Dec 14-22
Havana Jazz Festival

Hotel Nacional • Ciudad de la Habana, Cuba
This is a licensed educational program designed especially for music lovers. Experience Afro-Cuban jazz firsthand and discover the art and culture of Cuba on an exciting adventure with PlazaCUBA. Accommodations at the elegant 5-star Hotel Nacional. Meet musicians and attend performances with all access festival pass. Jazz and Culture in Havana is an in-depth “people to people” journey designed especially … Full Listing.
Fri, Dec 19
 Starhawk Winter Solstice Ritual

Sebastopol Grange Hall • Sebastopol, CA
Light is returning, even though this is the darkest hour, no one can hold, back the dawn… ~Charlie Murphy Join Starhawk and friends in the North Bay this Winter Solstice as we experience the darkest hour, sing back the sun, and dance the spiral dance. No one turned away for lack of funds. Doors open at 7:30pm, ritual begins at 8:00pm.
Fri, Dec 19
14th Holiday Whobilation Party

Great Star Theatre • San Francisco, CA
The hottest Christmas-meets-Halloween-Meets-Spookeasy-meets-Adjectives Escape Me Xmas party of the Year! A Gleefully Deranged Holiday Tribute to your favorite Xmas TV specials! After the 75-minute comedic and costumed stage production, the Great Star Theatre will transform into the most raucous Holiday Dance Party, complete with roaming performers, contests, and games that will continue on until the … Full Listing.
Dec 19-28
Mittens & Mistletoe

Dance Mission Theater • San Francisco, CA
Back by popular demand… Savor the season with something a little sweet (but oh so good for you)! The Bay Area’s homegrown Sweet Can Productions presents an intimate theatrical circus experience for the holidays with the fifth edition of MITTENS & MISTLETOE: A WINTER CIRCUS CABARET. Celebrate winter and the return of light with a LIGHT-HEARTED, CHARMING, and FUNNY variety program suitable for all … Full Listing.
Fri, Dec 19
14th Holiday Whobilation Party

Great Star Theatre • San Francisco, CA
Barron Scott Levkoff presents The 14th Annual Holiday Whobilation Party From the creator/producer of the San Francisco Halloween Spookeasy, Barron Scott Levkoff presents The 14th Annual Holiday Whobilation. This is San Francisco’s most raucously festive and bizarrely brazen underground Christmas party, which is consistently described as a “gleefully deranged theatrical Xmas celebration ” and summed … Full Listing.
Dec 20-21
44th Annual KPFA Crafts Fair

Craneway Pavilion • Richmond, CA
The KPFA Crafts Fair is the LARGEST WEEKEND HOLIDAY CRAFTS FAIR of its kind in Northern California, featuring professional exhibitors from throughout the Western States who support themselves through their creativity. The KPFA Crafts Fair showcases the brightest talents in contemporary art and craft, highlighting both experienced and emerging designers who produce one-of-a-kind, handmade and limited … Full Listing.
Sat, Dec 20
Reggae Samba Kirtan Holiday Dance

Yoga Tree • Corte Madera, CA
Join Jai Uttal and the latest incarnation of his Queen Of Hearts Orchestra for an ecstatic Kirtan Dance Party!!! Instead of harmonium and Mridanga, let’s pull out the electric guitars and drums and get loud for the holidays. What better way to usher in the season then dancing wildly and joyously singing the Divine Names. And who knows, maybe we’ll throw in a little gentle meditative song or two, just … Full Listing.
Sun, Dec 28
The Olate Dogs Holiday Rescue Tour

Veterans Memorial Hall • Sonoma, CA
THIS SHOW WILL ALSO BE HELD IN HEALDSBURG, Monday, December 29 at Raven Theater. Fresh from a championship run on “America’s Got Talent” and a flurry of nationwide appearances at NBA and major college basketball games and other star-studded events, THE OLATE DOGS take their fast-paced, family-friendly variety show to Northern California performing arts centers for a select number of dates this Holiday … Full Listing.
Mon, Dec 29
The Olate Dogs Holiday Rescue Tour

Raven Theater • Healdsburg, CA
Fresh from a championship run on “America’s Got Talent” and a flurry of nationwide appearances at NBA and major college basketball games and other star-studded events, THE OLATE DOGS take their fast-paced, family-friendly variety show to Northern California performing arts centers for a select number of dates this Holiday season.The tour kicks off December 17 in Fresno and wraps December 30 in Vacaville, … Full Listing.
Dec 30-Jan 1
New Year's Dance Revelry!

Harbin Hot Springs • Middletown, CA
Gather with a community of movers and mystics to DANCE IN THE NEW YEAR! Let your heart unravel in soulful reflection and playful celebration ~~~~~~ Dancing on Land & in Water ~~~~~~ Move to the Muse, the Music, and the Mystery… Co-create a Magical Adventure into 2015. Dance all that you are, were, and will be! * Deejayed Dances at Night … * Sweat Your Prayers with Stacey Butcher, * Dolphin Dancing … Full Listing.
Dec 30-Jan 1
Cosmic Convergence - The Journey

Lake Atitlan, Guatamala • Santiago, Atitlan, Guatemala
Electronic & Live Music from Around the World – Visionary Art Gallery – Permaculture & Green Technology – Tribal & Primitive Skills – Yoga & Sacred Movement – Ceremony – Conscious Cinema – Community Forum – Tea House – Mayan Traditional Medicine & Crafting Cosmic Convergence is an annual gathering incorporating art, music, education for conscious living, and Mayan culture & … Full Listing.
Wed, Dec 31
New Year's Eve Yoga

Namaste Yoga & Wellness • Oakland, CA
Want a safe and warm space in which to celebrate New Year’s Eve in community with like-minded folks? Join Antonia to prepare for bringing in the New Year with awareness, intention, and letting go of the old in order to make room for the new. Class will include a balanced posture practice, deep release poses, breathing practices, guided meditation, time for contemplation and writing & will conclude … Full Listing.
Thu, Jan 1
New Year's Day

Namaste Yoga & Wellness • Oakland, CA
On New Years Day we’ll dust off holiday residue, clean out stress, and feng shui our insides. Instead of resolutions, we’ll set intentions for how we inhabit our bodies and lives. With yoga, dynamic movement, and meditation, we’ll build the foundation for self mastery. Sadie Chanlett-Avery, holistic fitness trainer and yoga instructor, was named an Athleta Sponsored Athlete, serves as the In-house … Full Listing.
Thu, Jan 1
2015: The New Year Now

Namaste Yoga & Wellness • Oakland, CA
A new day, a new year, inhale and exhale. Each breath is new, each moment a new beginning. The past is over, the future not here; the river of life flows endlessly; no banks to that river, the Buddhists say, only ongoing change and transition. Our yoga practice is our anchor, our respite, our awakening, our holiday. The New Year is here, right here, within each new breath, again and again. Celebrate … Full Listing.
Thu, Jan 1
New Year's Day Nia

Namaste Yoga & Wellness • Berkeley, CA
This workshop will benefit RISE Yoga for Youth. Shake out 2014 and welcome 2015 this New Year’s Day morning. Bring your best attitude and shine your light as we boogie down to our favorite songs and some new ones. Lovingly release attachments to what no longer serves us and welcome that which does. Wear some shimmery finery or tutu or just come as you are. No experience necessary and all are welcome. … Full Listing.
Jan 6-30
Rainforest Plant Medicine Council

Guaria de Osa Ecolodge & Ethnobotanical Gardens • Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
Experience Indigenous Science. Welcome endless possibilities while changing the outer world from within. Join us on an unforgettable adventure of self-discovery, wellness and exploration of rainforest medicine traditions with: • Traditional elders & cultural masters from the Secoya Community in the Ecuadorian Amazon • Jonathon S. Miller Weisberger, ethnobotanist, rainforest conservation advocate, … Full Listing.
Sat, Jan 10
Hawaii Electronic Music Festival

The Palace Theater • Hilo, HI
The Hawaii Electronic Music Festival is a gathering of creative minds who share our love for the Island and our passion for life. It’s a place for those of us, who dance to a different beat. Embrace the world and follow your dreams. Bring an open mind, a good attitude and a smile on your face. For the eleventh year we are building community and friendships. Our principal is respect for all and a pure … Full Listing.
Sun, Jan 11
Intro to Yoga with Sadie

Namast Yoga & Wellness • Oakland, CA
Interested in yoga, but unsure where to start? In this two-hour workshop, we will explore some of the basic postures and breathing techniques that make up the practice of Hatha yoga. Students will leave with a basic understanding of proper alignment and technique, and will be prepared for most beginner and all level classes. There will be time for discussion and experiencing a few different styles … Full Listing.
Jan 12-Mar 23
Embodied Life-Stories

Rudramandir • Berkeley, CA
Winter Embodied Life-Stories 10-Week Workshop with Sheila Rubin “This class changed my life.” Mondays, 6:00-8:00pm, beginning January 12, 2015 Location: 830 Bancroft Way, Suite 102, Berkeley (just off I-80) 20 CEUs for MFTs Experience the journey of a life-time! Improvisation, embodiment, writing, and the seven levels of sacred witnessing. We are taking a 10-week journey. Moments of reality thread … Full Listing.
Jan 15-19
Sedona World Wisdom Days

Sedona Performing Arts Center located • Sedona, AZ
Sedona Arizona- January 15-19, 2015- MLK weekend. You will have the RARE opportunity to experience LIVE and in person, 4x Grammy Award winner, India.Arie as she performs her SongVersation, her music will transform your spirit. This event is also now featuring Norman Lear, speaking about his transformational influence on Television in the 70′s who, produced, created and developed more than 100 television … Full Listing.
Jan 30-Feb 5
5th Int'l Conference of Elders

Sri Ganapati Sachchidananda Ashrama • Mysore, Karnataka, India
The fifth triennial International Conference and Gathering of Elders will bring together the LEADERS & SCHOLARS of OVER 100 LIVING ANCIENT CULTURES. We will focus on sharing insights on how to leverage the current globalization trend, access technology tools and build leadership capability within communities to ensure universal wellbeing in the twenty-first century and beyond. Explore how the current … Full Listing.