Timber!!!! Fall into Fall/Summer with all these great events.

Banned Books by the Bay events! Ooooh, forbidden lit. Open Studios! Mission, Bernal, etc. September Fridays at EAT: The Corner Pop-Up restaurant 18th/Mission= proceeds go to No Kid Hungry (closed Sep 16).

Wed 28:
  • Muni Diaries open mic 6.30pm sign-up 7-9pm show Elbo Room 647 Valencia/18th $5 includes drink
Thurs 29: Fri, Sat, Sun:
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrassssssssssssss
Sat Oct 1:
  • Mission Arts and Performance Project - MAPP. Start at Red Poppy House 23rd/Folsom
Sun Oct 2:
  • Asian Art Museum be free today 10am-5pm Larkin/McAllister
Mon Oct 3:
  • 50% off at Community Thrift today! Valencia/17th!
  • INFORUM presents.....In 6 Minutes, 40 Seconds: How to Design a Sustainable Future 6.30pm panel, 7.30pm reception Levi's Auditorium 1155 Battery/Union $7 students/$12 members/$20 non-members. Includes knowledge, wine, and food!
  • CA Music and Culture Association mayoral forum 6-9m The Fillmore/Geary free w/RSVP. Cool politicians and musicians speak/perform (Lyrics Born, Zoe Keating, Bob Mould)
  • Krazy for Karaoke 6pm Knockout 3223 Mission/Valencia free (another source says it's 7pm with free pizza while it lasts)
Tues 4:
  • Museums be free!
  • Dine Out for Meals on Wheels today. Restaurants all over the Bay Area
  • Green Dreenks 5.30-9pm 111 Minna/2nd. Network with others in the sustainable workforce (first 20 to come in an early Halloween costume of some sort get a free drink)
  • Lower Haight fire relief benefit 7-10pm Peacock Lounge 552 Haight/Fillmore $10 for food, community, etc. Great raffle prizes too!
Thurs 6:
  • Etsy Craft Bar 6-8pm Museum of Craft and Folk Art 51 Yerba Buena Lane/3rd/Mission $5 for supplies. They be embellishin' photos!
Fri 7:
  • 24th St First Friday Cruise: street performers, low riders, food/drink specials 6-10pm 24th/Mission-Potrero
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Friends of the Library Big Book Sale! Fort Mason Wed 21-Sun 25 (all books $1 on Sunday!)

Cine+Mas Latino Film Fest Thurs 22-Sat 24

Bicycle Film Fest Thurs 22-Sun 25

Greek Food Fest Fri 23-Sun 25. Print out free admission ticket

Eat Real Fest Fri 23-Sun 25. Holy moly: such great food and workshops!

