August 2012 “Fun Things To Do” in the San Francisco Bay Area… and beyond

Hope you’re having a fantastic Summer and enjoying all the street fairs, festivals and BBQs! Check out these August Events & “Fun Things To Do” in the San Francisco Bay Area… and beyond in our Love to Eat and Travel August Calendar of Events. Be sure to check our Blog, Twitter, Facebook, and Love to Eat and Travel website each month for updates throughout the year. Enjoy!

August 2012 Events

This month’s Top Picks:
San Francisco Bay Area’s Palo Alto Festival of the Arts , Star Trek Convention in Vegas and London’s Notting Hill Carnival (Europe’s largest street festival)

Week of August 1-5
SF Chefs 2012, Maine Lobster Festival & The Big Parade, Jewels in the Square, Music in the Park, London Summer Olympics, “The Fashion World of Jean-Paul Gaultier” exhibit at the de Young, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival “40th Anniversary Season,” “Kids Week in the West End” in London, “EarthQuake” exhibit and Planetarium Show at the California Academy of Sciences, Mountain Winery Summer Concert Series, SF Giants at AT&T Park, SFJAZZ SummerFest, Free Movie night “Hugo” (PG) at Courthouse Square, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Regent’s Park Open Air Theater in London, Music in the Vineyards at Mondavi, Mammoth Lakes Fine Arts & Crafts Festival, American Craft Show, Los Gatos Shakespeare Festival, Free Waterfront Summer Concerts, Sausalito Jazz & Blues by the Bay, East Hampton Sandcastle Contest, Art & Soul Festival, Carnival of Stars World Dance & Art Festival, Nihonmachi Street Fair, San Francisco Bay Area Aloha Festival, Jerry Day 2012, Tour de Peninsula, Sunday Streets SF, San Jose Renaissance Fair

Week of August 6-12
Star Trek Convention in Vegas, Stern Grove Midsummer Music Festival, Free Movie night “The Great Outdoors” (PG) at Courthouse Square, Concerts in the Park, Off the Grid at Fort Mason Center, Dancing Under the Stars in Jack London Square, Friday Nights Bands on the Beach in Santa Cruz, Jazz on Main Concerts, London’s Great British Beer Festival, Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus “Dragons”, San Jose Jazz Festival, Free Waterfront Movies at Jack London Square, SFJazz Summerfest, Burlingame ArtZFest, Lake Tahoe Brews Jazz and Funk Fest, Elvis Week “35th Anniversary”, Cajun-Zydeco Festival, San Rafael Food & Wine Festival, Alcatraz Alumni Day “78th Anniversary” of Alcatraz Reunion, Closing Ceremony of London Summer Olympics, Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival

Week of August 13-19
Edinburgh International Festival, Free Movie night “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” (PG) at Courthouse Square, NYC Summer Streets, NY International Fringe Festival, International Left-Handers Day, Free Shakespeare in the Park “Into the Woods” in NYC’s Central Park, Pedalfest 2012, Dancing on the Square in Redwood City, Flavors of Jazz Free Summer Music Series in San Jose, Healdsburg Farmer’s Market’s Zucchini Festival, Dance on Ship on the Bay, Dancing Under the Stars (Cha Cha) in Jack London Square, Free Waterfront Concert “Beatles Tribute” at Foster City Amphitheater, SF Museum Exhibits, “Jewels in the Square” Free Outdoor Performances in Union Square, Pescadero Arts & Fun Festival, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Week of August 20-26
Palo Alto Festival of the Arts, Napa’s Blues Brews & BBQ, Treasure Island Flea Market, Free Movie night “The Goonies” (PG) at Courthouse Square, Tiburon Art Festival, Bodega Bay Seafood Art & Wine Festival, The Notting Hill Carnival (1st day), Jewels in the Square, Nightlife at the California Academy of Sciences, Free Music on the Square in Redwood City, Shakespeare at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre in London, Sausalito Jazz & Blues by the Bay, Stern Grove Midsummer Music Festival, Golden Gate Park Band Series, Dancing Under the Stars in Jack London Square, Free Friday Night Bands on the Santa Cruz Beach, Body Art Expo “World’s Largest Tattoo Expo”

Week of August 27-31
The Notting Hill Carnival in London (Bank Holiday Monday), Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series “Manhattan Beach Open” Volleyball Tournament, Free Movie night “Citizen Kane” (PG) at Courthouse Square, Burning Man 2012, “Ragtime the Musical” at Regent’s Park Theatre in London, U.S. Open Tennis Championship, Friday Nights at the de Young, Off the Grid SF, Concerts in the Park in Pleasanton, Dancing Under the Stars (Salsa) in Jack London Square, Flavors of Jazz Free Summer Music Series at Santana Row, SF 49ers Pre-Season Game (vs San Diego), Capitola Begonia Festival

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