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2012 Treasure Island Music Festival: Free Tix2012 Treasure Island Music Festival: Free Tix
By - posted 9/15/2012
Win Stuff

The Treasure Island Music Festival returns to SF on October 13-14, 2012 with a jam-packed two-day lineup of bands along with an eclectic mix of interactive art installations, roaming performers, Silent Disco, crafter fair and, of course, the spectacular 60 ft. Ferris Wheel. Oh, and the music! Saturday leans electronic & hip more...

R-Rated Hamlet Performed in a BarR-Rated Hamlet Performed in a Bar
By - posted 9/15/2012
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SF Theater Pub presents a one night only evening of all things Hamlet… with a giant twist of humor and original music by local legends McPuzo and Trotsky. We’ll kick off with Richard Curtis’ “Skinhead Hamlet” followed by a staged reading of Shel Silverstein’s “Hamlet: As Told on the Street, which more...

Dragon Boat FestivalDragon Boat Festival
By - posted 9/14/2012
Fairs & Festivals

The 17th Annual San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival is a free weekend of world-class dragon boat racing, cultural performances, and fun-filled activities for the whole family at the largest competitive dragon boat festival in the United States. >> The festival features upwards of 110 dragon boat teams and 3,500 dragon boat more...

Opera at the BallparkOpera at the Ballpark
By - posted 9/14/2012
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Going to see Rigoletto at the War Memorial Opera House costs, oh, upwards of $200 for good seats. But, thanks to the Opera at the Ballpark program, you can watch a live simulcast of the very same opera from any seat at AT&T Park totally free. On Saturday, September 15, 2012 more...

Free Money Day 2012Free Money Day 2012
By - posted 9/13/2012
Freebies

OK, this is an odd one… but they may just be on to something. “Free Money Day” is a decentralized global “event” on September 15, 2012 in which people hand out their own money to complete strangers (either two coins or two bills at a time), asking recipients to pass half more...

Critical "Ass"Critical “Ass”
By - posted 9/13/2012
Only in San Francisco

Put on your spandex, smuggle in some booze and be prepared to pump it in the park with “Critical Ass” – a quasi-weekly dance party / Jane Fonda-esque workout session in Dolores Park led by choreographer Pearl Marill and other fitness/dance instructors wearing bright colors and leading synchronized cherry pickers more...

The Human "Be-In"The Human “Be-In”
By - posted 9/13/2012
Only in San Francisco

Commemorating a 1967 gathering that drew 20,000 hippies and hell’s angels during the “Summer of Love” get ready for another “Human Be-In”  in 2012 – A three-day free gathering in Golden Gate Park with Music, Workshops, Skill Shares, Art, Community Kitchen and more. The goal of this unpermited 2012 “Human Be-In more...

Free Togo's WeekFree Togo’s Week
By - posted 9/12/2012
Freebies

Did someone say, “free sandwiches???” Hell yes! Yup, it’s true! Grub for free at Togo’s in San Francisco thanks to the mobile payment app LevelUp (its free to download) for either iPhone or android. Good at two Togo’s locations in SF – 301 Howard St. @ Beale, SF (SoMa) – 570 Battery St. @ Jackson, SF (Financial District) Free more...

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass: 2012 Lineup RevealedHardly Strictly Bluegrass: 2012 Lineup Revealed
By - posted 9/9/2012
Fairs & Festivals

October 5th through the 7th marks the 2012 rendition of one of the largest (and free-est) music festivals in the country: San Francisco’s own Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. The 2012 lineup has just been released – here’s our highlights: Patty Griffin, Les Claypool, Cowboy Junkies, Emmylou Harris, Chuck Prophet, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, more...

SFJAZZ Summerfest 2012SFJAZZ Summerfest 2012
By - posted 9/9/2012
Fairs & Festivals

SFJAZZ Summerfest an annual series of free outdoor jazz concerts from June through October in parks and commercial centers throughout the Bay Area – all free and open to the public. SFJAZZ Summerfest 2012 Wednesdays, Sept 5—Oct 10 · 12pm to 1:30pm Levi’s Plaza, Between Battery & Bay Street, Off the Embarcadero FREE www.sfjazz.org/sfjazz-summerfest Wednesday, September 12 Classical Revolution Wednesday, September more...

$59 Flight Sale | Virgin America$59 Flight Sale | Virgin America
By - posted 9/9/2012
Deals

September 10, 2012 is a last day to get cheapo airfares from SFO on Virgin America for travel through November including $59 one way tickets for San Diego, Las Vegas and LAX. >> Prices include tax, so when it says $59, you pay $59 total! Sample one-way Tuesday & Wednesday fares  Most Monday, more...

Opera in the ParkOpera in the Park
By - posted 9/8/2012
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The San Francisco Opera puts on their annual free concert in Golden Gate Park on Sunday, September 9, 2012, at 1:30pm in Sharon Meadow on the east side of the park just west of Haight and Stanyan. Bring a picnic and enjoy this outdoor concert which will feature highlights from the Opera’s more...

Ghirardelli Chocolate FestivalGhirardelli Chocolate Festival
By - posted 9/8/2012
Fairs & Festivals

From vanilla beans to caramel fillings, indulge in it all at the 17th Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival on September 8-9, 2012. And while it’s a little expensive to actually sample some chocolate ($20 for 15 chocolate samples, which you can purchase in advance), there are alsoplenty of free events to enjoy like chef demonstrations from chocolatiers, cupcake more...

KUSF Rock-n-SwapKUSF Rock-n-Swap
By - posted 9/8/2012
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KUSF’s Rock-n-Swap is a Giant Music Lover’s Fair where vendors come from all over to sell music related items in various formats & genres – many offer hard-to-find & rarities. Vinyl galore, CDs, DVDs, posters, books and so much more. This event is one of the biggest regularly held swaps of more...

Warehouse Graffiti PartyWarehouse Graffiti Party
By - posted 9/7/2012
Artsy Fartsy

Attend the unveiling of a large scale mural created by over 80 street artists in a 3 story warehouse in Berkeley with live hip hop & DJ Miggy Stardust. Special Delivery Saturday, September 8, 2012 (6pm to Mid) The Carbon Warehouse, 1350 4th St. Berkeley FREE This is a large scale mural exhibition featuring a number more...