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Friday, October 7

Parade of Ships Under Golden Gate Bridge | Fleet Week 2016
Friday, October 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Crissy Field
Parade of Ships Under Golden Gate Bridge | Fleet Week 2016

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. 35th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week  October 3 – 10, 2016 San Francisco FREE ...

Disaster Relief Demo Day: Fleet Week 2016 | Marina Green
Friday, October 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Marina Green
Disaster Relief Demo Day: Fleet Week 2016 | Marina Green

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. 35th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week  October 3 – 10, 2016 San Francisco FREE ...

Fleet Week 2016 | Full Airshow Friday & Blue Angels
Friday, October 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marina Green
Fleet Week 2016 | Full Airshow Friday & Blue Angels

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. 35th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week  October 3 – 10, 2016 San Francisco FREE ...

Saturday, October 8

Fall City Wide Yard Sale | Sausalito
Saturday, October 8 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | MLK Parking Lot
Fall City Wide Yard Sale | Sausalito
The City of Sausalito’s bi-annual yard sale has over 90 sale booths in one location. Admission is free. This is a great place to find treasures at affordable prices. Volunteers in Public Safety (V.I.P.S) will be there to educate attendees in disaster preparedness, and many ...
Saturday Ship Tours | Fleet Week 2016
Saturday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 30
Saturday Ship Tours | Fleet Week 2016

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. 35th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week  October 3 – 10, 2016 San Francisco FREE ...

2016 Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow | Berkeley
Saturday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley)
2016 Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow | Berkeley
Honor the ancestors, the present spirit, and future generations, at the 24th annual Indigenous Peoples Day featuring Native Californian dancing, an inter-tribal dance contest, foods, arts, crafts, all day raffles, drumming and singing. 2016 Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow Saturday, October 8, 2016 | 10 am to 6 pm Civic Center Park, 2151 Martin Luther King Jr ...
2016 World Veg Festival: Cooking Demos, Talks & Live Entertainment | GG Park
Saturday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 regular admission, $5 students and seniors.
| County Fair Building
2016 World Veg Festival: Cooking Demos, Talks & Live Entertainment | GG Park

The San Francisco Veg Society hosts the 17th annual World Veg Festival featuring an exciting lineup of speakers, cooking demos, exhibitors, entertainers and food vendors. SFVS is a non-profit and all-volunteer run organization whose mission is to promote a plant-based lifestyle for healthy, ethical & sustainable living. ...

2016 Park Street Classic Show: 400+ Cars & Oldies DJ | Alameda
Saturday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Park Street (Alameda)
2016 Park Street Classic Show: 400+ Cars & Oldies DJ | Alameda
More than 400 cars of every description will be on display in Alameda’s historic downtown district — Roadsters, Coupes, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, and more. 2016 Park Streeet Classic Car Show Saturday, October 8, 2016 | 10 am to 4 pm Park Street, Alameda FREE Most of the cars come from ...
Life is Living 2016: Hip Hop, DJs, Theatre & Graffiti Battle | Oakland
Saturday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | deFremery Park
Life is Living 2016: Hip Hop, DJs, Theatre & Graffiti Battle | Oakland
Life is Living is a free celebration of urban life through hip hop, intergenerational health and environmental action presented by Youth Speaks. 2016 Life is Living Saturday, October 8, 2016 | 10 am to 7 pm Lil’ Bobby Hutton Park (DeFremery Park), 1651 Adeline Street, Oakland FREE
2016 Bon Air Invitational Car Show: American Vintage Gems from ’20s-’70s | Marin
Saturday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bon Air Center
2016 Bon Air Invitational Car Show: American Vintage Gems from '20s-'70s | Marin
The Bon Air Invitational Car Show is set to take over the Bon Air Center parking lot with more than 100 of the finest vintage cars in the area along with live music, fun for the little ones and more. Free to attend, this annual ...
“Bark at the Park: K9 Heroes” Military, Police & Fire Dog Demos | Fleet Week 2016
Saturday, October 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Duboce Park
The annual “Bark at the Park” honors our K-9 heroes and their human friends during San Francisco Fleet Week 2016. Watch and learn about working K-9’s from the I Marine Expeditionary Force (I MEF), Commander, U.S. Third Fleet, San Francisco Police Department, San Francisco Sheriff’s Department, ...
San Carlos Art & Wine Faire | Laurel St. Park
Saturday, October 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Carlos Downtown
San Carlos Art & Wine Faire | Laurel St. Park
The 2016 Annual San Carlos Art & Wine Faire celebrates its 26th year on Saturday and Sunday, October 8 from 10am-6pm and October 9 from 10am-6pm. Sponsored by the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce, this fun-filled, outdoor family event features a beautiful array of artwork, live entertainment, a classic and ...
DogFest: Activities, Music & Vendors For Dogs & Dog Lovers | Cupertino
Saturday, October 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Memorial Park (Cupertino)
DogFest: Activities, Music & Vendors For Dogs & Dog Lovers | Cupertino
DogFest Walk ‘n Roll is a family-friendly, dog-friendly, completely accessible dog walk and festival, benefiting Canine Companions for Independence. They can’t wait to see you at DogFest Walk ‘n Roll Silicon Valley on Saturday, October 8th at Memorial Park. There will be tons of activities, music ...
Litquake 2016: Free Saturday Events | Oct. 8
Saturday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Litquake 2016: Free Saturday Events | Oct. 8

San Francisco’s legendary annual Litquake festival features hundreds of authors, poets and journalists in a myriad of separate events throughout the Bay Area – including the world’s largest literary pub crawl. It’s all meant to foster interest in literature for people of all ages, perpetuate a sense of literary community, ...

2016 Ocean Beach Music & Art Festival: 6 Stages, 20+ Bands & Live Art | Sunset Dist.
Saturday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Outer Noriega
2016 Ocean Beach Music & Art Festival: 6 Stages, 20+ Bands & Live Art | Sunset Dist.
The world-renowned Noriega Street will be home to the 3rd Annual Ocean Beach Music and Art Festival (formerly Outer Noriega Street Fair) featuring a slew of live music on six stages, live art, and a pumpkin patch too. 2016 Ocean Beach Music & Art Festival Saturday, October 8, 2016 ...
“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, October 8 – All Day | 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. Jack of All Trades Market Every Second Saturday | 11 am to 5 ...

Fleet Week 2016: Blue Angels Airshow | Saturday
Saturday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marina Green
Fleet Week 2016: Blue Angels Airshow | Saturday

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. 35th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week  October 3 – 10, 2016 San Francisco FREE ...

Urban Indie Experience: Local Artisans, Craft Beer & Live Music | Emeryville
Saturday, October 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Urban Indie Experience: Local Artisans, Craft Beer & Live Music | Emeryville
The Urban Indie Experience takes over Bay Street Emeryville with a special day of festivities. Free to attend, this eclectic urban extravaganza will feature a vibrant mix of 30 local artisans, delicious craft beers, three live bands, and more.
MetalFest 2016: Live Music & Canned Food Drive | East Bay
Saturday, October 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but please bring some canned food to donate.
| Hayward Memorial Park
MetalFest 2016: Live Music & Canned Food Drive | East Bay
Bands4Bands presents MetalFest 2016, a hard local music festival, canned food drive, and family festival with giveaways, a kids’ area and vendors on Saturday, October 8, 2016. This Annual Festival will have giveaways, kid’s area, BBQ and vendors. Bands4Bands will accept your canned food donations at the ...

Sunday, October 9

Sunday Ship Tours | Fleet Week 2016
Sunday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 80
Sunday Ship Tours | Fleet Week 2016

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. 35th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week  October 3 – 10, 2016 San Francisco FREE ...

2016 World Veg Festival: Cooking Demos, Talks & Live Entertainment | GG Park
Sunday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 regular admission, $5 students and seniors.
| County Fair Building
2016 World Veg Festival: Cooking Demos, Talks & Live Entertainment | GG Park

The San Francisco Veg Society hosts the 17th annual World Veg Festival featuring an exciting lineup of speakers, cooking demos, exhibitors, entertainers and food vendors. SFVS is a non-profit and all-volunteer run organization whose mission is to promote a plant-based lifestyle for healthy, ethical & sustainable living. ...

2016 Day on the Bay: Free Kayak Rides, Food, Pumpkins | South Bay
Sunday, October 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Alviso Marina County Park
2016 Day on the Bay: Free Kayak Rides, Food, Pumpkins | South Bay
The Sixth Annual Day on the Bay Festival is a free family event has something for everyone including free kayak rides, free hamburgers (veggie too), live entertainment on two stages, free pumpkins for kids, and to prep for the winter, free flu shots – all from 10 am ...
The East Bay Bonsai Society’s 55th Annual Show | Oakland
Sunday, October 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lakeside Park Garden Center
The East Bay Bonsai Society's 55th Annual Show | Oakland
The East Bay Bonsai Society’s 55th Annual Show will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 8th and 9th. The show hours are 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday and 11:00 — 4:00 pm on Sunday. The show will feature over 50 tree varieties ...
Litquake 2016: Free Sunday Events | Oct. 9
Sunday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Litquake 2016: Free Sunday Events | Oct. 9

San Francisco’s legendary annual Litquake festival features hundreds of authors, poets and journalists in a myriad of separate events throughout the Bay Area – including the world’s largest literary pub crawl. It’s all meant to foster interest in literature for people of all ages, perpetuate a sense of literary community, ...

97th Annual Columbus Day Bazaar: Sunday | North Beach
Sunday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Filbert & Powell St.
97th 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 ...

Poetry in Parks 2016 & Mountain Top Literature Festival | Mt. Tam
Sunday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*A shuttle service is free but an RSVP is required.
| Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre
Poetry in Parks 2016 & Mountain Top Literature Festival | Mt. Tam
Poetry in Parks 2016 is a free, daylong festival in the historic Cushing Memorial-Mountain Theater in Mt. Tamalpais State Park, on the occasion of Quiet Lightning’s 100th show and as part of the Art in the Parks initiative celebrating the centennial of the National Parks ...
2016 Rockridge “Out & About” Street Festival | Oakland
Sunday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Rockridge
2016 Rockridge
From a business district to a festival, nearly a mile of College Avenue in Oakland will be transformed into the Rockridge Out & About Festival featuring gourmet food and drinks from local restaurants and food trucks, live music, wellness activities, kids’ activities, and a chef stage. 2016 ...
17th Annual Burning Man “Decompression” Street Faire | SF
Sunday, October 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 donation before 3 pm. $20 after
| Esprit Park
17th Annual Burning Man
The annual Decompression Heat the Street Fair is a reunion of sorts for Burning Man and a chance for newcomers to get a small taste of the Playa, but without all the dust.Come at Noon sharp to enjoy all the installations, performances, fire, dance, theme ...
148th Annual Italian Heritage Parade | North Beach
Sunday, October 9 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Washington Square Park
148th Annual 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. The parade is part of the Columbus Day celebration in North Beach which also includes the ...
Fleet Week 2016: Blue Angels Airshow | Sunday
Sunday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marina Green
Fleet Week 2016: 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. 35th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week  October 3 – 10, 2016 San Francisco FREE ...