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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
Chronicle Books "Back to School" Warehouse Sale | 65% Off Everything

The 2017 Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale is here again with 80% off everything in the store for three days only, from August 17-19, 2017. 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
49ers Popcorn & "Golden Ticket" Giveaway | SF
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
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
"Off the Grid" Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason

More than 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands and DJs in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic ...Every Friday

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

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
2nd Friday Art Walk: Magical Photography & Analog Collage | Oakland & Alameda

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
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

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.)
Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Beer, Standup & Live Music | Sports Basement Bryant
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
"Classy Tops & Crazy Bottoms" Bike Ride | East Bay Bike Party

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
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 | 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
Film Night in the Park: "I Am Sam" | Marin

The San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation (SFNTF) produces the popular Film Night in the Park outdoor film series. The 2018 season includes two films in Dolores Park, one in Union Square and one in Washington Square Park. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and ...

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

Great for kid-comedy lovers, the San Ramon Outdoor Movies welcome the whole family to bring blankets and chairs and enjoy a movie under the stars. In past years there has been free popcorn to crunch on, but we haven’t confirmed that for 2018. 2018 San Ramon Summer Movie Schedule ...

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
"Neon Lights" '80s Dance Party & Open Bar | Potrero Hill
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 ...
$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 ...
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 ...
Water Sleigh Rides & Caroling on Lake Merritt | Oakland
Every Friday – 6:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8/person for the 6 pm tour
| Lake Merritt Boating Center
Water Sleigh Rides & Caroling on Lake Merritt | Oakland
Bring your friends and families to Lake Merritt Boating Center, aboard their Pontoon Water Sleigh and enjoy hot cider, cookies, and caroling. Experience a unique view of Oakland as your Water Sleigh glides past the 18th Street Fountain & Holiday Cove before returning to the Boating ...
“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 7:30pm 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 weekly burlesque and ...
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 | 8-11 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
San Francisco has long been home to an electric comedy scene and has spawned some of the biggest names in stand-up from Margaret Cho to Patton Oswalt, in addition to current up and coming stars like Vahé Hove and Chris Schiappacasse. Check out a fresh line-up ...
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. They have a great 5-for-$10 beer and wine special until 9:20 ...
“HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF
Every Friday – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaSingle" Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF
Tired of swiping right? Bumble making you humble? On an unsuccessful Hinge binge? Or tired of your dating life not Happn’n? Come to HellaSingle… SF’s only comedy show and dating mixer for singles ready to mingle. Laugh at world-class comedians and maybe meet the love of your ...
“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 | 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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