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Monday, August 17

The Marsh’s Zoom Storytelling Night: 4 Performers Every Monday
The Marsh's Zoom Storytelling Night: 4 Performers 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

SF City Hall Lights Up Red and White for National Day of Indonesia
Monday, August 17 – 8:27 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
SF City Hall Lights Up Red and White for National Day of Indonesia
San Francisco’s City Hall and its 220+ state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures will illuminate in red and white to celebrate National Day of Indonesia City Hall Lighting Schedule August 17, 2020 – National Day of India The schedule is always tentative for the holiday lighting and subject to change when there are special events ...

Tuesday, August 18

“Defund SFPD Now” Direct Action & Protest
Tuesday, August 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location
"Defund SFPD Now" Direct Action & Protest
The Mayor released a budget that is a 2.6% cut from SFPD this year and an INCREASE for SFPD the following year. Despite hours of public comment, voicemails, and emails, even the most progressive Supervisors (except one) are not willing to commit to cutting even ...
$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, August 18 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.50*
*$5.50 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $1.75
| Solano 2 Drive In
$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose

One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun, The West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord, have reopened for nightly film screenings this week, but with new rules in place to ensure minimal contact. Thanks to Alt105 for letting us know. ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, August 19

Free Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at GG Park
Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

The Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park officially re-opened its doors to the public Wednesday, July 22 with modifications to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today. Formerly open seven days a week, the Japanese Tea Garden ...Every Wednesday

Super Duper Gives Back: Free Meals to First Responders
Wednesday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*First Responders can show their government-issued identification for a free combo meal.
| Super Duper (Participating Locations)
Super Duper Gives Back: Free Meals to First Responders

Super Duper Burgers have partnered with the National First Responders Fund to launch “Super Duper Gives Back”, a campaign offering First Responders free meals every 3rd Wednesday. Beginning in June and the campaign will last till August. First Responders can show their government-issued identification for ...

Virtual Happy Hour “Co-Exist Cocktails”
Wednesday, August 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Can. Suggested Donation $5-$10
Virtual Happy Hour "Co-Exist Cocktails"

Feeling lonely? Want to just hang out and talk about things? Bring your own beverage, whether it’s a gin and tonic or a ginger ale, and talk about art and life and the world, whatever you’re missing from the lack of human contact. This time ...

Thursday, August 20

Happy 51st Birthday SF Exploratorium
Thursday, August 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Happy 51st  Birthday SF Exploratorium
Happy Birthday to The Exploratorium! The museum of science, technology, and arts in San Francisco was founded by physicist and educator Frank Oppenheimer and opened on August 20, 1969, at the Palace of Fine Arts. It’s characterized as “a mad scientist’s penny arcade, a scientific funhouse, ...
Online Storytelling With the Dragon
Thursday, August 20 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Can, Suggested donation of $5-10
Online Storytelling With the Dragon

Dragon’s Co-Artistic Director Alika and her friend, Mr. Reginald T. Hedgehog read from faerie tales and folklore from Aesop to Anansi as well as contemporary books that help us understand what’s happening in the world around us. Free event on Dragon’s Facebook Live Stream (https://www.facebook.com/DragonProductions/live) ...Every Thursday

SF Neon Chinatown Virtual Tour: Part Two
Thursday, August 20 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 suggested donation
SF Neon Chinatown Virtual Tour: Part Two
There is a wealth of vintage neon signs and history in the streets and alleys of Chinatown, particularly on Grant Avenue. This tour features some of the oldest signs in the city, highlighting the history of neon signs and stories of Chinatown businesses whose signs ...
The Underground: Virtual Comedy Show
Thursday, August 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated, pay what you can.
The Underground: Virtual Comedy Show

Comedy Underground goes virtual! Enjoy some of the best comics from around the world from the safety and comfort of your own home on Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed to you as soon as you register for the event. The show is donation ...Every Thursday

Funcheap’s Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night w/ Chris Riggins
Funcheap's Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night w/ Chris Riggins

Get ready for Funcheap’s live interactive virtual comedy show on Zoom from Copper Spoon in Oakland hosted by Chris Riggins. Tune in, get some LIVE laughs and kill an hour with us instead of Netflix. This is part stand-up comedy show and part interactive comedy ...Every Thursday

Friday, August 21

Actor Online Lunchtime Workout
Friday, August 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pay what you can, suggested donation of $5-10
Actor Online Lunchtime Workout

Join the lunchtime workout of your acting muscles!  This is open to actors and non-actors alike as a way to take a break mid-day to get a little time paying attention to your mind, body and voice as you follow along. Actor Online Lunchtime Workout ...Every Friday

Sublime With Rome Drive-In Concerts Aug 21 and 22
Friday, August 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $300*
*$300 GA and $400 VIP, must be 21+
| Alameda County Fairgrounds
Sublime With Rome Drive-In Concerts Aug 21 and 22
Thanks to ALT 1053,  for letting us know about the upcoming Sublime With Rome Drive-In Concerts. An evening of  socially-distanced live music featuring the legendary Sublime With Rome at the Alameda County Fairgrounds  >Buy Tickets: $300 GA and $400 VIP (21+) This is a safety-first event. All County ...
San Francisco’s Drag Queen “Meals on Heels” Show
Friday, August 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*Entree starts at $20 and packages starts at $95
| Oasis
San Francisco's Drag Queen "Meals on Heels" Show

Think dinner during shelter-in-place is a drag? Now it can be! Thanks to ABC7 for letting us know that San Francisco’s Oasis is rocking out in high heels on Friday nights for “Meals on Heels.” night you can get a meal and drinks ...Every Friday

Outdoor Alameda Porch Music: Social Distancing Concert
Friday, August 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Outdoor Alameda Porch Music: Social Distancing Concert

We love what locals are doing in Alameda. Please be advised. We are letting you know about a hyper-local neighborhood community event. If you do not live within walking distance of the event, please do not attend. If you love it too, consider starting this ...Every Friday

“Crazy Funny Asians” Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco
"Crazy Funny Asians" Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco

Now Online! Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase! Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Join Us – RSVP on Eventbrite and we’ll send you the secret ...Every Friday

Saturday, August 22

Spontaneous Storytelling Online
Saturday, August 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay as you can, suggested donation $5 to $20
Spontaneous Storytelling Online

We’ve converted our hilarious monthly open-mic storytelling show into an online event. Put your name in the virtual “hat” for a chance to tell a true story from your life, 5 minutes or less. For the past 5 years, Spontaneous Storytelling has been one of ...Every Saturday

The Stud’s “Drag Alive Online” Every Saturday
The Stud's "Drag Alive Online" Every Saturday

Thanks to SFist for letting us know that The Stud and Oasis are going virtual with their  Drag Shows Online. Not even the global pandemic can stop the Queens! Enjoy a weekly dose of virtual humor, flashy, queer and everything drag with The Stud and Oasis Online Drag Show. The ...Every Saturday

San Mateo’s Saturday Night Drive-In Movie Nights
San Mateo's Saturday Night Drive-In Movie Nights

Now through the end of October – Par 3 at Poplar Creek offers Saturday Drive In & Dine Out Movie Nights – a nostalgic, fun and safe way to enjoy time with family and friends. Premiering in the beautiful outdoor setting at Poplar Creek in ...Every Saturday

“Black Laughs Matter” Virtual Comedy Show
Saturday, August 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated. Any amount helps
"Black Laughs Matter" Virtual Comedy Show

The live comedy scene has been devastated by the closure of all of the comedy clubs, so if you’d like to support black comics, join us for a special “Black Laughs Matter” online comedy show live from San Francisco. Join Us – RSVP on Eventbrite ...Every Saturday

Sunday, August 23

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Sunday, August 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)
Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile

Come eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile, a festive open-air, year-round weekly market featuring local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, merchants, makers, artists and organizations on a closed-to-traffic 37th Avenue between Ortega and Pacheco. Outer Sunset ...Every Sunday

George Floyd Ocean Beach Memorial Stroll at Sunset
Sunday, August 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Vicente St.)
George Floyd Ocean Beach Memorial Stroll at Sunset

Come gather every week at sunset at the George Floyd Ocean Beach Memorial, located where Vicente reaches the sand on the concrete walkway at Ocean Beach in the Outer Sunset just north of the San Francisco Zoo. Social distance, mouth coverings, peaceful. It planned for ...Every Sunday

Monday, August 24

The Marsh’s Zoom Storytelling Night: 4 Performers Every Monday
The Marsh's Zoom Storytelling Night: 4 Performers 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

Tuesday, August 25

$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, August 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.50*
*$5.50 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $1.75
| Solano 2 Drive In
$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose

One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun, The West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord, have reopened for nightly film screenings this week, but with new rules in place to ensure minimal contact. Thanks to Alt105 for letting us know. ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, August 26

Free Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at GG Park
Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

The Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park officially re-opened its doors to the public Wednesday, July 22 with modifications to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today. Formerly open seven days a week, the Japanese Tea Garden ...Every Wednesday

SF City Hall Lights Up Purple & Gold for the 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment
Wednesday, August 26 – 8:27 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
SF City Hall Lights Up Purple & Gold for the 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment
San Francisco’s City Hall and its 220+ state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures will illuminate in purple & gold to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment. City Hall Lighting Schedule August 26, 2020 – 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment The schedule is always tentative for the holiday lighting and subject to change when there ...

Thursday, August 27

Online Storytelling With the Dragon
Thursday, August 27 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Can, Suggested donation of $5-10
Online Storytelling With the Dragon

Dragon’s Co-Artistic Director Alika and her friend, Mr. Reginald T. Hedgehog read from faerie tales and folklore from Aesop to Anansi as well as contemporary books that help us understand what’s happening in the world around us. Free event on Dragon’s Facebook Live Stream (https://www.facebook.com/DragonProductions/live) ...Every Thursday

Japan Day: Online Festival of Music & Art
Thursday, August 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required
Japan Day: Online Festival of Music & Art
Celebrate the cultural heritage of San Francisco’s Japantown with this live streaming festival of music and arts. Performers include Shoko Hikage and friends on the koto; Sanjuro Toyoaki, the National Gintenkai Project, Tsukasa Taiko, and GenRyu Arts of San Francisco presenting ozashiki shamisen; and a prerecorded koto performance ...
Funcheap’s Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night w/ Chris Riggins
Funcheap's Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night w/ Chris Riggins

Get ready for Funcheap’s live interactive virtual comedy show on Zoom from Copper Spoon in Oakland hosted by Chris Riggins. Tune in, get some LIVE laughs and kill an hour with us instead of Netflix. This is part stand-up comedy show and part interactive comedy ...Every Thursday