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Nightlife Events Nov. 21-28, 2019

by Events Editor .
Wednesday Nov 20, 2019
Nightlife Events Nov. 21-28, 2019

Do the turkey dance, find a place the prance, or simply take a cool club stance.


THURSDAY 21
After Dark @ Exploratorium
Enjoy cocktails and science demos at the hands-on museum. 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


Blackberri and Eli Conley at Queer Roots @ El Rio Thu 21  

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

Harry Poofter and the Sorcerer's Rhinestone @ Oasis
Premier of the drag parody of the J.K. Rowling fantasy books. $27-$50. 7pm. Thru Nov. 30. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.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/

Fortunate Youth @ Slim's
Fun folk with the folk-reggae band, Mike Love and Kash'd Out , perform in a shared concert. $20-$25. 333 11th St. www.mikelovemusic.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

Nightlife @ California Academy of Sciences
Parties at the museum with fascinating spacious nature and science exhibits; Nov 14: Brain and Body exhibits. Nov. 21: dJ Raymond Fernandez. $12-$15. 6pm-10pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. www.calacademy.org

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


Steve Grand @ Feinsteins at the Nikko Thu 21  

Queer Roots @ El Rio
Live music with Blackberri, Juan and the Pines and Eli Conley. No cover. 8pm-11pm. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.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

RuPaul's Drag Race UK Viewing @ The Café
Watch the British edition of the popular drag competition show. No cover; thru Dec 26. 8pm. Picante, Latin dance night, follows (9pm-2am). 2369 Market St. www.cafesf.com

Steve Grand @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The hunky gay singer-composer performs his songs and a few covers. $55-$90 ($20 food/drink min.) 8pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. www.feinsteinssf.com

That's So Ravin' @ The Stud
DJs Chrissy, Siobhan Aluvalot and Chuck Gunn spin grooves. $5. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. $8. 9pm-1am. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.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


Derrick Barry at Total Request Late @ Oasis Fri 22  

FRIDAY 22
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

Brittany Howard @ The Fillmore
The stellar vocalist performs; Georgia Anne Muldrow. $49. 9pm. 1805 Geary St. at Fillmore. www.thefillmore.com

Cinematic Orchestra @ The Regency
The electro-jazz band performs; Photay, PBDY, Patrick Watson open. 8pm. $35-$40. 1300 Van Ness Ave. www.theregencyballroom.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


Uhaul @ Jolenes Fri 22  

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 gamess, board games, nerdy fun at the leather bar. 8pm-2am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

Get Busy @ Driftwood
Elaine Denham guest-DJs a night of funk, soul and disco, with residents Wes Charles, Sweet Willy, e'Lish and Jimmy DePre. $5. 9pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St. www.driftwoodbarsf.com

Ghost Light @ The Independent
The fascinating 'new prog. rock' band performs; Andrew St. James opens. $20. 9pm. 628 Divisadero. www.apeconcerts.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

Growl'r @ SF Eagle
Bears, cubs, otters, pigs etc night, and men, too! DJ Russ Rich. $5. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.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

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


Lesli Margherita @ Feinsteins at the Nikko Fri 22  

Lesli Margherita
@ Feinstein's at the Nikko

The Broadway star (Marilda, Dames at Sea, Zorro) performs her sassy music cabaret show, Rule. $45-$70 ($20 food/drink min.) Also Nov. 23. 8pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. www.feinsteinssf.com

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

Mimoso '70s-'90s @ Lone Star
DJ Marcos Moreno spins at the bear bar. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.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/

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

Steam @ Powerhouse
Monthly bath house night with wet gogos, in towels, Steamworks Berkeley swag. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.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

T4T4 @ The Stud
Live music acts Erica Mar, Scissoring, and Fiera. DJs Dolland Liza. $10-$20.9pm-3am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Total Request Late @ Oasis
Aussie drag sensation and Britney impersonator Derrick Barry performs at a 2000s dance party with DJs Presto and Drew. $20. 10pm-2am. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.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/

United We Groove @ El Rio
DJ Kween Uneek plays groovy grooves. 9pm-1am. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.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


