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

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... 

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... 

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...