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A Final Show for SF's Legendary Carol DodaA Final Show for SF’s Legendary Carol Doda
By - posted 7/5/2015
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After over 50 years of entertaining the masses, Carol Doda is showing off her skills (but probably keeping her top on) on the Tupelo stage for one final blow out of a show on Monday, July 6, 2015. From The Condor to Tupelo, watch as Carol and friends take stage to more...

Banksy's Rat Leaving San Francisco SoonBanksy’s Rat Leaving San Francisco Soon
By - posted 7/5/2015
Artsy Fartsy

836M Gallery brought Banksy’s “Haight Street Rat” back to the city of its origins after it was almost lost due to anti-graffiti laws. July 11, 2015 is your last chance to check out this legendary work up close and personal. Photo Credit: Gabrielle Lurie va. S.F. Examiner The owner of The Red Victorian, which more...

Free Oakland Harbor Boat ToursFree Oakland Harbor Boat Tours
By - posted 7/5/2015
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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 educational tour of the Oakland seaport. more...

Women's World Cup: USA vs. JapanWomen’s World Cup: USA vs. Japan
By - posted 7/5/2015
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Watch the best women soccer players from around the globe battle it out to see who’s the best during the Women’s World Cup. Cheer along with a big crowd in San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza as the games are simulcast live from Canada. Along with watching the games on the big screen, fans will be more...

The Symphony at Stern GroveThe Symphony at Stern Grove
By - posted 7/4/2015
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Don’t miss a summer classic when San Francisco Symphony returns with featured vocalist Shara Worden, the haunting voice behind indie-rock band My Brightest Diamond. The afternoon’s program explores the connection between orchestral music and the beauty of nature. San Francisco Symphony in the Park Sunday, July 5, 2015 | 2pm Stern Grove FREE Ms. Worden will more...

The Outdoor The Outdoor “Exploratorium”
By - posted 7/4/2015
City Discoveries

Fourth of July weekend is the public’s last chance to taste, touch, and take in the Exploratorium’s temporary exhibits at Fort Mason. Grab a map and take a walk around the area to check out all the exhibits emphasizing noticing and deeply observing the natural world. The final weekend of the exhibits are more...

Fillmore Jazz FestivalFillmore Jazz Festival
By - posted 7/4/2015
Fairs & Festivals

Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free Jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the Independence Day weekend on Fillmore Street in San Francisco between Jackson and Eddy Streets. 2015 Fillmore Jazz Festival July 4-5, 2015 more...

4th of July Fireworks Guide4th of July Fireworks Guide
By - posted 7/3/2015
Celebrations

Get ready to celebrate Fourth of July 2015 in the Bay Area! Here’s a list of over 100 different Fourth of July events (including 54 different fireworks shows) with listings for the major fireworks shows in San Francisco, Berkeley, Mountain View and San Jose, plus tons of smaller hometown festivals, fairs and more...

Big Bay BoomBig Bay Boom
By - posted 7/3/2015
Celebrations

San Francisco As long as the fog stays away, this is an awesome synchronized fireworks show that’s set off from two barges north of Pier 39 and Aquatic Park. Watch from Treasure Island, Coit Tower, Tank Hill, Bernal Heights or the piers at the end of Fort Mason. July 4, 2015 – more...

Funcheap's Epic 4th of July GuideFuncheap’s Epic 4th of July Guide
By - posted 7/3/2015
Fairs & Festivals

Opera at the BallparkOpera at the Ballpark
By - posted 7/2/2015
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Going to see Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro at the War Memorial Opera House costs, oh, upwards of $200 for good seats. But, thanks to the Opera at the Ballpark program, you can watch a live simulcast of the very same opera on the giant HD screens in the ballpark from more...

San Francisco 4th of July FireworksSan Francisco 4th of July Fireworks
By - posted 7/1/2015
Celebrations

SF's Comedy (& Military) VeteransSF’s Comedy (& Military) Veterans
By - posted 7/1/2015
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The day before America’s  239th birthday, Funcheap and #HellaFunny showcase the Bay Area’s top comedians who also happen to be military veterans. Hence the “Veterans” of comedy! Funcheap Free “Veterans of Comedy” Night Friday, July 3, 2015 | 8pm and 10:15pm Cobb’s Comedy Club, SF FREE with RSVP  – otherwise it’s $16.50 RSVP Like most comedy clubs it’s 18+ and there more...

Women's World Cup: Civic Center Watch PartiesWomen’s World Cup: Civic Center Watch Parties
By - posted 6/28/2015
Fairs & Festivals

Watch the best women soccer players from around the globe battle it out to see who’s the best during the Women’s World Cup. Cheer along with a big crowd in San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza as the games are simulcast live from Canada. Along with watching the games on the big screen, fans will be more...

“The Grateful Dead” 50th Anniv. Concert Simulcast
By - posted 6/28/2015
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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Grateful Dead with the four remaining original members – Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, and Bob Weir as they reunite for their final five concerts ever. The Independent will treat you to a free live simulcasts of the concerts on June 28, July 4 more...