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Friday, September 19

Seduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland
Friday, September 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 when you mention Funcheap at the door; otherwise, tickets are $10. 21+
| Bench And Bar
Seduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland

On September 19th, they kick off Folsom St. Fair weekend with a carnal array of burlesque, drag, live music, dance and circus performance featuring incredible performances by Magnoliah Black, Little Karma Bomb, La Chica Boom, Eva Rose, Fever Blister, Vixen Noir, Snatch Adams, Caramel Knowledge, and Dante DeMoan. Hosted …

Folsom Street Fair Party: Lusty Lady GoGos & $1 Kinky Treats | Oakland
Friday, September 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 before 11 pm /$7 after 11 pm
| One Fam
Folsom Street Fair Party: Lusty Lady GoGos & $1 Kinky Treats | Oakland

Club Fist is back and this month we are paying tribute to The Lusty Lady Peepshow with The Fistettes and Lusty Lady GoGo Dancers rocking the stage and MC Trinty Foxxx guiding you through the night on da mic.
Please Note: This party is not for mild/vanilla …

Win Tix: Singin’ & Pingin’: Berlin Style Ping Pong & Karaoke | Oakland
Friday, September 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Uptown Oakland
Singin' & Pingin': Berlin Style Ping Pong & Karaoke | Oakland

The San Francisco sensation returns to Oakland for the second time. On the big main stage is DJ Purple in his signature golden jumpsuit, blowing on his signature saxophone, alongside you — on the mic. On the dance floor, along with dancing, there’ll be two …

Saturday, September 20

2014 Greek Food Festival: Saturday | SF
2014 Greek Food Festival: Saturday | SF

Whether you dream of visiting the Acropolis in Athens, or swimming off the shores of sunny Mykonos, you can get a taste of Greece at Annunciation Cathedral’s own A Taste of Greece, the only Greek festival in San Francisco on September 19-21, 2014. Free when you print out a ...

Magic Meadow Fall Equinox Pagan Ritual | GG Park
Saturday, September 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Magic Meadow
Magic Meadow Fall Equinox Pagan Ritual | GG Park

Celebrate the time of balance, the time of harvest and thanks at the Fall Equinox ritual with the local pagan group, Reclaiming Bay Area, at 1 pm on Saturday, September 20, 2014.
Please bring food and/or non-alcohol drinks to share at post-ritual feast. Flowers and musical …

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF
Saturday, September 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF

For the 32nd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present The Taming of the Shrew, a feast of wit, outrageous clowning, and crazy plot twists in Renaissance-era Padua, Italy, as Kate and Petruchio meet, fight (a lot), and eventually negotiate their way through a “subversive and ...

Outdoor Movie Night: “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” | Oakland
Saturday, September 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
Outdoor Movie Night:

Join the New Parkway Theater and the rest of 24th Street as they host their first outdoor movie night. They’ll be showing the original “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” the family classic about a young boy who wins a tour through the most magnificent …

Opera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF
Saturday, September 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
Opera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF

Please note, this event will be held at The Rite Spot, not The Royale.

Final Free Outdoor Aerial Dance Performance Off 80-foot Wall | SF
Saturday, September 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Hastings
Final Free Outdoor Aerial Dance Performance Off 80-foot Wall | SF

Flyaway Productions aerial dance company brings their new, site-specific dance to the Tenderloin Neighborhood of SF. UC Hastings College of the Law has offered up its 80-foot wall to host the free performances on September 12-20, 2014. Multiple Mary and Invisible Jane brings attention to the older homeless women who inhabit our ...

2014 Folsom Street Fair Uniform Party & Free Shots | Lexington Club
2014 Folsom Street Fair Uniform Party & Free Shots | Lexington Club

Get down and dirty as the Lex teams up with Switch SF (Tuesday nights @Qbar) to bring you their exciting, free, annual Folsom St. Fair Uniform Party with DJs, dancers and even a free shot for anyone in a uniform or fetish gear.
Free entry, and free Mai …

Sunday, September 21

2014 “Art in Nature” Festival in the Woods | Oakland
Sunday, September 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Redwood Regional Park
2014

Stroll along the mile-long Stream Trail of Redwood Regional Park in Oakland, experience art in nature, and delve into the nature of art throughout 12 themed areas featuring music, dance, sculpture, painting, martial arts, poetry, body painting, circus arts, theater, visual arts, storytelling, arts & crafts, …

2014 Greek Food Festival: Sunday | SF
Sunday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission with coupon. Otherwise $5.
| Annunciation Cathedral
2014 Greek Food Festival: Sunday | SF

Whether you dream of visiting the Acropolis in Athens, or swimming off the shores of sunny Mykonos, you can get a taste of Greece at Annunciation Cathedral’s own A Taste of Greece, the only Greek festival in San Francisco on September 19-21, 2014. Free when you print out a ...

2014 All You Can Dance for Just $5 | SoMa
Sunday, September 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Alonzo King Lines Ballet
2014 All You Can Dance for Just $5 | SoMa

Enjoy bite-sized samples from a range of dance classes for just $5 at Alonzo King Lines Ballet from 1-5 pm on Sunday, September 21, 2014.
Never tried a ballet class? Want to get a taste of tango? Thinking about doing it Bollywood style? These classes, plus Classical Chinese, …

Free Acting Class Day: Fall Sampler | Berkeley Rep
Sunday, September 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Free Acting Class Day: Fall Sampler | Berkeley Rep

The Berkeley Rep School of Theatre is offering another opportunity to sample a selection of fall classes for free from 1-3 pm on Sunday, September 21, 2014.
The Sunday Sampler is free and open to youth, teens, adults, and families. Participants may sample three to four …

55% Off: Craft Spirits Carnival 2014 | Unlimited Tastings & Sideshow
55% Off: Craft Spirits Carnival 2014 | Unlimited Tastings & Sideshow

Sample over 100 different brands of spirits and booze at the 2014 Craft Spirits Carnival  a huge festival at the Fort Mason Center on September 20-21.
And Funcheap has an exclusive code for you to get your tickets for 55% off tickets.

Try and Buy over 100 …

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF
Sunday, September 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF

For the 32nd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present The Taming of the Shrew, a feast of wit, outrageous clowning, and crazy plot twists in Renaissance-era Padua, Italy, as Kate and Petruchio meet, fight (a lot), and eventually negotiate their way through a “subversive and ...

Win Tix: 2014 San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival | Unlimited Tastings
2014 San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival | Unlimited Tastings

Come one, come all to the San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival at the Fort Mason Center on September 20-21, 2014. Try & Buy over 100 spirits brands of all tastes, shapes and sizes: Mezcal, Absinthe, Whiskey, Bourbon, Vodka, Tequila, Grappa … too many to list, plus …

Destiny’s Child Flash Mob Dance Class | SF
Sunday, September 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $6 | LEVYstudio
Destiny's Child Flash Mob Dance Class | SF

You might not be ready for this jelly, but The Girl Groups Flash Mob is coming. Seven girl groups will be repping in one glorious, bootylicious hit-filled medley including En Vogue, Spice Girls, TLC, Salt-N-Pepa, Destiny’s Child, Pussycat Dolls and Danity Kane. The Flash Mob is ...

Kirtan Dance w/ Grammy Nominee Jai Uttal | Berkeley
Sunday, September 21 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with pre-registration or $10 at the door.
| Namaste Yoga
Kirtan Dance w/ Grammy Nominee Jai Uttal | Berkeley

Come dance, sing, sway, and mingle with your fellow Namaste yogis, teachers, staff, and friendly new faces as they open their doors to the entire East Bay community on September 21, 2014 to celebrate their 10 Year Anniversary with a celebration and Kirtan led by Grammy …

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, September 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...

Tuesday, September 23

English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley
Tuesday, September 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Morris Dance Practice Hall
English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley

Feeling a little sluggish? Need to get that blood pumping? Secretly enjoy live fiddle and accordion music? Come join the basics of Morris dancing at the annual free workshop series in Berkeley starting on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 and continuing for four weeks (with a one-week break ...

Wednesday, September 24

Swing In The Square: Free Concert & Dance Lessons | Union Square
Wednesday, September 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Swing In The Square: Free Concert & Dance Lessons | Union Square

Swing in the Square is a swinging live concert and dance series taking place every fourth Wednesday from May to September from 6-8 pm. Arrive early for free introductory dance lessons by professional dance instructors and stay for the open dance floor during the band’s live ...

Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, September 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15
| Cyprian’s
Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF

Come have fun and exercise your imagination and creativity at a monthly improv class happening on the last Wednesday of the month at the Turk and Lyon Community Center inside St. Cyprian’s. Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15 Whether you are a veteran or ...

Friday, September 26

Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demos, hands-on art activities, ...

“Under the Influence” Reading Performance Series | North Beach
Friday, September 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation to support the venue. Nobody turned away for lack of funds
| The Emerald Tablet

The Emerald Tablet in North Beach hosts a homegrown reading performance series, Under the Influence, co-created and hosted with Quiet Lightning‘s Evan Karp. Four artists read works by some of their major influences, followed by original work performances created for the show that channels that ...