Wednesday, January 2, 2019

6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout  FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland  FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay  FREE
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF  FREE
8:00 pmThe Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement  $5*
*$5 with discount code "funcheap" (First 20 people to RSVP with their emails to info@setupcomedy.com can get in for free.)
8:00 pm“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF  $5

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Final Day: Holiday Train Display | SF Main Libary
Thursday, January 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

The San Francisco Public Library Main Children’s Center invites you to celebrate the return of a beloved annual tradition, when the holiday model train exhibit comes chugging around the bend on more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame   FREE
11:00 amFree First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay   FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmCastro Art Walk | First Thursdays   FREE
7:00 pmClose-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF   $5*
*Beer, wine, and fancy pastries for sale
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmThrowback Thursdays at Virgil’s: Late 90’s to Early 2000’s Pop | SF   FREE
9:00 pmBay Party Vibes on the D-block | SF   FREE


Friday, January 4, 2019

"Oakland First Fridays" Block Party
Friday, January 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO more...

All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
All DayHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
3:00 pm“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa  FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pm“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pm$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills   $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
6:00 pm“AT&T Playoff Playlist Live” Epic Free San Jose Concert Series | January 4-6   FREE
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:00 pmBayview First Fridays: Entertainment, Karaoke & Food Truck | Seven Stills   FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and drinks
7:00 pmFirst Friday “Winter Market” | SF   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pmFree First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown   FREE
8:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE

Saturday, January 5, 2019

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 more...

9:00 amFirst Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland   FREE
9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
All DayCollege Football National Championship: Free Media & Fan Day | SAP Center   FREE
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
All DayMeasure A Days: Free Access to all Parks | All Over Marin County   FREE
11:00 amSpecial Bunny Adoption Show | Sunnyvale   FREE*
*Free admission and education. Adoption fees $60
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
1:30 pmFirst Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF   FREE
1:30 pmFirst Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland   FREE
5:00 pmBlockchain ‘n Grill: Cryptocurrency Talk, Music & Comedy Showcase | Oakland   $5*
*$5 tickets in advance otherwise it's $15 general admission.
6:00 pmCollege Football Playoffs Free Concert: Logic, Leon Bridges & Jay Rock | San Jose   FREE
6:30 pmSpontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
8:00 pmCraft Beers & Free Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5

Sunday, January 6, 2019

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 more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
10:00 am$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California   FREE
10:00 amAsian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF   FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
11:00 amSocial Basket Case: Participatory Social Sculpture | Asian Art Museum   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmFree Acting Class Day | Berkeley Rep   FREE
3:00 pmCuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
6:00 pmCollege Football Playoffs Free Concert: OneRepublic & Ellie Goulding | San Jose   FREE
7:00 pmClutch The Pearls: Drag Cabaret Night | Make Out Room   $5*
*Sliding scale donation of $5 to $10.
7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, January 7, 2019

Free BYOS Ice Mondays: Bring Your Own Skates | San Jose
Monday, January 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free ice skating only if you bring your own skates.
| Downtown Ice (San Jose)

Save yourself $17 and skate for free in San Jose as Downtown Ice hosts Bring Your Own Skate nights featuring free skating on selected Mondays to those people who bring their own skates. 2018-2019 more...

8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
8:00 pm“Misery Index: Monday Comedy at The Rite Spot” | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pm“Where’s The Local Talent?” Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room   FREE
8:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF   FREE

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 more...

5:30 pmMarin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael   FREE
6:00 pmMonthly Game Night at the Library | Napa   FREE
7:00 pmPerfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow   FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

7:00 pmThe Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley  FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland  FREE

Thursday, January 10, 2019

"Wizarding World of Paris 1927": Fantastic Beasts Experience | Final Day
Thursday, January 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | AT&T (Union Square)

The Flagship AT&T Store in San Francisco is hosting an interactive experience based on the movie “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.”  With a wave of your “wand,” you’ll be able to more...

6:00 pmFree Veggie Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmThursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library   FREE
7:00 pmFree Movie Night | Orinda Theatre   FREE
7:30 pm“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
8:00 pmShame Cave Comedy Show: A Shameful Yet Shameless Night | SF   FREE

Friday, January 11, 2019

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, January 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in more...

3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa  FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pmVallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays  FREE
5:00 pmSecond Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael  FREE
6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk | Oakland & Alameda   FREE
6:00 pm“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio   FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
6:30 pmSan José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018   FREE
7:00 pm2nd Fridays Clockwork Comedy Show | Milk Bar   FREE
7:30 pmEast Bay Bike Party   FREE
9:00 pm“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Beer & Popcorn | Oakland   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP to soupcomedyrsvp@gmail.com, Suggested donation of $5-$10 per person at the end of the night.
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free, before 10 pm. $10 after.