Weekend Planner: December 18


Every Friday we put together a list of the weekend events we think look most interesting and provide them here. Keep in mind there is always a lot more going on, and all it takes is a little digging to find something that will be the perfect activity for you.

Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event.

Friday, December 18


Touch of The Force

AMC Cupertino Square 16, Cupertino

12:30 PM, All Ages


Join Us for a charity screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in IMAX 3D.

All proceeds will go to Save the Children, with 2-for-1 matching for Syrian refugee crisis relief.

Suggested donation price is $25, but you can give more. Everyone will get a print of the poster created for the event. You can buy multiple tickets, you just have to donate sperately for each one.

Friends and family are welcome. Feel free to dress up in costume!


Are people really dressing up in costume?

Oh yes.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Star Wars: Force Awakens is PG-13 and so you should follow the age restirctions set by the theater.

How do I pick up my tickets and poster?

At theater before screening, bring an ID.

So where’s Luke?

No idea, let’s go see the movie together and find out!


Bucks vs. Warriors Basketball

Bruno’s Nightclub, San Francisco

7:30 PM, Ages: 21+


Bruno’s Presents

Milwaulkee Bucks vs Golden State Warriors Basketball

Friday 12/18 at 7:30pm

$5 Drafts

$6 Jameson shots

Food specials

Food by Off The Beaten Path

No RSVP required

For questions email info@brunossf.com 2389 Mission Street San Francisco www.brunossf.com

Saturday, December 19


3rd Annual SO FRESH Christmas Bash

Slate, San Francisco

9:30 PM, Ages: 21+

Free before 10:30, $5 after

It’s that time of year again!  Time for some holiday cheer…in an Old School fashion!  Socialite Promotions and Slate is proud to bring you:  The 3rd Annual SO FRESH Christmas Bash at Slate Bar in San Francisco!  SO FRESH Christmas Bash will be the only party in the entire Bay Area devoted to nothing but the best 80’s and 90’s era Old School Hip Hop and R&B Throwbacks all night long!

We’re going to be taking it back to the days when Hip Hop was “Fresh and Def” and celebrate the holiday season, playing all your favorite hits from artists such as:

Naughty By Nature, Tribe Called Quest, Run DMC, AMG, Digital Underground, Beastie Boys, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Whodini, Kid N Play, 3rd Bass, Pharcyde, Del Tha Funkyhomosapien, Whodini, Grandmaster Flash, Boogie Down Productions, KRS-1, Kid N Play, Soul 4 Real, Boys II Men, Audio 2, The Fat Boys, Biz Markie, Slick Rick, LL Cool J, Sugarhill Gang, TLC, SWV, 2Pac, Rodeny O & Joe Cooley, Cypress Hill, Ice Cube, D Nice, Das EFX, Heavy D, Digable Planets, De La Soul, Too Short, EPMD, Eric B & Rakim, Zhane, Notorious B.I.G., Mac Dre, Salt N Pepa, Total, En Vogue, JJ Fad, Easy E, NWA, The Fugees, DJ Quik, Bel Biv Devoe, New Edition, Brand Nubian, Chubb Rock,  Kool Moe Dee, and the list goes on and on!

Featuring TWO of the Bay Area’s funky fresh Old School Hip Hop DJs DJ Twin Spin DJ Dave Tactics

Also featuring: Old School Hip Hop Movies and Videos on a Giant 15 foot Screen, Holiday Christmas Drink Specials Free Candy Canes, Mistletoe, Holiday decor and More!

FREE COVER BEFORE 10:30 PM and $5 cover unitl 11PM but only if you’re on our Eventbrite guest list, so be sure to sign up before you arrive!  Doors open at 9:30 PM  This event will sell out!  It always does every year so early arrival is strongly suggested! 

This is our 3rd year hosting SO FRESH Christmas Bash and every year this party sells out! You simply can’t find this era and style of music anywhere in the entire Bay Area! Grab your Santa Hat and come take it back with us on Saturday, December 19th at the SO FRESH CHRISTMAS BASH at Slate Bar! If you grew up during this era of music then you need to be here with us!

If you grew up during this era of music then you need to be here with us!  This is a 21 and over event!  CASUAL DRESS ATTIRE!  SANTA HATS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED!

Slate Bar is located at 2925 16th Street (at South Van Ness) in San Francisco.  See ya there!


Star Wars Ep. 7 Opening Weekend Viewing & Jedi Party Extravaganza

Jillians, San Francisco

9 AM, All Ages


Watch the movie opening weekend and then get your nerd on for The Most Epic Jedi Day Party Ever at Jillian’s right next to the theatre! Party will be spun by DJ Brycie Bones in full Boba Fett costume. Movie starts at 10am, party starts 12:30pm.

Everything will be provided: movie tickets, appetizers, Star Wars raffle, Star Wars themed party favors, go go dancers, and so much more!

Contact jediopeningweekend@gmail.com for any and all questions. This is an open event… all are welcome, regardless of midi-chlorian level.

Costumes and lightsabers are strongly enocuraged!WhenSaturday, December 19, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM (PST) – Add to Calendar WhereMetreon – 135 4th Street AMC Theatres. Private brunch at Jillian’s next door. San Francisco, CA 94103 – View Map


Presidio Stargazing Party

Main Post Lawn, San Francisco

5:30 PM, All Ages


Presidio Stargazing Parties are perfect for families and people of all ages interested in seeing the universe through a telescope. The SFAA brings telescopes and amateur astronomers to guide you, unveiling some of the night sky’s most interesting astronomical beauties. See the moon, planets, nebulae and galaxies up close and learn some of the constellations at a star tour. Bad weather cancels. Check www.sfaa-astronomy.org for updates.

Sponsored by the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers and the Presidio Trust.

Reservations are appreciated, but not required.