Fall Holiday Chocolate Salon
Like everything else artisanal, there’s been an explosion in the chocolate-making world of late, a win for chocolate lovers everywhere. The Fort Mason event features 30 chocolatiers, as well as other confectioners, wineries and culinary crafters. Saturday, 11/22, 10am-5pm.
Christmas Bazaar Norwegian Seaman’s Church
Looking for a jar of home-made cloudberry jam? How about an exquisite double-knit sweater with traditional patterns? Or maybe some fresh lefse with coffee? Find it all at this annual holiday fair to get you in that old-world Christmas spirit at the Seaman’s Church on Russian Hill. Saturday, 11/22, 10am-4pm, 2454 Hyde St, SF.
SF Bike Expo
Did you leave your bike in San Francisco, unlocked, and someone made off with it? You’ll find plenty of options at this event, as well as any number of parts and accessories to trick out your existing bike. Or just meet and talk shop with other riders. Saturday, 11/22, 11am-, Cow Palace.
Stanford vs Cal Football
It’s Big Game day! in the Pac 12, and this is as good as it gets for NorCal college football fans. On paper there’s not much at stake, with both teams a middling 5-5, but that gets thrown out the window for this annual showdown first played in 1892. Go to the game, or at least find a friendly sports bar. Saturday, 11/22, 1pm, Memorial Stadium, Berkeley.
3D Light Show/SF Ballet Meet n Greet
It’s Nutcracker season again for dancers all across the US. Here in the Bay Area, the SF Ballet will hold a meet and greet to kick off the holiday season under the dome at Westfield Mall. Included is the 3D light show every night until the end of the year. Saturday, 11/22, 5-6pm.