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Saturday, September 8

Fall 2018 Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, September 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more than 40 redwood state parks on the second Saturday of each month in 2018. The passes cover ...

2018 Citywide Cleanup Day “SF Giant Sweep” | SF
Saturday, September 8 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration appreciated
| All Over San Francisco
San Francisco needs you. Join your neighbors on Saturday September 8, as they get swept up with civic pride and all do their part to keep their city clean. The ask is simple: Love Our City. Grab a broom and dustpan, sweep the sidewalk in front ...

2018 Bay Area Pet Con: Adoptable Pets, Costume Contest & Demos | San Jose
Saturday, September 8 – All Day | Cost: $5*
*Advanced Tickets Online $5 - Adult; $3 - kids aged 5 to 17
| Santa Clara County Fairgrounds

Bring your pet (yes, pets are allowed) to the Bay Area Pet Con with pet friendly exhibitors and rescue groups, live demonstrations in obedience training and pet care, a costume contest, giveaways and more. The Bay Area Pet Con is a woofing, chirping, and meowing good time for ...

San Francisco “Rise For Climate” Huge March & Rally | Market Street
Saturday, September 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero Plaza
On September 8, 2018, thousands will march in San Francisco for the largest climate march the West Coast has ever seen. Together they will Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice as part of a global day of action to demand our elected leaders commit to no ...
Volunteer at SF Botanical Garden: Guided Info Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| San Francisco County Fair Building

Volunteers contribute more than 45,000 hours of service to the Garden each year, supporting horticulture, leading children’s walks and public tours, propagating plants, and so much more. If you’re interested in getting involved, join in for a one-hour walking tour of the Garden and learn ...

Beers for Bayview: Community Cleanup + Free Food & Beers | Seven Stills
Saturday, September 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Give two hours of litter removal, get two hours of free beer and food.
| Seven Stills Brewery & Distillery (Bayview)
On September 8, the entire City of San Francisco will step out together to help clean the streets as part of the SF Giant Sweep “Love Our City” event. Event Details: Meet at the warehouse at 1408 Yosemite at 10 am and help clean for 2 hours. Return ...
Presidio Explorapalooza: Outdoor Adventuring in the Presidio | SF
Saturday, September 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with a Eventbrite RSVP.
| New Visitor Center (Presidio)
Choose from a menu of self-guided outdoor adventures (appropriate for ages 7 to adult) that invite you to discover hidden special places in the park. From challenging quests and geocaching to Explorer Backpacks and scavenger hunts, park staff will welcome and orient you on your adventure ...
Free Tours of Historic Greenpeace Ship “Arctic Sunrise” | SF
Saturday, September 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 19

The historic Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise is coming to San Francisco.  You’re invited on board for a free public tour of the ship. Meet the crew, experience the ship, and learn about Greenpeace’s work. All ages are welcome on board and families are encouraged. Ofreceremos ...

Free Outdoor Roller Skate Groove | SF
Saturday, September 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | NOW Hunters Point

They’re here to spread the joy of roller skating to all the communities in San Francisco and beyond. The Church of 8 Wheels will be bringing the special brand of roller skating to the people in Bayview/Hunters Point . It’s called the Bayview Skate Groove. ...

Free Roller Skate Dance Party with Church of 8 Wheels | SF
Saturday, September 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, free skare rentals
| NOW Hunters Point Site
NOW Hunters Point presents the last funky skating party of the year with the Church of 8 Wheels. Free Roller Skate Dance Party with Church of 8 Wheels Saturday, September 8, 2018 | 11 am – 1 pm NOW Hunters Point, 155 Jennings Street, San Francisco FREE Come skate the ...
2018 Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival | September 8-9
Saturday, September 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Chocolate samples require tickets.
| Ghirardelli Square

From vanilla beans to caramel fillings, indulge in it all at the 2018 Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival. Come and experience Chocolate School, chef demonstrations, chocolate vendors, and the popular Ghirardelli Chocolate Lounge. Over 50 vendors generously donate sample-sized portions of their products to feature in the festival. ...

2018 Facebook Fiesta: Latin Food, Music & Dance | Menlo Park Celebration of Latin Food, Art, Music & Dance, Live Mexican, Salsa, Brazilian, Latin Urban & Pop Bands, Cultural Dance Troupes & Art Exhibits. 2018 Facebook Fiesta Saturday, September 8, 2018 | 1 pm to 6 pm 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park FREE admission & parking; bring cash for rides ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | The Presidio
Saturday, September 8 – 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 ...

3rd Annual Brazilian Day Celebration | El Rio
Saturday, September 8 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 early bird, $15 for the regular ticket and $18 at the door.
| El Rio
3rd Annual Brazilian Independence Day is already here. This year, exciting Bay-Area Forró band Xaxado Mission will be opening the show, followed by our featured Headliner: SambaDá, with Sang Matiz Special guests include: Kevin Welch of Boca Do Rio Samba Queen “Tiombe” Samba King Jefferson Joseph Angelo Tomandl on the ...
Punx Saturday Pride Celebration: Drag Shows & Live Bands | Oakland A day of bands, Drag Queens/Kings and Community coming together to celebrate Oakland Pride. Come celebrate Pride in the Bay Area with a day full of bands, amazing drag performers, vegan food and a lot of fun. Punx Saturday Pride Celebration Saturday, September 8, 2018 | 3 pm ...
“Political Animals” A Diversity Series Documentary & Talk | Oakland
Saturday, September 8 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free; no RSVP needed. Bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
| The New Parkway

The Appreciating Diversity Film Series kicks off their new season with the inspiring and timely Political Animals, by Jonah Markowitz and Tracy Wares. “Political Animals” A Diversity Series Documentary & Talk – Wednesday, September 5, 2018 | Reception at 6:30 pm (7 pm Film Screening) ...

Santa Rosa’s 150th Anniversary Celebration | North Bay
Saturday, September 8 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Rosa Courthouse Square
From 3pm to 10pm Santa Rosa will celebrate its 150th Birthday – can you say “Sesquicentennial”? On that Saturday, in Courthouse Square there will be live music from local bands, children’s activities, food vendors, historical displays, speeches, burying of the new time capsule, information from community ...
Milo Greene Indie-Pop Concert | Amoeba SF
Saturday, September 8 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
L.A.’s always-evolving indie-pop band Milo Greene releases their third full-length album, Adult Contemporary, on September 7th. Join them at Amoeba SF on Saturday, September 8th for a live set and signing in celebration. Buy the album at Amoeba SF on 9/8 to get in the signing ...

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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