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

Listen For A Change: Social Justice Storytelling | SF

In 2015, a community gathered over a novel idea. Throw a fancy “fundraiser” to raise awareness instead of money. They listened to powerful stories and promised to advocate for these issues more...

5:00 pmSpeak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF  FREE
7:00 pm“Crash Override” Book Discussion | City Lights  FREE
7:30 pmClassic Mexican Movie Night (1930s-50s) & Mezcal Tasting | SF   $8
8:00 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.


Friday, September 29, 2017

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2017:
Friday, September 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)

For the 34th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew more...

7:15 pmLast Fridays Outdoor Movie Night “The Pursuit of Happiness” | Pier 39   FREE

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Free National Parks Day: National Public Lands Day | 2017
Saturday, September 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

NPS Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance more...

1:00 pmLive in the Castro: Laura Lackey’s Rhythm Revue | Jane Warner Plaza   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park 2017: “Hamlet” | SF   FREE
6:30 pm100 Thousand Poets For Change Poetry Readings | SF   FREE

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Sunday, October 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Excelsior Sunday Streets

Sunday Streets Sunday Streets (March – October 2017) 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, more...

10:00 amFree First Sunday | Chinese Historical Society  FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmJazz Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park 2017: “Hamlet” | SF   FREE

Monday, October 2, 2017

8:00 pmFree Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room  FREE

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, October 3 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum

Fine Arts Museums of San FranciscoFounded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum that showcases the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the more...

9:30 amLegion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 111 Minna Gallery

Join Lululemon for their monthly complimentary yoga class and coffee at 111 Minna Gallery. Start the day with a gentle vinyasa flow, and leave centered and present. Top it off with a more...

9:00 amFree Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF   FREE
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF   FREE
7:30 pmShaping SF Lecture: Art & Architecture During the Depression | Mission Dist.   FREE

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Fleet Week 2017 | Blue Angels Arrival & Practice
Thursday, October 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marina Green

Although it’s not the full airshow later in the week, you should be able to look up into the sky on Thursday and see the Blue Angels buzzing the city and more...

8:00 pmNew Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill   FREE
9:00 pmComedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE

Friday, October 6, 2017

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2017: Friday | Golden Gate Park
Friday, October 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hellman Hollow

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass via Facebook 2017 brings San Francisco the 17th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, one of the largest, free-est and beloved music festivals in the country. Be one of over 750,000 attendees over more...

12:00 pmFleet Week 2017 | Full Airshow Friday & Blue Angels   FREE
12:00 pmRotunda Dance Series: Madhuri Kishore School of Kuchipudi | SF City Hall   FREE
5:00 pmFree Navy Ship Tours | Fleet Week 2017   FREE
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...

10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayHardly Strictly Bluegrass 2017: Saturday | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayFleet Week 2017: Blue Angels Airshow | Saturday   FREE
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...

All DayHardly Strictly Bluegrass 2017: Sunday | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayFleet Week 2017: Blue Angels Airshow | Sunday   FREE
1:00 pmThe Final “Golden Gate Park Band” Free Concert of 2017 | SF   FREE

Monday, October 9, 2017

6:30 pmCyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.  FREE

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Line Breaks On Your Lunch Breaks | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Tuesday, October 10 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

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.

6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF   FREE

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Shaping SF Lecture:
Wednesday, October 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center

Ellen Ullman writes in her new book Life in Code “The penetration of technology into the interstices of human existence is nearly complete,” and then demystifies how humans turn their intentions more...


Friday, October 13, 2017

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, October 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in more...

3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa  FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
6:30 pm“Cat People” Stand Up Comedy | SF   $5

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Saturday, October 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Botanical Garden

Come by for a unique opportunity to admire and acquire an outstanding selection of plants seldom found in commercial nurseries or garden centers. Enjoy a wide variety of plants at each more...

10:00 amSF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
All Day“Pier 39” Birthday Bash & Fireworks | SF   FREE

Sunday, October 15, 2017

The Final
Sunday, October 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving

The Inner Sunset Flea is a cross between a block party, a festival, and a street fair. The whole neighborhood is invited to create a public space where everyone can all enjoy their more...

12:00 pmSan Francisco Bluegrass and Old-Time Festival | McLaren Park   FREE
1:00 pmLive in the Castro: The Castro Flaggers | Jane Warner Plaza   FREE

Monday, October 16, 2017

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

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Mission
Wednesday, October 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Southpaw BBQ & Southern Cooking

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks more...

5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE

Thursday, October 19, 2017

10:00 amHidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa  FREE

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Corgi Con Fall 2017: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty | Ocean Beach
Saturday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Below Cliff House)

The NorCal Corgi Con is a wonderfully bizarre beach day bash for dogs (and their pawrents) that brings together hundreds of enthusiastic Corgis, their owners and wannabes too on Ocean Beach in San FranCorgsco, more...

All Day2017 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
12:00 pmMcLaren Park Metal Music Festival | SF   FREE
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
9:00 pmIllumination: “Summer of Love” Light Art in the Park | Final Day   FREE
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

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF
Sunday, October 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium

Exploratorium via Facebook The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly free more...

All Day2017 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
1:00 pmLive in the Castro: The Man Dance Company | Jane Warner Plaza   FREE

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill
Tuesday, October 24 – 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...


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Shaping SF Lecture: 100th Anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, October 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center

Few events in the past century equal the importance of the Russian Revolution. And yet people only know it through the fog of propaganda and fear, and the actual events of more...

11:00 amFinal $1 Book Sale of the Season | SF Main Library  $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

1:00 pmLive in the Castro: Dirty Cello | Jane Warner Plaza  FREE

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, October 29 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)

Photo | Treasure Island Flea The Treasure Island Flea is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s more...

12:00 pm17th Annual “Halloween Hoopla” Festival & Costume Parade | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
7:00 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Rotunda Dance Series: Charya Burt Cambodian Dance | SF City Hall
Friday, November 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

Charya Burt Cambodian Dance was established in 1993 after Charya immigrated to Northern California from her native country of Cambodia. As a traditional artist and a former dance faculty member at more...


Saturday, November 4, 2017

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...


Sunday, November 5, 2017

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...


Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Shaping SF Lecture: Seth Eisen
Wednesday, November 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center

Seth Eisen/Eye Zen Presents and collaborators bring to life research and performance excerpts from their newest project, (a collaboration with Shaping SF)—a series of queer history performance-driven walking tours through the more...

5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE

Friday, November 10, 2017

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, November 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in more...


Saturday, November 11, 2017

San Francisco Botanical Garden End of Season Sale
Saturday, November 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Botanical Garden

Come by for a unique opportunity to admire and acquire an outstanding selection of plants seldom found in commercial nurseries or garden centers. Enjoy a wide variety of plants at each more...

10:00 amSF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
7:30 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

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...


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Haight
Wednesday, November 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Standard Deviant Brewing

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks more...


Friday, November 17, 2017

2017 Winter Fireworks & Free
Friday, November 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza

Photo | Embarcadero Center via FacebookEnjoy a winter fireworks display, and a special free Disney on Ice performance which takes place on the outdoor ice rink in Justin Herman Plaza during Embarcadero Center’s 31st more...


Saturday, November 18, 2017

Pinterest & SFMade

38Makers kicks off the season with an early gift fair specially curated by Pinterest for shoppers looking for artisan, locally-made gifts in a unique and festive setting inside the colorful and pintastic more...


Wednesday, November 22, 2017

5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE