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Friday, November 16

Free Brooklyn Bagel Friday | SF
Free Brooklyn Bagel Friday | SF

Schmendricks, a Brooklyn-style bagel shop recently named the best in the Bay Area by the SF Chronicle, will be giving away free bagels from 8-9:30am at the ING Direct Cafe in the Financial District.
Supplies are limited, so get there early to get your authentic bagel.
Source: SF …

2012 San Francisco Mayan Festival: Friday | Mission Dist.
Friday, November 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| City College of SF (Mission Campus)
2012 San Francisco Mayan Festival: Friday | Mission Dist.

The 2nd day of the Mayan Festival will be held at the City College of San Francisco – Mission Campus. From 9:30 am-6 pm, there will be workshops dedicated to educating all on Mayan Culture as well as Social Justice.

Twilio CEO/Co-Founder Jeff Lawson Talk & Lunch | Campbell
Friday, November 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| ZURB HQ
Twilio CEO/Co-Founder Jeff Lawson Talk & Lunch | Campbell

Spend your lunch hour learning about cloud communications and listen to a talk by the co-founder and CEO of Twilio from noon-1 pm at the ZURB headquarters in Campbell.
Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson will get on his soapbox to talk to us about the challenges in taking telecom …

Magical Holiday Windows Unveiling: “Fabled Lands” | Shreve & Co.
Friday, November 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Shreve & Co.
Magical Holiday Windows Unveiling:

Shreve & Co. will be unveiling their magical holiday windows on November 16, 2012 at 1pm.
The theme for 2012 is “Fabled Lands.” Long time Shreve & Co. window designer Jim Cardosa imagined characters who rule nine different lands represented in nine window displays, all told …

Food Day: Workshops & Tastings | Mission
Friday, November 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP preferred
| Mission Dolores
Food Day: Workshops & Tastings | Mission

In honor of Food Day, taste seasonal samples and learn about how to eat healthy on a budget from two certified health coaches in Dolores Park on Friday, November 16, 2012.
Dolores Park Food Day Activities:

Learn how to create meal plans and simple ways to use a few ingredients to …

11th Annual Altered Barbie Art Show: Closing Reception | Mission
Friday, November 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are accepted.
| 50 Shotwell
11th Annual Altered Barbie Art Show: Closing Reception | Mission

Meet the artists and celebrate Barbie with a live musical performance by the Ethel Merman Experience. The Broadway diva with the big voice and big hair returns to the Altered Barbie closing night party with Eddie James on bass and Boom Boom Bow Wow on …

Friday Nights at the de Young: Jazz & Native American Poetry | GG Park
Friday Nights at the de Young: Jazz & Native American Poetry | GG Park

6:30pm Wilsey Court - Live Music by the Sarah Wilson Ensemble
Featuring new, innovative, beautiful music written for Wilson’s 2011–2012 Artist Fellowship at de Young Museum, along with earlier compositions commissioned by the de Young and Intersection for the Arts. The concert includes selections from her Artist …

Book Launch Party: Readings, Magik*Magik Orchestra & Free Drinks | SF
Friday, November 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Southern Exposure
Book Launch Party: Readings, Magik*Magik Orchestra & Free Drinks | SF

Come celebrate Brian McMullen & Jason Jagel’s first picture book, Hang Glider & Mud Mask with book readings at 6:30pm and 7:30pm — with live music composed especially for the book by members of Magik*Magik Orchestra, who will be dressed as the title characters.
Complimentary beer, …

Art Attack Gallery Opening: Live Music & Free Wine | North Beach
Friday, November 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Art Attack SF
Art Attack Gallery Opening: Live Music & Free Wine | North Beach

Art Attack SF is an art gallery in North Beach, San Francisco, featuring local artists and their works.
Free but RSVP is required.
The Grand Opening event will be held on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 6PM-9PM. There will be live music and complimentary refreshments, including wine.

