Events for November 8, 2012
Thursday, November 8
Shop until your heart’s content at the brand new outlet mall, Paragon Outlets, in Livermore. The grand opening celebration will kick off at 10 am with champagne, confetti and a ribbon cutting ceremony.
In addition to live entertainment throughout the day, there will also be in-store …
Take your workout outdoors and learn how to use urban landscapes in your fitness routine from certified trainers at the My City is My Gym pop-up fitness site at Pier 39 in San Francisco.
Legendary San Francisco 49er Jerry Rice will be unveiling the site on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
In honor of its 60th anniversary, Morrison Planetarium will screen a mini-marathon of its three recent productions: Fragile Planet, Life: A Cosmic Story, and Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet, preceded by a Tour of the Night Sky at 6:30.
Planetarium Director Ryan Wyatt and his …
Join KQED’s Cy Musiker and a panel of San Francisco entrepreneurs and community leaders (SF Made, Rickshaw Bagworks, La Cocina and others) as they explore the local marketplace, the benefits of buying local, and the distinct procurement culture that makes the SF Bay Area so …
Learn about how self-driving vehicles became reality with a talk on how Nevada’s groundbreaking autonomous driving law was passed at Stanford Law School on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
How an (Autonomous Driving) Bill Becomes a Law Schedule:
6 pm: Reception – First Floor Law School Lobby – Stanford Law School
7 pm: Panel …
Learn about real food fermentation by preserving whole fresh food with live cultures in your home kitchen at a mini-workshop at Omnivore Books on Food from 6-7 pm on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
Preserve your favorite foods through every season with Real Food Fermentation. Control your …
Meet San Francisco chef and cookbook author Gabi Moskowitz, alternatively known as the BrokeAss Gourmet, at her book signing at Park and Pond in San Francisco from 6-8 pm on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
She’ll be dishing out samples from the recipes in the book for you …
Joshu+Vela is celebrating the launch of their pop-up shop with a block party on Valencia Street from 6-10 pm on November 8, 2012.
The following shops will be open late for the occasion:
Accident & Artifact
Four Barrel Coffee
For one night only, Joshu+Vela will be offering a 15% …
Knocking on Heaven’s Door is a lecture on post-1906 San Francisco Earthquake photography with Dr. Rodger C. Birt.
Start your holiday shopping off right with a holiday wine tasting party.
Enjoy complimentary tastings of La Crema Chardonnay and Pinot Noir perfectly paired with small bites while you relax into an evening of holiday shopping.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
The Mill Valley Public Library is proud to sponsor the West Coast launch of “Best American Poetry 2012″ on November 8, 2012.
Started in 1988 by writer and poet David Lehman, this annual anthology has become one of the mainstays of the poetry publication world.
RSVP is recommended …
Celebrate fat activist and sex educator Virgie Tovar’s new anthology Hot & Heavy at her launch party at The Booksmith on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
Enjoy complimentary cupcakes and champagne. Virgie will talk about her latest book and will be joined by fellow contributors.
Join the opening night of SF Indie’s Documentary Festival at Brava Theater with a screening of “Working Class” and a after-party with complimentary beer and wine, music and art show.
Get tickets for $5 with our promo code “FUNCHEAP”
“Working Class” is a neat juxtaposition of two …
Ben Sollee is an American cellist, singer-songwriter, and composer known for his innovative playing style, genre-bending songwriting, electrifying performances, political activism, and wide appeal.
Opening is Brooklyn based Grammy nominated writer and multi instrumentalis Luke Reynolds.
The same week as Skyfall hits theaters, one winner gets a 007-themed nail polish set – OPI James Bond Bond-ettes Mini Set (Golden Eye, The Spy Who Loved Me, The World Is Not Enough, Live and Let Die).
Nov. 8th guests include:
Jason Wheeler – One of the best comics on the West Coast. Extremely Pretty.
Sal Calanni – NBC’s Trauma, The Sal & Angelo podcast, feature film Lucifer’s Crewcut
Kevin O’Shea – Independent Film Channel, SF Sketchfest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival
Cara Tramantano – Creator of Monday …
Cheer on your favorite ladies from behind the bar as they rival each other in a wicked battle of arm wrestling at 9 pm on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
SF Ladies Arm Wrestling Bar Battle
Thursday, November 8, 2012 (9p)
Thee Parkside, 1600 17th St. @ Wisconsin
Half a dozen …
Twang Honky Tonk & Country Jamboree is your San Francisco HQ for The PBR, Stagecoach and NASCAR. A nothing-fancy, fun and casual place to hang out with fellow country music fans, dancin’ to contemporary country music all night with classic, outlaw and swing thrown in.
Expect to get your Twang …
Deep East is a weekly dance party held on Thursday nights at Lounge 3411 in Oakland. Each crew member is an accomplished DJ in their own right, and all are East Bay residents.
They came together out of mutual respect, love of deep beats, and a …