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Friday, May 6

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, May 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 ...

Experimental Performance Art: “Labor Movement” | San Jose
Friday, May 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
Experimental Performance Art:

The San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art launched ICA Live!, a new program that includes ongoing presentations of engaging and experimental performance art. Presented during downtown San Jose’s South First Fridays, ICA Live! seeks to explore the role of the performance art medium in contemporary ...

Art Opening: 46 Portraits, Open Bar & Live Swamp Banjo Funk | Berkeley
Friday, May 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | uBe Art
Art Opening: 46 Portraits, Open Bar & Live Swamp Banjo Funk | Berkeley
uBe Art gallery, located in the B-Side Hood of Berkeley – an up-and-coming cluster of shops, restaurants and art and entertainment venues – launches into May with an exhibition devoted to portraits. The Opening Reception for the juried exhibition, In My Absence, taking place on Friday, ...
Goorin Bros. Kentucky Derby Hat Party | North Beach
Friday, May 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Goorin Bros. (North Beach)
Goorin Bros. Kentucky Derby Hat Party | North Beach
The most exciting two minutes in sports, otherwise know as “The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports,” is upon everyone. The Kentucky Derby is synonymous with tradition and more specifically, hats. Goorin Bros.—the fourth generation, family-owned company —is the ultimate destination for Derby headwear, offering a stylish ...
The Crucible’s “Fireside Lounge”: Fire Performance & Art Show | Oakland
Friday, May 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Crucible
The Crucible's
Celebrating Oakland First Fridays and Oakland Art Murmur, The Crucible’s Fireside Lounge is an intimate evening of art, industry, community and entertainment. This exclusive engagement takes place in The Crucible’s studio and highlights our extraordinary art programs. Explore the creative passions of professional artists and the ...
Awesöme Orchestra Plays John Williams: “May the Si(x)th Be With You” | Oakland
Friday, May 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Drake's Dealership
Awesöme Orchestra Plays John Williams:
Come to a beer garden and play John Williams. Awesöme Orchestra brings people together for musical adventures. Their free sessions are part performance, part open rehearsal. They provide the sheet music, and anyone is welcome to play or to listen. Program with conductor David Möschler and guest conductor ...
Funcheap’s May Pop-Up Comedy Weekend | Folsom Street Foundry
Funcheap's May Pop-Up Comedy Weekend | Folsom Street Foundry

Funcheap takes over Folsom Street Foundry with #HellaFunny and converts it into a pop-up comedy club for one weekend a month. We’ve hand-picked some of the Bay Area’s best comedians from Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC), ViceLand, USO Tour and more. Plus a Saturday ...

Poetry World Series | Mill Valley
Friday, May 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Mill Valley Public Library
Poetry World Series | Mill Valley
Daniel Handler returns to emcee this year’s series, where baseball and poetry collide to create a fabulous and wacky literary event. Two teams of illustrious poets duke it out using words to swing for the fences. This boisterous slugfest of wordplay, repartee, and quips, mixed with ...
Win Tix: Point Break Live | DNA Lounge
Friday, May 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | DNA Lounge
Welcome to the final run of the absurdist stage adaptation of the 1992 Keanu Reeves/Patrick Swayze extreme-sports blockbuster at the DNA Lounge. > Buy Tickets – $20 Point Break LIVE! features armed robbery, big-wave surfing, car chases, explosions, no less than two extended skydiving sequences and an indoor ...
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, May 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Celebrate women this Bike Month by dressing as your favorite female icon! There are lots to choose from: Las Ovas, Rosie the Riveter, She-Ra, Wonder Woman, The Suffragettes, The Notorious RBG, Riot Grrrls, and the list goes on and on and on….and on. —- A special ...
Movies in the Park Season Opening: “Inside Out” | Oakland
Friday, May 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Movies in the Park Season Opening:
Come out for the season opening of Movies in the Park for a showing of the Disney Pixar hit Inside Out. After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness – conflict on ...
“How to Never Get Old” Scientists Discuss Real Age Reversal | Stanford
What if you or your parents don’t have to get old and live forever? It is proven to be possible (with results) by Dr. Aubrey de Grey. Science Fiction Society of Silicon Valley and Evgeni DjWizard Duhovny present Dr. Aubrey de Grey live at Stanford with a TED-style talk ...
Win Tix: LCD Soundsystem Tribute & Berlin-Style Ping Pong Party | SF
Friday, May 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Verdi Club
Sing songs and ping pongs all night longs, at I’m Losing My Edge: “LCD Soundsystem” vs. Everything They Mention in “Losing My Edge.” Enjoy North American Scum, The Band as the band, DJs Tristes Tropiques, Nutzeffekt and Nick Pal as Can, Captain Beefheart, and many, ...
Pay-What-You-Can Theater: “The Most Dangerous Highway in the World” | SF
Friday, May 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay what you can at the door, cash only
| Thick House
Pay-What-You-Can Theater:

A fearless eight-year old businessman makes his living directing traffic with a soda bottle on the highway connecting Jalalabad to Kabul. Soldiers, accidents, and ghosts are no match for this little fighter with a knack for surviving the toughest challenges. Inspired by a New York ...

