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Nightlife Events Dec 5-12, 2019

by Events Editor

Lee Fields and The Expressions @ Slim's Sat 7
Lee Fields and The Expressions @ Slim's Sat 7  

THU 5
After Dark @ Exploratorium

Enjoy cocktails and science demos at the hands-on museum. Dec 5: Glow, exhibits of illuminated sculpture and interactive displays. Dec 12: Life Out of Balance, ecology, sustainability and more. Tactile dome evening hours Fri & Sat, weekly 6:15 and 7:30pm. $20. Pier 15, Embarcadero at Green St. www.exploratorium.edu/

Awooga! @ The Stud
Anarchiests, art destroyers and malcontents gather. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

The California Honeydrops @ The Independent
The popular local folk-pop band performs. $35. 8pm. 628 Divisadero. www.theindependentsf.com

Dee's Keys @ Beaux
Weekly live piano and open mic night with Dee Spencer. 4pm-8pm. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Dining Out for Life @ Sonoma Restaurants
With 25%-100% of proceeds going to local charities, enjoy dinner at any of 80 participating restuarants. www.FFTfoodbank.org

Drag Queens on Ice @ Safeway Holiday Ice Rink
Enjoy a new annual tradition; Paja Munro and other drag queens performing on ice; Mutha Chucka, Paju Munro, Kylie-Pop, BeBe Sweetbriar, Dusty Porn, Kylie Minono, Mahlae Balenciaga, Khmera Rouge, and Tara Lipsyncki. Special guests Sister Roma of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and Queen Dilly. 8pm-10pm. Free/$20-$25 for skating session with the queens. Union Square, 333 Post St. www.unionsquareicerink.com

Events @ Steamworks, Berkeley
The stylish bathhouse's DJed events take place Thursdays-Sundays, 10pm late; Sundays 1pm-7pm.. $7-$62, plus annual memberships $160. Open Thanksgiving! Open 24/7, every day. 2107 4th St., Berkeley. (510) 845-8992. www.steamworksbaths.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

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 @ Feinstein at the Nikko
The esteemed jazz pianist and crooner performs a holiday-themed concert with a selection of classic American standards. $85-$115 ($20 food/drink min.). 8pm. Also Dec 6, 7 & 8. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. www.feinsteinssf.com

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

Princess Kennedy Benefit @ The Stud
Support the local drag queens' medical expenses after a scooter accident, with performers Leigh crow, Jutanita MORE!, Suppostiori Spelling, Glamamore, Bea Dazzler, Brontex Purnell and DJ Bus Station John.5pm-8pm. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

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

Queeraoke @ Tamarack, Oakland
Dana Morrigan hosts the 1st & 3rd Thursdays queer karaoke night, 7:30pm-1am. No cover. 1501 Harrison St., Oakland. www.tamarackoakland.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

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. Dec. 5: three cleverly-named cover bands: Japanese Baby (The Cure), Resistance (The Sound) and Gang of 40 (you guessed it, Gang of Four). $8. 9pm-12am. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.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


David Benoit @ Yoshi's Oakland Fri 6  


FRI 6
Alaska: A Very Lilith Fair Christmas @ Oasis

The popular RuPaul's Drag Race star performs her tribute to women's music and the holidays. $24-$60. 7pm Also Dec 7. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

The 7-Year Stank @ Powerhouse
Seven years of ripe patrons, filthy sounds, and sweaty encounters. Leave your pits intact. Leave the deodorant at home. Ripe pit contest after midnight. $5. 1347 Folsom St. 10pm-2am. www.powerhousebar.com

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

Brüt SF — Extreme Xmas @ Halcyon SF
One of the Extreme Xmas Weekend SF events, Brüt and Brian Kent Productions join forces to bring you a sexy spot to scope the perfect hunting grounds of a dark seedy dance floor, amazing NYC underground house music, and hot man-meat for your holiday pleasure. DJs Peter Napoli and Dan Darlington provide the sexy dirty beats. $35-$40 or as part of Extreme Xmas weekend pass $80-$129. 314 11th St. 10pm-4am. https://extremexmassf.com/

David Benoit's Charlie Brown Christmas @ Yoshi's Oakland
The composer of the classic Peanuts jazz songs performs with his band, and vocalist Sara Gazarek, at the stylish restaurant-nightclub. $46-$84. 8pm & 10pm. 510 Embarcadero west, Oakland. www.yoshis.com

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

Drag Alive @ The Stud
Early eve drag show, 6:30pm-8:30pm. 299 9th St. at Harrison www.studsf.com

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

First Friday @ The Stud
Queer dance party with a '90s flair. 9pm-3am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.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

Gaymer Night @ SF Eagle
Video games, board games, nerdy fun at the leather bar. 8pm-2am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.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

The Golden Girls Live @ Victoria Theatre
They're back! Heklina, D'Arcy Drollinger, Matthew Martin and Holotta Tymes as the four women retirees, in live drag versions of the hit TV show. $30-$60. Thru Dec 22. 2961 16th St. www.goldengirlssf.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

Holiday Curtain Call @ Harvey Milk Center for the Arts
MC Bill Cooper and pianist Barry Lloyd host the cabaret open mic. 7pm-10pm. 50 Scott St. www.societycabaret.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

Ms. SF Eagle Leather 2020 Contest @ SF Eagle
SF Eagle and staff are excited to announce the inaugural Ms. SF Eagle Leather Contest. Interested parties are encouraged to apply to complete (deadline is December 6). The winner will go on to compete for Ms. San Francisco Leather 2020 in February. 398 12th St., 6:30pm-8pm. www.sf-eagle.com

Piano Bar @ Martuni's
Musician extraordinaire Joe Wicht leads tasteful sing-along selections. 5:30-8:30pm. 4 Valencia St.

Pinkmas @ Museum of Ice Cream
Interactive holiday-themed food, crafting, and art exhibit; thru Jan. 12. $29-$38. 1 Grant Ave., www.museumoficecream.com

Queer Happy Hour @ Forage Kitchen, Oakland
Drinks for LGBTQs and pals, plus vegan and chicken snacks. Weekly 4pm-9pm. 478 25th St., Oakland. www.foragekitchen.com

Ror:Shok @ SF Eagle
Grooves and dudes at the famed leather bar. $5-$15. 9pm-2am. 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

Snaxx Bar @ Oasis
Enjoy a group drag show tribute to Beyoncé's Homecoming album. $10. 10pm-2am. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

SubMission: Cocktails & Comedy @ The Armory Club
Weekly stand-up comedy show in the basement of the SF Armory Club; grab a craft cocktail from the bar upstairs and prepare for a night of laughter with the right amount of kink. Doors open at 6:30. $15, 1799 Mission St., Shows start at 7pm and 9pm (downstairs not wheelchair accessible). https://bit.ly/2IdEVj8

Swagger Like Us @ The Stud
DavOmakesbeats, Byrell the Great and more at the monthly groovy night. $10. 9pm-3am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Uhaul @ Jolene's
The popular women's dance party returns at the new nightclub, now weekly. 10pm-2am. 2700 16th St. at Harrison. http://jolenessf.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


Krampus Pageant @ El Rio Sat 7  


SAT 7
Blue Jean Ball @ Contemporary Jewish Museum

Family party inspired by the new exhibit Levi Strauss: a History of American Style. Don your dashing denims, dance also art-making areas. $45 and up. 736 Mission St. 5:30pm-8:30pm. www.thecjm.org

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

Brunch @ Jolene's
Enjoy DJed grooves, chicken & waffles, veggie scrambles and more, with brunch cocktails, at the new queer bar. 11am-3pm. Also Sundays. 2700 16th St. www.jolenessf.com

BYF @ Lone Star
Bring You Friends, with dJs Velaluna, Dreamcast. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Dance Party @ White Horse Bar, Oakland
DJed grooves at the historic East Bay gay bar. 9pm-2am. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820. www.whitehorsebar.com

GAMeBoi SF @ Rickshaw Stop
The monthly K-pop gay Asians and pals dance night. $8-$15. 9:30pm-2am. 155 Fell St. www.rickshawstop.com

Go Bang! @ The Stud
Groovy retro disco mixes by Steve Fabus, Sergio Fedasz, Prince Wolf and Jimmy DePre, plus guests Stanley Frank, Elaine Denham and Robin Malone Simmons. $10. 9pm-3am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

GPS: Imagina @ 550 Barneveld
One of the Extreme Xmas Weekend SF events; Paul Nicholls and Justin David in association with Ky Martinez and Brian Kent present this big gay dance party making its San Francisco debut. Music by DJs Mauro Mozart and Renato Cecin and The GPS Dancers and Over the Top Shows with production by JVR. $49-$69 or as part of Extreme Xmas weekend pass $80-$129. 550 Barneveld. 10pm-4am. https://extremexmassf.com/

Ho Ho Ho @ Lone Star
Naughty Santa-themed beer bust at the bear bar, with naughty elves, Santa, shots and more. $15. 3pm-7pm. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Holiday Cabaret @ Harvey Milk Center for the Arts
Jennifer Ekman, Heather Paton Watson and Jill Gould share a jazz-pop night of holiday songs, with pianist G. Scott Lacy. $30-$50. 8pm. 50 Scott St. www.societycabaret.com

Krampus Pageant @ El Rio
The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and Kima Entertainment host a contest for the best costume of the dark holiday creature who tortures bad children. $10-$20 benefit for Trans Lifeline, The Trevor Project and The Sister's General Fund. 5pm-7pm. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Lee Fields and The Expressions @ Slim's
The soul-funk master performs with Gene Washington & The Sweet Sounds. $25. 9pm. 333 11th St. www.slimspresents.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

Makeout Party @ Jolene's
Queer smoochfest with photo booth, DJed dancing. 9pm-2am. 2700 16th St. at Harrison. http://jolenessf.com/

Mother @ Oasis
Heklina's popular weekly drag show, with wild acts and music tribute themes. Dec 7 special guest is Alaska! $10-$15. 10pm-2am. 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

Nocturnal Extreme @ Halcyon SF
One of the Extreme Xmas Weekend SF events; starts late Saturday/early Sunday. See Sunday December 8 entries for more details. $30-$40 or as part of Extreme Xmas weekend pass $80-$129. 314 11th St. 3:30am-9:30am. https://extremexmassf.com/

Nutz @ Powerhouse
Glamamore, Dulce De Leche and DJ Josh Cheon's holiday hottie gogo contest night ($500 cash prize). $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

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

Powerblouse @ Powerhouse
Juanita MORE, GlamaMore and crew's fab monthly drag virgin makeover night. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Prime — Naughty or Nice @ Club Six
One of the Extreme Xmas Weekend SF events; the dance event for men in their prime features DJs Jesus Pelayo from Madrid and Neon the Glowgobear from Atlanta. Hot gogo studs in their prime work it for you. Clothes check available. $25-$35 or as part of Extreme Xmas weekend pass $80-$129. 60 6th St. 10pm-4am. https://extremexmassf.com/

Qtease @ The Stud
Early evening burlesque cabaret show; Noc 30 theme is Womanopoly. $10-$25. 6pm-8pm. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Roy Ayers @ Yoshi's Oakland
The veteran vibrophonist and vocalist performs with his band. $37-$74. 7:30pm & 9:30pm. Dec 8, 7pm & 9pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. www.yoshis.com

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. 2023 Broadway. (510) 823-2099. www.portbaroakland.com

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

Sugar @ The Café
Weekly dance night at the renovated nightclub with a view. $10. 9pm-2am. 2369 Market St. www.cafesf.com

Woof, Frolic @ SF Eagle
Canine fetish leather folk fun (3pm-6pm), followed by the full-on furry fest (8pm-2am). $5-$10. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com


Santa Skivvies Run @ Castro District Sun 8 photo: Georg Lester  

SUN 8
Apocrypha @ SF Eagle

Mocha Fapalatte hosts the alt-rock post-beer bust night, featuring music with DJ Spazatron. Drag shows at 8pm and 9pm. $5-$10. 7pm-1am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

Beer Bust @ Lone Star
Weekly benefits for various local nonprofits, with fresh local food served on the patio. $10-$15. 3pm-8pm. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Beer Bust @ SF Eagle
The popular daytime party, where $10-$15 gets you all the beer you can drink, supporting worthy causes. 3pm-6pm. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.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 Castro nightclub, plus local DJs and gogo guys and gals. $8. 8pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.Beauxsf.com

Black Flag, The Dickies @ Slim's
The veteran punk band (minus Henry Rollins) performs; the Linecutters also play. $30. 8pm. 333 11th St. www.slimspresents.com

