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Friday, October 18

Free Author Talk: Ed Hardy’s “Deeper Than Skin” | Green Apple Books
Friday, October 18 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
Free Author Talk: Ed Hardy's "Deeper Than Skin" | Green Apple Books
Legendary American tattoo artist Ed Hardy discusses his groundbreaking tattoos, flash, drawings, and artworks with Jeff Gunderson, contributor to Ed Hardy: Deeper than Skin:Art of the New Tattoo. About Ed Hardy: Deeper than Skin Ed Hardy’s (b. 1945) unique vision spans decades, creating an indelible mark on ...
Win Tix: SOLD OUT: Lively Lo-Fi Punk & Surf-Rock “The Regrettes” | August Hall
Friday, October 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | August Hall
The Regrettes, a four-piece retro/punk outfit comprised of frontwoman Lydia Night, guitarist Genessa Gariano, bass player Sage Nicole and drummer Maxx Marando. > Get Tickets – $20 Perfectly imperfect – that’s one way to describe the LA-based punk act. Sweet harmonies intertwined with strong punk riffs for ...

Win Tix: VIP Package “Terror Vault” 1874 Haunted House | San Francisco Mint
Friday, October 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for $15 off tickets - limited to 50 uses per night
| San Francisco Mint
Part theatre, part haunted maze, and part escape room, Terror Vault is back for 2019 and all-new – a fully-immersive Halloween haunted attraction from the insane mind of Peaches Christ. Filled with top performers and screamers, this epic haunt invites to you to explore the dark ...
San Jose Bike Party
Friday, October 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...Monthly

San Francisco October Comedy Festival | Oct. 18-19
Friday, October 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required, otherwise $10 at the door
| Neck of The Woods
San Francisco October Comedy Festival | Oct. 18-19

HellaFunny and Funcheap are taking over the Neck of the Woods and turning it into a secret pop-up comedy club for one weekend. Come enjoy some big laughs with some of SF’s best comedians. Comedians from this show have been seen on NBC, ABC, Viceland, ...

Win Tix: Laurie Kilmartin: Live Album Recording | The Punch Line
Friday, October 18 – 9:45 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line
Laurie Kilmartin was raised in Walnut Creek and is a staff writer for Conan. She has performed standup on Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central and Showtime. Her Seeso special, “45 Jokes About My Dead Dad” made Vulture’s list of Top Ten Comedy Specials of ...
HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF
Friday, October 18 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after
| Bar Fluxus
HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF

Come to an amazing downtown art bar, Bar Fluxus to enjoy some classic RnB tunes with DJ BeatsMe. Hear some classic throwbacks from Ginuwine, TLC, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Prince, Usher, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Frank Ocean, Brandy, Missy and Aaliyah and more. HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, ...

Saturday, October 19

Yarn Bombing a Pumpkin Patch Forest | Salesforce Park
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Yarn Bombing a Pumpkin Patch Forest | Salesforce Park
San Francisco resident Kristen McDonnell of YouTube channel “Studio Knit” will present her hand-knit public art installation commissioned by Salesforce Park, the public park atop Salesforce Transit Center. On display from October 19 through 31, 2019, the whimsically yarn-bombed trees will surround the Art Cart in ...
31st Annual San Francisco “Old Car Picnic” | Golden Gate Park
31st Annual San Francisco "Old Car Picnic" | Golden Gate Park
Celebrate 31 years of the San Francisco Old Car Picnic (formerly Jimmy’s Old Car Picnic) showing off cars from 1994 or older at Hellman Hollow (Speedway Meadow) in Golden Gate Park. 2019 San Francisco Old Car Picnic Saturday, October 19, 2019 | 7 am to 4 pm Hellman Hollow (formerly Speedway Meadow), 50 Overlook Dr, ...
2019 Fall Harvest Festival: Cooking Demo, Pop-up Sukkot & Seasonal Craft | SF
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
2019 Fall Harvest Festival: Cooking Demo, Pop-up Sukkot & Seasonal Craft | SF
Join the JCCSF on the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market’s back plaza to celebrate Sukkot, a fall harvest festival. Enjoy the harvest bounty with seasonal crafts, cooking demos and other fun all-ages activities. You won’t want to miss this one-of-a-kind event that includes a special opportunity to ...
2019 Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival & Great Pumpkin Parade | Saturday
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Half Moon Bay
2019 Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival & Great Pumpkin Parade | Saturday

See a display of gigantic heavyweight champion pumpkins, four stages of entertainment, and the Great Pumpkin Parade at the annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival. 2019 Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival October 19–20, 2019 | 9 am to 5 pm Historic Main ...

SF Bicycle Coalition & ThinkFirst’s Helmet Giveaway | SF
Saturday, October 19 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Arguello Extension
SF Bicycle Coalition & ThinkFirst's Helmet Giveaway | SF
The SF Bicycle Coalition and ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation are teaming up for a helmet giveaway and fitting. We will have helmets of all sizes, so children and adults are welcome. The helmets will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis, but please RSVP ...
Free de Young Museum Day: All Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday
Free de Young Museum Day: All Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, ...Every Saturday

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Dogpatch & Excelsior
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Dogpatch & Excelsior

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day: Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday
Free Legion of Honor Museum Day: Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday

, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire ...Every Saturday

2019 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free for all ages. Food, beer, and wine prices vary.
| Historic Downtown Campbell
2019 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell

Join the two-day Bavarian-themed of the 25th Annual Oktoberfest, with events showcasing authentic, mouthwatering German foods including Bratwurst and other sausages, sauerkraut, pretzels and German potato salad, a variety of beers and ales, over 100 fine artisans from all over the country, and an impressive ...

Corgi Con Fall 2019: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty | Ocean Beach
Saturday, October 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Facebook
| Ocean Beach (Below Cliff House)
Corgi Con Fall 2019: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty | Ocean Beach
The NorCal Corgi Con is a wonderfully bizarre beach day bash for dogs (and their pawrents) that brings together hundreds of enthusiastic Corgis, their owners and wannabes too on Ocean Beach in San FranCorgsco, between Stairwell 2 and 5 near the Cliff House, from 10 am to 2 ...
Step-by-Step Composting Lecture | Burlingame
Saturday, October 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Burlingame Library
Step-by-Step Composting Lecture | Burlingame
Learn how to make your very own compost step by step! The backbone of every healthy garden, compost improves all soil types and can be a difference between success and failure with many plants! In this class, we will teach you how to make compost either ...
SF Chamber Orchestra “With Strings Attached” Children’s Concert | SF
Saturday, October 19 – 10:15 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but seating is first come, first served
| San Francisco Main Public Library
SF Chamber Orchestra "With Strings Attached" Children's Concert | SF
The violins, violas, cellos and double bass form the most important section of our orchestra.  Learn about vibrating strings, horsehair bows, what pizzicato means, and why cellos don’t have chin rests!  Plus lots of beautiful music from our amazing professional players. Concerts: Saturday, October 19, 2019: San ...
SF Open Studios 2019 | Richmond, Sunset, Cole Valley, West Portal, Excelsior & Balboa Park
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2019 | Richmond, Sunset, Cole Valley, West Portal, Excelsior & Balboa Park

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 ...

2019 Potrero Hill Festival & Street Fair: 100+ Vendors & Live Music | SF
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Potrero Hill Neighborhood House
2019 Potrero Hill Festival & Street Fair: 100+ Vendors & Live Music | SF
The 30th Annual Potrero Hill Festival takes place on Saturday, at the 20th Street between Wisconsin and Missouri Streets. 2019 Potrero Hill Festival Saturday, October 19, 2019 | 11 am to 4 pm 20th Street btwn. Missouri & Wisconsin St, Potrero Hill, San Francisco FREE Come celebrate the Potrero community and ...
2019 San Francisco Trolley Dances | Oct. 19-20
Saturday, October 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required. RSVP Required
| International Art Museum of America
2019 San Francisco Trolley Dances | Oct. 19-20

Each year, Epiphany Productions transforms the city’s streets into stages through San Francisco Trolley Dances, a series of free contemporary dance performances along a Muni line. RSVP for your Tour – 2019 Event: Dance performance and more along the historic J-Church trolley route. San Francisco ...

