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Thursday, May 17

2018 Internet of Things World Exhibit | Final Day
Thursday, May 17 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Santa Clara Convention Center
2018 Internet of Things World Exhibit | Final Day

Internet of Things World 2018 is the world’s largest and most comprehensive IoT event with over 12,000 attendees, 450+ industry thought leaders and 300+ exhibitors. 2018 Internet of Things World Exhibit May 14 to 17, 2018 | 9 am to 5 pm Santa Clara Convention ...

2018 Amgen Tour of California: Men’s Stage 5 Start – Stockton
Thursday, May 17 – 9:45 am | Cost: FREE | Stockton Arena
2018 Amgen Tour of California: Men's Stage 5 Start - Stockton
Men’s Stage 5 Presented by Visit California Stockton to Elk Grove 109.4 miles / 176 kilometers Rider Sign In: 9:05 am Start: 10:20 am Stage Information: https://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/2018-stage-5-mens 2018 Amgen Tour of California: Men’s Stage 5 Start Thursday, May 17, 2018 | 9:45 am – 11:15 am Stockton Arena, 248 W Fremont St, Stockton, California FREE For ...

2018 Amgen Tour of California: Men’s Stage 5 Finish / Women’s Stage 1 – Elk Grove
Thursday, May 17 – 9:50 am | Cost: FREE | Elk Grove
2018 Amgen Tour of California: Men's Stage 5 Finish / Women's Stage 1 - Elk Grove
Men’s Stage 5 Finish / Women’s Stage 1 Presented By Visit California Women’s Stage 1 76.7 miles / 123.5 kilometers Women’s Rider Sign In: 9:50 am Women’s Race Start: 11:05 am Women’s Estimated Finish: 2:25 pm Women’s Stage Information: https://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/2018-stage-1-womens The women’s opening stage returns to the City of Elk Grove, which made ...
Community Music Center Older Adult Choirs: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, May 17 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Community Music Center Older Adult Choirs: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Directed and accompanied by veteran pianist Maestro Curtis and captivating vocalist Nola Curtis (a.k.a. Cyd Qurtisse), the Community Music Center Older Adult Choirs from the Bayview, Western Addition, and Ingleside neighborhoods perform rousing and inspiring music that celebrates the diversity of the members. The repertoire ...
Cathedral Hill: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Thursday, May 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| St. Mary's Cathedral
Cathedral Hill: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
San Francisco’s diversity is reflected in its places of worship. Visit churches, temples, a cathedral, and a synagogue. View the symbols and architecture and hear the history of the city’s religious institutions. Meet at the main plaza entrance of St. Mary’s Cathedral, Gough & Geary. Public ...
2018 Opening Night: “Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party | SF
Thursday, May 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn
2018 Opening Night: "Presidio Twilight" Campfire Party | SF

Presidio Twilight is back for its fifth season, and it’s better than ever. This year, San Francisco’s largest campfire features a delicious selection of international cuisine from a stellar lineup of local vendors from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to September. Off the Grid ...

Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...

2018 Salute to “American Graffiti” Festival | Petaluma
Thursday, May 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza North Shopping Center
2018 Salute to "American Graffiti" Festival | Petaluma

An annual Salute to American Graffiti honors George Lucas’ timeless, coming-of-age film, American Graffiti, most of which was filmed in Petaluma in the early summer of 1972. Grab your favorite squeeze, jump into your hot rod, candy-colored screamin’ machine or the family car for that ...

$15 Tix: SF Weekly “Best of SF 2018” Tasting Party & Open Bar | SoMa
Thursday, May 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Use secret code FUNCHEAP for $15 tickets. Normally $20-$30
| City Nights
$15 Tix: SF Weekly "Best of SF 2018" Tasting Party & Open Bar | SoMa
Hosted by SF Weekly, enjoy Best of SF 2018, a unique all-you-can-drink (and eat) tasting celebration at City Nights, a 15,000 sq. foot nighclub with state-of-the-art lighting and sound and a Euro-inspired backlit bar. Get three hours of open bar sampling of beer, spirits, sake like Drakes, Korbel ...
“Let’s Go Salsa” Free Open Air Salsa Dance Party with Cabanijazz Project | SF
Thursday, May 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jessie Square
"Let’s Go Salsa" Free Open Air Salsa Dance Party with Cabanijazz Project | SF
Let’s Go Salsa@Jessie, the free open-air salsa dance party in Jessie Square near the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, takes place on the third Thursday of each month from May to September from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. The dynamic Mexican-born conga player Javier Cabanillas has come ...
Conversation with Broke-Ass Stuart: Writer, Poet & TV Host | SF
Thursday, May 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP + FREE Drinks
| General Assembly (Bush Street)
Conversation with Broke-Ass Stuart: Writer, Poet & TV Host | SF
Stuart Schuffman describes himself as a “Motherf’ing Hustler”. That’s because he’s spent nearly 15 years working various service industry jobs while steadily building the Broke-Ass Stuart media brand. From having his own line of books to hosting his own TV show to running one of ...
2018 Walking Distance Dance Festival | SF
Thursday, May 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 per performance or $60 for 4 performances
| ODC Theater
2018 Walking Distance Dance Festival | SF

This year’s Walking Distance Dance Festival traces performing artists and creative habitats within and beyond the Bay to share a powerful harvest from a Euripides-inspired Latin disco-pop variety show to free improvisers and fierce solo acts. On creating, writer Rebecca Solnit asks, “What are your ...

1015 Folsom’s Free House/Electronic Dance Party Night | SoMa
1015 Folsom's Free House/Electronic Dance Party Night | SoMa
We know you love free — so let 1015 Folsom spoil you w/ (4x) headliners for free this Thursday. It’s Sirius XM’s “The Cookout” live on tour. Free Dance Party at 1015 Folsom Thursday, May 17, 2018 | 10 pm to 2 am 1015 Folsom, 1015 Folsom St, San ...

Every Thursday

“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market | SF
Every Thursday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
"Mission Community Market" Night Farmers Market | SF

The Mission Community Market will be operated by CUESA on Thursday evenings, 4 to 8 pm, rain or shine. Founded in 2010, the market is made up of farmers, small local businesses, and community programs, promoting family health and creating a fun, beautiful public space …

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF

From February 8 through September 27, 2018, the Asian Art Museum will be open until 9pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10.
You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, lively gatherings and intimate hangs with artists.  Except for …

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.
’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999
Every Thursday at 9 pm
Raven BAr & Lounge, 1151 Folsom St., SF, CA
FREE

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.

Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar
Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar

Come out to Haight Ashbury Comedy Night 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 …

“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" Underground Comedy Show | SF

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: $4*
*$4 before 9:30 pm. $7 after
| The Cat Club
"Class of '84" Dance Party & Cheap Drinks | SoMa

Every Thursday from 9 pm to 3 am at the Cat Club, it’s the best of the ’80s in two rooms with the coolest music and the best crowd in town. DJs Damon and Mr Washington spin ’80s pop, rock, and one hit wonders in the …

“GrooveWell” Thursdays | Milk Bar
Every Thursday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
"GrooveWell" Thursdays | 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.
Craiglist Missed Connections: …

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