Sunday, September 3, 2017

Inspiring Music from Russia | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music

Photo | Friends of the Golden Gate Park BandThe Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 135th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, more...

1:30 pmKabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo   FREE
1:30 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls” | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” Preview | The Presidio   FREE

Monday, September 4, 2017

Free Symphony Tribute Concert to American Workers | Golden Gate Park
Monday, September 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music

Photo | Friends of the Golden Gate Park BandThe Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 135th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, more...

1:30 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls” | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio   FREE
8:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmFree Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room   FREE
8:45 pmLate Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway   FREE


Tuesday, September 5, 2017

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, September 5 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum

Fine Arts Museums of San FranciscoFounded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum that showcases the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the more...

9:30 amLegion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmSweet ‘n Low: International Show of Cute | Free Admission Day   FREE
6:00 pmMonthly Game Night at the Library | Napa   FREE
6:30 pmFree 1st Tuesday Clay Workshop & Potluck | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but bring along a dish to share or a donation
7:30 pm“Why Poetry” Book Discussion | SF   FREE
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight   FREE

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 111 Minna Gallery

Join Lululemon for their monthly complimentary yoga class and coffee at 111 Minna Gallery. Start the day with a gentle vinyasa flow, and leave centered and present. Top it off with a more...

9:00 amFree Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF   FREE
All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE
All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day   FREE
10:00 amFree Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland   FREE*
*To make a reservation, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mail aallen@oaklandnet.com. Please include the specific tour and date you are requesting in your message.
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: Celebrating the Arts 2017 | Oakland   FREE
5:30 pmFirst Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek   FREE
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany   FREE
7:00 pm“Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse” Book Reading & Discussion | City Lights   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, September 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
12:30 pmThe Flock: Seven-Piece World Music Ensemble | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pm2017 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema: Kick-Off Party | SF   FREE
7:00 pm“Life in Code” Book Reading & Discussion | City Lights   FREE
7:30 pm“Temescal Street Flicks” Outdoor Homegrown Movie Night | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmNew Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill   FREE
9:00 pmComedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE

Friday, September 8, 2017

70s Roller Disco Party | Pier 39
Friday, September 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

They’re rolling it back to the year they opened – 1978 – with a free 70s Roller Disco Party. Head to The Pier for an evening of fun, music, and roller-skating in more...

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Jazz & R&B | Oakland  FREE
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa  FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pmVallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays  FREE
5:30 pmPoint Richmond Concert: Americana & Appalachian | East Bay  FREE
6:00 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
6:00 pm“Summer Sessions” We Rollin’ Scavenger Hunt | Hayes Valley   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFree Veggie Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pm“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio   FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
6:30 pmStarlight Movie Night: “Moana” | Alameda   FREE
6:30 pmGrotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5.
6:30 pm“Cat People” Stand Up Comedy | SF   $5
7:00 pmBernal Heights “Film Crawl on Cortland” 2017 | SF   FREE
7:30 pmFree Movies in the Park: Jungle Book | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pm2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Pete’s Dragon” | Menlo Park   FREE
8:00 pmYeti: Stand-up Comedy with $1 Beer | Oakland   FREE
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free, before 10 pm. $10 after.
6:45 pmFree Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

100 Riddles. 12 Hours. 1 City. The SF Hunt is back. For the third time, we’ll be taking over San Francisco for one insane all-day scavenger hunt. This city will become more...

All DayVintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mail aallen@oaklandnet.com.
10:00 am“California Natives & Succulents” Plant Sale | SF Botanical Garden   FREE
10:00 amSF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
All Day“J-Pop” Huge Japanese Pop Culture Festival 2017 | Fort Mason Center   $35*
*One-day passes are $35 ($40 on site) each. Two-day passes are $50 ($55 on site) each. Kids 12 and below are $15. Kids 5 & below are free.
All Day“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square   FREE
12:00 pmGarden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF   FREE
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
12:00 pmFree Beginner Parkour “Urban Ninja” Class   FREE
1:00 pmLive in the Castro: Lisa Gonick & the Damfino Players | Jane Warner Plaza   FREE
1:00 pmNubian Music with Alsarah & The Nubatones | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
1:00 pmSaturday Latin Jazz Concert in the Park | McLaren Park   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio   FREE
2:00 pmArt Walk 2017: 8 Amazing Galleries & Live Music | Benicia   FREE
2:30 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls” | Santa Cruz   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
6:30 pm2017 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema Finale: Live Jazz & Films | Precita Park   FREE
6:30 pmSpontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pmAddison Street Jazz | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmFilm Night in the Park: “The Graduate” | Union Square   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Fort Mason hosts one of the country’s biggest J-Pop culture events of the year with the 2017 J-Pop Summit Festival, a two-day event taking place for more than 30,000 people. J-Pop Summit Festival Sat-Sun, September more...

All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito  FREE
11:00 am“Kidchella 2017” Kids Summer Music Festival: The Andyland Band | Redwood City   FREE
11:00 amVintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 am“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Western Addition   FREE
All DayInner Sunset Flea 2017 | Block Party & Street Fair   FREE
11:00 am“Summer Sessions” Sunday Streets Brunch | Hayes Valley   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Please bring money for food and drinks
All DayMission District “Calle 24” Latino Art Stroll & Mural Tour | SF   FREE
12:30 pmFree Second Sunday Community Workout Class | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but advance registration may be required
1:00 pmLive in the Castro: Dirty Cello | Jane Warner Plaza   FREE
1:30 pmOpera in the Park 2017 | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pmSummer Sunday Concert | Niles Town Plaza   FREE
2:00 pmBlues Rock Concert: Crosscut | Union Square Live   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio   FREE
2:30 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls” | Santa Cruz   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
6:00 pmFree Bay Shore Lyric Opera | Redwood City   FREE
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE

Monday, September 11, 2017

Live at Lagunitas: Mavis Staples | Petaluma
Monday, September 11 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery

Photo | Lagunitas Brewing Co Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live concert series featuring some amazing bands ranging in genre from roots to gothic pop in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette (1280 N McDowell more...