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Wing Wing’s Eating Contest
By - posted 10/8/2012
Eat & Drink

Watch the sweat drip down Wing Wings hosts their first ever chicken wing eating contest. There will be a timed contest to see who can eat the most Angry Korean wings in 10 minutes, as well as another competition that will see who can eat 10 hella hot wings the fastest. Pabst Blue more...

Celluloid Salon
By - posted 10/7/2012
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Celluloid Salon series breathes new life into the audio-visual experience, pairing obscure silent film shorts with soundtracks curated (and DJ’d live) on October 9, 2012. FREE but RSVP is required. Admission and cocktails will be complimentary, courtesy of Drambuie, the fabled Scottish whiskey-based spiced liquor. Grass Widow, an all-female San Francisco rock band, has released more...

Obama Afterparty
By - posted 10/7/2012
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Jambase presents a special screening of Boyd Tinsley’ (from the Dave Matthew’s Band) film “Faces in the Mirror” at Public Works. Don’t expect to see the president here, but this event serves as the Official Afterparty of the Obama Fundraiser taking place at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium There will be a Q & more...

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
By - posted 10/3/2012
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. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2012 Three days, six stages – over 750,000 attendees and 80+ bands – Friday, Saturday, Sunday, October 5-7, 2012 (11a-7p) – Hellman more...

Fleet Week 2012
By - posted 9/30/2012
Fairs & Festivals

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. Fleet Week 2012 October  4-8, 2012 Northern Waterfront, SF FREE

America’s Cup World Series
By - posted 9/30/2012
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The America’s Cup World Series, (ACWS) which is like a pre-season race for the America’s Cup has its second round the week of October 2-7, 2012 with 45-foot catamarans racing both head-to-head (“match racing”) and as a whole fleet (“fleet racing”) in the waters just north of the Marina. At the more...

Treasure Island Bonfire
By - posted 9/30/2012
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Say goodbye to summer with a free concert and big bonfire on Treasure Island on Sunday, September 30th headlined by psych folk SF natives The Dodos plus Geographer, lo-fi flower punk project White Fence and Father John Misty thanks to Vice and Jansport. In addition to the concert line-up, local San Francisco more...

Polk Street Blues Festival
By - posted 9/29/2012
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San Francisco’s only free blues festival, the 3rd Annual Polk Street Blues Festival, takes place Saturday and Sunday, September 29-30, 2012 on upper Polk Street (from Broadway to California). The event is produced by the same people behind the Fillmore Jazz Festival. The Festival will feature two main stages, a merchant marketplace, arts and crafts, more...

Alice Now & Zen Fest
By - posted 9/29/2012
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Every year Alice 97.3 throws a big end-of-summer free concert in Golden Gate Park’s Sharon Meadow. The 2012 “Now & Zen” Fest features a lineup of adult-friendly rock that includes Alanis Morissette, Matt Nathanson, Ed Sheeran, Phillip Phillips, Tristan Prettyman and Hedley In addition to the concert there’s tons of vendors, food and more...

Squirt Gun Showdown
By - posted 9/28/2012
Fun & Games

 Join the Squirt Gun Mafia and a crowd of Bay Area hydrophiles for a giant squirt gun battle in the park as we attempt to settle a dispute that has plagued mankind for centuries –  the themed battle of Mythical Creatures vs. Science Come dressed to support your team and bring more...

Smithsonian Free Museum Day
By - posted 9/26/2012
Freebies

Smithsonian Magazine’s 8th annual Museum Day takes place Saturday, September 29, 2012 as participating museums and cultural institutions nationwide will open their doors free of charge to all visitors who download the Museum Day Ticket. Smithsonian Magazine 8th Annual Museum Day Free Admission for two on September 29, 2012 Participating Bay Area Museums [Details more...

Critical Mass: 20th Anniv.
By - posted 9/24/2012
Fairs & Festivals

To mark the 20th Anniversary of the first Critical Mass ride, join in the week-long celebration September 23-30, 2012 of bike rides, art exhibits, movie screenings, and bike carnivals capped off with the big birthday on Friday September 28th – the Interstellar Critical Mass ride, which will be a giant, crazy, awesome evening ending in more...

Niagra Falling
By - posted 9/23/2012
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Catch free 30-minute aerial dance performances and film showings simulating what it’s like to be falling down Niagra Falls. Niagara Falling by Flyaway Productions layers images of the cities of San Francisco and Niagara Falls with live dancers suspended in life jackets and a steel life boat in this art/film/dance performance projected against more...

$5 French Cinema Class
By - posted 9/22/2012
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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 wine, refreshments and free popcorn. >> Don’t know French? Don’t worry… all films are screened with more...

Folsom Street Fair
By - posted 9/22/2012
Only in San Francisco

The 29th Annual Folsom Street Fair, a true Only in San Francisco original, covers 13 city blocks filled with 400,000 people in their most outrageous leather/rubber/fetish attire enjoying the world’s largest leather fair. The festival features over 250 intriguing and sexy exhibitors and food vendors, plus two live stages with 16 more...