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Thursday Dec 28, 2017
New Year's Eve @ Oasis: Celebrate the New Year with Cazwell, the whimsical sexy gay hip hop stud, plus drag acts Heklina, D'Arcy Drollinger (photo), Valentine, Roxy Cotton Candy, Rock M. Sakura, Miss Rahni and more; VIP rooftop party with food, open bar and a Cazwell meet & greet. $35-$85. 7:30pm-2am. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com
New Year's Eve @ Oasis: Celebrate the New Year with Cazwell, the whimsical sexy gay hip hop stud, plus drag acts Heklina, D'Arcy Drollinger (photo), Valentine, Roxy Cotton Candy, Rock M. Sakura, Miss Rahni and more; VIP rooftop party with food, open bar and a Cazwell meet & greet. $35-$85. 7:30pm-2am. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com  (Source:Gooch)

Celebrate the end of the year, in all its awful awesome glory. Dance for a new indictful delightful 2018. Every bar and nightclub is hosting a New Year's Eve party, but we've selected the gayest and/or funnest of celebrations, as well as good times on other days, too.


Thursday, Dec. 28

After Dark @ Exploratorium
The cocktails and science night for adults, with installations throughout the hands-on exhibit museum. Dec. 28: Mixing Color, demos with full-spectrum colors. $20. 6pm-10pm. Pier 15 at Embarcadero. https://www.exploratorium.edu/

Buffy Sing-Along @ Lone Star Saloon
Enjoy musical numbers from Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV show, plus drag acts and trivia contest prizes. 8pm show. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Gayface @ El Rio
Queer weekly night out at the popular Mission bar. 9pm-2am. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Ginger Minj @ Oasis
The "RuPaul's Drag Race" star brings her Crossdresser for Christmas show to the SoMa nightclub. $27.50-$40. 8pm. Also Dec 29 & 30, 7pm (and at Mother Dec 30). 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Goapele @ Yoshi's, Oakland
The gorgeous singer with an amazing voice performs four nights at the elegant restaurant-nightclub, including two New Year's Eve concerts with her band. $36, $69, $99. Thu & Fri 8pm & 10pm. Sat 7:30pm & 9:30pm. Dec 31, 8pm and 11pm. 520 Embarcadero West. https://www.goapele.com/ www.yoshias.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

The Kinsey Sicks @ Boxcar Theatre
The dragapella quartet returns with Oy Vey in a Manger , their multi-holiday comic music romp. $45-$65. 7:30pm. Wed & Sat also 2:30pm. Thru Dec. 30. 644 Broadway. https://www.thespeakeasysf.com/event-oy-vey/

Literary Speakeasy @ Martuni's
Readings by local authors, with Gina Stella dell'Assunta, Lewis DeSimone, Diane Glazman, Tony Press, and David Welper, and host James J. Siegel. 7pm. 4 Valencia St. at Market.

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

Nick Spangler @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The Bay Area native and Broadway star performs his new cabaret concert, Since I've Been Gone. $22.50-$50 ($20 food/drink min.). 8pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason st. www.feinsteinsatthenikko.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

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

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The Country-Western line-dancing two-stepping dance events celebrates 18 years. Free-$5. 5pm-10:30pm. Also Sundays. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org

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


Friday, Dec. 29

Beach Blanket Babylon @ Club Fugazi
The musical comedy revue celebrates its 43th year with an ever-changing lineup of political and pop culture icons, all in gigantic wigs. Popular holiday-themed shows now booking. $25-$160. Beer/wine served; cash only; 21+, except where noted. Wed-Fri 8pm. Sat 6pm & 9pm. Sun 2pm & 5pm. 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Blvd. (Green St.). 421-4222. www.beachblanketbabylon.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

Big Boy @ Lone Star Saloon
DJ BoyShapedBox spins tunes at the big bear monthly party. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Black & Gold New Year's Ball @ Oasis
Kingdom, the powerhouse drag king hip hop ensemble, performs at and hosts a benefit for the Dyke March, with Alex U. Inn, Madd Dogg 20/20, DJ Taino Glo (Brooklyn), and a midnight king couture show. $10. 10pm-2am. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Club Papi @ Club 21, Oakland
Hip Hop and Latin grooves event, with 3 dance floors, gogo studs and drag acts. $10-$20. 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St., Oakland. www.club21oakland.com

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

Flex @ Powerhouse
DJ Guy Ruben, strong drinks and buff men. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.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

Hella Gay Comedy @ Club OMG
Queer joke night, with host Nasty Ass Bitch. $15. 7pm. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.com

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

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

Midnight Show @ Divas
Weekly drag shows at the last transgender-friendly bar in the Polk; with hosts Victoria Secret, Alexis Miranda and several performers. Also Saturdays. $10. 11pm. 1081 Polk St. www.divassf.com

POP NYE @ The Armory
Three-night electronic music festival, culminating in a big New Year's Eve (mostly straight) dance. $50-$265. Dec 29 with Audien, Bingo Players, Dombresky and Showtek; 8pm-2am. Dec 30 with Andrew Bayer, Cosmic Gate, Ferry Corsten and more; 9pm-4am. Dec 31: Get Real, Gorgon City, Solardo, Kill Frenzy and Dateless; 8pm-4am. 333 14th St. www.sfarmory.com

Red Hots Burlesque @ The Stud
The saucy women's burlesque show hosted by Dottie Lux will titillate and tantalize. $10-$20. 8pm-9:30pm. 399 9th St. Also Sunday brunch shows at Piano Fight Theatre. 144 Taylor St. www.redhotsburlesque.com www.studsf.com

The Flamin' Groovies, The Rubinoos @ The New Parish, Oakland
The veteran fun power pop bands perform classic hits; The Chuckleberries also perform. $25. 9pm. 1743 San Pablo Ave., at 18th, Oakland. www.thenewparish.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

Stereo Argento @ The Stud
Drag stage show with Jillian Gnarling, Pseuda, Nicki Jizz and others. DJed grooves til 3am. $10. 10pm-3am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Tenth Anniversary @ Club 21
Gia Farre performs at the popular Latin club's anniversary, with gogo guys, drink specials and table reservations available. $10-$20. 10pm-3am. 2111 Franklin St., Oakland. www.club21oakland.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

Underwear Night @ SF Eagle
Strip down to your skivvies at the famed leather bar, with host Dulce de Leche and DJ Marcos Moreno. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com


Saturday, Dec. 30

Bootie @ DNA Lounge
Resident DJs and guests spin at the mash-up DJ dance party, with four rooms of different sounds and eight 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

Cracker, Camper Van Beethoven @ Great American Music Hall
Enjoy funky folk bands. Also Dec 31 with Johnny Hickman. $26-$51 with dinner, 9pm. Dec 31 $50-$75, 8pm. 859 O'Farrell St. http://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

Mother @ Oasis
Heklina's popular drag show, with special guests and great music themes (No bachelorette parties admitted!) Dec 30 with special guest Ginger Minj. $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

Nutz @ Powerhouse
Glamamore and Dulce de Leche cohost the hot gogo contest ($200 cash prize), with DJ Guy Ruben. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

The Playground @ Club BNB, Oakland
Revamped night at the popular hip hop and Latin dance club. $5-$15. 9pm to 4am. 2120 Broadway. (510) 759-7340. www.club-bnb.com

Santa's Naughty After-Party @ Powerhouse
ONYX, kink/leather men of color, celebrate the holidays with house and soul grooves spun by DJ Jason Godfrey, a Dirty Santa and naughty elves, prizes and drink specials. 6pm-9pm. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.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, 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

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

Underwear Party @ Club OMG
Strip down to your skivvies, boxers, jock straps and get $1 well drinks. $8. 10pm-4am. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.com

Wank @ SF Eagle
Throboy DJs, gogo hos and twinks, apparently. 9pm-1am. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com


Sunday, Dec. 31

Bearracuda @ Folsom Foundry
DJs Matt Consola and Paul Goodyear spin grooves for the 12th annual bears and cubs New Year's Eve party. $25-$50. 9pm-4am. 1425 Folsom St. http://bearracuda.com/

Beats Antique @ The Midway
Live and DJed music New Year's Eve party at the warehouse nightclub, with Wax Taylor, Mikey Lion, Sacha Robotti and others. $30-$100. 9pm-4am. 900 Marin St. https://www.themidwaysf.com/

