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Wednesday, October 29

$10 Off: Spookeasy Halloween Extravaganza & Haunted Theatre | Chinatown
$10 Off: Spookeasy Halloween Extravaganza & Haunted Theatre | Chinatown

The first-ever San Francisco Spookeasy Halloween Extravaganza is a daring, bold and sophisticated multi-evening experiential destination party, with full main stage show, that transforms  Chinatown’s Great Star Theatre into a decadently opulent haunted 1930s Prohibition-era Speakeasy.

This scintillating circus-like, madcap soiree features dancers, musicians, glittery showgirls, …

Thursday, October 30

Win: VIP Tix “Houghton Hall”: Downton Abbey Art & Treasures | Legion of Honor
VIP Tix

Step into the history and grandeur of Houghton Hall, the English country house reminiscent of Highclere Castle seen on the popular PBS drama, Downton Abbey.
With stunning displays of its spectacular interiors, rarely exhibited treasures, and exquisite furniture that have survived through the centuries, Houghton Hall: …

Final Site-Specific Lunchtime Dance Installation | UN Plaza
Thursday, October 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
Final Site-Specific Lunchtime Dance Installation | UN Plaza

Legendary San Francisco dancer and choreographer Joanna Haigood will create a site-specific dance installation in collaboration with students from the Alonzo King Lines Ballet in San Francisco. The installation is intended to reflect and build upon United Nations Plaza’s unique architectural aesthetic and position in ...

2014 Bay Area Science Festival | Thursday, Oct. 30
Thursday, October 30 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Some events may require an RSVP or have other restrictions.
| San Francisco Bay Area
2014 Bay Area Science Festival | Thursday, Oct. 30

Free events on Thursday, October 30, 2014

3 pm: Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour - San Francisco
6:30 pm: GMOs in Sustainable Food - Berkeley
7 pm: Faster, Higher, and Stronger: Sports Science and Super-Athletes – Oakland
7 pm: Stem Cell Awareness Day: Research and Applications – San Jose

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, October 30 – 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 ...

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, October 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week. Thursdays from 6-10 pm Tickets are $12 ($10 for Academy members). Last entry is 9 pm. 21+ with valid ID.

Friday, October 31

2014 Jelly Belly Halloween Haunted House Tour | Fairfield
Friday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jelly Belly Candy Company
2014 Jelly Belly Halloween 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 ...

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, ...

Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demos, hands-on art activities, ...

AAA Tipsy Tow: Free Car Tow Home | Halloween 2014
Friday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
AAA Tipsy Tow: Free Car Tow Home | Halloween 2014

AAA’s Tipsy Tow Program offers a free tow for drinking drivers in Northern California from 6 pm on most major holidays (read: popular times to get wasted) until 6 am the next morning, in Northern California, Nevada and Utah. And you don’t even have to be ...

Halloween Black Light Art Show | Alameda
Friday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Studio 23
Halloween Black Light Art Show | Alameda

Come for some ultra violent… ultraviolet fun.
Have a spooky, glow-in-the-dark night with a black light art ahow combined with a Halloween party. There will be plenty of fluorescent activities, music, and lots and lots of artists.

Truck or Treat III: Haunted Halloween Outdoor Disco Dance Party | SF
Truck or Treat III: Haunted Halloween Outdoor Disco Dance Party | SF

Get ready for one of SF’s biggest and most fun Halloween dance parties as Funcheap hosts the 3rd Annual “Truck or Treat” costume bash with DJs, trick or treating, Halloween-only food truck specials, and spooky beer & drink specials.
We’ll be turning SoMa StrEat Food Park …

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 …

Funcheap’s Halloween Comedy Night: “Hella Funny” | Cobb’s
Funcheap's Halloween Comedy Night:

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of  #HellaFunny are taking over Cobb’s Comedy Club for a one-night-only showcase on Halloween, Friday, October 31, 2014 at San Francisco’s biggest comedy club.

We’ve handpicked some of the funniest up-and-coming comedians in SF for a huge costumed comedy bash. Expect a night …

Saturday, November 1

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

Win Tix: 2014 San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival | Fort Mason
Saturday, November 1 – All Day | Cost: WIN*
*Two VIP admission tickets, plus one Snowbomb Platinum Pass ($300 value).
| Fort Mason Center
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% …

SF Open Studios 2014 | Mission, Noe Valley, Bernal Heights & Castro
Saturday, November 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2014 | Mission, Noe Valley, Bernal Heights & Castro

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long, city-wide art event that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios on Saturdays and Sundays, from October 11 to November 9, 2014. Each weekend, art patrons, ...

Bay Area Science Fest 2014: Experiments, Games & Robot Zoo | AT&T Park
Saturday, November 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Limited parking available for $10
| AT&T Park
Bay Area Science Fest 2014: Experiments, Games & Robot Zoo | AT&T Park

AT&T Park will become a science wonderland when the Bay Area Science Festival concludes again with this 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 chock-full of interactive exhibits, …

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 …

City Star Party & Telescope Night | SF
Saturday, November 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Secret Location (SF)
City Star Party & Telescope Night | SF

The locations is yet to be determined. Please check back closer to the date for an update on the location.

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland
Saturday, November 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | It's Your Move Game Store

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for monthly shows happening every first Saturday of the month. Enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and some free comedy from some of the Bay Area’s favorite comedians. Also, save ...

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 ...

Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight
Saturday, November 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, $6.
| Underground SF
Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight

Push The Feeling is monthly dance party happening every first Saturday at Underground SF (424 Haight St.) in the Lower Haight. Resident DJs YR Skull and epicsauce invite local and out-of-town guest DJs to their decks every month. The party is typically free before 10 pm with an RSVP, ...

Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa
Saturday, November 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Madrone Art Bar
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa

Pay tribute to both the King of Pop and the Purple One every first Saturday of the month at the Madrone Art Bar’s “The Prince and Michael Experience,” which celebrates their work with a healthy dose of competition as fans go head-to-head on the dance ...

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, ...