Upcoming Events

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Saturday, October 20, 2018

lululemon's Ghost Race Party "Hip Hop Don't Stop Warehouse Party" | SF
Saturday, October 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP.
| 1213 Fell St.

Come celebrate the completion of Ghost Race 2018 and party with lululemon SF. You ran, got sweaty and now it’s time to let loose. lululemon’s Ghost Race Party Saturday, October 20, 2018 | more...

8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
8:00 pmFinal Day: SF Olympian Festival & Ancient Greek Plays | SF   $10*
*$10 at the door; $12 in advance. Audience members who attend more than four nights get the fifth free.
8:00 pmRenegade Drive-In Movie Night: “Shaun of the Dead” | North Bay   FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Meetup and donations are accepted.
8:00 pmFree Halloween Kickoff Concert: Together Pangea & Spooky Mansion | SF   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP
9:00 pmThe Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Typically free before 10pm, $8 after (or $5 adv) - But some months they do change more depending on the event theme or if there's a live band
9:45 pmWin Tix: Comedy Night: Amir K (Comedy Central/ MTV) | Cobb’s Comedy Club   WIN
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, October 21, 2018

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 more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All DayPaddleSplash Festival: Free Paddleboard Demos | Alameda   FREE*
*Free to join and demo a paddleboard. Other activities require paid tickets
All DayConcord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay   FREE
All DayCal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Portola + Potrero Hill   FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
9:30 amGrace Cathedral Forum with Nontombi Naomi Tutu | SF   FREE
All Day2018 East Bay Mini Maker Faire | Oakland   $19*
*Tickets are for advanced purchase and will increase on the day of the event.
10:00 amMusic Carnival: Instrument Petting Zoo & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE
All Day2018 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell   FREE*
*Admission is free for all ages. Food, beer, and wine prices vary.
All Day2018 Danville Fall Crafts Festival: Sunday | East Bay   FREE
10:00 amSports Basement’s 2018 Yoga Fest | Walnut Creek   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Donations are accepted.
10:00 amInner Richmond Walking Tour Part I | SF City Guide   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
All DayExploratorium Community Free Day | SF   FREE*
*Pay what you can - you may choose to enter for free or can choose to pay any amount should you have the means or desire to do so.
All Day3rd Annual Free Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair | East Bay   FREE
10:00 amPlay the World’s Largest PAC-MAN Arcade Game | Final Day   FREE
All Day2018 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
11:00 am21st Annual UN Film Festival: Kids Films & Live Jazz | Palo Alto   FREE
11:00 amSF Open Studios 2018 | Hunters Point Shipyard   FREE
All Day2018 SF Open Studios Weekend | Sunday   FREE
11:00 amThe Final Presidio Picnic of 2018 | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
11:00 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley   FREE
11:00 amHead West Marketplace: Local Artisans & Live Music | Emeryville   FREE
11:00 amBerkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration: Free Yoga + Live Music | Final Day   FREE
11:00 amDancing Saved My Life: Free Outdoor Zumba | Bay Street Emeryville   FREE*
*$20 suggested donation
11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford   FREE
12:00 pmWin Tix: SF’s Art Passport Day 2018 | Hayes Valley   WIN
12:00 pmAnchor Public Taps’ 1st Birthday Party | SF   FREE*
*Bring cash for purchase.
12:00 pm24th Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration | Oakland Museum of California   $19.95*
*Free for OMCA members. $19.95 adult admission / $10.95 students & seniors / $6.95 youth
1:00 pmUncovering The Parkside: Rare Walking Tour | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted. Some tours may be limited in size
1:00 pm2018 Halloween Psychic Fair | Berkeley   FREE*
*Admission is free but psychic readings are $20 for 15 mins.
1:00 pm“Old South Park” Rare Guided Walking Tour | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
1:00 pmJazz in the Square “Djangology” | Noe Valley   FREE
1:00 pm2018 Sanchez Adobe Quilt Show | Pacifica   FREE
All Day2018 Fairfax Irish Music & Dance Festival: Final Day | North Bay   FREE
2:00 pmFree Circus Family Day 2018: Workshops, Acrobats & Storytime | Palo Alto   FREE
2:00 pmFinal Day: Teatro Visión’s “Departera” World Premiere | San Jose   $10
3:00 pmSF Civic Symphony: Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto & Dvořák’s Symphony No.7 | Herbst Theatre   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted ($10 suggested)
3:00 pmSF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations   FREE*
*Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store location at (415) 345-0400.
3:30 pmRumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
5:30 pmOtsukimi 2018: Harvest Moon Telescope Viewing Party & Japanese Music | Oakland   FREE*
*Free party and moon viewing; pre-reserved dinner is $15 ($10 for members of OFSCA)
6:30 pm$20 Off: “Terror Vault” Haunted House at the San Francisco Mint | SF   $10 Off*
*Normally $60, get exclusive $50 tix with secret code FUNCHEAP on select dates. Limited to 50 per date.
7:00 pmLaugh Your Gays Off: Free Comedy in The Castro | SF   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation
7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
7:00 pmOpera On Tap: A Fached-Up Halloween | SF   FREE*
*Free with $8 bar minimum
7:00 pmSpace Force ’77: Punk + New Wave Concert & DJ Night | Cafe Du Nord   $3*
*$3 before 8pm. $5 after
7:00 pmWin Tix: VIP Package “Terror Vault” 1874 Haunted House | San Francisco Mint   WIN*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for $20 off Sunday 10/21 tickets - limited to 50 uses.
8:00 pmPicture Bayview Hunters Point Theatrical Performance | Bayview Opera House   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Hip-hop, Funk & Soul Mix: Peanut Butter Wolf | Slim’s   WIN
8:30 pmFree HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, October 22, 2018

