Weekend Planner: September 17th, 2021

View of San Francico,with Bay Bridge in the background.

Happy Friday Everyone! You've worked hard all week, and now it's time to have fun! Getting out and enjoying the beautiful Bay Area, as well as enjoying the company of friends old and new, is great for your mental health. So check out some of our favorite events from around the Bay that you can attend this weekend!

Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event.

Friday, September 17th

Sundown Cinema SF Parks


Schroeder's, San Francisco

3 PM, Ages: 21+


Oktoberfest presented by Schroeder's!

Schroeder's is kicking off Oktoberfest in True Bavarian Style with our annual Block Party.

Front Street Block Party!

With live music by Department of Rock. There will be lots of beer, jager shots, sausages, pretzels, prizes, beer games!

Make sure you dress up for the occasion! First beer is FREE if you come in Oktoberfest attire/costume! We will also be holding a costume contest for the Grand Prize!

Questions? Call 415.421.4778 or email us at info@schroederssf.com.

This is a free event. Must be 21 & over to attend and proof of vaccination is required.


District Six


District Six, San Francisco

5 PM, All Ages






District Six is an outdoor continuously evolving experience that brings individuals safely together to enjoy a curated selection of local small good vendors and food trucks. We also feature weekly themes and live entertainment such as local DJs or bands.

Please note: Most importantly, we are also following social distancing and health protocols which includes tables being placed 6 feet apart, mandatory masks for each attendee, and disinfecting surfaces after each group.

QUESTIONS? Email: Info@DistrictSixSF.com

Apply Here: Vendor Application

Saturday, September 18th

Left Shark and Mermaid


al Fresco Dining Park & Webster Parklets, Alameda

11 AM, All Ages


Greetings Ghosts & Goblins~we invite you to Alameda's official Halloween Market to celebrate this most delightful Hallowday. Our spooky artists from near and far will fright and delight you with handmade wares and ghoulish collectibles. Find one of a kind tricks & treats including home decor, fashion, fine art & photography, dolls, taxidermy, ephemera, jewelry, tarot readings, assemblage art, the occult and more! This is an OUTDOOR event! Vendors will fill the al Fresco Dining park and line the sidewalk of Webster between Taylor & Haight from 11-7pm as you creep your way down the road.

Enjoy adult beverages with bars by the Fireside Lounge, famous food truck Satay by the Bay, music from DJ’s Miz Margo, Sid Presley, Fledermaus and Zlaya presented by A-town Events & Booking Agency and additional food ootions from the multi-cultural restaurants lining Webster street.

TICKETS: FREE to $10 VIP Early Entry (shop your favorite vendors before the crowds!) This is a ticketed event-We have 3 vending locations, 2 are open to the public and 1 (the al Fresco Dining Park) is our enclosed, main venue and has a max capacity, which requires a ticket for entry. GET YOUR TICKET TODAY!! All ticket holders get a wrist band for re-entry. NO TICKET NEEDED AFTER 6PM!


PET COSTUME CONTEST!! 1:00PM - 3:00PM and 5:00PM with fabulous prizes for you & your batty pooch! Hooman costumes are encouraged but not required. Must be present to win.

Treat bags for tiny bats!

MASKS ARE MANDATORY indoors for every business in our community. STAY HOME IF YOU DON'T FEEL WELL. Our vendors have sanitizer and offer touchless payment options.

We highly recommend parasols & sun screen.

The Menagerie Oddities and Curiosities Market is proudly sponsored by: The West Alameda Business Association, The West End Arts District, Feathered Outlaw and Fireside Lounge.

We are #alamedastrong #alamedaproud #shopalameda


Can I bring my dog? ...YES!! Well behaved dogs are welcome! SERVICE ANIMALS ALLOWED.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? ...Webster Street is accessible via the tube with nearby access to I-880 and public transportation. Street parking is available, both metered and unmetered. There is a parking garage on Park Street with a direct bus line to Webster via Santa Clara as well (Bus 51A). People with ADA Placards can park free at meters.

How can I help make this a great event? ...Spread the word, bring lots friends, your patience, smile, an open mind...money is good!

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Email us at themenageriealameda@gmail.com

Hamilton at the Orpheum


Marin Center, San Rafael

10 AM, All Ages


We're THRILLED to announce that TreasureFest arrives at the Marin Center on September 18th-19th, 2021.

This family friendly festival features:

Live music from popular local acts

Far-out art installations from Burning Man

Interactive art and activities fun for all ages (bring the kids!)

A curated lineup of delicious eateries with cuisines from around the world

And shopping from 300+ local exhibitors with unique goods you can't get on anywhere else!

As always, TreasureFest is an all ages event and well behaved pooches on leashes are welcome! Parking is Free on a first come, first serve basis!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I use the ticket for either day? Yes, whichever day you prefer.

  • Can you bring coolers? No

  • Can you bring food and beverage? No with the exception of water bottles.

  • Can you smoke inside the event? No

  • Do you have to pay for parking? No, Parking is Free, but is First Come First Serve

  • Can I bring my Pet? Yes, TreasureFest is pet friendly, please keep on leashes.

  • Can I smoke? No Smoking or Vaping Allowed.

  • Can I bring a Lawn Chair or Blanket? Yes, you can bring either to enjoy the entertainment and activities all-day.

Sunday, September 19th

Stern Grove Festival