Thursday, August 11, 2016

7:30 pm“Carousel Court” Book Discussion | SF  FREE

Friday, August 12, 2016

Unique Derique: A Prince Among Clowns | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, August 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

A beloved Bay Area institution, the Unique Derique is a prince among clowns, an internationally esteemed performer who has honed a singular blend of physical comedy and hambone body percussion. Derique more...

11:00 amSketching in the Galleries: Draw Your Own Art | SF   FREE
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young: “Soundwave” | SF   FREE*
*Programs are free and open to the public, but does not include admission to the museum's galleries.
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*
*Donations are welcome
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, August 13, 2016

Pistahan: Have a Peek At Filipino Culture | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, August 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Celebrating Filipino and Filipino-American arts and culture, the 23nd annual Pistahan features 2 days of art pavilions and stages highlighting contemporary and traditional music, dance, art, crafts, cuisine, and artifacts. A trade more...

10:00 amPhotography Meetup: Pro Tips & Talks | SF  FREE
11:00 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market  FREE
11:00 amCalifornia Historical Society Community Day: Tule Canoes, Talks & All-Day Crafts | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
1:00 pm$5 Artist-Led Clarion Alley Street Art & Mural Tours | Mission Dist.   $5*
*Sliding scale donation starts at $5 per person
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled” | Glen Park   FREE*
*Free, but a donation is requested.
3:00 pmOutdoor Dance Concert: Project Dance | SF   FREE
3:00 pmFruit Pie Contest & Tasting Party | Omnivore Books   $5*
*Free to baking entrants; $5 for those who prefer to simply taste every pie.
7:00 pmFog City Movie Night: “Zootopia” | Richmond Dist.   FREE
8:05 pmFilm Night In The Park: “The Goonies” | Dolores 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

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Jerry Day 2016: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
Sunday, August 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)

The 14th Annual Jerry Day is an annual civic and cultural event that celebrates one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time and San Francisco native son, Jerry Garcia and his Excelsior more...

All DayFestival of the Chariots 2016 | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 amSecond Day of Pistahan: Have a Peek At Filipino Culture | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
11:00 amVery Vegan Sundays | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
1:00 pmLive In The Castro: The Klipptones | SF   FREE
1:00 pmFree Symphony Tribute Concert to SF’s Firefighters | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:00 pm“Superfest” Int’l Disability Film Festival Showcase | SF Main Library   FREE
2:00 pmAtomic Bomb!: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled” | Washington Square Park   FREE*
*Free, but a donation is requested.
3:00 pmIce Cream Social & Tasting Party with Chez Panisse | Omnivore Books   FREE

Monday, August 15, 2016

8:00 pm“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight  FREE
9:00 pm“Resistance is Futile” Free Comedy Night | SF  FREE

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Wine & Movie Night:
Tuesday, August 16 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Top of the Mark Lounge

Photo | Academy of ArtWind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2016 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer Movie Nights are back at more...

7:00 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Shuttle | Mission Bay
Wednesday, August 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| All Over San Francisco

The San Francisco Brewers Guild , an organization made up of 26 breweries in the area, has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a more...

11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
5:30 pmBlock Printing: Workshop Wednesday | SF  FREE*
*All of the materials you need will be available for purchase at Artist & Craftsman Supply
6:00 pmSalsa In The Square: Josh Jones Latin Ensemble | 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

Thursday, August 18, 2016

YBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa
Thursday, August 18 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

The YBCA:ConVerge series is a free monthly public gathering featuring creative and generative social art practices. Community and innovative multi- and inter-disciplinary arts practices come together in the YBCA’s Grand Lobby and more...

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.
5:00 pmGame Night Happy Hour, Trivia & Relay Races | SF   FREE*
*No cost to get in the door or play games. Food and Drinks will need to be purchased.
5:00 pmPost-Punk Icon Peter Case (Nerves/Plimsouls) | Contemporary Jewish Museum   $8*
*An RSVP is required.
6:00 pmMazacote: A Salsa Legend | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
6:30 pmShakespeare’s 400th Year Legacy: Fast & Funny Word Race | SF Main Library   FREE
9:00 pmThe Hot Mess Comedy Hour | SF   FREE

Friday, August 19, 2016

Sing Along to Venezuela's Songs | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

Even in South America, Venezuela’s musical riches tend to be overshadowed by the styles of neighboring Colombia, Brazil and Argentina. But in the Bay Area, the nation’s fabulous cultural wealth, with more...

11:30 amTony Bennett 90th Birthday Celebration & Statue Unveiling | Nob Hill   FREE
5:00 pm“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview   FREE
5:30 pmDo What You Love Comedy Series | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested $5 donation and Funcheap readers can name their own donation price. RSVP is required. Otherwise $15 at door.
9:00 pmThat ’80s Show: The Ultimate ’80s Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, $5 after. 21+

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party: Food + Music Festival | SF
Saturday, August 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*General admission is free and open to the public.
| 20th Street Corridor

Photo | Paige K. Parsons via Noise PopGet ready to party with 15,000 summer lovin’ people at this delicious summer feast and street party over three blocks, with two stages of alt-indie bands and more...

All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio  FREE
11:00 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market  FREE
1:00 pmJane Bunnet & Maqueque: An Extraordinary All-Female Cuban Sextet | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | The Haight   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
7:00 pmPokeNight Bar Crawl and Scavenger Hunt | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
8:00 pmOutdoor Movie Night at The Yard | Mission Rock   FREE
9:00 pm“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | SF   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
9:00 pmNew Wave Dance Party | SoMa   $7*
*$7 before 10pm / $12 after
9:00 pmThe Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Typically Free with an RSVP, or $5 at the door. But some months they do change.
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Sunday, August 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mission District

Sunday Streets (April – November 2016) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, more...

11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
1:00 pmSt. Stephens Day: Hungarian Music Celebration | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pmThe New Pornographers: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival   FREE
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, August 22, 2016

Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, August 22 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill

More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every month with a free comedy show and free cake.  


Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Wine & Movie Night:
Tuesday, August 23 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Top of the Mark Lounge

Photo | Academy of ArtWind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2016 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer Movie Nights are back at more...

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
6:00 pmSwing In The Square: Lisa Gonick & The Damfino Players | Union Square Live  FREE
7:30 pm“The Gentleman” Book Discussion | SF  FREE
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin  FREE

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Music For Social Change | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, August 25 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

The luminous singer/songwriter Naima Shaloub went looking for her Lebanese roots and found an ongoing calling for turning music into a vehicle for social justice, inspiration and healing. Her Lebanese parents were more...


Friday, August 26, 2016

11:00 am“Chelle! & Friends” Party & Mardi Gras Parade | Yerba Buena Gardens  FREE
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass  FREE
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.
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.  FREE

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Bhangra Night: Music Filled with Indian Tradition & Elements of Jazz | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, August 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

A pioneering eight-piece band from Brooklyn, Red Baraat combines the ecstatic, hard-driving North Indian tradition of bhangra with elements of go-go, rock and jazz. Conceived by Sunny Jain, a master of bhangra’s more...

11:00 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market  FREE
12:00 pmLyrical Workshop: Emerge With Better Songs | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:45 pmFilm Night In The Park: “Lost In Translation” | Washington Square Park   FREE

Sunday, August 28, 2016

KUSF's Rock 'n' Swap Record Fair | USF

Credit | KUSFKUSF’s Rock-n-Swap is a Giant Music Lover’s Fair where about dealers and vendors come from all over to sell music related items in various formats and genres along with hard-to-find more...

1:00 pmFree Ukranian Symphony Concert & Dance Fest | Golden Gate Park   FREE
6:00 pmHoax? “Netflix & Chill” Open Air Movie Festival | Dolores Park   FREE
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 "attractivecamp". Otherwise, it's $12 online or $15 at the door.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Wine & Movie Night:
Tuesday, August 30 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Top of the Mark Lounge

Photo | Academy of ArtWind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2016 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer Movie Nights are back at more...

8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, August 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...