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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014
By - posted 10/1/2014
Fairs & Festivals

October 3rd through the 5th marks the 2014 rendition of one of the largest (and free-est) music festivals in the country. Be one of 750,000+ at San Francisco’s own Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014 Three days, seven stages Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014 | 11 am-7 pm Hellman Hollow, Lindley & Marx more...

Rainbow Crosswalks in the CastroRainbow Crosswalks in the Castro
By - posted 10/1/2014
City Discoveries

Progress, finally! The SFGate.com spotted that they’ve finally begun to lay down the long-awaited Rainbow Crosswalks in the Castro at the intersection of Castro and 18th Street. This is part of a two block redesign. Read more (and see more photos) on sfgate.com

California Academy of Sciences | Free DaysCalifornia Academy of Sciences | Free Days
By - posted 9/30/2014
Freebies

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof of residency, you can save yourself more...

Giants Playoffs: 2014 Wild Card Game WatchGiants Playoffs: 2014 Wild Card Game Watch
By - posted 9/30/2014
Get Out : Events

It’s an Orange October, AGAIN! Remember what happened in 2010 and 2012… every even year if you get our hint. Come to SoMa StrEat Food Park for a huge game watch – the one-game Wild Card playoff game.  The San Francisco Giants Film crew will be out at this event. So come more...

“Bonfire Sessions”: Free Best Coast Concert
By - posted 9/29/2014
Get Out : Events

The 2014 JanSport Bonfire Sessions are returning to San Francisco for a night of performances by Best Coast, Sonny & The Sunsets, and Meatbodies while you enjoy free frosty beverages (beer, we’re assumming) at SoMa StrEat Food Park on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Now they call this a “bonfire” session (their past tours have included more...

Volunteer at Hardly Strictly BluegrassVolunteer at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
By - posted 9/29/2014
Get Out : Events

Want to be involved behind the scenes of one of San Francisco’s most amazing free events? The 2014 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass music festival is one of the great gifts given to the city each year, and you can give back by choosing to volunteer for a shift (or two) to help more...

American Idol Comes to San FranciscoAmerican Idol Comes to San Francisco
By - posted 9/28/2014
Get Out : Events

American Idol is back in San Francisco (well… technically it’s Daly City) looking for new talent to showcase for their upcoming 14th season which returns in 2014. Think you have it what it takes? American Idol Season 14 Audition Information Monday, September 29, 2014 | 7 am to 5 pm - Wristbands distributed around more...

Secret Concert & Beer NightSecret Concert & Beer Night
By - posted 9/28/2014
Get Out : Events

It’s not even on The Chapel’s calendar, but you can still get into this private free concert night put on by Newcastle Brown Ale as part of their “Bartender Gigs” series. For this edition, Newcastle takes over one of San Francisco’s favorite clubs with the far-out and minimalist psychedelic pop of more...

Peet's 2-for-1 Coffee DayPeet’s 2-for-1 Coffee Day
By - posted 9/28/2014
Freebies

Peet’s is celebrating National Coffee Day 2014 with a buy one, get one free offer on any coffee beverage (or tea) good on Monday, September 29, 2014. Visit any Peet’s retail location and get a free coffee or espresso beverage to share with someone special when you buy one. No coupon more...

$1 Bottles of Wine Delivered to your Door$1 Bottles of Wine Delivered to your Door
By - posted 9/27/2014
Deals

Thanks for Eater SF for tipping us off to the latest player on the local drink startup scene is debuting in SF: L.A.-based Saucey, which offers everything from Smirnoff to Blanton’s bourbon, delivered to your door (not to mention 18-racks of Bud Light). The tradeoff, of course, is that things are a bit more...

Now & Zen 2014Now & Zen 2014
By - posted 9/27/2014
Fairs & Festivals

Every year, Alice 97.3 throws a big end-of-summer free concert in Golden Gate Park’s Sharon Meadow. The 2014 “Now & Zen” Fest features a lineup of adult-friendly rock that includes the Neon Trees, Matt Nathanson, American Authors and Linsey Stirling. In addition to the concert, there’s tons of vendors, food and specialty more...

Exploratorium Free DayExploratorium Free Day
By - posted 9/27/2014
Freebies

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.

$1 Book Day$1 Book Day
By - posted 9/27/2014
Deals

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 50th Anniversary by featuring 70 categories of books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media, all for $1-$3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. 50th Annual Big Book Sale September 24-28, 2014 | 10 am to 6 pm Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion, SF FREE More than half a more...

Food Wagon FandangoFood Wagon Fandango
By - posted 9/25/2014
Get Out : Events

What the heck is a Food Wagon Fandango? Put 12 of the best gourmet food trucks in SF together with some of the best local folk, bluegrass and hillbilly music outfits in the sunny, cheery heart of SoMa and you get the friendly felicitous phenomenon known as Foodwagon Fandango. Food Wagon Fandango Saturday, September 27, more...

Superhero Street FairSuperhero Street Fair
By - posted 9/24/2014
Only in San Francisco

Heroes and villains battle (and party) together within an urban theatrical landscape during an all-day street fair filled with seven stages of DJs and burning man camp-style entertainment, human hamster ball races, sexy robots, a super hero boot camp, a costume contest, and more. 2014 Superhero Street Fair Saturday, September 27, 2014 | 1-11 pm Cesar more...