Thursday, October 2, 2014

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, October 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cyprian’s

All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in a communal setting at this free vegetarian dinner gathering. The dinner takes place the first Thursday more...

7:00 pmFree “Barber’s Choice” Haircut Night | Lower Polk   FREE*
*Free Barber's Choice haircuts for men from 6-10 pm on the first Thursday of the month.
9:00 pmPsychedelic Jazz Tribute to Miles Davis | Fairfax   FREE

Friday, October 3, 2014

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014 | Golden Gate Park
Friday, October 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hellman Hollow

October 3rd through the 5th marks the 2014 rendition of one of the largest (and free-est) music festivals in the country: San Francisco’s own Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014 more...

All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
12:00 pm“People in Plazas” 2014 Music Fest: Guitarist Pat Wilder | SF   FREE
4:00 pm“Friday Night Market”: Summer Evening Festival | UN Plaza   FREE*
*Free Admission. Bring cash for food, drinks and shopping
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 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmFirst Friday Shorts | The New Parkway   FREE
6:00 pmTemescal First Fridays | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:30 pmMovie in the Park: “Frozen” | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
9:00 pmFirst Friday Concert Series | Oakland   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE


Saturday, October 4, 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...

8:00 am“Cars and Coffee”: Exotic & Muscle Car Meetup | SF  FREE*
*Free for spectators, but parking in the nearby lot is $3. Car exhibitors will be charged $5 and will receive a free cup of coffee.
9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
10:00 amFree Gardening Class: Sustainable Pest Management | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required to rpd.urbanag@sfgov.org.
11:00 amFerry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF   FREE
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
6:00 pmMAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | SF   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
8:00 pm“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland   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
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, October 5, 2014

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, October 5 – 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...

10:00 amFree First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California   FREE
11:00 amFree AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park   FREE
1:00 pmNinja Rolling & Falling Workshop for Cyclists | Mission Dist.   FREE
1:00 pmGolden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park   FREE
1:00 pmFree Hot Dog Day | Inner Richmond   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 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE
9:00 pmFree Bay Area Comedy Showcase | Oakland   FREE

Monday, October 6, 2014

Monday, October 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room

“Vent your political angst with others at Attack of the Typewriters, a free monthly old-school letter-writing party that provides free typewriters, stamps, envelopes, and paper — everything you need to get more...

6:00 pmFree Slackline Yoga Class: Focus, Balance & Strength | SF   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
8:00 pmGettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room   FREE
8:00 pmBeatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob   FREE