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Saturday, September 26

Free National Parks Day: “National Public Lands Day” | 2020
Free National Parks Day: "National Public Lands Day" | 2020

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free admission ...

San Francisco Open Studios 2020 Kick Off | Sept. 26 – Oct. 25
Saturday, September 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hunters Point Shipyard
San Francisco Open Studios 2020 Kick Off | Sept. 26 - Oct. 25

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long, city-wide art event that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios over four weekends in September and October. Each weekend, art patrons, admirers, ...

San Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park
Saturday, September 26 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Alta Plaza Park
San Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park

Do you want to spend some time with fellow Shih Tzu parents out there? Well, this is the perfect group for you. Come and join the San Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group. San Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group Every 4th Saturday | 11:30 am Alta ...Monthly

$5 Tix: SF’s “Fog City Comedy” Night + Free Drink | Tenderloin Museum
Saturday, September 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Normally $15, get $10 off with promo code FUNCHEAP
| Tenderloin Museum
$5 Tix: SF's "Fog City Comedy" Night + Free Drink | Tenderloin Museum

Welcome to Fog City, the Tenderloin’s Dirty Little Secret. Get ready for a fresh line-up of some of SF’s best comics every Saturday night at the beautifully renovated Tenderloin Museum in downtown SF’s iconic Cadillac Hotel. You’ll not only get access to a great comedy ...Monthly

Sunday, September 27

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Western Addition
Sunday, September 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Western Addition
"Sunday Streets" Huge Block Party | Western Addition
Sunday Streets San Francisco in the Western Addition is back on September 27th. Enjoy 2+ miles of car-free community space for you and your neighborhood to enjoy. Come check out the Activity Hubs on Fillmore and Baker Streets for free fun, family-friendly activities offered by local ...
San Francisco Open Studios 2020 | Bayview
Sunday, September 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bayview
San Francisco Open Studios 2020 | Bayview

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long, city-wide art event that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios over four weekends in September and October. Each weekend, art patrons, admirers, ...

Acoustic Music in the Square | Noe Valley
Sunday, September 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Noe Valley Town Square
Acoustic Music in the Square | Noe Valley

Enjoy the afternoon every last Sunday of each month and listen for a free acoustic music in the square. Acoustic Music in the Square Last Sunday of each Month | 1 pm to 3 pm Noe Valley Town Square, 24th St. & Sanchez St, San ...Monthly

Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 50+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, September 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room
Coin-Op's "Free Play" Sundays: 50+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa

Coin-Op is an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a two-story bar and game room with 50+ pinball and video games, plus a secret speakeasy (hidden behind a “busted” video game). On the last Sunday of ...Monthly

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, September 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

The $2 Bill Comedy Show | Milk Bar
Sunday, September 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $2*
*$2 with RSVP on Eventbrite. Otherwise, $10 at the door.
| Milk Bar
The $2 Bill Comedy Show | Milk Bar

“The $2 Bill ” is a comedy show that features the funniest comics in the bay for the low low price of $2 every 4th Sunday of the month. The talent that you will se on this showcase has been featured on every major comedy ...Monthly

Monday, September 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 $5 beers & $8 cocktails 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, September 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, September 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

Tuesday, September 29

SF History Night | Pacific Heights
Tuesday, September 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 for non-members; free for SFHA members
| Congregation Sherith Israel Newman Hall
SF History Night | Pacific Heights

The San Francisco History Association hosts monthly talks which explore our city’s enchanting history in depth. Each month, a local history expert hosts a themed talk usually accompanied by a slide show with light refreshments. presentations cover a dizzyingly diverse variety of SF history ...Monthly

Wednesday, September 30

Free Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at GG Park
Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

The Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park officially re-opened its doors to the public Wednesday, July 22 with modifications to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today. Formerly open seven days a week, the Japanese Tea Garden ...Every Wednesday

Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, September 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15
| St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF

Come have fun and exercise your imagination and creativity at a monthly improv class hosted by cast members of Secret Improv Society happening on the last Wednesday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is required. There is a suggested donation of $5-15 Whether you are a veteran or a ...Monthly

Thursday, October 1

Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays
Thursday, October 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Castro
Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays

Join the art walk from 6 pm-9 pm all around the Castro. Every first Thursday of the month, participating locations extend their business hours to host special events and share artwork with the neighborhood. Join the art walk for a self-guided experience through the creativity ...Monthly

Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, October 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

The SF First Thursday Art Walk makes 27+ galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location is either a traditional gallery or a retail space with room dedicated to ...Monthly

Close-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF
Thursday, October 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Beer, wine, and fancy pastries for sale
| Matching Half Cafe
Close-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF

Come and watch Nopa’s monthly comedy show. They’ve got great comics, local favorites, headliners, and free beer giveaways. This is a fun night if you’d like to: Meet your neighbors Eat artisanal pop tarts Regret not having said pop tarts more readily available in your day-to-day life ...Monthly

Throwback Thursdays at Virgil’s: Late 90’s to Early 2000’s Pop | SF
Thursday, October 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Virgil's Sea Room
Throwback Thursdays at Virgil's: Late 90's to Early 2000's Pop | SF

Hey, queers. Oops…they did it again. They’re starting 2018 right with a little turn of the century reminiscing. Get dirty with your queer fam while they pump your favorite late 90s, early 2000s pop tunes in a safe and inclusive space. Dress the part and ...Monthly

Bay Party Vibes on the D-block | SF
Thursday, October 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Madrone Art Bar
Bay Party Vibes on the D-block | SF

Come and enjoy Bay party vibes on the D-block. From January 4th and every first Thursday from 9:00 pm-2:00 am they will be playing Hip-Hop, hella R&B for all you beezys, Soul, Funk, Dancehall and all the Bay Area Slappers to get you in the ...Monthly

Friday, October 2

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2020 Kick Off | October 2-4
Friday, October 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hellman Hollow
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2020 Kick Off | October 2-4

2020 brings San Francisco the 20th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, one of the largest, free-est and beloved music festivals in the country. Be one of over 750,000 attendees over the three-day musical extravaganza in beautiful Golden Gate Park. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2020 Three days, seven stages, ...

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, October 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...Monthly

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, October 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party  (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held on ...Monthly

HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF
Friday, October 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after
| Bar Fluxus
HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF

Come to an amazing downtown art bar, Bar Fluxus to enjoy some classic RnB tunes with DJ BeatsMe. Hear some classic throwbacks from Ginuwine, TLC, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Prince, Usher, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Frank Ocean, Brandy, Missy and Aaliyah and more. HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, ...Every Friday