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Saturday, October 20

Souvenir Coffee’s 1st Birthday: Free Coffee & Face Painting | Berkeley
Saturday, October 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Souvenir Cafe Claremont
Souvenir Coffee is celebrating their one year anniversary. Let’s get together for free batch coffee and face painting to go along with stories and memories. Espresso drinks will also be 20% off all morning and they will serve crepes for brunch.
Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Dogpatch + Excelsior
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
For the weekend of October 19-21 residents of Bayview-Hunters Point, Bernal Heights, Dogpatch, Excelsior, Ingleside, Mission, Outer Mission, Portola, Potrero Hill, Visitacion Valley get free admission to the California Academy of Sciences thanks to the “Neighborhood Free Days” promotion. Zip Codes: 94107, 94110, 94112, 94124, 94134

2018 Wildlife Festival: Birdfeeder Building & Live Animal Demos | Cupertino
Saturday, October 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Blackberry Farm
Santa Clara Audubon and over 25 environmental organizations are celebrating nature and wildlife at the 2018 Wildlife Education Day Festival happening at Blackberry Farm in Cupertino from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Over a dozen nature-oriented organizations will provide live animals ...
3rd Annual Marin Music Festival | San Rafael
Saturday, October 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Marin Rod and Gun Club
Steven Restivo Event Service is proud to announce the 3rd Annual Marin Music Festival. Known for its musical revolution in the 1960’s and 1970’s, Marin County provides a gorgeous natural backdrop for this free day of local music showcasing Marin’s musical flair. This free event will ...
“Bark the Vote” Dog-Themed Voter Rally in Alamo Square | SF
Saturday, October 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Alamo Square Park
Bring your dog and join the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence for a free, fun, dog-themed rally to get out the vote for the November 6 elections. Speakers, a dog for president and a dog costume contest, voter registrations, dogs available for adoption, and more. Bark the Vote Saturday, ...
SF Open Studios 2018 | Hunters Point Shipyard
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long, city-wide art event that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios over four weekends in October and November. Each weekend, art patrons, admirers, and collectors ...

13th Annual Children’s Halloween Hootenanny | Haight
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kezar Stadium
Come out and celebrate the Haight-Ashbury Street Fair’s 13th year of providing a fun, free and safe place for the children and families to come out for Halloween fun in the Haight from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, October 20, 2018. There will be ...
2018 Cowboy Hootenanny Folk Festival | East Bay
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but parking is $5 (cash only)
| Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness
Come celebrate the cowboy and ranching heritage to some good old-fashioned foot stompin’, hand clappin’ blue grass music in the grassy meadow at the Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness. 2018 Cowboy Hootenanny Folk Festival Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 11 am to 4 pm Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness, 1895 Geary Rd, Sunol, CA FREE, but ...
2018 SF Open Studios Weekend | Saturday
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hunters Point Shipyard Artists

> EVENT UPDATE: This event is no longer taking place. San Francisco comes alive with art this October and November as ArtSpan presents the 43rd Anniversary of SF Open Studios – the oldest and largest event of its kind in the country, that showcases over ...

“Crissy Field Day” Festival 2018 | SF
Saturday, October 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Crissy Field
Join for a free celebration with music, fun and your ideas for Crissy Field’s future at East Beach. Plus take home a free thank you gift. Crissy Field Day Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 11 am to 2 pm Crissy Field, 1199 E Beach, San Francisco FREE with RSVP Family-friendly Activities: Dive ...
Berkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration & Family Day
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley BART

The new BART Plaza will be having its grand opening celebration at 4 pm on Thursday, October 18. Kick off the weekend with a celebration and ongoing programming in at the new plaza. Mayor Jesse Arreguín will lead the ribbon cutting on opening day, followed ...

Fisherman’s Wharf 2018 Clam Chowder Contest & Taste Off | SF
Saturday, October 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$20 for the first 300 tickets. Otherwise, it'll be $25 online and $30 at the door.
| Fisherman's Wharf

Get ready for Wharf Fest, San Francisco’s beloved waterfront festival with an open-air concert and the Chowder Competition, where you get to taste SF’s best chowders and help crown the winner. This year’s Chowder Competition participants are: Alioto’s, Blue Mermaid Restaurant & Bar, Cioppino’s, Fisherman’s ...

“Christmas in October” Live Music & Conversation | Pacifica
Saturday, October 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Longboard Margarita Bar
Radio legends Renee Richardson and Irish Greg McQuaid join the team at Soundwaves TV for their Christmas special. That’s right, it’s Christmas in October at Longboard Margarita Bar in Pacifica. Christmas in October Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 1 pm to 3 pm Longboard Margarita Bar, 180 Eureka Square, ...
15th Annual Howl-o-ween Pet Parade & Costume Contest | Oakland
Saturday, October 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Paws & Claws
The Best “Howl-o-ween” Pet Parade & Costume Contest in the Bay Area. Pets, kids & adults are encourage to come in costumes for this fundraiser benefit. Lots of great prizes for the Best Human & Pet Costumes. This annual celebration includes some of the best ...
San Francisco’s 3rd Annual Body Painting Day & Nude March | SF On Saturday, October 20th, a group of talented artists will paint nude models at The Potrero Power Station, followed by a nude march. The 3rd annual Body Painting Day is taking place at Decompression. This year, model fees have been reduced and artist fees have been ...

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. 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 1/28/2020 ...
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 ...
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 ...
“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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