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Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniv. ExhibitGolden Gate Bridge 75th Anniv. Exhibit
By - posted 5/20/2012
Only in San Francisco

Take a trip back to the 1930s just by heading to SoMa and visiting the California Historical Society’s A Wild Flight of the Imagination: the Story of the Golden Gate Bridge – a brand new historical exhibit honoring the bridge’s 75th anniversary. Experience the story of the Bridge through an ambitious exhibition more...

Dancin' in the SquareDancin’ in the Square
By - posted 5/19/2012
Get Out: Events

Dancin’ in the Square takes place the 1st, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month with a live band.  Arrive early for free introductory dance lessons by professional dance instructors and stay for the open dance floor during the band’s live set. “Swing in the Square” takes place every 4th Wednesday. Swing more...

Harvey Milk Day 2012Harvey Milk Day 2012
By - posted 5/19/2012
Only in San Francisco

Since 2009, the State of California has honored the memory of Harvey Milk by celebrating May 22, the anniversary of his birth, as a statewide “day of special significance.” The GLBT History Museum in San Francisco will celebrate Harvey Milk Day 2012 by offering free admission on May 22. The museum more...

Solar Eclipse Viewing GuideSolar Eclipse Viewing Guide
By - posted 5/19/2012
Geeks

Just a few weeks after the supermoon made an appearance in the San Francisco Bay Area, you’ll get a chance to see the first annular solar eclipse since 1994 on Sunday, May 20, 2012 when the moon will cover up all but a sliver of the sun just before sunset. The more...

Bay to Breakers 2012Bay to Breakers 2012
By - posted 5/17/2012
Only in San Francisco

Bring your tortillas (stale preferred), your costumed, your semi-naked and your beer (try to be discreet) and participate in one of the largest races in America, and also one of the most strange and “San Francentric.” The third Sunday in May (May 20th in 2012) sees the 101st edition of more...

Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival
By - posted 5/17/2012
Fairs & Festivals

With the tagline “Culture is an indispensable weapon in the freedom struggle” this annual festival celebrates the legacy of Malcolm X with four stages of live music, graffiti arts, live painting, kung fu, dance, a writers corner and more at this 8-hour free jazz festival in the park. 12th Annual Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival Saturday, more...

Food Revolution DayFood Revolution Day
By - posted 5/17/2012
Eat & Drink

Join Epicuring  for a free family-friendly day that raises awareness about people’s food habits and promotes better food and education for everyone. May 19, 2012 is the 1st Annual International Food Revolution Day and Epicuring has been working with the Jamie Oliver Foundation and CUESA on a day of events that more...

Win Tix: Maker Faire 2012Win Tix: Maker Faire 2012
By - posted 5/15/2012
Win Stuff

Come celebrate MAKE magazine’s 7th Annual Maker Faire in the Bay Area taking place May 19 and 20, 2012. Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is filled with robots, tesla coils, strange vehicles, coke and mentos fountains, world record paper airplanes, fire arts, model more...

Small Business WeekSmall Business Week
By - posted 5/14/2012
Get Out: Events

If you run a small business, or were ever thinking of starting your own in SF, you’ll want to attend the 2012 Small Business Conference on Wednesday, May 16th. Part of “Small Business Week 2012” (May 14-20) this one-day super conference features nearly 50 free workshops for small business owners on more...

"Cute Girls on Bicycles"“Cute Girls on Bicycles”
By - posted 5/13/2012
Artsy Fartsy

Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art Class is a monthly art-drawing party with an opportunity to draw sexy live models ranging from rhinestone encrusted burlesque performers, bearded ladies and even cute girls on bicycles. On May 15th, Dr. Sketchy’s puts on their annual “Cute Girls on Bicycles” event with foxy gals (and probably a more...

Krazy for KaraokeKrazy for Karaoke
By - posted 5/12/2012
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Get Krazy for Karaoke every Monday at the Knockout. Chow down on free pizza by Delluva (while supplies last) with your host Little Amy. Come belt it out and drink it down. From 5pm till 9pm take $1 off all wells and taps. Krazy for Karaoke Mondays at 6pm Knockout, 3223 Mission St, SF FREE

Neighborhood Free DaysNeighborhood Free Days
By - posted 5/12/2012
Freebies

For the weekend of May 11-13, 2012, the California Academy of Sciences offers free admission to residents of neighborhoods like the Richmond, Nob Hill, Marina, North Beach and more thanks to the Academy’s bi-annual Neighborhood Free Days program. Each neighborhood, defined by zip codes, will have opportunities to visit the Academy for free over a three-day weekend more...

Flavors of San FranciscoFlavors of San Francisco
By - posted 5/10/2012
Eat & Drink

Start off San Francisco Small Business Week 2012 with a bang on Monday night, May, 14, 2012 from 5:30 to 7:30 at this gala kick-off event. Get tons of sample bites from Ben & Jerry’s, Goat Hill Pizza, Ike’s Place, Thirsy Bear and more. >> The event costs $10, but we more...

How Weird Street FaireHow Weird Street Faire
By - posted 5/10/2012
Fairs & Festivals

For the 13th Annual How Weird Street Faire,13 city blocks will be filled with art and performances, vendors from around the world, tasty food and drinks, and all the colorful weirdness that San Francisco is famous for. All ages are welcome, and costumes are highly encouraged. There will be 13 stages of more...

BalloonacyBalloonacy
By - posted 5/10/2012
Only in San Francisco

Billed as the “World’s First Ever Interactive Balloon Immersion”  Balloonacy is a two-day, 10-hour dance party with floor-to-ceiling balloons during a strange and wonder event funded by the “Awesome Foundation.“ Thousands of LED filled, motion-sensitive balloons will be filling the vast Million Fishes art space Saturday and Sunday, May 12-13. Come rediscover more...