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2012 Working Solutions Holiday Gift Fair & Free Drinks | SoMa
Thursday, November 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Crocker Galleria
2012 Working Solutions Holiday Gift Fair & Free Drinks | SoMa

Since 2009, Working Solutions and Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, two San Francisco-based nonprofit organizations that serve local small businesses, co-host a Holiday Gift Fair that will take place on November 29, 2012.
They will provide complimentary drinks and there will be food for purchase. DJ Jupiter will …

Hubert Keller’s French Cookbook and Wine Night | Noe Valley
Thursday, November 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Hubert Keller's French Cookbook and Wine Night | Noe Valley

Master French chef behind San Francisco’s famous Fleur de Lys, Hubert Keller will be signing copies of his latest cookbook Souvenirs: Stories and Recipes from My Life from 6-7 pm at Omnivore Books on Food on November 29, 2012.
There will be wine provided by Smith-Madrone Winery.
Souvenirs is a memoir cookbook …

Snowvember NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, November 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12 | California Academy of Sciences
Snowvember NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Join the California Academy of Sciences for indoor snow flurries, a pair of live reindeer and snow cones. American Tripps will lead Berlin-style ping pong games.
Music will be provided by Icee Hot DJs Shawn Reynaldo, Ghosts on Tape, Low Limit and Rollie Fingers.

Museum of Craft & Design Tour: Free Exhibit & Snacks | Dogpatch
Museum of Craft & Design Tour: Free Exhibit & Snacks | Dogpatch

Please join the new Museum of Craft & Design for a festive night of camaraderie and conversation among a delicious installation of wearable sculpture: Charlotte Kruk – Eye Candy.
Free, but RSVP is required.
Light refreshments will be served (probably free, but bring a few bucks just in …

New Bay Bridge Design Architecture Talk | Aquarium of the Bay
Thursday, November 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Aquarium of the Bay
New Bay Bridge Design Architecture Talk | Aquarium of the Bay

Meet the designers and architects behind the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Architects Clive Endress and Donald MacDonald will discuss the design concept behind California’s largest public works project. From the single, elegant tower to the unique asymmetric design of the Self-Anchored Suspension Span, the new Bay …

Indie Fashion Party: Live Window Models, DJs, Wine & Free Bites | Mission Dist.
Thursday, November 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Loft 1513
Indie Fashion Party: Live Window Models, DJs, Wine & Free Bites | Mission Dist.

Join LOFT1513 Boutique to celebrate the holiday party season with four Independent Fashion Designers.
Live Window Presentation and Party
- DJ Joey Alaniz
- Wine and light Hors d’oeuvres will be served

Parson’s alum, designer Sarah Liller combines romance with modernity, making timeless, beautiful clothing for the modern woman.
Nell Herbert Jewelry’s delicate, …

Come Out and Play: Urban Nerf Spy Game | SoMa
Thursday, November 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP via Meetup.com
| SOMArts Cultural Center
Come Out and Play: Urban Nerf Spy Game | SoMa

Come Out and Play is a street game festival that started in SF in 2010 and this year is being hosted in the SoMArts headquarters at 9th & Brannan, so this fits perfectly into the Jericho on the Road theme.
You know the drill if you’ve …

Pisco Party: 2-for-1 Cocktails & Light Bites | Dogpatch
Thursday, November 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. 21+ Pisco cocktails are two for 1
| Poquito
Pisco Party: 2-for-1 Cocktails & Light Bites | Dogpatch

Ring in the holidays with 2 for 1 Pisco Cocktails  at Poquito
This Dogpatch hot spot specializes in Latin American tapas and cocktails. If you order a $5 pisco cocktail (7pm – 10pm), you’ll get the second beverage for Free. That’s two tasty cocktails for just …

The Ambassador’s Final Night Party: Open Bar ’til 11pm | Trendyloin
Thursday, November 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free drinks until 11p - we do not know exactly when the free drinks start
| The Ambassador
The Ambassador's Final Night Party: Open Bar 'til 11pm | Trendyloin

Sadly, one of the coolest bars in the TL with the coolest retro lighting is closing their doors tonight (November 29, 2012). But Thrillist tells us that you can drink for free during their final night celebration until 11pm for their “wake” and dance to DJ …

Poetry Flash Readings: Hugh Martin & Kathleen Winter | East Bay
Thursday, November 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moe's Books
Poetry Flash Readings: Hugh Martin & Kathleen Winter | East Bay

