Sep 03-24, 2016

Brisbane Festival

The Brisbane Festival hosts a wide variety of shows in Brisbane this September. Brisbane’s top performing arts precincts become a destination for festival goers. Queensland Performing Arts Centre, La Boite Theatre, Brisbane Powerhouse, The Courier-Mail Piazza and the much loved Festival hub, Arcadia, will come to life for three weeks during the Festival.

Sep 22 - Oct 23, 2016

Singin' in the Rain

“Singin’ in the Rain” is a splashing musical production based on one of the best classic American musical movies of all time. Incorporating the best ‘rain shower’ effect with several thousand litres of water, the production features a charming plot that will leave you in stitches. Set in the days of Tinseltown, you’ll be reminded of a bygone era of romance, innocence and timeless entertainment. This stellar Australian production will leave you humming the tunes of “Singin’ in the Rain” and longing for a rainy day! Lyric Theatre, QPAC, corner of Grey and Melbourne Streets, South Bank.

Sep 17, 2016

"Flow into Fall" at McEvoy Ranch

In celebration of National Yoga Month, McEvoy Ranch hosts this morning wellness event featuring a 75-minute yoga practice led by Maile Sivert, renowned yoga instructor and owner of San Francisco studio The Mindful Body. The event also offers seasonal bites from the Ranch's organic garden paired with its 2015 Rosebud Rose, as well as an essential oil DIY workshop. 9 am-12:30 pm.

Sep 10, 2016

Calistoga Wine Experience

Head up to Wine Country for this afternoon event featuring winemakers and owners, Tuscan appetizers from Calistoga Kitchen chef Rick Warkel and live music from Gypsy jazz band "Hot Club of San Francisco." 1-5 pm. Pioneer Park, 1308 Cedar St., Calistoga. Tickets can be purchased here

Sep 24, 2016

Clif Bar’s CykelScramble

This quirky bike relay race is held on a .6-mile sprint course with over a dozen fast-paced obstacles. Winners enjoy a year’s supply of Clif Bars, but everyone at the event can enjoy gourmet food trucks, a beer garden and live music. Marin County Fairgrounds,

Sep 18, 2016

Comedy Day in Golden Gate Park

Now in its 36th year, Comedy Day is a free outdoor event featuring 40 comedians from the Bay Area and beyond. Since its inception in 1981, Comedy Day has hosted 750 of the world’s funniest performers including Robin Willliams, Gary Shandling and W. Kamau Bell. Sharon Meadows, Golden Gate Park,

Sep 03, 2016

Front Porch Music Festival at Wente Vineyards

Enjoy fine wines and delicious food in the beautiful outdoor setting of this Livermore winery as a lineup of bands and acoustic acts performs on two stages. This year brings Wolf Hamlin & The Front Porch Drifters, Elliott Randall & The Deadmen, David Luning and more. 5565 Tesla Rd., Livermore, 925.456.2450,

Sep 04-06, 2016

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Mingle with local winegrowers, winemakers and chefs and sample their creations at this festival held at Francis Ford Coppola Winery, MacMurray Estate Vineyards and Chateau St. Jean.

Sep 29 - Oct 02, 2016

Smuin Ballet presents “Dance Series 01”

The launch of Smuin’s 23rd season brings a world premiere by celebrated choreographer Garrett Ammon, Stanton Welch’s critically acclaimed piece “Indigo” and the return of Michael Smuin’s timely “Stabat Mater,” a powerful response to 9/11. Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St., 415.912.1899,

Sep 09 - Dec 10, 2016

“Jill Magid: The Proposal” at San Francisco Art Institute

This exhibit is the latest salvo in Magid’s extended, multimedia project, “The Barragán Archives.” The multiyear project examines the legacy of Mexican architect and Pritzker Prize-winner Luis Barragán. 800 Chestnut St., 415.771.7020,