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Friday, May 15

You Betta Work Comedy Fiesta Show | San Mateo
Friday, May 15 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with $5 Suggested Donation
| The San Mateo County Pride Center
You Betta Work Comedy Fiesta Show | San Mateo

Every third Friday of the month at The San Mateo County Pride Center, host Jesús U. BettaWork, bring the beautiful people the You Betta Work Comedy Fiesta – a night of laughs on the Peninsula showcasing the fabulous funnies of a diverse lineup of Bay Area ...Monthly

Sunday, May 17

Win Tix: 2020 San Francisco Chocolate Salon | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, May 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Normally $20 advanced tickets / $30 at door
| SF County Fair Building
The original and premier artisan chocolate show on the West Coast takes place on March 21, 2020, at the 14th Annual SF International Chocolate Salon in Golden Gate Park. Tickets are $30 at the door but here is your last chance for early bird $17.95 tickets ...

Tuesday, May 19

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, May 19 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest thing you got at Safeway) and get a free ice cold can of PBR ...Monthly

Wednesday, May 20

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, May 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Biblio Bistro" Farmers' Market Cooking School | UN Plaza

Wondering how to prepare the beautiful produce that our local farmers are growing and selling at the Farmers Market? Come check out a live demonstration of how to sauté a featured vegetable at the Heart of the City Farmers Market with Biblio Bistro, the Library’s mobile ...Monthly

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, May 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found
East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland

East Bay Green Drinks, started in 2000, and is a monthly community and networking event for people involved in sustainable business, environmental and social causes, local and organic food, green architecture and design, media, communications, education, construction, clean energy and more. Free, but RSVP is ...Monthly

Thursday, May 21

Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...Monthly

“MAKE” 3rd Thursdays After-Hours Event | SF
Thursday, May 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for MCD Members. Activities are free with paid admission.
| Museum of Craft and Design
"MAKE" 3rd Thursdays After-Hours Event | SF

Design your night at MAKE. On the third Thursday of each month, collaborate with artists and makers, explore unique themes and rethink materials through creative design projects. Enjoy hands-on art activities and crafts, artist-led happy hours, films, tours, performances and much more. Each month features ...Monthly

Make: Monthly Artist Happy Hour & Local Vendors | Dogpatch
Thursday, May 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*Free with admission. Admission: Adults $8.00, Students/Senior $6.00.
| Museum of Craft and Design
Make: Monthly Artist Happy Hour & Local Vendors | Dogpatch

Design your night at Make. On the third Thursday of each month, collaborate with artists and makers, explore unique themes and rethink materials through creative design projects.  Enjoy hands-on art activities and crafts, artist-led happy hours, films, tours, performances and much more. Each month features ...Monthly

Third Thursdays at the Ferry Building | SF
Third Thursdays at the Ferry Building | SF

Bay Area residents and visitors are invited to sip, shop and snack their way through the Bay’s favorite food hall and marketplace during Ferry Building Third Thursdays every third Thursday of the month from 6 – 9 pm. The rotating lineup of performances will include ...Monthly

Friday, May 22

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, May 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s biggest Friday night street food party is back for its 10th season running every week from 5–10 pm. Lounge around communal firepits and discover 30+ mobile food creators, serving everything from Birria tacos and churros to fried chicken, Neapolitan pizza, and wood-fired bone ...Every Friday

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, May 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...Monthly

Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works
Friday, May 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
| Ocean View Brew Works
Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works

Join every 2nd and 4th Friday at Albany’s favorite locally owned microbrewery for Laughs on Tap. A free stand up comedy show featuring the best comedians in the Bay Area and beyond. Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night Every 2nd & 4th Friday | 7:30 ...Monthly

Saturday, May 23

The Bay’s Huge “626 Night Market” is Back for 2020 | May 23-25
The Bay's Huge "626 Night Market" is Back for 2020 | May 23-25

Everything tastes better at night. Bring family and friends to eat all your favorite snacks at the 9th season of 626 Night Market (Previously called NorCal Night Market). Inspired by the famous open-air nighttime bazaars of Asia, this iconic Californian festival named after the 626 ...

Sunday, May 24

48th Annual Muir Beach Firemen’s BBQ | Mt. Tam
Sunday, May 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*$25 parking per vehicle. Donations are appreciated
| Santos Meadow (Mt. Tam)
48th Annual Muir Beach Firemen's BBQ | Mt. Tam
The 48th Annual Muir Beach Volunteer Firemen’s Barbecue Fundraiser is a fun event for the whole family. Enjoy delicious food, groovin’ live music, tasty craft beers, premium wine and a whole lot of fun for the family. Join the celebration on Sunday, May 24 from noon ...
NorCal Night Market: 200+ Food & Shopping Stalls | Memorial Weekend
NorCal Night Market: 200+ Food & Shopping Stalls | Memorial Weekend

Everything tastes better at night. Bring family and friends to eat all your favorite snacks at the 9th season of 626 Night Market (Previously called NorCal Night Market). Inspired by the famous open-air nighttime bazaars of Asia, this iconic Californian festival named after the 626 ...

Monday, May 25

NorCal Night Market: 200+ Food & Shopping Stalls | Memorial Day
NorCal Night Market: 200+ Food & Shopping Stalls | Memorial Day

Everything tastes better at night. Bring family and friends to eat all your favorite snacks at the 9th season of 626 Night Market (Previously called NorCal Night Market). Inspired by the famous open-air nighttime bazaars of Asia, this iconic Californian festival named after the 626 ...

Monday Night Comedy w/ Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, May 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill
Monday Night Comedy w/ Free Cake | Blondies

More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every 4th Monday of the month with a free comedy show and free cake.  Monthly

Thursday, May 28

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, May 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...Monthly

French Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF
Thursday, May 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Asiento
French Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF

Every last Thursday of the month, Moules à Facettes invites you in SF for an afterwork party with French drinks, French music and quality people from everywhere. That you are a regular or a newcomer, feel free to share the love to all your friends, ...Monthly

Coit Comedy: Stand Up Comedy & Free Golden Boy Pizza | SF
Coit Comedy: Stand Up Comedy & Free Golden Boy Pizza | SF

Coit Comedy is a stand-up comedy show every last Thursday of every month in the basement of historic bar Columbus Cafe in North Beach featuring the best comedians in the bay and free Golden Boy Pizza. Many of the comics you can expect to see ...Monthly

La Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission
Thursday, May 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pop's Bar
La Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission

Put an exclamation mark on your weekend. DJ Clave keeps the beat and brings you a mix of the classic Latin stuff with the funkiest EDM. Salsa, Merengue, Electro-Cumbia, Breaks, Hip Hop, and Nu Latin Beats on the speakers. A Piñata to break, drink specials, ...Monthly

Friday, May 29

“TreasureFest” The Bay’s Epic Festival is Back for 2020 | May 29-31
Friday, May 29 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Early bird tickets start at $10 and will rise closer to the event
| Marin Center Fairgrounds
"TreasureFest" The Bay's Epic Festival is Back for 2020 | May 29-31

Turn your weekend into an adventure of Northern California’s largest gathering of everything local at the Marin Center in San Rafael on May 29-31, 2020. TreaureFest (previously a monthly festival on Treasure Island) is back, now a 3-day festival bigger with more art, more music, ...

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, May 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s biggest Friday night street food party is back for its 10th season running every week from 5–10 pm. Lounge around communal firepits and discover 30+ mobile food creators, serving everything from Birria tacos and churros to fried chicken, Neapolitan pizza, and wood-fired bone ...Every Friday

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, May 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...Monthly

Saturday, May 30

“TreasureFest” Brand New 3-Day Festival | Marin
Saturday, May 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: $10*
*Early bird tickets start at $10 and will rise closer to the event
| Marin Center Fairgrounds
"TreasureFest" Brand New 3-Day Festival | Marin

Turn your weekend into an adventure of Northern California’s largest gathering of everything local at the Marin Center in San Rafael on May 29-31, 2020. TreaureFest (previously a monthly festival on Treasure Island) is back, now a 3-day festival bigger with more art, more music, ...

RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Bay Area
Saturday, May 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Epidemic Ales
RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Bay Area

Come join our us as we take over another brewery tap room, for Round #2 of the RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour. We have added a couple new local artists, and are super excited to have the excellent Epidemic Brewing as our host. They have excellent ...Monthly

Annual Animal Liberation March & After Party | Oakland
Saturday, May 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oscar Grant Plaza
Annual Animal Liberation March & After Party | Oakland
Join 1,000+ people on the streets of Oakland for our annual Animal Liberation March as part of the Animal Liberation Conference. As a movement rises across the world, revolutionary social and political change is coming for all animals. Every year, activists from around the globe converge ...

Sunday, May 31

“TreasureFest” Epic 3-Day Festival w/ Music, Food & 400+ Vendors | Marin
Sunday, May 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: $10*
*Early bird tickets start at $10 and will rise closer to the event
| Marin Center Fairgrounds
"TreasureFest" Epic 3-Day Festival w/ Music, Food & 400+ Vendors | Marin

Turn your weekend into an adventure of Northern California’s largest gathering of everything local at the Marin Center in San Rafael on May 29-31, 2020. TreaureFest (previously a monthly festival on Treasure Island) is back, now a 3-day festival bigger with more art, more music, ...

Blackchurch’s “Dark Art Market” | SF
Sunday, May 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Cat Club
Blackchurch's "Dark Art Market" | SF
Mockingbird Lane presents Blackchurch: A Dark Art Market. Come to Cat Club, Folsom on Sunday, May 31st for an afternoon of cocktails & dark art. Admission is free but the event is strictly 21+. The Artist Lineup: Flora Art Studio Steven Russel Black Dearest Relics ScientificWoman Ma Cheri Designs Andy Sciazko ...

Tuesday, June 2

The Detour Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday
Tuesday, June 2 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free unlimited play wristband with any purchase from bar
| The Detour SF
The Detour Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday

Paid rent in SF? Hella Broke? Then first Tuesdays are the night for you.  The Detour hosts “Free Play Tuesday” with all arcade games on free play with purchase from the bar. Come enjoy all the video game glory from today and yesteryear while enjoying ...Monthly