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San Francisco Free Folk FestivalSan Francisco Free Folk Festival
By - posted 6/22/2011
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Folks, if you have an ear, a dance step or a musician’s touch for Folk music, this two-day free 35th Annual San Francisco Folk Festival is about as good as it gets. Sure, there will be over 60 music performances but there will be also be dance parties (everything from more...

U.S. Air Guitar ChampionshipsU.S. Air Guitar Championships
By - posted 6/21/2011
Win Stuff

It’s time to turn it up to ‘11 for the San Francisco regional of the U.S. Air Guitar Championships, a national competition taken, yes, very very seriously. The tour has been stopping at all major cities to pick those deemed best air shredders—whether or not they can actually play guitar. We’re such more...

SF's Best Free Summer FestivalsSF’s Best Free Summer Festivals
By - posted 6/21/2011
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The San Francisco Bay Area blossoms during the summer months with practically every neighborhood hosting its own street fair. Many of these festivals are practically interchangeable – with the same vendors, similar activities and nearly identical music. Don’t get us wrong… we love the neighborhood street fairs for their local charm, more...

The Tamale Lady's Birthday BashThe Tamale Lady’s Birthday Bash
By - posted 6/20/2011
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  Help save KUSF while taking swigs of Speakeasy beer and celebrating The Tamale Lady’s birthday at Zeitgeist in San Francisco. It’s free to enjoy a live performance by the Goat Family Jug Band and a screening of the rockumentary “Our Lady of Tamale,” about the guest of honor herself. Plus more...

Free Peet's Coffee DayFree Peet’s Coffee Day
By - posted 6/13/2011
Freebies

Screw yuckybucks for a day and hook yourself up with some real coffee – a free Peet’s coffee to start your week out right – no purchase necessary. Peet’s is rewarding their facebook fans with a free small drip coffee on Monday, June 20th as long as you print out this more...

Beta Test The New BARTBeta Test The New BART
By - posted 6/12/2011
City Insight

BART invites you to tour a mobile, interactive seat lab where you can try out new train car seating designs and give feedback. Seat labs take place at (or near) BART stations all over the Bay Area from Monday June 13 through Wednesday June 22nd. The final seat lab takes place more...

The Weekend in CheapThe Weekend in Cheap
By - posted 6/12/2011
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This weekend in San Francisco features a bunch of wizard rockers, comic book classes as well as a series of Father’s Day weekend fairs where festival-goers can dress up as pirates, feast on pasta or watch the Picklewater Circus perform for free. Here’s our picks for our favorite five things to more...

Funcheap on KQEDFuncheap on KQED
By - posted 6/11/2011
City Insight

FuncheapSF’s very own Johnny Funcheap was a guest on KQED’s Forum on June 10, 2011 to give tips on how to have fun in the summer in the San Francisco Bay Area without spending a ton of money. The 30-minute interview with host Dave Iverson gives tips on free summer music more...

Free Super Duper Burger DayFree Super Duper Burger Day
By - posted 6/2/2011
Eat & Drink

Super Duper is celebrating the opening of a brand new location in downtown SF on June 8, 2011 with a free burger hour. Super Duper will give away free burgers from 1pm to 2pm to their Facebook fans and twitter followers at their new restaurant at 721 Market Street (between more...

U2 Ticket GiveawayU2 Ticket Giveaway
By - posted 6/1/2011
Win Stuff

If you’ve got an old pair of boots (or shoes) you can part with, you could walk away with a pair of free tickets to U2’s sold out June 7 concert at the Oakland Coliseum. The Soles4Souls nonprofit is hosting a shoe collection drive at the Hard Rock Cafe on Pier 39. more...

Free Krispy Kreme DayFree Krispy Kreme Day
By - posted 5/27/2011
Freebies

Friday June 3, 2011 is National Doughnut Day, supposedly a real holiday created in 1938 by the Salvation Army honor the women who served dougnuts to soldiers during World War I. In celebration, Krispy Kreme is offering a free donut today at all participating stores including those in Daly City, Mountain more...

Blue Man Group Casting CallBlue Man Group Casting Call
By - posted 5/24/2011
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Look good in blue? How about covered in blue paint? The Blue Man Casting Team is constantly exploring new ways to connect with dynamic performers. Being a part of Blue Man Group is unlike any other gig – as long as you’re between 5’10” and 6’1″. They accept submissions all year more...

The 10 Days of Free CoffeeThe 10 Days of Free Coffee
By - posted 5/24/2011
Freebies

The Tully’s Coffee Discovery is touring around San Francisco handing out free cups of freshly brewed coffee every day at different locations in SF until Memorial Day. From either the Tully’s Discovery Truck, or sampling tents, the Tully’s crew will be handing out free cups of Tully’s Coffee as well more...

Memorial Day By The BayMemorial Day By The Bay
By - posted 5/24/2011
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Once you’ve paid tribute to the members of the armed forces who have lost their lives (after all, that’s the whole reason for Memorial Day, right?) there’s lots of fun free things to do in the San Francisco Bay Area on Monday if you have the day off. Things to Do more...

SFMade Week 2011SFMade Week 2011
By - posted 5/23/2011
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During SFMade Week 2011 take a tour of some of the City’s best known and emergent artisan manufacturers’ factories and experience the process of making first-hand with SF Made “Open Factories.” Tours include Ritual Coffee, Anchor Steam and Rickshaw Bagworks. Anchor Steam Brewery – Friday, May 27, 2011 – 10am – more...