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This Weekend: Jul 11 - Jul 12, 2015

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Saturday, July 11

Final Day: Performance Art in a Tiny Mobile Art Studio | SF
Saturday, July 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | NEMA
Final Day: Performance Art in a Tiny Mobile Art Studio | SF

San Francisco has launched a new Living Innovation Zone (LIZ). The project, called Studio 1, is a mobile art studio that will be activated by a series of Bay Area artists giving lectures and performances working in the space. The installation will be up for seven weeks ...

Andy Goldsworthy at the Presidio: A Guided Sculpture Hike | SF
Saturday, July 11 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Main Post (Presidio)
Andy Goldsworthy at the Presidio: A Guided Sculpture Hike | SF

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 visit each of park’s four installations by the world-renowned artist: Spire (2008), Wood ...

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, July 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. In addition to shopping for one-of-a-kind items, there are food and craft beers ...

Hops on Fire: Spicy Food & IPA Festival | SoMa
Hops on Fire: Spicy Food & IPA Festival | SoMa
How high can you climb on the Scoville Scale: Jalapeño? Cayenne? Habanero? Perhaps even Bhut Jolokia – the infamous ghost pepper? Come test your palate at San Francisco’s inaugural spicy food and IPA festival – Hops on Fire. Funcheap and SoMa Streat Food Park are teaming ...
Banksy’s “Haight Street Rat” Leaves San Francisco
Saturday, July 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 836M
Banksy’s “Haight Street Rat” Leaves San Francisco
836M Gallery brought Banksy’s “Haight Street Rat” back to the city of its origins after it was almost lost due to anti-graffiti laws. July 11, 2015 is your last chance to check out this legendary work up close and personal. The owner of The Red Victorian, which had ...
Free Beginner Parkour “Urban Ninja” Class
Saturday, July 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location
Free Beginner Parkour

SF Parkour hosts a free Beginner’s Parkour Class at noon on the second Saturday of each month. It is geared towards first timers and lasts 1.5 hours. Location: Each month the location rotates through Sunnyvale, UC Berkeley and the Embarcadero in SF. Please check the ...

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, July 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm
Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF

Come join a volunteer work party at The School Farm every second Saturday from noon to 4 pm to lend a hand and learn about farm work. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, even for moral support and comic relief. They will provide some ...

Schwabacher Summer Opera Concert | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Saturday, July 11 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Schwabacher Summer Opera Concert | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
For a sneak peak at opera’s most promising young talent there’s no better place than the Schwabacher Summer Concert. The Merola Opera Program has been mentoring brilliant budding vocalists for more than half a century, and its track record sings for itself, with graduates such ...
Free Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF
Saturday, July 11 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hamilton Playground
Free Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF

Circus Bella is a full-force, non-stop 60-minute kaleidoscope of thrilling feats of balance and strength, elegance demonstrations of grace and poise, and outrageous humor of slapstick antics. The circus showcases static trapeze, rope walking, a 9-person juggling act, contortion, hula hoop, original clowning and more. ...

“The Pleasure Principle” Absurd Artist-Led Fitness Class & DJ | Oakland
Saturday, July 11 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Real Time & Space

Heavy Breathing is a summer series of free critical theory seminars in the form of absurd, artist-led conceptual fitness experiences while jogging, swimming, restraint training, practicing yoga, and more. Feel the burn from June 18 to August 30, 2015 around the SF Bay Area. Heavy Breathing invites ...

Final Day: “95 Rituals” inkBoat Experimental Dance Theater | Hyde St Pier
Saturday, July 11 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hyde Street Pier
Final Day:
“Ritual is another word that needs a new definition… Ritual, as I use the term, refers to an artistic process by which people gather and unify themselves in order to confront the challenges of their existence.” ~ Anna Halprin 95 Rituals culminate in a series of ...
2015 Beast Crawl: 150 Authors, 30 Venue, 3 Hours | Oakland
Saturday, July 11 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Beer Garden
2015 Beast Crawl: 150 Authors, 30 Venue, 3 Hours | Oakland
Uptown Oakland’s Beast Crawl will hold its annual free literary festival featuring more than 150 writers in a single night, spread out at 30 East Bay venues over 3 hours on July 12, 2014. Local galleries, bars, restaurants, cafés, and storefronts will host dozens of events, including ...
Free Sexy Comedy & Pizza Night | SF
Saturday, July 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 50 Mason Social House
Free Sexy Comedy & Pizza Night | SF

You want some hot comic after comic action? Yeah, you do. Do you like your comics to put out… jokes? Mmm, sounds hot. Do you like it so hard you can’t take it anymore… from laughter? Yes, yes, yes you do. Not only that, but there is ...

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, July 11 – 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
Please note the July 2015 sea chanty singalong is July 11th (not July 4th) due to the holiday.

Sunday, July 12

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, July 12 – 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. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Tenderloin
Sunday, July 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin
This densely populated neighborhood houses the highest number of families with children, has one of the highest rates of car-free households, and has the least amount of park space per capita in San Francisco. Few neighborhoods make a better case for transforming streets into recreational ...
Very Vegan Sundays | SoMa
Sunday, July 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Very Vegan Sundays | SoMa
Event Details Certified Vegan Mimosas by glass or carafe Vegan Beer Specials Live jazz from The Cabaret of Red and Blue featuring guest artists Pepe Jacobo and Mark Armenta from Bamboo Sponsored by RadPad, who will be supplying Beer pong and fun games! Vegan Vendor Lineup Hella Vegan Eats: Festive Vegan ...
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2015: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF
Sunday, July 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Stern Grove
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2015: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF

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 ...

Salute to African American Composers & Artists | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, July 12 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Salute to African American Composers & Artists | Golden Gate Park Band

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 133rd season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm and are free and open to the public. All concerts feature music of specific ...

Circus Bella and Prescott Circus Theater | Union Square
Sunday, July 12 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Circus Bella and Prescott Circus Theater | Union Square
Presented by Union Square Live, the Picklewater Free Circus Festival returns for its sixth year at Union Square. The Picklewater Free Circus Festival is a free festival of circus arts featuring some of the best in Circus Arts from around the bay area, the festival will ...
Stern Grove Festival: Hawai’i Music Fest with Amy Hanaiali’i | SF
Sunday, July 12 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival: Hawai’i Music Fest with Amy Hanaiali'i | SF
Beloved worldwide for her unmatched vocal range and charm, Amy Hānaiali‘i remains the top-selling female vocalist in Hawai’i. Sharing the stage is the Stern Grove Festival Orchestra conducted by Matt Catingub, who has guest conducted for symphony orchestras across country. Led by kumu hula Kawika Alfiche, San ...
Free Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF
Sunday, July 12 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Free Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF

Circus Bella is a full-force, non-stop 60-minute kaleidoscope of thrilling feats of balance and strength, elegance demonstrations of grace and poise, and outrageous humor of slapstick antics. The circus showcases static trapeze, rope walking, a 9-person juggling act, contortion, hula hoop, original clowning and more. ...

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 2015 at Park Valencia in front of Maggiano’s.
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.

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 …

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. Get lubricated with $3 Blue Moons
When …

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley

Comedian Johan Miranda presents a Saturday Night Comedy Showcase, every Saturday night at Pappy’s Bar in Berkeley.
This free stand-up comedy showcase features comedians from all around the Bay Area at 8:30 pm followed by a DJ dance party.

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 …

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