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Friday, October 26

’80s Movie Night: Popcorn & BYOB | Hayes Valley
Friday, October 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Peak Design Flagship Store
'80s Movie Night: Popcorn & BYOB | Hayes Valley

Monthly Peak Design has a gigantic 4K cinema screen in their store, and they’ll be damned if they don’t use it to its full extent. On the last Friday of the month, that means one thing: 80s flicks. Here’s the scoop: ’80s Movie Night: Popcorn & ...

2018 Proxy Fall Film Festival “Dark Light: Sundance Short Film” | Hayes Valley
Friday, October 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy
2018 Proxy Fall Film Festival "Dark Light: Sundance Short Film" | 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 ...

Free Swing Dance Class on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Friday, October 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Swing Dance Class on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4-acre park on top of the new Transit Center, opens on August 11, 2018, with a grand opening block party. Free Swing Dance Class on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park Friday, Aug. 17 & Sept. 21 | 7 pm to 9 ...

Win Tix: Radical French Pop Star: Christine and the Queens | Fox Theater
Friday, October 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Fox Theater
Christine and the Queens is the electronic pop solo project of singer, songwriter, dancer and producer Héloïse Létissier. Born in Nantes, France, Letissier studied theatre before forming her solo musical group Christine and the Queens. > Get Tickets – $36 Letissier has been signed to the independent ...

Saturday, October 27

RSVPs Open for November: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, October 27 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks
RSVPs Open for November: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays

To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more than 40 redwood state parks on the second Saturday of each month in 2018. The passes cover ...

2018 East Bay Science Discovery Day | Concord
Saturday, October 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Cal State East Bay - Concord Campus
2018 East Bay Science Discovery Day | Concord
Come enjoy a showcase of science, technology, and engineering led by businesses, museums, and universities from Contra Costa County and beyond. With hands-on, interactive science booths and live science demos, you can explore STEM fields, engage your passions and discover new ones. The Contra Costa Discovery Day ...
2018 North Bay Science Discovery Day | Santa Rosa
Saturday, October 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sonoma County Fairgrounds
2018 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. Free hands-on science festival for kids of all ages. ...
TreasureFest “Halloween” | SF
Saturday, October 27 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest "Halloween" | SF

Monthly The TreasureFest (formerly Treasure Island Flea) is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 35+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and ...

2018 Día de Los Muertos at the Cemetery | San José
Saturday, October 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Calvary Catholic Cemetery
2018 Día de Los Muertos at the Cemetery | San José
The 2018 Día de Los Muertos celebration at Calvary Catholic Cemetery will take place from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Día de Los Muertos is one of Mexico’s traditional holidays reuniting and honoring beloved ancestors, family, and friends. It is an ...
SF Open Studios 2018 | Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Bernal Heights, Outer Mission
Saturday, October 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2018 | Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Bernal Heights, Outer Mission

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long, city-wide art event that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios over four weekends in October and November. Each weekend, art patrons, admirers, and collectors ...

Glow-In-The-Dark Black Light Art Show & Night Market | Alameda
Saturday, October 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Donations are appreciated.
| Studio 23
Glow-In-The-Dark Black Light Art Show & Night Market | Alameda

The Blacklight Art Show is an experience best suited to the time of year when the veils grow thin between worlds, other dimensions seep thru in deceptively cheery colors to blind you beyond science. Studio 23 is transformed from a mild-mannered mecca of artistry into ...

Sunday, October 28

October Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
October Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

SF’s Huge Halloween “TreasureFest” | Treasure Island
Sunday, October 28 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
SF's Huge Halloween "TreasureFest" | Treasure Island

Monthly The TreasureFest (formerly Treasure Island Flea) is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 35+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and ...

SF Open Studios 2018 | Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Bernal Heights, Outer Mission
Sunday, October 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2018 | Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Bernal Heights, Outer Mission

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long, city-wide art event that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios over four weekends in October and November. Each weekend, art patrons, admirers, and collectors ...

32nd Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition | Final Day
Sunday, October 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | 5700 Horton St
32nd Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition | Final Day

The 32nd Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition celebrtaes its month-long celebration of the arts on the gala opening day of the exhibition. There will be a gala public reception with the artists in attendance on Friday, October 5, from 6 pm to 9 pm, with live music ...

