A Rare Free SFMOMA Day
Fairs & Festivals
A Rare Free SFMOMA Day
SFMOMA + 7 other museums are all free on Feb. 20 for "Culture for Community" Fest
Union Square's Brand New Heart Sculptures
Artsy Fartsy
Union Square's Brand New Heart Sculptures
Union Square's beautiful new hearts will be unveiled on Valentine's Day
Cal Academy of Sciences' Neighborhood Free Days
Freebies
Cal Academy of Sciences' Neighborhood Free Days
Live in SF? Join one of four free admission weekends this spring at the Academy of Sciences

Wednesday, February 19

SF’s Epic “Western Wednesdays” & Free Bull Rides | Westwood
Wednesday, February 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover. Free bull rides if you follow Westwood on Instagram
| Westwood
SF's Epic "Western Wednesdays" & Free Bull Rides | Westwood

Enjoy wild times every Wednesday at SF’s premier country music bar with $5 Happy Hour specials on delicious shareable plates like Mac & Triple Cheese, All-You-Can-Eat Wings for just $15, free line dancing lessons, and free bull rides if you simply follow Westwood on Instagram. Western Wednesdays ...Every Wednesday

“The Game Changers” Documentary Film Screening | SF Main Library
Wednesday, February 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Koret Auditorium
"The Game Changers" Documentary Film Screening | SF Main Library
James Wilks, elite Special Forces trainer and winner of The Ultimate Fighter, travels the world on a quest for the truth about meat, protein, and strength. Showcasing elite athletes, special ops soldiers, and visionary scientists, Wilks’ journey exposes outdated myths about food that not only affect ...
SF by the Bay: Black Speculative Fiction | SF
Wednesday, February 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF by the Bay: Black Speculative Fiction | SF
Bay Area writers and poets will speak about their influences, share current works-in-progress and reveal their 2020 visions. Black Speculative Fiction Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 at  5:00 pm to 7:30 pm Latino/Hispanic Rooms, Lower Level Join the conversation as we explore diverse perspectives from the Black Speculative Literary Arts ...
Dr. Sketchy’s SF Body Piercing & Bloodletting Performance | DNA Lounge
Wednesday, February 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*Doors 6:30 pm. 18+ $12 in advance, $17 at door.
| DNA Lounge
Dr. Sketchy's SF Body Piercing & Bloodletting Performance | DNA Lounge
This month, Brass Tacks, the founder of Wolf & Sheep takes the Dr. Sketchy’s stage with a pointed installation that will include performative body piercing and bloodletting. Explicitly for Truth Seekers, explicitly Not for the squeamish. Wolf & Sheep was founded in November 2016 out of ...
20% Off: “Disney on Ice” in San Jose Opening Night | SAP Center
20% Off: "Disney on Ice" in San Jose Opening Night | SAP Center
Explore the colorful spirit realm of Coco in Miguel’s Disney On Ice debut, sail away with Moana as she bravely saves her island, see Belle in the sky above you as the enchanted chandelier comes to life, and sing-along with Elsa in the icy world ...
“Four Calling Birds” Book Reading | Castro
Wednesday, February 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dog Eared Books (Castro)
"Four Calling Birds" Book Reading | Castro
Novelist Vincent Meis reads from his just off the presses new novel, Four Calling Birds, 7 pm, Wednesday, February 19 from at Dog Eared Books Castro. The four Burd siblings head to Mexico to heal and regroup after the death of their mother. Midlife crises are ...
“The Good Place” Trivia Night | Emporium Oakland
Wednesday, February 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Signups at 7 pm. Games at 8 pm. 21+
| Emporium Oakland
"The Good Place" Trivia Night | Emporium Oakland
On Wednesday February 12th, join for a special Trivia Night featuring questions from the hit show “The Good Place.” Thats right we’ll be doing all kinds of forking around here at Emporium Oakland so you know its going to be good times. No Bullshirt. Delicious drink specials ...
All Out Comedy Class: Try Improv For Free | Oakland
Wednesday, February 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| All Out Comedy Theater
All Out Comedy Class: Try Improv For Free | Oakland
Are you interested in improv but want a chance to dip your toe in the water before jumping all the way in? Take a class on us. This is a great opportunity to preview an All Out Comedy class before the next session begins. The class ...
Acoustic Live Band Karaoke at the Lost Church | SF
Wednesday, February 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 in Advance, $15 at the door
| The Lost Church
Acoustic Live Band Karaoke at the Lost Church | SF
On February 19th, come be the lead singer of our live, acoustic band, in the beautiful, intimate space of the Lost Church in SF. The monthly residency here has been a blast, and we want to make this next installment even more fun by having you ...

Thursday, February 20

SF’s Live Country Music Thursdays | Westwood
Thursday, February 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westwood
SF's Live Country Music Thursdays | Westwood

Enjoy wild times at SF’s premier country music bar with $5 Happy Hour specials on delicious shareable plates and live country music every Thursday. Live Music Thursdays – Happy Hour: 5-7 pm – Live Music: 7:30 pm-close – Free Bull Rides if you follow ...Every Thursday

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF

The Asian Art Museum is back for 2020 beginning January 23rd through September 24th. The museum will be open until 9 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, lively ...Every Thursday

Win: de Young Museum’s “Soul of a Nation” Special Exhibit | SF The internationally acclaimed exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963–1983 travels to San Francisco, celebrating works by Black artists created during two pivotal decades in American history. The exhibition—organized by Tate Modern, London—examines the very purpose of art and ...
A Super Rare “Free Museum Day” at SFMOMA | February 20th
Thursday, February 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP Required
| SFMOMA
A Super Rare "Free Museum Day" at SFMOMA | February 20th
Treat yourself and your loved ones to a free and fun-filled day at SFMOMA. As part of Culture for Community, more than a dozen Yerba Buena cultural organizations will offer free admission on February 20, 2020. Unlike “Family Days” where you’re required to attend with someone 18 ...
SF’s “Culture for Community” Festival | Yerba Buena District
Thursday, February 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to participating Yerba Buena district arts and culture institutions
| Yerba Buena District
SF's "Culture for Community" Festival | Yerba Buena District
This February, Ten Yerba Buena arts and cultural organizations are coming together to offer free admission in celebration of Black History Month, marking the first Culture for Community free day in 2020. Culture for Community is a unique group of Yerba Buena district institutions coming together ...
Culture for Community: Black History at California Historical Society | SF
Thursday, February 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | California Historical Society
Culture for Community: Black History at California Historical Society | SF

California Historical Society will be free all day on February 20th as part of Culture for Community: Black History in the Yerba Buena neighborhood. Explore the current exhibitions, join for a docent-led tour, and stay for the Curator Swap. The evening is presented in conjunction with ...Monthly

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 ...Monthly

Planned Parenthood’s Sex Trivia Night | SF
Thursday, February 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for Planned Parenthood are requested
| Virgil's Sea Room
Planned Parenthood's Sex Trivia Night | SF
Show off your sex trivia knowledge at Planned Parenthood’s Sex Trivia night. Gather your friends and head down to Virgil’s Sea Room for a chance to win PPNorCal swag and other prizes from Good Vibrations and other generous local supporters. If you’re thinking, “I get to ...
Third Thursdays at the Ferry Building | SF
Thursday, February 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Third Thursdays are free and open to the public; food and beverage will be available for purchase.
| San Francisco Ferry Building
Third Thursdays at the Ferry Building | SF

Bay Area residents and visitors are invited to sip, shop and snack their way through the Bay’s favorite food hall and marketplace during Ferry Building Third Thursdays every third Thursday of the month from 6 – 9 pm. The rotating lineup of performances will include ...Monthly

Immersive Design Week: Feb. 20 – March 1 | SF
Thursday, February 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Some events are free, while some are ticketed.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Immersive Design Week: Feb. 20 – March 1 | SF

Immersive Design Week is a decentralized community festival of events hosted by independent producers. Immersive Design Week is an annual, decentralized community festival spotlighting innovative designers, projects and technologies that sit at the nexus of film, theater, gaming, mixed reality, & immersive storytelling. Immersive Design Week ...

