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Thursday, March 14

$20 Tix: The Witty & Wistful “Unpacking in P’town” Live in SF (Mar. 1-31)
Thursday, March 14 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $20*
*Get 40% off tickets w/ secret code FUN40 at nctcsf.org (tickets normally $32-57)
| New Conservatory Theatre Center
$20 Tix: The Witty & Wistful "Unpacking in P’town" Live in SF (Mar. 1-31)

Former vaudevillians reunite in the summer of 1959 to drink, dance, and forget about the real world. But this year is different. The witty and wistful Unpacking in P’town by Jewelle Gomez premieres at New Conservatory Theatre Center on March 1-31. Jewelle Gomez’s Unpacking in ...

OMCA’s “Thursday After Hours” 18+ Museum Night w/ 2-for-1 Tix
Thursday, March 14 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 8:00 pm | Cost: $9.50*
*Normally $19, Thursday nights 5-8p are 2 for 1 Museum tickets ($9.50 each), bring a friend for free!
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
OMCA's "Thursday After Hours" 18+ Museum Night w/ 2-for-1 Tix

Your weekly night out at the Museum rich with cocktails, culture, and community–just for adults 18+! Mingle at Town Fare Cafe by Chef Michele McQueen and explore the galleries which come alive at night with a mix of pop-up performances, chats, live drawings, and more. ...Every Thursday

16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)
Thursday, March 14 – 9:00 pm - Ends at 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!
| 16th & Mission BART (southwest streetcorner)
16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)

Time: 9pm to 12am, Celebrating 20 years in May 2023 (currently 19 years strong). Instagram: @16thmission. For 18 years, this outdoor “open mic-without-a-mic” has welcomed poets, musicians, emcees, comedy, and everything in between. In the best of San Francisco tradition, everyone is welcome, ...Every Thursday

Saturday, March 16

“Drunk Theatre” SF’s Wildest Comedy Show (St. Patty’s Day Edition)
Saturday, March 16 – 8:00 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $20*
*$20 adv / $25 door
| Eclectic Box
“Drunk Theatre” SF's Wildest Comedy Show (St. Patty's Day Edition)

A comedian takes five shots of whiskey in a row and tries to perform an improvised play with five sober comedians. What could go wrong?! Drunk Theatre is the entirely improvised, unpredictable, and crazy comedy show that’ll kick your weekend into overdrive. See what the SF Chronicle, CBS, LA ...

Sunday, March 17

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration w/ Irish Dancers (San Ramon)
Sunday, March 17 – 2:00 pm - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | City Center Bishop Ranch
St. Patrick's Day Celebration w/ Irish Dancers (San Ramon)
There’s a special lilting joy in the music and dance of the Irish, and come March 17 you can enjoy both at City Center. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Dancers, performing in Alexander Square from 2-3pm. And remember to wear a spot of green, to honor ...

Monday, March 18

The Marsh’s Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)
The Marsh's Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)

As many of you know, The Marsh has postponed all in-person shows until further notice, but that won’t stop Monday Night Marsh from continuing to bring you the unique stories we all love. Monday Night MarshStream is our new Monday Night Marsh with a few ...Every Monday

Wednesday, March 20

$20 Tix: The Witty & Wistful “Unpacking in P’town” Live in SF (Mar. 1-31)
Wednesday, March 20 – 6:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $20*
*Get 40% off tickets w/ secret code FUN40 at nctcsf.org (tickets normally $32-57)
| New Conservatory Theatre Center
$20 Tix: The Witty & Wistful "Unpacking in P’town" Live in SF (Mar. 1-31)

Former vaudevillians reunite in the summer of 1959 to drink, dance, and forget about the real world. But this year is different. The witty and wistful Unpacking in P’town by Jewelle Gomez premieres at New Conservatory Theatre Center on March 1-31. Jewelle Gomez’s Unpacking in ...

Thursday, March 21

OMCA’s “Thursday After Hours” 18+ Museum Night w/ 2-for-1 Tix
Thursday, March 21 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 8:00 pm | Cost: $9.50*
*Normally $19, Thursday nights 5-8p are 2 for 1 Museum tickets ($9.50 each), bring a friend for free!
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
OMCA's "Thursday After Hours" 18+ Museum Night w/ 2-for-1 Tix

Your weekly night out at the Museum rich with cocktails, culture, and community–just for adults 18+! Mingle at Town Fare Cafe by Chef Michele McQueen and explore the galleries which come alive at night with a mix of pop-up performances, chats, live drawings, and more. ...Every Thursday

Friday, March 22

$20 Tix: The Witty & Wistful “Unpacking in P’town” Live in SF (Mar. 1-31)
Friday, March 22 – 8:00 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*Get 40% off tickets w/ secret code FUN40 at nctcsf.org (tickets normally $32-57)
| New Conservatory Theatre Center
$20 Tix: The Witty & Wistful "Unpacking in P’town" Live in SF (Mar. 1-31)

Former vaudevillians reunite in the summer of 1959 to drink, dance, and forget about the real world. But this year is different. The witty and wistful Unpacking in P’town by Jewelle Gomez premieres at New Conservatory Theatre Center on March 1-31. Jewelle Gomez’s Unpacking in ...

Wednesday, March 27

SF’s “Cardi Spelling Bee” An Adult Spelling Bee (Every 4th Wednesday)
Wednesday, March 27 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 to compete, free to watch
| Baba's House (Oakland)
SF's "Cardi Spelling Bee" An Adult Spelling Bee (Every 4th Wednesday)

What’s the language of origin for Bodak Yellow? Can you use okauuuuuuuur in a sentence? Don’t worry, you won’t be spelling Cardi words, you’ll be spelling words from the 3rd to 8th grade level. Join us at Baba’s House for an adult spelling bee that’s ...Monthly

Thursday, March 28

$20 Tix: The Witty & Wistful “Unpacking in P’town” Live in SF (Mar. 1-31)
Thursday, March 28 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $20*
*Get 40% off tickets w/ secret code FUN40 at nctcsf.org (tickets normally $32-57)
| New Conservatory Theatre Center
$20 Tix: The Witty & Wistful "Unpacking in P’town" Live in SF (Mar. 1-31)

Former vaudevillians reunite in the summer of 1959 to drink, dance, and forget about the real world. But this year is different. The witty and wistful Unpacking in P’town by Jewelle Gomez premieres at New Conservatory Theatre Center on March 1-31. Jewelle Gomez’s Unpacking in ...

Friday, April 5

SF Symphony’s “Soundbox: Press Play Carol Reiley and The Robots” (Apr. 5-6)
Friday, April 5 – 8:30 pm - Ends at 10:30 pm | Cost: $65 | Davies Symphony Hall
SF Symphony’s "Soundbox: Press Play Carol Reiley and The Robots" (Apr. 5-6)
WHAT IS SOUNDBOX? In the small entry room, you move past a curtain, through an unknown door. It’s like you scored a backstage pass. Time to explore. Turn the corner, find the bar: there’s craft cocktails and small bites. Video projections flash on the walls. All eyes ...
“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, April 5 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9 pm for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Photography from @skyhighoakland via Oakland First Fridays Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs ...Monthly

“Oakland Art Murmur” 2024 (First Fridays Art Walk)
Friday, April 5 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
"Oakland Art Murmur" 2024 (First Fridays Art Walk)

Over 30 Oakland Art Murmur affiliate venues have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Oakland Art Murmur presents a free monthly evening art walk, known as the ‘Art Murmur.” 2024 Update: Art Murmur is still on! Despite Oakland First Fridays being on ...Monthly

Wednesday, May 1

“The Wizard of Oz” Film w/ Live Orchestra from San Francisco Symphony
Wednesday, May 1 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $69 | Davies Symphony Hall
"The Wizard of Oz" Film w/ Live Orchestra from San Francisco Symphony
Lights, Camera, Music!: Watch favorite films on the big screen at Davies Symphony Hall as the scores are performed live by the SF Symphony. The SF Symphony delivers a sweeping orchestral backing to the beloved story of young farm girl Dorothy as she follows the Yellow ...

Thursday, May 2

“Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” Film w/ Live Orchestra (May 2-4)
Thursday, May 2 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $89 | Davies Symphony Hall
"Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" Film w/ Live Orchestra (May 2-4)

Lights, Camera, Music!: Watch favorite films on the big screen at Davies Symphony Hall as the scores are performed live by the SF Symphony. Experience the magic of this intergalactic epic like never before as the SF Symphony performs John Williams’ Oscar-winning score live to ...

Friday, May 3

“Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” Film w/ Live Orchestra (May 2-4)
Friday, May 3 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $89 | Davies Symphony Hall
"Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" Film w/ Live Orchestra (May 2-4)

Lights, Camera, Music!: Watch favorite films on the big screen at Davies Symphony Hall as the scores are performed live by the SF Symphony. Experience the magic of this intergalactic epic like never before as the SF Symphony performs John Williams’ Oscar-winning score live to ...

