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Saturday, December 1

Free Ice Skating Lessons in Union Square | SF

Don’t know how to skate? Kaiser Permanente is inviting beginner skaters to the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines to come learn from professional skate instructors every weekend. Lessons are free (including skate rental) to those who sign up in ...Every Saturday

“Inscribe” World AIDS Day Commemoration | The Castro
Saturday, December 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Castro & 19th
Inscribe is a yearly World AIDS Day event held in The Castro, ground zero of the AIDS epidemic. It is a colorful remembrance to honor the men and women who died of AIDS. Their names are “Inscribed” by students of Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy and ...

2018 San Francisco Center for Book Holiday Fair | Potrero Hill
Saturday, December 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Center for the Book
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 ...
2018 Holiday Crafts Day | Randall Museum Randall Museum’s annual Holiday Crafts Day is back at the newly renovated museum on Corona Heights. The museum will be bustling with fun holiday craft activities for the whole family. Kids can create one-of-a-kind hand-made gifts and items to decorate their homes. Learn how to roll ...
2018 Italian Christmas Market at Fort Mason | Dec. 1-2
Saturday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Museo Italo Americano

Inspired by the famous Christmas markets in Northern Italy and throughout most of Europe, the 6th Annual Italian Christmas Market (Mercato di Natale) will exude the warm atmosphere of Christmas in San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center Museo Italo Americano. Choose the perfect Christmas gift for your family ...

2018 Winter Spectacular: Snow Day, Light Show, Santa Claus & Parade | Redwood City
Saturday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Redwood City
The annual Children’s Festival and Light Show in downtown Redwood City features a parade, musical performances and entertainment, real snow to play in, a carnival, Santa Claus and more. 2018 Winter Festival | Redwood City Saturday, December 1, 2018 | 10 am to 8 pm Downtown Redwood City FREE Each year, on ...
2018 Holiday Train Show: 4,000 ft of Track & Santa | San Leandro
Saturday, December 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Leandro Historical Railway Society

Santa is back. Their 2018 Winter Open House and Train Show will happen December 1st & 2nd 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 ...

2018 Dance Hack Festival | SF
Saturday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Workshops are free for participants and $20 for visitors.
| CounterPULSE

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. DanceHack SF is an opportunity to spark unconventional applications of new tech tools and innovative dance ...

2018 Dogpatch Holiday Block Party | SF
Saturday, December 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Dogpatch
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 ...
2018 Russian Christmas Festival: Traditional Food & Live Russian Music | Menlo Park
Saturday, December 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Nativity of the Holy Virgin Russian Orthodox Church
Get festive at the Russian Christmas Festival happening on December 1, 2018 with traditional food, live music and fun activities for the children. There will be souvenirs and wrapped presents at the Lucky Barrel as usual. Traditional food will include bortsch, pirozhki, golubtsy (stuffed cabbage), salads, buckwheat with mushrooms, ...
Hello Kitty Truck Comes Back to SF | Stonestown
Saturday, December 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for treats
| Stonestown Galleria
The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is coming to Stonestown Galleria on Saturday, 12/1. Come visit near the Olive Garden between 10 am-8 pm and pick up some super cute treats and merch, while supplies last.
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (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 and Oakland ...Monthly

Pay-Your-Age Birthday Bear | Build-A-Bear

Build-A-Bear is treating birthday boys and girls to a special treat. Bring in your little ones to a Build-A-Bear Workshop anytime during their birthday month for a special Count Your Candles ceremony and Birthday Treat Bear, and pay just their age. Build-A-Bear Kids’ Birthday Treat ...

Oakland’s Free Parking Days for the Holidays | 2018

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 off-street parking at city-owned garages and lots to encourage holiday shoppers to check ...Every Saturday

Measure A Days: Free Access to all Parks | All Over Marin County
Saturday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Marin County

Come to the “Measure A Days” which offers free access to all parks on the first Saturday of the month. The name is because of the loss in fee revenues will be offset by the Measure A funds approved by voters in 2012. Measure A ...Monthly

1st Annual Zero Waste & Eco-Friendly Gifts Free Holiday Market | Fort Mason
Saturday, December 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free entrance. Bring cash for purchase.
| Fort Mason Center
Everyone is invited to the First Annual Zero Waste & Plastic Free Holiday Market at Fort Mason, San Francisco, in the Historic Firehouse on December 1st. 1st Annual Zero Waste & Eco-Friendly Free Holiday Market Saturday, December 1, 2018 | 10 am – 3 pm Fort Mason, 2 Marina ...
Applebee’s $1 Jolly Rancher Vodka Month | December 2018
Saturday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)

Starting today, and for the rest of November, participating Applebee’s locations across the country are serving up the $1 Vodka Cranberry Lemonade to get you in the Thanksgiving spirit. Served in a 10-ounce mug, the $1 Vodka Cranberry Lemonade is a delicious blend of vodka, Tropicana lemonade and ...

13th Annual Supermarket Street Sweep | SF Supermarket Street Sweep is an annual bike race that benefits the San Francisco Food Bank. For the past several years, hundreds of participants have zipped around the city to local supermarkets and brought back thousands of pounds of food to donate to this wonderful charity. 2018 Supermarket ...

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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. Updated 3/13/19 ...
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 ...
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Every Saturday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Rum tasting if you bring your dog
| Tripp Distillery
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Oceanfront Distillery where Rum & other Spirits are made right in front of the bar where spirit tastings and cocktails are on hand. If you bring your dog, you get free tasting of their Rums. There may also be food truck onsite on Saturdays of something ...
Free ‘UrbanKick’ Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 'UrbanKick' Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Beginning July 6, 2019, an energetic, equipment-free class blends sports conditioning and kickboxing, every Saturday from 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm at the Salesforce Park (Main Plaza.) Best of all, there’s no pre-registration or membership required – just show up.
“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: $10 | It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland
Critical Hit is hosted by Erik Krasner, Hayden Greif-Neill and Jim McVeigh at It’s Your Move Games & Hobbies in Temescal for over 4 years and still going strong. Every week, some of our favorite comedians are invited to perform. Along with the producers, you can ...
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