This Week’s Events | San Francisco + New York
Rad Upcoming SF Events
DRINK STEAM WITH DANDELION CHOCOLATE
THU. 11/19 | 6:00PM – 9:00PM @ THE CHAPEL
Come Drink Steam with Dandelion Chocolate and hear how they got started, what inspires them, and more! Enjoy a beer and complimentary chocolate pairing! Check out a chef demo on chocolate making and taste warm, liquid, unfinished chocolate during the process.
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MACY’S 9TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY WINDOWS
FRI. 11/20 | 5:00PM @ MACY’S UNION SQUARE
Celebrate the season by joining the San Francisco SPCA and Macy’s for the 29th annual Holiday Windows event. The window displays feature adorable – and adoptable – cats and dogs (AND CATS!) who need loving homes. This tradition is one of the most beloved symbols of the holiday spirit in San Francisco.
SAT. 11/21 | 11:00AM @ PINTEREST HEADQUARTERS
Imagine you discover a Pinterest board of hand-picked holiday gifts from makers in your city, and now imagine it brought to life! SFMade and Pinterest have combined their passions for discovery for the second annual joint event featuring gift items from 38 SFMade vendors inside the Pinterest offices.
OMNIVORE BOOKS + CUESA HONORING FOOD TRADITIONS
SUN. 11/22 | 10:00AM @ FERRY BUILDING MARKETPLACE
Thanksgiving Market. “Honoring food traditions and establishing new ones,” discussion and book signing with local authtors Louella Hill, Bryant Terry, Dana Velden, Duggan McDonnell and Jourdan Abel.
GAME NIGHT HAPPY HOUR
MON. 11/23 | 5:00PM @ MILK BAR
Milk Bar hosts the GAME HOUR HAPPY HOUR feat Mortal Kombat, Cards against Humanity and much more. Followed at 8pm with Stand Up Comedy. Tons of laughs, heated competition, sexy bartenders and FREE PIZZA!!!
THE GREAT CABLE CAR CHASE
TUE. 11/24 | 7:00PM @ PACIFIC HEIGHTS
The last Tuesday of every month they will hit the streets of SF at 7 pm for a race against one of the famous San Francisco Cable Cars. Their favorite adversary is the Powell-Hyde line or, if they are feeling adventurous, the California line.
THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS FEATURING THE MUSIC OF DANNY ELFMAN
WED. 11/25 | 8:00PM @ DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL
More recognizably by the millennial generation, Elfman is the gut-wrenching voice behind Jack Skellington in Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas; Tim Burton’s fantastical tale of Jack Skellington’s journey from Halloween Town to Christmas Town and back features a delightfully twisted score by Danny Elfman.
SILICON VALLEY TURKEY TROT
THU. 11/6 | 6:30AM @ DOWNTOWN SAN JOSE
Start Thanksgiving Day off on the right foot at the Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot. Before the big games, the big meal, the parades and the pies, why not get in a little exercise with a few thousand neighbors? It’s an event the whole family will enjoy!
ADMISSION: $12 – $1000
Rad Upcoming NY Events
ALL MY FRIENDS W/ SIZZY ROCKET, MOON BOUNCE, KING DECO
THU. 11/19 | 7:30PM @ GOOD ROOM
Back for round 2 of All My Friends. King Deco, Moon Bounce, Sizzy Rocket.
ADMISSION: FREE w/ RSVP
GET KNOTTY: EASY, SEXY ROPE PLAY
FRI. 11/20 | 7:00PM @ BABELAND BROOKLYN
At this Babeland Quickie we’ll share simple and sensual rope bondage skills that will get you or your partner tied up in no time. Enjoy Babeland Bubbly and arrive early; the first ten customers will receive toys to try at home.
DRUNK TED TALKS
SAT. 11/21 | 6:00PM @ LITTLEFIELD
Quit Playing Games, Our Art. The world’s premiere source of highly intelligent people talking about weird stuff they care deeply about while extremely drunk (with PowerPoints). “What’s My Rage Again: Integrating Pop-Punk Into the Boy Band Canon” by Maria Sherman.
A TRIBUTE TO NINA SIMONE
SUN. 11/22 | 8:30PM @ MANHATTAN INN
A tribute to the masterful queen, Nina Simone. Come celebrate a night of her songs. Space is very limited, first come first serve at the Inn.
ELI HOROWITZ – THE PICKLE INDEX
MON. 11/23 | 7:00PM @ BOOKCOURT
San Francisco-based Eli Horowitz was the managing editor and then publisher of McSweeney’s. Punctuated with evocative woodcuts by Ian Huebert, Eli Horowitz’s The Pickle Index is a fast-moving fable, full of deadpan humor and absurd twists–and an innovative, exhilarating storytelling experience.
TUE. 11/24 | 8:00PM @ THE LIVING ROOM
23-year-old Austin-based snger, Dacosta, has been touring around the country for the last four-years while simultaneously earning a history degree at Columbia University, where he graduated last May.
WED. 11/25 | 9:00PM @ PIZZA PARTY
Get Summered, Gold Whistle, and doNYC invite you, your friends and your loved ones to a night dedicated to classic R&B, slow jams, rare groove, Luther Vandross, new jack swing, black disco and 80’s hip hop.
ADMISSION: FREE W/ RSVP89TH ANNUAL MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE
THU. 11/26 | 9:00AM @ CENTRAL PARK
Before America collectively fashions a can holder out of its beer gut and settles in to watch some football, all eyes turn to Manhattan and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, an annual pageant of giant balloons, floats, cheerleaders, clowns, marching bands, Broadway shows and celebs.
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