Upcoming Events

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Sunday, March 24, 2019

March Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All DayCal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Portola + Dogpatch   FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
9:30 amThe Forum w/ Chaplain Earl Smith: Sports and Spirit | Grace Cathedral   FREE
All Day14th Annual Tower Chapel Tulip Exhibition: Final Day | Oakland   FREE
All Day2019 Albany FilmFest: All Day Sunday Short (Really Short) Films | East Bay   $12*
*$12 per movie or you can buy a week long valid Festival pass for $80. $55 for Sunday Shorts Pass admits you to all 6 shorts programs (that's 30+ short films) on March 24, 2019:
10:00 amBayview Hill Guided Nature Hike: Native Plants, Birds & Gorgeous Views | SF   FREE
10:00 amKUSF’s Rock ‘n’ Swap Record Fair | USF   $3*
*$3 General Admission at 10 AM. $10 early bird admission from 7-10 am. Free w/ USF Student ID.
10:30 amCapriFun Boozy Brunch & $6 Bottomless Mimosas | Francisca’s   $6*
*Please mention FuncheapSF6 when reserving or seating to receive the $6 bottomless mimosa offer.
All DayTravel Expo: 360-Degree Virtual Reality Experience & Hands-On Activities | Santa Clara   $11*
*Get tickets for $11 online. Two Day Passes are $18 online.
11:00 am2019 Holi Festival Color Fight | Milpitas   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for colors and food.
11:00 am“Splash 2019”: Holi Celebration of Colors | Dublin   $10*
*Food is available for purchase.
All DayFinal Day: Rare Free Andy Warhol Art Show | Fort Mason   FREE
11:00 am1st Ever Bay Area Bike Ride & Day Party | Oakland   FREE*
*Free community bike ride for the Day Party, there's a $15 sliding scale donation at the door which includes a burrito, drink and raffle ticket
11:00 amBernie Sanders 2020 Presidential Rally in SF | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free, but and RSVP is requested
All Day2019 Macy’s Flower Show: Opening Day | Mar. 24-April 7   FREE
12:00 pm2019 Barrel Tasting Weekend: Wines & Beers | Livermore   $45*
*One ticket gets you two days of tasting in the Valley at over 30 wineries, and a commemorative tasting glass. Ticket will increase to $55 day of at the wineries.
12:30 pmDiversity Film Series: “The Pushouts” | Oakland   FREE
1:00 pm“Sunday Sampler”: Free Acting Class Day | Berkeley Rep   FREE
1:00 pmFerlinghetti at 100: Open House Birthday Party & Readings | City Lights Books   FREE
1:00 pmWonder Women of SF: Golden Gate Park Walking Tour | SF   FREE*
*Donations are welcome, but not required
1:00 pm“Dose of Action” Free Film Festival: America’s Drug/Opic Epidemic Prescription | Concord   FREE*
*FREE to attend but please RSVP on Evenbrite due to limited seating
1:00 pmBay Area Poets Celebrates “The1968 State Student Strike” | SF   FREE
1:00 pmGlen Park Peaks & Pints Hike: Gorgeous Views, Mosaic Steps & Drinks | SF   FREE
1:00 pm“Holi” Daytime Festival of Colors 2019 | Oakland   $20*
*$20 for Early Bird
1:30 pmMobile Adoption w/ Nobody’s Perfekt Dogs | San Leandro   FREE
2:00 pm2019 Spring Family Day | Palo Alto   FREE*
*Children must be accompanied by an adult.
2:00 pmSmitten Ice Cream & Food Science Talk | Macy’s   FREE
2:00 pmFrankie & The Witch Fingers Mini In-store Concert | Amoeba SF   FREE
3:00 pm2019 “Jazz Search West” Competition | Berkeley   $10
3:00 pmFree Concert: Prometheus Symphony w/ Raeeka Shehabi-Yaghmai | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP via Eventbrite / Donations are gratefully accepted
5:00 pmArtist Talk: Wall Space Writers in Conversation | Sausalito   FREE
5:00 pm16mm Movie Night: All Girl-Monster Movie Marathon | Nob Hill   FREE
6:00 pm2019 Spring Equinox Drum Circle | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Donations are appreciated.
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmLaugh Your Gays Off: Free Comedy in The Castro | SF   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation
7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
8:00 pmThe $2 Bill Comedy Show | Milk Bar   $2*
*$2 with RSVP on Eventbrite. Otherwise, $10 at the door.
8:30 pmFree HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, March 25, 2019

1930s 1,000 Sqft San Francisco Scale Model: Final Day | SF
Monday, March 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

Ever wondered what your neighborhood looked like in the 1930s, or how you can help to reimagine where you live today? Portions of a rediscovered scale model of San Francisco from more...

12:00 pmFree “Little Gem” Belgian Waffle Day | Walnut Creek   FREE*
*Free to the public until supplies last
5:30 pm“Popping the ​Science ​Bubble”: Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley   FREE
6:00 pm2019 Izzies Ceremony: SF Dance & Choreography Awards | SoMa   FREE*
*Free. Please be early as seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.
6:00 pmSilent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFree Queer Bowling Night | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*RSVP for a chance to win 1 hour of bowling & shoe rental for you + 5 friends (compliments of Mission Bowling Club)
7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: NorCal Watersheds, East Bay Vice & Nano-Pics | Oakland   $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm
7:00 pmWin Tix: “Lily & Madeleine” Midwest Folk-Pop Sisters | Swedish American Hall   WIN
7:30 pmJames Sturm Author Talk: Off Season | Green Apple Books   FREE
7:30 pmNorman Fischer Cello Master Performance | SF   FREE*
*Free, reservations required
8:00 pmMonday Night Comedy w/ Free Cake | Blondies   FREE
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
8:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP $10 at the door otherwise
8:00 pmCrowd Control: SF Comedy Variety Show | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
8:30 pmBeef Curtains: Game Night & Free Comedy Showcase | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Tips collected towards the end of the show.
8:30 pmLaughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF   FREE


Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Cultural Landmark Celebration: Arthur Coleman Medical Center | Bayview
Tuesday, March 26 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Hunters Point Clinic

Celebrate a leader in African American health equity: Dr. Arthur Coleman. The clinic he started in 1960 has been designated a San Francisco Cultural Landmark, and remodeled for state-of-the-art health and more...

5:00 pmHERstory Festival: Female Entrepreneurs Business Talk | SF   FREE
7:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Thing: Free Pizza, Cheap Beer & Giveaways | SF   FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
7:00 pmSF History Night | Pacific Heights   $10*
*$10 for non-members; free for SFHA members
7:00 pmNerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose   $1*
*Admission is donation-based.
7:00 pmFerlinghetti at 100: The People vs. Ferlinghetti Book Discussion | City Lights Books   FREE
7:00 pmBrown Bears in Alaska w/ Wildlife Photographer | Mountain View   FREE
7:00 pmWin Tix: “The Jungle” West Coast Premiere at the Curran | March 26 – May 19   WIN
7:00 pmDetention All-Stars Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*Mention Funcheap at the door for free swag
7:30 pmAshley M. Jones Poetry Reading: dark//thing | Green Apple Books   FREE
7:30 pmHistory of the Barbershop Quartet | Saratoga   $5
8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow   FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat
8:00 pm“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $10 at door.
8:00 pmWin Tix: SF’s Comedy All Stars | The Punch Line   WIN

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

HERstory Festival: Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Tasting | SF
Wednesday, March 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ingleside Branch Library

Learn about Ruth Graves Wakefield,creator of America’s favorite cookie, and the science behind what makes them chewy, cakey, or crispy. Engage in food science as you indulge in tasting cookies.

5:30 pmHERstory Festival: Salary & Benefits Packages Workshop | SF   FREE*
*Check-in will begin 30 minutes before the workshop. Seating is limited.
6:30 pmHERstory Festival: Women of Tango War History Talk | SF   FREE
7:00 pmHERstory Festival: Women’s Equality Rights Discussion | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“GOAT$” Extended Comedy from the Greatest of All Time | SF   FREE*
*Special promotion with free tickets for Funcheap readers who use the code “cheapbaby”
7:30 pmRoyale-ty Check: Free Music & Comedy Night | The Royale   FREE
7:30 pmCarolyn Forché Author Talk: What You Have Heard Is True | Green Apple Books   FREE
7:30 pmShaping SF Lecture: Sea Level Rise “Pacific Ocean and Bay Area” | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15
8:00 pm“Tindervention” Stand Up Comedy & Tinder Horror Stories | Cobbs   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. $17 without RSVP
8:00 pmWorld Class Comedy: Free Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
8:00 pmWin Tix: Blues, Soul, Folk & Rock: Citizen Cope | August Hall   WIN

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Thursday Movement Classes w/ LINES Dance Center | SF
Thursday, March 28 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza (McAllister)

Bring your co-workers and friends to the free movement and dance classes from LINES Dance Center instructors at UN Plaza. The energizing 30-minute classes will help slough off the mid-day slump more...

All DayFree Scoops at Humphry Slocombe Grand Opening | Berkeley   FREE*
*Join for free scoops all day.  $1 Donation is encouraged.
4:00 pm2nd Annual Embarcadero Center Wine Walk | SF   $25
5:00 pmAsian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF   $10*
*General admission tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, students and youths (age 13-17). There is a $10 surcharge for special exhibition tickets. 
5:30 pmHornblower Cruises & Yelp: Alive After Five City Cruise | SF   $10*
*Upon RSVP confirmation, you and your plus one will be allowed on the boat but, we ask that you bring a minimum $10 dollar donation to benefit Canine Companions for Independence.
6:00 pmSF Weekly’s Drink 2019 Tasting Party: Beer/Wine/Spirits/Bites | SoMa   $20*
*Use secret code FUNCHEAP for $20 tickets - only valid for first 100 people. Tickets normally $25-$30
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Outer Space | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:00 pmHard Rock Cafe’s Free Concert Night w/ Holy Ghost | SF   FREE*
*No Cover. Food and drink for purchase
6:00 pmNightLife Spotlight: Women in Science | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members) / 21+
6:00 pmWin Tix: SF Weekly’s Drink 2019 Tasting Party | City Nights   WIN
6:30 pmFrench Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF   FREE
6:30 pmFree Author Talk: Katie Parla’s Food Of The Italian South | Omnivore Books   FREE
7:00 pmThe Great Cable Car Chase | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.