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Saturday, October 19

Lit Crawl 2019: Epic 4-Hour Roaming Literature Festival | Mission District
Lit Crawl 2019: Epic 4-Hour Roaming Literature Festival | Mission District
The 2019 LitCrawl will span over three hours in the Mission District’s Valencia Street corridor, featuring dozens of literary readings and events, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, comedy and more, in bookstores, bars, galleries, restaurants, stores, cafés, community spaces, a bookmobile, a vibrator store, and a police ...
Balboa Park Movie Night: “BeetleJuice” | SF
Saturday, October 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted to continue to make these events possible.
| Balboa Park
Balboa Park Movie Night: "BeetleJuice" | SF
Come and join a free community showing of “Beetlejuice”. Bring the family for an outdoor movie night at Balboa Park. Balboa Park Movie Night: “Beetlejuice” Saturday, October 19, 2019 | movie begins at dusk Balboa Park, 2000 San Jose Ave, San Francisco FREE – Donations are accepted. Ride Muni or BART ...

Downtown SF’s Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday
Saturday, October 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP
| Bar Fluxus
Downtown SF's Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday

It’s San Francisco’s brand new (and only) weekly Desi Comedy Night at a cool downtown SF art bar with HellaFunny and Funcheap. See a showcase of some of the Bay Area’s top comedians of Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi, Afghani, and South Asian descent. Let’s celebrate the ...Every Saturday

6th Glow-in-the-Dark Black Light Art Show | 2019
Saturday, October 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Studio 23
6th Glow-in-the-Dark Black Light Art Show | 2019

Everything must glow in the dark. Blacklight paintings, lit up sculpture art, body painting and video installations abound in this year’s Blacklight Art Show. Studio 23 presents it’s annual Blacklight Art Show, a feast of glowing colors and shadowed contrasts in a light spectrum that ...

Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula
Saturday, October 19 – 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 ...

2019 Annual Alameda Zombie Bar Crawl | East Bay
Saturday, October 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Churchward Pub
2019 Annual Alameda Zombie Bar Crawl | East Bay
Dress up as your best undead self and hit the bars for the annual Alameda Zombie Bar Crawl. This year, the crawl will be starting at The Churchward Pub, following down to the Lemon Tree, coming back up to The Lost Weekend Lounge, and going down ...
Win Tix: Acoustic Folk-pop: Chris Pureka & Laura Gibson | Cafe Du Nord
Saturday, October 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Cafe Du Nord
An absolutely amazing double-header show on October 19 at Cafe Du Nord.  A night with two incredible Portland songwriters, Laura Gibson, an internationally acclaimed multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and producer and Chris Pureka, a vocalist and lyricist. > Get Tickets – $18 Adv / $22 Door (21+) Chris Pureka’s ...

Sunday, October 20

SF’s Modern Witch “Magical Marketplace”| Golden Gate Park
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SF County Fair Building
SF's Modern Witch "Magical Marketplace"| Golden Gate Park
Located in the main gallery of the San Francisco County Fair Building, the Magical Marketplace will feature more than 50 vendors selling their unique wares. The Marketplace is free and open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. From rare books to herbal remedies, ...
2019 Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Half Moon Bay
2019 Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival

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 ...

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Ingleside & Mission
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Ingleside & Mission

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 ...

2019 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell
Sunday, October 20 – 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 ...

Exploratorium Free Day: 50th Anniversary “Founder’s Day” | SF
Exploratorium Free Day: 50th Anniversary "Founder's Day" | SF

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly community days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering “pay-what-you-can” admission for all. ...

2019 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF
Sunday, October 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
| International Art Museum of America
2019 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF

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 ...

The Final “Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party of 2019 | Excelsior
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Excelsior Sunday Streets
The Final "Sunday Streets" Huge Block Party of 2019 | Excelsior
Sunday Streets 2019 season concludes in the Excelsior on October 20, 2019 from 11am-4pm, when Mission Street from Silver to Geneva Avenue becomes a temporary park and brings a season of open space to a close. The celebration includes free pedicab rides for seniors and people ...
25th Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, October 20 – 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 ...

UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany
Sunday, October 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UC Gill Tract Community Farm
UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany

Join the Farm for the monthly (3rd Sunday) gathering to work together growing organic vegetables and herbs. Harvest for the weekly Sunday farm stand, prepare beds, plant seedlings, weed, mulch and enjoy our green oasis in the heart of the East Bay. Get your hands ...Monthly

SF Chamber Orchestra “With Strings Attached” Children’s Concert | Berkeley
Sunday, October 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but seating is first come, first served
| Crowden Music Center
SF Chamber Orchestra "With Strings Attached" Children's Concert | Berkeley
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 ...
Free Youth Community Day: AfroComicCon 2019 | Oakland
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
| Dept. of Make Believe and Chapter 510
Free Youth Community Day: AfroComicCon 2019 | Oakland
This event is free and open to youth and families. “BLAM” stands for (Black, Latino, Asian, Manifested) presents the third annual AfroComicCon, is an educational Free comic con event, for youth and families. This event is a comic book, art, writing and film convention, which ...
The Final Presidio Picnic of 2019 | SF
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
The Final Presidio Picnic of 2019 | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...Every Sunday

SF Open Studios 2019 | Outer Mission, Glen Park, Visitacion Valley, Portola, Bayview & Islais Creek
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2019 | Outer Mission, Glen Park, Visitacion Valley, Portola, Bayview & Islais Creek

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 ...

Anchor Public Taps 2nd Anniversary Party | SF
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Anchor Public Taps
Anchor Public Taps 2nd Anniversary Party | SF
Save the date, Anchor Public Taps Turns Two. It’s been two whole years since they have opened their doors. Come and Celebrate over drink specials, BBQ, and more. They are open from 12 noon to 8 pm, more details coming soon.
“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF
Sunday, October 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
| Neck of The Woods
"Crazy Funny Asians" Comedy Showcase | SF

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase, presented by Funcheap and HellaFunny. Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Free tickets for the first 100 people to RSVP “Crazy ...Every Sunday

Win Tix: 1st Annual Oakland Comedy Festival with Amy Miller | Oakland
Sunday, October 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$15 Standing / $30 Seated
| Original Pattern Brewing Co.
From October 16-20, Oakland Comedy Festival will bring serious laughs to the Town. It is a 5-day, 30+ events at 12 local venues featuring 100+ comedians, jokesters, and laugh makers from across the Bay and beyond. > Get Tickets – $15 Standing / $30 Seated (21+) The ...
Win Tix: SF Sunday Showcase | The Punch Line
Sunday, October 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line
Come see the Punch Line’s weekly SF Comedy Showcase, held every Sunday for over 30 years. San Francisco has a rich and vibrant comedy scene, and this weekly show has birthed such comedians as Patton Oswalt, Margaret Cho and Arj Barker, as well as the current ...

Monday, October 21

See Grace Cathedral’s Brand New “Grace Light” 100-foot Tall Light Art | SF
Monday, October 21 – 5:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Grace Cathedral
See Grace Cathedral's Brand New "Grace Light" 100-foot Tall Light Art | SF

San Francisco-based nonprofit Illuminate and Grace Cathedral present Grace Light, a site-specific, large-scale immersive light installation created by George Zisiadis, with an original score composed by Gabriel Gold. Free but RSVP Required As light emanates from the eaves directly above Grace Cathedral’s famed labyrinth, visitors ...

Tuesday, October 22

Free Humphry Slocombe Scoops: Ginger-Lemon Sorbet | Berkeley
Tuesday, October 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Humphry Slocombe (Berkeley)
Free Humphry Slocombe Scoops: Ginger-Lemon Sorbet | Berkeley
Join us on Tuesday, October 22 from 5 to 6 PM at our Berkeley shop to get hang out and get a free scoop of our exclusive collab flavor with The Rare Barrel. Together, we’ve created Sour Tooth Tiger Ginger-Lemon Sorbet – a sorbet made with The ...
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 ...
“Writing with Strangers” at Salesforce Park | Final Night of 2019
Tuesday, October 22 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*https://salesforcetransitcenter.com/events/
| Salesforce Park
"Writing with Strangers" at Salesforce Park | Final Night of 2019

Writers in Salesforce Park invites people to interact with the literary arts and local writers through readings and workshops presented by Intersection for the Arts artist members. Don’t miss all six events at the Main Plaza of Salesforce Park. Writers in Salesforce Park Tuesdays, September ...Every Tuesday

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Pizza, Cheap Beer & Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, October 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
| Tope Lounge
North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Pizza, Cheap Beer & Giveaways | SF

So you’re in North Beach, huh? Looking for a good time? Want to party with some beautiful people? Want to feel like a million bucks? You want to devour loads of pizza and champagne? Well, welcome to the North Beach Comedy Thing, a monthly showcase featuring the ...Monthly

Win Tix: Indie Rock Multi-instrumentalist: Andrew Bird | Fox Theater
Tuesday, October 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Fox Theater
Andrew Bird is an internationally acclaimed multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, whistler, and songwriter who picked up his first violin at the age of four and spent his formative years soaking up classical repertoire completely by ear. Since beginning his recording career in 1997, Bird has released 13 ...