Sunday, July 29, 2018

2018 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 33rd Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find something for everyone, more...

All Day2018 Gilroy Garlic Festival | Final Day   $18*
*$18 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $20 at the door.
10:00 amFree Guided Hike of San Bruno Mountain | Brisbane   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Donations encouraged but not required
All DayTreasureFest: “Hawaii In July” | Treasure Island   $5
All Day2018 “Up Your Alley Fair” & Fetish Street Festival | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but a donations are requested.
11:00 amThe Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Alameda   FREE*
*No reservations are necessary
All Day2018 “Art + Soul” Festival: Sunday | Oakland   $12*
*$12 Adults, $7 Seniors (65+), 18 & under free
All Day2018 Japanese Summer Bazaar | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free admission. Food, games etc. available for purchase.
12:00 pmSummer Outdoor Music Series: Jazz Quartet | Corte Madera   FREE*
All Day2018 Porchfest: 50+ Historic Porches & Live Music | Napa   FREE
1:00 pmOakland Municipal Band Concerts at the Lake | Lake Merritt   FREE
1:00 pm“The Magic of Disney” Free Sunday Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:00 pmSan Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
1:00 pmMusic in the Park: Dance & Top 40 Hits | Burlingame   FREE
1:00 pmThe Klipptones: Jazz, Swing & Blues Dance Party | Live! in the Castro   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Ballet in the Park | Stern Grove Festival   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
2:00 pmTraditional Hawaiian Concert: Haopinaka & Hula Dancers | Union Square Live   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
2:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF   FREE
2:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF   FREE
4:00 pmCoin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa   FREE
7:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Cupertino   FREE
7:00 pmFree HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door

Monday, July 30, 2018

National Cheesecake Day: 1/2 Price Slice | The Cheesecake Factory

The Cheesecake Factory Facebook The Cheesecake Factory will celebrate National Cheesecake Day in a big way on July 30, 2018 by offering dine-in guests any slice of its more than 30 legendary more...

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland   $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door
8:30 pmLaughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF   FREE

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

38th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | East Bay

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...

10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: The Lego Batman Movie & Trolls | Dublin  $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: The Lego Batman Movie & Trolls | Fairfield  $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
4:20 pmLive at Lagunitas: Wild Child | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
6:00 pmMovie Night on the Green: “Babe” | Marin   FREE
6:30 pmSummertime Outdoor Bay Bridge Beat Concert | Orinda   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Jr. DeVille Blues Band | Concord   FREE
7:00 pmSF History Night | Pacific Heights   $10*
*$10 for non-members; free for SFHA members
7:00 pmUnder the Stars Movie Night At A Winery: “Jaws” | St. Francis Winery   FREE
7:00 pmJericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via
7:30 pm“The Incendiaries” Book Novel Release | Green Apple Books   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

"Lululemon Flow & Jo": Free Yoga Class & Coffee in an Art Gallery | SoMa
Wednesday, August 1 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 111 Minna Gallery

Join Lululemon for their monthly complimentary yoga class and coffee at 111 Minna Gallery. Start the day with a gentle vinyasa flow, and leave centered and present. Top it off with a more...

9:00 amFree Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF   FREE
All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day   FREE
All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE
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
10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: The Lego Batman Movie & Trolls | Dublin   $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: The Lego Batman Movie & Trolls | Fairfield   $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: Jinx Jones | Oakland   FREE
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Pop/Rock Concert | SF   FREE
3:00 pmRanch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa   FREE*
*$5 donation suggested per person, but no one is turned away for lack of funds. RSVP requested but not required.
5:30 pmFirst Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek   FREE
6:00 pmModern Swing Concert: Lost Dog Found | Union Square Live   FREE
6:00 pmFree Rock ‘n Roll Concert in the Park | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pmMovie Night on the Green: “Paddington” | Marin   FREE
6:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
6:30 pmSummer Funk, R&B Concert | Menlo Park   FREE
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
7:30 pm“Dancing Under the Stars” Oakland Night, Street Culture & Hip Hop | Jack London Square   FREE
8:00 pm“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF   $5
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
9:00 pmFree Movies on the Beach: “Jumanji (1995)” | Santa Cruz   FREE

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, August 2 – 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...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Accordian Soul Music Concert | SF   FREE
12:30 pmSol Development with Mino Yanci: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
6:00 pmSFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2018: The Love Gangsters | Palo Alto   FREE
6:00 pmFree Top 40/Dance Party Concert in the Park | San Mateo   FREE
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmCastro Art Walk | First Thursdays   FREE
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Bay Area 60’s Psychedelic Rock | East Bay   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: James Clark Presents Elvis, Elton & Mick | 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” | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
8:00 pmOutdoor Waterfront Flicks: “Bridesmaids” | Jack London Square   FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmThrowback Thursdays at Virgil’s: Late 90’s to Early 2000’s Pop | SF   FREE
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
8:30 pmMovies on the Square: “The Greatest Showman” | Redwood City   FREE
8:30 pmFree Movies in the Park: “Wonder Woman” | Pleasanton   FREE
9:00 pmBay Party Vibes on the D-block | SF   FREE
9:00 pm“Laugh Your Gays Off” Free Comedy Night | Castro   FREE*
*Free with $5 suggested donation, no drink minimums and 2-for-1 drinks until 9pm

Friday, August 3, 2018

Red Panda Acrobats (Kids’ Show): Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Friday, August 3 – 12:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

This children’s program is a repeat of the 11:00am show. Combining exceptional athletic skills, traditional Chinese music, and a fast-paced show sure to amaze viewers of all ages, the Red Panda Acrobats bring the ancient more...

All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
All DayHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Latin | Oakland  FREE
5:00 pm“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party   FREE
5:30 pmMusic in the Park: Third World with Jordan T. | San Jose   $15*
*Individual general admission tickets are just $15 until the day of the show, when they jump to $20.
6:00 pm11th Secession Gallery Art Opening Party | SF   FREE
6:00 pmMusic on the Square: Michael Jackson Tribute | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pm$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills   $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pm“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF   FREE
6:30 pmFree Beach Boardwalk Concert: Y & T | Santa Cruz   FREE
7:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Cupertino   FREE
7:00 pmBayview First Fridays: Entertainment, Karaoke & Food Truck | Seven Stills   FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and drinks
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE