Mandatory Weekend (exist) - 17

Stevanie Wazna-Blank | December 5, 2013 | Lifestyle Story City Life

Where: SOMArts Cultural Center
When: 5:30pm to 10:30pm, Friday Dec. 6th
Cost: FREE
Why: Because you're a bike enthusiast and there will be hand-made, bike-inspired posters created by Bay Area artists

What: Valencia Corridor Holiday Block Party
Where: uh...Valencia Street
When: 6pm to 10pm, Friday Dec. 6th
Cost: FREE (until you inevitbaly buy something)
Why: Because you need to do some Christmas shopping

What: Oakland Art Murmur
Where: Oakland
When: (Some events) All Day Fri. Dec 6th
Cost: FREE
Why: Because of art

What: Oakland Massive
Where: The New Parish
When: 9pm, Fri. Dec 6th
Cost: FREE before 10:30pm
Why: Because you want to do something after Art Murmur, like see J Boogie

What: Charles Dickens Christmas Fair
Where: Cow Palace
When: Fri. Dec. 6th & Sat. Dec. 7th
Cost: $25
Why: Because you're getting in the Christmas mood

What: Lower Haight Art Walk
Where: you guessed it!
When: 5pm to 9pm, Sat. Dec. 7th
Cost: FREE
Why: Because there's also a toy drive benefiting Toys for Tots

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