Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Wednesday, August 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kozy Kar Bar

Produced by two of San Francisco’s fastest rising stars: Zack Chapaloni and Joe Gorman, Kozy Kar Bar presents The Dirty Show w/ Zack & Joe. This standup comedy show features a more...

8:00 pmFree Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob  FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay  FREE
8:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF  FREE*
*Donation only.
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
9:00 pmBeach Movie Night: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off | Santa Cruz   FREE

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Raq Filipina Chill Electronica Music | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, August 6 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Fusing her Filipino roots with Afro-Cuban, Brazilian and Caribbean rhythms and chill electronica, Bay Area vocalist Raq Filipina has crafted a highly personal sound that’s urgent and nostalgic, mysterious and welcoming, more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society  FREE
4:00 pm“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
5:30 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | San Carlos   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pm1st & 3rd Thursday “Hub CAP” Community Art Party | Vallejo   FREE*
*Free, but donations are always welcome.
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFree Classic Rock & Roll Concert in the Park | San Mateo   FREE
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Country/Western | East Bay   FREE
7:30 pmSing-along Cinema & “Frozen” Costume Party | Jack London Square   FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmSF Indie’s Outdoor Summer Movie: “The Princess Bride” | McCoppin Plaza   FREE
8:30 pmMovies on the Square: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles | Redwood City   FREE

Friday, August 7, 2015

Crosspulse Body Percussion Show | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Friday, August 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

Using finger snaps, tight slaps, chest thumps, foot drags, hand rubs, and percussive dance steps, Crosspulse Ensemble performances are designed to entrance children with an international array of rhythms, instruments, and more...

All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
10:00 amHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
4:00 pmFree Harbor Tours: USS Potomac & Giant Cranes | Port of Oakland   FREE
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.
5:00 pm“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party   FREE
5:00 pmLatin Jazz Concert, Free Beer, Wine & Prizes | Menlo College   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 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pmConcerts on the Plaza | Mountain View   FREE
6:30 pmY&T: Free Beach Concert | Santa Cruz   FREE
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
8:00 pmFilm Night in the Park: Men in Black | Marin   FREE
8:30 pmDancing Under the Stars: Line Dance | Jack London Square   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Andy Goldsworthy at the Presidio: A Guided Sculpture Hike | SF
Saturday, August 8 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Main Post (Presidio)

Did you know that the Presidio is home to the largest collection of Andy Goldsworthy sculptures on public view in North America? Join the Presidio Trust for a guided hike that will more...

10:00 amOceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Outer Sunset  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
10:00 am$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.  $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
All Day“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square   FREE
11:00 amPistahan: Fil-Am Arts, Culture & Trade Expo | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
11:00 amFerry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF   FREE
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. Otherwise , $5 at the door.
12:00 pmFree Beginner Parkour “Urban Ninja” Class   FREE
2:00 pmMountain Lake Science Saturdays | Presidio   FREE
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

Pistahan: Fil-Am Arts, Culture & Trade Expo | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Sunday, August 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Celebrating Filipino and Filipino-American arts and culture, the 22nd annual Pistahan features several art pavilions and stages highlighting contemporary and traditional music, dance, art, crafts, cuisine, and artifacts. A trade expo more...

All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito  FREE
10:30 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | San Jose  FREE
11:00 amVery Vegan Sundays | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
1:00 pmMusic of Dimitri Shostakovich & Friends | Golden Gate Park Band   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
4:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | Redwood City   FREE
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 pmFree Comedy Happy Hour | The Royale   FREE*
*No cover, but a tip jar donation is welcome.
8:00 pmBasement Comedy Night: “The People Under The Stairs” | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP to, or $5 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

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...

12:30 pmLitquake: Outdoor Poetry & Music | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
5:30 pmMarin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael   FREE
6:00 pmSummertime Outdoor Big Band Jazz Concert | Orinda   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 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

Thursday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Travel the globe with a showcase of the world’s best acrobatics this summer with three performances a day, Sunday through Thursday, July 6 through August 13 at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Circus more...

12:30 pmSon jarocho Lunchtime Concert | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
4:00 pm“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
6:00 pmFree Party Band Concert in the Park | San Mateo   FREE
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: 80’s Rock & Dance | East Bay   FREE
7:00 pmCup ‘o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF   FREE