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Friday, September 4

Sandcastle Building 101 Class | RSVP Deadline
Friday, September 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. The class takes place on September 4, 2015.
| Ocean Beach (Sloat)
Sandcastle Building 101 Class | RSVP Deadline
September 4, 2015 is your last chance to RSVP for the Sandcastle Building 101 Class taking place from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday, September 12, 2015. Free class on September 12, but an RSVP is required by September 4, 2015. Presented by the AIA and Leap, Sandcastle 101 ...
Finale Fashion Show w/ Project Runway Special Guest | SF
Friday, September 4 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Bespoke
Finale Fashion Show w/ Project Runway Special Guest | SF

Come to Bespoke at Westfield San Francisco Centre each Friday throughout the month of August to meet Project Runway Season 14 designer Jake Wall of JAKE beginning Aug. 7 through Sept 4, for an exclusive Q&A interview following the airing of each new Project Runway episode. ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, September 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, artist ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, September 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus ...

Friday Nights at the de Young: Abstract Expressionism & Musica Expressionista | SF
Friday Nights at the de Young: Abstract Expressionism & Musica Expressionista | SF
Friday Nights at the de Young are after-hours art happenings that include a mix of live music, dance and theater performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demonstrations, hands-on art activities, and exhibition tours. Local artists conduct drop-in workshops, debut new commissions, display their art ...
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, September 4 – 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 | Oakland
Friday, September 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club
First Friday Follies Burlesque | 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 ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, September 4 – 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 ...

Papa Doo Run Run: Free Beach Concert | Santa Cruz
Friday, September 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Papa Doo Run Run: Free Beach Concert | Santa Cruz
Papa Doo Run Run September 4, 2015 Papa Doo Run Run returns to the Boardwalk to perform tunes from the Beach Boys, Jan & Dean, and other beach party favorites. Formed in Cupertino in 1965, the group has toured and recorded with the Beach Boys, and from 1975 ...
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, September 4 – 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 ...

ICA Live: Experimental Performance Art Series | San Jose
Friday, September 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
ICA Live: Experimental Performance Art Series | San Jose
On Friday, September 4, ICA Live! will present two showings of Niki Ulehla’s marionette performance piece George Travels to the Afterlife. Presented with minimal staging to experimental music, the performance follows the story of America’s Founding Father as he crosses the River Styx and confronts ...
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, September 4 – 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 ...

Live Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF
Friday, September 4 – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Stagewerx Theatre
Live Comedy Show:

EndGames Improv brings you Your F!#&ed Up Relationship, a funny improv show happening every Friday night at 10:30 pm. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your real, honest relationship stories will be the grist for the comedy mill. That sounds awful. But it’s basically true. It’s ...

Saturday, September 5

How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7
Saturday, September 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Temporary Transbay Terminal
How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7

There will be no BART train service between San Francisco and East Bay on September 5-7, 2015. BART will close the West Oakland Station and will not run trains between West Oakland and Embarcadero stations during Labor Day weekend while they repair a critical section ...

Free Fishing Day 2015 | SF
Saturday, September 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier Seven
Free Fishing Day 2015 | 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 ...

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 ...

Library Fantasy Football League | Santa Clara
Library Fantasy Football League | Santa Clara
Join the Library’s first Fantasy Football League. Win awesome prizes like signed items, NFL gear, and gift cards. You must attend the Live Draft on September 5th to be eligible for prizes. Lunch provided to all League participants.. All of this for free! Libraries – we be doing it ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | The Presidio
Saturday, September 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Main Post Lawn
Free Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | The Presidio

For the 33rd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present the first production of Romeo and Juliet since 1992, celebrating Shakespeare’s remarkable genre-defying play which soars to the heights of romantic comedy before plunging into heartbreak. While the doomed lovers will always be remembered for their ...

Shakespeare’s “King Lear”: Theatre in the Park | Berkeley
Saturday, September 5 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Hinkel Park
Shakespeare's

Actors Ensemble with Berkeley’s Inferno Theatre present William Shakespeare’s “King Lear.” Adapted and directed by Giulio Cesare Perrone, this ensemble production condenses and intensifies this seminal family tragedy with striking visuals, physicality and live music. 2015 Performance Dates All performances start at 4 pm Saturday and Sunday, August 22nd ...

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland
Saturday, September 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | It's Your Move Game Store
  Featuring the comedic stylings of: Chicago’s Finest: Irene Tu San Francisco Staple: Paco Romaine Bay Area babby Boy: Kevin Renner The headliner  of the show is Oakland Hometown hero: Joey Devine And as always, the boys of Critical Hit, Dash Kwiatkowski, Erik Krasner, and Hayden Greif-Neill
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, September 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...

Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight
Saturday, September 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
| Underground SF
Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight

Push The Feeling is monthly dance party happening every first Saturday at Underground SF (424 Haight St.) in the Lower Haight. Resident DJs YR Skull and epicsauce invite local and out-of-town guest DJs to their decks every month. The party is typically free before 10 pm with an RSVP, ...

Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa
Saturday, September 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Madrone Art Bar
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa

Pay tribute to both the King of Pop and the Purple One every first Saturday of the month at the Madrone Art Bar’s “The Prince and Michael Experience,” which celebrates their work with a healthy dose of competition as fans go head-to-head on the dance ...

Free A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland
Saturday, September 5 – 9:05 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A's Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game starts, whether the A’s win or lose. There’s no need to pay ...

Sunday, September 6

How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7
Sunday, September 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Temporary Transbay Terminal
How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7

There will be no BART train service between San Francisco and East Bay on September 5-7, 2015. BART will close the West Oakland Station and will not run trains between West Oakland and Embarcadero stations during Labor Day weekend while they repair a critical section ...

Free Ashtanga Vinyasa Morning Yoga Flow | SF
Sunday, September 6 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| 640 STANYAN STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94117
Free Ashtanga Vinyasa Morning Yoga Flow | SF

Primary Series Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga , flowing through breath and sequence of postures that uplifts and energizes the mind, body and spirit. Come and unroll your mat to an invigorating practice that jumpstarts your Sunday. All levels welcome. Bring your yoga mat, face towel, water and your positive ...

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, September 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 17,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Normally $12, the museum offers free admission every first Sunday the month. Please ...

Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, September 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

Asian American Orchestra | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Sunday, September 6 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Asian American Orchestra | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the atomic devastation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 1945: A Year of Infamy is an epic new work by percussionist/composer Dr. Anthony Brown and his Grammy-nominated Asian American Orchestra. Combining traditional Asian instruments and forms with the improvisational ethic and sonorities ...