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Tuesday, November 21

Yum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF
Tuesday, November 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Yum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF

The third Tuesday is just around the corner so that means it’s time to get yummy again. Wash your undies in the laundromat, grab a beer and get ready for a fun distraction. Brainwash is the home to many local comics so come watch host ...

Wednesday, November 22

Acid Thanksgiving “Housepitality” DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa
Acid Thanksgiving

Housepitality SF gives you a reason to come out dancing every Wednesday night with world-class artists and free champagne. Enjoy free champagne from 9-10 pm and $5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality discount). The RSVP list closes at 6 pm on the day of the show. Housepitality DJ ...

Pre-Turkey Dance Party | SF
Wednesday, November 22 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*There is no cover as long as you bring a donation
| Harlot
Pre-Turkey Dance Party | SF

This is the time of year to appreciate all you have by spending time with friends and family, eating great food, and dancing.
Come join them at Harlot as they serve up some tasty house & tech house beats for your listening pleasure.
There is no cover …

Friday, November 24

Win Tix: Petty Theft’s Heartbreaker Greatest Hits Tribute | Slim’s
Friday, November 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Slim's

Legendary singer/songwriter/performer Tom Petty left us all too early. But his music with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will be long remembered and cherished by fans of all ages. That’s why Petty Theft is so awesome. They are bringing Petty’s timeless music to live audiences …

Saturday, November 25

Free Carousel Rides & Winter Lighting Ceremony | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, November 25 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Children's Creativity Museum
Free Carousel Rides & Winter Lighting Ceremony | Yerba Buena Gardens

Put a “spin” on a classic holiday tradition this winter as the Children’s Creativity Museum lights up the Bay Area’s oldest and most beloved carousel in Yerba Buena Gardens.
This historic carousel was constructed in 1906 and lived at Playland-at-the-Beach from 1913 to 1972 and moved …

Sunday, November 26

Coin Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, November 26 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room
Coin Op's

Coin-Op is an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a two-story bar and game room with 40+ pinball and video games, a secret speakeasy (hidden behind a “busted” video game). On the last Sunday of every ...

Monday, November 27

The Komedy Kiki: Comics That’ll Tickle Your Funny Bone | SF
Monday, November 27 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Stud Bar
The Komedy Kiki: Comics That'll Tickle Your Funny Bone | SF

Comedians with a kiki twist, Justin Lucas and Jesús U. BettaWork, bring the ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha to the legendary Stud Bar in SF. Come through every fourth Monday of the month at 8:30 pm as they host an LOLicious lineup of the ...

Tuesday, November 28

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, November 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF

Cookies and Comedy is a top notch comedy show highlighted by comics who in addition to having great material also have stage personas with a lot of flavor. This flavor is celebrated by bringing in some oven baked cookies for free. The show takes place at ...

Saturday, December 2

7th Annual Holiday Gift Fair | SF
Saturday, December 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | California College of the Arts SF (CCA SF)
7th Annual Holiday Gift Fair | SF

SFMade presents annual holiday fair in collaboration with CCA. The only holiday gift fair where you walk in and know that every item was made in San Francisco.
The public is invited to enjoy a live jazz band while wandering through their beautiful campus and shop for …

Tuesday, December 5

Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, December 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Contemporary Jewish Museum
Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

The Contemporary Jewish Museum engages audiences of all  backgrounds through dynamic exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. And the architecture of the Museum itself is a work of art. Embracing a range of artistic disciplines and media, ...

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays
Tuesday, December 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is one of the Bay Area’s premier venues for adventurous art. A multidisciplinary art center, the YBCA features exhibitions, performance, film/video, and community engagement programs, along with rotating art exhibits with a focus on contemporary and emerging art ...

Wednesday, December 6

“Lululemon Flow & Jo”: Free Yoga Class & Coffee in an Art Gallery | SoMa
Wednesday, December 6 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 111 Minna Gallery

Join Lululemon for their monthly complimentary yoga class and coffee at 111 Minna Gallery. Start the day with a gentle vinyasa flow, and leave centered and present. Top it off with a hot cup of joe courtesy of Red Door Coffee. Each month, you also get ...

