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Monday, November 23

Under the Dome: Paul Celan “Romanian Born Poet” at 100 Under the Dome: Paul Celan "Romanian Born Poet" at 100

Celebration a reading and discussion of the great Romanian-born poet Paul Celan on the occasion of his 100th birthday with Judith Butler, Fady Joudah, and more guests TBD, hosted by Robert Kaufman.

Tuesday, November 24

“Cook With Me Live” w/ TikTok star Eitan Bernath
Tuesday, November 24 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE

Whether you’re a bonafide home chef or a total noob in the kitchen, come join TikTok star Eitan Bernath and Sara Echeagaray as they whip up a meal from Eitan’s new cookbook! Hang out with Sara and Eitan and even follow along with the same …

Piano Masterworks of Schubert and Chopin w/ Jon Nakamatsu
Tuesday, November 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Piano Masterworks of Schubert and Chopin w/ Jon Nakamatsu

Van Cliburn Competition winner and Bay Area legend Jon Nakamatsu plays piano masterworks of Schubert and Chopin in this performance/conversation with Maestro Klein, including discussions of how competitions affect performing careers and remembrances of concert tours together.

Thursday, November 26

“Thanksgiving Lunch” at Zeitgeist w/ $8 Bloody Marys + Spiked Hot Spiced Cider
Thursday, November 26 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
"Thanksgiving Lunch" at Zeitgeist w/ $8 Bloody Marys + Spiked Hot Spiced Cider

Come out for the full plate of fixings for Thanksgiving this year. We are doing a lunch service with drink specials to get your turkey day started. Can’t join your real family this year? Come spend it with us. We’re only open from 11:30 am …

Livesteam Theater “Home (Literally) For The Holidays” (Nov 26 – Dec 6)
Thursday, November 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $20
Livesteam Theater "Home (Literally) For The Holidays" (Nov 26 - Dec 6)

42nd Street Moon presents MoonBeams:
HOME (LITERALLY) FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Available: November 26 – December 6, 2020
Tickets: https://42ndstmoon.org/moonbeams/
In the style of great holiday variety shows from Perry Como, Andy Williams, John Denver, Cher, and countless others, we bring you an evening of music, laughter, and love from …

Friday, November 27

“For The Culture” Holiday Market to Support Black Women (Nov. 27-28)
Friday, November 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
"For The Culture" Holiday Market to Support Black Women (Nov. 27-28)
5th Annual “For The Culture Market” w/ 50+ Black Women Makers (Nov 27-28)
Friday, November 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
5th Annual "For The Culture Market" w/ 50+ Black Women Makers (Nov 27-28)

The 5th Annual For The Culture Market is a two-day online shopping event featuring a marketplace of 50+ Black women creators and makers as well as interactive workshops, virtual shop tours, entertainment and more. The marketplace will take place on Black Friday, November 27, and …

Santa’s Coming to Westfield Valley Fair: Photos w/ Kids (Nov 27 – Dec 23)
Friday, November 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: $39.99*
*Photo packages start at $39.99. Reservations are required
| Westfield Valley Fair
Santa's Coming to Westfield Valley Fair: Photos w/ Kids (Nov 27 - Dec 23)

A visit with Santa is a part of the holiday experience for so many people and this year, Westfield Valley Fair partnered with Cherry Hill Programs to bring Santa to the center starting November 27. Cherry Hill Programs is a renowned holiday photo experience provider, …

Holiday Scavenger Hunt at Santana Row (Nov 27 – Dec 3)
Friday, November 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Holiday Scavenger Hunt at Santana Row (Nov 27 - Dec 3)

November 27 – December 3, during Concierge hours
You won’t want to miss the Santana Scavenger Hunt, exploring Santana Row’s unique holiday decorations. Pick up your clues at the Santana Row Concierge or download your own at www.SantanaRow/holiday.com and bring the whole family along to search …

“Santa’s Homeless” Black Friday Climate Change Protest
Friday, November 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield Shopping Complex
"Santa's Homeless" Black Friday Climate Change Protest

This year, Santa and Mrs. Claus are coming to San Francisco early. They want to tell everyone about their grim situation because they know they aren’t alone. Similar, urgent problems are also affecting countless others — homelessness, sickness, joblessness, you name it. It’s called climate …

Drive In Movie Night: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
Friday, November 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $40 | Sonoma County Fairgrounds
Drive In Movie Night: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Join Us for more Family Friendly Drive In Entertainment the is Live, Local and Safely Social
Featuring National Lampoon s Christmas Vacation
Tickets on sale now
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“The Jerky Boys” Are Back: Livestream Album Release Party
Friday, November 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 GA, $25 VIP
"The Jerky Boys" Are Back: Livestream Album Release Party

