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San Francisco Veg Society Presents World Veg Fest

The San Francisco Veg Society (SFVS) presents World Veg Festival, in celebration of World Vegetarian Day, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., October 1, at the San Francisco County Fair Building inside Golden Gate Park.

Award-winning Veg Fest celebrates its 18th year with an action-packed weekend of informative lectures by influential members of the veg movement, creative vegan cooking demos, delicious vegan cuisine to sample or buy, vegan-friendly merchandise, a children’s play area, free samples, live entertainment and more.

Founded in 1968, the SFVS is a nonprofit, all volunteer-run and community-based organization that promotes the nutritional, ethical, social and environmental benefits of a vegetarian diet.

Cost: Free for SFVS members and children under 12. $10 for general admission. $5 for students with I.D., seniors 62+, and youth under 18. Tickets sold at the door and through Eventbrite. Location: 1199 9th Ave. (at Lincoln), San Francisco. For more information, call 415-948-9642 or visit WorldVegFestival.com or SFVS.org.

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