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October Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
October Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Portola + Potrero Hill
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Portola + Potrero Hill
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 East Bay Mini Maker Faire | Oakland
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: $19*
*Tickets are for advanced purchase and will increase on the day of the event.
| Studio One Art Center
2018 East Bay Mini Maker Faire | Oakland
The East Bay returns for its 9th Year in 2018 on October 21. The East Bay Mini Maker Faire follows the “big” Maker Faire model of celebrating invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, but is smaller in scale (170+ makers vs. 1200 makers; 6,000+ people on one day vs. ...
Music Carnival: Instrument Petting Zoo & Live Music | Berkeley
Sunday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Crowden Music Center
Music Carnival: Instrument Petting Zoo & Live Music | Berkeley
Crowden’s annual musical carnival is a day-long celebration for the entire family. Community Music Day is Crowden’s annual musical carnival for all ages. Join Crowden, San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, San Francisco Girls Chorus, and East Bay Music Together for musical fun throughout the day. Festivities include: Instrument Petting ...
2018 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free for all ages. Food, beer, and wine prices vary.
| Historic Downtown Campbell
2018 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell

Join the two-day Bavarian-themed of the 24th Annual Oktoberfest, with events showcasing authentic, mouthwatering German foods including Bratwurst and other sausages, sauerkraut, pretzels and German potato salad, a variety of beers and ales, over 100 fine artisans from all over the country and an impressive ...

Sports Basement’s 2018 Yoga Fest | Walnut Creek
Sunday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Donations are accepted.
| Sports Basement (Walnut Creek)
Sports Basement's 2018 Yoga Fest | Walnut Creek
Sports Basement is thrilled to partner with local yoga studios & instructors to bring you the 2018 Yoga Fest. There will be 4 yoga/pilates classes. After each class, there will be a raffle with awesome prizes. In true yogi fashion, there will also have a Tie ...
Inner Richmond Walking Tour Part I | SF City Guide
Sunday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Geary & 3rd
Inner Richmond Walking Tour Part I | SF City Guide
The district’s rich history goes back to the 19th century and includes robbers’ roosts and racetracks, squatters and roadhouses, a saloon district and a red light district, as well as charming Victorian row houses and beautiful Craftsmans, the 1902 and 1903 Big Games, an earthquake ...
Exploratorium Community Free Day | SF
Exploratorium Community Free Day | SF

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly community days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering “pay-what-you-can” admission for all. ...

Play the World’s Largest PAC-MAN Arcade Game | Final Day
Sunday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | UNIQLO (Powell)
Play the World's Largest PAC-MAN Arcade Game | Final Day

For all the classic arcade fans in your life, UNIQLO will launch a special t-shirt collection in collaboration with Japanese video game developer, Bandal Namco Entertainment to celebrate classic 8-bit games Pac-Man, Mappy & Dig Dug.  World’s Largest Pac-Man Arcade Game October 18-21, 2018 | ...

2018 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
| CIIS - California Institute of Integral Studies
2018 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF

Each year, Epiphany Productions transforms the city’s streets into stages through San Francisco Trolley Dances, a series of free contemporary dance performances along a Muni line. San Francisco Trolley Dances, now in its 15th anniversary season, is a two-day, free (with Muni fare) public performance curated ...

21st Annual UN Film Festival: Kids Films & Live Jazz | Palo Alto
Sunday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mitchell Park Library & Community Center
21st Annual UN Film Festival: Kids Films & Live Jazz | Palo Alto

The 21st annual United Nations Association Film Festival, an international documentary film festival, will run from October 18-28, 2018 at various locations in Palo Alto, San Francisco, and Stanford University. 2018 United Nations Association Film Festival October 18-28, 2018 Palo Alto, Stanford University, East Palo ...

SF Open Studios 2018 | Hunters Point Shipyard
Sunday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2018 | Hunters Point Shipyard

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 ...

2018 SF Open Studios Weekend | Sunday
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hunters Point Shipyard Artists
2018 SF Open Studios Weekend | Sunday

> 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 ...

The Final Presidio Picnic of 2018 | SF
Sunday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
The Final Presidio Picnic of 2018 | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2018. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...Every Sunday

Berkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration: Free Yoga + Live Music | Final Day
Sunday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley BART
Berkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration: Free Yoga + Live Music | Final 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 ...

Anchor Public Taps’ 1st Birthday Party | SF
Sunday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for purchase.
| Anchor Public Taps
Anchor Public Taps' 1st Birthday Party | SF
It’s been one year since Anchor Public Taps rolled up its door, inviting beer fans from near and far to come in for a one-of-a-kind San Francisco experience. Since then, innovative beers brewed, countless pints poured, fun events hosted were seen, and a wonderful community form. Anchor ...
24th Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $19.95*
*Free for OMCA members. $19.95 adult admission / $10.95 students & seniors / $6.95 youth
| Oakland Museum of California
24th Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration | Oakland Museum of California
Join as OMCA comes alive for the 24th annual community celebration honoring Days of the Dead traditions. Craft activities, tasty food, dance and music groups, colorful ofrendas, and ceremonia bring the community together for this healing tradition. The Days of the Dead Community Celebration tickets include Museum admission. Advance ...
Uncovering The Parkside: Rare Walking Tour | SF
Sunday, October 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted. Some tours may be limited in size
| Parkside Branch Library
Uncovering The Parkside: Rare Walking Tour | SF
Find out about the Parkside, the first neighborhood to begin growing on the west side of SF in the early 1900s. You’ll find out how public transportation made the difference and learn to identify the three major periods of development by the houses you see. Location: Meet at the bottom of the stairs to Parkside Library ...

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, ...
Student Hall Sundays at Capital One Cafe | Walnut Creek
Every Sunday – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One Cafe (Walnut Creek)
Student Hall Sundays at Capital One Cafe | Walnut Creek
Hitting the Books? Join the Study Hall Sunday at Capital One Cafe. Show your student ID to an ambassador and receive a complimentary hand-crafted beverage every Sunday when you come to our space to study. Limit one drink per student. Ask an Ambassador for more details. Student Hall ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 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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