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Fat Tuesday Block PartyFat Tuesday Block Party
By - posted 2/18/2012
Fairs & Festivals

Fillmore Street comes alive with a neighborhood-wide Fat Tuesday party on February 21, 2012 for the 3rd Annual Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore festival. This annual outdoor event features free live jazz music and dancing in the Fillmore Center Plaza with Bobbie Webb accompanied by the Smooth Blues Crew, plus stilt walkers, jugglers and face painters. Fat Tuesday Celebration more...

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Tribute ConcertHardly Strictly Bluegrass Tribute Concert
By - posted 2/18/2012
Fairs & Festivals

Join thousands of music fans and over a dozen artists to celebrate the life of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass benefactor Warren Hellman who passed away in December. A public celebration and two stages of live music will take place on Sunday, February 19, 2012 at Ocean Beach with musicians near and dear to more...

President's Day Parking RulesPresident’s Day Parking Rules
By - posted 2/17/2012
City Insight

If you’ve got a car in San Francisco you’re already paying a crapload in insurance, your dents have dents, you have to suffer through critical mass and people hating on you for ruining the planet. And if that wasn’t enough… there’s the insanely complex, nearly impossible to decipher conflicting parking signs more...

$5 Beat-Making Workshop for DJs$5 Beat-Making Workshop for DJs
By - posted 2/15/2012
City Discoveries

Learn to mix your own beats at this super cheap Mission DJ workshop that aims to have you sampling, mixing and grooving in no time. BeatShop Bay Area is a unique music program for aspiring Bay Area musicians who want to explore the technological side of music-making. This Tuesday and Thursday more...

Best of SF Beer Week 2012Best of SF Beer Week 2012
By - posted 2/13/2012
Eat & Drink

There’s no reason that sippin’ those sweet suds has to break the bank during SF Beer Week 2012!  From February 10th till the 19th, here’s the cheapest beer bashes around the Bay serving up cheap drinks, complimentary grub, booze-fueled competitions, and plenty more. “Nightlife” Beer Week & Noise Pop | California Academy more...

Speakeasy's SF Beer Week BashSpeakeasy’s SF Beer Week Bash
By - posted 2/13/2012
Eat & Drink

Speakeasy’s getting in the spirit with an all-day SF Beer Week blowout. Get down to the brewery Friday, February 17th from 12-9pm for a home brewing expo, a chance to meet the brewers, live music, free mustaches, food trucks and exclusive & limited edition $3 beers – as fresh as they come – more...

Valentine’s Day 2012: Top 5 Cheap Date IdeasValentine’s Day 2012: Top 5 Cheap Date Ideas
By - posted 2/12/2012
Valentine's Day

Here’s our choices for our five favorite free & affordable Valentine’s events for 2012. We here at FuncheapSF wish you the best of luck getting into whomever’s pants you dream about and hope you are able to keep your wallet in your pocket for most of the night. Happy Valentine’s Day! – more...

Asian Art Museum's Only Full Free DayAsian Art Museum’s Only Full Free Day
By - posted 2/8/2012
Freebies

Come to Asian Art Museum on Sunday, February 12, 2012 for a special free day – including free entry to the special exhibit Maharaja: Splendors of India’s Royal Courts. Explore the life and times of India’s great kings: see Ranjit Singh’s gold throne, Mughal and Rajasthani masterpiece paintings, a diamond belt, a more...

San Francisco’s Dirt Cheap DinersSan Francisco’s Dirt Cheap Diners
By - posted 2/8/2012
Eat & Drink

Whatever happened to going out with 20 bucks and spending only as much? We think it can be done and if you can save big on late-night chow, it’s a good start. Here we highlight a few eateries all over San Francisco that offer meals with variety for a measly five more...

Funcheap's Guide to Farmers' MarketsFuncheap’s Guide to Farmers’ Markets
By - posted 2/8/2012
City Insight

Sample stone fruit, samosas or strawberry jam while supporting sustainable agriculture and locally-grown food with FuncheapSF’s list of nearby farmers’ markets selling everything from fresh produce to live ferns in plazas, parking lots and piers across the Bay Area. Here’s our rundown of the best places to buy fresh fruit and more...

Noise Pop at 20Noise Pop at 20
By - posted 2/6/2012
Get Out: Events

The Noise Pop Photo Retrospective takes a look back at the past 19 years of Noise Pop Festivals: the artists, the fans and the clubs that have shaped the yearly event from what began as a single, sweaty night in a small club to the sprawling San Francisco institution it more...

SF's Historic Movie TheatersSF’s Historic Movie Theaters
By - posted 2/5/2012
Get Out: Events

The pictorial Left in the Dark: Portraits of San Francisco Movie Theatres celebrates twentieth century movie theatres and moviegoing through lush full-color fine art photographs and personal essays that offer both scholarly and literary appeal. Julie Lindow, editor of Left in the Dark, will introduce the book. Authors Katherine Petrin and R.A. McBride more...

Blue Bottle Free Coffee TastingBlue Bottle Free Coffee Tasting
By - posted 2/5/2012
Eat & Drink

Join Blue Bottle Coffee Co. at their Oakland Roastery on Tuesday, February 7th at 2pm for a free public cupping led by Felipe Croce of FAF farms, Brazil. Blue Bottle visited the FAF operation, near the border of Sao Paulo and Minas Gerais state, in October and cupped some excellent micro-lots more...

Free Sneak Preview Movie NightFree Sneak Preview Movie Night
By - posted 2/5/2012
Free Movie Screenings

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of the brand new action adventure comedy starring The Rock,  “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.” based on an 1874 Jules Verne novel that was a sequel to the classic “20,000 Leagues Under The Sea.” Journey 2: The Mysterious Island Monday, February 6, 2012 (6:30p) San more...

Super Bowl XLVI: Where to WatchSuper Bowl XLVI: Where to Watch
By - posted 2/5/2012
Get Out: Events

The hardcore Patriots and Giants fans probably have already scoped out exactly where they are watching the 2012 Super Bowl and have their faces already. But for most everyone else, it’s about the food, the beer, the games and the commercials. Forget about the usual sports bars, this is all about who more...