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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Thursday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: WIN | Cisco Grove Campground & RV Park

Photo | Guitarfish Music Festival Guitarfish Music Festival is a 4 day all intensive musical, camp experience. Get ready for a jam-packed weekend of river swimming, hiking, biking, and camping among the more...

11:00 amMarket Street Prototyping Festival Open House | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
12:30 pmJoe Bagale: Funky Music From The Jazz Mafia | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
1:50 pm2016 SF Jewish Film Festival Free Film Day | Palo Alto   FREE
4:00 pm“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
5:00 pmSinner’s Happy Hour: Smith Dobson Trio | The Chapel   FREE
5:00 pmLatham Square Grand Re-Opening: Free Food & Art Activities | Oakland   FREE
5:30 pmSummer Sounds Outside: Acapella Pop | Walnut Creek   FREE
6:00 pmFree Party Concert in the Park | San Mateo   FREE
6:00 pmClassic Rock & Roll FM Radio Hits with the Saints & Sinners | SF   FREE*
*Come early to get good seats.
6:00 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmBig Picture NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Ages 21+, ID required for entry.
6:00 pmSFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2016: Sun Hop Fat | Palo Alto   FREE
6:00 pmWin Tix: Being Human: Born and Evolved to Run | Public Works   WIN*
*$10 Presale | $15 Doors
6:00 pmThe Wharf’s PokéNight | 75 Pokéstops & Pokémon Trainer Events   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Piano Rock Concert | East Bay   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: 14-Piece Tribute to Michael Jackson | Concord   FREE
6:30 pmArtist Drawing Club & $5 Thursday Nights | Asian Art Museum   $5*
*$5 for admission after 5 pm to general galleries; admission to special galleries may be extra.
6:30 pmWomen Sports Film Festival Opening Night: “T-Rex” Indie Lens Pop-Up Screening | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmWin Tix: The Bestival: SF’s Insane Three Day Comedy Festival | Piano Fight   WIN*
*Individual show tickets range from $10 to $15. Use promo code FUNCHEAP for $5 off tickets
7:00 pm“Jericho” Urban Nerf Spy Game | Fishermans Wharf   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled” | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but a donation is requested.
7:00 pm“Shapeshifting” Opening Art Reception | SF   FREE
7:00 pmJazz Quartet With Your Classic Standard Live Music | SF   FREE
7:00 pmSea-Faring Cinema Aboard A Ship: “All Is Lost” | Hyde Street Pier   $10
7:00 pmFree Whiskey Tasting & Spirits Education | SF   FREE
7:00 pmPercolate Coffee Talk: Big Clay by the Bay | Palo Alto   FREE
7:00 pm“Catch the Fever” Free Latin Dance Class & Party | Bay Street Emeryville   FREE*
7:00 pm“Exile” Bookswap Party With Open Bar & Snacks | The Booksmith   $10*
*Tickets include an open bar for 21+.
7:00 pm#SisterSpeaks Intimate Speaking Series: Queer Spirituality Discussion | SF   FREE*
*Normally $35, but mention FUNCHEAP at the door for free admission. $10 donation suggested but not required. Drinks and raffle tickets for purchase.
7:00 pmWin Tix: “Floating Films” Movie Night Aboard Historic 1886 Ship | SF   WIN
7:30 pmMonthly Películas de Oro & Mezcal Tasting | SF   $8
8:00 pmCampo Maldito: Darkly Comic Play About Gentrification | Tenderloin   FREE*
*10 free tickets available at the door for each performance. First come, first served.
8:00 pm“Conquer the Dance Floor” Free Happy Hour Dance Workshop | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Donations welcome ($5 suggested). Also, the venue encourages attendees to buy one beverage.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Comedy & Magic with Justin Rivera (America’s Got Talent) | Cobb’s   WIN
8:30 pmFree Concert Night at The Chapel: Afro-Latin “Los Nadies” | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:45 pmMovies On The Square: “Raiders Of The Lost Ark” | Redwood City   FREE
9:00 pmFree Laughs On Thursday Nights | San Carlos   FREE

Friday, July 29, 2016

Ka-Hon: Bay Areas Finest Latin Percussionists | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, July 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

What’s in that box, you ask? In the hands of Ka-Hon, a gentle spring shower, a flamenco troupe, a galloping stallion, and a rumba circle. Drawing on a pan-American array of more...

