Thursday, August 20, 2015

SF Indie's Outdoor Summer Movie:
Thursday, August 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Plaza

Bundle up, bring a warming beverage (and a flask) and enjoy some outdoor cinema at SF IndieFest’s bi-monthly free outdoor film series at McCoppin Hub (McCoppin at Valencia). They’ll have fun family friendly flicks more...

6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Cover & Dance Band | East Bay  FREE
6:30 pmParty for Publication of “Eileen” | Oakland  FREE
8:00 pmFull-Frontal Comedy Showcase | Castro  $5*
*Entrance is a suggested donation of $5. A portion of proceeds go to Margaret Cho's #BeRobin project to help San Francisco's homeless.
8:00 pmThe Smart Culture Show: Artsy Comedy Showcase & Free Pizza | Oakland   FREE
8:15 pmMovies on the Square: Guardians of the Galaxy | Redwood City   FREE

Friday, August 21, 2015

Free Admission Fridays at Lindsay Wildlife Experience | Walnut Creek
Friday, August 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to all visitors on every third Friday.
| Lindsay Wildlife Experience

Come to the Lindsay Wildlife Experience for up close and personal interaction with their fascinating animals for free on every third Friday of the month from 10 am to 5 pm. Lindsay Wildlife Experience saves animals more...

11:00 amPi Clowns | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   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 Family Dinner & Movie | SF   FREE
5:00 pmTech A Cappella Concert Night, Free Beer & Wine | Menlo College   FREE
6:00 pmThe Final “Jack’s Night Market” of 2015 | Jack London Square   FREE
6:30 pmBlue Öyster Cult: Free Beach Concert | Santa Cruz   FREE
7:00 pmPicnic Flix: Big Hero 6 | Dublin   FREE
7:50 pmFilm Night in the Park: Guardians of the Galaxy | Marin   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
8:30 pmDancing Under the Stars: Cha Cha | Jack London Square   FREE
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.


Saturday, August 22, 2015

Afro-American Fandango | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Saturday, August 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

When the community comes together in the state of Veracruz the resulting party is a fandango, a celebration powered by the Afro-Mexican style of son jarocho and the percussive zapateado dance. more...

9:30 amThe Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
10:00 amWastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Bayview  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
11:00 amFerry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF  FREE
12:00 pmLive Pop Music: The Klipptones | SF  FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Freedomland” | Glen Park   FREE*
*Free, but donation is suggested.
2:00 pmAesop Amuck: Silly Storytelling Musical Adventure | Port Costa   FREE*
*All shows are free though donations are gratefully accepted.
3:00 pmLibrary MakeArt Workshop | Mission Bay   FREE*
*Free
6:00 pm“Heavy Breathing” Absurd Artist-Led Fitness Class & DJ | SF   FREE
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | Redwood City   FREE
8:00 pmFilm Night in the Park 2015 Kick-off: Toy Story | Union Square   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
9:05 pmFree A’s Post-Game Star Wars Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Festival of the Chariots 2015 | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow

The “Festival of the Chariots,” known throughout India as the “Ratha Yatra” festival, has been performed for thousands of years in Puri, India, and today it is celebrated in all major more...

11:00 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Oakland   FREE
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
12:00 pmCar-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley   FREE
1:00 pmFree Irish Dance & Music Concert | Golden Gate Park Band   FREE
1:00 pmLive Music: Caribbean All Stars | SF   FREE
2:00 pmSummer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera   FREE*
*FREE
2:30 pm“Monsters Herding Cats” Absurd Artist-Led Fitness Class | Oakland   FREE
4:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Freedomland” | Palo Alto   FREE*
*Free, but donation is suggested.
4:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | Redwood City   FREE
5:30 pmDodgeball Power Hour & Bad Music Sing-Along | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*FREE when you mention Funcheap, or if you're a newbie. Otherwise, $3/person or $5 for 2 people
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE

Monday, August 24, 2015

6:30 pmUkulele Song Workshop & Jam | Mountain View  FREE*
*Registration appreciated but not required.
8:00 pm“Fun Times With Friends” Comedy Extravaganza | Lower Haight  FREE

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Free National Park Day | 2015
Tuesday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Muir Woods National Monument

In honor of the National Parks Service’s birthday, get free admission (and your parking fees waved) at all the National Parks around the United States including Muir Woods and Yosemite on August more...

4:20 pmLive at Lagunitas: Charles Bradley Soul Concert | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
5:30 pmTop of the Mark’s British Movie & Wine Night | Nob Hill   FREE*
*We have been told that everything is complimentary, but things can change depending on your waiter. They certainly wouldn't like to serve someone who just drinks free wine and takes up a table all night without buying anything
6:30 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Freedomland” | San Jose   FREE*
*Free, but donation is suggested.
7:00 pmSF History Night: San Francisco History Association   $5*
*$5 for non-members; free for SFHA members
8:00 pmWhere Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight   FREE
8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland   FREE*
*FREE

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: Motown Sound | Oakland  FREE
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
6:00 pmUnion Square Live: Nitecaps Blues Band | SF  FREE
6:00 pmMovie Night on the Green: “Bee Movie” | Marin  FREE
7:30 pm“Sh*t Talk” 2-for-1 Comedy & Cocktails Night | SF  $2.50*
*Mention FuncheapSF at the door and get 2-for-1 entry (so, $2.50 each), so grab a friend and get ready for some laughs. Otherwise, admission is $5 each.
8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF  FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-$15
8:00 pmFree Outdoor Movie Night: “The Avengers” | San Jose  FREE
8:00 pmFree Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks

Thursday, August 27, 2015

2015 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Liam Mayclem, KCBS’s Foodie Chap | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Thursday, August 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: $4.95*
*Tacolicious tacos are typically $4.95, but prices may vary.
| Ferry Building

Taco lovers, rejoice – Tacolicious’s annual Guest Chef Series is back at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Visit the Tacolicious stand on Thursdays (10 am to 2 pm) to taste some more...

12:30 pmClynton Cox Soulful Music | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
5:00 pmUSS Pampanito Free Guided Ship Tour & Wine Reception | Pier 45   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required to jjackson@maritime.org or (415) 561-6662
5:00 pmAsian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF   $5*
*$5 for admission after 5 pm; admission to special galleries may be extra.
5:30 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmNightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
7:00 pmUp in Jokes Comedy at Rooz Cafe | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmWaterfront Flicks: “The Grand Budapest Hotel” Jack London Square   FREE
8:00 pmMovies on the Square: Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 | Redwood City   FREE

Friday, August 28, 2015

Free Harbor Tours: USS Potomac & Giant Cranes | Port of Oakland
Friday, August 28 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | USS Potomac

The Port of Oakland is pleased to offer free harbor tours from June through October 2015 on the historic USS Potomac located at 540 Water Street (at Clay Street) in Jack more...

All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos  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 pmFriday Night Market at UN Plaza | SF   FREE
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
6:30 pmSmash Mouth: Free Beach Concert | Santa Cruz   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF   $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
7:40 pmFree Movies in the Park: Epic | Oakland   FREE
7:40 pmFilm Night in the Park: Godzilla (2014) | Marin   FREE
8:30 pmDancing Under the Stars: Salsa | Jack London Square   FREE

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Ruckus n' Resiliency Workshops & Street Fest | Oakland
Saturday, August 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Feel the Beet Farmer's Market

Come out to lively street party in partnership with Destiny Arts Center celebrating food traditions, resistance, and culture. Free, but an RSVP is requested. Every month features a workshop, DJ and/or live music, free more...

11:00 am“Heavy Breathing” Absurd Artist-Led Fitness Class | Kezar Stadium   FREE
11:00 amFerry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF   FREE
11:30 am2nd Annual Tomato Tasting | Mountain View   FREE*
*Free - Registration is appreciated, but not required.
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | The Haight   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | The Presidio   FREE
7:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:30 pmFilm Night in the Park: Pacific Rim | Marin   FREE

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly open-air flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers, makers, bakers, and more plus outdoor exhibits, scavenger hunts, and more...

11:00 am“Heavy Breathing” Final Absurd Artist-Led Fitness Class | Oakland   FREE
12:00 pmCar-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley   FREE
1:00 pm2015 Ukranian Festival: Music, Dance & Martial Arts | Golden Gate Park Band   FREE
2:00 pmMichael Jackson Dance Tribute | Union Square   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | The Presidio   FREE
3:00 pmMixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley   FREE

Monday, August 31, 2015

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland  $8

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, September 1 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum

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