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Sunday, July 22

Man Dance Company: LGBTQ Premier Ballet Group | Live! in the Castro
Sunday, July 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Man Dance Company: LGBTQ Premier Ballet Group | Live! in the Castro

Man Dance Company is the first ballet company of its kind in America, and it prides itself on bringing audiences more than just the experience of great male dancing.
Founded in San Francisco, Artistic Director Bryon Heinrich designed MDC for dancers who can express their athleticism, …

“Superstitions” Dianne Hoffman & Shane Izykowski: Artist Talk | SF
Sunday, July 22 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Art Attack SF
"Superstitions" Dianne Hoffman & Shane Izykowski: Artist Talk | SF

Art Attack SF is proud to present “Superstitions,” a duo exhibition featuring 13 new works by Dianne Hoffman and Shane Izykowski on view July 11th – 29th, 2018. Each work is based on culturally diverse urban or folk customs that surround the prophecy of luck. ...

Tuesday, July 24

38th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Castro
Tuesday, July 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Theatre
38th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Castro

Ashcan: The Secret Prison
From May to August 1945, 72 top Nazi officials were secretly imprisoned in the former Palace Hotel in Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg. The prison was so secure that even its guards were unaware of whom it housed. Once inside the hotel, code-named Ashcan, in …

Sunday, July 29

The Klipptones: Jazz, Swing & Blues Dance Party | Live! in the Castro
Sunday, July 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
The Klipptones: Jazz, Swing & Blues Dance Party | Live! in the Castro

Get your swing on with the Klipptones. The Klipptones are San Francisco’s hottest crossover band, playing big band standards mashed up with pop classics.
Live! in the Castro events are brought to you by the Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District. For booking information contact info@castrocbd.org.

Tuesday, July 31

Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF
Tuesday, July 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
| Castro & Market
Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF

Jericho is an urban spy game with Nerf guns played sneaky in public settings all over SF like malls and parks, where everyone assumes the role of a spy like a giant secret game of Capture the Flag. Each team of “agents” will carry out ...

Wednesday, August 1

GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro
Wednesday, August 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | GLBT History Museum
GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro

Located in SF’s Castro District, the GLBT History Museum is the first full-scale, stand-alone museum of its kind in the United States. The museum celebrates 100 years of the city’s vast queer past through dynamic exhibitions and programming. Normally admission is $5, but on the ...

Thursday, August 2

Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays
Thursday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Castro
Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays

Galleries and art spaces will be open late every 1st Thursday of the month from 6-9 pm. Expect to see amazing artwork from artists near and far, participate in events, workshops, and more. Castro Art Walk 1st Thursdays | 6-9 pm The Castro, San Francisco FREE

“Laugh Your Gays Off” Free Comedy Night | Castro
Thursday, August 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with $5 suggested donation, no drink minimums and 2-for-1 drinks until 9pm
| The Midnight Sun
"Laugh Your Gays Off" Free Comedy Night | Castro

It’s about time that The Castro gets more comedy!
Laugh Your Gays Off is a monthly comedy show in the heart of the Castro, featuring awesome lineups of LGBTQ and LGBTQ-friendly comedians.
: FREE SHOW! (suggested donation $5)
9pm at Midnight Sun
4067 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
Strong …

Saturday, August 4

Lisa Gonick & The Damfino Players: Vintage Jazz Dance Party | Live in the Castro
Saturday, August 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Lisa Gonick & The Damfino Players: Vintage Jazz Dance Party | Live in the Castro

Come dance and listen to lovely music of a by gone era. Ragtime, Swing, Blues,Vintage- Early Jazz and Novelty tunes to warm the cockles of your soul & burn the soles of your feet.
Featuring Cliff Moser on Guitar and Miss Lisa Gonick on Uke and …

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, August 4 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...

Film Night in the Park: 2018 Kick-off “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” | Dolores Park
Saturday, August 4 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Mission Dolores Park
Film Night in the Park: 2018 Kick-off "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" | Dolores Park

The San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation (SFNTF) produces the popular Film Night in the Park Outdoor Film Series. The 2018 season includes two films in Dolores Park, one in Union Square and one in Washington Square Park. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings ...

Sunday, August 5

Pianos in the Plaza ft. John Steven Morgan | Live! in the Castro
Sunday, August 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Pianos in the Plaza ft. John Steven Morgan | Live! in the Castro

John Steven Morgan is an American composer and pianist. He has performed at the 54th and 56th Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey First City Festival, The Wattis Room at SF Davies Symphony Hall, and toured internationally.

Saturday, August 11

Kippy Marks Live Music Performance | Live In The Castro
Saturday, August 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Kippy Marks Live Music Performance | Live In The Castro

Come out and catch a series of free live performances on select weekends at Jane Warner Plaza in the Castro throughout the spring and summer. Live in the Castro 2018 May 19 to October 14, 2018 | Most events start at 1 pm Jane Warner ...

Tuesday, August 14

Perfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF
Tuesday, August 14 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dog Eared Books (Castro)
Perfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF

Perfectly Queer is a monthly LGBTQ reading series in San Francisco, CA. This event takes place on the 2nd Monday of each month, from 7 to 8 pm, featuring one to three queer authors. Refreshments are served, and books are available for purchase and signing. Authors and books ...

Wednesday, August 15

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Wednesday, August 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Randall Museum
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Randall Museum Theater on the third Wednesday of every month, ...

Saturday, August 18

The Sundance Saloon Cowboy Dance Party | Live! In The Castro
Saturday, August 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
The Sundance Saloon Cowboy Dance Party | Live! In The Castro

Sundance Saloon livens up the Castro with two-stepping and line dancing at Jane Warner Plaza
from 1 pm to 3 pm. Come and watch, or participate yourself with quick easy novice lessons at 1:30 pm, 2 pm, and 2:30 pm. Sundance Saloon is San Francisco’s world-famous …

Sunday, August 19

Pianos in the Plaza ft. Ramona Sidney Baker | Live in the Castro
Sunday, August 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Pianos in the Plaza ft. Ramona Sidney Baker | Live in the Castro

Join us every Sunday in August for Pianos in the Plaza. You’re not going to want to miss this one.
Ramona Sidney Baker has been playing ragtime for four years under Virginia Tichenor, but she has been interested in ragtime for many more years than that. …

Saturday, August 25

Alpha Rhythm Kings: Energetic & Jazzy Vibe | Live! in the Castro
Saturday, August 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Alpha Rhythm Kings: Energetic & Jazzy Vibe | Live! in the Castro

Rob Dehlinger, composer, performer, and recording artist, leads this swingin’ group of top musicians with his blazing trumpet and entertaining vocal stylings. Specializing in swing, vintage lounge, boogie woogie, and jump blues, the Alpha Rhythm Kings bring an energetic, jazzy vibe which is 100% fun …

Sunday, August 26

Pianos in the Plaza ft. John Steven Morgan | Live in the Castro
Sunday, August 26 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Pianos in the Plaza ft. John Steven Morgan | Live in the Castro

Join us every Sunday in August for Pianos in the Plaza.
John Steven Morgan is an American composer and pianist. He has performed at the 54th and 56th Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey First City Festival, The Wattis Room at SF Davies Symphony Hall, and toured internationally

Saturday, September 1

Mark Etheredge: Smooth Contemporary Jazz | Live! in the Castro
Saturday, September 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Mark Etheredge: Smooth Contemporary Jazz | Live! in the Castro

Etheredge studied jazz performance at De Anza College and San Jose State University. On his musical journey he absorbed a wide spectrum of genres including jazz, pop, classical, rock, gospel, blues, R&B, Afro-Cuban, and Afro-Brazilian styles.

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, September 1 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...

Wednesday, September 5

GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro
Wednesday, September 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | GLBT History Museum
GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro

Located in SF’s Castro District, the GLBT History Museum is the first full-scale, stand-alone museum of its kind in the United States. The museum celebrates 100 years of the city’s vast queer past through dynamic exhibitions and programming. Normally admission is $5, but on the ...

Thursday, September 6

Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays
Thursday, September 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Castro
Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays

Galleries and art spaces will be open late every 1st Thursday of the month from 6-9 pm. Expect to see amazing artwork from artists near and far, participate in events, workshops, and more. Castro Art Walk 1st Thursdays | 6-9 pm The Castro, San Francisco FREE

Saturday, September 8

The Fiddle Castros: Classical Revolution & Underground | Live in the Castro
Saturday, September 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
The Fiddle Castros: Classical Revolution & Underground | Live in the Castro

The Fiddle Castros are part of a long-standing group of musicians who form ensembles for various events throughout the Bay Area. As graduates of the San Francisco Conservatory, they started out busking in the Castro and became a well-loved entity at night on the weekends. …

Sunday, September 9

2012 X-Factor Finalist “Jason Brock” | Live! in the Castro
Sunday, September 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
2012 X-Factor Finalist "Jason Brock" | Live! in the Castro

Jason Brock (X-Factor Finalist and 3-Time Bay Area Reporter “Best Male Cabaret Performer” winner) returns to Live! in the Castro joined by SFSU Jazz Dept. Founder and esteemed composer/performer, Dee Spencer, on the piano.
Dianthe “Dee” Spencer is a Professor and Chair of Music in the …