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Sunday, August 28, 2016

BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF

Join the BCBG Sample Sale Extravaganza with over 2,000 dresses, tops, skirts, sweaters, or find the perfect cocktail dress – with sizes 0-12, all up to 70% off (additional 10% if you pay cash). Labels include more...

All Day52nd Annual Niles Antique Faire & Flea Market | East Bay  FREE
6:30 amAugust Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay  FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am.
9:00 am“NFL Punt, Pass & Kick” Kids’ Competition | Oakland  FREE
9:30 amWin Tix: $50 BCBG Warehouse Sale Gift Certificate | Fort Mason   WIN
All Day29th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Sunday | Oakland   FREE
All Day2016 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Sunday   FREE
All Day2016 Streets for People: Car-Free Fun, Live Music & Dance | North Bay   FREE
10:00 amAnnual Port Costa Car Show & BBQ   FREE*
*Free spectator admission.
10:00 amKUSF’s Rock ‘n’ Swap Record Fair | USF   $3*
*$3 General Admission at 10 AM. $10 early bird admission from 7-10 am. Free w/ USF Student ID.
All DayFree National Parks Day | 2016   FREE*
*Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise
All DayAdorable Doggie Wedding at Treasure Island Flea | SF   $3
All Day2016 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay   FREE*
*Parade is free. Festival admission is $10 in advance.
All Day35th Annual Italian Family Festa: Sunday | San Jose   FREE
11:00 amLive Jazz With A Mix of Swing, Afro Cuban & Classical Music | Oakland   FREE
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
All DaySF Etsy Summer Pop-Up Market | Ghirardelli Square   FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks. Beer is for purchase.
12:00 pmInternational “Go Topless” Day Celebration 2016 | Union Square   FREE
12:00 pm2016 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Sunday | East Bay   FREE
12:00 pm2016 Silicon Valley Food & Art Festival | Cupertino   FREE*
*Entry is free, but food tastes will be $1 per taste.
All DayFinal Day: Free Dog Adoptions in August 2016 | SF   FREE
12:00 pm2016 Dragon Rouge Last Sundays Summer Art Walk | Alameda   FREE*
*Donations are certainly welcome however not required for entry.
All Day1880s Vintage Base Ball: Golden Gate Cup All-Star Game | Golden Gate Park   FREE
12:45 pmWin Tix: “Eat Drink SF” Festival 2016: Grand Tasting Celebration | Fort Mason   WIN*
*Save $10 off Tickets with promo code FUNCHEAP - Must be 21+ to attend, no pets, no babies in strollers.
1:00 pmAnnual History Walking Tour & Local Stories | Pescadero   FREE
1:00 pm“Home Away From Home” Photo Exhibit | SF Main Library   FREE
1:00 pmFree Ukranian Symphony Concert & Dance Fest | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:00 pmOakhella Day Party: Art, Music & Food | Oakland   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
2:00 pmSummer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera   FREE
2:00 pmY La Bamba: Latino Folk Music Mini Concert | Amoeba SF   FREE
2:45 pm“Haus Of The Odher”: Queer Cyborg Art, Performance & Dance | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pmMeditate & Hydrate At The Nyingma Open House | Berkeley   FREE
3:00 pmSunday Jazz, History & Jam Session | Oakland   FREE
4:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter’s Tale | Redwood City   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
4:00 pmSingles Happy Hour: Party & Mingle | Concord   $10
4:00 pmIndonesia Night 2016: Free Pop Star Concert | Regency Ballroom   FREE
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmAttractive Camp: Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF   $6*
*$6 when you use promo code "attractivecamp". Otherwise, it's $12 online or $15 at the door.
7:00 pmThree Schmucks: Free Pickles & Comedy | Oakland   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, August 29, 2016

100 Muni Buses Are Becoming Rolling Galleries: Vote for Artists | SF
Monday, August 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE

Photo | San Francisco BeautifulMuni Art will transform a regular commute into a magical ride on 100 rolling art galleries. That’s right, last year they turned 50 Muni buses into an more...

4:20 pmLive at Lagunitas: Charles Bradley’s Funk & Soul | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
6:00 pmLost & Found Beatles: Unpublished Photos Of The Band | SF   FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland   $8
7:00 pmOne-Hour Dance Lesson To Help You Enjoy The Wedding Season | Mountain View   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “Complete Unknown” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required. Arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:30 pmWin Tix: My2K tour with 98 Degrees | The Warfield   WIN
7:30 pmWin Tix: “Pitch Talks” Awesome & Nerdy Baseball Panel | The Independent   WIN
8:00 pmThe Mad Science of Comedy | SF   $5
8:00 pm2016 Pint Sized Plays: Beer-Themed Theater Fest | SF   FREE*
*Free, with a $5 suggested donation.
9:00 pmSalsa Dura: Dance Party & Live Salsa Orchestra | Berkeley   FREE

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Four Barrel's 8th Birthday: $1 Coffee, Free Photobooth & Petting Zoo | SF
Tuesday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Four Barrel Coffee

Photo | via missionmission.orgIt’s time to toast to one of the city’s best roasts at Four Barrel Coffee’s 8th Birthday Bash at their Valencia storefront. Every year is a special treat with delicious coffee, more...

