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San Francisco CalendarSan Francisco is super spendy to live in, but there’s always a ton of fun, free & cheap things to do… if you know where to look. Here’s our calendar of upcoming fun, yet affordable, events.

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Friday, October 24, 2014

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Hayes Valley & SoMa Residents
Friday, October 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So more...

1:00 pmFree Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF   FREE
4:00 pmCaptain Morgan & Tapas Tasting Party with Funcheap | Bubble Lounge   FREE*
*RSVP and Secret password required from 4-5pm. General Public admitted starting at 5pm
5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by calling Priscilla at 415-406-1367. Space is limited.
5:00 pmDía de los Muertos Celebration: Live Music, Art & Film | Friday Nights at the de Young   FREE*
*Programs are free and open to the public, but does not include admission to the museum's galleries.
5:00 pm2014 “Come Out & Play” Friday: Night Games | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
5:00 pmFuncheap’s “The Happiest Hour”: Drink Specials & $5 Pizza | SF   FREE*
*RSVP and Secret password required from 4-5pm. General Public admitted starting at 5pm
5:30 pmParol-Marking Workshop: Beautiful Filipino Lanterns | SoMa   FREE
6:00 pm1st Ever Nerd Nite “Block Party”: 2014 Bay Area Science Fest | SoMa   FREE*
*Except for events at Slim's and SoMa StrEat Food Party, all other events are free
7:00 pmMayhem Mansion: Twisted Tours of 1886 Haas-Lilienthal House | SF   $5 off*
*Regular price: $18 adv / $25 door for adults - Use code FUNCHEAPSF for $5 off tickets
7:00 pmSoulful Rock ‘n Roll Show & Free Cocktails | Haight   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required and gets you free drink tickets and access to the appetizer hour hosted by Jack Daniels.
7:15 pmFriday Night Outdoor Movie: “Ghostbusters” | Sunset Dist.   FREE
9:00 pmWin Tix: Allo Darlin’: Witty, Heartfelt Indie Sound | Rickshaw Stop   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets; regular cost, $12-14
9:00 pmWin Tix: 2014 Bay Area Science Fest Opening Party w/ The Phenomenauts | SF   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
10:00 pm2014 Rocky Horror Picture Show: Free Movie & Live Cast Performance | Castro   FREE

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Free Live DJ Bootcamp Workout & Top Trainer Competition | Marina
Saturday, October 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Marina Green

The National Fitness Campaign and SF Parks & Rec are hosting an NFC Fitness Court Challenge at the Marina Green from 9 am to 12:30 pm on Saturday, October 25, 2014. Free, but an more...

All DayCalifornia Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Tenderloin & Potrero Hill Residents   FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
9:30 amThe Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
10:00 am2014 Fall Harvest Artisan Food Festival | Nob Hill   FREE
10:00 amVisitacion Valley Part I: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
10:00 amSoutheast Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Bayview   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
All DayCostume Party, Pumpkin Patch & 2-for-1 Cocktails | Treasure Island Flea   $3
All DaySF Open Studios 2014 | SoMa, Tenderloin, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch & Bayview   FREE
All DayWharf Fest 2014 & Saturday Night Fireworks | Fisherman’s Wharf   FREE
11:00 amWin Tix: Artisan Wine Tasting & Pairing Market | Treasure Island   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets from FuncheapSF, or get tickets for $20 ($5 discount) with discount code FUNCHEAP
All Day2014 “Come Out & Play” Saturday: All-Day Game Festival | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP may be required for some games.
All Day2014 Clarion Alley Block Party: 10 Hours of Live Music & Mural Celebration | SF   FREE
12:00 pm“Stern Grove on the Road” Free Pop-Up October Concert | SoMa StrEat Food Park   FREE
2:00 pmVisitacion Valley Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
2:00 pm2014 San Francisco Zombie Walk | Castro   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
2:00 pmSilent Film San Francisco Walking Tour | SF   FREE
3:00 pm2014 Festival of Rock Posters & Bill Graham Celebration | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Free admission from 3-6 pm. Otherwise it's $10 from 11 am to 3 pm, and $20 from 10-11 am
3:00 pm2014 Cotopaxi “Questival” Music Festival | Crissy Field   FREE
6:00 pmCome Out & Play 2014: Journey to the End of the Night | SF   FREE*
*Free, but advanced registration is required.
7:00 pm“Stairway Walks in San Francisco” New Edition Book Talk | SF   FREE*
*Facebook RSVP requested, but not required
7:00 pmAnimated Shorts from The San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival | Fisherman’s Wharf   $6 with FUNCHEAP code*
*Children 12 and Under are FREE but RSVP is Required
8:00 pmWin Tix: The Tempest: Futuristic African-American Shakespeare Theatre | SF   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
8:00 pmWin Tix: 2014 Zombie Vegas Prom: Live Swing & Tartlettes Candy Girls | SF   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $20.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Saturday Night Fireworks Cruise with Blue & Gold Fleet | SF   WIN*
*Tickets are $45 for adults, $25 for children 5-11
9:00 pmWin Tix: Bardot A Go Go Anniversary Party: ’60s French Pop & The Devil-ettes | Rickshaw Stop   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets; regular cost, $10
9:00 pmWin Tix: Truth & Salvage Co.: Southern Rock & Winning Harmonies | The Chapel   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
9:00 pmWin Tix: Halloween Massive: 13th Annual Dance Party | SF   WIN*
*Save 25% off tickets with discount code FUNCHEAP


Sunday, October 26, 2014

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Bay & Vistacion Valley Residents
Sunday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So more...

All Day26th Annual Fiesta On The Hill | Bernal Heights   FREE
All DayCostume Party, Pumpkin Patch & 2-for-1 Cocktails | Treasure Island Flea   $3
All DaySF Open Studios 2014 | SoMa, Tenderloin, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch & Bayview   FREE
11:00 am2014 Pet Pride Day: Costume Parade, Doggie Dancing & Trick Contest | GG Park   FREE
11:00 am2014 Soap Box Derby & Block Party | Sunset Dist.   FREE*
*Free admission, but donations to the playground renovation project are greatly appreciated, and entering a car in the derby is $20.
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE