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Thursday, August 21

Design Center Third Thursdays: Free Music, Wine & Bites | SF
Thursday, August 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Design Center
Design Center Third Thursdays: Free Music, Wine & Bites | SF

Every third Thursday evening, you are invited to shop and sip at the San Francisco Design Center from 5-8pm with live performances, free wine tasting and bites. Admission is free, so come by to wander around, exploring contemporary design, with a glass of wine in ...

Outdoor Salsa Dance Party | SoMa
Thursday, August 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jessie Square
Outdoor Salsa Dance Party | SoMa

Shake it like a Polaroid picture at Let’s Go Salsa@Jessie, the open-air salsa dance party in Jessie Square (near the Contemporary Jewish Museum), which takes place on the third Thursday from 6-7:30 pm, May through August 2014. There are salsa dance lessons at the beginning ...

Quick Draw SF: Monthly Live Art Party | SoMa
Thursday, August 21 – 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.

Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games | Mission Dist.
Thursday, August 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Go Game HQ
Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games | Mission Dist.

Sandbox is a monthly designing and playtesting event from Come Out and Play SF that takes place every third Thursday of the month. It’s like a mix between an open mic and a game jam, specifically for real world games and participatory experiences. There is ...

Free Comet Club Comedy | SF
Thursday, August 21 – 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, August 22

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, ...

Free Family Dinner & Movie | SF
Friday, August 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by calling Priscilla at 415-406-1367. Space is limited.
| Minnie & Lovie Ward Rec Park
Free Family Dinner & Movie | SF

Every fourth Friday, the OMI Family Resource Center in San Francisco invites you to their free monthly dinner and movie night. Free, but an RSVP is required by calling Priscilla at 415.406.1370. Space is limited. Dinner is free, but limited to the first 50 people. The menu varies ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, August 22 – 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 Night Bites: Live Music & Food Trucks | SoMa
Friday, August 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for wine and food.
| Bluxome Street Winery
Friday Night Bites: Live Music & Food Trucks | SoMa

Join Bluxome Street Winery on Friday Nights for their Friday Night Bites Summer Series, where they feature a different food truck each week paired with their wines and live music from 5-8 pm, every Friday from July 11 to August 29, 2014. Bluxome Street Winery is both ...

Saturday, August 23

The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF
Saturday, August 23 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
| Laguna Honda Hospital
The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF

Take a sad song and make it better as The Beatles Choir brings cheer to the residents and staff of Laguna Honda Hospital through music, joy, laughter and the timeless songs of the Fab Four. Laguna Honda Hospital is a long-term, skilled nursing and rehabilitation ...

Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Outer Sunset
Saturday, August 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant
Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Outer Sunset

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission invites you to take a free tour of the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant to find out how your sewer system works. Free, but an RSVP is required at least two days in advance. Have you ever wondered what happens to the water ...

Sunday, August 24

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 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 ...

Ukranian Music & Dance | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, August 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Ukranian Music & Dance | Golden Gate Park Band

Come out for Ukranian-American Day with the Golden Gate Park Band for Ukranian music, singing, and dancing.

Destiny’s Child Dance Class | SF
Sunday, August 24 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $6 | LEVYstudio
Destiny's Child Dance Class | 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 ...

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, August 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...

Monday, August 25

“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight
Monday, August 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

Jury Duty is a show that meshes improvisational humor with the wit and quickness of stand-up comedy every fourth Monday at 7 pm at Milk Bar. A debate style show where the crowd declares the winner over three different rounds. Usually Jury Duty sucks, but ...

Melt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach
Monday, August 25 – 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.

Tuesday, August 26

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 ...

Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight
Tuesday, August 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight

Where Eagles Dare is a punk rock themed stand-up comedy show and podcast where hosts Ryan Papazian, Jeff Anaya, and Matt Lieb invite three guest comedians to do stand-up, do feats of strength, play improv games and mosh. The show takes place on the fourth ...

Wednesday, August 27

Swing In The Square: Rockabilly Concert & Dance Lessons | Union Square
Wednesday, August 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Swing In The Square: Rockabilly Concert & Dance Lessons | Union Square

Take some classic rockabilly, mix in a dose of surf with a touch of psychobilly, chase it with a strong tiki cocktail — and you’ve got The Rumble Strippers.
They may be the newest band to hit the Bay Area rockabilly scene, but vocalist Johanna Sorentino, …

Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, August 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15
| Cyprian’s
Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF

Come have fun and exercise your imagination and creativity at a monthly improv class happening on the last Wednesday of the month at the Turk and Lyon Community Center inside St. Cyprian’s. Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15 Whether you are a veteran or ...

Friday, August 29

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, August 29 – 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 Night Bites: Live Music & Food Trucks | SoMa
Friday, August 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for wine and food.
| Bluxome Street Winery
Friday Night Bites: Live Music & Food Trucks | SoMa

Join Bluxome Street Winery on Friday Nights for their Friday Night Bites Summer Series, where they feature a different food truck each week paired with their wines and live music from 5-8 pm, every Friday from July 11 to August 29, 2014. Bluxome Street Winery is both ...

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, August 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...

Saturday, August 30

Treasure Island Flea
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly open-air flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers, makers, bakers, and more plus outdoor exhibits, scavenger hunts, and gourmet food trucks. The two-day flea market, which takes place the last weekend of every ...