18th Annual “Halloween Hoopla” Festival & Costume Parade | Yerba Buena Gardens
Sunday, October 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
18th Annual “Halloween Hoopla” Festival & Costume Parade | Yerba Buena Gardens
The 18th annual Halloween Hoopla features interactive performances and games for kids under 10 and their adults happening on Sunday, October 28, 2018, and the return of the Yerba Buena Pumpkin Patch display. The program culminates in the eagerly awaited Halloween Costume Parade, where everyone is ...
Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, October 28 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room
Coin-Op's "Free Play" Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa

Monthly Coin-Op is an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a two-story bar and game room with 40+ pinball and video games, a secret speakeasy (hidden behind a “busted” video game). On the last Sunday of every ...

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, October 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Monthly Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...

Wednesday, October 31

2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Opening Day
Wednesday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday the 4th, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Opening Day

At the end of October, Friends will fill up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the 54th Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big sale will be open to the public from the 31st, Halloween, through November 4th. On the ...

Halloween Night: Glow-in-the-Dark Black Light Art Show | Alameda
Wednesday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Studio 23
Halloween Night: Glow-in-the-Dark Black Light Art Show | Alameda

The Blacklight Art Show is an experience best suited to the time of year when the veils grow thin between worlds, other dimensions seep thru in deceptively cheery colors to blind you beyond science. Studio 23 is transformed from a mild-mannered mecca of artistry into ...

Free Rooftop Haloween Silent Disco Dance Party | Salesforce Park
Wednesday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Haloween Silent Disco Dance Party | Salesforce Park

You’re invited to free silent dance parties on the rooftop of Salesforce Park powered by HUSHconcerts. No pre registration or ticket required. Salesforce Park Free Silent Disco Thursday at 7 pm | Aug. 16, 2018 Wednesday at 7 pm | Oct. 31, 2018 Salesforce Park (Main ...

Shaping SF Lecture: The Jazz of Modern Basketball | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, October 31 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 suggested donation
| Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: The Jazz of Modern Basketball | Mission Dist.

Shaping San Francisco is a series of free lectures, which aim to excavate the city’s lost history. It’s a place to meet and talk unmediated by corporations, official spokespeople, religion, political parties, or dogma. Shaping San Francisco Periodic Wednesdays | 7:30 pm Eric Quezada Center for ...

Thursday, November 1

2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Thursday
Thursday, November 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday the 4th, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Thursday

At the end of October, Friends will fill up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the 54th Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big sale will be open to the public from the 31st, Halloween, through November 4th. On the ...

Pay-Your-Age Birthday Bear | Build-A-Bear
Pay-Your-Age Birthday Bear | Build-A-Bear

Build-A-Bear is treating birthday boys and girls to a special treat. Bring in your little ones to a Build-A-Bear Workshop anytime during their birthday month for a special Count Your Candles ceremony and Birthday Treat Bear, and pay just their age. Build-A-Bear Kids’ Birthday Treat ...

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, November 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay

Monthly The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...

Free Organic Veggie Community Dinner | SF
Thursday, November 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Donations are welcome.
| St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
Free Organic Veggie Community Dinner | SF

Do you love fresh, organic, homemade food? Please come out and celebrate with other veggie lovers and enjoy some great food with amazing company. All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets, and prepared by students ...

Exploratorium After Dark: Vs. | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Vs. | Pier 15
Is thinking about the world in terms of dichotomies all good or all bad? Do direct comparisons help or hinder understanding? Investigate the relationship between this versus that via matter, microorganisms, ecology, and human behavior.
Free Rooftop Stargazing Party: Telescopes & Astronomy | UC Berkeley
Thursday, November 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Campbell Hall (UC Berkeley)
Free Rooftop Stargazing Party: Telescopes & Astronomy | UC Berkeley

Astro Night is UC Berkeley’s free stargazing and lecture event open to the public. Held typically on the first Thursday of the month (during select months, as weather permits), members of the public are invited to take part in guided stargazings using our fleet of telescopes, including ...

Friday, November 2

2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday
Friday, November 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday the 4th, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday

At the end of October, Friends will fill up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the 54th Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big sale will be open to the public from the 31st, Halloween, through November 4th. On the ...

Rotunda Dance Series: TURFinc | SF City Hall
Friday, November 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: TURFinc | SF City Hall

The “Rotunda Dance Series” is a set of free monthly dance performances in San Francisco City Hall’s extraordinary rotunda, Dancers’ Group and World Arts West have once again partnered to bring audiences lunchtime glimpses into movement and musical traditions from around the world. Set amidst the ...