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Saturday, July 1

2017 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest | South Bay
Saturday, July 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Many events are free, but there are ticketed concerts and other.
| Downtown Hollister
2017 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest | South Bay

The roar of motorcycles will take over the streets of Hollister,known as the “Birthplace of the American Biker,” for the annual Hollister Freedom Rally. The Rally has always been and will continue to be a free rally welcoming all bikers and is the largest of its kind ...

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2017 | Saturday
Saturday, July 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2017 | Saturday

Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free Jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the Independence Day weekend on Fillmore Street in San Francisco between Jackson and Eddy Streets. ...

Free Fishing Day 2017 | SF
Saturday, July 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier Seven
Free Fishing Day 2017 | SF

Have you ever felt the excitement of watching your bobber suddenly jiggle, then dive out of sight? Or feel the tap-tap-tap of a bass as it tastes the worm on the end of your line? What’s that? You say you never learned to fish? Dept ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
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 of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

Tennyson All America Festival: Food, Refreshments & Free Entertainment | Hayward
Saturday, July 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mt. Eden Mansion
Tennyson All America Festival: Food, Refreshments & Free Entertainment | Hayward
Join the city of Hayward as they celebrate the 241st birthday of the country and build pride in the Tennyson Community. Enjoy free music, food, refreshments and activities for children, and learn about community resources.
Free “June Taylor Company” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, July 1 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and featuring an artisan producer from the market.
Win Tix: 18th Annual Oysterfest with Passion Pit | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: $20*
*Use code FUNCHEAP for discount purchase. Food and drinks for purchase
| Sharon Meadow
Oysters, the caviar of the sea (well actually caviar is the caviar of the sea)  but oysters are also quite fancy and delectable. Celebrate this slimy, succulent, seafood at the 18th annual Oysterfest in Golden Gate Park. > Get $20 Tickets with exclusive code FUNCHEAP – Normally $40 ...
“Occupy” Axis Dance Company Show | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, July 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Directed and Choreographed by Stephan Koplowitz and performed by AXIS Dance Company with an integrated cast of 21 dancers. Occupy is a site-specific journey inspired by the history, design and architecture of Yerba Buena Gardens and the unique movement capabilities of AXIS Dance Company and its ...
SF Mime Troupe 2017 Opening Weekend | Berkeley
Saturday, July 1 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Cedar Rose Park
SF Mime Troupe 2017 Opening Weekend | Berkeley

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 58th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2017 production “Walls.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2017 Free political theater & music in parks all over the Bay Area ...

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering by Cats | SF
Saturday, July 1 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering by Cats | SF

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” Preview | Pleasanton
Saturday, July 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Amador Valley Community Park
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 ...

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical Live On Stage | Closing Night
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical Live On Stage | Closing Night

Using well-known pop songs as its score. Adapted from Elliott’s 1994 Oscar-winning film, the musical is the heart-warming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could have ever ...

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, July 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...

Stanford | San Jose Earthquakes Fireworks Show | 2017
Stanford | San Jose Earthquakes Fireworks Show | 2017
Kick off the 2017 Independence Day season with soccer and a post-game fireworks show at the San Jose Earthquakes’ match against the Los Angeles Galaxy at Stanford Stadium on Saturday, July 1, 2017. The game will start at 7:15 pm. You’ll need to purchase a ticket to ...
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night: “The Spy Who Love Me” | North Bay
Saturday, July 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Meetup and donations are accepted.
| Old Hamilton Theater Building
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night: “The Spy Who Love Me” | North Bay

The North Bay Mobile Drive-In hits Novato with a renegade outdoor film screening in this DIY flash mob drive-in movie where you watch a flick on a 30-foot screen, tune your radio to 88.3, and drink in your car. There is no grass, so you’ll either want to sit in your car, or bring ...

Win Tix: The Prince Tribute Show “When Doves Cry” | Great American Music Hall
Saturday, July 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
Prince left the world far too soon. But what he left behind was a musical legacy that generations of fans have loved. When Doves Cry, the Prince Tribute Show is comprised of a dynamic, 8-piece band that brings to life some of Prince’s greatest masterpieces. ...
Win Tix: Enigmatic Style of Daft Punk “The Phenomenauts” | Slim’s
Saturday, July 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Slim's
Have you ever said to yourself, “Gee I love the enigmatic style of Daft Punk, but wish they played punk”? Then you need to get a load of The Phenomenauts. This rock and roll crew is a glorious mash up of punk rock, costumes, and ...
Win Tix: Maniac Bowl IX: SF’s Most Unpredictable Comedy Show | PianoFight
Saturday, July 1 – 9:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$10
| PianoFight
Maniac Bowl is where the best comedians in San Francisco identify the worst people in the universe. In Maniac Bowl, a panel of comics and the audience enter history’s most infamous dictators, serial killers, child actors and weirdos into a winner-take-all, all-maniac tournament bracket from ...

Sunday, July 2

2017 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest & Live Music | South Bay
Sunday, July 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Many events are free, but there are ticketed concerts and other.
| Downtown Hollister
2017 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest & Live Music | South Bay

The roar of motorcycles will take over the streets of Hollister,known as the “Birthplace of the American Biker,” for the annual Hollister Freedom Rally. The Rally has always been and will continue to be a free rally welcoming all bikers and is the largest of its kind ...

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2017 | Sunday
Sunday, July 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2017 | Sunday

Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free Jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the Independence Day weekend on Fillmore Street in San Francisco between Jackson and Eddy Streets. ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
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 of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, July 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

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 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Free First Sunday Admission for main galleries: Normally $15 for general ...

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, July 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...

Lafayette | Buddhist Pre-4th of July Mountain Pilgrimage | 2017
Sunday, July 2 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Buddha Gate Monastery
Lafayette | Buddhist Pre-4th of July Mountain Pilgrimage | 2017
Join Buddha Gate Monastery to celebrate the pre-Fourth of July with relaxation, serenity, and enlightenment on July 2, 2017. The event typically begins with chanting the heart sutra in the wishing pond area of the monastery, then floating a candle offering. After that, you’ll take a mountain pilgrimage ...
Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

“Occupy” Axis Dance Company Show | Yerba Buena Gardens
Sunday, July 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Directed and Choreographed by Stephan Koplowitz and performed by AXIS Dance Company with an integrated cast of 21 dancers. Occupy is a site-specific journey inspired by the history, design and architecture of Yerba Buena Gardens and the unique movement capabilities of AXIS Dance Company and its ...
Symphony in the Park: Latin American Music | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, July 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Symphony in the Park: Latin American Music | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 135th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years The weekly concerts take place most ...

Music in the Park: Country Rock Concert | Burlingame
Sunday, July 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Washington Park (Burlingame)
Music in the Park: Country Rock Concert | Burlingame
The Brigham Brothers is a Bay Area band that serves up a unique blend of dance-based roots music integrating Southern rock, country, zydeco, and roadhouse rhythm & blues into an especially rich musical gumbo.
Impeachment March: Wake Up Call for the Congress | San Francisco
Sunday, July 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero
Impeachment March: Wake Up Call for the Congress | San Francisco
Donald Trump has been in violation of the Constitution from the day he was sworn into the office of President. They cannot abide a Congress that turns a blind eye to the constitutional breaches ofthe Commander in Chief. They demand that Congress do its job and commence with ...
Fantastic Negrito with Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, July 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
Fantastic Negrito with Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Soulful local singer, musician and songwriter Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers blend rock, country, blues and folk into an original sound. Oakland blues guitarist and singer Fantastic Negrito takes the stage on the heels of his Grammy win for Best Contemporary Blues Album this year.
Songs of Love & Protest On the Bay for 4th of July Celebration | Albany
Sunday, July 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required
| Albany Bulb
Songs of Love & Protest On the Bay for 4th of July Celebration | Albany
How to celebrate the Fourth of July in times like these? For a different kind of Fourth of July celebration (on July 2), bring a picnic out to the old bayfront landfill known as the Albany Bulb for live acoustic music—including a few singalong favorites. The Bulb ...
SF Mime Troupe 2017 Opening Weekend | Berkeley
Sunday, July 2 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Cedar Rose Park
SF Mime Troupe 2017 Opening Weekend | Berkeley

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 58th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2017 production “Walls.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2017 Free political theater & music in parks all over the Bay Area ...

Russian River | Parade of Floats, Water Curtain & Fireworks Show | 2017
Sunday, July 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Monte Rio Public Beach
Russian River | Parade of Floats, Water Curtain & Fireworks Show | 2017
Every year, the Monte Rio beach is crowded with people who come from all over to enjoy the spectacle of fireworks over the Russian River along with a Water Boat Parade & Carnival, “Water Curtain” and fireworks starting at dusk. Sunday, July 2, 2017 Dusk: Water Carnival ...

Every Saturday

Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose

Lululemon Athletica invites you to free Summer Yoga sessions every Saturday morning now through the end of August at Park Valencia across from Left Bank Brasserie.
Bring your mat and enjoy a free, outdoor morning workout. Registration begins at 8:30 am, and class begins at 9 am.

Random Fitness Saturdays: Fun Fitness Adventures for All-ages | Oakland
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | See Jane Run
Random Fitness Saturdays: Fun Fitness Adventures for All-ages | Oakland

Let them surprise you with some fun, always different, always entertaining fitness adventures to shake up your routine.
Come join them every Saturday morning for a random workout led by a different local trainer each week. It will be open to all genders, ages, and fitness levels …

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley

Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday.
Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome.

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons.
Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel Woods …

Late Night Downtown Comedy at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Late Night Downtown Comedy at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons.
Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel Woods …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement

The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the …

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move Game Store

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday.
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the Bay Area’s favorite comedians. Also, this event is BYOB.
All this goodness is brought to you …

Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore
Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore

Come relax in the Heritage Lounge of 1300 on Fillmore and listen a free jazz performance during Saturday Night Live Music.
The band lineup will change weekly and they do take some Saturdays off so make sure to check the schedule to see who’s performing.
There is no cover …

Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Made Up Theatre
Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont

Come out for a night of big laughs as The 5 Play cast explores the fun, exciting, and silly nature of human relationships in an unforgettable show of completely improvised scenes and stories every Saturday at 10 pm.
5 Play will perform a fully improvised 45 …

The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF

Sid Singh hosts the craziest show in the city where you get to see standup, improv, and then you get on stage to do improv.
If you want, you can also just sit and laugh at the other people doing improv. No one is here to make …

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