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Monday, November 24

Free VIP Lounge & Snacks for Chase United Card Holders | Westfield SF
Monday, November 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free only if you have a Chase United credit card.
| Westfield San Francisco Centre
Free VIP Lounge & Snacks for Chase United Card Holders | Westfield SF

Got a Chase United credit card? Then you’re in for a treat. The Chase United VIP Lounge has opened up for a limited time at Westfield San Francisco Centre from November 24 – December 24, 2014, 11 am until mall closing. Relax at the VIP ...

Super Trashed Bros Tournament: Crowdsourced Drinking Game | SF
Monday, November 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Soda Popinski's
Super Trashed Bros Tournament: Crowdsourced Drinking Game | SF

One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed Bros brings together comedy, video games and alcohol at Soda Popinski’s in San Francisco.
Comedians Jesse McGrath (SF Sketchfest), OJ Patterson (Sylvan Productions), and a panel of merrymakers as they virtually battle amongst themselves while physically battling inebriation. Audience participation …

Free SFJAZZ Monday Night Band Concert | Palo Alto
Monday, November 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Oshman Family JCC (Palo Alto)
Free SFJAZZ Monday Night Band Concert | Palo Alto

Enjoy a free concert directed by acclaimed musician and innovative band leader Adam Theis.
The SFJAZZ Monday Night Band is a 12-week, by-audition program. Members of this jazz orchestra have the opportunity to learn unique arrangements as well as original compositions, culminating in two performances – …

Wednesday, November 26

Pre-Thanksgiving Farmers Market Day | Ferry Building
Wednesday, November 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Pre-Thanksgiving Farmers Market Day | Ferry Building

Take care of your last minute shopping right before the big day. In addition to the regular Saturday and Tuesday Ferry Plaza Farmers Markets, there will be a special market on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
Visit all the usual Thursday vendors, with special appearances by some of your …

2014 Lotus Indian Restaurant Free Thanksgiving Dinner | North Bay
Wednesday, November 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lotus Cuisine of India
2014 Lotus Indian Restaurant Free Thanksgiving Dinner | North Bay

For the 10th year in a row, the Lotus Family of Restaurants gives back to the community by hosting the annual free Thanksgiving Dinner on the night before Thanksgiving.
2014 Lotus Free Thanksgiving Dinner
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 | 5-9 pm
- Lotus Cuisine of India, 704 4th St, San …

Thursday, November 27

Free Thanksgiving Dinner | East Bay
Thursday, November 27 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | First Lutheran Church (Concord)
Free Thanksgiving Dinner | East Bay

The First Lutheran Church in Concord hosts a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm on Thursday, November 27, 2014.
The dinner is organized by several Contra Costa churches and anybody in the community is welcome to come enjoy some food and cheer.
If you need …

1,000 Free Thanksgiving Dinners | Livermore
Thursday, November 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bothwell Arts Center
1,000 Free Thanksgiving Dinners | Livermore

For the 32nd year in a row the Livermore Community Thanksgiving Dinner will serve over 1,000 free hot meals, from turkey to desserts, in a full holiday atmosphere from noon to 5 pm on Thursday, November 27, 2014.
Redefine “extended family” and spend the day with …

2014 Vegan NoThanksgiving Potluck | East Bay
Thursday, November 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but please bring along a vegan dish to share for the potluck.
| Direct Action Everywhere House
2014 Vegan NoThanksgiving Potluck | East Bay

While people across the United States celebrate a holiday filled with both historical and continuing violence, Direct Action Everywhere will be hosting a NoThanksgiving event for those who are seeking an alternative on Thursday, November 27, 2014.
Schedule of the Day

Noon to 1 pm: Public demonstration …

2014 Thanksgiving Potluck & BBQ | Beer Revolution
Thursday, November 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring a dish to share for the potluck and bring cash for beer.
| Beer Revolution
2014 Thanksgiving Potluck & BBQ | Beer Revolution

Beer Revolution in Oakland is hosting a Thanksgiving BBQ and potluck from noon to 6 pm on Thursday, November 27, 2014.
Holiday escaping Revolutionaries can come by for some beer drinking antics and good times. They will even be featuring a special brew line up to …

12th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner & Celebration | Oakland
Thursday, November 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Two Star Market
12th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner & Celebration | Oakland

Oakland’s Dimond District is home to Two Star Market which will host its 12th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner & Celebration from 1-4 pm on Thursday, November 27, 2014.
Dinner is free and and includes turkey, chicken, lots of side dishes, plus dessert and drinks.

2014 Free Spice Monkey Thanksgiving Dinner | Oakland
Thursday, November 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Drop off 15 canned goods and make a reservation.
| Spice Monkey Restaurant
2014 Free Spice Monkey Thanksgiving Dinner | Oakland

Want a free Thanksgiving Dinner at the yummy Spice Monkey restaurant in Oakland? Just donate 15 canned goods and make your reservation. 6th Annual Spice Monkey “Day of Giving” Thursday, November 27, 2014 | 4-7 pm Spice Monkey, 1628 Webster Street, Oakland FREE, but reservations are required. Please email everyone@spicemonkeyrestaurant.com. ...

Friday, November 28

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, November 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland

Join the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) and Off the Grid on 10th Street every Friday for a family-friendly take on a festive night market. Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak café pop-up. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, extended OMCA Store hours, family-friendly ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, November 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out on ...

La Cocina “Holiday Pop Up Shop” Launch Party | Ghirardelli Square
Friday, November 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required. First 200 people to RSVP get complimentary champagne and light bites
| Ghirardelli Square
La Cocina

After you recover from your Thanksgiving-induced food coma, La Cocina’s Holiday Pop Up Shop highlights the best of Bay Area craftsmen and food producers so that you can step up your holiday game with awesome locally-made holiday gifts from Bay Area favorites including Baia Pasta, Clairesquares, Kika’s …

“Under the Influence” Reading Performance Series | North Beach
Friday, November 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation to support the venue. Nobody turned away for lack of funds
| The Emerald Tablet

The Emerald Tablet in North Beach hosts a homegrown reading performance series, Under the Influence, co-created and hosted with Quiet Lightning‘s Evan Karp. Four artists read works by some of their major influences, followed by original work performances created for the show that channels that ...

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, November 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...

Saturday, November 29

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF
Saturday, November 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF

This waterfront market, run by the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA), has over 120 food, fruit, and vegetable vendors on Saturdays and the entire Bay as its beautiful backdrop. The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market operates year-round from 8 am to 2 pm. On ...

Sunday, November 30

Snowvember: 10 Tons of Snow at the Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, November 30 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Snowvember: 10 Tons of Snow at the Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly open-air flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers, makers, bakers, and more plus outdoor exhibits, scavenger hunts, and gourmet food trucks. The two-day flea market, which takes place the last weekend of every ...

Monday, December 1

Free VIP Lounge & Snacks for Chase United Card Holders | Westfield SF
Monday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free only if you have a Chase United credit card.
| Westfield San Francisco Centre
Free VIP Lounge & Snacks for Chase United Card Holders | Westfield SF

Got a Chase United credit card? Then you’re in for a treat. The Chase United VIP Lounge has opened up for a limited time at Westfield San Francisco Centre from November 24 – December 24, 2014, 11 am until mall closing. Relax at the VIP ...

Wednesday, December 3

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, December 3 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street waffles come in tasty flavors like TCHO chocolate, maple-bacon, salted caramel and many ...

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, December 3 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...

Thursday, December 4

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, December 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Looking to discover SF’s best local craft/artisan food vendors and special chef pop-ups? SoMa StrEat Food Park and Funcheap are putting on a Thursday Night Market called “StrEat Bazaar.” The focus is mostly craft food vendors, special pop-up restaurants, food trucks (of course) and some artists ...

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, December 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cyprian’s
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF

All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in a communal setting at this free vegetarian dinner gathering. The dinner takes place the first Thursday of every month at 6 pm at St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church and is ...

Friday, December 5

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland

Join the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) and Off the Grid on 10th Street every Friday for a family-friendly take on a festive night market. Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak café pop-up. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, extended OMCA Store hours, family-friendly ...