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Saturday, July 20

2019 Fair Trade Bazaar at the de Young | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 20 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | de Young Museum
2019 Fair Trade Bazaar at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

A world of art awaits you at the 9th Annual Fair Trade Bazaar, showcasing artisans from around the world. Shop a unique selection of items with modern flair including jewelry, textiles, and native handcrafts reflecting cultures represented in the museum’s collections. 2019 Fair Trade Bazaar ...

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday
Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to San Francisco 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 de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday
Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to San Francisco 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, including ...Every Saturday

Menlo Park Summerfest 2019 | July 20-21
Saturday, July 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but some activities may have a fee.
| Downtown Menlo Park
Menlo Park Summerfest 2019 | July 20-21

The long, laid-back, lovely days of summer are here and the Bay Area’s popular outdoor festival season is in full swing. For a sun-splashed weekend featuring two days of stellar live music, world-class art by 200 of America’s top artists, fabulous food and drink, artisan specialty ...

39th Annual Native American Festival | Point Reyes
Saturday, July 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bear Valley Visitor Center
39th Annual Native American Festival | Point Reyes
Point Reyes National Seashore invites you to the 39th Annual Big Time Festival, a traditional Native American trade festival at Kule Loklo, a Coast Miwok Cultural Exhibit. Walk through Kule Loklo with an appetite for listening, talking, learning, and storytelling with demonstrators, allies, park staff, volunteers, and ...
USS Hornet’s 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing | Alameda
USS Hornet's 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing | Alameda
Join in commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the epic Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, the first time humans walked on the Moon in the entire history of mankind, on July 20th from 10 am to 5 pm. The USS Hornet flawlessly recovered these first moon walkers ...
2019 San Francisco Anime & Cosplay Festival | Japantown
Saturday, July 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2019 San Francisco Anime & Cosplay Festival | Japantown
Celebrate all things anime and cosplay. All Bay Area Cosplayers and Anime lovers are encouraged to get your favorite wigs and costumes on while exploring great shops and restaurants in East and West Japantown Malls. This festival boasts lots of contests and interactive games on the Japantown ...
2019 San Francisco Art Book Fair
Saturday, July 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Minnesota Street Project
2019 San Francisco Art Book Fair

The SF Art Book Fair is an annual multi-day festival of artists’ publications. The event is free and open to the public and features artists’ books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, zines, printed ephemera, and artists’ multiples. These works are presented by over 100 independent publishers, ...

2019 Urban Youth Graffiti Arts Festival | SF
Saturday, July 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Precita Park
2019 Urban Youth Graffiti Arts Festival | SF
Each year, the Urban Youth Arts Festival sets up a huge community painting wall in Precita Park for artists of all ages to express themselves, along with music and fun – typically with over 500 feet of wall space. There’s also sometimes free food thanks to the YMCA ...
3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland
Saturday, July 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (Oakland)
3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland

Every third Saturday, the Oakland Art Murmur presents a free guided walking tour based on a different theme each tour. Tours take place on the third Saturday of each month and are led by prominent Oakland gallery directors, curators, writers, and artists. You may check their website ...Monthly

“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF
Saturday, July 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
| Monument
"Sketchboard": Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF

Join in at the Monument (140 9th St), for figure drawing accompanied by live musicians. Everyone is welcome, we are a mix of seasoned artists, students, and first timers. Poses range from 2, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 minutes. There will be easels provided and ...Monthly

Sunday, July 21

Menlo Summerfest 2019: Sunday | Menlo Park
Sunday, July 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but some activities may have a fee.
| Downtown Menlo Park
Menlo Summerfest 2019: Sunday | Menlo Park

The long, laid-back, lovely days of summer are here and the Bay Area’s popular outdoor festival season is in full swing. For a sun-splashed weekend featuring two days of stellar live music, world-class art by 200 of America’s top artists, fabulous food and drink, artisan specialty ...

Meet & Greet w/ Apollo 11 USS Hornet Crew | Alameda
Meet & Greet w/ Apollo 11 USS Hornet Crew | Alameda

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission which landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, with Neil Armstrong taking the historic first steps on the moon 6 hours later. The first steps on the moon took place at 7:56pm Pacific Time. Apollo ...

