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Wednesday, October 16

Carve San Francisco: Sandcastle Building Begins | Presidio
Wednesday, October 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Presidio)
Carve San Francisco: Sandcastle Building Begins | Presidio
October 16, 2013 is Carve Pound Up Day. From 7 am to 7 pm, Carvers build wooden forms, pour sand into the forms, and start layering water and sand to create their blocks.
Final Day: “Zombie-Fest” Free 7D Thrill Rides | Pier 39
Final Day: "Zombie-Fest" Free 7D Thrill Rides | Pier 39

Blast at Werewolves, Zombies & Road Fighters as you hurtle through the 7D Experience. You’ll be among the first to experience 7D’s brand new thrill ride, Werewolves – it’s a super intense mix of action and scares. 7D Experience welcomes back all members of the ...

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | The Presidio
Wednesday, October 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn
"Off The Grid" Twilight Campfire Party | The Presidio

Presidio Twilight is back for its fifth season, and it’s better than ever. This year, San Francisco’s largest campfire features a delicious selection of international cuisine from a stellar lineup of local vendors from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to September. Off the Grid ...

Commonwealth Club Town Hall Meeting: Government Shutdown | SoMa
Wednesday, October 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| The Commonwealth Club (SF)
Commonwealth Club Town Hall Meeting: Government Shutdown | SoMa
Beyond the shuttered agencies and closed national parks, what are the consequences when the leading economy in the world closes up shop? How did party differences around health-care coverage lead us to this point, and what will the possible expansion of the national debt limit ...
Jack’s “Glow and Fire” Show: Fire Arts Mini-Fesitval | Oakland
Wednesday, October 16 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Jack's "Glow and Fire" Show: Fire Arts Mini-Fesitval | Oakland

Experience a  fusion of fire dance and flow art with fire hoopers, fire spinners, and fire jugglers at this free event at Jack London Square. Jack’s Glow and Fire Show Wednesdays | October 2-23, 2013 6:30-7:30 pm Jack London Square, Pavilion Stage, Oakland FREE

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, October 16 – 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 ...

“Unsettlers of the Mission” Shaping SF History Lecture | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, October 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
"Unsettlers of the Mission" Shaping SF History Lecture | Mission Dist.
In Adriana Camarena’s new work, the most precarious residents of the Mission – Indigenous migrant – are the central storytellers. This will be the latest presentation of her ongoing work-in-progress, covering a range of their historic tales of Californian daily life. These are stories of abandon, ...
Win Tix: Litquake 2013: Last Gasp Comics Roast & Free Beer | SF
Wednesday, October 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15/adv, $20/door.
| Z Space
Litquake’s annual tribute variety show gleefully roasts Last Gasp Comics and its proprietor, Ron Turner (aka Baba Ron) on October 16, 2013.  For Ron Turner’s professional and community efforts, Litquake will royally skewer him, with live music, visuals and performance, and a parade of friends, former employees, ...

Every Wednesday

Free Bad-Ass Morning Outdoor Workout: Alta Vista Park | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Alta Plaza Park
Free Bad-Ass Morning Outdoor Workout: Alta Vista Park | SF

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 work, …

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

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 …

“Wet Wednesdays” Happy Hour: Free Beer & Wine Tastings | SF
Every Wednesday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Complimentary basket of Roadhouse onions with mention of Funcheap.
| Under the Buck
"Wet Wednesdays" Happy Hour: Free Beer & Wine Tastings | SF

Join for a Happy hour on Wet Wednesdays for a free beer or wine tasting sesh with the bartender.
Wet Wednesdays Happy Hour, Free Beer & Wine Tastings
Every Wednesday | 2 to 4 pm
Under the Buck, 619 market st., SF
FREE with RSVP
Under the Buck is the home of …

Castro Farmers’ Market | SF
Every Wednesday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market | SF

Every Wednesday night throughout the season, starting March 14, 2018, Noe Street is abloom with fresh fruits and vegetables as the Castro Farmers’ Market brings California’s best to the neighborhood.
The farmers’ market is open 4-8 pm, rain or shine, but it doesn’t hurt to be prepared. The market will …

“Karma Cinema”: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway
"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
"Musical Wednesdays" Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro

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.
“Roots, Rum …

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
"Comedy Cellar" Free Stand-Up Showcase | SF

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 …

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Every Wednesday – 9:00 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 – $3.50 drink specials, and compete in Rock Paper Scissors tournament qualifying rounds while moving from bar to bar. The tournament champ wins a bar tab. Meet new people while earning points to …

“Housepitality” DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa
"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 …

Classical Underground: Weekly Late Night Chamber Music | Monroe
Every Wednesday – 9:00 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 …

The Late Mic w/ Frosty Nugs Free Comedy Showcase & Open Mic | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | BRIX 581
The Late Mic w/ Frosty Nugs Free Comedy Showcase & Open Mic | Oakland

The Late Mic with Frosty Nugs is a weekly comedy showcase that features comics from all over the San Francisco Bay Area and the world. Come for the showcase and stay for the open mic which immediately follows the headliner.
First come, first serve, but they …

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