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Monday, September 26

Win Tix: The San Francisco Appetizer Passport
Monday, September 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN | All Over San Francisco
This brand new passport put together by Broke-Ass Stuart gets you free appetizers at 22 fantastic SF restaurants like Maven, Hecho, West of Pecos, Farmer Brown, Blowfish and more.  See the full restaurant list. > Buy the 2016 Passport – $30 The passport is just $30, so ...
Final “Live at Lagunitas” Free Outdoor Psych-Soul Concert | Petaluma
Monday, September 26 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Final
Formed in 2013, Con Brio is the offspring of seven musicians with diverse backgrounds but a shared love for the vibrant Bay Area funk and psychedelic-soul sound pioneered by groups like Sly & the Family Stone. By 2015, when the band self-produced their debut EP, Kiss ...

Presidential Debate Watch Party | SF
Monday, September 26 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Valid ID is required.
| Hotel Zetta
Presidential Debate Watch Party | SF
Join INFORUM, Brigade and KQED at the swanky Hotel Zetta to watch the 2016 Presidential Debate. Bring your friends and your opinions, snacks and drinks will be provided. Free, but an RSVP is required. This is a 21-and-over event; valid ID required. Event is sold out. This election cycle has already been ...
2016 Presidential Debate Watch Party: Bingo & Trivia | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Monday, September 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
2016 Presidential Debate Watch Party: Bingo & Trivia | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Trump and Clinton have blasted away at each other for months… and now they are scheduled to square off three times in prime-time debates leading up to the presidential election in November. Join us at SoMa StrEat Food Park for a debate watch party and ...

Debate Bingo: Presidential Debates & Pinata Goodies | SF
Monday, September 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bar San Pancho
Debate Bingo: Presidential Debates & Pinata Goodies | SF
Bar San Pancho is hosting the ultimate sporting event: Debate Bingo: Hillary v. Trump, for each of the presidential debates. Prizes include “Make America Mexico Again” caps and the ultimate prize of a Trump pinata filled with all sort of goodies (if you’re lucky it will ...
Presidential Debate Watch Party & Pizza Night | SF
Monday, September 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Cooper
Presidential Debate Watch Party & Pizza Night  | SF
Between design reviews, user interviews, and journey mapping, every one has been keeping a close eye on this year’s race to the White House. Join Cooper’s SF studio for a Presidential Debate Watch Party on Monday, September 26 from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. Pizza and ...
Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, September 26 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill
Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies

More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every month with a free comedy show and free cake.  

Tuesday, September 27

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, September 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF

Cookies and Comedy is a top notch comedy show highlighted by comics who in addition to having great material also have stage personas with a lot of flavor. This flavor is celebrated by bringing in some oven baked cookies for free. The show takes place at ...

Midori Craft Cocktails, Great Music, & Asian-Inspired Fare | SF
Tuesday, September 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Raven Bar
Midori Craft Cocktails, Great Music, & Asian-Inspired Fare | SF
Hosted by Midori Global Brand Ambassador, Manuel Terron, and Midori U.S. Brand Ambassador, Paul Zahn, guests will take part in an experience featuring unique Midori® craft cocktails, great music, and Asian-inspired fare. Enjoy music by Violator Dj D-Double fresh from Vegas. Free but an RSVP is required.

Wednesday, September 28

UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley Campus Grand Opening, Reception & Talks | Santa Clara
Wednesday, September 28 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required.
| UCSC Silicon Valley Campus
UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley Campus Grand Opening, Reception & Talks | Santa Clara
Will sea level rise sink the Silicon Valley? Can games be socially relevant? Will we decode cancer? Those questions and more will be explored during the grand opening of the new UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley Campus. The celebration, showcasing the multidisciplinary teaching and research hub, ...
Beyond Impact Panel Discussion “The Future of California’s Death Penalty” | Presidio
Wednesday, September 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Tides Center
Beyond Impact Panel Discussion
Join The Advocacy Fund and Tides for a panel discussion examining two competing California death penalty propositions that will be on the ballot this November. Drinks and hearty appetizers will be provided. Free, but an RSVP is required. Tickets to dial-in for this meeting are also available. California has more death ...

Thursday, September 29

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, September 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to October. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax ...

Sharktoberfest NightLife | California Academy Of Sciences
Thursday, September 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15 | California Academy of Sciences
Sharktoberfest NightLife | California Academy Of Sciences
It’s that time of year again—when toothy sharks and thirsty humans unite for a salute to brews with an aquatic twist. In the East Garden, sip your way through a pop-up beer garden with libations on tap from dozens of local breweries, including Ale Industries, Almanac ...

Friday, September 30

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, September 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, September 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| 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 ...

Free Camp Cook Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Friday, September 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are encouraged.
| Alite Outpost
Free Camp Cook Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Start your weekend off right with a grilled cheese and a beer at the best outdoor gear shop around. The Alite Outpost is hosting its first Speak Cheesy Happy Hour which will include free grilled cheese sandwich’s and cold beers for you and your friends. They’ll be ...
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland

Join the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) and Off the Grid on 10th Street every Friday for a family-friendly take on a festive night market. Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak café pop-up. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, extended OMCA Store hours, family-friendly ...

2016 German Oktoberfest “Free Jugs” Beer Party | Cafe Royale
2016 German Oktoberfest
Celebrate Oktoberfest with live music, German food and beers, and a lively ambiance at The Royale. Royale’s “Free Jugs” Oktoberfest Party Friday, September 30, 2016 | 6 pm The Royale | 800 Post Street San Francisco, CA FREE admission, but for a fee (in 2015 it was $40) you’ll get a keepsake stein and ...
Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, September 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Please note, the September Dance has been moved to the 5th Friday, September 30, so as not to conflict with the Berkeley Old Time Music Convention.
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, September 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...

Screen on the Green: Outdoor “Inside Out” Movie Night | Los Gatos
Friday, September 30 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Oak Meadow Park
Screen on the Green: Outdoor
Join the Los Gatos community at Oak Meadow Park for an evening of family fun and movie time on a giant 25′ inflatable movie screen featuring Inside Out. The Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad snack bar will be open from 6:30-8:30 pm selling snacks, beverages and BBQ favorites ...

Saturday, October 1

Re:Make 2016: 100+ Artisans, Free DIY Projects, DJ & Food Trucks | Fort Mason
Saturday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Fort Mason Center
Re:Make 2016: 100+ Artisans, Free DIY Projects, DJ & Food Trucks | Fort Mason
Ready for a creative day like no other? Join them (and thousands of others) at the Re:Make Festival 2016 to tap into your own creativity. Grab a bite to eat at the food trucks, snap a pic in one of our many photo booths, eat ...
Annie’s Annuals Fall Party: Funky Tunes, Free Munchies & Gardening Talks | East Bay
Saturday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Annie's Annuals & Perennials
Annie's Annuals Fall Party: Funky Tunes, Free Munchies & Gardening Talks | East Bay

The amazing Richmond nursery Annie’s Annuals is once again hosting their Fall Planting Party, so break out those dancing shoes and your garden party attire and get revved up for funky tunes, free munchies, free raffles, awesome face painting, garden talks, enlightening demos and more. ...

14th Annual Art, Jazz & Wine Festival | Pleasant Hill
Saturday, October 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Pleasant Hill
14th Annual Art, Jazz & Wine Festival | Pleasant Hill
Saturday, October 1, 2016 10am-6pm and Sunday, October 2, 2016 11am-5pm The Pleasant Hill Chamber’s Annual Art, Jazz & Wine Fest is Pleasant Hill’s premier event and takes place the first weekend in October. Presented in partnership with the City of Pleasant Hill and Downtown Pleasant ...
Day in the Park/Derby | City of Brisbane
Saturday, October 1 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Brisbane Community Park
Day in the Park/Derby | City of Brisbane
Taking place on the first Saturday in October every year, the Day in the Park/Brisbane Derby is, together, probably the most widely-attended annual Community event.  The day starts at approximately 8:00am with the Derby races down a hay bale-lined San Francisco Ave. alongside the Community ...
2016 Oaktoberfest Beer Festival | Oakland
Saturday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for beer and food, or purchase advance tickets.
| Dimond District (Oakland)
2016 Oaktoberfest Beer Festival | Oakland
Oaktoberfest celebrates the history, the flavors, and the people of the Bay Area with craft beer and food, entertainment, arts, and ecology. Oakland’s Dimond District continues a tradition as an entertainment destination, begun in the early 1900’s when Beer Gardens and German vacation resorts lined ...
2016 Oktoberfest: German Beers, Beer Contests & Live Music | Mountain View
Saturday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Steins Beer Garden
2016 Oktoberfest: German Beers, Beer Contests & Live Music | Mountain View

Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant, in partnership with Tied House and the Chamber of Commerce, is bringing an authentic German experience to Mountain View’s annual Oktoberfest celebration. The huge 7000 sq. ft. Oktoberfest beer tent will keep you shaded while you enjoy a variety of ...

Middle Eastern Food Festival | SF
Saturday, October 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
Middle Eastern Food Festival | SF
For the past 20 years Saint Nicholas Church has provided the San Francisco Bay Area at large entertainment during their two day annual Middle Eastern Food Festival. Their Middle Eastern Food festival showcases the different flavors of the Middle East. All food prepared is home made, fresh ...
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night: Addams Family | North Bay
Saturday, October 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Meetup and donations are accepted.
| Old Hamilton Theater Building
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night: Addams Family | North Bay
They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky. They’re altogether ooky, come and meet the Addams Family.
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland
Saturday, October 1 – 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 monthly shows happening every first and third Saturday of the month. Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy from some of the ...