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Welcome to the weekend with yoga under Cupid's Span.
Labor Day 2014
Get Out : Events
Labor Day 2014
Our picks for 10 awesome things to do on your day off.
Hiero Day 2014
Fairs & Festivals
Hiero Day 2014
3rd annual Labor Day hip-hop & beer festival in Oakland

Friday, August 29

$23 Private Car Rides to SFO for Labor Day Weekend | Summon
$23 Private Car Rides to SFO for Labor Day Weekend | Summon

Summon is a rideshare company similar to Uber and Lyft except for one fact; you can actually book your rides in advance.
Called “Summon Ahead,” this brand new feature just released allows you to book a car anywhere from 12 hours in advance up to 7 …

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, August 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 30 food trucks and street food carts in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party. And it’s California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-11 pm ...

Free World Groove Jazz Concert & Art Reception | de Young
Free World Groove Jazz Concert & Art Reception | de Young

The de Young presents fresh music sounds of the Broken Shadows Family Band, led by Darren Johnston.
6:00 pm | Closing Reception: “Traced Memories”, by Artist-in-Residence Adela Akers | Kimball Education Gallery
Celebrate the residency of August Artist-in-Residence Adela Akers and her installment Traced Memories. Light refreshments served.
6:00 pm …

Outdoor Yoga Class Under Cupid’s Span | Embarcadero
Outdoor Yoga Class Under Cupid's Span | Embarcadero

Welcome the weekend with a huge, free yoga class organized by YogaBuddy, happening under Cupid’s Span (the giant Bow & Arrow) at 300 Embarcadero at 5 pm on Friday, August 29, 2014.
Free Huge Outdoor Yoga Class
Friday, August 29, 2014 | 5 to 7:00 pm
Cupid’s Span …

Summer Nights Bike Party & Night Ride | Mission Dist.
Friday, August 29 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Pedal Inn
Summer Nights Bike Party & Night Ride | Mission Dist.

Celebrated the “SF Summer” in the Mission with an evening of tips and workshops for Bay Area local biking adventures. Bring your freshest sweater and a set of lights for a lovely night bike ride along the Bay which follows the event at 8:15 pm.
Free, …

Michael Jackson Dance Tribute | Union Square Live 2014
Friday, August 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Michael Jackson Dance Tribute | Union Square Live 2014

Dance-A-Vision celebrates the life and legacy of Michael Jackson, not to impersonate but to emulate, at this free outdoor performance as part of Union Square Live.

Movie in the Park: “Turbo” | Oakland
Friday, August 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Movie in the Park:

Friday August 29 – Turbo (PG 96 minutes)
Turbo is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated comedy sports film. A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500.

2014 SF Zine Fest Kick-Off Party: Scavenger Hunt, Animation & Free Books | Oakland
Friday, August 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
| Libros Libres Free Bookstore at Tilde
2014 SF Zine Fest Kick-Off Party: Scavenger Hunt, Animation & Free Books | Oakland

Come kick it East Bay style and celebrate SF Zine Fest 2014.
Zine artist and animator Teppei Ando will be projecting some of his animation on the building and merry prankster and artist Adam Davis will be hosting a not-your-baby-sitter’s scavenger hunt.
Beer and wine is $5, …

Saturday, August 30

2014 Begonia Festival: Sand Sculpture Contest, Flower Mural & Concert | Capitola
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Stockton Avenue (Capitola)
2014 Begonia Festival: Sand Sculpture Contest, Flower Mural & Concert | Capitola

Begonia Festival Schedule | Saturday, August 30, 2014

All Day: Stroll along the banks of Soquel Creek and watch as the floats begin to take shape.
8 am to noon: Sand Sculpture Contest at Capitola Beach. Registration begins on the beach at 8 am. Trophy judging will be held at …

2014 Millbrae Art & Wine Festival: Live Music & 250+ Artists | Saturday
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Millbrae
2014 Millbrae Art & Wine Festival: Live Music & 250+ Artists | Saturday

The Bay Area’s biggest Labor Day weekend event, the 44th annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival transforms downtown Millbrae into the “Big Easy.” 2014 Millbrae Art & Wine Festival August 30-31, 2014 | 10 am to 5 pm Downtown Millbrae FREE This free Mardi Gras-style celebration features two days ...

Win Tix: DIY Bloody Mary Kit: Treasure Island Flea | August 30-31
Saturday, August 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of admissions to the Flea plus a bloody mary kit
| Great Lawn
DIY Bloody Mary Kit: Treasure Island Flea | August 30-31

Now that “summer” is here for San Francisco, the Treasure Island Flea is upping their brunch game with a new mobile lawn bar serving DIY Bloody Mary and Mimosa kits.
Just plop yourself down for a picnic and they’ll wheel it over to you. The kits …

Doggie Bar Crawl & Hula Hooping | Treasure Island Flea
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Doggie Bar Crawl & Hula Hooping | Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea: Celebrates the ‘Dog Days of Summer’ and Back to School on August 30-31, 2014.
August Highlights
Doggie Bar Crawl
The TI Flea will host nearly a dozen fun and and different vendors selling an array of pet products. From doggie bow ties and shoes, …

