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Saturday, February 13

13th Annual Big Lebowski Party: Live Show, Costumes & Mini-Bowling | SF
Saturday, February 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $15 | Brava Theater
13th Annual Big Lebowski Party: Live Show, Costumes & Mini-Bowling | SF
The 2016 Big Lebowski Party gets a reboot as they move into the Brava Theater for a live, on-stage show featuring a shadow cast while the film plays on screen. 13th Annual Big Lebowski Party Saturday, February 13, 2016 | 8 pm Brava Theater, 2781 24th St, San Francisco $15 Preformed by the ...
Win Tix: Club Inferno: A Glam Rock Musical | SF
Saturday, February 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Hypnodrome
“Club Inferno,” a Glam-Rock Musical based on Dante’s “The Divine Comedy,” is “one hell of a good time”, blending sinful women and kick-ass rock with a classic story of the afterlife. This home-grown rock-stravaganza is a perfect fit for Thrillpeddlers’ 8th Theatre of the Ridiculous revival, ...

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, February 13 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, San Francisco Theater Pub invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join them at the Exit Theatre for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 ...

Sunday, February 14

Magnolia Bloom Peak: Breathtaking Valentine’s Walk | SF Botanical Garden
Magnolia Bloom Peak: Breathtaking Valentine's Walk | 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. Free guided tours of the annual floral spectacle take place at 2 pm ...

Valentine’s Tulipmania 2016: Free Guided Tours | Pier 39
Sunday, February 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Valentine's Tulipmania 2016: Free Guided Tours | Pier 39

Experience botanical bliss as Pier 39 comes alive with the vibrant colors of more than 39,000 blooming tulips and seasonal garden favorites during the annual Tulipmania flower festival. Tulipmania 2016 February 13-21, 2016 – Daily guided tours at 10 am Pier 39, San Francisco FREE Enjoy ...

Sweatin’ to the ’80s: Throwback Outdoor Fitness Class | SF
Sunday, February 14 – 10:30 am | Cost: $1*
*Donation based, but an RSVP is required. 18 & up.
| Secret Location (SF)
Sweatin' to the '80s: Throwback Outdoor Fitness Class | SF
Please note, this class is now on Second Sundays.
Naughty Valentine’s: Erotic Photography & Sculpture Exhibition | SoMa
Sunday, February 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SOMArts Cultural Center
Naughty Valentine's: Erotic Photography & Sculpture Exhibition | SoMa

Titillate yourself at this annual group exhibition of 25 erotic photographers and sculptors displaying sculptures and over 450 photographs, from fine art nude to extreme erotica. Many of the artists will be at the exhibition, so you can meet with them and discuss their art. On ...

Pillow Fight 2016 | San Francisco
Sunday, February 14 – 5:50 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
Pillow Fight 2016 | San Francisco
Feathers will fly at this fun, flash-mob type event which takes place annually on Valentine’s Day. It’s Pillow Fight. In the past, nearly 1,000 San Franciscans descended on Justin Herman Plaza with feather-stuffed pillows to run Braveheart-like at full speed at one another to lovingly beat ...
“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Bad Ass Beatbox Night | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, February 14 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room
If you really know Hip Hop, you know that love is at the core of the culture. So this Valentines day celebrate love at the heart of the Bay Area underground Hip Hop scene. Return of the Cypher! featuring live soul sounds by Mama’s Soup. ...

Monday, February 15

X-Files Drag Show, Trivia, Prizes & Watch Party | SF
Monday, February 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $3 | Oasis
X-Files Drag Show, Trivia, Prizes & Watch Party | SF

Calling all special agents, conspiracy theorists, monsters, aliens, and skeptics – the truth is (still) out there. Linty & Mannequin, Scully & Mulder are back and Oasis is bringing you 5 action packed nights to include the viewing of all 6 new X-Files episodes, with X-Files themed drag performances, ...

“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight
Monday, February 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

Jury Duty is a show that meshes improvisational humor with the wit and quickness of stand-up comedy at 8 pm, every third Monday of the month, at Milk Bar. Jury Duty is a debate style show where the crowd declares the winner over three different rounds. Usually ...

“Am I Rite?” Free Comedy Night | SF
Monday, February 15 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot

Am I Rite is a monthly stand up comedy showcase co-produced by Corey Largent (Saw Dem Eyez, Cobb’s) and Jules Posner (SF Punch Line, Cobb’s, The Business). Corey and Jules host a line up of local favorites and occasional out of town friends at the ...

Tuesday, February 16

Tulipmania 2016: Free Guided Tours | Pier 39
Tuesday, February 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Tulipmania 2016: Free Guided Tours | Pier 39

Experience botanical bliss as Pier 39 comes alive with the vibrant colors of more than 39,000 blooming tulips and seasonal garden favorites during the annual Tulipmania flower festival. Tulipmania 2016 February 13-21, 2016 – Daily guided tours at 10 am Pier 39, San Francisco FREE Enjoy ...

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, February 16 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest thing you got at Safeway) and get a free ice cold can of PBR ...

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Tuesday, February 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio - Observation Post
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Presidio, Observation Post / Building 211 on the third Tuesday ...

Wednesday, February 17

Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond
Wednesday, February 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bazaar Cafe
Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond

Comedian and the world’s only pencil musician Danny Dechi hosts a night of free laughs at Bazaar Cafe Stand-up Comedy Showcase. Come by every third Wednesday of the month for a lineup of local comedians.

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, February 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop

What happens when geeks take over a rock club for an evening of drinking and presentations? Find out at Nerd Nite, a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple ...

Thursday, February 18

YBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa
Thursday, February 18 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
YBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa

The YBCA:ConVerge series is a free monthly public gathering featuring creative and generative social art practices. Community and innovative multi- and inter-disciplinary arts practices come together in the YBCA’s Grand Lobby and Room for Big Ideas with art, live music and curated performances in an interactive, ...

Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa
Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...

Drop-in Steam Night: Free Sauna Inside a Giant Mirrored Egg | SF
Thursday, February 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Southern Exposure
Drop-in Steam Night: Free Sauna Inside a Giant Mirrored Egg | SF

Steam Work is Michael Parker’s first solo exhibition north of Los Angeles. At its core is Steam Egg 2, a mirrored sculpture housing a fully-functioning sauna. Steam Egg 2 is accompanied by suspended cascading cold rinse pools, wet and messy seating, and redwood and ceramic ...

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Thursday, February 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Radar Productions Presents: February Queer Reading Series at the San Francisco Library Hosted by Juliana Delgado Lopera Featuring: Carla Trujillo was born to a working class family in New Mexico and grew up in Northern California. Her extended family and roots are New Mexican (Chicana). She received her B.S. ...
Free Yoga Class Among Stained Glass | SF
Free Yoga Class Among Stained Glass | SF

Engage in an ancient practice in a sacred space – a church sanctuary. People of all faiths, perspectives, age, and yoga experience are are invited to join teacher Erin Mariani, on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 6 pm for vinyasa flow yoga. Bring your ...

Yum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF
Thursday, February 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Yum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF

Every third Tuesday of the month, come on down to Brainwash Cafe (1122 Folsom Street) for a free comedy show hosted by Nicole Love and Ruby Gill. These ladies feature their favorite local comics while dropping priceless information about their seemingly interesting lives. The show starts ...

Friday, February 19

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Dist. & Castro Residents
Friday, February 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Dist. & Castro 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 ...

“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview
Friday, February 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House

San Francisco’s Bayview Neighborhood comes alive for 3rd on Third, a community-wide arts celebration for the whole family happening from 5-8 pm every third Friday of the month, at Bayview Town Center (3rd Street from McKinnon to Palou & Mendell Plaza). The monthly event will feature ...

Saturday, February 20

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission & Bernal Heights Residents
Saturday, February 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission & Bernal Heights 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 ...

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, February 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio

The free PresidiGo Shuttle system welcomes park visitors, residents, and employees with fully accessible shuttles and bike racks. There are two PresidiGo Shuttle services, each with different policies and guidelines – Around the Park and Downtown. Downtown (Free on Weekends) The Downtown express route make stops ...

“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | The Haight
Saturday, February 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
| The Red Victorian

Join in at the Red Victorian, an elegant 2000sq ft events space, for figure drawing accompanied by live musicians and wine, bringing the art scene back to the Upper Haight one creative community event at a time. There will be easels provided and some materials for ...

Steam & Sound Night: DJs & Sauna Inside a Giant Mirrored Egg | SF
Saturday, February 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required for Steam and Sound Saturday nights.
| Southern Exposure
Steam & Sound Night: DJs & Sauna Inside a Giant Mirrored Egg | SF

Steam Work is Michael Parker’s first solo exhibition north of Los Angeles. At its core is Steam Egg 2, a mirrored sculpture housing a fully-functioning sauna. Steam Egg 2 is accompanied by suspended cascading cold rinse pools, wet and messy seating, and redwood and ceramic ...

2016 Chinese New Year Parade: Floats, Acrobatics & Firecrackers | SF
Saturday, February 20 – 5:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2016 Chinese New Year Parade: Floats, Acrobatics & Firecrackers | 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 ...