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Thursday, September 18

Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa
Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...

Oktoberfest 2014 Block Party | Financial Dist.
Thursday, September 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry, but bring money for food & drinks.
| Cafe Prague
Oktoberfest 2014 Block Party | Financial Dist.

Get ready to embrace your inner-German in celebration of Oktoberfest and a love of all things Bavarian.
Cafe Prague is hosting a fun Oktoberfest Block Party in the Financial District (one block away from the Transamerica Pyramid).
There will be plenty of Real Authentic German Beers and …

Quick Draw SF: Superheroes Edition | SoMa
Thursday, September 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP on Facebook is appreciated.
| F8
Quick Draw SF: Superheroes Edition | SoMa

September 2014 will have a loose Superheroe theme (so dress up!). They will also be projecting your favorite Super Hero movies and playing some familiar tunes. With a special tie-in drink called the “Hulk-Smashed” that will knock you on your green ass.
Music by CDCM
“San Francisco’s CDCM transforms …

The 1st Funcheap Free Happy Hour + Meet & Greet | SF
Thursday, September 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Food and drinks are while supplies last.
| General Assembly (Folsom St.)
The 1st Funcheap Free Happy Hour + Meet & Greet | SF

Funcheap and invites you to an evening of mingling, libations and good conversation. Meet other Funcheapers, share and swap cheap tips, meet the Funcheap staff including Johnny Funcheap.
We’ll hook you up with beer, wine and pizza (while supplies last, of course), so come hungry and thirsty.
Funcheap’s Free …

Win Tix: 2014 “Ball In Blue” VIP: Cocktails, Dancing & Progressive Politics | SF
Thursday, September 18 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of VIP tickets. Regular cost: $150.
| The Parlor
2014

The San Francisco Young Democrats are excited to invite you to their fundraiser, the 8th Annual Ball in Blue on September 18th. Celebrate the club’s successes and share exciting plans for the future with cocktails, dancing, and networking with elected officials and fellow young professionals.
Joaquin …

Win Tix: Brand New Club: Doc’s Lab Comedy Showcase | North Beach
Thursday, September 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price: $8 advance and $10 day of.
| Doc's Lab
Brand New Club: Doc's Lab Comedy Showcase | North Beach

Come out to your new favorite spot in North Beach – Doc’s Lab, a beautiful new cellar club for comedy and live music located at 124 Columbus Avenue.
Learn From Me is a weekly Thursday comedy showcase and on 9/18 they’re featuring comedians seen on Comedy Central, Conan, Late …

Friday, September 19

PARK(ing) Day 2014
Friday, September 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
PARK(ing) Day 2014

An annual worldwide event that inspires city dwellers everywhere to transform metered parking spots into temporary parks for the public good, PARK(ing) Day is coming back to the city on Friday, September 19, 2014.
These city-wide pop-up mini-parks can be used as performance spaces, reading lounges or just …

Free Hair Braiding Day: “Braided Americana” | SF (PARK)ing Day
Friday, September 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mission St. Parklet
Free Hair Braiding Day:

Mishi “Morphic” Nova and her styling team will yet again create iconic hair on the (PARK)ing Day streets, braiding in the essence of Americana. From classics like fishtails, five-strands and crowns to a taste of modern urban Americana with big lush braids accented with bold …

2014 Greek Food Festival: Friday | SF
2014 Greek Food Festival: Friday | SF

Whether you dream of visiting the Acropolis in Athens, or swimming off the shores of sunny Mykonos, you can get a taste of Greece at Annunciation Cathedral’s own A Taste of Greece, the only Greek festival in San Francisco on September 19-21, 2014. Free when you print out a ...

Free Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF
Friday, September 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Aquatic Park
Free Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF

Dolci by the Bay are free weekly concerts of chamber music at 1 pm on Fridays from September 12 through November 21, 2014. Viva Knight and Ted Rust regard Dolci, their piano-oboe duo, as their after-careers dessert course (dolci) of their lives. All concerts take place in the ...

Aventine’s 6th Anniversary Block Party | SF
Friday, September 19 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
| Taverna Aventine
Aventine's 6th Anniversary Block Party | SF

Join Taverna Aventine in celebrating their sixth anniversary with a indoor/outdoor block party (actually it’s an “alley” party).
The event begins starting at 4 pm on with DJs, the Red Sauce Meatballs food truck, drink specials, a champagne bar, and a promised “special live music performance” …

“3rd On Third”: Zumba, $1 Video Games, DJs & Jazz | Bayview
Friday, September 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 3rd Street (Bayview)

September 19 Happenings:

Zumba with GiGi (6 pm) – Mendell Plaza
$1 video games and Dizzie Dragon rides
Smooth Jazz along the corridor
Free 3rd on Third trolley
3rd on Third DJ and KMEL Radio will rock the block

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Free Drink | Fort Mason
Friday, September 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend; get a free drink if you post 3 experiences on the HeyLets iOs app.
| Fort Mason Center

Join HeyLets from 6-8 pm on Friday, September 19, 2014 at Off The Grid. Get your first drink free at the Alembic’s drink tent if you download their iOS app and post 3 experiences. Please note, we have no idea how time consuming this process is nor have …

Tribute to the Cockettes: Piano Bar & Live Performances | de Young
Tribute to the Cockettes: Piano Bar & Live Performances | de Young

Friday Nights at the de Young: A Tribute to the Cockettes

September 19, 2014 | 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Tonight, they celebrate Anthony Friedkin: The Gay Essay with a tribute to the Cockettes, the theater troupe Friedkin documented in a series of photographs on view in the exhibition.