Night at the Jewseum: Culture for Community | SoMa
Thursday, February 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free as a part of Culture for Community
| Contemporary Jewish Museum
Night at the Jewseum: Culture for Community | SoMa
Celebrate Black History Month as The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM) and Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) present a curator swap! Join MoAD’s Director of Public Programs Elizabeth Gessel for a talk on the Berkeley Tigers, a Levi’s(R)-clad, African American East Bay motorcycle club ...
“MAKE” 3rd Thursdays After-Hours Event | SF
Thursday, February 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for MCD Members. Activities are free with paid admission.
| Museum of Craft and Design
"MAKE" 3rd Thursdays After-Hours Event | SF

This February, interact with hands-on projects, community discussions and film that support current MCD exhibition Linda Gass: and then this happened…. From climate change to community and creativity– there will be something for everyone to explore! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for program updates. Cash/Square bar ...Monthly

Exploratorium After Dark: It’s Elemental! | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: It's Elemental! | 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. This week, learn about Earth’s rarest nonradioactive metal, rhodium, which ...
Noise Pop NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF
Noise Pop NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF
Beauty is in the ear of the beholder this week as Noise Pop Music and Arts Festival kicks off at NightLife for an evening exploring the science of sound. Full lineup and event details coming soon! 
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland

2/20 Lineup: Justin Lockwood (Throckmorton Theater, Craft Comedy) Arthur Gaus (Cobbs, Punchline, Opened for Patton Oswalt) Tony Zavala (Cobbs, Punchline) Gabby Poccia (Moonlight Comedy, Satan Sisters, Cheaper Than Therapy) Hosted by: Arjun Banerjee, Jonah Pollack and Ian Levy Every Thursday

Friday, February 21

HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF
Friday, February 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after
| Bar Fluxus
HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF

Come to an amazing downtown art bar, Bar Fluxus to enjoy some classic RnB tunes with DJ BeatsMe. Hear some classic throwbacks from Ginuwine, TLC, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Prince, Usher, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Frank Ocean, Brandy, Missy and Aaliyah and more. HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, ...Every Friday

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Chinatown & Financial District
Friday, February 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Chinatown & Financial District

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

2020 Sonoma County Restaurant Week | Opening Day
2020 Sonoma County Restaurant Week | Opening Day

Join one of the North Bay’s finest annual culinary experiences. Sonoma County chefs prepare unique, prix-fixe menus only available during Restaurant Week 2020. Come and taste the local flavors of beautiful Sonoma County. 2020 Sonoma County Restaurant Week February 21- March 1, 2020 | Sonoma ...

Immersive Design Week: Augmented Reality Art Walk | SF
Friday, February 21 – 12:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Some events are free, while some are ticketed.
| Apple Store Union Square
Immersive Design Week: Augmented Reality Art Walk | SF
Experience new augmented reality works from Nick Cave, Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg, Cao Fei, John Giorno, Carsten Höller, and Pipilotti Rist on an interactive guided walk. You’ll journey through an immersive world filled with sights and sounds. Bring only what you need. Devices will be ...
2020 Russian Festival | Feb. 21 – 23
Friday, February 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*Adults: $12; Seniors (62+)/Students (25 & under)/Military: $8; Children 12 and under: Free
| Russian Center of San Francisco
2020 Russian Festival | Feb. 21 - 23

Say “Da” and take a trip to Russia without leaving the Bay Area at the annual Russian Festival, a celebration of Russian food, dance, music and art. 32nd Annual Russian Festival February 21, 22, 23, 2020 – Friday: 5 pm to 12:30 am – Saturday: ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland

Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are open as well as during certain ...Every Friday