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Saturday, August 23

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 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
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 ...
The Great Brownie Bake-Off at Ardenwood Historic Farm | Fremont
The Great Brownie Bake-Off at Ardenwood Historic Farm | Fremont
Pay tribute to Mildred “Brownie” Schrumpf, the creator of the brownie, by testing out her original recipe against a modern one and crown the chocolatey, chewy winner at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont. The program is free, but Ardenwood admission fee applies: $3 for adults (18+ years), ...
Free Concert: Drake Bell of Nickolodeon’s “Drake & Josh” | Emeryville
Saturday, August 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early to get a wristband to secure a spot in the plaza and a chance an autograph
| Bay Street Emeryville
Free Concert: Drake Bell of Nickolodeon's "Drake & Josh" | Emeryville
Bay Street is set to host a live performance from Drake Bell. The star of Nickelodeon’s “Drake & Josh” will perform tracks from his hit album Ready, Steady, Go?, as well as greet fans and sign autographs prior to the concert. This free performance is part of ...
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

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 ...

Drought Talk: A California Wake Up Call | North Bay
Saturday, August 23 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Model Visitor Center
Drought Talk: A California Wake Up Call | North Bay
Some say it is the worst drought in the past 50 years. Some say it is the worst in recorded history. Either way we know that it is going to have some profound impacts on our way of life, the economy, the environment, and more. What ...
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 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area. San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2019 Free political theater & music in parks all over the Bay Area Various dates: Begins ...

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 ...
Opening Day: “Queen of the Amazons”: Theatre in the Park | Berkeley
Saturday, August 23 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Hinkel Park
Opening Day: "Queen of the Amazons": Theatre in the Park | Berkeley

Actors Ensemble with Berkeley’s Inferno Theatre present William Shakespeare’s “King Lear.” Adapted and directed by Giulio Cesare Perrone, this ensemble production condenses and intensifies this seminal family tragedy with striking visuals, physicality and live music. 2015 Performance Dates All performances start at 4 pm Saturday and Sunday, August 22nd ...

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)
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 ...
Photography Show & Free Japanese Snacks & Sake | SF
Saturday, August 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Big Umbrella Studios
Photography Show & Free Japanese Snacks & Sake | SF
Big Umbrella Studios is throwing a viewing party of their very first SF Bay Area photo contest and you can vote for the top photo while enjoying free Japanese foods and snacks along with Japanese sake and tea. Free, but an RSVP is required. This party is for anyone ...
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: "Bullitt" | Union Square
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: "The Legend of Hercules" | Marin

The San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation (SFNTF) produces the popular Film Night in the Park outdoor film series. The 2018 season includes two films in Dolores Park, one in Union Square and one in Washington Square Park. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and ...

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: "Jumanji" Renegade Drive-In Movie Night | 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. The shows begin with a 20+ minute pre-show with trailers and a cartoon. There’s a ...

Soul Clap: Open Bar & DJ Tribute to Soul Music | SF
Saturday, August 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free all night with an RSVP
| Mercer
Soul Clap: Open Bar & DJ Tribute to Soul Music | SF
Mercer presents the second edition of “Soul Clap,” a night dedicated to soul music. It’s free all night and there is an open bar from 9-10 pm. Free all night with an RSVP Music by: Platurn – The 45 Sessions A 20 year veteran of the DJ game, Platurn has ...

Every Saturday

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. Free Community Yoga Class Every Saturday | 10 am Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA FREE Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome. Updated 3/13/19 ...
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks. Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front ...
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are encourage and appreciated.
| Mozilla SF
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Join the tour every Saturday at 10 am, rain or shine, in front of the Mozzilla office, 2 Harrison St (Embarcadero and Harrison), next to the Bay Bridge and Pier 26. Walk around the Financial District in San Francisco telling stories about how everything connected with ...
$12 Bottomless Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF
$12 Bottomless Mimosa "Boozy Brunch" w/ Vegan Options | SF
Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar has a weekly weekend “Boozy Brunch” with live music & DJs plus complimentary mimosas (or “Brunch Punch”) to accompany your brunch on both Saturdays and Sundays. They have a full menu of gourmet-influenced Venezuelan dishes to go along with a ...
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal understanding ...
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Every Saturday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Rum tasting if you bring your dog
| Tripp Distillery
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Oceanfront Distillery where Rum & other Spirits are made right in front of the bar where spirit tastings and cocktails are on hand. If you bring your dog, you get free tasting of their Rums. There may also be food truck onsite on Saturdays of something ...
“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" Underground Comedy Show | 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 ...
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10 | It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland
Critical Hit is hosted by Erik Krasner, Hayden Greif-Neill and Jim McVeigh at It’s Your Move Games & Hobbies in Temescal for over 4 years and still going strong. Every week, some of our favorite comedians are invited to perform. Along with the producers, you can ...
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