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SF's Graffiti Arts Festival
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Cobb's Free Summer Comedy Shows 2018
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Cobb's Free Summer Comedy Shows 2018
Get on the secret guest list for free shows at SF's biggest comedy club

Tuesday, July 17

Fijian Warrior Performances | Union Square
Tuesday, July 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Union Square
Fijian Warrior Performances | Union Square

The Bay Area is about to be overtaken by Fijian happiness, thanks to the arrival of the Fiji Airways Men’s 7s rugby team and a series of exciting public engagement events throughout the city, July 16-19, 2018. Tourism Fiji and Fiji Airways have partnered to bring Fiji’s world-renowned ...

Live at Lagunitas: M. Ward | Petaluma
Tuesday, July 17 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: M. Ward | 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 ...

MLB All-Star Game Watch: Free Hot Dogs & Peanuts | Shanghai Kelly’s
Tuesday, July 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover. Free food while supplies last and for paying customers only.
| Shanghai Kelly's
MLB All-Star Game Watch: Free Hot Dogs & Peanuts | Shanghai Kelly's

Russian Hill dive bar Shanghai Kelly’s hosts a free MLB All-Star Game watch party on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 starting at 5pm.
They’re serving up free peanuts and hot dogs with all the fixins.
Food is while supplies last and only for paying customers (duh).
Who to root …

“The Office” Tuesday Night Trivia at The Chapel | SF
Tuesday, July 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Chapel
"The Office" Tuesday Night Trivia at The Chapel | SF

Get ready for “The Office” – Tuesday Night Trivia at The Chapel Bar. Join in for another round of our Tuesday Night Trivia series featuring “The Office.”

Sign ups start at 6pm / Trivia at 7pm
Food will be available for purchase from their newly opened restaurant, …

Meet & Greet with Fiji Rugby Team | SF
Tuesday, July 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | One Market Plaza
Meet & Greet with Fiji Rugby Team | SF

The Bay Area is about to be overtaken by Fijian happiness, thanks to the arrival of the Fiji Airways Men’s 7s rugby team and a series of exciting public engagement events throughout the city, July 16-19, 2018. Tourism Fiji and Fiji Airways have partnered to bring Fiji’s world-renowned ...

3rd Annual Bad Art Night for Adults | Mountain View
Tuesday, July 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
3rd Annual Bad Art Night for Adults | Mountain View

They say that art is in the eye of the beholder, but those people are wrong. Rock your inner Thomas Kinkade (barf) at the 3rd Annual Bad Art Night for Adults.
Bring your creativity, or lack of it as the case may be, and use the …

Udder Hilarity at Hollow Cow Kick Off: Great Food, Drinks & A Comedy Show | SF
Tuesday, July 17 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat
| Hollow Cow
Udder Hilarity at Hollow Cow Kick Off: Great Food, Drinks & A Comedy Show | SF

Come see a comedy show at the intimate back patio of Hollow Cow every first and third Tuesday of the month.  The bar serves fantastic food, great drinks, and some of San Francisco’s finest comics who have performed at Cobb’s Punchline, Sketchfest, and even have ...

Wednesday, July 18

Float Night: Community Pool Party & BBQ | Los Gatos
Wednesday, July 18 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public
| Addison-Penzak JCC (Los Gatos)
Float Night: Community Pool Party & BBQ | Los Gatos

You’re invited to a free pool party and barbecue as the JCC in Los Gatos opens to the entire community for two nights of family fun. Float Night: Community Pool Party & BBQ Wednesday, June 20, 2018 & July 18, 2018 | 4 pm to 7 ...

Float Night: Community Pool Party & BBQ | Los Gatos
Wednesday, July 18 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public
| Addison-Penzak JCC (Los Gatos)
Float Night: Community Pool Party & BBQ | Los Gatos

You’re invited to a free pool party and barbecue as the JCC in Los Gatos opens to the entire community for two nights of family fun. Float Night: Community Pool Party & BBQ Wednesday, June 20, 2018 & July 18, 2018 | 4 pm to 7 ...

Adidas Giant Warehouse Sale: “VIP” Opening Night Pre-Sale | Cow Palace
Wednesday, July 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry. But bring money for purchases, of course.
| Cow Palace
Adidas Giant Warehouse Sale: "VIP" Opening Night Pre-Sale | Cow Palace

Adidas is taking over part of the Cow Palace, July 19-22, 2018, for a “Giant Warehouse Clearance Event” and sale. Every clearance event is different, but you should expect up to 75% savings on over 20,000 square feet of footwear, apparel and accessories.  What Can I Find ...

SF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, July 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Old Bus Tavern
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild

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 off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 66 pmtypically featuring special release ...

Win Tix: Indie Rock Duo: Wye Oak | Starline Social Club
Wednesday, July 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Starline Social Club

American indie rock duo from Baltimore, Maryland, composed of Andy Stack and Jenn Wasner. Their sound has been described as “earnest folk-influenced indie rock with touches of noise and dream pop” as well as indie folk.
> Get Tickets – $25
Wasner sings lead vocals and plays …

Climbing Yosemite’s El Capitan w/ William R. Hearst III | SF
Wednesday, July 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Patagonia
Climbing Yosemite’s El Capitan w/ William R. Hearst III | SF

Join Alta Magazine publisher William R. Hearst III and mountaineer and author Doug Robinson for an in-depth discussion about climbing Yosemite’s El Capitan, climbing pioneers Royal Robbins and Alex Honnold, Robinson’s own extraordinary climbing career, and the great outdoors.
Climbing Yosemite’s El Capitan w/ William R. …

Win Tix: “Star Wars” with San Francisco Symphony Live Score | SF
Wednesday, July 18 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Davies Symphony Hall

Experience the magic of Star Wars: A New Hope like never before. Watch these intergalactic epics come to life on the big screen with the San Francisco Symphony performing John Williams’ unforgettable score live courtesy of RushTix.
Star Wars: San Francisco Symphony
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 | …

Cobb’s Summer Free Comedy Nights | July 18-19
Cobb's Summer Free Comedy Nights | July 18-19

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often ...

Thursday, July 19

Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity Kick Off: Building Blocks & Repairs | East Palo Alto
Thursday, July 19 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE | Martin Luther King Jr. Park
Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity Kick Off: Building Blocks & Repairs | East Palo Alto

Habitat Greater San Francisco is excited to announce the next Building Blocks event in East Palo Alto. During this three-day event, volunteers will help make critical repairs for long-time homeowners in East Palo Alto, a neighborhood that has been historically under-served. They particularly need help ...

Adidas Giant Warehouse Sale: Summer 2018 | Cow Palace
Thursday, July 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry. But bring money for purchases, of course.
| Cow Palace
Adidas Giant Warehouse Sale: Summer 2018 | Cow Palace

Adidas is taking over part of the Cow Palace, July 19-22, 2018, for a “Giant Warehouse Clearance Event” and sale. Every clearance event is different, but you should expect up to 75% savings on over 20,000 square feet of footwear, apparel and accessories.  What Can I Find ...

Solate: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, July 19 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Solate: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF

The Bay Area has a way of transforming familiar elements into strikingly original new sounds, and the quartet Solate embodies the best of this alchemical reaction. Built upon the graceful guitar work of Joel Mandella and interlocking bass lines of Kevin Goldberg, Solate features the translucent vocals …

Epic “Invisible Man & the Masque of Blackness” Art Dedication | SF
Thursday, July 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Epic "Invisible Man & the Masque of Blackness" Art Dedication | SF

For the next Civic Center Commons 3rd Thursdays Block Party event on July 19 from 5-9 pm, the public is invited to experience internationally renowned artist Zak Ové’s temporary public art installation “Invisible Man and the Masque of Blackness”, which will be on view through …

Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...

20th Annual Le Colonial Throwback Party: DJ, Live Music & Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, July 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, $5 donation is encouraged.
| 721 Lounge
20th Annual Le Colonial Throwback Party: DJ, Live Music & Happy Hour | SF

In celebration of its 20th Anniversary, the iconic restaurant Le Colonial will be going back in time for a special throwback 1998 at 721 Lounge.
20th Annual Le Colonial Throwback Party
Thursday, July 19, 2018 |5 pm to Midnight
721 Lounge, 721 Sutter Street, San Francisco
FREE ($5 Donation is …

Civic Center’s 2018 Third Thursday “Commons Block Party” | SF
Thursday, July 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center's 2018 Third Thursday "Commons Block Party" | SF

The Commons on Third Thursdays will activate UN Plaza, Fulton Street and Civic Center Plaza with three stages of music, food trucks, bars, bocce ball and other activities held on four nights, once a month through October, from 5 to 9 pm. “The Commons” is the ...

Rugby World Cup Sevens Welcome Ceremony | SF
Thursday, July 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero Plaza
Rugby World Cup Sevens Welcome Ceremony | SF

The Bay Area is about to be overtaken by Fijian happiness, thanks to the arrival of the Fiji Airways Men’s 7s rugby team and a series of exciting public engagement events throughout the city, July 16-19, 2018. Tourism Fiji and Fiji Airways have partnered to bring Fiji’s world-renowned ...

“Rugby Evensong” Rugby World Cup Sevens Free Concert | SF
Thursday, July 19 – 5:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This event will be free and open to all.
| Grace Cathedral
"Rugby Evensong" Rugby World Cup Sevens Free Concert | SF

Sad the World Cup is finishing up? Looking for another chance to celebrate international sports?
Kick off the weekend with Grace Cathedral’s Rugby Evensong, a special service and concert to celebrate the Rugby World Cup Sevens being held right here in San Francisco.
“Rugby Evensong” Rugby …

Summer Street Party: Live Music, 100+ Hot Rods & Family Fun | Downtown Hayward
Thursday, July 19 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Hayward
Summer Street Party: Live Music, 100+ Hot Rods & Family Fun | Downtown Hayward

The 2018 downtown Hayward 3rd Thursday Street Party goes into its 19th season from 5:30-8:30 pm on June 21, July 19, and August 16 with bands, the first of three summer car shows, street entertainers, food, and family fun. Fun will be provided by street entertainers, face-painters ...

Public Transit Riders: Transit Policy & Services Discussions | SF
Thursday, July 19 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Willows
Public Transit Riders: Transit Policy & Services Discussions | SF

Muni recently rolled out a bunch of service enhancements, including 60-foot buses on the 9R San Bruno Rapid. So let’s take them for a spin.
Join San Francisco Transit Riders and the friends from Transit-Oriented Beer, a loose collection of very cool folks involved professionally in …

“Beer Garden” NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, July 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
"Beer Garden" NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Every beer tells a story—and this week, NightLife follows the brewing process from botanical inception to foamy finish.
Taste your way through a pop-up beer garden with local breweries slinging their best botanical-forward brews, including Magnolia Brewing Company, Calicraft, Fort Point, Anderson Valley Brewing Company, …

Exploratorium After Dark: Everything Matters “Gallium” | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Everything Matters "Gallium" | Pier 15

Come be in your elements with Exploratorium host and scientific raconteur Ron Hipschman. Follow tales of intrigue and invention, join in dynamic demonstrations, and uncover fascinating connections between individual elements and our collective human experience.
A soft metal that melts at temperatures above 86°F, gallium is …

Win Tix: A Pop-Up Asian Night Market | Asian Art Museum
Thursday, July 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Asian Art Museum

Experience the vibe of a spirited Asian night market at the museum produced by “Top Chef” contestant Tu David Phu. Tickets to the unique “Tasting Menu” Chef’s Hawker Centre Festival include unlimited samples of creative cuisine by 14 different local chefs and two drink tickets …

Outdoor Waterfront Flicks: “Star Wars – The Last Jedi” | Jack London Square
Thursday, July 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Outdoor Waterfront Flicks: "Star Wars - The Last Jedi" | Jack London Square

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of Jack London Square’s hit Waterfront Flicks series. Waterfront Flicks begins on Thursday, June 21 with a special Oakland A’s night celebrating the 25th anniversary of the coming-of-age baseball ...