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Tuesday, July 30

Summer Music in the Park: Melodic Pop Rock | Santana Row
Tuesday, July 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Summer Music in the Park: Melodic Pop Rock | Santana Row

The Summer Music series is back and  ready to groove with you every Tuesday in July from 6 pm-8 pm with free live music. 2019 Summer Music Series Lineup: July 2nd- Jinx Jones & the KingTones, Latin Reggae July 9th – Andre Thierry, Accordion Soul ...

Nerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose
Tuesday, July 30 – 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

Wednesday, July 31

Free Summer Street Concert: Rock | Sunnyvale
Wednesday, July 31 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission. No advance tickets required.
| Downtown Sunnyvale
Free Summer Street Concert: Rock | Sunnyvale

The Summer Series Music & Market is here. Every Wednesday, starting June 12, through August 28, 2019 (Except July 3rd) there will be dancing on Historic Murphy Avenue from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Enjoy free street concert along with outdoor market. Stop by vendor ...

Free Movies on the Beach: “The Wedding Singer” | Santa Cruz
Wednesday, July 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Seating is first-come, first-served.
| Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Movies on the Beach: "The Wedding Singer" | Santa Cruz

There’s nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun every Wednesday at 9 pm. Each ...

Thursday, August 1

Music in the Park: Pop “Cuco” | San Jose
Music in the Park: Pop "Cuco" | San Jose

Groove to tunes at Music in the Park, a summer tradition concert series at Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park in the heart of downtown San José. Produced by the San José Downtown Association, this favorite downtown music event jams from 5:30-9 pm. Early bird tickets ...

2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights “The Incredibles 2” | San Jose
Thursday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
| Avaya Stadium
2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights "The Incredibles 2" | San Jose

Quakes Movie Nights, is returning on the big screen at Avaya Stadium for the second consecutive year in 2019. 2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights July 11 – August 8, 2019 | 6 pm (Movies starts at 6:30 pm) Avaya Stadium (Quakes 7UP Epicenter | 1123 ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino
Thursday, August 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park Amphitheater (Cupertino)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of As You Like It. As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle’s court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, ...

Friday, August 2

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, August 2 – 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

Facebook First Fridays | San Jose Museum of Art
Friday, August 2 – 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

Free Beach Concert: Y & T | Santa Cruz
Friday, August 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Y & T | 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 ...

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, August 2 – 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

Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino
Friday, August 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park Amphitheater (Cupertino)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of As You Like It. As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle’s court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, ...

South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose
Friday, August 2 – 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, August 3

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

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, August 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"Healthy Parks Healthy People": Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...Monthly

Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino
Saturday, August 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park Amphitheater (Cupertino)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of As You Like It. As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle’s court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, ...

“Starlight Cinemas” Free Outdoor Movie Night | San Jose
Saturday, August 3 – 7:15 pm | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
"Starlight Cinemas" Free Outdoor Movie Night | San Jose

Starlight Cinemas in San Jose return to St. James Park in 2019, for a free outdoor and awesome movie night. All movies begin at dusk in the park. Typically about an hour before the film are movie-related fun & games. As part of the city’s ...

Sunday, August 4

Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino
Sunday, August 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park Amphitheater (Cupertino)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of As You Like It. As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle’s court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, ...

Wednesday, August 7

Free Summer Street Concert: Top 40/R&B | Sunnyvale
Wednesday, August 7 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission. No advance tickets required.
| Downtown Sunnyvale
Free Summer Street Concert: Top 40/R&B | Sunnyvale

The Summer Series Music & Market is here. Every Wednesday, starting June 12, through August 28, 2019 (Except July 3rd) there will be dancing on Historic Murphy Avenue from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Enjoy free street concert along with outdoor market. Stop by vendor ...

Free Movies on the Beach: “Bumblebee (2018)” | Santa Cruz
Wednesday, August 7 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Seating is first-come, first-served.
| Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Movies on the Beach: "Bumblebee (2018)" | Santa Cruz

There’s nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun every Wednesday at 9 pm. Each ...

Thursday, August 8

2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” | San Jose
Thursday, August 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
| Avaya Stadium
2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" | San Jose

Quakes Movie Nights, is returning on the big screen at Avaya Stadium for the second consecutive year in 2019. 2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights July 11 – August 8, 2019 | 6 pm (Movies starts at 6:30 pm) Avaya Stadium (Quakes 7UP Epicenter | 1123 ...

Friday, August 9

Free Beach Concert: Living Colour | Santa Cruz
Friday, August 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Living Colour | 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 ...

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019
Friday, August 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose
San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services invites you to the first San José Neighbor Nights. The event will take place every second Friday of the month at community centers throughout the entire city of San José. SJ Neighbor Nights ...Monthly

Saturday, August 10

San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | San Jose
Saturday, August 10 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| St. James Park (San Jose)
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Treasure Island" | San Jose

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2019 Free political theater & music in parks all over ...

Sunday, August 11

Perseids Meteor Shower: Up to 50 Meteors / Hour | 2019
Sunday, August 11 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Perseids Meteor Shower: Up to 50 Meteors / Hour | 2019
In 2019, the peak night of this shower will be totally free of moonlight. The annual Perseids meteor shower is the glittery result of Earth’s passage through a stream of debris left behind by a comet, so you should expect to see 50 meteors per hour  – as ...