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Saturday, September 21

“Cat People” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland
Saturday, September 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | The Layover
"Cat People" Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland

Cat People is a stand-up comedy show for cat lovers by cat lovers. Every third Saturday at Layover – now, until infinity. Oh and there’s free pizza. Yum. Tickets are $10. Doors open at 6:30 pm; show starts at 7 pm. Feel free to bring ...Monthly

Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville
Saturday, September 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 Suggested Donation
| Boonation Custom Cycles
Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville

Boonation Custom Cycles hosts a monthly Tiny Garage Concert Series. This is a community event, catered towards lovers of neighborhood fun. Tiny Garage Concerts Every 3rd Friday | 7 pm to 10 pm Boonation Custom Cycles, 5656 Genoa St, Emeryville FREE with a $5 suggested ...

Final of 2019: Free A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland
Saturday, September 21 – 9:05 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Final of 2019: Free A's Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game starts, whether the A’s win or lose. Sit in awe on the ...

Sunday, September 22

$3 Sunday Funday Bowling Specials | Concord
Sunday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: $3*
*$3 Games, $3 Soda and $3 Beer for members / $5 per game for non-members
| Diablo Valley Bowl
$3 Sunday Funday Bowling Specials | Concord

Have a good time and share memories with your friends and families. Come and join Diablo Valley Bowl every Sunday for their $3 Games, $3 Soda and $3 Beer for Members. Membership is required but it’s FREE to become a member. $3 Sunday Funday Bowling ...Every Sunday

2019 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Final Day | Oakland
Sunday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase.
| Jack London Square
2019 "Eat Real" Street Food Festival: Final Day | Oakland

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, who grows it, and how to make it. Eat Real Festival admission is free; ...

NorCal Night Market: Food, Shopping & Entertainment Festival | Final Day
Sunday, September 22 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tickets are sold at the door. Children 3 and under are free. Parking is $10. Both admission and parking are cash only.
| Alameda County Fairgrounds (Pleasanton Ave.)
NorCal Night Market: Food, Shopping & Entertainment Festival | Final Day

NorCal Night Market, the largest night market featuring food, merchandise, and arts in the Bay Area is back for its second year. Enjoy all the nighttime sights, sounds, and flavors in a spacious, picturesque location. Imagine strolling through rows of merchandise, games, and crafts booths ...

Monday, September 23

“Popping the ​Science ​Bubble”: Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley
Monday, September 23 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Public Library (Central Branch)
"Popping the ​Science ​Bubble": Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley

Join in for a conversation with scientists from Cal. Ever wonder what the scientists at Cal are up to? Now is your chance to find out during a thrilling series of short lectures on cutting-edge research. With new guest lecturers each month, come learn about ...Monthly

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, September 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland

Comedians Irene Tu and Andrew Orolfo bring you the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to Starline Social Club’s intimate comedy room. Rotating pop up food vendors will be selling delicious food before every show. Past surprise guests include: Michael Che (SNL), Hannibal Buress, ...Every Monday

Tuesday, September 24

$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Tuesday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: $2*
*$2 Per Game, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for members / $4 per game for non-members
| Diablo Valley Bowl
$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl

Have a good time and share memories with your friends and families. Come and join Diablo Valley Bowl every Tuesday for their $2 Games, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for Members. Membership is required but it’s FREE to become a member. $2 Tuesday Bowling Specials ...Every Tuesday

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, September 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| The Layover

Laugh City is a monthly comedy show bringing comedians from HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central and Late Night TV to Oakland every last Tuesday at 8 pm. DJ B.C. spins music after the show. The show takes place at The Layover (1517 Franklin St). 21 and up. Doors open at 7 pm. Free, ...Monthly

Wednesday, September 25

Free Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples
Free Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland's Churches & Temples

Visit historic places of worship and learn about their architecture and influence on the development of Oakland. Highlighted buildings include First Presbyterian, First Congregational, and First Christian churches as well as Temple Sinai. Tour begins at 10:00 a.m. in front of the First Presbyterian Church, ...