Free “Silent Disco” Night | Grand Hyatt SF
Friday, November 16 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring a few bucks for the food truck.
| Grand Hyatt San Francisco
Free

The Grand Hyatt near Union Square is celebrating the re-opening of their newly redesigned restaurant, bar & lounge and they’re celebrating with a silent dance party.
The musical magic will be performed by DJ Dave Paul, who you may know from his themed DJ parties including …

Get Weird Or Go Home Zine Release Bash: Live Music & Art Show | Haight
Friday, November 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | RVCA Clothing
Get Weird Or Go Home Zine Release Bash: Live Music & Art Show | Haight

 
RVCA is throwing a two year anniversary zine release party and art show for Get Weird Or Go Home with live music, DJs, and beer on Friday, November 16, 2012.
There will be live sets by Grandma’s Boyfriend and Warm Soda, and DJ sets by DJ My D and …

Art Clothing Pop-Up Shop Party: Free Beer, Giveaways & DJ | Lower Haight
Friday, November 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | DSF Clothing Company & Art Gallery
Art Clothing Pop-Up Shop Party: Free Beer, Giveaways & DJ | Lower Haight

This Friday is the opening party for Thread Council’s Pop Up Shop at DSF Clothing Company (formerly D-Structure).
Come check out and preview their exclusive graphic apparel created in partnership with several artists. Meet artists Jeff Boozer and Josh Elowsky, including TC curator, Fermin Mata.
There …

Toro Y Moi Art Show & Album Sneak Peak | Public Works
Friday, November 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Public Works
Toro Y Moi Art Show & Album Sneak Peak | Public Works

Toro Y Moi and Red Bull Music Academy have teamed up to give fans the opportunity to hear his upcoming third album, Anything In Return, more than two months in advance of release through a unique experience that will take place at Public Works in ...

Malderor of Bootie SF: Music to Drink To | Mission
Friday, November 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry, but bring money for drinks.
| Eric Quezada Center
Malderor of Bootie SF: Music to Drink To | Mission

Malderor (Bootie/Radio Valencia/Fandango) and Bishop (Jeff Ross from SF IndieFest) play Music to Drink To (i.e. songs with words and guitars) at the Mission’s Bad Art Gallery.
‘Have a drink, check out the art, enjoy some tunes, rinse and repeat.

Beer Olympics: Fun, Games & $1 Beer | SF
Friday, November 16 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks (they'll be cheap)
| The Cosmo Bar & Lounge
Beer Olympics: Fun, Games & $1 Beer | SF

Join the San Francisco Beer Olympics every Friday night for free entry and free games all night, and the drinks are cheap to boot.  Win prizes by playing games including Flip Cup, Beer Pong, and relays, and you can get 5 beers for $10, plus they have a ...

Every Friday

Alisha’s Free Home Cookin’ Fridays | The Riptide
Alisha's Free Home Cookin' Fridays | The Riptide

Follow the L until it ends, on Fridays after work and get rewarded with grubbing on free home cookin’ from Alisha.
Each week, she whips up home-style food that ranges from blushin bunnies, chili con carne, chicken pot pie, and, if you’re lucky, even tater tot …

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: New Park Construction | Presidio Gateway
Every Friday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required to rmenezes@presidiotrust.gov.
| Presidio Trust Headquarters
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: New Park Construction | Presidio Gateway

The Presidio Gateway project will create 13 acres of new parkland in the Presidio, re-connecting Crissy Field with the Main Post. Site tours are available every Friday afternoon from 4-5 pm from May 30 through September 26, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required to rmenezes@presidiotrust.gov.
Participants will learn about …

Fashion Studio Happy Hour Shopping Party | SoMa
Every Friday – 4:40 pm | Cost: FREE | 440 Brannan Studio Showroom
Fashion Studio Happy Hour Shopping Party | SoMa

440 Brannan Studio Showroom hosts a fashion happy hour every Friday from 4:40-7 pm. Sip on wine and beer while browsing their collection of unique styles by local designers.
440 Brannan Studio Showroom is a 5,000 square foot retail store and studio factory where prominent and emerging Bay Area designers …

Taiko Drumming & Japanese Music | SF
Every Friday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hotel Nikko San Francisco
Taiko Drumming & Japanese Music | SF

Come to Hotel Nikko San Francisco every Friday and Saturday evening at 5 pm as “Maikaze Daiko & Friends” showcase the power and subtlety of Japanese Taiko drumming with other traditional Japanese instruments from Bay Area artists and beyond.
Awaken the senses with flowing melodies and …

Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland
Every Friday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food.
| Bites Off Broadway
Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland

Bites Off Broadway will again bring the vibe of a neighborhood block party and picnic to the front of Studio One Art Center (465 45th Street) on Friday nights from 5:30-8:30 pm, May 9 – October 10, 2014.
Neighbors in The Temescal meet and greet on blankets and folks …

Free “Oysters on the Half Shell” Fridays | El Rio
Free

El Rio, a neighborhood dive in the deep Mission, gives away free Oysters on the half shell from local folks in Tomales Bay, every Friday at 5:30 pm. Arrive on time, they go fast.
And get your drink on with happy hour on Friday from 5-8 pm …

$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach
Every Friday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission with Facebook RSVP
| Monroe
$1 Drink Fridays:

Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks and $2 tacos?
Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with …

Red Hots $5 Friday Night Burlesque Show | Mission Dist.
Every Friday – 7:30 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5-10 sliding scale
| El Rio
Red Hots $5 Friday Night Burlesque Show | Mission Dist.

It’s saucy dancing with a sense of humor at the Red Hots Burlesque show on Fridays at El Rio, where you can see some of the bawdiest burlesque babes in the Bay,  for a sliding scale price starting at $5.
Come with your sense of humor and get …

Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic's Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio

Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse on Mutiny Radio is a free comedy show every Friday from 8-11 pm at Mutiny Radio on the corner of 21st and Florida in the deep Mission District.
Over 25 of San Francisco’s underground comics entertain your cheap asses every week until the …

SF Beer Olympics: Drinking Games & $2 Beers | North Beach
SF Beer Olympics: Drinking Games & $2 Beers | North Beach

Meet and compete against locals, travelers, couch surfers, au pairs, and hostelers. Games are free to play (including flip cup, beer pong and relays) and many weeks they have themed events for holidays, or just because.
They have a great 5-for-$10 beer special until 9:30 pm. After …

Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: “Midnight Rollers” | SF
Every Friday – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Plaza
Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party:

Strap on your skates and roller disco around the city at the Midnight Rollers Friday Night Skate party.
This weekly skate (as long as it’s not raining or during Burning Man) hits up San Francisco’s main attractions, all while blasting their own beats from two jogging strollers …

#Hashtag Comedy Night | SoMa Streat Food Park
Every Friday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoMa StrEat Food Park
#Hashtag Comedy Night | SoMa Streat Food Park

Come get your yaks out at the weekly #Hashtag comedy night at SoMa Streat Food Park hosted by Andrew Holmgren and Justin Gomes and featuring nationally touring and local comedians.
The show takes place every Friday night at 9 pm, and is brought to you by Sylvan …

Queer Fridays Live Music Series | El Rio
Every Friday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | El Rio
Queer Fridays Live Music Series | El Rio

Get an earful of live music from queer artists, every Friday night at 10 pm at the free “Friday Live” series at El Rio in San Francisco’s Mission District.
DJ Emotions gets the party started with hip hop, salsa, house and world tunes at 10 pm sharp.
Begin …

F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
Every Friday – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE
F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF

EndGames Improv is bringing something new to the genre, what could turn out to be a very hot affair (in that release of tension, funny kind of way) with “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship.”
“YFUR” is an entirely improvised comedy show inspired by stories of your own …

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