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Wednesday, October 4

First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek
Wednesday, October 4 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Downtown
First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek “First Wednesday” monthly street festival brings together hundreds of people to Cypress Street in downtown Walnut Creek for a fun-filled evening of live music, food trucks, variety of vendors and roaming entertainment for all to enjoy. First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food ...

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, October 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, October 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clayton Valley Bowl
Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay

The first Wednesday of every month brings you a hilarious comedy show to the Lounge at Clayton Valley Bowl in Concord. Mires like Fires presents has become one of best East Bay stand up comedy showcases around. The show features a different lineup of talented ...

Thursday, October 5

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, October 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr ...

Friday, October 6

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, October 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen

This is your monthly chance  to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. Your favorite chefs in the kitchen, and you can walk through and taste their favorite new recipes. Plus there’s beer. What could be better? The monthly Batch Made Market highlights ...

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, October 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held ...

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, October 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday

Oakland Critical Mass is a monthly group bike ride that takes place every first Friday of the month, which starts at 8 pm at the BikeLink bike lockers at 14th and Broadway, and ends at 23rd and Telegraph where Oakland Art Murmur is underway. Critical Mass is argued ...

Saturday, October 7

2017 Senior Info Fair: Free Flu Shots, Blood Pressure Checks & Chiropractic Exams | Dublin
Saturday, October 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dublin Senior Center
2017 Senior Info Fair: Free Flu Shots, Blood Pressure Checks & Chiropractic Exams | Dublin
The Dublin Senior Center will host the 2017 Senior Info Fair on Saturday, October 7, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Various government agencies, non-profits, service organizations and retail businesses will be represented. Free services will be offered including flu shots, blood pressure checks, ear ...
2nd Annual Santa Clara City Library Comic Con
Saturday, October 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santa Clara City Library
2nd Annual Santa Clara City Library Comic Con
Santa Clara City Library is bringing together Bay Area artists, comic book shops, cosplayers, makers, and authors for the second annual Santa Clara City Library Comic Con this fall. Join them at the Central Park Library on Saturday, October 7th for a full day of panels ...
Schroeder’s 124th Oktoberfest & Hofbrauhaus Celebration | SF
Saturday, October 7 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but food and drinks are for purchase through token system.
| Schroeder's Restaurant
Schroeder's 124th Oktoberfest & Hofbrauhaus Celebration | SF

San Francisco’s historic German restaurant, Schroeder’s, celebrates the 124th Oktoberfest – the largest beer festival in the world – with a grand Oktoberfest celebration. The celebration kicks off with an over-the-top block party on September 15, 2017. The party moves indoors for the next five consecutive ...

Sunday, October 8

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, October 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

Tuesday, October 10

Rock Band Night: Big Amps & 2,000+ Songs | Oakland
Tuesday, October 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Independent Brewing Company
Rock Band Night: Big Amps & 2,000+ Songs | Oakland

Form a band (guitar, bass, drums, vocals) and rock the world. Rockband 4 will be projected on the wall and connected to a large amp so you can rock out loud. With over 2000 songs to choose from you will surely find an anthem. This ...

Friday, October 13

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, October 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the second Friday of the month with upwards of 400 riders usually meeting at an East ...

Saturday, October 14

OurTownSF LGBTQ Nonprofit Expo | Eureka Valley
Saturday, October 14 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eureka Valley Recreation Center
OurTownSF LGBTQ Nonprofit Expo | Eureka Valley
Come and participate at the largest SF LGBTQ Nonprofit Expo ever. They’re taking over the entire Eureka Valley Recreation Center at 18th and Collingwood plus their playing field for their 2nd annual OurTownSF Nonprofit Expo. Connect in English or Spanish. They will feature over 100 SF ...
“Ignite!” Innovation: Lighted Drones, Digital Paintings & Robot Demos | Pleasanton
Saturday, October 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Arts Center (Pleasanton)
The inaugural “Ignite!” is a free family event slated to fill the Firehouse Arts Center and the surrounding streets between Division and Railroad. The evening event will feature: Jeremy Sutton, Digital Artist (Performed live digital painting for Cirque du Soleil) Hot Club of San Francisco Innovative Illuminated Decor Ignite! Talks Illuminated Drones Eden ...
Schroeder’s 124th Oktoberfest Block Party | SF
Saturday, October 14 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but food and drinks are for purchase through token system.
| Schroeder's Restaurant
Schroeder's 124th Oktoberfest Block Party | SF

San Francisco’s historic German restaurant, Schroeder’s, celebrates the 124th Oktoberfest – the largest beer festival in the world – with a grand Oktoberfest celebration. The celebration kicks off with an over-the-top block party on September 15, 2017. The party moves indoors for the next five consecutive ...

Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
Saturday, October 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Layover
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland

It’s a storytelling event where the point is to meet each other. At this one-of-a-kind, participatory event, you’ll have a chance to meet cool people as well as listen to real-life stories without notes or scripts. Tell your friends, bring a girlfriend or a wingman, ...

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, October 14 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, San Francisco Theater Pub invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join them at the Exit Theatre for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 ...

Sunday, October 15

San Francisco Bluegrass and Old-Time Festival | McLaren Park
Sunday, October 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
San Francisco Bluegrass and Old-Time Festival | McLaren Park
The San Francisco Bluegrass and Old-Time Festival.showcases several of our local troubadours at a non-stop afternoon of new and traditional tunes sung and played by The Beauty Operators String Band, and several well-known bluegrass bands.

Wednesday, October 18

Lego Lunchtime Build-a-thon | Mountain View
Wednesday, October 18 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Lego Lunchtime Build-a-thon | Mountain View

Build awesome things with Legos. It’s drop-in event with no registration required. The library provides the Legos, you provide the imagination. 12:30-1:30 pm: It’s a Lego fest for all ages. Everyone is welcome to have fun building. They also have Duplos for toddlers. This event takes ...

Thursday, October 19

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord
Thursday, October 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Concord)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Concord Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when ...

Friday, October 20

6th Annual Ohlone Big Time Gathering | The Presidio
Friday, October 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rob Hill Campground
6th Annual Ohlone Big Time Gathering | The Presidio
Join them in Ohlone Big Time to celebrate the indigenous culture of the California coast. Experience food, dancing, singing, storytelling, raffles, vending, camping and good old family fun. All are welcome.
San Jose Bike Party
Friday, October 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Saturday, October 21

Corgi Con Fall 2017: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty | Ocean Beach
Saturday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Below Cliff House)
Corgi Con Fall 2017: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty | Ocean Beach
The NorCal Corgi Con is a wonderfully bizarre beach day bash for dogs (and their pawrents) that brings together hundreds of enthusiastic Corgis, their owners and wannabes too on Ocean Beach in San FranCorgsco, between Stairwell 2 and 5 near the Cliff House, from 10 am to 2 ...
McLaren Park Metal Music Festival | SF
Saturday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
McLaren Park Metal Music Festival | SF
Saturday in the Park Presents the McLaren Park Metal Music Festival Saturday, Oct. 21, 12pm – Featuring old school metal bands Ancient Mariner, Hammerdown & AC/DZ
Presidio Pumpkin Carving Workshop | The Presidio
Saturday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| Main Parade Ground
Presidio Pumpkin Carving Workshop | The Presidio
Create your own Halloween Jack O’ Lantern in this favorite annual event. Tools and pumpkins are provided while supplies last. Free but an RSVP is encouraged.

Monday, October 23

Milk Bar Mondaze: Free Pizza, Games & Comedy Night | Haight
Monday, October 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Milk Bar Mondaze: Free Pizza, Games & Comedy Night | Haight

Mondaze is a happy hour with free pizza (starting at 5pm – limited), video games, card games and board games held at Milk Bar. Look forward to favorites like Mortal Kombat, UFC and Cards Against Humanity. Comedians/Comedy shows change every Monday and starts around 8:30 pm ...

Tuesday, October 24

Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, October 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF

Haight Street Comedy Night is an evening of jokes, games, booze located in the historic Haight Ashbury that takes place on the fourth Tuesday of every month at Milk Bar. This free show features comedians and entertainers that have been seen on Comedy Central, Funny or ...

Saturday, October 28

Dia de los Muertos & Halloween Party | Menlo Park
Saturday, October 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Facebook Headquarters
Dia de los Muertos & Halloween Party | Menlo Park
Celebrate Halloween, Dia de los Muertos and the Harvest Season. This is sure to be fun for the whole family. Bring the kids in costume for parade, trick-or-treating, and free pumpkin (1 per children – while supplies last). Shop for fall produce, decor & crafts. What to expect: Farmers ...

Monday, October 30

Dog Costume Contest & Halloween Pubquiz | SF
Dog Costume Contest & Halloween Pubquiz | SF
No Sports Trivia *loves* Halloween and will be celebrating with five Spooky AF pubquiz themes, every Monday in October. It all leads up to the crown jewel of the No Sports Trivia Empire: The Dog Halloween Costume Contest & Pubquiz. Last year, they had fifteen dog costumes ...