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SF's 99th Annual SF’s 99th Annual “Festa Coloniale Italiana”
By - posted 8/15/2017
Celebrations

San Francisco Italian Athletic Club The SF Italian Athletic Club once again welcomes you to North Beach for the annual Festa Coloniale Italiana to celebrate the rich Italian and Italian-American heritage that has existed in San Francisco for generations. Expect everything Italian – food, wine, live music, dancers, pizza toss and more. Fun for the whole more...

Cobb's Free Summer Comedy ShowsCobb’s Free Summer Comedy Shows
By - posted 8/13/2017
Get Out: Events

Cobbs Comedy Club Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome two nights of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often with credits like SF Sketchfest, NBC, Comedy Central and more. Funcheap’s Free Summer more...

Drink Steam Week 2017Drink Steam Week 2017
By - posted 8/13/2017
Eat & Drink

Anchor Brewing Company Anchor Brewing Company will once again celebrate America’s first craft beer, Anchor Steam, with the return of Drink Steam Week from August 13-20, 2017 with events, drink specials, limited-release pours and happenings across the country (but mostly here in San Francisco) to celebrate Anchor’s rich history. Drink Steam Week August 13-20, 2017 All more...

Happy 100th Birthday to Muni's J ChurchHappy 100th Birthday to Muni’s J Church
By - posted 8/13/2017
City Discoveries

Saturday, August 11, 2017 marked the 100-year anniversary of Muni’s J Church rail line. Still looking spry for a centenarian, the J has operated since 1917, and it still essentially runs along the same route down Market and Church streets, through Dolores Park and Noe Valley. While it’s not the oldest transit line more...

“Game of Thrones” Viewing Party
By - posted 8/12/2017
Get Out: Events

The Dorian Don’t have HBO or want to face the winter with allies? Join The Dorian for a Game Of Thrones Viewing Party Send a raven and tell your friends that Winter is here. They’ll be hosting a weekly Game of Thrones viewing party, every Sunday Night during the current season. They more...

2017 Annual Dahlia Flower Show2017 Annual Dahlia Flower Show
By - posted 8/11/2017
Fairs & Festivals

CC0 Public Domain via PixabayThe 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 12, 2017, and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, August 13, 2017. The Dahlia is more...

Pistahan: SF's Massive Filipino Festival & ParadePistahan: SF’s Massive Filipino Festival & Parade
By - posted 8/11/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Photo | Victor Saldaña Photography Experience a massive celebration of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the annual Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., the the two-day event organized by the Filipino American Arts Exposition is expected to draw over 75,000 people more...

How to How to “Hack” Outside Lands
By - posted 8/10/2017
Cheap Tips

Outside Lands Music Festival @jorgphoto If you missed out on buying tickets, or simply didn’t want to drop mega money for tickets to the 2017 Outside Lands Music Festival, you can head to the park and usually listen to the festival for free. Please note, as of 8/9/17, the 3-day passes and Saturday have more...

2017 Perseids Meteor Shower2017 Perseids Meteor Shower
By - posted 8/10/2017
Geeks

It’s the biggest meteor shower of the year, so you better stay up late and grab your binoculars. The annual Perseids meteor shower is the glittery result of Earth’s passage through a stream of debris left behind by a comet, so you should expect to see meteor rates as high as 200 per hour  – as long more...

“Pint Sized Plays” SF’s Beer Theater Festival
By - posted 8/5/2017
Get Out: Events

San Francisco Theater Pub Pint Sized Plays is made up of short plays set in a bar, written by Bay Area playwrights. The only rule is that each play can’t run longer than it takes its characters to finish a beer. Pint Size Plays Every Monday in August | 7:30pm PianoFight, 144 Taylor St. SF FREE more...

Jerry Day 2017Jerry Day 2017
By - posted 8/5/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Henry Hungerland The 15th Annual Jerry Day is an annual civic and cultural event that celebrates one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time and San Francisco native son, Jerry Garcia and his Excelsior roots. The all day concert and festival takes place at the appropriately named “Jerry Garcia Amphitheater” in McLaren Park. more...

22nd Annual Aloha Festival22nd Annual Aloha Festival
By - posted 8/5/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Photo | Ray Fleming Get a feel for the islands at the 2017 Aloha Festival with music, dance, food, and culture from Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, and all over the Pacific. The Pacific Islanders of the San Francisco Bay Area offer their talents in music and dance during this free two-day festival of more...

44th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair44th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair
By - posted 8/5/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Photo | David YuThe Nihonmachi Street Fair considers itself the original “melting pot” of street fairs, with many aspects of Asian-Pacific American life—and San Francisco’s cultural life—expressed through performance, tradition, art, music, food, and community outreach and service. Over 30,000 festival attendees have made their way to the fair in more...

2017 Peace Lantern Ceremony2017 Peace Lantern Ceremony
By - posted 8/4/2017
Celebrations

Photo | Mel Ashar PhotographyDecorate free candlelight peace lanterns to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima (Aug. 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (Aug. 9, 1945) at this Japanese-style peace event. Free materials will be provided to create lanterns, which will then be sent out into the water at sunset during more...