Thursday, August 22, 2019

5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special 5-Course Tasting Menu with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit tropical drinks on Wednesdays and Thursdays. more...

6:00 pmSFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2019: Barrio Manouche | Palo Alto   FREE
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmAnimal Behavior NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15.75*
*Tickets subject to dynamic pricing and may change daily. Nightlife tickets typically range from $12 to $25. Day-of tickets will often be the highest. 21+
6:00 pmOakland’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Black Panther” | Jack London Square   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: All-Female Zeppelin Powerhouse | Concord   FREE
7:30 pm“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
8:00 pmMovies on the Square: “Forrest Gump” | Redwood City   FREE
9:00 pmLa Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission   FREE

Friday, August 23, 2019

"Art on the Square" Final Day | Redwood City
Friday, August 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square

2019 marks the 13th year of bringing Art to Redwood City. Showcasing original jewelry, photography, glass, fiber art, ceramics and more at prices for every budget. Most of the artists and more...

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Variety | Oakland  FREE
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa  FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:30 pmMusic in the Park 2019 Finale: Hip-Hop “J Boog” | San Jose   $10*
*Early Bird is at $10. Individual general admission tickets are just $15 until the day of the show, when they jump to $20.
6:00 pmFree Summer Concert: Classic Rock | San Bruno   FREE*
*Bring the whole family and do not forget to bring your chairs & blankets.
6:00 pmFree Outdoor Movie Night: Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse | Union Square   FREE
6:00 pmContra Loma Free Concert in the Park: The David Perez Band | Antioch   FREE
6:00 pmMusic on the Square: “Modern Rock Dance Party” | Redwood City   FREE
6:30 pmFree Beach Concert: Former Journey Lead Steve Augeri | Santa Cruz   FREE
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF   $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
7:00 pm2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Magic Moments | Pleasanton   FREE
7:30 pmLive On The Square: Hip Hop | Jack London Square   FREE
7:30 pmLaughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works   FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
8:15 pm2019 Movie Under the Stars: Incredibles 2 | Menlo Park   FREE


Saturday, August 24, 2019

Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

Every Saturday, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to San Francisco residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require more...

All DayFree Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free general admission to San Francisco residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
All Day2019 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay   FREE*
*Parade is free.
10:00 am“Java & Jazz”: Coffee, Pastries & Live Jazz | Concord   $5*
*$5 per session; $12 for all 3 sessions. Attendees will receive a free logo coffee tumbler with each ticket. Proceeds benefit the Concord Historical Society.
All Day2019 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Saturday   FREE
All DaySan Francisco Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayTreasureFest: Dog Days of Summer | SF   $3*
*$3-$5 early bird online / $7 last minute - includes free parking.
10:00 amFree Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandca.gov
11:00 am2019 Concord Taco Fest | East Bay   $15
11:00 amDilli Haat Food Festival 2019 | Cupertino   FREE
11:30 amSan Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
7:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Redwood City   FREE
7:00 pmMovies in Creek Park: Mamma Mia | San Anselmo   FREE
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
8:30 pmDowntown SF’s Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Free National Parks Day 2019 | National Park Service Birthday
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Muir Woods National Monument

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All Day2019 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Sunday   FREE
All Day2019 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay   FREE*
*Parade is free.
All DaySF’s Huge Summer “Dog Days” Festival | TreasureFest   $3*
*$3-$5 early bird online / $7 last minute - includes free parking.
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.
All DayVintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All Day2019 McLaren Park’s Free Kids Fest | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Facebook.
11:00 amPresidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
1:00 pmAcoustic Music in the Square | Noe Valley   FREE
1:00 pmUkranian Music & Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pmCoin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa   FREE
2:00 pmBlues/Rock Concert: The Nitecaps Blues Band | Union Square Live   FREE
2:00 pmSummer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera   FREE*
*FREE
3:00 pmSunday Jazz, History & Jam Session “Denise Perrier” | Oakland   FREE
4:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
6:00 pmSummer Pop-Up Meditations w/ S’Mores & Volunteer Appreciation | Final Day   FREE
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.

Monday, August 26, 2019

Live at Lagunitas: Shannon and the Clams | Petaluma
Monday, August 26 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are more...

5:30 pm“Popping the ​Science ​Bubble”: Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley   FREE
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: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland   $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
8:00 pmMonday Night Comedy w/ Free Cake | Blondies   FREE
8:30 pmLaughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF   FREE
8:30 pmBeef Curtains: Game Night & Free Comedy Showcase | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Tips collected towards the end of the show.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

2 for 1 Margaritas "Taco Tuesday" | SF
Tuesday, August 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: 2-for-1*
*Get 2 for 1 Margaritas on Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 10pm. And tip like a rockstar.
| Francisca's Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special “Taco Tuesday” promotion with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit margaritas and discounted taco platters ($4 more...

10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: Madagascar & Shrek 2 | Fairfield  $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: Madagascar & Shrek 2 | Dublin  $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
6:30 pmSummer Blues/Soul Concert | Menlo Park   FREE
6:30 pmFree Author Talk: Jeff Gordinier’s “Hungry” | Omnivore Books   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 pmNerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose   FREE*
*Admission is donation-based.
7:00 pmSF History Night | Pacific Heights   $10*
*$10 for non-members; free for SFHA members
8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow   FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Free Rooftop Concert Series at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park

Salesforce Park, SF’s newly-reopened 5.4 acre park on top of the Transit Center hosts a ton of free events every week highlighted by free weekly after-work outdoor rooftop concerts curated by more...

10:00 amFinal $1 Family Movie Day of 2019 | Hayward  $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
10:00 amJack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandca.gov
12:00 pmRosa Los Santos: Free Peruvian Lunchtime Concert | SF  FREE
12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: “Soul Mechanix” | Oakland  FREE
5:30 pm5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF   $39*
*$39 for a 5-Course Tasting Menu (reg. $69), 2 for 1 Tropical Drinks. Please enter FC5-COURSE in your open table reservation or mention Funcheap to your host.
6:00 pmLatin/Jazz/Salsa Concert: Brian Andres & the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel | SF   FREE
7:00 pmDraft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night | SF   FREE*
*RSVP before Tuesday to get pizza
8:00 pm“GOAT$” Extended Comedy from the Greatest of All Time | SF   $10*
*A free promotion for the months of July and August and a $5 offer with a code thereafter (meaning Presales $10/ Presales with Funcheap code $5 requires RSVP/ Door $15)
8:00 pmFree Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15

Thursday, August 29, 2019

2019 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Michael Mina & Ayesha Curry | Ferry Plaza
Thursday, August 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: $4.95*
*Free event, but bring cash for taco purchases.
| Ferry Building

Taco lovers, rejoice! Tacolicious’s annual Guest Chef Series takes place July 11 through August 29, 2019, every Thursday (10 am-2 pm) at CUESA’s Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. The Bay Area’s best chefs—including more...

12:00 pm“People in Plazas” 2019 Market Street Music Festival | SF   FREE
5:00 pm“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
5:30 pm5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF   $39*
*$39 for a 5-Course Tasting Menu (reg. $69), 2 for 1 Tropical Drinks. Please enter FC5-COURSE in your open table reservation or mention Funcheap to your host.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Bottom of the 9th | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:30 pmFrench Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF   FREE
6:30 pmFree Author Talk: Edible Art from Apple to Zucchini | Omnivore Books   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Cajon/Zydeco Accordion Soul Music | Concord   FREE
7:00 pmThe Great Cable Car Chase | SF   FREE
7:45 pmMovies on the Square: “Captain Marvel” | Redwood City   FREE