Friday, October 7, 2016

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

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 more...

6:00 pmTemescal First Fridays | Oakland  FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
6:00 pm$5 First Friday Hands-on Family Activities | Oakland   $5*
*Pay online or at the door.
6:30 pm“The Lost Boys” Movie Screening | SF   FREE
7:00 pmAbout Last Night: Sexcapade Storytelling Stories | SF   $5
7:00 pmSing-along Cinema & “The Sound Of Music” Costume Party | Jack London Square   FREE
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:00 pm“Treehouses” Art Show | SF   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
7:30 pmUppers For Downers: A Comedy Show | Oakland   FREE*
*$5 Suggested Donation
8:00 pm100 Foot Tall Film Night: Space & Architecture | The Great Wall of Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmFirst Friday Fiesta: Free, Educational & Engaging Performances | San Jose   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
8:00 pmMermaid Show: Stand Up Comedy | SF   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE
9:30 pmTGIF’d Growing Pains: Sitcom’s Improv Comedy | SF   $5*
*$5 for FunCheap readers who use discount code TGIFRIENDS
10:30 pmLive Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pm“Dinner at the Long Table” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE

Saturday, October 8, 2016

2016 Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow | Berkeley
Saturday, October 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (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 more...

9:00 amFall City Wide Yard Sale | Sausalito  FREE
9:00 amThe Cactus & Succulent Society 11th Annual Fall Show & Sale | Sunnyvale  FREE
9:00 amFall City Wide Yard Sale | Sausalito  FREE
All Day2016 World Veg Festival: Cooking Demos, Talks & Live Entertainment | GG Park   $10*
*$10 regular admission, $5 students and seniors.
All Day2016 Park Street Classic Show: 400+ Cars & Oldies DJ | Alameda   FREE
All DayLife is Living 2016: Hip Hop, DJs, Theatre & Graffiti Battle | Oakland   FREE
10:00 am“Bark at the Park: K9 Heroes” Military, Police & Fire Dog Demos | Fleet Week 2016   FREE
10:00 amSan Carlos Art & Wine Faire | Laurel St. Park   FREE
10:00 amFree Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
10:00 amDogFest: Activities, Music & Vendors For Dogs & Dog Lovers | Cupertino   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All DayConscious Family Festival: Kids & Adult-Only Workshops | Santa Rosa   FREE
10:00 amAlice in Wonderland Unbirthday Meet Up & Costume Party | SF   FREE
10:00 amFleet Week: Free Admission For Military | Aquarium of the Bay   FREE*
*Free admission tickets for past and present military; $5 discount for family and friends; reg. price $24.95
10:00 amSolve A Murder Mystery | SF Main Library   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All Day97th Annual Columbus Day Bazaar: Saturday | North Beach   FREE
All Day2016 Ocean Beach Music & Art Festival: 6 Stages, 20+ Bands & Live Art | Sunset   FREE
All DayMarket Street Prototyping Festival: Saturday | SF   FREE
All Day“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square   FREE
12:00 pmFall 2016 Free Plant Exchange | Oakland   FREE
All Day2016 El Cerrito Free Folk Festival: 9 Hours of Music & Workshops | East Bay   FREE
All DayFleet Week 2016: Blue Angels Airshow | Saturday   FREE
12:00 pmHistory for Half Pints: Family Music & Games | California Historical Society   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $5 at the door.
12:00 pmUrban Indie Experience: Local Artisans, Craft Beer & Live Music | Emeryville   FREE
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
12:00 pmThe Plant Exchange: Trade Plants, Tools & Supplies | Oakland   FREE
1:00 pm“Let The Good Times” Rock n Roll Show | McLaren Park   FREE
1:00 pmThe History Of Performing Arts | SF Main Library   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmThe History Of Performing Arts | SF Main Library   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmThe History Of Performing Arts | SF Main Library   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
2:00 pmDowntown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food   FREE
2:00 pmLagunitas Fall Music Festival: Food, Games & Local Live Music | San Geronimo   FREE*
*Free admission. Food & drinks are for purchase; kids games and raffle also available.
4:00 pmSan Francisco Starry Night 8.5K For a Cause | SF   FREE*
*Free to register, but personal fundraising goals are strongly encouraged. Registration is available onsite, but encouraged beforehand.
5:00 pm“Journey to The End Of The Night” 2016 | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free, but advanced registration is required.
5:00 pm2016 “Come Out & Play” Festival Closing Night: Journey to the End of the Night | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are gladly accepted.
6:00 pmSchroeder’s Oktoberfest Celebration, Live Music & Games | SF   FREE*
*Free, but food and drinks are for purchse.
6:00 pmFree Outdoor Movie Night “Monsters Inc.” | West Portal   FREE
6:30 pmSpontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pmOpening Reception: Glow-in-the-Dark Black Light Art Show | Alameda   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
7:00 pmAddison Street Jazz | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmClassic SF Movie Night in the Park: Pixar’s “Inside Out” | Duboce Park   FREE
All Day19th Annual Music for People & Thingamajigs Festival | Berkeley   FREE
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE
9:00 pmTribute to Bowie & Prince: Celebrating the 80’s Music | SF   $5*
*It'll be $8 after 9:30 PM.
9:30 pmSadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF   FREE
3:00 pm“The Rye Baker: Classic Breads” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE


Sunday, October 9, 2016

October Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Sunday, October 9 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE | Muir Woods National Monument

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth more...

9:00 amRare Tenderloin Guided Tour: Part II | SF City Guides   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
9:30 amIsabel Allende: Women, Feminism & Social Justice | Grace Cathedral   FREE
All Day2016 World Veg Festival: Cooking Demos, Talks & Live Entertainment | GG Park   $10*
*$10 regular admission, $5 students and seniors.
10:00 amThe East Bay Bonsai Society’s 55th Annual Show | Oakland   FREE
All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito   FREE
10:00 amThe Cactus & Succulent Society 11th Annual Fall Show & Sale | Sunnyvale   FREE
10:00 amFree Admission Day For Military | Aquarium of the Bay   FREE*
*Free admission tickets for past and present military; $5 discount for family and friends; reg. price $24.95
10:30 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View   FREE
All Day97th Annual Columbus Day Bazaar: Sunday | North Beach   FREE
11:00 amVery Vegan Sundays | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
All DayPoetry in Parks 2016 & Mountain Top Literature Festival | Mt. Tam   FREE*
*A shuttle service is free but an RSVP is required.
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
All Day2016 Rockridge “Out & About” Street Festival | Oakland   FREE
12:00 pm17th Annual Burning Man “Decompression” Street Faire | SF   $15*
*$15 donation before 3 pm. $20 after
12:30 pm148th Annual Italian Heritage Parade | North Beach   FREE
All DayFleet Week 2016: Blue Angels Airshow | Sunday   FREE
3:00 pmDowntown Art Installations & Murals | SF   FREE
3:00 pmSoundWaves: Live Afro-Latin Funk at the Waterfront | Jack London Sq.   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
6:00 pm2016 Presidential Debates Watch Party | SoMa StrEat Food Park   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Saturday, October 1, 2016

2016 Film in the Fog:
Saturday, October 1 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post Theatre Lawn

Waferboard via Flickr Come to the 14th annual fall outdoor movie night, Film in the Fog, for a screening of “Pinocchio,” organized by the Presidio Trust, featuring free kids activities, and food trucks. 2016 Film in more...


Monday, October 10, 2016

2016 World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off | Half Moon Bay
Monday, October 10 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE | I.D.E.S. Grounds (Half Moon Bay)

Want to see a pumpkin that weighs almost as much as a Smart Car? World Pumpkin Capital Half Moon Bay will present their 43rd Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off. The Safeway World more...

10:00 amFleet Week High School Band Challenge | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 am“The Golden Age Of Baseball” Two-Day Live Auction Event | SF   FREE
1:00 pmAutotech Council Science Fair | Mountain View   FREE
6:30 pmCyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmPerfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF   FREE
7:00 pmStrange Stand-Up Comedy | SF   FREE
7:30 pmWitches’ Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free to see the show. $5 to enter the witchy raffle.
7:30 pmMultimedia Concert: Switchboard Music | SF   FREE
8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF   FREE
9:30 pm“Find Me at the Club” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE