Tidy Shoppe holiday party Richmond aestheticians wanna host you this holiday season – and help out with your holiday gift list. Today the waxing studio is showing wares by Kat Marie Yoas, maker of witchy, leather-scented candles and handmade terrariums by Captivity – in addition to an Xmas tree littered with gift certificates and other baubles. 6-9pm, free. The Tidy Shoppe, 4050 Geary, SF. www.tidyshoppe.com

YBCA Converge: Word/Play Once a month, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts holds a free public gathering based around exploring the practice of art. Today its lobbies and galleries are dedicated to a “word play” theme. Catch a performance by the Hope Mohr dance, a conversation with Megan Brien, and free sips and snacks from Bi-Rite Grocery. 4-8pm, free. YBCA, 701 Mission, SF. www.ybca.org

Bayonics Dinner and a show? You’ll work off whatever calories you packed on during the meal portion of this supper-concert ticket with the Bayonics, a 10-member, Bay native squad that mixes hip-hop, funk, R&B, and reggae to create a distinctly SF sound. DJ Mr. Lucky opens, along with Da Mainland and Native Elements. 8pm, $14 concert only, $39 dinner and concert. Slim’s, 333 11th St., SF. www.slimspresents.com

Fist City shopping pop-up Should you be in need of a fly beanie for a babe on your holiday list head to your friendly neighborhood lesbian bar, where Mission label Fist City will be selling its butchified hats. A drag act from the UK and DJ Cameltoe will add ambiance to your consumer cruise. 9-11pm, free. Lexington Club, 3464 18th St., SF. www.lexingtonclub.com