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Sunday, October 8

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, October 8 | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Seasonal Market Tasting: Tomatoes Join us at CUESA’s Jack London Square Farmers Market in Oakland for a market tasting featuring the seasonal bounty of the Jack London Square Farmers Market. We are so lucky that tomato season extends well into the autumn. Join us for a ...
October Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Sunday, October 8 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am.
| Muir Woods National Monument
October Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

12th Annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon | San Jose
Sunday, October 8 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for spectators
| Downtown San Jose
12th Annual Rock 'n' Roll Half-Marathon | San Jose
Cheer on thousands of runners from all over the world as they tackle the streets of San Jose in the 2017 Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon. 12th Annual Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon Sunday, October 8, 2017 | 8 am to approximately 1 pm Downtown San Jose FREE ...
2017 Day on the Bay: Free Kayak Rides, Food & Pumpkins | South Bay
Sunday, October 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Alviso Marina County Park
2017 Day on the Bay: Free Kayak Rides, Food & Pumpkins | South Bay
Join Supervisor Dave Cortese and the Santa Clara County Parks Department for a Multicultural Festival celebrating our county’s diversity while promoting health among residents. The multicultural festival will feature fun activities for all ages, including free food, pumpkins, kayak rides, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and ...
2017 Mission Dolores “Fiesta” Celebration | SF
Sunday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores
2017 Mission Dolores
The 26th Annual Fiesta at Mission Dolores returns with international food & drinks, live entertainment, bounce house and more. The raffle is bigger than ever with six chances to win a total of $2,000 in prizes. 2017 Mission Dolores Fiesta Sunday, October 8, 2017 | 10 am ...
Inner Richmond Walking Tour Part II | SF City Guide
Sunday, October 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 6th Ave & Geary
Inner Richmond Walking Tour Part II | SF City Guide
The district’s rich history goes back to the 19th century and includes robbers’ roosts and racetracks, squatters and roadhouses, a saloon district and a red light district, as well as charming Victorian row houses and beautiful Craftsmans, the 1902 and 1903 Big Games, an earthquake ...
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, CJM and Oakland Museum of ...

Vallejo Waterfront Weekend | Sunday
Sunday, October 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Vallejo Waterfront
Vallejo Waterfront Weekend | Sunday

Taking place on Saturday and Sunday, October 7th and 8th, the Vallejo Waterfront Weekend features music, food, and entertainment for the entire family. Vallejo Waterfront Weekend October 7-8, 2017 | 10 am to 4 pm Vallejo Waterfront, 289 Mare Island Way, Vallejo, CA FREE admission ...

Bird Watching: Find the Rare Birds of SF | Heron’s Head
Bird Watching: Find the Rare Birds of SF | Heron's Head
On Sunday, Oct 8 from 10 AM to 1 PM in Heron’s Head Park, you are invited to see the Rare Birds of San Francisco. Come and experience the Wild Life as you explore the park and try to find the unique, beautiful and entertaining Rare ...
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2017: Sunday | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hellman Hollow
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2017: Sunday | Golden Gate Park

2017 brings San Francisco the 17th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, one of the largest, free-est and beloved music festivals in the country. Be one of over 750,000 attendees over the three-day musical extravaganza in beautiful Golden Gate Park. The full 2017 lineup has been released, and it’s ...

98th Annual Columbus Day Bazaar: Sunday | North Beach
Sunday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Filbert & Powell St.
98th Annual Columbus Day Bazaar: Sunday | North Beach

The annual Columbus Day Bazaar is a lively and fun North Beach tradition hosted annually during San Francisco’s Fleet Week. The weekend event celebrates the neighborhood’s heritage featuring iconic American, Italian, and Asian foods; an abundance of games and activities; plus great entertainment and community engagement. Head ...

EV Week 2017: Electric Vehicle Festival & Expo | SF
Sunday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 27
EV Week 2017: Electric Vehicle Festival & Expo | SF

Test-drive the latest electric vehicles as EV Week 2017 kicks off with a free two-day festival and expo at Pier 27 on October 7-8, 2017. EV Week 2017 is about consumer empowerment – choosing to drive a car that helps the environment, and controlling how you get ...

39th Annual Palestine Cultural Day Festival | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: $5 | SF County Fair Building
39th Annual Palestine Cultural Day Festival | Golden Gate Park
The land of Palestine is rich with culture, food, history, and music. Palestinian Americans have contributed to our country in many ways. So why not give them a day of appreciation? > Get Tickets – $5.00 The 39th Annual Palestine Cultural Day Festival will celebrate all the great ...
“Presidio Picnic” 2017 Finale & Fleet Week Viewing Party | SF
Sunday, October 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic is going out with a bang for their final event of the season. Take in Fleet Week festivities from the comfort of the Presidio’s breathtaking Main Parade Ground, including the spectacular Fleet Week Air Show from 12-4 pm over Marina Green making this ...
98th Annual Columbus Day Bazaar | SF
Sunday, October 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE but donations are encouraged. Bring money for food and drinks
| Saints Peter & Paul Salesian School
98th Annual Columbus Day Bazaar | SF

The 98th Annual Columbus Day Bazaar is a lively and fun North Beach tradition and is Saints Peter & Paul School’s biggest fundraising event held during San Francisco’s Fleet Week. The weekend event celebrates the neighborhood’s heritage featuring iconic American, Italian, and Asian foods; an ...

Fleet Week 2017: Blue Angels Airshow | Sunday
Sunday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marina Green
Fleet Week 2017: Blue Angels Airshow | Sunday

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. 36th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week  October 2 – 9, 2017 San Francisco FREE ...

One Mountain OneTam: 100 Paintings for Mt. Tamalpais | Ross
Sunday, October 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin Art & Garden Center
One Mountain OneTam: 100 Paintings for Mt. Tamalpais | Ross

The BayWood Artists are excited to be celebrating their 20th anniversary this year. They’re delighted to be partnering with One Tam for the second year in a row, exhibiting over 100 original oil and water color paintings by 10 artists. This year they will have ...

Litquake 2017: Barbary Coast Prostitute Walking Tour | SF
Sunday, October 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Historic Offices of San Francisco Bulletin
Litquake 2017: Barbary Coast Prostitute Walking Tour | SF
Ivy Anderson and Devon Angus, authors of the California Historical Society Book Award-winning Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute, walk and talk you through the vice districts of 20th century San Francisco, just before the closure of the infamous Barbary Coast. Enjoy discussions of S.F. ...
149th Italian Heritage Parade | North Beach
Sunday, October 8 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Washington Square Park
149th Italian Heritage Parade | North Beach
Come to one of the city’s oldest celebrations of heritage and the longest-running Italian-American parade in the nation – a bright and colorful San Francisco institution since it was established in 1868. 2017 Italian Heritage Parade Sunday, October 8, 2017 | 12:30 pm Fisherman’s Wharf to North Beach, San ...
The Final “Golden Gate Park Band” Free Concert of 2017 | SF
Sunday, October 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
The Final

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 135th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years The weekly concerts take place most ...

BAMFest 2017 Closing Celebration & Mural Bike Tour | East Bay
Sunday, October 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Richmond Art Center
BAMFest 2017 Closing Celebration & Mural Bike Tour | East Bay
Come out to celebrate the completion of 10 new murals in Richmond, CA at the Bay Area Mural Festival Closing Celebration at Richmond Art Center on Sunday, October 8th from 1-6 pm. The BAMFest Celebration features: Community painting Kids activities Bike tours of the new murals Live musical performances by: Mistica ...
Awesöme Orchestra Collective: BAMPFA Film Music | Berkeley
Sunday, October 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required; donations are welcome.
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Awesöme Orchestra Collective: BAMPFA Film Music | Berkeley
Join Awesöme Orchestra as a musician or a listener for their next musical adventure: Open Session 54—film music at BAMPFA. 1:00–2:00 p.m. – Nino Rota – “The Godfather” Suite 2:00–3:00 p.m. – Bernard Herrmann – “Vertigo” Suite 3:00–3:30 p.m. – Max Steiner – “Tara’s Theme” from “Gone with ...

Every Sunday

“Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza

Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, …

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over.
Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor …

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels.
The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you …

Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights

See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides.
Victorian Walking Tour
Every Sunday | 2 pm
1801 Bush, 1801 Bush St., SF, CA
Free, but donations are accepted.
On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll …

Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights

Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon.
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam
Every Sunday | 4-7 pm
The Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland Ave., SF, CA
FREE
Jamming happens …

The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Starry Plough
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley

The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a weekly all-ages matinee concert series from 4-7 pm every Sunday.
The show is free, but donations are welcome. The pub opens at 2 pm. There is a large selection of beers and full kitchen with satisfying pub staples like …

Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF

Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club taught by Jade Ford.
Juggling Club
Most Sundays | 5-8p
Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF
Free, …

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