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Nightlife Events Dec 6-13, 2018

by Events Editor

Santa Skivvies Run @ Castro District Sun 9 photo: Steven Underhill
Santa Skivvies Run @ Castro District Sun 9 photo: Steven Underhill  

Whether you're lighting candles, perching under mistletoe, or glugging eggnog, the holidays in all their forms approach. Cheer up or simmer down, but enjoy the festivities.


THURSDAY 6
After Dark @ Exploratorium
'Glow,' adult fun with cocktails and displays at the hands-on science museum. Dec 13 'Sugar.' $15-$45. 6pm-10pm. Pier 15, Embarcadero at Green St. https://www.exploratorium.edu


Drag Queens on Ice @ Union Square Ice Rink Thu 6 photo: Steven Underhill  

Drag Queens on Ice
@ Union Square Ice Rink

Safeway Holiday Ice Rink hosts the ninth annual drag show, on ice! With MC Donna Sachet. 8pm-9:30pm. Union Square, downtown S.F. www.unionsquareicerink.com

Gayface @ El Rio
Queer weekly night out with DJed and live music, at the popular Mission bar. 10pm-2am. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Junk @ Powerhouse
MrPam and Dulce de Leche cohost the weekly underwear strip night and contest, with sexy prizes. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Karaoke Dokey @ Flore
Monty Quilla hosts the weekly amateur singing night. 9pm-12am. 2298 Market St. www.flore415.com

Long Island Thursdays @ White Horse Bar, Oakland
Get snockered with cheap drinks at the historic gay bar. 9pm-2am. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820. www.whitehorsebar.com

Martini Thursdays @ Trax
The Haight gay bar offers cheap gin & vodka cocktails. 1437 Haight St. http://www.traxbarsf.com/


Michael Feinstein @ Feinsteins at the Nikko Thu 6  

Michael Feinstein
@ Feinstein's at the Nikko

The jazz pianist-vocalist returns to his own celebrated venue for a special series of Holly Jolly Holiday concerts. $68-$110 ($20 food/drink min.). 8pm. Dec 7, 8pm. Dec 8, 5pm & 8pm, Dec 9, 5pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com

The Monster Show @ The Edge
The weekly drag show with host Sue Casa, DJ MC2, themed nights and hilarious fun. $5. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

Night at the Jewseum
@ Contemporary Jewish Museum

Celebrate Hanukkah's fifth night at the museum's fun party, with DJ Chlora, food, drinks and a cosmis fashion show. $8. 6pm-9pm. 736 Mission St. https://thecjm.org

Nightlife @ California Academy of Sciences
Enjoy exhibits, cocktails and DJed grooves at the amazing natural history museum. Dec. 6: Feel the force, with Blackbird Blackbird live, DJ sets by Qrion, davOmakesbeats and Make It Funky. $12-$15. 6pm-9pm. 55 Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park. www.calacademy.org

Now We're Here @ The F'Inn
Acoustic concert of Queen songs with singers and musicians Peter Fogel, Suzanne Ramswey, Diogo Zavradski, Adam Dragland, with special guests Leigh Crow, Ruby Vixen and Jason Brock; hosted by author Jim Provenzano. Complimentary champagne, appetizers and desserts. $20-$50 (VIP includes priority seating and a signed copy of the novel Now I'm Here). 7:30pm doors. 8pm concert. 814 Grove St. https://queencelebration.brownpapertickets.com/

Picante @ The Cafe
Lulu and DJ Marco's Latin night with sexy gogo guys. 9pm-2am. 2369 Market St. www.cafesf.com

Queer Karaoke @ Club OMG
KJ Dana hosts the weekly singing night; unleash your inner American Idol; first Thursdays are Costume Karaoke; 3rd is Kinky Karaoke 8pm. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.com

Rice Rockettes @ Lookout
Local and visiting Asian drag queens' weekly show with DJ Philip Grasso. $5. 10:30pm show. 3600 16th St. www.lookoutsf.com

Rock Fag @ Hole in the Wall
Enjoy hard rock and punk music from DJ Don Baird at the wonderfully divey SoMa bar. Also Fridays. 7pm-2am. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695. www.hitws.com

Royal Variety Show @ Moby Dick
Queen Dilly Dally's weekly fun variety show of drag, music and even puppets. 9pm-11pm. 4049 18th St. www.queendillydally.com/ www.mobydicksf.com/

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. $8. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Thursdays Rock @ Lone Star Saloon
Grooves with DJ BRD. 8pm-12am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Throwback Thursdays @ Qbar
Enjoy retro '80s soul, dance and pop classics with DJ Jorge Terez. No cover. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie's Lounge
Disco guru DJ Bus Station John spins grooves at the intimate retro music night. $5. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

Would You Be Caught Dead in That Outfit? @ The Stud
Retro '70s and '80s wear with "maricones and mariposas" style, photos, fashion show, drag and style. 7pm-10pm. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com


Queer Folk Punk Show @ The Lost Church Fri 7  

FRIDAY 7
Bear Happy Hour @ Midnight Sun
Hairy men and their pals enjoy 2-for-1 drinks and no cover. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Beards & Booze @ The Edge
Beers, bears, cubs, snacks and grooves. $5. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. www.edgesf.com

La Bomba Latina @ Club OMG
Drag show with DJ Jaffeth. $5. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.com

Desperate Living @ The Stud
Queer punk night with the Lolly Gaggers. 10pm-3am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Drag & Dinner @ Hamburger Mary's
Enjoy burgers and a drag show. $5 show. 10pm. Also Saturdays. 531 Castro St. www.hamburgermarys.com

DTF Fridays @ Port Bar, Oakland
Various DJs play house music, and a few hotties gogo dance at the new gay bar's weekly event. 9pm-2am. 2023 Broadway. (510) 823-2099. www.portbaroakland.com

Fantasy Friday @ Divas
Weekly drag shows at the last transgender-friendly bar in the Polk; with hosts Victoria Secret, Alexis Miranda and several performers. Also Thursdays and Saturdays; Thursday karaoke night. $10. 10pm. 1081 Polk St. www.divassf.com

Friday Nights at the Ho @ White Horse Bar, Oakland
Dance it up at the historic (and still hip) East Bay bar. 9pm-2am. 6551 Telegraph Ave. http://whitehorsebar.com

Friday Night Live @ El Rio
Enjoy the weekly queer and LGBT-friendly live acoustic concerts. $5pm. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Gogo Fridays @ Toad Hall
Hot dancers grind it at the Castro bar with a dance floor and patio. 4146 18th St. www.toadhallbar.com

Happy Friday @ Midnight Sun
The popular video bar ends each work week with hot gogo guys (starting at 9pm) and drink specials; also Saturday nights. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Hard Fridays @ Qbar
DH Haute Toddy's weekly electro-pop night with hotty gogos. $3. 9pm-2am (happy hour 4pm-9pm). 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

Happy Holigays @ SRCJ Cafeteria, Santa Rosa
Dinner and Resource Fair for LGBTQ people. 4pm-7pm. 1501 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. www.lgbtqconnection.org

Harder @ Oasis
DJ Eric Bloom plays at the diverse welcoming dance night. $15. 10pm-2am. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Holi-Slay @ The Café
Mahlae Balenciaga hosts a viewing party of RuPaul's Drag Race Holi-Slay Spectacular, with Frida Mon and Biddybee. No cover. 8pm-10pm. 2369 Market St. www.cafesf.com

iCandy @ The Cafe
Gus Presents' weekly dance night, with DJ Jericho and guests, cute gogos and $2 beer (before 10pm). 2369 Market St. www.cafesf.com


Killer Queens @ The New Parish, Oakland Fri 7  

Killer Queens @ The New Parish, Oakland
All-women Queen tribute band perform; Material Girl (Madonna tribute band) opens. $15. 9pm. 1743 San Pablo Ave., Oakland. https://www.thenewparish.com

Latin Explosion @ Club 21
The popular Latin club with gogo guys galore and Latin music. $10-$20. 9pm-3am. 2111 Franklin St., Oakland. www.club21oakland.com

Manimal @ Beaux
Gogo-tastic dance night starts off your weekend. $5. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

MAnnie @ Oasis
Drunk Drag Broadway's comic drag parody of Annie the musical. $27-$50. 7pm. Also Dec 8 (7pm) & 9 (4pm). 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Mixer for Equality @ Lyft Headquarters
Equality Federation hosts a reception for LGBTQ tech professionals, artists and nonprofit professionals. 6pm-8:30pm. 180 Berry St. www.equalityfederation.org

Prism @ Qube Bar & Grill, San Mateo
New weekly LGBT night at the Peninsula restaurant and bar. 8pm-11:30pm. 4000 South El Camino Real, San Mateo. https://qubelyfe.com/

Red Hots Burlesque @ The Stud
The saucy women's burlesque show will titillate and tantalize. $10-$20. 7pm-9pm. 399 9th St. www.redhotsburlesque.com www.studsf.com

Ror:Shok @ SF Eagle
Groovy grooves, Xmas at Askaban drag show, $10, 8pm-2am; preceded by Queer Leather Happy Hour (6pm-9pm). 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

Rose & Javi @ Trax
The Haight gay bar's weekly music video and cocktails night. 9pm-1am. 1437 Haight St. http://www.traxbarsf.com/

Skate Night @ Church on 8 Wheels
Groove on wheels at the former Sacred Heart Church-turned disco roller skate party space, hosted by John D. Miles, the "Godfather of Skate." 7pm-11pm. Sat afternoon sessions 1pm-2:30pm and 3pm-5:30pm. $10. Kids 12 and under $5. Skate rentals $5. 554 Fillmore St. at Fell. www.churchof8wheels.com

Stank @ Powerhouse
Odoro fetish night, with the Ripe Pit contest. Don;'t bathe! $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Vibe Fridays @ Club BnB, Oakland
House music and cocktails, with DJs Shareef Raheim-Jihad and Ellis Lindsey. 9pm-2am. 2120 Broadway. (510) 759-7340. www.club-bnb.com


Prime @ Club Six Sat 8 photo: Trophy Dad  

SATURDAY 8
Bootie @ DNA Lounge
Resident DJs and guests spin at the mash-up DJ dance party, with Adrian A, Mysterious D; four rooms of different sounds and multiple DJs; The Monster Drag Show hosted by Sue Casa. $10-$15 and up. 9:30pm-3am. 375 11th St. www.bootiesf.com www.dnalounge.com

Bounce @ Lookout
Dance music with a view at the Castro bar. 9pm-2am. 3600 16th St. www.lookoutsf.com

La Bota Loca @ Club 21, Oakland
Banda Los Shakas performs live at the LGBT Latinx night. $10. 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St. www.club21oakland.com

Daddy's Boy @ Atlas
Onesie Xmas Party at the super-cruisy new space, with stuffed packages, bad boys and sexy Santas; clothes check. $10-$20. 10pm-3am. 415 10th St. at Harrison. www.daddysboy.eventbrite.com

Dickens Fair @ Cow Palace
Annual holiday festivities include exhibits, arts, crafts, food and drinks, all with a Dickensian costume flair. $14-$120. Thru Dec. 23. Lower Exhibition Halls, 2600 Geneva Ave., Daly City. https://dickensfair.com/

Green Eggs and Bam! @ Flore
Drag shows and brunch at the central restaurant-café, with hostess Camille Tow. Shows at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm. 2298 Market St. www.flore415.com

House Party @ Powerhouse
Groovy house music, furniture, rugs, cruising and DJ Russ Rich. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Lips and Lashes Brunch @ Lookout
Weekly show with soul, funk and Motown grooves hosted by Carnie Asada, with DJs Becky Knox and Pumpkin Spice. The yummy brunch menu starts at 12pm, with the show at 1:30pm. 3600 16th St. www.lookoutsf.com

Milk Club @ The Stud
Holigay fete with the LGBTQ political group. 4pm-8pm. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Mother @ Oasis
Heklina's popular drag show, with special guests and great music themes. Dec 8 is a Sia vs. Lana Del Rey night. DJ Omar plays grooves. $15. 10pm-3am (11:30pm show). 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Nitty Gritty @ Beaux
Josh Carmichael with DJ Salazer host the tattoo appreciation night. $10. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

The Playground @ Club BNB, Oakland
Revamped night at the popular hip hop and Latin dance club. $5-$15. 9pm to 3am. 2120 Broadway. (510) 759-7340. www.club-bnb.com

Pound Puppy @ SF Eagle
The groovy night with DJs; combined with BLUF Leather Lounge 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

Prime @ Club Six
Holiday-themed dance and cruise party for silver daddies and their admirers, with DJs Bo Bear and Neon the Glowbear. $20-$25. 10pm-4am. 60 6th St. https://www.eventbrite.com/o/trophydad-11423585232

Saturgay @ Qbar
Stanley Frank spins house dance remixes at the intimate Castro dance bar. $3. 9pm-2am (weekly beer bust 2pm-9pm). 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

Shake It Up @ Port Bar, Oakland
DJ Lady Char spins dance grooves; gogo studs, and drink specials, too. 9pm-2am. 2023 Broadway. (510) 823-2099. www.portbaroakland.com

Soul Party @ Elbo Room
DJs Lucky, Paul, and Phengren Osward spin '60s soul 45s. $5-$10 ($5 off in semi-formal attire). 10pm-2am. 647 Valencia St. 552-7788. www.elbo.com

Stallion @ Midnight Sun
DJ Bill Dupp, intimate dance floor, gogo cuties. 8pm-2am. 4067 18th St. www.midnightsunsf.com

Sugar @ The Cafe
Dance, drink, cruise at the Castro club, with DJs Gay Marvine, Taco Tuesday and Matthew XO. 9pm-2am. 2369 Market St. www.cafesf.com

Swagger Like Us @ The Stud
Lady Ryan, Jibbz and DavOmakesbeats spin at Kelly Lovemonster's night. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Writers With Drinks @ Make Out Room
Shawn Wen (This American Life), Jennifer S. Cheng (Moon: Letters, Maps, Poems), May-Lee Chai (Useful Phrases for Immigrants), Bryan Thao Worra (On the Other Side of the Eye), Alan Chazaro (Ghost Town Literary Review), Jaymee Goh (The Sea is Ours: Steampunk Tales of Southeast Asia) and host Charlie Jane Anders. $5-$20. 7:30pm. 3225 22nd St. www.makeoutroom.com


SUNDAY 9
Beer Bust @ SF Eagle
The popular daytime party, where $10-$15 gets you all the beer you can drink, supporting worthy causes. 3pm-6pm. T-Dance and rock drag show Apocrypha follows, 7pm-1am. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon
Beer, bears, food and DJed beats at the weekly fundraiser for various local charities. $15. 4pm-8pm. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Beverage Benefit @ The Edge
Fundraiser and fun, with proceeds going to local nonprofits. $10. 4pm-7pm. 4149 18th St. www.edgesf.com

Big Gay Beer Bust @ The Cinch
Benefits and plenty of beer at the historic neighborhood bar. 3pm-7pm. 1723 Polk St. www.cinchsf.com

Big Top @ Beaux
Enjoy an extra weekend night at the fun Castro nightclub, plus hot local DJs and sexy gogo guys and gals. $8. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.Beauxsf.com

