Thursday, October 16, 2014

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, October 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week. Thursdays from 6-10 pm Tickets are $12 ($10 for more...

6:00 pmThird Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland  FREE
7:00 pmWin Tix: Scream: East Bay Express’ Horror Film Festival | Oakland   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price: $10 in advance. Show is 18+

Friday, October 17, 2014

Free 3rd Fridays | East Bay Regional Parks
Friday, October 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over East Bay

East Bay Regional Park District is celebrating its 80th birthday by offering Free 3rd Fridays in the parks. From April to December in 2014, fees will be waived for a variety of more...

All DayCalifornia Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Richmond Dist. Residents   FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
1:00 pmFree Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF   FREE
4:00 pm“Friday Night Market”: Summer Evening Festival | UN Plaza   FREE
5:00 pm“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview   FREE
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. Cash bar. Prices vary for Off the Grid food trucks.
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Programs are free and open to the public, but does not include admission to the museum's galleries.
6:00 pmExploratorium’s Helix Happy Hour | Peninsula   FREE*
*Admission to Helix is pay what you wish
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.
7:30 pmMovie in the Park: “The Addams Family” | Oakland   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 pmSan Jose Bike Party   FREE


Saturday, October 18, 2014

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Russian Hill, Nob Hill Residents
Saturday, October 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So 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
All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
11:00 amExploratorium Market Days: Free Art & Science Festival | Pier 15   FREE*
*Free festival at Pier 15, but admission charge required to enter the museum.
11:00 amFerry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF   FREE
11:00 amFree Chef Cooking Demo & Tasting | Embarcadero   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
11:00 amFree Guided Coffee Tasting | Peet’s   FREE
11:00 amFree Guided Tea Tasting | Peet’s   FREE
11:15 amGive & Take: Monthly Kid Stuff Swap | Oakland   FREE
All DayWin Tix: Treasure Island Music Festival: Saturday | 2014   WIN
12:00 pm7×7 Mile Art Project & Walk: “Lines Made By Walking” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pm“Swap-O-Rama-Rama” DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland   FREE
2:00 pm3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmOctober Fireworks, DJs & Shopping | Pier 39   FREE
9:00 pm“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | SF   FREE*
*Free before 10pm with RSVP on Facebook. Otherwise $5. 21+
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.
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, October 19, 2014

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for North Beach & Marina Residents
Sunday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So more...

11:00 am“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party: Final of 2014 | Mission District   FREE
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford   FREE
12:00 pmLos Chiles Verdes Youth Salsa Band | McCoppin Plaza   FREE
2:00 pmCypress Lawn Cemetery Lecture: Stories in Stone: Holy Land | SF   FREE
3:00 pmWin Tix: Beyoncé Dance Classes “Run the World (Girls) | SF   WIN
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, October 20, 2014

Tour of Diego Rivera's 1st US Mural | Union Square
Monday, October 20 – 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 pmThe Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF   $8*
*$8 when you mention FuncheapSF at the door. Otherwise it's $10.
8:00 pmMelt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Live at Deluxe | SF   FREE
9:00 pm“Am I Rite?” Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Westin St. Francis 110th Anniversary Free Historic Tour | SF
Tuesday, October 21 – 1:10 pm | Cost: FREE | The Westin St. Francis

Throughout 2014, guests and locals will have the opportunity to learn about the Westin St. Francis’s rich history during complimentary tours held on the 21st of each month at 1:10 pm. From more...

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s   FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
6:15 pmYoga on the Labyrinth: Meditation & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Donations accepted.
7:00 pmPlaytesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games | Mission Dist.   FREE