Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Learn to Play Chess Like a Boss: Tips & Tactics | SF
Tuesday, October 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mechanics' Institute

The path to a perfect checkmate is possible with the advice and techniques of a Grand Master player in this informative and accessible chess book. You already know just how enjoyable–and challenging–the more...

5:00 pmFree Humphry Slocombe Scoops: Ginger-Lemon Sorbet | Berkeley   FREE
5:30 pm“Writing with Strangers” at Salesforce Park | Final Night of 2019   FREE*
*https://salesforcetransitcenter.com/events/
6:30 pm“Terror Vault” SF’s Epic Halloween Haunt Returns | Oct. 10 – Nov. 10   $10 off*
*Normally $62, get exclusive $52 tix with secret code FUNCHEAP on select dates. Limited to 50 per date.
7:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Thing: Free Pizza, Cheap Beer & Giveaways | SF   FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
7:30 pmCinema Under The Stars “Beetlejuice” | Napa   FREE*
*No outside food or beverage
8:00 pmWin Tix: Dinosaurs of Comedy: Larry “Bubbles” Brown & More | Punch Line   WIN
8:00 pmWin Tix: Indie Rock Multi-instrumentalist: Andrew Bird | Fox Theater   WIN
8:00 pm“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $10 at door.
11:59 pmOrionids Meteor Shower 2019 | Halley’s Comet’s Debris   FREE

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Free Rooftop Puerto Rico Concert at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, October 23 – 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...

5:00 pm2019 Santa Cruz Restaurant Week | Final Day  $25*
*No Entrance Fee. $25 is the starting price of the menus not including tax and gratuity
6:30 pm“Terror Vault” SF’s Epic Halloween Haunt Returns | Oct. 10 – Nov. 10   $10 off*
*Normally $62, get exclusive $52 tix with secret code FUNCHEAP on select dates. Limited to 50 per date.
7:00 pmWin Tix: “Disney on Ice” at SAP Center | San Jose   WIN
7:00 pmFree Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose   FREE
7:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “Countdown” | Century San Francisco Centre 9 (SF)   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmShaping SF Lecture: Shellmounds, Indigenous Culture & Ecology | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmFree Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
8:00 pm“GOAT$” 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 pm“Game of Thrones” Trivia at Emporium | SF   FREE*
*Free, no RSVP required
8:00 pmWin Tix: A Gorey Halloween: The Edwardian Ball 20th Anniversary | The Chapel   WIN
8:30 pmWin Tix: Hard Rock Blues: The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band | Bottom of the Hill   WIN


Thursday, October 24, 2019

SF Hispanic Heritage Festival: Free Mask Making w/ The Mexican Museum | SF
Thursday, October 24 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Bay Branch Library

On October 24, 2019 at 3:30 pm, learn about the significance and social purpose of masks from different regions of Mexico and construct your own 2D/3D masks with The Mexican Museum. more...

12:30 pmFree 30-Minute Core & Stretch Express | Salesforce Park  FREE
1:00 pm“LINES” Free Ballet Dance Workshop | Grace Cathedral  FREE*
*Free and open to all; registration on arrival.
2:30 pmRooftop DJ Classes in Salesforce Park | SF  FREE
5:00 pmCreative Flow: Accessible Art Making Experience | Salesforce Park   FREE
5:30 pmDJ Party in the Park “Thursdays on Vinyl” | Salesforce Park   FREE
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmCyberspace NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF   $14.25*
*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 pmExploratorium After Dark: It’s Alive | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:30 pm“Terror Vault” SF’s Epic Halloween Haunt Returns | Oct. 10 – Nov. 10   $10 off*
*Normally $62, get exclusive $52 tix with secret code FUNCHEAP on select dates. Limited to 50 per date.
7:00 pmSFMOMA”s “Soft Power” Artists Discussion | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. No museum admission required. Tickets to the Artists’ Discussion will be available as of September 19.
7:00 pmThe Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland   $10*
*The show is $10 online or $15 Cash, Venmo or Square at the door. Complimentary pizza & wine will be served. Feel free to also BYOB or bring dinner. Show is 21+.
7:30 pm“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
9:00 pmLa Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission   FREE

Friday, October 25, 2019

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Castro & Forest Hill
Friday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So more...

