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Thursday, October 22

“Bee Colorful” with Bay Area Science Festival
Thursday, October 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE - RSVP now to reserve your spot!
"Bee Colorful" with Bay Area Science Festival
About 20,000 different types (species) of bees exist in the world – 1,600 in California. There are bumblebees, leaf-cutting bees, carpenter bees, sweat bees, digger bees, cuckoo bees and many more. Some live together in a nest or hive, but most are solitary, living by ...
“The Science of Sundaes” Online Ice Cream Party
Thursday, October 22 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE
"The Science of Sundaes" Online Ice Cream Party
Ever wondered what a day in the life of an ice cream scientist is like? Join Black Girls CODE and food scientist Dr. Maya Warren for a #BGCIceCreamParty! Dr. Maya will lead a sweet scientific lesson on how to make your very own ice cream ...

Friday, October 23

2020 Bay Area Science Festival: 125+ Free Events (Oct. 21-25)
Friday, October 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration required
2020 Bay Area Science Festival: 125+ Free Events (Oct. 21-25)

The 10th annual Bay Area Science Festival, northern California’s largest free educational event, is going virtual in 2020 with more than 125 all-ages experiences October 21- 25. Let’s discover science together – virtually! Join us for 5 days of fun and amazing science, technology and ...

CRISPR, Sickle Cell Disease, & Society: A VR Explainer & Ethics Discussion
CRISPR, Sickle Cell Disease, & Society: A VR Explainer & Ethics Discussion
Want to learn more about the recent Nobel Prize in Chemistry? Curious about the potential of CRISPR technology and how it will impact society? Join this free event part of the Bay Area Science Festival. This two-part event begins with a narrated virtual reality “tour” of ...

Saturday, October 24

“Play Streets” Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle
Saturday, October 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | CounterPULSE
"Play Streets" Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle

Enjoy a safe and open space to play, stretch the legs, and have some fun at Play Streets this Saturday! “Play Streets” Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle , from 10-4 pm 200 block of Turk (between Jones/ Leavenworth) Masks and social distancing requirements ...Every Saturday

Hauntingly Virtual Halloween Costume Contest
Saturday, October 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hillsdale Shopping Center
Hauntingly Virtual Halloween Costume Contest
Hillsdale Shopping Center is taking Halloween festivities virtual this year with a hauntingly Happy Hallo-week In-Home Costume Contest. Celebrate the spooky season with us by taking a photo or video dressed up in the cutest, the most chilling or craziest costume you can muster and ...
The “Hello Kitty Truck” is Back in San Francisco
The "Hello Kitty Truck" is Back in San Francisco

The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is continuing its 2020 West Coast tour and rolling back into the Bay Area with four stops from 10/3 to 11/7. San Jose: Saturday, October 3 – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Westfield Valley Fair in the new exterior Plaza Walnut Creek: Saturday, October ...

“Extract Your Own DNA” w/ Bay Area Science Festival
Saturday, October 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE - RSVP now to reserve your spot!
"Extract Your Own DNA" w/ Bay Area Science Festival
Learn about the process of extracting DNA from cells, how scientists use DNA, and test out your skills to look at your own DNA! An instructor will guide participants through the process of extracting DNA from their cheek cells using common household items. If you would ...
“San Francisco Int’l Arts Festival” Live Open Air Shows (Oct. 24-25)
Saturday, October 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Tickets range from $10 to $35
| SFIAF - The Flood Building
"San Francisco Int'l Arts Festival" Live Open Air Shows (Oct. 24-25)

The San Francisco International Arts Festival invites performing arts lovers to put on their masks, pull up a chair……and bring a picnic to enjoy small (but distanced), informal, in-person, live performances at Upper Fort Mason.Twenty local ensembles and artists will present their work live and ...

“38th Annual Sandcastle Classic” Virtual Fundraiser
Saturday, October 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations welcome
| Zoom Virtual
"38th Annual Sandcastle Classic" Virtual Fundraiser
Join us for an afternoon of free activities and performances in celebration of this year’s Leap Sandcastle Classic. This is a free event open to the public. RSVP. Donations are welcome. • Featuring a performance by a special youth guest • Interactive arts activities led by Leap ...
Halloween Pop Up Market
Saturday, October 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hartz Ave (Danville)
Halloween Pop Up Market
Please note that the web source for this event was not provided. Local Vendors, Live Music, Games w/ Prizes & Lots of spooky Fun.
San Mateo’s Saturday Night Drive-In Movie Nights
San Mateo's Saturday Night Drive-In Movie Nights

Now through the end of October – Par 3 at Poplar Creek offers Saturday Drive In & Dine Out Movie Nights – a nostalgic, fun and safe way to enjoy time with family and friends. Premiering in the beautiful outdoor setting at Poplar Creek in ...Every Saturday

Sunday, October 25

2020 Bay Area Science Festival (Final Day)
Sunday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration required
2020 Bay Area Science Festival (Final Day)

The 10th annual Bay Area Science Festival, northern California’s largest free educational event, is going virtual in 2020 with more than 125 all-ages experiences October 21- 25. Let’s discover science together – virtually! Join us for 5 days of fun and amazing science, technology and ...

