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Sunday, August 24

2014 Korea Day: Art, Performances & Korean Food Tasting | Asian Art Museum
Sunday, August 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Asian Art Museum
2014 Korea Day: Art, Performances & Korean Food Tasting | Asian Art Museum

Round up your favorite folks for the ultimate family-friendly Korean-style festival from 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday, August 24, 2014.
Global interest in Korea has expanded beyond K-pop and TV dramas to encompass hangul (the Korean alphabet), hansik (Korean food) and hanbok (traditional Korean clothing). On …

2014 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Sunday
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | University Avenue (Palo Alto)
2014 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Sunday

The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts takes place annually on tree-lined University Avenue in beautiful downtown Palo Alto, featuring 300 fine artists and crafters whose display booths are placed back-to-back along University Avenue. In the past it has attracted over 150,000 people from throughout the ...

27th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Chinatown
27th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Sunday | Oakland

Schedule on Sunday, August 24, 2014
Cultural Stage

11:00 am: Advance Day Care Center (children’s group performances)
11:30 am: Alameda Table Tennis Club Exhibition
Noon: Gadung Kasturi Balinese Dance and Music
12:30 pm: Alice & the Wave All-Star Entertainment Group (Vegas-style show with band featuring Chinese pop songs)
1:00 pm: Ballet …

2014 Caltopia: Free Massages, Haircuts & Performances | UC Berkeley
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility
2014 Caltopia: Free Massages, Haircuts & Performances | UC Berkeley

Caltopia is an annual free two-day campus festival at the start of the UC Berkeley school year that’s free for the entire community (you don’t have to be a student) happening from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday and Monday, August 24-25, 2014. It ...

2014 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Union City
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kennedy Park (Union City)
2014 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Union City

Ready to see some stars and sample some sisig? Then come out to Union City for the Annual Adobo Festival on Saturday and Sunday, August 23-24, 2014 The festival features performances from famous Filipino entertainers, competitions, cook-offs, games and a bazaar. 2014 Adobo Festival August 23-24, 2014 ...

Festival of the Chariots 2014 | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow
Festival of the Chariots 2014 | Golden Gate Park

The “Festival of the Chariots,” known throughout India as the “Ratha Yatra” festival, has been performed for thousands of years in Puri, India, and today it is celebrated in all major cities through out the world. More than 3,000 people attend each year in San …

The 50th “Sunday Streets”: SF’s Official Block Party | Mission District
Sunday, August 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
The 50th

Mission District Sunday Streets | August 24, 2014
Roving entertainment:

Bubblegirl

McCoppin Hub Plaza:

Pat Wilder Blues Band and Hiwatters Surf Band: 12 to 3 pm

Valencia between Duboce and 14th:

LocalGrow: Interactive Gardening
Live music by Some Good Music
Info Booths including: Sierra Club, Mutual Responsibility, La Casa de las Madres, Rebuilding …

2014 Assyrian Food Festival & Parade: Sunday | San Jose
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Assyrian Church of the East
2014 Assyrian Food Festival & Parade: Sunday | San Jose

Eat, mingle and learn about the people whose ancestral homeland is known in history as“the cradle of civilization”at the 22nd Annual Assyrian Food Festival, a celebration of the rich culture and heritage of Assyrians. 2014 Assyrian Food Festival - Saturday, August 23, 2014 | 11 am ...

34th Annual Italian Family Festa: Sunday | San Jose
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Guadalupe River Park
34th Annual Italian Family Festa: Sunday | San Jose

The 34th Annual Italian Family Festa will take place in Guadalupe River Park and Gardens in Little Italy, San Jose’s backyard. Enjoy authentic Italian food, arts and crafts, a wine garden, family fun, bocce ball contests, culinary demos, a grape stomp, and other entertainment. 2014 Italian ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Noe Valley
Sunday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All shows are free though donations are gratefully accepted.
| Noe Valley Town Center
Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Noe Valley

“O Best Beloved” is a live outdoor stage play based on Rudyard Kipling’s “Just-So Stories.” It was named “Best Of Fringe” at the 2013 San Francisco Fringe Festival. Featuring original songs, slapstick antics, eccentric characters and colorful scenery, the six actors will satiate your curiosity ...

Early Morn’ Low Tide Animal Search | Alameda
Sunday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Crab Cove
Early Morn' Low Tide Animal Search | Alameda

Rise and shine while the tide is low and beat the crowds to the beach.
Meet crabs, mussels, barnacles, worms and shrimp on the longest beach on the Bay – something new each week.
Shorebirds may show food chains in action.

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Redwood City
Sunday, August 24 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sequoia High School
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Redwood City

For the 32nd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present The Taming of the Shrew, a feast of wit, outrageous clowning, and crazy plot twists in Renaissance-era Padua, Italy, as Kate and Petruchio meet, fight (a lot), and eventually negotiate their way through a “subversive and ...

Monday, August 25

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks | 2014
Free Entrance Days in the National Parks | 2014

Sometimes you’ve just got get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance to all national parks including Muir Woods and Yosemite Park. Yosemite park waves their usual $20 per car ...

Wednesday, August 27

Movie Night on the Green: “Horton Hears a Who” | Marin
Wednesday, August 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin Country Mart
Movie Night on the Green:

Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.

Thursday, August 28

Movies on the Square | Redwood City
Thursday, August 28 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June to September in 2014. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of chairs and ...

Friday, August 29

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, August 29 – 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 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 ...

Movie in the Park: “Turbo” | Oakland
Friday, August 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Movie in the Park:

Friday August 29 – Turbo (PG 96 minutes)
Turbo is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated comedy sports film. A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500.

Saturday, August 30

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF
Saturday, August 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post Lawn
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF

For the 32nd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present The Taming of the Shrew, a feast of wit, outrageous clowning, and crazy plot twists in Renaissance-era Padua, Italy, as Kate and Petruchio meet, fight (a lot), and eventually negotiate their way through a “subversive and ...

Sunday, August 31

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF
Sunday, August 31 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post Lawn
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF

For the 32nd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present The Taming of the Shrew, a feast of wit, outrageous clowning, and crazy plot twists in Renaissance-era Padua, Italy, as Kate and Petruchio meet, fight (a lot), and eventually negotiate their way through a “subversive and ...

Monday, September 1

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF
Monday, September 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post Lawn
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF

For the 32nd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present The Taming of the Shrew, a feast of wit, outrageous clowning, and crazy plot twists in Renaissance-era Padua, Italy, as Kate and Petruchio meet, fight (a lot), and eventually negotiate their way through a “subversive and ...

Tuesday, September 2

Cartoon Art Museum: First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day
Tuesday, September 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
Cartoon Art Museum: First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day

The Cartoon Art Museum is the only museum in the U.S. dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of cartoon art in all its forms. This unique institution houses approximately 6,000 original pieces in its permanent collection; a complete volume research/library facility is located on the ...

Wednesday, September 3

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, September 3 – 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 ...

Thursday, September 4

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, September 4 – 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 ...