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Thursday, May 25

“Speak Cheesy” Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, May 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Outpost

Spice up the weekday hum drum with the Alite Designs team and happy hour beers.
Fill up on free grilled cheeses and then join lead Alite designer, Todd Wilkinson for a “sketchy” design workshop. He’ll take you on a quick journey of his design process before leading …

Win Tix: Indiana Pop Quartet “Hoops” | Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Thursday, May 25 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Brick & Mortar Music Hall

The Indiana band craft hyper-melodic songs, built around power-pop chords, deceptively complex drum patterns, and rock-anthem sentiments that hide some tellingly dark thoughts. Three of the four members write and sing, each a frontman and a sideman simultaneously. During a live show, the bandmates can …

Friday, May 26

Board Game Festival | Dolores Park
Friday, May 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | 19th & Dolores (Dolores Park)
Board Game Festival | Dolores Park

iMoneySlots is hosting a Board Games Festival with gaming areas for kids and adults.
The program includes game rooms for teaching board games, tournaments for experienced players, interesting contests, prizes and bonuses.
Please be advised, we can’t find the event anywhere online; however, the organizer submitted the event for …

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, May 26 – 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, May 26 – 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 ...

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, May 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...

Win Tix: “The Chillaquiles” Carnaval Kickoff Party | The Chapel
Friday, May 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Chapel

Antônio Guedes & The Chilaquiles is a funk-rock-disco-ska-jam-pop band from San Francisco, CA.
> Get Tickets – $15 Adv / $20 Door
The lead singer, Antônio Guedes, brings forward various Brazilian influences into his compositions, blending it with others from around the globe, like Afrobeat, American …

Live Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF
Friday, May 26 – 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 ...

Saturday, May 27

San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2017: Saturday | Mission
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Harrison Street
San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2017: Saturday | Mission

The 2017 San Francisco Carnaval Festival transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland. Come celebrate at the 39th annual Carnaval San Francisco, a free 2–day family festival in San Francisco’s Mission District over Memorial Day weekend. On May 27th and 28th, the Mission District will transform into an ...

Sunday, May 28

San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2017
Sunday, May 28 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | 24th & Bryant
San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2017

On May 28th, 2017 at 9:30 am the 2017 San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade kicks–off at the corner of 24th and Bryant Streets.
The theme, El Corazón de San Pancho/The Heart of San Francisco refers to the very essence of what it means to identify with …

San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2017: Sunday | Mission
Sunday, May 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Harrison Street
San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2017: Sunday | Mission

The 2017 San Francisco Carnaval Festival transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland. Come celebrate at the 39th annual Carnaval San Francisco, a free 2–day family festival in San Francisco’s Mission District over Memorial Day weekend. On May 27th and 28th, the Mission District will transform into an ...

The Fido 500 Dog Race: Car Costume & Design Competition | SF
Sunday, May 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*All proceeds will benefit the FAAS (Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter)
| Virgil's Sea Room
The Fido 500 Dog Race: Car Costume & Design Competition | SF

Design, decorate and decal your pup in their one-of-a-kind car, and rev those engines to support the pups at Friends of Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS)!
Inspired by the Indy 500, they are inviting you to get creative and decorate your pup in all things car. And show off your …

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, May 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...

Win Tix: Samba-Reggae-Funk “SambaDá” | The Chapel
Sunday, May 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Chapel

SambaDá musically unites the Americas, drawing from percussion-based styles of South and Central American samba and salsa, and blending them with the funk. While Brazilian natives Papiba Godinho and Dandha da Hora bring their profound knowledge and respect for the roots of afro-brazilian song and …

Monday, May 29

22nd Annual Sh*t-Kickin’ Memorial Day Party: Outdoor Twang Fest & BBQ | El Rio
22nd Annual Sh*t-Kickin' Memorial Day Party: Outdoor Twang Fest & BBQ | El Rio

Always one to go for the foul mouth, El Rio marks this holiday with their 22nd Annual Sh*t Kickin’ Memorial Day bash. This party is finally old enough to drink and hooooo-eeeee do they plan on getting it good and toasty with a classic mix of …

Tuesday, May 30

Renee & Irish Greg’s Pop Up: Free Entertainment & Happy Hour | SF
Renee & Irish Greg's Pop Up: Free Entertainment & Happy Hour | SF

This is a night of free entertainment offering great music and conversation. Starring Matt Jaffe & The Distractions, Matt’s musical mentor Jerry Harrison of the Talking Heads will stop by for a chat and they’ll get everything started with San Geronimo making this an all-Marin affair …

Wednesday, May 31

Shaping SF Lecture: The Music, Art, & Politics of 1967 | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, May 31 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: The Music, Art, & Politics of 1967 | Mission Dist.

Music, Art, & Politics of 1967: Was it all peace and love or did the anti-war movement really define the era?
A conversational antidote to the narrow interpretation of a memorable summer in the City. With Calvin Welch, Judy Goldhaft, Mat Callahan, and Pam Brennan.

Friday, June 2

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 ...

Live Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF
Friday, June 2 – 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 ...

Saturday, June 3

Mission Street Dances: Life & Art Interplay | SF
Saturday, June 3 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Joe Goode Annex
Mission Street Dances: Life & Art Interplay | SF

ODC invites you on a walking tour of the Mission District as local dance makers set their works on the streets and sites of their own city in a true interplay of life and art.
Mission Street Dances
Now in its sixth year, the Walking Distance Dance Festival …

Corgi Con & Smitten Ice Cream Social | SF
Saturday, June 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but you'll have to buy your own ice cream
| Smitten Ice Cream (Mission)
Corgi Con & Smitten Ice Cream Social | SF

Corgis plus Ice Cream – what could “pawssibly” be better?
Come out and pet some fluffy momos and eat some deelicious ice cream in support of Corgi Con. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to keep Corgi Con fraptastic and furbulous.
Please share with your “furfriends” and …

Sunday, June 4

Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park
Sunday, June 4 – 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 ...

Monday, June 5

Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, June 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room

Every first Monday of the month, The Make-Out Room presents a free concert with several local bands showing off the cutting edge of jazz and improvised music. Expect progressive sounds with a mix of anything from jazz, folk, rock to electronic music.

“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, June 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot

“Misery Index” is a free, monthly show that brings together some of the most pessimistic, neurotic and dysfunctional individuals on the face of the planet: stand-up comedians. Take the edge off with cheap drinks and free laughs as these choleric comics direct their disdain towards ...

Wednesday, June 7

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, June 7 – 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 ...