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Friday, October 18

“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland
"Comedy Soup": Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland

10/18 Lineup: Kaseem Bentley (The Set-Up, Cheaper Than Therapy, SF Sketchfest, Clusterfest, Cobbs, Punchline) Caleb Lush (Don’t Tell, Cobbs, Punchline) Shannon Murphy (SJ Improv, Rooster T Feathers, SF Sketchfest, Cobbs, Punchline) Red Scott (Night Life On Mars, The Set-Up, Cheaper than Therapy, Cobbs, Punchline) John Gallagher (Nightlife On Mars, The ...Every Friday

Saturday, October 19

2019 Danville Fall Crafts Festival: Saturday | East Bay
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Danville
2019 Danville Fall Crafts Festival: Saturday | East Bay

Celebrate the Danville FallFest 2019, on tree-lined Hartz Avenue in downtown Danville from 10 am to 5 pm on October 19-20, 2019. FallFest keeps with the season with family-friendly, safe, special events and entertainment. 2019 Danville FallFest October 19-20, 2019 | 10 am to 5 pm ...

3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland
Saturday, October 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (Oakland)
3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland

Every third Saturday, the Oakland Art Murmur presents a free guided walking tour based on a different theme each tour. Tours take place on the third Saturday of each month and are led by prominent Oakland gallery directors, curators, writers, and artists. You may check their website ...Monthly

6th Glow-in-the-Dark Black Light Art Show | 2019
Saturday, October 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required, 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 ...

Sunday, October 20

Concord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Concord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay

Looking for a-one-of-a-kind treasure? Come out and check out the Concord Antique Faire & Collectibles held at the Concord Todos Santos Plaza park from 9 am to 4 pm on third Sundays from April to October in 2019. Admission & parking is free.Monthly

Music Carnival: 20 Min. Concert, & Instrument Petting Zoos | Berkeley
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Crowden Music Center
Music Carnival: 20 Min. Concert, & Instrument Petting Zoos | Berkeley
Community Music Day is Crowden’s annual free musical carnival for the entire family. This year marks the 20th Annual Community Music Day. Come celebrate with us, Crowden-style on October 20th at 10 am. Featured Activity Lineup: Instrument Petting Zoos: ‘Pet’ and learn to make sounds on all ...
2019 Danville Fall Crafts Festival: Sunday | East Bay
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Danville
2019 Danville Fall Crafts Festival: Sunday | East Bay

Celebrate the Danville FallFest 2019, on tree-lined Hartz Avenue in downtown Danville from 10 am to 5 pm on October 19-20, 2019. FallFest keeps with the season with family-friendly, safe, special events and entertainment. 2019 Danville FallFest October 19-20, 2019 | 10 am to 5 pm ...

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, October 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the third Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, and ...Monthly

Cal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley
Sunday, October 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Cal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley

The Cal Sailing Club offers Free Sailboat Rides for the public aboard their fleet of dinghies (which are fast and zippy) and keelboats (larger and more stable). You’ll have a spectacular voyage and might get great views of UC Berkeley, the Bay Bridge, San Francisco ...

Wednesday, October 23

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, October 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

Lineup for 10/23 Adam Pearlstein (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Marcus Williams (Comedy Central’s Clusterfest) Orion Levine (Laughs on Tap) Joey Avery (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Frankie Marcos (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Shanti Charan (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Cameron Vannini (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Every Wednesday

Friday, October 25

Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland
Friday, October 25 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Jack London Square
Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland

Take a free 90-minute narrated harbor tour (May to October). Visitors will learn about the Port, its operations and economic impact on the region. Harbor tours provide a unique vantage point because marine terminals are closed to the public. The excursions are a great way to ...

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, October 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, piano and voice, will play songs from many world religions that inspire ...Monthly

“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland
"Comedy Soup": Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland

Comedy Soup is Oakland’s very own little Stand-Up house show that features top local and touring comics, complimentary Wine and popcorn and musical guests from a variety of styles. The show is free with RSVP, there is a suggested donation of $10 per person. Feel ...Every Friday

Saturday, October 26

Last of 2019: Free Oakland Summer Walking Tour | Old Oakland
Last of 2019: Free Oakland Summer Walking Tour | Old Oakland

Old Oakland Tour: Walk through what was once the western terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad. Formerly Oakland’s bustling downtown district in the days of railroads and streetcars, this area’s grand, brick, commercial Victorian buildings, now restored, continue to thrive as offices, galleries and eateries. Visit ...

Halloween Boo Bash: Costume Parade & Pumpkin Carving Contest | Emeryville
Saturday, October 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Halloween Boo Bash: Costume Parade & Pumpkin Carving Contest | Emeryville
Celebrate Halloween at Bay Street Boo Bash with free fun for the whole family. Parents and children will enjoy a day of spooktacular fun including a costume parade, creepy carriage rides, face painting, balloon twisters, caricature artists, Halloween treats, a spooky magic show and themed ...
2019 Pumpkin Jubilee Festival: Carving Demo, Carriage Rides & Live Music | Danville
Saturday, October 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Danville Livery
2019 Pumpkin Jubilee Festival: Carving Demo, Carriage Rides & Live Music | Danville
The Danville Livery will be celebrating Halloween once again with their 14th annual Pumpkin Jubilee Festival. Kids and families are invited to dress up in their best Halloween costumes and participate in this year’s festivities. 2019 Pumpkin Jubilee Festival Saturday, October 26, 2019 | Noon to 3 ...

