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Friday, November 22

2019 Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire: 85+ Artisans & Food Sampling | Napa
Friday, November 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Napa Valley Expo
2019 Gifts 'n Tyme Holiday Faire: 85+ Artisans & Food Sampling | Napa

The Napa Valley Lion’s Club holds their annual home baked goodies sale: cookies, fudge, cakes, & more. The Faire features a full kitchen serving delicious homemade lunches & dinners. This is a great time to get your Christmas shopping done early – with the personal ...

Saturday, November 23

Mt. Tam “Day of Thanks” Volunteering Party | North Bay
Saturday, November 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Muir Beach
Mt. Tam "Day of Thanks" Volunteering Party | North Bay
On November 23rd, start off the holiday season by expressing your thanks for Mt. Tam and its surrounding communities. Join the yearly tradition, “Mt. Tam Day of Thanks,” a large volunteer work day to celebrate and give thanks for the beloved mountain. This year, join at ...

2019 Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire: 85+ Artisans & Food Sampling | Napa
Saturday, November 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Napa Valley Expo
2019 Gifts 'n Tyme Holiday Faire: 85+ Artisans & Food Sampling | Napa

The Napa Valley Lion’s Club holds their annual home baked goodies sale: cookies, fudge, cakes, & more. The Faire features a full kitchen serving delicious homemade lunches & dinners. This is a great time to get your Christmas shopping done early – with the personal ...

Sunday, November 24

2019 Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire: 85+ Artisans & Food Sampling | Napa
Sunday, November 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Napa Valley Expo
2019 Gifts 'n Tyme Holiday Faire: 85+ Artisans & Food Sampling | Napa

The Napa Valley Lion’s Club holds their annual home baked goodies sale: cookies, fudge, cakes, & more. The Faire features a full kitchen serving delicious homemade lunches & dinners. This is a great time to get your Christmas shopping done early – with the personal ...

Wednesday, November 27

2019 Free Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet: 1,000+ Meals | San Rafael
Wednesday, November 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lotus Cuisine of India
2019 Free Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet: 1,000+ Meals | San Rafael

For the 15th year in a row, the Lotus Family of Restaurants gives back to the community by hosting their annual free Thanksgiving Dinner on the night before Thanksgiving. 2019 Lotus Free Thanksgiving Dinner Wednesday, November 27, 2019 | 5 pm – 9 pm – ...

2019 Free Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet | Novato
Wednesday, November 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lotus Curry House
2019 Free Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet | Novato

For the 15th year in a row, the Lotus Family of Restaurants gives back to the community by hosting their annual free Thanksgiving Dinner on the night before Thanksgiving. 2019 Lotus Free Thanksgiving Dinner Wednesday, November 27, 2019 | 5 pm – 9 pm – ...

Friday, November 29

Black Friday Deals in San Francisco | 2019
Friday, November 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area
Black Friday Deals in San Francisco | 2019
Want to know what all the Black Friday deals are and when the stores open? We’ve got deals for Cirque du Soleil plus a list of all the major online retailers and big box stores like Macy’s and Costco. At the center of it all, in ...
The Best of Winter in The Bay: Snow Days, Holiday Lights & Ice Rinks
Friday, November 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area
The Best of Winter in The Bay: Snow Days, Holiday Lights & Ice Rinks
Winter is coming. Get into the holiday spirit by embracing the best of winter by gazing at dazzling holiday lighting displays, twirling around a pop-up outdoor ice rink, indulging in seasonal produce, playing in the snow,. Or visit a Christmas tree farm, sniffing the magnificent magnolias ...
#OptOutside: Visit 100+ Bay Area Parks Instead of Black Friday Shopping | 2019
Friday, November 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over California
#OptOutside: Visit 100+ Bay Area Parks Instead of Black Friday Shopping | 2019
Yea, it may be a marketing gimmick, but we can get behind the sentiment of REI closing its 149 stores on Black Friday on one of the most popular days of the year to encourage its 13,000 employees (and you) to enjoy a day outdoors. ...
2019 Annual Point Reyes Open Studios: Thanksgiving Weekend | Nov. 29-Dec. 1
Friday, November 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Point Reyes
2019 Annual Point Reyes Open Studios: Thanksgiving Weekend | Nov. 29-Dec. 1

Art lovers from around the Bay Area are invited to tour artists’ studios in the Point Reyes area during the Annual Point Reyes Open Studios (PROS) event Thanksgiving Weekend 2019. PROS artists will display and demonstrate their work in their studios and homes from 11 ...

2019 Winter Wonderland: Free Snow Sledding & Parade of Lights | San Rafael
Friday, November 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for rides and shopping
| Downtown San Rafael
2019 Winter Wonderland: Free Snow Sledding & Parade of Lights | San Rafael

Downtown San Rafael will once again host its annual Holiday Parade & Winter Wonderland. In its 40th year, the event features a Holiday Marketplace with arts and crafts, live entertainment, children’s activities, snow sledding, and one of the largest holiday parades in the Bay Area. ...

Buy Nothing Day | 2019
Friday, November 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Buy Nothing Day | 2019
Buy Nothing Day is the antithesis to Black Friday: your special day to unshop, unspend and unwind. Relax and do nothing for the economy and for yourself,  at least for a single day. Can you really buy absolutely nothing for just one day? You might say “Sure,” ...
Third Annual Holiday Marketplace | Nov. 29-Dec.1
Friday, November 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | CIA at Copia
Third Annual Holiday Marketplace | Nov. 29-Dec.1

The CIA at Copia warmly welcomes you to the third annual Holiday Marketplace, where you can shop, eat, drink, and be merry, all in one location from November 29-December 1, 2019 at noon. Winter-inspired drinks and snacks will be served at the seasonal sips bar ...

Saturday, November 30

2019 Winter Wonderland: Snow Sledding & Kids’ Activities | San Rafael
Saturday, November 30 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for rides and shopping
| Downtown San Rafael
2019 Winter Wonderland: Snow Sledding & Kids’ Activities | San Rafael

Downtown San Rafael will once again host its annual Holiday Parade & Winter Wonderland. In its 40th year, the event features a Holiday Marketplace with arts and crafts, live entertainment, children’s activities, snow sledding, and one of the largest holiday parades in the Bay Area. ...

Applebee’s $1 Vodka Cranberry Lemonade | Final Day
Saturday, November 30 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)
Applebee's $1 Vodka Cranberry Lemonade | Final Day

Starting today, and for the rest of November, participating Applebee’s locations across the country are serving up the $1 Vodka Cranberry Lemonade to get you in the Thanksgiving spirit. Served in a 10-ounce mug, the $1 Vodka Cranberry Lemonade is a delicious blend of vodka, Tropicana lemonade and ...

2019 Annual Point Reyes Open Studios: Thanksgiving Weekend | Saturday
Saturday, November 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Point Reyes
2019 Annual Point Reyes Open Studios: Thanksgiving Weekend | Saturday

Art lovers from around the Bay Area are invited to tour artists’ studios in the Point Reyes area during the Annual Point Reyes Open Studios (PROS) event Thanksgiving Weekend 2019. PROS artists will display and demonstrate their work in their studios and homes from 11 ...

2019 Santa’s Arrival & Small Business Saturday | Petaluma
2019 Santa's Arrival & Small Business Saturday | Petaluma
Santa and Mrs. Claus sail in and disembark at River Plaza Shopping Center. Entertainment starts at 11:30 am and Santa arrives at noon to the cheers of hundreds of excited children. 2019 Santa’s Arrival & Small Business Saturday Saturday, November 30, 2019 | 11:30 am to 1:30 ...
RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Bay Area
Saturday, November 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area
RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Bay Area

Come join our us as we take over another brewery tap room, for Round #2 of the RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour. We have added a couple new local artists, and are super excited to have the excellent Epidemic Brewing as our host. They have excellent ...Monthly

Sunday, December 1

All of SF’s Free Monthly Museum Days | December 2019
Sunday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Details vary for each museum and cultural institution
| All Over the Bay Area
All of SF's Free Monthly Museum Days | December 2019
Whether the economy is strong or sour, most of the museums in San Francisco and the Bay Area throw their doors open once a month to allow free admission to all comers. Generally on the first Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of each month, these free days ...
13th Annual Gingerbread House Tour: Month-long Celebration | Dec. 1-31
Sunday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Sausalito
13th Annual Gingerbread House Tour: Month-long Celebration | Dec. 1-31

The 13th Year will be more Special—Than ever before. Looking forward to seeing unique creations this year. Keeping the tour fresh—There will have more Gingerbread Experience: Restaurants, Cafes, Bakeries and Shops featuring Special Gingerbread items which will also be listed on the Gingerbread Tour Map. ...

2019 Annual Point Reyes Open Studios: Thanksgiving Weekend | Sunday
Sunday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Point Reyes
2019 Annual Point Reyes Open Studios: Thanksgiving Weekend | Sunday

Art lovers from around the Bay Area are invited to tour artists’ studios in the Point Reyes area during the Annual Point Reyes Open Studios (PROS) event Thanksgiving Weekend 2019. PROS artists will display and demonstrate their work in their studios and homes from 11 ...

Third Annual Holiday Marketplace | Napa
Sunday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | CIA at Copia
Third Annual Holiday Marketplace | Napa

The CIA at Copia warmly welcomes you to the third annual Holiday Marketplace, where you can shop, eat, drink, and be merry, all in one location from November 29-December 1, 2019 at noon. Winter-inspired drinks and snacks will be served at the seasonal sips bar ...

Monday, December 2

San Francisco Holiday Volunteering Guide 2019
Monday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area
San Francisco Holiday Volunteering Guide 2019
December is in full swing, so why not spread some holiday cheer? Give back to San Francisco with one of these great volunteer opportunities. Spend your Christmas with the elderly, prepare meals to feed to homeless, choose children’s toys, and more. It’s the best gift you ...

Tuesday, December 3

29th Annual Festival of Trees | Dec. 3-5
Tuesday, December 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Vacaville Ice Sports
29th Annual Festival of Trees | Dec. 3-5

You won’t want to miss this hometown tradition as we decorate the start of the holiday season with 100 sparkling trees big and small. Festival of Trees is celebrating its 29th year as their largest fundraiser. Festival of Trees offers a variety of live entertainment ...

Wednesday, December 4

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, December 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bay Area Discovery Museum (Fort Baker)
Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor children’s museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Museum is the only children’s museum in the U.S. to be located in a national park and is known for its emphasis on creativity through ...Monthly