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Saturday, August 24

2019 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Parade is free.
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2019 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay

The 44th annual Silicon Valley Pride (formerly San Jose Pride) is the largest LGBT event held in the South Bay. This annual parade and festival celebrates the diversity of the community and promoting outreach and awareness while having a lot of fun as well. 2019 Silicon Valley Pride ...

39th Annual Italian Family Festa: Saturday | San Jose
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
39th Annual Italian Family Festa: Saturday | San Jose

The 39th Annual Italian Family Festa will take place in History Park San Jose. Share the day with friends and family while enjoying authentic Italian food, live entertainment, grape stomps, cultural exhibits, arts & crafts vendors, wine tasting and much more. 2019 Italian Family Festa ...

“Dilli Haat” Indian Food & Folk Festival 2019 | Cupertino
Saturday, August 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Cupertino Memorial Park (Stevens Creek)
"Dilli Haat" Indian Food & Folk Festival 2019 | Cupertino
Did you miss going to India this Summer? Dilli Haat transports you to the magical world of Indian art and heritage presented through a fascinating panorama of craft, cuisine and cultural activities. 2019 Activities: Curry Competition Indian Fashion Pop-Up Show Incredible India Folk Dance Competition Celebrate Janmasthami with your Radha ...

Sunday, August 25

2019 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Parade is free.
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2019 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay

The 44th annual Silicon Valley Pride (formerly San Jose Pride) is the largest LGBT event held in the South Bay. This annual parade and festival celebrates the diversity of the community and promoting outreach and awareness while having a lot of fun as well. 2019 Silicon Valley Pride ...

39th Annual Italian Family Festa: Sunday | San Jose
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
39th Annual Italian Family Festa: Sunday | San Jose

The 39th Annual Italian Family Festa will take place in History Park San Jose. Share the day with friends and family while enjoying authentic Italian food, live entertainment, grape stomps, cultural exhibits, arts & crafts vendors, wine tasting and much more. 2019 Italian Family Festa ...

Monday, August 26

Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose
Monday, August 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hedley Club
Silent Book Club: Book Lovers' Monthly Reading | San Jose

Silent Book Club is a monthly meetup of reading afficionados. Bring yourself and what you’re currently reading to The Hedley Club. Free, but an RSVP is requested. The link can sometimes be hard to find. You can sometimes find it in these two sites: Silent Book ...Monthly

Tuesday, August 27

Nerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose
Tuesday, August 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is donation-based.
| The Tabard Theatre Company
Nerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose

Calling all Silicon Valley nerds – Nerd Nite is back with some fresh faces and some seriously nerd-tastic speakers in San Jose every last Tuesday of the month. Nerd Nite is a celebration of nerdom at its finest with all the essential components: brains, booze, and banter; curiosity, cocktails, and ...Monthly

Thursday, August 29

CityDance 2019: Country Line Dance, Live Music & Beer Garden | San Jose
Thursday, August 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
CityDance 2019: Country Line Dance, Live Music & Beer Garden | San Jose

Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun every Thursday evening from Aug. 15 to Oct. 3 for free live music and dance lessons. San Jose CityDance 2019 Thursdays, Aug. 15 – Oct. 3, 2019 | 6 pm to 9 pm Plaza De Cesar ...

Friday, August 30

Free Beach Concert: Papa Doo Run Run | Santa Cruz
Friday, August 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Papa Doo Run Run | Santa Cruz

Every summer, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk casts its net and drags in a host of Top 40 bands from the ’70s, ’80s, and early ’90s to play free concerts right on the beach every Friday night. Friday Night Bands on the Beach  Every Friday, June 14 ...

Saturday, August 31

2019 Cycle Fest Bike, Gear Swap & Group Ride | Sports Basement
Saturday, August 31 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Sunnyvale)
2019 Cycle Fest Bike, Gear Swap & Group Ride | Sports Basement
Join the 2019 Sports Basement Cycle Fest in Sunnyvale this 31st of August from 9 am to 2 pm. You can’t spell recycling without cycling, and you can’t find a better place to recycle cycles than at CycleFest. It’s like a swap meet for all things ...
3rd Annual Morgan Hill Blues Festival | South Bay
Saturday, August 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Morgan Hill Amphitheater
3rd Annual Morgan Hill Blues Festival | South Bay
Grammy nominated and accomplished producer and bassist Tebo will headline this year’s festival bringing his signature blend of funky blues. Frank ‘Tebo” Thibeaux has collaborated with a variety of artists including Herbie Hancock, John Lee Hooker, Kenny Neal and New Edition. The line up will also ...
Applebee’s $1 Mai Tai | Final Day
Saturday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)
Applebee's $1 Mai Tai | Final Day

Summer break may soon be coming to an end, but you can still get a taste of that island life all month long at Applebee’s®. Starting today, and for the rest of the month, escape to a participating Applebee’s restaurant to wind down at the new neighborhood ...

