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Tuesday, September 2

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, September 2 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum
de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. The museum was ...

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, September 2 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor
Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is $10 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission is free (special ...

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day
Tuesday, September 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more than 50 different countries. Opened ...

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, September 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of Craft and Design
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

Enjoy free admission to the Museum of Craft and Design on the first Tuesday of every month. After six years in Union Square and two years of pop-ups, the Museum of Craft & Design opened up their permanent location in the Dogpatch. Rather than featuring paintings or traditional ...

See’s Candies Tasting & History Talk | South SF
Tuesday, September 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | South SF Main Library
See's Candies Tasting & History Talk | South SF

See’s Candies will host a chocolate sampling and local history talk, sharing the story of the company in South San Francisco.
The event takes place at the South San Francisco Library from 6:30-7:30 pm on September 2, 2014.

Inside Liz Phair’s “Exile in Guyville” | The Booksmith
Tuesday, September 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Booksmith
Inside Liz Phair's

Author Gina Arnold discusses in the impact of Liz Phair’s album, Exile in Guyville which was celebrated as one of the year’s top records by Spin and the New York Times.
With Exile in Guyville, Phair spoke for all the girls who loved the world of …

“Wood Shoppe” Folk Concert: Ghost & Gale | Brick & Mortar
Tuesday, September 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brick & Mortar Music Hall

August 2014 Music Lineup

Ghost & Gale, are an independent folk duo based in California’s Bay Area. They released their highly anticipated debut EP to a sold out crowd at Amnesia, SF on November 14th of 2013 and continue to pack Bay Area venues performing their …

Free Bluegrass Rock ‘n Roll Concert: Jimbo Trout | The Chapel
Tuesday, September 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Chapel
Free Bluegrass Rock 'n Roll Concert: Jimbo Trout | The Chapel

JimBo Trout & the Fishpeople are a high energy, good-time band from San Francisco that has been together since 1992. They perform a musical gumbo made up of bluegrass, ragtime, blues, western-swing, Appalachian, rock+roll, New Orleans, honky-tonk and more. But they are not a band …

Wednesday, September 3

Free Apple Cinnamon Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, September 3 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café
Free Apple Cinnamon Waffle Wednesday | SF

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street waffles come in tasty flavors like TCHO chocolate, maple-bacon, salted caramel and many ...

SF Zoo Free Admission Day
SF Zoo Free Admission Day

The San Francisco Zoo, Northern California’s largest zoological park and conservation center, periodically offers free admission for San Francisco residents. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all year round.  You’ll enjoy seeing the 250 different animal species in naturalistic surroundings, ...

Philosophical Performance Art: “Searching for Diogenes” | SoMa
Wednesday, September 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Philosophical Performance Art:

Searching for Diogenes is a three-part performance that weaves together the life, myth and legacy of Diogenes of Sinope (aka the Dog). A controversial figure, Diogenes’ provocative actions in public space were designed to disrupt, challenge and subvert social values and conventions. Searching for Diogenes ...

Free Grit-Pop Concert: Happy Fangs | The Chapel
Wednesday, September 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Chapel
Free Grit-Pop Concert: Happy Fangs | The Chapel

BFF.fm invites you to their free Birthday Bash at The Chapel Bar featuring music from:

Happy Fangs is San Francisco’s black and white warpainted duo of Mike Cobra of King Loses Crown & Rebecca Gone Bad of My First Earthquake. She brings her high-energy vocals. He …

Thursday, September 4

Win Tix: Exploratorium After Dark: Piano Parade & Whimsical Exhibits | Pier 15
Thursday, September 4 – 6:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
| Exploratorium
Exploratorium After Dark: Piano Parade & Whimsical Exhibits | Pier 15

In September, Exploratorium After Dark invites you to ponder the following: How would you improve our city’s public spaces? Contribute your vision at After Dark. Play in a parade of pianos, design a miniature Market Street, and test whimsical exhibits in preparation for next year’s …

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, September 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Looking to discover SF’s best local craft/artisan food vendors and special chef pop-ups? SoMa StrEat Food Park and Funcheap are putting on a Thursday Night Market called “StrEat Bazaar.” The focus is mostly craft food vendors, special pop-up restaurants, food trucks (of course) and some artists ...

Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream Clouds Lounge | Union Square
Thursday, September 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream Clouds Lounge | Union Square

The Daisy Dream Clouds Lounge is an artistic park installation that brings the idea of the Marc Jacobs fragrance, Daisy Dream to life. This dreamy oasis is a place where guests can relax, cool down and daydream, and will take place from September 4-8, 2014. ...

Free Mohawk Haircut Night & Cider Tasting | Lower Polk
Free Mohawk Haircut Night & Cider Tasting | Lower Polk

For the First Thursday Art Walk, SaLana Salon will have new art work, cider tasting by a newly launched brand, and Barber’s Choice free mowhawks from 7-10 pm.

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, September 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week. Thursdays from 6-10 pm Tickets are $12 ($10 for Academy members). Last entry is 9 pm. 21+ with valid ID.

Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, September 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

The Upper TL Art Walk makes 15-20 galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location is either a traditional gallery or a retail space with room dedicated to ...

Win Tix: Design Night Gone Good: Social Solutions & Cocktails | Autodesk Gallery
Thursday, September 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price, $25 each ($20 for students w/ID)
| Autodesk Gallery
Design Night Gone Good: Social Solutions & Cocktails | Autodesk Gallery

Design isn’t just streamlined furniture, shiny gadgets, and sleek cars. It also has the capacity to have a deep and profound impact on peoples’ lives. From cleaner portable stoves in Africa to low-cost housing in rural America, impact design aims to tackle and solve social, environmental, …

Tacolious Tasting Night & Book Party | Omnivore Books On Food
Thursday, September 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Food & drinks are while supplies last.
| Omnivore Books on Food
Tacolious Tasting Night & Book Party | Omnivore Books On Food

Tacolicious co-owner Joe Hargrave tries to conquer your belly at home with a new cookbook filled with recipes for making their ridiculously tasty tacos. He’ll be on hand giving cooking tips plus bribing our taste buds with snacks and drinks.
Tacolicious: Festive Recipes for Tacos, Snacks, …

2014 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema: Kick-Off Party, Films & Comedy | El Rio
2014 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema: Kick-Off Party, Films & Comedy | El Rio

The Official Kick-off Party and Preview of the 11th annual Summer Season commences with a no-host bar, hors d’oeuvres and live music. This year, the program features a short line-up of films and trailers and special appearance by Johnny Steele, well-known SF-based Standup comedian. The excitement …

Heart Beats: Un-Networking Social Hour & Free Drinks | General Assembly
Thursday, September 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| General Assembly (Folsom St.)
Heart Beats: Un-Networking Social Hour & Free Drinks | General Assembly

Heart Beats is a social event where you’re not allowed to talk about your job. Yup, an evening exclusively devoted to your non-professional passions.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Come unplug and learn unusual things about interesting people. No business cards, no networking, no nonsense. The music will be great. …

Win Tix: Khan Academy Founder Talk & 21st Century Visionary Award | Castro Theatre
Thursday, September 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $25
| Castro Theatre
Khan Academy Founder Talk & 21st Century Visionary Award | Castro Theatre

Sal Khan, author and founder of Khan Academy will be in conversation with Kishore Hari, director of the Bay Area Science Festival.
Khan Academy’s mission to give a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere has breached the educational divide between poor and privileged and pioneered a …

Win Tix: Aries Spears (MADtv) Comedy Night | Cobb’s
Thursday, September 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*All shows are 18 & over and there is a two drink minimum per person.
| Cobb's Comedy Club
Aries Spears (MADtv) Comedy Night | Cobb's

Actor / Comedian Aries Spears brought a fresh, hip style as a principal cast member of Fox’s “MADtv” for eight seasons.
Aries appeared alongside Cedric the Entertainer in the All Star Comedy Jam and his 2011 stand-up comedy special Aries Spears: Hollywood, Look I’m Smiling was …

Win Tix: Popscene 2004: Millenium DJ Dance Party | SF
Thursday, September 4 – 10:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $5 before 10:30 pm / $10 after.
| Rickshaw Stop
Popscene 2004: Millenium DJ Dance Party | SF

Popscene is throwing a resident DJ only dance party featuring indie millennium sounds of Ladytron, Goldfrapp, the Rapture, Hot Hot Heat, Interpol, the Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, MGMT, Fischerspooner, the White Stripes, and other electroclash/2000s indie stuff you may have forgotten.
Aaron Axelsen, Popscene DJ and Live 105 Music …