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Sunday, August 12

SF’s New Transbay Transit Center Opening Day | AC Transit + Muni
Sunday, August 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bus fare required, of course.
| Salesforce Transit Center
SF's New Transbay Transit Center Opening Day | AC Transit + Muni
After starting off slow with a soft launch of just the 5 Fulton back in December and then four more muni lines in June, the New Transbay Terminal (aka “Salesforce Transit Center”) opens officially on August 12, 2018 – including the Grand Hall, rooftop park ...
2018 Stafford Lake Bike Park Dual Slalom Race | Novato
Sunday, August 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*No registration required for spectators. Parking fee is $10 per vehicle.
| Stafford Lake Bike Park
2018 Stafford Lake Bike Park Dual Slalom Race | Novato

Join the inaugural summer dual race series at Stafford Lake Bike Park. Come enjoy prizes, music, smiles, and rippin’ riding at California’s premier public dual slalom course. This event is ideal for ages 10 and up though riders of all ages are welcome. All skill ...

23rd Annual Aloha Festival | San Mateo
Sunday, August 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free festival, but parking is $15 (cash only).
| San Mateo Event Center
23rd Annual Aloha Festival | San Mateo

Get a feel for the islands at the 2018 Aloha Festival with music, dance, food, and culture from Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, and all over the Pacific. The Pacific Islanders of the San Francisco Bay Area offer their talents in music and dance during this free ...

41st Annual Musical Saw Festival: “Saw-Off” Contest & Workshop | Santa Cruz
Sunday, August 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Roaring Camp
41st Annual Musical Saw Festival: "Saw-Off" Contest & Workshop | Santa Cruz

For great music that’s a cut above the rest, come to the 41st annual International Musical Saw Festival, Saturday and Sunday, August 11th and 12th, 2018, in beautiful Santa Cruz. The main stage will have continuous music from 10 am until 5:00 pm including the ...

2018 Banana Festival: Live Entertainment & Art Activities | Sacramento
2018 Banana Festival: Live Entertainment & Art Activities | Sacramento

Sacramento Banana Festival is a two-day family-friendly celebration of the diverse cultures that use the banana as food. The Banana Festival is multicultural extravaganza, featuring delicious foods from the Caribbean, Central America, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Africa and Pacific Rim cultures. 2018 Banana Festival – August ...

Inner Sunset Flea 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, August 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving
Inner Sunset Flea 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair

Join the Inner Sunset Flea on the second Sunday of the month from May to November 2018. Come hunt for a bargain, sit down for some food, let the children play, and catch up with friends and neighbors. The Inner Sunset Flea is a cross between a ...

Drink Steam Week 2018 Kick Off | August 12-19
Sunday, August 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Most events are free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer
| San Francisco Bay Area
Drink Steam Week 2018 Kick Off | August 12-19

Anchor Brewing Company will once again celebrate America’s first craft beer, Anchor Steam, with the return of Drink Steam Week from August 12-19, 2018 with events, drink specials, limited-release pours and happenings across the country (but mostly here in San Francisco) to celebrate Anchor’s rich history. Drink ...

Pistahan 2018: Filipino Cultural Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens
Sunday, August 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Pistahan 2018: Filipino Cultural Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens

Experience a massive celebration of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the 25th annual Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., the the two-day event organized by the Filipino American Arts Exposition is expected to draw ...

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's "Presidio Picnic" Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

every sunday 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 ...

The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Oakland
Sunday, August 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No reservations are necessary
| Mosswood Park
The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Oakland

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 ...

“Napa Live: Inside Out” Music Festival & Crawl | North Bay
Sunday, August 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over Napa
"Napa Live: Inside Out" Music Festival & Crawl | North Bay

This one is big –  a music crawl featuring live music in 35 venues, some inside and some outside, and all within walking distance of each other. “Napa Live: Inside Out” Music Festival & Crawl Second Sundays, July 8 – Oct 14 | Noon to 6 ...

Pavilion & Park Grand Opening Festival: Magic Show, Music & Fun | Palo Alto
Sunday, August 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Arrillaga Family Pavilion & Freidenrich Community Park
Pavilion & Park Grand Opening Festival: Magic Show, Music & Fun | Palo Alto
Join in and celebrate the completion of a campus ten years in the making. It’s not every day that they get to throw a party like this. The new Arrillaga Family Pavilion and Freidenrich Community Park on the Oshman Family JCC campus bring a lush playing ...
2018 Diablo Japanese Summer Festival | Concord
Sunday, August 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ygnacio Valley High School
2018 Diablo Japanese Summer Festival | Concord

The JA Club Summer Festival is the annual fundraiser for the Japanese American Religious & Cultural Center (JARCC). It is a very popular and highly anticipated event for many in the community and elsewhere throughout the East Bay. Please note in 2018 the festival is ...

Greek & Middle Eastern Food Festival Final Day: Dance, Music & Fun | Rohnert Park
Sunday, August 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP. Free Admission- Pay for Food & Drink 
| St George Greek & Middle Eastern Food Festival
Greek & Middle Eastern Food Festival Final Day: Dance, Music & Fun | Rohnert Park

Come join the fun-filled event eat, drink and dance. The Greek & Middle Eastern Food Festival. All Day Greek and Middle Eastern Music by DJ George Traditional Folk Dancing Delicious Food, Hummus, Falafel, Gyros, Shawerma, Spinacopita & More… Tasty Greek & Middle Eastern Pastries, Baklava, ...

Point Reyes Summer Block Party, Outdoor Concert & BBQ | North Bay
Sunday, August 12 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for food and drinks
| Love Field (Point Reyes)
Point Reyes Summer Block Party, Outdoor Concert & BBQ | North Bay
It’s KWMR’s Summer Block Party at Love Field under the parachute, in Point Reyes Station, where Sir Francis Drake meets Highway 1. Renee Richardson & Greg McQuaid of “Renee & Irish Greg’s Pop Up” Podcast will preside over the festivities. RSVP on Facebook Live Music with Red ...
Ronnie Spector and the Ronettes: ’60s Girl Group Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, August 12 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Stern Grove
Ronnie Spector and the Ronettes: '60s Girl Group Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Only a few artists in history have been capable of defining an entire era in pop music. Ronnie Spector is one of those artists: the embodiment of the heart, soul, and passion of female rock n’ roll in the 1960s. For these qualities and more, ...
Free Surf Concert: The Young Barons & The Reefriders | Union Square Live
Sunday, August 12 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Free Surf Concert: The Young Barons & The Reefriders | Union Square Live
Sun Aug 12: 2-4pm — The Reefriders / The Young Barons (Surf/Rock) It’s a double header Sunday featuring the experienced sounds of The Reefriders vs the young men known as The Young Barons. The Young Barons are a Bay Area based Surf band made up of 3 ...
San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Berkeley
Sunday, August 12 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Frances Willard/Ho Chi Minh Park
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical" | Berkeley

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 59th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2018 production “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2018 Free political theater & music in parks all ...

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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