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Thursday, July 11

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, July 11 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
"Presidio Twilight" Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF

Presidio Twilight is back for its sixth season, and it’s better than ever. This year, San Francisco’s largest campfire features a delicious selection of international cuisine from a stellar lineup of local vendors from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to September. New for 2019 are ...Every Thursday

Summer Sounds Outside: Vintage Sounds | Walnut Creek
Thursday, July 11 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
Summer Sounds Outside: Vintage Sounds | Walnut Creek

This outdoor summer concert series is free and takes place on the outdoor plaza of the beautiful Lesher Center for the Arts in the heart of Downtown Walnut Creek. Enjoy beverages and snacks while grooving to Summer Sounds. Concerts will take place from 5:30-7 pm ...

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, July 11 – 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 out ...Monthly

Free Motown/R&B Concert in the Park | San Mateo
Thursday, July 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (San Mateo)
Free Motown/R&B 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. 2019 Central Park Music Series Every Thursday, June 20 to August 15, ...

Moraga Summer Concert: Smoking Hot Rock & Roll | East Bay
Thursday, July 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Smoking Hot Rock & Roll | 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 Concert: California Country Favorites | Concord
Thursday, July 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: California Country Favorites | Concord

The 30th 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 ...

Friday, July 12

Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove | Alameda
Friday, July 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Robert Crown Memorial State Beach Park
Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove | Alameda

Celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary. There are 73 regional parks planning special events and programs, including Free Park Fridays, Free Concerts In The Parks, and a Free Multicultural Festival. 85th East Bay Regional Parks Anniversary from April – December ...Every Friday

Rooftop Garden Concert: Soul | Oakland
Friday, July 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: Soul | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Lakeside Roof Garden (formally known as the Kaiser Roof Garden) free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 14 – September 13, 2019. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s ...

Jewelry on the Square | Redwood City
Friday, July 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Jewelry on the Square | 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 ...

Concerts at the Cove 2019 Kick Off | Alameda
Friday, July 12 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Crab Cove
Concerts at the Cove 2019 Kick Off | Alameda

Groove to free concerts from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm 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 ...

Point Richmond Concert: Blues & Bluegrass | East Bay
Friday, July 12 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Point Richmond
Point Richmond Concert: Blues & Bluegrass | East Bay

Point Richmond Music is a free grassroots series bringing a wide range of top notch musicians to the small, quaint town of Point Richmond. Concerts are held on second Fridays of each month, June through September in 2019 from 5:30 pm – 7:45 pm. Local restaurants ...

Opening Night: 2019 Summer Concert Series | Foster City
Friday, July 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Leo J. Ryan Park
Opening Night: 2019 Summer Concert Series | Foster City

Join the Foster City community for free summer concerts overlooking the water in Leo Ryan Park from 6-8 pm, every Friday from July to August 2019. Don’t forget to bring your friends, a picnic, and your dancing shoes. 2019 Foster City Summer Concert Schedule July ...

Music on the Square: “80’s Dance Band” | Redwood City
Friday, July 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: "80's Dance Band" | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from May 31-August 30, 2019. 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.  ...

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, July 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in the world. The walk is hosted by the Labyrinth Guild. Always check the Labyrinth website for ...Monthly

Rock & Pop Concert in the Park: Fog City Swampers | Alamo
Friday, July 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Livorna Park
Rock & Pop Concert in the Park: Fog City Swampers | 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 ...

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019
Friday, July 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose
San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services invites you to the first San José Neighbor Nights. The event will take place every second Friday of the month at community centers throughout the entire city of San José. SJ Neighbor Nights ...Monthly

Free Beach Concert: Foghat | Santa Cruz
Friday, July 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Foghat | 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 14 ...

Point Richmond Concert: Americana Roots Rock | East Bay
Friday, July 12 – 6:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Point Richmond
Point Richmond Concert: Americana Roots Rock | East Bay

Point Richmond Music is a free grassroots series bringing a wide range of top notch musicians to the small, quaint town of Point Richmond. Concerts are held on second Fridays of each month, June through September in 2019 from 5:30 pm – 7:45 pm. Local restaurants ...

