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Wednesday, November 4

South Taurids Meteor Shower | 2020
Wednesday, November 4 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
South Taurids Meteor Shower | 2020
In 2020, the expected peak night of the South Taurid shower happens when a waning gibbous moon lights up the sky almost all night long. Peak viewing is just after midnight, though under the glaring light of a bright waning gibbous moon.

Wednesday, November 11

Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2020
Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2020

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free admission ...

North Taurids Meteor Shower | 2020
Wednesday, November 11 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
North Taurids Meteor Shower | 2020
In 2020, the slender waning crescent moon – rising in the wee hours before dawn – won’t seriously intrude on the peak night of November 11 (morning of November 12).

Monday, November 16

Leonids Meteor Shower | 2020
Monday, November 16 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Leonids Meteor Shower | 2020
November’s wonderful Leonid meteor shower happens every year around mid week of November, as the world crosses the orbital path of Comet Tempel-Tuttle. In 2020, the peak of the shower is expected peak night is from late night Monday, November 16 till dawn November 17. In ...

Tuesday, November 17

Community Free Days at Seymour Marine Discovery Center | Santa Cruz
Tuesday, November 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Seymour Marine Discovery Center
Community Free Days at Seymour Marine Discovery Center | Santa Cruz

Seymour Marine Discovery Center is an interactive marine science museum and aquarium with hands-on exhibits and a touch pool, located on the UC Santa Cruz campus. They open their doors to for several Community Free Days several times a year. Powered by the Long Marine ...

Sunday, November 29

Autumn Penumbral Lunar Eclipse | 2020
Sunday, November 29 – 11:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area
Autumn Penumbral Lunar Eclipse | 2020
A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes through the Earth’s partial shadow, or penumbra. During this type of eclipse the Moon will darken slightly but not completely. The Penumbral Lunar Eclipse will occur in the Bay Area on November 29th. Source: Time and Date The ...

Tuesday, December 1

Community Free Days at Seymour Marine Discovery Center | Santa Cruz
Tuesday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Seymour Marine Discovery Center
Community Free Days at Seymour Marine Discovery Center | Santa Cruz

Seymour Marine Discovery Center is an interactive marine science museum and aquarium with hands-on exhibits and a touch pool, located on the UC Santa Cruz campus. They open their doors to for several Community Free Days several times a year. Powered by the Long Marine ...

Sunday, December 13

2020 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky
Sunday, December 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2020 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky

The Geminid meteor shower – always a highlight of the meteor year – will peak from mid-evening December 13 until dawn December 14, with absolutely no moonlight to ruin the show. On a dark night, you can often catch 50 or more meteors per hour. ...

Monday, December 21

Ursids: Winter Solstice Meteor Shower | The Last Shooting Stars of 2020
Monday, December 21 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Ursids: Winter Solstice Meteor Shower | The Last Shooting Stars of 2020
The annual Ursid meteor shower always peaks near the time of the December winter solstice. The low-key Ursid meteor shower is active each year around December 17 to 26. It typically peaks around the December solstice, which, in 2020, comes on December 22, before dawn, depending ...

Saturday, December 13

15th Annual Holiday Hootenanny Bash: Live Music, Open Jam & Food Trucks | San Carlos
Saturday, December 13 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewery
15th Annual Holiday Hootenanny Bash: Live Music, Open Jam & Food Trucks | San Carlos
You are invited to Devil’s Canyon’s 15th Annual Holiday Hootenanny, a family friendly extravaganza featuring live bands, food trucks and no cover charge on Friday, December 13, 2019. Hootenanny was an old country word for “party.” Now, most commonly, it refers to a folk-music party and this ...

Sunday, January 26

2018 SFUSD Students Exhibit Gallery Arts Festival: Final Day | SF
Thursday, January 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Asian Art Museum
2018 SFUSD Students Exhibit Gallery Arts Festival: Final Day | SF

Come see student-created visual, literary, media, and performing arts at the Asian Art Museum from March 14-21, 2018 in the Annual San Francisco Unified School District Arts Festival. For the past 32 years this unique San Francisco event has been a point of destination for ...

Historic Ferry Building NYE Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building NYE Tour | SF

Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks. Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the ...Every Tuesday

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

About Downtown Comedy Night: Like to laugh? Like prestigious art? Like world renowed cocktails? Well come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a delightful mix of San Francisco’s Best Comedians and cool art. Bar Fluxus is a new and fresh art bar and performance venue ...

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

About Downtown Comedy Night: Like to laugh? Like prestigious art? Like world renowed cocktails? Well come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a delightful mix of San Francisco’s Best Comedians and cool art. Bar Fluxus is a new and fresh art bar and performance venue ...

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

About Downtown Comedy Night: Like to laugh? Like prestigious art? Like world renowed cocktails? Well come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a delightful mix of San Francisco’s Best Comedians and cool art. Bar Fluxus is a new and fresh art bar and performance venue ...

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

About Downtown Comedy Night: Like to laugh? Like prestigious art? Like world renowed cocktails? Well come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a delightful mix of San Francisco’s Best Comedians and cool art. Bar Fluxus is a new and fresh art bar and performance venue ...

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

About Downtown Comedy Night: Like to laugh? Like prestigious art? Like world renowed cocktails? Well come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a delightful mix of San Francisco’s Best Comedians and cool art. Bar Fluxus is a new and fresh art bar and performance venue ...

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

About Downtown Comedy Night: Like to laugh? Like prestigious art? Like world renowed cocktails? Well come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a delightful mix of San Francisco’s Best Comedians and cool art. Bar Fluxus is a new and fresh art bar and performance venue ...

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

About Downtown Comedy Night: Like to laugh? Like prestigious art? Like world renowed cocktails? Well come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a delightful mix of San Francisco’s Best Comedians and cool art. Bar Fluxus is a new and fresh art bar and performance venue ...

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

About Downtown Comedy Night: Like to laugh? Like prestigious art? Like world renowed cocktails? Well come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a delightful mix of San Francisco’s Best Comedians and cool art. Bar Fluxus is a new and fresh art bar and performance venue ...