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Thursday, September 4

Win Tix: Popscene 2004: Millenium DJ Dance Party | SF
Thursday, September 4 – 10:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $5 before 10:30 pm / $10 after.
| Rickshaw Stop
Popscene 2004: Millenium DJ Dance Party | SF

Popscene is throwing a resident DJ only dance party featuring indie millennium sounds of Ladytron, Goldfrapp, the Rapture, Hot Hot Heat, Interpol, the Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, MGMT, Fischerspooner, the White Stripes, and other electroclash/2000s indie stuff you may have forgotten.
Aaron Axelsen, Popscene DJ and Live 105 Music …

Friday, September 5

Free Dance Performance: “The Luminous Edge” | City Hall Rotunda
Friday, September 5 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Free Dance Performance:

On Friday, September 5, the Rotunda Dance Series will present Garrett + Moulton Productions in a special preview performance of excerpts of The Luminous Edge, a new dance theater work exploring moments of grace and transcendence, which will premiere at the Yerba Buena Center for …

“Hobnobbing with Gobs of Snobs” History Walking Tour | Nob Hill

“Hobnobbing with Gobs of Snobs” is a history walking tour that examines the stinkin’ rich and dirty money that built Nob Hill. That’s right: San Francisco’s cleanest neighborhood is also her dirtiest.
FootTours are giving two free “dress rehearsals” of this 2-hour tour: Friday and Saturday, September 5 …

“Friday Night Market”: Grand Opening Summer Evening Festival | UN Plaza
Friday, September 5 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission. Bring cash for food, drinks and shopping
| UN Plaza

For the Grand Opening of the new Friday Night Market on September 5th, expect UN Plaza to be filled with food trucks, vendors, a music stage and beer garden. 
Food trucks
range from dinner to dessert

WhipOut!
Hongry Kong
Frozen Kuhsterd
Keep Rolling
Sunrise Deli
Curry Up Now
Manna Japanese comfort food
Kasa Indian Eatery
Kenny’s …

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, September 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 30 food trucks and street food carts in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party. And it’s California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-11 pm ...

30-Member Leonard Cohen A Capella Choir & Art Installations | de Young
30-Member Leonard Cohen A Capella Choir & Art Installations | de Young

Soundwave creates a modernist event with works that explore water, our most important natural resource.
6:30–7 pm & 8–8:30 pm - Live Music by Conspiracy of Beards - Wilsey Court
The unique 30-member all-male choir Conspiracy of Beards performs water-inspired songs of legendary poet and songwriter Leonard Cohen (b. …

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, September 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open to the public from 6-9 pm. Additionally Telegraph above Grand and below 27th is closed ...

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, September 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...

First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland
Friday, September 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club
First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland

You had us at “burlesque” and “creepy puppets.” As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free ...

Bernal Heights “Film Crawl on Cortland” 2014 | SF
Friday, September 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bernal Heights
Bernal Heights

Cortland Avenue is home to the 5th Annual Friday Night Film Crawl that winds its way through six venues spread across the commercial corridor of Bernal Heights.
The Film Crawl sites present short screenings that run throughout the evening, requiring the audience to walk to multiple …

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, September 5 – 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 ...

Win Tix: Michael Franti Live Acoustic Set & Eco Film VIP Access | Oakland
Michael Franti Live Acoustic Set & Eco Film VIP Access | Oakland

Come to the Bay Area premiere of “The Future of Energy” film as part of Oakland’s First Friday/Art Murmur Events with a special live acoustic set by Michael Franti.
The evening will be hosted by Pandora Thomas, an environmental educator, who is featured in the film. After …

Free RAWdance Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, September 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Free RAWdance Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens

Ryan T. Smith and Wendy Rein formed RAWdance to expose the intimate core of our relationships and identities. The company makes technical, athletic works driven by human interactions and presents them in unexpected public spaces as well as the theater. RAWdance was awarded a 2014 …

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, September 5 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held ...

