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Sunday, February 26

“Treasure Island Flea” Mardi Gras Celebration
Sunday, February 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Join in for a special Mardi Gras themed Treasure Island Flea. The first 500 each day will get free Mardi Gras beads. Happy hour specials: 2-for-1 craft hurricane cocktails 30+ Food Trucks and tents serving New Orleans inspired foods like West Coast Gumbo and California Beignets Live Jazz ...
36th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off | Santa Cruz Boardwalk
Sunday, February 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission; $10 to sample five clam chowders.
| Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
36th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off | Santa Cruz Boardwalk

Every year, talented chefs from throughout the West Coast compete for the glory of the Best Clam Chowder on the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. More than just a culinary competition, the fun event has featured participants dressed as scuba divers, mermaids, and even a Clam Superhero. ...

Phat Sunday: Hardly Strictly New Orleans Mardi Gras | SF
Sunday, February 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5*
*Covers the general admission.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Phat Sunday: Hardly Strictly New Orleans Mardi Gras | SF
Join them at the biggest, easiest Mardi Gras food festival in San Francisco, where a parade of food trucks and pop-up vendors will serve up zesty Creole and Cajun fare with a side of live music and a lineup of craft beers and other peppy potations. Eat ...
Discover Delicious Progressive Indian Fare | Union Square
Sunday, February 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Discover Delicious Progressive Indian Fare | Union Square
Meet Chef Sujan Sarkar, executive chef of SoMa s new restaurant, ROOH, and try his signature Tuna Bhel, made with fresh sustainable tuna, avocado, black rice and tamarind chutney a popular Indian street food turned into a modern and trendy dish. Chef Sarkar is a Times ...
Funcheap’s 2017 Oscars Party: Oscar Bingo & Free Popcorn | SPARK Social
Sunday, February 26 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with Facebook RSVP. Bring cash for food & drinks
| SPARK Social SF
Funcheap's 2017 Oscars Party: Oscar Bingo & Free Popcorn | SPARK Social
Join us at Spark Social (SF’s newest food truck park) for Funcheap’s 2017 Oscars Party. Enjoy free popcorn & roast marshmallows over a fire pit, Oscars betting pool, champagne specials, and several of SF’s tastiest food trucks. We’ll have the TVs tuned to the pre-show red carpet ...
2017 Novela Oscars Party: Costumes & Popcorn | SF
2017 Novela Oscars Party: Costumes & Popcorn | SF
Come to Novela to celebrate Hollywood’s biggest night full of glitz, glamour and selfies on two large projection screens and five HD flat panels at 3 pm on Sunday, February 26, 2017. Free, but an RSVP is required plus you get one free small popcorn. Come dressed as your ...
Oscar Night Watch Party: Free Pizza & Happy Hour | SF
Sunday, February 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Fine Mousse
Oscar Night Watch Party: Free Pizza & Happy Hour | SF
The 89th Academy Awards are here. They’ve got ballots for you to predict La La Land for every category. (Maybe throw in a Moonlight pick – it’s your call) at 5 pm on Sunday, February 26, 2017. Enjoy free pizza with a bottle purchase and happy ...

Monday, February 27

Off the Grid: Jazz Combo & Food Trucks | Palo Alto
Monday, February 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Crown Plaza (Palo Alto)
Off the Grid: Jazz Combo & Food Trucks | Palo Alto
Off the Grid is excited to announce a 4-month residency for the Henry M. Gunn High School Jazz Combo at Off the Grid: Crown Plaza. The residency will last from February to May with 3 performances on February 27th, March 30th and May 8th. These can’t ...
A Taste of Russia: Russian Cuisine & Delicious Samples | Marin City
Monday, February 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please contact the library to register.
| Marin City Library
A Taste of Russia: Russian Cuisine & Delicious Samples | Marin City
Katia of Katia’s Russian Tea Room in San Francisco will share her knowledge of Russian cuisine and provide a delicious sampling of sweets and savories. Free, but an RSVP is required. Please contact the library to register.
Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, February 27 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill
Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies

More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every 4th Monday of the month with a free comedy show and free cake.  

Tuesday, February 28

2017 Mardi Gras: SF Carnaval Season Kick-Off Party | Mission Dist.
Tuesday, February 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Balançoire
2017 Mardi Gras: SF Carnaval Season Kick-Off Party | Mission Dist.
Come meet your neighbors and make new friends at the annual Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Celebration in the Mission from 6-9 pm on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. SF Carnaval Season Kick-Off Party Tuesday, February 28, 2017 – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Balançoire | 2565 Mission St., San Francisco FREE There ...
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, February 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Here is the lineup for Cookies and Comedy: Gus Ali Matthew Banks Joe Gorman Emily Browning Jackie Keliiaa Headliner Carla Clayy Hosted by Tony Sparks

Wednesday, March 1

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, March 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street waffles come in tasty flavors like TCHO chocolate, maple-bacon, salted caramel and many ...

