San Francisco… land of the free. Here’s just the free stuff in SF and the Bay Area. Keep your wallet in your pocket and enjoy!
Saturday, December 12
Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)
COVID-19 Update – Free Saturdays are back as of September 26, 2020. Timed tickets will be required. Reserve in advance online, or limited number of tickets may be available the membership desk the day of. Review updated social-distancing rules Things may change – Check the de young site and social ...Every Saturday
“Makers Market Walnut Creek” Open-Air Marketplace
MAKERS MARKET – An outdoor Marketplace of the Best Local Makers and Great Vibes in Walnut Creek!
Come on out y’all! Soak up the sun in the beautiful Broadway Plaza and shop small from your local community!
> Saturday, December 12th
> 1254 Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek, ...
Makers Market Mill Valley Lumber Yard | Open-Air Marketplace
Come on out y’all! Breathe in the majestic redwoods with Marin’s most stunning view of Mt. Tam in the beautiful Mill Valley Lumber Yard… all while shopping small from your local community!
> Saturday, December 12th
> Mill Valley Lumberyard
WHAT: Local Makers & Artists!
> Outdoor, Open-Air
“Family Fun Day” Online Nutcracker Dance Class
For the December holidays, Cal Performances is teaming up with the Mark Morris Dance Group for a Family Fun Day centered around The Hard Nut, choreographer Mark Morris’s witty, lavish, gender-varied homage to Tchaikovsky’s original score, The Nutcracker.
The festive event includes a Dance with the ...
“Dickens Fair at Home” (Dec. 12-13)
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 ...
“Play Streets” Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle
Enjoy a safe and open space to play, stretch the legs, and have some fun at Play Streets this Saturday! “Play Streets” Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle , from 10-4 pm 200 block of Turk (between Jones/ Leavenworth) Masks and social distancing requirements ...Every Saturday
SF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru Dec. 27)
The event San Francisco Chinatown’s iconic Grant Avenue will be closed off to traffic and cars for a pleasant open walkway under vibrant red lanterns every weekend from July through December. Enjoy a historic street stroll, outdoor dining, and an Asian shopping experience. Update: Originally ...Every Saturday
“Head West” Holiday Market at the Ferry Building (Dec 12-13)
Join HEAD WEST Marketplace for a special, 2-day holiday market at the Ferry Building! Find gifts for everyone on your list from HEAD WEST’s selection of handmade ceramics, locally sourced vintage clothing, jewelry, home décor, gifts, and more. And don’t forget to swing by the ...
GLBT History Museum: Free Saturdays for Bay Area Residents
Located in SF’s Castro District, the GLBT Historical Society Museum is the first full-scale, stand-alone museum of its kind in the United States. The museum celebrates 100 years of the city’s vast queer past through dynamic exhibitions and programming. Normally admission is $10, but through ...Every Saturday
Queer Street Marketplace
Queer Street Marketplace is a semi-annual event that has become a tradition at the SF LGBT Center that showcases LGBTQIA run small businesses in a community-driven environment.
On the day of the event, small business owners in our community can come to sell their products and ...
“Chromatherapy” New Art Exhibit (Dec. 12 – Jan. 23)
Exhibition Dates: December 12, 2020 – January 23, 2020
Opening Exhibition: December 12th, 4-9 pm. No more than 20 people at a time. Masks required.
Virtual Panel Discussion: January 14th @5:30 pm PST
Gallery Hours: By Appointment Only
Heron Arts is pleased to announce the two-person exhibition Chromatherapy featuring ...
San Francisco International Arts Festival Holiday Fundraiser
The San Francisco International Arts Festival (SFIAF) will host its annual holiday fundraiser online this year and it is dedicated to the intriguing theme of Equal Protection Under the First Amendment for the Arts. We invite members of the public to join us for a ...
26th Annual Hob Nob Virtual Gala “Unmasking the Future”
Join The Saint Francis Foundation, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that provides philanthropic support to Saint Francis Memorial Hospital and its community, for the 26th annual virtual Hob Nob Gala. “Unmasking the Future” will celebrate the courage and innovation of Saint Francis Memorial Hospital during this ...
Online Roast ’90s Christmas Classic Move “Home Alone”
We will be roasting ‘HOME ALONE’ for FREE online and you are invited! The roast will be aired over a Vimeo stream 7 PM PACIFIC/10PM EASTERN
You will be emailed the free link for the show when you submit for a ticket here: https://www.frontrowfilmroast.com/subscribe
Play drinking games ...
The Stud’s “Drag Alive Online” Every Saturday
Thanks to SFist for letting us know that The Stud and Oasis are going virtual with their Drag Shows Online. Not even the global pandemic can stop the Queens! Enjoy a weekly dose of virtual humor, flashy, queer and everything drag with The Stud and Oasis Online Drag Show. The ...Every Saturday
SF Chamber Music Orchestra Conducted by Edwin Outwater
On tonight’s concert, you’ll hear two works by William Grant Still, who in addition to composing was the first Black American to conduct a professional symphony orchestra in the United States. The program also features a performance of Brahms’ Serenade No. 2 in A Major, ...
Sunday, December 13
Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Come eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile, a festive open-air, year-round weekly market featuring local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, merchants, makers, artists and organizations on a closed-to-traffic 37th Avenue between Ortega and Pacheco. Outer Sunset ...Every Sunday
“Play Streets” w/ Floating Santa San Francisco’s Chinatown
Floating Santa is coming to Grant Ave. on December 13th!
We are celebrating on December 13th, Sunday, to enjoy the holiday atmosphere on Grant Ave. of Chinatown.
Not only would there be a floating Santa, but we will also have
Chalk Sidewalk Drawing Contest
Street of cute boutique shops ...
SF Chamber Music Faculty Artist Series: Sarah Cahill
Sarah Cahill, recently called “a sterling pianist and an intrepid illuminator of the classical avant-garde” by The New York Times and “a brilliant and charismatic advocate for modern and contemporary composers” by Time Out New York, has commissioned and premiered over sixty compositions for solo ...