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Solar Eclipse Viewing GuideSolar Eclipse Viewing Guide
By - posted 5/19/2012
Geeks

Just a few weeks after the supermoon made an appearance in the San Francisco Bay Area, you’ll get a chance to see the first annular solar eclipse since 1994 on Sunday, May 20, 2012 when the moon will cover up all but a sliver of the sun just before sunset. The more...

Bay to Breakers 2012Bay to Breakers 2012
By - posted 5/17/2012
Only in San Francisco

Bring your tortillas (stale preferred), your costumed, your semi-naked and your beer (try to be discreet) and participate in one of the largest races in America, and also one of the most strange and “San Francentric.” The third Sunday in May (May 20th in 2012) sees the 101st edition of more...

Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival
By - posted 5/17/2012
Fairs & Festivals

With the tagline “Culture is an indispensable weapon in the freedom struggle” this annual festival celebrates the legacy of Malcolm X with four stages of live music, graffiti arts, live painting, kung fu, dance, a writers corner and more at this 8-hour free jazz festival in the park. 12th Annual Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival Saturday, more...

Food Revolution DayFood Revolution Day
By - posted 5/17/2012
Eat & Drink

Join Epicuring  for a free family-friendly day that raises awareness about people’s food habits and promotes better food and education for everyone. May 19, 2012 is the 1st Annual International Food Revolution Day and Epicuring has been working with the Jamie Oliver Foundation and CUESA on a day of events that more...

Win Tix: Maker Faire 2012Win Tix: Maker Faire 2012
By - posted 5/15/2012
Win Stuff

Come celebrate MAKE magazine’s 7th Annual Maker Faire in the Bay Area taking place May 19 and 20, 2012. Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is filled with robots, tesla coils, strange vehicles, coke and mentos fountains, world record paper airplanes, fire arts, model more...

Small Business WeekSmall Business Week
By - posted 5/14/2012
Get Out: Events

If you run a small business, or were ever thinking of starting your own in SF, you’ll want to attend the 2012 Small Business Conference on Wednesday, May 16th. Part of “Small Business Week 2012” (May 14-20) this one-day super conference features nearly 50 free workshops for small business owners on more...

“Cute Girls on Bicycles”
By - posted 5/13/2012
Artsy Fartsy

Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art Class is a monthly art-drawing party with an opportunity to draw sexy live models ranging from rhinestone encrusted burlesque performers, bearded ladies and even cute girls on bicycles. On May 15th, Dr. Sketchy’s puts on their annual “Cute Girls on Bicycles” event with foxy gals (and probably a more...

Krazy for KaraokeKrazy for Karaoke
By - posted 5/12/2012
Get Out: Events

Get Krazy for Karaoke every Monday at the Knockout. Chow down on free pizza by Delluva (while supplies last) with your host Little Amy. Come belt it out and drink it down. From 5pm till 9pm take $1 off all wells and taps. Krazy for Karaoke Mondays at 6pm Knockout, 3223 Mission St, SF FREE

Neighborhood Free DaysNeighborhood Free Days
By - posted 5/12/2012
Freebies

For the weekend of May 11-13, 2012, the California Academy of Sciences offers free admission to residents of neighborhoods like the Richmond, Nob Hill, Marina, North Beach and more thanks to the Academy’s bi-annual Neighborhood Free Days program. Each neighborhood, defined by zip codes, will have opportunities to visit the Academy for free over a three-day weekend more...

Flavors of San FranciscoFlavors of San Francisco
By - posted 5/10/2012
Eat & Drink

Start off San Francisco Small Business Week 2012 with a bang on Monday night, May, 14, 2012 from 5:30 to 7:30 at this gala kick-off event. Get tons of sample bites from Ben & Jerry’s, Goat Hill Pizza, Ike’s Place, Thirsy Bear and more. >> The event costs $10, but we more...

How Weird Street FaireHow Weird Street Faire
By - posted 5/10/2012
Fairs & Festivals

For the 13th Annual How Weird Street Faire,13 city blocks will be filled with art and performances, vendors from around the world, tasty food and drinks, and all the colorful weirdness that San Francisco is famous for. All ages are welcome, and costumes are highly encouraged. There will be 13 stages of more...

BalloonacyBalloonacy
By - posted 5/10/2012
Only in San Francisco

Billed as the “World’s First Ever Interactive Balloon Immersion”  Balloonacy is a two-day, 10-hour dance party with floor-to-ceiling balloons during a strange and wonder event funded by the “Awesome Foundation.“ Thousands of LED filled, motion-sensitive balloons will be filling the vast Million Fishes art space Saturday and Sunday, May 12-13. Come rediscover more...

Golden Gate Bridge BashGolden Gate Bridge Bash
By - posted 5/9/2012
Only in San Francisco

Friday Nights at the de Young offers a variety of interdisciplinary arts programs, including live music, poetry, films, dance, tours, talks and more. Season Eight is every Friday night from March 30 – November 23, 2012. This free weekly after-hours art “happening” changes every week, but typically includes a mix of live more...

Bike To Work DayBike To Work Day
By - posted 5/9/2012
Get Out: Events

San Franciscans love biking and one of the most fun and rewarding days to bike is the annual Bike to Work Day celebration on Thursday, May 10, 2012. Join the SF Bicycle Coalition and hundreds of thousands of lawyers, nurses, teachers, waiters and others who will be biking to work on this more...

SoMa Outdoor Dance PartySoMa Outdoor Dance Party
By - posted 5/9/2012
Get Out: Events

The Yerba Buena Gardens Festival kicks off the monthly open air dance party Let’s Go Salsa @ Jessie with the amazing SF salsa band Mazacote. Led by timbalero Louie Romero, Mazacote is a swinging old school salsa band, specializing in the golden age New York sound that came about in the more...