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UNION SQUARE—Brit + Co.'s pop-up MakeShop is happening at 550 Sutter Street (at Powell). It runs through December 20, with tons of holiday-themed DIY activities in which to participate. Tomorrow is a special Kids Day: From 12 to 5pm, your children can visit Santa, make a wish and snap a photo. Families can make and wrap their own holiday gifts, while sipping hot chocolate and munching on festive snacks. [Racked Inbox]
DOGPATCH—Tomorrow, from 9am to 4pm, more than 50 Dogpatch vendors will close down 22nd Street between 3rd Street and Indiana Street to host the annual Dogpatch Warehouse Sale. Expect special discounts to complement the free drink, food, and general merrymaking. Baggu, a newcomer to the neighborhood, will be offering 20% off standard stock and deals on samples. For a full list of participating merchants, visit the site here. [Racked Inbox]
UNION SQUARE—Bare Minerals and Modern Citizen are teaming up to host a holiday shopping event on Thursday, December 12 from 6 to 9pm. Head to the Bare Mineral's boutique in the Westfield Mall on the 2nd floor to receive a glam holiday "make-under" and to shop the latest looks from Modern Citizen. Rue Magazine will also be on hand to provide styling tips. To reserve an appointment, call (415) 357-9804. [Racked Inbox]
NORTH BEACH—Whether naughty or nice, your pooch or cat should be given the chance to explain. And tonight, from 6 to 9pm, is the perfect chance. Jeffrey's Natural Pet Foods is hosting their annual howl-i-days party at 1841 Powell Street complete with a visit from Santa. Professional photography will be provided by Kira Stackhouse of Nuena Photography (a 5x7 snap of your pet with or without Santa will cost $25). Free drinks and treats will be provided for you and your four-legged friend. [Racked Inbox]