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Nightlife Events Dec 12-19, 2019

by Events Editor

Cubcake @ Lone Star Fri 13 photo: Gooch
Cubcake @ Lone Star Fri 13 photo: Gooch  

We're serving up comedy, music, drag and drinks in this week's nightlife calendar.


THURSDAY 12
After Dark @ Exploratorium
Enjoy cocktails and science demos at the hands-on museum. 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/

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

Downlowds @ The Stud
DJs Micahtron, Poptart, Honeybear, with Persia, Tsunami Mami and other drag talents. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.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


Zahra Noorbakhsh at Whos Your Mami Comedy @ Brava Thu 12  

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/

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

Puff @ The Stud
Cannabis appreciation party (no smoking!), with a stoner raffle, yuletide music with DJ Sergio Fedasz and DJ Dank, a drag show and more. $10. 6pm-9pm. 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
www.clubomgsf.com

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

Silent Skate Party @ Safeway Holiday Ice Rink
Enjoy a skating to groovy tunes on heaphones. 6pm & 8pm times. Union Square, 333 Post St. www.unionsquareicerink.com

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

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. $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

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


Tony! Toni! Toné! @ Yoshi's Oakland Fri 13  

FRIDAY 13
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

Cubcake @ Lone Star
Bears and cubs and treats and beer and DJ Paul Goodyear. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Daft Punk Disco Holiday Party @ Rickshaw Stop
PopScene's revels for the holiday with DJs AQaron Axelson, Omar, and Bit. $10-$15. 10pm-2am. 155 Fell St. www.rickshawstop.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

Drunk Drag Broadway @ Oasis
The comic drag and live music ensemble performs their holiday revue, Drunk Drag Boozemas. $25-$50. 7pm. Also Dec 14 & 15. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.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

Emperor Norton Holiday Bazaar @ Salesforce Transit Center
Juanita MORE! and the House of MORE! offer tasty food and drag performances in a pop-up setting. 5:30pm. 425 Mission St. www.juanitamore.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

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

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

Lick It @ Powerhouse
DJ Blackstone and host Lance Holman's cruisy night. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

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

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

Safada @ Oasis
Take a trip to South America with a night full of the best Brazilian Hits, American Pop, Baile Funk, and Latin Beats, $10. 10pm-2am. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.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

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

Tony! Toni! Toné! @ Yoshi's Oakland
The popular R&B trio performs at the stylish restaurant-nightclub. $40-$90. 7:30pm & 9:30pm. Also 14 & 15. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. www.yoshis.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


Writers With Drinks @ The Make Out Room Sat 14  

SATURDAY 14
Big Gay Party @ DNA Lounge
Multi-room techno,dance, hip hop and house night 18+, access to Bootie the mashup party, with DJs Adrian A, Tyme, NeonBunny, Lil Gay and more. $15-$20. 9pm-2am. 375 11th St. www.dnalounge.com

BLUF @ SF Eagle
Breeches Leather Uniform Fanclub members and pals gather at the famed leather bar; leather uniform gear encouraged and admired. $5-$10. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

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

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


Mary Chapin Carpenter, Shawn Colvin @ Palace of Fine Arts Sat 14  

Femlins @ Castro Theatre
Peaches Christ enlists Miz Cracker, Detox, Phi Phi O'Hara, and Migitte Nielson in a drag parody of the '80s classic creature comedy, with an '80s costume contest; film screening after the show. $20-$130 (VIP meet & greet). 3pm & 8pm. 429 Castro St. www.peacheschrist.com

House Party @ Powerhouse
Furniture, rugs and underground-style fun with DJ Mohammad and hosts Ky and Juan Martinez. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Kim Nalley @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The powerhouse jazz vocalist performs with her band. $30-$60. 8pm. Also Dec 15, 7pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. www.feinsteinssf.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

Mary Chapin Carpenter, Shawn Colvin @ Palace of Fine Arts
The award-winning country singer-songwriters and longtime friends perform with thier bands. $65-100. 8pm. 3601 Lyon St. www.palaceoffinearts.com

Miracle on Harrison Street @ Lone Star
Muttville Senior Dog rescue brings some of their adorable dogs for adoption, with hosts Bears of San Fransico, beer bust drinks and huggable canines. 3pm-6pm. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Mother @ Oasis
Heklina's popular weekly drag show, with wild acts and music tribute themes. Dec 14 is a Beyoncé tribute. $10-$15. 10pm-2am. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com


Pomplamoose @ The Fillmore Sat 14  

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

Nudie Nubies @ The Stud
Burlesque show 6pm-8pm. 399 9th St. www.studsf.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

Pomplamoose @ The Fillmore
San Francisco-based indie-pop-rock-duo performs. $30. 9pm. 1805 Geary St. www.thefillmore.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

Studio 5'4" @ Lone Star
DJs Mike Biggz and Omnibot spin at the party for little and shorter men, and the guys who admire them. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

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

Writers With Drinks @ The Make Out Room
Maggie Tokuda-Hall guest-hosts Charlie Jane Anders' literary liquor night, with Meg Elison, Megan O'Keefe and Zoe Young. $5-$20. 7pm. 3225 22nd St. www.makeoutroom.com


Sundance Saloon Holiday Ball & Toy Drive @ Space 550 Sun 15  

SUNDAY 15
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

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

Disco Daddy @ SF Eagle
DJ Bus Station John's monthly groovy party of LP disco classics. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.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

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

Sean Patrick Murtagh @ Martuni's
The talented singer performs his 'Holiday Test Drive VII' concert, with pianist Alan Choi. $25. 4pm. Dec 17 & 18 7pm. 4 Valnecia St. www.HTD7.EventBrite.com

Shag @ Powerhouse
Nic Candito's monthly eve. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Sundance Saloon Holiday Ball & Toy Drive @ Space 550
The popular two-stepping line-dancing, not-just-country music night, with free lessons, celebrates the holidays with a toy drive. Bring a new unwrapped toy for $3 off $8 admission. 5pm-10:30pm. Also Thursdays 6:30pm-10:30pm. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org


Holiday Cookie Exchange @ Martunis Mon 16  

MONDAY 16
Cocktails for a Cause @ Noe's Cantina
Benefit for SF Bay Area Theatre Company featured holiday songs and show tune performances by cast members from Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, plus cocktails and fun. 8pm-10pm. 1199 Church St. www.sfbatco.org

Holiday Cookie Exchange @ Martuni's
Enjoy cocktails paired with holiday cookies; bring your own and share. Russel Deason shots a holiday sing-along, 5:30-8:30pm. 6pm. 4 Valencia St.

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

Peter White Christmas @ Yoshi's Oakland
Enjoy a lighthearted jazzy night of holiday songs with White, Euge Groove, Vincent Ingala and Lindsey Webster. $40-$74. 8pm & 10pm. Also Dec 17. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. www.yoshis.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


Karaoke Cocktails @ Gingers Tue 17  

TUESDAY 17
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

SantaChrist @ SF Eagle
The Boys of Bearlesque naughty and nice burlesque 'Xmas' show. $5-$10. 8pm. 398 12th St., 5pm-9pm. www.sf-eagle.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


Cocktails & Carols with Joe Wicht @ Feinsteins at the Nikko Wed 18  

WEDNESDAY 18
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.

Cocktails & Carols @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
Merry Marys and friends sing holiday tunes with pianist Joe Wicht. $20. 7pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. www.feinsteinssf.com

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


Pan Dulce @ Beaux Wed 18 photo Marques Daniels  

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/

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


The Monster Show @ The Edge Thu 19 photo: Gooch  

THURSDAY 19
Dancing @ Badlands
The Castro bar's intimate dance floor and gogo guys, with drink specials. 9pm-2am. 4121 18th St. http://www.sfbadlands.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.

Socks & Jocks @ Mark I. Chester Studio
Gay Men's Sketch fundraiser for a local homeless shelter. Bring your art supplies and draw hot male models in socks and jock straps. $25. 6:30pm-9:30pm. 1229 Folsom St. www.markichester.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
Turkey 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


Want your nightlife event listed?
Email events@ebar.com, at least two weeks before your event.
Event photos welcome.


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