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Wednesday, August 27

Four Barrel’s 6th Birthday: Free Coffee, Cake, Petting Zoo & Pinball | SF
Wednesday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Four Barrel Coffee
Four Barrel's 6th Birthday: Free Coffee, Cake, Petting Zoo & Pinball | SF

It’s time to toast to one of the city’s best roasts at Four Barrel Coffee’s 6th Birthday Bash from 7 am to 4 pm on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at their Valencia storefront.
From 7 am to 4 pm, all Four Barrel drinks will be free which includes coffee, espresso, …

Movie Night on the Green: “Horton Hears a Who” | Marin
Wednesday, August 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin Country Mart
Movie Night on the Green:

Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.

Cruise-In: Hot Rods, Bikes, Bands & Booze | Thee Parkside
Wednesday, August 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Thee Parkside
Cruise-In: Hot Rods, Bikes, Bands & Booze | Thee Parkside

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Featuring Chrome Eagle, White Barons, and DJ Binksebus Eruptum
White Barons play whiskey-soaked punk rock for your whiskey-soaked face.

Jessica Battilana’s “Corn” Cookbook | Omnivore Books
Wednesday, August 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Jessica Battilana's

Jessica Battilana writes about food and the people who make it.
A former cheesemonger, caterer and private chef (and East coast transplant), she now lives in San Francisco and spends her days chronicling chefs and restaurants, developing and testing recipes, co-writing cookbooks, and otherwise messing around …

Thursday, August 28

Ambiance Shopping Party: Free Bubbly, Snacks & Discounts | Noe Valley
Thursday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ambiance (Noe Valley)
Ambiance Shopping Party: Free Bubbly, Snacks & Discounts | Noe Valley

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 ...

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park

BEER GARDEN + HAPPY HOUR until 7pm
Get $3 pints & $13 Pitchers
- Anchor Steam ($3/$13 all night)
- Oaktown Brown
- Drakes Hefeweizen
- Sangria ($3 glass / $13 carafe)
Plus Fun games including skeeball, corn hole, bubble hockey, basketball pop-a-shot, and more
FOOD TRUCK LINEUP
- Firetrail Pizza
- Lil Burma
- …

Friday, August 29

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, August 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...

2014 Begonia Festival: Dance Performance | Capitola
Friday, August 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Esplanade Park
2014 Begonia Festival: Dance Performance | Capitola

Come down to Esplanade Park and enjoy dance reviews performed by local talent from 5-9 pm.

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, August 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 30 food trucks and street food carts in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party. And it’s California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-11 pm ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland

Join the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) and Off the Grid on 10th Street every Friday for a family-friendly take on a festive night market. Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak café pop-up. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, extended OMCA Store hours, family-friendly ...

Friday Night Bites: Live Music & Food Trucks | SoMa
Friday, August 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for wine and food.
| Bluxome Street Winery
Friday Night Bites: Live Music & Food Trucks | SoMa

Join Bluxome Street Winery on Friday Nights for their Friday Night Bites Summer Series, where they feature a different food truck each week paired with their wines and live music from 5-8 pm, every Friday from July 11 to August 29, 2014. Bluxome Street Winery is both ...

Win Tix: Summer Bicycle Happy Hour & Night Ride | Mission Dist.
Summer Bicycle Happy Hour & Night Ride | Mission Dist.

Funcheap winners get complimentary dinner and a drink at this celebration of the “SF Summer” in the Mission with an evening of tips and workshops for Bay Area local biking adventures. Bring your freshest sweater and a set of lights for a lovely night bike …

Summer Nights Bike Party & Night Ride | Mission Dist.
Summer Nights Bike Party & Night Ride | Mission Dist.

Celebrated the “SF Summer” in the Mission with an evening of tips and workshops for Bay Area local biking adventures. Bring your freshest sweater and a set of lights for a lovely night bike ride along the Bay which follows the event at 8:15pm.
Free with …

Tiny Instrument Rock Show & Food Truck Block Party | Oakland
Friday, August 29 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food.
| Bites Off Broadway
Tiny Instrument Rock Show & Food Truck Block Party | Oakland

Tiny Rock will be playing living room sized rock and roll around 6 pm. Tiny Rock is Chris on tiny drums, Ryan on tiny bass, Conor on tiny keyboard, and Jonathan on tiny guitar.
Aug 29th Food Truck Lineup:
Fist of Flour, Marus Kitchen, Annakoot, Doc’s …

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, August 29 – 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 ...

Saturday, August 30

2014 Begonia Festival: Sand Sculpture Contest, Flower Mural & Concert | Capitola
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Stockton Avenue (Capitola)
2014 Begonia Festival: Sand Sculpture Contest, Flower Mural & Concert | Capitola

Begonia Festival Schedule | Saturday, August 30, 2014

All Day: Stroll along the banks of Soquel Creek and watch as the floats begin to take shape.
8 am to noon: Sand Sculpture Contest at Capitola Beach. Registration begins on the beach at 8 am. Trophy judging will be held at …

2014 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods: Saturday | Woodside
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kings Mountain Fire Station
2014 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods: Saturday | Woodside

Why pay a fortune to see the art in Sausalito, when you can visit the Kings Mountain Art Fair for free? It’s rated right up there in the Top Five Fine Art Fairs of California by the Art Fair SourceBook, and it has a decidedly ...

2014 Lebanese Festival: Music, Dance & Food | Redwood City
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Redwood City
2014 Lebanese Festival: Music, Dance & Food | Redwood City

Enjoy a full day of Lebanese culture and cuisine in a great atmosphere with music, dance, games, and other entertainment for the whole family.
4th Annual Lebanese Festival
Saturday, August 30, 2014 | 10 am to 9 pm
Downtown Redwood City
FREE
There will be a line up of professional …

Win Tix: DIY Bloody Mary Kit: Treasure Island Flea | August 30-31
Saturday, August 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of admissions to the Flea plus a bloody mary kit
| Great Lawn
DIY Bloody Mary Kit: Treasure Island Flea | August 30-31

Now that “summer” is here for San Francisco, the Treasure Island Flea is upping their brunch game with a new mobile lawn bar serving DIY Bloody Mary and Mimosa kits.
Just plop yourself down for a picnic and they’ll wheel it over to you. The kits …

“Savor Filipino” Food & Music Festival | Justin Herman Plaza
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza

Fancy some lumpia or adobo? Top chefs from across the country will travel to San Francisco for the inaugural Savor Filipino food and music festival from 10 am to 6 pm on August 30, 2014.
The idea is to taste, cook, learn, sip and watch chefs and authors, sustainable …

Doggie Bar Crawl & Hula Hooping | Treasure Island Flea
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Doggie Bar Crawl & Hula Hooping | Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea: Celebrates the ‘Dog Days of Summer’ and Back to School on August 30-31, 2014.
August Highlights
Doggie Bar Crawl
The TI Flea will host nearly a dozen fun and and different vendors selling an array of pet products. From doggie bow ties and shoes, …

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF
Saturday, August 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF

This waterfront market, run by the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA), has over 120 food, fruit, and vegetable vendors on Saturdays and the entire Bay as its beautiful backdrop. The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market operates year-round from 8 am to 2 pm. On ...

Win Tix: 1st Annual Electronic Sriracha Festival | San Jose
Saturday, August 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN | St. James Park (San Jose)
1st Annual Electronic Sriracha Festival | San Jose

The 1st Annual Electronic Sriracha Festival celebrates the iconic hot sauce featuring 35+ food trucks and tents paired with 24 DJs spinning EDM.
Expect two city blocks, three stages of electronic music, four bars and 120 sriracha-infused dishes.

Stranger Birthday Bash: Music, Potluck & Gift Making | Dolores Park
Stranger Birthday Bash: Music, Potluck & Gift Making | Dolores Park

Birthdays are an arbitrary reason to celebrate the fact that we exist, but it’s always about one person, so Tea With Strangers is changing that. Birthdays With Strangers is a fun experiment to bring the community together in celebration of each other.
Free, but an RSVP is requested to …

Sunday, August 31

2014 Begonia Festival: Nautical Parade, Chalk Art & Concert | Capitola
Sunday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Stockton Avenue (Capitola)
2014 Begonia Festival: Nautical Parade, Chalk Art & Concert | Capitola

Begonia Festival Schedule | Sunday, August 31, 2014

8 am: Horseshoes on the Sand: Doubles tournament at Capitola Beach in front of Zelda’s Restaurant. Teams will be chosen by drawing names from a hat. Participants must pre-register.
Float Construction Viewing
Take another stroll along the banks of Soquel Creek …