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Sunday, August 19

2018 Polk Street Blues Festival | SF
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk Street
2018 Polk Street Blues Festival | SF

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 8th Annual Polk Street Blues Festival. For many years, San Francisco has been known for its love of the blues. After years of producing the Blues Festival on Polk Street, ...

Japanese Tea Garden Summer Festival & Ninja Races | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 19 – 10:30 am | Cost: $6*
*Adult: $6.00 (SF Residents), $9.00 (Non-Residents)
| Japanese Tea Garden
Japanese Tea Garden Summer Festival & Ninja Races | Golden Gate Park

Swing by the Japanese Tea Garden this Sunday, August 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for their Summer Festival. The event will feature a tea ceremony, kimono fashion show, ninja race game and more.
Golden Gate Park’s Japanese Tea Garden is the oldest public …

San Francisco’s Nude “Summer of Love” Parade | Castro
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
San Francisco's Nude "Summer of Love" Parade | Castro

All body freedom lovers are invited to the Nude Summer of Love Parade from the Castro to the Haight.
Body freedom and psychedelic activists is about to launch a new social movement that is long since overdue. It’s the movement to legalize psychedelic medicine worldwide.
Nude “Summer of Love” Parade
Sunday, …

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's "Presidio Picnic" Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2018. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

52nd Annual Festival of the Chariots | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow)
52nd Annual Festival of the Chariots | Golden Gate Park

You are invited with family and friends to participate in this 52nd “Ratha Yatra” in San Francisco.
The “Festival of the Chariots,” known throughout India as the “Ratha Yatra” festival, has been performed for thousands of years in Puri, India, and today it is celebrated in …

“Sunday Streets” Block Party: First New Route in 5 Years | SoMa
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Folsom Street
"Sunday Streets" Block Party: First New Route in 5 Years | SoMa

Sunday Streets is excited to announce the first new route in five years, spanning Folsom Street from Essex to 10th Street. Map
Home to the Leather & LGBTQ and SOMA Pilipinas Cultural Districts, as well as the East Cut, SoMa West (coming soon) and Yerba Buena …

“The San Francisco Classic” Vintage Scooter Rally | SF
"The San Francisco Classic" Vintage Scooter Rally | SF

On Sunday at 11 am, meet at Cento or grab yourself breakfast next door at the Lil Skillet and then it’s off for a mellow wind down ride through The City and ending at Mountain Lake Park where Tony Kitz from Black Sheep Scooter Club …

2018 Nomadic Nectar Burner PlayaWear Sale Final Day: Burner Costumes | SF
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE to Attend
| All Over San Francisco
2018 Nomadic Nectar Burner PlayaWear Sale Final Day: Burner Costumes | SF

Ready for the ultimate treasure trove of fun, affordable, and unique costumes for BM and beyond? The first Nomadic Nectar PlayaWear Sale of 2018 is here. You’ll get first pick on all the new styles for this season, gems for year around that express your ...

The San Francisco Ice Cream Festival | Spark Social
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: $5*
*$5 admission; free for kids 10 and under. Ice cream is available for purchase.
| SPARK Social SF
The San Francisco Ice Cream Festival | Spark Social

Cups, cones, floats, and pops. Scooped, dipped, swirled, and topped. Ice cream non-stop from your favorite shops.
Celebrate summer’s favorite dessert at the San Francisco Ice Cream Festival. It’s a party at SPARK and on the giant astroturf field with sweet treats and summer festivities for …

Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale: 25+ Designers & Deals | SF
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Harrington Galleries
Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale: 25+ Designers & Deals | SF

The most favorite, biggest, bestest event of the year is here. Featuring 25+ independent designers from the Bay Area and other artists traveling from Nevada City, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Santa Cruz and New York City. 5 & Diamond Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale August 18 to ...

Pianos in the Plaza ft. Ramona Sidney Baker | Live in the Castro
Sunday, August 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Pianos in the Plaza ft. Ramona Sidney Baker | Live in the Castro

Join us every Sunday in August for Pianos in the Plaza. You’re not going to want to miss this one.
Ramona Sidney Baker has been playing ragtime for four years under Virginia Tichenor, but she has been interested in ragtime for many more years than that. …

2018 Celebrate Drink Steam Week: Closing Party | SF
Sunday, August 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most events are free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer
| Anchor Public Taps
2018 Celebrate Drink Steam Week: Closing Party | SF

Anchor Brewing Company will once again celebrate America’s first craft beer, Anchor Steam, with the return of Drink Steam Week from August 12-19, 2018 with events, drink specials, limited-release pours and happenings across the country (but mostly here in San Francisco) to celebrate Anchor’s rich history. Drink ...

Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music Concert: Manring, Kassin, Burr | Union Square Live
Sunday, August 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music Concert: Manring, Kassin, Burr | Union Square Live

Sun Aug 19: 2-4pm — Manring, Kassin, Burr (Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music)
With amazing chops, quiet soul, diverse compositions, and a somewhat twisted sense of humor, this trio, hailed as “the world’s most sophisticated jam-band,” features three top virtuosos on their respective instruments.
As individual players, Michael Manring, Larry …

Stern Grove Festival 2018 Finale: Prince’s “The Revolution” | SF
Sunday, August 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival 2018 Finale: Prince's "The Revolution" | SF

Head to the beautiful Stern Grove for the 2018 finale concert of the Stern Grove Festival featuring The Revolution, Prince’s iconic band from the mid-80s.
The Revolution—Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman, Bobby Z, BrownMark and Dr. Fink—is most commonly known as the band behind the music icon, …

SF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations
SF's "Antique Vibrator Museum" Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations

Did you know SF has an Antique Vibrator Museum? Take a free tour of this unique space every 3rd Sunday of the month with Antique Vibrator Museum curator Dr. Carol Queen.  Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store ...

Free HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods
Sunday, August 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
| Neck Of The Woods
Free HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods

Come to HellaFunny Sundays at the Neck of the Woods to see an ever-changing lineup of some of SF’s funniest local headlining comedians that typically perform at Cobbs, Punch Line and SF Sketchfest. HellaFunny Sundays Every Sunday at 7pm Neck of the Woods 406 Clement St, ...

Win Tix: Cool & Vibrant California Rockers: Rooney | August Hall
Sunday, August 19 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN | August Hall

Rooney stole the hearts of millions of fans around the world in the early 2000s. Primarily a musical project of singer-songwriter Robert Schwartzman, evolving from its origin as an American rock band formed by high school friends in Los Angeles. The band is named after …

Monday, August 20

Every Free Rooftop Event at Salesforce Park This Fall
Monday, August 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Every Free Rooftop Event at Salesforce Park This Fall

Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre park on top of the new Transit Center, opens on August 11, 2018 with a grand opening block party. Afterward, the park will host a ton of free events. All events listed below are free and open to the public ...

Free Yoga Class on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Monday, August 20 – 7:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Yoga Class on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Free outdoor yoga happens every Monday and Thursday. Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF. No pre-registration or membership required – just show up. Free Outdoor Rooftop Yoga Class Mondays, Aug. 13 – Oct. 25, 2018 | 7:30 am to 8:30 ...

Free Guided Meditation on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Monday, August 20 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Guided Meditation on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF. No pre-registration or membership required – just show up. Free Guided Meditation on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park Every Monday, Aug. 13 – Oct. 22, 2018 | 8:30 am to 9 am Salesforce Park ...

Free Litquake Lunchbreak in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Monday, August 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Litquake Lunchbreak in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park

Bring your brown bag and listen to some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work, curated by the folks behind the acclaimed Litquake Literary Festival at Salesforce Park, SF’s new 5.4 acre rooftop park on top of the new Transit Center. ...

Tour of Diego Rivera’s 1st US Mural | Union Square
Monday, August 20 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
| Secret Location (SF)
Tour of Diego Rivera's 1st US Mural | Union Square

The mural “Allegory of California” graces the stairwell of the City Club (formerly the Pacific Stock Exchange Club). Normally closed the public, this is an opportunity to see the first mural painted in the US by the great Mexican artist Diego Rivera. Free, but an ...

“Monday Night Makers” DIY Class on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Monday, August 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
"Monday Night Makers" DIY Class on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Start the week by making something. With DIY activities from a different Bay Area crafting partner each month. August’s Partner is Museum of Craft and Design, September is Scrap, October is GoGo Crafts. Monday Night Makers Every Monday, Aug. 13 – Oct. 22, 2018 | 5:30 ...

Introducing TiDB: Compatible MySQL Open-source | SF
Monday, August 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Connections SF
Introducing TiDB: Compatible MySQL Open-source | SF

This talk will introduce TiDB’s architecture, technology, key use cases, a deep-dive user story with Mobike (one of the largest bikesharing platforms in the world), and a live demo of how to deploy TiDB in a cloud-native environment.
Speakers:
Kevin Xu- Kevin is PingCAP‘s General Manager of …

Enhance Your Social Intelligence Free Workshop | SF
Monday, August 20 – 6:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| WeWork (Golden Gate)
Enhance Your Social Intelligence Free Workshop | SF

Are you ever stuck making small talk or unable to get up the courage to approach that awesome person at the party? Do you wonder why some people exude magnetism and charisma? Fortunately, this summer, Jaunty is here to help your social skills bloom with …