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Monday, October 14

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, October 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at 6:30 pm, followed by the feature film. Use #cyberpunkcinema during the event to share ...Monthly

Tuesday, October 15

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, October 15 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest thing you got at Safeway) and get a free ice cold can of PBR ...Monthly

Win Tix: Two Free Taco Plates at SF Chronicle Top 100 Restaurant | Francisca’s
Tuesday, October 15 – 5:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Francisca's Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar
Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special “Taco Tuesday” promotion with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit margaritas and discounted taco platters ($4 off). Not your ordinary tacos, these are gourmet-inspired Venezuelan recipes. Plus a new fresh fruit ...
Win Tix: Folk Rock Stars: Jesse Malin & Joseph Arthur | The Chapel
Tuesday, October 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Chapel
Akron, Ohio-hailing singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur will split an intimate co-headline bill with fellow folk-rocker Jesse Malin on October 15, 8 pm at the Chapel SF. > Get Tickets – $18 Adv / $20 Door Jesse Malin (former D Generation leadman) and Joseph Arthur (Fistful of Mercy, RNDM) ...

Wednesday, October 16

“The Cellar” Haunted House | SF
Wednesday, October 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $25 | 16th and Mission
"The Cellar" Haunted House | SF
Descend into chaos. The Cellar is quite literally an underground haunt, full of all the terror and horror indicative of those dark places. Basements, root cellars, deep down below. Come and join us, won’t you? The Cellar will feature dark, enclosed spaces, stairs, crawling, jump scares, ...

Thursday, October 17

Free Third Thursdays at California Historical Society | SF
Thursday, October 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | California Historical Society
Free Third Thursdays at California Historical Society | SF

Explore the current exhibitions for free from 5 PM-8 PM on the third Thursday of every month, as part of the Yerba Buena neighborhood’s Third Thursday program.Monthly

Friday, October 18

Win Tix: VIP Reserved Seating: “Film Night in the Park” Hocus Pocus | SF
Friday, October 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Mission Dolores Park
SF Parks Alliance, DoTheBay, and Alamo Drafthouse announce the return of Sundown Cinema, now in partnership with SF Neighborhood Theater Foundation’s long-standing Film Night in the Park. The expanded outdoor movie series features seven films spread across six parks in all corners of the City, beginning and ending at Dolores ...
“Sundown Cinema” Halloween Outdoor Movie Night: Hocus Pocus | Dolores Park
Friday, October 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
"Sundown Cinema" Halloween Outdoor Movie Night: Hocus Pocus | Dolores Park

Film Night in the Park and Sundown Cinema have combined forces to create a brand new summer outdoor movie series at parks all over SF. Expect food, drinks, music, neighborhood fun, and film selections that both cinephiles and casual moviegoers will love. Sundown Cinema will ...

Saturday, October 19

2019 Litcrawl Book Fair | The Chapel
Saturday, October 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Gray Area/Grand Theater
2019 Litcrawl Book Fair | The Chapel

San Francisco’s legendary annual Litquake festival features hundreds of authors, poets and journalists in a myriad of separate events throughout the Bay Area. It’s all meant to foster interest in literature for people of all ages, perpetuate a sense of literary community, and provide a vibrant forum for Bay Area ...

Lit Crawl 2019: Epic 4-Hour Roaming Literature Festival | Mission District
Lit Crawl 2019: Epic 4-Hour Roaming Literature Festival | Mission District
The 2019 LitCrawl will span over three hours in the Mission District’s Valencia Street corridor, featuring dozens of literary readings and events, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, comedy and more, in bookstores, bars, galleries, restaurants, stores, cafés, community spaces, a bookmobile, a vibrator store, and a police ...

Monday, October 21

“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF
Monday, October 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
"Resistance is Fertile" Free Comedy Night | SF

A show of queens, queers, and 1 token peen. Nicole Calasich, Shelbi Evans, and Brooke Heinichen bring you Resistance is Fertile featuring a majority female lineup of the Bay Area’s rising stars in comedy to discuss the joys of being a woman in a batshit ...Monthly

“Classical Revolution” Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.
Monday, October 21 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $5-20 donation is welcome to support the musicians.
| The Revolution Cafe
"Classical Revolution" Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.

“Classical Revolution” is a bi-monthly chamber music night at the Mission District’s Revolution Cafe. They feature different local and visiting musicians in a unique Chamber Jam format, where musicians get a chance to perform in a casual environment and audiences get to hear chamber music in a ...Monthly

Wednesday, October 23

Shaping SF Lecture: Shellmounds, Indigenous Culture & Ecology | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, October 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: Shellmounds, Indigenous Culture & Ecology | Mission Dist.
250 years ago, life along the edges of what we now know as San Francisco Bay changed forever when the Portola Expedition came upon this hidden magnificent body of water. The Spaniards couldn’t quite understand it when they saw this marvelous sight for the first ...
Win Tix: A Gorey Halloween: The Edwardian Ball 20th Anniversary | The Chapel
Wednesday, October 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Chapel
The Edwardian Ball is an elegant, whirlwind, turn-of-the-century festival of music, theatre, dance, fashion, circus, art, gaming, ballroom dance, vending, and the art and stories of Edward Gorey. > Get Tickets – $20 Adv / $22 Door A Gorey Halloween – The Edwardian Ball 20th Anniversary Begins, ...

Thursday, October 24

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, October 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

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 possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...Monthly

“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF
Thursday, October 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
| Slate Bar

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

La Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission
Thursday, October 24 – 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, October 25

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, October 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...Monthly

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, October 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...Monthly

Sunday, October 27

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, October 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...Monthly

Monday, October 28

Free Queer Bowling Night | Mission Dist.
Free Queer Bowling Night | Mission Dist.

Come to the monthly Free Queer Bowling Night at Mission Bowling Club. In addition to free bowling, you can enjoy $4 cocktails and beers all night courtesy of  Tito’s Vodka and Standard Deviant Brewing. And bowl to the sounds of DJs Siobhan Aluvalot & Marke ...Monthly

Monday Night Comedy w/ Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, October 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill
Monday Night Comedy w/ Free Cake | Blondies

More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every 4th Monday of the month with a free comedy show and free cake.  Monthly

Laughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF
Monday, October 28 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
Laughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF

Comedian Andrew Holmgren (SF Weekly 2014 Best comedian) of Sylvan Productions (SF Weekly 2013 best comedy troupe) hosts an evening of some of his favorite comics whose comedy is sure to leave you satisfied and sore. The show takes place on every 4th Monday of ...Monthly

Thursday, October 31

French Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF
Thursday, October 31 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Asiento
French Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF

Every last Thursday of the month, Moules à Facettes invites you in SF for an afterwork party with French drinks, French music and quality people from everywhere. That you are a regular or a newcomer, feel free to share the love to all your friends, ...Monthly

Friday, November 1

Timbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco
Timbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco

Come down to Timbuk2 Factory and Headquarters for a 60-minute behind-the-scenes look at the product design, marketing, and of course the (spoiler alert) office gong, disco ball and kegerator. Free tours take place at 11 am on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are ...Monthly