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Events for January 20, 2018

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Saturday, January 20

“The Craig Show” Late Night Rave | The Great Northern
Saturday, January 20 – 12:30 am | Cost: FREE | The Great Northern
Join them for a special late night pro raver bangarang as they celebrate their fearless Great Northern leader’s birthday, none other than, The Craig Show. If you’ve met this man for even 5 minutes, you fully know just how special, kind, welcoming, fun, and how just ...
Lichen BioBlitz Workshop and Treasure Hunt | Berkeley
Saturday, January 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with advance registration
| UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Lichen BioBlitz Workshop and Treasure Hunt | Berkeley
Calling all Lichen enthusiasts, join lichen experts, UCBG faculty, Garden staff and citizen scientists for a lichen “Treasure Hunt” on Saturday January 20th. Participants are asked to pre-register and attend an orientation session the morning of the event. Participants will work in teams to document the lichen ...

Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | SF
Saturday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | SF

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a mini traveling festival of free lion dancing performances at several San Francisco Public Library branches. 2018 Lunar New Year Lion Dancer Celebrations Saturday, January 13, 2018 10:15 – 10:45: Golden Gate Valley 11:15 – 11:45: Western Addition 12:00 – 12:30: ...

Women’s March Oakland | 2018
Saturday, January 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Amphitheater
Women's March Oakland | 2018
Women’s March Oakland 2018 is a rally and march in partnership with the Bay Area chapter of youth organization March for Our Future. They are joining 19 other California chapters in hosting rallies on the anniversary of the historic Women’s March. This anniversary event will focus ...
Mushroom Walk in McLaren Park | SF
Saturday, January 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Mushroom Walk in McLaren Park | SF
Join mushroom enthusiast, J.R. Blair, for a fungal foray in McLaren Park on January 20, 2018. They will meet at the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater parking lot. Drought cancels (that is, if there is no significant precipitation in the month of January.) Email J.R. at jrblair@sfsu.edu if ...
Exploring San Bruno Mountain’s Saddle and Bog Trails | Brisbane
Saturday, January 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Bruno Mountain
Exploring San Bruno Mountain's Saddle and Bog Trails | Brisbane
This field trip is a winter staple so let’s start with an easy walk around the saddle and bog with East Bay and San Francisco views. It features grasslands, mono-cultures of gorse, a eucalyptus forest, the headwaters of Colma Creek, and a rare upland wetland. ...
Women’s March Contra Costa Anniversary March | Walnut Creek
Saturday, January 20 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Civic Park
Women's March Contra Costa Anniversary March | Walnut Creek
Women’s March Contra Costa invites all community members to join on January 20, 2018 for an Anniversary March. Stand up for democracy. March for equity, tolerance, and justice. Speak up for human rights and dignity. Whatever your reasons are, join us for this nonpartisan, peaceful, family-friendly ...
Tory Farms & Allstar Organics’ Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, January 20 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Tory Farms & Allstar Organics' Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and featuring two of their market seller-farmers. A California native, Executive Chef Reylon Agustin has been instrumental in establishing Madera as one of the leading culinary destinations ...
Opening Day of 2018 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week | January 20-27
Saturday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: 20% off*
*Get up to 15% – 20% discount at participating eateries; conditions may apply.
| First Street (Benicia)
Opening Day of 2018 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week |  January 20-27
Downtown celebrates California Restaurant Month with Restaurant Week in January. A dining passport offers a 15-20% discount at participating eateries (conditions may apply).
The Great Mac ‘n Cheese Melt-Off
Saturday, January 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5 | SoMa StrEat Food Park
The Great Mac 'n Cheese Melt-Off

Experience the biggest Fête du Fromage in San Francisco. Fifteen of the best food trucks and pop-up shops will be mixing up mouthwatering Mac and Cheese specials all day long. Who will be the mac and cheesiest? Cast your vote for the chancellor of cheese, ...

“Taste-ful” Model Opening & Giveaway: Free Continental Food & Open House | Tracy
Saturday, January 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Event is free and an RSVP is encouraged. To RSVP, call 209-245-7025.
| Taylor Morrison at Barcelona
Love delicious food? Adore great interior design? Taylor Morrison has put them together for a free day of indulgence as it unveils its new model homes at Barcelona in Tracy, on Saturday, Jan. 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The public is invited to indulge ...
Women’s March San Francisco & Civic Center Rally | 2018
Saturday, January 20 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Women's March San Francisco & Civic Center Rally | 2018
On January 20, 2018, Women’s March San Francisco will unite along with multiple other cities in California (and other states) to reaffirm their commitment to building a positive and just future for all, and to celebrate the spirit of resistance efforts over the past year. This ...
Sea Lion 28th Anniversary: Guided Tours | Pier 39
Saturday, January 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Sea Lion 28th Anniversary: Guided Tours | Pier 39

Become sea lion savvy and learn more about California sea lions, marine life, and bay conservation during the annual “Sea Lion Encounter,” in celebration of the anniversary of their arrival to Pier 39. Although the “anniversary” runs a whole month from January 1-28, 2018 the most ...

Every Saturday

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley

Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday.
Free Community Yoga Class
Every Saturday | 10 am
Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA
FREE
Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome.

Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF

Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks.
Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front …

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Saturday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Point Bonita Lighthouse
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands

Meet Point Bonita docents along the lighthouse trail. This hidden, historic setting offers breathtaking views and many stories of what life was like living at the head of such perilous waters.
A secret jewel of the Bay Area, the Point Bonita Lighthouse, built in 1855, was …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 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 …

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move Game Store

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday.
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show
Every Saturday | 8 pm
It’s Your Move Game Store, 4920 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
$5
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the …

Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore
Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore

Come relax in the Heritage Lounge of 1300 on Fillmore and listen a free jazz performance during Saturday Night Live Music.
The band lineup will change weekly and they do take some Saturdays off so make sure to check the schedule to see who’s performing.
There is no cover …

Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Made Up Theatre
Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont

Come out for a night of big laughs as The 5 Play cast explores the fun, exciting, and silly nature of human relationships in an unforgettable show of completely improvised scenes and stories every Saturday at 10 pm.
5 Play will perform a fully improvised 45 …

The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF

Sid Singh hosts the craziest show in the city where you get to see standup, improv, and then you get on stage to do improv.
If you want, you can also just sit and laugh at the other people doing improv. No one is here to make …

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