Saturday, July 4, 2015

Angel Island | 4th of July Fireworks Viewing Party | 2015

Leave the crowds on the mainland behind and enjoy the fireworks from the Bay’s best seats, Ayala Cove on Angel Island, on July 4, 2015. Before the fireworks, spend the afternoon at the Angel more...

6:00 pmVacaville | 4th of July Fireworks & Creekside Concert | 2015   $2
6:00 pmOakley | Cityhood Fireworks Celebration | 2015   FREE
6:00 pmAAA Tipsy Tow: Free Car Tow Home | Fourth of July 2015   FREE
6:00 pmAquatic Park: Tom Petty Tribute, Dance Party & 4th of July Fireworks | 2015   FREE
6:00 pmRed, White & Rosé 2015: Wine Celebration & Fireworks | Treasure Island   $15*
*$15 in advance, and includes one wine flight. Bring cash for additional food and drinks.
6:00 pmSF Design Week: Happy Hour with Flexform | SF   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
7:00 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Rockin’ Dance Band | East Bay   FREE
7:00 pmMilpitas | 4th of July Fireworks | 2015   $3*
*$3 admission; children 2 and under are free
7:30 pmWatch Fireworks Close Up Aboard WWII Liberty Ship | S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien   $35
8:00 pmShoreline Amphitheatre | 4th of July Fireworks & San Francisco Symphony | 2015   $16.75*
*Lawn tickets as low as 16.75 as part of a 4-pack (or $24 for individual tickets). Parking is $10 per car.
8:00 pmLafayette | Buddhist 4th of July Mountain Pilgrimage | 2015   FREE
8:00 pm4th of July BYOB Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Hot Dogs | Oakland   FREE
8:30 pmPotrero Hill | Mini DIY-Fireworks Street Show | 2015   FREE
9:00 pmOakville | Mondavi Winery Fireworks Show | 2015   FREE*
*Fireworks can be viewed from anywhere in Oakville. Attending the concert at the winery starts at $85.
All DayHealdsburg | 4th of July Fireworks Show | 2015   FREE
9:00 pmCloverdale | Fourth of July Fireworks | 2015   FREE*
*Free to watch, but donations are appreciated.
9:00 pm2015 Red, White & Bluegrass: Stringband Extravaganza | SF   $15
9:00 pmGhirardelli Square: Great Spot to Watch the Fireworks | SF   FREE
9:00 pmStockton | 57th Annual Waterfront Fireworks Extravaganza | 2015   FREE
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5
9:05 pmFree A’s Post-Game Patriotic Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
9:15 pmRohnert Park | 4th of July Fireworks | 2015   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks from outside the venue; otherwise, tickets start at $20
9:30 pmSan Jose | 4th of July Fireworks Celebration | 2015   FREE
9:30 pmGilroy | 4th of July Fireworks Salute | 2015   FREE
9:30 pmSt. Helena | Fireworks Show for Cheapskates | 2015   FREE*
9:30 pmLivermore | July 4th Fireworks Show | 2015   FREE
9:30 pmTreasure Island: Watch 4th of July Fireworks from Treasure Island | 2015   FREE

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Sunday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center

Fourth of July weekend is the public’s last chance to taste, touch, and take in the Exploratorium’s temporary exhibits at Fort Mason. Grab a map and take a walk around the more...

9:00 amAquatic Park Fun Run | The Presidio  FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required. Free parking space is limited so you must arrive early or have someone to do the parking for you. You can park at Main Post for a fee.
9:45 amLaborFest 2015: Coit Tower Mural Walk | SF   FREE
All DayFillmore Jazz Festival 2015 | Sunday   FREE
10:00 amAsian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF   FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
10:00 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, drinks and some entertainment.
All DayLumberjack Days 2015: Axe Throwing & Chainsaw Contests | Santa Cruz County   FREE
11:00 amFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park   FREE
All DayVolunteer at Stern Grove 2015: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
1:00 pmGolden Gate Park Band: Around the World in 90 Minutes | SF   FREE
2:00 pmSummer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera   FREE*
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Freedomland” | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free, but donation is suggested.
2:00 pmTango in the Square: Trio Garufa | Union Square   FREE
2:00 pmStern Grove Festival: San Francisco Symphony | SF   FREE
4:00 pmFree Theater in the Park: All-Female Falstaff | Berkeley   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
4:00 pmWomen’s World Cup Final: Outdoor Watch Party & Soccer Festival | Civic Center   FREE
5:00 pmLast Grateful Dead Show Ever: Free Simulcast Night | The Independent   FREE*
*Free, but there is a 2 drink minimum. 21+ only.
7:00 pmLaborFest 2015: 100th Anniversary Concert | SF   FREE*
*Donations are requested for this event.
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | Pleasanton   FREE
7:30 pmHillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, July 6, 2015

