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Monday, January 21

5th Annual Reclaim MLK Day: The People’s March | SF
Monday, January 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oscar Grant Plaza
5th Annual Reclaim MLK Day: The People's March | SF
For the 5th year running, the Anti Police-Terror Project calls the Bay Area into the streets for the People’s March to Reclaim MLK’s Radical Legacy. January 2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the murder of Oscar Grant. This year, we honor the mothers of those lost ...
MLK Day San Francisco History Walks | 9 Free Tours
Monday, January 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
MLK Day San Francisco History Walks | 9 Free Tours

San Francisco City Guides offer free guided walking tours of many different neighborhoods in the city and will be offering a full slate of free tours on MLK weekend Saturday through Monday. Tour starting times range from 9:30 am to 2 pm and there are ...

Friday, January 25

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, January 25 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero Plaza
San Francisco Critical Mass

Critical Mass is a mass bicycle ride that takes place on the last Friday of each month in San Francisco starting at 5:30 pm at Justin Herman Plaza (foot of Market Street) and in cities around the world. Everyone is invited. No one is in charge. Bring your ...Monthly

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, January 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, piano and voice, will play songs from many world religions that inspire ...Monthly

Sunday, January 27

“Hike It Up”: San Bruno Mountain Summit to Suds | Daly City
Sunday, January 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Daly City BART
"Hike It Up": San Bruno Mountain Summit to Suds | Daly City
Join in on a fun hike that explores the Summit Loop Trail in San Bruno State Park. To join in meet at the the Daly City Bart station. From there, the group will walk through Crocker-Amazon into San Bruno Mountain State Park. Then, they’ll hike the ...

Tuesday, January 29

2-for-1 Tix: Alcatraz Winter Tours & Boat Cruise | SF
2-for-1 Tix: Alcatraz Winter Tours & Boat Cruise | SF

Alcatraz Cruises is running their winter “Buy One, Get One Free” ticket promotion to encourage Bay Area residents to experience the assets that make Alcatraz Island one of the country’s most popular attractions. 2019 Government Shutdown Update – Day tours to Alcatraz are unaffected by ...

Friday, February 1

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, February 1 – 5:00 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 5-9p. for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, ...Monthly

Saturday, February 2

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, February 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park

Explore SF’s natural areas with a free guided nature walk while socializing with new friends, feeling fit, and finding new inspiration in our city’s native plants and wildlife. All walks start at 10:00am are Free, and require no pre-registration. Free Saturday Nature Walks | Schedule Golden ...Monthly

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, February 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"Healthy Parks Healthy People": Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...Monthly

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, February 2 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Nike Missile Site
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands

Get an upclose look at a restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site and hear intriguing stories from Nike veterans, park rangers, and volunteers from 12:30-3:30 pm, every first Saturday of the month. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It’s a ...Monthly

Sunday, February 3

February Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
February Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Muir Woods is Closed as of 1/7/19 – Please note due to the government shutdown, Muir Woods remains closed – Learn More Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is ...

Tuesday, February 5

2-for-1 Tix: Alcatraz Winter Tours & Boat Cruise | SF
2-for-1 Tix: Alcatraz Winter Tours & Boat Cruise | SF

Alcatraz Cruises is running their winter “Buy One, Get One Free” ticket promotion to encourage Bay Area residents to experience the assets that make Alcatraz Island one of the country’s most popular attractions. 2019 Government Shutdown Update – Day tours to Alcatraz are unaffected by ...

