Happy Friday Everyone! You've worked hard all week, and now it's time to have fun! Getting out and enjoying the beautiful Bay Area, as well as enjoying the company of friends old and new, is great for your mental health. So check out some of our favorite events from around the Bay that you can attend this weekend!
Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event.
Friday, August 6th
James Kenney Park, Berkeley
8:15 PM, All Ages
Free movies in Berkeley parks return this summer.
Berkeley’s Friday night outdoor movie series kicks off July 9, with Trolls at Codornices Park. The series continues through September 24 with 6 evenings of beloved family films, new and old, in parks across Berkeley.
July 9, 8:45pm: Trolls – Codornices Park, 1201 Euclid Avenue
July 23, 8:45pm: Akeelah and the Bee – Grove Park, 1730 Oregon
August 6, 8:15pm: Smallfoot – James Kenney Park, 1720 8th Street
August 20, 8pm: Lady and the Tramp – Ohlone Park Baseball Field (Hearst and Sacramento)
September 10, 7:30pm: Soul – Grove Park, 1730 Oregon
September 24, 7:15pm: Madagascar 3 – Glendale La Loma Park, 1310 La Loma Avenue
Movies are shown on a large portable 20’x12’ inflatable movie screen with premium audio visual movie equipment for outdoor cinemas.
Limited street parking is available. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the movie begins.
Bring blankets, sleeping bags, and/or low-back beach chairs with a maximum height of 9 inches off the ground, so the view of other patrons is not blocked. A flashlight or headlamp makes walking out at the end of the night easier. Bring friends, join neighbors, and revel in some of the gems of Berkeley: our parks. This is an alcohol-free event.
Grand Theater, San Francisco
7 PM, All Ages
We are thrilled to announce NEOMYTHOS, a neural-sensatory showcase of new media works by artists from China and Japan who are transforming existing narratives into new mythologies through depictionary video and sound.
For six days only, experience Lu Yang's frenetic expansive motion-capture VR performance, as saturated with manga and anime influences as it is with religion, neurology, and the human body. Wang Meng's computer generated landscapes conjure traditional Chinese ?? (guóhuà) paintings, and Shigetoshi Furutani's collages use found internet imagery to create new mediascapes. Together, these works imagine the possibility of human existence beyond current constructs of gender, environment, and aesthetics.
Don't miss these works presented in two large-scale cinema environments, and the premiere of new works for the historic RML CineChamber, a 360° panoramic spatial sound cinema environment, originally conceived in the 90's in San Francisco's Recombinant Media Labs.
Saturday, August 7th
Fox Theater, Oakland
12 PM, All Ages
In an opportunity to support the local Oakland community including music venues, artists, and skate shops, Red Bull has teamed up with Another Planet Entertainment to #SaveOurStages by reopening The Fox Theater doors for a pop-up skatepark activation on Telegraph Avenue. The event will feature live music, food trucks, and a skatepark on Telegraph Ave, directly in front of The Fox Theater.
RSVP guests will be granted access into The Fox for Red Bull cocktails and premium viewing access. Must be 18+ to RSVP and enter into The Fox. Come enjoy the celebration of skate and music for this exciting Oakland block party.
Friday – August 6th 6PM-9PM Abstract Habit Art Show and Auction 412 13th St, Oakland, CA 94612 Saturday – August 7th 12PM – Fox Theater Doors Open to RSVP Guests Only 12PM-1PM – Jam Session and Live Music Set 1 1PM-2PM – Jam Session and Live Music Set 2 2PM-3PM – Jam Session and Live Music Set 3 3PM-4PM – Jam Session and Live Music Set 4 4PM-5PM – Jam Session and Live Music Set 5 5PM-6PM – Final Jam Session and Live Music
*Jam Sessions are invite only*
RSVP guests will be granted access into The Fox for Red Bull cocktails and premium viewing access. Access into The Fox is not guaranteed, but dependent on capacity. 18+ ONLY inside The Fox. The skate park is NOT open to the public. RSVP Guests will not have access to skateboarding in the designated event skate park.
Another Planet Entertainment has adopted conditions that all patrons coming into The Fox Theater must submit either a proof of vaccination or a proof of negative test within 72 hours of entry. APE POLICY
We are currently using the CLEAR system for vaccination verification which allows users to submit their ID and vaccination card and the site furbishes a QR code that can be scanned/verified at point of entry. CLEAR APP Come enjoy the celebration of skate and music for this exiting Oakland block party.
Golden Gate Park Polo Field, San Francisco
4 PM, All Ages
Join us for a cozy evening of outdoor comedy & wine! BYO booze & blankets, and enjoy some refreshing comedy from the Bay Area's best.
About this event Some things to keep in mind:
Wash hands / sanitize properly
New lineup EVERY WEEK
Sunday, August 8th
Stern Grove, San Francisco
2 PM, All Ages
At 2pm exactly 12 days prior to each event, an online portal will be opened through https://www.sterngrove.org to offer free passes on a first-come, first-served basis.
Full lineup for Stern Grove 2021!
June 20: Ledisi, The Seshen, La Doña, LadyRyan
June 27: Perfume Genius, Madame Gandhi, Honey Mahogany, LadyRyan
July 4: San Francisco Symphony
July 11: Thievery Corporation, Dessa, DJ Shortkut
July 18: St. Paul & The Broken Bones, The Dip, DJ Omar
July 25: X, The Avengers, DJ Omar
August 1: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
August 8: Thundercat, Cassowary, DJ Shortkut
August 15: Fitz & The Tantrums, Devon Gilfillian, DJ Omar
August 29: The Big Picnic featuring Tower of Power, Too $hort, DJ Shortkut
* Advance Reservations Required for All Concerts
* General Admission reservations can be made for up to 4 people per reservation
* Senior benches can be reserved for up to 2 people per reservation
* ADA seating can be reserved for up to 2 people per reservation
* All members of your group must be present to enter
* Reservation holder must present a current photo ID to enter
* California residents only, unless you are a fully vaccinated visitor
* Eating/Drinking is allowed without a mask
* Mask requirements are subject to current SF Department of Public Health guidelines
Chase Center, San Francisco
9AM, All Ages
The Warriors and Kaiser Permanente are hosting weekly Thrive City Farmers Market every Sunday from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
Thrive City plaza, the community gathering space surrounding Chase Center, will provide shoppers with access to a wide variety of locally-sourced offerings including seasonal fruits, fresh produce, naturally-raised meats, farm fresh eggs and artisan pastries. The Farmers’ Market will also include health and wellness sessions, live music, scavenger hunts, a kids corner and more! Please note that the Thrive City Farmer’s Market will have various categories of special events every Sunday. For more information visit thrivecity.com.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
• Wear face coverings. You will be refused service if you are not wearing one.
• Minimize the size of your group when shopping and keep your group together – this is especially important when shopping with young children.
• Bring small bills and pay with exact change or tell your farmer to keep the change to minimize exposure and speed up your transaction.
• Farmers/Producers may not touch reusable bags belonging to customers.