15 Things To Do In The Bay Area, Many Free — Week Of August 24th-August 31st

by Jayn
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The goods from Lumpia Cart. (credit: Joanne Boston)

The goods from Lumpia Cart. (credit: Joanne Boston)

Hi, it’s Jayn with another excerpt from 15 things you can do in the Bay Area.
1 – Come attend the first ever happening of Savor Filipino on Saturday, August 30th, from 10:00am to 6:00pm. This free food event is at the Justin Herman Plaza celebrates Filipino cuisine from across America.
2 – Celebration is in the air, Oakland’s Annual parade and festival is Sunday, August 31st at Broadway & 20th Street. The parade commences at 10:30am and the festival is from 11:00am to 7:00pm. Headline act: Shelia E.!
3 – The Circus is coming! Gather the family under the big top at the Cow Palace on Thursday, August 28th at 7:30pm. Tickets on sale now!
4 – Sausalito has it! The #1 outdoor fine arts festival that is. The festivities start at 10:00am to 7:00pm, August 30th & 31st. Monday, September 1st, 10:00am to 5:00pm. Tickets are available online.
5 – Batter Up! The San Francisco Giants play the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park on Thursday, August 28th. Game starts at 12:45pm.
6 – Are you going to Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding? Everyone is a guest at this hilarious, interactive improvisational dinner comedy at Castagnola at Fisherman’s Wharf. The show starts at 7:00pm on Friday, August 29th.
7 – Take a trip to the past and tour the Haas-Lilienthal House, built in 1886. This San Francisco landmark has been featured on A&E’s America’s Castles’ series. Tour is from 11:00am to 4:00pm on Sunday, August 31st.
8 – Start your weekend early and take in some free live music at Pier 23 in San Francisco on Thursday night, August 28th. For more information visit pier23cafe.com
9 – Strand Of Oaks plays a free show at 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 30th at Amoeba Music in San Francisco’s Haight district.
10 – San Francisco’s famous Japanese Tea Garden, located in Golden Gate Park offers a free tour of their grounds on Sunday, August 31st at 1:00pm.
11 – Are you a shopaholic? If so you will love “Shopping! The Musical”. The show starts at 8:00pm on Friday, August 29th at The Shelton Theater. Tickets available online.
12 – Find that special treasure at Treasure Island Flea. Shop, Eat, Play, on August 30th & 31st, 10am to 4pm. $3 admission, Kids 12 under and are free.
13 – Bring your kids to The Bay Area Discovery Museum for Toddler Circle Time on Thursday, August 28th at 9:30am. It’s a great space to practice language, movement and make new friends.
14 – Check out the local boxing scene and come to Friday Night Fight at 3rd Street Boxing Gym in San Francisco, Friday night, August 29th from 2:00pm to 9:00pm. Tickets available online.
15 – Take in a game and watch the San Francisco Giants play the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park on Saturday, August 30th. Game starts at 6:00pm.
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