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Friday, October 24

2014 Jelly Belly Haunted House Tour | Fairfield
Friday, October 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jelly Belly Candy Company
2014 Jelly Belly Haunted House Tour | Fairfield

The Jelly Belly Factory in Fairfield sets up its annual Haunted House, a fun and kid-friendly seasonal addition to their free daily tours from 9 am to 4 pm, Thursday, October 20 through Friday, October 31, 2014. Tours detour through a decorated haven of Halloween delights. Learn ...

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Hayes Valley & SoMa Residents
Friday, October 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Hayes Valley & SoMa 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 ...

The Final “Friday Night Market” of 2014: Summer Evening Festival | UN Plaza
Friday, October 24 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
The Final

Enjoy the final Friday Night Market of the year as this weekly summer evening festival in UN Plaza closes for the winter season. Expect a dozen vendors and a dozen food trucks. Live music from reggae rockers Ire Fuse, plus an outdoor beer garden and …

Captain Morgan & Tapas Tasting Party with Funcheap | Bubble Lounge
Captain Morgan & Tapas Tasting Party with Funcheap | Bubble Lounge

We will have a private “most happiest” hour at The Bubble Lounge from 4-5pm that requires a secret password at the door for entry.
You’ll get early entrance to our private pre-party with a complimentary tasting of  the Hemmingway Daiquiri (make with Captain Morgan White Rum)  and …

Funcheap’s “The Happiest Hour”: Drink Specials & $5 Pizza | SF
Funcheap's

Funcheap takes over The Bubble Lounge menu for a night to put together an awesome happy hour.
To help celebrate the city’s newest happy hour, you’re invited to the Bubble Lounge on Friday, October 24th for a special “Happiest Hour.” They will of course have the …

World Series Game 3: Giants vs. Royals Game Watch Party
Friday, October 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with Facebook RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
World Series Game 3: Giants vs. Royals Game Watch Party

Our year… Our time!
Come to SoMa StrEat Food Park for a huge game watch – game three of the World Series. Come on out on Friday night to get food truck grub, enjoy the beer garden and be part of the awesome playoff atmosphere at SF’s …

Día de los Muertos Celebration: Live Music, Art & Film | Friday Nights at the de Young
Día de los Muertos Celebration: Live Music, Art & Film | Friday Nights at the de Young

Join the de Young for a Día de los Muertos celebration for the whole family, presented in partnership with the Mexican Museum.

Live Music by Cascada de Flores
Wilsey Court

6:30 pm

Cascada de Flores presents music in celebration of life, death, and love, inspired by the troubadours of Mexico, …

2014 “Come Out & Play” Friday: Night Games | SF
Friday, October 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| 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 & ...

Live Indie Folk Concert & Kombucha Party | UC Berkeley
Friday, October 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are suggested.
| Campanile (UC Berkeley)
Live Indie Folk Concert & Kombucha Party | UC Berkeley

The Berkeley Student Food Collective (BSFC) is hosting a Food Day celebration party with live music,  kombucha and appetizers at the Campanile Esplanade on October 24, 2014.
There will be a live performance by local indie-folk band, The New Tenants, kombucha kegs provided by Revive Drinks, appetizers by BSFC, …

Parol-Marking Workshop: Beautiful Filipino Lanterns | SoMa
Friday, October 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayanihan Community Center
Parol-Marking Workshop: Beautiful Filipino Lanterns | SoMa

Get ready for the annual San Francisco Parol Lantern Festival and Parade by making beautiful Filipino lanterns with The Bayanihan Community Center (BCC) every Friday, October 24-December 5, 2014 (excluding Friday, November 28). The Parol Lantern Festival & Parade takes place on Saturday, December 13, 2014 and is a memorable evening ...

12th Annual Altered Barbie Art Show: Artist Reception Party | Mission Dist.
Friday, October 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are accepted.
| 50 Shotwell
12th Annual Altered Barbie Art Show: Artist Reception Party | Mission Dist.

The annual Altered Barbie Exhibition is a creative reuse art show where people transform these icons into not-so-everyday art reflecting our current society. Ken and Barbie, modern day icons, permeate every corner of our culture. Making art from Barbie and Ken creates dialog and community where there is none. ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, October 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian 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 out on ...

Indie Pop Duo Concert: Tennis | Amoeba SF
Friday, October 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Indie Pop Duo Concert: Tennis | Amoeba SF

Tennis is an indie-pop duo from Denver, Colorado made up of husband and wife team Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley. Ritual In Repeat (out now and available on CD & LP) is the duo’s highly-anticipated third full-length release produced by Patrick Carney (The Black Keys), …

1st Ever Nerd Nite “Block Party”: 2014 Bay Area Science Fest | SoMa
Friday, October 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Except for events at Slim's and SoMa StrEat Food Party, all other events are free
| Folsom Street Foundry
1st Ever Nerd Nite “Block Party”: 2014 Bay Area Science Fest | SoMa

Like The Blob, the Bay Area Science Festival keeps growing. Play old school video games at Folsom Street Foundry, attend nerd science lectures at Piston & Chain or take a guided field trip to hidden craftsmen and artisan workshops in SoMa.
Nerd Nite Block Party Free …

Mayhem Mansion: Twisted Tours of 1886 Haas-Lilienthal House | SF
Mayhem Mansion: Twisted Tours of 1886 Haas-Lilienthal House | SF

For only the second time ever, the historic 1886 Haas-Lilienthal House will be transformed into Mayhem Mansion, a haunted house style attraction.
Set in a Victorian-era house museum, ghoulish guides walk you through dimly lit parlors and passages on a “twisted tour of terror” replete with frightful encounters …

Soulful Rock ‘n Roll Show & Free Cocktails | Haight
Soulful Rock 'n Roll Show & Free Cocktails | Haight

Kingsborough and The Dirty Picture will be performing live at the next The City: SF Sounds event happening at Milk Bar (1840 Haight St)
Free, but an RSVP is required and gets you free drink tickets and access to the appetizer hour hosted by Jack Daniels.
Determined to help …

2014 Zombie Walk & Thriller “Dress Rehearsal” | San Jose
Friday, October 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bank of America Parking Lot (SJ)
2014 Zombie Walk & Thriller

In preparation for Thrill the World on October 25, the Adira Dance & Costume in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood will be raising the undead for a zombie walk and a “dress rehearsal” of Thriller through the Willow Glen neighborhood of San Jose from 7-9 …

Friday Night Outdoor Movie: “Ghostbusters” | Sunset Dist.
Friday, October 24 – 7:15 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Square
Friday Night Outdoor Movie:

Every Friday in October 2014, the City and County of San Francisco is once again hosting free movies at McCoppin Square in the Sunset District. Movies begin at sunset (7:15 pm), but come early for coupons to local eateries. Visit with POPS (People of Sunset Parkside), ...

Win Tix: 2014 Bay Area Science Fest Opening Party w/ The Phenomenauts | SF
Friday, October 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
| Slim's
2014 Bay Area Science Fest Opening Party w/ The Phenomenauts | SF

Escape Velocity is the speed needed to break free from the gravitational attraction of a massive body, such as the Earth. The Phenomenauts felt it was a fitting title for an album that encourages people to break free of their own limitations, taking off on …

4th Annual Free Halloween DJ Dance Party | 1015 Folsom
Friday, October 24 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| 1015 Folsom
4th Annual Free Halloween DJ Dance Party | 1015 Folsom

Come get down at the Mad Decent Halloween dance party featuring a full lineup of DJs filling up 1015 Folsom with beats from 10 pm to 3 am on Friday, October 24, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, a print out of your ticket is mandatory …

2014 Rocky Horror Picture Show: Free Movie & Live Cast Performance | Castro
Friday, October 24 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Midnight Sun
2014 Rocky Horror Picture Show: Free Movie & Live Cast Performance | Castro

Midnight Sun’s 4th Annual Rocky Horror Picture Show party is back with a new director and a full live cast making it the biggest spectacle yet on Friday night, October 24, 2014.
The cast will be acting out and lip syncing all of the musical numbers while the …

Saturday, October 25

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 …

Free Live DJ Bootcamp Workout & Top Trainer Competition | Marina
Saturday, October 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Marina Green
Free Live DJ Bootcamp Workout & Top Trainer Competition | Marina

The National Fitness Campaign and SF Parks & Rec are hosting an NFC Fitness Court Challenge at the Marina Green from 9 am to 12:30 pm on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Unleash your inner bad ass with our Tribesports Fitness Court Boot Camp. …

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 ...

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 …