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Friday, January 20

2017 Opening Night of Friday Nights at OMCA | Oakland 2017 Opening Night of Friday Nights at OMCA | Oakland

Oakland’s popular weekly night market is back for a fifth season of fun and festivities. Join OMCA and Off the Grid on 10th Street every Friday starting January 20 for a taste of local music, food, art, and culture. Savor California beer, wine, and non-alcoholic …

Saturday, January 21

2017 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week | January 21-28 2017 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week |  January 21-28

Downtown Benicia celebrates California Restaurant Month with Restaurant Week in January.
A dining passport offers a 15% – 20% discount at participating eateries the entire week between January 21st and January 28th (conditions may apply). Dining passports are available at Benicia Main Street, 90 First Street, …

“Deep Night with Dale” Live Podcast | SF Sketchfest
Saturday, January 21 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must register for a ticket

Deep Night with Dale is the latest incarnation of the long-running podcast/basement talk show hosted by James Bewley in the guise of alter ego, the lovable failure, Dale Seever. Down, but never out, Dale seeks talented individuals to stay up late and be his guest …

6th Anniv. “The Queen is Dead”: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF
Saturday, January 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 with RSVP; $8 at the door
6th Anniv.

The Queen is Dead is proud to announce and celebrate 6 years of honoring the music of Morrissey and The Smiths as well as all your favorite Brit Pop, Post Punk, Indie and more.
For the first 2 hours, they will be playing nothing but The Smiths …

Sunday, January 22

Napa Valley Restaurant Week | January 22-29 Napa Valley Restaurant Week | January 22-29

Napa Valley Restaurant Week allows locals and visitors to dine and delight throughout the valley and experience the legendary food and wine culture from January 22-29, 2017.
Through multi-course prix-fixe menus for lunch ($20) and dinner ($36 or $46), guests can try out the latest culinary hot-spots …

“Succotash, the Comedy Soundcast Soundcast” | SF Sketchfest
Sunday, January 22 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must register for a ticket

Succotash, the Comedy Soundcast Soundcast is a show that features other comedy soundcasts (AKA “podcasts”) and in an effort to not only expose audiences to the wide range of comedy offerings available, but also to broaden the appeal of podcasts in general.
Hosted by Marc Hershon, …

Monday, January 23

UNCONFIRMED – Free Standup Comedy Night & Delicious Tacos | Oakland
Monday, January 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.

Please note that we were not able to confirm if  Free Standup Comedy Night & Delicious Tacos | Oakland is happening on January 23.

Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, January 23 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies

Tuesday, January 24

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “A Dog’s Purpose” | SF
Tuesday, January 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required. Arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Location in SF
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview screening of A Dog’s Purpose, based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron.
The screening takes place at 7 pm on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at a movie theater in San Francisco with easy access to BART.
FuncheapSF has an exclusive code for free tickets.
Free …

Thursday, January 26

Saturday, January 28

“Barrel Proof Comedy Podcast”: Whiskey & Jokes | SF Sketchfest
Saturday, January 28 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required

Sonoma County comedians Steve Ausburne and Casey Williams taste a different whiskey each episode. Spend an hour with them at the PianoFight Bar as they drink the whiskey, discuss the whiskey, drift into 20 year old pop culture references and icons, drink more whiskey, talk …

Sunday, January 29

“Sup Doc” Live Comedy Podcast | SF Sketchfest
Sunday, January 29 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must register for a ticket

Comedians Paco Romane and George Chen love watching documentaries. They also love interviewing interesting people with strong opinions about their favorite docs.
The idea behind this documentary podcast started when Paco sat down to watch all of the PBS 100 best documentaries. Every morning he’d watch …

Wednesday, February 1

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, February 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, February 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro
Wednesday, February 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro

Thursday, February 2

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, February 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame