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20th Street Block Party20th Street Block Party
By - posted 8/19/2014
Fairs & Festivals

Get ready for a delicious summer feast and dance party with two stages of alt-indie bands and DJs curated by Noisepop, and food and drinks from some of the neighborhood’s top restaurants, businesses, and artisans including Flour + Water, Trick Dog, Central Kitchen, and more. 20th Street Block Party |  food more...

Festival of ChariotsFestival of Chariots
By - posted 8/17/2014
Fairs & Festivals

The “Festival of the Chariots,” known throughout India as the “Ratha Yatra” festival, has been performed for thousands of years in Puri, India, and today it is celebrated in all major cities through out the world. More then 3,000 people attend each year in San Francisco alone. Typically at this annual more...

Goodbye, Candlestick ParkGoodbye, Candlestick Park
By - posted 8/17/2014
City Discoveries

Candlestick Park Stadium, the City’s baseball and football stadium for over 50 years, will be torn down in late 2014 or early 2015. Lights Out at the ‘Stick is a newly opened exhibit located in the Grove Street lobby of the Main Library featuring a brief history and memorabilia. Among the items more...

“Hot Cop of the Castro” Ice Bucket Challenge
By - posted 8/17/2014
Get Out : Events

Come watch ​the Hot Cop of the Castro, Officer Chris Kohrs, strip down for the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for the Officer Down Memorial Fund on Monday, August 18th from 6-8 pm at The Cafe in the Castro. “Hot Cop of Castro” Ice Bucket Challenge Monday, August 18, 2014 – 6:00 pm more...

2014 Dahlia Show2014 Dahlia Show
By - posted 8/17/2014
Fairs & Festivals

The Dahlia Society of San Francisco will hold the annual Dahlia Show at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, August 16, 2014, and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Dahlia is the official flower of more...

Black Tie Beach PartyBlack Tie Beach Party
By - posted 8/17/2014
Only in San Francisco

Fight the bitter cold summers of SF by throwing on your classiest outfit and spending a fun afternoon at Ocean Beach from 1-5 pm on Sunday, August 17, 2014. Bring your sporting equipment, board games, water toys, sandcastle tools, kites, beach grub or anything you think would be fun to have more...

2014 Anime & Cosplay Festival2014 Anime & Cosplay Festival
By - posted 8/15/2014
Fairs & Festivals

Anime and cosplay enthusiasts take over SF’s Japantown on Sunday, August 17, 2014 to celebrate J-Pop and K-Pop culture with an afternoon of costume contests and musical performances. There will also be a Sailor Moon Gathering, Sentai Rider Gathering and an Attack on Titan Flash Mob. 2014 Anime Festival & Sailor Moon Gathering Sunday, August 17, 2014 – more...

San Francisco Street Food FestivalSan Francisco Street Food Festival
By - posted 8/14/2014
Fairs & Festivals

Sample some of San Francisco’s most hyped and blogged about bites at La Cocina’s 2014 San Francisco Street Food Festival in the Mission District from 11 am to 7 pm on Saturday, August 16, 2014. The 2014 festival invites about 50,000 people and a gathering of 90 vendors taking over six blocks on more...

Robin Williams Free Mini Film FestivalRobin Williams Free Mini Film Festival
By - posted 8/14/2014
Get Out : Events

Celebrate and remember the comic genius of Bay Area legend Robin Williams with Funcheap at a FREE two-day mini film festival of nearly 13 hours of some of his classic rolls. And we’ll end the evening with his final HBO stand-up comedy special from 2009. Robin Williams Mini Film Festival Saturday, August 16th more...

Farewell Candlestick: Paul McCartney LiveFarewell Candlestick: Paul McCartney Live
By - posted 8/14/2014
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Candlestick Park is finally closing down. The final event is Thursday, August 14, 2014 with Beatles legend Paul McCartney doing the honors and closing the curtain with what’s likely to be a 3+ hour show. The show “seemed” sold out for ages, but when we checked the morning of the show more...

Aziz Ansari: Secret Comedy ShowsAziz Ansari: Secret Comedy Shows
By - posted 8/13/2014
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Aziz Ansari is doing a series of small secret shows in San Francisco – Friday, Sat, and Sun for an actually quite reasonable $20/ticket. But it’s a lottery system (so that crazed twitter followers don’t get to snap up all the tickets). If you’ve “won” the right to buy tickets he’ll more...

Awesome Doggie FestivalAwesome Doggie Festival
By - posted 8/13/2014
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Meet some of the hardest working hounds around, such as guide dogs for the blind, and discover what fun-loving pooches can do in circus school or on the dance floor. Faculty from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine show you how canine genetics predict behavior, coat color, and the risk more...

Free Outdoor Yoga MonthFree Outdoor Yoga Month
By - posted 8/12/2014
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Yoga teaches us to “not be moved by external forces.” Regardless of distractions; one should remain focused. With that in mind, yoga teacher Tony Eason will offer four yoga sessions in four very different settings around San Francisco during August 2014. Bring your own mat (or some durable feet), and bring more...

Civil War DaysCivil War Days
By - posted 8/12/2014
Fairs & Festivals

Come experience history first hand from 10 am to 5 pm on August 16, 2014, with demonstrations including musicians, infantry and artillery drills, medicine in the 1800s, and the daily life of soldiers and civilians of the era. Civil War Living History Day  Saturday, August 16, 2014 – 10am to 5pm Fort Point | more...

The NBA's First Gay AtheleteThe NBA’s First Gay Athelete
By - posted 8/11/2014
Only in San Francisco

In April 2013, 14-year NBA veteran Jason Collins came out as gay, becoming the first publicly gay athlete to play in any of the four major American pro sports leagues. Since coming out, Collins has been prominently featured in the public spotlight and has had to endure both the best and more...