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Saturday, December 17

LushNature 2022 Winter Wildlife Trip (Menlo Park)
Saturday, December 17 – 8:00 am - Ends at 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free event, $30 suggested donation.
| Dumbarton Trail
Gift somebody a LushNature excursion for the holidays Dear LushNature Friends, Thanks for all of your support throughout the LushNature Wellness Fall Spectacular. We should be thankful for the incredible wildlife and beautiful greenery around us. As we transition into winter animal watching, we enter the most ...
9:30 amRandolph Bright Mini Park Cleanup (SF)  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/543718/
Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, ...Every Saturday

Free “Legion of Honor” Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)

 the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Advanced tickets are required, and capacity is limited due to COVID-19 precautions. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require ...Every Saturday

10:00 amBayview Beautification Day  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/407708/
SF’s “Cable Car Cleanup” Party w/ Free Food & Refreshments for Volunteers
Saturday, December 17 – 10:00 am - Ends at 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/544760/
| Cable Car Museum
Help the Cable Car Museum and San Francisco Beautiful clean along the cable car lines. Meet at the Cable Car Museum (1201 Mason St). All supplies provided. Clean along the cable car line then, hop on a cable car back to the museum for free food ...
10:00 amLower Nob Hill Cleanup  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/409574/
10:00 amSOMA Cleanup  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/444566/
10:00 amRussian Hill Park Gardening  FREE
10:00 amHayes Valley Community Cleanup  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/413069/
10:00 amOuter Mission/Cayuga Cleanup  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/406960/
Oakland’s New “Nature Playspace” for Kids at OMCA

Calling all kiddos and future scientists! The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) invites you to experience its new interactive OMCA Kids: Nature Playspace for kids ages 2 to 5, their families, and caregivers. Explore the natural world from a kids’ eye view and learn about ...

Japantown’s “Mini Art Mart” w/ Anime Artists (SF)
Saturday, December 17 – 11:00 am - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kinokuniya San Francisco

We are a monthly market where local, Japanese inspired artist can sell their work in San Francisco Japantown Mall.

11:00 amMakers Faire at Holiday by the Bay (Sausalito)  FREE
SF’s Holiday Wreath-Making at Salesforce Park (2022)
Saturday, December 17 – 11:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Make and bring home a holiday wreath at WinterFest 2022, the weekend-long holiday celebration at TJPA’s Salesforce Park! Join us at TJPA’s Salesfore Park Main Plaza for Make-A-Wreath on Saturday, December 17! We will provide a ten-inch wire frame, various types of greens, and decorative flourishes ...
SF’s Irish Center Holiday Boutique & Artisan Fair 2022
Saturday, December 17 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
| United Irish Cultural Center
Back by popular demand our 2022 Holiday Boutique and Artisan Fair is Saturday, December 17 from 2-5 pm at the United Irish Cultural Center and held both indoors and out. Shop from nearly 40 vendors with a range of items from handmade craft, candles, jewelry, ...
Vallejo Swap-o-Rama! Holiday Edition (2022) Join us for a holiday edition of our clothing swap with an alteration station! Bring wearable clothes and accessories with no holes or stains to swap! We are all size inclusive, and accept children’s clothes as well. Donation will be accepted from 11AM-12:30 PM at ...
SF Symphony’s “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” (Dec. 16-17)
Saturday, December 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $30 | Davies Symphony Hall

Get ready to experience Holiday season like never before—the San Francisco Symphony’s much-loved Christmas series is back! Let the SF Symphony brighten your family’s holiday season as they fill Davies Symphony Hall with a festive mix of classical and popular concerts throughout the holidays. San ...

Grace Cathedral’s “A Cathedral Christmas” (Dec. 10-23)
Saturday, December 17 – 3:00 pm - Ends at 4:30 pm | Cost: $17 | Grace Cathedral

Giving the warm glow and happy memories of a Christmas concert at Grace Cathedral is a gift that lasts forever and is always the right size. Join us for concerts and services that will fill you with joy this season. Celebrate the season with the ...

15 Pianos Coming to SF’s Valencia St. for One Day Only (Dec. 17) The Valencia Corridor Merchants Association is bringing 15 pianists to the corridor for a fun day of holiday cheer, shopping, and strolling! Come one come all to the Pianos/Keyboards on Valencia Holiday shop and stroll! 15 Pianists with their very own keyboards, trios, singers, and other lovely ...
Visitacion Valley 2022 Holiday Light Festival (SF)
Saturday, December 17 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Visitacion Valley Greenway
The Visitacion Valley Holiday Light Festival is a community art event where families can explore and interact with light art by local Bay Area artists. Leland Corridor businesses will stay open late to provide warm bites and beverages. Family-friendly activities include photo booths, Visitacion Valley history ...
2022 San Rafael Lighted Boat Parade (North Bay)
Saturday, December 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Rafael Yacht Club
The San Rafael Lighted Boat Parade takes place annually (rain or shine)along the entire length of the San Rafael Canal and it’s happening on Saturday, December 17, 2022, at 6 pm. A holiday tradition since 1966, the parade is built upon the spirit of the local ...
FREE: Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up 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 takes place in a ...

117-Year-Old Bar “Savoy Tivoli” Re-opening Weekend + Comedy Showcase
Saturday, December 17 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 11:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Savoy Tivoli

After a four year closure, the historic 117-year-old open-air bar, Savoy Tivoli of North Beach, will finally officially re-open on Thursday, Dec 15, 2022. In 2018, The Savoy was forced to close while the building that houses it underwent a city mandated earthquake retrofit. Prior ...

Hubba Hubba Revue’s 16th Annual Burlesque “Holiday Special” at DNA Lounge (SF)
Saturday, December 17 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 9:45 pm | Cost: $15*
*Limited number of discount tickets are available on the DNA Lounge ticketing page
| DNA Lounge
‘Twas the night of Big Hubba & all thru the house, the showgirls were shaking their shimmy belts out! Their stockings were fastened to garters with care, in hopes San Francisco soon would be there! Join The Bay Area’s world-famous burlesque & variety show at our ...
SF’s Tiki Bar “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (7p + 9p Shows)

Unfortunately the parklet at our venue is being torn down so our event is on hiatus while we look for a new venue Get ready for the original “HellaSecret” comedy show. A series of pop-up live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. ...Every Saturday

“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase, presented by Funcheap and HellaFunny. Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs at SF’s brand new comedy club on Market St – ...Every Saturday

SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Saturday)
Saturday, December 17 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 advanced tickets or $15 at door without RSVP
| Neck of The Woods

It’s San Francisco’s only weekly HellaDesi Comedy Night at a great new comedy club at Neck of the Woods with HellaFunny and Funcheap. *Special Sept. 30, 2023 Special Location SAVOY TIVOLI in North Beach! Come hang at North Beach staple, Savoy Tivoli – a 117-year-old ...Every Saturday

“Comedians with Criminal Records” Live in SF (2022)
Saturday, December 17 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP (normally $15-20)
| Broadway Studios

Crime is no laughing matter in San Francisco… unless it’s Comedians with Criminal Records – a unique showcase of professional comics who’ve had troubles with the law in the past. In addition to an hilarious comedy set, you’ll also hear the back-story of the comedian ...

8:00 pmNuthouse at the Golden Squirrel: Stand-Up Comedy Cabaret (Oakland)  FREE*
*Sliding scale donation requested during the show
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