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Saturday, September 9

Win Tix: The SF Hunt: A City-Wide, All-Day Scavenger Hunt | SF 100 Riddles. 12 Hours. 1 City. The SF Hunt is back. For the third time, we’ll be taking over San Francisco for one insane all-day scavenger hunt. This city will become a treasure map and along the way, there will be ridiculousness, new friends, and ...
20th Annual Duboce Park Tag Sale | SF
Saturday, September 9 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for bargains.
| Duboce Park
20th Annual Duboce Park Tag Sale | SF
Bargain hunters try to walk away with fabulous bargains in their arms and smiles on their faces after shopping at the 20th annual Friends of Duboce Park Tag Sale from 9 am to 2 pm on Saturday, September 9, 2017. Join the fun, socialize with your neighbors, and find a bargain ...

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2017 – January 7 & 8 ...

13th Annual Orinda Classic Car Show | East Bay
Saturday, September 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Orinda Classic Car Show
13th Annual Orinda Classic Car Show | East Bay
Enjoy gawking at over 200 American and European cars ranging from the 1920s, to the classics of the ’50s and ’60s, as well as modern exotics at the 13th annual Orinda Classic Car Show from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday, September 9, 2017. At 1 ...
“California Natives & Succulents” Plant Sale | SF Botanical Garden
Saturday, September 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Botanical Garden

Come by for a unique opportunity to admire and acquire an outstanding selection of plants seldom found in commercial nurseries or garden centers. Enjoy a wide variety of plants at each monthly Saturday sale, in addition to featured selections, based on the season. All monthly ...

46th Annual Art & Wine Festival: Saturday | Mountain View
Saturday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
46th Annual Art & Wine Festival: Saturday | Mountain View

More than 200,000 arts lovers gather in Silicon Valley’s epicenter on Castro Street in Mountain View for this vibrant multicultural celebration. 46th Mountain View Art & Wine Festival Saturday, September 9, 2017 | 11 am to 7 pm Sunday, September 10, 2017 | 10 am ...

“J-Pop” Huge Japanese Pop Culture Festival 2017 | Fort Mason Center

Fort Mason hosts one of the country’s biggest J-Pop culture events of the year with the 2017 J-Pop Summit Festival, a two-day event taking place for more than 30,000 people. J-Pop Summit Festival Sat-Sun, September 9-10, 2017 | 11 am-9 pm – Fort Mason Center J-POP passes ...

2017 Mole & Mariachi Festival: Live Music & Mole Tasting | Santa Cruz
Saturday, September 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. $10 mole tasting kits available for purchase.
| Santa Cruz Mission Adobe
2017 Mole & Mariachi Festival: Live Music & Mole Tasting | Santa Cruz
Come to Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park for a day of mole tasting, a traditional Mexican sauce, sometimes made using chocolate, for festival-goers to sample. There will be live music, dance, activities for kids, craft vendors and more. Plus, you’ll get to vote for your favorite mole prepared ...
Green Apple Books 50th Anniversary Celebration | SF
Saturday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books and Music
Green Apple Books 50th Anniversary Celebration | SF

Green Apple Books celebrates 50th Anniversary. Free apples, accordion music, prizes and surprises, including appearances by local authors, will be part of the two-day celebration of 50 years of book-selling at Green Apple Books’ flagship Clement Street store on Saturday and Sunday, September 9 and ...

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. Jack of All Trades Market Every Second Saturday | 11 am to 5 ...

Bring Your Own Queer (BYOQ) Festival 2017 | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Bring Your Own Queer (BYOQ) Festival 2017 | Golden Gate Park
Bring Your Own Queer (BYOQ) is a free annual daytime music, arts and performance festival, celebrating diversity and inspiring community-building in Bay Area communities and beyond from noon to 6 pm on September 9, 2017. 2017 Bring Your Own Queer (BYOQ) Saturday, September 9, 2017 | Noon to ...
22nd Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival: Saturday | SF
Saturday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Chocolate samples require tickets.
| Ghirardelli Square
22nd Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival: Saturday | SF

From vanilla beans to caramel fillings, indulge in it all at the 22nd Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival. Come and experience Chocolate School, Chef Demonstrations, Ice Cream Eating Contests, chocolate vendors, and the popular Ghirardelli Chocolate Lounge. Over 50 vendors generously donate sample-sized portions of their ...

Nubian Music with Alsarah & The Nubatones | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, September 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Nubian Music with Alsarah & The Nubatones | Yerba Buena Gardens
The Brooklyn-based combo Alsarah & The Nubatones came together out of a collective love for Nubian music and a genuine belief that soul transcends all cultural and linguistic barriers. Inspired by Nubian music’s pentatonic scales, they blend original material and traditional music of central Sudan ...
Saturday Latin Jazz Concert in the Park | McLaren Park
Saturday, September 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Saturday Latin Jazz Concert in the Park | McLaren Park
Sandor Moss y su Mechanica, Johnny Escobedo & El Guarijo and Charged Particles wows you with dancer-friendly blends of Salsa, Cha-Cha, Timba, Cuban Guajira and Puerto Rican Bomba.
Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio
Saturday, September 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park:

For the 34th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

Free Urban Axe Throwing Weekend | Daly City
Saturday, September 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Silver Dragon Kung Fu
Free Urban Axe Throwing Weekend | Daly City

Bad Axe Throwing San Francisco is finally here. Experience the thrill of urban axe throwing for free September 8-10, 2017. They’re opening up their doors for the amazing people of San Francisco and surrounding areas to come and see what all this axe throwing awesomeness is all ...

2nd Annual Brazilian Day Celebration | El Rio
Saturday, September 9 – 3:30 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 early bird, $15 for the regular ticket and $18 at the door.
| El Rio
2nd Annual Brazilian Day Celebration | El Rio
Come celebrate Brazilian Day with Sang Matiz, Batala, Boca Do Rio. Official Line up for the Event: Boca do Rio 4:30 pm Sang Matiz 5:45 p.m. w/Amor Do Samba Batala 7:20 p.m. Plus Special 4:30 pm: Amor Do Samba (Dance Crew) Paulo Presotto from (Dona Francisca) Diogo Sabre & Angelo Tomandl Special cocktails for ...

Every Saturday

Random Fitness Saturdays: Fun Fitness Adventures for All-ages | Oakland
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | See Jane Run
Random Fitness Saturdays: Fun Fitness Adventures for All-ages | Oakland

Let them surprise you with some fun, always different, always entertaining fitness adventures to shake up your routine.
Come join them every Saturday morning for a random workout led by a different local trainer each week. It will be open to all genders, ages, and fitness levels …

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.
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 …

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 …

Late Night Downtown Comedy at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Late Night Downtown Comedy at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons.
Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel Woods …

“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 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

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday.
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the Bay Area’s favorite comedians. Also, this event is BYOB.
All this goodness is brought to you …

Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore
Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore

Come relax in the Heritage Lounge of 1300 on Fillmore and listen a free jazz performance during Saturday Night Live Music.
The band lineup will change weekly and they do take some Saturdays off so make sure to check the schedule to see who’s performing.
There is no cover …

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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