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Monday, October 14

Book Discussion: Ghosts of Gold Mountain | SF
Monday, October 14 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, advance registration suggested.
| The Book Club of California
Book Discussion: Ghosts of Gold Mountain | SF
They came by the thousands, escaping war and poverty in southern China to seek their fortunes working to build the Transcontinental Railroad. These migrants spent years dynamiting tunnels through the snow-packed cliffs of the Sierra Nevada and laying tracks across the burning Utah desert, helping ...

Wednesday, October 16

“The Glass Room” A Black Mirror-ish Pop Up Shop | Oct. 16-Nov. 3
Wednesday, October 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 838 Market St
"The Glass Room" A Black Mirror-ish Pop Up Shop | Oct. 16-Nov. 3

The Glass Room is a pop-up store with a twist, displaying products and provocations where nothing is actually for sale. “Go to The Glass Room. If Black Mirror had a showroom, this would be it.” – Baratunde Thurston’ Instead, the objects in The Glass Room ...

Win Tix: Matty Matheson’s A Happy Vulnerable, Tasty Sadness, Happy Tour | SF
Wednesday, October 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | August Hall
The star of Viceland’s It’s Suppertime and Dead Set On Life. He’s not your typical TV chef. Known as much for his amazing food as his love for life, positive mental attitude, and epic Instagram account. > Get Tickets – $27.50 Famous for his interpretations of classics ...
Free Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday
Wednesday, October 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Executive Order Bar & Lounge
Free Comedy Night at SF's Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday

Come laugh at one of SF’s newest cocktail lounges, Executive Order, every Wednesday night at 8pm. HellaFunny Comedy Night will feature six of San Francisco’s best local comics. Comedians on this showcase have been featured on Comedy Central, MTV, ABC, NBC, SF Sketchfest and Clusterfest. ...

Thursday, October 17

Macy’s Men’s Tailor Event: Fashion, Music, Gifts & Rewards | SF
Macy's Men's Tailor Event: Fashion, Music, Gifts & Rewards | SF
Calling all men. Check out the latest trends in Macy’s Men’s Suits. While here, learn from the experts on how to find the perfect fit that suits your style. Enjoy catering, music from our DJ, and with your suit purchase, you’ll receive a travel kit. ...

Friday, October 18

Win Tix: SOLD OUT: Lively Lo-Fi Punk & Surf-Rock “The Regrettes” | August Hall
Friday, October 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | August Hall
The Regrettes, a four-piece retro/punk outfit comprised of frontwoman Lydia Night, guitarist Genessa Gariano, bass player Sage Nicole and drummer Maxx Marando. > Get Tickets – $20 Perfectly imperfect – that’s one way to describe the LA-based punk act. Sweet harmonies intertwined with strong punk riffs for ...

Tuesday, October 22

Learn to Play Chess Like a Boss: Tips & Tactics | SF
Tuesday, October 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mechanics' Institute
Learn to Play Chess Like a Boss: Tips & Tactics | SF
The path to a perfect checkmate is possible with the advice and techniques of a Grand Master player in this informative and accessible chess book. You already know just how enjoyable–and challenging–the game of chess can be. For those who play, chess leads to a lifetime ...

Wednesday, October 23

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Countdown” | Century San Francisco Centre 9 (SF)
Wednesday, October 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Century San Francisco Centre 9
Free Sneak Preview Movie: "Countdown" | Century San Francisco Centre 9 (SF)
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Countdown,” a new scary movie starring Elizabeth Lail & Charlie McDermott. Free Film Screening: Countdown October 23, 2019 | 7:00 pm Century San Francisco Centre 9 (SF) RSVP code: otlAY02826 Tickets available through https://stxtickets.com/main/code_redeem Tickets are free, but subject to availability. Depending on ...
Free Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday
Wednesday, October 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Executive Order Bar & Lounge
Free Comedy Night at SF's Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday

Come laugh at one of SF’s newest cocktail lounges, Executive Order, every Wednesday night at 8pm. HellaFunny Comedy Night will feature six of San Francisco’s best local comics. Comedians on this showcase have been featured on Comedy Central, MTV, ABC, NBC, SF Sketchfest and Clusterfest. ...

Wednesday, October 30

Free Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday
Wednesday, October 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Executive Order Bar & Lounge
Free Comedy Night at SF's Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday

Come laugh at one of SF’s newest cocktail lounges, Executive Order, every Wednesday night at 8pm. HellaFunny Comedy Night will feature six of San Francisco’s best local comics. Comedians on this showcase have been featured on Comedy Central, MTV, ABC, NBC, SF Sketchfest and Clusterfest. ...

Sunday, November 3

“The Glass Room” A Black Mirror-ish Pop Up Shop | Final Day
Sunday, November 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 838 Market St
"The Glass Room" A Black Mirror-ish Pop Up Shop | Final Day

The Glass Room is a pop-up store with a twist, displaying products and provocations where nothing is actually for sale. “Go to The Glass Room. If Black Mirror had a showroom, this would be it.” – Baratunde Thurston’ Instead, the objects in The Glass Room ...

Wednesday, November 6

Holiday Ice Skating Rink: Opening Day 2019 Ceremony | Union Square
Wednesday, November 6 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch
| Union Square Park
Holiday Ice Skating Rink: Opening Day 2019 Ceremony | Union Square
The Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square celebrates on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines will open with a special ceremony to “Break the Ice” and kick off the holiday ice skating season. Ice Breaking Ceremony Wednesday, November ...
Free Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday
Wednesday, November 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Executive Order Bar & Lounge
Free Comedy Night at SF's Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday

Come laugh at one of SF’s newest cocktail lounges, Executive Order, every Wednesday night at 8pm. HellaFunny Comedy Night will feature six of San Francisco’s best local comics. Comedians on this showcase have been featured on Comedy Central, MTV, ABC, NBC, SF Sketchfest and Clusterfest. ...

Wednesday, November 13

Free Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday
Wednesday, November 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Executive Order Bar & Lounge
Free Comedy Night at SF's Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday

Come laugh at one of SF’s newest cocktail lounges, Executive Order, every Wednesday night at 8pm. HellaFunny Comedy Night will feature six of San Francisco’s best local comics. Comedians on this showcase have been featured on Comedy Central, MTV, ABC, NBC, SF Sketchfest and Clusterfest. ...

Friday, November 29

2019 Macy’s Great Tree Lighting | Union Square
Friday, November 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to Watch
| Union Square Park
2019 Macy's Great Tree Lighting | Union Square
Macy’s Great Tree in Union Square, San Francisco’s most recognized Christmas tree stands more than 83-feet tall, decorated with more than 33,000 twinkling energy-efficient LED lights and 1,100 shining ornaments, will be officially lit on Friday, November 29, 2019. 30th Annual Macy’s Great Tree Lighting Friday, November 29, 2019 Union Square ...

Wednesday, April 22

Win Tix: Matt Corby:The Rainbow Valley Tour | August Hall
Wednesday, April 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | August Hall
Multi-platinum-selling musician Matt Corby has been pushing his own boundaries for a decade, embracing a journey of self-discovery that’s seen him wrestle a few pre-conceptions and stare down his share of demons. > Get Tickets – $37.50 The Australian singer-songwriter will visit North America this fall for ...