1st Annual “Savor Filipino” Food & Music Festival | SF
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
1st Annual

Fancy some lumpia or adobo? Top chefs from across the country will travel to San Francisco for the inaugural Savor Filipino food and music festival from 10 am to 6 pm on August 30, 2014.
The idea is to taste, cook, learn, sip and watch chefs and authors, sustainable …

2014 San Francisco Zine Fest & Radical Parenting Panel | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
2014 San Francisco Zine Fest & Radical Parenting Panel | Golden Gate Park

The San Francisco Zine Fest is a free, annual celebration of small-press publishing from zines and comics to art books and beyond on August 30th and 31st, 2014. Over the two-day festival at the San Francisco County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park, over 150 small-press and ...

Win Tix: 1st Annual Electronic Sriracha Festival | San Jose
Saturday, August 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN | St. James Park (San Jose)
1st Annual Electronic Sriracha Festival | San Jose

The 1st Annual Electronic Sriracha Festival celebrates the iconic hot sauce featuring 35+ food trucks and tents paired with 24 DJs spinning EDM.
Expect two city blocks, three stages of electronic music, four bars and 120 sriracha-infused dishes.

Stranger Birthday Bash: Music, Potluck & Gift Making | Dolores Park
Stranger Birthday Bash: Music, Potluck & Gift Making | Dolores Park

Birthdays are an arbitrary reason to celebrate the fact that we exist, but it’s always about one person, so Tea With Strangers is changing that. Birthdays With Strangers is a fun experiment to bring the community together in celebration of each other.
Free, but an RSVP is requested to …

SF Mime Troupe: Outdoor Political Satire | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 30 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Peacock Meadow
SF Mime Troupe: Outdoor Political Satire | Golden Gate Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 55th season with more free, lively satire performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2014 production “Ripple Effect.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2014 Free political theater & music in parks all over the Bay ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF
Saturday, August 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post Lawn
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF

For the 32nd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present The Taming of the Shrew, a feast of wit, outrageous clowning, and crazy plot twists in Renaissance-era Padua, Italy, as Kate and Petruchio meet, fight (a lot), and eventually negotiate their way through a “subversive and ...

Philly’s Strand of Oaks Rock Concert | Amoeba SF
Saturday, August 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Philly's Strand of Oaks Rock Concert | Amoeba SF

Strand of Oaks, the rock project of Philadelphia-based songwriter and producer Timothy Showalter, plays live at Amoeba SF. Their latest album HEAL is out now on Dead Oceans (available on LP & CD).

“Queen of the Amazons”: Theatre in the Park | Berkeley
Saturday, August 30 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Hinkel Park

Actors Ensemble and Inferno Theatre present “Penthesilea – Queen of the Amazons,” adapted and directed by Giulio Perrone from the classic play by Kleist, presented free in Berkeley’s John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre. Bring a picnic to this beautiful little park in the Berkeley hills. Penthesilea leads ...

Dueling Piano Party & Free Wine Night | SF
Dueling Piano Party & Free Wine Night | SF

Join up for two back-to-back evenings (August 30-31, 2014) of interactive fun and entertainment when Dueling Pianos invades EvenKeel Lounge at Pier 2620 Hotel. As an exclusive perk, Funcheapers receive one complimentary glass of wine either day. Just mention this offer to the bartender to ...

“The Big Bang” Astronomy Lecture & Star Party | Mt. Tam
Saturday, August 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre

For August 30th, the lecture features Dr. Lloyd Knox of UC Davis, with the topic “The Big Bang in Context.”
Follow the history of the “big bang” picture of our origins of the universe, clarified by observational successes. What remaining questions drive scientists toward deeper exploration?

Sunday, August 31

2014 Begonia Festival: Nautical Parade, Chalk Art & Concert | Capitola
Sunday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Stockton Avenue (Capitola)
2014 Begonia Festival: Nautical Parade, Chalk Art & Concert | Capitola

Begonia Festival Schedule | Sunday, August 31, 2014

8 am: Horseshoes on the Sand: Doubles tournament at Capitola Beach in front of Zelda’s Restaurant. Teams will be chosen by drawing names from a hat. Participants must pre-register.
Float Construction Viewing
Take another stroll along the banks of Soquel Creek …

2014 Brazilian Day Street Party | Berkeley
Sunday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Casa de Cultura
2014 Brazilian Day Street Party | Berkeley

Come to Casa de Cultura in Berkeley for a day-long party and ritual celebrating Brazilian Independence Day with an annual lavagem (blessing) and procession for world peace, live Brazilian music and DJs, dancing, food, drinks, and lots of folks dressed in white from 9 am to 7 …

33rd Annual Sand Sculpture Contest | Point Reyes
Sunday, August 31 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Drakes Beach
33rd Annual Sand Sculpture Contest | Point Reyes

Build your sandy masterpiece at the Point Reyes National Seashore’s 33rd Annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Drakes Beach from 9 am to 3:30 pm on Sunday, August 31, 2014.
The event is free for both participants and spectators and prizes will be awarded for all age categories. Registration …