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Sunday, August 19

US Rowing National Championships at Lake Merritt: Final Day | Oakland
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch
| Lake Merritt
US Rowing National Championships at Lake Merritt: Final Day | Oakland

The city of Oakland and USRowing are excited to host the 2018 USRowing Masters National Championships at Lake Merritt this week, from August 16-19, 2018 (Thursday to Sunday, racing each day from 8 am to 6 pm). USRowing has announced that this event has the ...

Concord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Concord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay

Looking for a-one-of-a-kind treasure? Come out and check out the Concord Antique Faire & Collectibles held at the Concord Todos Santos Plaza park from 9 am to 4 pm on third Sundays from April to October in 2018 . Admission & parking is free.

2018 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | August 19-20
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility
2018 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | August 19-20

The largest college lifestyle event in the nation will be held on the UC Berkeley campus, Sunday, August 19 and Monday, August 20. Celebrating it’s 16th Anniversary, the two-day interactive festival will introduce 30,000+ Cal students to brands of all sizes aligned with the Cal ...

2018 Festival of India & Grand Parade | Fremont
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Paseo Padre Parkway (Fremont)
2018 Festival of India & Grand Parade | Fremont

Fremont’s annual Festival of India showcases India’s rich culture and heritage with a wide variety of dance and food, and is attended by over 150,000 people every year for the past 25 years. Don’t miss the glorious Grand Parade, celebrating India’s Independence Day with vibrant culture, dance and ...

2018 Hot Summer Sundays: Hot Rod & Classic Car Show | Danville
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hartz Ave (Danville)
2018 Hot Summer Sundays: Hot Rod & Classic Car Show | Danville

In its 24th year, Danville’s Hot Summer Sundays features hundreds of hot rods and classic cars along Hartz Avenue along with vendor booths and awards for the favorite collector vehicles. Expect to see rare one-of-a-kind collector cars, custom designed cars, and classic and muscle cars from the ...

Head West Marketplace: Local Artisans & Live Music | Emeryville
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Head West Marketplace: Local Artisans & Live Music | Emeryville

Bay Street is set to host Head West Marketplace, a monthly market from West Perro, showcasing more than 30 local artisans. From one-of-a-kind clothing to home décor, everyone is invited to support small businesses on this special day. The Head West Marketplace will also feature ...

9th Annual Pacific Bus Museum Open House | Free Admission Day
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Food and beverage for purchase.
| Pacific Bus Museum
9th Annual Pacific Bus Museum Open House | Free Admission Day

Join  for a fantastic day of food, fun and friendship at the eight annual Pacific Bus Museum Open House on Sunday August 19, 2018 from 11 am to 3 pm.
Watch out for antique and modern buses on display. There will also be a bus memorabilia …

2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay
Sunday, August 19 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church
2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay

Even though you can’t afford the plane ticket, you can still enjoy the authenticity and flavors of Greece when the Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church transforms itself into Mini-Greece for the 47th annual Greek Festival. Opa! Serving the most authentic Greek meals outside of Athens. The recipes ...

Jazz in the Park: Music, History & Jam “Junius Courtney Big Band” | Emeryville
Sunday, August 19 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Doyle-Hollis Park
Jazz in the Park: Music, History & Jam "Junius Courtney Big Band" | Emeryville

The Oakland Public Library presents a summer jazz, history and jam series on Sunday afternoons from July to August 2018. Each show will feature a headlining artist at 3 pm, followed by a “History of Jazz” discussion (4:30 pm), and a youth group performance (5 pm). ...

Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley
Sunday, August 19 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| La Peña Cultural Center
Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley

This free, participatory event has been a staple at La Peña Cultural Center for 12 years due to it’s incredible fun, and recurs every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Come enjoy the Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances, and songs of rumba. Rumba is the ...

“Sunset by the Lake” Country Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, August 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill City Hall
"Sunset by the Lake" Country Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill

Family friendly and popular concert series by the Lake at City Hall. Features some of the top bands from around the East Bay Area including many local favorites. There will be Food, beer & wine sales at every concert. The event will be held every other Sunday ...

Monday, August 20

2018 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | UC Berkeley
Monday, August 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility
2018 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | UC Berkeley

The largest college lifestyle event in the nation will be held on the UC Berkeley campus, Sunday, August 19 and Monday, August 20. Celebrating it’s 16th Anniversary, the two-day interactive festival will introduce 30,000+ Cal students to brands of all sizes aligned with the Cal ...

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, August 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland

8/20 Lineup:

Jules Posner (Punch Line)
Adam Pearlstein (Moonlight Comedy)
Chey Bell (SF Sketchfest)
Rashaan Mungo (Copyright Infringement Comedy)

Tuesday, August 21

Tokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland
Tuesday, August 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 suggested donation, not required
| The Layover
Tokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland

8/21 Line up:

Host: Karinda Dobbins
Dauood Naimyar
Chey Bell
Rahul Pandya
Alejandro Ochoa

Wednesday, August 22

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens

Uptown to the Lake: A walking tour of the Uptown District with an emphasis on Art Deco. Tour includes the Paramount Theatre, Historic Sweet’s Ballroom, the Fox Theater and the Kaiser Center roof garden with views of Lake Merritt. Tour begins at 10 am in ...

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, August 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

8/22 Lineup:

Walker Glenn (The OD’s)
Arjun Banerjee (SF Sketchfest)
Julie Ash (#HellaFunny)
Butch Escobar (SF Punchline, SJ Improv)

& more.

Thursday, August 23

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Kingsbourough | Concord
Thursday, August 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts:  Kingsbourough | Concord

The 29th Annual Music & Market Series returns to Todos Santos Plaza featuring a cream of the crop schedule of Bay Area bands, and one of the best Farmers Markets anywhere in downtown Concord. The Farmers Market is from 4-8 pm with music from 6:30-8 ...

Friday, August 24

Rooftop Garden Concert: Latin Band | Oakland
Friday, August 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: Latin Band | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Kaiser Center’s roof garden free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 15 – September 14, 2018. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s Kaiser Center was conceived as a semi-public park by ...

Artist “August Vilella” Surreal Painting Exhibition & Reception Kick Off | Berkeley
Friday, August 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP requested
| Berkeley City Club
Artist "August Vilella" Surreal Painting Exhibition & Reception Kick Off | Berkeley

Paintings by artist August Vilella will be exhibited noon to 5:30 pm on two successive days Friday & Saturday, Aug 24-25 with artist in person. Artist August Vilella Friday & Saturday, August 24 – 25, 2018 | 12 pm – 5:30 pm Berkeley City Club, ...

2018 “Brickshow”: Large Lego City Exhibit & Playroom | San Leandro
Friday, August 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Bay Area Family Church
2018 "Brickshow": Large Lego City Exhibit & Playroom | San Leandro

Explore a large lego display, as part of the annual lego show, Brickshow. Play building bricks presents a large Lego exhibit for viewing by the public. This exhibition is presented with the participation of BAYLUG (Bay Area Lego Users Group) and is sponsored by the ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland

Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music along with half-price after-hours museum gallery admission. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are ...

Harmony Project Bay Area Recital w/ SF Symphony’s Violinist | Berkeley
Friday, August 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated; RSVPs requested
| Berkeley City Club
Harmony Project Bay Area Recital w/ SF Symphony's Violinist | Berkeley

Want to see top notch classical musicians performing at the gorgeous Berkeley City Club, which is normally a private club, but open to the public on this rare occassion.
The Claude Heater Foundation presents a musical recital co-presented with the Harmony Project Bay Area featuring San …

2018 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Friday | East Bay
Friday, August 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Antonius Coptic Church
2018 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Friday | East Bay

Come visit the 29th annual King Tut Festival, where you will be instantly transported back in time to see a village of Egyptians making handmade food, playing live music, creating hand-made items and displaying a bazaar with one of a kind imported items. 2018 King ...

City-wide Scavenger Hunt For The Family | Albany
Friday, August 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Albany Community Center
City-wide Scavenger Hunt For The Family | Albany

Ahoy matey. This event brings more than a hundred Albanians together for a vigorous hunt around Albany. This year’s list will be more challenging and as always you’ll get bonus points for creativity.
Can you find all the items before Davvy Jones catches up with ye’? …