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Friday, November 17

20th Anniv. Bash: Electronic Soul Concert Ibeyi | Amoeba SF
Friday, November 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
20th Anniv. Bash: Electronic Soul Concert Ibeyi | Amoeba SF

Amoeba SF turns 20 this November. To celebrate this Platinum Anniversary, they’re throwing a two-day party complete with live musical performances, DJs, flash sales, prizes, arts and crafts, a photo booth, Amoeba’s Platinum Drag Show, and more on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18. ...

2017 Winter Fireworks & Free “Disney on Ice” Show | SF
Friday, November 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
2017 Winter Fireworks & Free
Kickstart the holiday season with awesome winter fireworks and enjoy a special free Disney on Ice performance on the outdoor ice rink in Justin Herman Plaza. After the performance, be sure to stick around for Embarcadero Center’s 31st Annual Building Lighting Ceremony when more than 17,000 lights illuminate the ...

4 Hours of Free Holiday Parking | Embarcadero Center
4 Hours of Free Holiday Parking | Embarcadero Center

During the holidays, park for free at Embarcadero Center, when you shop or dine at any Embarcadero Center shop or restaurant, or skate at the Holiday Ice Rink, and receive free parking. Embarcadero Center is offering free parking for up to four hours for shoppers and ...

Outdoor Dance Theater & Improv Performance at Land’s End | SF
Friday, November 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are greatly appreciated
| Sutro Baths
Outdoor Dance Theater & Improv Performance at Land's End | SF
Opal Street Dance Improvisation Theater presents a live performance at Land’s End. Musicians, dancers and artists will gather to transport audiences into their imaginations and perhaps join in the dance. The performance takes place Ocean Beach, near CliffHouse, meet in the parking lot of Sutro Baths
2017 Macy’s Holiday Windows Unveiling | Union Square
Friday, November 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
2017 Macy's Holiday Windows Unveiling | Union Square
Join in for one of San Francisco’s most beloved holiday traditions: the magical San Francisco SPCA Holiday Windows at Macy’s Union Square. Macy’s will unveil their holiday windows featuring adorable, adoptable pups and kittens of the SF SPCA Join Macy’s and special guest host Top Chef: ...
2017 Holidays on Fourth Street: Twinkling Lights, Jazz & Free Cocoa | Berkeley
Friday, November 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fourth Street (Berkeley)
2017 Holidays on Fourth Street: Twinkling Lights, Jazz & Free Cocoa  | Berkeley
To celebrate the official start of the season, stroll down Berkeley’s 4th Street shopping district at dusk on Friday, November 17, 2017 and enjoy free hot cocoa, tea, coffee or cider at Artis Coffee, Teance and Peet’s. Plus, enjoy live jazz from PJay Smik Smak & the ...
2017 Opera House Tree Lighting & Holiday Market | Bayview
Friday, November 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, and an RSVP is appreciated.
| Bayview Opera House
2017 Opera House Tree Lighting & Holiday Market | Bayview
Come out to Bayview Opera House’s annual Community Tree Lighting event featuring music, holiday cheer, arts and crafts activities, s’mores roasting, local food and craft vendors, and the ceremonial lighting of the Bayview community tree. Free, and an RSVP is appreciated. They will be showcasing local performers ...
LenitivLabs Medical Cannabis Line Launch with Montel Williams | SF
Friday, November 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Harvest on Geary
LenitivLabs Medical Cannabis Line Launch with Montel Williams | SF
Come relax in Harvest’s Lounge and sample Montel’s products. Aside from the great awakening, you will also get free dabs and free edible smoothie shots.
SF Urban Film Fest: Connecting Civil Rights to Place | SF
Friday, November 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| SPUR
SF Urban Film Fest: Connecting Civil Rights to Place | SF

The SF Urban Film Fest (SFUFF) is a unique film festival that focuses on cities and civic engagement inspired by great storytelling. The festival believes compelling stories can help shape urbanist ideas, practice, and project implementation. SFUFF is organized by urban planners and screens films ...

SF’s Filipino Night Market Festival: November 2017 | SoMa
Friday, November 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required for entry before 8pm. Donations accepted.
| The Historic San Francisco Mint
SF's Filipino Night Market Festival: November 2017 | SoMa
Inspired by the vibrant night markets of Asia, Undiscovered SF is a free monthly Music+Art+Food Festival and curated collection of emerging artists and merchants that celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the SOMA Pilipinas district located in the heart of San Francisco’s innovative South Of ...
“Yoga Joe” Bad Ass Comic Book Superhero Launch Party | SF
Classic green army men figures, doing yoga… that’s the inspiration for the new yoga comic book, called “Yoga Joe, Issue #1.” Featuring a badass yoga superhero, who has to defend a Monastery, called “The Namastery,” from a heartless corporate army of mechanized soldiers. The first 100 people to show up get a ...
Art Warehouse Party: Goats, Music, Fashion, Drinks, Tacos & Fire Benefit | SF
Art Warehouse Party: Goats, Music, Fashion, Drinks, Tacos & Fire Benefit | SF
Join in as a vacant retail storefront on Folsom Street is transformed into a community space to raise money for Santa Rosa and Northern California residents displaced by fires. The event is free, but donations are encouraged. All drink and art proceeds benefit Northern California fire victims. Art ...
Tarot Pop-Up Free Readings & Sangria | SF
Tarot Pop-Up Free Readings & Sangria | SF
Join them at Avenues Dry Goods for an unconventional “Meet the Maker” event with Patrick Kelly, Founder and Perfumer of SIGIL SCENT. Quaff some autumnal sangria (they have a special recipe) and enjoy locally-made snacks as Patrick offers single card Tarot draws and a corresponding ...
2017 “Big Game” Bonfire Rally | UC Berkeley
Friday, November 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Greek Theatre
2017
Join in the revelry in the Hearst Greek Theatre on the eve of Big Game for the most stunning display of the spirit. Enjoyed by thousands of students and alumni alike, this massive bonfire is a key component in firing up fellow Californians before the Big ...
Under the Stars: An Outdoor Evening of Art | Sausalito
Friday, November 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Headlands Center for the Arts
Under the Stars: An Outdoor Evening of Art | Sausalito
Help them close out the year by cozying up in The Commons-Headlands’ brand new, artist-designed outdoor gathering space for a night of live music, storytelling, and cinema featuring short films made and selected by current and past Artists in Residence. Wear warm layers, bring some blankets, ...
San Jose Bike Party: The Jerseys Ride
Friday, November 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party: The Jerseys Ride

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Chillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley
Friday, November 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Savvy Rest Natural Bedroom
Chillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley
2nd year anniversary edition line-up: Joey Avery Emily Epstein-White Vincent Chuang David Nymair Juan Medina Valerie Vernale Headliner: Chad opitz
Winter Onesie Party in the Castro | The Lookout
Friday, November 17 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*There is a $5 suggested donation at the door.
| The Lookout
Winter Onesie Party in the Castro | The Lookout
The Lookout’s infamous onesie party returns on Friday, November 17th. Don your finest onesie and join the festivities to raise money for Planned Parenthood. Special guest DJ Casey Alva spins from 9pm-2am. There is a $5 Suggested donation at the door benefits Planned Parenthood.
Jägermeister Blaskapelle’s San Francisco Musical Bar Crawl | Nov 17
Friday, November 17 – 9:45 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Jägermeister Blaskapelle's San Francisco Musical Bar Crawl | Nov 17

Introduced in 2017, the Jägermeister Blaskapelle is the spirits industry’s only fully owned musical group. This week only, the band will invade San Francisco and lead spontaneous, musical bar crawls through different neighborhoods. Definitely a performance you won’t want to miss Jägermeister Blaskapelle November 16-18, ...

