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Saturday, August 31

Icebreaker Vortex Swim Celebration | SF
Saturday, August 31 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Little Marina Green
Icebreaker Vortex Swim Celebration | SF
In partnership with icebreaker, Ben Lecomte, long-distance open-water swimmer, arrives in San Francisco after swimming 300 nautical miles through the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. On August 31, Ben will swim into San Francisco after 79 days at sea exploring the highest concentration of ocean plastic in ...
Win Tix: The San Francisco Rosé Soirée | Parklab Gardens
Saturday, August 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: WIN | Parklab Gardens
Raise your pinky to the sky, The San Francisco Rosé Soirée is back. This Labor Day weekend, grab your partners-in-wine, throw on your rosé colored glasses, and rejoice in la vie en rosé. Endlessly sip 20+ shades of rosés, relish in bottomless house-made rosé sangrias, and ...

Free Saturdays at de Young Museum: Tattoo Talk w/ Tex Buss | SF
Saturday, August 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | de Young Museum
Free Saturdays at de Young Museum: Tattoo Talk w/ Tex Buss | SF
Join local tattoo artist Tex Buss in the Piazzoni Murals Room for a talk on the history of avian images in tattooing. Tex will highlight how birds have captured a special place in the human imagination. This talk will be followed by a tour of ...
Kippy Marks: Live Music Performance | Live in the Castro
Saturday, August 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Kippy Marks: Live Music Performance | Live in the Castro
Join us in the Plaza for neighborhood favorite Kippy Marks, who is always a crowd pleaser. Improv-O-Linist Kippy Marks Kippy Marks has been delighting audiences with his inspirational compositions and lively performances for over 2 decades. Raised in El Paso, Texas, the Artist began his musical acclaim ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | The Presidio
Saturday, August 31 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | The Presidio

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of As You Like It. As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle’s court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, ...

Free Macy’s Cooking Demo: Sharon Nahm of E&O Kitchen & Bar | SF
Saturday, August 31 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Free Macy's Cooking Demo: Sharon Nahm of E&O Kitchen & Bar | SF
Looking to learn how to cook bold-flavored dishes? Take a lesson from Chef Sharon Nahm of E&O Kitchen and Bar. She will treat & teach you how to create her restaurant’s delicious Ahi Tartare dish for you to make at home. Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente. Serving ...
SF Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 31 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Peacock Meadow
SF Mime Troupe's "Treasure Island" | Golden Gate Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island” The Musical – A Toxic Tale of Corporate Corsairs, Swashbuckling Swindlers, and Big Buck Buccaneers ...

Compton’s Cafeteria Riots 53rd Anniversary Party | SF
Saturday, August 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | CounterPULSE
Compton's Cafeteria Riots 53rd Anniversary Party | SF
FLUX is hosting Compton’s Cafeteria Riots 53rd Anniversary here in Compton’s Transgender Cultural District come out and meet the staff of the District and FLUX- a national transgender empowerment initiative through AIDS Healthcare Foundation. Open Bar Music Performers Food Free Goodies Come out and celebrate. This event is free to the ...
Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons. Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel ...

“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF
Saturday, August 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
| Murphy's Pub
“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF

8/31 Lineup: Nori Reed (Comedy Central Clusterfest) Geneva Rust-Orta (SF Sketchfest) Christopher John (Vice’s Flophouse) Josef Anolin (Outside Lands) Hayley Beacon (Motor City Comedy Festival) With Nightlife on Mars regulars Natasha Muse & Joseph Nguyen Every Saturday

Downtown SF’s Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday
Saturday, August 31 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP
| Bar Fluxus
Downtown SF's Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday

It’s San Francisco’s brand new (and only) weekly Desi Comedy Night at a cool downtown SF art bar with HellaFunny and Funcheap. See a showcase of some of the Bay Area’s top comedians of Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi, Afghani, and South Asian descent. Let’s celebrate the ...Every Saturday

No Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Dance Party | Bar Fluxus
Saturday, August 31 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm. $5 After
| Bar Fluxus
No Scrubs: '90s Hip Hop and R&B Dance Party | Bar Fluxus

The 1990s were dope. The fashion was uhh-mayy-zing, the slang was super dope, and the music was phenomenal. From TLC, to the Fresh Prince, to Kid ‘N Play to Usher…the list goes on. Bring your ass down to Bar Fluxus this Saturday to get your groove ...

