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Tuesday, October 16

1-Day-Only $3.30 Ippudo Ramen | SoMa
1-Day-Only $3.30 Ippudo Ramen | SoMa

Happy 33rd anniversary to Japan-based ramen chain and cult favorite Ippudo.
To celebrate the milestone, enjoy a $3.30 ramen special available at their San Francisco location on Tuesday, October 16. This deal is offered all day during their normal business hours, lunch 11 am-2:30 pm; dinner …

Poetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Tuesday, October 16 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Poetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF

Lines and lyrics from Litquake Nation! Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors.

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, October 16 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest thing you got at Safeway) and get a free ice cold can of PBR ...Monthly

Introduction to Bitcoin & Blockchain | SF Main Library
Tuesday, October 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Introduction to Bitcoin & Blockchain | SF Main Library

Join a local tax attorney and Bitcoin expert for this basic class which will provide an introduction to the bitcoin protocol, the technology it has inspired, and its broader implications.
There will be time for questions and answers.

Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach
Tuesday, October 16 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach Public Library
Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach

Join in every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work. Tuesdays at North Beach is a highly-respected weekly poetry series celebrating internationally acclaimed poets and showcasing local talent. Past guests have included ...Every Tuesday

Gayle McLaughlin’s “Winning Richmond” Book Talk | The Green Arcade
Tuesday, October 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Green Arcade
Gayle McLaughlin's "Winning Richmond" Book Talk | The Green Arcade

Gayle McLaughlin just ran as a corporate-free candidate for Lt. Governor, and was endorsed by Bernie Sanders. She has now released her new memoir, Winning Richmond: How a Progressive Alliance Won City Hall.
In this inspirational recounting of Gayle’s 14 years as a co-founder of the …

Freeman’s Literary Journal “Power” Celebration | City Lights Books
Tuesday, October 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | City Lights Books
Freeman's Literary Journal "Power" Celebration | City Lights Books

Celebrating the release of Freeman’s Literary Journal: Power Issue, published by Grove Press.
Featuring work from brand new writers Nicole Im, Jaime Cortez, and Nimmi Gowrinathan, as well as from some of the world’s best storytellers, including US poet laureate Tracy K. Smith, Franco-Moroccan writer Leïla …

Straight, No Chaser: Writers at the Bar | SF
Tuesday, October 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Vesuvio
Straight, No Chaser: Writers at the Bar | SF

San Francisco’s legendary annual Litquake festival features hundreds of authors, poets and journalists in a myriad of separate events throughout the Bay Area. It’s all meant to foster interest in literature for people of all ages, perpetuate a sense of literary community, and provide a vibrant forum for Bay Area ...

John Jay Osborn’s “Listen to the Marriage” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books
Tuesday, October 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
John Jay Osborn's "Listen to the Marriage" Book Discussion | Green Apple Books

John Jay Osborn discusses his new novel Listen to the Marriage.
About Listen to the Marriage
Gretchen and Steve have been married for a long time. Living in San Francisco, recently separated, with two children and demanding jobs, they’ve started going to a marriage counselor. Unfolding over …

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, October 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Milk Bar
Milkin' It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight

Every second and third Tuesday night of the month, the Milk Bar hosts Milkin’ It, a free night of comedy featuring local and national comics hosted by comedian Andrew Holmgren. There’s never a cover nor any drink minimums. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy starting at 8 pm ...Monthly

Win Tix: Comedy All Stars with Conor Kellicutt | The Punch Line
Tuesday, October 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line

Comedy Allstars features an array of our favorite professional local comedians, some of whom have appeared on Comedy Central and late night talk shows such as Late Show with David Letterman and Conan.
> Get Tickets – $20 Adv / $22 Day of Show (+18)
Tuesday night features Conor …

PizzaHacker Free Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, October 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and an RSVP entitles you to a discount on pizza
| PizzaHacker
PizzaHacker Free Comedy Night | SF
Every Tuesday

Line up:

Frankie Marcos – host of “Go Frank Yourself”
Anica Cihla – 10k Laughs Fest
Jesse Eigner – Ashville Comedy Fest
& More

Wednesday, October 17

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, October 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Biblio Bistro" Farmers' Market Cooking School | UN Plaza

Wondering how to prepare the beautiful produce that our local farmers are growing and selling at the Farmers Market? Come check out a live demonstration of how to sauté a featured vegetable at the Heart of the City Farmers Market with Biblio Bistro, the Library’s mobile ...Monthly

CANCELLED – Free Rooftop R&B Concert at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, October 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
CANCELLED - Free Rooftop R&B Concert at Salesforce Park | SF

EVENT UPDATE – Salesforce Park events are temporarily canceled until further notice due to issues with steel bems on the third level Bus Deck. Updated 9/26/18 Close your laptop and open your soul with after work jams from seasoned Bay Area musicians. Curated by People in ...Every Wednesday

SF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, October 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Sunset Reservoir
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 66 pmtypically featuring special release ...Monthly

$20 Off: “Terror Vault” Haunted House at the San Francisco Mint | SF
$20 Off: "Terror Vault" Haunted House at the San Francisco Mint | SF

Part theatre, part haunted maze, and part escape room, Terror Vault is a brand new fully-immersive Halloween haunted attraction from the insane mind of Peaches Christ. Filled with top performers and screamers, this epic haunt invites to you to descend down a dark, narrow back ...

Nerd Nite Geeky Lecture: Spines, Sex Addiction, & Pain | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, October 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite Geeky Lecture: Spines, Sex Addiction, & Pain | Rickshaw Stop

What happens when geeks take over a rock club for an evening of drinking and presentations? Find out at Nerd Nite, a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple ...Monthly

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Wednesday, October 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Randall Museum
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Randall Museum Theater on the third Wednesday of every month, ...Monthly

Litquake 2018: An Evening with Counterpoint Press | SF
Wednesday, October 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Center for the Book
Litquake 2018: An Evening with Counterpoint Press | SF

San Francisco’s legendary annual Litquake festival features hundreds of authors, poets and journalists in a myriad of separate events throughout the Bay Area. It’s all meant to foster interest in literature for people of all ages, perpetuate a sense of literary community, and provide a vibrant forum for Bay Area ...

5-piece Folk Band: Banda Sin Nombre | The Chapel
Wednesday, October 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Chapel
5-piece Folk Band: Banda Sin Nombre | The Chapel

Banda Sin Nombre is a five-piece street band from San Francisco’s Mission District dedicated to performing folk music from around the world.
Mixing rich vocal harmonies with acoustic instruments including guitar, fiddle, charango, cajon, and bass, the band’s inspirations range from Peruvian Chicha to Catalan Rumba …

“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF
Wednesday, October 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5
| Stagewerx Theatre
"The End" Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF
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10/17 Performer line-up:

Steve Kaye
Brian Lucett
Emily Markoe
Kayla Mahoney
Clint Gibler
Joshua Love
Maddie DiBiasi

Win Tix: SF’s Stand-up Comedy Legend: Bob Rubin | The Punchline
Wednesday, October 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line

This San Francisco stand-up comedy legend is a strange cat with a wild history whose material is thoroughly original, incredibly detailed and conjures vivid images. Eccentric and random, Bob is a high energy performer who attacks his stage and is appreciated by those who crave …

Cobb’s Free October Comedy Nights | October 17-18
Cobb's Free October Comedy Nights | October 17-18

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often ...

Zeitgeist Horror Movie Wednesdays & $1 Off Bloody Marys | SF
Wednesday, October 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
Zeitgeist Horror Movie Wednesdays & $1 Off Bloody Marys | SF

Zeitgeist presents Horror Movie Wednesdays in October. Horror movies will be projected outside in the beer garden each Wednesday night during the month of October. Enjoy free popcorn, free movies, and a $1 off Bloody Marys. Zeitgeist Horror Movie Wednesdays | Movies start ...Every Wednesday

World Class Comedy: Free Comedy Showcase | SF
Wednesday, October 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Bar Fluxus
World Class Comedy: Free Comedy Showcase | SF

Like to laugh? Like to drink fine wine, cocktails, and beer? Well come to “World Class Comedy” live at Bar Fluxus. Past headliners have performed for the USO Comedy Tours, Melbourne Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Comedy Festival and more international events. Every week they showcase some of ...Every Wednesday