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Friday, August 17

2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay
Friday, August 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church
2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay

Even though you can’t afford the plane ticket, you can still enjoy the authenticity and flavors of Greece when the Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church transforms itself into Mini-Greece for the 47th annual Greek Festival. Opa! Serving the most authentic Greek meals outside of Athens. The recipes ...

‘Picnic Flix’ Outdoor Movie Night: “Sing” | Dublin
Friday, August 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Emerald Glen Park
'Picnic Flix' Outdoor Movie Night: "Sing" | 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. Consider making a day of it, and make use of the ...

Bicycle Art Salon | Oakland
Bicycle Art Salon | Oakland

Please note, Bicycle Art Salon is no longer taking place. The Bicycle Art Salon is a discussion group on the subject(s) of art, film, music, bicycles and more, at the home and studio of Slimm Buick every third Friday, except for July and November. Free, but ...

“Dancing Under the Stars” Block Party & Free Dance Lessons | Jack London Square
Friday, August 17 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
“Dancing Under the Stars” Block Party & Free Dance Lessons | Jack London Square

From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and dancing under the stars. Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. 2018 Dancing Under The Stars Fridays, Summer 2018 | 7:30 pm Jack ...

Movies Under the Stars “Moana” | Walnut Creek
Friday, August 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, but you can help support the program with a $2 donation per person.
| Walnut Creek Civic Park
Movies Under the Stars "Moana" | Walnut Creek

Movies Under the Stars is back in Walnut Creek for the Summer 2018 season. Bring your picnic to Heather Farms Park, or try the restaurants in Downtown, then enjoy a movie with your family and friends. Movies begin at sunset. Admission is free, but a $2 donation helps support ...

Saturday, August 18

2018 Peddlers Fair: Vintage, Antiques & Collectibles | Martinez
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Martinez
2018 Peddlers Fair: Vintage, Antiques & Collectibles | Martinez
You’re invited to join  the Downtown Martinez Vintage Market. The event features 100 vendors selling vintage, antiques, collectibles, arts & craft, music, kids activities and more. While at the Market, be sure to visit downtown Martinez Antique and Collectible stores. The dealers in the stores will ...
2018 Fremont’s Festival of India | August 18-19
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Paseo Padre Parkway (Fremont)
2018 Fremont's Festival of India | August 18-19

Fremont’s annual Festival of India showcases India’s rich culture and heritage with a wide variety of dance and food, and is attended by over 150,000 people every year for the past 25 years. Don’t miss the glorious Grand Parade, celebrating India’s Independence Day with vibrant culture, dance and ...

2018 “Bark & Meow” Free Adopt-A-Thon & Block Party | Berkeley
Saturday, August 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Humane Society
2018 "Bark & Meow" Free Adopt-A-Thon & Block Party | Berkeley
Bark (& Meow) Around the Block is an Adopt-A-Thon and family-friendly Street Fair. In addition to the many dogs, cats, puppies and kittens that Berkeley Humane will adopt out for free to loving homes, the event will feature a dozen other rescues from the Bay Area, ...
2018 SF’s Polk Street Blues Festival | August 18-19
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk Street
2018 SF's Polk Street Blues Festival | August 18-19

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 8th Annual Polk Street Blues Festival. For many years, San Francisco has been known for its love of the blues. After years of producing the Blues Festival on Polk Street, ...

Jack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours
Jack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours

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 the Jack London Square entry arch, foot of Broadway. 2018 Dates Saturday, May 12 Wednesday, June 6 ...

2018 Umoja African Festival | Oakland
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lowell Park
2018 Umoja African Festival | Oakland
“Umoja” means “Unity” in Swahilli. Oakland’s annual Umoja Festival is a full day of arts, culture and activities typically featuring daylong musical performances, a colorful array of vendors, the aromas and taste of African cuisine, and the soul satiating sounds and movements of African music and dance. 2018 ...
2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church
2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay

Even though you can’t afford the plane ticket, you can still enjoy the authenticity and flavors of Greece when the Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church transforms itself into Mini-Greece for the 47th annual Greek Festival. Opa! Serving the most authentic Greek meals outside of Athens. The recipes ...

3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour: The Artist’s Impulse | Oakland
Saturday, August 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Aggregate Space Gallery
3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour: The Artist's Impulse | Oakland

Every third Saturday, the Oakland Art Murmur presents a free guided walking tour based on a different theme each tour. Tours take place on the third Saturday of each month and are led by prominent Oakland gallery directors, curators, writers, and artists. You may check their website ...

Summer Beats Free Concert Kick Off: Pride and Joy | Alameda
Saturday, August 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alameda South Shore Center
Summer Beats Free Concert Kick Off: Pride and Joy | Alameda

South Shore Center is hosting Summer Beats at Center Court, next to Trabocco. Enjoy live music from Pride and Joy, Aug 18th, and Sun Kings, Sept 1st, from 5pm-7pm. Henna tattooist and face painting will be offered for the kids. All proceeds from beer and ...

Sunday, August 19

Concord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Concord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay

Looking for a-one-of-a-kind treasure? Come out and check out the Concord Antique Faire & Collectibles held at the Concord Todos Santos Plaza park from 9 am to 4 pm on third Sundays from April to October in 2018 . Admission & parking is free.

2018 Polk Street Blues Festival | SF
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk Street
2018 Polk Street Blues Festival | SF

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 8th Annual Polk Street Blues Festival. For many years, San Francisco has been known for its love of the blues. After years of producing the Blues Festival on Polk Street, ...

2018 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | August 19-20
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility
2018 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | August 19-20

The largest college lifestyle event in the nation will be held on the UC Berkeley campus, Sunday, August 19 and Monday, August 20. Celebrating it’s 16th Anniversary, the two-day interactive festival will introduce 30,000+ Cal students to brands of all sizes aligned with the Cal ...

2018 Festival of India & Grand Parade | Fremont
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Paseo Padre Parkway (Fremont)
2018 Festival of India & Grand Parade | Fremont

Fremont’s annual Festival of India showcases India’s rich culture and heritage with a wide variety of dance and food, and is attended by over 150,000 people every year for the past 25 years. Don’t miss the glorious Grand Parade, celebrating India’s Independence Day with vibrant culture, dance and ...

2018 Hot Summer Sundays: Hot Rod & Classic Car Show | Danville
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hartz Ave (Danville)
2018 Hot Summer Sundays: Hot Rod & Classic Car Show | Danville

In its 24th year, Danville’s Hot Summer Sundays features hundreds of hot rods and classic cars along Hartz Avenue along with vendor booths and awards for the favorite collector vehicles. Expect to see rare one-of-a-kind collector cars, custom designed cars, and classic and muscle cars from the ...

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Featured speaker, longtime Sunday Assembly East Bay member, singer, and drummer Craig Good, who will lead an interactive presentation on Improvisation! “In just a few minutes you’ll learn how to make friends with anybody, how to fail gracefully, and the power of positive feedback,” says Craig. Teller ...
2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay
Sunday, August 19 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church
2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay

Even though you can’t afford the plane ticket, you can still enjoy the authenticity and flavors of Greece when the Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church transforms itself into Mini-Greece for the 47th annual Greek Festival. Opa! Serving the most authentic Greek meals outside of Athens. The recipes ...

Jazz in the Park: Music, History & Jam “Junius Courtney Big Band” | Emeryville
Sunday, August 19 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Doyle-Hollis Park
Jazz in the Park: Music, History & Jam "Junius Courtney Big Band" | Emeryville

The Oakland Public Library presents a summer jazz, history and jam series on Sunday afternoons from July to August 2018. Each show will feature a headlining artist at 3 pm, followed by a “History of Jazz” discussion (4:30 pm), and a youth group performance (5 pm). ...

Monday, August 20

2018 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | UC Berkeley
Monday, August 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility
2018 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 19 and Monday, August 20. Celebrating it’s 16th Anniversary, the two-day interactive festival will introduce 30,000+ Cal students to brands of all sizes aligned with the Cal ...

Wednesday, August 22

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens

Uptown to the Lake: 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 ...

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, August 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
8/22 Lineup: Walker Glenn (The OD’s) Arjun Banerjee (SF Sketchfest) Julie Ash (#HellaFunny) Butch Escobar (SF Punchline, SJ Improv) & more.

Thursday, August 23

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Kingsbourough | Concord
Thursday, August 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts:  Kingsbourough | 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 ...

Friday, August 24

Rooftop Garden Concert: Latin Band | Oakland
Friday, August 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: Latin Band | 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 ...

2018 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Friday | East Bay
Friday, August 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Antonius Coptic Church
2018 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Friday | East Bay

Come visit the 29th annual King Tut Festival, where you will be instantly transported back in time to see a village of Egyptians making handmade food, playing live music, creating hand-made items and displaying a bazaar with one of a kind imported items. 2018 King ...

Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland
Friday, August 24 – 6:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Jack London Square
Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland

Take a free 90-minute narrated harbor tour (May to October). Visitors will learn about the Port, its operations and economic impact on the region. Harbor tours provide a unique vantage point because marine terminals are closed to the public. The excursions are a great way to ...

“Dancing Under the Stars” The Jackson Legacy (Glow Motion Dance) | Jack London Square
Friday, August 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
“Dancing Under the Stars” The Jackson Legacy (Glow Motion Dance) | Jack London Square

From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and dancing under the stars. Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. 2018 Dancing Under The Stars Fridays, Summer 2018 | 7:30 pm Jack ...