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This Weekend: Aug 8 - Aug 9, 2015

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Saturday, August 8

Win Tix: The Summer Crystal Fair | Walnut Creek
Saturday, August 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Funcheapers pay just $6 (that's $2 off the regular price of $8) Tickets good for admission both days.
| Civic Park Community Center (Walnut Creek)
The Summer Contra Costa Crystal Fair is a magical mix of crystals, minerals, beads, jewelry, and the healing arts. It takes place six times a year in two different locations. With around 40 vendors at each show, there are thousands of items available at affordable prices. Vendors from ...
Andy Goldsworthy at the Presidio: A Guided Sculpture Hike | SF
Saturday, August 8 – 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, August 8 – 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 ...

Pistahan: Fil-Am Arts, Culture & Trade Expo | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Saturday, August 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Pistahan: Fil-Am Arts, Culture & Trade Expo | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Celebrating Filipino and Filipino-American arts and culture, the 22nd annual Pistahan features several art pavilions and stages highlighting contemporary and traditional music, dance, art, crafts, cuisine, and artifacts. A trade expo offers products unique to the Philippines, including foods, books, jewelry, clothes and products for ...
Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, August 8 – 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 ...

Aesop Amuck: Silly Storytelling Musical Adventure | Hayward
Saturday, August 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All shows are free though donations are gratefully accepted.
| Hayward Memorial Park
Aesop Amuck: Silly Storytelling Musical Adventure | Hayward

A merry band of actors will pull up in a FluxWagon, unfold their stage before your very eyes, and perform for you and yours their wildly delightful adaptation of Aesop’s Fables, with live original music, plenty of pratfalls, and all sorts of silliness. Free, but donations are ...

Shakespeare in the Park: “Macbeth” | Oakland
Saturday, August 8 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Shakespeare in the Park:

Vallejo Shakespeare in the Park (VSP) presents its annual Shakespeare festival with performances of Macbeth by William Shakespeare, directed by Clinton Vidal. Each event will have picnic style seating; please bring a blanket to sit on. No chairs will be allowed, except for a handicapped section. ...

“Heavy Breathing” Absurd Artist-Led Fitness Class & Dance Party | Oakland
Saturday, August 8 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Omni Commons

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 ...

Sunday, August 9

“Kidchella 2015″ Kids Summer Music Festival: The Hipwaders | Redwood City
Sunday, August 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square

For three summer Sundays each year, kindie (that’s kid indie) rock artist Andy-Z will be the Master of Music and Play by bringing his high energy to Courthouse Square in Redwood City. Kids can rock out and dance in a safe and fun environment and enjoy live ...

Pistahan: Fil-Am Arts, Culture & Trade Expo | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Sunday, August 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Pistahan: Fil-Am Arts, Culture & Trade Expo | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Celebrating Filipino and Filipino-American arts and culture, the 22nd annual Pistahan features several art pavilions and stages highlighting contemporary and traditional music, dance, art, crafts, cuisine, and artifacts. A trade expo offers products unique to the Philippines, including foods, books, jewelry, clothes and products for ...
Very Vegan Sundays | SoMa
Sunday, August 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Very Vegan Sundays | SoMa

After a successful Vegan Super Bowl and back by popular demand, Funcheap and SoMa StrEat Food Park are starting a new tradition, Very Vegan Sundays. We’ll have lots food trucks, popup vendors, vegan beer, vegan Mimosas, and lots of vegan specials. Join up with hundreds of fellow ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 9 – 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, ...

Volunteer at Stern Grove 2015: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF
Sunday, August 9 – 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 ...

49ers 2015 Training Camp Open Practice | Levi’s Stadium
49ers 2015 Training Camp Open Practice | Levi's Stadium
The San Francisco 49ers will hold 11 training camp sessions before the start of the football season, and the team’s August 9, 2015 camp practice at Levi’s Stadium is open to the public by way of a random drawing. Free, but you must register by 5 pm ...
Music of Dimitri Shostakovich & Friends | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, August 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Music of Dimitri Shostakovich & Friends | 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 ...

Stern Grove Festival: Morris Day & The Time | SF
Sunday, August 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival: Morris Day & The Time | SF
Legendary funkmaster Morris Day returns as front man for The Time, bringing the party to the Stern Grove Festival stage. Known for the hit “Jungle Love” and for their appearance in the Prince film Purple Rain, The Time merges pop-infused funk and soul into a ...
Aesop Amuck: Silly Storytelling Musical Adventure | Glen Park
Sunday, August 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All shows are free though donations are gratefully accepted.
| Glen Park
Aesop Amuck: Silly Storytelling Musical Adventure | Glen Park

A merry band of actors will pull up in a FluxWagon, unfold their stage before your very eyes, and perform for you and yours their wildly delightful adaptation of Aesop’s Fables, with live original music, plenty of pratfalls, and all sorts of silliness. Free, but donations are ...

Shakespeare in the Park: “Macbeth” | Oakland
Sunday, August 9 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Shakespeare in the Park:

Vallejo Shakespeare in the Park (VSP) presents its annual Shakespeare festival with performances of Macbeth by William Shakespeare, directed by Clinton Vidal. Each event will have picnic style seating; please bring a blanket to sit on. No chairs will be allowed, except for a handicapped section. ...

Dodgeball Power Hour & Bad Music Sing-Along | Mission Dist.
Dodgeball Power Hour & Bad Music Sing-Along | Mission Dist.

The World Dodgeball Society has made a mission out of giving the childhood standby a seriously cool update. Their motto is “Winning is for losers.” Open gym is a one-hour pickup session to try the game out and test the waters and enjoy a good old fashioned power hour ...

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 …

Maker Saturdays: Hands-On Family Projects | Marin
Every Saturday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Maker Saturdays: Hands-On Family Projects | Marin

The Summer Maker Series is a free weekly 3-hour event for makers of all ages happening from noon to 3 pm every Saturday, June 20 through August 22, 2015 .
Come make, share and learn with hands-on activities. Bring your creativity and ideas, we’ll supply enough projects …

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 …

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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