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Thursday, September 21

2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Thursday
Thursday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Thursday

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all for $1-3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. The Big Book Sale is free ...

Atelier Emmanuel Grand Opening Free Beauty Workshops & Party | SF
Thursday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Atelier Emmanuel
Atelier Emmanuel Grand Opening Free Beauty Workshops & Party | SF
Atelier Emmanuel is a hair salon in San Francisco and they are opening their second location on Thursday, Sep 21st with free workshops for hair styling/basics. Live music, food, and other fun stuff will be provided. There are free workshops all day, but you need to ...

The Melt’s “National Cheeseburger Day” Celebration: 2-for-1 | Sept 18-21
Thursday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: $8.49 | The Melt (Market Street)
The Melt's
On National Cheeseburger Day (Sept. 18, 2017) The Melt is giving diners the chance to celebrate with an amazing cheeseburgers BOGO Deal. The Melt is offering a BOGO for #NationalCheeseburgerDay. Just show this event at the register to claim your Buy 1, Get 1 Free Offer anytime from ...
Camilo y los Robot Ninjas: Post-Latin Salsa-Core Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, September 21 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Camilo y los Robot Ninjas: Post-Latin Salsa-Core Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Oakland guitarist Camilo Landau belongs to an illustrious family of musicians, poets, activists and journalists. He came by his love of music via his uncle, guitarist and eight-time Grammy Award-nominated producer Greg Landau, who started teaching his 12-year-old nephew guitar and tres upon returning from ...
Jamming in the Park | 2017 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention
Thursday, September 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must email afternoon-jam@berkeleyoldtimemusic.org to find out the location.
| Secret Berkeley Location
Jamming in the Park | 2017 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention is a five day music festival featuring performances by local and national acts, several rollicking square dances, the illustrious stringband contest, workshops, and plenty of jamming, in venues throughout Berkeley. The convention is organized by folks who love old ...

Historic Theater in the City by the Bay Walking Tour | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tour is free, they pass out a donation envelope at the end of the tour if you choose to donate.
| Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Historic Theater in the City by the Bay Walking Tour | SF
Caruso, O’Neill, Booth, Lotta, Belasco, Ball, Tetrazzini, are just some of the few stars of the stage in San Francisco. Join their guide to learn the fascinating history of theater in the City by the Bay. Meet at the entrance to the Yerba Buena Center for ...
Rosh Hashanah Festival: Children’s Activities, Food & Live Music | Peninsula
Thursday, September 21 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hidden Villa Farm
Rosh Hashanah Festival: Children's Activities, Food & Live Music | Peninsula
The Palo Alto JCC invites you to an exciting afternoon of children’s activities, delicious food and lively entertainment. You’ll be together in nature, connect with the meaning of the holiday, enjoy fun activities for children and adults and have a picnic. The picnic is a potluck; please ...
Rosh Hashanah at the Beach: Celebration w/ Jazz Mafia & Bagpipes | Ocean Beach
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Fulton)
Rosh Hashanah at the Beach: Celebration w/ Jazz Mafia & Bagpipes | Ocean Beach
Reset your system with a modern spin on a 600-year-old Rosh Hashanah ritual called tashlich to get rid of last year’s bad karma and start the new year off fresh. JCCSF and Reboot invite you to Ocean Beach for a brief, engaging ritual and joyful noise accompaniment ...
Oktoberfest 2017 Block Party | Financial Dist.
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry, but bring money for food & drinks.
| Cafe Prague
Oktoberfest 2017 Block Party | Financial Dist.
Embrace your inner German in celebration of Oktoberfest and a love of all things Bavarian. as Cafe Prague hosts its annual Oktoberfest Block Party in the Financial District (one block away from the Transamerica Pyramid). 2017 Oktoberfest Block Party Thursday, September 21, 2017 | 5-10 pm Cafe Prague, 424 Merchant Alley, ...
Civic Center Block Party & Free Roller Skating | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center Block Party & Free Roller Skating | SF
The third in a series of four evening events, The Commons on 3rd Thursday is September 21 from 5pm – 9pm.  The event is a free “block party” featuring live music on three stages, roller skating by the Church of 8 Wheels, food trucks, over-21 beverages, games such ...
2017 Downtown Redwood City Oktoberfest | Happy Hour Seating
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 Adv/$22 Door for Adults & $10 Adv/$15 Door for Kids
| Courthouse Square
2017 Downtown Redwood City Oktoberfest | Happy Hour Seating

For the fourth year, Redwood City celebrates Oktoberfest Downtown Redwood City, featuring a fabulous traditional German Oktoberfest setting with over 1,100 feet of “family style” bench seating; lots of fun and merriment; music; dancing; contests; cold beer and other beverages; food and more. Opening with ...

Free Movie Night: The Big Lebowski w/ Tacos & White Russians | Castro Theater
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Castro Theatre
Free Movie Night: The Big Lebowski w/ Tacos & White Russians | Castro Theater
Eaze invites you to remember the past, “Enjoy the Moment” and celebrate the future of marijuana with an epic happy hour and movie night at the historic Castro Theater in San Francisco on Thursday, September 21st. Show up at 5pm to enjoy a complimentary Happy Hour ...
Sunset Cinema: “The Big Sick” Outdoor Movie Night | Emeryville
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Greenway 31
Sunset Cinema:

Come and enjoy Sunset Cinema at Greenway 31, starting on Thursday, August 31 until October 26. Come early to enjoy a pre-movie happy hour with Novel Brewing plus the Bay Area Roller Derby team will be providing skate up beer service starting at 6 pm. Movies begin ...

Exploratorium After Dark “Field of View” | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark
Join us for artist and filmmaker Lynette Wallworth’s poetic virtual reality journey to the homeland of indigenous elder Nyarri Morgan and the Martu tribe in the remote Western Australian Pilbara desert. And learn how currently emerging technologies are contributing to the evolution of storytelling at ...
Brain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Brain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Join NightLife for an ongoing event series that explores the brain and body with mind-expanding talks, cutting edge demos, and yoga sessions around the museum. Schedule of events: Sunset Salutations (Living Roof) 7:15 pm Do some Sun(Set) Salutations in a very special class taught by Mira Valeria. Underwater Yoga ...
Afro-Salsa Sound with Ricardo Lemvo | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Afro-Salsa Sound with Ricardo Lemvo | Yerba Buena Gardens
Raised by Angolan parents in Congo’s capital Kinshasa (when the country was known as Zaire), charismatic Los Angeles vocalist Ricardo Lemvo has honed an irresistibly grooving Afro-salsa sound, blending Congolese rumba and soukous with Cuban charanga and son. Belting out his original songs in Spanish, Portuguese, ...
Yoga on the Plaza 2017 | Bay Club
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Donations are highly encouraged.
| Bay Club (Financial District)
Yoga on the Plaza 2017 | Bay Club

Celebrate National Yoga and Childhood Cancer Awareness Months with Bay Club by participating in an outdoor Sound Off yoga class each Thursday evening beginning September 7th through the end of the month (benefiting Team G Childhood Cancer Foundation). Come flow with Jennifer Keller as music ...

Dr. Martens Fall 2017 Tour: The Fresh & Onlys + Free Drinks | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Dr. Martens (Haight)
Dr. Martens Fall 2017 Tour: The Fresh & Onlys + Free Drinks | SF

With stops in LA, SF, Seattle, Boston, NYC and more, Dr. Martens’  Summer / Fall 2017 Tour gets you free all-ages access to some of your favorite bands and DJs— with exclusive live performances and hosted bars at their retail locations across the US including the ...

W Hotel “Women in Music” Series: Panel & Live Music | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| W Hotel (SF)
W Hotel
Join the W Hotel for the kickoff of W Tour Life. Mix, mingle, and get inspired during the “What She Said” panel with women in music, followed by a live performance by LJ Laboratory as they showcase tracks off their upcoming debut album. Free with RSVP What ...
Quick Draw SF: FAM Art Club | SoMa
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | F8
Quick Draw SF: FAM Art Club | SoMa
This month they’ve teamed with FAM Art Club because they love seeing what other Bay Area creatives are up to. FAM Collective will be at the featured table live drawing with them. This month they will have a merch-table selling featured artist originals, prints, zines, stickers, ...

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 …

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