Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor more...

5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF   FREE
6:00 pmUndiscovered SF: Filipino Night Market Festival | SoMa   FREE*
*We're told the organizers want to keep this admission free
7:00 pmFarallon Quintet: String Quartet with Clarinet Repertoire | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmThe Pre Show: Improv Comedy Grad Show | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day
Saturday, September 16 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

Help keep San Francisco’s stretch of the coastline clean at the 2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day on the third Saturday of September. 2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 9 am more...

All DayCalifornia Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Cow Hollow Residents   FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
10:00 amAnnual Liver Life Walk | SF   FREE*
*Donations are welcome. Pre-registration for the walk is encouraged but not required.
All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
1:00 pmLive in the Castro: Vintage Train Ride Ft. Gaucho | Jane Warner Plaza   FREE
1:00 pmBrooklyn Raga Massive with Classical Revolutional Music | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio   FREE
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE
5:00 pmSumo Champions Kids Meet & Greet | Japantown   FREE
6:00 pm“E.T.” Free Mission Bay Outdoor Summer Movie Night | 2017 Finale   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP gives you an early access beginning at 6:15 pm. The field will open to the general public at 6:30 pm.
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
9:00 pmSound of Cocktails: Reliving Iconic Moments in Time & Pop Culture | SF   FREE
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 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
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, September 17, 2017

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Presidio & Western Addition Residents
Sunday, September 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall more...

All DayUrban Air Market: Fall 2017 | Hayes Valley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP gets you a free tote bag.
12:00 pm2017 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DaySumo Wrestling Festival & Expo 2017 | Japantown   FREE
All Day1880s Vintage Base Ball: Golden Gate Cup Championship | Golden Gate Park   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmFree Irish Dance & Music Concert | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:00 pmLive in the Castro: The Castro Flaggers | Jane Warner Plaza   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet” | The Presidio   FREE
All Day1880s Vintage Base Ball: Golden Gate Cup All-Star Game | Golden Gate Park   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, September 18, 2017

Volunteer at SF's 2017 Big Book Sale | Get Free Books
Monday, September 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all more...

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.
8:00 pmHaight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar   FREE

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s  FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
6:30 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio  FREE
7:00 pm“Letters To Memory” Book Release | City Lights  FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Opening Day
Wednesday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all more...

11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza   FREE
6:00 pmSF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Bayview   FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
6:00 pmSwing in the Square: Lost Dog Found with Rachel Sierra | Union Square   FREE
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond   FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop   $8
8:00 pmFree Cobb’s Summer Comedy Night: September 2017 | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Must arrive by 7:30pm for guaranteed entry. All shows are 18 & over with valid photo ID. Like most comedy clubs, there is a two drink minimum.
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, September 21, 2017

2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Thursday
Thursday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all more...

10:00 amHidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa   FREE
12:30 pmCamilo y los Robot Ninjas: Post-Latin Salsa-Core Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
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.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Tactile Dome & Explainer Demonstrations | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pmAfro-Salsa Sound with Ricardo Lemvo | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
6:00 pmBrain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
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.
7:00 pm“Live Cinema and Its Techniques” Book Signing & Reception | City Lights   FREE
8:00 pmFree Cobb’s Summer Comedy Night: September 2017 | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Must arrive by 7:30pm for guaranteed entry. All shows are 18 & over with valid photo ID. Like most comedy clubs, there is a two drink minimum.

Friday, September 22, 2017

2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday
Friday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all more...

4:00 pmFall Beer Pour: Beer Tastings, Live Music & Discounts | Pier 39   $20*
*Tickets are $20 online, otherwise it's $25 at the door.
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF   $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Saturday
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all more...

All DaySmithsonian’s 13th Annual Free Museum Day | 2017   FREE*
*Museum ticket required from http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/
All DayExploratorium Free Community Day | SF   FREE
All Day2017 “Peace In The Park” Festival | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 am2017 Osaka Matsuri: SF’s “Sister City” Food, Dance & Music | Japantown   FREE
1:00 pmMarcus Shelby Orchestra | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park 2017: “Hamlet” Preview | SF   FREE

Sunday, September 24, 2017

$1 Book Day: The 2017 Big Book Sale | Fort Mason
Sunday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all more...

All DayTreasure Island Flea   $3
All Day2017 Folsom Street Fair | SoMa   FREE*
*The event is free, but donate $10 or more at the gates and get a sticker that entitles you to $2 off each drink all day. 100% of the donations benefit charity.
1:00 pmFree Spanish Symphony & Dancing in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park 2017: “Hamlet” | SF   FREE
4:00 pmCoin Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa   FREE
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmFilm Night in the Park: “The Breakfast Club” | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Monday, September 25, 2017

8:30 pmLaughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF  FREE
8:30 pmMonday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies  FREE

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill
Tuesday, September 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Gallery Cafe

Every fourth Tuesday come to the Gallery Cafe to watch classic scary films on a vintage old-timey 16mm projector. The cafe serves beer, wine, coffee and food. The movie is free. Prepare to more...

6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF   FREE
7:00 pm2017 “Best of Bernal” Film Night | SF   FREE
7:00 pmSF History Night | Noe Valley   $5*
*$5 for non-members; free for SFHA members
7:00 pm“Why Poetry” Book Release | City Lights   FREE
7:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF   FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Shaping SF Lecture: Other Food Systems are Possible | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, September 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center

The Diggers served free food in an effort to address a massive influx of young people to the Haight during the Summer of Love and the Black Panthers’ Free Breakfast Program more...

5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  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.
7:00 pm“The Age of Perpetual Light” Book Reading | City Lights  FREE
7:30 pmDrunkathalon: Free Comedy, Heckling & Cosplay | PianoFight  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Exploratorium After Dark: Conceptual Level of Time on Full Spectrum Science | Pier 15

Einstein threw a monkey wrench into the perception of time and space. Join them at Full-Spectrum Science as they examine some of these quirks on a conceptual level. Crawl through their more...

5:00 pmSpeak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF  FREE
6:00 pmSpotlight NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
6:00 pmMaker Thursdays: Handmade Artwork Right in Front of You | SF   FREE
7:00 pm“Crash Override” Book Discussion | City Lights   FREE
7:30 pmListen For A Change: Social Justice Storytelling | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. There’s free food and open bar, but this is a self-funded, grassroots events and donations are very much appreciated. All funds in excess will be divided among three awesome organizations to which each speaker is affiliated.
7:30 pmClassic Mexican Movie Night (1930s-50s) & Mezcal Tasting | SF   $8