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Thursday, November 27

Turkey-Topia Thanksgiving Night Bingo & Karaoke Party | The Knockout
Thursday, November 27 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Turkey-Topia Thanksgiving Night Bingo & Karaoke Party | The Knockout

Hit up the Knockout for their 5th Annual Turkey-Topia: A Thanksgiving Night Bingo Party for some dysfunctional family fun.
Buy a drink and get a free Bingo card. Buy another drink, and increase your odds by getting another free card.
Turkey-Topia Bingo & Karaoke Night
Thursday, November 27, 2014 | …

Friday, November 28

2014 Winter Wonderland, Snow Sledding & Parade of Lights | San Rafael
Friday, November 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown San Rafael
2014 Winter Wonderland, Snow Sledding & Parade of Lights | San Rafael

Downtown San Rafael kicks off the holiday season with the Annual Holiday Parade of Lights and Winter Wonderland celebration on Friday, with additional kids activities and sledding on Saturday. 35th Annual Parade of Lights & Winter Wonderland - Friday, November 28, 2014 | Noon to ...

“It’s a Boomer Christmas” Nostalgic Toy Exhibit | Saratoga History Museum
Friday, November 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| Saratoga History Museum

A new holiday exhibit debuts on November 28 and runs through January 25, 2014 at the Saratoga History Museum. Nostalgic toys of the 1950’s-1970’s will be on display—sure to tug on everyone’s heart strings.
The exhibit opens in time for the 2014 Village Open house on …

2014 Holiday Tree Lighting: Dickens Characters & Free Carriage Rides | Saratoga
Friday, November 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Saratoga Village
2014 Holiday Tree Lighting: Dickens Characters & Free Carriage Rides | Saratoga

Strutting horse-drawn carriages, crafts people displaying their wares for sale, Father Christmas and more are highlights of the Annual Holiday Tree Lighting & Dickens Holiday Open House in Historic Downtown Saratoga Village on Big Basin Way.
2014 Holiday Tree Lighting & Dickens Holiday Open House
November 28, 2014 | 5-8 pm
Big …

Win Tix: “The Frightmare Before Christmas” Haunted House | San Jose
Friday, November 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Tickets are $15. Parking is free
| Dead Time Dreams Haunted House

Get ready for a unique Holiday experience which has Christmas fun and adds a little bit of Halloween chills and thrills. Come and experience a scary and creepy show that’s truly unique for the Holidays.
Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 28th through December 14th. 

Saturday, November 29

Free Snow Sledding Day: 40 Tons of Snow | San Rafael
Saturday, November 29 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown San Rafael
Free Snow Sledding Day: 40 Tons of Snow | San Rafael

Downtown San Rafael kicks off the holiday season with the Annual Holiday Parade of Lights and Winter Wonderland celebration on Friday, with additional kids activities and sledding on Saturday. 35th Annual Parade of Lights & Winter Wonderland - Friday, November 28, 2014 | Noon to ...

Win Tix: Treasure Island “Snowvember” 2014
Saturday, November 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN | Treasure Island Great Lawn
Treasure Island

Get outside and spend your weekend exploring the second annual “Snowvember.”
There’s 400+ vendors selling locally-made gifts for the holiday days. Plus there’s 10 tons of snow being dumped on Treasure Island every day starting at 11am. Build a snowman, or join in on a big …

2014 Rockridge in the Snow: Live Music, Santa & Real Snow | Oakland
Saturday, November 29 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please bring coats and toys to donate to One Warm Coat and Toys for Tots.
| Rockridge BART
2014 Rockridge in the Snow: Live Music, Santa & Real Snow | Oakland

Bundle up, grab a free hot mulled cider from The Pasta Shop, and then come on out for Rockridge in the Snow in the BART plaza from 3-6 pm on Saturday, November 29, 2014.
It’s going to be a winter wonderland for kids with a snow …

Sunday, November 30

Movember Fundraiser: Pints for Prostates | East Bay
Sunday, November 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pyramid Alehouse (Walnut Creek)
Movember Fundraiser: Pints for Prostates | East Bay

Pyramid Brewery in Walnut Creek invites you to their Movember Party on Sunday, November 30, 2014.
Now, there’s no free beer here, but you can help support Pints for Prostates, a grassroots campaign that uses the universal language of beer to reach men with an important health message.
There …

Monday, December 1

“Attack of the Typewriters” Old School Letter-Writing Party | Make Out Room
Monday, December 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room

“Vent your political angst with others at Attack of the Typewriters, a free monthly old-school letter-writing party that provides free typewriters, stamps, envelopes, and paper — everything you need to get your voice heard in the halls of power.”   SFIst Grab a drink and tell ...

