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Monday, October 26

Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland
Monday, October 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm
| The Uptown Nightclub
Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland

Nerd Nite East Bay is a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple hundred tipsy nerds. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s salacious, and it’s always nerdy. Nerd ...Monthly

Free Virtual Starline Comedy | Oakland
Monday, October 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Virtual Starline Comedy | Oakland

In response to the current health crisis, the “Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food ‘ will be presented virtually until further notice. Comedians Irene Tu and Andrew Orolfo bring you the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to Starline Social Club’s intimate ...Every Monday

Tuesday, October 27

$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Tuesday, October 27 – All Day | Cost: $2 | Diablo Valley Bowl
$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl

Having a fun night out with family and friends shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg. That’s why we offer great prices and daily specials on bowling, food, and fun. $2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | All Day Diablo Valley Bowl, 1500 Monument ...Every Tuesday

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, October 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| The Layover
Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland

Laugh City is a monthly comedy show bringing comedians from HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central and Late Night TV to Oakland every last Tuesday at 8 pm. DJ B.C. spins music after the show. The show takes place at The Layover (1517 Franklin St). 21 and up. Doors open at 7 pm. Free, ...Monthly

$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, October 27 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.50*
*$5.50 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $1.75
| Solano 2 Drive In
$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose

One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun, The West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord, have reopened for nightly film screenings this week, but with new rules in place to ensure minimal contact. Thanks to Alt105 for letting us know. ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, October 28

Children Fairyland’s “Halloween Jam” (Oct. 28-Nov. 1)
Wednesday, October 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: $8*
*$8 for children and adults | Guests under age 1 FREE | Members FREE
| Children's Fairyland
Children Fairyland’s "Halloween Jam" (Oct. 28-Nov. 1)

More delightful than frightful, more kooky than spooky, join us for  the 2020 Halloween Jam – five days of fall fun at Fairyland! Our festivities will be a little different this year, but we’ll still have plenty of decked-out sets to wow your little ones. ...

“Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland
Wednesday, October 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation of $10-20 per audience member is recommended and appreciated.
| The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase featuring the best local and traveling comedians from around the country About this Event Each week features the best local and traveling comedians from around the country as seen on Late Night, Comedy Central, HBO and ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, October 29

Children Fairyland’s “Halloween Jam” & Monster Mash Parade
Thursday, October 29 – 9:00 am | Cost: $8*
*$8 for children and adults | Guests under age 1 FREE | Members FREE
| Children's Fairyland
Children Fairyland’s "Halloween Jam" & Monster Mash Parade

More delightful than frightful, more kooky than spooky, join us for  the 2020 Halloween Jam – five days of fall fun at Fairyland! Our festivities will be a little different this year, but we’ll still have plenty of decked-out sets to wow your little ones. ...

Friday, October 30

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland

Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are open as well as during certain ...Every Friday

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, October 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, piano and voice, will play songs from many world religions that inspire ...Monthly

6:30p Show – “HellaSecret” Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)
6:30p Show - "HellaSecret" Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” comedy show in Oakland. A brand new series of pop-up (and socially distant) live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location the morning ...

8:30p Show – “HellaSecret” Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)
8:30p Show - "HellaSecret" Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” comedy show in Oakland. A brand new series of pop-up (and socially distant) live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location the morning ...

Saturday, October 31

Children Fairyland’s “Halloween Jam” & Monster Mash Parade
Saturday, October 31 – 9:00 am | Cost: $8*
*$8 for children and adults | Guests under age 1 FREE | Members FREE
| Children's Fairyland
Children Fairyland’s "Halloween Jam" & Monster Mash Parade

More delightful than frightful, more kooky than spooky, join us for  the 2020 Halloween Jam – five days of fall fun at Fairyland! Our festivities will be a little different this year, but we’ll still have plenty of decked-out sets to wow your little ones. ...

Celebrate ALOE-ween at the Ruth Bancroft Garden
Celebrate ALOE-ween at the Ruth Bancroft Garden
Dress up and come celebrate ALOE-ween at the Garden. It’s sure to be a skele-fun day for all! ALOE-ween activities run from 10am until 4pm. – Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt* – find all the hidden pumpkins in the Garden and win a prize. – Food Drive supporting the Food ...
New Work by Mark Lightfoot & Wilma Wyss Opens at Manna Gallery
Saturday, October 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Open free to the public - safety protocols in place
| Manna Gallery
New Work by Mark Lightfoot & Wilma Wyss Opens at Manna Gallery
Manna Gallery is pleased to open our final exhibition for this challenging year of 2020. The exhibition opens Saturday, October 31 and continues to Saturday, December 18. Mark and Wilma will be at the gallery Saturday, November 7 from 12 to 5 pm to greet ...
East Bay SPCA’s Meow & Howl-O-Ween Drive-Thru
Saturday, October 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP not required
| East Bay SPCA - Dublin
East Bay SPCA's Meow & Howl-O-Ween Drive-Thru
Join us for un-boo-lievable fun for the whole family (furry friends included!) this Howl-O-Ween! Costumed kids (and pups!) can drive by for a fun pupstop and say Howl-O to East Bay SPCA shelter dogs. Candy and non-food treats will be available for kids. Fun East ...
RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Bay Area
Saturday, October 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Epidemic Ales
RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Bay Area

Come join our us as we take over another brewery tap room, for Round #2 of the RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour. We have added a couple new local artists, and are super excited to have the excellent Epidemic Brewing as our host. They have excellent ...Monthly

6:30p Show – “HellaSecret” Halloween Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)
6:30p Show - "HellaSecret" Halloween Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” comedy show in Oakland. A brand new series of pop-up (and socially distant) live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location the morning ...

Rare Halloween Blue Moon | 2020
Saturday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Rare Halloween Blue Moon | 2020
For the first time since 2001, the Moon will be full on Halloween (October 31). And because this is the second Full Moon in October, it’s also considered a Blue Moon. (It won’t literally be blue, though.) On average, the Moon is full on Halloween every ...
8:30p Show – “HellaSecret” Halloween Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)
8:30p Show - "HellaSecret" Halloween Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” comedy show in Oakland. A brand new series of pop-up (and socially distant) live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location the morning ...

Sunday, November 1

Dia de los muertos w/ Cascada de Flores – Una Ofrenda Musical
Dia de los muertos w/ Cascada de Flores - Una Ofrenda Musical
Let’s build an altar with music, dance, memories and traditions for our muertitos with Cascada de Flores and… you! You are invited to dance and sing with Cascada de Flores on a musical journey sharing Días de Muertos traditions from Mexico and Central America. Together you ...
Oakland Museum of California’s $5 First Sundays | OMCA
Sunday, November 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation of $5 for GA/ additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions
| Oakland Museum of California
Oakland Museum of California's $5 First Sundays | OMCA

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. Sunday Hours – 11am to 5pm – Please check website as hours may change seasonally Suggested donation ...Monthly

Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley
Sunday, November 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| La Peña Cultural Center
Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley

This free, participatory event has been a staple at La Peña Cultural Center for 12 years due to its incredible fun, and recurs every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Come enjoy the Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances, and songs of rumba. Rumba is the ...Monthly

Monday, November 2

Free Virtual Starline Comedy | Oakland
Monday, November 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Virtual Starline Comedy | Oakland

In response to the current health crisis, the “Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food ‘ will be presented virtually until further notice. Comedians Irene Tu and Andrew Orolfo bring you the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to Starline Social Club’s intimate ...Every Monday

Tuesday, November 3

$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Tuesday, November 3 – All Day | Cost: $2 | Diablo Valley Bowl
$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl

Having a fun night out with family and friends shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg. That’s why we offer great prices and daily specials on bowling, food, and fun. $2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | All Day Diablo Valley Bowl, 1500 Monument ...Every Tuesday