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Sunday, October 15

2017 Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival | Sunday
Sunday, October 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Half Moon Bay
2017 Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival | Sunday

See a display of gigantic heavyweight champion pumpkins, four stages of entertainment, and the Great Pumpkin Parade at the annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival. 2017 Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival October 14–15, 2017 | 9 am to 5 pm Historic Main ...

AIDS Memorial Quilt Exhibit | Grace Cahedral
Sunday, October 15 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
AIDS Memorial Quilt Exhibit | Grace Cahedral
For the 30th anniversary of the NAMES Project, twenty-nine panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display in the cathedral from Sunday, October 15 through Sunday, December 3. The exhibit will culminate with a special event on World AIDS Day, Friday, December 1 at 7:30 pm ...

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Sunday, October 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset 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 ...

Free de Young Museum Sunday | SF
Sunday, October 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free general admission to the permanent galleries
| de Young Museum
Free de Young Museum Sunday | SF
In light of the continuation of the North Bay fires, and subsequent air quality situation in San Francisco and the Bay Area, the de Young museum will offer free general admission this weekend to all visitors. For those directly affected by the fires, or for those ...
Free Adoption Weekend: SPCA’s Fall “Adopt-a-thon” | SF
Sunday, October 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free adoptions of adult animals
| SF SPCA Adoption Center (Mission)
Free Adoption Weekend: SPCA's Fall "Adopt-a-thon" | SF

Join the SF SPCA for an artsy-themed cocktail party and adoptathon weekend based on the 2010 movie “Exit Through the Gift Shop,” which focused on the world’s most infamous graffiti artists. Adult animals (6+ months) will be free to adopt all weekend, October 13 – 15, ...

2017 Weekend Along the Farm Trails | Sonoma County
2017 Weekend Along the Farm Trails | Sonoma County

EVENT WARNING – Please note that the official website of Farm Trails makes no mention of these tours being canceled due to the fires/air quality – we believe this might just be because they haven’t updated their website yet. But we don’t have any official ...

Harvest Festival: Free Food, Workshops, & Music | Albany
Sunday, October 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Gill Tract Community Farm
Harvest Festival: Free Food, Workshops, & Music | Albany
The UC Gill Tract Community Farm is hosting its 4th Annual Harvest Fest on Sunday October 15, 2017 10am-5pm. Please join them for farm work in the morning, soup and salad prepared from your harvest at lunch. A morning filled with a community harvest of fresh ...
Cannabis Conference & Consumer Expo 2017 | Oakland
Sunday, October 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: $25*
*Get 50% off with FUNCHEAP code
| Oakland Marriott City Center
Cannabis Conference & Consumer Expo 2017 | Oakland
Marijuana legalization is coming in 2018. Learn everything about cannabis in California with over 100+ brands and dispensaries like Pax, Bloom Farms, & Leafly for a full day of sampling, exhibits, cannabis career fair and keynote speaker George Clinton of Parliament Funkadelic. Oh, and did we mention samples? Yup. Tons of free cannabis samples for 21+ Want to ...
2017 San Francisco Street Food Festival
Sunday, October 15 – All Day | Cost: $5 | 420 23rd Street
2017 San Francisco Street Food Festival

Come join La Cocina on October 15th to enjoy the delicious dishes of 30+ talented chefs born out of La Cocina, and a few others who had to jump in on the party. You won’t want to miss out on what these incredible chefs will ...

Secret Stairways: Rare Guided Walking Tour | SF
Sunday, October 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 15th Ave Stairway
Secret Stairways: Rare Guided Walking Tour | SF
On this hearty walk, a multitude of stairways connects comfortable Inner Sunset residential streets with dramatic chert outcroppings offering magnificent views of San Francisco, the Pacific Ocean, and the Marin Hills. This tour is offered in May and October only. Location: Meet at Kirkham St. at the base of the 15th ...
2017 SF Open Studios Hub Exhibition Opening Weekend: Sunday
Sunday, October 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
2017 SF Open Studios Hub Exhibition Opening Weekend: Sunday

San Francisco comes alive with art this October and November as ArtSpan presents the 42nd Anniversary of SF Open Studios – the oldest and largest event of its kind in the country, featuring 800 artists. It’s an unrivaled opportunity for art patrons, collectors, and admirers ...

