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2017 US National Windsurfing Festival | Berkeley
Friday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*The event is free to watch.
| Berkeley Yacht Club
2017 US National Windsurfing Festival | Berkeley

The US National Windsurfing Festival is a once-a-year chance for pretty much all disciplines of windsurfing to be in one place together. Pros, amateurs and even beginners get to spend four full days racing for honors but also making new friends, learning from one another ...

Summer Craft Day | Pier 39
Friday, August 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Summer Craft Day | Pier 39
Get creative at Summer Craft Day on Friday, August 4. friends from the Museum of Craft & Design will be in the Entrance Plaza from 1-4pm to teach kids of all ages free summer crafts like paper plate fans, decorative bubble wand bands and Sharpie-dyed ...

Haight-Ashbury Free Musical Tour | SF
Friday, August 4 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Oak & Ashbury (Panhandle)
Haight-Ashbury Free Musical Tour | SF
The Haight-Ashbury tour is a musical tour, with songs about the Free Love Movement and the hippies of the 60s. On this tour you’ll see: The Grateful Dead’s hallowed psychedelic home Rock goddess Janis Joplin’s pink apartment Panhandle Park, hippie haven and concert grounds Famed Haight and Ashbury intersection Tie-dyed street ...
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, August 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

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 ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, August 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown Northgate) springs to life with galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local ...

Friday Nights at the de Young: “The Grateful Dead” Music Tribute | SF
Friday Nights at the de Young:
Events and Activities: Turn On with Music of the Grateful Dead performed by The Howlin Rain with Ethan Miller and Special Guests Creativity Station with Linda Janklow Mouse in the House: A Conversation with Stanley Mouse
Vintage Game Night: Spacewar & Other Classic Video Games | Mountain View
Friday, August 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play the games. Tickets required to visit exhibits
| Computer History Museum
Vintage Game Night: Spacewar & Other Classic Video Games | Mountain View
In partnership with The MADE and The Vintage Computer Festival, Friday Nights at CHM is hosting a vintage game night. Get the chance to play classic video games on an Amiga 4000, an Apple IIGS and even their PDP-1 and Galaxy Game console. If you can’t ...
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, August 4 – 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 ...

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, August 4 – 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 ...

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center: Pinball Design & Engineering | Oakland Hills
Friday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center:  Pinball Design & Engineering | Oakland Hills
This evening will be focused on STEAM and the design and engineering concepts of pinball and more. Learn how designers start from a concept and formulate designs using technology and age old principles. Engage in hands on activities that show you design basics and learn ...
Chris Robinson Brotherhood’s Acoustic Mini Concert | Amoeba Berkeley
Friday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (Berkeley)
Chris Robinson Brotherhood's Acoustic Mini Concert | Amoeba Berkeley
Chris Robinson and Neal Casal are playing a special acoustic set at Amoeba Berkeley Friday, August 4th, 6pm to celebrate the release of the new Chris Robinson Brotherhood album, Barefoot In The Head (out July 21st). The first 100 people to purchase Barefoot In The Head ...
10th Anniversary Art Party & Celebration | Bernal Heights
Friday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | | Secession Art & Design
10th Anniversary Art Party & Celebration | Bernal Heights
Secession Art & Design’s 10th-anniversary show, Ecological Resilience, is a three-person show featuring Cindy Shih, Heather Robinson, and Victoria Veedell. All three live and create art in San Francisco. This beautiful collection of landscapes and abstracts takes you through an ecosystem of nature and pattern. Help Support ...

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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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