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Sunday, August 20

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

Thursday, August 24

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, August 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Presidio Twilight” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to October. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax under the ...

Saturday, August 26

Creative Family Fun: Make Egg-Citing Critters | The Presidio
Saturday, August 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Creative Family Fun: Make Egg-Citing Critters | The Presidio

The Presidio is full of exciting and interesting animals. Come to the Presidio Officers’ Club to create your own egg-citing critter and learn about all the different animals that call the Presidio home.
Free but an RSVP is required.

Thursday, August 31

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, August 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Presidio Twilight” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to October. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax under the ...

Saturday, September 2

Family-Friendly Bike Ride | The Presidio
Saturday, September 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Rent a bike from Sports Basement or bring your own. Free but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Presidio)
Family-Friendly Bike Ride | The Presidio

Join a Park Ranger and Presidio Trust guide for a gentle 4-mile bike ride. Roll through the history and nature of the Presidio at a family-friendly pace that’s fun for all.
Rent a bike from Sports Basement or bring your own. Free but an RSVP is …

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” Preview | The Presidio
Saturday, September 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park:

For the 34th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

Sunday, September 3

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” Preview | The Presidio
Sunday, September 3 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park:

For the 34th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

Monday, September 4

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio
Monday, September 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park:

For the 34th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

Thursday, September 7

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, September 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Presidio Twilight” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to October. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax under the ...

“The History & Habitat of Mountain Lake” Lecture | The Presidio
Thursday, September 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club

Join them for a conversation on the past and future of Mountain Lake. Using photographs, maps, and personal memories, local historians will highlight the history, human use, restoration, and borderland status of the lake located between the Presidio and the Richmond District neighborhood. Woody LaBounty from …

Friday, September 8

Live Jazz Music with Pianist Larry Vuckovich | The Presidio
Friday, September 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Live Jazz Music with Pianist Larry Vuckovich | The Presidio

Pianist Larry Vuckovich has won acclaim from critics and jazz audiences for his deeply imaginative style and repertoire heard at prestigious North American and European jazz clubs, concert halls and festivals. He is equally at home in world music/classically influenced modal jazz as he is …

Saturday, September 9

Family-Friendly Bird Walks | The Presidio
Saturday, September 9 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Visitor Center
Family-Friendly Bird Walks | The Presidio

Enjoy this family walk in the Presidio led by young birder Jonah Benningfield, accompanied by Presidio Trust staff Rebekah Berkov and Diony Gamoso. Enjoyable for birders of any level, from beginners to the pros. We hope to take full advantage of the west coast’s spectacular …

General DeWitt’s Office Walking Tour | The Presidio
Saturday, September 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Presidio Officers' Club
General DeWitt's Office Walking Tour | The Presidio

Join Presidio Trust Historian Dr. Barbara Berglund Sokolov and National Park Ranger James Osborne for a rare glimpse into General John DeWitt’s office, where as head of Western Defense Command, he made the decision in 1942 to imprison Japanese American citizens and non-citizens without due …

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio
Saturday, September 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park:

For the 34th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

Sunday, September 10

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio
Sunday, September 10 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park:

For the 34th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

Wednesday, September 13

Guided Walks: Birds & Bird Art Treasure Hunt | The Presidio
Wednesday, September 13 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Visitor Center
Guided Walks: Birds & Bird Art Treasure Hunt | The Presidio

Join them for a two-mile, family-friendly guided hike led by Presidio art docents, Presidio trail ambassadors, and Golden Gate Audubon birders to view birds in the Presidio and enjoy chalk art created by local nature artists.
Free but an RSVP is required.

Thursday, September 14

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, September 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Presidio Twilight” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to October. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax under the ...

Contemporary Perspectives on Combat Stress | The Presidio
Thursday, September 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Contemporary Perspectives on Combat Stress | The Presidio

Former US Army Captain Joshua Mantz, author of the forthcoming book, The Beauty of a Darker Soul, will take audiences on a relatable tour of his journey back from harrowing physical and psychological experiences serving in Iraq. As medical director of the PTSD Program at …

Friday, September 15

Farallon Quintet: String Quartet with Clarinet Repertoire | The Presidio
Friday, September 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Farallon Quintet: String Quartet with Clarinet Repertoire | The Presidio

The Farallon Quintet, founded in the summer of 2012, is a dynamic Bay Area ensemble focused exclusively on the string quartet plus clarinet repertoire. In addition to playing the classics, the quintet performs rarely heard works, innovative arrangements, and new music by living composers.
The quintet is …

Saturday, September 16

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio

The free PresidiGo Shuttle system welcomes park visitors, residents, and employees with fully accessible shuttles and bike racks. There are two PresidiGo Shuttle services, each with different policies and guidelines – Around the Park and Downtown. Downtown (Free on Weekends) The Downtown express route make stops ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio
Saturday, September 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park:

For the 34th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

Sunday, September 17

Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio
Sunday, September 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park:

For the 34th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

Tuesday, September 19

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Tuesday, September 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Observation Post at the Presidio
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Presidio, Observation Post / Building 211 on the third Tuesday ...

Thursday, September 28

City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Thursday, September 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Presidio Parade Grounds
City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Saturday, September 30

2017 Film in the Fog: “The Iron Giant” Outdoor Movie | Presidio
Saturday, September 30 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post Theatre Lawn
2017 Film in the Fog:

Come to the 15th annual fall outdoor movie night, Film in the Fog, for a screening of “The Iron Giant,” organized by the Presidio Trust.
2017 Film in the Fog
Saturday, September 30, 2017 | 5:30-9 pm
Main Post, Presidio, San Francisco
FREE

5:30 pm: Food from Off the Grid
Bring a picnic …