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Thursday, May 8

The Great San Francisco “Bike vs. Car” Commuter Race | SF
Thursday, May 8 – 7:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*You'll need to pay for any transportation if you wish to travel along.
| Union Square Park
On Bike To Work Day 2014, Caltrain is hosting the commuter race challenge you’ve all been waiting for – bike vs. car… with a little help from Caltrain, of course. Two Caltrain employees will race to get to work from Union Square to San Carlos – ...
SFMade Week 2014: Free Factory Tours, Demos & Tastings | SF

SFMade Week 2019 is the annual weeklong celebration that champions locally made products, their makers and their people. The week features various events at local factories and retailers, including factory tours, demos, shopping. 2019 SFMade Week October 4-11, 2019 All over San Francisco Most tours are ...

The Art of Biking: Art Show, Bike Races & DIY | Emeryville
Thursday, May 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Public Market (Emeryville)
May is Bike Month and Emeryville is celebrating in style at the Public Market with a fun-filled day of bike culture from noon to 4 pm on Thursday, May 8, 2014. Attendees will enjoy a curated bike museum with bikes from local bike shops, a bike ...
Maker Mother’s Day: Light-Up DIY | SF
Thursday, May 8 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Richmond Branch Library
Celebrate Maker Month and Mother’s Day by creating something Mom will not soon forget… and it may even light up. Make LED and pipe cleaner-inspired mementos. A bright flower? A cute bee or ladybug? This event is for kids 9+ only, please.
Astro Artisan Art Reception: Interstellar Transmission | SF
Thursday, May 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Southern Exposure
Ever since Carl Sagan sent the Arecibo message to space in 1974, evolving technological capacities inspire us to reach out to other life forms and share our humanity with the future. Considering what it means to be a teen in San Francisco in 2014, the ...
“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, May 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Presidio Twilight is back for its sixth 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. New for 2019 are ...Every Thursday

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, May 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park

Enjoy happy hour at the Streat Bazaar with $3 super tasty draft beers and sangria, food trucks, pop-up food vendors and a fun collection of retail vendors including the erotic crochet of “Auntie Social” Designs. May 8, 2014 Lineup BEER & DRINK SPECIALS –  Beer Garden + Happy ...Every Thursday

NightLife LIVE: Boogie Funk & Soul | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, May 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Live outdoor sets by Dam-Funk and Myron & E presented by Noise Pop; DJ set by Grown Kids Radio in the Piazza; exhibit debut by artist Boback Emad; Projections by All of it Now. NightLife kicks off its summer music and art series with a salute to our senses. For the audibly-enticed, Dam-Funk, LA’s ...
Converse In-store Dream Pop Concert: Surf Club | SF
Thursday, May 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Converse
See the Stockton-based indie pop act Surf Club perform at the Converse store in San Francisco. Surf Club may be from Stockton, but that doesn’t mean they’ve got the Land Locked Blues. On the contrary, their sound is pretty light and breezy summer pop, with — ...
’70s Soul & Funk Concert: Big Blu Soul Quintet | Yoshi’s SF
Thursday, May 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Fillmore Heritage Center
Big Blu Soul Quintet, featuring members of Big Blu Soul Revue, will perform a very special free show on Thursday, May 8th at Yoshi’s San Francisco in the lounge. The band will be performing their amazing mix of classic 70’s soul, funk and jazz music. Sounds ...
Free Hitchcock Movie Night: “Strangers On A Train” | Orinda
Thursday, May 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre

A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder… a theory that he plans to implement. Monthly

Nightcap Comedy Show at Goorin Bros. Hat Shop | North Beach
Thursday, May 8 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Goorin Bros. (North Beach)
Goorin Bros Hat Shop in North Beach hosts some of the Bay Area’s best, emerging stand-up comedians right in their store on May 8, 2014. Featuring: Caitlin Gill Kevin Munroe Hosted by Paco Romane Admission is free, and all three comedians are truly excellent, so hold on to your hats folks; ...

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
Update as of 3/17/20 – Please note the 2020 Market is currently scheduled to open on 3/26 but there likely won’t be any entertainment or activities. Farmers Markets are allowed to stay open during the “shelter in place” order Mission Community Market returns for the 2020 ...
Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF
The Asian Art Museum is back for 2020 beginning January 23rd through September 24th. The museum will be open until 9 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, lively gatherings ...
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
From the Basement of Oakstop, in the heart of downtown, comes The Underground every Thursday from October. See some of the best comics from the Bay Area and beyond in an intimate setting. Show is From 7:30 till 9, with doors opening at 7. Tickets will ...
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 FREE Updated 1/20/2020 – ...
Free Live Salsa & Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Salsa & Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF
Join them every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Salsa and Jazz show by local Bay Area musicians. Shows start at 8 pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & live music night. For complete line-up and more information please visit their Facebook page. Free Live Salsa & Jazz ...
Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar
Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar
Come out to Haight Ashbury Comedy Night every Thursday at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Upper Haight to see some of SF’s best comedians. 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 $15 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 ...
Nob Hill Free Comedy Night | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Bring cash for drink purchase.
| Hops & Barrel
Nob Hill Free Comedy Night | SF
Nob Hill Comedy Night brings you the top local and touring comedians every Thursday at 8 pm in Nob Hill’s newest beer & wine bar, Hops & Barrel. Comedians you’ve seen at Nob Hill Comedy Night have been featured on HBO, Netflix, Conan, The Late Late ...
“Class of ’84” Dance Party & Cheap Drinks | SoMa
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Cover may change for special events.
| 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 ...
SF’s Epic Karaoke Dance Party w/ Sax, Lasers + Fog | The Mission
Every Thursday – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Slate Bar
SF's Epic Karaoke Dance Party w/ Sax, Lasers + Fog | The Mission
Most students drop out of Stanford to create tech companies but DJ Purple dropped out to pursue music en route to becoming San Francisco’s DJ of the year in 2011 and one of America’s greatest karaoke KJ’s (Karaoke DJ). Get ready for an upbeat night (no ...
$1 Well Shots on Thursday Nights | SF
Every Thursday – 10:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1 Per Well Shot, but no cover charge.
| Would You Believe Cocktails
$1 Well Shots on Thursday Nights | SF
Would you Believe Bar is bringing back $1 Well Shots and College Night Specials on Thursdays from 10 pm to Midnight for a limited time only. Thursdays $1 Shots Every Thursday | 10 pm to Midnight Would You Believe Bar, 652 Geary Blvd., SF $1- Must be 21 and over Must 21 and ...
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