Saturday, August 6, 2016

Afrosolo: African-American & African Diaspora Art | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, August 6 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

In collaboration with Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, AfroSolo Arts Festival presents its 16th annual free concert in Yerba Buena Gardens. Dedicated to nurturing, promoting, and presenting African-American and African diaspora art and more...

12:00 pmLekha Booknic: A Family Book Picnic | Saratoga  FREE
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands  FREE
1:00 pmFolger Stable: Walking Tour, Scavenger Hunt & More | SF  FREE
1:00 pmThe California Story: 150th Anniversary of The Buffalo Soldiers | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All DayMAPP: August Art & Performance Crawl | Mission District   FREE
2:00 pmGrown Up Gaming: All-Ages Board Game Day | South SF   FREE
3:00 pmSummer Circus Day: Circus Bella | Santa Cruz   FREE*
*Donations are encouraged.
3:00 pmMarcus Shelby Quartet Jazz Tribute to Buffalo Soldiers| The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pmRice Craft: Yummy, Healthy & Fun to Make | Omnivore Books   FREE
4:00 pmShakespeare’s “The Tempest” in the Park | Berkeley   FREE
4:00 pmShakespeare’s “The Tempest” in the Park | Berkeley   FREE
4:00 pmShakespeare’s “The Tempest” in the Park | Berkeley   FREE
4:00 pmShakespeare’s “The Tempest” in the Park | Berkeley   FREE
4:00 pmShakespeare’s “The Tempest” in the Park | Berkeley   FREE
4:00 pmShakespeare’s “The Tempest” in the Park | Berkeley   FREE
4:00 pmShakespeare’s “The Tempest” in the Park | Berkeley   FREE
4:00 pmShakespeare’s “The Tempest” in the Park | Berkeley   FREE
7:00 pm2016 Free Movies in the Park: Alvin and the Chipmunks 4 | Newark   FREE*
*Food and beverage for purchase.
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter’s Tale | Cupertino   FREE
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5

Sunday, August 7, 2016

August Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Sunday, August 7 – 6:15 am | Cost: FREE | Muir Woods National Monument

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth more...

8:00 amFree Ashtanga Vinyasa Morning Yoga Flow | 1st and 3rd Sundays   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
All DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
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 amFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park   FREE
11:00 amOutdoor Yoga Class | SF   FREE*
*Bring your own mat. Bring your own snacks (to share) for after the yoga class.
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
1:00 pmWalking Tour: Exploring The Growth & Origin | Burlingame   FREE
1:00 pmConcert at the Lake: Oakland Municipal Band | Oakland   FREE
1:30 pmKabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo   FREE
2:00 pmThe O’Jays: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival   FREE
2:00 pmTango In The Square: Redwood Tango Ensemble | Union Square Live   FREE
2:00 pmFitBit Local Workout: Body Weight Bootcamp & Yoga | Mission Bay   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pm“Dandelion and Quince” Book Discussion | SF   FREE
3:30 pmCuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
4:00 pmShakespeare’s “The Tempest” in the Park | Berkeley   FREE
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter’s Tale | Cupertino   FREE
7:30 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio   FREE
8:00 pmBanda Sin Nombre: Live Music | The Chapel   FREE

Monday, August 8, 2016

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, August 8 – 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 pmBiohacking Academy: In Silco Plasmid Design | Oakland   $5*
*No one is turned away for lack of funds.
7:00 pmPerfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF   FREE
7:30 pmWitches’ Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free to see the show. $5 to enter the witchy raffle.
8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF   FREE
9:30 pm“Find Me at the Club” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

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...

12:30 pmPoetry Readings On Your Lunch Break | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
4:20 pmLive at Lagunitas: Alt-Rockers “Deer Tick” Outdoor Concert | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
5:30 pmMarin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael   FREE
5:30 pmWine & Movie Night: “American Graffiti” | Top of the Mark   FREE
6:00 pmRock Band Night: Big Amps & 2,000+ Songs | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmThe Science Behind Medical Marijuana | SF Main Library   FREE
6:30 pmFree 18-Piece Big Band Jazz Summer Concert in the Park | Orinda   FREE
7:30 pm“How To Party With An Infant” Book Discussion | SF   FREE
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 10, 2016

The Final
Wednesday, August 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| CineArts at The Empire

From June through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 more...

10:00 am$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Fairfield  $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10:00 am.
10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center   FREE*
*Free, but reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to
10:30 am49ers Training Camp Open Practice 2016 | Kezar Stadium   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are a lottery and you must register by for your chance to be randomly selected for tickets.
12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: Traditional Creole French | Oakland   FREE
1:00 pmYouth, Equity & Inclusion: The Next Generation | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. $10 suggested donation.
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF   FREE
6:00 pmMovie Night on the Green: “Fantastic Mr. Fox” | Marin   FREE
6:00 pmFree Dance Band Concert in the Park | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pmPokémon Go Happy Hour | SF   FREE*
*RSVP is not required but preferred.
6:30 pmSummer Dance Concert | Menlo Park   FREE
7:05 pmOakland A’s v. Orioles | $5 Game Night   $5*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley   FREE
7:30 pm“The Hike” Book Discussion | SF   FREE
9:00 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Piano Fight   FREE*
*Limited free tickets with RSVP for Funcheapers; otherwise admission is $10 online or $15 at the door.
9:00 pmFree Movies on the Beach: “Men In Black” | Santa Cruz   FREE
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin   FREE

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Volonte & Footer: Tango & Blues Music On The Crossroads | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, August 11 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Hailing from the colorful and gritty La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, the Blue Tango Project is a groundbreaking investigation into the treacherous emotional and musical crossroads where tango and the more...

4:00 pm2016 Hot Summer Nights: Hot Rod & Classic Car Show | Danville   FREE
6:00 pmFree Swing/Rockabilly Concert in the Park | San Mateo   FREE
6:00 pmSFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2016: Orquesta la Modern Tradición | Palo Alto   FREE
6:00 pmThe San Francisco Roots of Burning Man | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Decades of Rock | East Bay   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: Original Latin Jazz Harp & Violin Virtuoso | Concord   FREE
6:30 pmThursday Summer Night Concert: Michael Jackson Trubute | Walnut Creek   FREE
7:00 pm“Sandbox”: Live Games Open Mic | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
7:00 pmFree Movie Night | Orinda Theatre   FREE
7:00 pmFloating Films: Movie Aboard Historic 1886 Ship “Moby Dick” | Hyde Street Pier   $10
7:00 pmGray Area’s 2016 Cultural Incubator Showcase | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pmComedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula   FREE
7:30 pmWomen in Music Festival: Local Sirens | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pm“Carousel Court” Book Discussion | SF   FREE
8:30 pmMovies On The Square: “The Good Dinosaur” | Redwood City   FREE
8:30 pmFree Movies in the Park: “E.T.” | Pleasanton   FREE
9:00 pmFree Laughs On Thursday Nights | San Carlos   FREE

Friday, August 12, 2016

Unique Derique: A Prince Among Clowns | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, August 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

A beloved Bay Area institution, the Unique Derique is a prince among clowns, an internationally esteemed performer who has honed a singular blend of physical comedy and hambone body percussion. Derique more...

11:00 amSketching in the Galleries: Draw Your Own Art | SF   FREE
12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Latin Jazz | 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