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Events for December 1, 2018

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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 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 ...

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, two Sacramento museums and to more than 220 cultural institutions nationwide, for the first full weekend each month including the de ...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, from New Year’s Day to Christmas Day. The city of Oakland will offer free off-street parking at city-owned garages and lots to encourage holiday shoppers to check out local merchants. ...

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

Applebee’s $1 Jolly Rancher Vodka Month | December 2018
Saturday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)

There’s no denying it – it’s cold outside. But Applebee’s®locations across thecountryare giving guests a reason to embrace the cold and the start of 2020 with the latest Neighborhood Drink of the Month. Starting today and for the rest of January, guests can enjoy a taste of ...

2018 Brew-Ha-Holiday Warehouse Sale & Beer Pop-Up | SF
Saturday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Alite Designs HQ

Alite Designs is excited to announce the 6th Annual Brew-Ha-Holiday Warehouse Sale. Get ready for a festive two-day event with awesome gear from a 5 local brands, tasty holiday goodies from “Hey, Cookie!” and holiday brews on tap from Comrades Brewing. 2018 Brew-Ha-Holiday Warehouse Sale – ...

“It’s a Grind” Grand Opening w/ free Coffee | Oakland
Saturday, December 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Seminary Point Shopping Center
It’s A Grind Coffee House, a neighborhood destination serving specialty coffee in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere, is thrilled to announce it is celebrating the grand opening of its new location in Oakland by giving away free coffee to guests, along with some exciting deals and ...
2018 Black Santa Wonderland | Oakland
Saturday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Join as Black Santa and UWish take over Oakland’s waterfront, Jack London Square from November 23 – December 24, 2018. Come to indulge in holiday cheer and meet the real Black Santa and Mrs. Claus. Take pictures, enjoy some treats — brought to you by ...

Haute Holidays Trunk Show | SF
Saturday, December 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Great Northern
Please join them for an amazing day supporting local design & holiday shopping and fun. This is their 12th Annual Holiday Trunk Show. They love their local community of local designers and supporters so much and cannot wait to share this day with you. Featured Designers: Chi Stylezs Dirty ...
Pier 39’s Nightly Tree Lighting Show: Holiday Christmas Carols | SF
Saturday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Who can resist listening to Christmas Carols? Hum along to special musical performances from talented Bay Area groups the first weekend in December with daily performances at Noon, 1:30 pm and 3 pm in front of PIER 39’s dazzling 60-foot Christmas tree. It’s the perfect ...
8th Annual Youth Arts Summit: Art Exhibit, Workshops & Live Performances | SF
Saturday, December 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| California College of the Arts SF (CCA SF)

Join Youth Art Exchange for the Bay Area’s largest gathering of youth artists and youth-serving organizations. Now in its ninth year, the San Francisco Youth Arts Summit is at California College of the Arts, featuring a full day of visual, multimedia, and performing arts. This ...

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, December 1 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...Monthly

2018 Piedmont Avenue Tree Lighting & Stroll | Oakland
Saturday, December 1 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Key Route Plaza
Join the merchants and neighbors of Piedmont Avenue for the 10th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting & Stroll. There will be an ornament making, ceremonial tree lighting, holiday caroling, festive performances by local musicians and school children, and a visit by Santa Claus. Shops will be open late for your holiday ...
MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
Saturday, December 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
Complete Program: La Casa de los Sentidos (2649 Folsom St.) Curator: Luis VasquezGomez 6:30 Ceremony: Un canto a la vida 7:00 Brazilian Music 7:30 María José Montijo (Musica esotérica tropical) 8:00 Peter Whitehead (experiment with instruments & sound) 8:30 Dos Bandoleros (music with corazón migrante) 9:00 Artista sorpresa 9:30 LoCura Akustica (rumba flamenca) 10:15 Banda ...
2018 Widmer-World Family Fun for the Holidays | Pleasanton
Saturday, December 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Widmer World

Join in for a family friendly holiday extravaganza with a great light show timed to the music and many beautiful and fun holiday displays throughout the attraction. Park the car and walk through their festive Christmas themed environment. Widmer-World Family Fun for the Holidays December ...

“World AIDS Day” AIDS Quilt Concert at Grace Cathedral | SF
Saturday, December 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral
The AIDS Quilt Songbook is an ongoing collaborative series of songs written in response to the stigma and grief surrounding the spread of HIV/AIDS. Hear a stirring live performance of songs from the Songbook—a musical companion to the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt—by the Men of ...

Every Saturday

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 ...
“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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