Bernie Sanders Comes to SF
Have Your Voice Heard
Bernie Sanders Comes to SF
Feel the Bern on Friday afternoon at two big rallies in San Francisco
2017 Folsom Street Fair
Only in San Francisco
2017 Folsom Street Fair
A true "Only in SF" experience with 400,000 people over 13 city blocks - Sunday 9/24
53rd Annual
Fairs & Festivals
53rd Annual "Big Book Sale"
Over 500,000 books at massive Fort Mason sale with everything $1-3 | Sept 20-24

Wednesday, September 20

2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Opening Day
Wednesday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Opening Day

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all for $1-3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. The Big Book Sale is free ...

People’s Potluck Fall 2017 | Berkeley
Wednesday, September 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Feel free to bring side dishes and desserts
| UC Berkeley Multicultural Center
People's Potluck Fall 2017 | Berkeley

The MCC, MSD, and bridges invite you to join them for their People’s Potluck. The People’s Potluck is an opportunity for their various communities not only to share in each other’s company and food but also to get to know each other and build community. …

Free Jew Year’s Eve Party: Open Bar, Hors D’oeuvres & Music | SF
Wednesday, September 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | NEMA
Free Jew Year's Eve Party: Open Bar, Hors D'oeuvres & Music | SF

Get yourself ready for the high holidays with an evening of drinks, noshing, and live music to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.
Chabad of SF High Holidays Happy Hour
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 | 6 pm
NEMA, 8 10th Street, San Francisco
FREE
There’s an optional gourmet dinner …

SF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Bayview
Wednesday, September 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Ferment Drink Repeat - FDR
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Bayview

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 6pm typically featuring special release ...

Swing in the Square: Lost Dog Found with Rachel Sierra | Union Square
Wednesday, September 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Swing in the Square: Lost Dog Found with Rachel Sierra | Union Square

Come and listen to live music from some of the Bay Area’s best roots bands, swingin’ jumpin’ rockin’ 1930s thru 1950s tunes to get you out on the floor and boogie.
With a uniquely modern take on retro Americana genres including blues, swing, rock, and soul, …

September Weeknight Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF
Wednesday, September 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
| Secret Location (SF)
September Weeknight Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF

Time to go back to the waterfront. By the way, if you have a cigarette boat, here is your chance to use it.

SF’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive in 45 Minutes: Visual Tour | Daly City
Wednesday, September 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Doelger Cafe
SF's 49 Mile Scenic Drive in 45 Minutes: Visual Tour | Daly City

You’ve seen the seagull signs, but have you driven the route? Or walked it? Do you know Daly City’s connection to SF’s famous 49 Mile Scenic Drive?
Come meet the authors of SF’s hot new guidebook and find out. This lively presentation is filled with visuals, …

Free Cobb’s Summer Comedy Night: September 2017 | SF
Free Cobb's Summer Comedy Night: September 2017 | SF

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome two nights of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often with credits like SF Sketchfest, NBC, Comedy Central ...

Win Tix: Fruits Bats (Solo): Dreamy Indie for fans of The Shins | The Chapel
Wednesday, September 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Chapel

Dreamy and folky indie rock outfit (with a twang of alt-country) of Eric D. Johnson, one-time member of The Shins. The band has toured with My Morning Jacket and Modest Mouse – now he’s doing his solo thang taking his tunes to The Chapel.
> Get …

World Premier: “The Legend of Pink” | Gateway Theatre
Wednesday, September 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free tickets using discount code Funcheap when you order online.
| Eureka Theatre
World Premier:

An exciting new play, a scintillating local story. The time is the late Twentieth Century, the place is the streets of West Oakland. Drug wars rage and the lovely transgender woman, Pink, does her best to bring a bit of beauty to the harsh environment. ...

The Casper Wake-Up VIP Party: Open Bar & Giveaways | SF
Wednesday, September 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. RSVP to rsvp@emcbowery.com
| Casper
The Casper Wake-Up VIP Party: Open Bar & Giveaways | SF

You now have the opportunity to attend an exclusive event in SF. The Casper Wake-Up Party is here. Celebrate CASPER’s first ever Pop-Up experience in SF.
They have an open bar, light bites, give-a-ways, art installations and music by DJ J.Espinosa. 
Free but an RSVP is required. Send a message …

Win Tix: The National Parks: Alternative/Indie & Folk | Bottom Of The Hill
Wednesday, September 20 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Bottom of the Hill

The National Parks was formed by front man Brady Parks in early 2013 in Provo, Utah. To date, the band has independently released two full-length albums (and a standalone single, “As We Ran”), which together have amassed more than 13.2 million Spotify streams and garnered …

Thursday, September 21

2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Thursday
Thursday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Thursday

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all for $1-3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. The Big Book Sale is free ...

Atelier Emmanuel Grand Opening Free Beauty Workshops & Party | SF
Thursday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Atelier Emmanuel
Atelier Emmanuel Grand Opening Free Beauty Workshops & Party | SF

Atelier Emmanuel is a hair salon in San Francisco and they are opening their second location on Thursday, Sep 21st with free workshops for hair styling/basics. Live music, food, and other fun stuff will be provided.
There are free workshops all day, but you need to …

Camilo y los Robot Ninjas: Post-Latin Salsa-Core Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, September 21 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Camilo y los Robot Ninjas: Post-Latin Salsa-Core Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens

Oakland guitarist Camilo Landau belongs to an illustrious family of musicians, poets, activists and journalists. He came by his love of music via his uncle, guitarist and eight-time Grammy Award-nominated producer Greg Landau, who started teaching his 12-year-old nephew guitar and tres upon returning from …

Jamming in the Park | 2017 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention
Thursday, September 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must email afternoon-jam@berkeleyoldtimemusic.org to find out the location.
| Secret Berkeley Location
Jamming in the Park | 2017 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention is a five day music festival featuring performances by local and national acts, several rollicking square dances, the illustrious stringband contest, workshops, and plenty of jamming, in venues throughout Berkeley. The convention is organized by folks who love old ...

Historic Theater in the City by the Bay Walking Tour | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tour is free, they pass out a donation envelope at the end of the tour if you choose to donate.
| Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Historic Theater in the City by the Bay Walking Tour | SF

Caruso, O’Neill, Booth, Lotta, Belasco, Ball, Tetrazzini, are just some of the few stars of the stage in San Francisco. Join their guide to learn the fascinating history of theater in the City by the Bay.
Meet at the entrance to the Yerba Buena Center for …

Rosh Hashanah Festival: Children’s Activities, Food & Live Music | Peninsula
Thursday, September 21 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hidden Villa Farm
Rosh Hashanah Festival: Children's Activities, Food & Live Music | Peninsula

The Palo Alto JCC invites you to an exciting afternoon of children’s activities, delicious food and lively entertainment. You’ll be together in nature, connect with the meaning of the holiday, enjoy fun activities for children and adults and have a picnic. The picnic is a potluck; please …

Rosh Hashanah at the Beach: Celebration w/ Jazz Mafia & Bagpipes | Ocean Beach
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Fulton)
Rosh Hashanah at the Beach: Celebration w/ Jazz Mafia & Bagpipes | Ocean Beach

Reset your system with a modern spin on a 600-year-old Rosh Hashanah ritual called tashlich to get rid of last year’s bad karma and start the new year off fresh.
JCCSF and Reboot invite you to Ocean Beach for a brief, engaging ritual and joyful noise accompaniment …

Civic Center Block Party & Free Roller Skating | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center Block Party & Free Roller Skating | SF

The third in a series of four evening events, The Commons on 3rd Thursday is September 21 from 5pm – 9pm.  The event is a free “block party” featuring live music on three stages, roller skating by the Church of 8 Wheels, food trucks, over-21 beverages, games such …

