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Wednesday, August 23

Adidas Giant Warehouse Sale: “VIP” Opening Night Pre-Sale | Cow Palace
Wednesday, August 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry. But bring money for purchases, of course.
| Cow Palace
Adidas Giant Warehouse Sale:

Adidas is taking over part of the Cow Palace, August 24-27, 2017, for a “Giant Warehouse Clearance Event” and sale. Every clearance event is different, but you should expect up to 75% savings on over 20,000 square feet of footwear, apparel and accessories.  What Can I ...

Hot Hotter Hottest: Hatch Chiles with the Master Food Preservers | Mountain View
Wednesday, August 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No RSVP, Walk-ins Welcome
| Mountain View Public Library
Hot Hotter Hottest: Hatch Chiles with the Master Food Preservers | Mountain View

It’s Hatch chile pepper season. Learn how to preserve this New Mexico favorite for year-round enjoyment.
Join the UCCE Master Food Preservers of San Mateo/San Francisco Counties for this free talk. We’ll discuss where to find the chiles locally; how to safely prepare and store them; …

Thursday, August 24

Adidas Giant Winter Warehouse Sale 2017 | Cow Palace
Thursday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry. But bring money for purchases, of course.
| Cow Palace
Adidas Giant Winter Warehouse Sale 2017 | Cow Palace

Adidas is taking over part of the Cow Palace, August 24-27, 2017, for a “Giant Warehouse Clearance Event” and sale. Every clearance event is different, but you should expect up to 75% savings on over 20,000 square feet of footwear, apparel and accessories.  What Can I ...

Book Munchers: Kids Book Club | South SF
Thursday, August 24 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Book Munchers: Kids Book Club | South SF

Stop by the library to register for the book club and to pick up your free copy of the book. Read the book throughout the month, then you’ll meet at the end of the month for discussion and activities.
Book Munchers (for kids ages 5-8) will …

SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2017: Orquesta la Modern Tradición | Palo Alto
Thursday, August 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2017: Orquesta la Modern Tradición | Palo Alto

Enjoy 10 weeks of rhythm and blues as Summer Jazz, an annual tradition in Palo Alto, celebrates its 31st Anniversary at Stanford Shopping Center. A free outdoor concert series, Summer Jazz is produced by SFJAZZ and showcases a variety of jazz musicians and all-stars performing ...

“Fake News” Game Show: Discern Fact from Fiction & Win Prizes | South SF
Thursday, August 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
“Fake News” Game Show: Discern Fact from Fiction & Win Prizes | South SF

Do you feel you have the ability to depict what sources are reliable or false? Put your ability to the test. Join them as they discuss “Fake News” and what determines whether a source is reliable or unreliable. Stop by and share your thoughts on …

Movies on the Square: “Dirty Dancing” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Dirty Dancing” | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 1 to August 31 in 2017. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, August 25

First Day to RSVP: Smithsonian’s 13th Annual Free Museum Day | 2017
Friday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Museum ticket required from http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/
| San Francisco Bay Area
First Day to RSVP: Smithsonian's 13th Annual Free Museum Day | 2017

Participating museums and cultural institutions nationwide will open their doors free of charge to all visitors during Smithsonian Magazine’s 13th annual Museum Day. 2017 Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Saturday, September 23, 2017 Participating Bay Area Museums FREE, but a ticket is required (available to download August 25, ...

Craft The Summer Of Love: Ikat Painting | South SF
Friday, August 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Craft The Summer Of Love: Ikat Painting | South SF

Take a step back in time with this craft series, and help them celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. They’ll be painting in the Ikat style, a technique primarily used to create pattern textiles with a distinct blurriness, on canvas.

Final Fridays Family Dance Party | South SF
Friday, August 25 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South SF Main Library
Final Fridays Family Dance Party | South SF

Has it been a long day? Week? Lifetime? Or do you and your kids just have some energy you need to get out of your system? Then come shake your tail to the best family-friendly jams amidst the glowy balloons and sparkly lights of their ...

“Foreverland” Awesome Michael Jackson Tribute Concert | Redwood City
Friday, August 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square

Art on the Square features the best in fine arts and crafts each month between June and August at Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City. Art on the Square showcases original painting, photography, jewelry, glass, ceramics, and more, with prices for every budget. Art on the ...

Music on the Square: Michael Jackson Tribute | Redwood City
Friday, August 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Michael Jackson Tribute | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June 2-September 1, 2017. Redwood City is well known for its events, but Friday night’s Music on the Square is one of the most treasured nights of summer. Plus, being ...

