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Sunday, February 23

39th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off: Professional Teams | Santa Cruz Boardwalk
Sunday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission; $10 Tasting Kits
| Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Join the delicious festivities as amateur and professional chefs prepare their finest clam chowder recipes along the Boardwalk. Teams compete in the friendly competition, hoping to win prizes and bragging rights for Best Clam Chowder in the country’s largest and longest-running clam chowder competition. 39th ...

2020 Russian Festival: Sunday | Pacific Heights
Sunday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*Adults: $12; Seniors (62+)/Students (25 & under)/Military: $8; Children 12 and under: Free
| Russian Center of San Francisco

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: ...

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Nob Hill & North Beach
Sunday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences

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 ...

Free Game Day at the Town Square | Noe Valley
Sunday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Noe Valley Town Square
Noe Valley Game Day featuring Giant Jenga, Giant Checkers, Giant Connect Four, board games, ping pong and B-I-N-G-O from 1-2 with prizes from local merchants.
Pop Culture Con & Art Show: Disney, Harry Potter, Marvel, Anime & Star Wars | SF
Sunday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
| Palace Hotel

Come and join the 3 day free Pop Culture Art Con. There will be multiple exhibits of Harry Potter, Disney, Marvel, DC Comics, Star Wars, Anime & parody art on display featuring a variety of artists & available to purchase at affordable pricing along with ...

Presidio Chapel Open House/Docent Tour | SF
Sunday, February 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Chapel
Visit the historic Spanish Colonial Revival style Presidio Chapel, built by the Army in 1931, with a breathtaking view of San Francisco Bay. It is home to a 33′ mural by Victor Arnautoff, a protégé of Diego Rivera, and stained glass windows by Willemina Ogterop, the ...
2020 Black Joy Parade & Festival | Oakland
Sunday, February 23 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| 14th & Alice St.
Celebrate the black experience past, present and future. You are invited to come be present, be creative, be open and be free. 3rd Annual Black Joy Parade & Festival Sunday, February 23, 2020 | 12:30 pm (parade begins) 14th and Alice, Oakland, Ca FREE The 3rd annual Black Joy Parade ...
“Hike It Up” Presidio & Pints Hike: Lyon St. Steps & Goldsworthy Art | SF
Sunday, February 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 2769 Lombard St
Popular urban hiking group, Hike It Up, returns this 2020 with a Presidio and Pints hike. The 6-mile hike begins at the Presidio entrance of Lyon and Lombard Streets, then finishes with pints at the Richmond Republic. Meet at the Presidio entrance of Lyon and Lombard ...
Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 50+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, February 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room

Coin-Op is an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a two-story bar and game room with 50+ pinball and video games, plus a secret speakeasy (hidden behind a “busted” video game). On the last Sunday of ...Monthly

Free Salsa Dance Party in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, February 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Come dance and enjoy the sounds of salsa cubana in Golden Gate Park on Sunday, February 23rd. Meet on John F. Kennedy Drive, behind/alongside the de Young Museum, across from where the “Lindy in the Park” group usually dances swing. See you there. Vengan a bailar ...
Free San Francisco Chamber Orchestra Concerts | Berkeley
Sunday, February 23 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but seating is first come, first served
| First Congregational Church (Berkeley)

Founded in 1953, the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra has remained an active voice in the Bay Area music community, presenting free concerts with an ensemble of the region’s top professional musicians. The rollout of an exciting new concert format, Maestro Ben Simon becomes your host ...

Black History Month at the Historical Altenheim | Oakland
Sunday, February 23 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations Appreciated
| Altenheim Senior Housing
Join for an afternoon of Poetry and Music. Sponsored by the Altenheim Community Service Office and the TuBeNu Cultural Gatherers. Zakiyyah G. E. Capehart Bolling – Storyteller/Poet and Bryant “Mr.B’ Bolling – Vocalist/Keyboardist will be performing. There will be a Open Mike after the main performance ...
Mozart to Mendelssohn Concert: Danish Delights w/ Mads Tolling | SF
Sunday, February 23 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free ($10-$20 Suggested Donation)
| Herbst Theatre
The San Francisco Civic Music Association presents Mozart to Mendelssohn’s winter concert, Danish Delights. Program: Carl Nielsen – Helios Overture, Op. 17 Mads Tolling – “Begejstring” with Mads Tolling, violin Neils Gade – Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 5 “On Sjoland’s Fair Plains” Music Director & Conductor: John ...
Shenson Faculty Concerts: “It Takes a Village” w/ The Bernal Hill Players
Sunday, February 23 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Community Music Center
Martha Rodríguez-Salazar (flute faculty, voice faculty, and choir conductor) presents It Takes a Village with The Bernal Hill Players, which is comprised of Jennifer Peringer, piano; Rachel Condry, clarinet; Annelise Zamula, saxophone; Matylda Rotkiewicz, piano; and Sharon Wayne, guitar. It Takes a Village is a ...
’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, February 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...Monthly

