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2017 Begonia Festival: Sand Sculpture Contest, Flower Mural & Movie at the Beach | Capitola
Saturday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Stockton Avenue (Capitola)
2017 Begonia Festival: Sand Sculpture Contest, Flower Mural & Movie at the Beach | Capitola

See some brilliant blooms while boating, baiting and frolicking on the beach over Labor Day weekend at the 65th annual Capitola Begonia Festival. With over 43 acres and 3 million blooms come late summer, the Begonia Festival is a spectacular sight and a fun, family-oriented ...

47th Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival: Music, Art, Food & Mardi Gras-Style Fun | Saturday
Saturday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Millbrae
47th Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival: Music, Art, Food & Mardi Gras-Style Fun | Saturday

The Bay Area’s biggest Labor Day weekend event, the 47th Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival transforms downtown Millbrae into the “Big Easy.” 2017 Millbrae Art & Wine Festival September 2-3, 2017 | 10 am to 5 pm Broadway Ave, Downtown Millbrae FREE This free Mardi Gras-style celebration features ...

2017 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods | Peninsula
Saturday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kings Mountain Fire Station
2017 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods | Peninsula

Why pay a fortune to see the art in Sausalito when you can visit the Kings Mountain Art Fair for free? Known for its stunning location among the redwoods and for its unique and varied artists, the Kings Mountain Art Fair celebrates more than 50 ...

2017 Aloha Poly Fest: Polynesian Music, Dance & Food | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers
2017 Aloha Poly Fest: Polynesian Music, Dance & Food | Golden Gate Park

Experience the sights, sounds and scents of the South Pacific at the annual Aloha Poly Fest at the County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park. Celebrate and learn about Polynesian (Hawaii, Samoa, Tonga, Tahiti, Cook Islands, and New Zealand), Melanesian (Fiji) and Micronesian (Guam) islands in ...

Kiosk Fest 2017: Zine Reading, Workshop & Live Music | SF
Saturday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Market St (Embarcadero to 5th St)
Kiosk Fest 2017: Zine Reading, Workshop & Live Music | SF

The Grand Newsstand, San Francisco’s zine stand, is hosting an open-air festival to celebrate zines, art, and printed media. Kiosk Fest takes place around Market Street in San Francisco between 5th Street and the Embarcadero. Kiosk Fest 2017 September 1-2, 2017 | 10 am to ...

Free Fishing Day 2017 | SF
Saturday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier Seven
Free Fishing Day 2017 | SF

Have you ever felt the excitement of watching your bobber suddenly jiggle, then dive out of sight? Or feel the tap-tap-tap of a bass as it tastes the worm on the end of your line? What’s that? You say you never learned to fish? Dept ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

Taylor Mac Button-Making Spectacular w/ Machine Dazzle | Curran
Saturday, September 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Curran
Taylor Mac Button-Making Spectacular w/ Machine Dazzle | Curran
Coming off of his recent install of Neiman Marcus windows, genius costume designer and artiste extraordinaire Machine Dazzle is DIY-ing it up on CURRAN’s stage. Get excited for Taylor Mac: A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, and have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with Machine to ...
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Contrada | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, September 2 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Contrada | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Jason Tuley’s childhood in Santa Barbara, Calif. was greatly influenced by his time spent in his grandma Luella’s restaurant. Even though he was very young, he was ...
2017 Lebanese Festival: Music, Dance & Food | Redwood City
Saturday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Redwood City
2017 Lebanese Festival: Music, Dance & Food | Redwood City
Enjoy a full day of Lebanese culture and cuisine in a great atmosphere with music, dance, games, and other entertainment for the whole family. 7th Annual Lebanese Festival Saturday, September 2, 2017 | 11 am to 8 pm Downtown Redwood City FREE Start your day with delicious, traditional Lebanese sweets ...
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: EatGordaEat | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, September 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: EatGordaEat | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. EatGordaEat is the name of Illyanna Maisonet’s self-published Puerto Rican cookbook and her popups. Illyanna grew up in the Sacramento Delta, surrounded by an abundance of produce ...
Middle Eastern Heritage Festival 2017 | September 1-30
Saturday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Middle Eastern Heritage Festival 2017 | September 1-30

The San Francisco Public Library celebrates Middle Eastern Heritage Month in September 2017 with a wide array of programs in recognition of the diverse histories, cultures and traditions from the Middle East. Visit the Main Library to learn about the “cradle of civilization” from Dr. ...

Kugelplex: Rock ‘n Rollin Party Music | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, September 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Kugelplex: Rock ‘n Rollin Party Music | Yerba Buena Gardens
Bringing rock ‘n’ roll energy to the party music of Eastern European Jewry, Kugelplex plays wild, virtuosic dance tunes at concerts, festivals and weddings. They’ve performed with Joan Baez, the Oakland Symphony, the Klezmatics’ Frank London and Kitka, among other illustrious ensembles. For this unique program ...
San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls” | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 2 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Golden Gate Park (Peacock Meadow)
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Walls" | Golden Gate Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 59th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2018 production “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2018 Free political theater & music in parks all ...

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, September 2 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...

Fitbit Local Monthly Workout: Bayside Bootcamp | SF
Saturday, September 2 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Huntington Park
Fitbit Local Monthly Workout: Bayside Bootcamp | SF
Sweat it out with Fitbit Local, a monthly series of free workouts hosted by fitness leaders from your community. Fitbit Local Ambassadors Caroline Jordan and Buddy Macuha will help boost your energy and get a great workout in before the Labor Day holiday. Meet at Huntington ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” Preview | The Presidio
Saturday, September 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: "Hamlet" Preview | The Presidio

For the 36th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A Midsummer Night’s Dream follows the misadventures of four young lovers, a group of aspiring actors, and a team of mischievous fairies as they all enter the ...

Portuguese Festival: BBQ, Games & Dancing For Labor Day Weekend | Hayward
Portuguese Festival: BBQ, Games & Dancing For Labor Day Weekend | Hayward

Rock out on your Labor Day holiday and bring the whole family at the Portuguese Festival at BJM Hall in Hayward from September 2-3, 2017. Portuguese Festival: BBQ, Games & Dancing For Labor Day Weekend September 2, 2017 | 4 pm to 12 am September 3, 2017 ...

The Knight of the Burning Pestle: Very-nearly-Shakespeare in the Park | Berkeley
Saturday, September 2 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Hinkel Park
The Knight of the Burning Pestle: Very-nearly-Shakespeare in the Park | Berkeley

“The Knight of the Burning Pestle” was written by the accomplished Jacobean playwright Francis Beaumont and first performed around 1607. In the play, the audience interrupts the (apparently rather dull) Elizabethan drama “The London Gentleman” and insist the players perform a different play (made up ...

2017 Beast Crawl: 150 Authors, 36 Venues, 3 Hours | Oakland
Saturday, September 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Beer Garden
2017 Beast Crawl: 150 Authors, 36 Venues, 3 Hours | Oakland
Uptown Oakland’s Beast Crawl unleashes its sixth annual free literary festival featuring more than 150 writers in a single night, spread out over three hours and nearly 40 local galleries, bars, restaurants, cafés, and storefronts. 2017 Beast Crawl: Huge East Bay Literature Pub Crawl Saturday, September 2, 2017 ...
Ripped from the Headlines: Poets Reading the News | Oakland
Saturday, September 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Itani Ramen
Ripped from the Headlines: Poets Reading the News | Oakland
Come hear poetic reflections on the news from legendary writers Arisa White & Moira Roth, along with the editors of Poets Reading the News, Jenna Spagnolo and Elle Aviv Newton, at Oakland’s Beast Crawl. This is the world’s only newspaper written entirely by poets publishing work ...

Every Saturday

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley

Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday.
Free Community Yoga Class
Every Saturday | 10 am
Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA
FREE
Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome.

Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF

Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks.
Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front …

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form.
You will gain a personal understanding …

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Saturday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Point Bonita Lighthouse
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands

Meet Point Bonita docents along the lighthouse trail. This hidden, historic setting offers breathtaking views and many stories of what life was like living at the head of such perilous waters.
A secret jewel of the Bay Area, the Point Bonita Lighthouse, built in 1855, was …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Saturday Roller Skate Party “Disco Down Dolores” | SF
Every Saturday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
Saturday Roller Skate Party "Disco Down Dolores" | SF

This is the newer fresher rollerskate dance scene of San Francisco based in Dolores Park. Meet them from 2pm to 6pm every Saturday at Dolores Park Mulituse Court. They love rollerskates and blades alike.
Disco Down Dolores
Every Saturday | 2-6p
Multiuse Court, Dolores Park, Near Church & …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement
"The Setup" Underground Comedy Show | SF

The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the …

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday.
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show
Every Saturday | 8 pm
It’s Your Move Game Store, 4920 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
$5
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the …

Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Made Up Theatre
Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont

Come out for a night of big laughs as The 5 Play cast explores the fun, exciting, and silly nature of human relationships in an unforgettable show of completely improvised scenes and stories every Saturday at 10 pm.
5 Play will perform a fully improvised 45 …

The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF

Sid Singh hosts the craziest show in the city where you get to see standup, improv, and then you get on stage to do improv.
If you want, you can also just sit and laugh at the other people doing improv. No one is here to make …

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