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The Human “Be-In”
By - posted 9/13/2012
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Commemorating a 1967 gathering that drew 20,000 hippies and hell’s angels during the “Summer of Love” get ready for another “Human Be-In”  in 2012 – A three-day free gathering in Golden Gate Park with Music, Workshops, Skill Shares, Art, Community Kitchen and more. The goal of this unpermited 2012 “Human Be-In more...

2012 Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest
By - posted 9/4/2012
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Muni’s top bell ringing crewmen compete in the 49th Annual Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest on September 6, 2012.  The competition begins at noon in Union Square. Motorized cable car #62 will be parked on Union Square. The contest will feature an amateur competition followed by the main contest with Gripmen more...

Toad & Salmon’s “Chili Bowl”
By - posted 8/22/2012
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Confirmed for 2012! Local skateboarding legends Toad & Salmon will be hosting their 8th annual “Chili Bowl” cook out and skate-off at the La Raza Skatepark in San Francisco’s Potrero Del Sol Park on Saturday, August 25, 2012 (Noon to 6pm) Watch local skateboarders compete to see who has the best kickflip in more...

San Francisco Mime Troupe
By - posted 8/16/2012
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The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 53rd season with more free, lively satire performances in park settings around the Bay Area. The 2012 theme, “For the Greater Good, or The Last Election,” turns the 19th century melodrama “The Poor of New York” on its head and tells it from the more...

Debardchery 2012
By - posted 8/15/2012
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The Shire of Cloondara (the San Francisco branch of the Society for Creative Anachronisms, who re-create the customs, combat and courtesies of the Middle Ages) invites you to attend “DeBARDchery,” its annual archery and bardic tournament in Golden Gate Park on Saturday, August 18, 2012. That means you get to watch people dressed in middle ages more...

Happy Birthday, San Francisco!
By - posted 6/24/2012
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Join Early California descendants (Los Californianos) to celebrate the “birthday” of San Francisco. Descendants will honor their ancestors and the founding of the Presidio of San Francisco with a ceremony featuring horses and riders from the Amigos de Anza drill team. Pasados del Presidio: Commemorating the Presidio’s Past Through Music, Dance & more...

World Naked Bike Ride
By - posted 6/5/2012
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The San Francisco edition of  2012 World Naked Bike Ride Day – Northern Hemisphere edition will meet at the northeast side of the fountain in Justin Herman Plaza on June 9th. Meet at 11:00am  for body painting (Bring body paints, washable markers, watercolors or other easily removed media to apply slogans and designs to your more...

Toothpick Golden Gate Bridge
By - posted 6/2/2012
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Check out a an exhibit presented by Ripley’s Believe It or Not  including a 13-foot model of the Golden Gate Bridge, constructed out of 30,000 toothpicks and glue in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco. In addition you can view a 1/3rd scale model of a cable car more...

Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniv. Exhibit
By - posted 5/20/2012
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Take a trip back to the 1930s just by heading to SoMa and visiting the California Historical Society’s A Wild Flight of the Imagination: the Story of the Golden Gate Bridge – a brand new historical exhibit honoring the bridge’s 75th anniversary. Experience the story of the Bridge through an ambitious exhibition more...

Harvey Milk Day 2012
By - posted 5/19/2012
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Since 2009, the State of California has honored the memory of Harvey Milk by celebrating May 22, the anniversary of his birth, as a statewide “day of special significance.” The GLBT History Museum in San Francisco will celebrate Harvey Milk Day 2012 by offering free admission on May 22. The museum more...

Bay to Breakers 2012
By - posted 5/17/2012
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Bring your tortillas (stale preferred), your costumed, your semi-naked and your beer (try to be discreet) and participate in one of the largest races in America, and also one of the most strange and “San Francentric.” The third Sunday in May (May 20th in 2012) sees the 101st edition of more...

Balloonacy
By - posted 5/10/2012
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Billed as the “World’s First Ever Interactive Balloon Immersion”  Balloonacy is a two-day, 10-hour dance party with floor-to-ceiling balloons during a strange and wonder event funded by the “Awesome Foundation.“ Thousands of LED filled, motion-sensitive balloons will be filling the vast Million Fishes art space Saturday and Sunday, May 12-13. Come rediscover more...

Golden Gate Bridge Bash
By - posted 5/9/2012
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Friday Nights at the de Young offers a variety of interdisciplinary arts programs, including live music, poetry, films, dance, tours, talks and more. Season Eight is every Friday night from March 30 – November 23, 2012. This free weekly after-hours art “happening” changes every week, but typically includes a mix of live more...

SF Made Factory Tours
By - posted 5/8/2012
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From Monday, May 7th to Sunday, May 13th, SFMade presents SFMade Week 2012: a week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector and the companies and people that bring locally produced products to fruition. Among a variety of events, SFMade Week features factory tours with local manufacturers to heighten awareness of more...

Antique Vibrator Museum: Grand Opening
By - posted 4/10/2012
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The weird and wonderful history of the vibrator is on fascinating display with the grand opening of Good Vibrations’ Antique Vibrator Museum on Thursday, April 12, 2012 from 6-8pm. Showcasing collectibles from the 1800s and onward, this impressive collection tells a fascinating story of history, health, and sexuality. Curator and Staff more...