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Saturday, October 20

2018 Annual Alameda Zombie Bar Crawl | East Bay
Saturday, October 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 1400 Bar and Grill
2018 Annual Alameda Zombie Bar Crawl | East Bay
Dress up as your best undead self and hit the bars for the annual Alameda Zombie Bar Crawl. Unfortunately, this will be the final year of the Alameda Zombie Bar Crawl. It’s been a blast over the past decade, but they are putting this flesh-eating monstrosity ...

Sunday, October 21

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. ...

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 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 ...

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

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 ...

Monday, October 22

Rocket League Tourney: Booze, Comedy | SF
Monday, October 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brewcade
Rocket League Tourney: Booze, Comedy | SF
Every Monday This week they will be playing Rocket League 2v2 matches. Individual participants will be paired in random teams. Winners share a $20 bar tab voucher and runner-ups win a free beer.
Beef Curtains: Game Night & Free Comedy Showcase | Milk Bar
Monday, October 22 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tips collected towards the end of the show.
| Milk Bar
Beef Curtains: Game Night & Free Comedy Showcase | Milk Bar
Monthly 10/22 Lineup: Neel Nanda (Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Laughing Skull Festival, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Love, Comedy Central’s Adam Devine’s House Party, Hulu’s Coming to the Stage) Liz Stone (Reigning Tourettes Without Regrets, “Passive Aggressive Compliment Champion”) Frankie Marcos (Go Frank Yourself Show) Hayley Benham-Archdeacon (Pittsburgh Comedy Festival) Wonder Dave (Featured storyteller on ...

Tuesday, October 23

Great American Read Top-10 Countdown Party w/ Live Music & Raffle Prizes | MIll Valley
Tuesday, October 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Sweetwater Music Hall
Great American Read Top-10 Countdown Party w/ Live Music & Raffle Prizes | MIll Valley
It’s the Book Oscars at the Sweetwater Music Hall. Join the Mill Valley Public Library and friends to celebrate PBS’ The Great American Read and discover which book America voted as their #1 favorite. Great American Read Top-10 Countdown Party Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 6:30 pm Sweetwater Music ...
Slamdunk Homerun: Free Stand Up Comedy & Cookies | Oakland
Tuesday, October 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Double Standard
Slamdunk Homerun: Free Stand Up Comedy & Cookies | Oakland

Come to the Double Standard Comedy: Stand-Up Comedy at Double Standard in Oakland. There will be free cookies and drinks while supplies last. Hosted by Hayley Benham-Archdeacon, Jeff Dean and Jordan Thewlis. Double Standard Comedy: Free Stand-up Comedy Every fourth Tuesdays | 7 pm to ...Monthly

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Pizza, Cheap Beer & Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, October 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
| Tope Lounge
North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Pizza, Cheap Beer & Giveaways | SF

So you’re in North Beach, huh? Looking for a good time? Want to party with some beautiful people? Want to feel like a million bucks? You want to devour loads of pizza and champagne? Well, welcome to the North Beach Comedy Thing, a monthly showcase featuring the ...Monthly

Wednesday, October 24

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 ...
Dartslive USA Cup 2018 w/ Food Truck + Craft Beer | SF
Dartslive USA Cup 2018 w/ Food Truck + Craft Beer | SF
Drink. Eat. Play. Learn. Compete. The Dartslive USA Cup is a fun, free public event for all levels to participate in the joy of darts. Join for an amazing spread from one of the Bay Area’s favorite food trucks, Upper Cut Truck, while enjoying amazing ...
Tasting and Talk: “Iconic San Francisco Dishes, Drinks, and Desserts” | SF
Wednesday, October 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 General Admission. Free for CHS Members and one guest per membership.
| California Historical Society
Tasting and Talk: "Iconic San Francisco Dishes, Drinks, and Desserts" | SF
“Tasting and Talk: Bread and the Boothby” – Celebrate with local author Laura Smith Borrman some of San Francisco’s classic culinary treasures featured in her new book, Iconic San Francisco Dishes, Drinks, and Desserts. Borrman will lead a panel discussion and food and drink tasting with ...
Zeitgeist Horror Movie Night: Free Popcorn + $1 Off Bloody Marys | SF
Wednesday, October 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
Zeitgeist Horror Movie Night: Free Popcorn + $1 Off Bloody Marys | SF

