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San Francisco… land of the free. Here’s just the free stuff in SF and the Bay Area. Keep your wallet in your pocket and enjoy!

Friday, October 22

Int’l Stuttering Awareness Day Community Celebration Event (SF)
Friday, October 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Manny's
Int'l Stuttering Awareness Day Community Celebration Event (SF)
Join PROUD STUTTER Podcast co-hosts and creators Maya and Cynthia to celebrate verbal diversity on International Stuttering Awareness Day. What are you proud of? This event celebrates all forms of diversity. We can’t wait to drink, eat and be merry with you! PERK FOR ATTENDEES: Proud Stutter ...
Red Bull “Short Circuit” Indoor Bike Race on Go-Kart Track (South San Francisco)
Friday, October 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch
| K1 Speed
Red Bull "Short Circuit" Indoor Bike Race on Go-Kart Track (South San Francisco)
Red Bull Short Circuit is a brand new high-octane, heart-pounding, limit-testing fixed gear elimination race on an indoor go-kart track. 144 lucky riders will enter the arena, battling their way through qualifying, semi-final, and final rounds, but only one rider will emerge victorious. Success in ...

SF’s “Sunset Cinema” Finale Outdoor Movie Night: “E.T.”
Friday, October 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
SF's "Sunset Cinema" Finale Outdoor Movie Night: "E.T."

Sundown Cinema is back, and just in time for San Francisco summer. Enjoy food, drinks, and film selections that celebrate the unique character and beauty of our city’s parks and neighborhoods. Through October, Sundown Cinema is bringing five iconic films to five parks across SF, ...

“Mirage” VIP Opening Reception at Voss Gallery (SF)
Friday, October 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Voss Gallery
"Mirage" VIP Opening Reception at Voss Gallery (SF)
Enjoy an exclusive look of the “Mirage” duo exhibition during our VIP Opening Reception on Friday, Oct. 22nd, 6-9PM at Voss Gallery! RSVP to enjoy a special viewing of the “Mirage” duo exhibition in an elevated and COVID-friendly environment. Meet the artists and fellow art lovers ...
2021 Hayes Valley’s Free PROXY Outdoor Movie Night (SF)
Friday, October 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
2021 Hayes Valley's Free PROXY Outdoor Movie Night (SF)

The Proxy Fall Film Festival is back for 2021 with free Friday night screenings at the Proxy Walk-in Movie Theater in Hayes Valley. Presented by HERE FOR NOW, the FREE, Friday evening film screenings at the PROXY Walk-In Theater begin at sundown (7:15) with ‘doors’ opening at 6:00pm. Come early to claim ...

Cortez and Roy Reading From New Books Mining Honey and Gordo
Friday, October 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Green Arcade
Cortez and Roy Reading From New Books Mining Honey and Gordo
Jaime Cortez and Camille Roy in performance and in conversation. Some people have to walk around with so many sad stories. They have to get up, brush their teeth, wash their face, go to work like everybody else, but they’re not like everyone else. Jaime Cortez ...
“Borderline Fortune” Author Event at Green Apple (9th Ave.)
Friday, October 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
"Borderline Fortune" Author Event at Green Apple (9th Ave.)
Join us on Friday, October 22nd at 7pm PT when Teresa K. Miller is joined by fellow poets Roxane Beth Johnson and Jenny Qi to celebrate her collection, Borderline Fortune, at 9th Ave! Masks Required for In-Store Event Join us virtually by registering at the link below https://us02web.zoom.us/…/reg…/WN_1T6g2ENjRN64z-vHm7eTUw Praise ...
Public Works Free Party w/ 2-Hour Open Bar + Dusky (SF)
Friday, October 22 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Public Works
Public Works Free Party w/ 2-Hour Open Bar + Dusky (SF)
Public Works SF Announces A Free Party and Open Bar happening on October 22nd with Dusky, Truncate, and more + local crews Direct To Earth, Pile Palace, Only Human, Renegade Maskerade and Electroluxx. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Public Works has always been about Giving the People ...
Timbalero Live Salsa Music / Dancing at Cigar Bar (SF)
Friday, October 22 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No Cover / FREE Entrance
| Cigar Bar & Grill
Timbalero Live Salsa Music / Dancing at Cigar Bar (SF)
Cigar Bar and Grill is re-opened and again features the best in Bay Area live music and Salsa dancing! Come back and experience the live music and dancing Timbalero will play from 9:30p-1:00am

Saturday, October 23

Lit Crawl 2021: Epic 4-Hour Roaming Literature Festival in the Mission (SF)
Lit Crawl 2021: Epic 4-Hour Roaming Literature Festival in the Mission (SF)

San Francisco’s literary festival with author events, poets, activists and performers – 300+ authors at 80+ online and in-person events, with many of the events being free. Litquake, San Francisco’s annual literary festival, was founded by Bay Area writers in order to put on a ...

FREE Tix: Downtown SF’s Brand New Speakeasy Comedy Night
Saturday, October 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free tickets for first 100
| Secret Location (SF)
FREE Tix: Downtown SF's Brand New Speakeasy Comedy Night

Get ready for downtown San Francisco’s newest comedy club – part of our new pop-up comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get notified of the secret location. This HellaSecret Comedy Show takes place at a recently reopened ...

Saturday Tart Collections Outlet & Sample Sale (Up to 80% Off)
Saturday, October 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a copy of this Funcheap ad for a $5 discount!
| Tart Collections
Saturday Tart Collections Outlet & Sample Sale (Up to 80% Off)
TART COLLECTIONS — We are very excited to announce that our exclusive TART COLLECTIONS outlet store in downtown Concord will be open every Saturday! Bring in a copy of this Funcheap ad for a $5 discount! Get ready to revamp your wardrobe! Coats – Jackets – Blazers – Faux ...
“The Market” New Farmers Market at Parkmerced (SF)
Saturday, October 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 16 Juan Bautista Circle San Francisco, CA 94132
"The Market" New Farmers Market at Parkmerced (SF)

At the JUAN BAUTISTA CIRCLE (JBC), the Central Park area in the Parkmerced Complex. Come out to the newest farmers’ market in town. Today we welcome Two of San Francisco’s favorite food trucks, Bacon Bacon and Zumix. See more info on them at our Vendor ...Every Saturday

Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)
Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (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 require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, ...Every Saturday

Russian Hill Neighbors: Autumn Leaves Challenge Cleanup (SF)
Saturday, October 23 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up at https://forms.gle/TdSM6vANtyB1KwRMA
| Broadway Tunnel West Mini Park
Russian Hill Neighbors: Autumn Leaves Challenge Cleanup (SF)
Help us with the Russian Hill Neighbors clean. October is the month when Autumn leaves start adding to all the usual trash found on our sidewalks and gutters Let’s Clean Them Up! Come Get Dirty to Support Clean Streets! Meet at the Broadway Tunnel West Mini ...
Free “Legion of Honor” Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)
Free "Legion of Honor" Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)

 the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Advanced tickets are required, and capacity is limited due to COVID-19 precautions. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require ...Every Saturday

de Young’s “Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love” Opening Day (SF)
Saturday, October 23 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, ticket reservation recommended
| de Young Museum
de Young's "Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love" Opening Day  (SF)
The de Young is pleased to welcome the public, museum members, and donors to the free Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love Opening Day Celebration on Saturday, October 23, 2021. Opening day festivities will include family art making, a live panel discussion, prizes, a photo booth, and ...
SCRAP Bayview Beautification Day w/ Food & Drinks for Volunteers (SF)
SCRAP Bayview Beautification Day w/ Food & Drinks for Volunteers (SF)
Help us with SCRAP clean up trash in Bayview. Meet at SCRAP (2150 Newcomb Ave), all supplies provided. End at All Good Pizza (1605 Jerrold Ave), then stay afterwards for food, refreshments, and to meet fellow volunteers. Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page (https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/407708/) ...
“Making Time for Art” w/ Los Altos History Museum
Saturday, October 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
"Making Time for Art" w/ Los Altos History Museum
In a presentation on how to fit art into daily life, local artists Denise Howard and Doreen Cohen will discuss “Making Time for Art,” a program held both at Los Altos History Museum and via Zoom on Sat, Oct 23 from 10-11:30am. The two artists ...
Harvest Festival at Alemany Farm (SF)
Harvest Festival at Alemany Farm (SF)
Celebrate the fall season with your family and friends! Come to Alemany Farm for food and autumn-themed activities including: -live music -winter crop plant sale -making-your-own salt scrubs -learning how to pickle veggies -a garlic planting -tours of the farm -tours of SF’s local vineyard -a beekeeping showcase Bring a small token to place ...