2019 Día de los Muertos Festival: Lowrider Altars, Mariachi & Lucha Libre | San José
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 General Admission; children 12 and under are free
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2019 Día de los Muertos Festival: Lowrider Altars, Mariachi & Lucha Libre | San José
Come enjoy this year’s special 10th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival filled with live music, food, local artists, lowrider altars, over 100 vendors, and even Lucha Libre wrestling. Día San José is steeped in tradition and culture. The festival features an amazing display of San José’s long history with ...
10% Off: Fisherman’s Wharf’s 2019 Clam Chowder Festival | SF
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: 10% Off*
*Exclusive code FUNCHEAP for 10% off any ticket
| Fisherman's Wharf
10% Off: Fisherman's Wharf's 2019 Clam Chowder Festival | SF

Get ready for Wharf Fest, San Francisco’s beloved waterfront festival with an open-air concert and the Chowder Competition, where you get to taste SF’s best chowders and help crown the winner. This year’s Chowder Competition participants are: Alioto’s, Blue Mermaid Restaurant & Bar, Cioppino’s, Fisherman’s ...

Alemany Farm 15th Annual Harvest Festival | SF
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Alemany Farm
Alemany Farm 15th Annual Harvest Festival | SF
This community gathering has become a favorite fall tradition to enjoy the warm October sun before heading into the shorter, cooler winter days. Bring a friend, make new friends, catch up with old friends, and have some fun at the farm on Saturday, October 19, 2019, ...
Free Tix: “San Francisco Tea Festival” at Palace of Fine Arts | Oct. 19-20
Free Tix: "San Francisco Tea Festival" at Palace of Fine Arts | Oct. 19-20

If you love tea, there’s probably no better event all year to attend. Explore and taste hundreds of teas from over 40 different tea makers. Vendors include established brands and local artisans. The two-day festival takes place October 19-20. Want Free Tickets to the San ...

25th Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration | Oakland Museum of California
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: $13*
*Free for OMCA members. Pre Sale: $13 adult admission / $8 seniors / $9 youth
| Oakland Museum of California
25th Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration | Oakland Museum of California

Join as OMCA comes alive for the 25th annual community celebration honoring Days of the Dead traditions. Craft activities, tasty food, dance groups, live music, colorful ofrendas, and ceremonia bring the community together for this healing tradition. Celebrate this special two-day Días de los Muertos ...

2019 Diwali “Festival of Lights” & Indian Food Festival | Newark
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: $5*
*$5 online
| Newpark Mall
2019 Diwali "Festival of Lights" & Indian Food Festival | Newark
In keeping with annual tradition, Federation of Indo-Americans (FIA), Festival of Globe (FOG), and Fremont Hindu Temple are celebrating FOG Diwali and Fireworks – Festival of Lights this year on a grand scale. FOG Diwali “Festival of Lights” Saturday, October 19, 2019 | 11 am to 9 ...
“Outpost” San Francisco City Market 2019 | The Midway
Saturday, October 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| The Midway
"Outpost" San Francisco City Market 2019 | The Midway
Come join us on October 19, 2019 for a day of exploration at SF’s premier culture fest. We’ll collectively explore the theme of “Creating a Cooler Future”. Immerse yourself in creativity, surrounded by leaders and tastemakers from cool brands, media, and lifestyle spaces. Wander the ...
“Svenatra in the Park” Masterful Majestic Orchestra | SF
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
"Svenatra in the Park" Masterful Majestic Orchestra | SF
San Francisco native and musician Sven Soderlund has moved away from performing heavy metal to the smooth sounds of Sinatra. Come to enjoy Sven and his big band ‘wow’ you at his October 19th “Svenatra in the Park” concert. Joining Sven is local chanteuse Marleen ...