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Sunday, August 28

29th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, August 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Chinatown
29th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Sunday | Oakland

Come to the 29th 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 ...

2016 Streets for People: Car-Free Fun, Live Music & Dance | North Bay
Sunday, August 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bolinas Road (Fairfax)
2016 Streets for People: Car-Free Fun, Live Music & Dance | North Bay
Streets for People returns to downtown Fairfax with Bolinas Road (between Broadway and Elsie Lane) transforming into a lively car-free space. 2016 Fairfax Streets for People Sunday, August 28, 2016 | 10 am to 4 pm Bolinas Road (between Broadway and Elsie Lane) FREE Enjoy strolling down the streets, checking out ...

Annual Port Costa Car Show & BBQ
Sunday, August 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free spectator admission.
| The Port Costa School
Annual Port Costa Car Show & BBQ
Hello Folks, please join them on Sunday, August 28th for the Annual Port Costa Car Show & BBQ. In the past, it has been a semi-annual show, but every one enjoyed it so much that they have decided to do it again this year. The school house ...
Adorable Doggie Wedding at Treasure Island Flea | SF
Sunday, August 28 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Adorable Doggie Wedding at Treasure Island Flea | SF
Celebrate the “Dog Dogs of Summer” on August 27-28 at the Treasure Island Flea – Northern California’s largest monthly dog-friendly event. There’s a “Doggie Bar Crawl” with special treats for your pups. Plus a “Yappy Hour” of 2-for-1 Salty Dog cocktails before 11am, over 20 vintage ...
2016 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
Sunday, August 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Parade is free. Festival admission is $10 in advance.
| Almaden and Park
2016 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
The 41st annual Silicon Valley Pride (formerly San Jose Pride) is the largest LGBT event held in the South Bay. This annual parade and festival celebrates the diversity of our community and promoting outreach and awareness while having a lot of fun as well. 2016 Silicon Valley Pride Festival Sunday, August ...
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 28 – 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 ...

SF Etsy Summer Pop-Up Market | Ghirardelli Square
Sunday, August 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks. Beer is for purchase.
| Ghirardelli Square
SF Etsy Summer Pop-Up Market | Ghirardelli Square

Etsy comes to life with over 60 local artisans in the spacious Ghirardelli Square, so come out and shop local. Enjoy the beer garden from Lagunitas, chocolate and ice cream (all food and drinks are for purchase) and one of the best views of the Bay. SF Etsy Summer ...

2016 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Sunday | East Bay
Sunday, August 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Antonius Coptic Church
2016 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Sunday | East Bay

Come visit the 27th 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. 2016 King ...

2016 Silicon Valley Food & Art Festival | Cupertino
Sunday, August 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Entry is free, but food tastes will be $1 per taste.
| Cupertino Quinlan Community Center
2016 Silicon Valley Food & Art Festival | Cupertino
The 2016 Silicon Valley Food & Art Festival is a free multicultural festival featuring food and wine tastings, an amateur chef competition, chef demos, cultural entertainment, an art competition and exhibitions. They will also provide stages and opportunities for: Health Fourm Cultural Entertainment Performance Art Display Food & Wine Tasting Local ...
Final Day: Free Dog Adoptions in August 2016 | SF
Sunday, August 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Muttville Headquarters
Final Day: Free Dog Adoptions in August 2016 | SF

Did you know that many dogs lose their homes in the summer when their families go away and leave them behind? How sad is that? Muttville want to turn August from a sad month into a record-breaking month of love, so they’re making their senior dog adoptions free to ...

1880s Vintage Base Ball: Golden Gate Cup All-Star Game | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Big Rec Field (Golden Gate Park)
1880s Vintage Base Ball: Golden Gate Cup All-Star Game | Golden Gate Park

Come on out to Big Rec in Golden Gate Park (7th Ave and Irving) and see base ball played by 1880s rules, using vintage style uniforms and equipment. Bay Area Vintage Base Ball is the first and longest running vintage base ball league in the Bay ...

Win Tix: “Eat Drink SF” Festival 2016: Grand Tasting Celebration | Fort Mason Eat Drink SF, August 25 – 28, 2016 is one of the Bay Area’s premier food, wine, and cocktail festival celebrating our world-class chefs and restaurants. Experience the signature Grand Tasting event at Fort Mason on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy bites from 35 top Bay Area restaurants, unlimited pours ...
Singles Happy Hour: Party & Mingle | Concord
Sunday, August 28 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Crowne Plaza Concord
Singles Happy Hour: Party & Mingle | Concord
Meet new friends at an upscale hotel. For only $10 at the door, this includes: Light appetizers, served at 4pm, as long as they last Discounted alcoholic beverages Fun Mixer Game, with prizes Adults of all ages are welcome, don’t forget to dress to impress.  

Monday, August 29

Live at Lagunitas: Charles Bradley’s Funk & Soul | Petaluma
Monday, August 29 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Charles Bradley's Funk & Soul | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live concert series featuring some amazing bands ranging in genre from roots to gothic pop in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette (1280 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma). Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these ...

2016 Pint Sized Plays: Beer-Themed Theater Fest | SF
Monday, August 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, with a $5 suggested donation.
| PianoFight
2016 Pint Sized Plays: Beer-Themed Theater Fest | SF

The Pint-Sized Plays, San Francisco Theater Pub’s popular annual short-plays festival, will return this August for five performances at the PianoFight bar. The Pint-Sized Plays will perform four times: August 15, 16, 22, 23 and 29, 2016 at 8 pm at PianoFight (144 Taylor St, San ...

Tuesday, August 30

Four Barrel’s 8th Birthday: $1 Coffee, Free Photobooth & Petting Zoo | SF
Tuesday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Four Barrel Coffee
Four Barrel's 8th Birthday: $1 Coffee, Free Photobooth & Petting Zoo | SF
It’s time to toast to one of the city’s best roasts at Four Barrel Coffee’s 8th Birthday Bash at their Valencia storefront. Every year is a special treat with delicious coffee, birthday cake, a petting zoo and amusements. Four Barrel’s 8th Birthday Bash Tuesday, August 30, 2016 | 7 am ...
Live at Lagunitas: Unknown Mortal Orchestra & tUnE-yArDs DJ Set | Petaluma
Tuesday, August 30 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Unknown Mortal Orchestra & tUnE-yArDs DJ Set | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live concert series featuring some amazing bands ranging in genre from roots to gothic pop in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette (1280 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma). Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these ...

Wine & Movie Night: “Some Like It Hot” | Top of the Mark
Tuesday, August 30 – 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 ...

Wednesday, August 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 and the Hella Magical Super Dope Summer Shindig | PianoFight
Wednesday, August 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| PianoFight
Harry Potter and the Hella Magical Super Dope Summer Shindig | PianoFight
Come join and celebrate the last evening of the holidays at the Great Hall of Californicorn with moving pictures, music, trivia, magical cocktails (and yes, Butterbeer) and some adventures that are sure to occur. Please come in your most celebrated dress robes or attire as well ...
Energy Boosting Breakfast Ideas Demos | San Jose
Wednesday, August 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| San Jose Clubhouse
Energy Boosting Breakfast Ideas Demos | San Jose
Are you tired of feeling tired? Learn energy boosting breakfast ideas from certified nutritionist Linnea Peterson to start off your day right. Learn easy and simple recipes to stay away from sugar and fat laden fast foods and prepared meals. You’ll have more energy, feel healthy ...
Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Jurassic Park” | San Jose
Wednesday, August 31 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
Free Outdoor Movie Night:

Starlight Cinemas in San Jose return to St. James Park in 2016. The films, picked from suggestions made by downtown’s Facebook fans, promise evenings of family-friendly fun. All movies are free and begin at dusk in the park. As part of the city’s Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood ...

Thursday, September 1

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, September 1 – 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 ...

Adventure Run, Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley
Thursday, September 1 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Berkeley)
Adventure Run, Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden happening on the 1st Thursday of the month at the Berkeley Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure ...

The Great San Francisco Trivia Challenge | SF
Thursday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with Facebook RSVP
| SPARK Social SF
The Great San Francisco Trivia Challenge | SF
How much do you love SF? So much that your brain hurts? The Big Quiz Thing joins Funcheap for the first ever Great San Francisco Trivia Challenge. It’s the ultimate SF-themed live game show spectacular at San Francisco’s newest food truck park –  from the great earthquake to the tech ...
Music & Market Summer Concert: Classic Rock with Original Roll | Concord
Thursday, September 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: Classic Rock with Original Roll | 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 ...

“Cooking Deer, Elk, Moose, Antelope & Antlered Things” Book Discussion | Omnivore Books
Thursday, September 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Buck, Buck, Moose is the first comprehensive, lushly photographed, full-color guide to working with and cooking all forms of venison, including deer, elk, moose, antelope and caribou. You’ll also get thorough instructions on how to butcher, age and store your venison, as well as how to ...

Friday, September 2

2016 Begonia Festival: Dance Performance | Capitola
Friday, September 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Esplanade Park
2016 Begonia Festival: Dance Performance | Capitola

See some brilliant blooms while boating, baiting and frolicking on the beach over Labor Day weekend at the 64th annual Capitola Begonia Festival. With over 43 acres and 3 million blooms come late summer, the Begonia Festival is a spectacular sight and a fun, family-oriented ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, September 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, artist ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, September 2 – 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 ...