Aquabats @ The Regency Sat 23  

SATURDAY 23
Aquabats @ The Regency
The festive fun band performs, with special guests PPL MVR and Jacob Turnbloom. $25-$30. 8pm. 1300 Van Ness Ave. www.theregencyballroom.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

Daddy Issues @ The Stud
DJs Juan and Robin Simmons spin electro, disco, techno. 399 9th St. www.studsf.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

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

Mango @ El Rio
The popular women's afternoon dance party with DJs Edaj, Marcella, Olga and La Coqui droppin' the best in hip-hop, dancehall and Latin grooves. $8-$10. 2pm-8pm. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Metal Night @ Lone Star
DJs MetalBob and BulldogMike play hean and hell-themed hard rock and metal tunes. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Mixtape @ Jolene's
DJs Jibbs, Koma-T and La Femme Papai spin an Afro-Latinx celebration, with partial proceeds to BAAITS. $10. 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. Nov. 23 is a Dolly Parton tribute. $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

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

Pretty in Ink @ Powerhouse
DJ Franko, gogo guys and, oh, you have a tribal tattoo? Groundbreaking. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Qtease @ The Stud
Early evening burlesque cabaret show. $10-$20. 6pm-8pm. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Rogue @ SF Eagle
Leather fetish cruise night. $10. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.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


Mister Wives @ The Independent Sun 24  

SUNDAY 24
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

Carole J. Bufford @ Venetian Room
The New York cabaret star performs her new concert, You Don't Own Me: The Fearless Females of the 1960s, at the swanky hotel's ballroom. $55-$65. 5pm. Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St. www.bayareacabaret.org

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


Holiday Chocolate Salon @ County Fair Bldg. Sun 24  

Holiday Chocolate Salon
@ County Fair Bldg.

Sample a huge array of artisan-made chocolate desserts, drinks and more. $10-$20. 1199 9th Ave at Lincoln Way, Golden Gate Park. www.FallChocolateSalon.com

Gigante @ Qbar
Frisco Robbie spins Latin and Hip-Hop grooves. $5. 9pm-2am (weekly beer bust 2pm-9pm). 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.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

Leather Bar Show Tunes Sing-Along @ SF Eagle
Paul Hogarth and Maria Konner accompany the fun muscial theatre singing night. $10. 7pm-11pm. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

Linda Ronstadt Tribute @ Oasis
Tracks of My Tears, a tribute concert with the talents of Leigh Crow, Ruby Vixen, Marilyn Fowler, Jill Rogers, Heklina, Peter Fogel's All Star Band and more. $20. 7pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Mister Wives @ The Independent
The genre-blending high-energy pop band performs; Foreign Air opens. $29-$100 (VIP). 8pm. Also Nov 25. 628 Divisadero. www.apeconcerts.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

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


Queer Bowling @ Mission Bowling Club Mon 25 photo Steven Underhill  

MONDAY 25
International Mondays @ Qbar
Enjoy world grooves all night. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

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

Queer Bowling @ Mission Bowling Club
Pins and big balls, monthly with LGBT pals at the cool bar, restaurant and bowling alley. 6pm-9pm. 3176 17th St. www.missionbowlingclub.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


Gaymer Night @ Midnight Sun Tue 26  

TUESDAY 26
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.

TnT with the Meme Boys @ Powerhouse
Travis, Traci and Tyler cohost the game night. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

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

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


Turkey Stuff with The Sisters @ Oasis Wed 27  

WEDNESDAY 27
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/

Turkey Stuff with The Sisters @ Oasis
Donate to the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence's pre-holiday party. 8pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.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

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


Tater Thots @ SF Eagle Thu 28  

THURSDAY 28
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

Pizza Party @ Jolene's
The popular women's and LGBTQ club shares free pizza on T-giving night. 9pm-2am. 2700 16th St. at Harrison. http://jolenessf.com/

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.

Tater Thots @ SF Eagle
Thanksgiving variety show with drag, comedy, burlesque, (JD Fierce, Madd Dogg 20/20, Gem N/Aye, The Boys of Bearlesque, host Mr. SF Leather 2018 Matt Welch. No cover/donations. 8pm-11pm. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

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

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. 9pm-12am. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.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



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