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Thursday, December 6

Swell Attitude’s Rouge Holiday Party: Free Bites & Giveaways | SF
Thursday, December 6 – 12:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is required. Free appetizers only if you arrive before 6:30pm
| Circa Lounge
Swell Attitude's Rouge Holiday Party: Free Bites & Giveaways | SF

Kick off the end of the year in style at Swell Attitude’s Holiday Party at Circa Lounge with complimentary appetizers for the early birds (before 6.30pm), live performance, fashion tips and DJ Bling Crosby, for your upmost pleasure.
Free, but RSVP is required.
Dress in something chic …

Cafe Prague’s Annual Holiday Block Party | SF
Thursday, December 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cafe Prague
Cafe Prague's Annual Holiday Block Party | SF

Cafe Prague is hosting their annual Holiday Block Party in Merchant Alley on December 6, 2012.
Free, but RSVP is required. Email rsvp@sfcitydish.com.
Guests can enjoy discounted beer specials ($5 1/2 liter beers + $8 liter beers), $4 mulled wine, as well as grilled sausages with sauerkraut for just $6. …

Ambiance Holiday Shopping Party: 20% Off w/ Food & Bubbly | Haight
Thursday, December 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover charge. But you should probably shop for something.
| Ambiance (Haight-Ashbury)
Ambiance Holiday Shopping Party: 20% Off w/ Food & Bubbly | Haight

Stop by Ambiance during one of their Annual Holiday Parties featuring complimentary bubbly drinks, nibbles, $25 Gift Certificates given away every half hour and free gift wrapping with your purchase. Enjoy 10% off regular items and take an additional 20% off sale items.

Lower Polk Art Walk: December | SF
Thursday, December 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Lower Polk Art Walk: December | SF

On December 6, 2012 Chris Shaher of Space/Lopo partners with the Lower Polk Art Walk to bring you an after-party at The Loin, a new location at Eddy & Larkin. from 6pm to midnight.
12+ Galleries are open until 9-10pm:

Gallery @ 1000 Van Ness AMC
Gallery @ Alliance …

Sugar-Coated NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, December 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12 | California Academy of Sciences
Sugar-Coated NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Taste your way through seasonal treats from local purveyors including chocolaty delights from Hooker’s Sweet Treats, Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shops, and Poco Dolce; Almanac Beer Co.’s Biere de Chocolate; Mission Minis’ tiny cupcakes; baked goods from Whole Foods, and more.
Get into the spirit …

Two-Piece Jazz Duo, Art & Free Snacks | North Beach
Thursday, December 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Art Attack SF
Two-Piece Jazz Duo, Art & Free Snacks | North Beach

Join us for a night of live jazz, wine and art, on Thursday night, December 6th, hosted by Art Attack SF Gallery, in North Beach San Francisco.
They are featuring a jazz duo, artwork and complimentary refreshments.

$30 Off: “Historic Libations 2012″ | Classic California Cocktail Party
Thursday, December 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $30 Off*
*Normally $60, Use Secret code LIBATE678 for $30 tickets
| California Historical Society
$30 Off:

Take the edge off winter’s penetrating chill at Historic Libations 2012– the California Historical Society’s annual holiday party with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment & good cheer included.
On this unique night celebrating the history of our Golden State, Enjoy California cocktails, legendary and obscure, toast to the …

Entrepreneur Drink-up: Free Beer & Wine | Mission
Thursday, December 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Wix Lounge
Entrepreneur Drink-up: Free Beer & Wine | Mission

Have a great time around drinks and meet cool entrepreneurs at Wix Lounge in the Mission. For December’s event, Wix Lounge is providing free beer, wine and dancing.
Free, but RSVP is required.
This event will be co-hosted with EFactor who will have a special guest during …

Mundo Maya: Art Opening Reception | Mission Dist.
Thursday, December 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Galería de la Raza
Mundo Maya: Art Opening Reception | Mission Dist.

