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of gumption blew through me, and I'm passing along info for this eventful month. Still not back in SF, but enjoy the activities below for me! Look to my favorites, SeaweedSway andFunCheapSF for quality events. September Preview! (new post coming soon): Wed, Sep 1:

Thurs, Sep 2 - Sun, Sep 5:

Thurs, Sep 2:

  • Art crawl downtown. Check Fecal Face link at right
  • Divisadero art walk, various locations. I'd go to The Page for California Honeydrops set
  • Etsy Craft Labs: tshirt craftiness 5-9pm Museum of Folk Art and Craft 51 Yerba Buena/Mission/3rd
  • Mind the Gap mystery tour and fundraiser 6.30pm TCHO in Ferry Bldg. Free walking tour, nibbles, and sips. Register

Fri, Sep 3:

Sat, Sep 4 and Sun, Sep 5:

  • SF Zine Fest 11am-4pm County Fair Bldg GG Park 9th/Lincoln. Creative nerds unite!

Sun, Sep 5:

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  • 8/26 Write-a-thon 12-8.26pm 826 Valencia/19th. Sponsor a writer, cheer writers on, eat some brainfood, get silly with calligraphy. Write up your alley
  • Ice Cream Social benefit for Produce to the People 5-9pm El Rio Mission/Precita $10-30. Local and delicious and some vegan and DJ and auction and other treats. Go!
  • SF Arts & Politics Magazine release get-together 8-9.30pm Dog Eared Books 900 Valencia/20th. Chill bands and some readings and such
  • Green For All campaign launch and Extinction/Adaption release party 8-10pm Levi's Workshops 580 Valencia/16th. DJ Bob Mould, readings, and design
Fri, Aug 27:
  • Longshot Magazine starts today: content + production in 48 hours. Get started!
  • Dusker: art, brews, music, and agricultural happiness 4.30-8.30pm Hayes Valley Farm Hayes/Laguna $5
  • EatReal Food Fest in Oakland. GO
  • Alite's Camp-in movie night 5-9pm Sports Basement 1590 Bryant/15th. Free: Stand By Me, popcorn, beer. Tents and raffle and sale! Gotta RSVP
  • Scott Albrecht's "Something Mistaken for Nothing" wood pictograph opening 6-9pm Curiosity Shoppe 855 Valencia/2oth
Sat, Aug 28:
  • Party on Block 18: brews, foods, funs, and fundraiser for hella great non-profits 12-5pm 18th/Guerrero-Dolores
  • EatReal Food Fest in Oakland. GO
  • Alemany Farm workday 12-5pm. Dig it
  • Toad and Salmon's ChiliBowl VI 11-5pm Potrero del Sol Skatepark 25th/San Bruno
  • Regeneration: Intersection for the Arts Artwalk 12pm 446 Valencia/15th. Walk along Mission storefronts and get cultured
  • The F'ing Beatles cover band 8pm Cafe Royale 800 Post/Leavenworth. Can't buy me love: it's a free show
  • Rear Window screens 8pm Union Square free
  • Farewell For Now celebration 8-11pm Levi's Workshops 580 Valencia/16th
Sun, Aug 29:
  • EatReal Food Fest in Oakland. GO
  • Sonny & The Sunsets rock out 9pm Amnesia 853 Valencia/20th $5
Mon, Aug 30:
  • 2nd Anniversary party!!! 7am-4pm Four Barrel 375 Valencia/14th. Free coffee all day, delicious treats around noon, petting zoo...probably a highlight of my 2009
  • Chris Palmer of Shooting the Wild: An Insider's Account of Making Movies in the Animal Kingdom 7pm Green Arcade Books 1680 Market/Gough. Adventure!
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  • Streetside Stories showcase 6-8.30pm Secession Art & Design 3361 Mission/30th. Come learn about this great non-profit at SF Best of the Bay gallery
  • SeaweedSway presents Marie Sioux, Salt Minds, and Windy Gap 8pm Blue Macaw Mission/22nd $8-10
Wed, Aug 11:
  • El Tecolote: Celebrating 40 Years of Mission newspaper opening reception 6-9.30pm Mission Cultural Center 2868 Mission/24th
  • Time Bank fundraiser 9pm Elixir 3200 16th/Guerrero. Come drink and support this cool resource-barter community project
Fri, Aug 13: Sat, Aug 14:
  • StreetsmArts mural discussion 5pm Mission Cultural Center 2868 Mission/24th
  • Big old crazy arty party at Big Idea Night 9pm-2am YBCA 701 Missionn/3rd. Gotta RSVP for this madness
Sun, Aug 15:
  • SeaweedSway presents Enamoured, Black Bear, and Casual Fog 8pm show Makeout Room 3225 22nd/Mission $7
Fri, Aug 20:
  • Third Anniversary Party + opening reception 6.30-9.30pm Secession Art & Design 3361 Mission/30th. Guardian's Best of the Bay gallery!
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  • "The Magic Hour" art opening 7-10pm Spare Room Project 270 Anderson/Cortland. CUTE
  • Southpaw Records 1st Anniversary concert 9pm Amnesia 856 Valencia/20th $5. Ty Segall, Bare Wires, The Sandwitches
Sat, July 31: Sun, Aug 1:
  • Asian Art Museum be free McAllister/Larkin
  • Outside In art block party 11am-7pm 161 Eerie/Mission/14th $5 donation benefits SF Parks&Trust and Root Division. DJs, finishing a Banksy Mural, fun
  • Social Justice murals bike ride 11.45am-2pm Church/15th $10. RSVP
  • Renegade Craft Fair 11am-7pm Fort Mason
Mon, Aug 2:
  • Warren G. Harding remembrance toast 6pm Pied Piper Bar/Palace Hotel 2 New Montgomery/Market. Gameliel and vampire theories, eh? RSVP
  • You May Die in the Desert rock Retox 628 20th St/3rd St band time, $. Seattle band!
Tues, Aug 3:
  • Hella museums be free today
  • SF Green Drinks special edition: Benefit for Green Generations 5.30-9.30pm 111 Minna/2nd $15 donation. Hobnob with other tree hugging professionals, nibble on appetizers, and support youth eco-education
  • 389 Miles: Living The Border, a doc about US/Mex immigration, screens 7pm Bernal Library 500 Cortland/Anderson. Free, get there early
Wed, Aug 4:
  • Exploratorium be free today
  • Women Kick Ass (my title) film fest 3.30-7.30pm Main Library Larkin/Grove free. Prison Girl Scouts, karate chick, amazing stuff!
  • UPPERCASE Magazine meet&greet 5-8pm Curiosity Shoppe 855 Valencia/20th
Thurs, Aug 5:
  • Sister Corita silk screening workshop 3-7pm Levi's Workshops 580 Valencia/16th. Free?
  • Art crawl downtown. Check FecalFace link at right
  • Craft Bar with Etsy Labs 5-9pm Museum of Craft and Folk Art Mission/Yerba Buena Lane $5. Bookmaking and beer and bar food. Before or during, go to this zydeco-cajun concert at Yerba Buena 6-7.30pm
Fri, Aug 6:
  • Free Firestone Walker beer 6-8pm The Republic 3213 Scott/Lombard
  • Murals on Paper: Art from the Women's Bldg 8-10pm Levi's Workshops 580 Valencia/16th
Sat, Aug 7:

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