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Wednesday, October 28

Children Fairyland’s “Halloween Jam” (Oct. 28-Nov. 1)
Wednesday, October 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: $8*
*$8 for children and adults | Guests under age 1 FREE | Members FREE
| Children's Fairyland
Children Fairyland’s "Halloween Jam" (Oct. 28-Nov. 1)

More delightful than frightful, more kooky than spooky, join us for  the 2020 Halloween Jam – five days of fall fun at Fairyland! Our festivities will be a little different this year, but we’ll still have plenty of decked-out sets to wow your little ones. ...

Thursday, October 29

Children Fairyland’s “Halloween Jam” & Monster Mash Parade
Thursday, October 29 – 9:00 am | Cost: $8*
*$8 for children and adults | Guests under age 1 FREE | Members FREE
| Children's Fairyland
Children Fairyland’s "Halloween Jam" & Monster Mash Parade

More delightful than frightful, more kooky than spooky, join us for  the 2020 Halloween Jam – five days of fall fun at Fairyland! Our festivities will be a little different this year, but we’ll still have plenty of decked-out sets to wow your little ones. ...

La Cocina’s “Voices from the Kitchen” on YouTube
Thursday, October 29 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with a suggested $10 donation to La Cocina
La Cocina's "Voices from the Kitchen" on YouTube
Voices From the Kitchen | A twice-yearly experiential storytelling project featuring the voices of talented storytellers, writers, activists and thought leaders. The performances are inspired by a chosen theme — “Choices” — told through the lens of food. Proceeds benefit La Cocina’s incubator program, which ...
Monster Drawing Rally 2020
Thursday, October 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Everyone is welcome! Tickets are sliding scale $0-$25
| https://hopin.to/events/monster-drawing-rally
Monster Drawing Rally 2020
Combining the energy of a monster truck rally with the creativity and brilliance of the Bay Area art community, Southern Exposure’s annual Monster Drawing Rally is a can’t-miss event. And this year it’s online: Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 7pm Pacific Time. The Monster Drawing ...

Saturday, October 31

Children Fairyland’s “Halloween Jam” & Monster Mash Parade
Saturday, October 31 – 9:00 am | Cost: $8*
*$8 for children and adults | Guests under age 1 FREE | Members FREE
| Children's Fairyland
Children Fairyland’s "Halloween Jam" & Monster Mash Parade

More delightful than frightful, more kooky than spooky, join us for  the 2020 Halloween Jam – five days of fall fun at Fairyland! Our festivities will be a little different this year, but we’ll still have plenty of decked-out sets to wow your little ones. ...

20th Annual Virtual Halloween Hoopla
Saturday, October 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
20th Annual Virtual Halloween Hoopla
20th Annual Yerba Buena Gardens Festival’s Halloween Hoopla goes online! This year’s free virtual program features interactive performances and fun for kids under 10 and their adults, and the return of the Yerba Buena Pumpkin Patch display. Kids and their adults are invited to be part ...
Costume & Candy Crawl: A Halloween Family Event at Fisherman’s Wharf
Saturday, October 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $13*
*$13 adult and $9 child
| Fisherman's Wharf
Costume & Candy Crawl: A Halloween Family Event at Fisherman’s Wharf
Have some socially distanced fun with your family in this small-group candy crawl. Come explore the haunted waterfront and see if any ghosts still linger here. Alongside the spooky history, we’ll have a costume contest plus trick-or-treating to celebrate the holiday right. We have two ...
Halloween Movies at Zeitgeist
Saturday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
Halloween Movies at Zeitgeist
Come out for Halloween to the Zeitgeist beer garden for a double-feature cult classic movie screening. The first film starts at 7 pm. Get there by 6:30 pm to ensure you have a seat for dinner and a movie, or two. We can seat parties ...

Monday, November 2

2020 Día de los Muertos Festival of Altars: A Virtual Event
Monday, November 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
2020 Día de los Muertos Festival of Altars: A Virtual Event
THE MARIGOLD PROJECT INVITES YOU TO THE 29TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF ALTARS! On November 2nd, the Day of the Dead Festival of Altars will be VIRTUALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME! Please join us and participate by building an altar at home! The Day of the Dead Festival of Altars ...

Wednesday, November 4

South Taurids Meteor Shower | 2020
Wednesday, November 4 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
South Taurids Meteor Shower | 2020
In 2020, the expected peak night of the South Taurid shower happens when a waning gibbous moon lights up the sky almost all night long. Peak viewing is just after midnight, though under the glaring light of a bright waning gibbous moon.

Saturday, November 7

Peninsula Humane Society’s A Home for the Holidays Virtual Gala
Saturday, November 7 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Peninsula Humane Society's A Home for the Holidays Virtual Gala
On November 7th at 4pm, celebrate shelter pets in the comfort of your own home! If you’re tired of Zoom conferences and want a more adorable on-screen experience, join the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA at our first ever virtual gala – with assistance from ...
21st Annual Potrero Hill History Night via Zoom
Saturday, November 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
21st Annual Potrero Hill History Night via Zoom
The Annual Potrero Hill History Night celebrates 21 years of history on Saturday, November 7th taking place via Zoom. The Potrero Hill Archives Project has held a Potrero Hill History Night each Fall for 21 years bringing together old-timers and newcomers to hear about neighborhood ...

Wednesday, November 11

Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2020
Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2020

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. In normal times, on certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National ...

North Taurids Meteor Shower | 2020
Wednesday, November 11 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
North Taurids Meteor Shower | 2020
In 2020, the slender waning crescent moon – rising in the wee hours before dawn – won’t seriously intrude on the peak night of November 11 (morning of November 12).

Thursday, November 12

2020 San Francisco Transgender Film Festival (Nov. 12-15)
Thursday, November 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
2020 San Francisco Transgender Film Festival (Nov. 12-15)
SFTFF screens films that promote the visibility of transgender and gender variant people and challenge the mainstream media’s negative stereotypes of our communities. SFTFF is the world’s longest-running transgender film festival, founded in 1997. All films are closed-captioned for Deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences.

Monday, November 16

Leonids Meteor Shower | 2020
Monday, November 16 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Leonids Meteor Shower | 2020
November’s wonderful Leonid meteor shower happens every year around mid week of November, as the world crosses the orbital path of Comet Tempel-Tuttle. In 2020, the peak of the shower is expected peak night is from late night Monday, November 16 till dawn November 17. In ...

Sunday, December 6

Patchwork Show: Modern Makers Market
Sunday, December 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Family Friendly, Covid Compliant
| Sonoma County Fairgrounds
Patchwork Show: Modern Makers Market
Discover 100+ local makers in the heart of Northern California wine country at the Santa Rosa Patchwork Show held at The Sonoma County Fairgrounds. This indoor show features ample parking and has local DJs and several DIY craft stations and activities. Event and parking maps as ...

Sunday, December 13

2020 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky
Sunday, December 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2020 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky

The Geminid meteor shower – always a highlight of the meteor year – will peak from mid-evening December 13 until dawn December 14, with absolutely no moonlight to ruin the show. On a dark night, you can often catch 50 or more meteors per hour. ...

Monday, December 21

Ursids: Winter Solstice Meteor Shower | The Last Shooting Stars of 2020
Monday, December 21 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Ursids: Winter Solstice Meteor Shower | The Last Shooting Stars of 2020
The annual Ursid meteor shower always peaks near the time of the December winter solstice. The low-key Ursid meteor shower is active each year around December 17 to 26. It typically peaks around the December solstice, which, in 2020, comes on December 22, before dawn, depending ...