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August Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
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 ...

2018 Back to School Festival: Back to School Rally | Oakland
Sunday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration is required.
| Oakland City Hall
2018 Back to School Festival: Back to School Rally | Oakland
On Sunday, August 5, 2018, Oakland Natives Give Back, the City of Oakland’s Office of the Mayor, Oakland Fire IAF55, Oakland Police, PG&E, The Hair-Gym, Ace Kids Golf, Parks and Recreation and Oakland Unified School District. will host the 11th Annual “Attend & Achieve Back to ...

2018 Fremont Festival of the Art | Sunday
Sunday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fremont Festival of the Arts
2018 Fremont Festival of the Art | Sunday

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 ...

Space Fest 2018: Legendary Astronauts & Space Exhibits | North Bay
Sunday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Space Station Museum
Space Fest 2018: Legendary Astronauts & Space Exhibits | North Bay
The Space Station Museum in Novato holds its free annual Space Fest 2018 where you’ll get to meet legendary astronauts. This is a rare opportunity to talk with Astronauts who flew to the moon, piloted the Space Shuttle, walked in space and lived on the International Space ...
National Farmers Market Week 2018 | August 5-11
Sunday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
National Farmers Market Week 2018 | August 5-11
Join CUESA in celebrating National Farmers Market Week, August 5-11. Support local farms and food producers this week and year-round at CUESA’s farmers markets. National Farmers Market Week 2018 August 5-11, 2018 FREE Ferry Plaza Farmers Market in San Francisco on Saturdays (8 am to 2 pm) and Tuesdays ...
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 ...

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, August 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, August 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Free First Sunday Admission for main galleries: Normally $15 for general ...

Jerry Day 2018: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
Sunday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Jerry Day 2018: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
The 16th Annual Jerry Day is an annual civic and cultural event that celebrates one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time and San Francisco native son, Jerry Garcia and his Excelsior roots. The all day concert and festival takes place at the appropriately named “Jerry Garcia ...
45th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair | Japantown
Sunday, August 5 – 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
Sunday, August 5 – 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 ...

“Doggie World” Festival & Parade | 45th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair
Sunday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown
"Doggie World" Festival & Parade | 45th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair
The 7th annual Doggie World is a gathering place for the four-legged members of the community during the Nihonmachi Street Fair from 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday, August 5, 2018. Some highlights at this year’s Doggie World include pet vendors, rescues/adoptions, Ask the Dogtor, a ...
2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party | SF
Sunday, August 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party | SF
The August 5th event highlights include street soccer, where everyone can play and compete for prizes, a make-your-own slime booth, a book sale by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library,  an opportunity to move with Alonzo King LINES Dance Center at 2 pm, ...
2018 Nomadic Nectar Burner PlayaWear Sale: Festival & Fashion Sale | SF
Sunday, August 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE to Attend
| The Box Shop
2018 Nomadic Nectar Burner PlayaWear Sale: Festival & Fashion Sale | SF

Ready for the ultimate treasure trove of fun, affordable, and unique costumes for BM and beyond? The first Nomadic Nectar PlayaWear Sale of 2018 is here. You’ll get first pick on all the new styles for this season, gems for year around that express your ...

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's 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 ...

Bumble IRL Pop-Up Experience: Workshops, Fitness Classes & Treats | SF
Sunday, August 5 – 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 ...

Concert at the Lake: Oakland Municipal Band | Final Day
Sunday, August 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Pergola
Concert at the Lake: Oakland Municipal Band | Final Day

The 107th concert season of free performances by the Oakland Municipal Band kicks off on with a July 4th concert and continues on Sundays throughout the summer. The 35-piece band performs music from a variety of genres, including marches, classical, pop, big band, movies, international, show ...

The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Berkeley
Sunday, August 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No reservations are necessary
| Live Oak Park
The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Berkeley

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 avoid cursed gold. What should I expect? Why, expect the ...

Femi Kuti & the Positive Force: Afrobeat Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, August 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Stern Grove
Femi Kuti & the Positive Force: Afrobeat Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Femi Kuti is the heart and soul of modern Afrobeat. Femi’s father, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, created the style— a blend of traditional Nigerian drum patterns, the smooth groove of highlife and American soul, funk and R&B—and took it to the world, inspiring people with insistent dance ...

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, …

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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