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Thursday, December 12
Free Coffee Week: illy Espressamente Bar | Castro
To celebrate the opening of the new illy espressamente bar, illy invites you to enjoy a complimentary espresso from 7 am to 9 pm during the week of December 9-14, 2013. The new San Francisco illy espressamente bar is located at 2349 Market Street in the ...
Adidas Giant Winter Warehouse Sale: First Day | Cow Palace
Adidas is taking over part of the Cow Palace on December 12-15, 2013 for a “Giant Warehouse Clearance Event” and tent sale. Every clearance event is different, but if 2012 is any indication you should expect up to 80% savings on over 20,000 square feet of ...
Peet’s Coffee Holiday Open House: Tastings & Discounts | 2013
Peet’s Coffee is throwing their annual Holiday Open House this week. Most stores have their open house on Saturday, but those that are closed on the weekends (or are in busy weekday locations) will have their open house on Thursday.
Enjoy free coffee tastings, brewing demonstrations and …
2013 Holiday Pie Contest & Tasting | Oakland
You are invited to Higher Circle’s first annual Holiday Pie Contest where everyone who attends will get to sample pies and vote for the best one on Thursday, December 12, 2013.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Three People’s Choice winners will be awarded prize ribbons and dazzling …
2nd Annual Fillmore Holiday Market & Live Music Crawl | SF
The 2nd Annual Fillmore Holiday Market takes place on Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 4pm to 9pm with a unique marketplace of local vendors, live music and deals & discounts throughout the neighborhood.
Vendor booths are set up in multiple locations (Yoshi’s lobby, Jazz Heritage Center gallery, …
Display Holiday Pop-Up: Workshops, DJs & Artisan Market | Emeryville
Public Market Emeryville presents Display, a curated selection of pop up shops, temporary installations, DIY workshops, local designers and artisan markets, and live music. Display presents mini-classrooms for makers, teaching a variety of skills – from mixing Japanese spices to crafting totes out of t-shirts to ...
Art Happens: Music, Open Studios & Workshops | Livermore
Art Happens on the second Thursday of each month in downtown Livermore. From 6-8 pm, drop in on exhibitions, demonstrations, open studios, or meet the artists. Join in on art critiques, “make it and take it” sessions, and more. Enjoy live music, wine tasting, coffee or ...
2013 Holiday Boutique Crawl | North Beach
Tis the season to be shopping, so several North Beach shops will once again participate in the Annual Holiday Boutique Crawl. In 2013, you can enjoy not one, but two nights of shopping — on Friday, December 6 and Thursday, December 12, 2013, from 6-9 ...
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 ...
Cup ‘o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF
Join Danny Dechi – comedian and world’s only pencil musician – and his funny friends for a Cup ‘o Comedy at Emma’s Coffee House. Come by every second and fourth Thursdays for your cup o’ comedy.
Conspiracy of Venus: Women’s A Cappella Sing Bjork & Bowie | SF
Conspiracy of Venus is an all women’s a cappella vocal ensemble based in San Francisco, California. Under the artistic direction of Joyce Todd McBride, the women of CoV interpret her daring and inventive arrangements of contemporary music, ranging from the classic (Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow …
Drag Queens on Ice 2013 | Union Square
The Bay Area’s most colorful drag personalities will be returning to the ice for an evening of laughs, lip syncing and lipstick on December 12, 2013.
Drag queens and kings across the bay are encouraged to don their most “gay apparel” for Drag Queens On Ice: An Eleganza …
“Incite/Insight” Rebel Film Night: Ohlone Short Films | SoMa
This collection of short films document and reflect on the return of Ohlone people to their ancestral lands on the peninsula where San Francisco now sits.
You’ll hear the Ohlone’s own voices—in a sunrise healing ceremony at Yosemite Slough and in asking San Francisco city supervisors …
Free Comet Club Comedy w/ Kevin O’Shea | SF
Comedy Lineup | December 12, 2013
Kevin O’Shea – SF Punchline, Cynic Cave
Tim Logan – Tasmania’s 2005 Raw Comedy National Finalist
Richard Kiss – LaffQ
plus Nicole Calasich, Victor Pacheco, Alexander Schildgen
Red Bull “Play and Destroy” iPod DJ Battle | Richmond Dist.
Red Bull is putting on a DJ battle at the Abbey Tavern with 16 wannabe DJs battling it out for supremacy using your mp3 player (an ipod, iphone, android or zune, if you have one of those crazy old things.)
Load your MP3 player with killer …
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Bingo Night at The Knockout: Play for Drinks & Dorky Prizes | SF
Bingo ain’t just for grandmas anymore. Every Thursday night at 7:30 your favorite dive bar The Knockout hosts Bingotopia. Come and play for drinks, and dorky prizes. $4 Newcastle that comes with a free souvenir glass that can be refilled for $3.
>> Buy a drink, …
Old School Playground Games: Four Square Tournament | Oakland
Relive grade school in the Rockridge BART Station’s parking lot every Thursday night at 9 p.m. at one of 4 Square of the East Bay’s weekly free games.
Rockridge BART Station Parking Lot (5660 College Ave., Oakland) | Every Thursday | 9p-Midnight | FREE