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The Weekend in Cheap | Sept. 9-11

Chocolate festivals, free beer, 9/11 memorials, fall fashion events and free outdoor roller discos
By - posted 9/7/2011 No Comment

This weekend in San Francisco features festivals celebrating car-free streets and chocolate, along with a fall fashion event, free beer dance party and a 9/11 symphony remembrance performance.

Here’s our picks for our favorite five things to do this weekend – September 9-11, 2011.

Friday, September 9

Scoutmob DJ Party & Free Beer
Party it up with an app dedicated to delivering the city’s best deals to you at a special Scoutmob party complete with free Widmer Brothers beer and tunes from DJ Ollie this Friday at D-Structure.

D-Structure (520 Haight St., SF) | Friday, September 9 | 8-11p | FREE*

Saturday, September 10

16th Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival
From vanilla beans to caramel fillings, indulge in it all weekend long at the 16th Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival, and enjoy free events like chef demonstrations, ice-cream sundae eating contests and live music.

Ghirardelli Square (SF) | Sat, Sept. 10 & Sun, Sept. 11 | Noon | FREE*
*Chocolate samples extra.

Westfield Style Tour
Transform your wardrobe from frump to fabulous at the Westfield Style Tour by attending fashion shows, indulging in free personalized beauty and style consultations, wardrobe fittings and more.

Westfield San Francisco Centre (865 Market St., SF) | Sat, Sept. 10 & Sun, Sept. 11| Sat, Noon-7p & Sun, Noon-6p | FREE, but RSVP required for style appointments

Sunday, September 11

9/11 Symphony Chorus & Orchestra Performance
Bring your score and sing along with the Oakland Symphony Chorus and Oakland Civic Orchestra at a performance of Mozart’s Requiem, which will also be accompanied by a post- concert floral tribute and moment of silence on the Cathedral Plaza, in remembrance of the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

Cathedral of Christ the Light (2121 Harrison Street, Oakland) | Sunday, September 11 | 5:30-7:30p | FREE

Western Addition Sunday Streets
From roller discos to bike repairs, celebrate this month’s car-free Sunday Streets, through the Western Addition, North Panhandle, Alamo Square and Fillmore neighborhoods, with special activities like line dancing, a bike safety rodeo and more.

Western Addition (SF) | Sunday, September 11 | 11a-4p | FREE

What about the week ahead? Just because it’s no longer the weekend doesn’t mean the fun ends.
Monday, September 12 – SpaceCraft plushies & Indonesian dance.
Tuesday, September 13 – Free OneRepublic concert & Jimi Hendrix tribute.
Wednesday, September 14 – Farmers’ Market Party & last day for free ice cream.
Thursday, September 15 Recycled fashion show & YBCA student showcase.