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Rotunda Dance Series: Arax Modern Armenian Dance | City Hall
Friday, November 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Arax Modern Armenian Dance | City Hall
Arax Dance will be gracing City Hall’s Rotunda with a selection of works inspired by traditional Armenian dance, with a distinctly modern twist. Over a dozen dancers—including youth from Arax’s training program—will perform in pieces whose roots are in Armenian literature, folklore and traditional movement.
SnowFest 2013 Party & Free Lift Tickets | Sunnyvale
Friday, November 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Sunnyvale)
SnowFest 2013 Party & Free Lift Tickets | Sunnyvale

Celebrate winter in style, worship the snow, drink some beer and get stoked for winter at Sports Basement’s 12th annual SnowFest happening at three different stores with lift tickets and prizes from all manner of excellent mountain resorts and vendors. Grand prizes: Rossignol is donating a set of performance ...

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories | SF
Friday, November 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Suggested donation of $3 funds school education programs
| Pier 40
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories | SF

Tall ships are back in the Bay Area offering walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Check the Public Sail Schedule to see which ships will be docked at your nearest port. Dockside Tours Dockside tours are $5 (for donation). Schedules and ships are subject to change so always ...

Activate McCoppin Launch: Burning Man Art, Live Music & Games | SF
Friday, November 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Plaza
Activate McCoppin Launch: Burning Man Art, Live Music & Games | SF
Activate McCoppin launches with a party featuring music, art installations, games and activities on November 1, 2013. At 4 pm, take a sneak peek of new interactive art installation, created with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and slated to appear at Burning Man 2014, The Mechanical Nun. At ...
Circus Night with Vau de Vire Society | Friday Nights at the de Young
Circus Night with Vau de Vire Society | Friday Nights at the de Young
Happenings on Friday, November 1, 2013: 6:30-8:30 pm: Vau de Vire Society Live Performance and Artist Demonstrations – Wilsey Court Watch performances by the Vau de Vire Society who create titillating live entertainment events featuring dancers, acrobats, aerial artists, contortionists, circus sideshow acts, and fire performers. There will ...
Movember Kickoff: 25¢ Mustache Rides | SF
Friday, November 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; 25¢ for a ride on the mustache
| Mayes Oyster House
Movember Kickoff: 25¢ Mustache Rides | SF
The first stop of the Movember mustache ride tour and the kickoff for Movember will be at Mayes Oyster House on Friday, November 1, 2013.
3rd Annual Ad Ghetto Block Party | SF
Friday, November 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 plus $1.12 ticketing fee. 21+.
| John Maher Alley
3rd Annual Ad Ghetto Block Party | SF
Your presence is requested at an annual celebration of the San Francisco ad scene. Drinks, entertainment, and #hashtags will be provided. Music by DJ Bob Mould and Dan The Automator, and featuring Dance Party Robot. Bars sponsored by New Amsterdam Vodka and Ghost Pines Wines. For the first ...
First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland
Friday, November 1 – 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 ...

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, November 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

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 ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, November 1 – 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 ...

Free Heavy Rock Supergroup Concert: Golden Void | Amoeba SF
Friday, November 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Free Heavy Rock Supergroup Concert: Golden Void | Amoeba SF
Amoeba and Converse Rubber Tracks are proud to partner and present the Bay Area’s own heavy rock supergroup Golden Void. Golden Void has been connected musically off and on since they were teenagers. After playing in various bands together and apart throughout high school and the ...
Creature Double Feature: The Shining & The Haunting | Great American Music Hall
Friday, November 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Great American Music Hall
Creature Double Feature: The Shining & The Haunting | Great American Music Hall
See not one, but two classic horror films during the Day of the Dead Double Creature Feature at the Great American Music Hall – The Shining and The Haunting – on Friday, November 1, 2013. Come dressed in your favorite costume for a chance to win ...
2013 “About Oakland, By Oakland” Film Festival | The Great Wall of Oakland
Friday, November 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Great Wall of Oakland
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Oakland locals will showcase their short films and videos about Oakland at the third annual About Oakland, By Oakland Film Fest on the Great Wall of Oakland at Art Murmur on Friday, November 1, 2013.
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, November 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

Speakeasy Keg Party & Free BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders | Royal Exchange
Speakeasy Keg Party & Free BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders | Royal Exchange
For a special Day of the Dead and Halloween Hangover event,  Funcheap and the Royal Exchange will be tapping a keg of Speakeasy’s Big Daddy IPA and killing the keg. Grab a pint for just $5 until 8 pm, then the price drops every hour until ...
2013 Bay Area Science Fest: Improv Comedy Blitz | SoMa
Friday, November 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but consider making a donation to Wonderfest to help them promote science.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
2013 Bay Area Science Fest: Improv Comedy Blitz | SoMa
Actors meet scientists — see what happens when experts in comedy improvisation glorify, qualify, and versify the science insights of earnest PhD students (Wonderfest’s Science Envoys). Laughter joins learning to capture your imagination. Please consider making a donation to Wonderfest to help them promote science.
CODAME 2013: Art & Tech Festival | SF
Friday, November 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation based ($10-20 suggested), and an RSVP is required.
| GeekdomSF
CODAME 2013: Art & Tech Festival | SF

The 2013 CODAME Art+Tech Festival is a curated experience that delves into all the senses with auditory, tactile, optical, taste and olfactory installations. Donation based ($10-20 suggested), and an RSVP is required. They’ll even explore the sixth sense with some experimental arts and performances. There’s so much to ...

Haunted House Hangover Ride | San Francisco Bike Party
Friday, November 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Haunted House Hangover Ride | San Francisco Bike Party
No, no, don’t take that costume off yet – crawl out of bed and come join the SF Bike Party for the Haunted House Hangover Ride on November 1, 2013. Meet at Dolores Park Playground at 7:30 pm. You’ll ride at 8 pm. Please note, we have no ...

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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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