All DayOpening Day: Bay Area Science Festival | 2019   FREE*
*Some events may require an RSVP or have other restrictions.
All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos   FREE
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
3:00 pmThrill The World 2019: Guinness World Record Thriller Dance-Off | Campbell   FREE
3:00 pmBay Area Science Festival: Community Creek Zoo Adventure | Oakland   FREE*
*Some events may require an RSVP or have other restrictions.
3:00 pmScaregrove 2019: Halloween Festival in the Park | SF   $10*
*Admission is $10 per person; children under 2 years old are free
4:00 pm2019 Halloween Trunk or Treat & Live Music | Mill Valley   FREE
5:00 pmThe Final “Off the Grid” Friday Night Market of 2019 | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:00 pmFree Swing Dance Class on SF’s Rooftop Park | SF   FREE
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
5:30 pmFree Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP Required
6:00 pm2019 “Crawloween” Halloween Pub Crawl | SF   $12*
*Early Bird Ticket (Sold out)Tier Pub Crawl ticket ranges from $12 to $25.
6:00 pmFriday Movie in the Park: “The Incredibles 2” | McCoppin Sq.   FREE
6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
6:00 pm2019 Spooky Halloween Carnival: Costume Parade & Contest | Japantown   $7*
*$7 per person
6:00 pmHayes Valley’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Woman at War” | SF   FREE
6:30 pm“Terror Vault” SF’s Epic Halloween Haunt Returns | Oct. 10 – Nov. 10   $10 off*
*Normally $62, get exclusive $52 tix with secret code FUNCHEAP on select dates. Limited to 50 per date.
6:30 pmAnnual Halloween Carnival: Games & Cookie Decorating | Albany   FREE
7:00 pmDeathrock Halloween Party: Live Music & Circus Show | Milk Bar   $10*
*$10 admission - 21+ w/ ID
7:00 pmWin Tix: “Mayhem Mansion” Haunted Tours of 1886 Victorian | SF   WIN*
*Regular price: $23 adv for adults - Use code FUNCHEAP for $2 off tickets
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF   $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:30 pmLaughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works   FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
7:30 pm“The Most Famous Symphony Ever Written” Free Main Stage Concert | SF   FREE*
*Free, but seating is first come, first served
7:30 pm“HellaFunny Fridays” San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
7:30 pmHaunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pm“Subversion” A Progressive Works Comedy Night | SF   FREE
9:00 pm“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP to soupcomedyrsvp@gmail.com, Suggested donation of $10 per person at the end of the night.
9:30 pm“HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $15 at the Door

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday

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

All DayCal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Glen Park & Noe Valley   FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
All DayFree Legion of Honor Museum Day for Bay Area 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 DayHealth & Arts at the Park | SF   FREE
10:00 amLast of 2019: Free Oakland Summer Walking Tour | Old Oakland   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
10:00 amWin Tix: SF’s Neighborhood Haunted House w/ Aliens & Monsters | Oct. 12 – Nov. 9   WIN*
*$9.99 for Adults. Free for kids 14 and under. Get $1 off Adults for Funcheap readers
All Day2019 North Bay Science Discovery Day | Santa Rosa   FREE
All DayTreasureFest: Halloween Market: Trick-or-Treating | SF   $3*
*$3-$5 early bird online / $7 last minute - includes free parking.
All Day2019 Leap Sandcastle Classic: NorCal’s Biggest Sandcastle Comp. | Ocean Beach   FREE
All Day2019 DogFest Bay Area: Halloween Doggy Festival | Oakland   FREE
All DayBay Area Science Festival: STEAM at the Library | Redwood City   FREE*
*Some events may require an RSVP or have other restrictions.
All DayBalbooa Fright Fest 2019: Halloween Block Party | SF   FREE
All Day2019 East Bay Science Discovery Day | Hayward   FREE
All DaySF Open Studios 2019 | Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Mission & Castro   FREE
11:30 amSFMOMA”s “Soft Power” Artists’ Films Screenings | SF   FREE*
*Free admission. First come, first served.
11:30 amSan Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park   FREE
12:00 pm2019 Pumpkin Jubilee Festival: Carving Demo, Carriage Rides & Live Music | Danville   FREE
All Day1st Annual Alameda Harvest Celebration | 2019   FREE
12:00 pm2019 BayviewLIVE Festival “Uproar” Urban Music, Arts & Culture | SF   FREE
12:00 pmHalloween Trick-or-Treating, Pet Costume Contest & Face Painting | Ghirardelli Sq.   FREE
2:00 pm2019 Trunk or Treat Halloween Fest: Pumpkin Painting, Hay Rides & Games | Oakland   FREE
2:00 pmOcean Avenue 3rd Annual Halloween Fair | SF   FREE*
*Free. Donations are accepted.
2:00 pm2019 “Crawloween” Halloween Pub Crawl | SF   $12*
*Early Bird Ticket (Sold out)Tier Pub Crawl ticket ranges from $12 to $25.
3:00 pmSF Hispanic Heritage Festival: Free Latin Jazz, Salsa Music Demo & Concert | SF   FREE
4:00 pmCastro Halloween Block Party 2019: “Glow in the Streets” | SF   $10*
*Technically free, but $10+ donations are requested
5:30 pm“Spooktacular” Halloween Twilight Hike | Fremont   FREE*
*No registration required.
6:30 pmTown Square Free Movie Night: Addams Family Values | Noe Valley   FREE*
*Bring your own blankets, lawn chairs and picnic.
6:30 pm“Terror Vault” SF’s Epic Halloween Haunt Returns | Oct. 10 – Nov. 10   $10 off*
*Normally $62, get exclusive $52 tix with secret code FUNCHEAP on select dates. Limited to 50 per date.
7:00 pmMovies in Creek Park: Beetlejuice | San Anselmo   FREE
7:00 pmDowntown SF’s Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP
7:30 pm“The Most Famous Symphony Ever Written” Free Main Stage Concert | Palo Alto   FREE*
*Free, but seating is first come, first served
7:30 pmHaunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.