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Johnny is a self-described cheap-aholic who hunts down the free-er side of San Francisco. He loves street fairs, free concerts in the park, and anywhere that offers free food. Johnny has been featured on KQED's Forum, CBS's Eye on the Bay and is a contributor to the San Francisco Bay Guardian, KFOG and KGO 810 AM. Johnny is the founder of FunCheapSF.com

Wednesday, December 12

$25 Ticket Lottery for “Dear Evan Hansen” in SF | Curran
Wednesday, December 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $25*
*Must enter ticket lottery to be eligible for $25 tickets
$25 Ticket Lottery for "Dear Evan Hansen" in SF | Curran

The winner of six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen is enjoying a sold-out run at San Francisco’s Curran theater during its first North American tour.
But just like with when Hamilton came to town, the show’s producers don’t want to leave …

Thursday, December 13

Museum of Ice Cream’s “Pinkmas” Free Thursday Nights | December 2018 Museum of Ice Cream's "Pinkmas" Free Thursday Nights | December 2018

From November 23 – January 6, the Museum of Ice Cream transforms into a winter wonderland for “Pinkmas.”
As a special winter promotion, every Thursday in December from 6:30 – 8 pm, the first 350 solo guests will get a free ticket to cross into the ice cream wonderland.
Come …

Saturday, December 15

Win Tix: Asian Art Museum’s Indian Art Exhibit “Painting Is My Everything” | Ends Dec. 30
Saturday, December 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN | Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum's Indian Art Exhibit "Painting Is My Everything" | Ends Dec. 30Enter to Win

Here’s your last chance to see the Asian Art Museum’s amazing exhibit, Painting Is My Everything: Art from India’s Mithila Region which closes on December 30, 2018.
> Get Tickets – $25 (includes special exhibition).
With precise skill and bold artistic vision, the 17 contemporary artists included in this …

Timbuk2 Holiday Warehouse Sale: Up to 70% Off | Mission Dist.
Saturday, December 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Timbuk2 Factory Store
Timbuk2 Holiday Warehouse Sale: Up to 70% Off | Mission Dist.

Timbuk2’s Warehouse Sale is back. Expect big discounts (up to 70% off), samples and prototypes. The deals change each year, but you’ll typically find deals on backpacks, messenger bags, luggage, and more.
It all takes place at the Timbuk2 Factory Store location in the heart of the …

Timbuk2 Holiday Warehouse Sale: Up to 70% Off | Dec. 15-16
Saturday, December 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Timbuk2 Holiday Warehouse Sale: Up to 70% Off | Dec. 15-16
Art in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin
Saturday, December 15 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Art in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin
“Krampus du Nord” Holiday Pop-Up Bar | Dec 15-22
Saturday, December 15 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry, but bring cash for drinks
"Krampus du Nord" Holiday Pop-Up Bar | Dec 15-22

Everyone’s favorite half-goat, half-demon Krampus is taking over Cafe du Nord for a holiday pop-up bar for 5 nights only (December 15-16, 20-22)
Expect Norwegian black metal, torture decor, a Naughty List of Libations by Deep Eddy Vodka, and more evil holiday surprises.

Sunday, December 16

Timbuk2 Holiday Warehouse Sale: Up to 70% Off | Mission Dist.
Sunday, December 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Timbuk2 Holiday Warehouse Sale: Up to 70% Off | Mission Dist.
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, December 16 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, December 16 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room

Monday, December 17

Funk Legend “George Clinton” in Conversation | SF
Monday, December 17 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5
Funk Legend "George Clinton" in Conversation | SF

Ahead of his SOLD OUT show at the Independent, join us for a conversation with the legendary funkmeister who’ll be retiring following this tour. Clinton is promoting his latest album Medicaid Fraud Dog. After the interview we’ll be throwing a year-end/holiday after-party with live music …

Wednesday, December 19

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Saturday, December 22

FeedMobSF: Help Feed the Homeless | Civic Center
Saturday, December 22 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE
FeedMobSF: Help Feed the Homeless | Civic Center

Help feed the less fortunate during the holidays in Civic Center.
FeedMobSF is looking for food sponsors/restaurants to donate food. They are looking for volunteers to help setup and breakdown and feed the homeless. They are accepting donations of blankets, toiletries, sweaters, and jackets.
EVENT UPDATE: Please note …

Sunday, December 23