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Events for August 1, 2019

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Thursday, August 1

2019 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Ayala’s Melissa Perfit | Ferry Plaza
Thursday, August 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: $4.95*
*Free event, but bring cash for taco purchases.
| Ferry Building

Taco lovers, rejoice! Tacolicious’s annual Guest Chef Series takes place July 11 through August 29, 2019, every Thursday (10 am-2 pm) at CUESA’s Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. The Bay Area’s best chefs—including Michael Mina and Ayesha Curry (International Smoke, SF) and Nite Yun (Nyum Bai, ...

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, August 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...Monthly

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, August 1 – 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

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 ...Every Thursday

Free Traditional Japanese Dance Performance & Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, August 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Futures Without Violence
Join us for complimentary drinks (age 21+) and after-hours access to the exhibition “Then They Came for Me: Incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII and the Demise of Civil Liberties”. A special performance by Ito, a community yosakoi dance program, will be presented at 6:45 pm. ...
Free Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Social | Berkeley
Thursday, August 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Register via Eventbrite
| Humphry Slocombe (Berkeley)
Get a free mini Perfectly Imperfect Berry Parfaits at Humphry Slocombe’s Berkeley shop. Join us to celebrate a brand new flavor partnership with Renewal Mill and Imperfect Produce. Together we want to create surprisingly delicious food that helps the environment, one scoop at a time. On ...
Music in the Park: Pop “Cuco” | San Jose

Groove to tunes at Music in the Park, a summer tradition concert series at Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park in the heart of downtown San José. Produced by the San José Downtown Association, this favorite downtown music event jams from 5:30-9 pm. Early bird tickets ...

5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special 5-Course Tasting Menu with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit tropical drinks on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Read the awesome review of this $39 tasting menu in the Chronicle. Francesca’s has ...Every Thursday

Exploratorium After Dark: Beer | Pier 15 How do water, yeast, grains, and hops combine to make such wonderfully different adult beverages? Come learn about each of these ingredients and get some insight into why San Francisco has been brewing beer since before the Gold Rush and why it continues to be ...
Future of Transportation NightLife | California Academy of Sciences How will we get where we’re going in the future? How can we reduce our carbon footprint in the process? This week, NightLife explores the cutting-edge and environmentally-friendly ways that transportation is rapidly evolving. Presented by Cruise.
San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Oakland
Thursday, August 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are 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 ...

50% Off: Thoughtful Immigration: A Comedy Show with Humor | SF
Thursday, August 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Trademark and Copyright
Join us for a night of laughter with immigrant comedians who share their journey in the US. Like our immigration policy, lineup subject to change with no warning. > Get $5 Tickets – Normally $10, use exclusive code FUNCHEAP for $5 tix Thoughtful Immigration Comedy Lineup: Dave Nihill (1st place ...
Free Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley
Thursday, August 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Campbell Hall (UC Berkeley)

Astro Night is UC Berkeley’s free stargazing and lecture event open to the public. Held typically on the first Thursday of the month (during select months, as weather permits), members of the public are invited to take part in guided stargazings using our fleet of telescopes, including ...

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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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