Latitude 38 September Calendar
Aug. 31 — Sea Scouts Open House, Aquatic Park, San Francisco, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Info, www.seascouts.splashthat.com.
Aug. 31 — California Free Fishing Day, statewide. Info, www.wildlife.ca.gov.
Aug. 31, Sept. 1, 7, 8, 15, 21, 22, 28 — Afternoon Sailing Adventure on scow schooner Alma, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, 12:30-4 p.m. $20-$40. NPS, www.nps.gov/safr.
Sept. 1-29 — Keelboat Sail, noon-4 p.m., every Sunday with BAADS at South Beach Harbor in San Francisco. Free. Info, (415) 281-0212 or www.baads.org.
Sept. 2 — Labor Day.
Sept. 2 — BBQ, live jazz with Randy Craig, 2 p.m.; party with Sweet Soul Music, 6:30 p.m. BVBC, www.bvbc.org.
Sept. 3-24 — Live jazz with Don Prell every Tuesday night, BVBC, San Francisco. Members of reciprocal clubs welcome. No cover. Info, www.bvbc.org.
Sept. 4-25 — Wednesday Yachting Luncheon Series, StFYC, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Lunch and a talk each week for about $25. All YCs' members welcome. Info, www.stfyc.com.
Sept. 6 — R2AK Blazer Party, NW Maritime Center, Port Townsend, WA, 6-8 p.m. Awards, snacking, drinking. $30. Info, www.r2ak.com.
Sept. 6-8 — Wooden Boat Festival, NW Maritime Center, Port Townsend, WA. Info, www.woodenboat.org.
Sept. 7 — Sea Forager Book Talk, Spaulding Marine Center, Sausalito, 5-7 p.m. With author Kirk Lombard and sea chantey sing-along with the Fishwives. Info, www.spauldingcenter.org.
Sept. 7, Oct. 5 — Chantey Sing aboard Eureka, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, 8-10 p.m. Dress warmly and bring a mug for hot cider. Free, but RSVP to Peter, (415) 561-7171.
Sept. 7-28 — Small Boat Sailing, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. every Saturday with BAADS at South Beach Harbor in San Francisco. Free. Info, (415) 281-0212 or www.baads.org.
Sept. 11 — Mexico Cruising Seminar with Dick Markie of Paradise Village, Bay Model, Sausalito, 4-5:45 p.m. Info, www.baja-haha.com.
Sept. 11 — Latitude 38's Fall Crew List Party, Bay Model Visitor's Center, Sausalito, 6-9 p.m. $10 (cash only); $5 if you are 25 or under (bring ID). Free for registered 2019 Baja Ha-Ha skippers & first mates only. Info, www.latitude38.com/crew-party.
Sept. 12, Oct. 10 — Single Sailors Association meeting and dinner, Ballena Bay YC, Alameda, 6:30 p.m. Guests welcome. Info, www.singlesailors.org.
Sept. 12-15 — Boats Afloat Show, South Lake Union, Seattle. Boat rides, free docking class, kids' toy boatbuilding, seminars, exhibits, boats. Info, www.boatsafloatshow.com.
Sept. 13 — Full moon on a Friday the 13th.
Sept. 14-21 — National Estuaries Week. Celebrations, education, cleanups. Info, www.estuaries.org.
Sept. 15 — Open House, Cal Sailing Club, Berkeley, 1-4 p.m. Free intro sailboat rides in keelboats and dinghies. Info, www.cal-sailing.org.
Sept. 15-21 — SoCal Ta-Ta cruising rally from Santa Barbara to Two Harbors, Catalina. Info, www.socaltata.com.
Sept. 16, Oct. 7 — Two-part Racing Rules Forum, Berkeley YC, 7 p.m. With Rob Overton. $30, YRA, www.yra.org.
Sept. 19-22 — L.A. Harbor In-Water Boat Show, Cabrillo Way Marina, San Pedro. Info, www.laharborboatshow.com.
Sept. 21 — California Coastal Cleanup Day, 9 a.m.-noon. Info, www.coastal.ca.gov/publiced/ccd/ccd.html.
Sept. 21 — Delta Waterway Cleanup, 9 a.m.-noon. Info, www.delta.ca.gov/recreation/cleanup.
Sept. 21 — Open House, Maritime Museum, San Francisco, 1-3 p.m. Docents and rangers offer talks and mini-tours. Free. Info, www.nps.gov/safr or (415) 561-7006.
Sept. 21 — Island Fall Fest, Encinal YC, Alameda, noon-4 p.m. Craft beer, wine, music, games. $50 includes lunch, beer, wine. Presented by Alameda Meals on Wheels, www.alamedamealsonwheels.org.
Sept. 21 — Ghost Fleet documentary film, Spaulding Marine, Sausalito, 7-9 p.m. Info, www.spauldingcenter.org.
Sept. 21 — Sea Music Concert Series, aboard Balclutha, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, 8-10 p.m. Spitzer and Mareva sing chanteys and ballads. $10-$20. Info, (415) 447-5000.
Sept. 21-22 — Women's Sailing Seminar, Island YC, Alameda. Tracks for beginners through advanced. Classroom & on-the-water instruction by women sailors. $250.75-$325. IYC, www.iyc.org/womens-sailing-seminar.
Sept. 23 — Autumnal equinox.
Sept. 27 — Live R&B with Tommy D' fourth Friday nights, BVBC, San Francisco. Members of reciprocal clubs welcome. No cover. Info, www.bvbc.org.
Sept. 28 — Petaluma River Craft Beer Festival, downtown riverfront, 1-5 p.m. $20-$50. 23 local breweries, food tastings, live music. Info, www.petalumarivercraftbeerfest.org.
Canceled! Sept. 28 — Casino Royale, Tiburon YC, 6 p.m. $150, Benefits the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. Catering donated by Musica Marin. Info, www.sflcr.org/casino-night.
Oct. 4-6 — Yacht Fest, Marina Village, Alameda, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Power & sailboats, boat rides, food, music, vendors, new products, seminars. Free admission. Info, www.yachtfest.net.
Oct. 5 — Port Fest, Redwood City, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Live music, maritime heritage, industrial working waterfront tours, carnival games, kids zone, food, drink, vendors, boat rides, live shark and sea life tank. Info, www.rwcportfest.com.
Oct. 6 — The Heart of San Francisco. The Peace Navy will witness the Love Plane skywriting a heart over the Golden Gate Bridge. Chris, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 6 — Single Sailors Association Bi-annual Angel Island Picnic. Info, www.singlesailors.org.
Oct. 7-14 — San Francisco Fleet Week. Air shows, parade of ships, ship tours, much more. Info, www.fleetweeksf.org.
Oct. 31 — Halloween.
Nov. 3-16 — Baja Ha-Ha XXVI cruising rally, San Diego to Cabo San Lucas with stops in Turtle Bay and Bahia Santa Maria. Info, www.baja-haha.com.
Please send your calendar items by the 10th of the month to email@example.com. If you’re totally old-school, mail them to Latitude 38 (Attn: Calendar), 15 Locust Avenue, Mill Valley, CA, 94941, or fax them to us at (415) 383-5816. But please, no phone-ins! Calendar listings are for marine-related events that are either free or don’t cost much to attend. The Calendar is not meant to support commercial enterprises.