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Thursday, September 4

Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, September 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

The Upper TL Art Walk makes 15-20 galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location is either a traditional gallery or a retail space with room dedicated to ...

Tacolious Tasting Night & Book Party | Omnivore Books On Food
Thursday, September 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Food & drinks are while supplies last.
| Omnivore Books on Food
Tacolious Tasting Night & Book Party | Omnivore Books On Food

Tacolicious co-owner Joe Hargrave tries to conquer your belly at home with a new cookbook filled with recipes for making their ridiculously tasty tacos. He’ll be on hand giving cooking tips plus bribing our taste buds with snacks and drinks.
Tacolicious: Festive Recipes for Tacos, Snacks, …

Win Tix: Khan Academy Founder Talk & 21st Century Visionary Award | Castro Theatre
Thursday, September 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $25
| Castro Theatre
Khan Academy Founder Talk & 21st Century Visionary Award | Castro Theatre

Sal Khan, author and founder of Khan Academy will be in conversation with Kishore Hari, director of the Bay Area Science Festival.
Khan Academy’s mission to give a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere has breached the educational divide between poor and privileged and pioneered a …

Win Tix: Popscene 2004: Millenium DJ Dance Party | SF
Thursday, September 4 – 10:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $5 before 10:30 pm / $10 after.
| Rickshaw Stop
Popscene 2004: Millenium DJ Dance Party | SF

Popscene is throwing a resident DJ only dance party featuring indie millennium sounds of Ladytron, Goldfrapp, the Rapture, Hot Hot Heat, Interpol, the Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, MGMT, Fischerspooner, the White Stripes, and other electroclash/2000s indie stuff you may have forgotten.
Aaron Axelsen, Popscene DJ and Live 105 Music …

Friday, September 5

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, September 5 – 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 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, ...

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, September 5 – 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 ...

Free RAWdance Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, September 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Free RAWdance Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens

Ryan T. Smith and Wendy Rein formed RAWdance to expose the intimate core of our relationships and identities. The company makes technical, athletic works driven by human interactions and presents them in unexpected public spaces as well as the theater. RAWdance was awarded a 2014 …

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, September 5 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held ...

Win Tix: The Ponies: Guitars & Bittersweet Hearts | SF
Friday, September 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
| Great American Music Hall
The Ponies: Guitars & Bittersweet Hearts | SF

The Ponies (Elliot Randall and Heather Combs), a newly formed acoustic duo on the San Francisco music scene, are ready to ride. After a couple of late night sessions and a some cold beers it was settled, Elliot and Heather have firmly planted their wayward …

“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale
Friday, September 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale

Wrapped in Plastic provides fresh sounds of old and new jazz to the Bay Area. In addition to an ever-expanding repertoire of jazz originals, the group reinterprets old favorites and lesser-known gems in new and modern ways – passing from Miles Davis to the music ...

First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, September 5 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Il Pirata
First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF

Enjoy free comedy night at Il Pirata and stay after the show for a DJ dance party. This comedy and dancing duo takes place every first Friday of the month and you’ll save some dough for drinks because there’s no cover.

Saturday, September 6

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 ...

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Dolphin Tale 2″ | SF
Saturday, September 6 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Metreon 16 (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Dolphin Tale 2,” the sequel to the 2011 film based on a true story of a boy’s efforts to save an injured dolphin.
Free Film Screening: Dolphin Tale 2
September 6, 2014 | 10:30 am
Secret Movie Theater Location in San …

Win Tix: CitySolve: Fun Urban Scavenger Hunt | SF
Saturday, September 6 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Win a pair of tickets, or use code FCCSURSF for $20/ person tickets (typically $40-$60)
| Secret Location (SF)
CitySolve: Fun Urban Scavenger Hunt | SF

Like The Amazing Race? You’ll love this unique scavenger hunt where teams of 2-4 people solve clever clues and face fun challenges all while navigating the urban landscape via foot or Muni.
It’s a scavenger hunt mixed in with trivial pursuit, throw in a mini …

Free RAWdance Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, September 6 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Free RAWdance Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens

Ryan T. Smith and Wendy Rein formed RAWdance to expose the intimate core of our relationships and identities. The company makes technical, athletic works driven by human interactions and presents them in unexpected public spaces as well as the theater. RAWdance was awarded a 2014 …

“Under the Sea” Tea Party in the Park | Panhandle

Come in your pirate hat or mermaid tail and with your own personal tea cup, and get ready for  ”Under the Sea” Tea Time in the Panhandle.
Tea and treats will be provided, but please bring a dish, drink, or treat to share. This events is BYOB, …

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, September 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| San Francisco 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 ...

City Star Party & Telescope Night | SF
Saturday, September 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Secret Location (SF)
City Star Party & Telescope Night | SF

The location has yet to be determined. Please check back closer to the date for an update on the location.

Film Night in the Park: “The Grand Budapest Hotel” | SF
Saturday, September 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Washington Square Park
Film Night in the Park:

Come along on Wes Anderson‘s adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous Hungarian hotel between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
“Get your hands off my Lobby Boy!” – Gustave H

Win Tix: Hip Hop & Ping Pong: ’90s Dance Party & Bootie Shake Contest | Rickshaw Stop
Saturday, September 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $6 before 9 pm / $8 after. 21+
| Rickshaw Stop
Hip Hop & Ping Pong: '90s Dance Party & Bootie Shake Contest | Rickshaw Stop

American Tripps is doing the German-style ping pong thing while DJ Beauregard spins ’90s hip hop.
Body Party Dance Crew will be shakin’ booties onstage and you can join in the action during the bootie shakin’ contest.

Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight
Saturday, September 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, $6.
| Underground SF
Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight

Push The Feeling is monthly dance party happening every first Saturday at Underground SF (424 Haight St.) in the Lower Haight. Resident DJs YR Skull and epicsauce invite local and out-of-town guest DJs to their decks every month. The party is typically free before 10 pm with an RSVP, ...

Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa
Saturday, September 6 – 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, September 7

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, September 7 – 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 17,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Normally $12, the museum offers free admission every first Sunday the month. Please ...

Free AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant
Sunday, September 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
Free AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant

Join Ariel Mihic and Shawn T. Wilson of the YogaSlackers for an AcroYoga playshop from 11 am to noon on the first Sunday of every month in the Grotto at Sports Basement Bryant in San Francisco. Free, but an RSVP is required. AcroYoga is a combination of ...