“Following the Thread,” …

Taiko Drumming & Japanese Music | SF
Friday, September 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hotel Nikko
Taiko Drumming & Japanese Music | SF

Come to Hotel Nikko San Francisco every Friday and Saturday evening at 5 pm as “Maikaze Daiko & Friends” showcase the power and subtlety of Japanese Taiko drumming with other traditional Japanese instruments from Bay Area artists and beyond. Awaken the senses with flowing melodies ...

Kipling Bags Pop-Up Store: Beauty Touch-Ups, DJ & Food Truck | SF
Friday, September 19 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public, but an RSVP to KiplingUSASocial@vfc.com is required.
| Westfield San Francisco Centre
Kipling Bags Pop-Up Store: Beauty Touch-Ups, DJ & Food Truck | SF

Belgian luggage and accessories brand Kipling is making a splash in the San Francisco area by opening its first retail pop-up in Westfield’s San Francisco Centre from 5:30-8 pm on Friday, September 19, 2014.
To kick off the event, Kipling will be hosting a celebration featuring complimentary beauty touch-ups …

“Talk Like a Pirate Day” Pirate Reading Party | 826 Valencia
Friday, September 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 826 Valencia

On “Talk Like A Pirate Day,” celebrate pirates from all walks of life from the deckhands with experimental grammar to speechifying captains. 826 Valencia will be hosting their monthly Happy Reading Hour from 6-8 pm and will be providing snacks and drinks.
They will be reading from …

“Party Mixtape” Art Show: 32 Artists Interpret 32 Party Songs | SF
Friday, September 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Asterisk SF Magazine + Gallery

For one night only, The Beehive Society is throwing an art party and you’re invited. Crafting the perfect playlist is serious business. “Party Mixtape” is an art show to celebrate that nostalgic ritual and the power of music. They’ve got 32 talented Bay Area artists …

2014 Architecture and the City Festival: Design Reception | SF
Friday, September 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is encouraged.
| DZINE Showroom
2014 Architecture and the City Festival: Design Reception | SF

DZINE Showroom will host the exhibition 1:1 Piero Lissoni of the internationally renowned architect and designer. The multi-media exhibition explores the designer’s architecture, furniture, products and graphic design through models, sketches and video.
Free, but an RSVP is encouraged.
On this evening, Piero Lissoni, co-founder of Lissoni …

Win Tix: Rockin’ the Sonata: Classical Music Is Fun Again | SF
Friday, September 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Marines' Memorial Theatre
Rockin' the Sonata: Classical Music Is Fun Again | SF

An antidote to the staid world of classical music, The Saint Michael Trio earn glowing praise for making their trademark ‘informances’ interesting, accessible, and oftentimes funny.
This concert, part of the Humanities West series, examines the sonata from the formalism of 18th century Franz Joesph Hayden to the whimsy …

Outdoor Aerial Dance Performance Off 80-Foot Wall | SF
Friday, September 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Hastings
Outdoor Aerial Dance Performance Off 80-Foot Wall | SF

Flyaway Productions aerial dance company brings their new, site-specific dance to the Tenderloin Neighborhood of SF. UC Hastings College of the Law has offered up its 80-foot wall to host the free performances on September 12-20, 2014. Multiple Mary and Invisible Jane brings attention to the older homeless women who inhabit our ...

Win Tix: Jon Batiste: Soulful Voice & Virtuosic Piano Chops | SF
Friday, September 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $20.
| Great American Music Hall
Jon Batiste: Soulful Voice & Virtuosic Piano Chops | SF

With his soulful voice, virtuosic piano chops and dapper sense of style, Jon Batiste, 27, transcends music genres with his modern take on American music. Jon has absorbed a musical language that disregards genre distinctions – reviving the roots of jazz, blues and other American …

Win Tix: The Fab Faux: Impeccable Beatles Covers | Yoshi’s SF
Friday, September 19 – 10:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $45
| Yoshi's Jazz Club (SF)
The Fab Faux: Impeccable Beatles Covers | Yoshi's SF

With a commitment to the accurate reproduction of The Beatles’ repertoire, The Fab Faux treat the seminal music with unwavering respect, and are known for their painstaking recreations of the songs (with emphasis on the later works never performed live by the Beatles)
Win a pair …

Saturday, September 20

2014 California Coastal Cleanup Day
Saturday, September 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2014 California Coastal Cleanup Day

Help keep San Francisco’s stretch of the coastline clean at the 2014 California Coastal Cleanup Day on the third Saturday of September.
2014 California Coastal Cleanup Day
Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 9 am to noon
All Over California
FREE
Cleanup and restoration activities will be happening in San Francisco, Marin, …

2014 Coastal Cleanup Day: Free Aquarium Tickets | Aquarium of the Bay
2014 Coastal Cleanup Day: Free Aquarium Tickets | Aquarium of the Bay

The Aquarium of the Bay will once again host an annual beach cleanup at Aquatic Park near Fisherman’s Wharf. As a thank you, volunteers will receive a free ticket to Aquarium of the Bay on September 20, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required. The RSVP list is now full, …