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Saturday, November 4

Pinterest & SFMade “38Makers” Holiday Gift Fair | SF
Pinterest & SFMade
38Makers kicks off the season with an early gift fair specially curated by Pinterest for shoppers looking for artisan, locally-made gifts in a unique and festive setting inside the colorful and pintastic Pinterest headquarters. Imagine you stumble upon a Pinterest board of hand-picked holiday gifts from makers ...
2017 SF Open Studios Weekend | Marina
Saturday, November 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
2017 SF Open Studios Weekend | Marina

San Francisco comes alive with art this October and November as ArtSpan presents the 42nd Anniversary of SF Open Studios – the oldest and largest event of its kind in the country, featuring 800 artists. It’s an unrivaled opportunity for art patrons, collectors, and admirers ...

SF Open Studios 2017 | Marina, Pacific Heights, Tenderloin, Russian Hill
Saturday, November 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2017 | Marina, Pacific Heights, Tenderloin, Russian Hill

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long, city-wide art event that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios over four weekends in October and November. Each weekend, art patrons, admirers, and collectors ...

Patchwork Show: A Modern Makers Festival | Oakland
Saturday, November 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Patchwork Show: A Modern Makers Festival | Oakland
Shop handmade and independent goods from 150+ local makers, crafters, designers and food artisans alongside DIY craft workshops, food trucks and indie music at Patchwork Show in Oakland.
$44 Tix: San Francisco Vintners Market Fall 2017 | Fort Mason
Saturday, November 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: 45% Off*
*Use discount code FUNCHEAP for 45% off all tickets types
| Fort Mason Center
$44 Tix: San Francisco Vintners Market Fall 2017 | Fort Mason

San Francisco Vintners Market is back at Fort Mason again with a Fall 2017 wine showcase of up to 200 top notch wineries, so you can sample the wines on display and buy them on the spot. The event features three hours of tastings from ...

How to Get Free Tickets to the San Francisco Symphony | SF
Saturday, November 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Subject to availability
| Davies Symphony Hall
How to Get Free Tickets to the San Francisco Symphony | SF
A new season of the San Francisco Symphony has begun. Complimentary tickets for the following November Symphony show are now available through the San Francisco Arts Commission. Join in as at Davies Symphony Hall for the 10th anniversary of the Symphony’s Day of the Dead celebration, ...
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, November 4 – 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, November 5

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, November 5 | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square

With more than 40 vendors, the Jack London Square Farmers Market offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options. The Jack London Square Farmers Market is operated by CUESA at Oakland’s Jack London Square on Sundays from 9 am to 2 pm, year ...

Daylight Savings Time 2017: “Fall Back” One Hour | Don’t Forget
Sunday, November 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Daylight Savings Time 2017:
They want you to have an extra hour to enjoy going out in their amazing city on Sunday, so this is a friendly Funcheap reminder that the clocks move back one hour late Saturday / early Sunday on November 5, 2017 at 2 am. So you’ll gain ...
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 ...

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, November 5 – 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 ...

2017 “Dog Day Afternoon”: 20 Vendors, Pet Party & Costume Contest | SoMa
Sunday, November 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Brannan & Delancey
2017
Pawtrero’s 11th annual “Dog Day Afternoon” is a big pet block party with live music, a pet costume contest, and lots of free goodies. 2017 Pawtero Dog Day Afternoon Sunday, November 5, 2017 | 11 am to 3 pm Brannan Street between Delancey and the Embarcadero, San Francisco FREE In 2017, ...
2017 SF Open Studios Weekend | Marina
Sunday, November 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
2017 SF Open Studios Weekend | Marina

San Francisco comes alive with art this October and November as ArtSpan presents the 42nd Anniversary of SF Open Studios – the oldest and largest event of its kind in the country, featuring 800 artists. It’s an unrivaled opportunity for art patrons, collectors, and admirers ...

