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Saturday, December 2

Peak of Fall Colors at SF Botanical Garden | Golden Gate Park
Peak of Fall Colors at SF Botanical Garden | Golden Gate Park

The fall color is at its peak right now at San Francisco Botanical Garden … we’re told this should last just only 2 weeks. Weather looks good for a while, but bets are off if it rains, so folks should get out there soon if ...

Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square
Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square
Please note that the tickets for 12/2 are already sold out.

2017 Holiday Cable Car Races & The Santa Triathlon | SF
2017 Holiday Cable Car Races & The Santa Triathlon | SF
At Brave the Bay, you might see an elf in striped tights jump into the Bay, or Santa Claus hauling a cable car instead of presents at the Santa Triathlon, co-presented with Make-a-Wish and the SF Police Department. Teams of six pull cable cars by rope in a head-to-head ...
Opening Day: Holiday Train Display | SF Main Libary
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Opening Day: Holiday Train Display | SF Main Libary

Come join Clifford, Thomas, and friends for the holidays in a beloved San Francisco Public Library tradition – the Holiday Model Train Display. Even the littlest kids can turn on the displays, with four trains, lights, and a ferris wheel in a new display, built ...

2017 Dance Hack Festival: Free Hacking Day | SF
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for Dancers & Hackers with RSVP
| CounterPULSE
2017 Dance Hack Festival: Free Hacking Day | SF

DanceHackSF is an annual San Francisco-based event that brings together performers and developers to inspire one another and experiment with emerging technologies, here in SF and around the World. DanceHackSF is an opportunity to spark unconventional applications of new technological tools and innovative dance material ...

2017 San Francisco Center for Book Holiday Fair | Potrero Hill
Saturday, December 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Center for the Book
2017 San Francisco Center for Book Holiday Fair | Potrero Hill
Grab your friends and head to the San Francisco Center for the Book’s Holiday Fair where you’ll find unique holiday gifts among the wide selection of a rich assortment of locally handcrafted, functional and decorative crafts that are perfect for gift giving, and a spectacular variety of ...
2017 Bazaar Stock Music Fest: 12 Hours & 36 Artists | SF
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bazaar Cafe
2017 Bazaar Stock Music Fest: 12 Hours & 36 Artists | SF
Support your independent artists at a locally-owned business at a 12 hour acoustic music-a-thon, put together by local music mini-impresario KC Turner. It’s his 10th year organizing the free all day music festival. 36 local musicians will play sets from 10 am to 10 pm from a variety of genres. Did we ...
Free Parking Day | Oakland
Saturday, December 2 – 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 ...

2017 Winter Spectacular: Snow Day, Light Show, Ice Sculptures & Parade | Redwood City
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Redwood City
2017 Winter Spectacular: Snow Day, Light Show, Ice Sculptures & Parade | Redwood City
The annual Children’s Festival and Light Show in downtown Redwood City features a parade, an ice sculpture demonstration, real snow to play in, a carnival and more. 2017 Winter Festival | Redwood City Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 10 am to 8 pm Downtown Redwood City FREE Each year, on the ...
2017 Winter Open House & Train Show | San Leandro
Saturday, December 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Leandro Historical Railway Society
2017 Winter Open House & Train Show | San Leandro
Santa is back. Their 2017 Winter Open House and Train Show will happen December 2nd & 3rd 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 ...
6th Annual San Francisco Veterans Film Festival | SF Main Library
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
6th Annual San Francisco Veterans Film Festival | SF Main Library

Please join the 6th Annual San Francisco Film Festival sponsored by OneVet OneVoice and the American Legion Post 505 in partnership with the San Francisco Public Library. San Francisco Veterans Film Festival is a robust forum for Veterans and civilian filmmakers to express their creativity ...

2017 Dogpatch Holiday Block Party: Deals & Free Treats | SF
Saturday, December 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Dogpatch
2017 Dogpatch Holiday Block Party: Deals & Free Treats | SF
Explore the Dogpatch during the Dogpatch Holiday Sale (a reincarnation of the annual Dogpatch Warehouse Sale). Shop at local retailers, do some wine & beer tasting and stop by gallery open houses. Many businesses will be hosting sample sales and popups (1-day mini shops within a ...
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

Hometown Holidays & Annual City Hall Tree Lighting | Redwood City
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Hometown Holidays & Annual City Hall Tree Lighting | Redwood City
Get in the holiday spirit and join the festivities as Redwood City’s Downtown Business Group throws Hometown Holidays, a party to celebrate the holiday season, rain or shine. Guests can enjoy a parade, live entertainment, carnival rides, snow, Santa Claus photos and more. This free ...
Free Ice Skating All Day, Photo Booth & Free Snacks | Embarcadero Center
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is encouraged but not required.
| Four Embarcadero Center
Free Ice Skating All Day, Photo Booth & Free Snacks | Embarcadero Center
Cool Effect is taking over the Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center and invites you to join them for a complimentary skate session on Saturday, December 2nd. In addition to free ice skating, there will also be a ‘Bosco Lite’ photo booth, complimentary snacks, and beverages courtesy of KIND, Health-Ade and ...

Every Saturday

Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose

Lululemon Athletica invites you to free Summer Yoga sessions every Saturday morning now through September at Park Valencia across from Left Bank Brasserie.
Bring your mat and enjoy a free, outdoor morning workout. Registration begins at 8:30 am, and class begins at 9 am.

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.
Free Community Yoga Class
Every Saturday | 10 am
Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA
FREE
Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome.

Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF

Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks.
Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front …

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form.
You will gain a personal understanding …

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Saturday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Point Bonita Lighthouse
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands

Meet Point Bonita docents along the lighthouse trail. This hidden, historic setting offers breathtaking views and many stories of what life was like living at the head of such perilous waters.
A secret jewel of the Bay Area, the Point Bonita Lighthouse, built in 1855, was …

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 …

Saturday Roller Skate Party “Disco Down Dolores” | SF
Every Saturday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
Saturday Roller Skate Party "Disco Down Dolores" | SF

This is the newer fresher rollerskate dance scene of San Francisco based in Dolores Park. Meet them from 2pm to 6pm every Saturday at Dolores Park Mulituse Court. They love rollerskates and blades alike.
Disco Down Dolores
Every Saturday | 2-6p
Multiuse Court, Dolores Park, Near Church & …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement
"The Setup" Underground Comedy Show | 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 …

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday.
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show
Every Saturday | 8 pm
It’s Your Move Game Store, 4920 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
$5
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the …

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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