Bay Area Haunted Houses
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Bay Area Haunted Houses
The best and most unique Halloween attractions in The Bay
Red Bull's Epic SUP Race Under the GG Bridge
Only in San Francisco
Red Bull's Epic SUP Race Under the GG Bridge
Rare "Heavy Water" stand-up paddling event coming to SF in October
Bay Area's Best Pumpkin Patches
Halloween
Bay Area's Best Pumpkin Patches
Where to pick your own pumpkins or fire them through a giant machine gun. Seriously.

Tuesday, October 15

“The Changing Room Experiences” Free Women Styling & Life Coaching | Moraga
Tuesday, October 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Rheem Valley Shopping Center
"The Changing Room Experiences" Free Women Styling & Life Coaching | Moraga

The nation’s leading off-price retailer, T.J.Maxx, is coming to San Francisco with The Maxx You Project Changing Room experience on Monday, October 14th to Tuesday, October 15th. The retailer will be offering new, in-store one-of-a-kind experiences, part styling and part life-coaching to help women embrace ...

Brand New “Painted Pianos” Musical Art & Live Performance | Walnut Creek
Tuesday, October 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather Permitting.
| 1499 N. Main St. (Walnut Creek)
Brand New "Painted Pianos" Musical Art & Live Performance | Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek Downtown is proud to announce a new musical art project called, “Painted Pianos.” Eight pianos will be donated by Steinway Piano Gallery and hand-painted by local artists on site, in downtown Walnut Creek and the Center for Community Arts’ Shadelands campus courtyard. Artists ...

Poetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Tuesday, October 15 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Poetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Lines and lyrics from Litquake Nation! Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors.
Political Journalist Tim Redmond on SF Election | SF
Tuesday, October 15 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Park Branch Library
Political Journalist Tim Redmond on SF Election | SF
SF political journalist Tim Redmond will speak about the Nov 2019 election, the March and November 2020 ballots, and the future of San Francisco. Housing, homelessness, and mental health/substance abuse treatment in SF and Prop 13 fairness in California will be big issues. Can we mount ...
Will Market Street Get Fully-Protected Bike Lanes? | SF City Hall
Tuesday, October 15 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| San Francisco City Hall
Will Market Street Get Fully-Protected Bike Lanes?  | SF City Hall
The stakes are high, and we need you on October 15. A single vote will determine the fate of Market Street for the next generation and beyond. After a decade of advocacy, the project that’s ready to be approved will include a complete transformation of ...
Spoken Word Poetry Night at Salesforce Park | SF
Tuesday, October 15 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*https://salesforcetransitcenter.com/events/
| Salesforce Park
Spoken Word Poetry Night at Salesforce Park | SF

Writers in Salesforce Park invites people to interact with the literary arts and local writers through readings and workshops presented by Intersection for the Arts artist members. Don’t miss all six events at the Main Plaza of Salesforce Park. Writers in Salesforce Park Tuesdays, September ...Every Tuesday

SF Hispanic Heritage Festival: “We Are La Cocina” Book Lecture | SF Main Library
Tuesday, October 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF Hispanic Heritage Festival: "We Are La Cocina" Book Lecture | SF Main Library
This cookbook offers home cooks a glimpse into the world of La Cocina, and the world around. We are La Cocina: Recipes in Pursuit of the American Dream, features 40 stories from the women who have used their talent and their food to pursue economic ...
Free Tix: 11-Year-Old Professional Magician “James Chan” | SF
Tuesday, October 15 – 6:10 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required on RushTix. Comp tickets are limited
| K-Elements BBQ
Free Tix: 11-Year-Old Professional Magician "James Chan" | SF
Starting at the age of four James Chan started juggling three balls. At the age of 5, he started performing professionally with mom and dad. Currently, at age 11, James has averaged 2-3 shows a week. That’s over well over 100 shows per year. Tickets normally ...
“Our Stories” Latinx Celebration: Open Bar, Music & Food | SF
Tuesday, October 15 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required - Donation is encourage, proceeds goes to Border Angels
| WeWork Embarcadero Center
"Our Stories" Latinx Celebration: Open Bar, Music & Food | SF
Join us for a night of music, storytelling, dancing, food, open bar, and networking. Featuring Latinx stories by local poets Forced2Fly, Jeremy Michael Vasquez and Sophia Coleman. There would be muscial performance by La Doña, then followed by DJ all night. Enjoy food & drinks ...
Cat Lovers Chat: Ask a Cat Expert | San Jose
Tuesday, October 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
| Pup Plaza
Cat Lovers Chat: Ask a Cat Expert | San Jose
Part of Silicon Valley Pet Project’s community educational series, join us for Cat Lovers Chat at Pup Plaza on October 15th at 7 pm to 8:30 pm Jessica Char of Feline Engineering will provide resources and guidance on the secret to feline happiness and will answer ...

