Upcoming Events

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Salsa in the Square: Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble | Union Square
Wednesday, July 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park

Under the leadership of Dr. John Calloway, a multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger who has worked at the creative edge of the Bay Area’s Latin music scene since the 1970s, the Latin more...

1:00 pmThe Changing World of Work & How to Get A Job | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
5:30 pmFlower Crown Workshop | South SF  FREE
5:30 pm“How Saving San Bruno Mountain Saved the Bay” Lecture Series | Sausalito  $10*
*Ticket includes light food, and one drink (beer, wine, soda)
6:00 pmFree Latin Concert in the Park | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pmMovie Night on the Green: “Wall-E” & “The Darjeeling Limited” | Marin   FREE
6:00 pm“Bridging Urban America” Documentary Screening | SF Main Library   FREE
All Day“Karma Cinema”: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway   $1*
*Pay-What-You-Want for your movie tickets every Wednesday night and 20% will be donated to a local nonprofit.
6:30 pmSummer Jazz Vocal Concert | Menlo Park   FREE
6:30 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. There is a $20 suggested donation.
6:30 pmFree Family-Oriented Talk on August’s Great Eclipse of the Sun | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pmAttractive Camp: Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF   $6*
*$6 when you use promo code "funcheapbaby". Otherwise, it's $12 online or $15 at the door.
7:00 pmLaborFest2017: “Building the Resistance to Trump” Lecture | SF   FREE
7:00 pmAlchemy Community Healing & Celebration Circle | Berkeley   FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pm“Less” Book Launch | SF   FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is encouraged but not required.
7:30 pmWin Tix: KQED Arts’ “Bay Brilliant” Women Artist Showcase | SF   WIN
8:00 pmWorld Class Comedy Wednesdays | Marina   FREE*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15
8:00 pmWAM Presents Local Sirens: Incredible Women Musicians & Performers | PianoFight   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged. There is a suggested donation of $5-15.
9:00 pmFree Movies on the Beach: “Shrek” | Santa Cruz   FREE

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Contemporary Reggae with the Rubadub Posse | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, July 27 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Fronted by the incandescent Berkeley-raised vocalist Kimiko Joy, “RUBaDUB Posse” is a testament to reggae’s enduring power, celebrating songs of love, liberation, unity and justice that have inspired people across the more...

All DayWin Tix: 7th Guitarfish Music Festival: 4-Day of Music & Camping | The Sierras  WIN*
*Adults $50 to $90 for Single Day. $180 to $950 for 4-Day. Kids 10 and under -free, aged 11-16 - half price.
All DayThe Great Summer Sidewalk Sale | Petaluma  FREE
5:00 pm“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
5:00 pmSpeak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF   FREE
5:30 pmSummer Sounds Outside: Tumbledown House Jazz Music | Walnut Creek   FREE
6:00 pmSFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2017: Brass Magic | Palo Alto   FREE
6:00 pmFree Country Concert in the Park | San Mateo   FREE
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Heat & Temperature on Full-Spectrum Science | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pmPage Turners Book Club: Free Pickup of “Castle Diary” | South SF   FREE
6:00 pmBigPicture NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
6:00 pmEngaging in Democracy: Short Films & Panel Discussion | SF Main Library   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pm“Fake News” & False Conspiracy Theories: Discerning Fact From Fiction | South SF   FREE
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Jazz, Soul & Blues | East Bay   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Ultimate Tribute to Fleetwood Mac | Concord   FREE
6:30 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls” | Troupe Studio Space   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. There is a $20 suggested donation.
6:30 pm“Farm to Table Asian Secrets” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
6:30 pm“A Day in the Life: The World of Humans Who Use Drugs” Film Screening | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
7:00 pmLaborFest2017: “All of Us or None” An Evening of Poetry in Resistance to Trump | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pmLaborFest2017: “California in the Progressive Era” Panel Discussion | SF   FREE
7:00 pmLaborFest2017: “Song of The Stubborn One Thousand” Book Reading | SF   FREE
7:00 pmAdult Craft Night: Light It Up with LEDs | Mountain View   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmLive Jazz Music with Jim Grantham Quartet | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pm“Dramatic Story of the Watsonville Cannery Strike 1985-87” Discussion | SF   FREE
7:00 pmPunch Bowl: Showcase of Discovered & Undiscovered Music | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pm“The Last Cowboys of San Geronimo” Book Discussion | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“Forks Over Knives” Free Documentary Screening & Food Samplings | Danville   FREE
7:30 pmThe European-American Youth Guitar Orchestra Tour: Frets Afire Performance | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“Dinner with Friends” Free Play Performance | SF   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: 6th Annual Summer Comedy Jam w/ Kabir “Kabeezy” Singh | Cobb’s Comedy Club   WIN
8:00 pmHellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
8:15 pmSummer Movie in the Park: “Finding Dory” | Orinda   FREE
8:30 pmFree Movies in the Park: “Ghostbusters” | Pleasanton   FREE
8:30 pm“When Harry Met Sally” Movie Screening at the Park | Burlingame   FREE
8:45 pm2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Moana” | Menlo Park   FREE
8:45 pmMovies on the Square: “Moana” | Redwood City   FREE


