Hardly Strictly Bluegrass: 2015 Lineup Hints & Rumors
Fairs & Festivals
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass: 2015 Lineup Hints & Rumors
Get a sneak peek at who may be playing HSB in October
Banksy's
City Discoveries
Banksy's "Haight Street Rat" Leaves SF
Famous Banksy painted in 2010 is finally scheduled to leave SF for good.
Treasure Island Music Fest: Volunteer for Free Tix
City Discoveries
Treasure Island Music Fest: Volunteer for Free Tix
Help Noise Pop throw the TI Music Festival and you may get free tickets

Tuesday, September 1

Free Yoga Week: First Day to Register | September & October 2015
Free Yoga Week: First Day to Register | September & October 2015

September is National Yoga Month and if you’re a new student (or just new to a studio), you can get one free week of yoga during the month of September & October 2015. Register for a card that’s redeemable for one free week of yoga during the ...

Treasure Island Music Festival | Volunteer to Get Free Tickets
Treasure Island Music Festival | Volunteer to Get Free Tickets

Do you want to do more than just attend the 2015 Treasure Island Music Festival? Get involved! Volunteering for Noise Pop at Treasure Island is a great way to not only attend the festival, but to get involved in the Bay Area music scene.
Treasure Island Music …

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, September 1 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum
de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. The museum was ...

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, September 1 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor
Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is $10 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission is free (special ...

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day
Tuesday, September 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more than 50 different countries. Opened ...

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, September 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of Craft and Design
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

Enjoy free admission to the Museum of Craft and Design on the first Tuesday of every month. After six years in Union Square and two years of pop-ups, the Museum of Craft & Design opened up their permanent location in the Dogpatch. Rather than featuring paintings or traditional ...

Banksy’s “Haight Street Rat” Leaves San Francisco
Tuesday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 836M
Banksy’s “Haight Street Rat” Leaves San Francisco

836M Gallery brought Banksy’s “Haight Street Rat” back to the city of its origins after it was almost lost due to anti-graffiti laws.
September 1, 2015 is your last chance to check out this legendary work up close and personal. (This final date had been extended from July …

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

9/1 features:
Nomy Lamm
Nomy Lamm (nomylamm.com) is a writer, musician, voice teacher and new filmmaker living in San Francisco. She performs with Sins Invalid (sinsinvalid.org), a performance project by and for queers and people of color with disabilities, creating work around disability and sexuality. Her short …

Humphry Slocombe & Anchor Steam Beer Ice Cream Social | SF
Humphry Slocombe & Anchor Steam Beer Ice Cream Social | SF

We all scream for ice cream and Anchor Steam are in the house at The Chapel. Come hear how Jake and Sean started Humphry Slocombe and what inspires them.
Learn how to make beer ice cream, enjoy an Anchor Steam ice cream float, and more.
The event …

The News: Fresh Queer Performance Series | SoMa
The News: Fresh Queer Performance Series | SoMa

AH-Mer-AH-Su is a multidisciplinary artist. She showcases the spiritual and physical evolution of what it means to be human. Her ancestral connection is strong. She is a Siren Witch Poptronic Princess.
Jackie Clay is a San Francisco-based arts writer/curator and an Alabama native. She graduated from …

Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar
Tuesday, September 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar

Crashing Hotels, comprised of songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ao Anderson and drummer Tony Bednar, is best described as dark electric dance rock. In early January 2014 the duo presented their debut collection, Advisory Act, a 7 song EP showcasing a sound all their own. Their considerable …

Win Tix: Mark Normand (Las Comic Standing / Comedy Central) | Punch Line
Tuesday, September 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line

Mark Normand was a semi-finalist (that’s half a finalist) in “Last Comic Standing,” star of his own Comedy Central special “Still Got It,” and has appeared on a big sack full of television shows including @Midnight, “Conan,” “Inside Joke,” “John Oliver’s New York Stand Up …

Wednesday, September 2

Free Apple-Cinnamon Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, September 2 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café
Free Apple-Cinnamon Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street waffles come in tasty flavors like TCHO chocolate, maple-bacon, salted caramel and many ...

SF Zoo Free Admission Day
SF Zoo Free Admission Day

The San Francisco Zoo, Northern California’s largest zoological park and conservation center, periodically offers free admission for San Francisco residents. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all year round.  You’ll enjoy seeing the 250 different animal species in naturalistic surroundings, ...

Boogie With The B-Stars | Union Square
Wednesday, September 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Boogie With The B-Stars | Union Square

Live music from one of the Bay Area’s best roots bands, swingin’ jumpin’ rockin’ 1930s thru 1950s tunes to get you out on the floor and boogie!
The B-Stars are a San Francisco-based combo that serves up a hearty stew of honky tonk and hillbilly hits …

Win Tix: The Greatest Startups & New Tech for 2015 | SF
Wednesday, September 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Commonwealth Club (SF)

For a tech-tastic night of information about trends, innovations, and the future of the industry, join Robert Scoble in “Scoble on Startups 2015: Context, Cloud and Bleeding Edge Tech,” geez, the title sounds less like a tech lecture and more like a tech fight club. …

DIY Terrariums Workshop | SF
DIY Terrariums Workshop | SF

Terrariums are easy to make and take care of, and brighten any room. Please bring your own glass container (no higher than 5″) and we will provide the rest of the materials.
Space is limited to 12; call 355-5707 or send an email to nvamgr@sfpl.org to …

“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF
Wednesday, September 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kozy Kar Bar

9/2 special guest:
Stephen Furey: Stephen continues to amass followers and fans on a daily basis, thanks to his ceaselessly inventive comedy and cult-hit podcast (with co-host Emma Haney) Belligerently Uninformed. Performing at clubs and casinos all over the country, he has opened for acts such …

Thursday, September 3

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, September 3 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday,April 2 – October 29, 2015. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | San Carlos
Thursday, September 3 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (San Carlos)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | San Carlos

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when you arrive early to collect your supplies (check-in) and try cool new ...

“Outbreak NightLife” & Disease Pub Trivia | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, September 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences

Fermentation Stations
(African Hall)
6:00-10:00 pm, Get a close-up look at yeast strains by viewing cultured slides with Cal researchers Brittney Nguyen, Julie Choe, and Matt Olm and take a whiff (or two) at a yeast smelling station with students from the Michael Eisen Lab.
Meet the team …

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, September 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF

EVENT UPDATE: This event is on hiatus for the Summer of 2015 and should resume in October. All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in a communal setting at this free vegetarian dinner gathering. The dinner takes place ...

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, September 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week. Thursdays from 6-10 pm Tickets are $12 ($10 for Academy members). Last entry is 9 pm. 21+ with valid ID.

Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, September 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

The Upper TL Art Walk makes 15-20 galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location is either a traditional gallery or a retail space with room dedicated to ...

Sing-along Cinema & “Mamma Mia” Costume Party | Jack London Square
Thursday, September 3 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Sing-along Cinema &

Show up in costume and enjoy an evening of song, dance and cult movie classics on the waterfront with free outdoor screenings of popular musicals, as part of Jack London Square’s Sing-along Cinemas. This lively film series will screen fan favorites on special evenings at sundown. ...