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Tuesday, July 26

Wine & Movie Night: “Mary Poppins” | Top of the Mark
Tuesday, July 26 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Top of the Mark Lounge
Wine & Movie Night:

Wind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2016 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 ...

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, July 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
July 26th lineup: Chris Barylick (Cobb’s, Punchline) Omar Quershi (Comedy Machine, Joke & Get Off) Katy Karns (Broad City Comedy, Mutiny Radio) Ruby Gill (Headlining-Desi Fest, Yum & Yummer) When not crying on the bus or swallowing paper clips in her cubicle, Ruby Gill is rabble-rousing, yelling at pigeons, ...

Wednesday, July 27

Movie Night on the Green: “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” | Marin
Wednesday, July 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin Country Mart
Movie Night on the Green: “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” | Marin

Bring your family to the weekly and complimentary outdoor movie night series at the Marin Country Mart from 6-8 pm on Wednesdays, June 8 – August 24, 2016. All Marin Country Mart events are held in the courtyard, where greenery and seating offer the ambience ...

Thursday, July 28

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, July 28 – 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 from mid-May to October. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax ...

Summer Sounds Outside: Acapella Pop | Walnut Creek
Thursday, July 28 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
Summer Sounds Outside: Acapella Pop | Walnut Creek

Summer Sounds Outside is a series of free concerts on the outside plaza which focuses on bringing high quality, eclectic new artists to the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. Concerts will take place from 5:30-7 pm on select Thursday evenings during the Summer ...

Big Picture NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, July 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Ages 21+, ID required for entry.
| California Academy of Sciences
Big Picture NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
This week, NightLife is all about image. Be the first to peep the Academy’s third-annual BigPicture wildlife photography exhibit and raise a glass to the best in nature and conservation photography.
Music & Market Summer Concert: 14-Piece Tribute to Michael Jackson | Concord
Thursday, July 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: 14-Piece Tribute to Michael Jackson | Concord

The 27th 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 ...

Moraga Summer Piano Rock Concert | East Bay
Thursday, July 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Piano Rock Concert | East Bay

On Thursday evenings at the Moraga Commons Park for a relaxing free concert in the park. Bring your picnic blanket or lawn chairs to the grassy hillside in front of the band shell. Enjoy the music while your children enjoy the park. The volunteers of ...

Free Whiskey Tasting & Spirits Education | SF
Thursday, July 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sip Bar & Lounge
Free Whiskey Tasting & Spirits Education | SF
Join the 5th Free Spirits Education & Tasting Meetup featuring Old Forester Bourbons, Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Rye & Barrel Proof Tennessee Whiskey. Brown Forman Spirits Brand Ambassador, Nella Chanoine will be on-site to educate about each of the whiskies- their stories, how they’re made, ...
“Exile” Bookswap Party With Open Bar & Snacks | The Booksmith
Thursday, July 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Tickets include an open bar for 21+.
| The Booksmith
Val Brelinski’s strange and wonderful debut, The Girl Who Slept with God, tells the story of Grace, 17, who returns from a service mission in Mexico believing that she has been impregnated by God. Her deeply Evangelical Christian family moves Grace and her younger sister to ...

Friday, July 29

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, July 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 ...

2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason
Friday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason

The San Francisco Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will offer runners, spectators and health and fitness enthusiasts alike a variety of activities and opportunities to enjoy the excitement of race weekend, get deals on the latest endurance gear, learn tips on getting the most out ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, July 29 – 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 ...

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, July 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 ...

22nd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland
Friday, July 29 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $12 | NIMBY
22nd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland

The 2016 Brainwash Movie Festival is an eclectic show of (mostly short) movies curated from all over the world that you drive-in, bike-in, or walk-in to. The festival kicks off with drive-in nights on July 22-30, 2016 at Nimby (8410 Amelia St, Oakland). A must see again this year, ...

Saturday, July 30

2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason

The San Francisco Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will offer runners, spectators and health and fitness enthusiasts alike a variety of activities and opportunities to enjoy the excitement of race weekend, get deals on the latest endurance gear, learn tips on getting the most out ...

2016 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships
2016 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 31st Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find something for everyone, from the giant creature kites as big as houses, to the free kite making and ...

2016 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Saturday | Alameda
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Park Street (Alameda)
2016 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Saturday | Alameda

The 2016 Park Street Art & Wine Faire is Alameda’s biggest event of the year featuring over 300 arts, crafts, and food, local wines and regional beers, live music, and a special kids’ area from 10 am to 6 pm on July 30-31, 2016. Each day offers continuous ...

Treasure Island Flea
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a modern urban market for 20,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 15+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and local ...

The Great Mac and Cheese Melt-Off | SF
The Great Mac and Cheese Melt-Off | SF
Experience the biggest Fête du Fromage in San Francisco. More than ten of the best food trucks and pop-up shops will be mixing up mouthwatering mac and cheese specials all day long. Who will be the mac and cheesiest? Cast your vote for the chancellor of ...
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, July 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

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 ...

Magic Meadow Pagan Harvest Ritual “Lammas 2016” | Golden Gate Park
Magic Meadow Pagan Harvest Ritual
Celebrate the Pagan Lammas ritual in the Magic Meadow of Golden Gate Park at 1 pm on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Please bring vegetarian food, and drinks to to the ritual. In addition, please bring a cup as you will be making toasts. 2016 Lammas Day Ritual Intention: With ...
Final Night: 22nd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland
Saturday, July 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $12 | NIMBY
Final Night: 22nd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland

The 2016 Brainwash Movie Festival is an eclectic show of (mostly short) movies curated from all over the world that you drive-in, bike-in, or walk-in to. The festival kicks off with drive-in nights on July 22-30, 2016 at Nimby (8410 Amelia St, Oakland). A must see again this year, ...

Sunday, July 31

$1.31 Ice Cream Scoop Day | Baskin Robbins
$1.31 Ice Cream Scoop Day | Baskin Robbins

Make every 31st the sweetest day of the month as Baskin Robbins celebrate their favorite number with scoops for $1.31 and two-scoop sundaes for $3.31. Stop by Baskin-Robbins on the 31st of January, March, May, July, August, October, and December as well for $1.31 scoops and $3.31 ...

Harry Potter Kids Brunch | SF
Sunday, July 31 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Booksmith
Harry Potter Kids Brunch | SF
Ready or not, The Eight Story is coming. Join them to celebrate. They’re opening at 9AM—one hour early— for a family-friendly morning celebration. Pick up your copy of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts I & II from our Flourish and Blotts Bookseller stand. Answer ...
2016 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Sunday | Alameda
Sunday, July 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Park Street (Alameda)
2016 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Sunday | Alameda

The 2016 Park Street Art & Wine Faire is Alameda’s biggest event of the year featuring over 300 arts, crafts, and food, local wines and regional beers, live music, and a special kids’ area from 10 am to 6 pm on July 30-31, 2016. Each day offers continuous ...

2016 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships
2016 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 31st Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find something for everyone, from the giant creature kites as big as houses, to the free kite making and ...

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, July 31 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a modern urban market for 20,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 15+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and local ...

Win Tix: Yelp’s “The Grape Escape” Wine Tasting Celebration | Sonoma
Sunday, July 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN | Buena Vista Winery
Sure, the summer is packed with outdoor concerts, camping trips, and so much sun you just can’t handle it. You know what you really need? A getaway from all these getaways. That’s where The Grape Escape comes in. > Get Tickets – $20.00 This tour through majestic Sonoma ...
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, July 31 – 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. Get ready for yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, a lively atmosphere and ...