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Friday, February 23

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Richmond Dist. Residents
Friday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Richmond Dist. 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 ...

San Francisco Symphony Winter Sale: $20 Tickets | Final Day
Friday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: $20*
*Tickets starting at $20, $25, and $35.
| Davies Symphony Hall
San Francisco Symphony Winter Sale: $20 Tickets | Final Day
Don’t miss irresistible prices on an incredible assortment of world-class performances. Shop early for the best selection of concerts, including: Gautier Capuçon and Pines of Rome Susanna Mälkki and Nikolaj Znaider Cosmic Wonders: Holst’s The Planets The SF Symphony Performs Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 and more Sale starts February 12 ...

Celebrating National Chili Day W/ Free Chili | Walnut Creek
Friday, February 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*They start serving at 12 nn and will serve until supplies last.
| Capital One Cafe (Walnut Creek)
Celebrating National Chili Day W/ Free Chili | Walnut Creek
Swing by the Capital One Cafe on February 23 to enjoy some complimentary Chili on the house, in celebration of National Chili Day. A lunch date with your friendly neighborhood bank…you wouldnt want to have it any other way. They start serving at 12 nn and will ...
30% off: SF’s 1st Ever “Fanny Pack Friday” Bar Crawl | Fisherman’s Wharf
Friday, February 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $8.40*
*Normally $12, Get 30% off tickets with code FUNCHEAP
| Gold Dust Lounge
30% off: SF's 1st Ever "Fanny Pack Friday" Bar Crawl | Fisherman's Wharf
Get your fanny to the Wharf and come play tourist for a night. Bust out your fanny pack, gather the squad, and pretend you are on vacay. The party begins with a check-in at Gold Dust Lounge where you will get your wristband and a list ...
Noise Pop Happy Hour: Coke, Bruh from Last Night & Same Girls | Mission Dist.
Friday, February 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Bender's Bar & Grill
Noise Pop Happy Hour: Coke, Bruh from Last Night & Same Girls | Mission Dist.
Come rock out a free Noise Pop show. During Happy Hour, head to Bender’s to see Coke, Bruh from Last Night and Same Girls. Bay Area outfit Coke draws on influences from noise rock to post-hardcore to krautrock, resulting in a sound that is jarring yet ...
Fauxtest 2018: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park
Friday, February 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free; bring along a flashlight and your Fauxtest sign
| Dolores Park
Fauxtest 2018: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park
Join San Francisco’s sixth annual Fauxtest (pronounced foe-test), a fake protest, rally and march to demonstrate for/against Dada (fake or nonsense) news. Originally conceived as a fake protest in response to complacency and arm chair activism, Fauxtest has evolved into a response to the fake ...
Surfrider’s Opening Party: Ocean Themed Art, Live Music & Microbrews | SF
Friday, February 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Palace of Fine Arts
Surfrider's Opening Party: Ocean Themed Art, Live Music & Microbrews | SF
Join the celebration for the 2018 grand opening night of Message in a Bottle, packed with ocean themed art, installations, tacos, and local microbrews from Lagunitas, Magnolia, Fort Point and Wawona. Be sure to bring your own cup or purchase an official Surfrider Foundation Kleen Kanteen stainless ...
“Under the Fog” Monthly Indie Showcase | Ghirardelli Square
Friday, February 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Square
"Under the Fog" Monthly Indie Showcase | Ghirardelli Square

Come and listen to an indie showcase on the West Plaza featuring local musicians and bands every last Friday of the month from 6:30-9:00 pm. “Under the Fog” Monthly Indie Showcase Every Last Friday | 6:30 pm to 9 pm Ghirardelli Square, 900 N Point ...

Grammy Award Winner Rostam’s Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Friday, February 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Grammy Award Winner Rostam's Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Grammy Award-winning songwriter and producer Rostam celebrates his album, Half-Light (Nonesuch), with an in-store performance and signing at Amoeba SF before his sold out Slim’s show. Purchase your copy of Half-Light in-store only at Amoeba SF on 2/23 to attend the album signing after the show.
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Serenade” | SF
Friday, February 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Herbst Theatre
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Serenade” | SF
Masterpieces by two great Romantics, Antonín Dvořák and Johannes Brahms, share the stage in a concert which focusses almost exclusively on their fabulous woodwinds. A homage to Mozart, Dvořák’s Serenade in D minor is filled with Slavonic rhythms and displays the composer’s gift for graceful melodies. ...
Wayang Bali: An Evening with Balinese Shadows | Berkeley
Friday, February 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Morrison Hall (UC Berkeley)
Wayang Bali: An Evening with Balinese Shadows | Berkeley
Award-winning, internationally acclaimed Shadow Master, Larry Reed, presents a great event for all ages. Featuring a stunning array of intricate, handmade shadow puppet figures silhouetted on a backlit screen, the ancient stories blend religious mythology, historical events and humorous improvisation. The combination of shadow puppets, ...
2018 “Dre Day” DJ Bash | Oakland
Friday, February 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $13.65*
*$13.65 Tha Shiznit , $16.82 Let Me Ride, $18.93Xplosive
| The Uptown Nightclub
2018 "Dre Day" DJ Bash | Oakland
It’s “Dre Day” (aka Dr. Dre’s birthday), so come party at The Uptown Nightclub for the official Bay Area Dre Day celebration with a selection of DJs to keep the party bumping. 2018 Dre Day Friday, February 23, 2018 | 9 pm to 2 am The Uptown Nightclub, 1928 Telegraph ...
Win Tix: Michael Yo (CBS / Chelsea Lately) Comedy Night | Cobb’s
Friday, February 23 – 10:15 pm | Cost: WIN | Cobb's Comedy Club
Michael Yo is Hollywood’s resident entertainment and pop culture expert. He can be seen on CBS’ The Insider, for which he covers the latest in celebrity news and gossip, as well as guest co-hosting CBS’ The Talk. > Get Tickets – $23.50 Michael recently wrapped 7 seasons of ...
Noise Pop: After Hours Secret Show | SF
Friday, February 23 – 11:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Light Rail Studios
Noise Pop: After Hours Secret Show | SF
In keeping with Noise Pop tradition, the festival will offer several intimate, late-night performances from notable surprise music acts. Presented by Deep Eddy Vodka, the after-hours festivities this year will take place at Light Rail Studios on Friday and Saturday, February 23 and 24. The “Deep Eddy ...

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 …

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: FREE | 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
FREE
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 …

“Ain’t Mama’s Drag” Weekly Variety Show | SF
"Ain't Mama's Drag" Weekly Variety Show | SF

San Francisco’s only drag variety show has Queens, Kings and live performers of every type imaginable. Expect the unexpected here. The audience cannot predict what hostess Cruzin d’Loo has dug up for their entertainment every Friday night at a respectable 8 pm… that’s the only thing respectable about …

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 …

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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