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Wednesday, August 27

Swing In The Square: Rockabilly Concert & Dance Lessons | Union Square
Wednesday, August 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Swing In The Square: Rockabilly Concert & Dance Lessons | Union Square

Take some classic rockabilly, mix in a dose of surf with a touch of psychobilly, chase it with a strong tiki cocktail — and you’ve got The Rumble Strippers.
They may be the newest band to hit the Bay Area rockabilly scene, but vocalist Johanna Sorentino, …

Cruise-In: Hot Rods, Bikes, Bands & Booze | Thee Parkside
Wednesday, August 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Thee Parkside
Cruise-In: Hot Rods, Bikes, Bands & Booze | Thee Parkside

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Featuring Chrome Eagle, White Barons, and DJ Binksebus Eruptum
White Barons play whiskey-soaked punk rock for your whiskey-soaked face.

Italian Film Night: Organized Crime in ’70s Rome | SF
Wednesday, August 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Italian Cultural Institute
Italian Film Night: Organized Crime in '70s Rome | SF

Escape the heat (or give in to the eery fog) with summer chills, Italian style. They will be showing three films from a more disconcerting, though no less accomplished, side of the Italian psyche. “Tragedy, Italian Style” Film Schedule Free, but an RSVP is required ...

Jessica Battilana’s “Corn” Cookbook | Omnivore Books
Wednesday, August 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Jessica Battilana's

Jessica Battilana writes about food and the people who make it.
A former cheesemonger, caterer and private chef (and East coast transplant), she now lives in San Francisco and spends her days chronicling chefs and restaurants, developing and testing recipes, co-writing cookbooks, and otherwise messing around …

Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, August 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15
| Cyprian’s
Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF

Come have fun and exercise your imagination and creativity at a monthly improv class happening on the last Wednesday of the month at the Turk and Lyon Community Center inside St. Cyprian’s. Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15 Whether you are a veteran or ...

Don’t Watch This Show, Live: Sketch Comedy w/ Jules Posner | SF
Wednesday, August 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1-$10 sliding scale at door
| Stage Werx Theatre
Don't Watch This Show, Live: Sketch Comedy w/ Jules Posner | SF

The guest for the Wednesday, August 27, 2014 is Jules Posner.
Jules mixes laid-back observations, laid-back riffing and laid-back flannel shirts into an act that has won him constant bookings at every major comedy club in the Bay Area. Jules has been featured on Jokes.com’s No …

Thursday, August 28

Ambiance Shopping Party: Free Bubbly, Snacks & Discounts | Noe Valley
Thursday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ambiance (Noe Valley)
Ambiance Shopping Party: Free Bubbly, Snacks & Discounts | Noe Valley

Stop by Ambiance’s four San Francisco locations for complimentary bubbly drinks, nibbles, and prize giveaways every half hour from 5-9 pm. You’ll enjoy 10% off regular items and take an additional 20% off sale items. 2014 Ambiance Parties August 7 – Marina District (1858-1864 Union ...

Win Tix: Asian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF
Thursday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF

Spend a evening exploring the Asian Art Museum’s galleries and one of your last chances to see the provocative special exhibit “Gorgeous” after dark.
“Gorgeous” presents key works from SFMOMA and the Asian Art Museum in provocative and stimulating new contexts. The exhibit closes September 14th.

“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF
Thursday, August 28 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub

Nightlife on Mars presents “The Invasion of the Santa Cruz Comics Special, Part Two: The Quickening.”
Guests from Santa Cruz include:

Dave Grimes
Michael Montgomery
Justin Ivey
Vince Chuang
And Chad Opitz
Plus Jason Mack from Sacramento and Tara Egnatios from Los Angeles

Friday, August 29

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

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, August 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 30 food trucks and street food carts in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party. And it’s California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-11 pm ...

Friday Night Bites: Live Music & Food Trucks | SoMa
Friday, August 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for wine and food.
| Bluxome Street Winery
Friday Night Bites: Live Music & Food Trucks | SoMa

Join Bluxome Street Winery on Friday Nights for their Friday Night Bites Summer Series, where they feature a different food truck each week paired with their wines and live music from 5-8 pm, every Friday from July 11 to August 29, 2014. Bluxome Street Winery is both ...

Michael Jackson Dance Tribute | Union Square Live 2014
Friday, August 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Michael Jackson Dance Tribute | Union Square Live 2014

Dance-A-Vision celebrates the life and legacy of Michael Jackson… Not to impersonate but to emulate… at this free outdoor performance as part of “Union Square Live.”

$1 Drink Friday: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach
Friday, August 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission with Facebook RSVP
| Monroe
$1 Drink Friday:

Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks and $2 tacos? Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – ...

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, August 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...

Saturday, August 30

Doggie Bar Crawl & Hula Hooping | Treasure Island Flea
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Doggie Bar Crawl & Hula Hooping | Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea: Celebrates the ‘Dog Days of Summer’ and Back to School on August 30-31, 2014.
August Highlights
Doggie Bar Crawl
The TI Flea will host nearly a dozen fun and and different vendors selling an array of pet products. From doggie bow ties and shoes, …

2014 San Francisco Zine Fest & Radical Parenting Panel | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
2014 San Francisco Zine Fest & Radical Parenting Panel | Golden Gate Park

The San Francisco Zine Fest is a free, annual celebration of small-press publishing from zines and comics to art books and beyond on August 30th and 31st, 2014. Over the two-day festival at the San Francisco County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park, over 150 small-press and ...

Sunday, August 31

Doggie Bar Crawl & Hula Hooping | Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Doggie Bar Crawl & Hula Hooping | Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea: Celebrates the ‘Dog Days of Summer’ and Back to School on August 30-31, 2014.
August Highlights
Doggie Bar Crawl
The TI Flea will host nearly a dozen fun and and different vendors selling an array of pet products. From doggie bow ties and shoes, …

2014 San Francisco Zine Fest: Sunday | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
2014 San Francisco Zine Fest: Sunday | Golden Gate Park

The San Francisco Zine Fest is a free, annual celebration of small-press publishing from zines and comics to art books and beyond on August 30th and 31st, 2014. Over the two-day festival at the San Francisco County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park, over 150 small-press and ...

Alfred Hitchcock’s San Francisco | A Walking Tour
Sunday, August 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Huntington Park
Alfred Hitchcock's San Francisco | A Walking Tour

The Master of Suspense loved San Francisco and used its beauty, elegance and mystery to great effect in several films. From Nob Hill to Union Square, you’ll see some of the hotels, clubs, retail stores and other locations featured in Vertigo and other Hitchcock classics.
During …

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Win Tix: Treasure Island Wineries Tasting & Artisan Pairings | SF
Sunday, August 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Normally $15, Funcheapers can pay $10 at the door.
| The Vista on Treasure Island
Treasure Island Wineries Tasting & Artisan Pairings | SF

Get a flight of four wines from Treasure Island Wineries (choice of red, white or mixed) and pair with samples like chocolate, toffee, jam and more from a handful of local artisan vendors.
Explore local craft vendors which rotate monthly but may include chocolatier Coco Tutti, …

Free Outdoor Yoga Class | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Speedway Meadow
Free Outdoor Yoga Class | Golden Gate Park

Yoga teaches us to “not be moved by external forces.” Regardless of distractions; one should remain focused. With that in mind, yoga teacher Tony Eason will offer four yoga sessions in four very different settings around San Francisco during August 2014. Bring your own mat ...

Golden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park
Sunday, August 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Golden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 132nd season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm and are free and open to the public. All concerts feature music of specific ...

Spice Girls “Wannabe” Flash Mob Dance Class | SF
Sunday, August 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $6 | LEVYstudio
Spice Girls

You might not be ready for this jelly, but The Girl Groups Flash Mob is coming. Seven girl groups will be repping in one glorious, bootylicious hit-filled medley including En Vogue, Spice Girls, TLC, Salt-N-Pepa, Destiny’s Child, Pussycat Dolls and Danity Kane. The Flash Mob is ...