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Saturday, October 5

2013 Cathedral Festival of Flowers: Jazz & Gospel Concert | SF
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption
Festival Schedule | Saturday, October 5, 2013 1-2 pm: Cathedral Guided Tours Docent led Cathedral tours. For reservations, contact the Docent Office at 415-567-2020, ext. 207. Drop-ins accepted. Meet at the information desk near the glass stairway at the entrance of the Cathedral. 5:30 pm – The Annual Cathedral ...
Tales From Two Cities: LA vs. SF Writing Festival | Main Library
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
From 9:15 am to 5 pm on Saturday, the conference covers topics of regionality, universities, films and science fiction, and concludes with a panel featuring David Talbot, Phil Bronstein, Gary Kamiy and Michelle Tea. Conference Schedule | Saturday, October 5, 2013 9:15-10:15 am: Regional Voices – Frances Dinkelspiel, Ellen ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor and Oakland ...Monthly

2013 Free Lawn Bowling Day | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free lessons, but you must wear flat shoes if you would like to learn how to play.
| Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow)
Stop by and give lawn bowling a try with free lawn bowling lessons from the San Francisco Lawn Bowling Club from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday October 5, 2013. Enjoy free lessons, but you must wear flat shoes if you would like to learn how to play. The ...
Bike Rodeo, Obstacle Course & Helmet Giveaways | Portola
Saturday, October 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring some cash for food and drinks.
| MLK Jr. Middle School
Come join the Portola neighborhood for a day of safety related activities and learning for families at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School on Saturday, October 5, 2013. They’ll be joined by YBike who will be running learn-to-ride classes, a Bike Rodeo (10 am to noon), a Bike Obstacle ...
UNIQLO 1 Year Anniversary: Taiko Drumming & Giveaways | SF
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UNIQLO (Powell)
UNIQLO celebrates the one year anniversary of their San Francisco store location on October 5, 2013. From 10 am to 4 pm, there will be live Taiko drum performances and Heattech and tote bag gifts for shoppers who spend $75 or more (while supplies last).  Store Hours: ...
2013 Big Wheel Party Ride: The Streets of Alameda | East Bay
Saturday, October 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring your own big wheel.
| Alameda High School
As part of the 2013 Bay Area Circus Arts Festival, Tom Holub will lead a big wheel party ride through the streets of Alameda and its environs (though probably not down steep hills like they do in SF). Meet at the Alameda High School at 10 ...
“Walk the Bay Bridge” Day | East Bay
Saturday, October 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP on Meetup is required.
| West Oakland Bay Bridge Pedestrian Path Access Point
There’s a beautiful pedestrian path on the side of that brand new span of the Bay Bridge, so David Cassel is leading a group of walkers on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 10 am from the shorter Oakland West access route (where Burma Road meets Maritime Street). Bring a ...
Breast Cancer Awareness Day: Yoga, Juice Samples & Food Demo | Macy’s Join Macy’s in the fight against breast cancer with some fun activities like yoga, a DJ, juice samples and a cooking demo as you help them raise donations for the Pink Pony Fund. Free, but an RSVP is required and you’ll need to purchase a $5 ...
SPCA 145th Anniversary Carnival Block Party | Mission Dist.
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SF SPCA Vet Hospital
The SF SPCA properly celebrates their 145th anniversary with a daylong carnival featuring live music, a dunk tank, a Barbary Coast Exhibit, food trucks, a beer garden and tons more activities from 11 am to 6 pm on September, October 5, 2013. The carnival takes place on ...
Final Classic Cars Beer Garden: Oakland Style Fashion Show | Oakland
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, but bring money for food, drinks, fashion and photo booth.
| Classic Cars West

For the final Saturday Beer Garden of the summer season at Classic Cars West, they’ve invited Femme Cartel to do it up Oakland-style with Flaunt, a party featuring a local designer fashion show, artist showcase, costume photo booth, ping pong and eats for sale by ...Monthly

West Oakland Grown Harvest Festival & Scarecrow Building | 2013
Saturday, October 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but some activities may require a nominal cost.
| California Hotel Garden and Greenhouse
Help Bay Localize celebrate the bountiful West Oakland community with the Home Grown West Oakland harvest festival on October 5, 2013. Join local organizations People’s Grocery and City Slicker Farms at the beautiful Chestnut hotel garden and greenhouse for a day of food and fun including: food ...
Free Concert: British Folk Rocker Billy Bragg | Amoeba SF
Saturday, October 5 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Billy Bragg is a British troubadour who has been fearlessly belting out workers’ rights anthems in the social-justice folk tradition of Woody Guthrie ever since the mid-’80s, often with nothing but the ringing strings of his guitar for a band. In recent years, he’s waded into ...
35th Anniversary Celebration & Fireworks | Pier 39
Saturday, October 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
35th Anniversary Celebration & Fireworks | 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 ...

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, October 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...Monthly

Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa
Saturday, October 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Madrone Art Bar
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa

Pay tribute to both the King of Pop and the Purple One every first Saturday of the month at the Madrone Art Bar’s “The Prince and Michael Experience,” which celebrates their work with a healthy dose of competition as fans go head-to-head on the dance ...Monthly

Every Saturday

Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose
Join lululemon Santana Row for a complimentary Summer Yoga Series every Saturday morning May through September in Santana Row Park across from Left Bank Brasserie. Bring your mat and enjoy a free, outdoor morning workout. Registration begins at 8:30 am, and class begins at 9 am. Updated ...
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. Free Community Yoga Class Every Saturday | 10 am Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA FREE Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome. Updated 3/13/19 ...
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 ...
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are encourage and appreciated.
| Mozilla SF
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Join the tour every Saturday at 10 am, rain or shine, in front of the Mozzilla office, 2 Harrison St (Embarcadero and Harrison), next to the Bay Bridge and Pier 26. Walk around the Financial District in San Francisco telling stories about how everything connected with ...
$12 Bottomless Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF
$12 Bottomless Mimosa "Boozy Brunch" w/ Vegan Options | SF
Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar has a weekly weekend “Boozy Brunch” with live music & DJs plus complimentary mimosas (or “Brunch Punch”) to accompany your brunch on both Saturdays and Sundays. They have a full menu of gourmet-influenced Venezuelan dishes to go along with a ...
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal understanding ...
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Every Saturday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Rum tasting if you bring your dog
| Tripp Distillery
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Oceanfront Distillery where Rum & other Spirits are made right in front of the bar where spirit tastings and cocktails are on hand. If you bring your dog, you get free tasting of their Rums. There may also be food truck onsite on Saturdays of something ...
“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" Underground Comedy Show | SF
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: $10 | It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland
Critical Hit is hosted by Erik Krasner, Hayden Greif-Neill and Jim McVeigh at It’s Your Move Games & Hobbies in Temescal for over 4 years and still going strong. Every week, some of our favorite comedians are invited to perform. Along with the producers, you can ...
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