Friday, September 30
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2016: Friday | Golden Gate Park
10:30am Poor Man’s Whiskey & Cirkus Quirkus (Friday Morning Kids’ Program)
2:00pm Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas
3:10pm Dry Branch Fire Squad
4:25pm Hardly Strictly Guy: Terry & Jo Harvey Allen, Joe Ely, Jack Ingram & Steve Earle
5:45pm Dave Alvin’s Tribute to Merle Haggard & California Songwriters
Volunteer at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass | 2016
Want to be involved behind the scenes of one of San Francisco’s most amazing free events?
The 2016 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass music festival is one of the great gifts given to the city each year, and you can give back by choosing to volunteer for ...
Aventine’s 8th Anniversary Block Party | SF
Join Taverna Aventine in celebrating their eighth anniversary with a indoor/outdoor block party (actually it’s an “alley” party).
This indoor and outdoor event will include: beer-garden, music, food and fun games in Hotaling Alley. Enjoy both of our bars inside the Aventine with drinks and music.
Aventine 8th ...
2016 German Oktoberfest “Free Jugs” Beer Party | Cafe Royale
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 ...
Saturday, October 1
2016 PortFest: Free Boat Rides, Live Music & Tiki Bar | Redwood City
PortFest, an all-day waterfront festival, features free boat rides, waterfront tours, live music, food and drinks, arts and crafts, children’s activities, and more.
2016 Redwood City PortFest
Saturday, October 1, 2016 | 10 am to 3 pm
Port of Redwood City Waterfront
PortFest celebrates Redwood City’s working deepwater port and gives ...
21st Annual Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival | Berkeley
“Stand up for the Earth” at the 21st annual Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival at Berkeley’s Civic Center Park.
2016 Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival
Saturday, October 1, 2016 | Noon to 4:30 pm (10 am: Strawberry Creek Walk)
Civic Center Park (MLK Jr. Way at Center Street, Berkeley)
10 am: Strawberry Creek Walk meets ...
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
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 1900s when Beer Gardens and German vacation resorts lined ...
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2016: Saturday | Golden Gate Park
11:00am Elephant Revival
12:10pm Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands
1:25pm Mary Chapin Carpenter
2:45pm The Time Jumpers Featuring: Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, Ranger Doug Green and Paul Franklin
4:15pm Dave Rawlings Machine
5:45pm Steve Earle & The Dukes
11:00am The Go To Hell Man Clan
12:15pm Buddy Miller’s Cavalcade ...
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 ...
Arts Month Kick-Off Celebration: Song, Dance, Poetry & Acting | El Cerrito
Here are highlights of the program, packed with local artists and arts organizations:
Cast members from this fall’s CCCT production will sing a medley of beloved songs from the classic Lerner and Loewe musical.
Ah-Lan teaches Chinese dance, ballet, and modern dance in El Cerrito and Albany. ...
Lake Merrit Music Festival 2016: Party at the Lake | Oakland
Nothing says Oakland like a party at the lake. Bay Area legends Chuy Gomez and Mind Motion lead the way for this family friendly day of music, activities and art.
Come hang, soak up some sun and enjoy guests sets from some of their favorite Bay ...
The East Bay Bonfire of Reflection | Oakland
Join them at the East Bay Bonfire of Reflection® this Saturday evening, October 1, 2016, at their Oakland hills location.
Please bring food and drinks for yourself and some to share. Also bring many friends, your miracle stories, and musical instruments. They will provide chocolate, Kosher marshmallows and crackers ...
Sunday, October 2
Gamble Garden Free Community Day | Palo Alto
Join in for a fall day filled with fun children’s activities, a gorgeous plant sale, horticultural resources, displays, garden demonstrations, food, entertainment, and of course…digging for worms.
This event is free of charge and is open to the community. Everyone is welcome. Throughout the day, neighbors, ...
1st Annual Oakland Nature Festival | Oakland
Join them in the heart of Oakland for a celebration of cultural and biological diversity at Lake Merritt, the nation’s first wildlife refuge.
Enjoy nature workshops, live animals, local merchants and artists, environmental groups, community organizations, and kids activities. They’ll also have fabulous guest speakers, nature ...
2016 Filipino-American History Celebration | Asian Art Museum
It’s that time of year again, when the museum gears up for its annual Filipino American History Month Celebration. This year’s theme of “Movement” focuses on the traditions of dance, martial arts, word and art of the Philippines.
Celebrate Filipino American history and culture at the ...
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2016: Sunday | Golden Gate Park
2016 brings San Francisco the 16th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, one of the largest, free-est and beloved music festivals in the country. Be one of over 750,000 attendees over the three-day musical extravaganza in beautiful Golden Gate Park. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2016 Three days, seven stages, over ...
Monday, October 3
Bonfire of Reflection | SF
Join them at the San Francisco Bonfire of Reflection® on Monday, October 3, 2015, at Ocean Beach near Fulton. They will start gathering at 5 p.m. The Bonfire of Reflection will begin at 7:00 pm, right after Tashlique concludes.
Please bring food and drinks for yourself and some to ...
Wednesday, October 5
2016 Fleet Week Celebration: Navy Brass Band Concert | SF
Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. 35th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week October 3 – 10, 2016 San Francisco FREE ...
Thursday, October 6
Fleet Week 2016 | Blue Angels Arrival & Practice
Although it’s not the full airshow later in the week, you should be able to look up into the sky on Thursday and see the Blue Angels buzzing the city and over the waterfront doing their annual Survey Flights of San Francisco.
Blue Angels Survey Flights: 1-5 pm