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Thursday, January 23

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | Jan. 23 – Sept. 24
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | Jan. 23 - Sept. 24

The Asian Art Museum is back for 2020 beginning January 23rd through September 24th. The museum will be open until 9 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, lively ...Every Thursday

Cursive Free In-store Concert | Amoeba SF
Thursday, January 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Cursive Free In-store Concert | Amoeba SF
Cursive celebrates their second new album in as many years, Get Fixed (out 1/17 on vinyl, Black & Silver Cornetto Color Vinyl & CD on their own 15 Passenger Records), with a live in-store set and signing at Amoeba SF on Thursday, January 23rd at ...

Exploratorium After Dark: Flights of Fancy | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Flights of Fancy | Pier 15
As Curious Contraptions, our winter exhibition, comes to a close, get on board with its fetching and whimsical take on transportation. From bewitching bicycles to astounding aviation to crazy cars, take a look at the art, science, and storytelling behind bewildering and transcendent modes of ...
Lunar New Year NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF
Lunar New Year NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF
Get a second chance to kick off the new year when NightLife rings in the Year of the Rat with a night devoted to Lunar New Year traditions. Begin the celebration with a powerful lion dance performance and ceremony by SF’s own Jing Mo Athletic Association, ...
Win Tix: Asian Art Museum’s Evening Talk w/ Nepal Artist Tsherin Sherpa | SF
Thursday, January 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Asian Art Museum
For almost a thousand years, Tibetan artists have created visionary paintings for the practice of Vajrayana, or Lightning Vehicle, Buddhism. In this program, thangka master Tsherin Sherpa discusses the theory and practice of Himalayan art in the contemporary world. This evening artist talk is part of ...
2020 Fresh Festival: Dance, Music, Performance | Final Day
Thursday, January 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Many events free. Others have nominal costs
| Brava Theater
2020 Fresh Festival: Dance, Music, Performance | Final Day

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 ...

Win Tix: Psych-rock Band Society of Rockets: Album Release | Rickshaw Stop
Thursday, January 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Rickshaw Stop
Psychedelic pop band from San Francisco, The Society of Rockets has been around since the mid-1990s, quietly building a deep discography while almost entirely removed from the larger indie rock community. The group is led by singer and primary songwriter Joshua Babcock, a man with a ...
Win Tix: “2 Dope Queens” Star Phoebe Robinson in Conversation | SF
Thursday, January 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Marines' Memorial Theatre
SF Sketchfest Tribute to Phoebe Robinson, in conversation. Phoebe Robinson is a multi-talented stand-up comedian, New York Times best-selling writer, and actress. She is best known as the co-creator and co-star of the hit podcast turned TV show “2 Dope Queens,” the WNYC hit podcast ...

Friday, January 24

Dunkin’s Free Oatmilk Latte | Every Friday in January
Friday, January 24 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dunkin Donuts (Bay Area)
Dunkin’s Free Oatmilk Latte | Every Friday in January

Calling all oatmilk lovers: Dunkin’ is bringing a whole new way to add a little creamy to your day. This spring Dunkin’s new Oatmilk Latte is comin’ in hot (or iced!) to restaurants nationwide. Made from rich, handcrafted espresso and creamy oatmilk, this new drink offers ...

Cal Academy of Sciences: Winter Neighborhood Free Days | Jan. 24 – Mar. 15
Friday, January 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
Cal Academy of Sciences: Winter Neighborhood Free Days | Jan. 24 - Mar. 15

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 ...

SAJJ Mediterranean’s San Bruno Grand Opening | Peninsula
Friday, January 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP on Facebook
| Sajj Street Eats (San Bruno)
SAJJ Mediterranean's San Bruno Grand Opening | Peninsula
SAJJ Mediterranean, the popular Mediterranean fast casual eatery, is celebrating the Grand Opening of its newest location in San Bruno’s Bayhill Shopping Center! Festivities will include a free entree for the first 50 people in line at 11 am and 50% off orders all day ...
San Jose New Year-Tet Festival | 2020
Friday, January 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Eastridge Mall
San Jose New Year-Tet Festival | 2020

Celebrate Lunar New Year at the biggest Vietnamese New Year Festival in San Jose, happening over three days from January 24-26, 2020. San Jose New Year-Tet Festival – Jan 24, 2020 from 3 pm-11 pm – Jan 25 & 26, 2020 from 11 am-11 pm Eastridge ...

2020 Australia Day Party: Drinking Games, Sausage Sizzle & Aussie Top 100 | SF
2020 Australia Day Party: Drinking Games, Sausage Sizzle & Aussie Top 100 | SF
Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oi Oi Oi Ring in Australia Day while enjoying Tim Tam Slams, Fairy bread, the ‘Hey Hey It’s Saturday’ Drinking Challenge, ‘Kath & Kim’ Shots, and Australian beers – all while listening to Triple J’s Hottest 100 (streaming live). Compete in the Best Dressed Aussie ...
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

Free Friday Night at the Art Center | Palo Alto
Friday, January 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Palo Alto Art Center
Free Friday Night at the Art Center | Palo Alto
Join the Palo Alto Art Center for Friday Night at the Art Center on January 24, 7-9 p.m. This free event celebrates the opening of our latest exhibition, Rooted: Trees in Contemporary Art. Friday Night at the Art Center will feature opportunities to meet the artists, ...
Free Opening Night: “Downtown Oakland Comedy Night” | Every Friday
Friday, January 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP (otherwise it's $10 at door) - Donations greatly appreciated.
| Era Art Bar & Lounge
Free Opening Night: "Downtown Oakland Comedy Night" | Every Friday

HellaFunny Presents the newest comedy showcase in the entire Bay Area with “Downtown Oakland Comedy Night” Located in the Heart of Downtown Oakland, DTO Comedy Night will showcase the most hilarious and dopest established talent that the city of Oakland has to offer. ...Every Friday

HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF
Friday, January 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after
| Bar Fluxus
HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF

Come to an amazing downtown art bar, Bar Fluxus to enjoy some classic RnB tunes with DJ BeatsMe. Hear some classic throwbacks from Ginuwine, TLC, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Prince, Usher, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Frank Ocean, Brandy, Missy and Aaliyah and more. HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, ...Every Friday

Saturday, January 25

Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show | SF
Saturday, January 25 – All Day | Cost: $19*
*Children under 4 Free, Family Package 2 adults 2 Children $59
| Cow Palace
Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show | SF
Get up close and personal and meet the best of breeds as 1,000 dogs from over 100 breeds from around the world compete at the largest benched dog show in the West. It’s your chance to ask questions from owners, breeders and adoption groups on ...
Oakland A’s FanFest 2020 | Jack London Square
Saturday, January 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is requested but not required.
| Jack London Square
Oakland A's FanFest 2020 | Jack London Square
The Oakland A’s will host their annual FanFest on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Jack London Square. A’s FanFest 2020 Saturday, January 25, 2020 Jack London Square, Broadway, Oakland FREE for all fans; an RSVP is requested but it’s not required Please note that we’ve confirmed the 2020 date, but the ...
Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday
Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, ...Every Saturday

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday
Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday

, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire ...Every Saturday

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Richmond Dist. & Marina
Saturday, January 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Richmond Dist. & Marina

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 ...

Family Geochaching Adventure | San Carlos
Saturday, January 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Carlos Museum of History
Family Geochaching Adventure | San Carlos
Come join the fun as a family to find various geocache treasures all over San Carlos. Meet in front of the San Carlos Museum. REI will again be sponsoring this event, and will bring some GPS units to check out and use or use your own ...
Win Tix: Daybreaker “The Soaring ’20s” | SF Daybreaker fam — The Roaring ’20s came & went, but this decade calls for a new vibe that we call The Soaring ’20s. So let’s celebrate all this newness on Sat, Jan 25th with a wild dance party. Get Tickets – $5 Off using Discount code ...
San Francisco City Job Fair 2020 | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, January 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco County Fair Building
San Francisco City Job Fair 2020 | Golden Gate Park
San Francisco Recreation and Parks, along with other government agencies will host the final in a series of three Saturday job fairs this month, Saturday, January 25th at the County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park. Job training resources and information will also be available. For ...
“Into China” Chinese Lunar New Year Gallery Opening & Open House | Danville
Saturday, January 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission to the Public.
| The Blackhawk Museum
"Into China" Chinese Lunar New Year Gallery Opening & Open House | Danville
Come celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year at the Blackhawk Museum and experience 5000 years of Chinese history in the newest gallery. The event will be held in front of the Museum, with Traditional Chinese performances taking place throughout the day. Visitors are invited to tour ...
2020 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week | Final Day
Saturday, January 25 – All Day | Cost: 20% off*
*Get up to 15% – 20% discount at participating eateries; conditions may apply.
| First Street (Benicia)
2020 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week | Final Day

Downtown celebrates California Restaurant Month with Restaurant Week in January. A dining passport offers a 15-20% discount at participating eateries (conditions may apply). Bonus: Dining at participating restaurants will earn you entries into a drawing to win $100 Downtown Dollars. Participating Restaurants & Promotions: Char’s ...

San Jose New Year-Tet Festival | 2020
Saturday, January 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Eastridge Mall
San Jose New Year-Tet Festival | 2020

Celebrate Lunar New Year at the biggest Vietnamese New Year Festival in San Jose, happening over three days from January 24-26, 2020. San Jose New Year-Tet Festival – Jan 24, 2020 from 3 pm-11 pm – Jan 25 & 26, 2020 from 11 am-11 pm Eastridge ...

2020 Lunar New Year Celebration: Storytelling & Dragon Parade | San Jose
Saturday, January 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free.
| History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
2020 Lunar New Year Celebration: Storytelling & Dragon Parade | San Jose
Join CHCP, the Chinese Historical and Cultural Project at History Park for the local Lunar New Year of the Pig celebration. On January 25, 2020, the Asian community will celebrate the Lunar New Year, 4718 on Chinese calendars, which is Year of the Rat. 2020 Lunar New ...
2020 Edwardian Ball Vendor Bazaar | Social Hall SF
Saturday, January 25 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Social Hall SF
2020 Edwardian Ball Vendor Bazaar | Social Hall SF
Welcome to The Edwardian Ball Vendor Bazaar, which for over 10 years has painstakingly and lovingly presented over 50 carefully curated, artisan vendors. If you’re looking for vintage fashion, ballroom formal, vaudeville theatric, circus, gothic, retro, elegant, Victorian, Edwardian, romantic, gilded and gentile or mystical and ...