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Need ideas for free & cheap things to do on Christmas Day 2010? We got ’em!
By - posted 12/22/2010 No Comment

San Francisco pretty much empties out except for tourists around Christmas. (Parking is never easier all year than it is in my neighborhood the week before New Years)

But for those of us left to hold down the city there’s fortunately still plenty to do and plenty of deals to be had.

Here’s our picks for our favorite deals and events on Christmas Day 2010. Have a merry one!

And if you have an event to add or a deal we missed, please leave a comment below and let us know!

Contemporary Jewish Museum – Free Admission Day
Target is footing the bill to throw open the doors of the Contemporary Jewish Museum in SoMa for Jews and Gentiles alike. There’s tons of family-friendly activities going on today including a chance to meet your favorite Curious George characters. FREE
– Sat. Dec. 25th – 11am to 4pm
– Contemporary Jewish Museum | 736 Mission Street, SF | SoMa

Chrismakwanzakuhtivus Movie Fest
Enjoy a free midday movie mini movie festival with “Toy Story 3,” a raffle and the showing of the classic Marx Brothers’ film “Duck Soup.” The day begins with Bagels, lox & cream cheese and hot rum toddies. FREE
– Sat. Dec. 25th – Noon – FREE
– The Hobart Building | 582 Market Street, 1st Floor, SF | Financial Dist.

Alisha’s 2nd Annual White Trash Christmas
After the relatives have gone, head out on the L to the end where neighborhood surf bar The Riptide is hosing a White Trash Christmas potluck dinner and Christmas night party. They claim to have a fire going and 42 cans of PBR, so bring something to share. FREE
– Sat. Dec. 25th – 7pm til late
– The Riptide | 3639 Taraval @ 47th Ave., SF | Outer Sunset

Free Christmas Concert & Indian Veggie Dinner
Not quite in San Francisco (San Leandro to be exact) but if you’re looking some something totally different to do, come see a free concert by well-known Indian musician Srikanth Chary followed by a free vegetarian dinner. FREE with RSVP, call 510-278-2444
– Sat. Dec. 25th – 3pm
– Badarikashrama | 15602 Maubert Ave. | San Leandro

13th Annual Black X Mass
Karla LaVey and her First Satanic Church hosts their annual strange Christmas Night concert and celebration with odd music from The Fuxedos and Teremin Wizard Barney, plus The Devil Dancers. $10
– Sat. Dec. 25th – 9pm
– Elbo Room | 647 Valencia St., SF | Mission Dist.

Cowboy Bebop Midnight Movie Marathon
The best of Bebop is the 2nd annual anime movie marathon at the Bridge Theater from midnight to 3am. A costume contest and extra surprises round out a late night of three . FREE, but $4 suggested donation
– Sat. Dec. 25th – 11:59pm
– Bridge Theater | 3010 Geary Blvd., SF | Western Addy

Here’s our full calendar of events taking place on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2010.

Friday, December 24, 2010

All Day Free Peets Coffee Day | Christmas Eve 2010 FREE*
12:00 pm Christmas Eve Free Petting Zoo and Horse Experience | Napa FREE
12:00 pm Xmas Eve with Wine, Whisky & Chocolate | Mission Dist. FREE
All Day Shop SF 2010: Deals for Locals at 180+ stores in SF FREE*
6:00 pm AAA Tipsy Tow: Free Car Tow Home | Christmas Eve 2010 FREE
9:00 pm Classic Christmas Movies & Rockin’ Christmas DJ | The Riptide FREE
9:00 pm Christmas Eve Movie Night “Scrooged” & $3 Beers | Park Chalet FREE

Saturday, December 25, 2010

All Day Christmas Day Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket FREE
10:30 am Donation Yoga Class on Xmas Day | Castro FREE*
11:00 am Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | SOMA FREE
12:00 pm Chrismakwanzakuhtivus Movie Fest | SF FREE
All Day 99¢ Lonely Planet Android Travel Apps | 25 Major Cities 99¢
2:00 pm Mittens & Mistletoe: a Winter Circus Cabaret | Outer Mission $7.50*
3:00 pm Free Christmas Concert & Indian Vegetarian Dinner | San Leandro FREE*
7:00 pm Alisha’s 2nd Annual White Trash Christmas | Sunset Dist. FREE
8:00 pm European Clowning Meets Vaudeville and Japanese Theater | SF $9*
9:00 pm Karla LaVey’s 13th Annual Black X Mass | Mission $10
9:00 pm Devine’s Jug Band Plays Free Show | Mission FREE
9:00 pm Ho Ho Ho BANG Disco Trash Christmas | SF FREE*
9:30 pm Death Guild X-Mess Night | SoMa $5
11:45 pm Cowboy Bebop Xmas Movie Marathon | Inner Richmond FREE*

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