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Saturday, July 26

2014 Berkeley Kite Festival
2014 Berkeley Kite Festival

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 29th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships from 10 am to 6 pm on July 26-27, 2014. You’ll find something for everyone, from the giant creature kites as ...

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 26 – 10:00 am | 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. There are over a million items for sale. Enjoy free admission.

Treasure Island Flea: Summertime Brunch Party
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea: Summertime Brunch Party

As special addition for the July 2014 Treasure Island Flea, there will be an island brunch.
Benedict Arnolds is a brand new brunch truck that will be making its first appearance at the flea on Saturday and Sunday. And you know what pairs well with eggs benedict? Bloody …

Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Outer Sunset
Saturday, July 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant
Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Outer Sunset

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission invites you to take a free tour of the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant to find out how your sewer system works. Free, but an RSVP is required at least two days in advance. Have you ever wondered what happens to the water ...

Pedalfest 2014: Live Music, Stunts, DJs & Unicycle Basketball | Oakland
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Pedalfest 2014: Live Music, Stunts, DJs & Unicycle Basketball | Oakland

Pedalfest 2014 rolls into Jack London Square to celebrate all-things cycling at the Bay Area’s finest bicycle festival featuring handmade and vintage bike shows, Unicycle Basketball, a bicycle rodeo, BMX performances, bike powered live music, bike raffles, U.S. Bicycling Olympian Meet & Greet and more from 11 am to 7 …

World Naked Bike Ride 2014: Part II | SF
Saturday, July 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
World Naked Bike Ride 2014: Part II | SF

This is the big one… well, the second big one. Hell, just call it the Second Annual World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR) – San Francisco 2014 Northern Hemisphere Ride – Part II starting in Justin Herman Plaza at 11 am on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Many …

The History of New Orleans Jambalaya, Cooking Class & Free Tasting | South SF
Saturday, July 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*To RSVP, and for more information about this free event, please call (650) 829-3860.
| South San Francisco Main Library
The History of New Orleans Jambalaya, Cooking Class & Free Tasting | South SF

My Treat Personal Catering and South San Francisco Public Library host a demonstration cooking class on the History of Jambalaya. First, learn about the history of New Orleans Jambalaya, and then help cook a pot. Come hungry and plan to have lots of fun.
The first …

BBQ-A-Newbie: Burning Man Pre-Compression Picnic | San Jose
BBQ-A-Newbie: Burning Man Pre-Compression Picnic | San Jose

Bring your family, your dogs, your Frisbees, and hoops/toys, plus a cooler, something to share or grill, and some charcoal and help BBQ-A-Newbie in San Jose’s Murdock Park from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required. Their …

“Ladies of the ’80s” Dance Party TV Taping & Costume Contest | SF
Saturday, July 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | KOFY TV Studio

Grab your leggings and Members Only jackets and be ready to dance your butts off to classic ’80s hits at the KOFY TV Dance Party taping in San Francisco on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Their noon and 2 pm tapings will be their normal ’80s themed dance party. For …

2014 Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival | Redwood City
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
2014 Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival | Redwood City

The 2014 Redwood City PAL Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival features live blues, gospel, and R&B musicians from the Bay Area and beyond, Art on the Square, family entertainment, an arcade for kids, and food and drink vendors on July 25-26, 2014. 2014 PAL Blues, ...

76th Japanese “Ginza Bazaar”: Food, Taiko & Dance Festival | SF
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Buddhist Church of San Francisco
76th Japanese

The Ginza Bazaar is a 76 year old San Francisco Japantown tradition offering two days of games, entertainment, Japanese food, bingo shopping, camaraderie, and more at the Buddhist Church of San Francisco from July 26-27, 2014. The highlight of the weekend will be the traditional ...

Free 19th Century Summer Concert | Fort Point
Saturday, July 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fort Point
Free 19th Century Summer Concert | Fort Point

Come experience history first hand and enjoy the music of the Fort Point Garrison Brass Band. Hear the popular music and see the instruments of the late 19th century as the Fort Point Brass Band performs a free summer concert.
Enjoy free performances at noon and 2 …

NBA Nation: Trampoline Hoops & Slam Dunk Showdown | Union Square
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
NBA Nation: Trampoline Hoops & Slam Dunk Showdown | Union Square

The NBA’s largest mobile basketball experience, NBA Nation is on its eighth summer tour; check it out as it comes to San Francisco’s Union Square from noon to 8 pm on July 25-26, 2014. NBA Nation is 20,000 square feet of basketball action, including a ...

