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Friday, October 7

Drive-By Truckers: Southern American Acoustic In-Store | Amoeba SF
Friday, October 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Drive-By Truckers: Southern American Acoustic In-Store | Amoeba SF
Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood of Drive By Truckers play a special acoustic set to celebrate the band’s new album, American Band (out September 30th on ATO Records, available on CD, vinyl, and red vinyl). Drive-By Truckers have always been outspoken, telling a distinctly American story ...

2nd Annual Cultural Corridor: 8-Block Performance Series | SF
Friday, October 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fillmore Mini Park
2nd Annual Cultural Corridor: 8-Block Performance Series | SF

African-American Shakespeare Company hosts the 2nd Annual Cultural Corridor, a performance series along an 8-block pathway stretching from Van Ness and Hayes to Fillmore and Turk. Cultural Corridor 2016 The event combines San Francisco’s most unique and beloved small, mid-sized, and well-established arts organizations towards ...

Asian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland
Friday, October 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
| Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Asian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland

Come out for a night of fun and creativity as the Oakland Asian Cultural Center hosts First Fridays, an evening of art, performance, workshops and games every first Friday of the month. The OACC builds vibrant communities through Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) arts and culture programs ...

First Friday Roller Boogie Street Jam | Oakland
Friday, October 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 23rd & Telegraph
First Friday Roller Boogie Street Jam | Oakland

Get your roller boogie on to some good music at the next First Friday street party in Oakland on the corner of 23rd and Telegraph. Bring your skates and come dance. It’s First Friday, and that means you’ll also get to enjoy lots of food ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, October 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open to the public from 6-9 pm. Additionally Telegraph above Grand and below 27th is closed ...

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, October 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...

Sing-along Cinema & “The Sound Of Music” Costume Party | Jack London Square
Friday, October 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Sing-along Cinema &

Enjoy an evening of song, dance and movie classics on the waterfront with free outdoor screenings of popular musicals. This lively film series will screen fan favorites on special evenings at sundown. Bring blankets and chairs. Please note that start times may change based on ...

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, October 7 – 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 ...

100 Foot Tall Film Night: Space & Architecture | The Great Wall of Oakland
Friday, October 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Great Wall of Oakland
100 Foot Tall Film Night: Space & Architecture | The Great Wall of Oakland
“Where Now?” looks at the refiguration of city space and architecture – a city in flux, deconstruction, and suspension. The evening will feature work by William Hurt, Adrian Regnier, and Brandon Woodruff. 100 Foot Tall Film Night: Space & Architecture Friday, October 7th | 8-9 pm The Great Wall of ...

Saturday, October 8

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. ...

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 ...
Fleet Week: Free Admission For Military | Aquarium of the Bay
Fleet Week: Free Admission For Military | Aquarium of the Bay

In celebration of Fleet Week, from October 6-9, all past and present military personnel will receive one free Aquarium ticket and $5 off for their family and guests. The discount is only available at the aquarium with a ticket purchase. *Military ID is required for ...

Alice in Wonderland Unbirthday Meet Up & Costume Party | SF
Saturday, October 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers
Alice in Wonderland Unbirthday Meet Up & Costume Party | SF
  Join them in the park by the Conservatory of Flowers while wearing awesome costumes. It’s an unbirthday party and formal attire is encouraged. Bring them your tea cups and Alice in Wonderland activities for their meet up as you play croquet and paint roses and other diversions. You will have imaginary ...
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, ...

97th Annual Columbus Day Bazaar: Saturday | North Beach
Saturday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Saint Peter and Paul Church
97th Annual Columbus Day Bazaar: Saturday | 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 ...

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 ...
Market Street Prototyping Festival: Saturday | SF
Saturday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Market and 3rd Street
Market Street Prototyping Festival: Saturday | SF

Market Street comes alive with over 40 prototype projects. The wide sidewalks will be filled with temporary installations ranging from performance spaces, relaxation zones, dynamic art pieces, and more. Market Street runs through the heart of our beautiful city, yet it can feel uninviting and ...

“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 ...

2016 El Cerrito Free Folk Festival: 9 Hours of Music & Workshops | East Bay
Saturday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | El Cerrito High School
2016 El Cerrito Free Folk Festival: 9 Hours of Music & Workshops | East Bay
El Cerrito Free Folk Festival a daylong arts and music festival featuring two stages, workshops, a family program and plenty of spaces for spontaneous jams. 2016 El Cerrito Free Folk Festival October 8, 2016 | Noon to 9 pm El Cerrito High School, 540 Ashbury Ave, El Cerrito FREE
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 ...
“Let The Good Times” Rock n Roll Show | McLaren Park
Saturday, October 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Two virtuoso bands of great musicians will take you on a three hour ride of dance and sing-along music when we welcome Cocker Power –A Joe Cocker Tribute Band and Big Rain- a Rockin’ Country and Blues group.
Lagunitas Fall Music Festival: Food, Games & Local Live Music | San Geronimo
Saturday, October 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Food & drinks are for purchase; kids games and raffle also available.
| San Geronimo Valley Community Center
Lagunitas Fall Music Festival: Food, Games & Local Live Music | San Geronimo
Bring you family and enjoy this year’s Lagunitas Fall Music Festival. They will feature musical performances by amazing local Marin talents, The Kate Gaffney Band and Singer-Songwriter, Jerry Hannan. Proceeds from the Festival and Raffle go towards maintaining Art, Music, Teachers Aides and other enrichment programs ...
Whiskerino 2016: Beard & Moustache Contest | Petaluma
Saturday, October 8 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration to participate as a contestant starts from $5.
| The Phoenix Theater
Whiskerino 2016: Beard & Moustache Contest | Petaluma
The 58th annual Bill Soberanes Memorial Petaluma Whiskerino descends on the historic Phoenix Theater on Saturday, October 8, 2016. The Petaluma Brothers of the Brush are hosting the event and all ages are welcome. Admission for onlookers/gawkers/admirers is free. Contestants must pay registration fee (why not register now and ...
2016 “Journey to The End Of The Night” | Fort Mason
Saturday, October 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but advanced registration is required.
| Fort Mason Center
2016
For one night, drop your relations, your work, your leisure, and all your usual motives for movement and action, and let yourself be drawn by the chase. Journey to the End of the Night is an annual free street game / scavenger hunt of epic proportions ...