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Monday, November 30

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

Free Virtual Starline Comedy | Oakland
Monday, November 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Virtual Starline Comedy | Oakland

In response to the current health crisis, the “Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food ‘ will be presented virtually until further notice. Comedians Irene Tu and Andrew Orolfo bring you the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to Starline Social Club’s intimate ...Every Monday

Tuesday, December 1

“Legion of Honor” Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)
"Legion of Honor" Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)

After a 6-month closure, the Legion of Honor resumes their “Free First Tuesdays” program on November 3, 2020. Timed tickets are required and capacity is limited. The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts ...Monthly

de Young Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)
de Young Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)

COVID-19 Update – Free First Tuesdays are back as of October 6, 2020. Timed tickets will be required. Reserve in advance online, or limited number of tickets may be available the membership desk the day of. Review updated social-distancing rules Things may change – Check ...Monthly

SF’s “Conservatory of Flowers” Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)
SF's "Conservatory of Flowers" Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)

COVID UPDATE – The Conservatory of Flowers will reopen to visitors beginning Thursday, October 1 with modifications in place to ensure public safety and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the ...Monthly

GLBT History Museum: Free First Tuesdays | Castro
Tuesday, December 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets must be reserved online in advance
| GLBT Historical Society Museum
GLBT History Museum: Free First Tuesdays | Castro

Located in SF’s Castro District, the GLBT Historical Society Museum is the first full-scale, stand-alone museum of its kind in the United States. The museum celebrates 100 years of the city’s vast queer past through dynamic exhibitions and programming. Normally admission is $10, but on ...Monthly

$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, December 1 – 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, December 2

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

Bay Area Discovery Museum: Free Admission Day
Bay Area Discovery Museum: Free Admission Day

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor children’s museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. COVID-19 Update – As of 10/12/20 the museum is open. Outdoor spaces are open to members and the general public. Indoor spaces are reopening in phases. ...

The Premise “Virtual Comedy Show”
Wednesday, December 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Laundry
The Premise "Virtual Comedy Show"

Every joke starts with a premise and every Wednesday Comedians Jeff Dean, James Mwaura and Andrew Orolfo bring together the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to turn these premises into hilarious bits. In the age of the Coronavirus Quarentine, The Premise will be ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, December 3

City Lights Live Virtual Book Series w/ Derek McCormack & Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
City Lights Live Virtual Book Series w/ Derek McCormack & Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
Derek McCormack and Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, a Semiotexte Books Double Bill with two razor-sharp writers of fiction. A dark satire about an amusement park more deranged than anything Disney could imagine. And The Freezer Door – by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, a meditation on the trauma ...

Friday, December 4

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

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 Zoom link ...Every Friday

Saturday, December 5

SF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru Dec. 27)
Saturday, December 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Chinatown (Grant & California)
SF Chinatown "Walkway Weekends" Saturdays & Sundays (Thru Dec. 27)

The event San Francisco Chinatown’s iconic Grant Avenue will be closed off to traffic and cars for a pleasant open walkway under vibrant red lanterns every weekend from July through December. Enjoy a historic street stroll, outdoor dining, and an Asian shopping experience. Update: Originally ...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

Spontaneous Storytelling Online
Saturday, December 5 – 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 ...Monthly

Sunday, December 6

Patchwork Show: Modern Makers Market
Sunday, December 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Family Friendly, Covid Compliant
| Sonoma County Fairgrounds
Patchwork Show: Modern Makers Market
Discover 100+ local makers in the heart of Northern California wine country at the Santa Rosa Patchwork Show held at The Sonoma County Fairgrounds. This indoor show features ample parking and has local DJs and several DIY craft stations and activities. Event and parking maps as ...

Monday, December 7

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

Free Virtual Starline Comedy | Oakland
Monday, December 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Virtual Starline Comedy | Oakland

In response to the current health crisis, the “Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food ‘ will be presented virtually until further notice. Comedians Irene Tu and Andrew Orolfo bring you the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to Starline Social Club’s intimate ...Every Monday

Wednesday, December 9

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

The Premise “Virtual Comedy Show”
Wednesday, December 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Laundry
The Premise "Virtual Comedy Show"

Every joke starts with a premise and every Wednesday Comedians Jeff Dean, James Mwaura and Andrew Orolfo bring together the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to turn these premises into hilarious bits. In the age of the Coronavirus Quarentine, The Premise will be ...Every Wednesday

Friday, December 11

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

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 Zoom link ...Every Friday

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, December 11 – 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

2nd Friday Virtual Art Talks
Friday, December 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
2nd Friday Virtual Art Talks

With the world facing so many challenges, artists are deeply impacted. With no exhibitions, shows to perform at, or an audience to visit their studios, the economic and social impact is immeasurable. 2nd Friday Virtual Art Talks Every 2nd Friday | 7:30 -8:30 pm PST ...Monthly

Saturday, December 12

Makers Market Mill Valley Lumber Yard | Open-Air Marketplace
Saturday, December 12 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mill Valley Lumber Yard
Makers Market Mill Valley Lumber Yard | Open-Air Marketplace
Come on out y’all! Breathe in the majestic redwoods with Marin’s most stunning view of Mt. Tam in the beautiful Mill Valley Lumber Yard… all while shopping small from your local community! > Saturday, December 12th > 10am-6pm > Mill Valley Lumberyard WHAT: Local Makers & Artists! > Outdoor, Open-Air > ...

Sunday, December 13

How to Laugh at a Time Like This w/ Myq Kaplan
Sunday, December 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 GA
| RushTix
How to Laugh at a Time Like This w/ Myq Kaplan
COMEDY SHOW + POST SHOW MYQ&A $15 GENERAL ADMISSION ABOUT MYQ Myq Kaplan is a comedian named Mike Kaplan. He has been seen on the Tonight Show, Conan, The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Seth Meyers, in his own half-hour Comedy Central Presents special, and in ...
2020 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky
Sunday, December 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2020 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky

The Geminid meteor shower – always a highlight of the meteor year – will peak from mid-evening December 13 until dawn December 14, with absolutely no moonlight to ruin the show. On a dark night, you can often catch 50 or more meteors per hour. ...

Monday, December 14

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

Monday, December 21

Ursids: Winter Solstice Meteor Shower | The Last Shooting Stars of 2020
Monday, December 21 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Ursids: Winter Solstice Meteor Shower | The Last Shooting Stars of 2020
The annual Ursid meteor shower always peaks near the time of the December winter solstice. The low-key Ursid meteor shower is active each year around December 17 to 26. It typically peaks around the December solstice, which, in 2020, comes on December 22, before dawn, depending ...

Tuesday, January 5

de Young Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)
de Young Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)

COVID-19 Update – Free First Tuesdays are back as of October 6, 2020. Timed tickets will be required. Reserve in advance online, or limited number of tickets may be available the membership desk the day of. Review updated social-distancing rules Things may change – Check ...Monthly

SF’s “Conservatory of Flowers” Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)
SF's "Conservatory of Flowers" Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)

COVID UPDATE – The Conservatory of Flowers will reopen to visitors beginning Thursday, October 1 with modifications in place to ensure public safety and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the ...Monthly