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Friday, March 6

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories: First Day | SF
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories: 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 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 ...

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 ...

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: …

“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 …

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 ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

150th Anniversary of Alice in Wonderland & Free Admission | Charles Schulz Museum
Saturday, March 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Charles M. Schulz Museum
150th Anniversary of Alice in Wonderland & Free Admission | Charles Schulz Museum

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and get free admission to the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2015.
At 1 pm, join cartoon historian Craig Yoe; Mark Burstein, president emeritus of …

Sneak Peek at SF’s Brand New Presidio Parklands | SF
Saturday, March 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Sneak Peek at SF's Brand New Presidio Parklands | SF

What should the New Presidio Parklands site look like? What kinds of programs and experiences should happen there?
Find out more about the project and share your opinions.
New Presidio Parklands Project Workshop
Saturday, March 7, 2015 | 10 am to 1 pm
SF Main Public Library, 100 Larkin St, …

Mt. Sutro Enchanting Forest Hike | Cole Valley
Saturday, March 7 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Donations are strongly encouraged.
| Cole & Parnassus
Mt. Sutro Enchanting Forest Hike | Cole Valley

Deep within the city of San Francisco a forest grows. It’s a complex one, overrun with invasive vines and other political drama. It’s incredible to hike through, now that the Sutro Stewards have (recently) provided a working trail network. On this forest hike, you’ll see hidden …

Win Tix: Spring 2015 Vintage Fashion Expo | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, March 7 – 10:30 am | Cost: WIN | County Fair Building

A showcase of over 50 prestigious dealers of vintage couture, period pieces, and fine jewelry.
Flesh out your wardrobe for spring as you hunt for clothing, jewelry and accessories from the late 18th century to the 1990s for both men and women.
Taking place five times …

35th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF
Saturday, March 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Davis Senior Center
35th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF

As Bayview Hunters Point’s longest-running annual event, the Black Cuisine Festival, was created to highlight culinary talents passed through generations. Black Cuisine shares delectable food rooted in African American tradition bringing people together for a little taste of soul.

2015 Black Cuisine Festival
Saturday, March 7, 2015 …

Chinese Historical Society Pre-Parade Mini Festival | SF
Saturday, March 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chinese Historical Society
Chinese Historical Society Pre-Parade Mini Festival | SF

Going to San Francisco’s Chinese New Year Parade? Head to the Chinese Historical Society before the parade for a full day of programs including live music, gallery tours, new exhibits, a dragon dance performance, and more to welcome in the Year of the Ram.
Chinese Historical Society Lunar Year …