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Saturday, September 16

2017 Rolex Big Boat Yacht Racing | SF
Saturday, September 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for spectators.
| St. Francis Yacht Club
2017 Rolex Big Boat Yacht Racing | SF

Come watch the St. Francis Yacht Club’s Rolex Big Boat Series, an annual September event celebrating its 513th year on the San Francisco Bay from September 14-17, 2017. 2017 Rolex Big Boat Series September 14-17, 2017 | 11 am St. Francis Yacht Club FREE This ...

2017 Black-Eyed Pea Festival: Live Music, Crafts & Food Fest | Oakland
Saturday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Technical High School
2017 Black-Eyed Pea Festival: Live Music, Crafts & Food Fest | Oakland
The 4th Annual Oakland Black-Eyed Pea Festival is a celebration of African and African American culture using a cherished foodway as its theme. Get a taste of tradition, and not just with black-eyed peas in various forms, from Hoppin’ John to salsa, but also in the form ...

Red Bull “Bay Climb” Insanely-Steep Uphill Bike Battle | SF
Saturday, September 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch, $25 to compete
| De Haro St.
Red Bull
Red Bull Bay Climb will take over an iconic hill in San Francisco with athletes from vastly different cycling disciplines to battle it out in an uphill, chain-busting sprint. The event features a bracket style format with riders racing shoulder-to-shoulder straight up three steep blocks ...
SF Etsy Summer Indie Pop-Up Market: 50+ Vendors | SF
Saturday, September 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | ARCH Art & Drafting Supply
SF Etsy Summer Indie Pop-Up Market: 50+ Vendors | SF
It’s an end of the summer party at Arch Supplies in Potrero Hill featuring shopping from 50+ local Etsy sellers and delicious snacks in the heart of San Francisco. Over 50 local Etsy sellers will be onsite showing off their work and helping you get a jump ...
2017 Rancho Day Fiesta: 1840s Music, Food & Crafts | Pacifica
2017 Rancho Day Fiesta: 1840s Music, Food & Crafts | Pacifica
The Sanchez Adobe Docents invite visitors to experience life in the 1840s at a family day that will focus on what life was like on a rancho in Mexican California. The Rancho Day Fiesta is held annually on the third Saturday in September. 2017 Rancho Day Fiesta Saturday, ...
2017 Oyster Oyster Block Party | Jack London Square
Saturday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, food and drink for purchase.
| Jack London Square
2017 Oyster Oyster Block Party | Jack London Square
Back for year two, the free Oyster Oyster Block Party, now with more food vendors. Last year, they put on a small Oyster Oyster Block Party as a test and the results were delicious, so come on back September 16, 2017 for the culmination of the ...
Facebook’s “Bacon, Blues & Brews” Festival | Menlo Park
Saturday, September 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Facebook Headquarters
Facebook's
Join them for Battle-of-the-Bacon with Facebook’s own culinary team and enjoy sizzling bacon-inspired dishes prepared for public tasting and voting. Proceeds will be donated to local art & music programs. Celebrate this epic battle with dozens of craft beers, plus enjoy Blues, Jazz & Funk tunes from many talented ...
“Oktoberfest” Outdoor Bier Festival | Hayes Valley
Saturday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for drinks and food
| Proxy SF
Get ready for the best of Southern Germany’s party Biers. In solidarity with our brothers and sisters at “the real thing” (Oktoberfest.de) on the Theresienwiese in Munich, Suppenkuche is taking over the Proxy SF walk-in-theater on the corner of Hayes and Octavia (next door to the Biergarten) ...
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Lemonade | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, September 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Lemonade | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Executive Chef Alan Jackson is the founder and vision behind Lemonade restaurant, the hugely popular group of California based fast-casual restaurants known for its unique and seasonally ...
2017 “El Grito” Mexican Independence Day Fest | San Jose
Saturday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Guadalupe River Park
2017
The outdoor Fiestas Patrias “El Grito” Festival brings families and friends together to enjoy a fun-filled day in San Jose celebrating Mexican Independence Day from 12:30-10 pm on Saturday, September 16, 2017.  The Festival features live music and entertainment, multi-cultural food vendors, as well as cultural, local community service ...
Brooklyn Raga Massive with Classical Revolutional Music | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, September 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Brooklyn Raga Massive with Classical Revolutional Music | Yerba Buena Gardens
The composer Terry Riley is a patriarch of minimalism, and his seminal commandment is “In C,” a supremely pliable work conceived for any instrumental combination, with 53 musical cells and a set of directions that allow every performer to move through the music at their ...
MIXT Cow Hollow Block Party: Free Popsicles & Win A $75 Golden Ticket | SF
Saturday, September 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | MIXT Cow Hollow
MIXT Cow Hollow Block Party: Free Popsicles & Win A $75 Golden Ticket | SF
Celebrate the Grand Opening of MIXT Cow Hollow. Enjoy music, balloons, and free popsicles from Bliss Pops as the city’s best salad joint celebrates the opening of its first SF neighborhood location. Be one of the first 500 customers to try MIXT’s farm-fresh salads, grain bowls, and ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio
Saturday, September 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park:

For the 35th 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 ...

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.
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 …

“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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