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Tuesday, October 1

2 for 1 Margaritas “Taco Tuesday” | SF
Tuesday, October 1 – 5:30 pm | Cost: 2-for-1*
*Get 2 for 1 Margaritas on Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 10pm. And tip like a rockstar.
| Francisca's Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar
2 for 1 Margaritas "Taco Tuesday" | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special “Taco Tuesday” promotion with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit margaritas and discounted taco platters ($4 off). Not your ordinary tacos, these are gourmet-inspired Venezuelan recipes.  Plus a new fresh ...Every Tuesday

The Detour Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday
Tuesday, October 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free play arcade games with purchase from bar
| The Detour SF
The Detour Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday

Paid rent in SF? Hella Broke? Then first Tuesdays are the night for you.  The Detour hosts “Free Play Tuesday” with all arcade games on free play with purchase from the bar. Come enjoy all the video game glory from today and yesteryear while enjoying ...Monthly

Cinema Under The Stars “The Muppet Movie” | Napa
Tuesday, October 1 – 7:30 pm | | CIA at Copia
Cinema Under The Stars "The Muppet Movie" | Napa

Warm summer nights and starry skies will set the scene every Tuesday evening at Copia presenting Cinema Under the Stars, a delightful combination of film, food, and fun in the garden. Bring a blanket and cozy up with friends or loved ones as you enjoy ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, October 2

5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF
5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special 5-Course Tasting Menu with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit tropical drinks on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Read the awesome review of this $39 tasting menu in the Chronicle. Francesca’s has ...Every Wednesday

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, October 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...Monthly

First Wednesdays Free Beer Shuttle | SF
Wednesday, October 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Shuttle is Free.
| Triple Voodoo Brewery
First Wednesdays Free Beer Shuttle | SF

Free hop on/hop off brewery shuttle. Start at any of the eight participating breweries, then hop on any one of three vans running approximately every 30 minutes.  First Wednesdays Free Beer Shuttle Every 1st Wednesday | 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm Speakeasy Brewery, 1195 Evans ...Monthly

Thursday, October 3

5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF
5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special 5-Course Tasting Menu with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit tropical drinks on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Read the awesome review of this $39 tasting menu in the Chronicle. Francesca’s has ...Every Thursday

CityDance 2019: Free Mambo, Merengue & Cumbia Dance | San Jose
Thursday, October 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
CityDance 2019: Free Mambo, Merengue & Cumbia Dance | San Jose

Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun every Thursday evening from Aug. 15 to Oct. 3 for free live music and dance lessons. San Jose CityDance 2019 Thursdays, Aug. 15 – Oct. 3, 2019 | 6 pm to 9 pm Plaza De Cesar ...

Friday, October 4

FoodieLand Fall Night Market | Oct. 4-6
Friday, October 4 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Fall Night Market | Oct. 4-6

Immerse yourself in San Francisco Bay Area’s finest FoodieLand Night Market to eat, drink, shop and play. Featuring over 150 vendors, you’ll experience a variety of amazing foods and drinks, arts, crafts, games, and entertainment in one great location. FoodieLand Night Market is undoubtedly the ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, October 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9p. for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, ...Monthly

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, October 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crispy-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with ...Every Friday

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, October 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen
"Batch Made Market" Artisan Food | SF

This is your monthly chance to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. Your favorite chefs are in the kitchen, and you can walk through and taste their favorite new recipes. Plus there’s beer. What could be better? The monthly Batch Made Market ...Monthly

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, October 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regular admission is $18 ...Monthly

Saturday, October 5

Cleaning & Greening: Coffee, Bagels & Conversation | SF
Saturday, October 5 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lafayette Park
Cleaning & Greening: Coffee, Bagels & Conversation | SF

Join the Lafayette Park gardeners and FOLP board on the first Saturday of each month for a bit of park beautification. Meet us by the playground for coffee, bagels, and conversation. If you arrive after we’ve gotten started, just look for the happy people working ...Monthly

FoodieLand Fall Night Market | Berkeley
Saturday, October 5 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Fall Night Market | Berkeley

Immerse yourself in San Francisco Bay Area’s finest FoodieLand Night Market to eat, drink, shop and play. Featuring over 150 vendors, you’ll experience a variety of amazing foods and drinks, arts, crafts, games, and entertainment in one great location. FoodieLand Night Market is undoubtedly the ...

Sunday, October 6

4th Annual Little Italy Street Festival | San Jose
Sunday, October 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Little Italy San Jose
4th Annual Little Italy Street Festival | San Jose
Come and bring your family to the 4th Annual Little Italy San Jose Street Festival on Sunday, October, 6 2019 where nearly 25,000 people attended last year. 4th Annual Little Italy Street Festival Sunday, October, 6 2019 | 11 am to 7 pm Little Italy San Jose, 323 W ...
2019 Civic Center Commons Block Party | SF
Sunday, October 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
2019 Civic Center Commons Block Party | SF

The popular 1st Sundays Block Party returns for the 2019 season. Enjoy free family-friendly games, street food, music, a craft market, DIY activities, and interactive art installation. 2019 Civic Center Commons Block Party 1st Sundays, July 7 to October 6, 2019 | 11 am to ...

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, October 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. 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

FoodieLand Fall Night Market | Final Day
Sunday, October 6 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Fall Night Market | Final Day

Immerse yourself in San Francisco Bay Area’s finest FoodieLand Night Market to eat, drink, shop and play. Featuring over 150 vendors, you’ll experience a variety of amazing foods and drinks, arts, crafts, games, and entertainment in one great location. FoodieLand Night Market is undoubtedly the ...

Monday, October 7

Live at Lagunitas: Caroline Rose | Petaluma
Monday, October 7 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Caroline Rose | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

Tuesday, October 8

Cinema Under The Stars “The Princess Bride” | Napa
Tuesday, October 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No outside food or beverage
| CIA at Copia
Cinema Under The Stars "The Princess Bride" | Napa

Warm summer nights and starry skies will set the scene every Tuesday evening at Copia presenting Cinema Under the Stars, a delightful combination of film, food, and fun in the garden. Bring a blanket and cozy up with friends or loved ones as you enjoy ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, October 9

5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF
5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special 5-Course Tasting Menu with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit tropical drinks on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Read the awesome review of this $39 tasting menu in the Chronicle. Francesca’s has ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, October 10

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, October 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie 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. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out ...Monthly

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, October 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hop Dogma Brewing Company
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula

Every month, Comedy Sharks standup night features some of the Bay Area’s best comedians. Come on out and enjoy some laughs with your neighbors, hosted by Phil Griffiths & Hop Dogma Brewing Company. The show starts at 7:30 pm; seating is limited, so be sure to ...Monthly

Friday, October 11

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, October 11 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crispy-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with ...Every Friday

“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio
Friday, October 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
| El Rio
"Millennials Ruin Everything": Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio

Millennials Ruin Everything is a monthly comedy showcase every 2nd Friday from 6-8 pm in the back room at El Rio. Each month, co-hosts Irene Tu and Dominique Gelin explore a new theme with guest comedians about why millennials suck/rock. Part comedy showcase, part interviews, ...Monthly

2nd Fridays Clockwork Comedy Show | Milk Bar
Friday, October 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
2nd Fridays Clockwork Comedy Show | Milk Bar

Join every second Friday of every month at Milk Bar for A Clockwork Comedy Show. Enjoy your favorite comics from all over the Bay Area for an evening of fun, laughs, and alcohol. Comics that perform with Clockwork have appeared at Cobb’s, Punchline, SF Sketchfest, ...Monthly

Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works
Friday, October 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
| Ocean View Brew Works
Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works

Join every 2nd and 4th Friday at Albany’s favorite locally owned microbrewery for Laughs on Tap. A free stand up comedy show featuring the best comedians in the Bay Area and beyond. Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night Every 2nd & 4th Friday | 7:30 ...Monthly

Free Movies in the Park: Coraline | Mill Valley
Friday, October 11 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please bring your blankets, low beach chairs, flashlights and picnics.
| Old Mill Park
Free Movies in the Park: Coraline | Mill Valley

Each summer the Mill Valley Recreation Department hosts free monthly Movies in the Park. In 2019, both Mill Valley Community Center and Old Mill Park are excited to host movies held on the second Friday night in July, August, September, and October and are family ...

Saturday, October 12

2019 Bay Area Diwali Festival: Indian Food, Bollywood Dance & Music | Cupertino
Saturday, October 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission and parking are free.
| Memorial Park (Cupertino)
2019 Bay Area Diwali Festival: Indian Food, Bollywood Dance & Music | Cupertino
Come to enjoy the festive atmosphere of sari festooned trees, spectacular lanterns, and a cultural kaleidoscope of activities and performances. Beginning at 11 am with the popular Kids Zone art show and grand opening ceremony at 12:30 pm. The festival appeals to all the senses; delicious ...