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Tuesday, July 4

Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Marina
Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2017
The Berkeley Marina plays host to one of the best July Fourth celebrations around featuring adventure playground open until 8 pm, where children can use hammers, nails, saws, and paint with parental supervision. Get your face painted, try the giant slide, or splash in the water at ...
Moraga Summer Concert: Dance Party & Show | East Bay
Tuesday, July 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Dance Party & Show | 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 ...

Wednesday, July 5

First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek
Wednesday, July 5 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Downtown
First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek “First Wednesday” monthly street festival brings together hundreds of people to Cypress Street in downtown Walnut Creek for a fun-filled evening of live music, food trucks, variety of vendors and roaming entertainment for all to enjoy. First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food ...

Thursday, July 6

Summer Sounds Outside: The HillBenders Country Music | Walnut Creek
Thursday, July 6 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
Summer Sounds Outside: The HillBenders Country 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 ...

“Showdown Comfort Food” Cookbook Signing | Green Apple Books
Thursday, July 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books and Music
Join Jenn de la Vega for a San Francisco book signing at Green Apple Books. Pick up a copy of her first cookbook “Showdown Comfort Food” and get it signed in person.

Friday, July 7

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, July 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regularly admission is $18 ...

“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy & Free Soup | Oakland
Friday, July 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
| Sycamore Co-Op

Comedy Soup is Oakland’s DIY comedy show that features a lineup of some of the Bay Area’s best comedians, a new musical act every month, and a hearty helping of free, vegan homemade soup for every audience member. Free, but an RSVP to soupcomedyRSVP@gmail.com is required. Doors open at ...

Saturday, July 8

Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, July 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Natives Nursery
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF

Experience live music, free locally sourced food & drink, a free plant & general Take Back the City vibes, every 2nd Saturday of the month from noon to 5 pm. Counter the drought, learn about sustainable living, feed the goats, meet the roosters, bring your kids, ...

Tuesday, July 11

Live at Lagunitas: Cherry Glazerr | Petaluma
Tuesday, July 11 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Cherry Glazerr | 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 ...

Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael
Tuesday, July 11 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lotus Cuisine of India
Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael

At Marin Green Drinks, green is the reason, and drinks are the excuse. Relax, mingle and network with local sustainability enthusiasts who are living and working as green as they can. Every second Tuesday of the month from 5:30-7:30 pm, Marin Green Drinks meet for conversation and complimentary ...

Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: Easy Rider | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: Easy Rider | 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 ...

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Blues | Concord
Tuesday, July 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Blues | 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 ...

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, July 11 – 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, July 13

Moraga Summer Concert: Electrifying Tribute To Michael Jackson | East Bay
Thursday, July 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Electrifying Tribute To Michael Jackson | 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: Funk & Rock Band | Concord
Thursday, July 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Funk & Rock Band | 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, July 14

Dog Days of Summer | Pier 39
Friday, July 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Dog Days of Summer | Pier 39

Pier 39 is turning 39 and they’re celebrating with a bang. Beginning in January 2017, join in every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and their famous sea lions. Each week, they’ll be serving up ...

“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio
Friday, July 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
| El Rio

Millennials Ruin Everything is a monthly comedy showcase every 2nd Friday from 6-8 pm in the back room at El Rio. Each month, co-hosts Irene Tu and Dominique Gelin explore a new theme with guest comedians about why millennials suck/rock. Part comedy showcase, part interviews, ...

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Friday, July 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie 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. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye ...

Saturday, July 15

Sound of Cocktails: Reliving Iconic Moments in Time & Pop Culture | SF
Saturday, July 15 – 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 ...

Tuesday, July 18

Live at Lagunitas: BADBADNOTGOOD | Petaluma
Tuesday, July 18 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: BADBADNOTGOOD | 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 ...

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, July 18 – 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: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang | 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 ...

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Notch Boogie & Jump Blues | Concord
Tuesday, July 18 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Notch Boogie & Jump Blues | 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 ...

Wednesday, July 19

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, July 19 – 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 | Mission
Wednesday, July 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Almanac Taproom
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Mission

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, July 20

Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...

Summer Sounds Outside: Box Set Duo, Trio Folk Music | Walnut Creek
Thursday, July 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
Summer Sounds Outside: Box Set Duo, Trio Folk 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: Tribute to The Beatles | East Bay
Thursday, July 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Tribute to The Beatles | 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: California Country | Concord
Thursday, July 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: California Country  | 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, July 21

Christmas in July | Pier 39
Friday, July 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Christmas in July | Pier 39
Pier 39 is celebrating Christmas in July. The first 100 people to present the special ornament coupon at Christmas in San Francisco on Level 1 will receive a free commemorative PIER 39 ornament.* Check back for more information and to download your coupon. *Must present coupon ...