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Sunday, August 5

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 ...

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, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (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 and Oakland ...Monthly

$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 ...Monthly

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. Target Free Sundays Typically the first Sunday of the month Asian ...Monthly

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 2019. 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 ...Every Sunday

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 ...

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 ...
San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Richmond
Sunday, August 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Nicholl Park
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical" | Richmond

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island” The Musical – A Toxic Tale of Corporate Corsairs, Swashbuckling Swindlers, and Big Buck Buccaneers ...

‘Paint Congress Blue’ Art & Action Festival | Oakland
Sunday, August 5 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mercury 20
'Paint Congress Blue' Art & Action Festival | Oakland
Given the state of the union, the Uptown Oakland arts community has united to politically energize people who want to help make change happen. Paint Congress Blue Art + Action Festival Sunday, August 5, 2018 | 3-7 pm Mercury 20 475 25th St. Oakland CA FREE – RSVP People who ...

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, ...
Student Hall Sundays at Capital One Cafe | Walnut Creek
Every Sunday – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One Cafe (Walnut Creek)
Student Hall Sundays at Capital One Cafe | Walnut Creek
Hitting the Books? Join the Study Hall Sunday at Capital One Cafe. Show your student ID to an ambassador and receive a complimentary hand-crafted beverage every Sunday when you come to our space to study. Limit one drink per student. Ask an Ambassador for more details. Student Hall ...
Delicious Market Recipes & Free Seasonal Tasting | Jack London Square
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Delicious Market Recipes & Free Seasonal Tasting | Jack London Square
With more than 40 vendors, the Jack London Square Farmers Market offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options. The Jack London Square Farmers Market is operated by CUESA at Oakland’s Jack London Square on Sundays from 10 am to 3 pm, year ...
$12 Bottomless Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF
$12 Bottomless Mimosa "Boozy Brunch" w/ Vegan Options | SF
Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar has a weekly weekend “Boozy Brunch” with live music & DJs plus complimentary mimosas (or “Brunch Punch”) to accompany your brunch on both Saturdays and Sundays. They have a full menu of gourmet-influenced Venezuelan dishes to go along with a ...
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. 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 Parade ...
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 ...
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 ...
Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party | Emeryville
Every Sunday – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Facebook
| Bay Street Emeryville
Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party | Emeryville
Bay Street is set to spice things up with the return of Salsa Sundays, a music series featuring a live salsa band and plenty of room to dance every Sunday from May 5 to August 25. Salsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party Sundays, May 5 ...
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 ...
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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