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Monday, September 5

Free Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter’s Tale | The Presidio
Monday, September 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Main Post Lawn
Free Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter's Tale | The Presidio

For the 33rd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of The Winter’s Tale. Luminous and heartbreaking, tragic and gloriously funny, The Winter’s Tale is the crowning achievement of Shakespeare’s late career, a magical tale that swoops across continents, generations, and genres to ...

Live at Lagunitas: Austin Rockers “White Demin” | Petaluma
Monday, September 5 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Austin Rockers
Free but an RSVP is required.

Tuesday, September 6

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, September 6 – 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. Free Admission Day: ...

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, September 6 – 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 | SF
Tuesday, September 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | SF

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 ...

Sketchy Tuesday: 2016 Architecture and the City Festival | SF
Tuesday, September 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| SFMOMA
Sketchy Tuesday: 2016 Architecture and the City Festival | SF
Sketchy Tuesday is an urban sketching adventure. Gather with a group of architects, sketchers, designers and enthusiasts one Tuesday each month at noon to sketch the city and chat with a great community. ​ Grab your own lunch, sketchbook and drawing utensil of choice and meet us ...
The Newbies Guide to Cannabis & the Industry | SF
Tuesday, September 6 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
The Newbies Guide to Cannabis & the Industry | SF
As California voters decide on a legalization ballot measure this November, international author and expert, Chris Conrad, will introduce his newest book and speak about the versatile cannabis plant, medical marijuana, and the newly emerging multi-billion dollar industry in legalized nonmedical marijuana and industrial hemp. ...
Wilco Listening Party, Cherry Pie & Coffee | Amoeba SF
Tuesday, September 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Wilco Listening Party, Cherry Pie & Coffee | Amoeba SF
Two very special new albums come out on Friday, September 9th. Come to Amoeba on Tuesday, September 6th to celebrate the vinyl vibes with an early listening party, treats, and prizes. Angelo Badalamenti’s original Twin Peaks soundtrack will be released on limited edition 180 gram damn ...
FitBit Local Workout: Yoga, Meditation & Breath Work | SF
Tuesday, September 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
FitBit Local Workout: Yoga, Meditation & Breath Work | SF
Join Fitbit Local Ambassadors Jeremy Falk and Caroline Jordan as you move, breathe and meditate with other like-minded peers. This September, it’s their goal to lift away your stress and refresh your mind, body and spirit. Flow through an all-levels yoga class followed by meditation and breath ...
Wilco Listening Party, Giveaways, Cherry Pie & Coffee | Amoeba Berkeley
Tuesday, September 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (Berkeley)
Wilco Listening Party, Giveaways, Cherry Pie & Coffee | Amoeba Berkeley
Two very special new albums come out on Friday, September 9th. Come to Amoeba on Tuesday, September 6th to celebrate the vinyl vibes with an early listening party, treats, and prizes. Angelo Badalamenti’s original Twin Peaks soundtrack will be released on limited edition 180 gram damn ...
Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar
Tuesday, September 6 – 9:00 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, September 7

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, September 7 – 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 ...

SF Zoo Free Admission Day
SF Zoo Free Admission Day

The San Francisco Zoo, Northern California’s largest zoological park and conservation center, periodically offers free admission for San Francisco residents. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all year round.  You’ll enjoy seeing the 250 different animal species in naturalistic surroundings, ...

Free Movie Screening: “Aftermath: Triumph Of A City” | SF Main Library
Wednesday, September 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Free Movie Screening:
Aftermath looks at the ways in which Christchurch took the opportunity after a massive earthquake to completely re-think the city’s design, focusing on long-term structural and environmental sustainability and livability, with the help and input of ordinary citizens, politicians, planners, and designers. After the screening, ...
Music in the Park: Speakeasy Jazz with “Cosmo Alleycats” | Albany
Wednesday, September 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Albany)
Music in the Park: Speakeasy Jazz with

Bring a picnic and a blanket, family and friends because it’s Music in the Park time again in Albany’s grassy Memorial Park. The 2016 concert series will be the 13th season of providing free concerts from 6:30-8 pm every Wednesday night in September. Don’t forget ...