“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF
Wednesday, December 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation-based admission
| Eagle Tavern

Safe Words is a comedy show at a leather bar that features the talent of nationally touring comics, to local favorites. Faces from Comedy Central, Conan, Reddit & Vice have graced the stage. Even Margaret Cho (HBO, 30 Rock) has stopped by. Every first Wednesday, ...

Friday, December 8

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, December 8 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

Every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. The event is free, but space is limited so please RSVP if you plan on attending. Sightglass is an independent, sibling-owned ...

Saturday, December 9

“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF
Saturday, December 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
| Monument

Join in at the Monument (140 9th St), for figure drawing accompanied by live musicians, working to make affordable events for artists in SF. There will be easels provided and some materials for drop-ins. There is a $15-25 suggested donation; tickets can be purchased in ...

Tuesday, December 12

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, December 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF

Cookies and Comedy is a top notch comedy show highlighted by comics who in addition to having great material also have stage personas with a lot of flavor. This flavor is celebrated by bringing in some oven baked cookies for free. The show takes place at ...

Friday, December 15

The Pre Show: Improv Comedy Grad Show | SF
Friday, December 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ninth Street Independent Film Center
The Pre Show: Improv Comedy Grad Show | SF

Every month two different improv acts from the greater Bay Area improv scene come together on one stage to deliver one of the things they do best. Come be entertained, enjoy a night out with a friend or date and laugh through the evening with ...

Saturday, December 16

Sound of Cocktails: Reliving Iconic Moments in Time & Pop Culture | SF
Saturday, December 16 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Novela
Sound of Cocktails: Reliving Iconic Moments in Time & Pop Culture | SF

It’s the return of Novela’s musically inspired cocktail event series, The Sound of Cocktails. Journey through iconic moments in time and pop culture as they infuse cocktails with music to bring you unique entertainment experience. Sound of Cocktails: Reliving Iconic Moments in Time & Pop Culture ...

Tuesday, December 19

Yum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF
Tuesday, December 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Yum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF

The third Tuesday is just around the corner so that means it’s time to get yummy again. Wash your undies in the laundromat, grab a beer and get ready for a fun distraction. Brainwash is the home to many local comics so come watch host ...

Thursday, December 21

Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa
Thursday, December 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Market & New Montgomery St
Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa

Hidden stories and surprises abound in a free 90-minute walking tour in the Yerba Buena neighborhood of San Francisco’s history, art, poetry, architecture and activism, including live performances of characters that gave the city its unique reputation. Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours Every 3rd Thursdays ...

Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...

Monday, December 25

The Komedy Kiki: Comics That’ll Tickle Your Funny Bone | SF
Monday, December 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Stud Bar
The Komedy Kiki: Comics That'll Tickle Your Funny Bone | SF

Comedians with a kiki twist, Justin Lucas and Jesús U. BettaWork, bring the ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha to the legendary Stud Bar in SF. Come through every fourth Monday of the month at 8:30 pm as they host an LOLicious lineup of the ...

Tuesday, December 26

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, December 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF

Cookies and Comedy is a top notch comedy show highlighted by comics who in addition to having great material also have stage personas with a lot of flavor. This flavor is celebrated by bringing in some oven baked cookies for free. The show takes place at ...

Sunday, December 31

Coin Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, December 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room
Coin Op's

Coin-Op is an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a two-story bar and game room with 40+ pinball and video games, a secret speakeasy (hidden behind a “busted” video game). On the last Sunday of every ...

Wednesday, January 3

“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF
Wednesday, January 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation-based admission
| Eagle Tavern

Safe Words is a comedy show at a leather bar that features the talent of nationally touring comics, to local favorites. Faces from Comedy Central, Conan, Reddit & Vice have graced the stage. Even Margaret Cho (HBO, 30 Rock) has stopped by. Every first Wednesday, ...