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Saturday, September 20

World Record Attempt: 42nd Annual Electric Vehicle (EV) Rally & Show | Cupertino
Saturday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | De Anza College
World Record Attempt: 42nd Annual Electric Vehicle (EV) Rally & Show | Cupertino

Wanna set a Guinness world record? Come to Cupertino for the longest Electric Vehicle (pure EV only) parade at 7 am on Saturday, September 20, 2014.
This is also the 42nd Annual Silicon Valley Electric Vehicle (EV) Rally & Show celebrating National Drive Electric Week (formerly National Plug-In …

2014 California Coastal Cleanup Day
Saturday, September 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2014 California Coastal Cleanup Day

Help keep San Francisco’s stretch of the coastline clean at the 2014 California Coastal Cleanup Day on the third Saturday of September.
2014 California Coastal Cleanup Day
Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 9 am to noon
All Over California
FREE
Cleanup and restoration activities will be happening in San Francisco, Marin, …

Oakland “Creek to Bay” Volunteer Day | 2014
Saturday, September 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt
Oakland

Oakland Creek to Bay Day is part of California Coastal Cleanup Day, the largest volunteer day in California and the world- when thousands of volunteers beautify and clean trash from shorelines and waterways across California, the nation and in about 100 countries.
2014 Oakland Creek to Bay Day
Saturday, …

2014 Coastal Cleanup Day: Free Aquarium Tickets | Aquarium of the Bay
2014 Coastal Cleanup Day: Free Aquarium Tickets | Aquarium of the Bay

The Aquarium of the Bay will once again host an annual beach cleanup at Aquatic Park near Fisherman’s Wharf. As a thank you, volunteers will receive a free ticket to Aquarium of the Bay on September 20, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required. The RSVP list is now full, …

Win Tix: 58th Annual Arts Festival in a Redwood Grove | Mill Valley
58th Annual Arts Festival in a Redwood Grove | Mill Valley

Celebrate the magic of fall and discover unique works of art in the redwood grove of Old Mill Park during the 58th annual Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival on September 20-21, 2014.
The juried works include prints, jewelry, paintings, woodwork, photography and sculpture from over 140 fine artists …

2014 International Dragon Boat Festival: Saturday | Treasure Island
Saturday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dragon Boat Festival Grounds
2014 International Dragon Boat Festival: Saturday | Treasure Island

The 19th Annual SF International Dragon Boat Festival is a free weekend of world-class dragon boat racing in the shadow of the new bay bridge, cultural performances, and family activities at the largest competitive dragon boat festival in the U.S. The festival features upwards of 130 dragon ...

2014 Luna Park Chalk Art Festival: Music, Food & Art | San Jose
Saturday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Backesto Park
2014 Luna Park Chalk Art Festival: Music, Food & Art | San Jose

At the 7th annual Luna Park Chalk Art Festival artists of all ages and disciplines will be chalking up the pathways of Backesto Park in San Jose.
Enjoy live art, music, dance, arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, a children’s area, and more.
7th annual Luna Park …

Oakland Chinatown: Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer 2014
Oakland Chinatown: Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer 2014

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches, and high-rises. Oakland Chinatown Tour: Learn about the contributions of Chinese and other Asian immigrants to ...

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, September 20 – 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 ...

Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Bayview
Saturday, September 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant
Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Bayview

Please Note: This tour will take place on 9/20 at the Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bayview, and not on 9/27 at Oceanside in the Outer Sunset, as was originally posted.

2014 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase (cash only)
| Jack London Square
2014

Part street food festival, part county fair, and part block party, the 2014 Eat Real Festival transforms Jack London Square into an epic food festival for three full days of food-centric fun and epicurious education, September 19-21, 2014. But eating is only part of the fun; they ...

Exploratorium Market Days: Free Art & Science Festival | Pier 15
Saturday, September 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free festival at Pier 15, but admission charge required to enter the museum.
| Exploratorium
Exploratorium Market Days: Free Art & Science Festival | Pier 15

Exploratorium Market Days is a series of free, open-air, mini-festivals that bring together scientists, artists, and educators to present an abundant bazaar of new ideas and activities to the Exploratorium’s public plaza at Pier 15 from 11 am to 3 pm on the third Saturday of each month from ...

