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Friday, December 7

Rock the Square Bell Ringing | Union Square
Friday, December 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Rock the Square Bell Ringing | Union Square
In 2012 the square will rock with festive sounds of the season from some of our favorites: the Eyewitness Blues Band, Bud E. Luv, Pure Ecstasy, Billy Philadelphia with the Convent of the Sacred Heart High School & Stuart Hall High School Choirs, guest choirs ...
Rotunda Dance Series: Choreographer Chris Black | City Hall
Friday, December 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Choreographer Chris Black | City Hall
Choreographer Chris Black has been making dance in San Francisco since 1993. Chris recently was a resident artist at the California Academy of Sciences, where she developed Extinction Burst, a site dance bringing a kinetic memory of extinct animals into the present. She has also choreographed ...

La Cocina 4th Annual Gift Bazaar | Crocker Galleria
Friday, December 7 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission with vendors selling goods.
| Crocker Galleria
La Cocina 4th Annual Gift Bazaar | Crocker Galleria
Whether you’re craving cake truffles, chocolates or Christmas tamales, satisfy all of your holiday hunger pangs at La Cocina’s 4th Annual Gift Bazaar on Friday, December 7, 2012, from 1 till 7 p.m. Featuring over 20 local vendors offering seasonally-inspired artisan and handcrafted foods products. There ...
“Aloha on Ice” Hawaiian Fest & Free Pop-Up Luau | Justin Herman Plaza
Friday, December 7 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*The promoters have told us that everything (even the luau and lei making) is free
| Justin Herman Plaza
Share the warm aloha spirit and come to a free pop-up luau at the “Aloha on Ice” Hawaiian Festival at the Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center presented by Hawaiian Airlines on December 7, 2012. And while not a full-on luau (we don’t expect to see a giant pig ...
Hangr 16 Art Opening, Trunk Show, Free Drinks & Dancing | Mission
Friday, December 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | HANGR 16
Hangr 16 Art Opening, Trunk Show, Free Drinks & Dancing | Mission
Please join Hangr 16 on Friday, December 7 for the triple-header shindig – Jeny Smith Art Show + Cat Makes Things Trunk Show + The Mission Holiday Block Party. There will be complimentary, curiously strong drinks and dancing thanks to DJ Justime playing 45’s. Jeny Smith / ...
Dish Boutique Trunk Show, Free Bites & Wine | Hayes Valley
Friday, December 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dish Boutique
Dish Boutique Trunk Show, Free Bites & Wine | Hayes Valley
Join Dish Boutique during the Hayes Valley Holiday Block Party for a local designer showcase: The Podolls, Kathryn Mc Carron and Giovanna Torric. Enjoy complimentary Rose wine sips, snacks and 20% off (with some exclusions) in celebration of the Hayes Valley holiday block party.
Art Beat First Friday Outdoor Concert | Oakland
Friday, December 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 25th Street Collective
Art Beat First Friday Outdoor Concert | Oakland
Music will run from 5pm-10pm. In between the two stages on 25th Street, Art Beat will also have host a mid-block beer garden as the kick off to its Winter Fundraising Drive. Unicorn Stage (Telegraph at 25th) 5:30 Hooded Youth 6:30 Rin Tin Tiger 7:30 The Rabbles 8:30 Field Trips ...
Around the World on a Vespa: Spoken Word, Photos & Free Bites | SF
Friday, December 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Emerald Tablet
Around the World on a Vespa: Spoken Word, Photos & Free Bites | SF
Terra e Asfalto (“earth and asphalt”): Around the World on a Vespa is an exhibit of travel photography by Giorgio Serafino and Giuliana Foresi and tells the incredible story of an Italian couple who found their souls by getting lost, told in images and words, with in-person ...
Art Explosion Holiday Art Show 2012: Opening Reception | Mission
Friday, December 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Art Explosion Studios
Art Explosion Holiday Art Show 2012: Opening Reception | Mission
Art Explosion Studios, San Francisco’s largest artists collective is holding its annual Holiday Open Studios Show from 6-11 pm on Friday, December 7, 2012. Enjoy complimentary refreshments and browse art from over 75 artists. Art Explosion Studios is decking the walls of their galleries with paintings, ceramics, drawings and ...
Timbuk2 Grand Reopening Party & Free Beer | Hayes Valley
Friday, December 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*21+
| Timbuk2 (Hayes Valley)
Timbuk2 Grand Reopening Party & Free Beer | Hayes Valley
Join in commemorating Timbuk2’s new look with a festive evening of shopping, complimentary beer, and a photo booth to capture the night in conjunction with the Hayes Valley Holiday Block Party. With the holidays in mind, Timbuk2 is offering 25% off any classic messenger bag during ...
End of 2012 French Soirée: Free Beer & French Music | SF
Friday, December 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry, one free beer when you show this page at the door. Food & drinks are for sale.
| Alliance Française of San Francisco
End of 2012 French Soirée: Free Beer & French Music | SF
Join the Alliance Française (French Alliance) for a fun, relaxed semi-formal evening of eating, drinking, music listening and celebrating the nearing end of 2012 with your fellow Francophiles and Francophones on December 7, 2012. There is no cover and there will be three bands, the Gil ...
NASA & Nat Geo’s “American Idol” for Scientists | SoMa
Friday, December 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with registration on Eventbrite
| San Francisco Mariott Marquis
NASA & Nat Geo's
Think “American Idol” for the next generation of scientists presented by FameLab, NASA, and National Geographic. Come listen to ten young scientists spin tall-but-true tales of climate change, black holes, and life on other planets. Immerse yourself in the red planet as NASA’s Lead Scientist for ...
First Friday Free Concert: Maus Haus | Oakland
Friday, December 7 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
First Friday Free Concert: Maus Haus | Oakland
San Francisco’s Maus Haus sounds like a confection of Kraftwerk, the Beach Boys, and Sonic Youth, ground up and re-formed into a filet of raw cool. Amid bursts of glitchy noise, dirty drums, and buzzy synthesizers, the band keeps the whole thing fun–with catchy vocals and hypnotic rhythms. The ...

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$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach
$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 …

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 “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 …

Free Circus Class Night: Learn Juggling & Tightwire Walking | SF
Every Friday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Circus Center
Free Circus Class Night: Learn Juggling & Tightwire 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
Most Fridays | 7-9 pm
Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF
FREE; RSVP Required. Please make sure to check-in before 6:45 pm.
Age limits: Everyone age 8 and older is welcome, …

Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 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.
 
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies
Every Friday | 8 pm
Skylark Bar, 3089 16th St, SF, CA
FREE
Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at this free weekly burlesque and …

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.
Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse
Every Friday | 8-11 pm
Mutiny Radio, 2781 21st Street, SF, CA
FREE
Over 25 of San …

“Best of SF” Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Get tickets for $5 with promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $15.
| The Variety Preview Room / The Hobart Building

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 …

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 | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement

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 …

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

SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach
SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $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 9:20 …

F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
Every Friday – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Stagewerx Theatre
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.
Night Moves: Stand-up Comedy Showcase
Every Friday | 11:59 pm
PianoFight, 144 Taylor Street, SF, CA
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Poet, Robert Sylvester Kelly once wrote, “After the …

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