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Saturday, August 4

5th Annual 420 Games: 4.20 Mile, Yoga & Lagunitas Beer | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 4 – 8:00 am | Cost: $4.20*
*Use code FUNCHEAP to get 50% off on ticket purchase
| Golden Gate Park
5th Annual 420 Games: 4.20 Mile, Yoga & Lagunitas Beer | Golden Gate Park
The 420 Games is a series of runs, bike rides and other fun athletic events that advocate the responsible use of marijuana. The goal is help to de-stigmatize the millions of people who use marijuana in a positive manner via athletic achievement. Starting Saturday morning at ...
Martime Day: Live Music, Flea Market & Open Boat Tours | Sausalito
Saturday, August 4 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Galilee Harbor Community Association
Martime Day: Live Music, Flea Market & Open Boat Tours | Sausalito
In honor of Galilee Harbor’s 35th Anniversary, this cooperative/liveaboard/affordable housing community invites everyone to revel in the spirit of all that is maritime: Marine Flea Market buying, Traditional Boat-building Demos, Boat Rides and Floating Home Tours are just some of the things to do at ...

2018 World Dog Surfing Championships | Pacifica
Saturday, August 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Entering your dog ranges from $10 to $25
| Linda Mar State Beach
2018 World Dog Surfing Championships | Pacifica
The Dog Surfing World Championships takes place on the NorCal coast — where the concept for the sport originated with big thanks to the book that started it all – The Dog’s Guide to Surfing – bringing together dog surfing talent for charity. Dog surfers are invited to ...
2018 Fremont Festival of the Arts | Saturday
Saturday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fremont Festival of the Arts
2018 Fremont Festival of the Arts | Saturday

With nearly 400,000 guests, the annual Fremont Festival of the Arts is “the largest free outdoor festival west of the Mississippi,” covering more than four walking miles. The festival features over 700 top-quality artisan booths delight the most discerning shoppers, music lovers enjoy continuous music ...

1901 Edwardian Picnic & Vintage Dance In The Park | Alameda
Saturday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Lincoln Park
1901 Edwardian Picnic & Vintage Dance In The Park | Alameda
Pack a picnic lunch and head to beautiful Lincoln Park for an elegant Edwardian picnic among the roses in Old Alameda, followed by a vintage dance with live music. The celebrated Bangers & Mash will play an afternoon of beautiful waltzes and polkas to the latest ...
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...Monthly

Salesforce Transit Center Grand Opening Symposium | SoMa
Saturday, August 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Salesforce Transit Center
Salesforce Transit Center Grand Opening Symposium | SoMa
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects is hosting a symposium on Saturday, August 4, 2018 celebrating the grand opening of the Salesforce Transit Center in the Grand Hall, located at 425 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA. Due to overwhelming interest, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects has opened the ...
45th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair | Japantown
Saturday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
45th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair | Japantown

The Nihonmachi Street Fair considers itself the original “melting pot” of street fairs, with many aspects of Asian-Pacific American life—and San Francisco’s cultural life—expressed through performance, tradition, art, music, food, and community outreach and service. Over 30,000 festival attendees have made their way to the ...

2018 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Milpitas
Saturday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Milpitas Library
2018 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Milpitas

Once again, the most sought-after Filipino dish, the “Adobo”, is coming your way. The festival features performances from famous Filipino entertainers, competitions, cook-offs, games and a bazaar. 2018 Adobo Festival Sat-Sun, August 4-5, 2018 | 11 am to 7 pm 101 N Main St. between Windsor ...

2018 Annual Berkeley Comic Con | East Bay
Saturday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: $5 | North Berkeley Senior Center
2018 Annual Berkeley Comic Con | East Bay
The Berkeley Comic Con is very excited to bring this show to the comic collectors and comics readers of the Bay Area. This is an old-school show where comics, vintage and contemporary, are the sole focus. The Berkeley Comic Con was started by two local comic ...
Mount Sutro’s Hike: Walk & Tours | SF
Saturday, August 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve
Mount Sutro’s Hike: Walk & Tours  | SF
The hike will be taking the East Ridge Trail. The trailhead is hard to spot, but NAMI signs will be out there so you can find the trailhead. It is recommended to take a rideshare to get out there. Go to the intersection of Johnstone Drive ...
Indian Independence Day: Food, Fashion & Fun | San Jose
Saturday, August 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP
| Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
Indian Independence Day: Food, Fashion & Fun | San Jose
Largest Indian Independence day celebrations in the Bay Area.  There are activities for Everyone in the family and for all age groups.  Never before done, Sea Lion show, 20+ Mechanical rides, Dhoom Machale, Free, open air evening concert with a famous Bollywood entertainer, Sports, Dance ...
Bumble IRL Pop-Up Experience: Workshops, Fitness Classes & Treats | SF
Saturday, August 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Fort Mason Center
Bumble IRL Pop-Up Experience: Workshops, Fitness Classes & Treats | SF

