Snowflakes on Market
Fairs & Festivals
Snowflakes on Market
Lighting ceremony of gorgeous "snowflakes" on market with SF Ballet
Volunteering for Thanksgiving
Holidays
Volunteering for Thanksgiving
Find opportunities to give back over the holidays
The Undie Party
Freebies
The Undie Party
Show up in your undies on Tuesday for a free mini shopping spree

Monday, November 24

Free VIP Lounge & Snacks for Chase United Card Holders | Westfield SF
Monday, November 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free only if you have a Chase United credit card.
| Westfield San Francisco Centre
Free VIP Lounge & Snacks for Chase United Card Holders | Westfield SF

Got a Chase United credit card? Then you’re in for a treat. The Chase United VIP Lounge has opened up for a limited time at Westfield San Francisco Centre from November 24 – December 24, 2014, 11 am until mall closing. Relax at the VIP ...

Free SFJAZZ Monday Night Band Concert | Palo Alto
Monday, November 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Oshman Family JCC (Palo Alto)
Free SFJAZZ Monday Night Band Concert | Palo Alto

Enjoy a free concert directed by acclaimed musician and innovative band leader Adam Theis.
The SFJAZZ Monday Night Band is a 12-week, by-audition program. Members of this jazz orchestra have the opportunity to learn unique arrangements as well as original compositions, culminating in two performances – …

Super Trashed Bros Tournament: Crowdsourced Drinking Game | SF
Monday, November 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Soda Popinski's
Super Trashed Bros Tournament: Crowdsourced Drinking Game | SF

One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed Bros brings together comedy, video games and alcohol at Soda Popinski’s in San Francisco.
Comedians Jesse McGrath (SF Sketchfest), OJ Patterson (Sylvan Productions), and a panel of merrymakers as they virtually battle amongst themselves while physically battling inebriation. Audience participation …

Tech vs. Arts: Free Outdoor Dance & Music Performance | SF
Monday, November 24 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | 80 Turk
Tech vs. Arts: Free Outdoor Dance & Music Performance | SF

Jess Curtis/Gravity presents a free site-specific outdoor performance as part of The Dance That Documents Itself, a dance-based performance exploring the impacts of tech on artists, art-making, and art spaces in San Francisco. There will be performance. There will be music. There will be dancing, ...

Win Tix: The Best of Broke Ass Stuart: “Love Notes & Other Disasters” | Win a Free Zine
Monday, November 24 – All Day | Cost: WIN*
*Win a copy of Broke Ass Stuart's "Love Notes & Other Disasters"
| San Francisco Bay Area
The Best of Broke Ass Stuart:

Love Notes and Other Disasters is a 60 page collection of Broke Ass Stuart’s most popular pieces (like Living in San Francisco Means, Why You Should F*ck a Writer, and Smelling the Things She Dreamed Of) mixed in with things that have never been published …

Tuesday, November 25

Free Desigual Fashion Giveaway: The “Undie Party” | Union Square
Tuesday, November 25 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for the first 100 people over 18 in line
| Desigual (SF)
Free Desigual Fashion Giveaway: The

Kick off Black Friday sales and kick off your knickers with Desigual on Tuesday morning, November 25, 2014. The Barcelona-based brand invites San Francisco to take it all off and score some free fashion.
The first 100 guests who line up in their undies will be …

2014 Free Turkey Giveaway: 10,000 Pounds of Turkeys | Walnut Creek
2014 Free Turkey Giveaway: 10,000 Pounds of Turkeys | Walnut Creek

If you’re in need of a turkey for Thanksgiving to provide for your family, you’re in luck. 1515 Restaurant in Walnut Creek will once again be giving away 10,000 pounds worth of frozen turkeys to anyone in need this season at at the restaurant’s front …

2014 “Snowflakes on Market” Lighting Ceremony, SF Ballet & Live Jazz | SF
Tuesday, November 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Cable Car Turnaround (Market/Powell)
2014

The 7th Annual Market Street Snowflake Lighting ceremony will feature live music as city officials will count down to the illumination of 202 five foot tall LED illuminated snowflakes on Market Street’s signature “Path of Gold” light poles in front of the cable car turn-around at Powell and Market streets.
2014 Snowflakes on …

SF History Night: Earthquake, Fire & Epidemic | Noe Valley
Tuesday, November 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 for general public. Free if you're an SFHA member
| St. Philip's Church
SF History Night: Earthquake, Fire & Epidemic | Noe Valley

Gladys Hansen, San Francisco’s archivist emeritus, has dedicated her career to researching and sharing information about the 1906 earthquake and fire.
One of her accomplishments has been to identify the actual number of people who died in the 1906 disaster. She has written several books about …

Wednesday, November 26

Magical Holiday Window Displays & Art Dolls | Shreve & Co.
Wednesday, November 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Shreve & Co.
Magical Holiday Window Displays & Art Dolls | Shreve & Co.

Shreve & Co. has installed their annual magical holiday windows in both their locations – Union Square in San Francisco, and the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto.
2014 Themes
Come gawk at these masterfully painted dolls.

Shreve & Co. San Francisco (200 Post St) – theme is “A …

Pre-Thanksgiving Farmers Market Day | Ferry Building
Wednesday, November 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Pre-Thanksgiving Farmers Market Day | Ferry Building

Take care of your last minute shopping right before the big day. In addition to the regular Saturday and Tuesday Ferry Plaza Farmers Markets, there will be a special market on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
Visit all the usual Thursday vendors, with special appearances by some of your …

12-ft Tall “St. Francis Sugar Tree” Unveiling, Cookies & Hot Cocoa | Westin St. Francis
Wednesday, November 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Westin St. Francis
12-ft Tall “St. Francis Sugar Tree” Unveiling, Cookies & Hot Cocoa | Westin St. Francis

In celebration of the holiday season, The Westin St. Francis will debut the 12-feet tall “St. Francis Sugar Tree” featuring more than 1,000 pieces of glistening candy made from pulled and blown sugar embellishing five large circular layers.
Come out to the unveiling of this spectacular sight on …

2014 Lotus Indian Restaurant Free Thanksgiving Dinner | North Bay
Wednesday, November 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lotus Cuisine of India
2014 Lotus Indian Restaurant Free Thanksgiving Dinner | North Bay

For the 10th year in a row, the Lotus Family of Restaurants gives back to the community by hosting the annual free Thanksgiving Dinner on the night before Thanksgiving.
2014 Lotus Free Thanksgiving Dinner
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 | 5-9 pm
- Lotus Cuisine of India, 704 4th St, San …

Thursday, November 27

Free Airport Parking Deal for Thanksgiving | Oakland Airport
Thursday, November 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Must present coupon, airline e-ticket and a photo ID for deal
| Oakland International Airport
Free Airport Parking Deal for Thanksgiving | Oakland Airport

Oakland International Airport is offering up to 72 hours of free parking (up to a $66 value) between Thursday, November 27 through Thursday, December 25, 2014. Get up to 3 days of free parking in the Daily Lot if you depart on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. ...

2014 Free Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner | Santa Cruz
Thursday, November 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No reservations accepted. Food will run out. This is a first come, first serve basis.
| Cafe Gratitude (Santa Cruz)
2014 Free Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner | Santa Cruz

Cafe Gratitude’s annual Free Thanksgiving Meal will be hosted by their Santa Cruz restaurant on Thanksgiving Day.
2014 Free Thanksgiving Meal
Thursday, November 27, 2014 | 11 am to 2 pm
Cafe Gratitude, 103 Lincoln St., Santa Cruz
FREE
Have a raw and vegan Thanksgiving feast including a beverage, entree and dessert served with …

Volunteering for Thanksgiving in SF | A How-To Guide
Thursday, November 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Volunteering for Thanksgiving in SF | A How-To Guide

Take a moment and give back to the community this Thanksgiving.
Read on below for organizations across San Francisco and the Bay Area in need of volunteers to help spread food and warmth to those less fortunate.
>> Know of another volunteering opportunity for Thanksgiving 2014? …

