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Wednesday, September 7

East Bay Science Cafe | Albany
Wednesday, September 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cafe Valparaiso
East Bay Science Cafe | Albany

The East Bay Science Cafe is an informal forum for discussing interesting and relevant scientific issues and is held on the first Wednesday of every month at Cafe Valparaiso in Albany. Join a casual evening of conversation with members of the scientific community presenting different ...

Comedy Night at The Uptown | Oakland
Wednesday, September 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
Comedy Night at The Uptown | Oakland

Comedy Night at The Uptown is a live stand up comedy showcase located in the heart of downtown Oakland. Each week features some of the best local and travelling comedians from around the country. Doors open at 7pm, and show will begin at 7:30. The ...

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, September 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clayton Valley Bowl
Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay

The first Wednesday of every month brings you a hilarious comedy show to the Lounge at Clayton Valley Bowl in Concord. Mires like Fires presents has become one of best East Bay stand up comedy showcases around. The show features a different lineup of talented ...

Thursday, September 8

Music & Market Summer Concert: The Ultimate Tribute to Journey | Concord
Thursday, September 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: The Ultimate Tribute to Journey | Concord

The 27th 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 ...

Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, September 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre
Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 7 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by actors and film makers. Bring some cash for popcorn and ...

Friday, September 9

Rooftop Garden Concert: Variety Band | Oakland
Friday, September 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: Variety Band | 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 10 – September 9, 2016. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s Kaiser Center was conceived as a semi-public park by ...

Point Richmond Concert: Americana & Alternative Country | East Bay
Friday, September 9 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Point Richmond
Point Richmond Concert: Americana & Alternative Country | East Bay
Schedule: 5:30-6:30 pm Aireene + The Itch (Americana) 6:45-7:45 pm Michael Van + The Movers (Alt-Country)
2nd Friday Art Walk: “Estuary Art Attack” | Oakland & Alameda
Friday, September 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jingletown
2nd Friday Art Walk:

Join Estuary Art Attack for their monthly art walk that spans the Park Street Bridge between Oakland and Alameda. Estuary Art Attack takes place every second Friday from 6-9 pm. Participating venues vary each week, but the community includes 21 venues in the Jingletown neighborhood ...

Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays
Friday, September 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ashby BART
Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays

Berkeley Critical Mass is group bike ride that begins at the Ashby BART Station, where riders meet at 6 pm on the 2nd Friday of each month. A local rider frequently brings a powerful bicycle sound system to the rides making this into a rolling bike ...

Starlight Movies in the Park “Inside Out” | Alameda
Friday, September 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Leydecker Field
Starlight Movies in the Park
June 24: The Smurfs – Alameda Point Multi-Purpose Field July 22: Aladdin – Alameda Point Multi-Purpose Field September 9: Inside Out – Leydecker Field
Oakland A’s v. Mariners | Final $5 Game Night of 2016
Friday, September 9 – 7:05 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's v. Mariners | Final $5 Game Night of 2016

Oakland A’s single game tickets are on sale and there are $5 tickets to select home games available thanks to BARTable. Tickets are good for the sorta crappy seats in the Plaza Reserved sections, but hey, ya get what ya pay for. Tickets will be available online only. These ...

Sad Comedy & Free Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland
Friday, September 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
| Sycamore Co-Op
Sad Comedy & Free Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland

Sad Comedy is Oakland’s DIY comedy show that features a lineup of some of the Bay Area’s best comedians, a new musical act every month, and a hearty helping of free, vegan homemade soup for every audience member. Free, but an RSVP to sadcomedyrsvp@gmail.com is required. Doors at ...

Saturday, September 10

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center

City Center: Explore the upbeat style of modern City Center, alongside restored historic landmarks like the Tribune Tower, the Rotunda Building and City Hall. Tour begins at 10 am in front of Oakland City Hall at One Frank H. Ogawa Plaza. Parking is available at ...

2016 Black-Eyed Pea Festival: Live Music, Crafts Area & Food Fest | Oakland
Saturday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mosswood Park
2016 Black-Eyed Pea Festival: Live Music, Crafts Area & Food Fest | Oakland
The 3rd Annual Oakland Black-Eyed Pea Festival is a celebration of African and African American culture using a cherished foodway as its theme. Get a taste of tradition, and not just with black-eyed peas in various forms, from Hoppin’ John to salsa, but also in the form ...
“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. Jack of All Trades Market Every Second Saturday | 11 am to 5 ...

Fiery Performances, Food Trucks & Art Demos: The Crucible’s Open House | Oakland
Saturday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food & drinks.
| The Crucible
Fiery Performances, Food Trucks & Art Demos: The Crucible's Open House | Oakland
The Crucible industrial art school‘s open house, Tools to Table, is a celebration, demonstration and exploration of the tools and techniques of making, creating and consuming food, drink and flames. Admission is free and there will be discounts on Crucible art classes, and a Crucible-style picnic basket ...
Jazz & Jokes: Free Summer Stand-Up & Live Music | Emeryville
Saturday, September 10 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Jazz & Jokes: Free Summer Stand-Up & Live Music | Emeryville
Celebrate the end of the summer with fun, free entertainment at Jazz and Jokes, on Bay Street. Jazz & Jokes Saturday, September 10, 2016 | 2-7 pm Bay Street Emeryville FREE This special day will pack the Center Plaza with a festive line-up of live jazz from the bands Soul Progressions, Oakland ...
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
Saturday, September 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Layover
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland

Finally, a storytelling event where the point is to meet each other. At this brand-new, participatory event, you’ll have a chance to get to know each other as well as listen to real-life stories without notes or scripts. Tell your friends, bring a girlfriend or a ...

Movies Under the Stars: “Toy Story” | Walnut Creek
Saturday, September 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, but you can help support the program with a $2 donation per person.
| Walnut Creek Civic Park
Movies Under the Stars:

Movies Under the Stars is back in Walnut Creek for the Summer 2016 season. Bring your picnic to Heather Farms Park, or try the restaurants in Downtown, then enjoy a movie with your family and friends. Movies begin at sunset. Admission is free, but a $2 donation helps support ...

Sunday, September 11

Oakland Pride Parade & Festival | 2016
Oakland Pride Parade & Festival | 2016
Oakland will once again host a Pride Parade kicking off at 10:30 am and an all-day Pride Festival (tickets are $10) from 11 am to 7 pm in Downtown on Broadway. The Festival once again features four stages of live music, DJs and entertainment, plus community and family friendly activities. R&B artist, Deborah ...
Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland
Sunday, September 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Temescal Art Center
Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland

Shapeshifters Cinema is a monthly series featuring experimental filmmakers and video artists presenting moving image work live with accompaniment from musicians and sound artists. Shapeshifters takes place the second Sunday of every month, from 8 to 9 pm (unless otherwise noted) at Temescal Art Center ...

Tuesday, September 13

Rock Band Night: Big Amps & 2,000+ Songs | Oakland
Tuesday, September 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Independent Brewing Company
Rock Band Night: Big Amps & 2,000+ Songs | Oakland

Form a band (guitar, bass, drums, vocals) and rock the world. Rockband 4 will be projected on the wall and connected to a large amp so you can rock out loud. With over 2000 songs to choose from you will surely find an anthem. This ...

Free Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland
Tuesday, September 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.
| The Layover
Free Women's Comedy Night | Oakland

Come check out a monthly comedy event at The Layover in Oakland for Women’s Comedy Night sponsored by Feelmore510 and hosted by Lydia Popovich. Get your laughs with a few funny ladies on the second Tuesday of every month. There is no cover, but there ...

Wednesday, September 14

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens

Uptown to the Lake: Nestled among the many new restaurants and clubs, Oakland’s vibrant art deco-era landmarks, including the Fox Oakland Theater, the Paramount Theatre and the jazzy blue and silver Floral Depot Building, are the focus of this tour. The tour also features the ...

Music in the Park: Puerto Rican “La Mixta Criolla” | Albany
Wednesday, September 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Albany)
Music in the Park: Puerto Rican

Bring a picnic and a blanket, family and friends because it’s Music in the Park time again in Albany’s grassy Memorial Park. The 2016 concert series will be the 13th season of providing free concerts from 6:30-8 pm every Wednesday night in September. Don’t forget ...

Free AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley
Wednesday, September 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley

Come learn the skills, balance and art of acrobatic partner yoga every second Wednesday of the month from 7:30-8:30 pm Using basic yoga poses, we’ll learn how to combine them into partner balancing and dynamic movements. No previous experience and no partner needed.

Comedy Night at The Uptown | Oakland
Wednesday, September 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
Comedy Night at The Uptown | Oakland

Comedy Night at The Uptown is a live stand up comedy showcase located in the heart of downtown Oakland. Each week features some of the best local and travelling comedians from around the country. Doors open at 7pm, and show will begin at 7:30. The ...

Thursday, September 15

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord
Thursday, September 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Concord)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Concord Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when ...

Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland
Thursday, September 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue
Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland

At the Piedmont Avenue Stroll you can expect to see a variety of art mediums, enjoy entertainment, and sample refreshments with many businesses showcasing hand-picked local artists and designers. The monthly event was voted Best Art Walk That’s Not Art Murmur by the East Bay Express, ...

Music & Market Summer Concerts: In Memoriam to Prince | Concord
Thursday, September 15 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: In Memoriam to Prince | Concord

The 27th 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 ...