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Monday, October 22

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, October 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Every Monday

10/22 Lineup:

Alex Hooper (America’s Got Talent)
Neel Nanda (Jimmy Kimmel Live)
Butch Escobar (San Jose Improv)
Connor Larsen (Laughing Skull Lounge)
Annie Bernstein (Bottomless Standards)

Tuesday, October 23

Double Standard Comedy: Free Standup & Cookies | Oakland
Tuesday, October 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Double Standard
Double Standard Comedy: Free Standup & Cookies | Oakland
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10/23 Lineup:
Headliner: Geneva Rust-Orta

Jordan Thewlis
Hayley Benham-Archdeacon
Jeff Dean
Scott Simpson

Dirty Old Women Read Erotica | Oakland
Tuesday, October 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Octopus Literary Salon
Dirty Old Women Read Erotica | Oakland

Treat yourself to original erotica written by self-identified older women of all flavors.
Kristen Caven dances with sexuality and comedy, writing circles around squares and drawing lines with dangerous curves. Her tender, true and/or tantalizing stories, cartoons and articles have been published in a variety of …

Wednesday, October 24

Oakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown
Oakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown

Learn about the contributions of Chinese and other Asian immigrants to the history of both California and the Bay Area. Stroll along sidewalk markets filled with fresh fish as well as exotic fruits and vegetables. View changing displays in the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. in ...

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, October 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Every Wednesday

10/24 Lineup:

Connor Larsen (NYC)
Sureni Weerasekera (SF Punchlinel)
Cody Smit (Fogbelt)
Cameron Vannini (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club)
Andrew Orolfo (SF Sketchfest) & more

Thursday, October 25

Oakland Ballet Company’s “Luna Mexicana” Dia de los Muertos Special | Oakland
Thursday, October 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Oakland Ballet Company's "Luna Mexicana" Dia de los Muertos Special | Oakland

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with an excerpt from Oakland Ballet Company’s Luna Mexicana. This 15-minute performance is filled with the exuberant dancing, joyful music, colorful costumes, and the celebration of family that are hallmarks of Dia de los Muertos.
The evening will also feature additional …

Friday, October 26

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 along with half-price after-hours museum gallery admission. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are ...Every Friday

Win Tix: Radical French Pop Star: Christine and the Queens | Fox Theater
Friday, October 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Fox Theater

Christine and the Queens is the electronic pop solo project of singer, songwriter, dancer and producer Héloïse Létissier. Born in Nantes, France, Letissier studied theatre before forming her solo musical group Christine and the Queens.
> Get Tickets – $36
Letissier has been signed to the independent …

“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Beer & Popcorn | Oakland
"Comedy Soup": Music, Comedy, Free Beer & Popcorn | Oakland

Comedy Soup is Oakland’s DIY comedy show that features a lineup of some of the Bay Area’s best comedians, a new musical act every month, and a hearty helping of free popcorn and beer will be served for every audience member. Free with an RSVP to soupcomedyrsvp@gmail.com, Suggested ...Monthly

Saturday, October 27

Last of 2018: Free Oakland Summer Walking Tour | Old Oakland
Last of 2018: Free Oakland Summer Walking Tour | Old Oakland

Old Oakland Tour: This tour explores the 1870s business district where carefully restored brick commercial buildings now house offices, galleries and eateries. The historic district is a visible reminder of Oakland’s designation in 1869 as the Western Terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad. Tour begins at ...

DogFest Walk ‘n Roll: Costume Contest & Games | Oakland
Saturday, October 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
DogFest Walk 'n Roll: Costume Contest & Games | Oakland

Join in on the annual DogFest at Jack London Square with activites include a little pet shopping from local vendors, enjoy great beer and food, pet caricatures drawings, face painting, a costume contest and much, much more.
DogFest Walk ‘n Roll Bay Area is a dog- and …

13th Annual Pumpkin Festival | Mountain View
Saturday, October 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Cemetery
13th Annual Pumpkin Festival | Mountain View

Celebrate Halloween at the fun-filled pumpkin patch meadow, with free pumpkins, activities, and treats for the kids. To join in the fun, head down to the end of Piedmont Avenue after the parade and proceed into the cemetery to the pumpkin patch meadow.
Children can choose …

Oakland Halloween Bar Crawl: Drink Deals, Games, & Costume Contest | Beer Revolution
Oakland Halloween Bar Crawl: Drink Deals, Games, & Costume Contest | Beer Revolution

Join the Oakland Halloween Bar Crawl on Saturday, October 27. Enjoy themed drink specials at designated, historical bars, a costume contest with prizes, drinking games, and more while crawling around Jack London Square.
Oakland Halloween Bar Crawl
Saturday, October 27, 2018 | 7 pm to midnight
Beer Revolution …

2018 Slasher Summer Camp Halloween Party | Oakland
Saturday, October 27 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bar 355
2018 Slasher Summer Camp Halloween Party | Oakland

Join this year’s Slasher Summer Camp Halloween Party. Honoring the classic trope of the Slasher Summer Camp movies by creating their own Camp 355.
Come try a creepy camp themed cocktail special. Plus an all vinyl terrifying 80s set from DJ Stand-In. And of course, as …

Sunday, October 28

2018 Chevere Halloween Party: Afro-Latino Music + Live DJ | Oakland
Sunday, October 28 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Arrive early for guaranteed entry.
| Hello Stranger
2018 Chevere Halloween Party: Afro-Latino Music + Live DJ | Oakland

Dress up in your best and most unique Halloween costume and dance the night away with Afro-Latino music, great food and good vibes on October 28th, 2018.
DJ-Erick Dembow will be playing the best of Timba, Salsa, Soca, Reggaeton, Cubaton, Bachata, Dancehall and Merengue.

Monday, October 29

Driveway Follies: Oakland’s Epic Halloween DIY Puppet Show | East Bay
Monday, October 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Haunted Yard
Driveway Follies: Oakland's Epic Halloween DIY Puppet Show | East Bay

Driveway Follies Driveway Follies offers a rare opportunity to see the nearly lost art of marionette puppetry in an intimate setting. Driveway Follies is recognized for providing professionally staged family-friendly Halloween marionette performances each year in Oakland. The repertoire celebrates and illustrates historic and cultural ...

Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland
Monday, October 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm
| Club 21
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 Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, October 29 – 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), Jermaine Fowler ...Every Monday

Tuesday, October 30

Oakland’s Epic Halloween Yard Haunt & DIY Puppet Show | East Bay
Tuesday, October 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Haunted Yard
Oakland's Epic Halloween Yard Haunt & DIY Puppet Show | East Bay

Driveway Follies Driveway Follies offers a rare opportunity to see the nearly lost art of marionette puppetry in an intimate setting. Driveway Follies is recognized for providing professionally staged family-friendly Halloween marionette performances each year in Oakland. The repertoire celebrates and illustrates historic and cultural ...

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, October 30 – 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

Wednesday, October 31

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens

Uptown to the Lake: A walking tour of the Uptown District with an emphasis on Art Deco. Tour includes the Paramount Theatre, Historic Sweet’s Ballroom, the Fox Theater and the Kaiser Center roof garden with views of Lake Merritt. Tour begins at 10 am in ...

Driveway Follies: Oakland’s Epic Halloween DIY Puppet Show | East Bay
Wednesday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Haunted Yard
Driveway Follies: Oakland's Epic Halloween DIY Puppet Show | East Bay

Driveway Follies Driveway Follies offers a rare opportunity to see the nearly lost art of marionette puppetry in an intimate setting. Driveway Follies is recognized for providing professionally staged family-friendly Halloween marionette performances each year in Oakland. The repertoire celebrates and illustrates historic and cultural ...

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, October 31 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Every Wednesday

10/31 Lineup:

Ryan Sudhakaran (Super Stacked)
Gary Hughes (SF Punchlinel)
Jill Maragos (SF Sketchfest)
Steve Ausburne (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) & more

Heart & Dagger’s 8th Annual Halloween Bash: Spooky Playlist, Drinks & Horror Movies | Oakland
Wednesday, October 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Heart and Dagger Saloon
Heart & Dagger's 8th Annual Halloween Bash: Spooky Playlist, Drinks & Horror Movies | Oakland

Come join the eight annual Halloween Bash on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at the Heart & Dagger Saloon for free. Invite your friends, this party is open to everyone (21 and over with valid ID only).
Beginning at 9 pm Halloween night they will be offering some tasty …

Friday, November 2

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, November 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