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Sunday, October 23

SF’s 24-Hour “Moby Dick” Marathon w/ 100+ Readers (Oct. 22-23)
Sunday, October 23 – 12:00 am - Ends at 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Maritime Museum

“Our first port is San Francisco…and thence, I hardly know where.” — Herman Melville, 28 May 1860 San Francisco welcomes Herman Melville back to the Barbary Coast with a marathon reading of Moby-Dick. Join us as we read, sing, dance, and perform Herman Melville’s great American ...

7:30 amLafayette Res Run for Education + Healthy Lifestyles Fair 2022  $25.00*
*Registration Required to participate in Races. Healthy Lifestyles Fair is free to the public.
Westbrae Pumpkin Patch 2022 in North Berkeley (Oct. 1-31)
Sunday, October 23 – 9:00 am - Ends at 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to peruse, but pumpkins for purchase
| Westbrae Nursery

Westbrae Nursery runs its annual Pumpkin Patch in 2022 from October 1-31, 2022. Nestled in the back of the nursery in the charming North Berkeley Westbrae neighborhood, you will find a festive pumpkin patch stocked to the brim with pumpkins in all shapes, colors, and ...

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile 2022
Sunday, October 23 – 9:00 am - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission
| Sunset Mercantile (Outer Sunset)

Sunset Mercantile’s weekly outdoor market featuring farmers, ranchers, food trucks, live music, children’s activities, vendors, makers, merchants, artists, and local organizations. Bring the whole family for free seasonal art activities at the Sunset Mercantile Artship. Enjoy shopping an array of farm fresh produce, artisan goods. Listen to live ...Every Sunday

9:00 amOuter Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile  FREE
SF Opera’s Community Open House 2022: Stage Selfie + Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, October 23 – 9:30 am - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free all day, for all ages. Registration ahead of time encouraged, but not required.
| War Memorial Opera House
For those who’ve always wanted to take a “selfie” on the stage of the War Memorial Opera House, learn about the role of a conductor, witness how opera is made from behind the curtain or ask the Opera’s general director anything about opera, San Francisco ...
San Francisco Opera’s Free Community Open House (2022)
Sunday, October 23 – 9:30 am - Ends at 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | War Memorial Opera House
Join us for a free, family friendly event at the War Memorial Opera House on Sunday, October 23 from 9:30-3:30pm. In addition to the Opera’s 100th season, this year also marks the 90th anniversary of the War Memorial Opera House. In celebration of both anniversaries, San ...
Children’s Fairyland’s 2022 “Halloween Jam” (Oct. 21-30)
Sunday, October 23 – 10:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: $18*
*$18 for children and adults | Guests under age 1 FREE | Members FREE
| Children's Fairyland

Celebrate Halloween Jam at Fairyland! This year, we’re a bit batty about Halloween Jam. This six-day event is a boo-tiful time, more kooky than spooky,​ and full of outdoor fall fun and festivities at Fairyland! Enjoy seasonal surprises like decked-out sets and rides, a creepy ...

“Community Music Day” Crowden’s Annual Music Carnival 2022 (Berkeley)
Sunday, October 23 – 10:00 am - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
| Crowden Music Center
Crowden’s annual free music carnival for all ages, Community Music Day, will be presented in person on Sunday, October 23, 10am to 3pm! Very First Concerts with the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra San Francisco Chamber Orchestra and Crowden encourage audiences to get up and dance in Very ...
“Manny’s Neighborhood Trash Cleanup” w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)
Sunday, October 23 – 10:00 am - Ends at 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/444979/
| Manny’s

Tired? Sunday Funday. Wired? Sunday done-day. Make our neighborhood better, brunch with cool people (sorry not sorry, we’re biased), get deals to some fave local spots, and wrap it up before the Sunday Scaries hit with an easy hour of picking up trash around our ...Every Sunday

“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, October 23 – 11:00 am - Ends at 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. This in person event resumed ...Every Sunday

SF’s 30th Brazilian Capoeira Batizado Festival 2022 (Potrero del Sol Park)
Sunday, October 23 – 11:00 am - Ends at 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Potrero del Sol Park
Experience capoeira—the dance-like martial art of Brazil—in this outdoor, intergenerational performance with live music and traditional instruments. ABADÁ-Capoeira San Francisco, a women-led capoeira school and 30-year stronghold of the Mission District, will hold its annual youth + adult batizado performance and graduation ceremony in a ...
Japantown’s “Mini Art Mart” w/ Anime Artists (SF)
Sunday, October 23 – 11:00 am - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kinokuniya San Francisco

We are a monthly market where local, Japanese inspired artist can sell their work in San Francisco Japantown Mall.

SF’s New “Ice Cream Sundays” 49 Pop Up Ice Cream Socials Take part in SF Ice Cream Sundays! Pick up one of 49 premade ice cream social kits at participating ice cream shops and enjoy a pop-up ice cream social with your neighbors. Each kit is $18 and will include: 3 pints of ice cream, a ...
SF’s Fall 2022 “Shipyard Open Studios” w/ 120+ Artists (Oct. 22-23)
Sunday, October 23 – 11:00 am - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP stronly recommended
| Hunters Point Shipyard Artists

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to visit San Francisco’s historic Hunters Point Naval Shipyard—the unique home of the country’s largest artist community with studios for over 300 artists—goes “live” for the weekend of October 22 & 23 when it opens its doors to the ...

