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Saturday, September 10

Alameda Deals Day 2016 | 50+ Businesses w/ Freebies & Discounts
Saturday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Park Street (Alameda)
Alameda Deals Day 2016 | 50+ Businesses w/ Freebies & Discounts
The Park Street Business District in Alameda invites you to explore the shops and restaurants of Park Street while getting great deals as they celebrate Customer Appreciation Day from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Over 50 businesses join together to provide free giveaways, ...
2016 Mole & Mariachi Festival: Live Music & Mole Tasting | Santa Cruz
Saturday, September 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. $10 mole tasting kits available for purchase.
| Santa Cruz Mission Adobe
2016 Mole & Mariachi Festival: Live Music & Mole Tasting | Santa Cruz
Come to Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park for a day of mole tasting, a traditional Mexican sauce, sometimes made using chocolate, for festival-goers to sample. There will be live music, dance, activities for kids, craft vendors and more. Plus, you’ll get to vote for your favorite mole prepared ...

45th Annual Art & Wine Festival: Saturday | Mountain View
Saturday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
45th 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. 45th Mountain View Art & Wine Festival Saturday, September 10, 2016 | 11 am to 7 pm Sunday, September 11, 2016 | 10 am ...

2016 Black-Eyed Pea Festival: Live Music, Crafts Area & Food Fest | Oakland
Saturday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mosswood Park
2016 Black-Eyed Pea Festival: Live Music, Crafts Area & Food Fest | Oakland
The 3rd Annual Oakland Black-Eyed Pea Festival is a celebration of African and African American culture using a cherished foodway as its theme. Get a taste of tradition, and not just with black-eyed peas in various forms, from Hoppin’ John to salsa, but also in the form ...
4th Annual Kids Festival: Art, Music & Magic | McLaren Park
Saturday, September 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
4th Annual Kids Festival: Art, Music & Magic | McLaren Park
The 4th Annual Kids’ Festival – Features The Not-Its, JAM with Charity Kahn, plus magic shows and nature programs, There will be 4 Hours (11am- 3pm) of art, music, magic, science, hikes and dance and much more. Fun for the whole family to enjoy.
“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. Jack of All Trades Market Every Second Saturday | 11 am to 5 ...

First Air War Multimedia Symposium: Aviation in World War One | Laney College
Saturday, September 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Laney College
First Air War Multimedia Symposium: Aviation in World War One | Laney College
Join for the First Air War – a free opportunity to hear some great speakers, shop for books and aviation art, and check out models and exhibits. They will also have tabletop gaming and other aviation history groups present to talk with. Share with your friends ...
SamTrans 40th Anniversary Celebration: Live Music & Driving Demos | San Mateo
Saturday, September 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County Event Center
SamTrans 40th Anniversary Celebration: Live Music & Driving Demos | San Mateo
Come join them and help SamTrans celebrate four decades of bus service on the Peninsula. Families will be treated to live music, bus-driving skills demonstrations, a vintage bus display, memorabilia exhibit, speeches, children’s entertainment, food trucks, information on employment opportunities and free giveaways.
Free Workshop: Make Your Own Light-Up Alien | Mountain View
Saturday, September 10 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration is required.
| Mountain View Public Library
Free Workshop: Make Your Own Light-Up Alien | Mountain View
Make a wearable felt alien with light-up eyes. In this free workshop, you will learn to construct a working circuit, using a battery, conductive thread, and LEDs. Free, but an RSVP is required. All supplies provided; beginners welcome. Ages 16 and up for this detailed craft, please.
2016 Bluegrass Pickin’ Picnic in the Park | Golden Gate Park
2016 Bluegrass Pickin' Picnic in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Update: The Pickin’ Picnic was originally scheduled for May, but postponed due to sketchy weather. This event is re-scheduled to happen on September 10, 2016. Bring a blanket (and an instrument if you like) or just kick back and watch some of the Bay Area’s top bluegrass, country and ...
Fiery Performances, Food Trucks & Art Demos: The Crucible’s Open House | Oakland
Saturday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food & drinks.
| The Crucible
Fiery Performances, Food Trucks & Art Demos: The Crucible's Open House | Oakland
The Crucible industrial art school‘s open house, Tools to Table, is a celebration, demonstration and exploration of the tools and techniques of making, creating and consuming food, drink and flames. Admission is free and there will be discounts on Crucible art classes, and a Crucible-style picnic basket ...
21st Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival: Saturday | SF
Saturday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Chocolate samples require tickets.
| Ghirardelli Square
21st Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival: Saturday | SF

