Tuesday, July 31, 2018

6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Jr. DeVille Blues Band | Concord  FREE

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland  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
7:30 pm“Dancing Under the Stars” Oakland Night, Street Culture & Hip Hop | Jack London Square  FREE


Thursday, August 2, 2018

6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: James Clark Presents Elvis, Elton & Mick | Concord  FREE

Friday, August 3, 2018

"Oakland First Fridays" Block Party
Friday, August 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, more...

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Latin | Oakland  FREE

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...

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
9:05 pmFree A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, August 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum more...

All DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

"Awesöme Orchestra" Epic Free Classical Concert | Oakland
Tuesday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required; donations are welcome.
| Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)

Awesöme Orchestra brings people together for musical adventures. Their free sessions are part performance, part open rehearsal. They provide the sheet music, and anyone is welcome to play or to listen. The Awesöme Orchestra more...


Wednesday, August 8, 2018

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mail aallen@oaklandnet.com.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Stung | Concord  FREE

Friday, August 10, 2018

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Reggae | Oakland  FREE
6:30 pmZoovie Night: “The Lion King” | Oakland Zoo  $7*
*Pre-registration is required. $7 per person. $6 per person for groups of 4 or more.
7:30 pm“Dancing Under the Stars” Vogue (Madonna Night) | Jack London Square  FREE

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

10:00 amFree Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland   FREE*
*Tours are offered Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. Reservations are recommended but not required.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Perseids Meteor Shower: Up to 200 Meteors / Hour | 2018
Sunday, August 12 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

It’s the biggest meteor shower of the year, so you better stay up late and grab your binoculars. The annual Perseids meteor shower is the glittery result of Earth’s passage through a stream of debris more...

1:00 pmFree Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley  FREE

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

8:00 pmFree Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

10:00 amFree Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History  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

Thursday, August 16, 2018

6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Incendio | Concord  FREE

Friday, August 17, 2018

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Electric Chamber Ensemble | Oakland  FREE
7:30 pm“Dancing Under the Stars” Block Party, Night Walkers & Open Dance | Jack London Square  FREE

Saturday, August 18, 2018

10:00 amJack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours  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

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens  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

Thursday, August 23, 2018

6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Kingsbourough | Concord  FREE

Friday, August 24, 2018

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Latin Band | Oakland  FREE
7:30 pm“Dancing Under the Stars” The Jackson Legacy (Glow Motion Dance) | Jack London Square  FREE

Saturday, August 25, 2018

RSVPs Open for September: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, August 25 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples   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

Sunday, August 26, 2018

7:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

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

Thursday, August 30, 2018

6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Foreverland | Concord  FREE

Friday, August 31, 2018

7:00 pm“Dancing Under the Stars” Black Panther “Dance the Power in You” | Jack London Square  FREE

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...

10:00 amJack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours  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
9:05 pmFree A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...


Wednesday, September 5, 2018

10:00 amFree Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland  FREE*
*Tours are offered Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. Reservations are recommended but not required.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Lafayette Studio Big Band | Concord  FREE

Friday, September 7, 2018

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: R & B/Soul | Oakland  FREE

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Fall 2018 Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, September 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mail aallen@oaklandnet.com.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens  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

Thursday, September 13, 2018

6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Annie Sampson | Concord  FREE

Friday, September 14, 2018

2018 "Eat Real" Street Food Festival: Friday | Oakland
Friday, September 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase.
| Jack London Square

Eat Real combines a state fair, a street-food festival, and a block party to create a celebration of good food. At the Eat Real Festival, participants learn where food comes from, more...

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Grammy Award – Winnng Jazz Violinist | Oakland   FREE

Saturday, September 15, 2018

2018 Northern California Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt
Saturday, September 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse

David Yu Photography Cheer on the fleet of colorful 40-foot dragon boats as teams from all over Northern California race to the beat of Chinese drums on Saturday & Sunday, September 15 & more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History   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
All Day2018 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Saturday | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

2018 Oakland Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt
Sunday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse

David Yu Photography Cheer on the fleet of colorful 40-foot dragon boats as teams from all over Northern California race to the beat of Chinese drums on Saturday & Sunday, September 15 & more...

All Day2018 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Sunday | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase (cash only)
1:00 pmCal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley   FREE

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

10:00 amFree Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples  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

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Free National Parks Day: "National Public Lands Day" | 2018

NPS Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance more...

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
All DaySmithsonian’s 14th Annual Free Museum Day | 2018   FREE*
*Museum ticket required from http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/
6:30 pmZoovie Night: “Bolt” | Oakland Zoo   $7*
*Pre-registration is required. $7 per person. $6 per person for groups of 4 or more.
9:05 pmFinal of 2018: Free A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Monday, September 24, 2018

7:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mail aallen@oaklandnet.com.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

RSVPs Open for October: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, September 29 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland   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

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

10:00 amJack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours  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

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens  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

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...


Monday, October 8, 2018

Draconids Meteor Shower | 2018
Monday, October 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

October’s Draconid meteor shower – sometimes called the Giacobinids – radiates from the fiery mouth of the northern constellation Draco the Dragon. Because the radiant is located so far north on the more...


Wednesday, October 10, 2018

10:00 amOakland City Center | Final Free Guided Walking Tour of 2018  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mail aallen@oaklandnet.com.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Free Redwood State Park Days: October 2018 | Second Saturdays
Saturday, October 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

10:00 amFree Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland   FREE*
*Tours are offered Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. Reservations are recommended but not required.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

1:00 pmCal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley  FREE

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

10:00 amFree Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History  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

Saturday, October 20, 2018

10:00 amFree Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples  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

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Orionids Meteor Shower 2018 | Halley's Comet's Debris
Sunday, October 21 – 2:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

On a dark, moonless night, the Orionids exhibit as many as 25 meteors per hour. These fast-moving meteors occasionally leave persistent trains. They sometimes produce bright fireballs, so watch for them to more...


Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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
7:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE

Friday, October 26, 2018

Friday, October 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Fox Theater

Christine and the Queens is the electronic pop solo project of singer, songwriter, dancer and producer Héloïse Létissier. Born in Nantes, France, Letissier studied theatre before forming her solo musical group more...


Saturday, October 27, 2018

RSVPs Open for November: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, October 27 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

10:00 amLast of 2018: Free Oakland Summer Walking Tour | Old Oakland   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

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens  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

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...


Sunday, November 4, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...


Saturday, November 10, 2018

Free Redwood State Park Days: November 2018 | Second Saturdays
Saturday, November 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...


Sunday, November 11, 2018

1:00 pmThe Final “Cal Sailing Club Open House” of 2018: Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley  FREE

Friday, November 23, 2018

7:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE

Saturday, November 24, 2018

RSVPs Open for December: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, November 24 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...


Saturday, December 1, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...


Sunday, December 2, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...


Saturday, December 8, 2018

Free Redwood State Park Days: Final of 2018 | Second Saturdays
Saturday, December 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...


Saturday, December 22, 2018

7:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE