Friday, August 31, 2018

"Dancing Under the Stars" Black Panther "Dance the Power in You” | Jack London Square
Friday, August 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Jack London SquareFrom 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 more...

7:00 pm2018 Summer Concert in the Park: Public Eye | Pleasanton   FREE

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...

9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
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@oaklandnet.com
9:05 pmFree A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.


Sunday, September 2, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...

3:00 pmCuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
6:00 pm“Sunset by the Lake” Beatles Tribute Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill   FREE

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

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.
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay  FREE

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, September 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive

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 more...

6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Lafayette Studio Big Band | Concord   FREE

Friday, September 7, 2018

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, September 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center

Chabot Space & Science Center Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited more...

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: R & B/Soul | Oakland  FREE
6:30 pmStarlight Movie Night: “Coco” | Alameda   FREE
7:30 pmMovies Under the Stars “Lion King” | Walnut Creek   FREE*
*Admission is free, but you can help support the program with a $2 donation per person.
8:00 pmFree First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown   FREE

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Fall 2018 Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, September 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

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-mail aallen@oaklandnet.com.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Free Summer Outdoor Movie Night: "West Side Story"| Berkeley Art Museum
Sunday, September 9 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive

Head to Berkeley Art Museum for an afternoon outdoor movie  showing various summer classic movies. Free Summer Outdoor Movie Night 2nd Sundays, June 10- Oct 14, 2018 | 4 pm Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film more...


Wednesday, September 12, 2018

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com

Thursday, September 13, 2018

6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Annie Sampson | Concord  FREE

Friday, September 14, 2018

2018 "Eat Real" Street Food Festival: Friday | Oakland
Friday, September 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase.
| Jack London Square

Eat Real combines a state fair, a street-food festival, and a block party to create a celebration of good food. At the Eat Real Festival, participants learn where food comes from, more...

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Grammy Award – Winnng Jazz Violinist | Oakland   FREE

Saturday, September 15, 2018

2018 Northern California Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt
Saturday, September 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse

David Yu Photography 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 15 & more...

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@oaklandnet.com
2:00 pm3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland   FREE
All Day2018 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Saturday | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase.
7:00 pm“Cat People” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland   $10

Sunday, September 16, 2018

2018 Oakland Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt
Sunday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse

David Yu Photography 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 15 & more...

All Day2018 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Sunday | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase (cash only)
11:00 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley   FREE
1:00 pmCal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley   FREE

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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@oaklandnet.com

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Paramount Theatre

They were five total strangers, with nothing in common, meeting for the first time. A brain, a beauty, a jock, a rebel and a recluse. Before the day was over, they more...


Saturday, September 22, 2018

Free National Parks Day: "National Public Lands Day" | 2018

NPS Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance 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@oaklandnet.com
All DaySmithsonian’s 14th Annual Free Museum Day | 2018   FREE*
*Museum ticket required from http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/
6:30 pmZoovie Night: “Bolt” | Oakland Zoo   $7*
*Pre-registration is required. $7 per person. $6 per person for groups of 4 or more.
9:05 pmFinal of 2018: Free A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Monday, September 24, 2018

7:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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-mail aallen@oaklandnet.com.

Friday, September 28, 2018

7:00 pmMovies Under the Stars “The Jungle Book” | Walnut Creek  FREE*
*Admission is free, but you can help support the program with a $2 donation per person.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

RSVPs Open for October: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, September 29 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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@oaklandnet.com

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...


Monday, October 8, 2018

Draconids Meteor Shower | 2018
Monday, October 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

October’s Draconid meteor shower – sometimes called the Giacobinids – radiates from the fiery mouth of the northern constellation Draco the Dragon. Because the radiant is located so far north on the more...


Wednesday, October 10, 2018

10:00 amOakland City Center | Final Free Guided Walking Tour of 2018  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mail aallen@oaklandnet.com.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Free Redwood State Park Days: October 2018 | Second Saturdays
Saturday, October 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

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.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Free Summer Outdoor Movie Night: "The Young Girls of Rochefort" | Berkeley Art Museum
Sunday, October 14 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive

Head to Berkeley Art Museum for an afternoon outdoor movie  showing various summer classic movies. Free Summer Outdoor Movie Night 2nd Sundays, June 10- Oct 14, 2018 | 4 pm Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film more...

1:00 pmCal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley  FREE

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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@oaklandnet.com

Saturday, October 20, 2018

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@oaklandnet.com

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Orionids Meteor Shower 2018 | Halley's Comet's Debris
Sunday, October 21 – 2:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

On a dark, moonless night, the Orionids exhibit as many as 25 meteors per hour. These fast-moving meteors occasionally leave persistent trains. They sometimes produce bright fireballs, so watch for them to more...


Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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@oaklandnet.com
7:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE

Friday, October 26, 2018

Friday, October 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Fox Theater

Christine and the Queens is the electronic pop solo project of singer, songwriter, dancer and producer Héloïse Létissier. Born in Nantes, France, Letissier studied theatre before forming her solo musical group more...


Saturday, October 27, 2018

RSVPs Open for November: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, October 27 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

10:00 amLast of 2018: Free Oakland Summer Walking Tour | Old Oakland   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...


Sunday, November 4, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...


Saturday, November 10, 2018

Free Redwood State Park Days: November 2018 | Second Saturdays
Saturday, November 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...


Sunday, November 11, 2018

1:00 pmThe Final “Cal Sailing Club Open House” of 2018: Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley  FREE

Friday, November 23, 2018

7:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE

Saturday, November 24, 2018

RSVPs Open for December: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, November 24 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...


Saturday, December 1, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...


Sunday, December 2, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...


Saturday, December 8, 2018

Free Redwood State Park Days: Final of 2018 | Second Saturdays
Saturday, December 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...


Saturday, December 22, 2018

7:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE