Pier Crabbing Under the Golden Gate Bridge
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Pier Crabbing Under the Golden Gate Bridge
Free lessons to catch crabs in the San Francisco Bay
5th Annual San Francisco History Expo
Fairs & Festivals
5th Annual San Francisco History Expo
Awesome two-day pop-up museum inside an 1874 historic landmark
Awesome Art on Bernal Hill
Artsy Fartsy
Awesome Art on Bernal Hill
A hike up this SF hill reveals a unique art installation.

Saturday, February 28

Treasure Chest of Love on Bernal Hill: Final Day | SF
Saturday, February 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bernal Hill
Treasure Chest of Love on Bernal Hill: Final Day | SF

According to a recent New York Times article, researchers who study love have put together 36 questions that could make any two people fall in love. Inspired by that article, an SF artist engraved those questions onto a treasure chest and placed it and two …

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission & Bernal Heights Residents
Saturday, February 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission & Bernal Heights Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

2015 San Francisco History Expo: Saturday | Old Mint
Saturday, February 28 – All Day | Cost: $5*
*No one turned away due to lack of funds
| The Old Mint
2015 San Francisco History Expo: Saturday | Old Mint

Explore San Francisco’s amazing history at the annual San Francisco History Expo at The Old Mint with over 50 local history groups, genealogists, small museums, and libraries creating “mini-museums” and exhibits. In addition, there will be historic films, special programs, and more. 5th Annual San Francisco History ...

“Hot Metal” Nation’s Oldest Type Foundry Demos | Presidio
Saturday, February 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is encouraged to mandhtype@arionpress.com.
| M&H Type & Arion Press

Celebrate a century of continued operation by the nation’s oldest and largest typefoundry, M & H (Mackenzie & Harris). Designated an “irreplaceable cultural treasure” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Mackenzie and Harris was established with demo Monotype machines from the Panama Pacific International …

2015 World Sword Swallower’s Day: Free Show | Ripley’s SF
Saturday, February 28 – 2:28 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free show in the lobby. Admission to Ripley's is not included (and not required).
| Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium
2015 World Sword Swallower's Day: Free Show | Ripley's SF

Ripley’s Believe It or Not San Francisco Odditorium celebrates the 8th annual World Sword Swallower’s Day. Performances start around 2 pm, with an official “simultaneous swallow” taking place at 2:28 pm on February 28, 2015.
San Francisco’s own performers are putting on a free show in the …

2015 Lunar New Year Celebration: Lion Dancers & Noodle Pulling Demo | SF
Saturday, February 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
2015 Lunar New Year Celebration: Lion Dancers & Noodle Pulling Demo | SF

Westfield San Francisco Centre has once again pulled out all the stops for the Lunar New Year celebration with live music, lion dancers, and a noodle pulling demonstration by Chef Martin Yan of M.Y. China on February 28, 2015.
The first 1,000 people will get lucky red …

Rare Archival Music Footage Screening & Q&A | Noise Pop 2015
Saturday, February 28 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Swedish American Hall
Rare Archival Music Footage Screening  & Q&A | Noise Pop 2015

Catch a screening of rare and largely unseen footage from the Alan Lomax Archive, 1937–1991, in honor of the centennial of Lomax’s birth, January 31, 2015. Introduction and Q&A by Nathan Salsburg, curator of the Alan Lomax Archive.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Includes newly transferred and …

“Ghosts of Gentrification” Gay Bar Crawl | Castro
Saturday, February 28 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
| 18th & Collingwood (Castro)

As part of the special series: The G Spot: Gentrification, Transformation, and Queer San Francisco, the Ghosts of Gentrification Bar Crawl will take you on a drinking adventure through the queer bars of old brought down by the myriad forces of gentrification–and those that have …

Noise Pop 2015 Happy Hour: Free Indie Concert | SF
Saturday, February 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
Noise Pop 2015 Happy Hour: Free Indie Concert | SF

Featured performers:

Wild Eyes (SF)
The Traveling Ills
plus special guests

Free, but an RSVP is required.

Great White Shark Party: Film & Marine Costume Contest | 111 Minna
Saturday, February 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| 111 Minna Gallery
Great White Shark Party: Film & Marine Costume Contest | 111 Minna

Come to a free premier of the new shark film Great White Lies at 111 Minna followed by an after party featuring DJ Dino Orindo, costume contest and prizes Saturday, February 28, 2015.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Come dressed in your favorite marine animal costume for a chance to …

Win Tix: San Jose Craft Beer Festival | Unlimited Seasonal Tastings of 150 Craft Beers
Saturday, February 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Tickets start at $49 for advance tickets and include unlimited 2 oz tastings.
| Santa Clara Fairgrounds Exposition Hall

Hand Crafted Tasting Co. brings you a unique seasonal beer tasting selection of around 150 craft beers, meads and ciders from over 75 established craft brewers,  mid-majors and up-and comers
Attend seminars and meet one-on-one with industry experts in the Craft Concierge Center. Enjoy mouthwatering artisanal food and …

2015 Bike Smut Film Fest: Erotic Bicycle Shorts | Oakland
Saturday, February 28 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Sliding scale donation $5 to $10 will be requested.
| The Omni Commons
2015 Bike Smut Film Fest: Erotic Bicycle Shorts | Oakland

For one night only, Bike Smut will make Oakland come again with a collection of erotic bicycle shorts made by cyclists, radicals, and queers from all over the world including various interpretations about what is great about sex and cycling.
In 2015, the submissions are from Oakland, Chicago, …

Dre Day 2015: Classic Jams & Deep Cuts | SF
Saturday, February 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm. $5 at the door after.
| Madrone Art Bar
Dre Day 2015: Classic Jams & Deep Cuts | SF

Dre Day is a party celebrating the music and samples of Dr Dre, featuring classic jams, deep cuts, remixes and good friends all night long at Madrone Art Bar on Satuday, February 28, 2015.
Free before 10 pm. $5 at the door after.
Featured DJs include:

HoneyKnuckles
Phleck
DJ Alarm

Win Tix: Lucent Dossier Experience | Regency Ballroom
Saturday, February 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Regency Ballroom

Born of the LA underground scene, Lucent Dossier is a live performance experience that uses original music, performance, imagery, projection, and costumes.
Recognized as one of the unstoppable pioneers of an artistic revolution sweeping the globe, their unique fashion, wild and completely innovative style of performance …

Sunday, March 1

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Dist. & Haight Residents
Sunday, March 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Dist. & Haight Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

2015 Purim Palooza: Free Pool Party, Costumes & Live Music | Marin
Sunday, March 1 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Osher Marin JCC
2015 Purim Palooza: Free Pool Party, Costumes & Live Music | Marin

Purim Palooza is a free carnival celebrating the Jewish holiday of Purim with swimming, arts & crafts, carnival games, traditional food and live music at the Osher Marin JCC.
2015 Purim Palooza
Sunday, March 1, 2015 | 9:30 am to 5 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Rd, …

First Day to RSVP: Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge
First Day to RSVP: Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge

Come to Fort Point at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge to try your hand at Pier Crabbing in the San Francisco Bay on alternating Saturdays from March through October.
In this weekly free class, National Park Service workers will teach you how to use the …

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, March 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 17,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Normally $12, the museum offers free admission every first Sunday the month. Please ...

Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, March 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...

$2 Off: The Great San Francisco Crystal Fair | Fort Mason
$2 Off: The Great San Francisco Crystal Fair | Fort Mason

The Great San Francisco Crystal Fair is a magical mix of crystals, minerals, beads, jewelry, and the healing arts. It takes place six times a year in two different locations.
With around 40 vendors at each show, there are thousands of items available at affordable prices.Vendors …

2015 San Francisco History Expo: Sunday | Old Mint
Sunday, March 1 – All Day | Cost: $5*
*No one turned away due to lack of funds
| The Old Mint
2015 San Francisco History Expo: Sunday | Old Mint

Explore San Francisco’s amazing history at the annual San Francisco History Expo at The Old Mint with over 50 local history groups, genealogists, small museums, and libraries creating “mini-museums” and exhibits. In addition, there will be historic films, special programs, and more. 5th Annual San Francisco History ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party Season Kick-Off | SF
Sunday, March 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party Season Kick-Off | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

Free Admission Day: Year of the Goat | San Francisco Zoo
Free Admission Day: Year of the Goat | San Francisco Zoo

Get into the San Francisco Zoo for free if you were born in the Year of the Goat (1955, 1967, 1979, 1991., 2003, hell… even 2027 if you’re from the future) to enjoy a day of Chinese New Year performances and activities at the zoo.
2015 Lunar New Year …

2015 “Purim Unmasked” Fest: Live Music, Costumes & Magic | SF
Sunday, March 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but please bring an unopened box of cereal for the food drive
| JCCSF Jewish Community Center
2015

Join a Purim Unmasked, an off-street festival of the Jewish holiday to celebrate the Magic of the Megillah with a day of family fun, live music and festive food .
Wear a costume to reveal your hidden side and see friends in a new light.
2015 Purim …

Sneak Peek at SF’s Brand New Presidio Parklands | SF
Sunday, March 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Chinatown YMCA
Sneak Peek at SF's Brand New Presidio Parklands | SF

What should the New Presidio Parklands site look like? What kinds of programs and experiences should happen there?
Find out more about the project and share your opinions at the Chinatown YMCA on March 1, 2015.
New Presidio Parklands Project Workshop
Sunday, March 1, 2015 | 10 am …