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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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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

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 more...

11:30 amAlta Plaza Park Restoration Sneak Peek & Celebration | SF  FREE*
*Free, but please RSVP to altaplazaclean_up@yahoo.com to help with event planning.
4:30 pmMarinnovation 2014: Tech Showcase & Networking | North Bay   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s   FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
6:00 pmGirls & Gaming Tech Panel: Fostering Inclusion & Diversity | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required and a $5 donation is encouraged. All proceeds from the event will go to Girls Who Code.
6:00 pmSoul Coughing’s Mike Doughty Solo Rock Mini-Set | Amoeba SF   FREE
6:00 pmThe Glenlivet Single Malt Scotch Private Tasting | SF   FREE*
*21+ only.
6:15 pmYoga on the Labyrinth: Meditation & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Donations accepted.
6:30 pmVerdure: Italian Veggie Recipes | Omnivore Books on Food   FREE
7:00 pmPlaytesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games | Berkeley   FREE
7:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie Night: “A Walk Among the Tombstones” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required. Arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:00 pmSpoken Word & Poetry Release Party | City Lights Books   FREE
7:30 pmEnglish Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley   FREE
7:30 pmWin Tix: Yanni Live | Oracle Arena   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $61.85
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmFree Jazz Concert: Ralph Carney’s Serious Jass Project | SF   FREE
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, September 17, 2014

Outdoor Aerial Dance Performances Off 80-Foot Wall | SF
Wednesday, September 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Hastings

Flyaway Productions aerial dance company brings their new, site-specific dance to the Tenderloin Neighborhood of SF. UC Hastings College of the Law has offered up its 80-foot wall to host the free performances on September 12-20, 2014. Multiple more...

5:30 pmEast Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
5:30 pm2014 “Architecture and the City” Fest Film: “Detropia” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmAutodesk Gallery College Night: Drinks, DJ & Design Fun | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Must have valid student ID.
6:00 pmSingle Malt Scotch Private Tasting: “The Glenlivet” | SF   FREE*
*21+ only.
6:30 pmSustainable Food & Farming Pop-Up Short Film Fest | Berkeley   FREE*
*Donations accepted
6:30 pmBangers & Grass Bluegrass All-Stars | Albany Music in the Park   FREE
6:30 pmWin Tix: OKCupid Founder Talk: Dating, Data & Human Nature | Oakland   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $25
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond   FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture at Randall Museum | SF   FREE
7:30 pmNerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop   $8
8:00 pmFree Comedy: Comikaze Lounge | SF   FREE
8:00 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by email to RealLiveComedians@gmail.com at least 3 hours before the event. Otherwise admission is $10. Donations are welcome.
8:30 pmThe Adult Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy Show & Hip Hop Cypher | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
9:00 pmWin Tix: Sunshine-y Reggae: Elan Atias (Lead Singer of “The Wailers”) | Bottom of the Hill   WIN*
*Tickets are $12

Thursday, September 18, 2014

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

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 more...

12:00 pmWin: Chomp: Carnivorous Plant Paradise | Conservatory of Flowers   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets to Chomp. Regular cost: SF Residents: $5 general; $3 youth 12-17, seniors and students with ID; $1.50 children 5-11; children 4 and under free
12:00 pmWin: VIP Tickets: Final Weeks “Modernism from the National Gallery” | de Young   WIN*
*Win a pair of VIP tickets good anytime through October 12, 2014. No need for timed tickets - VIP pass holders and skip the ticking line.
12:00 pm“Lettuce Turnip the Beet”: Workshops, DJs & Artisan Market | Emeryville   FREE*
*Free, but a nominal materials fee might be charged by DIY workshop teachers.
All DayOutdoor Aerial Dance Performances Off 80-Foot Wall | SF   FREE
4:00 pmYBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa   FREE
4:00 pmYerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa   FREE*
*All gallery and museum entries will be free except for the Contemporary Jewish Museum which will be offering a special entry price of $5.
5:00 pmStreat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park   FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
5:00 pmAsian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF   $5*
*$5 for admission after 5 pm; admission to special galleries may be extra.
5:00 pmTwilight by the Lake: Live Ragtime Swing & Free Snacks | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmNightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
6:00 pmQuick Draw SF: Monthly Live Art Party | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP on Facebook is appreciated.
6:00 pmThird Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmThe 1st Funcheap Free Happy Hour + Meet & Greet | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmWin Tix: 2014 “Ball In Blue” VIP: Cocktails, Dancing & Progressive Politics | SF   WIN*
*Win a pair of VIP tickets. Regular cost: $150.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Brand New Club: Doc’s Lab Comedy Showcase | North Beach   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price: $8 advance and $10 day of.
8:45 pmMovies on the Square | Redwood City   FREE