Aug 13-27, 2016

Film Night in the Park

The outdoor film series brings free screenings of two classic films to city parks this month. Catch “The Goonies” Aug. 13 at Dolores Park in the Castro or “Lost in Translation” Aug. 27 at Washington Square Park in North Beach. sfntf.squarespace.com

Aug 09 - Sep 18, 2016

“Beautiful: The Carol King Musical” at Orpheum Theatre

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning musical follows the story of King’s rise to stardom and brings all the hits from “I Feel the Earth Move” to “You’ve Got a Friend” to the title song, “Beautiful.” 1192 Market St., 888.746.1799, shnsf.com

Aug 05-07, 2016

American Craft Council

Now in its 41st year, the largest juried craft show on the West Coast brings together more than 225 jewelry, clothing, furniture and home decor artists from across the country. Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd., 612.206.3100, craftcouncil.org

Aug 25-28, 2016

Eat Drink SF

San Francisco’s top food, wine and spirits festival returns this month. Many of the city’s top restaurants (Michael Mina, Ichi Sushi + Ni Bar, Pabu and Tony’s Pizza Napoletana, just to name a few) serve up gourmet samples while sommeliers, cicerones and acclaimed mixologists pour a variety of beers, wines and cocktails. Foodies can hone their skills at cooking demos and classes taught by renowned tastemakers. Most of the action takes place at the Grand Tasting in Fort Mason, but check the website for other events around town. Tickets start at $75.

Aug 19-20, 2016

Tony Bennett Statue Dedication & Unveiling

San Francisco honors internationally renowned singer, painter and civic leader with several tributes celebrating his 90th birthday. Festivities begin with a free, public dedication and unveiling of the 8-foot-tall bronze statue of Mr. Bennett atop Nob Hill. Friday evening, the SF Giants celebrate "Tony Bennett Night" as they take on the New York Mets. Saturday brings a benefit dinner and concert in Fairmont San Francisco's Venetian Room, where Bennett first performed "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" in public. 415.554.5257

Jun 25 - Jul 24, 2016

Winter Wonderlights at Sovereign Hill

Sovereign Hill has transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland complete with Christmas decorations and snow as part of the Winter Wonderlights Christmas celebrations. During the day there are Christmas themed activities including theatrical performances, carolers singing their favourite renditions of well-known carols and hands-on activities for kids such as gingerbread making. Then from 5.45pm, 17 of Sovereign Hill’s Victorian-style buildings in Main Street are being lit up with large-scale image projections and animations.

Jul 14-24, 2016

University City Dining Days

University City Dining Days will return for its 12th year this summer from July 14 to July 24. Dining Days is a “3 courses, 3 prices” promotion at some of University City’s most popular dining destinations that include cuisine from all over the world. Participating restaurants offer a pre-fixe, three-course dinner special for $15, $25 or $35.

Jul 27-31, 2016

Shakespeare in Clark Park presents The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Shakespeare in Clark Park is a theatre company committed to presenting free, outdoor productions of Shakespeare’s plays, creating a cultural event accessible to the Clark Park neighborhood and the greater Philadelphia area. From July 27-31, they will feature Shakespeare’s romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. So bring a snack and blanket to join Philadelphia’s finest actors each night in "the Bowl" starting at 7 pm, and prepare to be dazzled.

Jul 21, 2016

The Wild Reeds at World Cafe Live Philly

The Wild Reeds, an indie folk rock band that has been sweeping the West Coast is coming to World Cafe Live on July 21. Doors open at 7 pm, show starts at 8 pm. Tickets are $12 plus additonal fees and can be purchased on their website.

Jul 31, 2016

East Passyunk Avenue Car Show & Street Festival

Come on down to enjoy East Passyunk Avenue's largest block party of the year featuring car shows, crafts, shopping and more on July 31 starting at 11 am. The Avenue will be closed from Broad Street to the Singing Fountain at Tasker Street and will be lined with street food, outdoor bars, vendors, live music, as well as their weekly Farmers’ Market. Select shops and restaurants will stay open until 1:00 am with special bar menus, drink specials, and shopping promotions. This is one party you won't want to miss.

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