First Day to RSVP: Free Harbor Tours: USS Potomac & Giant Cranes | Port of Oakland
Monday, July 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | USS Potomac

The Port of Oakland is pleased to offer free harbor tours from June through October 2015 on the historic USS Potomac located at 540 Water Street (at Clay Street) in Jack more...

All DayFree Co-Working Day at RockIT CoLabs | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
10:00 amLaborFest 2015: San Francisco General Strike Walk |SF   FREE
7:00 pmJoking, Not Slurred: Free Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose   $7*
*Pre-Sale is $7. $10 at the door
8:00 pmBeatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob   FREE
8:00 pmGettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room   FREE
8:45 pmOpen Mic Night in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway   FREE
9:00 pm“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.   FREE

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, July 7 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission more...

9:30 amde Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
10:00 amConservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day   FREE
10:00 amLaborFest 2015: Bread & Roses – Meeting with Retired Union Members | SF   FREE
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
4:20 pmLive at Lagunitas: Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Dark Soul Concert | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
5:00 pm“95 Rituals” inkBoat Experimental Dance Theater: Opening Day | Hyde St Pier   FREE
5:30 pmTop of the Mark’s British Movie & Wine Night | 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 pmRadar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pmLaborFest 2015: 35th Anniversary Hotel Strike | SF   FREE
6:00 pm‘On Women in Silicon Valley’ Panel Discussion | San Mateo   FREE
6:30 pmSummertime Outdoor Funk Soul & Rock n’ Roll Concert | Orinda   FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite North Bay | Novato   $5
7:00 pmBoomerang Barbershop Acapella Quartet | Mountain View   FREE
7:30 pmThe News: Fresh Queer Performance Series | SoMa   FREE*
*Admission is free, but SOMArts hopes that if you can afford to donate, you will support the artists onstage when the hat passes. RSVP on Eventbrite to guarantee a seat.
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight   FREE
8:00 pmWood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar   FREE
8:00 pmComic Cute Comedy Showcase & Free Popcorn | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required to get in on happy hour pricing.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

CuriOdyssey Wildlife Center: Free Community Day | San Mateo
Wednesday, July 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | CuriOdyssey

Get up close to playful otters, bobcats, and other furry and scaled creatures at CuriOdyssey’s Free Community Day. CuriOdyssey is a science and wildlife center for kids that fosters interest in science. more...

12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: Velvety Sound & Amber Voice | Oakland   FREE
1:00 pmTelling Your Life Story: Memoir Workshop Series | SF   FREE
2:00 pmState-of-the-Art Green Building Tour | SF Public Utilities Office   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Limited to maximum of 20 guests. Arrive 15 minutes prior to tour start time.
5:00 pm“95 Rituals” inkBoat Experimental Dance Theater | Hyde St Pier   FREE
6:00 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell   FREE
6:00 pmSalsa in the Square: Los Compas | Union Square   FREE
6:00 pmHuckleberry Youth Programs: Emerging Writers | SF   FREE
6:00 pmMovie Night on the Green: “Shrek” | Marin   FREE
6:00 pmFree Big Band Concert in the Park | Redwood City   FREE
6:30 pmLaborFest 2015: FilmWorks United – Wisconsin Rising | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pm2015 SF Jewish Film Festival Sneak Preview | San Rafael   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
7:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Freedomland” | Mill Valley   FREE*
*Free, but donation is suggested.
7:00 pmLaborFest 2015: The Lessons of May Day | SF   FREE
7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley   FREE
8:00 pm“Haters Gonna Hate” Free Comedy Show | SF   FREE
9:00 pmBeach Movie Night: Pee Wee’s Big Adventure | Santa Cruz   FREE
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | SF   FREE
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin   FREE