Blessed @ Port Bar, Oakland
Amoura Teese and Ava Lashay cohost a weekly drag show. 2023 Broadway. www.portbaroakland.com

Bounce @ Lookout
Weekly dance and cavorting night with a view. $5. 9pm-2am. 3600 16th St. www.lookoutsf.com

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

Drag Brunch @ Hamburger Mary's
Tasty 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

Extreme Holiday Tea @ DNA Lounge
One of the Extreme Xmas Weekend SF events; local promoters Brian Kent Productions, TrophyDad and Ky Martinez Productions join forces to bring you this weekend closing tea dance. DJ/Producers Tony Moran and Wayne G share the decks to wind up Extreme Xmas Weekend. $30-$45 or as part of Extreme Xmas weekend pass $80-$129. 375 11th St. 6pm-12am. https://extremexmassf.com/

Glam Sundays @ Valencia Room
New weekly house, funk, soul T-dance with guest-DJs and no cover. 3pm-9pm. 647 Valencia St. www.glamsundays.com www.thevalenciaroom.com

Jock @ The Lookout
Enjoy the weekly jock-ular fun, with DJed dance music at sports team fundraisers. 12pm-1am. 3600 16th St. www.lookoutsf.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 weekly cruisy semi-private party. $5-$20. 6pm-10pm. Now also Truck Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 9pm-2am. 415 10th St. www.atlas-sf.com

Santa Skivvies Run @ Castro District
SF AIDS Foundation's annual fun fundraiser, where participants run around the block in scanty holiday underwear/garb, usually in chilly weather, with drinks and festivities after the run at The Lookout bar and on Noe St. 9:30am-1pm. Register and raise $50+ to run. www.santaskivviesrun.org

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The popular two-stepping line-dancing, not-just-country music night, with free lessons. $5. 5pm-10:30pm. Also Thursdays 6:30pm-10:30pm. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org


X @ The Independent Mon 9  

MON 9
Help is on the Way for the Holidays @ Marines' Memorial Theatre

The Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation's 18th holiday concert fundraiser, with Sheryl Lee Ralph (original Dreamgirls), Lisa Vroman, David Hernandez, Darnell Abraham (Hamilton), Shawn Ryan, Sony Holland, Steve Knill, Jessica Coker & Lisa Viggiano and cast members from Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. $75-$150. 6pm VIP reception; silent and live auctions, after-party with drinks and desserts, too. Holiday cocktail attire suggested. 450 Powell St. www.reaf.org

Holiday Welcome Mixer @ Flore
Duboce Triangle Neighborhood Association's holiday party, with spirits, a raffle for gift cards from The Detour Bar, a craft table and more; $20 donation gets you 5 raffle tickets and supports the DTNA newsletter. 6pm-8pm. 2298 Market St. www.dtna.org

Karaoke Night @ Lookout
All-day songfest, 8pm-2am. 3600 16th St. www.lookoutsf.com

KQ League Night @ Detour
Game tournament at the renovated former Brewcade bar/restaurant. 7:30pm-11pm. 2200 Market St. www.detoursf.com

Mancrush Mondays @ Port Bar, Oakland
Drink & draw night with sexy male models; BYO art materials. 2st & 3rd Mondays. No cover, but 1-drink min. 2023 Broadway. www.portbaroakland.com

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

Music Mondays @ Pause Wine Bar
Marcus Rivers plays live music at the stylish wine bar; weekly 8pm-10pm. 1666 Market St. www.yieldandpause.com

Pillows @ Powerhouse
Glamamore's crafts and 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. www.the440.com

Vamp @ Beaux
Women's night with a sultry vampire theme; goth, red & black, lingerie attire welcome but not required; bondage and BDSM demos, too. DJs Olga T and Jayne Grey. $5-$15. 8pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

X @ The Independent
The indie rock-punk band and underground fave performs; Los Straijackets (surf rock) open. $35-$100. 8pm. Also Dec 10. 628 Diviasadero. www.theindependentsf.com


Gaymer Night @ Midnight Sun Tue 10  


TUE 10
Cock Shot @ Beaux

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

Drag Bingo @ Club 1220, Walnut Creek
Holotta Tymes and Saki Samora cohost the East Bay game night. 7pm. 1220 Pine St., Walnut Creek. https://www.club1220.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 at the intimate bar, with live acts and lip-synching divas, plus DJed grooves. $5. Shows at 10:30pm & 12am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

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 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.

Trivia Night @ Hi Tops
Play the trivia game at the popular sports bar. $5. 9pm. 2247 Market St. www.HiTopsSF.com

Trivia Night @ Port Bar, Oakland
Big gay trivia night at the East Bay bar with host Robert Perez; drinks specials and prizes. 8pm. Broadway. www.portbaroakland.com

Truck Tuesdays @ Atlas
Super-cruisy night at the new semi-private club. $10-$20. 9pm-2am. 415 10th St. www.atlas-sf.com


Thievery Corporation @ The Fox Oakland Wed 11  


WED 11
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. 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. www.midnightsunsf.com

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

Follies & Dollies @ White Horse Bar, Oakland
Weekly drag show at the historic gay bar. 9:30pm-11:30pm. 6551 Telegraph Ave. 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

GAYmes @ Port Bar, Oakland
Board games night; Baila Conmigo, queer Latinx fundraiser (2nd Wed.), Wet & Wild drag shows (1st & 4th Wed.). 2023 Broadway. www.portbaroakland.com

Juicy @ Lookout
DJed grooves, strong drinks; 6pm-11pm. 3600 16th St. http://www.lookoutsf.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. www.wildsidewest.com

Musical Wednesdays @ The Edge
Sing along to shows tunes on video, lip-synched and live, at the Castro bar, with host Brian Kent; trivia contest, and prizes. 7pm-12am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

NSA @ Club OMG
Weekly underwear party at the intimate mid-Market nightclub. $1 well drinks for anyone in underwear from 9pm-10pm. 43 6th St. http://www.clubomgsf.com

Pan Dulce @ Beaux
Drag divas, gogo studs, DJed Latin grooves and drinks at the Hump Day fiesta. 9pm-2am (free before 10:30pm). 2344 Market St. www.clubpapi.com www.beauxsf.com

Queeraoke @ El Rio
Midweek drag rave and vocal open mic, with Dulce de Leche, Rahni Nothingmore, Beth Bicoastal, Ginger Snap and guests. 10pm. 3158 Mission St. http://www.elriosf.com/

Thievery Corporation @ The Fox Oakland
The pop-groove-funk band performs; Brazilian Girls opens. $50. 8pm. 1807 Telegraph ave., Oakland. www.thefoxoakland.com

Trivia Night @ Detour
Games and arcade fun at the renovated former Brewcade bar/restaurant. 7pm-11pm (free game play 7pm-8pm). 2200 Market St. www.detoursf.com

Turbo Pageant @ The Stud
Weekly drag competition with a $500 cash prize. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.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


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Dancing @ Badlands

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

Downlowds @ The Stud
Dance music night with DJs Micahtron, Poptart, and Honeybear. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

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

Game Night @ Pause Wine Bar
Johnny Rockitt hosts a weekly night of trivia and other games. 8pm-10pm. 1666 Market St. www.yieldandpause.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

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, 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. www.virgilssf.com

Nightlife @ California Academy of Sciences
Parties at the museum with fascinating spacious nature and science exhibits. $12-$15. 6pm-10pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. www.calacademy.org

Queer Karaoke @ Club OMG
Weekly singing night; unleash your inner American Idol; first Thursdays are Costume Karaoke; 3rd is Kinky Karaoke 8pm. 43 6th St.

She & Him @ The Fox Oakland
Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward's pop band performs; Alice Wetterlund opens. $50-$90. 8pm. 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland. www.sheandhim.com www.thefoxoakland.com

Los Straitjackets @ Ivy Room
The cool instrumental surf rock band performs. $20. 8pm. 860 San Pablo Ave., Albany. www.ivyroom.com

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

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie's Lounge
Turkay Day dance party, as 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

TwerkBack Thursday @ Port Bar, Oakland
DJ Deft plays hip hop grooves, gogos at 10pm, with hosts Mahlae Balenciaga and Amoura Teese. 2023 Broadway. www.portbaroakland.com

Who's Your Mami Comedy @ Brava
Zahra Noorbakhsh headlines the popular new comedy night, with Wonder Dave, Amy Estes, Becky Lynn, Geneva Rust-Orta $10-$15. 8pm. 2773 24th St. www.brava.org


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