Saturday, May 3, 2014

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank more...

10:00 amHeron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 amFerry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF   FREE
11:00 amFree Sneak Preview Movie: “Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return” | SF   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
12:00 pmFree Caribbean Dance Classes for SF Carnival | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
12:30 pmEye of Horus: Final Large-Scale Dance Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
7:30 pmLost & Out of Print Film Night | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
8:00 pm“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland   FREE
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, $6.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, May 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 17,000 artworks spanning 6,000 more...

11:00 am“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Dogpatch/Bayview   FREE
11:00 amFree First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California   FREE
11:00 amFree AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
All Day2014 How Weird Street Faire | SoMa   FREE*
*Requested donation of $10 which gets you Weirdi Gras Magic Beads which give you $1 off every drink at the bars, and discounts at many of the vendors. Magic Beads are only available during the day at the faire entrances.
12:00 pmFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park   FREE
1:00 pmYerba Buena Gardens Festival Kick-Off: Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra | SF   FREE
1:00 pmNinja Rolling & Falling Workshop for Cyclists | Mission Dist.   FREE
1:30 pmKabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
7:30 pmHillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy Showcase at The Ivy Room | Albany   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE


Monday, May 5, 2014

SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours & Tastings | SF

SFMade Week is a week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector and the companies and people that bring locally produced products to fruition, from May 5-11, 2014. Among a variety of events, more...

2:00 pmYour Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Pleasanton   FREE
6:00 pmAAA Tipsy Tow: Free Car Tow Home | Cinco de Mayo 2014   FREE
6:00 pmFree Shoe Shine Night | Elixir   FREE*
*Get a free shoe shine with the purchase of a Boot Black Stout and a shot (or cocktail) of Black Grouse Whisky
6:00 pmPyramid Brewery Beer Bingo | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but you'll have to buy your own booze and food.
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 pmBeatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob   FREE
8:00 pmFree First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room   FREE
8:00 pm“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmMelt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach   FREE

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th 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   FREE
11:00 amCartoon Art Museum: First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day   FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
All DaySFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours, Demos & Tastings | SF   FREE*
*Free factory tours with an RSVP required for most tours. Prices vary for classes and other events.
12:00 pmYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
6:00 pmRadar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library   FREE
8:00 pmWood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar   FREE
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Free Comedy Improv | Haight   FREE
9:00 pmBhangra, Bass & Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Night | SoMa   FREE*
*Free before 9:30 pm. $5 after. 2-for-1 before 11 pm with mention at the door. All proceeds go to the performers sharing their art with you.
10:00 pm“Brass Magic” Free Hip-Swinging Big Band Concert | Madrone   FREE*
*21+