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

Beer Bust @ SF Eagle
The popular weekly event packs in the fans, with proceeds going to local charities. $10. Beer bust 3pm-5pm. 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 fun Castro nightclub, plus hot local DJs and sexy gogo guys and gals. $8. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.Beauxsf.com

Black & White Affair @ The Starlight Room
The Klipptones jazz band and DJ Beatnick play at the swankiest New Year's Eve party, with a panoramic view, hors d'eouvres and desserts, midnight toast and an open bar. $50, $225 and up. 8pm-2am. Sir Francis Drake Hotel, 21st floor, 450 Powell St. http://www.starlightroomsf.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

Cazwell @ Oasis
Celebrate the New Year with the whimsical sexy gay hip hop stud, plus drag acts Heklina, D'Arcy Drollinger, Valentine, Roxy Cotton Candy, Rock M. Sakura, Miss Rahni and more; VIP rooftop party with food, open bar and a Cazwell meet & greet. $35-$85. 7:30pm-2am. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Club Lonely NYE @ Club OMG
Primo, Vin Sol, and guest-hosts celebrate New Year's Eve. $15-$20. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.com

Club Papi NYE @ Space 550
Dancing, balloon drop, 15 gogo guys, drag performers (Diamond Leblanc, Ms. Lola, Jessica Wild and Dorys). $20. 10pm-3am. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.clubpapi.com

DAD NYE @ Driftwood
Dads And Disco, the monthly gay party, celebrates New Year's Eve, with DJs Mark O'Brien, Sergio Fedasz, and residents Michael Romano and Kelly Naughton. 9pm-1am. 1225 Folsom St. https://www.driftwoodbarsf.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

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

Fleetwood Macramé @ The Ivy Room, Albany
The Fleetwood Mac tribute band performs at a New Year's Eve night. $20.18. 9pm-1am. 860 San Pablo Ave, Albany. http://www.ivyroom.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

Jeff Goldblum @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The popular actor shows off his impressive piano skills with his jazz band, The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, in two New Year's Eve concerts. $85-$125 ($20 food/drink min.) 7:30pm & 10:30pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason st. www.feinsteinsatthenikko.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

Kaskade @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
The globally popular DJ/mixer plays two night (also Dec. 30). $100. 9pm-1am. 99 Grove St. http://www.kaskademusic.com/NYE2017/

New Gears Eve @ SF Eagle
MonitStat and DJ Mike Simonetti lead the kink and leather gear New Year's Eve party. 8pm-2am. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

New Year's Eve @ Club 21
Violeta performs at the popular Latin club's NYE party, with gogo guys, balloon drop, 2-club entry, drink specials and table reservations available. $10-$20. 10pm-3am. 2111 Franklin St., Oakland. www.club21oakland.com

New Year's Eve @ The Speak
Boxcar Theatre's hit Speakeasy immersive 1920s live music and dance show celebrates the new year with the premiere of their new bar, the Gaslamp Lounge. $195. $375/$475 VIP tix includes cocktails, nibblies and a rooftop view of NYE fireworks. 8:30pm-1am. www.thespeakeasysf.com

New Year's Eve Spectacular @ Gateway Theatre
Tom Ammiano, our favorite Italian-American gay comic and politician, MCs the New Year concert and party, with LGBT talents Justin Lucas, Bambi Lake, Birdie Bob Watt, Scott Gessford, Patricia Pittipan and the cast of Megabytes the Musical. $40. 8pm. 215 Jackson St. http://therhino.org/

New Year Woof @ Powerhouse
Pedal Pups, DJ Jason Godfrey, gogos, champagne, puppy pee shots and NYE revelry. $5-$10. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

NYE Party Night @ White Horse Bar, Oakland
New Year's eve party at the historic East Bay bar, with a champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. 9pm-2am. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820. www.whitehorsebar.com

Pete Escovedo Orchestra @ Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
Enjoy Latin live concerts at the music venue's New Year's Eve party, with Peter Michael and Flo the Funky Latin Orchestra also performing. $75-$80. 9pm-1am. 2020 Addison St. https://www.thefreight.org/

