Sunday, November 10, 2019

8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland  FREE

Monday, November 11, 2019

7:00 pmIntro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.


Tuesday, November 12, 2019

2019 Taurids Meteor Shower | Super Bright Fireballs
Tuesday, November 12 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

Like the South Taurids, the North Taurids meteor shower is long-lasting (October 12 – December 2) but modest, and the peak number is forecast at about 5 meteors per hour. The more...

6:15 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE
8:00 pmFree Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland  FREE
7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley  FREE
8:00 pmLine of Fire: Free Fireside Standup Comedy | Oakland  FREE

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, November 14 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 6:30 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by more...


Friday, November 15, 2019

Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville
Friday, November 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 Suggested Donation
| Boonation Custom Cycles

Boonation Custom Cycles hosts a monthly Tiny Garage Concert Series. This is a community event, catered towards lovers of neighborhood fun. Tiny Garage Concerts Every 3rd Friday | 7 pm to 10 pm Boonation more...

8:00 pmFandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley   FREE*
*Donations welcome

Saturday, November 16, 2019

11:00 am“Science@Cal”: Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley  FREE
2:00 pm3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland  FREE
7:00 pm“Cat People” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland  $10

Sunday, November 17, 2019

UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany
Sunday, November 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UC Gill Tract Community Farm

Join the Farm for the monthly (3rd Sunday) gathering to work together growing organic vegetables and herbs. Harvest for the weekly Sunday farm stand, prepare beds, plant seedlings, weed, mulch and more...

11:00 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley   FREE
All DayThe Art Of Burning Man: Playa Pop-Up | Oakland   FREE
1:00 pmThe Final “Cal Sailing Club Open House” of 2019: Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley   FREE
3:30 pmRumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Leonids Meteor Shower | 2019
Monday, November 18 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

November’s wonderful Leonid meteor shower happens every year around November 17 or 18, as the world crosses the orbital path of Comet Tempel-Tuttle. In 2019, the moon will display a waning gibbous more...


Tuesday, November 19, 2019

8:00 pmTokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland  FREE*
*$5 suggested donation, not required

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

5:30 pmEast Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland  FREE

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Free Monthly Outdoor Movie Night | Oakland
Thursday, November 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP or $6 at the door
| Forage Kitchen

Hang out under the stars, watch a movie, have a drink, and eat some snacks. You can’t ask for much more on a weeknight. Third Thursdays Outdoor Movie Nights Every 3rd Thursday | more...

7:00 pmOakland Art Library Open House | East Bay   FREE*
*Free, with an RSVP

Friday, November 22, 2019

7:30 pmLaughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works  FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks

Sunday, November 24, 2019

SF Chamber Orchestra "Nutcracker Sweet" Family Concert | Berkeley
Sunday, November 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but seating is first come, first served
| Freight & Salvage

Back by popular demand. Oakland Fairyland’s beloved puppeteers team up with the SFCO for a delightful version of Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic. Designed for young audiences, this production features the acrobatic antics of more...


Monday, November 25, 2019

"Popping the ​Science ​Bubble": Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley
Monday, November 25 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Public Library (Central Branch)

Join in for a conversation with scientists from Cal. Ever wonder what the scientists at Cal are up to? Now is your chance to find out during a thrilling series of more...

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland   $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland  FREE

Friday, November 29, 2019

The Best of Winter in The Bay: Snow Days, Holiday Lights & Ice Rinks
Friday, November 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area

Winter is coming. Get into the holiday spirit by embracing the best of winter by gazing at dazzling holiday lighting displays, twirling around a pop-up outdoor ice rink, indulging in seasonal more...

6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.

Saturday, November 30, 2019

1:00 pmRBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Bay Area  FREE

Sunday, December 1, 2019

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, December 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: $5*
* Suggested donation of $5 for GA/ additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions
| Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum more...

3:00 pmCuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

12:00 pmFree Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery | East Bay  FREE
8:00 pmFirst Tuesdays Free Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | The Layover  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, December 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Enjoy free admission to the UC Botanical Garden on the first Wednesday of every month month from 9 am to 5 pm year round. Established in 1890, the Garden, which is open more...

