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Monday, September 4

2017 Begonia Festival: Fishing Derby & Row Boat Races | Capitola
Monday, September 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Stockton Avenue (Capitola)
2017 Begonia Festival: Fishing Derby & Row Boat Races | 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 ...

Il Giro di San Francisco Bike Race | 2017
Monday, September 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Levi's Plaza
Il Giro di San Francisco Bike Race | 2017
Il Giro di San Francisco (formerly the “San Francisco Gran Prix”) is an annual bike race around the streets of San Francisco that’s had competitors cruising around the city since 1975. It’s free for spectators to come and watch. Il Giro di San Francisco 2017 Monday, September 4, ...

Labor Day Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket
Labor Day Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket
If you’ve got a car in San Francisco, in addition to crazy high gas prices, you also have to worry about the insanely complex, nearly impossible to decipher conflicting parking signs and rules. Thankfully on Labor Day 2017, the city of San Francisco is going to ...
Free 7-Mile Hiking Tour on Labor Day | Oakland
Monday, September 4 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| La Farine Bakery
Free 7-Mile Hiking Tour on Labor Day | Oakland
Join them on a hike from Oakland’s Dimond District up to Joaquin Miller Park, where you’ll catch AC Transit 339 for a ten-minute bus ride back down to Dimond. This beautiful hike will go through Oakland’s Dimond Canyon and Joaquin Miller Park and will finish with ...
10 Different Free Guided Walking Tours: Labor Day | SF
Monday, September 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Japanese Tea Garden may require an additional charge.
| All Over San Francisco
10 Different Free Guided Walking Tours: Labor Day | SF
Looking for something to do on your day off on Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2017? San Francisco City Guides offers up daily, free guided walking tours of San Francisco. Be a tourist in your own city and learn a few bits of history you can ...
2017 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods: Labor Day | Peninsula
Monday, September 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kings Mountain Fire Station
2017 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods: Labor Day | Peninsula

Why pay a fortune to see the art in Sausalito when you can visit the Kings Mountain Art Fair for free? Known for its stunning location among the redwoods and for its unique and varied artists, the Kings Mountain Art Fair celebrates more than 50 ...

Final Day: Lawrence Halprin Landscape Architecture Exhibit | Palace of Fine Arts
Monday, September 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Palace of Fine Arts
Final Day: Lawrence Halprin Landscape Architecture Exhibit | Palace of Fine Arts
Here’s your last chance to this amazing traveling photo exhibition about influential San Francisco-based landscape architect, Lawrence Halprin, who was among the foremost landscape architects of the twentieth century. The exhibition, which debuted at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., is on view at the Palace ...
Hiero Day 2017: Hip Hop Music Fest & Block Party | Oakland
Hiero Day 2017: Hip Hop Music Fest & Block Party | Oakland
Rock out on your Labor Day holiday during the 6th Annual Hiero Day by celebrating at Hieroglyphics‘ Hip Hop Music Festival and Block Party in Oakland. Hiero Day 2017 features performances and music by 50 legendary, underground & undiscovered artists. DJ, Emcees, Vocalists and more share three stages in ...
2017 “Abbots Bromliad” Antler Dance & Meadow Picnic | Oakland
Monday, September 4 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Joaquin Miller Park
2017 "Abbots Bromliad" Antler Dance & Meadow Picnic | Oakland
Join the California Revels in a day of  good music, dancing, and the largest celebration ever of the Abbots Bromley antler dance, The Abbots Bromliad. Every September on Wakes Monday, the dancers in Abbots Bromley, England take up the traditional horns for a legendary trek ...
Alfred Hitchcock’s San Francisco | A Walking Tour
Monday, September 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Huntington Park
Alfred Hitchcock's San Francisco | A Walking Tour
The Master of Suspense loved San Francisco and used its beauty, elegance, and mystery to great effect in several films. From Nob Hill to Union Square, you’ll see some of the hotels, clubs, retail stores and other locations featured in Vertigo and other Hitchcock classics. During ...
Free Labor Day Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Monday, September 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Labor Day Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the new direction of Robert Calonico, presents its 136th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most ...

San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls” | Dolores Park
Monday, September 4 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Dolores Park
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Walls" | Dolores Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 59th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2018 production “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2018 Free political theater & music in parks all ...

15th Annual Cowgirl Palooza Labor Day Party | El Rio
Monday, September 4 – All Day | Cost: $10 | El Rio
15th Annual Cowgirl Palooza Labor Day Party | El Rio
Wear your checkered shirts, boot, and hats, and celebrate Labor Day with a full afternoon of folksy Americana for El Rio’s 15th Cowgirl Palooza Labor Day Party on Monday, September 4, 2017. Listen to some of the best local alt-country and dance outfits at this annual outdoor concert ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio
Monday, September 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: "Hamlet" | The Presidio

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 ...

