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Friday, October 31

Sneak Peek: 2014 San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival | Fort Mason
Sneak Peek: 2014 San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival | Fort Mason

The San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival is one of the biggest of its kind on the West Coast with over $1 million dollars in gear from top brands such as Burton, K2, Atomic, Rossignol and many, many more – all discounted up to 70% off. On Saturday and Sunday, ...

8th Annual Scraper Bike Day Halloween Night Ride | Oakland
Friday, October 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Arroyo Viejo Recreation Center
8th Annual Scraper Bike Day Halloween Night Ride | Oakland

It’s Halloween Time–which means Scraper Bike Day. On October 31, 2014, meet at 3:30 pm at Arroyo Viejo Rec Center in Oakland to some food, prizes for the best bikes, and of course – the ride.
Food will be served at 5 pm. Ride out at 6-6:30 …

Halloween Michael Jackson Extravaganza & Festival | Bayview
Friday, October 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House
Halloween Michael Jackson Extravaganza & Festival | Bayview

Bayview Town Center are honoring Michael Jackson 5 years after his death by playing, dancing, and getting scared to his music.
Mendell Plaza will host the annual Halloween celebration featuring a petting zoo, a haunted house, a costume contest, arts activities for kids, pumpkin carving and more. And, …

Halloween at the Brewery: Costume Contest, Live Music & Food Trucks | San Carlos
Friday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Halloween at the Brewery: Costume Contest, Live Music & Food Trucks | San Carlos

Enjoy October Boo Friday from 4-11 pm on Halloween with a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks provided by Off The Grid, and an award winning selection of sustainably handcrafted beer and root beer.
Dress up in costume and bring the little ones for the Children’s …

Halloween at the Museum: Thriller Dance Lesson, Live Music & Food Trucks | Oakland
Halloween at the Museum: Thriller Dance Lesson, Live Music & Food Trucks | Oakland

Join OMCA and Off the Grid on 10th Street for a truly Thriller-esque Halloween celebration, including local music, food, art, science, and culture. Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak beer garden. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, …

The Goonies-themed Haunted Victorian Mansion | Oakland
Friday, October 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Entry donations will be taken at the front door.
| The Haunted Mansion
The Goonies-themed Haunted Victorian Mansion | Oakland

Take a peek inside a historic Victorian transformed into a Haunted Mansion with elaborate set design, including a huge two-story pirate ship, a working waterfall, a cave, and replicas of props and set pieces from the movie The Goonies.
The Haunted Mansion is an art house …

Lord of the Rings-themed Halloween House | San Jose
Friday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Albertson Halloween House
Lord of the Rings-themed Halloween House | San Jose

On Halloween night 2014, stop by the Alberston Halloween House from 6-9 pm to explore the enormous and elaborate Lord of the Rings- themed house. Open for one night only, the house features themed treats, an immersive front yard scene, costume characters and more.
Every year the …

Scary Neighborhood House Haunt | San Jose
Friday, October 31 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but canned food donations for Second Harvest are appreciated
| Spaich House
Scary Neighborhood House Haunt | San Jose

The Spaich House in San Jose hosts a home haunt that offers up scares for the neighborhood. The haunt will be fully opened from 6:30-9 pm on Oct. 30-31, 2014 at 1188 Spaich Dr., San Jose. Admission is free, but please bring canned food to donate ...

Halloween Outdoor Movie: “Coraline” | Sunset Dist.
Friday, October 31 – 7:15 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Square
Halloween Outdoor Movie:

Coraline is a 2009 American stop-motion dark fantasy film based on Neil Gaiman’s 2002 novel of the same name. An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.
Please note, the movie has been …

Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Pennisula
Friday, October 31 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated to benefit Unicef
| Haunted House of Moss Beach
Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Pennisula

Haunting your souls for nearly two decades, the Haunted House of Moss Beach is a spooky, walk-through maze of terror.
Please note, arrive early to avoid long lines. Only two people are allowed per a tour. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
This home haunt …

Saturday, November 1

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories | Pier 40
Saturday, November 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Self guided tours are free. Sailing tickets are $43 a head.
| Pier 40
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories | Pier 40

The tall ship Lady Washington is back in the Bay Area offering free walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Crews typically are on hand in period costume to answer questions and tell stories. Pirate Ship Tours | Lady Washington October 21st through November 5th, 2014 Pier 40 (Embarcadero and Townsend), SF ...

2014 Día de Los Muertos Celebration & Free Admission Day | San Jose Museum of Art
Saturday, November 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but reservations are recommended.
| San Jose Museum of Art
2014 Día de Los Muertos Celebration & Free Admission Day | San Jose Museum of Art

Celebrate El Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with a full day of live entertainment, cultural demonstrations, hands-on family fun, and free admission to the San Jose Museum of Art.
Decorate calaveras de azucar (sugar skulls) and make other traditional and not-so-traditional crafts inspired …

2014 Bay Area Science Festival & Robot Zoo | AT&T Park
2014 Bay Area Science Festival & Robot Zoo | AT&T Park

AT&T Park will become a science wonderland when the Bay Area Science Festival concludes with Discovery Days at AT&T Park – a free science extravaganza from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, November 1, 2014.
In past years, more than 30,000 people enjoyed a non-stop program …

Bay Area Science Fest 2014: Exhibits, Experiments & Games | North Bay
Saturday, November 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sonoma County Fairgrounds
Bay Area Science Fest 2014: Exhibits, Experiments & Games | North Bay

Discovery Day – North Bay at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa will be a hands-on science extravaganza full of fun activities for all ages from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, November 1, 2014.
Over 10,000 people are expected to attend this North …

2014 Day of the Dead: Treats & Traditional Art | Mission Dolores Cemetery
Saturday, November 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Cemetery
2014 Day of the Dead: Treats & Traditional Art | Mission Dolores Cemetery

Prepare for the Day of the Dead and create eye opening traditional Day of the Dead art, plus sample yummy cultural treats from 11 am to 4 pm on November 1, 2014.
Take part in an array of art choices from painting traditional cheery Calacas, making paper flowers, …

2014 Day of the Dead: Procession, Dinner & Live Music | Oakland
Saturday, November 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dover Street Park
2014 Day of the Dead: Procession, Dinner & Live Music | Oakland

Celebrate your beloved dead and the autumn time when the veil grows thin by creating altars and an earth mandala, joining in on a procession and dinner, and enjoying live music in North Oakland’s Dover Park. 2014 North Oakland Day of the Dead Saturday, November 1, ...

2014 Dia de los Muertos Celebration & Performances | San Rafael
Saturday, November 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Albert J. Boro Community Center
2014 Dia de los Muertos Celebration & Performances | San Rafael

Celebrate life at the 26th Annual San Rafael Dia de los Muertos celebration featuring music, dancers, traditional food, as well as arts and crafts activities, altars and more.
2014 San Rafael Dia de los Muertos
Saturday, November 1, 2014 | 4-9 pm
Albert J. Boro Community Center, 50 Canal …

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, November 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...

2014 San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival: Saturday | Fort Mason
2014 San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival: Saturday | Fort Mason

The San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival is one of the biggest of its kind on the West Coast with over $1 million dollars in gear from top brands such as Burton, K2, Atomic, Rossignol and many, many more – all discounted up to 70% off. On Saturday and Sunday, ...

Sunday, November 2

2014 Dia De Los Muertos Festival: Live Music, Dance, Altars & Carnival | Oakland
Sunday, November 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fruitvale Transit Village
2014 Dia De Los Muertos Festival: Live Music, Dance, Altars & Carnival | Oakland

Come to Oakland’s colorful Fruitvale neighborhood for the 19th annual Dia De Los Muertos Festival at the Fruitvale Transit Village.
This free, outdoor, family-friendly event invites Bay Area community to experience this cultural holiday with entertainment, food, dance, music and traditional Dia De Los Muertos altars, and …

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories | Pier 40
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories | Pier 40

The tall ship Lady Washington is back in the Bay Area offering free walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Crews typically are on hand in period costume to answer questions and tell stories. Pirate Ship Tours | Lady Washington October 21st through November 5th, 2014 Pier 40 (Embarcadero and Townsend), SF ...

Final of 2014: Off the Grid Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, November 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Final of 2014: Off the Grid Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

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

Buried Treasures: Jewish Cemetary History Walk | Colma
Sunday, November 2 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Home of Peace Cemetary
Buried Treasures: Jewish Cemetary History Walk | Colma

Come celebrate the 125th anniversary of Jewish cemeteries in Colma and learn about and honor those who planted the seeds and nurtured the San Francisco Jewish community on Sunday, November 2, 2014.
When San Francisco’s booming growth required the relocation of cemeteries to outside the city, …

Free Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Sunday, November 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF

Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club. Free, but an RSVP is required. Bring your friends and play with ...

2014 Día de los Muertos: Fire Dancing & Free Face Painting | Berkeley
Sunday, November 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Gourmet Ghetto (North Berkeley)
2014 Día de los Muertos: Fire Dancing & Free Face Painting | Berkeley

Fall is a time of year when the veil between the living and dead is thought to be at its most diaphanous; the North Shattuck Association will host a Dia de los Muertos Celebration in North Berkeley.
2014 Dia de los Muertos in the Gourmet Ghetto
Sunday, …