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Saturday, November 16

2019 San Mateo Harvest Festival | Saturday
Saturday, November 16 – All Day | Cost: $9*
*$9 General Admission, $7 Seniors (62+), $7 Military, $4 Youth (13 - 17) Free (12 & under)
| San Mateo Event Center
2019 San Mateo Harvest Festival | Saturday

The San Mateo Harvest Festival brings thousands of handmade arts and crafts, live music and performances, delicious foods and more to the San Mateo Event Center. 2019 San Mateo Harvest Festival November 15-17, 2019 – Friday and Sunday | 10 am to 5 pm – Saturday | 10 ...

2019 “Santa’s Village” Holiday Window Displays | Palo Alto
Saturday, November 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Shreve & Co. (Palo Alto)
2019 “Santa’s Village” Holiday Window Displays | Palo Alto

Jim Cardosa will again be doing Christmas windows for both Shreve & Co. locations. The theme for both is “A Fairy Merry Christmas”. This year the displays will be oversized (20” – 24” tall) reproductions of vintage Christmas boxes (Shiny Brite Ornaments, Twinkle Lights, Cellophane ...

Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View
Saturday, November 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View

Come get your bike fixed and learn a few things from professional bike mechanic Ryan Murphy who will be available for advice and help with you bike at the Mountain View Library every third Saturday from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Use their tools to work ...Monthly

The Intriguing World of Insects: Lecture & Guided Tour | SFO Museum
The Intriguing World of Insects: Lecture & Guided Tour | SFO Museum
Whether we see them or not, insects have a constant presence in our lives. From pollinating the fruits and vegetables we eat and helping cure diseases through DNA research, to pests we find in our homes and gardens, there is no escaping the intimate relationships ...
Art Kiosk Installation Exhibit & Opening Reception | Redwood City
Saturday, November 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Art Kiosk Installation Exhibit & Opening Reception | Redwood City
The Redwood City Improvement Association in partnership with Fung Collaboratives, has unveiled the latest Art Kiosk Installation exhibit by artists, Jose Castillo, Peter Moen and Tiffany Moen, titled “Bonds Unburnt.” Join  the opening reception on Saturday, November 16 at 4 pm at Downtown Redwood City’s Courthouse ...

Sunday, November 17

2019 San Mateo Harvest Festival | Sunday
Sunday, November 17 – All Day | Cost: $9*
*$9 General Admission, $7 Seniors (62+), $7 Military, $4 Youth (13 - 17) Free (12 & under)
| San Mateo Event Center
2019 San Mateo Harvest Festival | Sunday

The San Mateo Harvest Festival brings thousands of handmade arts and crafts, live music and performances, delicious foods and more to the San Mateo Event Center. 2019 San Mateo Harvest Festival November 15-17, 2019 – Friday and Sunday | 10 am to 5 pm – Saturday | 10 ...

Peace & Social Justice Harvest Fair | Palo Alto
Sunday, November 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | First Presbyterian Church (Palo Alto)
Peace & Social Justice Harvest Fair | Palo Alto
Crafts. Gifts. Activism. Shop for fair traded, eco-friendly crafts and gifts while supporting and learning about local peace and social justice activist organizations on November 17, 2019 from 11 am to 2 pm. Promote fair trade and reduce your carbon footprint Celebrate the wonderful work being done ...
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, November 17 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford

Stanford University’s distinguished outdoor art collection includes nearly 100 sculptures and features important figurative and abstract works in a variety of media by artists of the late 19th century to the present. This tour begins in front of the Cantor Arts Center with marble statues, ...Monthly

Monday, November 18

Leonids Meteor Shower | 2019
Monday, November 18 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Leonids Meteor Shower | 2019
November’s wonderful Leonid meteor shower happens every year around November 17 or 18, as the world crosses the orbital path of Comet Tempel-Tuttle. In 2019, the peak of the shower is expected to be from midnight to dawn on Monday, November 18. The expected peak morning ...

Tuesday, November 19

Vinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame
Tuesday, November 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vinyl Room
Vinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame

Every third Tuesday of the month is a standup comedy show at Vinyl Room called Standup Comedy at Vinyl Room, featuring funny people from the Bay Area who do standup comedy. It’s the only comedy show in Burlingame, maybe ever. This event occurs every third ...Monthly

Wednesday, November 20

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “21 Bridges” | Century 20 Theater Daly City
Wednesday, November 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Century 20 Theater Daly City
Free Sneak Preview Movie: "21 Bridges" | Century 20 Theater Daly City
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “21 Bridges,” an upcoming American action thriller starring Chadwick Boseman & Sienna Miller. Free Film Screening: 21 Bridges November 20, 2019 | 7:00 pm Century 20 Theater Daly City RSVP code: mSvpx76833 Tickets available through https://stxtickets.com/main/code_redeem Tickets are free, but subject to availability. Depending ...

Friday, November 22

32-ft. Xmas Tree Lighting: Katarina Kittycat, Santa & Magic Snow Fest | San Mateo
Friday, November 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hillsdale Shopping Center
32-ft. Xmas Tree Lighting: Katarina Kittycat, Santa & Magic Snow Fest | San Mateo
Join the kick off launch of holiday events on Friday, November 22nd. Featuring dazzling synchronized Tree and Fountain Light Shows, larger-than-life entertainment in festive light up costumes, “Katarina Kittycat” from the PBS kids show Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, a magical Snow Fest, Santa’s grand arrival and ...

Saturday, November 23

2019 Holiday Craft Faire & Live Music | Belmont
Saturday, November 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Belmont Twin Pines Park
2019 Holiday Craft Faire & Live Music | Belmont
On November 23rd at 9 am, join for a fun day filled with music, yummy treats and wonderful, hand-crafted, unique items that you can gift to your loved ones. Vendors can be found inside beautiful Twin Pines Parks’ buildings, such as the Cottage, Lodge, Manor, and ...
2019 Holiday Bazaar: 50+ Makers, Raffle & DIY Crafts | Mountain View
Saturday, November 23 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Senior Center
2019 Holiday Bazaar: 50+ Makers, Raffle & DIY Crafts | Mountain View
Shop local, buy handmade. Get an early start on holiday shopping on Saturday, November 23rd at the Annual Holiday Bazaar at the Mountain View Senior Center (266 Escuela Avenue). 2019 Mountain View Holiday Bazaar Saturday, November 23, 2019 | 9:30 am to 3 pm Mountain View Senior Center, 266 ...

Monday, November 25

SF Chamber Orchestra “Nutcracker Sweet” Family Concert | Palo Alto
Monday, November 25 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but seating is first come, first served
| Palo Alto Community Center
SF Chamber Orchestra "Nutcracker Sweet" Family Concert | Palo Alto
Back by popular demand. Oakland Fairyland’s beloved puppeteers team up with the SFCO for a delightful version of Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic. Designed for young audiences, this production features the acrobatic antics of The Puppet Company’s miniature cast accompanied by the SFCO  performing highlights from this beloved ...

Friday, November 29

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). ...
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, November 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...Monthly

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,” ...

Saturday, November 30

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 ...

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 ...

Friday, December 6

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, December 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. 2 pm General Tour: ...Monthly

Saturday, December 7

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, December 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"Healthy Parks Healthy People": Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...Monthly

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor and Oakland ...Monthly