“Oakland Art Murmur” 2024 (First Fridays Art Walk)
Friday, May 3 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
"Oakland Art Murmur" 2024 (First Fridays Art Walk)

Over 30 Oakland Art Murmur affiliate venues have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Oakland Art Murmur presents a free monthly evening art walk, known as the ‘Art Murmur.” 2024 Update: Art Murmur is still on! Despite Oakland First Fridays being on ...Monthly

Saturday, May 4

“Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” Film w/ Live Orchestra (May 2-4)
Saturday, May 4 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $89 | Davies Symphony Hall
"Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" Film w/ Live Orchestra (May 2-4)

Lights, Camera, Music!: Watch favorite films on the big screen at Davies Symphony Hall as the scores are performed live by the SF Symphony. Experience the magic of this intergalactic epic like never before as the SF Symphony performs John Williams’ Oscar-winning score live to ...

2024 de Young Museum’s “de Youngsters Day Out” Free Festival (SF)
Saturday, May 4 – 10:00 am - Ends at 5:15 pm | Cost: FREE | de Young Museum
2024 de Young Museum's "de Youngsters Day Out" Free Festival (SF)
We invite you, and all Bay Area families, to attend the third annual de Youngsters Day Out on Saturday, May 4, 2024. This event is open to every Bay Area family and free of charge. The in-person, all-day event will include hands-on art-making activities, in-gallery conversations ...

Wednesday, May 22

“Gladiator” Live Film w/ Live Orchestra from San Francisco Symphony (May 22-23)
Wednesday, May 22 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $69 | Davies Symphony Hall
"Gladiator" Live Film w/ Live Orchestra from San Francisco Symphony (May 22-23)

Lights, Camera, Music!: Watch favorite films on the big screen at Davies Symphony Hall as the scores are performed live by the SF Symphony. Relive this five-time Academy Award-winning epic on the big screen while the Symphony and Chorus performs Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard’s ...

Thursday, May 23

“Gladiator” Live Film w/ Live Orchestra from San Francisco Symphony (May 22-23)
Thursday, May 23 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $69 | Davies Symphony Hall
"Gladiator" Live Film w/ Live Orchestra from San Francisco Symphony (May 22-23)

Lights, Camera, Music!: Watch favorite films on the big screen at Davies Symphony Hall as the scores are performed live by the SF Symphony. Relive this five-time Academy Award-winning epic on the big screen while the Symphony and Chorus performs Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard’s ...

Friday, May 24

“Encanto” Film w/ Live Orchestra from San Francisco Symphony (May 24-25)
Friday, May 24 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $59 | Davies Symphony Hall
"Encanto" Film w/ Live Orchestra from San Francisco Symphony (May 24-25)

Lights, Camera, Music!: Watch favorite films on the big screen at Davies Symphony Hall as the scores are performed live by the SF Symphony. Watch the magical tale of an extraordinary family in the town of Encanto, featuring all-new songs by Emmy-, Grammy-, and Tony ...

Saturday, May 25

“Encanto” Film w/ Live Orchestra from San Francisco Symphony (May 24-25)
Saturday, May 25 – 2:00 pm - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: $59 | Davies Symphony Hall
"Encanto" Film w/ Live Orchestra from San Francisco Symphony (May 24-25)

Lights, Camera, Music!: Watch favorite films on the big screen at Davies Symphony Hall as the scores are performed live by the SF Symphony. Watch the magical tale of an extraordinary family in the town of Encanto, featuring all-new songs by Emmy-, Grammy-, and Tony ...

Saturday, June 22

2024 Live Chalk Art Festival at City Center (June 22-23)
Saturday, June 22 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | City Center Bishop Ranch
2024 Live Chalk Art Festival at City Center (June 22-23)

Those amazing and so-talented chalk artists are coming back to City Center on June 22 and 23, 2024. Watching them as they work is fascinating, so take time one of those afternoons and watch as 10 professional chalk artists create their colorful and wildly imaginative ...

Sunday, June 23

2024 Live Chalk Art Festival (San Ramon)
Sunday, June 23 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | City Center Bishop Ranch
2024 Live Chalk Art Festival (San Ramon)

Those amazing and so-talented chalk artists are coming back to City Center on June 22 and 23, 2024. Watching them as they work is fascinating, so take time one of those afternoons and watch as 10 professional chalk artists create their colorful and wildly imaginative ...

Saturday, November 16

Win Tix: Josh Wolf: “Bring Your Kid to Work” Tour at Palace of Fine Arts (SF)
Saturday, November 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*WIN
| Palace of Fine Arts
RESCHEDULED: The scheduled date for this show has been changed from Feb. 24th to Saturday, Nov. 16th, 2024. Josh Wolf is a comedian, actor and NY Times Bestselling author best known for his work as a round table guest and writer on E!’s “Chelsea Lately” and ...