Wednesday, September 5, 2018

8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay  FREE
8:00 pm“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF  $5

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, September 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...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
12:30 pmJohn Brothers Piano Company: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFree Organic Veggie Community Dinner | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Donations are welcome.
6:00 pmCastro Art Walk | First Thursdays   FREE
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Lafayette Studio Big Band | Concord   FREE
6:30 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Merced   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted


Friday, September 7, 2018

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, September 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center

Chabot Space & Science Center Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited more...

All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: R & B/Soul | Oakland  FREE
6:00 pm“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF   FREE
6:30 pmStarlight Movie Night: “Coco” | Alameda   FREE
7:00 pmBayview First Fridays: Entertainment, Karaoke & Food Truck | Seven Stills   FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and drinks
7:30 pmMovies Under the Stars “Lion King” | Walnut Creek   FREE*
*Admission is free, but you can help support the program with a $2 donation per person.
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pmFree First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown   FREE
8:00 pm2018 Movie Under the Stars: Star Wars – The Last Jedi | Menlo Park   FREE

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Fall 2018 Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, September 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

All Day2018 Muni Heritage Days: Rare Historic Bus Ride Weekend | SF   FREE*
*Free rides on special historic streetcars and busses and free admission to the Railway Museum.
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-mail aallen@oaklandnet.com.
10:00 amVolunteer at SF Botanical Garden: Guided Info Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*RSVP Required
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
1:00 pmMarcus Shelby Orchestra Blackball: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
1:00 pmThe Fiddle Castros: Classical Revolution & Underground | Live in the Castro   FREE
1:00 pmFacebook Fiesta: Latin Cultural Fest w/ Live Music & Dancers‎ | Menlo Park   FREE
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
3:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Santa Cruz   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
7:30 pmFilm Night in the Park “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” | Union Square   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

2018 Muni Heritage Days: Rare Historic Bus Rides | SF
Sunday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free rides on special historic streetcars and busses and free admission to the Railway Museum.
| San Francisco Railway Museum

SFMTA San Francisco transit history comes back to life at this annual, weekend-long blast from the past dating back to the 19th century. During Muni Heritage Weekend, visitors will be able to ride more...

All DayInner Sunset Flea 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair   FREE
All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito   FREE
11:00 am“Kidchella 2018” Kids Summer Music Festival: Andy Z & The Andyland Band | Redwood City   FREE
11:00 am“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Western Addition   FREE
12:00 pmSummer Sunday Concert | Niles Town Plaza   FREE
12:00 pm“Napa Live: Inside Out” Music Festival & Crawl | North Bay   FREE
1:00 pm2012 X-Factor Finalist “Jason Brock” | Live! in the Castro   FREE
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE
2:00 pmBlues Concert: Bitter Blues Band | Union Square Live   FREE
2:30 pmWin Tix: Straus Farms Tours with Cows & Cheese | Marin   WIN
3:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s Final Day “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Santa Cruz   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
4:00 pmOutdoor Matinee Block Party: “West Side Story”| Berkeley Art Museum   FREE
5:00 pmFree Bay Shore Lyric Opera Concert in the Park | Redwood City   FREE

Monday, September 10, 2018

Live at Lagunitas: Lauren Ruth Ward | Petaluma
Monday, September 10 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery

Laguintas 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...

8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF   FREE
9:30 pm“Find Me at the Club” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

Andrew Steinmetz 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 more...

12:00 pm“Lagunitas Live”: RSVPs Open for Free The Front Bottoms Concert | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
12:30 pmPoetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
5:30 pmMarin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael   FREE
7:00 pmPerfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

American Roots/Folk Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live
Wednesday, September 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park

Wed September 12: 6-8pm — Moonalice (American Roots/Folk) Moonalice is a band of seasoned musicians who feel that live music should be a communal experience where the listener and musicians feed and more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & 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@oaklandnet.com
6:30 pm2018 Music in the Park: Bumper Jacksons | Albany   FREE
7:00 pmThe Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, September 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when more...

6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Annie Sampson | Concord   FREE
7:00 pmFree Movie Night | Orinda Theatre   FREE
7:30 pm“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.

Friday, September 14, 2018

2018 "Eat Real" Street Food Festival: Friday | Oakland
Friday, September 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase.
| Jack London Square

Eat Real combines a state fair, a street-food festival, and a block party to create a celebration of good food. At the Eat Real Festival, participants learn where food comes from, more...

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Grammy Award – Winnng Jazz Violinist | Oakland   FREE
5:00 pmVallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays   FREE
5:30 pmPoint Richmond Concert: Rock, Blues & Bluegrass | East Bay   FREE
6:00 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
6:30 pmSan José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018   FREE
6:45 pmPoint Richmond Concert: Latin, Reggae, Caribbean | East Bay   FREE
7:45 pm2018 Movie Under the Stars: Paddington 2 | Menlo Park   FREE
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free, before 10 pm. $10 after.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

A's "Play Ball" Sandlot-Style Baseball Festival: Final Day | Oakland
Saturday, September 15 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Allendale Park

The Oakland A’s invite the community to join the local parks throughout the summer to play sandlot-style baseball games. Kids, adults, and families can play a pick-up style baseball game alongside the more...

All Day2018 Northern California Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt   FREE
10:00 amFree Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History   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
All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
All Day2018 Autumn Moon Festival: Saturday | Chinatown   FREE
11:00 am“Science@Cal”: Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley   FREE
1:00 pmVintage Street Car Ride With Gypsy Jazz “Gaucho” | Live! In The Castro   FREE
2:00 pm3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland   FREE
All Day2018 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Saturday | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase.
4:00 pm“Undiscovered” SF’s Filipino Night Market | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with suggested donation of $5 to help keep the event running smooth every month.
5:00 pmSumo Champions Meet & Greet | Japantown   FREE
7:00 pm“Cat People” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland   $10
7:15 pmFree Outdoor Movie Night: “E.T” | San Jose   FREE

Sunday, September 16, 2018

2018 Oakland Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt
Sunday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse

David Yu Photography Cheer on the fleet of colorful 40-foot dragon boats as teams from all over Northern California race to the beat of Chinese drums on Saturday & Sunday, September 15 & more...

All Day2018 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Sunday | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase (cash only)
All Day2018 Autumn Moon Festival: Sunday | Chinatown   FREE
11:00 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley   FREE
11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford   FREE
12:00 pm2018 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DaySumo Wrestling Festival & Expo 2018 | Japantown   FREE
1:00 pmCal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley   FREE
1:00 pmKippy Marks Live Music Performance Final Day | Live In The Castro   FREE
2:00 pmTraditional Hawaiian Concert: Haopinaka & Hula Dancers | Union Square Live   FREE
3:00 pmSF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations   FREE*
*Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store location at (415) 345-0400.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Live at Lagunitas: Son Little | Petaluma
Monday, September 17 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery

Laguintas 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...

3:00 pmTour of Diego Rivera’s 1st US Mural | Union Square  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
8:00 pm“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:30 pm“Classical Revolution” Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free, but a $5-20 donation is welcome to support the musicians.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.