Thursday, August 7, 2014

Glowing Plants, Flight Simulation & Robot History | Exploratorium After Dark
Thursday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
| Exploratorium

Enter the alternate worlds of science fiction and encounter scientific realities converging with our own at Exploartorium’s After Dark. August 7, 2014 Highlights: Explore racially inclusive futurisms with Jamaican-born novelist Nalo Hopkinson, and more...

6:00 pmSFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2014: Free Outdoor Concerts | Stanford  FREE
6:30 pmSF Mime Troupe: Free Lake Merritt Performance | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
6:30 pmStorking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland   FREE
6:30 pmWin Tix: Conversation on Art & War: “Conflict/Combat/Craft” | Museum of Craft & Design   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $10 GA, $5 students, free for members of MCD
8:00 pmOutdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “Man of Steel” | Jack London Square   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Queer Ladies Lube Wrestling: VIP Ringside Seats | Supperclub   WIN*
*Win a pair of VIP Ringside tickets. Regular cost: $50. (General Admission is $15)
8:30 pmFree Movies in the Park | Pleasanton   FREE
8:30 pmWin Tix: Tourettes Without Regrets: Aerialists, Fire Spinners & Beat Box | Oakland   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $10 at the door only.
8:45 pmMovies on the Square | Redwood City   FREE

Friday, August 8, 2014

Watch Outside Lands Festival for Free | SF
Friday, August 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch outside the fence
| Polo Field, Golden Gate Park

If you missed out on buying tickets, or simply didn’t want to drop mega money for tickets to the now sold out Outside Lands Music Festival, you can head to the more...

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert | Oakland   FREE
4:30 pmConcert at the Cove: Battle of the Bands | Alameda   FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
5:00 pmSecond Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael   FREE
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Programs are free and open to the public, but does not include admission to the museum's galleries.
5:00 pmFriday Night Bites: Live Music & Food Trucks | SoMa   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for wine and food.
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. Cash bar. Prices vary for Off the Grid food trucks.
5:00 pmVallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays   FREE
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
5:30 pmCentral Market Now: Monthly Arts Showcase | SF   FREE
6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk: “Estuary Art Attack” | Oakland & Alameda   FREE
6:00 pmFree Veggie Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pm2014 Summer Concert Series | Foster City   FREE
6:00 pmMusic on the Square | Redwood City   FREE
6:30 pmGrotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE
6:30 pmThe Village Art Walk: Live Painting, Music & Movies | San Jose   FREE
6:30 pmSummer Jam Band Show: Moonalice | East Bay   FREE
7:30 pmEast Bay Bike Party   FREE
7:30 pmPay As You Like: Marin Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” | San Rafael   $1*
7:45 pmMovie Under the Stars: “The Sandlot” | Walnut Creek   FREE*
*Admission is free, but you can help support the program with a $2 donation per person.
8:00 pmFree Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar   FREE
8:30 pmDancing Under the Stars: Free Tango Lesson & Party | Oakland   FREE
8:30 pmWin Tix: The Murray Affair: One-Night-Only Bill Murray Art Show | SF   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $12-15 pre-sale.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Outer Sunset
Saturday, August 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission invites you to take a free tour of the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant to find out how your sewer system works. Free, but an RSVP is required at more...

10:00 am$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.  $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
All DayPistahan 2014: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF   FREE
11:00 am“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square   FREE
11:00 amFerry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF   FREE
All DayWatch Outside Lands Festival for Free | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch outside the fence
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.
1:00 pm“Turtle Power”: Local Western Pond Turtle Talk | Presidio   FREE
2:00 pmShakespeare in the Park: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” | Oakland   FREE
2:00 pmDowntown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food   FREE
3:00 pmGreen Saturdays Clothing Swap | Bernal Heights   FREE*
*Free, but feel free to bring your gently used clothing to exchange with neighbors.
All DaySecond Saturday Art & Music Walk | Oakland’s Golden Gate Dist.   FREE
5:30 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | SF   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
6:00 pmMusic in the Park Concert: Rockers, Apple Z | Danvile   FREE
7:00 pmWin Tix: Spankin’ Spandex Scavenger Hunt: Booze, Clues & Strangers | Castro   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $10 until 4 days in advance, then $15 for rest of the week with $20 at the door
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Redwood City   FREE