Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Wednesday, May 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $7 | Milk Bar

Check out this dreamy preview of SF pop’s newest video, Saalt flirts with disaster as she sings and skis her way down icy slopes to chase her mystery man down the more...

7:00 pmNerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop  $8
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond  FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland  FREE
8:00 pm“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF  $5*
*$5
8:00 pmJokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland  $1*
*$1 with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Community Music Center Older Adult Choirs: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, May 17 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Directed and accompanied by veteran pianist Maestro Curtis and captivating vocalist Nola Curtis (a.k.a. Cyd Qurtisse), the Community Music Center Older Adult Choirs from the Bayview, Western Addition, and Ingleside neighborhoods more...

10:00 amHidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa  FREE
5:00 pmFree Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena 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.
6:00 pmSF Weekly “Best of SF 2018” Tasting Party & Open Bar | SoMa   $18*
*Use secret code FUNCHEAP for $18 tickets. Normally $20-$30
6:00 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pm“Let’s Go Salsa” Free Open Air Salsa Dance Party with Cabanijazz Project | SF   FREE
7:00 pmStorySlam’s Live True Storytelling Competition | Oakland   $5*
*Sliding scale donation requested, $5-$20
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.


Friday, May 18, 2018

The Janet Jackson Flash Mob Day | SF
Friday, May 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco

Come and join the San Francisco Janet Jackson Flash Mob Day on Friday, May 18, 2018. This event will typically have 4 performances throughout the city usually including Union Square, The Castro, Powell more...

3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
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.
5:30 pmNetwork Mixer At La Pena: Music, Bites, Sips & Socializing | Berkeley   FREE
6:00 pm“The Young Karl Marx” Free Film Screening | SF   FREE*
*Free Admission, Suggested Donation $5
8:00 pmFandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley   FREE*
*Donations welcome
8:00 pmSan Jose Bike Party   FREE
8:00 pmChillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley   FREE
9:00 pmWin Tix: Washed Out: Woozily Evocative Synth Pop (Sold Out) | August Hall   WIN

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Silicon Valley Artists' Open Studios: Final Saturday | South Bay
Saturday, May 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios from 11 am to 5 pm during more...

10:00 amHeron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park  FREE
All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio  FREE
11:00 amSkyjam Family Fest: Dance, Live Music & Craft | El Cerrito   $5
11:00 amDrop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View   FREE
11:00 am“Science@Cal”: Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley   FREE
12:00 pmKitten Nursery Shower: Feeding Program & Workshop | Peninsula   FREE
1:00 pmInteractive Bike Ride: Bikes to Books | SF   FREE
1:00 pmMt. Davidson Hike: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
1:00 pmThe 2018 Bay Area Mural Festival: Closing Celebration | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pmSF’s Dragathon 2018: Scream Queens | Oasis   FREE*
*Suggested donation at the door or on the website.
7:00 pm“Cat People” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland   $5
8:00 pmDowntown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door. Free for first 50 to RSVP
8:00 pmWin Tix: Classixx: Electronicpop Indietronica | August Hall   WIN
9:00 pm“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | Madrone Art Bar   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
11:55 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Sunday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: WIN | Howard & Main

Bay to Breakers is one of the oldest consecutively run annual footraces in the world, a staple to the City by the Bay since May 1912. Here’s your chance to win a more...

All DayWin Tix: Alaska Airlines “Bay to Breakers” 2018 Registration | May 20th   WIN
9:30 amThe Truth About Climate Change: Forum With Bishop Marc Handley | SF   FREE
All DaySilicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Final Sunday | South Bay   FREE
11:00 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley   FREE
11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford   FREE
11:30 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmWest Side Whimsy Walk: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
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.
3:30 pmRumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
7:00 pmFree HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door

Monday, May 21, 2018

3:00 pmTour of Diego Rivera’s 1st US Mural | Union Square  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
7:30 pm“The Mars Room” Book Author & Novel Discussion | Green Apple Books  FREE
8:00 pmHaight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar  FREE
8:00 pm“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF  FREE
8:30 pm“Classical Revolution” Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.  FREE*
*Free, but a $5-20 donation is welcome to support the musicians.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, May 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
| Tope Lounge

So you’re in North Beach, huh? Looking for a good time? Want to party with some beautiful people? Want to feel like a million bucks? You want to devour loads of pizza more...

7:40 pmDirty Old Women Reading: Literary Salon & Open Mic | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmTown Business Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise $15.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

6:00 pmDrinkering & Tinkering Happy Hour | Oakland  FREE*
*Admission is free. Drinks are not.
7:00 pm“This Radical Land” Book Launch & Discussion | City Lights Books  FREE
7:30 pm“The Ensemble” Book Novel Discussion | Green Apple Books  FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland  FREE

Thursday, May 24, 2018

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17

Photo | Halfblue via Wikipedia Photo | Tom Kellogg via FacebookThe San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more more...

5:30 pmAlcatraz Speaker Series: Former Alcatraz Island Resident Jolene Babyak | SF  FREE
7:00 pmWeimar Mirror: Revisiting Alfred Döblin Book Novel | City Lights Books  FREE
7:00 pmFrameline Encore: Free Queer Film Series | Bay Area  FREE
7:30 pmI Wish I Was Happy Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
7:30 pm“Currents” Book Reading | Green Apple Books   FREE
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop & $1 Beer | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Friday, May 25 – All Day | Cost: WIN | Napa Valley Expo

BottleRock Napa Valley is an epic 3-day music festival with wine, food & craft brew on Memorial Day Weekend. This year’s lineup includes Muse, The Killers, Bruno Mars, The Chainsmokers, Snoop Dogg, more...

All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos   FREE
4:00 pmFinal Fridays Family Dance Party | South SF   FREE
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
6:30 pmZoovie Night: “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” | Oakland Zoo   $7*
*Pre-registration is required. $7 per person. $6 per person for groups of 4 or more.
7:00 pmBike-in Movie Night “Chariots of Fire” & Bike About Town | Albany   FREE
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF   $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
7:00 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP preferred for staffing.
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
9:00 pm“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Beer & Popcorn | Oakland   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP to soupcomedyrsvp@gmail.com, Suggested donation of $5-$10 per person at the end of the night.
9:00 pmWin Tix: Oh Wonder: British Alt-Pop Duo (Sold Out) | August Hall   WIN

Saturday, May 26, 2018

RSVPs Open for June: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, May 26 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

1:00 pmLive in the Castro 2018 Kickoff Concert: Alpha Rhythm Kings | SF   FREE
7:30 pmDrunkathalon: Free Comedy, Heckling & Cosplay | PianoFight   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmDowntown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door. Free for first 50 to RSVP

Sunday, May 27, 2018

TreasureFest
Sunday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)

Treasure Island Flea The TreasureFest (formerly Treasure Island Flea) is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically more...

11:30 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square   FREE
1:00 pmThe Fiddle Castros: Classical Revolution & Underground | Live! in the Castro   FREE
4:00 pmCoin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa   FREE
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmFree HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door

Monday, May 28, 2018

5:30 pmPopping the ​Science ​Bubble: Conversation w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley  FREE
6:00 pmSilent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland  $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door
8:00 pmCase of the Mondays: Game Night & Free Comedy | Milk Bar  FREE*
*Donations accepted, based on what you can afford.