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Sunday, August 13

August Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Sunday, August 13 – 6:15 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am.
| Muir Woods National Monument
August Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

40th Annual Musical Saw Festival: “Saw-Off” Contest & Workshop | Santa Cruz
Sunday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Parking in Felton is $10
| Roaring Camp
40th Annual Musical Saw Festival: "Saw-Off" Contest & Workshop | Santa Cruz

The 40th Annual Musical Saw Festival will have continuous “cutting edge” music (ha ha), a potluck, a “Saw Off” contest, a Chorus of the Saws, and even a free workshop for those who want to learn to saw (musically, of course), in Felton, CA, located ...

2017 Dahlia Show: Sunday | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
2017 Dahlia Show: Sunday | Golden Gate Park

The Dahlia Society of San Francisco will hold their annual Dahlia Show at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, August 12, 2017, and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, August 13, 2017. The ...

2017 Banana Festival: Live Entertainment & Art Activities | Sacramento
2017 Banana Festival: Live Entertainment & Art Activities | Sacramento

Sacramento Banana Festival is a two-day family-friendly celebration of the diverse cultures that use the banana as food. The Banana Festival is multicultural extravaganza, featuring delicious foods from the Caribbean, Central America, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Africa and Pacific Rim cultures, as well as traditional festival ...

Drink Steam Week 2017 Kickoff | August 13-20
Sunday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Most events are free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer
| San Francisco Bay Area
Drink Steam Week 2017 Kickoff | August 13-20

Anchor Brewing Company will once again celebrate America’s first craft beer, Anchor Steam, with the return of Drink Steam Week from August 13-20, 2017 with events, drink specials, limited-release pours and happenings across the country (but mostly here in San Francisco) to celebrate Anchor’s rich history. Drink ...

How to Enjoy Outside Lands 2017 for Free | SF
Sunday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to enjoy outside the fence
| Polo Field, Golden Gate Park
How to Enjoy Outside Lands 2017 for Free | SF

If you missed out on buying tickets, or simply didn’t want to drop mega money for tickets to the 2017 Outside Lands Music Festival, you can head to the park and usually listen to the festival for free. Please note, as of 8/9/17, the 3-day passes and ...

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's "Presidio Picnic" Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2018. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

Volunteer at Stern Grove 2017: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF
Sunday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration is required.
| Stern Grove
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2017: 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 ...

Free Symphony in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 13 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Symphony in the Park | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the new direction of Robert Calonico, presents its 136th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most ...

“Shakespeare or Space Wars” Final Outdoor Theater of 2017 | Sonoma
Sunday, August 13 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| San Antonio Park
"Shakespeare or Space Wars" Final Outdoor Theater of 2017 | Sonoma

Each year the Samuel Peaches Peripatetic Players travel the Bay Area with FluxWagon, their folding mobile stage. In 2017’s adventure, the Players can’t decide whether to tackle the high art tragedy of “Romeo and Juliet” or that other popular tale of star-crossed destiny, “Star Wars: ...

’60s Rock, R&B Superstars “WAR” at Stern Grove | SF
Sunday, August 13 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
'60s Rock, R&B Superstars "WAR" at Stern Grove | SF
Musical melting pot “WAR” became a permanent part of America’s musical landscape as one of the first successful bands to fuse rock, jazz, Latin, and R&B, creating hits such as “Low Rider,” “Spill The Wine,” and “Why Can’t We Be Friends?” San Francisco natives Malo are ...
2017 Stanford Football Open Practice & Fan Fest | Palo Alto
Sunday, August 13 – 2:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Stadium
2017 Stanford Football Open Practice & Fan Fest | Palo Alto
The Cardinal invite your whole family to the annual Open House to watch an open football practice, meet the coaches and players at Stanford, plus participate in fan activities from 2:45 pm pm to 6:30 pm on Sunday, August 13, 2017. Activities begin with an open practice at the Elliott Practice ...
Shakespeare in the Park: “Titus Andronicus” | Oakland
Sunday, August 13 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Shakespeare in the Park: "Titus Andronicus" | Oakland

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

Outside Lands 2017: The Who + Lorde | Free Live Streaming Video
Sunday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Everywhere
Outside Lands 2017: The Who + Lorde | Free Live Streaming Video

Couldn’t get tickets for Outside Lands this year? Don’t worry, you can avoid the crowds and porta-potties, and watch from comfort of your home. Enjoy the magic of Outside Lands all from the comfort of your recliner. Grab an assortment of friends, cheeses, and vino ...

Free Kids Day: “The Three Musketeers” Outdoor Theater Performance | San Rafael
Sunday, August 13 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for 18 years and under only.
| Forest Meadows Amphitheatre
Free Kids Day: "The Three Musketeers" Outdoor Theater Performance | San Rafael
Marin Shakespeare Company, Marin County’s professional and award-winning outdoor summer Shakespeare festival, continues its 28th season with “The Three Musketeers.” Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of the classic novel by Alexander Dumas is a comic, swashbuckling adventure for all ages. This new version introduces Sabine, D’Artagnan’s sister. At this ...

Every Sunday

“Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Heart of the City" Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza

Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, …

Free Summer Yoga Sundays | Emeryville
Every Sunday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Free Summer Yoga Sundays | Emeryville

Prepare for the upcoming week with an exhilarating Free Yoga session sponsored by Athleta at Bay Street.  Yoga will take place every Sunday morning from June through the end of August.
Free Summer Yoga Sundays
Sunday, June 3 to August 26, 2018 | 10 am to 11 am
Bay …

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over.
Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor …

Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera
Every Sunday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Town Center Corte Madera
Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera

Town Center Corte Madera celebrates summer with the Annual Summer Music Series, set to take place every Sunday June 3rd through August 26th from Noon-2 pm with a great lineup of music that will appeal to all ages.
Summer Outdoor Music Series
All Sundays from June to August …

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Sunday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Point Bonita Lighthouse
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands

Meet Point Bonita docents along the lighthouse trail. This hidden, historic setting offers breathtaking views and many stories of what life was like living at the head of such perilous waters.
A secret jewel of the Bay Area, the Point Bonita Lighthouse, built in 1855, was …

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels.
The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you …

Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights

See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides.
Victorian Walking Tour
Every Sunday | 2 pm
1801 Bush, 1801 Bush St., SF, CA
Free, but donations are accepted.
On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll …

Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill
Every Sunday – 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.

Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights

Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon.
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam
Every Sunday | 4-7 pm
The Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland Ave., SF, CA
FREE
Jamming happens …

The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Starry Plough
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley

The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a weekly all-ages matinee concert series from 4-7 pm every Sunday.
The show is free, but donations are welcome. The pub opens at 2 pm. There is a large selection of beers and full kitchen with satisfying pub staples like …

Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF

Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club taught by Jade Ford.
Juggling Club
Most Sundays | 5-8p
Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF
Free, …

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