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Saturday, July 20

2019 Niles Dog Show: Family Dogs & Family Fun | East Bay
Saturday, July 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*There is a charge for registering dogs in competition. See website.
| Niles Community Park
2019 Niles Dog Show: Family Dogs & Family Fun | East Bay
Enjoy a day packed with fun and excitement for dogs and people at the show’s 21st anniversary celebration. The focus is family fun and family pets with registered dogs competing for Best Costume, Most Interesting Mix, Best Dog/Person Look-Alike and other fun titles. Foods trucks and booths ...
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 ...
2019 Orchids In The Park Kick Off: Summer Show & Sale | SF
Saturday, July 20 – All Day | Cost: $5*
*$5, under 16 Free
| San Francisco County Fair Building
2019 Orchids In The Park Kick Off: Summer Show & Sale | SF

The San Francisco Orchid Society invites you to join in at the Summer show and sale.  Come see thousands of beautiful and unusual orchids from around the world for sale and on display. You will find orchids of all kinds, colors, shapes, and fragrances. Some ...

LaborFest 2019: WPA Berkeley Walk | East Bay
Saturday, July 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Main Berkeley Post Office
LaborFest 2019: WPA Berkeley Walk | East Bay
This walk will explore the “New Deal nexus” in Berkeley that includes Berkeley High School, the Community Theater, Civic Center Park, Post Office art, the old UC Press Building (now being repurposed as the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive), and the old Farm ...
LaborFest 2019: San Bruno Mountain Wilderness Walk | Brisbane
Saturday, July 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Bruno Mountain Watch
LaborFest 2019: San Bruno Mountain Wilderness Walk | Brisbane
In 1968, David Schooley chained himself to a bulldozer at the foot of the San Bruno Mountain. The activism of David and many other community members was crucial in protecting much of the mountain, allowing for the creation of a public park where working people ...
LaborFest 2019: SF Waterfront Labor History Walk | SF
Saturday, July 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | 75 Folsom St.
LaborFest 2019: SF Waterfront Labor History Walk | SF
There are many stories about labor struggles in San Francisco. The walk will focus on the maritime industry from 1835 until the burning of the blue book in 1934. Also, labor historian Larry Shoup will discuss the history of the 1901 transportation workers strike led ...
40th Street Summer Block Party | Oakland
Saturday, July 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 40th & Webster (Temescal)
40th Street Summer Block Party | Oakland
The 40th Street Summer Block Party returns on Saturday, July 20, 2019. Get ready to rock out to great live music curated by Broken Guitars Oakland, local food and beer, and unique artisan vendors. This year, they’ve expanded the event to two blocks with two awesome ...
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 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 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 ...
LaborFest 2019: Press Freedoms & Whistleblowers | SF
Saturday, July 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 518 Valencia
LaborFest 2019: Press Freedoms & Whistleblowers | SF
Journalists and whistleblowers are under attack, from Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning to freelance journalist Bryan Carmody in San Francisco. When the president of the United States calls journalists “scum” and encourages his supporters to verbally and physically threaten journalists, the right of all journalists ...
2019 Obon Festival & Bazaar | July 20-21
Saturday, July 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Buddhist Temple
2019 Obon Festival & Bazaar | July 20-21

The Mountain View Buddhist Temple celebrates its annual Obon Festival, a mid-summer Buddhist holiday, on Saturday, July 20, 2019 4 pm to 10 pm and Sunday, July 21, 2019 noon to 9 pm. On Saturday, there will be a “Maui Bon Dance” performance at 8 ...

SF’s Filipino Night Market “Undiscovered” | 2019 Kickoff
SF's Filipino Night Market "Undiscovered" | 2019 Kickoff
Inspired by the vibrant night markets of Asia, Undiscovered is a free monthly music and food festival and curated collection of emerging artists and merchants that celebrate the rich cultural heritage of SF’s new SOMA Pilipinas Cultural District. Undiscovered SF Creative Night Market, celebrating Filipino-American food, music, and ...
Win Tix: VIP Filipino Food Passport at Undiscovered Night Market | SF
Saturday, July 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: WIN | 598 Stevenson St.
San Francisco’s highly successful Filipino inspired night market UNDISCOVERED SF returns for a third season – kicking off July 20th with headliner Jocelyn Enriquez, the “Queen of Freestyle” The free, family-friendly night market located in SOMA Pilipinas, San Francisco’s Filipino cultural heritage district, will take ...
Final Night: 25th Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland
Final Night: 25th Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland

The 2019 Brainwash Movie Festival is an eclectic show of (mostly short) movies curated from all over the world that you drive-in, bike-in, or walk-in to. The festival kicks off with drive-in nights on July 12-20, 2019 at Nimby (8410 Amelia St, Oakland). A must see again this ...

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 ...

2019 Orchids In The Park Final Day: Summer Show & Sale | SF
Sunday, July 21 – All Day | Cost: $5*
*$5, under 16 Free
| San Francisco County Fair Building
2019 Orchids In The Park Final Day: Summer Show & Sale | SF

The San Francisco Orchid Society invites you to join in at the Summer show and sale.  Come see thousands of beautiful and unusual orchids from around the world for sale and on display. You will find orchids of all kinds, colors, shapes, and fragrances. Some ...

LaborFest 2019: SF’s Market Street Bombing 1916 Walking Tour | SF
Sunday, July 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | One Market St.
LaborFest 2019: SF's Market Street Bombing 1916 Walking Tour | SF
During this walking tour, we visit several sites, which were integral to the unfolding of events following a bomb explosion on Steuart Street at Market Street on July 22, 1916. With fervor building to engage the United States in the war in Europe, businessmen in ...
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, ...

2019 Sugar Town Festival & Street Fair | Crockett
Sunday, July 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rolph Avenue
2019 Sugar Town Festival & Street Fair | Crockett
The Sugartown Festival is celebrating its 11th year on Sunday, July 21, 2019 from 11 am to 7 pm. It is a great outdoor music festival and street fair featuring arts and crafts, food, beer, wine and live entertainment. The festival features two stages with well-known artists. ...
The Village Artisan Market | Napa
Sunday, July 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Village (Napa)
The Village Artisan Market | Napa

Discover this version of a farmer’s market, but with world-class wine and live music. Focusing on Napa Valley artisans and purveyors of top culinary essentials, The Village’s Artisan Market is your opportunity to meet local artisans, sample specialties and take a piece of Napa Valley ...Monthly

Win Tix: National Ice Cream Day: Ice Cream Sunday | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Sunday, July 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*$5 GA / Kids 10 & under are Free
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with over 50 melt-worthy flavors – coned, cupped, rolled, scooped, swirled, and topped with everything under the sun. Enjoy your Sunday fun day with a cool and creamy ice cream sandwich, a twisted swirl topped with caramel, an icy scoop ...
2019 Obon Festival & Bazaar: Bon Odori, Taiko & Exhibits | Mountain View
Sunday, July 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Buddhist Temple
2019 Obon Festival & Bazaar: Bon Odori, Taiko & Exhibits | Mountain View

The Mountain View Buddhist Temple celebrates its annual Obon Festival, a mid-summer Buddhist holiday, on Saturday, July 20, 2019 4 pm to 10 pm and Sunday, July 21, 2019 noon to 9 pm. On Saturday, there will be a “Maui Bon Dance” performance at 8 ...

Vintage Blues Concert: HowellDevine | Union Square Live
Sunday, July 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Vintage Blues Concert: HowellDevine | 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 ...

25th Brainwash Silver Anniversary Party | Oakland
25th Brainwash Silver Anniversary Party | Oakland

The 2019 Brainwash Movie Festival is an eclectic show of (mostly short) movies curated from all over the world that you drive-in, bike-in, or walk-in to. The festival kicks off with drive-in nights on July 12-20, 2019 at Nimby (8410 Amelia St, Oakland). A must see again this ...

Monday, July 22

Moon Landing 50th Anniversary: Hornet Space Movies Festival | Alameda
Moon Landing 50th Anniversary: Hornet Space Movies Festival | Alameda
Come aboard to explore the future of space exploration through these Smithsonian Channel documentaries, while surrounded by the past innovations that launched men to the Moon! Movie Schedule: 11 am – 12:30 pm: “Finding Life in Outer Space” 1 pm – 2:30 pm: “Billionaire Space Club” 3 pm – ...

Tuesday, July 23

LaborFest 2019: Teachers Strike Panel | SF
Tuesday, July 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin Museum
LaborFest 2019: Teachers Strike Panel | SF
A recent wave of strikes, rallies, and wildcat actions led by teachers across the country have drawn attention to the most urgent issues faced by students and educators – school closures, budget cuts, understaffing, and the re-appropriation of public school funding for charter schools. This ...

Wednesday, July 24

Free Rooftop Salsa Concert at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, July 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Salsa Concert at Salesforce Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s newly-reopened 5.4 acre park on top of the Transit Center hosts a ton of free events every week highlighted by free weekly after-work outdoor rooftop concerts curated by People in Plazas. So close your laptop and open your soul with after work ...Every Wednesday

Latin/Cuban Concert: The Fito Reinoso Cuban Quartet | Union Square Live
Wednesday, July 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Latin/Cuban Concert: The Fito Reinoso Cuban Quartet | 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 ...