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Saturday, December 20

Sennheiser Pop-Up Bash & 3AM Devices DJ Showcase | SF
Saturday, December 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested
| FFDG
Sennheiser Pop-Up Bash & 3AM Devices DJ Showcase | SF

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.
Arrive …

2014 Holiday Flask Mob, DJ Party & Toy Drive | SF
2014 Holiday Flask Mob, DJ Party & Toy Drive | SF

Flask Mob is presenting its first annual Toy Drive including a DJ party with Bigwavecouchsurfer at 7 pm on Saturday, December 20, 2014. Meet at Polk and Olive Streets in San Francisco.
The San Francisco Firefighters Toy Program believes that no child should be without a toy …

Vice Principals of Comedy & Free Pizza | SF
Saturday, December 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza while supplies last; free admission to the 10 pm show included
| 50 Mason Social House
Vice Principals of Comedy & Free Pizza | SF

The Vice Principals Of Comedy return to 50 Mason Social House with another stellar lineup of the Bay Area’s best local comedians.
Come see the comic talents of:

Headliner Jesse Fernandez (San Francisco Punch Line, SF Sketchfest)
Keith D’Souza (SF Sketchfest)
Irene Tu (Limestone Comedy Festival, Cape Fear Comedy …

Sunday, December 21

Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair | Berkeley
Sunday, December 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair | 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 handcrafts by some of Northern California’s finest artists. Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair  December 13, 14, 20, 21, 23, 24, 2014 | ...

Tuesday, December 23

Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair | Berkeley
Tuesday, December 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair | 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 handcrafts by some of Northern California’s finest artists. Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair  December 13, 14, 20, 21, 23, 24, 2014 | ...

Wednesday, December 24

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

Christmas Eve Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair | Berkeley
Wednesday, December 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
Christmas Eve Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair | 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 handcrafts by some of Northern California’s finest artists. Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair  December 13, 14, 20, 21, 23, 24, 2014 | ...

Friday, December 26

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, December 26 – 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 ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, December 26 – 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 ...

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, December 26 – 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 ...

“Under the Influence” Reading Performance Series | North Beach
Friday, December 26 – 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 ...

Wednesday, December 31

NYE Fireworks Pre-Game Party: All-Night Happy Hour | The Royal Exchange
Wednesday, December 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and drinks
| The Royal Exchange
NYE Fireworks Pre-Game Party: All-Night Happy Hour | The Royal Exchange

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 …

Winter Walk SF Final Day: Light Projections & Festive Open Plaza | Union Square
Wednesday, December 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stockton & Ellis
Winter Walk SF Final Day: Light Projections & Festive Open Plaza | Union Square

Union Square SF Presents Winter Walk SF, a festive pedestrian-only downtown holiday plaza with a spectacular new Holiday Light Art Show, carolers, live music and Off the Grid food trucks. 2014 Winter Walk SF November 28 – December 31, 2014 Stockton St. Between Geary and Ellis, San ...

New Year’s Eve Fire Ceremony & Meditation | SF
Wednesday, December 31 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration is required and donations are accepted.
| Brahma Kumaris Meditation Center
New Year's Eve Fire Ceremony & Meditation | SF

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.
This …

Funky Eclectic Live Band NYE Dance Party | Berkeley
Wednesday, December 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Includes a champagne toast at midnight and party favors
| Jupiter
Funky Eclectic Live Band NYE Dance Party | Berkeley

Come say farewell to the old funky smelly year and ring in the shiny New Year at Jupiter, with party favors and a champagne toast, all to the grooving sounds of Oakland’s own eclectic funk group, Bandulu, on December 31, 2014.
Actually making their Jup debut, it …

NYE Punk Party: Ramones Tribute Night | The Riptide
Wednesday, December 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Riptide
NYE Punk Party: Ramones Tribute Night | The Riptide

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 …

Taoist Midnight Meditation w/ Tea & Cookies | Oakland
Wednesday, December 31 – 11:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Taoist Center
Taoist Midnight Meditation w/ Tea & Cookies | Oakland

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 …

Friday, January 2

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 ...

Saturday, January 3

“Cars and Coffee”: Exotic & Muscle Car Meetup | SF

Come and view some really special cars and interact with other car lovers at Cars and Coffee. Unlike other car shows, their fantastic turn out allows them to limit the cars to truly rare, unique, or exotic vehicles. Spectator parking is at the lot next door for ...

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland
Saturday, January 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 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 monthly shows happening every first Saturday of the month. Enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and some free comedy from some of the Bay Area’s favorite comedians. Also, save ...

Wednesday, January 7

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, January 7 – 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, January 7 – 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, January 8

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, January 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hop Dogma Brewing Company
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula

Every second Thursday of the month Comedy Sharks standup night features some of the Bay Area’s best comedians. Come on out and enjoy some laughs with your neighbors hosted by Phil Griffiths & Hop Dogma Brewing Company. The show starts at 7:30 pm, seating is ...

Friday, January 9

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 Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Friday, January 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie 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 ...