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Friday, January 12

$2 Burger Day at Ryan Scott/Ike’s Place New Restaurant | Castro
$2 Burger Day at Ryan Scott/Ike's Place New Restaurant | Castro
Sweet’s is a brand new partnership between two SF legends: Ike Shehadeh of Ike’s Place and Ryan Scott (Top Chef, Gary Danko). On Friday, January 12, 2018, hand over just $2 and you’ll score a burger with fries.  Normally the burger is just $5.99 for cheese ($5.49 for regular) ...
The East Cut Art Fair: Contemporary Art Exhibit & Sale | SF
Friday, January 12 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | East Cut Art Fair
The East Cut Art Fair: Contemporary Art Exhibit & Sale | SF

Hey guys, a boutique pop-up art fair, called The East Cut Art Fair, will take place in a 3,000 foot retail storefront at 160 Spear, just south of Market Street in mid-January 2018. Timed to coincide with the two major international fairs, Fog Design + ...

2018 Alameda Restaurant Week | Opening Day
Friday, January 12 – All Day | Cost: $28*
*Prixe fix menu ranges from $28 and up.
| Alameda (Various Location)
2018 Alameda Restaurant Week | Opening Day

Alameda Restaurant Week is a nine day event celebrating the culinary delights this island city offers. From January 12 through 21, local foodies can enjoy special menus from participating restaurants. View the comprehensive list of the participating restaurants. Prixe fix menu ranges from $28 and up. So ...

The “Unofficial Department of Handshakes” Comes to SF | City Hall
Friday, January 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
The

For the month of January, The Unofficial Department of Handshakes will occupy the information kiosk at the Van Ness entrance of San Francisco City Hall in an effort to observe, collect, and analyze the handshakes shared under the dome. The Unofficial Department of Handshakes is ...

2018 Fungus Fair: Shroom Science & Cooking Demos | Santa Cruz
Friday, January 12 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 on Friday (Saturday and Sunday events are $10)
| Louden Nelson Community Center
2018 Fungus Fair: Shroom Science & Cooking Demos | Santa Cruz

Did you know that without fungus, we’d have no bread, cheese, beer, or wine? Or that anti-cholesterol medicine was developed from mushrooms? Come to the Santa Cruz Fungus Fair to learn all there is to know about the fascinating world of mushrooms. The three-day event ...

“Podcast Unlocked” Live, HQ Tour, Q&A & Custom Swag | IGN SF HQ
Friday, January 12 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is encouraged.
| IGN Entertainment, Inc
Join IGN on Friday, January 12th from 3 to 7:30 pm at the IGN SF Headquarters and spend over 4 hours hanging with your favorite IGN personalities and departments. Team leaders will take you on a true adventure through each department, receive a special BTS look ...
San Francisco Shock’s Meet & Greet with Sinatraa and Super | SoMa
Friday, January 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Microsoft Store (San Francisco)
San Francisco Shock's Meet & Greet with Sinatraa and Super | SoMa
San Francisco Shock fans! It’s time to celebrate the first week of the Inaugural Season of the Overwatch League. Come meet Overwatch Team USA World Cup star Sinatraa and one of the most exciting young players in the League Super. San Francisco Shock’s Meet & Greet ...
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, January 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in the world. The walk is hosted by the Labyrinth Guild. Always check the Labyrinth website for ...

$5 Ice Skating Night | San Jose
Friday, January 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP on Eventbrite Required
| Downtown Ice (San Jose)
$5 Ice Skating Night | San Jose
Start the new year off with a spirited skate night on the ice with Content Magazine.  Cost is $5 (regular price $17) when you show your Eventbrite RSVP at the ticket window (offer limited to the first 150 people). $5 at the window includes time on ...
San Francisco Shock’s Viewing Party: Food, Merch & Freebies | Emporium SF
Friday, January 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Emporium SF
San Francisco Shock's Viewing Party: Food, Merch & Freebies | Emporium SF
Free entry, free pizza, free Shock merch! Let’s go! Come hang out with San Francisco Shock Overwatch League Pros Sinatraa and Super at Emporium as you watch the SF Shock take on the Shanghai Dragons in the second game of Overwatch League Stage 1. San Francisco ...
East Bay Bike Party: Bundled Up in Blue | Oakland
Friday, January 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party: Bundled Up in Blue | Oakland
Got the post-holiday blues? Need a New Year pick-me-up? Layer on all your blue clothes, pull out your blue bike lights and decorations, and come out for a HILLY and CHILLY ride to celebrate the winter season! These are our rules: Ride straight Don’t hate Stay right Stop at lights Pack ...

Every Friday

Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF’s Hills | Every Friday
Every Friday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF's Hills | Every Friday

Every Friday morning at 6:30 am, gather at a different San Francisco hill for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city.
The hills change each week (it might be Alamo Square, Moraga Steps, Twin Peaks, Lombard…), but expect …

$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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