Events for August 16, 2013
Friday, August 16
Join Foot Fun walking tours for a trip through the dark underbelly of San Francisco’s past. Free, but an RSVP is required by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the meet-up location. Space is limited. This fun and fact-filled walking tour explores sin-tillating tales from the Barbary Coast era, ...
|3:00 pm||Alite Camping Summer Sample Sale: 65% Off | SF|| FREE*|
*Free event, but bring cash or credit for your purchases.
|3:00 pm||“Battle of the Year” One Minute Dance Contest: $500 Cash Prize | San Bruno|| FREE*|
*Free to enter, but advanced registration is required
|4:00 pm||Alisha’s Free Home Cookin’ Fridays | The Riptide|| FREE*|
*Food is free while it lasts, and you should be buying drinks to avoid looking like a freeloader.
|5:00 pm||Free Family Dinner & Movie | SF|| FREE*|
*Free, but an RSVP is required by calling Priscilla at 415-406-1367. Space is limited.
|5:00 pm||Friday Nights at OMCA: Off the Grid & Rockin’ Musical Chairs | Oakland|| $6*|
*Half-price gallery admission for adults, ages 18 and under are free. Admission for Members is always free. Cash bar. Prices vary for Off the Grid food trucks.
|5:00 pm||Beats & Eats: Mr. December’s Funky Soul | SoMa|| FREE*|
*Free admission, but bring money for wine and food.
Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands 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 waterfront campus of ...
|5:30 pm||Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland|| FREE*|
*Bring cash for food.
|5:30 pm||Free “Oysters on the Half Shell” Fridays | El Rio|| FREE*|
*Free, but arrive early. And be prepared for dirty looks, if you just come for free oysters and don't buy any drinks.
|6:00 pm||Music on the Square: Love Fool | Redwood City||FREE|
|6:30 pm||Free Friday Chicken Wing Buffet & $3 Cocktails | Castro|| FREE*|
*Free chicken wing buffet from 6:30 to 8:30p - drink purchase may be required. While supplies last.
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 ...
Pier 39 is turning 39 and they’re celebrating with a bang. Beginning in January 2017, join in every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and their famous sea lions.
Each week, they’ll be serving up something …
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 …
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 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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club from 7 pm to 9 pm and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Bring your friends and play …
Right on the crooked-est street in the world (the crooked part being just a few blocks up) at HellaFunny Fridays – a weekly comedy show brought to you by Stroy Moyd (NBC, ABC, Viceland), Tim Young (Punchline, SF Sketchfest) and Feel Woods (Cobbs, SF Sketchfest). …
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 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 …
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 …
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 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 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 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 …
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 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.
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 …
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 …
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 …