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Sunday, January 20

Likely Canceled: January Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Likely Canceled: January Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Muir Woods is Closed as of 1/7/19 – Please note due to the government shutdown, Muir Woods remains closed – Learn More Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is ...

Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square | SF
Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square | SF

Don’t know how to skate? Kaiser Permanente is inviting beginner skaters to the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines to come learn from professional skate instructors every weekend. Lessons are free (including skate rental) to those who sign up in ...

The Forum w/ Alan Hirsch: “Impeaching the President: Past, Present, & Future” | SF
Sunday, January 20 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
The Forum w/ Alan Hirsch: "Impeaching the President: Past, Present, & Future" | SF
A historical look by the constitutional scholar at the practice of impeachment, how it impacted the terms of Presidents Johnson, Nixon, and Clinton, and how it may affect Donald Trump.
MLK Weekend San Francisco History Walks | 19 Free Tours
Sunday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
MLK Weekend San Francisco History Walks | 19 Free Tours

San Francisco City Guides offer free guided walking tours of many different neighborhoods in the city and will be offering a full slate of free tours on MLK weekend Saturday through Monday. Tour starting times range from 9:30 am to 2 pm and there are ...

Sea Lions’ 29th Anniversary: Guided Tours | Pier 39
Sunday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Sea Lions' 29th Anniversary: Guided Tours | Pier 39

Celebrate the 29th anniversary of the sea lions’ arrival to PIER 39. The boisterous barking pinnipeds began arriving in droves shortly after the Loma Prieta earthquake hit San Francisco in October 1989. With a protected environment and plentiful supply of food from the Bay, the ...

Napa Valley Restaurant Week | January 20-27
Napa Valley Restaurant Week | January 20-27

From Michelin-rated restaurants to mom-and-pop farmhouse favorites, the Napa Valley food scene is the stuff of gourmet dreams. During Napa Valley Restaurant Week, Jan. 20–27, 2019, you can eat (and drink) in luxury for a fraction of the normal cost. Limited-time-only experiences include a three-course ...

$5 All-You-Can-Dance Class Day | SF
Sunday, January 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Register in advance. Pay $5 at the door (cash preferred) for an afternoon of dance.
| Alonzo King Lines Ballet
$5 All-You-Can-Dance Class Day | SF
Come enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of dancing at All You Can Dance for just $5. Dance your heart out in classes from a range of styles and levels. The event, to quote San Francisco Chronicle columnist Leah Garchik, is “a blast.” All You Can Dance for ...
2019 Oakland Restaurant Week: Final Day | East Bay
2019 Oakland Restaurant Week: Final Day | East Bay

Celebrate the most diverse restaurant week in the region. Oakland Restaurant Week runs over two weekends for foodies to take full advantage of dining deals from January 11-20, 2019. For 10 days, top Oakland restaurants will offer special prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner menus at $10, $20, $30, ...

2019 Black & Brown Comix Arts Festival | SF
Sunday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
2019 Black & Brown Comix Arts Festival | SF

The Black & Brown Comix Arts Festival (BCAF) is a free, three-day festival that celebrates the creativity of people of color in the comic arts and popular visual culture and is dedicated to the notion that all audiences deserve to be subject in the culture ...

Free San Francisco “Latin American” Family Concerts | Oakland
Sunday, January 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Free San Francisco "Latin American" Family Concerts | Oakland
Join for an entertaining and engaging family concert as the wonderful woodwinds of the Quinteto Latino join a quintet of super SFCO string players to bring you the vibrant colors and vigorous rhythms of Latin American. Expand your musical horizons journey to Mexico, Panama, Brazil, Argentina ...
Tripp Distillery’s $7 Special & Spiced Rum Release | Pacifica
Tripp Distillery's $7 Special & Spiced Rum Release | Pacifica
Tripp Distillery releases its 2019 Spiced Rum with a $7 special that includes Distillery Tour, Craft Cocktail, 4 Organic Spirits tastings, & hot link. The place is a dog friendly facility on the beach in Pacifica just down the road from San Francisco.
1st Female Architect Julia Morgan’s Buildings of SF Walking Tour | SF
Sunday, January 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a ticket is required. Donations are welcome, but not required.
| The Fairmont (San Francisco)
1st Female Architect Julia Morgan's Buildings of SF Walking Tour | SF
Julia Morgan was California’s first licensed female architect. She had a prolific career, designing over 700 buildings, including Hearst Castle. In honor of her birthday (Jan 20, 1872), visit some of her San Francisco buildings. Expect to walk at least two miles over a span of ...
Peace & Music: Interfaith Service Honoring Dr. MLK Jr. | Grace Cathedral
Sunday, January 20 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
Peace & Music: Interfaith Service Honoring Dr. MLK Jr. | Grace Cathedral
Join for an Interfaith Evensong, with reflections by local faith leaders, a homily by Dr. Andrea C. White, Union Theological Seminary, and music by the Edwin Hawkins Singers. Evensong will be followed by the King and Faith Forum. Organized around the MLK2019 theme of We’re In ...
2019 Fresh Festival: Pop-up Artists & Potluck | SF
Sunday, January 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5-15 suggested donation
| Finnish Hall
2019 Fresh Festival: Pop-up Artists & Potluck | SF

FRESH Exchanges are community oriented and organized social and interactive events created to cultivate, invigorate and cross-pollinate experimental dance, music and performance artists and audiences. These include live music events, roundtable talks, artist input and audience feedback sessions, writing and reading circles, improvisation jams and ...

The Bechdel Cast Sun Podcast | SF Sketchfest 2019
Sunday, January 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
The Bechdel Cast Sun Podcast | SF Sketchfest 2019
The Bechdel Cast is a podcast hosted by comedians Jamie Loftus and Caitlin Durante about the portrayal of women in film. It’s inspired by the Bechdel Test (created by cartoonist Alison Bechdel), which requires that a movie has two female characters (with names) who speak ...
Napa Lighted Art Festival 2019 | Final Night
Sunday, January 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Napa
Napa Lighted Art Festival 2019 | Final Night

Napa does Art After Dark. Iconic architecture becomes the painting in this unique lighted art walk. Original artwork created by local and international artists will be installed at approximately 16 locations in Downtown Napa, the Oxbow District and other places within the City of Napa. ...

“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF
Sunday, January 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
| Neck of The Woods
"Crazy Funny Asians" Comedy Showcase | SF

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase, presented by Funcheap and HellaFunny. Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Free tickets for the first 100 people to RSVP “Crazy ...Every Sunday

Napa’s “Night Bloom” After Dark Hot Air Balloons | Final Night of 2019
Sunday, January 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oxbow Commons
Napa's "Night Bloom" After Dark Hot Air Balloons | Final Night of 2019

Napa does Art After Dark. Iconic architecture becomes the painting in this unique lighted art walk. Original artwork created by local and international artists will be installed at approximately 16 locations in Downtown Napa, the Oxbow District and other places within the City of Napa. ...

City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Sunday, January 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Presidio Parade Grounds
City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Rare Super Blood Moon Total Lunar Eclipse Over SF
Sunday, January 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Rare Super Blood Moon Total Lunar Eclipse Over SF
It’s the year’s first supermoon, meaning the moon is nearly at its closest to Earth for this month, plus there will be lunar eclipse as well. This will be the last total lunar eclipse to grace Earth’s sky until May 26, 2021. A total lunar eclipse occurs when the ...

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“Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Heart of the City" Sunday 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, ...
Student Hall Sundays at Capital One Cafe | Walnut Creek
Every Sunday – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One Cafe (Walnut Creek)
Student Hall Sundays at Capital One Cafe | Walnut Creek
Hitting the Books? Join the Study Hall Sunday at Capital One Cafe. Show your student ID to an ambassador and receive a complimentary hand-crafted beverage every Sunday when you come to our space to study. Limit one drink per student. Ask an Ambassador for more details. Student Hall ...
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor ...
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Sunday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Point Bonita Lighthouse
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Meet Point Bonita docents along the lighthouse trail. This hidden, historic setting offers breathtaking views and many stories of what life was like living at the head of such perilous waters. A secret jewel of the Bay Area, the Point Bonita Lighthouse, built in 1855, was ...
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels. The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you ...
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides. Victorian Walking Tour Every Sunday | 2 pm 1801 Bush, 1801 Bush St., SF, CA Free, but donations are accepted. On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll ...
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon. Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam Every Sunday | 4-7 pm The Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland Ave., SF, CA FREE Jamming happens ...
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Starry Plough
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a weekly all-ages matinee concert series from 4-7 pm every Sunday. The show is free, but donations are welcome. The pub opens at 2 pm. There is a large selection of beers and full kitchen with satisfying pub staples like ...
Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club taught by Jade Ford. Juggling Club Most Sundays | 5-8p Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF Free, ...
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