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Friday, January 26

The “Unofficial Department of Handshakes” | SF City Hall
Friday, January 26 – 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 ...

Dave Eggers’ “The Monk of Mokha” Mobile Book Tour Kick-Off | SF City Hall
Friday, January 26 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Dave Eggers'

Dave Eggers, the best-selling author and founder of McSweeney’s, will launch the publication of his latest book, The Monk of Mokha, by touring San Francisco in a San Francisco Public Library bookmobile along with Mokhtar Alkhanshali, the heroic subject of Dave’s new book. After the ...

“The Halal Guys” Grand Opening: Free Food & Swag | Berkeley
Friday, January 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| The Halal Guys (Berkeley)
The wait is finally over. The Grand Opening for the Halal Guys Berkeley is set for Friday, January 26th at 11 am. As a token of appreciation for your patience, the first 50 customers in line will receive free platters. Free, but an RSVP is required for ...
7 Mile House 160 Year Anniversary, Book Launch & Free Pork Adobo | Brisbane
Friday, January 26 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | 7 Mile House
7 Mile House 160 Year Anniversary, Book Launch & Free Pork Adobo | Brisbane
Join the historic 7 Mile House for their 160 year anniversary. Taking place on Friday, January 26, 2018, come early and pick up a to-go bowl of their famous pork adobo and rice for free. (Beginning at 11:30am, while supplies last). Later in the day meet ...
JCCSF Pop-Ups: Shabbat Delight-catessen | SF
Friday, January 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Contemporary Jewish Museum
JCCSF Pop-Ups: Shabbat Delight-catessen | SF
Every week, Shabbat offers an opportunity to shift into a different rhythm – to slow down, unplug and connect with family and friends. It also encourages people to take an intentional break and be more present. They invite everyone to take a pause from your work ...
Japanese Whiskey Flight: Cask’s Free Guided Spirits Tasting | SF
Friday, January 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cask (Rincon)
Japanese Whiskey Flight: Cask's Free Guided Spirits Tasting | SF

For cocktail lovers, Cask is one of the most respected wine/craft beer/spirits stores in the Bay with hard-to-find bottles and a passion for artisan producers. Several times a week they have brand representatives in store offering free guided tastings – it’s a great way to ...

Cask’s Guided Tastings: Oakland’s Newest Distillery “Wright & Brown” | SF
Friday, January 26 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cask (3rd St.)
Cask's Guided Tastings: Oakland's Newest Distillery

For cocktail lovers, Cask is one of the most respected wine/craft beer/spirits stores in the Bay with hard-to-find bottles and a passion for artisan producers. Several times a week they have brand representatives in store offering free guided tastings – it’s a great way to ...

2018 Australia Day Party: Drinking Games, BBQ & Aussie Top 100 | SF
Friday, January 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but a Facebook RSVP is required.
| Score Bar
2018 Australia Day Party: Drinking Games, BBQ & Aussie Top 100 | SF
Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oi Oi Oi! Ring in Australia Day while enjoying Aussie-themed drinking games, Tim Tam Slams, the ‘Neighbours’ Team Drinking Challenge, and Australian beers all while listening to Triple J’s Hottest 100 streaming live. Plus to add to the fun, they’ll be picking up groups ...
Art At The Dump: Recology’s Recycled Materials Art Exhibition | SF
Friday, January 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Recology San Francisco
Art At The Dump: Recology's Recycled Materials Art Exhibition | SF

The Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco is a unique art program that provides Bay Area artists who work with recycled materials with scavenging privileges in the dump, access to discarded materials, a stipend, and 24-hour access to the company’s well-equipped art studio. At ...

Thriving Ivory’s Indie Rock In-Store Performance | Apple Store Union Square
Friday, January 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Apple (Union Square)
Thriving Ivory's Indie Rock In-Store Performance | Apple Store Union Square
Join San Francisco’s own Thriving Ivory for an intimate performance full of passionate lyrics and powerful beats, all underscored by lead singer Clayton Stroope’s trademark falsetto. Back in the spotlight after their certified Gold self-titled 2008 album, which featured the hit single “Angels on the ...
$5 Classic Movie Night: “Driving Miss Daisy” | Paramount Theatre
Friday, January 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Paramount Theatre
$5 Classic Movie Night: “Driving Miss Daisy” | Paramount Theatre
When elderly Miss Daisy Werthan (Jessica Tandy) crashes her brand new 1948 Packard into her neighbor’s garden and loses her insurance, her son Boolie (Dan Ackroyd) decides she must have a chauffeur whether she likes it or not – and Miss Daisy decidedly does not like it. ...

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 …

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