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Thursday, August 8

2019 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Top Chef Finalist Melissa King | Ferry Plaza
Thursday, August 8 – 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, ...

49ers Training Camp Open Practice 2019 | Levi’s Stadium

The San Francisco 49ers will begin the celebration of its 73rd anniversary at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on Saturday, July 27, 2019 with a team practice and youth football exhibition. Additionally, fans in the Denver area will have the opportunity to watch the 49ers ...

Sézane x ReStore Launch Party | SF
Thursday, August 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Re:store
Bonjour San Francisco, Paris is on the move. On August 8th, 10 am to 7 pm, you’ll be able to find Sézane at Re:Store (an initiative which features online brands in offline places). To celebrate, they’re throwing a kick-off party (à la francaise). They’ll have French snacks, ...
99¢ Frozen Custard Day | Rita’s Italian Ice
Thursday, August 8 – All Day | Cost: $.99 | Rita's Italian Ice
To celebrate National Frozen Custard Day (yes – this really is a day), Rita’s Italian Ice is dishing out their frozen custard cup or cone for just 99¢. The offer is valid all day on Thursday, August 8 at participating locations. Please note, portion size varies by ...
Lines Dance Center: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, August 8 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
In a city brimming with inventive dance troupes, Alonzo King LINES Ballet has long stood out as one of the jewels of the scene. Undergirding the company’s long-running status as a creative hothouse is the Alonzo King LINES Dance Center, which presents the culmination of ...
“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, August 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

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF

The Asian Art Museum is back on Valentine’s Day February 14 through August 29, 2019. 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, ...Every Thursday

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

Twilight at Fernandez Ranch: Reptile Show & Stargazing | Martinez
Thursday, August 8 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*The event is free but RSVP is required.
| Fernandez Ranch
Step outside and enjoy Twilight at Fernandez Ranch—a night of outdoor exploration for the whole family. Join us for: Stargazing with Eastbay Astronomical Society Reptile show-and-touch with East Bay Vivarium Visit birds of prey with Lindsay Wildlife Meet and greet barnyard animals “Pacing the Planets” hike with JMLT Food trucks, ice cream, ...
“San Francisco Tech Crawl” Open Bars & Meetups | 2019 Crawl. Connect. Collaborate. Join Betts Recruiting for the 4th annual San Francisco Tech Crawl. The event brings together the Bay Area’s most motivated and talented game changers with the hottest companies to connect and collaborate in person. Tech Crawl is an exciting evening inside 15 of ...
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, August 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out ...Monthly

Exploratorium After Dark: LASERs | Pier 15 Everyone knows that Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation puts on a good show, but what else can it do? This 60-year-old technology started out as “a solution looking for a problem,” but it continues to enable scientific breakthroughs in communication, medicine, and observations ...
Free Tix: SF’s Brand New AR Experience at “Eden” | Sneak Peek
Thursday, August 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required on RushTix. Comp tickets are limited
| Westfield San Francisco Centre
Take a sneak peek and enjoy Kombucha and CBD beverages at this exclusive pre-launch party for Eden, Enklu’s new AR experience and creative space. Join Enklu at their new AR experience and studio, Eden. Experience Immersive augmented reality with large-scale multiplayer experiences using several technologies ...
Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse” | Jack London Sq.
Thursday, August 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of Hollywood blockbuster favorites every other Thursday evening on the Jack London Square Ferry Lawn. The movie will begin at sundown. Arrive early for pre-film festivities, good eats, and to save your spot. 2019 ...

Free Movie Night: Caddyshack | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, August 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 6:30 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by actors and film makers. Bring some cash for popcorn and enjoy the show. ...Monthly

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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 30-minute lunchtime class. Pair with Core + Stretch Express right after for a full workout. Free Rooftop Express Bootcamp Every Thursday | Noon to 12:30 pm Salesforce Park (Main Plaza), 425 Mission St, San Francisco FREE *no class July 4 or November 28
Donation Based Weekly Therapy Yoga Sessions | SF
Every Thursday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are suggested, but not necessary.
| International Art Museum of America
Donation Based 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 ...
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 3/6/19 – ...
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 ...
“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 ...
$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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