San Francisco & Bay Area Museums: What's Open
Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open
San Francisco & Bay Area Museums: What's Open
Updated September 28, 2020: A list of 50 Bay Area museums, zoos and gardens and any known reopening dates.
SF's "Conservatory of Flowers" Reopens Oct. 1
Bay Area Updates, Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open
SF's "Conservatory of Flowers" Reopens Oct. 1
Golden Gate Park's Conservatory of Flowers is back starting October 1st
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Goes "Live" This Saturday
Community, Get Out: Events
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Goes "Live" This Saturday
One-time 3-hour broadcast with Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt & more - Saturday, October 3rd at 2pm
"Mission Youth Arts Festival" Pop-Up Dance at 24th/Mission
Community, Fairs & Festivals, Get Out: Events
"Mission Youth Arts Festival" Pop-Up Dance at 24th/Mission
Pop-up dance performances at 24th & Mission coming on October 3rd to showcase youth arts
"West Coast Craft Market" is Back in SF w/ Smaller Outdoor Fest
Artsy Fartsy, Get Out: Events, What's Closed / What's Open
"West Coast Craft Market" is Back in SF w/ Smaller Outdoor Fest
Fort Mason experiments with 50 vendors at one-day outdoor art & craft festival on Saturday, October 3rd
Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (Sep 28 - Oct 3)
Causes, Have Your Voice Heard
Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (Sep 28 - Oct 3)
This week's rallies, protests, vigils, clean-up events and other ways to stay involved
SF Zoo's Tiny Turtles Graduate, Return to Nature
Adorable, Outdoorsy, Uplifting
SF Zoo's Tiny Turtles Graduate, Return to Nature
After two years of being raised at the zoo, 34 western pond turtles were released into the wild
Juneteenth is Now an Official Public Holiday in Santa Clara County
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Holidays
Juneteenth is Now an Official Public Holiday in Santa Clara County
Santa Clara County is the first in the state to declare Juneteenth a paid public holiday

Tuesday, September 29

Citywide Car Caravan & Rally for 2020 Census at SF’s Civic Center
Tuesday, September 29 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Nine-question survey takes about 10 minutes to fill out for your household
| Civic Center Plaza
Citywide Car Caravan & Rally for 2020 Census at SF's Civic Center
Please join City and community leaders as San Francisco launches a “Get Counted, San Francisco!” Citywide Census Caravan and rally at City Hall to help San Franciscans complete the 2020 census. The activation is the final event of Mayor London N. Breed’s Census Week of ...
She+ Geeks Out: September Virtual Geek Out Sponsored by Proletariat
Tuesday, September 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Register Online
| Virtual Event
She+ Geeks Out: September Virtual Geek Out Sponsored by Proletariat
The womxn of Proletariat host an AMA + raffle prizes + networking = FUN! Please join us for a special night of networking and learning with the lovely folx at Proletariat! The womxn of Proletariat share their experiences from a variety of angles. Learn how the industry is evolving ...
Online Town Hall – Police Accountability, Discipline & Oversight w/ SF DA Chesa Boudin
Tuesday, September 29 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required
Online Town Hall - Police Accountability, Discipline & Oversight w/ SF DA Chesa Boudin
Please join us for this very special virtual town hall where we will explore the topics of police accountability, discipline, and oversight, with Chesa Boudin, San Francisco District Attorney; Paul Henderson, Director of the Department of Police Accountability; Chief William “Bill” Scott, Chief of the ...
“Eileen Myles” Virtual Book Reading (City Lights LIVE)
Tuesday, September 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Event is free but registration is required
| City Lights LIVE! Virtual Event
"Eileen Myles" Virtual Book Reading (City Lights LIVE)
Eileen Myles will be reading from their new book, For Now. This is a free virtual event. Registration is required and can be done here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eileen-myles-tickets-118387118057
Free Online Yoga Class – All Levels
Tuesday, September 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Glide
Free Online Yoga Class - All Levels
Free Online Yoga Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Via Zoom: www.rebrand.ly/glideyoga Saturdays 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Via Zoom: www.rebrand.ly/glideyogasat GLIDE Yoga aligns ancient yoga philosophy with GLIDE’s mission of unconditional love in action. Our committed volunteer teachers have mobilized to provide their community with free online yoga during ...
Webinar: Every Day We’re More Illegal w/ Juan Felipe Herrera & Naomi Shihab Nye
Tuesday, September 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Suggested Donation $5-$20.
| Online webinar
Webinar: Every Day We're More Illegal w/ Juan Felipe Herrera & Naomi Shihab Nye
Tuesday, Sept 29, 7-9pm Pacific time KPFA Radio 94.1 FM with City Lights Books presents a webinar Juan Felipe Herrera & Naomi Shihab Nye Every Day We’re More Illegal with Sabrina Jacobs After two years on the road as United States Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera reports back on his ...
Dating From Home “A Series of 3-minute Video Speed Dating”
Dating From Home "A Series of 3-minute Video Speed Dating"
Spark something in a series of 3-minute video speed dates. We’ll curate your matches so that you meet people we think you’re going to love. Ages: 26-40 All you need: wifi. We’ll email you a private and secure link to the event in advance.
$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, September 29 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.50*
*$5.50 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $1.75
| Solano 2 Drive In
$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose

One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun, The West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord, have reopened for nightly film screenings this week, but with new rules in place to ensure minimal contact. Thanks to Alt105 for letting us know. ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, September 30

Win: $50 Gift Card: “Berkeley Restaurant Week” To Go (Sept. 15-30)
Wednesday, September 30 – All Day | Cost: WIN
Berkeley Restaurant Week To Go is having an encore run September 15-30. This time, “TOGO” also stands for Taste Our Great Outdoors as more than 60 local restaurants offer special value menus perfect for taking out to your favorite Berkeley park or enjoying at venues ...
Free Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at GG Park
Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

The Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park officially re-opened its doors to the public Wednesday, July 22 with modifications to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today. Formerly open seven days a week, the Japanese Tea Garden ...Every Wednesday

Bay Area Virtual Chuseok Festival (Korean Harvest)
Wednesday, September 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donation is welcome.
Bay Area Virtual Chuseok Festival (Korean Harvest)
The Bay Area Chuseok Festival celebrates the rich cultural diversity of the San Francisco Bay Area by showcasing Korean traditions, music, arts, cuisine, and community. Our mission is to inspire exploration and discovery of Korean culture across communities and generations, while offering the Korean Americans ...
2020 Census Deadline Is Sept. 30: What’s at Stake for SF?
2020 Census Deadline Is Sept. 30: What’s at Stake for SF?

San Francisco Launches “Census Week of Action” September 24-30, 2020 Citywide effort is underway to count every resident in advance of September 30th deadline. Census Week of Action includes safe community outreach events, phone banking, and public service announcements from the San Francisco Giants and Golden State ...

“Berkeley Restaurant Week” Final Day ($15 Prix Fixe Meals)
Wednesday, September 30 – All Day | Cost: $15*
*Prix Fixe Menus at $15, $20 or $25 per person. Use Snackpass code
| All Over Berkeley
"Berkeley Restaurant Week" Final Day ($15 Prix Fixe Meals)

After a successful May campaign, an encore of Berkeley Restaurant Week To Go (#BRWToGo) is running September 15-30. This time, “TOGO” also stands for Taste Our Great Outdoors as more than 60 local restaurants offer special value menus perfect for taking out to your favorite ...

Camp Palo Alto Networks Virtual Activity for Kids
Wednesday, September 30 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required
Camp Palo Alto Networks Virtual Activity for Kids

Each Wednesday from August 5 – Sept 30, Palo Alto Networks will be providing kids across America with something fun to virtually learn, see, and do. From cardio sessions to STEM interactive activities such as coding and video gaming instructions, your child will finish each ...Every Wednesday

UCSF Bay Area Breast Cancer Online Forum
Wednesday, September 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
UCSF Bay Area Breast Cancer Online Forum
“Making the Most of the Pandemic: Mindfulness in the Time of COVID-19” Many have been saying that 2020 is a “wasted year” and they’re hoping that the year will just hurry up and finish already so that we can move on with our lives. We want ...
Francine J. Harris New Book: Here is the Sweet Hand on Zoom
Wednesday, September 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Francine J. Harris New Book: Here is the Sweet Hand on Zoom
Join us on Wenesday, September 30th at 6pm PDT when francine j. harris joins us to read from her new collection, Here is the Sweet Hand on Zoom! Zoom Login Info Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83537126052 Webinar ID: 835 3712 6052 Praise for Here is ...
From Seoul with Soul: Um.Ma’s Fried Chicken Cooking Class
Wednesday, September 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
From Seoul with Soul: Um.Ma’s Fried Chicken Cooking Class
In this cooking class, Chef Edwin shares the secret of Um.Ma’s unique take on the fried chicken sandwich. This mouth-watering meld of Korean and soul flavors draws on the legendary southern-style “Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich” combined with Korean spicy seasonings and toppings of cucumber “muchim” ...
Author Virtual Talk: Benjamin Bac Sierra & Luis Rodriguez (Latino Heritage Month SFPL)
Wednesday, September 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Author Virtual Talk: Benjamin Bac Sierra & Luis Rodriguez (Latino Heritage Month SFPL)
In conjunction with iVIVA!: Latino Heritage Month SFPL is honored to host Benjamin Bac Sierra as our On the Same Page author. We will celebrate this local author, educator, poet, activist and Mission District native. Bac Sierra’s new book Pura Neta, the long awaited sequel ...
District 11 San Francisco Board of Supervisors Candidate Online Forum
Wednesday, September 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free. Registration required.
| online
District 11 San Francisco Board of Supervisors Candidate Online Forum
Voters! Hear from the candidates for District 11 San Francisco Board of Supervisors to help you vote in the November election. During the online forum, candidates will answer questions selected from those submitted in advance by the audience. You can submit questions for consideration when you ...
The Premise “Virtual Comedy Show”
Wednesday, September 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Laundry
The Premise "Virtual Comedy Show"

