Friday, October 7, 2016

Fleet Week 2016 | Full Airshow Friday & Blue Angels
Friday, October 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marina Green

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. 35th more...

12:00 pmRotunda Dance Series: AXIS Dance Company | SF City Hall   FREE
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young: Made in California | 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.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:30 pm“The Lost Boys” Movie Screening | SF   FREE
7:00 pmAbout Last Night: Sexcapade Storytelling Stories | SF   $5
7:00 pm“Treehouses” Art Show | SF   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pmMermaid Show: Stand Up Comedy | SF   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
5:00 pmDrive-By Truckers: Southern American Acoustic Set Free In-Store Mini Concerts | Amoeba SF   FREE
6:30 pm“Dinner at the Long Table” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE

Saturday, October 8, 2016

2016 World Veg Festival: Cooking Demos, Talks & Live Entertainment | GG Park
Saturday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 regular admission, $5 students and seniors.
| County Fair Building

The San Francisco Veg Society hosts the 17th annual World Veg Festival featuring an exciting lineup of speakers, cooking demos, exhibitors, entertainers and food vendors. SFVS is a non-profit and all-volunteer run organization whose more...

10:00 am“Bark at the Park: K9 Heroes” Military, Police & Fire Dog Demos | Fleet Week 2016   FREE
10:00 amSolve A Murder Mystery | SF Main Library   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All Day97th Annual Columbus Day Bazaar: Saturday | North Beach   FREE
All Day2016 Ocean Beach Music & Art Festival: 6 Stages, 20+ Bands & Live Art | Sunset   FREE
All DayMarket Street Prototyping Festival: Saturday | SF   FREE
All DayFleet Week 2016: Blue Angels Airshow | Saturday   FREE
12:00 pmHistory for Half Pints: Family Music & Games | California Historical Society   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $5 at the door.
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
1:00 pm“Let The Good Times” Rock n Roll Show | McLaren Park   FREE
1:00 pmThe History Of Performing Arts | SF Main Library   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmThe History Of Performing Arts | SF Main Library   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmThe History Of Performing Arts | SF Main Library   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
4:00 pmSan Francisco Starry Night 8.5K For a Cause | SF   FREE*
*Free to register, but personal fundraising goals are strongly encouraged. Registration is available onsite, but encouraged beforehand.
5:00 pm“Journey to The End Of The Night” 2016 | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free, but advanced registration is required.
5:00 pm2016 “Come Out & Play” Festival Closing Night: Journey to the End of the Night | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are gladly accepted.
6:00 pmSchroeder’s Oktoberfest Celebration, Live Music & Games | SF   FREE*
*Free, but food and drinks are for purchse.
6:00 pmFree Outdoor Movie Night “Monsters Inc.” | West Portal   FREE
7:30 pmClassic SF Movie Night in the Park: Pixar’s “Inside Out” | Duboce Park   FREE
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE
9:30 pmSadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF   FREE
3:00 pm“The Rye Baker: Classic Breads” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE


Sunday, October 9, 2016

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

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...

9:30 amThe Forum On Women, Feminism & Social Justice | SF   FREE
All Day2016 World Veg Festival: Cooking Demos, Talks & Live Entertainment | GG Park   $10*
*$10 regular admission, $5 students and seniors.
All Day97th Annual Columbus Day Bazaar: Sunday | North Beach   FREE
11:00 amVery Vegan Sundays | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
12:00 pm17th Annual Burning Man “Decompression” Street Faire | SF   $15*
*$15 donation before 3 pm. $20 after
12:30 pm148th Annual Italian Heritage Parade | North Beach   FREE
All DayFleet Week 2016: Blue Angels Airshow | Sunday   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
6:00 pm2016 Presidential Debates Watch Party | SoMa StrEat Food Park   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Saturday, October 1, 2016

2016 Film in the Fog:
Saturday, October 1 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post Theatre Lawn

Waferboard via Flickr Come to the 14th annual fall outdoor movie night, Film in the Fog, for a screening of “Pinocchio,” organized by the Presidio Trust, featuring free kids activities, and food trucks. 2016 Film in more...


Monday, October 10, 2016

Fleet Week High School Band Challenge | Golden Gate Park
Monday, October 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music

The United States Marine Corps Band kicks off this event with a stirring performance of patriotic songs and a musical celebration. The thrill of the music continues as select Bay Area more...

10:00 am“The Golden Age Of Baseball” Two-Day Live Auction Event | SF   FREE
6:30 pmCyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmPerfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF   FREE
7:00 pmStrange Stand-Up Comedy | SF   FREE
7:30 pmWitches’ Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free to see the show. $5 to enter the witchy raffle.
7:30 pmMultimedia Concert: Switchboard Music | SF   FREE
8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF   FREE
9:30 pm“Find Me at the Club” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
10:00 pm“GrooveWell” Super Funky Mondaze Dance Party | Milk Bar   FREE

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 more...

12:30 pmPoetry Readings On Your Lunch Break | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
5:45 pmRadar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pmPolitical Discourse: What’s At Stake on November 8 | SF   FREE
6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF   FREE
6:30 pm“Journey” Book Reading | Green Apple Books on the Park   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:30 pmTuesday Night Pub Quiz | Edinburgh Castle Pub   FREE
9:00 pmHaightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF   FREE

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Trans Activism: Compton's Cafeteria 50th Anniversary | SF
Wednesday, October 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center

Felicia Elizondo recounts her experiences in the Tenderloin when trans women erupted on a late August night in 1966 and rebuked police harassment with an epic mini-riot at Compton’s Cafeteria at more...

6:00 pmFree Slackline Yoga Class: Focus, Balance & Strength | SF  $5*
*Must register on Eventbrite. Tickets are non-refundable.
6:00 pmThe History Of Performing Arts | SF Main Library  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmRelax with Evening Meditation | SF Main Library  FREE
6:00 pm“Standing on Sacred Ground” Film Screening | SF Main Library  FREE
8:00 pmWorld Class Comedy Wednesdays | Marina   FREE*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
8:00 pmFor Crying Out Loud: Pay What You Can for Unli Beer & Wine | SF   FREE*
*Free show. Pay what you can and get unlimited drinks for duration of the show.
9:00 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Piano Fight   FREE*
*Limited free tickets with RSVP for Funcheapers; otherwise admission is $10 online or $15 at the door.
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin   FREE
6:00 pmRelax With Evening Meditation | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pm“Standing on Sacred Ground” Film Screening | SF Main Library   FREE

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Electro-pop NightLife Live | California Academy Of Sciences
Thursday, October 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
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| California Academy of Sciences

NightLife Live draws to a close with a bang—courtesy of Dan Deacon’s wildly experimental electro-pop and penchant for audience participation. Plus, catch a rare performance from Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith who, working more...

7:00 pm“Sandbox”: Live Games Open Mic | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
7:00 pm“Other Avenues are Possible” Book Discussion | SF   FREE
8:00 pm#HellaSingle: SF’s Only Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Free with Eventbrite RSVP (donations accepted), $10 at door. Includes admission to '90s "No Scrubs" dance party after the comedy show.
9:00 pm“The Best of 80s” Thursday Dance Nights | Cat Club   FREE*
*Sign-up for free entry before 10 pm and $7 after.
5:00 pmSinner’s Happy Hour with Justin Ancheta & Friends | The Chapel   FREE

Friday, October 14, 2016

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Richmond Dist. Residents
Friday, October 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

Photo | 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 more...

11:00 amSketching in the Galleries: Draw Your Own Art | SF   FREE
11:00 amLive In The Castro: SF Trolley Dances | Jane Warner Plaza   FREE
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pmArt Night SF: Mid-Market Art, Live Music & Karaoke | UN Plaza   FREE
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young: “Labyrinth” Film Screening | Golden Gate Park   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.
6:00 pmFree Veggie Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pm“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio   FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
6:30 pmGrotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5.
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free, before 10 pm. $10 after.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

28th Annual San Francisco

Celebrate the 28 years of San Francisco Old Car Picnic (formerly Jimmy’s Old Car Picnic) showing off cars from 1987 or older at Hellman Hollow (Speedway Meadow) in Golden Gate Park. 2016 San Francisco Old Car Picnic Saturday, October 15, more...

9:00 amWorldWideWomen Girls’ Festival: Exploration & Empowerment | SF   $10*
*Free for kids under 12 years old.
All DayCalifornia Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Russian Hill & Nob Hill Residents   FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE