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Events for December 8, 2022

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Thursday, December 8

10:00 amPlayful Learning at the Children’s Creativity Museum (SF)  $15*
*Members and babies under 1 are always free!
1:00 pmStrikethrough: Typographic Messages of Protest (SF)  FREE*
*Free gallery entry on Thursdays
4th Annual Berkeley Holiday Gift Fair (2022)
Thursday, December 8 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hotel Shattuck
Spend your holidays in Downtown Berkeley! Featuring 25 local vendors, The Berkeley Chamber’s 4th annual Holiday Gift Fair is coming back to Berkeley on Thursday, December 8th from 4-7pm at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza. Shop for everyone on your list with 25 local businesses in ...
5:00 pm901 Club Year End Get Together w/ Chef Pop-up Fish and Bonez (SF)  FREE
Bernal Heights 2022 Holiday Stroll (SF)
Thursday, December 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cortland Avenue, Bernal Heights
Come stroll along Cortland Avenue in Bernal Heights and shop small and local, while enjoying special treats, free music and artwork in this vibrant neighborhood.

5:00 pmRennerJazz plays LatinJazz w/ Viajó de la Música (SF)  FREE
SF’s 12th Annual Clement Street Holiday Stroll (2022)
Thursday, December 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Arguello and Clement
Join us on Thursday, Dec. 8th from 5-9 p.m. for the 12th Annual Clement Street Holiday Stroll! Your favorite Richmond District shops & eateries will have sales, raffles, pop-ups, refreshments, crafts and more to get you in the spirit of shopping locally this holiday season. Participating ...
Oakland’s 20th Annual Montclair Village Holiday Stroll (2022)
Thursday, December 8 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
| Montclair Village
Festivities include live performances from local artists, professional photos with Santa, giant puppets, childrens’ crafts and activities, Oakland Fire Department parade rig and toy drive, choirs and live music performances, feasts and libations, and holiday shopping at over forty businesses. Free admission for all ages. Highlights: – ...
6:00 pmPost No Jangs: Notes from Underground Exhibit (SF)  FREE
6:00 pmYappy Hour: After-Hour Party for Animal Lovers (Walnut Creek)  $25*
6:00 pm“After Dark: Fire and Ice” at The Exploratorium (SF)  $19.95*
*After Dark 18+: USD 19.95
Kim Shuck’s Poem Jam “Colossus: Freedom” (SF Main Library)
Thursday, December 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Public Library, Latino/Hispanic Room
San Francisco Poet Laureate emerita Kim Shuck invites poets Sara Biel, Wanda Sabir and special guests to read from their new anthology, Colossus: Freedom: An Anthology of Voices Across the Carceral Wasteland.
6:00 pm“Uncle Val’s Gin Martini Flight Night” at the Clift Hotel (SF)  FREE*
*Entrance is free. Food and beverage will be available for purchase.
6:00 pmBig Blu Soul Revue at Blue Note (Napa)  $10*
*$10 - $15
Noise Pop’s 2022 Holiday Party w/ Cut Copy DJ Set (Hotel Kabuki)
Thursday, December 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hotel Kabuki
Introducing the Noise Pop Holiday Party! Get in the Holiday spirit with the ultimate winter party at Hotel Kabuki! This FREE event is on 12/8 from 6pm-9pm and will feature drink specials + DJ sets from Ben Browning (of Cut Copy) and Wonway Posibul. Come thru, ya ...
6:00 pmDe-mystifying Adaptogens + Medicine Tea Tasting Course (Calistoga)  FREE*
*Free; spaces are limited. Email: trevor.logan@houseofbetter.com to sign up.
FREE: Oakland Comedy Night at “Golden State Lounge”

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

Film: The Mission, Screening and Panel Discussion (SF Main Library)
Thursday, December 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
| San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102
A not to miss screening of The Mission, followed by a panel discussion and Q & A. When COVID-19 hit, Valerie Tulier-Laiwa knew her neighborhood would be greatly affected. With the help of several childhood friends, she jumped into action to meet the needs of the ...
“Throwback Thursday” at Del Mar: ’90s to ’00s Party (SF)
Thursday, December 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover all night
| Del Mar

One of SF’s most fun tropical bar/nightclub invites you every Thursday as some of the best DJs in SF take you back in time for the hottest 90’s to 2000’s music that once hit the dance floor. DJ starts at 9 pm and is FREE ...Every Thursday

“Puff Puff Laugh” SF’s Cannabis Lounge Comedy Show

Barbary Coast upholds a tradition of “higher” quality in San Francisco. For the first time ever, HellaFunny is taking over SF’s premier cannabis lounge, Barbary Coast, for a night of “Puff Puff Laugh.” That’s right… it’s the first comedy show in San Francisco where you can (legally ...Every Thursday

7:00 pm“Bistro After Dark” Live Music (Hayward)  FREE*
*No cover, no drink minimum, tips/donations are for an orphanage.
7:30 pmThursday Trivia Nights at Trade Routes (SF)  FREE
7:30 pm“Rueda de Casino” Cuban Salsa Class (SF)  $15
7:30 pm“A Christmas Carol” Performance at Lesher Center for the Arts (Walnut Creek)  $27*
*Center REP “Pay What You Can” preview performances (12/08/2022 - 12/09/2022) Everyone deserves the opportunity to experience live theatre at a price they can afford. Launching with the 22/23 season, any audience member can join us for “Pay What You Can” preview performances (the first performances of each production). Tickets are available for reservation/purchase online at any time – no discount code needed! We're counting on you to let us know what price level is right for you. If you can afford to, please consider paying a little extra to support those who can't.
7:30 pmParadise Comedy Presents : A Stand Up Comedy Show (SF)  FREE
8:00 pmSabor Thursdays at Cigar Bar w/ Free Salsa Dance Class (SF)  FREE*
*Free before 9pm with online registration SaborThursdays.com
8:00 pmKilling My Lobster Holiday Special Comedy Sketch (Oakland)  $17.50*
8:00 pmIrish Soul Concert at The Marsh (Berkeley)  $5*
*$10 solo $5 students with ID
9:00 pm16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)  FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!
9:00 pm1984 at Cat Club (SF)  FREE*
*Free all night, buy drinks to support the night, thank you
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