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Thursday, August 29

Desert NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Desert NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Can’t stand the heat? Chill out and explore some of the coolest creatures from some of the planet’s hottest climates at Desert NightLife. Learn about bat ecology and immunology and examine bat skeletons with Hannah Frank, postdoctoral fellow at Stanford.

Friday, August 30

“Sinatra Under the Stars” Live Music & Whiskey Tasting | The Park Chalet
Friday, August 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No music cover charge and complimentary whisky tastes
| The Park Chalet
“Sinatra Under the Stars” Live Music & Whiskey Tasting | The Park Chalet
Park Chalet Brewery & Restaurant in San Francisco will host a complimentary “Sinatra Under the Stars” musical performance, plus a whiskey tasting, on Friday, August 30th from 6 pm to 9:00 pm. Guest will be able to enjoy the sounds of Sinatra performed by Perrish D’Andrea ...

Saturday, August 31

Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday
Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young 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 require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, including ...Every Saturday

Free Saturdays at de Young Museum: Tattoo Talk w/ Tex Buss | SF
Saturday, August 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | de Young Museum
Free Saturdays at de Young Museum: Tattoo Talk w/ Tex Buss | SF
Join local tattoo artist Tex Buss in the Piazzoni Murals Room for a talk on the history of avian images in tattooing. Tex will highlight how birds have captured a special place in the human imagination. This talk will be followed by a tour of ...
SF Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 31 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Peacock Meadow
SF Mime Troupe's "Treasure Island" | Golden Gate Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island” The Musical – A Toxic Tale of Corporate Corsairs, Swashbuckling Swindlers, and Big Buck Buccaneers ...

Sunday, September 1

2019 San Francisco Zine Fest | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers
2019 San Francisco Zine Fest | Golden Gate Park

The San Francisco Zine Fest is a free, annual celebration of small-press publishing from zines and comics to art books and beyond. Exhibitors come from all over the world, and while the focus is on zines, all walks of DIY life are represented — comics, ...

Free Labor Day Symphony Concerts in the Park | Sept. 1-2
Sunday, September 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Labor Day Symphony Concerts in the Park | Sept. 1-2

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 137th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, run about 90 ...

Monday, September 2

Free Labor Day Monday Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Monday, September 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Labor Day Monday Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 137th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, run about 90 ...

Tuesday, September 3

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, September 3 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum
de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Located in beautiful Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum founded in 1895. Your visit includes a whirlwind trip around the world as the museum’s collections feature priceless treasures and works of arts from the 17th through the 20th centuries ...Monthly

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park
Tuesday, September 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more than 50 different countries. Opened ...Monthly

Thursday, September 5

Fermented NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Fermented NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Tonight we’re breaking down the science of fermentation, showing you the chemical magic behind cider to kimchi and everything in-between.

Saturday, September 7

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake

Explore SF’s natural areas with a free guided nature walk while socializing with new friends, feeling fit, and finding new inspiration in our city’s native plants and wildlife. All walks start at 10:00am are Free, and require no pre-registration. Free Saturday Nature Walks | Schedule Golden ...Monthly

Hunter Franks & the Neighborhood Postcard Project | Free Saturdays
Hunter Franks & the Neighborhood Postcard Project | Free Saturdays

As part of the initiative to welcome all San Francisco residents to the museums free on Saturdays, free unique museum experiences will be provided. Join in the Piazonni Murals Room as Hunter Franks presents a storytelling exchange activity, The Neighborhood Postcard Project, that collects personal positive ...Every Saturday

Sunday, September 8

2019 Opera in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 8 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow)
2019 Opera in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Join at the arias al fresco and celebrate the opening of San Francisco Opera’s Season and other operatic favorites. 2019 Opera in the Park Sunday, September 8, 2019 | 1:30 pm Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow), Golden Gate Park, SF FREE Featuring the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and stars from ...

Tuesday, September 10

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden
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 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,500 different kinds ...Monthly

Saturday, September 14

Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday
Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young 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 require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, including ...Every Saturday

Free Saturdays at de Young Museum: “Hamilton” Lecture | SF
Saturday, September 14 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | de Young Museum
Free Saturdays at de Young Museum: "Hamilton" Lecture | SF
As part of our initiative to welcome all San Francisco residents to the museums free on Saturdays, we will provide free unique museum experiences celebrating the city we love. Join us in the Koret auditorum for a special lecture on Hamilton: the Musical from historian, Dr. ...

Sunday, September 15

2019 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow)
2019 "Comedy Day in the Park" Free Festival | Golden Gate Park
If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 39th Annual Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon. The biggest single-day comedy event of the ...
Free Irish Dance & Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 15 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Irish Dance & Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 137th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, run about 90 ...

Thursday, September 19

‘90s NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
‘90s NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Grab your high-waisted mom jeans and your flannel and get yourself to ‘90s NightLife for a celebration of iconic pop culture. Step into the garden for an epic medley of ‘90s movie soundtracks (think The Lion King, Titanic, The Fifth Element) by the Awesöme Orchestra Collective. Chat ...

Saturday, September 21

Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday
Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young 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 require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, including ...Every Saturday

Free Saturdays at de Young Museum: Tattoo Talk w/ Tex Buss | SF
Saturday, September 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | de Young Museum
Free Saturdays at de Young Museum: Tattoo Talk w/ Tex Buss | SF
Join local tattoo artist Tex Buss in the Piazzoni Murals Room for a talk on the unique challenges of composition in tattooing. Tex will highlight how traditional composition, based on the four-sided frame of an artwork or the use of three dimensional space, compares to ...

Sunday, September 22

Free Spanish Symphony & Dancing in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Spanish Symphony & Dancing in the Park | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 137th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, run about 90 ...

Saturday, September 28

Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday
Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young 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 require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, including ...Every Saturday

Sunday, September 29

Free Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 137th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, run about 90 ...