Lucky for you, we've gathered some free (and some not so free) events for you to check out this week.
What: This free performance of Bizet's Carmen will be simulcast live from the War Memorial Opera House. Don't forget to pack a picnic.
When: Saturday, July 2, 7:30 p.m.
Where: AT&T Park: 24 Willie Mays Plaza, (SoMa), sanfrancisco.giants.mlb.com/sf/ballpark
What: This Thursday, the California of Academy Sciences will be hosting a party for brew fans. Many local breweries such as Almanac, Calicraft Brewing Co., and Fort Point will be participating in the pop-up beer garden. Tickets for members are $12 and non-members pay $15. You must be 21 or over to attend.
When: Thursday, July 7, 6 - 10 p.m.
Where: California Academy of Sciences: 55 Music Concourse Drive, (Golden Gate Park), calacademy.org
2015 Fillmore Jazz Festival(Photo Courtesy of Fillmore Jazz Festival)
What: The Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free jazz festival on the West Coast. This year's theme, "In Tribute," will honor favorite musicians who have recently passed. Expect to hear songs by Prince, David Bowie, Paul Bley, and others. The festival spans 12 blocks, which will be filled with art and crafts as well as delicious food and drinks ranging from Asian to Cajun.
When: Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Fillmore Street, between Jackson and Eddy Streets, (Lower Pac Heights), sresproductions.com
What: If you're looking for some casual, fun dancing then this Friday at the De Young Museum, learn with master coach Cynthia Glinka, who will instruct swing-dance routines.
When: Friday, July 1, 6 - 6:30 p.m.
Where: Wilsey Court at the De Young Museum: 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, (Golden Gate Park), deyoung.famsf.org
What: End your week with an evening of laughs. A fresh lineup of SF's most hilarious comics will perform a standup show at the iconic Hobart Building next to the Montgomery BART station. Purchase your $15 ticket now.
When: Friday, July 1, 8 - 9:15 p.m.
Where: Hobart Building: 582 Market Street, (SoMa), hobartbuilding.com