Monday, October 31, 2016

Free Cab Rides on Halloween Night | 2016

To help keep your drunken ass off the road, Halloween revelers in San Francisco can get their cab rides home paid for all Halloween night (until 4 am). Law firm Berg Injury Lawyers more...

Sunday, October 9, 2016

2:00 pmKearny Street Workshop’s Annual Festival | SF Main Library  FREE

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, November 1 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum

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

9:30 amLegion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
10:00 amConservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park   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 pmWin: Comedy DVD “Bad Moms” from Writers of “The Hangover”   WIN*
*Win a free DVD
4:00 pmPirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories: Final Day | Antioch   FREE*
*Walk-on tours are free, with $5 donation much appreciated. Sailing tickets are $47.
6:00 pmTuesday Trivia Night & Free Popcorn | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmWill & Willie Election Special #5: Be Part of the Live Audience | SF   FREE
6:45 pm1st Tuesday Author Reading Series | Oakland   FREE*
*Free reading, but bring some money if you want to get food and drinks.
7:00 pmFree Sneak Peek Movie: “The Space Between Us” | AMC Metreon   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:00 pmWin Tix: “Luna Mexicana” Dia de los Muertos Ballet | Oakland   WIN
7:30 pmEvening Cabaret: New Queer Work by Bay-Area Artists | SF   FREE
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight   FREE
8:00 pm“My Greasy Sons” Comedy Showcase & Craft Beer | Oakland   $5
8:00 pmOaktown Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for free tickets. Otherwise $15.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, November 2 – 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...

All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE
9:30 amHoliday Ice Skating Rink: Opening Day 2016 Ceremony | Union Square   FREE*
*Free to watch
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-2793 or email Space is limited. Reservations are limited to four people per party.
4:00 pm2016 Dia de los Muertos Festival of Altars | SF   FREE
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:30 pm“Sous Vide at Home” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
7:00 pm2016 Dia de los Muertos Procession | SF   FREE
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany   FREE
7:00 pm“Modern Comedy” with Nato Green | Modern Times   FREE
7:00 pmSpacetime Symphony: Gravitational Waves Astronomy Talk | Los Altos   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pmWheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are accepted
8:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night & Free Pizza | SF   FREE
8:00 pmWorld Class Comedy Wednesdays | 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.
10:00 pmBaked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF   $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, November 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church

All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in a communal setting at this free vegetarian dinner gathering. The dinner takes place the at 6 more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
5:30 pmAdventure Run, Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFree Yoga Class Among Stained Glass | SF   FREE*
*Bring your own mat. This is a donation-based yoga class. They encourage those who can to donate $10. However, no one is ever turned away due to a lack of funds.
6:00 pm“Sutro Baths” Opening Reception | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Propaganda | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Thursday “Hub CAP” Community Art Party | Vallejo   FREE*
*Free, but donations are always welcome.
6:30 pmPoetry Thursdays at Readers Bookstore | Fort Mason   FREE
6:30 pmFirst Thursdays Art & Live Music at The Red Vic | Haight   FREE
6:30 pm“L.A.’s Legendary Restaurants” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmNew Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill   FREE
8:00 pmWheel of Karaoke West: Standup Showcase & Karaoke Contest | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pm#HellaSingle: SF’s Only Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | Milk Bar   FREE*
*$5 online, $10 at door. Includes admission to '90s "No Scrubs" dance party after the comedy show.
8:00 pmEclectic Comedy Showcase at Hyde St. | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmWin Tix: The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Live | Victoria Theatre   WIN
8:30 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF   FREE
9:00 pmThe Doldrums Comedy Show | 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.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Rotunda Dance Series: Mussel Rock Cloggers | SF City Hall
Friday, November 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

Mussel Rock is a performance group developed by the Barbary Coast Cloggers and students from the Sunday afternoon classes at Rhythm & Motion.

All DayHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
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.
5:00 pm“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party   FREE
5:30 pmParol-Marking Workshop: Beautiful Filipino Lanterns | SoMa   FREE*
*One free parol per person. Additional parol materials are $6-8 each.
6:00 pmTemescal First Fridays | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
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 pmFirst Friday Roller Boogie Street Jam | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pmAsian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
6:00 pm$5 First Friday Hands-on Family Activities | Oakland   $5*
*Pay online or at the door.
6:00 pm“Around & Around” Artist Reception | SF   FREE
6:00 pmPunk Rock Mini Concert: He Who Cannot Be Named | Amoeba SF   FREE
7:00 pm2016 Proxy Fall Film Festival Finale: “Captain Fantastic” | Hayes Valley   FREE
7:00 pmAbout Last Night: Sexcapade Storytelling Stories | SF   $5
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pmFirst Friday Fiesta: Free, Educational & Engaging Performances | San Jose   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
8:00 pmFree Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks
8:30 pmWin Tix: La Sera: Punky Indie Rock | Swedish American Hall   WIN
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE

Saturday, November 5, 2016

2016 Bay Area Science Festival Extravaganza | AT&T Park

Photo | Bay Area Science FestivalAT&T Park is transformed into a science wonderland for the concluding event of the Bay Area Science Festival – a free science extravaganza. Last year, more than 30,000 more...

9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
9:00 amFirst Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland  FREE
9:00 amGarden Volunteer Workparty “Kezar Triangle” | Golden Gate Park  FREE*
*Please RSVP to
9:00 am“Park Greening Day” Volunteer Party | Alamo Square Park  FREE*
*Please RSVP to
All DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
All DayFinal Day: 2016 Día de los Muertos Exhibit: 25+ Altars & 50+ Artists | SOMArts   FREE
11:00 amHealthy & Free First Saturdays | Marin Headlands   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
11:00 am38Makers Gift Fair: Free Fall Treats & Locally Made Products | SF   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation.
11:00 amMuseum Animals’ Send-Off Party & Live Presentation | SF   FREE
11:00 amEthnic Dance Festival Auditions | SF   $10*
*Kids 12 and under get in FREE.
All Day2016 SF Open Studios Weekend | Mission & Noe Valley   FREE
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
1:00 pmFlax Fort Mason One Year Anniversary: Paint, Draw & Craft | SF   FREE
2:00 pmGrown Up Gaming: All-Ages Board Game Day | South SF   FREE
3:00 pm“Molly on the Range” Book Discussion | Omnivore Books   FREE