MUSIC: Rush tickets are still available for the SF Film Society's presentation of Mauritz Stiller’s 1919 silent film classic Sir Arne’s Treasure, featuring a live original musical accompaniment by John Darnielle (aka The Mountain Goats). Get there early!

8 p.m. // The Castro Theatre (429 Castro St) // $17-22.50

ART: The group exhibition Animalia celebrates the inspiration behind the book Animalia, "where we become our furry, feathered and fun filled friends, and they too, become us," featuring visual art, clothing, and music. A portion of proceeds will benefit the SF based non-profit Amazon Watch.

7 p.m. to Midnight // Amsterdam Cafe (937 Geary St) // free

FILM: Alliance Française presents a night of French comedy, featuring Le père Noël est une ordure (Santa Claus is a Bastard), in which "a comic burlesque Christmas night takes place at the duty office of a Parisian telephone station as volunteers are perturbed by the arrival of marginal characters and eccentrics who provoke a series of catastrophes." [Via FunCheapSF]

6:45 p.m. // Alliance Francaise (1345 Bush St) // $5 suggested donation