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Wednesday, October 20

Free Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at GG Park

The Japanese Tea Garden provides visitors from around the world with an opportunity to experience the natural beauty, tranquility and harmony of a Japanese-style garden in the heart of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Originally created as a “Japanese Village” exhibit for the 1894 California ...Every Wednesday

Final “SF Wednesdays” of 2021: Free Outdoor Summer Concert (Downtown SF)
Wednesday, October 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mint Plaza

With SFWednesdays, San Francisco is taking it to the streets with 30 performances, free and open-to-the-public, spread across 10 Wednesdays this summer in some of the City’s most iconic outdoor public spaces. The series kicks off  Wednesday, July 14 (12pm – 2pm) — in three simultaneous offerings ...

Castro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, October 20 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market

Welcome back your favorite farmers to the corner of Market and Noe Streets as they offer their amazing citrus, tasty root vegetables, honey, flowers, baked goods, and beautiful leafy greens.  Castro Farmers’ Market Every Wed., April 6 – November 16, 2022 | 3p-7p Castro Farmer’s ...Every Wednesday

4:00 pmHarper School Open House  FREE
4:00 pmWednesday Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile (SF)  FREE*
*Free Admission
Golden Gate Park’s Free Outdoor Bandshell Concert (SF)
Wednesday, October 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)

Golden Gate Bandshell welcomes back live performances with a diverse lineup of musicians to play free concerts at historic landmark. Live music has returned to the Golden Gate Bandshell’s iconic stage with a series of free outdoor concerts in Golden Gate Park, the San Francisco ...

4:00 pm“Happy Birds” Fun Parrot Variety Show at Hillsdale (San Mateo)  FREE
5:00 pmSF Author Angela Terry Book Launch at Books Inc. (Marina)  FREE*
*Free to attend, $21.41 for signed book
6:00 pmBrewery Trivia Night (Vallejo)  FREE*
*Enjoy Trivia and have a beer!
$10 Off: “Terror Vault” SF’s 1874 Haunted House at The Mint (2021)
Wednesday, October 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $10 off*
*$10 off with coupon code FUNCHEAP
| San Francisco Mint

Unfortunately our exclusive FUNCHEAP code for Terror Vault 2021 is completely sold out! Part theatre, part haunted maze, and part escape room, San Francisco’s premiere haunted attraction returns for 2021 with “Immortal Reckoning” an all-new, bigger, and more terrifying immersive experience from the insane mind of Peaches ...

Rooftop Outdoor Movie Night “Enders Game” (Oakland)
Wednesday, October 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| 669 40th St., Oakland, CA

Each Wednesday at 6:30 will be Movie Night on the Rooftop Deck at Skylab Oakland. Proof of vaccination required. A wide selection of movies will be shown. There are 3 heaters, but you will still want to be sure to bring a jacket. Skylab Oakland ...Every Wednesday

Litquake 2021: “The Relic Report: San Francisco’s Monuments” (SF)
Wednesday, October 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required for most events
| California Historical Society

San Francisco’s literary festival with author events, poets, activists and performers – 300+ authors at 80+ online and in-person events, with many of the events being free. Litquake, San Francisco’s annual literary festival, was founded by Bay Area writers in order to put on a ...

Litquake 2021: “Concepcion: An Immigrant Family’s Fortunes” (SF)
Wednesday, October 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required for most events
| American Bookbinders Museum

San Francisco’s literary festival with author events, poets, activists and performers – 300+ authors at 80+ online and in-person events, with many of the events being free. Litquake, San Francisco’s annual literary festival, was founded by Bay Area writers in order to put on a ...

7:00 pm’90s Experimental Film in Japan: Women’s Anarchic Visions of the Everyday  $14
7:00 pmGood Times: Live Comedy at Speakeasy Ales & Lagers  FREE*
*One drink minimum
San Francisco International Arts Festival (October 20-24) San Francisco International Arts Festival is coming back with a new outdoor program featuring theatre, music, dance, and performing arts. The program will be presented on October 20-24 at Upper Fort Mason. The festival will feature performances from notable San Francisco Bay Area artists and art ...
7:00 pmNerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club (Rickshaw Stop)  $15
7:00 pmAn Evening with Alicia Garza: On Building Transformative Movements  FREE
7:00 pmThe Valencia Room Comedy Night  $7.50*
*use code "funcheap2021" for 50% off tickets
7:00 pmMeet Bob Calhoun, Author of the “Murders That Made Us”  FREE*
*RSVP for your free Zoom invitation at https://smcl.org/sfmurders
7:30 pmFull: Cantata Collective  $14
7:30 pmDinner and a Show at Asiento  FREE*
*2 menu items required + tips for comics
“Kick Black Comedy” Comedy Show (Oakland)
Wednesday, October 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$5 off with FUNCHEAP CODE - Normally $25. Two drink minimum
| The Athletic Club (Oakland)

Come laugh with us at a new weekly comedy show at the Athletic Club Oakland every Wednesday at 8 PM. Our comics have performed with Dave Chappelle, Michael Che, and others, and have been featured on HBO, Comedy Central, and Netflix. Kick Black Comedy Every ...Every Wednesday

“HellaSecret” SF Outdoor Comedy Night & Secret Beer Garden (Marina)

We’ve got a new covered secret beer garden to introduce you to for HellaSecret – a new series of pop-up live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This ...Every Wednesday

9:30 pmKaraoke at Bar Fluxus (Downtown SF)  FREE
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