Tuesday, July 24, 2018

38th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Castro
Tuesday, July 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Theatre

Ashcan: The Secret Prison Geomovies From May to August 1945, 72 top Nazi officials were secretly imprisoned in the former Palace Hotel in Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg. The prison was so secure that even its more...

12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Blues Concert | SF  FREE
6:00 pm2018 LaborFest: Spain – The Mondagron Co-Operative | SF   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Tia Carroll & Her Awesome Blues Band | Concord   FREE
6:30 pmSummertime Outdoor The Swampers Concert | Orinda   FREE
7:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF   FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
7:00 pmUnder the Stars Movie Night At A Winery: “The Wedding Singer” | St. Francis Winery   FREE
7:30 pm2018 LaborFest: Nordic Workers, Union & Labor Rights | SF   FREE
8:00 pmHaight Street Comedy Night | SF   FREE

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

National Hot Fudge Sundae Day: 50% off Ghirardelli Sundaes | Bay Area
Wednesday, July 25 – All Day | Cost: 50% off*
*50% off hot fudge sundays on July 25, 2018 only.
| Ghirardelli Square

Ghirardelli Chocolate will be celebrating National Hot Fudge Sundae Day. Today only – July 25, 2018 their World Famous Hot Fudge Sundae will be 50% off at all Ghirardelli Ice Cream more...

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
10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: The Secret Life of Pets & Alvin and the Chipmunks | Dublin  $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: The Secret Life of Pets & Alvin and the Chipmunks | Fairfield  $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Trad/Swing Concert | SF   FREE
5:30 pm2018 LaborFest: Port Triumph (Puerto el Triunfo) 2017 ” Film Screening” | SF   FREE
6:00 pmAmerican Blues/Rock Concert: Kingsborough | Union Square Live   FREE
6:00 pmFree Blues Concert in the Park | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pmMovie Night on the Green: “101 Dalmations” | Marin   FREE
6:30 pmSummer Country, Rock Concert | Menlo Park   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Troupe Studio Space   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. There is a $20 suggested donation.
7:00 pmAttractive Camp: Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF   $6*
*$6 when you use promo code "funcheapbaby". Otherwise, it's $12 online or $15 at the door.
7:00 pmSummer Outdoor Movie Night at the Pier: “Down Periscope” | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pm2018 LaborFest: Voices & Musicians Will Speak Out | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15
8:00 pmWin Tix: “Reckless Kelly” Country-Rock Rebels | Great American Music Hall   WIN
9:00 pmFree Movies on the Beach: “Hairspray” | Santa Cruz   FREE

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Shanghai Kelly's Customer Appreciation Party: Free Food & Cheap Booze | SF
Thursday, July 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover. Free food while supplies last and for paying customers only
| Shanghai Kelly's

Russian Hill dive Shanghai Kelly’s hosts a customer appreciation party on Thursday July 26, 2018 with free food (while supplies last, of course), cheap booze and “good times.” Shanghai Kelly's

12:30 pm“People in Plazas: Jazz Concert | SF  FREE
5:00 pmSpeak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF  FREE
5:30 pmSummer Sounds Outside: T Sisters | Walnut Creek   FREE
6:00 pmSFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2018: Harry & The Hitmen | Palo Alto   FREE
6:00 pmFree Yacht Rock Concert in the Park | San Mateo   FREE
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmSundown Cinema Outdoor Movie Night: “Mrs. Doubtfire ” | SF   FREE
6:00 pmNightLife’s 5th Annual BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Heat and Temperature | Pier 15   $17.95*
*$17.95 Adv / $19.95 Door / Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Classic Piano Rock Hits | East Bay   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Zepparella | Concord   FREE
7:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Cupertino   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Troupe Studio Space   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. There is a $20 suggested donation.
7:30 pmI Wish I Was Happy Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Paramount Movie Classics: This is Spinal Tap | Paramount Theatre   WIN
8:00 pm$5 Classic Movie Night: “This Is Spinal Tap” | Paramount Theatre   $5
8:30 pmSummer Movie in the Park: “Coco” | Orinda   FREE
8:30 pmFree Movies in the Park: “Spider-Man Homecoming” | Pleasanton   FREE
8:45 pmMovies on the Square: “Wonder Woman” | Redwood City   FREE

Friday, July 27, 2018

2018 Gilroy Garlic Festival | First Day
Friday, July 27 – All Day | Cost: $18*
*$18 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $20 at the door.
| Christmas Hill Park

CC0 Creative Commons Come to the 2018 Gilroy Garlic Festival and celebrate 40 years of family fun—along with great garlicky food, live entertainment, and more. 2018 Gilroy Garlic Festival July 27-29, 2018 | 10 more...

11:00 amAlphabet Rockers (Kids’ Show): Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos   FREE
12:00 pm2018 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason   FREE
12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: 70’s Tribute Show | Oakland   FREE
4:00 pmFinal Fridays Family Dance Party | South SF   FREE
5:00 pmArt on the Square | Redwood City   FREE
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
6:00 pm2018 Blues Fest Friday Night Party | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pmMusic on the Square: Tribute to Journey | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
6:30 pmStarlight Movie Night: “Sing” | Alameda   FREE
6:30 pmFree Moonlight Movies: Wonder Woman | Danville   FREE
6:30 pmFree Beach Boardwalk Concert: The Fixx | Santa Cruz   FREE
6:30 pmRock & Country Concert in the Park: Jake Gill | Alamo   FREE
7:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Cupertino   FREE
7:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley   FREE
7:00 pm’80s Movie Night: Popcorn & BYOB | Hayes Valley   FREE*
*RSVP Required
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF   $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
7:00 pm2018 Summer Concert in the Park: The Dropsticks | Pleasanton   FREE
7:30 pm“Dancing Under the Stars” Dancers of Inspiration & Love | Jack London Square   FREE
7:30 pm“HellaFunny Fridays” San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
8:45 pm2018 Movie Under the Stars Kickoff: “Despicable Me 3” | Menlo Park   FREE
9:00 pm“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Beer & Popcorn | Oakland   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP to soupcomedyrsvp@gmail.com, Suggested donation of $5-$10 per person at the end of the night.
9:30 pm“HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
10:00 pm“Y2K Fridays” Early 2000s Pop & RnB Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm
11:59 pmDelta Aquarids Meteor Shower & Dark Skies | 2018   FREE

Saturday, July 28, 2018

RSVPs Open for August: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, July 28 – 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...

All Day2018 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason   FREE
All Day2018 Street Soccer USA Cup | Union Square   FREE
9:00 amA’s “Play Ball” Sandlot-Style Baseball Festival | Oakland   FREE
All Day2018 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships   FREE*
*Free admission, but all day parking is $15 at the Golden Gate Fields w/ a free shuttle to the festival.
All Day2018 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Saturday | Alameda   FREE
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.
All Day2018 Fort Ross Festival: Beer Garden & Live American Music | Jenner   $20
All Day2018 Gilroy Garlic Festival | July 27-29   $18*
*$18 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $20 at the door.
All DayTreasureFest: “Hawaii In July” | Treasure Island   $5
11:00 am2018 “Lammas Ritual” | East Bay   FREE*
*Please bring finger-food and non-alcohol drinks to share. Camp chairs or ground-blankets are welcome. Flowers and greenery for altar and musical instruments welcome as well.
11:00 amPedalfest 2018: Bike Stunts, Whymcycles & Unicycle Lessons | Oakland   FREE
11:00 am2018 Kidsfest “Pirates” Art Party: Crafts, Live Music & Fun Games | Oakland   FREE
11:00 am45th Annual Roughwater Swim | Santa Cruz Wharf   FREE*
*Free to watch.
11:00 am“Summer Saturdays on Waverly” Street Festival: Craving Chinatown Food Fest | Chinatown   FREE*
*Free and open to the public though some activities (like Tricycle races) require a nominal fee
11:00 amPeet’s Coffee Free Saturday Guided Tasting Series | SF   FREE*
*Please check with your local store for the time of the event. Valid at Peet’s retail locations only. Excludes Capital One, airport, supermarket, BART and other licensed locations. May not be combined with other offers. Valid only on specific coffees, teas, and merchandise featured in the tasting event. No cash value and no rain checks. Valid Saturday from 11:00AM–12:00pm only.
11:30 amSan Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park   FREE
All Day2018 “Art + Soul” Festival: Saturday | Oakland   $12*
*$12 Adults, $7 Seniors (65+) & 18 & under free
All Day2018 Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival | Redwood City   FREE
12:00 pm6th Annual Mini Japanese Street Food Fest | Oakland   FREE
All DayArt on the Square ” PAL Music Festival” | Redwood City   FREE
12:00 pmFree Conservatory Curiosities Paul Bourbin: “The Orchid Doctor” | Conservatory of Flowers   FREE*
*These are free events on the Conservatory's Palm Terrace. Tickets to the Conservatory are not required. If you'd like to visit inside the conservatory tickets are $8 for adults or $6 for adults with San Francisco ID
12:30 pm2018 Flagging in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Bring a beverage, a lunch, something to sit on, and enjoy.
1:00 pmYosvany Terry Afro-Cuban Sextet: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
1:00 pmAfternoon Delight: Comedy Brunch for Busy People | SF   FREE*
*No Cover