Immersive Design Week: Exploring the Intersection of Magic & Design | SF
Sunday, February 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Some events are free, while some are ticketed.
| The Magic Patio
In 2014, Andrew Evans (The Magic Patio, Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, IDEO) transformed his apartment’s back yard patio into an outdoor magic theater. After 4 years of sold out shows and a few strong words from the city permit office, The Magic Patio ...
25% Off: Steve Budd’s What They Said About Love | Showcase Theater
Sunday, February 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: 25% Off*
*Get 25% Off using discount code SAVE25
| Showcase Theatre
Steve Budd’s What They Said About Love is the fifth solo show at Brian Copeland’s The Best of San Francisco Solo Series 2019/20 in partnership with The Marin Cultural Association. > Get  $30 Tickets – Get 25% Off using discount code SAVE25, usually $40 In his absorbing show, ...
“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF
Sunday, February 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
| Neck of The Woods

COVID-19 Update. 3/15/20 at 3:08pm – This event will is currently postponed until further notice. Neck of the Woods is closed temporarily due to directives from the state of California with regard to Coronavirus. Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s ...Every Sunday

Lindy Bowl: Free Live Music & Swing Dance Party | Mission District Join next Sunday for Lindy Bowl, swing dance plus bowling party with live music from Tin Cup Serenade. This party is free and lindy bowlers receive a discounted lane & free shoe rentals. Enjoy DJ’d lindy hop, jazz, balboa, and blues and live music as well. ...
22nd Annual “Amoebapalooza” Concert Celebration | SF Amoebapalooza SF, the annual celebration of Amoeba employees and FOBs (Friends of Amoeba), descends upon The Knock Out on Sunday, February 23rd. Back with more Amoebite-powered musical mayhem, this year’s line-up is action-packed. From a provocative live reading by author Jon Longhi to live sets with ...

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“Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Heart of the City" Sunday 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, ...
Delicious Market Recipes & Free Seasonal Tasting | Jack London Square
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Delicious Market Recipes & Free Seasonal Tasting | Jack London Square
With more than 40 vendors, the Jack London Square Farmers Market offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options. The Jack London Square Farmers Market is operated by CUESA at Oakland’s Jack London Square on Sundays from 10 am to 3 pm, year ...
Dolores Park Free Bodyweight Bootcamp | SF
Every Sunday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP/Donations optional for charity
| Mission Dolores Park
Dolores Park Free Bodyweight Bootcamp | SF
WHAT IS “OUT”? Workouts are open to all from a certified personal trainer, Josh Muñoz. We are LGBTQ+ friendly and our group is open to all fitness levels. You will be challenged and supported in a safe, social workout environment. Bring a towel and water and ...
POSTPONED: Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
POSTPONED: Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
EVENT UPDATE – The start date of Presidio Picnic is postponed until further notice. Please check facebook for updates. San Francisco’s largest community picnic, the Presidio Picnic, will return for its much-anticipated ninth season beginning Sunday, March 29 and running through October 25, from 11 am ...
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor ...
Sunday Local Makers Market | Ghirardelli Square
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Square
Sunday Local Makers Market | Ghirardelli Square
Ghirardelli Square, home to several Bay Area brands such as San Francisco Brewing Co, The Cheese School and ElizabethW, is hosting a weekly makers market featuring a rotating selection of Bay Area artisans. Each Sunday, from February 16th through April 26th, visitors will discover a variety ...
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Sunday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Point Bonita Lighthouse
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Meet Point Bonita docents along the lighthouse trail. This hidden, historic setting offers breathtaking views and many stories of what life was like living at the head of such perilous waters. A secret jewel of the Bay Area, the Point Bonita Lighthouse, built in 1855, was ...
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels. The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you ...
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides. Victorian Walking Tour Every Sunday | 2 pm 1801 Bush, 1801 Bush St., SF, CA Free, but donations are accepted. On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll ...
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon. Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam Every Sunday | 4-7 pm The Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland Ave., SF, CA FREE Jamming ...
$5 Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Circus Center
$5 Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this club class taught by Jade Ford. Juggling Club Most Sundays | 5-8p Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., ...
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