Asian Street Market: Karate Demo & Bollywood Dance Mini Class | SF
Sunday, October 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5 | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Asian Street Market: Karate Demo & Bollywood Dance Mini Class | SF
Jet-set to Asia at SoMa StrEat Food Park’s first-ever Asian Street Market. Experience flavors from Japan, Korea, China, the Philippines, and India all at one event. Get ready for authentic, crave-worthy ramen, milk tea, lumpia, samosas, and more! The park will be buzzing with music from ...
Bay Area Cannabis Career & Job Fair | Oakland
Sunday, October 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Marriott City Center
Bay Area Cannabis Career & Job Fair | Oakland
Join them for the Oakland Bay Area Cannabis Career & Job Fair taking place Sunday, October 15th at the Oakland Marriott City Center in the East Hall during the New West Summit.  They’ll have dozens of well-established employers on site excited to meet prospective new team members Email Jennifer@Bloom.Farm if ...
Free California Academy of Sciences Day | North Bay Fire Relief
Sunday, October 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission for anyone
| California Academy of Sciences
Free California Academy of Sciences Day | North Bay Fire Relief

The California Academy of Sciences is opening their doors this week with free admission through Sunday, October 15th to try to do something nice for people affected by the fires to give a free, safe place for families to get out of the smoke during ...

Fall 2017 Open House at Headlands Art Center | Sausalito
Sunday, October 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Headlands Center for the Arts
Fall 2017 Open House at Headlands Art Center | Sausalito
Come roam the various buildings of their campus, engage with artists in their studios, experience new work and works in progress, see performances, hear readings, and stay for a housemade lunch (for purchase) in the Mess Hall on from noon to 5 pm on Sunday, October ...
CANCELED – Salsa Sunday Block Party, Live Music & Dancing | Berkeley
Sunday, October 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley
CANCELED - Salsa Sunday Block Party, Live Music & Dancing | Berkeley

Salsa Sundays is back for summer 2017 with a series of five block parties held every third Sunday of the month from June through October in the heart of Downtown Berkeley. Come and join in the fun at the best block party around. Expect free live ...

“Strictly Bluegrass” SF Bluegrass & Old-Time Festival | McLaren Park
Sunday, October 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
"Strictly Bluegrass" SF Bluegrass & Old-Time Festival | McLaren Park
The San Francisco Bluegrass and Old-Time Festival showcases several of the local troubadours at a non-stop afternoon of new and traditional tunes sung and played by The Beauty Operators String Band, and several well-known bluegrass bands.  AJ Lee and Blue Summit 12-12:45pm – recently featured in ...

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, …

Civil Discourse: Politics, Policy & Legislation Discussion | Grace Cathedral
Every Sunday – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to all
| Grace Cathedral
Civil Discourse: Politics, Policy & Legislation Discussion | Grace Cathedral

In our divided world, how can we be part of conversations that are both principled and productive?
Join for Civil Discourse, a program, taking place every Sunday in July, that will guide respectful discussions about politics, policy, and legislation, to prepare for the Mid Terms …

Free Summer Yoga Sundays | Emeryville
Every Sunday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Free Summer Yoga Sundays | Emeryville

Prepare for the upcoming week with an exhilarating Free Yoga session sponsored by Athleta at Bay Street.  Yoga will take place every Sunday morning from June through the end of August.
Free Summer Yoga Sundays
Sunday, June 3 to August 26, 2018 | 10 am to 11 am
Bay …

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 …

Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera
Every Sunday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Town Center Corte Madera
Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera

Town Center Corte Madera celebrates summer with the Annual Summer Music Series, set to take place every Sunday June 3rd through August 26th from Noon-2 pm with a great lineup of music that will appeal to all ages.
Summer Outdoor Music Series
All Sundays from June to August …

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 …

Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill
Every Sunday – 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.

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 happens …

The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Starry Plough
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley

The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a weekly all-ages matinee concert series from 4-7 pm every Sunday.
The show is free, but donations are welcome. The pub opens at 2 pm. There is a large selection of beers and full kitchen with satisfying pub staples like …

Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free 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 free club taught by Jade Ford.
Juggling Club
Most Sundays | 5-8p
Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF
Free, …

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