Upcoming Calendar of fun cheap and unique bay area events Aug 24 - Sept 1
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Thanks to Pan Theater's The Ten Minute Play Festival for sponsoring funcheap this week!
A unique festival that got rave reviews last year. The 2006 Ten Minute Play Festival promises that "Anything can happen in ten minutes" and features the best short plays for short attention spans. Book your tickets early, as last year's performances sold out.
* When: Saturdays 8pm, September 16, 23, 30
* Where: Blue Bear Performance Hall, Bldg D - 2nd Floor - Fort Mason
* How Much: $15 adv / $16 door
Thursday, August 24th
8/24 6:00 pm FREE outdoor concert "Aja Vu" music of Steely Dan = San Mateo Live Music
8/24 7:00 pm FREE quirky two-some band like "There's Something About Mary" @ Farley's Live Music
8/24 7:00 pm Free Eco Film Night: Sharing Mt Tam/Lost People of Mtn Village @ sports basement Film
8/24 7:30 pm $2 for UCB students "Beyond Bollywood" film festival @ Pacific Film Archive Film
Friday, August 25th
8/25 6:30 pm FREE 60s pop band Herman's Hermits w/ Peter Noone concert on beach - Santa Cruz Live Music
8/25 8:00 pm FREE "Capote" film night in the park - san anselmo Film
8/25 10:00 pm $5 New York Nights - uncensored stand up comedy - union square BYOB Comedy
Saturday, August 26th
8/26 10:00 am FREE 19th Annual Oakland Chinatown Streetfest Festival
8/26 11:00 am FREE 2nd Annual Chili Bowl Cook Off & Skate park show Festival
8/26 11:00 am FREE "Shades of the Blues" festival at McLaren Park - Excelsior Dist - SF Live Music
8/26 11:00 am FREE meet SF artist/writer/comedian Michael Capozzola @ Al's Comics Comedy
8/26 12:00 pm The Really Really FREE Market: communal giveaway of stuff @ Dolores Park Free
8/26 12:00 pm FREE Unlimited Kickboxing, Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Submission Wrestling - Milpitas Sport
8/26 1:00 pm $8 Culver City Dub Collective - hip & funky reggae/dug band @ hotel utah Live Music
8/26 1:30 pm FREE "Godfellas" political comedy musical theater by SF Mime Troupe in Berkeley Theater
8/26 4:00 pm FREE Shakespeare in the Park 'The Tempest' - Lake Merritt Oakland Theater
8/26 8:00 pm FREE "Best in Show" film night in the park - dolores park Film
Sunday, August 27th
8/27 1:00 pm FREE Sailboat Rides at Cal Sailing Club on the Berkeley Marina Outdoors
Monday, August 28th
8/28 3:30 pm FREE A Guide to City Government & Local Organizations @ SF Main Library Civic
Tuesday, August 29th
8/29 8:00 pm FREE Poser's Lounge '20Years of Soul 1959 - 1979" @ Red Devil Loung Live Music
Friday, September 1st and beyond...
9/1 6:00 pm FREE Palo Alto Art Walk
9/1 7:00 pm FREE Artmurmur - simultaneous art gallery openings and parties - Oakland
9/3 6:30 pm FREE Jazz: Henry Irvin Trio w/ vocalists Dorothy Lefkovits @ Bird/Beckett
9/4 7:00 pm FREE traditional Irish dance & ceili at Starry Plough - berkeley
9/5 9:30 am FREE admission to de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park - 1st Tues of Month
9/6 6:00 pm FREE former Black Panther Minister of Information book lecture @ Oakland main li
9/7 5:00 pm FREE first thursdays - art galleries open late, usually free wine & nibbles
9/8 7:30 pm $5 Poetry & Pizza (yummy fresh all you can eat pizza, brazillian music & poetry
9/9 All Day 11th Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival
9/9 10:00 am FREE San Francisco Zine Fest (comics, zines, workshops & flim) @ CellSpace
9/9 1:00 pm FREE Lawn Bowling Instruction and Games - open house - GG Park
9/11 10:00 am FREE 1906 Earthquake Walk: It Can't Happen Here
9/11 6:30 pm FREE Ask A Scientist lecture series "A Cleaner Future for Cars" - Canvas Gallery
9/12 5:00 pm FREE concert by Stephen Duffy & That Man Fantastic @ Novato Farmers Market
9/13 6:00 pm FREE lecture "The Future of Social Security" at Oakland main Library
9/14 5:30 pm $10 - Fall Fashion Fete - Shopping, cocktails, maicures and giveaways!
9/15 7:00 pm FREE "Labyrinth" 6 art galleris all open late w/ cool art and exhibits - SOMA
9/16 10:00 am FREE Day on the Glen Festival "Hip Music for Kids" - Dublin
9/16 2:00 pm FREE Fictional History of the US Authors Panel Discussion @ Oak. Library
9/20 7:00 pm FREE "Old Enough to Buy Art" affordable art for first time buyers - SOMA
9/21 6:00 pm FREE College Night, artist lecture, dj set, live music @ SFMOMA
10/6 2:00 pm FREE Elvis Costello @ Hardly Strictly Bluegrass music festival - GG Park
10/7 11:00 am FREE 6th Annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass music festival - GG Park
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If an event is in bold, then that means we think it's cool and espeically recommend it
What is funcheapSF.com? - A free web calendar & and emailing list of events - we hate spam and we won't clog your inbox. and when you sign up you don't even have to give us your email address if you don't want to. we usually send out one email a week with all the weeks events, usually between 20 and 50. Occassionally we'll send out another email to let you know of a great event or discount that's just come up. or, if you like, you can just view our calendar. we don't care! whatever you want. this was set up by just a couple of underemployed san franciscans who want to share their list with you. no corporations, just wholesome cheap goodness.
Going out and having fun in San Francisco is just too expensive. That's why we started funcheapSF. A free website where cheap bastards like ourselves get together to share tips and events going on in the coming days.
to join our emailing list and have access to our web calendar:
1) visit www.funcheapSF.com
2) click on "Join This Group"
that's it! then you'll have to option to receive email listings and view our web calendar.
we do our best to make sure our calendar is accurate, but it's always a good idea to double check with the venue to make sure the event is actually taking place in case of rain or other unforseen events