Saturday, August 8, 2015

Shakespeare in the Park:
Saturday, August 8 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park

Vallejo Shakespeare in the Park (VSP) presents its annual Shakespeare festival with performances of Macbeth by William Shakespeare, directed by Clinton Vidal. Each event will have picnic style seating; please bring a blanket more...

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.
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
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
4:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | Redwood City   FREE
5:30 pmDodgeball Power Hour & Bad Music Sing-Along | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*FREE when you mention Funcheap, or if you're a newbie. Otherwise, $3/person or $5 for 2 people
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, August 10, 2015

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, August 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at more...

7:00 pmBelly Dance Interactive Workshop | Mountain View   FREE
8:00 pmBasement Comedy Night: “The People Under The Stairs” | Mission Dist.   $5*
*$5 with an RSVP to, or $10 at the door.
8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF   FREE
9:00 pmWheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Make-Out Room   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are accepted
11:59 pmPerseid Meteor Shower | 2015   FREE

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 more...

12:00 pmFree Wakeboarding for Marin County Residents | Woodland   FREE*
*Offer only good between 12 and 4 pm according to the schedule and stipulations outlined in the description.
12:30 pmLitquake: Outdoor Poetry & Music | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
5:30 pmMarin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael   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 pmSummertime Outdoor Big Band Jazz Concert | Orinda   FREE
7:00 pmElectro-Pop Show | SF   $5*
*21+ Only w/ Valid ID, No Drink Minimum
8:00 pmFree Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
9:00 pmHaightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF   FREE

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Salsa With The Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble | Union Square
Wednesday, August 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park

The Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco, or LJYE, is a performing group of talented musicians ages ten to 18. They play Latin jazz classics and original compositions at a more...

12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: Soul-Funk Band | Oakland  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.
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
6:00 pmMovie Night on the Green: “Wizard of Oz” | Marin   FREE
6:00 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFree Americana Concert in the Park | Redwood City   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: Back to the Future II | Santa Cruz   FREE
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin   FREE

Thursday, August 13, 2015

2015 Tacolicious Guest Chef: James Lalonde, Bocadillos | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Thursday, August 13 – 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...

All Day“Circus of Nations” Acrobat Circus Show Final Day | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk   FREE
12:30 pmSon jarocho Lunchtime Concert | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
4:00 pm2015 Hot Summer Nights: Hot Rod Show & 1950s DJ | Danville   FREE
4:00 pm“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
5:00 pmAdult Crafts: Buttons & Badges | Mountain View   FREE*
*Register for seats.
5:00 pmAsian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF   $5*
*$5 for admission after 5 pm; admission to special galleries may be extra.
6:00 pmFree Party Band 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: 80’s Rock & Dance | East Bay   FREE
7:00 pmCup ‘o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF   FREE
7:00 pmFree Movie Night | Orinda Theatre   FREE
7:00 pmPlaytesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games   FREE
7:30 pmComedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula   FREE
8:00 pmWaterfront Flicks: “Finding Nemo” Jack London Square   FREE
8:30 pmMovies on the Square: Indiana Jones – Last Crusade | Redwood City   FREE
9:00 pmRevenge of the ’80s: New Wave DJs & 80¢ Drinks | Oakland   FREE

Friday, August 14, 2015

Friday, August 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is more...

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Swing | Oakland  FREE
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa  FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pmSecond Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael  FREE
5:00 pmVallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays   FREE
5:30 pmPoint Richmond Concert Night: Stompy Jones & Rhythm Boogie | East Bay   FREE
6:00 pmBerkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays   FREE
6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk: “Estuary Art Attack” | Oakland & Alameda   FREE
6:00 pmCommunity Reiki Clinic: Relaxation & Balance | Mission Dist.   $1*
*Clinic is by donation.
6:00 pmFree Veggie Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:30 pmFree Moonlight Movies: The Lego Movie | Danville   FREE
6:30 pmEverclear: Free Beach Concert | Santa Cruz   FREE
6:30 pmGrotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE
7:30 pmEast Bay Bike Party   FREE
7:55 pmFilm Night in the Park: Toy Story | Marin   FREE
8:00 pm“She Rocks” Live Music, Comedy & Drag Showcase | SF   $5
8:30 pmDancing Under the Stars: East Coast Swing Triple Time | Jack London Square   FREE
8:30 pmMovie Night & Free Popcorn “Paddington” | Benicia   FREE
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
9:00 pm“Members Only” Cocktail Tasting Club | Oakland   FREE

Saturday, August 15, 2015

The 420 Games: 10K Run, Beer Garden & Free Pato Banton Concert | Golden Gate Park

The 420 Games is a series of runs, bike rides and other fun athletic events that advocate the responsible use of marijuana. The goal is help to de-stigmatize the millions of more...

All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
10:00 amBasic Training: Full-body Workout | SF   FREE
11:00 amFerry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF   FREE