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Saturday, October 16

Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, ...Every Saturday

Free “Legion of Honor” Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)

 the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Advanced tickets are required, and capacity is limited due to COVID-19 precautions. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require ...Every Saturday

“Rincon Sneak Tour” Discover The East Cut’s Greenery, Art & Public Spaces (SF)
Saturday, October 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donate what you want or grab tickets for free
| The East Cut Neighborhood
After years of improvements, The East Cut is now brimming with businesses, greenery, art, public spaces, and more! Throughout the tour, visitors will explore the past, present, and future of the neighborhood. We guarantee you will never look at the neighborhood the same way! There is ...
Ghirardelli’s Brand New Ice Cream + Chocolate Factory Outlet (Tracy)
Saturday, October 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Food & treats available for purchase
| Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Factory Outlet (Tracy)

Calling all East Bay and Central Valley chocolate lovers – Ghirardelli has just opened a brand new Ice Cream and Chocolate Factory Outlet in Tracy in October 2021. So now you can get the chocolate experience you love from Ghirardelli Square right in Tracy. The ...

San Francisco Trolley Dances Returns (Oct. 16-17)
Saturday, October 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVPs Required Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
| All Over San Francisco

Epiphany Dance Theater has announced the program for the 18th annual San Francisco Trolley Dances (SFTD), which will be offered both in-person as well as online over the weekend of October 16 – 17, 2021 This year’s route begins at Rikki Streicher Field in the ...

CANCELED: Corgi Con Fall 2021: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty (Ocean Beach)
Saturday, October 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Below Cliff House)
Bummer! NorCal Corgi Con has announced on Sept. 17 that they are cancelling Fall Corgi Con 2021 that was scheduled for October 16th. The NorCal Corgi Con is a wonderfully bizarre beach day bash for dogs (and their pawrents) that brings together hundreds of enthusiastic Corgis, their owners and ...
2021 Potrero Hill Festival: 4 Blocks of Fun (SF)
Saturday, October 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Event that benefits our neighborhood community center the Potrero Hill Neighborhood House
| 20th Street between Wisconsin and Missouri Streets
Come celebrate the Potrero community outdoors on 20th Street as we stretch out over 4 blocks with magic, music, food, family, and fun! The Potrero Hill Festival is a benefit for the Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, our local community center providing essential services to Potrero’s ...
Bay Area Diwali Festival (Cupertino)
Saturday, October 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP preferred, so we know you're coming!
| Cupertino Memorial Park (Stevens Creek)
The Bay Area Diwali Festival is Back! Admission, parking, and dance entertainment are all free. The festivities include a wonderful feast of food, music, and dance, including a traditional Rangoli display, art and craft booths. Come to enjoy the festive atmosphere of a cultural kaleidoscope of activities and ...
March for Reparations to African People
Saturday, October 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Snow Park
On Saturday October 16, 2021, the Uhuru Solidarity Movement is hosting a March for Reparations to African People in four cities across the U.S.. The march is part of a decades-long campaign calling on white people to go beyond protest and get organized under the ...
Chinatown’s “Joy on Joice Street Fair” AAPI Art, Crafts, Community (SF)
Saturday, October 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Chinese Historical Society of America Museum
The first-ever Joy on Joice Street Fair hosted by the Chinese Historical Society of America Museum (CHSA) and Cut Fruit Collective looks to uplift Bay Area Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) creativity, community, and joy. With the many challenges facing San Francisco Chinatown and AAPI ...
SF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru December 2021)
Saturday, October 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Chinatown (Grant & California)

San Francisco Chinatown’s iconic Grant Avenue will be closed off to traffic and cars for a pleasant open walkway under vibrant red lanterns every weekend — now through December 2021. Enjoy a historic street stroll, outdoor dining, and an Asian shopping experience. San Francisco Chinatown ...Every Saturday

“Taste of the Bay” Seafood And Soul Festival (Oakland)
Saturday, October 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*The event is free to attend the marketplace and $20 for the Concert.
| Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
The annual Taste of the Bay Seafood And Soul Festival combines entertainment and information for a great day of fun downtown Oakland from 11am until 6pm on 14th and Broadway. Bay Area legnds will be performing starring Maxine Jones, former original member of EnVogue and ...
“Dancing on Waverly 2021” Chinatown Street Festival
Saturday, October 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Waverly Place
Dancing on Waverly features a diverse range of dance styles and performances that celebrate Chinatown as a crossroads of local and international creativity. The festival focuses on the community as an arts destination for both locals and visitors alike to experience one of San Francisco’s celebrated ...
Live Glass Blowing Demos: ArtSpan SF Open Studios Artists (Bayview)
Saturday, October 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Public Glass
Public Glass will be hosting a group of ArtSpan SF Open Studios Artists. Buy art &amp; see LIVE Glass Blowing &amp; Pyrography demonstrations Since 1997, Public Glass has been a non-profit arts organization committed to providing access to the critical resources needed to make explorations in ...
International Archaeology Day at the Presidio
Saturday, October 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Archaeology Field Station ( Presidio Officers)
Come celebrate International Archaeology Day with family-friendly activities that uncover the layered history of the Presidio of SF – a national park site. This free event includes: • Tours of the c. 1792 Mesa Room inside the Presidio Officer’s Club (San Francisco’s second oldest building) • Teachings ...
Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party 2021 (SF) The 20th Street corridor will once again be transformed into a FREE party to showcase and celebrate a diverse neighborhood that blends modern ideas with community traditions to create a new San Francisco experience. This free, delicious summer feast and dance party will feature some of ...
“Litquake” Outdoors at SF’s Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (Oct. 16-17)
Saturday, October 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival announces a special 2021 summer season that will kickoff on Saturday, June 26 at 1:00pm with a free concert from Bobi Céspedes, the Bay Area’s matriarch of Cuban Music and with 23+ free outdoor events throughout the summer. In 2020, the ...

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