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Wednesday, January 31

Total Lunar Eclipse | 2018
Wednesday, January 31 – 3:48 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Total Lunar Eclipse | 2018
On January 31, 2018, A total lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes completely through the Earth’s dark shadow, or umbra. During this type of eclipse, the Moon will gradually get darker and then take on a rusty or blood red color.  The lunar eclipse takes ...
Free Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party | Los Altos
Wednesday, January 31 – 4:00 am | Cost: FREE | Foothill College
Free Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party | Los Altos
Start your day with the super blue lunar eclipse. On Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 4-6 a.m. in the Foothill College Observatory, astronomy professor Dr. Geoff Mathews will guide you through this extraordinary event. For the first time since 1866, a blue supermoon will coincide with a ...

Rare Super Blue Moon Total Lunar Eclipse | January 31
Wednesday, January 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Rare Super Blue Moon Total Lunar Eclipse | January 31
This January 31st, something quite rare and special will happen. Be sure to look up in the sky to spot the supermoon, blue moon, and total lunar eclipse, also known as a blood moon, over San Francisco. For observers in North America, it’s the first time all ...
2-for-1 Tix: Alcatraz Winter Tours & Boat Cruise | SF
2-for-1 Tix: Alcatraz Winter Tours & Boat Cruise | SF

For the first time in its history, Alcatraz Cruises is launching a “Buy One, Get One Free” ticket promotion to encourage Bay Area residents to experience the assets that make Alcatraz Island one of the country’s most popular attractions. You’ll get a “day tour” boat ...

Free San Francisco Zoo Day for Kids | 14 and Under
Wednesday, January 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to all children age 14 and young through January 31, 2018
| San Francisco Zoo
Free San Francisco Zoo Day for Kids | 14 and Under

San Francisco Zoo & Gardens is pleased to offer free admission to all children age 14 and younger now through January 31, 2018. Free admission is part of the Zoo’s “Happy Zoo Year” promotion; a gift from the Zoo to the entire Bay Area. Free ...

2018 San Francisco Restaurant Week | Final Day
2018 San Francisco Restaurant Week | Final Day

SF Restaurant Week is a 10-day celebration of our world-class dining community when frugal foodies get to eat their way through nearly 130 restaurants around San Francisco. Participating restaurants will offer special prix-fixe menus to showcase their passion for sharing great food with diners. 2018 ...

Aero Adventure Challenge | San Carlos
Wednesday, January 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hiller Aviation Museum
Aero Adventure Challenge | San Carlos
Launch an adventure in flight at the Hiller Aviation Museum. Explore the magic of flight at the Hiller Aviation Museum. Discover how aircraft fly with a collection of some 50 historic aircraft. Take on the wind tunnel challenge in the Invention Lab, see robotic flight in ...
Cocktails for a Cause: Social Justice Storytelling | SF
Wednesday, January 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry, bring money for food and drinks.
| Virgil's Sea Room
Cocktails for a Cause: Social Justice Storytelling | SF
If last year was the year the country settled into a new reality, this is the year you question your complacency. From the #metoo movement to victims of gun violence, brave voices have been sharing their stories, forcing you to challenge your norms. Yet much ...
Kiss January Goodbye: Yoga & Dance Bootcamp | Wednesday
Wednesday, January 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Bay Club San Francisco
Kiss January Goodbye: Yoga & Dance Bootcamp | Wednesday

Come to our pop-up event January 29–31 to experience more in 2018. Featuring an exclusive master class, daily offers from the Shop, spa, and personal training and complimentary hospitality. This is one fitness event you won’t want to miss, so join them to give January ...

International Ocean Film Festival 15th Anniversary Launch Party | SF
Wednesday, January 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. However, RSVPs for the public have now closed.
| Lucasfilm Premier Theater
International Ocean Film Festival 15th Anniversary Launch Party | SF
Join in for the launch of the 15th Anniversary IOFF Official Film Selections at Lucasfilm. Be a part of the excitement as they feature short films, trailers and meet the all-star casts of surfers, sharks, orcas and amazing sea-birds on the big screen. Be the first ...
Free SFJAZZ Collective & SF Conservatory of Music Concert | SF
Wednesday, January 31 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Free SFJAZZ Collective & SF Conservatory of Music Concert | SF
Exploring new ground has never been a foreign concept at San Francisco Conservatory of Music. After 100 years, the Conservatory is ripe for its next adventure. This season sees the launch of Roots, Jazz, and American Music, plus a bachelor’s degree program in partnership with ...

