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Wednesday, October 2

World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology at Levi’s Stadium | Santa Clara
Wednesday, October 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Levi's Stadium
The Second Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology, hosted by Velodyne LiDAR convenes a host of high-profile business, government, public safety and community leaders to address safety issues and public concern in the realm of autonomous vehicles. This event invites a broad range of perspectives ...
Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, October 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Enjoy free admission to the UC Botanical Garden on the first Wednesday of every month month from 9 am to 5 pm year round. Established in 1890, the Garden, which is open to the public year round, has over 13,000 different kinds of plants from ...Monthly

Big Truck Day: Up Close & Personal with City Trucks | McLaren Park
Wednesday, October 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | McLaren Park
Big Truck Day is back. Bring the little ones out to McLaren Park (John Shelly Drive and Mansell) on October 2, from 10 a.m. to noon, to explore, play and learn all about the city trucks that keep our city working. Explore trucks from different ...
SF Zoo Free Admission Day

The San Francisco Zoo, Northern California’s largest zoological park and conservation center, periodically offers free admission for San Francisco residents. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all year round.  You’ll enjoy seeing the 250 different animal species in naturalistic surroundings, ...

Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa

Come and walk-in every first Wednesday of every month from 3-5 pm in the spring, summer and fall, and from 2-4 pm in the winter. Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day Every First Wednesday Connolly Ranch, 3141 Browns Valley Road, Napa FREE (RSVP requested but not required) $5 ...Monthly

Free Rooftop Bluegrass Concert at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, October 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park

Salesforce Park, SF’s newly-reopened 5.4 acre park on top of the Transit Center hosts a ton of free events every week highlighted by free weekly after-work outdoor rooftop concerts curated by People in Plazas. So close your laptop and open your soul with after-work jams ...Every Wednesday

“Big Bellies” Free Open Art Gallery Exhibition & Reception | SF
Wednesday, October 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Advance reservation requested.
| JCCSF Jewish Community Center
Join the JCCSF for the opening reception of the latest exhibition, Big Bellies, and enjoy complimentary refreshments and an opportunity to meet the artists. Big Bellies celebrates food at large, a popular subject at the Creativity Explored studios. Creativity Explored gives artists with developmental disabilities the ...
First Wednesdays Free Beer Shuttle | SF
Wednesday, October 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Shuttle is Free.
| Triple Voodoo Brewery

Free hop on/hop off brewery shuttle. Start at any of the eight participating breweries, then hop on any one of three vans running approximately every 30 minutes.  First Wednesdays Free Beer Shuttle Every 1st Wednesday | 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm Speakeasy Brewery, 1195 Evans ...Monthly

Shaping SF Lecture: Storytelling & the Memory Keepers | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, October 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
We bring together story shapers, story sharers, and story collectors for this evening taking a close look at oral histories and memory keeping. Susan Schwartzenberg hosts a discussion series at the Bay Observatory at the Exploratorium intertwining personal stories and scientific study to understand climate ...
Free Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday
Wednesday, October 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Executive Order Bar & Lounge

Come laugh at one of SF’s newest cocktail lounges, Executive Order, every Wednesday night at 8pm. HellaFunny Comedy Night will feature six of San Francisco’s best local comics. Comedians on this showcase have been featured on Comedy Central, MTV, ABC, NBC, SF Sketchfest and Clusterfest. ...