This exhibition is the culmination of a fifteen-month workshop series that will feature works by local Latino/Mayan youth and lead artist Roberto Y. Hernandez. The exhibit opens Thursday, December 6, 2012. Hernandez uses his knowledge of Mayan art and culture as a vehicle for social …

“gdgt live” Gadget Fair: Drinks & Giveaways | Metreon
Thursday, December 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Metreon

Check out the latest technology and gadgets at gdgt live from 7-10 pm at City View at the Metreon on Thursday, December 6, 2012.
gdgt live in SF will have over 40 companies including Motorola, Sony, HTC, Dolby, Nokia, Ford, Logitech, Olympus, Spint, T-Mobile and Western Digital on hand, as …

Aperinoir: Rock ‘n Roll Buffet & Free Aperitivo | North Beach
Thursday, December 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, free food only if you buy a drink
| Monroe
Aperinoir: Rock 'n Roll Buffet & Free Aperitivo | North Beach

Apernoir is a unique new happy hour using a modern Italian tradition with live music, DJs and free Italian food as long as you buy a drink.
And what do you need to do to enjoy all of this? Just buy a drink from the bar …

Occupy SF Film Night: “Big Sky, Big Money” | Mission Dist.
Thursday, December 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cafe Que Tal
Occupy SF Film Night:

Come join the folks from the Occupy SF Outreach Working Group and watch a short documentary on  the role money in politics.
The folks at PBS Frontline have put together a illuminating film that reveals how dark money can buy elections, and how Montana, a …

Good Vibrations & Planned Parenthood Reception & Mixer | SF
Thursday, December 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Good Vibrations (Downtown)
Good Vibrations & Planned Parenthood Reception & Mixer | SF

Join Good Vibrations in Downtown SF for a special mixer and info night featuring their current donation partner, Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific.
Enjoy a light reception and store tour by staff sexologist Dr. Carol Queen, and meet the good folks at your local Planned Parenthood. Enter …

Elixir’s Cocktail Club: Pimm’s Tasting | Mission Dist.
Thursday, December 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tasting is included with the purchase of any beverage from the bar.
| Elixir
Elixir's Cocktail Club: Pimm's Tasting | Mission Dist.

December 6th: Pimm’s is in the house – Stop by for a taste.

Win Tix: Barry Manilow Live | San Jose
Thursday, December 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost starting at $15.25 (includes all fees)
| HP Pavillion (San Jose)
Barry Manilow Live | San Jose

Who knew in 1978 when five of Barry Manilow‘s albums were on the best-selling charts simultaneously, that Manilow would still be singing to huge crowds today?
Enter to win tickets and hear “Mandy,” “Copacabana,” and all your favorites from the legendary singer. And if you don’t …

Game of Thrones Gameshow “Please, Please, Don’t Kill Me” | SF
Thursday, December 6 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub
Game of Thrones Gameshow

The top rated Game of Thrones podcast, Boars, Gore, and Swords, comes to Murphy’s Pub to record Please, Please, Don’t Kill Me, a gameshow based on Game of Thrones.
Stand up comics compete to avoid beheading. With a turnip truck full of SF Sketchfest alum and …

Oakland Active Music Series: Free Improv Jazz Concerts | The Uptown
Thursday, December 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
Oakland Active Music Series: Free Improv Jazz Concerts | The Uptown

Oakland Active Orchestra performs a free ongoing monthly residence at The Uptown in Oakland on every second Tuesday of the month. Oakland Active Orchestra explores various innovative and traditional techniques in composition and free improvisation. Each month, new compositions written by members of the fourteen piece ...

East Bay vs. North Beach: Brass Band Battle | Tenderloin
Thursday, December 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*One drink minimum
| 50 Mason Social House
East Bay vs. North Beach: Brass Band Battle | Tenderloin

Be there when two Bay Area brass heavyweights encounter each other for the first time for EB3 vs. NB3 on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 9 pm at 50 Mason Social House in SF.
They’ll battle until there’s one band left standing.
East Bay Brass Band is …

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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