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Saturday, June 17

Sound of Cocktails: Reliving Iconic Moments in Time & Pop Culture | SF
Saturday, June 17 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Novela
Sound of Cocktails: Reliving Iconic Moments in Time & Pop Culture | SF

It’s the return of Novela’s musically inspired cocktail event series, The Sound of Cocktails. Journey through iconic moments in time and pop culture as they infuse cocktails with music to bring you unique entertainment experience. Sound of Cocktails: Reliving Iconic Moments in Time & Pop Culture ...

Sunday, June 18

2017 Kalayaan: Philippine Independence Day Festival | Union Square
Sunday, June 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
2017 Kalayaan: Philippine Independence Day Festival | Union Square
Drawing thousands of revelers each year, KalayaanSF 2017 will once again hold its main event in the heart of downtown San Francisco, in historic Union Square, against the backdrop of San Francisco’s iconic cable cars and well-known landmarks. Kalayaan commemorates the 118th anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine ...

Summer of Love in the Grove | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, June 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free. Donations are requested.
| National AIDS Memorial Grove
Summer of Love in the Grove | Golden Gate Park
Put on those lavender tinted glasses and celebrate 50 years of love. Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love by paying tribute to the queer movers and shakers who influenced the movement. From noon to 5 pm in the National AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden ...
Free “Sabio on Main” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, June 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free
Stop by CUESA’s Jack London Square Farmers Market in Oakland  for a cooking demo with Francis Hogan of Sabio on Main featuring the seasonal bounty of the Jack London Square Farmers Market. Francis Hogan brings more than 20 years of culinary experience to his position as executive chef and partner of Sabio ...

Tuesday, June 20

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, June 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest thing you got at Safeway) and get a free ice cold can of PBR ...

Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: In the Heat of the Night | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: In the Heat of the Night | 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 ...

Wednesday, June 21

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, June 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found
East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland

East Bay Green Drinks, started in 2000, and is a monthly community and networking event for people involved in sustainable business, environmental and social causes, local and organic food, green architecture and design, media, communications, education, construction, clean energy and more. Free, but RSVP is ...

SF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SoMA
Wednesday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Bartlett Hall
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SoMA

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 6pm typically featuring special release ...

Thursday, June 22

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, June 22 – 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 ...

Summer Sounds Outside: Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra | Walnut Creek
Thursday, June 22 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
Summer Sounds Outside: Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra | 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: Fun, Soul, Rock & Roll | East Bay
Thursday, June 22 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Fun, Soul, Rock & Roll | 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: Old-Timey Americana & Rock | Concord
Thursday, June 22 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Old-Timey Americana & Rock | 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 ...

The Chocolate & Art Show: Live Music, Body Painting & Chocolate Tasting | SoMa
Thursday, June 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tiered pricing starting at $5 and rising to $15.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
The Chocolate & Art Show: Live Music, Body Painting & Chocolate Tasting | SoMa

The Chocolate and Art Show takes over SOMArts Cultural Center for two days of live body painting, live music, face-painting, vendors, live music, face-painting, and free chocolate from 8 pm to 2 am. Indulge yourself in some of SF’s finest up-and-coming artists, photographers and creators. Chocolate and ...

Friday, June 23

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 ...

Summer of Love Dance Party | Pier 39
Friday, June 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Summer of Love Dance Party | Pier 39
Make sure you wear a flower in your hair in the spirit of the Summer of 1967 at Pier 39’s free Summer of Love Dance Party, in collaboration with the official Summer of Love 50th Anniversary Celebration. Dance the night away with music from Mania! The ...
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, June 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...

The Chocolate & Art Show: Live Music, Body Painting & Chocolate Tasting | SoMa
Friday, June 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tiered pricing starting at $5 and rising to $15.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
The Chocolate & Art Show: Live Music, Body Painting & Chocolate Tasting | SoMa

The Chocolate and Art Show takes over SOMArts Cultural Center for two days of live body painting, live music, face-painting, vendors, live music, face-painting, and free chocolate from 8 pm to 2 am. Indulge yourself in some of SF’s finest up-and-coming artists, photographers and creators. Chocolate and ...

Saturday, June 24

2017 Patchwork: Spring Indie Art & Craft Festival | Oakland
Saturday, June 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square Pavilion
2017 Patchwork: Spring Indie Art & Craft Festival | Oakland
Patchwork Show is Dear Handmade Life’s bi-annual makers festival showcasing local emerging artists, crafters and designers alongside artisan food, DIY craft workshops, gourmet food trucks and indie music in Oakland’s Jack London Square from 11 am to 5 pm on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Vendors are ...
Free “Salt & Straw” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, June 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. As head ice cream maker for Salt & Straw Portland, LA, and now San Francisco, and the Wiz Bang Bar in Portland’s Pine Street Market, Tyler Malek ...

Sunday, June 25

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, June 25 – 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 ...

Monday, June 26

Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, June 26 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill
Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies

More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every 4th Monday of the month with a free comedy show and free cake.  

Tuesday, June 27

Live at Lagunitas: Tank & The Bangas | Petaluma
Tuesday, June 27 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Tank & The Bangas  | 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: Guess who’s coming to Dinner | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night:  Guess who’s coming to Dinner | 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, June 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF

Cookies and Comedy is a top notch comedy show highlighted by comics who in addition to having great material also have stage personas with a lot of flavor. This flavor is celebrated by bringing in some oven baked cookies for free. The show takes place at ...

Thursday, June 29

Summer Sounds Outside: Dirty Cello | Walnut Creek
Thursday, June 29 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
Summer Sounds Outside: Dirty Cello | 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: Jackson 5 to Maroon 5 | East Bay
Thursday, June 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Jackson 5 to Maroon 5  | 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: House Party | Concord
Thursday, June 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: House Party | 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 ...

Friday, June 30

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, June 30 – 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 ...

Monday, July 3

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, July 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Soda Popinski's
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF

One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed Bros brings together comedy, video games and alcohol every first Monday at a super rad bar in San Francisco, Soda Popinski’s. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new ...

Tuesday, July 4

El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cerrito Vista Park
El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2017

El Cerrito hosts the 19th Annual WorldOne Festival featuring live world music, Hawaiian Mele, Hula plus circus performers on July 3-4, 2017. July 3, 2017 – Kupaoa, Hawaiian Mele & Hula 4 pm: Circus Imagination 5-7 pm:  Kupaoa + Kumu Kau’i Isa-Kahaku + Halau NaWaiOla July 4, 2017 – ...