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...

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...

All DayLast of the Dramatic 2016 Bloom of Weird & Wild Flowers | SF Botanical Garden   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. Non-residents: $7 general, $5 youth 12-17 & seniors; $2 children 5-11; children 4 and under FREE; families of 2 adults and one or more child pay just $15.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Jazz Ensemble of Soaring Vocals & String Work | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, September 1 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Following in the footsteps of jazz harp master Dorothy Ashby (who recorded with everyone from Freddie Hubbard and Frank Wess to Bill Withers and Stevie Wonder), the Destiny Muhammad Jazz Trio more...

12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society  FREE
6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmFirst Thursdays Art + Live Music at The Red Vic | Haight   FREE
6:30 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled” | Bayview Opera House   FREE*
*Free, but a donation is requested.
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
9:00 pmThe Doldrums Comedy Show | SF   FREE

Friday, September 2, 2016

Rotunda Dance Series: All Femal
Friday, September 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

Mix’d Ingrdnts is an all female performance collective in Oakland that exists to empower women to empower themselves through public performance, dance education and facilitating community events.

6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
7:00 pmAbout Last Night: Sexcapade Storytelling Stories | SF   $5
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, September 3, 2016

Free Fishing Day 2016 | SF
Saturday, September 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier Seven

Photo | morningstarfishing.infoHave you ever felt the excitement of watching your bobber suddenly jiggle, then dive out of sight? Or feel the tap-tap-tap of a bass as it tastes the worm more...

8:00 am“Cars and Coffee”: Exotic & Muscle Car Meetup | Treasure Island  FREE*
*Free for spectators. Car exhibitors will be charged $5 and will receive a free cup of coffee. Parking is $10, but if you arrive by Muni it's free.
All DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:00 pmJazz for Dancing: From New Orleans to Swing & The Birth of Rhythm & Blues | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled” | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Free, but a donation is requested.
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter’s Tale | The Presidio   FREE
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 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5

Sunday, September 4, 2016

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 amFree Ashtanga Vinyasa Morning Yoga Flow | 1st and 3rd Sundays  FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
10:00 amAsian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF   FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
11:00 amFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park   FREE
1:00 pmFree Jazz Symphony in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pmTango In The Square: Orquesta Z | Union Square Live   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled” Closing Weekend | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free, but a donation is requested.
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter’s Tale | The Presidio   FREE

Monday, September 5, 2016

Free Labor Day Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Monday, September 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music

Photo | Friends of the Golden Gate Park BandThe Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 134th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. Photo | Golden more...

2:00 pmFinal Show of 2016: San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled” | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free, but a donation is requested.
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter’s Tale | The Presidio   FREE
5:00 pmBlueCart’s “The Dinner Table” Foodie Talk Series | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
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, September 6, 2016

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day
Tuesday, September 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 more...

9:00 pmWood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar   FREE

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, September 7 – 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...

10:00 amSF Zoo Free Admission Day   FREE*
*Free admission offer only valid to San Francisco residents with valid ID, subject to capacity. Admission into the zoo ends one hour before closing time for non-members. (For members admission ends 30 minutes before closing time.)
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.
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night & Free Pizza | 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.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Mass Bass: Live Music With Funky Sound & Progressive Politics | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, September 8 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

A seven-piece radical hip-hop soul collective from Oakland, Mass Bass grew out of an informal jam session hosted by activist-minded drummer Jay Conui and keyboardist Armael Malinis. Originally called Bandung 55, the more...

7:00 pm“Sandbox”: Live Games Open Mic | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
7:00 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, September 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral

Walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in the world. We offer an introduction to the labyrinth every month and feature a 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.
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
6:30 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, September 10, 2016

Las Cafeteras’ Contemporary Take On Traditional Afro-Mexican Grooves | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, September 10 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Music builds community and communities create music, a fact exemplified by this thrilling double bill. Las Cafeteras came together when seven young men and women started taking free music classes at more...

12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF  FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter’s Tale | The Presidio   FREE
7:25 pmFilm Night In The Park: “The Devil Wears Prada”| Union Square   FREE

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Very Vegan Sundays | SoMa
Sunday, September 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park

Continuing a tradition and back by popular demand, Funcheap and SoMa StrEat Food Park bring you Very Vegan Sundays. We’ll have lots food trucks, popup vendors, vegan beer, vegan Mimosas, and lots of vegan specials. Join more...

11:00 am“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Western Addition   FREE
1:30 pmOpera in the Park 2016 | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter’s Tale | The Presidio   FREE

Monday, September 12, 2016

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.
8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF  FREE
9:30 pm“Find Me at the Club” Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Poetry Readings On Your Lunch Break | Yerba Buena Gardens
Tuesday, September 13 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Jessie Square)

Lines and lyrics from Litquake Nation. Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors.

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

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
6:00 pmPsychedelic Jam Band “Moonalice” | Union Square Live  FREE
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin  FREE

Thursday, September 15, 2016

YBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa
Thursday, September 15 – 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 pm$8 After 5pm Thursdays: Live Music with Thompsonia | Contemporary Jewish Museum   $8
6:00 pmWatch A Salsa Band Set The Dance Floor On Fire | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE

Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House

San Francisco’s Bayview Neighborhood comes alive for 3rd on Third, a community-wide arts celebration for the whole family happening from 5-8 pm every third Friday of the month, at Bayview Town more...

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, September 17, 2016

2016
Saturday, September 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park

Peace in the Park festival brings together the diverse San Francisco and surrounding communities for a rejuvenating day of peaceful activities for all ages and backgrounds. Peace in the Park Festival Saturday, September more...

All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio  FREE
All Day2016 “Tour de Fat” Bike & Beer Festival | Golden Gate Park   $10*
*General admission is $10. Children 12 and under are free.
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.
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | The Haight   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter’s Tale | The Presidio   FREE
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
9:00 pmNew Wave Dance Party | SoMa   $7*
*$7 before 10pm / $12 after