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Tuesday, September 3

First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum
Tuesday, September 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum

The Cartoon Art Museum has returned and so has their Pay What You Wish Days. Pay What You Wish Days create affordable experiences for all to ignite imaginations and foster the next generation of visual storytellers by celebrating the history of cartoon art, its role in ...Monthly

“People in Plazas” Free Surf Music Outdoor Concert | SF
Tuesday, September 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rincon Center Courtyard
"People in Plazas" Free Surf Music Outdoor Concert | SF

This free annual outdoor music festival puts on over 130 free lunchtime concerts featuring an array of different styles from July to October in over 15 different public plazas near Market Street. “People in Plazas” 2019 Market Street Music Festival July 9 to October 30, 2019 | ...

TALL: Tenderloin Art Lending Library | SF
Tuesday, September 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 80 Turk
TALL: Tenderloin Art Lending Library | SF

T.A.L.L. the Tenderloin Art Lending Library loans framed, original artwork, much of it by Tenderloin artists, for free to lower income residents. Take a work home for one month, bring it back and borrow another piece for one month. Just like the public library TALL: ...Monthly

RSVPs Open Today for “Live at Lagunitas” Free Folkin’ Friends Concert | Petaluma
Tuesday, September 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
RSVPs Open Today for "Live at Lagunitas" Free Folkin' Friends Concert | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

Live at Lagunitas: Man Man | Petaluma
Tuesday, September 3 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Man Man | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

2 for 1 Margaritas “Taco Tuesday” | SF
Tuesday, September 3 – 5:30 pm | Cost: 2-for-1*
*Get 2 for 1 Margaritas on Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 10pm. And tip like a rockstar.
| Francisca's Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar
2 for 1 Margaritas "Taco Tuesday" | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special “Taco Tuesday” promotion with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit margaritas and discounted taco platters ($4 off). Not your ordinary tacos, these are gourmet-inspired Venezuelan recipes.  Plus a new fresh ...Every Tuesday

The Detour Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday
Tuesday, September 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free play arcade games with 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

Win Tix: Dreamy Indie Folk Rock: Slaughter Beach, Dog | Bottom of the Hill
Tuesday, September 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Bottom of the Hill
Across the previous Slaughter Beach, Dog albums, Jake Ewald has crafted a specific sound. It’s one that incorporates pop music, indie-rock, folk, and just the faintest dash of punk in order to create something that’s accessible but still artistically rich. > Get Tickets – $15 Adv ...

Wednesday, September 4

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, September 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Enjoy free admission to the UC Botanical Garden on the first Wednesday of every month month from 9 am to 5 pm year round. Established in 1890, the Garden, which is open to the public year round, has over 13,000 different kinds of plants from ...Monthly

Bey Day: Beyonce’s B-day Celebration w/ Lemonade Spritzes | SF
Wednesday, September 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to enter, drink specials
| Wine Down
Bey Day: Beyonce's B-day Celebration w/ Lemonade Spritzes | SF
Join us as we celebrate the great Queen Bey’s birthday with Lemonade Spritzs, all the jams, and of course, some dancing. While we’re at it, we’re also making it #BEYGOOD fundraiser.
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

Free Rooftop Delta Blues Concert at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, September 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Delta Blues Concert at Salesforce Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s newly-reopened 5.4 acre park on top of the Transit Center hosts a ton of free events every week highlighted by free weekly after-work outdoor rooftop concerts curated by People in Plazas. So close your laptop and open your soul with after-work jams ...Every Wednesday

5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF
5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special 5-Course Tasting Menu with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit tropical drinks on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Read the awesome review of this $39 tasting menu in the Chronicle. Francesca’s has ...Every Wednesday

2019 Music in the Park Kick Off: “The KTO Project” | Albany
Wednesday, September 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Albany)
2019 Music in the Park Kick Off: "The KTO Project" | Albany

Bring a picnic & a blanket with the whole family and friends. It’s Music in the Park time again. The 2019 concert series will be the 16th season of providing free concerts every Wednesday night in September. The concerts have been funded by the local ...

First Wednesdays Free Beer Shuttle | SF
Wednesday, September 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Shuttle is Free.
| Triple Voodoo Brewery
First Wednesdays Free Beer Shuttle | SF

Free hop on/hop off brewery shuttle. Start at any of the eight participating breweries, then hop on any one of three vans running approximately every 30 minutes.  First Wednesdays Free Beer Shuttle Every 1st Wednesday | 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm Speakeasy Brewery, 1195 Evans ...Monthly

Oakland A’s $1 Game vs. Los Angeles Angels | 2019
Wednesday, September 4 – 7:07 pm | Cost: $1*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's $1 Game vs. Los Angeles Angels | 2019

Make an impact in the community during every Wednesday A’s home game with Community Impact Wednesdays in section 322. Pick your price and all tickets proceeds benefit the Oakland A’s charitable arm, which takes an innovative and dynamic approach to support education, promote youth sports, ...

Free Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday
Wednesday, September 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Executive Order Bar & Lounge
Free Comedy Night at SF's Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday

Come laugh at one of SF’s newest cocktail lounges, Executive Order, every Wednesday night at 8pm. HellaFunny Comedy Night will feature six of San Francisco’s best local comics. Comedians on this showcase have been featured on Comedy Central, MTV, ABC, NBC, SF Sketchfest and Clusterfest. ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, September 5

Win Tix: TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise | YBCA
Thursday, September 5 – 7:30 am | Cost: WIN*
*$75 Students / Non-students can get 30% off their tickets with this exclusive link https://tcrn.ch/32qA6L5
| Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
TC Sessions: Enterprise will take on the big challenges and promise facing enterprise companies today. TechCrunch’s editors will bring to the stage founders and leaders from established and emerging companies to address rising questions like the promised revolution from machine learning and AI, intelligent marketing ...
SF Zoo Free Day: South Bay Residents | San Mateo & Santa Clara Counties
Thursday, September 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Visitors must bring a valid I.D.; each adult must provide proof of residency.
| San Francisco Zoo
SF Zoo Free Day: South Bay Residents | San Mateo & Santa Clara Counties

In celebration of its 90th anniversary this year, San Francisco Zoo & Gardens is opening its doors Thursdays in September to Bay Area communities with extended hours, special activities and free admission. The event is SF Zoo’s way of being a “good neighbor” and thanking ...

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, September 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...Monthly

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, September 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
"Presidio Twilight" Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF

Presidio Twilight is back for its sixth season, and it’s better than ever. This year, San Francisco’s largest campfire features a delicious selection of international cuisine from a stellar lineup of local vendors from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to September. New for 2019 are ...Every Thursday

Win Tix: $30 Food Token at Presidio Twilight | SF
Thursday, September 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Presidio Main Post Lawn
San Francisco’s favorite Thursday night community campfire is back for its sixth season. Presidio Twilight takes place every Thursday, 5 to 9 pm, and features fire-pits, a rotating line-up of international mobile food vendors, a full-service bar serving wine, beer, and cocktails and live DJs. New this ...
5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF
5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special 5-Course Tasting Menu with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit tropical drinks on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Read the awesome review of this $39 tasting menu in the Chronicle. Francesca’s has ...Every Thursday

“Amplify 2019” Spirit Soiree: Hors d’oeuvres & Fund Raising | SF
"Amplify 2019" Spirit Soiree: Hors d'oeuvres & Fund Raising | SF
The CHEER For Life Foundation and CHEER San Francisco invite you to AMPLIFY! – our Annual Spirit Soirée – on Thursday, September 5th at The Academy in the heart of the Castro. AMPLIFY! is an evening to toast to the impact made by our many volunteers, supporters, and beneficiaries over the past year — and to ...
Fermented NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Fermented NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Tonight we’re breaking down the science of fermentation, showing you the chemical magic behind cider to kimchi and everything in-between.
Oakland’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Mary Poppins Returns” | Jack London Square
Thursday, September 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Oakland's Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Mary Poppins Returns" | Jack London Square

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of Hollywood blockbuster favorites every other Thursday evening on the Jack London Square Ferry Lawn. The movie will begin at sundown. Arrive early for pre-film festivities, good eats, and to save your spot. 2019 ...

Exploratorium After Dark: Remix | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Remix | Pier 15
Transforming, re-imagining, re-assembling, re-thinking, changing, combining: they’re all part of the art of the remix. Access your inner DJ, play around with mixing up all kinds of art, experience music that’s been rearranged, and discover remixed advances in science at After Dark: Remix.
San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Mill Valley
Thursday, September 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Mill Valley Community Center
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Treasure Island" | Mill Valley

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island” The Musical – A Toxic Tale of Corporate Corsairs, Swashbuckling Swindlers, and Big Buck Buccaneers ...

City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Thursday, September 5 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Presidio Parade Grounds
City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Free Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley
Thursday, September 5 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Campbell Hall (UC Berkeley)
Free Rooftop Stargazing Party "Astro Night" | UC Berkeley

Astro Night is UC Berkeley’s free stargazing and lecture event open to the public. Held typically on the first Thursday of the month (during select months, as weather permits), members of the public are invited to take part in guided stargazings using our fleet of telescopes, including ...