SF Open Studios 2017 | Marina, Pacific Heights, Tenderloin, Russian Hill
Sunday, November 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2017 | Marina, Pacific Heights, Tenderloin, Russian Hill

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long, city-wide art event that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios over four weekends in October and November. Each weekend, art patrons, admirers, and collectors ...

$44 Tix: San Francisco Vintners Market Fall 2017 | Fort Mason
Sunday, November 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: 45% Off*
*Use discount code FUNCHEAP for 45% off all tickets types
| Fort Mason Center
$44 Tix: San Francisco Vintners Market Fall 2017 | Fort Mason

San Francisco Vintners Market is back at Fort Mason again with a Fall 2017 wine showcase of up to 200 top notch wineries, so you can sample the wines on display and buy them on the spot. The event features three hours of tastings from ...

Tuesday, November 7

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, November 7 – 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, November 7 – 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 that showcases 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: de ...

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, November 7 – 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 ...

Kronos String Quartet Concert | SF
Tuesday, November 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Kronos String Quartet Concert | SF
For more than 40 years, the Kronos Quartet—David Harrington (violin), John Sherba (violin), Hank Dutt (viola), and Sunny Yang (cello)—has pursued a singular artistic vision, combining a spirit of fearless exploration with a commitment to continually re-imagining the string quartet experience. In the process, Kronos has ...

Wednesday, November 8

See the Castro’s New Rainbow Lights | Harvey Milk Plaza
Wednesday, November 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Harvey Milk Plaza
See the Castro's New Rainbow Lights | Harvey Milk Plaza
Illuminate is the San Francisco arts nonprofit behind The Bay Lights and the illumination of the Conservatory of Flowers for the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love as well as Harvey’s Halo and “Hope will Never be Silent” in the Castro to honor Harvey ...
Shaping SF Lecture: Seth Eisen “Out of Site” | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, November 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: Seth Eisen
Seth Eisen/Eye Zen Presents and collaborators bring to life research and performance excerpts from their newest project, (a collaboration with Shaping SF)—a series of queer history performance-driven walking tours through the streets of San Francisco. This performative talk explores the ways that queer people have historically ...

Thursday, November 9

Brain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, November 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Brain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Join NightLife for an on-going event series that explores the brain and body with mind-expanding talks, cutting edge demos, and yoga sessions around the museum. All workshops presented by Yoga Tree, Yoga Works and Outdoor Yoga SF. Stay tuned for full event details.
Exploratorium After Dark: Animal Appetites | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Animal Appetites | Pier 15
Lose yourself in over 650 interactive exhibits exploring perception, art and science at our adults-only After Dark. Grab your friends and a drink and get immersed in mind-bending experiences and unique, thought-provoking programs. This November, join them for in-depth explorations of food, served with tastings, talks, ...
Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, November 9 – 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 ...

Friday, November 10

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 after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every time, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demos, hands-on art activities, and more. ...

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, November 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in the world. The walk is hosted by the Labyrinth Guild. Always check the Labyrinth website for ...

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, November 10 – 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 ...

Saturday, November 11

Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day Weekend 2017 | November 11-12
Saturday, November 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Muir Woods National Monument
Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day Weekend 2017 | November 11-12

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park. Yosemite park waves their ...

Presidio Bird Walks | SF
Saturday, November 11 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
Presidio Bird Walks | SF
Enjoy this family walk in the Presidio led by young birder Jonah Benningfield, accompanied by Presidio Trust staff Rebekah Berkov and Diony Gamoso. Enjoyable for birders of any level, from beginners to the pros. We hope to take full advantage of the west coast’s spectacular ...
2017 “Discovery Day” Free Science Festival Extravaganza | AT&T Park
2017
AT&T Park will be transformed into a science wonderland for the 7th annual concluding event of the Bay Area Science Festival for a free science extravaganza. Last year, more than 30,000 people enjoyed a non-stop program chock-full of interactive exhibits, experiments, games, and shows, all meant to entertain and ...