Wednesday, October 16

“The Glass Room” A Black Mirror-ish Pop Up Shop | Oct. 16-Nov. 3
Wednesday, October 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 838 Market St
"The Glass Room" A Black Mirror-ish Pop Up Shop | Oct. 16-Nov. 3

The Glass Room is a pop-up store with a twist, displaying products and provocations where nothing is actually for sale. “Go to The Glass Room. If Black Mirror had a showroom, this would be it.” – Baratunde Thurston’ Instead, the objects in The Glass Room ...

SF’s Shoreview Park Groundbreaking Celebration | Bayview
Wednesday, October 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Shoreview Park (SF)
SF's Shoreview Park Groundbreaking Celebration | Bayview
Join us for a groundbreaking ceremony and community day to celebrate the start of construction on the Shoreview Park renovation project. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 16 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the park (1 Lillian Court) and will feature lawn ...
Free Rooftop Zydeco Concert at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, October 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Zydeco Concert at Salesforce Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s newly-reopened 5.4 acre park on top of the Transit Center hosts a ton of free events every week highlighted by free weekly after-work outdoor rooftop concerts curated by People in Plazas. So close your laptop and open your soul with after-work jams ...Every Wednesday

“No Human Is Illegal” Author In-Conversation | Oakland
Wednesday, October 16 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 suggested donation
| E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore
"No Human Is Illegal" Author In-Conversation | Oakland
When Trump first announced his “Muslim Ban” in January 2017, J.J. Mulligan Sepúlveda was one of the lawyers who protested. His new book No Human Is Illegal: An Attorney on the Front Lines of the Immigration War pulls back the curtain on the ingrained inhumanity ...
“Between Heaven & Hell” Conversation w/ David Talbot | SF
Wednesday, October 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bird & Beckett Books and Records
"Between Heaven & Hell" Conversation w/ David Talbot | SF
Salon magazine founder David Talbot is not only a bestselling author of books like Season of the Witch and The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA and the Rise of America’s Secret Government; he’s also a great defender of San Francisco in all its glories ...
“The Cellar” Haunted House | SF
Wednesday, October 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $25 | 16th and Mission
"The Cellar" Haunted House | SF
Descend into chaos. The Cellar is quite literally an underground haunt, full of all the terror and horror indicative of those dark places. Basements, root cellars, deep down below. Come and join us, won’t you? The Cellar will feature dark, enclosed spaces, stairs, crawling, jump scares, ...
Win Tix: Matty Matheson’s A Happy Vulnerable, Tasty Sadness, Happy Tour | SF
Wednesday, October 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | August Hall
The star of Viceland’s It’s Suppertime and Dead Set On Life. He’s not your typical TV chef. Known as much for his amazing food as his love for life, positive mental attitude, and epic Instagram account. > Get Tickets – $27.50 Famous for his interpretations of classics ...
Win Tix: Modern Pop-rock: Banners | Bottom of the Hill
Wednesday, October 16 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Bottom of the Hill
Banners (Liverpool, UK) In the space between piano chords, sweeping beats, and orchestral guitar, an awakening happens. > Get Tickets – $15 As if stirring to life, the music of Banners ascends towards steeple-size heights lifted by frontman Michael Nelson’s dynamic delivery and exquisite songcraft as well ...

Thursday, October 17

Community Free Days at Seymour Marine Discovery Center | Santa Cruz
Thursday, October 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Seymour Marine Discovery Center
Community Free Days at Seymour Marine Discovery Center | Santa Cruz

Seymour Marine Discovery Center is an interactive marine science museum and aquarium with hands-on exhibits and a touch pool, located on the UC Santa Cruz campus. They open their doors to for several Community Free Days several times a year. Powered by the Long Marine ...

