Saturday, July 29, 2017

Final Day: 2017 Summer Festival of Knowledge | Oakland
Saturday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | African American Museum & Library (Oakland)

Photo | YogaLove Come out for the African American Museum & Library at Oakland’s summer session of the Festival of Knowledge with presentations and workshops on ways to help improve your health and wellness.  The more...

11:30 amFree Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park  FREE
12:00 pmFree Muttville Dog Adoptions | SF   FREE
12:00 pmLaborFest2017: Oakland 1946 General Strike Walk | Latham Square   FREE
12:00 pmExplore the Micro-Community with Paper Microscopes | SF   FREE
All DayDolores Day Fest: Music & Picnic in the Park | SF   FREE
12:30 pm2017 Flagging in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:00 pmMagic Meadow Pagan Harvest Ritual “Lammas 2017” | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Please bring food and non-alcoholic drinks to share, and flowers, drums, and other musical instruments are also welcome.
1:00 pmUke-Splosion: SF Ukelele Summer Jam | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
1:00 pmUnique Free Outdoor SFJAZZ Concert at Sutro Baths & Lands End | SF   FREE
1:00 pmStar Wars vs. Shakespeare: Free Outdoor Theatre Mash-Up | SF   FREE*
*Donations appreciated
1:00 pmFestival of Curves: Big, Bold & Beautiful Fashion Show | Emeryville   FREE
2:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | San Rafael   FREE
2:00 pmRevolutions Series: Kay-Beezy Fa Sheezy Mini Concert | Amoeba SF   FREE
2:00 pm“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Free Movie Screening | South SF   FREE
3:00 pmShakespeare in the Park: “Titus Andronicus” | Vallejo   FREE
3:00 pmSites Unseen Art Launch: Crochet Jam & Zine Making Workshop | SoMa   FREE
3:00 pm“Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
3:00 pm“Saturdays Unplugged” Tiny Camping, Beer Tastings & Storytime | JCCSF   FREE
4:00 pmShakespeare’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream” In The Park | Berkeley   FREE*
*Come early to insure you get a spot on a terrace. Reservations are taken only for those with mobility issues.
5:00 pmHumans vs. Zombies Nerf Tag: Hostile Takeover | SF   FREE*
*If possible bring your own nerf loadout (some things may be provided if people let you borrow it), and a bandana
6:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls” | San Jose   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
6:30 pm2017 Bay Area Poetry Marathon | SF   FREE
7:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*$2 with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
7:00 pmDrunkathalon: Free Comedy, Heckling & Cosplay | PianoFight   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmSunset View & Historic Evening Walking Tour | Pacifica   FREE
7:00 pm2017 Festival of Inner Peace Tour: Indialucia Fusion Music & Dance Performance | San Ramon   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Hamlet | Cupertino   FREE
8:00 pmWyatt Act’s “Open Captioning”: Improvised Dialogues & Cartoons | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
8:30 pm“West Side Story”: Free Outdoor Movie Night | Berkeley Art Museum   FREE
9:00 pmFinal Night: 23rd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland   $12*
*$12 festival pass; $15 admission per show at the door and $30 for all four shows
9:00 pmLate Night Downtown Comedy at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
9:05 pmFree A’s Post-Game Witches & Wizards Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
10:30 pmNo Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Dance Party | Bar Fluxus   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code FUNCHEAP; otherwise it's $10