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

Sundance Saloon NYE @ SOMArts Cultural Center
Enjoy two-stepping, line-dancing, a delicious buffet dinner (7:30pm-9pm) and dancing until 12:30am. $25-$45, Dinner $30. 934 Brannan St. at 9th. http://www.sundancesaloon.org/

Sunday's a Drag @ Starlight Room
The weekly brunch and drag show with a panoramic view. $45. 11am, show at noon; 1:30pm, show at 2:30pm. 450 Powell St. in Union Square. 395-8595. www.starlightroomsf.com

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

Twisted Bear @ Lone Star Saloon
New Year's eve party for kinky bears, with UK DJs Paul Coals and Ross Jones; beefy gogos, too. $7. 8pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com


Monday, Jan. 1

Breakfast of Champions @ Midway
Space Cowboys' 18th annual New Year's Day party, with three stages, multiple cash bars, more than two dozen DJs. $20-$45. 6am-6pm. 900 Marin St. https://www.themidwaysf.com/

Holiday Ice Rink @ Union Square
Enjoy skating at the downtown holiday rink; special performances and events thru January. To skate: $13-$25, daily 9:30am-9pm. 333 Post St. http://unionsquareicerink.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

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

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

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

Mister Sister @ Midnight Sun
Drag night with Honey Mahogany, Dulce de Leche and Carnie Asada. No cover. 10pm. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Mule Mondays @ Port Bar, Oakland
Enjoy frosty Moscow Mule cocktails in a brassy mug, specials before 8pm. 2023 Broadway, Oakland. www.portbaroakland.com

Musical Mondays @ The Edge
Sing along at the popular musical theatre night; also Wednesdays. 7pm-2am. 2 for 1 cocktail, 5pm-closing. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

New Day Block Party @ Great Northern
New Year's Day large electronic music event, with dozens of DJs: Justin Martin, Blondish, Honey Dijon, Dusty Rhino Art Car, Pink Mammoth and more; art installations, Burning Man art cars, aerial performances, food trucks, and more. $15-$35. 4am-7pm. 119 Utah St. https://www.thegreatnorthernsf.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.

Recovery Party @ Lone Star Saloon
DJ Marcos Moreno spins the post-NYE event. No cover. 9am-3pm. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.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


Tuesday, Jan. 2

Cock Shot @ Beaux
Shot specials and adult Bingo games, with DJs Chad Bays and Riley Patrick, at the new weekly night. No cover. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Hella Saucy @ Q Bar
Queer dance party at the stylish intimate bar. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.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
Open mic for women and queer comics, with host Irene Tu. 6pm-8pm. 4 Valencia St.

Karaoke Night @ The Stud
Sing Till It Hurts with hostess Sister Flora; 2 for 1 happy hour, 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/

Naked Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Strip down with the strippers at the clothing-optional night. $20. 9pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

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.

Stag @ Powerhouse
Single, or a couple looking for an extra? Cruise it up. $5. 5pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

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

Underwear Night @ Club OMG
Weekly underwear night includes free clothes check, and drink specials; Santa hats welcome. $4. 10pm-2am. Preceded by Open Mic Comedy, 7pm, no cover. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.com


Wednesday, Jan. 3

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. No cover. 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 5pm-12am. 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

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

Juicy @ Club OMG
Weekly women's event at the intimate Mid-market nightclub, with DJ Micah Tron. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.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

Movie Night @ SF Eagle
Enjoy drinks and a flick, with trivia games and prizes. 8pm-2am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

Pan Dulce @ Beaux
The hot weekly Latin dance night with sexy gogo guys, drag divas and more, with Club Papi's Frisco Robbie and Fabian Torres. $7. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Hump @ Powerhouse
DJ Jim Collins plays vinyl grooves. 7pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.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


Thursday, Jan. 4

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/

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

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

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

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The Country-Western line-dancing two-stepping dance night. $5. lessons at 5:30pm, dancing til 10:30pm. Also Sundays. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org

Thirsty Thursdays @ Moby Dick
Happy hour at the Castro bar. 5pm-8pm. 4049 18th St. http://www.mobydicksf.com/

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. $5-$10. 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

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

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


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

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