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This Weekend: Jul 30 - Jul 31, 2016

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Saturday, July 30

2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason

The San Francisco Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will offer runners, spectators and health and fitness enthusiasts alike a variety of activities and opportunities to enjoy the excitement of race weekend, get deals on the latest endurance gear, learn tips on getting the most out ...

2016 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships
2016 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 31st Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find something for everyone, from the giant creature kites as big as houses, to the free kite making and ...

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. Please note, due to Outside Lands Music Festival, the date has been ...
NorCal Summer 2016 Cosplay Gathering | San Mateo
Saturday, July 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: $5 | Coyote Point Recreation Area
NorCal Summer 2016 Cosplay Gathering | San Mateo
For those who have never been to a NorCal Cosplay Gathering before, the purpose is for cosplayers and photographers to meet up in a scenic location to get some great pictures, make new friends, and visit with long-time friends outside of the chaos of a ...
Treasure Island Flea “Hawaii in July” Festival | SF
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea “Hawaii in July” Festival | SF
The Treasure Island Flea goes island-style for two days in July. First 500 each day get lei’d First 500 each day get a complimentary lei to jumpstart your Hawaii-July experience! Happy Hour 10am-11am After you’ve received free lei, head over to the TI Flea Tiki Bar for 2 ...
The Great Mac and Cheese Melt-Off | SF
The Great Mac and Cheese Melt-Off | SF
Experience the biggest Fête du Fromage in San Francisco. More than eight of the best food trucks and pop-up shops will be mixing up mouthwatering mac and cheese specials all day long. Who will be the mac and cheesiest? Cast your vote for the chancellor of cheese, ...
Playground Grand Re-Opening: Fun Activities, Raffles & Free Taco Lunch | SF
Saturday, July 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| Rosa Parks Elementary School
Playground Grand Re-Opening: Fun Activities, Raffles & Free Taco Lunch | SF
Join the San Francisco Shared Schoolyard Project and Supervisors Mark Farrell and London Breed at Rosa Parks Elementary School for an exciting kick-off event marking the grand re-opening of the schoolyard for the public to use on the weekends. Free, but an RSVP is appreciated. This event will include ...
2016 Summer Festival of Knowledge: Fitness, Gardening, Cooking & Jazz | Oakland
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | African American Museum & Library (Oakland)
2016 Summer Festival of Knowledge: Fitness, Gardening, Cooking & Jazz | Oakland

Come out for the African American Museum & Library at Oakland’s summer session of the Festival of Knowledge. The two day event will include workshops and a meet and greet with local health and beauty experts, exercise gurus, doctors and nurses, chefs, urban gardeners, nutritionists, yoga ...

2016 Flagging in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 30 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | National AIDS Memorial Grove
2016 Flagging in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Come enjoy the sun, music, flora, and friends in the beautiful National AIDS Memorial Grove. This event is open to all flow artists – fanning, flagging, poi, staff, hoopers and their supporters. Flags are available to use or you can just relax and take in the ...
Magic Meadow Pagan Harvest Ritual “Lammas 2016” | Golden Gate Park
Magic Meadow Pagan Harvest Ritual
Celebrate the Pagan Lammas ritual in the Magic Meadow of Golden Gate Park at 1 pm on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Please bring vegetarian food, and drinks to the ritual. In addition, please bring a cup for making toasts. 2016 Lammas Day Ritual Intention: With our hopes, our fears, and our ...
Tom Rigney & Flambeau Showing Off Their New Orleans Grooves | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, July 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Tom Rigney & Flambeau Showing Off Their New Orleans Grooves | Yerba Buena Gardens
The Bay Area shares long and passionate ties with Louisiana, a bond exemplified by this raucous double-bill. Tom Rigney and Flambeau features some of the finest musicians on the roots music scene, including Rigney, an electrifying violinist and composer with a gift for putting an ...
$5 Artist-Led Clarion Alley Street Art & Mural Tours | Mission Dist.
Saturday, July 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Sliding scale donation starts at $5 per person
| Clarion Alley
$5 Artist-Led Clarion Alley Street Art & Mural Tours | Mission Dist.

Running just one block (560 ft long and 15 ft. wide), Clarion Alley is a unique destination for street art and murals in San Francisco, with over 700 murals created since 1992. Clarion Alley Mural Project gives voice to disenfranchised communities and provides a visual ...

The Queerest Library Ever: A Guided Tour | SF Main Library
Saturday, July 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
The Queerest Library Ever: A Guided Tour | SF Main Library
Join them for a guided tour of the 20th Anniversary Exhibition of the Hormel LGBTQIA Center. They will start the tour in the Hormel Center on the Third Floor of the Library, learning about the beginnings of the campaign to build the first Center in ...
Cadillac Bar & Gril Reunion & Live Mariachi Party | SoMa
Saturday, July 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cadillac Bar & Grill
Cadillac Bar & Gril Reunion & Live Mariachi Party | SoMa
The Cadillac Bar & Grill is hosting a Cadillac reunion this July for all their old Cadillac customers to get together and bring back the good old times. They’ll have live mariachis from 7-9 pm, $5 food & drink specials, and lots of Cadillac memories. Come ...
Live Music At The Presidio: Kronos Quartet | The Presidio
Saturday, July 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Live Music At The Presidio: Kronos Quartet | The Presidio
Experience events that capture the spirit and vitality of the Presidio, the past and the present. For more than 40 years, San Francisco’s Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet and its non-profit Kronos Performing Arts Association have re-imagined and redefined the string quartet experience through thousands of concerts, more ...
The Bestival: SF’s Insane Three-Day Comedy Festival | SF
Saturday, July 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free tickets for Big Rec Taproom & Milk Bar for Facebook RSVP.
| All Over San Francisco
The Bestival: SF's Insane Three-Day Comedy Festival | SF

SF Weekly’s Best Comedy Troupe award winners Sylvan Productions present The Bestival. It’s 15 Shows. 3 Days. 40 Comedians – and a collection of their favorite shows, featuring their favorite comedians from across the country with comedians that have appeared on Conan, Comedy Central, Vice, ...

Campo Maldito: Darkly Comic Play About Gentrification | Tenderloin
Campo Maldito: Darkly Comic Play About Gentrification | Tenderloin

Angry ghosts are disrupting business at a tech startup in the Tenderloin district of San Francisco. When the young CEO hires a Santeria priest to purify the office, he gets more than he bargained for. A darkly comic fable about the cost of gentrification and ...

Harry Party: This Is As Hogwarts As It Gets | SF
Saturday, July 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books and Music
Harry Party: This Is As Hogwarts As It Gets | SF
Join in on the evening of July 30th, 2016 to celebrate the return of Harry Potter in his 8th story. Harry Potter and The Cursed Child Parts One and Two Special Rehearsal Edition Script goes on sale at midnight on July 31st, so they want ...
Win Tix: “Keep It Going” The Comedy Show | Murphy’s PUb
Saturday, July 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Murphy's Pub
Named after a phrase you’ll hear often in stand-up, Keep It Going is a new comedy show brought to you by Nightlife on Mars and Learn From Me. > Get Tickets – $5 The great comedy lineup for July 30th features Kate Willett (SF Sketchfest, Montreal Comedy ...
Win Tix: Rising Local Indie Rock “EagleWolfSnake” | Starry Plough
Saturday, July 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Starry Plough
EagleWolfSnake is full of members from some of Funcheap’s favorite local bands like Music For Animals and The Hundred Days making it a perfect little super group for the summer. Performing with Sunhaze and Great Highway. > Get Tickets – $10 (21+) “Danceable rock/pop ear candy” – The Bay Bridged
Final Night: 22nd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland
Saturday, July 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $12 | NIMBY
Final Night: 22nd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland

The 2016 Brainwash Movie Festival is an eclectic show of (mostly short) movies curated from all over the world that you drive-in, bike-in, or walk-in to. The festival kicks off with drive-in nights on July 22-30, 2016 at Nimby (8410 Amelia St, Oakland). A must see again this year, ...

Win Tix: San FranDisco: Epic NuDisco Music Festival with Giorgio Moroder | The Midway
Saturday, July 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Midway
SanFranDisco is a tribute to both the nostalgic 70’s roots and the thrilling rebirth of nudisco – a once in a lifetime lineup of over 15 legendary producers, live bands, and cutting edge nu-disco DJs on two Funktion One sound systems and two outdoor HUSHcast ...
Win Tix: “BoatCrash” Magic School for Wizard People | The Booksmith
Saturday, July 30 – 10:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Booksmith
If you grew up anxiously waiting in line for hours and hours for the next book about a certain not-yet-man magic person with a certain shape-shaped scar on his face, then this Boat Crash: Nocturnal Emissions Edition event may just be for you. Get Tickets – ...

Sunday, July 31

The 2016 San Francisco Marathon | Best Viewing Locations
Sunday, July 31 – 5:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch and cheer
| Sports Basement (Presidio)
The 2016 San Francisco Marathon | Best Viewing Locations
See your favorite runner or cheer all of them on as they get closer to the finish line of the San Francisco Marathon on Sunday, July 31, 2016 which starts at (gulp) 5:30 am. The annual Health & Fitness Expo takes place on Friday and Saturday, ...
$1.31 Ice Cream Scoop Day | Baskin Robbins
$1.31 Ice Cream Scoop Day | Baskin Robbins

Make every 31st the sweetest day of the month as Baskin Robbins celebrate their favorite number with scoops for $1.31 and two-scoop sundaes for $3.31. Stop by Baskin-Robbins on the 31st of January, March, May, July, August, October, and December as well for $1.31 scoops and $3.31 ...

Artists Guild of San Francisco: Oldest Outdoor Art Collective | Yerba Buena Gardens
Sunday, July 31 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Jessie Square)
Artists Guild of San Francisco: Oldest Outdoor Art Collective | Yerba Buena Gardens
The Artists Guild of San Francisco is the oldest outdoor art collective in the country. Guild artists speak directly with the public about their artwork, explaining technical details, creative decisions, and other aspects of producing a painting or sculpture.
Harry Potter: Pajama Party & Breakfast | SF
Sunday, July 31 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Folio Books
Harry Potter: Pajama Party & Breakfast | SF
Welcome back your favorite wizard with an early morning pajama party. They’ll be serving up breakfast treats, Hogwarts-worthy activities, and, of course, copies of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II, the latest installment in the beloved series. Free, but an RSVP is ...
2016 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships
2016 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 31st Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find something for everyone, from the giant creature kites as big as houses, to the free kite making and ...

“Hawaii in July” Treasure Island Flea | SF
Sunday, July 31 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
“Hawaii in July” Treasure Island Flea | SF
The Treasure Island Flea goes island-style for two days in July. First 500 each day get lei’d First 500 each day get a complimentary lei to jumpstart your Hawaii-July experience! Happy Hour 10am-11am After you’ve received free lei, head over to the TI Flea Tiki Bar for 2 ...
Win Tix: Yelp’s “The Grape Escape” Wine Tasting Celebration | Sonoma
Sunday, July 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN | Buena Vista Winery
Sure, the summer is packed with outdoor concerts, camping trips, and so much sun you just can’t handle it. You know what you really need? A getaway from all these getaways. That’s where The Grape Escape comes in. > Get Tickets – $20.00 This tour through majestic Sonoma ...
2016 Kinky “Up Your Alley” Fair | SoMa
Sunday, July 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a donations are requested.
| Dore Alley
2016 Kinky
This is no indie hipster fair with hand-knit scarves and folk music… If rubber, sportswear, biker gear, skinheads, punks, or any variety of built, hairy men turns you on, then they’ve got it. In their own words, you won’t find a filthier event in the States. 2016 ...
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, July 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Please note, due to Outside Lands Music Festival, the date has been moved to July 31st.
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, July 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Get ready for yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, a lively atmosphere and ...

Braunch Party: Free Family-Friendly Activities, Food and Drinks | Oakland
Sunday, July 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Bring cash for special deals.
| Spice Monkey Restaurant
Braunch Party: Free Family-Friendly Activities, Food and Drinks | Oakland
Shift Local invites you to party in Oakland with awesome, open-minded and forward-thinking neighbors in the Bay Area to benefit DreamCatcher – a safe place for at-risk youth – a program by Alameda Family Services. Celebrate the unity in community. This is all-inclusive, diverse and family-friendly. ...
19th Annual Progressive Festival | Petaluma
Sunday, July 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Walnut Park
19th Annual Progressive Festival | Petaluma
Activists from all over Northern California join forces to help fight for social change at the annual Progressive Festival in Petaluma. Expect speeches on a variety of social causes, live music and informational booths/tables by many social justice, environmental, labor, and community organizations. 19th Annual Petaluma Progressive Festival Sunday, July 31, 2016 ...
2016 Porchfest: 50+ Historic Porches, Live Music & Food Trucks | Napa
Sunday, July 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Napa
2016 Porchfest: 50+ Historic Porches, Live Music & Food Trucks | Napa
Out of the garage and onto the porch, the annual Napa Porchfest is here with free, live music on over 50 porches in historic neighborhoods of Napa. Porches have been selected and matched up with local bands ranging in styles from indie, bluegrass, New Wave pop, surf ...
Pokemon Go Toy Drive & Crawl | Oakland
Sunday, July 31 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EndGame
Pokemon Go Toy Drive & Crawl | Oakland
Pokemon Go has been sweeping the world getting hundreds of thousands of people out, interacting with, and making new friends. There are groups doing dog walks while they play, people downloading apps that donate per mile walked, and people dropping lures around children’s hospitals. They ...
The Great San Francisco Hike: 5 Year Anniversary | SF
Sunday, July 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Parnassus & Willard
The Great San Francisco Hike:  5 Year Anniversary | SF
Come celebrate the anniversary of the fantastic San Francisco group hikes led by Jill Katz with a challenging but casual 6 mile hike exploring some amazing peaks, and then celebrate with tasty beverages. The Great San Francisco Hike “Hike It Up” 5-Year Anniversary Sunday, July 31, 2016 | 1-4 pm Meeting ...
Oakland Municipal Band Concerts at the Lake | 2016 Season
Sunday, July 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Pergola
Oakland Municipal Band Concerts at the Lake | 2016 Season

The 105th concert season of free performances by the Oakland Municipal Band kicks off on with a July 4th concert and continues on Sundays throughout the summer. The 35 piece all professional band is led by music director Troy Davis in what has become a significant ...

Every Saturday

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

Lululemon Athletica invites you to free Summer Yoga sessions every Saturday morning from May to September at Park Valencia across from Left Bank Brasserie.
Registration begins at 8:30 am, and class begins at 9 am.

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.

“The Evolution of Pong” Console History Exhibit | Digital Game Museum
Every Saturday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Digital Game Museum

“The Evolution of Pong” is a new exhibit, officially opening on March 12, focuses on Pong, from Arcade to Home. On display are 14 different Pong consoles, technical data sheets, a facsimile of a rare pre-production Odyssey repair manual, and two video clips of vintage advertising introducing …

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.
Bring along a mat, blanket, friend, child, or even your doggie. Purusha yogis teach free yoga on Saturday …

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 …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show & Happy Hour | SF

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 …

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 – 9:00 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 9 pm.
Using an audience suggestion, 5 Play will perform …

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