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Saturday, September 8

Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square
Saturday, September 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square

Serving as Jack London Square’s flagship monthly event, Second Saturday is held every second Saturday. This full-scale family event is marketed and promoted by both Wiggins Consulting and Jack London Square. Second Saturday brings in immense audiences as it showcases up to 100 unique vendors, ...

The Rum Bazaar: Tropical Rum Cocktails & Live Music | SF
Saturday, September 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 is for admission. Bring money for drinks
| SOMArts Cultural Center
The Rum Bazaar: Tropical Rum Cocktails & Live Music | SF
The Tiki Bazaar (Experience) consists of a 4 hour event from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm that takes place on outdoor patio of the venue, where attendees will enjoy. The Rum Bazaar Saturday, September 8, 2018 | Noon to 7 pm SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St, San ...

Marcus Shelby Orchestra Blackball: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Saturday, September 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Marcus Shelby Orchestra Blackball: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Marcus Shelby, YBG Festival’s resident composer, is a masterly bassist, charismatic bandleader, and award-winning composer. But it’s probably most accurate to describe him as an American griot whose music explores the stories too often overlooked and diminished in the history books. In his latest YBG ...
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 ...
“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF
Saturday, September 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
| Monument
"Sketchboard": Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF

Join in at the Monument (140 9th St), for figure drawing accompanied by live musicians. Everyone is welcome, we are a mix of seasoned artists, students, and first timers. Poses range from 2, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 minutes. There will be easels provided and ...

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 Day Celebration | 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 ...
San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Santa Cruz
Saturday, September 8 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| San Lorenzo Park
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical" | Santa Cruz

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 59th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2018 production “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2018 Free political theater & music in parks all ...

Punx Saturday Pride Celebration: Drag Shows & Live Bands | Oakland
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 ...

Sunday, September 9

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

2012 X-Factor Finalist “Jason Brock” | Live! in the Castro
Sunday, September 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
2012 X-Factor Finalist "Jason Brock" | Live! in the Castro
Jason Brock (X-Factor Finalist and 3-Time Bay Area Reporter “Best Male Cabaret Performer” winner) returns to Live! in the Castro joined by SFSU Jazz Dept. Founder and esteemed composer/performer, Dee Spencer, on the piano. Dianthe “Dee” Spencer is a Professor and Chair of Music in the ...
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 ...
Blues Concert: Bitter Blues Band | Union Square Live
Sunday, September 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Blues Concert: Bitter Blues Band | Union Square Live
Sun Sept 9: 2-4pm — Bitter Blues Band (Blues) Good ole harmonica, keys, guitar blues!
San Francisco Mime Troupe’s Final Day “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Santa Cruz
Sunday, September 9 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| San Lorenzo Park
San Francisco Mime Troupe's Final Day "Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical" | Santa Cruz

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 59th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2018 production “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2018 Free political theater & music in parks all ...

Free Bay Shore Lyric Opera Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Sunday, September 9 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Free Bay Shore Lyric Opera Concert in the Park | Redwood City

For the classical music lover, or anyone who appreciates great musical talent, Redwood City continues its free Classical Music Series performed outdoors on beautiful Courthouse Square from June through September 2018. The series features groups such as the Redwood Symphony, Opera San José, and Bay ...

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

Live at Lagunitas: Lauren Ruth Ward | Petaluma
Monday, September 10 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Lauren Ruth Ward | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

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 ...

Tuesday, September 11

“Lagunitas Live”: RSVPs Open for Free The Front Bottoms Concert | Petaluma
Tuesday, September 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
"Lagunitas Live": RSVPs Open for Free The Front Bottoms Concert | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

People in Plazas: Latin Concert | SF
Tuesday, September 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rincon Center
People in Plazas: Latin Concert | SF

This free annual outdoor music festival puts on over 120 free lunchtime concerts featuring an array of different styles from July to October in over 15 different public plazas near Market Street stretched from the Embarcadero to Van Ness. “People in Plazas” 2018 Market Street Music Festival July ...

Wednesday, September 12

People in Plazas: Americana Concert | SF
Wednesday, September 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 555 California
People in Plazas: Americana Concert | SF

This free annual outdoor music festival puts on over 120 free lunchtime concerts featuring an array of different styles from July to October in over 15 different public plazas near Market Street stretched from the Embarcadero to Van Ness. “People in Plazas” 2018 Market Street Music Festival July ...

Free Rooftop “Bollywood Blues” Concert on SF’s Newest Park | SoMa
Wednesday, September 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop "Bollywood Blues" Concert on SF’s Newest Park | SoMa

Close your laptop and open your soul with after work jams from seasoned Bay Area musicians. Curated by People in Plazas. Free Rooftop Concert Series Every Wednesday, Aug. 15 – Oct. 24, 2018 | 5 pm Salesforce Park (Main Plaza), 425 Mission St., San Francisco FREE ...

American Roots/Folk Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live
Wednesday, September 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
American Roots/Folk Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live
Wed September 12: 6-8pm — Moonalice (American Roots/Folk) Moonalice is a band of seasoned musicians who feel that live music should be a communal experience where the listener and musicians feed and derive inspiration from each other. Our songs try to speak to everyone, mixing a ...
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

People in Plazas: New Orleans Blues Concert | SF
Thursday, September 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 333 Market St.
People in Plazas: New Orleans Blues Concert | SF

This free annual outdoor music festival puts on over 120 free lunchtime concerts featuring an array of different styles from July to October in over 15 different public plazas near Market Street stretched from the Embarcadero to Van Ness. “People in Plazas” 2018 Market Street Music Festival July ...