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Friday, August 8

Chronicle Books “Back to School” Warehouse Sale | 65% Off Everything
Friday, August 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chronicle Books HQ

The 2019 Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale is here again with 80% off everything in the store for three days only, from August 15-17, 2019. Stock up on your winter reading with cookbooks, children’s books, lifestyle and home, arts and crafts, art and design, photography, travel, pop culture, ...

49ers Popcorn & “Golden Ticket” Giveaway | SF
Friday, August 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free popcorn while supplies last
| Ferry Building
Celebrating the preseason and a brand new stadium, the 49ers are throwing a popcorn giveaway on Friday at three locations in San Francisco. Get free tastes of sweet and salty caramel, bacon popcorn from “Chunky Pig.” Certain packages of popcorn will include “golden tickets” for 15 lucky ...

Rocky Horror & Live Music | Friday Nights at the de Young

Friday Nights at the de Young celebrates Oakland Pride and special exhibition Anthony Friedkin: The Gay Essay, a series of eloquent and empathetic portraits that convey pride, dignity, and the expression of love between people of the same gender. This evening’s program is organized in partnership ...Every Friday

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, August 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

San Francisco’s biggest Friday night street food party is back for its 10th season running every week from 5–10 pm. Lounge around communal firepits and discover 30+ mobile food creators, serving everything from Birria tacos and churros to fried chicken, Neapolitan pizza, and wood-fired bone ...Every Friday

ArtBlock Party: Art Openings, Live Music & Illuminated Projections | SF
Friday, August 8 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Freespace 2.0

August ArtBlock stands for visual art open houses, inviting receptions and live music: The Luggage Store Gallery, 1007 Market Street: featuring the Solo Exhibition by Teresa Baker, Headlands Center for the Arts Tournesol Award Exhibition 2014, thru August 9. “She’s invoking relationship, making it up continuously until ...Monthly

2nd Friday Art Walk: Magical Photography & Analog Collage | Oakland & Alameda
Friday, August 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jingletown

On August 8, 2014 check out art openings at: Jingletown Art Studios (3001 Chapman St, Oakland) – featuring six artists, each with their very own unique style and technique, from pen and ink to analog collage. Music by Ant’lrd. Food and drinks available. Redux (2315 Lincoln Ave, Alameda) – solo show ...Monthly

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Friday, August 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church

Friday, August 8th, entertainment will be live music and stand-up comedy. Monthly

Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Beer, Standup & Live Music | Sports Basement Bryant
Friday, August 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
August 8, 2014 Lineup: Christopher Conaster Dirty Mike Susannah Chovnick Papp Johnson Tuesday Thomas Feel Woods Logan Guntzelman Headliner: Kaseem Bentley Musical Guest: Medicine Bug
“Classy Tops & Crazy Bottoms” Bike Ride | East Bay Bike Party
Friday, August 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Union City BART

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the second Friday of the month with upwards of 400 riders usually meeting at an East ...Monthly

Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Friday, August 8 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 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 | 8 pm Skylark Bar, 3089 16th St, SF, CA FREE Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at ...Every Friday

Film Night in the Park: “I Am Sam” | Marin
Friday, August 8 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| San Anselmo Creek Park

The San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation (SFNTF) produces the popular Film Night in the Park outdoor film series. For 2019 they have combined with Sundown Cinema to create one big free film series. 2019 Outdoor Movie Schedule: Star Wars (1977), Friday, July 12, Dolores Park – ...

Summer Outdoor Movie: “Kung Fu Panda” | San Ramon
Friday, August 8 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Dougherty Station Community Center

> EVENT UPDATE: This event is no longer taking place. What is the best way to enjoy a movie during the summer? It’s poolside with friends and family. Great for kid-comedy lovers, the San Ramon Outdoor Movies for the whole family. 2019 Summer Dive-In Movies ...

Win Tix: The Murray Affair: One-Night-Only Bill Murray Art Show | SF
Friday, August 8 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $12-15 pre-sale.
| Public Works
This is a one night exclusive extravaganza of Bill Murray inspired art. Think back to the early SNL days, the movies, Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day… Space Jam? Yup. This will be a night to enjoy life to the fullest and absorb the wonder of art dedicated ...
“Neon Lights” ’80s Dance Party & Open Bar | Potrero Hill
Friday, August 8 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mercer
Papalote HiFi & Mercer present Neon Lights, a tribute to the ’80s with DJs Shortkut, Mr. E & Ant One. It’s free all night with open bar for the first hour from 9-10 pm.
Win Tix: Hardcore Polka & Rockabilly Dance Party | SF
Friday, August 8 – 9:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price, $10 in advance, $12 at the door
| Bottom of the Hill
Get down polka-style at Bottom of the Hill with Polkacide, Black Cat Grave and Pachuco Cadaver on August 8, 2014: Polkacide is a band based in the San Francisco Bay Area that plays their own unique style of polka, which can be characterized as “punk polka”. Black Cat Grave ...
Win Tix: Hubba Hubba Revue: Burlesque Beauties | SF
Friday, August 8 – 9:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Tickets are general admission. 21+
| DNA Lounge
See San Francisco’s biggest and wildest burlesque and variety show – a racy summer camp themed show with a sexy staff and curvy campers along with aerialists, acrobats, DJs and the Hubba Hubba go go scouts.
Win Tix: Jim Norton (HBO) Vulgar & Hilarious Stand-Up Comedy | Cobb’s Jim Norton has emerged as one of the most versatile, unique voices in comedy; he is a 2-time NY Times bestselling author, sells out theaters nationwide as a standup comedian, and is a regular contributor on The Tonight Show  and guest on The Late Show ...

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 ...
CANCELLED: Friday Farmers Market & Bazaar | UN Plaza
Every Friday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
CANCELLED: Friday Farmers Market & Bazaar | UN Plaza
UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled temporarily. 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 ...
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 ...
Big Mood Comedy: Free Stand-Up Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Friday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Legionnaire Saloon
Big Mood Comedy: Free Stand-Up Comedy Show | Oakland
Big Mood Comedy is an intimate standup comedy show featuring the best local and touring comics every Friday upstairs at Oakland’s very own Legionnaire Saloon. Hosted by Hayley Beacon, Jordan Thewlis, and Jeff Dean. Free cookies. Please note that from February 7th, the shows happens every Friday ...
“HellaFunny Fridays” 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" 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 7:30pm & 9:30pm Trademark and Copyright, 1123 Folsom Stree (and 7th St.), SF FREE ...
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. Closed for Thanksgiving holiday. Updated 1/20/2020 – Event info last checked via website.
“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. Past guests have appeared on Comedy Central, Netflix, Viceland, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Conan, Colbert & Corden. In November ...
“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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