Jan 29, 2016

Krewe of Cork

3 pm. Starts on Royal Street between St. Peter St. and Toulouse St., mardigrasneworleans.com.

Nov 19, 2015

2015 Beaujolais Nouveau

Celebrate the yearly release of the Beaujolais Nouveau wine at Chez Marie Bistro in Boca Raton. Enjoy a $29.90 prix fixe menu of three-courses which will include a sample glass of the wine as well as live entertainment by vocalist musician Thierry Khalfa. Beaujolais Nouveau is a purple-pink wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais region of France, north of Lyon. Bottled only 6-8 weeks after harvest, the wine pairs well with charcuterie (cured ham, dried sausages and pate) and meat in general. 

Dec 12-13, 2015

"Story Pirates' Greatest Hits Show" at Curran Theatre

This sketch comedy musical is based entirely on stories written by elementary school students and performed by professional improvisers and musicians. Performances Dec.12-13 and 19-20. 445 Geary St., 415.358.1220, sfcurran.com

Dec 01-31, 2015

"Who Among Us...The Art of Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle" at MoAD

Hinkle is an interdisciplinary visual artist, writer and performer whose work explores themes of race and history. This is her first solo show in San Francisco, featuring works in a variety of mediums. Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission St., 415.358.7200, moadsf.org

Dec 01-31, 2015

"Chasing Justice" at Contemporary Jewish Museum

Inspired by the book of Deuteronomy, this exhibition features three artists of Jewish heritage whose work responds to controversial government practices. 736 Mission St., 415.655.7800, thecjm.org

Dec 01-31, 2015

"Prisoners of Age" exhibit at Alcatraz Island

This exhibition from photographer Ron Levine is the latest of a series on Alcatraz focusing on themes of crime and punishment, incarceration, freedom and social justice. It features 60 larger than-life photographs and narratives from inmates, guards and prison officials. 415.981.7625, alcatrazcruises.com

Dec 01-27, 2015

"A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder"

Winner of the 2014 Tony Award for best musical, this critically acclaimed comedy tells the story of Monty Navarro, who plans to inherit the family fortune by killing off the eight relatives who stand in his way. SHN Golden Gate Theatre, 1 Taylor St., 888.746.1799, shnsf.com

Dec 31, 2015

New Year's Eve Fireworks Show

Ring in 2016 at this waterfront tradition. Arrive by 11:30 pm and head south of the Ferry Building along the Embarcadero for the best view.

Dec 19-23, 2015

San Francisco Zoo Holiday Lights

The zoo celebrates the holidays this month with snow flurries, magical holiday lights, family activities and a visit from Santa and three of his reindeer. Sloat Blvd. at the Great Hwy., 415.753.7080, sfzoo. org