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Sunday, July 23

2017 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | San Jose
Sunday, July 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena High School
2017 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | San Jose

Ready to see some stars and sample some sisig? Then come out to Union City for the Annual Adobo Festival. The festival features performances from famous Filipino entertainers, competitions, cook-offs, games and a bazaar. 2017 Adobo Festival Sat-Sun, July 22-23, 2017 | 10 am to 6 pm ...

50¢ Silent Film Festival: “Charlie Chaplin Days” | Fremont
Sunday, July 23 – All Day | Cost: 50¢*
*The festival is free and shorts are technically free, but a 50¢ donation is suggested.
| Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum
50¢ Silent Film Festival:

The Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum presents a weekend dedicated to the inimitable Charlie Chaplin on July 21-23, 2017, celebrating 102 years in Niles. View one and two-reel movies that were actually filmed in the historic town of Niles and be sure to check out the ...

2017 Obtainium Cup: Human-Powered Mutant Vehicle Rally | Vallejo
Sunday, July 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; $25 registration fee required to race
| Mare Island
2017 Obtainium Cup: Human-Powered Mutant Vehicle Rally | Vallejo

Experience the adventure as dozens of mutant human-powered vehicles race up and down Vallejo’s Mare Island during the 6th Annual Obtainium Cup. The road rally is fraught with challenges: Flying Monkeys, Zombies, Mad Hatters, Pirates… Can these intrepid heroes survive? Come to Vallejo and find out. 2017 Obtainium Cup ...

2017 Japanese Summer Bazaar | Berkeley
Sunday, July 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Food, games etc. available for purchase.
| Berkeley Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple
2017 Japanese Summer Bazaar | Berkeley

The Berkeley Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple will be holding its annual weekend summer bazaar fundraiser on Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 4 pm to 8 pm, and Sunday, July 23, 2016 from 12 noon to 5 pm. Come enjoy the summer bazaar, eat home-style Japanese foods such ...

Free Vegan BBQ w/ Oakland Veg | Mosswood Park
Sunday, July 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for members of Oakland Veg. You can sign up for free on-site.
| Mosswood Park
Free Vegan BBQ w/ Oakland Veg | Mosswood Park
Oakland Veg invites the local community to a free vegan BBQ at Mosswood Park to enjoy free veggie dogs and burgers, mingle with other food-loving locals, and learn about the benefits of plant-based foods for your health and the environment. This fourth annual vegan BBQ will feature ...
Concert at the Lake: Oakland Municipal Band | Oakland
Sunday, July 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Pergola
Concert at the Lake: Oakland Municipal Band | Oakland

The 106th concert season of free performances by the Oakland Municipal Band kicks off on with a July 4th concert and continues on Sundays throughout the summer. The 35-piece band performs music from a variety of genres, including marches, classical, pop, big band, movies, international, show ...

Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Sunday, July 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley

On the following Sundays, the club is offering Introductory Sails for a taste of the club’s safe boating education programs. These can be extremely wet – you may end up practicing how to self-rescue from a capsize – so bring a change of clothes, strap ...

Shakespeare’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream” In The Park | Berkeley
Shakespeare's

Inferno Theatre presents William Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream for free in Berkeley’s John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre. This production transports the audience to an enchanted forest world using music, movement, magic and Shakespeare’s language. 2017 Performance Dates All performances start at 4 pm Saturday and Sunday, ...

Summertime Outdoor Opera In The Park Concert | Orinda
Sunday, July 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Summertime Outdoor Opera In The Park Concert | Orinda

Bring your family and friends down to Orinda Community Park for Summer Concerts in the Park. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the evening. 2017 Schedule 6/13 – Lucky Losers (Contemporary Blues) ...

Tuesday, July 25

$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Regal Theaters
Tuesday, July 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX
$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Regal Theaters

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to August. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 am. Participating ...

Evenings on the Green: Art & Live Music | Livermore
Tuesday, July 25 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Livermore Valley Plaza
Evenings on the Green: Art & Live Music | Livermore

Art on the Green is now a part of the Bankhead Theater’s free, live, Evenings on the Green – Art & Music and brings together the community to explore the arts on the Plaza Green in front of the Bankhead Theater in Livermore on summer Tuesday evenings ...

Summertime Outdoor Soulful Rock Country Concert | Orinda
Tuesday, July 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Summertime Outdoor Soulful Rock Country Concert | Orinda

Bring your family and friends down to Orinda Community Park for Summer Concerts in the Park. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the evening. 2017 Schedule 6/13 – Lucky Losers (Contemporary Blues) ...

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Delta Blues, Slide & Guitar Master | Concord
Tuesday, July 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Delta Blues, Slide & Guitar Master | 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 ...

Dirty Old Women Reading: Literary Salon & Open Mic | Oakland
Tuesday, July 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Octopus Literary Salon
Dirty Old Women Reading: Literary Salon & Open Mic | Oakland

Older women: Wise enough to tell the truth about sex – what they want, what they’ve done, what makes them hot. Dirty Old Women, a monthly series at Octopus, celebrates erotic writing by self-identified older women of all orientations. Open mic starts at 7:40 pm ...

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, July 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| The Layover
Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland

Laugh City is a monthly comedy show bringing comedians from HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central and Late Night TV to Oakland every last Tuesday at 8 pm. DJ B.C. spins music after the show. The show takes place at The Layover (1517 Franklin St). 21 and up. Doors open at 7 pm. Free, ...

Wednesday, July 26

Free Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples
Free Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland's Churches & Temples

Visit historic places of worship and learn about their architecture and influence on the development of Oakland. Highlighted buildings include First Presbyterian, First Congregational, and First Christian churches as well as Temple Sinai. Tour begins at 10 am in front of the First Presbyterian Church, ...

$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Regal Theaters
Wednesday, July 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX
$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Regal Theaters

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to August. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 am. Participating ...

Free Lunchtime Concert: Pop & Variety Dance Band Scene | Oakland
Wednesday, July 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center
Free Lunchtime Concert: Pop & Variety Dance Band Scene | Oakland

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from Motown and folk to classic and jazz bands and they typically take place ...

“Karma Cinema”: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 (Not all showings are listed for this day yet. Check back soon) 6:20 pmKEDI (Purchase Tickets Online)IMDB 7:00 pmBEYONCE’S LEMONADE (Purchase Tickets Online)IMDB 8:00 pmDRINK AND DRAW, free on the Mezzanine! 8:15 pmALIEN: COVENENT (Purchase Tickets Online)IMDB 8:40 pmIT COMES AT NIGHT (Purchase Tickets Online)IMDB
“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, July 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase taking place under the stars in the outdoor patio, in the heart of downtown Oakland, at The Uptown. Dress warmly; they’ve got a couple of patio heaters to help keep you toasty. Each week features some of ...

Thursday, July 27

Summer Sounds Outside: Tumbledown House Jazz Music | Walnut Creek
Thursday, July 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
Summer Sounds Outside: Tumbledown House Jazz 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: Jazz, Soul & Blues | East Bay
Thursday, July 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Jazz, Soul & Blues | 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: Ultimate Tribute to Fleetwood Mac | Concord
Thursday, July 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Ultimate Tribute to Fleetwood Mac | 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 ...

Summer Movie in the Park: “Finding Dory” | Orinda
Thursday, July 27 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Summer Movie in the Park: “Finding Dory” | Orinda

The Orinda Parks and Recreation Department is happy to bring back Movies in the Park for another year. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring their blankets, lawn chairs, and don’t forget the popcorn. Orinda Movies in the Park Thursday ...

Free Movies in the Park: “Ghostbusters” | Pleasanton
Thursday, July 27 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Amador Valley Community Park
Free Movies in the Park:

Enjoy free movies on Thursday evenings from July to August, compliments of the City of Pleasanton. Grab a picnic dinner, blanket and low beach chairs to enjoy family film favorites. All films will be shown at dusk at Amador Valley Community Park. Be prepared for some fun activities ...

Friday, July 28

Rooftop Garden Concert: Jazz Vocalist | Oakland
Friday, July 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: Jazz Vocalist | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Kaiser Center’s Roof Garden free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 16 – September 8, 2017. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s Kaiser Center was conceived as a semi-public park by ...

2017 Summer Festival of Knowledge: Fitness, Gardening & Cooking | Oakland
Friday, July 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | African American Museum & Library (Oakland)
2017 Summer Festival of Knowledge: Fitness, Gardening & Cooking | Oakland

Come out for the African American Museum & Library at Oakland’s summer session of the Festival of Knowledge with presentations and workshops on ways to help improve your health and wellness.  The festival will include workshops with medical professionals, master chefs, nutritionists, master composters, health and beauty ...

Starlight Movie Night: “Finding Dory” | Alameda
Friday, July 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Alameda Point Multi-Purpose Field
Starlight Movie Night:

Gather your family, friends and neighbors, spread out your blankets on the field, and watch a free movie under the moon and stars in Alameda. The event starts at 6:30 pm with pre-show festivities of games and crafts for kids. The movie begins at 8:15 pm. ...

Free Moonlight Movies: Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them | Danville
Friday, July 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Danville Town Green
Free Moonlight Movies: Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them | Danville

Gather up the family and join your neighbors for respite under the stars. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. To help keep the little ones busy, arts and crafts will be available to younger attendees beginning at 6:30 pm and go on until ...

Rock Concert in the Park | Alamo
Friday, July 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Livorna Park
Rock Concert in the Park | Alamo

Put your dancing shoes on, pack a picnic and enjoy live music with the small community of Alamo at Livorna Park located at the corner of Miranda Avenue and Livorna Road. Friday concerts start at 6:30 pm and end at 8:30 pm. 2017 Featured Bands ...