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Thursday, September 3

“Class of ’84” Michael Jackson Birthday Dance Party & Thriller Performance | SF
Thursday, September 3 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9:30pm, $7 after.
| The Cat Club
The Class of ’84 is throwing one hell of a party to celebrate the birthday of Michael Jackson on Thursday, September 3, 2015. Always one of their biggest parties of the year, they went out and got a special guest DJ for the front room too. Special guest DJ Dave Paul from the Prince ...

Friday, September 4

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, September 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 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 ...

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, September 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, September 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held ...

“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale
Friday, September 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale

Wrapped in Plastic provides fresh sounds of old and new jazz to the Bay Area. In addition to an ever-expanding repertoire of jazz originals, the group reinterprets old favorites and lesser-known gems in new and modern ways – passing from Miles Davis to the music ...

First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, September 4 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Il Pirata
First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF

Enjoy free comedy night at Il Pirata and stay after the show for a DJ dance party. This comedy and dancing duo takes place every first Friday of the month and you’ll save some dough for drinks because there’s no cover.

Live Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF
Friday, September 4 – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Stagewerx Theatre
Live Comedy Show:

EndGames Improv brings you Your F!#&ed Up Relationship, a funny improv show happening every Friday night at 10:30 pm. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your real, honest relationship stories will be the grist for the comedy mill. That sounds awful. But it’s basically true. It’s ...

Saturday, September 5

How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7
Saturday, September 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Temporary Transbay Terminal
How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7

There will be no BART train service between San Francisco and East Bay on August 1-2 and September 5-7, 2015. BART will close the West Oakland Station and will not run trains between West Oakland and Embarcadero stations the first weekend in August and during ...

“Cars and Coffee”: Exotic & Muscle Car Meetup | Treasure Island
Saturday, September 5 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for spectators. Car exhibitors will be charged $5 and will receive a free cup of coffee.
| Treasure Island Great Lawn

Come and view some really special cars and interact with other car lovers at Cars and Coffee. Unlike other car shows, their fantastic turn out allows them to limit the cars to truly rare, unique, or exotic vehicles.  Cars and Coffee is held on the first Saturday ...

“Park Greening Day” Volunteer Party | Alamo Square Park
Saturday, September 5 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org.
| Alamo Square Park

Volunteers needed for Park Greening Day. Come out, join your neighbors, pitch in and help make Alamo Square better for everyone. Planting, gardening, weeding, general park maintenance. Meet at the tennis court. Coffee provided. Please wear long pants and close-toed shoes. Event takes place rain ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

Saturdays Unplugged | SF JCC
Saturday, September 5 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
Saturdays Unplugged | SF JCC

Come for the play date, stay for the live music every first Saturday at the San Francisco JCC. Unplug and meet up with family and friends for a screen-free afternoon of fun activities and happy hour (for adults).

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, September 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...

Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight
Saturday, September 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
| Underground SF
Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight

Push The Feeling is monthly dance party happening every first Saturday at Underground SF (424 Haight St.) in the Lower Haight. Resident DJs YR Skull and epicsauce invite local and out-of-town guest DJs to their decks every month. The party is typically free before 10 pm with an RSVP, ...

Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa
Saturday, September 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Madrone Art Bar
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa

Pay tribute to both the King of Pop and the Purple One every first Saturday of the month at the Madrone Art Bar’s “The Prince and Michael Experience,” which celebrates their work with a healthy dose of competition as fans go head-to-head on the dance ...

Sunday, September 6

How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7
Sunday, September 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Temporary Transbay Terminal
How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7

There will be no BART train service between San Francisco and East Bay on August 1-2 and September 5-7, 2015. BART will close the West Oakland Station and will not run trains between West Oakland and Embarcadero stations the first weekend in August and during ...

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, September 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 17,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Normally $12, the museum offers free admission every first Sunday the month. Please ...

Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park
Sunday, September 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park

Elevate your mind and lift your hearts under the open sky at Dolores Park at this Kundalini Yoga Flash Class taking place the first Sunday of every month. Just look for the Yogis, Yoginis and Large Gongs. Grab your mat, blanket, and water and join the community for ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

‘The Great American Song Book’ | SF
Sunday, September 6 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
'The Great American Song Book' | SF

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 133rd season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm and are free and open to the public. All concerts feature music of specific ...

Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera
Sunday, September 6 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Town Center Corte Madera
Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera

Celebrating the summer season and Marin’s love for the outdoors Town Center Corte Madera will host its annual Summer Music Series each Sunday June 7th through September 27th from 2-4 pm with a great lineup of music that will appeal to all ages. The series features ...

“Bad Asians” Candid Storytelling Night | SF

Bad Asians will be featuring local raconteurs, performers, and comedians who will be telling a story based on a theme of the month. Featured will be Asians/Asian Americans with differing backgrounds and upbringings, but somehow share some very specific commonalities due to their cultural lineage. ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, September 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...

Monday, September 7

How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7
Monday, September 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Temporary Transbay Terminal
How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7

There will be no BART train service between San Francisco and East Bay on August 1-2 and September 5-7, 2015. BART will close the West Oakland Station and will not run trains between West Oakland and Embarcadero stations the first weekend in August and during ...

Labor Day Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park Band
Monday, September 7 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Labor Day Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park Band
On Monday , September 6, 2015 at 1 pm, The Golden Gate Park Band will present a wonderful concert of American and Patriotic music to celebrate Labor Day. All will take place at the bandshell in the music concourse of Golden Gate Park – right near ...
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, September 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Soda Popinski's
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF

One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed Bros brings together comedy, video games and alcohol every first Monday at a super rad bar in San Francisco, Soda Popinski’s. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new ...

Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob
Monday, September 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob

Do you think your bird can sing? If so, Joshua Raoul Brody (Tango Number 9) will give you and the Fab Four a piano-bar treatment at the Beatles-only karaoke night at The Royale, a neighborhood bar in the Tenderloin.

Free First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, September 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Free First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room

Every first Monday of the month, The Make-Out Room presents a free concert with several local bands showing off the cutting edge of jazz and improvised music. Expect progressive sounds with a mix of anything from jazz, folk, rock to electronic music.

“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, September 7 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot

“Misery Index” is a free, monthly show that brings together some of the most pessimistic, neurotic and dysfunctional individuals on the face of the planet: stand-up comedians. Take the edge off with cheap drinks and free laughs as these choleric comics direct their disdain towards ...

Tuesday, September 8

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden
Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,000 different kinds ...