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Free Day at California Academy of SciencesFree Day at California Academy of Sciences
By - posted 12/10/2016
Freebies

California Academy of SciencesThe California Academy of Sciences is a world-class scientific and cultural institution in Golden Gate Park, a 400,000 square foot structure that houses an aquarium, a planetarium a natural history museum and a four-story rainforest all under a living roof. The Academy hosts four free days a year. more...

Santa Skivvies RunSanta Skivvies Run
By - posted 12/10/2016
Only in San Francisco

CrossFit San Francisco The Santa Skivvies Run is a festive romp through the Castro benefiting San Francisco AIDS Foundation when you can watch hundreds of bods drop trou, don Santa hats and reindeer antlers and help raise funds to support the free and local services of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. Although it costs upwards more...

“El Mercado” Pop-up Holiday Market
By - posted 12/10/2016
Holidays

La CocinaFor one day in December, La Cocina will transform The Women’s Building into a pop-up holiday bazaar, creating a vibrant marketplace, with over 20 food vendors and DIY artisans, for natives and tourists alike to celebrate local entrepreneurship and find the perfect gift and treats for the holidays. Look forward more...

Emperor Norton's 4th Annual Christmas Tree WalkEmperor Norton’s 4th Annual Christmas Tree Walk
By - posted 12/10/2016
Celebrations

Bennett Hall The Tannenbaum Toast is the annual holiday celebration of The Emperor’s Bridge Campaign, the San Francisco-based nonprofit that works to honor the life and advance the legacy of Joshua Abraham Norton (c.1818 – 1880), the eccentric and visionary best known as Emperor Norton. The toast pays tribute to the tradition more...

Unsilent Night: Xmas Boombox ParadeUnsilent Night: Xmas Boombox Parade
By - posted 12/10/2016
Holidays

SFCMP “Unsilent Night” is artist Phil Kline’s free outdoor participatory sound sculpture played through smartphones and boomboxes where the audience becomes the performer. “Carolers” play one of four tracks of music downloaded to their smart phone, or anything that amplifies music, together comprising “Unsilent Night.” The public ensemble will walk a carefully chosen route more...

Check Out SF's Newest Mosaic Tile StairwayCheck Out SF’s Newest Mosaic Tile Stairway
By - posted 12/10/2016
Artsy Fartsy

RHAA Landscape Architecture and Design Join the Parks Alliance, Excelsior Action Group and Friends of Kenny Alley on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 1 pm to celebrate the grand opening of the Kenny Alley mosaic stairs which look like a waterfall in the Excelsior District at Kenny Alley near 4949 Mission Street. If more...

SantaCon 2016SantaCon 2016
By - posted 12/7/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Santacon SF via Facebook“SantaCon” or “Santarchy” is San Francisco’s annual city-wide Santas-only pub crawl happening on Saturday, December 10, 2016. This flash mob-type event brings together hundreds of slightly sober people dressed in Santa costumes parading around the city, visiting landmarks drinking at bars, and causing general mayhem. And just so you know, more...

Holiday Volunteering Guide 2016Holiday Volunteering Guide 2016
By - posted 12/7/2016
Holidays

December is in full swing, so why not spread some holiday cheer? Give back to San Francisco with one of these great volunteer opportunities. Spend your Christmas with the elderly, prepare meals to feed to homeless, choose children’s toys, and more. It’s the best gift you can give – no stressful more...

Meet LiLou... SFO's Adorable Therapy PigMeet LiLou… SFO’s Adorable Therapy Pig
By - posted 12/6/2016
City Discoveries

Back in 2013 SFO launched their “Wag Brigade” program filled with adorable (and petable) trained dogs to take through the terminals to make passenger travel more enjoyable, especially during the stress holiday travel season. But it’s not just all dogs. SFO has added a little pig named LiLou to the program who more...

Drag Queens on IceDrag Queens on Ice
By - posted 12/6/2016
Get Out : Events

broadwayworld.comThe Bay Area’s most colorful drag personalities will be returning to the ice for an evening of laughs, lip syncing and lipstick during Drag Queens On Ice. Drag Queens on Ice Thursday, December 8, 2016 | 8-9:30 pm Union Square Park, SF FREE to watch – RSVP on Facebook The event is rain or shine If you’d like more...

SF City Hall's World Tree of HopeSF City Hall’s World Tree of Hope
By - posted 12/5/2016
Celebrations

Rainbow World Fund via FacebookCome celebrate Christmas in San Francisco City Hall with Mayor Ed Lee and the Annual World Tree of Hope Celebration. The Rainbow World Fund’s World Tree of Hope is a holiday tree in the Rotunda of San Francisco City Hall decorated with thousands of origami cranes, each inscribed more...

Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale: Everything is 80% OffChronicle Books Warehouse Sale: Everything is 80% Off
By - posted 12/5/2016
Deals

Chronicle Books Need some last minute gifts, but don’t want to pay outrageous last minute shipping costs? The Chronicle Books Holiday Warehouse Sale is here again with 80% off everything in the store for three days only. Choose from cookbooks, children’s books, lifestyle, home, arts and crafts, art and design, photography, travel, pop more...

Jet Blue's $20 Flight SaleJet Blue’s $20 Flight Sale
By - posted 12/5/2016
Deals

Worcester1012 via Wikipedia Jet Blue is offering a series of different deals every day from December 5-16, 2016 calling it “A December to Adventure.” The deals are released each day at 10am Pacific expire the same day at 8:59pm. Today’s deal (December 5th) $20 One Way Fares Fares are valid only on a very more...

Candle Light Vigil for Candle Light Vigil for “Ghost Ship” Fire
By - posted 12/4/2016
Healing

Anthony Bonnett via FacebookTo help with the healing process after this weekend’s tragic “Ghost Ship” fire, there is a candlelight vigil planned for Lake Merritt on Monday at 8pm to pay respect to those we have lost but never will forget. Ghost Ship Candle Light Vigil Monday, December 5, 2016 | 8pm Lake Merritt more...

SF JAZZ Center's Free Concert NightSF JAZZ Center’s Free Concert Night
By - posted 12/4/2016
Get Out : Events

Bill Evans via SFJAZZLed by Bay Area band leader Adam Theis, the Monday Night Band will impress with traditional big band repertoire, funk, original band member arrangements and compositions, and plenty of energy at a free concert at the SF Jazz Center’s Miner Auditorium SF JAZZ Free Concert Night Monday, December 5, more...