Monday, September 1, 2014

Monday, September 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Hinkel Park

Actors Ensemble and Inferno Theatre present “Penthesilea – Queen of the Amazons,” adapted and directed by Giulio Perrone from the classic play by Kleist, presented free in Berkeley’s John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre. more...

6:00 pmFree Slackline Yoga Class: Focus, Balance & Strength | SF   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
6:00 pm“Attack of the Typewriters” Old School Letter-Writing Party | Make Out Room   FREE
8:00 pmGettin’ Weird: Ladies Night Comedy Show | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree First Monday Jazz Concert | Make-Out Room   FREE
8:00 pmBeatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob   FREE
8:00 pmMelt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach   FREE

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, September 2 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission more...

9:30 amde Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
10:00 amConservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day   FREE
11:00 amCartoon Art Museum: First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day   FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
12:00 pmYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
6:30 pmSee’s Candies Tasting & History Talk | South SF   FREE
7:30 pmEnglish Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley   FREE
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight   FREE
8:00 pmComedy & Karaoke Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmWood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar   FREE
8:00 pmFree Bluegrass Rock ‘n Roll Concert: Jimbo Trout | The Chapel   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Jason Downs (Last Comic Standing) Stand-Up Comedy | The Punch Line   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. All shows are 18 & over and there is a two drink minimum per person.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Free Apple Cinnamon Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, September 3 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street more...

9:00 amBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day  FREE
10:00 amFree Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to
10:00 amSF Zoo Free Admission Day   FREE*
*Free admission offer only valid to San Francisco residents with valid ID, subject to capacity.
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE
12:00 pmPhilosophical Performance Art: “Searching for Diogenes” | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:30 pmItalian Mystery Film Night: “Girl by the Lake” | SF   FREE
6:30 pm’50s Havana Social Club Dance Party in the Park | Albany   FREE
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany   FREE
7:00 pmFree Square Dancing Class & Dance Night | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmFree Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pmFree Grit-Pop Concert: Happy Fangs | The Chapel   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Exploratorium After Dark: Piano Parade & Whimsical Exhibits | Pier 15
Thursday, September 4 – 6:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
| Exploratorium

In September, Exploratorium After Dark invites you to ponder the following: How would you improve our city’s public spaces? Contribute your vision at After Dark. Play in a parade of pianos, more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame   FREE
11:00 amFree First Thursdays | Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive   FREE
12:00 pmLunchtime Concert Series | Palo Alto   FREE
12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society   FREE
12:30 pmValerie Troutt & MoonCandy: Uplifting Jazz & R&B | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
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 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 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFree Rock Wall Climbing Class | Lombardi Sports   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required to
6:00 pmFree “Barber’s Choice” Haircut Night | Lower Polk   FREE*
*Free Barber's Choice haircuts for men from 6-10 pm on the first Thursday of the month.
6:00 pmWin Tix: Design Night Gone Good: Social Solutions & Cocktails | Autodesk Gallery   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price, $25 each ($20 for students w/ID)