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Social Club Events

Most events at The Academy are for Members and invited guests. If you are interested in becoming a member, please click below to learn more.

  • Academy Live: Piano Bar with Russell Deason
    Nov 27, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    The Academy, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Bring some classy, whimsical enjoyment to your Saturday evening with a cabaret piano soiree led by Russell Deason!
  • An Evening with HRC San Francisco Bay Area
    Dec 01, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST
    The Academy, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Join us for our latest collaboration with HRC, find out more about what’s in store for 2022 and how you can help support the rights of our LGBTQ+ community.
  • Wine Wednesdays
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Dec 01
    The Academy
    Dec 01, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM PST
    The Academy, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Wine Wednesdays happens every week in the Tasting Room at The Academy, with special offerings, retail bottle discounts, and most importantly, fellow wine lovers to laugh with and help each other get through the week. Cheers!
  • Academy Book Club: "A Place I’ve Never Been" by David Leavitt
    Dec 01, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM PST
    The Academy, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Academy Book Club is a monthly meet up aimed toward LGBTQ subjects, but welcome to all.
  • Academy of Wine: Extra Credit
    Thu, Dec 02
    The Academy SF
    Dec 02, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST
    The Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Sit in on a staff tasting with Wine Director Michael Wells in this mini-event that offers nuggets of wine knowledge along with a curated tasting. Bonus points for all attendees!
  • First Fridays Member Social
    Fri, Dec 03
    The Academy
    Dec 03, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM PST
    The Academy, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    First Fridays at The Academy is our chance to get together, welcome our newest Members, and celebrate our community. Come join us!
  • The Speakeasy: Down Low
    Sat, Dec 04
    The Academy Speakeasy
    Dec 04, 8:00 PM – Dec 05, 12:00 AM
    The Academy Speakeasy, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    The Speakeasy just got easier! On Saturdays, slide in via the side door and saddle up to the bar for rotating spirit tastings. This week: specialty bourbons
  • Academy Prep School
    Wed, Dec 08
    The Academy
    Dec 08, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM PST
    The Academy, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Members — get acquainted (or re-acquainted) with The Academy and all that your membership has to offer by attending Prep School!
  • The Speakeasy: Down Low
    Sat, Dec 11
    The Academy Speakeasy
    Dec 11, 8:00 PM – Dec 12, 12:00 AM
    The Academy Speakeasy, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    The Speakeasy just got easier! On Saturdays, slide in via the side door and saddle up to the bar for rotating spirit tastings.
  • "Toast to the Season" with SF Bay Times & Golden Gate Business Association
    Dec 14, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM PST
    The Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Come to The Academy for a holiday celebration with the SF Bay Times and Golden Gate Business Association, featuring emcee Liam Mayclem and DJ Rockaway with hosts from both organizations.
  • Academy Homeroom: Bubbles & Pâte à Choux
    Dec 15, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM PST
    The Academy, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Learn how to make this versatile dough with a demonstration from Chef David Groff. Attendees will enjoy bubbles and gougères (think cheesy puff appetizers), and you will leave with your new go-to recipe for all your holiday soirées!
  • Academy of Wine: Canard-Duchêne - 6pm
    Dec 16, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PST
    The Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Join wine director Michael Wells for the last Academy of Wine of the year with Champagne house Canard-Duchêne! We are presenting two seatings for this event, at 6pm & 8:30pm.
  • Academy of Wine: Canard-Duchêne - 8:30pm
    Dec 16, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM PST
    The Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Join wine director Michael Wells for the last Academy of Wine of the year with Champagne house Canard-Duchêne! We are presenting two seatings for this event, at 6pm & 8:30pm.
  • The Academy's Annual Holiday Party: Naughty & Nice
    Dec 18, 8:00 PM PST – Dec 19, 12:00 AM PST
    The Academy, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Join hostess Donna Sachet, pianist Russell Deason, and Santa's sexy elves for an unforgettable party to celebrate the season in style! Whether you've been naughty or nice this year, all are welcome!
  • Academy Homeroom: Figure Drawing
    Thu, Dec 23
    The Academy
    Dec 23, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    The Academy, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Figure Drawing returns to Academy Homeroom this December! This event is open to all skill levels.
  • Holiday Social w/ QueerSF MeetUp Group
    Dec 30, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PST
    The Academy, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Join us for a holiday mix & mingle with Academy members, plus our special guests—members of the "QueerSF" MeetUp group
  • The Academy Goes to Puerto Rico
    Wed, May 04
    San Juan, Puerto Rico
    May 04, 2022, 12:00 PM – May 08, 2022, 10:00 PM
    San Juan, Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Join us for an unforgettable experience in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, San Juan, PR! RSVP now to receive more information from our travel coordinator.