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Sunday, November 5

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, November 5 | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square

With more than 40 vendors, the Jack London Square Farmers Market offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options. The Jack London Square Farmers Market is operated by CUESA at Oakland’s Jack London Square on Sundays from 9 am to 2 pm, year ...

2017 “Dog Day Afternoon”: 20 Vendors, Pet Party & Costume Contest | SoMa
Sunday, November 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Brannan & Delancey
2017
Pawtrero’s 11th annual “Dog Day Afternoon” is a big pet block party with live music, a pet costume contest, and lots of free goodies. 2017 Pawtero Dog Day Afternoon Sunday, November 5, 2017 | 11 am to 3 pm Brannan Street between Delancey and the Embarcadero, San Francisco FREE In 2017, ...

$44 Tix: San Francisco Vintners Market Fall 2017 | Fort Mason
Sunday, November 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: 45% Off*
*Use discount code FUNCHEAP for 45% off all tickets types
| Fort Mason Center
$44 Tix: San Francisco Vintners Market Fall 2017 | Fort Mason

San Francisco Vintners Market is back at Fort Mason again with a Fall 2017 wine showcase of up to 200 top notch wineries, so you can sample the wines on display and buy them on the spot. The event features three hours of tastings from ...

“Shots of Knowledge” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Sunday, November 5 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Shots of Knowledge is a guidebook for whiskey lovers. Organized into approximately sixty illustrated essays, the book samples selected topics in whiskey production through the lenses of science and engineering. While the essays are subdivided into three sections–From Sunshine to Sugar, From Wee Beasties to ...

Monday, November 6

“Kitchen Creativity” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Monday, November 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Based on four years of extensive research and dozens of in-depth interviews, Kitchen Creativity illuminates the method of culinary invention. Part I reveals how to learn fundamental skills, including how to appreciate, taste, and season classic dishes (Stage 1: Mastery), before reinventing the classics from ...
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, November 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brewcade
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 Brewcade. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new rules and new gags. Power-up, throw down and push ...

Wednesday, November 8

“Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Wednesday, November 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Alison Roman is known as much for her keeper recipes as her wry Instagram voice and effortless style. Her debut cookbook features 125 recipes for simple, of-the-moment dishes that are full of great techniques (think slathering roast chicken in anchovy butter, roasting citrus to bring ...
The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF
Wednesday, November 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ocean Ale House
The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF

Every 2nd Wednesday in San Francisco, comedians Jill Maragos, Phil Griffiths and Andrew Orolfo host the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians in the welcoming and homey space of Ocean Ale House. Enjoy great comedy and some local brew. The Laugh Boat: Local Brews ...

Thursday, November 9

Tacos & Trivia: All You Can Eat Taco Party | SF
Thursday, November 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $25*
*It's all-you-can-eat Tacos
| Pomeroy Recreation & Rehabilitation Center
Tacos & Trivia: All You Can Eat Taco Party | SF
You know what can top trivia night? Trivia night and an all you can eat taco party, that’s what. Come and enjoy the night with your host Kitty Tapata. There will be great prizes, good times and the proceeds will be used for a terrific ...
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, November 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, November 10

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, November 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 ...

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 ...

“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio
Friday, November 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, ...

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Friday, November 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 ...

“France is a Feast” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Friday, November 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Through intimate and compelling photographs taken by her husband Paul Child, a gifted photographer, France is a Feast documents how Julia Child first discovered French cooking and the French way of life. Paul and Julia moved to Paris in 1948 where he was cultural attaché ...

Saturday, November 11

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, November 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. Jack of All Trades Market Every Second Saturday | 11 am to 5 ...

Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, November 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Natives Nursery
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF

Experience live music, free locally sourced food & drink, a free plant & general Take Back the City vibes, every 2nd Saturday of the month from noon to 5 pm. Counter the drought, learn about sustainable living, feed the goats, meet the roosters, bring your kids, ...

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, November 11 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, San Francisco Theater Pub invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join them at the Exit Theatre for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 ...

Sunday, November 12

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, November 12 | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square

With more than 40 vendors, the Jack London Square Farmers Market offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options. The Jack London Square Farmers Market is operated by CUESA at Oakland’s Jack London Square on Sundays from 9 am to 2 pm, year ...

Manescalchi’s Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, November 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Manescalchi's Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Join them at CUESA’s Jack London Square Farmers Market in Oakland for a Market to Table Cooking Demonstration with Nicolette Manescalchi of A16 featuring the seasonal bounty of the Jack London Square Farmers Market. Born in Southern California and then moving to Minnesota at the age ...
GISSV SF Laternenfest: Lantern Festival & Parade | The Presidio
Sunday, November 12 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*The event is free, but for food/drinks/art workshops one can buy tickets.
| German International School of Silicon Valley (San Francisco Campus)
GISSV SF Laternenfest: Lantern Festival & Parade | The Presidio
Walking with Lanterns is a German tradition for the time around St. Martin’s Day. The event will include crafts, lantern making, food & drinks and a lantern parade through the Presidio. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Crafts & Activities: 2:00-4:00 pm Lantern Making Craft Location: Lawn area between 4 + 5 Funston Avenue 2:00-4:15 ...

Monday, November 13

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, November 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at 6:30 pm, followed by the feature film. Use #cyberpunkcinema during the event to share ...

Tuesday, November 14

Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael
Tuesday, November 14 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lotus Cuisine of India
Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael

Green is the topic. Drinks the excuse. The San Francisco North Bay comes to this mixer to network with local business folks living and working as green as they can. Check the calendar for their high caliber guest speakers. You’ll love the incredible selection of ...

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, November 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF

Cookies and Comedy is a top notch comedy show highlighted by comics who in addition to having great material also have stage personas with a lot of flavor. This flavor is celebrated by bringing in some oven baked cookies for free. The show takes place at ...

“Bollywood Kitchen” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Tuesday, November 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Indian cuisine and Indian cinema (known as Bollywood) share much in common – bold colors and flavors with plenty of drama. Let Sri Rao be your guide. As one of the only Americans working in Bollywood, Sri is an expert on Indian musical films, and ...

Wednesday, November 15

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, November 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza

Wondering how to prepare the beautiful produce that our local farmers are growing and selling at the Farmers Market? Come check out a live demonstration of how to sauté a featured vegetable at the Heart of the City Farmers Market with Biblio Bistro, the Library’s mobile ...

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, November 15 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found
East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland

East Bay Green Drinks, started in 2000, and is a monthly community and networking event for people involved in sustainable business, environmental and social causes, local and organic food, green architecture and design, media, communications, education, construction, clean energy and more. Free, but RSVP is ...

SF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Haight
Wednesday, November 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Standard Deviant Brewing
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Haight

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 6pm typically featuring special release ...

“Istanbul & Beyond” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Wednesday, November 15 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Standing at the crossroads between the Mediterranean, the Middle East, and Asia, Turkey boasts astonishingly rich and diverse culinary traditions. Journalist Robyn Eckhardt and her husband, photographer David Hagerman, have spent almost twenty years discovering the country’s very best dishes. Now they take readers on ...

Thursday, November 16

Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...