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2012 Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market | SF
Sunday, December 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Concourse Exhibition Center
2012 Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market | SF

The Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Sale returns to Concourse Exhibition Center from 11am-6pm on December 15 + 16, 2012 where you’ll find 250+ of today’s very best indie crafters, exciting interactive workshops, DJs, food, booze + plenty more.

All of your last minute holiday-shopping needs are …

2012 Holidays on Fourth Street: Santa Photos & Sing-Along | Berkeley
Sunday, December 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fourth Street (Berkeley)
2012 Holidays on Fourth Street: Santa Photos & Sing-Along | Berkeley

Sing Along with Santa 12-1pm
Pictures with Santa 1-4pm

Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | Union Square
Sunday, December 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP via Meetup.com
| Union Square Park
Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | Union Square

Jericho is an urban spy game with Nerf guns played sneaky in public settings all over SF like malls and parks, where everyone assumes the role of a spy like a giant secret game of Capture the Flag. Each team of “agents” will carry out ...

Free Circus Variety Show: Sunday | SF
Sunday, December 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Circus Variety Show: Sunday | SF

‘Rockin’ Around the Big Top‘ is a free, family-oriented showcase presented by students, alumni, and community members from the training programs at Circus Center in San Francisco on December 14-16, 2012. Free, but RSVP is required. The show features aerial acts, ground acts, clowns, and ...

Santa 5k Run & Festival w/ Santa Rock Band | San Jose
Sunday, December 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the race and enjoy the race festival
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
Santa 5k Run & Festival w/ Santa Rock Band | San Jose

Catch the inaugural Santa Run Silicon Valley and watch a flurry of Santas whiz by on their 5k run through San Jose on Sunday, December 16, 2012.
Although sign ups to participate in the 5k are full, it should be fun for spectators to see up to 2,500 runners dressed up …

5th Annual Shaolin Kung Fu Exhibition | Chinatown
Sunday, December 16 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $6 | Chinese Culture Center
5th Annual Shaolin Kung Fu Exhibition | Chinatown

On Sunday, December 16, 2012 join the 5th anniversary of the Shaolin Kung Fu Exhibition, a festive event that includes Shaolin Kung Fu performances by Shaolin Masters and students from Shaolin Temple USA’s 3 culture centers in San Francisco, Fremont CA, Herndon VA, and Stanford …

49ers / Patriots Tailgate Party & Beer Tasting | SoMa
Sunday, December 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP, bring cash for food
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
49ers / Patriots Tailgate Party & Beer Tasting | SoMa

Come join Funcheap at SoMa StrEat Food Park for a Sunday evening of watching the 49ers (9-3-1) vs. Patriots (10-3), fun & games, a half-time beer tasting, giveaways, and, of course, food trucks!
And never fear the rain, there’s a nice big heated covered pavilion with …

9th Annual Holiday Lights Bike Ride & Potluck | SF
Sunday, December 16 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $5*
*Free for members, $5 for non-members.
| William McKinley Statue (The Panhandle)
9th Annual Holiday Lights Bike Ride & Potluck | SF

Get festive on SF Bike Coalition’s lively, annual two-wheelin’ pilgrimage to visit some of the city’s most stellar light displays on December 16, 2012.
Summon your creative holiday spirit and ring your silver bells, caroling all the way. Dress warm, don’t forget your bike lights, and …

Underground Films: Citizen Kane (1941) 16mm/Sound | Berkeley
Sunday, December 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations Accepted
| The Tannery
Underground Films: Citizen Kane (1941) 16mm/Sound | Berkeley

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
“Before Kane, nobody in Hollywood knew how to set music properly in movies,” wrote filmmaker François Truffaut in a 1967 essay. “Kane was the first, in fact the …

Win Tix: Christmas Comedy Jam | Cobb’s Comedy Club
Sunday, December 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $15
| Cobb's Comedy Club
Christmas Comedy Jam | Cobb's Comedy Club

A selection of the Bay Area’s comedians with headliner Kabir Singh.
Featuring Mario Montes, Caroline Young, Lisa Del Sol, Yuri Kagan, PX Floro Carrasco, and your host Ellis Rodriguez with a special guest performance by Bad Santa.

Black Mass before Christ Mass | Hemlock Tavern
Sunday, December 16 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hemlock Tavern
Black Mass before Christ Mass | Hemlock Tavern

Need to rage before the holidays? Join Mike Giant and DJ Dougernaut for their annual holiday party, Black Mass before Christ Mass featuring hardcore, metal, rock, punk, and drunk at the Hemlock on Sunday, December 16, 2012.
There will be posters for sale; all posters are $20.
We …

Every Sunday

The Free Book Store | East Bay
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bay Area Free Book Exchange
The Free Book Store | East Bay

Visit the Bay Area Free Book Exchange (open every Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm in El Cerrito) and take home up to 100 books for free.
Yes, all 10,000+ books on all the shelves are available to the public, free of charge. …

Free Rooftop Yoga Sundays | Lombardi Sports
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Rooftop Yoga Sundays | Lombardi Sports

Under the beautiful skies of San Francisco, join the Lombardi Sports for a Rooftop Yoga Class, a 60-minute all-levels yoga class designed to promote a healthy, well-balanced lifestyle.
During Rooftop Yoga, you’ll do standing, seated, and balancing postures, as well as inversions. The classes are designed …

Sunday Yoga in the Park | Dolores Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donation-based Yoga, pay whatever you can - Rain may cancel
| Dolores Park
Sunday Yoga in the Park | Dolores Park

Enjoy Yoga on Sundays in Dolores Park at 11 am, provided by the teachers of the Purusha Yoga community.
Come and play outdoors in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting and melting into the ground. Join up for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation for body, mind, and …

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| Golden Gate Park
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over.
Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor …

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels.
The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you …

Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Meet at 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights

See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides.
On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll learn about Victorian lifestyles and San Francisco’s illustrious history. You’ll see some steep streets and …

Free Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF

Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Bring your friends and play with their juggling …

Free Dive Bar BBQ | Bender’s Bar & Grill
Every Sunday – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you'll have to buy your drinks.
Free Dive Bar BBQ | Bender's Bar & Grill

Since Sundays are the only day of the week that their kitchen’s closed, consider this Bender’s gift to you. Every Sunday from 3 till 7 pm, they’ll treat the public to a free BBQ with burgers, veggie options, or whatever else the bar’s in the …

Free Sunday BBQ | Lower Haight
Free Sunday BBQ | Lower Haight

Finish off the weekend at Molotov’s and enjoy an afternoon of free food (usually around 3 pm) every Sunday between games of pool, retro pinball, and some serious punk rock ‘tude. While it’s usually burgers and hot dogs, occasionally the bar mixes it up with …

Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights

Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon.
Jamming happens from 4-7 pm every Sunday at 453 Corland Avenue.
Yodelai-hee-hoooooo…
Photo credit: Bernalwood

The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley

The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a weekly all-ages matinee concert series from 4-7 pm every Sunday.
The show is free, but donations are welcome. The pub opens at 2 pm. There is a large selection of beers and full kitchen with satisfying pub staples like …

Sunday Night Free 17-Piece Big Band Concert | North Beach
Every Sunday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover. Bring cash for food/drinks
Sunday Night Free 17-Piece Big Band Concert | North Beach

Doc’s Lab (formerly The Purple Onion) hosts a free residency in October and November of 2014 with the mighty 17-piece ensemble, The Bay Area Composer’s Big Band . Expect a full brass section (trumpets, trombones, sax, flutes and clarinet.
The band is a workout in modern jazz …

Honky Tonk Sundays: Americana & Old Crusty Vinyl DJ Night | Comstock
Every Sunday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover, but bring cash for drinks & food
| Comstock Saloon
Honky Tonk Sundays: Americana & Old Crusty Vinyl DJ Night | Comstock

Comstock Saloon, SF’s throwback saloon on the edge of the Financial District hosts Honky Tonk Sundays.
In the spirit of the wild west, get your cocktails shaken with tunes from DJ Blaze Orange’s old- crusty vinyl collection of 20th century American country music, plus Western Swing and …

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