Upcoming Events

Upcoming EventsHere’s a calendar listing of all of our upcoming fun & cheap events for the entire Bay Area including San Francisco, East Bay, Peninsula, South Bay and North Bay.

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Tour of Diego Rivera's 1st US Mural | Union Square
Monday, October 20 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
| Secret Location (SF)

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 more...

7:00 pmThe Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry w/ Dominique Christina | SF   $8*
*$8 when you mention FuncheapSF at the door; otherwise, it's $10
7:00 pmHalloween Pub Trivia & Beer Night at the Library | Peninsula   FREE
7:00 pmFree Middle Eastern Theatre Performance | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended. Please email information@goldenthread.org with the performance you’d like to attend and the number of tickets you’re requesting.
7:30 pmPsychic & Near-Death Experience Story Night | SF   FREE
7:30 pmWin Tix: Burning Man Founder, Larry Harvey on “Why The Man Keeps Burning” | SFJAZZ   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15. Free for Long Now Members.
8:00 pmMelt the Mic Comedy Showcase | North Beach   FREE*
*Tip jar optional
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Live at Deluxe | SF   FREE
9:00 pm“Am I Rite?” Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Rare Walking Tour: SF's Grand Old Clubs | Nob Hill
Tuesday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| California & Mason

Some older tourist guide books from the mid 20th century refer to the area between Nob Hill, Union Square, and the Financial District as Club Land or Club Row. The heyday more...

All DayNewCo Silicon Valley 2014: Tech & Ideas Festival | South Bay   FREE*
*Free general admission, but an RSVP is required, plus registration is required for individual sessions.
12:00 pmExploratorium Lab & Lunch: “The Edible Bay” Local Food Discussion | Pier 15   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP required. Email reserve@exploratorium.edu, or call 415.528.4444, and choose option 5.
1:10 pmWestin St. Francis 110th Anniversary Free Historic Tour | SF   FREE
5:00 pmWorld Series Game 1: Giants vs. Royals Game Watch Party   FREE*
*Free with Facebook RSVP
5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s   FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
6:00 pmBrit Soul Singer Jessie Ware Concert | Amoeba SF   FREE
6:15 pmYoga on the Labyrinth: Meditation & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Donations accepted.
7:30 pm2014 Barbie Mutilation Night: Halloween Edition | Mission Dist.   $5*
*$5+ sliding scale donation gets you a fresh Barbie victim and benefits the Hope Flight Foundation for children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
10:00 pmBig Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF   FREE*
*Free, but you must have big hair or wear a wig.


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

NewCo Silicon Valley 2014: Tech & Ideas Festival | South Bay

Experience and learn about the innovation economy up close and personal and in its native habitat.  The first annual NewCo Silicon Valley Festival is a mix between a business conference and more...

10:00 amOakland Chinatown: Final Free Guided Walking Tour | Summer 2014  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
5:00 pmWorld Series Game 2: Giants vs. Royals Game Watch Party   FREE*
*Free with Facebook RSVP
5:00 pmPaws on the Square: Doggie Musical Chairs & Puppy Pampering | Oakland   FREE
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF   FREE
8:00 pmFree Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks
8:00 pmWin Tix: Sloan: Power Pop Harmonies & Cheeky Charm | SF   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets; regular cost, $15-20
8:00 pmBlush “Free Comedy on Castro” Night with Matt Lieb (SF Sketchfest) | SF   FREE

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Legion of Honor VIP

Step into the history and grandeur of Houghton Hall, the English country house reminiscent of Highclere Castle seen on the popular PBS drama, Downton Abbey. With stunning displays of its spectacular interiors, more...

10:00 amNewCo Silicon Valley 2014: Tech & Ideas Festival | South Bay   FREE*
*Free general admission, but an RSVP is required, plus registration is required for individual sessions.
12:00 pmSite-Specific Lunchtime Dance Installation | UN Plaza   FREE
5:00 pmStreat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park   FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
6:00 pmNightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
6:00 pm2014 Warriors Basketball Open Practice & Behind-the-Scenes | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, seating is limited and tickets are required to attend.
6:00 pmWin Tix: “Vintners in the Vaults” SF History & Wine Tasting Party | The Old Mint   WIN*
*Enter to win a pair of tickets - Regular price $45. Pay $27 with promo code FUNCHEAP40. Includes Unlimited Wine Tasting from 50+ Wineries and Souvenir Wine Glass

Friday, October 24, 2014

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Hayes Valley & SoMa Residents
Friday, October 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So more...

1:00 pmFree Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF   FREE
4:00 pm“Friday Night Market”: Summer Evening Festival | UN Plaza   FREE
5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by calling Priscilla at 415-406-1367. Space is limited.
5:00 pmWorld Series Game 3: Giants vs. Royals Game Watch Party   FREE*
*Free with Facebook RSVP
5:00 pmFriday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland   $7.50*
*Half-price gallery admission for adults, ages 18 and under are free. Admission for Members is always free. Cash bar. Prices vary for Off the Grid food trucks.
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Programs are free and open to the public, but does not include admission to the museum's galleries.
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmIndie Pop Duo Concert: Tennis | Amoeba SF   FREE
7:00 pmWin Tix: Mayhem Mansion: Twisted Tours of 1886 Haas-Lilienthal House | SF   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price: $18 adv / $25 door for adults
7:00 pm“Under the Influence” Reading Performance Series | North Beach   $5*
*Suggested donation to support the venue. Nobody turned away for lack of funds
7:15 pmFriday Night Outdoor Movie: “Ghostbusters” | Sunset Dist.   FREE

Saturday, October 25, 2014

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Tenderloin & Potrero Hill Residents
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So more...

9:00 am“Cars & Croissants” Monthly Exotic Car Show | Santana Row  FREE
9:30 amThe Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.