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Johnny is a self-described cheap-aholic who hunts down the free-er side of San Francisco. He loves street fairs, free concerts in the park, and anywhere that offers free food. Johnny has been featured on KQED's Forum, CBS's Eye on the Bay and is a contributor to the San Francisco Bay Guardian, KFOG and KGO 810 AM. Johnny is the founder of FunCheapSF.com

Friday, March 24

Win Tix: “Soul Sisters:” Daybreaker: All-Female DJ Early A.M. Dance Party | Great Northern
Friday, March 24 – 6:00 am | Cost: WIN | Inner Mission
Contest Ended

Unleash the dance floor madness before work on Friday with Daybreaker – a global party with its own twist for San Francisco. And the theme is “Soul Sister” win an epic lineup of badass female DJs like DJ ShOOey form Space Cowboys and J*Labz.
> Buy Tickets …

Saturday, March 25

Golden Easter Egg Hunt & 25+ Food Truck Easter Brunch | Treasure Island Flea
Saturday, March 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: $3
Golden Easter Egg Hunt & 25+ Food Truck Easter Brunch | Treasure Island Flea

Celebrate a very unique Fleaster-Easter at the Treasure Island Flea. Join us for a Golden Easter egg hunt, morning mimosas, happy hour specials, food truck brunch, and Easter DIY craft workshops. Plus more. RSVP on Facebook and you might win a $100 shopping spree.
Please note that there …

SF’s $5 Cookie Contest | Omnivore Books
Saturday, March 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Free for entrants, $5 for tasters/judges
SF's $5 Cookie Contest | Omnivore Books

Here’s the deal: Make your favorite cookies – a lot of them – and bring them to Omnivore to compete in the contest for best cookie of 2017! If you want to just eat cookies and not bake them, pay us $5 and judge for …

City Hall & Coit Tower Lit Red for SF’s Brand New Pro Soccer Team | SF
Saturday, March 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
City Hall & Coit Tower Lit Red for SF's Brand New Pro Soccer Team | SF

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced that the San Francisco Deltas, the City’s official soccer team, will host their first game on March 25 at Kezar Stadium in Golden Gate Park – their home field.
On that day, both City Hall and Coit Tower …

“Sanctuary City” Art Show: With Liberty and Justice for Some | SF
Saturday, March 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE

The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) Galleries announces the first installment of Sanctuary City, a year-long exhibition and public program series that delves into topics related to San Francisco’s immigration policies, immigrant and refugee populations and the history of our Sanctuary City status.
The opening reception …

Kellen Erskine (America’s Got Talent) Downtown Comedy Show | SF Kellen Erskine (America's Got Talent) Downtown Comedy Show | SF

A special late night edition of Downtown Comedy with Kellen Erskine (NBC’s Last Comic Standing & America’s Got Talent), DJ Real (SF Sketchfest), Stroy Moyd (Opened for Dave Chappelle) and more for 90 minutes of HellaFunny comedy.
> RSVP for free tickets (otherwise it’s $15 adv / …

Sunday, March 26

Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Sunday, March 26 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, March 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE

Monday, March 27

Tuesday, March 28

Free Guided Tours of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals | SF
Tuesday, March 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Guided Tours of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals | SF

Wednesday, March 29

Prince 30th Anniv. Concert “Sign O’ The Times” | 1015 Folsom Prince 30th Anniv. Concert

The Purple Ones will rock your mind with an insatiable tribute to Prince to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Sign O’ The Times with a free live show on March 29, 2017 at 1015 Folsom for a serious dose of unadulterated funk.
This funky 11-piece tribute …

Thursday, March 30

Saturday, April 1

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.

Sunday, April 2

Vote Funcheap in SF Weekly’s “Best of SF” 2017 Poll | Deadline April 2
Sunday, April 2 – 1:00 am | Cost: FREE
Vote Funcheap in SF Weekly's

If you like all the events we dig up on Funcheap, we’d love to ask you to pretty please take a few minutes and vote for Funcheap as “Best Website” in the SF Weekly‘s annual “Best of the San Francisco” Readers Poll for 2016.
The poll is long …

FULL: April Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay FULL: April Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

This sunrise tour is full and not accepting anymore RSVPs.

Tuesday, April 4

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, April 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

Thursday, April 6

Friday, April 7

“Nasty Women” Art Exhibition | Oakland
Friday, April 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP for shorter lines to the opening night. But it's not required.
| Omi Gallery

This is a group exhibition that serves to demonstrate solidarity among female artists and allies who identify with being a Nasty Woman in the face of threats to roll back women’s rights, individual rights, abortion rights, immigration rights and racial justice. 
It also serves as a …