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Tuesday, July 7

57¢ Pancake Day | IHOP Anniversary
Tuesday, July 7 – All Day | Cost: $0.57 | IHOP (Marina District)
57¢ Pancake Day | IHOP Anniversary
Now that you’ve celebrated America’s birthday, it’s time to celebrate IHOP’s. On July 7, 2015, IHOP restaurants are rolling back the price to 57¢ for their Original Buttermilk Pancake Short Stacks. Stop by your local participating IHOP from 7 am-7 pm to join the celebration. IHOP’s 57¢ Pancake Day ...
Free Admission: 21st Annual “Sculpture in the Garden” | Walnut Creek
Tuesday, July 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ruth Bancroft Garden
Free Admission: 21st Annual
For one month every year, Walnut Creek’s Ruth Bancroft Garden, a spectacular dry garden featuring a unique display of succulents, cacti, and other drought-tolerant plants, transforms into an outdoor art gallery. Follow the meandering pathways to discover sculptures by local and regional artists.  Enjoy free admission on Tuesday, ...

Wednesday, July 8

SF Civic Symphony: Summer Orchestra Workshop | SF
Wednesday, July 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| African American Art & Culture Complex
SF Civic Symphony: Summer Orchestra Workshop | SF

San Francisco Civic Symphony’s 2015 Summer String Orchestra Music Workshop is a fun eight week workshop providing amateur musicians with little or no symphony experience a chance to explore music from “inside” an orchestra. SF Civic Symphony Orchestra Workshop Wednesdays, July 1 – August 19, 2015 | 7:30-9:30 ...

Thursday, July 9

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, July 9 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday,April 2 – October 29, 2015. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

Saturday, July 11

2015 Beast Crawl: 150 Authors, 30 Venue, 3 Hours | Oakland
Saturday, July 11 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Beer Garden
2015 Beast Crawl: 150 Authors, 30 Venue, 3 Hours | Oakland
Uptown Oakland’s Beast Crawl will hold its annual free literary festival featuring more than 150 writers in a single night, spread out at 30 East Bay venues over 3 hours on July 12, 2014. Local galleries, bars, restaurants, cafés, and storefronts will host dozens of events, including ...

Sunday, July 12

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, July 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

Summer Concert, Market & Kids’ Games | Niles Town Plaza
Sunday, July 12 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Niles Town Plaza
Summer Concert, Market & Kids' Games | Niles Town Plaza

Come on down to Niles Town Plaza for the 6th season of the Niles Plaza Summer Concert Series on the second Sunday of the month from June to September. Bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic while enjoying the sunshine, music, vendors and family games from 2-5 ...

Thursday, July 16

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, July 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday,April 2 – October 29, 2015. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

Saturday, July 18

Poochella 2015: Epic Dog & Music Festival | Dolores Park
Poochella 2015: Epic Dog & Music Festival | Dolores Park
Poochella 2015, San Francisco’s own dog festival hits Dolores Park, so come out and chill, listen to music, make friends, eat delicious food, and participate in, or watch some epic pooch festivities – all for a good cause. Poochella 2015 Saturday, July 18, 2015 | 1 pm Dolores Park, San ...

Sunday, July 19

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, July 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

Thursday, July 23

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, July 23 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday,April 2 – October 29, 2015. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

Thursday, July 30

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, July 30 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday,April 2 – October 29, 2015. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

Saturday, August 1

Annual Peddlers Faire: Vintage, Antiques & Collectibles | Martinez
Saturday, August 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Martinez
Annual Peddlers Faire: Vintage, Antiques & Collectibles | Martinez
One of the largest outdoor antique and collectible shows in northern California is held on the streets of downtown Martinez on Sat., May 16 and Sat., Aug. 1, 2015 from 8 am to 4 pm. You will find plenty to choose from as dealers will be showing ...
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. There are over a million items for sale. Enjoy free admission.

Sunday, August 2

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. There are over a million items for sale. Enjoy free admission.

Wednesday, August 5

Oakland A’s vs. Baltimore Orioles | $2 Ticket Day
Wednesday, August 5 – 12:35 pm | Cost: $2*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's vs. Baltimore Orioles | $2 Ticket Day

Oakland A’s single game tickets are on sale and once again every A’s Wednesday home game in 2015 is a “$2 Wednesday” thanks to BART. Tickets are good for the sorta crappy seats in the Plaza Reserved sections. 2015 BART $2 Wednesdays Schedule Athletics vs Texas ...

Thursday, August 6

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, August 6 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday,April 2 – October 29, 2015. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

Sunday, August 9

Summer Concert, Market & Kids’ Games | Niles Town Plaza
Sunday, August 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Niles Town Plaza
Summer Concert, Market & Kids' Games | Niles Town Plaza

Come on down to Niles Town Plaza for the 6th season of the Niles Plaza Summer Concert Series on the second Sunday of the month from June to September. Bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic while enjoying the sunshine, music, vendors and family games from 2-5 ...

Thursday, August 13

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, August 13 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday,April 2 – October 29, 2015. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

Saturday, August 15

The 420 Games: 10K Run, Beer Garden & Free Pato Banton Concert | Golden Gate Park
The 420 Games: 10K Run, Beer Garden & Free Pato Banton Concert | Golden Gate Park
The 420 Games is a series of runs, bike rides and other fun athletic events that advocate the responsible use of marijuana. The goal is help to de-stigmatize the millions of people who use marijuana in a positive manner via athletic achievement. The 420 Games at ...

Sunday, August 16

St. Stephen’s Day: Hungarian Music, Singing & Dancing | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, August 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
St. Stephen's Day: Hungarian Music, Singing & Dancing | Golden Gate Park Band

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 133rd season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm and are free and open to the public. All concerts feature music of specific ...

Thursday, August 20

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, August 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday,April 2 – October 29, 2015. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

Saturday, August 22

Free A’s Post-Game Star Wars Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland
Saturday, August 22 – 9:05 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A's Post-Game Star Wars Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game ends, whether the A’s win or lose. There’s no need to pay ...

Sunday, August 23

Free Irish Dance & Music Concert | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, August 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Irish Dance & Music Concert | Golden Gate Park Band
The Golden Gate Park Band celebrates Robert Emmet Day with a program of Irish music, dancing, and costumes. Robert Emmet was an Irish nationalist and Republican, orator and rebel leader. He led an abortive rebellion against British rule in 1803 and was captured, tried and executed for high ...

Tuesday, August 25

Free National Park Day | 2015
Tuesday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Muir Woods National Monument
Free National Park Day | 2015
In honor of the National Parks Service’s birthday, get free admission (and your parking fees waved) at all the National Parks around the United States including Muir Woods and Yosemite on August 25.

Wednesday, September 2

Oakland A’s vs. LA Angels | $2 Ticket Day
Wednesday, September 2 – 12:35 pm | Cost: $2*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's vs. LA Angels | $2 Ticket Day

Oakland A’s single game tickets are on sale and once again every A’s Wednesday home game in 2015 is a “$2 Wednesday” thanks to BART. Tickets are good for the sorta crappy seats in the Plaza Reserved sections. 2015 BART $2 Wednesdays Schedule Athletics vs Texas ...

Saturday, September 5

Free Fishing Day 2015 | SF
Saturday, September 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier Seven
Free Fishing Day 2015 | SF

Have you ever felt the excitement of watching your bobber suddenly jiggle, then dive out of sight? Or feel the tap-tap-tap of a bass as it tastes the worm on the end of your line? What’s that? You say you never learned to fish? Dept ...

Wednesday, September 9

Oakland A’s vs. Houston Astros | $2 Ticket Day
Wednesday, September 9 – 7:05 pm | Cost: $2*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's vs. Houston Astros | $2 Ticket Day

Oakland A’s single game tickets are on sale and once again every A’s Wednesday home game in 2015 is a “$2 Wednesday” thanks to BART. Tickets are good for the sorta crappy seats in the Plaza Reserved sections. 2015 BART $2 Wednesdays Schedule Athletics vs Texas ...

Sunday, September 20

2015 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow
2015
If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 35th Annual Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon. The biggest single-day comedy event of the ...

Wednesday, September 23

Oakland A’s vs. Texas Rangers | $2 Ticket Day
Wednesday, September 23 – 7:05 pm | Cost: $2*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's vs. Texas Rangers | $2 Ticket Day

Oakland A’s single game tickets are on sale and once again every A’s Wednesday home game in 2015 is a “$2 Wednesday” thanks to BART. Tickets are good for the sorta crappy seats in the Plaza Reserved sections. 2015 BART $2 Wednesdays Schedule Athletics vs Texas ...