25 Awesome Things to Do in SF over Labor Day Weekend
Get Out : Events
25 Awesome Things to Do in SF over Labor Day Weekend
Bacon festivals, free museums, block parties and more.
Yoga Month
Get Out : Events
Yoga Month
A whole month of free Yoga events in and around San Francisco
NFL's Free Super Bowl Kickoff Concert
Get Out : Events
NFL's Free Super Bowl Kickoff Concert
Want to see Train and Ellie Goulding at a free Justin Herman Plaza concert?

Thursday, September 3

SF Indie’s Cult ’80s Outdoor Movie Night | McCoppin Plaza
Thursday, September 3 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Plaza
SF Indie's Cult '80s Outdoor Movie Night | McCoppin Plaza

The Adventures of Buckaroo Bonzai Across the 8th Dimension
Despite mixed reviews and a disastrous initial release that dumped the film into theaters for a week in the midst of the 1984 Summer Olympics, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eight Dimension went on to …

“Temescal Street Cinema” Indie Outdoor Movie & Free Popcorn | Oakland
Thursday, September 3 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | 49th and Telegraph

Refuge | Mo Gorjestani 22m
Terms of Intimacy | Melissa Langer 8m
The Boombox Collection: Boots Riley | Mo Gorjestani 8m
Hotel 22 | Elizabeth Lo 8.22m
High Five | Michael Jacobs 10m

“Class of ’84” Michael Jackson Birthday Dance Party & Thriller Performance | SF
Thursday, September 3 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9:30pm, $7 after.
| The Cat Club

The Class of ’84 is throwing one hell of a party to celebrate the birthday of Michael Jackson on Thursday, September 3, 2015.
Always one of their biggest parties of the year, they went out and got a special guest DJ for the front room too. Special guest DJ Dave Paul from the Prince …

Win Tix: Popscene & Rising Indie Rockers “On an On” | Rickshaw Stop
Thursday, September 3 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Rickshaw Stop

The experimental pop-indie-rock group known as On An On is coming to a venue near you! On An On takes the dying embers of modern New Wave and breathes new life onto them. Combining electric-infused rhythms with quirky indie sensibilities, you never know what they’ll …

Friday, September 4

2015 Art Break Day | SF Bay Area
Friday, September 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
2015 Art Break Day | SF Bay Area

Take a break from your day to be creative and make your own art using free art supplies in San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, San Jose, San Rafael and communities nationwide on Friday, September 4, 2015.
Art Break Day is a free community art event where the public is provided …

Sandcastle Building 101 Class | RSVP Deadline
Friday, September 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. The class takes place on September 4, 2015.
| Ocean Beach (Sloat)
Sandcastle Building 101 Class | RSVP Deadline

September 4, 2015 is your last chance to RSVP for the Sandcastle Building 101 Class taking place from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday, September 12, 2015.
Free class on September 12, but an RSVP is required by September 4, 2015.
Presented by the AIA and Leap, Sandcastle 101 …

Finale Fashion Show w/ Project Runway Special Guest | SF
Friday, September 4 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Bespoke
Finale Fashion Show w/ Project Runway Special Guest | SF

Come to Bespoke at Westfield San Francisco Centre each Friday throughout the month of August to meet Project Runway Season 14 designer Jake Wall of JAKE beginning Aug. 7 through Sept 4, for an exclusive Q&A interview following the airing of each new Project Runway episode. ...

First Friday Cannabis Industry Social & Potluck | Lake Merritt
Friday, September 4 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pine Knoll Park (Lake Merritt)
First Friday Cannabis Industry Social & Potluck | Lake Merritt

Please note this event takes place on Friday and not Thursday as was originally listed (duh… since it’s “First Fridays”)

Complimentary Happy Hour Menu Tasting | SF
Friday, September 4 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*DJ Hrmonik will be providing the tunes, and they will also be offering $5 drinks.
| Ozumo San Francisco 161 Steuart St, San Francisco, California 94105
Complimentary Happy Hour Menu Tasting | SF

Kick off your Labor Day Weekend at Ozumo SF this Friday. Join them for a complimentary tasting of their new Happy Hour menu items including Lobster Kakiage, Kurobuta and Spider Sliders, Tsukune Corn Dogs, and Sake Steamed Blue Acadia Mussels.
Ozumo is proud to be the only establishment in …

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, September 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, artist ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, September 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus ...

Friday Nights at the de Young: Abstract Expressionism & Musica Expressionista | SF
Friday Nights at the de Young: Abstract Expressionism & Musica Expressionista | SF

Friday Nights at the de Young are after-hours art happenings that include a mix of live music, dance and theater performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demonstrations, hands-on art activities, and exhibition tours. Local artists conduct drop-in workshops, debut new commissions, display their art …

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, September 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...

First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland
Friday, September 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club
First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland

You had us at “burlesque” and “creepy puppets.” As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, September 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open to the public from 6-9 pm. Additionally Telegraph above Grand and below 27th is closed ...

Dystopian SciFi Video & Performance Artist Reception | Oakland
Friday, September 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pro Arts Gallery
Dystopian SciFi Video & Performance Artist Reception | Oakland

2 x 2 Solos is a series of solo exhibitions featuring new work commissioned from four accomplished emerging artists based in the Oakland/Bay Area.
Sofía Córdova’s work in Bilongo Esmeralda is an extension of her operatic video and performance series that imagines a dystopian future; the …

Papa Doo Run Run: Free Beach Concert | Santa Cruz
Friday, September 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Papa Doo Run Run: Free Beach Concert | Santa Cruz

Papa Doo Run Run
September 4, 2015
Papa Doo Run Run returns to the Boardwalk to perform tunes from the Beach Boys, Jan & Dean, and other beach party favorites.
Formed in Cupertino in 1965, the group has toured and recorded with the Beach Boys, and from 1975 …

SF to Afghanistan Digital Portal: Kick-Off Party & Live Brass Band | Hayes Valley
SF to Afghanistan Digital Portal: Kick-Off Party & Live Brass Band | Hayes Valley

Meet a digital “pen pal” at the kick-off of the San Francisco Portal at Proxy SF in Hayes Valley. Through this Portal you’ll be able to connect with people in Iran, Afghanistan, and Cuba through an amazing live video experience and have conversations in real time.
The City of Trees …

Free Taiko Drumming Class: Beat a Giant Loud Drum | Oakland
Friday, September 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Free Taiko Drumming Class: Beat a Giant Loud Drum | Oakland

On the First Fridays of September, October, November and December 2015, Emeryville Taiko will be hosting free, hands-on taiko drumming classes at 7 pm and 8 pm at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. Taiko drumming is an exciting modern art form with ancient roots in the religious ceremonies ...

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, September 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

ICA Live: Experimental Performance Art Series | San Jose
Friday, September 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
ICA Live: Experimental Performance Art Series | San Jose

On Friday, September 4, ICA Live! will present two showings of Niki Ulehla’s marionette performance piece George Travels to the Afterlife. Presented with minimal staging to experimental music, the performance follows the story of America’s Founding Father as he crosses the River Styx and confronts …

“Put a Bird On It” Ride | San Francisco Bike Party
Friday, September 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)

Just when you thought San Francisco Bike Party couldn’t get any better, SF Bike Party putting a bird on it.
That’s right—pull out all the feathers you could never bring to Burning Man and fly away with us. Whether you are a murder of crows, a parliament …

“How Rude” ’90s Dance & Board Game Bonanza: Free Jello Shots & ’90s Candy | SF
Friday, September 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mad Dog in the Fog

Come get down at “How Rude” a ’90s dance party and board game bonanza with DJs Nico and J-Train on September 4, 2015.
There will be free jello shots and free ’90s candy… it’s all about the airheads. Drink a Jolt and be ready to make out on …

Live Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF
Friday, September 4 – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Stagewerx Theatre
Live Comedy Show:

EndGames Improv brings you Your F!#&ed Up Relationship, a funny improv show happening every Friday night at 10:30 pm. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your real, honest relationship stories will be the grist for the comedy mill. That sounds awful. But it’s basically true. It’s ...

Saturday, September 5

How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7
Saturday, September 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Temporary Transbay Terminal
How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7

There will be no BART train service between San Francisco and East Bay on September 5-7, 2015. BART will close the West Oakland Station and will not run trains between West Oakland and Embarcadero stations during Labor Day weekend while they repair a critical section ...