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Sunday, September 13

Summer Concert, Market & Kids’ Games | Niles Town Plaza
Sunday, September 13 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Niles Town Plaza
Summer Concert, Market & Kids' Games | Niles Town Plaza

Come on down to Niles Town Plaza for the 6th season of the Niles Plaza Summer Concert Series on the second Sunday of the month from June to September. Bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic while enjoying the sunshine, music, vendors and family games from 2-5 ...

Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland
Sunday, September 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Temescal Art Center
Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland
Bay Area media artists Steven Dye and Alfonso Alvarez present new material and classic gems in the form of video and film. Revealed under video and projector lamplight, this show is an immersive event complete with multiple screens, live musical accompaniment and audio field recordings. ...

Tuesday, September 15

Comic Cute Comedy Showcase & Free Popcorn | Berkeley
Tuesday, September 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required to get in on happy hour pricing.
| Perdition Smokehouse
Comic Cute Comedy Showcase & Free Popcorn | Berkeley

Comic Cute is a comedy showcase located in the spacious back patio of Perdition Smokehouse in Berkeley on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays. The event is free, and there will be free popcorn along with happy hour house beers for people who produce a ticket stub. Free, ...

Wednesday, September 16

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, September 16 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found
East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Please note, this event is now held at Lost & Found.
Oakland Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland
Wednesday, September 16 – 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, September 17

New Belgium Slow Ride Sessions: Free Yoga, Art Tour & Bike Ride | Oakland
Thursday, September 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free yoga and tour, but bring some money for beer.
| The Crucible
New Belgium Slow Ride Sessions: Free Yoga, Art Tour & Bike Ride | Oakland

New Belgium invites you on their monthly Slow Ride Sessions on the 3rd Thursday of the month with a free yoga class, a tour of the non-profit industrial arts school, The Crucible, and a slow bike ride to a local bar to cheers with your ...

Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland
Thursday, September 17 – 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 in 2012 by the East ...

“Catch the Fever” Free Latin Dance Class & Party | Bay Street Emeryville
Thursday, September 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville

Enjoy the sizzle of festive Latin dance parties and Catch the Fever” this summer at Bay Street on Thursday evenings with free Latin dance lessons. Two-time Latin Dance Champion Tytus Bergstrom and Professional Dancer LiWen Ang will heat up Thursday evenings with free dance lessons, followed by a ...

The Smart Culture Show: Artsy Comedy Showcase & Free Pizza | Oakland
Thursday, September 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 3rd St Warehouse
The Smart Culture Show: Artsy Comedy Showcase & Free Pizza | Oakland

It’s the third Thursday, and that only means one thing: The Smart Culture Show is back at the 3rd St. Warehouse. What is the Smart Culture Show? It’s an art themed comedy show held in a warehouse space in the Jack London section of Oakland. ...

Friday, September 18

Free Admission Fridays at Lindsay Wildlife Experience | Walnut Creek
Friday, September 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to all visitors on every third Friday.
| Lindsay Wildlife Experience
Free Admission Fridays at Lindsay Wildlife Experience | Walnut Creek

Come to the Lindsay Wildlife Experience for up close and personal interaction with their fascinating animals for free on every third Friday of the month from 10 am to 5 pm. Lindsay Wildlife Experience saves animals lives, teaches and inspires children and adults through up-close-and personal encounters with live ...

Bicycle Art Salon | Oakland
Bicycle Art Salon | Oakland

Please note, Bicycle Art Salon is no longer taking place. The Bicycle Art Salon is a discussion group on the subject(s) of art, film, music, bicycles and more, at the home and studio of Slimm Buick every third Friday, except for July and November. Free, but ...

Seduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland
Seduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland

Séduction Féroce is bringing its sexy, diverse, boundary-pushing and inclusive monthly variety show to Club BnB in Oakland, taking over the stage every third Friday of the month. Get in for $5 when you mention Funcheap at the door; otherwise, it’s $10. Every month you can ...

$5 Classic Movie Night: “Mad Max” | Paramount Theatre
Friday, September 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Paramount Theatre
$5 Classic Movie Night:
Policeman Max Rockatowsky (Mel Gibson) attempts to bring law and order to a dystopian future Australia where society is crumbling, oil is scarce, and motorcycle gangs rule the highways. Max’s personal world is destroyed when his wife and child are murdered and vengeance becomes his ...

Saturday, September 19

Art on the Green: Artist Demos, Jewelry & Art Vendors | Livermore
Saturday, September 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Livermore Valley Plaza
Art on the Green: Artist Demos, Jewelry & Art Vendors | Livermore

Art on the Green brings together the community to explore the arts on the Plaza Green in front of the Bankhead Theater in Livermore on summer Saturday afternoons from 2-5 pm, on June 20, July 18, August 15 and September 19 in 2015. Mingle with the artists, ...

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland
Saturday, September 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for monthly shows happening every first Saturday and third of the month. Enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and some free comedy from some of the Bay Area’s favorite comedians. ...

Sunday, September 20

Concord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay
Sunday, September 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Concord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay

Looking for a-one-of-a-kind treasure? Come out and check out the Concord Antique & Collectibles Faire held at the Concord Todos Santos Plaza park from 9 am to 4 pm on third Sundays from April to October in 2015 . Admission & parking is free. Looking for a ...

Local Game Sunday: 100+ Free-to-Play Tabletop Games | Berkeley
Sunday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Games of Berkeley
Local Game Sunday: 100+ Free-to-Play Tabletop Games | Berkeley

Come play board games designed by locals for free, or try one of Games of Berkeley’s 100+ free-to-play tabletop games while you kick back with a drink from the beer garden at the Eats, Beats & Brews festival next to the game arena. Designers and ...

“Eats, Beats & Brews” Block Party: Salsa Dancing, Games & Beer Garden | Berkeley
Sunday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Shattuck & Center (Berkeley)

Downtown Berkeley’s Eats, Beats & Brews block party is back for 2015 – with Salsa Sundays featuring live salsa music, along with a Drake’s Brewing outdoor beer garden, delicious food for sale, outdoor seating and Games of Berkeley game pavilion every third Sunday from 12 noon to 6 ...

Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Sunday, September 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley

Come out and enjoy almost-monthly free sail boat rides aboard a fleet of keelboats and dinghies with Cal Sailing Club, a non-profit, volunteer-run sailing club on the Berkeley Marina. Please try to arrive early as possible – depending on the conditions and the amount of people, the sign-up/rides may ...

Wednesday, September 23

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises. Old Oakland Tour: This tour explores the 1870s business district where carefully restored ...

Oakland A’s vs. Texas Rangers | $2 Ticket Day
Wednesday, September 23 – 7:05 pm | Cost: $2*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's vs. Texas Rangers | $2 Ticket Day

Oakland A’s single game tickets are on sale and once again every A’s Wednesday home game in 2015 is a “$2 Wednesday” thanks to BART. Tickets are good for the sorta crappy seats in the Plaza Reserved sections. 2015 BART $2 Wednesdays Schedule >> Please note, ...

Free Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland
Wednesday, September 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks
| Spice Monkey Restaurant
Free Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland

Fourth Wednesday of the month means free improvised comedy in Oakland from The Senseless Bureau. The East Bay’s witty bunch of Senseless Bureaucrats will take your random suggestions and craft them into clever scenes to delight and amuse you. Watch the Senseless Bureau simultaneously write, ...

Thursday, September 24

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley
Thursday, September 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Berkeley)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley

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. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when you arrive early to collect your supplies (check-in) and try cool new ...

Friday, September 25

Free Harbor Tours: USS Potomac & Giant Cranes | Port of Oakland
Friday, September 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | USS Potomac
Free Harbor Tours: USS Potomac & Giant Cranes | Port of Oakland

The Port of Oakland is pleased to offer free harbor tours from June through October 2015 on the historic USS Potomac located at 540 Water Street (at Clay Street) in Jack London Square. See up close some of the world’s largest cranes aboard this 90-minute ...

Point Richmond Concert: Soji & The Afrobeat Band | East Bay
Friday, September 25 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Point Richmond
Point Richmond Concert: Soji & The Afrobeat Band | East Bay
Music Lineup: 5:30-6:30 pm: Soji & the Afrobeat Band 6:45-7:45 pm: Sol
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, September 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, ...

Saturday, September 26

20th Annual Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival | Berkeley
Saturday, September 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley)
20th Annual Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival | Berkeley
“Stand up for the Earth” at the 20th annual Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival at Berkeley’s Civic Center Park. 2015 Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival Saturday, September 26, 2015 Civic Center Park (MLK Jr. Way at Center Street, Berkeley) FREE 2015 details have yet to be announced, but expect a full day of ...
2015 Bay Area Blues Festival: Saturday | East Bay
Saturday, September 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Martinez
2015 Bay Area Blues Festival: Saturday | East Bay

Continuing the merger of two great festivals, the Downtown Martinez Italian Street Painting Festival and San Francisco’s Polk Street Blues Festival, get ready for a big two-day street party in Martinez – the 2015 Bay Area Blues Festival. 2015 Bay Area Blues Festival Sat-Sun, September 26-27, 2015 ...

Oakland Chinatown: Free Guided Walking Tours | 2015
Oakland Chinatown: Free Guided Walking Tours | 2015

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches, and high-rises. Oakland Chinatown Tour: Learn about the contributions of Chinese and other Asian immigrants to ...

Ruckus n’ Resiliency Workshops & Street Fest | Oakland
Saturday, September 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Feel the Beet Farmer's Market
Ruckus n' Resiliency Workshops & Street Fest | Oakland

Come out to lively street party in partnership with Destiny Arts Center celebrating food traditions, resistance, and culture. Free, but an RSVP is requested. Every month features a workshop, DJ and/or live music, free tastings, and a potluck cook-off alongside the farmers market. 2015 Schedule May ...