North Beach Artwalk Sat 24-Sun 25

Polk Street Blues Fest Sat 24-Sun 25 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Mon 19:
  • Krazy for Karaoke All Night Pizza Party 7pm til close Knockout 3223 Mission/Valencia free
Tues 20:
  • Public-Private Partnerships: Boosting America's Jobs, Education, and Economic Development 6pm Commonwealth Club 595 Market/2nd students free/$12 members/$20 non-members. Long title and long list of expert panelists
  • Feast of Words: School House Rocks potluck and reading 6.30pm SomArts 8th/Brannan $5 with food to share/$10 advance/$12 door. Readings from 826 folks!
Wed 21:
  • Cuban Architecture doc 5.30pm Main Library Grove/Larkin
  • Guardian Mayoral Forum 6pm LGBT Center 1800 Market
Thurs 22:
  • Heavy metal quilts and music 6-8pm YBCA 3rd/Mission free w/ museum admission. (Foot)Pedal to the Metal
  • Tour De Fat pre-party 6-8pm Buck Tavern 1 655Market/12th $3 pints of New Belgium and a bike giveaway!
  • SF Film Society/New People Cinema grand opening 6pm Post/Webster free, RSVP
  • Hanna Rifkin and the Broken Strings 8.30pm Revolution Cafe 22nd/Bartlett free/$donation for musicians
  • Bicycle Film Fest opening party 9.30pm-close Knockout 3223 Mission/Valencia. DJ, Goldsprints, pedal-pushers
Fri 23:
  • Eat Real Fest in Jack London Square Oakland 1-8pm. Also Sat and Sun
  • ARTery Project reception 5-7pm City Hall - Jane Kim's office
  • Art Happy Hour 6.30-9.30pm Secession Art & Design 3361 Mission/30th. Sips and nibbles and sale and arty folk
  • Bicycle Film Fest. Hella goings-on
  • Emperor Norton's Jazz Band 9pm-12am Cafe Revolution 22nd/Bartlett free/$donation for musicians
Sat 24:
  • Bicycle Film Fest. Street party on Capp and mas peliculas
  • Tour de Fat in GG Park 11am. More crazy bicycle fun
  • Art & Blues Fest 11am-7pm ART 94124 3rd St/Fairfax. Lotsa music and community and such
  • Eat Real Fest in Jack London Square Oakland 11am-8pm. Also Sun
  • Moving Planet rally and parade 12pm Justin Herman Plaza/Market-Embarcadero. Speakers and procession to Civic Center. I'm glad Bill McKibben exists
  • RoadWorks: Steamroller printing street party 12-5pm SF Center for the Book Rhode Island/16th-17th
  • Moholy Ground release party 7pm-11pm Photobooth 1193 Valencia/23th. Independent local lit and art and some treats!
Sun 25: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Thurs 15:
  • SF Center for the Book 15th Anniversary exhibition opening 6-8pm 300 De Haro/16th
  • Economics of Happiness screens as part of "Justice Begins with Seeds" conference 7.30pm Women's Bldg 18th/Valencia (part of conference on Fri and Sat $50-200)
  • Birthday show 8pm doors Beatbox 11th/Folsom $10. Mark Growden, Family Crest, Gaucho!
Fri 16:
  • Park(ing) Day! All over SF people reclaim the concrete with fun activities (afterparty 5.30pm 3330 20th/Shotwell sliding scale donation)
  • "Justice Begins with Seeds" conference all day Women's Bldg 18th/Valencia Fri and Sat $50-200 sliding scale
  • "Proof" opening reception 6pm Southern Exposure 3030 20th/Alabama
  • Art Explosion open studios reception 7-11pm 744 Alabama/19th. Also Sat and Sun 12-5pm
  • Barista Throwdown: Espresso, Booze, and Beats 6-8.45pm Coffee Bar 1890 Bryant/Mariposa. Free admittance, food vendors, then head to.....
  • "People" YBCA outdoor film exhibit 8pm Z Space 450 Florida/17th $10. Also Sat
  • Pancakes and Booze group art show 8pm-2am Artists' Alley 863 Mission/5th $5 for all you can eat pancakes, visual installations, and street party. Also Sat
  • Hanna Rifkin and the Handsomes + Matthew Edwards and the Unfortunates 9pm show Viracocha 998 Valencia/21st $8
Sat 17:
  • What's Out There Weekend - free tours of awesome places in SF and Oakland. Reserve your space. Also Sunday
  • Annual Coast Clean Up Day! various locations early all around the bay!
  • "Justice Begins with Seeds" conference all day Women's Bldg 18th/Valencia $50-200 sliding scale
  • Art Explosion open studios 12-5pm 744 Alabama/19th. Also Sun
  • RockMake music and arts fest 12-7pm 18th/Treat. Great bands, great vendors
  • Alice Waters talks about 40 years of Chez Panisse 1-3pm Omnivore Books 3889a Cesar Chavez/Church. This gon'be crowd'd
  • "People" YBCA outdoor film exhibit 8pm Z Space 450 Florida/17th $10
  • Pancakes and Booze group art show 8pm-2am Artists' Alley 863 Mission/5th $5 for all you can eat pancakes, visual installations, and street party
Sun 18: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fri 9:
  • Boundless aerial dance preview 5pm Mint Plaza 5th/Jessie
  • Rally in the Alley 5.30-8pm 22nd/Guerrero/Dolores. Greened Ames Alley celebrates with live music, art, and food vendors
  • Fillmore Art Walk 6-11pm Fillmore/McAllister- Sutter
  • ScoutMob + DStructure party 8-11pm 520 Haight/Fillmore
Sat 10: Sun 11: Mon 12:
  • cool stuff
Wed 14:
  • Civic Center Farmers' Market 30th Anniversary! Details
  • Mall R Us consumerism doc screens 6pm Main Library Grove/Larkin. Please register in advance
  • Arts Education Week panel discussion and reception 6-9.30pm War Memorial Veterans Bldg 401 Van Ness/McAllister. Please RSVP for this gathering and party!
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thurs Sep 1:
  • First Thursday art crawl downtown. See FecalFace art link to right
  • Etsy Craft Lab: Spats! $5! 6-8pm Museum of Craft and Folk Art 3rd/Mission
  • Bernal Cinema Tiffany Ave block party: Patsy Cline cover band and local film! 6.30pm and on
  • SpaceCraft: Chain Gang social media art 7pm til late CellSpace 2050 Bryant/19th
Fri 2:
  • Art Break in Justin Herman Plaza 9am-5pm. Express yourself, then cross Embarcadero for....
  • Dirty Girl Produce grand opening 4-8pm Ferry Bldg. Free Bloody Mary's, twister, prizes, and samples of amazing organics!
  • Oakland Art Murmur if you're in an East Bay mood. SF Bike Party 7.30pm Civic Center if you're in a pedal mood. Bernal Cinema film crawl on Cortland if you're in a cinematic mood
  • Still Flyin' and others Rickshaw Stop $12
  • Oldies Night dance party 10pm Knockout 3223 Mission/Valencia $5
Sat 3:
  • SF Zine Fest 11am-6pm County Fair Bldg 9th/Lincoln. Also Sunday!
  • Hard French: Dance Off edition 2-7pm El Rio Mission/Precita $7
  • Opening exhibit reception 4-7pm Baer Ridgway 172 Minna/3rd
Sun 4:
  • Asian Art Museum be free today Larkin/McAllister
  • SF Zine Fest 11am-6pm County Fair Bldg 9th/Lincoln
  • Experimental indie music free shows Japantown Peace Center Webster/Post 12-5pm
  • Emperor Norton's Jazz Band + Kally Price 9pm Amnesia 853 Valencia/20th $5
Mon 5:
  • Cowgirl-a-palooza music and bbq Labor Day party 3-10pm El Rio Mission/Precita $10
  • Quiet Lightning: picnic, concert, and reading series 3-9pm Conservatory of Flowers. Potluck picnic 3pm, beer garden by Comrade Brewery 5pm, live music, and then readings 7.30pm ($5 suggested donation for readings)
Tues 6:
  • Green Dreenks 5.30-9pm 111 Minna/2nd. Network with others in the sustainable workforce (first 20 people to bring a coworker get a free drink)
Wed 7:
  • Summer Mash-Up fundraiser: UMLAUT and Mission Community Market 6-9pm 144 2nd/Mission $25 advance/$35 door goes all to MCM! "bring people together through music, cocktails, and bocci ball/corn hole"
Thurs 8:
  • SF Symphony 100th birthday concert 11.30am City Hall free
  • Boundless aerial dance preview 12.30pm Mint Plaza 5th/Jessie. Also Friday 5pm
  • Coalition on Homelessness art auction 5.30-10pm SoMarts 8th/Brannan $25 gets you live music, food, and drinks! Plus good karma