Free Movie Night: The Big Lebowski w/ Tacos & White Russians | Castro Theater
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Castro Theatre
Free Movie Night: The Big Lebowski w/ Tacos & White Russians | Castro Theater

Eaze invites you to remember the past, “Enjoy the Moment” and celebrate the future of marijuana with an epic happy hour and movie night at the historic Castro Theater in San Francisco on Thursday, September 21st.
Show up at 5pm to enjoy a complimentary Happy Hour …

Sunset Cinema: “The Big Sick” Outdoor Movie Night | Emeryville
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Greenway 31
Sunset Cinema:

Come and enjoy Sunset Cinema at Greenway 31, starting on Thursday, August 31 until October 26. Come early to enjoy a pre-movie happy hour with Novel Brewing plus the Bay Area Roller Derby team will be providing skate up beer service starting at 6 pm. Movies begin ...

Afro-Salsa Sound with Ricardo Lemvo | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Afro-Salsa Sound with Ricardo Lemvo | Yerba Buena Gardens

Raised by Angolan parents in Congo’s capital Kinshasa (when the country was known as Zaire), charismatic Los Angeles vocalist Ricardo Lemvo has honed an irresistibly grooving Afro-salsa sound, blending Congolese rumba and soukous with Cuban charanga and son.
Belting out his original songs in Spanish, Portuguese, …

Brain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Brain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Join NightLife for an ongoing event series that explores the brain and body with mind-expanding talks, cutting edge demos, and yoga sessions around the museum.
Schedule of events:

Sunset Salutations (Living Roof)

7:15 pm Do some Sun(Set) Salutations in a very special class taught by Mira Valeria.

Underwater Yoga …

Exploratorium After Dark: Tactile Dome & Explainer Demonstrations | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Tactile Dome & Explainer Demonstrations | Pier 15

Crawl through their pitch-black Tactile Dome. Also, play with hundreds of hands-on exhibits and experience an array of Explainer-led demonstrations: Drawing Board, Speaker Dissection, Cow Eye or Flower Dissection, and Magic. And grab dinner and drinks by the Bay.

Yoga on the Plaza 2017 | Bay Club
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Donations are highly encouraged.
| Bay Club (Financial District)
Yoga on the Plaza 2017 | Bay Club

Celebrate National Yoga and Childhood Cancer Awareness Months with Bay Club by participating in an outdoor Sound Off yoga class each Thursday evening beginning September 7th through the end of the month (benefiting Team G Childhood Cancer Foundation). Come flow with Jennifer Keller as music ...

Win Tix: NightLife: Brain & Body | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | California Academy of Sciences

Enjoy music, creatures, and cocktails as you set out with friends on a journey to the stars and the depths of the sea at California Academy of Science’s “Nightlife.”
> Get Tickets – $12 Adv / $15 Door
Join NightLife for an on-going event series that explores …

Dr. Martens Fall 2017 Tour: The Fresh & Onlys + Free Drinks | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Dr. Martens (Haight)
Dr. Martens Fall 2017 Tour: The Fresh & Onlys + Free Drinks | SF

With stops in LA, SF, Seattle, Boston, NYC and more, Dr. Martens’  Summer / Fall 2017 Tour gets you free all-ages access to some of your favorite bands and DJs— with exclusive live performances and hosted bars at their retail locations across the US including the ...

W Hotel “Women in Music” Series: Panel & Live Music | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| W Hotel (SF)
W Hotel

Join the W Hotel for the kickoff of W Tour Life. Mix, mingle, and get inspired during the “What She Said” panel with women in music, followed by a live performance by LJ Laboratory as they showcase tracks off their upcoming debut album.
Free with RSVP

What …

Quick Draw SF: FAM Art Club | SoMa
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | F8
Quick Draw SF: FAM Art Club | SoMa

This month they’ve teamed with FAM Art Club because they love seeing what other Bay Area creatives are up to. FAM Collective will be at the featured table live drawing with them.
This month they will have a merch-table selling featured artist originals, prints, zines, stickers, …