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Sunday, December 10

Paisley & Pomegranate Holiday Trunk Show | Berkeley
Sunday, December 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Persian Center
Paisley & Pomegranate Holiday Trunk Show | Berkeley

Come and do your holiday shopping at Paisley and Pomegranate’s December Trunk Show. Feast your eyes on beautiful pure wool scarves, Handmade Persian jewelry, unique ceramics, table runners, wool jackets, and fair trade, Hand-block printed dresses by British designer Nila Rubia. Give artisanal gifts to ...

Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley
Sunday, December 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley

Holiday shoppers to the Telegraph business district will be treated to an abundance of good cheer, great music, fine food, and unique and unusual handcrafts by some of Northern California’s finest artists. Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair  December 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 2017 ...

2017 Pottery Holiday Show & Open Studios | Berkeley
Sunday, December 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Potters Guild
2017 Pottery Holiday Show & Open Studios | Berkeley

Stroll through the Berkeley Potters Guild and nearby pottery studios during its 47th Annual Holiday Sale, over several weekends in November and December. This year’s theme for the Guild gallery holiday sale is “Words in Clay”. Come see the beautiful gallery with artist imaginings of this ...

UC Botanical Garden Holiday Pop-up Shop | Berkeley
Sunday, December 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
UC Botanical Garden Holiday Pop-up Shop | Berkeley

Come have a fabulous time finding beautiful and unusual gifts for the holidays at their special holiday shopping party in the Garden’s Julia Morgan Hall. Choose from a unique selection of gifts from local vendors as well as unique hand-crafted gifts from the Garden. Proceeds ...

2017 Artisans Holiday Open Studios: 100+ Artists & Craftspeople | Berkeley
Sunday, December 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Berkeley
2017 Artisans Holiday Open Studios: 100+ Artists & Craftspeople | Berkeley

Looking for interesting hand-crafted gifts and goodies for holidays?  Over 100 professional artists, craftspeople and galleries at studio buildings in Berkeley will open their doors to the public during the 26th annual Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios. 2017 Artisans Holiday Open Studios | Berkeley Saturday-Sunday, November ...

SF Etsy’s Winter Pop Up Shop | 2017
Sunday, December 10 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Makers WorkSpace
SF Etsy's Winter Pop Up Shop | 2017

Get ready for three whole weekends of crafty shopping awesomeness.  Come get all your holiday shopping done at this winter pop-up shop featuring goods from the SF Etsy Team and tenants of Makers Workspace. They’ll have jewelry, home goods, art prints, teeshirts, candles, bath and ...

2017 Hanukkah Fest: Crafts, Live Music & Breakdance Workshop | Berkeley
2017 Hanukkah Fest: Crafts, Live Music & Breakdance Workshop | Berkeley

Already dreaming about latkes? This year, they’ll be paired with dancing. Join them for their annual community celebration, where you’ll light the candles together at their all-ages extravaganza.

Bring your light to the festival. Your donation of brand-new children’s toys and games, along with gift cards, …

“Here” 2017 BAC Artists Annual Exhibition (Part I) | Berkeley
Sunday, December 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Art Center

BAC’s Artists Annual is a celebration of their members who form the deep and rich art community that makes Berkeley Art Center such a unique organization. This salon-style exhibition features small works in a variety of media. The exhibition is presented in two parts: a non-juried …

Monday, December 11

Free Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | Berkeley
Monday, December 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | Berkeley

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Introduction to Personal Safety with IMPACT Bay Area
This one hour class provides an introduction to IMPACT Bay Area’s style of empowerment self-defense! In this class students develop intuition, situational awareness, congruent body language and verbal skills to deescalate and deter assault …

Wednesday, December 13

Free AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley
Wednesday, December 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley

Come learn the skills, balance and art of acrobatic partner yoga every second Wednesday of the month from 7:30-8:30 pm Using basic yoga poses, we’ll learn how to combine them into partner balancing and dynamic movements. No previous experience and no partner needed.

Friday, December 15

Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley
Friday, December 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations welcome
| La Peña Cultural Center
Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley

Enjoy a lively evening of music, dancing, and zapateado– bring your dance shoes and instruments, or just come and enjoy the music and dance. Son Jarocho is a lively traditional art form from the southern Mexican state of Veracruz that sits on the coast of the ...

Chillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley
Friday, December 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Savvy Rest Natural Bedroom
Chillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley

Chillarious is the only comedy showcase where you can enjoy the Bay Area’s best comedic talent while lounging luxuriously on the Bay Area’s most comfortable organic mattresses and pillows. Admission is free and some free drinks will be provided, but you can also BYOB. Please, ...

Saturday, December 16

Winter Crafts Fair | Berkeley
Saturday, December 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley Farmers Market
Winter Crafts Fair | Berkeley

Care about responsibly sourced goods and supporting your local economy? Shop local this year at the Ecology Center’s 26th Annual Winter Craft Fair and find sustainably made hand-crafted, and beautiful gifts from over 30 Bay Area artisans. Winter Crafts Fair | Berkeley Saturdays, December 16 ...

Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley
Saturday, December 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley

Holiday shoppers to the Telegraph business district will be treated to an abundance of good cheer, great music, fine food, and unique and unusual handcrafts by some of Northern California’s finest artists. Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair  December 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 2017 ...

“Science@Cal”: Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley
Saturday, December 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mulford Hall (UC Berkeley)

Science@Cal is proud to present a series of free public science lectures on the third Saturday of every month. These talks are given by renowned UC Berkeley scientists and aimed at general audiences. Talks take place on the UC Berkeley campus at 11 am. Doors ...

2017 Artisans Holiday Open Studios: 100+ Artists & Craftspeople | Berkeley
Saturday, December 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Berkeley
2017 Artisans Holiday Open Studios: 100+ Artists & Craftspeople | Berkeley

Looking for interesting hand-crafted gifts and goodies for holidays?  Over 100 professional artists, craftspeople and galleries at studio buildings in Berkeley will open their doors to the public during the 26th annual Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios. 2017 Artisans Holiday Open Studios | Berkeley Saturday-Sunday, November ...

Holiday Sparkle Workshop | Berkeley
Saturday, December 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is requested.
| Berkeley Art Center
Holiday Sparkle Workshop | Berkeley

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Add some creative time to your wish list. Join us for two sparkly projects with artist Kristina Young. Make your own snow globes for holiday decoration and colorful rock place markers for the table. Materials are included but bring family photos …

The Good Craft Holiday Market | Berkeley
Saturday, December 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Neyborly
The Good Craft Holiday Market | Berkeley

Submitted by the Event Organizer
The Good Craft is at it again on December 16th for our holiday market. We have an all star line up of local Bay Area makers, creators, movers and shakers. We will have illustrators, ceramicists, jewelers, clothing designers, painters and much …

SF Etsy’s Winter Pop Up Shop | 2017
Saturday, December 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Makers WorkSpace
SF Etsy's Winter Pop Up Shop | 2017

Get ready for three whole weekends of crafty shopping awesomeness.  Come get all your holiday shopping done at this winter pop-up shop featuring goods from the SF Etsy Team and tenants of Makers Workspace. They’ll have jewelry, home goods, art prints, teeshirts, candles, bath and ...

Sunday, December 17

Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley
Sunday, December 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley

Holiday shoppers to the Telegraph business district will be treated to an abundance of good cheer, great music, fine food, and unique and unusual handcrafts by some of Northern California’s finest artists. Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair  December 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 2017 ...

2017 Artisans Holiday Open Studios: 100+ Artists & Craftspeople | Berkeley
Sunday, December 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Berkeley
2017 Artisans Holiday Open Studios: 100+ Artists & Craftspeople | Berkeley

Looking for interesting hand-crafted gifts and goodies for holidays?  Over 100 professional artists, craftspeople and galleries at studio buildings in Berkeley will open their doors to the public during the 26th annual Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios. 2017 Artisans Holiday Open Studios | Berkeley Saturday-Sunday, November ...

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, December 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the third Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, and ...

SF Etsy’s Winter Pop Up Shop: Final Day | 2017
Sunday, December 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Makers WorkSpace
SF Etsy's Winter Pop Up Shop: Final Day | 2017

Get ready for three whole weekends of crafty shopping awesomeness.  Come get all your holiday shopping done at this winter pop-up shop featuring goods from the SF Etsy Team and tenants of Makers Workspace. They’ll have jewelry, home goods, art prints, teeshirts, candles, bath and ...