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What's Happening September 14-16

September 12, 2018

Upcoming Bay Area Events September 14-16, 2018
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Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival
Fri-Sun, Sept 14-30. Times Vary

Showcasing the work of emerging and established filmmakers from the US, Latin America, Spain and Portugal, the Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival is a celebration of the latest work coming out of 20+ countries.
Rolex Big Boat Series
Fri-Sun, Sept 14-16. Times Vary

Celebrating its 514th year on the San Francisco Bay, the St. Francis Yacht Club's Rolex Big Boat Series is the one to watch. This large regatta draws competitors from around the globe, with over 100 entries from around the world.
Festa Coloniale Italiana
Sat, Sept 15. 10AM-6PM

Come for the delectable eats and stay for the great entertainment. Feast on Italian foods, wine taste and explore local merchants. This free event is open to all.
San Francisco Chinatown Autumn Moon Festival
Sat-Sun, Sept 15-16. 11AM-6PM

The annual Autumn Moon Festival is a great way to explore Chinese culture through parades, dance performances, arts & crafts, food, and live entertainment for everyone.
Sumo Champions Exhibition
Sat-Sun, Sept 15-16. Times Vary

Never been to a sumo match? Here is your chance! See sumo wrestlers in action during the 7th Annual Sumo Champions Exhibition at the Japantown Peace Plaza.
Events Coming Soon:
Red Scare on Sunset Fri-Sun, Sept 21-Oct 21. Times Vary
Vogue Knitting Live Fri-Sun, Sept 21-Sept 23. Times Vary
Sunset Community Festival Sat, Sept 22. 11AM-4PM
2nd Annual UNICEF Gala San Francisco Sat, Sept 22. 6:30PM
15th Annual Roadworks Steamroller Printing Festival Sun, Sept 23. 11AM-4PM
Surfboard Artist Tim Bessell
Fri-Sun, Sept 14-Oct 28. Times Vary

La Jolla-based contemporary California artist Timothy Bessell is known for the distinctively handcrafted surfboards he's made throughout his career. See his work now currently displayed at the Napa Valley Museum.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Fri-Sun, Sept 14-30. Times Vary

Audiences are invited to view the world through Christopher's eyes as a 15-year-old math whiz with autism. He maneuvers through a confusing world in an effort to solve the mystery of who killed his neighbor's dog.
Anjelah Johnson
Fri, Sept 14. 7PM

Characters such as My Linh, the Vietnamese nail salon employee and Bon Qui Qui, the rude fast food employee put Anjelah Johnson on the map as a wildly successful stand-up comedian with sold-out tours.
2018 Point Bonita Coastal Cleanup & Free BBQ
Sat, Sept 15. 8:30AM-12PM

Join in the global movement of taking care of our parks while inspiring a healthy lifestyle. Help clean up the beautiful coastline of South Rodeo Beach and enjoy a free BBQ at the Bay Model in Sausalito.
Craig Ferguson - HOBO Fabulous Tour
Sun, Sept 16. 8PM

Two-time Grammy nominee Craig Ferguson is an actor, writer and acclaimed comedian who will have you laughing all night long.
Events Coming Soon:
Shakespeare Napa Valley Presents: As You Like It Fri-Sun, Sept 21-30. 7PM-9PM
Guys and Dolls Fri, Sept 21. 7:30PM
Wings Over Wine Country Air Show Sat-Sun, Sept 22-23. 9AM-4PM
Tiburon Taps Beer Festival Sat, Sept 22. 1PM-4PM
Cloverdale Performing Arts Center Annual Fundraiser Party Sat, Sept 22. 5PM
Eat Real Festival
Fri-Sun, Sept 14-16. Times Vary

Supporting Food Craft Institute, the Eat Real Festival is an annual celebration of good food featuring sustainable local ingredients with a focus on artisan food craft, street food, craft beers, local wines, and delicious cocktails.
V3 Hopfest
Sat, Sept 15. 12PM-5PM

V3 Hopfest is one part bike ride and one part craft beer fest. Take in the majestic foothills of Mount Diable, the Livermore Valley and the San Ramon Valley through a 15 to 100-mile ride. Then enjoy craft brews, live music and more.
23rd Northern California International Dragon Boat Festival
Sat-Sun, Sept 15-16. 10AM-5PM

Dragon boat racing at its best, the 23rd Northern California International Dragon Boat Festival is a packed two-day free festival filled with spectacular cultural performances, local vendors, great eats and kid-friendly activities.
Lafayette Art, Wine & Music Festival
Sat-Sun, Sept 15-16. Times Vary

The summer sun is still shining strong. Bring out the family for the Lafayette Art, Wine & Music Festival where you will find amazing art & craft booths, 3 stages of music, a kids' zone, and yummy bites.
Bay Area Pet Fair
Sat-Sun, Sept 15-16. 10AM-5PM

Bring your furry friend with you to explore the Bay Area Pet Fair with its live shows, demonstrations, food vendors, family zone, pet supplies and maybe to meet a potential sibling available for adoption.
Events Coming Soon:
Dreamgirls Fri-Sun, Sept 21-Oct 21. Times Vary
Oktoberfest by the Bay 2018 Fri-Sun, Sept 21-23. Times Vary
Arcade Fire Fri, Sept 21. 7PM
2018 Pear & Wine Festival Sat, Sept 22. 11AM-3PM
Alameda Island Brewfest Sat, Sept 22. 12PM-4PM
Northern California Renaissance Faire
Sat-Sun, Sept 15-Oct 21. 10AM-6PM

Live out your King Arthur fantasies as the Renaissance period comes to life. Knights jousting on noble seeds, costumed minstrels and troubadours, not to mention 200 artisan and food-purveyor stalls. Children will delight in the games and activities available for them.
Kids Obstacle Challenge
Sat-Sun, Sept 15-16. Times Vary

Consider this the ultimate family challenge/adventure. Join your kids in this fun obstacle course for a race to the finish.
Silicon Valley Tour De Coop
Sat, Sept 15. 9AM-4PM

Baby chicks are cute and we'd bike a mile to see them. Tour around on your bike during the annual Silicon Valley Tour De Coop for a look at chicken coops, gardens, bee hives, hoop houses and cool urban homesteads.
42nd Annual Almaden Valley Art & Wine Festival
Sun, Sept 16. 10AM-6PM

All proceeds of the Almaden Valley Art & Wine Festival go towards non-profit organizations and schools in the community and also support merit-based scholarships to students. Join us for a whirlwind day of fun for everyone.
Sun, Sept 16. 10AM-5PM

Celebrate Polish culture at PolskaFest! Learn about Polish history, food, music, dance and everything in between.
Events Coming Soon:
Oktoberfest Redwood City 2018 Fri-Sun, Sept 21-23. Times Vary
16th Annual Magical Glass Pumpkin Patch Fri-Sun, Sept 21-23. Times Vary
Dataprint Sat, Sept 22. 11AM-3PM
Smithsonian's 14th Annual Free Museum Day 2018 Sat, Sept 22. All Day
San Mateo Autumn Moon Festival Sun, Sept 23. 9AM-1PM
Great Sierra River Cleanup
Sat, Sept 15. 9AM-12PM

Join the 10th annual Great Sierra River Cleanup. Hundreds of volunteers will be going out this day cleaning up the Lake Tahoe region. Bring your reusable water bottle, gloves if you have them and friends! Snacks and equipment provided. A lunch celebration for volunteers will be hosted after the cleanup in South Lake Tahoe.
Adventure Van Expo at Homewood
Sat, Sept 15. 10AM-5PM

Exposition of adventure vehicles-vans, 4x4s, campers, gear and accessories like rooftop tents and really cool gadgets. Come see the built out vans using the Sprinter or Transit platform. Professional builders will be on site. As will custom adventure vehicles. Food trucks, a raffle and beer/wine. Free to the public consumer event.
Sample the Sierra
Sat, Sept 15. 12PM-5PM

A farm-to-fork festival celebrating the best food, wine, and art in the Sierra Nevada. The event brings together local chefs/restaurants with neighboring growers/producers. Bijou Community Park in South Lake Tahoe.
Art & Soul: 4th Annual Downtown Truckee ArtWalk
Sat, Sept 15. 1PM-6PM

30 stops in historic downtown Truckee celebrating local artists. Enjoy live art demonstrations and music while tasting and sipping your way through small bites, craft beer, and wines.
Events Coming Soon:
Keep Tahoe Blue - Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day Sat, Sept 22. 8:30AM-2PM
Arts for Schools Annual Fundraiser Wooden Boat Challenge Sat, Sept 22. 11AM-5PM
Oktoberfest at Squaw Valley Sat, Sept 22. 12PM-6PM
Truckee Marathon & Half Marathon Sun, Sept 23. 8AM-2PM
3rd Annual Bob Wheeler Memorial Golf Tournament Sun, Sept 23. 12PM-8PM
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