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Friday, December 10, 2010 - 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE



Spend your evening in the Mission snacking, sipping and late-night shopping at more than 45  independent local stores as the Mission District hosts its 3nd annual Mission Holiday Block Party from 5-10pm on Friday, December 10, 2010.

Lots of the businesses along 16th Street and down Valencia will be offering live music, free drinks, live art and sale prices throughout the evening.

2010 Mission Holiday Block Party Events:
Here’s some of the shenanigans going on December 10th

Nooworks Join us at Nooworks to bring in the holidays with a 10% discount, champagne and a live DJ set. Our featured artist Emily Glaubinger will be taking photos for her fabulous custom digital portraits – which make a really unique holiday gift! We will also be hosting a holiday card making station which will be awesome entertainment for all ages.
Event Time: 6pm-10pm
Featured Artist: Emily Glaubinger

Room 4 Join us for snacks and wine and SALE on hand-picked, stylish, and seriously affordable gifts.
Event Time: 5pm-10pm

Needles & Pens We’ll be open late and we’ll have drinks and music.
Event Time: 5pm-10pm

Candystore Collective We’ll have stations throughout the store to sample holiday nog of all varieties, a DJ and art opening for artist, Kimia Kline. Enjoy 10% off during the event as well as enter to win a drawing for a gift bag of goods from the store.
Event Time: 6pm-10pm
Featured Artist: Kimia Kline

fabric8 Street Food Fridays + Holiday Art Show Preview. Over 20 artists in our largest group show ever! Some of our favorite savory and sweet food carts!
Event Time: 6pm-9pm

The Curiosity Shoppe Join us for late night holiday shopping, free drinks and snacks!
Event Time: 5pm-10pm
Featured Artist: Happy Town Menagerie, hand painted wooden dolls by Lorena Siminovich in the Shoppe Gallery

Dema We’ll be open late and serving bubbles, plus enjoy 25% off from
Event Time: 5pm-10pm

Monument 573 Valencia Street

Harrington Galleries We’ll have music drinks and bargains!
Event Time: 6pm-10pm

Sunhee Moon Enjoy champagne and shop with us and feed another. A portion of the sales that day will be donated to San Francisco Food Bank.
Event Time: 6pm-9pm

Five & Diamond An open house with wine bar and live music featuring the Sour Mash Hug Band. “An irresistible mix of old-time, gypsy, bluegrass, jazz, Irish, and ragtime.” -Loolwa Khazzoom, The San Francisco Chronicle Live painting with featured artists soon to be announced! 10% off entire store and 25% off Tawapa jewelery and our Wild Card accessory line. Swing by. Please do!
Event Time: 5pm-10pm

826 Valencia We’ll be hosting a book release party for our newest student publication I Live Real Close to Where You Used to Live: Kids’ Letters to Michelle Obama with student readings, milk and cookies, live music, and a letter-writing station where you can write your own letter to the first lady.
Event Time: Reading begins at 7:30pm

Artist Xchange 15% discount during the event, SF food carts, and Holiday refreshments
Event Time: 5pm-10pm
Featured Artists: David Imlay, Michael Barbee, Frost Newton, Jen Zahigian, Nathalie Fabri, John Kraft, Jennifer Wildermuth, Matt O’Hanlon, Project Transaction, Jason Dryg, Hilary Williams, Tomoko Maruyama, Junko Van Norman, Karen Spratt, Jeanne Hauser, Stephen Wagner, Maureen Shields, Ursula Xanthe Young

BellJar Gorgeous Little Christmas! Cocktails, Music and art opening. 20% off apparel and gift items.
Event Time: 6pm-10pm
Featured Artist: Amy Joe Diaz

Weston Wear Weston Wear Store’s Grand Reopening Party!
Event Time: 5pm-10pm.

Alternative Design Studio – ADS Hats We will have a trunk show and photo exhibit.
Event Time: 6pm-8pm

Paxton Gate 824 Valencia Street
Featured Artist: Aimee Baldwin

Paxton Gate Curiosities for Kids 766 Valencia Street

Ritual Roasters We’ll be offering a complimentary drink with purchase of any gift box. Caffeination to keep you shopping!
Event Time: 5pm-10pm

Dog Eared Books We’ll be featuring our everyday low prices along with holiday themed cocktails!
Event Time: 5pm-9pm

The Mission Statement We’ll be open until 9 pm and serving up hot and spicy beverages, special discounts throughout including 30% off Culture Consumer tees (40% off two or more)!
Event Time: 5pm-9pm

Box Dog Bikes We will be hosting friends and neighbors for Franks, Beer, and Cider.
Event Time: 6pm-10pm

Casa Bonampak We’ll host a Mexican Christmas Holiday Party with Mexican hot chocolate & churros, plus live music.
Event Time: 7pm-10pm

Elixir Shop local sale and holiday cocktails . We’ll offer 20% of our merchandise (t-shirts, cocktail books and beer mugs) during this time. Also we have Happy Hour Pricing ($1 off drafts and well drinks) until 7pm. We’ll also give $2 off anything when presenting a receipt from a local Mission Merchant for over $25.
Event Time: 5pm-10pm
Featured Artist: T-shirt designs by local artist Kevin Seidel

MissionWorkshop Analog Black & White Photo Show benefiting Bikes to Rwanda and the Youth Leadership Institute.
Event Time: 5pm-10pm

Hazel & Gertie’s We’ll have live music! Plus win a $25 gift certificate to the store.
Event Time: 5pm-10pm

Four Barrel Coffee 20% off all retail merchandise during the event!
Event Time: 5pm-8pm
Featured Artist: Brett Walker

Mission: Comics & Art 15% off all comics and books. Open late and serving holiday refreshments. Special gift suggestions for comic book fans of all ages. Music by Doctor Popular and Unwoman.
Event Time: 5pm-10pm
Featured Artist: Emma Sancartier and Phoenix Zoellick

Princess Animal Holiday Hootenanny: Party, shop, drink, and nibble at Serendipity & Princess Animal. This powerhouse combo brings you the best in gifts, cards, yarn & crafts! Kick off the holidaze right.
Event Time: 6pm-9pm
Featured Artists: Lisa Rachel Sherratt, Jan Van Swearingen: Jahsocky, Stephen C. Wagner

Serendipity Holiday Hootenanny: Party, shop, drink, and nibble at Serendipity & Princess Animal. This powerhouse combo brings you the best in gifts, cards, yarn & crafts! Kick off the holidaze right.
Event Time: 6pm-9pm
Featured Artists: Lisa Rachel Sherratt, Jan Van Swearingen: Jahsocky, Stephen C. Wagner

Gypsy Honeymoon Mimbres Valley Textiles for the home Trunk Show.
Event Time: 4pm-10pm
Featured Artist: Charles Galatis

Therapy We will be providing sweet treats to snack on as well as a fabulous sale section.
Event Time: 5pm-10pm

No We’ll be open late!
Event Time: 5pm-10pm
Featured Artist: Julia Leonard

Slingshot Gallery Art Opening: Temple of Flora
Event Time: 6pm-10pm
Featured Artists: Launa Bacon, Meagan Donegan, Freya Prowe, Angela Simione, Amanda Smith

Ruby Kombucha cocktails and Mission Homegrown trunk show
Event Time: 7pm-10pm
Featured Artist: Amos Goldbaum, Danielle Rodrigues, Shot in the Dark

Mission Bicycle Company We are proud to welcome our neighbors to a special Mission evening. Stop by to peruse gift ideas for the bike beginner or fanatic and enter to win over $200 in prizes. We will be raffling off our best stocking stuffers and gift items. Mission Bicycle is proud to support locally made goods and stocks several unique handmade items, available nowhere else, in addition to our one of a kind custom bicycles. Stop by for tasty treats, live music and more colors and blinking lights than you can shake a holiday themed stick at.
Event Time: 5pm-9pm

Casanova Lounge We’ll have a holiday drink special for the weary shopper and Extended Happy Hour, $1.00 off any and all drinks until 8 PM.
Event Time 5pm-8pm

Little Star Valencia We’re hosting an all night happy hour!
Event Time: 5pm-10pm

Dalva We will run a drink special from 4 pm to 9pm. Extended Happy Hour!
Event Time: 4pm-9pm

Good Vibrations We are proud to be the Mission district’s sexy holiday resource! Get in the mood for mistletoe with complimentary chocolates and wine at from 6-10pm and take 15% off when you spend $50 or more! Let our sex educator sales associates help you pick out the perfect gift for everyone on your list, and don’t forget yourself! Be sure to check out our sexy holiday kits and our special Ecorotic line, the natural choice for eco-friendly fun.
Event Time: 6pm-10pm

Glama-Rama Trunk Show with Neives, creator of an award winning local skin care line, plus delicious baked goods for sale.
Event Time: 5pm-10pm
Featured Artist: Tennessee Loveless

ArtZone 461 Gallery Terry Thompson “Urban Signs” and Inventory Reduction Group Exhibition including works on consignment.
Event Time: 5pm-10pm
Featured Artists: Terry Thompson, Jhina Alvarado, Joseph Bacon, Agelio Batle, Randy Beckelheimber, Gary Brewer, Adam Cahoon, Nicholas Coley, Gordon Cook, Susan Danis, Jane Fisher, Keith Gaspari, Nenad Kostic, Noah Phyllis Levin, Eileen Starr Moderbacher, Gage Opdenbrouw, Linda Raynsford, Becky Robbins, Brian Tepper, Jeong Im Yi

SkunkFunk Sneak Peek Sample Sale and Holiday Cocktails
Event Time:5pm-8pm

Shana Astrachan at Urban Interstice Gallery Join us for holiday festivities and a trunk show with local jewelry designer Christine Dhein. We will have snacks from Black Jet Bakery, holiday ornaments for sale, plus other surprise treats.
Event Time: 5pm-8pm
Featured Artist: Shana Astrachan and Christine Dhein

Viracocha Early evening performance (Main Floor) by the group “Fox & Woman”, then starting at 8PM (Downstairs) “Ed Musuga”, “Winnie Byrd”, “Gravid Wives”, “Moomaw”.
Event Time: 5pm-11:30pm

Community Thrift 25% off sale on all items from 5pm-10pm. We will have a rotation of DJs spinning tunes, and some free snacks and beverages for customers to enjoy.
Event Time: 5pm-10pm
Featured Artist: Window installation by CCA students


Links: Event details

Cost: FREE

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