From vanilla beans to caramel fillings, indulge in it all at the 21st Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival. Come and experience Chocolate School, Chef Demonstrations, Ice Cream Eating Contests, chocolate vendors, and the popular Ghirardelli Chocolate Lounge. Over 50 vendors generously donate sample-sized portions of their products ...

10th American Indian Heritage Celebration | San Jose
Saturday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but parking is $5.
| Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
10th American Indian Heritage Celebration | San Jose
The American Indian Alliance presents the 10th American Indian Heritage Celebration, a day of Native American food, crafts, culture and traditions. 10th American Indian Heritage Celebration Saturday, September 10, 2016 | 12 pm Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Road, San Jose FREE The 10th American Indian Heritage Celebration featuring traditional Big Time, ...
Win Tix: 21st Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival | SF
Saturday, September 10 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Ghirardelli Square
It’s time for the 21st Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival held in Ghirardelli Square benefiting the non-profit Project Open Hand. Come and experience Chocolate School, Chef Demonstrations, Ice Cream Eating Contests, Chocolate Vendors, and the popular Chocolate & Wine Pavilion. > Get Tickets – $20 Chocolate Road Tasting ...
Las Cafeteras’ Contemporary Take On Traditional Afro-Mexican Grooves | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, September 10 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Las Cafeteras’ Contemporary Take On Traditional Afro-Mexican Grooves | Yerba Buena Gardens
Music builds community and communities create music, a fact exemplified by this thrilling double bill. Las Cafeteras came together when seven young men and women started taking free music classes at the Eastside Café, a bustling Chicano cultural center in northeast Los Angeles. What started as ...
Film Screening & Discussion: Caramel (2008) | SF
Saturday, September 10 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Valley Branch Library
Film Screening & Discussion: Caramel (2008) | SF

In recognition of the cultures and peoples stemming from the Middle East who reside here in the Bay Area, a wide variety of programs for all ages and exhibitions will be presented in August, September and October. Programs include lectures, films, cooking demonstrations, performances, music, ...

San Jose State First Football Game | Spartan Stadium
Saturday, September 10 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San José State University
San Jose State First Football Game | Spartan Stadium
SJSU invites you to their first football game on Saturday, September 10 at 1:30 pm. CommUniverCity is collaborating with Athletics, but it will not be like last year. This year, the game is open to the public.
The History and Art of Bellydancing | SF
Saturday, September 10 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | West Portal Library
The History and Art of Bellydancing | SF

In recognition of the cultures and peoples stemming from the Middle East who reside here in the Bay Area, a wide variety of programs for all ages and exhibitions will be presented in August, September and October. Programs include lectures, films, cooking demonstrations, performances, music, ...

Jazz & Jokes: Free Summer Stand-Up & Live Music | Emeryville
Saturday, September 10 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Jazz & Jokes: Free Summer Stand-Up & Live Music | Emeryville
Celebrate the end of the summer with fun, free entertainment at Jazz and Jokes, on Bay Street. Jazz & Jokes Saturday, September 10, 2016 | 2-7 pm Bay Street Emeryville FREE This special day will pack the Center Plaza with a festive line-up of live jazz from the bands Soul Progressions, Oakland ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter’s Tale | The Presidio
Saturday, September 10 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Main Post Lawn
Free Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter's Tale | The Presidio

For the 33rd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of The Winter’s Tale. Luminous and heartbreaking, tragic and gloriously funny, The Winter’s Tale is the crowning achievement of Shakespeare’s late career, a magical tale that swoops across continents, generations, and genres to ...

