Upcoming Events

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Be a Movie Extra: Kid Cudi Concert Scene in Adam Devine Film | SF
Tuesday, January 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to apply to be a movie extra; if selected, the position is paid ($15/hr)
| Secret Location (SF)

Be an extra in a new movie starring Adam Devine (Workaholics, Pitch Perfect). The production team is seeking music loving extras in their 20s and 30s to be Kid Cudi concert goers more...

3:30 pmFamily Adopt-A-Grandparent Night | San Carlos   FREE
3:30 pmSan Francisco Office Surprise Flash Mob   FREE*
*Free, but registration is required.
6:00 pmFree Income Tax Return Tips | SF   FREE
6:30 pmThe Art & Science of Wildlife Tracking | Palo Alto   FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required.
7:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Thing: Free Pizza, Cheap Beer & Giveaways | SF   FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
7:00 pmDouble Standard Comedy: Free Standup & Cookies | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pm2019 SF Fresh Festival | Jan 7-24   FREE*
*Many events free. Others have nominal costs
8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow   FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmPizzaHacker Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free and an RSVP entitles you to a discount on pizza

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

2019 San Francisco Restaurant Week | January 23-31

SF Restaurant Week is a 9-day celebration of our world-class dining community when frugal foodies get to eat their way through nearly 130 restaurants around San Francisco. Participating restaurants will offer more...

12:00 pmSupercross Virtual Reality Motorcycle Experience | San Mateo   FREE
6:00 pm2019 International Data Privacy Day | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmAero Adventure Challenge | San Carlos   FREE
6:30 pmDeath Cafe: Ideas, Concerns, Fears & Hopes Over Coffee | Oakland   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pm2019 SF Fresh Festival | Jan 7-24   FREE*
*Many events free. Others have nominal costs
7:30 pmShaping SF Lecture: Before SF “Spanish/Mexican Period” | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmWorld Class Comedy: Free Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
8:00 pmThe Premise: Free Intimate Stand Up Comedy | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Artist-Led Abstract Light Sculptures Walk | Sausalito
Thursday, January 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Advance registration is required.
| Headlands Center for the Arts

Experience Vishal Dar’s new, augmented-reality sculptures in decommissioned military batteries on these special, artist-led walks. Part of an ambitious global project, Edge of See: Twilight Engines uses site-specific light sculptures viewed more...

4:00 pmBook Reading with the Whole Family | San Carlos  FREE
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Radioactive | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:00 pmTropical NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
6:00 pmWin Tix: Fearless Fermentation: Miso Making Workshop | SF   WIN
6:30 pmAI/Facial Recognition in Criminal Justice Talk: Legal Battles & Uses | Palo Alto   FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required.
7:00 pmDiversity Film Series: “100 Years One Woman’s Fight for Justice” | Piedmont   FREE*
*RSVP not required.
7:00 pmWin Tix: Nashville Singer-songwriter: Lera Lynn | Swedish American Hall   WIN
7:00 pmTravel Cabaret Cultural Celebration Night & Cuisine Tasting | Livermore   FREE*
*No cover, no RSVP, no drink minimum. Only requirement is a curious mind.
7:30 pm“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
7:30 pm2019 Fresh Festival: Dance, Music, Performance | Final Day   FREE*
*Many events free. Others have nominal costs
8:00 pmWin Tix: Space Rock Trio: Duster | Great American Music Hall   WIN
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
9:00 pmLa Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission   FREE
9:00 pmWin Tix: 4th Annual Fog City Magic Fest | EXIT Theatre   WIN

Friday, January 25, 2019

SF's Insane "Free Bazaar" Sign Party | 2019
Friday, January 25 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Market and Montgomery

Delight, amuse and confuse your fellow humans on their way to work. The organizers will provide free poster boards and markers. You’ll write “FREE (WHATEVER YOU WANT)” and offer an experience, some words, more...

All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos   FREE
All Day1,000 Sqft San Francisco Scale Model from the 1930s | Jan. 25-Mar. 25   FREE
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pmFriday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland   FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Ages 18 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
6:00 pmFamily Week Kids’ Concert: Dance & Interactive Experience | San Carlos   FREE
6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF   $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
7:30 pmWin Tix: Quantopia: The Evolution of the Internet | YBCA Theater   WIN*
*GA $25 / Senior $20 / Student $15 / Super fan $75
7:30 pm“HellaFunny Fridays” San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
7:30 pmWin Tix: SF Sketchfest: “Bring the Rock” w/ Greg Behrendt | Swedish American Hall   WIN
7:30 pmWin Tix: SF Sketchfest: Sasheer Zamata’s Party Time | Cobb’s   WIN*
*$25 GA / $35 Reserved Premium Seating
8:00 pmWin Tix: Cirque du Soleil “VOLTA” | AT&T Park   WIN
9:00 pm“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP to soupcomedyrsvp@gmail.com, Suggested donation of $5-$10 per person at the end of the night.
9:30 pm“HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Dog lovers of all ages will come together at the Cow Palace to see who will be top dog at the 2019 Golden Gate Kennel Club dog show. The west’s premier more...

9:00 amSports Basement’s “Get Fit Fest” | Santa Rosa   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
9:00 amWin Tix: Daybreaker: Dance Dance Resolution | SF   WIN
All DayOakland A’s FanFest 2019 | Jack London Square   FREE*
*RSVP is requested but not required.
All Day2019 Fort Point Civil War Day | Presidio   FREE
10:00 amFamily Geochaching Adventure | San Carlos   FREE
10:00 amFamily Scavenger Hunt | San Carlos   FREE
10:00 amSan Francisco City Job Fair 2019 | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DaySF’s Black History Festival: The Port Chicago Story Exhibit | SF   FREE
All Day“Birthday of Trees” Earth Art & Nature Pop-Up | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
All Day2019 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week | Final Day   20% off*
*Get up to 15% – 20% discount at participating eateries; conditions may apply.
11:30 amSan Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park   FREE
All Day2019 Edwardian Ball Vendor Bazaar | SF   $5
12:00 pmBay Street Free Art & Diversity Wall | Emeryville   FREE
1:00 pmChinese New Year Extravaganza: Lion Dancing, Costumes & Giveaways | San Mateo   FREE
1:00 pm“Beats By The Slice”: Epic Daytime Dance Party & Free Pizza | SF   FREE*
*Free before 2 pm with RSVP; Pre-Sale $10 - Early Bird Special
1:00 pmAmoeba Revolutions Live DJ: Digital KitKat | SF   FREE
1:00 pmArtist-Led Abstract Light Sculptures Walk | Sausalito   FREE*
*Advance registration is required.
3:00 pm2019 Australia Day Party: Drinking Games, BBQ & Aussie Top 100 | SF   FREE*
*Free, but a Facebook RSVP is required plus there's a $10 min. towards Drinks Special required
3:00 pmLunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | SF   FREE
6:30 pmWin Tix: Monster Energy Supercross | Oakland   WIN
7:00 pmWin Tix: Cosplay Comedy Night | The MADE   WIN
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
8:00 pmDowntown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door. Free for first 50 to RSVP
8:00 pmWin Tix: Wanda Sykes: Oh Well Tour | The Masonic   WIN
8:30 pmWin Tix: Temptation: A Tribute to New Order | Rickshaw Stop   WIN
9:00 pmWin Tix: Godfather of Modern Psychobilly: Reverend Horton Heat | Slim’s   WIN
9:00 pmWin Tix: A Night of Indian Beats: Non Stop Bhangra | Oakland   WIN
9:00 pmWin Tix: Psychedelic Cosmo Rock: The Parrots | Bottom of the Hill   WIN
10:00 pmAll Night DJ Party: ShangriLa’s 12th Anniversary & Free Bowties | The Endup   FREE*
*Free before 11 pm with an RSVP
10:00 pmNo Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Dance Party | Bar Fluxus   FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm. $5 After

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Sports Basement's "Get Fit Fest" | The Presidio
Sunday, January 27 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Presidio)

Stay motivated and fill up your yearly race calendar at the 2nd Annual Fit Fest. The discounted race registration event is back and bigger than ever. You’ll get discounted registration on more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All Day2019 Alameda Restaurant Week | Final Day   FREE*
*Deals vary at each restaurant
All Day2019 Concord Comfort Food Restaurant Week | Final Day   FREE
All DayNapa Valley Restaurant Week | Final Day   $20*
*Two-course prix fixe lunches start at $20; prix fixe dinners are $36 or $46
All DayBerkeley Restaurant Week 2019 | Final Day   $20*
*Special-value prix fixe menus for $20, $25 or $35 per person for dinner (tax and gratuity are generally not included).
12:30 pmDiversity Film Series: “100 Years One Woman’s Fight for Justice” | Oakland   FREE
1:00 pm“Hike It Up”: San Bruno Mountain Summit & Drinks | Daly City   FREE
1:00 pmArtist-Led Abstract Light Sculptures Walk | Sausalito   FREE*
*Advance registration is required.
2:00 pmWild Rock ‘n Roll Set: Tom Kenny & The Hi-Seas | Amoeba SF   FREE
3:00 pmFree San Francisco Civic Symphony Winter Concert | Nourse Theatre   FREE*
*Admission is free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are gratefully accepted ($10 suggested).
4:00 pmCoin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa   FREE
5:30 pmNext Big Thing with Courtney & Dara | SF Sketchfest 2019   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.