Friday, August 3, 2018

"Oakland First Fridays" Block Party
Friday, August 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, more...

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
6:30 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
7:00 pm2018 Summer Concert in the Park: The Apes | Pleasanton   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
7:30 pm“HellaFunny Fridays” San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
8:00 pmSummer Symphony: Beethoven & Mussorgsky | UC Berkeley   FREE
8:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
8:00 pmFree First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown   FREE
8:30 pm2018 Movie Under the Stars: Cars 3 | Menlo Park   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:00 pmWin Tix: Country Rock Royalty: Shooter Jennings | Slim’s   WIN
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE
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

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Dog Surfing Championships | Pacifica
Saturday, August 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Entering your dog ranges from $10 to $25
| Linda Mar State Beach

Dale Hernandez, WDSC and TasteTV The Dog Surfing World Championships take place on the NorCal coast — where the concept for the sport originated with big thanks to the book that started it all more...

9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
All Day2018 Fremont Festival of the Arts | Saturday   FREE
All Day1901 Edwardian Picnic & Dance In The Park | Alameda   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
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 DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All Day45th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair: Saturday | Japantown   FREE
All Day2018 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Milpitas   FREE
11:00 amMount Sutro’s Hike: Walk & Tours | SF   FREE
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.
12:00 pm“Playland-on-Balboa” Music & Art Festival | Richmond Dist.   FREE
12:00 pmFree Conservatory Curiosities Foldscope: “Microcosmic Explorations” | 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 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
1:00 pmAfroSolo in the Gardens: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
1:00 pmLisa Gonick & The Damfino Players: Vintage Jazz Dance Party | Live in the Castro   FREE
1:00 pmThe Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Santa Clara   FREE*
*No reservations are necessary
1:30 pmFirst Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF   FREE
3:00 pm2018 Summer Obon & Japanese Cultural Festival | Oakland   FREE
3:00 pm2018 Frida Kahlo Festival: Frida Kahlo “HERstory” | SF   FREE*
*Doors open at 2pm Spanish presentation 3pm-4:30pm ; English Presentation 5pm- 6:30 pm
3:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | San Jose   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
7:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Cupertino   FREE
8:00 pmSummer Symphony: Beethoven & Mussorgsky | UC Berkeley   FREE
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
8:00 pmCraft Beers & Free Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE
8:15 pmFilm Night in the Park: 2018 Kick-off “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5
9:05 pmFree A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.


Sunday, August 5, 2018

2018 Fremont Festival of the Art | Sunday
Sunday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fremont Festival of the Arts

With nearly 400,000 guests, the annual Fremont Festival of the Arts is “the largest free outdoor festival west of the Mississippi,” covering more than four walking miles. The festival features over 700 more...

All DaySpace Fest 2018: Moon Walk Astronaut Guests & Space Exhibits | North Bay   FREE
All DayNational Farmers Market Week 2018 | August 5-11   FREE
All DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
10:00 am$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California   FREE
10:00 amAsian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF   FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
All DayJerry Day 2018: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park   FREE*
*Doors open at 11 am. Shows at 11:30 am
All Day45th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair: Sunday | Japantown   FREE
All Day2018 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Milpitas   FREE
All Day“Doggie World” Festival & Parade | 45th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair   FREE
11:00 am2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party | SF   FREE
12:00 pmSummer Outdoor Music Series: Caribbean influenced Soul | Corte Madera   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmConcert at the Lake: Oakland Municipal Band | Final Day   FREE
1:00 pmPianos in the Plaza ft. John Steven Morgan | Live! in the Castro   FREE
1:00 pmThe Peripatetic Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure | Berkeley   FREE*
*No reservations are necessary
1:30 pmKabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo   FREE
2:00 pmFemi Kuti & the Positive Force : Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
2:00 pmTango in the Square: Trio Garufa | Union Square Live   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Richmond   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
3:00 pmCuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
6:00 pm“Sunset by the Lake” Tom Petty Tribute Band Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill   FREE
7:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Cupertino   FREE

Monday, August 6, 2018

Live at Lagunitas: tune-yards | Petaluma
Monday, August 6 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery

Laguintas Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are more...

8:00 pmFree Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room   FREE
8:00 pm“Misery Index: Monday Comedy at The Rite Spot” | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmSF’s Beatles Karaoke Night | Every First Monday   FREE
8:45 pmLate Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway   FREE

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, August 7 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum

Fine Arts Museums of San FranciscoFounded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum that showcases the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the more...

9:30 amLegion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
10:00 amFinal $1 Family Movie Day of 2018 | Redwood City   $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: Minions & The Boss Baby | Dublin   $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: Minions & The Boss Baby | Fairfield   $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amFirst Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum   FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
12:00 pmFree Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery | East Bay   FREE
12:00 pm“Lagunitas Live”: RSVPs Open for Free King Tuff Concert | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Latin Concert | SF   FREE
4:00 pmUnder the Buck: Retro Game Night & Happy Hour | SF   FREE*
*Free basket of roadhouse onions with mention of Funcheap, one per check.
6:00 pm“Awesöme Orchestra” Epic Free Classical Concert | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required; donations are welcome.
6:00 pmMonthly Game Night at the Library | Napa   FREE
6:30 pmSummertime Outdoor Blues Concert | Orinda   FREE
7:30 pmWin Tix: Weezer + The Pixies Co-Headlining Tour | Shoreline Amphitheatre   WIN
8:00 pm“My Greasy Sons” Comedy Showcase & Craft Beer | Oakland   $5