Win Tix: Circus Vargas “iLuminous” Big Top Extravaganza | Corte Madera
Saturday, September 10 – 4:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Village at Corte Madera
Spectacular! Spectacular! No words in the vernacular, can describe this great event, but I’ll try anyway. Step right up to the magnificent, the awe inspiring, the full of friendly-and-not-evil clowns, Circus Vargas for iLuminous, a night of big topped entertainment that glows in the dark! > Get ...
Sumo Champions Kids Meet & Greet | Japantown
Saturday, September 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
Sumo Champions Kids Meet & Greet | Japantown

Sumo is an ancient Japanese tradition and martial art and it’s coming to San Francisco at this one-of-a-kind annual event in Japantown. Watch demonstrations, meet real sumo wrestlers, learn about sumo wrestling and watch actual matches  from Sumo champions, weighing up to 600 lbs, outdoors in the Japantown Peace ...

“Feline Trouble” Cat Art Show | Oakland
Saturday, September 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lottie Rose Artist House
Are you ready for Trouble? Because Colin Hurley and Heather Fairweather’s art show “Feline Trouble” is happening at the Firehouse Art Collective’s own Lottie Rose Gallery in Oakland on September 10th from 5 pm to 10 pm. The art show has to express the simplicity and ...
Mushroom Season Book Talk And Author Signing | SoMa
Saturday, September 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Manylabs
Mushroom Season Book Talk And Author Signing | SoMa
Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast is a comprehensive and user-friendly field guide for identifying the many mushrooms of the northern California coast, from Monterey County to the Oregon border. It’s nearly mushroom season, and this book will help you get started on identifying some fungal friends. Author ...
53% Off: 2016 Craft Spirits Carnival | Unlimited Tastings of 100+ Ultra-Premium Spirits
Saturday, September 10 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $50*
*Regular price, $100 and up, 50% discount off tickets. Enter discount code
| Fort Mason Center
53% Off: 2016 Craft Spirits Carnival | Unlimited Tastings of 100+ Ultra-Premium Spirits

Celebrate the craft spirits movement with a grand selection of over 100 ultra-premium spirits from around the world at the 2016 Craft Spirits Carnival – a huge festival at the City View at Metreon on September 9-10. Funcheap has an exclusive code for you to get your ...

Lower Haight Art Walk: Music, Food & Drinks Specials | SF
Saturday, September 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Haight
Lower Haight Art Walk: Music, Food & Drinks Specials | SF
As the indian summer begins, come out and enjoy a late sunset, a warm night and all the funkiness the neighborhood has to offer. Preparations for the art walk have already begun but, if you’d like to be apart of the festivities in any capacity or have ...
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
Saturday, September 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Layover
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland

Finally, a storytelling event where the point is to meet each other. At this brand-new, participatory event, you’ll have a chance to get to know each other as well as listen to real-life stories without notes or scripts. Tell your friends, bring a girlfriend or a ...

2016 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema Finale: Live Jazz & Films | Precita Park
Saturday, September 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Precita Park
2016 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema Finale: Live Jazz & Films | Precita Park
Enjoy music and films as you picnic in the park with the Master of Ceremonies, Ian Williams. Under the Stars Schedule: 6:30 to 7:30 pm: The Latin Heat Jazz quintet performs dynamic music with soaring melodies and fiery Latin rhythms using authentic Latin percussion inspired by the exciting ...
Win Tix: Counting Crows & Rob Thomas Summer Tour 2016 | Shoreline Amphitheatre
Saturday, September 10 – 6:45 pm | Cost: WIN | Shoreline Amphitheatre
Multiplatinum-selling band Counting Crows and multiple Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter Rob Thomas of Matchbox 20 have scheduled their 2016 North American tour which will include a stop here in Mountain View on September 10. > Get Tickets – $26.00
Movie Under The Stars: “T-Rex” Free Screening & Popcorn | SF
Saturday, September 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | NOW Hunters Point
Movie Under The Stars:
Still feeling the Olympic buzz? Come join Now Hunters Point as they celebrate Claressa “T-Rex” Shield’s historic second gold medal win in Olympic boxing with a free outdoor screening of the epic documentary T-Rex and free popcorn. T-Rex follows 17-year old Claressa “T-Rex” Shields from Flint, Michigan on ...