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Saturday, February 17

Exploring San Francisco’s Glen Canyon & Beyond | Noe Valley
Saturday, February 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Walter Haas Playground
Exploring San Francisco's Glen Canyon & Beyond | Noe Valley
The Bay Bandits are offering 10K and 5K routes which will explore Glen Canyon Park, one of the last open creeks and undeveloped natural areas in San Francisco, as well as the surrounding neighborhoods. The walk has many steep hills and stairs so it is ...
3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland
Saturday, February 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (Oakland)
3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland
Theme: Owls Led by: Jocelyn Meggait of Free Oakland Up Meet: Free Oakland Up, 2809 MacArthur Blvd, 2pm District: East

Sunday, February 18

Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

Year of the Dog Celebration: Puppy Walk & Drinks | Embarcadero
Year of the Dog Celebration: Puppy Walk & Drinks | Embarcadero
The year of the dog has arrived and it’s time to celebrate. Come join the Year of the Dog Embarcadero Walk, proudly walking side by side with our furry best friends. Puppy Embarcadero Walk & Drinks Sunday, February 18, 2018 | 10 am to noon Brannan Street Wharf ...
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, February 18 – 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
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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 ...

Monday, February 19

10 Free Guided Walking Tours on President’s Day 2018 | SF
Monday, February 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
10 Free Guided Walking Tours on President's Day 2018 | SF
Got the day off? Take a guided walk around San Francisco and learn something new about the city you love on President’s Day. 2018 President’s Day Walking Tours Monday, February 19, 2018 All Over San Francisco FREE, but donations are greatly appreciated San Francisco City Guides Schedule 9:30 am – Japanese Tea Garden 10:00 am ...

Friday, February 23

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, February 23 – 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 ...

Fauxtest 2018: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park
Friday, February 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free; bring along a flashlight and your Fauxtest sign
| Dolores Park
Fauxtest 2018: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park
Join San Francisco’s sixth annual Fauxtest (pronounced foe-test), a fake protest, rally and march to demonstrate for/against Dada (fake or nonsense) news. Originally conceived as a fake protest in response to complacency and arm chair activism, Fauxtest has evolved into a response to the fake ...
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, February 23 – 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. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, piano and voice, will play songs from many world religions that inspire ...

Saturday, February 24

Davis Park and Wildcat Creek Citizen Science BioBlitz | San Pablo
Saturday, February 24 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE | John Herbert Davis Park
Davis Park and Wildcat Creek Citizen Science BioBlitz | San Pablo
Submitted by the Event Organizer Join us for a fun half day citizen science BioBlitz Wildcat Creek Trail around Davis Park in San Pablo, CA. Get ready to enjoy being a citizen scientist through simple observation and photo documentation. A BioBlitz is an event that focuses on ...
Free Guided Hike of San Bruno Mountain | Brisbane
Saturday, February 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Donations encouraged but not required
| San Bruno Mountain Watch
Free Guided Hike of San Bruno Mountain | Brisbane

David Schooley, the founder of San Bruno Mountain Watch, has devoted most of his life to preserving the mountain and sharing it with others through his tireless work leading hikes, speaking, and organizing. His deep knowledge of the mountain and his love of nature will ...

Sunday, February 25

2018 “Peanut Butter Jelly Time” & Banana Costume Parade | SoMa
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It’s Peanut Butter Jelly Time (aka giving away PB&J sandwiches to the homeless while wearing banana costumes). It’s an awesome way to make a difference and help out the homeless while having ridiculous fun. Please note date change from February 18 to February 25, 2018 You’ll meet ...

Thursday, March 1

Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, March 1 – 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 ...

Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays
Thursday, March 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend
| The Castro
Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays

Galleries and art spaces will be open late every 1st Thursday of the month from 6-9 pm. Expect to see amazing artwork from artists near and far, participate in events, workshops, and more. Castro Art Walk 1st Thursdays | 6-9 pm The Castro, San Francisco FREE

Friday, March 2

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, March 2 – 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 galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local ...

Saturday, March 3

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, March 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, March 3 – 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 ...

Sunday, March 4

March Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
March Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

Friday, March 9

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day | Redwood City
Friday, March 9 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Dockside tours are $5 donation. Sailing tickets are $42 a head.
| Seaport Court (Redwood City)
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day | Redwood City

Tall ships are back in the Bay Area offering walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Check the Public Sail Schedule to see which ships will be docked at your nearest port. Dockside Tours Dockside tours are $5 (for donation). Schedules and ships are subject to change so always ...

Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays
Friday, March 9 – 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 ...

Sunday, March 11

16 Things to do with Extra Sunshine: Free Walking Tours | SF
Sunday, March 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
16 Things to do with Extra Sunshine: Free Walking Tours | SF
Take a free guided walk around San Francisco and learn something new about the city you love. Although we lose an hour today, everything stays light an hour later so it’s the perfect day to get outside and explore. 2018 “Spring Forward” Walking Tours Sunday, March 11, ...

Wednesday, March 14

State-of-the-Art Green Building Tour | SF Public Utilities Office
State-of-the-Art Green Building Tour | SF Public Utilities Office

Take a guided tour of one of the nation’s greenest office buildings – the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters (SFPUC), at 2 pm on every second Wednesday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is required. Limited to maximum of 20 guests. Arrive 15 minutes prior to tour ...

Thursday, March 15

Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa
Thursday, March 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Market & New Montgomery St
Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa

Hidden stories and surprises abound in a free 90-minute walking tour in the Yerba Buena neighborhood of San Francisco’s history, art, poetry, architecture and activism, including live performances of characters that gave the city its unique reputation. Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours Every 3rd Thursdays ...

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Redwood City
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Redwood City

Tall ships are back in the Bay Area offering walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Check the Public Sail Schedule to see which ships will be docked at your nearest port. Dockside Tours Dockside tours are $5 (for donation). Schedules and ships are subject to change so always ...

Friday, March 16

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day | Oakland
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day | Oakland

Tall ships are back in the Bay Area offering walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Check the Public Sail Schedule to see which ships will be docked at your nearest port. Dockside Tours Dockside tours are $5 (for donation). Schedules and ships are subject to change so always ...

Saturday, March 17

3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland
Saturday, March 17 – 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. You may check their website ...

Sunday, March 18

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, March 18 – 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, ...

“Brides of March” 2018 Wedding Dress Pub Crawl | SF
Sunday, March 18 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bar Fluxus
Grab a wedding dress and join the brides as more than a hundred people in wedding dress (men, women and in-betweeners) parade through the heart of San Francisco, strolling through Union Square, shopping at fancy stores, and drinking in local bars. All you need for this ...