This one's for everybody staying put in San Francisco this Thanksgiving. You won't lack for things to do, including celebrate the holiday itself.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24
YOGA ON THE LABYRINTH: If you, like me, don't usually find yourself at Grace Cathedral, well, we're missing out. One lovely excuse to get there comes courtesy of yoga teacher and author Darren Main, who on Tuesday evenings at 6:15 p.m. provides a non-denominational "gentle and nurturing" yoga practice. Bring a mat and an open mind. Grace Cathedral, 1100 California Street, 6:15 p.m. but arrive early for a spot, $10-20 donation
AMERICAN SONGBOOK CLASSICS: Chanteuse Shannon Wolfe and jazz pianist Lee Bloom have prepared selections from the Great American Songbook, and Rite Spot encourages you to hunker down on this winter night with a hot toddy to give them a listen. Rite Spot, 2099 Folsom Street, 8 to 11 p.m., Free
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25
THXGIVING FARMER'S MARKET: For all your last minute decorative and non-decorative gourd needs, head to the Ferry Building Plaza where the usual weekend Farmer's Market gets a mid-week reprise. Thanks, CUESA! Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building on the Embarcadero, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., no entry fee
SOUND INSTALLATION PERFORMANCE: Gallery 308 is the newly renovated historic space from which views of the Bay abound. Complementing those will be voices raised as part of Janet Cardiff’s The Forty Part Motet, a Thomas Tallis plain chant reimagined for today. Also, it's SFMOMA’s final On the Go program — their travels are over this spring with the reopening of their building this spring! Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Boulevard, noon to 8 p.m, admission is free but advance tickets are strongly recommended due to limited capacity
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE'S SUNRISE GATHERING: An annual commemoration of the 1969-71 occupation of Alcatraz by the “Indians of All Tribes,” this is not your standard trip to Alcatraz Island tour. The ticket booth opens at 3:30am on Thursday, November 26, 2015, and boats depart Pier 33 approximately every 15 minutes from 4:15 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. Pier 33, 4:15 a.m., $14, note that "tickets are extremely limited" and will likely sell out
TURKEY STROLL: If you didn't sign up for the Turkey Trot in Golden Gate Park already, your goose is cooked, because registration has closed. But go for a stroll instead at the San Francisco Botanical Garden, a 55-acre oasis where they're letting patrons in free to celebrate Thanksgiving. San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Avenue, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Free
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27
SHOW: Composer Daniel Lopatin’s project Oneohtrix Point Never is very difficult to describe, but the show will be trippy and fun. He's the kind of artist who is "inspired by avant garde novelist Georges Perec’s La Vie mode d’emploi," so yeah, high-concept is one way to put it.The Independent, 628 Divisadero, 8:30 p.m. doors 9:00 p.m. show, $22 advance tickets, $25 door
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28
ETSY IRL: It's like Etsy's website come to life in San Francisco! Music, snacks, and no entry fee to shop and support over 180 local "artisans and small batch food vendors." Can't make in Saturday? Come on Sunday, then. Pier 35, The Embarcadero, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., free entry
DRAKE VS KANYE TRIBUTE: You had me at Drake, and then you lost me with the VS because these guys are both on the same team at the end of the day, and then you had me again with Kanye but even more so. No remixes or covers, just their magical music as it was intended to be heard. Bring your worst Drake dance moves and your best Kanye rants! Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell Street, 9:30 p.m.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29
DANCE PARTYING: Dub Mission will trudge on without the Elbo Room, but it's getting time to say farewell to the beloved Valencia Street Bar. Start to do so with a trip there this Sunday. Dub Mission just celerbated their 100th night on the scene: These folks are pros.
Elbo Room, 647 Valencia St, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., free for all born in November and free before 9:30 p.m., probably $10 or so thereafter
FLEA MARKET: Holiday shopping begins in earnest this weekend, but skip Black Friday and head to Treasure Island for bargains instead. The best-loved flea in the Bay Area is also a nice reason to check out the views of SF, which are, as you know, awesome. Avenue of the Palms, Treasure Island, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., $3 entry, kids free, free parking