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Events for October 16, 2021

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Saturday, October 16

9:00 am“The Market” New Farmers Market at Parkmerced (SF)  FREE
9:00 amKARA Annual Walk’n’Run To Remember (Palo Alto)  $25*
*Registration Fee
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

10:00 am“Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair” Free Silicon Valley Edition (Fremont)  FREE
10:00 amYoung Children’s Storytelling Concert (Walnut Creek)  FREE*
*Registration is Required / Seating is Limited to the First 95 to Enter the Zoom Room
10:00 amTri-Valley Quarter Midget Club Race 7 (Livermore)  FREE*
*Free for Spectators
“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 ...
10:00 amMariposa Utah Trash Pick-Up Day (SF)  FREE*
*Sign up at https://forms.gle/TdSM6vANtyB1KwRMA
10:00 amNob Hill Cleanup (SF)  FREE*
*Sign up at https://forms.gle/JmpPc5GJDXP5mKyL8
10:00 am“We Love The Richmond” Market, Music, and More (SF)  FREE*
*Pay What You Can. Makers Market, Music Under The Tree (Cafe Garden), Evening show, Akis Fall Fashions, and free pet treats!!
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 ...

10:00 amNative Plant Extravaganza (Point Richmond)  FREE*
*Free
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 19th annual San Francisco Trolley Dances (SFTD) October 22 – 23. Under the direction of Epiphany Artistic Director Kim Epifano and Managing Director Zoë Klein, this year’s route connects San Francisco’s South of Market to Chinatown along the city’s new Central Subway, ...

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 ...
11:00 amDrop-in Bike Clinic (Mountain View)  FREE
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 October December 2021. EVENT UPDATE – Walkway Weekends was unexpectedly canceled early on October 31 Enjoy a ...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 ...
11:00 amArtScape Presented by Sunset Mercantile (SF)  FREE*
*Free Admission
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 ...
11:00 amMCD Mobile MakeArt at the Potrero Hill Festival  FREE
All DayFunny Failure Film Fest (Oct. 16-17)  FREE*
*Free online anytime at http://funnyfailurefilm.com
“Litquake” Outdoors at SF’s Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (Oct. 16-17)
Saturday, October 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

The 2022 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival announces the lineup of over 100 free outdoor music, theater, circus, dance, poetry, and children’s programs. The Festival will open on Saturday, May 7 at 1:00pm with Cuban percussionist Jesús Díaz y su Habana Afro-Cuban Ensemble with an opening ...

12:00 pmSusan R Kirshenbaum Open Studio & Reception (SF)  FREE*
*RSVP requested, entry to building requires a text or email or calendly appointment
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