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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 5th Annual San Francisco CANstruction 2015. > IS THIS TAKING PLACE IN NOVEMBER 2015? NO – We have confirmed the CANstruction dates on their website ...

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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 | 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 …

“Heart of the City” Wednesday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Wednesday – All Day | Cost: FREE | United Nations Plaza (about Civic Center BART)

Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, …

$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, 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 Public Library.
Please …

Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco School of Needlework and Design
Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF

These free events give you the opportunity to stitch in an inspiring environment with fellow enthusiasts. Bring along your projects, embroidery, knitting or even darning, and enjoy the company of others and their vast needlework library at your leisure.
Free Stitch Ins meet every Wednesday from …

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 …

Drumming For Rain | Walnut Creek
Drumming For Rain | Walnut Creek

If “rain dances” are performed, why not “rain drums” or drumming for rain? Bring yourself, a floor mat or pillow, drums, shakers, or anything percussion and join in the
This free rain-drumming group will be offered weekly in Walnut Creek on Wednesdays from 5-6 pm.
Free, but an RSVP is …

The ’90s “Sex & Candy” Naughty Coloring Book Party | SoMa
Every Wednesday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover, but bring cash for drinks and tips.
The '90s

That local deadbeat-of-love, Broke Ass Stuart, is throwing his own ’90s alt-rock 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 naughty coloring books, markers and crayons at the bar, porno flicks on the screen, candy to …

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 …

Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:10 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 and reservations are required
Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF

Mmmm… chocolate! Four days a week, Dandelion Chocolates offer $5 factory tours (with tastings) and they’ll send you off with a hot chocolate gift card so you can end your experience on an extra chocolatey note. These tours can book up months in advance (especially for …

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 live stand up, sketch videos and sometimes live music 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 …

“The Tabernacle” Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Piano Fight

Get some laughs in at The Tabernacle, a weekly comedy show hosted by Matt Lieb, Steve Post, Torio Van Grol, and Allison Mick.
The Tabernacle takes place every Wednesday night at Piano Fight and features favorite local comedians.
The Tabernacle
Wednesdays | 7 pm
Piano Fight, 144 Taylor St., SF
Tickets are …

“Musical Wednesdays” Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Edge

Start your week singing with Musical Mondays or get over the hump with Musical Wednesdays at The Edge in the Castro, where they play all of your favorite musicals to sing and drink along with a different theme each week from 7 pm to 2 am every …

Summer Boot Camp Series: Free Full Body Cardio Workout | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up on the class schedule to ensure a spot, or just show up and have fun.
| Piedmont Avenue Elementary School Playground
Summer Boot Camp Series: Free Full Body Cardio Workout | Oakland

Get in your best summer shape and check out their Wednesday Night Summer Boot Camp series. It runs every Wednesday through August 31st at the Piedmont Avenue Elementary School playground.
Featuring a full body cardio, core and strength workout. Classes are free and start promptly at 7 …

Comedy Night at The Uptown | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
| The Uptown Nightclub!
Comedy Night at The Uptown | Oakland

Comedy Night at The Uptown is a live stand up comedy showcase located in the heart of downtown Oakland. Each week features some of the best local and traveling comedians from around the country.
The show is weekly on Wednesdays from 7-9 pm. An RSVP is …

Communication Games & Orgasmic Meditation Intro | SF
Communication Games & Orgasmic Meditation Intro | SF

Play three communication games about sex and relationships and get a refreshing change from the typical networking or bar conversation. Meet new people and learn something about yourself every Wednesday at 8 pm.
Funcheap Deal: Free admission at the door if you mention Funcheap. Otherwise, admission is $10.
You get the …

“Roots, Rum & Reggae” Live Reggae Night | Peninsula
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
“Roots, Rum & Reggae” Live Reggae Night | Peninsula

The Historic 7 Mile House will be hosts a weekly Wednesday reggae night appropriately called “Roots Rum & Reggae”, and will feature the Bay Area’s best reggae bands on a rotating schedule.
Check out the 7 Mile House calendar for details on this week’s band.
The event …

Free Live Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Jazz Music From Local Artists |  SF

Join them every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Jazz show by local Bay Area musicians.
Shows start at 8pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & Jazz. For complete line-up and more information please visit their website.

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, and compete in Rock Paper Scissors tournament qualifying rounds while moving from bar to bar. The tournament champ wins a $25 bar tab. Meet new people while earning points to …

“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.
Enjoy free champagne from 9-10 pm and $5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality discount). The RSVP list closes at 6 pm on the day of the show.
Housepitality DJ Night
Every Wednesday …

Comic Liberation: Stand-Up Comedy in an Art Space | Mission Dist.
Comic Liberation: Stand-Up Comedy in an Art Space | Mission Dist.

Comic Liberation is an experimental comedy showcase hosted by comics William Lushbough and Audrey Crescenti. They feature some of the top comedians in the Bay Area along with special appearances from national and touring headliners at 9 pm every Wednesday.
Free, but an RSVP is required via Eventbrite or email: comicliberation@gmail.com
It’s a …

Inside Baseball: A Comedy Variety Show | SF
Inside Baseball: A Comedy Variety Show | SF

Inside Baseball is the only show in the Bay Area that provides every kind of comedy, every Wednesday, for the low-price equivalent of a coffee.
Free for Funcheapers who enter “FUNCHEAP” as a promo code at checkout. Otherwise it’s $5.
Each week, Endgames Improv’s incredibly popular show puts on …

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