Events on Saturday, December 1

Paint the Castro Red

Special Event

Paint the Castro Red

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Castro District

On World AIDS Day, December 1, shop and dine in the Castro neighborhood to support our local efforts to prevent HIV... 

King Tuff w/ Terry Malts, Warm Soda, and Sam Flax

Music: Rock

King Tuff

Saturday 12/ 1 @ The Independent

Since releasing his debut LP as King Tuff, 2008's Was Dead, the now-LA-based Kyle Thomas has earned a dedicated following of... 

Paxton Gate's 20th Anniversary and Holiday Party


Paxton Gate's 20th Anniversary and Holiday Party

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Paxton Gate

Twenty years ago, Paxton Gate opened as a modest local gardening store. It's since become a favorite gardening-slash-curiosity shop and Mission... 

CCA 2012 Holiday Fair


CCA 2012 Holiday Fair

Saturday 12/ 1 @ California College of the Arts

CCA’s idyllic Oakland campus becomes into a bustling arts bazaar for a day. The public is invited to shop for one-of-a-kind,... 

Ongoing Events

2012 ZERO1 Biennial: Seeking Silicon Valley

Conference: Tech

2012 ZERO1 Biennial

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Various locations

Silicon Valley has its heritage in a garage, what with Bill Hewlett and David Packard birthing the modern Silicon Valley with... 

Sea Chantey Sing-Along

Get Social

Sea Chantey Sing-Along

Saturday 12/ 1 @ San Francisco Maritime Museum

Herman Melville: "Some sea-captains, before shipping a man, always ask him whether he can sing out at a rope." Sea chanteys... 

Ken and Melanie Light: <em>Valley of Shadows and Dreams</em>

Art: Photography

Ken and Melanie Light

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Oakland Museum of California

Featuring 31 black-and-white photographs-on view for the first time in a museum, Ken and Melanie Light: Valley of Shadows and Dreams... 

<em>In Transit: SF's Daily Commute in Words and Pictures</em>

Art: Group Show

In Transit

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Harvey Milk Photo Center

In celebration of Muni's centennial, this exhibit will feature gorgeous San Francisco photos that you’ve previously probably only seen on your... 

<em>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Orpheum Theatre

Experience the phenomenon of Disney's The Lion King. Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by award-winning director... 

Come Out and Play Festival

Get Social

Come Out and Play Festival

Saturday 12/ 1 @ SOMArts

Checkpoints, safe zones, the sound of your own breathing as you engage in a footrace against zombies through dark alleyways —... 

The Women's Building 34th Annual Celebration of Craftswomen

Fashion/Style: Shopping

Celebration of Craftswomen

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Fort Mason Festival Pavilion

Much expanded from its humble beginnings at Old Wives' Tales feminist bookstore on Valencia Street in 1976, the Annual Celebration of... 

ODC Dance presents <em>The Velveteen Rabbit</em>

Performing Arts: Dance

The Velveteen Rabbit

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Lam Research Theater

Margery Williams' The Velveteen Rabbit or How Toys Become Real was first published in 1922, a time when such a companion... 

<em>Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance</em>


Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance

Saturday 12/ 1 @ de Young Museum

This special exhibition is dedicated to the life and work of the legendary dancer and choreographer Rudolf Nureyev (1938–1993). It will... 

SQFT at A Temporary Offering

Special Event

SQFT at A Temporary Offering

Saturday 12/ 1 @ A Temporary Offering

Pop-ups hold all of the simple appeal of the childhood lemonade stand — sometimes you don't need much to set up... 

Another Hole in the Head Film Festival

Film: Festival

Another Hole in the Head Film Festival

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Various San Francisco locations

In true horror fashion, Another Hole in the Head Film Festival is racking up the sequel count with its ninth blood-letting.... 

Jasper Johns: <em>Seeing with the Mind's Eye</em>


Jasper Johns

Saturday 12/ 1 @ SFMOMA

With all the snark of Dada and all the shellacked splendor of Pop, Jasper Johns has always walked a fine line... 

Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Victorian Holiday Party

Festival: Fair

Great Dickens Christmas Fair

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Cow Palace

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Victorian prose and crumpets aren't the only things flowing freely at the 34th annual Great Dickens Christmas... 

<em>Call Me Home</em>

Art: Photography

Call Me Home

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Gallery Carte Blanche

In celebration of its one-year anniversary, Gallery Carte Blanche is pleased to announce the opening of their San Francisco-centric exhibition Call... 

Nathalie Djurberg: <em>The Parade</em>

Art: Multimedia

Nathalie Djurberg

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Swedish artist Nathalie Djurberg is taking a bird's eye view on humanity, above and beyond the culture and civility, where, from... 

Bazaar Bizarre

Festival: Shopping

Bazaar Bizarre

Saturday 12/ 1 @ San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center

Gift shopping should be fun, not painful or guilt-ridden. Offering an alternative to the chaotic and impersonal department-store experience, the Bazaar... 

Brooklyn Visits Heath

Art: Happening

Brooklyn Visits Heath

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Heath Ceramics

Heath Ceramics is bringing the designs of Brooklyn to California for a show called "Brooklyn Visits Heath." Co-curated by Heath Ceramics... 

The Westin St. Francis' Holiday Sugar Castle

Special Event

The Westin St. Francis' Holiday Sugar Castle

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Westin St. Francis

Jean-François Houdré, the Executive Pastry Chef at the Westin St. Francis, has the unique job each year of constructing an enormous... 

When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes


When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes

Saturday 12/ 1 @ California College of the Arts

The legendary exhibition Live in Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form, presented in 1969 at Kunsthalle Bern, Germany, has been exhaustively...