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
10:00 amConservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day   FREE
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
All DayBanksy’s “Haight Street Rat” Leaves San Francisco   FREE
12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: Celebrating the Arts 2015 | Oakland   FREE
12:00 pmYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
6:00 pmRadar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library   FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite North Bay | Novato   $5
7:30 pmThe News: Fresh Queer Performance Series | SoMa   FREE*
*Admission is free, but SOMArts hopes that if you can afford to donate, you will support the artists onstage when the hat passes. RSVP on Eventbrite to guarantee a seat.
8:00 pmWood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar   FREE
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight   FREE
8:00 pmComic Cute Comedy Showcase & Free Popcorn | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required to get in on happy hour pricing.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, September 2 – 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
9:00 amBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day  FREE
10:00 amSF Zoo Free Admission Day   FREE*
*Free admission offer only valid to San Francisco residents with valid ID, subject to capacity. Admission into the zoo ends one hour before closing time for non-members. (For members admission ends 30 minutes before closing time.)
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE
12:35 pmOakland A’s vs. LA Angels | $2 Ticket Day   $2*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
6:00 pmBoogie With The B-Stars | Union Square   FREE
6:30 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Freedomland” | Bay View Opera House   FREE*
*Free, but donation is suggested.
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pmFree Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob   FREE
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation only.
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | San Carlos
Thursday, September 3 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (San Carlos)

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society  FREE
5:00 pmAsian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF  $5*
*$5 for admission after 5 pm; admission to special galleries may be extra.
6:00 pm1st & 3rd Thursday “Hub CAP” Community Art Party | Vallejo   FREE*
*Free, but donations are always welcome.
6:00 pmFree Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF   FREE
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
7:30 pmSing-along Cinema & “Mamma Mia” Costume Party | Jack London Square   FREE
7:45 pmMovies on the Square: Selma | Redwood City   FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE

Friday, September 4, 2015

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, September 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the more...

All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
10:00 amHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmConcerts on the Plaza | Mountain View   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Shorts | The New Parkway   FREE
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pmTemescal First Fridays | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
6:30 pmPapa Doo Run Run: Free Beach Concert | Santa Cruz   FREE
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE

Saturday, September 5, 2015

How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7
Saturday, September 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Temporary Transbay Terminal

There will be no BART train service between San Francisco and East Bay on August 1-2 and September 5-7, 2015. BART will close the West Oakland Station and will not run trains more...

8:00 am“Cars and Coffee”: Exotic & Muscle Car Meetup | Treasure Island   FREE*
*Free for spectators. 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.
9:00 am“Park Greening Day” Volunteer Party | Alamo Square Park   FREE*
*Please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org.
9:00 amGarden Volunteer Workparty “Kezar Triangle” | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org.
All DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
All DayFree Fishing Day 2015 | SF   FREE
11:00 amHealthy & Free First Saturdays | Marin Headlands   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Freedomland” | Peacock Meadow   FREE*
*Free, but donation is suggested.
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | The Presidio   FREE
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, it's $6.
9:05 pmFree A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Sunday, September 6, 2015

How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7
Sunday, September 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Temporary Transbay Terminal

There will be no BART train service between San Francisco and East Bay on August 1-2 and September 5-7, 2015. BART will close the West Oakland Station and will not run trains more...

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
11:00 amFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park   FREE
1:00 pmFree Hot Dog Day | Inner Richmond   FREE
1:00 pm‘The Great American Song Book’ | SF   FREE
1:00 pmAsian American Orchestra | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
1:30 pmKabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Freedomland” | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free, but donation is suggested.
2:00 pmTango With Orquesta Z | Union Square   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | The Presidio   FREE
7:30 pmHillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide   FREE

Monday, September 7, 2015

How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7
Monday, September 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Temporary Transbay Terminal

There will be no BART train service between San Francisco and East Bay on August 1-2 and September 5-7, 2015. BART will close the West Oakland Station and will not run trains more...

All DayFree Co-Working Day at RockIT CoLabs | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
All DayFirst Day to RSVP: Free Harbor Tours: USS Potomac & Giant Cranes | Port of Oakland   FREE
1:00 pmLabor Day Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park Band   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Freedomland” | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free, but donation is suggested.
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | The Presidio   FREE
4:20 pmLive at Lagunitas Bluegrass Situation: Jamestown Revival | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
7:00 pmNerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose   $7*
*Pre-Sale is $7. $10 at the door
8:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF   FREE