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This Weekend: Dec 10 - Dec 11, 2016

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Saturday, December 10

Holiday Hayrides, Hula Dancing, Santa & Carolers | Noe Valley
Saturday, December 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Noe Valley)
Holiday Hayrides, Hula Dancing, Santa & Carolers | Noe Valley
Festivities on December 19, 2016: 9 – 10:45am: Live music from Lunarville 11 – 12:45am: Live music from District 8 11-2 pm: Santa will usher in the season with Rudolph and treats for all –  Zephyr Real Estate, 4040 24th Street 11 am-2 pm: Holiday Hay Ride. Pick up and drop off at ...
2016 Dance Hack Day: Dance Meets Cutting Edge Tech | SF
Saturday, December 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for Dancers & Hackers with RSVP; $10 for observers
| CounterPULSE
2016 Dance Hack Day: Dance Meets Cutting Edge Tech | SF
Join the forefront of collaborative innovation between the Bay Area’s vibrant art and tech communities at Kinetech Arts’ annual Dance Hack Day, a non-profit event that brings together performers and developers to inspire one another and experiment with emerging technologies. Combining a traditional hackathon with a dance ...

Timbuk2’s 3rd Annual Warehouse Sale: Up to 70% Off | SF
Saturday, December 10 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Timbuk2 Shotwell Factory Store
Timbuk2's 3rd Annual Warehouse Sale: Up to 70% Off  | SF
On Saturday, December 10th, the Timbuk2 Shotwell Warehouse will be hosting a one-day-only sample sale from 9am to 6pm. Prepare to love thy neighbor, as every year the good tidings (and by tidings, they mean discounts) bring everyone out to brave the cold en route to ...
Free Parking Day | Oakland
Saturday, December 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free parking, but stated time limits will still be enforced.
| All Over Oakland
Free Parking Day | Oakland

Leave your quarters at home (but bring your watch) and go shopping in Oakland during the holiday season every Saturday between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, plus Plaid Friday. The city of Oakland will offer free parking at meters and parking kiosks to encourage holiday shoppers ...

2016 Winter Open House & Train Show | San Leandro
Saturday, December 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Leandro Historical Railway Society
2016 Winter Open House & Train Show | San Leandro
Santa is back. Their 2016 Winter Open House and Train Show will happen December 10th & 11th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM both days. Their G&O crew will be running full steam ahead in the back yard with some exciting holiday themed trains and out ...
Winter Arts & Nature Celebration Festival | Stinson Beach
Saturday, December 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Suggested donation of $15-25 per attendee per event.
| Martin Griffin Preserve
Winter Arts & Nature Celebration Festival | Stinson Beach
Celebrate the season and winter solstice at ACR’s Martin Griffin Preserve. Create beautiful arts & crafts, observe winter water birds, and get inspired with nature-based entertainment for families and people of all ages. Enjoy hot tea, coffee, and apple cider and do your holiday shopping ...
2016 East Bay Alternative Book & Zine Fest | Berkeley
Saturday, December 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Berkeley City College
2016 East Bay Alternative Book & Zine Fest | Berkeley
The Annual EBABZ (East Bay Alternative Book & Zine Fest) is a chill hang zone for buying, trading and collaborating with zine, comics, DIY, and publishing comrades in the East Bay. 2016 East Bay Alternative Book & Zine Fest Saturday, December 10, 2016 | 11 am to 6 pm Berkeley City ...
Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley
Saturday, 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 10, 11, 17, 18, 23, 24, 2016 ...

Mission District Mural Tour, Christmas Posada & Caroling | SF
Saturday, December 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Mission)
Mission District Mural Tour, Christmas Posada & Caroling | SF
Join in on the evening of December 10th as they celebrate with a traditional Christmas celebration, a community Posada. Please bring candles; they will provide the song books. Las Posadas will begin at 6 pm at 24th Street Mission BART Plaza and end at Mission Education ...
East Bay Alternative Book & Zine Fest | Oakland
Saturday, December 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Venue Oakland
East Bay Alternative Book & Zine Fest | Oakland
From the sparkling zine community of The Bay Area, the 7th Annual East Bay Alternative Book and Zine Fest (EBABZ) invites you to immerse yourself within a ballroom of zine mania. EBABZ will feature over 60 vendors selling zines, comics, books, art, and workshops led ...
The Crucible’s GIFTY Winter Open House | Oakland
The Crucible's GIFTY Winter Open House | Oakland

Dozens of leading artists, craftspeople, and Crucible faculty members will be selling their best hand-made pieces in a holiday celebration of local creative culture. On December 10-11, they’ll have music, food, and drinks for sale, as well as demonstrations of Crucible areas of study. Their themed ...

“Jack of All Trades” Holiday Market: Free Santa Pics & 55 Ft Xmas Tree | Oakland
Saturday, December 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
The Treasure Island Flea presents the Jack of All Trades Holiday Market at Jack London Square this Saturday, Dec. 10th from 11am to 5pm. Free entry, pet friendly and fun for all ages. The every second Saturday market features 125+ local vendors curated by the Treasure ...
SantaCon 2016: City-Wide Santa Pub Crawl | SF
Saturday, December 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
SantaCon 2016: City-Wide Santa Pub Crawl | SF
“SantaCon” or “Santarchy” is San Francisco’s annual city-wide Santas-only pub crawl happening on Saturday, December 10, 2016. This flash mob-type event brings together hundreds of slightly sober people dressed in Santa costumes parading around the city, visiting landmarks drinking at bars, and causing general mayhem. And just so ...
Earthquakes Winterfest: 10 Tons of Snow & Holiday Activities | San Jose
Earthquakes Winterfest: 10 Tons of Snow & Holiday Activities | San Jose
The holidays will hit San Jose in full force on Saturday, Dec.10 as the San Jose Earthquakes will host the first-ever Winterfest at Avaya Stadium. The holiday-themed festival will run from noon through 5 p.m. and will feature more than 10 tons of snow and ...
“Healthy Food, Healthy You” Healthy Eating Series | SSF Library
Saturday, December 10 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library

Healthy Food/Healthy You is a five-part series on healthy eating presented by Fresh Approach. Each class will focus on a different aspect of choosing or preparing foods that are affordable, fresh, and delicious. Fresh Approach is dedicated to helping families gain the knowledge and skills ...

2016 Christmas at Sea: Sea Chanteys & Nautical Santa | SF
Saturday, December 10 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Adults are $10; the event is free for kids ages 15 and under.
| Hyde Street Pier
2016 Christmas at Sea: Sea Chanteys & Nautical Santa | SF
Bring the whole family to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park for a festive event celebrating the winter holidays. “Celebrations at Sea” will take place on the pier and aboard the 1886 historic sailing ship Balclutha. The event will feature live music, refreshments, ornament making, costumed ...
Holidays on Lakeshore Avenue | Free Face Painting
Saturday, December 10 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lakeshore Drive
Holidays on Lakeshore Avenue | Free Face Painting

Enjoy free horse-drawn carriage rides and face painting, holiday specials, refreshments and fun for everyone. Holidays on Lakeshore Avenue December 9-10, 2016 – Friday 4-6pm – Saturday 1-3pm 3340 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland FREE Friday, Dec 9th @ 4 to 6 pm: Carriage rides start at ...

Check Out SF’s Brand New Mosaic Stairs | SF
Saturday, December 10 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kenny Alley
Check Out SF's Brand New Mosaic Stairs | SF
Join the Parks Alliance, Excelsior Action Group and Friends of Kenny Alley on Saturday, December 10th at 1 pm to celebrate the grand opening of the Kenny Alley mosaic stairs in the Excelsior District. If you haven’t visited Kenny Alley lately, you’ll be blown away by ...
Neon Signs & Their Influence: Films, Lectures & Book Signings | SF Main Library
Saturday, December 10 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco Main Library
Neon Signs & Their Influence: Films, Lectures & Book Signings | SF Main Library
How have neon signs influenced the landscape of your city? How does a unique neon sign evolve from advertising to art? Join them for an afternoon exploring these questions with San Francisco Neon authors Al Barna and Randall Ann Homan plus special guest speaker Avery Trufelman ...
2016 “Krampus Krawl”: Scary Xmas Pub Crawl | Oakland
Saturday, December 10 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Good Hop
2016
SF Bay Area’s 4th Annual Krampus Krawl is upon us again. The SF Bay Area Krampus Krawl was conceived by three friends’ admiration for the European Krampuslaufs, and mixed with a group of craft beer enthusiasts with a penchant for bar crawls. In Austro-Bavarian Alpine folklore, ...
1st Annual Ugly Sweater Ice Skating Day | Embarcadero
Saturday, December 10 – All Day | Cost: $11*
*$11 for general admission; $5 for skate rentals
| Justin Herman Plaza
1st Annual Ugly Sweater Ice Skating Day | Embarcadero
It’s going to be an Ugly Sweater type of ice skating day. Bring the family out and enjoy the ice. It is now officially time for your ugly sweaters. Come and party for the holidays just like how friends and family are supposed to do. If you want to ...
“Saturdays Unplugged” Hanukkah Party & Hula Dancing Lessons | JCCSF
Saturday, December 10 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jewish Community Center of SF
Come for the play date and stay for the live music. Unplug and meet up with family and friends for a screen-free afternoon of fun activities and happy hour (for adults). Free • All are welcome Saturday, December 10: Hanukkah 3 pm: Activities Dreidel Games Tot Spot (ages 1 – ...
2016 Misfit Toy Factory: Live Artmaking & Workshops | Mission
Saturday, December 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Root Division
2016 Misfit Toy Factory: Live Artmaking & Workshops | Mission
Join the misfits for a night of mayhem and making, and get your holiday shopping done in style at the 6th Annual Misfit Toy Factory, a one-night live art-making event featuring over 30 artists making sculptures, toys, and giftables onsite in the gallery space at Root ...
2016 San Francisco Parol Lantern Festival & Parade | SoMa
Saturday, December 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jessie Square
2016 San Francisco Parol Lantern Festival & Parade | SoMa
Celebrate in festive Filipino style at the annual Parol Lantern Festival & Parade, held in Yerba Buena Gardens and Jessie Square, where you can watch traditional, star-shaped Filipino Christmas lanterns called parols march along Yerba Buena Lane, along with live music, art, games and performances. ‎14th Annual ...
Unsilent Night 2016: Boombox Christmas Parade | Mission Dolores Park
Saturday, December 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
Unsilent Night 2016: 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 ...
2016 Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworks | Sausalito
Saturday, December 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Gabrielson Park
2016 Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworks | Sausalito
Bundle up along the waterfront for the annual Sausalito Lighted Boat Parade. Typically, you’ll see 40 decorated and lighted boats compete for prizes followed by a winter fireworks show. 29th Annual Sausalito Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworks Saturday, December 10, 2016 – 6 pm: Boat Parade – 7:30 pm: ...
2016 “Holiday Fanfare”: Free Outdoor Brass Concert | Civic Center
Saturday, December 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Davies Symphony Hall
2016

“Holiday Lights and Fanfare” is an inaugural series of musical events bringing holiday cheer to various locations in the Civic Center neighborhood from December 2-18, 2016. In 2016, they have increased the number of concerts to 22 versus 19 last year. “Holiday Fanfare” performers will come from the Brass Quintets and Carolers from the ...

Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
Saturday, December 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Layover
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland

Finally, a storytelling event where the point is to meet each other. At this brand-new, participatory event, you’ll have a chance to get to know each other as well as listen to real-life stories without notes or scripts. Tell your friends, bring a girlfriend or a ...

Final Day: Tony Award-Winning Play “EQUUS” by Peter Shaffer | Eureka Theatre
Saturday, December 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, by entering the discount code FUNCHEAP2016 when you register online.
| Eureka Theatre
Final Day: Tony Award-Winning Play

Theatre Rhinoceros presents “EQUUS” by Peter Shaffer, an explosive play about suppressed sexuality that took critics and audiences by storm. “EQUUS” is a timeless classic and a cornerstone of modern drama that delves into the darkest recesses of human existence. The series starts on November ...

Sunday, December 11

December Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Sunday, December 11 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am.
| Muir Woods National Monument
December Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

2016 Santa Skivvies Run | Castro
2016 Santa Skivvies Run | Castro
The Santa Skivvies Run is a festive romp through the Castro benefiting San Francisco AIDS Foundation when you can watch hundreds of bods drop trou, don Santa hats and reindeer antlers and help raise funds to support the free and local services of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. Although ...
El Mercado: Pop-Up Holiday Bazaar & DIY Artisans | Mission Dist.
Sunday, December 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Ghirardelli Square
El Mercado: Pop-Up Holiday Bazaar & DIY Artisans | Mission Dist.

For one day in December, La Cocina will transform The Women’s Building into a pop-up holiday bazaar, creating a vibrant marketplace, with over 20 food vendors and DIY artisans, for natives and tourists alike to celebrate local entrepreneurship and find the perfect gift and treats ...

Very Vegan Sundays | SoMa
Sunday, December 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Very Vegan Sundays | SoMa

Continuing a tradition and back by popular demand, Funcheap and SoMa StrEat Food Park bring you Very Vegan Sundays. We’ll have lots food trucks, popup vendors, vegan beer, vegan Mimosas, and lots of vegan specials. Join up with hundreds of fellow vegans at a monthly series at SoMa StrEat ...

The Crucible’s GIFTY Winter Open House | Oakland
The Crucible's GIFTY Winter Open House | Oakland

Dozens of leading artists, craftspeople, and Crucible faculty members will be selling their best hand-made pieces in a holiday celebration of local creative culture. On December 10-11, they’ll have music, food, and drinks for sale, as well as demonstrations of Crucible areas of study. Their themed ...

Every Saturday

Random Fitness Saturdays: Fun Fitness Adventures for All-ages | Oakland
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | See Jane Run
Random Fitness Saturdays: Fun Fitness Adventures for All-ages | Oakland

Let them surprise you with some fun, always different, always entertaining fitness adventures to shake up your routine.
Come join them every Saturday morning for a random workout led by a different local trainer each week. It will be open to all genders, ages, and fitness levels …

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley

Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday.
Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome.

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rec Field: Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Come and play outdoors, in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting, and melting into the ground. Join up every Saturday for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation for body, mind, and spirit.
Bring along a mat, blanket, friend, child, or even your doggie. Purusha yogis teach free yoga on Saturday …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Facebook Famers’ Market | Menlo Park
Every Saturday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for food and drinks.
| Facebook Headquarters
Facebook Famers' Market | Menlo Park

The Facebook Farmers Market on the Facebook campus is a diverse community event which takes place every Saturday, from 2-5 pm.
Their event, which is open to the public, features live music, locally grown produce, cooking demonstrations, craft artisans, activities for children, and the opportunity to …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show & Happy Hour | SF

The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the …

Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore
Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore

Come relax in the Heritage Lounge of 1300 on Fillmore and listen a free jazz performance during Saturday Night Live Music.
The band lineup will change weekly and they do take some Saturdays off so make sure to check the schedule to see who’s performing.
There is no cover …

Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Made Up Theatre
Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont

Come out for a night of big laughs as The 5 Play cast explores the fun, exciting, and silly nature of human relationships in an unforgettable show of completely improvised scenes and stories every Saturday at 10 pm.
5 Play will perform a fully improvised 45 …

The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF

Sid Singh hosts the craziest show in the city where you get to see standup, improv, and then you get on stage to do improv.
If you want, you can also just sit and laugh at the other people doing improv. No one is here to make …

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