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Thursday, July 28

Win Tix: Guitarfish Art & Music Festival | Road Trip
Thursday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: WIN | Cisco Grove Campground & RV Park
Guitarfish Music Festival is a 4 day all intensive musical, camp experience. Get ready for a jam-packed weekend of river swimming, hiking, biking, and camping among the trees near Tahoe. In addition to the summer camping fun, there is one of the freshest, most bestest ...
Market Street Prototyping Festival Open House | SoMa
Thursday, July 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| The Strand Theater
Market Street Prototyping Festival Open House | SoMa
Join the Market Street Prototyping Festival’s Open House and preview 40 concepts – 30 that will debut during this year’s 3-day festival plus 10 projects from last year that will continue on for a 2-year stay – and offer feedback to the teams. This event brings ...

Joe Bagale: Funky Music From The Jazz Mafia | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, July 28 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Joe Bagale: Funky Music From The Jazz Mafia | Yerba Buena Gardens
A charismatic performer and multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter Joe Bagale has been an essential force on the Bay Area music scene for the past decade. He played a central role in Brass, Bows, & Beats, the critically acclaimed hip-hop symphony performed by the Bay Area’s Jazz Mafia. As ...
2016 SF Jewish Film Festival Free Film Day | Palo Alto
Thursday, July 28 – 1:50 pm | Cost: FREE | CineArts (Palo Alto)
2016 SF Jewish Film Festival Free Film Day | Palo Alto
Streit’s: Matzo and the American Dream Just as its iconic pink box has graced the Passover seder tables of generations of American Jews, so, too, Streit’s matzo factory has stood for some 80 years on the Lower East Side’s Rivington Street, in an industrial building created ...
“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, July 28 – 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 from mid-May to October. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax ...

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell
Thursday, July 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Campbell)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell

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 on the 4th Thursday of the month at the Campbell Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts ...

Big Picture NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, July 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Ages 21+, ID required for entry.
| California Academy of Sciences
Big Picture NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
This week, NightLife is all about image. Be the first to peep the Academy’s third-annual BigPicture wildlife photography exhibit and raise a glass to the best in nature and conservation photography.
The Wharf’s PokéNight | 75 Pokéstops & Pokémon Trainer Events
Thursday, July 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Fisherman's Wharf
The Wharf's PokéNight | 75 Pokéstops & Pokémon Trainer Events
The Wharf’s PokéNight is a gathering for all Pokémon Go players to meet up, make new friends, and explore the Fisherman’s Wharf district. For three hours, all 75 Pokéstops in the Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhood will have active lures. This means that the 30-block area will be ...
Artist Drawing Club & $5 Thursday Nights | Asian Art Museum
Artist Drawing Club & $5 Thursday Nights | Asian Art Museum
The Artists Drawing Club is an interdisciplinary public program series that invites local contemporary artists to use the museum as a platform. The Artists Drawing Club is not about the act of drawing, but drawing connections between ideas, times, cultures, and the broader world we ...
Women Sports Film Festival Opening Night: “T-Rex” Indie Lens Pop-Up Screening | Oakland
Thursday, July 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| The New Parkway
Women Sports Film Festival Opening Night:
Join Independent Lens and KQED for an Indie Lens Pop-Up screening of “T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold” as the Opening Night of the Women Sports Film Festival on Thursday July 28 at 6:30 pm at the New Parkway. Free, but an RSVP is required. Seventeen-year-old boxer Claressa “T-Rex” Shields ...
“Jericho” Urban Nerf Spy Game | Fishermans Wharf
Thursday, July 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 35

Jericho is an urban spy game with Nerf guns played sneaky in public settings all over SF like malls and parks, where everyone assumes the role of a spy like a giant secret game of Capture the Flag. Each team of “agents” will carry out ...

Sea-Faring Cinema Aboard A Ship: “All Is Lost” | Hyde Street Pier
Thursday, July 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Hyde Street Pier
Sea-Faring Cinema Aboard A Ship:

What better way to enjoy sea-faring cinema than aboard the deck of an 1886 Tall Ship Balclutha? Lucky for you, the Floating Film series is back at Hyde Street Pier. Come on down for maritime films on the water. Refreshments available for purchase. Tickets are $10 per ...

Free Whiskey Tasting & Spirits Education | SF
Thursday, July 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sip Bar & Lounge
Free Whiskey Tasting & Spirits Education | SF
Join the 5th Free Spirits Education & Tasting Meetup featuring Old Forester Bourbons, Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Rye & Barrel Proof Tennessee Whiskey. Brown Forman Spirits Brand Ambassador, Nella Chanoine will be on-site to educate about each of the whiskies- their stories, how they’re made, ...
“Exile” Bookswap Party With Open Bar & Snacks | The Booksmith
Thursday, July 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Tickets include an open bar for 21+.
| The Booksmith
Val Brelinski’s strange and wonderful debut, The Girl Who Slept with God, tells the story of Grace, 17, who returns from a service mission in Mexico believing that she has been impregnated by God. Her deeply Evangelical Christian family moves Grace and her younger sister to ...
“Catch the Fever” Free Latin Dance Class & Party | Bay Street Emeryville
Thursday, July 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Bay Street Emeryville

Enjoy the sizzle of festive Latin dance parties and Catch the Fever” this summer at Bay Street on Thursday evenings with free Latin dance lessons. From novice groovers to seasoned jivers, everyone is invited to enjoy fun music and free Latin dance lessons from professional instructor Hebert Aguilar ...

