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Sunday, November 18

Free Bacon Day | The Pork Store
Sunday, November 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free side of bacon with a purchase of a regular menu item
| Pork Store Cafe (16th St.)
Free Bacon Day | The Pork Store
Every day until Thanksgiving, The Pork Store Cafe is giving a free side of bacon for anyone mentioning “The Food is Bad and The Service is Slow” – with the purchase of a meal. Yup, free bacon! But you gotta buy something substantial to go with it. The ...
Free Family Portrait Day | JCPenney
Sunday, November 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Appointments recommended
| JCPenney (Hayward)
Free Family Portrait Day | JCPenney

Get a head start on the holidays with a free family family portrait throughout the month of November 2012 at participating JCPenney locations. The free offer includes sitting fees, a traditional printed 8×10 portrait, as well as a digital copy of the same pose to share ...

Presidio Creek Geek Hike | SF
Sunday, November 18 – 9:15 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted
| Baker Beach
Presidio Creek Geek Hike | SF
Join Thinkwalks outdoors for a vigorous, hilly 6-mile hike (rain or shine) with others fascinated by SF springs and creeks plus get schooled with mini-lectures about the region. Unlike the usual Thinkwalks, this will be long, hikey and with only occasional historical presentations. Presidio Creek Geek Hike Sunday, November ...
Giant Bubble Party in the Park | Oakland
Sunday, November 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Rain may cancel
| Mosswood Park
Giant Bubble Party in the Park | Oakland
Oakland soap bubble artist Mike L. Miller invites bubble enthusiasts of all ages to come bubble with him in Mosswood Park at 11 am on Sunday, November 18, 2012. Bring your favorite bubble toys and gadgets or simply watch the show as he uses one-of-a-kind equipment to launch soap bubbles ...
Free Community Sailing Day | San Rafael
Sunday, November 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP preferred
| Loch Lomond Marina - A Dock
Free Community Sailing Day | San Rafael
Spend the day at sea enjoying free sailing from 11 am-4:30 pm at Loch Lomond Marina in San Rafael on Sunday, November 18, 2012. Sailing Education Adventures (SEA) is hosting an open house with free youth sailing on 11-14′ boats and free family sailing on 17-25′ boats. Free, but an RSVP is preferred. Burgers, dogs, ...
Sunday Brunch Clothing Swap w/ Free Mimosas | SF
Sunday, November 18 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP, and items to sell, swap and donate
| Laurent Studio
Sunday Brunch Clothing Swap w/ Free Mimosas | SF
Twice, a San Francisco secondhand fashion startup is hosting a free Sunday Brunch Clothing Swap with complimentary mimosas and snacks and a chance to donate the Goodwill of San Francisco. Free, with RSVP and items to sell/swap/donate. Otherwise, $5 donation at the door. To participate in this swap, please bring: 3 items ...
Free Chamber Music Day 2012 | SoMa
Sunday, November 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Free Chamber Music Day 2012 | SoMa
Chamber Music Day 2012 will take place on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts  from noon to 7pm. Throughout the day there will be performances on the two main stages: twenty-four professional small ensembles playing music ranging from classical to ...
Free Hip Hop Dance Workshop | Japantown
Sunday, November 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Japanese Cultural Center (JCCCNC)
Free Hip Hop Dance Workshop | Japantown
Chaz from Groovemekanix will lead the 1.5 hour free hip hop dancing workshop that is open to anyone who is interested in learning the hip hop style. Free, but RSVP is required. Call (415) 567-5505 or email: programsevents@jcccnc.org Have fun learning how to perform a funky dance called locking. ...
Vagina Drawfest Day | Castro
Sunday, November 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro & Market
Vagina Drawfest Day | Castro
On Sunday, November 18, 2012, get creative and draw a vag and you may be published in a book. Editors Shannon O’Malley and Keith Wilson will hold court at Market and Castro Streets soliciting drawings for their new book, Gay Men Draw Vaginas. Each published vagina will be ...
Rasputin Free In-Store Concert: Singer-Songwriter Night | Berkeley
Sunday, November 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rasputin Berkeley
Rasputin Free In-Store Concert: Singer-Songwriter Night | Berkeley
William Feigns, an experimental indie blues-rock musician, and Chonk, a local acoustic, classic rock inspired singer-songwriter will perform a free concert at Rasputin in Berkeley.
Toro Y Moi Closing Art Reception & Dance Party | Public Works
Sunday, November 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Public Works
Toro Y Moi Closing Art Reception & Dance Party | Public Works
Check out the Toro Y Moi art show in the gallery and then get ready for a dance party with a DJ set by Chaz Bundick (Toro Y Moi) at the closing art reception on Sunday, November 18, 2012. Come early for hosted Red Bull bar from 5-6 pm. Supporting ...
Underground Films: “Civilization” (1916) 8mm w/ Music | Berkeley
Sunday, November 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations Accepted
| The Tannery
Underground Films:
Civilization is a 1916 American pacifist allegorical film about a submarine commander who refuses to fire at a civilian ocean liner supposedly carrying ammunition for his country’s enemies. The film was a big-budget spectacle that was compared to both Birth of a Nation and the ...
Win: Cold Specks: Rough-edged, Velvety Soul | SF
Enter by: Sunday, November 18 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular price, $12
With a voice that has been described as “rough-edged and velvety” and her playfully soulful aura, Cold Specks impregnates her audience with a conflicting sense of restiveness and elation. Onelinedrawing and Kofy Brown open the show. Enter to win a pair of tickets and a copy of ...

Every Sunday

The Free Book Store | East Bay
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bay Area Free Book Exchange
The Free Book Store | East Bay

Visit the Bay Area Free Book Exchange (open every Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm in El Cerrito) and take home up to 100 books for free.
Yes, all 10,000+ books on all the shelves are available to the public, free of charge. …

Sunday Yoga by Spreckles Lake | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donation-based Yoga, pay whatever you can - Rain may cancel
| Dolores Park
Sunday Yoga by Spreckles Lake | Golden Gate Park

Enjoy yoga on Sundays at Spreckles Lake in Golden Gate Park at 10 am, provided by the teachers of the Purusha Yoga community.
Come and play outdoors in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting and melting into the ground. Join up for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation …

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| Golden Gate Park
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over.
Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor …

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels.
The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you …

Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Meet at 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights

See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides.
On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll learn about Victorian lifestyles and San Francisco’s illustrious history. You’ll see some steep streets and …

Free Dive Bar BBQ | Bender’s Bar & Grill
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you'll have to buy your drinks.
Free Dive Bar BBQ | Bender's Bar & Grill

Since Sundays are the only day of the week that their kitchen’s closed, consider this Bender’s gift to you. Every Sunday from 2-7 pm, they’ll treat the public to a free BBQ with burgers, veggie options, or whatever else the bar’s in the mood for …

Free Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF

Juggling Club may no longer be taking place on Sundays. We’ll update this page once we know more, but for now please call the Circus Center to confirm before heading out.
Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a …

Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights

Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon.
Jamming happens from 4-7 pm every Sunday at 453 Corland Avenue.
Yodelai-hee-hoooooo…
Photo credit: Bernalwood

The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley

The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a weekly all-ages matinee concert series from 4-7 pm every Sunday.
The show is free, but donations are welcome. The pub opens at 2 pm. There is a large selection of beers and full kitchen with satisfying pub staples like …

“The Electric Squeezebox Orchestra” Free All-Star Big Band Concert | North Beach
Every Sunday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover. Bring cash for food/drinks

Doc’s Lab (formerly The Purple Onion) hosts a free residency with the big band all-stars of The Electric Squeezebox Orchestra.
The Electric Squeezebox Orchestra was organized by Erik Jekabson and Jeanne Geiger in 2008 as a reading band for new big band music by local composers. …

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