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Friday, November 21

4 Hours of Free Holiday Parking | Embarcadero Center
4 Hours of Free Holiday Parking | Embarcadero Center

During the holidays, park for free at Embarcadero Center, when you shop, dine and skate at the outdoor Holiday Ice Rink. Embarcadero Center is offering free parking for up to four hours during the holiday season. 2014 Free Holiday Parking | Embarcadero Center Valid Dates: Friday, ...

Grumpy Cat Unveils 2014 Macy’s Holiday Windows | Union Square
Friday, November 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Grumpy Cat Unveils 2014 Macy's Holiday Windows | Union Square

The SF SPCA and Macy’s unveil the adorable puppies and kittens of the 2014 Holiday Windows, with a very special guest, internet sensation, Grumpy Cat, from Lifetime’s new holiday movie, Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever, at 5 pm on Friday, November 21, 2014.
Press your nose up against …

“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview
Friday, November 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 3rd Street (Bayview)

The 2014 Tree Lighting event takes place on the newly created plaza at 3rd Street & Newcomb, where the new landscape of the historic building is starting to take shape. The Community Tree is where it’s always been, except now this place is outside the …

Friday Night Street Art Celebration, Live Music & Dance | de Young
Friday Night Street Art Celebration, Live Music & Dance | de Young

Friday Nights at the de Young presents Taking It to the Streets, featuring street artists, mural creations, printmaking stations, live music and dance performances, in-gallery talks and performances, and art-making stations. This evening is co-organized by street artists René Yañez and Rigo 23. The Museums …

Parol-Marking Workshop: Beautiful Filipino Lanterns | SoMa
Friday, November 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*One free parol per person. Additional parol materials are $6-8 each.
| Bayanihan Community Center
Parol-Marking Workshop: Beautiful Filipino Lanterns | SoMa

Get ready for the annual San Francisco Parol Lantern Festival and Parade by making beautiful Filipino lanterns with The Bayanihan Community Center (BCC) every Friday, October 24-December 5, 2014 (excluding Friday, November 28). The Parol Lantern Festival & Parade takes place on Saturday, December 13, 2014 and is a memorable evening ...

2014 Hyatt Regency Tree Lighting | SF
Friday, November 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hyatt Regency San Francisco
2014 Hyatt Regency Tree Lighting | SF

Celebrate the holidays at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco’s Tree and Atrium Lighting Celebration starting at 7 pm on Friday, November 21, 2014, immediately following the Embarcadero Lighting Ceremony.
The one hour program will feature MCs Jack and Charly from KOIT Radio and ​entertainment from:

Glide Memorial Choir
Meshuga …

15th Annual San Francisco Turkey Cook-Off | Lake Merced
Friday, November 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merced Boathouse
15th Annual San Francisco Turkey Cook-Off | Lake Merced

Get a taste of the top chefs who work for the Department of Rec and Park at the city’s 15th Annual Turkey Cook-Off in at the Potrero Hill Recreation Center from 7-10 pm on Friday, November 21, 2014.
Help judge the best turkey, side dishes, and desserts at …

ULUV Free Concert Series | Dolores Park Cafe
Friday, November 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park Cafe
ULUV Free Concert Series | Dolores Park Cafe

ULUV Music District is dedicated to spotlighting local musicians by offering live music events to support San Francisco’s beloved music culture and community. ULUV Music is raising awareness of the Bay Area’s infinite potential towards becoming the destination that welcomes, supports and honors the sacred ...

Win Tix: Magic Trick: Sparse Blues, Dense Bass & Lush Harmonies | The Chapel
Friday, November 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $12 adv / $15 door
| The Chapel
Magic Trick: Sparse Blues, Dense Bass & Lush Harmonies | The Chapel

Led by Tim Cohen, Magic Trick’s latest album, The Glad Birth of Love, is a 45 minute album composed of four epic long-form compositions saturated with Tim’s uncanny pop sensibilities and vivid lyrical imagery. Transitioning seamlessly from sparse acoustic blues, to dense bass and oud …

Saturday, November 22

The “Now Festival” 2014: Ballet in the Park & Closing Concert | Panhandle
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Enjoy the last day of the NOW Festival with free yoga and a Ballet in the Park session when anyone is welcome to come practice and learn ballet right by the McKinley Statue. Plus, don’t miss the free closing ceremony and concert for the festival …

2014 Holiday Artisan Fair: Saturday | de Young
Saturday, November 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | de Young Museum
2014 Holiday Artisan Fair: Saturday | de Young

Now celebrating its 8th year, the event features 17 Bay Area artisans presenting their wares in the Piazzoni Murals Room. Shop a selection of jewelry, textiles, home accessories, and quality crafts. Meet the makers and shop a wide selection of unique and locally produced holiday gifts. ...

The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF
Saturday, November 22 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
| Laguna Honda Hospital
The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF

Take a sad song and make it better as The Beatles Choir brings cheer to the residents and staff of Laguna Honda Hospital through music, joy, laughter and the timeless songs of the Fab Four. Laguna Honda Hospital is a long-term, skilled nursing and rehabilitation ...

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 …

2014 Italian Christmas Market: Food, Fashion & Crafts | Fort Mason
Saturday, November 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Museo Italo Americano
2014 Italian Christmas Market: Food, Fashion & Crafts | Fort Mason

Inspired by the famous Christmas markets in Northern Italy and throughout most of Europe, the 2nd Annual Italian Christmas Market (Mercato di Natale) will exude the warm atmosphere of Christmas in San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center. 2014 Italian Christmas Market (Mercato di Natale) November 22-23, 2014 - ...

2014 Downtown Snow Fall: First Snow | SF
Saturday, November 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hyatt Regency San Francisco
2014 Downtown Snow Fall: First Snow | SF

Complementing the dramatic lights and over-the-top interior décor that includes a 30-foot tree and over-sized holiday characters, snow will fall daily inside the Hyatt Regency San Francisco’s dramatic 17-story atrium lobby illuminated by 300,000 lights during the holiday season. 2014 Downtown Snow Fall November 22 through December 30, 2014 Hyatt ...

2014 San Francisco Center for Book Holiday Fair | Potrero Hill
Saturday, November 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Center for the Book
2014 San Francisco Center for Book Holiday Fair | Potrero Hill

Grab your friends and head to the San Francisco Center for the Book’s Holiday Fair where you’ll find unique holiday gifts among the wide selection of letterpress cards, prints and ephemera, journals and notebooks, artists’ books, paper, and unique arts and crafts handmade by a wide variety …

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 …

“Hobnobbing with Gobs of Snobs” History Walking Tour | Nob Hill

“Hobnobbing with Gobs of Snobs” is a history walking tour that examines the stinkin’ rich and dirty money that built Nob Hill. That’s right: San Francisco’s cleanest neighborhood is also her dirtiest.
FootTours are giving two free “dress rehearsals” of this 2-hour tour: Friday and Saturday, November 21 …

Pier 39 Tree Lighting Celebration: Saturday | 2014
Saturday, November 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Pier 39 Tree Lighting Celebration: Saturday | 2014

Experience the holiday magic at Pier 39 – sing songs, hear choral performances, chuckle at holiday-themed comedy, give hugs to Disneyland friends, and welcome the season with two days of holly-jolly magic and merriment for the whole family. The fun culminates at 6 pm each night ...

50% Off: San Francisco Vintners Market | Fort Mason
Saturday, November 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: 50% Off*
*Use discount code FUNSAT or FUNSUN. Codes may expire at any time.
| Fort Mason Center
50% 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 …

Family Concert: Storytelling in Music | SF
Saturday, November 22 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Calvary Presbyterian Church
Family Concert: Storytelling in Music | SF

The Bay Area’s favorite storyteller Joel ben Izzy is back, with more wonderful tales accompanied by music provided by the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra. This program features a reprise of last season’s Main Stage hit Luck or Wisdom?, a wonderfully crafted folktale paired with an …

3D Light Show & San Francisco Ballet Meet & Greet | Westfield SF
Saturday, November 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
3D Light Show & San Francisco Ballet Meet & Greet | Westfield SF

Join the SF Ballet for two special meet and greet appearances from 5-6 pm on November 22 and December 6, 2014.
Meet the dancers, take photos and collect autographs. SF Ballet dancers will be Under the Dome on Level 4.

Sunday, November 23

BCBG Holiday Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF
BCBG Holiday Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF

Join the BCBG Holiday Warehouse Sale with over 2,000 dresses, tops, bandage skirts, cashmere, as well as fabulous cocktail dresses for the holidays with sizes 0-12, all up to 70% off (with an additional 10% if you pay cash).
BCBG Holiday Warehouse Sale
Sunday, November 23, 2014 | 10 …

2014 Italian Christmas Market: Food, Fashion & Crafts | Fort Mason
Sunday, November 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Museo Italo Americano
2014 Italian Christmas Market: Food, Fashion & Crafts | Fort Mason

Inspired by the famous Christmas markets in Northern Italy and throughout most of Europe, the 2nd Annual Italian Christmas Market (Mercato di Natale) will exude the warm atmosphere of Christmas in San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center. 2014 Italian Christmas Market (Mercato di Natale) November 22-23, 2014 - ...