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Spring Equinox Ceremony | SF Zen Center
Saturday, March 17 – 7:10 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Zen Center
Spring Equinox Ceremony | SF Zen Center
Come witness and join in the Spring Equinox Ceremony at the San Francisco Zen Center at 7:10 am on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Words of the season are offered in the equinox and solstice ceremonies, usually outdoors in the courtyard. The ceremony follows morning zazen, at the time ...
St. Patrick’s Day Fest: Bagpipes & 29th Anniversary Party | Farley’s SF
Saturday, March 17 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Farley's Coffee (SF)
St. Patrick's Day Fest: Bagpipes & 29th Anniversary Party | Farley's SF
Top o’ the mornin’ to you and happy anniversary to Farley’s. Join Farley’s in San Francisco on March 17, 2018 to celebrate their 29th Anniversary for a morning of live Irish music and bagpipes, approximately 9 am-Noon. Enjoy Irish Stew and soda bread throughout the day. Please note, this ...

2018 Annual Arbor Day Eco Fair: Free Family Fun & Enviromental Education | SF
Saturday, March 17 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | George Washington High School
2018 Annual Arbor Day Eco Fair: Free Family Fun & Enviromental Education | SF
Join in the fun at this year’s San Francisco Public Works Arbor Day Eco Fair – a family-fun event packed with hands-on activities and urban environmental education on Saturday, March 17, 2018. 2018 Annual Arbor Day Eco Fair Saturday, March 17, 2018 | 9 am to noon Washington High ...
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Dogpatch & Potrero Hill Residents
Saturday, March 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for  Dogpatch & Potrero Hill Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Gio Betteo, Rookies, Feat. Devil’s Gulch Ranch Free Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, March 17 – 10:30 am | | Ferry Building
Gio Betteo, Rookies, Feat. Devil's Gulch Ranch Free Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Founded by former 4505 Meats staff passionate about making sustainable meats easily accessible to the public, Rookies is a concept of Giovanni and Stefanie Betteo of Salt Pt. Butchery & Provisions, with a focus on classic Italian-American-inspired sandwiches and seasonal dishes. Their meat share program ...Every Saturday

7th Annual LepreCon: St. Paddy’s Pub Crawl | SF
Saturday, March 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5*
*$5 Super Early Bird tickets; $12 Early Bird tickets
| Mayes Oyster House
7th Annual LepreCon: St. Paddy's Pub Crawl | SF
Like SantaCon, but love St. Patrick’s Day? Turn in your Santa Claus costume and join the epic 7th Annual LepreCon Pub Crawl, a Leprechaun-themed pub crawl on Saturday, March 17, 2018. At LepreCon, St. Patrick’s Day meets SantaCon, kicks Christmas’s ass, and the Leprechauns take over. Over ...
2018 Holi Festival: The Biggest Color Fight in The Bay Area | Fremont
Saturday, March 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: $23*
*$23 General Admission; $20 for RANA members
| Mission San Jose High School
2018 Holi Festival: The Biggest Color Fight in The Bay Area | Fremont
It’s time to celebrate the fun filled festival of colors. RANA (Rajasthan Association of North America) brings you the biggest Holi Festival in Bay Area inspired by the original Rajasthani Holi in India. Be sure to dress in Holi attire (white colors are ideal for great ...
Rainbow “Holi” Festival of Colors: Yoga, Live Music & Color Fight | San Jose
Saturday, March 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: $8*
*$8 early bird tickets; $10 tickets at the door
| Rainbow Park
Rainbow "Holi" Festival of Colors: Yoga, Live Music & Color Fight | San Jose
Cover yourself with colors at the rainbow Holi festival. Enjoy live bands, food, yoga, interactive dance and, of course, throw colored chalk on yourself, friends, and strangers. This springtime festival will have you looking like you were just spit out of a rainbow, and isn’t that the ...
Chief Sullivan’s St. Patrick’s Day Street Party 2018 | North Beach
Saturday, March 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chief Sullivan's (formerly O'Reilly's Pub)
Chief Sullivan's St. Patrick's Day Street Party 2018 | North Beach
Chief Sullivan’s is hosting their 2nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Street Party on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Join in for some St. Paddy’s Day fun in the sun at their annual block party. Arrive early for a full Irish Breakfast and free green schwag giveaways; live music kicks ...
March Madness: $5 Tickets for San Mateo County Fair | March 12-31
March Madness: $5 Tickets for San Mateo County Fair | March 12-31
For the first time ever, admission tickets will be just $5 during the San Mateo County Fair’s March Madness promotion. No matter the age (adults, seniors and juniors) fair admission tickets will be discounted to $5 for just 20 days—March 12 through March 31. March Madness: ...
St. Patrick’s Day Irish Pub Music Celebration | Civic Center
Saturday, March 17 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
| Civic Center (SF)
St. Patrick's Day Irish Pub Music Celebration | Civic Center
The United Irish Cultural Center of San Francisco throws a Saturday night of traditional Irish music & pub classics the night of the big downtown parade on Saturday, March 17, 2018.
National Submarine Day: Wine Tasting Inside a Submarine | Treasure Island
Saturday, March 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $7.50*
*$7.50 (50% off discounted tasting)
| Sottomarino Winery
National Submarine Day: Wine Tasting Inside a Submarine | Treasure Island

