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Saturday, September 2

2017 Begonia Festival: Sand Sculpture Contest, Flower Mural & Movie at the Beach | Capitola
Saturday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Stockton Avenue (Capitola)

See some brilliant blooms while boating, baiting and frolicking on the beach over Labor Day weekend at the 65th annual Capitola Begonia Festival. With over 43 acres and 3 million blooms come late summer, the Begonia Festival is a spectacular sight and a fun, family-oriented ...

Kiosk Fest 2017: Zine Reading, Workshop & Live Music | SF
Saturday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Market St (Embarcadero to 5th St)

The Grand Newsstand, San Francisco’s zine stand, is hosting an open-air festival to celebrate zines, art, and printed media. Kiosk Fest takes place around Market Street in San Francisco between 5th Street and the Embarcadero. Kiosk Fest 2017 September 1-2, 2017 | 10 am to ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor and Oakland ...Monthly

Taylor Mac Button-Making Spectacular w/ Machine Dazzle | Curran
Saturday, September 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Curran
Coming off of his recent install of Neiman Marcus windows, genius costume designer and artiste extraordinaire Machine Dazzle is DIY-ing it up on CURRAN’s stage. Get excited for Taylor Mac: A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, and have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with Machine to ...
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Contrada | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, September 2 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Jason Tuley’s childhood in Santa Barbara, Calif. was greatly influenced by his time spent in his grandma Luella’s restaurant. Even though he was very young, he was ...Every Saturday

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: EatGordaEat | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, September 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. EatGordaEat is the name of Illyanna Maisonet’s self-published Puerto Rican cookbook and her popups. Illyanna grew up in the Sacramento Delta, surrounded by an abundance of produce ...Every Saturday

San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls” | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 2 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Golden Gate Park (Peacock Meadow)

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island” The Musical – A Toxic Tale of Corporate Corsairs, Swashbuckling Swindlers, and Big Buck Buccaneers ...

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, September 2 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...Monthly

Fitbit Local Monthly Workout: Bayside Bootcamp | SF
Saturday, September 2 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Huntington Park
Sweat it out with Fitbit Local, a monthly series of free workouts hosted by fitness leaders from your community. Fitbit Local Ambassadors Caroline Jordan and Buddy Macuha will help boost your energy and get a great workout in before the Labor Day holiday. Meet at Huntington ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” Preview | The Presidio
Saturday, September 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of “As You Like It.” Having produced “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” to wide acclaim in 2018, this summer the company turns to a musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic comedy “As ...

Portuguese Festival: BBQ, Games & Dancing For Labor Day Weekend | Hayward

Rock out on your Labor Day holiday and bring the whole family at the Portuguese Festival at BJM Hall in Hayward from September 2-3, 2017. Portuguese Festival: BBQ, Games & Dancing For Labor Day Weekend September 2, 2017 | 4 pm to 12 am September 3, 2017 ...

The Knight of the Burning Pestle: Very-nearly-Shakespeare in the Park | Berkeley
Saturday, September 2 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Hinkel Park

“The Knight of the Burning Pestle” was written by the accomplished Jacobean playwright Francis Beaumont and first performed around 1607. In the play, the audience interrupts the (apparently rather dull) Elizabethan drama “The London Gentleman” and insist the players perform a different play (made up ...

2017 Beast Crawl: 150 Authors, 36 Venues, 3 Hours | Oakland
Saturday, September 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Beer Garden
Uptown Oakland’s Beast Crawl unleashes its sixth annual free literary festival featuring more than 150 writers in a single night, spread out over three hours and nearly 40 local galleries, bars, restaurants, cafés, and storefronts. 2017 Beast Crawl: Huge East Bay Literature Pub Crawl Saturday, September 2, 2017 ...
Ripped from the Headlines: Poets Reading the News | Oakland
Saturday, September 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Itani Ramen
Come hear poetic reflections on the news from legendary writers Arisa White & Moira Roth, along with the editors of Poets Reading the News, Jenna Spagnolo and Elle Aviv Newton, at Oakland’s Beast Crawl. This is the world’s only newspaper written entirely by poets publishing work ...
Hofbrauhaus Munich Saturdays Kickoff Party | SF
Saturday, September 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Schroeder's Restaurant

Schroeder’s Restaurant is celebrating their 124 years in San Francisco by kicking off the very first Hofbrauhaus Party and will be happening every Saturday until September 23, 2017. Hofbrauhaus Munich Saturdays Saturdays, September 2-23, 2017 | 5 pm to 10 pm Schroeder’s Restaurant, 240 Front Street, ...

2017 SF Zine Fest Pre Party | Mission: Comics & Art
Saturday, September 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but do bring some money to buy comics
| Mission: Comics & Art

The San Francisco Zine Fest is a free, annual celebration of small-press publishing from zines and comics to art books and beyond. Exhibitors come from all over the world, and while the focus is on zines, all walks of DIY life are represented — comics, ...

San Francisco Comedy Crawl: 20 Comics at 3 Venues | The Mission
Saturday, September 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations encouraged
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
Get your comedy fix all in one night with 20+ stand up comedians performing three shows in three rooms all along 16th Street in the heart of the Mission with drink specials, free snacks and giveaways. San Francisco 5th Annual Comedy Crawl Saturday, September 2, 2017 | ...
“The Goonies” Free Outdoor Summer Movie Night | Mission Bay

Say hello to San Francisco’s newest outdoor film series, Free Mission Bay Movie Nights. Come early to grab a blanket spot on the astroturf, toss a few bean bags at the community Cornhole, and pick up your gourmet picnic from 10+ of SF’s favorite food trucks. ...

Every Saturday

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday. Free Community Yoga Class Every Saturday | 10 am Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA FREE Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome. Updated 3/13/19 ...
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks. Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front ...
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal understanding ...
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Every Saturday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Rum tasting if you bring your dog
| Tripp Distillery
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Oceanfront Distillery where Rum & other Spirits are made right in front of the bar where spirit tastings and cocktails are on hand. If you bring your dog, you get free tasting of their Rums. There may also be food truck onsite on Saturdays of something ...
Free ‘UrbanKick’ Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 'UrbanKick' Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Beginning July 6, 2019, an energetic, equipment-free class blends sports conditioning and kickboxing, every Saturday from 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm at the Salesforce Park (Main Plaza.) Best of all, there’s no pre-registration or membership required – just show up.
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement
"The Setup" Underground Comedy Show | SF
The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the ...
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10 | It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland
Critical Hit is hosted by Erik Krasner, Hayden Greif-Neill and Jim McVeigh at It’s Your Move Games & Hobbies in Temescal for over 4 years and still going strong. Every week, some of our favorite comedians are invited to perform. Along with the producers, you can ...
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