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Wednesday, September 25

Beer Tasting Party | San Rafael
Wednesday, September 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Iron Springs Public House
Beer Tasting Party | San Rafael
Wine Tasting Parties are very popular, especially with single women. Well guess what, ladies? Most men love beer! So come to Iron Springs’ first Beer Tasting Party in many years, at a fun Marin County venue. Only $10 at the door includes tasting 4 great beers. ...

Thursday, September 26

SF Zoo Free Day: North Bay Residents | Marin, Napa, Solano & Sonoma Counties
Thursday, September 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Visitors must bring a valid I.D.; each adult must provide proof of residency.
| San Francisco Zoo
SF Zoo Free Day: North Bay Residents | Marin, Napa, Solano & Sonoma Counties

In celebration of its 90th anniversary this year, San Francisco Zoo & Gardens is opening its doors Thursdays in September to Bay Area communities with extended hours, special activities and free admission. The event is SF Zoo’s way of being a “good neighbor” and thanking ...

Curry Up Now Free Burrito Day: 10th Anniversary | Bay Area
Curry Up Now Free Burrito Day: 10th Anniversary | Bay Area

Nearly a million Tikka Masala Burritos later, Curry Up Now is turning 10. The Bay Area’s beloved Indian fast-casual is kicking off its 10th anniversary next Thursday, September 26 with free food at all six restaurants and its Bush Street food truck in San Francisco. ...

5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF
5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special 5-Course Tasting Menu with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit tropical drinks on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Read the awesome review of this $39 tasting menu in the Chronicle. Francesca’s has ...Every Thursday

CityDance 2019: Free Live Music, Disco Dance & Beer Garden | San Jose
Thursday, September 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
CityDance 2019: Free Live Music, Disco Dance & Beer Garden | San Jose

Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun every Thursday evening from Aug. 15 to Oct. 3 for free live music and dance lessons. San Jose CityDance 2019 Thursdays, Aug. 15 – Oct. 3, 2019 | 6 pm to 9 pm Plaza De Cesar ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, September 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...Monthly

French Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF
Thursday, September 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Asiento
French Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF

Every last Thursday of the month, Moules à Facettes invites you in SF for an afterwork party with French drinks, French music and quality people from everywhere. That you are a regular or a newcomer, feel free to share the love to all your friends, ...Monthly

Music & Market Summer Concert: Concord’s Queen of Blues | Concord
Thursday, September 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: Concord's Queen of Blues | Concord

The 30th Annual Music & Market Series returns to Todos Santos Plaza featuring a cream of the crop schedule of Bay Area bands, and one of the best Farmers Markets anywhere in downtown Concord. The Farmers Market is from 4-8 pm with music from 6:30-8 ...

Coit Comedy: Stand Up Comedy & Free Golden Boy Pizza | SF
Coit Comedy: Stand Up Comedy & Free Golden Boy Pizza | SF

Coit Comedy is a stand-up comedy show every last Thursday of every month in the basement of historic bar Columbus Cafe in North Beach featuring the best comedians in the bay and free Golden Boy Pizza. Many of the comics you can expect to see ...Monthly

La Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission
Thursday, September 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pop's Bar
La Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission

Put an exclamation mark on your weekend. DJ Clave keeps the beat and brings you a mix of the classic Latin stuff with the funkiest EDM. Salsa, Merengue, Electro-Cumbia, Breaks, Hip Hop, and Nu Latin Beats on the speakers. A Piñata to break, drink specials, ...Monthly

Friday, September 27

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, September 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...Monthly

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, September 27 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. Sightglass Coffee Cupping Every Friday | 3 pm Sightglass Coffee, 270 7th Street, SF FREE, but an RSVP is required Cupping is a powerful tool for evaluating coffees ...Every Friday

Cupertino Carnival: Live Music, Art Making & Family Games | Sept. 27-29
Friday, September 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for rides, games and food
| St. Joseph of Cupertino
Cupertino Carnival: Live Music, Art Making & Family Games | Sept. 27-29

The Cupertino Carnival is a free, three-day festival featuring carnival rides, fun games, food trucks, drinks and lots of entertainment, such as talking birds, magic shows, music, dance, and martial arts performances by community groups. 2019 Cupertino Carnival Friday, Sept 27, 5 pm to 10 ...

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, September 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crispy-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with ...Every Friday

Oracle Park’s Free Summer Concert: Yacht Rock “Mustache Harbor” | SF
Friday, September 27 – 5:01 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Takes place at Seals Plaza located behind Center Field. No game ticket required.
| Oracle Park (Formerly AT&T Park)
Oracle Park's Free Summer Concert: Yacht Rock "Mustache Harbor" | SF

The Giants are proud to present the first ever Levi’s Concert Series. Enjoy a free pre-game concert before each Friday night home game. The concerts will feature local bands and artists, such as Barry Zito, Tim Flannery and more. Plus there will have Anchor Brewery ...

Free Summer Concert: Cool Pop for Real People | San Bruno
Friday, September 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring the whole family and do not forget to bring your chairs & blankets.
| San Bruno City Park
Free Summer Concert: Cool Pop for Real People | San Bruno

Join this summer at San Bruno City Park, and enjoy the sights and sounds of the 2019 Concerts at the Rotary Pavilion every Friday from August 2, 2019 to September 27, 2019 at 6 pm. Bring the whole family and do not forget to bring ...

