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Friday, October 13

Creepy Art: Awake Your Halloween Spirit | Alameda
Friday, October 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is recommended.
| 3Dot Art Gallery
Creepy Art: Awake Your Halloween Spirit | Alameda
Join them Friday the 13th, for compelling surreal art in the spirit of the season. Come and find yourselves entranced by the intriguing and creepy art show featuring work by local artist Raul D’Mauries.h Art from several other local artists will also be displayed, including creepy art ...
Litquake 2017: Woody Allen & The Art Of Moviemaking | SF
Friday, October 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $10 | Mechanics' Institute Library
Litquake 2017: Woody Allen & The Art Of Moviemaking | SF
A cinephile’s dream: the chance to follow legendary director Woody Allen throughout the creation of a film–from inception to premiere–and to enjoy his reflections on some of the finest artists in the history of cinema. Eric Lax has been with Woody Allen almost every step of ...

“Lit by the Lake” Festival | Oakland
Friday, October 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
Five East Bay authors read from their newly published books in this after-hours event at Oakland’s Main Library. Enjoy a glass of wine, make new friends, and hear from Aya de Leon, Meredith Jaeger, Elizabeth Rosner, Shanthi Sekaran, and Arisa White.
Friday Night Sound Sculpture & Candlelight Tunnel Ritual | Golden Gate Park
Friday, October 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers
Friday Night Sound Sculpture & Candlelight Tunnel Ritual | Golden Gate Park
Join the art & sound community in Golden Gate Park in the tunnel across from the Conservatory of flowers for the penultimate evening of this interactive sound sculpture. A partnership between visionary conceptual artist Ben Davis, physical interaction designer and sound artist Dan Gottwald, plus many ...
Friday the 13th “Glow-in-the-Dark” Black Light Art Show | Alameda
Friday, October 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Donations are appreciated.
| Studio 23
Friday the 13th

The Blacklight Art Show is an experience best suited to the time of year when the veils grow thin between worlds, other dimensions seep thru in deceptively cheery colors to blind you beyond science. Studio 23 is transformed from a mild-mannered mecca of artistry into ...

Stitch Fetish Art Show | SF
Friday, October 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Center for Sex and Culture
Stitch Fetish Art Show | SF
Stitch Fetish San Francisco, explores the art of the stitch (a rite unto itself), revealing the fetishized secrets lurking in the minds of the artists. Stitched works of erotica and titillation, dark fantasy, and longing, of secrets never told, but long desired and works exploring ...
SF Stories: When You Love A City, But It Doesn’t Love You Back | Litquake 2017
Friday, October 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*The tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door.
| Make-Out Room
SF Stories: When You Love A City, But It Doesn't Love You Back | Litquake 2017
Artist evictions, tech invasions―where will it end? These San Francisco stories wrest wisdom from chaos and channel boundless energy into artful narratives, demonstrating that grace and persistence are as much a measure of the city’s legacy as a determination of its future. The new anthology Your ...
San Francisco Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival | 2017
Friday, October 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoMa StrEat Food Park
San Francisco Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival | 2017

The San Francisco Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Festival takes place the week after Hardly Strictly Bluegrass for six finger-pickin’ days of free (or affordable) bluegrass and old-time Americana music at venues all over the city. See the full schedule. 2017 Free Events Friday, October 13th at ...

Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror: Opening Night | Peninsula
Friday, October 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated to benefit Unicef
| Haunted House of Moss Beach
Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror: Opening Night | Peninsula

Haunting your souls for nearly two decades, the Haunted House of Moss Beach is a spooky, walk-through maze of terror. Please note, arrive early to avoid long lines. Only two people are allowed per a tour. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. This ...

“Friday The 13th”: Spooky Costumed Bike Party | East Bay
Friday, October 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Ashby BART
East Bay Bike Party rides on Friday the 13th of October 2017. Come ride in your finest spooky wear, be it Halloween costumes, zombies, goblins or ghouls. Don’t forget your lights as they spook up the night. Start: Ashby BART station 7:30 pm: Meetup 8 pm: Roll out Ends: ...
Foglifter: San Francisco’s Queer Literary Journal | SF
Friday, October 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Strut
Foglifter: San Francisco's Queer Literary Journal | SF
In November 2016, Poets & Writers named Foglifter as “One Of Nine Journals You Need To Read.” Born out of the need for a San Francisco Queer journal that emphasizes transgressive, intersectional, marginal, and cross-genre writing, Foglifter boasts an editorial staff composed primarily of Lambda ...
Litquake’s Night Poetry at Grace Cathedral | SF
Friday, October 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
Litquake's Night Poetry at Grace Cathedral | SF
Litquake returns at last to this beautiful French Gothic-style Episcopal church atop Nob Hill, for a special evening of exalted verse from a sterling lineup of poets. With readings from Jason Bayani, William Brewer, Victor Hernández Cruz, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Grace Cathedral Artist in Resident Sarah ...
Proxy Fall 2017 Outdoor Film Series: “A Ghost Story” | Hayes Valley
Friday, October 13 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
Proxy Fall 2017 Outdoor Film Series:
“Like nothing you’ve ever seen.” —Vanity Fair With A Ghost Story, director David Lowery returns with a singular exploration of legacy, loss, and the essential human longing for meaning and connection. Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost (Casey Affleck) returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife (Rooney Mara), only ...
Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland
Friday, October 13 – 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 ...

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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