Saturday, January 27, 2018

Awesöme Orchestra Collective: Open Session 55 | Berkeley
Saturday, January 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required; donations are welcome.
| Sports Basement (Berkeley)

Join Awesöme Orchestra as a musician or a listener for their next musical adventure: Open Session 55: Wagner’s Mississippi Cat-and-Mouse Charade at Sports Basement Berkeley. Repertoire, instrumentation, and schedule are as follows, more...

3:00 pm“Food on Tap: Cooking with Craft Beer” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
3:00 pmDance Dance Revolution: Freestyle Takeover Tournament | San Jose   FREE
4:00 pmLunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | Chinatown   FREE
7:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*$2 with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
7:00 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
8:00 pm80+ Person Choir in Mission Dolores Basilica | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
8:00 pmWin Tix: The Edwardian Ball 2018 | Regency Ballroom   WIN
10:00 pmAll Night DJ Party: ShangriLa’s 11th Anniversary | The Endup   FREE*
*Free before 11 PM with an RSVP.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

2018 SanJoseEats Restaurant Week | Final Day

#SanJoseEats The largest city in Northern California goes big for its 14-day #SanJoseEats. Access to the ocean, fertile farmland, and some of the sharpest minds in the country make the urban heart more...

7:15 amWinter Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay   FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am. Parking Reservations required at $8 per car.
All DayIKEA Scavenger Hunt, Workshops & Giveaways | Emeryville   FREE
All DayTreasureFest: Pre-Valentine’s Day Market | SF   $3
All Day2018 Concord Comfort Food Restaurant Week | Final Day   FREE
10:00 amCoffee & Books with SFPL Bookmobile | SF   FREE
10:00 amSurfrider Clean Up & Free Coffee | Baker Beach   FREE
All DayNapa Valley Restaurant Week | Final Day   $20*
*Two-course prix fixe lunches start at $20; prix fixe dinners are $36 or $46
11:30 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square   FREE
All DayBerkeley Restaurant Week 2018 | Final Day   $20*
*$20 per person for lunch, and $25 or $35 per person for dinner (tax and gratuity are generally not included).
1:00 pm“A Game of Color” Baseball at SF’s Black History Festival | Main Library   FREE
1:00 pmOverwatch 6v6 Tournament | SF   FREE
1:00 pmFree Community BBQ | SF   FREE
1:30 pmMBA Fair: Meet Top US & Global Business Schools | SF   FREE*
*QS World MBA Tour - San Francisco: CAD 0.00
2:00 pmWildlife for All Ages: Little Explorer’s Petting Zoo | San Carlos   FREE
2:00 pmBanana Republic’s Free Pop-Up Barber Shop | Final Day   FREE*
*Check for appointment openings
2:00 pm“Save the Redwoods” Festival in Golden Gate Park | SF   FREE
3:00 pmTenderloin’s Epic New Mural: An Unveiling Party | Polk St.   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
4:00 pmCoin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa   FREE
5:30 pmTalking Simpsons Podcast | SF Sketchfest 2018   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmThe Komedy Kiki: Comics That’ll Tickle Your Funny Bone | SF   FREE
7:00 pmFree HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
7:30 pmWin Tix: Conspiracy of Beards: Live Choral Music Experience | Café Du Nord   WIN
8:30 pmWin Tix: Michael Nesmith: Eccentric Country Rock Vibes | The Chapel   WIN
3:00 pmSan Francisco Food Swap | Sports Basement   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. 

Monday, January 29, 2018

Family Cooking School | San Carlos
Monday, January 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Carlos Youth Center

Come learn to prepare food. Parents and children will learn to create three wonderful food items. Reservations required. Recommended ages 3-7.

3:30 pmFamily Adopt-A-Grandparent Night | San Carlos  FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland   $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door
7:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “Bilal: A New Breed of Hero” | AMC Metreon   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
8:00 pmSalsa Dura: Dance Party & Live Salsa Orchestra | Berkeley   $5
8:00 pmWin Tix: Howard Jones: Synth Driven Electropop | The Chapel   WIN
8:00 pmGet Out: Free “Cinema Drafthouse” Movie Night | The Independent   FREE*
*Admission is free, but there’s a two-drink minimum (which we’ve never actually seen enforced).

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

2-for-1 Tix: Alcatraz Winter Tours & Boat Cruise | SF

For the first time in its history, Alcatraz Cruises is launching a “Buy One, Get One Free” ticket promotion to encourage Bay Area residents to experience the assets that make Alcatraz more...

12:00 pm“Preview: The Flying Dutchman” Opera | San Jose   FREE
5:00 pmArt At The Dump: Gallery Walkthrough & Recycled Art Exhibit | SF   FREE
6:30 pm“Chicken: A Savor the South Cookbook” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
7:00 pmSF History Night: The History of Anchor Brewing | Noe Valley   $10*
*$5 for non-members; free for SFHA members
7:00 pm“We Marched, We Rallied, Now What?” Discussion & Complimentary Wine Tasting | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pm“History of Frisco” Trivia | SF   FREE*
*Trivia is FREE to play. There's a taco truck and craft beer taproom with treats available for purchase
7:30 pmCommunity-Wide Clothing Swap | Albany   FREE
7:30 pm“Squid Empire” Book Discussion & Squid Dissection | Green Apple Books   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
8:00 pmTown Business Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise $15.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

2-for-1 Tix: Alcatraz Winter Tours & Boat Cruise | SF

For the first time in its history, Alcatraz Cruises is launching a “Buy One, Get One Free” ticket promotion to encourage Bay Area residents to experience the assets that make Alcatraz more...

All Day2018 San Francisco Restaurant Week | Final Day   $15*
*In 2018, SF Restaurant Week will feature two-course lunch ($15 and $25) and three or more course dinner ($40 and $65) menus.
6:00 pmAero Adventure Challenge | San Carlos   FREE
6:04 pm“Supermoon” Blue Moon Over San Francisco | January 31   FREE
7:00 pm2018 MLK Jr. Day of Service: Habitat Restoration | Richmond   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pm“The Raincoats” New Edition Celebration | City Lights   FREE
7:00 pmAttractive Camp: Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF   $6*
*$6 when you use promo code "funcheapbaby". Otherwise, it's $12 online or $15 at the door.
7:30 pmJazz Collective Concert | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland   FREE

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thursday, February 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN

For the first time in its history, Alcatraz Cruises is launching a “Buy One, Get One Free” ticket promotion to encourage Bay Area residents to experience the assets that make Alcatraz more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
4:00 pmBook Reading with the Whole Family | San Carlos   FREE
6:00 pmCastro Art Walk | First Thursdays   FREE*
*Free to attend
6:00 pmYear of the Dog NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Sexplorations | Pier 15   $17.95*
*$17.95 Adv / $19.95 Door / Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:30 pm“Hawker Fare” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
7:00 pmClose-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF   FREE*
*Free admission. Beer, wine, and fancy pastries for sale
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmNew Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Really Funny Comedians Who Happen To Be Women | Cobb’s Comedy Club   WIN
8:00 pmB.Y.O.D. Bring Your Own Dog Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free for first 15 people online via Early Bird Funcheap option on ticket sales page.$5 at door or online,
9:00 pmStock In Trade $5 Drink Night & 5 Year Anniversary Party | SF   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Friday, February 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

SFAC 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, more...

All DayHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
11:00 amTimbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco   FREE*
*Free tours take place on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are limited to 20 people.
3:00 pm“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
5:00 pm“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party   FREE
5:00 pmFriday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland   $7.50*
*Half-price gallery admission for adults; ages 18 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.
6:00 pmAsian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
6:00 pm“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF   FREE
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pm$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills   $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
7:30 pmWin Tix: Pop-Up Magazine Returns to SF in 2018 | Curran   WIN
8:00 pm15th Annual Big Lebowski Party | SF   $18
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
8:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose   FREE