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Sunday, October 1

California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Chinatown & Hayes Valley
Sunday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences

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 ...

First Day to RSVP: Fort Point Candlelight Tours Winter 2017 | Presidio
Sunday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Must enter the lottery to win a free reservation spot.
| Fort Point

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 ...

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, October 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | 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. Sunday Hours – 11am to 5pm – Please check website as hours may change seasonally Suggested donation ...Monthly

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

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. Target Free Sundays Typically the first Sunday of the month Asian ...Monthly

15th Annual Arts & Music Festival | Excelsior
Sunday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mission & Ocean
The outskirts of the city will share their ethnic flare at the 15th Annual Excelsior Arts & Music Festival coinciding with Excelsior Sunday Streets on October 1, 2017. The streets will be filled with live music, delicious multi-cultural food and a vast selection of entertainment for all ...
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

EVENT UPDATE – The start date of Presidio Picnic is postponed until further notice. Please check facebook for updates. San Francisco’s largest community picnic, the Presidio Picnic, will return for its much-anticipated ninth season beginning Sunday, March 29 and running through October 25, from 11 ...Every Sunday

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 ...
2017 Animal Care and Control Pet Pride Day | SF
Sunday, October 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Animal Care & Control
Dress up your pet and head to the annual Animal Care and Control 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 Animal Care and Control Pet ...
Jazz Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, October 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 137th 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 Sundays at 1 pm, run about 90 ...

Art Walk at the Albany Bulb with Sculptor Osha Neumann | East Bay
Sunday, October 1 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Albany Bulb
Meet the creator of the Dragon, the Beseeching Woman, and other favorite sculptures at the Bulb: Osha Neumann. Free, limited spots. Eventbrite registration required.
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2017: “Hamlet” | SF
Sunday, October 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of “As You Like It.” Having produced “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” to wide acclaim in 2018, this summer the company turns to a musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic comedy “As ...

Giant Heart in the Sky Above the Golden Gate Bridge | SF’s “Love Plane”
Sunday, October 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch from the shoreline
| Golden Gate Bridge
Sunday, October 1st | A skywriting plane will fly over the Golden Gate Bridge drawing a heart to celebrate the culmination of the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love in San Francisco. It's sky heart air art.
Drawing Session & Artist Talk w/ Dave Eggers & Tucker Nichols | SF
Sunday, October 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Gallery 16
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
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
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 ...
2017 Filipino-American History Celebration | Asian Art Museum
Sunday, October 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | 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 ...

Every Sunday

“Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Heart of the City" Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, ...
Delicious Market Recipes & Free Seasonal Tasting | Jack London Square
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Delicious Market Recipes & Free Seasonal Tasting | Jack London Square
With more than 40 vendors, the Jack London Square Farmers Market offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options. The Jack London Square Farmers Market is operated by CUESA at Oakland’s Jack London Square on Sundays from 10 am to 3 pm, year ...
Dolores Park Free Bodyweight Bootcamp | SF
Every Sunday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP/Donations optional for charity
| Mission Dolores Park
Dolores Park Free Bodyweight Bootcamp | SF
WHAT IS “OUT”? Workouts are open to all from a certified personal trainer, Josh Muñoz. We are LGBTQ+ friendly and our group is open to all fitness levels. You will be challenged and supported in a safe, social workout environment. Bring a towel and water and ...
POSTPONED: Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
POSTPONED: Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
EVENT UPDATE – The start date of Presidio Picnic is postponed until further notice. Please check facebook for updates. San Francisco’s largest community picnic, the Presidio Picnic, will return for its much-anticipated ninth season beginning Sunday, March 29 and running through October 25, from 11 am ...
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor ...
Sunday Local Makers Market | Ghirardelli Square
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Square
Sunday Local Makers Market | Ghirardelli Square
Ghirardelli Square, home to several Bay Area brands such as San Francisco Brewing Co, The Cheese School and ElizabethW, is hosting a weekly makers market featuring a rotating selection of Bay Area artisans. Each Sunday, from February 16th through April 26th, visitors will discover a variety ...
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Sunday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Point Bonita Lighthouse
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Meet Point Bonita docents along the lighthouse trail. This hidden, historic setting offers breathtaking views and many stories of what life was like living at the head of such perilous waters. A secret jewel of the Bay Area, the Point Bonita Lighthouse, built in 1855, was ...
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels. The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you ...
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides. Victorian Walking Tour Every Sunday | 2 pm 1801 Bush, 1801 Bush St., SF, CA Free, but donations are accepted. On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll ...
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon. Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam Every Sunday | 4-7 pm The Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland Ave., SF, CA FREE Jamming ...
$5 Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Circus Center
$5 Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this club class taught by Jade Ford. Juggling Club Most Sundays | 5-8p Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., ...
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