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 Day2017 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Sunday | Alameda  FREE
10:00 amTreasure Island Flea   $3
10:00 amLaborFest2017: Educational Action Conference | SF   FREE
10:00 amLaborFest2017: “Labor Politics & Architecture of San Francisco” Walk | ILWU   FREE
All DayClothing Warehouse Moving Sale: $1 Panties & $2 Bralettes | South SF   FREE*
*RSVP to get a 1 hour early access.Free to enter, goods are priced as marked.
All Day2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival: Live Music & Cooking Contests | Final Day   $18*
*$18 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $20 at the door.
All Day2017 “Up Your Alley Fair” & Fetish Street Festival | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but a donations are requested.
All Day51st Annual Festival of the Chariots | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayNational Cheesecake Day: 1/2 Price Slice | The Cheesecake Factory   50% off*
*One slice of cheesecake per dine-in guest. Must be present. Offer valid at restaurants in the U.S.A. and Puerto Rico.
11:00 amOff the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
11:00 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square   FREE
All DayWorld Embroidery Day: Giant Peace Symbol Stitch-In | The Presidio   FREE
All Day2017 Porchfest: 50+ Historic Porches & Live Music | Napa   FREE
All Day2017 Circus Festival, Games & 100 Foot Giant Slide | Hunters Point   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. All activities and show are free, but bring some money to buy food and support local vendors.
All DayFinal Day: Free Dog Adoptions in July 2017 | SF   FREE
All DayVolunteer at Stern Grove 2017: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF   FREE*
*Free, but registration is required.
12:30 pmFree Beyoncé “Formation” Dance Class | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmOakland Municipal Band Concerts at the Lake | 2017 Season   FREE
1:00 pmVictorian-Age Music of Gilbert & Sullivan | Golden Gate Park Band   FREE
1:00 pmTwo-Hour Historic Milagra Ridge Walking Tour | Pacific   FREE
1:00 pmMusic in the Park: Beatles Tribute Concert | Burlingame   FREE
1:00 pm2017 Frida Kahlo Festival: Frida Fairy Garden Workshop | Mission Dist.   $85*
*RSVP is required. Exact location will be provided after payment.
1:00 pm“Shakespeare or Space Wars” Free Outdoor Theatre Mash-Up | San Mateo   FREE*
*Donations appreciated
1:30 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls” | Jerry Garcia Amphitheater   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
2:00 pmSan Francisco Ballet in the Park | Stern Grove Festival   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
2:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF   FREE
2:00 pmSummer Outdoor Music Series: Jazz Quartet | Corte Madera   FREE*
*FREE
3:00 pmShakespeare in the Park: “Titus Andronicus” | Vallejo   FREE
3:00 pmMozart to Mendelssohn: Free Summer Symphony Concert | SF   FREE*
*Admission is free and RSVPs are appreciated but not required
3:00 pmItalian Inspiration: A Mozart To Mendelssohn Concert | SF   FREE*
*An RSVP is recommended but not required. Please arrive early to ensure your spot. Donations are gratefully accepted, with a $10 suggested donation per person.
3:00 pmPoetry Flash with Amazing Authors | Oakland   FREE
3:00 pm“Other Avenues Are Possible” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
3:00 pmCreative Writing & Map-Making In the Woods | Muir Woods   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pm2017 Frida Kahlo Festival: The SELFrida Challenge | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Be there with flowers in your hair by 3 pm to register.
3:00 pm2017 Festival of Inner Peace Tour: Indialucia Fusion Music & Dance Performance | San Jose   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
4:00 pmCoin Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
4:00 pmShakespeare’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream” In The Park | Berkeley   FREE*
*Come early to insure you get a spot on a terrace. Reservations are taken only for those with mobility issues.
6:00 pmLaborFest2017: LaborFest Writers & The Issues They Face Today | SF   FREE
7:00 pmHellaFunny Sundays Comedy Show | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Hamlet | Cupertino   FREE
8:00 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
6:00 pm2017 Frida Kahlo Festival: Frida Garden Party | Mission Dist.   $25*
*An RSVP is required. Exact location will be revealed after payment.


Monday, July 31, 2017

National Cheesecake Day: 1/2 Price Slice | The Cheesecake Factory

The Cheesecake Factory Facebook The Cheesecake Factory will celebrate National Cheesecake Day in a big way on July 30 and 31, 2017 by offering dine-in guests any slice of its more than more...

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland   $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door
7:00 pmLaborFest2017: “Stop the War on Workers” Concert | SF   FREE*
*Free for strikers and locked-out workers. There is a $5-20 sliding scale suggested donation. No one will be turned away for lack of fund
7:00 pm“Ars Botanica” Book Reading & Discussion | Green Apple Books   FREE
7:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “Step” | AMC Bay Street   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
8:00 pmSalsa Dura: Dance Party & Live Salsa Orchestra | Berkeley   $5
8:00 pmWin Tix: Leopold And His Fiction: Motown & Folk | Rickshaw Stop   WIN

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

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

9:30 amLegion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
10:00 am$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Regal Theaters   $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
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
3:00 pm“Make Your Own Slime” Workshop | Marin City   FREE
4:30 pmNational Night Out: Police-Community Camaraderie | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is encouraged.
All Day“National Night Out” 2017: Neighborhood Block Parties | SF   FREE
All DayNational Night Out 2017: Neighborhood Block Parties | Oakland   FREE
5:00 pmNeighborhood National Night Out: Free Food, Photo Ops & Demos | San Jose   FREE
5:00 pmSwan’s 100th Anniversary Celebration Community Meal | Oakland   FREE
5:30 pmEvenings on the Green: Art & Live Music | Livermore   FREE