Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Big Hair Bingo: Free PB&J Sandwich Bar & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, December 16 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must have big hair or wear a wig.
| The Showdown

Bring that big hair and those big laughs down to Showdown every third Tuesday for a few rounds of bingo, guest bands, hosts, and bartenders every month with your resident DJ more...


Wednesday, December 17, 2014

2014 Downtown Snow Fall | SF
Wednesday, December 17 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hyatt Regency San Francisco

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 more...

5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF   FREE
5:30 pmEast Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond   FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture at Randall Museum | SF   FREE
7:30 pmNerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop   $8
8:00 pmFree “Sup Girl” Comedy Show | SF   FREE
8:00 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by email to RealLiveComedians@gmail.com at least 3 hours before the event. Otherwise admission is $10. Donations are welcome.
8:00 pm“The Tabernacle” Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF   $5
8:30 pmThe Adult Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy Show & Hip Hop Cypher | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.


Thursday, December 18, 2014

YBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa
Thursday, December 18 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

The YBCA:ConVerge series is a free monthly public gathering featuring creative and generative social art practices. Community and innovative multi- and inter-disciplinary arts practices come together in the YBCA’s Grand Lobby and more...

4:00 pmYerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa   FREE*
*All gallery and museum entries will be free except for the Contemporary Jewish Museum which will be offering a special entry price of $5.
5:00 pmStreat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park   FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
6:00 pmQuick Draw SF: Monthly Live Art Party | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP on Facebook is appreciated.
6:00 pmThird Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmNightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
7:00 pmThird Thursdays Cocktail Party at MINI of San Francisco | SF   FREE

Friday, December 19, 2014

Free 3rd Fridays | East Bay Regional Parks
Friday, December 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over East Bay

East Bay Regional Park District is celebrating its 80th birthday by offering Free 3rd Fridays in the parks. From April to December in 2014, fees will be waived for a variety of more...

5:00 pm“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview   FREE
5:00 pmFriday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland   $7.50*
*Half-price gallery admission for adults; ages 18 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.
7:00 pmBicycle Art Salon | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by contacting the organizers via email to bicycleartsalon@gmail.com or phone at 510-230-8270.
8:00 pmSeduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland   $5*
*$5 when you mention Funcheap at the door; otherwise, tickets are $10. 21+
8:00 pmSan Jose Bike Party   FREE

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, December 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)

The free PresidiGo Shuttle system welcomes park visitors, residents, and employees with fully accessible shuttles and bike racks. There are two PresidiGo Shuttle services, each with different policies and guidelines – Around more...

11:15 amGive & Take: Monthly Kid Stuff Swap | Oakland   FREE
5:30 pmStar Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay   FREE
9:00 pm“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | SF   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
9:00 pmNew Wave Dance Party | SoMa   $7*
*$7 before 10pm / $12 after
9:00 pmThe Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP, or $5 at the door.
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Final History Tour: Westin St. Francis 110th Anniversary | SF
Sunday, December 21 – 1:10 pm | Cost: FREE | The Westin St. Francis

Throughout 2014, guests and locals will have the opportunity to learn about the Westin St. Francis’s rich history during complimentary tours held on the 21st of each month at 1:10 pm. From more...

11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford  FREE
7:00 pmOpera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, December 22, 2014

7:30 pmMonday Nonsense Comedy Night | SF  FREE
8:00 pm“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight  FREE

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

2014 Macy's Holiday Windows: Adorable Puppies & Kittens | Union Square
Tuesday, December 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)

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 more...

5:00 pm2014 Holiday 3D Light Show | Westfield SF   FREE
8:00 pmWhere Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight   FREE

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Final Day: Free VIP Lounge & Snacks for Chase United Card Holders | Westfield SF
Wednesday, December 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free only if you have a Chase United credit card.
| Westfield San Francisco Centre

Got a Chase United credit card? Then you’re in for a treat. The Chase United VIP Lounge has opened up for a limited time at Westfield San Francisco Centre from November more...

5:00 pmFinal Day: 4 Hours of Free Holiday Parking | Embarcadero Center   FREE*
*Valid dates: Friday, November 21, 2014 until 11:59 PM on Wednesday, December 24, 2014. Valid times: After 5:00 PM Monday through Friday and after 10:00 AM Saturday and Sunday.
8:00 pmFree Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, December 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park

Looking to discover SF’s best local craft/artisan food vendors and special chef pop-ups? SoMa StrEat Food Park and Funcheap are putting on a Thursday Night Market called “StrEat Bazaar.” The focus is more...

6:00 pmNightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+

Friday, December 26, 2014

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, December 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan more...

All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos  FREE
5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by calling Priscilla at 415-406-1367. Space is limited.
5:00 pmFriday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland  $7.50*
*Half-price gallery admission for adults; ages 18 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.