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Saturday, September 8

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 ...

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

Spreading rolligion.  It is the task they have taken on to spread the joy of roller skating to all the communities in San Francisco and beyond.  On Saturday, July 14, 2018, The Church of 8 Wheels will be bringing the special brand of roller skating ...

Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, September 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Natives Nursery
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF

Experience live music, free locally sourced food & drink, a free plant & general Take Back the City vibes, every 2nd Saturday of the month from noon to 5 pm. Counter the drought, learn about sustainable living, feed the goats, meet the roosters, bring your kids, ...

2018 Facebook Fiesta: Latin Food, Music & Dance | Menlo Park
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 ...
The Fiddle Castros: Classical Revolution & Underground | Live in the Castro
Saturday, September 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
The Fiddle Castros: Classical Revolution & Underground | Live in the Castro
The Fiddle Castros are part of a long-standing group of musicians who form ensembles for various events throughout the Bay Area. As graduates of the San Francisco Conservatory, they started out busking in the Castro and became a well-loved entity at night on the weekends. ...
Facebook Fiesta: Latin Cultural Fest w/ Live Music & Dancers‎ | Menlo Park
Saturday, September 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Facebook Headquarters
Facebook Fiesta: Latin Cultural Fest w/ Live Music & Dancers‎ | Menlo Park
Join Facebook for a celebration of Latin food, art, music and dance. Groove to live music featuring Mexican, Salsa, Brazilian, Latin Urban and Pop Bands, plus there will be cultural dance troupes and art exhibits. Facebook Fiesta‎ Saturday, September 8, 2018 | 1 to 6 pm Facebook HQ, 1 Hacker ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | The Presidio
Saturday, September 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | The Presidio

For the 36th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A Midsummer Night’s Dream follows the misadventures of four young lovers, a group of aspiring actors, and a team of mischievous fairies as they all enter the ...

3rd Annual Noe Valley Girls Film Festival | SF
Saturday, September 8 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Noe Valley Ministry
3rd Annual Noe Valley Girls Film Festival | SF
NVGFF showcases short film submissions made by girls anywhere in the world in two age groups (6th-8th grades and 5th grade and under). Noe Valley Girls Film Festival Saturday, September 8, 2018 | 4 pm to 6:30 pm Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez Street, San Francisco FREE with RSVP ...

Sunday, September 9

Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | The Presidio
Sunday, September 9 | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | The Presidio

For the 36th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A Midsummer Night’s Dream follows the misadventures of four young lovers, a group of aspiring actors, and a team of mischievous fairies as they all enter the ...

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 ...

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 ...
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 ...

Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito
Sunday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marine Mammal Center
Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito

Join the Marine Mammal Center for Marine Science Sunday – a free engaging ocean-inspired classroom series for kids and adults from the center’s education experts taking place from 10 am to 5 pm on the second and fourth Sunday of the month. The center offers educational programs ...

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 ...

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Western Addition
Sunday, September 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Western Addition
"Sunday Streets" Huge Block Party | Western Addition

Sunday Streets (March – October 2018) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yogis, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for ...

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 ...

Monday, September 10

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

Free Toddler Tuesdays on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Tuesday, September 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Toddler Tuesdays on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Join Toddler Tuesdays in the Children’s Play Area weekly on Tuesdays at 10 am for fun in the sun with rotating activities entertainment like storytime, magic, and games. Free Toddler Tuesdays on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF Every Tuesday, Aug. 14 – Oct. 23, ...

Wednesday, September 12

Free Beginner Knitting in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Wednesday, September 12 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Beginner Knitting in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park

Need a new hobby? Learn the basics of knitting for free, courtesy of SF knitting supply outpost ImagiKnit, at Salesforce Park, SF’s 5.4 acre rooftop park on top of the new Transit Center. Free Beginner Knitting in the Rooftop Park | SF Every Wednesday at 1:30 pm ...

2018 Music in the Park: Bumper Jacksons | Albany
Wednesday, September 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Albany)
2018 Music in the Park: Bumper Jacksons | Albany

Bring a picnic and a blanket, family and friends because it’s Music in the Park time again in Albany’s grassy Memorial Park. The 2018 concert series will be the 15th season of providing free concerts from 6:30-8 pm every Wednesday night in September. Don’t forget ...

Thursday, September 13

Kids’ Improv & Movement Class on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Thursday, September 13 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Kids' Improv & Movement Class on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF

An energetic hour of on-your-feet movement and theater games. Geared toward ages 7-10. Led by Epiphany Dance Theater. Kids’ Improv & Movement Class Every Thursday at 3:30 pm | August 16 – October 25 Salesforce Park (Amphitheater Stage), 425 Mission St., SF FREE For all programs, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...
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 ...

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018
Friday, September 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose
San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services invites you to the first San José Neighbor Nights. The event will take place every second Friday of the month at community centers throughout the entire city of San José. SJ Neighbor Nights ...

2018 Movie Under the Stars: Paddington 2 | Menlo Park
Friday, September 14 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Burgess Park
2018 Movie Under the Stars: Paddington 2 | Menlo Park

The 2018 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the stars, under the stars. All movies are subject to ...

Saturday, September 15

2018 Tour de Coop: Cute Chicks, Beehives & Homesteads | Silicon Valley
Saturday, September 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Tickets are limited.
| Silicon Valley
2018 Tour de Coop: Cute Chicks, Beehives & Homesteads | Silicon Valley
Check out all the cute chicks and get some exercise at the annual Silicon Valley Tour de Coop, a self-guided bicycle tour of chicken coops, gardens, bee hives, hoop houses, and cool Silicon Valley urban homesteads, taking place from 9 am to 4 pm on Saturday, September 15, ...