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Saturday, December 16

Timbuk2’s 4th Annual Warehouse Sale: Up to 70% Off | SF
Saturday, December 16 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Timbuk2 Shotwell Factory Store
Timbuk2's 4th Annual Warehouse Sale: Up to 70% Off  | SF
On Saturday, December 16th, the Timbuk2 Shotwell Warehouse will be hosting a one-day-only sample sale from 9 am to 6 pm. Prepare to love thy neighbor, as every year the good tidings (and by tidings, they mean discounts) bring everyone out to brave the cold en ...
Kimochi Silver Bells Arts & Crafts & Food Faire | SF
Saturday, December 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | St. Mary's Cathedral
Kimochi Silver Bells Arts & Crafts & Food Faire | SF
  Submitted by the Event Organizer Shop smart, have fun and feel good at Silver Bells, where a percentage of all of your purchases will help support Kimochi’s programs and services for seniors. You’ll find lots of unique and budget-friendly items, many inspired by Asian/Pacific Island designs. ...

Winter Crafts Fair | Berkeley
Saturday, December 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley Farmers Market
Winter Crafts Fair | Berkeley

Care about responsibly sourced goods and supporting your local economy? Shop local this year at the Ecology Center’s 26th Annual Winter Craft Fair and find sustainably made hand-crafted, and beautiful gifts from over 30 Bay Area artisans. Winter Crafts Fair | Berkeley Saturdays, December 16 ...

Holiday House by Brit + Co: One Stop Holiday Shopping Destination | SF
Saturday, December 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Holiday House by Brit + Co
Holiday House by Brit + Co: One Stop Holiday Shopping Destination | SF

Get merry with Brit + Co at the Holiday House, a one-stop holiday destination in San Francisco. Come hang with them at 2124 Union Street at their open house; there’s free entry, no tickets are required. Expect Instagrammable holiday-themed art installations, festive DIY projects, maker-customized gifts, and ...

NFL Alumni NorCal Chapter Annual Holiday Toy Drive | Redwood City
Saturday, December 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*please bring a new, unwrapped toy
| NFL Alumni Northern California Chapter
NFL Alumni NorCal Chapter Annual Holiday Toy Drive | Redwood City
The annual Toy Drive is their last event for 2017 yet they accept new, unwrapped toys all year. Drop off a new, unwrapped toy or useful item to their NFL Alumni NorCal Chapter building and your generous donation will go to families of the fallen military ...
Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley
Saturday, December 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | 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 handicrafts by some of Northern California’s finest artists. Festive lights, colorful decorations, and a friendly multicultural shopping atmosphere complete the experience. Telegraph Avenue ...

3rd Annual Dimond Lights Artisan Market | SF
Saturday, December 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dimond District (Oakland)
3rd Annual Dimond Lights Artisan Market | SF

Find beautiful one-of-a-kind handmade items for your holiday gift giving this holiday season. Local craftspersons and artisans will be showcasing their work with artistry and pride. 3rd Annual Dimond Lights Artisan Market December 9-10, 2017 & December 16-17, 2017 | 12 pm to 6 pm Dimond ...

Win Tix: VIP Pass to SF’s Filipino Holiday Pop-Up Market | SoMa
Saturday, December 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Covo
Get a rare All-Access Pass to "Undiscovered" which includes $40 in credits for food and retail vendors.
The Good Craft Holiday Market | Berkeley
Saturday, December 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Neyborly
The Good Craft Holiday Market | Berkeley
Submitted by the Event Organizer The Good Craft is at it again on December 16th for our holiday market. We have an all star line up of local Bay Area makers, creators, movers and shakers. We will have illustrators, ceramicists, jewelers, clothing designers, painters and much ...
2nd Annual Snowman Social | Marin City
Saturday, December 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin City Library
2nd Annual Snowman Social | Marin City
Join them for an afternoon of food, crafts, fun, and maybe a little bit of magical snowman science.
Juried Holiday Art Bazaar & Mini-PinCon | Oakland
Juried Holiday Art Bazaar & Mini-PinCon | Oakland
Submitted by the Event Organizer Support Local Artists and get your PinGame on… while snacking on tasty brunch items or sipping a beer. Classic Cars West hosts their 2nd Annual Holiday Bazaar, this year Juried by Bay-Made, ensuring you’ll get the best local artists and coolest pins ...
Holiday Cheer Hike: Golden Gate Park & Beer | SF
Saturday, December 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free hike, but bring cash for beer at the end
| Haight & Stanyan
Holiday Cheer Hike: Golden Gate Park & Beer | SF
Throw a little exercise into your holiday cheer and join a festive group hike through Golden Gate to Ocean Beach, followed by a celebratory beer at Beach Chalet Brewery. Holiday Cheer with a Park and Beer Saturday, December 16, 2017 | 1-4 pm Meet at Golden Gate Park Entrance at Haight/Stanyan FREE but ...
SF Etsy’s Winter Pop Up Shop | 2017
Saturday, December 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Makers WorkSpace
SF Etsy's Winter Pop Up Shop | 2017

Get ready for three whole weekends of crafty shopping awesomeness.  Come get all your holiday shopping done at this winter pop-up shop featuring goods from the SF Etsy Team and tenants of Makers Workspace. They’ll have jewelry, home goods, art prints, teeshirts, candles, bath and ...

Sweater Mittens: Free Craft Workshop | SF
Saturday, December 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Call (415)355-2848 to sign up.
| Visitacion Valley Branch Library
Sweater Mittens: Free Craft Workshop | SF
Do you have an old wool sweater or a sweater that has shrunk in the washer? Come join them and learn how to recycle an old sweater into a pair of warm mittens. You are welcome to bring your own preshrunk, clean sweater. Materials will ...
Meow That’s What I Call Art Vol 2 & Holiday Art Fair | SF
Saturday, December 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sketchpad Gallery
Meow That's What I Call Art Vol 2 & Holiday Art Fair | SF
Merry Catmas. Due to popular demand, and just in time for the holiday season, they are back for Vol. 2 of Meow That’s What I Call Art. This Cat Art show will feature tons of great cat art and products, as well as a holiday ...
Doughbies Holiday Pop Up: Free Cookies & Coffee | SF
Saturday, December 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Doughbies Pop-Up
Doughbies Holiday Pop Up: Free Cookies & Coffee | SF

Santa is coming early this year, and he’s bringing free cookies and coffee. Come one, come all – friends, family, co-workers and Bumble dates. Join Doughbies for their first-ever Holiday pop up. Come enjoy the cookies you know and love and snuggle up with a ...

2017 “Krampus Krawl”: Scary Xmas Pub Crawl | SF
2017 “Krampus Krawl”: Scary Xmas Pub Crawl | SF
It’s time once again to bring the Xmas weird back to Union Square with the fourth annual Krampusnacht celebration. Join in to channel your own personal versions of the traditional Christmas demon Krampus, a pal of St. Nick and scourge of naughty children everywhere. This is more wandering guerilla ...
50% Off: A Very Merry Misfit Cabaret | Great Star Theater
Saturday, December 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $12.50*
*50% off with code FUNMERRYMC. Otherwise, it's $25
| Great Star Theater
50% Off: A Very Merry Misfit Cabaret | Great Star Theater

Celebrate the holidays with friends and loved ones at Kat Robichaud takes on every Christmas Special from your childhood. With a rotating cast of stunning performers including burlesque by the reigning queen Ms. Viva Las Vegas Frankie Fictitious, drag by the incomparable Carnie Asada, a ...

Comedy Roast of Santa Claus | SF
Saturday, December 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with code FunCheap; normally $10
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Comedy Roast of Santa Claus | SF
You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I’m telling you why, cause Santa Claus is coming to get Roasted. What says “Holiday Season” more than a degrading, mean-spirited, hate-filled, hilariously funny, live Comedy Roast? Join them Saturday, December 16th  at the SoMa StrEat Food ...
Bootie SF: Star Wars Holiday Special | SF
Saturday, December 16 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 before 10 pm
| Bootie SF
Bootie SF: Star Wars Holiday Special | SF
The Empire strikes Bootie, as they celebrate “The Last Jedi” with holiday treats and Star Wars mashups and remixes. Dress up as your favorite character and get ready to use the Force on the dance floor with Rebel DJs Tyme, Airsun, and Jimi G, while the ...

Sunday, December 17

Last Day of Holiday House by Brit + Co: One Stop Holiday Shopping Destination | SF
Sunday, December 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Holiday House by Brit + Co
Last Day of Holiday House by Brit + Co: One Stop Holiday Shopping Destination | SF

Get merry with Brit + Co at the Holiday House, a one-stop holiday destination in San Francisco. Come hang with them at 2124 Union Street at their open house; there’s free entry, no tickets are required. Expect Instagrammable holiday-themed art installations, festive DIY projects, maker-customized gifts, and ...

Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley
Sunday, December 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | 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 handicrafts by some of Northern California’s finest artists. Festive lights, colorful decorations, and a friendly multicultural shopping atmosphere complete the experience. Telegraph Avenue ...

Bay Street Holiday Pop-Up Market | Emeryville
Sunday, December 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Bay Street Holiday Pop-Up Market | Emeryville
Submitted by the Event Organizer Bay Street is set to host a festive Holiday Pop-Up Market, the perfect place for shopping in the heart of Emeryville. Free to attend, the market will feature handmade ceramics, jewelry, décor, textiles and more from local makers, crafters and artisans. ...
SF Etsy’s Winter Pop Up Shop: Final Day | 2017
Sunday, December 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Makers WorkSpace
SF Etsy's Winter Pop Up Shop: Final Day | 2017

Get ready for three whole weekends of crafty shopping awesomeness.  Come get all your holiday shopping done at this winter pop-up shop featuring goods from the SF Etsy Team and tenants of Makers Workspace. They’ll have jewelry, home goods, art prints, teeshirts, candles, bath and ...

Chanukah At The River: Grand Menorah Lighting | Petaluma
Sunday, December 17 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Water Street Promenade
Chanukah At The River: Grand Menorah Lighting | Petaluma
Join them for the second annual Grand Menorah Lighting at the Petaluma River. There will be: Mega-Nine-Foot Menorah Spectacular Fire Juggling & Escape Act Latkes, Donuts, and Chocolate “Gelt” Chanukah Craft, Music, Grand Raffle Face Painting, Photo-op with Life-Sized Dreidel  Special Chanukah Giveaway for first 50 Kids Free but an RSVP is required.
Napa Lighted Art Festival | Last Day
Sunday, December 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Napa
Napa Lighted Art Festival | Last Day

Experience an illuminating art walk during the season of lights. This festival creates stunning artwork as light displays are projected onto a variety of buildings throughout Downtown Napa and the Oxbow District. Eight to ten original artworks will light up the night sky for 9 ...

Wednesday, December 20

NOVY’s Wine Tasting for Fire Relief | SF
NOVY's Wine Tasting for Fire Relief | SF
Come join them at Novy for a night of charity and holiday cheer with complimentary wine and Greek appetizers. The evening will include the chance to mingle with neighbors and taste wines from Chamisal Vineyards, A to Z Wineworks, Skouras Winery, and Tiamo Wines. They will ...

Thursday, December 21

Holiday Caroling in Downtown Berkeley | 2017
Thursday, December 21 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Center St (Berkeley)
Holiday Caroling in Downtown Berkeley | 2017
Submitted by the Event Organizer Holiday Caroling in Downtown Berkeley Everyone is welcome to this FREE event. All ages and all levels of experience wanting to get in the holiday spirit and experience caroling. The more the merrier. * December 14th at 12-1pm: This lunchtime session will feature special ...
Weekday Holiday Jazz Music Series | Emeryville
Thursday, December 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Weekday Holiday Jazz Music Series | Emeryville

Ring in the holidays with live jazz performances at Bay Street throughout the holiday season. Everyone is invited to stop by the Center Plaza to enjoy smooth, festive favorites from The John Calloway Trio, Machina Sol, Andre Thierry, Descarga Jazz, Bobby C. Quartet and more. ...

Friday, December 22

Winter Walk SF: Holiday Pop Up Plaza | Union Square
Friday, December 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stockton & Ellis
Winter Walk SF: Holiday Pop Up Plaza | Union Square

Union Square SF’s Winter Walk will once again make the holidays brighter by transforming two blocks on Stockton Street into a pedestrian-only holiday pop-up plaza. 2017 Winter Walk SF November 25, 2017 – December 31, 2017 Stockton St. between Geary and Ellis, San Francisco FREE Back ...