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Friday, September 19

Free 3rd Fridays | East Bay Regional Parks
Friday, September 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over East Bay
Free 3rd Fridays | East Bay Regional Parks

East Bay Regional Park District is celebrating its 80th birthday by offering Free 3rd Fridays in the parks. From April to December in 2014, fees will be waived for a variety of park services, every third Friday of each month. The Park District operates 65 parks, covering ...Monthly

Free Hair Braiding Day: “Braided Americana” | SF (PARK)ing Day
Friday, September 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mission St. Parklet
Mishi “Morphic” Nova and her styling team will yet again create iconic hair on the (PARK)ing Day streets, braiding in the essence of Americana. From classics like fishtails, five-strands and crowns to a taste of modern urban Americana with big lush braids accented with bold ...

Free Fried Chicken Sandwich Day | Union Square
Friday, September 19 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free sandwiches will be given to the first 250 guests, starting at 10:30 am, until supplies run out.
| Claudine French Eatery & Wine Bar
Free Fried Chicken Sandwich Day | Union Square
FiDi locals, fans of Claudine and fried chicken sandwich aficionados can head to Claudine for one day only to receive a complimentary to-go lunch in celebration of the restaurant’s new lunch hours and Menu Complet Express (express lunch menu). Beginning at 10:30 am, the first 250 ...
“Friday Night Market”: Summer Evening Festival | UN Plaza
Friday, September 19 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission. Bring cash for food, drinks and shopping
| UN Plaza
"Friday Night Market": Summer Evening Festival | UN Plaza

In trying to make United Nations Plaza a comfortable and fun evening destination rather than a public space you walk quickly through, the city is throwing a series of late summer night markets with a beer garden, live music, food trucks, DIY art workshops and ...Every Friday

Tribute to the Cockettes: Piano Bar & Live Performances | de Young
Tribute to the Cockettes: Piano Bar & Live Performances | de Young

Friday Nights at the de Young: A Tribute to the Cockettes September 19, 2014 | 6:00 – 8:30 pm Tonight, they celebrate Anthony Friedkin: The Gay Essay with a tribute to the Cockettes, the theater troupe Friedkin documented in a series of photographs on view in the exhibition. “Following the Thread,” ...Every Friday

Kipling Bags Pop-Up Store: Beauty Touch-Ups, DJ & Food Truck | SF
Friday, September 19 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public, but an RSVP to KiplingUSASocial@vfc.com is required.
| Westfield San Francisco Centre
Kipling Bags Pop-Up Store: Beauty Touch-Ups, DJ & Food Truck | SF
Belgian luggage and accessories brand Kipling is making a splash in the San Francisco area by opening its first retail pop-up in Westfield’s San Francisco Centre from 5:30-8 pm on Friday, September 19, 2014. To kick off the event, Kipling will be hosting a celebration featuring complimentary beauty touch-ups ...
“Party Mixtape” Art Show: 32 Artists Interpret 32 Party Songs | SF
Friday, September 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Asterisk SF Magazine + Gallery
"Party Mixtape" Art Show: 32 Artists Interpret 32 Party Songs | SF
For one night only, The Beehive Society is throwing an art party and you’re invited. Crafting the perfect playlist is serious business. “Party Mixtape” is an art show to celebrate that nostalgic ritual and the power of music. They’ve got 32 talented Bay Area artists ...
Rare 16mm Film Night: “Queen of Burlesque” (1946) | Berkeley
Friday, September 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations Accepted
| The Tannery
Rare 16mm Film Night: "Queen of Burlesque" (1946) | Berkeley

Crystal McCoy, known as the Queen of Burlesque, works for Joe Nolan. When Crystal learns that Nolan has offered the starring position to Dolly Devoe, she angrily confronts him and announces that she will hold him to her contract. Crystal’s boyfriend, newspaper columnist Steve Hurley, ...Every Saturday

2014 Architecture and the City Festival: Design Reception | SF
Friday, September 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is encouraged.
| DZINE Showroom
2014 Architecture and the City Festival: Design Reception | SF
DZINE Showroom will host the exhibition 1:1 Piero Lissoni of the internationally renowned architect and designer. The multi-media exhibition explores the designer’s architecture, furniture, products and graphic design through models, sketches and video. Free, but an RSVP is encouraged. On this evening, Piero Lissoni, co-founder of Lissoni ...
Nerdy Science Bike Ride, DJs & Food Trucks | San Jose Bike Party
Friday, September 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
Nerdy Science Bike Ride, DJs & Food Trucks | San Jose Bike Party

Grab your lab coats, your test tubes and create the most eventful ride of the summer. Mad Science, Weird Science, or just plain ol’ Astrophysical Science. Let’s do this. In September, the San Jose Dance Tribe and DJ Sharkie will be on hand to get things ...Monthly

Seduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland
Friday, September 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 when you mention Funcheap at the door; otherwise, tickets are $10. 21+
| Bench And Bar
Seduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland

On September 19th, they kick off Folsom St. Fair weekend with a carnal array of burlesque, drag, live music, dance and circus performance featuring incredible performances by Magnoliah Black, Little Karma Bomb, La Chica Boom, Eva Rose, Fever Blister, Vixen Noir, Snatch Adams, Caramel Knowledge, and Dante DeMoan. Hosted ...Monthly

Free Pier 70 Movie Night: “Dirty Harry” & Burning Man Pre-Party | SF
Friday, September 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 70
Free Pier 70 Movie Night: "Dirty Harry" & Burning Man Pre-Party | SF
Pier 70 continues their free summer movie series with Funcheap with an absolute ’70s classic movie filmed right here in San Francisco. FREE – RSVP on Facebook Start the evening with a Burning Man dance party with The Space Cowboys futuristic mobile dance party vehicle. Then, end the night ...
Outdoor Aerial Dance Performance Off 80-Foot Wall | SF
Friday, September 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Hastings
Outdoor Aerial Dance Performance Off 80-Foot Wall | SF

Flyaway Productions aerial dance company brings their new, site-specific dance to the Tenderloin Neighborhood of SF. UC Hastings College of the Law has offered up its 80-foot wall to host the free performances on September 12-20, 2014. Multiple Mary and Invisible Jane brings attention to the older homeless women who inhabit our ...

Win Tix: Singin’ & Pingin’: Berlin Style Ping Pong & Karaoke | Oakland
Friday, September 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Uptown Oakland
The San Francisco sensation returns to Oakland for the second time. On the big main stage is DJ Purple in his signature golden jumpsuit, blowing on his signature saxophone, alongside you — on the mic. On the dance floor, along with dancing, there’ll be two ...
Folsom Street Fair Party: Lusty Lady GoGos & $1 Kinky Treats | Oakland
Friday, September 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 before 11 pm; $7 after 11 pm
| One Fam
Folsom Street Fair Party: Lusty Lady GoGos & $1 Kinky Treats | Oakland
Club Fist is back and this month they are paying tribute to The Lusty Lady Peepshow with The Fistettes and Lusty Lady GoGo Dancers rocking the stage and MC Trinty Foxxx guiding you through the night on da mic. Please note, this party is not for mild/vanilla tastes out ...

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 the their regional parks. Park entry and other fees will be waived every Friday in 2019 from April to December to celebrate the ...
$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 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 ...
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 ...
“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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