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Asian Art Museum's Bonus Free DayAsian Art Museum’s Bonus Free Day
By - posted 9/22/2018
Freebies

In celebration of Sunday Streets, the Asian Art Museum is hosting a special one-off free Target Sunday on September 23, 2018. Bring the whole family to the museum on Sunday, September 23 with free general admission courtesy of Target and while you’re there, be sure to check out Nupur Nishith’s Mithila Piano (Sept. more...

San Francisco Map FairSan Francisco Map Fair
By - posted 9/22/2018
Artsy Fartsy

The San Francisco Map Fair will be held at The Lodge in the Regency Center on 1290 Sutter St. The fair consists of over 20 antique map, print, and book dealers from all across North America and parts of Europe. Thousands of maps, prints, and books spanning over 500 years more...

Oakland Cocktail Week: $10 Craft CocktailsOakland Cocktail Week: $10 Craft Cocktails
By - posted 9/16/2018
Eat & Drink

Oakland Cocktail Week, September 15-23, 2018, celebrates Oakland’s unique cocktail heritage and community from its loyal patrons to business owners to bartenders and newcomers alike. Over 50 bars and restaurants in Oakland, Alameda and Emeryville will craft a love letter to Oakland through $10 special cocktails offered through the week like more...

Oakland Releases First Cultural Plan in 30 YearsOakland Releases First Cultural Plan in 30 Years
By - posted 9/16/2018
City Insight

The City of Oakland has just released a new Cultural Plan, its first in thirty years. Titled “Belonging in Oakland: A Cultural Development Plan,” the document provides a roadmap to support and lift up the role of culture in building a just and equitable city – so that every Oaklander in more...

Comedy Day in the ParkComedy Day in the Park
By - posted 9/15/2018
Fairs & Festivals

If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 38th Annual Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon. The biggest single-day comedy event of the year in San Francisco is more...

"Black Tie Beach Party" at Ocean Beach“Black Tie Beach Party” at Ocean Beach
By - posted 9/15/2018
Get Out: Events

Fight the bitter cold summers of SF by throwing on your classiest outfit and spending a fun afternoon at Ocean Beach. Bust out that fabulous colorful dress, tie, suit, or socks on Sunday, September 16, 2018. This year’s theme is ‘Bring on the Color‘. Bring normal beach items (e.g. towel, blankets, sandcastle building more...

2018 Autumn Moon Festival2018 Autumn Moon Festival
By - posted 9/15/2018
Fairs & Festivals

Celebrated in Asia for more than 1,000 years, the 28th Annual Autumn Moon Festival will be held in Chinatown over two days, filled with arts and crafts booths, cultural exhibits, children’s activities, food and multiple parades along historic Grant Avenue between California Street and Columbus Avenue.  2018 Autumn Moon Festival September 15-16, 2018 | 11 more...

2018 "Eat Real" Festival2018 “Eat Real” Festival
By - posted 9/15/2018
Eat & Drink

Eat Real combines a state fair, a street-food festival, and a block party to create a celebration of good food. At the Eat Real Festival, participants learn where food comes from, who grows it, and how to make it. Eat Real Festival admission is free; plus all street food is affordable* and incorporates more...

North Beach 2018 Italian FestivalNorth Beach 2018 Italian Festival
By - posted 9/14/2018
Fairs & Festivals

Come and enjoy continuous live music, authentic Italian cuisine, wine tasting, the Ricco Italian Dancers directed by Toni Bava, and an expert pizza toss by 12 time World Champion and restaurateur Tony Gemignani of Tony’s Pizza Napoletana of North Beach. Enjoy browsing through the Italianissimi inspired products of the vendors while more...

Meet SF's New 35-Foot Tall Polar BearMeet SF’s New 35-Foot Tall Polar Bear
By - posted 9/13/2018
Artsy Fartsy

“Long View Polar Bear” is a key public art event of the Global Climate Action Summit standing guard in front of SF’s Ferry Building. This sculpture from Burning Man artist Don Kennell reaches 35 feet tall and is made out of car hoods salvaged from junkyards to make the connection between more...

Free Drive-In Movie NightFree Drive-In Movie Night
By - posted 9/9/2018
Get Out: Events

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 at dusk. Arrive early. Free Drive-In Movie Night Gates more...

Ocean Beach Bonfire for Jewish New YearOcean Beach Bonfire for Jewish New Year
By - posted 9/9/2018
Fairs & Festivals

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, is traditionally enacted by tossing crumbs into the ocean. This year, they will provide birdseed instead of bread to be better more...

Oakland Pride Parade & FestivalOakland Pride Parade & Festival
By - posted 9/9/2018
Fairs & Festivals

Northern California’s second largest pride parade and festival is on Sunday, September 9th, 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 with more than six city blocks of music, art, food and fun. Boasting four more...

A Sneak Peak Inside SF's CandytopiaA Sneak Peak Inside SF’s Candytopia
By - posted 9/5/2018
Artsy Fartsy

What if Willy Wonka and Katy Perry had a whirlwind romance, got married while skydiving, and had a glamorous, glittering love child who grew up to rule a small nation? Welcome to San Francisco’s Candytopia, 16,000 square feet of colossal candyfloss constructions and tantalizing taffy twistedness. Explore tastefully sprawling sanctuary of more...

Cal. Academy of Sciences 10th Anniv. Free DaysCal. Academy of Sciences 10th Anniv. Free Days
By - posted 9/5/2018
Celebrations

The California Academy of Sciences is a world-class scientific and cultural institution in a 400,000 square foot structure in Golden Gate Park that houses an aquarium, a planetarium, a natural history museum and a four-story rainforest all under a living roof. Starting in fall 2018 to celebrate the building’s 10th anniversary, the more...