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2013 Peet’s Free Coffee Days | Oct. 3-6
Friday, October 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Buy one, get one free with coupon
| Peet's (Market Street)

Peet’s is celebrating fall with a buy one, get one free offer on any coffee beverage (or tea) good from October 3-6, 2013. There are the usual restrictions (like the second drink has to be lesser or equal value), but whether you have a friend ...

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013: Friday | Golden Gate Park
Friday, October 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hellman Hollow
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013: Friday | Golden Gate Park
Friday, October 4, 2013 | Schedule by Stage FunCheap top picks are bolded Can’t make it to the festival? Watch the live webcast: Arrow Stage & Banjo Stage STAR 10:30 am: MC Hammer 11:30 am: Poor Man’s Whiskey BANJO: Noon: Jesse Dee 1:15 pm: Jesse DeNatale 2:35 pm: Seldom Scene 4:15 pm: Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band featuring ...

Free Taco for National Taco Day | El Torito
Friday, October 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Get one free taco when you say the password "secret taco" to your server.
| El Torito (Burlingame)
In honor of National Taco Day on Friday, October 4, 2013, get a free taco when you say the secret password “secret taco” to your server at participating El Torito locations. The offer is valid for free one crispy taco or street taco. Northern California locations: Burlingame: 1590 Old ...
Tales From Two Cities: LA vs. SF Writing Festival | Main Library
Friday, October 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Literary heavyweights such as Armistead Maupin, Dana Gioia, Bill Deverell, Luis Herrera, Will Hearst, David Ulin and others will speak and read on Friday. Conference Schedule | Friday, October 4, 2013 1-1:30 pm: Welcome by Luis Herrera, Will Hearst, David Ulin, & Bill Deverell 1:30-2:30 pm: The New Publishing – Oscar Villalon, John ...
2013 SPCA Adoptathon Kick-Off Party: Free Drinks, Adoptions & DJ | SF
Friday, October 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SF SPCA Vet Hospital
Join 7×7 and the SF SPCA for an invitation-only Friday after-work cocktail party celebrating the beloved institution’s 145th anniversary on Friday, October 4, 2013. Free, but an RSVP is required. The private fete will feature a hosted bar, DJ, food trucks (Manna Sushi, The Boneyard, Hongry Kong, ...
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, October 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crispy-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with ...Every Friday

3rd Annual Tiara Sensation Pageant | Friday Nights at the de Young
3rd Annual Tiara Sensation Pageant | Friday Nights at the de Young

Schedule | Friday, October 4, 2013 6:30 – 8:30 pm: Performance: Third Annual Some Thing Tiara Sensation Pageant by Club SOME Thing – Wilsey Court SOME Thing is a weekly party that seeks to explore, open, and refine drag performance using new modalities and forms, including dance, burlesque, ...Every Friday

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, October 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Over 30 Oakland Art Murmur affiliate venues have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Oakland Art Murmur presents a free monthly evening art walk, known as the ‘Art Murmur’, Every first Friday of the month, affiliate venues are open to the public from 6-9 ...Monthly

First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland
Friday, October 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club
First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland

On October 4, 2013, First Friday Follies burlesque is joined by live music from Insufficient Funds. Monthly

First Fridays Art Crawl | North Beach
Friday, October 4 – 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 ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...Monthly

Free Heavy Punk ‘n Roll Concert: Hot Lunch | Amoeba SF
Friday, October 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Amoeba and Converse Rubber Tracks present San Francisco’s own heavy punk ‘n’ roll quartet Hot Lunch
Sing-Along Cinema: “Little Shop of Horrors” | Jack London Square
Friday, October 4 – 6:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Sing-Along Cinema: "Little Shop of Horrors" | Jack London Square
In Little Shop of Horrors, a nerdish florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.
Free Hot Buttered Rum Bluegrass Concert | San Francisco Bike Party
Friday, October 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | William McKinley Statue (The Panhandle)
Free Hot Buttered Rum Bluegrass Concert | San Francisco Bike Party

In October 2013 , SF Bike Party gets you ready for Hardly Strictly with a pre-party live concert from Hot Buttered Rum (yes, they’re not kidding) along with local bluegrass favorite, The Beauty Operators String Band. As for the bike party theme, think back and remember your favorite childhood toys, then ...Monthly

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, October 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

October’s South First Fridays features several art openings with paintings, sculpture, installations, live music, DJs and refreshments at many of the venues. View the impressive full schedule and make a night of it. Monthly

Munchies for Stoners & Free Symphony Concert | Oakland Avoid the DMV-like lines at First Friday’s Art Murmur; Uptown Kitchen and the Sound Room welcome all to a tasteful First Friday foodie event, where food was made with stoners in mind. While on your food high, enjoy showtunes performed by the East Bay Symphony and ...
Free Outdoor Planetarium Experience | The Great Wall of Oakland
Friday, October 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Great Wall of Oakland
Free Outdoor Planetarium Experience | The Great Wall of Oakland
The Great Wall of Oakland has teamed up with Chabot Space and Science Center to bring you a free outdoor planetarium experience on the 100′ urban canvas that is the Great Wall. They’re featuring near-real-time images of the sun and the sun-gazing Comet ISON that is making ...

Every Friday

Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF’s Hills | Every Friday
Every Friday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF's Hills | Every Friday
Every Friday morning at 6:30 am, gather at a different San Francisco hill for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city. The hills change each week (it might be Alamo Square, Moraga Steps, Twin Peaks, Lombard…), but expect ...
Friday Farmers Market & Bazaar | UN Plaza
Every Friday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
Friday Farmers Market & Bazaar | UN Plaza
Every Friday from 7am to 4pm, UN Plaza will feature the best of San Francisco. Grab fresh fruits and veggies, buy gifts from local vendors, and grab lunch at delicious food stalls representing cuisine from diverse communities throughout the City. This Friday market will feature local ...
85th East Bay Regional Parks Anniversary: Free Parks & Concerts | 2019
Every Friday – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over East Bay
85th East Bay Regional Parks Anniversary: Free Parks & Concerts | 2019
Celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary. There are 73 regional parks planning special events and programs, including Free Park Fridays, Free Concerts In The Parks, and a Free Multicultural Festival. 85th East Bay Regional Parks Anniversary Every Friday from April – December | All ...
Free Swimming Fridays | East Bay Regional Parks
Free Swimming Fridays | East Bay Regional Parks
Celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary. The Park District has planned a number of special events and programs including free swimming at all of their regional parks. Park entry and other fees will be waived every Friday in 2019 from April to December to celebrate the Park ...
Acoustic Lunchtime Concert in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Every Friday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Acoustic Lunchtime Concert in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Enjoy mellow, acoustic music with your brown bag lunch. Curated by Trixie Rasputin Presents. Free Lunchbox Music in the Rooftop Park Every Friday at noon to 1 pm | July 5-October 25, 2019 Salesforce Park (Main Plaza), 425 Mission St., San Francisco FREE
$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach
$1 Drink Fridays: "Battle of the Decades" DJ Party | North Beach
  Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks? Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with drink prices to ...
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are open as well as during certain weeks ...
Free “Oysters on the Half Shell” Fridays | El Rio
Free "Oysters on the Half Shell" Fridays | El Rio
El Rio, a neighborhood dive in the deep Mission, gives away free Oysters on the half shell from local folks in Tomales Bay, every Friday at 5:30 pm. Arrive on time, they go fast. And get your drink on with happy hour on Friday from 5-8 pm ...
“HellaFunny Fridays” San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
Every Friday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaFunny Fridays" San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
San Francisco has one of the best underground comedy scenes in America. Come check out some of the Bay’s best rising comics at HellaFunny’s weekly stand-up comedy show “HellaFunny Fridays.” HellaFunny Fridays Every Friday at 9:30pm Trademark and Copyright, 1123 Folsom Stree (and 7th St.), SF FREE with RSVP ...
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skylark Bar
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Join Hunny Bunny and Her Hot Toddies for Mischief at the Skylark Bar every Friday at 8 pm. Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies Every Friday | 8 pm Skylark Bar, 3089 16th St, SF, CA FREE Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at this free ...
Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic's Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse on Mutiny Radio is a free comedy show every Friday from 8-11 pm at Mutiny Radio on the corner of 21st and Florida in the deep Mission District. Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse Every Friday | 8-10 pm Mutiny Radio, 2781 21st Street, SF, CA $10 Over 25 of San ...
“Best of SF” Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Get tickets for $5 with promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $15.
| The Variety Preview Room / The Hobart Building
"Best of SF" Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF
Check out a fresh line-up of SF’s comics every Friday at 8 pm at the beautiful Variety Preview Theater in downtown SF’s iconic Hobart Building. Funcheap Deal: Get tickets for $5 with promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $15. Located in the iconic Hobart Building, right next ...
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Just tip the musicians.
| Atlas Cafe
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF
Jazz at The Atlas is a weekly jazz residency with five rotating jazz bands. Music is always free, though tipping is encouraged. Jazz at The Atlas Cafe (This is a typical lineup and is subject to change – hey, it’s jazz baby) 1st Friday – Eli Maliwan Jazz Party ...
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement
"The Setup" Underground Comedy Show | SF
The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the ...
Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: “Midnight Rollers” | SF
Every Friday – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: "Midnight Rollers" | SF
Strap on your skates and roller disco around the city at the Midnight Rollers Friday Night Skate party. This weekly skate (as long as it’s not raining or during Burning Man) hits up San Francisco’s main attractions, all while blasting their own beats from two jogging strollers ...
SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach
SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach
Meet and compete against locals, travelers, couch surfers, au pairs, and hostelers. Games are free to play (including flip cup, beer pong and relays) and many weeks they have themed events for holidays, or just because. Get 6 drink coupons for $1 each. Use coupons before ...
“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland
"Comedy Soup": Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland
Comedy Soup is Oakland’s very own little Stand-Up house show that features top local and touring comics, complimentary Wine and popcorn and musical guests from a variety of styles. The show is free with RSVP, there is a suggested donation of $10 per person. Feel free ...
“The Function” SF’s Newest Hip-Hop Dance Party | Milk Bar
Every Friday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm
| Milk Bar
"The Function" SF's Newest Hip-Hop Dance Party | Milk Bar
Come party at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Haight for a early 2000s hip-hop and R&B club bangers. DJ Beats Me plays everything from Missy Elliot, Aaliyah, Lil Jon, Mac Dre, Black Eyed Peas, Outkast, Notorious B.I.G., Rihanna, SOB X RBE, Usher, Robin ...
F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
Every Friday – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP via Eventbrite
| Stagewerx Theatre
F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
EndGames Improv is bringing something new to the genre, what could turn out to be a very hot affair (in that release of tension, funny kind of way) with “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship.” “YFUR” is an entirely improvised comedy show inspired by stories of your own ...
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