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Sunday, August 18

2019 Polk Street Blues Festival | SF
Sunday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Polk and California
2019 Polk Street Blues Festival | SF

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 9th Annual Polk Street Blues Festival. For many years, San Francisco has been known for its love of the blues. After years of producing the Blues Festival on Polk Street, ...

$3 Sunday Funday Bowling Specials | Concord
Sunday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: $3*
*$3 Games, $3 Soda and $3 Beer for members / $5 per game for non-members
| Diablo Valley Bowl
$3 Sunday Funday Bowling Specials | Concord

Have a good time and share memories with your friends and families. Come and join Diablo Valley Bowl every Sunday for their $3 Games, $3 Soda and $3 Beer for Members. Membership is required but it’s FREE to become a member. $3 Sunday Funday Bowling ...Every Sunday

$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 ...Every Sunday

UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany
Sunday, August 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UC Gill Tract Community Farm
UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany

Join the Farm for the monthly (3rd Sunday) gathering to work together growing organic vegetables and herbs. Harvest for the weekly Sunday farm stand, prepare beds, plant seedlings, weed, mulch and enjoy our green oasis in the heart of the East Bay. Get your hands ...Monthly

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | SoMa
Sunday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Folsom Street
"Sunday Streets" Huge Block Party | SoMa
Livable City is thrilled to return to its newest route in SoMa on August 18, creating car-free open streets on Folsom Street from Essex to 10th! Come check out Activity Hubs for free, fun, family-friendly activities offered by local nonprofits, community groups, and small businesses at: Essex ...
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 18 – 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

Brazil in the Gardens: Fabiana Cozza | Yerba Buena Gardens
Sunday, August 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Brazil in the Gardens: Fabiana Cozza | Yerba Buena Gardens
Brazilian music is an ocean as vast and deep as the Pacific, and even the most dedicated aficionados often encounter brilliant artists with whom they’re not familiar. In the Bay Area, California Brazil Camp serves as a key conduit for these discoveries, and this year’s Brazil in the ...
St. Stevens Day: Hungarian Music Celebration | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
St. Stevens Day: Hungarian Music Celebration | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 137th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, run about 90 ...

San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Potrero del Sol
Sunday, August 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Potrero del Sol Park
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Treasure Island" | Potrero del Sol

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 ...

Stern Grove Festival 2019 Finale “The Isley Brothers” | SF
Sunday, August 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival 2019 Finale "The Isley Brothers" | SF

The Stern Grove Festival returns for its 82nd season having presented free concerts in the park every summer since 1938. If you don’t mind arriving early to spread out your blanket to stake your spot, it’s an excellent way to spend a relaxing Sunday in a beautiful ...

Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music Concert: Manring, Kassin, Burr | Union Square Live
Sunday, August 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music Concert: Manring, Kassin, Burr | Union Square Live

The 2019 Union Square Live festival presents dozens of free events like live music, swing and tango dance lessons, film nights, circus arts, and more in Union Square Park from May through September. Union Square Live | 2019 May to September Union Square Park, SF ...

“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF
Sunday, August 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
| Neck of The Woods
"Crazy Funny Asians" Comedy Showcase | SF

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase, presented by Funcheap and HellaFunny. Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Free tickets for the first 100 people to RSVP “Crazy ...Every Sunday

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“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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