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San Francisco… land of the free. Here’s just the free stuff in SF and the Bay Area. Keep your wallet in your pocket and enjoy!

Friday, February 24

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, February 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, February 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...

Myra Melford & Her Piano: A Performance | The Presidio
Friday, February 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Myra Melford & Her Piano: A Performance | The Presidio

For pianist, composer and Guggenheim fellow Myra Melford, the personal and the poetic have always been intimately connected. Raised outside Chicago in a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Melford grew up literally surrounded by art, seeing early on that aesthetic expression could both be …

“Miracles in Light” Light Art Experience | Spacious Grace 2017
Friday, February 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral

Come visit the darkened cathedral during these hours to experience a new light art event created by the 2016 Artists in Residence Benjamin Bergery and Jim Campbell.
The piece will evoke different Biblical miracles using nothing more than light and text throughout the cathedral.

6 pm: Artist …

Free Classical Guitar Concert | SF
Friday, February 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Community Music Center
Free Classical Guitar Concert | SF

Scottish-born classical guitarist David Russell resides in Spain, where he has been influenced musically and celebrated with many an honor, including a concert hall and a street with his name. Russell is one of the most prolific and acclaimed classical guitarists alive today. He has …

Piano Sessions with Myra Melford | The Presidio
Friday, February 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Piano Sessions with Myra Melford | The Presidio

For pianist, composer and Guggenheim fellow Myra Melford, the personal and the poetic have always been intimately connected. Raised outside Chicago in a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Melford grew up literally surrounded by art, seeing early on that aesthetic expression could both be …

Los Campesinos Indie Rock Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Friday, February 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Los Campesinos Indie Rock Mini Concert | Amoeba SF

Welsh indie rockers Los Campesinos play live and sign their new album, Sick Scenes (out February 24th on vinyl, colored vinyl & CD), on release date.
Sick Scenes is the sixth studio album by Los Campesinos and follows their highly acclaimed 2013 release, “No Blues”. The band …

Why Mexico Fell Apart & How to Fix It | Berkeley
Friday, February 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sibley Auditorium
Why Mexico Fell Apart & How to Fix It | Berkeley

Denise Dresser will speak about the demise of the “Mexican Moment” due to corruption, the mass kidnapping of students from Ayotzinapa, increasing violence, and economic mismanagement by the Peña Nieto administration. She will also focus on U.S.-Mexico relations in the Trump era, and what Mexican …

Generations: Black LGBTIQQ History Experiences 2017 | SF
Friday, February 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
Generations: Black LGBTIQQ History Experiences 2017 | SF

Come and join a free community event celebrating the lives of black LGBTIQQ people. There will be raffle prizes, entertainment, an art gallery, food, music and free HIV/STD testing.
Free but an RSVP is required.

Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night “The Wedding Planner” | Pier 39
Friday, February 24 – 6:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night

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 one of Pier 39’s restaurants, or take advantage of special giveaways and movie night ...

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, February 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...

As I Lay Laughing: Comedy & Snacks | Oakland
Friday, February 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore
As I Lay Laughing: Comedy & Snacks | Oakland

Lineup includes:

Tyler Hinz
Emily Catalano
Chris John

They will also be offering free drinks for the night. Sounds awesome right?

Hip Hop Core Class: Get Down With Your Bad Self | SF
Friday, February 24 – 7:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Lucy Activewear
Hip Hop Core Class: Get Down With Your Bad Self | SF

Get down and sweaty with Hip Hop Core, a cardio-dance class blending easy to follow routines with free weights, Bender Balls, and 15 minutes of core work to complete your fitness dance fix.
This class is the perfect blend of hip hop choreography, cardiovascular endurance training, …

SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Herbst Theatre
Friday, February 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Herbst Theatre
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Herbst Theatre

Dedicated to the lyrical muse, this program features two outstanding singers well-known to SFCO audiences: mezzo-soprano Lara Nie and tenor Brian Thorsett.
Canteloube’s lush settings of folk songs from France’s Auvergne region are paired with a newly commissioned work by Berkeley composer Peter Josheff, based on …

“Three Masquerades” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books on the Park
Friday, February 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

Daniel Handler discusses Three Masquerades, a collection of novellas by Rachel Ingalls. Daniel Handler assembled this collection for Pharos Editions, a press that is dedicated to bringing to light out-of-print, lost or rare books of distinction.

HellaFunny Fridays | North Beach
Friday, February 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP code HELLAFUNNY
| Caffe Sapore
HellaFunny Fridays | North Beach

Right on the crooked-est street in the world (the crooked part being just a few blocks up) at HellaFunny Fridays – a weekly comedy show brought to you by Stroy Moyd (NBC, ABC, Viceland), Tim Young (Punchline, SF Sketchfest) and Feel Woods (Cobbs, SF Sketchfest). ...

An Evening of Balinese Shadow Play: Free Performance | UC Berkeley
Friday, February 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Morrison Hall (UC Berkeley)
An Evening of Balinese Shadow Play: Free Performance | UC Berkeley

Wayang Bali, the Balinese Shadow Play, is one of the most revered traditional art forms in the world.
Plots for Wayang Bali are drawn from the Mahabharata myth cycle, in which five brothers are pitted against one hundred jealous cousins in a struggle for power involving …

World-Premiere Comedic Play “FLIM-FLAM” by John Fisher | Eureka Theatre
Friday, February 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, by entering the discount code FLIMCAST when you register online.
| Eureka Theatre
World-Premiere Comedic Play

Three actors are desperate for work. So they take their show on the road hoping to find employment in America’s heartland. There they discover an America redder than red and a society on the verge of implosion and despair. The tickets are free, by using the discount ...

Bollywood Carnival: Mardi Gras Masquerade & Dance Party | SF
Bollywood Carnival: Mardi Gras Masquerade & Dance Party | SF

After a rocking launch with over 400 party people, North America’s most popular Bollywood dance party returns to Slide Nightclub in SF for their last Friday series with a new Mardi Gras theme.
Underneath the mask you are  all one – just star stuff waiting for …

Live Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF
Friday, February 24 – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Stagewerx Theatre
Live Comedy Show:

EndGames Improv brings you Your F!#&ed Up Relationship, a funny improv show happening every Friday night at 10:30 pm. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your real, honest relationship stories will be the grist for the comedy mill. That sounds awful. But it’s basically true. It’s ...