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Friday, November 2

Dunkin Donut’s Free Coffee Day & “Cops on a Rooftop” Fundraiser | NorCal
Friday, November 2 – 6:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free. Donations are accepted and get a free coffee.
| All Over Northern California
Dunkin Donut’s Free Coffee Day & "Cops on a Rooftop" Fundraiser | NorCal
For the first time in Northern California, law enforcement officers throughout the Bay will stake out participating Dunkin’ rooftops to support Special Olympics Northern California. Dunkin’s “Cops on a Rooftop” Donate & Get a Free Coffee Friday, November 02, 2018 | 6 am to 11 am All Over ...
2018 de Young Museum Holiday Artisan Fair | Nov 2-4
Friday, November 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | de Young Museum
2018 de Young Museum Holiday Artisan Fair | Nov 2-4

Shop for locally produced holiday gifts and meet eighteen top California artisans, who showcase their unique jewelry, textiles, home accessories, and quality crafts. 2018 de Young Holiday Artisan Fair November 2 – 4, 2018 Friday, 9:30 am–8:30 pm Saturday & Sunday, 9:30 am–5 pm de ...

2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday
Friday, November 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday the 4th, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday

At the end of October, friends will fill up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the 54th Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big sale will be open to the public from October 31st, Halloween, through November 4th. For 2018 ...

Rotunda Dance Series: TURFinc | SF City Hall
Friday, November 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: TURFinc | SF City Hall

The “Rotunda Dance Series” is a set of free monthly dance performances in San Francisco City Hall’s extraordinary rotunda, Dancers’ Group and World Arts West have once again partnered to bring audiences lunchtime glimpses into movement and musical traditions from around the world. Set amidst the ...

2018 Dia de los Muertos Festival of Altars | SF
Friday, November 2 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Garfield Square
2018 Dia de los Muertos Festival of Altars | SF

Honor those who have passed on by creating an altar or taking part in walking procession at San Francisco’s annual Dia de los Muertos event with a Festival of Altars at 4 pm and the Procession at 7 pm. 2018 Dia de los Muertos Procession & Festival of Altars Friday, ...

2018 Día de los Muertos: Community Altars & Sugar Skull Painting | Berkeley
Friday, November 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley
2018 Día de los Muertos: Community Altars & Sugar Skull Painting | Berkeley
Please be advised that we were told that this event is not taking place this 2018. They will resume on 2019. Fall is a time of year when the veil between the living and dead is thought to be at its most diaphanous, take part in ...
Cancelled: “Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, November 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
Cancelled: "Oakland First Fridays" Block Party

Please note, Oakland First Fridays is cancelled on Friday, November 2, 2018. Here’s the organizers’ note: Oakland First Fridays regretfully announces that our street festival scheduled for Friday, November 2, has been cancelled.   There are several reasons for this. But the driving reason is the violence which occurred ...Monthly

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 ...Every Friday

“Friday Nights at the de Young” w/ Zombie Drag Queen | Golden Gate Park
"Friday Nights at the de Young" w/ Zombie Drag Queen | Golden Gate Park

One of San Francisco’s most celebrated after-hours museum events returns for a fall season of 2018. These nine Friday Nights feature free admission to the main-level galleries highlighted by a reinterpretation of contemporary art in their permanent collection and new acquisitions called Specters of Disruption. ...Every Friday

Dias De Los Muertos Celebration: Mestizo Art, Latin Music & Skull Painting | SoMa
Friday, November 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | International Art Museum of America
Dias De Los Muertos Celebration: Mestizo Art, Latin Music & Skull Painting | SoMa
Come and enjoy wonderful Mestizo art by Arturo Martinez during Dias de los Muertos. The festive artist reception will be accompanied by live Latin music, light hor d’oeuvres, and face painting (also available ALL DAY). Sugar skulls will be available for guests to paint in honor ...
“Bay City”: San Francisco Photography & 97th Anniversary Exhibition | Palo Alto
Friday, November 2 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pacific Art League
"Bay City": San Francisco Photography &  97th Anniversary Exhibition | Palo Alto
This November, Polish-German photographer Igor Pilawski will be showing his photos of San Francisco in the Central Gallery of Pacific Art League. Additionally, the gallery celebrate its birthday with the 97th Anniversary Exhibition in the main gallery with mixed art pieces from several artists. There will also ...
“Día de los Muertos” Community Celebration | Mission Dist.
Friday, November 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brava Theater
"Día de los Muertos" Community Celebration | Mission Dist.
Join Galería de la Raza for their annual Día de los Muertos Community Celebration and reclaim the tradition of Dia De Los Muertos in the Mission on November 2, 2018. There will be live performances & interactive art making for all ages. Presented By: The Jamestown Community Center, Accion ...
Kusinang Pilipino Culinary Expo: Food Tasting, Book Talk & Competition | Oakland
Friday, November 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP on eventbrite
| Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Kusinang Pilipino Culinary Expo: Food Tasting, Book Talk & Competition | Oakland
Join The New Filipino Kitchen authors and Tinadtad judges Lisa Suguitan Melnick, Joanne Boston KwanHull, Vanessa Deza Hangad, and Dalena Benavente; Mayo Buena-Fe of “The Cooking Project” and other chefs and culinary literature authors for an evening of food, workshops, The New Filipino Kitchen book ...
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, November 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...Monthly

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, November 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen
"Batch Made Market" Artisan Food | SF

This is your monthly chance to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. Your favorite chefs are in the kitchen, and you can walk through and taste their favorite new recipes. Plus there’s beer. What could be better? The monthly Batch Made Market ...Monthly

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, November 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Come out for  Oakland Art Murmur First Friday Art Walk on Friday, November 2. Please note, Oakland’s First Friday street festival has been cancelled for Friday, November 2. This is a separate event from the Oakland Art Murmur First Friday Art Walk; Oakland Art Murmur will take place ...Monthly

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, November 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regular admission is $18 ...Monthly

2018 Proxy Fall Film Festival: “Sorry To Bother You” | Final Day
Friday, November 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy
2018 Proxy Fall Film Festival: "Sorry To Bother You" | Final Day
“Sorry To Bother You” In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfield) discovers a magical key to professional success, which propels him into a macabre universe of “powercalling” that leads to material glory. But the upswing in Cassius’ career raises serious ...

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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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