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Saturday, August 17

“Kids Fly Free” Youth Plane Rides | Concord
Saturday, August 17 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Space is limited so please come early.
| Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 393

Come to the EAA’s Young Eagles Rally on August 17th and September 21st to give your kid(s) the opportunity of a lifetime. The members will give kids a ride in their airplanes for free. (We cover the operating costs.) The purpose of this event is ...

Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, ...Every Saturday

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire ...Every Saturday

2019 Civil War Living History Day | SF
Saturday, August 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Point
Experience first-hand the momentous era of the American Civil War from live reenactors through infantry and artillery demonstrations, medicine in the 1800s, music, Victorian dance and exhibits displaying the lives of men, women, and children of days past. Civil War Living History Day Saturday, August 17, 2019 ...
2019 Fremont’s Festival of India | August 17-18
Saturday, August 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Paseo Padre Parkway (Fremont)

Fremont’s annual Festival of India showcases India’s rich culture and heritage with a wide variety of dance and food, and is attended by over 150,000 people every year for the past 27 years. 2019 Festival of India Day Fair August 17-18, 2019 | 10 am ...

2019 Burlingame Festival: Diverse Performances, Music & Arts | Peninsula
Saturday, August 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Avenue

Welcome to the 27th Annual Burlingame On the Avenue, in the upscale Community and City of Burlingame, located on the Peninsula. The event will be staged on Burlingame Avenue and surrounding streets. The Festival features music of popular genres from some of the best Bay ...

Chronicle Books Summer Warehouse Sale: Final Day | 80% Off Everything
Saturday, August 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money to buy books.
| Chronicle Books HQ

The 2019 Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale is here again with 80% off everything in the store for three days only, from August 15-17, 2019. Stock up on your winter reading with cookbooks, children’s books, lifestyle and home, arts and crafts, art and design, photography, travel, pop culture, ...

SF’s Official Flower: 2019 Dahlia Show in Golden Gate Park | Aug 17-18
Saturday, August 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers (GG Park)

The Dahlia Society of San Francisco will hold their annual Dahlia Show at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, August 17, 2019, and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, August 18, 2019. The ...

2019 “Bark & Meow” Free Adopt-A-Thon & Block Party | Berkeley
Saturday, August 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Humane Society
Bark (& Meow) Around the Block is an Adopt-A-Thon and family-friendly Street Fair on Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 10 am to 4 pm. 20 shelters and rescue groups will come together, with the help of NBC and Telemundo Bay Area, to find homes for over 150 ...
“The San Francisco Classic” Vintage Scooter Rally | SF

Yes, we see scooters all over the place these days, but we’re talking about vintage scooters like Vespas, Lambrettas and Piaggios… the type of things you saw the Mods riding around on in the late ’60s. Get your vintage scooters ready for another great weekend ...

Free Street Photography Talk & Workshop | SF
Saturday, August 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*The free portion is at 10 am (there is a paid walk afterward.)
| Samys Camera SF
Join in for a free talk on street photography. This is a two-part workshop. The first part is from 10am-11:30am at Samy’s Camera. The second part is from 1pm-4pm and will take place at the Polk Street Blues Festival. Please note the free portion is at ...
$12 Bottomless Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF
Saturday, August 17 – 10:30 am | Cost: $12*
*Get one complimentary drink with your brunch - and don't forget to tip like a rockstar. Upgrade to bottomless for $12.
| Francisca's Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar has a weekly weekend “Boozy Brunch” with one free complimentary mimosa (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 twist on your classic ...Every Saturday

2019 Back-to-School Bash: Free Backpacks, Haircuts, Produce & More | Bayview
Saturday, August 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Limited to kids and teenagers, ages 5-18
| NOW Hunters Point Site
Since 2004, BMAGIC has given away brand new free backpacks filled with essential school supplies to celebrate the beginning of the new school year. Children entering kindergarten to 12th grade are welcome on August 17, 2019 from 11 am to 2 pm. Parents/guardians with K-8 students must ...
2019 Aloha Poly Fest: Polynesian Music, Dance & Food | SF
Saturday, August 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marina Green West

Are you ready for a celebration in the city…island-style? Come join in for great entertainment and fun activities for the entire family at the 7th Annual summertime event on August 17, 2019, in San Francisco. Everyone is welcome to celebrate and learn about Polynesian (Hawaii, ...

Colma Free Walking Tour & Complimentary Buffet | Peninsula
Saturday, August 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP cha@colmahistory.com or 650-757-1676. 
| Colma Town Hall
“It’s Great to be Alive in Colma!” Please join the Colma Historical Association for a tour of Colma’s newly remodeled and expanded Town Hall. Meet at 11 am at 1198 El Camino Real at Serramonte Blvd (parking lot entrance on Serramonte Blvd.) The tour is followed ...
Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale: 30+ Designers & Deals | SF
Saturday, August 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Harrington Galleries

The most favorite, biggest, bestest event of the year is here. Featuring 30+ independent designers representing the Best of West Coast Festival Fashion with local designers + designers traveling from San Diego, LA, Santa Cruz, Sacramento, and Nevada City (Plus CYBERESQUE coming all the way ...

2019 Umoja African Festival | Oakland
Saturday, August 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Lowell Park
“Umoja” means “Unity” in Swahili. Oakland’s annual Umoja Festival is a full day of arts, culture and activities typically featuring daylong musical performances, a colorful array of vendors, the aromas and taste of African cuisine, and the soul satiating sounds and movements of African music and ...
Presidio’s Family Friendly Bike & Book Fest | SF
Saturday, August 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Join us for the a free celebration of the San Francisco Public Library Summer Stride Series, honoring bikes, books, and your national parks. Enjoy family-friendly bike tours, participate in bike crafts with Scraper Bike Team, read the Bikes for Sale StoryWalk with author Carter Higgins, ...
2019 Nomadic Nectar Burner PlayaWear Sale | Berkeley
Saturday, August 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE to Attend
| Lumen Labs

Ready for the ultimate treasure trove of fun, affordable, and unique costumes for BM and beyond? The Nomadic Nectar PlayaWear Sale of 2019 is here. You’ll get first pick on all the new styles for this season, gems for year around that express your creativity ...

Peace & Unity Party: Variety Show, Dog Costume Contest & Potluck | SF
Saturday, August 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Visitacion Valley Community Garden
On August 17th, from 11 am to 3 pm, performers activate the Greenway parks as a walk-through variety show, also a dog costume contest, community arts and crafts, face painting, clowns, and beekeepers. 2019 Activity Lineup: Live Music, Dance & Nature Unveiling of the Chispa Cart Activities for Children Dog Costume ...
Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party 2019 | Mission Dist. Spice up your summer. Come hang out and celebrate longer days and warmer nights in the beloved Mission District in San Francisco. Bring your friends, families, and neighbors for the perfect pairing of food, drinks, love, and music. 20th Street Block Party |  food + music ...
$15 Brewery Tours During “Anchor Steam Week” | Final Weekend
Saturday, August 17 – All Day | Cost: $15*
*Use code STEAMWEEK2019 at checkout
| Anchor Brewing Company

Throughout Anchor Steam Week, save $10 on admission to Anchor’s historic brewery tour. For just $15 per person, enjoy a 90-minute brewery tour at their Potrero Hill facility. Your experience will wrap up in their taproom where you will have the opportunity to sample 12 ...

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 3/13/19 ...
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 ...
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are encourage and appreciated.
| Mozilla SF
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Join the tour every Saturday at 10 am, rain or shine, in front of the Mozzilla office, 2 Harrison St (Embarcadero and Harrison), next to the Bay Bridge and Pier 26. Walk around the Financial District in San Francisco telling stories about how everything connected with ...
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 ...
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Every Saturday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Rum tasting if you bring your dog
| Tripp Distillery
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Oceanfront Distillery where Rum & other Spirits are made right in front of the bar where spirit tastings and cocktails are on hand. If you bring your dog, you get free tasting of their Rums. There may also be food truck onsite on Saturdays of something ...
Free ‘UrbanKick’ Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 'UrbanKick' Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Beginning July 6, 2019, an energetic, equipment-free class blends sports conditioning and kickboxing, every Saturday from 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm at the Salesforce Park (Main Plaza.) Best of all, there’s no pre-registration or membership required – just show up.
“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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