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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
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 ...
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to seven Bay Area museums, two Sacramento museums and to more than 220 cultural institutions nationwide, for the first full weekend each month including the de ...Monthly

Salesforce Transit Center Grand Opening Symposium | SoMa
Saturday, August 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Salesforce Transit Center
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 ...
2018 Annual Berkeley Comic Con | East Bay
Saturday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: $5 | North Berkeley Senior Center
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
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
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

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.)

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 ...

“Playland-on-Balboa” Music & Art Festival | Richmond Dist.
Saturday, August 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Balboa & 35th
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
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
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 ...
The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Santa Clara
Saturday, August 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No reservations are necessary
| City Plaza Park

> EVENT UPDATE: This event is no longer taking place. Join and be the navigator in the “Shiver We Timbers: A Peripatetic Pick-Yer-Own Pirate Adventure.” The fifth annual summer touring production will be a pirate-themed,participatory play. Sail with the peripatetic players in search of treasure, but ...

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, August 4 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...Monthly

2018 Frida Kahlo Festival: Frida Kahlo “HERstory” | SF

Celebrate the 111th birthday of Frida Kahlo and her love affair with San Francisco during Fiestas Fridas, an annual festival taking place at locations throughout the Mission District, and new for 2018, additional venues are participating around the Bay Area. Be sure to wear flowers in your hair. All ...

An Interactive Art Experience: Paint Your Cake & Eat It Too | Berkeley
Saturday, August 4 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 4th Street Fine Art
They invite the guests to enjoy a painting experience. All painting supplies will be provided. The subject matter will be a cupcake. The guests will select a cupcake, create a watercolor painting on paper, enjoy the cupcake with a beverage, experience the art at the ...
Afro-Cuban Dance Party with CMC Cuban Charanga Ensemble | SF
Saturday, August 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Community Music Center
Come dance, listen, hang out and experience smoking Cuban charanga music at Community Music Center, it’s free. CMC’s own Cuban Charanga Ensemble will be performing as part of the Mission Arts Performance Project (MAPP). There will be two sets of swinging Cuban dance music, from ...
Film Night in the Park: 2018 Kick-off “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” | Dolores Park
Saturday, August 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Mission Dolores Park

The San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation (SFNTF) produces the popular Film Night in the Park outdoor film series. For 2019 they have combined with Sundown Cinema to create one big free film series. 2019 Outdoor Movie Schedule: Star Wars (1977), Friday, July 12, Dolores Park – ...

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, August 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF Maritime National Historical Park

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...Monthly

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 ...
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