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This Weekend: Oct 25 - Oct 26, 2014

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Saturday, October 25

“Cars & Croissants” Monthly Exotic Car Show | Santana Row
Saturday, October 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santana Row

Santana Row hosts “Cars & Croissants on The Row,” a monthly gathering for exotic car owners and car enthusiasts. We’re talking up to 50 cars like Ferraris, Maseratis, Lamborghinis, Aston Martins and more. Plus we’re told that there is often complimentary coffee and croissants while supplies ...

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Tenderloin & Potrero Hill Residents
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Tenderloin & Potrero Hill 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 ...

The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF
Saturday, October 25 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
| Laguna Honda Hospital
The Beatles Choir: Volunteer Singalong | SF

Take a sad song and make it better as The Beatles Choir brings cheer to the residents and staff of Laguna Honda Hospital through music, joy, laughter and the timeless songs of the Fab Four. Laguna Honda Hospital is a long-term, skilled nursing and rehabilitation ...

Visitacion Valley Part I: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, October 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 45 Leland Ave.
Visitacion Valley Part I: 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 morning’s focus is on the valley’s commerce, transportation, and development, including a foray through Little Hollywood and ending at Silvestri’s showroom.
This tour …

Jack London Square Waterfront: Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer 2014
Jack London Square Waterfront: Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer 2014

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October for 2014. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises. Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour ...

Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Bayview
Saturday, October 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant
Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour | Bayview

Please Note: This tour will take place at the Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bayview, and not at Oceanside in the Outer Sunset, as was originally posted.

Costume Party, Pumpkin Patch & 2-for-1 Cocktails | Treasure Island Flea
Saturday, October 25 – 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
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, ...

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF
Saturday, October 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demos | SF

This waterfront market, run by the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA), has over 120 food, fruit, and vegetable vendors on Saturdays and the entire Bay as its beautiful backdrop. The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market operates year-round from 8 am to 2 pm. On ...

Fisherman’s Wharf Clam Chowder Competition & Tasting Party | 2014
Fisherman's Wharf Clam Chowder Competition & Tasting Party | 2014

At Wharf Fest’s one-day-only chowder competition, classic establishments like Boudin Bakery, Cioppino’s, and Fog Harbor Fish House will take on new wharf restaurants and battle it out for the title of Best Fisherman’s Wharf Chowder. Your ticket gets you samples from all of the competitors, …

2014 Skeletonfest: Sugar Skull Making & Screenprinting | East Bay
Saturday, October 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please bring a t-shirt to screenprint and something yummy to share.
| Richmond Art Center
2014 Skeletonfest: Sugar Skull Making & Screenprinting | East Bay

Families, grab your costumes and join the Richmond Art Center for Halloween and Day of the Dead art festivities on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Come in costume and create masks and funny, movable skeletons, sugar skulls or a screen-printed skeleton t-shirt. Please bring a t-shirt to …

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 …

World Series Game 4: Giants vs. Royals Game Watch Party
Saturday, October 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with Facebook RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
World Series Game 4: Giants vs. Royals Game Watch Party

Our year… Our time!
Come to SoMa StrEat Food Park for a huge game watch – game four of the World Series. Come on out on Saturday night to get food truck grub, enjoy the beer garden and be part of the awesome playoff atmosphere at SF’s …

The Final Saturday Night Fireworks of 2014 | Pier 39
Saturday, October 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
The Final Saturday Night Fireworks of 2014 | Pier 39

Take advantage of San Francisco’s amazing, autumn weather by joining Pier 39 for fireworks, music and more every Saturday night in October - October 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2014. Each night unfolds at 6 pm with DJs playing the latest dance tunes at the Bay ...

Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay
Saturday, October 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Halley Hill Observatory
Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay

Sunset is at 6:18 pm and the gates close at 10 pm.

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.”

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: 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 …

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 ...

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 …

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 ...

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, ...

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

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the fourth Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, ...

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 ...

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

The Mixed Media Mixer is a monthly event with the goal of bringing artists across many platforms together with the intention of collaboration. A new collection of Bay Area artists, musicians, photographers and videographers come together every last Sunday of the month at the Firehouse Art Events Hangar. Bring ...

Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill
Sunday, October 26 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Thee Parkside
Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill

Original Famous Twang Sundays is a free, all-ages concert series at Thee Parkside in Potrero Hill. Come by every Sunday; there’s always a fresh traditional or contemporary live act and a surprise special to purchase from the kitchen.

’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.

Every Saturday

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rec Field: Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Come and play outdoors, in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting, and melting into the ground. Join up every Saturday for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation for body, mind, and spirit.
Purusha yogis teach free yoga on Saturday mornings in Golden Gate Park at 11 am,  as part of …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13
Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13

Sure, Lucky 13 is always loaded with free popcorn and goldfish, but if you’re looking for something more sustainable with your rockabilly and punk on the jukebox, be sure to drop by their free BBQ on the outdoor patio from 4-7 pm every Saturday from June …

Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide
Every Saturday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks.
Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide

The Riptide hosts a bingo party, every Saturday, which runs from about 6 pm to just after 8 pm. There are 3 rounds; you can win drinks, prizes, and the final blackout round prize is a $50 bar tab.
When O-69 gets called, everyone playing bingo …

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