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"Winchester Mystery House" Halloween Haunt is Back for 2022“Winchester Mystery House” Halloween Haunt is Back for 2022
By - posted 9/26/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Get Out: Events, Halloween, Sponsored

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 and more. New for 2022 An all-new more...

BART Ends Mask Mandate (Again) on Oct. 1BART Ends Mask Mandate (Again) on Oct. 1
By - posted 9/25/2022
Bay Area Updates, Masks, Transportation

BART’S current mask requirement is slated to end when the mandate expires on October 1, but the agency’s Board of Directors approved a new resolution Thursday evening that would allow for the mandate to be reinstated when public health officials require indoor masking in their respective jurisdictions. But, as BART directors more...

SF's Oktoberfest Beer & Comedy Nights (Sept. 23-Oct. 14)SF’s Oktoberfest Beer & Comedy Nights (Sept. 23-Oct. 14)
By - posted 9/22/2022
Get Out: Events, San Francisco

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers has been defiantly brewing small batches of beer in San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood since 1997. Come celebrate this legacy with a special month-long Oktoberfest-themed pop-up comedy festival every Friday night for four weeks only. RSVP for Secret Guestlist – Free $10-$20 Friday Nights starting September 23, 3022 – Four weeks only. It’s more...

SF's "Terror Vault" 1874 Halloween Haunt is Back ($10 Off Tix)SF’s “Terror Vault” 1874 Halloween Haunt is Back ($10 Off Tix)
By - posted 9/21/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Deals, Get Out: Events, Halloween, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco, Sponsored

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 supernatural world and takes them on more...

9 Best Corn Mazes in the Bay Area for 20229 Best Corn Mazes in the Bay Area for 2022
By - posted 9/21/2022
Halloween, Outdoorsy, Things to Do

Let’s get lost in a corn maze!  These insane twists and turns of nature used to be done manually, but now they’re mostly done by GPS and computer-controlled machines. We’ve rounded up the best corn mazes open for 2021 around the greater Bay Area, plus we’ve also thrown in a few smaller more...

SOMArts' Día de Los Muertos Returns for First Public Opening Since 2019SOMArts’ Día de Los Muertos Returns for First Public Opening Since 2019
By - posted 9/21/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Community, Healing, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Sponsored

SOMArts’ Día de Los Muertos returns with its first public opening reception since 2019, on Friday, October 7, 2022. Now in its 23rd year and founded by beloved artist René Yañez, SOMArts’ annual Día de Los Muertos exhibition is one of the most internationally diverse Day of the Dead celebrations more...

Sonoma Winery's Brand New Kaleidoscopic Wine-Tasting PavilionSonoma Winery’s Brand New Kaleidoscopic Wine-Tasting Pavilion
By - posted 9/21/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Eat & Drink, Outdoorsy

One of the top California Pinot Noir growers, The Donum Estate, opens its brand-new, breathtaking Vertical Panorama Pavilion, a wine tasting room that allows for a unique and contextual interaction between the senses and the environment. The pavilion is designed by the Berlin-based office Studio Other Spaces, founded by artist Olafur more...

Golden Gate Park is Getting a "Golden Mile" in Fall 2022Golden Gate Park is Getting a “Golden Mile” in Fall 2022
By - posted 9/20/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco

After much controversy and debate (there were nine hours of non-stop public comment during the Board of Supervisors meeting), JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park was recently officially declared permanently “car-free.” The next task is to try to turn the roadway into a vibrant “Golden Mile.” Starting this week, and building up more...

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Drops Full Stage ScheduleHardly Strictly Bluegrass Drops Full Stage Schedule
By - posted 9/20/2022
Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Only in San Francisco

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, one of the largest, free-est, and beloved music festivals in the country, is back for 2022 – the first in-person version of this event since 2019. Just announced, check out the full stage schedule, so you can start planning your festival weekend. Be one of over 750,000 attendees over more...

Frontier's 100% Off Flight Sale for One Day Only (Sept. 20)Frontier’s 100% Off Flight Sale for One Day Only (Sept. 20)
By - posted 9/20/2022
Deals, Travel

Frontier Airlines is having a 100% off sale for just one day only on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. Yes, you can score a nearly free flight if you can act quickly. Save 100% off your next flight. Use promo code: BUYNOW Buy by 9/20/22. Fly through 11/16/22. Valid for nonstop travel in more...

Golden Gate Park's Brand New Street Busking ProgramGolden Gate Park’s Brand New Street Busking Program
By - posted 9/20/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, San Francisco

The San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department has launched an initiative that may be music to the ears of street performers: Busking in Golden Gate Park. The program allows musicians and other performers to easily obtain permits and schedule performances in designated locations that will not conflict with other activities in the park. more...

SF Cancels $50 Million in Late Fees for Traffic FinesSF Cancels $50 Million in Late Fees for Traffic Fines
By - posted 9/20/2022
Brand New, Getting Help, Only in San Francisco, Transportation

By Thomas Hughes, BCN Foundation Tens of thousands of San Francisco residents are having debt from late fees for traffic fines wiped from the books. The San Francisco Superior Court eliminated $50 million in outstanding fees last week, according to a statement from the city treasurer’s office. The move cancelled 180,000 more...

SF's "Flower Piano" Festival is Back September 16-20SF’s “Flower Piano” Festival is Back September 16-20
By - posted 9/20/2022
Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, San Francisco

Flower Piano returns to the SF Botanical Garden, September 16-20, 2022 with one of the most unique, creative, and innovative events in the Bay Area. The San Francisco Botanical Garden is once again is transformed into the city’s own alfresco concert hall where everyone is invited to play and listen. Flower more...

San Francisco's Opera at the Ballpark Returns (Nov. 11)San Francisco’s Opera at the Ballpark Returns (Nov. 11)
By - posted 9/16/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Get Out: Events, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Outdoorsy, San Francisco

Opening night for Verdi’s “La Traviata” will be bigger than ever with the return of Opera at the Ballpark, a free community event held at Oracle Park, home of the San Francisco Giants. Enjoy your opera with a side of garlic fries, in one of the most scenic venues in town more...

Oakland Plans to Return Land to Indigenous GroupOakland Plans to Return Land to Indigenous Group
By - posted 9/16/2022
Bay Area Updates, Healing, Oakland, Outdoorsy

Oakland has announced plans to return about 5 acres of land owned by the city to Indigenous stewardship. The Oakland City Council will hold hearings to consider conveying the site, known as Sequoia Point, to the Indigenous women-led non-profit, Sogorea Te’ Land Trust, and the East Bay Ohlone tribe, Confederated Villages of more...