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Saturday, September 9

Saturday Latin Jazz Concert in the Park | McLaren Park
Saturday, September 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Saturday Latin Jazz Concert in the Park | McLaren Park
Sandor Moss y su Mechanica, Johnny Escobedo & El Guarijo and Charged Particles wows you with dancer-friendly blends of Salsa, Cha-Cha, Timba, Cuban Guajira and Puerto Rican Bomba.
Free Urban Axe Throwing Weekend | Daly City
Saturday, September 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Silver Dragon Kung Fu
Free Urban Axe Throwing Weekend | Daly City

Bad Axe Throwing San Francisco is finally here. Experience the thrill of urban axe throwing for free September 8-10, 2017. They’re opening up their doors for the amazing people of San Francisco and surrounding areas to come and see what all this axe throwing awesomeness is all ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio
Saturday, September 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park:

For the 34th 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 ...

2nd Annual Brazilian Day Celebration | El Rio
Saturday, September 9 – 3:30 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 early bird, $15 for the regular ticket and $18 at the door.
| El Rio
2nd Annual Brazilian Day Celebration | El Rio
Come celebrate Brazilian Day with Sang Matiz, Batala, Boca Do Rio. Official Line up for the Event: Boca do Rio 4:30 pm Sang Matiz 5:45 p.m. w/Amor Do Samba Batala 7:20 p.m. Plus Special 4:30 pm: Amor Do Samba (Dance Crew) Paulo Presotto from (Dona Francisca) Diogo Sabre & Angelo Tomandl Special cocktails for ...
Free Mission Bay Summer Movie Night “Zootopia” | 2017
Free Mission Bay Summer Movie Night

Say hello to San Francisco’s newest outdoor film series – Free Mission Bay Movie Nights. Come early to grab a blanket spot on the astroturf, toss a few bean bags at the community cornhole, and pick up your gourmet picnic from 10+ of SF’s favorite ...

2017 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema Finale: Live Jazz & Films | Precita Park
Saturday, September 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Precita Park
2017 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema Finale: Live Jazz & Films | Precita Park

The annual Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema is a showcase of short films, a film crawl, live music and awards. It’s your chance to check out the work of local filmmakers and musicians in parks, playgrounds and smaller venues around Bernal Heights, San Francisco. 14th Annual Bernal Heights Outdoor ...

Film Night in the Park: “The Graduate” | Union Square
Saturday, September 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Union Square Park
Film Night in the Park:

The San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation (SFNTF) produces the popular Film Night in the Park Outdoor Film Series. The 2017 season includes three films in Dolores Park, two in Union Square and one in Washington Square Park. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings ...

Sunday, September 10

43rd Annual Solano Stroll & Parade: 500+ Vendors, Performers & Artists | Berkeley & Albany
Sunday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Solano Avenue
43rd Annual Solano Stroll & Parade: 500+ Vendors, Performers & Artists | Berkeley & Albany
Since 1974 Solano Avenue and the twin-cities of Albany and Berkeley have hosted the Solano Avenue Stroll, the East Bay’s largest street festival. The mile-long festival features over 500 vendors including 50 entertainers, 50 food booths, 150 government and non-profit agencies, 150 juried hand-crafters, a 75 entry ...
46th Annual Art & Wine Festival: Salsa Sunday | Mountain View
Sunday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
46th Annual Art & Wine Festival: Salsa Sunday | 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. 46th Mountain View Art & Wine Festival Saturday, September 9, 2017 | 11 am to 7 pm Sunday, September 10, 2017 | 10 am ...

Oakland Pride Parade & Festival | 2017
Sunday, September 10 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Parade is free to watch. Oakland Pride VIP Experience Festival costs $75.
| Downtown Oakland
Oakland Pride Parade & Festival | 2017
Oakland will once again host a Pride Parade kicking off at 10:30 am and will once again continue the celebration with a Pride Festival from 11 am to 7 pm at Uptown Oakland. 2017 Oakland Pride Parade Sunday, September 10, 2017 | 10:30 am Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland FREE ...
“J-Pop” Huge Japanese Pop Culture Festival 2017 | Fort Mason Center

Fort Mason hosts one of the country’s biggest J-Pop culture events of the year with the 2017 J-Pop Summit Festival, a two-day event taking place for more than 30,000 people. J-Pop Summit Festival Sat-Sun, September 9-10, 2017 | 11 am-9 pm – Fort Mason Center J-POP passes ...

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | SF County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2017 – January 7 & 8 ...

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Western Addition
Sunday, September 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Western Addition

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 ...

Inner Sunset Flea 2017 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving
Inner Sunset Flea 2017 | Block Party & Street Fair

The Inner Sunset Flea is a cross between a block party, a festival, and a street fair. The whole neighborhood is invited to create a public space where everyone can all enjoy their community, food, family fun and more. 2017 Inner Sunset Flea Second Sundays May to Sept ...

“Summer Sessions” Sunday Streets Brunch | Hayes Valley
Sunday, September 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Please bring money for food and drinks
| Timbuk2 (Hayes Valley)
“Summer Sessions” Sunday Streets Brunch | Hayes Valley
Get your calories in before a day of riding around Golden Gate Park, at the shop. There will be bevvies and breakfast items, enough to keep you fueled for the day. Everyone is welcome. Free but an RSVP is required.
Mission District “Calle 24” Latino Art Stroll & Mural Tour | SF
Sunday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Mission)
Mission District

Calle 24 hosts an all-day Paseo Artistico / Art Stroll, a joint effort between several noted Calle 24 arts organizations, Paseo Artistico will bring music, poetry, book readings film and cultural tours to the 24th Street corridor every second Sunday. “Calle 24” spans 14 city blocks, the section ...

Green Apple Books 50th Anniversary Celebration | SF
Sunday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books and Music
Green Apple Books 50th Anniversary Celebration | SF

Green Apple Books celebrates 50th Anniversary. Free apples, accordion music, prizes and surprises, including appearances by local authors, will be part of the two-day celebration of 50 years of book-selling at Green Apple Books’ flagship Clement Street store on Saturday and Sunday, September 9 and ...

22nd Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival: Sunday | SF
Sunday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Chocolate samples require tickets.
| Ghirardelli Square
22nd Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival: Sunday | SF

From vanilla beans to caramel fillings, indulge in it all at the 22nd 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 ...

Opera in the Park 2017 | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 10 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow
Opera in the Park 2017 | Golden Gate Park
The San Francisco Opera puts on their annual free concert in Sharon Meadow on the east side of Golden Gate Park, just west of Haight and Stanyan. Bring a picnic and enjoy this outdoor concert which will feature highlights from the Opera’s fall season and some of ...
Blues Rock Concert: Crosscut | Union Square Live
Sunday, September 10 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Blues Rock Concert: Crosscut | Union Square Live
Crosscut, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, plays a unique mix of blues, rock, and original music to create a sound that is all its own. Their musical influences include early Delta Blues, Memphis and Chicago Electric Blues, Soul from STAX and Motown, R&B, ...
Free Urban Axe Throwing Weekend | Daly City
Sunday, September 10 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Silver Dragon Kung Fu
Free Urban Axe Throwing Weekend | Daly City

Bad Axe Throwing San Francisco is finally here. Experience the thrill of urban axe throwing for free September 8-10, 2017. They’re opening up their doors for the amazing people of San Francisco and surrounding areas to come and see what all this axe throwing awesomeness is all ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio
Sunday, September 10 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park:

For the 34th 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 ...

“Goldrush 2.0” Beta Test of New Musical Start-Up | SF
Sunday, September 10 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Eureka Theatre
New Musical Theater of San Francisco, in association with Carollo & Palumbo, LLC, presents the first public reading of Goldrush 2.0, a smart, timely musical comedy by Absolutely San Francisco creator Anne Nygren Doherty. With a vibrant pop-score by Mark Mendelson, the show captures the ...
National Day of Service and Remembrance | Palo Alto
Sunday, September 10 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a RSVP is encouraged.
| Schultz Cultural Arts Hall
National Day of Service and Remembrance | Palo Alto
Join this intergenerational event to work on hands-on projects that benefit first responders, veterans and homeless individuals. Free, but an RSVP is encouraged. Look forward to working alongside other organizations nationwide paying tribute to the 9/11 victims, survivors and those who rose up in service in response to the ...
Free Bay Shore Lyric Opera | Redwood City
Sunday, September 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Free Bay Shore Lyric Opera | Redwood City

For the classical music lover, or anyone who appreciates great musical talent, Redwood City continues its free Classical Music Series performed outdoors on beautiful Courthouse Square from June through September 2017. The series features groups such as the Redwood Symphony, Opera San José, and Bay ...

September Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Sunday, September 10 – 6:45 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am.
| Muir Woods National Monument
September Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

Monday, September 11

Live at Lagunitas: Mavis Staples | Petaluma
Monday, September 11 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Mavis Staples | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live concert series featuring some amazing bands ranging in genre from roots to gothic pop in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette (1280 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma). Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these ...

Tuesday, September 12

Line Breaks On Your Lunch Breaks | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Tuesday, September 12 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Line Breaks On Your Lunch Breaks | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors.
The History of San Francisco’s Ferry Building: Book Launch | SF
Tuesday, September 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Book Passage (SF)
The History of San Francisco's Ferry Building: Book Launch | SF
Come and attend the launch event for a new book in Arcadia series, by Anne Hitz (author of Emporium Dept. Store): San Francisco’s Ferry Building.

Thursday, September 14

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, September 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Presidio Twilight” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to October. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax under the ...