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The Exploratorium's Free SaturdayThe Exploratorium’s Free Saturday
By - posted 9/21/2017
Freebies

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly free days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering free admission for all.

Bernie Sanders Comes to SFBernie Sanders Comes to SF
By - posted 9/19/2017
Have Your Voice Heard

Fresh off his introduction of the “Medicare for All” act, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders comes to San Francisco for two events that are free and open to the public. Bernie Sanders Comes to San Francisco Friday, September 22, 2017 1p – Yerba Buena Gardens –  The first event is a public speech and more...

Bagpipes at Ocean BeachBagpipes at Ocean Beach
By - posted 9/17/2017
Celebrations

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 from shofar blowers, bag pipers (Irish more...

2017 Bay Area Pet Fair2017 Bay Area Pet Fair
By - posted 9/16/2017
Fairs & Festivals

The Pet Food Express Bay Area Pet Fair features more than 70 California pet rescues and shelters in attendance, with over 1,500 adoptable dogs, cats & small animals. It is the largest pet adoption fair in the state. Hurricane Harvey Dogs Need Homes And very special for 2017 is a rare chance more...

Sumo Wrestling Comes to SF
By - posted 9/16/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Sumo is an ancient Japanese tradition and martial art and it’s coming to San Francisco at this one-of-a-kind annual event in Japantown. Watch demonstrations, meet real sumo wrestlers, learn about sumo wrestling and watch actual matches  from Sumo champions, weighing up to 600 lbs, outdoors in the Japantown Peace Plaza. 2017 Sumo Wrestling Champions Expo September 16-17, more...

Secret Art Galleries of The MissionSecret Art Galleries of The Mission
By - posted 9/13/2017
Artsy Fartsy

Are you ready for a cool Sunday afternoon day party in a private art gallery with boozie ice cream floats & Thistle juice cocktails? Summer’s finally here so The SUB invites you to beat this heat than with some sweet, boozie vegan ice cream floats, Thistle juice cocktails & good vibes. Come more...

Welcome to SF's Brand New "Robin Williams Meadow"Welcome to SF’s Brand New “Robin Williams Meadow”
By - posted 9/12/2017
Celebrations

The SF Recreation and Parks Department has given the OK to rename Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park after Robin Williams. The grassy lawn near Hippie Hill has been home to “Comedy Day” a free annual comedy festival for the past 25 years – and Robin Williams made several surprise appearances more...

2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day: How to Sign Up2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day: How to Sign Up
By - posted 9/12/2017
Outdoorsy

Help keep San Francisco’s stretch of the coastline clean at the 2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day on the third Saturday of September. 2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 9 am to noon All Over California FREE Cleanup and restoration activities will be happening in San Francisco, Marin, and Pacifica, including China Beach, more...

DOUGHP Grand OpeningDOUGHP Grand Opening
By - posted 9/11/2017
Eat & Drink

This is gonna be hella doughp. Come check out SF’s very first cookie dough dessert bar, located in The Myriad at 2175 Market St. near Sanchez. Doughp scoops up edible, bakeable, and ridiculously tasty cookie dough. They’ve been selling from a cart at Spark Social since spring, and now they’re getting more...

California Academy of Sciences' Free Fall DaysCalifornia Academy of Sciences’ Free Fall Days
By - posted 9/10/2017
City Discoveries

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof of residency, you can save yourself more...

Divsadero Fall Art WalkDivsadero Fall Art Walk
By - posted 9/10/2017
Artsy Fartsy

Along Divisadero Street from Golden Gate to Page get ready for a big night of art, music, food, drinks and fun, all part of the 2017 Fall Divisadero Art Walk. Fall 2017 Divisadero Art Walk Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 | 6-10p Divisadero, Golden Gate to Page, SF FREE Participating Art Walk Shops: Bar 821 – Photography by Victoria more...

Alamo Square Flea MarketAlamo Square Flea Market
By - posted 9/10/2017
Get Out: Events

The 34th Annual Alamo Square Flea Market has been bringing you treasures, estate merchandise, antiques and even a few fun, oddball garage sales for three decades and once again it’s taking place along the west side of Alamo Square Park from 11 am to 4 pm on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Spend more...

Ghirardelli Chocolate FestivalGhirardelli Chocolate Festival
By - posted 9/10/2017
Fairs & Festivals

From vanilla beans to caramel fillings, indulge in it all at the 22nd Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival. Come and experience Chocolate School, chef demonstrations, ice cream eating contests, chocolate vendors, and the popular Ghirardelli Chocolate Lounge. Over 50 vendors generously donate sample-sized portions of their products to feature in the festival. While more...

SF’s “Weddings Unveiled” FestivalSF’s “Weddings Unveiled” Festival
By - posted 9/8/2017
Get Out: Events

Weddings Unveiled is an annual free festival for brides-to-be where you can browse hundreds of options and meet and greet the wedding experts. Check out invitations, music, cakes, caterers, flowers, favors, photographers, stylish wedding attire, honeymoon destinations, beauty and fashion. This year’s event will feature 40+ wedding inspired vendors (including Bloomingdales, Macy’s, L’Occitane, and more...

SF's Huge Free Outdoor '70s Roller DiscoSF’s Huge Free Outdoor ’70s Roller Disco
By - posted 9/7/2017
Fun & Games

Pier 39 is rolling it back to the year they opened – 1978 – with a free ’70s Roller Disco Party. Head to The Pier for an evening of fun, music, and roller-skating in the Pier 39 Entrance Plaza from 4-10 pm. Bring your own roller skates or rent a pair more...