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Friday, November 17

2017 “Merry Christmice” Holiday Window Displays | Shreve & Co.
Friday, November 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Shreve & Co. (SF)
2017
Shreve & Co. has installed their annual magical holiday windows in the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. This year Shreve and Co. will be featuring two exterior windows and 3 lobby interior windows depicting handmade mice from women artists in Peru. The installation will be ...
20th Anniv. Bash: Electronic Soul Concert Ibeyi | Amoeba SF
Friday, November 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
20th Anniv. Bash: Electronic Soul Concert Ibeyi | Amoeba SF

Amoeba SF turns 20 this November. To celebrate this Platinum Anniversary, they’re throwing a two-day party complete with live musical performances, DJs, flash sales, prizes, arts and crafts, a photo booth, Amoeba’s Platinum Drag Show, and more on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18. ...

2017 Winter Fireworks & Free “Disney on Ice” Show | SF
Friday, November 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
2017 Winter Fireworks & Free
Kickstart the holiday season with awesome winter fireworks and enjoy a special free Disney on Ice performance on the outdoor ice rink in Justin Herman Plaza. After the performance, be sure to stick around for Embarcadero Center’s 31st Annual Building Lighting Ceremony when more than 17,000 lights illuminate the ...
4 Hours of Free Holiday Parking | Embarcadero Center
4 Hours of Free Holiday Parking | Embarcadero Center

During the holidays, park for free at Embarcadero Center, when you shop or dine at any Embarcadero Center shop or restaurant, or skate at the Holiday Ice Rink, and receive free parking. Embarcadero Center is offering free parking for up to four hours for shoppers and ...

Outdoor Dance Theater & Improv Performance at Land’s End | SF
Friday, November 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are greatly appreciated
| Sutro Baths
Outdoor Dance Theater & Improv Performance at Land's End | SF
Opal Street Dance Improvisation Theater presents a live performance at Land’s End. Musicians, dancers and artists will gather to transport audiences into their imaginations and perhaps join in the dance. The performance takes place Ocean Beach, near CliffHouse, meet in the parking lot of Sutro Baths
2017 Macy’s Holiday Windows Unveiling | Union Square
Friday, November 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
2017 Macy's Holiday Windows Unveiling | Union Square
Join in for one of San Francisco’s most beloved holiday traditions: the magical San Francisco SPCA Holiday Windows at Macy’s Union Square. Macy’s will unveil their holiday windows featuring adorable, adoptable pups and kittens of the SF SPCA Join Macy’s and special guest host Top Chef: ...
2017 Opera House Tree Lighting & Holiday Market | Bayview
Friday, November 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, and an RSVP is appreciated.
| Bayview Opera House
2017 Opera House Tree Lighting & Holiday Market | Bayview
Come out to Bayview Opera House’s annual Community Tree Lighting event featuring music, holiday cheer, arts and crafts activities, s’mores roasting, local food and craft vendors, and the ceremonial lighting of the Bayview community tree. Free, and an RSVP is appreciated. They will be showcasing local performers ...
2017 Holidays on Fourth Street: Twinkling Lights, Jazz & Free Cocoa | Berkeley
Friday, November 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fourth Street (Berkeley)
2017 Holidays on Fourth Street: Twinkling Lights, Jazz & Free Cocoa  | Berkeley
To celebrate the official start of the season, stroll down Berkeley’s 4th Street shopping district at dusk on Friday, November 17, 2017 and enjoy free hot cocoa, tea, coffee or cider at Artis Coffee, Teance and Peet’s. Plus, enjoy live jazz from PJay Smik Smak & the ...
LenitivLabs Medical Cannabis Line Launch with Montel Williams | SF
Friday, November 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Harvest on Geary
LenitivLabs Medical Cannabis Line Launch with Montel Williams | SF
Come relax in Harvest’s Lounge and sample Montel’s products. Aside from the great awakening, you will also get free dabs and free edible smoothie shots.
SF Urban Film Fest: Connecting Civil Rights to Place | SF
Friday, November 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| SPUR
SF Urban Film Fest: Connecting Civil Rights to Place | SF

The SF Urban Film Fest (SFUFF) is a unique film festival that focuses on cities and civic engagement inspired by great storytelling. The festival believes compelling stories can help shape urbanist ideas, practice, and project implementation. SFUFF is organized by urban planners and screens films ...

“Yoga Joe” Bad Ass Comic Book Superhero Launch Party | SF
Classic green army men figures, doing yoga… that’s the inspiration for the new yoga comic book, called “Yoga Joe, Issue #1.” Featuring a badass yoga superhero, who has to defend a Monastery, called “The Namastery,” from a heartless corporate army of mechanized soldiers. The first 100 people to show up get a ...
Art Warehouse Party: Goats, Music, Fashion, Drinks, Tacos & Fire Benefit | SF
Art Warehouse Party: Goats, Music, Fashion, Drinks, Tacos & Fire Benefit | SF
Join in as a vacant retail storefront on Folsom Street is transformed into a community space to raise money for Santa Rosa and Northern California residents displaced by fires. The event is free, but donations are encouraged. All drink and art proceeds benefit Northern California fire victims. Art ...
Tarot Pop-Up Free Readings & Sangria | SF
Tarot Pop-Up Free Readings & Sangria | SF
Join them at Avenues Dry Goods for an unconventional “Meet the Maker” event with Patrick Kelly, Founder and Perfumer of SIGIL SCENT. Quaff some autumnal sangria (they have a special recipe) and enjoy locally-made snacks as Patrick offers single card Tarot draws and a corresponding ...
2017 “Big Game” Bonfire Rally | UC Berkeley
Friday, November 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Greek Theatre
2017
Join in the revelry in the Hearst Greek Theatre on the eve of Big Game for the most stunning display of the spirit. Enjoyed by thousands of students and alumni alike, this massive bonfire is a key component in firing up fellow Californians before the Big ...
Under the Stars: An Outdoor Evening of Art | Sausalito
Friday, November 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Headlands Center for the Arts
Under the Stars: An Outdoor Evening of Art | Sausalito
Help them close out the year by cozying up in The Commons-Headlands’ brand new, artist-designed outdoor gathering space for a night of live music, storytelling, and cinema featuring short films made and selected by current and past Artists in Residence. Wear warm layers, bring some blankets, ...
San Jose Bike Party: The Jerseys Ride
Friday, November 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party: The Jerseys Ride

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, November 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Savvy Rest Natural Bedroom
Chillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley
2nd year anniversary edition line-up: Joey Avery Emily Epstein-White Vincent Chuang David Nymair Juan Medina Valerie Vernale Headliner: Chad opitz
Winter Onesie Party in the Castro | The Lookout
Friday, November 17 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*There is a $5 suggested donation at the door.
| The Lookout
Winter Onesie Party in the Castro | The Lookout
The Lookout’s infamous onesie party returns on Friday, November 17th. Don your finest onesie and join the festivities to raise money for Planned Parenthood. Special guest DJ Casey Alva spins from 9pm-2am. There is a $5 Suggested donation at the door benefits Planned Parenthood.

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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