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2014 Barback Games2014 Barback Games
By - posted 11/21/2014
Get Out : Events

Watch 50+ of SF’s best barbacks battle it out in Fernet-Branca’s annual Barback Games in a gladiator-style competition that changes every year, but in the past has been fun challenges like super-quick keg changing and ice bucket relays. Plus there’s live entertainment with live Motown on Monday DJs, burlesque from Hubba Hubba more...

The Great SF Mac and Cheese ThrowdownThe Great SF Mac and Cheese Throwdown
By - posted 11/21/2014
Eat & Drink

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 ratchet up the Cheese factor with live music from a cheesy cover band, cheap beer specials, games, and more. Plus more...

SF Bids for the 2024 OlympicsSF Bids for the 2024 Olympics
By - posted 11/21/2014
City Insight

“A $350 million “pop-up” stadium in a Brisbane field. Beach volleyball in front of San Francisco City Hall. Table tennis in Chinatown.” – that’s an intriguing first line from the SF Gate article about yet another bid for San Francisco to host the Olympics. This time the goal is 2024. We’ve more...

Holiday Events & Tree LightingsHoliday Events & Tree Lightings
By - posted 11/19/2014
Holidays

Grumpy Cat Comes to SF for the HolidaysGrumpy Cat Comes to SF for the Holidays
By - posted 11/19/2014
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Macy’s in Union Square unveils their 28th Annual “Holiday Windows” (November 21, 2014 to January 4, 2015) with elaborately-decorated holiday window displays all along the outside of the building featuring some adorable (and adoptable) cats and dogs to help benefit the SPCA and find these furry friends a new home. Very more...

Winter FireworksWinter Fireworks
By - posted 11/19/2014
Fairs & Festivals

Enjoy a winter fireworks display, and a special free “Disney on Ice” performance which takes place on the outdoor ice rink in Justin Herman Plaza during Embarcadero Center’s 28th Annual Building Lighting Ceremony when more than 17,000 lights illuminate the San Francisco skyline. 2014 Embarcadero Lighting Ceremony Friday, November 21, 2014 - 4-6 pm: Carnival - 6-8 pm: Lighting Ceremony Justin more...

It's Now Easier to Fight Parking Tickets in SFIt’s Now Easier to Fight Parking Tickets in SF
By - posted 11/18/2014
City Insight

Parking in San Francisco suuuuucks. And that’s just the driving around looking for spaces, not even thinking about how much it costs. Oh, and then there’s the tickets.  Previously, it was kind of pain in the arse to fight parking tickets in San Francisco. You had to actually file a written protest more...

The Dog Mayor of SFThe Dog Mayor of SF
By - posted 11/18/2014
Only in San Francisco

November is election month, and the votes are in for “Dog Mayor of San Francisco.” By the will of the people, Dean Clark’s dog, Frida has been chosen for the coveted post. Frida will hold “court” as Dog Mayor for a Day and you and your four-legged friends are invited to meet more...

Margaret Cho: Free Street Concerts in SFMargaret Cho: Free Street Concerts in SF
By - posted 11/17/2014
Only in San Francisco

Comedienne / activist / singer-songwriter Margaret Cho is taking it to the streets – apparently beginning an approximate month-long busking tour of San Francisco to help gather donations for the homeless. She’ll tweet the location of her street-performance intersection the day preceding her appearance. On Monday, November 17, 2014 she’ll be the more...

“Mole to Die For” Tasting Party
By - posted 11/17/2014
Eat & Drink

“Mole” is a Mexican sauce made from chili peppers, other spices and (most importantly) chocolate. Mole lovers are invited to participate in the “Mole Para Morirse” (Mole To Die For) contest, where the audience will get a chance to taste a variety of regional Mole entries and vote for their favorites. 2014 Mole more...

The The “Now” Festival
By - posted 11/16/2014
Fairs & Festivals

Now is a community festival akin to a cross between [freespace] and SXSW – and they’ll be taking over the neighborhoods around San Francisco’s iconic Panhandle (plus a few all over the city) to produce a week of most free events from November 16-22, 2014. Hundreds of people will contribute to a neighborhood-wide more...

Patchwork Craft FestivalPatchwork Craft Festival
By - posted 11/16/2014
Artsy Fartsy

Patchwork 2014 is Dear Handmade Life’s bi-annual, makers festival showcasing local emerging artists, crafters and designers alongside artisan food, DIY craft workshops, gourmet food trucks and indie music happening in Jack London Square. 2014 Patchwork Craft Festival Sunday, November 16, 2014 | 11 am to 5 pm Jack London Square, Oakland FREE Patchwork’s Northern California more...

SF Art Institute FestivalSF Art Institute Festival
By - posted 11/16/2014
Artsy Fartsy

San Francisco Art Institute welcomes you to an annual family-friendly festival and art sale, SFAI Concentrate—a daylong adventure that celebrates artists, community, and the inimitable spirit of SFAI. 2014 San Francisco Art Institute “Concentrate” Festival Sunday, November 16, 2014 | 1-6 pm San Francisco Art Institute, 800 Chestnut St, San Francisco FREE, but more...

SnowFest 2014SnowFest 2014
By - posted 11/14/2014
Get Out : Events

Do you miss the powder? Are you praying for snow? Come worship the snow, drink some beer and get stoked for winter at Sports Basement’s 10th annual SnowFest happening at three different stores on November 14-16, 2014, including Campbell, Berkeley and SF Presidio. RSVP online for your SnowFest 2014 of choice: Campbell Snowfest: Friday, November 14, more...

2014 Green Festival2014 Green Festival
By - posted 11/13/2014
Fairs & Festivals

Experience the widest selection of products and services to work green, play green and live green – from food, fashion and health, to energy, construction and design at the 2014 Green Festival, featuring something for everyone interested in living a more sustainable and healthier life. 2014 Green Festival San Francisco November 14-16, 2014 Fort Mason more...