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This Weekend: Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2017

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Sunday, October 1

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, October 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, October 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Free First Sunday Admission for main galleries: Normally $15 for general ...

2017 Oaktoberfest Beer Festival | Oakland
Sunday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for beer and food, or purchase advance tickets.
| Dimond District (Oakland)
2017 Oaktoberfest Beer Festival | Oakland

Oaktoberfest celebrates the history, the flavors, and the people of the Bay Area with craft beer and food, entertainment, arts, and ecology. Oakland’s Dimond District continues a tradition as an entertainment destination, begun in the early 1900s when Beer Gardens and German vacation resorts lined ...

2017 Filipino-American History Celebration | Asian Art Museum
Sunday, October 1 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Asian Art Museum
2017 Filipino-American History Celebration | Asian Art Museum
It’s that time of year again, when the museum gears up for its annual Filipino American History Month Celebration. Celebrate Filipino American history and culture at the Asian Art Museum’s annual festival featuring free admission, art displays, music, dance, stories and other performances. 2017 Filipino American History Month ...
2017 Castro Street Fair | SF
Sunday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Castro & Market
2017 Castro Street Fair | SF
A huge daytime costume party, the Castro Street Fair is once again filling the streets of the Castro with several stages of entertainment, unique costumes, art and food. Bring a little of your inner freak to the festivities and experience a full day of live music, ...
2017 Autumn Moon Festival: Sunday | Chinatown
Sunday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2017 Autumn Moon Festival: Sunday | Chinatown

Celebrated in Asia for more than 1,000 years, the 27th Annual Autumn Moon Festival will be held in Chinatown over two days filled with arts and crafts booths, cultural exhibits, children’s activities, food and multiple parades along historic Grant Avenue between California Street and Columbus Avenue.  2017 Autumn Moon ...

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Excelsior
Sunday, October 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Excelsior Sunday Streets

Sunday Streets (March – October 2017) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yogis, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for ...

2nd Annual Little Italy Street Festival | San Jose
Sunday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Little Italy San Jose
2nd Annual Little Italy Street Festival | San Jose
Come and bring your family to the 2nd Annual Little Italy San Jose Street Festival on Sunday, October 1, 2017 where nearly 10,000 people attended last year. This year they will be expanding and closing down a 2nd street. Italian Tenor Pasquale Esposito will be honored ...
Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, October 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

2nd Italian Street Food Fest | Alameda
2nd Italian Street Food Fest | Alameda
The time has come to have some Gnocco Fritto again at the 2nd edition of Italian Street Food Fest – this time in charming Alameda. Come join them for a day full of authentic Italian street food, live music, and fun. They have created this event with ...
Win Tix: Lucha Libre Breakfast Burrito Battle | SF
Sunday, October 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: WIN | SoMa StrEat Food Park
It’s a rumble in the urban jungle at SoMa StrEat Food Park, where luchadores and 10 food trucks will each battle for the title of Best In The Bay. The contest starts at the food trucks with hand-crafted, craving-slaying, breakfast burritos. > Get Tickets – $5 Adv ...
82nd Annual Blessing of the Fishing Fleet: Saturday | SF
Sunday, October 1 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Saint Peter and Paul Church
82nd Annual Blessing of the Fishing Fleet: Saturday | SF

The festival of “La Madonna Del Lume” (also known as “The Blessing of the Fishing Fleet”) is a Sicilian tradition of protecting fishermen that have been practiced in San Francisco for 82 years. The 82nd annual blessing and fishing boat parade is an annual procession from ...

2017 Pet Pride Day Festival: Costume Parade & Pet Tricks | SF
Sunday, October 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Animal Care & Control
2017 Pet Pride Day Festival: Costume Parade & Pet Tricks | SF
Dress up your pet and head to the annual Pet Pride Day featuring on site adoptions, rescue partners, a parade, food, kids activities, pet costumes and, of course, pet tricks at San Francisco Animal Care & Control. 2017 Pet Pride Day Sunday, October 1, 2017 | Noon to ...
Jazz Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, October 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Jazz Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 135th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years The weekly concerts take place most ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2017: “Hamlet” | SF
Sunday, October 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2017:

For the 35th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

50th Anniversary of The Summer of Love: The Love Plane Experience | SF
Sunday, October 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Bridge
50th Anniversary of The Summer of Love: The Love Plane Experience | SF
Join and celebrate the culmination of the 50th Anniversary of The Summer of Love. Antenna Theater presents The Love Plane Experience, Sunday, October 1st from 2-5 pm. Planes will fly over the Golden Gate Bridge drawing a heart to celebrate the culmination of the 50th Anniversary ...
Forbidden Island’s 12th Annual Parking Lot Sale | Alameda
Sunday, October 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge
Forbidden Island's 12th Annual Parking Lot Sale | Alameda

The most anticipated event of the year is here. Featuring the largest assortment of vintage collectibles, mid-century decor, classic artwork, ceramics, and retro-fashions this side of paradise. Due to popular demand, it’s a two-day event this year. Sept 30th and Oct 1st from 2 pm to ...

All Ages Drawing Session & Artist Talk | SF
Sunday, October 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Gallery 16
All Ages Drawing Session & Artist Talk | SF
Gallery 16 is pleased to present an all-ages drawing session and conversation with artist Tucker Nichols and writer Dave Eggers. Schedule: 2–4 pm: Gallery 16 invites grownups and kids to spend the afternoon drawing and making art with Tucker Nichols and Dave Eggers. This is not solely a ...
2017 Orinda Czech Festival Closing Concert
Sunday, October 1 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
2017 Orinda Czech Festival Closing Concert
You are invited to a concert of Czech composers at Orinda’s Library Auditorium, where a small symphony from the East Bay will play.
“Then They Came for Us” Diversity Film Series Free Screening | Oakland
Sunday, October 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
“Then They Came for Us” Diversity Film Series Free Screening | Oakland
In 1942, Executive Order 9066 forced the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans for the duration, an act now understood as a massive abuse of civil rights. The film explores this history and its relevance today, in the face of threats of a Muslim registry and imposition of a ...
Win Tix: Ghosts, Hoodlums, Harlots, Thieves: A Time Travel Segway Tour | SF Hop on a Segway and explore the haunts of the low and the vile of every kind -the petty thief, the tramp, the whoremonger, lewd women, cutthroats and murderers – and other fine citizens. Follow your time traveler guide as you creep quietly into hidden ...

Every Saturday

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley

Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday.
Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome.

Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF

Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks.
Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front …

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 …

Late Night Downtown Comedy at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Late Night Downtown Comedy at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons.
Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel Woods …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement

The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the …

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move Game Store

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday.
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the Bay Area’s favorite comedians. Also, this event is BYOB.
All this goodness is brought to you …

Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore
Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore

Come relax in the Heritage Lounge of 1300 on Fillmore and listen a free jazz performance during Saturday Night Live Music.
The band lineup will change weekly and they do take some Saturdays off so make sure to check the schedule to see who’s performing.
There is no cover …

Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Made Up Theatre
Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont

Come out for a night of big laughs as The 5 Play cast explores the fun, exciting, and silly nature of human relationships in an unforgettable show of completely improvised scenes and stories every Saturday at 10 pm.
5 Play will perform a fully improvised 45 …

The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF

Sid Singh hosts the craziest show in the city where you get to see standup, improv, and then you get on stage to do improv.
If you want, you can also just sit and laugh at the other people doing improv. No one is here to make …

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