Friday, July 28, 2017

2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival | July 28-30
Friday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: $18*
*$18 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $20 at the door.
| Christmas Hill Park

congerdesign / Pixabay Come and join the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival that attracts garlic-lovers from around the world. It’s “Summer’s Ultimate Food Fair” with three full days of incredible food, beverages, arts & crafts, more...

11:00 amThe Unique Derique Comedy | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos   FREE
12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Jazz Vocalist | Oakland   FREE
1:00 pm2017 Summer Festival of Knowledge: Fitness, Gardening & Cooking | Oakland   FREE
4:00 pmFinal Fridays Family Dance Party | South SF   FREE
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:00 pmFriday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland   $7.50*
*Half-price gallery admission for adults; ages 18 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.
5:00 pmDJ SKWRLY D’s Trippy Tribute Mini Concert | Amoeba SF   FREE
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young: Robert Moses’ Kin Performance | SF   FREE*
*All activities and admission to the permanent galleries on Friday nights are free and open to the public, but if you want to visit the museum's Special Exhibits, regular admission charges still apply.
5:00 pmAnchor Brewing’s Firkin Friday: “Christmas in July” Specials | The Yard   FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
6:00 pm2017 Summer “Country” Concert in the Park | Foster City   FREE
6:00 pmMusic on the Square: Reggae | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmWin Tix: “Boardwalk Tilt” A Pinball Carnival | Chabot Space & Science Center   WIN
6:00 pmInterfaith Labyrinth Walk: 97 Candles Lit & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Donations are accepted but not required.
6:00 pmEstablish Turns 5: Aloha Party, Artworks & Chamomile Beer | SF   FREE
6:00 pmRobots: Cybernetic Art Reception | SF   FREE
6:30 pmStarlight Movie Night: “Finding Dory” | Alameda   FREE
6:30 pmFree Moonlight Movies: Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them | Danville   FREE
6:30 pmFree Beach Concert: Los Lobos | Santa Cruz   FREE
6:30 pmRock Concert in the Park | Alamo   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmWin Tix: Fat Tire’s “Tour de Fat” Music, Beer & Circus Festival | Oakland   WIN
7:00 pmKim Jung Gi: Live Drawing & Sneak Preview of Solo Exhibition | SF   FREE
7:00 pmLive Jazz & Reggae Music with David Byrd & the Byrds of a Feather | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pm2017 Festival of Inner Peace Tour: Indialucia Fusion Music & Dance Performance | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pm“Rivers & Plains” Contemporary Exhibit’s Opening Reception | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pm“Drunk On Color” Art Opening Reception | Sunset   FREE
7:00 pmNoise Pop’s Summer Playroom: Free Drinks & Acoustic Sets | SoMa   FREE*
*RSVP Required - subject to capacity
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Hamlet | Cupertino   FREE
7:30 pmBad Asians Show: Comedy, Conversation, & Cultural Commentary | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free for anyone who mentions SF Funcheap.
8:00 pmInside Baseball: A Comedy Variety Show | SF   FREE*
*Free for Funcheap users who enter "FUNCHEAP" as a promo code at checkout. Otherwise it's $5.
8:00 pmAs I Lay Laughing: Comedy & Snacks | Oakland   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
8:00 pm“Dinner with Friends” Free Play Performance | SF   FREE
8:00 pmNotes & Jokes: Musical Improv & Standup Comedy | SF   FREE
8:30 pmLast Fridays Outdoor Movie Night “Mrs. Doubtfire” | Pier 39   FREE
8:30 pm“Dancing Under the Stars” Outdoor Bachata Party | Jack London Square   FREE
8:30 pmWin Tix: Pop Rock Electronica “Delta Rae” | Great American Music Hall   WIN
9:00 pm23rd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland   $12*
*$12 festival pass; $15 admission per show at the door and $30 for all four shows