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Thursday, August 25

Free National Park Weekend | August 25-28
Thursday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Muir Woods National Monument
Free National Park Weekend | August 25-28
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 National Monument and Yosemite National Park from August 25 through 28, 2016.
“Glee 3D” Sing-Along Outdoor Cinema & Costume Party | Jack London Square
Thursday, August 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Enjoy an evening of song, dance and movie classics on the waterfront with free outdoor screenings of popular musicals. This lively film series will screen fan favorites on special evenings at sundown. Bring blankets and chairs. Please note that start times may change based on ...

Friday, August 26

Art on the Square | Redwood City
Friday, August 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Art on the Square | Redwood City

Art on the Square features the best in fine arts and crafts each month between June and August at Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City. Complementing Music on the Square and the PAL Blues, Art, and BBQ Festival, Art on the Square showcases original painting, photography, ...

2016 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Friday | East Bay
Friday, August 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Antonius Coptic Church
2016 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Friday | East Bay

Come visit the 27th annual King Tut Festival, where you will be instantly transported back in time to see a village of Egyptians making handmade food, playing live music, creating hand-made items and displaying a bazaar with one of a kind imported items. 2016 King ...

Bissap Baobab’s 18th Anniv. Street Party: AfroHouse DJs & Live Music | Oakland
Friday, August 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food & drinks
| Bissap Baobab Oakland
Bissap Baobab's 18th Anniv. Street Party: AfroHouse DJs & Live Music | Oakland
Bissap Baobab is celebrating 18 years of food, culture and community. Join in to celebrate the occasion on Friday, August 26, 2016 for Bissap Baobab’s 18th Anniversary Summer Sidewalk Party. The sidewalk party kicks off at 6 pm. Bissap Baobab’s All-Star Resident DJs Santero (Africa Caliente, Latin/Afro-Caribean ...
2016 “Halloween in August” Antique Store Party | Pleasanton
Friday, August 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | American Harvest
2016
French and American antique store, American Harvest, will be hosting their popular Halloween Party from 7-9 pm on Friday, August 26, 2016. “Halloween?” you might ask, “In August?” Hey, we didn’t make it up. Apparently August Halloween last two days; the festivities will continue on Saturday, August 27th from 10 ...
50/50 Art Show: 50 Works, 50 Days, 50+ Artists | Pacifica
Friday, August 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission after 8 pm. Advance preview is $25 in advance / $30 at the door.
| Sanchez Art Center
50/50 Art Show: 50 Works, 50 Days, 50+ Artists | Pacifica
Come to the public opening reception for the 8th annual 50/50 art show at Sanchez Art Center from 8-9:30 pm on Friday, August 26, 2016. The Sanchez Art Center 50/50 Show – a much anticipated extravaganza of art and artists – buzzes with attendees vying for ...
2016 Movie Under the Stars: “Minions” | Menlo Park
Friday, August 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Chestnut Paseo (Menlo Park)
2016 Movie Under the Stars:

The 2016 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies in Downtown Menlo Park on the Chestnut Paseo. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the ...

Saturday, August 27

2016 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Saturday
Saturday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | University Avenue (Palo Alto)
2016 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Saturday

The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts takes place annually on tree-lined University Avenue in beautiful downtown Palo Alto, featuring 300 fine artists and crafters whose display booths are placed back-to-back along University Avenue. In the past, it has attracted over 150,000 people from throughout the West ...

29th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Chinatown
29th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Saturday | Oakland

Come to the 29th annual Chinatown StreetFest, spanning nine to ten blocks of Chinatown, with more than 200 booths showcasing a myriad of delicious foods and unique Asian products, to experience the traditions that Oakland’s Chinatown has so diligently preserved. There will be arts & crafts, entertainment on ...

