Home » Archive by Category

Peninsula

Thursday, August 3

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, August 3 – 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 ...

Free Party Concert in the Park | San Mateo
Thursday, August 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (San Mateo)
Free Party Concert in the Park | San Mateo
TK2 is a band that knocks you “on” your feet. This group is committed to supplying an action packed, full-throttle musical show. This is an amazing 8-piece band that plays all genres of music and sound like the original artist who sang them. All ...

Movies on the Square: “La La Land” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 3 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “La La Land” | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 1 to August 31 in 2017. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, August 4

Concerts on the Plaza: Private Label | Mountain View
Friday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza (Mountain View)
Concerts on the Plaza: Private Label | Mountain View

Grab your friends and neighbors and bring your blanket or lawn chair down to the Civic Center Plaza for Concerts on the Plaza, a monthly live music series will take place on the first Friday of the month April through September from 6-7:30 pm. In addition to the music, ...

Music on the Square: Yacht Rock | Redwood City
Friday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Yacht Rock | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June 2-September 1, 2017. Redwood City is well known for its events, but Friday night’s Music on the Square is one of the most treasured nights of summer. Plus, being ...

Saturday, August 5

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, August 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 ...

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, August 6 – 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 ...

Wednesday, August 9

The Final “$1 Movie Day” of 2017 | Cinemark’s Summer Movie Clubhouse
Wednesday, August 9 – 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. ...

Free Funk & Soul Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, August 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Funk & Soul Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Sinister Dexter is a ten-piece soul machine that brings the unique sound of the great funk horn bands to the park. Featuring the sensational vocalist Rebecca Lipon, a hot five-piece horn section, and a tight rhythm section, Sinister Dexter puts on a high energy show ...
Summer Steely Dan Tribute Concert | Menlo Park
Wednesday, August 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park (Menlo Park)
Summer Steely Dan Tribute Concert | Menlo Park

Enjoy a free summer concert in Menlo Park featuring a variety of musical styles from jazz to country to hits of today and yesterday, from 6:30-8 pm on Wednesdays from June to August in Fremont Park (University and Santa Cruz Avenues). Bring your picnic blanket and dinner, ...

Thursday, August 10

Free Swing & Big Band Concert in the Park | San Mateo
Thursday, August 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (San Mateo)
Free Swing & Big Band Concert in the Park | San Mateo
More than diamonds, talent is forever. With tongue placed firmly in cheek, Mr. Luv delivers to you the hottest hits from Vegas: Frank Sinatra, Wayne Newton, Sammy Davis, Jr., Tom Jones, and the list goes on. Dance the Night away with the Fabulous Bud E. ...
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, August 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hop Dogma Brewing Company
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula

Every second Thursday of the month, Comedy Sharks standup night features some of the Bay Area’s best comedians. Come on out and enjoy some laughs with your neighbors, hosted by Phil Griffiths & Hop Dogma Brewing Company. The show starts at 7:30 pm; seating is limited, ...

Movies on the Square: “Finding Dory” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 10 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Finding Dory” | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 1 to August 31 in 2017. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, August 11

Music on the Square: Chicago & Steely Dan Tribute | Redwood City
Friday, August 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Chicago & Steely Dan Tribute | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June 2-September 1, 2017. Redwood City is well known for its events, but Friday night’s Music on the Square is one of the most treasured nights of summer. Plus, being ...

Saturday, August 12

Perseids Meteor Shower: Up to 200 Meteors / Hour | Extra-Special 2017 Outburst
Saturday, August 12 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Perseids Meteor Shower: Up to 200 Meteors / Hour | Extra-Special 2017 Outburst
It’s the biggest meteor shower of the year, so you better stay up late and grab your binoculars. The annual Perseids meteor shower is the glittery result of Earth’s passage through a stream of debris left behind by a comet, so you should expect to see meteor rates as high ...

Tuesday, August 15

Summer Mariachi Band Concert | Menlo Park
Tuesday, August 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kelly Park
Summer Mariachi Band Concert | Menlo Park

Enjoy a free summer concert in Menlo Park featuring a variety of musical styles from jazz to country to hits of today and yesterday, from 6:30-8 pm on Wednesdays from June to August in Fremont Park (University and Santa Cruz Avenues). Bring your picnic blanket and dinner, ...

Wednesday, August 16

Lego Lunchtime Build-a-thon | Mountain View
Wednesday, August 16 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Lego Lunchtime Build-a-thon | Mountain View

Build awesome things with Legos. It’s drop-in event with no registration required. The library provides the Legos, you provide the imagination. 12:30-1:30 pm: It’s a Lego fest for all ages. Everyone is welcome to have fun building. They also have Duplos for toddlers. This event takes ...

Free Motown & Classic Soul Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, August 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Motown & Classic Soul Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Top Shelf is truly a one-of-a-kind party band. Delivering their own diversified and dynamic musical mélange of Motown ’60s, old school ’70s, Retro ’80s and ’90s, as well as smooth jazz, doo-wop, classic soul, and R&B, they’ve been dazzling the Bay Area music scene for ...

Thursday, August 17

Free 80’s Music Concert in the Park | San Mateo
Thursday, August 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (San Mateo)
Free 80's Music Concert in the Park | San Mateo
All the awesome sounds, styles, and way cool dance steps from the 1980’s decade we’d love to forget. Complete with skinny ties, Brill Creamed hair, and horn-rimmed glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship combined with creative flair and style ...
Movies on the Square: “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 17 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 1 to August 31 in 2017. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, August 18

Music on the Square: Country | Redwood City
Friday, August 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Country | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June 2-September 1, 2017. Redwood City is well known for its events, but Friday night’s Music on the Square is one of the most treasured nights of summer. Plus, being ...

Sunday, August 20

Cypress Lawn Cemetery Lecture: San Francisco, Cool Gray City of Love | Colma
Sunday, August 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cypress Lawn Memorial Park
Cypress Lawn Cemetery Lecture: San Francisco, Cool Gray City of Love | Colma

Cypress Lawn Heritage Foundation proudly announces the 2017 Season of its free Sunday Afternoon Lectures. This popular, entertaining and educational lecture series is held one Sunday of each month from January through October. Light refreshments are served. 2017 Cypress Lawn Cemetery Lecture Series Select Sundays | ...

Tuesday, August 22

Summer Reggae Concert | Menlo Park
Tuesday, August 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kelly Park
Summer Reggae Concert | Menlo Park

Enjoy a free summer concert in Menlo Park featuring a variety of musical styles from jazz to country to hits of today and yesterday, from 6:30-8 pm on Wednesdays from June to August in Fremont Park (University and Santa Cruz Avenues). Bring your picnic blanket and dinner, ...

Thursday, August 24

Movies on the Square: “Dirty Dancing” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Dirty Dancing” | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 1 to August 31 in 2017. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, August 25

Art on the Square | Redwood City
Friday, August 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Art on the Square | Redwood City

Art on the Square features the best in fine arts and crafts each month between June and August at Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City. Art on the Square showcases original painting, photography, jewelry, glass, ceramics, and more, with prices for every budget. Art on the ...

Music on the Square: Michael Jackson Tribute | Redwood City
Friday, August 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Michael Jackson Tribute | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June 2-September 1, 2017. Redwood City is well known for its events, but Friday night’s Music on the Square is one of the most treasured nights of summer. Plus, being ...

Tuesday, August 29

Summer Salsa Concert | Menlo Park
Tuesday, August 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kelly Park
Summer Salsa Concert | Menlo Park

Enjoy a free summer concert in Menlo Park featuring a variety of musical styles from jazz to country to hits of today and yesterday, from 6:30-8 pm on Wednesdays from June to August in Fremont Park (University and Santa Cruz Avenues). Bring your picnic blanket and dinner, ...

Thursday, August 31

Movies on the Square: “Ladder 49” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 31 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Ladder 49” | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 1 to August 31 in 2017. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, September 1

Concerts on the Plaza: Pablo Riviere Duo | Mountain View
Friday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza (Mountain View)
Concerts on the Plaza: Pablo Riviere Duo | Mountain View

Grab your friends and neighbors and bring your blanket or lawn chair down to the Civic Center Plaza for Concerts on the Plaza, a monthly live music series will take place on the first Friday of the month April through September from 6-7:30 pm. In addition to the music, ...