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Wednesday, July 30

Intergalactic Adventure Planning Day | SoMa
Wednesday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Freespace 2.0
Intergalactic Adventure Planning Day | SoMa

The Intergalactic Travel Bureau brings together space scientists, astronomers, science educators, actors and the general public for unique, personalised space vacation planning experiences. The Intergalactic Travel Bureau is a live, interactive experience that explores the incredible possibilities of space tourism. It’s a little bit like Virgin Galactic ...

Back to School Night: Pizza, Spiked Juice Boxes & Science Fair | General Assembly
Wednesday, July 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free - RSVP Required
| General Assembly (Folsom St.)
Back to School Night: Pizza, Spiked Juice Boxes & Science Fair | General Assembly

Want to be the next tech superstar in San Francisco? And eat pizza, otterpops and drink spiked juice boxes while you learn how?
Funcheap is teaming up with General Assembly, SF’s tech, business and design education hub, to present a jam-packed evening with all your school-time …

DIY Asian Pickling Talk | Omnivore Books
Wednesday, July 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
DIY Asian Pickling Talk | Omnivore Books

From authentic Korean kimchi, Indian chutney, and Japanese tsukemono to innovative combinations ranging from mild to delightfully spicy, the time-honored traditions of Asian pickling are made simple and accessible in this DIY guide.
Meet Karen Solomon, author of Asian Pickles: Sweet, Sour, Salty, Cured, and Fermented …

Thursday, July 31

El Presidio Archaeology Excavation | May – October
Thursday, July 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
El Presidio Archaeology Excavation | May - October

The Presidio Trust invites visitors to witness archaeology in action at Pershing Square from May through October, 9 am to 4 pm, Thursday-Saturday. Archaeologists are embarking on a long-term research project to excavate El Presidio de San Francisco, the Spanish-colonial archaeological site buried just below the ...

Final Day: “Crown Jewels” Int’l Park Photography Exhibit | Presidio
Thursday, July 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Presidio Trust Headquarters
Final Day:

Please Note: The final day for the Crown Jewels exhibit is on Thursday, July 31, 2014, and not August 17, as was originally posted.

Classic San Francisco Movie Day “Dark Passage” | Main Library
Thursday, July 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Classic San Francisco Movie Day

Enjoy free movies all summer long at your neighborhood library during the 3rd Annual San Francisco Library Film Festival. Every movie being screened is either set in San Francisco or was filmed here. The 2014 edition of this free film festival features San Francisco classics ...

2014 Laser Nationals Regatta: Opening Day | Marina Green
Thursday, July 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marina Green
2014 Laser Nationals Regatta: Opening Day | Marina Green

Catch some sailing action from the Marina Green or Crissy Field as the St. Francis Yacht Club hosts the US Laser Sailing Nationals in San Francisco starting at noon from July 31 – August 3, 2014. Over 130 sailors have registered for this event, so there will ...

Corazón Summer Acoustic Pop Rock Concert | Westfield Centre
Thursday, July 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
Corazón Summer Acoustic Pop Rock Concert | Westfield Centre

Patrick T McCauley is an Acoustic Pop Rock Singer Songwriter playing out of Berkeley, California. Born in San Francisco, Patrick honed his craft at the School of Music in San Jose and incorporates many Classical and Jazz elements into his original brand of Pop Rock.
Patrick …

Hipmunk Tech Talk: “Changemakers Under 30″ | General Assembly
Thursday, July 31 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Complimentary refreshments will be served.
| General Assembly (Folsom St.)
Hipmunk Tech Talk:

Get inspired by one of tech’s rising stars at General Assembly’s “Changemakers Under 30” – an exclusive Q&A with Benjamin Muessig, Business Editor of the San Francisco Chronicle and Adam Goldstein, founder of rising travel site Hipmunk, based in San Francisco.
This event is sponsored by …

Live Tattooed Model Drawing Night | Mission Dist.
Live Tattooed Model Drawing Night | Mission Dist.

Creativity Explored is collaborating with Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School for this special, one-night figure drawing event titled Running Out of INK. Come and enjoy a night of drinks, drawing, and their latest exhibit, INK.
Sketch from a live and lively tattooed model (but do remember to …

Win Tix: Merola Opera: Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” | SF
Thursday, July 31 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$15 student tixs with ID; general admssion tixs start at $25
| Everett Auditorium
Merola Opera: Mozart's

Experience the future of opera with a special performance by the city’s rising stars.
From overture to epilogue, this opera is considered by many to be Mozart’s greatest work, filled with sweeping melodies and a stirring finale. With more than 2,000 romantic conquests, the ultimate playboy Don …

Win Tix: The Habit of Art: A Very British Comedy Play | SF
The Habit of Art: A Very British Comedy Play | SF

The Habit of Art, Alan Bennett’s new play, is as much about the theatre as it is about poetry or music.
It looks at the unsettling desires of two difficult men, and at the ethics of biography. It reflects on growing old, on creativity and inspiration, …

Free Lindy Hop Swing Lesson & Dance Party: The 9:20 Special | SF
Thursday, July 31 – 8:20 pm | Cost: FREE | The Russian Building
Free Lindy Hop Swing Lesson & Dance Party: The 9:20 Special | SF

The free Open House at The 9:20 Special is back on July 31, 2014. This is the night that this swing dance party welcomes new comers and thanks their regulars by providing a free beginner Lindy Hop class, free social dance, free performances, and free …

Free Comet Club Comedy | SF
Thursday, July 31 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Comet Club
Free Comet Club Comedy | SF

Dan St. Paul – Comedy Central, MTV, SF Intl Comedy Competition Finalist, & actor in ‘Flubber’
Plus Emily Epstein White, Cody Blaine Cotuilla, & Irish Dave

Win Tix: Popscene: Brooklyn Indie Popsters “Miniature Tigers” | Rickshaw Stop
Thursday, July 31 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15.
| Rickshaw Stop
Popscene: Brooklyn Indie Popsters

You’ll probably never see a bad band at Popscene, all of which are hand-picked by Live 105 Music Director Aaron Axelsen.
These Brooklyn indie rockers have crafted a surprisingly cohesive set of sun-drenched synthpop grooves for their latest record, Cruel Runnings. Lead single “Used to Be …

Friday, August 1

Grand Opening: Green Apple Books on the Park | Inner Sunset
Friday, August 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
Grand Opening: Green Apple Books on the Park | Inner Sunset

On August 1, 2014, Green Apple Books will open a new store at 1231 9th Ave. in the Inner Sunset.
They’ll be sharing space with Le Video, who will be moving to the 2nd floor of the building they currently occupy.
Much like Green Apple at 506 Clement, Books …

NOLA Jazz & Mardi Gras Parade w/ Chelle & Friends | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, August 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
NOLA Jazz & Mardi Gras Parade w/ Chelle & Friends | Yerba Buena Gardens

Chelle & Friends bring a family friendly taste of New Orleans, the city where jazz was born.
Join the party, move your feet, sing-along, and join a Mardi Gras parade.

Rotunda Dance Series: Dohee Lee | City Hall
Friday, August 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Dohee Lee | City Hall

On Friday, August 1, the Rotunda Dance Series will present sound artist and performer Dohee Lee in ARA Gut (Ritual of Ocean), as part of a series of seasonal performance installations in San Francisco.
Aiming to bring ritual into city life, ARA honors the waterways that …

Final Intergalactic Adventure Planning Day | SoMa
Friday, August 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Freespace 2.0
Final Intergalactic Adventure Planning Day | SoMa

The Intergalactic Travel Bureau brings together space scientists, astronomers, science educators, actors and the general public for unique, personalised space vacation planning experiences. The Intergalactic Travel Bureau is a live, interactive experience that explores the incredible possibilities of space tourism. It’s a little bit like Virgin Galactic ...

Violinjazz, Monsters & Robots | Friday Nights at the de Young
Violinjazz, Monsters & Robots | Friday Nights at the de Young

Schedule for Friday, August 1, 2014
6 pm Closing Reception: “Monsters and Robots”, by Artist-in-Residence Joshua Margolis - Kimball Education Gallery
Celebrate the residency of July Artist-in-Residence Joshua Margolis and his installation Monsters and Robots. Light refreshments served.
6 pm - Mixed-Media Art-Making Stations - Buchanan Court
Create a mixed-media project inspired by …

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, August 1 – 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 Swing & Food Trucks | SoMa
Friday, August 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for wine and food.
| Bluxome Street Winery
Friday Night Bites: Live Swing & 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 ...

Flaming Lotus Girls LED Sculpture Opening & Brass Tax DJ Party | Pier 14
Friday, August 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 14
Flaming Lotus Girls LED Sculpture Opening & Brass Tax DJ Party | Pier 14

The Flaming Lotus Girls are hosting A Cerebral Ceremony, an opening ceremony to celebrate the installation of their sculpture, SOMA at Pier 14 in San Francisco.
The evening will start at 5 pm with speeches from Flaming Lotus Girls artists. Then their friends at Brass Tax …

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, August 1 – 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 ...

Win Tix: “Terminator” Too: Live On Stage | DNA Lounge
Friday, August 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $20-$50 each.
| DNA Lounge

Terminator Too: Judgement Play is the hilarious and absurdist live-action, interactive stage production of the seminal 1991 classic science fiction action movie from the creator and cast of the revered Point Break Live, and it’s coming to San Francisco’s DNA Lounge.
Do you have what it takes …