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Tuesday, July 26

36th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Castro
Tuesday, July 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Theatre
36th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Castro
Streit’s: Matzo and the American Dream Just as its iconic pink box has graced the Passover seder tables of generations of American Jews, so, too, Streit’s matzo factory has stood for some 80 years on the Lower East Side’s Rivington Street, in an industrial building created ...

Thursday, July 28

Market Street Prototyping Festival Open House | SoMa
Thursday, July 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| The Strand Theater
Market Street Prototyping Festival Open House | SoMa
Join the Market Street Prototyping Festival’s Open House and preview 40 concepts – 30 that will debut during this year’s 3-day festival plus 10 projects from last year that will continue on for a 2-year stay – and offer feedback to the teams. This event brings ...

2016 SF Jewish Film Festival Free Film Day | Palo Alto
Thursday, July 28 – 1:50 pm | Cost: FREE | CineArts (Palo Alto)
2016 SF Jewish Film Festival Free Film Day | Palo Alto
Streit’s: Matzo and the American Dream Just as its iconic pink box has graced the Passover seder tables of generations of American Jews, so, too, Streit’s matzo factory has stood for some 80 years on the Lower East Side’s Rivington Street, in an industrial building created ...
“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, July 28 – 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 from mid-May to October. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax ...

Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower & Dark Sky | 2016
Thursday, July 28 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower & Dark Sky | 2016
The Delta Aquarids is an average shower that can produce up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris left behind by comets Marsden and Kracht. The shower runs annually from July 12 to August 23. Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower July 28-29, ...

Friday, July 29

2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason
Friday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason

The San Francisco Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will offer runners, spectators and health and fitness enthusiasts alike a variety of activities and opportunities to enjoy the excitement of race weekend, get deals on the latest endurance gear, learn tips on getting the most out ...

22nd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland
Friday, July 29 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $12 | NIMBY
22nd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland

The 2016 Brainwash Movie Festival is an eclectic show of (mostly short) movies curated from all over the world that you drive-in, bike-in, or walk-in to. The festival kicks off with drive-in nights on July 22-30, 2016 at Nimby (8410 Amelia St, Oakland). A must see again this year, ...

Saturday, July 30

2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason

The San Francisco Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will offer runners, spectators and health and fitness enthusiasts alike a variety of activities and opportunities to enjoy the excitement of race weekend, get deals on the latest endurance gear, learn tips on getting the most out ...

2016 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships
2016 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 31st Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find something for everyone, from the giant creature kites as big as houses, to the free kite making and ...

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Please note, due to Outside Lands Music Festival, the date has been moved to July 30th.
2016 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Saturday | Alameda
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Park Street (Alameda)
2016 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Saturday | Alameda

The 2016 Park Street Art & Wine Faire is Alameda’s biggest event of the year featuring over 300 arts, crafts, and food, local wines and regional beers, live music, and a special kids’ area from 10 am to 6 pm on July 30-31, 2016. Each day offers continuous ...

43rd Annual Roughwater Swim | Santa Cruz Wharf
Saturday, July 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch.
| Santa Cruz Wharf
43rd Annual Roughwater Swim | Santa Cruz Wharf
Recently named by the World Open Water Swimming Association as one of America’s Top Open Water Swims, this one-mile swim around the historic Santa Cruz Wharf attracts ocean swimmers from all over Northern California and it’s happening on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Starting on Main Beach ...
The Great Mac and Cheese Melt-Off
The Great Mac and Cheese Melt-Off
Experience the biggest Fête du Fromage in San Francisco! Ten+ of the best food trucks and pop-up shops will be mixing up mouthwatering Mac and Cheese specials all day long. Who will be the mac and cheesiest? Cast your vote for the chancellor of cheese, the ...
Magic Meadow Pagan Harvest Ritual “Lammas 2016” | Golden Gate Park
Magic Meadow Pagan Harvest Ritual
Celebrate the Pagan Lammas ritual in the Magic Meadow of Golden Gate Park at 1 pm on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Please bring vegetarian food, and drinks to to the ritual. In addition, please bring a cup as you will be making toasts. 2016 Lammas Day Ritual Intention: With ...
Final Night: 22nd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland
Saturday, July 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $12 | NIMBY
Final Night: 22nd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland

The 2016 Brainwash Movie Festival is an eclectic show of (mostly short) movies curated from all over the world that you drive-in, bike-in, or walk-in to. The festival kicks off with drive-in nights on July 22-30, 2016 at Nimby (8410 Amelia St, Oakland). A must see again this year, ...

