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Friday, August 28

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, August 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 ...

Friday Night Market at UN Plaza | SF
Friday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
Friday Night Market at UN Plaza | SF

Held every fourth Friday through October, the Night Market in the iconic UN Plaza is the place to spend your Friday night. Night Market provides live music and entertainment, making the UN Plaza the liveliest spot in the city. The Night Market is a free ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA with Off the Grid food trucks, music, and more. Join OMCA every Friday for a family-friendly take on a festive night market, with the best in Bay Area curbside cuisine from gourmet food trucks, local ...
Movie in the Park: Despicable Me 2 | Half Moon Bay
Friday, August 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Quarry Park
Movie in the Park: Despicable Me 2 | Half Moon Bay
Join us for a fun friday night in the park! Bring blankets or chairs to reserve your spot on the Quarry Floor! Please bring a flashlight as the Quarry Floor is about a 5 minute walk from the parking lot. Bring a picnic to share ...

Saturday, August 29

2015 “Pier to Pier” History Walk & Festival | SF
Saturday, August 29 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Maritime Museum
2015
The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is hosting its 2nd Annual “Pier to Pier” Walk & Festival. The aim of this event is to promote outdoor exercise for adults 50+, but everyone is welcome to this family event. 2015 “Pier to Pier” History Walk & Festival Saturday, August ...
Art Association Summer Art Show & Sale | Concord
Saturday, August 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free - No registration required - Open to public.
| Concord Public Library
Art Association Summer Art Show & Sale | Concord
The Concord Art Association is hosting its Summer Art Show and Sale on Saturday, August 29th and Sunday, August 30th at the Concord Public Library at 2900 Salvio Street. Treat yourself and your home to a beautiful work of art and support your local artists! Everyone ...
Ruckus n’ Resiliency Workshops & Street Fest | Oakland
Saturday, August 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Feel the Beet Farmer's Market
Ruckus n' Resiliency Workshops & Street Fest | Oakland

Come out to lively street party in partnership with Destiny Arts Center celebrating food traditions, resistance, and culture. Free, but an RSVP is requested. Every month features a workshop, DJ and/or live music, free tastings, and a potluck cook-off alongside the farmers market. 2015 Schedule May ...

Indonesia Day Festival 2015 | Union Square
Saturday, August 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Indonesia Day Festival 2015 | Union Square
Indonesia Day is an annual event that aims to celebrate, commemorate, and introduce the diversity and heritage of the Indonesian culture through the showcase of Indonesian art, dance, music and food. Indonesia Day 2015 Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 10 am to 5 pm Union Square, SF FREE 2015 Featured ...
Rock Balancing Art Gathering & Lesson | Crissy Field
Saturday, August 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVPs are appreciated to rsvpstacking@gmail.com
| Warming Hut
Rock Balancing Art Gathering & Lesson | Crissy Field

Dozens of artists worldwide are part of a global balanced rock sculpture movement, and two of them have invited you to learn the practice of creating these serene, temporary sculptures from rocks at Crissy Field. Rock Balancing Art & Lessons Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 11 ...

21st Amendment Brewery Opening & Watermelon Bowling | East Bay
Saturday, August 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 21st Amendment (San Leandro)
21st Amendment Brewery Opening & Watermelon Bowling | East Bay
21st Amendment has opened a new brewery and tasting room in San Leandro and you’re invited to the Grand Opening Party featuring live music featuring WJM, D.R. & the Blazers, The Dirty and The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, food trucks, brewery tours, and watermelon bowling, all ...
Summer Beats Free Concert: Beach Boys Tribute | Alameda
Saturday, August 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alameda South Shore Center
Summer Beats Free Concert: Beach Boys Tribute | Alameda
California Beach Boys play music from everyone’s favorite surf rock band.
Free Outdoor Movie & Popcorn Night | Hunters Point
Saturday, August 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jennings & Cargo (Hunters Point)
Free Outdoor Movie & Popcorn Night | Hunters Point
Bring your blankets, bring your chairs and come watch the indie hit movie Dope outdoors with NOW Hunters Point. They’ll have free popcorn, free t-shirts, and pizza available for purchase from Fist of Flour. The doors open at 7 pm, so come and get a seat. The movie ...
“Supermoon” Night Over San Francisco
Saturday, August 29 – 7:44 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

Thanks to an optical illusion in the sky, the moon will appear bigger and brighter than normal in the San Francisco Bay Area in the night, during what astronomers call a “supermoon.” Because the sun is about 50,000 miles closer to the earth than at ...

Win Tix: Circus Vargas “ArleQuin!” | East Bay
Saturday, August 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Circus Vargas - Southland Mall
Spectacular! Spectacular! No words in the vernacular can describe this great event, but I’ll try anyway. Step right up to the magnificent, the awe inspiring, the full of friendly-and-not-evil clowns, Circus Vargas for ArleQuin, a night of big topped entertainment. Will the trapeze artists slip out ...
Outdoor “Jaws” Movie Night, Free Popcorn & Haagen Dazs | The Yard
Saturday, August 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Yard at Mission Rock
Outdoor
Bring the family or a date for an outdoor movie night featuring the classic, Jaws, along with free popcorn and free Haagen Dazs ice cream samples at The Yard at Mission Rock (right across McCovey Cove from AT&T Park) from 8-10:30 pm on Saturday, August 29, ...

Sunday, August 30

2015 Streets for People: Car-Free Streets, Live Music, Free Yoga & Dance | Fairfax
Sunday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bolinas Road (Fairfax)
2015 Streets for People: Car-Free Streets, Live Music, Free Yoga & Dance | Fairfax
Streets for People returns for its fourth year in downtown Fairfax as Bolinas Road (between Broadway and Elsie Lane) will be transformed into a lively car-free space from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday August 30, 2015. Make your way down the street and catch live music, enjoy ...
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 30 – 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. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

Car-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley
Sunday, August 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
Car-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley

Sundays on Telegraph closes Telegraph Avenue to cars between Durant Avenue and Dwight Way, and opens it to restaurant seating, music, street vendors, and more from noon to 5 pm, July 19 to August 30, 2015. Come enjoy the beautiful weather, food, crafts, and everything else that Telegraph ...

Wednesday, September 2

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, September 2 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Area Discovery Museum (Fort Baker)
Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor children’s museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Museum is the only children’s museum in the U.S. to be located in a national park and is known for its emphasis on creativity through ...

SF Zoo Free Admission Day
SF Zoo Free Admission Day

The San Francisco Zoo, Northern California’s largest zoological park and conservation center, periodically offers free admission for San Francisco residents. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all year round.  You’ll enjoy seeing the 250 different animal species in naturalistic surroundings, ...

Thursday, September 3

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, September 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr ...

1st & 3rd Thursday “Hub CAP” Community Art Party | Vallejo
Thursday, September 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are always welcome.
| The Hub Vallejo
1st & 3rd Thursday

Every first and third Thursday evening, The Hub Vallejo hosts Hub CAP Community Art Party, a creative community gathering where anything goes  – painting, singing, sewing, knitting, music, mosaics, sculpture…whatever. It’s informal and a chance to hang as a community and create. Bring a project, a ...

Friday, September 4

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, September 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. 2 pm General Tour: ...

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, September 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Connect with nature at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, a place for learning, exploration and building community located in a beautiful building right on the beach in Santa Cruz. Permanent exhibits include wildlife and habitat displays, artifacts and cultural exhibits of the Ohlone, a ...

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 ...

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, September 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday

Oakland Critical Mass is a monthly group bike ride that takes place every first Friday of the month, which starts at 8 pm at the BikeLink bike lockers at 14th and Broadway, and ends at 23rd and Telegraph where Oakland Art Murmur is underway. Critical Mass is argued ...

Saturday, September 5

Saturdays Unplugged | SF JCC
Saturday, September 5 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
Saturdays Unplugged | SF JCC

Come for the play date, stay for the live music every first Saturday at the San Francisco JCC. Unplug and meet up with family and friends for a screen-free afternoon of fun activities and happy hour (for adults).

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, September 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...

Free A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland
Saturday, September 5 – 9:05 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A's Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game starts, whether the A’s win or lose. There’s no need to pay ...

Sunday, September 6

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 6 – 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. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...