The 54th annual San Francisco International Auto Show is under way

Courtesy photoHot wheels: The 54th annual San Francisco International Auto Show is under way. Major automobile manufacturers display 2012 model vehicles.

Museums

Ripley’s Believe It or Not: Museum features things that are odd but true. Attractions include the “Odditorium,” “Mirror Maze” and “Ripley’s Candy Factory.” [10 a.m. to 9 p.m., 175 Jefferson St., S.F.]

Wax Museum: Exhibits include “King Tut,” “Palace of Living Art,” “Chamber of Horrors,” “Royalty,” “Presidential Library” and “Sports and Entertainment.” [11 a.m. to 7 p.m., 145 Jefferson St., S.F.]

Tours

Dynamic dames: Foot Tours presents “Go West, Young Woman,” a tour celebrating “10 wild women” who left their legacy on San Francisco, including Isadora Duncan and Lillie Coit. [11 a.m.; details/RSVP: www.foottours.com]

Life at sea: “Adventures at Sea,” a guided tour of the ship Balclutha, revisits the lives of 19th-century sailors, with a focus on the treacherous Cape Horn passage. [2:15 p.m., Hyde Street Pier, north end of Hyde Street, S.F.]

Movies

‘Hugo’: A 12-year-old living in a Paris train station uncovers a mystery that jeopardizes his undercover life and most precious secret, in Martin Scorsese’s family adventure based on Brian Selznick’s book. [Check local listings for theaters]

‘The Descendants’: A Hawaiian lawyer tries to reconnect with his rebellious daughters after his wife suffers a terrible accident in Alexander Payne’s new dramedy. [Check local listings for theaters]

Sports and recreation

Morning trot: The annual Turkey Trail Trot includes a Turkey Trot run, a Pilgrim Promenade walk, and a Kids Gobbler Chase. Winners receive pumpkin pies and other prizes. [8 a.m., Polo Field, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

High-school sports: Mission and Washington high schools vie in the 2011 Turkey Day Championship, a football game presented by the San Francisco Unified School District. [11 a.m., Kezar Stadium, 755 Stanyan St., S.F.]

Local events
<br>Donation drive:
St. Anthony Foundation is conducting its annual curbside collection drive. Donations of warm clothing, new toys and dried and canned foods are welcome. [9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 105 Golden Gate Ave., S.F.]

Meet the reindeer: Holiday attractions at the San Francisco Zoo include “Reindeer Romp.” Guests can meet four reindeer and learn about these animals. [10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1 Zoo Road, S.F.]

Life aquatic: Aquarium of the Bay contains about 20,000 animals, from sharks to starfish. Theme areas include “Discover the Bay,” “Under the Bay” and “Touch the Bay.” [10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Beach Street and Embarcadero, S.F.]

Thanksgiving meals: Glide serves free Thanksgiving meals to thousands of people in need. Breakfast (7 to 8:30 a.m.) and dinner (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) are served. Also today: a celebration in the Glide sanctuary at 10 a.m. [330 Ellis St., S.F.]

Hot wheels: The 54th annual San Francisco International Auto Show is under way. Major automobile manufacturers display 2012 model vehicles. [10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Moscone Center, 747 Howard St., S.F.]

Dining out

Palio d’Asti: Chef Dan Scherotter’s Thanksgiving meal ($59 per adult; children under 10 pay their age) includes traditional and contemporary fare. Antipasti selections include Dungeness crab cocktail and radicchio salad. Entrees include turkey with bourbon-gin gravy, New York strip and pumpkin ravioli. [640 Sacramento St., S.F.; (415) 395-9800]

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