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Saturday, December 2

Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square
Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square

Don’t know how to skate? Kaiser Permanente is inviting beginner skaters to the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines to come learn from professional skate instructors on the first Saturday and Sunday of each month starting at 8:30 am. Lessons ...

2017 Dance Hack Festival: Free Hacking Day | SF
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for Dancers & Hackers with RSVP
| CounterPULSE
2017 Dance Hack Festival: Free Hacking Day | SF

DanceHackSF is an annual San Francisco-based event that brings together performers and developers to inspire one another and experiment with emerging technologies, here in SF and around the World. DanceHackSF is an opportunity to spark unconventional applications of new technological tools and innovative dance material ...

2017 San Francisco Center for Book Holiday Fair | Potrero Hill
Saturday, December 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Center for the Book
2017 San Francisco Center for Book Holiday Fair | Potrero Hill
Grab your friends and head to the San Francisco Center for the Book’s Holiday Fair where you’ll find unique holiday gifts among the wide selection of a rich assortment of locally handcrafted, functional and decorative crafts that are perfect for gift giving, and a spectacular variety of ...
Bazaar Stock 2017 Music Fest: 12 Hours & 36 Artists | SF
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bazaar Cafe
Bazaar Stock 2017 Music Fest: 12 Hours & 36 Artists | SF
Support your independent artists at a locally-owned business at a 12 hour acoustic music-a-thon put together by local music mini-impresario KC Turner. 36 local musicians will play sets from 10 am to 10 pm from a variety of genres. Did we mention there’s no cover charge? That’s music for your ...
Free Parking Day | Oakland
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free parking, but stated time limits will still be enforced.
| All Over Oakland
Free Parking Day | Oakland

Leave your quarters at home (but bring your watch) and go shopping in Oakland during the holiday season every Saturday between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, plus Plaid Friday. The city of Oakland will offer free parking at meters and parking kiosks to encourage holiday shoppers ...

6th Annual San Francisco Veterans Film Festival | SF Main Library
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
6th Annual San Francisco Veterans Film Festival | SF Main Library

Please join the 6th Annual San Francisco Film Festival sponsored by OneVet OneVoice and the American Legion Post 505 in partnership with the San Francisco Public Library. San Francisco Veterans Film Festival is a robust forum for Veterans and civilian filmmakers to express their creativity ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, CJM and Oakland Museum of ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, CJM and Oakland Museum of ...

Hometown Holidays & Annual City Hall Tree Lighting | Redwood City
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Hometown Holidays & Annual City Hall Tree Lighting | Redwood City
Get in the holiday spirit and join the festivities as Redwood City’s Downtown Business Group throws Hometown Holidays, a party to celebrate the holiday season, rain or shine. Guests can enjoy a parade, live entertainment, carnival rides, snow, Santa Claus photos and more. This free ...
Free Ice Skating All Day & Free Snacks | Embarcadero Center
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is encouraged but not required. Pls bring cash for possible skate rental
| Four Embarcadero Center
Free Ice Skating All Day & Free Snacks | Embarcadero Center
Cool Effect is taking over the Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center and invites you to join them for a complimentary skate session on Saturday, December 2nd. In addition to free ice skating, there will also be a ‘Bosco Lite’ photo booth, complimentary snacks, and beverages courtesy of KIND, Health-Ade and ...
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Baking Tribute to Flo Braker | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, December 2 – 10:20 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Baking Tribute to Flo Braker | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Professional baker and Bakers Dozen board member Rose Gillen will be representing the organization in a tribute to the famous baker Flo Braker. Rose Gillen started baking at ...
2017 Brew-Ha-Holiday Warehouse Sale & Beer Pop-Up | SF
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Alite Designs
2017 Brew-Ha-Holiday Warehouse Sale & Beer Pop-Up | SF

Alite Designs is excited to announce the 5th Annual Brew-Ha-Holiday Warehouse Sale. This is a free and festive two-day event with awesome gear from Alite Designs and Wildebeest, good tunes, goodies from Wholesome Bakery, and beers on tap from Comrades Brewing. 2017 Brew-Ha-Holiday Warehouse Sale ...

7th Annual Holiday Gift Fair | SF
Saturday, December 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | California College of the Arts SF (CCA SF)
7th Annual Holiday Gift Fair | SF
SFMade presents annual holiday fair in collaboration with CCA. The only holiday gift fair where you walk in and know that every item was made in San Francisco. The public is invited to enjoy a live jazz band while wandering through their beautiful campus and shop for ...
Schoolyard Neighborhood Party & Free Lunch | SF
Saturday, December 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Gordon J. Lau Elementary School
Schoolyard Neighborhood Party & Free Lunch | SF
Join the Shared Schoolyard Project and Supervisor Mark Farrell at Gordon J. Lau Elementary School on Saturday, December 2nd, from 11 am – 1 pm for an exciting kick-off event marking the grand re-opening of the schoolyard for the public to use on weekends. This event ...
2017 Mission Holiday Block Party & Cookie Crawl | SF
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*FREE, but there is a $10 suggested donation for cookie bag
| Valencia Corridor
2017 Mission Holiday Block Party & Cookie Crawl | SF
The Valencia Corridor Merchants Association celebrates their 3rd annual Holiday Cookie Crawl.  This is a super fun event where neighbors & visitors have the opportunity to taste beautiful baked cookies and receive exclusive discounts while supporting our local community. This year donations will benefit local non-profit ...
Fort Mason Printmakers 2017 Holiday Print Sale & Exhibit | SF
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
Fort Mason Printmakers 2017 Holiday Print Sale & Exhibit | SF

Find everything from cubist to classical style prints at the 2017 Fort Mason Printmakers Holiday Print Sale. 43rd Annual Fort Mason Printmakers Holiday Sale – Preview Reception: Friday, December 1, 2017 | 6-9 pm – Exhibition & Art Sale: Saturday & Sunday, December 2 & 3, 2017 | 12 pm to ...

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting with Jim Lahey | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, December 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting with Jim Lahey | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, followed by a book signing hosted by their friends at Book Passage. Jim Lahey studied sculpting at SUNY Stonybrook and the School of Visual Arts but soon ...
3-Mile Hike Along San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive | SF
Saturday, December 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is requested. Please RSVP for changes due to weather
| Sports Basement (Presidio)
3-Mile Hike Along San Francisco's 49 Mile Scenic Drive | SF
Join Kristine Poggioli and Carolyn Eidson, authors the new SF Guide, Walking San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive, for a 3-mile hike in the Presidio. DATE UPDATE – The event was originally scheduled for October 21st but was rescheduled to December 2nd.  They’ll start at the ...
2017 Tiburon Holiday Festival: Tree Lighting, Santa & Snow Party | Marin
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Tiburon
2017 Tiburon Holiday Festival: Tree Lighting, Santa & Snow Party | Marin
Celebrate the holidays with a sparkling party in downtown Tiburon and take a walk through town and enjoy festive food and drink offerings from your favorite shops and restaurants on Saturday, December 2 during the Tiburon Holiday Festival. The event will feature snow party where Mickey ...
2017 Union Street Fantasy of Lights | SF
Saturday, December 2 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Street (at Van Ness Ave)
2017 Union Street Fantasy of Lights | SF
Union Street kicks off its annual Fantasy of Lights holiday celebration, where young and old alike can enjoy festivities to begin the holiday season. Thousands of holiday lights set off the Victorians, transforming Union Street into a magical backdrop for Santa and a team of elves to ...

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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