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Thursday, September 21

2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Thursday
Thursday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Thursday

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all for $1-3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. The Big Book Sale is free ...

Camilo y los Robot Ninjas: Post-Latin Salsa-Core Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, September 21 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Camilo y los Robot Ninjas: Post-Latin Salsa-Core Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Oakland guitarist Camilo Landau belongs to an illustrious family of musicians, poets, activists and journalists. He came by his love of music via his uncle, guitarist and eight-time Grammy Award-nominated producer Greg Landau, who started teaching his 12-year-old nephew guitar and tres upon returning from ...

Oktoberfest 2017 Block Party | Financial Dist.
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry, but bring money for food & drinks.
| Cafe Prague
Oktoberfest 2017 Block Party | Financial Dist.
Embrace your inner German in celebration of Oktoberfest and a love of all things Bavarian. as Cafe Prague hosts its annual Oktoberfest Block Party in the Financial District (one block away from the Transamerica Pyramid). 2017 Oktoberfest Block Party Thursday, September 21, 2017 | 5-10 pm Cafe Prague, 424 Merchant Alley, ...
Oktoberfest 2017 Block Party | Financial Dist.
Oktoberfest 2017 Block Party | Financial Dist.
Embrace your inner German in celebration of Oktoberfest and a love of all things Bavarian as Cafe Prague hosts its annual Oktoberfest Block Party in the Financial District (one block away from the Transamerica Pyramid). 2017 Oktoberfest Block Party Thursday, September 21, 2017 | 6-11 pm Cafe Prague, 424 Merchant Alley, ...
Afro-Salsa Sound with Ricardo Lemvo | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Afro-Salsa Sound with Ricardo Lemvo | Yerba Buena Gardens
Raised by Angolan parents in Congo’s capital Kinshasa (when the country was known as Zaire), charismatic Los Angeles vocalist Ricardo Lemvo has honed an irresistibly grooving Afro-salsa sound, blending Congolese rumba and soukous with Cuban charanga and son. Belting out his original songs in Spanish, Portuguese, ...
Exploratorium After Dark “Field of View” | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark
Join us for artist and filmmaker Lynette Wallworth’s poetic virtual reality journey to the homeland of indigenous elder Nyarri Morgan and the Martu tribe in the remote Western Australian Pilbara desert. And learn how currently emerging technologies are contributing to the evolution of storytelling at ...
“Altered Barbie” Art Show: Poetry Night | Mission
Thursday, September 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are accepted.
| Back to the Picture

The annual Altered Barbie Exhibition is a creative re-use art show where people transform these icons into not-so-everyday art reflecting our current society. This quirky art show is back after a two year absence. The 2017 theme is Super Heroine & Hero so that the artistic people of San ...

Friday, September 22

2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday
Friday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all for $1-3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. The Big Book Sale is free ...

2017 San Francisco Greek Festival | SF
2017 San Francisco Greek Festival | 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. Souvlaki, Gyros, Moussaka, Spanokopita – all of your ...

$15 Tickets: Oktoberfest by the Bay 2017 | SF
Friday, September 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 Tickets (save $10) with promo code FUNCHEAP
| Pier 48
$15 Tickets: Oktoberfest by the Bay 2017 | SF

The 18th Annual Oktoberfest by the Bay brings the spirit of Munich, Germany to the city by the bay with tasty German fare, lots of great German beer, Bavarian dancing, and an authentic German “oompah” music from 21-piece Chico Bavarian Band and more. Oktoberfest by the ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, September 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 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 of ...

300+ USC Marching Band Concert & Cheerleaders | Union Square
Friday, September 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
300+ USC Marching Band Concert & Cheerleaders | Union Square
So the USC football team, which takes on Cal Bears this weekend, is regarded as the “evil empire” by most of us in NorCal, but their marching band and Song Girls are practically an NCAA institution. The entire 300+ USC marching band will put on a ...
Art Explosion Fall Open Studios 2017: Opening Gala | Mission Dist.
Friday, September 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Art Explosion Studios
Art Explosion Fall Open Studios 2017: Opening Gala | Mission Dist.

Art Explosion Studios, San Francisco’s largest artist’s collective, opens up its doors to the public during the annual Fall Open Studios. Painters, sculptors, photographers, fashion designers and jewelers will all be showing, so there will be something for every type of art connoisseur. Come see over ...

2017 Proxy Fall Outdoor Film Fest Opening Night | Hayes Valley
Friday, September 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy
2017 Proxy Fall Outdoor Film Fest Opening Night | Hayes Valley

The Proxy Fall Film Festival is a five-week series of free Friday night screenings at the Proxy Walk-in Movie Theater in Hayes Valley. The festival will feature recently released, best-of-show selections from festivals focusing on independent and emerging voices in film—a line up more likely ...

Proxy Fall 2017 Outdoor Film Series: “I Am Not Your Negro” | Hayes Valley
Friday, September 22 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
Proxy Fall 2017 Outdoor Film Series:
“An astonishing, often challenging and sharp examination of race in the United States” —Globe & Mail In 1979, James Baldwin wrote to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House, a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends—Medgar Evers, ...

Saturday, September 23

2017 Open Gardens Day & Garden Tours | SF
Saturday, September 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
2017 Open Gardens Day & Garden Tours | SF
On September 23, 2017, 13 community gardens will be open to the public for enjoyment, education and to celebrate these unique green spaces. Listed are the community gardens that will be open that day with each featuring various educational, recreational and social activities They will also be a Garden ...
Smithsonian’s 13th Annual Free Museum Day | 2017
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Museum ticket required from http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/
| San Francisco Bay Area
Smithsonian's 13th Annual Free Museum Day | 2017

Participating museums and cultural institutions nationwide will open their doors free of charge to all visitors during Smithsonian Magazine’s 13th annual Museum Day. 2017 Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Saturday, September 23, 2017 Participating Bay Area Museums FREE, but a ticket is required (available to download August 25, ...

2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Saturday
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Saturday

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all for $1-3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. The Big Book Sale is free ...

Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly free days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering free admission for all. ...

Treasure Island Flea
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea
TI Flea celebrates the start of Fall with seasonal cocktails and brews, 30+ food trucks, live DIY painting workshops, a collection of vintage trailers and of course our 400+ curated vendors to shop. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner ...
23rd Annual Sunset District Community Festival | SF
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | West Sunset Playground
23rd Annual Sunset District Community Festival | SF
The annual Sunset Community Festival celebrates 23 years of bringing together hundreds of residents from the Sunset District to celebrate the community from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, September 23, 2017. They are partnering with Sunset Mercantile, which will be “popping-up” at the Sunset Community ...
SF Open Studios Preview Pop-Up | Castro
Saturday, September 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Castro & 18th
SF Open Studios Preview Pop-Up | Castro
Join ArtSpan Artists once again at Jane Warner Plaza in the Castro for art, music, and live painting performance as we create excitement for the SF Open Studios event coming this fall. Live Painters: Sophia Lee Claudio Talavera-Ballon Marius Starkey Pop-Up Art Sales Johnny Botts Heather Robinson Denise Tarantino Mark Harris Rob Cox Live Music: 11am- 11:45am ...
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 23 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal ...

Art Explosion Fall Open Studios 2017: Saturday | Mission Dist.
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Art Explosion Studios
Art Explosion Fall Open Studios 2017: Saturday | Mission Dist.

Art Explosion Studios, San Francisco’s largest artist’s collective, opens up its doors to the public during the annual Fall Open Studios. Painters, sculptors, photographers, fashion designers and jewelers will all be showing, so there will be something for every type of art connoisseur. Come see over ...

2017 Greek Food Festival: Saturday | SF
2017 Greek Food Festival: Saturday | 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. Souvlaki, Gyros, Moussaka, Spanokopita – all of your ...

2017 Lord of the Ringer: Horseshoe Tourney & Skate Jam | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to skate and to watch horseshoes. $10 to enter the horseshoe tournament.
| Golden Gate Park Horseshoe Courts
2017 Lord of the Ringer: Horseshoe Tourney & Skate Jam | Golden Gate Park
The SF Horseshoe Pitching Club is back with the 7th “Lord of the Ringer” horseshoe tournament and skate jam in Golden Gate Park. Please note this event is on Saturday, September 23, 2017, not Sunday, as was originally listed. That’s right, Golden Gate Park has a ...
Magic Meadow Fall Equinox Pagan Ritual | GG Park
Saturday, September 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Magic Meadow
Magic Meadow Fall Equinox Pagan Ritual | GG Park
Celebrate the time of balance, the time of harvest, and thanks at the Fall Equinox ritual with the local pagan group, Reclaiming Bay Area, at 1 pm on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Please bring food and/or non-alcohol drinks to share at the post-ritual feast. Flowers and ...
Marcus Shelby Orchestra | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, September 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Marcus Shelby Orchestra | Yerba Buena Gardens
Internationally acclaimed bassist/composer Marcus Shelby occupies his own niche in the Bay Area’s jazz eco-system. As the leader of a powerfully swinging 15-piece big band and the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival resident composer, he’s used the ensemble as a vehicle for developing epic works exploring ...
Schroeder’s 124th Oktoberfest Block Party | SF
Saturday, September 23 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but food and drinks are for purchase through token system.
| Schroeder's Restaurant
Schroeder's 124th Oktoberfest Block Party | SF

San Francisco’s historic German restaurant, Schroeder’s, celebrates the 124th Oktoberfest – the largest beer festival in the world – with a grand Oktoberfest celebration. The celebration kicks off with an over-the-top block party on September 15, 2017. The party moves indoors for the next five consecutive ...

Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.
Saturday, September 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$2 with code
| Darger Bar
Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.
9/23 Lineup: Richard Sarvate Francesa Fiorentini Frankie Marcos Eric Krasner