2014 Black-Eyed Pea Festival: African American Food & Music Fest | Oakland
Saturday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mosswood Park
2014 Black-Eyed Pea Festival: African American Food & Music Fest | Oakland

The first Oakland Black-Eyed Pea Festival is a celebration of African and African American culture using a cherished foodway as its theme, happening in Oakland’s Mosswood Park from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturday, September 20, 2014.
The Black-Eyed Pea Festival will feature musicians MJ’s Brass …

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF
Saturday, September 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF

This waterfront market, run by the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA), has over 120 food, fruit, and vegetable vendors on Saturdays and the entire Bay as its beautiful backdrop. The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market operates year-round from 8 am to 2 pm. On ...

Plated: A Celebration Of Chefs & Cuisine | Embarcadero
Saturday, September 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Two Embarcadero Center
Plated: A Celebration Of Chefs & Cuisine | Embarcadero

Come to Plated, Embarcadero Center’s Saturday morning series of free intimate chef interviews and cooking demos featuring Farmer’s Market fresh items, complete with recipes for everyone to enjoy at home. Free, but an RSVP is required for each event. Tastes will be provided for the first 100 guests. ...

2014 Mole & Mariachi Festival: Live Music & Giant Puppets | Santa Cruz
Saturday, September 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. $10 mole tasting kits available for purchase.
| Santa Cruz Mission Adobe
2014 Mole & Mariachi Festival: Live Music & Giant Puppets | Santa Cruz

Come to Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park for a day of mole tasting, mariachi bands, “Mojiganga” puppets, folklorico dancers, Mexican art and crafts, tortilla-making, piñatas and more for kids of all ages.
Plus you’ll get to vote for your favorite mole prepared for you by local chefs (tasting …

$5 Off Saturday Tickets: Oktoberfest by the Bay 2014 | SF
$5 Off Saturday Tickets: Oktoberfest by the Bay 2014 | SF

The 15th Annual Oktoberfest by the Bay brings the spirit of Munich, Germany to the city by the bay with tasty German fare, lots of great German beer, Bavarian dancing, and authentic German “oompah” music from 21-piece Chico Bavarian Band and more. Oktoberfest by the ...

Free Rubio’s Taco Day | California Coastal Cleanup Day Volunteers
Saturday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free taco to California Coastal Cleanup Day volunteers.
| Rubio's (SF)
Free Rubio's Taco Day | California Coastal Cleanup Day Volunteers

Get a free taco from Rubio’s when you help clean up our beaches and waterways at the largest volunteer event in the state, California Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 20, 2014.
There are more than 800 cleanups statewide to choose from. All ages can participate in …

Give & Take: Monthly Kid Stuff Swap | Oakland
Saturday, September 20 – 11:15 am | Cost: FREE | Lakeview Branch Library
Give & Take: Monthly Kid Stuff Swap | Oakland

Come swap out your kids’ gently-used clothing, books, and toys for others that are new to you. Please bring only items that are clean, in good condition, and appropriate for children. The swap takes place from 11:15 am to noon every third Saturday of the ...

2014 Greek Food Festival: Saturday | SF
2014 Greek Food Festival: Saturday | SF

Whether you dream of visiting the Acropolis in Athens, or swimming off the shores of sunny Mykonos, you can get a taste of Greece at Annunciation Cathedral’s own A Taste of Greece, the only Greek festival in San Francisco on September 19-21, 2014. Free when you print out a ...

2014 Rancho Day Fiesta: 1840s Music, Food & Crafts | Pacifica
Saturday, September 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1 suggested donation. Additional charge for food and crafts.
| Sanchez Adobe
2014 Rancho Day Fiesta: 1840s Music, Food & Crafts | Pacifica

The Sanchez Adobe Docents invite visitors to experience life in the 1840s at a family day that will focus on what life was like on a rancho in Mexican California.
The Rancho Day Fiesta is held annually on the third Saturday in September.
2014 Rancho Day Fiesta
Saturday, …

2014 Berkeley World Music Festival: Saturday | East Bay
Saturday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | People's Park
2014 Berkeley World Music Festival: Saturday | East Bay

Music once again spills out from all corners of Berkeley during the first ever Fall Equinox event in the 11th season of the Berkeley World Music Festival at Telegraph and Haste which serves at the main hub for two days of continuous music showcasing Bay ...

Come Out and Play: Games Workshop | UN Plaza
Saturday, September 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
Come Out and Play: Games Workshop | UN Plaza

Bring the kids and work together in a series of weekend afternoon classes/activities for children and families to play and learn about making their own games, together. Saturday, August 30th, noon to 1:30 pm Saturday, September 13th, noon to 1:30 pm Saturday, September 20th, noon ...

