Events on Saturday, December 15

SantaCon 2012

Party: Flashmob

SantaCon 2012

Saturday 12/15 @ Location TBA

Three actual rules of SantaCon: 1. Don't make kids cry. 2. Be polite. 3. No Santas left behind. Meanwhile, costumes are... 

popuphood One-Year Anniversary Bash


popuphood One-Year Anniversary Bash

Saturday 12/15 @ Broadway at 9th St

You may not know about popuphood yet, but if you don't, you should. Co-founders Sarah Filley and Alfonso Dominguez launched popuphood... 

HOTTUB w/ The Frail, Breakdown Valentine, and DJ Nako

Music: Punk


Saturday 12/15 @ Rickshaw Stop

HOTTUB got their name from an old SNL skit in which Eddie Murphy, as James Brown, sings "Hot tub, gonna make... 

Ongoing Events

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


Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance

Saturday 12/15 @ 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... 

Holiday Happenings at Good Vibrations

Get Social

Holiday Happenings at Good Vibrations

Saturday 12/15 @ All Good Vibrations locations

Local sex educator Joani Blank founded the first Good Vibrations store in 1977 with the intention of offering an adults-only venue... 

Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Victorian Holiday Party

Festival: Fair

Great Dickens Christmas Fair

Saturday 12/15 @ Cow Palace

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

San Francisco Ballet's <em>Nutcracker</em>

Dance: Ballet

San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker

Saturday 12/15 @ War Memorial Opera House

It's cold out and you're wearing your finest gloves. There are tuxedos and gowns, old men with ivory-tipped canes. The children's... 

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


Jasper Johns

Saturday 12/15 @ SFMOMA

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

Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market

Festival: Fair

Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market

Saturday 12/15 @ Concourse Exhibition Center

The aisles of the Renegade Craft Fair are like the best of coming to life. Chicagoans Sue Daly and Kathleen... 

Sony Artist in Residence at Stanford Shopping Center


Sony Artist In Residence at Stanford Shopping Center

Saturday 12/15 @ Sony Store

For 11 days this December, Sony is hosting an Artist in Residence at each of its stores, nationwide. You can swing by... 

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

Art: Group Show

In Transit

Saturday 12/15 @ 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... 

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

Art: Multimedia

Nathalie Djurberg

Saturday 12/15 @ 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... 

The Found Footage Festival

Festival: Film

The Found Footage Festival

Saturday 12/15 @ Roxie Theater

Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher are the guys behind the much-loved Found Footage Festival. The pair's brainchild was born in 1991,... 

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

Art: Photography

Ken and Melanie Light

Saturday 12/15 @ 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... 

Mark Morris Dance Group: <em>The Hard Nut</em>


Mark Morris Dance Group: The Hard Nut

Saturday 12/15 @ Zellerbach Hall

You'll notice something odd beneath all the tulle and sequins adorning The Hard Nut's dancers: the pirouetting Sugar Plum Fairies are... 

The Westin St. Francis' Holiday Sugar Castle

Special Event

The Westin St. Francis' Holiday Sugar Castle

Saturday 12/15 @ 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... 

Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair

Festival: Fair

Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair

Saturday 12/15 @ Telegraph Ave btwn Bancroft Way and Dwight Way

Avoid the standard shops and get offline while still checking things off ye ole holiday gift list at the Telegraph Avenue... 

Trannyshack presents <em>The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes</em>

Theatre: Comedy

The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes

Saturday 12/15 @ Victoria Theatre

Trannyshack emeriti Heklina, Cookie Dough, Pollo del Mar, and Matthew Martin reprise their roles as Miami's hottest foursome of a certain... 

Brooklyn Visits Heath

Art: Happening

Brooklyn Visits Heath

Saturday 12/15 @ Heath Ceramics

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

<em>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Saturday 12/15 @ 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... 

SQFT at A Temporary Offering

Special Event

SQFT at A Temporary Offering

Saturday 12/15 @ 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... 

Smuin Ballet: <em>The Christmas Ballet</em>

Dance: Ballet

Smuin Ballet: The Christmas Ballet

Saturday 12/15 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Despite what Clara and the sugar-plum fairies might have you think, The Nutcracker isn't the only holiday dance event around. A... 

<em>Call Me Home</em>

Art: Photography

Call Me Home

Saturday 12/15 @ 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...