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Friday, January 18

Free In-Store Punk Concert: LA’s Fidlar | Amoeba SF
Friday, January 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Free In-Store Punk Concert: LA's Fidlar | Amoeba SF
In celebration of their debut self-titled LP L.A. punks Fidlar will play a free show at Amoeba SF on January 18, 2013. Listening to them, you can tell that the band did their homework on punk rock and seem dead set on inflicting lessons on anyone willing to ...
Berlin-Style Ping Pong Party & Hip Hop DJ | Lower Haight
Friday, January 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | DSF Clothing Company & Art Gallery
Berlin-Style Ping Pong Party & Hip Hop DJ | Lower Haight
Come to American Tripps’ first Berlin-style ping pong party of 2013 and their only party in January. They’re at their fave spot in the Lower Haight, and they’ll get it started a little early so everybody has a chance to get their fill. For this auspicious ...

Win Tix: $5 Classic Movie Night: Singin’ in the Rain (1952) | Paramount Theater
Friday, January 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $5
| Paramount Theatre
Stanley Donen directs and Gene Kelly choreographs what fans and critics agree is the best Hollywood musical of all time. The three stars – Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and a 19-year-old Debbie Reynolds – have so much fun singing and dancing through their joyfully acrobatic parts ...
Beer Olympics: Fun, Games & Cheap Beer | SF
Friday, January 18 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks (they'll be cheap)
| Horizon
Beer Olympics: Fun, Games & Cheap 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 ...

Experimental Jazz and Live Looping: Cyril Guiraud | Cafe Royale
Friday, January 18 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Experimental Jazz and Live Looping: Cyril Guiraud  | Cafe Royale
Keep your eyes on Cyril Guiraud, a remarkable sax player, in a Coltrane style, but with less tense lyricism, more tender, bewitching us with a nocturnal charm, which arises thoughout the song. Every show is a different diverse music exhibition of jazz, sometimes with electronica elements and ...
Win Tix: FDR, American Badass: Midnight Cult Movie & Actor Q&A | San Jose
Friday, January 18 – 11:45 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Ticket value, $7.50 each.
| Camera 3 Cinema
You’ve heard of FDR — 32nd President of a bunch of American states — but did you know he was also a werewolf hunting, dictator smashing, hardcore American badass? Laugh hysterically as FDR uses his “Wheelchair of Death” to save the world in this hilarious cult ...
Win Tix: Midnight Movie Night: The Princess Bride | Clay Theatre
Friday, January 18 – 11:58 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$10 General Admission / $9 Student with Valid ID
| Landmark's Clay Theatre
Scaling the Cliffs of Insanity, battling Rodents of Unusual Size, facing torture in the Pit of Despair — The Princess Bride is director Rob Reiner’s comic fantasy of a perpetually kidnapped and rescued princess featuring an all-star cast including Christopher Guest, Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, ...

Every Friday

New Presidio Parklands Project Site Tour | SF
Every Friday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Trust Headquarters
New Presidio Parklands Project Site Tour | SF

Learn more about the New Presidio Parklands Project, a new gateway to the visitor experience at the Presidio of San Francisco, a new kind of national park site located at the center of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, one of the largest urban national parks in …

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.

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 …

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 …

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 5 rotating jazz bands. Music is always free, though tipping is encouraged.

1st Friday – Quinoa Co Op – Evolutionary Jazz
2nd Friday – Dan Neville Quartet – Vibraphone!
3rd Friday – Josh Taylor & Friends – Piano …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

Every Friday night at 11:59 pm, Josef Anolin and Andrew Holmgren bring you a raucous party slash stand-up comedy showcase at the new PianoFight theater.
Poet/Philosopher Robert Sylvester Kelly once wrote, “After the show, it’s the after party, and after the party it’s the hotel lobby,” …

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