Thursday, July 27, 2017

8:45 pmMovies on the Square: “Moana” | Redwood City  FREE

Friday, July 28, 2017

The Unique Derique Comedy | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Friday, July 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

A beloved Bay Area institution, the Unique Derique is a prince among clowns, an internationally esteemed performer who has honed a singular blend of physical comedy and hambone body percussion. Derique (aka more...

All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos   FREE
12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Jazz Vocalist | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmMusic on the Square: Reggae | Redwood City   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
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
11:59 pmDelta Aquarids Meteor Shower & Dark Sky | 2017   FREE
6:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | Oakland   FREE


Saturday, July 29, 2017

2017 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 32nd Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find something for everyone, from 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
1:00 pmUke-Splosion: SF Ukelele Summer Jam | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
2:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | San Rafael   FREE
9:05 pmFree A’s Post-Game Witches & Wizards Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

2017 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 32nd Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find something for everyone, from more...

All DayTreasure Island Flea   $3
All Day2017 Kinky “Up Your Alley” Fair | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but a donations are requested.
All Day51st Annual Festival of the Chariots | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:00 pmVictorian-Age Music of Gilbert & Sullivan | Golden Gate Park Band   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Ballet: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival   FREE*
*Donations appreciated
2:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF   FREE
4:00 pmCoin Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa   FREE
8:00 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.

Monday, July 31, 2017

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland  $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door
8:00 pmSalsa Dura: Dance Party & Live Salsa Orchestra | Berkeley  $5

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: Eclectic Rock & Soul | Oakland  FREE

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, August 1 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum

Photo | Fine Arts Museums of San FranciscoFounded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American more...

9:30 amLegion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
5:30 pmTop of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: The Jungle Book | Nob Hill   FREE*
*We have been told that everything is complimentary, but things can change depending on your waiter. They certainly wouldn't like to serve someone who just drinks free wine and takes up a table all night without buying anything
6:45 pm1st Tuesday Author Reading Series | Oakland   FREE*
*Free reading, but bring some money if you want to get food and drinks.
7:30 pmEvening Cabaret: New Queer Work by Bay-Area Artists | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“My Greasy Sons” Comedy Showcase & Craft Beer | Oakland   $5

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Blues Rock Concert: Crosscut | Union Square Live
Wednesday, August 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park

Crosscut, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, plays a unique mix of blues, rock, and original music to create a sound that is all its own. Their musical influences include 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
12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: Relive the 90’s | Oakland  FREE
5:30 pmFirst Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek   FREE
6:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
6:00 pmFree Jump & Swing Concert in the Park | Redwood City   FREE
6:30 pmSummer Classic Rock Concert | Menlo Park   FREE
9:00 pmFree Movies on the Beach: “Ghostbusters (1984)” | Santa Cruz   FREE

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Blue Tango Project  | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, August 3 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Hailing from the colorful and gritty La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, the Blue Tango Project is a groundbreaking investigation into the treacherous emotional and musical crossroads where tango and the more...

6:00 pmFree Party Concert in the Park | San Mateo   FREE
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Rock & Soul | East Bay   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Rock Powerhouse | Concord   FREE
8:00 pmNew Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill   FREE
8:00 pmWaterfront Flicks: “Selena” Jack London Square   FREE
8:30 pmMovies on the Square: “La La Land” | Redwood City   FREE
9:00 pmComedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE

Friday, August 4, 2017

Caterpillar Puppet Show | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, August 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

Joe Leon’s Caterpillar Puppets don’t just entertain kids, he also entertains parents. His eccentric menagerie draws audiences of all ages into seemingly familiar stories that take unexpected turns. Like his version of more...

All DayHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
11:00 am“Summer Sessions” First Friday Factory Tour | Mission   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Latin | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmConcerts on the Plaza: Private Label | Mountain View   FREE
6:00 pmMusic on the Square: Yacht Rock | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pmAsian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
6:30 pmFree Beach Concert: Y & T | Santa Cruz   FREE
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
8:30 pm2017 Movie Under the Stars: “The Secret Life of Pets” | Menlo Park   FREE
8:30 pm“Dancing Under the Stars” Outdoor Merengue Party | Jack London Square   FREE

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank 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
1:00 pmAfrosolo: African-American & African Diaspora Art | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
6:00 pmMusic in the Park: Motown, Rock, & Blues | Danville   FREE
6:00 pmMAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmFilm Night in the Park: “Footloose” | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

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

All DayJerry Day 2017: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmFree Symphony Tribute Concert to SF’s Firefighters | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pmAmadou & Mariam with Ibibio Sound Machine: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival   FREE*
*Donations appreciated

Monday, August 7, 2017

Live at Lagunitas: James McMurtry | Petaluma
Monday, August 7 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery

Photo | Lagunitas Brewing Co Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live concert series featuring some amazing bands ranging in genre from roots to gothic pop in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette (1280 N McDowell more...

8:00 pmFree Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room   FREE

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Litquake in the Gardens: Outdoor Lunch Break Poetry | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Tuesday, August 8 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors.

5:30 pmTop of the Mark Movie & Wine Night:How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying | Nob Hill   FREE*
*We have been told that everything is complimentary, but things can change depending on your waiter. They certainly wouldn't like to serve someone who just drinks free wine and takes up a table all night without buying anything
6:00 pmRock Band Night: Big Amps & 2,000+ Songs | Oakland   FREE
6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF   FREE
9:00 pmHaightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF   FREE

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

The Final
Wednesday, August 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| CineArts at The Empire

From June through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 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.
12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: Swing, Blues, Jazz, Rock & Roll | Oakland   FREE
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF   FREE
6:00 pmFree Funk & Soul Concert in the Park | Redwood City   FREE
6:30 pmSummer Steely Dan Tribute Concert | Menlo Park   FREE
7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley   FREE
9:00 pmFree Movies on the Beach: “The Little Rascals” | Santa Cruz   FREE

Thursday, August 10, 2017

LINES Dance Center: Global Dance Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, August 10 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

LINES Dance Center presents a program of Contemporary and Global Dance featuring students from their adult Choreography and Performance Workshops – classical Chinese dance taught by HaiYan Jackson, contemporary taught by more...

6:00 pmFree Swing & Big Band Concert in the Park | San Mateo   FREE
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Rock & Roll | East Bay   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: R&B Horn Band, Soul & Funk | Concord   FREE
8:15 pmSummer Movie in the Park: “Lego Batman Movie” | Orinda   FREE
8:30 pmMovies on the Square: “Finding Dory” | Redwood City   FREE

Friday, August 11, 2017

Early Bird Shopping Specials | Pier 39
Friday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Shop early and receive special discounts* at participating businesses from 10 am-noon. Check back to see the full list of discounts. *Restrictions apply. See discount list for more details.