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Wednesday, July 30

Back to School Night: Pizza, Spiked Juice Boxes & Science Fair | General Assembly
Wednesday, July 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free - RSVP Required
| General Assembly
Back to School Night: Pizza, Spiked Juice Boxes & Science Fair | General Assembly

Funcheap is teaming up with General Assembly, San Francisco’s tech, business and design education hub, to present a jam-packed evening with all your school time favorites.
Back to School Night at General Assembly
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
General Assembly | 414 Brannan …

DIY Asian Pickling Talk | Omnivore Books
Wednesday, July 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
DIY Asian Pickling Talk | Omnivore Books

From authentic Korean kimchi, Indian chutney, and Japanese tsukemono to innovative combinations ranging from mild to delightfully spicy, the time-honored traditions of Asian pickling are made simple and accessible in this DIY guide.
Meet Karen Solomon, author of Asian Pickles: Sweet, Sour, Salty, Cured, and Fermented …

Starlight Movie & Tequila Dance-Off: “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure” | San Jose
Wednesday, July 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
Starlight Movie & Tequila Dance-Off:

Take advantage of San Jose’s warm, summer nights and enjoy a movie under the star-studded sky from June 14 to August 20, 2014. Admission is free. Pre-show entertainment begins about 7 pm and movies start at dusk. Please note, no outside food or drinks are allowed ...

Thursday, July 31

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, July 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Looking to discover SF’s best local craft/artisan food vendors and special chef pop-ups? SoMa StrEat Food Park and Funcheap are putting on a new Thursday Night Market called “StrEat Bazaar.” The focus is mostly craft food vendors, special pop-up restaurants, food trucks (of course) and ...

Hipmunk Tech Talk: “Changemakers Under 30″ | General Assembly
Thursday, July 31 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Complimentary refreshments will be served.
| General Assembly
Hipmunk Tech Talk:

General Assembly, San Francisco’s tech, business and design education hub, is showcasing young leaders who are part of the engine that keeps our amazing city going, is providing you the perfect opportunity to learn from their entrepreneurial spirit.
This event is sponsored by Funcheap and the …

Friday, August 1

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, August 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 30 food trucks and street food carts in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party. And it’s California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-11 pm ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland

Join the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) and Off the Grid on 10th Street every Friday for a family-friendly take on a festive night market. Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak café pop-up. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, extended OMCA Store hours, family-friendly ...

Friday Night Bites: Live Music & Food Trucks | SoMa
Friday, August 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for wine and food.
| Bluxome Street Winery
Friday Night Bites: Live Music & Food Trucks | SoMa

Join Bluxome Street Winery on Friday Nights for their Friday Night Bites Summer Series, where they feature a different food truck each week paired with their wines and live music from 5-8 pm, every Friday from July 11 to August 29, 2014. Bluxome Street Winery is both ...

Jack’s Night Market: Art, Crafts & Performance | Oakland
Friday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Jack's Night Market: Art, Crafts & Performance | Oakland

Celebrating Oakland First Fridays, Jack’s Night Market lights up the square with an eclectic mix of artisans, music, food and fun. Stroll the plaza for an evening outdoor market and shopping bazaar on the beautiful Jack London Square waterfront showcasing the best of the region ...

2014 SF Comedy Crawl: 20+ Comedians, Free Snacks & DJ Party | SoMa
Friday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
2014 SF Comedy Crawl: 20+ Comedians, Free Snacks & DJ Party | SoMa

Jump on the Second Annual San Francisco Comedy Crawl featuring over 20 of the Bay Area’s stand-up comedians performing at three different locations in one night on Friday, August 1, 2014.
See over 20 comedians rocking three comedy rooms along that sweet strip of San Francisco fun that is …

Saturday, August 2

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF
Saturday, August 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF

This waterfront market, run by the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA), has over 120 food, fruit, and vegetable vendors on Saturdays and the entire Bay as its beautiful backdrop. The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market operates year-round from 8 am to 2 pm. On ...

“Made in SF” Festival: DJ Mark Farina, Live Music & Street Food | Public Works
Saturday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 at door before 9 pm; $10 until 10:30 pm, $15-$20 at the door later
| Public Works

Made in SF features a slew of local DJs, performers going late into the night at Public Works with an outdoor street food market to keep you fueled.
Headlining the decks will be an epic house DJ set by Mark Farina, one of the top DJs in …

Circus Sideshow Potluck: Food & Performance Art Party| SF
Saturday, August 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Fe Crossing
Circus Sideshow Potluck: Food & Performance Art Party| SF

Appetite Obscure presents Carnival: a potluck circus sideshow vaudevillian extraordinaire.
They’ve got beer from the New Normal brewery. They’ve got music, dancers, and jugglers. They’ve got the very finest in circus dining tableware and ambience, and at the center of it all is you, alive and …

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland
Saturday, August 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | It's Your Move Game Store

August 2, 2014: Headliner Butch Escobar (San Jose Improv)
Butch is a local favorite comedian, and a regular at all of the major clubs in the area. He has performed all over the country, headlining sold out shows.
The lineup also includes:

Kevin O’shea (SF Punch Line)
Dave Zugnogi
Josh …

Sunday, August 3

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Win Tix: Whiskey Rebellion 2014: Spirits Tasting Event | Oakland
Sunday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*21+
| Downtown Oakland
Whiskey Rebellion 2014: Spirits Tasting Event | Oakland

This west coast showcase of American brown spirits features tastings from a terrific crowd of whiskey producers and suppliers representing 50+ varieties of whiskey including Amador, American Still Life, Jefferson’s, Russels Reserve, Seven Stills, Templeton, Wild Turkey and more.
Funcheap winners get admission for two to the whiskey …

Monday, August 4

Pyramid Brewery Beer Bingo | Berkeley
Monday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you'll have to buy your own booze and food.
| Pyramid Alehouse (Berkeley)
Pyramid Brewery Beer Bingo | Berkeley

Come by Pyramid Brewery in Berkeley on the first Monday of the month to drink beer, play bingo and win prizes. It’s free to play, but it is first come, first serve, so grab your friends and get there early to get a seat and ...

Free Shoe Shine Night | Elixir
Free Shoe Shine Night | Elixir

Bust out your dirtiest shoes and come get them shined up at Elixir’s “Back In Black” Mondays to celebrate their in-house oatmeal stout made by Sudwerk, Boot Black Stout. Get a free shoe shine with the purchase of a Boot Black Stout and a shot (or a cocktail) of Black Grouse Whisky from 6-9 ...

Tuesday, August 5

Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night | Nob Hill

Wind down every Tuesday night this summer with a free wine tasting and screening of a classic movie. Throughout the summer of 2014, enjoy free screenings of classics like “West Side Story,” “Sixteen Candles,” and “When Harry Met Sally” while sipping on wine samples from the likes ...

Wednesday, August 6

Free Salted Caramel Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, August 6 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café
Free Salted Caramel Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

Waffle Wednesday on August 5th at Capital One 360 Cafe will feature Salted Caramel Waffles.

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, August 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...

’80s Dance Party & Starlight Movie Night: “Pretty in Pink” | San Jose
Wednesday, August 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Pedro Square Market
'80s Dance Party & Starlight Movie Night:

Take advantage of San Jose’s warm, summer nights and enjoy a movie under the star-studded sky from June 14 to August 20, 2014. Admission is free. Pre-show entertainment begins about 7 pm and movies start at dusk. Please note, no outside food or drinks are allowed ...

Thursday, August 7

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, August 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Looking to discover SF’s best local craft/artisan food vendors and special chef pop-ups? SoMa StrEat Food Park and Funcheap are putting on a new Thursday Night Market called “StrEat Bazaar.” The focus is mostly craft food vendors, special pop-up restaurants, food trucks (of course) and ...

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cyprian’s
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF

All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in a communal setting at this free vegetarian dinner gathering. The dinner takes place the first Thursday of every month at 6 pm at St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church and is ...

Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “Man of Steel” | Jack London Square
Thursday, August 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night:

Cozy up at Jack London Square this summer for free outdoor screenings of hit movies on Thursdays at sundown from June to August in 2014, including newer releases like Gravity and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, and classics like Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Arrive early with blankets in-hand ...