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Friday, August 17

2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay
Friday, August 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church
2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay

Even though you can’t afford the plane ticket, you can still enjoy the authenticity and flavors of Greece when the Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church transforms itself into Mini-Greece for the 47th annual Greek Festival. Opa! Serving the most authentic Greek meals outside of Athens. The recipes ...

“The San Francisco’s Classic” Vintage Scooter Rally | SF
"The San Francisco's Classic" Vintage Scooter Rally  | SF
On Friday evening at 5:30 pm, meet at Cafe Trieste grab an espresso & biscotti or even a beer at this staple of The Classic, followed by a fun rip through Little Italy and surrounding neighborhoods. Ride ends at Henry’s Hunan for dinner and drinks at ...

2018 Free “Teen Science Night” | California Academy of Sciences
Friday, August 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. The event may fill up, so make sure to RSVP as soon as possible.
| California Academy of Sciences
2018 Free "Teen Science Night" | California Academy of Sciences
End summer with science: Immerse yourself in the natural world at the California Academy of Sciences’ sixth annual Teen Science Night, a teen takeover night at the museum. Bay Area youth (ages 13 – 18) are invited to come relax and explore the world of ...

Saturday, August 18

2018 Peddlers Fair: Vintage, Antiques & Collectibles | Martinez
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Martinez
2018 Peddlers Fair: Vintage, Antiques & Collectibles | Martinez
You’re invited to join  the Downtown Martinez Vintage Market. The event features 100 vendors selling vintage, antiques, collectibles, arts & craft, music, kids activities and more. While at the Market, be sure to visit downtown Martinez Antique and Collectible stores. The dealers in the stores will ...
2018 SF’s Polk Street Blues Festival | August 18-19
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk Street
2018 SF's Polk Street Blues Festival | August 18-19

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 8th 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, ...

2018 Civil War Living History Day | SF
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Point
2018 Civil War Living History Day | SF
Experience first-hand the momentous era of the American Civil War from live re-enactors 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 18, 2018 ...
2018 Burlingame Festival: Diverse Performances, Music & Arts | Peninsula
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Avenue
2018 Burlingame Festival: Diverse Performances, Music & Arts | Peninsula

Welcome to the 26th 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 ...

Free Admission & Sweet Lollipop Crafts | Charles M. Schulz Museum
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Charles M. Schulz Museum
Free Admission & Sweet Lollipop Crafts | 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. Look for special Year of the Dog activities and collect a different Snoopy ...
2018 Fremont’s Festival of India | August 18-19
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Paseo Padre Parkway (Fremont)
2018 Fremont's Festival of India | August 18-19

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 25 years. Don’t miss the glorious Grand Parade, celebrating India’s Independence Day with vibrant culture, dance and ...

2018 Dahlia Show: Saturday | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
2018 Dahlia Show: Saturday | Golden Gate 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 18, 2018, and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, August 19, 2018. The ...

2018 Festival of the Sea: Music Fest & Maritime Activities | SF
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hyde Street Pier
2018 Festival of the Sea: Music Fest & Maritime Activities | SF
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 ...
2018 “Bark & Meow” Free Adopt-A-Thon & Block Party | Berkeley
Saturday, August 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Humane Society
2018 "Bark & Meow" Free Adopt-A-Thon & Block Party | Berkeley
Bark (& Meow) Around the Block is an Adopt-A-Thon and family-friendly Street Fair. In addition to the many dogs, cats, puppies and kittens that Berkeley Humane will adopt out for free to loving homes, the event will feature a dozen other rescues from the Bay Area, ...
Pescadero Arts & Fun Festival: Live Music & Kids Craft Area
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pescadero Arts and Fun Festival
Pescadero Arts & Fun Festival: Live Music & Kids Craft Area

The Pescadero Arts and Fun Festival, August 18th and 19th, showcases over 50 vendors, from crafts to food, while volunteer musicians provide all day live entertainment, including Rock’n’Roll, bluegrass, and folk, and features the “Only in Pescadero” fan favorite, the South Coast Children’s Services comedy ...

“The San Francisco Classic” Vintage Scooter Rally | SF
"The San Francisco Classic" Vintage Scooter Rally | SF
Meet at San Francisco Scooter Centre for the big ride. Coffee and donuts provided. The Big Ride takes in all the sights, sounds and smells that SF has to offer. Finishing up at the Mariposa Yacht Club for $5 lunch and cheap waterfront drinks. Oysters and ...
2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church
2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay

Even though you can’t afford the plane ticket, you can still enjoy the authenticity and flavors of Greece when the Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church transforms itself into Mini-Greece for the 47th annual Greek Festival. Opa! Serving the most authentic Greek meals outside of Athens. The recipes ...

2018 Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway | Bayview
Saturday, August 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Limited to kids and teenagers
| NOW Hunters Point Site
2018 Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway | Bayview
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. The event also serves as a community building activity where children, youth and families come together ...
2018 Aloha Poly Fest: Polynesian Music, Dance & Food | SF
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marina Green West
2018 Aloha Poly Fest: Polynesian Music, Dance & Food | SF

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 6th Annual summertime event on August 18, 2018, in San Francisco. Everyone is welcome to celebrate and learn about Polynesian Hawaii, ...

Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale: 25+ Designers & Deals | SF
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Harrington Galleries
Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale: 25+ Designers & Deals | SF

The most favorite, biggest, bestest event of the year is here. Featuring 25+ independent designers from the Bay Area and other artists traveling from Nevada City, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Santa Cruz and New York City. 5 & Diamond Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale August 18 to ...

2018 Umoja African Festival | Oakland
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lowell Park
2018 Umoja African Festival | Oakland
“Umoja” means “Unity” in Swahilli. 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 dance. 2018 ...
Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party 2018 | SF
Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party 2018 | SF
Get ready to party with 20,000+ summer lovin’ people at this delicious summer feast and street party over three blocks, typically with two stages of alt-indie bands and DJs curated by Noise Pop, and food and drinks from some of the neighborhood’s top restaurants, businesses, and artisans and ...
“Brazil in the Gardens”: Pragandaia w/ Marcos Costa | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, August 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
"Brazil in the Gardens": Pragandaia w/ Marcos Costa | Yerba Buena Gardens
No city in the Americas boasts a richer and deeper African cultural presence than Salvador da Bahia in northeastern Brazil. And vocalist Dandara Odara’s ensemble Pragandaia serves as a conduit for sounds from this world-shaking musical hotbed. Born and raised in Salvador, she gained early recognition in the ...
2018 “AugustFest” Beer Festival | 21st Amendment
Saturday, August 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free but food and drinks are for purchase.
| 21st Amendment (San Leandro)
2018 "AugustFest" Beer Festival | 21st Amendment
Join and celebrate the 21st Amendment anniversary with Augustfest, a free festival of beer, music, games, food, and good times emceed by Renee & Irish Greg’s Pop UP. There will have a $21 VIP hour from Noon to 1 pm that will include food/beer pairings, meeting ...
Summer Beats Free Concert Kick Off: Pride and Joy | Alameda
Saturday, August 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alameda South Shore Center
Summer Beats Free Concert Kick Off: Pride and Joy | Alameda

South Shore Center is hosting Summer Beats at Center Court, next to Trabocco. Enjoy live music from Pride and Joy, Aug 18th, and Sun Kings, Sept 1st, from 5pm-7pm. Henna tattooist and face painting will be offered for the kids. All proceeds from beer and ...

Sunday, August 19

Concord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Concord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay

Looking for a-one-of-a-kind treasure? Come out and check out the Concord Antique Faire & Collectibles held at the Concord Todos Santos Plaza park from 9 am to 4 pm on third Sundays from April to October in 2018 . Admission & parking is free.

2018 Burlingame Festival: Diverse Performances, Music & Arts | Peninsula
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Avenue
2018 Burlingame Festival: Diverse Performances, Music & Arts | Peninsula

Welcome to the 26th 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 ...

2018 Festival of India & Grand Parade | Fremont
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Paseo Padre Parkway (Fremont)
2018 Festival of India & Grand Parade | 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 25 years. Don’t miss the glorious Grand Parade, celebrating India’s Independence Day with vibrant culture, dance and ...

2018 Dahlia Show: Sunday | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
2018 Dahlia Show: Sunday | Golden Gate 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 18, 2018, and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, August 19, 2018. The ...

2018 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | August 19-20
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility
2018 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | August 19-20

The largest college lifestyle event in the nation will be held on the UC Berkeley campus, Sunday, August 19 and Monday, August 20. Celebrating it’s 16th Anniversary, the two-day interactive festival will introduce 30,000+ Cal students to brands of all sizes aligned with the Cal ...

2018 Polk Street Blues Festival | SF
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk Street
2018 Polk Street Blues Festival | SF

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 8th 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, ...

2018 Hot Summer Sundays: Hot Rod & Classic Car Show | Danville
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hartz Ave (Danville)
2018 Hot Summer Sundays: Hot Rod & Classic Car Show | Danville

In its 24th year, Danville’s Hot Summer Sundays features hundreds of hot rods and classic cars along Hartz Avenue along with vendor booths and awards for the favorite collector vehicles. Expect to see rare one-of-a-kind collector cars, custom designed cars, and classic and muscle cars from the ...