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Saturday, April 1

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, April 1 – 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 ...

“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF
Saturday, April 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free tickets with promo code 'cheapbastard'. Otherwise, it's $5.
| Murphy's Pub
This Saturday we have: Chad Opitz (Punch Line, Sketchfest) David Nguyen (Cobb’s, SJ Improv) Brooke Heinichen (Thinking Women’s Comedy) Joining regulars Red Scott and Joe Nguyen.

Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa
Saturday, April 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Madrone Art Bar
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa

Pay tribute to both the King of Pop and the Purple One every first Saturday of the month at the Madrone Art Bar’s “The Prince and Michael Experience,” which celebrates their work with a healthy dose of competition as fans go head-to-head on the dance ...

Sunday, April 2

Vote Funcheap in SF Weekly’s “Best of SF” 2017 Poll | Deadline April 2
Sunday, April 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Vote Funcheap in SF Weekly's
If you like all the events we dig up on Funcheap, we’d love to ask you to pretty please take a few minutes and vote for Funcheap as “Best Website” in the SF Weekly‘s annual “Best of the San Francisco” Readers Poll for 2016. The poll is long ...
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, April 2 – 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 ...

Free First Sunday | Chinese Historical Society
Sunday, April 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Chinese Historical Society
Free First Sunday | Chinese Historical Society

The Chinese Historical Society of America Museum is situated in the heart of San Francisco’s Chinatown. Located in a historic building designed by renowned architect Julia Morgan, the museum introduces the rich history of the Chinese American experience. Come discover Chinatown’s unique and inspiring stories. ...

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 six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

Renegade Craft Fair 2017: Sunday | Fort Mason
Sunday, April 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
Renegade Craft Fair 2017: Sunday | Fort Mason

The Renegade Craft Fair returns to San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center in the Festival Pavilion featuring a curated selection of over 300 best indie-craft and DIY makers and artisans. Renegade Craft Fair: San Francisco April 1-2, 2017 | 11 am to 6 pm Fort Mason Center, SF FREE Renegade is a ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park
Sunday, April 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park

Elevate your mind and lift your hearts under the open sky at Dolores Park at this Kundalini Yoga Flash Class taking place the first Sunday of every month. Just look for the Yogis, Yoginis and Large Gongs. Grab your mat, blanket, and water and join the community for ...

2017 Spring Open Studios: Sunday | Mission District
Sunday, April 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mission District
2017 Spring Open Studios: Sunday | Mission District

Join a weekend of of collectively cultivating this vital art community and reconnecting with the abundant creativity in the Mission District during the annual Spring Open Studios. 2017 Spring Open Studios Saturday-Sunday, April 1-2, 2017 | Noon to 6 pm Mission District, San Francisco FREE Preview Reception ...

People’s Day In The Park: 50th Anniversary of the Car Free Sundays | GG Park
Sunday, April 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 6th & Kennedy (Golden Gate Park)
People's Day In The Park: 50th Anniversary of the Car Free Sundays | GG Park
The Sunday closure of Kennedy Drive to automobile traffic has proven to be the most successful program of the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department. Thousands of San Franciscans and others from throughout the Bay Area and beyond flock to the park on Sundays when ...
SF Civic Symphony’s Free Spring Concert | Nourse Theatre
Sunday, April 2 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 suggested donation
| Nourse Theatre
SF Civic Symphony's Free Spring Concert | Nourse Theatre

The oldest community orchestra on the West Coast, the San Francisco Civic Symphony (SFCS) has been proud to offer free concerts to the community while providing a unique, welcoming environment for musicians of all skill levels to study and perform a diverse repertoire of classical ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, April 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...

Monday, April 3

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, April 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Soda Popinski's
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF

One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed Bros brings together comedy, video games and alcohol every first Monday at a super rad bar in San Francisco, Soda Popinski’s. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new ...

Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, April 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room
Set #1: Ben Goldberg Trio (premier Bay Area clarinetist) http://www.bengoldberg.net/ Ben Goldberg-clarinet Rob Adkins-bass Hamir Atwal-drums Set #2: John Schott’s Actual Trio (roving guitar music/modern jazz) ACTUAL TRIO John Schott-guitar Dan Seamans-bass John Hanes-drums Set #3: AEE Trio (free jazz/improvisation) http://www.jonarkin.net/ http://www.karlevangelista.com/ http://robewingmusic.com/ Jon Arkin-drums Karl Evangelista-guitar Rob Ewing-trombone
“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, April 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot

“Misery Index” is a free, monthly show that brings together some of the most pessimistic, neurotic and dysfunctional individuals on the face of the planet: stand-up comedians. Take the edge off with cheap drinks and free laughs as these choleric comics direct their disdain towards ...

Tuesday, April 4

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: ...

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 ...

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 ...

Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, April 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Contemporary Jewish Museum
Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

The Contemporary Jewish Museum engages audiences of all  backgrounds through dynamic exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. And the architecture of the Museum itself is a work of art. Embracing a range of artistic disciplines and media, ...

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays
Tuesday, April 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is one of the Bay Area’s premier venues for adventurous art. A multidisciplinary art center, the YBCA features exhibitions, performance, film/video, and community engagement programs, along with rotating art exhibits with a focus on contemporary and emerging art ...

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 ...
Herbal Bouquets & Eco Flowers Hands-On Class | Macy’s Flower Show
Herbal Bouquets & Eco Flowers Hands-On Class | Macy's Flower Show
Join Carrie Brown, owner of the acclaimed Jimtown Store in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley, and learn how to craft dried flower ornaments and incorporate them with foraged branches and herbs in a hand-tied bouquet to liven your home. Tickets are $10 and receive a $10 Macy’s gift ...
Hands-On Parasol Painting Class | Macy’s Flower Show
Tuesday, April 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Macy's (Union Square)
Hands-On Parasol Painting Class | Macy's Flower Show
Join Carrie Brown, owner of the acclaimed Jimtown Store in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley, and learn how to paint your own carnival-inspired parasol. Tickets are $10 and receive a $10 Macy’s gift card and take home your parasol. One per customer, while supplies last and time ...
It’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight
Tuesday, April 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
It's Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight

Every first Tuesday at Milk Bar, San Francisco’s comedians are put to the test as they are given a random series of words and sentences seconds before getting on stage, where they then must construct entire two minute sets around each. This improv-standup hybrid then ...

Wednesday, April 5

SF Zoo Free Admission Day
SF Zoo Free Admission Day

The San Francisco Zoo, Northern California’s largest zoological park and conservation center, periodically offers free admission for San Francisco residents. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all year round.  You’ll enjoy seeing the 250 different animal species in naturalistic surroundings, ...

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. ...

GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro
Wednesday, April 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | GLBT History Museum
GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro

Located in SF’s Castro District, the GLBT History Museum is the first full-scale, stand-alone museum of its kind in the United States. The museum celebrates 100 years of the city’s vast queer past through dynamic exhibitions and programming. Normally admission is $5, but on the ...