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Sunday, November 28

“The Redwood Experience” at Jack London State Park
Sunday, November 28 – 9:30 am | Cost: $10*
*Tickets are $10 per person, in addition to $10 per car entry fee (up to nine passengers).
| Jack London State Historic Park
"The Redwood Experience" at Jack London State Park

Immerse yourself in the fortifying energy of the redwood forest and join an interactive experience with these magnificent trees to engage in sensory activities, mindful meditation, and a revitalizing hike to the Ancient Redwood, a 2,000 year-old giant of Sonoma mountain.
Conducted by California Naturalist, Laura …

Holiday Art Sale at the Triton Museum (San Jose)
Sunday, November 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public!
| Triton Museum of Art
Holiday Art Sale at the Triton Museum (San Jose)

Holiday Art Sale at the Triton Museum
Sunday, November 28, 2021
11:00AM – 4:30PM
Free and open to the public!
Join us in celebrating Museum Store Sunday at the Triton Museum with an exclusive art sale showcasing ceramics, glassware, live music, wine, refreshments & more!
Shop from locally renowned artists …

Free Guided Walk of SF’s Mission Dolores Neighborhood
Sunday, November 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Walk is free. Any donation goes directly to support SF City Guides, a 40+ yr old non-profit
| Meeting Point: Golden Fire Hydrant
Free Guided Walk of SF's Mission Dolores Neighborhood

See one of San Francisco’s oldest and most colorful neighborhoods, the Mission, where you’ll trace a history beginning with Indigenous peoples through waves of immigrants to today’s concerns of gentrification. Begin at the famous golden fire hydrant where locals successfully fought to save the area …

“The Highland Winter Festival” at Golden Gate Park’s Bandshell (SF)
Sunday, November 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park (Band Shell)
"The Highland Winter Festival" at Golden Gate Park's Bandshell (SF)

Come one, come all to Bagpipes, Fiddles, Frolic and Fancies with the first annual Highland Winter Festival! Fun for the Whole Family.
On November 28th, from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, The Saint Andrews Society of San Francisco is proud to present a FREE open-air concert …

2021 Chanukah Celebration & Drone Gelt Drop (Petaluma)
Sunday, November 28 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds
2021 Chanukah Celebration & Drone Gelt Drop (Petaluma)

Join us for Chabad’s seventh annual Chanukah celebration! Celebrate in style and safety, with a marvelous community Chanukah event!
✡ Mega-Nine-Foot Menorah
✡ Amazing Gelt Drop from a Drone!
✡ Spectacular Fire Juggling Act
✡ Latkes, Jelly Donuts, and Chocolate “Gelt
✡ Live DJ Chanukah music
✡ Dancing Dreidel
✡ Life-Sized Chanukah …

Free Live Reggae Concert at the Bandshell in Golden Gate Park (SF)
Sunday, November 28 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)
Free Live Reggae Concert at the Bandshell in Golden Gate Park (SF)

Join Value Culture, Illuminate The Arts , SF Parks Alliance, SF Rec Park, this Sunday 11/28 for reggae music at #CRUCIALSUNDAYS this week featuring one of our favorites Estrella Music and her live band! @jahyzer on the 1s & 2s, THIS IS A FREE ALL …

Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Celebration (Santa Clara)
Sunday, November 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield Valley Fair; The Plaza Near Salt & Straw
Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Celebration (Santa Clara)

Enjoy a gathering with family and friends for delicious latkes, live music, arts and crafts and dancing in celebration of Hanukkah with Chabad of San Jose.

Monday, November 29

Castro Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony 2021 (SF)
Monday, November 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bank America Plaza
Castro Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony 2021 (SF)

We are very pleased to announce the official lighting of the Castro Holiday Tree, sponsored by Castro Merchants and made possible by generous donations, will occur on Monday, 29 November at 6:00 PM at the Bank of America Plaza (500 Castro Street at 18th Street). …

“Motown On Mondays” DJ Night (Madrone Art Bar)
Monday, November 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 8pm; $5 after
| 500 Divisadero Street, San Francisco
"Motown On Mondays" DJ Night (Madrone Art Bar)

Tuesday, November 30

Salesforce Park’s Rooftop Holiday Lighting Celebration 2021
Tuesday, November 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public
| Salesforce Park
Salesforce Park's Rooftop Holiday Lighting Celebration 2021

Join us as we turn on the lights! Kickoff the holiday season with a holiday lighting celebration, featuring carolers and more. Come early to enjoy the decorations throughout the park before the lights are illuminated. Activities will be held in the Main Plaza.

Wednesday, December 1

Sausalito Gingerbread House Tour 2021 (Dec. 1-30)
Wednesday, December 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Sausalito
Sausalito Gingerbread House Tour 2021 (Dec. 1-30)

A longtime family tradition for many, The Sausalito Gingerbread House Tour showcases the creativity of the local business in Sausalito. Visitors can participate in the Gingerbread House Tour anytime throughout the month of December by downloading a map of participating locations, viewing the unique gingerbread …

SF’s Civic Center Plaza Holiday Tree Lighting 2021
Wednesday, December 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
SF's Civic Center Plaza Holiday Tree Lighting 2021

The Civic Center Plaza Holiday Tree Lighting — a free, family-friendly event — returns Wednesday, December 1, 4-7pm!
This festive event features holiday entertainment, “snow” flurries, festive bites and drinks, free holiday crafts from community organizations, and a toy giveaway for 400+ children!
The night of festive …

Alaska Airlines x SF African American Cultural District Forum
Wednesday, December 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Alaska Airlines x SF African American Cultural District Forum

Join our friends at Alaska Airlines as we celebrate the San Francisco African-American Arts & Culture District!
In this sixth and final webinar in this series highlighting San Francisco’s Cultural Districts, sponsored by our good friends at Alaska Airlines, we will spotlight the San Francisco African-American …

Sausalito’s “Holiday by the Bay” Festival & Tree Lighting 2021
Wednesday, December 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sausalito
Sausalito's "Holiday by the Bay" Festival & Tree Lighting 2021

Sausalito’s Holiday by the Bay 2021 launches with a Christmas carol sing-along featuring the Little Willow Strummers, a unique ukulele group from the Sausalito Woman’s Club, a Christmas Tree Lighting, and fun activities all around town.
Date: Wednesday, December 1st
Time: 4pm Sing along
4pm Swing Dancing
6pm Tree …

Opening Night: “The Alterverse” Celebration of Poetry and Light (Golden Gate Park)
Wednesday, December 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)
Opening Night: "The Alterverse" Celebration of Poetry and Light (Golden Gate Park)

Celebrate the opening of The Alterverse when James Weldon Johnson’s soaring words “Lift Every Voice” from the Black National Anthem are elevated and illuminated atop the revived Golden Gate Bandshell. Hear sculptor Dana King discuss Monumental Reckoning, her powerful installation which sits directly across the …

Movember at Dirty Habit with Craft Cocktails by Benjamin Chapman Whiskey Movember at Dirty Habit with Craft Cocktails by Benjamin Chapman Whiskey

Dirty Habit, San Francisco’s sultry bar and restaurant located on the fifth floor of Hotel Zelos, is pleased to invite the public to their upcoming MOVEMBER event in partnership with Benjamin Chapman Whiskey on Wednesday, December 1 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Celebrating Movember, which …

“Headprint House” Local Queer Artists Holiday Market w/ Free $25 Gift Bags (SF)
Wednesday, December 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry // sliding scale donation suggested to support SF LGBT Center
| Headprint House
"Headprint House" Local Queer Artists Holiday Market w/ Free $25 Gift Bags (SF)

Support Local Queer Artists and Businesses
Mention FUNCHEAP at the door and receive an Aveda Gift bag worth $25 of product! Exclusively for the Funcheap readers!
Register for FREE and get an Aveda Gift at the door!
Holiday Artist Community Market in our inclusive and vibrant space.
-Featuring creations …

Premiere of “The Magic Lamp” at the Presidio Theatre (SF) Premiere of "The Magic Lamp" at the Presidio Theatre (SF)

The Presidio Theatre presents the world premiere of The Magic Lamp, the Bay Area’s newest holiday show December 1-31. The production features an original script and music–setting the comic action in contemporary San Francisco–brimming with humor, audience participation, dance, magic and hope for the whole …

Pub Trivia at Standard Deviant (SF)
Wednesday, December 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cost!
| Standard Deviant Brewing
Pub Trivia at Standard Deviant (SF)

Join us for a night of Pub Trivia at Standard Deviant!
Make sure your team is ready, the competition will be hot!
Meet the Falcons!
We are a Professional Ultimate (Frisbee) Team and we’re about to start our 2022 season! We’ll be playing in the Winter Cup Showcase …

Thursday, December 2

Beauty Bingo + Trivia at Willkommen in The Castro (SF)
Thursday, December 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Willkommen by Black Hammer Brewing
Beauty Bingo + Trivia at Willkommen in The Castro (SF)

Let’s do game night – but make it inclusive. We’re building a new online community where women of color can bond over beauty and we want to see you build friendships online and in real life. Join us for Beauty Bingo and Trivia (with plenty …

Friday, December 3

December Free First Friday at San Mateo County History Museum
Friday, December 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
December Free First Friday at San Mateo County History Museum

The San Mateo County History Museum will continue its hybrid “Free First Fridays” offering on Friday, December 3. Online, preschool children will be invited to learn about the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. They will create a paper dreidel at home. Then, Museum staff will conduct …

“The Festival of Trees” at Gamble Garden (Palo Alto)
Friday, December 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: $5*
*$5 per person
| Gamble Garden
"The Festival of Trees" at Gamble Garden (Palo Alto)

Join us for a holiday event that’s certain to become an annual tradition. The Festival of Trees features a winter wonderland of holiday trees, festively decorated by local designers, organizations, and businesses. Enjoy holiday trees, a Silent Auction, Family Night, Holiday Marketplace, bake sale, wreath …

MCD MakeArt Lab: Cripping Your Fashion With Rebirth Garments
Friday, December 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
MCD MakeArt Lab: Cripping Your Fashion With Rebirth Garments

The Museum of Craft and Design, the Longmore Institute on Disability, and the Palo Alto Art Center present a very exciting virtual MakeArt Lab collaboration, in conjunction with the current Bay Area exhibitions, Mode Brut and The Art of Disability Culture. Facilitated by Rebirth Garments …

12th Annual East Bay Alternative Book and Zine Fest (2021)
Friday, December 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required for zine workshop
| Rock Paper Scissors Collective / online
12th Annual East Bay Alternative Book and Zine Fest (2021)