Wednesday, December 3

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 ...

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, December 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clayton Valley Bowl
Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay

The first Wednesday of every month brings you a hilarious comedy show to the Lounge at Clayton Valley Bowl in Concord. Mires like Fires presents has become one of best East Bay stand up comedy showcases around. The show features a different lineup of talented ...

Thursday, December 4

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, December 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr ...

“RAD” Recess League Dodgeball Night | Oakland

Come play the game you loved in middle school. For $5 bucks, you can drop in for two hours worth of coed adult dodgeball fun at the Claremont Middle School gym, right across the street from the Rockridge BART station. Mention Funcheap and get 2-for-1 admission on ...

Friday, December 5

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, December 5 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held ...

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, December 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday

Oakland Critical Mass is a monthly group bike ride that takes place every first Friday of the month, which starts at 8 pm at the BikeLink bike lockers at 14th and Broadway, and ends at 23rd and Telegraph where Oakland Art Murmur is underway. Critical Mass is argued ...

Monday, December 8

Wheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Make-Out Room
Monday, December 8 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are accepted
| Make-Out Room
Wheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Make-Out Room

“Wheel of Karaoke” is a fun and engaging karaoke game show judged and MC’d by local up-and-coming performers of comedy and music, taking place on every second Monday at the Make-Out Room Guest comedians, musicians, and vaudeville acts cameo throughout the night to make this ...

Thursday, December 11

“RAD” Recess League Dodgeball Night | Oakland

Come play the game you loved in middle school. For $5 bucks, you can drop in for two hours worth of coed adult dodgeball fun at the Claremont Middle School gym, right across the street from the Rockridge BART station. Mention Funcheap and get 2-for-1 admission on ...

Friday, December 12

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, December 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the second Friday of the month with upwards of 400 riders usually meeting at an East ...

Saturday, December 13

SantaCon 2014: City-Wide Santa Pub Crawl | SF
Saturday, December 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
SantaCon 2014: City-Wide Santa Pub Crawl | SF

“SantaCon” or ”Santarchy” is San Francisco’s annual city-wide Santas-only pub crawl happening on Saturday, December 13, 2014.
This flash mob-type event brings together hundreds of slightly sober people dressed in Santa costumes parading around the city, visiting landmarks (like walking down Lombard Street) drinking at bars, and …

Unsilent Night 2014: Boombox Christmas Parade | Dolores Park
Saturday, December 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Unsilent Night 2014: Boombox Christmas Parade | Dolores Park

“Unsilent Night” is artist Phil Kline’s free outdoor participatory sound sculpture played through a roving swarm of hundreds of boomboxes carried through the Mission District creating a 44-minute ambient roving electronic Christmas carol of chimes and bells.
Hundreds of people bring their own boomboxes and drift …

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, December 13 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, San Francisco Theater Pub invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join them at the Exit Theatre for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 ...

Tuesday, December 16

Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games
Tuesday, December 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games

Sandbox is a monthly designing and playtesting event from Come Out and Play SF that takes place every third Tuesday of the month. It’s like a mix between an open mic and a game jam, specifically for real world games and participatory experiences. There is a ...

Big Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, December 16 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must have big hair or wear a wig.
| The Showdown
Big Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF

Bring that big hair and those big laughs down to Showdown every third Tuesday for a few rounds of bingo, guest bands, hosts, and bartenders every month with your resident DJ Mike Apocalypse. Partake in complimentary PB&J sandwiches, $5 PBR tall boys, and $6 shlitz and Jamesons. ...

Friday, December 19

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, December 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...