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Sunday, August 26

2018 Origami-Palooza Festival & Paper Airplane Challenge | Japantown
Sunday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | East Japan Center Mall
2018 Origami-Palooza Festival & Paper Airplane Challenge | Japantown
At the annual Origami-Palooza, watch origami experts fold paper into seemingly impossible shapes, and enter your creations into a contest (if you’re an experienced origami artist, of course). Anyone and everyone, from young to old, to beginner to experienced, can learn to create amazing things with paper. ...
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has 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 2018 – January 6 & 7 ...

38th Annual Italian Family Festa: Sunday | San Jose
Sunday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
38th Annual Italian Family Festa: Sunday | San Jose

The 38th Annual Italian Family Festa will take place in History Park San Jose. Enjoy authentic Italian food, arts and crafts, a wine garden, family fun, bocce ball contests, culinary demos, a grape stomp, and other entertainment. 2018 Italian Family Festa – Saturday, August 25, 2018 ...

2018 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Sunday | East Bay
Sunday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | St. Antonius Coptic Church
2018 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Sunday | East Bay

Come visit the 29th 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. 2018 King ...

Free Outdoor Yoga at Ocean Beach | SF
Sunday, August 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Java Beach
Free Outdoor Yoga at Ocean Beach | SF
With the rising rent in San Francisco, it has become even more crucial that yoga be made accessible to yoga students regardless of financial status. Therefore, Yoga teacher Tony Eason invites you step out of the comfort zone of a yoga studio and join a fun free outdoor yoga class ...
2018 International “Go Topless” Day Celebration
Sunday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
2018 International "Go Topless" Day Celebration

For 2018, GoTopless Day falls precisely on Women’s Equality Day, Aug 26th. It is indeed on Aug 26, 1920 that women earned their right to vote on the basis of Gender Equality. In 1971, the US Congress has made August 26 into a nationally recognized ...

21st Annual Progressive Festival | Petaluma
Sunday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Walnut Park
21st Annual Progressive Festival | Petaluma
Activists from all over Northern California join forces to help fight for social change at the annual Progressive Festival in Petaluma. Expect speeches on a variety of social causes, live music, mime troupe, and informational booths/tables by many social justice, environmental, labor, and community organizations. 21st Annual Petaluma Progressive Festival Sunday, ...

Thursday, August 30

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, August 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn
"Presidio Twilight" Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF

Presidio Twilight is back for its fifth season, and it’s better than ever. This year, San Francisco’s largest campfire features a delicious selection of international cuisine from a stellar lineup of local vendors from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to September. Off the Grid ...

San Jose State First Football Game | Spartan Stadium
Thursday, August 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Free to attend for SJSU students with ID, and tickets start at $15 for everyone else.
| San José State University
San Jose State First Football Game | Spartan Stadium
SJSU invites you to their first football game on Thursday, August 30 at 7 pm. The game is free for SJSU students with ID, and tickets start at $15 for everyone else. CommUniverCity is collaborating with Athletics, and the game is open to the public.
Movies on the Square: “Black Panther” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 30 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Black Panther" | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 7 to August 30 in 2018. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, August 31

2018 Salsa Festival on Fillmore | SF
Friday, August 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fillmore Center Plaza
2018 Salsa Festival on Fillmore | SF

The 9th Annual Salsa Festival on the Fillmore in San Francisco is a free, two-day extravaganza featuring salsa lessons, live music, and a free huge outdoor dance party under the stars at the Fillmore Center Plaza. 2018 Salsa Festival in the Fillmore Friday-Saturday, Aug. 31 – Sept. 1, 2018 | ...

