Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Final
Wednesday, May 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Glide

Amos Gregory from Vets Alley GLIDE and Veterans Alley are joining forces to bring community expressive art to the Tenderloin. For five weeks beginning in late April, esteemed neighborhood muralist and Veterans Alley more...

11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF   FREE
6:00 pmSF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Sunset Dist.   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
7:00 pm“On Tokyo’s Edge” Book Reading | City Lights   FREE
7:30 pm“No One Can Pronounce My Name” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE*
*RSVP appreciated, but not required.
8:00 pmBaked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF   $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.
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, May 18, 2017

CMC Older Adult Choir: Street Chorus | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, May 18 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

The CMC 30th Street Chorus is a choir of older adults from the 30th Street Senior Center directed by award-winning Mexican-born, Mills College-educated flutist and mezzosoprano Martha Rodriguez-Salazar. Singing in Tagalog, English, more...

5:00 pmOpening Night: “Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
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.
6:00 pmRadar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pmSF Weekly “Best of SF 2017” Tasting Party & Open Bar | SoMa   $20*
*Use secret code FUNCHEAP for $20 tickets - only valid for first 150 people. Tickets Normally $25-$30
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 pmExploratorium After Dark: Bringing Science To Justice | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pmChangüí Majadero’s Afro-Cuban Musical Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
6:00 pmPrehistoric NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
7:00 pm“Atlantic Hotel” Book Release | City Lights   FREE
7:30 pm“The Fifth Wall” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE*
*RSVP appreciated but not required.
8:00 pmWin Tix: “Disney & Pixar” with the San Francisco Symphony | SF   WIN

Friday, May 19, 2017

Spring Wine Pour: Live Music & Wine Tastings | Pier 39
Friday, May 19 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*Early bird tickets are $20, otherwise it's $25 onsite.
| Pier 39

Grab your friends and head to the Pier for an evening of wine, music and fun at the Pier 39 Spring Wine Pour on Friday, May 19th. Stroll The Pier and stop more...

5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF   FREE
5:30 pmOutdoor Family Movie Night: Walt Disney’s Moana | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is requested but not required.
6:00 pmRedwood Tango Ensemble | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake

Photo | Steve Baranoff Observe the magnificent Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior over six Saturdays during the spring nesting more...

All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
10:30 amFree “Brokaw Ranch Company” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
11:00 amAnnual Dogpatch Block Party | SF   FREE
11:30 amFree Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DaySF Porchfest 2017: All Free Outdoor Music Fest | Mission Dist.   FREE
12:00 pmFree “Nopalito” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
1:00 pmLive in the Castro 2017 Season Opener: Kippy Marks & the Castro Flaggers | SF   FREE
1:00 pmBrass Convergence II: Protest Brass | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
3:00 pm“Kale & Caramel:” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
7:00 pmZeroDB “Bay 2 Breakers” Silent Disco Block Party | Hayes Valley   $8*
*Headphone rentals are $8 for early birds. Typically it's $10 onsite. In the past you could mention FUNCHEAP onstie and get your headset for $8, but no guarantees that will work each time.
8:30 pmWin Tix: Delta Spirit Lead Singer Matthew Logan Vasquez | Bottom of the Hill   WIN
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
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
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+
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Bay to Breakers 2017 | SF

Bring your costumed, your semi-naked and your beer (try to be discreet) and participate in one of the largest races in America – one of the most strange and “San Francentric.” more...

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.
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.

Monday, May 22, 2017

8:00 pmThe Komedy Kiki: Comics That’ll Tickle Your Funny Bone | SF  FREE
8:30 pmLaughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF  FREE
8:30 pmMonday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies  FREE

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Free Guided Tours of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals | SF
Tuesday, May 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | James R. Browning U.S. Court of Appeals Building

Sam Wheeler CC via Wikipedia The James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, a National Historic Landmark, is located at the corner of Seventh and Mission Streets in San Francisco. The public entrance is more...

6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF   FREE
6:30 pm16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
7:00 pm“October: The Story of the Russian Revolution” Book Discussion | City Lights   FREE
7:30 pm“The Explosion of Deferred Dreams” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE*
*RSVP appreciated, but not required.
8:00 pmHaight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF   FREE

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

7:00 pm“Holy Ghost” Book Release | City Lights  FREE
7:30 pm“Love & Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning” Book Talk & Signing | SF  FREE*
*RSVP appreciated but not required.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Anita Lofton Project's Folk Music Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, May 25 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

About a decade ago Anita Lofton was known as one of the hardest rockin’ guitarists around, a gonzo player whose punk power trio Sistas In the Pit opened for Iggy and more...

6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Full-Spectrum Science On Sound | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night
Friday, May 26 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Grab your blankets and head to Pier 39 for their Outdoor Movie Night, held the last Friday of every month through September. Before the show, get a bite to eat at more...

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, May 27, 2017

San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2017: Saturday | Mission
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Harrison Street

The 2017 San Francisco Carnaval Festival transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland. Come celebrate with us at the 39th annual Carnaval San Francisco, a free 2–day family festival in San Francisco’s Mission District more...

10:30 amSlocombe Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
11:30 amFree Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park   FREE
12:00 pmFree “Tender Greens” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
1:00 pmJazz Master Richard Howell & Sudden Changes | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
All DaySpring Wild Flowers Guided Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*FREE with proof of San Francisco residency. The garden is free daily 7:30-9 am and all day on second Tuesdays of the month. Admission for non-residents is $8 general, $6 youth 12-17 and seniors; $2 children 5-11; children 4 and under FREE. Families of 2 adults and one or more child pay just $17.
7:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
8:30 pmWin Tix: All Your Sisters: Post-Punk Paradigm | Bottom of the Hill   WIN

Sunday, May 28, 2017

San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2017
Sunday, May 28 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | 24th & Bryant

On Sunday, May 28, 2017, the 2017 San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade kickoffs at 9:30 am at the corner of 24th and Bryant Streets, where it will proceed west to Mission more...

All DaySan Francisco Carnaval Festival 2017: Sunday | Mission   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
All DayTreasure Island Flea   $3
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.
4:00 pmFree Play Arcade Game & Pinball: All-Day Sundays at Coin-Op | SoMa   FREE
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

7:00 pmSF History Night | Noe Valley  $5*
*$5 for non-members; free for SFHA members
7:30 pm“The End of My Career” Book Talk & Signing | SF  FREE*
*RSVP appreciated but not required.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

2017 Wit & Humor Exhibit:
Wednesday, May 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

San Francisco Public Library Every year during the month of April, the San Francisco Public Library presents a Wit & Humor exhibit at the Main Branch. Naturally, the opening day is April Fool’s Day. The more...

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.
7:30 pmShaping SF Lecture: The Music, Art, & Politics of 1967 | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Howard Wiley & Extra Nappy: Limber Quartet Classical Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, June 1 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Tenor saxophonist Howard Wiley has been a major force on the Bay Area music scene since his teenage years in the mid-90s. A protégé of the dynamic Miss Faye Carol, he’s more...

1:00 pmN.V.M (Nevermind) Immersive Multimedia Art Exhibition | SF   FREE
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Experimenting with Strings & Vibrations | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmNew Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill   FREE
9:00 pmComedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE

Friday, June 2, 2017

Free Dessert at Pier 39 | SF

Receive a free dessert* with purchase of two adult entrees at participating Pier 39 restaurants and eateries on Friday, June 2, 2017. *Restrictions apply. See discount list for more details.

11:00 amAlphabet Rockers: Hip-Hop For Children | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
12:00 pmRotunda Dance Series: Joe Goode Performance Group | SF City Hall   FREE
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young: 2017 Season Kick-Off | 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 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE