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Thursday, December 14

Chronicle Books Holiday Warehouse Sale | 80% Off Everything
Thursday, December 14 – All Day | Cost: 80% Off | Chronicle Books HQ
Chronicle Books Holiday Warehouse Sale | 80% Off Everything

Need some last minute gifts, but don’t want to pay outrageous last minute shipping costs? The Chronicle Books Holiday Warehouse Sale is here again with 80% off everything in the store for three days only. Choose from cookbooks, children’s books, lifestyle, home, arts and crafts, art ...

Free Co-working Day at Startup Basecamp | SF
Thursday, December 14 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Startup Basecamp
Free Co-working Day at Startup Basecamp | SF

Hate fighting for table space and outlets at Peet’s? Looking for a chill place to work remotely? Come to Startup Basecamp’s Community Co-working Thursday. Startup Basecamp is San Francisco’s first co-living, co-working hotel for Startup and Tech entrepreneurs from around the world. Everyone’s invited – ...

Final Day: “12 Days of Kittens” Adopt & Snuggle a Warm Kitten | SF
Thursday, December 14 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission
| San Francisco City Hall
Final Day: "12 Days of Kittens" Adopt & Snuggle a Warm Kitten | SF

Come and join the 12 Days of Kittens brought to you by Supervisor Katy Tang and her wonderful staff. Meet adoptable kittens from SFACC, enter the raffle, get valuable coupons for Pet Food Express – and best of all – snuggle a warm kitten. Meet ...

Free Holiday Fun: Rock Climbing & Bocce Ball Games | Embarcadero
Thursday, December 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
* All free activities are available at first-come-first-serve basis.
| Justin Herman Plaza
Free Holiday Fun: Rock Climbing & Bocce Ball Games | Embarcadero

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today the launch of a series of free holiday sports at Embarcadero Plaza. The Plaza already features the Holiday Ice Rink, located at heart of the Embarcadero Plaza. Now the Department is adding free, fun, drop-in, sports ...

Holiday House by Brit + Co: One Stop Holiday Shopping Destination | SF
Thursday, December 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Holiday House by Brit + Co
Holiday House by Brit + Co: One Stop Holiday Shopping Destination | SF

Get merry with Brit + Co at the Holiday House, a one-stop holiday destination in San Francisco. Come hang with them at 2124 Union Street at their open house; there’s free entry, no tickets are required. Expect Instagrammable holiday-themed art installations, festive DIY projects, maker-customized gifts, and ...

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Fan Event: Photo Booth, DJs & Hair Bar | San Jose
"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" Fan Event: Photo Booth, DJs & Hair Bar | San Jose
Are you ready for Star Wars: The Last Jedi? Come and join a bunch of happy people ready to put up a photo booth, DJ music, Princess Leia Hair bar and more. Click going to stay updated. Please note that we are unsure of the admission. Promoter ...
24 Holidays on 24th Street: Santa & Live Reindeer | Noe Valley
Thursday, December 14 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Just for Fun
24 Holidays on 24th Street: Santa & Live Reindeer | Noe Valley
Stop by West Parklet/Just for Fun (3982 24th Street in Noe Valley) to say hello to some fluffy reindeer who will be on 24th Street from 3:30-7:30 pm on December 14, 2017. Santa Claus will be there too from 4:30-7:30 pm, so don’t miss out on the ...
2017 “Light the Menorah” Festival | Ghirardelli Square
Thursday, December 14 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Square
2017 "Light the Menorah" Festival | Ghirardelli Square
Ghirardelli Square celebrates Hanukkah with the Annual Light the Menorah Celebration where visitors can join Rabbi Peretz Mochkin in lighting the first candle of the nine-foot Menorah – a celebration for the entire family. There will also be free kids activities, music and more. 2017 “Light the Menorah” Festival December ...
24 Holidays on 24th Street: Pop-Up Chanukah Candle Lighting & Songs | Noe Valley
Thursday, December 14 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Noe Valley Town Square
24 Holidays on 24th Street: Pop-Up Chanukah Candle Lighting & Songs | Noe Valley
On December 14, 2017, enjoy a Pop-Up Chanukah Candle Lighting Chanukah Song Singing with Congregation Emanu-El’s Rabbis, Cantors and Musicians. Also enjoy a holiday party, Vodka & Latkes, sponsored by Tito’s Vodka at the Agency, 2838 24th Street from 4 pm to 7 pm.
SF Etsy Pop-Up Holiday Artisan Market | SF
Thursday, December 14 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| The Marker
SF Etsy Pop-Up Holiday Artisan Market | SF
Continuing its efforts to support the local creative community, SF Etsy sellers will gather at The Marker, a luxury boutique Joie de Vivre hotel, located in the heart of San Francisco’s Theater District, on December 14 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. to showcase an ...
2017 Chanukah Festival & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: 3rd Night | Union Square
Thursday, December 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
2017 Chanukah Festival & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: 3rd Night | Union Square

Celebrate Chanukah 2017 with the 43rd annual lighting of the 25-foot tall mahogany Bill Graham Menorah in Union Square. This San Francisco tradition, the brainchild of rock and roll concert promoter Bill Graham, begun in 1975. Lighting ceremonies take place from December 12-19, at approximately 5 pm on most ...

Ambiance Holiday Shopping Party: Treats & Raffles | Inner Sunset
Thursday, December 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ambiance (Inner Sunset)
Ambiance Holiday Shopping Party: Treats & Raffles | Inner Sunset

Stop by Ambiance during their Annual Holiday Parties featuring delicious Holiday treats, raffles every 30 minutes, free gift with purchase over $50, 15% off regular price and 25% additional off sale merchandise. In 2017, Haight-Ashbury & Noe Valley are hosting their parties on December 7 ...

Ambiance Holiday Shopping Party: Treats & Raffles | Marina
Thursday, December 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ambiance (Marina)
Ambiance Holiday Shopping Party: Treats & Raffles | Marina

Stop by Ambiance during their Annual Holiday Parties featuring delicious Holiday treats, raffles every 30 minutes, free gift with purchase over $50, 15% off regular price and 25% additional off sale merchandise. In 2017, Haight-Ashbury & Noe Valley are hosting their parties on December 7 ...

2017 Winter Wonderland: $1 Ice Skating, Snow & Holiday Market | SF
Thursday, December 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Bayview Opera House
2017 Winter Wonderland: $1 Ice Skating, Snow & Holiday Market | SF
The historic Bayview Opera House invites you to the 6th Annual Winter Wonderland, a community celebration featuring a German style holiday market, live music, kids’ ice skating for $1, a food and craft market, a Santa’s Village and real snow. 2017 Winter Wonderland Thursday, December 14, 2017 | 5-9 ...
Doughbies Holiday Pop Up: Free Cookies & Coffee | December 14-22
Thursday, December 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Doughbies Pop-Up
Doughbies Holiday Pop Up: Free Cookies & Coffee | December 14-22

Santa is coming early this year, and he’s bringing free cookies and coffee. Come one, come all – friends, family, co-workers and Bumble dates. Join Doughbies for their first-ever Holiday pop up. Come enjoy the cookies you know and love and snuggle up with a ...

2017 Hanukkah Festival: Candle Lighting Ceremony & Live Music | Palo Alto
Thursday, December 14 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
2017 Hanukkah Festival: Candle Lighting Ceremony & Live Music | Palo Alto
Celebrate the Jewish festival of lights with a musical performance by Isaac Zones of Shamati, arts and crafts for the kids, dreidel games and a special candle lighting ceremony.
Illuminate SF Yerba Buena Light Art Walking Tour | 2017
Thursday, December 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This is a free, private sightseeing tour with limited capacity, registration is necessary.
| Contemporary Jewish Museum
Illuminate SF Yerba Buena Light Art Walking Tour | 2017
This luminous light art walking tour begins in the lobby of the Contemporary Jewish Museum with a museum expert who’ll share stories behind PaRDeS and Lamp of the Covenant, two light-filled artworks in the museum’s Grand Lobby. The ½ mile walking tour, featuring several light art installations will continue ...
Exploratorium After Dark: Vanilla | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Vanilla | Pier 15
Lose yourself in over 650 interactive exhibits exploring perception, art, and science at our adults-only After Dark. Grab your friends and a drink and get immersed in mind-bending experiences and unique, thought-provoking programs. Pairings: Vanilla 7:00 p.m. Fisher Bay Observatory Gallery To reserve a seat and something to eat, ...
Holiday Bazaar NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, December 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Holiday Bazaar NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
‘Tis the season to stuff those stockings and shop locally. This week, NightLife’s annual holiday bazaar returns, featuring a merry marketplace of gift-worthy treasures from dozens of local makers and merchants, all curated by SF Bazaar.
State Bird Provisions Happy Hour: Free Drinks & Snacks | Green Apple Books
Thursday, December 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
State Bird Provisions Happy Hour: Free Drinks & Snacks | Green Apple Books
On Thursday, December 14th, Green Apple Books is hosting a very special Happy Hour with State Bird Provisions chefs/owners Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski in celebration of the release of State Bird Provisions: A Cookbook. Complimentary beverages and snacks will be provided followed by a ...
$31 Tix + Free Drinks: “Bright Star” Steve Martin’s New Musical | Curran
$31 Tix + Free Drinks: "Bright Star" Steve Martin's New Musical | Curran

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s new musical Bright Star won the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical and Best Score and was nominated for a 2017 Grammy Award. Now, to usher in the Holiday Season, this bluegrass musical has its Bay Area premiere at ...

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 …

CANCELED – “GrooveWell” Thursdays | Milk Bar
Every Thursday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
CANCELED - "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: …

$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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