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Thursday, December 5

Bay Party Vibes on the D-block | SF
Thursday, December 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Madrone Art Bar
Bay Party Vibes on the D-block | SF

Come and enjoy Bay party vibes on the D-block. From January 4th and every first Thursday from 9:00 pm-2:00 am they will be playing Hip-Hop, hella R&B for all you beezys, Soul, Funk, Dancehall and all the Bay Area Slappers to get you in the ...Monthly

Friday, December 6

Workshop First Fridays | SF
Friday, December 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Workshop (SF)
Workshop First Fridays | SF

Every first Friday, WorkshopSF hosts an open house, party with DIY, art, fun and community. It’s a chance to preview classes, see the space, and just hang out with neighborhood peeps. All are welcome. Workshop First Fridays Every 1st Friday | 7 pm Workshop, 1798 ...Monthly

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, December 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party  (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held on ...Monthly

HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF
Friday, December 6 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after
| Bar Fluxus
HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF

Come to an amazing downtown art bar, Bar Fluxus to enjoy some classic RnB tunes with DJ BeatsMe. Hear some classic throwbacks from Ginuwine, TLC, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Prince, Usher, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Frank Ocean, Brandy, Missy and Aaliyah and more. HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, ...

Saturday, December 7

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

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, December 7 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...Monthly

MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
Saturday, December 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.

The Mission Arts Performance Project (MAPP) sprawls across more than a dozen venues as well as public spaces, street corners, BART stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, and homes all over La Mission from around 6 pm until late. The event features taking common spaces, and for one ...

City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Saturday, December 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Presidio Parade Grounds
City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Monday, December 9

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, December 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at 6:30 pm, followed by the feature film. Use #cyberpunkcinema during the event to share ...Monthly

Wednesday, December 11

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

2019 Divisadero Winter Art Walk | SF
Thursday, December 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This event happens every 2nd Thursday of March, June, September & December
| Divisadero Corridor
2019 Divisadero Winter Art Walk | SF

Divisadero Art Walk happens four times a year, in March, June, September and December for a fun evening featuring art shows, live music, plus there’s usually complimentary beverages and more. This installment of the Art Walk will be celebrating live music and plants. Both universally liked, both universally shared. ...

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

Friday, December 13

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, December 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in the world. The walk is hosted by the Labyrinth Guild. Always check the Labyrinth website for ...Monthly

Spontaneous Storytelling: True Stories & Free Drinks for Storytellers | SF
Spontaneous Storytelling: True Stories & Free Drinks for Storytellers | SF

Spontaneous Storytelling (featured on KALW radio) is a different kind of storytelling show that combines the fun of meeting new people with hearing and telling true stories. Do you have stories from your life to tell? Do you enjoy hearing true stories like at The ...Monthly

2019 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky
Friday, December 13 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2019 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky

Every year, in December, the planet Earth crosses the orbital path of an object called 3200 Phaethon, a mysterious body that is sometimes referred to as a rock comet. The debris shed by 3200 Phaethon crashes into Earth’s upper atmosphere at some 80,000 miles (130,000 ...

Saturday, December 14

Latoya Ruby Frazier & The Sister Tour at SFMOMA | SF
Saturday, December 14 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. First come, first served.
| SFMOMA
Latoya Ruby Frazier & The Sister Tour at SFMOMA | SF
As of September 16, 2019, the time for this event is not yet available. Please check the website for updates.
Corkscrewed Stand-up Comedy & Wine Night | SF
Saturday, December 14 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 advance / $20 door (2 drink minimum)
| InnerFog
Corkscrewed Stand-up Comedy & Wine Night | SF

InnerFog, named “one of the best wine bars in San Francisco” (Thrillist), welcomes some of Bay Area’s hottest comedians for a night of big laughs and delicious wine and beer. Produced and hosted by Joseph Ugalde (Kill Tony podcast.) Corkscrewed Stand-up Comedy & Wine Night ...Monthly

Sunday, December 15

Illuminate 2019: SF’s Festival of Light | 39 Light Sculptures
Sunday, December 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Illuminate 2019: SF's Festival of Light | 39 Light Sculptures

Illuminate SF Festival of Light happens Thanksgiving 2019 through New Year’s Day 2020 and shines a light on San Francisco’s ever-expanding light art scene. Get your glow on during this two-month celebration during the longest nights of the year, featuring free light art tours, nighttime neighborhood walks, ...

Monday, December 16

Tour of Diego Rivera’s 1st US Mural | Union Square
Monday, December 16 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
| Secret Location (SF)
Tour of Diego Rivera's 1st US Mural | Union Square

The mural “Allegory of California” graces the stairwell of the City Club (formerly the Pacific Stock Exchange Club). Normally closed the public, this is an opportunity to see the first mural painted in the US by the great Mexican artist Diego Rivera. Free, but an ...Monthly

Friday, December 20

“Last Day of Fall” Free Walking Tours | SF
Friday, December 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Japanese Tea Garden may require an additional charge.
| All Over San Francisco
"Last Day of Fall" Free Walking Tours | SF

Look for something interesting before the season ends. Join the free guided walking tours as the summer, fall winter and spring seasons come to its end. San Francisco City Guides offers up daily, free guided walking tours of San Francisco. Be a tourist in your ...

Xmas HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF
Friday, December 20 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after
| Bar Fluxus
Xmas HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF
You’re invited to a special Christmas week edition of HellaRnB starting at 9pm on Friday. Hear some classic throwbacks from Ginuwine, TLC, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Prince, Usher, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Frank Ocean, Brandy, Missy and Aaliyah and more.

Saturday, December 21

14 Hours of The Bay Lights | The Longest Night of the Year 2019
Saturday, December 21 – 4:54 pm | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero
14 Hours of The Bay Lights | The Longest Night of the Year 2019
Many people view the winter solstice grimly as the shortest day of the year, but The Bay Lights, the world’s largest LED light sculpture, offers us a brighter outlook. We can now relish winter solstice as the longest night of the year because The Bay Lights will ...

Sunday, December 22

2019 “Light of Menorah” Pop-Up Glowing Hanukkah Party | Ghirardelli Square
Sunday, December 22 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Square
2019 "Light of Menorah" Pop-Up Glowing Hanukkah Party | Ghirardelli Square
Celebrate the first night of Hanukkah by dressing up in your favorite light-up, glittery and glowing clothes. Over eight days, the candlelight glows more and more each night. Come together on the first night to make that light even brighter and head into the darkest ...
Illuminate 2019: SF’s Festival of Light | 39 Light Sculptures
Sunday, December 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Illuminate 2019: SF's Festival of Light | 39 Light Sculptures

Illuminate SF Festival of Light happens Thanksgiving 2019 through New Year’s Day 2020 and shines a light on San Francisco’s ever-expanding light art scene. Get your glow on during this two-month celebration during the longest nights of the year, featuring free light art tours, nighttime neighborhood walks, ...

Wednesday, December 25

Illuminate 2019: SF’s Festival of Light on Christmas Day | 39 Light Sculptures
Wednesday, December 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Illuminate 2019: SF's Festival of Light on Christmas Day | 39 Light Sculptures

Illuminate SF Festival of Light happens Thanksgiving 2019 through New Year’s Day 2020 and shines a light on San Francisco’s ever-expanding light art scene. Get your glow on during this two-month celebration during the longest nights of the year, featuring free light art tours, nighttime neighborhood walks, ...