Home » Archive by Day

Events for July 20, 2017

< Wednesday, July 19 Friday, July 21 >

Thursday, July 20

Free Lollypop Day 2017 | See’s Candies
Thursday, July 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | See's Candies (Market St.)
Free Lollypop Day 2017 | See's Candies
Celebrate National Lollypop Day with See’s Candies by stopping by any See’s Candies shop on July 20, 2017 for a free lollypop with no purchase necessary. Plus for 2017 they are telling us that they will have Root Beer Lollypops back, just in time for National Lollypop ...
Jack Daniel’s Pop-Up General Store: $5 Haircuts | SF
Thursday, July 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, bring money for food and drinks.
| 930 Alabama St.
Jack Daniel’s Pop-Up General Store: $5 Haircuts | SF

Jack Daniel’s is bringing a taste of Lynchburg to San Francisco by constructing a booze-less pop-up General Store in the Mission (that’s right, no actual drinking at this event). Starting July 16, the store will be open for one week only and give you an inside ...

Traditional Japanese Folk Songs with Bachido & Awakko Ren | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, July 20 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Traditional Japanese Folk Songs with Bachido & Awakko Ren | Yerba Buena Gardens
A three-string lute plucked and strummed with a plectrum, the shamisen has played an important role in Japanese culture for some five centuries. Santa Cruz’s Kyle Abbott became obsessed with the banjo-like instrument about 13 years ago, and created Bachido, an international organization that champions ...
Brave New Leaders: Youth Writing & Performance Workshops | SFSU
Thursday, July 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required due to limited space.
| San Francisco State University (Main)
Brave New Leaders: Youth Writing & Performance Workshops | SFSU

At the intersection of dynamic artistic presentation and engaged civic participation, Brave New Voices presents platforms for young people to share their stories and speak their hopes and dreams about the contemporary realities of their everyday lives. The 20th Annual Brave New Voices International Youth ...

2017 Hot Dog Eating Champion Joey Chestnut’s Victory Party | San Jose
Thursday, July 20 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Food available for purchase.
| Casino M8trix
2017 Hot Dog Eating Champion Joey Chestnut's Victory Party | San Jose
Join them as they celebrate one of the Bay Area’s greatest athletes: 10-time hot dog eating champion, Joey Jaws Chestnut. Bring your dog as you give Joey the 72 dog salute that he deserves. Drink specials, giveaways, and more. This event is for 21+ only. 2017 ...
Civic Center’s “Third Thursday” Music & Food Festival: 2017 Kick-off | SF
Thursday, July 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center's

The Commons on Third Thursdays will activate UN Plaza, Fulton Street and Civic Center Plaza with three stages of music, food trucks, bars, bocce ball and other activities held on four nights, one each month until October from 5 to 9 pm. “The Commons” is the ...

“Flower Power” Happy Hour Art Walk | SF
Thursday, July 20 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there's a $10 suggested donation
| The Mosser Hotel
Join ArtSpan for an art walk through five of their Art-In-Neighborhoods exhibitions. Enjoy an artist reception with happy hour refreshments at each location. All five venues are within walking distance (0.7 miles total area). The full art walk can be completed in 15 minutes, but you’ll want to ...
“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, July 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Presidio Twilight” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to October. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax under the ...

Montel Williams’ Talk & Medical Cannabis Launch | SoMa
Thursday, July 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| The Green Door
Montel Williams' Talk & Medical Cannabis Launch | SoMa
Montel Williams, Founder of Lenitiv Labs, will host a special launch event as he debuts LenitivLabs’s new line of medicinal cannabis products on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Montel founded Lenitiv to bring patients high quality, efficacious medicine designed with patients in mind. As the industry moves ...
“Fantasy Life” Intimate Baseball Photo Exhibit: Opening Reception | City Hall
Thursday, July 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Join in celebrating the exhibition opening of Tabitha Soren’s Fantasy Life, an epic, 15-year photo-based project that takes viewers behind the scenes of minor and major league baseball. If the name Tabitha Soren sounds familiar, you might remember her as former news anchor and reporter for MTV, ABC ...
Summer Street Party: Live Music, 100+ Hot Rods & Family Fun | Downtown Hayward
Thursday, July 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Hayward
Summer Street Party: Live Music, 100+ Hot Rods & Family Fun | Downtown Hayward

The 2017 downtown Hayward 3rd Thursday Street Party goes into its 17th season from 5:30-8:30 pm on June 15, July 20 and August 17 with bands, a classic car show, street entertainers, food, and family fun. Fun will be provided by street entertainers, face-painters and rides ...

Music in the Park: Blues Traveler | San Jose
Music in the Park: Blues Traveler | San Jose

Music in the Park is back in San Jose for Summer 2017 with another round of top notch headliners entertaining the neighbors and visitors of Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park from 5:30-9 pm. Individual general admission tickets are just $10 until the day of the show, ...

Latin Music Scene with Somos El Son | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, July 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Jessie Square)
Latin Music Scene with Somos El Son | Yerba Buena Gardens
Led by Peruvian-born vocalist and percussion master Braulio Barrera, who earned a Grammy Award for his work with the Pacific Mambo Orchestra, Somos el Son is a relatively new addition to the Bay Area Latin music scene. Launched four years ago, the potent 10-piece combo plays ...
Exploratorium After Dark: Ernie Gehr Variety Show | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Ernie Gehr Variety Show | Pier 15
Making a rare trip to San Francisco, Ernie Gehr will present a screening of new works—four moving image landscape considerations. An essential filmmaker of the avant-garde, Gehr has worked continuously for over 50 years, crafting hypnotic and perception-shifting studies of the familiar. Within his films, observational studies ...
Beer Garden NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, July 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Beer Garden NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Every beer tells a story—and this week—NightLife follows the brewing process from botanical inception to foamy finish. Hear from local beer and spirit masters, chat with flora-connoiseurs from the SF Botanical Garden, and drink your way through a pop-up beer garden with a dozen of ...
Quick Draw SF: Comics & Zines | SoMa
Thursday, July 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 1192 Folsom
Quick Draw SF: Comics & Zines | SoMa
This month they will be celebrating comic books and zines featuring a gaggle of artists who have made some pretty great books. If you’re feeling left out from all the San Diego Comic Con fun, hang out, draw some comic strips, and grab a drink. Friends ...
20th Annual Youth Speaks Queeriosity | SF
Thursday, July 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Herbst Theatre
20th Annual Youth Speaks Queeriosity | SF
Queeriosity is an annual literary arts and performance event that creates a safe space for LBGTQ youth to speak their truths to a supportive group of their peers and allies on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Queeriosity is a place for queer and questioning youth to simply ...

Every Thursday

Asian Art Museum: $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum: $10 Thursday Nights | SF

Spring and summer mean later sunsets and later hours at the Asian Art Museum.
From February 23 through September 28, 2017, they’ll be open ’til 9pm on Thursdays. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, lively gatherings and intimate …

The North Face: Mountain Athletics Free Training | SF
Every Thursday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| The Yard at Mission Rock
The North Face: Mountain Athletics Free Training | SF

Join Mountain Athletics: A free, goal oriented workout program training in the outdoors to prepare you for your outdoor pursuits like skiing, snowboarding, camping and hiking. They’re a fun community helping each other achieve #itrainfor goals.
Check them out every Thursday at The Yard at Mission Rock …

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 …

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

The Outlaw Order: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McTeague's Saloon
The Outlaw Order: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF

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 …

Night School: Laugh Harder, Get Smarter | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Stagewerx Theatre
Night School: Laugh Harder, Get Smarter | SF

EndGames Improv brings you Night School, an improv show happening every Thursday night at 8 pm.
Nerd out with a special guest lecturer as they distill a master’s degree worth of material into a mini-Ted talk that inspires improvised comedy. Previous guests include an Oscar nominated filmmaker, Mega-Robot …

Free Live Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF

Join them every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Jazz show by local Bay Area musicians.
Shows start at 8pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & Jazz. For complete line-up and more information please visit their website.

HellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar
HellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar

Come out to #HellaFunny at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Upper Haight to see some of SF’s best rising comedic talent.
The lineup changes every week, but expect to see comics that have performed at Cobbs, SF Sketchfest, the Punchline and featured on …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Normally $10 use code FUNCHEAP for $5 tickets. 21+
| Ales Unlimited: Beer Basement

The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the …

“Class of ’84” Dance Party & Cheap Drinks | SoMa
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9:30 pm. $7 after
| The Cat Club

Every Thursday at the Cat Club it’s the best of the ’80s in two rooms. The coolest music and the best crowd in town with DJs Damon and Mr Washington spin ’80s pop, rock, and one hit wonders in the front room:, along with DJ …

Free Laughs On Thursday Nights | San Carlos
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rail Bar
Free Laughs On Thursday Nights | San Carlos

Join Kevin Wong, host and Bay Area comic, for Comedians at Rail every Thursday at 9 pm for free comedy at the Rail Club in San Carlos, CA.
Featured performers have appeared at The Punch Line, Cobbs, San Jose Improv, Tommy T’s, and all around the Bay Area.
Stop …

“GrooveWell” Thursdays | Milk Bar
Every Thursday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

The GrooveWell squad specializes in creating a genuinely fun, eclectic atmosphere for those who like to dance and meet cool like-minded people. Their sound is as diverse as the crowd, mixing a signature blend of House, Disco, Funk, Boogie and beyond. MC Feel Woods will be …

Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight
Every Thursday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight

PianoFight’s house team, Original Jokes takes the stage to improvise based off a Craigslist missed connection that is picked by the audience. Combine that with a PianoFight selected improv team opening the show for double the hilarity and you have one hilarious show.
This show is …

< Wednesday, July 19 Friday, July 21 >