Saturday, October 15, 2016

Saturday, October 15 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Southern Exposure

Come together for a celebration of food, music, and destruction that crosses borders. People’s Kitchen Collective will narrate the demolition of the wall along with music by La Pelanga. Free, but an RSVP is more...

1:00 pm“Agents Of Change” Film Screening | SF Main Library  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.
6:00 pmYerba Buena Night 2016: Art, Music, Video & Dance Block Party | SoMa   FREE
6:00 pmSchroeder’s Final Oktoberfest Celebration, Live Music & Games | SF   FREE*
*Free, but food and drinks are for purchse.
8:30 pm12th Annual Lit Crawl SF: Naughty, Good Magic | SF   FREE
9:00 pmNew Wave Dance Party | SoMa   $7*
*$7 before 10pm / $12 after
9:00 pm“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | Madrone Art Bar   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
9:00 pmThe Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF   $5*
*Typically $5 at the door. But some months they do change more depending on the event theme or if there's a live band
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, October 16, 2016

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for North Beach & Marina Residents
Sunday, October 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

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All Day14th Annual Arts & Music Festival | Excelsior   FREE
All Day2016 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required ($2.25 adults, $1 seniors & youth)
11:00 am“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Excelsior   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmFolio Books’ Pop-up Zine Fest | SF   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE


Monday, October 17, 2016

3:00 pmTour of Diego Rivera’s 1st US Mural | Union Square  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
7:30 pm“The Games People Play” Book Launch | SF  FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is encouraged but not required.
8:00 pm“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight  FREE
9:00 pm“Resistance is Futile” Free Comedy Night | SF  FREE

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

17th Annual Brower Youth Awards Ceremony | SF
Tuesday, October 18 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Herbst Theatre

Earth Island Institute’s New Leaders Initiative presents their 17th Annual Brower Youth Awards – the top prize for young environmental leaders in North America – on Tuesday, October 18th, at the more...

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s  FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
6:00 pmAdult Coloring & Wine Night | SF   FREE
7:00 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio   FREE
7:30 pm“Brat Pack America: A Love Letter to 80s Teen Movies” Book Launch | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“Extra Toppings” Standup Comedy & Sketch Video Showcase | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
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

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

2016 Final Presidential Debate Watch Party | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Wednesday, October 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park

Donkey Hotey via Flickr Trump and Clinton have blasted away at each other for months… and now they are scheduled to square off three times in prime-time debates leading up to the more...

11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
6:30 pmVisual Poetry in Video & Film | North Beach   FREE
7:00 pmDamn Funny Dames & Dudes | SF   FREE
7:00 pmSF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Shuttle | Haight/Sunset   FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
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, October 20, 2016

YBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa
Thursday, October 20 – 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 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 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 pmSinner’s Happy Hour with The Yacht Club of Paris | The Chapel   FREE
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.
6:00 pm“Black Salt Collective” Art Discussion | SF   FREE
6:00 pmYoga NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members).
7:00 pmRepresentation of the People in the Food Service | SF   FREE
7:00 pmPolicies & Identity Politics of the Food Industry | 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.
8:30 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF   FREE
9:00 pmThe Hot Mess Comedy Hour | SF   FREE
9:00 pm“The Best of 80s” Thursday Dance Nights | Cat Club   FREE*
*Sign-up for free entry before 10 pm and $7 after.

Friday, October 21, 2016

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Hayes Valley & SoMa Residents
Friday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

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5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF   FREE
5:00 pm“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview   FREE
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young: Live Music from the Musical Art Quintet | 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.
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.
5:30 pmFriday Nights at the de Young: Live Classical Music | 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.
7:30 pm“China: The Cookbook” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE*
*RSVP appreciated but not required.
9:00 pmThat ’80s Show: The Ultimate ’80s Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, $5 after. 21+
10:00 pmHouse Music for the Dancefloor | SF   FREE*
*Free before 11pm w/ RSVP on Guest List & sometimes it means free before 10:30pm. Otherwise it's $10.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Tenderloin & Potrero Hill Residents
Saturday, October 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

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10:00 amVisitacion Valley Part I: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
10:00 am2016 Corgi Con: 500+ Corgis & Pawsome Merchandise | Ocean Beach   FREE
12:00 pmLyrical Workshop: Emerge With Better Songs | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmSan Francisco Costume Crawl   $20*
*Free, but a Facebook RSVP is required for prize pool.
All Day2016 Superhero Street Fair | SF   $10*
*Technically the fair is free, but a SuperHero Sticker gets you $2 off every alcoholic drink at the bars, discounts with the vendors, and shows your support for everything the fair has to offer.
1:00 pmThe Blues Show & Jerry Garcia Amphitheater Birthday Party | McLaren Park   FREE
2:00 pmVisitacion Valley Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
3:00 pmFitbit Local: Wellness Walk or Run & Meditation Free Monthly Workout | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pm“Stranger Flings” Horror Themed Scavenger Hunt & Bar Crawl | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“The Hidden Keys” Book Reading | Green Apple Books on the Park   FREE

Sunday, October 23, 2016

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Bay & Vistacion Valley Residents
Sunday, October 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

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4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmWheel of Karaoke West: Standup Showcase & Karaoke Contest | SF   FREE

Monday, October 24, 2016

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Monday, October 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral

Please note, the October 2016 edition will be held on October 24.

7:30 pm“The Fade Out” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE*
*RSVP appreciated but not required.
8:00 pm“The Fake Podcast” Comedy Show | SF   FREE
8:30 pmMonday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies   FREE
8:30 pmLaughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF   FREE

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The State of Education & It's Effects Around the World | SF
Tuesday, October 25 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral

The University of California, the world’s leading public university system, currently includes more than 238,000 students and 190,000 faculty and staff, with more than 1.7 million alumni living and working around more...

6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF  FREE
7:30 pm“A Gambler’s Anatomy” Book Talk & Signing | SF  FREE*
*RSVP appreciated but not required.
7:30 pm“Stamped from the Beginning” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books on the Park  FREE
7:30 pm“Extra Toppings” Standup Comedy & Sketch Video Showcase | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmHaight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF   FREE
8:30 pmTuesday Night Pub Quiz | Edinburgh Castle Pub   FREE

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Death of Money: Diggers 50 Years Later | SF
Wednesday, October 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center

From free food to free stores, free money, and free communication, the Diggers defined a politics a half century ago that continues to exert a powerful influence on radicals today. Original participants more...

6:00 pmLadies’ Knight: Women’s Chess Club | SF Main Library  FREE
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin   FREE

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Creatures of the NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, October 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences

The creatures come out at night as NightLife joins forces with the Bay Area Science Festival for an evening of spine-tingling science. Come in costume for this annual Halloween bash and tour more...

7:30 pmMonthly Películas de Oro & Mezcal Tasting | SF   $8
7:30 pm“Every Man A Menace” Book Talk and Signing | SF   FREE*
*RSVP appreciated but not required.
8:00 pm#HellaSingle: SF’s Only Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | Milk Bar   FREE*
*$5 online, $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.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Glass with Class: Rare Downtown Architecture Tour | SF
Friday, October 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 242 California

The tour examines the great varieties of glass in 20th Century San Francisco, from the Financial District to Union Square. It will be found underfoot, overhead, and in the wall; in more...

All DayWin Tix: “Escape Alcatraz” Drop Ride Opening Day | The San Francisco Dungeon   WIN*
*Bay Area resident adult tickets start at 16. FREE to the first 300 guests to arrive in costume on opening day - 10/28 at 11am
11:00 am“Escape Alcatraz” Ride Opening Day & Free Entry w/ Costumes | The SF Dungeon   FREE*
*FREE to the first 300 guests to arrive in costume on opening day - 10/28 at 11am. Bay Area resident adult tickets start at $16.
5:00 pmArt Night SF: Mid-Market Art, Live Music & Karaoke | UN Plaza   FREE