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Wednesday, November 16

Music of the Barbary Coast: SF’s Musical Origins | Main Library
Wednesday, November 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| San Francisco Main Library
Music of the Barbary Coast: SF's Musical Origins | Main Library

The SF Symphony has deep rooted history with forming after the 1906 earthquake. There is also a rich musical history laying the groundwork of the SF Symphony that will be described in the Panel Discussion Music of the Barbary Coast and Beyond: San Francisco’s Musical Origins on …

Lecture: Music of the Barbary Coast | SF Public Library
Wednesday, November 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Lecture: Music of the Barbary Coast | SF Public Library

San Francisco has always been a music-loving town, from the music halls of the Gold Rush to the emergence of a full-time professional orchestra in the early 20th century.
James Keller, organizer of the forthcoming exhibition at the Society of California Pioneers, Singing the Golden State, …

Yoshi’s Free Jazz and Jam: Chris Amberger Trio | SF
Wednesday, November 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yoshi's Jazz Club (SF)
Yoshi's Free Jazz and Jam: Chris Amberger Trio | SF

Yoshi’s Jazz Club SF celebrates Bay Area talent with a series of free concerts in their lounge. From straight jazz to multimedia sampling, and from Bossa Nova to African jazz, this series highlights the breadth and diversity of local musicians.
Nov. 16, 2011: Chris Amberger Trio
Chris Amberger’s …

“Vermont Barn” Wintery Photo Show & Free Beer | SF
Wednesday, November 16 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Otis Lounge

Photographer Ben Youngerman of Panhandle Productions) will be opening a new photo show at Otis Lounge Wednesday November 16th. Enjoy free draft beer (8-9p) & peruse a collection of winter images from an abandoned barn in country Vermont, a chance for your imagination to wander through …

Bazaar Café Free Comedy Night | Outer Richmond
Wednesday, November 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bazaar Cafe
Bazaar Café Free Comedy Night | Outer Richmond

Danny Dechi – Comedian and world’s only pencil musician – hosts a free comedy night at the Bazaar Cafe on November 16th with  Brian King, Clark Stanton, Drew Harmon, Mike Capozzola, Mr. Mystic, Nicole Turley
 

Billboard Digital Music Networking Party | SoMa
Wednesday, November 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required
| Eve Lounge
Billboard Digital Music Networking Party | SoMa

Groove and schmooze all night long at Digital Music SF, Musi2k and Billboard Magazine’s Futuresound party, a digital music networking event featuring some of the leading artists, entrepreneurs and investors in the industry, when you register in advance.
Eve Lounge (575 Howard St., SF) | Wednesday, November 16 | 7-9p …

Astronaut Class: How Not to Go Crazy in Space | SF
Wednesday, November 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Randall Museum
Astronaut Class: How Not to Go Crazy in Space | SF

Join Dr. Nick Kanas for a presentation exploring psychiatric and interpersonal issues that can affect astronauts in space.
UCSF Professor of Psychiatry Nick Kanas has studied such issues for more than 15 years as a NASA-funded principal investigator. He will review important psychosocial issues, …

“Well Off Wednesdays” $2 Wells, $3 Beer | The Cellar SF
Wednesday, November 16 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Cellar

Get your weekend started early with Well Off Wednesdays at The Cellar. They’ll be dishing out $3 beers and $2 well drinks from their full bar all night long as DJs keep the crowd on the dance floor. Did we mention there’s no cover? Yeah, …

Every Wednesday

Free Outdoor Workout: Stairs, Core & Endurance | Pac Heights
Every Wednesday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Kezar Stadium
Free Outdoor Workout: Stairs, Core & Endurance | Pac Heights

Every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am, gather at Alta Plaza Park for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city.
The half hour workouts are different each week, but consist of  boot camp style workouts like running hills, core …

$1 Book Sale | SF Main Library
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
$1 Book Sale | SF Main Library

From April – October in 2014, the San Francisco Public Library host weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library.
All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco …

Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero
Every Wednesday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero

The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates the design process that takes a great idea and turns it into a reality.
With more than 20 different exhibits regularly on display that showcase the innovative work of Autodesk customers, the gallery illustrates the role …

Castro Farmers’ Market | SF
Every Wednesday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Castro Farmers' Market | SF

Every Wednesday night throughout the season, March 12 to December 17, 2014, Noe Street is abloom with fresh fruits and vegetables as the Castro Farmers’ Market brings California’s best to the neighborhood.
The farmers’ market is open 4-8 pm, rain or shine, but it doesn’t hurt to be …

Color Me Badd Wednesdays: ’90s Jams & Coloring Contests | SoMa
Every Wednesday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover, but bring cash for drinks and tips.
Color Me Badd Wednesdays: '90s Jams & Coloring Contests | SoMa

That local deadbeat-of-love, Broke Ass Stuart, is throwing his own ’90s R&B jam happy hour at Monarch on Wednesdays from 5:30-9:30 pm.
Broke Ass Stuart will be the guest bartender.
Plus, there will be coloring books and crayons at the bar, so you can get your color me …

Karma Cinema: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway
Karma Cinema: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway

Time to get generous; The New Parkway Theater is letting you pay-what-you-wish for a movie ticket every Wednesday night.
Theater doors open at 6 pm every Wednesday and every movie (albeit a few exceptions like private events) will be offered on a sliding scale of a penny (if …

Queeraoke: Rock Star Stage & Prizes | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pandora karaoke & bar
Queeraoke: Rock Star Stage & Prizes | SF

Queeraoke takes place every Wednesday from 6 pm to 2 am at the Pandora Karaoke & Bar, which features a stage that will make you feel like a rock star, 50″ plasma TVs, wireless mics, and an excellent sound system.
There is never a cover and you can win prizes …

Free Circus Class Day: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Circus Center
Free Circus Class Day: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF

Come and play with all the fun circus toys that fit under the Circus Center‘s roof every Wednesday.
Circus Skills Jam Class
Most Wednesdays | 7 to 9 pm
Free, but an RSVP is required; class has a 25 person maximum. Please make sure to check-in before 7:45 pm.
Age limits: Everyone …

The Muffin Men Comedy Show & Sketch Videos | SF
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | the sip bar 787 broadway. san francisco, ca
The Muffin Men Comedy Show & Sketch Videos | SF

The Muffin Men present the only Bay Area show that combines sketch videos with live stand up comedy in one hilarious night.
Feel Woods and Papp Johnson are part of the #HellaFunny comedy group and bring their unique brand of comedy to the swanked out Sip …

The Business: $5 Alternative Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Dark Room Theater
The Business: $5 Alternative Comedy Night | Mission Dist.

The Business is one of the best alternative comedy shows in SF and features comedians from Comedy Central, SXSW, and the Comedians of Comedy tour.
This weekly Wednesday night comedy gig features a rotating cast of comedians, but most often features their main headliners Nato Green, Sean …

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with a drink special purchase.
| Monroe
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF

Try your hand (literally) at the Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl starting in North Beach. Get lubricated on $3.50 drink specials, win prizes (like best athletic wear… ’cause you need great threads to show your RPS moves) and the tournament champ wins a $50 bar tab …

Free Wednesday Concert Night | Haight
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP on Eventbrite or $5 at the door
| The Milk Bar
Free Wednesday Concert Night | Haight

The Milk Bar hosts their favorite bands on their weekly series, Milk Was A Bad Choice.
Each show is free with an RSVP on Eventbrite, or $5 at the door.
All shows will include live bands and a themed pop-up kitchen.

“Housepitality” DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa

Housepitality SF gives you a reason to come out dancing every Wednesday night with world-class artists and free champagne.
Free, but an RSVP is required and you must arrive before 11 pm. Otherwise, it’s $5 before 11 pm or $10 after.
Enjoy free champagne from 9-10 pm and $5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality …

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