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Sunday, December 17

Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square
Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square
Please note that the tickets for 12/17 are already sold out.
Last Day of Holiday House by Brit + Co: One Stop Holiday Shopping Destination | SF
Sunday, December 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Holiday House by Brit + Co
Last Day of Holiday House by Brit + Co: One Stop Holiday Shopping Destination | SF

Get merry with Brit + Co at the Holiday House, a one-stop holiday destination in San Francisco. Come hang with them at 2124 Union Street at their open house; there’s free entry, no tickets are required. Expect Instagrammable holiday-themed art installations, festive DIY projects, maker-customized gifts, and ...

Free Yogaout in Dolores Park with Supergirls | SF
Free Yogaout in Dolores Park with Supergirls | SF
Looking for a way to start your Sunday morning right? Supergirls have got your back. Join them every Sunday at Dolores Park for a free Yogaout. It’s not just a workout, but a way to share the magic of Sunday mornings and connect with others and ...
2017 SFMade Holiday Gift Fair: 70+ Local Artisans & Sweet Treats | SF
Sunday, December 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | California College of the Arts SF (CCA SF)
2017 SFMade Holiday Gift Fair: 70+ Local Artisans & Sweet Treats | SF

The only holiday gift fair where you walk in and know that every item was made in San Francisco. SFMade presents its sixth annual Holiday Gift Fair at California College of the Arts in San Francisco. The shopping extravaganza is free and open to the public ...

The Crucible’s Holiday Gifty Market & Art Demos: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, December 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Crucible
The Crucible's Holiday Gifty Market & Art Demos: Sunday | 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 16-17, they’ll have music, food, and drinks for sale, as well as demonstrations of Crucible areas of study. Their themed ...

Chanukah Wonderland: 24 Holidays on 24th Street | Noe Valley
Sunday, December 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for shopping, food and drinks
| Noe Valley Town Square
Chanukah Wonderland: 24 Holidays on 24th Street | Noe Valley
Festivities on Sunday, December 17, 2017: 11:00 am: Kids Holiday Craft Workshop – Kids create felt gingerbread figures at Mapamundi Kids, 1306 Castro St. Free and all materials will be provided. Recommended for ages 3-7. Please RSVP via phone 415-641-6192 or email info@mapamundikids.com 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Holiday Music with the Russo Music ...
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, December 17 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Celebrate the winter season and do your last-minute holiday shopping at Jack London Square Farmers Market. Stroll, shop, and indulge with local love, while getting meaningful gifts and fabulous food. Enjoy holiday specials, seasonal cooking demos, family activities, and more: Market Tote Kids’ Crafts, 11:00 am-2:00 ...
2017 Santa 5K Run & Festival | San Jose
Sunday, December 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the race and enjoy the race festival.
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2017 Santa 5K Run & Festival | San Jose
The TiVo “Santa Run Silicon Valley” 5K Run/Walk, is a new tradition in San Jose benefiting favorite holiday traditions – Christmas in the Park and Downtown Ice on Sunday, December 17, 2017. Festivities kick off at 1 pm on race day with the race starting at ...
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 ...

Bill Graham Menorah Day 2017: SF’s Chanukah Festival | Union Square
Sunday, December 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Bill Graham Menorah Day 2017: SF's Chanukah Festival | Union Square

Celebrate Chanukah 2017 with the 43rd annual lighting of the 25-foot tall mahogany Bill Graham Menorah in Union Square. This San Francisco tradition, the brainchild of rock and roll concert promoter Bill Graham, begun in 1975. Lighting ceremonies take place from December 12-19, at approximately 5 pm on most ...

Mayor Ed Lee Memorial Celebration | SF City Hall
Sunday, December 17 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Mayor Ed Lee Memorial Celebration | SF City Hall

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passed away early Tuesday morning of an apparent heart attack.  Supervisor London Breed has taken over as acting Mayor. Our thoughts go out to his family and we wish the mayor bon voyage. Events to celebrate the life and legacy of ...

Christmas, Hanukkah, & Kwanzaa Music Celebration | The Presidio
Sunday, December 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Chapel
Christmas, Hanukkah, & Kwanzaa Music Celebration | The Presidio
The Interfaith Center at the Presidio is presenting a concert – “Celebrate with Music – Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa” at the historic Presidio Chapel. Featured performers are: Aeeshah & Kokomon Clottey, djembe, song, story telling Linda Baird, operatic soprano Josephine Gandolfi, concert pianist Deon Nielsen Price, composer/pianist Cantor Brian Reich, songs with guitar
2017 Chanukah Festival: Free Latkes, Donuts & Magic | Redwood City
Sunday, December 17 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Courthouse Square
2017 Chanukah Festival: Free Latkes, Donuts & Magic | Redwood City
Witness Menorah Lighting at the 8th annual Chanukah Festival in Redwood City’s Courthouse Square on Sunday, December 17, 2017. Guests will also enjoy free latkes and donuts, a magic show, live music and crafts for kids. Including BEN KRAMARZ LIVE. Free, but an RSVP enters you into a raffle.
Chanukah At The River: Grand Menorah Lighting | Petaluma
Sunday, December 17 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Water Street Promenade
Chanukah At The River: Grand Menorah Lighting | Petaluma
Join them for the second annual Grand Menorah Lighting at the Petaluma River. There will be: Mega-Nine-Foot Menorah Spectacular Fire Juggling & Escape Act Latkes, Donuts, and Chocolate “Gelt” Chanukah Craft, Music, Grand Raffle Face Painting, Photo-op with Life-Sized Dreidel  Special Chanukah Giveaway for first 50 Kids Free but an RSVP is required.
7th Annual “Wintersongs” Community Sing-Along | Oakland
Sunday, December 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Nile Hall (Preservation Park)
7th Annual "Wintersongs" Community Sing-Along | Oakland
Experience the magic of raising your voice to create lush Eastern European seasonal harmonies as they were originally intended to be sung — by many voices in community at the Annual Wintersongs Community Sing. Free, but an RSVP is required. Kitka singers will lead the group in some ...
Napa Lighted Art Festival | Last Day
Sunday, December 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Napa
Napa Lighted Art Festival | Last Day

Experience an illuminating art walk during the season of lights. This festival creates stunning artwork as light displays are projected onto a variety of buildings throughout Downtown Napa and the Oxbow District. Eight to ten original artworks will light up the night sky for 9 ...

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“Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Heart of the City" Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza

Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, …

Civil Discourse: Politics, Policy & Legislation Discussion | Grace Cathedral
Every Sunday – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to all
| Grace Cathedral
Civil Discourse: Politics, Policy & Legislation Discussion | Grace Cathedral

In our divided world, how can we be part of conversations that are both principled and productive?
Join for Civil Discourse, a program, taking place every Sunday in July, that will guide respectful discussions about politics, policy, and legislation, to prepare for the Mid Terms …

Free Summer Yoga Sundays | Emeryville
Every Sunday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Free Summer Yoga Sundays | Emeryville

Prepare for the upcoming week with an exhilarating Free Yoga session sponsored by Athleta at Bay Street.  Yoga will take place every Sunday morning from June through the end of August.
Free Summer Yoga Sundays
Sunday, June 3 to August 26, 2018 | 10 am to 11 am
Bay …

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over.
Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor …

Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera
Every Sunday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Town Center Corte Madera
Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera

Town Center Corte Madera celebrates summer with the Annual Summer Music Series, set to take place every Sunday June 3rd through August 26th from Noon-2 pm with a great lineup of music that will appeal to all ages.
Summer Outdoor Music Series
All Sundays from June to August …

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Sunday – 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 …

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels.
The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you …

Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights

See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides.
Victorian Walking Tour
Every Sunday | 2 pm
1801 Bush, 1801 Bush St., SF, CA
Free, but donations are accepted.
On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll …

Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Thee Parkside
Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill

Original Famous Twang Sundays is a free, all-ages concert series at Thee Parkside in Potrero Hill.
Come by every Sunday; there’s always a fresh traditional or contemporary live act and a surprise special to purchase from the kitchen.

Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights

Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon.
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam
Every Sunday | 4-7 pm
The Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland Ave., SF, CA
FREE
Jamming happens …

The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Starry Plough
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley

The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a weekly all-ages matinee concert series from 4-7 pm every Sunday.
The show is free, but donations are welcome. The pub opens at 2 pm. There is a large selection of beers and full kitchen with satisfying pub staples like …

Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF

Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club taught by Jade Ford.
Juggling Club
Most Sundays | 5-8p
Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF
Free, …

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