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SF's "Fiesta on the Hill"
Bernal Heights 29th annual block party along Cortland is here
2017 Clarion Alley Block Party
Artsy Fartsy
2017 Clarion Alley Block Party
Celebrate SF's most virbrant murals will all-day block party in the Mission
Nor Cal Corgi Con
Celebrations
Nor Cal Corgi Con
It's a fall paw-ty at Ocean Beach with all our stumpy-legged friends

Saturday, October 21

29th Annual San Francisco “Old Car Picnic” | Golden Gate Park
29th Annual San Francisco

Celebrate the 29 years of San Francisco Old Car Picnic (formerly Jimmy’s Old Car Picnic) showing off cars from 1987 or older at Hellman Hollow (Speedway Meadow) in Golden Gate Park.
2017 San Francisco Old Car Picnic
Saturday, October 21, 2017 | 7 am to 4 pm
Hellman Hollow (formerly Speedway Meadow), 50 Overlook Dr, GG …

4th Annual Library To Library Bike Tour Loop | San Jose
Saturday, October 21 – 8:45 am | Cost: FREE | Calabazas Branch Library
4th Annual Library To Library Bike Tour Loop | San Jose

Please join them to celebrate bikes and libraries. Bicycling librarians will lead a 25 mile loop, visiting 6 Silicon Valley libraries.
The Library 2 Library Bicycle Loop Tour is a fun tour for library lovers and bicycle riders. They bring people of all ages together and highlight the …

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Bernal Heights & Potrero Hill Residents
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Bernal Heights & Potrero Hill Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Corgi Con Fall 2017: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty | Ocean Beach
Saturday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Below Cliff House)
Corgi Con Fall 2017: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty | Ocean Beach

The NorCal Corgi Con is a wonderfully bizarre beach day bash for dogs (and their pawrents) that brings together hundreds of enthusiastic Corgis, their owners and wannabes too on Ocean Beach in San FranCorgsco, between Stairwell 2 and 5 near the Cliff House, from 10 am to 2 …

Grand Opening: SF’s First Bike Park | McLaren Park
Saturday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | McLaren Bike Park
Grand Opening: SF's First Bike Park | McLaren Park

Strap on your helmets. You’re invited to the opening of San Francisco’s first bike park, McLaren Bike Park, on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
McLaren Bike Park Grand Opening
Saturday, October 21, 2017 | 10a-2p
2050 Sunnydale Ave., SF
FREE
The brand new park is …

2017 Potrero Hill Festival & Street Fair: 100+ Vendors & Live Music | SF
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Potrero Hill Neighborhood House
2017 Potrero Hill Festival & Street Fair: 100+ Vendors & Live Music | SF

Potrero Hill, iconic neighborhood extraordinaire, is hosting the 27th annual festival – an exciting street fair on 20th Street. They’ll have music, food, crafts, rides and activities for young and old alike.
2017 Potrero Hill Festival
Saturday, October 21, 2017 | 11 am to 4 pm
20th Street …

SF Open Studios 2017 | Presidio, Richmond, Sunset, West Portal, Ocean View
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2017 | Presidio, Richmond, Sunset, West Portal, Ocean View

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long, city-wide art event that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios over four weekends in October and November. Each weekend, art patrons, admirers, and collectors ...

2017 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
| CIIS - California Institute of Integral Studies
2017 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF

Each year, Epiphany Productions transforms the city’s streets into stages through San Francisco Trolley Dances, a series of free contemporary dance performances along a Muni line. For the price of a Muni ticket, you’ll get a “hop-on, hop-off” Muni tour to experience an extraordinary lineup of ...

12th Annual Children’s Halloween Hootenanny: “Nightmares & Fears” | Haight
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kezar Stadium
12th Annual Children's Halloween Hootenanny:

Come out and celebrate the Haight-Ashbury Street Fair’s 12th year of providing a fun, free and safe place for the children and families to come out for Halloween fun in the Haight from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, October 21, 2017.
The 2017 theme …

2017 Día de los Muertos Festival: Live Mariachi, Dancing, Sugar Skulls & Lucha Libre | San José
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
2017 Día de los Muertos Festival: Live Mariachi, Dancing, Sugar Skulls & Lucha Libre | San José

Come enjoy 8th Annual Dia De Los Muertos Festival filled with live music, food, local artists, vendors, and even Lucha Libre wrestling.
2017 Día de los Muertes Festival
Saturday, October 21, 2017 | 11 am to 6 pm
St. James Park, San Jose
FREE
Día San José is steeped in tradition, culture and featuring an …

2017 Wharf Fest | Fisherman’s Wharf
Saturday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE festival, but tickets required for annual chowder tasting.
| Fisherman's Wharf
2017 Wharf Fest | Fisherman’s Wharf

Wharf Fest returns to San Francisco’s iconic waterfront neighborhood. For the fifth year in a row, Fisherman’s Wharf invites Bay Area locals to come enjoy the neighborhood after the crowds of visitors have subsided but before the fabulous fall weather fades away. 2017 Wharf Fest ...

2017 Clarion Alley Block Party: 11 Hours of Live Music & Mural Celebration | SF
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Clarion Alley
2017 Clarion Alley Block Party: 11 Hours of Live Music & Mural Celebration | SF

Come on down to Clarion Alley Mural Project, nestled between Mission and Valencia and 17th and 18th, and check out the murals while listening to some great tunes as well.
In the spirit of Clarion, it’s free for everyone. They are taking donations to help buy …

2017 Cowboy Hootenanny Folk Festival | East Bay
Saturday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but parking is $5 (cash only)
| Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness
2017 Cowboy Hootenanny Folk Festival | East Bay

Come celebrate the cowboy and ranching heritage and learn how to square dance to some good old-fashioned foot stompin’, hand clappin’ blue grass music in the grassy meadow at the Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness.
2017 Cowboy Hootenanny Folk Festival
Saturday, October 21, 2017 | 11 am to 4 pm
Sunol-Ohlone Regional …

Alemany Farm 13th Annual Harvest Festival | SF
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Alemany Farm
Alemany Farm 13th Annual Harvest Festival | SF

This community gathering has become a favorite fall tradition as we enjoy the warm October sun before we head into the shorter, cooler winter days.
All are welcome. Bring a friend…make new friends…catch up with old friends…and have some fun at the farm on Saturday, October …

20h Annual UN Film Festival: Kids Films & Live Jazz | Palo Alto
Saturday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to all panels. $10 per film session (1.5-3 hrs). Free admission for students with valid ID.
| Mitchell Park Library & Community Center
20h Annual UN Film Festival: Kids Films & Live Jazz | Palo Alto

The 20th annual United Nations Association Film Festival, an international documentary film festival, will run from October 19 to 29, 2017 at various locations in Palo Alto, San Francisco, and Stanford University. 2017 United Nations Association Film Festival October 19-29, 2017 Palo Alto, Stanford University, ...

International Archaeology Day at the Presidio | SF
Saturday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Archaeology Field Station ( Presidio Officers)
International Archaeology Day at the Presidio | SF

Experience events that capture the spirit and vitality of the Presidio… past and present.
Activities for this event begin at the Archaeology Field Station across from the Presidio Officers’ Club
Come join Presidio archaeologists at International Archaeology Day. The team will host activities for all ages. See …

2017 SF Open Studios Weekend | Presidio & Ocean View
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
2017 SF Open Studios Weekend | Presidio & Ocean View

San Francisco comes alive with art this October and November as ArtSpan presents the 42nd Anniversary of SF Open Studios – the oldest and largest event of its kind in the country, featuring 800 artists. It’s an unrivaled opportunity for art patrons, collectors, and admirers ...

Anchor Public Taps Grand Opening & Free Ice Cream | SF
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks
| Anchor Public Taps
Anchor Public Taps Grand Opening & Free Ice Cream | SF

Join them for the grand opening of their new pilot brewery and bar: Anchor Public Taps.
Enjoy a day packed with:

Classic Anchor beers
New and limited beer features
Collaboration brews with Local Brewing Co. & ThirstyBear Organic Brewery
Beer Education Station with Anchor brewers
Complimentary Anchor Steam “Butterbeer” ice cream …

International Archaeology Day | The Presidio
Saturday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| Presidio Officers' Club
International Archaeology Day | The Presidio

Have you ever wondered what an archaeologist actually does? Did you know that there are archaeologists working and studying right here in San Francisco? To find out more, come join Presidio archaeologists at International Archaeology Day.
See archaeology in action as Presidio Trust archaeologists uncover the …

Visitacion Valley Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 45 Leland Ave.
Visitacion Valley Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides

Explore Visitacion Valley, named by 18th-century Spaniards lost in the fog and part of the only local land grant deeded to an Anglo.
The afternoon tour concentrates on community life – including Eichler housing, a Julia Morgan church, landscaped greenways, and more – in the “Valley …

Free Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Day: New Flavor “Persian Lime & Curry” | Oakland
Saturday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oaktown Spice Shop
Free Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Day: New Flavor

Oaktown Spice Shop has partnered with Humphry Slocombe to create a limited edition ice cream flavor – Persian Lime & Curry.
The new flavor is influenced by the distinct notes of their popular blend, Persian Lime Curry Rub, such as the tart citrus of limu omani …

20th United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) | Palo Alto
20th United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) | Palo Alto

They are delighted to announce the 20th UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival), which was founded in 1998 by Stanford educator and film critic Jasmina Bojic in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The 20th UNAFF will be …

2017 San Francisco Pumpkin Carving Fest | The Presidio
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Main Parade Ground
2017 San Francisco Pumpkin Carving Fest | The Presidio

Come one come all to the Presidio’s Main Parade Ground and create your very own Pumpkin Masterpiece. San Francisco Pumpkin Carving Festival Saturday, October 21, 2017 | 12 pm to 5 pm Main Parade Ground, Montgomery St, SF Free, but an RSVP is required. Free ...

2017 BayviewLIVE Festival: Murals Music & Arts w/ Talib Kweli | SF
Saturday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Imprint City
2017 BayviewLIVE Festival: Murals Music & Arts w/ Talib Kweli | SF

On Saturday, October 21st from noon to 7 pm, Imprint.City in partnership with Black and Brown Founders, The Bay Bridged &Mural Music and Arts will launch the second annual BayviewLive Festival.
BayviewLIVE, addresses the digital divide by leveraging tech resources to the event while also attracting an …

CANCELLED: Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting with Jacques Pépin | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
CANCELLED: Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting with Jacques Pépin | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Please note that this event has been canceled by the event organizers.
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a special cooking demo with Jacques Pépin featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.
The grand master of cooking has a new apprentice in the kitchen: …

McLaren Park Metal Music Festival | SF
Saturday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
McLaren Park Metal Music Festival | SF

Saturday in the Park Presents the McLaren Park Metal Music Festival Saturday, Oct. 21, 12pm – Featuring old school metal bands Ancient Mariner, Hammerdown & AC/DZ

Presidio Pumpkin Carving Workshop | The Presidio
Saturday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| Main Parade Ground
Presidio Pumpkin Carving Workshop | The Presidio

Create your own Halloween Jack O’ Lantern in this favorite annual event. Tools and pumpkins are provided while supplies last.
Free but an RSVP is encouraged.

“Turfin’ vs The World” Halloween Dance Festival | Jack London Square
Saturday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Turfinc at Jack London Square presents Turfin’ vs The World Part 3: Dance Battle Festival Halloween special edition.
They’re bringing something very unique and new to their platform. They will have a tournament of 16 pre-selected top street dancers battling to be crowned King or Queen …

The Official Animal Rights March | Berkeley
Saturday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley - Sproul Plaza
The Official Animal Rights March | Berkeley

In 2016 London hosted the first Official Animal Rights March where 2,500 vegans marched demanding an end to all animal oppression – and now, with great excitement activists from Berkeley are hosting their first Official Animal Rights March with support from PETA, Direct Action Everywhere, …

2017 Beat Museum Poetry Festival | North Beach
2017 Beat Museum Poetry Festival | North Beach

You’re invited to the 10th Annual Beat Museum Poetry Festival on October 21-22, 2017 from 1 pm to 6 pm featuring the living poets, poets laureate, former Stegner Fellows, local published poets, as well as brilliant old and new-timers, plus musicians and performance artists from ...