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Friday, August 29

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, August 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...

Music on the Square | Redwood City
Friday, August 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June 6 – August 29, 2014. There is a host of tribute bands on the schedule, along with blues, soul and salsa.  Summer 2014 Schedule June 6: Peter Michael ...

Saturday, August 30

2014 Millbrae Art & Wine Festival: Live Music & 250+ Artists | Saturday
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Millbrae
2014 Millbrae Art & Wine Festival: Live Music & 250+ Artists | Saturday

The Bay Area’s biggest Labor Day weekend event, the 44th annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival transforms downtown Millbrae into the “Big Easy.” 2014 Millbrae Art & Wine Festival August 30-31, 2014 | 10 am to 5 pm Downtown Millbrae FREE This free Mardi Gras-style celebration features two days ...

2014 Lebanese Festival: Music, Dance & Food | Redwood City
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Redwood City
2014 Lebanese Festival: Music, Dance & Food | Redwood City

Enjoy a full day of Lebanese culture and cuisine in a great atmosphere with music, dance, games, and other entertainment for the whole family.
4th Annual Lebanese Festival
Saturday, August 30, 2014 | 10 am to 9 pm
Downtown Redwood City
FREE
There will be a line up of professional …

2014 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods: Saturday | Woodside
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kings Mountain Fire Station
2014 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods: Saturday | Woodside

Why pay a fortune to see the art in Sausalito when you can visit the Kings Mountain Art Fair for free? It’s rated right up there in the ‘Top Five Fine Art Fairs of California’ by the Art Fair SourceBook, and it has a decidedly ...

Sunday, August 31

2014 Millbrae Art & Wine Festival | Sunday
Sunday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Millbrae
2014 Millbrae Art & Wine Festival | Sunday

The Bay Area’s biggest Labor Day weekend event, the 44th annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival transforms downtown Millbrae into the “Big Easy.” 2014 Millbrae Art & Wine Festival August 30-31, 2014 | 10 am to 5 pm Downtown Millbrae FREE This free Mardi Gras-style celebration features two days ...

2014 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods: Sunday | Woodside
Sunday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kings Mountain Fire Station
2014 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods: Sunday | Woodside

Why pay a fortune to see the art in Sausalito when you can visit the Kings Mountain Art Fair for free? It’s rated right up there in the ‘Top Five Fine Art Fairs of California’ by the Art Fair SourceBook, and it has a decidedly ...

Monday, September 1

2014 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods: Labor Day | Woodside
Monday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kings Mountain Fire Station
2014 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods: Labor Day | Woodside

Why pay a fortune to see the art in Sausalito when you can visit the Kings Mountain Art Fair for free? It’s rated right up there in the ‘Top Five Fine Art Fairs of California’ by the Art Fair SourceBook, and it has a decidedly ...

Thursday, September 4

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, September 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr ...

Movies on the Square | Redwood City
Thursday, September 4 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June to September in 2014. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of chairs and ...

Saturday, September 6

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

Whimsical Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Santa Clara
Saturday, September 6 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All shows are free though donations are gratefully accepted.
| Rotary Park (Santa Clara)
Whimsical Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Santa Clara

“O Best Beloved” is a live outdoor stage play based on Rudyard Kipling’s “Just-So Stories.” It was named “Best Of Fringe” at the 2013 San Francisco Fringe Festival. Featuring original songs, slapstick antics, eccentric characters and colorful scenery, the six actors will satiate your curiosity ...

Sunday, September 7

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, September 7 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Mateo Japanese American Center
Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo

San Mateo Kabuki Club is a well-established group that holds classes on the first Sunday of every month, focusing on Kabuki performances on film. Classes are open to the public. The group is led by two very passionate and knowledgeable experts on Kabuki. Films are ...

Thursday, September 11

Movies on the Square | Redwood City
Thursday, September 11 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June to September in 2014. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of chairs and ...

Sunday, September 14

“Kidchella 2014″ Kids Summer Music Festival: The Andyland Band | Redwood City
Sunday, September 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square

For three summer Sundays each year, kindie (that’s kid indie) rock artist Andy-Z will be the Master of Music and Play by bringing his high energy to Courthouse Square in Redwood City. Kids can rock out and dance in a safe and fun environment and enjoy live ...

Thursday, September 18

Movies on the Square | Redwood City
Thursday, September 18 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June to September in 2014. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of chairs and ...

Friday, September 19

Exploratorium’s Helix Happy Hour | Peninsula
Friday, September 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission to Helix is pay what you wish
| Helix by Exploratorium
Exploratorium's Helix Happy Hour | Peninsula

Part science museum, part retail space, and part community center, the Helix, presented by the Exploratorium, is located in Los Altos and engages with the local community to create programs for all ages. Every third Friday of the month from 6-8 pm, Helix hosts an adults-only Happy Hour ...

Sunday, September 21

Cemetery Lecture: Hollywood Endings: When the Stars Flicker Out | SF
Sunday, September 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cypress Lawn Memorial Park
Cemetery Lecture: Hollywood Endings: When the Stars Flicker Out | SF

Michael Svanevik will discuss “Hollywood Endings (When the Stars Flicker Out).’

Thursday, September 25

Movies on the Square | Redwood City
Thursday, September 25 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June to September in 2014. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of chairs and ...

Friday, September 26

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, September 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...

Saturday, September 27

Smithsonian’s 10th Annual Free Museum Day | 2014
Saturday, September 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Museum ticket required from http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/
| San Francisco Bay Area
Smithsonian's 10th Annual Free Museum Day | 2014

Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th annual Museum Day takes place Saturday, September 27, 2014 as participating museums and cultural institutions nationwide will open their doors free of charge to all visitors who register for free Museum Day tickets starting on August 1, 2014. San Francisco highlights include the de ...

Thursday, October 2

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, October 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr ...

Saturday, October 4

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

Sunday, October 5

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, October 5 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Mateo Japanese American Center
Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo

San Mateo Kabuki Club is a well-established group that holds classes on the first Sunday of every month, focusing on Kabuki performances on film. Classes are open to the public. The group is led by two very passionate and knowledgeable experts on Kabuki. Films are ...

Sunday, October 12

Repair Cafe: Fix Your Broken Items | Palo Alto
Sunday, October 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of American Heritage
Repair Cafe: Fix Your Broken Items | Palo Alto

Bring your broken things and work with the repair volunteers to assess what it would take to repair them. You can work with the volunteers to do the repairs yourself (with their guidance) or have them tackle the job directly. With luck, you’ll walk away ...