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Sunday, January 21

The Great Mac ‘n Cheese Melt-Off
Sunday, January 21 – 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, ...

Sea Lion 28th Anniversary Walking Tours: Final Day | Pier 39
Sunday, January 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Sea Lion 28th Anniversary Walking Tours: Final Day | 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 ...

Corazon de Vida Heart to Heart: Salsa Dance, Raffle & Fundraising | Oakland
Corazon de Vida Heart to Heart: Salsa Dance, Raffle & Fundraising | Oakland
Submitted by the Event Organizer Come out to support a wonderful cause – Corazon de Vida is throwing their first NorCal fundraising event. There will be salsa dancing, a DJ, bocce ball, an awesome raffle & auction, delicious drinks, and a free bottle of wine for ...

Tuesday, January 23

Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game: 8th Year Anniversary | SF
Tuesday, January 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
| Powell & Post
Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game: 8th Year Anniversary | SF
Jericho Urban Spy Game has been going on for eight years. They’ve decided to commemorate this event with another awesome game. They’d like to celebrate their 8th anniversary of spy game-foolery and they’d love for you to come. Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
No Sports Trivia: Food Truck Pubquiz | SF
Tuesday, January 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Trivia is free to play. Funcheap Readers get a free bonus prize! Just let the hosts know
| Barebottle Brewing Company
No Sports Trivia: Food Truck Pubquiz | SF
Play No Sports Trivia at Bare Bottle Brewing Company on Tuesday nights in 2018. Come out to Bare Bottle on Tuesday, January 23rd for Food Truck Trivia. Grab a taco from San Pancho’s tacos conveniently located right outside to fuel you through five rounds of brain ...
Haight Street Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, January 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Haight Street Comedy Night | SF

Haight Street Comedy Night is an evening of jokes and booze located in the historic Haight Ashbury that takes place on the fourth Tuesday of every month at Milk Bar. This free show features comedians and entertainers that have been seen on Comedy Central, Funny or ...

Thursday, January 25

Product Hunt 4th Annual Community Meetup: Open Bar & Free Flowing Coffee | SF
Thursday, January 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 540 Howard St.
Product Hunt 4th Annual Community Meetup: Open Bar & Free Flowing Coffee | SF
Last year, the Product Hunt community hosted over 150 meetups around the world, from India to Montreal. Today, they’re inviting you to their 4th annual Product Hunt community meetup in San Francisco. Here’s what to look forward to: Open bar (two drink max — be responsible) GIF-powered photo ...
Boob Tube: Sailor Moon Nite & Drag Show | SF
Thursday, January 25 – 10:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Sliding scale donation of $5-$10.
| The Stud Bar
Boob Tube: Sailor Moon Nite & Drag Show | SF
Watch out San Francisco, there’s a new party in town. Join us for the season premiere of Boob Tube, a pop culture party and drag show at The Stud. They’re kicking things off with a tribute to Sailor Moon Come watch their favorite clips from ...

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 ...

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 ...
2018 Australia Day Block Party: Free Fairy Bread, Games & Aussie Top 100 | SF
Friday, January 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but a Facebook RSVP is required.
| Score Bar
2018 Australia Day Block Party: Free Fairy Bread, Games & 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. They’ll be picking up groups of Australians that are currently traveling in ...
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, January 26 – 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 27

IKEA Weekend: Make Room For Organization | Emeryville
Saturday, January 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | IKEA Emeryville
IKEA Weekend: Make Room For Organization | Emeryville

January 27 & January 28, join them at IKEA Emeryville for a weekend of exciting offers, workshops and giveaways, all designed to help you get organized, stress less and get more from the spaces you love. There will be a scavenger hunt with prizes as ...

Community Open House: Hunters Point Shipyard Master Plan Update | SF
Saturday, January 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Bayview Opera House
Community Open House: Hunters Point Shipyard Master Plan Update | SF
Want to know the latest on what’s planned for the SF Shipyard? The Updated Master Plan celebrates the SF Shipyard’s history and waterfront. Come see the latest plans at this free event and learn about the updated proposal for development, parks, and transportation. Members of the ...
Return of Disco Down Dolores: Open Skate Session | SF
Saturday, January 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
Return of Disco Down Dolores: Open Skate Session | SF
Join the first official Disco Down Dolores Saturday skate. Back by popular demand, the pavement is perfect to roll on and the weather is even better. Join this dance skate jam or come and hang out. They coordinated with their roller hockey and bike polo friends ...