9:00 amDrought Tolerant Native Plant Gardening | SF   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
4:20 pmLive at Lagunitas: Unknown Mortal Orchestra & tUnE-yArDs DJ Set | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
5:30 pmWine & Movie Night: “Some Like It Hot” | Top of the Mark   FREE
6:00 pmSummer Reggae Concert | Menlo Park   FREE
6:00 pm“This Changes Everything” Book Discussion | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pmThe Bob & Lenny Show: Local Jazz Music & Cocktails | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmStandup Comedy & Sketch Video Showcase | SF   FREE
7:30 pmEnglish Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
8:00 pmThe Fusion of Latin, Flamenco, Cuban & Jazz Music | The Chapel   FREE

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

$1.31 Ice Cream Scoop Day | Baskin Robbins

Make every 31st the sweetest day of the month as Baskin Robbins celebrate their favorite number with scoops for $1.31 and two-scoop sundaes for $3.31. Stop by Baskin-Robbins on the 31st of January, March, more...

All DayLast of the Dramatic 2016 Bloom of Weird & Wild Flowers | SF Botanical Garden   FREE*
*FREE with proof of San Francisco residency. The Garden is free daily 7:30-9 am and all day on second Tuesdays of the month. Non-residents: $7 general, $5 youth 12-17 & seniors; $2 children 5-11; children 4 and under FREE; families of 2 adults and one or more child pay just $15.
10:00 amOakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Latin Jazz Concert | Civic Center Plaza   FREE
12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: Hiphop/Reggae Cover Band | Oakland   FREE
5:30 pmStippling 101: Workshop Wednesday | SF   FREE*
*Free to attend, supplies available at a 10% discount
6:00 pmCommunity Reading Of Classic Novels: Don Quixote | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pmHarry Potter and the Hella Magical Super Dope Summer Shindig | PianoFight   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFolk-Rock Mini Concert: Dawes | Amoeba Berkeley   FREE*
*Limited seats, to ensure guaranteed admission, pre-order the album.
6:30 pmIntro to Urban Bicycling | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is requested.
6:30 pmOvercoming The Challenges Of The Technological Industry | SF   FREE
7:00 pmEnergy Boosting Breakfast Ideas Demos | San Jose   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pmComedy Night at The Uptown | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmFree Outdoor Movie Night: “Jurassic Park” | San Jose   FREE
8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Red Bull Heavy Water Stand Up Paddleboarding | Ocean Beach
Thursday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Fulton)

Photo | via surfersvillage.comRed Bull Heavy Water, the most extreme race in the sport of Stand Up Paddling, is the opening event of the 2016 World Championship Series, taking place between more...

9:00 amFinal Day: Aquarium of the Bay $10 Ticket Before 10 am | Pier 39   $10*
*$10 general admission ticket with entrance before 10AM. Discount available only at ticket window and subject to change.
10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame   FREE
12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society   FREE
12:30 pmJazz Ensemble of Soaring Vocals & String Work | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
4:00 pm“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
4:00 pmBroadway Plaza Party: Pop Rocks Music Concert & Fireworks | Walnut Creek   FREE
5:30 pmAdventure Run, Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmBook Readings From Favorite DIY Publications | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pmFree Yoga Class Among Stained Glass | SF   FREE*
*Bring your own mat. This is a donation-based yoga class. They encourage those who can to donate $10. However, no one is ever turned away due to a lack of funds.
6:00 pmFree Zine and Comics Reading | 2016 SF Zine Fest   FREE
6:00 pmThe Great San Francisco Trivia Challenge | SF   FREE*
*FREE with Facebook RSVP
6:00 pmFermented NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*21+ event, ID required for entry.
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: Classic Rock with Original Roll | Concord   FREE
6:30 pmFirst Thursdays Art + Live Music at The Red Vic | Haight   FREE
6:30 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled” | Bayview Opera House   FREE*
*Free, but a donation is requested.
6:30 pm“Cooking Deer, Elk, Moose, Antelope & Antlered Things” Book Discussion | Omnivore Books   FREE
6:30 pmThe Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition | SF   FREE
6:30 pmPoetry Thursdays at Readers Bookstore | Fort Mason   FREE
7:00 pm“Catch the Fever” Free Latin Dance Class & Party | Bay Street Emeryville   FREE