Sunset Piano's Hilltop Block Party
Fairs & Festivals
Sunset Piano's Hilltop Block Party
This is the scene Sunday high atop one of SF’s most scenic viewpoints
2018 Folsom Street Fair
Only in San Francisco
2018 Folsom Street Fair
A true "Only in SF" experience with 400,000 people over 13 city blocks - Sunday 9/30
SFMOMA's Free Family Museum Day
Artsy Fartsy
SFMOMA's Free Family Museum Day
A rare free museum day for families on Sunday, Sept. 30th

Tuesday, September 25

Live at Lagunitas: Big Thief | Petaluma
Tuesday, September 25 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Big Thief | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

Sunset Lighthouse Walk | Marin
Tuesday, September 25 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Reservations required; lease call (415) 331-1540
| Point Bonita Trailhead
Sunset Lighthouse Walk | Marin

Point Bonita Lighthouse staff and docents invite you to a for a Sunset walk down the Point Bonita Trail, through the hand-carved tunnel and out to the Lighthouse.
Free, but reservations are required by calling (415) 331-1540. Limited to 50 people
You will walk along a half-mile trail which …

SF Transit Week Panel: The Future of Private & Shared Transit | Mid-Market
Tuesday, September 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*We're told that most events are free, unless otherwise noted. RSVP required
| WeWork Mid Market
SF Transit Week Panel: The Future of Private & Shared Transit | Mid-Market

Join SF Transit for a discussion of how new forms of private transportation – car shares, ride shares, scooter shares, ebikes, autonomous vehicles, and things we haven’t thought of yet – can support public transit.
Kick the evening off with a series of provocative presentations about …

2018 Harvest Moon Over San Francisco
Tuesday, September 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2018 Harvest Moon Over San Francisco

The Moon will be directly opposite the Earth from the Sun and will be fully illuminated as seen from Earth. This phase occurs at 2:53 UTC on September 25, 2018.
This full moon was known by early Native American tribes as the Full Hunters Moon because …

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Pizza, Cheap Beer & Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, September 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
| Tope Lounge
North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Pizza, Cheap Beer & Giveaways | SF

There will have a fearing all female line up of comedians. Zephyr Gin are purmproud partners this month. Wash down Zephyr Gin drinks with free pizza.
Have some fun with your crew in our photo booth & the party doesn’t stop after our show. DJ Ivy …

Muni, BART & Transit Trivia Night | 2018
Tuesday, September 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most everything is free. Just bring bus/boat/train fare.
| Bar Basic
Muni, BART & Transit Trivia Night | 2018

Come test your transit trivia skills at SF’s Transit Trivia Night.
SF has a robust nightlife, yet our public transportation does not reflect that. Before you catch your bus home (or while you wait) come have a drink with the SF Transit Team, test your transit knowledge, …

The Breakaway Open House: Free Swing Dancing Night | Oakland
Tuesday, September 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Breakaway
The Breakaway Open House: Free Swing Dancing Night | Oakland

Join the Breakaway Open House, a completely free night of live music and swing dancing. There will be live music by Evelyn and Her Vintage Ties, performances, photo booth, snacks, raffles, and more.
There will be a 30-minute taster class from 8:30-9 pm, designed to give …

Wednesday, September 26

Free Rooftop Swing Concert at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, September 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Swing Concert at Salesforce Park | SF

every wednesday Close your laptop and open your soul with after work jams from seasoned Bay Area musicians. Curated by People in Plazas. Free Rooftop Concert Series Every Wednesday, Aug. 15 – Oct. 24, 2018 | 5 pm Salesforce Park (Main Plaza), 425 Mission St., San Francisco FREE ...

“Drinkering & Tinkering” Maker Night at Drake’s Dealership | Oakland
Wednesday, September 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Event is free. Beer and food are not included.
| Drake's Dealership
"Drinkering & Tinkering" Maker Night at Drake's Dealership | Oakland

Join Chabot Space and Science Center at Drake’s Dealership in Oakland on some 4th Wednesdays of the month for a tinkering and drinkering happy hour. Bring a friend, grab a beer, and start making stuff. Chabot will bring the tools and technology for you to ...

Swing/Blues/Jazz Concert: Lavay Smith & her Swingtet | Union Square Live
Wednesday, September 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Swing/Blues/Jazz Concert: Lavay Smith & her Swingtet | Union Square Live

Wed Sept 26: 6-8pm — Lavay Smith and her Swingtet (Swing/Blues/Jazz) – Season Finale
Lavay Smith is internationally recognized as The Queen Of Classic Jazz & Blues in the authentic style of the 1940’s and 1950’s.

2018 Campus MovieFest Finale: Short Films & Prizes | SFSU
Wednesday, September 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Seats fill quickly, so arrive early.
| Morris Dailey Auditorium
2018 Campus MovieFest Finale: Short Films & Prizes | SFSU

Are you excited for a night of glitz, glamour, lights and red carpet fun? Then come out to SFSU’s Campus MovieFest Finale on September 26, 2018 at 7 pm in Morris Dailey Auditorium. Seats fill quickly, so arrive early.
Campus Movie Fest, the world’s largest student film festival, …

2018 Matatu Festival Kickoff w/ Saul Williams | Oakland
Wednesday, September 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*Tickets are $20 in advance otherwise it's $35.
| Grand Lake Theater
2018 Matatu Festival Kickoff w/ Saul Williams | Oakland

Saul Williams returns to kickoff the 2018 Matatu Festival of Stories. Part film, part performance, everything is on the table in this conversation with one of the world’s most prolific artists – of all time.
Matatu is a platform for conversation, experience, and expression that helps …

SF Transit Week Panel: Visualizing Better Transit With Data | SoMa
SF Transit Week Panel: Visualizing Better Transit With Data | SoMa

We welcome all transit enthusiasts, artists, advocates, programmers, planners, community organizations, and others interested in digging into and visualizing Bay Area transportation data
On Wednesday, Sept 26th, we’ll look at how governments can use data analysis and visualization to give users a stronger voice and better …

Shaping SF: Model SF ‘Collectively Shaping the City’ | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, September 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 suggested donation
| Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF: Model SF 'Collectively Shaping the City' | Mission Dist.

Shaping San Francisco is a series of free lectures, which aim to excavate the city’s lost history. It’s a place to meet and talk unmediated by corporations, official spokespeople, religion, political parties, or dogma. Shaping San Francisco Periodic Wednesdays | 7:30 pm Eric Quezada Center for ...

Royale-ty Check: Free Music & Comedy Night | The Royale
Wednesday, September 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Royale-ty Check: Free Music & Comedy Night | The Royale

Monthly Come enjoy the blend of live comedy and music right in the tender knob. Its free to get in so don’t be shy. Laugh and dance the day off. Royale-ty Check: Free Music & Comedy Night Every 4th Wednesday | 7:30 pm The Royale, 800 ...

Metallica Rock Concert | Civic Center
Metallica Rock Concert  | Civic Center

Metallic rock icon band Metallica will be rocking out in Civic Center Plaza for the annual Dreamforce Gala on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 8 pm.
Technically, you need to have a full Dreamforce badge (not just the free Expo Pass) to enter the Gala, but since they’re playing outdoors …

“GOAT$” Extended Comedy from the Greatest of All Time | SF
"GOAT$" Extended Comedy from the Greatest of All Time | SF

Monthly GOAT$ is a monthly comedy showcase happening every 4th Wednesday. With long sets from some of the greatest of all time. These comics are super humanly funny with credits from Conan, Comedy Central, SF Sketchfest, and Netflix. Your hosts Feel Woods, Nicole Calasich, and Joseph ...

Super Fun Stuff: Free Underground Comedy Night | SF
Wednesday, September 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| The Laundry
Super Fun Stuff: Free Underground Comedy Night | SF

Every month Comedians Jeff Dean, James Mwaura and Andrew Orolfo bring you the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to The Laundry’s hidden and intimate comedy basement.
Free, but an RSVP is required. Also free pizza.They have a special headliner this month.

