Thursday, November 6, 2014

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, November 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week. Thursdays from 6-10 pm Tickets are $12 ($10 for more...

6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
7:00 pm12th Annual Altered Barbie Art Show: Poetry & Alt Music Night | Mission   FREE*
*Donations are accepted.
7:00 pmFree “Barber’s Choice” Haircut Night | Lower Polk   FREE*
*Free Barber's Choice haircuts for men from 6-10 pm on the first Thursday of the month.

Friday, November 7, 2014

First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland
Friday, November 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club

You had us at “burlesque” and “creepy puppets.” As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for more...

All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
10:00 amHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | San Mateo  FREE
1:00 pmFree Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF  FREE
5:30 pmParol-Marking Workshop: Beautiful Filipino Lanterns | SoMa  FREE*
*One free parol per person. Additional parol materials are $6-8 each.
6:00 pmTemescal First Fridays | Oakland  FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Shorts | The New Parkway   FREE
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:00 pm100 Foot Tall Film Night | The Great Wall of Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
9:00 pmFirst Friday Concert Series | Oakland   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE


Saturday, November 8, 2014

SF Open Studios 2014 | Fort Mason, North Beach & Haight
Saturday, November 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long, city-wide art event that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their more...

10:00 am$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.  $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
11:00 amFerry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF   FREE
11:00 am“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square   FREE
12:00 pmHistory for Half Pints: Family Music & Games | California Historical Society   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
2:00 pmDowntown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food   FREE
All DaySecond Saturday Art & Music Walk | Oakland’s Golden Gate Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmFree Sexy Comedy & Pizza Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“Oakland Nights…Live” Late Night Talk Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Admission is first come, first served; they often fill up and have to turn away people.
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE
8:30 pmFree Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley   FREE
9:30 pmHella Gay Dance Party | Oakland   $5*
*Each month is a fundraiser for a different local non-profit organization.
10:00 pm“The Sh*t Show”: DJs, Free Beer, Hot Dogs & Tacos | The Showdown   $2.50*
*Admission for two for $5 (that comes out to $2.50 each).

Sunday, November 9, 2014

KUSF's Rock'n'Swap Record Fair | USF
Sunday, November 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: $3*
*$3 admission; USF students get in for free
| McLaren Hall at USF

KUSF’s Rock-n-Swap is a Giant Music Lover’s Fair where vendors come from all over to sell music related items in various formats and genres; many offer hard-to-find & rarities including vinyl more...

All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito   FREE
10:00 amWin Tix: Britney Spears Dance Classes “Work Bitch” | SF   WIN
All DaySF Open Studios 2014 | Fort Mason, North Beach & Haight   FREE
1:00 pmFree Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, November 10, 2014

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, November 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at more...

7:00 pmFree Comedy Happy Hour | The Royale   FREE*
*No cover, but a tip jar donation is welcome.
8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF   FREE
9:00 pmWheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Make-Out Room   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are accepted

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Free National Parks Day | Veterans Day 2014

Sometimes you’ve just got get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance to more...

5:30 pmMarin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael   FREE
8:00 pmFree Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.