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Free Exploratorium Saturday
A rare free day at The Exploratorium - Saturday, September 22nd
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Free National Parks Day
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Cobb's Free Summer Comedy Shows 2018
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Cobb's Free Summer Comedy Shows 2018
Get on the secret guest list for free Sept. 19-20 shows at SF's biggest comedy club

Wednesday, September 19

Free Cardio Dance on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Wednesday, September 19 – 7:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Cardio Dance on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF

every wednesday This lively series rotates between Zumba, hip-hop, salsa and more. Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF.. Free Rooftop Cardio Dance Class in the Park | SF Wednesday, Aug. 15 – Oct. 31, 2018 | 7:30 am to 8:30 am ...

International Talk Like a Pirate Day 2018
Wednesday, September 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Everywhere
International Talk Like a Pirate Day 2018

Scallywags and sailors alike unite every year on September 19 to don their seafaring finest and to lend their conversation some swagger in honor of International “Talk Like a Pirate Day.” 
2018 Bay Area Pirate Day Events

To be announced for 2018.

Although there are no “official” events …

SFJAZZ Free Concert in Levi’s Plaza: Jamie Zee & Band | SF
Wednesday, September 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Levi's Plaza
SFJAZZ Free Concert in Levi's Plaza: Jamie Zee & Band | SF

SFJAZZ hosts Jamie Zee and her local musicians for their music in the plaza series.
Come see her for yourself in action at Levi’s Plaza in the Embarcadero. Enjoy the fusion of cultures she brings from all around the Bay Area.
Their band will be performing an …

2018 Downtown Redwood City Oktoberfest | Happy Hour Seating
Wednesday, September 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 Adv/$17 Door for Adults & $10 Adv/$12 Door for Kids
| Courthouse Square
2018 Downtown Redwood City Oktoberfest | Happy Hour Seating

For the fifth year, Redwood City celebrates Oktoberfest Downtown Redwood City, featuring a fabulous traditional German Oktoberfest setting with over 1,100 feet of “family style” bench seating; lots of fun and merriment; music; dancing; contests; cold beer and other beverages; food and more. Now featuring ...

Free Rooftop Puerto Rico Concert Tribute on SF’s Newest Park | Salesforce Park
Wednesday, September 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Puerto Rico Concert Tribute on SF’s Newest Park | Salesforce Park

every wednesday Close your laptop and open your soul with after work jams from seasoned Bay Area musicians. Curated by People in Plazas. Free Rooftop Concert Series Every Wednesday, Aug. 15 – Oct. 24, 2018 | 5 pm Salesforce Park (Main Plaza), 425 Mission St., San Francisco FREE ...

SF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, September 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Harmonic Brewing
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild

Monthly The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 66 pmtypically featuring special release ...

Latin Concert: The Fito Reinoso Cuban Quartet | Union Square Live
Wednesday, September 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Latin Concert: The Fito Reinoso Cuban Quartet | Union Square Live

Wed Sept 19: 6-8pm — The Fito Reinoso Cuban Quartet (Latin)
A SF Bay Area favorite, Fito Reinoso is the only Cuban born sonero in the area performing a variety of styles, from son to timba to rumba and cha-cha-cha.

The Story So Far: Free Pop Punk Concert | Amoeba Berkeley
Wednesday, September 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (Berkeley)
The Story So Far: Free Pop Punk Concert | Amoeba Berkeley

The Story So Far celebrate their new album, Proper Dose (Pure Noise Records), with a live performance at Amoeba Berkeley.
To attend: Fans can purchase Proper Dose on CD or LP in-store at Amoeba Berkeley on September 19th. The first 200 purchasers will also receive a …

“Climate Comedy Night” with Will Durst | Fort Mason
Wednesday, September 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free. Donations are accepted.
| Fort Mason (Festival Pavilion)
"Climate Comedy Night" with Will Durst | Fort Mason

Climate change is no laughing matter, but in the spirit of satire we will attempt to have some fun.
Join beloved Bay Area comedian Will Durst and his friends Diane Amos, Nato Green, and Johnny Steele as they share their unique perspectives on climate change in …

Cobb’s Free Summer Comedy Nights | September 19-20
Cobb's Free Summer Comedy Nights | September 19-20

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often ...

Thursday, September 20

Final of 2018: “Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, September 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn
Final of 2018: "Off The Grid" Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio

every thursday Presidio Twilight is back for its fifth season, and it’s better than ever. This year, San Francisco’s largest campfire features a delicious selection of international cuisine from a stellar lineup of local vendors from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to September. Off the Grid ...

Civic Center’s 2018 Third Thursday “Commons Block Party” | SF
Thursday, September 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center's 2018 Third Thursday "Commons Block Party" | SF

Monthly The Commons on Third Thursdays will activate UN Plaza, Fulton Street and Civic Center Plaza with three stages of music, food trucks, bars, bocce ball and other activities held on four nights, once a month through October, from 5 to 9 pm. “The Commons” is the ...

Stargazing at Presidio Twilight | SF
Thursday, September 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post Lawn
Stargazing at Presidio Twilight | SF

Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, gourmet food trucks, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.
Enjoy the last event of the season on September 20 by stargazing with the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers on the Main Parade …

Free Outdoor Rooftop Yoga After Work | Salesforce Park
Thursday, September 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Outdoor Rooftop Yoga After Work | Salesforce Park

every thursday Free outdoor yoga happens every Monday and Thursday. Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF. No pre-registration or membership required – just show up. Salesforce Park Rooftop Free Outdoor Yoga Thursdays through Oct. 25, 2018 | 5:30pm – 6:30pm Salesforce ...

CityDance 2018: K-Pop Dance, Random Chorus Dance Game & Beer Garden | San Jose
Thursday, September 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
CityDance 2018: K-Pop Dance, Random Chorus Dance Game & Beer Garden | San Jose

This Thursday, experience the world of K-pop with instructor Patrick Santos of K-Pop-Up SF to teach you choreography from popular K-pop idols and groups, while DJ PLo provides the music. This week, you’ll also get the chance to watch K-pop dance performances from local teams.
Following …

Brain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, September 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Brain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Feed your brain and body this week as NightLife continues its ongoing series exploring the fascinating world of human health and wellness with mind-expanding talks, cutting edge demos, and yoga sessions around the museum hosted by Yoga Tree, Yoga Works and Outdoor Yoga SF.

Fabulate: The Creativity Explored Opening Reception
 & Fashion Show | SF
Thursday, September 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Creativity Explored
Fabulate: The Creativity Explored Opening Reception
 & Fashion Show | SF

To kick off the opening of Fabulate, Creativity Explored will host a runway fashion show during the opening reception on Thursday, September 20 starting at 7 pm. Artists and models will strut their stuff on the runway in garments from the collection.
Over the years, collaborations …

“Temescal Street Flicks” Outdoor Homegrown Movie Night | Oakland
Thursday, September 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | 49th and Telegraph
"Temescal Street Flicks" Outdoor Homegrown Movie Night | Oakland

every thursday Temescal Street Flicks is an engaging outdoor film series happening every Thursday evening in September in the heart of of Temescal near Temescal Alley at Telegraph and 49th Street in Oakland. Temescal Street Flicks will focus on showcasing local, independent and family-friendly films. The weekly ...

City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Thursday, September 20 – 7:30 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 ...

Win Tix: Paramount Movie Classics: The Breakfast Club | Paramount Theatre
Thursday, September 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Paramount Theatre

They were five total strangers, with nothing in common, meeting for the first time. A brain, a beauty, a jock, a rebel and a recluse. Before the day was over, they broke the rules. Bared their souls. And touched each other in a way they …

$5 Classic Movie Night: “The Breakfast Club” | Paramount Theatre
Thursday, September 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Paramount Theatre
$5 Classic Movie Night: "The Breakfast Club" | Paramount Theatre

Experience the great films of Hollywood’s Golden Era in one of America’s finest Art Deco movie palaces. With over 3,000 seats and a meticulously-restored interior, the Paramount offers a true “Movie Palace” experience straight out of the 1930s – with period newsreels, cartoons, previews, live music from the ...

Win Tix: “Coming or Going?” Live Comedy Taping with Chey Bell | Oakland
Thursday, September 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$5 Advance for with code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, $20 at Door.
| The Uptown Nightclub

In her new comedy special, ‘Coming or Going’ Chey Bell talks about the absurdity of trying to balance all the wrong things and the series of train wrecks that emerge from self-inflicted chaos.
From balancing exercise and alcohol, crazy coworkers, to talking to grandma about the …

Win Tix: Comedy Night: Scott Capurro (Comedy Central) | The Punch Line
Thursday, September 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line

Stand-up comic Scott Capurro, a San Francisco native, is known for his confrontational and controversial yet thought-provoking comedy. He won the prestigious Perrier Award for his first one-person show, Risk Gay, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
> Get Tickets – $18.50
He’s also been seen on Comedy Central …

Cobb’s Free Summer Comedy Nights | Secret Guest List
Cobb's Free Summer Comedy Nights | Secret Guest List

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often ...

Friday, September 21

PARK(ing) Day 2018
Friday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
PARK(ing) Day 2018

An annual worldwide event that inspires city dwellers everywhere to transform metered parking spots into temporary parks for the public good, PARK(ing) Day happens every year on the 3rd Friday in September.
These city-wide pop-up mini-parks can be used as performance spaces, reading lounges or just resting places by …

Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | SF
Friday, September 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | SF

For the 36th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A Midsummer Night’s Dream follows the misadventures of four young lovers, a group of aspiring actors, and a team of mischievous fairies as they all enter the ...

Fort Point Oktoberfest Beer Garden | SF
Friday, September 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Food & beer available for purchase.
| San Francisco Ferry Building
Fort Point Oktoberfest Beer Garden | SF

Fort Point is celebrating Oktoberfest with an extended Ferry Building beer garden for four Fridays this fall. Come hang out in the sun and taste some of the special limited releases alongside the classics. The beer garden will be popping up on the Embarcadero promenade in ...

2018 San Francisco Greek Festival | SF
Friday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Annunciation Cathedral
2018 San Francisco Greek Festival | 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. Souvlaki, Gyros, Moussaka, Spanokopita – all of your ...

Schroeder’s 125th Oktoberfest Block Party | SF
Friday, September 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but food and drinks are for purchase.
| Schroeder's Restaurant
Schroeder's 125th Oktoberfest Block Party | SF

Schroeder’s is kicking off Oktoberfest in true Bavarian Style with their annual block party. It’ll be a lively bash with live music by Polkalicious, lots of Weltenburger beer, Jager shots, sausages, pretzels, prizes, beer games, beats by DJ Jerry Ross, and, of course, the Chicken …

San Jose Tet & Moon Festival | 2018
Friday, September 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Eastridge Mall
San Jose Tet & Moon Festival | 2018

Celebrate this year’s Mid-Autumn Moon Festival 2018 at Eastridge Mall. The Moon Garden will a highlight at the festival for families & offer their your children with many crafts & activities. 2018 San Jose Tet & Moon Festival – Sept 21, 2018 | 3 pm-11 ...