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Sunday, July 22

San Francisco Symphony’s Free Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, July 22 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Stern Grove
San Francisco Symphony's Free Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) returns for its annual summer performance at Stern Grove Festival. Since its inaugural concert in 1938, the San Francisco Symphony has graced the Festival stage offering world-class performances every year for free to the public. An Emmy Award and multi-GRAMMY Award ...
80’s Ladies Hits Concert: Flock of Seagirls | Union Square Live
Sunday, July 22 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
80's Ladies Hits Concert: Flock of Seagirls | Union Square Live
Sun July 22: 2-4pm — Flock of Seagirls (80s Ladies Hits) Flock of Seagirls is the San Francisco Bay Area’s premier all-female tribute to ladies of the ’80s. Honoring the legacy of women who rocked during this iconic decade, Flock of Seagirls plays hit after hit ...

Win Tix: 1st Annual “Paella Fest” with Jazz Mafia | The Great Northern
Sunday, July 22 – 2:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$35 (includes three, 4oz servings) $50 (All You Can Eat Paella)
| The Great Northern
Paella Lovers… this one’s for you. Treat your taste buds and eardrums for a day party at The Great Northern, as a guest at the first annual PAELLA FEST. Jackrabbit will be serving up a variety of paella creations, from traditional to modern, seafood and meat ...
“Superstitions” Dianne Hoffman & Shane Izykowski: Artist Talk | SF
Sunday, July 22 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Art Attack SF
"Superstitions" Dianne Hoffman & Shane Izykowski: Artist Talk | SF

Art Attack SF is proud to present “Superstitions,” a duo exhibition featuring 13 new works by Dianne Hoffman and Shane Izykowski on view July 11th – 29th, 2018. Each work is based on culturally diverse urban or folk customs that surround the prophecy of luck. ...

Final Day: Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” In The Park | Berkeley
Final Day: Shakespeare's "Hamlet" In The Park | Berkeley

Actors Ensemble starts off it’s 6th consecutive year of performances in the beautiful John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre (and our 61st year overall) with William Shakespeare’s greatest play, “Hamlet”, presented in an accessible 105 minute version adapted from a version originally produced for radio by the ...

The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Pleasanton
Sunday, July 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No reservations are necessary
| Firehouse Arts Center (Pleasanton)
The Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Pleasanton

Join and be the navigator in the “Shiver We Timbers: A Peripatetic Pick-Yer-Own Pirate Adventure.” The fifth annual summer touring production will be a pirate-themed,participatory play. Sail with the peripatetic players in search of treasure, but avoid cursed gold. What should I expect? Why, expect the ...

Opera in the Park | Orinda
Sunday, July 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Opera in the Park | Orinda

Bring your family and friends down to Orinda Community Park for Summer Concerts in the Park. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the evening. 2018 Schedule 6/12 – 3 Day Weekend  6/19 ...

Free Opera San José Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Sunday, July 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Free Opera San José Concert in the Park | Redwood City

For the classical music lover, or anyone who appreciates great musical talent, Redwood City continues its free Classical Music Series performed outdoors on beautiful Courthouse Square from June through September 2018. The series features groups such as the Redwood Symphony, Opera San José, and Bay ...

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, July 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...

Monday, July 23

“Lagunitas Live”: RSVPs Open for Free The Soul Rebels Concert | Petaluma
Monday, July 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
"Lagunitas Live": RSVPs Open for Free The Soul Rebels Concert | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

38th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Palo Alto
Monday, July 23 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All screenings are free and open to the public. Ticket still required.
| CineArts (Palo Alto)
38th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Palo Alto
Ashcan: The Secret Prison From May to August 1945, 72 top Nazi officials were secretly imprisoned in the former Palace Hotel in Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg. The prison was so secure that even its guards were unaware of whom it housed. Once inside the hotel, code-named Ashcan, in ...
“Popping the ​Science ​Bubble”: Conversation w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley
Monday, July 23 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Public Library (Central Branch)
"Popping the ​Science ​Bubble": Conversation w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley
This Month’s Topic: “Plant Biology“ “Vherbalisms & Social Networking in the Botanical World: How Plants Interact”  – Heidi Wipf “On the trail of the calabash trees: tracing the uses and evolution of an ancestral plant” – Betsabé Castro Escobar

Tuesday, July 24

38th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Castro
Tuesday, July 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Theatre
38th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Castro
Ashcan: The Secret Prison From May to August 1945, 72 top Nazi officials were secretly imprisoned in the former Palace Hotel in Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg. The prison was so secure that even its guards were unaware of whom it housed. Once inside the hotel, code-named Ashcan, in ...
North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, July 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
| Tope Lounge
North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF

So you’re in North Beach, huh? Looking for a good time? Want to party with some beautiful people? Want to feel like a million bucks? You want to devour loads of pizza and champagne? Well, welcome to the North Beach Comedy Thing, a monthly showcase, featuring ...

Wednesday, July 25

National Hot Fudge Sundae Day: 50% off Ghirardelli Sundaes | Bay Area
Wednesday, July 25 – All Day | Cost: 50% off*
*50% off hot fudge sundays on July 25, 2018 only.
| Ghirardelli Square
National Hot Fudge Sundae Day: 50% off Ghirardelli Sundaes | Bay Area
Ghirardelli Chocolate will be celebrating National Hot Fudge Sundae Day. Today only – July 25, 2018 their World Famous Hot Fudge Sundae will be 50% off at all Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shops. This year is no different, for one day only all Ghirardelli Ice ...
American Blues/Rock Concert: Kingsborough | Union Square Live
Wednesday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
American Blues/Rock Concert: Kingsborough | Union Square Live
Wed July 25: 6-8pm — Kingsborough (American Blues/Rock) Driven by old soul and rock n’ roll, Northern California-based, Kingsborough has created a huge following with their modern twist on authentic American rock. This independent group of musicians reflects the old school “Working Band” mentality with a ...
Summer Outdoor Movie Night at the Pier: “Down Periscope” | SF
Wednesday, July 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Pier 45
Summer Outdoor Movie Night at the Pier: "Down Periscope" | SF

Movies at the Pier is a film series presented by the San Francisco Maritime National Park Association in the Triangle at Historic Pier 45. Admission is free of charge and includes complimentary popcorn. Drink tickets are available for purchase; no outside beverages are allowed. Attendees ...

Win Tix: “Reckless Kelly” Country-Rock Rebels | Great American Music Hall
Wednesday, July 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
Understanding the virtuosity of Reckless Kelly requires the perspective of where the band has been. The band’s co-founders and frontmen toured the country as part of their father’s band, Muzzie Braun and the Boys, as children. > Get Tickets – $20 Adv / $25 Door They performed ...

Thursday, July 26

Shanghai Kelly’s Customer Appreciation Party: Free Food & Cheap Booze | SF
Thursday, July 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover. Free food while supplies last and for paying customers only
| Shanghai Kelly's
Shanghai Kelly's Customer Appreciation Party: Free Food & Cheap Booze | SF
Russian Hill dive Shanghai Kelly’s hosts a customer appreciation party on Thursday July 26, 2018 with free food (while supplies last, of course), cheap booze and “good times.”
NightLife’s 5th Annual BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, July 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
NightLife's 5th Annual BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition | California Academy of Sciences
Be the first to peep the Academy’s fifth annual BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition exhibit and celebrate the best in nature and conservation photography. See the captivating work of world-class photographers and discover how they document some of the most fascinating moments of life on Earth ...
Sundown Cinema Outdoor Movie Night: “Mrs. Doubtfire ” | SF
Thursday, July 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alamo Square Park
Sundown Cinema Outdoor Movie Night: "Mrs. Doubtfire " | SF
Mrs. Doubtfire – Celebrating Robin William’s Birthday.
Exploratorium After Dark: Heat and Temperature | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Heat and Temperature | Pier 15
Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: Heat and Temperature Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world. What’s the difference between heat and temperature? They use the terms interchangeably, but they have precise meanings to physicists. How does your thermostat work and how does ...
$5 Classic Movie Night: “This Is Spinal Tap” | Paramount Theatre
Thursday, July 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Paramount Theatre
$5 Classic Movie Night: "This Is Spinal Tap" | Paramount Theatre

Experience the great films of Hollywood’s Golden Era in one of America’s finest Art Deco movie palaces. With over 3,000 seats and a meticulously-restored interior, the Paramount offers a true “Movie Palace” experience straight out of the 1930s – with period newsreels, cartoons, previews, live music from the ...

Win Tix: Paramount Movie Classics: This is Spinal Tap | Paramount Theatre
Thursday, July 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Paramount Theatre
It’s the mid-1980s, and despite their hard-rocking seventeen years together and fifteen albums, all is not well on Spinal Tap’s tour of the U.S. to promote their album “Smell the Glove”. The venues are much smaller and the cancellations keep coming. > Get Tickets – $3 There are ...

Friday, July 27

2018 Gilroy Garlic Festival | First Day
Friday, July 27 – All Day | Cost: $18*
*$18 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $20 at the door.
| Christmas Hill Park
2018 Gilroy Garlic Festival | First Day

Come to the 2018 Gilroy Garlic Festival and celebrate 40 years of family fun—along with great garlicky food, live entertainment, and more. 2018 Gilroy Garlic Festival July 27-29, 2018 | 10 am to 7 pm Christmas Hill Park, 7050 Miller Ave, Gilroy Tickets: $18 online ...

Alphabet Rockers (Kids’ Show): Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Friday, July 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
Alphabet Rockers (Kids’ Show): Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
This children’s program repeats at 12:15–12:45pm. Over the past decade, the Alphabet Rockers have honed a supremely engaging hip-hop act designed for children and families. With singer/songwriter Kaitlin McGaw and beatboxer/b-boy/rapper Tommy Shepherd, this powerhouse group makes the world come alive through beats, rhymes, songs and dances.
2018 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason
Friday, July 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2018 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason

Join thousands of runners and spectators at The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon Race Expo and experience the best in running, health, and nutrition. Over 27,500 runners and over 80,000 spectators will fill the city on race day. The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon is more than ...

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 ...

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 ...

’80s Movie Night: Popcorn & BYOB | Hayes Valley
Friday, July 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Peak Design Flagship Store
'80s Movie Night: Popcorn & BYOB | Hayes Valley

Peak Design has a gigantic 4K cinema screen in their store, and they’ll be damned if they don’t use it to its full extent. On the last Friday of the month, that means one thing: 80s flicks. Here’s the scoop: ’80s Movie Night: Popcorn & ...