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Saturday, October 25

2014 El Cerrito Free Folk Festival: 9 Hours of Music & Workshops | East Bay
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | El Cerrito High School
2014 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.
Listen, learn, play and enjoy live music from world renowned and local musicians alike, with open mics, jam sessions, and more.
2014 El Cerrito …

1920s Silent Movie Halloween Night: “Phantom of the Opera” | East Bay
Saturday, October 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $5 | Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum
1920s Silent Movie Halloween Night:

Take a trip back nearly 100 years and get scared like your great grandparents did at the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum for their 2014 Halloween Movie Night with classic spooky silent films from the 1920s along with live piano accompaniment.
1920′s Halloween Silent Movie Night
Saturday, …

Laurel Outdoor Movie Night: “Maleficent” | Oakland
Saturday, October 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ace Hardware (Laurel)
Laurel Outdoor Movie Night:

Come out the final Laurel Outdoor Movie of 2014 to see the Disney flick Maleficent on October 25, 2014.
Maleficent tells the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic “Sleeping Beauty.”

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Saturday, October 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pappy's
Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley

Pappy’s Bar in Berkeley presents a Saturday Night Comedy Showcase, every second and fourth Saturday of each month. Berkeley’s free stand-up comedy showcase features comedians from all around the Bay Area at 8:30 pm, followed by a DJ that will keep the party going. So get some laughs ...

’80s Halloween Dance Party, Horror Flicks & Costume Bash | Alameda
Saturday, October 25 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge
'80s Halloween Dance Party, Horror Flicks & Costume Bash | Alameda

Dress up in your best ’80s gear and enjoy Forbidden Island’s annual ’80s Halloween Party with dance tunes and freaky ‘80s horror films starting at 9 pm on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Get ready to be rocked, shocked, gored and floored. It’s another Freaky Halloween ’80s Party at …

Sunday, October 26

Bay Area Science Festival 2014: Free Events | Sunday, Oct. 26
Sunday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Science Festival 2014: Free Events | Sunday, Oct. 26

Free Events on Sunday, October 26, 2014

9 am: Wright Canyon Hike - Clayton
9 am: Science @ Farmers Markets - Oakland
10 am: BioBlitzing at Muir Woods -  Mill Valley
10 am: Wetland Tour - Alviso
Noon: Hawk Talk & Banding Demo - Sausalito
Noon: Marin Headland’s Native Plants - Sausalito
1:30 pm: Invented in San Francisco …

2014 Danville Fall Crafts Festival: Sunday | East Bay
Sunday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Danville
2014 Danville Fall Crafts Festival: Sunday | East Bay

Celebrate the 23rd annual Danville Fall Crafts Festival on tree-lined Hartz Avenue in downtown Danville from 10 am to 5 pm on October 25-26, 2014. Hosted by the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce this event features over 200 high quality artisans, entertainment, costume parade, fall-themed ...

Final Day: 2014 Glass Pumpkin Patch & Glassblowing Demos | East Bay
Sunday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cohn-Stone Studios
Final Day: 2014 Glass Pumpkin Patch & Glassblowing Demos | East Bay

The unique art and garden events returns with Cohn-Stone Studio’s 24th and final annual Glass Pumpkin Garden installation, demonstrations and sale during four weekends in October 2014 at the studios’ home in Richmond. Thousands of new, one-of-a kind, handmade works of glass art will fill ...

Sunday Assembly: Atheist Communty Sing & Meetup | East Bay
Sunday, October 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Humanist Hall
Sunday Assembly: Atheist Communty Sing & Meetup | East Bay

On Sunday October 26th at 11 am at Humanist Hall, the guest speaker will be an opera singer who also has a Phd in Cognitive Neuroscience from UCLA.
Dr. Indre Viskontas is a Professor of Sciences and Humanities at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where …

2014 Berkeley School Fall Festival | East Bay
Sunday, October 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Berkeley School
2014 Berkeley School Fall Festival | East Bay

For the 2014 Fall Festival, the Berkeley School Family Association celebrates its annual Fall Festival from 11 am to 3 pm on Sunday, October 26, 2014.
The festival takes place at the University Avenue campus of The Berkeley School.

Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley
Sunday, October 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Art Collective
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley

Mixed Media Mixer is a free monthly live music & art event in Berkeley, which aims to bring together artists across many platforms with the intention of collaboration.
Live Music:

2:00 Ariel Wang
2:30 Kyle M. Terrizzi
3:05 Dear Indugu (acoustic set)
3:40 East Bay Special
4:15 Desiree Wattis
4:50 Chonk
5:25 Mister …

Humans vs. Zombies: Halloween Editon w/ Snacks & Scary Makeup | UC Berkeley
Humans vs. Zombies: Halloween Editon w/ Snacks & Scary Makeup | UC Berkeley

Just in time for Halloween, Humans vs. Zombies is coming to the UC Berkeley campus. This fun game pits teams of humans against teams of ‘zombies’ in a cross between tag, scavenger hunt, and assassins.
Free, but pre-registration is required. Sign up as a team of 5 or …

Monday, October 27

Dodgeball Monday: Co-Ed Open Gym | Berkeley
Monday, October 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | James Kenney Recreation Center
Dodgeball Monday: Co-Ed Open Gym | Berkeley

World Dodgeball Society Berkeley plays at the James Kenney Recreation Center in Berkeley on Mondays from 8-9:30 pm. The open gym costs $5 per person. Practice your aim, dodge some balls, and get a fun workout at their open gym nights ahead of the league’s ...

Tuesday, October 28

2014 Bay Area Science Festival: Free Events | Tuesday, Oct. 28
Tuesday, October 28 – 2:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2014 Bay Area Science Festival: Free Events | Tuesday, Oct. 28

Free events on Tuesday, October 28, 2014

2 pm: Science @ Farmers Markets -  Berkeley
3 pm: Thinking Sound - Berkeley
3:30 pm: SFPUC’s New Sustainable Headquarter Tour -  San Francisco
6 pm: Boy on Ice: Concussion & Sports - Menlo Park

2014 Day of the Dead Party: Aztec Dance, Altar & Costume Making | Berkeley
Tuesday, October 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Farmers' Market
2014 Day of the Dead Party: Aztec Dance, Altar & Costume Making | Berkeley

Honor passed loved ones and ancestors at the annual Dia de los Muertos celebration featuring a number of hands-on activities for the whole family on Tuesday, October 28, 2014.
In addition, a community altar by artist and youth activist Emma Gomez will pay tribute to community members …

Happy Hour Stories | Berkeley
Tuesday, October 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pegasus Books (Solano)
Happy Hour Stories | Berkeley

Happy Hour Stories at Pegasus Books on Solano is story time – for adults. Every last Tuesday, starting at 7:30 pm, listen to a selection of short stories on a selected theme read aloud by Pegasus employees and friends, while enjoying a cool drink and ...

Wednesday, October 29

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises. Old Oakland Tour: This tour explores the 1870s business district where carefully restored ...

Final Paws on the Square: Doggie Musical Chairs & Puppy Pampering | Oakland
Wednesday, October 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Final Paws on the Square: Doggie Musical Chairs & Puppy Pampering | Oakland

Pet owners and their pups are invited to enjoy festive, four-legged fun at Jack London Square’s Paws on the Square every Wednesday in October 2014. This month-long series will fill the Oakland waterfront with free tips, tricks and puppy pampering on Wednesday evenings including doggy ...

Thursday, October 30

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

Friday, October 31

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 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.

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 ...

“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 ...

Sunday, November 2

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 ...