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Events for August 17, 2023

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Thursday, August 17

11:00 am2023 Paint Sausalito: The First Annual Plein Air Show & Paint Out (Aug. 17-Sept 10)  FREE
SF’s Bar Car at Embarcadero Center (2023)
Thursday, August 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
| Three Embarcadero Center
This summer in SF! Introducing: Bar Car at Embarcadero Center! Stop by Bar Car at Embarcadero Center on Thursday, August 17th from 4PM – 6PM to celebrate the summer season with a drink! Grab some co-workers and head over to the Urban Patio at Three Embarcadero ...
SF’s “Summer Ferry Fest” Ferry Building’s 125th Anniversary (2023) Let’s party like it’s 1898! Celebrate the San Francisco Ferry Building turning 125 at the first ever Summer Ferry Fest. Join the Ferry Building, Napa Valley Vintners, and Foodwise for wine, beer, bites, and music while enjoying the magic of the Ferry Building marketplace at night. ...

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights (SF)

Looking for a great date night on the cheap? The Asian Art Museum is open until 8 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10 (that’s half-off). Plus Special exhibitions are now included with general admission tickets! You can spend an evening in their ...Every Thursday

Free “Movies on the Square” Puss in Boots + Whitney Houston (Redwood City)
Thursday, August 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All Ages!
| Courthouse Square

Welcome to Movies on the Square 2023! Redwood City’s summer movie experience brings you FREE movies on Thursday evenings starting on June 8 through August 31. Enjoy Downtown Redwood City on Courthouse Square by bringing the family out to a FREE movie! Your summer movie ...Every Thursday

6:00 pmVenus In Love: Free Astrology Workshop (SF)  FREE*
*RSVP Required
FREE: Oakland Comedy Night at “Golden State Lounge” (6pm Show)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

New LGBTQ+ Monthly Music Series “Vibin’ Live” (SF)
Thursday, August 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission free with dinner reservation
| Dirty Habit at Hotel Zelos

Dirty Habit, the sultry restaurant and bar located on the 5th floor of Hotel Zelos, has partnered with the SF LGBT Center’s Cultural Department to present a monthly music series – “Vibin’ Live” – every third Thursday of the month. Showcasing rising BIPOC artists, bands ...Monthly

Win Tix: Young The Giant w/ Milky Chance Live at the Greek Theatre (Berkeley)
Thursday, August 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
| Greek Theatre
Young The Giant is coming to Berkeley for their Summer 2023 Tour with Milky Chance featuring Rosa Linn. The American rock band Young The Giant (a.k.a Sameer Gadhia, Jacob Tilley, Eric Cannata, Payam Doostzadeh, and Francois Comtois) will be performing songs from their fifth studio ...
Chew on This: A Food Game Show at KQED (SF)
Thursday, August 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*In Person: $20 / Livestream: Free.
| KQED Headquarters
Do you love food? Prove it! In this original game show from the mind of Check, Please! Bay Area Producer Cecilia Phillips, KQED foodies: Take on a series of challenges where you must answer, analyze and eat your way to the top of the food ...
7:00 pm“Throwback Thursday” at Del Mar: ’90s to ’00s Party (SF)  FREE*
*No cover all night
7:00 pmKaraoke by Mixterious at Bay Break Thursdays (Emeryville)  FREE
“Puff Puff Laugh” SF’s Cannabis Lounge Comedy Show

Barbary Coast upholds a tradition of “higher” quality in San Francisco. For the first time ever, HellaFunny is taking over SF’s premier cannabis lounge, Barbary Coast, for a night of “Puff Puff Laugh.” That’s right… it’s the first comedy show in San Francisco where you can (legally ...Every Thursday

“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Live” Drag Show at SF’s Oasis (Aug. 17-26) Now this is a story all about how my life got flipped turned upside down! Fresh Prince LIVE is a drag send-up of the beloved 90s TV show. The series starred Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager born and raised ...
Value Culture Boom Boom Comedy Showcase w/ Kosha Dillz (MTV Wild N’ Out)
Thursday, August 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP, $10 Suggested Donation
| Boom Boom Room
Join us for the first Value Culture BOOM BOOM Comedy Showcase. Formerly the Hungry i Comedy Showcase, at the famous Boom Boom Room on Fillmore Street for a special comedy event featuring New York City Rapper and MTV Wild N’ Out star Kosha Dillz plus ...
9:00 pm16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)  FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!
9:30 pmEmo Vs. Pop-Punk: A Myspace Tribute Night at Madrone (SF)  FREE*
*First 50 people free then $5 at the door
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