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Saturday, September 21

3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland
Saturday, September 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (Oakland)
3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland

Every third Saturday, the Oakland Art Murmur presents a free guided walking tour based on a different theme each tour. Tours take place on the third Saturday of each month and are led by prominent Oakland gallery directors, curators, writers, and artists. You may check their website ...Monthly

NorCal Night Market: Food, Shopping & Entertainment Festival | Pleasanton
Saturday, September 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tickets are sold at the door. Children 3 and under are free. Parking is $10. Both admission and parking are cash only.
| Alameda County Fairgrounds (Pleasanton Ave.)
NorCal Night Market: Food, Shopping & Entertainment Festival | Pleasanton

NorCal Night Market, the largest night market featuring food, merchandise, and arts in the Bay Area is back for its second year. Enjoy all the nighttime sights, sounds, and flavors in a spacious, picturesque location. Imagine strolling through rows of merchandise, games, and crafts booths ...

Free Kids Tickets: Oakland A’s Fireworks Night | vs. Texas Rangers
Free Kids Tickets: Oakland A's Fireworks Night | vs. Texas Rangers

The Oakland A’s are in the thick of the playoff hunt and kids can get free tickets all September down the stretch (as long as they attend with one paying adult). Fans ages 12 and younger can attend home games in September free of charge. ...

“Cat People” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland
Saturday, September 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | The Layover
"Cat People" Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland

Cat People is a stand-up comedy show for cat lovers by cat lovers. Every third Saturday at Layover – now, until infinity. Oh and there’s free pizza. Yum. Tickets are $10. Doors open at 6:30 pm; show starts at 7 pm. Feel free to bring ...Monthly

Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville
Saturday, September 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 Suggested Donation
| Boonation Custom Cycles
Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville

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 Custom Cycles, 5656 Genoa St, Emeryville FREE with a $5 suggested ...

Win Tix: Pop-Up Magazine: The Escape Issue | Oakland
Saturday, September 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Paramount Theatre
Pop-Up Magazine presents a night of live storytelling, music, art, and performance devoted to escapes big and small, daring and mundane, physical and mental. This is Pop-Up Magazine’s first-ever themed tour, The Escape Issue. > Get Tickets – $38 Contributors to Pop-Up Magazine’s Escape Issue include comedian ...
Final of 2019: Free A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland
Saturday, September 21 – 9:05 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Final of 2019: Free A's Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game starts, whether the A’s win or lose. Sit in awe on the ...

Sunday, September 22

Niles Canyon Stroll & Roll | Fremont
Sunday, September 22 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE | Niles Canyon Road
Niles Canyon Stroll & Roll | Fremont
The Niles Canyon Stroll & Roll is a biennial event where Highway 84 (Niles Canyon Road) is closed to vehicular traffic. This is an opportunity for people to bike and walk safely through the canyon with their friends and family. The Stroll & Roll began in ...
2019 Pacific Fine Arts Festival: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Montclair Village
2019 Pacific Fine Arts Festival: Sunday | Oakland

The Montclair Village Fall Art Walk returns to Oakland Saturday, September 21st and Sunday, September 22nd. Sponsored by the Montclair Village Association, this free event showcases works from more than 40 artists and crafters who will line the sidewalks displaying a wide array of handcrafted ...

24th Annual Lafayette Art & Wine Festival: Sunday | East Bay
Sunday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Bring extra for drink purchase.
| Downtown Lafayette
24th Annual Lafayette Art & Wine Festival: Sunday | East Bay

The 24th annual Lafayette Art & Wine Festival, one of the largest festivals in Contra Costa County held the 3rd weekend in September. In past years, over 80,000 people strolled among the stalls of art, handmade crafts, sampling foods from top local restaurants and enjoying quality ...

2019 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Final Day | Oakland
Sunday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase.
| Jack London Square
2019 "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; ...

$5 Day at Oakland Museum of California: 50th Birthday | 2019
Sunday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Oakland Museum of California
$5 Day at Oakland Museum of California: 50th Birthday | 2019

Celebrate OMCA’s 50th birthday with us all weekend long! Visit on Saturday and Sunday for $5 admission to OMCA’s galleries of California Art, History, and Natural Sciences. Show off your OMCA pride with a limited edition 50th anniversary tote bag, available to guests who sign ...

2019 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention | Open Jam Session
Sunday, September 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Freight & Salvage
2019 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention | Open Jam Session

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention is a five day music festival featuring performances by local and national acts, several rollicking square dances, the illustrious stringband contest, workshops, and plenty of jamming, in venues throughout Berkeley. The convention is organized by folks who love old ...

3rd Annual Romanian Festival SF Bay Area | Hayward
Sunday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Holy Resurrection Romanian
3rd Annual Romanian Festival SF Bay Area | Hayward

Save the date for the 3rd Annual Romanian Festival. At the event, you will have the opportunity to experience the different wonderful aspects of Romanian Culture. 3rd Annual Romanian Festival Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 | Noon to 9 pm Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 | Noon ...

2019 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention | Jamming in the Park
Sunday, September 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ohlone Park (Berkeley)
2019 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention | Jamming in the Park

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention is a five day music festival featuring performances by local and national acts, several rollicking square dances, the illustrious stringband contest, workshops, and plenty of jamming, in venues throughout Berkeley. The convention is organized by folks who love old ...

NorCal Night Market: Food, Shopping & Entertainment Festival | Final Day
Sunday, September 22 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tickets are sold at the door. Children 3 and under are free. Parking is $10. Both admission and parking are cash only.
| Alameda County Fairgrounds (Pleasanton Ave.)
NorCal Night Market: Food, Shopping & Entertainment Festival | Final Day

NorCal Night Market, the largest night market featuring food, merchandise, and arts in the Bay Area is back for its second year. Enjoy all the nighttime sights, sounds, and flavors in a spacious, picturesque location. Imagine strolling through rows of merchandise, games, and crafts booths ...

2019 Fall Equinox Drum Circle | Berkeley
Sunday, September 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Sacred Stream Center
2019 Fall Equinox Drum Circle | Berkeley
Sacred Stream holds drumming circles four times a year on the Solstice and Equinox to honor the season and to focus on healing for the community and the earth. Free, but an RSVP is required. The focus of these circles is on healing for individuals, the community, and ...

Monday, September 23

Autumn Preview: Fall Colors, Corn Mazes & Pumpkin Patches
Monday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area
Autumn Preview: Fall Colors, Corn Mazes & Pumpkin Patches
We’re very lucky here in the Bay Area for our beautiful Autumn weather. We have our gorgeous “Indian Summer,” to thank for that which extends a bit of warmth and brings us plenty of dry days to get outdoors. Despite the warm temps, you can still ...
$2 Bowling All Day Mondays & Tuesdays | Concord
Monday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: $2 | Diablo Valley Bowl
$2 Bowling All Day Mondays & Tuesdays | Concord

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 Bowling All Day Monday & Tuesday & Tuesday | 10 am ...Every Monday

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

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 short lectures on cutting-edge research. With new guest lecturers each month, come learn about ...Monthly

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, September 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland

Comedians Irene Tu and Andrew Orolfo bring you the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to Starline Social Club’s intimate comedy room. Rotating pop up food vendors will be selling delicious food before every show. Past surprise guests include: Michael Che (SNL), Hannibal Buress, ...Every Monday

Tuesday, September 24

Marugame Udon Grand Opening: Free Gift Cards, Prizes & Discounts | Berkeley
Tuesday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free $10 Gift Cards for the 1st 100 customers in line
| Marugame Udon
Marugame Udon Grand Opening: Free Gift Cards, Prizes & Discounts | Berkeley
Marugame Udon will be celebrating their Grand Opening event for their 7th California location in Berkeley. To celebrate, they will have the following promotions: 30% off entire menu all day 1st 100 customers in line will receive a free $10 gift card Everyone will get a chance to ...
Brand New “Painted Pianos” Musical Art & Live Performance | Walnut Creek
Tuesday, September 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather Permitting.
| 1403 Locust St. (Walnut Creek)
Brand New "Painted Pianos" Musical Art & Live Performance | Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek Downtown is proud to announce a new musical art project called, “Painted Pianos.” Eight pianos will be donated by Steinway Piano Gallery and hand-painted by local artists on site, in downtown Walnut Creek and the Center for Community Arts’ Shadelands campus courtyard. Artists ...

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, September 24 – 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

“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday
Tuesday, September 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $10 at door.
| Copper Spoon Cocktails & Kitchen
"Town Business" Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday

SF may get most of the press, but Oakland has its own rich comedy scene, so “Town Business” is your weekly Tuesday showcase of some of the town’s best comics from around the Bay in a cool “Golden State Lounge” with comfy couches and a brick fireplace. Many comedians performing ...