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Wednesday, December 11

The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF
Wednesday, December 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Ale House
The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF

Every 2nd Wednesday in San Francisco, comedians Jill Maragos, Phil Griffiths and Andrew Orolfo host the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians in the welcoming and homey space of Ocean Ale House. Enjoy great comedy and some local brew. The Laugh Boat: Local Brews ...Monthly

Shaping SF Lecture: Valencia Street as a Lesbian Corridor | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, December 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: Valencia Street as a Lesbian Corridor | Mission Dist.
Osento Bathhouse. Amelia’s. Artemis Cafe. Old Wives Tales. Modern Times Bookstore. Names and functions of these venues have changed, but they are part of the living memory of Valencia Street. Long before it descended into the white tablecloth, boutique-filled, gentrified peculiarity of today, the Valencia ...

Thursday, December 12

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, December 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out ...Monthly

Shame Cave Comedy Show: A Shameful Yet Shameless Night | SF
Thursday, December 12 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Hill Saloon
Shame Cave Comedy Show: A Shameful Yet Shameless Night | SF

A delightful evening of comedy, happening every 2nd Thursday. Shameful things will be discussed by the shameless and shameful. Maybe reach catharsis, and if not, there’s drinks. Hosted by the ever-shame-wracked Annette Mullaney and featuring the best of Bay Area and visiting comedians. Shame Cave Comedy Show: ...Monthly

Saturday, December 14

Timbuk2 Holiday Warehouse Sale: Up to 70% Off | 2019
Saturday, December 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Timbuk2 Shotwell Factory Store
Timbuk2 Holiday Warehouse Sale: Up to 70% Off | 2019

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 ...

Unsilent Night 2019: Boombox Christmas Parade | Mission Dolores Park
Saturday, December 14 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
Unsilent Night 2019: Boombox Christmas Parade | Mission Dolores Park
“Unsilent Night” is artist Phil Kline’s participatory sound artwork, an ethereal, electronic soundscape played by the audience on boomboxes carried through city streets. “Carolers” play one of four tracks of music downloaded to their smartphone, or anything that amplifies music, together comprising “Unsilent Night.” The public ...

Sunday, December 15

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 ...

Movie Night Double Feature: The Neverending Story & Labyrinth | The Chapel
Sunday, December 15 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Chapel
Movie Night Double Feature: The Neverending Story & Labyrinth | The Chapel
Join us for a special double feature at The Chapel. 5:30PM – The Neverending Story 7:15PM – Labyrinth

Monday, December 16

“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF
Monday, December 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
"Resistance is Fertile" Free Comedy Night | SF

A show of queens, queers, and 1 token peen. Nicole Calasich, Shelbi Evans, and Brooke Heinichen bring you Resistance is Fertile featuring a majority female lineup of the Bay Area’s rising stars in comedy to discuss the joys of being a woman in a batshit ...Monthly

Tuesday, December 17

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, December 17 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest thing you got at Safeway) and get a free ice cold can of PBR ...Monthly

Thursday, December 19

Free Third Thursdays at California Historical Society | SF
Thursday, December 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | California Historical Society
Free Third Thursdays at California Historical Society | SF

Explore the current exhibitions for free from 5 PM-8 PM on the third Thursday of every month, as part of the Yerba Buena neighborhood’s Third Thursday program.Monthly

Sunday, December 22

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, December 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...Monthly

Monday, December 23

Humphry Slocombe’s 11th Birthday: Free Ice Cream All Day | SF
Humphry Slocombe's 11th Birthday: Free Ice Cream All Day | SF
It’s Humphry Slocombe’s anniversary on Monday, December 23, 2019, and they’re celebrating the occasion by dishing out free scoops of their beloved ice cream as a thank you for 11 awesome years. Get a free tasty scoop from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm (until they run out) ...
Free Queer Bowling Night | Mission Dist.
Free Queer Bowling Night | Mission Dist.

Come to the monthly Free Queer Bowling Night at Mission Bowling Club. In addition to free bowling, you can enjoy $4 cocktails and beers all night courtesy of  Tito’s Vodka and Standard Deviant Brewing. And bowl to the sounds of DJs Siobhan Aluvalot & Marke ...Monthly

Monday Night Comedy w/ Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, December 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill
Monday Night Comedy w/ Free Cake | Blondies

More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every 4th Monday of the month with a free comedy show and free cake.  Monthly

Laughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF
Monday, December 23 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
Laughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF

Comedian Andrew Holmgren (SF Weekly 2014 Best comedian) of Sylvan Productions (SF Weekly 2013 best comedy troupe) hosts an evening of some of his favorite comics whose comedy is sure to leave you satisfied and sore. The show takes place on every 4th Monday of ...Monthly

Wednesday, December 25

A Very Zeitgeist Christmas | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, December 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
A Very Zeitgeist Christmas | Mission Dist.
We’re busy checking our naughty & nice list I think we both know where most of you fall. Stop by and see what was left under the tree this year for you. If all else fails pick up some Zeitgeist merchandise as a last minute ...

Thursday, December 26

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, December 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...Monthly

French Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF
Thursday, December 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Asiento
French Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF

Every last Thursday of the month, Moules à Facettes invites you in SF for an afterwork party with French drinks, French music and quality people from everywhere. That you are a regular or a newcomer, feel free to share the love to all your friends, ...Monthly

“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF
Thursday, December 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
| Slate Bar

Come commiserate in laughter with the Bay Area’s top comedians. They’ll make you feel like life isn’t too bad, or at least let you laugh at their misfortunes. And, that always feels good. Stay after the show for free ’90s dance karaoke. (I wish I ...Monthly

La Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission
Thursday, December 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pop's Bar
La Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission

Put an exclamation mark on your weekend. DJ Clave keeps the beat and brings you a mix of the classic Latin stuff with the funkiest EDM. Salsa, Merengue, Electro-Cumbia, Breaks, Hip Hop, and Nu Latin Beats on the speakers. A Piñata to break, drink specials, ...Monthly

Friday, December 27

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, December 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...Monthly

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, December 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...Monthly

Wednesday, January 1

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, January 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...Monthly

Thursday, January 2

New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.
Thursday, January 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Artists' Television Access

The Bay Area’s only Open Screening for up and coming filmmakers takes place on the first Thursday of each month at Artists’ Television Access in the Mission. Come enjoy a supportive community of filmmakers and see your work on the big screen. Feel free to ...Monthly