Nov. 21-22: Tree lighting, 'Romy & Michele' and more 

click to enlarge Afternoon delight: Fall colors, redwoods rising high into the sky and a drive that's fewer than 30 miles from San Francisco. Your golden ticket to this outdoor adventure is in West Marin's Samuel P. Taylor State Park. Stroll the flat Cross Marin Trail, an old railroad grade. Today this converted path parallels free-flowing Lagunitas Creek for 4.5 miles (one way). There are bridges to cross, giant redwood trees to admire, and splashes of yellow and orange foliage. [Visit WeekendSherpa.com for details and other local adventures] - WEEKENDSHERPA.COM
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  • Afternoon delight: Fall colors, redwoods rising high into the sky and a drive that's fewer than 30 miles from San Francisco. Your golden ticket to this outdoor adventure is in West Marin's Samuel P. Taylor State Park. Stroll the flat Cross Marin Trail, an old railroad grade. Today this converted path parallels free-flowing Lagunitas Creek for 4.5 miles (one way). There are bridges to cross, giant redwood trees to admire, and splashes of yellow and orange foliage. [Visit WeekendSherpa.com for details and other local adventures]

A GREAT TRIP

Afternoon delight: Fall colors, redwoods rising high into the sky and a drive that's fewer than 30 miles from San Francisco. Your golden ticket to this outdoor adventure is in West Marin's Samuel P. Taylor State Park. Stroll the flat Cross Marin Trail, an old railroad grade. Today this converted path parallels free-flowing Lagunitas Creek for 4.5 miles (one way). There are bridges to cross, giant redwood trees to admire, and splashes of yellow and orange foliage. [Visit WeekendSherpa.com for details and other local adventures]

FRIDAY

Holiday Windows: Celebrity feline Grumpy Cat is making a special appearance at the unveiling of Holiday Windows, which puts adoptable animals in the windows of the Union Square Macy's every year. [5 p.m. unveiling, 6 p.m. meet-and-greet with Grumpy Cat, Macy's, Stockton and O'Farrell streets, S.F.]

Scarlett anniversary: "Gone With the Wind," winner of 10 Academy Awards, is completing its 75th anniversary run at the Stanford Theatre. [7:30 p.m., 221 University Ave., Palo Alto; www.stanfordtheatre.org]

Style queen: Influential fashion designer Diane Von Furstenberg discusses her new book, "The Woman I Wanted to Be." [7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Dance show: Guillermo Gomez-Peña and Sara Shelton Mann comment on body politics in "Dancing With Fear: Spoken Choreographies." [8 p.m., CounterPulse, 1310 Mission St., S.F.]

SATURDAY

Shopping local: The 38Makers gift fair is gathering local manufacturers and artisans at Pinterest's headquarters for some early holiday shopping. [11 a.m.-5 p.m., Pinterest, 580 Seventh St., S.F.; www.sfmade.org/blog/38-makers]

Tree lighting: It's not quite Thanksgiving yet, but Pier 39 is getting a jump start on Christmas with a tree-lighting celebration. Expect comedy, caroling, special appearances and more. [Noon-6 p.m., Pier 39, S.F.]

Music festival: The 33rd annual Encuentro del Canto Popular festival concludes a two-day celebration of Latin American music with performances by LoCura, David Aguilar, Irene Diaz and more. [7 p.m., Brava Theatre, 2781 24th St., S.F.]

Reunited, and it feels so good: Peaches Christ is paying tribute to the comedy classic "Romy & Michele's High School Reunion." A screening of the 1997 film, in which two underachieving women try to survive their 10th high school reunion, will be preceded by "Peaches & Heklina's High School Reunion," a live drag show. [8 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.]

A GREAT BIKE RIDE

Go Wiggle: If you've ever wondered when Golden Gate Park was created or where The Wiggle got its name, here's a bike ride for you. Learn the history of The City's streets and envision what the future could look like. The ride, part of the NOW! SF Festival, is a 5-mile exploration of different streets and bike routes around the neighborhood. [3-5 p.m., meet on the Panhandle at Masonic Avenue, S.F.; sfbike.org/events]

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