Every joke starts with a premise and every Wednesday Comedians Jeff Dean, James Mwaura and Andrew Orolfo bring together the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to turn these premises into hilarious bits. In the age of the Coronavirus Quarentine, The Premise will be ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, October 1

Funcheap’s Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night w/ Chris Riggins
Funcheap's Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night w/ Chris Riggins

Get ready for Funcheap’s live interactive virtual comedy show on Zoom from Copper Spoon in Oakland hosted by Chris Riggins. Tune in, get some LIVE laughs and kill an hour with us instead of Netflix. This is part stand-up comedy show and part interactive comedy ...Every Thursday

5th Annual Bay Day (The Bay Day Trail Challenge)
Thursday, October 1 | Cost: FREE*
*Register today at bayday.org
| All Over the Bay Area
5th Annual Bay Day (The Bay Day Trail Challenge)
Bay Day is an official holiday that celebrates San Francisco Bay, its people and wildlife. Save The Bay is celebrating its 5th Annual Bay Day, presented by IBM and in partnership with San Francisco Bay Trail and AllTrails. While we can’t bring our communities together ...
3rd Annual “Virtual” Concord Oktoberfest (October 1-31)
Thursday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*“Porch Pour Party” Prices vary based on location
3rd Annual "Virtual" Concord Oktoberfest (October 1-31)
Prost! Concord’s Oktoberfest celebration is back and all virtual for 2020! Pick up a “Porch Pour Party” package and turn your backyard into a mini beer garden or revel in the comfort of your couch as you enjoy some of Concord’s best brew throughout the ...
“From Broadway to Hollywood” Livestream Musical (Oct 1-11)
Thursday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: $20*
*$20 - $129
| Gateway Theatre
"From Broadway to Hollywood" Livestream Musical (Oct 1-11)
42nd Street Moon presents MoonBeams: FROM BROADWAY TO HOLLYWOOD Available October 1-October 11, 2020 Tickets: https://42ndstmoon.org/moonbeams/ Join award-winning pianist and master storyteller Richard Glazier on a musical tour of Broadway and Hollywood, featuring sensational songs written by everyone from George Gershwin to Marvin Hamlisch. WIth a combination of fascinating ...
Little Folkies: Free “Demo” Virtual Folk Music Class for Kids (Oct. 1-2)
Little Folkies: Free "Demo" Virtual Folk Music Class for Kids (Oct. 1-2)
Little Folkies is an award-winning folk music program for children, ages 0-5. We are excited to announce that enrollment is now open for our Fall Session beginning on September 30th, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Little Folkies now offers classes exclusively online. Although we miss ...
SF LGBT Center Small Business Covid-19 Weekly Support Meeting
Thursday, October 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
SF LGBT Center Small Business Covid-19 Weekly Support Meeting

In light of the current and evolving environment due to Covid-19, we are offering a weekly support meeting through Zoom for small business owners in the LGBTQIA community and everyone else. Besides providing updates about various relief programs, we will also invite attorneys, online marketing ...Every Thursday

SF’s “Conservatory of Flowers” Reopens on Oct. 1
SF's "Conservatory of Flowers" Reopens on Oct. 1
The Conservatory of Flowers will reopen to visitors beginning Thursday, October 1 with modifications in place to ensure public safety and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Guests will be required to wear face coverings and the Conservatory will limit the number of visitors to 25 percent ...
Online ArtSpan Presents SF (Open) Studios: Gray Event
Thursday, October 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Online ArtSpan Presents SF (Open) Studios: Gray Event
ArtSpan’s SF (Open) Studios invites visitors to experience California’s vibrant San Francisco Bay Area art community from the comfort of your home. Featuring more than 250 artists over four events from mid-September through mid-October––a different grouping at each event––we invite you to authentically connect with ...
“Defunding the Police” What Does this Mean? Virtual Class
Thursday, October 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP
"Defunding the Police" What Does this Mean? Virtual Class
The Social Justice Info Series is a four-part series sponsored by the Undergraduate Criminology Program and the Center for Social Justice at HNU. This series is born out of a need to address the civil unrest experienced nationally, internationally and collectively by our students and ...
Virtual New Mom Mixer
Thursday, October 1 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Register to save your spot!
| Practice San Francisco
Virtual New Mom Mixer
Drop in to meet other expecting and new moms in the Bay area. Connect with new friends and learn about the many resources available to you (even during the pandemic!). Katie Taylor, PsyD will share about groups, classes and providers in the Bay Area, and ...