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First Look: "Dear San Francisco" Circus at SF's Historic Club FugaziFirst Look: “Dear San Francisco” Circus at SF’s Historic Club Fugazi
By - posted 9/24/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Brand New, Reopening, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

Here’s your first look at the brand-new production from Dear San Francisco: A High-Flying Love Story, the ew theatrical experience debuting at San Francisco’s historic Club Fugazi. Specially-priced preview performance tickets (September 22–October 10) are available for $25–$39. Out of the fog of 2020, Dear San Francisco: A High-Flying Love Story emerges more...

Free Tickets to California Academy of Sciences w/ VaccinationFree Tickets to California Academy of Sciences w/ Vaccination
By - posted 9/24/2021
COVID-19 Updates, Freebies, San Francisco, Vaccines

Thanks to Mission Local for letting us know about this promotion by the California Academy of Sciences which is offering free tickets to people who get vaccinated. You can choose either daytime admission or Nightlife (21+) admission. Tickets are while supplies last, of course. Learn More: PDF Flyer | Link It more...

"Dave's Hot Chicken" Opens First Bay Area Spot (Sept. 24)“Dave’s Hot Chicken” Opens First Bay Area Spot (Sept. 24)
By - posted 9/23/2021
Brand New, Outdoor Dining

Thanks to the SF Chronicle for letting us know that the super popular LA-based spicy fried chicken joint, Dave’s Hot Chicken is finally opening up its first outlet in the Bay Area. Dave’s opens Friday, September 24th in Santa Rosa with both indoor and outdoor dining. The chain recent made big headlines more...

Pranksters Turn Empty SF Google Office into Spirit Halloween StorePranksters Turn Empty SF Google Office into Spirit Halloween Store
By - posted 9/23/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Halloween, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

Thanks to SF Gate and KRON4 for letting us know how prank artist Danielle Baskin converted an empty Google Office in SoMa in SF into what looked like a brand new “Spirit Halloween” store on Monday afternoon. Led by prank artist Danielle Baskin, a group of 11 set out to make more...

COVID Testing: All 22 Free Testing Sites in San FranciscoCOVID Testing: All 22 Free Testing Sites in San Francisco
By - posted 9/23/2021
COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates

Anyone living or working in San Francisco can get tested for coronavirus at various locations in the City. There are 22 sites in San Francisco where you can get tested for no charge. Updated September 23, 2021 – Please note this list can change rapidly. Check sf.gov for updates. Recent Updates 9/23/21 – more...

Happy 100th to National Park Ranger Betty Reid SoskinHappy 100th to National Park Ranger Betty Reid Soskin
By - posted 9/22/2021
East Bay

Happy 100th birthday to Ranger Betty Reid Soskin at Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front National Historical Park, in Richmond, CA. Betty Reid Soskin is the oldest active ranger in the National Park Service. Over the past decade and a half, Ranger Betty has shared her experiences as well as more...

SF Might Make GG Park's JFK Drive Car-Free for GoodSF Might Make GG Park’s JFK Drive Car-Free for Good
By - posted 9/22/2021
Bay Area Updates, Have Your Voice Heard, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

Today, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) and the SFMTA are jointly launching the Golden Gate Park Access and Safety Program, an effort to consider a post-pandemic set of closed or restricted access streets and mobility choices in San Francisco’s most iconic park. During the first weeks of the pandemic, more...

Where to Go Apple Picking in the Bay AreaWhere to Go Apple Picking in the Bay Area
By - posted 9/22/2021
Outdoorsy

Want fresh apples? It doesn’t get any fresher than straight from the tree. There are lots of local farms near San Francisco where you can pick your own apples. Peak apple-picking season is September and October. But don’t wait – many people who wait until later in the season are more...

Fall Colors of the Bay: Where to See the Leaves Change | 2021Fall Colors of the Bay: Where to See the Leaves Change | 2021
By - posted 9/21/2021
Outdoorsy

The Bay Area may not be renowned for its fall colors, but with a bit of planning, you can still see the beautiful leaves change.  Updated for 2021 San Francisco Botanical Garden San Francisco | While the color of the leaves in San Francisco will never be confused for Vermont in the more...

Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (Sept.-Oct. 2021)Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (Sept.-Oct. 2021)
By - posted 9/21/2021
Causes, Have Your Voice Heard

We know it’s hard to stay connected sometimes as a community. We’re doing our best to compile a list of as many upcoming protests, rallies, vigils, activism, community outreach and clean-up events as possible. Did we miss any events? Please email us at events_crew@funcheap.com with the date/time, details and any links more...

Alameda County Fair Returns Oct. 22-31Alameda County Fair Returns Oct. 22-31
By - posted 9/21/2021
Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Reopening

Forget pumpkin spice lattes, this fall the smell of corn dogs is what’s filling the air as the Alameda County Fair returns to Pleasanton October 22 -31. The 2021 theme “Come Together” celebrates the revival of the Fair and the community reuniting safely after nearly a year and a half more...

SF's Jerry Garcia Amphitheater Reopens After $1.45 Million in UpgradesSF’s Jerry Garcia Amphitheater Reopens After $1.45 Million in Upgrades
By - posted 9/19/2021
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, San Francisco

San Francisco city officials on Saturday held a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil the newly renovated Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, located at John McLaren Park in the city’s Portola District. The amphitheater’s reopening comes after $1.45 million worth of renovations have been completed, including an expanded area for food trucks and portable more...

Fremont Opens Its Newest Park in DecadesFremont Opens Its Newest Park in Decades
By - posted 9/19/2021
Brand New, New Parks

On Saturday, September 18, 2021, Fremont celebrated the grand opening of the city’s newest community park in decades. The Lila Bringhurst Park officially opened to the public on August 18. The two-acre park, built by Lennar, Inc., is located on a four-acre site in Fremont’s Innovation District and is adjacent to more...

SF's Brand New Art Museum "ICA SF" Opens in Summer 2022SF’s Brand New Art Museum “ICA SF” Opens in Summer 2022
By - posted 9/19/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions

San Francisco is getting a brand new art museum with free admission. Thanks to Art Forum and Art Net for sharing the news that The Institute of Contemporary Art San Francisco (ICA SF) will open in summer 2022 in the Dogpatch neighborhood. The 11,000-square-foot museum will be a non-collecting museum and will more...

Where (and Why) SF Marathon Runners Will Need to Wear MasksWhere (and Why) SF Marathon Runners Will Need to Wear Masks
By - posted 9/18/2021
COVID-19 Updates, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

Thanks to KCBS for letting us know that for some portions of the San Francisco Marathon which takes place on Sunday, September 19, 2021, runners will need to wear masks. The race’s health protocols state that National Park property requires all runners to wear masks – there are two sections where more...