Bay Area Events


List of events in the Bay Area of interest to those who seek to 1) have a political impact, 2) learn more about an issue, 3) support libertarian principles of individual rights and responsibilities, 4) meet people of like mind:



Free Exchange, November 1, 2014

Free Exchange

Hosted by James Elwood

Saturday, November 1st, 2014  7:00 pm

6 Gonzalez Drive, San Francisco


For information and RSVP  415 859-5174


Free Exchange is a long standing San Francisco discussion group/social/pot luck.  Sometimes with guest speakers, sometimes not.  This November 1 Free Exchange happens to be a celebration of Jim Elwood's birthday.





John Dennis for Congress Tabling, November 1, 2014

John Dennis for Congress Tabling

Hosted by Golden Gate Liberty Revolution

Saturday, November 1, 2014    11:00 am

Bank of America

800 Irving Street, San Francisco


Distribute literature, talk for passersby, help John Dennis in his campaign against Nancy Pelosi


Tax Day 2015, April 5, 2015

The Libertarian Party of San Francisco will host

"Tax Day 2015"  on April 5, 2015   Time TBA, but around 1:00 pm.

Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room B - Lower Level

San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco


Please mark your calendars.  We will be posting subject of discussion, panelists, and moderator.

Umpire or Empire: History and Future of American Leadership, November 10, 2014

Umpire or Empire?  The History and Future of American Leadership

Monday, November 10, 2014   6:00 pm

Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman, Professor of American Foreign Relations, San Diego State University


The Commonwealth Club

595 Market St, San Francisco


Commonwealth Club members free;  Students with ID $7;   General Admission $20


For information:


Grapes of Wrath at 75, December 8, 2014

Grapes of Wrath at 75:  Retracing the Joads' Journey

Monday, December 8, 2014 

P.J. Palmer:  Filmmaker, Videographer

Octavio Solis:  Playright, Director

Patricia Wakida:  Writer, Artist


5:30 pm networking reception   6:00 pm program


The Commonweath Club

595 Market Street, San Francisco


Commonwealth Club members free;  Students with ID  $7;  General Admission $20


For information:



Why are we posting this event here:  The Grapes of Wrath traces not only the physical journey of the Joads' but also the emotional, and eventual social journey, from individualism to collectivism.  Book worth reading if you have not done so already, and event worth attending to pose some good questions to the panelists.