2016 East Bay SPCA Adopt-A-Thon & $10 Microchips | Oakland
Saturday, August 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2016 East Bay SPCA Adopt-A-Thon & $10 Microchips | Oakland
The East Bay SPCA will host its 8th Annual Adopt-A-Thon at Jack London Square from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, August 27, 2016. More than 350 adoptable animals from the many East Bay pet adoption agencies will be present, including dogs, cats, bunnies, guinea pigs, rats, ...
2016 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Saturday | East Bay
Saturday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | St. Antonius Coptic Church
2016 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Saturday | East Bay

Come visit the 27th annual King Tut Festival, where you will be instantly transported back in time to see a village of Egyptians making handmade food, playing live music, creating hand-made items and displaying a bazaar with one of a kind imported items. 2016 King ...

Annual Bay Bombs Car Show | Union City
Saturday, August 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch.
| Charles F Kennedy Park
Annual Bay Bombs Car Show | Union City
Bay Bombs Car Club is hosting their Annual Car Show. They invite you and your family out to enjoy a day checking out some firme ranflas (beautiful cars), food and entertainment from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, August 27, 2016. Free to watch. Car pre-registration is $25 & ...
Free National Park Weekend | 2016
Free National Park Weekend | 2016

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park. Yosemite park waves their ...

2016 Stockton Pride: Live Music, Drag & Fun-filled Carnival
Saturday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Weber Point Events Center
2016 Stockton Pride: Live Music, Drag & Fun-filled Carnival
The annual Stockton Pride Celebration brings the LGBT community a lively blend of music, dance, drag and activities to entertain all ages. 2016 Stockton Pride Saturday, August 27, 2016 | 11 am to 6 pm Weber Point Events Center | 221 N Center St, Stockton FREE, but a $5 donation is requested2016 Entertainment ...
35th Annual Italian Family Festa: Saturday | San Jose
Saturday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
35th Annual Italian Family Festa: Saturday | San Jose

The 35th Annual Italian Family Festa will take place in History Park San Jose. Enjoy authentic Italian food, arts and crafts, a wine garden, family fun, bocce ball contests, culinary demos, a grape stomp, and other entertainment. 2016 Italian Family Festa – Saturday, August 27, 2016 ...

Indonesia Day Festival 2016 | Union Square
Saturday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Indonesia Day Festival 2016 | Union Square
Indonesia Day is an annual event that aims to celebrate, commemorate, and introduce the diversity and heritage of the Indonesian culture through the showcase of Indonesian art, dance, music and a day full of Indonesian culinary. Indonesia Day 2016 Saturday, August 27, 2016 | 11 am to ...
SF Etsy Summer Pop-Up Market: 60+ Artisans & Beer Garden | SF
Saturday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks. Beer is for purchase.
| Ghirardelli Square
SF Etsy Summer Pop-Up Market: 60+ Artisans & Beer Garden | SF

Etsy comes to life with over 60 local artisans in the spacious Ghirardelli Square, so come out and shop local. Enjoy the beer garden from Lagunitas, chocolate and ice cream (all food and drinks are for purchase) and one of the best views of the Bay. SF Etsy Summer ...

1880s Vintage Base Ball: Golden Gate Cup Championship | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Big Rec Field (Golden Gate Park)
1880s Vintage Base Ball: Golden Gate Cup Championship | Golden Gate Park

Come on out to Big Rec in Golden Gate Park (7th Ave and Irving) and see base ball played by 1880s rules, using vintage style uniforms and equipment. Bay Area Vintage Base Ball is the first and longest running vintage base ball league in the Bay ...

South Bay Expo 2016: Graffiti Art & Breakdancing | San Jose
Saturday, August 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
South Bay Expo 2016: Graffiti Art & Breakdancing | San Jose
South Bay Expo 2016 is the exclusive expo-trade show in San Jose and Northern California that is now two years strong in delivering vendors and artists to the general public within the halls of the Santa Clara Fairgrounds. This 2016, expect for the following: Over 100 Different ...
AugustFest: The Bay Area’s Newest Beer Festival | 21st Amendment
Saturday, August 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free but it'll be $5 for food and beer tickets.
| 21st Amendment (San Leandro)
AugustFest: The Bay Area's Newest Beer Festival | 21st Amendment
With a 95,000 square foot brewery, world headquarters and production facility (that used to be a Kelloggs Factory) in San Leandro, it was only a matter of time before 21st Amendment launched an annual beer fest worthy of Tony the Tiger and his frosted flakes. ...
Poco Dolce’s 6th Annual Chocolate Tasting Week | SF
Saturday, August 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Poco Dolce Chocolates
Poco Dolce's 6th Annual Chocolate Tasting Week | SF

