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Friday, December 8

12 Days of Kittens: Adopt & Snuggle a Warm Kitten | SF
Friday, December 8 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
12 Days of Kittens: Adopt & Snuggle a Warm Kitten | SF

Come and join the 12 Days of Kittens brought to you by Supervisor Katy Tang and her wonderful staff. Meet adoptable kittens from SFACC, enter the raffle, get valuable coupons for Pet Food Express – and best of all – snuggle a warm kitten. Meet ...

2017 Salvation Army Celebrity Bell Ringing Day | Union Square
Friday, December 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
2017 Salvation Army Celebrity Bell Ringing Day | Union Square
Ring those bells, San Francisco. See some of San Francisco’s finest celebrities — media personalities, bell ringing champs, costumed characters, local bands and much more — ring bells for The Salvation Army on Union Square. 2017 Rock the Bells: Salvation Army Celebrity Bell Ringing Friday, December 8, ...

14th Annual Holiday LEGO Show: Opening Day | Palo Alto
Friday, December 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: $3*
*$3 per person, and free for BayLUG and MOAH members.
| Museum of American Heritage
14th Annual Holiday LEGO Show: Opening Day | Palo Alto

Be sure to bring the family in for the 14th Annual BayLUG Holiday LEGO® Show at the Museum of American Heritage. The Museum of American Heritage (MOAH), the Bay Area LEGO User Group (BayLUG), and the Bay Area LEGO Train Club (BayLTC) will once again ...

Winter Walk SF: Holiday Pop Up Plaza | Union Square
Friday, December 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stockton & Ellis
Winter Walk SF: Holiday Pop Up Plaza | Union Square

Union Square SF’s Winter Walk will once again make the holidays brighter by transforming two blocks on Stockton Street into a pedestrian-only holiday pop-up plaza. 2017 Winter Walk SF November 25, 2017 – December 31, 2017 Stockton St. between Geary and Ellis, San Francisco FREE Back ...

UC Botanical Garden Holiday Pop-up Shop | Berkeley
Friday, December 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
UC Botanical Garden Holiday Pop-up Shop | Berkeley

Come have a fabulous time finding beautiful and unusual gifts for the holidays at their special holiday shopping party in the Garden’s Julia Morgan Hall. Choose from a unique selection of gifts from local vendors as well as unique hand-crafted gifts from the Garden. Proceeds ...

Free Horse-Drawn Holiday Carriage Rides | Oakland
Friday, December 8 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 18/8 Fine Men's Salon
Free Horse-Drawn Holiday Carriage Rides | Oakland

Enjoy free horse-drawn carriage rides and face painting, holiday specials, refreshments and fun for everyone. The line for carriage rides will form in front of 18/8 Men’s Salon. Holidays on Lakeshore Avenue December 8-9, 2017 – Friday: 4-6 pm – Saturday: 2-4 pm 3340 Lakeshore ...

2017 Holiday Lights: Tree Lighting & Lantern-Lit Forest Walk | Presidio
Friday, December 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post Lawn
2017 Holiday Lights: Tree Lighting & Lantern-Lit Forest Walk | Presidio
The Presidio invites you to partake in the annual, magical tree-lighting ceremony, a decades-old tradition for the neighborhood. Plus there will be a lantern-lit evening forest walk. 2017 Holiday Lights Tree Lighting Friday, December 8, 2017 | 5 pm Presidio Main Post, San Francisco FREE, but reservations are appreciated Gather ...
Block Party Poetry Reading | SF
Friday, December 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 34 Trinity Place
Block Party Poetry Reading | SF
Come and join a block party poetry reading in Trinity Place alley starting at 6 pm. There will be poetry by City Lights pocket press poet Tongo Eisen-Martin, Tony Robles, and A’aron Heard. Vinyl records by DJ Ephemera. Film photography prints and books for sale. Pizza, beer and ...
Holiday Party Honoring SF Bike Coalition: EBikes & Hot Ciders | SF
Friday, December 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| The New Wheel
Holiday Party Honoring SF Bike Coalition: EBikes & Hot Ciders | SF
At The New Wheel, the holidays are a time to celebrate life, friendship and the wonderful people that make their shops what they are. This year, they honor the SF Bicycle Coalition for their efforts to support cycling in San Francisco. Executive Director Brian Wiedenmeier will ...
Women Artists “Reclamation” Holiday Art Party | Secession Art & Design
Friday, December 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secession Art & Design
Women Artists
Secession Art & Design’s holiday art show, reclamation, is a three-woman show featuring Hilary Williams, Shannon Amidon, and Su Evers. The hearts, spirits, and communities were tested this year with the mix of politics and natural disasters. Art is a powerful activist for the unsaid. How ...
Win Tix: $3 Off: Mortified’s 12 Year Anniversary “Best of 2017” | DNA Lounge
Friday, December 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $17*
*$17 adv : $25 @ door - $3 off online presale tickets with code: XUJXXT
| DNA Lounge
Funcheap has an exclusive promo code for $3 off tickets to Mortified. Celebrate 12 years of the bay’s most unique comedy/storytelling phenomenon as adults share their actual, embarrassing, and hilarious teen diaries, poems, letters, and more..in front of total strangers. Feat: our best new pieces from ...
End of Year Party: Free Meditation & Libations at Yoga Garden | SF
Friday, December 8 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Yoga Garden SF
End of Year Party: Free Meditation & Libations at Yoga Garden | SF
Begin an evening of festivities & community with a free, year-end reflection meditation led by Karen Macklin at 8:00pm. Entry is Free – RSVP Required – SOLD OUT Enjoy art installations and mingle with talented local artists and the Yoga Garden SF team, plus interactive activities, musical ...

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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