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Sunday, September 14

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

2014 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow
2014

If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 34th Annual Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon.
The biggest single-day comedy event of the …

Swing Dance Lessons & Live Band | McCoppin Plaza
Sunday, September 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Plaza
Swing Dance Lessons & Live Band | McCoppin Plaza

The city has turned the blighted dead end of McCoppin St., abutting the Octavia freeway off ramp, into a dynamic community space. The new McCoppin Plaza is one of three new open spaces under the South of Market (SoMa) West Improvement Projects designed to enhance the ...

Spanish Dance Day | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, September 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Spanish Dance Day | Golden Gate Park Band

On September 14, 2014 the Golden Gate Park Band will host a day of Spanish music and dancing with El Grupo Sabores de España.

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, September 14 – 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, September 15

KUSF’s Rock’n'Swap Record Fair | USF
Monday, September 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: $3*
*$3 admission; USF students get in for free
| McLaren Hall at USF
KUSF's Rock'n'Swap Record Fair | USF

KUSF’s Rock-n-Swap is a Giant Music Lover’s Fair where vendors come from all over to sell music related items in various formats and genres; many offer hard-to-find & rarities including vinyl galore, CDs, DVDs, posters, books and so much more. This event is one of the ...

Tour of Diego Rivera’s 1st US Mural | Union Square
Monday, September 15 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
| Secret Location (SF)
Tour of Diego Rivera's 1st US Mural | Union Square

The mural “Allegory of California” graces the stairwell of the City Club (formerly the Pacific Stock Exchange Club). Normally closed the public, this is an opportunity to see the first mural painted in the US by the great Mexican artist Diego Rivera. Free, but an ...

The Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF
Monday, September 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 when you mention FuncheapSF at the door. Otherwise it's $10.
| The Shelton Theatre
The Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF

The Lit Slam is a monthly, live performance-based poetry anthology that tries to find the best art at the intersection of page and stage, mixing local and national touring poets. Every third Monday, it’s a poetry competition with a twist. Editors are chosen at random from the audience before ...

Free Comedy: Live at Deluxe | SF
Monday, September 15 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Club Deluxe
Free Comedy: Live at Deluxe | SF

Live At Deluxe is a premiere comedy showcase that takes place every third Monday at 9 pm in the historic Haight/Ashbury District and features some of the best local and national comics. You never know who’ll drop by. Live at Deluxe Comedy Every 3rd Monday, 9-11pm ...

Tuesday, September 16

Poetic Tuesdays at Jessie Square | SoMa
Tuesday, September 16 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jessie Square
Poetic Tuesdays at Jessie Square | SoMa

Curated by Litquake’s Robin Ekiss, Poetic Tuesday features poets and original music in Jessie Square near the Contemporary Jewish Museum from 12:30-1:30 pm.
2014 Poetic Tuesdays Schedule

Tuesday, May 27
Tuesday, June 17
Tuesday, July 15
Tuesday, August 19
Tuesday, September 16

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, September 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 ...

Yoga on the Labyrinth: Meditation & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Tuesday, September 16 – 6:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted.
| Grace Cathedral
Yoga on the Labyrinth: Meditation & Live Music | Grace Cathedral

Work your core with a cat or crane pose at an all-levels hatha yoga session on Grace Cathedral’s  indoor labyrinth with live music which changes every week, but is likely to be either Indian chanting, singing bowls, harp music, tribal instruments or acoustic guitar. Yoga on the Labyrinth ...

Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games | Mission Dist.
Tuesday, September 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games | Mission Dist.

The Sandbox playtesting bash will now take place on the third Tuesday night of the month, rather than Thursdays.

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, September 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Milk Bar
Milkin' It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight

Every second and third Tuesday night of the month, the Milk Bar hosts Milkin’ It, a free night of comedy featuring local and national comics hosted by comedian Jules Posner. There’s never a cover nor any drink minimums. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy starting at 8 pm ...

Big Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, September 16 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must have big hair or wear a wig.
| The Showdown
Big Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF

Bring that big hair and those big laughs down to Showdown every third Tuesday for a few rounds of bingo, guest bands, hosts, and bartenders every month with your resident DJ Mike Apocalypse. Partake in complimentary PB&J sandwiches, $5 PBR tall boys, and $6 shlitz and Jamesons. ...

Wednesday, September 17

Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond
Wednesday, September 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.

Free Astronomy Lecture at Randall Museum | SF
Wednesday, September 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Randall Museum
Free Astronomy Lecture at Randall Museum | SF

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 Randall Museum on the third Wednesday of every month, ...

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, September 17 – 7:30 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 ...

Free Comedy: Comikaze Lounge | SF
Wednesday, September 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Free Comedy: Comikaze Lounge | SF

The Comikaze Lounge is a free comedy show happening every third Wednesday of the month at Cafe Royale. Produced and hosted by Stefani Silverman and Kate Willet Comikaze focuses on “smart” comedy and features a diverse lineup of Bay Area comedians every month. Comikaze Lounge Every ...

Real Live Comedians Showcase | Mission Dist.
Real Live Comedians Showcase | Mission Dist.

Are you ready for some hot, live stand-up comedian action? Producer and performer Jason Mack brings you Real Live Comedians, a monthly showcase with some of the funniest talent in the Bay Area, every third Wednesday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is required ...

Free Comedy Show & Hip Hop Cypher | SF
Wednesday, September 17 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Showdown
Free Comedy Show & Hip Hop Cypher | SF

Due to the success and demand of the Showtime at Showdown show with Ron Chapman and Brandon Stokes, they’re going bi-weekly. The show will feature an array of comics old and new. After the show, bay area rappers will showcase their talent in the Revolver cypher. Brandon ...

Thursday, September 18

El Presidio Archaeology Excavation | May – October
Thursday, September 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
El Presidio Archaeology Excavation | May - October

The Presidio Trust invites visitors to witness archaeology in action at Pershing Square from May through October, 9 am to 4 pm, Thursday-Saturday. Archaeologists are embarking on a long-term research project to excavate El Presidio de San Francisco, the Spanish-colonial archaeological site buried just below the ...

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 ...

Quick Draw SF: Monthly Live Art Party | SoMa
Thursday, September 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP on Facebook is appreciated.
| F8
Quick Draw SF: Monthly Live Art Party | SoMa

The Bay Area’s Paint Pens Collective and Never Ending Radical Dude present Quick Draw SF, a monthly live-drawing event co-curated by Shayna Yasuhara and Jason Furie. Quick Draw happens from 6-9 pm, every third Thursday of the month, at F8 in SoMa.

Friday, September 19

Free Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF
Friday, September 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Aquatic Park
Free Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF

Dolci by the Bay are free weekly concerts of chamber music at 1 pm on Fridays from September 12 through November 21, 2014. Viva Knight and Ted Rust regard Dolci, their piano-oboe duo, as their after-careers dessert course (dolci) of their lives. All concerts take place in the ...