5:30 pm“Rainbow Family Night”: LGBTQ Parents Support Group | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. There is also a suggested donation of $10 per adult however no one is turned away for lack of funds.
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmHometown Free Comedy Night & Happy Hour | Emeryville   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, December 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected more...


Friday, December 6, 2019

"Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival
Friday, December 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

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 more...

All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pm$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills   $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
6:00 pm“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the more...

9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
9:00 amFirst Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland  FREE
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area  FREE
1:30 pmFirst Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland   FREE
6:30 pmSpontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland   FREE*
*There is a one-drink minimum (doesn't have to be an alcoholic drink, but bring ID, 21+ only.)

Sunday, December 8, 2019

2019 Snow Day: Holiday Market, Snow Queen, Free Cookies & Cider | Berkeley
Sunday, December 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Gourmet Ghetto (North Berkeley)

Bring boots and mittens to play in the snow at the annual Snow Day in the Gourmet Ghetto. Visit with the Snow Queen as she listens to all of your holiday wishes, ride the more...

7:00 pmAwesöme Orchestra Collective: 5th Annual End-of-Year Concert | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free on the day of the event, but if you want a guaranteed seat you can buy tickets.
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

8:00 pmFree Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley  FREE
8:00 pmLine of Fire: Free Fireside Standup Comedy | Oakland  FREE

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, December 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 6:30 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by more...

6:15 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE

Friday, December 13, 2019

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, December 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the more...

6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk | Oakland & Alameda  FREE
7:00 pmBig Mood Comedy: Free Stand-Up Comedy Show | Oakland  FREE
7:30 pmLaughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works   FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
11:59 pm2019 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky   FREE

Saturday, December 14, 2019

9:00 pm“FirstClass: Departure” DJ Saturday Nights | Oakland  FREE

Sunday, December 15, 2019

11:00 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley  FREE
3:30 pmRumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

8:00 pmTokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland  FREE*
*$5 suggested donation, not required

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

5:30 pmEast Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

7:00 pmOakland Art Library Open House | East Bay  FREE*
*Free, with an RSVP

Friday, December 20, 2019

Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville
Friday, December 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 Suggested Donation
| Boonation Custom Cycles

Boonation Custom Cycles hosts a monthly Tiny Garage Concert Series. This is a community event, catered towards lovers of neighborhood fun. Tiny Garage Concerts Every 3rd Friday | 7 pm to 10 pm Boonation more...


Saturday, December 21, 2019

11:00 am“Science@Cal”: Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley  FREE

Monday, December 23, 2019

"Popping the ​Science ​Bubble": Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley
Monday, December 23 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Public Library (Central Branch)

Join in for a conversation with scientists from Cal. Ever wonder what the scientists at Cal are up to? Now is your chance to find out during a thrilling series of more...


Friday, December 27, 2019

6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.

Saturday, December 28, 2019

1:00 pmRBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Bay Area  FREE

Monday, December 30, 2019

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland  $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, January 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Enjoy free admission to the UC Botanical Garden on the first Wednesday of every month month from 9 am to 5 pm year round. Established in 1890, the Garden, which is open more...

5:30 pm“Rainbow Family Night”: LGBTQ Parents Support Group | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. There is also a suggested donation of $10 per adult however no one is turned away for lack of funds.
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, January 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected more...


Friday, January 3, 2020

"Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival
Friday, January 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

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 more...

All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pm$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills   $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
6:00 pm“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown   FREE

Saturday, January 4, 2020

9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
9:00 amFirst Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland  FREE
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area  FREE
1:30 pmFirst Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland  FREE
6:30 pmSpontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland  FREE*
*There is a one-drink minimum (doesn't have to be an alcoholic drink, but bring ID, 21+ only.)

Sunday, January 5, 2020

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, January 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: $5*
* Suggested donation of $5 for GA/ additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions
| Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum more...