2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Audio Illusion | Pleasanton
Friday, July 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lions Wayside Park
2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Audio Illusion | Pleasanton

Spend your summer evening listening to beautiful music in downtown Pleasanton every Friday from June 7th to August 30th. 2019 Pleasaton Free Summer Concert in the Park Every Friday, June 7 to Aug. 30, 2019 | 7 pm to 8:30 pm Lions Wayside Park, First Street ...

Saturday, July 13

Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square
Saturday, July 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Serving as Jack London Square’s flagship monthly event, Second Saturday is held every second Saturday. This full-scale family event is marketed and promoted by both Wiggins Consulting and Jack London Square. Second Saturday brings in immense audiences as it showcases up to 100 unique vendors, ...Monthly

The Beauty String Operators: Alt-Punk Bluegrass | Live in the Castro
Saturday, July 13 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
The Beauty String Operators: Alt-Punk Bluegrass | Live in the Castro
San Francisco string band playing bluegrass, alt-grass, punk-grass, cry-in-your-beer-grass & the occasional 80s cover. Laid-back & fun with a front-porch kind of sound. High-lonesome harmonies mixed with original musings about modern.
San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Berkeley
Saturday, July 13 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Frances Willard/Ho Chi Minh Park
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Treasure Island" | Berkeley

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2019 Free political theater & music in parks all over ...

“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF
Saturday, July 13 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
| Monument
"Sketchboard": Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF

Join in at the Monument (140 9th St), for figure drawing accompanied by live musicians. Everyone is welcome, we are a mix of seasoned artists, students, and first timers. Poses range from 2, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 minutes. There will be easels provided and ...Monthly

Awesöme Orchestra: Flower Piano | Oakland
Saturday, July 13 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required; donations are welcome.
| Awesöme Orchestra Collective
Awesöme Orchestra: Flower Piano | Oakland
Awesöme Orchestra is getting Botanical for Open Session 68: Flower Piano. One of the most popular outdoor music events in San Francisco, Flower Piano fills the SF Botanical Garden with pianos and music and we’re so excited to be taking part in this adventurous tradition. Repertoire: Piano ...
Art Walk 2019: 11 Amazing Galleries & Live Music | Benicia
Saturday, July 13 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | First Street (Benicia)
Art Walk 2019: 11 Amazing Galleries & Live Music | Benicia

Benicia Art Walk 2019 returns for the 8th season, 2-7 PM, at 11 amazing galleries on First Street in downtown Benicia. Galleries have special activities going on including live entertainment, small sips, and more. Grab the Galleries of First Street Art Passport, then stop by ...Monthly

Summer Beats Free Concert Kick Off: Lucky Devil Band | Alameda
Saturday, July 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alameda South Shore Center
Summer Beats Free Concert Kick Off: Lucky Devil Band | Alameda

It’s that time of Summer we have all been waiting for…when Summer Beats Concert Series starts up at South Shore Center. Join for free live performances, face painting, and games. 2019 Schedule Lineup: July 13th – Lucky Devil Band July 20th – Pure Ecstasy July ...

Bohemian Rhapsody (Sing-Along) Movie Night & Fireworks | Oracle Park
Saturday, July 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Prices do not include taxes and fees
| Oracle Park (Formerly AT&T Park)
Bohemian Rhapsody (Sing-Along) Movie Night & Fireworks | Oracle Park

On the 34th Anniversary of Queen’s epic Live Aid performance, the San Francisco Giants are bringing the first-ever non-game day public movie night to Oracle Park this summer. Watch Bohemian Rhapsody (Sing-Along) on Oracle Park’s brand new, 10,800 square foot, 4K scoreboard (the largest video ...

Sunday, July 14

2019 Sunday Streets Block Party Finale | Berkeley
Sunday, July 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Berkeley
2019 Sunday Streets Block Party Finale | Berkeley

Berkeley’s 7th annual Open Streets event, Sunday Streets Berkeley, kicks off on June 2nd 2019. During Sunday Streets, the roadway is car-free, so people can walk, bike, skate, dance, and play in the open streets. In 2019, Sunday Streets is going on all summer long throughout ...

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, July 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...Every Sunday

Danville Sunday Market | Railroad Center
Danville Sunday Market | Railroad Center

Danville Sunday Market started out by wanting a place where all downtown Danville merchants can put their sale items out for the public in one common place and make it a fun event. Now it is a place for local merchants, artists, vendors etc come ...Monthly