All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos   FREE
All Day2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason   FREE
12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Jazz | Oakland   FREE
4:00 pm2016 Summer Festival of Knowledge: Fitness, Gardening, Cooking & Jazz | Oakland   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 pmArt Night SF Kick-Off: Mid-Market Art & Live Music | UN Plaza   FREE
5:15 pmFriday Nights at the de Young ” The View from Hollywood” | SF   FREE*
*Programs are free and open to the public, but does not include admission to the museum's galleries.
5:30 pmAfro-Brazilian Music On Last Friday | Oakland   FREE
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
6:00 pmAri Bird’s Interactive Art Show and Free Refreshments | SF   FREE
6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
6:00 pm“Idols” Strider Patton Solo Exhibition Opening | SF   FREE
6:00 pmPsychedelic Mini Concert: Vum | Amoeba SF   FREE
6:00 pmFree Music Production Workshop with Electrohouse DJ MOTi | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
6:00 pm2016 Summer “90s Alternative” Concert in the Park | Foster City   FREE
6:30 pmFree Moonlight Movies: Ant Man | Danville   FREE
6:30 pmFree Beach Concert: Taylor Dane | Santa Cruz   FREE
6:30 pm2016 Free Summer Concert: Mixed Nuts | Alamo   FREE
6:30 pm“Super-Sized” Game Night: Life Sized Monopoly & Jenga Family Night | Albany   FREE
6:30 pmFree Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
6:30 pmAn Italian Journey: A Multimedia Lecture by Robert Mealy | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmWin Tix: The Bay Area Pun-Off | Mission Dist.   WIN
7:00 pmLaborFest 2016: “Operation Bootstrap” Movie Screening | San Jose   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmSmooth R&B Music With My Blue Soul | SF   FREE
7:00 pm“Pokemon Go” Onesie Party & Chinatown Crawl | Financial Dist.   FREE
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter’s Tale | Cupertino   FREE
8:00 pmCampo Maldito: Darkly Comic Play About Gentrification | Tenderloin   FREE*
*10 FREE tickets available at the door before the performance. First come, first served.
8:00 pmHellaFunny Birthday Show: 90 Minutes, 10 Comics | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Eventbrite $20 at the door
8:00 pmWin Tix: The Pretenders & Joan Jett Tribute Concert | Historic BAL Theatre   WIN
8:00 pmWin Tix: “New Rock” with The Iron Heart | Great American Music Hall   WIN
8:30 pmMovies in the Park: “Minions” | Burlingame   FREE*
*Snacks available for purchase.
8:30 pm“Dancing Under the Stars” Night Club Dance Lessons & Party | Jack London Square   FREE
9:00 pm22nd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland   $12
9:30 pmDynamic Vintage Music with Cosmo Alleycats | SF   FREE*
*Come early to get good seats.
10:00 pmWin Tix: Carmen Lynch (David Letterman) Comedy Night | Punch Line   WIN
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center

Photo | SF Marathon Facebook The San Francisco Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will offer runners, spectators and health and fitness enthusiasts alike a variety of activities and opportunities to enjoy the more...

All Day2016 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships   FREE*
*Free admision, but all day parking is $15 at the marina w/ a free shuttle to the festival
All Day2016 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Saturday | Alameda   FREE
All DayVintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 amNorCal Summer 2016 Cosplay Gathering | San Mateo   $5
10:00 amSan Francisco’s Lost Neon Signs & Neon Survivors | SF Main Library   FREE
10:00 am“Yoga on the Green” Fundraiser | Marina Green   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
All DayTreasure Island Flea “Hawaii in July” Festival | SF   $3
10:30 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
11:00 am43rd Annual Roughwater Swim | Santa Cruz Wharf   FREE*
*Free to watch.
11:00 amThe Great Mac and Cheese Melt-Off | SF   $5*
*$5 includes a free beer or H20 | $20 Passport: Includes all day entry, 4-tasting tickets, and a free beer or H20 and all day entry
11:00 amBicycle Traffic Skills 101: Classroom Workshop | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
11:00 amMake Something Saturdays: “Summer Wreath” Upcycled T-shirts | Hayward   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. For children ages 12 and up.
11:00 amPlayground Grand Re-Opening: Fun Activities, Raffles & Free Taco Lunch | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
12:00 pmTheater Tours & Minions Outdoor Movie Night | San Lorenzo   FREE
12:00 pmLaborFest 2016: Oakland General Strike Walk | Oakland   FREE
All Day2016 Summer Festival of Knowledge: Fitness, Gardening, Cooking & Jazz | Oakland   FREE
12:30 pm2016 Flagging in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:00 pmMagic Meadow Pagan Harvest Ritual “Lammas 2016” | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Please bring food and non-alcoholic drinks to share, and flowers, drums, and other musical instruments are also welcome.
1:00 pmTom Rigney & Flambeau Showing Off Their New Orleans Grooves | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
1:00 pm$5 Artist-Led Clarion Alley Street Art & Mural Tours | Mission Dist.   $5*
*Sliding scale donation starts at $5 per person
2:00 pmCampo Maldito: Darkly Comic Play About Gentrification | Tenderloin   FREE*
*10 Free Tickets will be made available at the door prior to the performance. First come, first served.
2:00 pmCharity Bear Sewing | South SF   FREE
2:00 pmHumanity at the Crossroads: Building A Saner Way Of Life | SF   FREE