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Wednesday, August 28

“California Music” Music & Dance Party | SF Main Library
Wednesday, August 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
"California Music" Music & Dance Party | SF Main Library
From Haight-Ashbury to Compton and all the beaches and highways in between, the multitudes of California living have inspired some of the most legendary songs in music history. The New York Times’ chief pop music critic Jon Pareles and our California Today correspondent Jill Cowan talk ...

Thursday, August 29

CityDance 2019: Country Line Dance, Live Music & Beer Garden | San Jose
Thursday, August 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
CityDance 2019: Country Line Dance, Live Music & Beer Garden | San Jose

Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun every Thursday evening from Aug. 15 to Oct. 3 for free live music and dance lessons. San Jose CityDance 2019 Thursdays, Aug. 15 – Oct. 3, 2019 | 6 pm to 9 pm Plaza De Cesar ...

Young Franco: Free Indie/Electronic Dance Concert | SF
Thursday, August 29 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free w/ RSVP -Limited for 1st (500x) RSVPs
| 1015 Folsom
Young Franco: Free Indie/Electronic Dance Concert | SF
Young Franco is Australia’s answer to Kaytranada. Soulful, funky dance music with a slight touch of hip hop & disco. It’s dance floor satisfaction, guaranteed with one of Australia’s hottest young talents making his SF debut on Thursday, August 29th at 10 pm.

Sunday, September 1

Tango on the Square | Union Square Live
Sunday, September 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Tango on the Square | Union Square Live

The 2019 Union Square Live festival presents dozens of free events like live music, swing and tango dance lessons, film nights, circus arts, and more in Union Square Park from May through September. Union Square Live | 2019 May to September Union Square Park, SF ...

Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley
Sunday, September 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| La Peña Cultural Center
Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley

This free, participatory event has been a staple at La Peña Cultural Center for 12 years due to its incredible fun, and recurs every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Come enjoy the Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances, and songs of rumba. Rumba is the ...Monthly

Wednesday, September 4

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, September 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 4 to ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, September 5

CityDance 2019: Free Live Music, Swing Dance Lesson & Beer Garden | San Jose
Thursday, September 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
CityDance 2019: Free Live Music, Swing Dance Lesson & Beer Garden | San Jose

Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun every Thursday evening from Aug. 15 to Oct. 3 for free live music and dance lessons. San Jose CityDance 2019 Thursdays, Aug. 15 – Oct. 3, 2019 | 6 pm to 9 pm Plaza De Cesar ...

Throwback Thursdays at Virgil’s: Late 90’s to Early 2000’s Pop | SF
Thursday, September 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Virgil's Sea Room
Throwback Thursdays at Virgil's: Late 90's to Early 2000's Pop | SF

Hey, queers. Oops…they did it again. They’re starting 2018 right with a little turn of the century reminiscing. Get dirty with your queer fam while they pump your favorite late 90s, early 2000s pop tunes in a safe and inclusive space. Dress the part and ...Monthly

Saturday, September 7

4th Annual West Oakland Artisans Festival | Oakland
Saturday, September 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is recommended.
| O2 Artisan's Aggregate
4th Annual West Oakland Artisans Festival | Oakland
O2 Artisans Aggregate is thrilled to announce our 4th Annual West Oakland Artisans Festival. This year’s festival will be September 7th from noon – 5 pm. West Oakland Artisans Festival brings together local makers, craftspeople, artisans & merchants from our Eco-Industrial Park, The Neighborhood, The Town, ...

Wednesday, September 11

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, September 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 4 to ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, September 12

“LINES” Free Ballet Dance Workshop | Grace Cathedral
Thursday, September 12 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to all; registration on arrival.
| Grace Cathedral
"LINES" Free Ballet Dance Workshop | Grace Cathedral

A free series of dance workshops hosted by Grace Cathedral and the 2019 Artist in Residence Alonzo King, every 2nd & 4th Thursday from June 13 – August 22, 2019 at 1 pm. Alonzo King LINES Ballet welcomes the PD community with an authentic and ...Monthly

CityDance 2019: Free Live Music, K-Pop Dance & Beer Garden | San Jose
Thursday, September 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
CityDance 2019: Free Live Music, K-Pop Dance & Beer Garden | San Jose

Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun every Thursday evening from Aug. 15 to Oct. 3 for free live music and dance lessons. San Jose CityDance 2019 Thursdays, Aug. 15 – Oct. 3, 2019 | 6 pm to 9 pm Plaza De Cesar ...

Sunday, September 15

Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley
Sunday, September 15 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| La Peña Cultural Center
Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley

This free, participatory event has been a staple at La Peña Cultural Center for 12 years due to it’s incredible fun, and recurs every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Come enjoy the Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances, and songs of rumba. Rumba is the ...Monthly

Wednesday, September 18

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, September 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 4 to ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, September 19

CityDance 2019: Free Live Music, Bachata Dance Lesson & Beer Garden | San Jose
Thursday, September 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
CityDance 2019: Free Live Music, Bachata Dance Lesson & Beer Garden | San Jose

Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun every Thursday evening from Aug. 15 to Oct. 3 for free live music and dance lessons. San Jose CityDance 2019 Thursdays, Aug. 15 – Oct. 3, 2019 | 6 pm to 9 pm Plaza De Cesar ...

Friday, September 20

Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley
Friday, September 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations welcome
| La Peña Cultural Center

Enjoy a lively evening of music, dancing, and zapateado– bring your dance shoes and instruments, or just come and enjoy the music and dance. Son Jarocho is a lively traditional art form from the southern Mexican state of Veracruz that sits on the coast of the ...Monthly

Wednesday, September 25

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, September 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 4 to ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, September 26

“LINES” Free Ballet Dance Workshop | Grace Cathedral
Thursday, September 26 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to all; registration on arrival.
| Grace Cathedral
"LINES" Free Ballet Dance Workshop | Grace Cathedral

A free series of dance workshops hosted by Grace Cathedral and the 2019 Artist in Residence Alonzo King, every 2nd & 4th Thursday from June 13 – August 22, 2019 at 1 pm. Alonzo King LINES Ballet welcomes the PD community with an authentic and ...Monthly

CityDance 2019: Free Live Music, Disco Dance & Beer Garden | San Jose
Thursday, September 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
CityDance 2019: Free Live Music, Disco Dance & Beer Garden | San Jose

Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun every Thursday evening from Aug. 15 to Oct. 3 for free live music and dance lessons. San Jose CityDance 2019 Thursdays, Aug. 15 – Oct. 3, 2019 | 6 pm to 9 pm Plaza De Cesar ...

Friday, September 27

Free Swing Dance Class on SF’s Rooftop Park | SF
Friday, September 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Swing Dance Class on SF's Rooftop Park | SF

Dust off your dancing shoes. Shimmytown brings a live band and professional Lindy Hop dance instructors. Free Swing Dance Class on SF’s Rooftop Park Friday, August 23, September 27, October 25, 2019 |  pm to  pm Salesforce Park (Main Plaza), 425 Mission St., San Francisco FREE ...

Wednesday, October 2

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, October 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 4 to ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, October 3

CityDance 2019: Free Mambo, Merengue & Cumbia Dance | San Jose
Thursday, October 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
CityDance 2019: Free Mambo, Merengue & Cumbia Dance | San Jose

Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun every Thursday evening from Aug. 15 to Oct. 3 for free live music and dance lessons. San Jose CityDance 2019 Thursdays, Aug. 15 – Oct. 3, 2019 | 6 pm to 9 pm Plaza De Cesar ...

Throwback Thursdays at Virgil’s: Late 90’s to Early 2000’s Pop | SF
Thursday, October 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Virgil's Sea Room
Throwback Thursdays at Virgil's: Late 90's to Early 2000's Pop | SF

Hey, queers. Oops…they did it again. They’re starting 2018 right with a little turn of the century reminiscing. Get dirty with your queer fam while they pump your favorite late 90s, early 2000s pop tunes in a safe and inclusive space. Dress the part and ...Monthly

Sunday, October 6

Bandaloop’s Aerial Dance Free Flight Workshop Day | Oakland
Sunday, October 6 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration is Required
| Bandaloop Studio
Bandaloop’s Aerial Dance Free Flight Workshop Day | Oakland

Get a free test flight with Bandaloop, the crazy cool dancing-off-the-walls aerial dance troupe. This is your chance to float in the air and dance on walls – no experience necessary. Bandaloop is hosting a free open house with free test flights. Test flights are ...

Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley
Sunday, October 6 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| La Peña Cultural Center
Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley

This free, participatory event has been a staple at La Peña Cultural Center for 12 years due to its incredible fun, and recurs every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Come enjoy the Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances, and songs of rumba. Rumba is the ...Monthly

Wednesday, October 9

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, October 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 4 to ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, October 10

“LINES” Free Ballet Dance Workshop | Grace Cathedral
Thursday, October 10 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to all; registration on arrival.
| Grace Cathedral
"LINES" Free Ballet Dance Workshop | Grace Cathedral

A free series of dance workshops hosted by Grace Cathedral and the 2019 Artist in Residence Alonzo King, every 2nd & 4th Thursday from June 13 – August 22, 2019 at 1 pm. Alonzo King LINES Ballet welcomes the PD community with an authentic and ...Monthly

Saturday, October 12

2019 Bay Area Diwali Festival: Indian Food, Bollywood Dance & Music | Cupertino
Saturday, October 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission and parking are free.
| Memorial Park (Cupertino)
2019 Bay Area Diwali Festival: Indian Food, Bollywood Dance & Music | Cupertino
Come to enjoy the festive atmosphere of sari festooned trees, spectacular lanterns, and a cultural kaleidoscope of activities and performances. Beginning at 11 am with the popular Kids Zone art show and grand opening ceremony at 12:30 pm. The festival appeals to all the senses; delicious ...

Friday, October 18

Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley
Friday, October 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations welcome
| La Peña Cultural Center

Enjoy a lively evening of music, dancing, and zapateado– bring your dance shoes and instruments, or just come and enjoy the music and dance. Son Jarocho is a lively traditional art form from the southern Mexican state of Veracruz that sits on the coast of the ...Monthly

Sunday, October 20

Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley
Sunday, October 20 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| La Peña Cultural Center
Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley

This free, participatory event has been a staple at La Peña Cultural Center for 12 years due to it’s incredible fun, and recurs every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Come enjoy the Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances, and songs of rumba. Rumba is the ...Monthly