Hugh Martin is a veteran of the Iraq war; his chapbook So, How Was the War? was published in 2010, and his first full-length book, The Stick Soldiers, won the 2012 Poulin Book Prize and is forthcoming in March, 2012. James Harm says of it, …

$5 Dodgeball “Tight & Bright” Battle | Oakland
Thursday, November 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $5*
*Free for WDS Oakland members, $5 for everyone else
| Bushrod Recreation Center
$5 Dodgeball

Squeeze into your brightest tights and get ready to chuck and dodge some balls for a dodgeball mixer tournament in Oakland.
Teams will be formed at random. For each round, the team that has the most amount of Tight & Bright flare will gain ball control for the …

Win Tix: Houses: Dreamy Electro-Acoustic | Public Works
Thursday, November 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $8-$10
| Public Works
Houses: Dreamy Electro-Acoustic | Public Works

With an intimacy and familiarity worthy of your best pillow talk, Houses, a Chicago-based group of electro-acoustic auteurs of dreamy, organic IDM, reminds us that melancholic wistfulness and daydream haziness are equally at home in the electronic world.
Also featuring D33J, Yalls and Elephant & Castle.

Britney Spears Flash Mob Dance Class: Final Review | SF
Thursday, November 29 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | LEVYstudio
Britney Spears Flash Mob Dance Class: Final Review | SF

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 ...

“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF
Thursday, November 29 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub

Guests for the 11/29 show includes:

Stefan Davis – Stefan has been featured on Comcast TV’s “Who’s Laughing Now?” and Hoosier TV’s “Trial By Laughter” and also the nationally syndicated radio station 24/7 Comedy.
Nick Hart – Originally from upstate South Carolina, Nick Hart combines that southern …

Free Comet Club Comedy | SF
Thursday, November 29 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Comet Club
Free Comet Club Comedy | SF

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, ...

Gogobot’s Holiday Party: Free Taco Bar & Trapeze Show | Supperclub
Thursday, November 29 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required. Event is for registered Gogobot users
| Supperclub
Gogobot's Holiday Party: Free Taco Bar & Trapeze Show | Supperclub

Feast on a complimentary taco bar and catch a spectacular trapeze aerial show while lounging on beds and dancing the night away with fellow Gogobot users at Supperclub in San Francisco.
One lucky guest will win a giant teddy bear.
Free with RSVP
Dress up in cocktail attire …

Every Thursday

Mission Community Market | SF
Every Thursday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
Mission Community Market | SF

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 …

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Every Thursday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Looking to discover SF’s best local craft/artisan food vendors and special chef pop-ups?
SoMa StrEat Food Park and Funcheap are putting on a Thursday Night Market called “StrEat Bazaar.” The focus is mostly craft food vendors, special pop-up restaurants, food trucks (of course) and some artists …

Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF
Every Thursday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF

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.
K9 Scrub Club
1734 Church Street, SF (Noe Valley)
Indulge in their free refreshments and sweets for humans, …

Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland
Every Thursday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland

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 …

Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fiddler's Green
Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF

Twang Honky Tonk & Country Jamboree is your San Francisco HQ for The PBR, Stagecoach and NASCAR. A nothing-fancy, fun and casual place to hang out with fellow country music fans, dancin’ to contemporary country music all night with classic, outlaw and swing thrown in.
Expect to get your Twang …

Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway

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 …

Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Legionnaire Saloon
Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland

Laugh your booty off at the Barbary Coast Comedy night at the Legionnaire Saloon (2272 Telegraph Avenue) in uptown Oakland every Thursday at 7 pm. 
The show is produced by Barry Katzman (Comedy Day) and often features performers who’ve appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Showtime, Comedy …

’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999 | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
'90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It's 1999 | SF

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.

“Rock and Roll Comedy Jam” Night | Milk Bar
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Milk Bar

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 Comedy Showcase | SF
The Mission Position Comedy Showcase | SF

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” Underground Comedy Night | SF
Every Thursday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub

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
Nightlife …

Free Comet Club Comedy | SF
Every Thursday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Comet Club
Free Comet Club Comedy | SF

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
FREE

Bear Country Funk: Live Soul, Hip Hop & Latin Dance Party | Berkeley
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Bear Country Funk: Live Soul, Hip Hop & Latin Dance Party | Berkeley

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 with Anthony Ant and his house band, plus great food and drinks available …

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