Thursday, October 2, 2014

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, October 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cyprian’s

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 first Thursday more...

7:00 pmFree “Barber’s Choice” Haircut Night | Lower Polk   FREE*
*Free Barber's Choice haircuts for men from 6-10 pm on the first Thursday of the month.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014 | Golden Gate Park
Friday, October 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hellman Hollow

October 3rd through the 5th marks the 2014 rendition of one of the largest (and free-est) music festivals in the country: San Francisco’s own Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014 more...

5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Programs are free and open to the public, but does not include admission to the museum's galleries.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE


Saturday, October 4, 2014

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank more...

8:00 am“Cars and Coffee”: Exotic & Muscle Car Meetup | SF  FREE*
*Free for spectators, but parking in the nearby lot is $3. Car exhibitors will be charged $5 and will receive a free cup of coffee.
6:00 pmMAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | SF   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, $6.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, October 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 17,000 artworks spanning 6,000 more...

11:00 amFree AcroYoga Workshop | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
12:00 pmFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park   FREE
1:00 pmFree Hot Dog Day | Inner Richmond   FREE
1:00 pmGolden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park   FREE
1:00 pmNinja Rolling & Falling Workshop for Cyclists | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:30 pmHillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, October 6, 2014

Flour + Water Chef Talks w/
Monday, October 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $30.00
| The Commonwealth Club (SF)

Thomas McNaughton, Chef, Partner and author of flour + water, central kitchen and salumeria, will be in conversation with Adam Savage, host of “Mythbusters.” In just five short years, flour + water more...

6:00 pmFree Slackline Yoga Class: Focus, Balance & Strength | SF  FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
8:00 pmFree First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room   FREE
8:00 pmGettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF   FREE
8:00 pmBeatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob   FREE
8:00 pmMelt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach   FREE
9:00 pm“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.   FREE

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, October 7 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th 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   FREE
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amCartoon Art Museum: First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day   FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
6:00 pmRadar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library   FREE
7:00 pm2014 “Best of Bernal” Film Night, Reception & Music | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight   FREE
8:00 pmWood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar   FREE
8:00 pmComedy & Karaoke Night | SF   FREE

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
8:00 pm“Haters Gonna Hate” Free Comedy Show | SF  FREE
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin  FREE

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Final Day:
Thursday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library

Candlestick Park Stadium, the city’s baseball and football stadium for over 50 years, will be torn down in late 2014 or early 2015. Lights Out at the ‘Stick is a newly opened more...

7:00 pmCup ‘o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF   FREE

Friday, October 10, 2014

Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live more...

1:00 pmFree Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF  FREE