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Friday, October 7

“Into View: Bernice Bing” Opening Day at Asian Art Museum (SF)
Friday, October 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: $20*
*- $20 for adults - $10 on Thursday nights (after 5pm) - Free first Sundays
| Asian Art Museum
"Into View: Bernice Bing" Opening Day at Asian Art Museum (SF)
Discover the life and career of modern artist Bernice “Bingo” Bing (1936–1998), a San Francisco original. Into View: Bernice Bing reveals the evolution of Bing’s remarkable practice and shows how her perseverance as a queer Asian American woman fueled her achievements as a catalyst in ...
“Angela Davis–Seize The Time” Brand New Exhibition at OMCA (Opens October 7th)
"Angela Davis–Seize The Time" Brand New Exhibition at OMCA (Opens October 7th)

Angela Davis – Seize the Time, examines the image, influence, and activism of the Oakland-based icon. Traveling to the West Coast for the first time after its debut at the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, Seize the Time offers a deeper look into the life of ...

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Fall Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Fall Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community at OMCA every Friday night – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music. These free events provide a gathering place to come together each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid food trucks, and ...Every Friday

$10 Off Tix: SF’s “Terror Vault” 1874 Halloween Haunt is Back (Oct. 7-Nov. 5)
Friday, October 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $10 Off*
*$10-$15 off tickets, but only 50 discount tickets available per date
| San Francisco Mint
$10 Off Tix: SF's "Terror Vault" 1874 Halloween Haunt is Back (Oct. 7-Nov. 5)

San Francisco’s premiere haunted attraction returns for 2022 with “The Summoning” an all-new, bigger, and more terrifying theatrical and immersive experience from the insane mind of Peaches Christ. Brand new for 2022: Guests will participate in a real live seance that rips a hole into the ...

“Winchester Mystery House” 2022 Halloween Haunt (Sept. 30 – Oct. 31)
"Winchester Mystery House" 2022 Halloween Haunt (Sept. 30 - Oct. 31)

Looking for one of the Bay Area’s scariest Halloween events? After two years of scaled back shows, the Bay Area’s premier Halloween haunt is back in full force for 2022 with an all-new storyline, new characters, and terrifying new scares – plus themed bars, games ...

Saturday, October 8

2022 “ArtScape” Street Festival: Every 2nd Saturday (May to October)
Saturday, October 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission
| 1994 37th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122
2022 "ArtScape" Street Festival: Every 2nd Saturday (May to October)

ArtScape is a festive family-friendly art event happening 2nd Saturdays May-October 11-5pm on a closed-to-traffic 37th Ave & Ortega in the Outer Sunset featuring Local Artists, Live Music, Delicious Food, and Creative Activities for all ages. Special Activities for September 2022: Music Lineup includes local ...Monthly

Epic 12-Hour “Our Labyrinth For Grace” Art, Music & Dance Event (Grace Cathedral)
Saturday, October 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $20 | Grace Cathedral
Epic 12-Hour "Our Labyrinth For Grace" Art, Music & Dance Event (Grace Cathedral)
Grace Cathedral’s 2022 Artist in Residence is the phenomenal New York and Paris-based Lee Mingwei. Lee creates participatory installations, infused with beauty and ritual, where strangers can explore issues of trust, intimacy, and self-awareness. Lee’s work has been shown internationally, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art ...
“Art Walk SF” October 2022 Block Party (Outer Sunset)
Saturday, October 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend
| Outer Sunset
"Art Walk SF" October 2022 Block Party (Outer Sunset)

Art Walk SF Celebrates the Art, Music, Food, and Small Businesses of San Francisco’s Neighborhoods with 1st Saturday Art Walks in a Different SF Neighborhood Each Month. Grab an event map at participating merchants. 2022 Art Walk SF Block Parties First Saturdays* – Noon to ...

“Due South” w/ Ozomatli: SF’s Free Music Festival at McLaren Park (2022)
Saturday, October 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheater (McLaren Park)
"Due South" w/ Ozomatli: SF's Free Music Festival at McLaren Park (2022)

Near the southern border of the city, this often-overlooked park (the city’s second-largest) boasts 313 acres of rolling meadows and native plants, 7+ miles of trails, and one Greek-style outdoor concert venue nestled amongst the trees. After a $1.5 million dollar facelift, the 2,500 capacity ...

