Friday, September 6, 2019

8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday  FREE

Saturday, September 7, 2019

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 and two Sacramento museums for the more...

9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
9:00 amFirst Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland  FREE
10:00 amJack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandca.gov
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
11:30 am1st Trans March “Black Trans Lives & the Pride in the Park Ball” | Oakland   FREE
All DayThe Crucible’s Fall Open House | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food & drinks. RSVP on Facebook.
12:00 pm4th Annual West Oakland Artisans Festival | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP is recommended.
1:30 pmFirst Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland   FREE
3:00 pmFood Bay Carnival “Spicyholick” Night Market | Fremont   4 *
*$4 for single admission, $12 for 4 adult tickets (group package). Children 10 & under is free.
6:00 pm100 Bay Area Live Readings from “Civil Liberties United” | Oakland   FREE*
*Suggested donation $3-5 (no one turned away for lack of funds)
6:00 pmOakland Pride’s 1st Pre-Pride Block Party | Oakland   FREE
6:30 pmSpontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland   FREE*
*There is a one-drink minimum (doesn't have to be an alcoholic drink, but bring ID, 21+ only.)
9:07 pmFree A’s Post-Game Star Wars™ Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.


Sunday, September 8, 2019

Hills of Solace: Annual Hike to Eugene O'Neill's Tao House | Danville
Sunday, September 8 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration is Recommended.
| Downtown Danville

On September 8, 2019 at 9 am, a free 3.1-mile hike guided hike from downtown Danville to the Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site, led by National Park Service and East Bay more...

All Day$3 Sunday Funday Bowling Specials | Concord   $3*
*$3 Games, $3 Soda and $3 Beer for members / $5 per game for non-members
All DayOakland Pride Parade & Festival | 2019   FREE*
*Parade is free to watch. General admission to the festival is $10; children under 12 are $5
3:00 pmFood Bay Carnival “Spicyholick” Night Market | Fremont   4 *
*$4 for single admission, $12 for 4 adult tickets (group package). Children 10 & under is free.
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE

Monday, September 9, 2019

7:00 pmIntro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Tuesday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: $2*
*$2 Per Game, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for members / $4 per game for non-members
| Diablo Valley Bowl

Have a good time and share memories with your friends and families. Come and join Diablo Valley Bowl every Tuesday for their $2 Games, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for Members. more...

12:00 pmOakland’s Free “AMP” Street Music Festival | Every Tue-Thu   FREE
8:00 pmFree Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

10:00 amFree Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland  FREE*
*Tours are offered Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. Reservations are recommended but not required.
6:30 pm2019 Music in the Park: “Pop Fiction” | Albany  FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland  FREE
7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley  FREE

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, September 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 6:30 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by more...

6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: Classic Rock w/ Original Roll | Concord  FREE

Friday, September 13, 2019

2019 Mariachi Festival | East Bay
Friday, September 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hayward City Hall

Join us for a fun night of Mariachi music. Live music will be brought to you by a variety of amazing Mariachi Groups. 2019 Mariachi Festival Friday, September 13, 2019 | 5 pm more...

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Variety | Oakland  FREE
5:30 pmCrown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove: SambaDa | Alameda   FREE
5:30 pmConcerts at the Cove: Traditional Afro-Brazilian Heritage | Alameda   FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk | Oakland & Alameda   FREE
6:15 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley   FREE
6:45 pmPoint Richmond Concert: Funky Fun | East Bay   FREE
7:30 pmEast Bay Bike Party   FREE
7:30 pmLaughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works   FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks

Saturday, September 14, 2019

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mailaallen@oaklandca.gov.
11:00 amSecond Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square  FREE
9:00 pm“FirstClass: Departure” DJ Saturday Nights | Oakland  FREE

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Oakland Grand Prix Bike Race | 2019
Sunday, September 15 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | 21st St (Oakland)

On September 15th, 2019, The Oakland Grand Prix (OGP) will be racing its 15th year in downtown Oakland, CA. The goal of the race is to provide a fun, healthy, competitive more...

All DayConcord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay   FREE
All Day$3 Sunday Funday Bowling Specials | Concord   $3*
*$3 Games, $3 Soda and $3 Beer for members / $5 per game for non-members
11:00 amUC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany   FREE
11:00 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley   FREE
1:00 pmCal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley   FREE
3:30 pmRumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.

Monday, September 16, 2019

8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Tuesday, September 17 – All Day | Cost: $2*
*$2 Per Game, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for members / $4 per game for non-members
| Diablo Valley Bowl

Have a good time and share memories with your friends and families. Come and join Diablo Valley Bowl every Tuesday for their $2 Games, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for Members. more...

8:00 pmTokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation, not required

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Oakland A's Final $1 Game Night of 2019 | Vs. Kansas City Royals
Wednesday, September 18 – 12:37 pm | Cost: $1*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum

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, more...

5:30 pmEast Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
6:30 pm2019 Music in the Park: “Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums” | Albany   FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmJokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland   $1*
*$1 with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Thursday Movie Flashback at CQ Cinema | San Leandro
Thursday, September 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Cleophus Quealy Beer Company

The third Thursday of every month Cleophus Quealy Beer Co. hosts a movie night featuring some of  your favorite flashback flicks. What could be better for going back to school than travelling more...

6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: “Classic Rock” Co-bill | Concord  FREE
7:00 pmThe Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland   $5*
*Free Pizza & Beer provided, Admission free to Oakstop members.
7:00 pmFree Monthly Outdoor Movie Night | Oakland   FREE*
*FREE with RSVP or $6 at the door
7:00 pmOakland Art Library Open House | East Bay   FREE*
*Free, with an RSVP

Friday, September 20, 2019

NorCal Night Market: 200+ Food & Shopping Stalls | Sept. 20-22
Friday, September 20 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tickets are sold at the door. Children 3 and under are free. Parking is $10. Both admission and parking are cash only.
| Alameda County Fairgrounds (Pleasanton Ave.)

NorCal Night Market, the largest night market featuring food, merchandise, and arts in the Bay Area is back for its second year. Enjoy all the nighttime sights, sounds, and flavors in more...

5:30 pmFree Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP Required
7:00 pmMovies Under the Stars “Jumanji” | Walnut Creek   FREE*
*Admission is free.
8:00 pmFandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley   FREE*
*Donations welcome

Saturday, September 21, 2019

"Kids Fly Free" Youth Plane Rides | Concord
Saturday, September 21 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Space is limited so please come early.
| Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 393

Come to the EAA’s Young Eagles Rally on August 17th and September 21st to give your kid(s) the opportunity of a lifetime. The members will give kids a ride in their more...

All DaySmithsonian’s 15th Annual Free Museum Day | 2019   FREE*
*Free, but you must signup and download your free ticket
10:00 amFree Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandca.gov
All Day2019 Oakland’s “Eat Real” Street Food Festival | September 21-22   FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase.
11:00 am“Science@Cal”: Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley   FREE
1:00 pmFree Music Concert in the Park: Hip Hop Showcase | Berkeley   FREE
2:00 pm3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland   FREE
3:00 pmNorCal Night Market: Food, Shopping & Entertainment Festival | Pleasanton   $5*
*Tickets are sold at the door. Children 3 and under are free. Parking is $10. Both admission and parking are cash only.
7:00 pm“Cat People” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland   $10
7:00 pmTiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville   FREE*
*$5 Suggested Donation
9:05 pmFinal of 2019: Free A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Sunday, September 22, 2019

$3 Sunday Funday Bowling Specials | Concord
Sunday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: $3*
*$3 Games, $3 Soda and $3 Beer for members / $5 per game for non-members
| Diablo Valley Bowl

Have a good time and share memories with your friends and families. Come and join Diablo Valley Bowl every Sunday for their $3 Games, $3 Soda and $3 Beer for Members. more...

All Day2019 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Final Day | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase.
3:00 pmNorCal Night Market: Food, Shopping & Entertainment Festival | Final Day   $5*
*Tickets are sold at the door. Children 3 and under are free. Parking is $10. Both admission and parking are cash only.

Monday, September 23, 2019

"Popping the ​Science ​Bubble": Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley
Monday, September 23 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Public Library (Central Branch)

Join in for a conversation with scientists from Cal. Ever wonder what the scientists at Cal are up to? Now is your chance to find out during a thrilling series of more...

8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Tuesday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: $2*
*$2 Per Game, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for members / $4 per game for non-members
| Diablo Valley Bowl

Have a good time and share memories with your friends and families. Come and join Diablo Valley Bowl every Tuesday for their $2 Games, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for Members. more...

8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

10:00 amFree Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandca.gov
6:30 pm2019 Albany Music in the Park: “La Misa Negra” | Final Day  FREE

Thursday, September 26, 2019

6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: Concord’s Queen of Blues | Concord  FREE

Friday, September 27, 2019

Final Day: Live On The Square | Jack London Square
Friday, September 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 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, more...

6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
7:30 pmLaughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works   FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks

Saturday, September 28, 2019

2019 Northern California Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse

Cheer on the fleet of colorful 40-foot dragon boats as teams from all over Northern California race to the beat of Chinese drums on Saturday & Sunday, September 28 & 29, 2019. This more...

10:00 amOakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandca.gov
All Day1st Annual Jibaro de Hawaii Festival | Union City   FREE*
*Registration via Eventbrite
1:00 pmRBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Bay Area   FREE
1:00 pmOakland’s Brand New Waterfront Festival Under the Bay Bridge | 2019   FREE

Sunday, September 29, 2019

2019 Oakland Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt
Sunday, September 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse

Cheer on the fleet of colorful 40-foot dragon boats as teams from all over Northern California race to the beat of Chinese drums on Saturday & Sunday, September 28 & 29, 2019. This more...


Monday, September 30, 2019

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland  $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

10:00 amFree Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandca.gov