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Friday, August 1

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...

Win Tix: “Terminator” Too: Live On Stage | DNA Lounge
Friday, August 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $20-$50 each.
| DNA Lounge

Terminator Too: Judgement Play is the hilarious and absurdist live-action, interactive stage production of the seminal 1991 classic science fiction action movie from the creator and cast of the revered Point Break Live, and it’s coming to San Francisco’s DNA Lounge.
Do you have what it takes …

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, August 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held ...

“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale
Friday, August 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale

Wrapped in Plastic provides fresh sounds of old and new jazz to the Bay Area. In addition to an ever-expanding repertoire of jazz originals, the group reinterprets old favorites and lesser-known gems in new and modern ways – passing from Miles Davis to the music ...

First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, August 1 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Il Pirata
First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF

Enjoy free comedy night at Il Pirata and stay after the show for a DJ dance party. This comedy and dancing duo takes place every first Friday of the month and you’ll save some dough for drinks because there’s no cover.

Win Tix: Can You Keanu? “Point Break” Live on Stage| SF
Friday, August 1 – 11:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price: $25 each.
| DNA Lounge
Can You Keanu?

Jaime Keeling’s “Point Break, Live,” the internationally lauded, absurdist stage adaptation of the 1992 Keanu Reeves/Patrick Swayze extreme-sports blockbuster, is at DNA Lounge for a limited engagement.
With armed robbery, big-wave surfing, explosions, skydiving and an indoor monsoon, “’Point Break LIVE!’ turns out to be a wild ride,” says SFWeekly.

The best …

Saturday, August 2

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 ...

41st Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair: Saturday | Japantown
Saturday, August 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
41st Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair: Saturday | Japantown

Entertainment Lineup | Saturday, August 2, 2014
Webster Street Stage
The Nihonmachi Street Fair’s entertinment has been a platform for veteran as well as up and coming musical performers.

11:00 – 11:45 am: Kevin Wong & The Bassment
12:00 – 12:45 pm: Rockblood
1:00 – 1:45 pm: Salsa Caliente featuring Gary Flores
2:00 …

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, August 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...

Win Tix: Improvised Downton Abbey | Fort Mason
Saturday, August 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $17 online / $20 door
| Bayfront Theater
Improvised Downton Abbey | Fort Mason

Secrets. Rivalries. Romance. Enter the world of a privileged, but troubled estate in the early 20th century in this completely improvised period story told in the style of Downton Abbey.
You won’t see Sybil, Matthew, or Violet, but rather new characters created on the spot by …

Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa
Saturday, August 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Madrone Art Bar
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa

Pay tribute to both the King of Pop and the Purple One every first Saturday of the month at the Madrone Art Bar’s “The Prince and Michael Experience,” which celebrates their work with a healthy dose of competition as fans go head-to-head on the dance ...

Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight
Saturday, August 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, $6.
| Underground SF
Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight

Push The Feeling is monthly dance party happening every first Saturday at Underground SF (424 Haight St.) in the Lower Haight. Resident DJs YR Skull and epicsauce invite local and out-of-town guest DJs to their decks every month. The party is typically free before 10 pm with an RSVP, ...

Win Tix: Zepparella: All-Girl Led Zeppelin Tribute | Slim’s
Saturday, August 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $18. All ages.
| Slim's
Zepparella: All-Girl Led Zeppelin Tribute | Slim's

Now more than ever, Zepparella explores their own improvised magic within the framework of Led Zeppelin’s mighty songs.
Drummer and founding member, Clementine, tackles the best rock drumming ever written with her own emotionally powerful style, bringing the Motown influence of the Bonham groove to the forefront. The …

Sunday, August 3

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, August 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 17,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Normally $12, the museum offers free admission every first Sunday the month. Please ...

Jerry Day 2014: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
Sunday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Jerry Day 2014: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park

The 12th Annual Jerry Day is an annual civic and cultural event that celebrates one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time and San Francisco native son – Jerry Garcia and his Excelsior roots. In 2014 it takes place from 11 am to 6 pm on …

41st Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair: Sunday | Japantown
Sunday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
41st Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair: Sunday | Japantown

Entertainment Lineup | Sunday, August 3, 2014
Webster Street Stage
The Nihonmachi Street Fair’s entertinment has been a platform for veteran as well as up and coming musical performers. 

11:00 – 11:45 am: Dream Rush
12:00 – 12:45 pm: TBD
1:00 – 1:45 pm: Pacific Soul Band
2:00 – 2:45 pm: Ascension
3:00 – 3:45 pm: Big …

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Free AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant
Sunday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
Free AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant

Join Ariel Mihic and Shawn T. Wilson of the YogaSlackers for an AcroYoga playshop from 11 am to noon on the first Sunday of every month in the Grotto at Sports Basement Bryant in San Francisco. Free, but an RSVP is required. AcroYoga is a combination of ...

Summer Fest: Art Making in Nature | Presidio
Sunday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Summer Fest: Art Making in Nature  | Presidio

Summer is an amazing time to explore all the natural wonders the Presidio has to offer. The third Summer Fest of the season presents the perfect opportunity from 11 am to 2 pm on August 3, 2014.
As part of the Create with Nature series, bring …

Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park
Sunday, August 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park

Elevate your mind and lift your hearts under the open sky at Dolores Park at this Kundalini Yoga Flash Class taking place the first Sunday of every month. Just look for the Yogis, Yoginis and Large Gongs. Grab your mat, blanket, and water and join the community for ...

Ninja Rolling & Falling Workshop for Cyclists | Mission Dist.
Sunday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Yoga
Ninja Rolling & Falling Workshop for Cyclists | Mission Dist.

Learn how to dive, survive, and return quickly to your feet (like the ninja you are) if you are ever unlucky enough to eat it while biking around town. This free two-hour workshop will teach you to do just that every first Sunday of the month at ...

Free Hot Dog Day | Inner Richmond
Sunday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frankenart Mart
Free Hot Dog Day | Inner Richmond

 The Frankenart Mart is a quirky “only in San Francisco” type of art gallery in the Inner Richmond. Not only do they have curious one-of-a-kind participatory art projects, but once a month there’s free hot dogs. Cat hair toppings are available. Keep in mind, this is ...

Golden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park
Sunday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Golden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 132nd season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm and are free and open to the public. All concerts feature music of specific ...

Massive Messy Twister & Water Fight | Dolores Park
Sunday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Suggested donation of $5
| Dolores Park
Massive Messy Twister & Water Fight | Dolores Park

Remember playing Twister with your friends? Being caught in strange positions. Pushing over your friends? Well, it’s time to bring it back on Sunday, August 3, 2014.
A massive game of Twister will be set up in Dolores Park. It’s no ordinary game. They’ll have paint …

Hillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide
Sunday, August 3 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Riptide
Hillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide

Head as far west as you can in San Francisco to The Riptide for a night of honky tonk and country with the “Hillbilly Hootenany West Side Revue,” every first Sunday of the month. The Hootenanny West Side Revue aims to combine the greatest local ...