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Saturday, December 23

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 every weekend. Lessons are free (including skate rental) to those who sign up in ...

Free Parking Day | Oakland
Saturday, December 23 – 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 ...

Winter Crafts Fair | Berkeley
Saturday, December 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley Farmers Market
Winter Crafts Fair | Berkeley

Care about responsibly sourced goods and supporting your local economy? Shop local this year at the Ecology Center’s 26th Annual Winter Craft Fair and find sustainably made hand-crafted, and beautiful gifts from over 30 Bay Area artisans. Winter Crafts Fair | Berkeley Saturdays, December 16 ...

Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley
Saturday, December 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley

Holiday shoppers to the Telegraph business district will be treated to an abundance of good cheer, great music, fine food, and unique and unusual handicrafts by some of Northern California’s finest artists. Festive lights, colorful decorations, and a friendly multicultural shopping atmosphere complete the experience. Telegraph Avenue ...

2017 Russian Holiday Bell Concert | SF Main Library
Saturday, December 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SF Main Public Library (Koret Auditorium)
2017 Russian Holiday Bell Concert  | SF Main Library
Join the Main Library for unique, featuring the majestic sound of Russian bells. San Francisco Symphony’s extraordinary guest percussionist, Mr. Avdienko will play a peal of 6 Traditional Russian Bells, accompanied by 2 bass Russian Flat Bells (bila). Russian Holiday Bell Concert Saturday, December 23, 2017 – ...
24 Holidays on 24th Street: Holiday Waltzes & Carolers | Noe Valley
Saturday, December 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Noe Valley)
24 Holidays on 24th Street: Holiday Waltzes & Carolers | Noe Valley
Festivities on December 23, 2017: 1 – 3:00 pm: Rowdy rags & wondrous waltzes from the Roaring 20’s Skillet Licorice 4 – 5 pm: Holiday Music – Strolling Carolers from the SF City Chorus
50% Off: A Very Merry Misfit Cabaret | Great Star Theater
Saturday, December 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $12.50*
*50% off with code FUNMERRYMC. Otherwise, it's $25
| Great Star Theater
50% Off: A Very Merry Misfit Cabaret | Great Star Theater

Celebrate the holidays with friends and loved ones at Kat Robichaud takes on every Christmas Special from your childhood. With a rotating cast of stunning performers including burlesque by the reigning queen Ms. Viva Las Vegas Frankie Fictitious, drag by the incomparable Carnie Asada, a ...

“Mother” An Epic Drag Christmas Show | Oasis
Saturday, December 23 – 10:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Oasis
Come and join Mother Christmas Show with performances by HeklinaD’Arcy, Drollinger Matthew, Martin Holotta, Tymes & Monistat. It has several meanings; the new “Mothership” of drag in SF, something warm and comforting, nurturing even. And it also ties into the “drag mother” thing. This will be ...

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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