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Events for August 21, 2013

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Wednesday, August 21

America’s Cup Challenger Series Finals | Pier 27
Wednesday, August 21 – 1:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Food, drinks, and bleacher seats are available for purchase.
| America's Cup Park
America's Cup Challenger Series Finals | Pier 27
The Louis Vuitton Cup Final Race 5 begins at 1:10 pm. Race 6 begins at 2:10 pm.
Sounds of San Francisco: The Trophy Fire: American Rock | America’s Cup Park
Wednesday, August 21 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | America's Cup Pavilion
Sounds of San Francisco: The Trophy Fire: American Rock | America's Cup Park
The Trophy Fire is a three-piece American rock band from San Francisco who have embarked on multiple tours alongside the likes of Far, The Dear Hunter, and most notably Dredg. Summer 2013 was the release of the band’s third full-length, Directions For Daylight – following elegantly in ...

Zombie-O-Rama V: Film Night & Zombie Crawl | San Jose
Wednesday, August 21 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Parque de los Pobladores
Zombie-O-Rama V: Film Night & Zombie Crawl | San Jose
Zombie-O-Rama, the popular outdoor film night and zombie festival, returns to San Jose on August 21, 2013 with participating businesses around downtown offering specials and inviting zombies inside, followed by a free screening of Zombieland. Zombie-O-Rama V Wednesday, August 21, 2013 | 2-11 pm Parque de los Pobladores, South ...
Color Me Badd Wednesdays: Cheap Drinks, Free Snacks & Coloring Books | Union Sq.
Wednesday, August 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover, bring cash for drinks and tips.
| The Cellar
Color Me Badd Wednesdays: Cheap Drinks, Free Snacks & Coloring Books | Union Sq.

Please note that this series is no longer taking place. That local deadbeat-of-love, Broke Ass Stuart, is throwing his own ’90s alt-rock jam happy hour at Monarch on Wednesdays from 5:30-9:30 pm. Broke Ass Stuart will be the guest bartender. Plus, there will be naughty coloring books, ...

Alcatraz History Night: The Native American Occupation | SoMa
Wednesday, August 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| California Historical Society
Alcatraz History Night: The Native American Occupation | SoMa
Join up for an evening discussion of the Native American occupation of Alcatraz in connection with the Curating the Bay exhibition. Native American community leaders Joseph Myers and Tom Clarke will lead a round table discussion, as well as share a wealth of personal experiences from that time. ...
Pirate Costume Contest & Outdoor Movie: “Pirates of the Caribbean” | America’s Cup Park
Wednesday, August 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | America's Cup Park
Pirate Costume Contest & Outdoor Movie:
Dress up in your best pirate garb and enter the Pirates of the Caribbean themed costume contest at this free outdoor movie night for a chance to win Puma gift cards ($25, $50, and $75) for the top three winners. In Pirates of the Caribbean, the first movie of the Pirates series, ...
Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF
Wednesday, August 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | K9 Scrub Club
Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF

Break up the weekday rut and get out of the house for an hour with your dog at the K9 Scrub Club weekly social hour, happening every Thursday from 6-7 pm. Indulge in their free refreshments and sweets for humans, while your pup enjoys some complimentary ...

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, August 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $8 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop

What happens when geeks take over a rock club for an evening of drinking and presentations? Find out at Nerd Nite, a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple ...

Free Punchline Comedy Night: Jason Downs of “Last Comic Standing” | SF
Free Punchline Comedy Night: Jason Downs of
Get yourself a pair of free tickets to Punchline Comedy Club for a live CD recording by Jason Downs, who was featured on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, IFC, won the Las Vegas Comedy Competition, and performed at San Francisco Sketchfest. Free, but an RSVP is required. 1. ...
$1 Drink Wednesdays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach
Wednesday, August 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission with Facebook RSVP, bring cash for drinks
| Monroe
$1 Drink Wednesdays:

Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks? Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with drink prices ...

Every Wednesday

Free Outdoor Workout: Stairs, Core & Endurance | Pac Heights
Every Wednesday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Alta Plaza Park
Free Outdoor Workout: Stairs, Core & Endurance | Pac Heights

Every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am, gather at Alta Plaza Park for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city.
The half hour workouts are different each week, but consist of  boot camp style workouts like running hills, core …

“Heart of the City” Wednesday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Wednesday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza

Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, …

$1 Book Sale | SF Main Library
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| San Francisco Main Public Library
$1 Book Sale | SF Main Library

Starting this April, the San Francisco Public Library host weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library.
All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco Public Library.
Please be …

Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco School of Needlework & Design
Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF

These free events give you the opportunity to stitch in an inspiring environment with fellow enthusiasts. Bring along your projects, embroidery, knitting or even darning, and enjoy the company of others and their vast needlework library at your leisure.
Free Stitch Ins meet every Wednesday from …

Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero
Every Wednesday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Autodesk Gallery
Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero

The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates the design process that takes a great idea and turns it into a reality.
With more than 20 different exhibits regularly on display that showcase the innovative work of Autodesk customers, the gallery illustrates the role …

“Karma Cinema”: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway

Time to get generous; The New Parkway Theater is letting you pay-what-you-wish for a movie ticket every Wednesday night.
Theater doors open at 6 pm every Wednesday and every movie (albeit a few exceptions like private events) will be offered on a sliding scale of a penny (if …

Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:10 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 and reservations are required
| Dandelion Chocolate
Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF

Mmmm… chocolate! Four days a week, Dandelion Chocolates offer $5 factory tours (with tastings) and they’ll send you off with a hot chocolate gift card so you can end your experience on an extra chocolatey note. These tours can book up months in advance (especially for …

“Musical Wednesdays” Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Edge

Start your week singing with Musical Mondays or get over the hump with Musical Wednesdays at The Edge in the Castro, where they play all of your favorite musicals to sing and drink along with a different theme each week from 7 pm to 2 am every …

“Roots, Rum & Reggae” Live Reggae Night | Peninsula
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 7 Mile Sports Bar & Grill
“Roots, Rum & Reggae” Live Reggae Night | Peninsula

The Historic 7 Mile House will be hosts a weekly Wednesday reggae night appropriately called “Roots Rum & Reggae”, and will feature the Bay Area’s best reggae bands on a rotating schedule.
Check out the 7 Mile House calendar for details on this week’s band.
The event …

Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights | Cigar Bar
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights |  Cigar Bar

Join the Cigar Bar & Grill every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Jazz show (both traditional jazz and latin jazz) by local Bay Area musicians.
Shows start at 8pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & Jazz. For complete line-up and more information please visit their website.
Live …

“Comedy Cellar” Free Stand-Up Showcase | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*When you use the promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, it's $5.
| Ales Unlimited: Beer Basement

Every Wednesday, the newest stand-up showcase in San Francisco comes to the legendary basement of 222 Hyde. Your hosts, Christian Reyes, Joey Avery & Torio Van Grol present you with a fresh lineup of the best local acts mixed with touring headliners from out of …

Classical Underground: Weekly Late Night Chamber Music | Monroe
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Monroe
Classical Underground: Weekly Late Night Chamber Music | Monroe

Every Wednesday night at Monroe, come experience live classical music in an unconventional space.
The program changes weekly, and will always highlight live chamber music.

Hear and experience the sounds of exciting arrangements without the pretense of a concert hall.
Sip on cocktails, or enjoy a cold beer …

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with a drink special purchase.
| Northstar Cafe
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF

Try your hand (literally) at the Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl starting in North Beach.
Get lubricated on $3.50 drink specials, and compete in Rock Paper Scissors tournament qualifying rounds while moving from bar to bar. The tournament champ wins a $25 bar tab. Meet new people while earning points to …

“Housepitality” DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa

Housepitality SF gives you a reason to come out dancing every Wednesday night with world-class artists and free champagne.
Enjoy free champagne from 9-10 pm and $5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality discount). The RSVP list closes at 6 pm on the day of the show.
Housepitality DJ Night
Every Wednesday …

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