Come join the 6th Annual Tasting Week from August 22 to 27, 2016. They are always testing out new flavors and recipes at Poco Dolce Chocolates & Confections. They are a local confections kitchen that specializing in handmade bittersweet chocolates. The 6th Annual Tasting Week will ...

2016 Osaka Matsuri: SF’s “Sister City” Food, Dance & Music | Japantown
Saturday, August 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2016 Osaka Matsuri: SF’s “Sister City” Food, Dance & Music | Japantown
Japantown is pleased to host “Osaka Matsuri,” an event to celebrate their oldest sister city relationship with Osaka, Japan. This summer, San Francisco is celebrating its 59th year of its relationship with Japanese sister city Osaka by hosting “Osaka Matsuri.” Enjoy Japanese music and dance performances at the ...
Facebook County Fair: Pie-Eating Contests, Festival Rides & Live Music | Menlo Park
Saturday, August 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required on Eventbrite
| Facebook Headquarters
Facebook County Fair: Pie-Eating Contests, Festival Rides & Live Music | Menlo Park
Join this family-fun County Fair on August 27, 2016 at Facebook Farmers Market in Menlo Park from 2:30pm to 7pm. Expect fun festival rides, games, fair-inspired foods, pie-eating contests, live animals, music, dancing and much more family fun happening at the Facebook County Fair. Free but RSVP Required ...

Sunday, August 28

52nd Annual Niles Antique Faire & Flea Market | East Bay
Sunday, August 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Niles Town Plaza
52nd Annual Niles Antique Faire & Flea Market | East Bay
Niles will be brimming with bargains that spill out onto the streets during this once-a-year multi-block event from 6 am to 4 pm on Sunday, August 28, 2016. The entire downtown will be blocked off for vendors to display antiques, collectibles, arts, crafts, food, and more. Traditionally on the ...
“NFL Punt, Pass & Kick” Kids’ Competition | Oakland
Sunday, August 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland High School
East Bay Flag Football is hosting the Official NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Competition, a free event for boys and girls 6-15 years old happening on the Oakland High School Football Field at 9 am on Sunday, August 28, 2016. The NFL Punt, Pass & Kick program is a national skills competition. The top finisher ...
2016 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Sunday
Sunday, August 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | University Avenue (Palo Alto)
2016 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Sunday

The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts takes place annually on tree-lined University Avenue in beautiful downtown Palo Alto, featuring 300 fine artists and crafters whose display booths are placed back-to-back along University Avenue. In the past, it has attracted over 150,000 people from throughout the West ...

29th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, August 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Chinatown
29th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Sunday | Oakland

Come to the 29th annual Chinatown StreetFest, spanning nine to ten blocks of Chinatown, with more than 200 booths showcasing a myriad of delicious foods and unique Asian products, to experience the traditions that Oakland’s Chinatown has so diligently preserved. There will be arts & crafts, entertainment on ...

2016 Streets for People: Car-Free Fun, Live Music & Dance | North Bay
Sunday, August 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bolinas Road (Fairfax)
2016 Streets for People: Car-Free Fun, Live Music & Dance | North Bay
Streets for People returns to downtown Fairfax with Bolinas Road (between Broadway and Elsie Lane) transforming into a lively car-free space. 2016 Fairfax Streets for People Sunday, August 28, 2016 | 10 am to 4 pm Bolinas Road (between Broadway and Elsie Lane) FREE Enjoy strolling down the streets, checking out ...
Free National Park Day | 2016
Free National Park Day | 2016

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park. Yosemite park waves their ...