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Friday, March 6

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, March 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
| Impact Hub Oakland
First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland

Impact Hub Oakland opens its doors every first Friday for free coworking all day from 9 am to 6 pm. Be productive and get work done, meet and collaborate with friends, pet a bunny, and enjoy a #SexySalad potluck lunch ($5 suggested donation for Soon-To-Be Members; ...

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

Tall ships are back in the Bay Area offering free 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. Self guided tours are free. A voluntary $3 per-person donation helps defray expenses. Sailing tickets are ...

2015 Holi Festival: Colorful Powder Fun, Music & Food Trucks | East Bay
Friday, March 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bishop Ranch 2
2015 Holi Festival: Colorful Powder Fun, Music & Food Trucks | East Bay

The colorful, ancient spring festival of Holi will once again be celebrated at Bishop Ranch in San Ramon, so get ready to get messy and have a lot of fun at this free gathering.
2015 Holi Celebration
Friday, March 6, 2015 | 5-7 pm
2680 Bishop Drive, San Ramon
FREE
Holi …

2015 Grand Opening: “Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, March 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
2015 Grand Opening:

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 ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, March 6 – 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 ...

National Day of Unplugging 2015 | No Tech Day
Friday, March 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
National Day of Unplugging 2015 | No Tech Day

People across the nation (and world) will recharge themselves by not using computers, cell phones, or any technology for 24 hours, sundown to sundown, March 6 to March 7, 2015.
So take some time to talk to people the old fashioned way (without your face buried in …

100 Foot Tall “Oakland Super 8″ Film Night | The Great Wall of Oakland
Friday, March 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Great Wall of Oakland
100 Foot Tall

December’s screening was rained out, so they’re starting off 2015 showing Super 8 films that were made in the fall during a series of Super 8 Workshops (made possible by the wonderful teaching artist Laura Wright, and others who generously hosted these workshops – Smokey’s Tangle, …

First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Girls With Guns | Oakland
Friday, March 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club
First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Girls With Guns | Oakland

You had us at “burlesque” and “creepy puppets.” As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free ...

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, March 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, March 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open to the public from 6-9 pm. Additionally Telegraph above Grand and below 27th is closed ...

2015 Giants World Series Trophy Tour | San Rafael
Friday, March 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*First come first served, so arrive early.
| San Rafael Community Center
2015 Giants World Series Trophy Tour | San Rafael

Here’s your chance to get a photo with the 2014, 2012 and 2010 Giants World Series Trophy. The Giants World Champions Trophy Tour takes place for the second time in two years – with all three trophies traveling all over Northern California (and around the ...

Tri-Holi-Thon: Holi Fire Ceremony | South Bay
Friday, March 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Shreemaya Krishnadham
Tri-Holi-Thon: Holi Fire Ceremony | South Bay

You’re invited to a three-day Holi Celebration put together by the Bay Area Youth Vaishnav Parivar in Milpitas. Festivities include a Holi fire, traditional color powder, music and performances, plus some surprises. 2015 Holi Celebrations March 6-8, 2015 Shreemaya Krishnadham, 25 Corning Ave., Milpitas FREE, but ...

Explosive Rock & Roll Concert: The Districts | Amoeba SF
Friday, March 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Explosive Rock & Roll Concert: The Districts | Amoeba SF

The Pennsylvania four-piece The Districts channels its long-forged bonds into visceral, explosive rock and roll. You’ll hear hints of Americana, moments of the blues and folk, but written into songs so expressive that those labels are transcended. Join them at Amoeba San Francisco in celebration …

“Unplug SF” 2015 Fun Festival: No Cell Phones Allowed | North Beach
Friday, March 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 Off*
*$17 with promo code: FUNCHEAP. Regular cost: $22
| Broadway Studios

Ready to kick off your National Day of Unplugging? Meet in San Francisco for UnplugSF – an unplugged evening of “Device Free Drinks” sponsored by Digital Detox, Camp Grounded and Reboot.
Unplug SF 2015
Friday, March 6, 2015 | 7:00 pm to 12:30 am
Broadway Studios | 435 Broadway …

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, March 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

Win Tix: “Unplug SF” No Cell-Phones Allowed Party | North Beach
Friday, March 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Get $5 Off with exclusive code FUNCHEAP
| Broadway Studios

Celebrate “National Day of Unplugging” with an awesome summer camp-like party for adults.
Join Digital Detox, Camp Grounded and Reboot for the largest Device-Free Drinks celebration to date. Leave your cell phone at home or check it at the door for a night of Digital Detox goodness: …

ODC Dance Performance in a Gothic Cathedral | SF
Friday, March 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
ODC Dance Performance in a Gothic Cathedral | SF

ODC, the premier West Coast contemporary dance troupe, reprises its 2014 hit “boulders and bones” in the unique setting of a Gothic cathedral.
The piece is Inspired by the work of nature artist Andy Goldsworthy, several stunning examples of whose work can be seen for …

“Let It Snow” San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, March 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Duboce Park

While the rest of the country is buried under a pillowy soft blanket of snowflakes, SF is high and dry… but, this February, for one night only, San Francisco Bike Party will be wearing white in homage to snowy winter climates.
Dress in your finest snowflakes, lure …

2015 Signal Flow Experimental Music Festival | Mills College
Friday, March 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mills College, Littlefield Hall
2015 Signal Flow Experimental Music Festival | Mills College

Signal Flow, the annual festival of new works by Mills graduate students, is an opportunity to see the future of music and sound in the making. Since the 1930s, the Mills College Music Department has been an incubator of many historic firsts in the field. ...

The Motherflippin’ Flip-Off: Angry Table Flipping Contest | SF
Friday, March 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Lab
The Motherflippin' Flip-Off: Angry Table Flipping Contest | SF

We’ve all seen TV shows or movies where a character leaves a scene by flipping a table, and we’ve all fantasized of making an exit that badass. And on Friday, March 6, 2015, this is becoming a reality.
The Flip-Off rented an awesome space in the …

Win Tix: “Intergalactic Nemesis” Graphic Novel Live on Stage | Berkeley
Friday, March 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Zellerbach Hall

A sci-fi twist on the old radio play is this live-action graphic novel. The inventive “live-action graphic novel” The Intergalactic Nemesis presents another installment of its sci-fi space monster adventure.
The show mixes the nostalgia of radio drama-era Foley sound effects, with live music and sleek …

Free Theatre: “Breaking the Code: The Alan Turing Story” | SF
Free Theatre:

Breaking The Code by Hugh Whitemore is a gripping drama about homosexual scientist Alan Turing, inventor of the computer; see it live when it comes to the stage. How to Get Free Tickets Funcheap readers can get unlimited free tickets to the first five performances play (Wed. March 4 ...

Saturday, March 7

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Saturday, March 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

2015 Chinatown Street Fair: Saturday | SF
Saturday, March 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Portsmouth Square
2015 Chinatown Street Fair: Saturday | SF

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Chinatown. The Chinatown Community Street Fair takes place the weekend of the Chinese New Year Parade and is an opportunity to experience Chinese cultural arts such as lantern and kite making, calligraphy, fine arts demonstrations, folk dance, ...

56th White Elephant Sale: 96,000 Sq Ft Rummage Sale | Oakland
Saturday, March 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission and free shuttle bus from Fruitvale BART.
| White Elephant Sale Warehouse
56th White Elephant Sale: 96,000 Sq Ft Rummage Sale | Oakland

The White Elephant Sale has been taking one person’s trash and recycling it into someone else’s treasure for more than 50 years and the giant rummage sale is back. 56th Annual White Elephant Sale Sat-Sun, March 7-8, 2015 | 10 am to 4 pm White ...