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Thursday, August 7

Free Food & Smoothie Day | SF
Thursday, August 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Phone case company OtterBox is coming out to San Francisco on August 7, 2014 with their “OtterBox #RechargeYourDay” Truck. They’ll be making three different stops throughout the day and will have coffee, smoothies, snacks and more. They’ll be offering discount cards and free food and the event is ...
Win: Lonely Planet’s “Great Adventures” Photography Book
Enter by: Thursday, August 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular price, $17.49
Ancient trails. Underwater chasms. Ice-clad peaks. Lonely Planet’s gorgeous, photo-filled Great Adventures is a showcase of the world’s most thrilling adventures that takes you by boot, pedal or paddle to awe-inspiring natural spectacles and on adrenalin-charged feats of endeavour. Enter to win a free copy of Great Adventures ...

Sneak Peak at New Central Subway Chinatown Station Artwork | SF
Thursday, August 7 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Chinese Culture Center
Meet artist Tomie Arai and provide input as she develops her artwork for the new Chinatown Central Subway Station at the corner of Stockton and Washington. Thursday, August 7th, 4 – 5 pm Chinese Culture Center, 750 Kearny Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA New York-based artist Tomie ...
Pre-Burning Man DJ Party & Night Market | SoMa
Thursday, August 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park

Kick back on a special Thursday night, SOMA StrEat Food Park welcomes SOMA SOundMAtters – a resident DJ collective spinning Deep House with a pre-Burning Man DJ party. Trying to create the atmosphere of  a Paris or Berlin night market, there will be several vendors, a ...Every Thursday

“My Gorgeous Fetish” Night: Asian Art Museum $5 Thursdays | SF
Thursday, August 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 for admission after 5 pm; admission to special galleries may be extra.
| Asian Art Museum

Get tied up exploring the meanings and possibilities of the word “fetish” in Evoco, a performance artwork by Midori. Evoco will erode and generate boundaries in equal measure, combining flowers, Japanese rope bondage, flesh (yes, there may be a bit of nudity) and sumi ink to ...Every Thursday

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church

Do you love fresh, organic, homemade food? Please come out and celebrate with other veggie lovers and enjoy some great food with amazing company. All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets, and prepared by students ...

“Illuminate” NightLife Live | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Live performance by Typhoon & Yesway presented by Outside Lands! Art exhibited by Ardent Heavy Industries. DJ set by Push the Feeling. Schedule 7:00-10:00 pm: Step outside of reality and into a Glow Cathedral, a dreamy, inflatable forest, by O Yeah Toys Experience the Lightmobile, a Volkswagen beetle covered ...
Upper TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor

Here’s what’s happening on 8/7: INFINITUM at ATAK Gallery SF – 1038 Larkin Street (at Sutter St.) As a Painter, Illustrator, & Tattooist Thomas Hooper aims to mix orthodox / unorthodox drawing & painting techniques, organic textures, computer-enhanced patterns, accidental stains, & geometrical entities to further intertwine the ...Monthly

Win Tix: Glowing Plants, Flight Simulation & Robot History | Exploratorium After Dark
Thursday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
| Exploratorium
Enter the alternate worlds of science fiction and encounter scientific realities converging with our own at Exploartorium’s After Dark. August 7, 2014 Highlights: Explore racially inclusive futurisms with Jamaican-born novelist Nalo Hopkinson, and join an irreverent tour of robot history with robotics engineer Dave Grossman Soar with Birdly, ...
SF Mime Troupe: Free Lake Merritt Performance | Oakland
Thursday, August 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Lakeside Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island” The Musical – A Toxic Tale of Corporate Corsairs, Swashbuckling Swindlers, and Big Buck Buccaneers ...

Win Tix: Conversation on Art & War: “Conflict/Combat/Craft” | Museum of Craft & Design
Thursday, August 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $10 GA, $5 students, free for members of MCD
| Museum of Craft and Design
How can the act of making inform our understanding of the consequences of conflict and war? Potter Ehren Tool and papermaker Drew Cameron, each a veteran of the US Armed Services, use their wartime experience to inform their participatory art practices. Tool has made and given ...
Free Mohawk Haircut Night | Lower Polk

On the first Thursday of each month, in conjunction with the Lower Polk / TL Art Walk, Salana Salon offers free haircuts to gentlemen, as long as they are okay with it being Barber’s Choice. They’re planning on having a different theme cut every month, ...Monthly

Book & Art Talk w/ Betsy & Tom Franco (James Franco’s Mom & Bro) | South Bay
Thursday, August 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| Mountain View Public Library
Enjoy a multimedia presentation by author Betsy Franco and artist Tom Franco. Betsy will talk about her first adult novel, Naked, which her son Tom illustrated. Betsy Franco has written over eighty books for children, young adults, and adults. She is the recipient of a number of ...
Win Tix: Circus Vargas: Big Top Daredevil Artistry | Newark
Thursday, August 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular prices start at $20
| Newpark Mall
Get ready for the ultimate entertainment extravaganza for all ages. Come see where the magic begins and the heart-pounding, death-defying action takes place under the Circus Vargas big top in Hayward. It’s a brand new production for 2014 called, “Magikaria Extreme,” filled with daredevil acts, illusionists, ...
Win Tix: Queer Ladies Lube Wrestling: VIP Ringside Seats | Supperclub Supperclub is hosting Red Hots Burlesque SF’s Go Deep, an insane all-girl lube wrestling party. Plus, they’ll have the ladies of Red Hots Burlesque with a circus sideshow, striptease, singing, dancing, drag and debauchery, as DJ Ruby White spins bubble gum, garage rock, girl groups and more. Enter below ...
Win Tix: Irish Folk-Rock Glen Hansard Live in Concert | Fox Theater
Thursday, August 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Fox Theater
Drive All Night, the latest recording from acclaimed singer-songwriter Glen Hansard, was released December 3 on Anti- Records. Following the release of his first ever solo album, Rhythm and Repose, the four-song EP includes three original tracks and a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s classic song “Drive ...

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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