Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, September 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8 | Rickshaw Stop

What happens when geeks take over a rock club for an evening of drinking and presentations? Find out at Nerd Nite, a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots more...

5:30 pmEast Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond  FREE
8:00 pmFree “Sup Girl” Comedy Show | SF   FREE
8:30 pmOakland Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland   FREE

Thursday, September 17, 2015

YBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa
Thursday, September 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

The YBCA:ConVerge series is a free monthly public gathering featuring creative and generative social art practices. Community and innovative multi- and inter-disciplinary arts practices come together in the YBCA’s Grand Lobby and more...

12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Smooth Jazz Concert | SF  FREE
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Western Swing Concert | SF  FREE
12:30 pmGrown-Up Lego Day | Mountain View  FREE
4:00 pm“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
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 pmNew Belgium Slow Ride Sessions: Free Yoga, Art Tour & Bike Ride | Oakland   FREE*
*Free yoga and tour, but bring some money for beer.
6:00 pmNightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
6:00 pmHardly Strictly Tribute Concert Series | Contemporary Jewish Museum   $5*
*Museum admission is required: $5 after 5 pm.
6:00 pmThird Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland   FREE
6:30 pmBrains After Dark: Trivia, Beer & Snacks at the Library | Foster City   FREE
7:00 pm“Catch the Fever” Free Latin Dance Class & Party | Bay Street Emeryville   FREE
7:30 pmMovies on the Square: Unbroken | Redwood City   FREE
8:00 pmSF Indie’s Outdoor Summer Movie: “Airplane” | McCoppin Plaza   FREE
8:00 pmThe Smart Culture Show: Artsy Comedy Showcase & Free Pizza | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmFull-Frontal Comedy Showcase | Castro   $5*
*Entrance is a suggested donation of $5. A portion of proceeds go to Margaret Cho's #BeRobin project to help San Francisco's homeless.


Friday, September 18, 2015

Free Admission Fridays at Lindsay Wildlife Experience | Walnut Creek
Friday, September 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to all visitors on every third Friday.
| Lindsay Wildlife Experience

Come to the Lindsay Wildlife Experience for up close and personal interaction with their fascinating animals for free on every third Friday of the month from 10 am to 5 pm. Lindsay Wildlife Experience saves animals more...

12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Americana Concert | SF   FREE
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Jazz Concert | SF   FREE
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Jump Swing Concert | SF   FREE
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Brazilian Concert | SF   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 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF   FREE
5:00 pm“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview   FREE
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young: Final Weekend of Painting Set Free and Cine+Mas San Francisco’s Latino Film Festival | SF   FREE*
*Friday Nights at the de Young programs are free of charge. Tickets are required to visit the permanent collection and special exhibition galleries.
7:00 pmBicycle Art Salon | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by contacting the organizers via email to bicycleartsalon@gmail.com or phone at 510-230-8270.
8:00 pmSan Jose Bike Party   FREE
8:00 pmSeduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland   $5*
*$5 when you mention Funcheap at the door; otherwise, tickets are $10. 21+
8:00 pm$5 Classic Movie Night: “Mad Max” | Paramount Theatre   $5
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

2015
Saturday, September 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Lindley Meadow

Get ready for another wild, wonky day of bike philanthropy, beer, bikes and bemusement as New Belgium’s Tour de Fat 2015 stops in San Franicsco with live music, strange bicycle mayhem, lots more...

All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
All Day2015 “Peace In The Park” Festival | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 am“Top Chef Seattle” Chef Elizabeth Binder Demo & Tasting | Embarcadero   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pm“Swap-O-Rama-Rama” DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | SF   FREE
2:00 pmArt on the Green: Artist Demos, Jewelry & Art Vendors | Livermore   FREE
3:00 pm“Guittard Chocolate Cookbook” Launch | SF   FREE
8:00 pmYou Betta Work Comedy Fiesta Show | SF   FREE*
*Comedy show is free. Food, beverage, and laundry available for purchase.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Jazz & Comedy with “Orange is the New Black’s” Lea DeLaria | The Regency   WIN
8:00 pm“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland   FREE
9:00 pmNew Wave Dance Party | SoMa   $7*
*$7 before 10pm / $12 after
9:00 pmThe Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP, or $5 at the door.
9:00 pm“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | SF   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase more...

9:00 amConcord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay  FREE
11:00 amFree Yoga | An Outdoor Yoga Class | SF  FREE
11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford   FREE
12:00 pm2015 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayLocal Game Sunday: 100+ Free-to-Play Tabletop Games | Berkeley   FREE
All Day“Eats, Beats & Brews” Block Party: Salsa Dancing, Games & Beer Garden | Berkeley   FREE
1:00 pmSpanish Dancing with El Grupo Sabores de España | SF   FREE
1:00 pmFree Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley   FREE
1:00 pmLive Jazz Music: Kurt Ribak   FREE
1:00 pm100th Anniversary San Francisco City Hall Guided Tours | Civic Center   FREE
1:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Jazz Concert | SF   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | SF   FREE
2:00 pmSummer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera   FREE*
*FREE
3:00 pmSF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations   FREE*
*Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store location at (415) 345-0400.
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE

Monday, September 21, 2015

Tour of Diego Rivera's 1st US Mural | Union Square
Monday, September 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
| Secret Location (SF)

The mural “Allegory of California” graces the stairwell of the City Club (formerly the Pacific Stock Exchange Club). Normally closed the public, this is an opportunity to see the first mural more...

8:00 pm“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight   FREE
9:00 pm“Am I Rite?” Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Live at Deluxe | SF   FREE

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free R&B Concert | SF  FREE
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Jazz/Blues Concert | SF  FREE
8:00 pmWhere Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight  FREE

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Union Square Live Psychedelic Music: Moonalice | SF
Wednesday, September 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park

Moonalice is a psychedelic, roots-rock band of seasoned musicians mixing a variety of genres with extended musical improvisations that evoke a sense of adventure and exploration. Everyone is a part of more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free R&B Concert | SF  FREE
7:00 pmBen Hedin & Radio Silence Magazine | City Lights   FREE*
*None
7:05 pmOakland A’s vs. Texas Rangers | $2 Ticket Day   $2*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
7:30 pm“Sh*t Talk” 2-for-1 Comedy & Cocktails Night | SF   $2.50*
*Mention FuncheapSF at the door and get 2-for-1 entry (so, $2.50 each), so grab a friend and get ready for some laughs. Otherwise, admission is $5 each.
8:00 pmFree Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin   FREE
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin   FREE

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Old Blues, Pop & Jazz Music Show | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, September 24 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

With her sassy, old-time sound and vast knowledge of pre-World War II songs, Oakland vocalist Kally Price inhabits a musical realm where jazz, blues and pop songs fraternize freely. After Hurricane more...

12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Jazz Concert | SF  FREE
12:30 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Reggae Concert | SF   FREE
4:00 pm“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.
6:00 pmNightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
7:00 pmUp in Jokes Comedy at Rooz Cafe | Oakland   FREE

Friday, September 25, 2015

Free Harbor Tours: USS Potomac & Giant Cranes | Port of Oakland
Friday, September 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | USS Potomac

The Port of Oakland is pleased to offer free harbor tours from June through October 2015 on the historic USS Potomac located at 540 Water Street (at Clay Street) in Jack more...

All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos  FREE
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Swing Concert | SF  FREE
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Cuban Salsa Concert | SF  FREE
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free New Orleans Blues Concert | SF  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 Night Market at UN Plaza | SF   FREE
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young: A Night of Pure Dazzle | SF   FREE*
*Friday Nights at the de Young programs are free of charge. Tickets are required to visit the permanent collection and special exhibition galleries.
5:30 pmPoint Richmond Concert: Soji & The Afrobeat Band | East Bay   FREE
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE