Saturday, October 21, 2017

Saturday, October 21 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Swedish American Hall

“Words & Music by Dan Wilson” is an evening of songs and stories which pulls back the curtain on the art of songwriting. > Get Tickets – $25 – 21+ Between stripped down more...

7:00 pmDowntown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF  FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
7:00 pmWin Tix: Maniac Bowl X: San Francisco’s Most Unpredictable Comedy Show | PianoFight  WIN
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF  FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
9:00 pmThe Final Night of “Summer of Love” Light Art in the Park | Conservatory of Flowers   FREE
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 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
9:00 pmLate Night Downtown Comedy at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
9:00 pmWin Tix: New Wave City: 25th Anniversary Dance Party | SF   WIN
9:30 pmWin Tix: Diwali 2017: Bollywood Party | SF   WIN*
*Group discount tickets available
11:59 pmOrionids Meteor Shower 2017 | Halley’s Comet’s Debris   FREE
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Rare Tenderloin Guided Tour: Part I | SF City Guides
Sunday, October 22 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Powell & Market

Explore the Tenderloin’s isolated rural village beginnings and its years as a quiet residential and small business neighborhood. Find out how it morphed into San Francisco’s hotel and silk stocking entertainment and more...

All DayCalifornia Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Bayview-Hunters Point & Mission Residents   FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
All Day2017 Fiesta On The Hill | Bernal Heights   FREE
All DayExploratorium Free Community Day | SF   FREE
All Day2017 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
11:00 am“Lumpia Palooza” Food Festival | Soma StrEat Food Park   $5*
*$5 admission fee, food and drink available for purchase.
All Day2017 SF Open Studios Weekend | Presidio & Ocean View   FREE
11:00 amSF Open Studios 2017 | Presidio, Richmond, Sunset, West Portal, Ocean View   FREE
11:30 amGoing On a Dance: Roving Party Halloween Edition | SF   $10*
*Your ticket goes directly supporting the nonprofit No Mirror Movement which uses dance as a tool to develop self-worth, promote body acceptance and challenge deeply held myths of beauty and health.
12:00 pm“Open Carry” Guitar Rally | Crissy Field   FREE
12:00 pmWin Tix: SF’s Art Passport Day 2017 | Middle Polk   WIN
1:00 pmLive in the Castro: The Man Dance Company | Jane Warner Plaza   FREE
1:00 pm“Old South Park” Rare Guided Walking Tour | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
2:00 pmUncovering The Parkside: Rare Walking Tour | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted. Some tours may be limited in size
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
7:00 pmOpera On Tap: A Fached Up Halloween | SF   FREE*
*Mention 'FUNANDCHEAPOPERA' for an entry raffle ticket towards a bottle of California wine
7:00 pmHellaFunny Sundays Comedy Show | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
7:30 pmPoetry Reading with CAConrad & Dara Wier | Green Apple Books   FREE
7:30 pmWin Tix: Comedy Night: Americas Got Talent “Julia Scotti” | Cobb’s Comedy Club   WIN
8:00 pmWin Tix: Indie Rock Supergroup “Mister Heavenly” | Swedish American Hall   WIN
8:30 pmWin Tix: Top 50 Spotify Viral Chart Artist “Michael Nau” | Cafe Du Nord   WIN

Monday, October 23, 2017

Spooky Skeleton Trivia Night | SF
Monday, October 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Shotwell's Bar

They’re doing five spooky pub quiz themes for every Monday in October. And for this coming Monday, October 23, 2017, the theme is Skeleton Trivia. They’ll ask you hella questions about bones, more...

5:00 pmMilk Bar Mondaze: Free Pizza, Games & Comedy Night | Haight  FREE
8:00 pmThe Komedy Kiki: Comics That’ll Tickle Your Funny Bone | SF   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Acoustic Sonic Delight “Trashcan Sinatras” | The Chapel   WIN
8:30 pmMonday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies   FREE

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

American History in Golden Gate Park | October 2017 Walking Tour Month
Tuesday, October 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Conservatory of Flowers

Here are statues, plaques, monuments and trees in Golden Gate Park that commemorate events in American history. This two hour walk takes you to sites familiar and unfamiliar to most visitors. more...

8:40 amSan Francisco Chronicle Newsroom Tour | SoMa  FREE
1:00 pmMasquerade Murder Mystery Party | SF Main Library   FREE
6:30 pm16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF   FREE
7:00 pm2017 Barbie Mutilation Night | SF   *
*sliding scale donation gets you a fresh Barbie victim and benefits charity.
7:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF   FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
7:00 pm“The Cuban Club: Stories” Book Release | City Lights   FREE
7:00 pmUnderstanding The Unconscious Mind & Making Better Decisions | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmJericho On the Road Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | North Beach   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via
8:00 pmHaight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: The Wrecks: High Voltage Indie Rock | Bottom of the Hill   WIN
9:00 pmPops 80th Anniversary Party | SF   FREE

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Free de Young Museum Day: See Brand New
Wednesday, October 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | de Young Museum

de Young Each Wednesday during the month of October 2017, admission to the brand new exhibit, ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire” is free at the de Young. Free Wednesdays at the more...

11:00 amFinal $1 Book Sale of the Season | SF Main Library   $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
5:30 pmSecrets to Keep Moving: Foot Care Tips | SF Main Library   FREE
7:00 pmAttractive Camp: Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF   $6*
*$6 when you use promo code "funcheapbaby". Otherwise, it's $12 online or $15 at the door.
7:30 pmShaping SF Lecture: 100th Anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:30 pmDrunkathalon: Free Comedy, Heckling & Cosplay | PianoFight   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmWorld Class Comedy Wednesdays | Marina   FREE*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
5:30 pmSecrets to Keep Moving: Foot Care Tips | SF Main Library   FREE

Thursday, October 26, 2017

2017 Día de los Muertos Exhibit: 25+ Altars & 50+ Artists | SOMArts
Thursday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SOMArts Cultural Center

Now in its 18th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center, October 6–November 9, 2017, merges traditional Mexican altars with contemporary art installations to present a more...

5:00 pmHaunted TechShop: Waterjet Pumpkin Carving & Rock Candy Making | SF   FREE
5:00 pmSpeak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF   FREE
6:00 pmCreatures of the NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $20
6:00 pmMaker Thursdays: Handmade Artwork Right in Front of You | SF   FREE
6:00 pmProviding Climate-Friendly Parks | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Science Fiction Turned Fact | Pier 15   $17.95*
*$17.95 Adv / $19.95 Door / Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pmPost Punk Disturbia Mini Concert: “Everyone Is Dirty” | Amoeba SF   FREE
6:30 pm“Butch Lesbians Coloring Book” Hands-On Experience | SF Main Library   FREE
6:30 pm“State Bird Provisions: A Cookbook” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
7:30 pm(I wish I was) Happy Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Viral YouTube Star “Poppy” | Slim’s   WIN
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop & $1 Beer | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
8:00 pmHellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Comedy Night: Noah Gardenswartz (TBS / NBC) | The Punch Line   WIN
10:00 pm“GrooveWell” Thursdays | Milk Bar   FREE
5:00 pmVinyl Destination: LP Lathing Demo | SF Main Library   FREE

Friday, October 27, 2017

Scaregrove 2017: Halloween Festival in the Park | SF
Friday, October 27 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Stern Grove

Scaregrove returns to Stern Grove, on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 3 to 9 p.m. An “out of this world” Halloween event, this year’s event will feature a costume contest and more...

5:30 pmCritical Mass 2017 Halloween Bike Ride | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFriday Movie in the Park: “Star Wars: Rogue One” | McCoppin Sq.   FREE
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:30 pmHorror Movie Trivia & Comedy Night | Haight Street   FREE*
*$5 dollar suggested donation
7:30 pmSF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Strings Attached” | SF   FREE
7:30 pmSee the Castro’s Brand New LED Light Sculpture Garden | SF   FREE
9:00 pmHellaSingle: SF’s Only Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free with RSVP with code HELLAFUNNY
10:30 pmThe Function: Hyphy vs Crunk Hip Hop Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP

Saturday, October 28, 2017

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition: 49-Mile Scenic Ride | City Hall
Saturday, October 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*$10 suggested donation
| San Francisco City Hall

Come play tourist for a day and enjoy the sights of the city the best way possible: by bicycle. Inspired by the classic 49-Mile Scenic Drive, this intermediate-level casually-paced ride rolls past more...

8:00 amHealing Forest Walk | The Presidio   FREE
All DayTreasure Island Flea: Spook-tacular Halloween Market & Costume Party   $3
10:30 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting with Pinoy Heritage | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
11:00 am3rd Annual Chinatown Halloween Neighborhood Festival | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but need to buy a family pack for games and activities. $2 for a family pack before Oct 23, $5 on the day of the event.
All Day2017 SF Open Studios Weekend | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amSF Open Studios 2017 | Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Bernal Heights, Outer Mission   FREE
11:00 amTricycle Music Festival 2017: Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band | SF   FREE
11:00 amBalbooa Fright Fest 2017: Halloween Block Party | SF   FREE
12:00 pmFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting with The Pasta Shop | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
12:00 pmHalloween at Poco Dolce: Crawly Gummy Worms & Free Chocolate Samples | SF   FREE*
*While supplies last. Come in costume
1:00 pmMt. Davidson Hiking Tour | SF City Guide   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
1:00 pmLive in the Castro: Dirty Cello | Jane Warner Plaza   FREE
1:00 pmHarvest Fest: Parklab Community Garden Grand Opening | SF   FREE