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Wednesday, December 12

Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale: Wednesday | 80% Off
Wednesday, December 12 – All Day | Cost: 80% Off | Chronicle Books HQ
Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale: Wednesday | 80% Off

Need some last minute gifts but don’t want to pay outrageous last minute shipping costs?  Stock up on holiday gifts and save 80% off hundreds of selected titles at the Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale on December 12-14, 2012. Choose from cookbooks, children’s books, lifestyle + ...

Nutella Breakfast Tour: Free Samples & Giveaways | Justin Herman Plaza
Wednesday, December 12 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
Nutella Breakfast Tour: Free Samples & Giveaways | Justin Herman Plaza

On Wednesday, December 12 the Nutella Breakfast Tour truck will be parked on Don Chee Way (near Justin Hermann Plaza) from 9am to 2pm.

Interdependence Day: Free Lumber & Compost with SF’s Reuse Guru | Bayshore
Wednesday, December 12 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Recology San Franicsco
Interdependence Day: Free Lumber & Compost with SF's Reuse Guru | Bayshore

Join Bob Besso from SF Recology for a salvaged garden lumber and compost giveaway at the Recology’s San Francisco transfer station on 12-12-12, 10am to 2pm as they participate in 12/12/12 Interdependence Day.
Bob Besso from Recology is an active member of the San Francisco Urban Agriculture Alliance and a …

Interdependence Day: Urban Farming & Breadmaking Workshops | Hayes Valley
Wednesday, December 12 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Hayes Valley Farm
Interdependence Day: Urban Farming & Breadmaking Workshops | Hayes Valley

Join Hayes Valley Farm as they participating in 12/12/12 – Interdependence Day Celebration.
There will be Cob Oven Breadmaking and Pizza, Growing Potatoes, Urban Farming and Homesteading Skillshares, Potlucks, Kitchen Garden Design Workshops and Installations, Honey Sales, Volunteer Work Parties and more.

Free San Francisco City Chorus Holiday Concert | Financial District
Wednesday, December 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Wells Fargo History Museum
Free San Francisco City Chorus Holiday Concert | Financial District

Come to a free holiday concert by the San Francisco City Chorus and enjoy heartwarming music and complimentary treats to celebrate the season.
The Chorus will fill the Wells Fargo museum with their caroling spirit, so drop in for a short break or stay longer to view …

Beats for Lunch Party: MOM DJs & Free Top Chef Lunch | SF
Wednesday, December 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Includes lunch. Advance tickets are recommended.
| Monarch
Beats for Lunch Party: MOM DJs & Free Top Chef Lunch | SF

Beats for Lunch presents a special Top Chef edition of their lunchtime dance party with Motown on Mondays (MOM) DJs.
Chef Josie from TV’s Top Chef will be creating a tasty lunch for party-goers. Limited meals will be available so buy your ticket ($5) in advance.
Motown …

Startup Holiday Party: Free Food, Drinks & Interview w/ Santa | Redwood City
Wednesday, December 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| YouDazzle HQ
Startup Holiday Party: Free Food, Drinks & Interview w/ Santa | Redwood City

Join Startup Grind on December 12 to enjoy some complimentary food and drinks and to welcome Santa Claus, Founder and CEO of The North Pole.
Free, but RSVP is required.
They are aiming  to host the worlds biggest un-corporate holiday party for startups, entrepreneurs and small business …

Schmooze & Booze Eco Chanukah Party | Sports Basement Bryant
Wednesday, December 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
Schmooze & Booze Eco Chanukah Party | Sports Basement Bryant

Join EcoJews for a Chanukah celebration to schmooze, celebrate and stock up on outdoor gear while helping EcoJews of the Bay on December 12, 2012.
Free, but RSVP is required.
They’ll be “camped out” in a semi-private area of the store to light our eco-friendly LED chanukiah and …

Mundo Maya 12.12.12: All-Female Mariachi Performance | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, December 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Galería de la Raza
Mundo Maya 12.12.12: All-Female Mariachi Performance | Mission Dist.

Saturday, December 12: 6pm-8pm / Virgin de Guadalupe ceremony
Dinastia Torres, all-female mariachi group, will pay tribute to La Virgen De Guadalupe at Galería.

Blow Pop Happy Hour: Naytronix DJ set | Mission District
Wednesday, December 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shot of sake with RSVP.
| Blowfish Sushi
Blow Pop Happy Hour: Naytronix DJ set | Mission District

Noise Pop, Blowfish Sushi To Die For and Trumer Pilsner are proud to announce the final Blow Pop Happy Hour of the year on December 12 with a special guest DJ set from tUnE-yArDs bassist Naytronix.
Free, but if you RSVP you’ll get a free shot …

Shipwrecks at the Golden Gate: Archaeology Talk | Presidio
Wednesday, December 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Montgomery Street Barracks
Shipwrecks at the Golden Gate: Archaeology Talk | Presidio

Come learn about the variety of shipwrecks hidden deep beneath the bay as Dr. James Delgado, international shipwreck expert and maritime archaeologist, speaks of sunken treasures in the Golden Gate Strait.
Dr. Delgado will be introduced by co-author and National Park Service historian Stephen Haller.

Penn Jillette’s Book Event “Atheist Holiday” | North Bay
Wednesday, December 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Book Passage (Corte Madera)
Penn Jillette's Book Event

Join Penn Jillette for an Atheist Holiday, in celebration of his latest book, Every Day is An Atheist Holiday, on Wednesday, December 12, 2012.
The larger, louder half of legendary magic act Penn & Teller, and New York Times-bestselling author of God, No!, is back with a new collection of spiritual …

SFSU Literary Release Party: Readings, Music & Snacks | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, December 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted and raffle is not free.
| Joe Goode Annex
SFSU Literary Release Party: Readings, Music & Snacks | Mission Dist.

Come celebrate the unveiling of Fourteen Hills: The SFSU Review issue 19.1 with readings, music, complimentary refreshments, and a raffle at its release party, December 12, 2012, 7-10pm at the Joe Goode Annex in the Mission.
Guest readers (and 19.1 contributors) include Emily Ballaine, Renato Escudero, …

2012 Holiday RAWk Bazaar: Live Art, Fashion Show & DJs | SF
2012 Holiday RAWk Bazaar: Live Art, Fashion Show & DJs | SF

Join RAW SF on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 1015 Folsom for a holiday RAWk event with underground art, a fashion show, live painting and music, as well as a holiday bazaar featuring some the Bay’s treasures – from accessories to fashion to DIY gifts …

GoGo Craft’s DIY Tote Bag Workshop | SF
Wednesday, December 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE but RSVP is required. Call 415-355-5770 to register. 
| Parkside Branch Library
GoGo Craft's DIY Tote Bag Workshop | SF

Make a holiday gift tote (or keep it for yourself) with this fun hand-sewing workshop.
GoGo Craft will teach you how to make a customized tote bag that is perfect for carrying your library books or shopping at your local farmer’s market. Appliqué a cotton tote …

Old City Hall: Corruption & Racism in 19th Century SF
Wednesday, December 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Old City Hall: Corruption & Racism in 19th Century SF

 Glenn Lym presents an architectural and political history of the 27-year project of building the original City Hall, a building that fell down in the 1906 earthquake, revealing deeply inadequate and corrupt building practices. Meanwhile, when contruction began in the 1870s, the white working class …

lOAKal Free Concert: Joe Rut & Loretta Lynch | Oakland
Wednesday, December 12 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parish
lOAKal Free Concert: Joe Rut & Loretta Lynch | Oakland

Joe Rut‘s fans have compared him to influences as disparate as Todd Snider, They Might Be Giants, The Grateful Dead, Frank Zappa, and Ween. His live shows have earned him a cult status, among those in-the-know, as a crafty guitarist and a clever songwriter who …

Dream Queens Revue: Happy Holidaze Show | SF
Wednesday, December 12 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but reservations are suggested at dreamqueensreview@gmail.com
| Aunt Charlie's Lounge
Dream Queens Revue: Happy Holidaze Show | SF

More sparkly than the Christmas tree in Union Square, this drag show will feature Collette LeGrande, Ruby Slippers, Sophilya Leggz, Bobby Ashton, Sheena Rose, Kipper, Davida Ashton, Joie de Vivre.
Reservations suggested, so contact dreamqueensreview@gmail.com

Every Wednesday

Free Outdoor Workout: Stairs, Core & Endurance | Pac Heights
Every Wednesday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Kezar Stadium
Free Outdoor Workout: Stairs, Core & Endurance | Pac Heights

