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Thursday, February 5

Polo Ralph Lauren Valentine’s Fashion & Gadget Night | SF
Thursday, February 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Macy's (Union Square)
Polo Ralph Lauren Valentine's Fashion & Gadget Night | SF

Join Macy’s, Polo Ralph Lauren, Wired, and fashion blogger, Crystalin Marie for cocktails as Crystalin presents her take on modern dating with looks and gift picks from Polo’s Spring ’15 collection.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Come check out the latest tech gadgets from Wired and enter for a …

Open Late on Larkin: Valentine’s Edition | Trendyloin
Thursday, February 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, plus all locations are BYOB.
| Larkin & Geary
Open Late on Larkin: Valentine's Edition | Trendyloin

In the first installment of what the organizers hope to make a monthly event, the new shops on Larkin are keeping their doors open late to offer you some Valentine goods.
San Francycle will be releasing a limited edition shirt, Strand Barber & Beauty will be …

Friday, February 6

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, February 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

Saturday, February 7

BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF
BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF

Join the BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza with over 2,000 dresses, tops, bandage skirts, cashmere, or find the perfect cocktail dress for Valentine’s Day -  with sizes 0-12, all up to 70% off (with an additional 10% if you pay cash).
BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza
Saturday, February 7, 2015 | 10 …

Saturday, February 14

$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, February 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| SF Library Treat Ave. Donation Center
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco Public Library hosts $1 book sales at the Treat Avenue Donation Center every second Saturday of the month. All books are just $1 or less each and all proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library.

Thursday, February 19

Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland
Thursday, February 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue
Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland

At the Piedmont Avenue Stroll you can expect to see a variety of art mediums, enjoy entertainment, and sample refreshments with many businesses showcasing hand-picked local artists and designers. The monthly event was voted Best Art Walk That’s Not Art Murmur in 2012 by the East ...

Saturday, February 21

“Swap-O-Rama-Rama” DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland
Saturday, February 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | American Steel Studios

Swap-O-Rama-Rama is a nonprofit community clothing swap with a do-it-yourself workshop in which attendees explore the process of reuse and collective creativity together. Every third Saturday of the month (except for May when they’re at the Maker Faire), they host a meetup where they encourage beginners to experts alike to ...

Sunday, February 22

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, February 22 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly open-air flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers, makers, bakers, and more plus outdoor exhibits, scavenger hunts, and gourmet food trucks. The two-day flea market, which takes place the last weekend of every ...

Friday, March 6

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, March 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

Saturday, March 14

$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, March 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| SF Library Treat Ave. Donation Center
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco Public Library hosts $1 book sales at the Treat Avenue Donation Center every second Saturday of the month. All books are just $1 or less each and all proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library.

Saturday, March 21

“Swap-O-Rama-Rama” DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland
Saturday, March 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | American Steel Studios

Swap-O-Rama-Rama is a nonprofit community clothing swap with a do-it-yourself workshop in which attendees explore the process of reuse and collective creativity together. Every third Saturday of the month (except for May when they’re at the Maker Faire), they host a meetup where they encourage beginners to experts alike to ...

Sunday, March 29

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, March 29 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly open-air flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers, makers, bakers, and more plus outdoor exhibits, scavenger hunts, and gourmet food trucks. The two-day flea market, which takes place the last weekend of every ...

Saturday, April 11

$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| SF Library Treat Ave. Donation Center
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco Public Library hosts $1 book sales at the Treat Avenue Donation Center every second Saturday of the month. All books are just $1 or less each and all proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library.

Saturday, August 1

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. There are over a million items for sale. Enjoy free admission.

Sunday, August 2

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. There are over a million items for sale. Enjoy free admission.