Every Wednesday

Free Bad-Ass Morning Outdoor Workout: Alta Vista Park | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Alta Plaza Park
Free Bad-Ass Morning Outdoor Workout: Alta Vista Park | SF

Every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am, gather at Alta Plaza Park for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city.
The half hour workouts are different each week, but consist of boot camp style workouts like running hills, core work, …

“Heart of the City” Wednesday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Wednesday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Heart of the City" Wednesday Farmers Market | UN Plaza

Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, …

Free Rooftop Cardio Dance Class in the Park | Salesforce Park
Every Wednesday – 7:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Cardio Dance Class in the Park | Salesforce Park

This lively series rotates between Zumba, hip-hop, salsa and more. Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF..
Free Rooftop Cardio Dance Class in the Park | SF
Wednesday, Aug. 15 – Oct. 31, 2018 | 7:30 am to 8:30 am
Salesforce Park (Main …

Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco School of Needlework & Design
Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF

These free events give you the opportunity to stitch in an inspiring environment with fellow enthusiasts. Bring along your projects, embroidery, knitting or even darning, and enjoy the company of others and their vast needlework library at your leisure.
Free Stitch Ins meet every Wednesday from …

Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero
Every Wednesday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Autodesk Gallery
Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero

The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates the design process that takes a great idea and turns it into a reality.
With more than 20 different exhibits regularly on display that showcase the innovative work of Autodesk customers, the gallery illustrates the role …

Free Rooftop Writing Workshop | Salesforce Park
Every Wednesday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Writing Workshop | Salesforce Park

Get your creativity flowing and add some tools to your toolbox with The Writers Studio. Pens and notepads provided, or bring your old favorite. Join and spend an hour to get creativity flowing, plus writing tips for free, from The Writers Studio.
Free Rooftop Writing Workshop
Every Wednesday …

Free Love Tour: A Free Walking Tour of the Haight-Ashbury | SF
Every Wednesday – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Suggested donation of $10-$15 per person. No one turned away for lack of funds.
| Oak & Ashbury (Panhandle)
Free Love Tour: A Free Walking Tour of the Haight-Ashbury | SF

In the spirit of the Free Love Movement, Wild SF Tours is leading a free SF tour (pay-what-you-wish) through the Haight-Ashbury, epicenter of the 1960’s hippie counterculture and music.
With a guitar-toting tour guide, explore the famed the psychedelic district that rocked 1960’s America into a …

Free Beginner Knitting in the Rooftop Park | SF
Every Wednesday – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Beginner Knitting in the Rooftop Park | SF

Need a new hobby? Learn the basics of knitting for free, courtesy of SF knitting supply outpost ImagiKnit, at Salesforce Park, SF’s 5.4 acre rooftop park on top of the new Transit Center.
Free Beginner Knitting in the Rooftop Park | SF
Every Wednesday at 1:30 pm | Aug. …

Castro Farmers’ Market | SF
Every Wednesday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market | SF

Every Wednesday night throughout the season, starting March 14, 2018, Noe Street is abloom with fresh fruits and vegetables as the Castro Farmers’ Market brings California’s best to the neighborhood.
The farmers’ market is open 4-8 pm, rain or shine, but it doesn’t hurt to be prepared. The market will …

2018 “Top the Cops” Insane (But Legal) Drag Races vs. Cops | Sonoma Raceway
Every Wednesday – 4:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$25 to race, $15 to race with High School ID; $10 for spectators.
| Highways 37 & 121
2018 "Top the Cops" Insane (But Legal) Drag Races vs. Cops | Sonoma Raceway

The popular Wednesday Night Drags program will kick off its 30th consecutive year at Sonoma Raceway on March 14, 2018.
Top The Cops:
High school students will drag race against Bay Area law enforcement officers when the popular Top the Cops program returns as part of Sonoma Raceway’s weekly …