Summer 2019 “Urban Air Market” 100+ Local, Sustainable Vendors | Oakland
Summer 2019 "Urban Air Market" 100+ Local, Sustainable Vendors | Oakland
Urban Air Market, a pop-up marketplace for sustainable design will provide Oakland residents with a mini-version of its one day street festival for locally made, high-quality, sustainable goods in Uptown Oakland on William St. at Telegraph from 11 am to 6 pm on July 21, 2019. Enjoy live ...
2019 San Francisco Art Book Fair
Sunday, July 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Minnesota Street Project
2019 San Francisco Art Book Fair

The SF Art Book Fair is an annual multi-day festival of artists’ publications. The event is free and open to the public and features artists’ books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, zines, printed ephemera, and artists’ multiples. These works are presented by over 100 independent publishers, ...

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, July 21 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford

Stanford University’s distinguished outdoor art collection includes nearly 100 sculptures and features important figurative and abstract works in a variety of media by artists of the late 19th century to the present. This tour begins in front of the Cantor Arts Center with marble statues, ...Monthly

SF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations
SF's "Antique Vibrator Museum" Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations

Did you know SF has an Antique Vibrator Museum? Take a free tour of this unique space every 3rd Sunday of the month with Antique Vibrator Museum curator Dr. Carol Queen.  Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store ...Monthly

Tuesday, July 23

USS Hornet: Free Admission Day For Teachers | Alameda
Tuesday, July 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for Bay Area teachers with RSVP. Bring a school ID and receive complimentary admission for 2.
| USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum
USS Hornet: Free Admission Day For Teachers | Alameda
Calling all Bay Area Teachers – On July 23rd at 10 am, be a guest and learn all about the exciting education programs available at the USS Hornet. To celebrate the Splashdown 50 Anniversary, all educators are invited to come aboard and visit the amazing ...

Thursday, July 25

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF

The Asian Art Museum is back on Valentine’s Day February 14 through August 29, 2019. The museum will be open until 9 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, ...Every Thursday

BigPicture NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
BigPicture NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Be the first to see the Academy’s sixth annual BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition exhibit! Celebrate the best in nature and wildlife photography and explore the power of imagery in illuminating and informing conservation work.
Exploratorium After Dark: Out of This World | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Out of This World | Pier 15
The most distant human-made object is over 13 billion miles from Earth…and counting. Reach out of our atmosphere, toward the edges of our universe, and explore the current frontiers of extraterrestrial knowledge. From the search for life to theoretical models of the future universe, discover ...

Friday, July 26

2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival | July 26-28
Friday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: $17.99*
*$17.99 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $20 at the door.
| Christmas Hill Park
2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival | July 26-28

Come to the 2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival and celebrate 41 years of family fun—along with great garlicky food, live entertainment, and more. 2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival – Friday, July 26, 2019 | 10 am-7 pm – Saturday, July 27, 2019 | 10 am-8 pm – ...

Art on the Square | Redwood City
Friday, July 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Art on the Square | 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 ...

Saturday, July 27

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday
Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to San Francisco 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 de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday
Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to San Francisco 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, including ...Every Saturday

2019 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Saturday | Alameda
Saturday, July 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Park Street (Alameda)
2019 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Saturday | Alameda

The 2019 Park Street Art & Wine Faire is Alameda’s biggest event of the year featuring over 300 arts, crafts, and food, local wines and regional beers, live music, and a special kids’ area from 10 am to 6 pm on July 27-28, 2019. Each day offers continuous ...

2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival | July 26-28
Saturday, July 27 – All Day | Cost: $17.99*
*$17.99 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $20 at the door.
| Christmas Hill Park
2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival | July 26-28

Come to the 2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival and celebrate 41 years of family fun—along with great garlicky food, live entertainment, and more. 2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival – Friday, July 26, 2019 | 10 am-7 pm – Saturday, July 27, 2019 | 10 am-8 pm – ...

2019 PAL Music Festival | Redwood City
Saturday, July 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
2019 PAL Music Festival | Redwood City

The 2019 Redwood City PAL (Police Activities League) Music Festival features wonderful live music from the Bay Area and beyond, Art on the Square, a family area, and food and drink vendors. This event helps support PAL’s educational and recreational summer programs for the children in ...

Art on the Square “PAL Music Festival” | Redwood City
Saturday, July 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Art on the Square "PAL Music Festival" | 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 ...

RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Oakland
Saturday, July 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Old Kan Beer
RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Oakland

Come join our us as we take over another brewery tap room, for Round #2 of the RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour. We have added a couple new local artists, and are super excited to have the excellent Epidemic Brewing as our host. They have excellent ...Monthly