Rebecca’s Weeklies: Dec 20

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Here’s what’s going on in the Bay Area this week:


2015 Children’s Day Celebration, Shrine Building & Potluck
December 20, 2015 – 9:30 am to 2:00 pm
1231 Stevenson St, San Francisco, CA

Children’s Day is a celebration of brilliance, light, and the children of the world. Everyone will join in decorating the shrine, being host at the court by the Children’s Day King and Queen, and coming together for a lively potluck celebration on Sunday, December 20, 2015.

NFL Sundays at the Park: Niners vs Bengals
Sunday, December 20, 2015 – 11:00 am


Cheer on the 49ers with Funcheap at SoMa Streat Food Park all season long and watch the game on 10+ TVs, including two 80″ big screens, up to 10 food trucks and street food vendors, plus beer specials. For most games this season we will featuring fun promotions like Cheap Beer Day, the Halloween Hangover, SF Sports Fashion Party, and more.

Illuminate Your Ride Light Art Bike Tour
Sunday, December 20, 2015 – 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Cupid’s Span | The Embarcadero & Folsom St, San Francisco, CA

Illuminate SF Festival of Light happens Thanksgiving 2015 through New Year’s Day 2016 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, artist talks and participatory experiences.


Free VIP Lounge & Snacks for Chase United Card Holders
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Westfield San Francisco Centre

Got a Chase United credit card? Then you’re in for a treat. The Chase United VIP Lounge has opened up for a limited time at Westfield San Francisco Centre from November 27 – December 24, 2015, from 11 am until mall closing.


Free Skate Rental & Bank of the West Wednesdays
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Union Square Park | Geary and Powell, San Francisco, CA

Every Wednesday this holiday season at the Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square is “Bank of the West Wednesday” featuring free skate rentals to all ($5 value), or if you’re a Bank of the West customer, you get an extra special treat with not only free skate rentals for free admission to the ice rink as well ($11 value)


Whisky & Chocolate: Last Minute Christmas Eve Shopping
Thursday, December 24, 2015 – All Day
Secession Art & Design | 3235 Mission St. San Francisco, CA

One of our favorite art and fashion galleries, Secession Art & Design on Mission in Bernal Heights, has a tradition of staying open until 7 pm on Christmas Eve 2015 and serving up whisky and chocolate to help keep your tummy in the holiday spirit.

2015 Holiday 3D Light Show
Thursday, December 24, 2015 – 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Westfield San Francisco Centre

Westfield’s iconic dome will come to life each night with a one-of-a-kind animated 3D light spectacular showing every half hour starting at 5 pm until 30 minutes prior to the mall’s closing. Nutcracker Under the Dome is inspired by the real-life San Francisco Ballet’s production with choreography by Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson. The show integrates performance footage of SF Ballet dancers as part of the light spectacular.


Free Admission on Christmas Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden
Friday, December 25, 2015 – All Day
1199 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,000 different kinds of plants from around the world.


Winter Walk SF: Velocity Circus Variety Show
Saturday, December 26, 2015 – 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Stockton & Ellis | 120 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA

Union Square SF’s Winter Walk will once again make the holidays brighter by transforming two blocks on Stockton Street into a pedestrian-only holiday pop-up plaza. Back after its popular inaugural year, this year’s Winter Walk will be open from Nov. 27 through Jan 1., 2016 and features Off the Grid food trucks, live entertainment (including Velocity Circus and musician Cynthia Lin), Philz Coffee truck, local artists, carolers, nightly holiday light shows from Immersive SF and much more.

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