This week enjoy extravagant lights, a holiday art sale and a special show for the kids.

Who needs Christmas lights when you can check out Bay Area native, Mark Lottor‘s light installation at this Thursday’s Exploratorium After Dark: Glow. Enjoy a cocktail and the famed 3-D light installation known as the Cubatron (above) at this very adult museum party.

This Friday marks the Annual Holiday Art Sale at Creativity Explored. Everything from original paintings to ceramics will be priced to sell at this art lover’s shopping extravaganza.

Head to Electric Works this Saturday for a special art show featuring pieces from McSweeney’s recently launched children’s book, McMullens. The side room will be transformed into a children’s reading room, lined with hundreds of lunch bags, hand-illustrated by artist Robert Barnes. an art show show featuring pieces from the children’s book.