Lafayette Park Movie Night & Free Popcorn: “The Birds” | SF
Friday, September 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring a blanket, picnic, and friends.
| Lafayette Park
Lafayette Park Movie Night & Free Popcorn: "The Birds" | SF
You might not look at the park’s parrots and scrub jays the same way after the next Movie Night. Watching Alfred Hitchcock’s terrifying classic “The Birds,” set in San Francisco and Bodega Bay. Free popcorn. Bring a blanket, picnic, and friends. Located in the amphitheater north ...
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, September 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...Monthly

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, September 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...Monthly

Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works
Friday, September 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
| Ocean View Brew Works
Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works

Join every 2nd and 4th Friday at Albany’s favorite locally owned microbrewery for Laughs on Tap. A free stand up comedy show featuring the best comedians in the Bay Area and beyond. Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night Every 2nd & 4th Friday | 7:30 ...Monthly

Saturday, September 28

53rd Annual Quaker Harvest Festival | Palo Alto
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Palo Alto Friends Meetinghouse
53rd Annual Quaker Harvest Festival | Palo Alto
Come to shop, hear music, browse their book sale, and eat lunch at the 53rd Harvest Festival. The specialized boutiques (including an international bazaar, treasured collectibles, jewelry, and plants), and huge rummage and book sale, guarantees there will be something for everyone.
24th Annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch: 10,000+ Pumpkins | Palo Alto
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Palo Alto Art Center
24th Annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch: 10,000+ Pumpkins | Palo Alto

“The grounds at the Palo Alto Art Center turn into the most colorful glass pumpkin patch every year,” said Damon Gustafson, executive director of BAGI. “The artists really go all-out to create the most creative and unique pumpkins of all sizes and shapes. It’s a ...

Budweiser 10th Annual Car Show | Fairfield
Budweiser 10th Annual Car Show | Fairfield
This event supports their 33rd year, in house non-profit charity, Families Helping Families. Last year there were classic cars, live music, DJ, beer garden, silent auction, food & vendors and of course, brewery tours. See what they have in store for you this year.
TreasureFest’s Shoptoberfest 2019 | SF
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: $3*
*$3-$5 early bird online / $7 last minute - includes free parking.
| TreasureFest (Treasure Island)
TreasureFest's Shoptoberfest 2019 | SF

TreasureFest is the Bay Area’s largest monthly market featuring hundreds of local makers, indie designers, vintage curators, antiques, art, home & garden goods, local bands, seasonal cocktails, games & activities for all ages and great views of the bay. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter ...Monthly

Health & Arts at the Park | SF
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore Turk Mini Park
Health & Arts at the Park | SF

Come join at Health & Arts at the Park at Fillmore & Turk Mini Park every last Saturday from September to December 2019, 10 am to 2 pm. Featuring arts & crafts, healthy juices, and Tai Chi activities. 2019 Schedule:  September 28 October 26 November ...Monthly

Free Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF
Saturday, September 28 – 10:30 am | Cost: $12*
*Get one complimentary drink with your brunch - and don't forget to tip like a rockstar. Upgrade to bottomless for $12.
| Francisca's Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar
Free Mimosa "Boozy Brunch" w/ Vegan Options | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar has a weekly weekend “Boozy Brunch” with one free complimentary mimosa (or “Brunch Punch”) to accompany your brunch on both Saturdays and Sundays. They have a full menu of gourmet-influenced Venezuelan dishes to go along with a twist on your classic ...Every Saturday

Cupertino Carnival: Live Music, Art Making & Family Games | 2019
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for rides, games and food
| St. Joseph of Cupertino
Cupertino Carnival: Live Music, Art Making & Family Games | 2019

The Cupertino Carnival is a free, three-day festival featuring carnival rides, fun games, food trucks, drinks and lots of entertainment, such as talking birds, magic shows, music, dance, and martial arts performances by community groups. 2019 Cupertino Carnival Friday, Sept 27, 5 pm to 10 ...

1st Annual Jibaro de Hawaii Festival | Union City
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Registration via Eventbrite
| Pruma Center
1st Annual Jibaro de Hawaii Festival | Union City
Join the Puerto Rican Union of Mutual Aid (PRUMA) for its first annual Jibaro de Hawaii Festival this September 28, 2019 from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm. There will be a Hula dance performance, live music, and DJing honoring the great Puerto Rican cuatro players of ...
Middle Eastern Food Festival | SF
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| St. Nicholas Orthodox Church (SF)
Middle Eastern Food Festival | SF

For over 20 years Saint Nicholas Church has provided the San Francisco Bay Area at large entertainment during their two day annual Middle Eastern Food Festival. Their Middle Eastern Food Festival showcases the different flavors of the Middle East. All food prepared is home made, fresh ...

2019 Osaka Matsuri: SF’s “Sister City” Festival | Japantown
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japan Center
2019 Osaka Matsuri: SF’s “Sister City” Festival | Japantown
Japantown Chounaikai and the San Francisco Osaka Sister City Association is proud to sponsor the 4th annual Osaka Matsuri, celebrating San Francisco’s oldest sister city relationship. Please join us and experience Japan and Osaka culture through dance, music, and food.