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Thursday, August 21

Ambiance Shopping Party: Free Bubbly, Snacks & Discounts | Haight
Thursday, August 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ambiance (Haight-Ashbury)
Ambiance Shopping Party: Free Bubbly, Snacks & Discounts | Haight

Stop by Ambiance’s four San Francisco locations for complimentary bubbly drinks, nibbles, and prize giveaways every half hour from 5-9 pm. You’ll enjoy 10% off regular items and take an additional 20% off sale items. 2014 Ambiance Parties August 7 – Marina District (1858-1864 Union ...

Twilight by the Lake: 10 Piece R&B Band & Free Snacks | Oakland
Thursday, August 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cathedral of Christ the Light
Twilight by the Lake: 10 Piece R&B Band & Free Snacks | Oakland

Last Minute is a 10-piece R&B cover band playing old school Soul and Rhythm and Blues from the ’60s and ’70s to the present. The show is full of fun, good time music and plenty of chances for dancing. Lead singer William Hill teams with …

2014 Eugene O’Neill Festival Sneak Peek | East Bay
Thursday, August 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lafayette Library
2014 Eugene O'Neill Festival Sneak Peek | East Bay

Eric Fraisher Hayes, VP of Artistic Programming for Role Players Ensemble Theater, will visit to discuss the The 15th Annual Eugene O’Neill Festival.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Held in September, the festival promises to be a blockbuster, with a schedule that includes the production of …

Final Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “The Lego Movie” | Jack London Square
Thursday, August 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Final Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night:

Cozy up at Jack London Square this summer for free outdoor screenings of hit movies on Thursdays at sundown from June to August in 2014, including newer releases like Gravity and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, and classics like Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Arrive early with blankets in-hand ...

Movies on the Square: “The Croods” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 21 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square:

The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world’s first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new …

Friday, August 22

Subpar Mini Golf’s 2nd Birthday: $2 Round of Golf | SF
Subpar Mini Golf's 2nd Birthday: $2 Round of Golf | SF

Subpar Miniature Golf is turning 2, on Friday, August 22, 2014 and to celebrate, for the first time ever, they’re offering rounds of golf for just $2 (limit one round per player).
Get in on the deal while it lasts as it’ll probably be the last …

2014 “Halloween in August” Antique Store Party | Pleasanton
Friday, August 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | American Harvest
2014

French and American antique store, American Harvest, will be hosting the ever popular Halloween Party on Friday, August 22, 2014 from 7-9 pm.
“Halloween??” you might ask, “In August??” Hey, we didn’t make it up. Apparently August Halloween is two days, because these festivities will continue on Saturday, August …

50/50 Art Show: 50 Works, 50 Days, 50+ Artists | Pacifica
Friday, August 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sanchez Art Center
50/50 Art Show: 50 Works, 50 Days, 50+ Artists | Pacifica

Come to the public opening reception for the 6th annual 50/50 art show at Sanchez Art Center from 7:30-9:30 pm on Friday, August 22, 2014.
69 artists have created 50 small works in 50 days, resulting in this one exhibit comprising over 3,000 artworks. 
The artists’ mediums range …

Win Tix: 2014 Soundwave: Multi-Sensory & Water-Sonic Phenomena | SF
Friday, August 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $10 General Admission, $15 Discounted
| SOMArts Cultural Center
2014 Soundwave: Multi-Sensory & Water-Sonic Phenomena | SF

Water and sound generate incredible phenomena. Be part of an amazing evening dedicated to unraveling visible sound and vibration. Experience these multi-sensory performances of water-sonic phenomena with performing artists Marielle V. Jakobsons, Joshua Churchill, and Matt Baldwin with Moses Hacmon.
Soundwave is the Bay Area’s largest …

Saturday, August 23

2014 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Saturday
Saturday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | University Avenue (Palo Alto)
2014 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 ...

27th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Chinatown
27th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Saturday | Oakland

Schedule for Saturday, August 23, 2014
Cultural Stage

10:30 am: Lake Merrit Child Care Center (youth performances)
11:00 am: Nguyen Dance Company
11:30 am: Alameda Table Tennis Club Exhibition
Noon: Ben’s Shaolin Kung Fu Lion Dance Team (lion dance and martial arts demonstration)
12:30 pm: Opening Ceremonies
1:00 pm: Prescott Circus (youth …

Happy Kids Day 2014: Multi-Cultural Dance, Music & Games | Cupertino
Saturday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Cupertino)
Happy Kids Day 2014: Multi-Cultural Dance, Music & Games | Cupertino

The 2014 Happy Kids Day will be held from 10 am to 5 pm on August 23, 2014 at Memorial Park in Cupertino.
As one of the largest family-oriented events in the San Francisco Bay Area with over 30,000 attendees annually, Happy Kids Day hosts a …

2014 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Union City
Saturday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kennedy Park (Union City)
2014 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Union City

Ready to see some stars and sample some sisig? Then come out to Union City for the Annual Adobo Festival on Saturday and Sunday, August 23-24, 2014 The festival features performances from famous Filipino entertainers, competitions, cook-offs, games and a bazaar. 2014 Adobo Festival August 23-24, 2014 ...

