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Saturday, July 27

2019 Kidsfest “A Land Before Time” Art Party | Oakland
Saturday, July 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | FLAX Art & Design (Oakland)
2019 Kidsfest "A Land Before Time" Art Party | Oakland
Join FLAX for their annual Kidsfest, a free day of discovery, imagination, and learning for children and their parents from 11 am to 2 pm on Saturday, July 27, 2019. The 2019 theme is A Land Before Time. Think Jurassic Park, dinosaurs, giant ferns, fiery volcanos, cave ...
LaborFest 2019: City College Public Art Walk | SF
Saturday, July 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | City College of San Francisco (Phelan SF)
LaborFest 2019: City College Public Art Walk | SF
City College of San Francisco Ocean Campus was planned and built to include art works by WPA artists such as Herman Volz, Sargent Johnson, and Frederick Olmsted. Diego Rivera’s mural Pan-American Unity is only the most famous of the many public works on campus. See ...

2019 “Art + Soul” Festival: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, July 27 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*$12 Adults, $6 Seniors (65+) & 18 & under free
| Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
2019 "Art + Soul" Festival: Saturday | Oakland

Celebrate Oakland’s vibrant art and music scene at the biggest street party of the year, 2019 Art & Soul Festival, in downtown Oakland. 2019 Art & Soul Festival July 27-28, 2019 | Noon to 6 pm Downtown Oakland Tickets: $12 Adults; $6 Seniors (65+) & 18 ...

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 ...

7th Annual Mini Japanese Street Food Fest | Oakland
Saturday, July 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Umami Mart
7th Annual Mini Japanese Street Food Fest | Oakland
This year, celebrating the 7 year anniversary in their new location at 4027 Broadway. Love the new neighborhood and need to break in the space with true Umami Mart grandeur. Matsuri is always the biggest party of the year, and as always you are invited to ...
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 ...

6th Annual “Dancing on Waverly” Alley Festival | SF
Saturday, July 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Waverly Place
6th Annual "Dancing on Waverly" Alley Festival | SF
Drop in on July 27, 2019 to the 6th Annual Dancing on Waverly festival on Waverly Pl for a free, fun-filled afternoon of dancing and music. “Dancing on Waverly” features a variety of dance performances in Chinatown. Don’t forget to save the date. Please note: In 2018 the ...
Flagging in the Park w/ DJ Dawna Montell | AIDS Memorial Grove
Saturday, July 27 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | National AIDS Memorial Grove
Flagging in the Park w/ DJ Dawna Montell | AIDS Memorial Grove
Music begins playing around 12:30 pm and usually continues until around 4:30 pm. Bring a picnic lunch and blanket (no plastic tarps, please). For More Info and to Indicate Interested or Going: Flagging In The Park
81st Japanese “Ginza Bazaar”: Food, Taiko & Dance Festival | SF
Saturday, July 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Buddhist Church of San Francisco
81st Japanese "Ginza Bazaar": Food, Taiko & Dance Festival | SF

The Ginza Bazaar is a 81 year Japantown tradition offering two days of games, entertainment, Japanese food, and more at the Buddhist Church of San Francisco. The highlight of the weekend will be the 88th Bon Odori – a traditional Japanese Bon Dancing at 1 pm ...

NorCal Night Market: Food, Shopping & Entertainment Festival | Pleasanton
Saturday, July 27 – 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: Food, Shopping & Entertainment Festival | Pleasanton

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 ...

2019 Japanese Summer Bazaar | Berkeley
Saturday, July 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Food, games etc. available for purchase.
| Berkeley Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple
2019 Japanese Summer Bazaar | Berkeley

The Berkeley Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple will be holding its annual weekend summer bazaar fundraiser on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 4 pm to 8 pm, and Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 12 noon to 4 pm. Come enjoy the summer bazaar, eat home-style Japanese ...

Summer Havdalah & Epic 80s Dance Party | Berkeley
Summer Havdalah & Epic 80s Dance Party | Berkeley
Celebrate Havdalah and a dance party on the farm on Saturday, July 27, 2019. They are all coming back to the farm, for one magical night: Madonna, Prince, Billy Idol, Toto. Put on your party shores, people. You bring your moves. There will be wine coolers, Pop ...

Sunday, July 28

2019 Street Soccer USA Cup | Union Square
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square
2019 Street Soccer USA Cup | Union Square

San Francisco Cup and the Wondo Celebrity Match are coming back to Union Square. Street Soccer USA is hosting the Annual Bay Area Cup in Union Square, San Francisco. The cup features teams from all ages and backgrounds coming together in our Social Impact, Corporate, ...

2019 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Sunday | Alameda
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Park Street (Alameda)
2019 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Sunday | 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 East Bay SPCA Adopt-A-Thon: Meet 200+ Adoptable Pets | Oakland
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2019 East Bay SPCA Adopt-A-Thon: Meet 200+ Adoptable Pets | Oakland
The East Bay SPCA will host its 11th Annual Adopt-A-Thon at Jack London Square from 10 am to 2 pm on Sunday, July 28, 2019. More than 200 adoptable animals from the many East Bay pet adoption agencies will be present, including dogs, cats, rats, birds, ...
2019 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships | Berkeley
2019 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships | Berkeley

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 ...

2019 Saratoga Classic Car Show & Block Party | South Bay
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Saratoga Village
2019 Saratoga Classic Car Show & Block Party | South Bay
Up to 300 colorful classic and cool cars will gather along Big Basin Way in historic Saratoga as part of the 10th Annual Saratoga Classic Car Show from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, July 28, 2019. Classy food, tasty beer & wine from local ...
2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival | Final Day
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: $17.99*
*$17.99 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $20 at the door.
| Christmas Hill Park
2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival | Final Day

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 – ...

LaborFest 2019: Labor Politics & Architecture of San Francisco | SF
Sunday, July 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | ILWU Sculpture
LaborFest 2019: Labor Politics & Architecture of San Francisco | SF
Walk with Brad Wiedmaier, SEIU 2015 member & architectural historian. San Francisco has a rich political and labor history that is also connected to its buildings. In this history-by-the-buildings walk, Brad Wiedmaier will outline artifacts and events, and their connections to San Francisco’s past and present.
TreasureFest: “Hawaii In July” | Treasure Island
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: $3*
*$3-$5 early bird online / $7 last minute - includes free parking.
| TreasureFest (Treasure Island)
TreasureFest: "Hawaii In July" | Treasure Island

RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday Monthly

2019 “Up Your Alley Fair” & Fetish Street Festival | SoMa
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a donations are requested.
| Dore Alley
2019 "Up Your Alley Fair" & Fetish Street Festival | SoMa
This is no indie hipster fair with hand-knit scarves and folk music. Up Your Alley is only for real players, where leather daddies rule the streets of SoMa. If rubber, biker gear, or any variety of built, hairy men turns you on, then they’ve got it. In ...
2019 “Ginza Bazaar” & Bon Odori Japanese Dance | SF
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Buddhist Church of San Francisco
2019 "Ginza Bazaar" & Bon Odori Japanese Dance | SF

The Ginza Bazaar is a 81 year Japantown tradition offering two days of games, entertainment, Japanese food, and more at the Buddhist Church of San Francisco. The highlight of the weekend will be the 88th Bon Odori – a traditional Japanese Bon Dancing at 1 pm ...

2019 Obtainium Cup: Steampunk Festival & Art Car Rally Race | Vallejo
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch
| Alden Park
2019 Obtainium Cup: Steampunk Festival & Art Car Rally Race | Vallejo

The Obtainium Cup Contraptor’s Rally is a free festival featuring motorized and pedal powered art vehicles held on historic Mare Island on Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 11 am – 6 pm. This event features a Steampunk Festival with vendors and food trucks, entertainment in ...

2019 “Art + Soul” Festival: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*$12 Adults, $6 Seniors (65+), 18 & under free
| Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
2019 "Art + Soul" Festival: Sunday | Oakland

Celebrate Oakland’s vibrant art and music scene at the biggest street party of the year, 2019 Art & Soul Festival, in downtown Oakland. 2019 Art & Soul Festival July 27-28, 2019 | Noon to 6 pm Downtown Oakland Tickets: $12 Adults; $6 Seniors (65+) & 18 ...

2019 Japanese Summer Bazaar | Berkeley
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Food, games etc. available for purchase.
| Berkeley Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple
2019 Japanese Summer Bazaar | Berkeley

The Berkeley Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple will be holding its annual weekend summer bazaar fundraiser on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 4 pm to 8 pm, and Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 12 noon to 4 pm. Come enjoy the summer bazaar, eat home-style Japanese ...

2019 Free Circus Festival, Games & 100 Foot Giant Slide | Hunters Point
2019 Free Circus Festival, Games & 100 Foot Giant Slide | Hunters Point
Bring the family to the 2019 Circus Festival where Circus Bella and Prescott Circus Theatre will delight with fun and acrobatic performances, plus the kids can enjoy a fun slide, arts activities, and games. 8th Annual Circus Festival Sunday, July 28, 2019 | Noon to 4 pm NOW Hunters Point, ...
NorCal Night Market: Food, Shopping & Entertainment Festival | Pleasanton
Sunday, July 28 – 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: Food, Shopping & Entertainment Festival | Pleasanton

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 ...

Win Tix: ISM Hexadome 360° Audiovisual Experience | Pier 70
Sunday, July 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Pier 70
Be immersed in sound, music, and moving image. In partnership with the Institute for Sound and Music Berlin, Gray Area Festival is proud to present the ISM Hexadome, a 360° audiovisual experience. The ISM Hexadome will showcase the work of internationally renowned artists through spatialized ...

Monday, July 29

LaborFest 2019: Workers Building San Francisco & the Salesforce Skyscraper | SF
Monday, July 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | ILWU Local 34 Hall
LaborFest 2019: Workers Building San Francisco & the Salesforce Skyscraper | SF
Joseph Blum is one of the leading national photographers of building trades workers and their talent and skills. Over decades, he has covered the building of the Eastern span of the SF Bay Bridge, and his latest work is the construction of the Salesforce skyscraper. ...

Wednesday, July 31

International Friendship Day at Boeddeker Park | 2019
Wednesday, July 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boeddeker Park
International Friendship Day at Boeddeker Park | 2019
TNDC’s Community Organizing department will be celebrating International Friendship Day on Wednesday, July 31st from at Boeddeker Park at 1 pm-3:30 pm. A day that honors the struggles that youth face all over the world. The purpose of the event is to promote unity, peace and ...