Arts and Crafts Annual Student Art Holiday Garage Sale: Sale of student artwork just in time for the holidays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, free, 749-4542 (information). SF Art Institute (Graduate), 701 Chestnut (at Columbus), 771-7020.
"Art From the Heart": Annual holiday exhibit and art sale, special reception 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, through Jan. 31, free. The NIAD Art Center, 551 23rd St. (at Barrett), Richmond, 510-620-0290.
ArtFusion Holiday Show: 30 Bay Area jewelers, fashion designers, and photographers sell works of art for body and home, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, free. Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez (at 23rd St.), 282-2317.
Associated Students Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair: Over 30 vendors of handcrafted goods, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., through Thursday, Dec. 5, free, 338-2444 (information). SFSU Campus/Cesar Chavez Student Center, 1600 Holloway (at 19th Ave.), 338-2580.
Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios: Self-guided tour of over 100 artists' and craftspeople's open studios, Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 22, free, 510-845-2612 (information), a map of locations can be downloaded from www.berkeleyartisans.com. Multiple Locations.
Berkeley Farmers' Market Holiday Crafts Fair: Local craftspeople sell handmade gifts, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 21, free, 510-548-3333 (information). Martin Luther King Jr. Park, Martin Luther King Jr. Way (at Center), Berkeley.
"Craft Showcase 3": Third annual craft exhibition and sale of one-of-a-kind artwork, Thursday, Dec. 5, through Sunday, Dec. 29, free; Reception, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6. Museum of Craft & Folk Art, Fort Mason, Bldg. A, Marina & Buchanan, 775-0990.
Creativity Explored Annual Holiday Art Sale: One-of-a-kind artwork by over 100 artists with disabilities for sale, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and Sunday, Dec. 8, free. Creativity Explored, 3245 16th St. (at Dolores), 863-2108.
Deco the Halls: Art deco/'60s sale featuring over 200 dealers and a vintage fashion show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, $6-$8, 650-599-3326 (information), www.artdecosale.com. Concourse Exhibition Center, 635 Eighth St. (at Brannan), 896-1393.
"Freeze": The Art Explosion and Project Artaud present an art show and winter art walk between the two adjacent artists spaces, 5:30-11 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, free, 877-278-3975 (information), Art Explosion is located at 2425 17th St. (at Potrero); Project Artaud is located at 2800 Mariposa (at Florida).
"Gifts of Glass": Exhibit of hand-blown glass for sale, through Wednesday, Dec. 25. Rogue Art Space, 4360 19th St. (at Eureka), 863-4940.
Gingerbread Architecture Extravaganza: Learn to make and decorate gingerbread houses using various treats, 11 a.m., noon., 1 p.m., & 2 p.m. except for Tuesday, Dec. 24 (11 a.m. & noon only), Fridays and Saturdays, Monday, Dec. 23, Tuesday, Dec. 24, $12 per gingerbread house, not including museum admission which is free-$7, advance registration required. Bay Area Discovery Museum, 557 McReynolds (at Murray), Sausalito, 487-4398.
"Gingerbread Contest and Exhibit": 22nd annual exhibit of edible gingerbread creations, Saturday, Dec. 7, through Saturday, Jan. 4, participants interested in making their own creations must sign up by Tuesday, Dec. 8. Coyote Point Museum, 1651 Coyote Point, San Mateo, 650-342-7755.
Greens & Gifts: Stock up on seasonal decorations and gifts for garden lovers at this holiday marketplace, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, free. Strybing Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, Ninth Ave. & Lincoln Way, Golden Gate Park, 661-1316.
Hi-Glam Pachanga & Art Sale: Holiday party with live auction and silent auction, open bar, music, and food, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, $15-$35. Galería de la Raza, 2857 24th St. (at Bryant), 826-8009.
"Holiday": Exhibition of fine arts and crafts by studio artists with disabilities, Friday, Dec. 6, through Friday, Jan. 10, free; Reception & Sale, 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6. Creative Growth Art Center Gallery, 355 24th St. (at Broadway), Oakland, 510-836-2340, ext. 15.
Holiday Art Fair: Original, handmade artwork created by students for sale , 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, free, 510-594-3666 (information). California College of Arts and Crafts/Oakland, 5212 Broadway (at College), Oliver Art Center, Oakland, 510-594-3650.
Holiday Gift-Making Classes: Kids and adults learn how to make their own holiday gifts, 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays and Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 20, $6-$10 for weekday classes; $3 for Saturday drop-in workshops, 554-9600 (registration). Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way (at Roosevelt), 554-9600.
Holiday Gifts From the Garden: Make wreaths, works on paper, and herbal body care products from natural, sustainable materials, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, $15, 561-7752 (information), registration required. Crissy Field Center, 603 Mason (at Halleck), 561-6790 or 561-7752.
Holiday Jewelry & Craft Show: Local jewelers and craftspeople sell handmade gifts, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, free. 848 Community Space, 848 Divisadero (between Fulton and McAllister), 922-2385.
Holiday Party and Gift Fair: Support local small businesses at this annual gift sale, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, free. Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, 275 Fifth St. (at Folsom), 541-8580.
Holiday Wreath Workshop: Make your own wreaths using colorful greens and conifer foliage from the Gardens' own collections, noon-4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, $55, 661-1316 ext. 354 (registration), pre-registration required; bring your own tools and decorations. Strybing Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, Ninth Ave. & Lincoln Way, Golden Gate Park, 661-1316.