Win Tix: “Late Summer Reds” Wine Celebration | Treasure Island

To kick off the beautiful late summer weather here in SF, please join us for the Late Summer Reds Celebration on Treasure Island with five participating wineries on Treasure Island will be pouring a flight of 2-3 featured red wines.
This event coincides with the neighboring San …

“Swap-O-Rama-Rama” DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland
Saturday, September 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | American Steel Studios

Swap-O-Rama-Rama is a nonprofit community clothing swap with a do-it-yourself workshop in which attendees explore the process of reuse and collective creativity together. Every third Saturday of the month (except for May when they’re at the Maker Faire), they host a meetup where they encourage beginners to experts alike to ...

“Makers, Music & Mimosas”: Free Creative Workshops & Live Music | SoMa
Saturday, September 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Bring cash for mimosas.
| SOMArts Cultural Center

Whether you fancy yourself an artist, or have two left thumbs when it comes to creative production, you can try something new – from ceramics, to fortune telling, to silkscreening – alongside some of the Bay Area’s most talented emerging artists at Makers, Music & Mimosas for …

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF
Saturday, September 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF

For the 32nd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present The Taming of the Shrew, a feast of wit, outrageous clowning, and crazy plot twists in Renaissance-era Padua, Italy, as Kate and Petruchio meet, fight (a lot), and eventually negotiate their way through a “subversive and ...

3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland
Saturday, September 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (Oakland)
3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland

Every third Saturday, the Oakland Art Murmur presents a free guided walking tour based on a different theme each tour. Tours take place on the third Saturday of each month and are led by prominent Oakland gallery directors, curators, writers, and artists.

Opera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF
Saturday, September 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
Opera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF

Please note, this event will be held at The Rite Spot, not The Royale.

Win Tix: Sweet Finale: Unlimited Desserts & Wine Tasting | Mission Dist.
Saturday, September 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Coffee Bar
Sweet Finale: Unlimited Desserts & Wine Tasting | Mission Dist.

Sweet Finale SF lets you loose on all the fabulous desserts you can manage and unlimited wine from some great local vineyards under one roof.
Win a pair of tickets from FuncheapSF and enjoy a sensational night of mouth watering delectables and unlimited drinks in the …

Win Tix: “The Toga Throwdown” Scavenger Hunt | Marina
Saturday, September 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price: $10 - $15 dollars in advance. $20 at the door.
| Secret Location (SF)

Saturday Night Action Club meeting #3 brings you a 21+ scandalous photo based competitive bar crawl around the Marina.
Meet at at 7 pm, have a drink and meet your team of 4-5 other fabulous folks. You’ll receive a packet and have 1-2 hours to tear …

Funcheap’s “Best of SF” 2014 Comedy Showtacular | SF
Funcheap's

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny are taking over the historic Great Star Theater (built in 1925) for a one-night-only “Best of SF” comedy showcase on Saturday, September 20, 2014.
>> Get $5 tickets (good for the first 100 people at each show)
We’ve handpicked five of the funniest up-and-coming …

Win Tix: Todd Barry Stand-Up Comedy (HBO, Comedy Central): Sat 7:30pm | Cobb’s
Saturday, September 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*All shows are 18 & over and there is a two drink minimum per person.
| Cobb's Comedy Club
Todd Barry Stand-Up Comedy (HBO, Comedy Central): Sat 7:30pm | Cobb's

Todd Barry is a nationally-touring comedian who has made countless TV appearances on  Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and has had his own Comedy Central special.
He played band member Todd on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords, and has …

Film Night in the Park: “Despicable Me 2″ | Marin
Saturday, September 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| San Anselmo Creek Park
Film Night in the Park:

Every summer Film Night in the Park puts on free outdoor movies in parks throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and projected on a giant outdoor screen. Arrive early, spread out a blanket, and picnic ...

Final Free Outdoor Aerial Dance Performance Off 80-foot Wall | SF
Saturday, September 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Hastings
Final Free Outdoor Aerial Dance Performance Off 80-foot Wall | SF

Flyaway Productions aerial dance company brings their new, site-specific dance to the Tenderloin Neighborhood of SF. UC Hastings College of the Law has offered up its 80-foot wall to host the free performances on September 12-20, 2014. Multiple Mary and Invisible Jane brings attention to the older homeless women who inhabit our ...

“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | SF
Saturday, September 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10pm with RSVP on Facebook. Otherwise $5. 21+
| Madrone Art Bar

Fringe, the indie music video dance party, happens every third Saturday at Madrone Art Bar. Free before 10 pm with an RSVP; otherwise, it’s $5. DJs Blondie K and subOctave will spin your favorite indie music videos plus the latest remixes to create a buzz on the dance floor. “In ...

Win Tix: New Wave Dance Party: Erasure Night | SoMa
Saturday, September 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. $7 before 10pm / $12 after
| The Cat Club
New Wave Dance Party: Erasure Night | SoMa

Every third Saturday, join New Wave City at The Cat Club to dance to the best of New Wave music, videos, lights, and go-go cages with your hosts and DJs since 1992, Skip and Shindog. Expect a cool crowd of knowledgeable New Wave music fans from ...

The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF
Saturday, September 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP, or $5 at the door.
| Milk Bar
The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF

It’s the death of a disco dancer with Milk Bar’s “The Queen is Dead” dance party featuring the music of The Smiths, Morrissey, and other brit pop, new wave, and post punk heavy-hitters. “The Queen is Dead” Dance Party Third Saturday of the month  | 9 pm-2 ...

Win Tix: Soul, Jazz & Spoken Word: Meshell Ndegeocello | SF
Saturday, September 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $26
| Great American Music Hall
Soul, Jazz & Spoken Word: Meshell Ndegeocello | SF

Mercurial and masterful, Meshell Ndegeocello has survived the best and worst of what a career in music has to offer. She has eschewed genre for originality, celebrity for longevity, and musicals trends for musical truths. 
Fans have come to expect the unexpected from Meshell, and faithfully …

Win Tix: Public Works Anniversary w/ DJ Danny Tenaglia 5-Hour Set | SoMa
Saturday, September 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $20-30
| Public Works
Public Works Anniversary w/ DJ Danny Tenaglia 5-Hour Set | SoMa

In four years, Public Works was built from the ground up – relentlessly bringing the best talent in house, techno, bass, disco and more. On Sept. 20, they’re celebrating 1,460 days of existence with an all night party a legend: Danny Tenaglia.
Having cut his teeth …

Win Tix: Todd Barry Stand-Up Comedy (HBO, Comedy Central): Sat 9:45pm | Cobb’s
Saturday, September 20 – 9:45 pm | Cost: WIN*
*All shows are 18 & over and there is a two drink minimum per person.
| Cobb's Comedy Club
Todd Barry Stand-Up Comedy (HBO, Comedy Central): Sat 9:45pm | Cobb's

Todd Barry is a nationally-touring comedian who has made countless TV appearances on  Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and has had his own Comedy Central special.
He played band member Todd on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords, and has …

San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF
Saturday, September 20 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF

Every third Saturday, you are invited to bicycle with the San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride as they set out to a new mystery location in SF. Where to meet? They’ll post ride start locations on their website and Facebook page, the day of the ride only; there’s ...

Sunday, September 21

2014 Tour de Coop: Chickens, Beehives & Homesteads | Silicon Valley
Sunday, September 21 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Tickets are limited.
| Silicon Valley
2014 Tour de Coop: Chickens, Beehives & Homesteads | Silicon Valley

The second annual Silicon Valley Tour de Coop, a self-guided bicycle tour of chicken coops, gardens, bee hives, hoop houses, and cool Silicon Valley urban homesteads, takes place from 9 am to 4 pm on Sunday, September 21, 2014
Free, but an RSVP is required. Tickets are …

2014 International Dragon Boat Festival: Sunday | Treasure Island
Sunday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dragon Boat Festival Grounds
2014 International Dragon Boat Festival: Sunday | Treasure Island

The 19th Annual SF International Dragon Boat Festival is a free weekend of world-class dragon boat racing in the shadow of the new bay bridge, cultural performances, and family activities at the largest competitive dragon boat festival in the U.S. The festival features upwards of 130 dragon ...

2014 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase (cash only)
| Jack London Square
2014

Part street food festival, part county fair, and part block party, the 2014 Eat Real Festival transforms Jack London Square into an epic food festival for three full days of food-centric fun and epicurious education, September 19-21, 2014. But eating is only part of the fun; they ...