11:00 amWelcome Hour at the Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco  FREE*
*Registration required for this free event. Dress comfortably for a short yoga practice!
Free Guided Walking Tour of SF’s Mission Dolores Neighborhood
Sunday, October 23 – 11:00 am - Ends at 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*best to sign up at www.sfcityguides.org, though walk ups are welcome
| Dolores Park - Golden Fire Hydrant

See one of San Francisco’s oldest and most colorful neighborhoods, the Mission, where you’ll trace a history beginning with Indigenous peoples through waves of immigrants to today’s concerns of gentrification. Begin at the famous golden fire hydrant where locals successfully fought to save the area ...Every Sunday

Oakland’s “Ghoulish & Ghastly” 19th Century Monsters Exhibit (Oct. 16-Nov. 6)
Sunday, October 23 – 11:00 am - Ends at 2:00 pm | Cost: $4*
*$5 General Admission, $4 Seniors, Children under 12 free.
| Camron-Stanford House

Did you know that some of our favorite creepy creatures, including Dracula, Frankenstein, and the Kraken were popularized during the Victorian era? What ii we told you that the true crime podcasts you love today would have been just as loved in the 19th century? ...Every Sunday

2022 San Francisco “Trolley Dances” in SoMa + Chinatown (October 22-23)
Sunday, October 23 – 11:00 am - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required and RSVPs required
| All Over San Francisco

Epiphany’s San Francisco Trolley Dances (SFTD) is an annual festival presented over 3 days along a designated public transit route, FREE of charge. This is a communal experience uniting and highlighting a diverse group of dance artists, helping people see dance in new ways. SFTD ...

“Head West Marketplace” w/ 75+ Vendors in Hayes Valley (SF)
Sunday, October 23 – 11:00 am - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Patricia's Green

HEAD WEST is a Local, Outdoor Marketplace of Makers, Merchants, Crafters, Designers + Artists in partnership with the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association & Explore Hayes Valley. 4x Seasonally, Sundays 2022 Dates – Apr 24 – Jun 26 – Aug 28 – Oct 23 ➞ 11am-5pm ...

12:00 pm“Any Two Wheels” Bike Festival (Fairfield)  FREE*
*Free- Donations Accepted!
12:00 pmRoyal Oakie 10th Anniversary Music Festival  $18*
*$18 advance/$20 door
OMCA’s 28th Annual Día de los Muertos Community Celebration (Oakland)
Sunday, October 23 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Festival tickets are $10 but do not include optional museum admission
| Oakland Museum of California
Join us as OMCA comes alive for the 28th annual community celebration honoring Day of the Dead traditions. Craft activities, tasty food, dance and music groups, colorful ofrendas, and ceremonia bring the community together for this healing tradition. Browse Day of the Dead merchandise by local artisans for your ...
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party (SF)
Sunday, October 23 – 1:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels. The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for ...Every Sunday

Free Circus Day + “Radium Runway” Brand New Outdoor Alameda Arts Festival
Sunday, October 23 – 1:00 pm - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Radium Runway

The three-day event featuring Jazz Mafia, Circus Bella and Island City Opera—with an appearance from internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Fredericka von Stade—will be the first in a series of events through 2023 to mark the proposed footprint of RADIUM, the future state of the art 500 ...

SF’s “Hallowenie” Wiener Dog Pawty (Stern Grove)
Sunday, October 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stern Grove Dog Park
SF Weens Halloweenie Pawty When: Sunday, October 23rd, 1:00pm Where: Stern Grove Dog Park 100 Vale Ave., San Francisco Costume Contest: Dress up your wiener in their best Halloween costume for our contest! Prize for best costume. We’ll have a trick or treat bar for the pups.
1:30 pmSunday Jazz at Union Station Cannabis Lounge (Mission Dist.)  FREE*
*This is a free event though TIPS are greatly appreciated!
2:00 pmHalloween Craft Fair (Novato)  FREE*
*Free Market/ Watercolor paint your pumpkin workshop 10 dlls if paid 10/16
2:00 pm“Uncommon Ground” Readings from Bay Area’s Writers & Artists of Color (SF)  FREE*
Free SF Civic Symphony Concert: Star-Crossed Lovers
Sunday, October 23 – 3:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE, suggested donation $10-$20 per person
| Herbst Theatre
The San Francisco Civic Music Association presents SF Civic Symphony’s Fall Concert, “Star-Crossed Lovers” PROGRAM Richard Wagner – Tannhäuser Overture Manuel de Falla – Nights in the Gardens of Spain, featuring Tamila Azadaliyeva, piano Richard Wagner – Lohengrin Prelude to Act 3 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Romeo and Juliet Music Director ...
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