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, March 1 – 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 ...

Friday, March 3

Last Day to RSVP for Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge
Last Day to RSVP for Free Pier Crabbing Lessons | Golden Gate Bridge

Come to Fort Point at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge to try your hand at Pier Crabbing in the San Francisco Bay on alternating Saturdays from March through October. In this semi-weekly free class, National Park Service workers will teach you how to use ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party: 2017 Season Kick Off | Fort Mason
Friday, March 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of ...

Oakland First Fridays: #GirlPower Block Party
Friday, March 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
Oakland First Fridays: #GirlPower Block Party
Join Oakland’s beautiful artists, crafters, musicians, and artisan food vendors in celebrating art and #GirlPower on March 3, 2017 to honor International Womens HERstory Month.
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 ...

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, March 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regularly admission is $18 ...

Comedy Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland
Friday, March 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
| Sycamore Co-Op
Comedy Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland
Please note, Comedy Soup will now occur every 1st and 3rd Fridays of every month.

Saturday, March 4

Free “Sukhi’s” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, March 4 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and highlighting one of our market sellers. With humble beginnings in her grandmother’s kitchen, at the age of seven, Sukhi remembers recreating a dish after seeing it ...
37th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF
Saturday, March 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Davis Senior Center
37th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF
As Bayview Hunters Point’s longest-running annual event, the Black Cuisine Festival, was created to highlight culinary talents passed through generations. Black Cuisine shares delectable food rooted in African American tradition bringing people together for a little taste of soul. 2017 Black Cuisine Festival Saturday, March 4, 2017 | ...
Free “Hillside Supper Club” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, March 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Founded by two chefs who enjoy the camaraderie of eating and drinking together, the Hillside Supper Club promotes introducing new friends, experiencing different foods, and experimenting with ...
The World’s Largest Onesie Pub Crawl | Fisherman’s Wharf
Saturday, March 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*Advanced online ticketing only.
| Fisherman's Wharf
The World's Largest Onesie Pub Crawl | Fisherman's Wharf
The Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District and VIP California are bringing the world’s largest onesie party to the Wharf for an unforgettable night of pub crawling on Saturday, March 4, 2017. All venues will be offering fantastic drinks specials – as low as $3 per drink. Tickets ...

Sunday, March 5

CHCP Lunar New Year Celebration at History Park | San Jose
Sunday, March 5 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
CHCP Lunar New Year Celebration at History Park | San Jose
Celebrate the Lunar New Year Celebration at History Park. The Lunar New Year Celebration is a fun, family-friendly event. Best of all, it’s free to attend. Activities include an exciting Martial Arts demonstration, crafts such as making red envelope, Chinese lanterns, ribbon, fan dances and finally a children’s ...
2017 Welsh Hymn-Singing Festival & Tea | East Bay
Sunday, March 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lafayette United Methodist Church
2017 Welsh Hymn-Singing Festival & Tea | East Bay
The Welsh American Society of Northern California (WASNC) hosts its annual Gymanfa Ganu at Lafayette United Methodist Church on Sunday March 5, 2017. In the Welsh language Gymanfa Ganu is the name for a traditional Hymn-Singing Festival where many of the most famous Welsh hymns of ...

Monday, March 6

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, March 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Soda Popinski's
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF

One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed Bros brings together comedy, video games and alcohol every first Monday at a super rad bar in San Francisco, Soda Popinski’s. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new ...

Thursday, March 9

“Town Social” Monthly Rooftop Night Market | Oakland
Thursday, March 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for food and beverages.
| The Overlook Lounge

Kick off the holiday season in Oakland with a new monthly rooftop night market: Town Social. Every second Thursday they’ll have a rotating group of food, craft, and arts vendors while local Bay Area DJs spin at their tiki bar. Town Social: Rooftop Night Market Every ...

Celebratory Reading with Champagne & Cake | Sausalito
Thursday, March 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are welcome.
| Studio 333
Celebratory Reading with Champagne & Cake | Sausalito
Join Why There Are Words (WTAW) on March 9, 2017, at Studio 333 in Sausalito as they celebrate the first book launch of founder Peg Alford Pursell. In true WTAW fashion, she will read alongside six other acclaimed authors. Champagne and cake will be served. Doors open ...
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, March 9 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hop Dogma Brewing Company
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula

Every second Thursday of the month, Comedy Sharks standup night features some of the Bay Area’s best comedians. Come on out and enjoy some laughs with your neighbors, hosted by Phil Griffiths & Hop Dogma Brewing Company. The show starts at 7:30 pm; seating is limited, ...