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Events for May 17, 2023

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Wednesday, May 17

9:00 amFree Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at Golden Gate Park (SF)  FREE*
*Free hour, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 10am. Otherwise non-resident admission is $10 - $13 depending on the season. San Francisco residents are always free with valide ID
“Pay What You Can” Wednesday at SF’s Museum of Craft and Design
Wednesday, May 17 – 10:00 am - Ends at 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Can. Visitors are welcome to pay what they can every Wednesday
| Museum of Craft and Design

There’s no better time to visit the Museum of Craft and Design than on Pay What You Can Wednesday. MCD’s Pay What You Can Wednesday initiative strives to keep art accessible to all by giving visitors the opportunity to experience the latest exhibitions for whatever ...Every Wednesday

11:00 amSmall Wonders Exhibit (Sausalito)  FREE
Ferry Building’s Free Lunchtime Concerts on the Plaza (April-May)
Wednesday, May 17 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building

Enjoy lunch and live music from 12:00 – 1:00 PM on the Ferry Building’s Back Plaza featuring Bay Area musicians every Wednesday in April. Grab your Ferry Building favorites inside the Marketplace and soak up picture perfect bay views in our expansive outdoor dining area! ...Every Wednesday

12:00 pmThrive City Weekly Fitness Class (SF)  FREE*
*RSVP while supplies last at thrivecity.com
2:00 pmPacifica Coastside Farmers’ Market (April 5 – December 20)  FREE
Castro Farmers’ Market 2023 (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, May 17 – 3:00 pm - Ends at 7:00 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 5 – November 15, 2023 | 3p-7p Castro Farmer’s ...Every Wednesday

BART 2023 Book Festival Kickoff Party (Rockridge Station)
Wednesday, May 17 – 4:00 pm - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rockridge BART
Reading while you ride is just one of the benefits of taking BART, and that’s why we’ve launched One Book, One BART – our first ever book club for riders! The book club will feature a constellation of happenings – an author talk, a train read-in, and more. ...
SF’s Free Opening Art Celebration for “Spaghetti Blockchain” (Contemporary Jewish Museum
Wednesday, May 17 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free; RSVP encouraged.
| Contemporary Jewish Museum,
Get ready for an unforgettable night that will stimulate your senses and challenge your perceptions. Join us for drinks and conversation to celebrate the opening of “Mika Rottenberg: Spaghetti Blockchain,” and kick off this one-of-a-kind exhibition with an evening of immersive and surreal art. Hear from ...
5:30 pmFang AAPI Happy Hour at W San Francisco  FREE*
*Free Entrance. Food and drink are additional cost
6:00 pm“Wiener Wednesday” Free Hot Dog Night at Rye (SF)  FREE*
*Every Wednesday, Free Hot Dogs with every Hornitos Cocktail purchase
“La Cocina” Marketplace Trivia
Wednesday, May 17 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is encouraged, food and drink is available to purchase
| La Cocina's Municipal Marketplace
Hello there, My name is Ariana I am with La Cocina and we would like to make an edit for out Marketplace Trivia. We have since switched our day of the week to Wednesdays starting this week on 5/17. Additionally, Andina will no longer be having ...
7:00 pmWednesday Night Lindy Society w/ Free Dance Lessons (SF)  FREE*
*Free to enter bar, no cost DJ music, social dancing, and drop in lessons. Please buy drinks or food at the bar.
7:00 pm“Dada Wednesdays” Free Live Music + Comedy in SF (May 2023)  FREE
“HellaSecret” SF Outdoor Comedy Night & Secret Beer Garden (Marina)
Wednesday, May 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $15-20).There is a two drink minimum
| Secret Beer Garden in The Marina/Cow Hollow

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 ...

8:00 pmStand Up Comedy at Comet Club  FREE
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