Silver Sprocket In-Store Events

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted, and take place at 1018 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110
For more information, or scheduling, please email


July 3rd (Wed) 7:30 – 10:00 PM

Like, Totally Figure Drawing! Cartoonist Sarah Maloney will start off the night with a demo followed by several timed poses. Bring your own drawing supplies. Limited space available so reserve your spot here asap! Please wear a mask ($0-30, NOTAFLOF)

July 6th (Sat) 4-6PM Comic Fest 7-8:30PM Comic Readings

CCA Comics Festival featuring work from comics students at the California College of the Arts at Silver Sprocket! Tabling 4-7pm followed by Comics Readings 7-8:30pm!

July 13th (Sat) 7:00 – 9:00 PM

DIY Zine Nite! Join co-hosts Jack and S. Katz for a chill zine night! Open to zinesters and first timers! Let’s make zines together and hang out! Masks required and provided if needed.

This event is free and open to all ages. RSVP here, space is limited.
BYOP (Bring Your Own Pencils and Pens)
Materials & supplies provided: Paper, Sharpies, Cutting Mats, Stapler, Scissors

July 18th (Thu) 6:00 – 10:00 PM

Sketchies hosted by Sarah Maloney A monthly comic drawing night. NOTAFLOF ($0-5 sliding scale)

August 10th (Tue) 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Maria Sweeney ‘Brittle Bones’ Book Release

Sep 21st (Sat) 7:00PM – 9:00PM

Release Party for When to Pick a Pomegranate by Yasmeen Abedifard! Let’s celebrate the release of Yasmeen Abedifard’s “When to Pick a Pomegranate” with music, food, and joy at Silver Sprocket’s HQ. DJ Alchemia will be playing beats straight from the heart. BigDillKitchen will be serving food to nourish your belly. Pomegranates will be abundant, to the point it’s almost annoying.

Oct 12 (Sat)
Book release party for Ashley Robin Franklin‘s The Skin You’re In and Nick Winn‘s Bloody Mary

Interested in having an event at Silver Sprocket?

Please email


1st Wednesdays from 7:30pm-10pm: Like, Totally Figure Drawing! a monthly figure drawing night hosted by rotating cartoonists organized by Sarah Maloney ($0-30, NOTAFLOF)

3rd Tuesdays from 6pm-8pm: Jack’s DIY Patch Nite!

A monthly event for working on patch projects. All sewing/craft projects are welcome. No Experience needed! BYOP (Bring Your Own Patch) or purchase one at the store. Sewing and Iron on supplies provided along with light refreshments and snacks!

3rd Thursdays from 6pm-10pm: Sketchies! a monthly drawing night hosted by Sarah Maloney ($5 Suggested, NOTAFLOF)

Here is how it works:

1) Draw a one page comic
2) Turn in your page to Maloney’s box plus the sliding scale fee by the end of the night
3) Come back next month and pick up your copy of Sketchies, a zine that includes everyone’s one pager.
**Only people that turn in a comic will get a copy, no extra copies are made or sold!**