Thursday, December 22, 2016

Exploratorium After Dark: Full-Spectrum Science | Pier 15

Are the primary colors really red, yellow, and blue? How can you get yellow from mixing red and green together? Bring your most colorful questions to this vivid presentation.

6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Cardboard Automata Tinkering Workshop | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:30 pmPoetry Thursdays at Readers Bookstore | Fort Mason   FREE
7:00 pmFirefighters Toy Drive & Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free Admission with a new, unwrapped toy donation for the SF Firefighters Toy Program, otherwise it's $10.
8:00 pmHellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
9:00 pm“Make Me A Mixtape” ’90s/’00s Emo, Punk & Post-Hardcore Vinyl Night | SF   FREE
10:00 pm“No Scrubs” ’90s Dance Party: Live Painting | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use code NOSCRUBS for free guestlist admission $5 online, $10 door

Friday, December 23, 2016

6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF  FREE
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF  $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.


Saturday, December 24, 2016

Final Day: 4 Hours of Free Holiday Parking | Embarcadero Center

During the holidays, park for free at Embarcadero Center, when you shop or dine at any Embarcadero Center shop or restaurant, or skate at the Holiday Ice Rink, and receive free more...

4:00 pmHoliday Home Visits With Isolated Elderly | SF   FREE*
*RSVP is required within 2 weeks of event. Sign up via link.
7:30 pm2016 Hanukkah Festival & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: First Candle Lighting | Union Square   FREE

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Free Admission on Christmas 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...

6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   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.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Final Day: Free VIP Lounge & Snacks for Chase United Card Holders | Westfield SF
Monday, December 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free only if you have a Chase United credit card.
| Westfield San Francisco Centre

Got a Chase United credit card? Then you’re in for a treat. The Chase United VIP Lounge has opened up for a limited time at Westfield San Francisco Centre from November more...

7:00 pm“Odd” Strange Stand-Up Comedy & Drink Specials | SF   FREE
8:30 pmLaughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF   FREE

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF  FREE
8:00 pmHaight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF  FREE

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF  FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15
8:00 pmWorld Class Comedy Wednesdays | Marina  FREE*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for free tickets. Otherwise $15.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Final Day: Winter Nights Holiday Bazaar & Live Entertainment | SF
Thursday, December 29 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre

Under Westfield San Francisco Centre’s iconic Dome, the Winter Nights Holiday Bazaar promises to be a magical holiday marketplace and entertainment destination. The Bazaar will feature unique, local artisan gifts and more...

6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Hypnotically Flowing Patterns | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
8:00 pmHellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
10:00 pm“No Scrubs” ’90s Dance Party: Live Painting | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use code NOSCRUBS for free guestlist admission $5 online, $10 door

Friday, December 30, 2016

Friday, December 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SFAC Galleries

Photo | Arts Commission via Flickr This fall and winter a large, lolling sculpture by Bay Area artist Stephanie Robison’s sprawling fabric sculpture will take residence at the SFAC Galleries Window Installation more...

5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE

Saturday, December 31, 2016

$1.31 Ice Cream Scoop Day | Baskin Robbins

Make every 31st the sweetest day of the month as Baskin Robbins celebrate their favorite number with scoops for $1.31 and two-scoop sundaes for $3.31. Stop by Baskin-Robbins on the 31st of January, March, more...

7:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
8:30 pmNew Year’s Eve Fire Ceremony & Meditation | SF   FREE*
*Free, but registration is required and donations are accepted.
8:30 pmNew Year’s Eve Bell Ringing & Bonfire | San Francisco Zen Center   FREE*
*Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.
11:30 pmFree Hugs at Midnight for New Year’s Eve | Golden Gate Bridge   FREE
11:59 pmSan Francisco New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show | 2016   FREE

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, January 1 – 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 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 more...

8:00 amFree Ashtanga Vinyasa Morning Yoga Flow | 1st and 3rd Sundays  FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
10:00 amFree First Sunday | Chinese Historical Society  FREE
All DayMacy’s Holiday Windows & Pet Adoptions: Final Day | Union Square   FREE
11:00 amFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
5:00 pmWinter Walk SF Final Day & Festive Open Plaza | Union Square   FREE
All DayClosing Night: 2016 “Illuminate SF” Festival of Light | SF   FREE

Monday, January 2, 2017

8:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF  FREE
8:00 pm“Where’s The Local Talent?” Comedy Night | SF  FREE
9:00 pm“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.  FREE

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, January 3 – 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
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
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, January 4, 2017

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, January 4 – 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...

11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-2793 or email presidio@presidiotrust.gov. Space is limited. Reservations are limited to four people per party.
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
7:00 pmSacred Harp Singing: Acappella Singing For Everyone | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
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, January 5, 2017

6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin  FREE
6:30 pmFirst Thursdays Art & Live Music at The Red Vic | Haight  FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.  FREE
8:00 pmNew Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill  FREE
9:00 pmThe Doldrums Comedy Show | SF  FREE

Friday, January 6, 2017

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, January 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the more...

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.
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, January 7, 2017

San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, January 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and more...

10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
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

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, January 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and more...

2:00 pm16th Annual “No Pants” BART Ride Day   FREE*
*Free, but BART fare is required

Monday, January 9, 2017

7:00 pmPerfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | 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 pm“Scratch” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books on the Park  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, January 10, 2017

6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF  FREE

Thursday, January 12, 2017

7:00 pm“Sandbox”: Live Games Open Mic | SF  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated

Friday, January 13, 2017

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, January 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in more...

3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa  FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
6:00 pm“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio   FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
6:00 pmFree Veggie Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE
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, January 14, 2017

12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF  FREE
12:00 pmGarden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF  FREE
7:30 pm“The Humorless Ladies of Border Control” Book Reading | Green Apple Books on the Park  FREE

Sunday, January 15, 2017

12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pmSF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations  FREE*
*Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store location at (415) 345-0400.

Monday, January 16, 2017

8:00 pmHaight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar  FREE
9:00 pm“Resistance is Futile” Free Comedy Night | SF  FREE