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Thursday, July 26

Summer Sounds Outside: T Sisters | Walnut Creek
Thursday, July 26 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
Summer Sounds Outside: T Sisters | Walnut Creek

Summer Sounds Outside is a series of free concerts on the outside plaza which focuses on bringing high quality, eclectic new artists to the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. Concerts will take place from 5:30-7 pm on select Thursday evenings during the Summer ...

SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2018: Harry & The Hitmen | Palo Alto
Thursday, July 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2018: Harry & The Hitmen | Palo Alto

Enjoy 10 weeks of rhythm and blues as Summer Jazz, an annual tradition in Palo Alto, celebrates its 32nd Anniversary at Stanford Shopping Center. A free outdoor concert series, Summer Jazz is produced by SFJAZZ and showcases a variety of jazz musicians and all-stars performing ...

Free Yacht Rock Concert in the Park | San Mateo
Thursday, July 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (San Mateo)
Free Yacht Rock Concert in the Park | San Mateo

Dance a summer evening away in San Mateo’s beautiful Central Park with free concerts held every Thursday night during the summer. Low-back chairs and blankets are welcome. Downtown parking is free after 6 pm. 2018 Central Park Music Series Every Thursday, June 21 to August 16, ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, July 26 – 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 ...

Moraga Summer Concert: Classic Piano Rock Hits | East Bay
Thursday, July 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Classic Piano Rock Hits | 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: Zepparella | Concord
Thursday, July 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Zepparella | 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 ...

San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Troupe Studio Space
Thursday, July 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. There is a $20 suggested donation.
| Troupe Studio Space
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical" | Troupe Studio Space

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 59th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2018 production “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2018 Free political theater & music in parks all ...

Friday, July 27

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, July 27 – 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 ...

Rooftop Garden Concert: 70’s Tribute Show | Oakland
Friday, July 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: 70's Tribute Show | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Kaiser Center’s roof garden free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 15 – September 14, 2018. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s Kaiser Center was conceived as a semi-public park by ...

Art on the Square | Redwood City
Friday, July 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Art on the Square | Redwood City

Art on the Square features the best in fine arts and crafts each month between June and August at Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City. Art on the Square showcases original painting, photography, jewelry, glass, ceramics, and more, with prices for every budget. Art on the ...

2018 Blues Fest Friday Night Party | Redwood City
Friday, July 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
2018 Blues Fest Friday Night Party | Redwood City

The 2018 Redwood City PAL (Police Activities League) Blues, Arts & BBQ 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 ...

Music on the Square: Tribute to Journey | Redwood City
Friday, July 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Tribute to Journey | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June 1-August 31, 2018. Redwood City is well known for its events, but Friday night’s Music on the Square is one of the most treasured nights of summer. Plus, being ...

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, July 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, piano and voice, will play songs from many world religions that inspire ...

Free Beach Boardwalk Concert: The Fixx | Santa Cruz
Friday, July 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Boardwalk Concert: The Fixx | Santa Cruz

Every summer, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk casts its net and drags in a host of Top 40 bands from the ’70s, ’80s, and early ’90s to play free concerts right on the beach every Friday night. Friday Night Bands on the Beach  Every Friday, June 15 ...

Rock & Country Concert in the Park: Jake Gill | Alamo
Friday, July 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Livorna Park
Rock & Country Concert in the Park: Jake Gill | Alamo

Put your dancing shoes on, pack a picnic and enjoy live music with the small community of Alamo at Livorna Park, located at the corner of Miranda Avenue and Livorna Road. Bring blankets, chairs, flashlights, snacks, family and friends. Friday concerts start at 6:30 pm ...

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, July 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

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 ...

2018 Summer Concert in the Park: The Dropsticks | Pleasanton
Friday, July 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lions Wayside Park
2018 Summer Concert in the Park: The Dropsticks | Pleasanton

Spend your summer evening listening to beautiful music in downtown Pleasanton every Friday from June 15th to August 31st. 2018 Pleasaton Free Summer Concert in the Park Fridays, June 15 to Aug. 31, 2018 | 7 to 8:30 pm Lions Wayside Park, First Street and Neal ...

Saturday, July 28

2018 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Saturday | Alameda
Saturday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Park Street (Alameda)
2018 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Saturday | Alameda

The 2018 Park Street Art & Wine Faire is Alameda’s biggest event of the year featuring over 250 arts, crafts, and food, local wines and regional beers, live music, and a special kids’ area from 10 am to 6 pm on July 28-29, 2018. Each day offers continuous ...

2018 Fort Ross Festival: Beer Garden & Live American Music | Jenner
Saturday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: $20 | Fort Ross State Historic Park
2018 Fort Ross Festival: Beer Garden & Live American Music | Jenner
Join the 2018 Fort Ross Festival on Saturday at 10 am. Where else can you witness Kashia Pomo ceremonial dancing, sing along to Americana Swing, learn from Alaska Native craftspeople, and take in traditional Russian performances, all together on the most beautiful stretch of the Sonoma ...
Pedalfest 2018: Bike Stunts, Whymcycles & Unicycle Lessons | Oakland
Saturday, July 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Pedalfest 2018: Bike Stunts, Whymcycles & Unicycle Lessons | Oakland
Pedalfest is a free celebration of bikes, cycling, food and family. Join everyone at Jack London Square for a day of bicycle shenanigans, an amphibious bike race, dare-devil stunts, art bikes, and live music on a pedal-powered stage and the most amazing collection of bicycles to ...
2018 Kidsfest “Pirates” Art Party: Crafts, Live Music & Fun Games | Oakland
Saturday, July 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | FLAX Art & Design (Oakland)
2018 Kidsfest "Pirates" Art Party: Crafts, Live Music & Fun Games | 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 28, 2018. The 2018 theme is Camp Flax. Indulge in the California Camp experience. Make sure to dress up and ...
2018 “Art + Soul” Festival: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*$12 Adults, $7 Seniors (65+) & 18 & under free
| Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
2018 "Art + Soul" Festival: Saturday | Oakland

Celebrate Oakland’s vibrant art and music scene at the biggest street party of the year, 2018 Art & Soul Festival, in downtown Oakland. The 18th annual festival features live performances on 4 stages, a Family Fun Zone, an Urban Dance Stage, an Artisan Marketplace, and many more. 2018 ...

2018 Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival | Redwood City
Saturday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
2018 Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival | Redwood City

The 2018 Redwood City PAL (Police Activities League) Blues, Arts & BBQ 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 ...

Art on the Square ” PAL Music Festival” | Redwood City
Saturday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Art on the Square " PAL Music Festival" | Redwood City

Art on the Square features the best in fine arts and crafts each month between June and August at Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City. Art on the Square showcases original painting, photography, jewelry, glass, ceramics, and more, with prices for every budget. Art on the ...

Yosvany Terry Afro-Cuban Sextet: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Saturday, July 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Yosvany Terry Afro-Cuban Sextet: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Cuban saxophonist, percussionist and composer Yosvany Terry is in the vanguard of Latin American musicians transforming the US jazz scene. Blending a verdant continuum of influences from West Africa, Cuba, and American jazz, he’s created a singular sound, one of the most ambitious and consequent cross-cultural visions ...
San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Berkeley
Saturday, July 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Live Oak Park
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical" | Berkeley

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 59th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2018 production “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2018 Free political theater & music in parks all ...

Mozart to Mendelssohn: Free Pastoral Concert | SF
Saturday, July 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free and RSVPs are appreciated but not required
| Herbst Theatre
Mozart to Mendelssohn: Free Pastoral Concert | SF
The San Francisco Civic Music Association presents the Mozart to Mendelssohn concert, Pastoral, on July, 28 2018. Program Suppé – Poet and Peasant Overture Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 Beethoven – Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral” Music Director & Conductor: John Kendall Bailey Admission is free and registration/RSVPs are appreciated but ...

Sunday, July 29

2018 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Sunday | Alameda
Sunday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Park Street (Alameda)
2018 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Sunday | Alameda

The 2018 Park Street Art & Wine Faire is Alameda’s biggest event of the year featuring over 250 arts, crafts, and food, local wines and regional beers, live music, and a special kids’ area from 10 am to 6 pm on July 28-29, 2018. Each day offers continuous ...

2018 “Art + Soul” Festival: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*$12 Adults, $7 Seniors (65+), 18 & under free
| Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
2018 "Art + Soul" Festival: Sunday | Oakland

Celebrate Oakland’s vibrant art and music scene at the biggest street party of the year, 2018 Art & Soul Festival, in downtown Oakland. The 18th annual festival features live performances on 4 stages, a Family Fun Zone, an Urban Dance Stage, an Artisan Marketplace, and many more. 2018 ...

Summer Outdoor Music Series: Jazz Quartet | Corte Madera
Sunday, July 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Town Center Corte Madera
Summer Outdoor Music Series: Jazz Quartet | Corte Madera

Town Center Corte Madera celebrates summer with the Annual Summer Music Series, set to take place every Sunday June 3rd through August 26th from Noon-2 pm with a great lineup of music that will appeal to all ages. Summer Outdoor Music Series All Sundays from June ...