Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Tuesday, October 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall

Are you ready for a healthy dose of Americana? Then you owe it yourself to come see Corey Smith on his West Bound and Down Tour. This singer/songwriter is giving back more...

7:00 pmGeoffrey Farmer: Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pmEvening Cabaret: New Queer Work by Bay-Area Artists | SF  FREE
7:30 pm“Also An Octopus” Book Launch | SF  FREE
7:30 pm“Extra Toppings” Standup Comedy & Sketch Video Showcase | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmOaktown Comedy Night Laughtacular Opening | Oakland  FREE*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight  FREE
8:30 pmTuesday Night Pub Quiz | Edinburgh Castle Pub   FREE
9:00 pmWood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar   FREE
7:00 pm“The Angel of History” Book Release Party | City Lights   FREE

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, October 5 – 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...

Contemplating Business & Pre-Dreamfest Party: Good Eats & Great Drinks | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day  FREE
All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE
10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center   FREE*
*Free, but reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
10:00 amHome Land Security Exhibition | The Presidio   FREE
10:00 amSF Zoo Free Admission Day   FREE*
*Free admission offer only valid to San Francisco residents with valid ID, subject to capacity. Admission into the zoo ends one hour before closing time for non-members. (For members admission ends 30 minutes before closing time.)
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-2793 or email presidio@presidiotrust.gov. Space is limited. Reservations are limited to four people per party.
1:00 pm2016 Fleet Week Celebration: Navy Brass Band Concert | SF   FREE
3:00 pmBorlo Comix “Cruel” Mission Book Signing Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission and free TRANSHUMAN sticker if you mention FUNCHEAP.
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF   FREE
6:00 pm“Women in Entrepreneurship” Documentary Screening | SF   FREE
6:00 pmWin Tix: “ScreamGate” Zombie Apocalypse Haunted House & Outdoor Maze | SF   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost $20
6:00 pmGreen Film Fest Encore: Saving Mes Aynak | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pmAn American Genocide: The United States & the Indian Catastrophe | The Presidio   FREE
6:00 pmWriting Your Will Workshop | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pmUtilizing Your iPhone’s Best Features | SF Main Library   FREE
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:30 pmIntegrating Cultural Thinking Into Technology | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany   FREE
7:00 pm“Modern Comedy” with Nato Green | Modern Times   FREE
7:30 pm19th Century California Indian Slavery & Genocide Lecture | SF   FREE
7:30 pmComedy Night at The Uptown | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pm“Deceit and Other Possibilities” Book Launch | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
7:30 pm“Darling Days” Book Discussion | SF   FREE
7:30 pmWin Tix: Edinburgh Fringe Fest Comedy “Daughter of a Garbage Man” | The Marsh   WIN
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night & Free Pizza | SF   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pmWorld Class Comedy Opening Night | Marina   FREE*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
9:00 pmWin Tix: Rocky Votolato: Seattle’s Indie Folk-Rocker | Bottom of the Hill   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price, $13 in advance / $15 at the door
6:00 pm“Saving Mes Aynak” Film Screening | SF Main Library   FREE
6:20 pm“120 Essential Recipes to Feed the Whole Crew” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
7:00 pm“Shelter in Place” Book Release Celebration | City Lights   FREE

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Fleet Week: Free Admission For Military | Aquarium of the Bay

In celebration of Fleet Week, from October 6-9, all past and present military personnel will receive one free Aquarium ticket and $5 off for their family and guests. The discount is more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
10:00 amHome Land Security Exhibition | The Presidio   FREE
10:00 amFree Navy Ship Tours | Fleet Week 2016   FREE
All DayMarket Street Prototyping Festival: Opening Day | SF   FREE
12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society   FREE
All Day19th Annual “Music for People & Thingamajigs” Festival Exhibit | SF   FREE
12:00 pmWin: Lonely Planet’s Guide to Traveler Freebies | “The Best Things In Life Are Free”   WIN*
*Win a copy of the book.
1:00 pmFleet Week 2016 | Blue Angels Arrival & Practice   FREE
5:00 pmFinal of 2016: “Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
5:30 pmAdventure Run, Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
5:30 pmCalifornia Soundscapes: The Nature Sounds Society | The Presidio   FREE
6:00 pmFree Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF   FREE
6:00 pm2016 Seacology Prize Ceremony & Reception | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP through Eventbrite is required.
6:00 pm“Daily Occurrences: Catching the Inspirations” Opening Reception | SF   FREE
6:00 pmWin Tix: “Design Night” Maker Showcase & Open Bar Happening | Autodesk   WIN
6:00 pmRelax into Fall: DIY Series Sugar Scrubs | South SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmFirst Thursdays Art & Live Music at The Red Vic | Haight   FREE
7:00 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
7:00 pmMadame Tussauds Bollywood Figure Reveal Party | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
7:00 pm“The Art of Emma Bormann” A Retrospective Look at the Artist’s Life | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“Temescal Street Flicks” Eastside Sushi Movie Night | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmBook Talk & Signing with Cartoonist Sarah Glidden | SF   FREE
8:00 pmNew Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill   FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmWheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are accepted
8:00 pm#HellaSingle: SF’s Only Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Free with Eventbrite RSVP (donations accepted), $10 at door. Includes admission to '90s "No Scrubs" dance party after the comedy show.
8:30 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF   FREE
9:00 pm“The Best of 80s” Thursday Dance Nights | Cat Club   FREE*
*Sign-up for free entry before 10 pm and $7 after.
5:00 pmLive Jazz Music on SInner’s Hour | The Chapel   FREE

Friday, October 7, 2016

Parade of Ships Under Golden Gate Bridge | Fleet Week 2016
Friday, October 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Crissy Field

Photo | FSX Blue Angels Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet more...

All DayHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City   FREE
10:00 amFleet Week: Free Admission For Military | Aquarium of the Bay   FREE*
*Free admission tickets for past and present military; $5 discount for family and friends; reg. price $24.95
10:00 amDisaster Relief Demo Day: Fleet Week 2016 | Marina Green   FREE
All DayMarket Street Prototyping Festival: Friday | SF   FREE
11:00 amTimbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco   FREE*
*Free tours take place on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are limited to 20 people.
12:00 pmFleet Week 2016 | Full Airshow Friday & Blue Angels   FREE
12:00 pmRotunda Dance Series: AXIS Dance Company | SF City Hall   FREE
4:00 pmGlass Pumpkin Patch: Live Glassblowing Demos | San Jose   FREE*
*The demos are free to view however items for sale begin at $35.
5:00 pm“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party   FREE
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
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.
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young: Made in California | de Young Museum   FREE*
*All activities and admission to the permanent galleries on Friday nights are free and open to the public, but if you want to visit the museum's Special Exhibits, regular admission charges still apply.
5:00 pmDrive-By Truckers: Southern American Acoustic In-Store | Amoeba SF   FREE
5:00 pm2nd Annual Cultural Corridor: 8-Block Performance Series | SF   FREE
6:00 pm30th Annual Art Exhibition | Emeryville   FREE*
*A no-host bar will raise funds for the Emeryville Youth Art Program
6:00 pmAsian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pmTemescal First Fridays | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
6:00 pmFirst Friday Roller Boogie Street Jam | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pm$5 First Friday Hands-on Family Activities | Oakland   $5*
*Pay online or at the door.
6:30 pm“The Lost Boys” Movie Screening | SF   FREE