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Tuesday, May 6

Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, May 6 – 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, ...

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, May 6 – 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, May 6 – 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 ...

SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours, Demos & Tastings | SF
SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours, Demos & Tastings | SF

SFMade Week is a week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector and the companies and people that bring locally produced products to fruition, from May 5-11, 2014. Among a variety of events, SFMade Week features factory tours with local manufacturers to heighten awareness of local ...

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays
Tuesday, May 6 – 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 ...

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, May 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...

Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar
Tuesday, May 6 – 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: Free Comedy Improv | Haight
Tuesday, May 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
It's Just 2 Minutes: Free Comedy Improv | 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 ...

Bhangra, Bass & Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Night | SoMa
Bhangra, Bass & Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Night | SoMa

Check out Underground Nomads Tuesdays at F8 with Bay Area’s most eclectic DJs breaking barriers of genre and culture with live Bhangra and belly dancing performances, plus tribal and bass DJ sets. Underground Nomads Most Tuesdays at 8 pm 1192 Folsom, SF Free until 9:30 pm, ...

Wednesday, May 7

GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro
Wednesday, May 7 – 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 ...

SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours & Tastings | SF
SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours & Tastings | SF

SFMade Week is a week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector and the companies and people that bring locally produced products to fruition, from May 5-11, 2014. Among a variety of events, SFMade Week features factory tours with local manufacturers to heighten awareness of local ...

Free Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio
Wednesday, May 7 – 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. ...

Free Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob
Wednesday, May 7 – 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, May 7 – 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, May 8

SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours, Demos & Tastings | SF
SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours, Demos & Tastings | SF

SFMade Week is a week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector and the companies and people that bring locally produced products to fruition, from May 5-11, 2014. Among a variety of events, SFMade Week features factory tours with local manufacturers to heighten awareness of local ...

Cup ‘o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF
Thursday, May 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Emma's Coffee House
Cup 'o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF

Join Danny Dechi – comedian and world’s only pencil musician – and his funny friends for a Cup ‘o Comedy at Emma’s Coffee House. Come by every second and fourth Thursdays for your cup o’ comedy.

“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF
Thursday, May 8 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub

Nightlife on Mars is an underground comedy club at Murphy’s Pub produced by Ryan Cronin and booked by Ken Townsend. It’s a free weekly showcase of local (and sometimes national) comedy talent right in the heart of downtown San Francisco. Drink Special: $1 off draft beers ...

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

Comet Club Comedy is a weekly free comedy showcase at the Comet Club in the Marina district of San Francisco, featuring local Bay Area comedians and special guests hosted by Ben Feldman. Comet Club Comedy Every Thursday | 8:30-10 pm Comet Club, 3111 Fillmore Street, ...

Friday, May 9

Zumba For The People: Free Dance Party | SF
Friday, May 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE!
| Mobu Dance Studio
Zumba For The People: Free Dance Party | SF

Every Friday in April and May 2014 from 11 am to noon, you are invited to a free weekly Zumba dance party at the Mobu Dance Studio (1605 Church St. SF) Get up and move and have a great time in a judgement-free space. This ...

SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours & Tastings | SF
SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours & Tastings | SF

SFMade Week is a week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector and the companies and people that bring locally produced products to fruition, from May 5-11, 2014. Among a variety of events, SFMade Week features factory tours with local manufacturers to heighten awareness of local ...

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, ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, May 9 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 32 food trucks and street food carts in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party. Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-11 pm at the historic waterfront campus of Fort Mason ...

Central Market Now: Monthly Arts Showcase | SF
Friday, May 9 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Freespace 2.0
Central Market Now: Monthly Arts Showcase | SF

Central Market Now activates, promotes & celebrates the local Arts and businesses in the Central Market neighborhood – every second Friday. The event features open houses, free performances, exhibits, and merchant promotions monthly.

Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant
Friday, May 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant

The Sports Basement Bryant Street store hosts the Good Times in the Grotto comedy night on (most) second Fridays of the month from 6:30-8:30 pm. In addition to some free laughs, they also serve up free drinks and free snacks. Host and local comedian Anthony ...

Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Friday, May 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skylark Bar
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar

Join Hunny Bunny and Her Hot Toddies for Mischief at the Skylark Bar every second Friday of the month at 8 pm. Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at this free monthly burlesque and variety show. Come early to purchase your beverage and toast to ...