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Saturday, November 22

Win Tix: 2014 Fall Chocolate Salon | SF
Saturday, November 22 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Normally $20 advanced tickets
| Fort Mason Center
2014 Fall Chocolate Salon | SF

Discover, savor, and taste some of the finest chocolatiers and confectioners in North America for the holidays.
The 2014 Fall Luxury Chocolate Salon features unlimited tastings from over 30 chocolatiers, confectioners, wineries and other culinary artisans.
Salon highlights include chocolate tasting, chef and author talks, wine tasting and interviews.
5th …

The Great San Francisco Mac and Cheese Throwdown | 2014
The Great San Francisco Mac and Cheese Throwdown | 2014

Experience the biggest Mac and Cheese Festival in SF, with 12+ of the best food trucks and pop-up vendors serving up delicious mac and cheese specials all day long.
We will crank up the cheese factor with live music from a cheesy cover band, cheap beer …

Pinterest & SFMade “38Makers” Holiday Gift Fair | SF
Pinterest & SFMade

38Makers is a holiday gift fair specially curated by Pinterest for the early-bird shoppers looking for artisan, locally-made gifts in a unique and festive setting inside the colorful and pintastic Pinterest headquarters.
Imagine you stumble upon a Pinterest board of hand-picked holiday gifts from makers in your …

Glass Blowing Studio Holiday Sale & Open House | East Bay
Saturday, November 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Glass Hand Studio
Glass Blowing Studio Holiday Sale & Open House | East Bay

Alameda’s Glass Hand Studio invites you to their Holiday Open House & Sale where you can shop local handmade glass art including bowls, vases, cups, paperweights, pumpkins, lamps and more from noon to 5 pm on Saturday, November 22, 2014.
Enjoy snacks and drinks as you warm …

2014 Green Festival: Grammy Winning Mambo Orchestra & Awards | East Bay
Saturday, November 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Craneway Pavilion
2014 Green Festival: Grammy Winning Mambo Orchestra & Awards | East Bay

“Greening Richmond Together” is an annual fundraiser which will be held at the Craneway Pavilion from noon to 8 pm on November 22, 2014.
The event will have food and drinks for sale, family activities, exhibits on the greening of Richmond, and music featuring 2013 Grammy winners, …

25% Off: San Francisco Vintners Market | Fort Mason
Saturday, November 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: 25% Off*
*Use discount code FUNSAT or FUNSUN. Codes may expire at any time.
| Fort Mason Center
25% Off: San Francisco Vintners Market | Fort Mason

San Francisco Vintners Market is back with a fall 2014 wine showcase of nearly 200 top notch wineries, so you can sample the wines on display and buy them on the spot. The event features three hours of tastings from a unique collection of top ...

Elixir 11th Anniversary Party: 4505 Meats BBQ | Mission Dist.
Saturday, November 22 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Free BBQ only for patrons who are buying drinks.
| Elixir
Elixir 11th Anniversary Party: 4505 Meats BBQ | Mission Dist.

The “Official” Elixir 11th Anniversary Party (don’t go to any of those impostor Elixir 11th Anniversary parties) is starting at 1:30 pm on Saturday, November 22, 2014.
Once again featuring Chef Ryan Farr’s cavalcade of 4505 Meats, some great drink specials and an afternoon of deliciousness …

Brewery Grand Re-Opening Party: Free Appetizers & Drink | Antioch
Saturday, November 22 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Schooner's Grille
Brewery Grand Re-Opening Party: Free Appetizers & Drink | Antioch

Schooner’s Grille & Brewery in Antioch has battened down the hatches and gotten the place into ship shape; now all they need is for you to come celebrate with them.
Free, but an RSVP is required. Please enjoy appetizers and one drink on the house.
They’ll have live music by …

WorkshopSF 5th Anniversary: “Saved By The Bell” Dance Party & Screech-Off | SF
Saturday, November 22 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Workshop
WorkshopSF 5th Anniversary:

WorkshopSF is celebrating their 5th birthday and the kick-off for some new art classes at their DIY space in the Western Addition on Saturday, November 22, 2014.
This one is a “Saved By The Bell” costume dance party and will feature a costume contest, a “character-off” …

Sunday, November 23

Men’s Health 2014 “Urbanathalon”: Best Places to Watch | SF
Men's Health 2014

See racers tackle fun obstacles throughout the streets of San Francisco during the San Francisco Men’s Health Urbanathlon, an endurance race that begins and ends at AT&T Park and incorporates city landmarks and all kinds of crazy urban obstacles.
Men’s Health 2014 Urbanathalon
Sunday, November 23, 2014 | …

49ers vs. Redskins Game Watch: Food Trucks & Bottomless Mimosas | SoMa
Sunday, November 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
49ers vs. Redskins Game Watch: Food Trucks & Bottomless Mimosas | SoMa

Watch the 49ers keep their momentum and beat down the Washington Redskins at a Funcheap Food Truck Tailgating Party. We’ve got food trucks, lots of big screen TVs, beer bucket specials, and bottomless mimosas.
Join up with hundreds of other Niners fans at SF’s biggest weekly …

6th Annual Art Show, Sale & Snacks | Berkeley
Sunday, November 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Psychotherapy Institute
6th Annual Art Show, Sale & Snacks | Berkeley

Berkeley’s Psychotherapy Institute hosts its annual 6th Annual Art Show and Sale which turns The Institute into an art gallery and member-artists sell their wares from noon to 5 pm on Sunday, November 23, 2014.
There will be complimentary refreshments and items for sale include paintings, photography, …

San Jose’s 237th Birthday Celebration: History Tours & Live Music | San Jose
San Jose’s 237th Birthday Celebration: History Tours & Live Music | San Jose

Celebrate San Jose’s 236th Birthday at the Peralta-Fallon Historic Site on Sunday, November 23, 2014.
San Jose, or El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe, the first Pueblo of California, was founded November 29, 1777. Come have a slice of birthday cake and help celebrate. Meet members …

Win Tix: 2014 Vintners Market: Wine Tasting from 200+ Vintners | SF
Sunday, November 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Enter to win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $80 each ticket.
| Fort Mason Center
2014 Vintners Market: Wine Tasting from 200+ Vintners | SF

San Francisco Vintners Market is back with a fall showcase of top notch wineries selling their wines direct to the consumer. Similar to farmers markets, our event allows consumers to sample the wines on display and buy them on the spot. San Francisco Vintners Market ...

40% Off: San Francisco Vintners Market | Fort Mason
Sunday, November 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: 40% Off*
*Use discount code FUNSAT or FUNSUN. Codes may expire at any time.
| Fort Mason Center
40% Off: San Francisco Vintners Market | Fort Mason

San Francisco Vintners Market is back with a fall 2014 wine showcase of nearly 200 top notch wineries, so you can sample the wines on display and buy them on the spot. The event features three hours of tastings from a unique collection of top ...

Flask Mob 1st Birthday: Mobile DJ, Lightpainting & Fire Breathing | SF
Sunday, November 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Powell & Market
Flask Mob 1st Birthday: Mobile DJ, Lightpainting & Fire Breathing | SF

Flaskmob is celebrating one year of roaming around the city, indulging in libations and taking awesome photos at night on Sunday, November 23, 2014.
They promise a lot of exciting stuff such as:

A live mobile DJ
Lightpainting from The Pixel Stick
Fire breathing performances by @leon5dc
Giveaways and more

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 …

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

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. ...