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Friday, October 22

Golden Gate Park’s Free Soul/R&B Friday Night Concert
Friday, October 22 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)
Golden Gate Park's Free Soul/R&B Friday Night Concert

Golden Gate Bandshell welcomes back live performances with a diverse lineup of musicians to play free concerts at historic landmark. Live music has returned to the Golden Gate Bandshell’s iconic stage with a series of free outdoor concerts in Golden Gate Park, the San Francisco ...

$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party (North Beach)
Friday, October 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission with RSVP on Eventbrite
| Monroe
$1 Drink Fridays: "Battle of the Decades" DJ Party (North Beach)

Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks? Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with drink prices ...Every Friday

“Ruinous Resound” Heavy Industrial Music Festival (Chinatown)
Friday, October 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $25 | Great Star Theater
"Ruinous Resound" Heavy Industrial Music Festival (Chinatown)
2 day event of heavy industrial music from US and European artists, gathering together to shake the grounds of San Francisco About this event Taking place in the heart of San Francisco’s beautiful Chinatown, this two day event will feature monumental names of the related genres, both ...
SF’s “Sunset Cinema” Finale Outdoor Movie Night: “E.T.”
Friday, October 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
SF's "Sunset Cinema" Finale Outdoor Movie Night: "E.T."

Sundown Cinema is back, and just in time for San Francisco summer. Enjoy food, drinks, and film selections that celebrate the unique character and beauty of our city’s parks and neighborhoods. Through October, Sundown Cinema is bringing five iconic films to five parks across SF, ...

“Mirage” VIP Opening Reception at Voss Gallery (SF)
Friday, October 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Voss Gallery
"Mirage" VIP Opening Reception at Voss Gallery (SF)
Enjoy an exclusive look of the “Mirage” duo exhibition during our VIP Opening Reception on Friday, Oct. 22nd, 6-9PM at Voss Gallery! RSVP to enjoy a special viewing of the “Mirage” duo exhibition in an elevated and COVID-friendly environment. Meet the artists and fellow art lovers ...
2021 Hayes Valley’s Free PROXY Outdoor Movie Night (SF)
Friday, October 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
2021 Hayes Valley's Free PROXY Outdoor Movie Night (SF)

The Proxy Fall Film Festival is back for 2021 with free Friday night screenings at the Proxy Walk-in Movie Theater in Hayes Valley. Presented by HERE FOR NOW, the FREE, Friday evening film screenings at the PROXY Walk-In Theater begin at sundown (7:15) with ‘doors’ opening at 6:00pm. Come early to claim ...

Cortez and Roy Reading From New Books Mining Honey and Gordo
Friday, October 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Green Arcade
Cortez and Roy Reading From New Books Mining Honey and Gordo
Jaime Cortez and Camille Roy in performance and in conversation. Some people have to walk around with so many sad stories. They have to get up, brush their teeth, wash their face, go to work like everybody else, but they’re not like everyone else. Jaime Cortez ...
“Borderline Fortune” Author Event at Green Apple (9th Ave.)
Friday, October 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
"Borderline Fortune" Author Event at Green Apple (9th Ave.)
Join us on Friday, October 22nd at 7pm PT when Teresa K. Miller is joined by fellow poets Roxane Beth Johnson and Jenny Qi to celebrate her collection, Borderline Fortune, at 9th Ave! Masks Required for In-Store Event Join us virtually by registering at the link below https://us02web.zoom.us/…/reg…/WN_1T6g2ENjRN64z-vHm7eTUw Praise ...
Public Works Free Party w/ 2-Hour Open Bar + Dusky (SF)
Friday, October 22 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Public Works
Public Works Free Party w/ 2-Hour Open Bar + Dusky (SF)
Public Works SF Announces A Free Party and Open Bar happening on October 22nd with Dusky, Truncate, and more + local crews Direct To Earth, Pile Palace, Only Human, Renegade Maskerade and Electroluxx. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Public Works has always been about Giving the People ...

Saturday, October 23

SF’s Tiki Bar “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (5p , 7p + 9p Shows)
SF's Tiki Bar "HellaSecret" Comedy Show (5p , 7p + 9p Shows)

Get ready for the original “HellaSecret” comedy show. A series of pop-up live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Tiki Bar Outdoor Summer Comedy Shows Get $5 ...Every Saturday

Lit Crawl 2021: Epic 4-Hour Roaming Literature Festival in the Mission (SF)
Lit Crawl 2021: Epic 4-Hour Roaming Literature Festival in the Mission (SF)

San Francisco’s literary festival with author events, poets, activists and performers – 300+ authors at 80+ online and in-person events, with many of the events being free. Litquake, San Francisco’s annual literary festival, was founded by Bay Area writers in order to put on a ...

Saturday “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)
Saturday "HellaSecret" Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)

Get ready for SF’s very first fully-dedicated outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Get $5 ...

San Francisco Secret Speakeasy Comedy Night (7p + 8:45p Shows)
San Francisco Secret Speakeasy Comedy Night (7p + 8:45p Shows)

Discover SF’s secret speakeasy comedy night! Now that indoor performances are finally allowed again, we are setting up “speakeasy” style comedy shows.  This is part of Funcheap’s pop-up comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll ...

SF’s Downtown Secret Alley Outdoor Comedy Night (Oct. 23-24)
Saturday, October 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for limited $10 tickets (normally $15.
| Secret Location (SF)
SF's Downtown Secret Alley Outdoor Comedy Night (Oct. 23-24)

Get ready for downtown San Francisco’s newest outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get notified of the secret location. This HellaSecret Comedy Show takes place at a new ...

FREE Tix: Downtown SF’s Brand New Speakeasy Comedy Night
Saturday, October 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free tickets for first 100
| Secret Location (SF)
FREE Tix: Downtown SF's Brand New Speakeasy Comedy Night

Get ready for downtown San Francisco’s newest comedy club – part of our new pop-up comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get notified of the secret location. This HellaSecret Comedy Show takes place at a recently reopened ...

No Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)
No Scrubs: '90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)

After 16 months we are back! From TLC, to the Fresh Prince, to Kid ‘N Play to Usher We’re taking over San Francisco’s Neck of the Woods, which is reopening for the first time since early 2020 and has just been extensively renovated with a ...Every Saturday

Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)
Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area 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, ...Every Saturday

Free “Legion of Honor” Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)
Free "Legion of Honor" Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)

 the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Advanced tickets are required, and capacity is limited due to COVID-19 precautions. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require ...Every Saturday

de Young’s “Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love” Opening Day (SF)
Saturday, October 23 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, ticket reservation recommended
| de Young Museum
de Young's "Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love" Opening Day  (SF)
The de Young is pleased to welcome the public, museum members, and donors to the free Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love Opening Day Celebration on Saturday, October 23, 2021. Opening day festivities will include family art making, a live panel discussion, prizes, a photo booth, and ...
SCRAP Bayview Beautification Day w/ Food & Drinks for Volunteers (SF)
SCRAP Bayview Beautification Day w/ Food & Drinks for Volunteers (SF)
Help us with SCRAP clean up trash in Bayview. Meet at SCRAP (2150 Newcomb Ave), all supplies provided. End at All Good Pizza (1605 Jerrold Ave), then stay afterwards for food, refreshments, and to meet fellow volunteers. Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page (https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/407708/) ...
Harvest Festival at Alemany Farm (SF)
Harvest Festival at Alemany Farm (SF)
Celebrate the fall season with your family and friends! Come to Alemany Farm for food and autumn-themed activities including: -live music -winter crop plant sale -making-your-own salt scrubs -learning how to pickle veggies -a garlic planting -tours of the farm -tours of SF’s local vineyard -a beekeeping showcase Bring a small token to place ...
SF’s Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) Reopening Community Free Day
Saturday, October 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Advance registration required
| Museum of the African Diaspora
SF's Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) Reopening Community Free Day
The Museum of the African Diaspora reopens for the first time since the start of the pandemic this October and is celebrating with a free admission Community Day on Saturday, October 23! With renovations complete to the Museum’s lobby, theater, and gallery spaces, the highly anticipated ...
SF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru December 2021)
Saturday, October 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Chinatown (Grant & California)
SF Chinatown "Walkway Weekends" Saturdays & Sundays (Thru December 2021)

San Francisco Chinatown’s iconic Grant Avenue will be closed off to traffic and cars for a pleasant open walkway under vibrant red lanterns every weekend — now through December 2021. Enjoy a historic street stroll, outdoor dining, and an Asian shopping experience. San Francisco Chinatown ...Every Saturday

Nature + Lichen Walk in Golden Gate Park (SF)
Saturday, October 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Optional donation ($5-25 recommended)
| Golden Gate Park
Nature + Lichen Walk in Golden Gate Park (SF)
Is life feeling a bit tedious and dull these days? Do you feel a general sense ennui, angst, or other existential pain? Does it all seem to be a bit too much? Most likely, the problem is that you’re not looking at enough lichens. Lichens are ...
San Francisco Conservatory of Music Orchestra Concert
Saturday, October 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Music
San Francisco Conservatory of Music Orchestra Concert
Conducted by both Edwin Outwater and his student mentee Jaco Wong ’22, this concert will feature Overture “Leonore” No. 3 in C Major, Op. 72b by Ludwig von Beethoven conducted by Jaco Wong ’22, Poème for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 25 by Ernest Chausson feat. ...