Wednesday, August 9, 2017

7:30 pm“B*tch Doctrine” Book Discussion | SF  FREE
8:00 pmThe Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

2017 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Aaron London, Al’s Place | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Thursday, August 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: $4.95*
*Tacolicious tacos are typically $4.95, but prices may vary.
| Ferry Building

Taco lovers, rejoice – Tacolicious’s annual Guest Chef Series is back at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Visit the Tacolicious stand on Thursdays (10 am to 2 pm) to taste some more...

12:30 pmLINES Dance Center: Global Dance Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
4:00 pmNational S’mores Day Celebration | SF   FREE*
*$5 for a S'mores Kit
5:00 pm“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Super Seeds on Pairings | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pmAugust NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
6:00 pmRadar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library   FREE
7:00 pmBoss Fight Books Presents: Kingdom Hearts II Release Party | Green Apple Books   FREE


Friday, August 11, 2017

Early Bird Shopping Specials | Pier 39
Friday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Shop early and receive special discounts* at participating businesses from 10 am-noon. Check back to see the full list of discounts. *Restrictions apply. See discount list for more details.

11:00 amThe Unique Derique Comedy | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
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: Abstract Painting & the Psychedelic Experience | SF   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 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
6:00 pm“Summer Sessions” DIY Factory Friday Party | Mission   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
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 pm2017 Teen Science Night: Dive Into The Reef | California Academy of Sciences   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required and you must be between 13-18 years of age.
6:30 pm“Cat People” Stand Up Comedy | SF   $5
6:30 pmGrotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5.
8:00 pmInside Baseball: A Comedy Variety Show | SF   FREE*
*Free for Funcheap users who enter "FUNCHEAP" as a promo code at checkout. Otherwise it's $5.
9:00 pmWin Tix: The Genius “GZA” | Slim’s   WIN
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free, before 10 pm. $10 after.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

2017 Hillwide Garage Sale | Bernal Heights
Saturday, August 12 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bernal Heights

Bernal Hillwide via Facebook The 2017 Hillwide Garage Sale in Bernal Heights is quite possibly San Francisco’s largest single day garage sale (typically 150+) and it’s happening from 9 am to 2 pm more...

10:00 am“Hats Off to Teachers 2017” Party & Free Classroom Supplies | SF   FREE*
*Free classroom materials for Bay Area teachers only,
10:00 amSF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
10:00 amFun Run Series with Veterans in the Presidio | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
10:30 amPABU Izakaya’s Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
10:45 amOutdoor Yoga Flow For A Cause | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based. Pay what you can, no one turned away for lack of funds.
All Day2017 Chinatown Music Festival & Living Alleyways Celebration | SF   FREE
11:00 am2017 Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway | Bayview   FREE*
*Limited to kids and teenagers.
All DayPistahan 2017: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF   FREE
11:00 am5th Annual Kids Festival: Art, Music & Magic | McLaren Park   FREE
11:30 amFree Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park   FREE
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
12:00 pmGarden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF   FREE
12:00 pmFree Couples Workshop: Your Dream Relationship | SF   FREE*
*Workshops are free because they are part of a research study. You will receive free, evidence-based treatment from a highly skilled, licensed Psychologist who specializes in working with couples. In return, you will be asked to complete questionnaires during the process.
12:00 pm31st Union’s Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
1:30 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls” | Glen Park   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
4:00 pmJerry Garcia Day Celebration with Ben Fong-Torres | SF   FREE
7:00 pm“Wild” Dance Performances | SF   FREE
7:00 pmKronos Quartet: Free Intimate Concert | Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pm“Wild” Visual Art Exhibit Dance Performance | SF   FREE
7:30 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE
9:30 pmSadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF   FREE
11:59 pmPerseids Meteor Shower: Up to 200 Meteors / Hour | Extra-Special 2017 Outburst   FREE

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Pistahan 2017: Filipino Cultural Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens
Sunday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Photo | Victor Saldaña Photography Experience a massive celebration of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the annual Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the more...

All DayInner Sunset Flea 2017 | Block Party & Street Fair   FREE
All DayMission District “Calle 24” Latino Art Stroll & Mural Tour | SF   FREE
11:00 amOff the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
All DayVolunteer at Stern Grove 2017: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF   FREE*
*Free, but registration is required.
1:00 pmFree Great Concert Band Music | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:30 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls” | Washington Square Park   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
2:00 pm’60s Rock, R&B Superstars “WAR” at Stern Grove | SF   FREE*
*Donations appreciated
2:00 pmSfiato Wind Quintet: Free Music Concert | SF Main Library   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE

Monday, August 14, 2017

2017 Pint Sized Plays | PianoFight
Monday, August 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, with a $10 suggested donation.
| PianoFight

San Francisco Theater Pub Pint Sized Plays is made up of short plays set in a bar, written by Bay Area playwrights. The only rule is that each play can’t run longer than more...

6:30 pmCyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.  FREE
7:30 pmWitches’ Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF  $5
8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF   FREE
9:30 pm“Find Me at the Club” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: Barefoot in the Park | Nob Hill

Photo | Academy of ArtWind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2017 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer movie nights are back at more...

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s   FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
6:30 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio   FREE
7:30 pmAstrolecture Series: Unveiling the Dark Universe | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Dogpatch
Wednesday, August 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Anchor Brewing Company

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks more...

11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
6:00 pmRock Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live   FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop   $8
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond   FREE
7:30 pm“The Future Won’t Be Long” Book Talk | SF   FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is appreciated but not required.
8:00 pmBaked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF   $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.
8:00 pmFree Cobb’s Summer Comedy Night with #HellaFunny | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Must arrive by 7:30pm for guaranteed entry. All shows are 18 & over with valid photo ID. Like most comedy clubs, there is a two drink minimum.
9:30 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Piano Fight   FREE*
*Limited free tickets with RSVP for Funcheapers; otherwise admission is $10 online or $15 at the door.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa
Thursday, August 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Market & New Montgomery St

Hidden stories and surprises abound in a free 90-minute walking tour in the Yerba Buena neighborhood of San Francisco’s history, art, poetry, architecture and activism, including live performances of characters that more...

10:00 am2017 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Sujan Sarkar, Rooh | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   $4.95*
*Tacolicious tacos are typically $4.95, but prices may vary.
12:30 pmJazz Herstory Collective | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
5:00 pmFree Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa   FREE*
*All gallery and museum entries will be free except for the Contemporary Jewish Museum which will be offering a special entry price of $5.
5:30 pm“Guerrilla Publicity” Your Chance to be Known Everywhere | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pmAfro-Cuban Roots Music with Bobi Cespedes | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
6:00 pmFeline NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Tactile Dome & Explainer Demonstrations | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
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.
7:30 pmThe 6th Annual “New Works” Women’s Theater Festival | SF   FREE*
*Free, but advanced tickets are recommended,
7:30 pmDrink Steam with Rexx Life Raj Free Concert | Rickshaw Stop   FREE*
*For 21+ with valid ID.
7:30 pm“Girl In Snow” Book Talk | SF   FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is appreciated but not required.
8:00 pmFree Cobb’s Summer Comedy Night: August 2017 | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Must arrive by 7:30pm for guaranteed entry. All shows are 18 & over with valid photo ID. Like most comedy clubs, there is a two drink minimum.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Non Stop Bhangra For Kids: Traditional Punjabi Folk Dance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, August 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

A passport to Bollywood for kiddies. Non Stop Bhangra celebrates the beautiful and vibrant spirit of Bhangra, a traditional Punjabi folk music and dance. This children’s program repeats at 12:15–12:45pm.

5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF   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: “Acid Mantra” & Other Cinematic Delights | SF   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 pmUndiscovered SF: Filipino Night Market Festival | SoMa   FREE*
*We're told the organizers want to keep this admission free
7:00 pmSan Francisco’s Vintage Scooter Rally | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch. If you want to join you better have a vintage scooter and join up with the Black Sheep Scooter Club. Ride is dependent on weather and may be Treasure Island and Bay Bridge insted.
7:00 pmGood Measure Tour II: Intimate Performances & Complimentary Wine Tasting | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmReverse Happy Hour | Pier 39   FREE