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Sunday, December 15

The North Face Exploration Challenge | Berkeley
Sunday, December 15 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | The North Face (Berkeley)
The North Face Exploration Challenge | Berkeley
We are having our End of the Year Exploration Challenge. It’s a 5 mile loop to the Albany Bulb and back to the outlet. All levels. All are welcome. Do as much of the route as you want. We will also have an aid station ...
Ghirardelli Chocolate’s Annual Warehouse Sale | East Bay
Sunday, December 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory Store
Ghirardelli Chocolate's Annual Warehouse Sale | East Bay

Go chocolate crazy at Ghirardelli’s Annual Warehouse Sale, now three days, December 13-15, 2019. This year, the sales floor has been expanded to offer additional discounted gifts just in time for the holidays. Ghirardelli Chocolate’s Annual Warehouse Sale December 13-15, 2019 | 8:30 am to ...

Final Day: Chronicle Books Holiday Warehouse Sale | 80% Off Everything
Sunday, December 15 – All Day | Cost: 80% Off | Chronicle Books HQ
Final Day: Chronicle Books Holiday Warehouse Sale | 80% Off Everything

Need some last minute gifts, but don’t want to pay outrageous last minute shipping costs? The Chronicle Books Holiday Warehouse Sale is here again with 80% off everything in the store for three days only. Choose from cookbooks, children’s books, lifestyle + home, arts & crafts, ...

2019 Family Chanukah & Shadow Puppets w/ Daniel Barash | Berkeley
Sunday, December 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: $15*
*$15 general admission; $8 kids
| JCC East Bay
2019 Family Chanukah & Shadow Puppets w/ Daniel Barash | Berkeley
Join educator and longtime East Bay Jewish community member and artist Daniel Barash for an event that invigorates Jewish holiday traditions through the ancient art of shadow puppetry. As shadows are cast upon a lit screen, Jewish stories and folktales from around the world will be brought ...
Saint Paulus Pre Christmas Church Service & Potluck Lunch | SF
Sunday, December 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Saint Paulus Lutheran Church
Saint Paulus Pre Christmas Church Service & Potluck Lunch | SF
Get into the holiday spirit at Saint Paulus pre-Christmas service, followed by a potluck lunch and congregational meeting.
Timbuk2 Holiday Warehouse Sale: Up to 70% Off | Mission Dist.
Sunday, December 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Timbuk2 Shotwell Factory Store
Timbuk2 Holiday Warehouse Sale: Up to 70% Off | Mission Dist.

Join this weekend and get all your holiday shopping done during the Brooklyn Warehouse Sale. Take up to 70% off your favorite Timbuk2 packs, find one of a kind pieces and some of your favorite gear at some deep discounts. Plus, first 50 customers will ...

“Mayor’s Holiday Fair” at SF City Hall | 2019
Sunday, December 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
"Mayor's Holiday Fair" at SF City Hall | 2019
City Hall invites you this Sunday, December 15, 2019 starting at 10 am for what will be the event of the season. The Mayor’s Holiday Fair is the perfect event for families, children, and adults. Mayor’s Holiday Fair Sunday, December 15, 2019 | 10 am – 2 ...
2019 SFMade Holiday Gift Fair: 60+ Local Artisans & Sweet Treats | SF
Sunday, December 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for purchase.
| California College of the Arts SF (CCA SF)
2019 SFMade Holiday Gift Fair: 60+ Local Artisans & Sweet Treats | SF

SFMADE hosts a shopping extravaganza featuring holiday gift items, all made in San Francisco by over 60 different SFMade vendors. 2019 SFMade Holiday Gift Fair Sunday, December 15, 2019 | 11 am to 5 pm CCA SF, The Nave, 1111 8th Street, San Francisco FREE (Bring cash ...

Toy for Tats: Free Tattoo w/ Toy Donation | Oakland
Sunday, December 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Tattoo with Donation of Toy ($40 value or more w/receipt)
| Sacred Tattoo
Toy for Tats: Free Tattoo w/ Toy Donation | Oakland
Sacred Tattoo Oakland’s Annual Toys for Tats Toy Drive. All toys collect will be donated to Oakland Firefighters Random Acts to be distributed to local families in need. Always a ton of fun and a great cause. Bring a toy and come on down. Choose any ...
Ghosts of Christmas Holiday Market: Dark Art, Oddities & Krampus | Alameda
Sunday, December 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is Free but bring cash for purchase.
| Eagles Hall
Ghosts of Christmas Holiday Market: Dark Art, Oddities & Krampus | Alameda
“Ghosts of Christmas” is a holiday dark art and oddities market featuring a curated collection of incredible artists, vendors, and performers. It will be held in the historic Alameda Eagles Lodge and will feature two floors of over forty unique vendors. Shop for one of a ...
Grand Opening of Shake Shack Hillsdale | San Mateo
Grand Opening of Shake Shack Hillsdale | San Mateo
Shake Shack is excited to open its newest Shack at 33 Hillsdale Shopping Center. This critically acclaimed, modern-day “roadside” burger stand is known for its 100% all-natural Angus burgers chicken sandwiches and griddled flat-top dogs (no hormones or antibiotics – ever), fresh-made frozen custard, crispy ...
UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany
Sunday, December 15 – 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

Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley
Sunday, December 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley

Join this December to celebrate the 36th Annual Telegraph Holiday Street Fair. Holiday shoppers will be treated to an abundance of good cheer, great music, fine food, with unique and unusual handcrafts by some of Northern California’s finest artists. Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair December ...

Illuminate 2019: SF’s Festival of Light | 40+ Light Sculptures
Sunday, December 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Illuminate 2019: SF's Festival of Light | 40+ Light Sculptures

Illuminate SF Festival of Light happens Thanksgiving 2019 through New Year’s Day 2020 and shines a light on San Francisco’s ever-expanding light art scene. Get your glow on during this two-month celebration during the longest nights of the year. In past years, the city has hosted ...

2019 Hanukkah Festival of Lights: Bounce House & Family Zumba | Marin
Sunday, December 15 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Osher Marin JCC
2019 Hanukkah Festival of Lights: Bounce House & Family Zumba | Marin
Share in the wonder of the season at the Festival of Lights. A joyous Hanukkah celebration, with arts & crafts, live music, face painting, delicious food, magic, and more on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 11:30 am. There is something for everyone, regardless of whether or ...
1876 Victorian Holiday Open House | Oakland
Sunday, December 15 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Camron-Stanford House
1876 Victorian Holiday Open House | Oakland
Celebrating the holidays at the annual open house on December 15, 2019 from 1 pm to 4 pm. The doors will be open to explore the festive period rooms and the current exhibit. House Holidays tours at 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm.
“Holiday Circus” 2019 Winter Showcase | SF
Sunday, December 15 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $20 | Circus Center
"Holiday Circus" 2019 Winter Showcase | SF

At the darkest time of the year, explore the light. The fear of the dark, the desire to be illuminated, the flaring passions, and the longing for revelation. 2019 Circus Center’s Winter Showcase -Fri., Dec. 13, | 7:30 pm -Sat., Dec. 14, | 2 pm ...

Family Pictures w/ Black Santa | Oakland
Sunday, December 15 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Source Chiropractic
Family Pictures w/ Black Santa | Oakland
Come join for some holiday fun and pictures with Black Santa at The Source Chiropractic on Sunday, December 15th from 2 pm-4 pm.
2019 Santa 5K Run & Festival | San Jose
Sunday, December 15 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the race and enjoy the race festival.
| Downtown San Jose
2019 Santa 5K Run & Festival | San Jose
Join the Santa Run Silicon Valley on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 3 pm presented by Google benefiting Christmas in the Park and Downtown Ice. This 5K run/walk is fun for the whole family and you are encouraged to dress up as your favorite holiday ...
2019 Hanukkah Extravaganza: Laser Light Show & Candle-Lighting | Foster City
Sunday, December 15 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Peninsula Jewish Community Center
2019 Hanukkah Extravaganza: Laser Light Show & Candle-Lighting | Foster City
Bring the family and join for an afternoon celebrating the Festival of Lights with activities that include a spectacular laser light show. 2019 Latkepalooza Sunday, December 15, 2019 | 3:30 pm to 6 pm Peninsula JCC, 800 Foster City Blvd. Foster City FREE with RSVP Bring the kids and enjoy ...
2019 “Wintersongs” Community Sing-Along | Oakland
Sunday, December 15 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Nile Hall (Preservation Park)
2019 "Wintersongs" Community Sing-Along | Oakland
On Sunday, December 15, 2019, join Kitka in an inclusive, family-friendly, celebratory circle of song. Experience the magic of raising your voice to create lush Eastern European and Eurasian seasonal harmonies as they were originally intended to be sung by many voices in community. Free, but ...
Ugly Christmas Sweater Party: Contest, Themed Drinks & Movies | Oakland
Sunday, December 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
| SeaWolf Public House
Ugly Christmas Sweater Party: Contest, Themed Drinks & Movies | Oakland
Looking for a Holiday event in the East Bay? Come to Seawolf Public House and Join the Oakland Ugly Christmas Sweater Party on Sunday, December 15 from 6 pm-9 pm. This event is free to attend and enjoy: Themed Cocktails & Themed Drink Specials Christmas Movies Playing (Obviously, ...
The Holiday Impeachment Party | SF
Sunday, December 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 in advance/$15 at door. All proceeds go towards a 501(c)3, Poets Reading the News.
| Royal Towers Apartments
The Holiday Impeachment Party | SF
House Democrats have pledged to finish their impeachment deliberations by Christmas – sounds like cause for a Holiday Impeachment Party to us. This San Francisco extravaganza features an illuminated digital poetry installation, a bespoke drinks menu crafted towards a new political reality, delicious seasonal hor d’oeuvres, ...
“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF
Sunday, December 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
| Neck of The Woods
"Crazy Funny Asians" Comedy Showcase | SF

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase, presented by Funcheap and HellaFunny. Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Free tickets for the first 100 people to RSVP “Crazy ...Every Sunday

Monday, December 16

Win Tix: Free Ice Skating in Union Square 2019/20 | SF
Monday, December 16 – All Day | Cost: WIN | Union Square Park
A San Francisco holiday tradition, The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines, presents magical outdoor ice skating through January 20, 2020. You’ll win a pair of tickets and skate rentals that are good for any session on any day of ...
A Night of Chamber Music: Beethoven’s Birthday Bash | SF
Monday, December 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, $5-20 suggested donation
| Amado's
A Night of Chamber Music: Beethoven's Birthday Bash | SF
Celebrate Ludwig van Beethoven’s 249th birthday at Amado’s on December 16th, 7-10 pm. Kicking off the year-long celebration of Beethoven’s 250th, Classical Revolution presents a night of chamber music celebrating our favorite composer. Performers include: Scot Moore Reina Murooka Charith Premawardhana Edwin Huizinga Mélanie Clapiès Anthony Blea Justine Preston Ben-han Sung Sung Choi Lewis Patzner Elektra Schmidt Astghik ...
Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Little Women” | Century 20 Daly City
Monday, December 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Century 20 Theater Daly City
Free Sneak Preview Movie: "Little Women" | Century 20 Daly City
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Little Women,” an upcoming American coming-of-age period drama film written and directed by Greta Gerwig. Free Film Screening: Little Women December 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm Century 20 Daly City RSVP code: LittleWomenFunCheapSF Tickets available through https://www.sonyscreenings.com/main/code_redeem Tickets are free, but subject to availability. Depending on demand, ...
Final Show for 2019: Free Nerd Nite Party, Trivia, Prizes & Fun | Oakland
Monday, December 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required. The event is for 21+
| Club 21
Final Show for 2019: Free Nerd Nite Party, Trivia, Prizes & Fun | Oakland

Nerd Nite had a good 2019, with great crowds and excellent speakers. They are taking December off from their regular show format but they will be back with regular events in Jan 2020. But first, they want to celebrate 2019. On Monday, Dec 16th, Nerd Nite ...Monthly

Tuesday, December 17

2nd Tenderloin Neighborhood Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony | SF
Tuesday, December 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boeddeker Park
2nd Tenderloin Neighborhood Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony | SF
On Tuesday, December 17th, join the Tenderloin neighborhood in the lighting of the second-ever holiday tree. Live performances and special guests D6 Supervisor Matt Haney and Santa.
Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF
Tuesday, December 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
| Union Square
Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF

Jericho is an urban spy game with Nerf guns played sneaky in public settings all over SF like malls and parks, where everyone assumes the role of a spy like a giant secret game of Capture the Flag. Each team of “agents” will carry out ...