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Wednesday, September 24

50th Annual Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Opening Day
Wednesday, September 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
50th Annual Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Opening Day

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 50th Anniversary by featuring 70 categories of books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media, all for $1-$3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. 50th Annual Big Book Sale September 24-28, 2014 | 10 am to 6 pm Fort ...

Thursday, September 25

50th Annual Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Thursday
Thursday, September 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
50th Annual Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Thursday

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 50th Anniversary by featuring 70 categories of books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media, all for $1-$3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. 50th Annual Big Book Sale September 24-28, 2014 | 10 am to 6 pm Fort ...

Ocean Beach Celebration w/ Jazz Mafia & Bagpipes: “Tashlique” | SF
Thursday, September 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (between Fulton and Lincoln), San Francisco
Ocean Beach Celebration w/ Jazz Mafia & Bagpipes:

Reset your system with a modern spin on a 600-year-old Rosh Hashanah ritual called tashlih to get rid of last year’s bad karma and start the new year off fresh.
Join the JCCSF and Reboot by the shore at Ocean Beach for a brief, engaging ritual …

Final Movie on the Square: “Muppets Most Wanted” | Redwood City
Thursday, September 25 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Final Movie on the Square:

Movie on the Square – Muppets Most Wanted (PG)
Disney’s “Muppets Most Wanted” takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they …

Friday, September 26

50th Annual Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday
Friday, September 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
50th Annual Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 50th Anniversary by featuring 70 categories of books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media, all for $1-$3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. 50th Annual Big Book Sale September 24-28, 2014 | 10 am to 6 pm Fort ...

Scooter Beach Party & Bonfire: Scoot’s 2 Year Birthday | Ocean Beach
Scooter Beach Party & Bonfire: Scoot's 2 Year Birthday | Ocean Beach

Join Scoot for their second anniversary with a free beach party at Ocean Beach on September 26, 2014. We hope there’s a bonfire since they’re meeting at the fire pits.
Scoot is like Zipcar, but for cute little red scooters (and they have red helmets, too). 
Event Deets:

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“Frozen” Sing-Along Movie & Costume Party | Jack London Sq
Friday, September 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

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. ...

Saturday, September 27

2014 Bay Area Blues Festival: Saturday | East Bay
Saturday, September 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Martinez
2014 Bay Area Blues Festival: Saturday | East Bay

2014 brings the merger of two great festivals, the Downtown Martinez Italian Street Painting Festival and San Francisco’s Polk Street Blues Festival, into a huge two-day street party in Martinez – the 2014 Bay Area Blues Festival. 2014 Bay Area Blues Festival Sat-Sun, September 27-28, 2014 ...

Smithsonian’s 10th Annual Free Museum Day | 2014
Saturday, September 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Museum ticket required from http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/
| San Francisco Bay Area
Smithsonian's 10th Annual Free Museum Day | 2014

Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th annual Museum Day takes place Saturday, September 27, 2014 as participating museums and cultural institutions nationwide will open their doors free of charge to all visitors who register for free Museum Day tickets starting on August 1, 2014. San Francisco highlights include the de ...

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks | 2014
Free Entrance Days in the National Parks | 2014

Sometimes you’ve just got get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance to all national parks including Muir Woods and Yosemite Park. Yosemite park waves their usual $20 per car ...

50th Annual Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Saturday
Saturday, September 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
50th Annual Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Saturday

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 50th Anniversary by featuring 70 categories of books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media, all for $1-$3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. 50th Annual Big Book Sale September 24-28, 2014 | 10 am to 6 pm Fort ...

