DANCE: Tickets are still available to tonight's Dance-Along Nutcracker adult gala, featuring Clara's psychedelic '60s-esque journey through the dawning of the Age of Aquarius. The San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band will perform music from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite as the audience "leaps and pirouettes across the dance floor." (7 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission Street)

ART: Root Division presents The Misfit Toy Factory, a live artmaking event featuring over 35 artists making sculptures, toys, and giftables, all for $40 each. Featuring tunes by DJ Yukon Cornelius & fun in the Creative Station Photo Booth. (6:30 p.m., Root Division Gallery, 3175 17th Street)

MUSIC: Local faves Trainwreck Riders (rock 'n' roll country), Slow Trucks (2/3 time-signatures, French horns and yelpy vocals), and evacuee take the stage at the Hemlock. (9:30 p.m., Hemlock Tavern, 1131 Polk Street)