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Sunday, October 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)
Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile

Come eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile, a festive open-air, year-round weekly market featuring local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, merchants, makers, artists and organizations on a closed-to-traffic 37th Avenue between Ortega and Pacheco. Outer Sunset ...Every Sunday

“Little Folkies” Family Band Halloween Hour Virtual Concert
Sunday, October 25 – 10:30 am | Cost: $25*
*$25 for the entire family. Costumes encouraged!
"Little Folkies" Family Band Halloween Hour Virtual Concert
Join us Sunday, October 25th at 10:30 AM (PDT) for our annual Family Band Halloween Show (this year online!) Irena Eide and special guest Dirk Powell (Joan Baez, Eric Clapton, Jack White, and more) will be playing all your favorite Little Folkies Fall Collection songs ...
“San Francisco Int’l Arts Festival” Live Open Air Shows (Oct. 24-25)
Sunday, October 25 – 12:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*Tickets range from $10 to $35
| SFIAF - The Flood Building
"San Francisco Int'l Arts Festival" Live Open Air Shows (Oct. 24-25)

The San Francisco International Arts Festival invites performing arts lovers to put on their masks, pull up a chair……and bring a picnic to enjoy small (but distanced), informal, in-person, live performances at Upper Fort Mason.Twenty local ensembles and artists will present their work live and ...

The Science Behind Hand-Pulled Noodles w/ Bay Area Science Festival
Sunday, October 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE - RSVP now to reserve your spot!
The Science Behind Hand-Pulled Noodles w/ Bay Area Science Festival
In this demo-based science lesson, we use common kitchen items such as flour, oil, water and salt to demonstrate interesting phenomena. We will make dough with various additives (oil, water, salt) and compare their mechanical properties. Depending on the additives, the properties of the dough ...

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. ...

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. ...

“Play Streets” Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle
Saturday, October 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | CounterPULSE
"Play Streets" Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle

Enjoy a safe and open space to play, stretch the legs, and have some fun at Play Streets this Saturday! “Play Streets” Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle , from 10-4 pm 200 block of Turk (between Jones/ Leavenworth) Masks and social distancing requirements ...Every Saturday

Celebrate ALOE-ween at the Ruth Bancroft Garden
Celebrate ALOE-ween at the Ruth Bancroft Garden
Dress up and come celebrate ALOE-ween at the Garden. It’s sure to be a skele-fun day for all! ALOE-ween activities run from 10am until 4pm. – Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt* – find all the hidden pumpkins in the Garden and win a prize. – Food Drive supporting the Food ...
Virtual Spookyville Halloween Event
Virtual Spookyville Halloween Event
Celebrate Halloween from home! Get dressed up with your family and join us. Our virtual Spookyville event is free and will keep our community safe and healthy. Even though we’ve gone virtual, families still get to enjoy time together this Halloween season. Children and families can ...
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 ...
6th Annual Chinatown Halloween Neighborhood Festival
Saturday, October 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Waverly Place and Grant Avenue (between Sacramento & Clay Street)
6th Annual Chinatown Halloween Neighborhood Festival
The Community Youth Center of San Francisco would like to invite you to join our 6th Annual Chinatown Halloween Neighborhood Festival on Saturday, October 31st from 11am to 3pm. There will be two locations this year – Waverly Place and Grant (between Sacramento and Clay) This ...
East Bay SPCA’s Meow & Howl-O-Ween Drive-Thru
Saturday, October 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP not required
| East Bay SPCA - Dublin
East Bay SPCA's Meow & Howl-O-Ween Drive-Thru
Join us for un-boo-lievable fun for the whole family (furry friends included!) this Howl-O-Ween! Costumed kids (and pups!) can drive by for a fun pupstop and say Howl-O to East Bay SPCA shelter dogs. Candy and non-food treats will be available for kids. Fun East ...
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 ...
Par 3 Halloween Drive-In & Dine-Out & Costume Parade
Par 3 Halloween Drive-In & Dine-Out & Costume Parade
Par 3 at Poplar Creek is hosting a safe and fun Halloween event in the great outdoors! With Dinner & Parade or the Drive-In, Dine-Out & Parade experience – there are two great ways to celebrate. The festivities start at 5:00PM with a kids costume ...
San Mateo’s Saturday Night Drive-In Movie Nights
San Mateo's Saturday Night Drive-In Movie Nights

Now through the end of October – Par 3 at Poplar Creek offers Saturday Drive In & Dine Out Movie Nights – a nostalgic, fun and safe way to enjoy time with family and friends. Premiering in the beautiful outdoor setting at Poplar Creek in ...Every Saturday

Sunday, November 1

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Sunday, November 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)
Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile

Come eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile, a festive open-air, year-round weekly market featuring local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, merchants, makers, artists and organizations on a closed-to-traffic 37th Avenue between Ortega and Pacheco. Outer Sunset ...Every Sunday