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Friday, September 25

“Out Front” Community Outdoor Drinks & Dining at The UC Theatre
Friday, September 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
| The UC Theatre
"Out Front" Community Outdoor Drinks & Dining at The UC Theatre

UC Theatre is excited to be opening its doors again for outdoor drinks and dining featuring Cali Alley and neighborhood food vendors! Join us this Friday and Saturday for a night of socially-distanced fun Out Front at The UC Theatre! We will be open from ...Every Friday

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, September 25 – 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

Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works
Friday, September 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
| Ocean View Brew Works
Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works

Join every 2nd and 4th Friday at Albany’s favorite locally owned microbrewery for Laughs on Tap. A free stand up comedy show featuring the best comedians in the Bay Area and beyond. Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night Every 2nd & 4th Friday | 7:30 ...Monthly

Saturday, September 26

Free National Parks Day: “National Public Lands Day” | 2020
Free National Parks Day: "National Public Lands 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 ...

Open-Air Marketplace of Local Makers at Walnut Creek
Saturday, September 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Broadway Plaza
Open-Air Marketplace of Local Makers at Walnut Creek
Update: Due to unhealthy smoke conditions the event was moved from Sept. 12 to Sept.26th. We are Back!!! Join us for the first market since the shutdown! MAKERS MARKET – An outdoor Marketplace of the Best Local Makers and Great Vibes in Walnut Creek! Come on out y’all! ...
Dan Weber’s “Dreaming City” Art Installation
Saturday, September 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Manna Gallery
Dan Weber's "Dreaming City" Art Installation

Manna Gallery is pleased to announce “Dreaming City”, a special installation by Dan Weber which will use the entire gallery’s space. The exhibition opens Saturday, September 5, and continues until Saturday, October 24. Gallery hours are 12-5 pm every Saturday. Safety protocols are in place, ...Every Saturday

RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Bay Area
Saturday, September 26 – 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

Chabot Space & Science Center’s Virtual Telescope Viewings
Saturday, September 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation is encourage
| Chabot Space & Science Center
Chabot Space & Science Center's Virtual Telescope Viewings

Join Chabot Space & Science Center’s resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting, we will be able to view ...Every Saturday

Sunday, September 27

2020 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Final Day | Oakland
Sunday, September 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase.
| Jack London Square
2020 "Eat Real" Street Food Festival: Final Day | Oakland

Eat Real combines a state fair, a street-food festival, and a block party to create a celebration of good food. At the Eat Real Festival, participants learn where food comes from, who grows it, and how to make it. Eat Real Festival admission is free; ...

Monday, September 28

Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland
Monday, September 28 – 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, September 28 – 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, September 29

$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Tuesday, September 29 – 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, September 29 – 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, September 29 – 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, September 30

“Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland
Wednesday, September 30 – 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 1

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, October 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay

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 and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...Monthly

Friday, October 2

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, October 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
| Impact Hub Oakland
First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland

Impact Hub Oakland opens its doors every first Friday for free coworking all day from 9 am to 6 pm. Be productive and get work done, meet and collaborate with friends, pet a bunny, and enjoy a #SexySalad potluck lunch ($5 suggested donation for Soon-To-Be Members; ...Monthly

FoodieLand Night Market | Oct. 2-4
Friday, October 2 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission or $10 3-Day admission
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Night Market | Oct. 2-4

Mark your calendars for FoodieLand Night Market 2020, happening in two exciting locations with a great selection of dates to choose from including the 4th of July weekend and Labor Day weekend. FoodieLand Night Market 2020 is going to take you to a new level of ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, October 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival

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 Street. Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, ...Monthly

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

“Out Front” Community Outdoor Drinks & Dining at The UC Theatre
Friday, October 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
| The UC Theatre
"Out Front" Community Outdoor Drinks & Dining at The UC Theatre

UC Theatre is excited to be opening its doors again for outdoor drinks and dining featuring Cali Alley and neighborhood food vendors! Join us this Friday and Saturday for a night of socially-distanced fun Out Front at The UC Theatre! We will be open from ...Every Friday

John Rybak + Friends at The Bistro
Friday, October 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Bistro - Hayward
John Rybak + Friends at The Bistro
Come join us as we return with a fun evening of music @ The Bistro in Hayward. I’ll be joined by Perry Spinali on fiddle + Ben Rivera on upright bass. It’s just a 5 minute walk from The Downtown Hayward BART station. It’s free, ...
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, October 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Over 30 Oakland Art Murmur affiliate venues have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Oakland Art Murmur presents a free monthly evening art walk, known as the ‘Art Murmur’, Every first Friday of the month, affiliate venues are open to the public from 6-9 ...Monthly

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, October 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen
"Batch Made Market" Artisan Food | SF

This is your monthly chance to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. Your favorite chefs are in the kitchen, and you can walk through and taste their favorite new recipes. Plus there’s beer. What could be better? The monthly Batch Made Market ...Monthly

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, October 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regular admission is $18 ...Monthly