Friday, August 1, 2014

Flaming Lotus Girls LED Sculpture Opening & Brass Tax DJ Party | Pier 14
Friday, August 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 14

The Flaming Lotus Girls are hosting A Cerebral Ceremony – an opening ceremony to celebrate installation of their sculpture, SOMA at Pier 14 in San Francisco. The evening will start at 5 more...

5:00 pmFriday Night Bites: Live Music & Food Trucks | SoMa  FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for wine and food.
6:00 pmJack’s Night Market: Art, Crafts & Performance | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pm2014 SF Comedy Crawl: 20+ Comedians, Free Snacks & DJ Party | SoMa   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Shorts | The New Parkway   FREE
6:00 pmTemescal First Fridays | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pm2014 Summer Concert Series | Foster City   FREE
6:00 pmMusic on the Square | Redwood City   FREE
6:30 pmFree Moonlight Movie: “The Goonies” | Danville   FREE
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:30 pmWin Tix: “Terminator” Too: Live On Stage | DNA Lounge   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $20-$50 each.
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Cupertino   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:00 pmFirst Friday Concert Series | Oakland   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE
11:00 pmWin Tix: Can You Keanu? “Point Break” Live on Stage| SF   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price: $25 each.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Space Fest 2014: Meet Astronauts & Lunar Rover | North Bay
Saturday, August 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Space Station Museum

The Space Station Museum in Novato holds its free annual Space Fest 2014 where you’ll get to meet legendary astronauts and see a lunar module and a lunar rover from 10 am to more...

9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

1902 Victorian Picnic in the Park, Live Music & Dancing | Alameda
Saturday, August 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lincoln Park

Join PEERS (Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society) for their annual free Victorian picnic dance at Lincoln Park in Alameda from 10 am to 4:30 pm on Saturday, August 2, 2014. Picnicking more...

10:00 amFree Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to
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.
All Day41st Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair: Saturday | Japantown   FREE
11:00 amFerry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF   FREE
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
2:00 pmShakespeare in the Park: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” | Martinez   FREE
6:00 pm“Made in SF” Festival: DJ Mark Farina, Live Music & Street Food | Public Works   $5*
*$5 at door before 9 pm; $10 until 10:30 pm, $15-$20 at the door later
7:00 pmWin Tix: Boston & The Doobie Brothers, Live | Shoreline Amphitheatre   WIN*
*Win a pair of lawn tickets. Regular price: $30 flat.
7:00 pmCircus Sideshow Potluck: Food & Performance Art Party| SF   FREE
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Cupertino   FREE
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or, Bring a mug for cider
8:00 pm“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Improvised Downton Abbey | Fort Mason   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $17 online / $20 door
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, $6.
9:00 pmWin Tix: Zepparella: All-Girl Led Zeppelin Tribute | Slim’s   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $18. All ages.

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, August 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 17,000 artworks spanning 6,000 more...

All DayJerry Day 2014: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park   FREE
All Day41st Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair: Sunday | Japantown   FREE
11:00 amFree First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California   FREE
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
11:00 amFree AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
11:00 amSummer Fest: Art Making in Nature | Presidio   FREE
12:00 pmFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park   FREE
All DayVolunteer at Stern Grove 2014: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
12:00 pmCar-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley   FREE
1:00 pmNinja Rolling & Falling Workshop for Cyclists | Mission Dist.   FREE