2019 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre Wrestling & 20+Taco Trucks | San Jose
Saturday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission. All Ages Event (21+ to purchase alcohol). $7 Parking on Saturdays at the Flea Market
| Garden at the Flea (Inside the San Jose Flea Market)
2019 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre Wrestling & 20+Taco Trucks | San Jose

Celebrate tacos at the San Jose Taco Festival of Innovation – a feast day filled with tastings, art, music, Lucha Libre, and a curated selection of over 20+ food trucks from all over the Bay Area serving their best rendition of a taco all day. 2019 ...

Sunday, September 1

All of SF’s Free Monthly Museum Days | August 2019
Sunday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Details vary for each museum and cultural institution
| All Over the Bay Area
All of SF's Free Monthly Museum Days | August 2019
Whether the economy is strong or sour, most of the museums in San Francisco and the Bay Area throw their doors open once a month to allow free admission to all comers. Generally on the first Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of each month, these free days ...
Free Summer Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose
Sunday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but arrive early as the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
| Capitol 6 Drive-In (San Jose)
Free Summer Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose

The West Wind Drive-in movie is pleased to announce the Free Movie Night happening on Sunday, September 1st at theaters in Concord and San Jose. Come and enjoy some music, games and free movies for the whole family. Gates open at 6 pm. Films start ...

Monday, September 2

Free Cab & Uber/Lyft Rides on Labor Day | Bay Area
Monday, September 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free up to $20.00 - pre-registration required
| All Over the Bay Area
Free Cab & Uber/Lyft Rides on Labor Day | Bay Area
Get a free one-way cab/uber/lyft ride (up to $20) in the Bay Area on Labor Day from GJEL Accident Attorneys. GJEL is doing their part to help keep the roads safe this labor day with our cab ride reimbursement program. Rides are valid from 10 ...

Wednesday, September 4

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, September 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 4 to ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, September 5

CityDance 2019: Free Live Music, Swing Dance Lesson & Beer Garden | San Jose
Thursday, September 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
CityDance 2019: Free Live Music, Swing Dance Lesson & Beer Garden | San Jose

Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun every Thursday evening from Aug. 15 to Oct. 3 for free live music and dance lessons. San Jose CityDance 2019 Thursdays, Aug. 15 – Oct. 3, 2019 | 6 pm to 9 pm Plaza De Cesar ...

Friday, September 6

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, September 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Connect with nature at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, a place for learning, explorationand building community located in a beautiful building right on the beach in Santa Cruz. Permanent exhibits include wildlife and habitat displays, artifacts and cultural exhibits of the Ohlone, a ...Monthly

Free First Friday Tour at the Museum of Art & History | Santa Cruz
Friday, September 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Normal price admission is $10.
| Museum of Art & History (Santa Cruz)
Free First Friday Tour at the Museum of Art & History | Santa Cruz

Come experience the 3rd Annual Sculpture on Wheels Car Show at the MAH as a stop on the First Friday Art Tour, beginning August 2, 2019. Event Highlights: Check out all the sickest cars and coolest low riders up in Abbott Square and down Cooper ...Monthly

2019 Art Break Day | SF Bay Area
Friday, September 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2019 Art Break Day | SF Bay Area
Imagine a world where every person took a daily break to make art. That is the world that Art is Moving is here to create. Join a committed group of volunteers in over 40 global locations who know that art can & does Transform the World. ...
Facebook First Fridays | San Jose Museum of Art
Friday, September 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free after 5 pm.
| San Jose Museum of Art
Facebook First Fridays | San Jose Museum of Art

Come to the Facebook First Fridays, a late night offering free admission to all exhibitions and programs featuring music by live DJ, a cash bar, and a photo booth. Facebook First Fridays Every 1st Friday | 5 pm to 9 pm San José Museum of ...Monthly

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, September 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...Monthly

South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose
Friday, September 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose

The South First Fridays art walk in downtown San Jose is a self-guided evening tour through galleries, museums, and independent creative businesses featuring eclectic art exhibitions and special performances. All art venues are free & open to the public. This event occurs every first Friday of ...Monthly

Saturday, September 7

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor and Oakland ...Monthly