On its 75th anniversary, Jeep (head of brand Mike Manley is pictured) is teaming with the Movember Foundation (a group funding men’s health projects) by offering “#JeepStache” promotions, including activities at the International Auto Show in The City. (Courtesy photo)

On its 75th anniversary, Jeep (head of brand Mike Manley is pictured) is teaming with the Movember Foundation (a group funding men’s health projects) by offering “#JeepStache” promotions, including activities at the International Auto Show in The City. (Courtesy photo)

Nov. 27-28: International Auto Show, Equus, Christopher Tignor, Peninsula Youth Ballet, Pacific Ballet Academy, Frances McDormand, Elizabeth Strout


International Auto Show: It’s the final day of the annual display of hundreds of 2017 model cars, SUVs, trucks and vans presented by the world’s major manufacturers. [10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Moscone Convention Center, 747 Howard St., S.F.]

Equus: Theatre Rhino stages a three-week run of Peter Shaffer’s 1975 Tony Award-winning drama about psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological religious fascination with horses. [2 and 7 p.m., Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson St., S.F.]

Christopher Tignor: The Brooklyn-based composer appears in a hybrid violin and electronic performance, part of the closing night party for fellow Brooklynite Christian Joy’s “Bok Joy,” an exhibition of fabric work. [6 to 9 p.m., Heron Arts, 7 Heron St., S.F.]

Breakfast at Tiffany’s: Director Blake Edwards’ timeless film starring Audrey Hepburn hits theaters as part of TCM’s Big Screen Classics series. [2 and 7 p.m., Century 20, 1901 Junipero Serra Blvd., Daly City]

Peninsula Youth Ballet: Ayako Takahashi directs the troupe in its annual “Nutcracker,” featuring Veronica Yang, Amanda Wang and Anna Zheng as Clara and Alyssa-Marie Muna, 14, as the Snow Queen; separate $10 tickets are available for post-performance tea parties. [2 p.m., San Mateo Performing Arts Center, 600 N. Delaware St., San Mateo]

Pacific Ballet Academy: Under the direction of Marion and Rima Chaeff, PBA dancers perform the school’s 26th annual “Nutcracker.” [4 p.m., Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View]

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some): Coastal Repertory Theatre puts on the ”madcap, fast-paced romp” in which comedic actors put on a show that includes all the season’s icons and carols. [2 p.m., 1167 Main St., Half Moon Bay]

A Christmas Carol: American Conservatory Theater is offering preview performances of its popular holiday classic, now its 40th year, featuring James Carpenter as Ebenezer Scrooge. [1 p.m., 415 Geary St., S.F.]


Frances McDormand, Elizabeth Strout: The actress and Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer (for “Olive Kitteridge”) appear in conversation with Steven Winn, presented by City Arts & Lectures. [7:30 p.m., Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes St., S.F.]

Vancouver Sleep Clinic: The indie act from Australia is fronted by fronted by 21-year-old singer, songwriter and producer Tim Bettinson. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Flores: It’s opening night at the new Mexican restaurant headed by Adriano Paganini, Luis Flores and executive chef Alejandro “Alex” Morgan. [5 to 11 p.m., 2030 Union St., S.F.]

Ceramics Guild Holiday Sale: Student-crafted ceramic art for the holidays, including bowls, cups, planters, vases, tea kettles and decorative pieces are available for purchase at the annual San Francisco State University event. [2 p.m. and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Fine Arts Building, Room 192, 1756 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Post-election Decompression: The Commonwealth Club’s INFORUM program and Brigade, a network for voters, host an event for those who want to exchange ideas and opinions about the future of the country. [6 p.m., 524 Third St., S.F.; free, registration required at www.commonwealthclub.org]

Sleeping with Sirens: The rock band, notable for distinctive tenor vocals by frontman Kellin Quinn, headlines a show with special guests State Champs, Tonight Alive and Waterpark. [7 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

Robert Greenfield: The author speaks about “Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III,” his definitive biography of the Grateful Dead sound engineer and designer of the band’s famous logo. [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Mark Coleman: The founder of the Mindfulness Institute discusses his book “Make Peace with Your Mind.” [7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Visa Blvd., Corte Madera]

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