Monday, October 28

Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland
Monday, October 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm
| Club 21
Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland

Nerd Nite East Bay is a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple hundred tipsy nerds. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s salacious, and it’s always nerdy. Nerd ...Monthly

Tuesday, October 29

2019 Day of the Dead Party: Live Mariachi, Costumes & Street Decorating | Berkeley
Tuesday, October 29 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Farmers' Market
2019 Day of the Dead Party: Live Mariachi, Costumes & Street Decorating | Berkeley
Honor passed loved ones and ancestors at the annual Dia de los Muertos celebration featuring a number of hands-on activities for the whole family on October 29, 2019, from 2:30-6:30 pm. Bring your family and something for the altar, lovingly built by Ecology Center Staff. Plan to stay ...
Driveway Follies: Oakland’s Epic Halloween DIY Puppet Show | Oct. 29-31
Tuesday, October 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Haunted Yard
Driveway Follies: Oakland's Epic Halloween DIY Puppet Show | Oct. 29-31

Driveway Follies offers a rare opportunity to see the nearly lost art of marionette puppetry in an intimate setting. Driveway Follies is recognized for providing professionally staged family-friendly Halloween marionette performances each year in Oakland. The repertoire celebrates and illustrates historic and cultural aspects of ...

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, October 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| The Layover
Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland

Laugh City is a monthly comedy show bringing comedians from HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central and Late Night TV to Oakland every last Tuesday at 8 pm. DJ B.C. spins music after the show. The show takes place at The Layover (1517 Franklin St). 21 and up. Doors open at 7 pm. Free, ...Monthly

Wednesday, October 30

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown & Secret Rooftop Gardens
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown & Secret Rooftop Gardens

A walking tour of the Uptown District with an emphasis on Art Deco. Tour includes the Paramount Theatre, Historic Sweet’s Ballroom, the Fox Theater and the Kaiser Center roof garden with views of Lake Merritt. Tour begins at 10 am in front of the Paramount ...

Oakland’s Epic Halloween Yard Haunt & DIY Puppet Show | East Bay
Wednesday, October 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Haunted Yard
Oakland's Epic Halloween Yard Haunt & DIY Puppet Show | East Bay

Driveway Follies offers a rare opportunity to see the nearly lost art of marionette puppetry in an intimate setting. Driveway Follies is recognized for providing professionally staged family-friendly Halloween marionette performances each year in Oakland. The repertoire celebrates and illustrates historic and cultural aspects of ...

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, October 30 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

Lineup for 10/30 Adam Pearlstein (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Marcus Williams (Comedy Central’s Clusterfest) Florentina Tanase (Bottomless Standards) Butch Escobar (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Geneva Rust Orta (SF Sketchfest) Steve Ausburne (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Rudy Ortiz (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Every Wednesday

Thursday, October 31

Free Krispy Kreme Day on Halloween | 2019
Free Krispy Kreme Day on Halloween | 2019
These scary delicious doughnuts are here to satisfy your need for tricks and treats. You’ll catch them in participating shops through Halloween, sneaking around and creating mischief. This collection of monsters is perfect for any party. Get in the spirit with Slimon, Mumford, and Hypno-Henry, then ...
Driveway Follies: Oakland’s Epic Halloween DIY Puppet Show | East Bay
Thursday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Haunted Yard
Driveway Follies: Oakland's Epic Halloween DIY Puppet Show | East Bay

Driveway Follies offers a rare opportunity to see the nearly lost art of marionette puppetry in an intimate setting. Driveway Follies is recognized for providing professionally staged family-friendly Halloween marionette performances each year in Oakland. The repertoire celebrates and illustrates historic and cultural aspects of ...

2019 Hulaween Party: Spooky Theremin, Horror Flicks & Costume Bash | Alameda
Thursday, October 31 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge
2019 Hulaween Party: Spooky Theremin, Horror Flicks & Costume Bash | Alameda
Dress up in your best Halloween costume and enjoy Forbidden Island’s annual 2019 Hulaween Party with with Robert Silverman’s spooky Theremin, Dj Tanoa “Samoa Boy” on October 31, 2019 at 7:30 pm. 2019 Hulaween Thursday, October 31, 2019 | 7:30 pm Forbidden Island, 1304 Lincoln Ave, Alameda FREE Featuring live ...

Friday, November 1

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, November 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
| Impact Hub Oakland
First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland

Impact Hub Oakland opens its doors every first Friday for free coworking all day from 9 am to 6 pm. Be productive and get work done, meet and collaborate with friends, pet a bunny, and enjoy a #SexySalad potluck lunch ($5 suggested donation for Soon-To-Be Members; ...Monthly

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, November 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9p. for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, ...Monthly

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, November 1 – 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

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 ...Monthly

First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland
Friday, November 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club
First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland

As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free event featuring dancing girls, sometimes a creepy little ...Monthly