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Tuesday, July 25

Live at Lagunitas: Whitney | Petaluma
Tuesday, July 25 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Whitney | 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 ...

Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: Funny Girl | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: Funny Girl | 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 ...

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, July 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Here’s the lineup: Jackson Banks Stephanie Patricio Jackie Kelliaa Emily Browning Honey DoMe Melons Headliner Johnny Corn Your host for the night is Tony Spark.
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Delta Blues, Slide & Guitar Master | Concord
Tuesday, July 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Delta Blues, Slide & Guitar Master | 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 ...

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, July 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Tope Lounge
North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
So you’re in North Beach, huh? Looking for a good time? Want to party with some beautiful people? Want to feel like a million bucks? You want to devour loads of pizza and champagne? Well, welcome to the North Beach Comedy Thing, a monthly showcase, featuring ...

Wednesday, July 26

Movie Night on the Green: “Wall-E” & “The Darjeeling Limited” | Marin
Wednesday, July 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin County Mart
Movie Night on the Green: “Wall-E” &

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, July 27

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, July 27 – 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 ...

Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, July 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Outpost
Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Get hungry folks. The good folks at the Alite Outpost will be serving up hot grilled cheeses and cold brews this Thursday evening. Swing by for a bite to eat and enjoy in-store discounts as well as some helpful advice from the friendly staff about ...
Summer Sounds Outside: Tumbledown House Jazz Music | Walnut Creek
Thursday, July 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
Summer Sounds Outside: Tumbledown House Jazz Music | 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 ...

Moraga Summer Concert: Jazz, Soul & Blues | East Bay
Thursday, July 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Jazz, Soul & Blues | 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 ...

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Ultimate Tribute to Fleetwood Mac | Concord
Thursday, July 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Ultimate Tribute to Fleetwood Mac | 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 ...

“Farm to Table Asian Secrets” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Thursday, July 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
“Farm to Table Asian Secrets” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Author Patricia Tanumihardja is an experienced food writer and expert on Asian and sustainable farm-to-table cooking. She shows you how to buy and use the freshest in-season produce to create delicious dishes with startlingly new flavors and textures. She also explains in this Asian cookbook ...

Friday, July 28

2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival: Gourmet Alley, Live Music & Cooking Competitions | July 28-30
Friday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: $18*
*$18 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $20 at the door.
| Christmas Hill Park
2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival: Gourmet Alley, Live Music & Cooking Competitions | July 28-30

Come and join the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival that attracts garlic-lovers from around the world. It is the “Summer’s Ultimate Food Fair” — three full days of incredible food, beverages, arts & crafts, live entertainment, and cooking competitions. 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival July 28-30, 2017 | 10 ...

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, July 28 – 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 ...

Anchor Brewing’s Firkin Friday: “Christmas in July” Specials | The Yard
Friday, July 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
| The Yard at Mission Rock
Anchor Brewing's Firkin Friday:
Join them for their monthly Firkin Friday event featuring a one-off specialty cask beer. Stop by and meet your local Anchor Brewers. This time come celebrate Christmas in July with a very special firkin of Anchor Christmas Ale. They’re tapping the firkin at 5pm and pouring it ...
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, July 28 – 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 ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Enjoy the best—and biggest—street market in the Bay this summer with OMCA and Off the Grid! Friday Nights @ OMCA is now open an extra hour later, and expands onto Oak Street, adding even more food trucks to help quench your thirst for delicious local ...
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, July 28 – 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 ...

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, July 28 – 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 ...

“Rivers & Plains” Contemporary Exhibit’s Opening Reception | SF
Friday, July 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| African American Art & Culture Complex
Be among the first to preview Micah Morgan, Rivers and Plains, the latest contemporary exhibition at the African American Art and Culture Complex. Micah Morgan is a resident artist in the African American Art and Culture Complex. From the outset, Morgan has used new media in ...
23rd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland
23rd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland

The 2017 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 21-29, 2017 at Nimby (8410 Amelia St, Oakland). A must see again this year, ...

Saturday, July 29

The Last Great Peach Event of 2017: 1/2 Price Flats | Ferry Building
Saturday, July 29 – 8:00 am | Cost: $15 | Ferry Building
The Last Great Peach Event of 2017: 1/2 Price Flats | Ferry Building
Heads up, pie and preserve makers. Bella Viva Orchards will be offering flats of certified organic yellow peaches at half price for one day only at the Saturday Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. That’s just $15 per flat (10-12 pounds). Bella Viva will be setting up in their usual location in ...
2017 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships
2017 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 32nd Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find something for everyone, from giant creature kites as big as houses, to free kite making and free candy drops ...

“State of the City” Bash: Family Fun Zone & Entertainment | Sunnyvale
Saturday, July 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sunnyvale Civic Center
Join the city of Sunnyvale in celebrating the “State of the City” on July 29, 2017. Mayor’s State of the City Address and Community Awards Presentation Kids Zone activities Live Entertainment Local Food Trucks And much more, check their site for update on other activities
2017 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Saturday | Alameda
Saturday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Park Street (Alameda)
2017 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Saturday | Alameda

The 2017 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 29-30, 2017. Each day offers continuous ...

2017 Mulford Gardens Art & Music Festival | San Leandro
Saturday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mulford Gardens Park
2017 Mulford Gardens Art & Music Festival | San Leandro
The 2017 Mulford Gardens Art & Music Festival in San Leandro will feature a full day of bluegrass, folk rock, rock and singer-songwriters, along with folk dancing lessons and artist booths from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Enjoy the whole day or ...
Fort Ross Festival: 4th Annual Beer Garden & Live American Music | Jenner
Fort Ross Festival: 4th Annual Beer Garden & Live American Music | Jenner
Join them as they celebrate summer at the annual Fort Ross Festival. FRF is an incredibly diverse event that reflects the rich history of Fort Ross. Their skilled volunteers will be working alongside their Kashia, Russian, Alaska Native, and early Ranch communities to offer family-friendly ...
2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival: Gourmet Alley, Live Music & Cooking Competitions | July 28-30
Saturday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: $18*
*$18 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $20 at the door.
| Christmas Hill Park
2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival: Gourmet Alley, Live Music & Cooking Competitions | July 28-30

Come and join the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival that attracts garlic-lovers from around the world. It is the “Summer’s Ultimate Food Fair” — three full days of incredible food, beverages, arts & crafts, live entertainment, and cooking competitions. 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival July 28-30, 2017 | 10 ...

Treasure Island Flea
Saturday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 25+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and local ...

BBQ & Fundraiser for Formerly Incarcerated People | Oakland
Saturday, July 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for Formerly Incarcerated People and Family. $20 for others
| Preservation Park
BBQ & Fundraiser for Formerly Incarcerated People | Oakland
Prisoner Reentry Network is hosting its fourth BBQ for formerly incarcerated people in beautiful Preservation Park. Everyone is invited to enjoy the company and some delicious BBQ. They have a lot to celebrate. In the past year: PRN demanded and won system-wide changes within the California Department ...