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Tuesday, April 4

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, April 4 – 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 $15 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission is free (special ...

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, April 4 – 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: ...

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park
Tuesday, April 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park

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 ...

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, April 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of Craft and Design
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

Enjoy free admission to the Museum of Craft and Design on the first Tuesday of every month. After six years in Union Square and two years of pop-ups, the Museum of Craft & Design opened up their permanent location in the historic American Industrial Center in San Francisco’s ...

Free Cone Day 2017 | Ben & Jerry’s
Tuesday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ben & Jerry's (Haight St.)
Free Cone Day 2017 | Ben & Jerry's
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s, and you know what that means… free ice cream for you. As long as you don’t mind waiting in really long lines, almost all Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops in the Bay Area (and around ...
$5 Tickets: Oakland A’s vs. Houston Astros | Oakland
Tuesday, April 4 – 7:05 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
$5 Tickets: Oakland A's vs. Houston Astros | Oakland

Oakland A’s single game tickets are on sale and there are $5 tickets to select home games available thanks to BARTable. Tickets are good for the sorta crappy seats in the Plaza Outfield and Reserved sections, but hey, ya get what ya pay for. Tickets will be available online ...

Wednesday, April 5

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, April 5 – 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 ...

Season Opening: $1 Book Sale | SF Main Library
Wednesday, April 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| San Francisco Main Library
Season Opening: $1 Book Sale | SF Main Library

Starting this April, the San Francisco Public Library host weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library. All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco Public Library. ...

“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF
Wednesday, April 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kozy Kar Bar

Produced by three of San Francisco’s favorite comedians: Zack Chapaloni, Joe Gorman and Joey Avery;  Kozy Kar presents The Dirty Show. This standup comedy show features a wide variety of all types of humor, combining local and television talent at 8 pm every first Wednesday at ...

Win Tix: Jacques Greene: Techno Producer / DJ | Swedish American Hall
Wednesday, April 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Swedish American Hall
Jacques Greene is the enigmatic, young artist who broke out of a generation of independent electronic labels. > Get Tickets – $15 21+ Jacques Greene crafted a musical blueprint that inspired a generation who were raised on, and looked to bring together the intersection of contemporary music ...

Thursday, April 6

Walk to Work Day 2017: Free Coffee & Free Breakfast Snacks | SF
Walk to Work Day 2017: Free Coffee & Free Breakfast Snacks | SF
San Francisco was the nation’s first city to officially launch Walk to Work Day  – walking just 15 minutes of your commute counts and your efforts be rewarded with some free goodies. Be a part of this fun and festive day of encouragement celebrating the most healthy, ...
Oakland Earth Expo 2017: Demos, Giveaways & Food Trucks | Oakland
Thursday, April 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Earth Expo 2017: Demos, Giveaways & Food Trucks | Oakland
Renew your commitment to a cleaner, greener, healthier Oakland and you at the Oakland Earth Expo highlighting transportation, environmental health, waste reduction, water, energy, urban design, urban nature and community themes. 22nd Annual Oakland Earth Expo  Thursday, April 6, 2017 | 10 am to 2 pm Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland FREE Approximately ...
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, April 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...

The Board Match: 2017 Non-Profit & Volunteering Fair | Union Square
Thursday, April 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco Bay Area
The Board Match: 2017 Non-Profit & Volunteering Fair | Union Square
Looking for ways to give your time, talent, and energy in a meaningful way? Join a nonprofit board. The Board Match is a job-fair style event featuring around 150 Bay Area nonprofits whose reps talk to interested candidates about volunteering to serve on their organization’s board of ...
Exploratorium After Dark: Cannabis | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Cannabis | Pier 15
Come and join them as they discuss one of the most controversial topics there is, Cannabis.
Collectible NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, April 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Collectible NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Show them yours and they’ll show you theirs—collections that is. This week, NightLife salutes the time-tested art and science of collecting. From life forms discovered at the darkest depths of the ocean to space objects collected after crashing through the atmosphere—they’ve got it all.

Friday, April 7

2017 Sidewalk Arts & Crafts Show: Friday | West Portal
Friday, April 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | West Portal Avenue
2017 Sidewalk Arts & Crafts Show: Friday | West Portal

West Portal’s 29th Annual Fine Arts and Crafts Show takes place in the heart of one of San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood from 10 am to 5 pm April 7-9, 2017. Local residents and tourists alike flock to admire the works of more than 40 artists displaying ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, April 7 – 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 ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, April 7 – 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 ...

“Dubz Against the World” Art Show | SF
Friday, April 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance and $10 at the door.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
Are you a member of Dub Nation? Well, this is the event for you. Come and join #DubzAgainstTheWorld SF on April 7-9, 2017 where you will find art exhibits of more than 30 artists, music, sneakers, games, and food trucks. This is a family friendly so bring ...
Asian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland
Friday, April 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
| Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Asian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland

Come out for a night of fun and creativity as the Oakland Asian Cultural Center hosts First Fridays, an evening of art, performance, workshops and games every first Friday of the month. The OACC builds vibrant communities through Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) arts and culture programs ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, April 7 – 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. Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open to the public from 6-9 pm. Additionally Telegraph above Grand and below 27th is closed ...

First Friday Roller Boogie Street Jam | Oakland
Friday, April 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 23rd & Telegraph
First Friday Roller Boogie Street Jam | Oakland

Get your roller boogie on to some good music at the next First Friday street party in Oakland on the corner of 23rd and Telegraph. Bring your skates and come dance. It’s First Friday, and that means you’ll also get to enjoy lots of food ...

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, April 7 – 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, April 7 – 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 ...

“Taco Talks” Live w/ Julio Salgado | SFAC
Friday, April 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SFAC Main Gallery
SFAC Galleries invites undocumented and queer artist Julio Salgado to host a live edition of Taco Talks. Produced by Culturestrike, Taco Talks is an online video platform where each episode features interviews with local activist artists about who they are, their art and processes, and ...
“Nasty Women” Art Exhibition | Oakland
Friday, April 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP for shorter lines to the opening night. But it's not required.
| Omi Gallery
This is a group exhibition that serves to demonstrate solidarity among female artists and allies who identify with being a Nasty Woman in the face of threats to roll back women’s rights, individual rights, abortion rights, immigration rights and racial justice.  It also serves as a ...
2017 Art Explosion Spring Open Studios: Opening Gala | SF
Friday, April 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Arts Gallery
2017 Art Explosion Spring Open Studios: Opening Gala | SF

Art Explosion Studios, the city’s largest artist collective, is holding its annual Spring Open Studios in the Mission District. Come see over 100 artists as they open their studios to exhibit their work. Painters, sculptures, photographers, fashion designers and jewelers will be showing so there will ...

Awesöme Orchestra Collective: Music From “Mission: Impossible” | Oakland
Friday, April 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required; donations are welcome.
| Drake’s Dealership
Awesöme Orchestra Collective: Music From
Join Awesöme Orchestra during Oakland Art Murmur’s First Friday at Drake’s Dealership. Bringing 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: 7:00 PM – Lalo Schifrin – ...
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, April 7 – 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 ...