Wednesday, February 5, 2020

SF Son Jarocho Festival: "Del Campo Son" Book Release & Signing | Brava Theater
Wednesday, February 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Selected free events.
| Brava Theater

Come celebrate the release of Del Campo Son, an anthology of stories about musicians from San Andrés Tuxtla. The event features an interview between KPOO’s Chelis Lopez and the anthology’s editor, more...

7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Donation of $10-20 per audience member is recommended and appreciated.
7:30 pmHometown Free Comedy Night & Happy Hour | Emeryville   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   FREE

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, February 6 – 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
1:00 pmPresidio Main Post Guided Walking Tour | SF   FREE
5:00 pmAsian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF   $10*
*General admission tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, students and youths (age 13-17). There is a $10 surcharge for special exhibition tickets.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Science of Light | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmBuzzed NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF   $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 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
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmThrowback Thursdays at Virgil’s: Late 90’s to Early 2000’s Pop | SF   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, February 7, 2020

Free First Friday Tour at the Museum of Art & History | Santa Cruz
Friday, February 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Normal price admission is $10.
| Museum of Art & History (Santa Cruz)

Come experience the 3rd Annual Sculpture on Wheels Car Show at the MAH as a stop on the First Friday Art Tour, beginning August 2, 2019. Make the MAH a stop on more...

All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
All DayHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
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.
All DaySF Beer Week 2020 | February 7-16   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 pmFriday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland   FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Ages 18 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.
5:00 pmFacebook First Fridays | San Jose Museum of Art   FREE*
*Free after 5 pm.
6:00 pmSF Son Jarocho Festival: Fandango de La Candelaria | Brava Theater   FREE*
*Selected free events.
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
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.
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:30 pmDowntown Oakland Comedy Night | Every Friday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP (otherwise it's $10 at door) - Donations greatly appreciated.
7:30 pmMoonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Dance Party | The Uptown   FREE*
*Donation of $10-20 per audience member is recommended and appreciated
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
7:30 pm“HellaFunny Fridays” Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
8:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose   FREE
8:00 pmSan Francisco’s Winter Cocktail Party | 2020   FREE*
*Free before 10:30pm, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
9:00 pmHellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free from 6 pm to 10 pm. $5 in advance, $10 at the door.
10:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   $5*
*$5 cover

Saturday, February 8, 2020

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...

9:00 amTrail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF  FREE
All DayFree Legion of Honor Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
All DayKNBR Giants FanFest 2020 | Oracle Park   FREE*
*Free admission, but there may be a parking charge
All Day2020 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF   FREE
10:00 amTulipmania 2020 at Pier 39 | February 8-17   FREE
All DayTax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF   FREE
All DaySF Beer Week: Dog Day Afternoon & Adoption Fair | SF   FREE*
*Pay as you go.
12:00 pmSF Beer Week: Blind Tiger Release Party | SF   FREE*
*Pay as you go.
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
12:00 pmFree Beginner Parkour “Urban Ninja” Class   FREE
12:00 pmSantana Row Lunar New Year Celebration | San Jose   FREE
1:00 pmWin Tix: Fog City Magic Fest 2020 | SF   WIN*
*$30 General Admission, $20 for Family Show on Saturday, Feb 8.
2:00 pmFree Macy’s Cooking Demo & Lunar New Year Celebration | SF   FREE
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
3:00 pmFree Author Talk on Brew-infused Breads & Rolls | Omnivore Books   FREE
5:00 pm2020 Chinese New Year Parade | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch (standing room or bring your chair); official parade bleacher seats start at $38
7:00 pmDowntown SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE
8:30 pm“Downtown Comedy Night” Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door. Free for first 50 to RSVP
9:00 pm“FirstClass: Departure” DJ Saturday Nights | Oakland   FREE

Sunday, February 9, 2020

2020 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF
Sunday, February 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Portsmouth Square

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Chinatown. The Chinatown Community Street Fair takes place the weekend of the Chinese New Year Parade. At the fair, experience Chinese cultural arts such 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 DayTax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | Richmond Dist.   FREE
10:30 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View   FREE
10:30 amSF Landmarks Bike Tour w/ Fort Point | SF   $10
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE
6:00 pmStrange Brew Movie Night w/ Ghiradelli | SF   FREE*
*Pay as You Go
7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, February 10, 2020

Bob Ross Painting Party & Limited Can Release | SF
Monday, February 10 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No Cover. Pay for Beer.
| Laughing Monk Brewing

To celebrate the release of Brother Bob, they will be hosting a Bob Ross Painting Party. You are invited to sip on some Brother Bob and paint some happy little trees more...

6:30 pmCyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmIntro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
8:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Night | SF   FREE

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 more...

All Day“Big Compute” Fest w/ NASA + Intel at SFJAZZ | 2020   FREE
All Day$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl   $2
5:30 pmMarin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael   FREE
6:00 pmMonthly Game Night at the Library | Napa   FREE
7:00 pm“Hills for Tacos” Run Hill Repeats & Get Free Tacos & Beer | SF   FREE*
*No RSVP required - just show up at the shop ready to run.
8:00 pm“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $10 at door.
8:00 pmFree Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

"Big Compute" Fest w/ NASA + Intel at SFJAZZ | 2020
Wednesday, February 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SFJAZZ Center

Big Compute 20 is a gathering of makers and visionaries united by a passion of what can be achieved with today’s unlimited compute. In celebration of our initial launch of Big more...

All Day2-for-1 Tix: Alcatraz Boat Cruise | SF   2-for-1*
*Normally $39.90 per person - valid for day tours on select Tuesdays/Wednesday between January 7 to February 26, 2020. Valid Bay Area ID required
6:00 pmSF Beer Week: Card Game Night | Laughing Monk Brewing   FREE*
*Pay as You Go
6:30 pmWin Tix: “The Photograph” Sneak Preview Movie | San Francisco Centre 9   WIN
7:00 pmFolded Book Art: Valentine’s Edition | Mountain View Library   FREE*
*Free, but registration is required.
7:00 pmThe Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Donation of $10-20 per audience member is recommended and appreciated.
7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley   FREE