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The 12 things you absolutely have to do this November in SF

Published On 10/29/2014 Published On 10/29/2014

We already gave you a bunch of fun stuff to do (read: drinking) in our fall events calendar, but this is SF, so there's always more fun to be had (read: drinking... okay, and also some holiday stuff and even a few athletic activities -- one of which, of course, involves drinking beer).

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Nov 1 Sat

2014 San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival Get stoked to shred the gnar this winter. Get free lift tickets just for attending, plus huge discounts on ski and snowboard gear. Oh, and buy the VIP pass for unlimited wine tasting on Saturday or beer tasting on Sunday from 1-5pm.
 

Fort Mason Center

2014 San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival Fort Mason Center Get stoked to shred the gnar this winter. Get free lift tickets just for attending, plus huge discounts on ski and snowboard gear. Oh, and buy the VIP pass for unlimited wine tasting on Saturday or beer tasting on Sunday from 1-5pm.
 

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Nov 1 Sat

A Wine & Food Affair 2014 Head to Northern Sonoma County (no really, this'll be worth it) for a weekend of wine and food pairings where your ticket gets you access to ONE HUNDRED AND TEN wineries in the Alexander, Dry Creek, and Russian River Valleys from 11am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Wine Road

A Wine & Food Affair 2014 Wine Road Head to Northern Sonoma County (no really, this'll be worth it) for a weekend of wine and food pairings where your ticket gets you access to ONE HUNDRED AND TEN wineries in the Alexander, Dry Creek, and Russian River Valleys from 11am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday.

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Nov 2 Sun

Dia de los Muertos Honor those who are no longer with us during this traditional Meso-American holiday. There will be art, music, performances, and a walking procession.

Garfield Park: 25th/26th & Harrison St

Dia de los Muertos Garfield Park: 25th/26th & Harrison St Honor those who are no longer with us during this traditional Meso-American holiday. There will be art, music, performances, and a walking procession.

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Nov 3 Mon

Christmas Ale Release Dinner Celebrate the annual release of Anchor Brewing Company's Christmas Ale at a four-course dinner (with Anchor beer pairings, of course).

Big 4 Restaurant

Christmas Ale Release Dinner Big 4 Restaurant Celebrate the annual release of Anchor Brewing Company's Christmas Ale at a four-course dinner (with Anchor beer pairings, of course).

Bevmo! Holiday Beer Festival San Francisco

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Event

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Nov 8 Sat

BevMo! Holiday Beer Festival 'Tis the season for more than 200 seasonal & specialty beers and ciders -- and live bands, DJs, and food (for purchase). 

Fort Mason Center

BevMo! Holiday Beer Festival Fort Mason Center 'Tis the season for more than 200 seasonal & specialty beers and ciders -- and live bands, DJs, and food (for purchase). 

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Event

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Nov 8 Sat

3rd Annual Chicken Wing Eating Contest There are two events you can (really absolutely must) enter: 1) a timed event to see who can eat the most Angry Korean Wings in 10 minutes, and 2) the Hella Hella Hot Competition to see who can eat 10 hella hella hot wings the fastest.

SoMa StrEat Food Park

3rd Annual Chicken Wing Eating Contest SoMa StrEat Food Park There are two events you can (really absolutely must) enter: 1) a timed event to see who can eat the most Angry Korean Wings in 10 minutes, and 2) the Hella Hella Hot Competition to see who can eat 10 hella hella hot wings the fastest.

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Nov 8 Sat

City Beer Runs It's running, but with beer. Which is how all running really should be. There's a 10K or a 5K and a post-run party.

Magnolia Brewery and Smokestack

City Beer Runs Magnolia Brewery and Smokestack It's running, but with beer. Which is how all running really should be. There's a 10K or a 5K and a post-run party.

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Nov 12 Wed

Taste of the Bay A ticket gets you unlimited tastings of SF's best food and wine. And the proceeds go to raise funds for student scholarships, program needs, and professional development opportunities. Eating and drinking for a good cause? Yes, please.

City View at Metreon

Taste of the Bay City View at Metreon A ticket gets you unlimited tastings of SF's best food and wine. And the proceeds go to raise funds for student scholarships, program needs, and professional development opportunities. Eating and drinking for a good cause? Yes, please.

Embarcadero Center

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Nov 21 Fri

Embarcadero Center winter carnival and building lighting  What're the holidays without some good old-fashioned family fun (that you can bring a flask to)? Live ice skating and musical performances, fireworks, and the lighting of Embarcadero Center’s office towers Plus: a visit from Santa!!!!!!!!!

Embarcadero Center

Embarcadero Center winter carnival and building lighting  Embarcadero Center What're the holidays without some good old-fashioned family fun (that you can bring a flask to)? Live ice skating and musical performances, fireworks, and the lighting of Embarcadero Center’s office towers Plus: a visit from Santa!!!!!!!!!

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Nov 22 Sat

1st Annual SF Sno Ball Put on your winter white and hit this event that raises awareness about global climate change and its impacts on your ski season. There will be dancing, a hosted bar, and a silent auction/raffle benefiting Protect Our Winters.

The Box SF

1st Annual SF Sno Ball The Box SF Put on your winter white and hit this event that raises awareness about global climate change and its impacts on your ski season. There will be dancing, a hosted bar, and a silent auction/raffle benefiting Protect Our Winters.

Daisy Barringer

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Nov 27 Thu

San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks Turkey can wait. Head to Santa Clara and watch the 49ers face off against their nemeses, the Seattle Seahawks.

Levi's Stadium

San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks Levi's Stadium Turkey can wait. Head to Santa Clara and watch the 49ers face off against their nemeses, the Seattle Seahawks.

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Nov 27 Thu

Turkey Trail Trot Before you gobble gobble, run or walk this mostly flat (meaning even you can handle it) course. Costumes not required, but you know what to do.

Golden Gate Park, Polo Fields

Turkey Trail Trot Golden Gate Park, Polo Fields Before you gobble gobble, run or walk this mostly flat (meaning even you can handle it) course. Costumes not required, but you know what to do.

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