Saturday, August 31, 2019

SF's "Museums for All" Summer of Free Museums | Final Weekend

The city of San Francisco is starting a brand new program to provide free summer admission to 15+  local museums and cultural institutions for all San Francisco residents who receive public more...

9:00 am2019 Cycle Fest Bike, Gear Swap & Group Ride | Sports Basement   FREE
All DayFree de Young 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 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 Day49th Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival | Aug 31-Sept 1   FREE
All Day2019 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods | Aug. 31-Sept. 2   FREE
All Day2019 Free Fishing Day | SF   FREE
All DayApplebee’s $1 Mai Tai | Final Day   $1
10:00 am3rd Annual Morgan Hill Blues Festival | South Bay   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
All DayCrab Cove Fish Festival: Free Fishing Lessons & Fish Bicycle Parade | Alameda   FREE
All Day20th Annual Rail Fair: Unlimited Train Rides & Farmyard Activities | Aug. 31-Sept. 2   $12*
*$12/adults and seniors (ages 18+); $9/children (ages 4-17); ages 3 and under are free.
All Day118th San Francisco City Open Tennis Tournament | Aug. 31-Sept. 2   FREE*
*Free to watch
10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mailaallen@oaklandca.gov.
10:30 amFree Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF   $12*
*Get one complimentary drink with your brunch - and don't forget to tip like a rockstar. Upgrade to bottomless for $12.
10:30 amIcebreaker Vortex Swim Celebration | SF   FREE
All Day2019 Lebanese Festival: Music, Dance & Food | Redwood City   FREE
All Day2019 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre Wrestling & 20+Taco Trucks | San Jose   FREE*
*Free Admission. All Ages Event (21+ to purchase alcohol). $7 Parking on Saturdays at the Flea Market
11:00 amWin Tix: The San Francisco Rosé Soirée | Parklab Gardens   WIN
11:00 amHiero “Family Day In The Park” Free Festival | Oakland   FREE
12:00 pmConcord Vibe Beer Release Pop-up Party | East Bay   $5
All DayRBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Petaluma   FREE
12:00 pmFree Saturdays at de Young Museum: Tattoo Talk w/ Tex Buss | SF   FREE
All Day49th Annual Belmont Greek Festival | Aug. 31-Sept. 2   $5*
*Early Bird- Adults $5, Teens/seniors: $2.50, Children 12 and under: Free with adult. Otherwise at the gate- General Admission (Adults) $6, (Seniors & Youth (13 - 17) $3
1:00 pmPlaying in the Plaza: Jazz & Gospel Vocalist | Emeryville   FREE
1:00 pmTrader Vic’s 75th “Mai Tai” Day Celebration | Emeryville   $75*
*Adult: $75 Children Under 12: $30 (Advance Ticket Sales Ended on Eventbrite)
1:00 pmKippy Marks: Live Music Performance | Live in the Castro   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | The Presidio   FREE
2:00 pmFree Macy’s Cooking Demo: Sharon Nahm of E&O Kitchen & Bar | SF   FREE
2:00 pmSF Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
5:00 pmCompton’s Cafeteria Riots 53rd Anniversary Party | SF   FREE
7:00 pmMovies in Creek Park: Rocky | San Anselmo   FREE
7:00 pmDowntown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door. Free for first 50 to RSVP
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
9:45 pmWin Tix: Host Battle: Camin vs Cannon | The Punch Line   WIN
10:00 pmNo Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Dance Party | Bar Fluxus   FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm. $5 After

Sunday, September 1, 2019

All of SF's Free Monthly Museum Days | August 2019
Sunday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Details vary for each museum and cultural institution
| All Over the Bay Area

Whether the economy is strong or sour, most of the museums in San Francisco and the Bay Area throw their doors open once a month to allow free admission to all more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
10:00 amAsian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF   FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
All Day2019 Millbrae Art & Wine Festival: Car Show, Live Music & Rides | Final Day   FREE
All Day2019 Brazilian Day & Lavagem Festival | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
All Day2019 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods | Peninsula   FREE
All Day$3 Sunday Funday Bowling Specials | Concord   $3*
*$3 Games, $3 Soda and $3 Beer for members / $5 per game for non-members
All Day2019 Architecture & the City Festival Kick Off | SF   FREE
All Day20th Annual Rail Fair: Unlimited Train Rides & Farmyard Activities | Fremont   $12*
*$12/adults and seniors (ages 18+); $9/children (ages 4-17); ages 3 and under are free.
All Day118th San Francisco City Open Tennis Tournament | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free to watch
All DaySF’s Brand New “Fog City Flea” at The Ferry Building | Sep. 1 – Nov. 17   FREE
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
10:30 amFree Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF   $12*
*Get one complimentary drink with your brunch - and don't forget to tip like a rockstar. Upgrade to bottomless for $12.
All Day2019 San Francisco Zine Fest | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 amAlfred Hitchcock’s Labor Day Walking Tour | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
All Day2019 Pan-African Festival in the Park | Oakland   FREE
11:00 am2019 Civic Center Commons Block Party | SF   FREE
11:00 amFree Outdoor Family Fun: Rotating Shows & Exciting Stories | Salesforce Park   FREE
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.
All Day49th Annual Belmont Greek Festival | Sunday   $5*
*Early Bird- Adults $5, Teens/seniors: $2.50, Children 12 and under: Free with adult. Otherwise at the gate- General Admission (Adults) $6, (Seniors & Youth (13 - 17) $3
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmAmerican Bon Dancing: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
1:00 pmFree Labor Day Symphony Concerts in the Park | Sept. 1-2   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | The Presidio   FREE
2:00 pmTango on the Square | Union Square Live   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
3:00 pmCuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
6:00 pmFree Summer Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose   FREE*
*Free, but arrive early as the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
6:00 pmFree Summer Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay   FREE*
*Free admission, but arrive early as the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
6:00 pm“Sunset by the Lake” Alternative/Indie Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill   FREE
7:00 pmClutch The Pearls: Drag Cabaret Night | Make Out Room   $5*
*Sliding scale donation of $5 to $10.
7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE


Monday, September 2, 2019

Il Giro di San Francisco Bike Race | 2019
Monday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Levi's Plaza

Il Giro di San Francisco (formerly the “San Francisco Gran Prix”) is an annual bike race around the streets of San Francisco that’s had competitors cruising around the city since 1975. It’s more...

All DayLabor Day Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket   FREE*
*Free parking for M-F street sweeping, residential permits, and commuter towaway. Meters are still enforced. SF Port streets also are enforced.
9:15 amVolunteer: Serve 2,500 Meals to the Homeless on Labor Day | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required
All Day10 Different Free Guided Walking Tours: Labor Day | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Japanese Tea Garden may require an additional charge.
All Day2019 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods: Labor Day | Peninsula   FREE
All Day20th Annual Rail Fair: Unlimited Train Rides & Farmyard Activities | Labor Day   $12*
*$12/adults and seniors (ages 18+); $9/children (ages 4-17); ages 3 and under are free.
All Day118th SF City Open Tennis Tournament: Finals | Labor Day   FREE*
*Free to watch
All DayHiero Day 2019: Hip Hop Music Fest & Block Party | Oakland   $19.93*
*$19.93 General Admission; $199.93 VIP
11:00 amWin Tix: 8th Annual Hiero Day Music Block Party | Oakland   WIN
11:30 am2019 “Abbots Bromliad” Largest Antler Dance & Meadow Picnic | Oakland   FREE
All Day49th Annual Belmont Greek Festival | Labor Day   $5*
*Early Bird- Adults $5, Teens/seniors: $2.50, Children 12 and under: Free with adult. Otherwise at the gate- General Admission (Adults) $6, (Seniors & Youth (13 - 17) $3
1:00 pmFree Labor Day Monday Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pm2019 Salsa Block Party: Dancing, Live Music & DJs | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but a suggested $10 donation will help pay for expenses and a portion goes to charity.
2:00 pmWonder Women of UC Berkeley Walking Tour | East Bay   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | The Presidio   FREE
All Day17th Annual Cowgirl Palooza Labor Day Party | El Rio   $10
5:00 pmFree Cab & Uber/Lyft Rides on Labor Day | Bay Area   FREE*
*Free up to $20.00 - pre-registration required
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
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, September 3 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is more...

9:30 amde Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: How To Train Your Dragon & Storks | Fairfield   $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: How To Train Your Dragon & Storks | Dublin   $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
10:00 amConservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park   FREE
All Day$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl   $2*
*$2 Per Game, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for members / $4 per game for non-members
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