Sunday, July 31

The 2016 San Francisco Marathon | Best Viewing Locations
Sunday, July 31 – 5:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch and cheer
| Sports Basement (Presidio)
The 2016 San Francisco Marathon | Best Viewing Locations
See your favorite runner or cheer all of them on as they get closer to the finish line of the San Francisco Marathon on Sunday, July 31, 2016 which starts at (gulp) 5:30 am. The annual Health & Fitness Expo takes place on Friday and Saturday, ...
2016 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships
2016 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 31st Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find something for everyone, from the giant creature kites as big as houses, to the free kite making and ...

2016 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Sunday | Alameda
Sunday, July 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Park Street (Alameda)
2016 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Sunday | Alameda

The 2016 Park Street Art & Wine Faire is Alameda’s biggest event of the year featuring over 300 arts, crafts, and food, local wines and regional beers, live music, and a special kids’ area from 10 am to 6 pm on July 30-31, 2016. Each day offers continuous ...

2016 Kinky “Up Your Alley” Fair | SoMa
Sunday, July 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a donations are requested.
| Dore Alley
2016 Kinky
This is no indie hipster fair with hand-knit scarves and folk music… Located in front of the legendary Powerhouse bar, nearly 15,000 fellow leather men and fetish enthusiasts engage in BDSM play at over 50 adult vendors at the 2016 Up Your Alley Fair. Spanking, punching, whips ...
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, July 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Please note, due to Outside Lands Music Festival, the date has been moved to July 31st.
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, July 31 – 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. Get ready for yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, a lively atmosphere and ...

2016 Porchfest: 50+ Historic Porches, Live Music & Food Trucks | Napa
Sunday, July 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Napa
2016 Porchfest: 50+ Historic Porches, Live Music & Food Trucks | Napa
Out of the garage and onto the porch, the fifth annual Napa Porchfest is here with free, live music on over 50 porches in historic neighborhoods of Napa. Porches have been selected and matched up with local bands ranging in styles from indie, bluegrass, New Wave pop, ...
Top 40 Dance Party in the Park | Burlingame
Sunday, July 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Washington Park (Burlingame)
Top 40 Dance Party in the Park | Burlingame

Burlingame Parks and Rec in concert with Veolia Water and the New England Lobster Market & Eatery proudly present the 2016 Music in the Park Concert Series held on Sundays from 1 to 3 pm in Washington Park. In addition to the concert, they will have face painting, ...

2016 Fiestas Fridas: Poetry Slam & Conga Drumming | Mission Dist.
Sunday, July 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | D'Maize Restaurant
2016 Fiestas Fridas: Poetry Slam & Conga Drumming | Mission Dist.

Celebrate the 109th birthday of Frida Kahlo and her love affair with San Francisco during a week of Fiestas Fridas taking place at locations throughout the Mission District. Oh and wear flowers in your hair. There will be a new documentary about Frida Kahlo from Mexico, a ...

Monday, August 1

First Day to RSVP: Smithsonian’s 12th Annual Free Museum Day | 2016
Monday, August 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Museum ticket required from http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/
| San Francisco Bay Area
First Day to RSVP: Smithsonian's 12th Annual Free Museum Day | 2016

Participating museums and cultural institutions nationwide will open their doors free of charge to all visitors during Smithsonian Magazine’s 12th annual Museum Day. Register for a free Museum Day tickets starting on August 1, 2016. 2016 Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Saturday, September 24, 2016 Participating Bay ...

Tuesday, August 2

36th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Berkeley
Tuesday, August 2 – 2:40 pm | Cost: FREE | Roda Theatre
36th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Berkeley
Streit’s: Matzo and the American Dream Just as its iconic pink box has graced the Passover seder tables of generations of American Jews, so, too, Streit’s matzo factory has stood for some 80 years on the Lower East Side’s Rivington Street, in an industrial building created ...

Wednesday, August 3

$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Dublin
Wednesday, August 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX
$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Dublin

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to August. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 am. Participating ...

Thursday, August 4

Music in the Park: Ozomatli | San Jose
Thursday, August 4 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $10 | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
Music in the Park: Ozomatli | San Jose

Music in the Park is back in San Jose for Summer 2016 with another round of top notch headliners entertaining the neighbors and visitors of Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park from 5:30-9 pm. Tickets are $10, but the headliners are usually well worth the price. 2016 ...

Thursday Summer Night Concert: Tom Petty Tribute | Walnut Creek
Thursday, August 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway Plaza
Thursday Summer Night Concert: Tom Petty Tribute | Walnut Creek

Get ready to dance the night away at the 2016 Broadway Plaza Summer Concert Series is back on three Thursdays in August. This year’s event will be located in Broadway Plaza’s brand new Event Plaza, which is near Macy’s and the newly opened Broadway Lane. 2016 ...

Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “East Side Sushi” | Jack London Sq.
Thursday, August 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night:

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of Jack London Square’s hit Waterfront Flicks series. From date night to family flick night, moviegoers can start their evenings early with dinner at one of Jack London Square’s ...