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Events for August 13, 2014

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Wednesday, August 13

Pop Art Exhibit Opening Day: Warhol, Lichtenstein & Oldenburg | Stanford
Wednesday, August 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Pop Art Exhibit Opening Day: Warhol, Lichtenstein & Oldenburg | Stanford

Come to the free Cantor Arts Center to check out renowned works of art at an exhibition of 10 spectacular Pop Art works originally part of a donation to SFMOMA. Works include: a silkscreen self-portrait by Andy Warhol a “mirror” series sculpture and two other major ...

Jazz Quartet Concert: Folk Songs & Classics | Union Square
Wednesday, August 13 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Jazz Quartet Concert: Folk Songs & Classics | Union Square
Saxophonist and composer Charlie Gurke leads the Gurkestra, a quartet of the Bay’s best jazz musicians performing a repertoire honed the old fashioned way, at late night jam sessions in a dimly-lit dive bar. But the music of the Gurkestra is anything but old fashioned, ...

Bryan Higgins Vigil | Duboce Park
Wednesday, August 13 – 3:33 pm | Cost: FREE | Duboce Park
Bryan Higgins Vigil | Duboce Park
Bryan Higgins, known as “feather” among his radical faeire community will be celebrated in Duboce Park at 3:33 pm on August 13th – the exact moment his family wishes to remove him from life support. The brutally beaten Higgins was discovered unconscious on Duboce and Church ...
Crosscut: Vintage Blues & Rock | Union Square
Wednesday, August 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Crosscut: Vintage Blues & Rock | Union Square
Crosscut, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, plays a unique mix of blues, rock, and original music to create a sound that is all its own. Their musical influences include early Delta Blues, Memphis and Chicago Electric Blues, Soul from STAX and Motown, R&B, Rock, ...
Retro Gaming Festival & Outdoor Movie Night: “Gremlins” | San Jose
Wednesday, August 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
Retro Gaming Festival & Outdoor Movie Night: "Gremlins" | San Jose

Starlight Cinemas in San Jose return to St. James Park in 2018. The films, picked from suggestions made by downtown’s Facebook fans, promise evenings of family-friendly fun. All movies are free and begin at dusk in the park. Typically about an hour before the film are movie-related ...

“SanFranLand” Comedy Series Launch & Watch Party | SF
Wednesday, August 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Monarch
"SanFranLand" Comedy Series Launch & Watch Party | SF
SanFranLand is a 12 episode comedy web series that follows the misguided lives of three women living in San Francisco. Join the cast, crew, and all their friends for the official launch of SanFranLand at the first public screening of the entire first season (12 episodes, 60 ...
“The Wizard of Oz” Sing-Along & Costume Party | Jack London Sq
Wednesday, August 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
"The Wizard of Oz" Sing-Along & Costume Party | Jack London Sq

Enjoy an evening of song, dance and movie classics on the waterfront with free outdoor screenings of popular musicals. This lively film series will screen fan favorites on special evenings at sundown. Bring blankets and chairs. Please note that start times may change based on ...

Win Tix: Standup Comedy: Mary Lynn Rajskub | The Punch Line Mary Lynn Rajskub is best known as “Chloe” from the popular television series “24” and has been seen on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Arrested Development and Californication. Besides her work in film and television, Mary Lynn can also be seen performing stand-up at clubs around ...

Every Wednesday

Free Bad-Ass Morning Outdoor Workout: Alta Vista Park | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Alta Plaza Park
Free Bad-Ass Morning Outdoor Workout: Alta Vista Park | SF

Every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am, gather at Alta Plaza Park for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city.
The half hour workouts are different each week, but consist of boot camp style workouts like running hills, core work, …

“Heart of the City” Wednesday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Wednesday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Heart of the City" Wednesday Farmers Market | UN Plaza

Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, …

Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco School of Needlework & Design
Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF

These free events give you the opportunity to stitch in an inspiring environment with fellow enthusiasts. Bring along your projects, embroidery, knitting or even darning, and enjoy the company of others and their vast needlework library at your leisure.
Free Stitch Ins meet every Wednesday from …

Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero
Every Wednesday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Autodesk Gallery
Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero

The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates the design process that takes a great idea and turns it into a reality.
With more than 20 different exhibits regularly on display that showcase the innovative work of Autodesk customers, the gallery illustrates the role …

Pee Wee Playtime at Bay Street
Every Wednesday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Pee Wee Playtime at Bay Street

Bay Street invites parents and little ones to an hour and a half of free fun at Pee Wee Playtime every Wednesday in July. This popular series has interactive storytelling, dancing, sing-alongs, arts, crafts and more, for both parents and children (age one to five …

“Wet Wednesdays” Happy Hour: Free Beer & Wine Tastings | SF
Every Wednesday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Complimentary basket of Roadhouse onions with mention of Funcheap.
| Under the Buck
"Wet Wednesdays" Happy Hour: Free Beer & Wine Tastings | SF

Join for a Happy hour on Wet Wednesdays for a free beer or wine tasting sesh with the bartender.
Wet Wednesdays Happy Hour, Free Beer & Wine Tastings
Every Wednesday | 2 to 4 pm
Under the Buck, 619 market st., SF
FREE – One round of tasting per drinker
Under the …

Castro Farmers’ Market | SF
Every Wednesday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market | SF

Every Wednesday night throughout the season, starting March 14, 2018, Noe Street is abloom with fresh fruits and vegetables as the Castro Farmers’ Market brings California’s best to the neighborhood.
The farmers’ market is open 4-8 pm, rain or shine, but it doesn’t hurt to be prepared. The market will …

2018 “Top the Cops” Insane (But Legal) Drag Races vs. Cops | Sonoma Raceway
Every Wednesday – 4:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$25 to race, $15 to race with High School ID; $10 for spectators.
| Highways 37 & 121
2018 "Top the Cops" Insane (But Legal) Drag Races vs. Cops | Sonoma Raceway

The popular Wednesday Night Drags program will kick off its 30th consecutive year at Sonoma Raceway on March 14, 2018.
Top The Cops:
High school students will drag race against Bay Area law enforcement officers when the popular Top the Cops program returns as part of Sonoma Raceway’s weekly …

“Karma Cinema”: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway
"Karma Cinema": Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway

Time to get generous; The New Parkway Theater is letting you pay-what-you-wish for a movie ticket every Wednesday night.
Theater doors open at 6 pm every Wednesday and every movie (albeit a few exceptions like private events) will be offered on a sliding scale of a penny (if …

Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:10 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 and reservations are required
| Dandelion Chocolate
Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF

Mmmm… chocolate! Four days a week, Dandelion Chocolates offer $5 factory tours (with tastings) and they’ll send you off with a hot chocolate gift card so you can end your experience on an extra chocolatey note. These tours can book up months in advance (especially for …

“Musical Wednesdays” Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Edge
"Musical Wednesdays" Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro

Start your week singing with Musical Mondays or get over the hump with Musical Wednesdays at The Edge in the Castro, where they play all of your favorite musicals to sing and drink along with a different theme each week from 7 pm to 2 am every …

“Roots, Rum & Reggae” Live Reggae Night | Peninsula
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 7 Mile Sports Bar & Grill
“Roots, Rum & Reggae” Live Reggae Night | Peninsula

The Historic 7 Mile House will be hosts a weekly Wednesday reggae night appropriately called “Roots Rum & Reggae”, and will feature the Bay Area’s best reggae bands on a rotating schedule.
Check out the 7 Mile House calendar for details on this week’s band.
“Roots, Rum …

Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights | Cigar Bar
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights |  Cigar Bar

Join the Cigar Bar & Grill every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Jazz show (both traditional jazz and latin jazz) by local Bay Area musicians.
Shows start at 8pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & Jazz. For complete line-up and more information please visit their website.
Live …

“Comedy Cellar” Free Stand-Up Showcase | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*When you use the promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, it's $5.
| Ales Unlimited: Beer Basement
"Comedy Cellar" Free Stand-Up Showcase | SF

Every Wednesday, the newest stand-up showcase in San Francisco comes to the legendary basement of 222 Hyde. Your hosts, Christian Reyes, Joey Avery & Torio Van Grol present you with a fresh lineup of the best local acts mixed with touring headliners from out of …

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Every Wednesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with a drink special purchase
| Northstar Cafe
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF

Try your hand (literally) at the Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl starting in North Beach.
Get lubricated on $3 – $3.50 drink specials, and compete in Rock Paper Scissors tournament qualifying rounds while moving from bar to bar. The tournament champ wins a bar tab. Meet new people while earning points to …

“Housepitality” DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa
"Housepitality" DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa

Housepitality SF gives you a reason to come out dancing every Wednesday night with world-class artists and free champagne.
Enjoy free champagne from 9-10 pm and $5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality discount). The RSVP list closes at 6 pm on the day of the show.
Housepitality DJ Night
Every Wednesday …

Classical Workshop: Weekly Late Night Chamber Music | Monroe
Every Wednesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Monroe
Classical Workshop: Weekly Late Night Chamber Music | Monroe

Every Wednesday night at Monroe, come experience live classical music in an unconventional space.
The program changes weekly, and will always highlight live chamber music.

Hear and experience the sounds of exciting arrangements without the pretense of a concert hall.
Sip on cocktails, or enjoy a cold beer …

The Late Mic w/ Frosty Nugs Free Comedy Showcase & Open Mic | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | BRIX 581
The Late Mic w/ Frosty Nugs Free Comedy Showcase & Open Mic | Oakland

The Late Mic with Frosty Nugs is a weekly comedy showcase that features comics from all over the San Francisco Bay Area and the world. Come for the showcase and stay for the open mic which immediately follows the headliner.
First come, first serve, but they …

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