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Events for October 20, 2022

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Thursday, October 20

8:00 amFree Rooftop Bootcamp at the Park (Salesforce Park)  FREE*
*Free for all
1:00 pmStrikethrough: Typographic Messages of Protest (SF)  FREE*
*Free gallery entry on Thursdays
3:00 pmValencia-Guerrero Cleanup  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/442198/
3:30 pmCow Hollow Cleanup  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/434978/
Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights (SF)
Thursday, October 20 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 8:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*General admission tickets are $10 for adults, $8.50 for seniors, students and youths (age 13-17).   
| Asian Art Museum

Looking for a great date night on the cheap? The Asian Art Museum is open until 8 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10 (that’s half-off). Plus Special exhibitions are now included with general admission tickets! You can spend an evening in their ...Every Thursday

5:30 pm“Just Pull Up” Free Happy Hour Tour (SF)  
Free K-Pop Dance Class at Salesforce Park
Thursday, October 20 – 5:30 pm - Ends at 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park

K-Pop in Public! K-Pop-Up is partnering with @mcentsf to bring you monthly FREE public performance and dance workshop at Salesforce Park @transitcentersf ! Beginner friendly! . … Class is Permission to Dance by BTS! … . Workshops will be the 3rd Thursday of the month starting ...Monthly

Oakland’s “Howlaween for Hounds” w/ Dog Costume Contest (Jack London Square)
Thursday, October 20 – 5:30 pm - Ends at 8:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 including non-alcoholic drinks, $20 with beer and wine, kids 5 and under are free
| Jack London Square
Howloween for Hounds, a Fundraiser & Dog Costume Contest Benefiting Nobody’s Perfekt rescue. Looking for an excuse to wrangle a costume onto your pup AND support a rescue organization that does amazing work? Join Sandy Cruz Realty, Amores Perros Professional Dog Wranglers and Diamond Dogs Pet Boutique ...
“MAKE: Halloween” SF’s Ghostly After-Hours Craft & Design Party (SF) Collaborate with artists and makers, explore unique themes, and re-think materials through creative design projects—all happening after-hours in the Museum of Craft and Design galleries! MAKE gets spooky with an other-worldly look at MCD’s exhibitions! Make a ghostly self portrait in an etched-glass mirror, create a ...
Free Drink + Art Party: SF’s Annual Open Studios Exhibition at SOMArts
Thursday, October 20 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tickets are free but donations are encouraged.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
ArtSpan is pleased to host the 2022 SF Open Studios Exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center in-person with an exciting celebration of this vast collection of featured artworks by Premier SF Open Studios Artists. For continued health safety precautions, a limited number of people will be permitted in the ...
$15 Off Tix: SF’s “Terror Vault” 1874 Halloween Haunt (2022)
Thursday, October 20 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $15 Off*
*$10-$15 off tickets, but only 50 discount tickets available per date
| San Francisco Mint

San Francisco’s premiere haunted attraction returns for 2023 with “The Initiation” an all-new, bigger, and more terrifying theatrical and immersive experience from the insane mind of Peaches Christ. Brand new for 2023: Guests are invited to attend a recruitment seminar for “INsight”, a spiritual cult whose ...

6:00 pm“After Dark: Revealing Landscapes” Exhibit at Exploratorium (SF)  $19.95*
*After Dark 18+: USD 19.95
6:00 pmCommunity Centered Businesses’ “A Round Table Discussion” (Oakland)  Pay What You Can*
*$10-30 - Sliding Scale
SF’s “Arts Night Out” Museum & Gallery Crawl 2022 Receive an interactive map that shows your local art galleries to visit on this day and buy some art. Then join Artspan Open Studies and late night at SFMoma and Museum of Craft and Design. Craving some inspiration? Want to explore some new exhibitions? Well we have the ...
FREE: Oakland Comedy Night at “Golden State Lounge”

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up live 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 HellaSecret comedy show takes place in a ...

“Winchester Mystery House” 2022 Halloween Haunt (Sept. 30 – Oct. 31)

Looking for one of the Bay Area’s scariest Halloween events? After two years of scaled back shows, the Bay Area’s premier Halloween haunt is back in full force for 2022 with an all-new storyline, new characters, and terrifying new scares – plus themed bars, games ...

6:30 pmAIDS Book Reading at a Mattress Company (SF)  FREE
Roundtable “Reproductive Freedom at the Ballot Box” (Oakland)
Thursday, October 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Laney College
Please join Congresswoman Barbara Lee for her panel “What’s at Stake: Reproductive Freedom at the Ballot Box” with Congresswoman Judy Chu, the author of the Women’s Health Protection Act, and reproductive justice leaders. This event will take place at Laney College in Oakland, CA on ...
KQED Live: Ballots & Brews + Political Trivia (SF)
Thursday, October 20 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*In Person: $10.
| KQED Headquarters,
Come tap the keg and tap the minds of our political experts! Whether you want to take notes or to take home some swag, we’ve got you covered with simple explainers and political trivia hosted by KQED personalities. Get the info you need about this ...
“Puff Puff Laugh” SF’s Cannabis Lounge Comedy Show
Thursday, October 20 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP (21+ with Valid ID) - One item minimum purchase per person required, but pre-rolls start at just $7
| Barbary Coast Dispensary

Puff Puff Laugh is Back! And now we’re on Saturdays! HellaFunny is taking over one of SF’s premier cannabis lounges, Moe Greens, for a night of “Puff Puff Laugh.” That’s right… it’s the only comedy show in San Francisco where you can (legally in California) get high ...Every Saturday

7:00 pmChomp N Swig Trivia Night (SF)  FREE
SF’s “The Red Shades: A Trans Superhero” Rock Opera (Oct. 19-Nov. 5)

Mixing elements of rock concert and musical theater, The Red Shades tells the story of Ida, a teenage trans girl, who runs away from her small-town life to join a gang of trans superheroes squatting in the Tenderloin. Written by Adrienne Price, with Music by ...

7:00 pmSF’s “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Night  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
“Army of Lovers” Book Talk w/ HIV-Positive Artist (The Castro)
Thursday, October 20 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required for most events
| Strut

San Francisco’s literary festival with author events, poets, activists and performers – 350+ authors at nearly 100 events, with many of the events being free. 2022 Update – San Francisco’s annual literary festival is back for its first full in-person event since 2019. Although some ...

$20 Tix: SF Symphony’s Halloween Themed Concert Nights (Oct. 20-22)
Thursday, October 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $20 | Davies Symphony Hall

Get ready to experience Halloween season like never before—the San Francisco Symphony’s much-loved Spooky Series is back! Let the San Francisco Symphony brighten your family’s holiday season with this beloved annual tradition. San Francisco Symphony Spooky Concert Series October 2022 SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE Thu, Oct 20 ...

8:00 pmSabor Thursdays at Cigar Bar w/ Free Salsa Dance Class (SF)  FREE*
*Free before 9pm with online registration SaborThursdays.com
8:00 pmComedy at The Bar on Dolores  FREE*
*Please tip the host
8:30 pmHellaFunny’s New Comedy Night (Free Show) in SF  FREE*
*Free show, but there is a two drink minimum
9:00 pm16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)  FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!
9:00 pm1984 at Cat Club (SF)  FREE*
*Free all night, buy drinks to support the night, thank you
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