2022 “Yerba Buena Night” San Francisco Free Outdoor/Indoor Music & Arts Festival
Saturday, October 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public
| Jessie Square
2022 "Yerba Buena Night" San Francisco Free Outdoor/Indoor Music & Arts Festival
The 10th edition of Yerba Buena Night is back bigger than ever at new venues throughout SoMa’s Yerba Buena cultural district with an incredible free evening of music, dance and performance. After a two-year pandemic fueled hiatus, Yerba Buena Night returns October 8, 2022 from 6 ...
$10 Off Tix: SF’s “Terror Vault” 1874 Halloween Haunt Opening Weekend (Oct. 7-9)
Saturday, October 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $10 Off*
*$10-$15 off tickets, but only 50 discount tickets available per date
| San Francisco Mint
$10 Off Tix: SF's "Terror Vault" 1874 Halloween Haunt Opening Weekend (Oct. 7-9)

San Francisco’s premiere haunted attraction returns for 2022 with “The Summoning” an all-new, bigger, and more terrifying theatrical and immersive experience from the insane mind of Peaches Christ. Brand new for 2022: Guests will participate in a real live seance that rips a hole into the ...

Win Tix: Trey Anastasio Band Live at the Greek Theatre (Berkeley)
Saturday, October 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*WIN
| Greek Theatre
Trey Anastasio Band brings their Fall Tour 2022 to the Greek Theatre at UC Berkeley on Saturday, October 8th! Tickets on sale now. See an epic live show at this historic outdoor amphitheater overlooking the San Francisco Bay. Bonus Entry on Instagram Double your chances to win by ...
AWKtober “Mortified Live” Teen Angst Diaries + Storytelling (Oakland)
AWKtober "Mortified Live" Teen Angst Diaries + Storytelling (Oakland)

As heard on The Mortified Podcast, & seen on Netflix’s Mortified Nation, check out Mortified – the national comedy/storytelling sensation live! Hear adults share their actual, embarrassing, & hilarious teen diaries live in front of total strangers. Treat yourself to a night out of Covid ...

Sunday, October 9

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile 2022
Sunday, October 9 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission
| Sunset Mercantile (Outer Sunset)
Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile 2022

A weekly market featuring farmers, ranchers, food artisans, live music, children’s activities, vendors, makers, merchants, artists, and local organizations. Explore all the amazing local businesses surrounding the farmers market at sunsetstrong.com. You can find us every Sunday 9am-3pm year round on 37th avenue/Ortega and every Wednesday ...Every Sunday

The Forum w/ Artist Lee Mingwei & Dancers (Grace Cathedral)
Sunday, October 9 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
The Forum w/ Artist Lee Mingwei & Dancers (Grace Cathedral)

From October 2-9, 2022, Lee Mingwei will join Grace Cathedral as the Artist in Residence! Lee will contemplate the Year of Connection and share his story and inspiration at cornerstone events such as The Forum, Yoga on the Labyrinth, and Choral Eucharist. He will offer ...

Inner Sunset Flea Market “Pawlloween” 2022
Sunday, October 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No cost of entry, but vendors will charge for their items and services.
| 9th and Irving
Inner Sunset Flea Market "Pawlloween" 2022
Join us for our Pawlloween Pet Parade and Costume Contest in collaboration with Animal Connection at the Inner Sunset Sunday’s Flea Market THIS Sunday 10am-4pm in the heart of Inner Sunset on 9th avenue and Irving street. Our monthly flea market, presented by The Inner Sunset ...
“SF Music Day” Fall 2022: Free 7-Hour Music Marathon
Sunday, October 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | War Memorial Veterans Building
"SF Music Day" Fall 2022: Free 7-Hour Music Marathon
SF Music Day is the free in-person day-long music marathon showcasing more than 25 local groups, 100+ artists, and a range of diverse musical styles from classical music to global music and new music to modern jazz. SF Music Day Sunday, October 9, 2022 | Noon to ...
$10 Off Tix: SF’s “Terror Vault” 1874 Halloween Haunt Opening Weekend (Oct. 7-9)
Sunday, October 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $10 Off*
*$10-$15 off tickets, but only 50 discount tickets available per date
| San Francisco Mint
$10 Off Tix: SF's "Terror Vault" 1874 Halloween Haunt Opening Weekend (Oct. 7-9)

San Francisco’s premiere haunted attraction returns for 2022 with “The Summoning” an all-new, bigger, and more terrifying theatrical and immersive experience from the insane mind of Peaches Christ. Brand new for 2022: Guests will participate in a real live seance that rips a hole into the ...

Tuesday, October 11

Michelin-Star Chef Cooking Demo: How to Say Goodbye to Gas & Cook Electric
Tuesday, October 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
Michelin-Star Chef Cooking Demo: How to Say Goodbye to Gas & Cook Electric
Electric cooking has come a very long way. Award-winning Chef Claude Le Tohic and his staff will bust electric-stove myths and share what inspired them to make the switch off of gas, along with tips and tricks for the home chef. The City of San Francisco ...
Win Tix: Oakland’s 2022 “Autumn Lights Festival” (October 13-15) Art and nature enthusiasts will flock to Oakland’s Lake Merritt to immerse themselves in the Autumn Lights Festival, a one-of-a-kind interactive art experience that is always the talk of the town. Celebrate our 11th Anniversary over three spectacular nights October 13-15, 2022. Prepare to be dazzled, mesmerized ...