Wednesday, February 6

Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa
Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa

Come and walk-in every first Wednesday of every month from 3-5 pm in the spring, summer and fall, and from 2-4 pm in the winter. Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day Every First Wednesday Connolly Ranch, 3141 Browns Valley Road, Napa FREE (RSVP requested but not required) $5 ...Monthly

Thursday, February 7

Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays
Thursday, February 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Castro
Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays

Galleries and art spaces will be open late every 1st Thursday of the month from 6-9 pm. Expect to see amazing artwork from artists near and far, participate in events, workshops, and more. Castro Art Walk 1st Thursdays | 6-9 pm The Castro, San Francisco FREE ...Monthly

Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, February 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

The SF First Thursday Art Walk makes 27+ galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location is either a traditional gallery or a retail space with room dedicated to ...Monthly

Friday, February 8

Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays
Friday, February 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Vallejo
Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays

The monthly Vallejo Art Walk showcases a variety of nationally accomplished and upcoming local creatives in the historic downtown Vallejo arts district from 5-10 pm on the second Friday of every month, on Georgia, Marin, and Virginia streets. Explore over 25 participating galleries and shops, and ...Monthly

Friday, February 15

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, February 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...Monthly

Saturday, February 16

3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland
Saturday, February 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (Oakland)
3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland

Every third Saturday, the Oakland Art Murmur presents a free guided walking tour based on a different theme each tour. Tours take place on the third Saturday of each month and are led by prominent Oakland gallery directors, curators, writers, and artists. You may check their website ...Monthly

Sunday, February 17

February Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
February Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Muir Woods is Closed as of 1/7/19 – Please note due to the government shutdown, Muir Woods remains closed – Learn More Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is ...

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, February 17 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford

Stanford University’s distinguished outdoor art collection includes nearly 100 sculptures and features important figurative and abstract works in a variety of media by artists of the late 19th century to the present. This tour begins in front of the Cantor Arts Center with marble statues, ...Monthly

SF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations
SF's "Antique Vibrator Museum" Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations

Did you know SF has an Antique Vibrator Museum? Take a free tour of this unique space every 3rd Sunday of the month with Antique Vibrator Museum curator Dr. Carol Queen.  Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store ...Monthly

Tuesday, February 19

2-for-1 Tix: Alcatraz Winter Tours & Boat Cruise | SF
2-for-1 Tix: Alcatraz Winter Tours & Boat Cruise | SF

Alcatraz Cruises is running their winter “Buy One, Get One Free” ticket promotion to encourage Bay Area residents to experience the assets that make Alcatraz Island one of the country’s most popular attractions. 2019 Government Shutdown Update – Day tours to Alcatraz are unaffected by ...

Thursday, February 21

Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa
Thursday, February 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Market & New Montgomery St
Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa

Hidden stories and surprises abound in a free 90-minute walking tour in the Yerba Buena neighborhood of San Francisco’s history, art, poetry, architecture and activism, including live performances of characters that gave the city its unique reputation. Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours Every 3rd Thursday ...Monthly

Friday, February 22

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, February 22 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero Plaza
San Francisco Critical Mass

Critical Mass is a mass bicycle ride that takes place on the last Friday of each month in San Francisco starting at 5:30 pm at Justin Herman Plaza (foot of Market Street) and in cities around the world. Everyone is invited. No one is in charge. Bring your ...Monthly

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, February 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, piano and voice, will play songs from many world religions that inspire ...Monthly

Wednesday, February 27

Final 2-for-1 Tix Day of 2019: Alcatraz Winter Tours & Boat Cruise | SF
Final 2-for-1 Tix Day of 2019: Alcatraz Winter Tours & Boat Cruise | SF

Alcatraz Cruises is running their winter “Buy One, Get One Free” ticket promotion to encourage Bay Area residents to experience the assets that make Alcatraz Island one of the country’s most popular attractions. 2019 Government Shutdown Update – Day tours to Alcatraz are unaffected by ...

Friday, March 1

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, March 1 – 5:00 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 5-9p. for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, ...Monthly

Saturday, March 2

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, March 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park

Explore SF’s natural areas with a free guided nature walk while socializing with new friends, feeling fit, and finding new inspiration in our city’s native plants and wildlife. All walks start at 10:00am are Free, and require no pre-registration. Free Saturday Nature Walks | Schedule Golden ...Monthly

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, March 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"Healthy Parks Healthy People": Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...Monthly

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, March 2 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Nike Missile Site
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands

Get an upclose look at a restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site and hear intriguing stories from Nike veterans, park rangers, and volunteers from 12:30-3:30 pm, every first Saturday of the month. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It’s a ...Monthly