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Mandatory Weekend

Lots of arts and a fair slash block party. 

Charles Dickens Christmas Fair

Charles Dickens Christmas Fair

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: SenSpa's Happy Christmahanakwanzika Event
Where: SenSpa
When:  9am to 8pm Sat. Dec 7th & Sun. Dec 8th
Cost: FREE and 15% off retail
Why: Because you're a health nut and into yoga and treating yourself to a massage. 

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

What: Farm to Table Yoga Lunch
Where: Urban Adamah
When: 10:30am, Sun. Dec. 8th
Cost: $95
Why: Because you're that green. 


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