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Friday, October 31

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 …

Monster Mash Dance Party at Pyramid Brewery | Walnut Creek
Friday, October 31 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food & drinks.
| Pyramid Alehouse (Walnut Creek)
Monster Mash Dance Party at Pyramid Brewery | Walnut Creek

Pyramid Alehouse hosts a free Monster Mash Dance Party at their Walnut Creek location featuring a DJ, dancing and a costume contest.
Pyramid’s Halloween Monster Mash Dance Party 
October 31, 2014 | 3:30 pm to 11 pm
Pyramid Alehouse, 1410 Locust St., Walnut Creek
FREE

Happy Hour Drink prices from 3:30 pm  to …

Doggie Halloween Parade on Bay Street | Emeryville
Friday, October 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Doggie Halloween Parade on Bay Street | Emeryville

Bay Street Emeryville will host a Doggie Halloween Parade on the Plaza from 4-5 pm on Friday, October 31, 2014.
Best pet costume wins $50 certificate. Also, doggies that have photo taken will be entered into the social media challenge.

Historic Garden Halloween Gathering: Snacks, Tea & Scavenger Hunt | Oakland
Friday, October 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Historic Garden Halloween Gathering: Snacks, Tea & Scavenger Hunt | Oakland

Is the Peralta Hacienda haunted? Learn the history of the Birthplace of Oakland and march across their stage in your costumes – singles, families and pets are welcome and there will be candy for everyone on Friday, October 31, 2014.
If you do not celebrate Halloween …

$3 Chipotle Burrito Day | Halloween 2014
Friday, October 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $3*
*$3 burrito, burrito bowl, salad or an order of tacos if in costume
| Chipotle Mexican Grill (Metreon)
$3 Chipotle Burrito Day | Halloween 2014

On Halloween 2014, come dressed up in costume (yes, wearing a costume is required) from 5 pm to close and you’ll score a full size boorito, burrito bowl, salad or an order of tacos for just $3 at any Chipotle location.
Find a Chitople location near you here.
All proceeds up …

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 …

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path. while listening to music every last Friday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group playing guitar, violin, ...

Halloween Yard Haunt & DIY Puppet Show | Oakland
Friday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Haunted Yard
Halloween Yard Haunt & DIY Puppet Show | Oakland

Larry Schmidt puts on a free “Soft Yard Haunt” puppet and marionette show called “Driveway Follies.“ on Halloween Night from 7 – 9 pm in Oakland on October 31, 2014.
This even features DIY folk art and is truly imaginative in a classic vaudeville sense. It’s great for kids …

5th Annual Demons & Angels Halloween Bash | Oakland
5th Annual Demons & Angels Halloween Bash | Oakland

Come to Club 21 in Oakland for the 5th Annual Demons & Angels Halloween Bash from 8 pm until 4 am on Friday, October 31, 2014.
Free before 8 pm with an RSVP. If coming later, RSVP to get $5 off door cover.
Look forward to:

Ghoulish Drink Specials all …

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.

Twisted Circus: Two-Headed Duckling & Old-Fashioned Sideshow | Antioch
Friday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for Autism Speaks are appreciated.
| Coe Family Twisted Circus
Twisted Circus: Two-Headed Duckling & Old-Fashioned Sideshow | Antioch

The Coe Family Twisted Circus is an annual home yard Halloween circus with old school carnival games, cotton candy, and a 15 minute freakshow.
Expect to see a two-headed duckling – the only one in the East Bay – as you attend this world-class vintage circus …

Free Halloween Radio Stations | All Spooky Music
Friday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Everywhere
Free Halloween Radio Stations | All Spooky Music

Looking for a soundtrack for your Halloween party or to freak out little trick or treaters who come to your door? Here’s a list of free online radio stations playing spooky sound effects, creepy classics, and freaky film scores.
Free Halloween Online Radio Stations
- Spotify – Halloween …

6th Annual Halloween Zombie Prom: DJ, Dancing & Horror Flicks | East Bay
Friday, October 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry, but bring money for food & drinks.
| Hotsy Totsy
6th Annual Halloween Zombie Prom: DJ, Dancing & Horror Flicks | East Bay

Zombies and the living welcome to the Hotsy Totsy’s free 6th annual Halloween Zombie Prom dance party from 8 pm to 2 am on Thursday, October 31, 2014.
DJ Annabelle spins all night, there will be scary movies playing on the TV, and a taco truck …

Lindy Hop Lessons, Dancing & Halloween Costume Contest | Berkeley
Friday, October 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley - Sproul Plaza
Lindy Hop Lessons, Dancing & Halloween Costume Contest | Berkeley

Calling all dancing ghosts, ghouls, spirits, specters, witches, warlocks, and fiendish folks of all sorts – Hallow’s Eve draws near, and so too does this month’s Lindy at Night.
As per usual, free dancing lessons will be from 8-9 pm, followed by social dancing until midnight. …

2014 Hulaween: Creepy Tiki Halloween Party | Alameda
Friday, October 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge
2014 Hulaween: Creepy Tiki Halloween Party | Alameda

Come in costume and spend your Halloween at a spooky tiki-themed Halloween bash with live theremin, creepy tunes, a costume contest, and scary movies for Forbidden Island’s annual Hulaween at 9 pm on October 31, 2014 in Alameda.
2014 Hulaween
Friday, October 31, 2014 | 9 pm – 1 …

Saturday, November 1

Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Saturday, November 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
| UC Botanical Garden
Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Find out which diseases ail your plants at the free monthly Sick Plant Clinic at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden happening from 9 am to noon on the first Saturday of the month. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants. Please cover plants ...

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 ...

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, ...

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

For the month of November, the boys of Critical Hit have an extra special show lined up for you. As always the shows are 100% free, 100% BYOB, and feature free pizza and candy.
November 1, 2014 Lineup:

 Joel Spears, a relative newcomer to the bay area, …

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 …

Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, November 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...

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, …

Wednesday, November 5

East Bay Science Cafe | Albany
Wednesday, November 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cafe Valparaiso
East Bay Science Cafe | Albany

The East Bay Science Cafe is an informal forum for discussing interesting and relevant scientific issues and is held on the first Wednesday of every month at Cafe Valparaiso in Albany. Join a casual evening of conversation with members of the scientific community presenting different ...

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, November 5 – 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, November 6

Free First Thursdays | Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
Thursday, November 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Art Museum/ Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays | Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, ...