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Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale: Friday | 80% Off
Friday, December 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: 80% Off | Chronicle Books HQ
Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale: Friday | 80% Off

Need some last minute gifts but don’t want to pay outrageous last minute shipping costs?  Stock up on holiday gifts and save 80% off hundreds of selected titles at the Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale on December 12-14, 2012. Choose from cookbooks, children’s books, lifestyle + ...

Annual Holiday “Cookie Swap” Party | Hayes Valley
Friday, December 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Bring cookies to swap too
| Seesaw
Annual Holiday
Bring an appetite and a batch of  your famous cookies for the annual Holiday Cookie Swap party at Seesaw on Friday, December 14, 2012. You’ll enjoy festive holiday music, and sip on complimentary hot chocolate, coffee and tea as you swap delicious decadent cookies. It’s $5 per ...

Swap/Meet SF’s Free Shopping Day | SF
Friday, December 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Swap / Meet SF
Swap/Meet SF's Free Shopping Day | SF
Join swap/meet SF and Free Utopian Projects for their final event of the year: Free Gift Shop on December 14, 2012. FoodLab will be transformed into a free store full of a variety of second hand goods, decorator and kitchen items, thriving plants, art, crafts and ...
Free Circus Variety Show: Friday | SF
Friday, December 14 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Circus Variety Show: Friday | SF

‘Rockin’ Around the Big Top‘ is a free, family-oriented showcase presented by students, alumni, and community members from the training programs at Circus Center in San Francisco on December 14-16, 2012. Free, but RSVP is required. The show features aerial acts, ground acts, clowns, and ...

The Late Shabbat: Adult Bar Mitzvah Party | Inner Richmond
Friday, December 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Congregation Emanu-El
The Late Shabbat: Adult Bar Mitzvah Party | Inner Richmond
Dress up in semi-formal attire because you’re invited to celebrate the coming of age, 13 years, of Late Shabbat at Congregation Emanu-El on Friday, December 14, 2012. In honor of the Late Shabbat’s 13th anniversary, several young adults in their 20s and 30s will celebrate their Bar and Bat Mitzvah, led ...
Win Tix: TGIF Standup Comedy & Improv Show | SF
Friday, December 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $5
| Stagewerx Theatre
Enjoy some comedy from Lydia Popovich, Yuri Kagan, RonVigh, Trevor Hill and Yayne Abebalocal, who have been on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, have performed all over the country and are regulars at the San Francisco Punchline. Come for the comedy and stick around for the improv show afterwards.
Shabbat Chanukah: Cocktails & Dinner | SF
Friday, December 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free only for the first 50 RSVPs. Once they're gone the price is $18.
| Jewish Learning Institute
Shabbat Chanukah: Cocktails & Dinner | SF
Zehut Young Adults presents Shabbat Cocktails & Dinner on the 7th night of light of Chanukah with vodkas & latkes so come schmooze and booze with other young Jews in the Bay Area on December 14, 2012. Free for the first 50 RSVPs. $18 after. Friday night services ...
Win Tix: Poor Moon: Fleet Foxes Offshoot | Rickshaw Stop
Friday, December 14 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular price, $10-12
| Rickshaw Stop
Poor Moon is a side project of Fleet Foxes’ Christian Wargo and Casey Wescott with SF’s Ian and Peter Murray (The Christmas Cards) and began long distance with demos sent back and forth while Wargo and Wescott were touring with Fleet Foxes. Keyboard and guitar duo, ...
Push The Feeling DJ Night: Elephant & Castle | Lower Haight
Friday, December 14 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10pm, $5 after.
| Underground SF
Push The Feeling DJ Night: Elephant & Castle | Lower Haight
Push the Feeling is back this Friday, December 14th with Elephant & Castle (Live • Plug Research) and Natural Curves (Live • Chromavision) + residents YR SKULL and epicsauce DJs.

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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