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Free National Parks Day on “National Public Lands Day”Free National Parks Day on “National Public Lands Day”
By - posted 9/22/2020
Bay Area Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. In normal times, 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 aboard all more...

Movie Theaters Reopen in Marin CountyMovie Theaters Reopen in Marin County
By - posted 9/22/2020
What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to KPIX5 for letting us know that movie theaters have reopening in Marin County. Marin County announced last week that it was moving to “Tier 2, “or red status which allows movie theaters to open indoors with 25% capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer.  Read the full press release from County more...

SF’s Toy Boat Dessert Cafe Reopens as “Toy Boat by Jane”SF’s Toy Boat Dessert Cafe Reopens as “Toy Boat by Jane”
By - posted 9/21/2020
Brand New, Eat & Drink, What's Closed / What's Open

Thank you SF Chronicle for letting us know that SF’s nostalgic Toy Boat Dessert Cafe has reopened with baked goods from Jane the Bakery. Amanda Michael, the owner of Jane the Bakery, reopened the SF’s Toy Boat Dessert Cafe as “Toy Boat by Jane” on Saturday, September 17. Toy Boat has been a more...

SF's "Aquarium of the Bay" at Pier 39 Opens TodaySF’s “Aquarium of the Bay” at Pier 39 Opens Today
By - posted 9/21/2020
What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco’s “Aquarium of the Bay” at Pier 39 opens today (September 21st) at 1pm and plans full hours 11am to 6pm starting tomorrow. Other Aquariums California Academy of Sciences – SF (Golden Gate Park) – Currently Closed as of 9/21 Monterey Bay Aquarium – Road Trip (Monterey) – Currently Closed as of 9/21 What’s Opening When? 50 Bay Area more...

San Francisco Bay Area Museums: What's Opening When?San Francisco Bay Area Museums: What’s Opening When?
By - posted 9/21/2020
Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

Here’s a list of all of the Bay Area museums, historical sites, zoos and gardens we could find and their current status and when they may open. Every county is moving at its own pace. Who did we miss? Know of any museums, zoos or gardens we missed? – email us more...

Oakland Venue The Uptown Permanently Closes After 15 YearsOakland Venue The Uptown Permanently Closes After 15 Years
By - posted 9/18/2020
Bay Area Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

Sad news from the East Bay, iconic Oakland nightclub The Uptown has announced its permanent closure. The venue had been closed for months due to the pandemic, and with no end in sight until live entertainment could resume, they have been forced to call it quits.  It’s a heartbreaking loss for more...

SF Creates (Mostly) Car-Free Route from Ferry Building to OceanSF Creates (Mostly) Car-Free Route from Ferry Building to Ocean
By - posted 9/18/2020
Bay Area Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

Starting September 18, walkers, bikers, runners and skaters will enjoy mostly car-free route from the east end of Golden Gate Park to the ocean, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today. Golden Gate Park Slow Streets will also provide the last link in a protected path for cyclists stretching more...

"Indoor Dining" in SF Won't Be Back Until October (at the Earliest)“Indoor Dining” in SF Won’t Be Back Until October (at the Earliest)
By - posted 9/18/2020
Bay Area Updates, Indoor Dining, Outdoor Dining, What's Closed / What's Open

Mayor London Breed Announces Timeline and Framework for Reopening Indoor Dining in San Francisco Friday, September 18, 2020 San Francisco is working with the local restaurant industry to develop a standardized health and safety plan and protocols to help restaurants prepare for reopening Mayor London N. Breed, Dr. Grant Colfax, Director of Health, and Assessor-Recorder Carmen more...

Asian Art Museum Re-Opens w/ Free Days Oct. 3–12Asian Art Museum Re-Opens w/ Free Days Oct. 3–12
By - posted 9/17/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

The Asian Art Museum is welcoming you back to the museum on Oct 1–2 for members and Oct 3 for the general public. Admission will be free to all from October 3 through October 12. Visitor Guidelines |  What to Expect | Plan your visit | Current Exhibits The museum is home more...

SFMOMA Re-opens Oct. 4th with Two Weeks of "Free Days"SFMOMA Re-opens Oct. 4th with Two Weeks of “Free Days”
By - posted 9/17/2020
Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) today announced it will reopen to the public on Sunday, October 4 with two weeks of Free Community Days and free parking through Sunday, October 18. After more than six months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SFMOMA embraces a heightened focus more...

"Dosa" Indian Restaurant Closes For Good in SF“Dosa” Indian Restaurant Closes For Good in SF
By - posted 9/16/2020
Goodbye, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to San Francisco Chronicle for letting us know that upscale South Indian restaurant Dosa has closed its last San Francisco location on Fillmore Street after 12 years in the city. But it’s not all bad news for Dosa fans. Although their brick and mortar locations in San Francisco are closed (Fillmore more...

San Francisco Outdoor Dining Guide: 290+ Patios & RestaurantsSan Francisco Outdoor Dining Guide: 290+ Patios & Restaurants
By - posted 9/16/2020
Outdoor Dining, What's Closed / What's Open

It took a lot of legwork and phone calls, but we’ve uncovered 296 restaurants and bars (so far) that are opening for outdoor dining. Who did we miss? Know of any other restaurants opening for outdoor dining – fill out this form (quickest) or email us (slowest) at events_crew@funcheap.com with the more...

San Jose State Reopens In-person Classes TodaySan Jose State Reopens In-person Classes Today
By - posted 9/16/2020
Bay Area Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

Thank you KRON4 for letting us know that San José State University will reopen for in-person classes on September 16. The SJSU Newsroom site and SJSU’s Twitter posted on September 15, that due to air quality levels around San José State University improvement in the past 24 hours and based on more...

Amoeba Music Reopens in SF on Sept. 17Amoeba Music Reopens in SF on Sept. 17
By - posted 9/15/2020
What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to the SF Chronicle for letting us know that Amoeba Music will reopen their San Francisco store for the first time in 6 months. Amoeba San Francisco announced on their website and social media accounts that they are reopening on Thursday, September 17th. COVID-19 cases in San Francisco have improved, however, more...

de Young & Legion of Honor Announce Reopeningsde Young & Legion of Honor Announce Reopenings
By - posted 9/14/2020
Bay Area Updates, Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco announce the reopening of the de Young and Legion of Honor museums, following their temporary closure under the shelter-in-place order mandated by the City of San Francisco (pending City approval). de Young – Opening September 25 The de Young museum is scheduled to open to the more...