The Knight of the Burning Pestle: Very-nearly-Shakespeare in the Park | Labor Day Special
Monday, September 4 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Hinkel Park
The Knight of the Burning Pestle: Very-nearly-Shakespeare in the Park | Labor Day Special

“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 ...

Milk Bar Mondaze 2 Year Anniv: Free Pizza, Games & Comedy Night | Haight
Monday, September 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Milk Bar Mondaze 2 Year Anniv: Free Pizza, Games & Comedy Night | Haight
Milk Bar Mondaze is the only place in the city that you can walk in sober and hungry on a Monday and leave full and happy after great night of entertainment and free pizza brought to you from the famous Escape From New York. Going on ...
“Motown On Mondays” DJ Night | Madrone Art Bar
Monday, September 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9pm, $3 after
| Madrone Art Bar
"Motown On Mondays" DJ Night | Madrone Art Bar

Every Monday at Madrone, dance the night away with hosts DJ Gordo Cabeza and Timoteo Gigante and resident DJs spinning originals, exclusive remixes, and close relatives of your favorite Motown songs during M.O.M. Motown on Mondays. Arrive early for Happy Hour featuring $1 off drafts ...

“Classical Revolution” Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.
Monday, September 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $5-20 donation is welcome to support the musicians.
| The Revolution Cafe
"Classical Revolution" Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.

“Classical Revolution” is a bi-monthly chamber music night at the Mission District’s Revolution Cafe. They feature different local and visiting musicians in a unique Chamber Jam format, where musicians get a chance to perform in a casual environment and audiences get to hear chamber music in a ...

Every Monday

Free Monday Morning Workout: Cardio & Strength | Fort Mason
Every Monday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Green
Free Monday Morning Workout: Cardio & Strength | Fort Mason

Every Monday, November Project San Francisco meets in Fort Mason for a combination of cardio and strength exercises that are sure to leave you stronger than the day before. Come at 6:30 am; meet at Fort Mason Green for hugs, sweat and cheers. 
The workouts are weatherproof, meaning …

Free Bagel Mondays | Mission Dist.
Every Monday – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | La Victoria Bakery
Free Bagel Mondays | Mission Dist.

There are a lot of kind-hearted folks in this city by the bay, but Danny Gabriner of Sour Flour is in the pantheon of kind folks. 
Every Monday, he bakes and then gives away hundreds of free bagels on 24th and Alabama Street. Tasty and fresh, free handmade, …

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Monday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Point Bonita Lighthouse
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands

Meet Point Bonita docents along the lighthouse trail. This hidden, historic setting offers breathtaking views and many stories of what life was like living at the head of such perilous waters.
A secret jewel of the Bay Area, the Point Bonita Lighthouse, built in 1855, was …

“Motown On Mondays” DJ Night | Madrone Art Bar
Every Monday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9pm, $3 after
| Madrone Art Bar
"Motown On Mondays" DJ Night | Madrone Art Bar

Every Monday at Madrone, dance the night away with hosts DJ Gordo Cabeza and Timoteo Gigante and resident DJs spinning originals, exclusive remixes, and close relatives of your favorite Motown songs during M.O.M. Motown on Mondays.
Arrive early for Happy Hour featuring $1 off drafts and …

Circuit Hacking Night: Make Cool Things with Electronics | Mission Dist.
Circuit Hacking Night: Make Cool Things with Electronics | Mission Dist.

Learn to solder and learn to make cool things with electronics. Hang out with cool hardware geeks at Noisebridge’s weekly Circuit Hacking Monday.
All ages, all skill levels, and all are welcome at this weekly Monday night event to give you inspiration to hack that project you’ve always wanted …

“Musical Mondays” Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Every Monday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Edge
"Musical Mondays" Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro

Start your week singing with Musical Mondays or get over the hump with Musical Wednesdays at The Edge in the Castro, where they play all of your favorite musicals to sing and drink along with a different theme each week from 7 pm to 2 am every …

No Sports Trivia: “Oopsies” Pubquiz | Mission Dist.
Every Monday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pubquiz is always free to play. Bonus prize to all Funcheapers.
| Virgil's Sea Room
No Sports Trivia: "Oopsies" Pubquiz  | Mission Dist.

Join No Sports Trivia at Virgil’s Sea Room to celebrate Famous Oopsies in History. From cars that explode to soda pop that tastes bad, you’ll be quizzed on all flavors of nerdery, including current events, music, history, spelling, math, and science.
No Sports Trivia: “Oopsies” Pubquiz
Every …

“The Secret Show”: Comedy Show at a Pub | San Mateo
Every Monday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Swingin' Door
"The Secret Show": Comedy Show at a Pub | San Mateo

Kevin Wong hosts a free weekly comedy night at The Swinging’ Door in San Mateo featuring comedians who have appeared at the Punch Line, Cobb’s, San Jose Improv, and Tommy T’s.
If you’re in the Peninsula, come on down to The Swingin’ Door for some free laughs every …

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