“Karma Cinema”: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway
"Karma Cinema": Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway

Time to get generous; The New Parkway Theater is letting you pay-what-you-wish for a movie ticket every Wednesday night.
Theater doors open at 6 pm every Wednesday and every movie (albeit a few exceptions like private events) will be offered on a sliding scale of a penny (if …

Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:10 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 and reservations are required
| Dandelion Chocolate
Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF

Mmmm… chocolate! Four days a week, Dandelion Chocolates offer $5 factory tours (with tastings) and they’ll send you off with a hot chocolate gift card so you can end your experience on an extra chocolatey note. These tours can book up months in advance (especially for …

“Musical Wednesdays” Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Edge
"Musical Wednesdays" Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro

Start your week singing with Musical Mondays or get over the hump with Musical Wednesdays at The Edge in the Castro, where they play all of your favorite musicals to sing and drink along with a different theme each week from 7 pm to 2 am every …

“Roots, Rum & Reggae” Live Reggae Night | Peninsula
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 7 Mile Sports Bar & Grill
“Roots, Rum & Reggae” Live Reggae Night | Peninsula

The Historic 7 Mile House will be hosts a weekly Wednesday reggae night appropriately called “Roots Rum & Reggae”, and will feature the Bay Area’s best reggae bands on a rotating schedule.
Check out the 7 Mile House calendar for details on this week’s band.
“Roots, Rum …

Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights | Cigar Bar
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights |  Cigar Bar

Join the Cigar Bar & Grill every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Jazz show (both traditional jazz and latin jazz) by local Bay Area musicians.
Shows start at 8pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & Jazz. For complete line-up and more information please visit their website.
Live …

“Comedy Cellar” Free Stand-Up Showcase | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*When you use the promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, it's $5.
| Ales Unlimited: Beer Basement
"Comedy Cellar" Free Stand-Up Showcase | SF

Every Wednesday, the newest stand-up showcase in San Francisco comes to the legendary basement of 222 Hyde. Your hosts, Christian Reyes, Joey Avery & Torio Van Grol present you with a fresh lineup of the best local acts mixed with touring headliners from out of …

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Every Wednesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with a drink special purchase
| Northstar Cafe
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF

Try your hand (literally) at the Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl starting in North Beach.
Get lubricated on $3 – $3.50 drink specials, and compete in Rock Paper Scissors tournament qualifying rounds while moving from bar to bar. The tournament champ wins a bar tab. Meet new people while earning points to …

“Housepitality” DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa
"Housepitality" DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa

Housepitality SF gives you a reason to come out dancing every Wednesday night with world-class artists and free champagne.
Enjoy free champagne from 9-10 pm and $5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality discount). The RSVP list closes at 6 pm on the day of the show.
Housepitality DJ Night
Every Wednesday …

Classical Workshop: Weekly Late Night Chamber Music | Monroe
Every Wednesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Monroe
Classical Workshop: Weekly Late Night Chamber Music | Monroe

Every Wednesday night at Monroe, come experience live classical music in an unconventional space.
The program changes weekly, and will always highlight live chamber music.

Hear and experience the sounds of exciting arrangements without the pretense of a concert hall.
Sip on cocktails, or enjoy a cold beer …

The Late Mic w/ Frosty Nugs Free Comedy Showcase & Open Mic | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | BRIX 581
The Late Mic w/ Frosty Nugs Free Comedy Showcase & Open Mic | Oakland

The Late Mic with Frosty Nugs is a weekly comedy showcase that features comics from all over the San Francisco Bay Area and the world. Come for the showcase and stay for the open mic which immediately follows the headliner.
First come, first serve, but they …

The Real Honeys of SF: Reality TV Inspired Improv Show | SF
Every Wednesday – 10:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Stagewerx Theatre
The Real Honeys of SF: Reality TV Inspired Improv Show | SF

The Real Honeys of SF is the show that doesn’t save any drama for your mama. Local Honey will create a brand new reality show from scratch, right in front of your eyes and inspired by you.
Audience suggestions are used complete with wacky characters, …

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