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Saturday, October 20

2018 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free for all ages. Food, beer, and wine prices vary.
| Historic Downtown Campbell
2018 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell

Join the two-day Bavarian-themed of the 24th Annual Oktoberfest, with events showcasing authentic, mouthwatering German foods including Bratwurst and other sausages, sauerkraut, pretzels and German potato salad, a variety of beers and ales, over 100 fine artisans from all over the country and an impressive ...

3rd Annual Free Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair | Silicon Valley
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fremont High School
3rd Annual Free Bay Area Kids' Book Fair | Silicon Valley

The 3nd Annual Free Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair is happening this weekend, October 20-21, 2018. The event will be indoors and open from 10 am–3 pm with free admission and free parking. The first 200 families will get a free book bag. Attendees are ...

2018 Día de los Muertos Festival: Lowrider Altars, Mariachi & Lucha Libre | San José
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: $5*
*$5 General Admission; children 12 and under are free
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2018 Día de los Muertos Festival: Lowrider Altars, Mariachi & Lucha Libre | San José

Come enjoy the 9th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival filled with live music, food, local artists, lowrider altars, over 100 vendors, and even Lucha Libre wrestling.
Día San José is steeped in tradition, culture and featuring an amazing display of San José’s long history with its Mexican past, and has grown …

Orionids Meteor Shower 2018 | Halley’s Comet’s Debris
Saturday, October 20 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Orionids Meteor Shower 2018 | Halley's Comet's Debris

On a dark, moonless night, the Orionids exhibit about 10 to 20 meteors per hour. These fast-moving meteors occasionally leave persistent trains and they sometimes produce bright fireballs.
Orionid meteors fly each year between about October 2 to November 7. That’s when Earth is passing through the …

Sunday, October 21

2018 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell
Sunday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free for all ages. Food, beer, and wine prices vary.
| Historic Downtown Campbell
2018 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell

Join the two-day Bavarian-themed of the 24th Annual Oktoberfest, with events showcasing authentic, mouthwatering German foods including Bratwurst and other sausages, sauerkraut, pretzels and German potato salad, a variety of beers and ales, over 100 fine artisans from all over the country and an impressive ...

Final Day: Teatro Visión’s “Departera” World Premiere | San Jose
Sunday, October 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Mexican Heritage Plaza
Final Day: Teatro Visión’s "Departera" World Premiere | San Jose

Inspired by real stories gathered from the community, Departera is a witty, modern take on Día de los Muertos. Inspiring music, touching stories, and diverse characters make this a world premiere you wont want to miss. Departera is performed bilingually in English and Spanish. Seating ...

Monday, October 22

Unconfirmed – Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose
Monday, October 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hedley Club
Unconfirmed - Silent Book Club: Book Lovers' Monthly Reading | San Jose
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Please Note: We have not confirmed that Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading is taking place on October 22, 2018.

Tuesday, October 23

KQED’s Political Breakdown Podcast Ballots & Brews | San Jose
Tuesday, October 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*SOLD OUT - But waitlist is available. Free but tickets are required (doors open at 6:30 pm)
| MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
KQED's Political Breakdown Podcast Ballots & Brews | San Jose

Will California flip the House? What’s at stake with the propositions on this year’s ballot? Join Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos, hosts of KQED’s popular new weekly radio program and podcast Political Breakdown, for a Ballots and Brews voter party. To help make sense of ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, October 24

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, October 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 5 to ...

Friday, October 26

“Rebel Yell” Haunted House | San Jose
Friday, October 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 suggested donation
| Rebel Yell Haunted House
"Rebel Yell" Haunted House | San Jose

In 1957, when Doctor Von Braun purchased the abandoned Rebel Hill Funeral Home and moved there with his wife and two children, no one could have guessed the depths of his evil genius.
His family is long gone now, but his research continues. As you walk …

Three Skulls Haunted House: Vast Land of Nightmares | Milpitas
Friday, October 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are greatly encouraged.
| Three Skulls Haunted House
Three Skulls Haunted House: Vast Land of Nightmares | Milpitas

After taking a year off, Three Skulls Haunted House opens its doors once again allowing visitors to come explore a totally new experience. Strange things have been happening at Three Skulls Funeral Home.
Although many of the people who visit are lifeless their spirits seem to …

ActionSpot 2nd Annual Halloween Bash | San Jose
Friday, October 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| ActionSpot
ActionSpot 2nd Annual Halloween Bash | San Jose

Come, mix, mingle, wear costume, dance to tunes, enjoy the company, food and drinks and do not forget to find your : co-founder, partner, investor and who knows maybe this night will be pivotal for you.
Let’s make it a spooktacular networking event.
Agenda:

7 pm Networking
8 pm …

Saturday, October 27

RSVPs Open for November: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, October 27 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks
RSVPs Open for November: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays

To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more than 40 redwood state parks on the second Saturday of each month in 2018. The passes cover ...

2018 Halloween ComicFest | Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, October 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2018 Halloween ComicFest | Free Comic Book Day

Halloween ComicFest is an annual celebration of Halloween and comics that takes place at participating comic shops around the country and the Bay Area on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Comic book stores host Halloween comic book giveaways, costume contests, artist events and other activities. Find your closest ...

2018 Día de Los Muertos at the Cemetery | San José
Saturday, October 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Calvary Catholic Cemetery
2018 Día de Los Muertos at the Cemetery | San José

The 2018 Día de Los Muertos celebration at Calvary Catholic Cemetery will take place from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, October 27, 2018.
Día de Los Muertos is one of Mexico’s traditional holidays reuniting and honoring beloved ancestors, family, and friends. It is an …

Thrill The World 2018: World Record Thriller Dance-Off | San Jose
Saturday, October 27 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Thrill The World 2018: World Record Thriller Dance-Off | San Jose

Adira Dance & Costume in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood will once again attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World at 3 pm sharp on October 27, 2018.
Thrill The World is an annual worldwide simultaneous dance of Michael Jackson’s …

Halloween Monster Party & Costume Contest | Downtown Campbell
Saturday, October 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Tessora's Barra di Vino
Halloween Monster Party & Costume Contest | Downtown Campbell

Join for a monster bash at Tessora’s Barra di Vino. The Halloween costume party will be some bone-chilling fun. Given to Fly will be rocking the house with their staff in full costume attire, they will be dressed to impress in their Halloween costumes. Come …

Sunday, October 28

Hands-on History Days: Trick-or-Treat In The Park | San Jose
Sunday, October 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: $10*
*$10 per Adult, Free for up to 4 children, and $5 for each additional child. Free for Members
| History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
Hands-on History Days: Trick-or-Treat In The Park | San Jose

With their park decorated for the season, children get to experience the fun of trick-or-treating in a small town atmosphere, while safely walking down the streets of History Park or riding the historic trolley.
Cultural partners at History Park celebrate and share their perspective of the …

Monday, October 29

Downtown Trick-or-Treating & Costume Contest | Campbell
Monday, October 29 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Campbell
Downtown Trick-or-Treating & Costume Contest | Campbell

Trick or Treating will go on in Downtown Campbell rain or shine. You look extra scary, cute, or funny with an umbrella.
Come join the annual Creepy Crawly Halloween event in Downtown Campbell. Bring your two and four legged little ghouls, goblins, and superheros to the …

Tuesday, October 30

2018 Halloween Spooktakular Family Fun Fest | Santana Row
Tuesday, October 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
2018 Halloween Spooktakular Family Fun Fest | Santana Row

No tricks just treats.
Join the special Halloween Family Fun free event featuring free entertainment, interactive games, hands-on activities and educational activities designed for parents and their pre-school aged children.
Wear your costume and trick or treat The Row. Also enjoy arts and crafts, face painting, pumpkin …

KQED’s Political Breakdown Podcast Ballots & Brews | San Jose
Tuesday, October 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but tickets are required (doors open at 6:30 pm)
| MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
KQED's Political Breakdown Podcast Ballots & Brews | San Jose
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Wednesday, October 31

Applebee’s $1 Zombie Cocktail Month | Final Day
Wednesday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)
Applebee's $1 Zombie Cocktail Month | Final Day

There’s a zombie outbreak – just in time for Halloween. The Dollar Zombie is their new Neighborhood Drink of the Month and it’s invading Applebee’s nationwide. It’s a mixture of rum, pineapple, passion fruit, cherry, lime and is garnished with a gummy brain. Applebee’s $1 ...

Thursday, November 1

Strike Out Hunger: Free Bowling & Canned Food Drive | Kick Off
Thursday, November 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Limit one game per person per day. Does not include shoe rental ($3.81).
| Boardwalk Bowl
Strike Out Hunger: Free Bowling & Canned Food Drive | Kick Off

How’s your bowling average these days? Bring a can of food and bowl a free game at the Boardwalk Bowl in Santa Cruz from November 1 through December 31, 2018. All food donations go to Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County to help feed ...

Pay-Your-Age Birthday Bear | Build-A-Bear
Pay-Your-Age Birthday Bear | Build-A-Bear

Build-A-Bear is treating birthday boys and girls to a special treat. Bring in your little ones to a Build-A-Bear Workshop anytime during their birthday month for a special Count Your Candles ceremony and Birthday Treat Bear, and pay just their age. Build-A-Bear Kids’ Birthday Treat ...