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Saturday, May 7

Win Tix: 4th Annual Brewtastic Beer Bash | SF
Saturday, May 7 – 2:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Use code FUNCHEAP for $10 off tickets. $35 (Earlybird) for unlimited tastings
| Mayes Oyster House
Prepare your palate for unlimited tastings from local brewers of the Sirwasa Brewing Collective at the 4th Annual Brewtastic Bash at Mayes Oyster House benefiting Family House, Inc. > Save $10 on Tickets: Grab your tickets now and save $10 if you’re one of the first 20 ...
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, May 7 – 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 ...

Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party & Dance Off | NoPa
Saturday, May 7 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Madrone Art Bar
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party & Dance Off | NoPa
This monthly dance party at Madrone will turn into a tribute to two stars lost too soon. DJ Dave Paul plays album cuts, b-sides, un-released tracks, remixes and the hits from the two artists as well as songs by ancillary acts. The music is far from ...

Sunday, May 8

Free Admission for Moms | SF Zoo
Free Admission for Moms | SF Zoo
Join Sukari, their African Lion, and her cub as well as a host of other “mom” animals as the San Francisco Zoo celebrates Mother’s Day 2016. Mothers accompanied by their children will receive free admission to the SF Zoo in honor of Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, 2016. The ...
Moms Get In Free at Charles Schulz Museum | Santa Rosa
Sunday, May 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free for moms, $10 for adults and $5 for youth and seniors.
| Charles M. Schulz Museum
Moms Get In Free at Charles Schulz Museum | Santa Rosa
In celebration of Mother’s Day, all mothers receive free admission to the Charles M. Schulz Museum on Sunday, May 8, 2016. Admission is free for moms, $10 for adults and $5 for youth and seniors. Free admission is most likely based on an honor system, but we’re ...
Exploratorium Free Day: Mother’s Day 2016 | SF
Sunday, May 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Day: Mother's Day 2016 | SF
The Exploratorium will celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8, 2016 by offering free admission to all visitors (not just for Mothers).
Free Admission For Moms: Ruth Bancroft Succulent Garden | Walnut Creek
Sunday, May 8 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10/adults; $8/students and seniors, children under 12 free
| Ruth Bancroft Garden
Free Admission For Moms: Ruth Bancroft Succulent Garden | Walnut Creek
Bring Mom to the Ruth Bancroft Succulent Garden for the annual Mother’s Day outdoor celebration for the whole family:  have a picnic, take a tour, get a gift, and make crafts. Relax in the Garden on a beautiful Spring day. Bring a picnic along for everyone ...
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 ...

Very Vegan Sundays – Mother’s Day edition
Sunday, May 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Very Vegan Sundays - Mother's Day edition

Continuing a tradition and back by popular demand, Funcheap and SoMa StrEat Food Park bring you Very Vegan Sundays. We’ll have lots food trucks, popup vendors, vegan beer, vegan Mimosas, and lots of vegan specials. Join up with hundreds of fellow vegans at a monthly series at SoMa StrEat ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Get ready for yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, a lively atmosphere and ...

75th Annual Mother’s Day Rose Show | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, May 8 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
75th Annual Mother's Day Rose Show | Golden Gate Park
The San Francisco Rose Society continues its tradition with the annual Mother’s Day Rose Show at Golden Gate Park’s Hall of Flowers with a rose showcase in the exhibition hall. Rose society members and consulting rosarians will be on hand to discuss rose care and answer rose-related ...
Slow Research Lab: Modern Dance of Possibilities | SF
Sunday, May 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Slow Research Lab: Modern Dance of Possibilities | SF
Dutch artist Maria Blaisse creates works that blur distinctions between costume and sculpture, encouraging a symbiotic interplay of body, material, form, and context. For Mother’s Day, a group of local choreographers, dancers and architects join Blaisse and the Netherlands-based curatorial platform Slow Research Lab for a ...

Monday, May 9

SFMade Week 2016: Factory Tours & Tastings | SF
Monday, May 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Tours are either Free with RSVP, or $5
| All Over San Francisco
SFMade Week 2016: Factory Tours & Tastings | SF

SFMade Week 2016 is the annual weeklong celebration that champions locally made products, their makers and their people. The week features over 40 events at local factories and retailers, including factory tours, demos and shopping events. 2016 SFMade Week May 9 – 15, 2016 All ...

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, May 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at 6:30 pm, followed by the feature film. Use #cyberpunkcinema during the event to share ...

Tuesday, May 10

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden
Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,000 different kinds ...

Litquake Poetry & Bluegrass Outdoor Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Tuesday, May 10 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Yerba Buena Gardens (Jessie Square)
Litquake Poetry & Bluegrass Outdoor Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Lines and lyrics from Litquake Nation. Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors. Your poets for the day: Tongo Eisen-Martin Leticia Hernández-Linares Randall Mann Kathleen Winter Musical guest: With his energetic performances, unique instrumental stylings, and ...
Kara’s Cupcakes Factory Tour & Tasting | SoMa
Tuesday, May 10 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Kara's Cupcakes
Kara's Cupcakes Factory Tour & Tasting | SoMa
Kara’s Cupcakes carefully bakes in small batches by hand each day using the finest ingredients sourced from local, sustainable, and whenever possible, organic producers. Their pastry and development kitchen is open to the public on the afternoon of May 10th for a tour and tasting with the ...

Wednesday, May 11

SFMade Week 2016: Free Factory Tours & Tastings | SF
Wednesday, May 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Tours are either Free with RSVP, or $5
| All Over San Francisco
SFMade Week 2016: Free Factory Tours & Tastings | SF

SFMade Week 2016 is the annual weeklong celebration that champions locally made products, their makers and their people. The week features over 40 events at local factories and retailers, including factory tours, demos and shopping events. 2016 SFMade Week May 9 – 15, 2016 All ...

Haight-Ashbury: A Musical Trip of the ’60s | Wild SF Tour
Haight-Ashbury: A Musical Trip of the '60s | Wild SF Tour

The quirky, hip historians at Wild SF Tours invite you for an unforgettable through the Hippie heyday of the Haight-Ashbury. Armed with a mini-guitar, your witty troubadour and historian-guide shares tales of Janis Joplin, the Grateful Dead, Hell’s Angels, the Diggers, Ken Kesey’s Acid Tests, the ...

Bay Area’s Spark Discovery Day: Career-based Projects, Food Trucks & Raffle Prizes | SF
Wednesday, May 11 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Raffle tickets are for purchase at $10.
| Justin Herman Plaza
Bay Area's Spark Discovery Day: Career-based Projects, Food Trucks & Raffle Prizes | SF
See Bay Area students in action! Spark Discovery Day is an opportunity to discover the creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship of San Francisco Bay Area’s middle school youth. The science fair-style event is open to the public. In attendance will be over 800 people representing all aspects ...

Thursday, May 12

Opening Night: “Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, May 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn
Opening Night:

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 from mid-May to October. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax ...

Origins NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, May 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*21+ event, ID required for entry.
| California Academy of Sciences
Origins NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Explore the origins of life with a deep-thinking line-up of talks presented by Wonderfest, a long-standing Bay Area nonprofit inspired by curiosity and dedicated to sharing science with the public. Hear how the Universe evolved from smooth to lumpy with UC Berkeley astrophysicist Eliot Quataert Explore how ...

Friday, May 13

SFMade Week 2016: Free Factory Tours & Tastings | SF
Friday, May 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Tours are either Free with RSVP, or $5
| All Over San Francisco
SFMade Week 2016: Free Factory Tours & Tastings | SF

SFMade Week 2016 is the annual weeklong celebration that champions locally made products, their makers and their people. The week features over 40 events at local factories and retailers, including factory tours, demos and shopping events. 2016 SFMade Week May 9 – 15, 2016 All ...

Rotunda Dance Series: Academy of Danse Libre & Cypress String Quartet | SF City Hall
Friday, May 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Academy of Danse Libre & Cypress String Quartet | SF City Hall
Join them for a performance by the Academy of Danse Libre and Cypress String Quartet. The high-profile Rotunda Dance Series brings many of the Bay Area’s most celebrated dance companies to San Francisco City Hall’s rotunda space for free monthly noontime performances.
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, May 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 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 of ...

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, May 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the second Friday of the month with upwards of 400 riders usually meeting at an East ...

Sad Comedy & Free Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland
Friday, May 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
| Sycamore Co-Op
Sad Comedy & Free Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland

Sad Comedy is Oakland’s DIY comedy show that features a lineup of some of the Bay Area’s best comedians, a new musical act every month, and a hearty helping of free, vegan homemade soup for every audience member. Free, but an RSVP to sadcomedyrsvp@gmail.com is required. Doors at ...

Saturday, May 14

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

Observe the magnificent Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior over six Saturdays during the spring nesting season in April and May. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in and out of ...

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, May 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. In addition to shopping for one-of-a-kind items, there are food and craft beers ...

Con Brio, Duniya Dance & Drum Company R&B Afternoon | SF
Saturday, May 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Con Brio, Duniya Dance & Drum Company R&B Afternoon | SF
New school soul meets old world grooves. Today’s program features two of the most exciting acts to emerge from the Bay Area in the past decade and a fantastic theater performance. Propelled by the snake-hipped young vocal phenom Ziek McCarter, Con Brio extends the dance-inducing funk ...