2017 Oscars Viewing Party & Oscar Bingo
Fairs & Festivals
2017 Oscars Viewing Party & Oscar Bingo
Funcheap's annual bash with betting pool, free popcorn & all-you-can-drink champagne
Fauxtest 2017
Fairs & Festivals
Fauxtest 2017
Ironic fake protest rally & march at Dolores Park... Perfect for these crazy times
Lucha Libre: The Art Show
Artsy Fartsy
Lucha Libre: The Art Show
A night of crazy Mexican Wrestling inspired art, drinks & music

Tuesday, February 21

Free Guided Tours of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals | SF
Tuesday, February 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | James R. Browning U.S. Court of Appeals Building
Free Guided Tours of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals | SF

The James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, a National Historic Landmark, is located at the corner of Seventh and Mission Streets in San Francisco. The public entrance is 95 Seventh Street. Opened in 1905, this is considered one of America’s most beautiful public buildings. Today, it ...

Music Poster History: 25 Years of the Noise Pop Festival | SF
Tuesday, February 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bender's Bar & Grill
Music Poster History: 25 Years of the Noise Pop Festival | SF

The Noise Pop Music & Arts Festival started in 1993 highlighting emerging music and Independent Culture in the Bay Area and beyond. Now in its 25th year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure many musicians who have gone on to widespread acclaim. Over a quarter-century, …

Noise Pop Free Happy Hour Concert: Tino Drimo | Bender’s
Tuesday, February 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bender's Bar & Grill
Noise Pop Free Happy Hour Concert: Tino Drimo | Bender's

The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco’s (and Funcheap’s) favorite indie music, art and film festival. Now in its 25th year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in the Bay Area and beyond, many of whom have gone on to widespread ...

Free Astronomy Presentations in a Bar & Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, February 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | DNA Lounge
Free Astronomy Presentations in a Bar & Giveaways | SF

Much like the universe in its first nanoseconds, Astronomy on Tap Bay Area has undergone inflation to a much larger size. All ages are welcome at their next event which is free and will be at DNA Lounge on Tuesday, Feb. 21st.

The astronomical lineup starts with …

Wednesday, February 22

Noise Pop 25: Free Happy Hour Rock Show with Down Dirty Shake | Bender’s
Wednesday, February 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bender's Bar & Grill
Noise Pop 25: Free Happy Hour Rock Show with Down Dirty Shake | Bender's

The Down Dirty Shake is a time travelling band from the lost universe of “soul” here to magnetize your hips and excursive your lips.

Black History Month Celebration: Panel Discussion & Saul Williams Exclusive Video | Macy’s Union Sq.
Wednesday, February 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Black History Month Celebration: Panel Discussion & Saul Williams Exclusive Video | Macy's Union Sq.

Join host Renel Brooks-Moon for a celebration of Black Art and Expression featuring a panel discussion with star of HBO’s Insecure, Jay Ellis and Grammy nominated R&B vocalist, BJ The Chicago Kid on February 22, 2017.
After the discussion join for a reception with light refreshments …

Art Chef Jimmy Zhang Food Carving Demo | Millbrae
Wednesday, February 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Drop-ins are welcome but RSVPs are appreciated.
| Millbrae Public Library
Art Chef Jimmy Zhang Food Carving Demo | Millbrae

Mr. Zhang is a professional food artist who will demonstrate his skill at turning everyday food items into ornate works of art. Drop-ins are welcome but RSVPs are appreciated.
Art Chef Jimmy Zhang Food Carving Demo
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | 7 pm to 8 pm
Millbrae Library, …

Progressive Transgressions: Mid-1800s San Francisco | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, February 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Progressive Transgressions: Mid-1800s San Francisco | Mission Dist.

Crossing centuries and social mores, editors Ivy Anderson and Devon Angus, (Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute) and author Clare Sears (Arresting Dress) take us into San Francisco’s mid-1800s underworld to look at how normative ideas of sexuality were policed and created by
widespread mid-1800s …

ODC/Dance Company Rehearsal Behind-the-Scene | Spacious Grace 2017
Wednesday, February 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
ODC/Dance Company Rehearsal Behind-the-Scene | Spacious Grace 2017

Step into the rehearsal studio with ODC/Dance Company and see the artistic process behind the new work to premiere at Dance Downtown 2017.

Win Tix: Cobb’s Comedy Showcase | SF
Wednesday, February 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Cobb's Comedy Club

What better way to hop over your hump day than at a hilarious midweek comedy show. Join Cobb’s Comedy Showcase for a night full of the best of today’s hot and up and coming comedic talent. These comedians were hand picked for your viewing pleasure …

Thursday, February 23

Adidas Giant Warehouse Sale: First Day | Cow Palace
Thursday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry. But bring money for purchases, of course.
| Cow Palace
Adidas Giant Warehouse Sale: First Day | Cow Palace

Adidas is taking over part of the Cow Palace, February 23-26, 2017, for a “Giant Warehouse Clearance Event” and sale. Every clearance event is different, but if 2016 is any indication, you should expect up to 75% savings on over 20,000 square feet of footwear, apparel ...

The Final “Yappy Hour”: Puppy Cuddles & Free Drinks | SF SPCA Pop-Up
Thursday, February 23 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Events are free to attend. Regular adoption fees apply
| Two Embarcadero Center
The Final

Welcome to the San Francisco SPCA Pop-Up. The SF SPCA is bringing cuddles, kisses, and cuteness to Two Embarcadero Center for the entire month of February. Drop by for your furry fix, a coffee and a cuddle or a Thursday night Yappy Hour or the ...

Free Camp Cook Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, February 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Outpost
Free Camp Cook Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF

The Alite Outpost will be giving away free grilled cheese sandwich and cold beers for you and your buddies during their Speak Cheesy Happy Hour.
Aside from that, they will also be offering 15% off every item in the shop during the event. There will be …

Noise Pop 25: Free Indie Surf Rock Happy Hour Concert with Hot Toddies | Bender’s
Thursday, February 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bender's Bar & Grill
Noise Pop 25: Free Indie Surf Rock Happy Hour Concert with Hot Toddies | Bender's

The Hot Toddies, an all-girl surf pop band from Oakland and are headlining this free happy hour Noise Pop show at Bender’s.

Exploratorium After Dark: The Last Doubling | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: The Last Doubling | Pier 15

Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.
Is growth always good? The biggest threat to our existence on planet Earth isn’t asteroids—it’s us. Why can’t our population continue to grow? Learn about the exponential function and the conclusions we can draw …

“Great Highway: Journey to the Soul of Surfing” Film Screening | The Presidio
Thursday, February 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club

More than just three miles of heavy waves on Ocean Beach, the Great Highway is part of the early history of California surfing and beach life. This new documentary covers it all; from the Sutro Baths to the former six million-gallon saltwater Fleishhacker Pool, once …

NightLife: After-Hours Science | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, February 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
NightLife: After-Hours Science | California Academy of Sciences

This week, NightLife celebrates the best of the Academy with an evening of after-hours science inside the greenest museum on the planet.
In the aquarium, enjoy nighttime dive shows in their Philippine Coral Reef tank, learn about Claude the albino alligator during a special Swamp Talk, …

25 Years of Noise Pop Festival Photo Retrospective | SF
Thursday, February 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hotel Biron
25 Years of Noise Pop Festival Photo Retrospective | SF

Come and pay homage to the photographic history of the Noise Pop Music & Arts Festival. Championing independent culture since 1993, the festival has brought early exposure to numerous emerging artists in the Bay Area and beyond, many of whom have gone on to widespread …

Quick Draw SF: “Love Beyond Valentine’s Day” | SF
Thursday, February 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| 1192 Folsom
Quick Draw SF:

This month Quick Draw SF is a week later than usual. The theme is “Love Beyond Valentine’s Day,” a look at what you hold most near and dear to you on Thursday, February 23, 2017 with happy hour specials in full effect plus DJ music …

February Bike Ride & Startup Omni Tour | SF
Thursday, February 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Creek Park
February Bike Ride & Startup Omni Tour | SF

The meetup is a monthly gathering of folks who like startup companies and like bicycles. Startup Bike meetup is a fun, easy bike ride followed by free dinner & drinks at a startup.
This month they will be visiting Omni, a local start-up specializing on storing, cataloging, …

Musical Tribute to Ghost Ship & Altar Offerings | Spacious Grace 2017
Thursday, February 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
Musical Tribute to Ghost Ship & Altar Offerings | Spacious Grace 2017

In honor of our friends and community, gather to celebrate all the lives affected and the lives lost in the Ghost Ship fire. They have joined together to make a beautiful evening of song and music and an altar for offerings will be created.

