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Wednesday, June 26

Bollywood Blues Concert: Aki Kumar Blues Band | Union Square Live
Wednesday, June 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Bollywood Blues Concert: Aki Kumar Blues Band | 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 ...

Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, June 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15
| St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church

Come have fun and exercise your imagination and creativity at a monthly improv class hosted by cast members of Secret Improv Society happening on the last Wednesday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is required. There is a suggested donation of $5-15 Whether you are a veteran or a ...Monthly

Thursday, June 27

Berkeley’s Pride on the Plaza | East Bay
Thursday, June 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley
Berkeley's Pride on the Plaza | East Bay
Witness the Berkeley Pride Drag Show on Thursday, June 27, 2019. Featuring: Chico Suave Kel Dae Sergeant Die Wies Holden & Tanya Randy Puck Vera

Friday, June 28

Free Tix: One-Night-Only “Ballet Flamenco” Performance | SF
Friday, June 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code CYC (otherwise $22)
| PianoFight
Free Tix: One-Night-Only "Ballet Flamenco" Performance | SF
Carolina (Queen of the Castanets), her daughter Carolé and their talented company of singers and musicians bring the sultry and sensuous flamenco dance to vibrant life at this special performance. – “Carolina Lugo is one of the top flamenco artists in San Francisco” – Rachael Howard, ...
Live On The Square: Hip Hop | Jack London Square
Friday, June 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Live On The Square: Hip Hop | Jack London Square

Jack London Square announced that after a successful 10 years, its popular Dancing Under the Stars summer dance series will expand to Live on the Square, a free festival featuring offering additional entertainment, food, and fun in addition to the weekly dance lessons. Live on the Square will ...

“Subversion” A Progressive Works Comedy Night | SF
Friday, June 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
"Subversion" A Progressive Works Comedy Night | SF

IncivilitySF is an irreverent showcase of politically-inspired work from San Francisco’s underground. The new development series invites artists working with themes of social justice, community-empowerment, and political awakening to come try out new work/work-in-progress in front of a live audience. Each evening there will have ...

Saturday, June 29

2019 Soy & Tofu Festival | SF
Saturday, June 29 – All Day | Cost: $5*
*Free tote to the first 500 in attendance
| St. Mary's Cathedral
2019 Soy & Tofu Festival | SF
Come discover the “Joy of Soy” at the 9th Annual Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival with live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, soy and tofu vendors, a soy and tofu dessert competition, live performances, soy samples, a raffle, and soy education. 9th Annual Soy & Tofu Festival Saturday, June 29, ...
Hamiltunes Sing-Along at the Library | Mountain View
Saturday, June 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Hamiltunes Sing-Along at the Library | Mountain View
Showtime. Work it like a Schuyler Sister at the Hamilton Sing-Along. The Library provides the backup music and lyrics while you provide the vocal talent at this karaoke event.
T-Mobile’s “Rocket Man” Pride In-Store Drag Concert | SF
Saturday, June 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | T- Mobile Signature Store (Downtown SF)
T-Mobile's "Rocket Man" Pride In-Store Drag Concert | SF
On the heels of the new box office hit, “Rocketman”, T-Mobile will feature famed Elton John impersonator, Lee Alverson, for a rousing in-store concert overlooking the streets of San Francisco, intercut with our very own “Vogue Off’‘ type catwalk performance featuring San Francisco local drag ...
Pink Pleasure Party: Free Pride Celebration For All | SF
Saturday, June 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All are welcome (18+ to enter, 21+ to drink)
| Good Vibrations (Valencia St.)
Pink Pleasure Party: Free Pride Celebration For All | SF
Celebrate Pride with Good Vibes. Pride 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and uprising, and we’re feel­ing extra loud and proud to be queer this year. Get down at our legendary Pink Pleasure Party with beats provided by DJ Justin Credible, hot dancers ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park Kickoff: “As You Like It” | Pleasanton
Saturday, June 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amador Valley Community Park
Free Shakespeare in the Park Kickoff: "As You Like It" | Pleasanton

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of As You Like It. As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle’s court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, ...

Sunday, June 30

2019 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center
Sunday, June 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $1-5 donation is requested.
| Civic Center Plaza
2019 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center

Celebrate  “Generations of Resistance” at the 2019 San Francisco Pride Celebration. Immerse yourself into two-days of community engagement and entertainment. See the main stage lineup. View the community stage lineup. 49th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration – Saturday, June 29, 2019 | Noon to 6 pm – Sunday, ...

2019 Japan Day Festival: Poetry, Drums, & Dance | Japantown
Sunday, June 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2019 Japan Day Festival: Poetry, Drums, & Dance | Japantown
Celebrate the Japanese cultural heritage of Japantown. Enjoy the GenRyu Arts production of Japanese artists from Tokyo, Chicago, and the Bay Area. Experience Japanese cultural arts, music and dance. 2019 Japan Day Festival Sunday, June 30, 2019 | Noon to 4:30 pm Japantown Peace Plaza, Post and Buchanan ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Pleasanton
Sunday, June 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amador Valley Community Park
Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Pleasanton

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of As You Like It. As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle’s court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, June 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...Every Sunday

Monday, July 1

“Pint Sized Plays” SF’s Beer Theater Festival | PianoFight
Monday, July 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but donations suggested
| PianoFight
"Pint Sized Plays" SF's Beer Theater Festival | PianoFight

Pint Sized Plays is made up of short, mostly comedic plays set in a bar, and written by Bay Area playwrights. The only rule is that each play can’t run longer than it takes one of its character to finish a beer. Pint Size Plays ...

Wednesday, July 3

Folk/Pop Concert: Michelle Lambert | Union Square Live
Wednesday, July 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Folk/Pop Concert: Michelle Lambert | 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 ...

WorldOne Festival Pre-Party | El Cerrito
Wednesday, July 3 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cerrito Vista Park
WorldOne Festival Pre-Party | El Cerrito

El Cerrito hosts the 21st Annual WorldOne Festival featuring live world music, Hawaiian Mele, Hula plus circus performers on July 3-4, 2019. Wednesday, July 3 Festivities begin under the blue and gold circus tent with Circus Imagination at 4 pm followed by a truly Polynesian Tahiti fete ...

American Roots/Folk Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live
Wednesday, July 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
American Roots/Folk Concert: Moonalice | 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 ...

The Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement
The Setup's "A Funny Thing Happened" Storytelling Night | Beer Basement

The First Wednesday of every Month, The Setup presents“A Funny Thing Happened”, a night of world class storytelling. You’ll be joining bestselling authors, Emmy-Award winning writers, TED speakers, stars of The Moth Radio hour, Snap Judgment and accomplished comedic voices in an intimate setting right ...Monthly

Thursday, July 4

El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cerrito Vista Park
El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2019

El Cerrito hosts the 21st Annual WorldOne Festival featuring live world music, Hawaiian Mele, Hula plus circus performers on July 3-4, 2019. Wednesday, July 3 Festivities begin under the blue and gold circus tent with Circus Imagination at 4 pm followed by a truly Polynesian Tahiti fete ...

2019 SF Mime Troupe Season Opening | Dolores Park
Thursday, July 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Dolores Park
2019 SF Mime Troupe Season Opening | Dolores Park

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 ...

Friday, July 5

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, July 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9p. for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, ...Monthly

First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland
Friday, July 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club
First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland

As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free event featuring dancing girls, sometimes a creepy little ...Monthly

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, July 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Oakland Art Murmur presents a free monthly evening art walk, known as the ‘Art Murmur’, Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open ...Monthly

Live On The Square: Salsa | Jack London Square
Friday, July 5 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Live On The Square: Salsa | Jack London Square

Jack London Square announced that after a successful 10 years, its popular Dancing Under the Stars summer dance series will expand to Live on the Square, a free festival featuring offering additional entertainment, food, and fun in addition to the weekly dance lessons. Live on the Square will ...

South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose
Friday, July 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose

The South First Fridays art walk in downtown San Jose is a self-guided evening tour through galleries, museums, and independent creative businesses featuring eclectic art exhibitions and special performances. All art venues are free & open to the public. This event occurs every first Friday of ...Monthly

Saturday, July 6

Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Pleasanton
Saturday, July 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amador Valley Community Park
Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Pleasanton

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of As You Like It. As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle’s court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, ...

Sunday, July 7

2019 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party Kickoff | SF
Sunday, July 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
2019 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party Kickoff | SF

The popular 1st Sundays Block Party returns for the 2019 season July 7th on Fulton Street at Larkin, 11 am-3 pm. Enjoy free family-friendly games, street food, music, a craft market, DIY activities and an interactive art installation. 2019 Civic Center Commons Block Party Every ...

Tango in the Square | Union Square Live
Sunday, July 7 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Tango in the Square | 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 ...