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Saturday, September 30

Mission to Presidio 2017: History Hike, Dinner & Campfire | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Mission Dolores
Mission to Presidio 2017: History Hike, Dinner & Campfire | SF
The Presidio’s Park Rangers and Mission Dolores’ Ohlone friends invite you along on a day of exploring San Francisco’s cultural past. Beginning in the Mission District, hike back in time along the old mission road and learn a little history as you follow the path from ...
Come Together in the Bayview: Wu Yee’s 40th Anniversary Celebration | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House
Come Together in the Bayview: Wu Yee's 40th Anniversary Celebration | SF
Join Wu Yee Children’s Services in celebrating its 40th Anniversary at a free community event at the newly remodeled Bayview Opera House. The event includes community resources, performances from Chinatown soul band, Jest Jammin, and child-friendly musician, Mr. Rado, a Fancy Photo Booth with customized props, food, and fun family entertainment ...

2017 Salsa Festival: Tastings & Salsa Dancing | Redwood City
Saturday, September 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there will be fees for tasting.
| Courthouse Square
2017 Salsa Festival: Tastings & Salsa Dancing | Redwood City
Redwood City is fired up for its 10th annual Salsa Festival, on Saturday, September 30th, 2017 from noon until 8 pm. The city is going to be sizzling with a fun-filled day of tongue-tingling salsa, great activities, music, entertainment, dancing, food, beverages, and a wonderful time for ...
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting with Stella Parks | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, September 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting with Stella Parks | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, followed by a book signing at Sur La Table in the Ferry Building Marketplace. From One-Bowl Devil’s Food Layer Cake to a flawless Cherry Pie that’s crisp ...
Autumn Moon Festival Bánh Mì Eating Contest | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Larkin St (between Eliis & Eddy)
Autumn Moon Festival Bánh Mì Eating Contest | SF
Come join the 2nd Annual Larkin Street: Autumn Moon Festival on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The festival will take over Larkin between Ellis and Eddy and feature activities for the whole family. 2nd Annual Larkin Street Autumn Moon Festival Saturday, September 30, 2017 | noon to 4 pm Larkin between ...
Double Rock 2017 “This Is It” Reunion: Free Food, Ball Games & Domino Tournament | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Gilman Park
Double Rock 2017
Come and celebrate the end of an era, the closing of a place they called home “Double Rock”. This will be a time to share their lasting memories, good and bad, it’s what made them the strong people they are. They will have free food and ...
2017 Black Tie Beach Party | Ocean Beach
Saturday, September 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach Parking Lot
2017 Black Tie Beach Party | Ocean Beach
Fight the bitter cold summers of SF by throwing on your classiest outfit and spending a fun afternoon at Ocean Beach from 1-9 pm on Saturday, September 30, 2017, on this year’s theme ‘Party through the Decades’. Bust out that fabulous 90’s prom dress/tux from ...
Bayview’s Brand New Mini-Golf Course | SF
Bayview's Brand New Mini-Golf Course | SF
In conjunction with the Shipyard Trust for the Arts, NOW Hunters Point is pleased to announce the opening of Putt-Putt Art n’ Stuff. Join them, at the Hunters Point Shoreline, as they put through a maze of Bayview themed, artist-created mini-golf obstacles. The event looks to be ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2017: “Hamlet” | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2017:

For the 35th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

Revolutions Series: Second Hand Sounds with DJ Guillermo | Amoeba SF
Saturday, September 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Revolutions Series: Second Hand Sounds with DJ Guillermo | Amoeba SF
Join them on Saturday, September 30th at 2 pm as they welcome DJ Guillermo of SF’s Sweater Funk crew and his one of a kind “Second Hand Sounds” set to Revolutions. Maestro Guillermo has curated a set of vinyl-only treasures from the Amoeba vaults and they’re ...
Forbidden Island’s 12th Annual Parking Lot Sale | Alameda
Saturday, September 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge
Forbidden Island's 12th Annual Parking Lot Sale | Alameda

The most anticipated event of the year is here. Featuring the largest assortment of vintage collectibles, mid-century decor, classic artwork, ceramics, and retro-fashions this side of paradise. Due to popular demand, it’s a two-day event this year. Sept 30th and Oct 1st from 2 pm to ...

