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Saturday, April 4

CANCELED: Smithsonian’s 16th Annual Free Museum Day | 2020
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must signup and download your free ticket
| San Francisco Bay Area
CANCELED: Smithsonian's 16th Annual Free Museum Day | 2020
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day 2020 will not take place on April 4. As a public health precaution, the Smithsonian is postponing or canceling all public events, programming and gatherings through May 3. We appreciate your understanding.
CANCELED: Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
CANCELED: Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, April 4 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Nike Missile Site
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands

Get an upclose look at a restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site and hear intriguing stories from Nike veterans, park rangers, and volunteers from 12:30-3:30 pm, every first Saturday of the month. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It’s a ...Monthly

Friday, April 10

Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael
Friday, April 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown San Rafael
Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael

Discover art, wine, entertainment, and more every second Friday of the month on Fourth Street in downtown San Rafael. From 5-8 pm (with some venues open later), the Second Fridays Art Walk connects dozens of venues in downtown San Rafael with the public, who can enjoy different ...Monthly

Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays
Friday, April 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Vallejo
Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays

The monthly Vallejo Art Walk showcases a variety of nationally accomplished and upcoming local creatives in the historic downtown Vallejo arts district from 5-10 pm on the second Friday of every month, on Georgia, Marin, and Virginia streets. Explore over 25 participating galleries and shops, and ...Monthly

Saturday, April 11

Renegade Drive-In Movie Night “Rumble in the Bronx (1995)” | North Bay
Saturday, April 11 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Donations are accepted.
| Old Hamilton Theater Building
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night "Rumble in the Bronx (1995)" | North Bay
This is the movie that introduced Jackie Chan to America and what an introduction it was with his breathtaking jump between buildings and spectacularly choreographed fights.

Sunday, April 12

Yuri’s Night Space Party: Space-Themed Costumes & Robot Driving Games | North Bay
Sunday, April 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Due to space constraints, an RSVP is recommended.
| Space Station Museum
Yuri's Night Space Party: Space-Themed Costumes & Robot Driving Games | North Bay
Come visit The Space Station Museum to celebrate Yuri’s Night, a celebration for cosmo-pioneer Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space, on April 12, 2020. There will be a space-themed costume contest (bring your friends and dress up), robot driving games, space themed trivia, and free food and ...

Tuesday, April 14

POSTPONED: 2020 Ben & Jerry’s Free Ice Cream Cone Day
Tuesday, April 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ben & Jerry's (Participating Locations)
POSTPONED: 2020 Ben & Jerry's Free Ice Cream Cone Day
2020 Update – We have made the difficult decision to postpone Free Cone Day this year. We hope to reschedule our global Free Cone Day event for later in the year. Mmmm… Tuesday, April 9, 2019 is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s, and you know ...
Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael
Tuesday, April 14 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lotus Cuisine of India
Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael

Green is the topic. Drinks the excuse. The San Francisco North Bay comes to this mixer to network with local business folks living and working as green as they can. Check the calendar for their high caliber guest speakers. You’ll love the incredible selection of ...Monthly

Saturday, April 18

2020 “Restore & Create” Earth Day Celebration | Stinson Beach
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but Facebook RSVP is requested. Be sure to bring a picnic lunch.
| Stinson Beach
2020 "Restore & Create" Earth Day Celebration | Stinson Beach
The 16th Annual Earth Day Celebration at Stinson Beach combines care for the environment with arts activities for all ages. Participants can help with beach cleanup and join with over a dozen collaborating artists engaging the public in sculpture-making with natural materials, making music, dancing, and ...

Saturday, April 25

Renegade Drive-In Movie Night “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)” | North Bay
Saturday, April 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Donations are accepted.
| Old Hamilton Theater Building
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)" | North Bay

The North Bay Mobile Drive-In hits Novato with a renegade outdoor film screening in this DIY flash mob drive-in movie where you watch a flick on a 30-foot screen, tune your radio to 88.3, and drink in your car. The show begins with a 20+ minute pre-show with trailers and a cartoon. There’s a ...

Saturday, May 2

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to seven Bay Area museums, two Sacramento museums and to more than 220 cultural institutions nationwide, for the first full weekend each month including the de ...Monthly

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, May 2 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Nike Missile Site
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands

Get an upclose look at a restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site and hear intriguing stories from Nike veterans, park rangers, and volunteers from 12:30-3:30 pm, every first Saturday of the month. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It’s a ...Monthly

Monday, May 4

Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower | 2020
Monday, May 4 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower | 2020
Set your alarm and get up before dawn to witness the Eta Aquarids meteor shower. In 2020, the forecast calls for the greatest number of Eta Aquariid meteors to fall before dawn on (or near) May 5. However, this shower has a rather broad maximum, so the ...

Friday, May 8

Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael
Friday, May 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown San Rafael
Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael

Discover art, wine, entertainment, and more every second Friday of the month on Fourth Street in downtown San Rafael. From 5-8 pm (with some venues open later), the Second Fridays Art Walk connects dozens of venues in downtown San Rafael with the public, who can enjoy different ...Monthly

Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays
Friday, May 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Vallejo
Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays

The monthly Vallejo Art Walk showcases a variety of nationally accomplished and upcoming local creatives in the historic downtown Vallejo arts district from 5-10 pm on the second Friday of every month, on Georgia, Marin, and Virginia streets. Explore over 25 participating galleries and shops, and ...Monthly

Tuesday, May 12

Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael
Tuesday, May 12 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lotus Cuisine of India
Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael

Green is the topic. Drinks the excuse. The San Francisco North Bay comes to this mixer to network with local business folks living and working as green as they can. Check the calendar for their high caliber guest speakers. You’ll love the incredible selection of ...Monthly

Sunday, May 24

48th Annual Muir Beach Firemen’s BBQ | Mt. Tam
Sunday, May 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*$25 parking per vehicle. Donations are appreciated
| Santos Meadow (Mt. Tam)
48th Annual Muir Beach Firemen's BBQ | Mt. Tam
The 48th Annual Muir Beach Volunteer Firemen’s Barbecue Fundraiser is a fun event for the whole family. Enjoy delicious food, groovin’ live music, tasty craft beers, premium wine and a whole lot of fun for the family. Join the celebration on Sunday, May 24 from noon ...

Saturday, June 6

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to seven Bay Area museums, two Sacramento museums and to more than 220 cultural institutions nationwide, for the first full weekend each month including the de ...Monthly

Saturday, June 20

Record Store Day | 2020
Saturday, June 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Record Store Day | 2020
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, Record Store Day has been rescheduled from April 18 to June 20, 2020. Major and independent label artists alike have special, vinyl-only limited edition releases available typically on the third Saturday in April (now moved to June 20), a.k.a. Record ...

Monday, August 10

Perseids Meteor Shower | 2020
Monday, August 10 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Perseids Meteor Shower | 2020
Get out in the open, away from city lights to see the annual Perseids Meteor Shower, the most beloved meteor shower of the year for the Northern Hemisphere. 2020 Perseids Meteor Shower August 11, 12 & 13, 2020 | Late Evening to Dawn Predicted Peak: The night of ...