Zeitgeist presents Horror Movie Wednesdays in October. Horror movies will be projected outside in the beer garden each Wednesday night during the month of October. Enjoy free popcorn, free movies, and a $1 off Bloody Marys. Zeitgeist Horror Movie Wednesdays | Movies start ...Every Wednesday

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 ...
2018 Mission Community Market Halloween | SF
Thursday, October 25 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
2018 Mission Community Market Halloween | SF
Celebrate the fall harvest at Mission Community Market. Support your Mission Community Market favorites, and get pumpkins and other fall produce, healthy holiday snacks, and locally made sweets for Halloween entertaining. Pick up your Halloween pumpkin at Hale’s Apple Farm’s pop-up pumpkin patch. Enjoy live music with Noe Venable (4-6 ...
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, October 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...Monthly

French Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF
Thursday, October 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Asiento
French Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF

Every last Thursday of the month, the Moules à Facettes Agency invites you in SF for an evening with French drinks, French music and quality people from everywhere. That you are a regular or a newcomer, feel free to share the love to all your ...Monthly

Friday, October 26

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...Monthly

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 ...

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, October 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. Sightglass Coffee Cupping Every Friday | 3 pm Sightglass Coffee, 270 7th Street, SF FREE, but an RSVP is required Cupping is a powerful tool for evaluating coffees ...Every Friday

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason
Friday, October 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason

More than 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands and DJs in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic ...Every Friday

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland

Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music along with half-price after-hours museum gallery admission. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are ...Every Friday

2018 Spooky Halloween Carnival: Costume Parade & Contest | Japantown
Friday, October 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $7*
*$7 per person
| Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California
2018 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 ...
2018 Proxy Fall Film Festival: Sundance Short Film “Dark Light” | Hayes Valley
Friday, October 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy
2018 Proxy Fall Film Festival: Sundance Short Film "Dark Light" | Hayes Valley
“Dark Light: Sundance Short Film” The art of the midnight/cult film has been around as long as movies and has flourished at the Sundance Film Festival. Join us after dark to see weird visions and underworlds from Sundance’s recent years of delving into the mysterious. Less ...
Friday Movie in the Park: “Coco” | McCoppin Sq.
Friday, October 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Square
Friday Movie in the Park: "Coco" | McCoppin Sq.

Enjoy free movies at McCoppin Square in the Sunset District happening on the first four Fridays in October 2018. Movies begin at sunset, approximately 7:15 pm, but come early as the fun starts at 6 pm. Grab your family and friends, and don’t forget to bring some popcorn and ...

2018 Halloween Beer Crawl & Costume Party | Mission Dist.
Friday, October 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*RSVP required.
| Standard Deviant Brewing
2018 Halloween Beer Crawl & Costume Party | Mission Dist.
Dress up and join Bay Area Beer Socials for their 8th Annual Halloween Beer Crawl. Like last year, they’re focusing on beer venues around 16th St. BART. This route is still in the works so check back later for changes. Be sure to dress up; this is a ...
ActionSpot 2nd Annual Halloween Bash | San Jose
Friday, October 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| ActionSpot
ActionSpot 2nd Annual Halloween Bash | San Jose
Come, mix, mingle, wear costume, dance to tunes, enjoy the company, food and drinks and do not forget to find your : co-founder, partner, investor and who knows maybe this night will be pivotal for you. Let’s make it a spooktacular networking event. Agenda: 7 pm Networking 8 pm ...