August 2013 Fun Things To Do in the San Francisco Bay Area… and beyond

BBQ Chicken at Art & Wine Festival – ©
BBQ Chicken at Art & Wine Festival – ©

August is packed full of Summer Street Fairs, Art & Wine Festivals, Free Outdoor Concerts… and Fun Labor Day Weekend events! Check out these August Events & “Fun Things To Do” in the San Francisco Bay Area… and beyond. Be sure to check our Blog, Twitter, Facebook, and Love to Eat and Travel website each month for updates throughout the year. Enjoy!

August 2013
This month’s Pop Picks:
– “Impressionists on the Water” exhibit at Legion of Honor
– Star Trek Convention in Vegas
– Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

August 1-11
SFJAZZ Summer Sessions Concerts, Nihonmachi Street Fair, San Francisco Aloha Festival, San Rafael Food & Wine Festival, Maine Lobster Festival & The Big Parade, America’s Cup Concert Series, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, East Hampton Sandcastle Contest, Free Movie Night at Courthouse Square, Festival of the Arts, Healdsburg Farmers Market’s Zucchini Festival, Scotts Valley Art & Wine Festival, SF Chefs 2013, Mammoth Lake Fine Arts & Crafts Festival, Los Gatos Shakespeare Festival, Carnival of the Stars World Dance & Art Festival, San Jose Renaissance Fair, Art & Soul Festival, “Jerry Day 2013” (Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration), Tour de Peninsula, Louis Vuitton Cup Semi-Finals (America’s Cup) in San Francisco Bay, San Jose Jazz Summer Fest, Burlingame ArtZFest, Los Gatos Fiesta de Artes 2013, Lake Tahoe Brews Jazz and Junk fest, Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, “Alcatraz Alumni Day” Alcatraz Reunion, Star Trek Convention in Vegas

August 12-18
Butterflies & Blooms at Conservatory of Flowers, Free Waterfront Summer Concerts at Foster City Amphitheater, “Beyond Belief: 100 Years of the Spiritual in Modern Art” exhibit at Contemporary Jewish Museum, Sausalito Jazz & Blues by the Bay, Family Day Kite Festival at Presidio Main Parade Ground, NYC Summer Streets, Golden Gate Park Band Series, Stern Grove Midsummer Music Festival, Off the Grid at Presidio, SF Giants Live at AT&T Park, Elvis Week “25th Anniversary”, Tiburon Art Festival, International Left-Handers Day, London’s Great British Beer Festival, Union Square Live in SF, Lollibop “The Big Bash for Little People” (UK’s biggest festival for kids), Body Art Expo “World’s Largest Tattoo Expo, Cajun/Zydeco Music Festival, “Water to Paper, Paint to Sky” The Art of Tyrus Wong exhibit opens at The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco, Louis Vuitton Cup Finals (America’s Cup Challenger Series) in San Francisco Bay

August 19-25
Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach in Santa Cruz, “Dancing Under the Stars” at Jack London Square, “Built for Speed” exhibit at California Academy of Sciences, Off the Grid at Fort Mason Center, Friday Nights at the de Young, “Flavors of Jazz” Free Summer Music Series at Santana Row, Union Square Live, 49ers Pre-Season Schedule, Free Waterfront Flicks, New York International Fringe Festival, “Manhattan Beach Open” Volleyball Tournament, Bodega Bay Seafood Art & Wine Festival, Nightlife at the Academy, Golden Gate Park Band Series at Music Concourse, “Priscilla Queen of the Dessert” The Musical at the Venetian Las Vegas, SF Jazz Summer Concerts, The Notting Hill Carnival in London, Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

August 26-31
“Impressionists on the Water” exhibit at Legion of Honor, Kid’s Week in the West End of London, Ringling Bros & Barnum & Baily Circus “Built to Amaze!”, “Richard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years” exhibit at de Young museum, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, Burning Man 2013, Sonoma Wine Country Weekend “Sonoma County Showcase of Wine & Food, U.S. Open Tennis Championship 2013, Mountain Winery Summer Concert Series,  Free Movie Night at Courthouse Square in Redwood City, America’s Cup Concerts at America’s Cup Park & Pavilion, Free Shakespeare in the Park “MacBeth” at the Presidio, , Capitola Begonia Festival, The National Buffalo Wing Festival, Millbrae Art & Wine Festival (Labor Day Weekend)

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