Session 45: Awesome New Works Orchestra | Berkeley
Wednesday, September 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Fantasy Studios
Session 45: Awesome New Works Orchestra | Berkeley
Awesöme Orchestra will be reading through four short works by Bay Area composers in an all world premiere session. This session promises to be truly awesöme, where they’ll tackle three new orchestral pieces and even excerpts from an upcoming opera. They’ll be in Studio D with ...
“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night & Free Pizza | SF
Wednesday, September 7 – 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, September 8

Mass Bass: Live Music With Funky Sound & Progressive Politics | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, September 8 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Mass Bass: Live Music With Funky Sound & Progressive Politics | Yerba Buena Gardens
A seven-piece radical hip-hop soul collective from Oakland, Mass Bass grew out of an informal jam session hosted by activist-minded drummer Jay Conui and keyboardist Armael Malinis. Originally called Bandung 55, the group started honing an infectiously energetic sound at college campuses, community events and local ...
Creative Workshops & Live Music NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, September 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*21+ event, ID required for entry.
| California Academy of Sciences
Creative Workshops & Live Music NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
NightLife’s summer music series returns. Inspired by science and powered by sound, the Academy will transform into an oasis of music and art on one special night per month with NightLife Live. This September, rock out to lo-fi psychedelic riffs from White Fence—fronted by former Darker ...
Star Trek Trivia Night | Mountain View
Thursday, September 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but one person from participating group must register.
| Mountain View Public Library
Star Trek Trivia Night | Mountain View
Boldly go where no trivia team has gone before. Enter as a team of 2-4 friends, coworkers, or family members, and work together to answer Star Trek trivia questions. Free, but registration is required by a team member. Prizes will be awarded to the top trivia teams. Bonus point ...
City Star Party & Telescope Night | SF
Thursday, September 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lands End (Pt. Lobos)
City Star Party & Telescope Night | SF

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, September 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre
Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 7 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by actors and film makers. Bring some cash for popcorn and ...

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End
Thursday, September 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Point Lobos
City Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

2016 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema: Kick-Off Party, Films & Music | SF
Thursday, September 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
2016 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema: Kick-Off Party, Films & Music | SF
Master of Ceremonies: Ian Williams Opening Night Schedule: 7 pm to 8 pm: Reception and music performance by the electrifying trio, StringQuake 8 pm to 8:30 pm: “Best of Bernal” and “Spirit of Bernal” Awards Presentation 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm: Film Showing “Jimmy’s Dream” Jason Joseffer Music Video “STOP.” Julia ...

Friday, September 9

Bean-To-Cup: Sightglass Coffee Roasting Demo | Conservatory of Flowers
Bean-To-Cup: Sightglass Coffee Roasting Demo | Conservatory of Flowers

Check out a fun series of free outdoor activities that the Conservatory of Flowers is organizing on the terrace in front of the lovely old greenhouse. Starting August 12 and running through September 24, every Friday and Saturday from 1-4 pm, the Conservatory will be ...

Tech A Cappella Concert Night, Free Beer & Wine | Menlo College
Friday, September 9 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Menlo College
Tech A Cappella Concert Night, Free Beer & Wine | Menlo College
Please note that this event has been moved to September 9, 2016.
Friday Nights at the de Young: Fiddle Music & Art-Making Stations | SF
Friday Nights at the de Young: Fiddle Music & Art-Making Stations | SF
Mixed-Media Art-Making Station with Tania Padilla Buchanan Court 6:00 pm Every week, Friday Nights at the de Young offers art-making activities to encourage everyone of all ages to tap into their creativity. James Turrell’s “Three Gems” open during Friday Nights Barbro Osher Sculpture Garden 6:00 pm Visit James Turrell’s Three Gems in ...
53% Off: 2016 Craft Spirits Carnival | Unlimited Tastings of 100+ Ultra-Premium Spirits
53% Off: 2016 Craft Spirits Carnival | Unlimited Tastings of 100+ Ultra-Premium Spirits

Celebrate the craft spirits movement with a grand selection of over 100 ultra-premium spirits from around the world at the 2016 Craft Spirits Carnival – a huge festival at the City View at Metreon on September 9-10. Funcheap has an exclusive code for you to get your ...

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, September 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in the world. We offer an introduction to the labyrinth every month and feature a musician playing live music. The musician this month is Amber Field, who will play her ...
Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Kicks” | AMC Metreon 16
Friday, September 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Metreon 16
Free Sneak Preview Movie:
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Kicks,” the debut film from director Justin Tipping about a teen from the Bay Area whose favorite pair of shoes get stolen and he decides to embark on a mission to retrieve them. Free Film Screening: Kicks September 9, 2016 ...