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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
Fall 2018 Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays

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
2018 Citywide Cleanup Day "SF Giant Sweep" | SF
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 ...

14th Annual Orinda Classic Car Show | East Bay
Saturday, September 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Orinda Classic Car Show
14th Annual Orinda Classic Car Show | East Bay
Enjoy gawking at over 200 American and European cars ranging from the 1920s, to the classics of the ’50s and ’60s, as well as modern exotics at the 14th annual Orinda Classic Car Show from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The event ...
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
2018 Bay Area Pet Con: Adoptable Pets, Costume Contest & Demos | San Jose

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 | Justin Herman Plaza
San Francisco "Rise For Climate" Huge March & Rally | Market Street
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
Volunteer at SF Botanical Garden: Guided Info Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park

Volunteers contribute more than 40,000 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)
Beers for Bayview: Community Cleanup + Free Food & Beers | Seven Stills
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)
Presidio Explorapalooza: Outdoor Adventuring in the Presidio | SF
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
Free Tours of Historic Greenpeace Ship "Arctic Sunrise" | SF

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 ...

47th Annual Art & Wine Festival: Saturday | Mountain View
Saturday, September 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
47th Annual Art & Wine Festival: Saturday | Mountain View

More than 200,000 arts lovers gather in Silicon Valley’s epicenter on Castro Street in Mountain View for this vibrant multicultural celebration. 47th Mountain View Art & Wine Festival Saturday, September 8, 2018 | 11 am to 7 pm Sunday, September 9, 2018 | 10 am ...

2018 Mole & Mariachi Festival: Live Music & Mole Tasting | Santa Cruz
Saturday, September 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission.
| Santa Cruz Mission Adobe
2018 Mole & Mariachi Festival: Live Music & Mole Tasting | Santa Cruz
Come to Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park for a day of mole tasting, a traditional Mexican sauce, sometimes made using chocolate, for festival-goers to sample. Taste mole prepared by local chefs and vote for your favorite. There will be mariachi music, folklorico dancing, free face painting, piñatas and ...
2018 Autumn Moon Festival | Clement Street
Saturday, September 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for food and drinks
| Clement and 5th
2018 Autumn Moon Festival | Clement Street
The 2nd Autumn Moon Festival will take place on Saturday, September 8, 2018, on Clement Street between 5th and 8th Avenues, from 11 am to 3:30 pm. This festival is organized in collaboration with Clement Street Merchants Association, Richmond District Neighborhood Center, Community Youth Center, ...
Free Outdoor Roller Skate Groove | SF
Saturday, September 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | NOW Hunters Point
Free Outdoor Roller Skate Groove | SF

Monthly 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.  ...

GG Park’s Free Tennis Celebration & US Open Finals Watch Party | SF
Saturday, September 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park Tennis Complex
GG Park's Free Tennis Celebration & US Open Finals Watch Party | SF
Join SF Rec and Park and the Tennis Coalition for the launch of their Golden Gate Park Tennis Center campaign on Saturday, September 8 from 11 am to 3 pm. They’re looking to renovate the parks’ tennis courts into an epic new tennis complex scheduled to open ...
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
Free Roller Skate Dance Party with Church of 8 Wheels | SF
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 Poetry Festival, Live Readings & Local Poets | Berkeley
Saturday, September 8 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Berkeley City College
2018 Poetry Festival, Live Readings & Local Poets | Berkeley
The 16th Annual Berkeley Poetry Festival features readings by many local poets, plus a poetry Open Mic at the Berkeley City College Auditorium. 16th Annual Berkeley Poetry Festival Saturday, September 8, 2018 | 11:30 am to 4:30 pm Berkeley City College Auditorium, 2050 Center St, Berkeley FREE The 16th Annual Berkeley Poetry ...
2018 Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival | September 8-9
Saturday, September 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Chocolate samples require tickets.
| Ghirardelli Square
2018 Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival | September 8-9

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 Muni Heritage Days: Rare Historic Bus Ride Weekend | SF
2018 Muni Heritage Days: Rare Historic Bus Ride Weekend | SF

Enjoy a weekend of free rides along the waterfront on rare streetcars and buses as old as 1896. San Francisco transit history comes back to life at this annual, weekend-long blast from the past dating back to the 19th century. During Muni Heritage Weekend, visitors ...

2nd Annual Fido 500 Dog Race: Car Costume & Design Competition | SF
Saturday, September 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*All proceeds will benefit the Wonder Dog Rescue.
| Standard Deviant Brewing
2nd Annual Fido 500 Dog Race: Car Costume & Design Competition | SF
A race unlike any other at the 2nd Annual Fido 500. Design, decorate and decal your pup in their one-of-a-kind car costume, and rev those engines to support the pups at Wonder Dog Rescue. Come see dogs big and small transformed into slick racing machines. Sip ...
Red Bull’s “Bay Climb”: Insanely-Steep Uphill Bike Battle | SF
Saturday, September 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; $35 to compete
| De Haro St.
Red Bull's "Bay Climb": Insanely-Steep Uphill Bike Battle | SF
Red Bull Bay Climb will take over an iconic hill in San Francisco with athletes from vastly different cycling disciplines to battle it out in an uphill, chain-busting sprint. The event features a bracket style format with riders racing shoulder-to-shoulder straight up three steep blocks ...

Every Saturday

Free UrbanPlay Family Fitness Class in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free UrbanPlay Family Fitness Class in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park

Bring the kids to a children’s one hour free fitness class that promotes healthy choices and active lifestyles using a combination of play and education at Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre rooftop park on top of the new Transit Center.
All ages are welcome.
Free UrbanPlay® …

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 Rooftop STEAM Science & Art Saturdays for Kids | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop STEAM Science & Art Saturdays for Kids | Salesforce Park

Free fun, creative, and challenging hands-on science and art activities, geared toward kids aged 4-9.
Free S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays
Every Saturday at 10:30 am | August 18 – October 27, 2018
Salesforce Park (Children’s Play Area), 425 Mission St., San Francisco
FREE

Free ‘UrbanKick’ Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 'UrbanKick' Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park

Get fit for free al fresco with classes provided by FitnessSF in Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre rooftop park on top of the new Transit Center.
This energetic, equipment-free class blends sports conditioning and kickboxing.
Best of all, there’s no pre-registration or membership required – just …

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 …

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: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday.
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show
Every Saturday | 8 pm
It’s Your Move Game Store, 4920 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
$5
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the …

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