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Sunday, October 21

PaddleSplash Festival: Free Paddleboard Demos | Alameda
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to join and demo a paddleboard. Other activities require paid tickets
| Encinal Yacht Club
PaddleSplash Festival: Free Paddleboard Demos | Alameda

PaddleSplash is a 3 day festival held in Alameda on October 19-21, 2018. The first day are a set of clinics to get beginners on the water and help those that have paddled before the basics about racing. Day two is the festival at the ...

2018 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free for all ages. Food, beer, and wine prices vary.
| Historic Downtown Campbell
2018 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell

Join the two-day Bavarian-themed of the 24th Annual Oktoberfest, with events showcasing authentic, mouthwatering German foods including Bratwurst and other sausages, sauerkraut, pretzels and German potato salad, a variety of beers and ales, over 100 fine artisans from all over the country and an impressive ...

2018 East Bay Mini Maker Faire | Oakland
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: $19*
*Tickets are for advanced purchase and will increase on the day of the event.
| Studio One Art Center
2018 East Bay Mini Maker Faire | Oakland
The East Bay returns for its 9th Year in 2018 on October 21. The East Bay Mini Maker Faire follows the “big” Maker Faire model of celebrating invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, but is smaller in scale (170+ makers vs. 1200 makers; 6,000+ people on one day vs. ...
Music Carnival: Instrument Petting Zoo & Live Music | Berkeley
Sunday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Crowden Music Center
Music Carnival: Instrument Petting Zoo & Live Music | Berkeley
Crowden’s annual musical carnival is a day-long celebration for the entire family. Community Music Day is Crowden’s annual musical carnival for all ages. Join Crowden, San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, San Francisco Girls Chorus, and East Bay Music Together for musical fun throughout the day. Festivities include: Instrument Petting ...
2018 Danville Fall Crafts Festival: Sunday | East Bay
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Danville
2018 Danville Fall Crafts Festival: Sunday | East Bay

Celebrate the Danville FallFest 2018, formerly known as the Danville Fall Crafts Festival, on tree-lined Hartz Avenue in downtown Danville from 10 am to 5 pm on October 20-21, 2018. 2018 Danville FallFest October 20-21, 2018 | 10 am to 5 pm Historic Downtown Danville FREE ...

Inner Richmond Walking Tour Part I | SF City Guide
Sunday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Geary & 3rd
Inner Richmond Walking Tour Part I | SF City Guide
The district’s rich history goes back to the 19th century and includes robbers’ roosts and racetracks, squatters and roadhouses, a saloon district and a red light district, as well as charming Victorian row houses and beautiful Craftsmans, the 1902 and 1903 Big Games, an earthquake ...
Sports Basement’s 2018 Yoga Fest | Walnut Creek
Sunday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Donations are accepted.
| Sports Basement (Walnut Creek)
Sports Basement's 2018 Yoga Fest | Walnut Creek
Sports Basement is thrilled to partner with local yoga studios & instructors to bring you the 2018 Yoga Fest. There will be 4 yoga/pilates classes. After each class, there will be a raffle with awesome prizes. In true yogi fashion, there will also have a Tie ...
3rd Annual Free Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair | East Bay
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pine Valley Middle School
3rd Annual Free Bay Area Kids' Book Fair | East Bay

The 3nd Annual Free Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair is happening this weekend, October 20-21, 2018. The event will be indoors and open from 10 am–3 pm with free admission and free parking. The first 200 families will get a free book bag. Attendees are ...

2018 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
| CIIS - California Institute of Integral Studies
2018 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF

Each year, Epiphany Productions transforms the city’s streets into stages through San Francisco Trolley Dances, a series of free contemporary dance performances along a Muni line. San Francisco Trolley Dances, now in its 15th anniversary season, is a two-day, free (with Muni fare) public performance curated ...

21st Annual UN Film Festival: Kids Films & Live Jazz | Palo Alto
Sunday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mitchell Park Library & Community Center
21st Annual UN Film Festival: Kids Films & Live Jazz | Palo Alto

The 21st annual United Nations Association Film Festival, an international documentary film festival, will run from October 18-28, 2018 at various locations in Palo Alto, San Francisco, and Stanford University. 2018 United Nations Association Film Festival October 18-28, 2018 Palo Alto, Stanford University, East Palo ...

