In need of a study break? Here is a lineup of free upcoming events to check out this week.
Saturday, Nov. 9 — 2013 Leap Sandcastle Contest at Ocean Beach
- Check out Northern California’s largest sand castle building contest. The theme is “Masterpieces in the Sand” and teams are encouraged to sculpt works of art from history.
- 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday – Monday, Nov. 9-11 — Free National Parks Weekend
- All national parks will be free this Veteran’s Day Weekend. Escape the city and immerse yourself in nature this weekend at local national parks like Muir Woods and Yosemite.
- Parking fees are waived.
- All day
Sunday, Nov. 10 — KUSF’s Rock’n’Swap
- McLaren Hall, USF
- KUSF is welcoming all music lovers and vendors to sell, buy, and exchange music related items at their second Rock’n’Swap.
- Bring cash to purchase items.
- 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 11 — Classical Revolution Chamber Music Jam
- The Revolution Cafe in the Mission District
- Enjoy live chamber music performed by local musicians every Monday.
- 8:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 12 — Movie Night: The Gratitude Experiment
- Phelan Hall LL01, USF
- The University Ministry is showing the film “The Gratitude Experiment,” which explores how showing gratitude can change your life positively. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided.
- 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 – 16 — Indie Mart Mini Vintage Art and Fashion Party
- Workshop SF between McAllister and Baker St.
- Indie Mart is a hosting 12 vendors selling vintage and repurposed goods. There will also be food trucks
- 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.