Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, September 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
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young: Poetry & Film Screening | de Young Museum   FREE*
*All activities and admission to the permanent galleries on Friday nights are free and open to the public, but if you want to visit the museum's Special Exhibits, regular admission charges still apply.
5:30 pmDo What You Love Comedy Series | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested $5 donation and Funcheap readers can name their own donation price. RSVP is required. Otherwise $15 at door.
6:30 pmFree Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP Required
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.
7:00 pmMovies in the Park: “The Good Dinosaur” | Burlingame   FREE*
*Snacks available for purchase.
7:00 pm“E-Horizon” Opening Reception | SF   FREE
7:00 pmEast Bay Burner Social | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmSing-along Cinema & “Mary Poppins” Costume Party | Jack London Square   FREE
8:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley   FREE
8:00 pmSan Jose Bike Party   FREE
8:00 pmSeduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland   $7*
*$7 when you mention Funcheap at the door; otherwise, tickets are $10. 21+
9:00 pmThat ’80s Show: The Ultimate ’80s Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, $5 after. 21+

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Sports Basement's 3rd Annual Yoga Fest | Mission Dist.
Saturday, September 17 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Donations are accepted.
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)

Photo | internationalyogafestival.comJoin for Sports Basement’s Third Annual Yoga Fest at Sports Basement on Bryant Street. This year they have an exciting lineup of awesome yoga instructors teaching diverse classes. They will more...

8:00 amBay Area Garage Sale Party | SF  FREE
All Day21st Annual International Dragon Boat Festival: Saturday | Lake Merritt   FREE
10:00 amFree Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to
All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
10:00 amSciFi Fandom Day: Saxophone Quartet, Yoda Ears & Robots | Mountain View   FREE
All Day2016 “Peace In The Park” Festival | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 amDrop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View   FREE
All Day2016 “Tour de Fat” Bike & Beer Festival | Golden Gate Park   $10*
*General admission is $10. Children 12 and under are free.
All Day2016 Superhero Street Fair | SF   $10*
*Technically the fair is free, but a SuperHero Sticker gets you $2 off every alcoholic drink at the bars, discounts with the vendors, and shows your support for everything the fair has to offer.
1:00 pm“Swap-O-Rama-Rama” DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland   FREE
1:00 pmAugmented Reality Of Capture The Flag Adventure | SF   $5*
*All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to an awesome San Francisco nonprofit organization.
1:00 pmPrintmaking: Free Akua Demo & Supplies | SF   FREE
1:00 pmCelebrate the Music of SciFi | Mountain View   FREE
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: The Winter’s Tale | The Presidio   FREE
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
2:00 pm3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland   FREE
3:00 pmCareer Advice From The Piano-playing Man | SF Main Library   FREE
3:00 pmAn Afternoon of Art, Dance Theater, Hors D’oeuvres & Wine | SF   FREE*
*Use the discount code: DANCEATCCG to get a ticket for free.
3:30 pmDay of Wellness: Pop-Up Creativity & Relaxation | Oakland   FREE
6:30 pmZoovie Night: Disney Nature: Chimpanzee | Oakland   $7*
*An RSVP is required.
6:30 pmTales From the Tasting Room: Share Your Stories & Win Prizes | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pmOrder of the Remix: Harry Potter Themed Scavenger Hunt | SF   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 pmCaffeine & Comedy at Red Rock | Mountain View   FREE
8:00 pm“The Smart Culture Show” Comedy Showcase | Oakland   $5
9:00 pmNew Wave Dance Party | SoMa   $7*
*$7 before 10pm / $12 after
9:00 pmThe Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF   $5*
*Typically $5 at the door. But some months they do change more depending on the event theme or if there's a live band
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+
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Sonoma RacewaySonoma Raceway invites you to join in for one of the most unique races in the Bay Area – the inaugural GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma 5K. Sonoma Raceway It all takes more...

9:00 amConcord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay  FREE
All Day21st Annual International Dragon Boat Festival: Sunday | Lake Merritt   FREE
10:00 amLeatherWalk 2016: Kinky Leather Parade | Castro to SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged. Registration requested. Bring cash for drinks.
10:00 amViva Calle: Walk, Play & Skate Safely In The Streets | San Jose   FREE
11:00 am“Kidchella 2016” Kids Summer Music Festival: The Andyland Band | Redwood City   FREE
11:00 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley   FREE
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford   FREE
12:00 pm2016 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All Day“Eats, Beats & Brews” Block Party: Salsa Dancing, Games & Beer Garden | Berkeley   FREE
1:00 pmFree Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley   FREE
1:00 pmFree Irish Symphony Concert & Dancing in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter’s Tale | The Presidio   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Featuring The Winter’s Tale | The Presidio   FREE
2:30 pmCalifornia Symphony’s Sunday Funday | Walnut Creek   FREE
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.

Monday, September 19, 2016

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.
6:00 pmFree Film Screening: “Sign of the Times” | South SF  FREE
8:00 pm“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight  FREE
9:00 pm“Resistance is Futile” Free Comedy Night | SF  FREE

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Sketchy Tuesday: 2016 Architecture & the City Festival | SF
Tuesday, September 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| The Ramp

Sketchy Tuesday is an urban sketching adventure. Gather with a group of architects, sketchers, designers and enthusiasts one Tuesday each month at noon to sketch the city and chat with a more...

All DayThe Swings: Amazing Interactive Musical Installation | San Jose  FREE
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Latin Jazz Concert | Rincon Center  FREE
5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s   FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
6:00 pm“In Search of Great Men” Art Exhibit & Discussions Of The Curators | SF   FREE
7:00 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio   FREE
7:30 pmEnglish Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmHilarious Stand up Comedy on a Tuesday Night | Burlingame   FREE

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 21 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Innovation Hangar at Palace of Fine Arts

Photo | pics-about-space.comOn September 21-22, 2016, Dent:Space takes place at the Innovation Hangar at the Palace of Fine Arts (formerly the Exploratorium Museum) with two stages of fascinating speakers spanning the more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to
11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza   FREE
12:00 pmPeople in Plazas: Free Afro-Latin Funk Concert | Civic Center Plaza   FREE
2:00 pmLive Summer Music From Sfiato Wind Quintet | SF Main Library   FREE
2:00 pmJob Fair At the Library | Oakland   FREE
5:30 pmEast Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
6:00 pmSalsa In The Square: Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble | Union Square Live   FREE
6:00 pmRare & Historic San Francisco Film Clips “Lost Landscapes” | SF Main Library   FREE
6:30 pmMusic in the Park: Old School New Orleans R&B | Albany   FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop   $8
7:00 pmSF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Shuttle | Mission/Bernal   FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond   FREE
7:00 pmFree Outdoor Movie Night: “Beetlejuice” | San Jose   FREE
7:00 pm“All Work & No Play” Opera Troupe | SF   FREE*
*Admission is free, drinks are not included.
7:30 pmComedy Night at The Uptown | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmJokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland   FREE*
*Free with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
8:30 pmOakland Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland   FREE

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Innovation Hangar at Palace of Fine Arts

Photo | pics-about-space.comOn September 21-22, 2016, Dent:Space takes place at the Innovation Hangar at the Palace of Fine Arts (formerly the Exploratorium Museum) with two stages of fascinating speakers spanning the more...

6:00 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pm$8 After 5pm Thursdays: Dance, Film & Games | Contemporary Jewish Museum   $8
6:00 pmForest NightLife | California Academy Of Sciences   $15*
*This event is for ages 21 and older. IDs are required for entry.