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Saturday, August 23

“Cars & Croissants” Monthly Exotic Car Show | Santana Row
Saturday, August 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santana Row

Santana Row hosts “Cars & Croissants on The Row,” a monthly gathering for exotic car owners and car enthusiasts. We’re talking up to 50 cars like Ferraris, Maseratis, Lamborghinis, Aston Martins and more. Plus we’re told that there is often complimentary coffee and croissants while supplies ...

The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF
Saturday, August 23 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
| Laguna Honda Hospital
The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF

Take a sad song and make it better as The Beatles Choir brings cheer to the residents and staff of Laguna Honda Hospital through music, joy, laughter and the timeless songs of the Fab Four. Laguna Honda Hospital is a long-term, skilled nursing and rehabilitation ...

BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF
BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF

Join the BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza with over 2,000 dresses, tops, bandage skirts, cashmere, or find the perfect cocktail dress with sizes 0-12, all up to 70% off (with an additional 10% if you pay cash).
BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza
Saturday, August 23, 2014 | 10 am to 3:30 …

27th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Chinatown
27th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Saturday | Oakland

Schedule for Saturday, August 23, 2014
Cultural Stage

10:30 am: Lake Merrit Child Care Center (youth performances)
11:00 am: Nguyen Dance Company
11:30 am: Alameda Table Tennis Club Exhibition
Noon: Ben’s Shaolin Kung Fu Lion Dance Team (lion dance and martial arts demonstration)
12:30 pm: Opening Ceremonies
1:00 pm: Prescott Circus (youth …

2014 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Union City
Saturday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kennedy Park (Union City)
2014 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Union City

Ready to see some stars and sample some sisig? Then come out to Union City for the Annual Adobo Festival on Saturday and Sunday, August 23-24, 2014 Featuring performances from famous Filipino entertainers, competitions, cook-offs, games and a bazaar. 2014 Adobo Festival August 23-24, 2014 | 10 ...

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises. Old Oakland Tour: This tour explores the 1870s business district where carefully restored ...

Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Bayview
Saturday, August 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant
Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Bayview

Please Note: This tour will take place at the Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bayview, and not at Oceanside in the Outer Sunset, as was originally posted.

2014 Assyrian Food Festival & Parade: Saturday | San Jose
Saturday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Assyrian Church of the East
2014 Assyrian Food Festival & Parade: Saturday | San Jose

Eat, mingle and learn about the people whose ancestral homeland is known in history as“the cradle of civilization”at the 22nd Annual Assyrian Food Festival, a celebration of the rich culture and heritage of Assyrians. 2014 Assyrian Food Festival - Saturday, August 23, 2014 | 11 am ...

34th Annual Italian Family Festa: Saturday | San Jose
Saturday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Guadalupe River Park
34th Annual Italian Family Festa: Saturday | San Jose

The 34th Annual Italian Family Festa will take place in Guadalupe River Park and Gardens in Little Italy, San Jose’s backyard. Enjoy authentic Italian food, arts and crafts, a wine garden, family fun, bocce ball contests, culinary demos, a grape stomp, and other entertainment. 2014 Italian ...

2014 “Peace In The Park” Festival | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
2014

Peace in the Park festival brings together the diverse San Francisco and surrounding communities for a rejuvenating day of peaceful activities for all ages and backgrounds. The festival features local musicians and visual artists, Tai Chi, yoga, seminars, kids activities, and meditation.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
At …

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF
Saturday, August 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF

This waterfront market, run by the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA), has over 120 food, fruit, and vegetable vendors on Saturdays and the entire Bay as its beautiful backdrop. The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market operates year-round from 8 am to 2 pm. On ...

2014 Festival of Latin Culture: Live Music, Dance & Market | East Bay
Saturday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
2014 Festival of Latin Culture: Live Music, Dance & Market | East Bay

The 2014 Festival of Latin Culture day-long street fair celebrates Latin music, food, arts and crafts, dance and more from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturday, August 23, 2014.
Expect Latin music and dancing, family-friendly activities, over 30 vendor booths, historical and cultural programs, authentic …

24 Hours of Wandering: Ocean to Marshes to Office Parks | SF
Saturday, August 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Caltrain Station
24 Hours of Wandering: Ocean to Marshes to Office Parks | SF

The Wanderers Union invite you to the crown jewel event of the wandering season – the 24Z wandering known as “Raccoon,” starting at 11 am on Saturday, August 23, 2014.
This long-distance event will take you to 24 zones in 24 hours. You’ll visit a wide range …

Win Tix: 2014 First City Festival: 2-Day Pass (Beck / The National) | Monterey
Saturday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of two-day passes
| Monterey County Fairgrounds
2014 First City Festival: 2-Day Pass (Beck / The National) | Monterey

With headliners Beck, The National and 30+ bands on three stages, experience a weekend of music, food and fresh ocean air at the site of the iconic Monterey Pop Festival.  See the full lineup.
There’s also a Vaudeville variety stage and a full carnival with unlimited …

Free Chef Cooking Demo & Tasting | Embarcadero
Saturday, August 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Two Embarcadero Center
Free Chef Cooking Demo & Tasting | Embarcadero

Come to Plated, Embarcadero Center’s Saturday morning series of free intimate chef interviews and cooking demos featuring Farmer’s Market fresh items, complete with recipes for everyone to enjoy at home. Free, but an RSVP is required for each event. Tastes will be provided for the first 100 guests. ...

Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party: Food + Music Festival | SF
Saturday, August 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 20th Street Corridor
Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party: Food + Music Festival | SF

Get ready for a delicious summer feast and dance party with two stages of alt-indie bands and DJs curated by Noisepop, and food and drinks from some of the neighborhood’s top restaurants, businesses, and artisans including Flour + Water, Trick Dog, Central Kitchen, and more.

20th …

Anniversary Hike: 3 Peaks, 2 Stairways & 1 Pub | SF
Saturday, August 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Miraloma & Marne
Anniversary Hike:  3 Peaks, 2 Stairways & 1 Pub | SF

Come celebrate the anniversary of the fantastic San Francisco group hikes led by Jill Katz on Saturday, August 23, 2014.
Jill says: We will begin at Bus Stop (43) on Miraloma Dr & Marne Ave. After meeting up, we will explore Mount Davidson (1 peak), at 927 …

Eccentric Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Port Costa
Saturday, August 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All shows are free though donations are gratefully accepted.
| Port Costa
Eccentric Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Port Costa

“O Best Beloved” is a live outdoor stage play based on Rudyard Kipling’s “Just-So Stories.” It was named “Best Of Fringe” at the 2013 San Francisco Fringe Festival. Featuring original songs, slapstick antics, eccentric characters and colorful scenery, the six actors will satiate your curiosity ...

SF Mime Troupe: Political Satire in the Park | Berkeley
Saturday, August 23 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Frances Willard/Ho Chi Minh Park
SF Mime Troupe: Political Satire in the Park | Berkeley

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 55th season with more free, lively satire performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2014 production “Ripple Effect.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2014 Free political theater & music in parks all over the Bay ...

2014 Golden Bear Day: Cal Football & Sports Pep Rally | UC Berkeley
Saturday, August 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | California Memorial Stadium
2014 Golden Bear Day: Cal Football & Sports Pep Rally | UC Berkeley

Fans of all ages are invited to the second annual Golden Bear Day presented by Bug Zappers Pest Control where they can meet many of their favorite Cal student-athletes, take photos and get autographs on Lisa and Douglas Goldman Plaza and on the concourse level …

SF’s The Frail: Electro-Indie Concert | Amoeba SF
Saturday, August 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
SF's The Frail: Electro-Indie Concert | Amoeba SF

SF’s own The Frail will play a live set at Amoeba SF in celebration of their first full-length album LoveDeathLegend (out 8/26 on Kobalt). Defying traditional genre classification, the group’s electro-tinged cuts toe the line between a falsetto homage to Michael Jackson and the hyper-literate …

Win Tix: Privilege, Murder & Sausage: Solo Theatre Performance | SF
Saturday, August 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| The Marsh (San Francisco)
Privilege, Murder & Sausage: Solo Theatre Performance | SF

The Marsh San Francisco presents a tale of privilege, murder, and sausage with the world premiere of The Scion, performed by award-winning performer Brian Copeland (Not a Genuine Black Man, The Waiting Period).
Copeland employs his razor sharp wit to explore the roles of privilege and …

Music in the Park: Beach Boys Tribute Band | Danvile
Saturday, August 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oak Hill Park
Music in the Park: Beach Boys Tribute Band | Danvile

The Town of Danville is proud to announce the 29th annual Music in the Park concert series. Music in the Park began 28 years ago with just a handful of people in attendance, and has grown over the years to a thriving event with thousands ...

The Village Art Walk: Live Painting, Music & Movies | San Jose
Saturday, August 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Evergreen Village Square
The Village Art Walk: Live Painting, Music & Movies | San Jose

The San Jose art scene is spreading to the village. New artists will gather in Evergreen with live classic rock music at 6:30 pm and a movie screening at 8:30 pm. Each month may be a bit different, but expect lots of live painters, and community booths full ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Redwood City
Saturday, August 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sequoia High School
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Redwood City

For the 32nd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present The Taming of the Shrew, a feast of wit, outrageous clowning, and crazy plot twists in Renaissance-era Padua, Italy, as Kate and Petruchio meet, fight (a lot), and eventually negotiate their way through a “subversive and ...

Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay
Saturday, August 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Halley Hill Observatory
Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay

Sunset is at 7:49 pm, and the gates close at 10 pm.

Film Night in the Park: “Bullitt” | Union Square
Saturday, August 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Union Square Park
Film Night in the Park:

Kick back with the “King of Cool” with our fine city, San Francisco as the supporting co-star in the 1968 action thriller Bullitt with the anti-hero of the ’60s and ’70s, Steve McQueen.

Film Night in the Park: “The Legend of Hercules” | Marin
Saturday, August 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| San Anselmo Creek Park
Film Night in the Park:

Every summer Film Night in the Park puts on free outdoor movies in parks throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and projected on a giant outdoor screen. Arrive early, spread out a blanket, and picnic ...

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Saturday, August 23 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pappy's
Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley

Pappy’s Bar in Berkeley presents a Saturday Night Comedy Showcase, every second and fourth Saturday of each month. Berkeley’s free stand-up comedy showcase features comedians from all around the Bay Area at 8:30 pm, followed by a DJ that will keep the party going. So get some laughs ...

Robin Williams Tribute: “Jumanji” Renegade Drive-In Movie Night | North Bay
Saturday, August 23 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Meetup and donations are accepted.
| Old Hamilton Theater Building
Robin Williams Tribute:

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: 20th Street After Party: House DJ Jacques Greene | Public Works
Saturday, August 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $12.
| Public Works
20th Street After Party: House DJ Jacques Greene | Public Works

Lucky for you, the party doesn’t stop at 20th Street. Come on down to The Public Works for the 20th Street After Party featuring Jacques Greene (live), an enigmatic house producer who has collaborated across various styles from Jimmy Edgar, to Tinashe, to The xx, …

Win Tix: Summer Soul Celebration: Live Music & Rock ‘n Roll Storytime | The Chapel
Saturday, August 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $18 adv / $20 door
| The Chapel
Summer Soul Celebration: Live Music & Rock 'n Roll Storytime | The Chapel

San Francisco’s longest running storytelling series joins dance music experts Marc & The Casuals to bust a move and a groove with an evening of stories, comedy, soul music, and surprises.
The night starts promptly at 8:30 pm with stories by some of our favorite …

Free A’s Post-Game Pixar’s ‘The Incredibles’ Fireworks Show | Oakland
Saturday, August 23 – 9:05 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A's Post-Game Pixar's 'The Incredibles' Fireworks  Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game ends, whether the A’s win or lose. There’s no need to pay ...

Sunday, August 24

2014 Aloha Celebrity Races & Polynesian Festival | Santa Cruz
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Wharf
2014 Aloha Celebrity Races & Polynesian Festival | Santa Cruz

Celebrate the aloha spirit at the Santa Cruz Wharf at the 22nd annual Aloha Outrigger Races and Polynesian Festival.
2014 Aloha Celebrity Races & Polynesian Festival
Sunday, August 24, 2014 | 9 am to 5 pm
Santa Cruz Wharf
FREE
At 9 am, the action starts in the water with a series of outrigger …

2014 ODC Dance Family Day: Free Dance & Pilates Classes | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | ODC Dance Commons
2014 ODC Dance Family Day: Free Dance & Pilates Classes | SF

Show off your sashay at the 2014 ODC Dance’s Family Day, a special open house for children and adults of all ages to sample free classes, enjoy refreshments, talk to faculty and parents, and have your child try out some placement dance classes.
There’s even a free Pilates class …

2014 Caltopia: Free Massages, Haircuts & Performances | UC Berkeley
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility
2014 Caltopia: Free Massages, Haircuts & Performances | UC Berkeley

Caltopia is an annual free two-day campus festival at the start of the UC Berkeley school year that’s free for the entire community (you don’t have to be a student) happening from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday and Monday, August 24-25, 2014. It ...

2014 Korea Day: Art, Performances & Workshops | Asian Art Museum
Sunday, August 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Asian Art Museum
2014 Korea Day: Art, Performances & Workshops | Asian Art Museum

Round up your favorite folks for the ultimate family-friendly Korean-style festival from 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday, August 24, 2014.
Global interest in Korea has expanded beyond K-pop and TV dramas to encompass hangul (the Korean alphabet), hansik (Korean food) and hanbok (traditional Korean clothing). On …

27th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Chinatown
27th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Sunday | Oakland

Schedule on Sunday, August 24, 2014
Cultural Stage

11:00 am: Advance Day Care Center (children’s group performances)
11:30 am: Alameda Table Tennis Club Exhibition
Noon: Gadung Kasturi Balinese Dance and Music
12:30 pm: Alice & the Wave All-Star Entertainment Group (Vegas-style show with band featuring Chinese pop songs)
1:00 pm: Ballet …

2014 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Union City
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kennedy Park (Union City)
2014 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Union City

Ready to see some stars and sample some sisig? Then come out to Union City for the Annual Adobo Festival on Saturday and Sunday, August 23-24, 2014 Featuring performances from famous Filipino entertainers, competitions, cook-offs, games and a bazaar. 2014 Adobo Festival August 23-24, 2014 | 10 ...

Festival of the Chariots 2014 | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow
Festival of the Chariots 2014 | Golden Gate Park

The “Festival of the Chariots,” known throughout India as the “Ratha Yatra” festival, has been performed for thousands of years in Puri, India, and today it is celebrated in all major cities through out the world. More than 3,000 people attend each year in San …

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Mission District
Sunday, August 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Mission District

Mission District Sunday Streets | August 24, 2014
Roving entertainment:

Bubblegirl

McCoppin Hub Plaza:

Pat Wilder Blues Band and Hiwatters Surf Band: 12 to 3 pm

Valencia between Duboce and 14th:

LocalGrow: Interactive Gardening
Live music by Some Good Music
Info Booths including: Sierra Club, Mutual Responsibility, La Casa de las Madres, Rebuilding …

2014 Assyrian Food Festival & Parade: Sunday | San Jose
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Assyrian Church of the East
2014 Assyrian Food Festival & Parade: Sunday | San Jose

Eat, mingle and learn about the people whose ancestral homeland is known in history as“the cradle of civilization”at the 22nd Annual Assyrian Food Festival, a celebration of the rich culture and heritage of Assyrians. 2014 Assyrian Food Festival - Saturday, August 23, 2014 | 11 am ...

34th Annual Italian Family Festa: Sunday | San Jose
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Guadalupe River Park
34th Annual Italian Family Festa: Sunday | San Jose

The 34th Annual Italian Family Festa will take place in Guadalupe River Park and Gardens in Little Italy, San Jose’s backyard. Enjoy authentic Italian food, arts and crafts, a wine garden, family fun, bocce ball contests, culinary demos, a grape stomp, and other entertainment. 2014 Italian ...

Sunday Assembly: Atheist Communty Sing & Meetup | East Bay
Sunday, August 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Humanist Hall
Sunday Assembly: Atheist Communty Sing & Meetup | East Bay

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the fourth Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Free Outdoor Yoga Class | Ocean Beach
Sunday, August 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Java Beach House
Free Outdoor Yoga Class | Ocean Beach

Yoga teaches us to “not be moved by external forces.” Regardless of distractions; one should remain focused. With that in mind, yoga teacher Tony Eason will offer four yoga sessions in four very different settings around San Francisco during August 2014. Bring your own mat ...

Car-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley
Sunday, August 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
Car-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley

Sundays on Telegraph closes Telegraph Avenue to cars between Durant Avenue and Dwight Way, and opens it to restaurant seating, music, street vendors, and more from noon to 5 pm, July 13 to September 21, 2014. Come enjoy the beautiful weather, food, crafts, and everything else that Telegraph ...

Volunteer at Stern Grove: Free Seating, Parking & Snacks | Final Day of 2014
Sunday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Stern Grove
Volunteer at Stern Grove: Free Seating, Parking & Snacks | Final Day of 2014

Want free reserved seating, reserved parking, and free beverages and snacks during a Stern Grove event this summer? All you have to do is volunteer. Volunteer positions include ushers, information booth staffers, bike valet, donation collectors, greeters, set up/take down experts and much more. >> Sign ...

Win Tix: 2014 FraggleFest: 20+ Breweries, Live Music & Pet Adoptions | Oakland
Sunday, August 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $10
| Linden Street Brewery
2014 FraggleFest: 20+ Breweries, Live Music & Pet Adoptions | Oakland

FraggleFest is a music and beer festival being held at Linden Street Brewery to celebrate the life of “Fraggle,” the kindhearted guy who founded Beer Revolution in Oakland who recently passed. All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Rocket Dog Rescue in Fraggle’s …

Awesöme Orchestra & The Dear Hunter Front Man’s New Symphony Premiere | Berkeley
Sunday, August 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please consider contributing for beer and drinks, but they will be free of charge.
| Firehouse Art Hangar
Awesöme Orchestra & The Dear Hunter Front Man's New Symphony Premiere | Berkeley

Awesöme Orchestra Collective is back at one of their favorite haunts, the Firehouse Art Hangar in Berkeley. To participate musically, you must sign up on the form here with your name and instrument(s). Feel free to come and just listen, too and bring any friends.
They’re going …

2014 Ukranian Festival: Music, Dance & Martial Arts | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, August 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
2014 Ukranian Festival: Music, Dance & Martial Arts | Golden Gate Park Band

Come out for Ukranian-American Day with the Golden Gate Park Band for Ukranian music, singing, and dancing.
The Program features leading Ukrainian performers from the Greater Bay Area and Sacramento in authentic regional costumes performing traditional Kozak folk dances (incl. the world-renowned Hopak), songs and music …

SF Mime Troupe: Political Satire in the Park | Berkeley
Sunday, August 24 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Frances Willard/Ho Chi Minh Park
SF Mime Troupe: Political Satire in the Park | Berkeley

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 55th season with more free, lively satire performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2014 production “Ripple Effect.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2014 Free political theater & music in parks all over the Bay ...

International “Go Topless” Day Celebration 2014 | Dolores Park
Sunday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
International

If you decide to break out the ta-tas on Sunday, you might have a lot of company.  It’s International “Go Topless” Day on August 24, 2014, a celebration and protest demanding equal topless rights for all started by a hedonistic UFO religious group called the ...

Stern Grove Festival 2014 Finale: ’60s Rockers “The Zombies” | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival 2014 Finale: '60s Rockers

Legendary 60′s psychedelic rock group The Zombies close out the 77th Season.
San Francisco-based indie folk group Vetiver opens the show.

Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Noe Valley
Sunday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All shows are free though donations are gratefully accepted.
| Noe Valley Town Center
Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Noe Valley

“O Best Beloved” is a live outdoor stage play based on Rudyard Kipling’s “Just-So Stories.” It was named “Best Of Fringe” at the 2013 San Francisco Fringe Festival. Featuring original songs, slapstick antics, eccentric characters and colorful scenery, the six actors will satiate your curiosity ...

Win Tix: Banjo & Mandolin Musical: Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” | Berkeley
Sunday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Ashby Stage
Banjo & Mandolin Musical: Shakespeare's

Just how far will you go for love? Enjoy a provocative and fresh musical approach to this Shakespeare classic.
A group of artists will create a musical landscape that delves into this tale of passion and mistaken identity. Banjo, guitar, mandolin, violin, washboard, drums and accordion …

Jazz in the Park: Music, History & Jam | Emeryville
Sunday, August 24 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Doyle-Hollis Park
Jazz in the Park: Music, History & Jam | Emeryville

The Oakland Public Library presents a summer jazz, history and jam series on Sunday afternoons from July 13 – August 31, 2014. Summer jazz concerts kick-off with a performance by a featured artist from 3-4 pm, followed by a history of jazz with jazz musician Randy Moore ...

En Vogue Dance Class: Girl Groups Flash Mob | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $6 | LEVYstudio
En Vogue Dance Class: Girl Groups Flash Mob | SF

You might not be ready for this jelly, but The Girl Groups Flash Mob is coming. Seven girl groups will be repping in one glorious, bootylicious hit-filled medley including En Vogue, Spice Girls, TLC, Salt-N-Pepa, Destiny’s Child, Pussycat Dolls and Danity Kane. The Flash Mob is ...

Punk Cooking: Recipes Paired with Music | Omnivore Books
Sunday, August 24 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Punk Cooking: Recipes Paired with Music | Omnivore Books

Theresa Wahl, chef-owner of L.A.’s Auntie Em’s Kitchen, showcases her simple and beloved recipes for breakfast, brunch, and dessert in a cookbook that celebrates seasonal and local flavors.
Drawing inspiration from her past as a punk guitarist, Wahl pairs her recipes with a playlist, sharing her …

Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill
Sunday, August 24 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Thee Parkside
Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill

Original Famous Twang Sundays is a free, all-ages concert series at Thee Parkside in Potrero Hill. Come by every Sunday; there’s always a fresh traditional or contemporary live act and a surprise special to purchase from the kitchen.

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Redwood City
Sunday, August 24 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sequoia High School
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | Redwood City

For the 32nd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present The Taming of the Shrew, a feast of wit, outrageous clowning, and crazy plot twists in Renaissance-era Padua, Italy, as Kate and Petruchio meet, fight (a lot), and eventually negotiate their way through a “subversive and ...

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, August 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...

Win Tix: Solo Sunday Theatre: “Black Virgins Are Not for Hipsters” | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Stage Werx Theatre
Solo Sunday Theatre:

Celebrating its fifth year, Solo Sundays is a recurring series of some of the Bay Area’s top solo playwrights each showcasing work that will become full length shows.
The August 24th lineup includes “Black Virgins Are Not for Hipsters” by Echo Brown, “Deal With The Dragon” …

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, August 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...

Every Saturday

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rec Field: Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Come and play outdoors, in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting, and melting into the ground. Join up every Saturday for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation for body, mind, and spirit.
Purusha yogis teach free yoga on Saturday mornings in Golden Gate Park at 11 am,  as part of …

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 …

Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13
Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13

Sure, Lucky 13 is always loaded with free popcorn and goldfish, but if you’re looking for something more sustainable with your rockabilly and punk on the jukebox, be sure to drop by their free BBQ on the outdoor patio from 4-7 pm every Saturday from June …

Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide
Every Saturday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks.
Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide

The Riptide hosts a bingo party, every Saturday, which runs from about 6 pm to just after 8 pm. There are 3 rounds; you can win drinks, prizes, and the final blackout round prize is a $50 bar tab.
When O-69 gets called, everyone playing bingo …

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