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Thursday, March 5

Exploratorium After Dark: Imprints | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Imprints | Pier 15
What stories do our imprints—both physical and digital—tell? Through scientific and technological leaps, the trails we leave behind have the power to reveal unexpected details about us. Hear from archivists using traces of DNA to reconstruct characteristics of lost societies, and the evidence digital footprints ...
March Matchbook Neon-lit Walking Tour | Tenderloin Museum
Thursday, March 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $20 | Tenderloin Museum
March Matchbook Neon-lit Walking Tour | Tenderloin Museum
Back by popular demand, this neon-lit walking tour highlights neon signs, matchbooks, and the legacy businesses associated with them. Due to our last two sold-out tours, tickets are now available for a third Matchbook Walking Tour that we’ve added for Spring 2020 in limited quantities. For ...

Women in Science NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF
Women in Science NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF
The spotlight’s on women in science when NightLife celebrates National Women’s History Month. Full event details coming soon!

Friday, March 6

Free First Friday Tour at the Museum of Art & History | Santa Cruz
Friday, March 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Normal price admission is $10.
| Museum of Art & History (Santa Cruz)
Free First Friday Tour at the Museum of Art & History | Santa Cruz

Come experience the 3rd Annual Sculpture on Wheels Car Show at the MAH as a stop on the First Friday Art Tour, beginning August 2, 2019. Make the MAH a stop on your First Friday Art Tour for three floors of exhibitions, live music, and ...Monthly

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, March 6 – 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

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, March 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | 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’, Every first Friday of the month, affiliate venues are open to the public from 6-9 ...Monthly

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, March 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen
"Batch Made Market" Artisan Food | SF

This is your monthly chance to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. Your favorite chefs are in the kitchen, and you can walk through and taste their favorite new recipes. Plus there’s beer. What could be better? The monthly Batch Made Market ...Monthly

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, March 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regular admission is $18 ...Monthly

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, March 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party  (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held on ...Monthly

Win Tix: A.C.T.’s Drinks & Drama Fridays “Toni Stone” | SF
Friday, March 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Geary Theater (ACT)
Toni Stone dreams of nothing but baseball. But to become the first woman to play professionally as a member of the Negro League’s Indianapolis Clowns, she must confront hostile crowds, ruthless team owners, and players who slide spikes first. As she negotiates life’s challenges and ...
HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF
Friday, March 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after
| Bar Fluxus
HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF

Come to an amazing downtown art bar, Bar Fluxus to enjoy some classic RnB tunes with DJ BeatsMe. Hear some classic throwbacks from Ginuwine, TLC, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Prince, Usher, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Frank Ocean, Brandy, Missy and Aaliyah and more. HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, ...Every Friday

Saturday, March 7

Free Parks Admission Day: Every 1st Saturday | Marin County
Saturday, March 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Marin County
Free Parks Admission Day: Every 1st Saturday | Marin County

Come to the “Measure A Days” which offers free access to all parks on the first Saturday of the month. The name is because of the loss in fee revenues will be offset by the Measure A funds approved by voters in 2012. Measure A ...Monthly

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, March 7 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...Monthly

Craft Comedy Night: “Best of the East Bay” | Oakland
Saturday, March 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tickets are general admission. Seating is limited. Arrive early.
| Federation Brewing
Craft Comedy Night: "Best of the East Bay" | Oakland

Check out one of Oakland’s hottest free standup shows. Craft Comedy features some of the best comedians in The Bay as well as touring guests from Comedy Central, Vice, Sketchfest, Conan, Netflix and more. All in a cool and intimate space. It’s always an exciting ...Monthly

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, March 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...Monthly

Sunday, March 8

Daylight Savings Time 2020: “Spring Forward” One Hour | Don’t Forget
Sunday, March 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Daylight Savings Time 2020: "Spring Forward" One Hour | Don't Forget
We wouldn’t want you late for any events on Sunday, so this is a friendly Funcheap reminder that the clocks spring forward one hour on early Sunday morning on March 8, 2020 at 2 am. So you’ll lose an hour of sleep, but then it’s going ...

Monday, March 9

“Supermoon” Night Over San Francisco | Full Worm Moon
Monday, March 9 – 5:48 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"Supermoon" Night Over San Francisco | Full Worm Moon
On March 9th, the Moon will be located on the opposite side of the Earth as the Sun and its face will be will be fully illuminated. This phase occurs at 10:47 am pst.* This full moon was known by early Native American tribes as the ...

Tuesday, March 10

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden
Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,500 different kinds ...Monthly

“Hills for Tacos” Run Hill Repeats & Get Free Tacos & Beer | SF
Tuesday, March 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No RSVP required - just show up at the shop ready to run.
| A Runner's Mind San Francisco
"Hills for Tacos" Run Hill Repeats & Get Free Tacos & Beer | SF

Tacos and beer on Tuesdays, all you have to do is pay in sweat. Join at A Runner’s Mind SF on the second Tuesday of every month for the regular hill repeat workout followed by tacos from The Taco Shop at Underdog’s and beer back ...Monthly

Wednesday, March 11

Shaping SF’s “Hidden San Francisco” Book Release & Birthday | Mission District
Wednesday, March 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF's "Hidden San Francisco" Book Release & Birthday | Mission District
Join Shaping San Francisco’s Chris Carlsson on his 63rd birthday as he presents his new book, Hidden San Francisco: A Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories. After a quarter century of curating the digital archive at Ffoundsf.org, and conducting bike and walking tours, ...

Thursday, March 12

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF

The Asian Art Museum is back for 2020 beginning January 23rd through September 24th. The museum will be open until 9 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, lively ...Every Thursday

Exploratorium After Dark: Fungi | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Fungi | Pier 15
There’s a fungus among us; in fact; they’re everywhere. Discover how the kingdom of (non-plant, but plant-like) fungi—which includes mushrooms, yeasts, and molds—plays a vital role not only in our ecosystem, but as a source of food and of the promising therapeutic benefits of psilocybin. ...
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, March 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie 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. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out ...Monthly

Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, March 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre
Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 6:30 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by actors and film makers. Bring some cash for popcorn and enjoy the show. ...Monthly

Friday, March 13

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Portola & Potrero Hill
Friday, March 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Portola & Potrero Hill

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

“Art of the African Diaspora” Exhibition & Closing Party | Richmond
Friday, March 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Richmond Art Center
"Art of the African Diaspora" Exhibition & Closing Party | Richmond

Art of the African Diaspora is the longest running event of its kind in the Bay Area. This year it brings together over 150 artists of African descent, showcasing their work at the Richmond Art Center, as well as in open studios and satellite exhibitions ...

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, March 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in the world. The walk is hosted by the Labyrinth Guild. Always check the Labyrinth website for ...Monthly

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019
Friday, March 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose
San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services invites you to the first San José Neighbor Nights. The event will take place every second Friday of the month at community centers throughout the entire city of San José. SJ Neighbor Nights ...Monthly

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, March 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the second Friday of the month with upwards of 400 riders usually meeting at an East ...Monthly

Saturday, March 14

Pacifica Runners St. Patrick’s Day: 5K & Bella’s Kids Dash | Peninsula
Pacifica Runners St. Patrick's Day: 5K & Bella's Kids Dash | Peninsula
Come run the beautiful Pacifica Coast. Our St. Patrick’s Day 5K race is open to runners and walkers. We will have some great raffle prizes. Don’t worry about hills. The elevation is relatively flat. There’s also a Kid Dash for aspiring little runners. Have fun ...