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Thursday, January 16

2020 Alameda Restaurant Week | Jan 16-26
Thursday, January 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Deals vary
| Alameda (Various Location)

Alameda packs dozens of family-owned restaurants into six square miles of land. Alameda Restaurant Week is returning to the island January 16-26 with more than 35 participating restaurants. New this year, kick-off with celebration of local food and drink, and a competition to crown Alameda’s ...

Presidio Experience Tour | SF
Thursday, January 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | New Visitor Center (Presidio)
Get to know the Presidio during this two hour, in-depth experience. Start with a scenic shuttle ride around the park, filled with illuminating stories about the Presidio’s past and present. Then enjoy a guided tour of the Presidio Officers’ Club for a deeper dive into ...

Comfort Food Restaurant Week: Wine & Cheese Reception | Concord
Thursday, January 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
| Salvio Pacheco Square
Stop by Concord’s new Visitor Center at Salvio Pacheco Square in Todos Santos Plaza on Thursday, January 16, 4-6 pm for a special pre-event wine & cheese reception. Entry is FREE, but limited.
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...Monthly

Exploratorium After Dark: Tactile | Pier 15 Reach out for a truly hands-on encounter during this evening dedicated to the sense of touch. In celebration of the anniversary of the opening of the Tactile Dome, feel your way through the darkened labyrinth, sharpen your tactile perception, and learn about the complex system ...
PubScience: Earthquakes in our Backyard Talk | El Cerrito
Thursday, January 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Little Hill Lounge
The Hayward Fault, in our East Bay backyard, is a big earthquake hazard. What have we learned recently? What are we doing to improve earthquake outcomes? What can you do to be prepared? Come speak to one of the nation’s foremost earthquake experts in an informal ...
“MAKE” In/Visible Talks | SF
Thursday, January 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 general admission, $6 students/seniors, Museum members Free,
| Museum of Craft and Design

Celebrate ideas that Go Beyond the status quo and be sure to get to the museum early to join the In/Visible Talks 2020 Happy Hour with a community of designers, creatives and creators. Explore in-gallery hands-on projects featuring the themes, concepts and materials found in “Survival ...Monthly

Sketchfest NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF SF Sketchfest is back at NightLife for a knee-slapping night of creatures, cocktails, and comedy as part of the 19th Annual SF Sketchfest Comedy Festival. This year’s event includes: Paul F. Tompkins Hogs The Covers, a set of songs and comedy THE MADS: Frank Conniff and Trace Beaulieu (“Mystery Science Theater 3000”), riffing ...
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland

1/16 Lineup: Stephen Furey (The Comedy Store, SF Sketchfest, E’s Dating No Filter) Rahul Pandya (SF Sketchfest, Rooster T Feathers) Armando Torres (SF Sketchfest, Dark Wolf Gang) Gabby Poccia (Moonlight Comedy, SF Sketchfest) Every Thursday

Diversity Film Series: “The Long Shadow” | Piedmont
Thursday, January 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ellen Driscoll Playhouse
In January, ADFS will screen The Long Shadow, an uncompromising look at slavery, America’s original sin, and how politics and policy have extended its effect to the present day — told by a filmmaker whose family owned slaves for generations. “Of all the divisions in America, none ...
2020 Fresh Festival: Raw & Intimate Performance | SF
Thursday, January 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5-15 suggested donation
| Brava Theater

FRESH Exchanges are community oriented and organized social and interactive events created to cultivate, invigorate and cross-pollinate experimental dance, music and performance artists and audiences. These include live music events, roundtable talks, artist input and audience feedback sessions, writing and reading circles, improvisation jams and ...

Every Thursday

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 ...
“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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