Friday, November 1, 2019

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, November 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)

San Francisco Bike Party  (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a more...

8:00 pmFree First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
8:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   $5*
*$5 in advance. $10 at the door.
10:00 pmHellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

Every Saturday, the Legion of Honor 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 more...

9:00 amCleaning & Greening: Coffee, Bagels & Conversation | SF  FREE
9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
9:00 amFirst Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland  FREE
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
All DayFree Parks Admission Day: Every 1st Saturday | Marin County   FREE
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
All Day2019 Bay Area Science Festival at Oracle Park | SF   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
All DaySan Francisco Open Studios 2019 | Final Weekend   FREE
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
1:30 pmFirst Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland   FREE
1:30 pmFirst Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF   FREE
6:30 pmSpontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland   FREE*
*There is a one-drink minimum (doesn't have to be an alcoholic drink, but bring ID, 21+ only.)
7:00 pm2019 Dia de los Muertos Procession | SF   FREE
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
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
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5


Sunday, November 3, 2019

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, November 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
10:00 am$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California   $5*
* Suggested donation of $5 for GA/ additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions
All DaySan Francisco Open Studios 2019 | Final Day   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pmCuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
7:00 pmClutch The Pearls: Drag Cabaret Night | Make Out Room   $5*
*Sliding scale donation of $5 to $10.

Monday, November 4, 2019

8:00 pm“Misery Index: Monday Comedy at The Rite Spot” | Mission Dist.  FREE
8:00 pmFree Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room  FREE
8:00 pm“Where’s The Local Talent?” Comedy Night | SF  FREE

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, November 5 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum

Located in beautiful Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum founded in 1895. Your visit includes a whirlwind trip around the world as the museum’s collections more...

9:30 amLegion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
10:00 amConservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park   FREE
11:00 amFirst Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum   FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmTALL: Tenderloin Art Lending Library | SF   FREE
12:00 pmFree Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery | East Bay   FREE
5:30 pm2 for 1 Margaritas “Taco Tuesday” | SF   2-for-1*
*Get 2 for 1 Margaritas on Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 10pm. And tip like a rockstar.
6:00 pmThe Detour Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday   FREE*
*Free unlimited play wristband with any purchase from bar
8:00 pmFirst Tuesdays Free Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | The Layover   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, November 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Enjoy free admission to the UC Botanical Garden on the first Wednesday of every month month from 9 am to 5 pm year round. Established in 1890, the Garden, which is open more...

All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day  FREE
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
3:00 pmRanch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa   FREE*
*$5 donation suggested per person, but no one is turned away for lack of funds. RSVP requested but not required.
5:30 pm“Rainbow Family Night”: LGBTQ Parents Support Group | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. There is also a suggested donation of $10 per adult however no one is turned away for lack of funds.
6:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
6:30 pmFirst Wednesdays Free Beer Shuttle | SF   FREE*
*Shuttle is Free.
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:30 pmIntro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pmHometown Free Comedy Night & Happy Hour | Emeryville   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP
7:30 pmShaping SF Lecture: Alcatraz Occupation | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pmThe Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement   $5*
*$5 with discount code "funcheap" (First 20 people to RSVP with their emails to info@setupcomedy.com can get in for free.)

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, November 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected more...

12:30 pmFree 30-Minute Core & Stretch Express | Salesforce Park   FREE
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmCastro Art Walk | First Thursdays   FREE
7:00 pmClose-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF   $10*
*Beer, wine, and fancy pastries for sale
7:00 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
7:00 pmFree Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley   FREE
8:00 pmThrowback Thursdays at Virgil’s: Late 90’s to Early 2000’s Pop | SF   FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
9:00 pmBay Party Vibes on the D-block | SF   FREE
9:30 pmSadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF   FREE

Friday, November 8, 2019

Rotunda Dance Series: Nava Dance Theatre | SF City Hall
Friday, November 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

The “Rotunda Dance Series” is a set of free monthly dance performances in San Francisco City Hall’s extraordinary rotunda, Dancers’ Group and World Arts West have once again partnered to bring audiences more...

5:00 pmVallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays   FREE
5:00 pmSecond Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael   FREE
6:00 pm“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio   FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
6:00 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
6:30 pmSan José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019   FREE
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night w/ Danny Dechi & Friends | Outer Richmond   FREE
7:00 pmSpontaneous Storytelling: True Stories & Free Drinks for Storytellers | SF   $5*
*Just tell them at the door you heard about it on SF Funcheap and get in for $5 instead of $10
7:00 pmBig Mood Comedy: Free Stand-Up Comedy Show | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmLaughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works   FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Pinterest & SFMade "38Makers" Holiday Gift Fair | SF

38Makers kicks off its sixth year with a holiday fair specially curated by Pinterest for shoppers looking for artisan, locally-made gifts in a unique and festive setting. Imagine you discover a Pinterest more...

9:00 amTrail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF  FREE
11:00 amSecond Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square   FREE
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
12:00 pmGarden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF   FREE
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
8:00 pmCorkscrewed Stand-up Comedy & Wine Night | SF   $10*
*$10 advance / $20 door (2 drink minimum)
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE
9:00 pm“FirstClass: Departure” DJ Saturday Nights | Oakland   FREE

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Inner Sunset Flea 2019 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, November 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving

Join the Inner Sunset Flea on the second Sunday of the month from April to November 2019. Come hunt for a bargain, sit down for some food, let the children play, more...

All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito   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 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View   FREE
All Day2019 Veterans Day Parade | SF   FREE
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE

Monday, November 11, 2019

Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2019

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...