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Saturday, August 24

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 Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival | Berkeley The sidewalks along Shattuck Ave. in the Gourmet Ghetto in North Berkeley are the target of artists young and old, professional and greenhorn during the 21st Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival on Saturday, August 24, 2019. 2019 Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival Saturday, August 24, 2019 | ...
2019 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Parade is free.
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez

The 44th annual Silicon Valley Pride (formerly San Jose Pride) is the largest LGBT event held in the South Bay. This annual parade and festival celebrates the diversity of the community and promoting outreach and awareness while having a lot of fun as well. 2019 Silicon Valley Pride ...

“Java & Jazz”: Coffee, Pastries & Live Jazz | Concord

Visit Concord is proud to announce an amazing lineup of events in honor of 50 years of Jazz in Concord.  A monthly Java & Jazz series offered June through August benefits the Concord Historical Society and shares the history of Concord Records, the Concord Jazz ...

2019 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Saturday
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | University Avenue (Palo Alto)

The festival-celebrating its thirty-eighth year, the Palo Alto Festival of the Arts takes place annually on tree-lined University Avenue in beautiful downtown Palo Alto, featuring 300 talented artisans and crafters from all over the country, as well as throughout the Bay Area, bringing hundreds of one-of-a-kind art ...

32nd Annual Oakland Chinatown Streetfest | 2019
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Chinatown

On August 24 & 25, the Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce (OCCC) will be presenting its 32nd Annual Chinatown StreetFest. The two-day event runs from 10 am to 5:30 pm and is free to the public. Consisting of more than 150 booths, the festival will ...

2019 Foster City Summer Days | August 23-25
Saturday, August 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Leo J. Ryan Park

The City of Foster City is excited to host a new community event, Summer Days, coming August 23-25, 2019 to Leo J. Ryan Park. The multi-day festival is a great opportunity for families, neighbours, and friends to connect and to celebrate the Foster City community. ...

San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SF County Fair Building

The Vintage Paper Fair features one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2019 – January 5 & 6 – ...

9th Annual Bay Area “Pignic”: Guinea Pig Picnic Party | Novato
Saturday, August 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: $5 | Marin Humane Society
Join the 9th annual Bay Area Pignic – a fun-filled gathering for guinea pigs and their owners. 2019 Bay Area Pignic Saturday, August 24, 2019 | 10 am to 2 pm Marin Humane Society, 171 Bel Marin Keys Blvd, Novato Tickets: $5 Grab some lunch, pack up your guinea pigs, ...
TreasureFest: Dog Days of Summer | August 24-25
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: $3*
*$3-$5 early bird online / $7 last minute - includes free parking.
| TreasureFest (Treasure Island)

Welcome to TreasureFest’s “Dog Days of Summer” festival. In addition to 400+ curated vendors, tons of food pop-ups and a full bar, this month we’re celebrating all things dog! RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday Pets are, ...Monthly

Hidden Pianos & Free Concert Inside SF’s Civil War Era Fort | Fort Point
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*This event is free. No RSVP required.
| Fort Point National Historic Site

We’re doing something that we’ve never done before: In partnership with our friends at PianFrancisco, Art in the Parks will be putting pianos in one of San Francisco’s oldest and most iconic buildings, Fort Point. Located under the Golden Gate Bridge, Fort Point was built ...

Free Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF
Saturday, August 24 – 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 Concord Taco Fest | East Bay
Saturday, August 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: $15 | Todos Santos Plaza
Coming to Todos Santos Plaza on August 24, 2019, The Concord Taco Festival features two dozen taco vendors, luchador wrestling, chihuahua races, and more. Tickets are$15 and includes (2) $3 tacos. Kids and seniors over 65 enter for free (but free admission tickets do not include ...
2019 Stockton Pride: Live Music, Dancing & Beer Garden
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Weber Point Events Center
It’s time again. The 8th annual Stockton Pride festival at Weber Point features live entertainment performances and over 150 exhibitors showcasing a large variety of food options, shopping opportunities, and community resources. 2019 Stockton Pride Saturday, August 24, 2019 | 11 am to 7 pm Weber Point Events ...
“Dilli Haat” Indian Food & Folk Festival 2019 | Cupertino
Saturday, August 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Cupertino Memorial Park (Stevens Creek)
Did you miss going to India this Summer? Dilli Haat transports you to the magical world of Indian art and heritage presented through a fascinating panorama of craft, cuisine and cultural activities. 2019 Activities: Curry Competition Indian Fashion Pop-Up Show Incredible India Folk Dance Competition Celebrate Janmasthami with your Radha ...
2019 Egyptian King Tut Festival | East Bay
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | St. Antonius Coptic Church

Come visit the 30th annual King Tut Festival, where you will be instantly transported back in time to see a village of Egyptians making handmade food, playing live music, creating handmade items and displaying a bazaar with one of a kind imported items. 2019 King ...

“A Lord Of A Ring In A Suitcase” Theatrical Adventure | Oakland
Saturday, August 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Studio One Art Center

One does not simply walk into Mordor… without a change of costume. Join Samuel Peaches and his adventuresome band of travelling thespians as they courageously attempt to enact J.R.R. Tolkien’s Fellowship Of The Ring in under an hour. Help the Peripatetic Players run from ringwraiths, ...

Castro Valley Greek Festival: Authentic Food, Dance & Music | 2019
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church

Enjoy the authenticity and flavors of Greece when the Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church transforms itself into Mini-Greece for the 48th annual Greek Festival. Opa. Serving the most authentic Greek meals outside of Athens. The featured a-la-carte entrees include roasted lamb or Greek roasted chicken seasoned to ...

“UBay”: SF’s Epic Ube Food Festival | August 24-25

A galactic lineup of mouthwatering, eye-catching, Instagram-worthy ube eats are returning to SoMa StrEat Food Park at the second annual UBay: SF Ube Fest! Ube continues to take the food-scene by storm and we’re going to make it purple rain (again). Grab your little sweet ...

Rotten City Block Party & Dog Contest | Emeryville
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Rotten City (between Hollis & Emery)
On Saturday, August 24th from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm, the City of Emeryville is hosting the inaugural Rotten City Block Party along Park Avenue between Hollis and Emery in Emeryville. Mayor Ally Medina says “the Rotten City Block Party will be a celebration where we ...
Celebrate Oakland’s First Rainbow Crosswalk & Pre-Pride Block Party | 2019
Saturday, August 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The White Horse Bar
Come celebrate the 1-year anniversary of Oakland’s first Rainbow Crosswalks, along with Oakland Pride & our amazing Upper Telegraph community. There will be Queer First Fridays DJs and Dance Party, Drag shows, food, drinks and more. And although there’s still a long road ahead, this event ...
Free Saturdays at de Young Museum: Turntable Drawings | SF
Saturday, August 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | de Young Museum
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are the city’s museums. As part of our initiative to welcome all San Francisco residents to the museums free on Saturdays, we provide free unique museum experiences celebrating the city we love. The day will include engaging art ...
2019 Zine Picnic: Trade Zines & Meet Zinesters | SF
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Come hang out and meet other zine- and comics-makers at the fifth annual zine picnic. This is a great time to get to know other makers, meet the organizing team, and maybe even find out how you can volunteer to help make SF Zine Fest ...
The San Francisco Peace Festival | 2019
Saturday, August 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Buchanan Street Mall
The Peace Festival is a celebration of the beauty and diversity of the Buchanan Mall neighborhood, and a call to choose peace over violence. This year’s festival will be the best and biggest yet. Performers and Attractions Include: Emcee Lady Blue, Western Addition resident and luminary Appearance by rapper, ...

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 ...
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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