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Toad & Salmon's "Chili Bowl"Toad & Salmon’s “Chili Bowl”
By - posted 8/22/2012
Only in San Francisco

Confirmed for 2012! Local skateboarding legends Toad & Salmon will be hosting their 8th annual “Chili Bowl” cook out and skate-off at the La Raza Skatepark in San Francisco’s Potrero Del Sol Park on Saturday, August 25, 2012 (Noon to 6pm) Watch local skateboarders compete to see who has the best kickflip in more...

Free Drive-In Movie NightFree Drive-In Movie Night
By - posted 8/22/2012
Free Movie Screenings

Thursday, August 23, 2012 is Free Drive-in Movie Night at the West Wind Drive-in movie theaters in Concord and San Jose – yes, it’s a good old fashioned drive in theater with double features every night. Here’s your chance to see Avengers, Men in Black and Madagascar 3 for free in your more...

Win A Private Yacht 5-Hour TourWin A Private Yacht 5-Hour Tour
By - posted 8/22/2012
Freebies

Win a pair of passes aboard a private yacht on Saturday, August 25, 2012 for a 5-hour tour on the Bay so you can watch the America’s Cup World Series races up close and personal. After 2013, the America’s Cup may never be in San Francisco again – so don’t more...

Four Barrel Free CoffeeFour Barrel Free Coffee
By - posted 8/19/2012
Eat & Drink

It’s time to toast to one of the city’s best roasts at Four Barrel Coffee’s 4th Birthday Bash on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at their Valencia storefront. Four Barrel’s 4th Birthday Bash Wednesday, August 22, 2012 (7a-4p) Four Barrel Coffee, 375 Valencia St., San Francisco FREE To celebrate four years of being in business, they’ll more...

The Darkness Listening PartyThe Darkness Listening Party
By - posted 8/19/2012
Get Out: Events

The Darkness return in all their glam glory with the release of their new album “Hot Cakes” on Tuesday, August 21st, so in celebration of the band that knows the true meaning of rock and roll, head on out to Amoeba San Francisco at 6pm for a listening party that more...

"Caltopia" 2012“Caltopia” 2012
By - posted 8/19/2012
Get Out: Events

2012 “Caltopia” is an annual free two-day campus festival at the start of the UC Berkeley school year free for the entire community (you don’t have to be a student) where over 30,000 Cal students and campus supporters – that means everyone – can watch martial arts, get free massages, more...

IndieMart DIY Street FairIndieMart DIY Street Fair
By - posted 8/18/2012
Fairs & Festivals

Indie Mart is back for August 2012 and they’re closing down a street and filling it with 100+ vendors selling handmade, art, vintage, weird oddities, diy workshops, customizable items, the best of locally made, food vendors/ pop ups & some food trucks. Thee Parkside (kick ass dive bar in the path more...

San Francisco Mime TroupeSan Francisco Mime Troupe
By - posted 8/16/2012
Only in San Francisco

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 53rd season with more free, lively satire performances in park settings around the Bay Area. The 2012 theme, “For the Greater Good, or The Last Election,” turns the 19th century melodrama “The Poor of New York” on its head and tells it from the more...

San Francisco Street Food Fest 2012San Francisco Street Food Fest 2012
By - posted 8/15/2012
Eat & Drink

Whether you’re craving comfort food or something crazy, La Cocina’s 4th Annual San Francisco Street Food Festival is a scrumptious summer staple that means lots of savory bites, samples and brushing shoulders with some of the city’s finest chefs and foodies. San Francisco Street Food Festival 2012 Saturday, August 18, 2012 (11a-7p) Folsom more...

Debardchery 2012Debardchery 2012
By - posted 8/15/2012
Only in San Francisco

The Shire of Cloondara (the San Francisco branch of the Society for Creative Anachronisms, who re-create the customs, combat and courtesies of the Middle Ages) invites you to attend “DeBARDchery,” its annual archery and bardic tournament in Golden Gate Park on Saturday, August 18, 2012. That means you get to watch people dressed in middle ages more...

2012 Juggling & Unicycling Festival2012 Juggling & Unicycling Festival
By - posted 8/13/2012
Fairs & Festivals

Meet some of the best jugglers and unicyclists on the West Coast and watch in awe as they ply their craft at the 2012 Berkeley Juggling & Unicycling Festival. Pass along the joy and teach someone a new trick. And if you’re lucky enough to be just starting your journey more...

Pub Quiz & Limbo PartyPub Quiz & Limbo Party
By - posted 8/12/2012
Fun & Games

The Showdown, an urban DJ saloon presents a not-so-average night of rowdy interactive trivia called “Quiz in my Pants:  hosted by Captain Joe Garvey of CLASH – The California League of Adult Scavenger Hunters. What makes it interactive? Inter-team challenges, DJ interludes and a half-time limbo party that will knock your socks more...

French Cinema & Wine NightFrench Cinema & Wine Night
By - posted 8/12/2012
Get Out: Events

To help non-French speakers discover French cinema, The Alliance Française of San Francisco is offering a weekly Tuesday night class centered around a French film and conversation. The class will take place in their cozy theater with free wine, refreshments and popcorn all for a $5 donation at the door. >> Don’t know French? more...

Bollywood Flash Mob DayBollywood Flash Mob Day
By - posted 8/12/2012
Celebrations

Celebrating the 20th Festival of India & Parade (which takes place in Fremont next weekend), come watch the Grand gala FlashMob on Sunday August 12, 2012 (Sunday) in San Francisco’s Union Square around 5pm. Festival of India Flash Mob Sunday, August 12, 2012 (5pm-ish) Union Square, San Francisco FREE >> Please note the exact time of more...

SF Street Food FestivalSF Street Food Festival
By - posted 8/12/2012
Eat & Drink

Sample some of San Francisco’s most hyped and blogged about bites at La Cocina’s 4th Annual SF Street Food Festival in the Mission District on Saturday, August 18, 2012. The 2012 festival features a gathering of more than 70 vendors including San Francisco’s most well-known restaurants, food trucks, carts, home cooks, more...