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Saturday, August 29

2015 “Pier to Pier” History Walk & Festival | SF
Saturday, August 29 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Maritime Museum
2015
The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is hosting its 2nd Annual “Pier to Pier” Walk & Festival. The aim of this event is to promote outdoor exercise for adults 50+, but everyone is welcome to this family event. 2015 “Pier to Pier” History Walk & Festival Saturday, August ...
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises. Old Oakland Tour: This tour explores the 1870s business district where carefully restored ...

Indonesia Day Festival 2015 | Union Square
Saturday, August 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Indonesia Day Festival 2015 | 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 food. Indonesia Day 2015 Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 10 am to 5 pm Union Square, SF FREE 2015 Featured ...
2nd Annual Tomato Tasting | Mountain View
Saturday, August 29 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free - Registration is appreciated, but not required.
| Mountain View Public Library
2nd Annual Tomato Tasting | Mountain View
Urban farms and your neighbors provide tomatoes for you to taste and rate. Drop-in; no registration is required. Everyone is welcome. If you’d like to provide tomatoes, please contact Emily Weak at emily.weak@mountainview.gov or 650-526-7020
The Great San Francisco Hike: 5 Peaks & A Pub | SF
Saturday, August 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Parnassus & Willard
The Great San Francisco Hike:  5 Peaks & A Pub | SF
Come celebrate the anniversary of the fantastic San Francisco group hikes led by Jill Katz with a challenging but casual 6 mile hike exploring some amazing peaks, and then celebrate with tasty beverages. The Great San Francisco Hike “Come Hike” 4-Year Anniversary Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 1-4 pm Meeting ...
Summer Beats Free Concert: Beach Boys Tribute | Alameda
Saturday, August 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alameda South Shore Center
Summer Beats Free Concert: Beach Boys Tribute | Alameda
California Beach Boys play music from everyone’s favorite surf rock band.
“Supermoon” Night Over San Francisco
Saturday, August 29 – 7:44 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

Thanks to an optical illusion in the sky, the moon will appear bigger and brighter than normal in the San Francisco Bay Area in the night, during what astronomers call a “supermoon.” Because the sun is about 50,000 miles closer to the earth than at ...

Sunday, August 30

2015 Streets for People: Car-Free Streets, Live Music, Free Yoga & Dance | Fairfax
Sunday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bolinas Road (Fairfax)
2015 Streets for People: Car-Free Streets, Live Music, Free Yoga & Dance | Fairfax
Streets for People returns for its fourth year in downtown Fairfax as Bolinas Road (between Broadway and Elsie Lane) will be transformed into a lively car-free space from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday August 30, 2015. Make your way down the street and catch live music, enjoy ...
2015 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
Sunday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Parade is free. Festival admission is $10 in advance; $15 at the door
| Almaden and Park
2015 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
The 40th annual Silicon Valley Pride (formerly San Jose Pride) is the largest LGBT event held in the South Bay. This annual parade and festival celebrates the diversity of our community and promoting outreach and awareness while having a lot of fun as well. 2015 Silicon Valley Pride Festival Sunday, August 30, ...
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 30 – 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, ...

2015 Ukranian Festival: Music, Dance & Martial Arts | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, August 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
2015 Ukranian Festival: Music, Dance & Martial Arts | Golden Gate Park Band
Come out for Ukranian-American Day with the Golden Gate Park Band for Ukranian music, singing, and dancing. The Program features leading Ukrainian performers from the Greater Bay Area and Sacramento in authentic regional costumes performing traditional Kozak folk dances (incl. the world-renowned Hopak), songs and music ...
SF Olympians Festival VI: The Fundraiser Games & Picnic | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but this is a fundraiser, so donations are suggested.
| Pioneer Meadow (GG Park)
SF Olympians Festival VI: The Fundraiser Games & Picnic | Golden Gate Park
Dress in your best chiton and peplos, put some flowers in your hair or dust off those laurels you’ve been resting on, and come compete in a variety of field games (or cheer on those who do) of the first ever San Francisco Olympians Festival ...
2015 Silicon Valley Food & Art Festival | Cupertino
Sunday, August 30 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Entry is free, but food tastes will be $1 per taste.
| Cupertino Quinlan Community Center
2015 Silicon Valley Food & Art Festival | Cupertino
The 2015 Silicon Valley Food & Art Festival is a free multicultural festival featuring food and wine tastings, an amateur chef competition, chef demos, cultural entertainment, an art competition and exhibitions. Entry is free, but food is $1 per taste. There will be a local business expo ...

Tuesday, September 1

Treasure Island Music Festival | Volunteer to Get Free Tickets
Treasure Island Music Festival | Volunteer to Get Free Tickets
Do you want to do more than just attend the 2015 Treasure Island Music Festival? Get involved! Volunteering for Noise Pop at Treasure Island is a great way to not only attend the festival, but to get involved in the Bay Area music scene. Sign up to ...

Wednesday, September 2

Free Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland
Free Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises. Preservation Park Tour: On this tour, view fine details of the Victorian architecture. Sites ...

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 >> Please note, ...

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, September 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 2 to October 21, ...

Thursday, September 3

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, September 3 – 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, 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 ...

Jack London Square Waterfront: Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer 2015
Jack London Square Waterfront: Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer 2015

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October for 2015. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises. Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour ...

Sunday, September 6

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 6 – 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, ...

Monday, September 7

Labor Day Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park Band
Monday, September 7 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Labor Day Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park Band
On Monday , September 6, 2015 at 1 pm, The Golden Gate Park Band will present a wonderful concert of American and Patriotic music to celebrate Labor Day. All will take place at the bandshell in the music concourse of Golden Gate Park – right near ...

Wednesday, September 9

Free Oakland Walking Tour | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Garden
Free Oakland Walking Tour | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Garden

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October for 2014. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises. The six-month long tour season ensures ample opportunity to take in ...

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 >> Please note, ...

Thursday, September 10

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, September 10 – 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, September 12

Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party: Food + Music Festival | SF
Saturday, September 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*General admission is free and open to the public.
| 20th Street Corridor
Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party: Food + Music Festival | SF
Get ready to party with 15,000 summer lovin’ people at this delicious summer feast and street party over three blocks, with two stages of alt-indie bands and DJs curated by Noisepop, and food and drinks from some of the neighborhood’s top restaurants, businesses, and artisans and a cooking ...

Sunday, September 13

“Kidchella 2015″ Kids Summer Music Festival: The Andyland Band | Redwood City
Sunday, September 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square

For three summer Sundays each year, kindie (that’s kid indie) rock artist Andy-Z will be the Master of Music and Play by bringing his high energy to Courthouse Square in Redwood City. Kids can rock out and dance in a safe and fun environment and enjoy live ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 13 – 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, ...

Opera in the Park 2015 | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 13 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow
Opera in the Park 2015 | Golden Gate Park
The San Francisco Opera puts on their annual free concert in Sharon Meadow on the east side of Golden Gate Park, just west of Haight and Stanyan. Bring a picnic and enjoy this outdoor concert which will feature highlights from the Opera’s fall season and some of ...
Summer Concert, Market & Kids’ Games | Niles Town Plaza
Sunday, September 13 – 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 ...