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Wednesday, October 12

Vote Now for Best of the Bay 2022
Wednesday, October 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area

Best Burrito? Best Dive Bar? Best Bookstore? Vote now at 48hills.org The 47th annual Bay Guardian Best of the Bay Readers’ Poll is live. This special local tradition has been going strong for almost half a century.  Vote to honor your favorites, from Best Drag ...

9:00 amFree Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at Golden Gate Park (SF)  FREE*
*Free hour, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 10am. Otherwise non-resident admission is $10 - $13 depending on the season. San Francisco residents are always free with valide ID
“Pay What You Can” Wednesday at SF’s Museum of Craft and Design
Wednesday, October 12 – 10:00 am - Ends at 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Can. Visitors are welcome to pay what they can every Wednesday
| Museum of Craft and Design

There’s no better time to visit the Museum of Craft and Design than on Pay What You Can Wednesday. MCD’s Pay What You Can Wednesday initiative strives to keep art accessible to all by giving visitors the opportunity to experience the latest exhibitions for whatever ...Every Wednesday

The “Friends” Interactive Experience: The One in San Francisco (Every Wed-Sun)
Wednesday, October 12 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 7:00 pm | Cost: $33.50 | The FRIENDS Experience

The FRIENDS Experience: The One in San Francisco offers fans of the popular television show, FRIENDS, an interactive experience featuring 12 nostalgia-packed rooms filled with original props and costumes, set re-creations, a retail store and more! Fans will have the opportunity to explore the show’s ...Every Wednesday

12:00 pmLower Pacific Heights Cleanup  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/513207/
2nd Annual Bay Area Disability Entrepreneurship Week (SF)
Wednesday, October 12 – 1:00 pm - Ends at 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE! *A charitable contribution is appreciated!
| Multiple Locations See Registration Link
Join Us for the Second Annual Bay Area Disability Entrepreneurship Week. This event runs in parallel with National Disability Employment Awareness Month and will feature diverse programming both online and in-person! Open to small business owners and budding entrepreneurs with all types of disabilities!
USF Fall Cleanup + Free Coffee for Volunteers (SF)
Wednesday, October 12 – 2:00 pm - Ends at 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/518999/
| Starbucks (Fulton)
Help us clean up around the USF campus and surrounding neighborhood. Meet in front of the Starbucks at Fulton St and Masonic Ave (1799 Fulton St). All supplies provided. Stay afterwards for a FREE Coffee and to meet fellow volunteers. Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page or email info@refuserefusesf.org with ...
2:00 pmPacifica Coastside Farmers Market  FREE
Castro Farmers’ Market 2022 (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, October 12 – 3:00 pm - Ends at 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market

Welcome back your favorite farmers to the corner of Market and Noe Streets as they offer their amazing citrus, tasty root vegetables, honey, flowers, baked goods, and beautiful leafy greens.  Castro Farmers’ Market Every Wed., April 5 – November 15, 2023 | 3p-7p Castro Farmer’s ...Every Wednesday

5:00 pmRooftop Zumba at the Park (Salesforce Park)  FREE*
*Free for all
5:00 pm“Swipe Right Night” w/ 2-for-1 Drinks for Dates at Trade Routes (SF)  FREE*
*Bring a date, buy your drink and we'll buy them a drink!
SF’s “The Shining” Halloween Bar Experience at Rye Bar (Oct. 1-31)
Wednesday, October 12 – 5:30 pm - Ends at 12:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No cover. Drinks for purchase.
| Rye Bar

Neighborhood favorite Rye has once again transformed its interior for the month of October, and this time it’s all about Stanley Kubrick’s horror classic, The Shining. With a brand-new 10-drink menu of The Shining-themed cocktails, countless decorations, a mini hedge maze, eerie lighting, and maybe ...

5:30 pm’30s & ’40s Music in Sausalito’s “Wednesday Night Live” Concert  FREE
5:30 pm“Andy Santana + West Coast Playboys” Blues Concert (Vallejo)  $12*
*General Admission
6:00 pmTrivia Night at Ounces Outdoors  FREE
6:00 pm“Wiener Wednesday” Free Hot Dog Night at Rye (SF)  FREE*
*Every Wednesday, Free Hot Dogs with every Hornitos Cocktail purchase
7:00 pmTrivia Night at The Napper Tandy (SF)  FREE
7:00 pmWednesday Night Lindy Society w/ Free Dance Lessons (SF)  FREE*
*Free to enter bar, no cost DJ music, social dancing, and drop in lessons. Please buy drinks or food at the bar.
Wednesday Horror Movie Salon at Old Devil Moon (SF)
Wednesday, October 12 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Two item (drink or snack) minimum.
| Old Devil Moon

Join us to watch and discuss horror classics with local horror experts, writers, and creators! in October, we’re going back to horror school! Join us on our heated back patio as we watch and discuss a classic horror film chosen for you by ...Every Wednesday

5th Annual Drunken Film Fest Oakland 2022 (Oct. 9-14)
Wednesday, October 12 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP encouraged
| All Over Downtown Oakland

~ Voted Best New Cultural Event by East Bay Express readers! ~ Love films and a night out? Join us October 9-14 at Drunken Film Fest Oakland 2022! We’re back at it for the 5th year of bringing local productions, documentaries, animation, world and US ...

7:00 pmCuban Salsa Dance Classes (SF)  $15
7:00 pmHappy Hour Comedy Wednesdays at SF BuzzWorks  FREE*
7:30 pmComedy at Madam Racecar  FREE*
*Please tip comics
$40 Tix to “Jagged Little Pill” Live: Opening Week in SF (Oct. 11-15)

Alanis Morrisette’s era-defining album Jagged Little Pill hit record stores in 1995, sold over 33 million copies, and spoke directly to the moment. Saturday, October 15th is NINETIES NIGHT! Come dressed in your best ’90s outfit to celebrate Jagged Little Pill. JAGGED LITTLE PILL is ...

8:00 pmThe Lowdown: A Stand Up Comedy Show  $5*
*Half off tickets with code FUNCHEAP, normally $10
“HellaSecret” SF Outdoor Comedy Night & Secret Beer Garden (Marina)

We’ve got a new covered secret beer garden to introduce you to for HellaSecret – a new series of pop-up live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This ...Every Wednesday

8:00 pm“Midweek Metal Wednesdays” Heavy Metal DJ Night at Delirium (SF)  FREE*
*Free all night.
8:00 pmNuthouse at The Golden Squirrel: No-Cover Comedy Show (Oakland)  FREE*
*No Cover or minimums / Suggested Donation $10-20 a person
8:30 pm“Mad Jokes at Mad Oak” Free Comedy Show in Oakland  FREE
9:30 pm“Karaoke Wednesdays” with KJ Lauren at SF’s Bar Fluxus  FREE
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