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Friday, July 29

Ka-Hon: Bay Areas Finest Latin Percussionists | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, July 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
Ka-Hon: Bay Areas Finest Latin Percussionists | Yerba Buena Gardens
What’s in that box, you ask? In the hands of Ka-Hon, a gentle spring shower, a flamenco troupe, a galloping stallion, and a rumba circle. Drawing on a pan-American array of rhythms, the high-energy ensemble displays the astounding versatility of the humble cajón, a simple ...
2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason
Friday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason

The San Francisco Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will offer runners, spectators and health and fitness enthusiasts alike a variety of activities and opportunities to enjoy the excitement of race weekend, get deals on the latest endurance gear, learn tips on getting the most out ...

2016 Summer Festival of Knowledge: Fitness, Gardening, Cooking & Jazz | Oakland
Friday, July 29 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | African American Museum & Library (Oakland)
2016 Summer Festival of Knowledge: Fitness, Gardening, Cooking & Jazz | Oakland

Come out for the African American Museum & Library at Oakland’s summer session of the Festival of Knowledge. The two day event will include workshops and a meet and greet with local health and beauty experts, exercise gurus, doctors and nurses, chefs, urban gardeners, nutritionists, yoga ...

Art Night SF Kick-Off: Mid-Market Art & Live Music | UN Plaza
Friday, July 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
Art Night SF Kick-Off: Mid-Market Art & Live Music | UN Plaza

Art Night SF is a new outdoor event series working to activate the public spaces of UN Plaza and Mid-Market between 7th and Market Streets through accessible installations of contemporary art on Fridays, July 29, September 30, October 14 and October 28 from 5-9 pm. Enjoy local food trucks, a plaza ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, July 29 – 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 the de Young ” The View from Hollywood” | SF
Friday Nights at the de Young
Enjoy art making, live music from Darren Johnston Trio in Wisely Court and a screening of the 1940 classic The Grapes of Wrath.
Psychedelic Mini Concert: Vum | Amoeba SF
Friday, July 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Psychedelic Mini Concert: Vum | Amoeba SF
Join Vum at Amoeba SF for a live set and signing of their third album. When Jennifer Pearl returned home from studying science in French Polynesia, armed with field recordings of street musicians, church choirs, and roosters, Vum wrote their first full-length album, Night Sun. Described as ...
Free Music Production Workshop with Electrohouse DJ MOTi | SF
Friday, July 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Pyramind Training
Free Music Production Workshop with Electrohouse DJ MOTi | SF
Join MOTi at Pyramind for an intimate look into this electro house superstar’s production and dance songwriting techniques. His progressive and electro tracks have been signed on Tiësto’s Musical Freedom label, Afrojack’s Wall Recordings, and Spinnin’ Records. MOTi is no stranger to the festival circuit and ...
Ari Bird’s Interactive Art Show and Free Refreshments | SF
Friday, July 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yosemite Studios (Open Windows)
Ari Bird's Interactive Art Show and Free Refreshments | SF
Join for the opening night of Collapse Sonata, new artwork by Ari Bird exploring how to navigate through ambient spaces. Ari Bird produces work in Oakland, is California-born, and may have grown up in a cult. There will be a sonic component and an interactive exchange of ...
Free Beach Concert: Taylor Dane | Santa Cruz
Friday, July 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Taylor Dane | Santa Cruz
From platinum pop songs to chart-topping dance hits, Taylor Dayne is one of the most popular vocalists of the modern age. She has enjoyed Top 10 hits in three consequent decades, selling a combined 75 million singles and albums along the way. Originally signed by music ...
“Super-Sized” Game Night: Life Sized Monopoly & Jenga Family Night | Albany
Friday, July 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Albany Community Center
They may be a small town, but the idea of fun is huge. Join for another installment of Albany Game Night – Super-sized. The whole family is invited to drop by Albany Community Center for a massively good time – play a few hands of Go Fish ...
Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland
Friday, July 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Jack London Square
Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland

Take a free 90-minute narrated harbor tour (July to October) from the Oakland Estuary to the San Francisco Bay on the beautiful Commodore Pinot Noir. Learn about how the Port of Oakland handles more than 2 million cargo containers annually. Boarding will be at the foot ...

“Pokemon Go” Onesie Party & Chinatown Crawl | Financial Dist.
Friday, July 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Treehouse Space
Hey Pokemon Trainers. Treehouse Space community members have been catching Pokemons and saw that they were surrounded by Poke Stops as well as their neighbor at Oriental Treasure selling onesies, so they thought, why not start a Pokemon Go Onesie Party at their space, followed by a Chinatown Pokemon Crawl. Download ...
Win Tix: The Bay Area Pun-Off | Mission Dist.
Friday, July 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Go Game HQ
Celebrate the contagious power of the pun, the irresistible wordplay sourced in a seemingly endless supply of multiple meanings for a single word or phrase. Prized tool of parents, kindergarden teachers, obnoxious friends, and Witzelsucht patients everywhere. > Get Tickets – $15 for Audience / $10 ...
Win Tix: The Pretenders & Joan Jett Tribute Concert | Historic BAL Theatre
Friday, July 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Historic BAL Theatre
Pretending 2 Jet is a tribute band that pays homage to not one, but two amazing music masters. They ease you in slow, with a little Pretenders sound then bam! Before you know it, this band becomes a hard rocking Joan Jett tour de force. > Get ...
Win Tix: “New Rock” with The Iron Heart | Great American Music Hall
Friday, July 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
The Iron Heart has created their own brand of “new rock.” Shoving together a mixture of hard rock with a touch of blues and indie flare, these musical mixologists have a sound unlike any you’ve heard before. > Get Tickets – $15.00 Plus they have a name that ...
HellaFunny Birthday Show: 90 Minutes, 10 Comics | Milk Bar
Friday, July 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Eventbrite $20 at the door
| Milk Bar
HellaFunny Birthday Show: 90 Minutes, 10 Comics | Milk Bar
Come out to #HellaFunny Fridays to see SF dope-est (is that a word?) comedy crew take the stage to deliver the funnies. Not to mention that is it the CEO of #HellaFunny, Stroy Moyd’s, birthday so we are pretty sure there will be some Comedy Central ...
The Bestival: SF’s Insane Three-Day Comedy Festival | SF
Friday, July 29 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free tickets for Big Rec Taproom & Milk Bar for Facebook RSVP.
| Milk Bar
The Bestival: SF's Insane Three-Day Comedy Festival | SF

SF Weekly’s Best Comedy Troupe award winners Sylvan Productions present The Bestival. It’s 15 Shows. 3 Days. 40 Comedians – and a collection of their favorite shows, featuring their favorite comedians from across the country with comedians that have appeared on Conan, Comedy Central, Vice, ...

Win Tix: Carmen Lynch (David Letterman) Comedy Night | Punch Line
Friday, July 29 – 10:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line
It’s mid-July. If you haven’t started getting that summer body ready, it probably won’t happen, but did you know laughing burns calories? And sometimes you get sore for laughing so hard so that’s probably doing something. > Get Tickets – $20.00 Comedian Carmen Lynch has appeared on The ...

Saturday, July 30

2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason

The San Francisco Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will offer runners, spectators and health and fitness enthusiasts alike a variety of activities and opportunities to enjoy the excitement of race weekend, get deals on the latest endurance gear, learn tips on getting the most out ...

2016 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships
2016 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 31st Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find something for everyone, from the giant creature kites as big as houses, to the free kite making and ...

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. Please note, due to Outside Lands Music Festival, the date has been ...
NorCal Summer 2016 Cosplay Gathering | San Mateo
Saturday, July 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: $5 | Coyote Point Recreation Area
NorCal Summer 2016 Cosplay Gathering | San Mateo
For those who have never been to a NorCal Cosplay Gathering before, the purpose is for cosplayers and photographers to meet up in a scenic location to get some great pictures, make new friends, and visit with long-time friends outside of the chaos of a ...
Treasure Island Flea “Hawaii in July” Festival | SF
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea “Hawaii in July” Festival | SF
The Treasure Island Flea goes island-style for two days in July. First 500 each day get lei’d First 500 each day get a complimentary lei to jumpstart your Hawaii-July experience! Happy Hour 10am-11am After you’ve received free lei, head over to the TI Flea Tiki Bar for 2 ...
The Great Mac and Cheese Melt-Off | SF
The Great Mac and Cheese Melt-Off | SF
Experience the biggest Fête du Fromage in San Francisco. More than eight of the best food trucks and pop-up shops will be mixing up mouthwatering mac and cheese specials all day long. Who will be the mac and cheesiest? Cast your vote for the chancellor of cheese, ...
Playground Grand Re-Opening: Fun Activities, Raffles & Free Taco Lunch | SF
Saturday, July 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| Rosa Parks Elementary School
Playground Grand Re-Opening: Fun Activities, Raffles & Free Taco Lunch | SF
Join the San Francisco Shared Schoolyard Project and Supervisors Mark Farrell and London Breed at Rosa Parks Elementary School for an exciting kick-off event marking the grand re-opening of the schoolyard for the public to use on the weekends. Free, but an RSVP is appreciated. This event will include ...
2016 Summer Festival of Knowledge: Fitness, Gardening, Cooking & Jazz | Oakland
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | African American Museum & Library (Oakland)
2016 Summer Festival of Knowledge: Fitness, Gardening, Cooking & Jazz | Oakland

Come out for the African American Museum & Library at Oakland’s summer session of the Festival of Knowledge. The two day event will include workshops and a meet and greet with local health and beauty experts, exercise gurus, doctors and nurses, chefs, urban gardeners, nutritionists, yoga ...

2016 Flagging in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 30 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | National AIDS Memorial Grove
2016 Flagging in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Come enjoy the sun, music, flora, and friends in the beautiful National AIDS Memorial Grove. This event is open to all flow artists – fanning, flagging, poi, staff, hoopers and their supporters. Flags are available to use or you can just relax and take in the ...
Magic Meadow Pagan Harvest Ritual “Lammas 2016” | Golden Gate Park
Magic Meadow Pagan Harvest Ritual
Celebrate the Pagan Lammas ritual in the Magic Meadow of Golden Gate Park at 1 pm on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Please bring vegetarian food, and drinks to the ritual. In addition, please bring a cup for making toasts. 2016 Lammas Day Ritual Intention: With our hopes, our fears, and our ...
Tom Rigney & Flambeau Showing Off Their New Orleans Grooves | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, July 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Tom Rigney & Flambeau Showing Off Their New Orleans Grooves | Yerba Buena Gardens
The Bay Area shares long and passionate ties with Louisiana, a bond exemplified by this raucous double-bill. Tom Rigney and Flambeau features some of the finest musicians on the roots music scene, including Rigney, an electrifying violinist and composer with a gift for putting an ...