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Monday, September 1

2014 Begonia Festival: Fishing Derby & Boat Races | Capitola
Monday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Stockton Avenue (Capitola)
2014 Begonia Festival: Fishing Derby & Boat Races | Capitola

Begonia Festival Schedule | Monday, September 1, 2014

6 am to noon: Fishing Derby: Registration begins at 6 am near the end of the Capitola Wharf. Bring your own fishing poles. Open to all ages. Final Tally begins at 11 am.
11 am to 2 pm: Children’s Art …

Free Yoga Week | September & October 2014
Free Yoga Week | September & October 2014

September is National Yoga Month and if you’re a new student (or just new to a studio), you can get one free week of yoga during the month of September & October 2014. Register for a card that’s redeemable for one free week of yoga during the ...

Il Giro di San Francisco Bike Race | 2014
Monday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Levi's Plaza
Il Giro di San Francisco Bike Race | 2014

Il Giro di San Francisco (formerly the “San Francisco Gran Prix”) is an annual bike race around the streets of San Francisco that’s had competitors cruising around the city since 1975.
It’s free for spectators to come and watch.
Races begin at 8 am with the women’s …

Labor Day Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket
Labor Day Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket

If you’ve got a car in San Francisco, in addition to crazy high gas prices, you also have to worry about the insanely complex, nearly impossible to decipher conflicting parking signs and rules.
Thankfully on Labor Day 2014, the city of San Francisco is going to …

7 Different Free Guided Walking Tours: Labor Day | SF
Monday, September 1 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Japanese Tea Garden may require an additional charge.
| All Over San Francisco
7 Different Free Guided Walking Tours: Labor Day | SF

Looking for something to do on your day off on Labor Day, Monday, September 1, 2014?
San Francisco City Guides offers up daily, free guided walking tours of San Francisco. Be a tourist in your own city and learn a few bits of history you can …

2014 Pan African Family Reunion: Dancing, Music, Live Art & Free Food | Oakland
Monday, September 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mosswood Park
2014 Pan African Family Reunion: Dancing, Music, Live Art & Free Food | Oakland

The Afrocentric Oakland Crew invites all citizens of the African Diaspora to Mosswood Park for the annual Pan African Family Reunion, a free day of sunshine in the park with a great variety of music, live art, dancing, and games for adults and kids alike from 10 am to …

2014 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods: Labor Day | Woodside
Monday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kings Mountain Fire Station
2014 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods: Labor Day | Woodside

Why pay a fortune to see the art in Sausalito when you can visit the Kings Mountain Art Fair for free? It’s rated right up there in the ‘Top Five Fine Art Fairs of California’ by the Art Fair SourceBook, and it has a decidedly ...

Hiero Day 2014: Hip Hop Music Fest & Block Party | Oakland
Monday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required. Once free tickets are gone, they may request donations.
| Linden Street Brewery
Hiero Day 2014: Hip Hop Music Fest & Block Party | Oakland

Rock out on your Labor Day hip-hop style during the 3rd annual Hiero Day by celebrating at The Hieroglyphics‘ Hip Hop Music Festival and Block Party in downtown Oakland from 11 am to 6 pm on Monday, September 1, 2014.
The all day, all ages festival features a “Town Cup” Skateboard …

Labor Day 2014 Food Truck Picnic & Bottomless Mimosa Brunch | SoMa
Monday, September 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission, but bring cash for trucks and $12 if you want bottomless mimosas
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Labor Day 2014 Food Truck Picnic & Bottomless Mimosa Brunch | SoMa

Need a place to nosh to end the three-day weekend properly?
How about  Labor Day picnic on September 1, 2014 at SoMa StrEat Food Park with a full lineup of food trucks (including SF’s first dedicated brunch truck) plus a $12 bottomless mimosa deal from the …

2014 “Abbots Bromliad” Antler Dance | Oakland
Monday, September 1 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Joaquin Miller Park
2014

Join the California Revels in a day of  good music, dancing, and the largest celebration ever of the Abbots Bromley antler dance, The Abbots Bromliad on Labor Day Monday, September 1, 2014.
Every September, the dancers in Abbots Bromley, England take up the traditional horns for …

Free Labor Day Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park Band
Monday, September 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Labor Day Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park Band

On Monday , September 1, 2014 at 1 pm, The Golden Gate Park Band will present a wonderful concert of American and Patriotic music to celebrate Labor Day.
All will take place at the bandshell in the music concourse of Golden Gate Park – right near …

Free Labor Day Bash: Free BBQ & DJs | Hemlock Tavern
Monday, September 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hemlock Tavern
Free Labor Day Bash: Free BBQ & DJs | Hemlock Tavern

Head to the Hemlock for a free Labor Day Crucial BBQ on Monday, September 1, 2014.
The bar opens early at 1 pm for free BBQ (while supplies last) and a dance party with DJ Party Pablo and DJ Plastik Hassle on the decks.

Final Show of 2014: SF Mime Troupe Political Satire Play | Dolores Park
Monday, September 1 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Dolores Park
Final Show of 2014: SF Mime Troupe Political Satire Play | Dolores Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 55th season with more free, lively satire performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2014 production “Ripple Effect.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2014 Free political theater & music in parks all over the Bay ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF
Monday, September 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post Lawn
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 ...

Robot Dance Party on Labor Day | Dolores Park
Monday, September 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Robot Dance Party on Labor Day | Dolores Park

Do we really need to mention anything other than “robot dance party?” This awesomely groovy metallic robot plays music from six speakers in its chest for the merriment and bootie shaking of all. He’s danced at burning man, but his home is Dolores Park on ...

2014 Salsa Block Party: Dancing, Live Music & DJs | Berkeley
Monday, September 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a suggested $10 donation will help pay for expenses.
| Blake Street
2014 Salsa Block Party: Dancing, Live Music & DJs | Berkeley

Come shake it at the 6th Annual Blake Street Salsa Block Party, the original Berkeley salsa block party, with the Bay Area Salsa & Timba All Stars, plus DJ JuanLove, DJ Willi, and SambaFunk’s King Theo as Master of Ceremonies on Labor Day Monday.
2014 Blake …

12th Annual Cowgirlpalooza Patio Music Festival | El Rio
Monday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*Includes free BBQ
| El Rio
12th Annual Cowgirlpalooza Patio Music Festival | El Rio

Celebrate Labor Day with a full afternoon of folksy Americana for El Rio’s 12th annual Cowgirlpalooza on Monday, September 1, 2014.
Listen to some of the best local alt-country and dance outfits at this annual outdoor concert on El Rio’s back patio. Cover is $10, but you get …

“Queen of the Amazons”: Theatre in the Park | Berkeley
Monday, September 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Hinkel Park

Actors Ensemble and Inferno Theatre present “Penthesilea – Queen of the Amazons,” adapted and directed by Giulio Perrone from the classic play by Kleist, presented free in Berkeley’s John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre. Bring a picnic to this beautiful little park in the Berkeley hills. Penthesilea leads ...

“Attack of the Typewriters” Old School Letter-Writing Party | Make Out Room
Monday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room

“Vent your political angst with others at Attack of the Typewriters, a free monthly old-school letter-writing party that provides free typewriters, stamps, envelopes, and paper — everything you need to get your voice heard in the halls of power.”   SFIst Grab a drink and tell ...

Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob
Monday, September 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob

Do you think your bird can sing? If so, Joshua Raoul Brody (Tango Number 9) will give you and the Fab Four a piano-bar treatment at the Beatles-only karaoke night at The Royale, a neighborhood bar in the Tenderloin.

Tuesday, September 2

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, September 2 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum
de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. The museum was ...

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, September 2 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor
Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is $10 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission is free (special ...

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day
Tuesday, September 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more than 50 different countries. Opened ...

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, September 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of Craft and Design
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

Enjoy free admission to the Museum of Craft and Design on the first Tuesday of every month. After six years in Union Square and two years of pop-ups, the Museum of Craft & Design opened up their permanent location in the Dogpatch. Rather than featuring paintings or traditional ...

See’s Candies Tasting & History Talk | South SF
Tuesday, September 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | South SF Main Library
See's Candies Tasting & History Talk | South SF

See’s Candies will host a chocolate sampling and local history talk, sharing the story of the company in South San Francisco.
The event takes place at the South San Francisco Library from 6:30-7:30 pm on September 2, 2014.