The Free List

Free Events for Saturday, December 11, 1999


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This page lists free events taking place in San Francisco. It is broken down into several categories. You can receive a weekly e-mail listing of free events as well. You can also have your event listed for free.


Concerts, Plays and Films

Senior Guitar Recital
SF Conservatory of Music, 19th Ave. and Ortega
Jason Branyan performs works for guitar.
08:00pm [Web Page] (415) 759-3477


Readings and Lectures

Open Mic with host Leroy Moore
Modern Times Bookstore, 888 Valencia St.
This series is held the 2nd Saturday of every month. It is your chance to share your poems, short stories, or whatever in a supportive and friendly environment. Readings will be followed by an open discussion.
07:00pm [Web Page] (415) 282-9246

April Sinclair: I Left My Back Door Open
A Different Light Bookstore, 489 Castro Street
April Sinclair reads from I Left My Back Door Open, the story of Daphne "Dee Dee" Dupree, a black radio DJ who helps her friend's daughter cope with the friend's lesbianism.
03:30pm [Web Page] (415) 431-0891

Wine tasting with James Laube
Clean Well-Lighted, 601 Van Ness Avenue
Join us as we celebrate the wines of California with Wine Spectator Senior Editor James Laube. Wine Spectator's California Wine is the most comprehensive guide to California's wineries, wines, vintages, and vineyards and includes history, maps, ratings, and tasting notes for over 5000 wines. Beringer Winery will be here with a selection of their finest wines for an informal tasting.
04:00pm [Web Page] (415) 441-6670

Emily Dickinson Among Friends: A Birthday Celebration
Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St.
Aficionados and researchers Ellen Louise Hart and Afe Murray present the intimate personal life of Emily Dickinson through readings, slides and performance. Hart examines the critical editorial and collaborative role played by Susan Huntington Dickinson, Emily's friend, sister-in- law, beloved, and neighbor of over thirty-six years. Afe Murray introduces the audience to the formidable character of Margaret Maher and describes how the servants were instrumental in Dickinson's vocation and her working strategies as a writer.
02:00pm - 04:00pm [Web Page] (415) 557-4515

What Paris Inspires!
Western Addition Branch Library, 1550 Scott St.
Paris in the Twenties - A lecture presented by the French Consulate of San Francisco.
02:30pm [Web Page] (415) 292-2160


Clubs and Hobbies

Golden Gate Model Railroad Club
Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way
Come see over 600 feet of HO scale model railroads in operation, representing various engineering and geographical features of California, past and present.
12:30pm - 05:00pm [Web Page] (415) 861-7675


Festivals/Social Events

3rd Annual San Francisco Artisans Holiday Show/Sale
Golden Gate Room, Fort Mason Bldg A, Marina/Buchannan
This 3rd annual holiday sale features jewelry, ceramics, home & fashion accessories, prints & photography, fine art and more. 14 talented local artists gather for this one day holiday art and fine craft event to show and sell their hand-made jewelry, fine craft and art work. An excellent opportunity to meet the artists and do your holiday shopping.
10:00am - 04:00pm [Web Page] (415) 920-9439


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