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Tuesday, August 16

$6 Tuesdays at the Grand Lake Theater (Oakland)
$6 Tuesdays at the Grand Lake Theater (Oakland)

It’s tough making ends meet these days. So, you’re searching Funcheap… To help, the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland is offering $6 Tuesdays! Admission to see a movie on Tuesdays is just $6. That’s any showtime, matinee or evening, excluding special engagements, of course. 3D ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, August 17

Pacifica Coastside Farmers Market
Wednesday, August 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Old County Rd Pacifica, CA 94044
Pacifica Coastside Farmers Market

(April 6 – December 21) from 2-6pm come down to Rockaway Beach in Pacifica for the Coastside Farmers Market! The event features local farmers and merchants offering a variety of items including: produce, flowers, baked goods, artisanal cheese and more! After you work ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, August 18

Redwood City “Movies on the Square” 2022 (June 9 – Sept. 1)
Thursday, August 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All Ages!
| Courthouse Square
Redwood City "Movies on the Square" 2022 (June 9 - Sept. 1)

Welcome to Movies on the Square 2022! Redwood City’s summer movie experience brings you FREE movies on Thursday evenings starting on June 9 through September 1. Enjoy Downtown Redwood City on Courthouse Square by bringing the family out to a FREE movie! Your summer movie ...Every Thursday

San Rafael Thursdays w/ ‘Dining Under the Lights’ and Live Music (Summer 2022)
Thursday, August 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fourth Street from Lincoln to the West End Village, and on B Streets in Downtown San Rafael, CA
San Rafael Thursdays w/ ‘Dining Under the Lights’ and Live Music (Summer 2022)

Taking place on Fourth Street in downtown San Rafael from Lincoln to the West End Village (G Street), and on B Street. The sidewalks and streets will be bustling as visitors enjoy warm summer Thursday evenings while dining, shopping, listening to local music, and having ...Every Thursday

Friday, August 19

Rooftop “Lunchbox Music at the Park” at Salesforce Park (SF)
Friday, August 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for all
| Salesforce Park
Rooftop "Lunchbox Music at the Park" at Salesforce Park (SF)

Enjoy mellow, acoustic music with your lunch. Music curated by Trixie Rasputin Presents. This program meets at the Main Plaza and is free and open to the public.Every Friday

Madonna Listening Party w/ Door Prizes & Goodies (San Jose)
Friday, August 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Streetlight Records (San Jose)
Madonna Listening Party w/ Door Prizes & Goodies (San Jose)
Madonna Listening Party! Please join us for a gathering to listen to the new Madonna collection, Finally Enough Love: 50 Number Ones. We’ll have door prizes, goodie bags and an enter-to-win drawing. See you there!
“Slumber with the Stars” Overnight Camping at Chabot Sapce & Science Center (Oakland)
Friday, August 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $100*
*$100, $95 Members ages 4+
| Chabot Space & Science Center
"Slumber with the Stars" Overnight Camping at Chabot Sapce & Science Center (Oakland)
Spend an out-of-this-world camping experience at Chabot. Your sleepover includes hands-on activities, exclusive after-hours time in the exhibits, planetarium shows and telescope viewing amidst the backdrop of the redwood forest. Enjoy hot chocolate while gazing at the stars then camp out outside or in one ...
“Music on the Square 2022” Free Outdoor Summer Fest (Redwood City)
Friday, August 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Music on the Square 2022" Free Outdoor Summer Fest (Redwood City)

Welcome to Music on the Square 2022… featuring an exceptional summer of free outdoor concerts lined up from June 3 through September 2. We’re celebrating our 16th year by bringing you FREE music for fourteen weeks throughout the summer on Friday evenings from 6 to ...Every Friday

“Jazz and Blues by the Bay” Festival (Sausalito)
Friday, August 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Lawn seating is free of charge on a first-come, first served basis
| Gabrielson Park
"Jazz and Blues by the Bay" Festival (Sausalito)

The City of Sausalito Park and Recreation Department is proud to present Jazz and Blues by the Bay once more in Gabrielson Park. The entire lawn will be available for lawn seating so bring a (low) chair, some friends and come enjoy the music!! Food ...Every Friday

Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)
Friday, August 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, weather permitting.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)

Join Chabot astronomers on the Observatory Deck for a free telescope viewing! Weather permitting, this is a chance to explore stars, planets and more through Chabot’s historic telescopes. Chabot’s three large historic telescopes offer a unique way to experience the awe and wonder of the ...Every Friday

Piedmont’s “Movies in the Park” w/ Encanto (Oakland)
Friday, August 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Highland & Park (Piedmont)
Piedmont's "Movies in the Park" w/ Encanto (Oakland)
Come grab a blanket, friends, family and enjoy a movie under the stars! The City of Piedmont’s Movies in the Park is the perfect chance to throw your favorite blanket down, relax, and have a great time with friends and family. We will also have ...

Saturday, August 20

SF’s “Second Hand Saturday” w/ Sunset Mercantile (Every Third Saturday)
Saturday, August 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission
| 1994 37th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122
SF's "Second Hand Saturday" w/ Sunset Mercantile (Every Third Saturday)

Come search for vintage treasures every third Saturday, May through November, 10 am to 4 pm, at Second Hand Saturday, an open-air vintage market located in the Outer Sunset at 37th Ave and Ortega. Expect to find some unique additions to the 2022 season. Live ...Monthly

Outer Sunset “Second Hand Saturdays” 2022 (May-November)
Saturday, August 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission for All
| 1994 37th Avenue at Ortega, San Francisco
Outer Sunset "Second Hand Saturdays" 2022 (May-November)

Come search for vintage treasures every third Saturday, May through November, 10 am to 4 pm, at Second Hand Saturday, an open-air vintage market located in the Outer Sunset at 37th Ave and Ortega. Expect to find some unique additions to the 2022 season. Live ...Monthly

40th Annual “Italian Family Festa” in San Jose’s History Park (Aug. 20-21)
Saturday, August 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
40th Annual "Italian Family Festa" in San Jose's History Park (Aug. 20-21)

Join us for the 40th Annual Italian Family Festa at History Park San Jose, August 20 and 21, 2022. We are putting the family back in the Italian Family Festa with the addition of our new children’s area, Ragazzi Zona, sponsored by Harker School. Set ...

28th Annual Assyrian Food Festival in San Jose (Aug. 20-21)
Saturday, August 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Assyrian Church of the East
28th Annual Assyrian Food Festival in San Jose (Aug. 20-21)

This two-day event will feature traditional Assyrian food, live music, dancing, and entertainment; a wine bar; the original Samovar Alley, featuring exotic teas, coffee, and pastries; arts, crafts, and exhibits; various vendors; and a Kidzone.  We also have a $10 Raffle for a chance to ...

21st Amendment Brewery “Augustfest 2022” (San Leandro)
Saturday, August 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE - All Ages (21+ for alcohol)
| 21st Amendment (San Leandro)
21st Amendment Brewery "Augustfest 2022" (San Leandro)
Augustfest 2022 is approaching! Join us for a celebration of 22 years creating unique and original craft beers in the Bay Area. FREE TO ATTEND! Outdoors! August 20th, 2022 marks our 22nd anniversary as the 21st Amendment Brewery!! ***BEERS*** Along with our core beers (playing the classics) we will ...

Sunday, August 21

SF’s Free Outdoor Game Day “Youth Activity Bingo” (Noe Valley)
Sunday, August 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Noe Valley Town Square
SF's Free Outdoor Game Day "Youth Activity Bingo" (Noe Valley)
Summertime is the perfect time for young people to try new things and discover hidden talents. Players use activity bingo cards to try skills such as hula hooping and juggling. Experienced instructors demonstrate, teach, and check cards. Redeem bingo cards for prizes from the treasure ...
Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Sunday, August 21 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)
Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile

The Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile is a weekly market featuring farmers, ranchers, food artisans, live music, children’s activities, vendors, makers, merchants, artists, and local organizations. on a closed-to-traffic 37th Avenue between Ortega and Quintara. Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile at ...Every Sunday

“Manny’s Neighborhood Trash Cleanup” w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)
"Manny's Neighborhood Trash Cleanup" w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)

Tired? Sunday Funday. Wired? Sunday done-day. Make our neighborhood better, brunch with cool people (sorry not sorry, we’re biased), get deals to some fave local spots, and wrap it up before the Sunday Scaries hit with an easy hour of picking up trash around our ...Every Sunday

40th Annual “Italian Family Festa” in San Jose’s History Park (Aug. 20-21)
Sunday, August 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
40th Annual "Italian Family Festa" in San Jose's History Park (Aug. 20-21)

Join us for the 40th Annual Italian Family Festa at History Park San Jose, August 20 and 21, 2022. We are putting the family back in the Italian Family Festa with the addition of our new children’s area, Ragazzi Zona, sponsored by Harker School. Set ...

“Sunday Streets 2022” Street Festival & Block Party (SoMa)
Sunday, August 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
"Sunday Streets 2022" Street Festival & Block Party (SoMa)

Sunday Streets SF will be returning in 2022 with the program’s big, beautiful mile plus long routes running from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm in six historic neighborhoods between April and September. And the second annual “Phoenix Day” will be celebrated citywide on October 16th, ...

28th Annual Assyrian Food Festival in San Jose (Aug. 20-21)
Sunday, August 21 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Assyrian Church of the East
28th Annual Assyrian Food Festival in San Jose (Aug. 20-21)

This two-day event will feature traditional Assyrian food, live music, dancing, and entertainment; a wine bar; the original Samovar Alley, featuring exotic teas, coffee, and pastries; arts, crafts, and exhibits; various vendors; and a Kidzone.  We also have a $10 Raffle for a chance to ...

Alemany Farm Native Plant Volunteer Day (SF)
Sunday, August 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required. Space is limited.
| Alemany Farm
Alemany Farm Native Plant Volunteer Day (SF)

We are excited to welcoming volunteers back to the farm. Everyone, young or old, experienced or still learning, is welcome to join our California Native Plant workdays held currently on the first Monday and third Sunday of each month from 1:00 to 4:30 pm. Registration ...Monthly

“Slammin’ Sunday” $5 Roller Skate Party at Liberation Park (Oakland)
"Slammin' Sunday" $5 Roller Skate Party at Liberation Park (Oakland)

We’re back for another Slammin’ Sunday Skate at Umoja Roller Rink!  We’ve got DJ KG curating the sounds for you to skate to.  All you need is $5 and you’re admitted and can borrow skates if needed.  Skaters 9 and under skate for free.  You ...Every Sunday

Tuesday, August 23

$6 Tuesdays at the Grand Lake Theater (Oakland)
$6 Tuesdays at the Grand Lake Theater (Oakland)

It’s tough making ends meet these days. So, you’re searching Funcheap… To help, the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland is offering $6 Tuesdays! Admission to see a movie on Tuesdays is just $6. That’s any showtime, matinee or evening, excluding special engagements, of course. 3D ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, August 24

Pacifica Coastside Farmers Market
Wednesday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Old County Rd Pacifica, CA 94044
Pacifica Coastside Farmers Market

(April 6 – December 21) from 2-6pm come down to Rockaway Beach in Pacifica for the Coastside Farmers Market! The event features local farmers and merchants offering a variety of items including: produce, flowers, baked goods, artisanal cheese and more! After you work ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, August 25

Redwood City “Movies on the Square” 2022 (June 9 – Sept. 1)
Thursday, August 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All Ages!
| Courthouse Square
Redwood City "Movies on the Square" 2022 (June 9 - Sept. 1)

Welcome to Movies on the Square 2022! Redwood City’s summer movie experience brings you FREE movies on Thursday evenings starting on June 9 through September 1. Enjoy Downtown Redwood City on Courthouse Square by bringing the family out to a FREE movie! Your summer movie ...Every Thursday

San Rafael Thursdays w/ ‘Dining Under the Lights’ and Live Music (Summer 2022)
Thursday, August 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fourth Street from Lincoln to the West End Village, and on B Streets in Downtown San Rafael, CA
San Rafael Thursdays w/ ‘Dining Under the Lights’ and Live Music (Summer 2022)

Taking place on Fourth Street in downtown San Rafael from Lincoln to the West End Village (G Street), and on B Street. The sidewalks and streets will be bustling as visitors enjoy warm summer Thursday evenings while dining, shopping, listening to local music, and having ...Every Thursday

Friday, August 26

Rooftop “Lunchbox Music at the Park” at Salesforce Park (SF)
Friday, August 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for all
| Salesforce Park
Rooftop "Lunchbox Music at the Park" at Salesforce Park (SF)

Enjoy mellow, acoustic music with your lunch. Music curated by Trixie Rasputin Presents. This program meets at the Main Plaza and is free and open to the public.Every Friday

“Music on the Square 2022” Free Outdoor Summer Fest (Redwood City)
Friday, August 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Music on the Square 2022" Free Outdoor Summer Fest (Redwood City)

Welcome to Music on the Square 2022… featuring an exceptional summer of free outdoor concerts lined up from June 3 through September 2. We’re celebrating our 16th year by bringing you FREE music for fourteen weeks throughout the summer on Friday evenings from 6 to ...Every Friday