Win: Alcatraz “Night Tour & Boat Cruise” | SF
Thursday, October 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN
You are the only visitors on the Island, so take advantage of special Park Programs during the course of the evening and enjoy breathtaking views of San Francisco as night falls. One Funcheap winner will win a pair of Alcatraz Night Tour tickets good any date through ...
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...Monthly

Win Tix: Oakland’s 2019 “Autumn Lights” Festival | Lake Merritt
Thursday, October 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$20 Adv / $25 Door. Youth (ages 6-17) - $7 Adv /$10 Door. Free for children below 5.
| The Gardens at Lake Merritt
Imagine yourself immersed in acres of lush gardens illuminated with nearly 50 mesmerizing, larger-than-life art and lighting installations created by Bay Area artists from tiny clay pottery lanterns to massive Burning Man pieces. This enchanting and surreal festival runs three nights only, October 17-19, 2019. > Get Tickets – ...
Kristeen Young Free In-store Concert | Amoeba SF
Thursday, October 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Kristeen Young Free In-store Concert | Amoeba SF
NYC-based multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter, and all-round art rocker Kristeen Young plays live and signs her latest album The SubSet on Thursday, October 17th at 6pm at Amoeba SF. You can also catch her at her DNA Lounge residency every Wednesday in October.
Exploratorium After Dark: Earthquakes | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Earthquakes | Pier 15
Drop, cover, and hold on…to After Dark: Earthquakes, where we’ll commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta quake and look ahead to the latest in earthquake preparation, safety research, and building practices. And don’t miss the return of Everything Matters, which picks up with ...
“Make” Summer Parklet Art Party | SF
Thursday, October 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This summer parklet party is free for all ages. Paid admission required to visit the museum.
| Museum of Craft and Design
"Make" Summer Parklet Art Party | SF

On the third Thursday of each month stay out late with the Museum of Craft and Design and collaborate with artists and makers, explore unique themes and rethink materials through creative design projects. Enjoy hands on takeaways that preview the upcoming shows, including Macon Reed ...Monthly

Macy’s Men’s Tailor Event: Fashion, Music, Gifts & Rewards | SF
Macy's Men's Tailor Event: Fashion, Music, Gifts & Rewards | SF
Calling all men. Check out the latest trends in Macy’s Men’s Suits. While here, learn from the experts on how to find the perfect fit that suits your style. Enjoy catering, music from our DJ, and with your suit purchase, you’ll receive a travel kit. ...
Seismic NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF
Seismic NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF
We’re bracing ourselves for vibrations during Seismic NightLife, including on the dance floor. On the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, we’re digging back into seismic matters and ‘80s culture. Look back at the City’s major 20th-century earthquakes through historic images, and look to ...
20% Off: “Disney on Ice” at Oracle Arena | Oakland
20% Off: "Disney on Ice" at Oracle Arena | Oakland
Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment, an action-packed ice spectacular that whisks audiences on a captivating adventure to four magical locations from Cars, Toy Story, The Little Mermaid and be whisked away to a winter wonderland with Frozen. > Tickets Start at $15 – Save ...
Free Monthly Outdoor Movie Night | Oakland
Thursday, October 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP or $6 at the door
| Forage Kitchen
Free Monthly Outdoor Movie Night | Oakland

Hang out under the stars, watch a movie, have a drink, and eat some snacks. You can’t ask for much more on a weeknight. Third Thursdays Outdoor Movie Nights Every 3rd Thursday | 7 to 10:30 pm Forage Kitchen, 478 25th St., Oakland FREE with ...Monthly

The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland

10/17 Lineup: Ben Del Castillo (Rooster T Feathers, SJ Improv) Drew Harmon (SF Sketchfest, Cobbs, Punchline, I Think I’d Be Good at That) Ryan Goodcase (World Series Of Comedy Champion 2019, SF Sketchfest, Cobbs, Punchline) Julie Ash (Hellafunny, SF Sketchfest, Cobbs, Punchline) Every Thursday