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Wednesday, January 18

2017 San Francisco Restaurant Week | Opening Day
2017 San Francisco Restaurant Week | Opening 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 ...

SF’s Beer Shuttle: Free Brewery Bus Crawl | SoMa
Wednesday, January 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| ThirstyBear Organic Brewery
SF's Beer Shuttle: Free Brewery Bus Crawl | SoMa

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 ...

The 2017 San Francisco Volunteer Fair | Tenderloin
Wednesday, January 18 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin Museum
The 2017 San Francisco Volunteer Fair | Tenderloin
Find the perfect match at the 2017 Volunteer Fair at the Tenderloin Museum. On Wednesday January 18, 2017, potential volunteers (that’s you) can learn about nonprofit service organizations in the community. A 6:30 pm reception will be followed by brief presentations from a selection of local service ...
Harvey Milk Plaza Redesign Meeting | Castro
Wednesday, January 18 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eureka Valley Recreation Center
Harvey Milk Plaza Redesign Meeting | Castro

Join the Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza, SFMTA | San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, and AIA San Francisco – AIASF at this community meeting in the Castro to discuss the redevelopment and revisioning of the plaza named for civil rights icon Harvey Milk. 2017 Meetings ...

Funcheap’s Free Comedy Night w/ Hella Funny | Cobb’s Comedy Club
Funcheap’s Free Comedy Night w/ Hella Funny | Cobb’s Comedy Club

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome two nights of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. We’ve handpicked some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you whose credits include SF Sketchfest, NBC, Hollywood Laugh Factory and more. Funcheap’s Free ...

Thursday, January 19

Opening Day of Berkeley Restaurant Week 2017 | January 19-29
Opening Day of Berkeley Restaurant Week 2017 | January 19-29

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: First Day | East Bay
2017 Oakland Restaurant Week: First 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 ...

Intelligentsia Grand Opening Party & Intimate Coffee Tasting | SF
Thursday, January 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Intelligentsia Coffee San Francisco
Intelligentsia Grand Opening Party & Intimate Coffee Tasting | SF

Join Intelligentsia for the grand opening of their new Training Lab; celebrate at an intimate coffee tasting and talk session with Vice President Geoff Watts, and Director of Sourcing & Sustainability Michael Sheridan. Food and beverages, and of course, amazing coffee will be provided. Daytime ...

Dinner & Lecture: How Cancer Crosses the Color Line | SF
Thursday, January 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UCSF Toland Hall
Dinner & Lecture: How Cancer Crosses the Color Line | SF
Please join Dr. Catherine Lucey for this special lecture by Professor of History and Public Affairs, Keith Wailoo, from Princeton University, on January 19, at 5pm in Toland Hall Auditorium. The lecture examines the complex history of race and cancer in America, and uses this history ...
NY Times Bestselling Author Dan Ariely In Conversation | SF
Thursday, January 19 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center
NY Times Bestselling Author Dan Ariely In Conversation | SF
Join them for an in-depth conversation led by three-time New York Times bestselling author Dan Ariely on his new book Payoff: The Hidden Logic that Shapes our Motivation . Motivation is something everyone needs and something people are all responsible for inspiring in others–especially true of founders. But to what extent do you understand it? Three-time ...
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Thursday, January 19 – 5:45 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
RADAR Productions Presents: January Queer Reading Series at the San Francisco Library. The authors for this month are: Gabrielle Glancy – Winner of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, finalist for Yale Younger Poets, The Colorado Prize and The Academy of American Poets Walt ...
Sketchfest NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, January 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Sketchfest NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Laugh your face off as SF Sketchfest takes over the Academy for a knee-slapping night of creatures, cocktails, and comedy, part of the annual SF Sketchfest Comedy Festival. Taking over the Forum for some live riffing are twisted “Mystery Science Theater 3000” scientists Frank Beaulieu and ...
“America’s Wine: Legacy of Prohibition” Film Screening | SF
Thursday, January 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | California Historical Society
Join CHS for a fun and engaging night that includes a screening of the abridged version of the award-winning film America’s Wine: The Legacy of Prohibition. Pose your questions to filmmaker Carla De Luca Worfolk and sip wine while you enjoy learning about the rich history ...
Win Tix: SF Sketchfest NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, January 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | California Academy of Sciences
Enjoy music, creatures, and cocktails as you set out with friends on a journey to the stars and the depths of the sea at California Academy of Science’s “Nightlife.” > Get Tickets – $15 – 21+ Laugh your face off as SF Sketchfest takes over the Academy ...
Intelligentsia Grand Opening Party & Intimate Coffee Tasting | SF
Thursday, January 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Intelligentsia Coffee San Francisco
Intelligentsia Grand Opening Party & Intimate Coffee Tasting | SF

Join Intelligentsia for the grand opening of their new Training Lab; celebrate at an intimate coffee tasting and talk session with Vice President Geoff Watts, and Director of Sourcing & Sustainability Michael Sheridan. Food and beverages, and of course, amazing coffee will be provided. Daytime ...

Cultivating A Deeper Understanding of the 2016 Presidential Election | Pleasant Hill
Thursday, January 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John F. Kennedy University
Cultivating A Deeper Understanding of the 2016 Presidential Election | Pleasant Hill
Join them for a dynamic discussion between two visionary leaders, Terry Patten and Dr. Vernice Solimar, as they discuss the cultural dynamics of the 2016 Presidential election and its impact. They will be examining the election using the lens of Spiral Dynamics and Integral Theory. This framework ...
Trump Gets Inaugurated: Poetry & Open Mic | Oakland
Thursday, January 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $3*
*The original price is $5 but mention Funcheap and you get $2 off.
| B4BEL4B Gallery
Trump Gets Inaugurated: Poetry & Open Mic | Oakland
Join them for a night of poetic trouble making on the eve of the Trump regime. Join them for a night of sparkling literary madness against the machine. Because h*ll no, they won’t go – or lie low – or take it slow. 7:00pm – Doors 7:30pm – performances 8:30pm – Open Mic with a ...
Exploratorium After Dark: Cinema Arts & Mechanical Melodies | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Cinema Arts & Mechanical Melodies | Pier 15
The Musical Art Quintet accompanies a program of silent films from the early days of cinema in this program co-presented by the San Francisco Silent Film Festival. The films feature mechanical wonders and inspired inventions, evoking the whimsy and wonder of our temporary exhibition Curious ...
Funcheap’s Free Comedy Night w/ Hella Funny | Cobb’s Comedy Club
Funcheap’s Free Comedy Night w/ Hella Funny | Cobb’s Comedy Club

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome two nights of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. We’ve handpicked some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you whose credits include SF Sketchfest, NBC, Hollywood Laugh Factory and more. Funcheap’s Free ...

Prince, Bowie & Princess Leia: “The Monster Show” Drag Spectacular | Castro
Thursday, January 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Edge
Prince, Bowie & Princess Leia:
The Monster Show presents 2016 in Memomorium, like the Oscars in memoriam reel, but live on-stage with drag queens. Join your hosts Sugah Betes for a night remembering our famous friends with love, respect and complete irreverence. It’s a secret as to who they’ll pay tribute ...

Friday, January 20

General Strike Against Trump | Oakland
Friday, January 20 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building
General Strike Against Trump | Oakland
The election of Donald Trump is dangerous for all working people, especially immigrants, people of color, women, and LGBTQI people. A Trump administration, coupled with Republican control of the House and Senate, raises the very real possibility of: National “Right-to-Work” and other anti-union legislation, repeal of overtime ...
Bay Area Resist Trump Morning March & Rally | Justin Herman Plaza
Friday, January 20 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
Bay Area Resist Trump Morning March & Rally | Justin Herman Plaza
On January 20th, Donald Trump’s inauguration begins a presidential term marked by outright xenophobia, bigotry, sexism, corporate giveaways and hate-fueled policies. Americans must reclaim the democracy, and show the nation how the Bay Area stands together to defend the communities and fight for justice. On this historic day, ...
A Day of Art & Resistance for the Community | SF
Friday, January 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Wicked Grounds
A Day of Art & Resistance for the Community | SF
Wicked Grounds stands alongside activists calling for a national strike on Inauguration Day Friday, January 20th. However, they want to ensure that those in the community who need it most will continue to have a safe space every day of the year. Being them, they’re doing both. On ...
“Bridge Together Golden Gate” Inauguration Day Peace Demonstration | Golden Gate Bridge
Friday, January 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Golden Gate Bridge
On January 20, 2017 (Inauguration Day), from 10 am to noon, Bridge Together Golden Gate is hoping to form the first human chain across the entire Golden Gate Bridge (and beyond), as a collaborative, grassroots, community-based demonstration and performance art piece. Free, but an RSVP is required. They need an ...
“Pier 39 is 39” Anniversary Kick-Off Celebration
Friday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Pier 39 is turning 39 and they’re celebrating with a bang. Beginning in January 2017, join in 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 ...

Sea Lion 27th Anniversary Walking Tours: Opening Day | Pier 39
Friday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Sea Lion 27th Anniversary Walking Tours: Opening 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. The boisterous barking pinnipeds began arriving in droves shortly after the Loma Prieta ...

Inauguration Day P*ssy March | SF
Friday, January 20 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Market St (Embarcadero to 5th St)
Inauguration Day P*ssy March | SF
Obama’s service ends at Noon on Jan 20th. The organizer is going to take a walk up Market street to commemorate this, as a thank you for his service. As a silent protest, the organizer will be wearing a p*ssy protector.
Revolutions Series: DJ Cryin’ Wand Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Friday, January 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Revolutions Series: DJ Cryin' Wand Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Amoeba SF’s “Revolutions Dj” series presents Dj Cryin’ Wand on Friday, January 20th. He’ll take the stage at 5pm and work you into a frenzy, guaranteed. What better way to forget inauguration?
San Francisco Inauguration Day Trump Protest | UN Plaza
Friday, January 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
San Francisco Inauguration Day Trump Protest | UN Plaza
Sign up to volunteer. Become an organizer in the fightback movement against Trump. Join and be part of the the movement as progressive people from all over the country descend on Washington, D.C. on January 20, 2017, to stage a massive demonstration along Pennsylvania Avenue on ...
Eat Chinatown: Photo Exhibit Featuring Classic Chinatown Restaurants | SF
Friday, January 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 41 Ross
Eat Chinatown: Photo Exhibit Featuring Classic Chinatown Restaurants | SF
Eat Chinatown is a photo exhibit at 41 Ross that commemorates classic Chinatown restaurants, diners and bakeries that have been operating for at least 40 years. Photographer Andria Lo and writer Valerie Luu (founders of Chinatown Pretty, a street-style blog that documents Chinatown seniors) profiled four ...