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Saturday, December 9

Free Holiday Fun: Slacklining & Bocce Ball Games | Embarcadero
Saturday, December 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
* All free activities are available at first-come-first-serve basis.
| Justin Herman Plaza
Free Holiday Fun: Slacklining & Bocce Ball Games | Embarcadero

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today the launch of a series of free holiday sports at Embarcadero Plaza. The Plaza already features the Holiday Ice Rink, located at heart of the Embarcadero Plaza. Now the Department is adding free, fun, drop-in, sports ...

SantaCon 2017: City-Wide Santa Pub Crawl | SF
Saturday, December 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
SantaCon 2017: City-Wide Santa Pub Crawl | SF
“SantaCon” or “Santarchy” is San Francisco’s annual city-wide Santas-only pub crawl happening on Saturday, December 9, 2017. This flash mob-type event brings together hundreds of slightly sober people dressed in Santa costumes parading around the city, visiting landmarks drinking at bars, and causing general mayhem. And just so ...

Merry Mercado Goods Fair: One Stop Shop for the Holidays | SF
Saturday, December 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 826 Valencia
Merry Mercado Goods Fair: One Stop Shop for the Holidays | SF
One stop shopping for everyone left on your list from your Marooned Aunt Gertrude or your Smelly Bunkmate Steve. Join them behind the Pirate Supply Store for Merry Mercado, their first Goods & Good craft fair celebrating the talented community of volunteers supporting 826 Valencia’s ...
“Women X Made” Holiday Gift Fair with 40+ Indie Vendors | SF
Saturday, December 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP requested on Eventbrite
| The Women’s Building
Style Lounge Events presents Women x Made. Shop from over 40 local independent woman-owned and operated businesses. This highly curated shopping event features female vendors selling everything from apparel, jewelry, artisanal food, art, home goods and more. This event will take place in the historic Women’s Building ...
Annual Holiday Mercado | SF
Saturday, December 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mexican Museum
Annual Holiday Mercado | SF

The Mexican Museum kicks-off its Annual Holiday Mercado at La Tienda (the museum store) on Saturday and Sunday, December 9-10th, 2017. The popular event will offer a 10% holiday discount to all guests and a 30% discount to museum members. Free gift wrapping will also ...

Ca’ Momi Osteria & Winery Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, December 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Ca' Momi Osteria & Winery Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Ca’ Momi Osteria is a downtown Napa destination for obsessively authentic Italian cuisine, wine, cocktails and hospitality. Chef Valentina Guolo-Migotto recreates the classic Italian recipes she grew up with, ...
Winter Fireworks, Lighted Boat Parade & Carnival | Berkeley
Saturday, December 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Yacht Club
Winter Fireworks, Lighted Boat Parade & Carnival | Berkeley
Come to the Berkeley waterfront on Saturday for an array of kids’ activities as well as a lighted boat parade and small-scale fireworks show. Winter on the Waterfront & Lighted Boat Parade Winter Boat Parade Saturday, December 9, 2017 | 1-6:30pm Berkeley Yacht Club, 1 Seawall Drive, Berkeley FREE Lighted ...
SF Etsy’s Winter Pop Up Shop | 2017
Saturday, December 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Makers WorkSpace
SF Etsy's Winter Pop Up Shop | 2017

Get ready for three whole weekends of crafty shopping awesomeness.  Come get all your holiday shopping done at this winter pop-up shop featuring goods from the SF Etsy Team and tenants of Makers Workspace. They’ll have jewelry, home goods, art prints, teeshirts, candles, bath and ...

Twirl Holiday Artisan Fair: Nibbles & Santa | Alameda
Saturday, December 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are strongly encouraged.
| Twirl Alameda
Twirl Holiday Artisan Fair: Nibbles & Santa | Alameda
In the Heart of Alameda’s Park Street, they will be transforming their space into a handmade holiday market. They will have music, nibbles, artisan demos, pics with Santa and all together community fun. Shoppers can also enjoy their custom gift wrapping station, their kids bargain barn and take ...
White Elephant Holiday Gift Exchange | SF
Saturday, December 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, if you want to join the exchange gift, the gift limit is $15.
| The Lucky Horseshoe
White Elephant Holiday Gift Exchange | SF
Come join their annual White Elephant Holiday gift exchange. Get into the holiday spirit with the gift of giving and taking. $15 gift limit, with fun cocktails and goodies.
Revolutions Series: Super Saturday with Bryan Duran & Chris Orr | Amoeba SF
Saturday, December 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Revolutions Series: Super Saturday with Bryan Duran & Chris Orr | Amoeba SF
By now the Holiday season is in full swing, and they want to help you with all the shopping and savings. Join them for their annual Super Saturday sale on December 9th for the deals of the year. Whether you’re picking up some last minute ...
A 1,000 Canned Food Snowman is Coming to SF | Union Square
Saturday, December 9 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hilton SF (Union Square)
A 1,000 Canned Food Snowman is Coming to SF | Union Square
It’s a wonderful life at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square with the unveiling of the 1,000 canned food Snowman in which the contents of the sustainable holiday decor structure will be donated to the SF Food Bank. On Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 2:30 pm, ...
2017 Lower Haight Holiday Block Party & Art Walk | SF
Saturday, December 9 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Haight
2017 Lower Haight Holiday Block Party & Art Walk | SF
Stroll up and down Haight Street and enjoy art shows, live music, food and drink specials, snacks, merriment, and tons of specials, restaurants and bars at the annual Lower Haight Holiday Art Walk. 2017 Lower Haight Holiday Art Walk Saturday, December 9, 2017 | 3-8 pm Lower Haight, San ...
15th Annual San Francisco Parol Lantern Festival & Parade | SoMa
Saturday, December 9 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jessie Square
15th Annual San Francisco Parol Lantern Festival & Parade | SoMa
It’s the time of the year again, when the community starts making their parol lanterns and holiday decor to adorn their houses for the yuletide season. In San Francisco, on Saturday, December 9, 2017, the community will be holding the 15th Annual San Francisco Parol ...
$7.50 Tix: A “Cathedral Christmas” Choir Concert | Grace Cathedral
Saturday, December 9 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $7.50*
*Used code JFC for exclusive $7.50 tickets.
| Grace Cathedral
$7.50 Tix: A

In the grand tradition of the great cathedrals of Europe, the Choir of Men and Boys accompanied by full orchestra will transport you with their exquisite performances of favorite carols and holiday masterpieces—now a beloved San Francisco tradition. A Cathedral Christmas The Grace Cathedral Choir ...

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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