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Saturday, August 14

SF’s “Escape from Alcatraz” Aquathon, Triathlon + Free Fitness Expo (Aug. 14-15)
Saturday, August 14 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch and free to go to the fitness expo on Marina Green
| Marina Green

Top athletes from around the globe will take over the streets and waters of San Francisco to compete in one of the most prestigious triathlons in the world, the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. From Olympians and world champions to enthusiastic participants of all ages, 2,000 triathletes ...

San Francisco Old Car Picnic (Golden Gate Park)
Saturday, August 14 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for spectators. Vehicles must pay entrance fee.
| Golden Gate Park (West Hellman Hollow)
The 33rd Annual San Francisco Old Car Picnic returns to Golden Gate Park. Join us for this unique San Francisco locals tradition and enjoy automotive culture. All pre1996 cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome with a $40 entrance. Bicycles only $10 and spectators are always free. ...

8:00 am2021 San Francisco Congenital Heart Walk  $15*
*This event has a $15 fundraising or donation minimum for each guest over age 2.
9:00 am“The Market” New Farmers Market at Parkmerced (SF)  FREE
Bernal Hillwide Garage Sale 2021
Saturday, August 14 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Just show up! Check Hillwide.com for a map of all participating garage sales
| Bernal Heights
Attention Treasure Hunters: The Bernal Hillwide Garage Sale is back! Quite possibly San Francisco’s largest single day garage sale is back from it’s pandemic break and ready to trade! Two years ago, over 100 homes participated in this single day event. Check out the map of participating ...
Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area 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 Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)

 the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Advanced tickets are required, and capacity is limited due to COVID-19 precautions. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require ...Every Saturday

Gamble Garden’s Family Apple Celebration (Palo Alto)
Saturday, August 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
| Gamble Garden
All ages are welcome to spend a beautiful August morning at Gamble Garden to enjoy our magnificent collection of heritage apple trees! We are excited to announce that our historic house will be open to registered guests during Second Saturday. Garden Guides will be on ...
Rockridge “Rock-N-Stroll” Music & Art Community Celebration (Oakland)
Saturday, August 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
| Rockridge District - College Avenue Shops,

The Rockridge District in Oakland welcomes you and your family to Rock-N-Stroll, a community celebration on the Second Saturday of each month starting in August. Retailers, restaurants and service providers will be offering big sales, live music, art and entertainment as you shop, eat, and ...

10:00 amHistory and Nature Walk on Cerrito Creek and Albany Hill  FREE*
*RSVP required
San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Session w/ Asian Art Museum
Saturday, August 14 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Sliding Scale
| Asian Art Museum

This event series has ended – Learn how to meditate with a teacher from the San Francisco Zen Center. This virtual session for beginners will introduce you to the benefits of meditation, which can help settle the body and mind amid the swirl of daily ...

11:00 am“Storytellers” Open House (SF)  FREE*
*No need to RSVP, come by the open house anytime between 11am-7pm
11:00 amOn Our Fundamental Need for the Natural World  FREE
“Spirit of ’45” WWII Living History Day Festival in the Park (San Jose)
Saturday, August 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: $10 | History Park
Big Band Concert & Swing Dance Friday, August 13 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM $20 | General $10 | Special Parking Dance under lights at History Park to the tunes of the big band era. Dancing in the street and food trucks! Period attire encouraged. Living History Day Saturday, August 14 11:00 AM ...
11:00 amMaker’s Row “Artists & Fleas” Market (Berkeley)  FREE
11:00 amGardeneur Plant Pop Up at Santana Row (San Jose)  FREE*
*Free admission
11:00 amOpen Air Artisan Faire& Makers Market (Santana Row)  FREE
11:00 amOpen Air Artisan Faire Makers Market (Mill Valley)  FREE
SF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru December 2021)
Saturday, August 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Chinatown (Grant & California)

San Francisco Chinatown’s iconic Grant Avenue will be closed off to traffic and cars for a pleasant open walkway under vibrant red lanterns every weekend — now through October December 2021. EVENT UPDATE – Walkway Weekends was unexpectedly canceled early on October 31 Enjoy a ...Every Saturday

Oakland Ethiopian Restaurant Grand Re-Opening w/ Free Champange We’re so thankful to our community for supporting us during Enssaro Ethiopian Restaurant’s soft opening. Therefore we are hosting a celebration! We will be pouring a free glass of champagne for all dine-in customers and giving out gifts throughout the day for those who RSVP. Most importantly ...
SOMA “Second Saturdays” Kinky Crafts + Folsom Street Queer Art Fair (SF)
Saturday, August 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations requested
| 12th Street between Eagle Plaza and Folsom Street (SoMa)

We’re taking it to the streets again! The LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District, Folsom Street, and SOMA West CBD are partnering to bring you  SOMA Second Saturdays!, a Vendor, Art, and Artisan Fair. SOMA Second Saturdays 12th Street (between Folsom and Harrison), San Francisco* 12:00 ...Monthly

SFMOMA’s Free “Mini Mural Festival” w/ Live Painting (July 31 – Aug. 29)

Watch the artistic process unfold live this summer at the Mini Mural Festival. Three partner organizations will each host a festival weekend during which the local artists they’ve commissioned will paint 8’x8’ murals outdoors at SFMOMA. Live music, DJs, and other fun surprises will complement ...

Oakland “Jingletown Art Studios” Market
Saturday, August 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jingletown Art Studios
Join us Sunday, August 14th, 2021 for our Oakland JAS Market from 12 to 5 pm  End of Derby Street near the waterfront just down from Jingletown Art Studios. Meet the Makers and support local Artists ~ Arts, Crafts, Food and Music  Please wear a mask ...
“Burner Participation Zone” Outdoor Mobile Art + DJ Party (Oakland)
Saturday, August 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 25th at Broadway
The “Burner Participation Zone” participatory art, dance and music event during Art Murmur’s Saturday Stroll with EverybodyCanPaint & Dancepark Free to everyone, especially Burners. The Participation Zone is for everyone to chill, have fun, dance, “camp”, and paint TOGETHER Come down, bring your creations and a table if ...
“Oh My” Pandemic Mural Celebration (Hayes Valley)
Saturday, August 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
I have been spending most of the pandemic painting murals in my neighborhood (Hayes Valley) I am excited to share that I have a solo exhibit opening 8/14/21. Oh My! Doors 1-4 PM Hayes Valley Art Works 295 Oak Street San Francisco, CA 94102 Hayes Valley Art Works I have painted the entire ...
“Benicia Art Walk 2021” Every Second Saturday (June-Oct)
Saturday, August 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | First Street (Benicia)

The 10th season of Benicia Art Walk kicks off on Saturday, June 12 and continues the second Saturdays of July, September and October 1 – 5 p.m. on First Street in downtown Benicia. After an abbreviated season last year due to the pandemic, we look ...Monthly

1:00 pmFree Orange Liquor Tastings All Weekend in Pacifica (August 14-15)  FREE*
Yerba Buena Gardens Free Outdoor “ChoreoFest” (SF)
Saturday, August 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Presented by Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, ChoreoFest 2021 highlights the spectacular strength, diversity, and vibrancy of the Bay Area contemporary dance scene. Curated by RAWdance’s Co-Artistic Directors Wendy Rein, Ryan T. Smith and Katerina Wong, the fourth annual YBG ChoreoFest is reimagined as safe artistic ...
“Oakland Art Murmur” Free Monthly Art Tours (Second Saturdays)
Saturday, August 14 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with Donation
| Various, Oakland Art Murmur

Oakland Art Murmur Free art tours held on the second Saturday of every month. Led by OAM insiders, our tours take groups on a fun, informal exploration of various Oakland Arts Districts. You will be introduced to a small selection of art spaces handpicked by ...Monthly

Hayes Valley Artworks Gallery Mural Event (SF)
Saturday, August 14 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
| HVAW Gallery, 295 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Wine and cheese reception Saturday, August 14, 2-5 pm; Exhibition runs August 7 – September 12, 2021 Artist and muralist Eric Broers (instagram @hiericbro) completed new series of murals on all four exterior sides of the gallery, titled “Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh My!” In conjunction with ...
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