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Wednesday, October 30

SF’s Free Museum Days Due to Fires | Through Nov. 1
Wednesday, October 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco

Due to the fires and the air quality in the Bay Area, several museums are offering free admission to help people cope. Please note some museums are free for all, while others are just for people in mandatory evacuation areas. Thanks to KQED for the ...

Affordable Copyright Clinic & Legal Consultation | Berkeley
Wednesday, October 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: $10*
*Sliding Scale: $10 - $40
| California Lawyers for the Arts
Calling all creatives! Do you have questions about copyright? Would you like to copyright your creative works? Would you like to know what can be copyrighted, or learn about copyright registration process Join us at the Copyright Clinic for an hour long workshop followed by a ...

2019 Scary Halloween Piano Concert | SF
Wednesday, October 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Knuth Hall (SFSU)
Faculty pianists Inara Morgenstern and Victoria Neve perform Halloween-themed music, an annual San Francisco State tradition for more than 25 years. Special guest appearance by Ariela Morgenstern, mezzo soprano. Featuring Edgar Allen Poe’s A Tell-Tale Heart set to a piano score and spooky works by ...
Cabin Fever Haunted House | Oakland
Wednesday, October 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 adults; $8 students. Tickets available at the door.
| Oakland School for the Arts
Cabin Fever is a a super scary haunted house designed by the malevolent masterminds of the Oakland School for the Arts Production Design program. Tickets available at the door. You’re in the woods. You see a cabin. You probably shouldn’t go in. Wednesday October 30th, from 1 ...
Free Taco Bell Day | 2019
Wednesday, October 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Taco Bell
Get a free Doritos Locos Taco from 2-6 pm on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at participating Taco Bell locations courtesy of their promotion Steal a Base, Steal a Taco. If a player steals a base any time in the first four games of the World Series, ...
Haunted House Halloween Adventure Theater | Discovery Bay
Wednesday, October 30 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, no sign up required.
| Discovery Bay Community Center
On October 30th at 4 pm, use your imagination to conjure up a not-too-spooky Halloween story with Kenn Adams Adventure Theater, where the audience is part of the show. For all ages. Presented by the Friends of the Brentwood Library. For more information, call the Brentwood ...
Cocktails & Commerce, Small Business & Nonprofit Fair | Oakland
Wednesday, October 30 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Scott's Seafood Grill & Bar
The East Bay’s most robust business-to-business gathering, as we convene, connect, and celebrate the opportunities, plans and potential of our local small businesses and nonprofits. Join us for workshops, exhibitors, adult beverages and more. Scott’s Jack London Square Pavilion (2 Broadway, Oakland)
SF Hispanic Heritage Festival: Free Mask Making w/ The Mexican Museum | SF
Wednesday, October 30 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Noe Valley Branch Library
On October 30, 2019 at 4 pm, learn about the significance and social purpose of masks from different regions of Mexico and construct your own 2D/3D masks with The Mexican Museum. For ages 5 and older.
Final Free Rooftop Concert at Salesforce Park of 2019 | SF
Wednesday, October 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park

Salesforce Park, SF’s newly-reopened 5.4 acre park on top of the Transit Center hosts a ton of free events every week highlighted by free weekly after-work outdoor rooftop concerts curated by People in Plazas. So close your laptop and open your soul with after-work jams ...Every Wednesday

“People in Plazas” Free Summer Music Festival Final Day | SF
Wednesday, October 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park

This free annual outdoor music festival puts on over 130 free lunchtime concerts featuring an array of different styles from July to October in over 15 different public plazas near Market Street. “People in Plazas” 2019 Market Street Music Festival July 9 to October 30, 2019 | ...

