No weekend is ever the same in San Francisco, but it always leaves you with the same feeling. You always want more. Here's what you shouldn't miss this weekend.

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January 16, 2019
The weekend is finally here.

Things to Do in San Francisco This Weekend

Get ready to laugh this weekend in San Francisco. From comedy festivals to curious contraptions, see what's happening in the City by the Bay.

Comic Relief: SF Sketchfest

SF Sketchfest returns to spread laughter all over the city. Billed as “the San Francisco Comedy Festival,” Sketchfest is now in its 18th year. Offering more than two weeks of comedy, improv, skits and films, Sketchfest, presented by Audible, runs through Jan. 27. This year's festival features everything from a double bill starring Carol Burnett in conversation with actress Wendie Malick to a 20th anniversary reunion and screening of “Best of Show” with actors Ed Begley, Jr., Jennifer Coolidge, Christopher Guest, John Michael Higgins, Michael Hitchcock, Eugene Levy, Jane Lynch, Michael McKean, Catherine O'Hara, and producer Karen Murphy, moderated by Kevin Pollak.

Exhibitions Closing

Several impressive and inspiring museum exhibitions are closing this weekend, so it's time to get your tickets! There’s still some time to check out the “Curious Contraptions” at the Exploratorium through Jan. 20. “Islam and the Classical Heritage” at the Legion of Honor closes on Jan. 27. Don't miss these world-class exhibits at San Francisco's must-see museums.

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Curran Brings Back "Show & Tell"

The Curran’s celebrated series, Curran: Show & Tell, will return on Jan. 12. U.S. Senator Kamala Harris will be on the Curran stage to share her insights about the core truths and challenges that unite us. The discussion will explore the themes of her new book, "The Truths We Hold."

Let’s Make a Plan

Jan. 29 is National Plan for Vacation Day. Are you one of those American workers who leaves vacation days unused? Did you know that planning syncs with greater happiness across nine categories, including financial stability and professional success? We’ve got a couple of tips for you: confirm your time off benefits; review your calendar for the year (especially paid holidays, family events and other important dates); and check with your coworkers. Homework complete? Then start working on your bucket list and make your dream vacation a reality.

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