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Friday, April 12

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, April 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered ...Every Friday

“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio
Friday, April 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
| El Rio
"Millennials Ruin Everything": Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio

Millennials Ruin Everything is a monthly comedy showcase every 2nd Friday from 6-8 pm in the back room at El Rio. Each month, co-hosts Irene Tu and Dominique Gelin explore a new theme with guest comedians about why millennials suck/rock. Part comedy showcase, part interviews, ...Monthly

2nd Fridays Clockwork Comedy Show | Milk Bar
Friday, April 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
2nd Fridays Clockwork Comedy Show | Milk Bar

Join every second Friday of every month at Milk Bar for A Clockwork Comedy Show. Enjoy your favorite comics from all over the Bay Area for an evening of fun, laughs, and alcohol. Comics that perform with Clockwork have appeared at Cobb’s, Punchline, SF Sketchfest, ...Monthly

Free SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | AT&T Park
Friday, April 12 – 10:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks from outside the stadium
| AT&T Park
Free SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | AT&T Park
There’s no need to pay to get into AT&T Park just to see the fireworks. As soon as the San Francisco Giants hopefully defeat the Colorado Rockies in AT&T Park on Friday, April 12, 2019 (game ends approx. 10:15 pm), enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over ...

Saturday, April 13

Presidio 3-Mile Guided Free Art Hike | SF
Saturday, April 13 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Presidio 3-Mile Guided Free Art Hike | SF
This guided hike visits the park’s four installations by the world-renowned artist: Spire (2008), Wood Line (2010), Tree Fall (2013), and Earth Wall (2014). The three-mile hike is moderate with a few uphill stretches and surfaces that include sand and rocky areas. Rain or shine. Registration ...
1-Mile Slippery Blue Rocks Nature Walk | The Presidio
Saturday, April 13 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*This one-mile walk includes stairs, some uneven terrain, and a mild slope.
| Presidio Golf Course
1-Mile Slippery Blue Rocks Nature Walk | The Presidio
Learn about the quirks of serpentine soil, and how local plants have risen to the challenges of this strange blue rock. If lucky, the walk will coincide with a beautiful Tidy Tips bloom on the serpentine. Will also explore different nearby soil types, and discuss ...
2019 Cesar E. Chavez Day Parade & Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mission District
2019 Cesar E. Chavez Day Parade & Festival | Mission Dist.

The Annual Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade & Festival in San Francisco has become a significant event in the Mission drawing a diverse crowd of participants and attendees from different demographics and cultures. This is the largest event honoring Cesar Chavez in Northern California. Honoring the ...

2019 Cherry Blossom Festival: Saturday | Japantown
Saturday, April 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2019 Cherry Blossom Festival: Saturday | Japantown

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, said to be the second largest festival outside of Washington, D.C., celebrates the blooming of cherry blossoms at one of three remaining Japantowns in the United States. All are welcome to join in the festivities as San Francisco’s Japantown celebrates Japanese ...

2019 Renegade Spring Craft Fair Market | Fort Mason
Saturday, April 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason (Festival Pavilion)
2019 Renegade Spring Craft Fair Market | Fort Mason

Renegade Craft Fair returns to San Francisco for a festive weekend of contemporary handmade featuring the country’s foremost voices in craft and design. 2019 Renegade Craft San Francisco Saturday & Sunday | 11 am – April 13-14, 2019 – July 13-14, 2019 – November 16-17, ...

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, April 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm
Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF

  Come join a volunteer work party at The School Farm every second Saturday from noon to 4 pm to lend a hand and learn about farm work. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, even for moral support and comic relief. They will provide ...Monthly

Community Day at the Park | SF
Saturday, April 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fillmore Mini Park
Community Day at the Park | SF

Join the monthly community event with resource tables, games, art activities, music, and food. Bring your family and friends for fun day event every second Saturday. Community Day at the Park Every 2nd Saturday | Noon to 4 pm Fillmore & Turk Mini Park, Fillmore ...Monthly

“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF
Saturday, April 13 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
| Monument
"Sketchboard": Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF

Join in at the Monument (140 9th St), for figure drawing accompanied by live musicians. Everyone is welcome, we are a mix of seasoned artists, students, and first timers. Poses range from 2, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 minutes. There will be easels provided and ...Monthly

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, April 13 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, EXIT Theatre invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join in for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 minutes to generate original monologues based ...Monthly

Sunday, April 14

2019 Cherry Blossom Festival: Sunday | Japantown
Sunday, April 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2019 Cherry Blossom Festival: Sunday | Japantown

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, said to be the second largest festival outside of Washington, D.C., celebrates the blooming of cherry blossoms at one of three remaining Japantowns in the United States. All are welcome to join in the festivities as San Francisco’s Japantown celebrates Japanese ...

