Sunday, October 30, 2016

Sunday, October 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Oasis

Act like a gopher in an arcade game and pop-up with drag superstar Heklina at club Oasis for a night of comedy, costumes, and crooning. At the San Francisco Opera Lab more...

3:00 pmSacred Harp Singing, Potluck & Costume Party | SF  FREE*
*Free and open to the public. Donations accepted; no one turned away for lack of funds.
5:00 pm“The Psycho Records” Pre-Halloween Reading | City Lights  FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, October 31, 2016

Starve A Vampire Day: 2016 Halloween Blood Drives | SF
Monday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Please RSVP - Sign up ahead of time on-line for each donation event individually
| Irwin Donor Center

8 billion mosquitos can’t be wrong, so it’s time to start starving some vampires.  On Halloween, October 31, the Blood Centers of the Pacific are hosting a few Halloween Blood Drives in the more...

12:00 amHidden Money Halloween | SF  FREE
All Day$1.31 Ice Cream Scoop Day | Baskin Robbins   $1.31*
*Enjoy scoops for $1.31 and two-scoop sundaes for $3.31 on the 31st of January, March, May, July, August, October, and December 2016.
11:00 amFright Fest: Free Ice Cream & Cookie Treats | SF   FREE*
*Limited to one serving per customer. Available while supplies last.
4:00 pmClarion’s Halloween Haunted House Grand Opening Gala | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are gladly accepted.
5:00 pm$3 Chipotle “Boorito” Day | Halloween 2016   $3*
*$3 burrito when you show up in costume with a funny addition that doesn't normally go with the costume.
5:00 pmHaunted House & Trick or Treat Trail | SF   FREE
7:00 pm“Musical Mondays”: Halloween Night Edition | SF   FREE
7:30 pmHalloween Trivia & Dog Costume Contest | SF   FREE*
*Trivia is free to play. Shotwell's bar serves craft beers, wine, and N/A beverages. Bring your own take-out for a bar picnic while you play.
8:00 pmHalloween in the Castro | 2016   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: The King Khan & BBQ Show | Slim’s   WIN
10:00 pmFree Cab Rides on Halloween Night | 2016   FREE*
*Cabs must be requested by phone and Berg Injury lawyers will cover up to $35 and any remaining balance must be paid in cash. When you call, you must tell them about the Berg Injury Lawyers Promotion. Cabs may not be hailed.

Sunday, October 9, 2016

2:00 pmKearny Street Workshop’s Annual Festival | SF Main Library  FREE

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

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

Photo | Fine Arts Museums of San FranciscoFounded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American 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 | GG Park   FREE
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
6:00 pmWill & Willie Election Special #5: Be Part of the Live Audience | SF   FREE
7:00 pmFree Sneak Peek Movie: “The Space Between Us” | AMC Metreon   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:30 pmEvening Cabaret: New Queer Work by Bay-Area Artists | SF   FREE
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight   FREE

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, November 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...

9:30 amHoliday Ice Skating Rink: Opening Day 2016 Ceremony | Union Square   FREE*
*Free to watch
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.
4:00 pm2016 Dia de los Muertos Festival of Altars | SF   FREE
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:30 pm“Sous Vide at Home” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
7:00 pm2016 Dia de los Muertos Procession | SF   FREE
7:00 pm“Modern Comedy” with Nato Green | Modern Times   FREE
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
8:00 pmWorld Class Comedy Wednesdays | Marina   FREE*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
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, November 3, 2016

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, November 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church

All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in a communal setting at this free vegetarian dinner gathering. The dinner takes place the at 6 more...

6:00 pm“Sutro Baths” Opening Reception | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFree Yoga Class Among Stained Glass | SF   FREE*
*Bring your own mat. This is a donation-based yoga class. They encourage those who can to donate $10. However, no one is ever turned away due to a lack of funds.
6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Propaganda | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:30 pmPoetry Thursdays at Readers Bookstore | Fort Mason   FREE
6:30 pmFirst Thursdays Art & Live Music at The Red Vic | Haight   FREE
6:30 pm“L.A.’s Legendary Restaurants” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmNew Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill   FREE
8:00 pm#HellaSingle: SF’s Only Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | Milk Bar   FREE*
*$5 online, $10 at door. Includes admission to '90s "No Scrubs" dance party after the comedy show.
8:00 pmEclectic Comedy Showcase at Hyde St. | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmWin Tix: The Rocky Horror Show: Live | Victoria Theatre   WIN
8:30 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF   FREE
9:00 pmThe Doldrums Comedy Show | SF   FREE
9:00 pm“The Best of 80s” Thursday Dance Nights | Cat Club   FREE*
*Sign-up for free entry before 10 pm and $7 after.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Rotunda Dance Series: Mussel Rock Cloggers | SF City Hall
Friday, November 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

Mussel Rock is a performance group developed by the Barbary Coast Cloggers and students from the Sunday afternoon classes at Rhythm & Motion.

11:00 amTimbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco  FREE*
*Free tours take place on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are limited to 20 people.
5:30 pmParol-Marking Workshop: Beautiful Filipino Lanterns | SoMa   FREE*
*One free parol per person. Additional parol materials are $6-8 each.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pm“Around & Around” Artist Reception | SF   FREE
6:00 pmPunk Rock Mini Concert: He Who Cannot Be Named | Amoeba SF   FREE
7:00 pm2016 Proxy Fall Film Festival Finale: “Captain Fantastic” | Hayes Valley   FREE
7:00 pmAbout Last Night: Sexcapade Storytelling Stories | SF   $5
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:30 pmWin Tix: La Sera: Punky Indie Rock | Swedish American Hall   WIN
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE

Saturday, November 5, 2016

2016 Bay Area Science Festival Extravaganza | AT&T Park

Photo | Bay Area Science FestivalAT&T Park is transformed into a science wonderland for the concluding event of the Bay Area Science Festival – a free science extravaganza. Last year, more than 30,000 more...

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
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.
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
All DayClosing Day: Bay Area Science Festival | 2016   FREE*
*Some events may require an RSVP or have other restrictions.
All DayFinal Day: 2016 Día de los Muertos Exhibit: 25+ Altars & 50+ Artists | SOMArts   FREE
11:00 am38Makers Gift Fair: Free Fall Treats & Locally Made Products | SF   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation.
11:00 amMuseum Animals’ Send-Off Party & Live Presentation | SF   FREE
11:00 amEthnic Dance Festival Auditions | SF   $10*
*Kids 12 and under get in FREE.
All Day2016 SF Open Studios Weekend | Mission & Noe Valley   FREE
3:00 pm“Molly on the Range” Book Discussion | Omnivore Books   FREE
6:30 pmSan Francisco City Star Party | Pier 17   FREE
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
All Day2016 San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival: Saturday | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free admission, but you'll need to buy a pass to get in on free lift tickets.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

2016 San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival: Sunday | Fort Mason
Sunday, November 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but you'll need to buy a pass to get in on free lift tickets.
| Fort Mason Center

The San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival is one of the biggest of its kind on the West Coast with over $1 million dollars in gear from top brands such as Burton, K2, Atomic, Rossignol more...

8:00 amFree Ashtanga Vinyasa Morning Yoga Flow | 1st and 3rd Sundays  FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
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.
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
11:00 amFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park   FREE
All Day2016 SF Open Studios Weekend | Mission & Noe Valley   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pm“Paleo Soups, Stews & Practical Paleo” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, November 7, 2016

5:00 pmBlueCart’s “The Dinner Table” Foodie Talk Series | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pm“Well Fed Weeknights” Book Launch | Omnivore Books  FREE
8:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF  FREE
8:00 pmFree Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room  FREE
8:00 pm“Where’s The Local Talent?” Comedy Night | SF  FREE