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Monday, August 4

Gettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF
Monday, August 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Gettin' Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF

Gettin’ Weird hosts the Bay Area’s favorite comedians with an added twist every first Monday of the month. Sometimes it’s a performer, sometimes it’s something people have to do, but it’s always weird and always entertaining. Brandon Stokes is a co-producer of the monthly “Fun ...

Melt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach
Monday, August 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Melt Cafe
Melt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach

Griffin Daley presents a fortnightly stand-up comedy showcase every other Monday at Melt Cafe in North Beach. Come by for great comedy and Melt Cafe wine and beer specials as well as fondues for purchase.

Free First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, August 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Free First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room

Every first Monday of the month, The Make-Out Room presents a free concert with several local bands playing anything from folk, rock to electronic music. The Make-Out Room is located at 3225 22nd Street in the Mission District.

Win Tix: The Business: $5 Alternative Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, August 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price, $5.
| Lost Weekend Video
The Business: $5 Alternative Comedy Night | Mission Dist.

The Business Comedy Night moves to Monday nights at The Cynic Cave (at Lost Weekend Video), with a new stellar lineup of regulars.
Enter below to win a pair of tickets, or just stop by – cover is $5.

“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, August 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot

August’s lineup features maladjusted mirth makers:

Lydia Popovich (SF Sketchfest, Hater Tuesday)
Andrew Holmgren (SF Weekly’s Best Comedian 2014)
Kristee Ono (Cobb’s, SF Punch Line)
Scott Simpson (Fun Times w/ Friends)
Rajeev Dhar (Troubled Comedy)
Stevie Post (Purple Onion)
Tim Logan (Hobart Comedy Fest)

Hosted by Trevor Hill (Hand to Mouth)

Tuesday, August 5

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, August 5 – 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 $10 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission is free (special ...

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, August 5 – 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. The museum was ...

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day
Tuesday, August 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day

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 ...

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, August 5 – 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 Dogpatch. Rather than featuring paintings or traditional ...

Cartoon Art Museum: First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day
Tuesday, August 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
Cartoon Art Museum: First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day

The Cartoon Art Museum is the only museum in the U.S. dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of cartoon art in all its forms. This unique institution houses approximately 6,000 original pieces in its permanent collection; a complete volume research/library facility is located on the ...

Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, August 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
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, August 5 – 12:00 pm | 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 ...

Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night | Nob Hill

Wind down every Tuesday night this summer with a free wine tasting and screening of a classic movie. Throughout the summer of 2014, enjoy free screenings of classics like “West Side Story,” “Sixteen Candles,” and “When Harry Met Sally” while sipping on wine samples from the likes ...

Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar
Tuesday, August 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar

Wood Shoppe is a free monthly music series at Brick & Mortar Music Hall taking place every first Tuesday of the month. Get exposed to local and national emerging artists without the pressure of a cover charge. $3 Trumer Pils and $5 Sailor Jerry cocktails ...

It’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight
Tuesday, August 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
It's Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight

The powerful improvised stand-up game-show returns August 5th at 8 pm.
August 5, 2014 Lineup:

Jules Posner (Two Time Returning Champion)
Misha Trubs
Anthony Sandoval
Mary Van Note
Leslie Small
George Chen
Jessica Sele
Aviva Siegel
Justin Gomes
Vince Mancini

With an opening set by Matt Lieb

Wednesday, August 6

GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro
Wednesday, August 6 – 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 ...

Free Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio
Wednesday, August 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio

Hop on the Presidio Trust’s monthly free guided shuttle tour which introduces visitors to the park’s historic areas, wild open spaces, and hidden nooks with an emphasis on projects that are shaping the Presidio today. Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-5418 or email presidio@presidiotrust.gov. ...

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, August 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” | SF
Wednesday, August 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” a science-fiction action film based on the franchise of the same name.
Free Film Screening: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
August 6, 2014 | 7 pm
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
RSVP Code: FUNSF2JLM

Tickets available through …

Pussycat Dolls Dance Class: Girl Groups Flash Mob | SF
Wednesday, August 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $6 | LEVYstudio
Pussycat Dolls Dance Class: Girl Groups Flash Mob | SF

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 ...

Free Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob
Wednesday, August 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Free Wednesday Comedy

Royale With Cheese is a free monthly stand-up showcase hosted by Nick Palm featuring some of the Bay Area’s comedians, and special guests. It takes place on the first Wednesday of every month at Cafe Royale in San Francisco’s Tendernob.

Free Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF
Wednesday, August 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Showdown
Free Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF

Every first Wednesday of the month, Ron Chapman presents his favorite comedians from the Bay Area and beyond for Showtime at Showdown. Ron Chapman is the Co-Host of Pick Me Up Radio, a founding member of Fun Times With Friends and host/producer of the Ron Talks ...

Thursday, August 7

Free First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society
Thursday, August 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Chinese Historical Society
Free First Thursdays | 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. ...

Corazón Summer Acoustic Concerts | Westfield Centre
Thursday, August 7 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
Corazón Summer Acoustic Concerts | Westfield Centre

Westfield San Francisco Centre is hosting live acoustical performances by Bay Area musicians under the dome on Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons from 3-5 pm throughout the duration of Corazón Under the Dome (July 4-August 17, 2014). Celebrating San Francisco’s rich musical past and present, these ...

Free Rock Wall Climbing Class | Lombardi Sports
Thursday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required to climb@outdooradventureclub.com
| Lombardi Sports
Free Rock Wall Climbing Class | Lombardi Sports

Come to Lombardi Sports on any first Thursday of the month for a free intro to rock climbing, taught by the professional guides of the Outdoor Adventure Club. Free, but RSVP is required. Lombardi Sports has a 25′ high indoor climbing wall inside their store. The Outdoor ...