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Tuesday, August 4

35th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Berkeley
Tuesday, August 4 – 2:40 pm | Cost: FREE | California Theatre (Berkeley)
35th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Berkeley
Few westward journeys were as exciting as that taken by American Sephardic-Jewish photographer and artist Solomon Nunes Carvalho in 1853–54, with pioneering explorer John C. Fremont’s fifth expedition. Born in 1815 to Sephardic Jews, Carvalho grew up in Charleston, South Carolina’s thriving Jewish community. Gifted in ...

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

2015 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Tanya Holland, Brown Sugar Kitchen | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Thursday, August 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: $4.95*
*Tacolicious tacos are typically $4.95, but prices may vary.
| Ferry Building
2015 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Tanya Holland, Brown Sugar Kitchen | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Taco lovers, rejoice – Tacolicious’s annual Guest Chef Series is back at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Visit the Tacolicious stand on Thursdays (10 am to 2 pm) to taste some of the most delicious and creative tacos around, made by the Bay Area’s hottest ...

“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 ...

Saturday, August 8

Shakespeare in the Park: “Macbeth” | Oakland
Saturday, August 8 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Shakespeare in the Park:

Vallejo Shakespeare in the Park (VSP) presents its annual Shakespeare festival with performances of Macbeth by William Shakespeare, directed by Clinton Vidal. Each event will have picnic style seating; please bring a blanket to sit on. No chairs will be allowed, except for a handicapped section. ...

Sunday, August 9

“Kidchella 2015″ Kids Summer Music Festival: The Hipwaders | Redwood City
Sunday, August 9 – 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, August 9 – 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, ...

49ers 2015 Training Camp Open Practice | Levi’s Stadium
49ers 2015 Training Camp Open Practice | Levi's Stadium
The San Francisco 49ers will hold 11 training camp sessions before the start of the football season, and the team’s August 9, 2015 camp practice at Levi’s Stadium is open to the public by way of a random drawing. Free, but you must register by 5 pm ...
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 ...

Shakespeare in the Park: “Macbeth” | Oakland
Sunday, August 9 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Shakespeare in the Park:

Vallejo Shakespeare in the Park (VSP) presents its annual Shakespeare festival with performances of Macbeth by William Shakespeare, directed by Clinton Vidal. Each event will have picnic style seating; please bring a blanket to sit on. No chairs will be allowed, except for a handicapped section. ...

Monday, August 10

Perseid Meteor Shower | 2015
Monday, August 10 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Perseid Meteor Shower | 2015
It’s the biggest meteor shower of the year, so you better stay up late and grab your binoculars. The annual Perseid meteor shower is the glittery result of Earth’s passage through a stream of debris left behind by a comet, so you should expect to see meteor rates as high ...

Thursday, August 13

2015 Tacolicious Guest Chef: James Lalonde, Bocadillos | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Thursday, August 13 – 10:00 am | Cost: $4.95*
*Tacolicious tacos are typically $4.95, but prices may vary.
| Ferry Building
2015 Tacolicious Guest Chef: James Lalonde, Bocadillos | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Taco lovers, rejoice – Tacolicious’s annual Guest Chef Series is back at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Visit the Tacolicious stand on Thursdays (10 am to 2 pm) to taste some of the most delicious and creative tacos around, made by the Bay Area’s hottest ...

“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 ...

2015 Hot Summer Nights: Hot Rod Show & 1950s DJ | Danville
Thursday, August 13 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hartz Ave (Danville)
2015 Hot Summer Nights: Hot Rod Show & 1950s DJ | Danville

In its 20th year, Danville’s Hot Summer Nights features hundreds of hot rods and classic cars along Hartz Avenue along with a disc jockey spinning nostalgic 1950s and ’60s music, vendor booths and awards for the favorite collector vehicles. Expect to see rare one-of-a-kind collector ...

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

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 16 – 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, ...

Burning Man “Beyond The Fence” Trunk Show & DJ Party | SF
Sunday, August 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mighty
Burning Man
Prepare for the Playa by shimmying to DJs as you shop for your Burning Man Festival get-up at Mighty’s 9th Annual “Beyond The Fence” Trunk Show, which highlights over 30 local, independent designers selling duds perfect for the desert from noon to 7 pm on Sunday, ...
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

2015 Tacolicious Guest Chef: James Syhabout, Hawker Fare | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Thursday, August 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: $4.95*
*Tacolicious tacos are typically $4.95, but prices may vary.
| Ferry Building
2015 Tacolicious Guest Chef: James Syhabout, Hawker Fare | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Taco lovers, rejoice – Tacolicious’s annual Guest Chef Series is back at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Visit the Tacolicious stand on Thursdays (10 am to 2 pm) to taste some of the most delicious and creative tacos around, made by the Bay Area’s hottest ...

“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 starts, whether the A’s win or lose. There’s no need to pay ...

Sunday, August 23

Festival of the Chariots 2015 | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow
Festival of the Chariots 2015 | Golden Gate Park
The “Festival of the Chariots,” known throughout India as the “Ratha Yatra” festival, has been performed for thousands of years in Puri, India, and today it is celebrated in all major cities through out the world. More than 3,000 people attend each year in San Francisco ...
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 23 – 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, ...

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, August 26

Free Outdoor Movie Night: “The Avengers” | San Jose
Wednesday, August 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Pedro Square Market
Free Outdoor Movie Night:

Bring the family and invite your friends to enjoy the summer weather, market eateries, and some of our favorite movies on the big screen under the San Pedro Square Market sign. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs, and see you at dusk. 2015 Outdoor Movie Nights ...

Thursday, August 27

2015 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Liam Mayclem, KCBS’s Foodie Chap | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Thursday, August 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: $4.95*
*Tacolicious tacos are typically $4.95, but prices may vary.
| Ferry Building
2015 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Liam Mayclem, KCBS’s Foodie Chap | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Taco lovers, rejoice – Tacolicious’s annual Guest Chef Series is back at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Visit the Tacolicious stand on Thursdays (10 am to 2 pm) to taste some of the most delicious and creative tacos around, made by the Bay Area’s hottest ...

Saturday, August 29

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

Sunday, August 30

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 ...

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 ...