2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Casablanca” | Menlo Park
Friday, August 25 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Menlo Park
2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Casablanca” | Menlo Park

The 2017 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies in Downtown Menlo Park on the Chestnut Paseo. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the ...

Saturday, August 26

2017 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Saturday
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | University Avenue (Palo Alto)
2017 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Saturday

The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts takes place annually on tree-lined University Avenue in beautiful downtown Palo Alto, featuring 300 fine artists and crafters whose display booths are placed back-to-back along University Avenue. In the past, it has attracted over 150,000 people from throughout the West ...

Warehouse Clearance Sale: Clothing, Lingerie & Sleepwear Blowout | South SF
Saturday, August 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Caramel Cantina Warehouse
Warehouse Clearance Sale: Clothing, Lingerie & Sleepwear Blowout | South SF

Are you ready for $1 panties, $2 bras, $2 slippers, $4 purses, $4 leggings, $4 yoga pants, $5 flat irons, $5 hoodies, $8 zip hoodies, $2 t-shirts, camis, blouses and $4 dresses?
They’re clearing out the warehouse before their move – save big on brand new …

Historic Downtown Walking Tour | Redwood City
Saturday, August 26 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Lathrop House
Historic Downtown Walking Tour | Redwood City

Join the people of Redwood City as they tour the historic sites in the downtown area. Participants will see where Wyatt Earp occasionally came for a drink, where a Wells Fargo Express Office operated in 1875, Redwood City’s first new car showroom salon and auto …

Facebook County Fair 2017: Carnival & Amusement Rides | Menlo Park
Facebook County Fair 2017: Carnival & Amusement Rides | Menlo Park

Join Facebook for a fun day of amusement rides, farm animals, live bands, carnival games, family entertainment and much, much more.
There will be free admission and free parking. Ride tickets will be sold onsite; 100% of ride proceeds will be donated to a local nonprofit.
Facebook …

Cocktails & Charity Fundraiser: Live Organic Rum Distillation & Spirits Tasting | Pacifica
Cocktails & Charity Fundraiser: Live Organic Rum Distillation & Spirits Tasting | Pacifica

The couple who owns the Tripp Distillery distills Organic Spirits by hand in their 220 gallon Copper Pot Still about 10 feet in front of their beautiful Redwood Bar where you can enjoy free spirit tastings & purchase craft cocktails and bottles if you like. …

Bollywood Live Dancing | San Mateo
Saturday, August 26 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hillsdale Shopping Center
Bollywood Live Dancing | San Mateo

Discover the rich dance artistry of India at Hillsdale Shopping Center on August 26. Enjoy a fusion of Bollywood, Bhangra, Hip-Hop and Contemporary high-energy performances by Dance Identity of Sunnyvale. Dancers adorned in colorful, ceremonial costumes will tell ancient stories through movement, music, mind, and …

Historic Downtown Walking Tour | South San Francisco
Saturday, August 26 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is recommended.
| Grand Avenue Library
Historic Downtown Walking Tour | South San Francisco

Join the South San Francisco Public Library on a tour of historic sites along Grand Avenue. The tour will begin at the Grand Avenue Library, a Carnegie building, with a presentation and refreshments.
As the tour starts, you will visit the hotel that housed the earliest …

Victorian Days Walking Tour on Grand Avenue | South SF
Saturday, August 26 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged
| Grand Avenue Library
Victorian Days Walking Tour on Grand Avenue | South SF

The San Mateo County Historical Association and the South San Francisco Library are honored to be part of the Victorian Days Walking Tour of historic sites along Grand Avenue.
History lover and former state assemblyman and ex-city councilman Gene Mullin, will help guide the tour of …

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | Redwood City
Saturday, August 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sequoia High School
Free Shakespeare in the Park:

For the 34th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

Sunday, August 27

Adidas Giant Winter Warehouse Sale 2017: Final Day | Cow Palace
Sunday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry. But bring money for purchases, of course.
| Cow Palace
Adidas Giant Winter Warehouse Sale 2017: Final Day | Cow Palace

Adidas is taking over part of the Cow Palace, August 24-27, 2017, for a “Giant Warehouse Clearance Event” and sale. Every clearance event is different, but you should expect up to 75% savings on over 20,000 square feet of footwear, apparel and accessories.  What Can I ...

2017 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Sunday
Sunday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | University Avenue (Palo Alto)
2017 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Sunday

The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts takes place annually on tree-lined University Avenue in beautiful downtown Palo Alto, featuring 300 fine artists and crafters whose display booths are placed back-to-back along University Avenue. In the past, it has attracted over 150,000 people from throughout the West ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | Redwood City
Sunday, August 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sequoia High School
Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | Redwood City

For the 34th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...