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Tuesday, September 30

Art at the Dump: Artist Gallery Walkthrough | SF
Tuesday, September 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Art at the Dump: Artist Gallery Walkthrough | SF

Join the artists of Recology’s September 2014 art exhibit for a gallery walkthrough at the Recology (503 Tunnel Ave) at 7 pm on September 30, 2014. You can view the art from 5-7 pm.
The show features artwork made by Samuel Levi Jones, Jeremy Rourke and Shushan Tesfuzigta, during …

$1 Bottles of Wine from Saucey: Brand New Booze Delivery Startup | SF $1 Bottles of Wine from Saucey: Brand New Booze Delivery Startup | SF

Thanks for Eater SF for tipping us off to the latest player on the local drink startup scene is debuting in SF: L.A.-based Saucey, which offers everything from Smirnoff to Blanton’s bourbon, delivered to your door (not to mention 18-racks of Bud Light).
The tradeoff, of course, is …

Gluten-Free Cookbook Talk, Treats & Drinks | Omnivore Books on Food
Tuesday, September 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Gluten-Free Cookbook Talk, Treats & Drinks | Omnivore Books on Food

Karen Morgan, The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free: 125 Savory and Sweet Recipes Using 6 Fail-Proof Flour Blends
Tues. Sept. 30, 6:30-7:30 pm
FREE, with treats from the bakery and drinks from Tito’s Vodka
In her second cookbook, Blackbird Bakery’s Karen Morgan tackles the fundamental secrets to gluten-free delicious recipes: …

Oracle OpenWorld Music Festival: LA’s Indie Electro Capital Cities | SoMa Oracle OpenWorld Music Festival: LA's Indie Electro Capital Cities | SoMa

From 7-9 pm on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, Los Angeles indie electro unit Capital Cities will play a show at Oracle Plaza at Howard Street.
Capital Cities first came together as the duo of composers/songwriters Ryan Merchant and Sebu Simonian. The two initially met on Craigslist in 2008 and …

Happy Hour Stories: School Yard Tales | Berkeley
Tuesday, September 30 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Happy Hour Stories: School Yard Tales | Berkeley
1989 Earthquake 25th Anniversary Talk | SF
Tuesday, September 30 – 7:45 pm | Cost: $5*
*General admission $5; free for SFHA members
1989 Earthquake 25th Anniversary Talk | SF

Commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Earthquake with the SF History Association on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 with guest speakers:  Dennis Kennedy, Erica Arteseros, and Bert Doll.
This panel features three San Franciscans who will talk about the dramatic Loma Prieta earthquake on October 17, 1989. The speakers …

Local Label Night: Fronds’ Electro-Acoustic Harmonies | The Chapel
Tuesday, September 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Local Label Night: Fronds' Electro-Acoustic Harmonies | The Chapel

It’s Local Label Night at The Chapel featuring Do Not Disturb Records with a live set by Fronds.
Fronds’ sound weds two-part boy/girl harmonies to a foundation of finger-plucked guitars, electro-acoustic drums, bass, claps, and FX slathered toy keys. Dylan Tidyman-Jones began composing material for the group …

The Littoral Zone: Dance Film & Author Reading | SF
Tuesday, September 30 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
The Littoral Zone: Dance Film & Author Reading | SF

Kinetech Arts presents “The Littoral Zone,” an evening with writer, photographer, and majestic mermaid dance creature Irene Hsiao, who will show photographs, screen a preview of “Mad Rush,” a dance film made in collaboration with Le Wang (director of Wangle Creative), and read an excerpt …

Wednesday, October 1

7th Annual LinkedIn Networking Picnic & Jazz Concert | SF
Wednesday, October 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
7th Annual LinkedIn Networking Picnic & Jazz Concert | SF

Spend your lunch outdoors networking and enjoying a jazz performance by Ron Thompson & The Resistors at Levi’s Plaza from noon to 1:30 pm on October 1, 2014.
When you arrive at the plaza, look for the LinkedIn Downtown SF Networking Group Sign. Remember to bring your lunch and …

Free Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio
Wednesday, October 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, October 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
East Bay Science Cafe | Albany
Wednesday, October 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
East Bay Science Cafe | Albany
Win Tix: Aquapalooza: Adults-Only Octo-berfest Party & Silent Disco | Aquarium of the Bay
Wednesday, October 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. $15 online; $20 at the door
| Aquarium of the Bay
Aquapalooza: Adults-Only Octo-berfest Party & Silent Disco | Aquarium of the Bay

Raise a glass and toast our mysterious eight-armed friends of the deep as Aquarium of the Bay celebrates Octo-berfest during this adults-only after-hours party.
They’ll be spilling the ink on cephalopods with octopus enrichment presentations, squid dissections, and squid block printing while you delight in sea …

Shaping San Francisco Lecture: A History of LGBTQ Spaces | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, October 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Shaping San Francisco Lecture: A History of LGBTQ Spaces | Mission Dist.

A History of LGBTQ Spaces…Where you Least Expect Them
At the outset of the LGBTQ History Month of October, a group of distinguished historians come together to orient us to queer historic sites and events in the city. They reflect on those that have been torn …

Free Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob
Wednesday, October 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Wednesday Comedy
Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, October 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay

Thursday, October 2

El Presidio Archaeology Excavation: Final Days | October
Thursday, October 2 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
El Presidio Archaeology Excavation: Final Days | October
Sharktoberfest NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, October 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
Sharktoberfest NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

It’s that time of year—when toothy sharks and thirsty humans unite for a salute to brews with an aquatic twist.

In the East Garden, sip your way through a pop-up beer garden with libations on tap from dozens of local breweries, including Pacific Brewing Laboratory, Lagunitas, …

Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, October 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

Friday, October 3

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, October 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
“People in Plazas” 2014 Music Fest: Guitarist Pat Wilder | SF
Friday, October 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE

A magnetic mix of peeling guitar licks that defy gender classification, accompanied by an organic vocal style that evokes worldly conviction.