Happy Thanksgiving and welcome to the 2021 holiday season! We want you to get off to a great start with these fun weekend ideas, from great hikes and day trips to a new take on Christmas Carol and the talented South Bay singer homecoming show.
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1 SEE: There’s a new Scrooge in town
Fans of Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol can rejoice: The award-winning Broadway revival is arriving in San Francisco for a month. Here’s what you need to know. Or head to South Bay to see the successful adaptation of another Dickens classic.
2 GAME: Explore Carmel
Why not add a great getaway to your holiday weekend? We’re talking about a day trip to the stunning beauty of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Here is a hiking and wine tasting route.
3 FOOD: Leftover pizza
Let’s move on to one of the most important and most overlooked problems of Thanksgiving weekend. Leftovers. With the year we had it, it calls for something bold and delicious. So here we are offering you … turkey stuffed nacho.
4 VIEWS: new movies, both awesome and gaudy
From the great family drama Come On, Come On to the quirky House of Gucci, we have tons of new films to watch.
5 GAME: burning calories, with views
There are many ways to get rid of the frills on Thanksgiving – jogging, sweaty yoga, kickboxing to your favorite Devo songs. But here’s a new idea: how about something really nice? As one of these four great hikes in the Bay.
6 SEE: Banksy’s provocative art
A new exhibition on the # 1 bad guy in contemporary art has opened in San Francisco. No gimmicks, no hidden shredders, just images of Banksy – and more. The kids are here.
7 WATCH AND LISTEN: Jacqui Naylor’s Homecoming Show
The Saratoga native is an amazingly versatile singer with a cool and eclectic musical taste. Her new album includes covers of David Bowie and Kurt Weill and even Coldplay and Miles Davis. And this weekend she will have a series of concerts in San Francisco. Here’s what you need to know.