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Wednesday, July 23

2014 National Hot Dog Day: Free Hot Dogs | 7-Eleven
2014 National Hot Dog Day: Free Hot Dogs | 7-Eleven

July 23, 2014 is National Hot Dog Day and 7-Eleven is participating by giving away free 1/8 pound Big Bite hot dogs to customers who download a coupon from the 7-Eleven app.
Source: Business Insider

Rainbow Grocery Food Film Screening & Snacks | SoMa
Wednesday, July 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
Rainbow Grocery Food Film Screening & Snacks | SoMa

Rainbow Grocery Cooperative presents a free, monthly film screening series happening on Wednesdays in the Grotto at Sports Basement Bryant. Free, but an RSVP is required. At 5 pm, there is a social hour with free snacks and refreshments. The movie starts at 6 pm.

Movie Night on the Green: “The Cat In The Hat” | Marin
Wednesday, July 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin Country Mart
Movie Night on the Green:

Bring your family to the weekly and complimentary outdoor movie night series at the Marin Country Mart from 6-8 pm on Wednesdays, June 18 – August 27, 2014. All Marin Country Mart events are held in the courtyard, where greenery and seating offer the ambience ...

Starlight Movie & Sing-Off “Ghostbusters” | San Jose
Wednesday, July 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Pedro Square Market
Starlight Movie & Sing-Off

Take advantage of San Jose’s warm, summer nights and enjoy a movie under the star-studded sky from June 14 to August 20, 2014. Admission is free. Pre-show entertainment begins about 7 pm and movies start at dusk. Please note, no outside food or drinks are allowed ...

Thursday, July 24

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, July 24 – 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

Looking to discover SF’s best local craft/artisan food vendors and special chef pop-ups? SoMa StrEat Food Park and Funcheap are putting on a new Thursday Night Market called “StrEat Bazaar.” The focus is mostly craft food vendors, special pop-up restaurants, food trucks (of course) and ...

Win Tix: Hops & History: San Francisco Beer Party | The Old Mint
Hops & History: San Francisco Beer Party | The Old Mint

The second annual Hops and History event will feature Bay Area craft beer tasting, historical talks, a panel discussion, home brewing demos, local food vendors, and an expanded exhibit of rarely seen historical West Coast brewing memorabilia.
Enjoy tastings from Anchor Steam, Magnolia, Triple Voodoo, Speakeasy, …

Jell-O Edible Art Contest & Talk | Ominvore Books on Food
Thursday, July 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Jell-O Edible Art Contest & Talk | Ominvore Books on Food

Pam Elder, longtime member of the Culinary Historians of Northern California, finds the jiggling art of Jell-O fascinating, especially as reflected in its advertising over the ages. Come hear the story, view some of photographer Pat Monaco’s wondrous collection of beautiful Jell-O ephemera, and check …

Taste & Toast of Greece | East Bay
Thursday, July 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 for Danville residents, $6 non-residents, $8 at the door
| Danville Senior Center
Taste & Toast of Greece | East Bay

Celebrate the rich culture of Greece with samples of delightful food, wine and entertainment during the Taste and Toast of Grece. This is the 4th of the Taste and Toast series which celebrates countries around the world. Fees: $5(R) $6(NR). $8 at the door.
For more …

Cheese Taste-Off & Goat Milking Demos | Berkeley
Cheese Taste-Off & Goat Milking Demos | Berkeley

Local author and homesteader K. Ruby Blume presents an evening of local cheese in celebration of the release of her new book, Everyday Cheesemaking: How to Succeed Making Dairy & Nut Cheese at Home.
There will be goat milking and cheesemaking demonstrations, Q & A and …

Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “Despicable Me 2″ | Jack London Square
Thursday, July 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night:

Cozy up at Jack London Square this summer for free outdoor screenings of hit movies on Thursdays at sundown from June to August in 2014, including newer releases like Gravity and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, and classics like Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Arrive early with blankets in-hand ...

Friday, July 25

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, July 25 – 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 ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, July 25 – 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 ...

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

Please Note: This evening is now being held at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church at 110 Julian Street, near 16tth & Mission in San Francisco, and not at St. Cyprian’s.

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

“Under the Influence” Reading Performance Series | North Beach
Friday, July 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation to support the venue. Nobody turned away for lack of funds
| The Emerald Tablet

The Emerald Tablet in North Beach hosts a homegrown reading performance series, Under the Influence, co-created and hosted with Quiet Lightning‘s Evan Karp. Four artists read works by some of their major influences, followed by original work performances created for the show that channels that ...

Free Pier 70 Movie Night: Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” & Burning Man Pre-Party | SF
Free Pier 70 Movie Night: Hitchcock's

Pier 70 continues their free summer movie series with Funcheap with a mix of the classic and the futuristic in the same night.
FREE - RSVP on Facebook
Start the evening with a Burning Man dance party with The Space Cowboys futuristic mobile dance party vehicle. Then, end the …

20th Annual Brainwash Drive-In Movie Festival | Oakland
20th Annual Brainwash Drive-In Movie Festival | Oakland

The 2014 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 on July 18-19 and 25-26, 2014. Admission: $6 (50% off) when you mention Funcheap at the door. Regular admission is $12 ...

Saturday, July 26

2014 Berkeley Kite Festival
2014 Berkeley Kite Festival

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 29th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships from 10 am to 6 pm on July 26-27, 2014. You’ll find something for everyone, from the giant creature kites as ...

Pedalfest 2014: Live Music, Stunts, DJs & Unicycle Basketball | Oakland
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Pedalfest 2014: Live Music, Stunts, DJs & Unicycle Basketball | Oakland

Pedalfest 2014 rolls into Jack London Square to celebrate all-things cycling at the Bay Area’s finest bicycle festival featuring handmade and vintage bike shows, Unicycle Basketball, a bicycle rodeo, BMX performances, bike powered live music, bike raffles, U.S. Bicycling Olympian Meet & Greet and more from 11 am to 7 …

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF
Saturday, July 26 – 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 ...

The History of New Orleans Jambalaya, Cooking Class & Free Tasting | South SF
Saturday, July 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*To RSVP, and for more information about this free event, please call (650) 829-3860.
| South San Francisco Main Library
The History of New Orleans Jambalaya, Cooking Class & Free Tasting | South SF

My Treat Personal Catering and South San Francisco Public Library host a demonstration cooking class on the History of Jambalaya. First, learn about the history of New Orleans Jambalaya, and then help cook a pot. Come hungry and plan to have lots of fun.
The first …

Final Night: 20th Annual Brainwash Drive-In Movie Festival | Oakland
Final Night: 20th Annual Brainwash Drive-In Movie Festival | Oakland

The 2014 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 on July 18-19 and 25-26, 2014. Admission: $6 (50% off) when you mention Funcheap at the door. Regular admission is $12 ...

Sunday, July 27

2014 Berkeley Kite Festival
2014 Berkeley Kite Festival

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 29th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships from 10 am to 6 pm on July 26-27, 2014. You’ll find something for everyone, from the giant creature kites as ...

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, July 27 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly open-air flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers, makers, bakers, and more plus outdoor exhibits, scavenger hunts, and gourmet food trucks. The two-day flea market, which takes place the last weekend of every ...