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Tuesday, October 22

15-minute Magic Lantern 3-D Light Show | Redwood City
Tuesday, October 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
15-minute Magic Lantern 3-D Light Show | Redwood City

Experience the Redwood City Improvement Association’s 3-D video mapping light show held every Tuesday evening through November 26th. The Magic Lantern 3-D Light Show is designed by world-renowned light show artist, Bart Kresa, and projects weekly onto the San Mateo County History Museum. The new ...Every Tuesday

Orionids Meteor Shower 2019 | Halley’s Comet’s Debris
Tuesday, October 22 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Orionids Meteor Shower 2019 | Halley's Comet's Debris
On a dark, moonless night, the Orionids exhibit about 10 to 20 meteors per hour. These fast-moving meteors occasionally leave persistent trains and they sometimes produce bright fireballs. Orionid meteors fly each year between about October 2 to November 7. That’s when Earth is passing through the ...

Wednesday, October 23

2019 Santa Cruz Restaurant Week | Final Day
Wednesday, October 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $25*
*No Entrance Fee. $25 is the starting price of the menus not including tax and gratuity
| Downtown Santa Cruz
2019 Santa Cruz Restaurant Week | Final Day

The 11th Annual Santa Cruz Restaurant Week is brought to you by Good Times weekly newspaper. During Restaurant Week, participating restaurants throughout Santa Cruz County will offer special three-course menus for $25, $35 or $45. Visit Restaurants With both longtime local favorites and new gourmet ...

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, October 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 4 to ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, October 24

Mr. Rogers’ Themed Neighborhood Block Party w/ SPCA | SF
Thursday, October 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| San Francisco SPCA
Mr. Rogers' Themed Neighborhood Block Party w/ SPCA | SF
The SF SPCA is throwing a block party with SF Animal Care and Control. The Alabama Street will be closed down for “A Beautiful Night in the Neighborhood,” a celebration of the 30 year partnership. This Mr. Rogers’ themed party will be filled with memorable elements ...

Friday, October 25

Alhambra Cemetery Halloween Tour | Martinez
Friday, October 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Alhambra Pioneer Cemetery
Alhambra Cemetery Halloween Tour | Martinez
The Alhambra Pioneer Cemetery, established in 1851, has stunning views of the Carquinez Strait and a rich history. A tour guide will introduce you to families with names you know and some you don’t. You’ll learn more about local war heroes, personalities, politicians, and a most ...
Thrill The World 2019: Guinness World Record Thriller Dance-Off | Campbell
Friday, October 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pruneyard Main Plaza
Thrill The World 2019: Guinness World Record Thriller Dance-Off | Campbell
Join in to try to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World at 3 pm sharp on October 25, 2019. Thrill The World is an annual worldwide simultaneous dance of Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Every October, since 2006, funky zombies across the globe gather ...
2019 St. Anne of the Sunset Parish Harvest Festival | Oct. 25-27
Friday, October 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Anne of the Sunset
2019 St. Anne of the Sunset Parish Harvest Festival | Oct. 25-27

Come out and join the fun that’s going for the 2019 St. Anne of the Sunset Parish Festival. Expect lots of food, classic carnival games, live entertainment, Silent Auction, food & drinks, a cash raffle, and more fun. St. Anne of the Sunset Parish Festival ...

Scaregrove 2019: Halloween Festival in the Park | SF
Friday, October 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Admission is $10 per person; children under 2 years old are free
| Stern Grove
Scaregrove 2019: Halloween Festival in the Park | SF
Scaregrove returns to Stern Grove (19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard), on Friday, October 25, 2019 from 3 pm to 9 pm. This year’s event will feature a costume contest and parade, haunted houses, carnival rides, food for sale, live entertainment and more. Scaregrove Friday, October 25, 2019 | ...
2019 Halloween Trunk or Treat & Live Music | Mill Valley
Friday, October 25 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mill Valley Community Center
2019 Halloween Trunk or Treat & Live Music | Mill Valley
Join for a day of trick or treating, live music and more on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 4 pm, at the Mill Valley Recreation. Please note the full event details including the event schedule and lineup are not yet available, as of October 10, 2019,  
Halloween Hootenanny at Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza
Friday, October 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley BART
Halloween Hootenanny at Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza
The Halloween Spirit is alive and well in Downtown Berkeley. Easily transport yourself and crew to the Downtown Berkeley Plaza. From family-friendly to Rocky Horror. Fun featuring: Live Bluegrass Music from Grateful Blue Grass Boys on the Berkeley live stage from 5-6 pm Face painting with Kayla Entertainment Rocky ...
28th Annual Berkeley Video & Film Festival | East Bay
Friday, October 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $10 | East Bay Media Center
28th Annual Berkeley Video & Film Festival | East Bay
the 28th Annual Berkeley Video and Film Festival 2019 has arrived. Screenings include Award Winning Documentaries, Experimental films, Music Videos, USC Student films and much more. 28th Annual Berkeley Video & Film Festival October 25-27 & November 1-3, 2019 The East Bay Media Center, 1939 Addison St, Berkeley Tickets: ...
2019 “Crawloween” Halloween Pub Crawl | SF
Friday, October 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*Early Bird Ticket (Sold out)Tier Pub Crawl ticket ranges from $12 to $25.
| Mayes Oyster House
2019 "Crawloween" Halloween Pub Crawl | SF

The San Francisco Halloween Pub Crawl is back and it’s bigger than ever. Halloween is one of the best Holidays of the year and CrawlSF has put together an epic event that you won’t want to miss. With well over 6000 participants, the Crawloween San ...

2019 Spooky Halloween Carnival: Costume Parade & Contest | Japantown
Friday, October 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $7*
*$7 per person
| Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California
2019 Spooky Halloween Carnival: Costume Parade & Contest | Japantown
Join for a fun night of Halloween fun featuring fun games and crafts activities, a bounce house, haunted hallway, and costume contest and parade with prizes for: scariest, cutest, most original, best overall and most spirited group/family costumes. Bring out the kids for a fun evening ...
Hayes Valley’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Woman at War” | SF
Friday, October 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
Hayes Valley's Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Woman at War" | SF

The Proxy Fall Film Festival is a five-week series of free Friday night screenings at the Proxy Walk-in Movie Theater in Hayes Valley. Come early to claim a good spot, enjoy a frosty Fort Point Beer Company (all proceeds support outdoor cinema at PROXY) and ...

Annual Halloween Carnival: Games & Cookie Decorating | Albany
Friday, October 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Albany Community Center
Annual Halloween Carnival: Games & Cookie Decorating | Albany
Calling all ghosts and ghouls, and join the annual Halloween Carnival. Bring the whole family down to the Albany Community Center for games, activities, cookie decorating, and prizes galore. It’s sure to be a scary good time for all. Activities Include: Spooky Arts & Crafts Creepy Cookie Decoration Ghoulish ...
Deathrock Halloween Party: Live Music & Circus Show | Milk Bar
Friday, October 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 admission - 21+ w/ ID
| Milk Bar
Deathrock Halloween Party: Live Music & Circus Show | Milk Bar
Combining folklore, mythology, Lovecraftian monsters and pop-culture parody, Shadow Circus Creature Theatre has been one of San Francisco’s most popular and outrageous puppetry troupes since its formation in 2000. Using life-sized latex and foam creatures Shadow Circus creates a world that is utterly fantastic, and yet ...
“Frightmare” Free Home Haunted House | Oct. 25-31
Friday, October 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Accepted canned food donations.
| Frightmare Haunted House
"Frightmare" Free Home Haunted House | Oct. 25-31

Are you ready to face your worst nightmares? Mr. Fright and his monsters are back for 2019, three nights only. In their 6th season, you will be forced to face all your worst fears to find your way out. For the little ones who want ...

Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula
Friday, October 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Haunted House of Moss Beach
Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula

Haunting your souls for over two decades, the Haunted House of Moss Beach is a spooky, walk-through maze of terror. Please note, arrive early to avoid long lines. Only two people are allowed per a tour. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. This ...

“Smithfits” Halloween Dance Party & Costume Contest | The Knockout
Friday, October 25 – 9:30 pm | Cost: $5 | The Knockout
"Smithfits" Halloween Dance Party & Costume Contest | The Knockout
It’s time for Smithfits – Halloween edition at The Knockout in the Mission. They will be playing all your favorite Smiths, Misfits records, All The Cure all night long with DJ’s Josh Yule, Omar Perez and Nako working the tables. Plus, you can participate in the annual Halloween costume contest. ...

Saturday, October 26

2019 World Veg Festival | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 regular admission, $5 students and seniors.
| Hall of Flowers
2019 World Veg Festival | Golden Gate Park

For 20 years the San Francisco Veg Society has been organizing the World Veg Festival to educate and inspire more people about the benefits of plant-based lifestyle for healthy, ethic, and sustainable living. 2019 World Veg Festival Saturday, October 26, 2019 | 10 am to ...

5th Annual Chinatown Halloween Neighborhood Festival | SF
5th Annual Chinatown Halloween Neighborhood Festival | SF
Join for another spooktacular event at the CYC 5th Annual Chinatown Halloween Neighborhood Festival on Saturday, October 26. Waverly Place and be ready for a Halloween challenge. Have the wits to be an escape artist. Uncover the mystery of Pandora’s Box in The Escape Room. 5th Annual ...
2019 North Bay Science Discovery Day | Santa Rosa
Saturday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sonoma County Fairgrounds
2019 North Bay Science Discovery Day | Santa Rosa
Put on your walking shoes and get ready to experience and explore science around the North Bay, from energy to the environment, from bees to black lights, from eating liquid nitrogen ice cream to dissecting a squid on October 26, 2019 from 10 am to ...
Harvest Festival: Silent Auction, Carnival Games & Raffle | SF
Saturday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | St. Anne of the Sunset
Harvest Festival: Silent Auction, Carnival Games & Raffle | SF

Come out and join the fun that’s going for the 2019 St. Anne of the Sunset Parish Festival. Expect lots of food, classic carnival games, live entertainment, Silent Auction, food & drinks, a cash raffle, and more fun. St. Anne of the Sunset Parish Festival ...

2019 Halloween ComicFest | Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2019 Halloween ComicFest | Free Comic Book Day

Halloween ComicFest is an annual celebration of Halloween and comics that takes place at participating comic shops around the country and the Bay Area on Saturday, October 26, 2019. This year, Halloween ComicFest (HCF) features a whole new selection of 28 comic book titles for ...

2019 Fall Harvest Artisan Food Festival | Nob Hill
Saturday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cheese Plus
2019 Fall Harvest Artisan Food Festival | Nob Hill
Join celebrate the bounty of the season during the 15th Annual Fall Harvest Artisan Food Festival. Mark your calendar today for Polk Street’s Foodie Block Party on the corner of Polk and Pacific where you will taste delicious creations from the Bay Area’s finest food ...
2019 Leap Sandcastle Classic: NorCal’s Biggest Sandcastle Comp. | Ocean Beach
Saturday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP on Eventbrite or Facebook
| Ocean Beach (Balboa)
2019 Leap Sandcastle Classic: NorCal's Biggest Sandcastle Comp. | Ocean Beach
Take part in Northern California’s largest sandcastle building event which features a spirited competition between teams of architects, engineers, contractors, designers and local elementary school students at Ocean Beach on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The theme for the 37th annual Leap Sandcastle Contest is “Let’s Play” There’s also a community ...
Halloween Boo Bash: Costume Parade & Pumpkin Carving Contest | Emeryville
Saturday, October 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Halloween Boo Bash: Costume Parade & Pumpkin Carving Contest | Emeryville
Celebrate Halloween at Bay Street Boo Bash with free fun for the whole family. Parents and children will enjoy a day of spooktacular fun including a costume parade, creepy carriage rides, face painting, balloon twisters, caricature artists, Halloween treats, a spooky magic show and themed ...
2019 DogFest Bay Area: Halloween Doggy Festival | Oakland
Saturday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2019 DogFest Bay Area: Halloween Doggy Festival | Oakland
Join for DogFest Bay Area and Boo on Saturday, October 26th at 11 am. Bark, Brews + Bites, a family- and dog-friendly festival benefiting Canine Companions for Independence. The Halloween-themed, dog-centric festival is a blast for the whole family, even the dogs. Bring your furry friends ...
International Archaeology Day at the Presidio | SF
Saturday, October 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Archaeology Field Station ( Presidio Officers)
International Archaeology Day at the Presidio | SF
Help Presidio Trust archaeologists celebrate International Archaeology Day with a variety of activities and events for all ages. Meet archaeologists from around the Bay Area, and take a look behind the scenes in the Presidio Archaeology Lab. This event is hosted in collaboration with the Bay ...