2019 Albany Music in the Park: “La Misa Negra” | Final Day
Wednesday, September 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Albany)
2019 Albany Music in the Park: "La Misa Negra" | Final Day

Bring a picnic & a blanket with the whole family and friends. It’s Music in the Park time again. The 2019 concert series will be the 16th season of providing free concerts every Wednesday night in September. The concerts have been funded by the local ...

Thursday, September 26

Music & Market Summer Concert: Concord’s Queen of Blues | Concord
Thursday, September 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: Concord's Queen of Blues | Concord

The 30th 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, September 27

Final Day: Live On The Square | Jack London Square
Friday, September 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Final Day: Live On The Square | Jack London Square

Jack London Square announced that after a successful 10 years, its popular Dancing Under the Stars summer dance series will expand to Live on the Square, a free festival featuring offering additional entertainment, food, and fun in addition to the weekly dance lessons. Live on the Square will ...

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, September 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, piano and voice, will play songs from many world religions that inspire ...Monthly

Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works
Friday, September 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
| Ocean View Brew Works
Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works

Join every 2nd and 4th Friday at Albany’s favorite locally owned microbrewery for Laughs on Tap. A free stand up comedy show featuring the best comedians in the Bay Area and beyond. Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night Every 2nd & 4th Friday | 7:30 ...Monthly

Saturday, September 28

2019 Northern California Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse
2019 Northern California Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt

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 28 & 29, 2019. This two-day, admission-free festival brings a weekend of world-class dragon boat racing, spectacular cultural ...

Oakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown
Oakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown

Learn about the contributions of Chinese and other Asian immigrants to the history of both California and the Bay Area. Stroll along sidewalk markets filled with fresh fish as well as exotic fruits and vegetables. View changing displays in the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. 2019 ...

1st Annual Jibaro de Hawaii Festival | Union City
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Registration via Eventbrite
| Pruma Center
1st Annual Jibaro de Hawaii Festival | Union City
Join the Puerto Rican Union of Mutual Aid (PRUMA) for its first annual Jibaro de Hawaii Festival this September 28, 2019 from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm. There will be a Hula dance performance, live music, and DJing honoring the great Puerto Rican cuatro players of ...
RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Bay Area
Saturday, September 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Epidemic Ales
RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Bay Area

Come join our us as we take over another brewery tap room, for Round #2 of the RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour. We have added a couple new local artists, and are super excited to have the excellent Epidemic Brewing as our host. They have excellent ...Monthly

Oakland’s Brand New Waterfront Festival Under the Bay Bridge | 2019
Saturday, September 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Judge John Sutter Regional Shoreline
Oakland's Brand New Waterfront Festival Under the Bay Bridge | 2019
Oakland’s brand new waterfront will host FAM Fest, Fall Arts and Music Festival at the Judge John Sutter Regional Shoreline on September 28th from 1 pm to 5 pm. Featuring, interactive arts exhibits, local music and performers. There will be food trucks, beer and wine ...

Sunday, September 29

2019 Oakland Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt
Sunday, September 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse
2019 Oakland Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt

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 28 & 29, 2019. This two-day, admission-free festival brings a weekend of world-class dragon boat racing, spectacular cultural ...

Monday, September 30

Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland
Monday, September 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm
| Club 21
Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland

Nerd Nite East Bay is a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple hundred tipsy nerds. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s salacious, and it’s always nerdy. Nerd ...Monthly

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, September 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland

Comedians Irene Tu and Andrew Orolfo bring you the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to Starline Social Club’s intimate comedy room. Rotating pop up food vendors will be selling delicious food before every show. Past surprise guests include: Michael Che (SNL), Hannibal Buress, ...Every Monday

Tuesday, October 1

Free Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples
Free Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland's Churches & Temples

Visit historic places of worship and learn about their architecture and influence on the development of Oakland. Highlighted buildings include First Presbyterian, First Congregational, and First Christian churches as well as Temple Sinai. Tour begins at 10:00 a.m. in front of the First Presbyterian Church, ...