Home » Archive by Day

Events for August 26, 2017

< Friday, August 25 Sunday, August 27 >

Saturday, August 26

All the Bay’s Protests, Marches & Creative Alternatives | SF
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
The right-wing group, Patriot Prayer’ “Freedom Rally” in Crissy Field on Saturday was canceled – but has has sparked a massive response and tons of counter-protests in San Francisco including a big free concert with Michael Franti of Spearhead at Civic Center, a dog poop protest, and ...
Neighborhood Tree Planting Party & Community Potluck | Excelsior
Saturday, August 26 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Excelsior Playground
Friends of the Urban Forest is planting 160 trees in Excelsior on Saturday, August 26th. Come and join them for a day of planting trees with the community, and enjoy a community potluck lunch after. No experience is needed — they’ll supply tools and guidance. Wear ...

Run with an Olympian: HIIT & Run with TrackGirlz & Virgin Sport | Berkeley
Saturday, August 26 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
This is your chance to run with an Olympian. At this event, you’ll learn Track and Field inspired movements and proper running mechanics from the TrackGirlz Fitness and Nutrition expert, Jennifer Nash Forrester, Olympian and Founder, Mechelle Lewis Freeman, Olympian Deena Kastor and Olympian Alysia ...
Treasure Island Flea’s “Dog Days of Summer” | SF
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | TreasureFest (Treasure Island)
TI Flea celebrates the ‘Dog Days of Summer’ with a special doggie-themed Flea. From yappy hour to a doggie wedding and more, bring Fido along and get your Flea on. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday. Special August ...
Warehouse Clearance Sale: Clothing, Lingerie & Sleepwear Blowout | South SF
Saturday, August 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Caramel Cantina Warehouse
Are you ready for $1 panties, $2 bras, $2 slippers, $4 purses, $4 leggings, $4 yoga pants, $5 flat irons, $5 hoodies, $8 zip hoodies, $2 t-shirts, camis, blouses and $4 dresses? They’re clearing out the warehouse before their move – save big on brand new ...
Create a Massive “End Hate” Human Banner | Walnut Creek
Saturday, August 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Civic Park
Women’s March Contra Costa invites you to join them in peacefully standing together to create a human banner that will declare “END HATE!” Their letters will be 75 ft. tall, stretching across the ball field, filled with people united by a desire to combat divisiveness. Arrive ...
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Flour + Water | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, August 26 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Chef Evan Allumbaugh’s appreciation for Italian cuisine was a long time coming; he was making homemade pasta for his parents at age 11 at home in Orange ...Every Saturday

Dew NBA 3X Tournament | Justin Herman Plaza
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero Plaza

Dew NBA 3X is an elite 3×3 basketball competition infused with unique basketball lifestyle and entertainment elements. The competition in San Francisco will be on August 26 and 27, 2017. According to Facebook there’s free food and music, too. NBA 3X, the League’s global 3-on-3 ...

50th Anniversary Goethe Institut Open House: Poetry Slams & Beer Tastings | SF
Saturday, August 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Goethe-Institut San Francisco
For 50 years, Goethe-Institut San Francisco has been celebrating German culture and language by organizing events in and around the Bay Area. On Saturday, August 26, the organization will commemorate the 50 year anniversary of being in San Francisco. An entire day filled with music, poetry ...
“San Francisco Against Hate” March on Alamo Square | SF
Saturday, August 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Alamo Square Park
The Patriot Prayer “Freedom Rally” at Crissy Field and their planned press conference at Alamo Square Park have both bene canceled. Here’s one of the larger protests that are taking place at Alamo Square which looks like it’s taking place regardless if Patriot Prayer will be there or ...
F*ckFest X: Outdoor Punk Festival by the Bay | SF
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Indiana & Tulare

This is the 10th year of this free off-the-radar punk festival that’s been put on in San Francisco after other F*ckFests have popped up in New Jersey, Colorado, and Los Angeles. Due to the erratic (some say combustible) nature of punk bands, the lineup will ebb-and-flow ...

Poco Dolce’s 7th Annual Chocolate Tasting Week | SF
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Poco Dolce Chocolates

Come join the 7th Annual Tasting Week from August 21 to 26, 2017. They are always testing out new flavors and recipes at Poco Dolce Chocolates & Confections. They are a local confections kitchen that specializing in handmade bittersweet chocolates. The 7th Annual Tasting Week ...

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Lukes Local | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, August 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Nick Rappoport is a Bay Area native who began his career as an apprentice under Chef Manuel Azevedo of La Salette Restaurant in Sonoma. An integral part ...Every Saturday

Saturday Indie Rock Concert in the Park | McLaren Park
Saturday, August 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Rock out with four fantastic indie rock bands at this free Saturday afternoon concert in McLaren Park. The Bye Bye Blackbirds are a Funcheap favorite. The Trip Wire Band The American Professionals Sweet Chariot The Bye Bye Blackbirds – Torchbearers for harmony laden guitar pop in the 21st century, The ...
Cocktails & Charity Fundraiser: Live Organic Rum Distillation & Spirits Tasting | Pacifica The couple who owns the Tripp Distillery distills Organic Spirits by hand in their 220 gallon Copper Pot Still about 10 feet in front of their beautiful Redwood Bar where you can enjoy free spirit tastings & purchase craft cocktails and bottles if you like. ...
“LovedUp” Mobile Dance Counter Rally & March | SF
Saturday, August 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
Bring an FM boom box and join a few thousand others in creating the world’s largest mobile soundsystem; as we join together to protest in the universal language of ‘shake yo ass’. US: We bring a mobile, portable FM radio station and broadcast as many bangin, ...
“826 Day” 15th Anniversary Block Party | Mission Dist.
Saturday, August 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Valencia and 20th
You’re invited to a community block party hosted by 826 Valencia on… you guessed it… 8/26! It’s called, “826 Day” and for their 15th anniversary, they’re doing it big. A whole city block big. Join in for a celebration of the community that has made their last ...
Massive Peace Rally with Michael Franti & Spearhead | Civic Center
Saturday, August 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
A big gathering, “Peace, Love and Understanding,” is planned for Civic Center Plaza on Saturday, August 26, 2017 as a counter-rally to the Patriot Prayer rally at Crissy Field. The family-friendly Civic Center concert and rally is supposed to be free of political speeches and instead will ...
Stay Inn with Casper: Book a Nap for Faux-tel Staycation | Oakland
Saturday, August 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Jack London Square

Why go out when you can stay in? Casper is hitting the road and bringing a sleepy staycation to your city. Check in to their faux-tel to check out of reality — and try the mattress, pillow, and sheets firsthand. Pro-tip: Don’t dive into the ...

Peace Gathering & March at Grace Cathedral |SF
Saturday, August 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
There will be a service of readings and prayers that will begin at 12:30 p.m. with a welcome by the Very Rev. Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young, dean of Grace Cathedral. The service will include three speakers who have worked for peace and justice: Rita Semel, the ...
Paula West Jazz in the Park | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, August 26 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
San Francisco jazz singer Paula West possesses a strikingly beautiful voice, a full, velvety, caressing contralto. But it’s the expansive body of music she explores with her exquisite instrument that makes her one of the most consistently enthralling singers on the scene. Whether West interprets Bob ...

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 1/28/2020 ...
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 ...
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 ...
“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 ...
< Friday, August 25 Sunday, August 27 >