Saturday, September 7, 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
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayFree Parks Admission Day: Every 1st Saturday | Marin County   FREE
All DayRed Bull’s “Bay Climb”: Insanely-Steep Uphill Bike Battle | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch; $35 to compete
10:00 amJack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours   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
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.
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 Italian Festival “Festa Coloniale Italiana” | North Beach   FREE
All DayChinatown’s Autumn Moon Festival | 2019   FREE
All DayGood Samaritan’s 125th Anniversary Community Celebration | SF   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
All DayPub In the Park: Live Music, Local Brews & Lawn Games | Redwood City   FREE
11:30 am1st Trans March “Black Trans Lives & the Pride in the Park Ball” | Oakland   FREE
All DayThe Crucible’s Fall Open House | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food & drinks. RSVP on Facebook.
All DayHunter Franks & the Neighborhood Postcard Project | Free Saturdays   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 Day2019 Muni Heritage Days: Rare Historic Bus Ride Weekend | SF   FREE*
*Although not confirmed yet for 2019, typically there are free rides from museum at 77 Steuart Street on certain vehicles will be operating from 1 PM to 5 PM between the museum and Pier 39. Regular fare applies to all other Muni, Streetcar and Cable Car rides.
12:00 pm4th Annual West Oakland Artisans Festival | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP is recommended.
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
1:30 pmFirst Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF   FREE
1:30 pmFirst Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland   FREE
2:00 pmDue South Concert Series w/ Giraffage & Astronautica | SF   FREE*
*VIP Premium Seats Available Starting at $50.
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | The Presidio   FREE
3:00 pmFood Bay Carnival “Spicyholick” Night Market | Fremont   4 *
*$4 for single admission, $12 for 4 adult tickets (group package). Children 10 & under is free.
3:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Santa Cruz   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
5:00 pm2019 Under the Stars in Precita Park | Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema   FREE
6:00 pm100 Bay Area Live Readings from “Civil Liberties United” | Oakland   FREE*
*Suggested donation $3-5 (no one turned away for lack of funds)
6:00 pmOakland Pride’s 1st Pre-Pride Block Party | Oakland   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.)
6:30 pmMuseum Heist: An After-Hours Free Escape Room Game | South SF   FREE*
*13+ event. Fully booked, but can be waitlisted.
7:00 pmMovies in Creek Park: Star Trek 2 | San Anselmo   FREE
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
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
8:30 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
9:07 pmFree A’s Post-Game Star Wars™ Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Hills of Solace: Annual Hike to Eugene O'Neill's Tao House | Danville
Sunday, September 8 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration is Recommended.
| Downtown Danville

On September 8, 2019 at 9 am, a free 3.1-mile hike guided hike from downtown Danville to the Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site, led by National Park Service and East Bay more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
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 DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito   FREE
All DayInner Sunset Flea 2019 | Block Party & Street Fair   FREE
10:30 am$12 Bottomless 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 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View   FREE
All DayOakland Pride Parade & Festival | 2019   FREE*
*Parade is free to watch. General admission to the festival is $10; children under 12 are $5
All Day2019 Autumn Moon Festival | Chinatown   FREE
11:00 am“Kidchella 2019” Kids Music Festival: Andy Z & the Andyland Band | Final Day   FREE
All Day“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Tenderloin   FREE
All Day2019 San Jose Mini Maker Faire   $12*
*Tickets are $12 in advance for adults and $8 for children. Kids under 3 are 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 Day2019 Muni Heritage Days: Rare Historic Bus Rides | SF   FREE*
*Although not confirmed yet for 2019, typically there are free rides from museum at 77 Steuart Street on certain vehicles will be operating from 1 PM to 5 PM between the museum and Pier 39. Regular fare applies to all other Muni, Streetcar and Cable Car rides.
1:00 pm8th Annual San Francisco “Indian Summer Guac Off” | 2019   FREE*
*Free if you bring a guac to compete with. Donations required if you're just tasting.
1:30 pm2019 Opera in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | The Presidio   FREE
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE
3:00 pmFood Bay Carnival “Spicyholick” Night Market | Fremont   4 *
*$4 for single admission, $12 for 4 adult tickets (group package). Children 10 & under is free.
3:00 pmFinal Day: SF Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Santa Cruz   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
4:00 pm“Unearthed” Organ Recital w/ Ugo Sforza | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free with $10 suggested donation.
5:00 pmFree Bay Shore Lyric Opera Concert in the Park | Redwood City   FREE
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, September 9, 2019

Rooftop Gardening for a Sustainable SF | Salesforce Park
Monday, September 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park

A series of discussions and workshops led by staff of the San Francisco Botanical Garden focusing on simple, economical, and effective ways to make the most of your garden while improving more...

12:00 pmRooftop Drum Circle in Salesforce Park | SF   FREE
All DayWalnut Creek’s Brand New “Painted Pianos” | Sep. 9 – Oct. 18   FREE*
*Weather Permitting.
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.
8:30 pmBottomless Standards Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*21 and over

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl   $2*
*$2 Per Game, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for members / $4 per game for non-members
12:00 pmRSVPs Open Today for “Live at Lagunitas” Free Strfkr Concert | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
12:00 pmBrand New “Painted Pianos” Musical Art & Live Performance | Walnut Creek   FREE*
*Weather Permitting.
12:00 pmOakland’s Free “AMP” Street Music Festival | Every Tue-Thu   FREE
12:30 pmPoetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
5:30 pmMarin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael   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 pmMonthly Game Night at the Library | Napa   FREE
7:00 pmJericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
7:30 pmCinema Under The Stars “A League of their Own” | Napa   FREE*
*No outside food or beverage
8:00 pmFree Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.
8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow   FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Wednesday, September 11 – 11:59 am | Cost: WIN | All Over Oakland

Like a secret insiders’ club for beer lovers, get 26 beers at 26 bars all over Oakland for just $40 – good thru August 1, 2020 at bars like The Layover, more...

10:00 amFree Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland  FREE*
*Tours are offered Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. Reservations are recommended but not required.
2:00 pmState-of-the-Art Green Building Tour | SF Public Utilities Office   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Limited to maximum of 30 guests. Arrive 10 minutes prior to tour start time.
5:00 pmFree Rooftop Indie Rock Concert at Salesforce Park | SF   FREE
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 pmCuban/Brazilian/Salsa Concert: The Sonando Project | SF   FREE
6:30 pm2019 Music in the Park: “Pop Fiction” | Albany   FREE
7:00 pmThe Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmDraft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night | SF   FREE*
*RSVP before Tuesday to get pizza
7:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “Hustlers” | Century San Francisco Centre 9 (SF)   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:00 pmFree Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose   FREE
7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley   FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmFree Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP

Thursday, September 12, 2019

SF Zoo Free Day: San Francisco Residents | 2019
Thursday, September 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Visitors must bring a valid I.D.; each adult must provide proof of residency.
| San Francisco Zoo

In celebration of its 90th anniversary this year, San Francisco Zoo & Gardens is opening its doors Thursdays in September to Bay Area communities with extended hours, special activities and free more...

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 pm“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.