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Thursday, October 2

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, October 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Looking to discover SF’s best local craft/artisan food vendors and special chef pop-ups? SoMa StrEat Food Park and Funcheap are putting on a Thursday Night Market called “StrEat Bazaar.” The focus is mostly craft food vendors, special pop-up restaurants, food trucks (of course) and some artists ...

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, October 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cyprian’s
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF

All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in a communal setting at this free vegetarian dinner gathering. The dinner takes place the first Thursday of every month at 6 pm at St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church and is ...

Friday, October 3

“Friday Night Market”: Summer Evening Festival | UN Plaza
Friday, October 3 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission. Bring cash for food, drinks and shopping
| UN Plaza

In trying to make United Nations Plaza a comfortable and fun evening destination rather than a public space you walk quickly through, the city is throwing a series of late summer night markets with a beer garden, live music, food trucks, DIY art workshops and ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland

Join the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) and Off the Grid on 10th Street every Friday for a family-friendly take on a festive night market. Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak café pop-up. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, extended OMCA Store hours, family-friendly ...

Vespertine Circus Performance, Silent Disco & Creative Mixer | Menlo Park
Friday, October 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bernhardt Studio
Vespertine Circus Performance, Silent Disco & Creative Mixer | Menlo Park

Come mix and mingle with photo and video industry professionals including models, photographers, designers, videographers, game-developers, marketing-teams and artists, and check out the brand newly renovated Bernhardt Studios in Menlo Park.
Bring your friends, enjoy some antics from The Vespertine Circus, an Oakland based alt-circus collective, and …

Saturday, October 4

“Cars and Coffee”: Exotic & Muscle Car Meetup | SF

Come and view some really special cars and interact with other car lovers at Cars and Coffee. Unlike other car shows, their fantastic turn out allows them to limit the cars to truly rare, unique, or exotic vehicles. Spectator parking is at the lot next door for ...

2014 Oaktoberfest Beer Festival | Oakland
Saturday, October 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for beer and food, or purchase advance tickets.
| Dimond District (Oakland)
2014 Oaktoberfest Beer Festival | Oakland

“Oaktoberfest in the Dimond” is Oakland’s family-friendly Oktoberfest craft beer festival featuring live music, a DJ battle, dance performances, a skate jam and contests, kids’ activities, and of course, a biergarten.
2014 Oaktoberfest in the Dimond
Saturday, October 4, 2014 | 11 am to 6 pm
MacArthur Blvd. and …

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF
Saturday, October 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF

This waterfront market, run by the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA), has over 120 food, fruit, and vegetable vendors on Saturdays and the entire Bay as its beautiful backdrop. The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market operates year-round from 8 am to 2 pm. On ...

Free Guided Tea Tasting | Peet’s
Saturday, October 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Peet's (Market Street)
Free Guided Tea Tasting | Peet's

Like wine, there are so many varieties of coffee that tasting them all can be somewhat overwhelming. Guided Tastings allow you to experience the flavor characteristics of a particular coffee and compare it to another coffee from the same or different growing region or processing ...

Win Tix: Thrive Expo: Green Living Speakers & Chef Demos | Berkeley
Saturday, October 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets, or get ticket at 50% off with our discount code SFFUNCHEAP.
| Finnish Brotherhood Hall
Thrive Expo: Green Living Speakers & Chef Demos | Berkeley

Thrive Expo brings together local businesses, entrepreneurs, visionaries, activists, community leaders and the greater Bay Area community members to share information, celebrate healthy and green living and support the growth of the Bay Area Conscious Food and Lifestyle Movement.
Visit with local vendors, attend workshops, listen …

Free “Bonfire Sessions” Concert: Best Coast w/ Sonny & The Sunsets | SoMa
Saturday, October 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required, but capacity is limited so arrive early.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Free

The 2014 JanSport Bonfire Sessions are returning to San Francisco for a night of performances by Best Coast, Sonny & The Sunsets, and Meatbodies while you enjoy free frosty beverages (beer, we’re assumming) at SoMa StrEat Food Park on Saturday, October 4, 2014.
Now they call this a “bonfire” session …

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show w/ Free Pizza & Candy | Oakland
Saturday, October 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | It's Your Move Game Store

As always, the show will have free pizza and free candy, and is 100% free, 100% BYOB, and 100% hilarious.
This time around, opening the show will be Christopher John. CJ is a Bay Area favorite, and one of the rising stars of the local stand …

Sunday, October 5

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, October 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

49ers vs. Chiefs Game Watch: Food Trucks & Beer Garden | SoMa
Sunday, October 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission with RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
 49ers vs. Chiefs Game Watch: Food Trucks & Beer Garden | SoMa

Watch the 49ers keep their momentum and beat down the Kansas City Chiefs at a Funcheap Food Truck Tailgating Party. We’ve got food trucks, lots of big screen TVs, beer bucket specials, and Bottomless Mimosas.
Join up with hundreds of other Niners fans at SF’s biggest weekly game watch.
Funcheap …

Monday, October 6

Cyberpunk Cinema Night: Thriller Satire “Videodrome” | Mission Dist.
Monday, October 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Cyberpunk Cinema Night: Thriller Satire

Videodrome (1989)
Smash in your CRT for fear of Cronenberg’s hardcore new flesh vision: Videodrome. Meet Max Renn, a shock-TV station magnate whose lust for cutting edge sadism demolishes reality. Right-wing conspiracies, satellites and sci-fi horror/gore collide in this prophetic thriller-satire. Influenced by the ideas of …

Win Tix: Flour + Water Chef Talks w/ “Mythbuster” Adam Savage | SF
Monday, October 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $30.00
| The Commonwealth Club (SF)
Flour + Water Chef Talks w/

Thomas McNaughton, Chef, Partner and author of flour + water, central kitchen and salumeria, will be in conversation with Adam Savage, host of “Mythbusters.”
In just five short years, flour + water has gained a cult-like local following and an award-driven national reputation, and McNaughton is …

Wednesday, October 8

Paws on the Square: Doggie Musical Chairs & Puppy Pampering | Oakland
Wednesday, October 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Paws on the Square: Doggie Musical Chairs & Puppy Pampering | Oakland

Pet owners and their pups are invited to enjoy festive, four-legged fun at Jack London Square’s Paws on the Square every Wednesday in October 2014. This month-long series will fill the Oakland waterfront with free tips, tricks and puppy pampering on Wednesday evenings including doggy ...

Thursday, October 9

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, October 9 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Looking to discover SF’s best local craft/artisan food vendors and special chef pop-ups? SoMa StrEat Food Park and Funcheap are putting on a Thursday Night Market called “StrEat Bazaar.” The focus is mostly craft food vendors, special pop-up restaurants, food trucks (of course) and some artists ...

Friday, October 10

“Friday Night Market”: Summer Evening Festival | UN Plaza
Friday, October 10 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission. Bring cash for food, drinks and shopping
| UN Plaza

In trying to make United Nations Plaza a comfortable and fun evening destination rather than a public space you walk quickly through, the city is throwing a series of late summer night markets with a beer garden, live music, food trucks, DIY art workshops and ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland

Join the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) and Off the Grid on 10th Street every Friday for a family-friendly take on a festive night market. Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak café pop-up. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, extended OMCA Store hours, family-friendly ...

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Friday, October 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye ...

Saturday, October 11

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF
Saturday, October 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF

This waterfront market, run by the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA), has over 120 food, fruit, and vegetable vendors on Saturdays and the entire Bay as its beautiful backdrop. The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market operates year-round from 8 am to 2 pm. On ...

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, October 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. In addition to shopping for one-of-a-kind items, there are food and craft beers ...

Free Guided Coffee Tasting | Peet’s
Saturday, October 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Peet's (Market Street)
Free Guided Coffee Tasting | Peet's

Like wine, there are so many varieties of coffee that tasting them all can be somewhat overwhelming. Guided Tastings allow you to experience the flavor characteristics of a particular coffee and compare it to another coffee from the same or different growing region or processing ...

Win Tix: San Francisco Magazine’s 2014 “FallFest” | Justin Herman Plaza
San Francisco Magazine's 2014

San Francisco Magazine transforms Justin Herman Plaza into a European-style marketplace for their annual FallFest. Create signature cocktails, enjoy live chef demos and, of course, taste everything.
Eat your way through 40 restaurants, sip wines from over 30 local wineries, watch the Bay Area’s best chefs and …