Things to Do in San Francisco This Weekend
Before it's time for everyone to head back to school, indulge yourself this weekend with a trip to the beach or a sampling of just about anything at one of the city's biggest food festivals. It's all happening in San Francisco.
Get "Unhinged" at the Winchester Mystery House
For almost a century, this estate has been considered one of the most haunted houses in America. Now you can enter its secret rooms and hidden passageways that were once forbidden on this exciting, suspenseful walkthrough experience. This psychological thriller is in lieu of the traditional Halloween Candlelight Tour that will allow guests to see the house in a completely new light. This opportunity will only be available on specific nights Sept. 6 – Nov. 2, so get your tickets soon!
Experience PLANET HOME at The Palace of Fine Arts
PLANET HOME is a three day experiential summit that exhibits solutions to solve critical environmental challenges. There will be live entertainment from musicians like Wyclef Jean, Gallant, and DJ Snoopadellic "Snoop Dogg", guest speakers (also known as "Solutionists"), and networking opportunities for attendees who are eager to share their environmental solutions. Be part of the movement and learn how to protect the health of our planet on Sept. 13-15, 2019 at The Palace of Fine Arts.
Roller skate at Fort Mason Center
Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture presents a roller rink experience in conjunction with assume vivid astro focus (avaf). The outdoor roller skating rink features performances and live DJ sets for a night full of disco and skating. This exhibition is free and rental skates are available to visitors for $5. Join the fun on Sept. 13 through Oct. 6, 2019. For open hours, click here.
Explore visuals and sounds at CounterPulse
Now in its third year of Combustible, the highly-acclaimed dance and technology residency at CounterPulse, artists will collaborate on creating live performances using lighting, sound, and technologies. This year, guests can experience "The Looking Glass Self" by Mugwumpin, an immersive theater performance centered on how truth an lies interact with technology. This ticketed event also includes the opportunity to see Mabel Valdiviezo and Travis Bennet's "Metamorphosis: Phase 1," a dance performance that uses visuals and sounds to tell the story of Latinx immigrant women. Join CounterPulse (80 Turk St.) for these special events on Sept. 12-14 and 19-21, 2019 from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
The fifth annual San Francisco Cheese Fest promises to be a delicious evening of music, mingling and munching in classic San Francisco style at Social Hall San Francisco. On Sept. 14, 2019, guests will get to meet more than 20 California Artisan Cheese Guild member cheesemakers, serving dozens of new and classic California cheeses. Pairing with the melty fromage will be brews from local favorites, as well as ciders and wines from more than a dozen wineries. On Sept. 15, following the Cheese Fest, educational seminars will be held at The Cheese School of San Francisco.
Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema
Showcasing the work of local filmmakers, the Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema wraps up on Sept. 14, 2019 with a "Sweet 16 Party & Retrospective", a reprise of 2019 award-winning films, followed by reception and music at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts.