Things To Do In The Bay Area Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Melissa Culross
November 27, 2019 - 12:16 pm
A scene from the Berkeley Repertory Theatre's production of "The Tale of Despereaux."

Berkeley Repertory Theatre

1. The Velveteen Rabbit

The KCBS To Do List begins in San Francisco with the classic children's tale The Velveteen Rabbit told through music and dance at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Saturday and Sunday.

November 29 through December 8

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF

Performance times vary

2. The Tale of Despereaux

The Tale of Despereaux is running this weekend at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

November 21 through January 5

Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Performance times vary

3. San Francisco International Auto Show

The San Francisco International Auto Show is this weekend at Moscone Center.

"This is something of a San Francisco tradition over the Thanksgiving Weekend," Auto Show Director Kevin Diamond said. "In addition to the new model vehicles, we have the exotic sports cars, we have classic cars, we have hot rods."

November 28 through December 2

Show opens at 10 a.m. each day

Moscone Center, San Francisco

4. Ghostbusters with the SF Symphony 

See the film Ghostbusters with live accompaniment from the San Francisco Symphony this weekend.

November 29 and November 30, 7:30 p.m.

Davies Symphony Hall

201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco

5. St. Francis Holiday Tea

Sip holiday tea at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco's Union Square Saturday and Sunday afternoon.

Saturdays and Sundays, November 30 through December 22

Noon to 4 p.m.

335 Powell Street, San Francisco

6. Run Wild 5K

The Run Wild 5K will take you through San Francisco's Crissy Field Sunday morning.

"Anyone who has not been to Crissy Field for a 5K in the past can expect beautiful views," said Nick Kovaleski, Sustainability Director for A Runner's Mind. "Views of the Golden Gate Bridge and across to Alcatraz."

December 1. 9 a.m.

Crissy Field, San Francisco

7. Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade

The Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade happens Sunday evening.​

December 1, 6 p.m.

Parade begins at First and State Streets, Los Altos