2014 Flagging in the Park | AIDS Memorial Grove
Saturday, July 26 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | National AIDS Memorial Grove
2014 Flagging in the Park | AIDS Memorial Grove

Come enjoy the sun, music, flora, and friends in the beautiful National AIDS Memorial Grove and join flow artists, fanners, flaggers, and friends for an afternoon of fun, sun, and remembrance at the National AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden Gate Park from 12:30-4:30 pm on …

Free Saturday Power Yoga & Juice Tasting | Dolores Park
Free Saturday Power Yoga & Juice Tasting | Dolores Park

Thistle (who make juices) and  Broke-Ass Stuart present a free daytime yoga session and juice tasting at Dolores Park. Small juice tastings are free, and they’ll be selling 8oz and 17oz juices if you want to go large.
They’ll be at the southeast corner of Dolores …

Free Boat Rental Day: Lake Merritt | Oakland
Free Boat Rental Day: Lake Merritt | Oakland

The Lake Merritt Boating Center invites you to Splash Into Summer 2014 with free boat rentals and an open house from 1-3 pm on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
If past years are any indication, you can get ½ hour of free time floating around picturesque Lake Merritt. 
What can you rent?

Paddle Boats
Canoes
Single …

Free Summer Circus Day w/ Circus Bella | San Rafael
Saturday, July 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pickleweed Park
Free Summer Circus Day w/ Circus Bella | San Rafael

Circus Bella is an open air, one-ring circus featuring amazing circus artists performing tricks like the static trapeze, rope walking, juggling, contortion, unicycle, clowning, acrobatics, and more set to an original score performed by live musicians. The 2014 show, Here We Go!, is a completely new 60-minute, one-ring circus showcasing ...

Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13
Saturday, July 26 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but but please tip the chef and buy a drink too.
| Lucky 13
Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13

Sure, Lucky 13 is always loaded with free popcorn and goldfish, but if you’re looking for something more sustainable with your rockabilly and punk on the jukebox, be sure to drop by their free BBQ on the outdoor patio from 4-7 pm every Saturday from June ...

The Comedy Roast of a Stripper | SF
The Comedy Roast of a Stripper | SF

You’ve seen the comedy roasts on TV, heard them on the radio, now it’s time to see one in person. In July, RoastSF will be roasting another controversial, yet necessary, member of society: RoastSF presents, The Roast of a Stripper.
Get $5 tickets when you use the promo code FUNCHEAP; …

Film Night in the Park: “20 Feet from Stardom” | Fairfax
Saturday, July 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Central Baseball Field - Fairfax
Film Night in the Park:

Every summer Film Night in the Park puts on free outdoor movies in parks throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and projected on a giant outdoor screen. Arrive early, spread out a blanket, and picnic ...

Classic SF Movie Night in the Park “So I Married An Axe Murderer” | Duboce Park
Saturday, July 26 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Duboce Park
Classic SF Movie Night in the Park

Outdoor Movie Night returns to Duboce Park on Saturday, July 26, 2014 with the cult classic comedy, “So I Married an Axe Murderer” (1993), starring Mike Myers.
Movies with a San Francisco theme have been shown at all of Duboce Park’s previous movie nights, including “Pursuit …

Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay
Saturday, July 26 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Halley Hill Observatory
Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay

Sunset is at 8:20 pm, and the gates close at 10 pm.

Final Night: 20th Annual Brainwash Drive-In Movie Festival | Oakland
Final Night: 20th Annual Brainwash Drive-In Movie Festival | Oakland

The 2014 Brainwash Movie Festival is an eclectic show of (mostly short) movies curated from all over the world that you drive-in, bike-in, or walk-in to on July 18-19 and 25-26, 2014. Admission: $6 (50% off) when you mention Funcheap at the door. Regular admission is $12 ...

Win Tix: Purple Rain 30th Anniversary: Prince Tribute Concert | Slim’s
Purple Rain 30th Anniversary: Prince Tribute Concert | Slim's

Party like its 1999 as The Purple Ones power though the entire Purple Rain album, plus B-sides and more.
You’ll be blown away by hit after hit such as Little Red Corvette, I Feel for You, 1999, I Would Die 4 U, Controversy, It’s Gonna Be A …

Win Tix: Musical Movie Fest: Moulin Rouge, Hello Dolly & Oklahoma | SF
Saturday, July 26 – 11:15 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
| Century San Francisco Centre 9
Musical Movie Fest: Moulin Rouge, Hello Dolly & Oklahoma | SF

The Best Movie Fest Ever is taking place in movie theaters all over the nation (including SF’s Century Centre 9 and the Pleasant Hill 6), on Saturday, July 26, and Tuesday, July 29, presented by Cinemark.
The event will present showings of Moulin Rouge, Oklahoma and …