Like it does with most things, the Mission celebrates Christmas with its own unique flavor.
Zombie X-Mas Looking to get your Zombie movie fix? Christmas day Pirate Cat Radio will be screening “I Walked with a Zombie”, “Night of the Living Dead”, “Dawn of the Dead”, “Zombie”,” Braindead”, and “Wild Zero”. And as if that wasn’t enough excitement, they will also be providing hot toddies, egg nog, and of course popcorn. Don’t forget, they’re still looking for donations to pay off that hefty $10,000 FCC fine. Fri., Dec. 25. 12pm. Pirate Cat Radio. 2781 21st Street.
Black X-Mas I’m pretty sure you don’t have to worship Satan to attend (but if you do that’s cool too) The First Satanic Church’s 12th Annual Black X-Mas event. This year’s lineup includes The Fuxedos, Sassy!!!, The Yes Go’s, Dimesland, Los Murderachis, Abu Gharib (Mongoloid), Theramin Wizard Barney and the Devil Dancers, as well as films by Nara Denning. Fri., Dec. 25. 8:30pm. $10 at the door. Elbo Room. 647 Valencia Street. 415.552.7788
Sassy!!! will play at Black X-Mas this Friday.
Gay Shame at Modern Times Bookstore This past week Mexico City approved gay marriage. This is heartening news for those involved in gay activism. Gay Shame SF meets every Saturday in the Tede Mathews Reading Room of Modern Times Bookstore. Join the discussion! Sat., Dec. 26. 5:30pm. Modern Times. 888 Valencia Street. 415.282.9246
Good Music, Cheep Booze, Purdy Girls, and Tacos What more does one need? Twist and Shout with Teenage Dance Craze this Saturday at The Knockout. Vintage-Music DJs Sergio Iglesias, Russell Quan and DX the Funky Grandpa will be in house. Sat., Dec. 26. 10pm. $3. The Knockout. 3223 Mission St at Valencia. 415.550.6994
Oldies Holiday Dance Party Just as the holiday craze begins to wind down you can look forward to slow dancing the night away to all of your favorite holiday classics at Amnesia this Sunday night. Until then I’ll be listening to Elvis’ Christmas Album. Sun., Dec. 27. 9pm. FREE. Amnesia. 853 Valencia St. 415.970.0012