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Free A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show: Endless Winter | Oakland
Friday, August 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A's Post-Game Fireworks Show: Endless Winter | Oakland
Experience the Endless Winter themed fireworks, presented by Burton Snowboards, on August 2, 2013. If you do go to the game, Sierra At Tahoe and Burton Snowboards will be on site helping kids learn how to snowboard in their Riglet area near Section 235. The game starts at ...
Venezuelan Music Project | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, August 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Venezuelan Music Project | Yerba Buena Gardens
The Venezuelan Music Project combines Indigenous-Venezuelan, West African and Spanish-European influences, creating a dynamic ensemble full of vibrancy, rhythm, energy and color. There will be two shows: 11-11:30 am and 12:15-12:45 pm

Lunchtime Rooftop Garden Folk Concert: Supermule | Oakland
Friday, August 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Lunchtime Rooftop Garden Folk Concert: Supermule | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Kaiser Center’s Roof Garden free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 16 – September 8, 2017. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s Kaiser Center was conceived as a semi-public park by ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Robot Dance Lessons & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Robot Dance Lessons & Off the Grid | Oakland
What to expect on August 2, 2013: Gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine Local beer and wine specials in the Blue Oak beer garden DJ Hey Love spinning hits from 5-6:30 pm Family-friendly drop-in workshop with nature rock painting from 5-8 pm Makers & Tasters Series with Jennie Schacht, author ...
Friday Nights at the de Young: Live Music, Films & Fair Trade Bazaar | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young: Live Music, Films & Fair Trade Bazaar | Golden Gate Park
Plumb the depths of urban infrastructure with Urbanauts, Sean Orlando and Matthew Passmore (Rebar), featuring whimsical music and projections by The Goat Family, an eclectic collection of films presented by the Exploratorium’s Cinema Arts Program, the wondrous and curious world of Atlas Obscura, and other ...
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, August 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

More than 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands and DJs in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Oakland Art Murmur presents a free monthly evening art walk, known as the ‘Art Murmur’, when visual arts venues are collectively open to ...

First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland
Friday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome
| Stork Club
First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland

As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free event featuring dancing girls, sometimes a creepy little ...

First Fridays Art Crawl | North Beach
Friday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
First Fridays Art Crawl | North Beach

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...

First Friday Shorts: Women’s Films & Q&A | The New Parkway
Friday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
First Friday Shorts: Women's Films & Q&A | The New Parkway
First Friday Shorts puts women’s visions and stories center stage by featuring short films from Bay Area Women in Film and Media (BAWIFM) from 6-8 pm on August 2, 2013. All of the filmmakers will be present for a Q&A. Featured films include: Tarantula Arms, Vita Wolfe A time-based hula-hoop performance in the ...
Sexy Corset Magazine Party: Free Cocktails & Adult Toy Giveaways | Oakland
Friday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Feelmore510
Sexy Corset Magazine Party: Free Cocktails & Adult Toy Giveaways | Oakland
Corset Magazine welcomes Oakland’s erotic enthusiasts of all genders to a night of sexual dialogue, complimentary cocktails, and adult toy giveaways at Oakland’s Feelmore 510 Adult Gallery on Friday, August 2, 2013. Free, but an RSVP is required. Guests will be treated to a multi-sensory event that explores the myth and ...
’70s Heavy Metal Beach Party with Y&T | Santa Cruz
Friday, August 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
'70s Heavy Metal Beach Party with Y&T | Santa Cruz
Before Mötley Crüe, before RATT, even before there was a Metallica, Y&T was slogging away in sweaty rock clubs around America The band received extensive airplay with hits such as “Forever”, “Rescue Me”, “Mean Streak”, and “Summertime Girls”—which played in heavy rotation on MTV. After five ...
South First Fridays Art Walk & Street Market | San Jose
Friday, August 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk & Street Market | San Jose
South First Fridays presents Street Mrkt, a nighttime DIY urban fair during the art walk that brings together local artists, creative indie retailers, and a live music stage with performances by The Trims, French Cassettes, and Shovelman with Emcee Avery Burke (of Corpus Callosum) out on South ...
2013 Summer Pops: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy | San Jose
Friday, August 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Jose State University Campus Green
2013 Summer Pops: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy | San Jose
Grab the chance to see Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, the electrifying contemporary Swing Revival band perform a free concert. From ’40s swing to Cab Calloway, boogie woogie to New Orleans blues, its rhythm section is beat only by its horns – or vice versa. “Go Daddy-O,” ...
San Francisco Bike Party: Summer Camp Ride | First Friday
Friday, August 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | China Basin Park
San Francisco Bike Party: Summer Camp Ride | First Friday
Pack your bags, blow up your water wings, and don’t forget your bugspray because San Francisco Bike Party is going to Summer Camp on Friday, August 2, 2013. Whether you went to science camp, sports camp, or were team captain in color war, it’s time to ...
Summer Cinema & Food Trucks: “Raiders of the Lost Ark” | Temescal
Friday, August 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Food available for purchase.
| Studio One Art Center
Summer Cinema & Food Trucks:
Raiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 American fantasy-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, produced by George Lucas, and starring Harrison Ford. It is the first installment in the Indiana Jones franchise. Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find ...

Every Friday

Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF’s Hills | Every Friday
Every Friday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF's Hills | Every Friday

Every Friday morning at 6:30 am, gather at a different San Francisco hill for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city.
The hills change each week (it might be Alamo Square, Moraga Steps, Twin Peaks, Lombard…), but expect …

$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 …

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 …

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