Saturday, December 10, 2016

2016 Winter Open House & Train Show | San Leandro
Saturday, December 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Leandro Historical Railway Society

Santa is back. Their 2016 Winter Open House and Train Show will happen December 10th & 11th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM both days. Their G&O crew will be running full more...

10:00 amSubrosa Craft Faire | Oakland   FREE
10:00 amLGBTQ Foster-Adoption Mini Conference | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
10:00 amWinter Arts & Nature Celebration Festival | Stinson Beach   FREE*
*Suggested donation of $15-25 per attendee per event.
10:00 amDewey Decimal System Day | South SF   FREE
10:00 amPioneer Park Tree Walk | Mountain View   FREE
10:30 amCrafting at the Library: Winter Mini Maker Fair | Hayward   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All Day2016 East Bay Alternative Book & Zine Fest | Berkeley   FREE
All DayTelegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley   FREE
All Day2016 Traditional German Christmas Market | Mountain View   FREE
All DayMission District Mural Tour, Christmas Posada & Caroling | SF   FREE
11:00 amEast Bay Alternative Book & Zine Fest | Oakland   FREE
11:00 am“Vintage: Wine, Beer, & Spirits Labels” Exhibit | SF   $5
11:00 amHistory Play Date: Create & Design for the Holiday Season | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
11:00 amThe Crucible’s GIFTY Winter Open House | Oakland   FREE*
*Admission is free but there will be tasty treats, cool art and wonderful gifts available for purchase
All Day“Jack of All Trades” Holiday Market: Free Santa Pics & 55 Ft Xmas Tree | Oakland   FREE
11:00 amUC Botanical Garden Holiday Pop-up Shop | Berkeley   FREE
11:00 amHoliday On The Farm: Puppet Show, Victorian Santa & His Reindeers | San Ramon   FREE
11:00 amSchoolyard Opening Celebration: Games & Free Lunch | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
11:00 amGerman Holiday Market | Mountain View   FREE
11:00 amSouth Bay Community Holiday Car Care Event & Free Food | San Jose   FREE
11:00 am“What Do You Love About You?” Book Reading | Green Apple Books   FREE
11:30 amInteractive Collage Workshop | Oakland   FREE
All DaySantaCon 2016: City-Wide Santa Pub Crawl | SF   FREE
12:00 pmGarden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF   FREE
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
12:00 pmEarthquakes Winterfest: 10 Tons of Snow & Holiday Activities | San Jose   FREE*
*Admission is free, but new toys or canned goods are a recommended donation upon entry.
12:30 pm“Healthy Food, Healthy You” Healthy Eating Series | SSF Library   FREE
12:30 pmFree “Santa Baby” Choreography Dance Class | Oakland   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pm2016 Christmas at Sea: Costumed Characters, Sea Chanteys & Nautical Santa | SF   $10*
*Adults are $10; the event is free for kids ages 15 and under.
All Day2016 SantaCon DJ Dance Party | Club OMG   FREE
1:00 pmCheck Out SF’s Brand New Mosaic Stairs | SF   FREE
1:00 pmChildren Craft Workshop & Free Photos with Santa Claus | Japantown   FREE
2:00 pm“This Is Not Normal” March Against Hate and Bigotry | SF   FREE*
*Free but donations are encouraged.
2:00 pmNeon Signs & Their Influence: Films, Lectures & Book Signings | SF Main Library   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
2:00 pm2016 “Krampus Krawl”: Scary Xmas Pub Crawl | Oakland   FREE
2:00 pmFree Dance Workout Fusion | Oakland   FREE
2:00 pmChristmas Open House: Hot Cider & Cookies | Berkeley   FREE
All Day1st Annual Ugly Sweater Ice Skating Day | Embarcadero   $11*
*$11 for general admission; $5 for skate rentals
3:00 pm“Saturdays Unplugged” Hanukkah Party & Hula Dancing Lessons | JCCSF   FREE
3:00 pm“Alive Inside” Documentary Film Screening | Oakland   FREE
5:00 pm2016 Misfit Toy Factory: Live Artmaking & Workshops | Mission   FREE
5:00 pm2016 San Francisco Parol Lantern Festival & Parade | SoMa   FREE
5:00 pmUnsilent Night 2016: Boombox Christmas Parade | Mission Dolores Park   FREE
6:00 pm2016 Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworks | Sausalito   FREE
6:30 pm2016 “Holiday Fanfare”: Free Outdoor Brass Concert | Civic Center   FREE
6:30 pmZoovie Night: Zootopia | Oakland Zoo   $7
6:30 pmSpontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pmAddison Street Jazz | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmThe Full Heart, Choral Music of Love & Passion | SF   FREE*
*Donations not required but gladly accepted
8:00 pmFinal Day: Tony Award-Winning Play “EQUUS” by Peter Shaffer | Eureka Theatre   FREE*
*Free, by entering the discount code FUNCHEAP2016 when you register online.
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE
9:00 pmWin Tix: Hanukkah in Paris | Hotel Zeppelin   WIN
9:30 pmSadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF   FREE
9:30 pmGroovy Concert w/ The Dr. Mojo Band | North Bay   FREE

Sunday, December 11, 2016

December Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Sunday, December 11 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am.
| Muir Woods National Monument

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth more...

9:30 am“The Value of Public Art” Talk | Grace Cathedral   FREE
All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday: Seal and Sea Lion Superstars | Sausalito   FREE
10:30 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View   FREE
11:00 am2016 Santa Skivvies Run | Castro   FREE*
*Free to watch, but registration to run is $45 and supports the San Francisco AIDS Foundation.
All DayTelegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley   FREE
11:00 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Oakland   FREE
11:00 amVery Vegan Sundays | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
11:00 amThe Crucible’s GIFTY Winter Open House | Oakland   FREE*
*Admission is free but there will be tasty treats, cool art and wonderful gifts available for purchase
11:00 amUC Botanical Garden Holiday Pop-up Shop | Berkeley   FREE
11:00 amHarvey Milk Holiday Craft Fair: Unique Handmade Gifts | SF   FREE
11:00 amMenorah Building Workshop | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
11:00 amTwain’s Frog & the Beautiful Serpent: Hike at Mori Point | Pacifica   FREE
12:00 pmAGU Public Lecture: How To Chose A Landing Site on Mars | SF   FREE
12:00 pmItalian Street Food Fest | Berkeley   FREE
12:30 pmFree Pilates Mat Class | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but you must register for the class in advance
1:00 pmChildren Craft Workshop & Free Photos with Santa Claus | Japantown   FREE
1:00 pmLetters to Prisoners Workshop | SF Main Library   FREE
1:00 pmLetters to Prisoners Workshop | SF Main Library   FREE
2:00 pmThe Turn of the Screw: A Stagework Full of Fright | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
2:00 pmPhonographic Memory: Sharing Songs with Strangers | SF Main Library   FREE
3:00 pmChai & Chocolate: Live Indian Music with Chocolate & Mugs of Chai | Mill Valley   FREE
3:00 pm“All The Rage” Book Reading | SF Main Library   FREE
4:00 pmEmperor Norton’s 4th Annual Tannenbaum Toast & Christmas Tree Walk | Union Square   FREE*
*Free, but bring money for the cash bar.
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
5:00 pm“Jacob’s Dream”: New Stunning Light Art Installation | Grace Cathedral   FREE
6:00 pmFinal Day: 96th Ritual for Anna Halprin Exhibit | Oakland   FREE
6:30 pmFree Wine & Storytelling Night | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pmHellaFunny Sundays Comedy Show | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
7:00 pmWin Tix: Fauxnique: The F Word “Drag” Show | Oasis   WIN
7:00 pmCandlelight Concert To Celebrate the Solstice | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free admission- donation will support Alameda County Food bank
7:30 pmWin Tix: “Outsourced Comedy Tour” with Kabir Singh | Cobb’s Comedy Club   WIN
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music: Anna Geyer & Collin McKelvey | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Indie Pop Duo “Wild Child” | Slim’s   WIN
8:00 pmProject Connect: A Benefit Concert for Project Homeless Connect | SF   FREE*
*Free Admission, Donations Accepted at the Door. All proceeds go towards Project Homeless Connect.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, December 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at more...

5:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Delicious Tacos | Oakland  FREE*
*Sliding scale donation requested.
6:30 pmNomad Pass Digital Holiday Happy Hour | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmShift Presents: “The 24 Hour War” Documentary Preview | SF   FREE
7:00 pm“Odd” Strange Stand-Up Comedy w/ Nato Green | SF   FREE
7:00 pmPerfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF   FREE
7:30 pmWitches’ Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free to see the show. $5 to enter the witchy raffle.
7:30 pmRAD Recces: Women-Only Open Gym Dodgeball | Oakland   $5*
*$5 for all-you-can-throw open gym dodgeball between 7-9pm
7:30 pm“I’ll Tell You in Person” Book Reading | Green Apple Books   FREE
7:30 pmAnchor Steam’s Free Hip Hop & Electronic Concert: Julia Lewis | SF   FREE