7 Fun Things: Make Flowers From Smitten Ice Cream + More Can't-Miss Events

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Here are seven eventful suggestions to help get into the holiday spirit.

420-friendly Puff, Pass & Paint class


Monday, November 13th: See This Year's Urban Filmfest Lineup (For Free) @ Google Community Space

When: 12:30pm to TBD or 6:00pm to TBD

Where: 188 Embarcadero (Embarcadero), sfurbanfilmfest.com

Why: Kick off your workweek with a cinematic deep-dive into complex, cultural conundrums. For opening-day, Urban Film Festival will hold two free screenings. See "Urban Mobility and Empowerment" at 12:30pm or "No Man's Land: Where Nature and Community Thrive" at 6:00pm. Admission is free, but be sure to get there early as seats are on a first-come, first-served basis.


Tuesday: Spin and Sweat for Fire Relief @ Flywheel Sports

When: 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Where: 71 Spear St. (Financial District), flywheelsports.com

Why: Sweat out any pent-up frustrations or office-born quarrels this Tuesday night. Endure an hour of cardio at Flywheel Sports to benefit on-going efforts to rebuild wine country. Tickets ($30) are available on Eventbrite, with the option of donating more. All proceeds from the class will go to Redwood Credit Union.


Wednesday, November 15th: Sip Wine With Chef Chris Consentino @ Green Apple Bookstore

When: 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: 1231 9th Ave. (Inner Sunset), greenapplebooks.com

Why: As part of their Happy Hour at the Bookstore series, join Chris Cosentino, chef-extraordinaire and co-owner of San Francisco's much-celebrated Cockscomb, as he and his culinary crew celebrate the release of his new cookbook, Offal Good: Cooking from the Heart with Guts—wine, snacks, and book signing in tow. Admission free, but be sure to grab a copy of Cosentino's cookbook or, perhaps, a fall novel from Green Apple's well-stocked shelves.


Thursday, November 16th: See Robotic Sculptures @ Exploratorium

When: 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Where: Green St. and The Embarcadero (Embarcadero), exploratorium.edu

Why: Explore the small, surreal worlds at Curious Contraptions' opening night and drift in and out of the gaze of charming mechanical sculptures. Tickets ($30) can be bought on transact.exploratorium.edu.


Friday, November 17th: Puff and Pass the Paintbrush @ Big Pagoda Warehouse

When: 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Where: 2607 Mandela Parkway (Oakland), eventbrite.com

Why: Paint with all the colors of the wind for what will surely to be a bright, cannabis filled Friday evening. Tickets ($39) can be bought on Eventbrite, and include all needed painting supplies. However, the event is is BYOC (bring your own cannabis).


Saturday, November 18th: Churn Your Own Edible Bouquet @ Smitten Ice Cream

When: 10:00am to 11:30am

Where: 2268 Chestnut St. (Cow Hollow), smittenicecream.com

Why: Come this Saturday morning, you can—with the help of Smitten's well-seasoned "brr" masters—morph your favorite flora notes into creamy concoctions for your own enjoyment. Yes, you can have ice cream for brunch. Tickets ($65) can be bought on Eventbrite.


Sunday, November 19th: Get into the Holiday Spirit @ Pier 39

When: Noon to 7:00pm (Come and go, as you please.)

Where: Beach St. and The Embarcadero (Embarcadero), pier39.com

Why: Usher in a bit of premature Christmas Cheer this Sunday at Pier 39, courtesy of a day chock-bloc full of live-musical choruses, holiday eats, and the lighting of Pier 39's famous 60-foot Christmas tree toward the latter stretch of the evening. Admission is free, but be sure to bring some cash to enjoy some seasonal morsels.

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