Tuesday, October 3, 2017

7:30 pm“199 Cemeteries to See before You Die” Book Discussion | SF  FREE
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight  FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pm“My Greasy Sons” Comedy Showcase & Craft Beer | Oakland  $5

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 111 Minna Gallery

Join Lululemon for their monthly complimentary yoga class and coffee at 111 Minna Gallery. Start the day with a gentle vinyasa flow, and leave centered and present. Top it off with a more...

9:00 amFree Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF   FREE
All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day   FREE
All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE
10:00 amJack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours   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
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF   FREE
5:30 pmFirst Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek   FREE
6:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
7:00 pmSacred Harp Singing: Acappella Singing For Everyone | SF   FREE
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany   FREE
7:00 pm“Are Muslims Distinctive?” Lecture | Berkeley   FREE
7:00 pm“Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life” Book Discussion | City Lights   FREE
7:30 pmShaping SF Lecture: Art & Architecture During the Depression | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:30 pm“Little Fires Everywhere” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmBaked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF   $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, October 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
12:00 pmFree Citizenship Workshop | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmFleet Week 2017 | Blue Angels Arrival & Practice   FREE
6:00 pmSharktoberfest NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
6:00 pmCastro District Art Walk | SF   FREE*
*Free to attend, bring a friend.
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Dangerous Ideas & Collisions | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
7:00 pm“Bride of Monster” Opening Reception | SF   FREE
7:00 pm“Reclaiming Gotham” Book Discussion | City Lights   FREE
7:30 pm“Crash Override” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmNew Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill   FREE
9:30 pmComedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
All Day2017 Blood Moon Over San Francisco   FREE

Friday, October 6, 2017

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2017: Friday | Golden Gate Park
Friday, October 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hellman Hollow

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass via Facebook2017 brings San Francisco the 17th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, one of the largest, free-est and beloved music festivals in the country. Be one of over 750,000 attendees over more...

All DayHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  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.
All DayLitquake 2017 | Oct. 6-14   FREE
12:00 pmFleet Week 2017 | Full Airshow Friday & Blue Angels   FREE
12:00 pmRotunda Dance Series: Madhuri Kishore School of Kuchipudi | SF City Hall   FREE
12:00 pmArchives Talk: 50 Years of the Haight Ashbury Free Clinics | 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 Navy Ship Tours | Fleet Week 2017   FREE
5:00 pm“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party   FREE
5:00 pmJon Langford’s Rock & Roll Mini Concert | Amoeba SF   FREE
5:00 pm“One Mountain-One Tam” Opening Reception | Ross   FREE
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmAsian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
6:00 pm$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills   $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
6:30 pmFree Movies in the Park: Star Wars Rogue One | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:00 pm“The Power of Onlyness” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books   FREE
7:00 pmBlind Scream Haunted House Adventure | Rohnert Park   $15*
*Ticket prices range from $15 to $35
7:00 pmPresidio Sessions: Sierra Ensemble’s Chamber Music | SF   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
8:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:00 pm“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy with Free Hotdogs | Oakland   
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE

Saturday, October 7, 2017

22nd Annual Arab Cultural Festival | Union Square
Saturday, October 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park

The 22nd Annual Arab Cultural Festival moves to Union Square to bring the sights, smells, and sounds of the Arab world to San Francisco with a showcase of the arts, entertainment, cuisine, traditions, and, more...

9:00 amFirst Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland  FREE
9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
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 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
10:00 am“Area 51 & UFO Themed” Halloween Haunted House Free Tour | SF   FREE*
*Free admission and there's also a free gift if you mention FUNCHEAP
10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens   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
10:00 am2017 Senior Info Fair: Free Flu Shots, Blood Pressure Checks & Chiropractic Exams | Dublin   FREE
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 amSave The Bay Day: Live Music, Face Painting & Workshops | The Yard   FREE
10:00 am2nd Annual Santa Clara City Library Comic Con   FREE
All DayHardly Strictly Bluegrass 2017: Saturday | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 amHealthy & Free First Saturdays | Marin Headlands   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
11:30 amFree Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayFleet Week 2017: Blue Angels Airshow | Saturday   FREE
12:00 pm1st Annual Romanian Festival SF Bay Area | Hayward   FREE
12:00 pmFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting with E&O Kitchen & Bar | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
1:00 pmWalking San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive: 3.8-Mile Loop Hike | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pmFitbit Local Monthly Workout: Ferry Building Fitness Run | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
5:30 pmSchroeder’s 124th Oktoberfest & Hofbrauhaus Celebration | SF   FREE*
*Free, but food and drinks are for purchase through token system.
6:00 pmTiny Telephone’s 20th Anniversary Bash: Beer, DJs & Bands | SF   FREE
7:00 pm“Altered Barbie” Art Show: Closing Reception | Mission   FREE*
*Donations are accepted.
7:00 pmDraconids Meteor Shower | 2017   FREE
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 pmPunchlines At Branchline: Free Standup Comedy | Emeryville   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
8:15 pmRenegade Drive-In Movie Night: “Dawn of the Dead” | North Bay   FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Meetup and donations are accepted.
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, October 8 | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Photo | CUESA With more than 40 vendors, the Jack London Square Farmers Market offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options. The Jack London Square Farmers Market is operated more...

7:00 amOctober Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay   FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am.
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.
All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito   FREE