Saturday, December 3, 2016

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...

9:00 amFirst Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland  FREE
9:00 amGarden Volunteer Workparty “Kezar Triangle” | Golden Gate Park  FREE*
*Please RSVP to
9:00 am“Park Greening Day” Volunteer Party | Alamo Square Park  FREE*
*Please RSVP to
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayFinal Day to RSVP: Fort Point Candlelight Tours | Presidio   FREE*
*Reservations are required by phone to (415) 556-1693, online or in person during the lottery window only.
6:00 pmMAPP: December Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pm“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland   $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or, Bring a mug for cider
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5

Sunday, December 4, 2016

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 amFree Ashtanga Vinyasa Morning Yoga Flow | 1st and 3rd Sundays  FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
10:00 amFree First Sunday | Chinese Historical Society   FREE
10:00 amAsian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF   FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
10:00 amFree First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:30 pmKabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo   FREE
3:30 pmCuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.

Monday, December 5, 2016

5:00 pmBlueCart’s “The Dinner Table” Foodie Talk Series | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmFree Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room  FREE
8:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF  FREE
8:00 pm“Where’s The Local Talent?” Comedy Night | SF  FREE
9:00 pm“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.  FREE

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, December 6 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission more...

9:30 amde Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
6:45 pm1st Tuesday Author Reading Series | Oakland   FREE*
*Free reading, but bring some money if you want to get food and drinks.
7:30 pmEvening Cabaret: New Queer Work by Bay-Area Artists | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“My Greasy Sons” Comedy Showcase & Craft Beer | Oakland   $5

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, December 7 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street more...

All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE
12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: Holiday Concert 2016 | Oakland   FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-2793 or email Space is limited. Reservations are limited to four people per party.
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF   FREE
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
7:00 pm“Modern Comedy” with Nato Green | Modern Times   FREE
8:00 pmWheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are accepted
8:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night & Free Pizza | SF   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
10:00 pmBaked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF   $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

2nd Annual Timmy Awards Gala: Best of SF Startup Workplaces | SF
Thursday, December 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Autodesk Gallery

San Francisco’s 2nd Annual Timmy Awards will recognize the winners and nominees for the best places for technology professionals to work at a gala event on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Hotel Whitcomb. Free, but an RSVP more...

6:00 pm“Town Social” Monthly Rooftop Night Market | Oakland   FREE*
*Bring money for food and beverages.
7:00 pmFree Movie Night | Orinda Theatre   FREE

Friday, December 9, 2016

Rotunda Dance Series: Bolivia Corazón de América | SF City Hall
Friday, December 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

Bolivia Corazón de América was formed in 2000 by Susana Salinas to give Bolivian-American children an opportunity to dance and perform music of their heritage. Today, the company includes young people more...

3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pmVallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays   FREE
5:00 pmSecond Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael   FREE
6:00 pmBerkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays   FREE
7:00 pmHip Hop Concert: TimBo FlyLane | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmSad Comedy & Free Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
8:00 pm“She Rocks” Live Music, Comedy & Drag Showcase | SF   $5

Saturday, December 10, 2016

7:00 pmAddison Street Jazz | Oakland  FREE
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF  FREE
9:30 pmSadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF  FREE

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Mission District
Sunday, December 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Mission)

Photo | Frances Ellen via FlickrCalle 24 hosts an all-day Paseo Artistico / Art Stroll, a joint effort between several noted Calle 24 arts organizations, Paseo Artistico will bring music, poetry, book readings more...

11:00 amVery Vegan Sundays | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
6:00 pmFinal Day: 96th Ritual for Anna Halprin Exhibit | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE

Monday, December 12, 2016

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, December 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at more...

7:00 pm“Odd” Strange Stand-Up Comedy & Drink Specials | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Delicious Tacos | Oakland   FREE*
*Sliding scale donation requested.
9:30 pm“Find Me at the Club” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
10:00 pm“GrooveWell” Super Funky Mondaze Dance Party | Milk Bar   FREE

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 more...

6:00 pmRock Band Night: Big Amps & 2,000+ Songs | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmFree Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley  FREE
9:00 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Piano Fight  FREE*
*Limited free tickets with RSVP for Funcheapers; otherwise admission is $10 online or $15 at the door.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, more...

5:00 pmGame Night Happy Hour, Trivia & Relay Races | SF   FREE*
*No cost to get in the door or play games. Food and Drinks will need to be purchased.
6:00 pmThird Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland   FREE

Friday, December 16, 2016

Friday, December 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House

San Francisco’s Bayview Neighborhood comes alive for 3rd on Third, a community-wide arts celebration for the whole family happening from 5-8 pm every third Friday of the month, at Bayview Town more...

All DayFree Admission Fridays at Lindsay Wildlife Experience | Walnut Creek  FREE*
*Free admission to all visitors on every third Friday.
5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF  FREE
7:00 pmEast Bay Burner Social | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pmBicycle Art Salon | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by contacting the organizers via email to or phone at 510-230-8270.
8:00 pmSan Jose Bike Party   FREE

Saturday, December 17, 2016

2:00 pm3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland  FREE
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | The Haight  $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15

Sunday, December 18, 2016

11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford  FREE

Monday, December 19, 2016

8:00 pm“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight  FREE

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s  FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmVinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame  FREE

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Shuttle | Dogpatch/Mission Bay
Wednesday, December 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| All Over San Francisco

The San Francisco Brewers Guild , an organization made up of 26 breweries in the area, has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a more...

12:30 pmLego Lunchtime Build-a-thon | Mountain View  FREE
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
10:00 pmBaked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF   $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.

Monday, December 26, 2016

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland  $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door
7:00 pm“Odd” Strange Stand-Up Comedy & Drink Specials | SF  FREE
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Delicious Tacos | Oakland  FREE*
*Sliding scale donation requested.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

8:00 pmHaight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF  FREE

Friday, December 30, 2016

Friday, December 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SFAC Galleries

Photo | Arts Commission via Flickr This fall and winter a large, lolling sculpture by Bay Area artist Stephanie Robison’s sprawling fabric sculpture will take residence at the SFAC Galleries Window Installation more...

5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE

Saturday, December 31, 2016

$1.31 Ice Cream Scoop Day | Baskin Robbins

Make every 31st the sweetest day of the month as Baskin Robbins celebrate their favorite number with scoops for $1.31 and two-scoop sundaes for $3.31. Stop by Baskin-Robbins on the 31st of January, March, more...

7:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

8:00 amFree Ashtanga Vinyasa Morning Yoga Flow | 1st and 3rd Sundays  FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.