Blessed @ Port Bar, Oakland
Carnie Asada's fun drag night with Carnie's Angels Mahlae Balenciaga and Au Jus, plus DJ Ion. 2023 Broadway. www.portbaroakland.com

Chest @ Powerhouse
Nipple-play and bare-chest fetish happy hour. 4pm-9pm. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Dirty Musical Sundays @ The Edge
Sing along at the popular musical theatre night, with a bawdy edge; also Mondays and Wednesdays (but not dirty). 7pm-2am. 2 for 1 cocktail, 5pm-closing. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

Drag Brunch @ Hamburger Mary's
Food, bottomless mimosas and drag shows with Kylie Minono, Patty McGroin and other talents. Seating 11am, show 12pm. Also Saturdays. 531 Castro St. www.hamburgermarys.com

Domingo De Escandal @ Club OMG
Weekly Latin night with drag shows hosted by Vicky Jimenez and DJ Carlitos. (Comedy Open Mic 5:30pm). 7pm-2am. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.com

Game Heaven @ Brewcade
Take a break from your burdens with a few rounds of video games and some specialty beers. No cover. 2200 Market St. www.brewcadesf.com

GlamaZone @ The Cafe
Pollo del Mar's weekly drag show takes on different themes with a comic edge. 8:30-11:30pm. 2369 Market St. www.cafesf.com

Jock @ The Lookout
Enjoy the weekly jock-ular fun, with DJed dance music at sports team fundraisers. 12pm-1am. NY DJ Sharon White from 3pm-6pm. 3600 16th St. www.lookoutsf.com

Juanita's Drag Brunch @ MORE/Jones
Juanita MORE's new daytime drag show on the restaurant's scenic courtyard terrace, with a tasty revamped menu by chef Cory Armenta and food stylist Cole Church. Entrees $14-$21. 11am-3pm. Wednesday Fried Chicken nights, too. 620 Jones St. www.juanitamore.com http://620-jones.com/

Nocturnal @ Halcyon
DJ Alex Acosta spins at Ky Martinez' 'Extreme Xmas' late-night party. $20-$40. 3:30am-9am. 314 11th St. www.TheNocturnalsf.com

Puff/Polesexual @ The Stud
Queer cannabis monthly event's holiday drag party, with DJ Dank, raffles, and DJ Sergio Fedasz. $10. 7pm-10pm; followed by the pole-dancing variety show with a 'Zombie Christmas' theme. . 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Queer Tango @ Finnish Hall, Berkeley
Same-sex partner tango dancing, including lessons for newbies, food and drinks. $5-$10. 3:30pm-6:30pm. 1970 Chestnut St, Berkeley. www.finnishhall.org

Renegade @ Atlas
The popular new weekly super-cruisy party, BYO, clothes check and DJed grooves. $10. 5pm-8pm. 415 10th St. https://www.facebook.com/groups/2094886877491354/

Santa Skivvies Run @ Castro District
SF AIDS Foundation's annual fun outdoor run, where scantily-clad folks run around the castro to raise money. Register $35. 9:30am-12pm. Donations/free to watch. www.santaskivviesrun.org

Shawn Ryan @ Main Street Station, Guerneville
The LA-based Bay Area-raised gay singer with a witty style returns for a few Mistle-Ho concerts. $30-$35. 8pm. 16280 Main St., Guerneville. http://www.mainststation.com/ http://www.shawn-ryan.com

Sunday Brunch @ Thee Parkside
Bottomless Mimosas until 3pm at the fun rock-punk club. 1600 17th St. 252-1330. www.theeparkside.com


Christine Noll @ Feinsteins at the Nikko Mon 10  

MONDAY 10
Christine Noll @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The Broadway actor-singer performs her new cabaret show, Am I Losing My Mind, a concert featuring songs sung by some of the greatest Broadway female chaarcters (Gypsy, Sweeney Todd, Follies). $24-$55 ($20 food/drink min.) 7pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com

Epic Karaoke @ White Horse, Oakland
Mondays and Tuesdays popular weekly sing-along night. No cover. 8:30pm-1am. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820. www.whitehorsebar.com

Gaymer Meetup @ Brewcade
The weekly LGBT video game enthusiast night includes big-screen games and signature beers, with a new remodeled layout, including an outdoor patio. No cover. 7pm-11pm. 2200 Market St. www.brewcadesf.com

Happy Hour @ The Cinch
Happy hour at the historic neighborhood bar. 5pm-8pm. 1723 Polk St. www.cinchsf.com

Help Is on the Way for the Holidays 17 @ Marines' Memorial Theatre
Shawn Ryan, Debby Holiday, Sharon McNight, Paula West, Jai Rodriguez, and many others perform at the annual holiday-themed benefit for local AIDS/HIV services, with a VIP after-party. $60-$120. 7:30pm. 495 Geary St. www.reaf-sf.org

Karaoke Night @ SF Eagle
Sing along, with host Beth Bicoastal, plus prizes, local celeb judges, and $2 draft beer. 8pm-12am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

Hubba Hubba Revue @ DNA Lounge
The weekly women's (and a few men) burlesque show. $7-$12. 9pm-11:30pm. 375 11th St. https://www.dnalounge.com

Munro's at Midnight @ Midnight Sun
Drag night with Mercedez Munro. No cover. 10pm. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Musical Mondays @ The Edge
Sing along to shows tunes on video, lip-synched, and live, at the Castro bar. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

No No Bingo @ Virgil's Sea Room
Mica Sigourney and Tom Temprano cohost the wacky weekly game night at the cool Mission bar. 8pm. 3152 Mission St. www.virgilssf.com

Opulence @ Beaux
Weekly dance night, with Jocques, DJs Tori, Twistmix and Andre. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Piano Bar 101 @ Martuni's
Sing-along night with talented locals, and charming accompanist Joe Wicht. 9pm. 4 Valencia St. at Market.

Pillows @ Powerhouse
Glamamore's crafts and creative drag night. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Underwear Night @ 440
Strip down to your skivvies at the popular men's night. 9pm-2am. 440 Castro St. 621-8732. www.the440.com


Karaoke Cocktails @ Gingers Tue 11 photo: Steven Underhill  

TUESDAY 11
Cioppino for Charity @ Finn Town
Seafood feast and benefit for the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation, with other tasty menu items, and raffles. $30 and up. 5pm-10pm. 2251 Market St. https://finntownsf.com/

Cock Shot @ Beaux
The weeknight party gets with DJ Chad Bays. No cover. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Gaymer Night @ Midnight Sun
Weekly fun night of games (video, board and other) and cocktails. 8pm-12am. 4067 18th St. http://www.midnightsunsf.com/

High Fantasy @ Aunt Charlie's Lounge
Weekly drag and variety show, with live acts and lip-synching divas, plus DJed grooves. $5. Shows at 10:30pm & 12am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

Hysteria Comedy @ Martuni's
Laugh out loud comics at the open mic night. 6pm-8pm. 4 Valencia St.

Karaoke Night @ The Stud
Sing For Your Life, with LaLa and Remi; no cover, plus raffle prize drawings. 8pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Karaoke Cocktails @ Ginger's
The new basement tribute to the old Ginger's Trois hosts a weekly singing fun. 8pm-12am. 86 Hardie Place. https://www.gingers.bar/

Retro Night @ 440 Castro
Jim Hopkins plays classic pop oldies, with vintage music videos. 9pm-2am. 44 Castro St. www.the440.com

Sing Out @ Encore Karaoke Lounge
Home of drag shows, and hilaraoke karaoke. 9pm-1am. 1550 California St. #2. 775-0442.

Trivia Night @ Hi Tops
Play the trivia game at the popular new sports bar. 9pm. 2247 Market St. 551-2500. www.HiTopsSF.com

Trivia Night @ Port Bar, Oakland
Cranny hosts a big gay trivia night at the new East Bay bar; drinks specials and prizes. 7:30pm. 2023 Broadway. www.portbaroakland.com

Truck Tuesdays @ Atlas
The weekly super-cruisy night, with clothes check. $5. 415 10th St.

Vice Tuesdays @ Q Bar
Queer femmes and friends dance party with hip hop, Top 40 and throwbacks at the stylish intimate bar, with DJs Val G and Iris Triska. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com


Roxy Cotton Candy at SoMa Comedy @ Oasis WED 12  

WEDNESDAY 12
Bondage-a-Gogo @ The Cat Club
The weekly gay/straight/whatever fetish-themed kinky dance night. $7-$10. 9:30pm-2:30am. 1190 Folsom St. www.bondage-a-go-go.com www.catclubsf.com

Bottoms Up Bingo @ Hi Tops
Play board games and win offbeat prizes at the popular sports bar. 9pm. 2247 Market St. 551-2500. www.HiTopsSF.com

B.P.M. @ Club BnB, Oakland
Olga T and Shugga Shay's weekly queer women and men's R&B hip hop and soul night, at the club's new location. 8pm-2am. 2120 Broadway, Oakland. www.bench-and-bar.com

Castro Karaoke @ Midnight Sun
Sing out with host Bebe Sweetbriar; 2 for 1 well drinks. 8pm-2am. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Cocktail Time @ Ginger's Trois
Enjoy drinks at the intimate downstairs tribute to the original dive bar. Tue & Wed 6pm-9pm. Thu-Sat 5pm-2am. 86 Hardie Place.

Comedy Showcase @ SF Eagle
Kollin Holtz hosts the open mic comedy night. 5:30pm-8pm. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Dick at Nite @ Moby Dick
Grace Towers' weekly drag show at the fun local bar. 9pm-12am. 4049 18th St. http://www.mobydicksf.com/

Follies & Dollies @ White Horse Bar, Oakland
Weekly drag show at the historic gay bar. 9:30pm-11:30pm. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820. www.whitehorsebar.com

Freeball Wednesdays @ The Cinch
Free pool and drink specials at the historic neighborhood bar. 8pm-1am. 1723 Polk St. www.cinchsf.com

Gigante @ Port Bar, Oakland
Juanita MORE! and DJ Frisco Robbie's weekly event, with Latin, Hip Hop and House music, gogo gals and guys, and a drag show. $5. 9pm-2am. 2023 Broadway, Oakland. www.portoakland.com

Karaoke Night @ Club 1220, Walnut Creek
Sing along at the East Bar gay bar; dance nights on weekends, and drag shows, too. 9pm-1am. 1220 Pine St., Walnut Creek. https://www.club1220.com/

Miss Kitty's Trivia Night @ Wild Side West
The weekly fun night at the Bernal Heights bar includes prizes, hosted by Kitty Tapata. No cover. 7pm-10pm. 424 Cortland St. 647-3099. www.wildsidewest.com

Pan Dulce @ Beaux
Drag divas, gogo studs, DJed Latin grooves and drinks. Dec 12 is an extra gogo boy invasion with Jessica Wild and DJ Tatiana. 9pm-2am (free before 10:30pm). 2344 Market St. www.clubpapi.com www.beauxsf.com

Queeraoke @ El Rio
Midweek drag rave. 10pm. 3158 Mission St. http://www.elriosf.com/

Sequel @ SF Eagle
Movie-viewing night celebrates the best of the worst; this time, Batman Returns, with sassy commentary. No cover, free popcorn. 10pm-1am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

Shevil @ Powerhouse
Midweek drag fun. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

SoMa Comedy @ Oasis
Showcase of new and veteran stand-up comics: Sergio Novoa, Frankie Marcos, Sue Alfieri, Greg Martineau, Coral Best, Justin Lucas, Sandra Risser, and host Roxy-Cotton Candy. $10. 7pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Wrangler Wednesdays @ Rainbow Cattle Company, Guerneville
Wear your jeans and meet new folks at the Russian River gay bar. 16220 Main St., Guerneville. www.queersteer.com


The Skivvies @ Feinsteins at the Nikko Thu 13  

THURSDAY 13
Barry Lloyd @ Sip Tea Room
The accomplished p[ianist-singer performs and chats with Paula Heitman. $15-$30. 8pm. 721 Lincoln Way. https://societycabaret.com

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon
Weekly beer bust and benefit for local charities. 9pm-11pm. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Dancing @ Badlands
The Castro bar's intimate dance floor and gogo guys, with drink specials. 9pm-2am. 4121 18th St. http://www.sfbadlands.com/

A Drag Queen Christmas
@ Palace of Fine Arts

Drag show with a dozen RuPaul's Drag Race queens (Vanjie, Latrice Royale, Shea, Trinity, Raja, Aja, Thorgy and more). $20-$150. 8pm. 3301 Lyon St. http://dragfans.com/ https://palaceoffinearts.org

Fuego @ The Watergarden, San Jose
Weekly DJed sex party with Latin videos and musics, free salsa bar, half-price lockers, at the famed South Bay bath house. 4pm-12am. 1010 The Alameda, San Jose. www.thewatergarden.com

Gym Class @ Hi Tops
Enjoy whiskey shots from jock-strapped hotties and sexy sports videos at the popular sports bar. 10pm-2am. 2247 Market St. 551-2500. www.HiTopsSF.com

Junk @ Powerhouse
MrPam and Dulce de Leche cohost the weekly underwear strip night and contest, with sexy prizes. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Kick It @ DNA Lounge
Kandi Love, Northcore Collective and Plus Alliance's weekly EDM, flow arts dance night, with DJs; glow drag encouraged. $5-$10. 9pm-2am. 375 11th St. www.dnalounge.com

Latin Explosion @ Club 21
Latin beats, Lulu and Jacqueline's drag show, gogo hotties and a packed crowd. $10-$15. 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St. http://www.club21oakland.com/

The Monster Show @ The Edge
The weekly drag show with host Sue Casa, DJ MC2, themed nights and hilarious fun. $5. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

My So-Called Night @ Beaux
Carnie Asada hosts a weekly '90s-themed video, dancin', drinkin' night, with VJs Jorge Terez. Get down with your funky bunch, and enjoy 90-cent drinks. '90s-themed attire and costume contest. No cover. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Nap's Karaoke @ Virgil's Sea Room
Sing out loud at the weekly least judgmental karaoke in town, hosted by the former owner of the bar. No cover. 9pm. 3152 Mission St. 829-2233. www.virgilssf.com

Polyglamorous @ Phonobar
Thank you party from the groovy dance party collective; no cover. 8pm-11pm. 370 Grove St. www.facebook.com/polyglamorous.club/ https://phonobarsf.com/

Queer Karaoke @ Club OMG
KJ Dana hosts the weekly singing night; unleash your inner American Idol; first Thursdays are Costume Karaoke; 3rd is Kinky Karaoke 8pm. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.com

The Skivvies @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The musical comedy duo Molina and Cearley performs I Touch My Elf, with guest Nick Adams. $38-$75. ($20 food/drink min). Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. https://www.theskivviesnyc.com/ www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com

Thump @ White Horse, Oakland
Weekly electro music night with DJ Matthew Baker and guests. 9pm-2am. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820. www.whitehorsebar.com

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. Dec 6 features LA's Ritchie White Orchestra and a birthday party for Gary Floyd (Dicks, Sister Double Happiness). $8. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Willie Nelson @ The Fox Oakland
The veteran country musician performs with his family band. Also Dec 14. $75-$125. 8pm. 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland. http://thefoxoakland.com/


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