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Sunday, December 16

Win Tix: Alternative Folk Rocker: John Grant | Great American Music Hall
Sunday, December 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
Michigan-born, John Grant released his debut solo album Queen Of Denmark in 2010, laced sumptuous soft-rock ballads with an array of spacey, wistful synthesizer sounds, increasingly adding taut, fizzing sequencers, nu-synth-disco settings and icy soundscapes to the mix on 2013’s Pale Green Ghosts and 2015’s ...

Wednesday, December 19

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, December 19 – 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

Friday, December 21

Win Tix: African-American Shakespeare Company’s “Cinderella” | Herbst Theatre
Friday, December 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Herbst Theatre
African-American Shakespeare Company proudly presents, “Cinderella”, an annual holiday treat, this timeless tale, brought to whimsical, magical life just in time for the holiday season, is an uplifting re-telling of the classic fairytale, featuring all of the pageantry, hilarity, and charm of the original, but ...
Win Tix: Fishbone: Crazy Glue X-Mas | Great American Music Hall
Friday, December 21 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
Founded in 1979, Fishbone quickly claimed their spot at the table with their 1983 self titled release that included fan favorites like “Party at Ground Zero” and “Ugly,” and then followed that up in 1988 with their groundbreaking, critically acclaimed full length “Truth and Soul” ...

Saturday, December 22

2018 Russian Holiday Bell Concert | SF Main Library
Saturday, December 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
2018 Russian Holiday Bell Concert  | SF Main Library
Please join for a unique event featuring the majestic sound of Russian bells. San Francisco Symphony’s extraordinary guest percussionist, Mr. Avdienko will play a peal of 6 Traditional Russian Bells, accompanied by 2 bass Russian Flat Bells (bila). Russian Holiday Bell Concert Saturday, December 22, 2018 | Noon ...
FeedMobSF: Help Feed the Homeless | Civic Center
Saturday, December 22 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
FeedMobSF: Help Feed the Homeless | Civic Center
Help feed the less fortunate during the holidays in Civic Center. FeedMobSF is looking for food sponsors/restaurants to donate food. They are looking for volunteers to help setup and breakdown and feed the homeless. They are accepting donations of blankets, toiletries, sweaters, and jackets. EVENT UPDATE: Please note ...

Monday, December 24

Christmas Eve: Holiday Train Display | SF Main Libary
Monday, December 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Christmas Eve: Holiday Train Display | SF Main Libary

The San Francisco Public Library Main Children’s Center invites you to celebrate the return of a beloved annual tradition, when the holiday model train exhibit comes chugging around the bend on the second floor mezzanine. The exhibit will be here for you to enjoy beginning ...

SF City Hall Lit Up for Christmas Eve
Monday, December 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
SF City Hall Lit Up for Christmas Eve

Every evening at sunset, over 220 state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures illuminate City Hall’s exterior. Normally, a soft white glow shows off the play of light and shadow on the full façade and dome. Frequently, special plaza façade lighting schemes honor or celebrate events, seasons, and ...

Tuesday, December 25

SF City Hall Lit Up for Christmas Night
Tuesday, December 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
SF City Hall Lit Up for Christmas Night

Every evening at sunset, over 220 state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures illuminate City Hall’s exterior. Normally, a soft white glow shows off the play of light and shadow on the full façade and dome. Frequently, special plaza façade lighting schemes honor or celebrate events, seasons, and ...

Sunday, December 30

Day 5: 13th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration | SF
Sunday, December 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Day 5: 13th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration | SF

The Village Project presents San Francisco’s 13th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration, with seven days of community events striving to unite and strengthen the family, community, and nation, by highlighting each of the seven principles of Kwanzaa (the Nguzo Saba). 2018 San Francisco Kwanzaa Celebration December 26, 2018 through January ...

Monday, December 31

New Year’s Eve San Francisco Symphony Performance | SF
Monday, December 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $60 | Davies Symphony Hall
New Year's Eve San Francisco Symphony Performance | SF
Had too much “nice” and want a little more “naughty”? Join the gayest New Year’s romp in the city as we ring in 2019 with San Francisco’s famed drag sensation Peaches Christ, Edwin Outwater,Jane Lynch, Cheyenne Jackson, and the SF Symphony. Featuring holiday hits played by the ...

Thursday, January 3

Final Day: Holiday Train Display | SF Main Libary
Thursday, January 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Final Day: Holiday Train Display | SF Main Libary

The San Francisco Public Library Main Children’s Center invites you to celebrate the return of a beloved annual tradition, when the holiday model train exhibit comes chugging around the bend on the second floor mezzanine. The exhibit will be here for you to enjoy beginning ...

Sunday, January 6

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, January 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Target Free Sundays Typically the first Sunday of the month Asian ...Monthly

Social Basket Case: Participatory Social Sculpture | Asian Art Museum
Sunday, January 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Asian Art Museum
Social Basket Case: Participatory Social Sculpture | Asian Art Museum

Social Basket Case is a social sculpture that taps into our hopes, dreams, fears and goals through an interactive, collective “dream-weaving” experience by local Bay Artist, E Lizabeth Marley. Social Basket Case: Free Family Friendly Activation First Sundays, Nov 2018 through Jan 2019 | 11 am-4 ...Monthly

Thursday, January 10

Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library
Thursday, January 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library

Join San Francisco Main Public Library with talented poets for a poetry jam. The Main Library’s monthly Poem Jam poetry reading series, moderated by Kim Shuck, takes place on Thursdays at 6 pm in the Main Library. Thursday Night Poem Jam Every 2nd Thursday | ...Monthly

Wednesday, January 16

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, January 16 – 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

Sunday, February 3

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, February 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Target Free Sundays Typically the first Sunday of the month Asian ...Monthly

Thursday, February 14

Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library
Thursday, February 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library

Join San Francisco Main Public Library with talented poets for a poetry jam. The Main Library’s monthly Poem Jam poetry reading series, moderated by Kim Shuck, takes place on Thursdays at 6 pm in the Main Library. Thursday Night Poem Jam Every 2nd Thursday | ...Monthly

Wednesday, February 20

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, February 20 – 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

Sunday, March 3

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, March 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Target Free Sundays Typically the first Sunday of the month Asian ...Monthly

Thursday, March 14

Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library
Thursday, March 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library

Join San Francisco Main Public Library with talented poets for a poetry jam. The Main Library’s monthly Poem Jam poetry reading series, moderated by Kim Shuck, takes place on Thursdays at 6 pm in the Main Library. Thursday Night Poem Jam Every 2nd Thursday | ...Monthly

Friday, May 10

“Westward” All-Female Photography Exhibit | Final Day
Friday, May 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Open to the public.
| San Francisco City Hall
"Westward" All-Female Photography Exhibit | Final Day

The San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries (SFAC Galleries) is excited to present Westward, an exhibition that features Ten female photographers documenting and depicting the West from May 11, 2018 – May 10, 2019. Curated by independent curator Ann Jastrab, Westward presents an opportunity to break away ...

Saturday, December 15

2018 SFUSD Students Exhibit Gallery Arts Festival: Final Day | SF
Wednesday, December 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Asian Art Museum
2018 SFUSD Students Exhibit Gallery Arts Festival: Final Day | SF

Come see student-created visual, literary, media, and performing arts at the Asian Art Museum from March 14-21, 2018 in the Annual San Francisco Unified School District Arts Festival. For the past 32 years this unique San Francisco event has been a point of destination for ...