Tuesday, January 3, 2017

6:00 pmMonthly Game Night at the Library | Napa  FREE
7:30 pmEvening Cabaret: New Queer Work by Bay-Area Artists | SF  FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight  FREE

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, January 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café

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 more...

All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE
All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day   FREE
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-2793 or email presidio@presidiotrust.gov. Space is limited. Reservations are limited to four people per party.
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
7:00 pmSacred Harp Singing: Acappella Singing For Everyone | SF   FREE
8:00 pmWheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are accepted
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
10:00 pmBaked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF   $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.


Thursday, January 5, 2017

Counterculture Continuum: Alternative Media Exhibit & Performances | Oakland
Thursday, January 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Classic Cars West

V. Vale, Marian Wallace and Krusty Wheatfield’s explorations of the teeming underbelly of modern life through zines, screen prints, film and photography collectively span more than 40 years. For the month more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Catch A Wave | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:30 pmFirst Thursdays Art & Live Music at The Red Vic | Haight   FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmNew Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill   FREE
9:00 pmThe Doldrums Comedy Show | SF   FREE

Friday, January 6, 2017

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, January 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the more...

All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
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.
6:00 pmTemescal First Fridays | Oakland  FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmFirst Friday Roller Boogie Street Jam | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmAsian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
6:00 pm$5 First Friday Hands-on Family Activities | Oakland   $5*
*Pay online or at the door.
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose   FREE
8:00 pmFree Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE

Saturday, January 7, 2017

San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, January 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and more...

9:00 amFirst Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland  FREE
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
11:00 amHealthy & Free First Saturdays | Marin Headlands   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
2:00 pmGrown Up Gaming: All-Ages Board Game Day | South SF   FREE
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
8:00 pmNightlife on Mars: Stand-Up Comedy | SF   FREE*
*Free tickets with promo code 'cheapbastard'. Otherwise it's $5.
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, January 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and more...

All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito  FREE
10:30 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View  FREE
12:30 pmFree Second Sunday Community Workout Class | Oakland   FREE
1:00 pmFree Acting Class Day | Berkeley Rep   FREE
2:00 pm16th Annual “No Pants” BART Ride Day   FREE*
*Free, but BART fare is required
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE

Monday, January 9, 2017

7:00 pmPerfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF  FREE
7:00 pm“Odd” Strange Stand-Up Comedy & Drink Specials | SF  FREE
7:30 pmWitches’ Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF  FREE*
*Free to see the show. $5 to enter the witchy raffle.
7:30 pm“Scratch” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books on the Park  FREE
8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF  FREE
9:30 pm“Find Me at the Club” Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE
10:00 pm“GrooveWell” Super Funky Mondaze Dance Party | Milk Bar  FREE

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

5:30 pmMarin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael  FREE
6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF  FREE
8:00 pm“My Greasy Sons” Comedy Showcase & Craft Beer | Oakland  $5
8:00 pmFree Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for food and beverages.
| The Overlook Lounge

Kick off the holiday season in Oakland with a new monthly rooftop night market: Town Social. Every second Thursday they’ll have a rotating group of food, craft, and arts vendors while local more...

6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Experimental Music & Scientific Palate | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
7:00 pmFree Movie Night | Orinda Theatre   FREE
7:00 pm“Sandbox”: Live Games Open Mic | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
7:30 pmComedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula   FREE

Friday, January 13, 2017

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, January 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in more...

3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa  FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pmVallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays  FREE
6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk: “Estuary Art Attack” | Oakland & Alameda   FREE
6:00 pm“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio   FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
6:00 pmFree Veggie Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE
6:30 pmGrotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5.
7:30 pmYeti: Stand-up Comedy With Free Wine | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmComedy Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
8:00 pm$5 Classic Movie Night: Vertigo | Paramount Theatre   $5
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free, before 10 pm. $10 after.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Saturday, January 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Photo | Jack of All Trades MarketBrought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie more...

12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
12:00 pmGarden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF   FREE
2:00 pmDowntown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food   FREE
7:30 pm“The Humorless Ladies of Border Control” Book Reading | Green Apple Books on the Park   FREE

Sunday, January 15, 2017

11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford  FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pmSF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations  FREE*
*Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store location at (415) 345-0400.

Monday, January 16, 2017

8:00 pmHaight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar  FREE
9:00 pm“Resistance is Futile” Free Comedy Night | SF  FREE

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s  FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
7:00 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE
7:30 pm“Savage Theories” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books on the Park  FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
5:30 pmFood First Meeting: A World Where People Have Access to Food | Berkeley  FREE