Soak it in: Almanac Beer Holiday Winter Beer Tasting
Almanac Brewery owner Jesse Friedman gives you a behind-the-scenes taste of his favorite holiday beers.
Bonus bites: Pair your pints with salumi and cheese platters curated by Central Kitchen's chef.
Fri 6:30p. Salumeria, 3000 20th St., The Mission (4150471-2998). $65 here.
Nearby: Southern Pacific Brewing; Homestead; Shotwell's
Culture Crawl: Lower Haight Art Walk
An evening art jaunt filled with live music, Get What You Get tattoos, gallery openings, and shopping discounts.
Booze cruisin': There's $5 champagne at Nickies, $2.50 wine at The Grind, and free drinks at D-Structure and Edo.
Fri 6-10p. Haight and Fillmore St, Lower Haight. Free.
Nearby: Toronado; Maven; Vinyl Wine Bar
Hoppy Holidays: Speakeasy Brewery's Indie Mart
Finish your shopping early with craft beers, food trucks, the return of the Dirty Santa booth, and 45 vendors.
Need a ride? Take advantage of the event's $3 shuttle bus for an easy commute/designated driver.
Sat Noon-6p. Speakeasy Ales & Lagers, 1195 Evans Ave., Bayview. Free.
Nearby: Auntie April's Chicken, Waffles & Soul Food; Radio Africa & Kitchen; Serpentine
Claws for a Cause: Fisherman's Wharf Crab Fest
Dine on your first dungeness crab of the season as chefs pair plates with local and sustainable wines.
Do Your Part: All proceeds go to the SFFD Toy program in the spirit of the holiday season.
Sun Noon-3p. The Waterfront Terraces, 145 Jefferson St., Fisherman's Wharf. $25 pre-sale. $30 at the door.
Nearby: Fiddler's Green; Kennedy's Irish Pub & Curry House; The Parlor Bar & Club