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Saturday, January 28

Oakland A’s FanFest 2017 | Oakland
Saturday, January 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Oakland A's FanFest 2017 | Oakland
Save the date. The Oakland A’s will host the annual FanFest, presented by CSN California, on Saturday, January 28 from 11 am to 2 pm at Jack London Square. A’s FanFest 2017 Saturday, January 28, 2017 | 11 am to 2 pm Jack London Square, Broadway, Oakland FREE for all ...
Free Lunar New Year Celebration: Art-making & Lion Dance | San Jose Museum of Art
Saturday, January 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but reservations are highly recommended.
| San Jose Museum of Art
Free Lunar New Year Celebration: Art-making & Lion Dance | San Jose Museum of Art
Enjoy free admission to the San Jose Museum of Art and celebrate the Lunar New Year all day from 11 am to 5 pm on January 28, 2017. Welcome the Year of the Rooster with interactive art-making activities and live performances. Free, but reservations are highly recommended. This contemporary celebration honors ...

Free Zoo Admission for Roosters: Chinese New Year Celebration & Dance Performances | SF Zoo
Free Zoo Admission for Roosters: Chinese New Year Celebration & Dance Performances | SF Zoo
Get into the San Francisco Zoo for free if you were born in the Year of the Rooster (1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017) will receive free Zoo admission on that day to enjoy a day of Chinese New Year performances and activities at the ...
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 ...

Combat Paper & Crochet Jam | SFAC Galleries
Saturday, January 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | War Memorial Veterans Building
Combat Paper & Crochet Jam | SFAC Galleries
The SFAC brings together two renowned workshops into two interactive afternoonsl where participants will creatively transform donated military uniforms into handmade art objects. Learn to make paper from uniforms: dry process in Part 1 and wet process in Part 2. Also, learn a single-stitch technique that will ...
Part 1: Crochet Jam & Military Uniform Recycling | SFAC Workshop
Saturday, January 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Arts Commission Community Room
Part 1: Crochet Jam & Military Uniform Recycling | SFAC Workshop

The San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries (SFAC Galleries) has organized a series of public programs in conversation with its current exhibition, Not Alone: Exploring Bonds Between and With Members of the Armed Forces. All events are free and open to the public. The exhibition features ...

All Out 2017: REI’s Day of 30+ Free Awesome Outdoor Classes | Bay Area
Saturday, January 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| San Francisco Bay Area
All Out 2017: REI's Day of 30+ Free Awesome Outdoor Classes | Bay Area
To kick off a year dedicated to getting outside every day, beginning on Saturday, January 28, 2017 REI is offering hundreds of free outdoor events and REI Outdoor School classes. With more than 30 events in the Bay Area (and 350+ total events planned across ...
Magnificent Magnolia Bloom Tour | SF Botanical Garden
Magnificent Magnolia Bloom Tour | SF Botanical Garden

One of San Francisco’s most breathtaking natural marvels, the annual bloom of nearly 100 rare and historic magnolias with trees reaching 80 feet, is at its peak from mid-January through March at the SF Botanical Garden. Velvety silver buds on the often bare branches of these elegant trees, ...

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 ...
Parade Second Line Honoring Obama & Potluck Picnic | Berkeley
Saturday, January 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fellini's
Parade Second Line Honoring Obama & Potluck Picnic | Berkeley
Come celebrate 8 years of Obama with a New Orleans-inspired parade led by a Brass Band and a Second Line. Bring your decked out umbrellas and handkerchiefs to wave around as they play and dance down the street then have a potluck picnic at Strawberry Park. Feel free to Dress ...
“Barrel Proof Comedy Podcast”: Whiskey & Jokes | SF Sketchfest
Saturday, January 28 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| PianoFight
Sonoma County comedians Steve Ausburne and Casey Williams taste a different whiskey each episode. Spend an hour with them at the PianoFight Bar as they drink the whiskey, discuss the whiskey, drift into 20 year old pop culture references and icons, drink more whiskey, talk ...
Win Tix: Grateful Bluegrass Boys | Slim’s
Saturday, January 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Slim's
We know you’ve probably been to every last tribute band to pass through San Francisco. You’ve seen so many take beloved hits and try to match the style and passion of the original band. Boring! You need to experience a Grateful Bluegrass Boys show. > Get Tickets ...

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 ...

Clean Up At The ADG Clothing Swap | SF
Clean Up At The ADG Clothing Swap | SF
Want to start 2017 out with a clean closet, pick up some cool new clothing for exactly $0.00, make some friends, eat some snacks, and benefit a good cause? Of course you do. On Sunday ADG is hosting its first ever-clothing swap. Here’s the plan: Bring your ...
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 ...

“Sup Doc” Live Comedy Podcast | SF Sketchfest
Sunday, January 29 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must register for a ticket
| PianoFight
Comedians Paco Romane and George Chen love watching documentaries. They also love interviewing interesting people with strong opinions about their favorite docs. The idea behind this documentary podcast started when Paco sat down to watch all of the PBS 100 best documentaries. Every morning he’d watch ...

Monday, January 30

20-Foot Tall Bamboo Lanterns Light Up SF | Civic Center Plaza
Monday, January 30 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
20-Foot Tall Bamboo Lanterns Light Up SF | Civic Center Plaza

First it was massive glow-in-the-dark bunnies… now it’s giant LED bamboo lanterns. From January to March six large-scale illuminated sculptures by Hong Kong artist Freeman Lau will be on display as a temporary art installation in San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza. The 20-foot tall series of sculptures by Hong ...

Stargazing Party: View Mars, Venus & The Deep Space | South SF
Monday, January 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Stargazing Party: View Mars, Venus & The Deep Space | South SF
Come and join a stargazing party with the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers. It’s a starry starry night for everyone. Explore the winter night sky with the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers.  Three telescopes will be available to view Mars, Venus, the Moon and deep space.
Ubuntu Theater Project: Waiting for Godot | Oakland
Monday, January 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay-what-you-can tickets at the door.
| Brooklyn Preserve
Ubuntu Theater Project: Waiting for Godot | Oakland

Entering the aftermath of the horrific World War II only to be faced with a potentially apocalyptic Cold War in full force, Samuel Beckett captured the pervasive existential crisis felt across the globe in the allegory of two bedraggled companions forever waiting for a stranger ...

Tuesday, January 31

Get Big Things Done in 2017 with “Connectional Intelligence” | General Assembly
Tuesday, January 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| General Assembly (Bush Street)
Get Big Things Done in 2017 with
We typically associate success and leadership with smarts, passion and luck. But in today’s hyper-competitive world, even those gifts aren’t enough. Strategist Erica Dhawan argues that the game changer is a thoroughly modern skill called Connectional Intelligence (CxQ). So, what is it? Connectional Intelligence is the ...
The Startup Bike Meetup: Omni | SF
Tuesday, January 31 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Creek Park
The Startup Bike Meetup: Omni | SF
After a mini-hiatus, Startup Bike Meetup is back and will be visiting Omni, a local start-up specializing on storing, cataloging, sharing, and accessing your stuff. Omni is a new way to own and access the personal belongings you don’t need every day – like a concierge ...
New Year, New Career: Tips for Job Hunting in 2017 | General Assembly
Tuesday, January 31 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| General Assembly (Bush Street)
New Year, New Career: Tips for Job Hunting in 2017 | General Assembly
Looking for the next step in your career but unsure and overwhelmed by where to start? Learn what really works when it comes to landing your dream job. GA SF is teaming up with experts from Premier Staffing to share the good, the bad, and the ...

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 ...
Paranormal Look at the Meek Mansion & McConaghy House | Hayward
Wednesday, February 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hayward Public Library (Main Library)
Paranormal Look at the Meek Mansion & McConaghy House | Hayward
Are they haunted? This is a question frequently asked by young and old alike at the Meek Mansion and McConaghy House. Join them for a look at the history of these two locations, an introduction to the basics of paranormal investigating (a.k.a. ghost hunting), and examples ...
“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF
Wednesday, February 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kozy Kar Bar

Produced by three of San Francisco’s favorite comedians: Zack Chapaloni, Joe Gorman and Joey Avery;  Kozy Kar presents The Dirty Show. This standup comedy show features a wide variety of all types of humor, combining local and television talent at 8 pm every first Wednesday at ...