Wednesday, November 11
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
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
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.
Thursday, November 26
Oakland Turkey Trot | Run & Walk | Thanksgiving Day 2020
More than just a healthy start to the holiday, the 4th Annual Oakland Turkey Trot 5K is a fun way to give back while you give thanks. In partnership with the Mayor’s Office, Alameda County Community Food Bank, Oakland Public Schools and local sponsors and ...
Sunday, November 29
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
Sunday, December 13
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. ...