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Thursday, July 27

Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, July 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Outpost
Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF

Get hungry folks. The good folks at the Alite Outpost will be serving up hot grilled cheeses and cold brews every last Thursday of the month. Swing by for a bite to eat and enjoy in-store discounts as well as some helpful advice from the ...

Punch Bowl: Showcase of Discovered & Undiscovered Music | SF
Thursday, July 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Z Space
Punch Bowl: Showcase of Discovered & Undiscovered Music | SF

They are thrilled to bring you the next incarnation of the music night Punch Bowl. If you are a Z Space regular you know The Kilbanes from the Z Produced Rock Opera “Weightless”.  Join them for a special set and additional performer include C.J. Alegre, Daniel …

Friday, July 28

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, July 28 – 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 ...

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, July 28 – 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 ...

Inside Baseball: A Comedy Variety Show | SF
Inside Baseball: A Comedy Variety Show | SF

Inside Baseball is the only show in the Bay Area that provides every kind of comedy, every second Friday, for the low-price equivalent of a coffee. Free for Funcheapers who enter “FUNCHEAP” as a promo code at checkout. Otherwise, it’s $5. Each month, Endgames Improv’s incredibly popular ...

Notes & Jokes: Musical Improv & Standup Comedy | SF
Friday, July 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Revolution Cafe
Notes & Jokes: Musical Improv & Standup Comedy | SF

Do you like music? Do you like standup? Then you should roll through this fresh new and free comedy show in the Mission.
Renowned musical improv group Flash Mob Musical makes fun of some of the best Bay Area standup comics including Richard Sarvate (SF Punch …

“Twin Peaks” Costume Party & Concert Tribute | The Chapel
Friday, July 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $7*
*$ if you wear a Twin Peaks Costume - otherwise it's $10
| The Chapel

This Friday 7/28 the Chapel and The Great Northern Hotel Present: The Music Of Twin Peaks & Beyond performed by The Red Room Orchestra.
Celebrate Twin Peaks in all its glory with The Red Room Orchestra, featuring Marc Capelle, Tom Ayres (of Persephone’s Bees), Karina Denike …

Saturday, July 29

Free Muttville Dog Adoptions | SF
Saturday, July 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Muttville Headquarters
Free Muttville Dog Adoptions | SF

Did you know that many dogs lose their homes in the summer when their families go away and leave them behind? How sad is that? Muttville want to turn July from a sad month into a record-breaking month of love, so they’re making their senior dog adoptions free to ...

Star Wars vs. Shakespeare: Free Outdoor Theatre Mash-Up | SF
Saturday, July 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Precita Park
Star Wars vs. Shakespeare: Free Outdoor Theatre Mash-Up | SF

Each year the Samuel Peaches Peripatetic Players travel the Bay Area with FluxWagon, their folding mobile stage. In 2017’s adventure, the Players can’t decide whether to tackle the high art tragedy of “Romeo and Juliet” or that other popular tale of star-crossed destiny, “Star Wars: ...

2017 Bay Area Poetry Marathon | SF
Saturday, July 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Alley Cat Books
2017 Bay Area Poetry Marathon | SF

At the Bay Area Poetry Marathon, poets from across the U.S. and the Bay Area celebrate innovative poetry in a series of readings throughout the summer. Co-founded and curated by poet Donna de la Perrière, the Marathon began in Boston in 2001 and has taken ...

Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.
Saturday, July 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$2 with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
| Darger Bar
Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.

July 29 Lineup:

Michael Brandon/Brave New jokes
Nicole Calasich/Clusterfest
Chad Optiz/SF Sketchfest
Nate follen/Kill Tony
Mary Bushee/Mutiny Radio
Shelbi Evans/ Skype Mom
Mikey Walz/Comedy Oakland

Mary Bushee made a lot of bad decisions in her early 20s. She chose modeling and partying over college and discovered you can’t build an ego by having …

Sunday, July 30

Final Day: Free Dog Adoptions in July 2017 | SF
Sunday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Muttville Headquarters
Final Day: Free Dog Adoptions in July 2017 | SF

Did you know that many dogs lose their homes in the summer when their families go away and leave them behind? How sad is that? Muttville want to turn July from a sad month into a record-breaking month of love, so they’re making their senior dog adoptions free to ...

