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Friday, November 23

2012 Winter Wonderland & Parade of Lights | San Rafael
Friday, November 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown San Rafael
2012 Winter Wonderland & Parade of Lights | San Rafael
Friday, November 23rd, 2012 Snow Sledding, Noon to 4:30pm & 6-8pm Marketplace, Noon to 8pm Parade at 5:30pm
Block Friday 2012: Post-Thanksgiving Potluck Party | Market Street
Friday, November 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sign up and bring a dish to share if you want to join the dinner.
| Market Street (1100 Block)
Block Friday 2012: Post-Thanksgiving Potluck Party | Market Street
Come out to make Block Friday the new Black Friday and use November 23, 2012 to create community. Swap/Meet SF have decided to go all out the day after Thanksgiving by transforming the 1100 block of Market Street into a giant potluck and community feast with a community ...

Friday Nights at the de Young: Closing Party & Film Screening | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young: Closing Party & Film Screening | Golden Gate Park
November 23 will close the eighth season of free Friday Nights at the de Young. The organizers promise an evening of music, dance and art making for all, plus a film screening at the Koret Auditorium. 7pm – Koret Auditorium The Perfect Partnership: Fonteyn and Nureyev (2005, 90 ...
Funcheap’s Black Friday 2012 “Food Social” | Oakland
Friday, November 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*21+
| The New Parish
Funcheap's Black Friday 2012
Food Social, a street food incubator marketplace, features locally produced fare by the Bay Area food scene’s next big talents along with DJs and a fun social atmosphere. On Friday after Thanksgiving, FuncheapSF is pairing up with Food Social to throw an epic Black Friday event ...
Downtown Ice Opening: Kristi Yamaguchi & Hula Dancing | San Jose
Downtown Ice Opening: Kristi Yamaguchi & Hula Dancing | San Jose
Olympic Gold Medalist figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi will celebrate the opening of Hawaiian Airlines / Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 at 5:15pm. Kristi will be speaking and greeting fans, but not performing. The ceremony will include traditional Hawaiian music and hula dancing by ...
Win Tix: Delicate Steve: West African Guitar Pop | Rickshaw Stop
Friday, November 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular price, $10-12
| Rickshaw Stop
“A true child of his labelmeister, David Byrne, “Delicate” Steve Marion translates the felicities of West African guitar pop into an inventive instrumental hodgepodge. Nothing overly heavy or insipid to ponder here, unless you’ve got a problem with unalloyed joy.” —Village Voice Dana Buoy (of Akron ...
Beer Olympics: Fun, Games & $1 Beer | SF
Friday, November 23 – 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

Computer History Museum Geeky Block Party | 1/2 Off Admission & Off The Grid
Every Friday – 5:00 pm | Cost: $7.50*
*Museum admission is $7.50. Meals from food trucks varies.
| Computer History Museum
Computer History Museum Geeky Block Party | 1/2 Off Admission & Off The Grid

Every Friday night the Computer History Museum will be extending its hours so you can enjoy a fun block party offering 50% off museum admission price, a variety of food trucks and special museum programs.
The museum has partnered with Off the Grid, the Bay Area’s network of street food …

Free Wine & Beer Tasting | Pleasanton
Every Friday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | New Leaf Market (Pleasanton)
Free Wine & Beer Tasting | Pleasanton

New Leaf Community Market in Pleasanton invites you to start your weekend off right with free weekly wine and beer tastings happening every Friday from 5-7 pm.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
A different vendor is featured each week. Must be 21+ to sample alcohol.

Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland
Every Friday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | 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 May to October.
2016 Bites off Broadway
Fridays | May – October | 5:30-8:30 pm
In front of Studio One Art …

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?
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 drink prices to …

Water Sleigh Rides & Caroling on Lake Merritt | Oakland
Every Friday – 6:00 pm | Cost: $6*
*$6/person for the 6 pm tour
| Lake Merritt Boating Center
Water Sleigh Rides & Caroling on Lake Merritt | Oakland

Bring your friends and families to Lake Merritt Boating Center, aboard their Pontoon Water Sleigh and enjoy hot cider, cookies, and caroling.
Experience a unique view of Oakland as your Water Sleigh glides past the 18th Street Fountain & Holiday Cove before returning to the Boating …

Free Circus Class Fun: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF
Every Friday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Circus Center
Free Circus Class Fun: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF

Come and play with all the fun circus toys that fit under the Circus Center‘s roof every Friday.
Circus Skills Jam Class
Fridays | 7-9 pm
FREE; class has a 25 person maximum. Please make sure to check-in before 6:45 pm.
Age limits: Everyone age 8 and older is welcome, however, all …

Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Skylark Bar
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar

Join Hunny Bunny and Her Hot Toddies for Mischief at the Skylark Bar every Friday at 8 pm.
Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at this free weekly burlesque and variety show. Come early to purchase your beverage and toast to these Barbary Coast Beauties.

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 …

“Best of SF” Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF

San Francisco has long been home to an electric comedy scene and has spawned some of the biggest names in stand-up from Margaret Cho to Patton Oswalt, in addition to current up and coming stars like Vahé Hove and Chris Schiappacasse. Check out a fresh …

“Ain’t Mama’s Drag” Weekly Variety Show | SF

San Francisco’s only drag variety show has Queens, Kings and live performers of every type imaginable. Expect the unexpected here. The audience cannot predict what hostess Cruzin d’Loo has dug up for their entertainment every Friday night at a respectable 8 pm… that’s the only thing respectable about …

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 Friday, 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 …

Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Just tip the musicians.
| Atlas Cafe
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF

Jazz at The Atlas is a weekly jazz residency with five rotating jazz bands. Music is always free, though tipping is encouraged.
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe
(This is a typical lineup and is subject to change – hey, it’s jazz baby)

1st Friday – Eli Maliwan Jazz Party …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show & Happy Hour | SF

The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around 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 and wine special until 9:30 …

“This Week’s Show” Fresh Stand-Up Comedy | SF
Every Friday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | City Segway

This Week’s Show features fresh standup from the best comics in the Bay Area and beyond – all for less than the price of a movie ticket and from the inside of a Segway office.
This event occurs every Friday.

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 …

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 …

Night Moves: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | PianoFight
Every Friday – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP required.
| PianoFight
Night Moves: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | PianoFight

Every Friday night, Josef Anolin and Andrew Holmgren bring you a raucous party slash stand-up comedy showcase at the new PianoFight theater.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Poet, Robert Sylvester Kelly once wrote, “After the show, it’s the after party, and after the party it’s the hotel …

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