Sunday, January 28

IKEA Weekend: Make Room For Organization | Emeryville
Sunday, January 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | IKEA Emeryville
IKEA Weekend: Make Room For Organization | Emeryville

January 27 & January 28, join them at IKEA Emeryville for a weekend of exciting offers, workshops and giveaways, all designed to help you get organized, stress less and get more from the spaces you love. There will be a scavenger hunt with prizes as ...

Overwatch 6v6 Tournament | SF
Sunday, January 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | RazerStore
Overwatch 6v6 Tournament | SF
Overwatch is making its return to RazerStore SF. In collaboration with Tournament Of Kings, they will be hosting an Overwatch 6v6 tournament on January 28th. This will be a single elimination tournament. Prizes, and some food will be provided.
Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, January 28 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room
Coin-Op's

Coin-Op is an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a two-story bar and game room with 40+ pinball and video games, a secret speakeasy (hidden behind a “busted” video game). On the last Sunday of every ...

Monday, January 29

Family Adopt-A-Grandparent Night | San Carlos
Monday, January 29 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Carlos Elms
Family Adopt-A-Grandparent Night | San Carlos
Calling all Middle School kids. Come down with your family and spend an evening with the residents of The Elms. Many fun activities including making Valentines cards for veterans, reading or playing games with the residents, and helping the residents use their iPADs. Feel free to ...
Family Cooking School | San Carlos
Monday, January 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Carlos Youth Center
Family Cooking School | San Carlos
Come learn to prepare food. Parents and children will learn to create three wonderful food items. Reservations required. Recommended ages 3-7.

Tuesday, January 30

“History of Frisco” Trivia | SF
San Francisco was named on January 30th, 1847, so you’ll be quizzed on the gold rush, famous SF icons, San Francisco lore, and all sorts of delightful weirdness. Teams of 1-6 players will compete for free drinks and weird prizes. Build a team of your own ...

Wednesday, January 31

Aero Adventure Challenge | San Carlos
Wednesday, January 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hiller Aviation Museum
Aero Adventure Challenge | San Carlos
Launch an adventure in flight at the Hiller Aviation Museum. Explore the magic of flight at the Hiller Aviation Museum. Discover how aircraft fly with a collection of some 50 historic aircraft. Take on the wind tunnel challenge in the Invention Lab, see robotic flight in ...

Thursday, February 1

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, February 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr ...

Friday, February 2

The “Unofficial Department of Handshakes” Final Day | SF City Hall
Friday, February 2 – 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 ...

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, February 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen

This is your monthly chance  to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. Your favorite chefs in the kitchen, and you can walk through and taste their favorite new recipes. Plus there’s beer. What could be better? The monthly Batch Made Market highlights ...

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, February 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held ...

15th Annual Big Lebowski Party | SF
Friday, February 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $18 | Victoria Theatre
15th Annual Big Lebowski Party | SF
The 2018 Big Lebowski Party takes place this year at the Victoria Theater with a live, on-stage show featuring a shadow cast while the film plays on screen. 15th Annual Big Lebowski Party Friday, February 2, 2018 | 8 pm Victoria Theater, 2961 16th St, San Francisco $18 adv / $20 ...
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, February 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday

Oakland Critical Mass is a monthly group bike ride that takes place every first Friday of the month, which starts at 8 pm at the BikeLink bike lockers at 14th and Broadway, and ends at 23rd and Telegraph where Oakland Art Murmur is underway. Critical Mass is argued ...

Saturday, February 3

Win Tix: “Escape from AT&T Park” Escape Game | SF
Saturday, February 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*$38 for advanced tickets only. Tickets required to enter.
| AT&T Park
Real Escape Game is a live, puzzle-oriented entertainment event. Unlike the Real Escape Rooms, in Escape from AT&T Park, there is no team limit, feel free to team up with other players. You have 60 minutes to scour the ballpark for clues, solve the puzzles ...
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
Saturday, February 3 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Layover
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland

It’s a storytelling event where the point is to meet each other. At this one-of-a-kind, participatory event, you’ll have a chance to meet cool people as well as listen to real-life stories without notes or scripts. Tell your friends, bring a girlfriend or a wingman, ...