Wine and submarines usually don’t go together… But not for them. What better way to celebrate National Submarine Day than to go wine tasting inside an actual submarine on Treasure Island? See a sneak peek of the tasting room located inside a real-life submarine training ...

Oyna Natural Foods Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, March 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Oyna Natural Foods Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Mehdi and Aisan of Oyna Natural Foods immigrated to the United States in 2013 to pursue Aisan’s passion for dance. Oyna means to dance in Azeri language, spoken northwest of Iran—Azerbaijan province, where both parents of the founders are from originally. They love food from ...Every Saturday

Win Tix: 1st Annual “Taste of Norway” Food Festival | SF The Norwegian Seamen’s Church hosts San Francisco’s very first “Taste of Norway” food festival. All tickets include an authentic entree of porridge, waffles, coffee and probably your only chance in the Bay Area to try (and buy) Norwegian homemade food based on both traditional and ...
2018 Albany FilmFest: Kid’s Matinee & Hands-On Film Skills | East Bay
Saturday, March 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 for adults, $1 for kids
| Albany Community Center
2018 Albany FilmFest: Kid's Matinee & Hands-On Film Skills | East Bay
A babysitting monster, a cookie recipe gone wrong, a girl who just wants to be left alone to read in the forest, kids thinking up ways to be kind . This fast-paced, family friendly show features an eclectic variety of short films by and for kids. ...
2018 Spring Equinox: Magic Meadow Ritual | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, March 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Magic Meadow, Golden Gate Park
2018 Spring Equinox: Magic Meadow Ritual | Golden Gate Park
Celebrate the Spring Equinox as the Wheel of the Year turns toward the sunshine with a pagan ritual in Magic Meadow in Golden Gate Park at 1 pm on Saturday, March 17, 2018. This ritual especially involves young people, and typically includes an egg-hunt for kids afterwards (though we have ...
2018 St. Patrick’s Day Dog Parade & Costume Contest | Fort Mason
Saturday, March 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Patrick's Park
2018 St. Patrick's Day Dog Parade & Costume Contest | Fort Mason
This is for all the Patricks in the world. Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Patrick’s Park with an adorable dog parade. Show your pet pride because they’re closing down the sidewalks for you to strut with your furry friends. Be sure to dress your pup ...
Punk Pop Group Concert “The Regrettes” | Amoeba SF
Saturday, March 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Punk Pop Group Concert "The Regrettes" | Amoeba SF
Following a breakout 2017, The Regrettes have released their highly-anticipated Attention Seeker EP on Warner Bros. Records. The 5-track set is the band’s latest release since their hugely successful debut album, Feel Your Feelings, Fool, and includes two new original tracks, a guitar-driven cover of ...

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 9/17/18 ...
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 ...
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 ...
“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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