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Saturday, December 17

Free Parking Saturday | Oakland
Free Parking Saturday | Oakland
Leave your quarters at home (but bring your watch) and go shopping in Oakland on Saturday, December 17 and 24. The city of Oakland will offer free parking at meters and parking kiosks to encourage holiday shoppers to check out their local merchants. Time limits stated ...
Free Portrait Day | Mission
Saturday, December 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Intersection for the Arts
Free Portrait Day | Mission
Come in for an afternoon of music and free portraiture. The aim is to provide photos for the holidays or for keepsakes. Those who get their portraits taken will be able to receive a copy within the following Monday/Tuesday. Photography by: Allison Ekevara Kitpowsong Brandon Reed Reynaldo Cayetano Jr. Music ...

Golden State Warriors Tix: 25% Off Deal
Saturday, December 17 – All Day | Cost: 25% Off | Oracle Arena
Golden State Warriors Tix: 25% Off Deal
  The NBA strike is over! But now it’s a shortened 66-game schedule where every night will count. The 2011-12 season starts on December 20th, so to bring back some goodwill among their fans, the Warriors are looking to pack Oracle Arena by offering some ace ticket ...
Punk Swap Meet Party | Speakeasy Ales
Saturday, December 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Speakeasy Brewery
Punk Swap Meet Party | Speakeasy Ales
Get together and support the scene at Speakeasy Ales & Lagers. Grab a fresh pint and browse through tables sellingrecords, zines, tapes, and other crafts. Bring your own stuff to swap – there is no fee to participate and all money you make is yours. Join the tape swap – ...
2nd Annual Claus Crawl | Oakland
Saturday, December 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donate an unwrapped toy for discounted drinks
2nd Annual Claus Crawl | Oakland
Dust off that Santa suit or pull out that Santa hat for the Annual Claus Crawl and toy drive in downtown Oakland. Donate an unwrapped toy for the Family Giving Tree and receive a wristband good for 3 hours of happy hour priced holiday libations at Ozumo ...
FuncheapSF Holiday Party 2011 | SF
Saturday, December 17 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required at Facebook
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
FuncheapSF Holiday Party 2011 | SF
Free Beer, Free Nibbles, Free Stuff, Fun & Games – get ready for the 2011 FuncheapSF Holiday Party on the evening of December 17, 2011! FuncheapSF and One Brick (our favorite local volunteering organization) are taking over Sports Basement on Bryant Street and bringing in free ...
FuncheapSF Giveaway: A Year’s Worth of Peet’s Coffee
Saturday, December 17 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*One winner at the FuncheapSF Holiday party will with a 12 months of Peet's certificate
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
FuncheapSF Giveaway: A Year's Worth of Peet's Coffee
Funcheap has the hook up for you to win a year’s worth of Peet’s Coffee. You read that right… we’re going to be giving some lucky reader some serious jitters and caffeine buzz (or tea, if you like) for 12 whole months. To help benefit the SF ...
Free Food, Drinks at MGA Christmas Party | Pete’s Tavern
Saturday, December 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Pete's Tavern - Cooperstown Room
Free Food, Drinks at MGA Christmas Party | Pete's Tavern
Come one come all to the first annual MGA Healthcare Christmas Party. Enjoy free food and drinks at Pete’s Tavern in San Francisco in the Cooperstown Room. There will also be a raffle with some great prizes. Free with RSVP.
Pole Dancing Night & Xmas Party | SF
Saturday, December 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Studio Botan
Pole Dancing Night & Xmas Party | SF
Celebrate the holidays at Studio Botan, San Francisco’s pole dancing destination with a “pole jam” and some light drinks and snacks. If you’ve been taking classes, then bring your friends to showcase what you’ve been learning. Around 7pm there will be performances by the creative director, ...
49th Street All-Stars feat. Dan Lebowitz (ALO) | Mission Dist.
Saturday, December 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Tikva Records
49th Street All-Stars feat. Dan Lebowitz (ALO) | Mission Dist.
Featuring Dan Lebowitz (ALO), Scott Law, Nicki Bluhm, Joe Kyle Jr (The Waybacks), Jordan Feinstein, and Dale Fanning. Bringing in several all-star players from the greater jam-band community, these select musicians will play tunes honoring the Jewish songwriters that recorded at the famous Brill Building in ...
Free Holiday Screen Printing Party | SF
Saturday, December 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free if you bring your own T-Shirts
| Anthem Screen Printing
Free Holiday Screen Printing Party | SF
Join Anthem Screen Printing for their 2nd annual holiday screen printing party. Choose from 6 different holiday-themed designs and print as many shirts as your heart desires. Blank shirts will be available for $5 each, or bring up to 5 of your own T-Shirts to ...
Free Shot & Ugly Sweater Party | Fuel SF
Saturday, December 17 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP
| FUEL SF
Free Shot & Ugly Sweater Party | Fuel SF
Finally wear grandma’s knitted gifts at Fuel SF’s Christmas Party with DJ Romeo Reyes. Wear an ugly sweater and receive a free shot. At FUEL SF, the year round theme is always Cabaret, so one can only imagine how Ms Claus has evolved at one of their ...
Salted Holiday DJ Party | Mighty
Saturday, December 17 – 10:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 before 11pm
| The Great Northern
Salted Holiday DJ Party | Mighty
The annual Salted “Holiday Celebration,” takes place on Saturday, December 17th at Mighty. Special guest Lisa Shaw will grace us with her sweet and sultry vocals, alongside residents Miguel Migs and Julius Papp. Adding to the festive spirit will be the Pink Mammoth crew, as ...
San Francisco Midnight Mystery Bike Ride | SF
Saturday, December 17 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | TBA - Day of event on the website
San Francisco Midnight Mystery Bike Ride | SF
Every Third Saturday you are invited to join the San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride on an adventure through the streets of San Francisco. Check with Midnight Mystery Ride on the day of the ride for start locations. No advance warning! Only the ride leader knows the destination so ...

Every Saturday

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley

Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday.
Free Community Yoga Class
Every Saturday | 10 am
Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA
FREE
Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome.

Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF

Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks.
Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement

The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the …

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move Game Store

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday.
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show
Every Saturday | 8 pm
It’s Your Move Game Store, 4920 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
$5
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the …

Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore
Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore

Come relax in the Heritage Lounge of 1300 on Fillmore and listen a free jazz performance during Saturday Night Live Music.
The band lineup will change weekly and they do take some Saturdays off so make sure to check the schedule to see who’s performing.
There is no cover …

Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Made Up Theatre
Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont

Come out for a night of big laughs as The 5 Play cast explores the fun, exciting, and silly nature of human relationships in an unforgettable show of completely improvised scenes and stories every Saturday at 10 pm.
5 Play will perform a fully improvised 45 …

The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF

Sid Singh hosts the craziest show in the city where you get to see standup, improv, and then you get on stage to do improv.
If you want, you can also just sit and laugh at the other people doing improv. No one is here to make …

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