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Wednesday, January 18

SF’s Beer Shuttle: Free Brewery Bus Crawl | SoMa
Wednesday, January 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| ThirstyBear Organic Brewery
SF's Beer Shuttle: Free Brewery Bus Crawl | SoMa

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 6pm typically featuring special release ...

Friday, January 20

Sea Lion 27th Anniversary Walking Tours: Opening Day | Pier 39
Friday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Sea Lion 27th Anniversary Walking Tours: Opening Day | Pier 39

Become sea lion savvy and learn more about California sea lions, marine life, and bay conservation on the annual “Sea Lion Encounter,” in celebration of the anniversary of their arrival to Pier 39. The boisterous barking pinnipeds began arriving in droves shortly after the Loma Prieta ...

Inauguration Day P*ssy March | SF
Friday, January 20 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Market St (Embarcadero to 5th St)
Inauguration Day P*ssy March | SF
Obama’s service ends at Noon on Jan 20th. The organizer is going to take a walk up Market street to commemorate this, as a thank you for his service. As a silent protest, the organizer will be wearing a p*ssy protector.
San Jose Bike Party: The Zombie Apocalypse Ride
Friday, January 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party: The Zombie Apocalypse Ride

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Saturday, January 21

Nature Hike with the Family | San Carlos
Saturday, January 21 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Pulgas Ridge Preserve
Nature Hike with the Family | San Carlos
This Nature Hike is at the Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve. Join Kaiser Permanente’s Dr. Jason Clark, a pediatrician and San Carlos resident, on a family friendly hike. Dr Clark will lead some stretching prior to the hike and talk about the health benefits of exercise. ...
Sea Lion 27th Anniversary Walking Tours | Pier 39
Saturday, January 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Sea Lion 27th Anniversary Walking Tours | Pier 39

Become sea lion savvy and learn more about California sea lions, marine life, and bay conservation on the annual “Sea Lion Encounter,” in celebration of the anniversary of their arrival to Pier 39. The boisterous barking pinnipeds began arriving in droves shortly after the Loma Prieta ...

3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland
Saturday, January 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (Oakland)
3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland
Theme: Young Expressions in Art Meet:  Warehouse 416, 416 26th Street
Family Nature Hike Day | Redwood City
Saturday, January 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Edgewood Park
Family Nature Hike Day | Redwood City
This Nature Hike is at the Edgewood Park. Join Kaiser Permanente’s Dr. Marc Philippe, an internal medicine physician and San Carlos resident, on a family friendly hike. Dr Philippe will lead some stretching prior to the hike and talk about the health benefits of exercise. The 2 ...

Sunday, January 22

Sea Lion 27th Anniversary Walking Tours: Final Day | Pier 39
Sunday, January 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Sea Lion 27th Anniversary Walking Tours: Final Day | Pier 39

Become sea lion savvy and learn more about California sea lions, marine life, and bay conservation on the annual “Sea Lion Encounter,” in celebration of the anniversary of their arrival to Pier 39. The boisterous barking pinnipeds began arriving in droves shortly after the Loma Prieta ...

Friday, January 27

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, January 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
San Francisco Critical Mass

Critical Mass is a mass bicycle ride that takes place on the last Friday of each month in San Francisco starting at 5:30 pm at Justin Herman Plaza (foot of Market Street) and in cities around the world. Everyone is invited. No one is in charge. Bring your ...

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, January 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, ...

Saturday, January 28

WWII In The Shadow Of Mount Tam Walking Tour | Sausalito
Saturday, January 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Model Visitor Center
WWII In The Shadow Of Mount Tam Walking Tour | Sausalito
2017 is the 75th anniversary of the establishment of a bustling wartime shipyard called Marinship in Sausalito.Innovations, ingenuity, and inspiration all played a part in the day-to-day routine. Join Ranger Joanne on a 2-mile walking tour of the area surrounding the Bay Model to experience what ...
2.5 Mile Presidio Hiking Tour with Urban Hiker | SF
Saturday, January 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Presidio)
2.5 Mile Presidio Hiking Tour with Urban Hiker | SF
Join THEM for a 2.5-mile hike in the Presidio with Alexandra Kenin, founder of Urban Hiker SF and author of Urban Trails: San Francisco, the first and only guidebook to the city’s 70 miles of hiking trails. In just under an hour, you’ll visit three unusual sites ...

Wednesday, February 1

Free Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio
Free Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio

Hop on the Presidio Trust’s monthly free guided shuttle tour which introduces visitors to the park’s historic areas, wild open spaces, and hidden nooks with an emphasis on projects that are shaping the Presidio today. Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-2793 or email presidio@presidiotrust.gov. Space ...

Thursday, February 2

Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, February 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

The Upper TL Art Walk makes 15-20 galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location is either a traditional gallery or a retail space with room dedicated to ...

Friday, February 3

Timbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco
Timbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco

Come down to Timbuk2 Factory and Headquarters for a 60-minute behind-the-scenes look at the product design, marketing, and of course the (spoiler alert) office gong, disco ball and kegerator. Free tours take place at 11 am on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, February 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, artist ...

Saturday, February 4

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, February 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park

Explore SF’s natural areas with a free guided nature walk while socializing with new friends, feeling fit, and finding new inspiration in our city’s native plants and wildlife. All walks start at 10:00am are Free, and require no pre-registration. Free Saturday Nature Walks | Schedule Golden ...

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, February 4 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Nike Missile Site
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands

Get an upclose look at a restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site and hear intriguing stories from Nike veterans, park rangers, and volunteers from 12:30-3:30 pm, every first Saturday of the month. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It’s a ...

Mission Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
Saturday, February 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
Mission Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.

The Mission Arts Performance Project (MAPP) sprawls across more than a dozen venues as well as public spaces, street corners, BART stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, and homes all over La Mission from around 6 pm until late. The event features taking common spaces, and for one ...

Sunday, February 5

San Francisco Walking Tour Day: 17 Free History Walks | Super Bowl Sunday
Sunday, February 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
San Francisco Walking Tour Day: 17 Free History Walks | Super Bowl Sunday
If you’re not in prep-mode for football’s biggest night of the year, take some time to explore the city you love with a knowledgeable guide to show you around. Learn about the history of our great city from the hippies of Haight, to the billionaires of ...

Friday, February 10

Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays
Friday, February 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Vallejo
Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays

The monthly Vallejo Art Walk showcases a variety of nationally accomplished and upcoming local creatives in the historic downtown Vallejo arts district from 5-10 pm on the second Friday of every month, on Georgia, Marin, and Virginia streets. Explore over 25 participating galleries and shops, and ...

Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays
Friday, February 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ashby BART
Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays

Berkeley Critical Mass is group bike ride that begins at the Ashby BART Station, where riders meet at 6 pm on the 2nd Friday of each month. A local rider frequently brings a powerful bicycle sound system to the rides making this into a rolling bike ...

Sunday, February 12

Mission District “Calle 24” Latino Art Stroll & Mural Tour | SF
Sunday, February 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Mission)
Mission District

Calle 24 hosts an all-day Paseo Artistico / Art Stroll, a joint effort between several noted Calle 24 arts organizations, Paseo Artistico will bring music, poetry, book readings film and cultural tours to the 24th Street corridor every second Sunday. “Calle 24” spans 14 city blocks, the section ...

Friday, February 17

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, February 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Saturday, February 18

3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland
Saturday, February 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (Oakland)
3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland

Every third Saturday, the Oakland Art Murmur presents a free guided walking tour based on a different theme each tour. Tours take place on the third Saturday of each month and are led by prominent Oakland gallery directors, curators, writers, and artists.

Sunday, February 19

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, February 19 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford

Stanford University’s distinguished outdoor art collection includes nearly 100 sculptures and features important figurative and abstract works in a variety of media by artists of the late 19th century to the present. This tour begins in front of the Cantor Arts Center with marble statues, ...

SF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations
SF's

Did you know SF has an Antique Vibrator Museum? Take a free tour of this unique space every 3rd Sunday of the month with Antique Vibrator Museum curator Dr. Carol Queen.  Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store ...

Friday, February 24

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, February 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
San Francisco Critical Mass

Critical Mass is a mass bicycle ride that takes place on the last Friday of each month in San Francisco starting at 5:30 pm at Justin Herman Plaza (foot of Market Street) and in cities around the world. Everyone is invited. No one is in charge. Bring your ...

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, February 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, ...