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Saturday, September 8

2018 Under the Stars in Precita Park | Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema
Saturday, September 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Precita Park
2018 Under the Stars in Precita Park | Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema

The annual Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema is a showcase of short films, a film crawl, live music and awards. It’s your chance to check out the work of local filmmakers and musicians in parks, playgrounds and smaller venues around Bernal Heights, San Francisco. 15th Annual Bernal Heights Outdoor ...

Sunday, September 9

2018 Stafford Lake Bike Park Dual Slalom Race | Novato
Sunday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*No registration required for spectators. Parking fee is $10 per vehicle.
| Stafford Lake Bike Park
2018 Stafford Lake Bike Park Dual Slalom Race | Novato

Join the inaugural summer dual race series at Stafford Lake Bike Park. Come enjoy prizes, music, smiles, and rippin’ riding at California’s premier public dual slalom course. This event is ideal for ages 10 and up though riders of all ages are welcome. All skill ...

44th Annual Solano Stroll & Parade | Berkeley & Albany
Sunday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Solano Avenue
44th Annual Solano Stroll & Parade | Berkeley & Albany
Since 1974, Solano Avenue and the twin-cities of Albany and Berkeley have hosted the Solano Avenue Stroll, the East Bay’s largest street festival. The mile-long festival features over 500 vendors including 50 entertainers, 50 food booths, 150 government and non-profit agencies, 150 juried hand-crafters, a big parade with ...
47th Annual Art & Wine Festival: Salsa Sunday | Mountain View
Sunday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
47th Annual Art & Wine Festival: Salsa Sunday | 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 ...

46th Annual Castro Valley Fall Festival: Sunday | East Bay
Sunday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Valley Blvd
46th Annual Castro Valley Fall Festival: Sunday | East Bay

The 46th Annual Castro Valley Fall Festival is a two day festival features over 150 arts and crafts, community and non-profit booths. Local busineses are chosen to accompany the vast assortment of food booths, joined by beer and wine. It all happens from 10 am to ...

2018 Muni Heritage Days: Rare Historic Bus Rides | SF
Sunday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free rides on special historic streetcars and busses and free admission to the Railway Museum.
| San Francisco Railway Museum
2018 Muni Heritage Days: Rare Historic Bus Rides | SF

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 will be able to ride and view historic streetcars, cable cars and buses that are rarely seen on ...

Grandparents’ Free Admission Day: Charles M. Schulz Museum | Santa Rosa
Sunday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Grandparents receive free admission when visiting with their grandchildren.
| Charles M. Schulz Museum
Grandparents' Free Admission Day: Charles M. Schulz Museum | Santa Rosa
Grandparents receive free admission when visiting with their grandchildren.
Oakland Pride Parade & Festival | 2018
Oakland Pride Parade & Festival | 2018
Oakland kicks off their annual Pride celebration with a Pride Parade at 10:30 am. The celebration continues in Uptown Oakland for the Pride Festival from 11 am to 7 pm. 2018 Oakland Pride Parade Sunday, September 9, 2018 | 10:30 am Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland FREE to watch (except VIP grandstand seats) The ...
“Kidchella 2018” Kids Summer Music Festival: Andy Z & The Andyland Band | Redwood City
Sunday, September 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Kidchella 2018" Kids Summer Music Festival: Andy Z & The Andyland Band | Redwood City

Redwood City is proud to offer the kids music series for a sixth year. Now for four Sundays this summer, the ubiquitous Andy-Z will be the Master of Music and Play by bringing his high energy to Courthouse Square. This series will provide a safe ...

2018 Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival: Sunday | SF
Sunday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Chocolate samples require tickets.
| Ghirardelli Square
2018 Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival: Sunday | SF

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. ...

Summer Sunday Concert | Niles Town Plaza
Sunday, September 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Niles Town Plaza
Summer Sunday Concert | Niles Town Plaza

Come on down to Niles Town Plaza for the 8th season of the Niles Plaza Summer Concert Series on the second Sunday of the month of July and September. Bring a lawn chair, and grab any open seating on the plaza lawn. Many shade canopies are provided ...