Every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am, gather at Alta Plaza Park for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city.
The half hour workouts are different each week, but consist of  boot camp style workouts like running hills, core …

$1 Book Sale | SF Main Library
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
$1 Book Sale | SF Main Library

From April – October in 2014, the San Francisco Public Library host weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library.
All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco …

Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero
Every Wednesday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Autodesk Design Gallery & Tour | Embarcadero

The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates the design process that takes a great idea and turns it into a reality.
With more than 20 different exhibits regularly on display that showcase the innovative work of Autodesk customers, the gallery illustrates the role …

Castro Farmers’ Market | SF
Every Wednesday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Castro Farmers' Market | SF

Every Wednesday night throughout the season, March 12 to December 17, 2014, Noe Street is abloom with fresh fruits and vegetables as the Castro Farmers’ Market brings California’s best to the neighborhood.
The farmers’ market is open 4-8 pm, rain or shine, but it doesn’t hurt to be …

Color Me Badd Wednesdays: ’90s Jams & Coloring Contests | SoMa
Every Wednesday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover, but bring cash for drinks and tips.
Color Me Badd Wednesdays: '90s Jams & Coloring Contests | SoMa

That local deadbeat-of-love, Broke Ass Stuart, is throwing his own ’90s R&B jam happy hour at Monarch on Wednesdays from 5:30-9:30 pm.
Broke Ass Stuart will be the guest bartender.
Plus, there will be coloring books and crayons at the bar, so you can get your color me …

Karma Cinema: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway
Karma Cinema: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway

Time to get generous; The New Parkway Theater is letting you pay-what-you-wish for a movie ticket every Wednesday night.
Theater doors open at 6 pm every Wednesday and every movie (albeit a few exceptions like private events) will be offered on a sliding scale of a penny (if …

Queeraoke: Rock Star Stage & Prizes | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pandora karaoke & bar
Queeraoke: Rock Star Stage & Prizes | SF

Queeraoke takes place every Wednesday from 6 pm to 2 am at the Pandora Karaoke & Bar, which features a stage that will make you feel like a rock star, 50″ plasma TVs, wireless mics, and an excellent sound system.
There is never a cover and you can win prizes …

Free Circus Class Day: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Circus Center
Free Circus Class Day: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF

Come and play with all the fun circus toys that fit under the Circus Center‘s roof every Wednesday.
Circus Skills Jam Class
Most Wednesdays | 7 to 9 pm
Free but RSVP Required - class has 25 person maximum. Please make sure to check-in before 7:45pm.
Age limits: Everyone age 8 …

The Muffin Men Comedy Show & Sketch Videos | SF
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | the sip bar 787 broadway. san francisco, ca
The Muffin Men Comedy Show & Sketch Videos | SF

The Muffin Men present the only Bay Area show that combines sketch videos with live stand up comedy in one hilarious night.
Feel Woods and Papp Johnson are part of the #HellaFunny comedy group and bring their unique brand of comedy to the swanked out Sip …

The Business: $5 Alternative Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Dark Room Theater
The Business: $5 Alternative Comedy Night | Mission Dist.

The Business is one of the best alternative comedy shows in SF and features comedians from Comedy Central, SXSW, and the Comedians of Comedy tour.
This weekly Wednesday night comedy gig features a rotating cast of comedians, but most often features their main headliners Nato Green, Sean …

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with a drink special purchase.
| Monroe
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF

Try your hand (literally) at the Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl starting in North Beach. Get lubricated on $3.50 drink specials, win prizes (like best athletic wear… ’cause you need great threads to show your RPS moves) and the tournament champ wins a $50 bar tab …

Free Wednesday Concert Night | Haight
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP on Eventbrite or $5 at the door
| The Milk Bar
Free Wednesday Concert Night | Haight

The Milk Bar hosts their favorite bands on their weekly series, Milk Was A Bad Choice.
Each show is free with an RSVP on Eventbrite, or $5 at the door.
All shows will include live bands and a themed pop-up kitchen.

“Housepitality” DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa

Housepitality SF gives you a reason to come out dancing every Wednesday night with world-class artists and free champagne.
Free, but an RSVP is required and you must arrive before 11 pm. Otherwise, it’s $5 before 11 pm or $10 after.
Enjoy free champagne from 9-10 pm and $5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality …

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