#SisterSpeaks Intimate Speaking Series: Queer Spirituality Discussion | SF
#SisterSpeaks Intimate Speaking Series: Queer Spirituality Discussion | SF
#SisterSpeaks is an intimate speaking series featuring Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. The events will be held at the beautiful Spark Arts Gallery centrally located in the heart of the Castro. Funcheap Exclusive: Normally $35, in July get free admission when you mention Funcheap at the door. Suggested Donation of ...
Win Tix: The Bestival: SF’s Insane Three Day Comedy Festival | Piano Fight Win a Bestival Super Pass from Funcheap. You’ll win a pair of tickets to any (or all) Bestival shows at Piano Fight from July 28-30. Local jewel thieves/famous comedians Sylvan Productions present The Bestival. It’s a collection of their favorite shows, featuring their favorite comedians from ...
“Conquer the Dance Floor” Free Happy Hour Dance Workshop | Mission Dist.
Ever been on a dance floor and wondered, “It’s crowded…what do I do with my arms?” or “I haven’t heard this song before…how do I dance to it?” or “A dance circle is forming…what do I do?” In this workshop, you’ll get answers to these questions ...
Campo Maldito: Darkly Comic Play About Gentrification | Tenderloin
Campo Maldito: Darkly Comic Play About Gentrification | Tenderloin

Angry ghosts are disrupting business at a tech startup in the Tenderloin district of San Francisco. When the young CEO hires a Santeria priest to purify the office, he gets more than he bargained for. A darkly comic fable about the cost of gentrification and ...

Free Concert Night at The Chapel: Afro-Latin “Los Nadies” | Mission Dist.
Thursday, July 28 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Chapel
Free Concert Night at The Chapel: Afro-Latin
Los Nadies have created one of the freshest sounds to come out of the Bay Area’s Latin music scene in a long time. Filling a vacuum in Northern California that their southern counterparts Ozomatli deliver so well in L.A., Los Nadies bring a keen mix of ...
Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower & Dark Sky | 2016
Thursday, July 28 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower & Dark Sky | 2016
The Delta Aquarids is an average shower that can produce up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris left behind by comets Marsden and Kracht. The shower runs annually from July 12 to August 23. Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower July 28-29, ...

Friday, July 29

Ka-Hon: Bay Areas Finest Latin Percussionists | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, July 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
Ka-Hon: Bay Areas Finest Latin Percussionists | Yerba Buena Gardens
What’s in that box, you ask? In the hands of Ka-Hon, a gentle spring shower, a flamenco troupe, a galloping stallion, and a rumba circle. Drawing on a pan-American array of rhythms, the high-energy ensemble displays the astounding versatility of the humble cajón, a simple ...
2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason
Friday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2016 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason

The San Francisco Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will offer runners, spectators and health and fitness enthusiasts alike a variety of activities and opportunities to enjoy the excitement of race weekend, get deals on the latest endurance gear, learn tips on getting the most out ...

2016 Summer Festival of Knowledge: Fitness, Gardening, Cooking & Jazz | Oakland
Friday, July 29 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | African American Museum & Library (Oakland)
2016 Summer Festival of Knowledge: Fitness, Gardening, Cooking & Jazz | Oakland

Come out for the African American Museum & Library at Oakland’s summer session of the Festival of Knowledge. The two day event will include workshops and a meet and greet with local health and beauty experts, exercise gurus, doctors and nurses, chefs, urban gardeners, nutritionists, yoga ...

Art Night SF Kick-Off: Mid-Market Art & Live Music | UN Plaza
Friday, July 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
Art Night SF Kick-Off: Mid-Market Art & Live Music | UN Plaza

Art Night SF is a new outdoor event series working to activate the public spaces of UN Plaza and Mid-Market between 7th and Market Streets through accessible installations of contemporary art on Fridays, July 29, September 30, October 14 and October 28 from 5-9 pm. Enjoy local food trucks, a plaza ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, July 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 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 of ...

Friday Nights at the de Young ” The View from Hollywood” | SF
Friday Nights at the de Young
Enjoy art making, live music from Darren Johnston Trio in Wisely Court and a screening of the 1940 classic The Grapes of Wrath.
Psychedelic Mini Concert: Vum | Amoeba SF
Friday, July 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Psychedelic Mini Concert: Vum | Amoeba SF
Join Vum at Amoeba SF for a live set and signing of their third album. When Jennifer Pearl returned home from studying science in French Polynesia, armed with field recordings of street musicians, church choirs, and roosters, Vum wrote their first full-length album, Night Sun. Described as ...
Free Music Production Workshop with Electrohouse DJ MOTi | SF
Friday, July 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Pyramind Training
Free Music Production Workshop with Electrohouse DJ MOTi | SF
Join MOTi at Pyramind for an intimate look into this electro house superstar’s production and dance songwriting techniques. His progressive and electro tracks have been signed on Tiësto’s Musical Freedom label, Afrojack’s Wall Recordings, and Spinnin’ Records. MOTi is no stranger to the festival circuit and ...
Ari Bird’s Interactive Art Show and Free Refreshments | SF
Friday, July 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yosemite Studios (Open Windows)
Ari Bird's Interactive Art Show and Free Refreshments | SF
Join for the opening night of Collapse Sonata, new artwork by Ari Bird exploring how to navigate through ambient spaces. Ari Bird produces work in Oakland, is California-born, and may have grown up in a cult. There will be a sonic component and an interactive exchange of ...