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Friday, September 22

Friday Ocean Beach Plunge | SF
Friday, September 22 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach Fire Pits
Friday Ocean Beach Plunge | SF
The best thing to do before work on a Friday is to jump in the water and have breakfast on the beach. It would be great if you bought a bit of food, but more importantly: show up. Please note this event takes place at the ...
2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday
Friday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all for $1-3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. The Big Book Sale is free ...

YBCA Unveils “Dream”: Public Art Installation in Excelsior | SF
Friday, September 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Alemany Farmer’s Market
YBCA Unveils
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) announced today the upcoming unveiling of DREAM, a public art installation by visual artist Ana Teresa Fernández, commissioned by YBCA and co-sponsored by San Francisco Public Works. Facing San Francisco’s Excelsior District, the sculpture will serve as a ...
2017 San Francisco Greek Festival | SF
2017 San Francisco Greek Festival | SF

Whether you dream of visiting the Acropolis in Athens, or swimming off the shores of sunny Mykonos, you can get a taste of Greece at Annunciation Cathedral’s own A Taste of Greece, the only Greek festival in San Francisco. Souvlaki, Gyros, Moussaka, Spanokopita – all of your ...

2017 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention: Panel Discussion & Outdoor Jam | UC Berkeley
Friday, September 22 – 12:10 pm | Cost: FREE | Hertz Hall (UC Berkeley)
2017 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention: Panel Discussion & Outdoor Jam | UC Berkeley

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention is a five day music festival featuring performances by local and national acts, several rollicking square dances, the illustrious stringband contest, workshops, and plenty of jamming, in venues throughout Berkeley. The convention is organized by folks who love old ...

Bernie Sanders in SF | Rally at Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, September 22 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Main)
Bernie Sanders in SF | Rally at Yerba Buena Gardens
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders comes to San Francisco on Friday, September 22nd for a public speech at Yerba Buena Gardens about his "Medicare for All" bill.
2017 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Friday | Oakland
Friday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase (cash only)
| Jack London Square
2017

Eat Real combines a state fair, a street-food festival, and a block party to create a celebration of good food. At the Eat Real Festival, participants learn where food comes from, who grows it, and how to make it. Eat Real Festival attendance is 100% ...

CCSF “Free City” Free Tuition Celebration with Bernie Sanders | SF
Friday, September 22 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Diego Rivera Theater
CCSF
San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim and City College of San Francisco (CCSF) will welcome United States Senator Bernie Sanders to a public celebration of the first semester of tuition-free classes at CCSF. Thanks to DoTheBay for the tip off. They will be joined by local officials, ...
Pier 39’s Fall Beer Pour: Beer Tasting & Light Bites | SF
Friday, September 22 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*Tickets are $20 online, otherwise it's $25 at the door.
| Pier 39
Pier 39's Fall Beer Pour: Beer Tasting & Light Bites | SF
Round up your friends and head to The Pier for an evening of beer, music and fun at the PIER 39 Fall Beer Pour on Friday, September 22, 2017. > Get Tickets for $20 adv / $25 door Stroll The Pier and stop by participating businesses to ...
Rally for “Bubbles” at City Hall | SF
Friday, September 22 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rally for
Thanks to Broke Ass Stuart for the tip-off to this rally for Bubbles. Friends, family, the LGBTQ community, musicians and local artists will gather at the steps of City Hall on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 5pm to demand that SFPD find the murderer responsible for ...
$15 Tickets: Oktoberfest by the Bay 2017 | SF
Friday, September 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 Tickets (save $10) with promo code FUNCHEAP
| Pier 48
$15 Tickets: Oktoberfest by the Bay 2017 | SF

The 18th Annual Oktoberfest by the Bay brings the spirit of Munich, Germany to the city by the bay with tasty German fare, lots of great German beer, Bavarian dancing, and an authentic German “oompah” music from 21-piece Chico Bavarian Band and more. Oktoberfest by the ...

Art At The Dump: Recology’s Recycled Materials Art Exhibition | SF
Friday, September 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Recology San Francisco
Art At The Dump: Recology's Recycled Materials Art Exhibition | SF

The Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco is a unique art program that provides Bay Area artists who work with recycled materials with scavenging privileges in the dump, access to discarded materials, a stipend, and 24-hour access to the company’s well-equipped art studio. At ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, September 22 – 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 ...

Trail Restoration Weekend: Volunteering & Camping | SF
Friday, September 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| McLaren Park
Trail Restoration Weekend: Volunteering & Camping | SF

Join V-O-Cal for its annual San Francisco project at McLaren Park, one of the largest parks in SF. They will work with the SF Rec and Park’s Natural Areas Program to reroute trails, decommission trails and cut a new trail. All with beautiful vistas on ...

Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland
Friday, September 22 – 6:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Jack London Square
Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland

Take a free 90-minute narrated harbor tour (May to October). Visitors will learn about the Port, its operations and economic impact on the region. Harbor tours provide a unique vantage point because marine terminals are closed to the public. The excursions are a great way to ...

300+ USC Marching Band Concert & Cheerleaders | Union Square
Friday, September 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
300+ USC Marching Band Concert & Cheerleaders | Union Square
So the USC football team, which takes on Cal Bears this weekend, is regarded as the “evil empire” by most of us in NorCal, but their marching band and Song Girls are practically an NCAA institution. The entire 300+ USC marching band will put on a ...
Art Explosion Fall Open Studios 2017: Opening Gala | Mission Dist.
Friday, September 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Art Explosion Studios
Art Explosion Fall Open Studios 2017: Opening Gala | Mission Dist.

Art Explosion Studios, San Francisco’s largest artist’s collective, opens up its doors to the public during the annual Fall Open Studios. Painters, sculptors, photographers, fashion designers and jewelers will all be showing, so there will be something for every type of art connoisseur. Come see over ...

2017 Proxy Fall Outdoor Film Fest Opening Night | Hayes Valley
Friday, September 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy
2017 Proxy Fall Outdoor Film Fest Opening Night | Hayes Valley

The Proxy Fall Film Festival is a five-week series of free Friday night screenings at the Proxy Walk-in Movie Theater in Hayes Valley. The festival will feature recently released, best-of-show selections from festivals focusing on independent and emerging voices in film—a line up more likely ...

Every Friday

$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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