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Friday, January 27

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland

Join the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) and Off the Grid on 10th Street every Friday for a family-friendly take on a festive night market. Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak café pop-up. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, extended OMCA Store hours, family-friendly ...

Family Night Game Night | San Carlos
Friday, January 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Middle School - Mustang Hall
Family Night Game Night | San Carlos
Come enjoy a fun evening with your family and friends. Play a variety of board and card games that are fun, competitive and educational in nature. Local board game players will loan their personal games for play, plus teach and coordinate game playing. Bring games from ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, January 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, January 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, January 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...

Saturday, January 28

Free “M.Y. China” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, January 28 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, with a special appearance for Chinese New Year. “Yan Can Cook, So Can You” has always been the motto of Martin Yan, chef extraordinaire and popular television ...
2017 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week | Final Day
Saturday, January 28 – All Day | Cost: 20% off*
*Get up to 15% – 20% discount at participating eateries; conditions may apply.
| First Street (Benicia)
2017 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week | Final Day

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 ...

Fitbit Local Workout: All-Levels Yoga Flow | SF
Saturday, January 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Equinox Market Street
Fitbit Local Workout: All-Levels Yoga Flow | SF
Sweat it out with Fitbit Local, a series of free monthly workouts in your city led by fitness leaders from your community. Join Fitbit Local Ambassadors Caroline Jordan & Buddy Macuha for a feel good all-levels yoga flow, followed by an intention setting meditation to get ...

Sunday, January 29

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, January 29 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 25+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and local ...

2016 Sausalito Herring Festival: Live Music & Fishery History | North Bay
Sunday, January 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bay Model Visitor Center
2016 Sausalito Herring Festival: Live Music & Fishery History | North Bay
Celebrate the little silvery fish that comes to Richardson Bay by the thousands each year and sustains the last commercial fishery in San Francisco Bay at the Sausalito Herring Festival which will showcase food, beverages, information, and entertainment from the surrounding Richardson Bay. 2016 Sausalito Herring Festival Sunday, January ...
Napa Valley Restaurant Week | Final Day
Napa Valley Restaurant Week | Final Day

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 ...

Berkeley Restaurant Week 2017 | Final Day
Berkeley Restaurant Week 2017 | Final Day

Discover prix fixe menus at 27 leading Berkeley restaurants during Berkeley Restaurant Week happening from January 19-29, 2017. Participating restaurants are offering lunch and/or dinner menus at special values of $20 per person for lunch, and $25 or $35 per person for dinner (tax and gratuity ...

2017 Oakland Restaurant Week: Final Day | East Bay
2017 Oakland Restaurant Week: Final Day | East Bay

Oakland Restaurant Week is your opportunity to experience the trendy culinary scene everyone is talking about from January 19—29, 2017. For 10 days, top Oakland restaurants will offer special prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner menus at $20, $30, $40, and $50 price points. That’s two weekends of awesome deals ...

2017 San Francisco Restaurant Week | Final Day
2017 San Francisco Restaurant Week | Final Day

SF Restaurant Week is a 12-day celebration of our world-class dining community when frugal foodies get to eat their way through nearly 130 restaurants around San Francisco. Participating restaurants will offer special prix-fixe menus to showcase their passion for sharing great food with diners. Highlights ...

Wednesday, February 1

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, February 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street waffles come in tasty flavors like TCHO chocolate, maple-bacon, salted caramel and many ...

Oakland Magazine Release Party | Jack London Square
Wednesday, February 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Lungomare
Oakland Magazine Release Party | Jack London Square
Happy hour celebrates the publication of Oakland and Alameda magazines’ January/February Person of the Year and 2017 Faces of the East Bay issue. Please join them at Lungomare in Jack London Square for a mix and mingle happy hour.  Meet some of the participants of the 2017 Faces of the East Bay promotional ...
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, February 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...

Thursday, February 2

Adventure Run, Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley
Thursday, February 2 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Berkeley)
Adventure Run, Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden happening on the 1st Thursday of the month at the Berkeley Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure ...

Friday, February 3

“Pier 39 is 39” Anniversary: 39-Week Celebration
Friday, February 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Pier 39 is 39 and they’re celebrating with a bang. Beginning in January 2017, join them every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and their famous sea lions. Each week they’ll be serving up something ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, February 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, artist ...

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, February 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regularly admission is $18 ...

Saturday, February 4

Free “Tosca Cafe” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, February 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Josh Even was introduced to the restaurant industry after college, working as a bartender at San Francisco karaoke restaurant Kansai. He returned to his native New York, ...

Monday, February 6

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, February 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Soda Popinski's
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF

One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed Bros brings together comedy, video games and alcohol every first Monday at a super rad bar in San Francisco, Soda Popinski’s. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new ...

Wednesday, February 8

Free Frozen Yogurt: National Frozen Yogurt Day | Yogurtland
Wednesday, February 8 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free frozen yogurt with toppings from 4-7 pm on Wednesday, February 8, 2017.
| Yogurtland (Almaden)
Free Frozen Yogurt: National Frozen Yogurt Day | Yogurtland
Yogurtland celebrates National Frozen Yogurt Day by giving away free frozen yogurt with toppings from 4-7 pm on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Bay Area Yogurtland Locations: Walnut Creek – 1247 S California Blvd San Jose – Westgate West, 5395 Prospect Rd > Find a Yogurtland near you Valid at participating locations only. Free ...

Thursday, February 9

“Town Social” Monthly Rooftop Night Market | Oakland
Thursday, February 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for food and beverages.
| The Overlook Lounge

Kick off the holiday season in Oakland with a new monthly rooftop night market: Town Social. Every second Thursday they’ll have a rotating group of food, craft, and arts vendors while local Bay Area DJs spin at their tiki bar. Town Social: Rooftop Night Market Every ...

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, February 9 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hop Dogma Brewing Company
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula

Every second Thursday of the month, Comedy Sharks standup night features some of the Bay Area’s best comedians. Come on out and enjoy some laughs with your neighbors, hosted by Phil Griffiths & Hop Dogma Brewing Company. The show starts at 7:30 pm; seating is limited, ...

Friday, February 10

“Pier 39 is 39” Anniversary: 39-Week Celebration
Friday, February 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Pier 39 is 39 and they’re celebrating with a bang. Beginning in January 2017, join them every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and their famous sea lions. Each week they’ll be serving up something ...

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, February 10 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

Every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. The event is free, but space is limited so please RSVP if you plan on attending. Sightglass is an independent, sibling-owned ...

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Friday, February 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye ...

“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio
Friday, February 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
| El Rio

Millennials Ruin Everything is a monthly comedy showcase every 2nd Friday from 6-8 pm in the back room at El Rio. Each month, co-hosts Irene Tu and Dominique Gelin explore a new theme with guest comedians about why millennials suck/rock. Part comedy showcase, part interviews, ...