Good Weekend: Sunday, December 23

Presidio to Cliff House Bike Ride: This holiday weekend, take a ride from Presidio, south along Lincoln Street, following the cliff-top views above our city’s prettiest beach, Baker Beach. After rolling past the million-dollar homes of Seacliff and Lincoln Park, you’ll bike around Point Lobos and reach the Cliff House, where you can enjoy its historic edge-of-the-world views. Here, you can cut your trip short or continue down the Great Highway along Ocean Beach, around the south end of Lake Merced and then back. If you want to return by bus, you and your bike can pick up Muni’s 5-Fulton just south of the Cliff House — off the Great Highway and Cabrillo Street — and take the easy way back to Golden Gate Park or downtown San Francisco.

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition; www.sfbike.org

Morning: Partly cloudy, 46 degrees

Eat at Tangerine: Chef Sean Pattanasuvoranun’s brunch special is an artichoke and roasted-pepper omelet, which includes artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers and goat cheese. Also available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, this is a “veggie treat,” says co-owner Peter Goss. [10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 16th and Sanchez streets. (415) 626-1700]

Afternoon: Partly cloudy, 55 degrees

Winding down: Today’s the last chance to see the 49ers play at home this season. The team plays Tampa Bay. [1:05 p.m., Monster Park, 602 Jamestown Ave.]

Romance and revolution: “Doctor Zhivago” screens at the Castro Theatre. Love found amid the Russian Revolution in this 1965 David Lean Oscar winner. [12:15, 4:05 and 8 p.m., 429 Castro St.]

Evening: Partly cloudy, 50 degrees

Silver and gold: The S.F. Girls Chorus presents “Silver Bells, Golden Voices.” The holiday show includes Daniel Pinkham’s “Christmas Cantata” and lots of sing-along time. [7:30 p.m., Davies Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave.]

Oy division: Kung Pao Kosher Comedy, a local tradition featuring Jewish comedy on Christmas in a Chinese restaurant, is back. Shelley Berman headlines this year. [5 and 8:30 p.m., New Asia Restaurant, 772 Pacific Ave.]

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