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Tuesday, October 15

SF Bicycle Coalition’s Night & All-Weather Biking Class | Noe Valley
Tuesday, October 15 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Requested
| Noe Valley/Sally Brunn Branch Library
SF Bicycle Coalition's Night & All-Weather Biking Class | Noe Valley
In a city that (almost) never sleeps, where mist and precipitation might roll in at any moment, it’s important to feel confident riding in any condition. This class, designed for intermediate riders who feel comfortable navigating urban streets, will teach you how to be prepared ...
Win Tix: Litquake 2019: A Critical Look at Uber & Facebook | SF
Tuesday, October 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Swedish American Hall
Have a glimpse behind the facades of troubled Silicon Valley giants. Award-winning investigative reporter Mike Isaac’s Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber delivers a gripping account of Uber’s rapid rise, its pitched battles with taxi unions and drivers, the company’s toxic internal culture, and the ...

Win Tix: Rifftastic: The All Crowd Work & Riffing Show w/ Joe Klocek & More | SF
Tuesday, October 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line
Joe has appeared on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham,” NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and was a commentator for the Emmy award-winning documentary, “A Bridge so Far.” Joe has also told a story on NPR’s “Snap Judgement” and San Francisco’s own “Bawdy.” > Get Tickets – $20 Adv ...
Win Tix: Folk Rock Stars: Jesse Malin & Joseph Arthur | The Chapel
Tuesday, October 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Chapel
Akron, Ohio-hailing singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur will split an intimate co-headline bill with fellow folk-rocker Jesse Malin on October 15, 8 pm at the Chapel SF. > Get Tickets – $18 Adv / $20 Door Jesse Malin (former D Generation leadman) and Joseph Arthur (Fistful of Mercy, RNDM) ...

Wednesday, October 16

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, October 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Biblio Bistro" Farmers' Market Cooking School | UN Plaza

Wondering how to prepare the beautiful produce that our local farmers are growing and selling at the Farmers Market? Come check out a live demonstration of how to sauté a featured vegetable at the Heart of the City Farmers Market with Biblio Bistro, the Library’s mobile ...Monthly

“The Glass Room” A Black Mirror-ish Pop Up Shop | Oct. 16-Nov. 3
Wednesday, October 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 838 Market St
"The Glass Room" A Black Mirror-ish Pop Up Shop | Oct. 16-Nov. 3

The Glass Room is a pop-up store with a twist, displaying products and provocations where nothing is actually for sale. “Go to The Glass Room. If Black Mirror had a showroom, this would be it.” – Baratunde Thurston’ Instead, the objects in The Glass Room ...

SF’s Shoreview Park Groundbreaking Celebration | Bayview
Wednesday, October 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Shoreview Park (SF)
SF's Shoreview Park Groundbreaking Celebration | Bayview
Join us for a groundbreaking ceremony and community day to celebrate the start of construction on the Shoreview Park renovation project. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 16 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the park (1 Lillian Court) and will feature lawn ...
Free Rooftop Zydeco Concert at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, October 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Zydeco Concert at Salesforce Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s newly-reopened 5.4 acre park on top of the Transit Center hosts a ton of free events every week highlighted by free weekly after-work outdoor rooftop concerts curated by People in Plazas. So close your laptop and open your soul with after-work jams ...Every Wednesday

“Terror Vault” SF’s Epic Halloween Haunt Returns | Oct. 10 – Nov. 10
“Terror Vault” SF’s Epic Halloween Haunt Returns | Oct. 10 - Nov. 10

Part theatre, part haunted maze, and part escape room, San Francisco’s premiere haunted attraction returns for 2019 with an all-new, bigger, and more terrifying immersive experience from the insane mind of Peaches Christ. Filled with top performers and screamers, this epic haunt invites you to ...

“Between Heaven & Hell” Conversation w/ David Talbot | SF
Wednesday, October 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bird & Beckett Books and Records
"Between Heaven & Hell" Conversation w/ David Talbot | SF
Salon magazine founder David Talbot is not only a bestselling author of books like Season of the Witch and The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA and the Rise of America’s Secret Government; he’s also a great defender of San Francisco in all its glories ...
“The Cellar” Haunted House | SF
Wednesday, October 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $25 | 16th and Mission
"The Cellar" Haunted House | SF
Descend into chaos. The Cellar is quite literally an underground haunt, full of all the terror and horror indicative of those dark places. Basements, root cellars, deep down below. Come and join us, won’t you? The Cellar will feature dark, enclosed spaces, stairs, crawling, jump scares, ...
Free Astronomy Lecture | Castro
Wednesday, October 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Randall Museum
Free Astronomy Lecture | Castro

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Randall Museum Theater on the third Wednesday of every month, ...Monthly

Free Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday
Wednesday, October 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Executive Order Bar & Lounge
Free Comedy Night at SF's Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday

Come laugh at one of SF’s newest cocktail lounges, Executive Order, every Wednesday night at 8pm. HellaFunny Comedy Night will feature six of San Francisco’s best local comics. Comedians on this showcase have been featured on Comedy Central, MTV, ABC, NBC, SF Sketchfest and Clusterfest. ...

Win Tix: Matty Matheson’s A Happy Vulnerable, Tasty Sadness, Happy Tour | SF
Wednesday, October 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | August Hall
The star of Viceland’s It’s Suppertime and Dead Set On Life. He’s not your typical TV chef. Known as much for his amazing food as his love for life, positive mental attitude, and epic Instagram account. > Get Tickets – $27.50 Famous for his interpretations of classics ...
Win Tix: Modern Pop-rock: Banners | Bottom of the Hill
Wednesday, October 16 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Bottom of the Hill
Banners (Liverpool, UK) In the space between piano chords, sweeping beats, and orchestral guitar, an awakening happens. > Get Tickets – $15 As if stirring to life, the music of Banners ascends towards steeple-size heights lifted by frontman Michael Nelson’s dynamic delivery and exquisite songcraft as well ...

Thursday, October 17

Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa
Thursday, October 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Market & New Montgomery St
Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa

Hidden stories and surprises abound in a free 90-minute walking tour in the Yerba Buena neighborhood of San Francisco’s history, art, poetry, architecture and activism, including live performances of characters that gave the city its unique reputation. Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours Every 3rd Thursday ...Monthly

Free 30-Minute Core & Stretch Express | Salesforce Park
Thursday, October 17 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 30-Minute Core & Stretch Express | Salesforce Park

Take a break from your desk with this 30-minute express lunchtime class every Thursday from 12:30 pm to 1 pm. Pair with Express Bootcamp beforehand for a full body workout.Every Thursday

Rooftop DJ Classes in Salesforce Park | SF
Thursday, October 17 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Rooftop DJ Classes in Salesforce Park | SF

Fingersnaps Media Arts will show you how to scratch, sample, loop, and edit music in this hands-on tutorial every Thursday at the Main Plaza. Recommended for ages 10 and up.Every Thursday

Creative Flow: Accessible Art Making Experience | Salesforce Park
Thursday, October 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Creative Flow: Accessible Art Making Experience | Salesforce Park

Creative Flow activates community, productive play, and well-being through accessible and purposeful art making experiences every Thursday from 5 pm to 6:30 pm.Every Thursday

Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...Monthly

Free Third Thursdays at California Historical Society | SF
Thursday, October 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | California Historical Society
Free Third Thursdays at California Historical Society | SF

Explore the current exhibitions for free from 5 PM-8 PM on the third Thursday of every month, as part of the Yerba Buena neighborhood’s Third Thursday program.Monthly

DJ Party in the Park “Thursdays on Vinyl” | Salesforce Park
Thursday, October 17 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
DJ Party in the Park "Thursdays on Vinyl" | Salesforce Park

Enjoy a selection of DJs spinning authentic vinyl jams and supplying good vibes on the plaza for free. Curated by HUSHconcerts, every Thursday, July 4 to October 24, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Salesforce Park (Main Plaza.)Every Thursday

Kristeen Young Free In-store Concert | Amoeba SF
Thursday, October 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Kristeen Young Free In-store Concert | Amoeba SF
NYC-based multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter, and all-round art rocker Kristeen Young plays live and signs her latest album The SubSet on Thursday, October 17th at 6pm at Amoeba SF. You can also catch her at her DNA Lounge residency every Wednesday in October.
Seismic NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF
Seismic NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF
We’re bracing ourselves for vibrations during Seismic NightLife, including on the dance floor. On the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, we’re digging back into seismic matters and ‘80s culture. Look back at the City’s major 20th-century earthquakes through historic images, and look to ...
Exploratorium After Dark: Earthquakes | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Earthquakes | Pier 15
Drop, cover, and hold on…to After Dark: Earthquakes, where we’ll commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta quake and look ahead to the latest in earthquake preparation, safety research, and building practices. And don’t miss the return of Everything Matters, which picks up with ...