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Saturday, November 6

Knit One One November Craft Sale | Berkeley
Saturday, November 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Knit One One November Craft Sale | Berkeley

Avoid the mall lines by getting a head start on your holiday shopping, and treat yourself to something handmade at Knit One One’s November Craft Sale featuring a line-up of 12 local crafters.
Check out our handmade wares:

Felted Messenger Bags
Bobble Scarves
Fetching Fingerless Gloves
Magic Loop Socks
Button …

Bank of America’s Free Museum Admission Weekend
Saturday, November 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for Bank of America Card Holders
Bank of America’s Free Museum Admission Weekend

Holders of Bank of America credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums for weekend each month. Museums include Contemporary Jewish Museum (SF), Legion of Honor (SF), de Young Museum (SF), Museum of African Diaspora (SF), San Jose Museum of …

Walking tour of the Castro
Saturday, November 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Walking tour of the Castro

Come and explore a neighborhood that you only thought you knew. You will walk through the area taking in the sights and sounds of the lively and ever-changing Castro/Eureka Valley neighborhood. What was once dairy farms and dirt roads is now one of the city’s …

Learn to Make Your Own Beehive | Richmond
Saturday, November 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RVSP required, donations accepted
Learn to Make Your Own Beehive | Richmond

A class for those interested in learning to make a beehive in the sustainable tradition of Warre of France. B&B Demolition will donate recycled wood for the making of two demonstration hives. The Urban Farmer Store is donating use of their classroom for this workshop. …

Spy Emerson Open Studio | Berkeley
Saturday, November 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Spy Emerson Open Studio | Berkeley

Spy Emerson will open her working studio to the public the whole weekend, a rare opportunity to see an artists’ intimate space, and purchase original works ranging from paintings and prints, hand sewn hats and toys.
There’ll be everything from cheap holiday gifts (the hand-sewn …

Local designers GAMA-GO’s Annual Holiday Sale | Civic Center
Saturday, November 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Local designers GAMA-GO's Annual Holiday Sale | Civic Center

San Francisco design company GAMA-GO has one sale a year, and this is it–UP TO 75 PERCENT OFF!
It’s free, fun, and open to all ages. Arrive kind of early because people have been known to cue up outside to get into this event. Cash & …

Clothing Swap & Repurposing Workshop | Oakland
Saturday, November 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Clothing Swap & Repurposing Workshop | Oakland

It’s easy: Bring a bag of unwanted clothes, fabric, or odds & ends.
We’ll make new things from old things! That means you can either swap clothes the old-fashioned way (think of it like a free thrift store) or we’ll sew up new things. Sewing machines will …

SF’s Weekly Artist Market: 25 Local Artists & Designers | Mission Dist.
Saturday, November 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
SF's Weekly Artist Market: 25 Local Artists & Designers | Mission Dist.

The Artist Market takes place every Saturday at the Blue Macaw (formerly 12 Galaxies) in the Mission District featuring 25+ local artists and drink specials
Some Participating Artists:

Beth Knight (Wood block paintings) www.grimbooey.blogspot.com
earthly treasures (Jewelry)
Heathered (Vintage newspaper, map wallets) www.heathered.etsy.com
House of Janis (Jewelry) www.houseofjanis.com
Little Honey Vee (Change purses) www.littlehoneyvee.com

WONDERFEST: Bay Area Festival of Science – Day One | Stanford
Saturday, November 6 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
WONDERFEST: Bay Area Festival of Science - Day One | Stanford

WONDERFEST, is a two-day free Bay Area Festival of Science which takes place at Stanford and UC Berkeley.
This series of free public science dialogues between world class researchers in discussion of provocative scientific questions also features the Bay Area Science Expo where artists and craftspeople …

Learn the Secrets of Tartine Bakery’s Bread | Noe Valley
Saturday, November 6 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Learn the Secrets of Tartine Bakery's Bread | Noe Valley

Have you ever had fresh baked bread from the Mission District’s Tartine Bakery? There’s a reason why there is a line out the door whenever the hot fresh bread goes on sale. Here’s your chance to learn how to cook bread at home from Chad …

Reception for Nature Photo Exibit by Mona Reeva | El Cerrito
Saturday, November 6 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Reception for Nature Photo Exibit by Mona Reeva | El Cerrito

El Cerrito Art Association presents a Photography Exhibit by Mona Reeva, a Berkeley-based photographer, at the El Cerrito Library. This event is a reception (with free refreshments) for an exhibit which will run from October 30 through January 6, 2011.
What you’ll find there are images from …

Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer | San Leandro
Saturday, November 6 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer | San Leandro

Is it possible to turn a garbage-strewn abandoned lot in inner-city Oakland into an urban farm?
Sure. Meet the bestselling, local author Novella Carpenter who did it. Learn how she grew her urban farm in to one populated with turkeys, geese, rabbits, ducks, and two three-hundred pound …

Free Dosa Cooking Class & Tasting | SF
Saturday, November 6 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Dosa Cooking Class & Tasting | SF

Join us as we welcome Chef Anjan Mitra, owner and chef of the highly acclaimed restaurant on the top 100 list since it debuted 2 years ago, Dosa!
Dosa specializes in southern Indian food, and has been praised for its authentic specialties, urban Indian …

Free Shows from Ballet & Orchestra Students | Oakland
Free Shows from Ballet & Orchestra Students | Oakland

The ballet stars of tomorrow are putting on FREE performances this weekend all over the Bay Area.
Students from the SF Ballet School Training Program will be musically backed by training classical musicians from the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra. Pre-concert activities planned for select dates (stay …

Aurora Mandolin Orchestra | Civic Center
Saturday, November 6 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Aurora Mandolin Orchestra | Civic Center

Come see the Aurora Mandolin Orchestra, the largest orchestra of its peculiar kind in the Bay Area. They’re playing a FREE show at the 200+ seat Koret Auditorium in the library’s Main Branch.
They call it “The sounds of strings from many lands” and it …

Zero-Gravity Art Exhibit & Live Music | Berkeley
Saturday, November 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Zero-Gravity Art Exhibit & Live Music | Berkeley

The Joint (don’t be confused by the name – this is a chiropractic office in Berkeley, not a place to smokey the dopey) hosts their grand opening celebration on Saturday, November 6th from 6pm to 10pm with live music from Russian singer Marina V and …

Free Shows from Ballet & Orchestra Students | Bayview
Free Shows from Ballet & Orchestra Students | Bayview

The ballet stars of tomorrow are putting on FREE performances this weekend all over the Bay Area.
Students from the SF Ballet School Training Program will be musically backed by training classical musicians from the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra. Pre-concert activities planned for select dates (stay …

3 Minute Art Performances “Windows of Sound” | Benicia
Saturday, November 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE

As a part of their “Edges of Light” exhibition, closing today, Arts Benicia Gallery presents “Windows of Sound”, a performance curated by Tom Stanton featuring 14 local artists including: poets, painters, musicians, and more.
14 different artists will present an original, 3-minute, live performance thatare “sound-based”. …

Circus Celebration Cabaret at Kinetic Arts Center | Oakland
Saturday, November 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*It's Pay-What-You-Can. $10 Suggested Donations.
Circus Celebration Cabaret at Kinetic Arts Center | Oakland

Oakland’s Kinetic Arts Center is celebrating its One-Year Anniversary of producing inspiring circus, physical theatre & fitness programs for folks of all ages.
In that spirit it’s putting on a Circus Celebration Cabaret with a full show from talented friends, family and staff of the center.
The …

The ChatRoulette Show : Variety Acts & Drinking | Berkeley

The ChatRoulette Show is a live variety show combined with a drinking game and chatroulette.com. Performers entertain both you and random strangers from chatroulette.com, who are projected onto a large screen and become part of the show.

November 6th, Saturday, 8pm
$9 advance / $12 door
BUT …

3rd Annual REI Ridge Trail Service Day | Bay Area
Saturday, November 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Register in advance at the link above
3rd Annual REI Ridge Trail Service Day | Bay Area

You ever read about the adventures of Jack London or John Muir and other California trailblazers? Be part of the legacy by donating some time to help create or restore some of the Bay Area’s trails.
The Bay Area Ridge Trail Council, outdoor sports store REI and …

Every Saturday

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rec Field: Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Come and play outdoors, in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting, and melting into the ground. Join up every Saturday for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation for body, mind, and spirit.
Purusha yogis teach free yoga on Saturday mornings in Golden Gate Park at 11 am,  as part of …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide
Every Saturday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks.
Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide

The Riptide hosts a bingo party, every Saturday, which runs from about 6 pm to just after 8 pm. There are 3 rounds; you can win drinks, prizes, and the final blackout round prize is a $50 bar tab.
When O-69 gets called, everyone playing bingo …

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