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Thursday, October 19

Free Russian Dance Lessons & Vodka Tasting | The Presidio
Thursday, October 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Free Russian Dance Lessons & Vodka Tasting | The Presidio

Explore the legacy of Russian culture in the Old World and the new. The evening will include a folk dance lesson and performances by Dolina Folk, and a historical overview of Russian colonial presence in California from Fort Ross interpreter Hank Birnbaum. Plus a vodka …

Friday, October 20

6th Annual Ohlone Big Time Gathering | The Presidio
Friday, October 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rob Hill Campground
6th Annual Ohlone Big Time Gathering | The Presidio

Join them in Ohlone Big Time to celebrate the indigenous culture of the California coast. Experience food, dancing, singing, storytelling, raffles, vending, camping and good old family fun. All are welcome.
6th Annual Ohlone Big Time Gathering
October 20-22, 2017
Friday 5 pm-7 pm
Saturday 12 pm until ceremony …

Presidio Sessions: John Calloway Latin Jazz Quartet | SF
Friday, October 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Presidio Sessions: John Calloway Latin Jazz Quartet | SF

Multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, and educator John Calloway has been a cornerstone of the Bay Area Latin and world music scenes since the 1970s. Adept at flute, piano, and percussion, John has collaborated with local and international jazz and Latin jazz innovators. As bandleader John has …

Saturday, October 21

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio

The free PresidiGo Shuttle system welcomes park visitors, residents, and employees with fully accessible shuttles and bike racks. There are two PresidiGo Shuttle services, each with different policies and guidelines – Around the Park and Downtown. Downtown (Free on Weekends) The Downtown express route make stops ...

International Archaeology Day | The Presidio
Saturday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| Presidio Officers' Club
International Archaeology Day | The Presidio

Have you ever wondered what an archaeologist actually does? Did you know that there are archaeologists working and studying right here in San Francisco? To find out more, come join Presidio archaeologists at International Archaeology Day.
See archaeology in action as Presidio Trust archaeologists uncover the …

Creative Family Fun Crafts: Dig Site Sand Art | The Presidio
Saturday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Presidio Officers' Club
Creative Family Fun Crafts: Dig Site Sand Art | The Presidio

October 21st is International Archaeology Day. Come celebrate with them by creating a mini-dig site to take home. Find out what archaeologists can learn from layers of soil as you build your site layer by layer.

International Archaeology Day at the Presidio | SF
Saturday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Archaeology Field Station ( Presidio Officers)
International Archaeology Day at the Presidio | SF

Experience events that capture the spirit and vitality of the Presidio… past and present.
Activities for this event begin at the Archaeology Field Station across from the Presidio Officers’ Club
Come join Presidio archaeologists at International Archaeology Day. The team will host activities for all ages. See …

2017 San Francisco Pumpkin Carving Fest | The Presidio
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Main Parade Ground
2017 San Francisco Pumpkin Carving Fest | The Presidio

Come one come all to the Presidio’s Main Parade Ground and create your very own Pumpkin Masterpiece. San Francisco Pumpkin Carving Festival Saturday, October 21, 2017 | 12 pm to 5 pm Main Parade Ground, Montgomery St, SF Free, but an RSVP is required. Free ...

Presidio Pumpkin Carving Workshop | The Presidio
Saturday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| Main Parade Ground
Presidio Pumpkin Carving Workshop | The Presidio

Create your own Halloween Jack O’ Lantern in this favorite annual event. Tools and pumpkins are provided while supplies last.
Free but an RSVP is encouraged.

3-Mile Hike Along San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive | SF
Saturday, October 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is requested. Please RSVP for changes due to weather
| Sports Basement (Presidio)
3-Mile Hike Along San Francisco's 49 Mile Scenic Drive | SF

Join them for a 3-mile hike in the Presidio with Kristine Poggioli and Carolyn Eidson, authors the hot new SF Guide, Walking San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive.
They’ll start at the Presidio Sports Basement for an overview of San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive. They’ll …

Presidio Book Club: “Freedom’s Frontier” | SF
Saturday, October 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Presidio Book Club:

Smith’s book examines the Civil War’s battle over slavery as it unfolded on the multiracial Pacific Coast. Despite its antislavery constitution, California was home to a dizzying array of bound and semi-bound labor systems: African American slavery, American Indian indenture, Latino and Chinese contract labor, …

Thursday, October 26

Providing Climate-Friendly Parks | The Presidio
Thursday, October 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Providing Climate-Friendly Parks | The Presidio

National parks across America are coping with the challenges brought about by climate change, like melting glaciers and rising tides. However, it is easier and more cost-effective to prevent these changes from occurring in the first place. Come share your ideas and learn from sustainability …

Saturday, October 28

Healing Forest Walk | The Presidio
Saturday, October 28 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Presidio
Healing Forest Walk | The Presidio

They would like to invite you to join them for a quiet, peaceful, and meditative walk through the forests in the Presidio. Come and experience the beauty and magic of nature in this part of the city, and find ways for calm and balance within …

Saturday, November 11

City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Saturday, November 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Presidio Parade Grounds
City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Saturday, November 18

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, November 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio

The free PresidiGo Shuttle system welcomes park visitors, residents, and employees with fully accessible shuttles and bike racks. There are two PresidiGo Shuttle services, each with different policies and guidelines – Around the Park and Downtown. Downtown (Free on Weekends) The Downtown express route make stops ...

Tuesday, November 21

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Tuesday, November 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Observation Post at the Presidio
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Presidio, Observation Post / Building 211 on the third Tuesday ...

Friday, December 1

First Day to RSVP: Fort Point Candlelight Tours Winter 2018 | Presidio
Friday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Must enter the lottery to win a free reservation spot.
| Fort Point
First Day to RSVP: Fort Point Candlelight Tours Winter 2018 | Presidio

Explore the historic Civil War-era Fort Point by candlelight and the stars on an evening tour with a park ranger as your guide. Candlelight tours are available most Saturday evenings typically around 6:30 pm from November to February. Along the way, you’ll be transported to the momentous era of ...

Sunday, December 3

Final Day to RSVP: Fort Point Candlelight Tours Winter 2018 | Presidio
Sunday, December 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Must enter the lottery to win a free reservation spot.
| Fort Point
Final Day to RSVP: Fort Point Candlelight Tours Winter 2018 | Presidio

Explore the historic Civil War-era Fort Point by candlelight and the stars on an evening tour with a park ranger as your guide. Candlelight tours are available most Saturday evenings typically around 6:30 pm from November to February. Along the way, you’ll be transported to the momentous era of ...

Monday, December 4

Walt Disney Museum Annual Free Day | 2017
Walt Disney Museum Annual Free Day | 2017

Celebrate Walt Disney’s birthday and get free admission to The Walt Disney Family Museum in the Presidio for their only free day of the year.
Typically the free day is on December 5th (Walt’s actual birthday), unless his birthday falls on a Tuesday (in which case the museum …