Egyptian Street Food Tasting | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Bay Branch Library
Egyptian Street Food Tasting  | SF
Come celebrate the heart and soul of Egypt. Join San Francisco chef, and restaurant owner, Sausan, to learn more about Egyptian street food. Sausan will prepare and share three dishes: Mulukhia (leafy vegetable broth or stew), Fuul (cooked fava beans), and Kushary (comforting bowl of ...
“Bachata” Takeover by the Lake | Lake Merritt
Saturday, September 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Pergola
They are back. Come and join a bachata beginners class from 2-2:40 pm by Jhonatan and Daniela. After that, enjoy socials by dancing until 6 pm. Special DJs: Dj Alejandro Dj kriskros Dress comfortably and be ready for an afternoon of fun dancing to all your favorite Bachata songs, ...
2017 Film in the Fog: “The Iron Giant” Outdoor Movie | Presidio
Saturday, September 30 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post Theatre Lawn
2017 Film in the Fog:
Come to the 15th annual fall outdoor movie night, Film in the Fog, for a screening of “The Iron Giant,” organized by the Presidio Trust. 2017 Film in the Fog Saturday, September 30, 2017 | 5:30-9 pm Main Post, Presidio, San Francisco FREE 5:30 pm: Food from Off the Grid Bring a picnic ...
SF Art Commission’s “Grove Street” Window Art Parade | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SFAC Galleries
SF Art Commission's
Join the San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries (SFAC Galleries) for the final program at 155 Grove Street Window Installation Site. After 47 years of nearly continuous operation, the SFAC Galleries will conclude programming the Grove Street location in order to focus its resources on its ...
100 Thousand Poets For Change Poetry Readings | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Alley Cat Books
100 Thousand Poets For Change Poetry Readings | SF
100 Thousand Poets for Changes comes to Alley Cat Books with a full lineup of poets including Edward Foster, Daphne Gottlieb, Julie Lythcott-Haims, Melissa Ramos and more.
“The Iron Giant” Free Outdoor Oakland Movie Night | The New Parkway
Saturday, September 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
In this animated adaptation of Ted Hughes’ Cold War fable, a giant alien robot (Vin Diesel) crash-lands near the small town of Rockwell, Maine, in 1957. Exploring the area, a local 9-year-old boy, Hogarth, discovers the robot, and soon forms an unlikely friendship with him. ...
Balboa Park Movie Night: “Wreck-It Ralph” | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Balboa Park
Balboa Park Movie Night:
Come and join a free community showing of Wreck-It Ralph. Bring the family for an outdoor movie night at Balboa Park. Ride Muni or BART to get there. Bring a blanket or sit on the grass, you can also bring a picnic or snack on some free ...
Win Tix: Precita Eyes Muralists: 40th Anniversary Gala | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | GitHub
Precita Eyes Muralists celebrates 40 years of creating public art, inspiring young artists, and fostering collaboration and creativity in communities throughout San Francisco and beyond. Get ready for an evening of art, music, dance and magic. > Get Tickets – $50 – Save 50% using ...
World Premier: “The Legend of Pink” | Final Day
Saturday, September 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free tickets using discount code Funcheap when ordering online.
| Eureka Theatre
World Premier:

An exciting new play, a scintillating local story. The time is the late Twentieth Century, the place is the streets of West Oakland. Drug wars rage and the lovely transgender woman, Pink, does her best to bring a bit of beauty to the harsh environment. ...

Win Tix: Smuin Contemporary American Ballet’s Dance Series 01 | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Palace of Fine Arts
Dance Series 01 kicks off with Michael Smuin’s joyful tribute to Ol’ Blue Eyes, Fly Me to the Moon.This blend of ballet and popular dance is the embodiment of the smooth and stylish melodies that have inspired generations, including Sinatra’s renditions of “I’ve Got You ...
Win Tix: Brother-Sister Duo “Tennyson” | Great American Music Hall
Saturday, September 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
Tennyson is a brother-sister musical duo (Luke and Tess Pretty) from Canada. Since starting their journey from busking on the streets of Edmonton at the ages of 7 and 9 under the alias Luke & Tess. > Get Tickets – $17 Adv / $20 Door Tennyson have ...

Sunday, October 1

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, October 1 | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square

With more than 40 vendors, the Jack London Square Farmers Market offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options. The Jack London Square Farmers Market is operated by CUESA at Oakland’s Jack London Square on Sundays from 9 am to 2 pm, year ...

California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Chinatown & Hayes Valley
Sunday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Chinatown & Hayes Valley

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

2017 World Veg Festival | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 regular admission, $5 students and seniors.
| County Fair Building
2017 World Veg Festival | Golden Gate Park

The San Francisco Veg Society hosts the 18th annual World Veg Festival featuring an exciting lineup of speakers, cooking demos, exhibitors, entertainers and food vendors. SFVS is a non-profit and all-volunteer run organization whose mission is to promote a plant-based lifestyle for healthy, ethical & sustainable living. ...

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, October 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
$5 First Sundays | 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 ...

2017 Castro Street Fair | SF
Sunday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Castro & Market
2017 Castro Street Fair | SF
A huge daytime costume party, the Castro Street Fair is once again filling the streets of the Castro with several stages of entertainment, unique costumes, art and food. Bring a little of your inner freak to the festivities and experience a full day of live music, ...
2017 Autumn Moon Festival: Sunday | Chinatown
Sunday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2017 Autumn Moon Festival: Sunday | Chinatown

Celebrated in Asia for more than 1,000 years, the 27th Annual Autumn Moon Festival will be held in Chinatown over two days filled with arts and crafts booths, cultural exhibits, children’s activities, food and multiple parades along historic Grant Avenue between California Street and Columbus Avenue.  2017 Autumn Moon ...

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Excelsior
Sunday, October 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Excelsior Sunday Streets

Sunday Streets (March – October 2017) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yogis, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for ...

2nd Annual Little Italy Street Festival | San Jose
Sunday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Little Italy San Jose
2nd Annual Little Italy Street Festival | San Jose
Come and bring your family to the 2nd Annual Little Italy San Jose Street Festival on Sunday, October 1, 2017 where nearly 10,000 people attended last year. This year they will be expanding and closing down a 2nd street. Italian Tenor Pasquale Esposito will be honored ...