Oracle OpenWorld 2018: Free Discover Expo Pass | SF
Monday, October 22 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oracle Plaza

Oracle OpenWorld returns to San Francisco October 22-25, 2018. Join the Oracle’s flagship event to achieve tomorrow’s business goals, today. Register for a free Discover Pass to attend all of the keynotes more...

7:30 amFree Outdoor Rooftop Morning Yoga | Salesforce Park  FREE
10:00 am$1 Bowling All Day Monday | Concord   $1
10:00 amRock & Roll’s Original Cover Art Exhibition | SF   FREE
5:30 pmGoGo Craft Night at SF’s Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park   FREE
6:00 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmUnconfirmed – Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pm“Craft-a-thon” Postcards to Voters: DIY Art Crafts | SF   FREE*
*It's free to come, but a suggested donation of $5 or $10 will cover postage
6:30 pmEvening Marvels Free Guided Night Hike | Palo Alto   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmCase of the Mondays: Game Night & Free Comedy | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Donations accepted, based on what you can afford.
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
8:00 pmRocket League Tourney: Booze, Comedy | SF   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Whimsical Folk Rock: Saintseneca | Rickshaw Stop   WIN
8:00 pmWin Tix: Electro- sprinkled Pop & Cosmic Rock: Dreamers | Slim’s   WIN
8:15 pmTahitian Dance Workshop for Beginners | Brisbane   $12*
*You can register online monthly or pay the in-person drop-in rate of $12 per class
8:30 pmLaughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF   FREE
8:30 pmBeef Curtains: Game Night & Free Comedy Showcase | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Tips collected towards the end of the show.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Papercuts Indie Pop Concert | Amoeba SF
Tuesday, October 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)

Papercuts celebrate the new album Parallel Universe Blues (out 10/19 on Slumberland Records) with a live perfomrance and signing at Amoeba. Papercuts’ new album Parallel Universe Blues has a sound that is more...

6:00 pmTo Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine | SF Main Library   FREE
6:30 pmGreat American Read Top-10 Countdown Party w/ Live Music & Raffle Prizes | MIll Valley   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
6:30 pmPoetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach   FREE
7:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Thing: Free Pizza, Cheap Beer & Giveaways | SF   FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
7:00 pmKQED’s Political Breakdown Podcast Ballots & Brews | San Jose   FREE*
*SOLD OUT - But waitlist is available. Free but tickets are required (doors open at 6:30 pm)
7:00 pmSlamdunk Homerun: Free Stand Up Comedy & Cookies | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmDirty Old Women Read Erotica | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmHaight Street Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmPizzaHacker Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free and an RSVP entitles you to a discount on pizza
8:00 pmWin Tix: Gruff Rhys Solo (of U.K.’s Super Furry Animals) | The Chapel   WIN
8:00 pmWin Tix: Nu- metal Band: Cane Hill | Bottom of the Hill   WIN

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Netflix Film Shoot: "Tales of the City" Is Coming Back to SF | Dolores Park

Tales of the City is beloved by many for its depiction of ’70s San Francisco and a 25 year old Mary Ann Singleton making a new life for herself. Producers have gathered more...

10:00 amOakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
1:00 pmAmerican History in Golden Gate Park | October 2018 Walking Tour Month   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
5:00 pmFree Rooftop Jazz Concert at Salesforce Park | SF   FREE
6:00 pm4th Annual Timmy Awards Gala: Best of SF Startup Workplaces | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmWin Tix: Iconic SF Dishes, Drinks, and Desserts | California Historical Society   WIN*
*$5 General Admission, Free for CHS Members and one guest per membership.
6:00 pmDartslive USA Cup 2018 w/ Food Truck + Craft Beer | SF   FREE*
*In order to be eligible for free food, beer, and prizes you must register with a valid e-mail on Eventbrite or at the event.
6:00 pmTasting and Talk: “Iconic San Francisco Dishes, Drinks, and Desserts” | SF   $5*
*$5 General Admission. Free for CHS Members and one guest per membership.
6:00 pmThe Distinguished Free Astronomy Lecture | UC Berkeley   FREE
6:15 pmVajra Guru Mantra: Full Moon Chant | Berkeley   FREE
7:00 pmFree Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose   FREE
7:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley   FREE
7:00 pmWin Tix: Thoughtful Asian Voice: A Comedy Show about Heritage | SF   WIN