“Sexitude” Shameless ’80s Spandex Dance Party | Oasis
Friday, November 17 – 10:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Oasis
Sexitude PM – a shameless dance party hosted by D’Arcy Drollinger. DJ Homebrew on the decks.. And your hosts Beff Leopard, Linty and Lol McFiercen. 80’s workout attire, animal print, spandex & leg warmers…crop tops, tube socks & cut-offs…glitter…all encouraged. Werk a look. Bust a ...
Leonids Meteor Shower | 2017
Friday, November 17 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Leonids Meteor Shower | 2017
The Leonids is an average shower, producing an average of up to 15 meteors per hour at its peak. Fortunately, in 2017, there is no moon to light up the peak night of the Leonid shower. In 2017, the Leonids are expected to fall most abundantly ...

Saturday, November 18

2017 “Earlier Than The Bird” Stay-In-Your-PJs Shopping Day | Livermore
Saturday, November 18 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Livermore
2017
Jump out of bed and grab your shopping posse to get a head start on your gift list at the Annual Earlier Than The Bird shopping day in downtown Livermore starting at 7 am on Saturday, November 18,2017. Keep your PJs on because pajamas are encouraged as shopping ...
Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square | SF
Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square | SF
Please note that the tickets for 11/18 are already sold out.
District 9 Community Fall Leaf Clean Up & Free Lunch | SF
Saturday, November 18 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*An RSVP is greatly encouraged.
| John O'Connell High School
District 9 Community Fall Leaf Clean Up & Free Lunch | SF
Community Clean Team is San Francisco Public Works’ longest-running and largest volunteer program that keeps San Francisco beautiful through landscaping and gardening projects, graffiti removal and litter cleanup in the neighborhoods. Community Clean Team, in partnership with the Giant Sweep anti-litter campaign, needs your help ...
BCBG Holiday Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF
BCBG Holiday Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF
Join the BCBG Holiday Warehouse Sale Extravaganza with over 2,000 dresses, tops, denim, leather jackets and more or find fabulous cocktail dresses for the Holidays – with sizes 0-12, all up to 70% off (additional 10% if you pay cash).  Labels include BCBG, Herve Leger and more. Please note this event is Saturday, not ...
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting with Bronwen Percival | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, November 18 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting with Bronwen Percival | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Bronwen Percival is the cheese buyer for Neal’s Yard Dairy in London. In addition to working with cheesemakers and the company’s maturation team to select and optimize ...
Amoeba SF’s 20th Anniversary: All Day Celebration | Haight St.
Saturday, November 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Amoeba SF's 20th Anniversary: All Day Celebration | Haight St.

Amoeba SF turns 20 this November. To celebrate this Platinum Anniversary, they’re throwing a two-day party complete with live musical performances, DJs, flash sales, prizes, arts and crafts, a photo booth, Amoeba’s Platinum Drag Show, and more on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18. ...

Volunteer at 2017 Macy’s Holiday Windows & Pet Adoptions | Union Square
Saturday, November 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Volunteer at 2017 Macy's Holiday Windows & Pet Adoptions | Union Square
Volunteer with the SPCA to help spread the holiday cheer at Macy’s Holiday Windows by greeting the public, collecting donations, and directing visitors to the SF SPCA pop-up adoption center inside Macy’s. Sign up online to volunteer at Holiday Windows. Please note that many shifts are already ...
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting with Don Bugito | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, November 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting with Don Bugito | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Monica Martinez, an artist and designer who immigrated to the US from Mexico City, is one of La Cocina’s current entrepreneurs. Inspired by pre-Hispanic Mexican cuisine, she ...
Pizza Party: Tattoos, Free Pizza & Discounted Piercings | Oakland
Pizza Party: Tattoos, Free Pizza & Discounted Piercings | Oakland
Ever wanted to get a tattoo or a piercing but haven’t had the guts or time to do it? Well here’s a little motivation for you. Painted Hand Tattoo is hosting it’s Pizza Party this November 18th, Saturday. They will be giving away free pizza after ...