“Chicago” Outdoor Sing-Along Movie Night & Costume Party | Jack London Sq
Friday, September 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Show up in costume and enjoy an evening of song, dance and cult movie classics on the waterfront with free outdoor screenings of popular musicals, as part of Jack London Square’s Sing-along Cinemas. This lively film series will screen fan favorites on special evenings at sundown. ...

Film Night in the Park: “The Fifth Element” | Marin
Friday, September 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| San Anselmo Creek Park
Film Night in the Park:

Every summer Film Night in the Park puts on free outdoor movies in parks throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and projected on a giant outdoor screen. Arrive early, spread out a blanket, and picnic ...

First Friday Concert Series | Oakland
Friday, September 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
First Friday Concert Series | Oakland

Every First Friday after Art Murmur in Oakland, The Uptown holds a free concert featuring local musicians and beyond covering indie rock, electronica, hip hop and everything in between. There is no cover, doors open at 6 pm and the show starts at 9 pm.

2014 Mission Creek Oakland Music & Arts Festival Kickoff | The Uptown
Friday, September 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Uptown Oakland
2014 Mission Creek Oakland Music & Arts Festival Kickoff | The Uptown

6th Annual Mission Creek Oakland Opening Party will take place at The Uptown on First Friday September 5, 2014.
Music Lineup:

The Sam Chase – kick-ass folk
Rin Tin Tiger – alt folk
T.V. Mike and the Scarecrowes – reefer country
The Heather Jovanelli Band

Saturday, September 6

2014 “Pier to Pier” History Walk & Festival | SF
Saturday, September 6 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Maritime Museum
2014

The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is kicking off its First Annual “Pier to Pier” Walk & Festival from 8 am to noon on Saturday, September 6, 2014. 
Ranger-led walk begins 9:30 am. Meet behind the Maritime Museum, 890 Beach Street, at the water’s edge.
Stroll through …

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

Free Fishing Day 2014 | SF
Saturday, September 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier Seven
Free Fishing Day 2014 | SF

Have you ever felt the excitement of watching your bobber suddenly jiggle, then dive out of sight? Or feel the tap-tap-tap of a bass as it tastes the worm on the end of your line? What’s that? You say you never learned to fish? Dept ...

43rd Annual Art & Wine Festival: Saturday | Mountain View
Saturday, September 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
43rd Annual Art & Wine Festival: Saturday | Mountain View

More than 200,000 arts lovers gather in Silicon Valley’s epicenter on Castro Street in Mountain View for this vibrant multicultural celebration. 43rd Mountain View Art & Wine Festival September 6-7, 2014 | 10 am to 6 pm Castro Street, Mountain View FREE The two-day festival ...

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Dolphin Tale 2″ | SF
Saturday, September 6 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Metreon 16 (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Dolphin Tale 2,” the sequel to the 2011 film based on a true story of a boy’s efforts to save an injured dolphin.
Free Film Screening: Dolphin Tale 2
September 6, 2014 | 10:30 am
Secret Movie Theater Location in San …

2014 Autumn Moon Festival: Saturday | Chinatown
Saturday, September 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2014 Autumn Moon Festival: Saturday | Chinatown

Celebrated in Asia for more than 1,000 years, the 24th Annual Autumn Moon Festival will be held in Chinatown on September 6-7, 2014. For two days, historic Grant Avenue will be filled with arts and crafts booths, cultural exhibits, children’s activities, food, corporate sponsors, and multiple parades along ...

KOFY TV’s ’80s Dance Party: Halloween Costume Bash | SF
Saturday, September 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | KOFY TV Studio
KOFY TV's '80s Dance Party: Halloween Costume Bash | SF

For the 12 pm they’re bringing you haunted ghouls with all the best dance moves. The theme will be “Monster Mash Halloween Bash” featuring a spooky set-list of your favorite Halloween Dance tunes. For this taping they will only allow the first 75 people in …