Come and celebrate with Johnny Brennan (along with Frank Rizzo, Sol Rosenberg, Jack Tors, and some new characters) for one night only to celebrate the release of the first Jerky Boys album in almost 25 years. Johnny will host the evening and discuss the history …

“Cathy Ladman” Live at the Alameda Comedy Club
Friday, November 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $25 | Alameda Comedy Club
"Cathy Ladman" Live at the Alameda Comedy Club

The best way to get inside Cathy Ladman’s head is to see her live. As one of the country’s top comedians, Ladman’s show is a self-probing vehicle that draws laughter from exposing personal neuroses. She has not only appeared on “The Tonight Show” nine times, …

Yo-Yo Ma and Kathryn Stott: Songs of Comfort and Hope Yo-Yo Ma and Kathryn Stott: Songs of Comfort and Hope

Peerless cellist and internationally beloved music ambassador Yo-Yo Ma has devoted his career to projects that connect people across geographic and cultural divides. In a recital perfect for holiday viewing by the whole family, Ma and fellow musical explorer, the acclaimed pianist Kathryn Stott join …

Saturday, November 28

“Dickens Fair” at Home Virtual 2020 Festival (Nov 21-Dec 24)
Saturday, November 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
"Dickens Fair" at Home Virtual 2020 Festival (Nov 21-Dec 24)

Red Barn Productions is pleased to announce Dickens Fair at Home, a free online Christmas compendium that brings home the magic of the Great Dickens Christmas Fair & Victorian Holiday Party – a beloved Bay Area holiday tradition. Like most other in-person events in 2020, the Great Dickens Christmas …

In-Person Gingerbread House Decorating Classes (Nov 28 – Dec 23)
Saturday, November 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: $45*
*starting at $45 per house, up to 2 persons per house. Parents can assist for no extra charge.
| Hillsdale Shopping Center
In-Person Gingerbread House Decorating Classes (Nov 28 - Dec 23)

The Gingerbread House decorating tradition continues at Hillsdale Shopping Center this holiday season. Presented by Kathy’s Creative Kakes of San Mateo, children of all ages are invited to deck out a freshly baked cookie house with all the sweet trimmings. Kathy’s cake artists will guide …

San Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park
Saturday, November 28 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE
San Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park
Santana Row “Snow Showers” (Nov 28 – Dec 23)
Saturday, November 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Santana Row "Snow Showers" (Nov 28 - Dec 23)

It’s snowing on The Row! Santana Row brings the North Pole to San Jose for a fun, holiday celebration. Bring family and friends together for snow showers & holiday tunes every 30 minutes in Park Valencia in front of Maggiano’s.
November 28 – December 23, 6:00 …

Sunday, November 29

“Beats + Brunch” Outdoor Dining Experience "Beats + Brunch" Outdoor Dining Experience

At Recreation, we love Sunday Brunch! That’s why we’re excited to present the return of Beats + Brunch at our new home Cafe Sport + Local Maker Mart. Join us as we combine our styles of musical talent with the delectable taste of Cafe Sport’s …

Free Online Roast of “It’s a Wonderful Life”
Sunday, November 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vimeo Live Stream
Free Online Roast of "It's a Wonderful Life"

As part of the 5th Annual MSTie Turkey Day VIRTUAL Meet Up we will be riffing and roasting ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ for FREE online and you are invited!
Play drinking games with wingless comedians, as they riff and roast the film that gives you an …

Monday, November 30

Art is Essential: 10th Annual San Francisco Youth Arts Summit
Monday, November 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Art is Essential: 10th Annual San Francisco Youth Arts Summit

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Youth Art Exchange (YAX), a nonprofit that provides free arts programs for San Francisco public high school students, is hosting the Bay Area’s largest gathering of youth artists and youth-serving organizations, this year taking place virtually.
Art is Essential: The 10th Annual …

Goldman Environmental Prize Virtual Ceremony
Monday, November 30 – 3:50 pm | Cost: FREE | Virtual
Goldman Environmental Prize Virtual Ceremony

Monday, Nov 30, 3:50pm-5pm Pacific
Goldman Environmental Prize Honors Six Environmental Heroes
The Goldman Environmental Foundation will announce six recipients of the 2020 Goldman Environmental Prize, the world’s foremost award for grassroots environmental activists, on Monday, November 30.
Awarded annually to environmental heroes from each of the world’s …

Author Talk: Tracy Anne Hart on Guitar Legend Stevie Ray Vaughan
Monday, November 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Author Talk: Tracy Anne Hart on Guitar Legend Stevie Ray Vaughan

Join us on Monday, November 30 at 6:00pm PST when photographer Tracy Anne Hart discusses her book, Seeing Stevie Ray, with former Creem magazine editor Robert Duncan on Zoom!
10% of each book sold will be donated to the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank.
Stevie Ray Vaughan regularly …