Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Oakland A's vs. Baltimore Orioles | $2 Ticket Day
Wednesday, August 5 – 12:35 pm | Cost: $2*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum

Oakland A’s single game tickets are on sale and once again every A’s Wednesday home game in 2015 is a “$2 Wednesday” thanks to BART. Tickets are good for the sorta crappy more...

12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Western Swing Concert | SF  FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio  FREE
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free R&B Concert | SF  FREE
6:00 pmBoogie With The Rumble Strippers | Union Square   FREE
6:00 pmMovie Night on the Green: “Babe” | Marin   FREE
6:00 pmFree Reggae Concert in the Park | Redwood City   FREE
6:30 pmThe Real Deal with the California Drought | SF   FREE
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:45 pm1st Wednesday Author Reading Series | Oakland   FREE*
*Free reading, but bring some money if you want to get food and drinks.
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Freedomland” | Mill Valley   FREE*
*Free, but donation is suggested.
8:00 pmFree Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation only.
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
9:00 pmBeach Movie Night: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off | Santa Cruz   FREE

Thursday, August 6, 2015

2015 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Tanya Holland, Brown Sugar Kitchen | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Thursday, August 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: $4.95*
*Tacolicious tacos are typically $4.95, but prices may vary.
| Ferry Building

Taco lovers, rejoice – Tacolicious’s annual Guest Chef Series is back at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Visit the Tacolicious stand on Thursdays (10 am to 2 pm) to taste some more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society   FREE
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Mission Youth Salsa Band Concert | SF   FREE
12:30 pmRaq Filipina Chill Electronica Music | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
12:30 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Hawaiian Concert | SF   FREE
4:00 pm“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
5:00 pmAsian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF   $5*
*$5 for admission after 5 pm; admission to special galleries may be extra.
5:30 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | San Carlos   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pm1st & 3rd Thursday “Hub CAP” Community Art Party | Vallejo   FREE*
*Free, but donations are always welcome.
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFree Classic Rock & Roll Concert in the Park | San Mateo   FREE
6:00 pmSFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2015: Free Outdoor Concerts | Stanford   FREE
6:00 pmNightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Country/Western | East Bay   FREE
7:30 pmSing-along Cinema & “Frozen” Costume Party | Jack London Square   FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmSF Indie’s Outdoor Summer Movie: “The Princess Bride” | McCoppin Plaza   FREE
8:30 pmMovies on the Square: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles | Redwood City   FREE

Friday, August 7, 2015

Crosspulse Body Percussion Show | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Friday, August 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

Using finger snaps, tight slaps, chest thumps, foot drags, hand rubs, and percussive dance steps, Crosspulse Ensemble performances are designed to entrance children with an international array of rhythms, instruments, and more...

All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
10:00 amHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Latin | Oakland   FREE
4:00 pmFree Harbor Tours: USS Potomac & Giant Cranes | Port of 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 pmFriday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland   $7.50*
*Half-price gallery admission for adults; ages 18 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.
5:00 pm“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party   FREE
5:00 pmLatin Jazz Concert, Free Beer, Wine & Prizes | Menlo College   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 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pmConcerts on the Plaza | Mountain View   FREE
6:30 pmY&T: Free Beach Concert | Santa Cruz   FREE
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
8:00 pmFilm Night in the Park: Men in Black | Marin   FREE
8:30 pmDancing Under the Stars: Line Dance | Jack London Square   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Saturday, August 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Funcheapers pay just $6 (that's $2 off the regular price of $8) Tickets good for admission both days.
| Civic Park Community Center (Walnut Creek)

The Summer Contra Costa Crystal Fair is a magical mix of crystals, minerals, beads, jewelry, and the healing arts. It takes place six times a year in two different locations. With around 40 vendors more...

8:00 am“Cars and Coffee”: Exotic & Muscle Car Meetup | Treasure Island  FREE*
*Free for spectators. Car exhibitors will be charged $5 and will receive a free cup of coffee.
10:00 amOceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Outer Sunset  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
10:00 am$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.   $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
10:30 amAndy Goldsworthy at the Presidio: A Guided Sculpture Hike | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
All Day“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square   FREE
11:00 amPistahan: Fil-Am Arts, Culture & Trade Expo | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
11:00 amFerry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF   FREE
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
12:00 pmHistory for Half Pints: Family Music & Games | California Historical Society   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise , $5 at the door.
1:00 pmAesop Amuck: Silly Storytelling Musical Adventure | Hayward   FREE*
*All shows are free though donations are gratefully accepted.
2:00 pmMountain Lake Science Saturdays | Presidio   FREE
2:00 pmDowntown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Freedomland” | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donation is suggested.
3:00 pmShakespeare in the Park: “Macbeth” | Oakland   FREE
All DaySecond Saturday Art & Music Walk | Oakland’s Golden Gate Dist.   FREE
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | Redwood City   FREE
8:00 pmFree Sexy Comedy & Pizza Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFilm Night in the Park: Box Trolls | Marin   FREE
8:00 pm“Heavy Breathing” Absurd Artist-Led Fitness Class & Dance Party | Oakland   FREE
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Sunday, August 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square

For three summer Sundays each year, kindie (that’s kid indie) rock artist Andy-Z will be the Master of Music and Play by bringing his high energy to Courthouse Square in Redwood City. Kids can more...

All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito  FREE
10:30 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | San Jose  FREE
11:00 amPistahan: Fil-Am Arts, Culture & Trade Expo | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
11:00 amVery Vegan Sundays | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
All DayVolunteer at Stern Grove 2015: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
12:00 pmCar-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley   FREE
12:00 pm49ers 2015 Training Camp Open Practice | Levi’s Stadium   *
*Free, but tickets are a lottery and you must register by 5 pm PT on July 29, 2015 for a chance to attend the training camp on August 9, 2016.
1:00 pmMusic of Dimitri Shostakovich & Friends | Golden Gate Park Band   FREE
1:00 pmLive R&B Music by 9th Ward Millionaires | SF   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Freedomland” | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donation is suggested.
2:00 pmSummer Concert, Market & Kids’ Games | Niles Town Plaza   FREE
2:00 pmStern Grove Festival: Morris Day & The Time | SF   FREE
2:00 pmSummer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera   FREE*
2:00 pmAesop Amuck: Silly Storytelling Musical Adventure | Glen Park   FREE*
*All shows are free though donations are gratefully accepted.
3:00 pmShakespeare in the Park: “Macbeth” | Oakland   FREE