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Smiles for All: Free Dental Care Day | South SF
Sunday, October 20 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*First come, First-Served.
| South San Francisco Dental Care
On Sunday, October 20, 2019, South San Francisco Dental Care will be hosting, Smiles for All, a day of free dental care. Following a screening examination, patients will receive a cleaning, filling or extraction at no cost. No appointments necessary. Patients will be treated on a ...
SF’s Modern Witch “Magical Marketplace” | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SF County Fair Building
Located in the main gallery of the San Francisco County Fair Building, the Magical Marketplace will feature more than 50 vendors selling their unique wares.  The Marketplace is free and open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. From rare books to herbal remedies, ...

2019 Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Half Moon Bay

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. 2019 Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival October 19–20, 2019 | 9 am to 5 pm Historic Main ...

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Ingleside & Mission
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences

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 ...

Music Carnival: 20 Min. Concert, & Instrument Petting Zoos | Berkeley
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Crowden Music Center
Community Music Day is Crowden’s annual free musical carnival for the entire family. This year marks the 20th Annual Community Music Day. Come celebrate with us, Crowden-style on October 20th at 10 am. Featured Activity Lineup: Instrument Petting Zoos: ‘Pet’ and learn to make sounds on all ...
2019 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free for all ages. Food, beer, and wine prices vary.
| Historic Downtown Campbell

Join the two-day Bavarian-themed of the 25th 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 ...

“Doga” Dog Yoga at Pup Plaza | San Jose
Sunday, October 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: $15 | Pup Plaza
Participants will learn about bonding with their dogs through Doga. While guiding the yoga practice, the Doga instructor will provide moments throughout the class for participants to bond, reward, and breathe with their dogs. The instructor will provide suggested cues for the leash and various opportunities ...
Exploratorium Free Day: 50th Anniversary “Founder’s 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 certain special events throughout the year offering “pay-what-you-can” admission for all. ...

2019 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF
Sunday, October 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
| International Art Museum of America

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. RSVP for your Tour – 2019 Event: Dance performance and more along the historic J-Church trolley route. San Francisco ...

SF Chamber Orchestra “With Strings Attached” Children’s Concert | Berkeley
Sunday, October 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but seating is first come, first served
| Crowden Music Center
The violins, violas, cellos and double bass form the most important section of our orchestra.  Learn about vibrating strings, horsehair bows, what pizzicato means, and why cellos don’t have chin rests!  Plus lots of beautiful music from our amazing professional players. Concerts: Saturday, October 19, 2019: San ...
The Final “Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party of 2019 | Excelsior
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Excelsior Sunday Streets
Sunday Streets 2019 season concludes in the Excelsior on October 20, 2019 from 11am-4pm, when Mission Street from Silver to Geneva Avenue becomes a temporary park and brings a season of open space to a close. The celebration includes free pedicab rides for seniors and people ...
Free Tix: “San Francisco Tea Festival” at Palace of Fine Arts | 2019

If you love tea, there’s probably no better event all year to attend. Explore and taste hundreds of teas from over 40 different tea makers. Vendors include established brands and local artisans. The two-day festival takes place October 19-20. Want Free Tickets to the San ...

Harley-Davidson Summer Fest w/ Empanadas + Carnitas | Palace of Fine Arts Our Second Summer weekend on Sunday the 20th is a celebration of SF’s real summer as we explore some of the Bay Area’s culinary delights, sponsored by Harley-Davidson LiveWire. In addition to test rides, we’ll be doing food workshops where you can learn how to make ...
25th Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: $13*
*Free for OMCA members. Pre Sale: $13 adult admission / $8 seniors / $9 youth
| Oakland Museum of California

Join as OMCA comes alive for the 25th annual community celebration honoring Days of the Dead traditions. Craft activities, tasty food, dance groups, live music, colorful ofrendas, and ceremonia bring the community together for this healing tradition. Celebrate this special two-day Días de los Muertos ...

2019 “Taste of Russia Festival”: Shashlik BBQ & Homemade Delicacies | SF
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Holy Virgin Cathedral
This is a one day “Taste of Russia” Festival at the iconic Holy Virgin Cathedral on 26th and Geary Blvd. Featuring home made Russian delicacies – piroshki, beef stroganoff and a variety of desserts, outdoor Shashlik BBQ. Additionally, there will be hourly entertainment featuring local artists. ...
Free Youth Community Day: AfroComicCon 2019 | Oakland
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
| Dept. of Make Believe and Chapter 510
This event is free and open to youth and families. “BLAM” stands for (Black, Latino, Asian, Manifested) presents the third annual AfroComicCon, is an educational Free comic con event, for youth and families. This event is a comic book, art, writing and film convention, which ...
UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany
Sunday, October 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UC Gill Tract Community Farm

Join the Farm for the monthly (3rd Sunday) gathering to work together growing organic vegetables and herbs. Harvest for the weekly Sunday farm stand, prepare beds, plant seedlings, weed, mulch and enjoy our green oasis in the heart of the East Bay. Get your hands ...Monthly

SF Open Studios 2019 | Outer Mission, Glen Park, Visitacion Valley, Portola, Bayview & Islais Creek
Sunday, 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 ...

Sunday Fun Day at the New Farm: Music, Plants, Arts & Crafts | SF
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The New Farm
From noon to 6 pm, enjoy live music jams, native plants, arts and crafts, urban farming experiences and community vibes. You are welcome to invite friends to this free event, open to all ages. The New Farm is a community space with farm animals, native plants, ...
SF’s “Heart of the Hub” Outdoor Block Party | SoMa
Sunday, October 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Impark Brady St/Stevenson St
The Heart of the Hub Block Party is a family-friendly community outdoor event intended to celebrate The Market Street Hub’s identity as a rapidly-transforming neighborhood within San Francisco, and to communicate about the exciting changes to come as a result of the 30 Otis Street ...
Anchor Public Taps 2nd Anniversary Party | SF
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Anchor Public Taps
Save the date, Anchor Public Taps Turns Two. It’s been two whole years since they have opened their doors. Come and Celebrate over drink specials, BBQ, and more. They are open from 12 noon to 8 pm, more details coming soon.

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, ...
Delicious Market Recipes & Free Seasonal Tasting | Jack London Square
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Delicious Market Recipes & Free Seasonal Tasting | Jack London Square
With more than 40 vendors, the Jack London Square Farmers Market offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options. The Jack London Square Farmers Market is operated by CUESA at Oakland’s Jack London Square on Sundays from 10 am to 3 pm, year ...
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
San Francisco’s largest community picnic, the Presidio Picnic, will return for its much-anticipated ninth season beginning Sunday, March 29 and running through October 25, from 11 am – 4 pm. The weekly picnic combines the best of the international food scene with the best of this ...
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 ...
Sunday Local Makers Market | Ghirardelli Square
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Square
Sunday Local Makers Market | Ghirardelli Square
Ghirardelli Square, home to several Bay Area brands such as San Francisco Brewing Co, The Cheese School and ElizabethW, is hosting a weekly makers market featuring a rotating selection of Bay Area artisans. Each Sunday, from February 16th through April 26th, visitors will discover a variety ...
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 ...
$5 Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Circus Center
$5 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 club class taught by Jade Ford. Juggling Club Most Sundays | 5-8p Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., ...
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