Wednesday, October 12

Vote Now for Best of the Bay 2022
Wednesday, October 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area
Vote Now for Best of the Bay 2022

Best Burrito? Best Dive Bar? Best Bookstore? Vote now at 48hills.org The 47th annual Bay Guardian Best of the Bay Readers’ Poll is live. This special local tradition has been going strong for almost half a century.  Vote to honor your favorites, from Best Drag ...

“Pay What You Can” Wednesday at SF’s Museum of Craft and Design
Wednesday, October 12 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Can. Visitors are welcome to pay what they can every Wednesday
| Museum of Craft and Design
"Pay What You Can" Wednesday at SF's Museum of Craft and Design

There’s no better time to visit the Museum of Craft and Design than on Pay What You Can Wednesday. MCD’s Pay What You Can Wednesday initiative strives to keep art accessible to all by giving visitors the opportunity to experience the latest exhibitions for whatever ...Every Wednesday

“Wiener Wednesday” Free Hot Dog Night at Rye (SF)
Wednesday, October 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Every Wednesday, Free Hot Dogs with every Hornitos Cocktail purchase
| Rye Bar
"Wiener Wednesday" Free Hot Dog Night at Rye (SF)

With a name like “Rye,” this bar is obviously whiskey-centric… but on Wednesday nights the bar leans towards tequila is also awesomely hot dog centric! Come to Rye Bar every Wednesday for free hot dogs with every Hornitos cocktail purchase. Mo and Kat are you ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, October 13

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights (SF)
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights (SF)

Looking for a great date night on the cheap? The Asian Art Museum is open until 8 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10 (that’s half-off) 2022 Update – Special exhibitions (including Carlos Villa: Worlds in Collision) are now included with general admission ...Every Thursday

Oakland’s 2022 “Autumn Lights” Festival at Lake Merritt (Oct. 13-15)
Oakland's 2022 "Autumn Lights" Festival at Lake Merritt (Oct. 13-15)

Fill your Instagram feed with photos of this gorgeous annual light festival Immerse yourself in the 11th Anniversary Autumn Lights Festival. Prepare to be dazzled and amazed at this magical outdoor fundraiser where you’ll experience 60+ spectacular lighted art displays sparkling and beaming throughout Oakland’s ...

50% Off Tickets: “Aunt Jack” Live Theater w/ Fab Drag Happy Hours (Sept. 16-Oct. 16)
Thursday, October 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: 50% off*
*50% off tickets purchased online for a limited time --- tickets range from $31-56
| New Conservatory Theatre Center
50% Off Tickets: "Aunt Jack" Live Theater w/ Fab Drag Happy Hours (Sept. 16-Oct. 16)

Local institution (for 40+ years!) New Conservatory Theatre Center, presents the West Coast Premiere of “Aunt Jack,” a bitingly funny and deeply insightful play by Nora Brigid Monahan for one month only, and a special 50% off promotion just for Funcheap. Aunt Jack September 16 – October 16, ...

Friday, October 14

Win Tix: VIP Passes 2022 Breakaway Music Festival Bay Area (Oct. 14-15)
Friday, October 14 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*WIN
| Oakland Arena Grounds

Set for Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15, Breakaway Music Festival is debuting in the Bay Area with a multi-stage spectacle at newly-announced venue, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in SF. The west coast Breakaway will feature live music from Gryffin, Louis The Child, Big ...

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Fall Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Fall Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community at OMCA every Friday night – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music. These free events provide a gathering place to come together each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid food trucks, and ...Every Friday

Oakland’s 2022 “Autumn Lights” Festival at Lake Merritt (Oct. 13-15)
Oakland's 2022 "Autumn Lights" Festival at Lake Merritt (Oct. 13-15)

Fill your Instagram feed with photos of this gorgeous annual light festival Immerse yourself in the 11th Anniversary Autumn Lights Festival. Prepare to be dazzled and amazed at this magical outdoor fundraiser where you’ll experience 60+ spectacular lighted art displays sparkling and beaming throughout Oakland’s ...

“Winchester Mystery House” 2022 Halloween Haunt (Sept. 30 – Oct. 31)
"Winchester Mystery House" 2022 Halloween Haunt (Sept. 30 - Oct. 31)

Looking for one of the Bay Area’s scariest Halloween events? After two years of scaled back shows, the Bay Area’s premier Halloween haunt is back in full force for 2022 with an all-new storyline, new characters, and terrifying new scares – plus themed bars, games ...