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Thursday, September 21

2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Thursday
Thursday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Thursday

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all for $1-3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. The Big Book Sale is free ...

Atelier Emmanuel Grand Opening Free Beauty Workshops & Party | SF
Thursday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Atelier Emmanuel
Atelier Emmanuel Grand Opening Free Beauty Workshops & Party | SF
Atelier Emmanuel is a hair salon in San Francisco and they are opening their second location on Thursday, Sep 21st with free workshops for hair styling/basics. Live music, food, and other fun stuff will be provided. There are free workshops all day, but you need to ...

The Melt’s “National Cheeseburger Day” Celebration: 2-for-1 | Sept 18-21
Thursday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: $8.49 | The Melt (Market Street)
The Melt's
On National Cheeseburger Day (Sept. 18, 2017) The Melt is giving diners the chance to celebrate with an amazing cheeseburgers BOGO Deal. The Melt is offering a BOGO for #NationalCheeseburgerDay. Just show this event at the register to claim your Buy 1, Get 1 Free Offer anytime from ...
Camilo y los Robot Ninjas: Post-Latin Salsa-Core Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, September 21 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Camilo y los Robot Ninjas: Post-Latin Salsa-Core Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Oakland guitarist Camilo Landau belongs to an illustrious family of musicians, poets, activists and journalists. He came by his love of music via his uncle, guitarist and eight-time Grammy Award-nominated producer Greg Landau, who started teaching his 12-year-old nephew guitar and tres upon returning from ...
Jamming in the Park | 2017 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention
Thursday, September 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must email afternoon-jam@berkeleyoldtimemusic.org to find out the location.
| Secret Berkeley Location
Jamming in the Park | 2017 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention is a five day music festival featuring performances by local and national acts, several rollicking square dances, the illustrious stringband contest, workshops, and plenty of jamming, in venues throughout Berkeley. The convention is organized by folks who love old ...

Historic Theater in the City by the Bay Walking Tour | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tour is free, they pass out a donation envelope at the end of the tour if you choose to donate.
| Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Historic Theater in the City by the Bay Walking Tour | SF
Caruso, O’Neill, Booth, Lotta, Belasco, Ball, Tetrazzini, are just some of the few stars of the stage in San Francisco. Join their guide to learn the fascinating history of theater in the City by the Bay. Meet at the entrance to the Yerba Buena Center for ...
Rosh Hashanah Festival: Children’s Activities, Food & Live Music | Peninsula
Thursday, September 21 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hidden Villa Farm
Rosh Hashanah Festival: Children's Activities, Food & Live Music | Peninsula
The Palo Alto JCC invites you to an exciting afternoon of children’s activities, delicious food and lively entertainment. You’ll be together in nature, connect with the meaning of the holiday, enjoy fun activities for children and adults and have a picnic. The picnic is a potluck; please ...
Rosh Hashanah at the Beach: Celebration w/ Jazz Mafia & Bagpipes | Ocean Beach
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Fulton)
Rosh Hashanah at the Beach: Celebration w/ Jazz Mafia & Bagpipes | Ocean Beach
Reset your system with a modern spin on a 600-year-old Rosh Hashanah ritual called tashlich to get rid of last year’s bad karma and start the new year off fresh. JCCSF and Reboot invite you to Ocean Beach for a brief, engaging ritual and joyful noise accompaniment ...
Oktoberfest 2017 Block Party | Financial Dist.
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry, but bring money for food & drinks.
| Cafe Prague
Oktoberfest 2017 Block Party | Financial Dist.
Embrace your inner German in celebration of Oktoberfest and a love of all things Bavarian. as Cafe Prague hosts its annual Oktoberfest Block Party in the Financial District (one block away from the Transamerica Pyramid). 2017 Oktoberfest Block Party Thursday, September 21, 2017 | 5-10 pm Cafe Prague, 424 Merchant Alley, ...
Civic Center Block Party & Free Roller Skating | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center Block Party & Free Roller Skating | SF
The third in a series of four evening events, The Commons on 3rd Thursday is September 21 from 5pm – 9pm.  The event is a free “block party” featuring live music on three stages, roller skating by the Church of 8 Wheels, food trucks, over-21 beverages, games such ...
2017 Downtown Redwood City Oktoberfest | Happy Hour Seating
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 Adv/$22 Door for Adults & $10 Adv/$15 Door for Kids
| Courthouse Square
2017 Downtown Redwood City Oktoberfest | Happy Hour Seating

For the fourth year, Redwood City celebrates Oktoberfest Downtown Redwood City, featuring a fabulous traditional German Oktoberfest setting with over 1,100 feet of “family style” bench seating; lots of fun and merriment; music; dancing; contests; cold beer and other beverages; food and more. Opening with ...

Free Movie Night: The Big Lebowski w/ Tacos & White Russians | Castro Theater
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Castro Theatre
Free Movie Night: The Big Lebowski w/ Tacos & White Russians | Castro Theater
Eaze invites you to remember the past, “Enjoy the Moment” and celebrate the future of marijuana with an epic happy hour and movie night at the historic Castro Theater in San Francisco on Thursday, September 21st. Show up at 5pm to enjoy a complimentary Happy Hour ...
Sunset Cinema: “The Big Sick” Outdoor Movie Night | Emeryville
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Greenway 31
Sunset Cinema:

Come and enjoy Sunset Cinema at Greenway 31, starting on Thursday, August 31 until October 26. Come early to enjoy a pre-movie happy hour with Novel Brewing plus the Bay Area Roller Derby team will be providing skate up beer service starting at 6 pm. Movies begin ...

Afro-Salsa Sound with Ricardo Lemvo | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Afro-Salsa Sound with Ricardo Lemvo | Yerba Buena Gardens
Raised by Angolan parents in Congo’s capital Kinshasa (when the country was known as Zaire), charismatic Los Angeles vocalist Ricardo Lemvo has honed an irresistibly grooving Afro-salsa sound, blending Congolese rumba and soukous with Cuban charanga and son. Belting out his original songs in Spanish, Portuguese, ...
Brain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Brain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Join NightLife for an ongoing event series that explores the brain and body with mind-expanding talks, cutting edge demos, and yoga sessions around the museum. Schedule of events: Sunset Salutations (Living Roof) 7:15 pm Do some Sun(Set) Salutations in a very special class taught by Mira Valeria. Underwater Yoga ...
Exploratorium After Dark “Field of View” | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark
Join us for artist and filmmaker Lynette Wallworth’s poetic virtual reality journey to the homeland of indigenous elder Nyarri Morgan and the Martu tribe in the remote Western Australian Pilbara desert. And learn how currently emerging technologies are contributing to the evolution of storytelling at ...
Yoga on the Plaza 2017 | Bay Club
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Donations are highly encouraged.
| Bay Club (Financial District)
Yoga on the Plaza 2017 | Bay Club

Celebrate National Yoga and Childhood Cancer Awareness Months with Bay Club by participating in an outdoor Sound Off yoga class each Thursday evening beginning September 7th through the end of the month (benefiting Team G Childhood Cancer Foundation). Come flow with Jennifer Keller as music ...

Dr. Martens Fall 2017 Tour: The Fresh & Onlys + Free Drinks | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Dr. Martens (Haight)
Dr. Martens Fall 2017 Tour: The Fresh & Onlys + Free Drinks | SF

With stops in LA, SF, Seattle, Boston, NYC and more, Dr. Martens’  Summer / Fall 2017 Tour gets you free all-ages access to some of your favorite bands and DJs— with exclusive live performances and hosted bars at their retail locations across the US including the ...

W Hotel “Women in Music” Series: Panel & Live Music | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| W Hotel (SF)
W Hotel
Join the W Hotel for the kickoff of W Tour Life. Mix, mingle, and get inspired during the “What She Said” panel with women in music, followed by a live performance by LJ Laboratory as they showcase tracks off their upcoming debut album. Free with RSVP What ...
Quick Draw SF: FAM Art Club | SoMa
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | F8
Quick Draw SF: FAM Art Club | SoMa
This month they’ve teamed with FAM Art Club because they love seeing what other Bay Area creatives are up to. FAM Collective will be at the featured table live drawing with them. This month they will have a merch-table selling featured artist originals, prints, zines, stickers, ...
Moroccan-Inspired Lanterns: Arts & Crafts Night | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Excelsior Branch Library
Moroccan-Inspired Lanterns: Arts & Crafts Night | SF
Create glass lanterns in the style of Moroccan geometric patterns. Please bring empty clean glass jars. Mason jars or pasta sauce jars will work fine. Join for an easy DIY and arts & craft projects on the third Thursday of most months. For adults. Advanced sign-up ...
Queer S@x Trivia: The S@x Toy Game | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Say you found them on Funcheap for a bonus pull from the prize bag.
| The Stud Bar
Queer S@x Trivia: The S@x Toy Game | SF
Join them for their monthly queer s@x pub quiz at SF’s historic (and worker-owned) queer bar, The Stud. September’s theme is S@x Toys, so you’ve been preparing for this game your whole adult life. Win free drinks and weird prizes for showing off your pervy nerd brain.
“Altered Barbie” Art Show: Poetry Night | Mission
Thursday, September 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are accepted.
| Back to the Picture

The annual Altered Barbie Exhibition is a creative re-use art show where people transform these icons into not-so-everyday art reflecting our current society. This quirky art show is back after a two year absence. The 2017 theme is Super Heroine & Hero so that the artistic people of San ...

“Temescal Street Flicks” Outdoor Homegrown Movie Night | Oakland
Thursday, September 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Kasper's Plaza

Temescal Street Flicks, an engaging outdoor film series every Thursday evening runs September 7 to 21, 2017 in the heart of Temescal at the weekly pop-up pedestrian plaza (Telegraph and 46th) in Oakland along with food and craft beer for purchase from Off the Grid. Rather than showing ...

Free Cobb’s Summer Comedy Night: September 2017 | SF
Free Cobb's Summer Comedy Night: September 2017 | SF

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome two nights of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often with credits like SF Sketchfest, NBC, Comedy Central ...

Friday, September 22

Friday Ocean Beach Plunge | SF
Friday, September 22 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach Fire Pits
Friday Ocean Beach Plunge | SF
The best thing to do before work on a Friday is to jump in the water and have breakfast on the beach. It would be great if you bought a bit of food, but more importantly: show up. Please note this event takes place at the ...
2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday
Friday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all for $1-3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. The Big Book Sale is free ...

YBCA Unveils “Dream”: Public Art Installation in Excelsior | SF
Friday, September 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Alemany Farmer’s Market
YBCA Unveils
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) announced today the upcoming unveiling of DREAM, a public art installation by visual artist Ana Teresa Fernández, commissioned by YBCA and co-sponsored by San Francisco Public Works. Facing San Francisco’s Excelsior District, the sculpture will serve as a ...
2017 San Francisco Greek Festival | SF
2017 San Francisco Greek Festival | 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. Souvlaki, Gyros, Moussaka, Spanokopita – all of your ...

2017 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention: Panel Discussion & Outdoor Jam | UC Berkeley
Friday, September 22 – 12:10 pm | Cost: FREE | Hertz Hall (UC Berkeley)
2017 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention: Panel Discussion & Outdoor Jam | UC Berkeley

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention is a five day music festival featuring performances by local and national acts, several rollicking square dances, the illustrious stringband contest, workshops, and plenty of jamming, in venues throughout Berkeley. The convention is organized by folks who love old ...