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Pier 39's Fire Victim Fundraiser PartyPier 39’s Fire Victim Fundraiser Party
By - posted 10/11/2017
Healing

CC0 Public Domain In light of the devastation and loss of life caused by North Bay wildfires, they are turning the Birthday Bash into a Party with a Purpose. There will be great music, entertainment, and the American Red Cross will be accepting donations to help those affected by the North Bay more...

Free California Academy of Sciences WeekFree California Academy of Sciences Week
By - posted 10/11/2017
Healing

California Academy of Sciences The California Academy of Sciences is opening their doors this week with free admission through Sunday, October 15th to try to do something nice for people affected by the fires to give a free, safe place for families to get out of the smoke during the day. Tubbs/Atlas more...

Ocean Beach Sandcastle ClassicOcean Beach Sandcastle Classic
By - posted 10/11/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Leap Sandcastle Classic Northern California’s largest sandcastle building event, the 35th annual Leap Sandcastle Contest is a spirited competition between teams of architects, engineers, contractors, designers and local elementary school students at Ocean Beach (just below the Cliff House). There’s also a community castle for everyone to join in to build. Leap’s 35th Annual Sandcastle more...

Jet Blue's $31 Halloween FaresJet Blue’s $31 Halloween Fares
By - posted 10/11/2017
Deals

Worcester1012 via Wikipedia Jet Blue is mixing it up a bit for their sales and this time they’re offering $31 one way fares to Long Beach over Halloween weekend from both Oakland and SFO. The fine print is that it’s a one-day sale (fares expire at 8:59pm PT tonight), you can travel between 10/27 and 11/4 but dates vary by route. more...

Free WiFi For All Affected by North Bay WildfiresFree WiFi For All Affected by North Bay Wildfires
By - posted 10/10/2017
Freebies

Map of WiFi Locations via Xfinity Xfinity WiFi Hotspots open, offering free Internet access to those affected by the North Bay Wildfires Due to the impact of wildfires in the North Bay, Comcast is opening its Xfinity WiFi hotspots to help residents and emergency personnel stay connected throughout the Napa and Sonoma more...

The Bay's 1,000 Pizza Bake-OffThe Bay’s 1,000 Pizza Bake-Off
By - posted 10/8/2017
Get Out: Events

Pizzacraft Over a dozen teams of professional chefs and enthusiastic amateurs will gather to cook over 1,000 pizzas all day for you to sample. Come and try slice after slice, and vote for your favorites in our Pizzafest People’s Choice competition typically with over 20 roaring pizza ovens at work. Lagunitas and Gilman Brewing more...

Alcatraz Sunrise GatheringAlcatraz Sunrise Gathering
By - posted 10/8/2017
City Discoveries

Alison Taggart-Barone via NPS The International Indian Treaty Council presents the Annual Indigenous Peoples’ Sunrise Gathering commemorating 525 years of Indigenous resistance, honoring ancestors and future generations. 2017 Indigenous Peoples’ Day Sunrise Gathering Monday, October 9, 2017 Alcatraz Island, San Francisco (Ohlone Territory) FREE event, but ferry ticket to Alcatraz Island is $11 (children under 5 are more...

Fleet Week 2017Fleet Week 2017
By - posted 10/7/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Photo | FSX Blue Angels Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. 36th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week  October 2 – 9, 2017 San Francisco FREE Much more than just the Blue Angels, more...

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2017Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2017
By - posted 10/6/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass via Facebook 2017 brings San Francisco the 17th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, one of the largest, free-est and beloved music festivals in the country. Be one of over 750,000 attendees over the three-day musical extravaganza in beautiful Golden Gate Park. The full 2017 lineup has been released, and it’s awesome. Highlights more...

149th Italian Heritage Parade149th Italian Heritage Parade
By - posted 10/6/2017
Celebrations

briarrosepoet via Youtube Come to one of the city’s oldest celebrations of heritage and the longest-running Italian-American parade in the nation – a bright and colorful San Francisco institution since it was established in 1868. 2017 Italian Heritage Parade Sunday, October 8, 2017 | 12:30 pm Fisherman’s Wharf to North Beach, San Francisco FREE The Parade action more...

“Bay Day” is Here
By - posted 10/5/2017
Celebrations

Robert Campbell Bay Day is like Earth Day – but just for the San Francisco Bay. It is one official day every year for the entire Bay Area to come together and celebrate the Bay. Don’t be fooled by the bridges, levees, and city skylines—the Bay is wild and alive. In fact, it’s more...

See the Castro's New Rainbow LightsSee the Castro’s New Rainbow Lights
By - posted 10/3/2017
Celebrations

| FunCheapSF.com Illuminate is the San Francisco arts nonprofit behind The Bay Lights and the illumination of the Conservatory of Flowers for the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love as well as Harvey’s Halo and “Hope will Never be Silent” in the Castro to honor Harvey Milk. At 6 pm more...

Comedy Pop-Up at SF's Newest Art BarComedy Pop-Up at SF’s Newest Art Bar
By - posted 10/3/2017
Get Out: Events

Bar Fluxus Discover some of the coolest venues in the city through Funcheap’s pop-up comedy shows. This week get to know Bar Fluxus – downtown SF’s newest art bar that’s tucked away in a secret alley that you’d never find on your own. What’s Awesome About Bar Fluxus As colorful as a big more...

How to Volunteer: Hardly Strictly BluegrassHow to Volunteer: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
By - posted 10/3/2017
City Insight

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass via FAcebook Want to be involved behind the scenes of one of San Francisco’s most amazing free events? The 2017 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass music festival is one of the great gifts given to the city each year, and you can give back by choosing to volunteer for a more...

LIVE 105's LIVE 105’s “Bottom of the Hill” Birthday Party
By - posted 10/2/2017
Celebrations

Bottom of the Hill Do you like morning shows? Neither do we. But regardless, we’re getting together to celebrate their 3rd year as the official morning show of LIVE105. Join in at Bottom of the Hill a day party for drinks, pizza, cake a private acoustic performance from Vance Joy and a kick-ass more...