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Friday, May 18

Art At The Dump: Recology’s Recycled Materials Art Exhibition | SF
Friday, May 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free and open to the public, all ages welcome, wheelchair accessible.
| Recology San Francisco
Art At The Dump: Recology's Recycled Materials Art Exhibition | SF

San Francisco, CA–The Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco will host an exhibition and reception for current artist-in-residence Neil Mendoza, and CCA student artist Emily Budd on Friday and Saturday. 2018 Recology Exhibit The art exhibition will take place on Friday, May 18, from ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason
Friday, May 18 – 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 & Beer Garden | Fort Mason

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered ...Every Friday

2018 SF SPCA’s “Bay to BARKers” Cocktail Pawty | SF
2018 SF SPCA's "Bay to BARKers" Cocktail Pawty | SF
The SF SPCA is excited to announce the Annual Spring Cocktail Pawty. They will kick off the weekend with a party that includes cuddles, cocktails and the Companion Chronicles – the recently launched storytelling project. SF SPCA’s Bay BARKers Cocktail Pawty Friday, May 18, 2018 | ...
Speakeasy Circus: Anniversary Gala & Aerial Performance | SF
Friday, May 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $25*
*$25 general admission
| Acrosports
Speakeasy Circus: Anniversary Gala & Aerial Performance | SF
A Roaring 20s Extravaganza is AcroSports 25th year celebration circus show. This anniversary Gala is filled with a variety of breathtaking acts including aerial extraordinaire and AcroSports alumni Brett Womack performing on tissu, a jaw dropping Contortion Tap Duet, and their amazing, very own, AcroSports Tumblers. ...
Burning Man Playa Arts Sneak Peek | Oakland
Friday, May 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Classic Cars West
Burning Man Playa Arts Sneak Peek | Oakland
Get a peek at all the amazing 2018 Burning Man Arts without getting hot and dusty in the desert from 7-10 pm on Friday, May 18, 2018. Burning Man Arts Sneak Peek Friday, May 18, 2018 | 7 to 10 pm Classic Cars West, 411 26th Street, Oakland FREE, but an RSVP is required Curious ...
5th Annual Retro-Inspired Black Light Art Party | 111 Minna
Friday, May 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with $10 suggested donation.
| 111 Minna Gallery
5th Annual Retro-Inspired Black Light Art Party | 111 Minna

Art in a Different Light is a one-night, retro-inspired black light art and music event hosted by the de Young Museum College Night, and Nexus ArtReach at 111 Minna Gallery on Friday, May 18, 2018. 5th Annual Retro-Inspired Black Light Art Party Friday, May 18, 2018 ...

San Jose Bike Party : Sci-Fi Fantasy Ride
Friday, May 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party : Sci-Fi Fantasy Ride

San Jose Bike Party presents the Sci-Fi Fantasy Ride Date: Friday, May 18, 2018. Gathering typically is in full swing by 7:30. Wheels hit the street at 8pm. Our starting location and route information will be posted here within 48 hours of the event. Monthly

Win Tix: “Habitat for Humanity” Havana Nights Gala | SF Design Center
Friday, May 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Discounted tickets available for $65 at Gilt
| San Francisco Design Center
High Stakes guests will enjoy an open bar with beer, wine, and our signature event cocktail, as well as hors-d’oeuvres, while playing charity casino games, taking part in the silent auction, photo booth and a fantastic raffle. Get Tickets – $65 $100 – Save $35 on Gilt With ...
Win Tix: Washed Out: Woozily Evocative Synth Pop (Sold Out) | August Hall
Friday, May 18 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | August Hall
Washed Out is Ernest Greene, a young guy from Georgia (via South Carolina). > Get Tickets – $35 He makes bedroom synthpop that sounds blurred and woozily evocative, like someone smeared Vaseline all over an early OMD demo tape, then stayed up all night trying to recreate ...
Win Tix: VHS Collection: Alt-Rock & Electro Disco Party | Rickshaw Stop
Friday, May 18 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Rickshaw Stop
VHS Collection is a New York-based electronic rock band formed by three longtime friends: Conor Cook, James Bohannon, Nils Vanderlip. > Get Tickets – $13 Adv / $15 Door (18+) Known for powerful songwriting and high-energy live performances, the band has released two EP’s to date and ...
Win Tix: Petty Theft: Tribute to American Icon Tom Petty | Slim’s
Friday, May 18 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Slim's
At the forefront of classic and contemporary American Rock and Roll, you are sure to find Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. If you’re a fan of Tom Petty’s amazing song catalog then you’re sure to like Petty Theft. > Get Tickets – $19.50 Petty Theft is comprised of ...
Win Tix: World Class Funk, Soul, Rock & Roll: Sweet Plot | The Independent
Friday, May 18 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Independent
Sweet Plot is a band cultivated from San Francisco’s storied roots of rock and soul, bringing a fresh flavor of love and positivity with funky beats sure to get the dance floor popping. > Get Tickets – $17 Adv / $20 Door Deep vocals, heavy drums, mean ...

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 ...
“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*
*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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