Free Thanksgiving Dinner | East Bay
Thursday, November 27 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | First Lutheran Church (Concord)
Free Thanksgiving Dinner | East Bay

The First Lutheran Church in Concord hosts a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm on Thursday, November 27, 2014.
The dinner is organized by several Contra Costa churches and anybody in the community is welcome to come enjoy some food and cheer.
If you need …

1,000 Free Thanksgiving Dinners | Livermore
Thursday, November 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bothwell Arts Center
1,000 Free Thanksgiving Dinners | Livermore

For the 32nd year in a row the Livermore Community Thanksgiving Dinner will serve over 1,000 free hot meals, from turkey to desserts, in a full holiday atmosphere from noon to 5 pm on Thursday, November 27, 2014.
Redefine “extended family” and spend the day with …

2014 Vegan NoThanksgiving Potluck | East Bay
Thursday, November 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but please bring along a vegan dish to share for the potluck.
| Direct Action Everywhere House
2014 Vegan NoThanksgiving Potluck | East Bay

While people across the United States celebrate a holiday filled with both historical and continuing violence, Direct Action Everywhere will be hosting a NoThanksgiving event for those who are seeking an alternative on Thursday, November 27, 2014.
Schedule of the Day

Noon to 1 pm: Public demonstration …

Thanksgiving Day Guided Walking Tour | Japanese Tea Garden
Thursday, November 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 admission to the tea garden is required.
| Japanese Tea Garden
Thanksgiving Day Guided Walking Tour | Japanese Tea Garden

Relatives in town? Show off our beautiful city by taking them on one of San Francisco City Guides free guided walking tours of San Francisco’s greatest neighborhoods. There is a full slate of free tours on Thanksgiving weekend, Thursday through Sunday. Tour starting times range from ...

12th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner & Celebration | Oakland
Thursday, November 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Two Star Market
12th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner & Celebration | Oakland

Oakland’s Dimond District is home to Two Star Market which will host its 12th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner & Celebration from 1-4 pm on Thursday, November 27, 2014.
Dinner is free and and includes turkey, chicken, lots of side dishes, plus dessert and drinks.

2014 Free Spice Monkey Thanksgiving Dinner | Oakland
Thursday, November 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Drop off 15 canned goods and make a reservation.
| Spice Monkey Restaurant
2014 Free Spice Monkey Thanksgiving Dinner | Oakland

Want a free Thanksgiving Dinner at the yummy Spice Monkey restaurant in Oakland? Just donate 15 canned goods and make your reservation. 6th Annual Spice Monkey “Day of Giving” Thursday, November 27, 2014 | 4-7 pm Spice Monkey, 1628 Webster Street, Oakland FREE, but reservations are required. Please email everyone@spicemonkeyrestaurant.com. ...

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, November 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Looking to discover SF’s best local craft/artisan food vendors and special chef pop-ups? SoMa StrEat Food Park and Funcheap are putting on a Thursday Night Market called “StrEat Bazaar.” The focus is mostly craft food vendors, special pop-up restaurants, food trucks (of course) and some artists ...

Friday, November 28

Calorie-Burning, History-Learning Walking Tour Friday | 9 Free Tours
Friday, November 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free but donations accepted. $5 admission to the Japanese Tea Garden applies.
| All Over San Francisco
Calorie-Burning, History-Learning Walking Tour Friday | 9 Free Tours

Relatives in town? Show off our beautiful city by taking them on one of San Francisco City Guides free guided walking tours of San Francisco’s greatest neighborhoods. There is a full slate of free tours on Thanksgiving weekend, Thursday through Sunday. Tour starting times range from ...

Win Tix: 36th Annual Great Dickens Christmas Fair | Cow Palace
36th Annual Great Dickens Christmas Fair | Cow Palace

The Great Dickens Christmas Fair is a one-of-a-kind holiday adventure into Victorian London (aka the”Cow Palace”) – an elaborate party  through winding lanes filled with hundreds of costumed players performing and interacting with patrons in over 120,000 square feet of theatrically-lit music halls, pubs, dance …