Articles by Becca Bandit
Saturday, December 20
Take your favorite little ones to a free family holiday musical, Jack & Jill…and the Wolf, at the Tenderloin Children’s Playground on Saturday, December 20, 2014.
Doors open at 9:30 am. Stage seating is reserved for children ages 6-11. There will be a free gift giveaway for children …
Please note, the date has been changed to December 20th, just for this month, and the singalong will take place from 1-4 pm.
Please note, this event is not taking place on December 20, 2104.
Boogie down at the Sennheiser Pop Up SF Store for a free in-store DJ showcase hosted by San Francisco record label 3AM Devices from 5-9 pm on Saturday, December 20, 2104. Proper Tech House, Techno, and Deep House are on the agenda.
Free, but an RSVP is requested.
Please note, sunset is at 4:53 pm and the gates close at 6:30 pm.
The winter star parties will be held at Telescope Row.
From the Grant Park entrance station, follow the main park road for 0.5 miles to a turning circle. Telescope Row is located to …
Don’t miss this annual free family concert and traditional Festival of Lessons & Carols including a festive holiday reception afterwards.
This event is modeled after the Festival of Lessons & Carols first performed in 1918 at King’s College, Cambridge (England) where it has been performed every year …
Sunday, December 21
Sunday, December 21, 2014
Chanukah Wonderland | 3-5:30 pm
Noe Valley Town Square | 24th Street between Sanchez & Vicksburg
Featuring a Latke Bar, Hot Chocolate, Dreidels & Gelt. Also, take your picture with Judah the Maccabee and The Dreidel Maidel
3 pm – Arts & Crafts + Moon bounce
3:30 pm – Chanukah …
Come ready to mix and mingle and move your hips for the debut of Luiza Sá-Davis’ Matinée, a mellow pop party, on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at The Chapel.
Matinée is a casual eclectic party for people with pop sensibility in and beyond pop music.
Guitarist of Brazilian …
Monday, December 22
The new film about Alan Turing, The Imitation Game, does a great job at telling the story of how the famous code-breaker helped the allies win World War II, but the film doesn’t include any explanation of how Turing actually broke the Germans’ secret code.
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Please note, the location has yet to be determined. Please check back closer to the date for an update on the location.
Wednesday, December 31
Join The Royal Exchange for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve before heading to the waterfront to watch the annual fireworks show on December 31, 2014.
The Royale Exchange is celebrating big to ring in 2015. Come in to enjoy their regular menu and happy hour drink …
Celebrate ringing out the old and ringing in the new with games, live music, refreshments, words of wisdom for the new year, “Letting Go of The Old” Fire Ceremony, and silent reflection meditation to usher in the New Year on December 31, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Voted “Best Irish Pub” by the SF Weekly, The Plough and Stars in the Inner Richmond hosts a hillbilly New Year’s Eve celebration on December 31, 2014 with San Francisco’s favorite outlaws, The Earl Brothers.
Admission is $10 and includes party favors and a champagne toast at …
Ring in the New Year at a rock and roll show with confetti cannons at Hotel Utah on December 31, 2014.
Admission is $10 and it’s 21+.
Oakland-based vocalist/songwriter Thadeus Gonzalez is, according to critics, “a frontman to watch.” He provided lead vocals to the Bay-Area rock band Straggler, but …
1-2-3-4 into 2015 at the Riptide (a rustic honky-tonk by the beach built in 1941) with a hard and hot rockin’ New Year’s Eve with Remones USA, an Oakland-based Ramones cover band dedicated to preserving the formula and essence that made the Ramones live show …
Join Folk Yeah for their New Year’s Eve concert featuring Los Angeles-based garage rock quartet Allah-Las at The Chapel on December 31, 2014.
Allah-Las’ sound combines the harmonies and pop hooks of the British Invasion, the trippy atmosphere of West Coast psychedelic bands, and the raw swagger of countless …
Zhi Dao Guan, The Taoist Center in Oakland, hosts their annual New Year’s Eve midnight meditation as a reflective, peaceful way to end this raucous horse year and to welcome in a new year of hope.
Dr. Feng will lead you silently into 2015 with a special …