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UNION SQUARE— Head to Union Square tonight, December 3rd, at 5 pm to see Mayor Ed Lee, SFMTA's Ed Reiskin and representatives from Union Square kick off the open pedestrian plaza on Stockton Street. (You probably know it as the giant subway construction zone next to Barney's in Union Square.) Tonight's festivities include a holiday light show from Immersive SF, along with private tours of the area. The pedestrian plaza, food trucks, and the light shows will remain through January 1. [Racked Inbox]
NOE VALLEY— The Noe Valley Holiday Wine Walk is Thursday, December 4th, from 4 to 8 pm. The tasting event will be located along 24th Street between Diamond to Chattanooga and will include merchants offering wine samples, finger foods and special treats. Advance tickets are $20 online; on-site tickets are $25 (cash only), and available at the 3865 24th St. parking lot between Sanchez and Vicksburg and in front of Walgreens on Castro and 24th. Participants will receive a wine glass and map with all of the tasting locations. [Racked Inbox]
UNION SQUARE— There's a holiday fashion and beauty shopping event this Thursday, December 4th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at LaBelle Day Spas & Salons (233 Grant Avenue). In addition to deep discounts on all Bella Schneider Beauty and LaBelle Beauty products and services, there will be giftable items on sale from the maternity and beyond boutique, Mom's the Word. [Racked Inbox]