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Thursday, December 8

Winter Walk SF: Dickens Fair Costumed Carolers | Union Square
Thursday, December 8 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Winter Walk SF: Dickens Fair Costumed Carolers | Union Square
2016 Bernal Heights Holiday Stroll | SF
Thursday, December 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bernal Heights
2016 Bernal Heights Holiday Stroll | SF

Support independent businesses in Bernal Heights this holiday season at a one-night only Holiday Stroll featuring tastings, food, drink, in-store raffles and other fun at this free event on Thursday, December 8, 2016.
Toys will also be collected at participating stores and at the Bernal Heights Neighborhood …

Central Market & Civic Center Light Art Tour | 2016 Illuminate SF Festival
Thursday, December 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required
Central Market & Civic Center Light Art Tour | 2016 Illuminate SF Festival

This illuminating evening begins at the visually stunning and intricate Trillian + Dodi illuminated geometric sculptures by artist team HYBYCOZO. Led by Light Art Guide Robin Marks, the tour will continue to “… and my room still rocks like a boat on the sea” (Caruso’s …

Poetry Thursdays at Readers Bookstore | Fort Mason
Thursday, December 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Poetry Thursdays at Readers Bookstore | Fort Mason
Free Movie Night: Home Alone | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, December 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Movie Night: Home Alone | Orinda Theatre

Friday, December 9

2016 Salvation Army Celebrity Bell Ringing Day | Union Square
Friday, December 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
2016 Salvation Army Celebrity Bell Ringing Day | Union Square

Ring those bells, San Francisco. See some of San Francisco’s finest celebrities — media personalities, bell ringing champs, costumed characters, local bands and much more– ring bells for The Salvation Army on Union Square.
2016 Rock the Bells: Salvation Army Celebrity Bell Ringing
Friday, December 9, 2016 …

The Fairmont’s Winter Wonderland | San Jose
Friday, December 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
The Fairmont's Winter Wonderland | San Jose
Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays
Friday, December 9 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays
Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael
Friday, December 9 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland

5–9 pm: Half-off gallery admission for adults, free for ages 18 and under
5–9 pm: Local beer and wine specials in the Blue Oak beer garden
5–9 pm: All Museum galleries open late
5–9 pm: Gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine: …

Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays
Friday, December 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays
2nd Friday Art Walk: “Estuary Art Attack” | Oakland & Alameda
Friday, December 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
2nd Friday Art Walk:
“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio
Friday, December 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5

Lineup:

Janine Brito (Totally Biased)
Kaseem Bentley (Viceland)
Dro Knows (SF Punchline)
Tess Barry (Lazy Brunch Hour)

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Friday, December 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant
Friday, December 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5.
Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant

Here is the lineup for this Friday’s GTITG.

Griffin Daley
Michael Brandon
Luigi Diaz
Morgan
Anthony Medina
Ginny Hogan

Headliner: Justin Lucas. Hosted by Tony Sparks

Comedy Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland
Friday, December 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
Comedy Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland

Please note, they have changed the show name to Comedy Soup. 
The lineup is:

Headliner, Natasha Muse
David Naimyar
Jim McVeigh
Mary Goss
Tito Gonzalez

Unconfirmed – “She Rocks” Live Music, Comedy & Drag Showcase | SF
Friday, December 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5

Please Note: We have not confirmed that “She Rocks” Live Music, Comedy & Drag Showcase is taking place on Dec.9.

Saturday, December 10

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, December 10 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Unconfirmed – Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food
Saturday, December 10 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE

Please Note: We have not confirmed that Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays is taking place on Dec.10.

2016 Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworks | Sausalito
Saturday, December 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
2016 Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworks | Sausalito

Bundle up along the waterfront for the annual Sausalito Lighted Boat Parade. Typically, you’ll see 40 decorated and lighted boats compete for prizes followed by a winter fireworks show.
29th Annual Sausalito Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworks
Saturday, December 10, 2016
– 6 pm: Boat Parade
– 7:30 pm: …

2016 “Holiday Fanfare”: Free Outdoor Brass Concert | Civic Center
Saturday, December 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
2016
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
Saturday, December 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, December 10 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF