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Thursday, February 22

Exploratorium After Dark: The Last Doubling & Drink Lab | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: The Last Doubling & Drink Lab | 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. Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world. Is growth ...
Secret Guest List: Free Cobb’s February Comedy Night | SF
Secret Guest List: Free Cobb's February Comedy Night  | SF

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often ...

Friday, February 23

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Richmond Dist. Residents
Friday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Richmond Dist. Residents

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 ...

SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Serenade” | SF
Friday, February 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Herbst Theatre
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Serenade” | SF
Masterpieces by two great Romantics, Antonín Dvořák and Johannes Brahms, share the stage in a concert which focusses almost exclusively on their fabulous woodwinds. A homage to Mozart, Dvořák’s Serenade in D minor is filled with Slavonic rhythms and displays the composer’s gift for graceful melodies. ...
2018 “Dre Day” DJ Bash | Oakland
Friday, February 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 early bird tickets / $20 general admission
| The Uptown Nightclub
2018
It’s “Dre Day” (aka Dr. Dre’s birthday), so come party at The Uptown Nightclub for the official Bay Area Dre Day celebration with a selection of DJs to keep the party bumping. 2018 Dre Day Friday, February 23, 2018 | 9 pm to 2 am The Uptown Nightclub, 1928 Telegraph ...

Saturday, February 24

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Cow Hollow Residents
Saturday, February 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Cow Hollow Residents

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 ...

2018 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF
Saturday, February 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Portsmouth Square
2018 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Chinatown. The Chinatown Community Street Fair takes place the weekend of the Chinese New Year Parade and is an opportunity to experience Chinese cultural arts such as Chinese folk dancing, opera, drumming and much more at the entertainment ...

Annual “Give Kids a Smile” Day: Free Dental Check-up, Screening & Goodies | SF
Saturday, February 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | University of the Pacific School of Dentistry
Annual
University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry will offer free dental check-ups and oral health screenings for children as part of a Give Kids A Smile event. The screenings will take place at the Dugoni School of Dentistry’s Pediatric Clinic on the San Francisco campus ...
Treasure Island Flea: Mardi Gras Special | SF
Saturday, February 24 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea: Mardi Gras Special | SF

The TreasureFest (formerly Treasure Island Flea) is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 25+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and ...

2018 Lunar New Year Celebration | Redwood City
Saturday, February 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
2018 Lunar New Year Celebration | Redwood City
Come to the 8th annual Lunar New Year Celebration in Redwood City featuring lion dancers, red panda acrobats, martial artists, taiko drummers, and other live performances for this celebration. Plus, there will be a free Kids Arts and Crafts Area on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The Lunar ...
Free Zoo Admission for Dogs: Chinese New Year Celebration & Dance Performances | SF Zoo
Free Zoo Admission for Dogs: Chinese New Year Celebration & Dance Performances | SF Zoo
Get into the San Francisco Zoo for free if you were born in the Year of the Dog (1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018)will receive free Zoo admission on that day to enjoy a day of Chinese New Year performances and activities at the zoo. 2018 ...
2018 Chinese New Year Parade | SF
Saturday, February 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2018 Chinese New Year Parade | SF
Named one of the world’s top ten parades, the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is the largest celebration of its kind outside of Asia. Typically, over 100 groups will participate in the parade and many of the floats and specialty groups will be featuring ...
City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Saturday, February 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Presidio Parade Grounds
City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Serenade” | Palo Alto
Saturday, February 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | First Palo Alto United Methodist Church
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Serenade” | Palo Alto
Masterpieces by two great Romantics, Antonín Dvořák and Johannes Brahms, share the stage in a concert which focusses almost exclusively on their fabulous woodwinds. A homage to Mozart, Dvořák’s Serenade in D minor is filled with Slavonic rhythms and displays the composer’s gift for graceful melodies. ...
Thrillhouse Records Winter Formal & 11th year Anniversary Party | SF
Thrillhouse Records Winter Formal & 11th year Anniversary Party | SF
Thrillhouse Records is turning 11 years old and they are celebrating with a huge party. This year their annual winter formal will be held at the Knockout. Bands this year will include: Fleshies The Bananas Midnite Snaxxx Robocop 3 Mabs Just like years previous, “dressing up” is required if you wanna get in for ...

Sunday, February 25

2018 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF
Sunday, February 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Portsmouth Square
2018 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Chinatown. The Chinatown Community Street Fair takes place the weekend of the Chinese New Year Parade and is an opportunity to experience Chinese cultural arts such as Chinese folk dancing, opera, drumming and much more at the entertainment ...

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Presidio & Western Addition Residents
Sunday, February 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Presidio & Western Addition Residents

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 ...

Treasure Island Flea: Mardi Gras Special | SF
Sunday, February 25 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea: Mardi Gras Special | SF

The TreasureFest (formerly Treasure Island Flea) is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 25+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and ...

SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Serenade” | Berkeley
Sunday, February 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John’s Presbyterian Church
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Serenade” | Berkeley
Masterpieces by two great Romantics, Antonín Dvořák and Johannes Brahms, share the stage in a concert which focusses almost exclusively on their fabulous woodwinds. A homage to Mozart, Dvořák’s Serenade in D minor is filled with Slavonic rhythms and displays the composer’s gift for graceful melodies. ...
Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, February 25 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room
Coin-Op's

Coin-Op is an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a two-story bar and game room with 40+ pinball and video games, a secret speakeasy (hidden behind a “busted” video game). On the last Sunday of every ...

Tuesday, February 27

16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill
Tuesday, February 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Gallery Cafe
16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill

Every fourth Tuesday come to the Gallery Cafe to watch classic scary films on a vintage old-timey 16mm projector. The cafe serves beer, wine, coffee and food. The movie is free. Prepare to be scared.

Win Tix: Classic, Unadulterated & Hard Rockers “Pop Evil” | Great American Music Hall
Tuesday, February 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
Headbangers rejoice. We are seeing a return to the classic, unadulterated genre that blows minds and shatters spines. Figuratively, of course. As the emo and indie bands fade into the distance, a new breed of hard rockers is taking stages by storm. > Get Tickets – $21.00 Perhaps ...

Wednesday, February 28

Shaping SF Lecture: Art & Politics with Lou Dematteis | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, February 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: Art & Politics with Lou Dematteis | Mission Dist.
Lou Dematteis is an extraordinary social documentarian, photographer and filmmaker. He has been taking photographs of the Mission District since the 1970s, capturing the low-rider scene of that era, and being at the first Carnavals and leaving us a stunning visual record. He has also ...

Friday, March 2

California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Nob Hill & Tenderloin
Friday, March 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Nob Hill & Tenderloin

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 ...

“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 ...

$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 ...

Asian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland
Friday, March 2 – 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 ...

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 ...

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 at its peak from mid-January through March at the SF Botanical Garden. 2018 Update: First Blooms are Here! Peak in Late Jan/Early Feb – The ...

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 ...