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Friday, December 1

Huge New 6,100+ Acre Bay Area Preserve Opens Friday
Friday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lower La Honda Creek Preserve
Huge New 6,100+ Acre Bay Area Preserve Opens Friday
Offering magnificent views of the coast, colorful wildflower displays in the spring, and immersion into a historic ranchland, La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve is an ideal spot to escape the pressures of everyday life. The Sears Ranch Road Parking Lot and Lower La Honda Creek ...
First Day to RSVP: Fort Point Candlelight Tours Winter 2018 | Presidio
Friday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Must enter the lottery to win a free reservation spot.
| Fort Point
First Day to RSVP: Fort Point Candlelight Tours Winter 2018 | Presidio

Explore the historic Civil War-era Fort Point by candlelight and the stars on an evening tour with a park ranger as your guide. Candlelight tours are available most Saturday evenings typically around 6:30 pm from November to February. Along the way, you’ll be transported to the momentous era of ...

World AIDS Day 2017 with President Bill Clinton | Golden Gate Park
Friday, December 1 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | National AIDS Memorial Grove
World AIDS Day 2017 with President Bill Clinton | Golden Gate Park
On World AIDS Day, come to The National AIDS Memorial Grove, a gorgeous spot tucked away in Golden Gate Park, for an afternoon of recognition, remembrance and music honoring those who have been lost and those continuing the fight. For 2017, there is a very special ...
2017 Brew-Ha-Holiday Warehouse Sale & Beer Pop-Up | SF
Friday, December 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Designs HQ
2017 Brew-Ha-Holiday Warehouse Sale & Beer Pop-Up | SF

Alite Designs is excited to announce the 5th Annual Brew-Ha-Holiday Warehouse Sale. This is a free and festive two-day event with awesome gear from Alite Designs and Wildebeest, good tunes, goodies from Wholesome Bakery, and beers on tap from Comrades Brewing. 2017 Brew-Ha-Holiday Warehouse Sale ...

Rotunda Dance Series: Nicaragua Danza, Hijos del Maíz | SF City Hall
Friday, December 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Nicaragua Danza, Hijos del Maíz | SF City Hall
In the culminating performance of the 2017 season of the Rotunda Dance Series, Nicaragua Danza, Hijos del Maíz presents dances from the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of Nicaragua. A set of marimba dances will be performed in celebration of the city of Masaya, known as ...
2017 Jack London Square Tree Lighting Ceremony | Oakland
Friday, December 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2017 Jack London Square Tree Lighting Ceremony | Oakland
Jack London Square is set to ring in the holiday season with an annual tree lighting ceremony on the Oakland waterfront. You won’t want to miss the crazy fun Tap-Dancing Christmas Trees. Oakland’s favorite annual holiday tradition promises to deliver holiday magic to the Oakland waterfront with ...
7th Annual SF Youth Arts Summit: Art Exhibit, Workshops & Live Performances | SoMa
Friday, December 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
7th Annual SF Youth Arts Summit: Art Exhibit, Workshops & Live Performances | SoMa

Join Youth Art Exchange and dozens of arts organizations from across the San Francisco Bay Area in a two-day celebration of young artists using creativity to amplify their voices and power. 7th Annual SF Youth Arts Summit Friday to Saturday, December 1-2, 2017 Somarts Cultural ...

11th Annual Holiday Circle of Lights | Oakland
Friday, December 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Cemetery
11th Annual Holiday Circle of Lights | Oakland

Enjoy a month-long holiday light exhibition featuring scenes from Santa’s workshop and other holiday-inspired themes starting December 1st until New Year’s Day, January 1, 2018. A giant Nutcracker soldier awaits your arrival, then a magical story land of lights will continue to delight you. A ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, December 1 – 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 ...

2017 Bishop Ranch Tree Lighting Celebration & Snow Day | East Bay
Friday, December 1 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bishop Ranch 1
2017 Bishop Ranch Tree Lighting Celebration & Snow Day | East Bay
Bishop Ranch invites you to gather family and friends and come play in a snow park with real snow, listen to live music and watch the ceremonial lighting of the spectacular 70-foot White Fir tree at the annual Tree-Lighting Holiday Celebration on Friday, December 1, 2017. The ...
Holiday Tree Lighting & Live Digital Art | Menlo Park
Friday, December 1 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park (Menlo Park)
Holiday Tree Lighting & Live Digital Art | Menlo Park
This event is taking place on 12/1 and not 12/2 as originally listed. Visit Fremont Park for their annual Holiday Tree Lighting with Mayor Kirsten Keith, presented by the City of Menlo Park and the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce. This holiday favorite event brings the Menlo ...
Fort Mason Printmakers 2017 Holiday Print Sale & Exhibit | SF
Friday, December 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
Fort Mason Printmakers 2017 Holiday Print Sale & Exhibit | SF

Find everything from cubist to classical style prints at the 2017 Fort Mason Printmakers Holiday Print Sale. 43rd Annual Fort Mason Printmakers Holiday Sale – Preview Reception: Friday, December 1, 2017 | 6-9 pm – Exhibition & Art Sale: Saturday & Sunday, December 2 & 3, 2017 | 12 pm to ...

24 Holidays on 24th Street: 2017 Kick-Off | Noe Valley
Friday, December 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Noe Valley)
24 Holidays on 24th Street: 2017 Kick-Off | Noe Valley

The 8th Annual 24 Holidays on 24th Street – an event which creates so much holiday retail buzz for Noe Valley merchants – is coming up. Each day between December 1-24, 2017 will highlight merchant events & specials along with with live entertainment and more to create ...

27th Annual Hayes Valley Holiday Block Party | SF
Friday, December 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for any purchases.
| Hayes Valley
27th Annual Hayes Valley Holiday Block Party | SF

Hayes Valley hosts the 27th Annual Holiday Block Party, the neighborhood’s biggest party of the year. Stroll around Hayes Valley and local merchants and vendors, enjoy live music, a photo booth and many other fun activities being offered during this special event along Hayes, Gough, Octavia and ...

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, December 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Celebrate the Winter Season with a peaceful and rejuvenating labyrinth walk by candle-light, and relax in the beauty of Grace Cathedral with the warm and sparkling tones of harp music by Portia Diwa and Diana Stork. The music this evening will feature songs from their ...

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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