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Thursday, December 18
Chronicle Books Holiday Warehouse Sale | 80% Off Everything
Need some last minute gifts, but don’t want to pay outrageous last minute shipping costs? The 2014 Chronicle Books Holiday Warehouse Sale is here again with 80% off everything in the store for three days only. Choose from cookbooks, children’s books, lifestyle, home, arts and crafts, ...
“You Are Hear” Airport Winter Music Festival | SFO
Enjoy free live music while you wait for your flight, or just drop by to hear some great local musicians at the annual You Are Hear music festival at SFO Int’l Airport. Different live performers for each session will perform at various locations throughout the airport. You ...
The Arc Holiday Art Bazaar & Happy Hour | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Artists from The Arc San Francisco will be holding a holiday sale at the SoMa StrEat Food Park featuring gift items include paintings, sculptures, wearable art, creative stuffed creatures and more. Proceeds benefit The Arc San Francisco, the learning and support center for people with developmental …
YBCA:ConVerge Art Gathering: Free Drinks & Bi-Rite Snacks | SoMa
December’s YBCA:You-hosted ConVerge features an evening exploring unproductive time. In a city of innovations, iterations, and makers, this ConVerge mines that which is on the other side of productivity. Join us to get a taste of YBCA:You with an Art Savvy tour at 6 pm, followed …
Christmas Carolers at Union Square | SF
Come and meet carolers and characters from the Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Victorian Holiday Party, transported from the 1880s London into Union Square to offer you glimpse into the sights and sounds of the Charles Dickens’ England.
The musicians will perform from 4-8 pm on December …
Ugly Holiday Sweater Party, DIY Workshop & Toy Drive | Novela
Time to dust off grandma’s sweater from back in the day because she was way ahead of her time.
Novela is having a holiday sweater party, and if it happens to be a little ugly, kudos. Before everyone leaves for the holidays, rep your g-ma’s sweater …
2014 Divisadero Holiday Art Walk | SF
Experience a night out with lots of music, dancing, and refreshments on Divisadero for the holiday edition of the Divisadero Corridor Art Walk.
2014 Divisadero Holiday Art Walk
Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 5-10 pm
Divisidero, San Francisco
2014 Participating Venues:
4505 Burgers & BBQ - BBQ-pulled pork shoulder, ribs, sausage, brisket, …
2014 Winter Wonderland: $1 Ice Skating, Snow Day & Holiday Market | SF
The historic Bayview Opera House invites you to Winter Wonderland, a community celebration featuring a German style holiday market, live music, kids’ ice skating for $1, real snow and a Santa’s Village.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 5-8:30 pm
Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd St, San Francisco
FREE, but …
Quick Draw the Holidays: Live Art & Music Party | SoMa
For December, they figured they would celebrate the holiday season. Happy everything that you celebrate! Also, by popular demand, they will be going until 10 pm.
December’s Featured Artists include: Eda Kaban, Eugene Young, Salah Khudari, Hwwl (Kurt Zhuang), Jaide Marchand, Babs Tarr, Matt Delight, Felicia …
Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland
At the Piedmont Avenue Stroll you can expect to see a variety of art mediums, enjoy entertainment, and sample refreshments with many businesses showcasing hand-picked local artists and designers. The monthly event was voted Best Art Walk That’s Not Art Murmur in 2012 by the East ...
“Stay Alive Oakland” Public Safety Forum | East Bay
At Stay Alive Oakland Public Safety Forum, participants will hold frank and respectful conversation about race, public safety, and opportunity for young people of color in Oakland.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
The goal is to discuss what a safer and more just Oakland looks like for …
Pet (and Human) Holiday Celebration | K9 Scrub Club
K9 Scrub Club invites you to their 2014 holiday celebration for pups. They have a fun evening planned for both humans and canines alike.
2014 Pet Holiday Party Activities
Holiday Treats for Humans
Great Holiday Swag for Pets
Winter Wonderland Pet Photo Booth
Holiday Discounts and more
Win Tix: After Dark at the Exploratorium “Everything Matters” | SF
Head to the Exploratorium on Thursday nights for an awesome date night – an adults-only evening of cocktails, fun science exhibits, and indulge in endless exploration.
Each week they offer a different program to stimulate your senses and expand your mind. This week explore hydrogen, the …
2014 冬至 Dongzhi Winter Solstice Festival | SF
Chinese Progressive Association invites you to their 2nd annual 冬至 Dongzhi Winter Solstice Festival on Thursday, December 18, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Dongzhi, also known as the Winter Solstice, marks the arrival of winter. The Chinese Cultural Center will be celebrating by bringing together families in …
Ping Pong Throwdown | SoMa
Parisoma teams up with Playpass to bring the ultimate ping pong extravaganza back to SoMa. This time around, they will be splitting up the tables; half will be for competitive players and the other half for recreational players. So grab a friend and get ready …
General Assembly Sharing Economy Talk | SF
Hear talks about the sharing or peer economy from Chelsea Rustrum (co-author of the book A Shareable Life) and speakers from Shareable, Listia, Common Change, and Bay Bucks.
Sharers Talks: Redefining Value with the Sharing Economy
Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 6:30 to 9 pm
General Assembly – …
Presidio Holiday Sing-Along | SF
Come join in around the piano in the Presidio’s living room to fill Moraga Hall with music and holiday cheer. Professional singers will lead a group sing-along of warm and wonderful seasonal favorites, and festive drinks will be available for purchase.
The Smart Culture Show: Artsy Comedy & Free Pizza | Oakland
In December, they’re discussing music, so prepare yourself for a lullaby of chortling laughter. Come check out the show where comedy and art collide and get your drink on. They’ll even give you free pizza.
Featured comics include Erik Krasner and Mikey Walz, with headliner, Natasha …
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Mission Community Market | SF
The Mission Community Market is a weekly, outdoor marketplace that celebrates the Mission’s diversity with fresh fruits and vegetables, street food, live music, arts, local businesses, and after-school activities.
They promote family health and are creating a fun, beautiful public space for the Mission District: the …
Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | 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 mostly craft food vendors, special pop-up restaurants, food trucks (of course) and some artists …
Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF
Break up the weekday rut and get out of the house for an hour with your dog at the K9 Scrub Club weekly social hour, happening every Thursday from 6-7 pm.
K9 Scrub Club
1734 Church Street, SF (Noe Valley)
Indulge in their free refreshments and sweets for humans, …
Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland
Storking Comedy is a weekly comedy showcase with a twist; the show features some of the Bay’s best comedians whom are subsequently interviewed after their performance.
The results are akin to an irreverent Inside the Actor’s Studio as host, OJ Patterson, alternates between goofy rapport and intrusive investigation. Additional questions are fielded from …
Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF
Twang Honky Tonk & Country Jamboree is your San Francisco HQ for The PBR, Stagecoach and NASCAR. A nothing-fancy, fun and casual place to hang out with fellow country music fans, dancin’ to contemporary country music all night with classic, outlaw and swing thrown in.
Expect to get your Twang …
Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Thursday Night at The New Parkway is Trivia Night.
This is a chance for you and your friends to compete and win prizes (like free beer and movie passes) if you can answer questions correctly about a range of topics that often include movie history, famous …
Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland
Laugh your booty off at the Barbary Coast Comedy night at the Legionnaire Saloon (2272 Telegraph Avenue) in uptown Oakland every Thursday at 7 pm.
The show is produced by Barry Katzman (Comedy Day) and often features performers who’ve appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Showtime, Comedy …
’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999 | SF
Every Thursday night, Raven Bar & Lounge is partying like it’s 1999 with DJ Mark Andrus bringing you back in time, but not too far back.
There is no cover charge and the fun starts at 9 pm.
“Rock and Roll Comedy Jam” Night | Milk Bar
Music and standup comedy collide every Thursday at Milk Bar on Haight Street.
Hilarious comedians from all over the country are joined on stage by the band Medicine Bug who provide an improvised musical accompaniment.
Affirmative Action Heroes Comedy Lineup
Comedy lineup may change each month, but here’s …
The Mission Position Comedy Showcase | SF
The Mission Position is an independent comedy showcase, hosted by four of San Francisco’s most acclaimed comedians – Matt Lieb, Kate Willett, Trevor Hill and Jessica Sele.
Get $5 tickets with Eventbrite discount code: FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $10.
Every Thursday, audiences fill Lost Weekend Video’s famous CineCave …
“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF
Nightlife on Mars is an underground comedy club at Murphy’s Pub produced and hosted by Ryan Cronin. It’s a free weekly showcase of local (and sometimes national) comedy talent right in the heart of downtown San Francisco.
Drink Special: $1 off draft beers during the show
Free Comet Club Comedy | SF
Comet Club Comedy is a weekly free comedy showcase at the Comet Club in the Marina district of San Francisco, featuring local Bay Area comedians and special guests hosted by Ben Feldman.
Comet Club Comedy
Every Thursday | 8:30-10 pm
Comet Club, 3111 Fillmore Street, San Francisco