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Tuesday, October 22

Learn to Play Chess Like a Boss: Tips & Tactics | SF
Tuesday, October 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mechanics' Institute
Learn to Play Chess Like a Boss: Tips & Tactics | SF
The path to a perfect checkmate is possible with the advice and techniques of a Grand Master player in this informative and accessible chess book. You already know just how enjoyable–and challenging–the game of chess can be. For those who play, chess leads to a lifetime ...
Stark Trek Trivia Night: Trekkie Tuesday at McTeague’s | SF
Tuesday, October 22 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| McTeague's Saloon
Stark Trek Trivia Night: Trekkie Tuesday at McTeague’s | SF
Come join us for our monthly Trekkie Tuesday. We’ll have a trivia game, movies and themed craft cocktails from our celebrity bartender to enjoy. Uniforms are highly encouraged and all Starfleet Personnel will receive $1 off drinks and tons of street cred. See you there.

Wednesday, October 23

“Game of Thrones” Trivia at Emporium | SF
Wednesday, October 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Emporium SF
"Game of Thrones" Trivia at Emporium | SF
Do you know your Starks from your Lannisters? Your Red Weddings from your Black Weddings? Enjoy Game of Thrones Trivia at Emporium SF. 21+ | FREE | Signups start at 7pm, Trivia from 8-10pm.

Thursday, October 24

Win Tix: VIP Package “Apocalypse” Zombie Escape Room | San Francisco Mint
Thursday, October 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Use promo code FUNAPOCALYPSE for $5 off tickets - limited to 50 uses per night
| San Francisco Mint
Work in teams to help save humanity. Navigate the labyrinth of zombie-infested rooms, solve puzzles to find the hidden vaccine, escape, and survive. Filled with top performers and screamers, this fun escape room-type survival game invites to you to explore the dark history of the historic ...
Spooktacular: Trick or Trivia Night at the Pork Store | SF
Thursday, October 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Pork Store Cafe (16th St.)
Spooktacular: Trick or Trivia Night at the Pork Store | SF
Come join us at the Pork Store on Valencia for a night of Spooky trivia. Trivia will cover all things spooky, horror and Halloween Trivia will cover all things spooky, horror and Halloween and will be hosted by Tara Rose and Bethany Meuleners. The 1st ...
Martin-themed Trivia & Chill | Oakland
Thursday, October 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland’s Very Own Tavern & Eatery
Martin-themed Trivia & Chill | Oakland
A much needed trivia night centered around themes and random facts celebrating black culture. Tired of going to trivia nights where you don’t know anything because you didn’t grow up watching Friends, Frazier, or grow up listening to Fleetwood Mac? Well fret no more! Trivia and ...

Friday, October 25

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 | ...
Civic Park’s First Ever Halloween Trunk or Treat | Walnut Creek
Friday, October 25 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Park Community Center (Walnut Creek)
Civic Park's First Ever Halloween Trunk or Treat | Walnut Creek
Calling all ghouls, vampires and princesses – Walnut Creek Recreation is hosting their first ever Trunk or Treat event in downtown Civic Park. Bring your little ones to walk through “candy lane” where decorative trunks are filled with Halloween spirit and sweet/non-sweet treats are given ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Win Tix: “Mayhem Mansion” Haunted Tours of 1886 Victorian | SF
Friday, October 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular price: $23 adv for adults - Use code FUNCHEAP for $2 off tickets
| Haas-Lilienthal House
San Francisco’s historic 1886 Haas-Lilienthal House will be transformed into Mayhem Mansion, a haunted house style attraction. Set in a spooktacular Queen Anne style Victorian-era house museum, ghoulish guides walk you through dimly lit parlors and passages on a “twisted tour of terror” replete with frightful encounters in ...
Win Tix: “Fear Overload” Scream Park Haunted House | East Bay Welcome to one of the most outrageous haunted house events in the Bay Area. As seen on CBS, ABC, Fox, and Forbes, Fear Overload Scream Park offers two “absolutely sickening” haunted houses. Funcheap Hookup: Use secret code FUNCHEAP10 at checkout for 10% off tickets. Fear Overload Scream Park Open ...
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, October 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...Monthly

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 ...

Saturday, October 26

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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Balbooa Fright Fest 2019: Halloween Block Party | SF
Saturday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Balboa Village Merchants Association
Balbooa Fright Fest 2019: Halloween Block Party | SF
It’s the time of the year folks. Now in its 5th year, Balbooa Fright Fest is coming back again. Spend the weekend before Halloween getting in the spirit of the spooky season. Join friends, family and neighbors for an exciting day of SPOOKtacular festivities in the ...
2019 East Bay Science Discovery Day | Hayward
Saturday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cal State East Bay
2019 East Bay Science Discovery Day | Hayward
Come enjoy a showcase of science, technology, and engineering led by businesses, museums, and universities from the East Bay and beyond on October 26, 2019 from 11 am to 4 pm. With hands-on, interactive science booths and live science demos, you can explore STEM fields, engage ...
14th Annual Pumpkin Festival w/ Free Pumpkins | Mountain View
Saturday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Cemetery
14th Annual Pumpkin Festival w/ Free Pumpkins | Mountain View
Celebrate Halloween at the fun-filled pumpkin patch meadow, with free pumpkins, activities, and treats for the kids. This long-standing Halloween tradition continues this year and immediately follows the annual Halloween parade, which is part of a daylong celebration that includes trick-or-treating at participating stores on the ...
2019 Spooktacular Halloween Carnival Party | SF
Saturday, October 26 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP, appropriate for children ages 2.5-10.
| Stonestown YMCA
2019 Spooktacular Halloween Carnival Party | SF
Join for a spooky good time at the Halloween Party fun on Saturday, October 26th at 1:30 pm. Enjoy full of family-friendly activities. This event is free and open to the community, appropriate for children ages 2.5-10.
2019 Trunk or Treat Halloween Fest: Pumpkin Painting, Hay Rides & Games | Oakland
Saturday, October 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sequoyah Community Church
2019 Trunk or Treat Halloween Fest: Pumpkin Painting, Hay Rides & Games | Oakland
Come celebrate this fall season with the entire family at our free event. The annual Trunk or Treat kicks off on Saturday, October 26th, 2 pm. Enjoy a completely free night of candy, decorated trunks, carnival games, petting zoo, free food, costume contests, hay bale rides, ...
Ocean Avenue 3rd Annual Halloween Fair | SF
Saturday, October 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free. Donations are accepted.
| Ocean & Faxon Avenues
Ocean Avenue 3rd Annual Halloween Fair | SF
Come and join for an afternoon of family-friendly fun and games at the third annual Ocean Avenue Halloween Fair. There will have games and prizes, a DJ spinning wicked tunes, a costume contest, and a photo booth to snap a wicked selfie of your ghoulish ...
Movies in Creek Park: Beetlejuice | San Anselmo
Saturday, October 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Anselmo Creek Park
Movies in Creek Park: Beetlejuice | San Anselmo

Come to San Anselmo for Movies in Creek Park run every Saturday Night from June 1 until October 26, 2019. Seating begins around 7 pm, with pre-movie slide show, announcements, movie-themed trivia competition at 7:45 pm, nightly raffle at 8 pm, with movies starting by ...