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Saturday, October 20

Free Halloween Kickoff Concert: Together Pangea & Spooky Mansion | SF
Saturday, October 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP
| Verdi Club
Free Halloween Kickoff Concert: Together Pangea & Spooky Mansion | SF
Come on Friday, October 19th for a Halloween kickoff event at Verdi Club with Together Pangea and Spooky Mansion. There will be a special Elysian Brewing pumpkin beers all night long, a free Halloween makeup station and photo booth, and other tricks and treats to surprise ...
2018 Annual Alameda Zombie Bar Crawl | Alameda
Saturday, October 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 1400 Bar and Grill
2018 Annual Alameda Zombie Bar Crawl | Alameda
The Alameda Zombie bar crawl has come to an end. It’s been a blast over the past decade but they are putting this flesh-eating monstrosity down after this one last dance. All you gotta do is dress as a zombie and go bar crawling with your ...

Win Tix: Comedy Night: Amir K (Comedy Central/ MTV) | Cobb’s Comedy Club
Saturday, October 20 – 9:45 pm | Cost: WIN | Cobb's Comedy Club
He has been entertaining audiences for nearly 10 years, performing live across the U.S. and on television. His fun, unique approach to storytelling brings audiences together through his improvisational talent, character, and charisma. Born in Iran and raised in Southern California, Amir offers a unique ...
Orionids Meteor Shower 2018 | Halley’s Comet’s Debris
Saturday, October 20 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Orionids Meteor Shower 2018 | Halley's Comet's Debris
On a dark, moonless night, the Orionids exhibit about 10 to 20 meteors per hour. These fast-moving meteors occasionally leave persistent trains. They sometimes produce bright fireballs, so watch for them to possibly overcome the strong moonlight. If you trace these meteors backward, they seem to come ...

Sunday, October 21

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 ...

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Portola + Potrero Hill
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Portola + Potrero Hill
For the weekend of October 19-21 residents of Bayview-Hunters Point, Bernal Heights, Dogpatch, Excelsior, Ingleside, Mission, Outer Mission, Portola, Potrero Hill, Visitacion Valley get free admission to the California Academy of Sciences thanks to the “Neighborhood Free Days” promotion. Zip Codes: 94107, 94110, 94112, 94124, 94134
2018 East Bay Mini Maker Faire | Oakland
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: $19*
*Tickets are for advanced purchase and will increase on the day of the event.
| Studio One Art Center
2018 East Bay Mini Maker Faire | Oakland
The East Bay returns for its 9th Year in 2018 on October 21. The East Bay Mini Maker Faire follows the “big” Maker Faire model of celebrating invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, but is smaller in scale (170+ makers vs. 1200 makers; 6,000+ people on one day vs. ...
2018 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free for all ages. Food, beer, and wine prices vary.
| Historic Downtown Campbell
2018 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell

Join the two-day Bavarian-themed of the 24th 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 ...

Music Carnival: Instrument Petting Zoo & Live Music | Berkeley
Sunday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Crowden Music Center
Music Carnival: Instrument Petting Zoo & Live Music | Berkeley
Crowden’s annual musical carnival is a day-long celebration for the entire family. Community Music Day is Crowden’s annual musical carnival for all ages. Join Crowden, San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, San Francisco Girls Chorus, and East Bay Music Together for musical fun throughout the day. Festivities include: Instrument Petting ...
Sports Basement’s 2018 Yoga Fest | Walnut Creek
Sunday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Donations are accepted.
| Sports Basement (Walnut Creek)
Sports Basement's 2018 Yoga Fest | Walnut Creek
Sports Basement is thrilled to partner with local yoga studios & instructors to bring you the 2018 Yoga Fest. There will be 4 yoga/pilates classes. After each class, there will be a raffle with awesome prizes. In true yogi fashion, there will also have a Tie ...
Inner Richmond Walking Tour Part I | SF City Guide
Sunday, October 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Geary & 3rd
Inner Richmond Walking Tour Part I | SF City Guide
The district’s rich history goes back to the 19th century and includes robbers’ roosts and racetracks, squatters and roadhouses, a saloon district and a red light district, as well as charming Victorian row houses and beautiful Craftsmans, the 1902 and 1903 Big Games, an earthquake ...
Exploratorium Community Free Day | SF
Exploratorium Community Free 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. ...

2018 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
| CIIS - California Institute of Integral Studies
2018 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. San Francisco Trolley Dances, now in its 15th anniversary season, is a two-day, free (with Muni fare) public performance curated ...

21st Annual UN Film Festival: Kids Films & Live Jazz | Palo Alto
Sunday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mitchell Park Library & Community Center
21st Annual UN Film Festival: Kids Films & Live Jazz | Palo Alto

The 21st annual United Nations Association Film Festival, an international documentary film festival, will run from October 18-28, 2018 at various locations in Palo Alto, San Francisco, and Stanford University. 2018 United Nations Association Film Festival October 18-28, 2018 Palo Alto, Stanford University, East Palo ...

SF Open Studios 2018 | Hunters Point Shipyard
Sunday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2018 | Hunters Point Shipyard

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 ...

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2018. 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

2018 SF Open Studios Weekend | Sunday
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hunters Point Shipyard Artists
2018 SF Open Studios Weekend | Sunday

San Francisco comes alive with art this October and November as ArtSpan presents the 43rd Anniversary of SF Open Studios – the oldest and largest event of its kind in the country, that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios. ...

Berkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration: Free Yoga + Live Music | Final Day
Sunday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley BART
Berkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration: Free Yoga + Live Music | Final Day

The new BART Plaza will be having its grand opening celebration at 4 pm on Thursday, October 18. Kick off the weekend with a celebration and ongoing programming in at the new plaza. Mayor Jesse Arreguín will lead the ribbon cutting on opening day, followed ...

Anchor Public Taps’ 1st Birthday Party | SF
Sunday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for purchase.
| Anchor Public Taps
Anchor Public Taps' 1st Birthday Party | SF
It’s been one year since Anchor Public Taps rolled up its door, inviting beer fans from near and far to come in for a one-of-a-kind San Francisco experience. Since then, innovative beers brewed, countless pints poured, fun events hosted were seen, and a wonderful community form. Anchor ...
Uncovering The Parkside: Rare Walking Tour | SF
Sunday, October 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted. Some tours may be limited in size
| Parkside Branch Library
Uncovering The Parkside: Rare Walking Tour | SF
Find out about the Parkside, the first neighborhood to begin growing on the west side of SF in the early 1900s. You’ll find out how public transportation made the difference and learn to identify the three major periods of development by the houses you see. Location: Meet at the bottom of the stairs to Parkside Library ...
“Old South Park” Rare Guided Walking Tour | SF
Sunday, October 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Shell Gas Station (3rd St.)
"Old South Park" Rare Guided Walking Tour | SF
A short tour of San Francisco’s first planned community — its ups and downs, fortune, romance, and the infamous ‘2nd Street Cut.’ Meet at the Shell station on 3rd St. between Bryant and Brannan Sts. Public transportation: MUNI lines 12, 15, 30, 45.
Jazz in the Square “Djangology” | Noe Valley
Sunday, October 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Noe Valley Town Square
Jazz in the Square "Djangology" | Noe Valley
Bring friends and family to listen and relax at the Noe Valley Town Square for a free afternoon music this Sunday, presents Jazz in the Square, featuring “Djangology.” Jazz in the Square “Djangology” Sunday, October 21, 2018 | 1 pm to 3 pm Noe Valley Town Square, 24th St. ...
Free Circus Family Day 2018: Workshops, Acrobats & Storytime | Palo Alto
Sunday, October 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Palo Alto Art Center
Free Circus Family Day 2018: Workshops, Acrobats & Storytime | Palo Alto
Join for an afternoon packed with circus-themed activities for the whole family, including hands-on art-making projects, circus acrobats, juggling workshops, and a dance performance. The Palo Alto Art Center’s free Circus Family Day takes place on Sunday, October 21 at the Art Center. The event also ...
SF Civic Symphony: Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto & Dvořák’s Symphony No.7 | Herbst Theatre
Sunday, October 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 suggested donation
| Herbst Theatre
SF Civic Symphony: Beethoven's "Emperor" Concerto & Dvořák's Symphony No.7 | Herbst Theatre
The oldest community orchestra, San Francisco Civic Symphony presents its 2018-2019 season opening concert, Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto & Dvořák’s Symphony No.7 on October 21, 2018. Program: Shostakovich – Festive Overture Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” featuring Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano Dvořák – Symphony No. 7 Music Director & Conductor: ...
Otsukimi 2018: Harvest Moon Telescope Viewing Party & Japanese Music | Oakland
Sunday, October 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free music and moon viewing. Pre-reserved dinner is $15 ($10.00 for members of OFSCA).
| Lakeside Park Garden Center
Otsukimi 2018: Harvest Moon Telescope Viewing Party & Japanese Music | Oakland
The 52nd Annual Otsukimi Moon Viewing Party is held on the the full harvest moon each October, held at the Gardens at Lake Merritt. The Harvest moon is a symbol of blessing and abundance for many cultures. Moon viewing parties are occasions for sharing food and stories while ...
$20 Off: “Terror Vault” Haunted House at the San Francisco Mint | SF
$20 Off: "Terror Vault" Haunted House at the San Francisco Mint | SF

Part theatre, part haunted maze, and part escape room, Terror Vault is a brand new 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 descend down a dark, narrow back ...

“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF
Sunday, October 21 – 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. “Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase Every Sunday at 7pm Neck ...

Opera On Tap: A Fached-Up Halloween | SF
Sunday, October 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with $8 bar minimum
| The Rite Spot
Opera On Tap: A Fached-Up Halloween | SF
Opera On Tap San Francisco presents a Fached-Up Halloween Spectacular featuring Danny Sullivan at the piano and Sarah Fletcher as your diva/hostess for the evening. Expect horribly Fached-Up takes on opera, composers, characters, as well as the general state of the Worldwelivein while singers play outside ...
Picture Bayview Hunters Point Theatrical Performance | Bayview Opera House
Sunday, October 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Bayview Opera House
Picture Bayview Hunters Point Theatrical Performance | Bayview Opera House

Join this free interdisciplinary site-specific performance work that focuses on the dreams and aspirations of Bayview Hunters Point residents. Picture Bayview Hunters Point Theatrical Performance October 11-21, 2018 | 8 pm Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd St, San Francisco FREE. Donations are accepted. Artistic Director ...

Win Tix: Hip-hop, Funk & Soul Mix: Peanut Butter Wolf | Slim’s
Sunday, October 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Slim's
Peanut Butter Wolf is an LA-based DJ and founder of independent record label, Stones Throw Records. As a high school student, he began spinning and making hip-hop beats in 1984 and later launched his label in 1996. Well-known for his record collection themed vinyl sets and ...