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Johnny is a self-described cheap-aholic who hunts down the free-er side of San Francisco. He loves street fairs, free concerts in the park, and anywhere that offers free food. Johnny has been featured on KQED's Forum, CBS's Eye on the Bay and is a contributor to the San Francisco Bay Guardian, KFOG and KGO 810 AM. Johnny is the founder of FunCheapSF.com

Thursday, July 29

FINAL DAY: Watch Diego Rivera’s 30-Ton Fresco Getting Preserved (SFMOMA) FINAL DAY: Watch Diego Rivera’s 30-Ton Fresco Getting Preserved (SFMOMA)

A team of conservators at the SFMOMA is currently working to preserve one of Diego Rivera’s historic murals.
Visitors can watch them work in the Roberts Family Gallery on Floor 1 for free. Although the timing can chance, the last time to watch the live preservation …

Watch NBA Draft on Thrive City’s 3,108 SqFt Video Board (Chase Center)
Thursday, July 29 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most events are free and open to the public.
Watch NBA Draft on Thrive City's 3,108 SqFt Video Board (Chase Center)

The Golden State Warriors will host a Draft Watch Party, presented by Oracle, on Thursday, July 29, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at Thrive City, the plaza surrounding Chase Center.
During the Watch Party, which is free and open to the public, the 2021 NBA Draft will air on …

Friday, July 30

“Ferry Fridays” Music on the Plaza at SF’s Ferry Building
Friday, July 30 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"Ferry Fridays" Music on the Plaza at SF's Ferry Building
CANCELED: SF’s Jessie Street Block Party”
Friday, July 30 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free music
| 868 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA
CANCELED: SF's Jessie Street Block Party"
Stroy Moyd (Starz, NBC, ABC) Live Comedy Night in SF Stroy Moyd (Starz, NBC, ABC) Live Comedy Night in SF

Rising comedy star Stroy Moyd celebrates his birthday weekend with a rare night of headlining sets in San Francisco, his first showcase shows in over 16 months. Plus special guest Nindu Kush (HellaFunny, Rebel)
Get $10 Early Bird Tickets – w/ promo code FUNCHEAP (normally $15)
It all takes place …

Lucky Shoe Karaoke w/ Brian Bartman (Bernal Heights)
Friday, July 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Lucky Shoe Karaoke w/ Brian Bartman (Bernal Heights)

Saturday, July 31

4th Annual “Avocadocon” Food Festival at District Six (SF) 4th Annual "Avocadocon" Food Festival at District Six (SF)

An avo-lanche of green goodness rolled into District Six at the 4th annual Avocado Con 🥑 (Paying homage to one of Soma streatfood legendary food festivals)
Savor this super fruit in all its cool and creamy glory: sliced, diced, smashed, and scooped atop any (and all) …

Win: Berkeley JULYbations: Free Stay at Doubletree, Berkeley Marina + Cocktails
Saturday, July 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN
Berkeley JULYbations: Free Stay at Doubletree, Berkeley Marina + CocktailsEnter to Win

Visit Berkeley celebrates “JULYbations” (July 1-31) with a month of new libation offerings and pairings at bars and restaurants throughout Berkeley to celebrate reopening including happy hours, drink specials, wine flight discounts and 50% off drink deals. #julybations
 See the full list of July 2021 drink …