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Friday, October 13

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Noe Valley & Castro Residents
Friday, October 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Noe Valley & Castro Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Rocktober: Jason Voorhees DJ Set Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Friday, October 13 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Rocktober: Jason Voorhees DJ Set Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Pop in on Friday, October 13th at 4 pm as they join forces with Rhino Records to celebrate Rocktober. They’ll have a ton of giveaways, special treats, and a DJ set by Jason Voorhees. Skip the camping trip this year and spend Friday the 13th with ...

“2 Blocks of Art” SoMa Art Walk Block Party | SF
Friday, October 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Market
"2 Blocks of Art" SoMa Art Walk Block Party | SF
The 7th Annual 2 Blocks of Art is an art walk featuring 75 artists in 25 locations within two blocks, 6th Street from Market to Howard Streets. The art walk will feature a range of art exhibits and live performances in galleries, bars, restaurants, a laundromat, coffee ...
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, October 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| 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

Sketch the Block: Art Night Market | SF
Friday, October 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sketchpad Gallery
Sketch the Block: Art Night Market | SF
Sketch the Block is back. This is a one-night art con featuring prints, paintings, sketches, art books, zines and more. It’s happening during the 2 Blocks of Art – Art Walk + Block Party, which is an art walk and multi-block gallery event happening the night ...
The Presidio Outdoor Movie Night “Beauty and the Beast” | SF
Friday, October 13 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Community YMCA
The Presidio Outdoor Movie Night "Beauty and the Beast" | SF
Bring a blanket and enjoy a free movie night in the great outdoors in The Presidio with the live-action musical, Beauty and the Beast. Sponsored by Supervisor Mark Farrell, in partnership with the Presidio Trust and the Presidio Y. 5:30 pm – Food Trucks, Bubbles, Face ...
Friday Nights at the de Young w/ Hisham Mayet of Sublime Frequencies | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young w/ Hisham Mayet of Sublime Frequencies | Golden Gate Park

Founding member Hisham Mayet of legendary label Sublime Frequencies visits the de Young for a double header of rare and intimate sounds and images gathered from explorations around the world. 6–7:30 pm: “Outernational” Music in Wilsey Court 7:30–8:15 pm: Lecture and listening: Charles Duvelle – Disques OCORA ...Every Friday

Trinity Place Block Party: Arts & News Opening Night | SF
Friday, October 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 34 Trinity Place
Trinity Place Block Party: Arts & News Opening Night | SF
Join 34 Trinity Arts & News in celebrating what has become an increasingly rare phenomenon in San Francisco — the opening of a new bookstore and arts space. In keeping with 34 Trinity’s emphasis on San Francisco’s radical artistic and political traditions, the free event ...
$5 Fridays: Run Away with the Circus & Try the Trapeze | SF
$5 Fridays: Run Away with the Circus & Try the Trapeze | SF
For just $5, you can run away with the circus. Perfect for a family-friendly night out, a cheap date night, or fun with friends. Try all kinds of circus activities at a fun family-friendly event: a $5 swing on San Francisco’s only permanent flying trapeze, or ...
Creepy Art: Awake Your Halloween Spirit | Alameda
Friday, October 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is recommended.
| 3Dot Art Gallery
Creepy Art: Awake Your Halloween Spirit | Alameda
Join them Friday the 13th, for compelling surreal art in the spirit of the season. Come and find yourselves entranced by the intriguing and creepy art show featuring work by local artist Raul D’Mauries.h Art from several other local artists will also be displayed, including creepy art ...
Litquake 2017: Woody Allen & The Art Of Moviemaking | SF
Friday, October 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $10 | Mechanics' Institute Library
Litquake 2017: Woody Allen & The Art Of Moviemaking | SF
A cinephile’s dream: the chance to follow legendary director Woody Allen throughout the creation of a film–from inception to premiere–and to enjoy his reflections on some of the finest artists in the history of cinema. Eric Lax has been with Woody Allen almost every step of ...
Friday Night Sound Sculpture & Candlelight Tunnel Ritual | Golden Gate Park
Friday, October 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers
Friday Night Sound Sculpture & Candlelight Tunnel Ritual | Golden Gate Park

Join the art & sound community in Golden Gate Park in the tunnel across from the Conservatory of flowers for the penultimate evening of this interactive sound sculpture. A partnership between visionary conceptual artist Ben Davis, physical interaction designer and sound artist Dan Gottwald, plus many ...Every Friday

Friday the 13th “Glow-in-the-Dark” Black Light Art Show | Alameda
Friday, October 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Donations are appreciated.
| Studio 23
Friday the 13th "Glow-in-the-Dark" Black Light Art Show | Alameda

The Blacklight Art Show is an experience best suited to the time of year when the veils grow thin between worlds, other dimensions seep through in deceptively cheery colors to blind you beyond science. Studio 23 is transformed from a mild-mannered mecca of artistry into ...

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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