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Friday, November 2

2018 Dia de los Muertos Festival of Altars | SF
Friday, November 2 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Garfield Square
2018 Dia de los Muertos Festival of Altars | SF

Honor those who have passed on by creating an altar or taking part in a walking procession at San Francisco’s annual Dia de los Muertos event with a Festival of Altars at 4 pm and the Procession at 7 pm. 2018 Dia de los Muertos Procession & Festival of Altars ...

2018 Día de los Muertos: Community Altars & Ceramic Sugar Skull Painting | Berkeley
Friday, November 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley
2018 Día de los Muertos: Community Altars & Ceramic Sugar Skull Painting | Berkeley
Fall is a time of year when the veil between the living and dead is thought to be at its most diaphanous, take part in the eighth year of the Dìa de Los Muertos Celebration in Downtown Berkeley. 2018 Dia de los Muertos Friday, November 2, 2018 ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, November 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Block Party

Monthly Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown Northgate) springs to life with galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local ...

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, November 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

Monthly On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, November 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen
"Batch Made Market" Artisan Food | SF

Monthly 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 ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, November 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Monthly Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Oakland Art Murmur presents a free monthly evening art walk, known as the ‘Art Murmur’, when visual arts venues are collectively open to ...

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, November 2 – 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
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Monthly 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 ...

2018 Dia de los Muertos Procession | SF
Friday, November 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 22nd & Bryant
2018 Dia de los Muertos Procession | SF

Honor those who have passed on by creating an altar or taking part in a walking procession at San Francisco’s annual Dia de los Muertos event with a Festival of Altars at 4 pm and the Procession at 7 pm. 2018 Dia de los Muertos Procession & Festival of Altars ...

2018 Proxy Fall Film Festival: “Sorry To Bother You” | Final Day
Friday, November 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy
2018 Proxy Fall Film Festival: "Sorry To Bother You" | Final Day
“Sorry To Bother You” In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfield) discovers a magical key to professional success, which propels him into a macabre universe of “powercalling” that leads to material glory. But the upswing in Cassius’ career raises serious ...
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, November 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

Monthly San Francisco Bike Party  (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held on ...

Saturday, November 3

2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Saturday
Saturday, November 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday the 4th, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Saturday

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 ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Monthly Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

2018 Leap Sandcastle Classic | Ocean Beach
Saturday, November 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Balboa)
2018 Leap Sandcastle Classic | Ocean Beach
Northern California’s largest sandcastle building event, the 36th annual Leap Sandcastle Contest is a spirited competition between teams of architects, engineers, contractors, designers and local elementary school students at Ocean Beach (just below the Cliff House). There’s also a community castle for everyone to join in to build. Please ...
2018 “Discovery Day” Free Science Festival Extravaganza | AT&T Park
Saturday, November 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | AT&T Park
2018 "Discovery Day" Free Science Festival Extravaganza | AT&T Park
AT&T Park will be transformed into a science wonderland for the 8th annual concluding event of the Bay Area Science Festival for a free science extravaganza. Last year, more than 30,000 people enjoyed a non-stop program chock-full of interactive exhibits, experiments, games, and shows, all meant to entertain and ...
SF Open Studios 2018 | Fort Mason, Presidio, Richmond, Sunset, West Portal, Ocean View
Saturday, November 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2018 | Fort Mason,  Presidio, Richmond, Sunset, West Portal, Ocean View

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 ...

Special Bunny Adoption Show | Sunnyvale
Saturday, November 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Rabbit Haven
Special Bunny Adoption Show | Sunnyvale

Monthly Sweet, amazing rabbits to adopt or foster at For Other Living Things in Sunnyvale 1261 South Mary Street. The Rabbit Haven brings 30-40 rabbit to each event and helps potential adopters find just the perfect rabbit. The next show is July 7th – this show ...

First Caturday at Lake Merritt: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | Oakland
Saturday, November 3 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lakeside Park
First Caturday at Lake Merritt: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | Oakland

Monthly Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, November 3 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF

Monthly Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, November 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Monthly Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...

Sunday, November 4

23rd Annual Dia De Los Muertos Fest: Altars, Dance & Traditional Artisans | Oakland
Sunday, November 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fruitvale Transit Village
23rd Annual Dia De Los Muertos Fest: Altars, Dance & Traditional Artisans | Oakland
Come to Oakland’s colorful Fruitvale neighborhood for the 23rd annual Dia De Los Muertos Festival at the Fruitvale Transit Village. 2018 Fruitvale Dia De Los Muertos Festival Sunday, November 4, 2018 | 10 am to 5 pm Fruitvale Transit Village, E. 12th St. at 33rd Ave. Oakland FREE Now in its 23rd year, ...
$1 Book Day: The 2018 Big Book Sale | Fort Mason
Sunday, November 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
$1 Book Day: The 2018 Big Book Sale | Fort Mason

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 ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Monthly Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, November 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California

Monthly The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, November 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

Monthly The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Target Free Sundays Typically the first Sunday of the month Asian ...

SF Open Studios 2018 | Fort Mason, Presidio, Richmond, Sunset, West Portal, Ocean View
Sunday, November 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2018 | Fort Mason,  Presidio, Richmond, Sunset, West Portal, Ocean View

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 ...

Monday, November 5

SF’s Beatles Karaoke Night | Every First Monday
Monday, November 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
SF's Beatles Karaoke Night | Every First Monday

Monthly Do you think your bird can sing? If so, Joshua Raoul Brody (Tango Number 9) will give you and the Fab Four a piano-bar treatment at the Beatles-only karaoke night at The Royale, a neighborhood bar in the Tenderloin. Beatles Karaoke Night Every First Monday ...

Tuesday, November 6

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, November 6 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum
de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Monthly Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum that showcases the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. Free Admission Day: de ...

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, November 6 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor
Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Monthly The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is $15 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission is free (special ...

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park
Tuesday, November 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park

Monthly Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more than 50 different countries. Opened ...

Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, November 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Contemporary Jewish Museum
Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Monthly   The Contemporary Jewish Museum engages audiences of all  backgrounds through dynamic exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. And the architecture of the Museum itself is a work of art. Embracing a range of artistic disciplines and ...