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Tracy Home Hosts Epic Halloween Light Show Set to MetallicaTracy Home Hosts Epic Halloween Light Show Set to Metallica
By - posted 10/20/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Fun & Games, Halloween, Things to Do, Wow

Wow! One home in Tracy has gone all out for Halloween. They’ve decked their house out in an epic light show that’s coordinated to Metallica‘s Enter Sandman. The Halloween light show also features a light show to The Monster by Eminem ft. Rihanna. The BetGeorge home has been featured on Good Morning more...

Oakland Zoo's Free Wildlife Scavenger Hunt Through the ZooOakland Zoo’s Free Wildlife Scavenger Hunt Through the Zoo
By - posted 10/20/2020
Adorable, Fun & Games, Things to Do

This year, the Oakland Zoo is participating in the 2020 Bay Area Science Festival and hosting Zoo Quest, a free scavenger hunt that places in the zoo. Gather your squad of up to four total adventurers to visit the Oakland Zoo in-person for a unique wildlife-themed scavenger hunt. You will be more...

SF's New Outdoor Pool Table at The Wooden Nickel's ParkletSF’s New Outdoor Pool Table at The Wooden Nickel’s Parklet
By - posted 10/20/2020
Fun & Games, Outdoor Dining, Things to Do

Miss playing pool? Thanks to Broke-Ass Stuart for letting us know that The Wooden Nickel now has a outdoor pool table in their parklet. How will it work? Reservations are required to play, and you must pay in advance. It’s $30 for 50 mins of play; this allows 10 minutes between bookings to sanitize more...

SF's Mysterious "Guac Walk" Treasure Hunt Has BegunSF’s Mysterious “Guac Walk” Treasure Hunt Has Begun
By - posted 10/17/2020
Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do

Want to take a mysterious trek across SF all in the name of guacamole? Embark on the Guac Walk. Will it lead to an ever elusive avocado tree with an endless array of ripe avocados ready for the picking? Will it lead to a swimming pool filled with guac? Probably not, more...

"Jelly Belly" Founder is Giving Away a Candy Factory“Jelly Belly” Founder is Giving Away a Candy Factory
By - posted 9/8/2020
Fun & Games

Thanks to ABC7 for letting us know that the inventor/founder of Jelly Belly Jelly Beans will give away a candy factory as part of the “Golden Ticket” treasure hunt. Although Klein has not been affiliated with “Jelly Belly” since 1980  (Jelly Belly is based in Fairfield, in between the Bay more...

Watch an Epic Landing on the Golden Gate Bridge | Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020Watch an Epic Landing on the Golden Gate Bridge | Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020
By - posted 9/1/2020
Fun & Games, Wow

Take a virtual tour high above San Francisco. YouTuber Brady Bigalke gave us a taste of what it’s like to fly above and through The City with the new Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020.  One of the highlights of his video shows him landing a Zlin Shock Ultra plane at more...

"Game of Shrooms" Mushroom Art Hunt Invades Bay Area“Game of Shrooms” Mushroom Art Hunt Invades Bay Area
By - posted 8/18/2020
Fun & Games

Thanks to the SF Gate for letting us know about the fun international art scavenger hunt “Game of Shrooms” took place in the Bay Area on Aug 15, 2020. Main photo credit @trinket_succulents who found this adorable little knitted mushroom for Game of Shrooms 2020. Learn more about the artist who more...

Have You Seen The LEGO BART Train?Have You Seen The LEGO BART Train?
By - posted 5/29/2020
Fun & Games

Thanks to bartable for letting us know about Sergio Aldana, a 19-year-old living in Richmond who rides BART from El Cerrito del Norte Station to Pleasant Hill, where he’s a sophomore at Diablo Valley College taking product design classes. And he’s combined two longtime interests into one passion project. Check more...

Social Distance Inflatable Dinosaur ParadeSocial Distance Inflatable Dinosaur Parade
By - posted 3/24/2020
Fun & Games

One neighborhood in Milwaukee got creative this past weekend with a inflatable dinosaur parade to help give people a break from the pandemic outbreak. Participants dressed up in inflatable dinosaurs and paraded through the neighborhood at a safe social distance (one dinosaur even came prepared with a ruler in hand). Unlike more...

"Chalk Your Walk": Uplifting Colorful Chalk Art Trail“Chalk Your Walk”: Uplifting Colorful Chalk Art Trail
By - posted 3/23/2020
Fun & Games

There’s an uplifting viral trend doodling across the world (and right here in The Bay) called “Chalk Your Walk.” The idea is to add some positivity to your neighborhood with colorful words of hope. Just grab some chalk and scribble encouraging messages on your sidewalk or driveway. It’s a great way more...

Rainbow Trail Scavenger HuntRainbow Trail Scavenger Hunt
By - posted 3/22/2020
Fun & Games

When it rains, look for rainbows… We love this positive viral trend (#rainbowwalk / #rainbowhunt / #rainbowwindows) we’ve seen online. People around the world are putting up rainbows in their windows and it looks like the Bay Area is onboard too (we’ve spotted some in our neighborhood). Locally, East Bay blog 510Families more...

#LightsForLife: Home Xmas Lights Spread Cheer#LightsForLife: Home Xmas Lights Spread Cheer
By - posted 3/18/2020
Fun & Games

People around the world are digging their holiday lights back out and putting them up as way to spread a little joy and positivity while we’re self-isolating during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Participants see the festive lights as way to lift spirits for themselves and for their neighbors who can enjoy more...

Kids Bowl Free + $30 Unlimited Family Bowling PassKids Bowl Free + $30 Unlimited Family Bowling Pass
By - posted 3/3/2020
Fun & Games

Select bowling centers and schools around the country are participating in the first-ever Kids Bowl Free program. Registered kids receive 2 free games of bowling each day of The KBF Program All Summer Long, valued at over $500 per child. This program is designed by bowling centers to give back to more...

No Pants BART Ride DayNo Pants BART Ride Day
By - posted 1/12/2020
Fun & Games

Drop your pants for the 19th Annual No Pants Subway Ride in San Francisco and the Bay Area. The whole point is for 600+ people to ride BART (and then Muni) without any pants (wearing interesting undies and colorful socks) and to keep a straight face and act completely normal. 2020 No Pants BART more...

2019 Comedy Day in the Park2019 Comedy Day in the Park
By - posted 9/10/2019
Fun & Games

If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 39th Annual Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon. The biggest single-day comedy event of the year in San Francisco is more...