Enrique Ugalde …

Win Tix: “Dance Art Music” A Black & White Affair | DNA Lounge
Thursday, February 23 – 9:30 pm | Cost: WIN | DNA Lounge

It’s rough being an artist. Well, rough or you’re rich, artists either make all the money or no money. DAM (dance, art, music) Events are trying to bridge that gap by offering performance opportunities for local artists without representation.
> Get Tickets – $25.00
In a A Black …

Noise Pop Secret After Hours Concert | Cafe du Nord
Thursday, February 23 – 11:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended
| Cafe Du Nord
Noise Pop Secret After Hours Concert | Cafe du Nord

Join in for a night cap at Noise Pop After Hours presented ​by Jameson. After the shows end, drop down below to Cafe Du Nord to celebrate ​with special guest performances and cocktails by the Bon Vivants.

Friday, February 24

Comic Arts Fest 2017: Online Comic Making | SSF
Friday, February 24 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Comic Arts Fest 2017: Online Comic Making | SSF

During the whole month of February, there will be an extravaganza of author visits, workshops, and comics-related programs. The goal is to enable aspiring artists and readers of all ages and to celebrate the importance of comics both as an art form and as valid ...

Free Happy Hour Noise Pop Concert: O.C.D. & Trash Vampire | Bender’s
Friday, February 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bender's Bar & Grill
Free Happy Hour Noise Pop Concert: O.C.D. & Trash Vampire  | Bender's

The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco’s (and Funcheap’s) favorite indie music, art and film festival. Now in its 25th year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in the Bay Area and beyond, many of whom have gone on to widespread ...

Fauxtest 2017: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park
Friday, February 24 – 5:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free; bring along a flashlight and your Fauxtest sign
| Dolores Park
Fauxtest 2017: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park

Join San Francisco’s fifth annual Fauxtest (pronounced foe-test), a fake protest, rally and march to demonstrate for/against Dada (fake or nonsense) news. Originally conceived as a fake protest in response to complacency and arm chair activism, Fauxtest has evolved into a response to the fake …

“Miracles in Light” Light Art Experience | Spacious Grace 2017
Friday, February 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral

Come visit the darkened cathedral during these hours to experience a new light art event created by the 2016 Artists in Residence Benjamin Bergery and Jim Campbell.
The piece will evoke different Biblical miracles using nothing more than light and text throughout the cathedral.

6 pm: Artist …

Los Campesinos Indie Rock Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Friday, February 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Los Campesinos Indie Rock Mini Concert | Amoeba SF

Welsh indie rockers Los Campesinos play live and sign their new album, Sick Scenes (out February 24th on vinyl, colored vinyl & CD), on release date.
Sick Scenes is the sixth studio album by Los Campesinos and follows their highly acclaimed 2013 release, “No Blues”. The band …

Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night “The Wedding Planner” | Pier 39
Friday, February 24 – 6:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night

Grab your blankets and head to Pier 39 for their Outdoor Movie Night, held the last Friday of every month through September. Before the show, get a bite to eat at one of Pier 39’s restaurants, or take advantage of special giveaways and movie night ...

SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Herbst Theatre
Friday, February 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Herbst Theatre
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Herbst Theatre

Dedicated to the lyrical muse, this program features two outstanding singers well-known to SFCO audiences: mezzo-soprano Lara Nie and tenor Brian Thorsett.
Canteloube’s lush settings of folk songs from France’s Auvergne region are paired with a newly commissioned work by Berkeley composer Peter Josheff, based on …