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Thursday, December 7

2017 Winter Lights in Golden Gate Park: New Illuminated Artwork | SF
Thursday, December 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers
2017 Winter Lights in Golden Gate Park: New Illuminated Artwork | SF

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department is hosting a free special event, “Winter Lights in Golden Gate Park” that will take place on Thursday, December 7, 2017.
Winter Lights in Golden Gate Park
Thursday, December 7, 2017
– 4pm at Winter Fest & Tree Lighting at McLaren Lodge …

Close-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF
Thursday, December 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Beer, wine, and fancy pastries for sale
| Matching Half Cafe
Close-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF

Come and watch Nopa’s only free monthly comedy show. They’ve got great comics, local favorites, headliners, and free beer giveaways. This is a fun night if you’d like to: Meet your neighbors Eat artisanal pop tarts Regret not having said pop tarts more readily available in ...

New Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill
Thursday, December 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | New Village Cafe
New Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill

New Village Comedy Night is a free comedy showcase held every 1st Thursday of the month at New Village Cafe located at 1426 Polk St. (between Pine & California). The show brings together some of the Bay Area’s finest comics along with the occasional special ...

Ageless: A Science Fiction Play | SF
Thursday, December 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pay-What-You-Want tickets, suggested donation $25
| Phoenix Theatre
Ageless: A Science Fiction Play | SF

Ninety is the new thirty at the turn of the 22nd century. When Marin refuses to take the anti-aging drug celebrated by the rest of society, she invokes her mother’s ire and risks becoming marginalized in a culture that worships youth, denies death, and treats ...

Friday, December 8

Ageless: A Science Fiction Play | SF
Friday, December 8 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pay-What-You-Want tickets, suggested donation $25
| Phoenix Theatre
Ageless: A Science Fiction Play | SF

Ninety is the new thirty at the turn of the 22nd century. When Marin refuses to take the anti-aging drug celebrated by the rest of society, she invokes her mother’s ire and risks becoming marginalized in a culture that worships youth, denies death, and treats ...

Saturday, December 9

SF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, December 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
| The Book Donation Center
SF Public Library's $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.

The 2nd Saturday of each month, rain or shine, the San Francisco Public Library opens the doors to their Book Donation Center for a massive $1 sale. Selection changes each month, and random treasures abound. Come by and pick up choice books and media at ...

SF Fetish Flea Market | Citadel
Saturday, December 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5 | SF Citadel
SF Fetish Flea Market | Citadel

Whether you’re curious about the local kink community or you’re an experienced player looking for the best new toys, the Fetish Flea is for you. The Flea hosts a variety of toy makers, artists, businesses, upcycles and more right at the SF Citadel for one …

“Women X Made” Holiday Gift Fair with 40+ Indie Vendors | SF
Saturday, December 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP requested on Eventbrite
| The Women’s Building

Style Lounge Events presents Women x Made. Shop from over 40 local independent woman-owned and operated businesses.
This highly curated shopping event features female vendors selling everything from apparel, jewelry, artisanal food, art, home goods and more.
This event will take place in the historic Women’s Building …

“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF
Saturday, December 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
| Monument

Join in at the Monument (140 9th St), for figure drawing accompanied by live musicians, working to make affordable events for artists in SF. There will be easels provided and some materials for drop-ins. There is a $15-25 suggested donation; tickets can be purchased in ...

Ageless: A Science Fiction Play | SF
Saturday, December 9 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pay-What-You-Want tickets, suggested donation $25
| Phoenix Theatre
Ageless: A Science Fiction Play | SF

Ninety is the new thirty at the turn of the 22nd century. When Marin refuses to take the anti-aging drug celebrated by the rest of society, she invokes her mother’s ire and risks becoming marginalized in a culture that worships youth, denies death, and treats ...

Unsilent Night 2017: Boombox Christmas Parade | Mission Dolores Park
Saturday, December 9 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
Unsilent Night 2017: Boombox Christmas Parade | Mission Dolores Park

“Unsilent Night” is artist Phil Kline’s free outdoor participatory sound sculpture played through smartphones and boomboxes where the audience becomes the performer.
“Carolers” play one of four tracks of music downloaded to their smart phone, or anything that amplifies music, together comprising “Unsilent Night.” The public ensemble will …

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Saturday, December 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
| Bar Fluxus
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons. Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel ...

Sunday, December 10

Sunset Holiday Mercantile 2017 | SF
Sunday, December 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | SF County Fair Building
Sunset Holiday Mercantile 2017 | SF

They would like to invite you to join them Sunday, December 10th 11am-5pm for their festive Sunset Holiday Mercantile at The SF County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park.
The fair will feature 85+ local makers, artisans, artists, merchants, and causes, scrumptious food, beer & wine tasting, …

Monday, December 11

Three People Walk into a Bookstore | SF
Monday, December 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dog Eared Books (Castro)
Three People Walk into a Bookstore | SF

Ready for a literature-filled evening? Authors Deb Busman, Jordy Jones, and Natasha Dennerstein read from their recent works.

Perfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF
Monday, December 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dog Eared Books (Castro)
Perfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF

Perfectly Queer is a monthly LGBTQ reading series in San Francisco, CA. This event takes place on the 2nd Monday of each month, from 7 to 8 pm, featuring one to three queer authors. Refreshments are served, and books are available for purchase and signing. Authors and books ...

Wednesday, December 13

The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF
Wednesday, December 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ocean Ale House
The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF

Every 2nd Wednesday in San Francisco, comedians Jill Maragos, Phil Griffiths and Andrew Orolfo host the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians in the welcoming and homey space of Ocean Ale House. Enjoy great comedy and some local brew. The Laugh Boat: Local Brews ...

Thursday, December 14

Free Co-working Day at Startup Basecamp | SF
Thursday, December 14 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Startup Basecamp
Free Co-working Day at Startup Basecamp | SF

Hate fighting for table space and outlets at Peet’s? Looking for a chill place to work remotely? Come to Startup Basecamp’s Community Co-working Thursday. Startup Basecamp is San Francisco’s first co-living, co-working hotel for Startup and Tech entrepreneurs from around the world. Everyone’s invited – ...

Free Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop & $1 Beer | SF
Thursday, December 14 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Debonair Barber & Shave Parlor
Free Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop & $1 Beer | SF

Every 2nd and 4th Thursday on the Haight, comedians David Naimyar and Andrew Orolfo host the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians in the fresh and swanky Debonair Barber Shop. They’ll be offering free comedy & $1 beers. All shows hosted by David Naimyar ...

Saturday, December 16

Massive Star Wars “Glow Sword” Lightsaber Battle 2017 | SF
Massive Star Wars

Join in for a massive glowing sword battle in San Francisco. Pick a side, good or evil, and use a glowing sword to fight in the ultimate nocturnal showdown. presented by Newmindspace on Saturday, December 16, 2017.
Lightsaber Battle SF
Saturday, December 16, 2017 | 8 …

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Saturday, December 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
| Bar Fluxus
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons. Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel ...

Thursday, December 21

Free Co-working Day at Startup Basecamp | SF
Thursday, December 21 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Startup Basecamp
Free Co-working Day at Startup Basecamp | SF

Hate fighting for table space and outlets at Peet’s? Looking for a chill place to work remotely? Come to Startup Basecamp’s Community Co-working Thursday. Startup Basecamp is San Francisco’s first co-living, co-working hotel for Startup and Tech entrepreneurs from around the world. Everyone’s invited – ...

Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa
Thursday, December 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Market & New Montgomery St
Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa

Hidden stories and surprises abound in a free 90-minute walking tour in the Yerba Buena neighborhood of San Francisco’s history, art, poetry, architecture and activism, including live performances of characters that gave the city its unique reputation. Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours Every 3rd Thursdays ...

Saturday, December 23

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Saturday, December 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
| Bar Fluxus
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons. Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel ...

Tuesday, December 26

16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill
Tuesday, December 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Gallery Cafe
16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill

Every fourth Tuesday come to the Gallery Cafe to watch classic scary films on a vintage old-timey 16mm projector. The cafe serves beer, wine, coffee and food. The movie is free. Prepare to be scared.

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, December 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
| Tope Lounge
North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF

So you’re in North Beach, huh? Looking for a good time? Want to party with some beautiful people? Want to feel like a million bucks? You want to devour loads of pizza and champagne? Well, welcome to the North Beach Comedy Thing, a monthly showcase, featuring ...