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Saturday, October 25

SF Open Studios 2014 | SoMa, Tenderloin, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch & Bayview
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2014 | SoMa, Tenderloin, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch & Bayview

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, ...

Wharf Fest 2014 & Saturday Night Fireworks | Fisherman’s Wharf
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fisherman's Wharf
Wharf Fest 2014 & Saturday Night Fireworks | Fisherman's Wharf

Whart Fest 2014 celebrates the legacy of San Francisco’s historic waterfront district and invites Bay Area locals to visit the district after the tourist season has ended and before San Francisco’s fabulous fall climate fades away. 2014 Wharf Fest Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 11 am to 9 pm ...

Win Tix: Artisan Wine Tasting & Pairing Market | Treasure Island
Artisan Wine Tasting & Pairing Market | Treasure Island

Enjoy a flight of wine and sampling of local artisan delectables to for pairing.
Explore local craft vendors including the likes of chocolatier Coco Tutti, the dangerously delicious caramels of Kindred Cooks, the delectable Jade Chocolates, the delicious Monterey Chocolate Company, the savory creations of Olive …

2014 “Come Out & Play” Saturday: All-Day Game Festival | SF
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP may be required for some games.
| 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 & ...

2014 Clarion Alley Block Party: 10 Hours of Live Music & Mural Celebration | SF
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Clarion Alley
2014 Clarion Alley Block Party: 10 Hours of Live Music & Mural Celebration | SF

The Clarion Alley Mural Project celebrates 22 years of creating and showcasing public art by preserving the amazing murals on Clarion Alley nestled between Mission and Valencia and 17th and 18th.
A DIY block party without corporate sponsorship, the annual Block Party features live and DJ …

Visitacion Valley Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, October 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 45 Leland Ave.
Visitacion Valley Part II: 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 afternoon tour concentrates on community life – including Eichler housing, a Julia Morgan church, landscaped greenways, and more – in the “Valley …

2014 San Francisco Zombie Walk | Castro
Saturday, October 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
2014 San Francisco Zombie Walk | Castro

The zombies awaken. The spirits of the dead rise to invade the streets of San Francisco at 2 pm on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is requested.
The undead of all ages will be starting their march at Jane Warner Plaza, dragging their decaying bones through the …

2014 Cotopaxi Music Festival: Tumbleweed Wanderers & Pigwar | Crissy Field
Saturday, October 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Crissy Field
2014 Cotopaxi Music Festival: Tumbleweed Wanderers & Pigwar | Crissy Field

Come out to the free, public Cotopaxi Music Festival at Crissy Field featuring live performances from the Tumbleweed Wanderers, Pigwar, Berel Alexander and DJ Omar from 3-7 pm on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
There will also be food trucks, drinks and they’ll even have the Giants game streaming …

Come Out & Play 2014: Journey to the End of the Night | SF
Saturday, October 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but advanced registration is required.
| Fulton & Larkin
Come Out & Play 2014: Journey to the End of the Night | SF

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 a free street game / scavenger hunt of epic proportions with …

Win Tix: The Tempest: Futuristic African-American Shakespeare Theatre | SF
Saturday, October 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Buriel Clay Theatre
The Tempest: Futuristic African-American Shakespeare Theatre | SF

The African-American Shakespeare Company continues its tradition of “enhancing the classics with color” and celebrates its 20th anniversary with a production of The Tempest set in the year 2020.
SYCORAX, the mother of all multi-product industrial conglomerates, based in Milan, is under investigation for dumping tons …

Win Tix: 2014 Zombie Vegas Prom: Live Swing & Tartlettes Candy Girls | SF
Saturday, October 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $20.
| Verdi Club
2014 Zombie Vegas Prom: Live Swing & Tartlettes Candy Girls | SF

The Verdi Club hosts the 6th Annual San Francisco Zombie Prom: Vegas, featuring live music from Slim Jenkins & The Rumble Strippers on Saturday October 25, 2014.
Dress in your favorite 1950s-1960s Vegas Zombie theme costume and enter the costume contest at midnight. They’ll have DJ Rockin’ …

Win Tix: Saturday Night Fireworks Cruise with Blue & Gold Fleet | SF
Saturday, October 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Tickets are $45 for adults, $25 for children 5-11
| Pier 39
Saturday Night Fireworks Cruise with Blue & Gold Fleet | SF

See the spectacular October fireworks from the sea.
Join Blue & Gold Fleet on the last Saturday in October from 8-9:30pm for a 90-minute cruise on the Bay to view the fireworks plus a stop at the Bay Bridge to view the Bay Lights. Tickets include …

Win Tix: Bardot A Go Go Anniversary Party: ’60s French Pop & The Devil-ettes | Rickshaw Stop
Saturday, October 25 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets; regular cost, $10
| Rickshaw Stop
Bardot A Go Go Anniversary Party: '60s French Pop & The Devil-ettes | Rickshaw Stop

Called “Best Substitute for a Parisian Disco” by the Bay Guardian and “carbonated, contagious” by SF Weekly, “Bardot a Go Go” celebrates its 16th year of playing swinging ’60s French pop from the likes of Serge Gainsbourg, Jacques Dutronc, and of course Brigitte Bardot. Shagadelic attire encouraged …

Win Tix: Truth & Salvage Co.: Southern Rock & Winning Harmonies | The Chapel
Saturday, October 25 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
| The Chapel
Truth & Salvage Co.: Southern Rock & Winning Harmonies | The Chapel

Afraid of destruction? Doom got ya down? Flirting with disaster on the dark side of town? Truth & Salvage Co. is just the band to keep the bad times from getting you down. Something resilient and genuinely hopeful reaches out from this West Coast-dappled, Southern-tinged outfit.
They are steadfast …

Sunday, October 26

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Bay & Vistacion Valley Residents
Sunday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Bay & Vistacion Valley 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 ...

Costume Party, Pumpkin Patch & 2-for-1 Cocktails | Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Costume Party, Pumpkin Patch & 2-for-1 Cocktails | Treasure Island Flea

It’s Howl-o-ween at the Flea, so get your costume on and bring your buckets and bags because all of the Treasure Island Flea vendors are bringing specials treats for trick-or-treaters. 
There will be a pumpkin patch (pumpkins for purchase), and grown-ups can get 2-for-1 Salty Dog …

SF Open Studios 2014 | SoMa, Tenderloin, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch & Bayview
Sunday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2014 | SoMa, Tenderloin, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch & Bayview

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, ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, October 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, October 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...

Opera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF
Sunday, October 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Maggie McGarry's Irish Pub
Opera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF

Please note, this event will be at Maggie McGarry’s, not The Royale.

Halloween Costume MC Hip-Hop & Beatbox Battle | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, October 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room
Halloween Costume MC Hip-Hop & Beatbox Battle | Boom Boom Room

MCs get decked out in their Halloween costumes to compete with their raps and rhymes at “Return of the Cypher” with a $100 prize to the best rap in character.

Win Tix: Sunday Mass: Halloween Disco Bloodbath | SF
Sunday, October 26 – 10:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $20 presale.
| Public Works
Sunday Mass: Halloween Disco Bloodbath | SF

The Sunday Mass crew is back and bloodier than ever, with a special Halloween edition.
For “Slaughter House” they are packing Public Works with creepy and clever art, some of ace music talent (Robert Jeffrey / BLAUS / TRACER / superinto.it) that will have you dancing …

Monday, October 27

“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight
Monday, October 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

Jury Duty is a show that meshes improvisational humor with the wit and quickness of stand-up comedy at 7 pm, every fourth Monday of the month, at Milk Bar. Jury Duty is a debate style show where the crowd declares the winner over three different rounds. Usually ...

Free Middle Eastern Theatre Performance | SF
Free Middle Eastern Theatre Performance | SF

Golden Thread Production’s staged reading series returns, introducing five new plays from and about the Middle East to Bay Area audiences. Free, but an RSVP is recommended. Please email information@goldenthread.org with the performance you’d like to attend and the number of tickets you’re requesting. The ...

Monday Nonsense Comedy Night w/ Shanti Charan | SF
Monday, October 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Showdown
Monday Nonsense Comedy Night w/ Shanti Charan | SF

Shanti Charan is headlining.
This show features:

Susannah Chovnick
Arthur Ballesteros
Kaseem Bentley
Jeremy Talamantes
Host Danny Dechi