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Friday, April 25

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, April 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 32 food trucks and street food carts in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party. Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-11 pm at the historic waterfront campus of Fort Mason ...

Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demos, hands-on art activities, ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Cyprian’s
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held once a month on the second Friday and last Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an ...

Hip Hop Concert w/ Pep Love of Hieroglyphics | Berkeley
Friday, April 25 – 6:30 pm | | Berkeley Public Library (South Branch)
Hip Hop Concert w/ Pep Love of Hieroglyphics | Berkeley

Enjoy a free positive hip-hop performance by Pep Love of the Hieroglyphics. This legendary Bay Area musical act will be joined by a DJ spinning and mixing tracks. Refreshments will be provided. This event is open to all ages with a special welcome to teens …

“Under the Influence” Reading Performance Series | North Beach
Friday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation to support the venue. Nobody turned away for lack of funds
| The Emerald Tablet

The Emerald Tablet in North Beach hosts a homegrown reading performance series, Under the Influence, co-created and hosted with Quiet Lightning‘s Evan Karp. Four artists read works by some of their major influences, followed by original work performances created for the show that channels that ...

Win Tix: $5 Classic Movie Night: Joan Crawford is “Mildred Pierce”| Paramount Theatre
Friday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $5
| Paramount Theatre
$5 Classic Movie Night: Joan Crawford is

Shots ring out in the night and playboy Monte Beragon is found dead in a beach house. As police investigate the shooting, their inquiries zero in on Mildred Pierce (Joan Crawford) and her life story begins to emerge… Mildred left behind her humble beginnings as …

Saturday, April 26

Win Tix: Mozart’s Così Fan Tutte: NYC’s Met Opera Livecast | Daly City
Saturday, April 26 – 9:55 am | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $24 each.
| Century 20 Theater Daly City
Mozart's Così Fan Tutte: NYC's Met Opera Livecast | Daly City

The Metropolitan Opera presents a national live broadcast of Così Fan Tutte, Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love.
The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard are the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella, Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov are their lovers, with …

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

Come see the Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in and out of the nests brooding the chicks, feeding the chicks, etc. Interns ...

DogFest 2014: Pet Parade & Carnival | Duboce Park
Saturday, April 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Food and games for purchase and there's a registration fee for competing
| Duboce Park
DogFest 2014: Pet Parade & Carnival | Duboce Park

DogFest 2014 is a mutt-tastic festival at one of the most dog-friendly parks in the city and the biggest dog event in San Francisco.
Watch doggies compete for Best Trick, Best Costume, Best Coat, Best Ears and more, with celebrity judge Top Chef Chris Cosentino along …

Win Tix: 2014 Carnaval King & Queen Dance Contest | SF
Saturday, April 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
| Brava Theater
2014 Carnaval King & Queen Dance Contest | SF

Who will lead the 2014 Carnaval Grand Parade? Watch King and Queen contestants compete in a 3-minute dance in Carnaval costumes, sometimes accompanied by other dancers and musicians.
Although primarily a dance competition, performers can also play instruments and sing. The winners are selected based on …

Sunday, April 27

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly open-air flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers, makers, bakers, and more plus outdoor exhibits, scavenger hunts, and gourmet food trucks. The two-day flea market, which takes place the last weekend of every ...

Win Tix: “Off The Grid” Bloody Mary Kit | Picnic at the Presidio
Sunday, April 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Free admission to Picnic at Presidio, Bloody Mary Kits are $45, 21+ only
| Main Post Lawn

Come out to Off The Grid’s weekly picnic and food truck party at the Main Post lawn of the Presidio for sun, fun and cocktails.
One lucky FunCheaper will win a free Bloody Mary Kit which serves 4-5 people and comes with pre-mixed Bloody Marys, a bucket …

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Win Tix: Love/Make: The Bold Italic Wedding Expo | SF
Love/Make: The Bold Italic Wedding Expo | SF

The Bold Italic is throwing its first ever wedding expo, Love/Make, showing off the best of San Francisco’s indie-minded designs at a day-long event that brings together upwards of 40 unique local makers, caterers, venues and designers that want to help attendees craft a truly bespoke …

Instant Camera Photo Walk | Mission Dist.
Sunday, April 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Photobooth SF
Instant Camera Photo Walk | Mission Dist.

Bring your favorite Polaroid/Land or Frankenstein Instant camera and walking shoes and join Photobooth staff on a group photo walks through the Mission every last Sunday of the month. You’ll meet up at the end and show off our photo results. Show up a little ...

Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley
Sunday, April 27 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Arts Collective
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley

The Mixed Media Mixer is a monthly event with the goal of bringing artists across many platforms together with the intention of collaboration. A new collection of Bay Area artists, musicians, photographers and videographers come together every last Sunday of the month at the Firehouse Art Events Hangar. Bring ...

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, April 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm on every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if ...

Win Tix: The National Live In Concert | Greek Theatre
Sunday, April 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $49.50
| Greek Theatre
The National Live In Concert | Greek Theatre

Heartfelt and quietly anthemic indie rockers, The National, recently released ‘Trouble Will Find Me,’ the most self-assured collection of songs produced in their 14-year career.
From beginning to end, the latest album possesses the effortless and un-self-conscious groove of a downstream swimmer. It’s at times lush and …

Tuesday, April 29

Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Berkeley
Tuesday, April 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Berkeley BART
Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Berkeley

BART is inviting everyone to come check out the new life-size train model during 10 events when you can walk through the new trains and give your feedback between April 16 and May 9, 2014. It’s the final chance to say what you want before the ...

Wednesday, April 30

Win Tix: $200 Gift Card for A’s / Giants Tix | ScoreBig
Wednesday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: WIN*
*One Funcheap winner wins a $200 credit on ScoreBig
$200 Gift Card for A's / Giants Tix | ScoreBig

Funcheap is hooking up one lucky reader with a $200 gift certificate to use on ScoreBig.com towards tickets for the A’s and the Giants, the Warriors, Sharks, the Quakes, even concert and theater tickets if you’re so inclined.
Use your gift card to pay for nosebleeds at several …

Thursday, May 1

“Urban Air Night Market” Indie Mart, Food Trucks, $2 Beer | SoMa
Thursday, May 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Urban Air Market, San Francisco’s fashion festival, has joined forces with SoMa StrEat Food Park to bring you a weekly Thursday night market. This unique curated marketplace for sustainable design will feature food trucks, a beer garden and a different mix of vendors each week including top local ...

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, May 1 – 5:00 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, April 10 – June 26, 2014. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

Upper TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, May 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Upper TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

The Upper TL Art Walk makes 15-20 galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location is either a traditional gallery or a retail space with room dedicated to ...

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, May 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Cyprian’s
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF

All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in a communal setting at this free vegetarian dinner gathering. The dinner takes place the first Thursday of every month at 6 pm at St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church and is ...

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, May 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week. Thursdays from 6-10 pm Tickets are $12 ($10 for Academy members). Last entry is 9 pm. 21+ with valid ID.