Treasure Island Halloween: Free Magic Show, Face Painting & More | SF
Wednesday, October 30 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Treasure Island YMCA
All community members are invited to the TI Halloween Event on Wednesday evening October 30th at TI Gym. Costumes not required, but highly encouraged. This is a Free Event. Bring family and friends. Enjoy food, music, games, prizes, face painting, magic show, and costume contest. Doors ...
LGBT Hotline Halloween Party & Fundraiser | SOMA StrEAT Food Park
Wednesday, October 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoMa StrEat Food Park
The LGBT National Help Center runs the LGBT National Hotline, the longest running and most comprehensive LGBT support hotline in the country. To celebrate our 23 anniversary, we’re throwing a Halloween bash at SOMA StrEAT Food Park and hope you can join us. We’ll be partying ...
Dermot Kennedy Free In-store Concert | Amoeba SF
Wednesday, October 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Irish singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy joins us at Amoeba SF on Wednesday, October 30th at 6pm for a live set and signing of his long-awaited debut album Without Fear (out October 4th on Interscope). Buy the album at Amoeba SF to get it signed after his ...
2019 Halloween Ghost Walk at City Hall | SF
Wednesday, October 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| San Francisco City Hall
Disinterred remains, assassinations and other ghostly lore form the focus of this tour, plus little-known facts such as the cemetery that once covered Civic Center. Instead of history and architecture, hear snippets from interviews with building employees that detail chilling paranormal activity. You will be amazed–and ...
$20 Off: “Terror Vault” SF’s Epic Halloween Haunt | San Francisco Mint

Part theatre, part haunted maze, and part escape room, San Francisco’s premiere haunted attraction returns for 2019 with an all-new, bigger, and more terrifying immersive experience from the insane mind of Peaches Christ. Filled with top performers and screamers, this epic haunt invites you to ...

Free Karate + DJ Classes at Undiscovered Court | Oct. 30
Wednesday, October 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| UNDSCVRD Court

Learn karate and how to DJ. UNDSCVRD Court is bringing the community together for a FREE karate and DJ workshop taught by Joel Merchan of the School of Martial Arts & Hip Hop in the heart of SOMA Pilipinas, San Francisco’s Filipino Cultural Heritage District. ...

50% Off: The Nightmare Before Christmas: Halloween Movie Party | SF
Wednesday, October 30 – 6:45 pm | Cost: $5.50*
*50% off with Promo Code FUNCHEAP
| Landmark's Clay Theatre
Join us for ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ Halloween Movie Party. Boys and girls of every age. Wouldn’t you like to see something strange? Kick-off Halloween in style with a costume contest (optional, but encouraged) and screening of Tim Burton’s classic The Nightmare Before Christmas. > Get $5.50 ...
Oakland’s Epic Halloween Yard Haunt & DIY Puppet Show | East Bay
Wednesday, October 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Haunted Yard

Driveway Follies offers a rare opportunity to see the nearly lost art of marionette puppetry in an intimate setting. Driveway Follies is recognized for providing professionally staged family-friendly Halloween marionette performances each year in Oakland. The repertoire celebrates and illustrates historic and cultural aspects of ...

Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull Workshop | Mountain View Decorate your own sugar skull for Dia de los Muertos. You will take home your own personalized calavera (skull) to honor your loved ones for Day of the Dead. Blank sugar skulls and colorful decorations will be provided. Please bring a shoebox or similar container to ...
Drunken Film Fest Presents “Surprise Scary Movie Night” | Oakland
Wednesday, October 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public
| Ghost Town Brewing
What’s better than a scary movie you ask? A SURPRISE SCARY MOVIE! *thunder cracks* WITH BEER! *more thunder* Muahuhuhahahaha That’s right. Get yer ghoul on at Ghost Town Brewing on Wednesday, October 30th as we do a Halloween thing together. Take a chance and come see ...
“Future Tense Fiction: Stories of Tomorrow” Free Author Talk | Green Apple Books
Wednesday, October 30 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
Hannu Rajaniemi, Meg Elison, Annalee Newitz discuss their contributions to Future Tense Fiction: Stories of Tomorrow with editor Torie Bosch. About Future Tense Fiction Future Tense Fiction is a collection of electrifying original stories from a veritable who’s-who of the most interesting authors working on the margins ...
Free Game of Thrones Trivia Night | Oakland
Wednesday, October 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Emporium Oakland
Join Emporium Oakland for their Game of Thrones Trivia Night on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. 21+ | FREE | Signups start at 7 pm, Trivia from 8-10 pm.

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 ...
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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