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Friday, March 2

Rotunda Dance Series | SF City Hall
Friday, March 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series | SF City Hall

The “Rotunda Dance Series” is a set of  free monthly dance performances in San Francisco City Hall’s extraordinary rotunda, Dancers’ Group and World Arts West have once again partnered to bring audiences lunchtime glimpses into movement and musical traditions from around the world. Set amidst the ...

DJ Jon Sugar on Revolutions Matinee Editions | Amoeba SF
Friday, March 2 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
DJ Jon Sugar on Revolutions Matinee Editions | Amoeba SF
Join them on Friday, March 2nd at 3 pm as they welcome special guest and local legend DJ Jon Sugar for a matinee edition of Revolutions. A musician, comedian, and writer, Sugar formed the Jon Sugar Band in the late seventies and performed for numerous music ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party: 2018 Season Kick Off | Fort Mason
Friday, March 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

More than 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 ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, March 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown Northgate) springs to life with galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local ...

Ocean Beach Bonfire Night | SF
Friday, March 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach Fire Pits
Ocean Beach Bonfire Night | SF
Get out to Ocean Beach and enjoy a beautiful evening of a bonfire, games, and interesting conversations. Ocean Beach Bonfire Night Friday, March 2, 2018 | 5 pm- 11 pm Ocean Beach, San Francisco FREE but bring firewood & drinks What to Bring: Warm clothes Beach blanket or chair Snacks and beverages to ...
“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, March 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen

This is your monthly chance  to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. Your favorite chefs in the kitchen, and you can walk through and taste their favorite new recipes. Plus there’s beer. What could be better? The monthly Batch Made Market highlights ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, March 2 – 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. Oakland Art Murmur presents a free monthly evening art walk, known as the ‘Art Murmur’, when visual arts venues are collectively open to ...

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, March 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regularly admission is $18 ...

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, March 2 – 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 ...

Bayview First Fridays: Beer, Whiskey & Free Concert | Seven Stills
Friday, March 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Seven Stills Brewery & Distillery (Bayview)
Bayview First Fridays: Beer, Whiskey & Free Concert | Seven Stills

Join Seven Stills every first Friday of the month for a free concert featuring a different band each month. Their neighbors at Laughing Monk will have your karaoke fix and a food truck will be running outside. Bayview First Fridays Every First Friday | 7-10pm ...

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, March 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

  San Francisco Bike Party  (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held ...

Saturday, March 3

California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Russian Hill & SOMA
Saturday, March 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Russian Hill & SOMA

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 ...

59th White Elephant Sale: 96,000 Sq Ft Rummage Sale | Oakland
Saturday, March 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | White Elephant Sale Warehouse
59th 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. 59th Annual White Elephant Sale Sat-Sun, March 3-4, 2018 | 10 am to 4 pm White Elephant Sale Warehouse, 33 Lancaster St., Oakland ...

Goorin Bros. Sweet $15 Hats & Annual Spring Sample Sale | SF
Saturday, March 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry, but bring money for hats of course.
| Goorin Bros HQ
Goorin Bros. Sweet $15 Hats & Annual Spring Sample Sale | SF

Looking to compliment your new springtime look? Goorin Bros., the fourth-generation, family-owned San Francisco-based company of bold hatmakers, will host a three-day sample sale at the company’s Howard Street headquarters. Heads up to the Great hat folks of the Bay Area. Join the first Sample Sale ...

“Tech Jobs” Career Fair & Speed Mentoring Tour | Castro Theatre
Saturday, March 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Castro Theatre
Come for the speed mentoring and product demos, stay for the high-fives and ultra-diverse networking. Learn more about your career development, recruiting and retaining non-traditional tech talent, and more. Tech Jobs Tour will convene thousands of influencers and innovators across all areas of technology. They especially ...
Magnolia Plant Sale | SF Botanical Garden
Magnolia Plant Sale | SF Botanical Garden

One of San Francisco’s most breathtaking natural marvels, the annual bloom of nearly 100 rare and historic magnolias with trees reaching 80 feet, is typically at its peak from mid-January through March at the SF Botanical Garden. 2018 Update: First Blooms are Here! Peak in Early Feb – As ...

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 seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, CJM and Oakland Museum of ...

Volunteer at SF Botanical Garden for 2018: Info Tour | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, March 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| San Francisco County Fair Building
Volunteer at SF Botanical Garden for 2018: Info Tour | Golden Gate Park

Volunteers contribute more than 40,000 hours of service to the Garden each year, supporting horticulture, leading children’s walks and public tours, propagating plants, and so much more. If you’re interested in getting involved, join in for a one-hour walking tour of the Garden and learn ...

38th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF
Saturday, March 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE, but bring along some cash for food purchases
| Davis Senior Center
38th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF
Bayview Hunters Point’s longest-running annual event, the Black Cuisine Festival, was created to highlight culinary talents passed through generations. The Black Cuisine Festival shares delectable food rooted in African American tradition, bringing people together for a little taste of soul. 2018 Black Cuisine Festival Saturday, March 3, 2018 ...
2018 San Francisco History Days | Old Mint
Saturday, March 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Historic San Francisco Mint
2018 San Francisco History Days | Old Mint

Explore San Francisco’s amazing history at the annual San Francisco History Expo as the Old Mint becomes a series of pop-up museums of San Francisco history with more than 75 exhibitors. 2018 San Francisco History Days – Saturday, March 3 | 11 am to 5 pm ...

Peet’s Coffee Free Saturday Guided Tasting Series | SF
Peet's Coffee Free Saturday Guided Tasting Series | SF

Like wine, there are so many varieties of coffee that tasting them all can be somewhat overwhelming. Guided Tastings allow you to experience the flavor characteristics of a particular coffee and compare it to another coffee from the same or different growing region or processing ...

2018 Dash and Splash: Feel the Thrill of the Chill | SF
Saturday, March 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Must raise a minimum of $125 to participate.
| Aquatic Park
2018 Dash and Splash: Feel the Thrill of the Chill | SF
Delight at watching other people freeze their tail ends off by taking a plunge in the park for a good cause in Aquatic Park San Francisco City; it’s time for the Dash and Splash to benefit the Special Olympics of Northern California. Unlike the Escape From ...
Capay Mills’ Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, March 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Capay Mills' Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and highlighting one of their market seller-farmers. Grain farmer David Kaisel of Capay Mills offers stone-ground flour milled from heirloom wheat on the 15-acre farm in Capay. ...
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, March 3 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, March 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...

Sunday, March 4

March Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
March Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Chinatown & Hayes Valley
Sunday, March 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Chinatown & Hayes Valley

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 ...

59th White Elephant Sale: 96,000 Sq Ft Rummage Sale | Oakland
Sunday, March 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | White Elephant Sale Warehouse
59th 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. 59th Annual White Elephant Sale Sat-Sun, March 3-4, 2018 | 10 am to 4 pm White Elephant Sale Warehouse, 33 Lancaster St., Oakland ...

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, March 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Free First Sunday Admission for main galleries: Normally $15 for general ...

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, March 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...