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Opera in the ParkOpera in the Park
By - posted 9/8/2012
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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 "Flugtag" SignupsRed 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...

USF Bike FestivalUSF Bike Festival
By - posted 9/3/2012
Fun & Games

Bike over to the USF campus for the “Bike With Friends” Bike Fair and enjoy free bike-powered smoothies and spin art, tandem bike rides, and free bike repairs. USF Bike Festival Tuesday, September 4, 2012 (11:30a-1:30p) USF, Gleeson Plaza, 2130 Fulton St, SF FREE FREE bike-blended smoothies FREE bike-powered spin art FREE bike repair stand FREE tandem bike rides Come more...

Labor Day Parking RulesLabor Day Parking Rules
By - posted 9/2/2012
City Insight

If you’ve got a car in San Francisco you’ve not only got crazy high gas prices, but there’s also the insanely complex, nearly impossible to decipher conflicting parking signs and rules. Thankfully on Labor Day 2012 the city of San Francisco is going to reward  you with a ticket-free day of more...

"Streat" Food Festival“Streat” Food Festival
By - posted 9/1/2012
Fairs & Festivals

The SoMa StrEat Food Park hosts unique daytime DJ + Art + Food Truck party experience including fashion, music and food under the sun on Sunday of Labor Day Weekend 2012. Enjoy mouth-watering delights from a host of eclectic food trucks (for purchase) while six of SF’s finest DJs grace your more...

Doin' It In the ParkDoin’ It In the Park
By - posted 8/31/2012
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Join Doin’ It In The Park 2012 as they celebrate their 9th year of community service, yes – community service. Doin’ It In The Park has always been about community and giving back. This is their way of saying thank you. This is a family event, all ages welcome. Enjoy free BBQ (burgers more...

Zombie-O-RamaZombie-O-Rama
By - posted 8/29/2012
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 Zombie-O-Rama, the popular outdoor film night and zombie festival returns to San Jose on August 31, 2012 with participating businesses around downtown offering specials and inviting zombies inside, followed by a free screening of Shawn of the Dead. Zombie-O-Rama IV Friday, August 31, 2012 – Ground Zero, 332 S. First Street, San Jose – more...