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Friday, October 20

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Dogpatch & Visitacion Valley Residents
Friday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Dogpatch & Visitacion Valley Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

2017 “Red Bull Heavy Water” Epic SUP Challenge | Ocean Beach
Friday, October 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach
2017
Red Bull Heavy Water, the most intense stand up paddling event in the world, will return as part of the 2017 APP World Tour circuit, with an event on Friday, October 20. The location will guarantee 32 of the world’s best SUP athletes, waves over ...

6th Annual Ohlone Big Time Gathering | The Presidio
Friday, October 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rob Hill Campground
6th Annual Ohlone Big Time Gathering | The Presidio
Join them in Ohlone Big Time to celebrate the indigenous culture of the California coast. Experience food, dancing, singing, storytelling, raffles, vending, camping and good old family fun. All are welcome. 6th Annual Ohlone Big Time Gathering October 20-22, 2017 Friday 5 pm-7 pm Saturday 12 pm until ceremony ...
The Final “Off the Grid” Friday Night Party of 2017 | Fort Mason
Friday, October 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
The Final

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 ...

Zumba in the Park: Halloween Fitness Dance Party | SF
Friday, October 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers
Zumba in the Park: Halloween Fitness Dance Party | SF
Come party yourself into shape with free Zumba® classes, Halloween Edition. Zumba® is a latin-inspired, easy-to-follow calorie-burning dance-fitness party on Friday, October 20, 2017. You will get a great workout while enjoying San Francisco’s wonderful weather, Parks, and Recreation Centers. Proudly brought to you by the ...
Friday Movie in the Park: “Zootopia” | McCoppin Sq.
Friday, October 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Square
Friday Movie in the Park:

Enjoy free movies at McCoppin Square in the Sunset District happening on the first four Fridays in October 2017. Movies begin at sunset, approximately 7:15 pm, but come early as the fun starts at 6 pm. Grab your family and friends, and don’t forget to bring some popcorn and ...

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, October 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music will be happening on 10/20 and not on 10/13 as originally posted.
Ron Gallo Mini Rock Concert | Amoeba SF
Friday, October 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Ron Gallo Mini Rock Concert | Amoeba SF
Join them in welcoming Ron Gallo to the Amoeba SF stage for a live set and signing of his latest album Heavy Meta (available on LP & CD) on Friday, October 20 at 6pm. Ron Gallo treads the line between two mindsets: 1. The world is ...
“Veggie Delight” Free Community Dinner | SF
Friday, October 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | New Liberation Community Garden
Come join the students of USF’s Community Garden Outreach class as they put on our monthly community dinner. Almost entirely made up of veggies and fruits from both the USF garden and the New Liberation’s garden. Help them bring the community together and enjoy an amazing ...
Sound Sculpture & Candlelight Tunnel Ritual: 2017 Finale | Golden Gate Park
Friday, October 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers
Sound Sculpture & Candlelight Tunnel Ritual: 2017 Finale | Golden Gate Park
This is your final chance to experience “B.” You’re invited to Golden Gate Park in the tunnel across from the Conservatory of flowers for the final evening of this interactive sound sculpture with creators and composers of Harmonic Series Gamelan and Pet The Tiger. Join these masters ...
Elixir of Life: Bay Area’s Autumn Evening Outdoor Play | Oakland
Friday, October 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are gracefully accepted.
| Mosswood Park
Elixir of Life: Bay Area's Autumn Evening Outdoor Play | Oakland

Come to Port Promise, California, a late-Victorian outpost where mysteries are part of the fabric of life and an old-fashioned tonic might do a body good. When a traveling Snake-Oil Seller comes to town with an Elixir full of promises, each of the Port Promise ...

Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula
Friday, October 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated to benefit Unicef
| Haunted House of Moss Beach
Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | 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 ...

Proxy Fall 2017 Outdoor Film Series: “Patti Cake$” | Hayes Valley
Friday, October 20 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
Proxy Fall 2017 Outdoor Film Series:
“The Sundance and Cannes sensation” —Deadline In a coming-of-age story straight out of Jersey, an unlikely rapper finds her voice as a one-of-a-kind hip-hop legend in the making in Patti Cake$, the first feature film from acclaimed commercial and music-video director Geremy Jasper. Set in gritty strip-mall ...
10th Anniversary Ride | San Jose Bike Party
Friday, October 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
10th Anniversary Ride | San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Chillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley
Friday, October 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Savvy Rest Natural Bedroom
Chillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley
This month’s line up: Justin Lockwood Allison Mick John Gallagher Marcus Williams Julie Ash Headliner: Nato Green (Rooftop Comedy, San Francisco Examiner, KALW)
Halloween Black Light & Glow Paint Party | SF
Friday, October 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9 pm; $5 cover afterward
| Lone Star Saloon
Halloween Black Light & Glow Paint Party | SF
Join hostess Saul Sugarman and his merry band of misfits for an early Halloween black light and glow paint party. Expect all of their typical fun treats at the Lone Star Saloon: dancers, lasers, black light, glow paint and the deadly punch. Want to know what the ...

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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