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Friday, December 6

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, December 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regular admission is $18 ...Monthly

San Francisco’s Winter Cocktail Party | 2019
Friday, December 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10:30pm, but an RSVP is required.
| Bar Fluxus
San Francisco's Winter Cocktail Party | 2019

You’re invited to San Francisco’s Winter Cocktail Party, a special celebration of seasonal cocktails with a DJ after party. And it all takes place at Bar Fluxus, SF’s newest art bar that’s tucked away in a secret alley you’d never find on your own. The ...

Saturday, December 7

SantaCon 2019: City-Wide Santa Pub Crawl | SF
Saturday, December 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
SantaCon 2019: City-Wide Santa Pub Crawl | SF
“SantaCon” is San Francisco’s annual city-wide Santas-only pub crawl happening on Saturday, December 7, 2019. This flash mob-type event brings together hundreds of slightly sober people dressed in Santa costumes parading around the city, visiting landmarks drinking at bars, and causing general mayhem. And just so you know, ...

Sunday, December 8

2019 Snow Day: Holiday Market, Snow Queen, Free Cookies & Cider | Berkeley
Sunday, December 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Gourmet Ghetto (North Berkeley)
2019 Snow Day: Holiday Market, Snow Queen, Free Cookies & Cider | Berkeley
Bring boots and mittens to play in the snow at the annual Snow Day in the Gourmet Ghetto. Visit with the Snow Queen as she listens to all of your holiday wishes, ride the live ponies, make free DIY crafts for kids, and shop for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts ...

Monday, December 9

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, December 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at 6:30 pm, followed by the feature film. Use #cyberpunkcinema during the event to share ...Monthly

Tuesday, December 10

Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael
Tuesday, December 10 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lotus Cuisine of India
Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael

Green is the topic. Drinks the excuse. The San Francisco North Bay comes to this mixer to network with local business folks living and working as green as they can. Check the calendar for their high caliber guest speakers. You’ll love the incredible selection of ...Monthly

“Hills for Tacos” Run Hill Repeats & Get Free Tacos & Beer | SF
Tuesday, December 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No RSVP required - just show up at the shop ready to run.
| A Runner's Mind San Francisco
"Hills for Tacos" Run Hill Repeats & Get Free Tacos & Beer | SF

Tacos and beer on Tuesdays, all you have to do is pay in sweat. Join at A Runner’s Mind SF on the second Tuesday of every month for the regular hill repeat workout followed by tacos from The Taco Shop at Underdog’s and beer back ...Monthly

Wednesday, December 11

“Full Moon Sunset” Drag Show on Baker Beach | SF
Wednesday, December 11 – 4:20 pm | Cost: $10 | Baker Beach
"Full Moon Sunset" Drag Show on Baker Beach | SF
A lunar drag picnic and an immersive hour straddling both sides of a sunset. This Golden Hour is “The End”. This ephemeral drag show straddles both sides of sunset and celebrates the full moon. Come dance, drag, and celebrate the moonrise with a community of ...
The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF
Wednesday, December 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Ale House
The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF

Every 2nd Wednesday in San Francisco, comedians Jill Maragos, Phil Griffiths and Andrew Orolfo host the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians in the welcoming and homey space of Ocean Ale House. Enjoy great comedy and some local brew. The Laugh Boat: Local Brews ...Monthly

Thursday, December 12

30 Years of “Street Sheet” Celebration | SF
Thursday, December 12 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Street Sheet
30 Years of "Street Sheet" Celebration | SF
We invite you to our new office to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Street Sheet newspaper. For three decades Street Sheet has been documenting the realities facing poor and homeless San Franciscans, and providing a platform for homeless journalists, storytellers, poets, photographers, and artists ...
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, December 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out ...Monthly

2019 Divisadero Winter Art Walk | SF
Thursday, December 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This event happens every 2nd Thursday of March, June, September & December
| Divisadero Corridor
2019 Divisadero Winter Art Walk | SF

Divisadero Art Walk happens four times a year, in March, June, September and December for a fun evening featuring art shows, live music, plus there’s usually complimentary beverages and more. This installment of the Art Walk will be celebrating live music and plants. Both universally liked, both universally shared. ...

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, December 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hop Dogma Brewing Company
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula

Every month, Comedy Sharks standup night features some of the Bay Area’s best comedians. Come on out and enjoy some laughs with your neighbors, hosted by Phil Griffiths & Hop Dogma Brewing Company. The show starts at 7:30 pm; seating is limited, so be sure to ...Monthly

Coit Comedy: Stand Up Comedy & Free Golden Boy Pizza | SF
Coit Comedy: Stand Up Comedy & Free Golden Boy Pizza | SF

Please note that the event takes place on December 12, 2019 and not December 26, 2019 as previously stated in the post. Monthly

Friday, December 13

“Winter Fest” Block Party at OMCA | Oakland
"Winter Fest" Block Party at OMCA | Oakland

Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are open as well as during certain ...Every Friday

“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio
Friday, December 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
| El Rio
"Millennials Ruin Everything": Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio

Millennials Ruin Everything is a monthly comedy showcase every 2nd Friday from 6-8 pm in the back room at El Rio. Each month, co-hosts Irene Tu and Dominique Gelin explore a new theme with guest comedians about why millennials suck/rock. Part comedy showcase, part interviews, ...Monthly

2nd Fridays Clockwork Comedy Show | Milk Bar
Friday, December 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
2nd Fridays Clockwork Comedy Show | Milk Bar

Join every second Friday of every month at Milk Bar for A Clockwork Comedy Show. Enjoy your favorite comics from all over the Bay Area for an evening of fun, laughs, and alcohol. Comics that perform with Clockwork have appeared at Cobb’s, Punchline, SF Sketchfest, ...Monthly

Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works
Friday, December 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
| Ocean View Brew Works
Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works

Join every 2nd and 4th Friday at Albany’s favorite locally owned microbrewery for Laughs on Tap. A free stand up comedy show featuring the best comedians in the Bay Area and beyond. Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night Every 2nd & 4th Friday | 7:30 ...Monthly

Saturday, December 14

Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, December 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Natives Nursery
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF

Please note, that rainy season is planting season. We request that you call Bay Natives Nursery (415) 287-6755 first before visiting. Experience live music, free locally sourced food & drink, a free plant & general Take Back the City vibes, every 2nd Saturday of the ...Monthly

Community Day at the Park | SF
Saturday, December 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fillmore Mini Park
Community Day at the Park | SF

Join the monthly community event with resource tables, games, art activities, music, and food. Bring your family and friends for fun day event every second Saturday. Community Day at the Park Every 2nd Saturday | Noon to 4 pm Fillmore & Turk Mini Park, Fillmore ...Monthly

SF’s Krampus Wandering Guerilla Theater | Union Square
SF's Krampus Wandering Guerilla Theater | Union Square
It’s time once again to bring the Xmas weird back to Union Square with the 6th Annual Krampusnacht celebration. Join in to channel your own personal versions of the traditional Christmas demon Krampus, a pal of St. Nick and scourge of naughty children everywhere. More wandering guerilla theater than ...
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, December 14 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, EXIT Theatre invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join in for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 minutes to generate original monologues based ...Monthly

Tuesday, December 17

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, December 17 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest thing you got at Safeway) and get a free ice cold can of PBR ...Monthly

Wednesday, December 18

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, December 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Biblio Bistro" Farmers' Market Cooking School | UN Plaza

Wondering how to prepare the beautiful produce that our local farmers are growing and selling at the Farmers Market? Come check out a live demonstration of how to sauté a featured vegetable at the Heart of the City Farmers Market with Biblio Bistro, the Library’s mobile ...Monthly

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, December 18 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found
East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland

East Bay Green Drinks, started in 2000, and is a monthly community and networking event for people involved in sustainable business, environmental and social causes, local and organic food, green architecture and design, media, communications, education, construction, clean energy and more. Free, but RSVP is ...Monthly

Thursday, December 19

Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...Monthly

“Make” Summer Parklet Art Party | SF
Thursday, December 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This summer parklet party is free for all ages. Paid admission required to visit the museum.
| Museum of Craft and Design
"Make" Summer Parklet Art Party | SF

On the third Thursday of each month stay out late with the Museum of Craft and Design and collaborate with artists and makers, explore unique themes and rethink materials through creative design projects. Enjoy hands on takeaways that preview the upcoming shows, including Macon Reed ...Monthly

Free Monthly Outdoor Movie Night | Oakland
Thursday, December 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP or $6 at the door
| Forage Kitchen
Free Monthly Outdoor Movie Night | Oakland

Hang out under the stars, watch a movie, have a drink, and eat some snacks. You can’t ask for much more on a weeknight. Third Thursdays Outdoor Movie Nights Every 3rd Thursday | 7 to 10:30 pm Forage Kitchen, 478 25th St., Oakland FREE with ...Monthly

Friday, December 20

Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville
Friday, December 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 Suggested Donation
| Boonation Custom Cycles
Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville

Boonation Custom Cycles hosts a monthly Tiny Garage Concert Series. This is a community event, catered towards lovers of neighborhood fun. Tiny Garage Concerts Every 3rd Friday | 7 pm to 10 pm Boonation Custom Cycles, 5656 Genoa St, Emeryville FREE with a $5 suggested ...Monthly

You Betta Work Comedy Fiesta Show | San Mateo
Friday, December 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with $5 Suggested Donation
| The San Mateo County Pride Center
You Betta Work Comedy Fiesta Show | San Mateo

Every third Friday of the month at The San Mateo County Pride Center, host Jesús U. BettaWork, bring the beautiful people the You Betta Work Comedy Fiesta – a night of laughs on the Peninsula showcasing the fabulous funnies of a diverse lineup of Bay Area ...Monthly