Upcoming Events

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Online Author Talk with Marke Bieschke: Into the Streets
Wednesday, August 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required

An evening with Mark Bieschke in celebration of his latest book, Into the Streets: A Young Person’s Visual History of Protest in the United States. Bieschke is the publisher and arts editor of 48 more...

8:30 pmFree Drive-In Movie Night w/ Apple Films “Boys State” in San Jose   FREE*
*RSVP Required

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Sonoma County Farm Trails "Grav & Go” Pop-Up Deadline for Online Order
Thursday, August 13 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No tickets. Products for purchase online by August 13th and curbside pickup on August 15th and 16th.
| Sebastopol Community Cultural Center

Sonoma County Farm Trails brings you its first-ever curbside pickup: the “Grav & Go” Pop-Up. The pop-up will take place at the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center on August 15 and 16, more...

10:30 amOnline Storytelling With the Dragon   FREE*
*Pay What You Can, Suggested donation of $5-10
1:00 pmDowntown Berkeley Summer Online Arts Festival   FREE
8:00 pmThe Underground: Virtual Comedy Show   FREE*
*Donations appreciated, pay what you can.
8:00 pmFuncheap’s Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night w/ Chris Riggins   FREE*
*Free but donations greatly apprecaited - Venmo @hellafunny


Friday, August 14, 2020

Free Krispy Kreme Doughnut & Brewed Coffee for Teachers Last Day
Friday, August 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Thanks to Delish for letting us know that Krispy Kreme will give teachers a free donut from August 10-14. All week from August 10 to 14, enjoy a sweet treat from them more...

11:00 amSonoma County Drive-Thru Food Fair Frenzy (August 14-16)   FREE*
*Bring cash for purchases
12:00 pmActor Online Lunchtime Workout   FREE*
*Pay what you can, suggested donation of $5-10
12:00 pmOn-Sale Day: Metallica’s Epic “Drive-In Movie” Concert on August 29th   $115*
*$115 per car. One ticket admits a carload of up to six people (that's about $19 per person in a 6-seater car)
4:00 pmLive Music with James Funk   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
6:00 pmOutdoor Alameda Porch Music: Social Distancing Concert   FREE
6:00 pmSan Francisco Oasis Drag Queens Meals on Heels Show   $20*
*Entree starts at $20 and packages starts at $95
7:30 pmEast Bay Bike Party   FREE
8:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco   FREE*
*Free but donations greatly apprecaited - Venmo @hellafunny

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Online Anime & Manga Drawing Class

Need an hour free of kids for your SIP haircut? Gamble Garden is hosting an Anime & Manga drawing class taught by Marvel and DC Comics artist, Timothy Green II. Learn more...

10:30 amSan Francisco Zen Center Online Meditation Session   FREE*
*Donation is encouraged
11:00 amSonoma County Farm Trails “Grav & Go” Pop-Up Curbside Pickup   FREE*
*No tickets. Products for purchase online by August 13th and curbside pickup on August 15th and 16th.
12:30 pmOurTownSF LGBTQ Online Nonprofit Expo 2020   FREE*
*No cost for attendees or nonprofit participants
4:00 pmOnline Concert: “Sing for Justice”   FREE*
*Pay what you can
7:00 pmThe Stud’s “Drag Alive Online” Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free but online donation of $10 appreciated: Venmo: stud_sf
7:00 pmSpontaneous Storytelling Online   $1*
*Pay as you can, suggested donation $5 to $20
7:45 pmSan Mateo’s Saturday Night Drive-In Movie Nights   $30*
*$30/per vehicle: One Drive-In Movie Ticket per one vehicle. Fit as many people as your vehicle legally allows.
8:00 pm“Black Laughs Matter” Virtual Comedy Show   FREE*
*Donations appreciated. Any amount helps
8:27 pmSF City Hall Lights Up Saffron, White and Green for National Day of India   FREE

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Sunday, August 16 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)

Come eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile, a festive open-air, year-round weekly market featuring local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, merchants, makers, more...

11:00 amSonoma County Farm Trails “Grav & Go” Pop-Up Curbside Pickup   FREE*
*No tickets. Products for purchase online by August 13th and curbside pickup on August 15th and 16th.
All DayStern Grove’s “Best of the Fest” Virtual Concert Series   FREE
6:00 pmGeorge Floyd Ocean Beach Memorial Stroll at Sunset   FREE

Monday, August 17, 2020

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 more...

8:27 pmSF City Hall Lights Up Red and White for National Day of Indonesia   FREE

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

"Defund SFPD Now" Direct Action & Protest
Tuesday, August 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location

The Mayor released a budget that is a 2.6% cut from SFPD this year and an INCREASE for SFPD the following year. Despite hours of public comment, voicemails, and emails, even more...

8:30 pm$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose   $5.50*
*$5.50 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $1.75

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

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 more...

11:00 amSuper Duper Gives Back: Free Meals to First Responders   FREE*
*First Responders can show their government-issued identification for a free combo meal.
6:30 pmVirtual Happy Hour “Co-Exist Cocktails”   FREE*
*Pay What You Can. Suggested Donation $5-$10

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Happy 51st  Birthday SF Exploratorium
Thursday, August 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium

Happy Birthday to The Exploratorium! The museum of science, technology, and arts in San Francisco was founded by physicist and educator Frank Oppenheimer and opened on August 20, 1969, at the more...

10:30 amOnline Storytelling With the Dragon   FREE*
*Pay What You Can, Suggested donation of $5-10
7:45 pmSF Neon Chinatown Virtual Tour: Part Two   FREE*
*$10 suggested donation
8:00 pmThe Underground: Virtual Comedy Show   FREE*
*Donations appreciated, pay what you can.
8:00 pmFuncheap’s Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night w/ Chris Riggins   FREE*
*Free but donations greatly apprecaited - Venmo @hellafunny

Friday, August 21, 2020

Actor Online Lunchtime Workout
Friday, August 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pay what you can, suggested donation of $5-10

Join the lunchtime workout of your acting muscles!  This is open to actors and non-actors alike as a way to take a break mid-day to get a little time paying attention more...

5:30 pmSublime With Rome Drive-In Concerts Aug 21 and 22   $300*
*$300 GA and $400 VIP, must be 21+
6:00 pmSan Francisco’s Drag Queen “Meals on Heels” Show   $20*
*Entree starts at $20 and packages starts at $95
6:00 pmOutdoor Alameda Porch Music: Social Distancing Concert   FREE
8:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco   FREE*
*Free but donations greatly apprecaited - Venmo @hellafunny

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Spontaneous Storytelling Online
Saturday, August 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay as you can, suggested donation $5 to $20

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 more...

7:00 pmThe Stud’s “Drag Alive Online” Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free but online donation of $10 appreciated: Venmo: stud_sf
7:45 pmSan Mateo’s Saturday Night Drive-In Movie Nights   $30*
*$30/per vehicle: One Drive-In Movie Ticket per one vehicle. Fit as many people as your vehicle legally allows.
8:00 pm“Black Laughs Matter” Virtual Comedy Show   FREE*
*Donations appreciated. Any amount helps

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Sunday, August 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)

Come eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile, a festive open-air, year-round weekly market featuring local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, merchants, makers, more...

6:00 pmGeorge Floyd Ocean Beach Memorial Stroll at Sunset   FREE

Monday, August 24, 2020

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 more...


Tuesday, August 25, 2020

$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, August 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.50*
*$5.50 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $1.75
| Solano 2 Drive In

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 more...


Wednesday, August 26, 2020

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 more...

8:27 pmSF City Hall Lights Up Purple & Gold for the 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment   FREE

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Online Storytelling With the Dragon
Thursday, August 27 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Can, Suggested donation of $5-10

Dragon’s Co-Artistic Director Alika and her friend, Mr. Reginald T. Hedgehog read from faerie tales and folklore from Aesop to Anansi as well as contemporary books that help us understand what’s more...

4:00 pmJapan Day: Online Festival of Music & Art   FREE*
*Registration required
8:00 pmFuncheap’s Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night w/ Chris Riggins   FREE*
*Free but donations greatly apprecaited - Venmo @hellafunny
8:00 pmThe Underground: Virtual Comedy Show   FREE*
*Donations appreciated, pay what you can.

Friday, August 28, 2020

Actor Online Lunchtime Workout
Friday, August 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pay what you can, suggested donation of $5-10

Join the lunchtime workout of your acting muscles!  This is open to actors and non-actors alike as a way to take a break mid-day to get a little time paying attention more...

4:00 pmVirtual Outside Lands Festival “Inside Lands” (Aug 28-29)   FREE
6:00 pmSan Francisco’s Drag Queen “Meals on Heels” Show   $20*
*Entree starts at $20 and packages starts at $95
6:00 pmOutdoor Alameda Porch Music: Social Distancing Concert   FREE
8:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco   FREE*
*Free but donations greatly apprecaited - Venmo @hellafunny

Saturday, August 29, 2020

Spontaneous Storytelling Online
Saturday, August 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay as you can, suggested donation $5 to $20

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 more...

7:45 pmSan Mateo’s Saturday Night Drive-In Movie Nights   $30*
*$30/per vehicle: One Drive-In Movie Ticket per one vehicle. Fit as many people as your vehicle legally allows.
8:00 pmMetallica’s One-Night-Only “Drive-In Movie” Concert   $115*
*$115 per car. One ticket admits a carload of up to six people (that's about $19 per person in a 6-seater car)
8:00 pm“Black Laughs Matter” Virtual Comedy Show   FREE*
*Donations appreciated. Any amount helps

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Sunday, August 30 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)

Come eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile, a festive open-air, year-round weekly market featuring local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, merchants, makers, more...


Monday, August 31, 2020

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 more...


Tuesday, September 1, 2020

SF Library Launches New "Curbside Pickup" Service in Castro/Marina/Mission Bay
Tuesday, September 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE

Starting August 10, 2020 the San Francisco Public Library is launching their SFPL To Go service which will enable cardholders to pick up and return their materials at select library locations more...

8:30 pm$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose   $5.50*
*$5.50 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $1.75

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

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 more...


Thursday, September 3, 2020

Virtual Art Exhibition: The park "a darling walk for the mind" Last Day
Thursday, September 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE

How great a surprise can you tolerate? How small a surprise can you recognize? The park “a darling walk for the mind” is a carefully curated, group exhibition featuring over 20 more...

8:00 pmFuncheap’s Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night w/ Chris Riggins   FREE*
*Free but donations greatly apprecaited - Venmo @hellafunny

Friday, September 4, 2020

"Crazy Funny Asians" Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco

Now Online! 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 more...


Saturday, September 5, 2020

2020 Free Fishing Day | SF
Saturday, September 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier Seven

Please note that some fishing spots might be closed, CDFW has temporarily closing its high public use areas, including visitor centers and license counters, to help slow the spread of COVID-19 more...

7:00 pmSpontaneous Storytelling Online   $1*
*Pay as you can, suggested donation $5 to $20
7:45 pmSan Mateo’s Saturday Night Drive-In Movie Nights   $30*
*$30/per vehicle: One Drive-In Movie Ticket per one vehicle. Fit as many people as your vehicle legally allows.
8:00 pm“Black Laughs Matter” Virtual Comedy Show   FREE*
*Donations appreciated. Any amount helps

Sunday, September 6, 2020

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Sunday, September 6 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)

Come eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile, a festive open-air, year-round weekly market featuring local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, merchants, makers, more...


Tuesday, September 8, 2020

$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, September 8 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.50*
*$5.50 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $1.75
| Solano 2 Drive In

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 more...


Wednesday, September 9, 2020

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 more...


Thursday, September 10, 2020

Funcheap's Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night w/ Chris Riggins

Get ready for Funcheap’s live interactive virtual comedy show on Zoom from Copper Spoon in Oakland hosted by Chris Riggins. Tune in, get some LIVE laughs and kill an hour with more...


Friday, September 11, 2020

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, September 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)

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 more...

8:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco   FREE*
*Free but donations greatly apprecaited - Venmo @hellafunny

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Spontaneous Storytelling Online
Saturday, September 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay as you can, suggested donation $5 to $20

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 more...

7:45 pmSan Mateo’s Saturday Night Drive-In Movie Nights   $30*
*$30/per vehicle: One Drive-In Movie Ticket per one vehicle. Fit as many people as your vehicle legally allows.
8:00 pm“Black Laughs Matter” Virtual Comedy Show   FREE*
*Donations appreciated. Any amount helps

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Sunday, September 13 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)

Come eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile, a festive open-air, year-round weekly market featuring local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, merchants, makers, more...


Tuesday, September 15, 2020

$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, September 15 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.50*
*$5.50 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $1.75
| Solano 2 Drive In

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 more...


Wednesday, September 16, 2020

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 more...


Thursday, September 17, 2020

Funcheap's Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night w/ Chris Riggins

Get ready for Funcheap’s live interactive virtual comedy show on Zoom from Copper Spoon in Oakland hosted by Chris Riggins. Tune in, get some LIVE laughs and kill an hour with more...


Friday, September 18, 2020

"Crazy Funny Asians" Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco

Now Online! 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 more...


Saturday, September 19, 2020

Spontaneous Storytelling Online
Saturday, September 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay as you can, suggested donation $5 to $20

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 more...

7:45 pmSan Mateo’s Saturday Night Drive-In Movie Nights   $30*
*$30/per vehicle: One Drive-In Movie Ticket per one vehicle. Fit as many people as your vehicle legally allows.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, September 22 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.50*
*$5.50 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $1.75
| Solano 2 Drive In

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 more...


Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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 more...