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11 Things You Absolutely Have to Do in SF This January

Published On 01/02/2015 Published On 01/02/2015
Silent Frisco

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Jan 3 Sat

NYE Do-Over Party You’re finally starting to feel human again, why not do it all over again at DNA Lounge? There's gonna be mashup DJs, a midnight countdown, balloon drop, and maybe even a second chance at a kiss (but probably not).

DNA Lounge

NYE Do-Over Party DNA Lounge You’re finally starting to feel human again, why not do it all over again at DNA Lounge? There's gonna be mashup DJs, a midnight countdown, balloon drop, and maybe even a second chance at a kiss (but probably not).

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Jan 5 Mon

Silent Frisco on Ice Grab your headphones and skate to the beats of DJ Zeph followed by a set of old-school classic disco. It all goes down from 8-11:30pm.

Embarcadero Ice Rink

Silent Frisco on Ice Embarcadero Ice Rink Grab your headphones and skate to the beats of DJ Zeph followed by a set of old-school classic disco. It all goes down from 8-11:30pm.

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Jan 5-Feb 6

Drink coffee for charity Coffee Bar has tapped two of SF’s best pastry chefs (from Perbacco and Delfina) to create a pair of delicious espresso drinks (using only Mr. Espresso products) that it'll serve for a whole month. Best part? A portion of the proceeds goes to Meals on Wheels

All Coffee Bar locations

Drink coffee for charity All Coffee Bar locations Coffee Bar has tapped two of SF’s best pastry chefs (from Perbacco and Delfina) to create a pair of delicious espresso drinks (using only Mr. Espresso products) that it'll serve for a whole month. Best part? A portion of the proceeds goes to Meals on Wheels

Trick Dog

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Jan 7 Wed

Trick Dog's 2nd Birthday Party Celebrate Trick Dog's 2nd birthday! $40 at the door gets you all you can eat and drink (yes, ALL) from 7pm-2am, AND 100% of the evening's profits will be donated to Seven Tepees.

Trick Dog

Trick Dog's 2nd Birthday Party Trick Dog Celebrate Trick Dog's 2nd birthday! $40 at the door gets you all you can eat and drink (yes, ALL) from 7pm-2am, AND 100% of the evening's profits will be donated to Seven Tepees.

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Jan 11 Sun

Hot Chocolate 15K/5K First you run through Golden Gate Park. Then you stuff your face with fondue and hot chocolate. 'Cause you earned it or whatever.

Golden Gate Park Music Concourse

Hot Chocolate 15K/5K Golden Gate Park Music Concourse First you run through Golden Gate Park. Then you stuff your face with fondue and hot chocolate. 'Cause you earned it or whatever.

Zero Zero SF

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Jan 21 Wed

Nerd Nite SF On the third Wednesday of every month, nerds gather to "meet, drink, and learn something new". And yes, they’ll let you in even if you’re not a nerd. Try it. It might be nice to get a little knowledge in that brain while you're pounding beers, ya know?

Rickshaw Stop

Nerd Nite SF Rickshaw Stop On the third Wednesday of every month, nerds gather to "meet, drink, and learn something new". And yes, they’ll let you in even if you’re not a nerd. Try it. It might be nice to get a little knowledge in that brain while you're pounding beers, ya know?

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Jan 21 Wed

San Francisco Restaurant Week Ten days of glorious SF food in three menu formats. A $25 two-course lunch, a $40 three-course dinner, or an $85 tasting menu. Get in there.

All over SF

San Francisco Restaurant Week All over SF Ten days of glorious SF food in three menu formats. A $25 two-course lunch, a $40 three-course dinner, or an $85 tasting menu. Get in there.

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Jan 22 Thu

Beer vs. Wine Dinner This five-course meal features side-by-side wine and beer pairings from Bluxome Street Winery and Almanac Beer Co, so that a champion can finally be named once and for all.

Bluxome Street Winery

Beer vs. Wine Dinner Bluxome Street Winery This five-course meal features side-by-side wine and beer pairings from Bluxome Street Winery and Almanac Beer Co, so that a champion can finally be named once and for all.

Flickr/Quinn Dombrowski

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Jan 24 Sat

Bay Area Brew Fest Unlimited international and domestic beer for just $40. We refuse to say anything more about it 'cause that's all you need to know.

Fort Mason, Festival Pavilion

Bay Area Brew Fest Fort Mason, Festival Pavilion Unlimited international and domestic beer for just $40. We refuse to say anything more about it 'cause that's all you need to know.

ZAP Zinfandel Advocates and Producers

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Jan 29 Thu

2015 Zinfandel Experience Aw yeah... in it to Zin it! (Sorry.) Three days of wine tasting programs for Zin lovers from around the world.

Array

2015 Zinfandel Experience Array Aw yeah... in it to Zin it! (Sorry.) Three days of wine tasting programs for Zin lovers from around the world.

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Jan 31 Sat

The Run & Only Street Ball Competition SF's best ballers from different neighborhoods face off in a shirts vs. skins game (with no stoppage) while some of California’s best DJs spin.

High schools around SF

The Run & Only Street Ball Competition High schools around SF SF's best ballers from different neighborhoods face off in a shirts vs. skins game (with no stoppage) while some of California’s best DJs spin.