2014 Burning Man Cycle Swap: 70+ Vendors & Free BBQ | Sunnyvale
2014 Burning Man Cycle Swap: 70+ Vendors & Free BBQ | Sunnyvale

Get your beater bike back into shape in time for Burning Man at the 6th annual Cycle Swap at the Sunnyvale Sports Basement store from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, August 24, 2013.
Come check out the huge assortment of new and used bikes, …

2014 Stockton Pride Celebration | Drag, Comedy, DJs & Live Music
2014 Stockton Pride Celebration | Drag, Comedy, DJs & Live Music

The annual Stockton Pride Celebration once again takes place at Oak Grove Regional Park starting at 11 am on Saturday, August 23, 2014.
2014 Stockton Pride Entertainment
Featured on the Health Plan of San Joaquin Main Stage will be:

Taiko, Lipstixx Dance, Anasthesia Reve Jade, 1Lady
Sacramento spoken word artist Jovi Radtke accompanied …

2014 “Peace In The Park” Festival | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
2014

Peace in the Park festival brings together the diverse San Francisco and surrounding communities for a rejuvenating day of peaceful activities for all ages and backgrounds. The festival features local musicians and visual artists, Tai Chi, yoga, seminars, kids activities, and meditation.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
At …

2014 Assyrian Food Festival & Parade: Saturday | San Jose
Saturday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Assyrian Church of the East
2014 Assyrian Food Festival & Parade: Saturday | San Jose

Eat, mingle and learn about the people whose ancestral homeland is known in history as“the cradle of civilization”at the 22nd Annual Assyrian Food Festival, a celebration of the rich culture and heritage of Assyrians. 2014 Assyrian Food Festival - Saturday, August 23, 2014 | 11 am ...

34th Annual Italian Family Festa: Saturday | San Jose
Saturday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Guadalupe River Park
34th Annual Italian Family Festa: Saturday | San Jose

The 34th Annual Italian Family Festa will take place in Guadalupe River Park and Gardens in Little Italy, San Jose’s backyard. Enjoy authentic Italian food, arts and crafts, a wine garden, family fun, bocce ball contests, culinary demos, a grape stomp, and other entertainment. 2014 Italian ...

24 Hours of Wandering: Ocean to Marshes to Office Parks | SF
Saturday, August 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Caltrain Station
24 Hours of Wandering: Ocean to Marshes to Office Parks | SF

The Wanderers Union invite you to the crown jewel event of the wandering season – the 24Z wandering known as “Raccoon,” starting at 11 am on Saturday, August 23, 2014.
This long-distance event will take you to 24 zones in 24 hours. You’ll visit a wide range …

2014 Festival of Latin Culture: Live Music, Dance & Market | East Bay
Saturday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
2014 Festival of Latin Culture: Live Music, Dance & Market | East Bay

The 2014 Festival of Latin Culture day-long street fair celebrates Latin music, food, arts and crafts, dance and more from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturday, August 23, 2014.
Expect Latin music and dancing, family-friendly activities, over 30 vendor booths, historical and cultural programs, authentic …

Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party: Food + Music Festival | SF
Saturday, August 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 20th Street Corridor
Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party: Food + Music Festival | SF

Get ready for a delicious summer feast and dance party 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 including Flour + Water, Trick Dog, Central Kitchen, and more.

20th …

Anniversary Hike: 3 Peaks, 2 Stairways & 1 Pub | SF
Saturday, August 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Miraloma & Marne
Anniversary Hike:  3 Peaks, 2 Stairways & 1 Pub | SF

Come celebrate the anniversary of the fantastic San Francisco group hikes led by Jill Katz on Saturday, August 23, 2014.
Jill says: We will begin at Bus Stop (43) on Miraloma Dr & Marne Ave. After meeting up, we will explore Mount Davidson (1 peak), at 927 …

2014 Golden Bear Day: Cal Football & Sports Pep Rally | UC Berkeley
Saturday, August 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | California Memorial Stadium
2014 Golden Bear Day: Cal Football & Sports Pep Rally | UC Berkeley

Fans of all ages are invited to the second annual Golden Bear Day where they can meet many of their favorite Cal student-athletes, take photos and get autographs on Lisa and Douglas Goldman Plaza and on the concourse level of California Memorial Stadium.
2014 Golden Bear Day
Saturday, …

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Redwood City
Saturday, August 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sequoia High School
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Redwood City

For the 32nd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present The Taming of the Shrew, a feast of wit, outrageous clowning, and crazy plot twists in Renaissance-era Padua, Italy, as Kate and Petruchio meet, fight (a lot), and eventually negotiate their way through a “subversive and ...

Robin Williams Tribute: “Jumanji” Renegade Drive-In Movie Night | North Bay
Saturday, August 23 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Meetup and donations are accepted.
| Old Hamilton Theater Building
Robin Williams Tribute:

The North Bay Mobile Drive-In hits Novato with a renegade outdoor film screening in this DIY flash mob drive-in movie where you watch a flick on a 30-foot screen, tune your radio to 88.3, and drink in your car. There is no grass, so you’ll either want to sit in your car, or bring ...