Home » Archive by Category

Eating & Drinking

Saturday, September 12

“Finding Yourself in the Kitchen” Book Launch | SF
Saturday, September 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Nothing is more ordinary than the kitchen, and yet it is the perfect place to explore who we are and what we are capable of. In Finding Yourself in the Kitchen, Dana Velden asks you to seek deeper meaning in this space and explores what ...
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, September 12 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, San Francisco Theater Pub invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join them at the Exit Theatre for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 ...

Sunday, September 13

Very Vegan Sundays | SoMa
Sunday, September 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Very Vegan Sundays | SoMa

After a successful Vegan Super Bowl and back by popular demand, Funcheap and SoMa StrEat Food Park are starting a new tradition, Very Vegan Sundays. We’ll have lots food trucks, popup vendors, vegan beer, vegan Mimosas, and lots of vegan specials. Join up with hundreds of fellow ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

Monday, September 14

Live at Lagunitas: Experimental Rock Concert: Man Man | Petaluma
Monday, September 14 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Experimental Rock Concert: Man Man | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live concert series featuring some amazing bands ranging in genre from roots to gothic pop in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette (1280 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma). Show are free, but tickets are required. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will ...

Cyberpunk Cinema Night: “The Running Man” | Mission Dist.
Monday, September 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Cyberpunk Cinema Night:

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at 6:30 pm, followed by the feature film. Use #cyberpunkcinema during the event to share ...

Tuesday, September 15

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, September 15 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest thing you got at Safeway) and get a free ice cold can of PBR ...

Wednesday, September 16

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, September 16 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found
East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Please note, this event is now held at Lost & Found.

Thursday, September 17

YBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa
Thursday, September 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
YBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa

The YBCA:ConVerge series is a free monthly public gathering featuring creative and generative social art practices. Community and innovative multi- and inter-disciplinary arts practices come together in the YBCA’s Grand Lobby and Room for Big Ideas with art, live music and curated performances in an interactive, ...

Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa
Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, September 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday,April 2 – October 29, 2015. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

New Belgium Slow Ride Sessions: Free Yoga, Art Tour & Bike Ride | Oakland
Thursday, September 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free yoga and tour, but bring some money for beer.
| The Crucible
New Belgium Slow Ride Sessions: Free Yoga, Art Tour & Bike Ride | Oakland

New Belgium invites you on their monthly Slow Ride Sessions on the 3rd Thursday of the month with a free yoga class, a tour of the non-profit industrial arts school, The Crucible, and a slow bike ride to a local bar to cheers with your ...

Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland
Thursday, September 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue
Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland

At the Piedmont Avenue Stroll you can expect to see a variety of art mediums, enjoy entertainment, and sample refreshments with many businesses showcasing hand-picked local artists and designers. The monthly event was voted Best Art Walk That’s Not Art Murmur in 2012 by the East ...

Brains After Dark: Trivia, Beer & Snacks at the Library | Foster City
Thursday, September 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Foster City Library
Brains After Dark: Trivia, Beer & Snacks at the Library | Foster City

Do you know random factoids? Do you like beer? Do you like free beer? Come to the Foster City Library for the “Brains After Dark” Pub Night Trivia Contest from 6:30-8:30 pm on select Thursdays throughout the year. This is an after hours event and it’s only ...

Full-Frontal Comedy Showcase | Castro
Full-Frontal Comedy Showcase | Castro

Every third Thursday of the month come out to the Lookout for Full-Frontal Comedy Showcase at The Lookout in the Castro. It’s the new comedy with a touch of drag variety show all the kids are talking about hosted by comics Valerie Branch and Yuri ...

Friday, September 18

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, September 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 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 ...

Seduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland
Seduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland

Séduction Féroce is bringing its sexy, diverse, boundary-pushing and inclusive monthly variety show to Club BnB in Oakland, taking over the stage every third Friday of the month. Get in for $5 when you mention Funcheap at the door; otherwise, it’s $10. Every month you can ...

Saturday, September 19

“Top Chef Seattle” Chef Elizabeth Binder Demo & Tasting | Embarcadero
Saturday, September 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Two Embarcadero Center
On Septmeber 19th, Embarcadero Center will host Plated featuring local favorite, and 10th season contestant from Top Chef Seattle, Chef Elizabeth Binder. Elizabeth’s work in San Francisco has seen her be part of the amazing and talented Traci des Jardin’s team at Jardiniere. Working along side ...
“Guittard Chocolate Cookbook” Launch | SF
Saturday, September 19 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Guittard, San Francisco’s oldest continuously family-owned chocolate company, makes some of the best premium chocolate available. With 50 tempting photographs and 60 simple recipes for every kind of indulgence, Amy Guittard presents tried-and-true favorite recipes from five generations of Guittards. And yes, of course there ...
You Betta Work Comedy Fiesta Show | SF
Saturday, September 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Comedy show is free. Food, beverage, and laundry available for purchase.
| Brainwash Cafe
You Betta Work Comedy Fiesta Show | SF

Every third Saturday of the month from 8-9:45 pm at the Brainwash Cafe, True Hustle Entertainment and host, Jesús U. BettaWork, bring the beautiful people the You Betta Work Comedy Fiesta. This is a free standup comedy extravaganza with a fresh lineup of comics every month. Also, check ...

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland
Saturday, September 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for monthly shows happening every first Saturday and third of the month. Enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and some free comedy from some of the Bay Area’s favorite comedians. ...

Sunday, September 20

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

“Eats, Beats & Brews” Block Party: Salsa Dancing, Games & Beer Garden | Berkeley
Sunday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Shattuck & Center (Berkeley)

Downtown Berkeley’s Eats, Beats & Brews block party is back for 2015 – with Salsa Sundays featuring live salsa music, along with a Drake’s Brewing outdoor beer garden, delicious food for sale, outdoor seating and Games of Berkeley game pavilion every third Sunday from 12 noon to 6 ...

Wednesday, September 23

“Sh*t Talk” 2-for-1 Comedy & Cocktails Night | SF

Sh*t Talk is a monthly comedy show featuring professional comics and 2-for-1 drink specials happening at Oasis on every 4th Wednesday of the month. The show is hosted by Yuri Kagan who moved to San Francisco to get a degree in bad habits and telling jokes. Yuri is ...

Thursday, September 24

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, September 24 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday,April 2 – October 29, 2015. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley
Thursday, September 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Berkeley)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when you arrive early to collect your supplies (check-in) and try cool new ...

Friday, September 25

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, September 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...

Friday Night Market at UN Plaza | SF
Friday, September 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
Friday Night Market at UN Plaza | SF

Held every fourth Friday through October, the Night Market in the iconic UN Plaza is the place to spend your Friday night. Night Market provides live music and entertainment, making the UN Plaza the liveliest spot in the city. The Night Market is a free ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, September 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 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 ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, September 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out on ...