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Thursday, July 25

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, July 25 – 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

Shanghai Kelly’s Customer Appreciation Party: Free Food & Cheap Booze | SF
Thursday, July 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover. Free food while supplies last and for paying customers only
| Shanghai Kelly's
Shanghai Kelly's Customer Appreciation Party: Free Food & Cheap Booze | SF
Russian Hill dive Shanghai Kelly’s hosts a customer appreciation party on Thursday July 25, 2019 with free food (while supplies last, of course), cheap booze and “good times.”

Summer “Truth Thursdays”: Arts & Culture | San Leandro
Thursday, July 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Leandro Tech Campus
Summer “Truth Thursdays”: Arts & Culture | San Leandro

The San Leandro Improvement Association presents “Truth Thursdays,” returning for the summer on Thursday, May 23 from 5 to 8:30 pm, occurring every fourth Thursday of the month through August at the San Leandro Tech Campus in Downtown San Leandro. Surrounding the 55-foot tall Truth ...

Summer Sounds Outside: Cajun/Zydeco | Walnut Creek
Thursday, July 25 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
Summer Sounds Outside: Cajun/Zydeco | Walnut Creek

This outdoor summer concert series is free and takes place on the outdoor plaza of the beautiful Lesher Center for the Arts in the heart of Downtown Walnut Creek. Enjoy beverages and snacks while grooving to Summer Sounds. Concerts will take place from 5:30-7 pm ...

5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF
5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special 5-Course Tasting Menu with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit tropical drinks on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Read the awesome review of this $39 tasting menu in the Chronicle. Francesca’s has ...Every Thursday

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...Monthly

Oakland’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Bohemian Rhapsody” | Jack London Square
Thursday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Oakland's Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Bohemian Rhapsody" | Jack London Square

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of Hollywood blockbuster favorites every other Thursday evening on the Jack London Square Ferry Lawn. The movie will begin at sundown. Arrive early for pre-film festivities, good eats, and to save your spot. 2019 ...

2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights “Coco” | San Jose
Thursday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
| Avaya Stadium
2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights "Coco" | San Jose

Quakes Movie Nights, is returning on the big screen at Avaya Stadium for the second consecutive year in 2019. 2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights July 11 – August 8, 2019 | 6 pm (Movies starts at 6:30 pm) Avaya Stadium (Quakes 7UP Epicenter | 1123 ...

French Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF
Thursday, July 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Asiento
French Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF

Every last Thursday of the month, Moules à Facettes invites you in SF for an afterwork party with French drinks, French music and quality people from everywhere. That you are a regular or a newcomer, feel free to share the love to all your friends, ...Monthly

Moraga Summer Concert: Hits from the 40’s to Present | East Bay
Thursday, July 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Hits from the 40's to Present | East Bay

On Thursday evenings, head for the Moraga Commons Park for a relaxing free concert in the park. Bring your picnic blanket or lawn chairs to the grassy hillside in front of the band shell. Enjoy the music while your children enjoy the park. The volunteers ...

Music & Market Summer Concert: Michael Jackson Tribute | Concord
Thursday, July 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: Michael Jackson Tribute | Concord

The 30th Annual Music & Market Series returns to Todos Santos Plaza featuring a cream of the crop schedule of Bay Area bands, and one of the best Farmers Markets anywhere in downtown Concord. The Farmers Market is from 4-8 pm with music from 6:30-8 ...

Coit Comedy: Stand Up Comedy & Free Golden Boy Pizza | SF
Coit Comedy: Stand Up Comedy & Free Golden Boy Pizza | SF

Coit Comedy is a stand-up comedy show every last Thursday of every month in the basement of historic bar Columbus Cafe in North Beach featuring the best comedians in the bay and free Golden Boy Pizza. Many of the comics you can expect to see ...Monthly

La Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission
Thursday, July 25 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pop's Bar
La Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission

Put an exclamation mark on your weekend. DJ Clave keeps the beat and brings you a mix of the classic Latin stuff with the funkiest EDM. Salsa, Merengue, Electro-Cumbia, Breaks, Hip Hop, and Nu Latin Beats on the speakers. A Piñata to break, drink specials, ...Monthly

Movie Night in the Park: Into the Spider-Verse | San Rafael
Thursday, July 25 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring your blanket, low chair, picnic, snacks and flashlight.
| Pickleweed Park
Movie Night in the Park: Into the Spider-Verse | San Rafael

These great movies are coming to a park near you. The San Rafael Community Services Department invites you to enjoy these free movies under the stars. Bring a picnic dinner, blanket and low beach chairs to enjoy family film favorites every Thursday evening beginning July ...

Friday, July 26

Mountain Mike’s Pizza Grand Opening Celebration | Santa Rosa
Friday, July 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain Mike's Pizza (Santa Rosa)
Mountain Mike’s Pizza Grand Opening Celebration | Santa Rosa
Pizza fans in the community are invited to celebrate the return of Mountain Mike’s Pizza in Santa Rosa on Friday, July 26th. After being burned down in the 2017 Tubbs Fire, the new, larger location will be kicking off a day of celebrations starting at ...
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 – ...

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...Monthly

2019 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason
Friday, July 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2019 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason

Join thousands of runners and spectators at The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon Health & Fitness Expo and experience the best in running, health, and nutrition. Over 27,500 runners and over 80,000 spectators will fill the city on race day. The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon is ...

NorCal Night Market: 200+ Food & Shopping Stalls | July 26-28
Friday, July 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tickets are sold at the door. Children 3 and under are free. Parking is $10. Both admission and parking are cash only.
| Alameda County Fairgrounds (Pleasanton Ave.)
NorCal Night Market: 200+ Food & Shopping Stalls | July 26-28

NorCal Night Market, the largest night market food, merchandise, and arts festival in the Bay Area is back for its second year. Enjoy all the nighttime sights, sounds, and flavors in a spacious, picturesque location. Imagine strolling through rows of merchandise, games & crafts booths ...

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, July 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. Sightglass Coffee Cupping Every Friday | 3 pm Sightglass Coffee, 270 7th Street, SF FREE, but an RSVP is required Cupping is a powerful tool for evaluating coffees ...Every Friday

Win Tix: 2019 NorCal Night Market | Alameda County Fair
Friday, July 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Single Day Pass $5 / 3-Night Weekend Pass $12 / Kids under 3 are Free
| Alameda County Fair
The largest night market food, merchandise, and arts festival in the Bay Area enjoy all the nighttime sights, sounds, and flavors in a spacious, picturesque location. NorCal Night Market is inspired by the famous open-air nighttime bazaars of Asia, where people of all ages come ...
Parties in the Park at Peralta Hacienda Historical Park | Oakland
Friday, July 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Parties in the Park at Peralta Hacienda Historical Park | Oakland

This summer, Peralta Hacienda Historical Park is going to be LIT. 5 community celebrations will be thrown away, 5 Fridays in a row, and everything is free. Event Dates: Fridays, July 5, July 12, July 19, July 26, August 2, 5 pm to 8 pm ...

Oakland Unite Summer Nights at Willie Wilkins Park | East Bay
Friday, July 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Willie Wilkins Park
Oakland Unite Summer Nights at Willie Wilkins Park | East Bay

Come on out for Summer Nights at Willie Wilkins. Carnival-style games, basketball, soccer, tie dye, face painting, temporary tattoos, music, food – plus tons of prizes (gift cards, Great America tickets, tablets, and more.) Event Dates: Friday, July 5th Friday, July 12th Friday, July 19th ...

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Fog Appreciation Night | SF
Friday, July 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Fog Appreciation Night | SF

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered ...Every Friday

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, July 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...Monthly

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, July 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...Monthly

Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works
Friday, July 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
| Ocean View Brew Works
Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works

Join every 2nd and 4th Friday at Albany’s favorite locally owned microbrewery for Laughs on Tap. A free stand up comedy show featuring the best comedians in the Bay Area and beyond. Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night Every 2nd & 4th Friday | 7:30 ...Monthly

Saturday, July 27

2019 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason
Saturday, July 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2019 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason

Join thousands of runners and spectators at The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon Health & Fitness Expo and experience the best in running, health, and nutrition. Over 27,500 runners and over 80,000 spectators will fill the city on race day. The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon is ...

“Java & Jazz”: Coffee, Pasties & Concord Jazz History | Concord
"Java & Jazz": Coffee, Pasties & Concord Jazz History | Concord

Visit Concord is proud to announce an amazing lineup of events in honor of 50 years of Jazz in Concord.  A monthly Java & Jazz series offered June through August benefits the Concord Historical Society and shares the history of Concord Records, the Concord Jazz ...

2019 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships | July 27-28
2019 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships | July 27-28

You are invited to become part of the Berkeley Kite Festival where the earth, wind, and sky combine to create an unequaled festival experience. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 34th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find ...