SF soul promoter Dusty Stax is bringing his famous Winter Formal back to the Verdi Club for all who love a good, swanky dance party.(Sama Ahmed)

A Winter Formal, Winter Walk, Winter Wine + More Fun Events

Finally, December is here! Here's what's kicking off the month this week:

Off The Grid's Winter Walk

WHAT: Off The Grid is setting up camp in Union Square this holiday season, bringing its fun spirits and delicious food trucks to the heart of San Francisco. Starting December 1st, the pop-up plaza will feature vendors such as Senor Sisig, Johnny Doughnuts, Hula Truck, Lobsta Truck, 808 Poke and more—making it one tasty lunch-time destination.

WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 11am-2pm and 5-8pm.

WHERE: Stockton St. between Ellis and Geary (Financial District), offthegrid.com

Live music is always featured at Dusty Stax's one-of-a-kind retro Winter Formal. (Sama Ahmed)

Winter Formal at the Verdi Club

WHAT: SF soul promoter Dusty Stax's popular formal dance party is finally back at the Verdi Club after two years. Dress up in your vintage best and waltz over to this magical live music dance party that will, at the very least, teleport you back to prom in the '60s.

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 3, 8pm.

WHERE: 2424 Mariposa St. (Mission), eventbrite.com

Noe Valley Holiday Wine Walk

WHAT: Head over to Noe Valley for its sixth annual Holiday Wine Walk! Merchants will be ready with wine samples and special treats for this festive event, so you can say cheers to holiday cheer—one glass at a time.

WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 1, 4-8pm.

WHERE: 24th Street, between Church and Diamond (Noe Valley), sresproductions.com

The Golden Girls Christmas Show stars four Bay Area drag legends each year, and is quickly becoming an SF tradition. (Courtesy of Golden Girls Christmas Show via Eventbrite)

Golden Girls Christmas Show at Victoria Theatre

WHAT: Starring drag stars Heklina, D'Arcy Drollinger, Holotta Tymes, and Matthew Martin, this spectacular Christmas show, 11 years in the running, is quickly becoming an SF tradition. Performed in the grand Victoria Theatre, this reenactment of the popular sitcom's holiday episodes is sure to send you into peels of laughter with a golden performance.
WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 1 through Friday, Dec. 23, 8-10pm.


WHERE: 296116th St. (Mission), eventbrite.com

Holiday Book Arts and Crafts Fair

WHAT: Looking for the perfect handcrafted gift? The San Francisco Center of the Book's holiday fair may be the perfect fit, with more than 40 local book artists and crafters setting up shop at this one-of-a-kind event. Look forward to letterpress books, handbound journals, holiday cards, ornaments, wine glasses, and more!

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 3, 10am—5pm.

WHERE: 375 Rhode Island St. (Potrero Hill), sfcb.org