Events for November 8, 2012
Thursday, November 8
Shop until your heart’s content at the brand new outlet mall, Paragon Outlets, in Livermore. The grand opening celebration will kick off at 10 am with champagne, confetti and a ribbon cutting ceremony.
In addition to live entertainment throughout the day, there will also be in-store …
Take your workout outdoors and learn how to use urban landscapes in your fitness routine from certified trainers at the My City is My Gym pop-up fitness site at Pier 39 in San Francisco.
Legendary San Francisco 49er Jerry Rice will be unveiling the site on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
Want to see some oddities for five bucks? Bring in five cans of food to donate and get into Ripley’s Believe It or Not “Odditorium” for just $5 between November 4-8, 2012. While you’re there, get lost in the weird, the creepy, and unusual world of ...
In honor of its 60th anniversary, Morrison Planetarium will screen a mini-marathon of its three recent productions: Fragile Planet, Life: A Cosmic Story, and Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet, preceded by a Tour of the Night Sky at 6:30.
Planetarium Director Ryan Wyatt and his …
Join KQED’s Cy Musiker and a panel of San Francisco entrepreneurs and community leaders (SF Made, Rickshaw Bagworks, La Cocina and others) as they explore the local marketplace, the benefits of buying local, and the distinct procurement culture that makes the SF Bay Area so …
Learn about how self-driving vehicles became reality with a talk on how Nevada’s groundbreaking autonomous driving law was passed at Stanford Law School on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
How an (Autonomous Driving) Bill Becomes a Law Schedule:
6 pm: Reception – First Floor Law School Lobby – Stanford Law School
7 pm: Panel …
Learn about real food fermentation by preserving whole fresh food with live cultures in your home kitchen at a mini-workshop at Omnivore Books on Food from 6-7 pm on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
Preserve your favorite foods through every season with Real Food Fermentation. Control your …
Meet San Francisco chef and cookbook author Gabi Moskowitz, alternatively known as the BrokeAss Gourmet, at her book signing at Park and Pond in San Francisco from 6-8 pm on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
She’ll be dishing out samples from the recipes in the book for you …
Joshu+Vela is celebrating the launch of their pop-up shop with a block party on Valencia Street from 6-10 pm on November 8, 2012.
The following shops will be open late for the occasion:
Accident & Artifact
Four Barrel Coffee
For one night only, Joshu+Vela will be offering a 15% …
Knocking on Heaven’s Door is a lecture on post-1906 San Francisco Earthquake photography with Dr. Rodger C. Birt.
Start your holiday shopping off right with a holiday wine tasting party.
Enjoy complimentary tastings of La Crema Chardonnay and Pinot Noir perfectly paired with small bites while you relax into an evening of holiday shopping.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
The Mill Valley Public Library is proud to sponsor the West Coast launch of “Best American Poetry 2012″ on November 8, 2012.
Started in 1988 by writer and poet David Lehman, this annual anthology has become one of the mainstays of the poetry publication world.
RSVP is recommended …
Homefrys takes over Kennedy’s Irish Pub and Curry House with giant games (like a huge Jenga that people crowd around) plus Super Nintendo on a Projector, 75+ Board Games, Air Hockey, Pool, Foosball (pay to play). Win tokens and the top three token holders and redeem them for prizes. ...
Celebrate fat activist and sex educator Virgie Tovar’s new anthology Hot & Heavy at her launch party at The Booksmith on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
Enjoy complimentary cupcakes and champagne. Virgie will talk about her latest book and will be joined by fellow contributors.
Some of San Francisco’s talented young musicians from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music are on display on November 8-9, 2012 at 7:30pm in the popular Concerts at the Presidio series, now in its seventh season. This performance will feature sopranos Kristin Clayton and Shawnette ...
Join the opening night of SF Indie’s Documentary Festival at Brava Theater with a screening of “Working Class” and a after-party with complimentary beer and wine, music and art show.
Get tickets for $5 with our promo code “FUNCHEAP”
“Working Class” is a neat juxtaposition of two …
Ben Sollee is an American cellist, singer-songwriter, and composer known for his innovative playing style, genre-bending songwriting, electrifying performances, political activism, and wide appeal.
Opening is Brooklyn based Grammy nominated writer and multi instrumentalis Luke Reynolds.
The same week as Skyfall hits theaters, one winner gets a 007-themed nail polish set – OPI James Bond Bond-ettes Mini Set (Golden Eye, The Spy Who Loved Me, The World Is Not Enough, Live and Let Die).
Join the Bay Area Flash Mob for the “It’s Britney, B*tch!” Flash Mob. Yep, you’ll be learning beaucoup Britney from Baby Hit Me One More Time to Toxic, so get ready to shake it to a bad-ass medley that will culminate into an epic flash mob ...
Nov. 8th guests include:
Jason Wheeler – One of the best comics on the West Coast. Extremely Pretty.
Sal Calanni – NBC’s Trauma, The Sal & Angelo podcast, feature film Lucifer’s Crewcut
Kevin O’Shea – Independent Film Channel, SF Sketchfest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival
Cara Tramantano – Creator of Monday …
Cheer on your favorite ladies from behind the bar as they rival each other in a wicked battle of arm wrestling at 9 pm on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
SF Ladies Arm Wrestling Bar Battle
Thursday, November 8, 2012 (9p)
Thee Parkside, 1600 17th St. @ Wisconsin
Half a dozen …
The Mission Community Market is a weekly, outdoor marketplace that celebrates the Mission’s diversity with fresh fruits and vegetables, street food, live music, arts, local businesses, and after-school activities.
They promote family health and are creating a fun, beautiful public space for the Mission District: the …
Break up the weekday rut and get out of the house for an hour with your dog at the K9 Scrub Club weekly social hour, happening every Thursday from 6-7 pm.
Indulge in their free refreshments and sweets for humans, while your pup enjoys some complimentary carob …
Storking Comedy is a weekly comedy showcase with a twist; the show features some of the Bay’s best comedians whom are subsequently interviewed after their performance.
The results are akin to an irreverent Inside the Actor’s Studio as host, OJ Patterson, alternates between goofy rapport and intrusive investigation. Additional questions are fielded from …
Thursday Night at The New Parkway is Trivia Night.
This is a chance for you and your friends to compete and win prizes (like free beer and movie passes) if you can answer questions correctly about a range of topics that often include movie history, famous …
Every Thursday night, Raven Bar & Lounge is partying like it’s 1999 with DJ Mark Andrus bringing you back in time, but not too far back.
There is no cover charge and the fun starts at 9 pm.
The Outlaw Order: Dirty Roots & Dirty Boots is your San Francisco HQ for country music disk jockeys, line dancing lessons, beer guzzlin’, boot scootin’, shit kickin’, 2 steppin’, whiskey sippin’, rump shakin’ and hell raisin’. A nothing-fancy, fun and casual place to hang out with fellow …
Music and standup comedy collide every Thursday at Milk Bar on Haight Street.
Hilarious comedians from all over the country are joined on stage by the band Medicine Bug who provide an improvised musical accompaniment.
The Mission Position is an independent comedy showcase, hosted by four of San Francisco’s most acclaimed comedians – Matt Lieb, Kate Willett, Trevor Hill and Jessica Sele.
Get $5 tickets with Eventbrite discount code: FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $10.
Every Thursday, audiences fill Lost Weekend Video’s famous CineCave …
Nightlife on Mars is an underground comedy club at Murphy’s Pub produced and hosted by Ryan Cronin. It’s a free weekly showcase of local (and sometimes national) comedy talent right in the heart of downtown San Francisco.
Drink Special: $1 off draft beers during the show
Comet Club Comedy is a weekly free comedy showcase at the Comet Club in the Marina district of San Francisco, featuring local Bay Area comedians and special guests hosted by Ben Feldman.
Comet Club Comedy
Every Thursday | 8:30-10 pm
Comet Club, 3111 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
Every Thursday night, The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a live funk, soul, hip hop and Latin dance party from 9 pm to midnight.
Come on down to shake it to some funky live music, plus great food and drinks available from the bar.