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Wednesday, October 9

Tour & Tasting of Raff Distillerie: Gin, Abinsthe & Rhum | SF
Wednesday, October 9 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
| Raff Distillerie
Tour & Tasting of Raff Distillerie: Gin, Abinsthe & Rhum | SF
Come tour the facility of Raff Distillerie and learn about the craft and history of distilling in San Francisco by master distiller Carter Raff. This interactive experience will excite and delight you with tastings of the company’s signature Bummer & Lazarus Gin, Emperor Norton Absinthe ...
Free Rooftop Brazilian Concert at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, October 9 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Brazilian Concert at Salesforce Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s newly-reopened 5.4 acre park on top of the Transit Center hosts a ton of free events every week highlighted by free weekly after-work outdoor rooftop concerts curated by People in Plazas. So close your laptop and open your soul with after-work jams ...Every Wednesday

5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF
5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special 5-Course Tasting Menu with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit tropical drinks on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Read the awesome review of this $39 tasting menu in the Chronicle. Francesca’s has ...Every Wednesday

Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night | SF
Wednesday, October 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP before Tuesday to get pizza
| Laughing Monk Brewing
Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night | SF

Come to the Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night. Magic + Beer + Pizza = The Best Wednesday Night Ever! And they’re doing it every month. Draft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night Wednesday | 7 pm to 10 pm Laughing ...Every

The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF
Wednesday, October 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Ale House
The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF

Every 2nd Wednesday in San Francisco, comedians Jill Maragos, Phil Griffiths and Andrew Orolfo host the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians in the welcoming and homey space of Ocean Ale House. Enjoy great comedy and some local brew. The Laugh Boat: Local Brews ...Monthly

Shaping SF Lecture: Expanding San Francisco’s Common Wealth | SF
Wednesday, October 9 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: Expanding San Francisco’s Common Wealth | SF
Rejecting the paradigms of capitalist San Francisco, let’s look at a radically expanded Common Wealth, starting here, but with implications for our entire society: A public bank, free broadband internet, a low-cost public electricity system, dense community gardens and public orchards, widespread high-quality social housing, ...
Free Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday
Wednesday, October 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Executive Order Bar & Lounge
Free Comedy Night at SF's Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday

Come laugh at one of SF’s newest cocktail lounges, Executive Order, every Wednesday night at 8pm. HellaFunny Comedy Night will feature six of San Francisco’s best local comics. Comedians on this showcase have been featured on Comedy Central, MTV, ABC, NBC, SF Sketchfest and Clusterfest. ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, October 10

Free Navy Ship Tours Thursday | Fleet Week 2019
Thursday, October 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 30-32
Free Navy Ship Tours Thursday | Fleet Week 2019

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. 39th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week  October 6 – 14, 2019 San Francisco FREE ...

Free 30-Minute Core & Stretch Express | Salesforce Park
Thursday, October 10 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 30-Minute Core & Stretch Express | Salesforce Park

Take a break from your desk with this 30-minute express lunchtime class every Thursday from 12:30 pm to 1 pm. Pair with Express Bootcamp beforehand for a full body workout.Every Thursday

“LINES” Free Ballet Dance Workshop | Grace Cathedral
Thursday, October 10 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to all; registration on arrival.
| Grace Cathedral
"LINES" Free Ballet Dance Workshop | Grace Cathedral

A free series of dance workshops hosted by Grace Cathedral and the 2019 Artist in Residence Alonzo King, every 2nd & 4th Thursday from June 13 – August 22, 2019 at 1 pm. Alonzo King LINES Ballet welcomes the PD community with an authentic and ...Monthly

Rooftop DJ Classes in Salesforce Park | SF
Thursday, October 10 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Rooftop DJ Classes in Salesforce Park | SF

Fingersnaps Media Arts will show you how to scratch, sample, loop, and edit music in this hands-on tutorial every Thursday at the Main Plaza. Recommended for ages 10 and up.Every Thursday

Creative Flow: Accessible Art Making Experience | Salesforce Park
Thursday, October 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Creative Flow: Accessible Art Making Experience | Salesforce Park

Creative Flow activates community, productive play, and well-being through accessible and purposeful art making experiences every Thursday from 5 pm to 6:30 pm.Every Thursday

Litquake 2019: SF’s Literary Festival Free Events | Oct. 10-19
Thursday, October 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
Litquake 2019: SF's Literary Festival Free Events | Oct. 10-19

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 ...

5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF
5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special 5-Course Tasting Menu with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit tropical drinks on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Read the awesome review of this $39 tasting menu in the Chronicle. Francesca’s has ...Every Thursday

DJ Party in the Park “Thursdays on Vinyl” | Salesforce Park
Thursday, October 10 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
DJ Party in the Park "Thursdays on Vinyl" | Salesforce Park

Enjoy a selection of DJs spinning authentic vinyl jams and supplying good vibes on the plaza for free. Curated by HUSHconcerts, every Thursday, July 4 to October 24, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Salesforce Park (Main Plaza.)Every Thursday

Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library
Thursday, October 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

Join San Francisco Main Public Library with talented poets for a poetry jam. The Main Library’s monthly Poem Jam poetry reading series, moderated by Kim Shuck, takes place on Thursdays at 6 pm in the Main Library. Thursday Night Poem Jam Every 2nd Thursday | ...Monthly

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, October 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie 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. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out ...Monthly

NightLife Live: Nick Hakim at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF
NightLife Live: Nick Hakim at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF
See the final installment of our NightLife LIVE 2019 summer music series with a performance in the West Garden from Nick Hakim. Co-presented by Noise Pop and in partnership with DoTheBay, Deep Eddy Vodka, Jack Daniel’s, and artist-in-residency Maggie West. NightLife LIVE pairs emerging bands and ...
Exploratorium After Dark: Future Foods | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Future Foods | Pier 15
If we are what we eat, what will we be in the future? From plant-based proteins to food-delivery systems to the integration of robotics and technology in food production—and even serving—the landscape of what and how we eat is changing rapidly. Explore what’s new in ...
“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF
Thursday, October 10 – 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 was ...Monthly

Shame Cave Comedy Show: A Shameful Yet Shameless Night | SF
Thursday, October 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Hill Saloon
Shame Cave Comedy Show: A Shameful Yet Shameless Night | SF

A delightful evening of comedy, happening every 2nd Thursday. Shameful things will be discussed by the shameless and shameful. Maybe reach catharsis, and if not, there’s drinks. Hosted by the ever-shame-wracked Annette Mullaney and featuring the best of Bay Area and visiting comedians. Shame Cave Comedy Show: ...Monthly

Friday, October 11

Parade of Ships Under Golden Gate Bridge | Fleet Week 2019
Friday, October 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Crissy Field
Parade of Ships Under Golden Gate Bridge | Fleet Week 2019
The annual San Francisco Fleet Week Parade of Ships will take place on Friday, October 11, 2019 with the SFFD Fireboat “St. Francis” being the first ship under the Golden Gate Bridge at 11 am.
SFMade Week 2019: Pop-Up Shops, Factory Tours & Workshops | Final Day
Friday, October 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Tours are either free with RSVP or $5.
| All Over San Francisco
SFMade Week 2019: Pop-Up Shops, Factory Tours & Workshops | Final Day

SFMade Week 2019 is the annual weeklong celebration that champions locally made products, their makers and their people. The week features various events at local factories and retailers, including factory tours, demos, shopping. 2019 SFMade Week October 4-11, 2019 All over San Francisco Most tours are ...

Fleet Week 2019 & Blue Angels Air Show | SF
Friday, October 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marina Green
Fleet Week 2019 & Blue Angels Air Show | SF

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. 39th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week  October 6 – 14, 2019 San Francisco FREE ...

Rotunda Dance Series: Awakko Ren | SF City Hall
Friday, October 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Awakko Ren | SF City Hall
SF Awakko-Ren is a Bay Area Awa Odori (Japanese Traditional Dance) group founded in 2011 by Tokushima Kenjin-Kai. The dance is driven by the beat of the Kane bell and Taiko Drum. A shinobue flute and shamisen lute provide lyrical composition for the audience to enjoy. Learn ...