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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, ...
Autodesk Design Gallery & Free Guided Tour | Embarcadero
Every Wednesday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Autodesk Gallery
Autodesk Design Gallery & Free Guided 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 ...
SF Public Library’s $1 Book Sale | Civic Center
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF Public Library's $1 Book Sale | Civic Center
Starting in April, the San Francisco Public Library hosts weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library. All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco Public Library. SF Public ...
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 ...
Lowrider Wednesdays: Lowrider Music & Drink Specials | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Amplifier
Lowrider Wednesdays: Lowrider Music & Drink Specials | Oakland
Join us at The Amplifier every Wednesday from 4-8 pm for Lowrider Wednesdays. Enjoy Happy Hour prices, Lowrider oldies music, and beer & shot bucket combos that come with a free bandana to help keep you in the Lowrider spirit.
Wellness Wednesdays Free Community Yoga | Westfield Centre
Every Wednesday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
Wellness Wednesdays Free Community Yoga | Westfield Centre
With the goal of making yoga accessible to the community, this weekly free class focuses on continuous flow, attention to alignment, and mindful thinking. This class brings a sense of fun and creativity while incorporating a few nuggets of yogic wisdom along the way. Make sure ...
“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: $15*
*$15 and reservations are required
| Dandelion Chocolate
Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF
Mmmm… chocolate! Four days a week, Dandelion Chocolates offer $15 factory tours (with tastings.) These tours can book up months in advance (especially for the Saturday tours), so we recommend trying to book as early as possible and aim for a Wednesday or Thursday. On the tour, ...
Free Malthouse Tour: 22 Admrial Malt-Brewed Beers | Alameda
Every Wednesday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Admiral Maltings
Free Malthouse Tour: 22 Admrial Malt-Brewed Beers | Alameda
Come on Wednesdays (and now, Saturdays and Sundays) for free tours of the malthouse. Learn the story of malt and its foundational role in beer. Discover the connection between farmer, maltster and brewer (or distiller) and find out what makes Admiral’s California-grown, floor-malted barley so ...
“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 ...
Liquid Wednesdays Latin Jam Nights | Peninsula
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
Liquid Wednesdays Latin Jam Nights | Peninsula
The Historic 7 Mile House will be hosts a weekly Wednesday Latin night and will feature the Bay Area’s best Latin bands on a rotating schedule. Liquid Wednesdays Latin Jam Nights Every Wednesday at 7 pm 7 Mile Sports Bar & Grill, 2800 Bayshore Blvd, Brisbane, CA FREE (No Cover. Reservations ...
Called Into Question Weekly Trivia at Ale Industries | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ale Industries
Called Into Question Weekly Trivia at Ale Industries | Oakland
Test your knowledge, drink beer, make friends, and win prizes. Join us at Ale Industries for weekly Wednesday trivia.
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 ...
The Premise: Intimate Stand Up Comedy | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Laundry
The Premise: Intimate Stand Up Comedy | SF
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. Join them in The Laundry’s hidden and intimate comedy basement. Surprise drop ...
Free Game Night Wednesdays at The Amplifier | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Amplifier
Free Game Night Wednesdays at The Amplifier | Oakland
Wanna play a game? How about have a drink? How about both? Join us every Wednesday night at The Amplifier from 8 pm-close for game night. We have tons of new and favorite board games for you to play, and we might even be persuaded ...
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| 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 ...
F Bomb’s “Laugh w/ Dignity” Free Comedy Show | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | La Rocca's Corner
F Bomb's "Laugh w/ Dignity" Free Comedy Show | SF
Come see real, live, up close, and uncaged comedians in an intimate environment at one of North Beach’s favorite watering holes, La Rocca’s corner. 21+ only. The show is free, the drinks are cheap with Happy Hour pricing all night, and the laughs are plenty. Hang with ...
“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 ...
Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight
Every Wednesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: $10 | PianoFight
Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight
PianoFight’s house team, Original Jokes takes the stage to improvise based off a Craigslist missed connection that is picked by the audience. Combine that with a PianoFight selected improv team opening the show for double the hilarity and you have one hilarious show. Craiglist Missed Connections: ...
The Real Honeys of SF: Reality TV Inspired Improv Show | SF
Every Wednesday – 10:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Stagewerx Theatre
The Real Honeys of SF: Reality TV Inspired Improv Show | SF
The Real Honeys of SF is the show that doesn’t save any drama for your mama. Local Honey will create a brand new reality show from scratch, right in front of your eyes and inspired by you. Audience suggestions are used complete with wacky characters, ...
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