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Wednesday, October 31

2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Opening Day
Wednesday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday the 4th, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center

Every year Friends of the San Francisco Public Library fills up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. This family-friendly event features over 500,000 books, CDs, DVDs and vinyl. Children’s books, board books, music books, ...

2018 Moscone Halloween Parade & Trick-or-Treating | Marina
Wednesday, October 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Moscone Rec Center
Join San Francisco Recreation and Park Department for Annual Moscone Halloween Parade on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 10 am. Meet at Moscone Recreation Center; the Parade goes down Chestnut Street. Stick around for trick or treating.

Applebee’s $1 Zombie Cocktail Month | Final Day
Wednesday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)
Perhaps start your Halloween pre-party at Applebee’s for $1 Zombie cocktails. This is the final day of the month long promotion.
Final Day: Rock & Roll’s Original Cover Art Exhibition | SF
Wednesday, October 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Art Exchange (SFAE)

From September 15 to October 31, the San Francisco Art Exchange gallery launches a new exhibition: Art of the Album Cover. The most valuable cover art exhibition in history. An exhibition that represents $25 Million with the covers of The Dark Side of the Moon, ...

6th Annual Sweet Halloween Trick-or-Treat Party & Carriage Rides | Dublin
Wednesday, October 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center
Hacienda Crossings is excited to celebrate Halloween with the community in their 6th annual Sweet Halloween Trick-or-Treat Party. Come and enjoy free trick-or-treating, music, street entertainment, horse-drawn carriage rides and more at the shopping center. Children and families of the community are invited to enjoy a ...
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day in the Bay | Antioch

The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, official ambassadors of Washington State, will visit Redwood City and offer exciting Adventure Sails, Battle Sails and Vessel Tours from the dock. Vessel Tours open the ships to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per ...

Turing Colloquium Lecture: The Land Sharks Are on the Squawk Box | UC Berkeley
Wednesday, October 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall (UC Berkeley)
Join for a special series of lectures by winners of the ACM A.M. Turing Award, considered the field’s equivalent of a Nobel Prize. The Turing laureates all have ties to UC Berkeley either as current or past faculty members or as alumni. This Turing Award talk ...
Free Halloween Trick or Treat Trail, Goodies & Raffle | Hayes Valley
Wednesday, October 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to all.
| Hayes Valley Art Works
Join the Halloween for some fun filled trick or treating in Hayes Valley. Pick up a map at Hayes Valley Art Works (Oak & Octavia) and follow the trail through the neighborhood to local merchants and residents. Goodies and raffle for grown ups too. Free Halloween Trick ...
Howloween Doggie Costume Party & Drink Specials | Pier 23 Cafe
Wednesday, October 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 23 Cafe
Looking for fun on Halloween… with your dog? Join the gang at Pier 23 Cafe for the first Howloween Doggie Costume Party. If you love your dog, join for some guaranteed hilarity, good times, and Instagram-worthy photo ops. Drink specials will be available to keep your ...
Mission Science Spook-shop: Skeletons, Eyeball Dissection & DIY Workshops | SF
Wednesday, October 31 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but register for your ticket. Space is limited. Donations are welcome.
| Mission Science Workshop
This Halloween, as the sun goes down, Mission Science Workshop‘s exhibits come to life and take over the workshop for one haunted evening. Join – if you dare – to explore the spooky side of science. Walk inside the belly of a (real) whale, dissect an ...
2018 Ghoul’s Night Out & Monster Show | Make-Out Room
Wednesday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Have a Ghoul’s Night Out and kick start your Halloween night early at the Make-Out Room. DJ Tonearm will be playing an auditory spookfest of bone-chilling monster sounds and hair-raising Halloween hits.
Casual Halloween Zombie (or Costume) Pub Crawl | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Mission District
Bring out the kid inside. Come join for a casual costume pub crawl to celebrate Halloween. This is happening on Halloween night, Wednesday October 31, 2018 starting at 6 pm. Costumes are encouraged. This is a free social activity, but an RSVP is required to join. These are ...
1st Annual Halloween Dog Costume Contest & Pet Parade | Green Apple Books
Wednesday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but you are encourage to purchase a book for you to enter the raffle of equally cool prizes.
| Green Apple Books on the Park
Green Apple Books on the Park is excited to announce the first-ever Halloween Dog Costume Contest. 1st Halloween Dog Costume Contest Wednesday, October 31, 2018 | 6 – 7:30 pm Green Apple Books on the Park, 1231 9th Ave, San Francisco FREE with RSVP on Facebook All dogs are welcome ...
Halloween Flicks: Pay-What-You-Wish Spooky Movie Night | The New Parkway

Head to The New Parkway on Halloween for a special “Karma Cinema” pay-what-you-wish movie night featuring specially selected Halloween flicks. Wednesday, October 31, 2018 6:30 pm: A Nightmare On Elm Street 7:00 pm: Night Of The Demons  8:00 pm: Drink And Draw, Free On The Mezzanine 8:40 pm: The Exorcist  9:15 pm: Beetlejuice    Every Wednesday

SF’s Haunted Manor & Sidewalk Scare Zone | Ingleside
Wednesday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Let the kids have the candy. Don't be a drunk a**hole.
| Grafton Manor

Local Creative Event and Lighting Designer El Disco (Lyft) debuts his 1st annual DIY Halloween immersive display in SF’s Ingleside District. The Grafton Lee Manor is a family-friendly haunt for trick-or-treaters from 6 pm to 9 pm. After 9 pm, the interactive experience will transform the sidewalks into a public scare zone ...

Every Wednesday

Free Bad-Ass Morning Outdoor Workout: Alta Vista Park | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Alta Plaza Park
Free Bad-Ass Morning Outdoor Workout: Alta Vista Park | SF
Every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am, gather at Alta Plaza Park for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city. The half hour workouts are different each week, but consist of boot camp style workouts like running hills, core work, ...
“Heart of the City” Wednesday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Wednesday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Heart of the City" Wednesday 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, ...
Autodesk Design Gallery & Free Guided Tour | Embarcadero
Every Wednesday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Autodesk Gallery
Autodesk Design Gallery & Free Guided Tour | Embarcadero
The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates the design process that takes a great idea and turns it into a reality. With more than 20 different exhibits regularly on display that showcase the innovative work of Autodesk customers, the gallery illustrates the role ...
SF Public Library’s $1 Book Sale | Civic Center
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF Public Library's $1 Book Sale | Civic Center
Starting in April, the San Francisco Public Library hosts weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library. All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco Public Library. SF Public ...
Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco School of Needlework & Design
Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF
These free events give you the opportunity to stitch in an inspiring environment with fellow enthusiasts. Bring along your projects, embroidery, knitting or even darning, and enjoy the company of others and their vast needlework library at your leisure. Free Stitch Ins meet every Wednesday from ...
Lowrider Wednesdays: Lowrider Music & Drink Specials | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Amplifier
Lowrider Wednesdays: Lowrider Music & Drink Specials | Oakland
Join us at The Amplifier every Wednesday from 4-8 pm for Lowrider Wednesdays. Enjoy Happy Hour prices, Lowrider oldies music, and beer & shot bucket combos that come with a free bandana to help keep you in the Lowrider spirit.
Wellness Wednesdays Free Community Yoga | Westfield Centre
Every Wednesday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
Wellness Wednesdays Free Community Yoga | Westfield Centre
With the goal of making yoga accessible to the community, this weekly free class focuses on continuous flow, attention to alignment, and mindful thinking. This class brings a sense of fun and creativity while incorporating a few nuggets of yogic wisdom along the way. Make sure ...
“Karma Cinema”: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway
"Karma Cinema": Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway
Time to get generous; The New Parkway Theater is letting you pay-what-you-wish for a movie ticket every Wednesday night. Theater doors open at 6 pm every Wednesday and every movie (albeit a few exceptions like private events) will be offered on a sliding scale of a penny (if ...
Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:10 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 and reservations are required
| Dandelion Chocolate
Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF
Mmmm… chocolate! Four days a week, Dandelion Chocolates offer $15 factory tours (with tastings.) These tours can book up months in advance (especially for the Saturday tours), so we recommend trying to book as early as possible and aim for a Wednesday or Thursday. On the tour, ...
Free Malthouse Tour: 22 Admrial Malt-Brewed Beers | Alameda
Every Wednesday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Admiral Maltings
Free Malthouse Tour: 22 Admrial Malt-Brewed Beers | Alameda
Come on Wednesdays (and now, Saturdays and Sundays) for free tours of the malthouse. Learn the story of malt and its foundational role in beer. Discover the connection between farmer, maltster and brewer (or distiller) and find out what makes Admiral’s California-grown, floor-malted barley so ...
“Musical Wednesdays” Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Edge
"Musical Wednesdays" Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Start your week singing with Musical Mondays or get over the hump with Musical Wednesdays at The Edge in the Castro, where they play all of your favorite musicals to sing and drink along with a different theme each week from 7 pm to 2 am every ...
Liquid Wednesdays Latin Jam Nights | Peninsula
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
Liquid Wednesdays Latin Jam Nights | Peninsula
The Historic 7 Mile House will be hosts a weekly Wednesday Latin night and will feature the Bay Area’s best Latin bands on a rotating schedule. Liquid Wednesdays Latin Jam Nights Every Wednesday at 7 pm 7 Mile Sports Bar & Grill, 2800 Bayshore Blvd, Brisbane, CA FREE (No Cover. Reservations ...
Subhumans: Comedy & Music for Bad People | Berkeley
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 suggested donation
| La Val's Subterranean
Subhumans: Comedy & Music for Bad People | Berkeley
Everyone’s a bad person, and anyone who says they aren’t is a big, stinkin’ liar. We’ve all done evil, for many different reasons. Maybe you double-dipped a chip at a party or cheated on your partner. Whatever you did, you’re guilty. The good news is, the ...
Called Into Question Weekly Trivia at Ale Industries | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ale Industries
Called Into Question Weekly Trivia at Ale Industries | Oakland
Test your knowledge, drink beer, make friends, and win prizes. Join us at Ale Industries for weekly Wednesday trivia.
Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights | Cigar Bar
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights |  Cigar Bar
Join the Cigar Bar & Grill every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Jazz show (both traditional jazz and latin jazz) by local Bay Area musicians. Shows start at 8pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & Jazz. For complete line-up and more information please visit their website. Live ...
The Premise: Intimate Stand Up Comedy | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Laundry
The Premise: Intimate Stand Up Comedy | SF
Every joke starts with a premise and every Wednesday Comedians Jeff Dean, James Mwaura and Andrew Orolfo bring together the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to turn these premises into hilarious bits. Join them in The Laundry’s hidden and intimate comedy basement. Surprise drop ...
Free Game Night Wednesdays at The Amplifier | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Amplifier
Free Game Night Wednesdays at The Amplifier | Oakland
Wanna play a game? How about have a drink? How about both? Join us every Wednesday night at The Amplifier from 8 pm-close for game night. We have tons of new and favorite board games for you to play, and we might even be persuaded ...
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Northstar Cafe
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Try your hand (literally) at the Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl starting in North Beach. Get lubricated on $3 – $3.50 drink specials, and compete in Rock Paper Scissors tournament qualifying rounds while moving from bar to bar. The tournament champ wins a bar tab. Meet new people while earning points to ...
F Bomb’s “Laugh w/ Dignity” Free Comedy Show | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | La Rocca's Corner
F Bomb's "Laugh w/ Dignity" Free Comedy Show | SF
Come see real, live, up close, and uncaged comedians in an intimate environment at one of North Beach’s favorite watering holes, La Rocca’s corner. 21+ only. The show is free, the drinks are cheap with Happy Hour pricing all night, and the laughs are plenty. Hang with ...
“Housepitality” DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa
"Housepitality" DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa
Housepitality SF gives you a reason to come out dancing every Wednesday night with world-class artists and free champagne. Enjoy free champagne from 9-10 pm and $5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality discount). The RSVP list closes at 6 pm on the day of the show. Housepitality DJ Night Every Wednesday ...
Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight
Every Wednesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: $10 | PianoFight
Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight
PianoFight’s house team, Original Jokes takes the stage to improvise based off a Craigslist missed connection that is picked by the audience. Combine that with a PianoFight selected improv team opening the show for double the hilarity and you have one hilarious show. Craiglist Missed Connections: ...
The Real Honeys of SF: Reality TV Inspired Improv Show | SF
Every Wednesday – 10:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Stagewerx Theatre
The Real Honeys of SF: Reality TV Inspired Improv Show | SF
The Real Honeys of SF is the show that doesn’t save any drama for your mama. Local Honey will create a brand new reality show from scratch, right in front of your eyes and inspired by you. Audience suggestions are used complete with wacky characters, ...
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