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Thursday, August 17

Chronicle Books Summer Warehouse Sale | 80% Off Everything
Thursday, August 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chronicle Books HQ
Chronicle Books Summer Warehouse Sale | 80% Off Everything

The 2017 Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale is here again with 80% off everything in the store for three days only, from August 17-19, 2017. Stock up on your winter reading with cookbooks, children’s books, lifestyle and home, arts and crafts, art and design, photography, travel, pop culture, ...

Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa
Thursday, August 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Market & New Montgomery St
Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa

Hidden stories and surprises abound in a free 90-minute walking tour in the Yerba Buena neighborhood of San Francisco’s history, art, poetry, architecture and activism, including live performances of characters that gave the city its unique reputation. Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours Every 3rd Thursday ...Monthly

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, August 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn
"Presidio Twilight" Campfire Party with Off the Grid | 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 ...Every Thursday

SF Giants Pre-Game Party at Anchor Beer Garden | SF
Thursday, August 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer
| Anchor Beer Garden at The Yard
SF Giants Pre-Game Party at Anchor Beer Garden | SF
Join them for fresh brews and tasty grub before the San Francisco Giants take on the Philadelphia Phillies. You’ll have 25 Anchor taps flowing, including limited-release beers that are served exclusively at the Anchor Beer Garden. Enjoy delicious food from Belcampo Meat Co., happy hour ...
Civic Center’s “Third Thursday” Free Caribbean All Stars-Reggae Music & Food Festival | SF
Thursday, August 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center's "Third Thursday" Free Caribbean All Stars-Reggae Music & Food Festival | SF

People in Plazas will bring The Caribbean All Stars and DJ Funklor to the Civic Center stage during the August 17 edition of The Commons on Third Thursdays. There will be Reggae music from 4-8, food trucks and bar service at the Civic Center Park. Please ...Monthly

Westland Distillery x Charlitos Cocina: Free Whiskey & Charcuterie Tasting | SF
Thursday, August 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| The Epicurean Trader
Westland Distillery x Charlitos Cocina: Free Whiskey & Charcuterie Tasting | SF
Drop by San Francisco’s top craft spirits and specialty food store, The Epicurean Trader, for an very unique and exciting opportunity to taste whiskies from one of America’s most respected craft distilleries and try some amazing charcuterie from Brooklyn, NY on Thursday, August 17, 2017. Westland ...
Afro-Cuban Roots Music with Bobi Cespedes | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, August 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Jessie Square)
Afro-Cuban Roots Music with Bobi Cespedes | Yerba Buena Gardens
Since settling in the Bay Area in 1969, Cuban-born vocalist Bobi Céspedes has been an essential cultural conduit, providing authentic Afro-Cuban roots music to a region with a passionate hunger for clave. She made an enduring impression in the 1980s with the celebrated band Conjunto Céspedes, ...
Feline NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, August 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Feline NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Cat lovers unite for NightLife’s tribute to your four-pawed friends.
Exploratorium After Dark: Tactile Dome & Explainer Demonstrations | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Tactile Dome & Explainer Demonstrations | Pier 15
Crawl through their pitch-black Tactile Dome. Also, play with hundreds of hands-on exhibits and experience an array of Explainer-led demonstrations: Drawing Board, Speaker Dissection, Cow Eye or Flower Dissection, and Magic. And grab dinner and drinks by the Bay.
Quick Draw SF: ISSUU x PPC Official Zine Release Party | SoMa
Thursday, August 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP on Facebook is appreciated.
| F8
Quick Draw SF: ISSUU x PPC Official Zine Release Party | SoMa
“One Page at a Time” is here. To celebrate Paint Pens Collective’s first print & digital zine, created with ISSUU, they are throwing an official release party. Artists featured in the zine will be on site and they will have copies of the zine available. Everyone ...
“Drink Steam” Free Rap & DJ Party | Rickshaw Stop
Thursday, August 17 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer
| Rickshaw Stop
"Drink Steam" Free Rap & DJ Party | Rickshaw Stop
Join them for an evening full of free live music from local artists and local beer from Anchor Brewing. Rexx Life Raj, headlining the show, is one of the Bay Area’s best rappers on the rise. 2016’s “Father Figure” flashed his dynamic style with equal parts ...
Free Cobb’s Summer Comedy Night: August 2017 | SF
Free Cobb's Summer Comedy Night: August 2017 | SF

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often ...

Drink Steam Celebration: Cold Pints & Live Music | The Eagle
Thursday, August 17 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $8 | SF Eagle
Drink Steam Celebration: Cold Pints & Live Music | The Eagle
Enjoy fresh, cold pints of Anchor Steam, DJ Dank on the decks, and live music from Glen Meadmore & His Kuntry Band, Pachuco Cadaver, and Maria Konner & Not from Jersey.

Every Thursday

Free Express Lunchtime Rooftop Bootcamp | Salesforce Park
Every Thursday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Express Lunchtime Rooftop Bootcamp | Salesforce Park
Squeeze in a workout with this express lunchtime class. No excuses. Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF. No pre-registration or membership required – just show up. This event is year-round.  Free Rooftop Express Bootcamp Every Thursday | Noon to 12:30 pm Salesforce ...
Free Weekly Therapy Yoga Sessions | SF
Every Thursday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are suggested, but not necessary.
| International Art Museum of America
Free Weekly Therapy Yoga Sessions | SF
The International Art Museum of America holds weekly yoga classes in the upstairs museum gallery every Thursday from 6 pm to 6:45 pm. With rotating yoga instructors, participants can experience different styles of yoga and take refuge in the beautiful art gallery with other members of ...
Thursday Trivia Night & Food Trucks | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food & drinks
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday Trivia Night & Food Trucks | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Join every Thursday Night at SoMa StrEat Food Park hosts Trivia Night in collaboration with Sporcle Live Trivia. Each week will feature all new questions from a variety of mind-boggling categories. Thursday Trivia Night & Food Trucks Every Thursday at 7 pm SoMa StrEat Food Park, 428 11th Street, SF, ...
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 ...
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 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 $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 ...
“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 ...
$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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