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Sunday, August 18

2019 Hot Summer Sundays: Hot Rod & Classic Car Show | Danville
Sunday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hartz Ave (Danville)
2019 Hot Summer Sundays: Hot Rod & Classic Car Show | Danville

In its 25th 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 ...

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 ...
“Sunset by the Lake” Beatles Tribute Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, August 18 – 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. The event will be held every other Monday from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend. 2019 ...

Wednesday, August 21

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown & Secret Rooftop Gardens
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown & Secret Rooftop Gardens

A walking tour of the Uptown District with an emphasis on Art Deco. Tour includes the Paramount Theatre, Historic Sweet’s Ballroom, the Fox Theater and the Kaiser Center roof garden with views of Lake Merritt. Tour begins at 10 am in front of the Paramount ...

Oakland A’s $1 Game vs. New York Yankees | 2019
Wednesday, August 21 – 7:07 pm | Cost: $1*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's $1 Game vs. New York Yankees | 2019

Make an impact in the community during every Wednesday A’s home game with Community Impact Wednesdays in section 322. Pick your price and all tickets proceeds benefit the Oakland A’s charitable arm, which takes an innovative and dynamic approach to support education, promote youth sports, ...

Thursday, August 22

2019 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Farmhouse Thai | Ferry Plaza
Thursday, August 22 – 10:00 am | Cost: $4.95*
*Free event, but bring cash for taco purchases.
| Ferry Building
2019 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Farmhouse Thai | Ferry Plaza

Taco lovers, rejoice! Tacolicious’s annual Guest Chef Series takes place July 11 through August 29, 2019, every Thursday (10 am-2 pm) at CUESA’s Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. The Bay Area’s best chefs—including Michael Mina and Ayesha Curry (International Smoke, SF) and Nite Yun (Nyum Bai, ...

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, August 22 – 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 sixth 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. New for 2019 are ...Every Thursday

Movies on the Square: “Forrest Gump” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: "Forrest Gump" | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 6-August 29, 2019 The Summer experience will be enhanced with a showing of 12 movies on Thursday evenings starting at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). ...

Friday, August 23

“Art on the Square” Final Day | Redwood City
Friday, August 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Art on the Square" Final Day | Redwood City

2019 marks the 13th year of bringing Art to Redwood City. Showcasing original jewelry, photography, glass, fiber art, ceramics and more at prices for every budget. Most of the artists and shoppers live in the area, making Art on the Square an integral part of ...

Music in the Park 2019 Finale: Hip-Hop “J Boog” | San Jose
Music in the Park 2019 Finale: Hip-Hop "J Boog" | San Jose

Groove to tunes at Music in the Park, a summer tradition concert series at Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park in the heart of downtown San José. Produced by the San José Downtown Association, this favorite downtown music event jams from 5:30-9 pm. Early bird tickets ...

Contra Loma Free Concert in the Park: The David Perez Band | Antioch
Friday, August 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Contra Loma Park
Contra Loma Free Concert in the Park: The David Perez Band | Antioch

Celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary. There are 73 regional parks planning special events and programs, including Free Park Fridays, Free Concerts In The Parks, and a Free Multicultural Festival. 85th East Bay Regional Parks Anniversary from April – December ...Every Friday

2019 Movie Under the Stars: Incredibles 2 | Menlo Park
Friday, August 23 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Burgess Park
2019 Movie Under the Stars: Incredibles 2 | Menlo Park

The 2019 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the stars, under the stars. All movies are subject to ...

Saturday, August 24

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

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 ...

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

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 – ...

2019 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Parade is free.
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2019 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay

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 ...

2019 Concord Taco Fest | East Bay
Saturday, August 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: $15 | Todos Santos Plaza
2019 Concord Taco Fest | East Bay
Coming to Todos Santos Plaza on August 24, 2019, The Concord Taco Festival features two dozen taco vendors, luchador wrestling, chihuaua races, and more. It’s only $15 and every ticket includes (2) $3 tacos. Kids and seniors over 65 enter for free (but no free tacos ...

Sunday, August 25

Free National Parks Day 2019 | National Park Service Birthday
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Muir Woods National Monument
Free National Parks Day 2019 | National Park Service Birthday

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free admission ...

2019 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Sunday
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | University Avenue (Palo Alto)
2019 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Sunday

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 ...

2019 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Parade is free.
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2019 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay

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 ...

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SF County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

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 – ...

2019 McLaren Park’s Free Kids Fest | SF
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Facebook.
| Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
2019 McLaren Park's Free Kids Fest | SF

Returning this year on August 25, 2019 at 11am, the (sometimes) annual music & activity festival for children in John McLaren Park. A fun filled day of music, performers, crafts, games, ecology and community resiliency for and by kids.

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 25 – 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

Thursday, August 29

2019 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Michael Mina & Ayesha Curry | Ferry Plaza
Thursday, August 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: $4.95*
*Free event, but bring cash for taco purchases.
| Ferry Building
2019 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Michael Mina & Ayesha Curry | Ferry Plaza

Taco lovers, rejoice! Tacolicious’s annual Guest Chef Series takes place July 11 through August 29, 2019, every Thursday (10 am-2 pm) at CUESA’s Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. The Bay Area’s best chefs—including Michael Mina and Ayesha Curry (International Smoke, SF) and Nite Yun (Nyum Bai, ...

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, August 29 – 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 sixth 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. New for 2019 are ...Every Thursday

Movies on the Square: “Captain Marvel” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 29 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: "Captain Marvel" | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 6-August 29, 2019 The Summer experience will be enhanced with a showing of 12 movies on Thursday evenings starting at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). ...

Friday, August 30

2019 Movie Under the Stars: Finding Dory | Menlo Park
Friday, August 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Burgess Park
2019 Movie Under the Stars: Finding Dory | Menlo Park

The 2019 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the stars, under the stars. All movies are subject to ...

Saturday, August 31

2019 Free Fishing Day | SF
Saturday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier Seven
2019 Free Fishing Day | SF

Have you ever felt the excitement of watching your bobber suddenly jiggle, then dive out of sight? Or feeling the tap-tap-tap of a bass as it tastes the worm on the end of your line? Or having a salmon practically tear the rod out of ...

Sunday, September 1

2019 Architecture & the City Festival Kick Off | SF
Sunday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
2019 Architecture & the City Festival Kick Off | SF

The 16th annual month-long celebration features behind the scenes and walking tours, films, exhibitions, lectures and more that address varying aspects of the design and planning process. This years festival theme, “We the City”, aims to explore how cultural diversity and connectivity inspire and inform ...

Alfred Hitchcock’s San Francisco | A Walking Tour
Sunday, September 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Huntington Park
Alfred Hitchcock's San Francisco | A Walking Tour
The Master of Suspense loved San Francisco and used its beauty, elegance and mystery to great effect in several films. From Nob Hill to Union Square, you’ll see some of the hotels, clubs, retail stores and other locations featured in Vertigo and other Hitchcock classics. During ...