The Final Presidio Picnic of 2018 | SF
Sunday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
The Final Presidio Picnic of 2018 | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2018. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...Every Sunday

2018 SF Open Studios Weekend | Sunday
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hunters Point Shipyard Artists
2018 SF Open Studios Weekend | Sunday

San Francisco comes alive with art this October and November as ArtSpan presents the 43rd Anniversary of SF Open Studios – the oldest and largest event of its kind in the country, that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios. ...

24th Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $19.95*
*Free for OMCA members. $19.95 adult admission / $10.95 students & seniors / $6.95 youth
| Oakland Museum of California
24th Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration | Oakland Museum of California
Join as OMCA comes alive for the 24th annual community celebration honoring Days of the Dead traditions. Craft activities, tasty food, dance and music groups, colorful ofrendas, and ceremonia bring the community together for this healing tradition. The Days of the Dead Community Celebration tickets include Museum admission. Advance ...
Anchor Public Taps’ 1st Birthday Party | SF
Sunday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for purchase.
| Anchor Public Taps
Anchor Public Taps' 1st Birthday Party | SF
It’s been one year since Anchor Public Taps rolled up its door, inviting beer fans from near and far to come in for a one-of-a-kind San Francisco experience. Since then, innovative beers brewed, countless pints poured, fun events hosted were seen, and a wonderful community form. Anchor ...
Uncovering The Parkside: Rare Walking Tour | SF
Sunday, October 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted. Some tours may be limited in size
| Parkside Branch Library
Uncovering The Parkside: Rare Walking Tour | SF
Find out about the Parkside, the first neighborhood to begin growing on the west side of SF in the early 1900s. You’ll find out how public transportation made the difference and learn to identify the three major periods of development by the houses you see. Location: Meet at the bottom of the stairs to Parkside Library ...
2018 Halloween Psychic Fair | Berkeley
Sunday, October 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free but psychic readings are $20 for 15 mins.
| Angel Light Books and Gifts
2018 Halloween Psychic Fair | Berkeley
Join a ghoulish day of fun, refreshments and readings on October 21, 2018 at Angel Light Books & Gifts for a Halloween Psychic Fair from 1 pm-4 pm. Be in your best alluring costume to win an Amethyst/Agate Pendant. Enter our free drawing to win  a cauldron filled with ...
“Old South Park” Rare Guided Walking Tour | SF
Sunday, October 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Shell Gas Station (3rd St.)
"Old South Park" Rare Guided Walking Tour | SF
A short tour of San Francisco’s first planned community — its ups and downs, fortune, romance, and the infamous ‘2nd Street Cut.’ Meet at the Shell station on 3rd St. between Bryant and Brannan Sts. Public transportation: MUNI lines 12, 15, 30, 45.
2018 Sanchez Adobe Quilt Show | Pacifica
Sunday, October 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sanchez Adobe
2018 Sanchez Adobe Quilt Show | Pacifica

An exhibition of traditional and contemporary quilts will take place at the Sanchez Adobe, 1000 Linda Mar Boulevard in Pacifica, on October 20 & 21, 2018 at 1 pm. See the exhibit of traditional and contemporary quilts. A bed turning activity will be part of ...

2018 Fairfax Irish Music & Dance Festival: Final Day | North Bay
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Wu Wei Tea Temple
2018 Fairfax Irish Music & Dance Festival: Final Day | North Bay

Come and enjoy an Irish Fleadh Cheoil (festival of music) type atmosphere in this lovey town. The small town of Fairfax, situated 22 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge, will once again resemble a town in Ireland during the annual Fairfax Irish Festival Of ...

SF Civic Symphony: Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto & Dvořák’s Symphony No.7 | Herbst Theatre
Sunday, October 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted ($10 suggested)
| Herbst Theatre
SF Civic Symphony: Beethoven's "Emperor" Concerto & Dvořák's Symphony No.7 | Herbst Theatre
The oldest community orchestra, San Francisco Civic Symphony presents its 2018-2019 season opening concert, Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto & Dvořák’s Symphony No.7 on Sunday, October 21, 2018. Program: Shostakovich – Festive Overture Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” featuring Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano Dvořák – Symphony No. 7 Music Director & ...
Otsukimi 2018: Harvest Moon Telescope Viewing Party & Japanese Music | Oakland
Sunday, October 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free party and moon viewing; pre-reserved dinner is $15 ($10 for members of OFSCA)
| Lakeside Park Garden Center
Otsukimi 2018: Harvest Moon Telescope Viewing Party & Japanese Music | Oakland
Join in for the 52nd Annual Otsukimi Moon Viewing Party, held during the full harvest moon each October in the Gardens at Lake Merritt. The Harvest moon is a symbol of blessing and abundance for many cultures. Moon viewing parties are occasions for sharing food and stories ...

Wednesday, October 24

American History in Golden Gate Park | October 2018 Walking Tour Month
Wednesday, October 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Conservatory of Flowers
American History in Golden Gate Park | October 2018 Walking Tour Month
Here are statues, plaques, monuments and trees in Golden Gate Park that commemorate events in American history. This two hour walk takes you to sites familiar and unfamiliar to most visitors. Come for a nice walk in the Park as we review American history. Meet in ...
4th Annual Timmy Awards Gala: Best of SF Startup Workplaces | SF
Wednesday, October 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Covo
4th Annual Timmy Awards Gala: Best of SF Startup Workplaces | SF
San Francisco’s 4th Annual Timmy Awards by Tech in Motion, recognizing some of the best places for tech professionals to work in San Francisco. While many tech awards are given to brilliant individuals and their technological advancements, the Timmy Awards aim to recognize those who employ those ...

Thursday, October 25

“Coffee Talk” with Free Food & Drinks | Capital 360 Cafe
Thursday, October 25 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*While supplies, last
| Capital One Café
"Coffee Talk" with Free Food & Drinks | Capital 360 Cafe
Capital One 360 will be treating customers to a free food and free drinks on October 25, 2018 from 7 am to 6 pm. Celebrating the art of listening and serving up a “thank you” for letting us be a bank that listens. This offer is only at ...
Diego Rivera Mural at City College: Guided Walking Tour | SF
Thursday, October 25 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Diego Rivera Theater
Diego Rivera Mural at City College: Guided Walking Tour | SF
See the last and largest of the murals done by Diego Rivera in the U.S.: Pan American Unity, painted for the Golden Gate International Exposition in 1940. Meet in the lobby of Diego Rivera Theatre (approach from Judson), San Francisco City College, Judson and Phelan. Public ...
2018 Día de los Muertos Exhibit: Live DJ & Video Art Remix | SOMArts
Thursday, October 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12–15 sliding scale admission.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
2018 Día de los Muertos Exhibit: Live DJ & Video Art Remix | SOMArts
TechnoTichuacan combines live DJing and Video Art remixing into a living, digital mural exploring the intersectional story of Latinx contemporary life. This performance/video exhibition examines border politics, de-colonialism, queer sex, Afro Latinx visibility, pop culture, trans identity, and spirituality. These videos, a mix of original creations ...
2018 Día de los Muertos: “TechnoTichuacan” DJ & Video Art Remix | SF
Thursday, October 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12 | SOMArts Cultural Center
2018 Día de los Muertos: "TechnoTichuacan" DJ & Video Art Remix | SF
Come and explore the intersectional story of Latinx contemporary life as TechnoTichuacan combines live DJing and Video Art remixing into a living, digital mural. 2018 Día de los Muertos: DJ & Video Art Remix Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 6 pm – 9 pm SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan ...

Friday, October 26

2018 “Crawloween” Halloween Pub Crawl | SF
Friday, October 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$25 3-day Pub Crawl ticket. Tier Pub Crawl ticket ranges from $12 to $20.
| Mayes Oyster House
2018 "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. Last year, costumed crawlers took over Polk Street for ...
St. Anne of the Sunset Parish Festival: Chinese Dance, Bingo & Movie Night | SF
Friday, October 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Anne of the Sunset
St. Anne of the Sunset Parish Festival: Chinese Dance, Bingo & Movie Night | SF

Save the dates. Come out and join the fun on whats going for this year’s St. Anne of the Sunset Parish Festival. Expect lots of food, classic carnival games, live entertainment, Bingo with prizes, dance performances, cash raffle, sunday pancake breakfast and more fun. St. Anne of ...

Scaregrove 2018: Halloween Festival in the Park | SF
Friday, October 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Stern Grove
Scaregrove 2018: Halloween Festival in the Park | SF
Scaregrove returns to Stern Grove, on Friday, October 26, 2018 from 3 to 9 pm. An “out of this world” Halloween event, this year’s event will feature a costume contest and parade, haunted houses, hay rides, carnival rides, giant inflatables, food for sale and live entertainment. Scaregrove Friday, ...