Win Tix: Under the Golden Gate Live | Doc’s Lab
Friday, May 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Doc's Lab
Sometimes the coolest things are found under bridges, treasure, trolls that give you riddles, and the hilarious underground web series “Under the Golden Gate Bridge: Live.” With the Bay’s best burlesque, drag, comedy, performance art, bands, hipsters, indie culture, and more, this event is sure ...
Cinco de Mayo Live Music Party: Afro-Brazilian & Peruvian Beats | East Bay
Friday, May 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Fireside Lounge
Cinco de Mayo Live Music Party: Afro-Brazilian & Peruvian Beats | East Bay
Continue the celebrations with 3 sets of booty shaking music. Sang Matiz has been performing for 6 years, fusing World and Afro-Brazilian/Peruvian beats with contemporary rhythms such as Pop, Jazz, and Funk. Thanks to a grant awarded by TheCalifornia Arts Council Endowment for the Artsand The ...
Win Tix: Rap & Hip-Hop Megastar Jadakiss | Social Hall
Friday, May 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Social Hall SF
Jadakiss has earned this. When you litter two decades of hip-hop with landmark verses, when you roll with some of the most formidable crews to ever huddle up in the rap game and still make a name for yourself as a solo artist, when you’ve ...
Win Tix: Funcheap’s Big Pop-Up Comedy Weekend | SoMa
Friday, May 6 – 9:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Folsom Street Foundry
Funcheap takes over Folsom Street Foundry with #HellaFunny and converts it into a pop-up comedy club for two nights of awesome Bay Area laughs. > Get Tickets We’ve hand-picked some of the Bay Area’s best comedians from Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC), ViceLand, USO Tour and more. ...
Win Tix: Tom Green (MTV) Comedy Show | Cobb’s Comedy Club
Friday, May 6 – 10:15 pm | Cost: WIN | Cobb's Comedy Club
The one-time star of MTV’s the Tom Green Show and the now-time star of the Tom Green Radio podcast, Tom Green, the myth, the man, the legend himself, is ready to put his bum on you at Cobb’s Comedy Club. Having already conquered the comedy ...
Win Tix: Boyonce’ Fierce Friday Drag Show | Club OMG
Friday, May 6 – 10:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Club OMG
Come celebrate her majesty the Queen Bee herself when Boyoncé & the Ladies of San Francisco team up to bring you a night of fierceness Sasha herself would bow down to. > Buy Tickets – Use code FUNCHEAPSF to save 10% Held at OMG Nightclub, grab all ...

Saturday, May 7

2016 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Valencia St. (21st to 24th)
2016 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
Enjoy Cinco de Mayo in the Mission with an annual all day family-friendly celebration held as a block party on Valencia Street with live music, cultural performances, and more. 12th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival Saturday, May 7, 2016 | 10 am to 6 pm Valencia between 21st and 24th, Mission ...
Free Comic Book Day 2016
Saturday, May 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Free Comic Book Day 2016

Free Comic Book Day is an annual tradition, held the first Saturday in May each year, where participating comic book shops give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their stores. The comics you can get vary from store to store, but highlights from ...

Bungalows of Westwood Park: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, May 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Ocean & Faxon Avenues
Bungalows of Westwood Park: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Craftsman, English Tudor, Spanish Revival, Colonial Revival… you’ll see all these styles and more strolling through this west side neighborhood of 650 cozy bungalows built for middle class San Franciscans in the early 20th century. Location: Meet at Ocean & Faxon Avenues
2016 Car-topia: Hot Rod & Custom 1920-60s Classic Car Show | Jack London Sq.
Saturday, May 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2016 Car-topia: Hot Rod & Custom 1920-60s Classic Car Show | Jack London Sq.
Jack London Square rolls dozens of classics, retro models and modern muscle cars onto the Oakland waterfront, for a Car-topia auto extravaganza from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday, May 7, 2016. From car buffs to casual enthusiasts, everyone is invited check-out these rare and beautiful ...
Rare Guided Hiking Tour of Mt. Davidson | SF
Saturday, May 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size. Rain cancels.
| Mount Davidson Summit Cross
Rare Guided Hiking Tour of Mt. Davidson | SF
Explore the inspired history of San Francisco’s highest hill on this vigorous hike through a 38-acre nature preserve to the amazing view and gigantic monument at its 938 ft. high summit. Steep trails which can be windy and muddy. Wear a jacket and sturdy shoes. No ...
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 ...

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park

Explore SF’s natural areas with a free guided nature walk while socializing with new friends, feeling fit, and finding new inspiration in our city’s native plants and wildlife. All walks start at 10:00am are Free, and require no pre-registration. Free Saturday Nature Walks | Schedule Golden ...

UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health Street Fair | SF
Saturday, May 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | UCSF Women's Health Center
UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women's Health Street Fair | SF
The UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a festive street fair. The event will begin with a keynote address from Congresswoman Jackie Speier, followed by a day of live music & entertainment, food, fun & games, and more. Tasty ...
Timbuk2 Warehouse Sale: 70% Off + $20 Gift Cards | SF
Timbuk2 Warehouse Sale: 70% Off + $20 Gift Cards | SF

Born and bred on the backs of San Francisco bike messengers, Timbuk2 builds tough-as-Hell messenger bags, backpacks, duffles & travel bags. This weekend (May 7-8, 2016 10am to 6pm) at their Factory store in the Mission their having a massive sample sale (there’s usually one two of these a ...

Win Tix: Timbuk2 $100 Gift Card Born and bred on the backs of San Francisco bike messengers, Timbuk2 builds tough-as-Hell messenger bags, backpacks, duffles & travel bags. This weekend (May 7-8, 2016 10am to 6pm) at their Factory store in the Mission their having a massive sample sale (there’s usually one two of these a year) ...