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Wednesday, August 10

The Final “$1 Movie Day” of 2016 | Cinemark’s Summer Movie Clubhouse
Wednesday, August 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| CineArts at The Empire
The Final

From June through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Oakland A’s v. Orioles | $5 Game Night
Wednesday, August 10 – 7:05 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's v. Orioles | $5 Game Night

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 ...

Free AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley
Wednesday, August 10 – 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.

Thursday, August 11

2016 Hot Summer Nights: Hot Rod & Classic Car Show | Danville
Thursday, August 11 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hartz Ave (Danville)
2016 Hot Summer Nights: Hot Rod & Classic Car Show | Danville

In its 22nd year, Danville’s Hot Summer Nights features hundreds of hot rods and classic cars along Hartz Avenue along with vendor booths and awards for the favorite collector vehicles. Expect to see rare one-of-a-kind collector cars, custom designed cars, and classic and muscle cars from the ...

Thursday Summer Night Concert: Michael Jackson Trubute | Walnut Creek
Thursday, August 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway Plaza
Thursday Summer Night Concert: Michael Jackson Trubute | Walnut Creek

Get ready to dance the night away at the 2016 Broadway Plaza Summer Concert Series is back on three Thursdays in August. This year’s event will be located in Broadway Plaza’s brand new Event Plaza, which is near Macy’s and the newly opened Broadway Lane. 2016 ...

Music & Market Summer Concert: Original Latin Jazz Harp & Violin Virtuoso | Concord
Thursday, August 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: Original Latin Jazz Harp & Violin Virtuoso | 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 ...

Moraga Summer Concert: Decades of Rock | East Bay
Thursday, August 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Decades of Rock | 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 ...

Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, August 11 – 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 ...

Free Movies in the Park: “E.T.” | Pleasanton
Thursday, August 11 – 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, August 12

Rooftop Garden Concert: Latin Jazz | Oakland
Friday, August 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: Latin Jazz | 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 ...

Concert at the Cove | Alameda
Friday, August 12 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Crab Cove
Concert at the Cove | Alameda

Groove to free concerts at Crab Cove in Alameda. Concerts at the Cove features live music, food, extended hours at the Crab Cove Visitor Center, family activities, and beautiful views of the San Francisco Bay. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Please, no alcoholic beverages.

Point Richmond Concert Night: Jazzy Blues/Funk & Latin | East Bay
Friday, August 12 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Point Richmond
Point Richmond Concert Night: Jazzy Blues/Funk & Latin | East Bay
Schedule: 5:30-6:30 pm Kenya B Trio (Jazzy Blues & Funk) 6:45-7:45 pm Patron Latin Rhythms (Latin)
Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays
Friday, August 12 – 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 ...

2nd Friday Art Walk: “Estuary Art Attack” | Oakland & Alameda
Friday, August 12 – 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 ...

Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland
Friday, August 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| 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 ...

Sad Comedy & Free Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland
Friday, August 12 – 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 ...

“Dancing Under the Stars” Merengue Outdoor Dance Lessons | Jack London Square
Friday, August 12 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

From experienced dancers to jiving newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and Dancing Under the Stars with free dance half-hour lessons followed by a dance party from 9-10 pm in Jack London Square. 2016 Dancing Under The Stars Fridays, Summer 2016 | 8:30 ...

Saturday, August 13

Free Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland
Free Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland

On this tour, view fine details of the Victorian architecture. Sites include the historic First Unitarian Church, the Pardee Home Museum, and more than a dozen elegantly restored, 19th century houses — now serving as nonprofit offices, meeting rooms, and conference spaces — in a beautiful ...

2016 Laurel Street Fair: Live Music, Yoga & DJs | Oakland
Saturday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Laurel District
2016 Laurel Street Fair: Live Music, Yoga & DJs | Oakland
The 17th Annual Laurel Street Fair is a day filled with live music, DJ’s, yoga, artisan vendors, carnival, petting zoo, food trucks & local chefs in Oakland’s Laurel District. The fair has grown every year in scope, and is now known as one of the biggest and best ...
“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, August 13 – 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 ...

Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
Saturday, August 13 – 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 ...

Free A’s Post-Game Star Wars Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland
Saturday, August 13 – 9:05 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A's Post-Game Star Wars Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game starts, whether the A’s win or lose. There’s no need to pay ...

Sunday, August 14

2016 Oakland Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt
Sunday, August 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse
2016 Oakland Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt

Dragon boat crews from the western United States will descend on Oakland’s Lake Merritt from 9 am to 3 pm on Sunday, August 14, 2016. The racing is open to the public and free to watch, they invite you to the shores of Lake Merritt as teams ...

Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland
Sunday, August 14 – 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 ...

Wednesday, August 17

Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History
Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History

Stroll through downtown and discover the places where Oakland African American leaders have made their marks. Learn how Lionel Wilson, Delilah Beasley, Robert Maynard, the Dellums family, Josephine Baker, and others changed the Bay Area and California. Tour begins at 10 am in front of ...

Oakland Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland
Wednesday, August 17 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Feelmore510
Oakland Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland

Feelmore Adult Gallery in Oakland opens its door for live comedy once a month on the third Wednesday. The Oakland Comedy Shop is a quality showcase produced by local comedians Shanti Charan and Arthur Ballesteros.

Thursday, August 18

Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland
Thursday, August 18 – 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, ...

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord
Thursday, August 18 – 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 ...

Thursday Summer Night Concert: Vintage Soft Rock Band | Walnut Creek
Thursday, August 18 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway Plaza
Thursday Summer Night Concert: Vintage Soft Rock Band | Walnut Creek

Get ready to dance the night away at the 2016 Broadway Plaza Summer Concert Series is back on three Thursdays in August. This year’s event will be located in Broadway Plaza’s brand new Event Plaza, which is near Macy’s and the newly opened Broadway Lane. 2016 ...

Music & Market Summer Concert: Pop/Soul/Funk | Concord
Thursday, August 18 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: Pop/Soul/Funk | 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 ...