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Friday, January 19

“America’s Got Talent” Auditions | San Jose
Friday, January 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Jose McEnery Convention Center
What can you do in 90 seconds? NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” will be holding open-call auditions at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center on January 19, 2018. The auditions are free, and it could be a once in a lifetime opportunity for performing artists. They enjoy all talent, whether ...
SF’s Insane “Free Bazaar” Sign Party | 2018
Friday, January 19 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Market and Montgomery
SF's Insane
Delight, amuse and confuse your fellow humans on their way to work. Event date update: Please note this event takes place on Friday, January 19, 2018 (not thursday) as was listed previously. The organizers will provide free poster boards and markers. You’ll write “FREE (WHATEVER YOU WANT)” and offer ...

“Sea Lion” Day: Free Admission to Aquarium of the Bay | Pier 39
To celebrate the 28th anniversary of Pier 39’s world famous sea lions on January 19, 2018, there will be free admission to Aquarium of the Bay. Make sure to arrive early. The first 28 guests to mention “Sea Lion Love” at the front desk of Aquarium of the ...
2018 Concord Comfort Food Restaurant Week | Jan 19-28
Friday, January 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Concord
2018 Concord Comfort Food Restaurant Week | Jan 19-28

“The First Annual Concord Comfort Food Restaurant Week is an incredible opportunity to take advantage of some of most authentic culinary experiences in the destination, some not available any other time of the year,” Schroth noted. No tickets necessary – just ask for the Concord ...

The “Unofficial Department of Handshakes” | SF City Hall
Friday, January 19 – 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 ...

Google / YouTube / MSNBC Town Hall at YBCA | SF
Friday, January 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and an RSVP is encouraged.
| Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Google / YouTube / MSNBC Town Hall at YBCA | SF
Be a part of the live audience for a special MSNBC town hall event. Recode’s Kara Swisher and MSNBC’s Ari Melber will co-host this special broadcast featuring Google CEO Sundar Pichai and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki. This dynamic discussion will focus on Google, YouTube, and the impact of ...
“This is Hunger” Interactive Exhibit | Final Day
Friday, January 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco Lodge

Stories about hunger. In their own words. This Is Hunger is a powerful and interactive exhibit, housed in a big rig, that takes individuals on a journey—one that that will challenge their beliefs about who in America struggles with hunger and why, and inspire them ...

Tropical Disturbance: Placemaking & Contemporary Art of Hawaii | SF
Friday, January 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Luggage Store Gallery
Tropical Disturbance: Placemaking & Contemporary Art of Hawaii | SF
Bay Area’s 1st major exhibition of Hawaii artists opens at Luggage Store Gallery on January 19, 2018. Ten artists address the notion of place in Hawai‘i. Free programming includes performance by renowned San Francisco Hula Choreographer Patrick Makuakāne, and film series on women and surfing.  
Win Tix: SF Sketchfest 2018: The Best Week 2 Events
Friday, January 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | All Over San Francisco
SF Sketchfest is only the bestest comedy festival in the country, right here in our very own backyard. Week two has a ton of great shows with stars from Netflix, Showtime, Kids in the Hall, 30 Rock and tons more… and we’ve got tickets for ...
San Jose Bike Party: The Party Animal Ride!
Friday, January 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party: The Party Animal 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 ...

The Pancakes & Booze Art Show | SF
Friday, January 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 general admission at the door
| Mezzanine
The Pancakes & Booze Art Show | SF

Pancakes & Booze Art Show: Over 100 emerging artists showcasing their hottest work in a Warhol-style, anything-goes, massive warehouse environment–live music, body painting, multimedia displays, and free pancakes. The show originated in 2009 in Los Angeles and since has popped up more than 300 times ...

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 …

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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