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Stuck in SF for Thanksgiving? Here’s a list of events, parties & free meals
By - posted 11/27/2013

Wednesday, November 26

Pre-Thanksgiving Farmers Market Day | Ferry Building
Wednesday, November 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Pre-Thanksgiving Farmers Market Day | Ferry Building

Take care of your last minute shopping right before the big day. In addition to the regular Saturday and Tuesday Ferry Plaza Farmers Markets, there will be a special market on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
Visit all the usual Thursday vendors, with special appearances by some of your …

2014 Lotus Indian Restaurant Free Thanksgiving Dinner | North Bay
Wednesday, November 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lotus Cuisine of India
2014 Lotus Indian Restaurant Free Thanksgiving Dinner | North Bay

For the 10th year in a row, the Lotus Family of Restaurants gives back to the community by hosting the annual free Thanksgiving Dinner on the night before Thanksgiving.
2014 Lotus Free Thanksgiving Dinner
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 | 5-9 pm
- Lotus Cuisine of India, 704 4th St, San …

Thursday, November 27

2014 Thanksgiving Sunrise Celebration | Alcatraz
Thursday, November 27 – 4:15 am | Cost: $14*
*Event is free, but boat tickets are $14 for adults.
| Alcatraz Island
2014 Thanksgiving Sunrise Celebration | Alcatraz

The International Indian Treaty Council presents Indigenous Peoples’ Annual Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering on Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Ohlone Territory, on November 27, 2014.
Tickets to Alcatraz are $14 for adults and free for children under 5. The Pier 33 ticket office opens at 4:15 am, boats run from 4:45-6 am.
There will be …

Turkey Trail Trot 2014 | Golden Gate Park
Thursday, November 27 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the crazy race, but registration to participate is closed.
| Polo Field, Golden Gate Park
Turkey Trail Trot 2014 | Golden Gate Park

On Thanksgiving morning, a few turkeys, pilgrims and Native Americans will be up early for some preventative pound shedding at the Annual Turkey Trail Trot in Golden Gate Park.
12th Annual Turkey Trail Trot
Thursday, November 27, 2014 | 8 am
Polo Field, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
FREE …

2014 Free Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner | Santa Cruz
Thursday, November 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No reservations accepted. Food will run out. This is a first come, first serve basis.
| Cafe Gratitude (Santa Cruz)
2014 Free Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner | Santa Cruz

Cafe Gratitude’s annual Free Thanksgiving Meal will be hosted by their Santa Cruz restaurant on Thanksgiving Day.
2014 Free Thanksgiving Meal
Thursday, November 27, 2014 | 11 am to 2 pm
Cafe Gratitude, 103 Lincoln St., Santa Cruz
FREE
Have a raw and vegan Thanksgiving feast including a beverage, entree and dessert served with …

Volunteering for Thanksgiving in SF | A How-To Guide
Thursday, November 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Volunteering for Thanksgiving in SF | A How-To Guide

Take a moment and give back to the community this Thanksgiving.
Read on below for organizations across San Francisco and the Bay Area in need of volunteers to help spread food and warmth to those less fortunate.
>> Know of another volunteering opportunity for Thanksgiving 2014? …

Free Thanksgiving Dinner | East Bay
Thursday, November 27 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | First Lutheran Church (Concord)
Free Thanksgiving Dinner | East Bay

The First Lutheran Church in Concord hosts a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm on Thursday, November 27, 2014.
The dinner is organized by several Contra Costa churches and anybody in the community is welcome to come enjoy some food and cheer.
If you need …

1,000 Free Thanksgiving Dinners | Livermore
Thursday, November 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bothwell Arts Center
1,000 Free Thanksgiving Dinners | Livermore

For the 32nd year in a row the Livermore Community Thanksgiving Dinner will serve over 1,000 free hot meals, from turkey to desserts, in a full holiday atmosphere from noon to 5 pm on Thursday, November 27, 2014.
Redefine “extended family” and spend the day with …

2014 Vegan NoThanksgiving Potluck | East Bay
Thursday, November 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but please bring along a vegan dish to share for the potluck.
| Direct Action Everywhere House
2014 Vegan NoThanksgiving Potluck | East Bay

While people across the United States celebrate a holiday filled with both historical and continuing violence, Direct Action Everywhere will be hosting a NoThanksgiving event for those who are seeking an alternative on Thursday, November 27, 2014.
Schedule of the Day

Noon to 1 pm: Public demonstration …

2014 Thanksgiving Potluck & BBQ | Beer Revolution
Thursday, November 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring a dish to share for the potluck and bring cash for beer.
| Beer Revolution
2014 Thanksgiving Potluck & BBQ | Beer Revolution

Beer Revolution in Oakland is hosting a Thanksgiving BBQ and potluck from noon to 6 pm on Thursday, November 27, 2014.
Holiday escaping Revolutionaries can come by for some beer drinking antics and good times. They will even be featuring a special brew line up to …

Thanksgiving Day Guided Walking Tour | Japanese Tea Garden
Thursday, November 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 admission to the tea garden is required.
| Japanese Tea Garden
Thanksgiving Day Guided Walking Tour | Japanese Tea Garden

Relatives in town? Show off our beautiful city by taking them on one of San Francisco City Guides free guided walking tours of San Francisco’s greatest neighborhoods. There is a full slate of free tours on Thanksgiving weekend, Thursday through Sunday. Tour starting times range from ...

12th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner & Celebration | Oakland
Thursday, November 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Two Star Market
12th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner & Celebration | Oakland

Oakland’s Dimond District is home to Two Star Market which will host its 12th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner & Celebration from 1-4 pm on Thursday, November 27, 2014.
Dinner is free and and includes turkey, chicken, lots of side dishes, plus dessert and drinks.

Glamsgiving DJ Night: ’70s Glam, Bubblegum & Protopunk | Make-Out Room
Thursday, November 27 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Glamsgiving DJ Night: '70s Glam, Bubblegum & Protopunk | Make-Out Room

Thanksgiving night gets a glam makeover with DJs Omar Perez (Sixxteen, Pop Scene, So What) and Medium Rare (RocknRoll Workshop, So What) as they spin ’70s glam, bubblegum, protopunk, and good ol’ rock ‘n roll – all happening at 9 pm on Thursday, November 27, …

Friday, November 28

2014 Candlelit Labyrinth Night & Festival of Light | Baker Beach
Friday, November 28 – 4:50 pm | Cost: FREE | Baker Beach
2014 Candlelit Labyrinth Night & Festival of Light | Baker Beach

This Black Friday, instead of enmeshing yourself in the worst of human behavior, why not come celebrate the best of it? A local group of artists who call themselves the Museum of Joy will be celebrating the 2nd Annual Festival of Light & Gratitude by building …

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