“Napa Live: Inside Out” Music Festival & Crawl | North Bay
Sunday, September 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over Napa
"Napa Live: Inside Out" Music Festival & Crawl | North Bay

This one is big –  a music crawl featuring live music in 35 venues, some inside and some outside, and all within walking distance of each other. “Napa Live: Inside Out” Music Festival & Crawl Second Sundays, July 8 – Oct 14 | Noon to 6 ...

2018 Opera in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 9 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow)
2018 Opera in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Join in for arias al fresco to celebrate the opening of San Francisco Opera’s 96th season. The San Francisco Opera puts on their annual free concert in Sharon Meadow on the east side of Golden Gate Park, just west of Haight and Stanyan. 2018 Opera in the Park Sunday, September ...
Free Jew Year’s Eve Party: Open Bar, Hors D’oeuvres & Music | SF
Sunday, September 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Gala Dinner RSVP Required. Optional
| San Francisco Mint
Free Jew Year's Eve Party: Open Bar, Hors D'oeuvres & Music | SF
Get yourself ready for the high holidays with an evening of drinks, noshing, and live music to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Chabad of SF High Holidays Happy Hour Sunday, September 9, 2018 | 6 pm SF Mint,88 5th Street, San Francisco FREE 6:00 pm: Jew Year’s Eve ...

Monday, September 10

Rosh Hashanah Bonfire at the Beach | Ocean Beach
Monday, September 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Fulton)
Rosh Hashanah Bonfire at the Beach | Ocean Beach
Reset your system with a modern spin on a 600-year-old Rosh Hashanah ritual called tashlich to get rid of last year’s bad karma and start the new year off fresh. JCCSF and Reboot invite you to Ocean Beach for a brief, engaging ritual and joyful noise accompaniment ...
Rosh Hashanah Festival: Children’s Activities, Food & Live Music | Peninsula
Monday, September 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 per family
| Hidden Villa Farm
Rosh Hashanah Festival: Children's Activities, Food & Live Music | Peninsula
The Palo Alto JCC invites you to an exciting afternoon of children’s activities, delicious food and lively entertainment. You’ll be together in nature, connect with the meaning of the holiday, enjoy fun activities for children and adults and have a picnic. The picnic is a potluck; please ...

Tuesday, September 11

14th Annual 9/11 Truth Film Festival | Oakland
14th Annual 9/11 Truth Film Festival | Oakland
The 9/11 Truth Film Festival, held annually by the Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance, is dedicated to uncovering the truth about 9/11, and also the truth about related cover-ups, like the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr assassination. Last year’s keynote speaker was the esteemed Dr. William ...
SF Green Film Festival Free Screening: “Silas” | Main Library
Tuesday, September 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF Green Film Festival Free Screening: "Silas" | Main Library
Liberian activist Silas Siakor is a tireless crusader against illegal logging and corruption. Silas depicts a new generation of resistance, warns of the power of politics, features the role of technology in our rapidly-changing world, and highlights the impact one person can make to change ...

Wednesday, September 12

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens

Uptown to the Lake: A walking tour of the Uptown District with an emphasis on Art Deco. Tour includes the Paramount Theatre, Historic Sweet’s Ballroom, the Fox Theater and the Kaiser Center roof garden with views of Lake Merritt. Tour begins at 10 am in ...

SF Green Film Festival Free Film Night: “Spirit of Discovery” | Main Library
Wednesday, September 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF Green Film Festival Free Film Night: "Spirit of Discovery" | Main Library
Walter Munk’s brilliant scientific “failures” and pursuit of daring exploration have changed the way we understand our Blue Planet and literally helped save western civilization. His work in oceanography pioneered our modern understanding of tides, ocean circulation, and surf forecasting. Now, at age 96, Walter ...

Thursday, September 13

2018 Rolex Big Boat Yacht Racing: Opening Day | SF
Thursday, September 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for spectators.
| St. Francis Yacht Club
2018 Rolex Big Boat Yacht Racing: Opening Day | SF

Come watch the St. Francis Yacht Club’s Rolex Big Boat Series, an annual September event celebrating its 514th year on the San Francisco Bay from September 13-16, 2018. 2018 Rolex Big Boat Series September 13-16, 2018 | 11 am St. Francis Yacht Club FREE This ...

Free Summer Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay
Thursday, September 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but arrive early as the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
| Solano 2 Drive In
Free Summer Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay

The West Wind Drive-in movie theaters in Concord and San Jose host a free Drive-in movie night twice a year including a festival with live music and of course, best of all, free movies. All movies are double features. Admission is free. Gates open at 6 pm. Films start ...

Free Summer Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose
Thursday, September 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but arrive early as the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
| Capitol 6 Drive-In (San Jose)
Free Summer Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose

The West Wind Drive-in movie theaters in Concord and San Jose host a free Drive-in movie night twice a year including a festival with live music and of course, best of all, free movies. All movies are double features. Admission is free. Gates open at 6 pm. Films start ...

“Temescal Street Flicks” Outdoor Homegrown Movie Night | Oakland
Thursday, September 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Kasper's Plaza
"Temescal Street Flicks" Outdoor Homegrown Movie Night | Oakland

Temescal Street Flicks, is an engaging outdoor film series happening every Thursday evening in September in the heart of of Temescal near Temescal Alley at Telegraph and 49th Street in Oakland. Temescal Street Flicks will focus on showcasing local, independent and family-friendly films. The weekly ...

Friday, September 14

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission & Marina Residents
Friday, September 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission & Marina Residents
For the weekend of September 14-16 residents of Alamo Square, Cole Valley, Cow Hollow, Fisherman’s Wharf, Haight Ashbury, Laurel Heights, Marina, Pacific Heights, Presidio, Richmond, Western Addition get free admission to the California Academy of Sciences thanks to the “Neighborhood Free Days” promotion. Zip Codes: 94115, ...
2018 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Friday | Oakland
Friday, September 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase.
| Jack London Square
2018 "Eat Real" Street Food Festival: Friday | Oakland

Eat Real combines a state fair, a street-food festival, and a block party to create a celebration of good food. At the Eat Real Festival, participants learn where food comes from, who grows it, and how to make it. Eat Real Festival attendance is 100% ...

2018 Rolex Big Boat Yacht Racing | SF
Friday, September 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for spectators.
| St. Francis Yacht Club
2018 Rolex Big Boat Yacht Racing | SF

Come watch the St. Francis Yacht Club’s Rolex Big Boat Series, an annual September event celebrating its 514th year on the San Francisco Bay from September 13-16, 2018. 2018 Rolex Big Boat Series September 13-16, 2018 | 11 am St. Francis Yacht Club FREE This ...

2018 Mariachi Festival | East Bay
Friday, September 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hayward Chamber of Commerce
2018 Mariachi Festival | East Bay
Join us for a fun night of Mariachi music. Live music will be brought to you by a variety of amazing Mariachi Groups. 2018 Mariachi Festival Friday, September 14, 2018 | 5 pm to 9:30 pm Hayward Chamber of Commerce, 22561 Main St, Hayward FREE There will also be food ...
61st Annual Armenian Food Festival & Bazaar | SF
Friday, September 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5 | St. Gregory's Church (Brotherhood Way)
61st Annual Armenian Food Festival & Bazaar | SF

Celebrate Armenian food and culture at the 61st annual Armenian Food Festival & Bazaar. 61 years of Authentic Armenian Cuisine, Dancing, Music, and Art. 2018 Armenian Bazaar & Food Festival St. Gregory Church, 825 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco Friday, September 14 | 6 pm to ...

Art Explosion Fall Open Studios 2018: Opening Gala | Mission Dist.
Friday, September 14 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Art Explosion Studios
Art Explosion Fall Open Studios 2018: Opening Gala | Mission Dist.

Art Explosion Studios, San Francisco’s largest artist’s collective, opens up its doors to the public during the annual Fall Open Studios. Painters, sculptors, photographers, fashion designers and jewelers will all be showing, so there will be something for every type of art connoisseur. Come see over ...