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Wednesday, August 1

First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek
Wednesday, August 1 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Downtown
First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek “First Wednesday” monthly street festival brings together hundreds of people to Cypress Street in downtown Walnut Creek for a fun-filled evening of live music, dancing, local restaurants, wine and beer, Kids Fun Zone, interactive games and free prizes. First Wednesday Street Fest: Live ...

Movie Night on the Green: “Paddington” | Marin
Wednesday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin Country Mart
Movie Night on the Green: “Paddington" | Marin

Bring your family to the weekly and complimentary outdoor movie night series at the Marin Country Mart at 6 pm on Wednesdays, June 20 – August 29, 2018. All Marin Country Mart events are held in the courtyard, where greenery and seating offer the ambience ...

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, August 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...

Thursday, August 2

Moraga Summer Concert: Bay Area 60’s Psychedelic Rock | East Bay
Thursday, August 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Bay Area 60's Psychedelic Rock | 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 Concerts: James Clark Presents Elvis, Elton & Mick | Concord
Thursday, August 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: James Clark Presents Elvis, Elton & Mick | Concord

The 29th 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 ...

Outdoor Waterfront Flicks: “Bridesmaids” | Jack London Square
Thursday, August 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Outdoor Waterfront Flicks: "Bridesmaids" | Jack London Square

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of Jack London Square’s hit Waterfront Flicks series. Waterfront Flicks begins on Thursday, June 21 with a special Oakland A’s night celebrating the 25th anniversary of the coming-of-age baseball ...

Friday, August 3

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, August 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Block Party

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown Northgate) springs to life with galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local ...

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, August 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regular admission is $18 ...

Bayview First Fridays: Entertainment, Karaoke & Food Truck | Seven Stills
Friday, August 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and drinks
| Seven Stills Brewery & Distillery (Bayview)
Bayview First Fridays: Entertainment, Karaoke & Food Truck | Seven Stills

Join Seven Stills every first Friday of the month for a free concert or comedy show featuring a different act each month. Their neighbors at Laughing Monk will have your karaoke fix and a food truck will be running outside. Bayview First Fridays Every First ...

Saturday, August 4

1901 Edwardian Picnic & Dance In The Park | Alameda
Saturday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Lincoln Park
1901 Edwardian Picnic & Dance In The Park | Alameda
Pack a picnic lunch and join us in beautiful Lincoln Park for a Free Edwardian Picnic Dance. The celebrated Bangers & Mash plays an afternoon of beautiful waltzes and other popular Edwardian dances. The leisurely picnic begins at 10 am with formal dancing from 1 ...
2018 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Milpitas
Saturday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Milpitas Library
2018 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Milpitas

Once again, the most sought-after Filipino dish, the “Adobo”, is coming your way. The festival features performances from famous Filipino entertainers, competitions, cook-offs, games and a bazaar. 2018 Adobo Festival Sat-Sun, August 4-5, 2018 | 11 am to 7 pm 101 N Main St. between Windsor ...

Peet’s Coffee Free Saturday Guided Tasting Series | SF
Peet's Coffee Free Saturday Guided Tasting Series | SF

Like wine, there are so many varieties of coffee that tasting them all can be somewhat overwhelming. Guided Tastings allow you to experience the flavor characteristics of a particular coffee and compare it to another coffee from the same or different growing region or processing ...

“Playland-on-Balboa” Music & Art Festival | Richmond Dist.
Saturday, August 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Balboa & 35th
"Playland-on-Balboa" Music & Art Festival | Richmond Dist.
Join RDNC for live music, family activities, local artisans and great food at the 2nd Playland on Balboa Music Festival. The event is free and open to the community. Live music will be held at an outdoor stage as well as within the Balboa Theater, La ...

Sunday, August 5

2018 Fremont Festival of the Art | Sunday
Sunday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fremont Festival of the Arts
2018 Fremont Festival of the Art | Sunday

With nearly 400,000 guests, the annual Fremont Festival of the Arts is “the largest free outdoor festival west of the Mississippi,” covering more than four walking miles. The festival features over 700 top-quality artisan booths delight the most discerning shoppers, music lovers enjoy continuous music ...

National Farmers Market Week 2018 | August 5-11
Sunday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
National Farmers Market Week 2018 | August 5-11
Join CUESA in celebrating National Farmers Market Week, August 5-11. Support local farms and food producers this week and year-round at CUESA’s famers markets. Ferry Plaza Farmers Market in San Francisco on Saturdays (8 am to 2 pm) and Tuesdays and Thursdays (10 am to 2 ...
2018 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Milpitas
Sunday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Milpitas Library
2018 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Milpitas

Once again, the most sought-after Filipino dish, the “Adobo”, is coming your way. The festival features performances from famous Filipino entertainers, competitions, cook-offs, games and a bazaar. 2018 Adobo Festival Sat-Sun, August 4-5, 2018 | 11 am to 7 pm 101 N Main St. between Windsor ...

“Doggie World” Festival & Parade | 45th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair
Sunday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown
"Doggie World" Festival & Parade | 45th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair
The 7th annual Doggie World will be a gathering place for the four-legged members of the community during the  Nihonmachi Street Fair in San Francisco, California from 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday, August 5, 2018. Local animal experts and adoption agencies will also be on ...
2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party | SF
Sunday, August 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party | SF

Join first Sundays of the month for a block party in Civic Center Commons. This family-friendly event will feature recreational activities for all ages, brunchy food and drinks from Off the Grid, a DJ, an open-air bazaar with one-of-a-kind goods created by local SF Etsy ...

Monday, August 6

Live at Lagunitas: tune-yards | Petaluma
Monday, August 6 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: tune-yards | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

Tuesday, August 7

“Lagunitas Live”: RSVPs Open for Free King Tuff Concert | Petaluma
Tuesday, August 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
"Lagunitas Live": RSVPs Open for Free King Tuff Concert | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

Udder Hilarity at Hollow Cow: Great Food, Drinks & A Comedy Show | SF
Tuesday, August 7 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat
| Hollow Cow
Udder Hilarity at Hollow Cow: Great Food, Drinks & A Comedy Show | SF

Come see a comedy show at the intimate back patio of Hollow Cow every first and third Tuesday of the month.  The bar serves fantastic food, great drinks, and some of San Francisco’s finest comics who have performed at Cobb’s Punchline, Sketchfest, and even have ...

Wednesday, August 8

Movie Night on the Green: “Charlotte’s Web” | Marin
Wednesday, August 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin Country Mart
Movie Night on the Green: “Charlotte's Web” | Marin

Bring your family to the weekly and complimentary outdoor movie night series at the Marin Country Mart at 6 pm on Wednesdays, June 20 – August 29, 2018. All Marin Country Mart events are held in the courtyard, where greenery and seating offer the ambience ...

The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF
Wednesday, August 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ocean Ale House
The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF

Every 2nd Wednesday in San Francisco, comedians Jill Maragos, Phil Griffiths and Andrew Orolfo host the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians in the welcoming and homey space of Ocean Ale House. Enjoy great comedy and some local brew. The Laugh Boat: Local Brews ...

Thursday, August 9

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, August 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie 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. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye ...

Moraga Summer Concert: Hits from the 40’s to Present | East Bay
Thursday, August 9 – 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 Concerts: Stung | Concord
Thursday, August 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Stung | Concord

The 29th 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 ...

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, August 9 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hop Dogma Brewing Company
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula

Every second Thursday of the month, Comedy Sharks standup night features some of the Bay Area’s best comedians. Come on out and enjoy some laughs with your neighbors, hosted by Phil Griffiths & Hop Dogma Brewing Company. The show starts at 7:30 pm; seating is limited, ...

Friday, August 10

Concerts at the Cove: East Bay Mudd | Alameda
Friday, August 10 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Crab Cove
Concerts at the Cove: East Bay Mudd | Alameda

Groove to free concerts at Crab Cove in Alameda. Concerts at the Cove features live music, food, extended hours at the Crab Cove Visitor Center, family activities, and beautiful views of the San Francisco Bay. Free Starlight Movies in the Park will again take place this summer ...

The San Francisco Summer Cocktail Party 2018
Friday, August 10 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Bar Fluxus
The San Francisco Summer Cocktail Party 2018

You’re invited to San Francisco’s Summer Cocktail Party, a special celebration of seasonal cocktails – with DJs, live art and a dance floor. And it all takes place at Bar Fluxus, SF’s newest art bar that’s tucked away in a secret alley you’d never find on your own. ...