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Events for August 18, 2018

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Saturday, August 18

Lake Merritt’s US Rowing National Championships | Oakland
Saturday, August 18 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt

The city of Oakland and USRowing are excited to host the 2018 USRowing Masters National Championships at Lake Merritt this week, from August 16-19, 2018 (Thursday to Sunday, racing each day from 8 am to 6 pm). USRowing has announced that this event has the ...

Family Access Day: Special Child’s Free Day | Children’s Creativity Museum
Saturday, August 18 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE but an RSVP is requested
| Children's Creativity Museum
Come by the Children’s Creativity Museum and have it to yourselves for the first hour. Plus, guests are welcome to stay as long as they like to explore all of the exhibits at the museum on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Family Access Day at the Museum Saturday, ...

Sports Basement Cycle Fest: Bike Sale & Trade | Mission Dist.
Saturday, August 18 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
Join the first ever Sports Basement Cycle Fest at Bryant St. Bikes, bike parts, gear, equipment and everything else bike-related, available to buy, sell or trade. You name it, and it will probably be there. Cycle Fest will open at 9 am (no early birds). This ...
Free UrbanPlay Family Fitness Class in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Saturday, August 18 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | 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. ...Every Saturday

Snoopy & Year of the Dog Celebration | Charles M. Schulz Museum
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: $12 | Charles M. Schulz Museum
Celebrate Snoopy’s birthday at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm with Snoopy himself. Also from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, enjoy photo ops throughout the Museum and create a sweet lollipop craft to take home. Please note this event is NOT free as was originally submitted to us. ...
2018 Festival of the Sea: Music Fest & Maritime Activities | SF
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hyde Street Pier
Experience San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s free Festival of the Sea. Enjoying live, traditional music; exploring boats large and small; watching historic riggers splice and worm; and making fun, maritime crafts with your younger crew members – might be the perfect park prescription for 21st ...
“Red Bull Conquest” Video Game Battle | Oakland
Saturday, August 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Esports Arena Oakland
Fighting game contenders from across the nation will come together to battle for ultimate bragging rights at Red Bull Conquest, a brand new fighting game tournament circuit empowering competitors to represent the local San Francisco fighting game scene and embark on the journey to Rise. ...
Free S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Saturday, August 18 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | 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 at 10:30 am | August 18 – October 27, 2018 Salesforce Park (Children’s Play Area), 425 Mission St., San Francisco FREEEvery Saturday

Oakland Yard Artisan Market | 420 Flea
Saturday, August 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Yard
Come out to Oakland Yard for the 420 FLEA / Artisan Market, an energetic, radiant and joyful collection of amazing local designers, builders, makers, artists and other curators. This event will feature Mindseye Vintage, Gold and Rust Finds, Nokni, Mercy Village and much more. There will ...
Town Fair Plaza Grand Opening | Fremont
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Town Fair Plaza - Fremont

The Town Fair Plaza in Downtown Fremont is finally opening. There will have an Augustfest Celebration for the Grand Opening in August. Grab local craft beers from the beer market, dine & enjoy live music inside the geodesic dome from the food trucks, bring the entire ...

“Un Viaje” Mini Music Festival & Drag Day Party | El Rio
Saturday, August 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $7*
*$7-10 sliding scale
| El Rio
Un Viaje – “A Journey” – is a mini-music festival on El Rio’s lovely patio to celebrate the release of Banda Sin Nombre’s live album, created on a tour spanning from Catalonia to the southern tip of Andalucia. Featuring live music from Banda Sin Nombre ...
Theater in the Park Kickoff: “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare” | Berkeley
Saturday, August 18 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP but not required.
| John Hinkel Park

“Noises Off!” meets Shakespeare in Actors Ensemble’s inventive adaptation of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged” playing free at 4 pm weekends in the John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre through September 3rd. Theater in the Park: “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged” Sat., Sun. ...

Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Coco” | San Jose
Saturday, August 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)

Starlight Cinemas in San Jose return to St. James Park in 2019, for a free outdoor and awesome movie night. All movies begin at dusk in the park. Typically about an hour before the film are movie-related fun & games. As part of the city’s ...

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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