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Friday, November 1

Rotunda Dance Series: Arax Modern Armenian Dance | City Hall
Friday, November 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Arax Modern Armenian Dance | City Hall
Arax Dance will be gracing City Hall’s Rotunda with a selection of works inspired by traditional Armenian dance, with a distinctly modern twist. Over a dozen dancers—including youth from Arax’s training program—will perform in pieces whose roots are in Armenian literature, folklore and traditional movement.
SnowFest 2013 Party & Free Lift Tickets | Sunnyvale
Friday, November 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Sunnyvale)
SnowFest 2013 Party & Free Lift Tickets | Sunnyvale

The snow may not be here (yet) but Snowfest is just around the corner. The 13th annual SnowFest kicks off November 2nd at their newest store in Novato and will be hosted at all Sports Basement locations this year. When you spend $100 or more ...

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories | SF
Friday, November 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Suggested donation of $3 funds school education programs
| Pier 40
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories | SF

The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, official ambassadors of Washington State, will visit Redwood City and offer exciting Adventure Sails, Battle Sails and Vessel Tours from the dock. Vessel Tours open the ships to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per ...

Activate McCoppin Launch: Burning Man Art, Live Music & Games | SF
Friday, November 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Plaza
Activate McCoppin launches with a party featuring music, art installations, games and activities on November 1, 2013. At 4 pm, take a sneak peek of new interactive art installation, created with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and slated to appear at Burning Man 2014, The Mechanical Nun. At ...
Circus Night with Vau de Vire Society | Friday Nights at the de Young
Circus Night with Vau de Vire Society | Friday Nights at the de Young

Happenings on Friday, November 1, 2013: 6:30-8:30 pm: Vau de Vire Society Live Performance and Artist Demonstrations – Wilsey Court Watch performances by the Vau de Vire Society who create titillating live entertainment events featuring dancers, acrobats, aerial artists, contortionists, circus sideshow acts, and fire performers. There will ...Every Friday

Movember Kickoff: 25¢ Mustache Rides | SF
Friday, November 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; 25¢ for a ride on the mustache
| Mayes Oyster House
The first stop of the Movember mustache ride tour and the kickoff for Movember will be at Mayes Oyster House on Friday, November 1, 2013.
3rd Annual Ad Ghetto Block Party | SF
Friday, November 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 plus $1.12 ticketing fee. 21+.
| John Maher Alley
Your presence is requested at an annual celebration of the San Francisco ad scene. Drinks, entertainment, and #hashtags will be provided. Music by DJ Bob Mould and Dan The Automator, and featuring Dance Party Robot. Bars sponsored by New Amsterdam Vodka and Ghost Pines Wines. For the first ...
First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland
Friday, November 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club

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 the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free event featuring dancing girls, sometimes a creepy little ...Monthly

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, November 1 – 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

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, November 1 – 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

Free Heavy Rock Supergroup Concert: Golden Void | Amoeba SF
Friday, November 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Amoeba and Converse Rubber Tracks are proud to partner and present the Bay Area’s own heavy rock supergroup Golden Void. Golden Void has been connected musically off and on since they were teenagers. After playing in various bands together and apart throughout high school and the ...
Creature Double Feature: The Shining & The Haunting | Great American Music Hall
Friday, November 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Great American Music Hall
Creature Double Feature: The Shining & The Haunting | Great American Music Hall
See not one, but two classic horror films during the Day of the Dead Double Creature Feature at the Great American Music Hall – The Shining and The Haunting – on Friday, November 1, 2013. Come dressed in your favorite costume for a chance to win ...
2013 “About Oakland, By Oakland” Film Festival | The Great Wall of Oakland
Friday, November 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Great Wall of Oakland
2013 "About Oakland, By Oakland" Film Festival | The Great Wall of Oakland
Oakland locals will showcase their short films and videos about Oakland at the third annual About Oakland, By Oakland Film Fest on the Great Wall of Oakland at Art Murmur on Friday, November 1, 2013.
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, November 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...Monthly

Speakeasy Keg Party & Free BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders | Royal Exchange For a special Day of the Dead and Halloween Hangover event,  Funcheap and the Royal Exchange will be tapping a keg of Speakeasy’s Big Daddy IPA and killing the keg. Grab a pint for just $5 until 8 pm, then the price drops every hour until ...
2013 Bay Area Science Fest: Improv Comedy Blitz | SoMa
Friday, November 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but consider making a donation to Wonderfest to help them promote science.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
2013 Bay Area Science Fest: Improv Comedy Blitz | SoMa
Actors meet scientists — see what happens when experts in comedy improvisation glorify, qualify, and versify the science insights of earnest PhD students (Wonderfest’s Science Envoys). Laughter joins learning to capture your imagination. Please consider making a donation to Wonderfest to help them promote science.
CODAME 2013: Art & Tech Festival | SF
Friday, November 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation based ($10-20 suggested), and an RSVP is required.
| GeekdomSF

The 2013 CODAME Art+Tech Festival is a curated experience that delves into all the senses with auditory, tactile, optical, taste and olfactory installations. Donation based ($10-20 suggested), and an RSVP is required. They’ll even explore the sixth sense with some experimental arts and performances. There’s so much to ...

Haunted House Hangover Ride | San Francisco Bike Party
Friday, November 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Haunted House Hangover Ride | San Francisco Bike Party

No, no, don’t take that costume off yet – crawl out of bed and come join the SF Bike Party for the Haunted House Hangover Ride on November 1, 2013. Meet at Dolores Park Playground at 7:30 pm. You’ll ride at 8 pm. Please note, we have no ...Monthly

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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