Thursday, September 27

Free Dreamforce 2018 Expo+ Pass | SF
Thursday, September 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up is required to get free pass.
| Moscone Center
Free Dreamforce 2018 Expo+ Pass | SF

Dreamforce is an annual conference and workshop put on by Salesforce.com full of vendors in the expo hall, free workshops, keynote speeches and networking with over 50,000 innovators across all industries at this annual expo for cloud computing and social enterprise. Dreamforce 2018 September 25 ...

2018 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention: Panel Discussion | UC Berkeley
Thursday, September 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Hertz Hall (UC Berkeley)
2018 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention: Panel Discussion | UC Berkeley

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention is a five day music festival featuring performances by local and national acts, several rollicking square dances, the illustrious stringband contest, workshops, and plenty of jamming, in venues throughout Berkeley. The convention is organized by folks who love old ...

The Final $10 Thursday Night of 2018 | Asian Art Museum
The Final $10 Thursday Night of 2018 | Asian Art Museum

every thursday From February 8 through September 27, 2018, the Asian Art Museum will be open until 9pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, lively gatherings and intimate hangs with artists.  Except ...

Rock the Bike: Hummus-Making Workshop | Richmond
Thursday, September 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Richmond Public Library
Rock the Bike: Hummus-Making Workshop | Richmond

Join the celebration of SWANA as we make hummus and listen to music from Southwest Asia.

Free Outdoor Rooftop Yoga After Work | Salesforce Park
Thursday, September 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Outdoor Rooftop Yoga After Work | Salesforce Park

every thursday Free outdoor yoga happens every Monday and Thursday. Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF. No pre-registration or membership required – just show up. Salesforce Park Rooftop Free Outdoor Yoga Thursdays through Oct. 25, 2018 | 5:30pm – 6:30pm Salesforce ...

Ferry Ride Bar Crawl: SF Transit Week 2018 | Ferry Building
Thursday, September 27 – 5:45 pm | Cost: $5.30*
*$5.30 ferry ride if you use your clipper card (otherwise it's $7 cash)
| Ferry Building
Ferry Ride Bar Crawl: SF Transit Week 2018 | Ferry Building

Join SF Transit Riders for an evening on the bay as they set sail on the San Francisco Bay Ferry to Jack London Square.
We’ll head to Beer Revolution and enjoy an evening with our East Bay friends, including folks from OakDOT and AC Transit. We’ll …

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, September 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

Monthly VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday 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 ...

YBCA’s Curatorial Research Bureau Opening Party | SF
Thursday, September 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
YBCA's Curatorial Research Bureau Opening Party | SF

Join and celebrate the opening of Curatorial Research Bureau, an exciting new partnership with California College of the Arts and Bureau for Open Culture.
YBCA’s Curatorial Research Bureau Opening Party
Thursday, September 27, 2018 | 6 pm to 8 pm
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission …

Journalist Discussion: What Makes News “Alternative”? | SF Main Library
Thursday, September 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Journalist Discussion: What Makes News “Alternative”? | SF Main Library

Learn how journalists who work with “alternative news” outlets view the media landscape today.
Featuring Rose Aguilar (Your Call Radio), Lila Lahood (San Francisco Public Press), Aaron Sankin (Reveal), and Tim Redmond (48 Hills). Moderated by journalist Francesa Fiorentini.

CityDance 2018: Free Mambo, Merengue & Bachata Dance | San Jose
Thursday, September 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
CityDance 2018: Free Mambo, Merengue & Bachata Dance | San Jose

This Thursday, Sandy & John from Mambo Groovin’ Latin Dance Theatre are here to guide you through some merengue & bachata dance moves along with live band Carlitos Medrano & Sabor De Mi Cuba.
Wind down with drinks from our wine/beer garden, courtesy of Gordon Biersch Brewing Company and Barefoot Wine & …

Exploratorium After Dark: Time | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Time | Pier 15

Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.
You know what time is because of your daily experience, but what seems constant and unchanging is not. In 1905, Albert Einstein threw a monkey wrench in our perception of time and space. Join …

NightLife Spotlight | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, September 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
NightLife Spotlight | California Academy of Sciences

Tonight is a #TBT of epic proportions: Where better than NightLife to celebrate 10 years of our “new” Academy home? Raise a toast to a decade of the greenest museum on the planet with an evening of after-hours science and a DJ set of throwback …