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Tuesday, November 12

2019 Taurids Meteor Shower | Super Bright Fireballs
Tuesday, November 12 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2019 Taurids Meteor Shower | Super Bright Fireballs
Like the South Taurids, the North Taurids meteor shower is long-lasting (October 12 – December 2) but modest, and the peak number is forecast at about 5 meteors per hour. The North and South Taurids combine, to provide a nice sprinkling of meteors throughout October ...

Friday, November 15

2019 San Mateo Harvest Festival | Nov. 15-17
Friday, November 15 – All Day | Cost: $9*
*$9 General Admission, $7 Seniors (62+), $7 Military, $4 Youth (13 - 17) Free (12 & under)
| San Mateo Event Center
2019 San Mateo Harvest Festival | Nov. 15-17

The San Mateo Harvest Festival brings thousands of handmade arts and crafts, live music and performances, delicious foods and more to the San Mateo Event Center. 2019 San Mateo Harvest Festival November 15-17, 2019 – Friday and Sunday | 10 am to 5 pm – Saturday | 10 ...

Ice Skating Opening Ceremony & $5 Unlimited Ice Skating | San Jose
Friday, November 15 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Share Promo Code #DTSJ to receive $5 admission per person.
| Circle of Palms Plaza
Ice Skating Opening Ceremony & $5 Unlimited Ice Skating | San Jose
Join the Downtown Ice’s 16th year in the Circle of Palms and 24th year overall. More than 50,000 skaters and 120,000 of their friends are expected to visit the ice this season. Kristi Yamaguchi, the 1992 Olympic gold medal winner in women’s figure skating, will celebrate ...
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | 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

Saturday, November 16

Free Union Square Ice Skating Lessons: Every Weekend | 2019-2020
Free Union Square Ice Skating Lessons: Every Weekend | 2019-2020

Don’t know how to skate? Kaiser Permanente is inviting beginner skaters to the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines to come learn from professional skate instructors every weekend. Lessons are free (including skate rental) to those who sign up in ...Every Saturday

Family Access Day: Special Needs Free Day | Children’s Creativity Museum
Saturday, November 16 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
| Children's Creativity Museum
Family Access Day: Special Needs Free Day | Children's Creativity Museum
Come by the Children’s Creativity Museum and have it to yourselves for the first hour. Plus, guests are welcome to stay as long as they like to explore all of the exhibits at the museum on Saturday, November 16, 2019. Family Access Day at the Museum Saturday, ...
2019 San Mateo Harvest Festival | Saturday
Saturday, November 16 – All Day | Cost: $9*
*$9 General Admission, $7 Seniors (62+), $7 Military, $4 Youth (13 - 17) Free (12 & under)
| San Mateo Event Center
2019 San Mateo Harvest Festival | Saturday

The San Mateo Harvest Festival brings thousands of handmade arts and crafts, live music and performances, delicious foods and more to the San Mateo Event Center. 2019 San Mateo Harvest Festival November 15-17, 2019 – Friday and Sunday | 10 am to 5 pm – Saturday | 10 ...

Mission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF
Saturday, November 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
| Mission Science Workshop (Excelsior)
Mission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF

Mission Science Workshop is a non-profit community science center that provides hands-on science activities for SF youth and families. Visit their monthly free Saturday open house program, where you can build toys and projects, hold snakes and lizards, and explore the collections of bones, fossils, ...Monthly

12th Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration | San Jose
Saturday, November 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
12th Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration | San Jose

The annual American Indian Heritage Celebration returns to the fairgrounds this year with Olympic Gold Medalist, Billy Mills. 12th American Indian Heritage Celebration Saturday, November 16, 2019 | 11 am to 8 pm Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Rd, San Jose FREE (Parking is $10 ...

Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View
Saturday, November 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View

Come get your bike fixed and learn a few things from professional bike mechanic Ryan Murphy who will be available for advice and help with you bike at the Mountain View Library every third Saturday from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Use their tools to work ...Monthly

Humphry Slocombe’s Free Mexican Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Day | SF
Saturday, November 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
| Humphry Slocombe (Mission)
Humphry Slocombe's Free Mexican Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Day | SF
To celebrate Humphry Slocombe’s brand new flavor collab with Eclipse, the masterminds behind an innovative plant-based ice cream base, they’re giving away free ice cream scoops. Stop by their SF Mission shop on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from noon to 1 pm to get a free ...
Win Tix: San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s Winterfest Party | SF
Saturday, November 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$15 Members / $50 Event ticket + Membership
| SF County Fair Building
Join us at Winterfest, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s largest party of the year. Celebrate with more than a thousand of your fellow San Francisco Bicycle Coalition members for a full day of festivities, all while raising funds to support better biking across San Francisco. > Get ...
German Lantern Festival & Parade | The Presidio
Saturday, November 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | German International School of Silicon Valley (San Francisco Campus)
German Lantern Festival & Parade | The Presidio
Light the lanterns. Join for a magic sunset stroll in the Presidio. German Lantern Festival & Parade Saturday, November 16, 2019 | 4 pm to 7:30 pm GISSV San Francisco, 4 Funston Ave. (Presidio) FREE Join for food and drinks and a magical lantern lit walk through the Presidio. Walk begins ...

Sunday, November 17

Brick Palooza 2019: Lego Fan Convention | Santa Rosa
Sunday, November 17 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*$12 admission. Kids 4 & under are free. VIP tickets available.
| Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building
Brick Palooza 2019: Lego Fan Convention | Santa Rosa
Brick Palooza is a Family festival, exhibition, and celebration for children and adult LEGO® fans of all ages. LEGO Exhibits, play areas, robotics demonstrations, vendors, food & fun for the whole family! The fourth annual Brick Palooza will be taking place on Sunday, November 17, 2019 ...
2019 San Mateo Harvest Festival | Sunday
Sunday, November 17 – All Day | Cost: $9*
*$9 General Admission, $7 Seniors (62+), $7 Military, $4 Youth (13 - 17) Free (12 & under)
| San Mateo Event Center
2019 San Mateo Harvest Festival | Sunday

The San Mateo Harvest Festival brings thousands of handmade arts and crafts, live music and performances, delicious foods and more to the San Mateo Event Center. 2019 San Mateo Harvest Festival November 15-17, 2019 – Friday and Sunday | 10 am to 5 pm – Saturday | 10 ...

UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany
Sunday, November 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UC Gill Tract Community Farm
UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany

Join the Farm for the monthly (3rd Sunday) gathering to work together growing organic vegetables and herbs. Harvest for the weekly Sunday farm stand, prepare beds, plant seedlings, weed, mulch and enjoy our green oasis in the heart of the East Bay. Get your hands ...Monthly

Monday, November 18

Win Tix: Disney’s “Frozen 2” Sneak Preview | AMC Kabuki
Monday, November 18 – 6:20 pm | Cost: WIN | AMC Kabuki Cinemas
Join us at a special private sneak preview screening of the new Disney film “Frozen 2” starring the voices of  Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff and Josh Gad,  a few days before the film opens to the public. Opens November 22, 2019. We’ll be giving ...

Tuesday, November 19

2019 Santana Row 40-Foot Tree Lighting w/ The Nutcracker | San Jose
Tuesday, November 19 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
2019 Santana Row 40-Foot Tree Lighting w/ The Nutcracker | San Jose
Santana Row kicks off the holiday season with the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, a joyous celebration for the entire family. Experience the magic of the holidays with loved ones as you watch Santana Row’s 40-foot Christmas tree light up the night, coupled with a snow shower ...

Thursday, November 21

“Make” Summer Parklet Art Party | SF
Thursday, November 21 – 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

Friday, November 22

2019 Winter Fireworks & Free Magical Ice Show | SF
Friday, November 22 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero Plaza
2019 Winter Fireworks & Free Magical Ice Show | SF
Four iconic buildings lit with 17,000 holiday lights, fireworks bursting in the sky and a magical ice skating show. The Building Lighting Ceremony at Embarcadero Center is a San Francisco tradition and the official start of the holiday season in the City. 33rd Building Lighting Ceremony ...
2019 Jack London Square Tree Lighting Ceremony | Oakland
Friday, November 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2019 Jack London Square Tree Lighting Ceremony | Oakland
It’s time to light up Jack London Square for the Holidays. Jack London Square will celebrate the start of the holiday season with the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday. 2019 Jack London Square Tree Lighting Friday, November 22, 2019 | 5 to 8 pm Jack London Square, Oakland FREE Festivities ...
2019 Macy’s Holiday Windows Unveiling: Adorable Puppies & Kittens | Union Square
Friday, November 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
2019 Macy's Holiday Windows Unveiling: Adorable Puppies & Kittens | Union Square
Join Macy’s and special guests to unveil the Holiday Windows starring adoptable animals from the San Francisco SPCA and San Francisco Animal Care & Control. The celebrations kicks off with a special performance by the De Marillac Academy Choir and the guests open the curtains ...
Volunteer at 2019 Macy’s Holiday Windows & Pet Adoptions | Union Square
Friday, November 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Volunteer at 2019 Macy's Holiday Windows & Pet Adoptions | Union Square
Volunteer with the SPCA to help spread the holiday cheer at Macy’s Holiday Windows by greeting the public, collecting donations, and directing visitors to the SF SPCA pop-up adoption center inside Macy’s. Sign up online to volunteer at Holiday Windows. Please note that many shifts are already ...
2019 Bishop Ranch 50 Ft. Tree Lighting Celebration & Hot Cocoa | East Bay
Friday, November 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bishop Ranch 1
2019 Bishop Ranch 50 Ft. Tree Lighting Celebration & Hot Cocoa | East Bay
Join the 2nd Annual Tree Lighting Celebration at City Center Bishop Ranch on November 22, 2019 at 5 pm. This year’s tree is a 50-foot Mount Shasta Fir Tree which will be adorned by nearly 14,000 lights and ornaments. Countdown with Santa while enjoying live music ...
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | 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

3rd San Francisco Premium Outlets Holiday Tree Lighting | SF
Friday, November 22 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Premium Outlets
3rd San Francisco Premium Outlets Holiday Tree Lighting | SF
Join the 3rd annual Tree Lighting event, taking place at the main entrance near Tommy Hilfiger on November 22, 2019. Enjoy musical entertainment by the Dickens Carolers, a visit from the Winter Wonderland Fairy and more. Mayor John Marchand of Livermore will be the special guest ...
32-ft. Xmas Tree Lighting: Katarina Kittycat, Santa & Magic Snow Fest | San Mateo
Friday, November 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hillsdale Shopping Center
32-ft. Xmas Tree Lighting: Katarina Kittycat, Santa & Magic Snow Fest | San Mateo
Join the kick off launch of holiday events on Friday, November 22nd. Featuring dazzling synchronized Tree and Fountain Light Shows, larger-than-life entertainment in festive light up costumes, “Katarina Kittycat” from the PBS kids show Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, a magical Snow Fest, Santa’s grand arrival and ...
Hello Kitty Holiday Meet & Greet at Macy’s | SF
Friday, November 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Hello Kitty Holiday Meet & Greet at Macy's  | SF
Come say hello to Hello Kitty at Macy’s Union Square. Take a photo with Hello Kitty at our selfie station, create your own crafts, enjoy sweet treats and much more. Plus with any Hello Kitty purchase* of $50 or more, receive a special gift. *Limit one ...

Saturday, November 23

Free Union Square Ice Skating Lessons: Every Weekend | 2019-2020
Free Union Square Ice Skating Lessons: Every Weekend | 2019-2020

Don’t know how to skate? Kaiser Permanente is inviting beginner skaters to the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines to come learn from professional skate instructors every weekend. Lessons are free (including skate rental) to those who sign up in ...Every Saturday

2019 Holiday Bazaar: 50+ Makers, Raffle & DIY Crafts | Mountain View
Saturday, November 23 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Senior Center
2019 Holiday Bazaar: 50+ Makers, Raffle & DIY Crafts | Mountain View
Shop local, buy handmade. Get an early start on holiday shopping on Saturday, November 23rd at the Annual Holiday Bazaar at the Mountain View Senior Center (266 Escuela Avenue). 2019 Mountain View Holiday Bazaar Saturday, November 23, 2019 | 9:30 am to 3 pm Mountain View Senior Center, 266 ...