Tuesday, September 3, 2019

RSVPs Open Today for "Live at Lagunitas" Free Folkin' Friends Concert | Petaluma
Tuesday, September 3 – 12:00 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...

11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays  FREE
12:00 pmTALL: Tenderloin Art Lending Library | SF   FREE
12:00 pm“People in Plazas” Free Surf Music Outdoor Concert | SF   FREE
12:00 pmFree Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery | East Bay   FREE
4:20 pmLive at Lagunitas: Man Man | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
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 play arcade games with purchase from bar
7:30 pmCinema Under The Stars “What About Bob?” | Napa   FREE*
*No outside food or beverage
8:00 pmWin Tix: Dreamy Indie Folk Rock: Slaughter Beach, Dog | Bottom of the Hill   WIN
8:00 pmFirst Tuesdays Free Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | The Layover   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow   FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, September 4 – 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
10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown & Secret Rooftop Gardens   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 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
12:00 pmCountry Blues/Roots Americana Concert: Eric Long | SF   FREE
2:00 pmBey Day: Beyonce’s B-day Celebration w/ Lemonade Spritzes | SF   FREE*
*Free to enter, drink specials
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.
5:00 pmFree Rooftop Delta Blues Concert at Salesforce Park | SF   FREE
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.
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.
5:30 pmFirst Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek   FREE
6:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
6:30 pmIntro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:30 pmFirst Wednesdays Free Beer Shuttle | SF   FREE*
*Shuttle is Free.
6:30 pm2019 Music in the Park Kick Off: “The KTO Project” | Albany   FREE
7:00 pmFree Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose   FREE
7:07 pmOakland A’s $1 Game vs. Los Angeles Angels | 2019   $1*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
7:30 pmHometown Free Comedy Night & Happy Hour | Emeryville   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   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.)
8:00 pmFree Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP


Thursday, September 5, 2019

Thursday, September 5 – 7:30 am | Cost: WIN*
*$75 Students / Non-students can get 30% off their tickets with this exclusive link https://tcrn.ch/32qA6L5
| Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

TC Sessions: Enterprise will take on the big challenges and promise facing enterprise companies today. TechCrunch’s editors will bring to the stage founders and leaders from established and emerging companies to more...

All DaySF Zoo Free Day: South Bay Residents | San Mateo & Santa Clara Counties   FREE*
*Visitors must bring a valid I.D.; each adult must provide proof of residency.
11:00 amFree First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay   FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
2:30 pmRooftop DJ Classes in Salesforce Park | SF   FREE
5:00 pm“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
5:00 pmWin Tix: $30 Food Token at Presidio Twilight | SF   WIN
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: Remix | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:00 pm“Amplify 2019” Spirit Soiree: Hors d’oeuvres & Fund Raising | SF   FREE*
*Complimentary but suggested tax-deductible donation. Additionally, $25, $50 and $150 donations get upgraded perks.
6:00 pmCastro Art Walk | First Thursdays   FREE
6:00 pmFermented NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $13.50*
*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 pmCityDance 2019: Free Live Music, Swing Dance Lesson & Beer Garden | San Jose   FREE
6:00 pmOakland’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Mary Poppins Returns” | Jack London Square   FREE
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: 7-band Tribute to Steve Sage | Concord   FREE
7:00 pmClose-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF   $10*
*Beer, wine, and fancy pastries for sale
7:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Mill Valley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
7:30 pmFree Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley   FREE
7:30 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
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, September 6, 2019

Great Reno Balloon Race 2019 | World's Largest Free Hot-Air Ballooning Event
Friday, September 6 – 5:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rancho San Rafael Regional Park

A great road trip idea from the Ba Area, the Great Reno Balloon Race is the world’s largest free hot-air ballooning event. With nearly 100 balloons and 120,000+ in attendance each more...

All DayHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City   FREE
All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History   FREE
All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
All DayFree First Friday Tour at the Museum of Art & History | Santa Cruz   FREE*
*Normal price admission is $10.
11:00 amTimbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco   FREE*
*Free tours take place on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are limited to 20 people.
12:00 pmRotunda Dance Series: Cuicacalli Dance Company | SF City Hall   FREE
12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Funk/New Orleans Blues | Oakland   FREE
All Day2019 Art Break Day | SF Bay Area   FREE
3:00 pm“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pm“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival   FREE
5:00 pmFilm Night in the Park “Bohemian Rhapsody” Sing-Along | McLaren Park   FREE
5:00 pmFacebook First Fridays | San Jose Museum of Art   FREE*
*Free after 5 pm.
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 pmFree Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP Required
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pmFree Summer Concert: 60s-80s Classic Rock Revue | San Bruno   FREE*
*Bring the whole family and do not forget to bring your chairs & blankets.
6:00 pm“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF   FREE
6:00 pm$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills   $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
6:00 pmFree Outdoor Movie Night: Wreck It Ralph 2 | Hayward   FREE*
*Event begins at 6 pm. Movie begins after dark between 8-8:15 pm.
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:30 pmStarlight Movie Night: “Ralph Breaks the Intenet” | Alameda   FREE
6:30 pmMuseum Heist: An After-Hours Free Escape Room Game | South SF   FREE*
*13+ event. Fully booked, but can be waitlisted.
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:00 pmWorkshop First Fridays | SF   FREE
7:00 pmBernal Heights Outdoor Cinema 2019 Kick Off | SF   FREE
7:15 pmSan Mateo’s Movies in the Park Kick Off: Wreck It Ralph 2 | 2019   FREE
7:30 pmMoonlight Comedy: Free First Friday Comedy Showcase | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pm2019 Movie Under the Stars: Jumanji (2017) | Menlo Park   FREE
8:00 pmThe San Francisco Summer Cocktail Party 2019   FREE*
*Free before 10:30pm, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
8:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose   FREE
8:00 pmFree First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pm“HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $15 at the Door
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free before 6 pm. $5 in advance otherwise, $10 at the door.

Saturday, September 7, 2019

21st Annual Duboce Park Tag Sale | SF
Saturday, September 7 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for bargains
| Duboce Park

Treasure hunters will try to walk away with bargains in their arms and smiles on their faces after shopping at the 21st annual Friends of Duboce Park Tag Sale on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Join more...

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