19th Century Pistol Dueling Class | Daly City
Sunday, September 21 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Broderick-Terry Duel Landmark Park
19th Century Pistol Dueling Class | Daly City

You read that right… This one-hour lecture & hands-on class will detail how a 19th century pistol duel was arranged and executed from beginning to end, and how one could best prepare for and survive them.
The class takes place near the very spot of one …

2014 Folsom Street Fair | SoMa
2014 Folsom Street Fair | SoMa

The 31st Annual Folsom Street Fair, a true only in San Francisco original, covers over 13 city blocks filled with 400,000 people in their most outrageous leather, rubber, and fetish attire enjoying the world’s largest leather fair.
2014 Folsom Street Fair
Sunday, September 21, 2014 | 11 am …

2014 “Art in Nature” Festival in the Woods | Oakland
Sunday, September 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Redwood Regional Park
2014

Stroll along the mile-long Stream Trail of Redwood Regional Park in Oakland, experience art in nature, and delve into the nature of art throughout 12 themed areas featuring music, dance, sculpture, painting, martial arts, poetry, body painting, circus arts, theater, visual arts, storytelling, arts & crafts, …

$10 Tickets: Oktoberfest by the Bay 2014 | SF
$10 Tickets: Oktoberfest by the Bay 2014 | SF

The 15th Annual Oktoberfest by the Bay brings the spirit of Munich, Germany to the city by the bay with tasty German fare, lots of great German beer, Bavarian dancing, and authentic German “oompah” music from 21-piece Chico Bavarian Band and more. Oktoberfest by the ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, September 21 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford

Stanford University’s distinguished outdoor art collection includes nearly 100 sculptures and features important figurative and abstract works in a variety of media by artists of the late 19th century to the present. This tour begins in front of the Cantor Arts Center with marble statues, ...

2014 Greek Food Festival: Sunday | SF
Sunday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission with coupon. Otherwise $5.
| Annunciation Cathedral
2014 Greek Food Festival: Sunday | SF

Whether you dream of visiting the Acropolis in Athens, or swimming off the shores of sunny Mykonos, you can get a taste of Greece at Annunciation Cathedral’s own A Taste of Greece, the only Greek festival in San Francisco on September 19-21, 2014. Free when you print out a ...

Car-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley
Sunday, September 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
Car-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley

Sundays on Telegraph closes Telegraph Avenue to cars between Durant Avenue and Dwight Way, and opens it to restaurant seating, music, street vendors, and more from noon to 5 pm, July 13 to September 21, 2014. Come enjoy the beautiful weather, food, crafts, and everything else that Telegraph ...

Mission Neighborhood Record Swap | McCoppin Plaza
Sunday, September 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Plaza
Mission Neighborhood Record Swap | McCoppin Plaza

The city has turned the blighted dead end of McCoppin St., abutting the Octavia freeway off ramp, into a dynamic community space. The new McCoppin Plaza is one of three new open spaces under the South of Market (SoMa) West Improvement Projects designed to enhance the ...

2014 Berkeley World Music Festival: Sunday | East Bay
Sunday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
2014 Berkeley World Music Festival: Sunday | East Bay

Music once again spills out from all corners of Berkeley during the first ever Fall Equinox event in the 11th season of the Berkeley World Music Festival at Telegraph and Haste which serves at the main hub for two days of continuous music showcasing Bay ...

2014 All You Can Dance for Just $5 | SoMa
Sunday, September 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Alonzo King Lines Ballet
2014 All You Can Dance for Just $5 | SoMa

Enjoy bite-sized samples from a range of dance classes for just $5 at Alonzo King Lines Ballet from 1-5 pm on Sunday, September 21, 2014.
Never tried a ballet class? Want to get a taste of tango? Thinking about doing it Bollywood style? These classes, plus Classical Chinese, …

Free Irish Dance & Music Concert | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, September 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Irish Dance & Music Concert | Golden Gate Park Band

On Sunday, September 21, 2014 the Golden Gate Park Band celebrates Robert Emmet Day with a program of Irish music, dancing, and costumes.
Robert Emmet was an Irish nationalist and Republican, orator and rebel leader. He led an abortive rebellion against British rule in 1803 and was captured, …

Westin St. Francis 110th Anniversary Free Historic Tour | SF
Sunday, September 21 – 1:10 pm | Cost: FREE | The Westin St. Francis
Westin St. Francis 110th Anniversary Free Historic Tour | SF

Throughout 2014, guests and locals will have the opportunity to learn about the Westin St. Francis’s rich history during complimentary tours held on the 21st of each month at 1:10 pm. From 1:10-2:10 pm guests will also enjoy complimentary historic bites from the “The Hotel ...

55% Off: Craft Spirits Carnival 2014 | Unlimited Tastings & Sideshow
55% Off: Craft Spirits Carnival 2014 | Unlimited Tastings & Sideshow

Sample over 100 different brands of spirits and booze at the 2014 Craft Spirits Carnival  a huge festival at the Fort Mason Center on September 20-21.
And Funcheap has an exclusive code for you to get your tickets for 55% off tickets.

Try and Buy over 100 …

Cemetery Lecture: Hollywood Endings: When the Stars Flicker Out | SF
Sunday, September 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cypress Lawn Memorial Park
Cemetery Lecture: Hollywood Endings: When the Stars Flicker Out | SF

Michael Svanevik will discuss “Hollywood Endings (When the Stars Flicker Out).’

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF
Sunday, September 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2014: The Taming of the Shrew | SF

For the 32nd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present The Taming of the Shrew, a feast of wit, outrageous clowning, and crazy plot twists in Renaissance-era Padua, Italy, as Kate and Petruchio meet, fight (a lot), and eventually negotiate their way through a “subversive and ...

Win Tix: 2014 San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival | Unlimited Tastings
2014 San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival | Unlimited Tastings

Come one, come all to the San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival at the Fort Mason Center on September 20-21, 2014. Try & Buy over 100 spirits brands of all tastes, shapes and sizes: Mezcal, Absinthe, Whiskey, Bourbon, Vodka, Tequila, Grappa … too many to list, plus …

Final Day: Starbucks 2-for-1 Week | 2014
Sunday, September 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: 2-for-1*
*Buy one fall drink, get one free at participating locations.
| Starbucks
Final Day: Starbucks 2-for-1 Week | 2014

Buy any fall drink (hot or iced) and get one free at Starbucks from 2-6 pm, Wednesday, September 17 through Sunday, September 21, 2014. This offer is only valid at participating stores (that probably means no airport or mall shops).

Destiny’s Child Flash Mob Dance Class | SF
Sunday, September 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $6 | LEVYstudio
Destiny's Child Flash Mob Dance Class | SF

You might not be ready for this jelly, but The Girl Groups Flash Mob is coming. Seven girl groups will be repping in one glorious, bootylicious hit-filled medley including En Vogue, Spice Girls, TLC, Salt-N-Pepa, Destiny’s Child, Pussycat Dolls and Danity Kane. The Flash Mob is ...

2014 German Oktoberfest “Free Jugs” Beer Party | Cafe Royale
2014 German Oktoberfest

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Cafe Royale where $40 buys you all you can “taste” of their four German beers on tap and you get to keep the stein litter mug at the end of the day.
Cafe Royale’s 3rd Annual Oktoberfest Party 
Sunday, September 21, 2014 | 4 …

Original Famous Twang Sundays: Punk-Inspired Country | Potrero Hill
Sunday, September 21 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Thee Parkside
Original Famous Twang Sundays: Punk-Inspired Country | Potrero Hill

Sunday, September 21, 2014, Original Famous Twang Sundays welcomes Pork Chop Express and The Lucky Rubes to Thee Parkside.
Pork Chop Express is a San Francisco Bay Area alt country band that has been playing together since 2002. They take the gristly scraps from the American …

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, September 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...

Every Saturday

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rec Field: Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Come and play outdoors, in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting, and melting into the ground. Join up every Saturday for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation for body, mind, and spirit.
Purusha yogis teach free yoga on Saturday mornings in Golden Gate Park at 11 am,  as part of …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13
Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13

Sure, Lucky 13 is always loaded with free popcorn and goldfish, but if you’re looking for something more sustainable with your rockabilly and punk on the jukebox, be sure to drop by their free BBQ on the outdoor patio from 4-7 pm every Saturday from June …

Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide
Every Saturday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks.
Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide

The Riptide hosts a bingo party, every Saturday, which runs from about 6 pm to just after 8 pm. There are 3 rounds; you can win drinks, prizes, and the final blackout round prize is a $50 bar tab.
When O-69 gets called, everyone playing bingo …

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