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Wednesday, November 14

Movie-themed Canned Food Art Sculptures | SF
Wednesday, November 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Guests are encouraged to bring a canned food donation
| One Market Plaza
Movie-themed Canned Food Art Sculptures | SF

Teams of architects, engineers and contractors will compete to design and build giant structures created entirely out of canned food for the 3rd Annual San Francisco CANstruction 2013.  It’s similar to a sand castle contest, but all sculptures are made of canned food. At the end of ...

Tastes & Tales of North Beach: A Guided Walking Tour | SF
Wednesday, November 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Broadway & Columbus
Tastes & Tales of North Beach: A Guided Walking Tour | SF

In North Beach, one gust of wind can carry the sound of sea lions, the salty mist of fog, and the smells of this village’s basic food groups – coffee, chocolate, wine, and focaccia.
Meet our local purveyors on this charming walk and find out why …

Naked Protest Against Nudity Ban | SF City Hall
Wednesday, November 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Naked Protest Against Nudity Ban | SF City Hall

In true San Francisco spirit, get naked or as bare as you dare at a nude protest against a potential nudity ban on the steps of the City Hall at noon on Wednesday, November 14, 2012.
We are about to lose our right to be nude …

Green Business Expo & Free Ben & Jerry’s Sundaes | Walnut Creek
Wednesday, November 14 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Third Workplace
Green Business Expo & Free Ben & Jerry's Sundaes | Walnut Creek

Learn about environmentally friendly companies and network with business owners and professionals while enjoying complimentary Ben and Jerry’s ice cream sundaes at the Green Business Expo at Third Workplace in Walnut Creek on Wednesday, November 14, 2012.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Dress professionally.
Tip: Free parking is available …

Blow Pop Happy Hour: Hip Hop DJ Devonwho | Mission
Wednesday, November 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shot of sake with RSVP.
| Blowfish Sushi
Blow Pop Happy Hour: Hip Hop DJ Devonwho | Mission

Noise Pop, Blowfish Sushi To Die For and Trumer Pilsner present the next Blow Pop Happy Hour on November 14th with a special guest DJ set from experimental hip hop beatmaker Devonwho.
RSVP and get a free shot of sake.
The bar will have Trumer Pils specials …

Win Tix: 2012 Indie Spirits Expo | San Francisco
2012 Indie Spirits Expo | San Francisco

Taste over 100 spirits from over 40 exhibitors, plus a rare opportunity to meet the distillers and owners from small-batch brands and mingle with fellow spirits aficionados.
Discover new favorites at this one-night-only walk-around tasting of vodka, whiskey, rum, tequila, mezcal, cognac and more from brands …

Refinery29 + ACRE/SF Birthday Bash: Bites & Booze | SF
Refinery29 + ACRE/SF Birthday Bash: Bites & Booze | SF

Join Refinery29 as they host ACRE/SF’s 1 year birthday bash on November 14, 2012 with shopping, bites, booze and live music by electronic music duo James & Evander.
Free, but an RSVP is required. Email:  info@acresf.com

The bites and booze are probably free, but bring a few bucks just …

Meet the Brewers: San Francisco Craft Beer
Wednesday, November 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for drinks
| Cerveceria de MateVeza
Meet the Brewers: San Francisco Craft Beer

Meet the brewers behind Cerveceria de MateVeza.

Movember & Sons Happy Hour w/ Giveaways | Rye
Wednesday, November 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required. Bring money for drinks
| Rye
Movember & Sons Happy Hour w/ Giveaways | Rye

Stop by Rye for a special Movember Happy Hour with giveaways and a specialty cocktail from 6-8 pm on Wednesday, November 14, 2012.
Rye is generously donating tips and all proceeds from a special Sweet Movember cocktail to the cause. Do not fret; there will be real …

Fashion Social Pop-Up Closing Party | Westfield Centre
Wednesday, November 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Westfield San Francisco Centre
Fashion Social Pop-Up Closing Party | Westfield Centre

Join a Fashion Social for the Ken Chen SF Pop-Up Closing Party at the Ken Chen headquarters in the Westfield Centre (865 Market St. #247, San Francisco).
Light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages will be served. It’s your last chance to shop KenChenSF’s latest collection with a big sale, a …

Iron Chef Marc Forgione’s Free Holiday Cooking Class | Macy’s
Wednesday, November 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP recommended
| Macy's (Union Square)
Iron Chef Marc Forgione's Free Holiday Cooking Class | Macy's

Join Macy’s Culinary Council Chef Marc Forgione as he cooks up festive favorites from The Macy’s Culinary Council Thanksgiving & Holiday Cookbook. Afterwards he’ll share the secrets to creating the perfect holiday party, plus sign your copy of the cookbook when you purchase it at the …

Good Vibrations’ Hot Donuts & Hot Sex with Dr. Carol Queen | Polk
Wednesday, November 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Good Vibrations (Polk St.)
Good Vibrations' Hot Donuts & Hot Sex with Dr. Carol Queen | Polk

Good Vibrations is partnering with the legendary Bob’s Donuts and Carol Queen to present a night of Hot Sex & Hot Donuts.
Ask Our Docs: Hot Donuts & Hot Sex Questions with your favorite Sexologist
For the first time ever we’re teaming up with our friends at …

Humpday Happy Hour & Free Gift: Sex & Aging | Good Vibrations
Wednesday, November 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Good Vibrations (Valencia St.)
Humpday Happy Hour & Free Gift: Sex & Aging | Good Vibrations

Great sex can get better with age. Attend this free workshop and learn how to navigate some of the features of aging for maximum pleasure.
Our Good Vibrations Sex Educator will discuss menopause, erectile dysfunction, positioning, fun toys to maximize pleasure and comfort and more.
Free …

Shop Party: Holiday Spirits, Refreshments, Styling & Discounts | Palo Alto
Wednesday, November 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Bonobos Guideshop (Palo Alto)
Shop Party: Holiday Spirits, Refreshments, Styling & Discounts | Palo Alto

Join men’s fashion shop Bonobos and eyewear retailer Ditto.com for a holiday styling party with complimentary holiday spirits and refreshments, virtual fittings from Ditto, and styling sessions from Bonobos Guides that will serve as your personalized fit experts and style advisers.
There will be special discounts and promotions for shoppers at the party …

Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt Talk | Mountain View
Wednesday, November 14 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Computer History Museum
Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt Talk | Mountain View

Join the Computer History Museum for a wide-ranging conversation with Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google moderated by Museum CEO John Hollar.
RSVP to attend.
Since joining Google in 2001, Eric Schmidt has helped grow the company from a Silicon Valley startup to a global leader in …

Greenbuild 2012 iSqFt After-Party: Free Drinks & Bites | SF
Greenbuild 2012 iSqFt After-Party: Free Drinks & Bites | SF

Are you a green building professional and are you making it to Greenbuild 2012 in SF on Nov. 14-16?
Then come on down to the W Hotel for an industry party thrown by iSqFt, a construction software company, with an open bar, free hors d’oeuvres and …

La Maison Cointreau: Free Cocktails, Food, History & Music | SF
Wednesday, November 14 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Big Daddy's Antiques
La Maison Cointreau: Free Cocktails, Food, History & Music | SF

Taste Cointreau cocktails, nosh on complimentary hors d’oeuvres and get to know the history of the delicious orange liqueur with Alfred Cointreau, sixth generation family member at Big Daddy’s Antiques in San Francisco. RSVP required for 30 minutes slots from 7-10pm on November 14 or 15, 2012. Taste ...

Nerd Nite: Lock Picking, Bioengineering & Organ Transplants | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, November 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $8 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite: Lock Picking, Bioengineering & Organ Transplants | Rickshaw Stop

Due to Thanksgiving, Nerd Nite SF has been rescheduled to November 14, 2012.
Nerd Nite SF #30: Lock Picking, Bioengineering, and Organ Transplants
Going Off-Key: An Introduction to Lock Picking” by Eric Michaud
College of Lockpicking’s esteemed professor/founder leads us through Locksport 101: Discover the inner workings of …

Free Sneak Preview: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2
Wednesday, November 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Code required, arrive early as admission not guaranteed
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

UPDATE: Sorry! All the passes have been claimed.
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of ” The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2.”
Free Film Screening: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 (7:30p)
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
- RSVP …

Win Tix: Sneak Preview Movie: Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2
Wednesday, November 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*One winners wins the secret code good for a pair of passes to this screening.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Sneak Preview Movie: Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

Bella, Edward and Jacob are back in the epic finale of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2.  The film opens on November 16th, but you’ll get to see it at this advanced screening at a secret theater in SF near BART on Wednesday …

Free Comedy: Comikaze Lounge w/ Brendan Lynch | SF
Wednesday, November 14 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Free Comedy: Comikaze Lounge w/ Brendan Lynch | SF

Due to Thanksgiving the November 2012 Comikaze Lounge will happen on November 14, 2012, and not on November 21 as was originally posted.
The November 14, 2012 Comikaze lineup includes:

Brendan Lynch (headlining)
Stroy Moyd
Kate Willett
Stefani Silverman
Drew Harmon
Griffin Daley
Myles Weber
Ben Del Castillo
Melanie O’Brien

Geographer Concert | Palo Alto
Wednesday, November 14 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Illusions
Geographer Concert | Palo Alto

Catch a free concert by San Francisco indie rock band Geographer at Club Illusions in Palo Alto.
Free, but an RSVP is required to attend.

Please arrive early as RSVP does not guarantee admission if capacity is reached. 
Pandora and Lenovo promise the ultimate concert experience with a Lenovo lounge …

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Wednesday, November 14 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for drinks
| Capp's Corner
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF

Please note, the start of the pub crawl has been changed; the pub crawl will now begin at Capp’s Corner.

lOAKal Free Concert: The Sleeping Giants Jam Band | Oakland
Wednesday, November 14 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parish
lOAKal Free Concert: The Sleeping Giants Jam Band | Oakland

November 14th features jam band supergroup The Sleeping Giants, Lebo and Friends and folk rock quintet Fruition. 21+
Lebo (Dan Lebowitz), a founding member of ALO (Brushfire/Universal Records), tours the world playing guitar, lap steel, pedal steel and singing.
Drawing sustenance from the deep roots of traditional American …

Every Wednesday

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

Every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am, gather at Alamo Square 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 …

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 | 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 9pm
Free, but the class has a 25 person maximum. Please check-in between 7-7:45 pm.
This class is open to everyone at no charge …

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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