2019 Renegade Spring Craft Fair Market | Fort Mason
Sunday, April 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason (Festival Pavilion)
2019 Renegade Spring Craft Fair Market | Fort Mason

Renegade Craft Fair returns to San Francisco for a festive weekend of contemporary handmade featuring the country’s foremost voices in craft and design. 2019 Renegade Craft San Francisco Saturday & Sunday | 11 am – April 13-14, 2019 – July 13-14, 2019 – November 16-17, ...

City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Sunday, April 14 – 7:00 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 ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, April 14 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...Every Sunday

Monday, April 15

Tour of Diego Rivera’s 1st US Mural | Union Square
Monday, April 15 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
| Secret Location (SF)
Tour of Diego Rivera's 1st US Mural | Union Square

The mural “Allegory of California” graces the stairwell of the City Club (formerly the Pacific Stock Exchange Club). Normally closed the public, this is an opportunity to see the first mural painted in the US by the great Mexican artist Diego Rivera. Free, but an ...Monthly

Haight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar
Monday, April 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Haight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar

Come in for a night of fun with free pizza, trivia, board games, video games, and stand up comedy in the historic Haight Ashbury. Starting at 7 pm, enjoy free pizza from Escape From New York and play video games spanning from Xbox 360, PS3, ...Monthly

“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF
Monday, April 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
"Resistance is Fertile" Free Comedy Night | SF

A show of queens, queers, and 1 token peen. Nicole Calasich, Shelbi Evans, and Brooke Heinichen bring you Resistance is Fertile featuring a majority female lineup of the Bay Area’s rising stars in comedy to discuss the joys of being a woman in a batshit ...Monthly

“Classical Revolution” Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.
Monday, April 15 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $5-20 donation is welcome to support the musicians.
| The Revolution Cafe
"Classical Revolution" Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.

“Classical Revolution” is a bi-monthly chamber music night at the Mission District’s Revolution Cafe. They feature different local and visiting musicians in a unique Chamber Jam format, where musicians get a chance to perform in a casual environment and audiences get to hear chamber music in a ...Monthly

Tuesday, April 16

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, April 16 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest thing you got at Safeway) and get a free ice cold can of PBR ...Monthly

Jazz Search West 2019: Semi-Finals | Berkeley
Tuesday, April 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $16*
*$16 advance, $18 at the door.
| Freight & Salvage
Jazz Search West 2019: Semi-Finals | Berkeley

Jazz Search West 2019, the Bay Area’s Jazz talent search for adults and teens 15 and up, will offer four competitions, a Semi-Final and Grand Finale at Jazz venues in San Francisco and Oakland during March and April. Come experience Jazz Search West 2019 during which 16 ...

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, April 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Milk Bar
Milkin' It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight

Every second, third, and fourth Tuesday night of the month, the Milk Bar hosts Milkin’ It, a free night of comedy featuring local and national comics hosted by comedian Andrew Holmgren. There’s never a cover nor any drink minimums. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy starting at 8 ...Monthly

Wednesday, April 17

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, April 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Biblio Bistro" Farmers' Market Cooking School | UN Plaza

Wondering how to prepare the beautiful produce that our local farmers are growing and selling at the Farmers Market? Come check out a live demonstration of how to sauté a featured vegetable at the Heart of the City Farmers Market with Biblio Bistro, the Library’s mobile ...Monthly

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, April 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop

What happens when geeks take over a rock club for an evening of drinking and presentations? Find out at Nerd Nite, a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple ...Monthly

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Wednesday, April 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Randall Museum
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Randall Museum Theater on the third Wednesday of every month, ...Monthly

Thursday, April 18

Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...Monthly

2019 Poems Under The Dome | SF City Hall
Thursday, April 18 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
2019 Poems Under The Dome | SF City Hall
The 14th Annual Poems Under the Dome invites you to celebrate National Poetry Month at San Francisco’s largest open mic poetry event inside City Hall from 5:30-8 pm on Thursday, April 18, 2019. 2019 Poems Under The Dome Thursday, April 18, 2019 – 5:30 pm to 8 pm San Francisco ...
MAKE: Design15 Launch Party w/ Ceramic & Self Portrait Making | SF
Thursday, April 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*Free with admission.
| Museum of Craft and Design
MAKE: Design15 Launch Party w/ Ceramic & Self Portrait Making | SF

On the third Thursday of each month, collaborate with artists and makers, explore unique themes and re-think materials through creative design projects. MAKE: Design15 Launch Party January 17, 2019 | 6 pm – 9:30 pm Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 3rd St, SF FREE ...Monthly