Sunday, October 30, 2016

Sunday, October 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please bring canned food as your entry to the Labrynth.
| Fremont Yard Haunt

This annual home yard haunt and labyrinth aims to scare and entertain with a new theme every year and some amazingly elaborate effects using compressed air, electricity and mechanical motors, going strong since 1996. The 2016 theme more...

7:00 pmThree Schmucks: Comedy & Free Pickles | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: San Francisco Opera Lab: Halloween Pop-Up | Oasis   WIN
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, October 31, 2016

Starve A Vampire Day: 2016 Halloween Blood Drives | SF
Monday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Please RSVP - Sign up ahead of time on-line for each donation event individually
| Irwin Donor Center

8 billion mosquitos can’t be wrong, so it’s time to start starving some vampires.  On Halloween, October 31, the Blood Centers of the Pacific are hosting a few Halloween Blood Drives in the more...

12:00 amHidden Money Halloween | SF  FREE
All Day$1.31 Ice Cream Scoop Day | Baskin Robbins   $1.31*
*Enjoy scoops for $1.31 and two-scoop sundaes for $3.31 on the 31st of January, March, May, July, August, October, and December 2016.
11:00 amFright Fest: Free Ice Cream & Cookie Treats | SF   FREE*
*Limited to one serving per customer. Available while supplies last.
All DayFree Eyebrow Threading for a Happy Halloween | Pleasant Hill   FREE
3:00 pmTrunk or Treat: Decorated Cars, Spooky Music & Carnival Games | San Jose   FREE
4:00 pmClarion’s Halloween Haunted House Grand Opening Gala | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are gladly accepted.
5:00 pm$3 Chipotle “Boorito” Day | Halloween 2016   $3*
*$3 burrito when you show up in costume with a funny addition that doesn't normally go with the costume.
5:00 pmHaunted House & Trick or Treat Trail | SF   FREE
6:00 pm“Harry Potter” Immersive Halloween House | San Jose   FREE
6:00 pm“Pokemon Go” Elaborate Halloween Haunt | Fremont   FREE*
*Please bring canned food as your entry to the Labrynth.
6:00 pmAnnual HarvestFest: Petting Zoo, Free Food & Games | Union City   FREE*
*1 pound of candy for entrance to all the festivities. Donations are encouraged.
7:00 pmHalloween Glow-In-The-Dark Black Light Art Show | Alameda   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Donations are appreciated.
7:00 pmHaunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated to benefit Unicef
7:00 pm“HellaWeed” Halloween Party 2016: Costumes, Live DJs & Goodies | Oakland   $4.20*
*Must have recommendation or cannabis card for entry.
7:00 pmWin Tix: “Hella Weed” 420 Halloween Bash: VIP Tickets | Oakland   WIN
7:00 pm“Musical Mondays”: Halloween Night Edition | SF   FREE
7:30 pmHalloween Trivia & Dog Costume Contest | SF   FREE*
*Trivia is free to play. Shotwell's bar serves craft beers, wine, and N/A beverages. Bring your own take-out for a bar picnic while you play.
8:00 pmHalloween in the Castro | 2016   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Dumpstaphunk Halloween Party with Jazz Mafia Horns | Sweetwater Music Hall   WIN
8:00 pmWin Tix: The King Khan & BBQ Show | Slim’s   WIN
9:00 pmSalsa Dura: Dance Party & Live Salsa Orchestra | Berkeley   FREE
10:00 pmFree Cab Rides on Halloween Night | 2016   FREE*
*Cabs must be requested by phone and Berg Injury lawyers will cover up to $35 and any remaining balance must be paid in cash. When you call, you must tell them about the Berg Injury Lawyers Promotion. Cabs may not be hailed.

Sunday, October 9, 2016

2:00 pmKearny Street Workshop’s Annual Festival | SF Main Library  FREE

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, November 1 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum

Photo | Fine Arts Museums of San FranciscoFounded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American more...

9:30 amLegion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
10:00 amConservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park   FREE
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmWin: Comedy DVD “Bad Moms” from Writers of “The Hangover”   WIN*
*Win a free DVD
4:00 pmPirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories: Final Day | Antioch   FREE*
*Walk-on tours are free, with $5 donation much appreciated. Sailing tickets are $47.
6:00 pmTuesday Trivia Night & Free Popcorn | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmWill & Willie Election Special #5: Be Part of the Live Audience | SF   FREE
6:45 pm1st Tuesday Author Reading Series | Oakland   FREE*
*Free reading, but bring some money if you want to get food and drinks.
7:00 pm“The Natives are Restless” Discussion & Live Hula Performance | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pmFree Sneak Peek Movie: “The Space Between Us” | AMC Metreon   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:00 pmWin Tix: “Luna Mexicana” Dia de los Muertos Ballet | Oakland   WIN
7:30 pmEvening Cabaret: New Queer Work by Bay-Area Artists | SF   FREE
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight   FREE
8:00 pm“My Greasy Sons” Comedy Showcase & Craft Beer | Oakland   $5
8:00 pmOaktown Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for free tickets. Otherwise $15.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, November 2 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street more...

All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE
9:30 amHoliday Ice Skating Rink: Opening Day 2016 Ceremony | Union Square   FREE*
*Free to watch
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-2793 or email Space is limited. Reservations are limited to four people per party.
4:00 pm2016 Dia de los Muertos Festival of Altars | SF   FREE
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:30 pm“Sous Vide at Home” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
7:00 pm2016 Dia de los Muertos Procession | SF   FREE
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany   FREE
7:00 pm“Modern Comedy” with Nato Green | Modern Times   FREE
7:00 pmSpacetime Symphony: Gravitational Waves Astronomy Talk | Los Altos   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pmWheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are accepted
8:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night & Free Pizza | SF   FREE
8:00 pmWorld Class Comedy Wednesdays | Marina   FREE*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
10:00 pmBaked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF   $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, November 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church

All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in a communal setting at this free vegetarian dinner gathering. The dinner takes place the at 6 more...

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
5:30 pmAdventure Run, Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFree Yoga Class Among Stained Glass | SF   FREE*
*Bring your own mat. This is a donation-based yoga class. They encourage those who can to donate $10. However, no one is ever turned away due to a lack of funds.
6:00 pm“Sutro Baths” Opening Reception | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Propaganda | Pier 15   $15*
*$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Thursday “Hub CAP” Community Art Party | Vallejo   FREE*
*Free, but donations are always welcome.
6:30 pmPoetry Thursdays at Readers Bookstore | Fort Mason   FREE
6:30 pmFirst Thursdays Art & Live Music at The Red Vic | Haight   FREE
6:30 pm“L.A.’s Legendary Restaurants” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmNew Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill   FREE
8:00 pmWheel of Karaoke West: Standup Showcase & Karaoke Contest | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pm#HellaSingle: SF’s Only Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | Milk Bar   FREE*
*$5 online, $10 at door. Includes admission to '90s "No Scrubs" dance party after the comedy show.
8:00 pmEclectic Comedy Showcase at Hyde St. | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmWin Tix: The Rocky Horror Show: Live | Victoria Theatre   WIN
8:30 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF   FREE
9:00 pmThe Doldrums Comedy Show | SF   FREE
9:00 pm“The Best of 80s” Thursday Dance Nights | Cat Club   FREE*
*Sign-up for free entry before 10 pm and $7 after.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Rotunda Dance Series: Mussel Rock Cloggers | SF City Hall
Friday, November 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

Mussel Rock is a performance group developed by the Barbary Coast Cloggers and students from the Sunday afternoon classes at Rhythm & Motion.

All DayHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
11:00 amTimbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco  FREE*
*Free tours take place on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are limited to 20 people.
5:00 pm“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party   FREE
5:30 pmParol-Marking Workshop: Beautiful Filipino Lanterns | SoMa   FREE*
*One free parol per person. Additional parol materials are $6-8 each.
6:00 pmTemescal First Fridays | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pmFirst Friday Roller Boogie Street Jam | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
6:00 pmAsian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
6:00 pm$5 First Friday Hands-on Family Activities | Oakland   $5*
*Pay online or at the door.
6:00 pm“Around & Around” Artist Reception | SF   FREE
6:00 pmPunk Rock Mini Concert: He Who Cannot Be Named | Amoeba SF   FREE
7:00 pm2016 Proxy Fall Film Festival Finale: “Captain Fantastic” | Hayes Valley   FREE