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Tuesday, October 21

Rare Walking Tour: SF’s Grand Old Clubs | Nob Hill Rare Walking Tour: SF's Grand Old Clubs | Nob Hill

Some older tourist guide books from the mid 20th century refer to the area between Nob Hill, Union Square, and the Financial District as Club Land or Club Row. The heyday of these social clubs was from the late 19th century up to the Great …

Rare Potrero Hill Walking Tour | SF Rare Potrero Hill Walking Tour | SF

Potrero Hill is a diverse neighborhood on one of our many hills that has an interesting history, fascinating characters, vistas to the four winds and great weather. This hill even has a unique brewery and a one-of-a-kind church across the street from each other.
Meet in …

Exploratorium Lab & Lunch: “The Edible Bay” Local Food Discussion | Pier 15 Exploratorium Lab & Lunch:

Join historian Matthew Booker for an exploration of why twentieth-century Americans lost faith in local food. Using the Bay’s oyster fishery as a case study, Booker will discuss how this changed the way we think about the Bay.
Free, but an RSVP required for lunch. Email reserve@exploratorium.edu, …

Westin St. Francis 110th Anniversary Free Historic Tour | SF
Tuesday, October 21 – 1:10 pm | Cost: FREE
Westin St. Francis 110th Anniversary Free Historic Tour | SF
2014 Barbie Mutilation Night: Halloween Edition | Mission Dist. 2014 Barbie Mutilation Night: Halloween Edition | Mission Dist.

Play out your demented fantasies in the name of charity. Barbara Millicent Roberts, aka Barbie, is looking for a new look this Halloween, so let your inner ‘plastic’ surgeon shine. Doc’s Clock presents Barbie Mutilation Night 2014.
2014 Barbie Mutilation Night: Halloween Edition
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 – …

Free Dark Comedy Advanced Screening: “Birdman” | Embarcadero
Tuesday, October 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Lamdmark Embarcadero Cinema
Free Dark Comedy Advanced Screening:

The new dark comedy Birdman is landing in theaters soon and The Cartoon Art Museum has passes to a free advanced screening at Embarcadero Cinemas at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, October 21, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
This film is a black comedy that tells the story of an …

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, October 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
Milkin' It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight

Come party with Milkin’ It and your headliner David Gborie (The Business, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, SF Punch Line).
David Gborie comes to party. He’s been telling jokes all over the country for a couple of years now and he is, in his words, “Pretty legit at …

Wednesday, October 22

Paws on the Square: Doggie Musical Chairs & Puppy Pampering | Oakland
Wednesday, October 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Paws on the Square: Doggie Musical Chairs & Puppy Pampering | Oakland
Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, October 22 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Win Tix: Sloan: Power Pop Harmonies & Cheeky Charm | SF
Wednesday, October 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets; regular cost, $15-20
Sloan: Power Pop Harmonies & Cheeky Charm | SF

The Toronto-based rock quartet Sloan is perhaps the most truly democratic group in the annals of pop, with Jay Ferguson, Chris Murphy, Patrick Pentland, and Andrew Scott all contributing original compositions to each record, equal partners with equal say over every aspect of their work.
Over …

Thursday, October 23

Win: Legion of Honor VIP “Houghton Hall” Tix: Downton Abbey-esque Art & Treasures | SF Legion of Honor VIP

Step into the history and grandeur of Houghton Hall, the English country house reminiscent of Highclere Castle seen on the popular PBS drama, Downton Abbey.
With stunning displays of its spectacular interiors, rarely exhibited treasures, and exquisite furniture that have survived through the centuries, Houghton Hall: …

2014 Warriors Basketball Open Practice & Behind-the-Scenes | Oakland 2014 Warriors Basketball Open Practice & Behind-the-Scenes | Oakland

The Golden State Warriors are getting ready for the fall season and invite you to a free, open practice so you can have sneak peek behind the scenes at a real practice game at the Oracle Arena at 6 pm on Thursday, October 23, 2014.
Free, …

Win Tix: “Love City Horror” Costume Party: 8 Bands, Live Painting & $2 Beers | SF
Thursday, October 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15

The goal is to be the definite San Francisco Underground.  The home for honest art and the people who appreciate it, featuring 8 Bands, 1 Live Painter, $2 dollar beers, and a costume party.
Bands:

Zodiac Death Valley
Hungry Skinny
Down Dirty Shake
Strange Hotel
Down and Outlaws
The Spiral Electric
G R O …

Win Tix: Halloween at the Dungeon: Adults-Only Performances & After-Party | SF
Thursday, October 23 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $40.
| The San Francisco Dungeon
Halloween at the Dungeon: Adults-Only Performances & After-Party | SF

The Home of Halloween, The San Francisco Dungeon, dares you to visit during our 21+ adult only Lates on October 23, 2014.
Join the Trickster as you experience 200 years of history through nine live actor shows and a thrilling after party at The Gold Dust Lounge. Tickets …

Friday, October 24

Free Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF
Friday, October 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF