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The Human The Human “Be-In”
By - posted 9/13/2012
Only in San Francisco

Commemorating a 1967 gathering that drew 20,000 hippies and hell’s angels during the “Summer of Love” get ready for another “Human Be-In”  in 2012 – A three-day free gathering in Golden Gate Park with Music, Workshops, Skill Shares, Art, Community Kitchen and more. The goal of this unpermited 2012 “Human Be-In more...

Free Togo's WeekFree Togo’s Week
By - posted 9/12/2012
Freebies

Did someone say, “free sandwiches???” Hell yes! Yup, it’s true! Grub for free at Togo’s in San Francisco thanks to the mobile payment app LevelUp (its free to download) for either iPhone or android. Good at two Togo’s locations in SF – 301 Howard St. @ Beale, SF (SoMa) – 570 Battery St. @ Jackson, SF (Financial District) Free more...

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass: 2012 Lineup RevealedHardly Strictly Bluegrass: 2012 Lineup Revealed
By - posted 9/9/2012
Fairs & Festivals

October 5th through the 7th marks the 2012 rendition of one of the largest (and free-est) music festivals in the country: San Francisco’s own Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. The 2012 lineup has just been released – here’s our highlights: Patty Griffin, Les Claypool, Cowboy Junkies, Emmylou Harris, Chuck Prophet, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, more...

SFJAZZ Summerfest 2012SFJAZZ Summerfest 2012
By - posted 9/9/2012
Fairs & Festivals

SFJAZZ Summerfest an annual series of free outdoor jazz concerts from June through October in parks and commercial centers throughout the Bay Area – all free and open to the public. SFJAZZ Summerfest 2012 Wednesdays, Sept 5—Oct 10 · 12pm to 1:30pm Levi’s Plaza, Between Battery & Bay Street, Off the Embarcadero FREE www.sfjazz.org/sfjazz-summerfest Wednesday, September 12 Classical Revolution Wednesday, September more...

$59 Flight Sale | Virgin America$59 Flight Sale | Virgin America
By - posted 9/9/2012
Deals

September 10, 2012 is a last day to get cheapo airfares from SFO on Virgin America for travel through November including $59 one way tickets for San Diego, Las Vegas and LAX. >> Prices include tax, so when it says $59, you pay $59 total! Sample one-way Tuesday & Wednesday fares  Most Monday, more...

Opera in the ParkOpera in the Park
By - posted 9/8/2012
Get Out: Events

The San Francisco Opera puts on their annual free concert in Golden Gate Park on Sunday, September 9, 2012, at 1:30pm in Sharon Meadow on the east side of the park just west of Haight and Stanyan. Bring a picnic and enjoy this outdoor concert which will feature highlights from the Opera’s more...

Ghirardelli Chocolate FestivalGhirardelli Chocolate Festival
By - posted 9/8/2012
Fairs & Festivals

From vanilla beans to caramel fillings, indulge in it all at the 17th Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival on September 8-9, 2012. And while it’s a little expensive to actually sample some chocolate ($20 for 15 chocolate samples, which you can purchase in advance), there are alsoplenty of free events to enjoy like chef demonstrations from chocolatiers, cupcake more...

KUSF Rock-n-SwapKUSF Rock-n-Swap
By - posted 9/8/2012
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KUSF’s Rock-n-Swap is a Giant Music Lover’s Fair where vendors come from all over to sell music related items in various formats & genres – many offer hard-to-find & rarities. Vinyl galore, CDs, DVDs, posters, books and so much more. This event is one of the biggest regularly held swaps of more...

Warehouse Graffiti PartyWarehouse Graffiti Party
By - posted 9/7/2012
Artsy Fartsy

Attend the unveiling of a large scale mural created by over 80 street artists in a 3 story warehouse in Berkeley with live hip hop & DJ Miggy Stardust. Special Delivery Saturday, September 8, 2012 (6pm to Mid) The Carbon Warehouse, 1350 4th St. Berkeley FREE This is a large scale mural exhibition featuring a number more...

Sumo Wrestling in SFSumo Wrestling in SF
By - posted 9/6/2012
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Sumo is the ancient Japanese tradition and martial art and it’s coming to San Francisco at this one-of-a-kind event in Japantown. Watch demonstrations; meet real sumo wrestlers, learn about Sumo Wrestling and watch actual matches from wrestlers weighing around 400 lbs. each take place outdoors in the Japantown Peace Plaza on September more...

Fillmore Art WalkFillmore Art Walk
By - posted 9/5/2012
Artsy Fartsy

Part of International Artists Week, “The Fillmore Art Walk” is a multi-location art celebration and an assortment of one-night-only pop-up galleries along Fillmore Street featuring live painting, video/DJ Showcase, live music, supplemented by food and drink specials from the restaurants and lounges along Fillmore Street. The Fillmore Art Walk Friday, September 7, more...

Fashion's Night OutFashion’s Night Out
By - posted 9/4/2012
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As if you needed an excuse to shop, Fashion’s Night Out is an annual event taking place on September 6, 2012 that makes shoppers descend on San Francisco like locusts looking for great deals and fun shopping parties. Fashion’s Night Out Thursday, September 6, 2012 FuncheapSF’s Top Picks alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet – 80’s jams, more...

2012 Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest2012 Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest
By - posted 9/4/2012
Only in San Francisco

Muni’s top bell ringing crewmen compete in the 49th Annual Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest on September 6, 2012.  The competition begins at noon in Union Square. Motorized cable car #62 will be parked on Union Square. The contest will feature an amateur competition followed by the main contest with Gripmen more...

September Fairs & FestivalsSeptember Fairs & Festivals
By - posted 9/3/2012
Fairs & Festivals

It may be the “official” end of summer, but the festival season is still going strong with tons of interesting fairs and festivals in San Francisco. September 2012 brings us a dragon boat festival, two free ways to see the Opera, sumo wrestlers, a night of fashion parties, a free Alanis more...

Red Bull 2012 Red Bull 2012 “Flugtag” Signups
By - posted 9/3/2012
Fun & Games

Applications are now being accepted from avid aviators brave enough to pilot their homemade “air” crafts into the depths of McCovey Cove in San Francisco on November 10, 2012 as part of the 2012 Red Bull “Flugtag.” Approximately 35 teams will be chosen to compete in the international flying spectacle. The more...