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Monday, August 26

2019 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | UC Berkeley
Monday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility
2019 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | UC Berkeley

The largest college lifestyle event in the nation will be held on the UC Berkeley campus, Sunday, August 25 and Monday, August 26. Celebrating its 17th anniversary, the two-day interactive festival will introduce 30,000+ Cal students to brands of all sizes aligned with the Cal ...

Nerd Nite: Algorithmic Art, Punishment & Gravity Waves | Oakland
Monday, August 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm
| Club 21
Nerd Nite: Algorithmic Art, Punishment & Gravity Waves | Oakland

On Monday August 26th see how art is created from math, learn what really works when punishing humans, and prospect the universe for gold using gravitational waves. Monthly

Tuesday, August 27

$1 Movie Festival: Madagascar & Shrek 2 | Dublin
Tuesday, August 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX
$1 Movie Festival: Madagascar & Shrek 2 | Dublin

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to September. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 ...

$1 Movie Festival: Madagascar & Shrek 2 | Fairfield
Tuesday, August 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Fairfield Stadium 16 & IMAX
$1 Movie Festival: Madagascar & Shrek 2 | Fairfield

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to September. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 ...

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, August 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| The Layover

Laugh City is a monthly comedy show bringing comedians from HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central and Late Night TV to Oakland every last Tuesday at 8 pm. DJ B.C. spins music after the show. The show takes place at The Layover (1517 Franklin St). 21 and up. Doors open at 7 pm. Free, ...Monthly

Wednesday, August 28

Jack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours

The images of author Jack London will surround you as you tour the historic square and waterfront. Visit a turn-of-the-century wholesale produce district still in operation and see the USS Potomac, the restored yacht of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Tour begins at 10 am at ...

Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2019 | Hayward
Wednesday, August 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Hayward Century Theater
Final $1 Family Movie Day of 2019 | Hayward

From May through September, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or ...

Free Lunchtime Concert: “Soul Mechanix” | Oakland
Wednesday, August 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center (12th Street)

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station starting June 26th. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from Motown and folk to classic and jazz bands and ...

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, August 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

8/28 Lineup: Adam Pearlstein (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Marcus Williams (Comedy Central’s Clusterfest) Jonah Pawlick (Comedy Soup) Jesse Hett (SF Sketchfest) Liz Stone (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Dro Knows (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Geneva Rust Orta (SF Sketchfest, Rooster T Feathers Comedy Club) Josef Anolin (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Every Wednesday

Thursday, August 29

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Cajon/Zydeco Accordion Soul Music | Concord
Thursday, August 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Cajon/Zydeco Accordion Soul Music | 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, August 30

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, August 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church

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 ...Monthly

Final Day: Live On The Square | Jack London Square
Friday, August 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Final Day: Live On The Square | 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 ...

Picnic Flix: “Incredibles 2” | Dublin
Friday, August 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Emerald Glen Park
Picnic Flix: "Incredibles 2" | Dublin

Join the Dublin community for free outdoor movies at Emerald Glen Park. Movies start at dusk approximately 8:30 pm to 9:00 pm, but attendees may arrive as early as 7 pm to snag the perfect spot. Guests may bring only low-back beach-style chairs and/or blankets. Please bring ...

Saturday, August 31

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center

Turn-of-the-century landmarks alongside modern high-rises are the focus of this tour. Explore the upbeat style of the modern City Center Square and discover a thriving “there” there. Examine symbols of Oakland’s arrival as a modern 20th century metropolis: the Beaux Arts-style City hall and Rotunda ...

Sunday, September 1

2019 Brazilian Day & Lavagem Festival | Berkeley
Sunday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Casa de Cultura
2019 Brazilian Day & Lavagem Festival | Berkeley
Casa de Cultura in Berkeley once again throws a day-long party and ritual celebrating Brazilian Independence Day with an annual lavagem (blessing) and procession for world peace, live Brazilian music and DJs, dancing, food, drinks, and lots of folks dressed in white. 2019 Brazilian Day Party Sunday, September 1, 2019 ...
$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, September 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: $5*
* Suggested donation of $5 for GA/ additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions
| Oakland Museum of California
$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...Monthly

2019 Pan-African Festival in the Park | Oakland
Sunday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mosswood Park
2019 Pan-African Festival in the Park | Oakland
The Afrocentric Oakland Crew invites all citizens of the African Diaspora to Mosswood Park for the annual Pan African Family Reunion, a free day of sunshine in the park with a great variety of music, arts & crafts, dancing, and games for adults and kids alike. Through participation in a ...
Free Summer Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay
Sunday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but arrive early as the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
| Solano 2 Drive In
Free Summer Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay

The West Wind Drive-in movie is pleased to announce the Free Movie Night happening on Sunday, September 1st at theaters in Concord and San Jose. Come and enjoy some music, games and free movies for the whole family. Gates open at 6 pm. Films start ...

Monday, September 2

Hiero Day 2019: Hip Hop Music Fest & Block Party | Oakland
Monday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: $19.93*
*$19.93 General Admission; $199.93 VIP
| 3rd Street & MLK Jr. Street
Hiero Day 2019: Hip Hop Music Fest & Block Party | Oakland
Rock out on your Labor Day holiday during the 8th Annual Hiero Day by celebrating at Hieroglyphics‘ Hip Hop Music Festival and Block Party in Oakland. Hiero Day, voted “Best Hip-Hop Festival of the East Bay”, is a one-day music festival combining community, local food, music, apparel, live art, ...
2019 “Abbots Bromliad” Largest Antler Dance & Meadow Picnic | Oakland
Monday, September 2 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Joaquin Miller Park
2019 "Abbots Bromliad" Largest Antler Dance & Meadow Picnic | Oakland
Join the California Revels in a day of good music, dancing, and the largest celebration ever of the Abbots Bromley antler dance, The Abbots Bromliad. Every September on Wakes Monday, the dancers in Abbots Bromley, England take up the traditional horns for a legendary 16 kilometer ...
2019 Salsa Block Party: Dancing, Live Music & DJs | Berkeley
Monday, September 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a suggested $10 donation will help pay for expenses and a portion goes to charity.
| Telegraph Ave & Prince St
2019 Salsa Block Party: Dancing, Live Music & DJs | Berkeley
Come shake it at the 11th Annual Blake Street Salsa Block Party, the original Berkeley Labor Day Monday salsa block party, with the Bay Area Salsa & Timba All Stars band, plus DJ José A. Ruíz. 2019 Blake Street Salsa Block Party Monday, September 2, 2019 | 2-6 ...

Tuesday, September 3

$1 Movie Festival: How To Train Your Dragon & Storks | Dublin
Tuesday, September 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX
$1 Movie Festival: How To Train Your Dragon & Storks | Dublin

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to September. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 ...

$1 Movie Festival: How To Train Your Dragon & Storks | Fairfield
Tuesday, September 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Fairfield Stadium 16 & IMAX
$1 Movie Festival: How To Train Your Dragon & Storks | Fairfield

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to September. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 ...

Wednesday, September 4

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, September 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Enjoy free admission to the UC Botanical Garden on the first Wednesday of every month month from 9 am to 5 pm year round. Established in 1890, the Garden, which is open to the public year round, has over 13,000 different kinds of plants from ...Monthly

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown & Secret Rooftop Gardens
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown & Secret Rooftop Gardens

A walking tour of the Uptown District with an emphasis on Art Deco. Tour includes the Paramount Theatre, Historic Sweet’s Ballroom, the Fox Theater and the Kaiser Center roof garden with views of Lake Merritt. Tour begins at 10 am in front of the Paramount ...

2019 Music in the Park Kick Off: “The KTO Project” | Albany
Wednesday, September 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Albany)
2019 Music in the Park Kick Off: "The KTO Project" | Albany

Bring a picnic & a blanket with the whole family and friends. It’s Music in the Park time again. The 2019 concert series will be the 16th season of providing free concerts every Wednesday night in September. The concerts have been funded by the local ...

Oakland A’s $1 Game vs. Los Angeles Angels | 2019
Wednesday, September 4 – 7:07 pm | Cost: $1*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's $1 Game vs. Los Angeles Angels | 2019

Make an impact in the community during every Wednesday A’s home game with Community Impact Wednesdays in section 322. Pick your price and all tickets proceeds benefit the Oakland A’s charitable arm, which takes an innovative and dynamic approach to support education, promote youth sports, ...

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, September 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

Lineup for 9/4: Adam Pearlstein (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Marcus Williams (Comedy Central’s Clusterfest) Ivy Vasquez (The Set Up) Walker Glenn (Savage Henry Comedy Festival) Jon Alcabes (Clickhole) Ronn Vigh (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Vincent Chuang (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Kaseem Bentley (Comedy Central) Rudy Ortiz (KNBR 680, Alice 97) Every Wednesday

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, September 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clayton Valley Bowl
Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay

The first Wednesday of every month brings you a hilarious comedy show to the Lounge at Clayton Valley Bowl in Concord. Mires like Fires presents has become one of best East Bay stand up comedy showcases around. The show features a different lineup of talented ...Monthly

Thursday, September 5

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, September 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...Monthly