Friday, August 1, 2014

Jack's Night Market: Art, Crafts & Performance | Oakland
Friday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Celebrating Oakland First Fridays, Jack’s Night Market lights up the square with an eclectic mix of artisans, music, food and fun. Stroll the plaza for an evening outdoor market and shopping bazaar more...

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.
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   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 pm2014 Summer Concert Series | Foster City   FREE
6:00 pmMusic on the Square | Redwood City   FREE
6:30 pmFree Moonlight Movie: “The Goonies” | Danville   FREE
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Cupertino   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:00 pmFirst Friday Concert Series | Oakland   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank more...

9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
10:00 amFree Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
11:00 amFerry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF   FREE
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
6:00 pmMade in SF: DJ, Street Food & Performance Festival & Block Party | Public Works   $5*
*$5 at door before 9 pm; $10 until 10:30 pm, $15-$20 at the door later
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Cupertino   FREE
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
8:00 pm“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Improvised Downton Abbey | Fort Mason   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $17 online / $20 door
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, $6.


Sunday, August 3, 2014

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, August 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 17,000 artworks spanning 6,000 more...

11:00 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 and drinks.
11:00 amFree AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park   FREE
All DayVolunteer at Stern Grove 2014: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
12:00 pmCar-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley   FREE
1:00 pmNinja Rolling & Falling Workshop for Cyclists | Mission Dist.   FREE
1:00 pmFree Hot Dog Day | Inner Richmond   FREE
1:00 pmGolden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park   FREE
1:30 pmKabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo   FREE
2:00 pmStern Grove Festival: Andrew Bird Free Concert | SF   FREE*
*Donations appreciated
3:00 pmSunday Jazz, History & Jam Session | Oakland   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
7:30 pmHillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide   FREE
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Cupertino   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy Showcase at The Ivy Room | Albany   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, August 4, 2014

Monday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room

“Vent your political angst with others at Attack of the Typewriters, a free monthly old-school letter-writing party that provides free typewriters, stamps, envelopes, and paper — everything you need to get more...

6:00 pmFree Slackline Yoga Class: Focus, Balance & Strength | SF  FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFree Shoe Shine Night | Elixir  FREE*
*Get a free shoe shine with the purchase of a Boot Black Stout and a shot (or cocktail) of Black Grouse Whisky
6:00 pmPyramid Brewery Beer Bingo | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but you'll have to buy your own booze and food.