Sunday, September 1

After Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF
Sunday, September 1 – 6:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Monroe
After Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF

morning late-night partygoers and early risers migrate to Monroe for the best house music SF has to offer: 2 Bars, Spacious plush booth seating, Outdoor patio, and refreshing cocktails. Take part in a local nightlife experience with the sounds and vibes of Afterdawn. After ...Every Sunday

All of SF’s Free Monthly Museum Days | August 2019
Sunday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Details vary for each museum and cultural institution
| All Over the Bay Area
All of SF's Free Monthly Museum Days | August 2019
Whether the economy is strong or sour, most of the museums in San Francisco and the Bay Area throw their doors open once a month to allow free admission to all comers. Generally on the first Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of each month, these free days ...
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, September 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Target Free Sundays Typically the first Sunday of the month Asian ...Monthly

2019 Architecture & the City Festival Kick Off | SF
Sunday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
2019 Architecture & the City Festival Kick Off | SF

The 16th annual month-long celebration features behind the scenes and walking tours, films, exhibitions, lectures and more that address varying aspects of the design and planning process. This years festival theme, “We the City”, aims to explore how cultural diversity and connectivity inspire and inform ...

118th San Francisco City Open Tennis Tournament | Dolores Park
Sunday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch
| 19th & Dolores (Dolores Park)
118th San Francisco City Open Tennis Tournament | Dolores Park

During the renovation of the Golden Gate Park Tennis Complex, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department’s 118th Annual San Francisco City Open and NTRP Championships will be held at the iconic Dolores Park, in the heart of the City. Dolores Park has six courts ...

SF’s Brand New “Fog City Flea” at The Ferry Building | Sep. 1 – Nov. 17
Sunday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Ferry Building
SF's Brand New "Fog City Flea" at The Ferry Building | Sep. 1 - Nov. 17

Fog City Flea will bring an eclectic lineup of makers and merchants from the Bay Area and beyond offering handcrafted jewelry, apparel, accessories, apothecary, housewares, furnishings, and well-edited vintage on weekends at the Ferry Building. Curated exclusively for the Ferry Building by the team behind ...Every Sunday

Free Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF
Sunday, September 1 – 10:30 am | Cost: $12*
*Get one complimentary drink with your brunch - and don't forget to tip like a rockstar. Upgrade to bottomless for $12.
| Francisca's Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar
Free Mimosa "Boozy Brunch" w/ Vegan Options | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar has a weekly weekend “Boozy Brunch” with one free complimentary mimosa (or “Brunch Punch”) to accompany your brunch on both Saturdays and Sundays. They have a full menu of gourmet-influenced Venezuelan dishes to go along with a twist on your classic ...Every Sunday

2019 San Francisco Zine Fest | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers
2019 San Francisco Zine Fest | Golden Gate Park

The San Francisco Zine Fest is a free, annual celebration of small-press publishing from zines and comics to art books and beyond. Exhibitors come from all over the world, and while the focus is on zines, all walks of DIY life are represented — comics, ...

Alfred Hitchcock’s Labor Day Walking Tour | SF
Sunday, September 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Huntington Park
Alfred Hitchcock's Labor Day Walking Tour | SF
The Master of Suspense loved San Francisco and used its beauty, elegance and mystery to great effect in several films. From Nob Hill to Union Square, you’ll see some of the hotels, clubs, retail stores and other locations featured in Vertigo and other Hitchcock classics. During ...
2019 Civic Center Commons Block Party | SF
Sunday, September 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
2019 Civic Center Commons Block Party | SF
For the September 1st Block Party event they’re excited to offer: Outdoor climbing wall for all ages; Street soccer with open pick-up games offered by San Francisco Recreation and Parks and Street Soccer USA; DIY stations throughout the SF Etsy craft market, including abstract watercolor with Rebecca Saylor; A ...
Free Outdoor Family Fun: Rotating Shows & Exciting Stories | Salesforce Park
Sunday, September 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Outdoor Family Fun: Rotating Shows & Exciting Stories | Salesforce Park

Enjoy the outdoors with exciting activities including rotating shows, stories, and more at the Central Lawn. All ages are invited!Every Sunday

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...Every Sunday

Free Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF
Sunday, September 1 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Yoga Garden SF
Free Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF

Learn how to practice yoga in a fun, supportive class with other beginners. This class is for students who have never taken a yoga class before or are interested in learning about how they teach yoga at Yoga Garden SF. In order to keep their ...Monthly