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Monday, August 3

First Day to RSVP: Free Harbor Tours: USS Potomac & Giant Cranes | Port of Oakland
Monday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | USS Potomac
First Day to RSVP: Free Harbor Tours: USS Potomac & Giant Cranes | Port of Oakland

The Port of Oakland is pleased to offer free harbor tours from June through October 2015 on the historic USS Potomac located at 540 Water Street (at Clay Street) in Jack London Square. See up close some of the world’s largest cranes aboard this 90-minute ...

Nerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose
Monday, August 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $7*
*Pre-Sale is $7. $10 at the door
| Café Stritch
Nerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose

Calling all Silicon Valley nerds – Nerd Nite is back with some fresh faces and some seriously nerd-tastic speakers at Cafe Stritch in Downtown San Jose every first Monday of the month. Nerd Nite is a celebration of nerdom at its finest with all the essential components: brains, ...

“The Goonies” Trivia Night | Romper Room
Monday, August 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Romper Room
From the man who brought you Quiz in my Pants and Tech Trivia, one of the earliest contestants of Family Double Dare, Captain Joe will be hitting you with nostalgic ’90s trivia. There will be slap bracelets, Gushers, Capri Sun cocktails and people will probably be ...
Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Dark Places” | SF
Monday, August 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required. Arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview screening of “Dark Places,” is a mystery thriller film based on a novel by Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn. The screening takes place at 7 pm on Monday, August 2, 2015 at a movie theater in San Francisco with easy access to BART. FuncheapSF has an exclusive ...
The 4th Annual “New Works” Women’s Theater Festival | SF
The 4th Annual
3Girls Theatre Company Presents The 4th Annual New Works Festival honoring Risky Women Having Fun and Wreaking Havoc. This free week-long festival calls attention to the need for women who break rules and defy the norm. For 2015 the festival will re-stage the finalists from 3GT’s Salon Reading ...
Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob
Monday, August 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob

Do you think your bird can sing? If so, Joshua Raoul Brody (Tango Number 9) will give you and the Fab Four a piano-bar treatment at the Beatles-only karaoke night at The Royale, a neighborhood bar in the Tenderloin.

Tuesday, August 4

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, August 4 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum
de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. The museum was ...

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, August 4 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor
Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is $10 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission is free (special ...

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day
Tuesday, August 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more than 50 different countries. Opened ...

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, August 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of Craft and Design
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

Enjoy free admission to the Museum of Craft and Design on the first Tuesday of every month. After six years in Union Square and two years of pop-ups, the Museum of Craft & Design opened up their permanent location in the Dogpatch. Rather than featuring paintings or traditional ...

35th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Berkeley
Tuesday, August 4 – 2:40 pm | Cost: FREE | California Theatre (Berkeley)
35th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Berkeley
Few westward journeys were as exciting as that taken by American Sephardic-Jewish photographer and artist Solomon Nunes Carvalho in 1853–54, with pioneering explorer John C. Fremont’s fifth expedition. Born in 1815 to Sephardic Jews, Carvalho grew up in Charleston, South Carolina’s thriving Jewish community. Gifted in ...
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...

The News: Fresh Queer Performance Series | SoMa
The News: Fresh Queer Performance Series | SoMa

On the first Tuesday of each month The News, presented by SOMArts Cultural Center, features new, queer work by Bay Area artists. The News is a monthly cabaret evening that spotlights 10-minute or less performance pieces, experiments, and works in progress by pre-selected solo artists, ...

Win Tix: Byron Bowers (Comedy Central / Adult Swim) | Punch Line
Tuesday, August 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line
You ever heard a black comedian joke on Harry Potter? It’s that kind of strange, wonderful alchemy that comes out of the mouth of Byron Bowers. Hailing from those alien lands called Georgia, he now travels far and wide, spreading the funny to those that’ll ...
Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar
Tuesday, August 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar

Wood Shoppe is a free monthly music series at Brick & Mortar Music Hall taking place every first Tuesday of the month. Get exposed to local and national emerging artists without the pressure of a cover charge. $3 Trumer Pils and $5 Sailor Jerry cocktails ...

Wednesday, August 5

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, August 5 – 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 ...

Oakland A’s vs. Baltimore Orioles | $2 Ticket Day
Wednesday, August 5 – 12:35 pm | Cost: $2*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's vs. Baltimore Orioles | $2 Ticket Day

Oakland A’s single game tickets are on sale and once again every A’s Wednesday home game in 2015 is a “$2 Wednesday” thanks to BART. Tickets are good for the sorta crappy seats in the Plaza Reserved sections. 2015 BART $2 Wednesdays Schedule Athletics vs Texas ...

Boogie With The Rumble Strippers | Union Square
Wednesday, August 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Boogie With The Rumble Strippers | Union Square
Live music from some of the bay areas best roots bands, swingin’ jumpin’ rockin’ 1930s thru 1950s tunes to get you out on the floor and boogie! Combining eclectic hip-shaking originals with a blend of surprising covers, The Rumble Strippers embrace and redefine the rockabilly genre. ...
“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF
Wednesday, August 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kozy Kar Bar

Produced by two of San Francisco’s fastest rising stars: Zack Chapaloni and Joe Gorman, Kozy Kar Bar presents The Dirty Show w/ Zack & Joe. This standup comedy show features a wide variety of all types of humor, combining local and television talent at 8 pm ...

Thursday, August 6

2015 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Tanya Holland, Brown Sugar Kitchen | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Thursday, August 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: $4.95*
*Tacolicious tacos are typically $4.95, but prices may vary.
| Ferry Building
2015 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Tanya Holland, Brown Sugar Kitchen | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Taco lovers, rejoice – Tacolicious’s annual Guest Chef Series is back at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Visit the Tacolicious stand on Thursdays (10 am to 2 pm) to taste some of the most delicious and creative tacos around, made by the Bay Area’s hottest ...

Raq Filipina Chill Electronica Music | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, August 6 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Raq Filipina Chill Electronica Music | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Fusing her Filipino roots with Afro-Cuban, Brazilian and Caribbean rhythms and chill electronica, Bay Area vocalist Raq Filipina has crafted a highly personal sound that’s urgent and nostalgic, mysterious and welcoming, uplifting and challenging. An award-winning composer and performer who grew up in a musical ...
“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, August 6 – 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 | San Carlos
Thursday, August 6 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (San Carlos)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | San Carlos

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 ...

Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, August 6 – 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 ...

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, August 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week. Thursdays from 6-10 pm Tickets are $12 ($10 for Academy members). Last entry is 9 pm. 21+ with valid ID.

Sing-along Cinema & “Frozen” Costume Party | Jack London Square
Thursday, August 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Sing-along Cinema &

Show up in costume and enjoy an evening of song, dance and cult movie classics on the waterfront with free outdoor screenings of popular musicals, as part of Jack London Square’s Sing-along Cinemas. This lively film series will screen fan favorites on special evenings at sundown. ...

SF Indie’s Outdoor Summer Movie: “The Princess Bride” | McCoppin Plaza
Thursday, August 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Plaza
SF Indie's Outdoor Summer Movie:

Bundle up, bring a warming beverage (and a flask) and enjoy some outdoor cinema at SF IndieFest’s bi-monthly free outdoor film series at McCoppin Hub (McCoppin at Valencia). They’ll have fun family friendly flicks for free every first and third Thursday all summer long in 2015. 2015 ...

Friday, August 7

Crosspulse Body Percussion Show | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Friday, August 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
Crosspulse Body Percussion Show | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Using finger snaps, tight slaps, chest thumps, foot drags, hand rubs, and percussive dance steps, Crosspulse Ensemble performances are designed to entrance children with an international array of rhythms, instruments, and obscure musical practices. With five extraordinaryartists versed in body percussion and a diverse array ...
Free Harbor Tours: USS Potomac & Giant Cranes | Port of Oakland
Friday, August 7 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | USS Potomac
Free Harbor Tours: USS Potomac & Giant Cranes | Port of Oakland

The Port of Oakland is pleased to offer free harbor tours from June through October 2015 on the historic USS Potomac located at 540 Water Street (at Clay Street) in Jack London Square. See up close some of the world’s largest cranes aboard this 90-minute ...

Latin Jazz Concert, Free Beer, Wine & Prizes | Menlo College
Friday, August 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Menlo College
Latin Jazz Concert, Free Beer, Wine & Prizes | Menlo College

This free Entrepeunerial Summer Concert showcases five nights of live musicfrom pop to rock to improvisational Latin jazz and closing with an “A cappella” concert featuring groups from Facebook, Google, Dropbox, Pinterest and Twitter hosted at the beautiful Menlo College campus in Atherton. RSVP to be automatically be ...