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2014 Harvest Festival: Apple Pie Contest, Cider Making & Live Music | Ferry Building
Saturday, October 25 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
2014 Harvest Festival: Apple Pie Contest, Cider Making & Live Music | Ferry Building

CUESA and the Ferry Building celebrate the fall harvest and Food Day, a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.
Savor the season’s bounty and join us for a day of tasting, cooking, and learning for all ages.
2014 Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 25, 2014 | …

2014 Halloween Fest: Costume Swap, Fancy Pumpkin Carving & Pup Parade | Marin
Saturday, October 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Marin Country Mart
2014 Halloween Fest: Costume Swap, Fancy Pumpkin Carving & Pup Parade | Marin

Come to the Marin Country Mart Farmers’ Market to celebrate the spookiest day of the year with a Halloween Festival on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Take part in the bring-one-get-one costume swap from 9 am to 1 pm. From 11-11:30 am, dress up your pooch for a Costumed …

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Tenderloin & Potrero Hill Residents
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Tenderloin & 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 ...

2014 Fall Harvest Artisan Food Festival | Nob Hill
Saturday, October 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Cheese Plus
2014 Fall Harvest Artisan Food Festival | Nob Hill

Enjoy food samples and meet the Bay Area’s top food artisans at Cheese Plus’ 10th Annual Fall Harvest Artisan Food Festival.
2014 Fall Harvest Artisan Food Festival
Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 10 am to 4 pm
Cheese Plus, 2001 Polk St, San Francisco
FREE
Drop by and taste the …

2014 Danville Fall Crafts Festival: Saturday | East Bay
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Danville
2014 Danville Fall Crafts Festival: Saturday | East Bay

Celebrate the 23rd annual Danville Fall Crafts Festival on tree-lined Hartz Avenue in downtown Danville from 10 am to 5 pm on October 25-26, 2014. Hosted by the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce this event features over 200 high quality artisans, entertainment, costume parade, fall-themed ...

Visitacion Valley Part I: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, October 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 45 Leland Ave.
Visitacion Valley Part I: 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 morning’s focus is on the valley’s commerce, transportation, and development, including a foray through Little Hollywood and ending at Silvestri’s showroom.
This tour …

2014 Día de los Muertes Festival, Lucha & Taco Eating Contest | San José
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
2014 Día de los Muertes Festival, Lucha & Taco Eating Contest | San José

Come enjoy 5th Annual Dia De Los Muertos Festival filled with live music, food, local artists and vendors, Lucha Libre wrestling, and a Taco Eating Contest.
2014 Día de los Muertes Festival
Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 11 am to 6 pm
St. James Park, San Jose
FREE
2014 Dia The festival is steeped …

Wharf Fest 2014 & Saturday Night Fireworks | Fisherman’s Wharf
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fisherman's Wharf
Wharf Fest 2014 & Saturday Night Fireworks | Fisherman's Wharf

Whart Fest 2014 celebrates the legacy of San Francisco’s historic waterfront district and invites Bay Area locals to visit the district after the tourist season has ended and before San Francisco’s fabulous fall climate fades away. 2014 Wharf Fest Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 11 am to 9 pm ...

2014 Children’s Halloween “Alien Sci-Fi” Daytime Hootenanny | Haight
Saturday, October 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stanyan & Waller
2014 Children's Halloween

Come out and celebrate the Haight-Ashbury Street Fair‘s 9th 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 25, 2014.
The 2014 theme …

SF Open Studios 2014 | SoMa, Tenderloin, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch & Bayview
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2014 | SoMa, Tenderloin, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch & Bayview

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 on Saturdays and Sundays, from October 11 to November 9, 2014. Each weekend, art patrons, ...

2014 Presidio Pumpkin Carving Fest | SF
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Pershing Square
2014 Presidio Pumpkin Carving Fest | SF

Come to the Presidio carve a free pumpkin and create your own Halloween decor from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26, 2014. Free, but an RSVP is required. Free pumpkins from Farmer John’s Pumpkin Farm in Half Moon Bay will be ...

2014 Día de Los Muertos at the Cemetary: Aztec Dance, Folklorico & Singing | San José
Saturday, October 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Calvary Catholic Cemetery
2014 Día de Los Muertos at the Cemetary: Aztec Dance, Folklorico & Singing | San José

The 5th Annual Día de Los Muertos celebration at Calvary Catholic Cemetery will take place from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
The celebration will include performances by local entertainers, singer Manuel Romero, Aztec dance group Capulli Tonalehqueh, in addition to Folklorico …

2014 Harvest Festival: Whole Foods Gilman Pre-Opening Party | Berkeley
Saturday, October 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Whole Foods Gilman
2014 Harvest Festival: Whole Foods Gilman Pre-Opening Party | Berkeley

The brand new Whole Foods on Gilman Street is throwing a parking lot pre-opening party to celebrate the harvest season from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
There will be live music from Asheba, Adrian Bellue and others. Kids activities including a cupcake …

2014 Halloween Parade & Carnival | Menlo Park
Saturday, October 25 – 11:45 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Menlo Park
2014 Halloween Parade & Carnival | Menlo Park

The annual Menlo Park Halloween Hoopla Parade & Carnival is held the Saturday before Halloween from 11:45 am to 3 pm on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Come in costume and participate in the annual parade to Fremont Park. Participants will receive a trick or treat bag. A …

2014 “Come Out & Play” Saturday: All-Day Game Festival | SF
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP may be required for some games.
| Civic Center (SF)
2014

The Come Out & Play Festival is back celebrating a fifth year of bringing play to the Bay with new and innovative real-world games happening on Fulton Street between Hyde and Larkin at Civic Center in the heart of San Francisco. 2014 Come Out & ...

2014 Michael Jackson “Thriller” Dance-Off & Costume Contest | Oakland
Saturday, October 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $10 donation is requested.
| Studio One Art Center
2014 Michael Jackson

Witness the simultaneous dance-off to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” for an annual flashmob called “Thrill the World” that is performed simultaneously along with thousands all over the world.
2014 “Thrill the World” Michael Jackson Flash Mob
Saturday, October 25, 2014 | Noon class, 3 pm performance
Studio One Art Center, 365 45th …

2014 Clarion Alley Block Party: 10 Hours of Live Music & Mural Celebration | SF
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Clarion Alley
2014 Clarion Alley Block Party: 10 Hours of Live Music & Mural Celebration | SF

The Clarion Alley Mural Project celebrates 22 years of creating and showcasing public art by preserving the amazing murals on Clarion Alley nestled between Mission and Valencia and 17th and 18th.
A DIY block party without corporate sponsorship, the annual Block Party features live and DJ …

2014 Bay Area Science Fest Halloween Bash: Candy Delivery Contraption | North Bay
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but canned food donations benefit the Marin Food Bank.
| Bon Air Center
2014 Bay Area Science Fest Halloween Bash: Candy Delivery Contraption | North Bay

The 2014 Halloween Bash at the Bon Air Center is a mashup of Halloween and makers, celebrating community-made arcade games, with free trick-or-treating and a food drive – all an official part of the Bay Area Science Festival.
Marin maker groups will create large game/activities for …

Fisherman’s Wharf Clam Chowder Competition & Tasting Party | 2014
Fisherman's Wharf Clam Chowder Competition & Tasting Party | 2014

At Wharf Fest’s one-day-only chowder competition, classic establishments like Boudin Bakery, Cioppino’s, and Fog Harbor Fish House will take on new wharf restaurants and battle it out for the title of Best Fisherman’s Wharf Chowder. Your ticket gets you samples from all of the competitors, …

2014 El Cerrito Free Folk Festival: 9 Hours of Music & Workshops | East Bay
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | El Cerrito High School
2014 El Cerrito Free Folk Festival: 9 Hours of Music & Workshops | East Bay

El Cerrito Free Folk Festival a daylong arts and music festival featuring two stages, workshops, a family program and plenty of spaces for spontaneous jams.
Listen, learn, play and enjoy live music from world renowned and local musicians alike, with open mics, jam sessions, and more.
2014 El Cerrito …

2014 Fairfax Irish Music & Dance Festival | North Bay
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Sleeping Lady Café
2014 Fairfax Irish Music & Dance Festival | North Bay

The small town of Fairfax, situated 22 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge, will once again resemble a town in Ireland during the 4th annual Irish Music Festival with jigs, reels and singing voices coming from pubs, restaurants, and cafés including The Sleeping Lady, Iron Springs Brew Pub, 19 ...

2014 Skeletonfest: Sugar Skull Making & Screenprinting | East Bay
Saturday, October 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please bring a t-shirt to screenprint and something yummy to share.
| Richmond Art Center
2014 Skeletonfest: Sugar Skull Making & Screenprinting | East Bay

Families, grab your costumes and join the Richmond Art Center for Halloween and Day of the Dead art festivities on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Come in costume and create masks and funny, movable skeletons, sugar skulls or a screen-printed skeleton t-shirt. Please bring a t-shirt to …

2014 Dog-O-Ween: Canine Costume Contest | Palo Alto
Saturday, October 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rinconada Park
2014 Dog-O-Ween: Canine Costume Contest | Palo Alto

The Palo Alto Animal Shelter presents its Second Annual Dog-O-Ween with an even bigger and more hilarious group of costumed dogs and their owners gathering on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Make sure to meet the special guest Palo Alto Police Department K-9 Eddie and his handler Officer …

Visitacion Valley Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, October 25 – 2:00 pm | 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 …

Silent Film San Francisco Walking Tour | SF
Saturday, October 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pacific and Kearny
Silent Film San Francisco Walking Tour | SF

San Francisco’s connection with the movies goes back more than 125 years to the very earliest days of the moving picture. From iconic locations to back alleys, San Francisco served as the backdrop for literally hundreds of silent films from as early as the 1890s, …