Tuesday, August 1

“Why Should I Learn to Code?” Workshop | SF
Tuesday, August 1 – 6:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Rithm School

Learning to code is trendy. If you’re wondering whether you should jump on the bandwagon, this meetup is for you. Come in for an evening and learn about the different ways having a working understanding of a programming language would be useful. Whether or not …

Wednesday, August 2

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, August 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...

Baked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF
Wednesday, August 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.
| Stagewerx Theatre
Baked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF

Searching for clarity on life’s innate truths? Pass on the pipe & indulge in Baked Beliefs, an improvised comedy show about your trippy, stoned ideas. Anyone who has had a psychedelic experience knows it’s impossible to fully explain it to someone who hasn’t – until ...

Thursday, August 3

Exposed: A Six-Artist Exploration & Celebration of the Human Form | SF
Thursday, August 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Creativity Explored
Exposed: A Six-Artist Exploration & Celebration of the Human Form | SF

Creativity Explored, a premier nonprofit visual arts center for artists with developmental disabilities, presents Exposed, a six-artist exhibition exploring and celebrating the human form.
Gallery and Exhibitions Manager Amy Auerbach and Gallery Associate Stephanie Rudd co-curated the exhibition, which highlights the work of artists who routinely …

New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.
Thursday, August 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Artists' Television Access
New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.

The Bay Area’s only Open Screening for up and coming filmmakers takes place on the first Thursday of each month at Artists’ Television Access in the Mission. Come enjoy a supportive community of filmmakers and see your work on the big screen. Feel free to ...

Friday, August 4

Timbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco
Timbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco

Come down to Timbuk2 Factory and Headquarters for a 60-minute behind-the-scenes look at the product design, marketing, and of course the (spoiler alert) office gong, disco ball and kegerator. Free tours take place at 11 am on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are ...

“Summer Sessions” First Friday Factory Tour | Mission
Friday, August 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Timbuk2 Shotwell Factory Store
“Summer Sessions” First Friday Factory Tour | Mission

Free but an RSVP is required.

Win Tix: Non Stop Bhangra Featuring Panjabi MC | Public Works
Friday, August 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Public Works

Join Non Stop Bhangra for a night of international dance, fun, music, and expression. The night begins with a traditional Bhangra dance lesson, followed by a dance performance by Dholrhythms Dance Company, some exciting DJ sets, and a special appearance by Jassi Sidhu.
> Get Tickets – …

Saturday, August 5

Dolly Parton Hoot: Live “Dolly” Set, Lip Sync Battles & Look-a-likes | El Rio
Saturday, August 5 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | El Rio
Dolly Parton Hoot: Live

How do we love Dolly? Come out to El Rio and count the ways at the 9th annual Dolly Parton Hoot with live performances, country jams, lip sync battles, look-a-likes, and trivia.
Grab your wig and rhinestones and head to El Rio’s happiest event of the year. Come at …

MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
Saturday, August 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.

The Mission Arts Performance Project (MAPP) sprawls across more than a dozen venues as well as public spaces, street corners, BART stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, and homes all over La Mission from around 6 pm until late. The event features taking common spaces, and for one ...

Afro-Cuban Dance Party with CMC’s Cuban Charanga Ensemble | SF
Saturday, August 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Community Music Center
Afro-Cuban Dance Party with CMC’s Cuban Charanga Ensemble | SF

Come dance, listen, hang out and experience smoking Cuban charanga music at Community Music Center – it’s free. CMC’s own Cuban Salsa Ensemble will be performing as part of the Mission Arts Performance Project (MAPP).
There will be two sets of swinging Cuban dance music, from …

Film Night in the Park: “Footloose” | Dolores Park
Saturday, August 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Dolores Park
Film Night in the Park:

The San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation (SFNTF) produces the popular Film Night in the Park Outdoor Film Series. The 2017 season includes three films in Dolores Park, two in Union Square and one in Washington Square Park. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings ...

Sunday, August 6

Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park
Sunday, August 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park

Elevate your mind and lift your hearts under the open sky at Dolores Park at this Kundalini Yoga Flash Class taking place the first Sunday of every month. Just look for the Yogis, Yoginis and Large Gongs. Grab your mat, blanket, and water and join the community for ...