2018 Architecture & the City Festival Opening Night Party | SF
Friday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: $15 | Room & Board
2018 Architecture & the City Festival Opening Night Party | SF
Join AIASF and the Center for Architecture + Design in celebration of the opening of the Architecture + the City festival and the community of individuals and organizations that make the month of celebration and exploration possible. Drink, nibble, and network for an inspiring night ...
10th Annual 50|50 Show: 50 Small Artworks in 50 Days | Pacifica
Friday, August 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free after 8 pm.
| Sanchez Art Center
10th Annual 50|50 Show: 50 Small Artworks in 50 Days | Pacifica
Come to the public opening reception for the 10th annual 50/50 art show at Sanchez Art Center from 8-9:30 pm on Friday, August 31, 2018. The Sanchez Art Center 50/50 Show – a much-anticipated extravaganza of art and artists – buzzes with attendees vying for over 3,000 pieces ...

Saturday, September 1

48th Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival: Music, Art, Food & Mardi Gras-Style Fun | Saturday
Saturday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Millbrae
48th Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival: Music, Art, Food & Mardi Gras-Style Fun | Saturday

The Bay Area’s biggest Labor Day weekend event, the 48th Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival transforms downtown Millbrae into the “Big Easy.” Celebrate the “The Last Blast of Summer”. Massive Crowds Expected for World-Class Lineup of Music, Art, Food and Mardi Gras-Style Fun. 2018 Millbrae Art & ...

2018 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods | Peninsula
Saturday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kings Mountain Fire Station
2018 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods | Peninsula

Why pay a fortune to see the art in Sausalito when you can visit the Kings Mountain Art Fair for free? Known for its stunning location among the redwoods and for its unique and varied artists, the Kings Mountain Art Fair celebrates more than 50 ...

2018 Free Fishing Day | SF
Saturday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier Seven
2018 Free Fishing Day | SF

Have you ever felt the excitement of watching your bobber suddenly jiggle, then dive out of sight? Or feel the tap-tap-tap of a bass as it tastes the worm on the end of your line? What’s that? You say you never learned to fish? Dept ...

The 2nd Annual Morgan Hill Blues Festival | Morgan Hill
Saturday, September 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations welcome at the event
| Morgan Hill Amphitheater
The 2nd Annual Morgan Hill Blues Festival | Morgan Hill
Come join them for a free family day of Blues. Headlining this year’s festival will be Maxx Cabello Jr. All they ask is that you don’t bring cooler or alcohol on site. There will be plenty of food and drinks. Potential Vendors: Space is limited. For information ...
2018 Lebanese Festival: Music, Dance & Food | Redwood City
Saturday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Redwood City
2018 Lebanese Festival: Music, Dance & Food | Redwood City
Enjoy a full day of Lebanese culture and cuisine in a great atmosphere with music, dance, games, and other entertainment for the whole family. 2018 Lebanese Festival Saturday, September 2, 2017 | 11 am to 8 pm Downtown Redwood City FREE Start your day with delicious, traditional Lebanese sweets and ...
2018 Salsa Festival on Fillmore | SF
Saturday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fillmore Center Plaza
2018 Salsa Festival on Fillmore | SF

The 9th Annual Salsa Festival on the Fillmore in San Francisco is a free, two-day extravaganza featuring salsa lessons, live music, and a free huge outdoor dance party under the stars at the Fillmore Center Plaza. 2018 Salsa Festival in the Fillmore Friday-Saturday, Aug. 31 – Sept. 1, 2018 | ...

Sunday, September 2

2018 Brazilian Day & Lavagem Festival | Berkeley
Sunday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Casa de Cultura
2018 Brazilian Day & Lavagem Festival  | Berkeley
Casa de Cultura in Berkeley once again throws a day-long party and ritual celebrating Brazilian Independence Day with an annual lavagem (blessing) and procession for world peace, live Brazilian music and DJs, dancing, food, drinks, and lots of folks dressed in white. 2018 Brazilian Day Party Sunday, September 2, 2018 ...
2018 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods | Peninsula
Sunday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kings Mountain Fire Station
2018 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods | Peninsula

Why pay a fortune to see the art in Sausalito when you can visit the Kings Mountain Art Fair for free? Known for its stunning location among the redwoods and for its unique and varied artists, the Kings Mountain Art Fair celebrates more than 50 ...

48th Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival: Music, Art, Food & Mardi Gras-Style Fun | Sunday
Sunday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Millbrae
48th Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival: Music, Art, Food & Mardi Gras-Style Fun | Sunday

The Bay Area’s biggest Labor Day weekend event, the 48th Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival transforms downtown Millbrae into the “Big Easy.” Celebrate the “The Last Blast of Summer”. Massive Crowds Expected for World-Class Lineup of Music, Art, Food and Mardi Gras-Style Fun. 2018 Millbrae Art & ...

2018 San Francisco Zine Fest | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers
2018 San Francisco Zine Fest | Golden Gate Park

The San Francisco Zine Fest is a free, annual celebration of small-press publishing from zines and comics to art books and beyond. Over 200 small-press and DIY creators will be selling, trading, and otherwise sharing their work at the San Francisco County Fair Building in Golden ...

2018 Pan African Family Reunion: Games, Live Music & Health Workshops | Oakland
2018 Pan African Family Reunion: Games, Live Music & Health Workshops | Oakland
The Afrocentric Oakland Crew invites all citizens of the African Diaspora to Mosswood Park for the annual Pan African Family Reunion, a free day of sunshine in the park with a great variety of music, arts & crafts, dancing, and games for adults and kids alike. Through participation in a ...
“Sunset by the Lake” Beatles Tribute Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, September 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill City Hall
"Sunset by the Lake" Beatles Tribute Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill

Family friendly and popular concert series by the Lake at City Hall. Features some of the top bands from around the East Bay Area including many local favorites. There will be Food, beer & wine sales at every concert. The event will be held every other Sunday ...

Monday, September 3

Il Giro di San Francisco Bike Race | 2018
Monday, September 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Levi's Plaza
Il Giro di San Francisco Bike Race | 2018
Il Giro di San Francisco (formerly the “San Francisco Gran Prix”) is an annual bike race around the streets of San Francisco that’s had competitors cruising around the city since 1975. It’s free for spectators to come and watch. Il Giro di San Francisco 2018 Monday, September 3, ...
Volunteer: Serve 2,500 Meals to the Homeless on Labor Day | SF
Monday, September 3 – 9:15 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| St. Anthony Foundation
Volunteer: Serve 2,500 Meals to the Homeless on Labor Day | SF
Staying in-town over Labor Day weekend? Hunger doesn’t take a summer vacation, but many of our volunteers do. That’s why we need your support. The St. Anthony’s Dining Room has served poor and homeless Tenderloin residents since 1950. We rely on volunteers to serve nearly 2,500 ...
10 Different Free Guided Walking Tours: Labor Day | SF
Monday, September 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Japanese Tea Garden may require an additional charge.
| All Over San Francisco
10 Different Free Guided Walking Tours: Labor Day | SF
Looking for something to do on your day off on Labor Day, Monday, September 3, 2018? San Francisco City Guides offers up daily, free guided walking tours of San Francisco. Be a tourist in your own city and learn a few bits of history you can ...
2018 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods: Labor Day | Peninsula
Monday, September 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kings Mountain Fire Station
2018 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods: Labor Day | Peninsula

Why pay a fortune to see the art in Sausalito when you can visit the Kings Mountain Art Fair for free? Known for its stunning location among the redwoods and for its unique and varied artists, the Kings Mountain Art Fair celebrates more than 50 ...

Hiero Day 2018: Hip Hop Music Fest & Block Party | Oakland
Monday, September 3 – All Day | Cost: $19.93*
*$19.93 General Admission; $40 Fast Pass; $100 VIP; children 7 and under are free.
| 3rd Street & MLK Jr. Street
Hiero Day 2018: Hip Hop Music Fest & Block Party | Oakland
Rock out on your Labor Day holiday during the 7th Annual Hiero Day by celebrating at Hieroglyphics‘ Hip Hop Music Festival and Block Party in Oakland. Hiero Day, voted “Best Hip-Hop Festival of the East Bay”, is a one-day music festival combining community, local food, music, apparel, live art, ...