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Tuesday, February 28

2017 Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Block Party & Free Blues Concert | Fillmore Dist.
Tuesday, February 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Fillmore Center Plaza
2017 Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Block Party & Free Blues Concert | Fillmore Dist.
Fillmore Street comes alive with a neighborhood-wide Mardi Gras party during the annual Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore with a free blues concert. Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore – Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | 5 pm Fillmore Center Plaza (near Ellis), San Francisco FREE, but an RSVP is required. Mardi Gras San Francisco ...
Mardi Gras 2017 Parade: Brass, Funk & Jazz | SF
Tuesday, February 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free parade. The Mardi Gras Ball at Brick & Mortar requires tickets.
| Biergarten
Mardi Gras 2017 Parade: Brass, Funk & Jazz | SF
Celebrate Mardi Gras with a festive parade that will kick off with a Second Line featuring several fantastic local brass bands and other musicians.  2017 Mardi Gras Parade Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | 5 pm Starts at Patricia’s Green in Hayes Valley near Biergarten, SF FREE The 2017 parade starts at ...

2017 Mardi Gras: SF Carnaval Season Kick-Off Party | Mission Dist.
Tuesday, February 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Balançoire
2017 Mardi Gras: SF Carnaval Season Kick-Off Party | Mission Dist.
Come meet your neighbors and make new friends at the annual Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Celebration in the Mission from 6-9 pm on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. SF Carnaval Season Kick-Off Party Tuesday, February 28, 2017 – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Balançoire | 2565 Mission St., San Francisco FREE There ...
Carnaval San Francisco 2017 Season Kick-Off: Fat Tuesday | The Mission
Tuesday, February 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
Carnaval San Francisco 2017 Season Kick-Off: Fat Tuesday | The Mission
Come meet your neighbors and make new friends at the Annual Carnaval San Francisco Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Celebration at four venues in the Mission District. There will be live samba drummers and dancers winding their way through the party, salsa, soca, cumbia, rumba so don’t ...
Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach
Tuesday, February 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach Public Library
Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach

Join in every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work. Tuesdays at North Beach is a highly-respected weekly poetry series celebrating internationally acclaimed poets and showcasing local talent. Past guests have included ...

Wednesday, March 1

First Day to RSVP: Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge
First Day to RSVP: Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge

Come to Fort Point at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge to try your hand at Pier Crabbing in the San Francisco Bay on alternating Saturdays from March through October. In this semi-weekly free class, National Park Service workers will teach you how to use ...

Rayko’s 2017 Plastic Camera Show: High Art from Low Tech Crappy Cameras | SoMa
Wednesday, March 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rayko Photo Center
Rayko's 2017 Plastic Camera Show: High Art from Low Tech Crappy Cameras | SoMa
RayKo’s Annual Plastic Camera Show includes stunning and sometimes surprising images made by the crappy camera-toting winners of this competition. 2017 Rayko’s Plastic Camera Show Opening Reception: Wednesday, March 1, 6-8pm Rayko Photo Center, 428 Third Street, San Francisco FREE Opening Reception: Wednesday, March 1, 6-8pm Exhibition Dates: March 1 – ...

Thursday, March 2

2017 “Jazz Search West” Competition | Oakland
Thursday, March 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | The Sound Room
2017

Jazz Search West 2017, the Bay Area’s Jazz talent search for adults and teens 15 and up, will offer four competitions, a Semi-Final and Grand Finale at Jazz venues in San Francisco and Oakland during March and April. Come experience Jazz Search West 2017 during which 16 ...

Friday, March 3

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Friday, March 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Final Day: 2017 SF Middle School Science Fair | Randall Museum
Friday, March 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Randall Museum
Final Day: 2017 SF Middle School Science Fair | Randall Museum

The Randall Museum once again hosts the 35th Annual San Francisco Middle School Science Fair; the projects will be on view for the public from 10 am to 5 pm from February 20 through March 3, 2017. All public and private middle schools (grades 6 to 8) ...

Last Day to RSVP for Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge
Last Day to RSVP for Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge

Come to Fort Point at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge to try your hand at Pier Crabbing in the San Francisco Bay on alternating Saturdays from March through October. In this semi-weekly free class, National Park Service workers will teach you how to use ...

2017 St. Patrick’s Kick-Off & Irish Flag Raising | SF City Hall
Friday, March 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
2017 St. Patrick's Kick-Off & Irish Flag Raising | SF City Hall
Be there for the official kick-off of Irish activities in San Francisco at the annual raising of the Irish flag over City Hall on March 3, 2017. The flag raising will be presided over by Mayor Ed Lee and the United Irish Societies of San Francisco. Wear your ...
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party: 2017 Season Kick Off | Fort Mason
Friday, March 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of ...

Saturday, March 4

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Saturday, March 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

58th White Elephant Sale: 96,000 Sq Ft Rummage Sale | Oakland
Saturday, March 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | White Elephant Sale Warehouse
58th White Elephant Sale: 96,000 Sq Ft Rummage Sale | Oakland

The White Elephant Sale has been taking one person’s trash and recycling it into someone else’s treasure for more than 50 years. 58th Annual White Elephant Sale Sat-Sun, March 4-5, 2017 | 10 am to 4 pm White Elephant Sale Warehouse, 33 Lancaster St., Oakland ...

Little League Baseball 2017 Opening Day Parade | SF
Saturday, March 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Moscone Fields
Little League Baseball 2017 Opening Day Parade | SF
Watch over 120 little league teams parade through the streets of SF in decorated pick up trucks to get ready for opening day. 2017 Little League Opening Day Saturday, March 4, 2017 | Parade starts at 10 am – Parade: Union & Chestnut Streets – Ceremony & BBQ: Marina Middle School, San Francisco FREE ...
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF
Saturday, March 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF

It’s still early in the tax season, but if you file early, not only will the IRS love you and send you flowers (not really), but you’ll get your refund early. The volunteers of Tax Aid will help you file your tax return, so long ...

“Many Voices, One Art” Bay Area Choral Festival | SF
Saturday, March 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Calvary Presbyterian Church
Join for a daylong celebration of Bay Area singing, hosted by the San Francisco Bach Choir at the Calvary Presbyterian Church on March 5, 2017. Barbershop to Bach, Mozart to Broadway; Gregorian chant to Spirituals, Body Music to Beethoven, Latin to Luther Free, but an RSVP ...
Magnolia Plant Sale | SF Botanical Garden
Magnolia Plant Sale | SF Botanical Garden

One of San Francisco’s most breathtaking natural marvels, the annual bloom of nearly 100 rare and historic magnolias with trees reaching 80 feet, is at its peak from mid-January through March at the SF Botanical Garden. Velvety silver buds on the often bare branches of these elegant trees, ...

37th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF
Saturday, March 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Davis Senior Center
37th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF
As Bayview Hunters Point’s longest-running annual event, the Black Cuisine Festival, was created to highlight culinary talents passed through generations. Black Cuisine shares delectable food rooted in African American tradition bringing people together for a little taste of soul. 2017 Black Cuisine Festival Saturday, March 4, 2017 | ...
2017 San Francisco History Days: Saturday | Old Mint
Saturday, March 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Old Mint
2017 San Francisco History Days: Saturday | Old Mint

Explore San Francisco’s amazing history at the annual San Francisco History Expo as the Old Mint becomes a series of pop-up museums of San Francisco history with more than 75 exhibitors. 2017 San Francisco History Days – Saturday, March 4 | 11 am to 5 pm ...

Sunday, March 5

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Sunday, March 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

58th White Elephant Sale: 96,000 Sq Ft Rummage Sale | Oakland
Sunday, March 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | White Elephant Sale Warehouse
58th White Elephant Sale: 96,000 Sq Ft Rummage Sale | Oakland

The White Elephant Sale has been taking one person’s trash and recycling it into someone else’s treasure for more than 50 years. 58th Annual White Elephant Sale Sat-Sun, March 4-5, 2017 | 10 am to 4 pm White Elephant Sale Warehouse, 33 Lancaster St., Oakland ...

2017 San Francisco History Days | Old Mint
Sunday, March 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Old Mint
2017 San Francisco History Days | Old Mint

Explore San Francisco’s amazing history at the annual San Francisco History Expo as the Old Mint becomes a series of pop-up museums of San Francisco history with more than 75 exhibitors. 2017 San Francisco History Days – Saturday, March 4 | 11 am to 5 pm ...

2017 Hot Air Music Festival: Celebration of Contemporary Music | SF
Sunday, March 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Music
2017 Hot Air Music Festival: Celebration of Contemporary Music | SF
Now in its eighth year, the Hot Air Music Festival is a student-organized celebration of contemporary music that focuses on world premieres and collaborations by young composers and performers as well as music written in the past 50 years. 2017 Hot Air Music Festival Saturday, March 5, 2017 ...
1880s Vintage Base Ball Opening Day | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, March 5 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Big Rec Field (Golden Gate Park)
1880s Vintage Base Ball Opening Day | Golden Gate Park
Come on out to Big Rec in Golden Gate Park (7th Ave and Irving) and see base ball played by 1880s rules, using vintage style uniforms and equipment. Bay Area Vintage Base Ball is the first and longest running vintage base ball league in the Bay Area. They ...
2017 Welsh Hymn-Singing Festival & Tea | East Bay
Sunday, March 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lafayette United Methodist Church
2017 Welsh Hymn-Singing Festival & Tea | East Bay
The Welsh American Society of Northern California (WASNC) hosts its annual Gymanfa Ganu at Lafayette United Methodist Church on Sunday March 5, 2017. In the Welsh language Gymanfa Ganu is the name for a traditional Hymn-Singing Festival where many of the most famous Welsh hymns of ...
“I Hella Love Shorts” 2017 Film Festival | Oakland
Sunday, March 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Includes a glass of wine and some popcorn.
| The Flight Deck
“I Hella Love Shorts” Film Festival in collaboration with The New Parkway Theatre presents a day of exciting short films from local emerging talents on Sunday, March 5, 2017. Their selections reflect diversity including that of the Bay Area and reach across cultures and genres. The common ...

Monday, March 6

2017 Sonoma County Restaurant Week | Opening Day
2017 Sonoma County Restaurant Week | Opening Day

The 8th Annual Sonoma County Restaurant Week will continue the tradition of celebrating the finest Sonoma County food. From March 6th through March 12th, 2017, participating restaurants will present fantastic food at fantastic prices. There are no tickets or passes required. Food lovers can simply dine out ...

Tuesday, March 7

IHOP Free Pancake Day | 2017
IHOP Free Pancake Day | 2017
IHOP will serve millions of free pancakes again during its National Pancake Day Celebration on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. More than 1,500 IHOP restaurants across the country will invite guests to enjoy a complimentary stack of IHOP’s signature delicious buttermilk pancakes from 7 am to 7 ...