By Caitlin Donohue


Vintage Paper Fair Replenish your supply of printed beauty. This traveling expo of antique ads, postcards, pin-ups, publications, and more hits Golden Gate Park’s lovely community center with a vengeance this weekend. 10am-6pm (also Jan. 5, 11am-5pm), free. Hall of Flowers, Ninth Ave. and Lincoln, SF.

100 Performances for the Hole 100 two-minute performance art pieces will be performed in and around a yes, hole at SomArts Cultural Center. What will transpire in these six hours? Probably a lot. 5:58pm-midnight, $12-25. SomArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan, SF.

Brenmar Sexy glam club music from this New York-based DJ on a Saturday? Thank you Lights Down Low party crew <3 10pm-3am, $10-15. Monarch, 101 Sixth St., SF. Facebook: Lights Down Low Presents a Night With Brenmar

Peaches Christ 40th Birthday There are few drag queens in this drag queen metropolis more universally respected by film buff and costume queen Peaches Christ. She’ll prove it tonight with the star-studded tribute lineup of performers, hosted by Heklina. Hey, when you don’t charge a cover everyone’s a lover! 9pm, free. Rebel 1760 Market, SF. Facebook: Peaches Christ’s 40th

Rap Hands “A night of weirdo hip-hop and syrupy bass” – okay? Thriving and surviving in solo artist life post-Das Racist, emcee Kool AD headlines. Supporting staff: Issue and Amaze 88. 9pm-2am, $5-10. 1192 Folsom, SF. Facebook: Rap Hands


Birding at the Botanical Gardens Beginning birders flock to this monthly amble through the Gardens with docents, who will point out the intricate interactions between our feathered friends (both resident and migratory) and the native plants that fill the space. 8am, free. SF Botancial Gardens, Ninth Ave. and Lincoln, Golden Gate Park, SF.

Full of Grace This bearded lady moved to SF from San Diego only to take over our hearts with her luxuriously furry chest and stunning calf muscles. Tonight at her weekly party at the Castro’s newest bar Beaux she invites everyone to work their own lower legs – it’s her birthday and she wants everyone in heels, for real. 8pm-2am, free. Beaux, 2344 Market, SF.

Free admission at the Oakland Museum The perfect monthly opportunity to check out this highly site-specific museum. Current exhibits include a cinematic survey of SF fog, a look at the history of Dia de los Muertos, and an immersive presentation on the ecosystem of our beloved Bay. Today you can afford to snack at the tasty Blue Oak Café because your admission, friend, has been comped. 11am-5pm, free. Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak, Oakl.

School of Shimmy The sex-positive community is hosting a couple of burlesque-
themed performance workshops this week. This afternoon Anita Cookie teaches you

tidbits about the wit her very performance name embodies. Working humor into

your burlesque act is the go, Cookie says – after all, there’s more than one way to get

a rise from your audience.

2-4pm, $30. Center for Sex and Culture, 1349 Mission, SF.

“Intro To Bouldering” Seize the day (and the plastic, rock-ish handhold) with

this intro to the climbing of rocks. If you do deserve to join Mission Cliffs after

this primer, consider your holiday self-present quota fulfilled – the athletic club is

rumored to have one of the hottest clienteles in the city.

7-8:30pm, $45. Mission Cliffs, 2295 Harrison, SF.