Win Tix: 2014 Bacon & Brew Festival | San Mateo
2014 Bacon & Brew Festival | San Mateo

The second annual Bacon & Brew Festival is returning to San Mateo’s Central Park on September 27, 2014 from 11 am to 5 pm.
Hosted by the San Mateo Area Chamber of Commerce and The Bone 107.7, this afternoon family-friendly event brings together live music, local …

2014 Superhero Street Fair | SF
2014 Superhero Street Fair | SF

Heroes and villains battle (and party) together within an urban theatrical landscape during an all-day street fair filled with seven stages of burning man camp-style entertainment, human hamster ball races, sexy robots, a super hero boot camp, a costume contest, and more.
2014 Superhero Street Fair
Saturday, September 27, 2014 …

Win Tix: 2014 Superhero Street Fair
2014 Superhero Street Fair

Heroes and villains battle (and party) together within an urban theatrical landscape during an all-day street fair filled with seven stages of burning man camp-style entertainment, human hamster ball races, sexy robots, a super hero boot camp, a costume contest, and more.
2014 Superhero Street Fair
Saturday, September 27, 2014 …

Secret Bonfire & S’mores Night | Oakland
Saturday, September 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend and open to all, but bring something to share.
| Secret Location (Oakland)
Secret Bonfire & S'mores Night | Oakland

Come enjoy Bonfire of Reflection, a meditative fall bonfire in the Oakland hills with free s’mores, plus singing, drumming, stories, and frolicking around the fire.
Bonfire of Reflection
Saturday, September 27, 2014 | 7:30-10:30 pm
Secret Oakland Hills location
FREE, but you must RSVP by September 25 at 6 pm …

Sunday, September 28

2014 Bay Area Blues Festival: Sunday | East Bay
Sunday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Martinez
2014 Bay Area Blues Festival: Sunday | East Bay

2014 brings the merger of two great festivals, the Downtown Martinez Italian Street Painting Festival and San Francisco’s Polk Street Blues Festival, into a huge two-day street party in Martinez – the 2014 Bay Area Blues Festival. 2014 Bay Area Blues Festival Sat-Sun, September 27-28, 2014 ...

Exploratorium Free Day: Engineering Day 2014 | Pier 15
Sunday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Day: Engineering Day 2014 | Pier 15

Join the Exploratorium for their first free community day at the new Pier 15 location as they collaborate with the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) to celebrate Engineering Day/ Día de la Ingeniería from 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday, September 28, 2014.
Enjoy …

50th Annual Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | $1 Book Day
Sunday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
50th Annual Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | $1 Book Day

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 50th Anniversary by featuring 70 categories of books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media, all for $1-$3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. 50th Annual Big Book Sale September 24-28, 2014 | 10 am to 6 pm Fort ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Alice Now & Zen Fest 2014: Neon Trees & Matt Nathanson | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow
Alice Now & Zen Fest 2014: Neon Trees & Matt Nathanson | Golden Gate Park

Every year, Alice 97.3 throws a big end-of-summer free concert in Golden Gate Park’s Sharon Meadow. The 2014 “Now & Zen” Fest features a lineup of adult-friendly rock that includes the Neon Trees, Matt Nathanson, American Authors and Linsey Stirling.
In addition to the concert, there’s tons …

Jazz Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, September 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Jazz Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park Band

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 132nd season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm and are free and open to the public. All concerts feature music of specific ...

Sunday, October 5

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, October 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Tuesday, October 7

2014 “Best of Bernal” Film Night, Reception & Music | SF
Tuesday, October 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
| Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
2014

Come to the encore screening of the 2014-award-winning films, the Best of Bernal, Spirit of Bernal and Audience Award followed by reception and music.

Saturday, October 11

Win Tix: San Francisco Magazine’s 2014 “FallFest” | Justin Herman Plaza
San Francisco Magazine's 2014

San Francisco Magazine transforms Justin Herman Plaza into a European-style marketplace for their annual FallFest. Create signature cocktails, enjoy live chef demos and, of course, taste everything.
Eat your way through 40 restaurants, sip wines from over 30 local wineries, watch the Bay Area’s best chefs and …

Sunday, October 12

Exploratorium Free Day: Founder’s Day 2014 | SF
Sunday, October 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Day: Founder's Day 2014 | SF

The Exploratorium will celebrate their Founder’s Day on October 12, 2014 by offering free admission to the museum for all visitors.
This is the final free day for 2014.