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Saturday, October 20

Berkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration & Family Day
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley BART
Berkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration & Family Day

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
Fisherman's Wharf 2018 Clam Chowder Contest & Taste Off | SF

Wharf Fest returns to San Francisco’s iconic waterfront neighborhood. For the sixth year in a row, Fisherman’s Wharf invites Bay Area locals to come enjoy the neighborhood after the crowds of visitors have subsided but before the fabulous fall weather fades away. 2018 Wharf Fest ...

2018 BayviewLIVE Festival: Urban Music, Arts & Culture | SF
Saturday, October 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Imprint City
2018 BayviewLIVE Festival: Urban Music, Arts & Culture | SF
On Saturday, October 20th from noon to 7 pm, Imprint.City invites you to join the only festival in San Francisco solely dedicated to urban arts and culture for the 2018 BayviewLIVE Festival. The Bayview, a historically African American neighborhood in San Francisco, is set to become ...
2018 Aki Matsuri Fall Festival: Japanese Drumming, Origami & Dance | Japantown
Saturday, October 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Japan Center
2018 Aki Matsuri Fall Festival: Japanese Drumming, Origami & Dance | Japantown
Come celebrate Aki Matsuri, fall festival marking the 50th Anniversary of Japan Center. Featuring top Japanese cultural groups of San Francisco and greater Bay Area in Japanese drumming, dance, martial arts, and more. 2018 Aki Matsuri Fall Festival Saturday, October 20, 2018 | Noon to 4:30 pm Japan ...
7th Ohlone Annual Big Time Gathering “7 Generations” | The Presidio
Saturday, October 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rob Hill Campground
7th Ohlone Annual Big Time Gathering “7 Generations" | The Presidio

The Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribe will host the 7th Annual Big Time Gathering in the Presidio of San Francisco at Rob Hill Camp ground. This year’s theme is “7 Generations.” 7th Ohlone Annual Big Time Gathering Friday October 19, 2018 | 2 pm-5 pm Saturday, October ...

“OurTownSF” LGBTQ Non Profit Expo & Festival 2018 | Castro
Saturday, October 20 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eureka Valley Recreation Center
"OurTownSF" LGBTQ Non Profit Expo & Festival 2018 | Castro
On Saturday, October 20, 2018, OurTownSF along with the Eureka Valley Recreation Center and TurnOut will host over 100 arts, community, fundraiser, health, legal, political, recovery, service, & spiritual groups serving our community for the 3rd Annual OurTownSF Non-profit Expo. OurTownSF Non-profit Expo 2018 Saturday, October 20, 2018 |  12:30 ...
2018 Litcrawl Book Fair | The Chapel
Saturday, October 20 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Chapel
2018 Litcrawl Book Fair | The Chapel

San Francisco’s legendary annual Litquake festival features hundreds of authors, poets and journalists in a myriad of separate events throughout the Bay Area. It’s all meant to foster interest in literature for people of all ages, perpetuate a sense of literary community, and provide a vibrant forum for Bay Area ...

“Christmas in October” Live Music & Conversation | Pacifica
Saturday, October 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Longboard Margarita Bar
"Christmas in October" Live Music & Conversation | Pacifica
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, ...
2018 Annual Burning Man “Decompression” Street Faire | SF
2018 Annual Burning Man "Decompression" Street Faire | SF
The annual Decompression Heat the Street Fair is a reunion of sorts for Burning Man and a chance for newcomers to get a small taste of the Playa, but without all the dust. Come at Noon sharp to enjoy all the installations, performances, fire, dance, theme ...
15th Annual Howl-o-ween Pet Parade & Costume Contest | Oakland
Saturday, October 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Paws & Claws
15th Annual Howl-o-ween Pet Parade & Costume Contest | Oakland
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
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 ...
Jason Achilles In-Store Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Saturday, October 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Jason Achilles In-Store Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Amoeba SF is proud to welcome Jason Achilles to the stage with a special matinee performance and signing of his new DISCØ EP on Saturday, October 20th at 2pm.
Anna Halprin Free Performance at de Young | SF
Saturday, October 20 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | de Young Museum
Anna Halprin Free Performance at de Young | SF
Presented in conjunction with Anna Halprin: Body Radical, Blank Placard Dance is one of Halprin’s most iconic works that inscribes the political dimension of performance in urban and public space. The performance, led by Rosario Sammartino with an introduction by Anna Halprin, includes a large group ...
St. Mark’s “Hymnfest” Listen, Sing & Dance | SF
Saturday, October 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*There will be a potluck at the Heritage Hall after the event and everyone can share.
| St. Mark's Lutheran Church (SF)
St. Mark's "Hymnfest" Listen, Sing & Dance | SF
Join and raise a joyful noise, listen, sing or even dance a little. Celebrate Hymnfest and be ready as there may be a few surprises, but there will definitely be a great time had by all. St. Mark’s “Hymnfest” Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 4 pm – 5:30 ...
50th Anniversary of Bullitt Showing & Seven Stills Tasting | Stanford Court
Saturday, October 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Court Hotel
50th Anniversary of Bullitt Showing & Seven Stills Tasting | Stanford Court
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Bullitt movie, Stanford Court will be hosting a complimentary showing of the film. Seven Stills Nob Hill will be providing complimentary tastings by Seven Stills, popcorn and half-priced Whiskey Flights.
Lit Crawl 2018: Epic 4-Hour Roaming Literature Festival | Mission District
Lit Crawl 2018: Epic 4-Hour Roaming Literature Festival | Mission District
The 2018 LitCrawl will span over three hours in the Mission District’s Valencia Street corridor, featuring dozens of literary readings and events, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, comedy and more, in bookstores, bars, galleries, restaurants, stores, cafés, community spaces, a bookmobile, a vibrator store, and a police ...
Ward Schumaker: “trump papers” 38-piece Painting Exhibit | SF
Saturday, October 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Minnesota Street Project
Ward Schumaker: "trump papers" 38-piece Painting Exhibit | SF
It is with great pleasure that we are presenting “trump papers (hoisted by his own petard)”, a series of paintings by artist Ward Schumaker at the Minnesota Street Project gallery. Join the opening reception on October 20th, and an Artist Talk & Book Signing event on ...
14th Annual Lit Crawl SF: Hazel Reading Series & The Escapery | SF
Saturday, October 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Red Poppy Art House
14th Annual Lit Crawl SF: Hazel Reading Series & The Escapery | SF
One of the most anticipated literary nights of the year, San Francisco’s Lit Crawl is a massive, one-night literary pub crawl throughout the city’s Mission District. Lit Crawl SF brings together 500+ authors and close to 10,000 fans for the world’s largest free pop-up literary event. ...
Free Outdoor Family Movie Night “The Incredibles” | SF
Saturday, October 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | West Portal Playground
Free Outdoor Family Movie Night "The Incredibles" | SF

YMCA of San Francisco- Stonestown Family YMCA Branch, Supervisor Norman Yee’s Office, San Francisco Park and Red and Public Library of San Francisco presents Free Outdoor Family Movie Night for kids and kids-at-heart. Free Outdoor Family Movie Night Every Third Saturday, August 18 – October 20 ...

Zurich Meets San Francisco: Future Sonic Cities Opening Concert | Mission Dist.
Saturday, October 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP encouraged and donations accepted at the door.
| Gray Area/Grand Theater
Zurich Meets San Francisco: Future Sonic Cities Opening Concert | Mission Dist.
Future Sonic Cities presents a mix of abstract hiphop, heavy electronic, and jazz inspired afro-futurist femme ballads by Bay Area sensations Lexagon and Aja Archuleta, along with international Swiss artists, Tim and Puma Mimi, and None of Them. Layered with projected visual art and experimental performances, this ...

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 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 ...
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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