Home » Archive by Category

Eating & Drinking

Monday, August 21

Solar Eclipse Celebrations: Free Eclipse Sunglasses & Coffee | SF
Monday, August 21 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free coffee & eclipse sunglasses if you bring your phone plug.
| San Francisco City Hall
Solar Eclipse Celebrations: Free Eclipse Sunglasses & Coffee | SF
Celebrate the Eclipse by unplugging for the Sun (bring your phone plug) at one of three SF locations: City Hall, Polk Street side next to ETrade on Market The Ferry Building They will be offering free coffee and eclipse sunglasses. CPUC. Mayor Ed Lee and CPUC Commissioners Carla Peterman ...
2017 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | UC Berkeley
Monday, August 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility
2017 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | UC Berkeley

Caltopia is an annual free two-day campus festival at the start of the UC Berkeley school year that’s free for the entire community – you don’t have to be a student to get in on the action and giveaways. 2017 Caltopia August 20-21, 2017 | ...

Poco Dolce’s 7th Annual Chocolate Tasting Week | SF
Monday, August 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Poco Dolce Chocolates
Poco Dolce's 7th Annual Chocolate Tasting Week | SF

Come join the 7th Annual Tasting Week from August 21 to 26, 2017. 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 7th Annual Tasting Week ...

Win Tix: The Brand New 2017-2018 “Oakland Beer Passport”
Monday, August 21 – All Day | Cost: WIN | All Over Oakland
There’s no better way to explore a place than to literally drink it in. Step into a world of adventure for your liver with the brand new Oakland Beer Passport for 2017-18. This passport is amazing, you get 22 beers at 22 bars for a total ...
2017 Pint Sized Plays: Beer-Themed Theater Festival | PianoFight
Monday, August 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, with a $10 suggested donation.
| PianoFight
2017 Pint Sized Plays: Beer-Themed Theater Festival | PianoFight

Pint Sized Plays is made up of short plays set in a bar, written by Bay Area playwrights. The only rule is that each play can’t run longer than it takes its characters to finish a beer. Pint Size Plays Every Monday in August | ...

Tuesday, August 22

Love Drinks & Art: Enjoy Free Cocktail | SF
Tuesday, August 22 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, an RSVP is required.
| 111 Minna Gallery
Love Drinks & Art: Enjoy Free Cocktail | SF
Come and enjoy delicious cocktails, amazing art and live Dj’s. RSVP and get one free signature cocktail with the EarlyTab app. Drinks are also available for purchase on the app at a discount.
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: The Odd Couple | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: The Odd Couple | Nob Hill

Wind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2017 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer movie nights are back at Top of the Mark featuring a selection of classic comedy, action, and drama flicks from the 1930s ...

Bach, a Beer & You: Musical Beer Sing-a-long | Mission Dist.
Tuesday, August 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, an RSVP is recommended, beer & food available for purchase
| Standard Deviant Brewing
Bach, a Beer & You: Musical Beer Sing-a-long | Mission Dist.
SFBC is taking over Standard Deviant Brewing for an evening of socializing and singing. Enjoy a custom brew and a taste of the Bach Choir. Artistic Director Magen Solomon will lead you through highlights of their 2017 – 2018 season. Standard Deviant will be brewing a ...
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, August 22 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF

Cookies and Comedy is a top notch comedy show highlighted by comics who in addition to having great material also have stage personas with a lot of flavor. This flavor is celebrated by bringing in some oven baked cookies for free. The show takes place at ...

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, August 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
| Tope Lounge
North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
8/22 Lineup: Sean Mckenzie Michael Brandon Mark Smalls Kevin Patrick Renner Chey Bell Greg Gettle
Timothy McSweeney’s Grand 50th Issue Release: New Works & Free Beer | SF
Tuesday, August 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Green Apple Books on the Park
Timothy McSweeney's Grand 50th Issue Release: New Works & Free Beer | SF
Did you know their glorious 50th issue is due August 29th? That’s right, fifty. They’ve pulled all the stops for this one, including can’t-miss new work from writers who they’ve long published — Jonathan Lethem, Lydia Davis, Sherman Alexie, Etgar Keret, Sheila Heti, Diane Williams, ...

Wednesday, August 23

Bay Area Girls Pint Out Happy Hour | Oakland
Wednesday, August 23 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. The Good Hop is giving you $1 off your first drink.
| The Good Hop
Bay Area Girls Pint Out Happy Hour | Oakland
Join the SF Bay Area Chapter of Girls Pint Out for Happy Hour. Come mix and mingle with other women interested in craft beer. Through social media, blog posts, and local events hosted by chapters, Girls Pint Out offers a forum for discussion, education, and fun. ...
Movie Night on the Green: “Up” & “Wes Anderson Documentary” | Marin
Wednesday, August 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin County Mart
Movie Night on the Green: “Up” &

Bring your family to the weekly and complimentary outdoor movie night series at the Marin Country Mart at 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm on Wednesdays, June 21 – August 30, 2017. All Marin Country Mart events are held in the courtyard, where greenery and seating ...

Thursday, August 24

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, August 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Presidio Twilight” – 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 under the ...

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Beatles Tribute | Concord
Thursday, August 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Beatles Tribute | Concord

The 28th Annual Music & Market Series returns to Todos Santos Plaza featuring a “Cream of the Crop” schedule of Bay Area bands, and one of the best Farmer’s Markets anywhere in downtown Concord from 6:30-8 pm from May through September. The Music & Market Series is ...

Friday, August 25

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, August 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of ...

Free Pizza & Startup Testing Party | SF
Friday, August 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Block71 San Francisco
Free Pizza & Startup Testing Party | SF
Hi guys, someone’s working on a startup called Ambit- and they need some of their friends to help them out. After work on Friday, come grab a pizza and participate in a test. You’ll be paired with someone and will record a short conversation (10 minutes). ...
2017 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Friday | East Bay
Friday, August 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Antonius Coptic Church
2017 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Friday | East Bay

Come visit the 28th 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. 2017 King ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, August 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...

4th Friday Happy Hour: Free Drinks, Snacks & Board Games | SF
Friday, August 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Rithm School
4th Friday Happy Hour: Free Drinks, Snacks & Board Games | SF
Join them for a free evening of drinks, snacks, music, positive vibes, and board games. They promise to keep laptops away, put the whiteboard markers aside, write 0 lines of code, and send no emails. Outco and Rithm School are banding together to host this shindig ...
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, August 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, August 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...

Saturday, August 26

30th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Chinatown
30th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Saturday | Oakland

Come to the 30th 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 two ...

2017 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Saturday | East Bay
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | St. Antonius Coptic Church
2017 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Saturday | East Bay

Come visit the 28th 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. 2017 King ...

First Annual Family Fair: Swag Bag, Live Music & Dancing | Antioch
Saturday, August 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Somersville Towne Center Mall
First Annual Family Fair: Swag Bag, Live Music & Dancing | Antioch
Excalibur Business Solutions is hosting the first annual Antioch Family Fair on August 26th from 10 am to 5 pm, at the Somersville Towne Center Mall outside parking lot. The event will feature live performances, children’s activities, vendors and much more. Children’s activities include trackless train ...
Treasure Island Flea “Dog Days of Summer” | SF
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea
TI Flea celebrates the ‘Dog Days of Summer’ with a special doggie themed Flea. From yappy hour to a doggie wedding and more. So bring Fido and get your Flea on. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday.
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Flour + Water | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, August 26 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Flour + Water | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Chef Evan Allumbaugh’s appreciation for Italian cuisine was a long time coming; he was making homemade pasta for his parents at age 11 at home in Orange ...
50th Anniversary Goethe Institut Open House: Poetry Slams & Beer Tastings | SF
Saturday, August 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Goethe-Institut San Francisco
50th Anniversary Goethe Institut Open House: Poetry Slams & Beer Tastings | SF
For 50 years, Goethe-Institut San Francisco has been celebrating German culture and language by organizing events in and around the Bay Area. On Saturday, August 26, the organization will commemorate the 50 year anniversary of being in San Francisco. An entire day filled with music, poetry ...
3rd Annual “AugustFest” Beer Festival | 21st Amendment
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free but food and drinks are for purchase.
| 21st Amendment (San Leandro)
3rd Annual
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 7th Annual Chocolate Tasting Week | SF
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Poco Dolce Chocolates
Poco Dolce's 7th Annual Chocolate Tasting Week | SF

Come join the 7th Annual Tasting Week from August 21 to 26, 2017. 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 7th Annual Tasting Week ...