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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!

Thursday, June 27

Instagram’s Kween Of Baking: Nick Makride | Omnivore Books
Thursday, June 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Instagram's Kween Of Baking: Nick Makride | Omnivore Books
Sugar Rebels is the book that fans of The Scran Line and its host and creator Nick Makrides have been waiting for! It includes Nick’s signature delicious and sometimes outrageous cupcakes, macarons, and cakes—some favorites, some new recipes—presented alongside the story of The Scran Line ...
Moraga Summer Concert: Beatles Tribute Band | East Bay
Thursday, June 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Beatles Tribute Band | East Bay

On Thursday evenings, head for the Moraga Commons Park for a relaxing free concert in the park. Bring your picnic blanket or lawn chairs to the grassy hillside in front of the band shell. Enjoy the music while your children enjoy the park. The volunteers ...

Music & Market Summer Concert: Classic Soul and R&B | Concord
Thursday, June 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: Classic Soul and R&B | Concord

The 30th Annual Music & Market Series returns to Todos Santos Plaza featuring a cream of the crop schedule of Bay Area bands, and one of the best Farmers Markets anywhere in downtown Concord. The Farmers Market is from 4-8 pm with music from 6:30-8 ...

The Great Cable Car Chase | SF
Thursday, June 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | A Runner's Mind San Francisco
The Great Cable Car Chase | SF

Join us as we find ourselves a cable car to race (and beat) in our favorite monthly San Francisco tradition – The Great Cable Car Chase. We’ll be racing the Powell/Hyde cable car on Hyde Street from Bay to Chestnut in two blocks of uphill ...Monthly

Author In-Conversation: Nightingales in Berlin | City Lights Books
Thursday, June 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | City Lights Books
Author In-Conversation: Nightingales in Berlin | City Lights Books
Nightingales in Berlin: Searching for the Perfect Sound by David Rothenberg published by University of Chicago Press and IrRational Music by Elliot Sharp published by Terra Nova Books (distributed by The MIT Press) about Nightingales in Berlin: A celebrated figure in myth, song, and story, the ...
CANCELLED: “I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF
Thursday, June 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
| Slate Bar
CANCELLED: "I Wish I Was Happy" Hour Comedy Show | SF

Come commiserate in laughter with the Bay Area’s top comedians. They’ll make you feel like life isn’t too bad, or at least let you laugh at their misfortunes. And, that always feels good. Stay after the show for free ’90s dance karaoke. (I wish I ...Monthly

Author Book Discussion: This is Not a T-Shirt | Green Apple Books
Thursday, June 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
Author Book Discussion: This is Not a T-Shirt | Green Apple Books
Bobby Hundreds discusses his new book, This is Not a T-Shirt. Praise for This is Not a T-Shirt “This is Not a T-Shirt tracks the history of surf and skate culture and its relationship to streetwear—from the Zephyr skate team of the ’70s to brands like Stüssy, ...
“Tindervention” Stand Up Comedy & Tinder Horror Stories | Cobbs
Thursday, June 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. $17 without RSVP. Two Drink Minimum
| Cobb's Comedy Club
"Tindervention" Stand Up Comedy & Tinder Horror Stories | Cobbs

Everyone has been on a Tinder or Bumble Date and by the end of the date thought “I Should’ve Swiped Left!” Come to Tindervention to hear some of the funniest Tinder Horror Stories and some Bumble Crumble tales from SF’s Top Comedians. Not to mention ...

Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar
Thursday, June 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
| Milk Bar
Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar

Come out to Haight Ashbury Comedy Night at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Upper Haight to see some of SF’s best rising comedic talent. The lineup changes every week, but expect to see comics that have performed at Cobbs, SF Sketchfest, the ...Every Thursday

Movies on the Square: “Despicable Me 3” | Redwood City
Thursday, June 27 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: "Despicable Me 3" | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 6-August 29, 2019 The Summer experience will be enhanced with a showing of 12 movies on Thursday evenings starting at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). ...

La Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission
Thursday, June 27 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pop's Bar
La Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission

Put an exclamation mark on your weekend. DJ Clave keeps the beat and brings you a mix of the classic Latin stuff with the funkiest EDM. Salsa, Merengue, Electro-Cumbia, Breaks, Hip Hop, and Nu Latin Beats on the speakers. A Piñata to break, drink specials, ...Monthly

Friday, June 28

Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival | June 28-30
Friday, June 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Montclair Village
Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival | June 28-30

The Village sidewalks come alive with fine art and crafts for a juried festival. Stroll along Mountain Blvd., La Salle Ave. and Antioch Court as part of the Pacific Arts Festival. 2019 Pacific Fine Arts Festival June 28, 29 & 30, 2019 – Friday/Saturday | ...

2019 Trans March | Dolores Park
Friday, June 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
2019 Trans March | Dolores Park
The San Francisco Trans March has been inspiring all trans and gender non-conforming people to realize a world where they are safe, loved, and empowered for 14 years. Starting in Dolores Park, the march spotlights the rich and diverse transgender community of our city and lets their voices ...
Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
Friday, June 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Seniors must be 62 and better.
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
The county fair offers a free day for your beloved seniors on selected Fridays, until 5 pm.
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, June 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...Monthly

Pasados del Presidio: Music, Tortilla Making Demo & Ballet Folklórico | SF
Friday, June 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration not required, but preferred. Bring cash for purchase.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Pasados del Presidio: Music, Tortilla Making Demo & Ballet Folklórico  | SF

Join as history come to life through hands-on activities, a tortilla-making demonstration, and more. Music and dance by Ballet Folklórico Mexicano and others. Presented in partnership with the National Park Service.

Rooftop Garden Concert: Indie | Oakland
Friday, June 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: Indie | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Lakeside Roof Garden (formally known as the Kaiser Roof Garden) free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 14 – September 13, 2019. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s ...

2019 TNT Free Tech Festival: Food, 3D Art & Virtual Reality | Tenderloin
Friday, June 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is not required but preferred
| Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center
2019 TNT Free Tech Festival: Food, 3D Art & Virtual Reality | Tenderloin
Join the fun, food and festivities as Bay Area tech companies and non-profits share their coolest tech with local youth from the Tenderloin and beyond. 2019 TNT Free Tech Festival: Food, Music & Virtual Reality Friday, June 28, 2019 | 1 pm to 5 pm Kroc Center Gymnasium, 240 ...
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, June 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. Sightglass Coffee Cupping Every Friday | 3 pm Sightglass Coffee, 270 7th Street, SF FREE, but an RSVP is required Cupping is a powerful tool for evaluating coffees ...Every Friday

50th Woodstock Anniversary Tour | Santa Cruz
Friday, June 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Poet and The Patriot
50th Woodstock Anniversary Tour | Santa Cruz
Normal Bean and the Universal Love Family will bring you a fabulous National Tour in the Summer of 2019, with many venues leading up to the 50th Anniversary of the original Woodstock, N.Y. and well beyond. Join the 50th Woodstock Anniversary Tour on Sunday, June 28th ...