Join Bumble and Girl & The Bay for a two-day immersive, one-of-a-kind pop-up experience at the beautiful and iconic Fort Mason Center. They’ve teamed up with Le Marais Bakery and some of the favorite local businesses to bring you Bumble IRL. From Date to Bizz to ...

Goorin Brothers Sample Sale + $10 Hats: Final Day | SF
Saturday, August 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for purchase. Hats as low as $10
| Goorin Bros. Pop-Up (Union St.)
Goorin Brothers Sample Sale + $10 Hats: Final Day | SF

Attention greater hat folks of the Bay Area, it’s time to stack ‘em high.  The Sample Sale returns to San Francisco with a new Pop-Up location on Union Street. Mark those calendars and arrive early as parking may be limited. Goorin Bros. Sample Sale August 2 ...

2018 Chinatown Alleyways Festival: Music, Dance & Art | SF
Saturday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Portsmouth Square
2018 Chinatown Alleyways Festival: Music, Dance & Art | SF
The ninth annual Chinatown Music Festival celebrates an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary music performances by locally and internationally recognized talents. The free afternoon music and alleyway festival brings together San Francisco residents and visitors alike and will feature an eclectic and inclusive mix of ...
“Playland-on-Balboa” Music & Art Festival | Richmond Dist.
Saturday, August 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Balboa & 35th
"Playland-on-Balboa" Music & Art Festival | Richmond Dist.
Join RDNC for live music, family activities, local artisans and great food at the 2nd Playland on Balboa Music Festival. The event is free and open to the community. Live music will be held at an outdoor stage as well as within the Balboa Theater, La ...
Free Succulent Planting at Anchor Public Taps: Hands-on Workshops | SF
Saturday, August 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP
| Anchor Public Taps
Free Succulent Planting at Anchor Public Taps: Hands-on Workshops | SF
Join Orchard Supply Hardware and Anchor Brewing at Anchor Public Taps for a free succulent planting event on Saturday, August 4 from 12-3 pm. No green thumb needed. Even the succulents, pots and soil are free. Orchard’s pros will lead the hands-on workshops every 30 minutes ...
MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
Saturday, August 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
Join artists Melissa San Miguel, Gisela Insuaste, Steve Piasecki, Keegan Roberson, and Jason Wyman in making posters, butterflies, and noisemakers to bring to the Art Procession. All art is family friendly and open to all ages. All materials provided by the artists. The event will take ...
AfroSolo in the Gardens: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Saturday, August 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
AfroSolo in the Gardens: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Trumpeter David Hardiman Sr. came up on the Indianapolis jazz scene in the early 1960s when it bristled with brilliant young players like trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, guitarist Wes Montgomery, and composer David Baker. And like the late Baker, one of jazz’s most revered educators, Hardiman spent decades ...

Every Saturday

Free UrbanPlay Family Fitness Class in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free UrbanPlay Family Fitness Class in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park

Bring the kids to a children’s one hour free fitness class that promotes healthy choices and active lifestyles using a combination of play and education at Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre rooftop park on top of the new Transit Center.
All ages are welcome.
Free UrbanPlay® …

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 9/17/18 …

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 Rooftop STEAM Science & Art Saturdays for Kids | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop STEAM Science & Art Saturdays for Kids | Salesforce Park

Free fun, creative, and challenging hands-on science and art activities, geared toward kids aged 4-9.
Free S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays
Every Saturday at 10:30 am | August 18 – October 27, 2018
Salesforce Park (Children’s Play Area), 425 Mission St., San Francisco
FREE

Free ‘UrbanKick’ Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 'UrbanKick' Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park

Get fit for free al fresco with classes provided by FitnessSF in Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre rooftop park on top of the new Transit Center.
This energetic, equipment-free class blends sports conditioning and kickboxing.
Best of all, there’s no pre-registration or membership required – just …

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 …

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 …

“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: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday.
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show
Every Saturday | 8 pm
It’s Your Move Game Store, 4920 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
$5
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the …

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