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Tuesday, September 25

2018 Harvest Moon Over San Francisco
Tuesday, September 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2018 Harvest Moon Over San Francisco

The Moon will be directly opposite the Earth from the Sun and will be fully illuminated as seen from Earth. This phase occurs at 2:53 UTC on September 25, 2018.
This full moon was known by early Native American tribes as the Full Hunters Moon because …

Saturday, October 6

2018 “Bay Day” Celebration & Outdoor Fun Extravaganza | SF Bay
Saturday, October 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2018 "Bay Day" Celebration & Outdoor Fun Extravaganza | SF Bay

Bay Day is like Earth Day – but just for the San Francisco Bay. It is one official day every year for the entire Bay Area to come together and celebrate the Bay.
This year, Save The Bay wants to inspire the Bay Hero in everyone and …

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

every 1st saturday Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, October 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"Healthy Parks Healthy People": Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area

every 1st saturday Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...

Sunday, October 7

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

every 1st saturday Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

Monday, October 8

Draconids Meteor Shower | 2018
Monday, October 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Draconids Meteor Shower | 2018

October’s Draconid meteor shower – sometimes called the Giacobinids – radiates from the fiery mouth of the northern constellation Draco the Dragon.
Because the radiant is located so far north on the sky’s dome, this shower favors temperate and far-northern latitudes, such as the U.S., Canada, …

Saturday, October 13

2018 I Love Yarn Day | SF Bay Area
Saturday, October 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2018 I Love Yarn Day | SF Bay Area

I Love Yarn Day turns eight on October 13th, 2018 and to celebrate, all fiber fans are invited to share their affection for yarn and “stitch it forward” by teaching at least one newbie to knit, crochet, weave, spin or bomb.
Whatever craft it may be… …

Sunday, October 21

Orionids Meteor Shower 2018 | Halley’s Comet’s Debris
Sunday, October 21 – 2:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Orionids Meteor Shower 2018 | Halley's Comet's Debris

On a dark, moonless night, the Orionids exhibit as many as 25 meteors per hour. These fast-moving meteors occasionally leave persistent trains. They sometimes produce bright fireballs, so watch for them to possibly overcome the strong moonlight.
If you trace these meteors backward, they seem to come …

Saturday, November 3

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

every 1st saturday Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, November 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"Healthy Parks Healthy People": Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area

every 1st saturday Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...

Sunday, November 4

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

every 1st saturday Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

Sunday, November 11

2018 Taurids Meteor Shower | Super Bright Fireballs
Sunday, November 11 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2018 Taurids Meteor Shower | Super Bright Fireballs

Like the South Taurids, the North Taurids meteor shower is long-lasting (October 12 – December 2) but modest, and the peak number is forecast at about 5 meteors per hour. The North and South Taurids combine, to provide a nice sprinkling of meteors throughout October …

Saturday, November 17

Leonids Meteor Shower | 2018
Saturday, November 17 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Leonids Meteor Shower | 2018

November’s wonderful Leonid meteor shower happens every year around November 17 or 18, as the world crosses the orbital path of Comet Tempel-Tuttle.
In 2018, the peak night of the shower is expected from midnight to dawn on Saturday and Sunday mornings (November 17 and 18). Although …

Saturday, December 1

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

every 1st saturday Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

Sunday, December 2

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

every 1st saturday Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

Thursday, December 13

2018 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky
Thursday, December 13 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2018 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky

Stargazers can look directly up (away from city lights) to see a spectacular meteor light show originating from the Comet 3200 Phaethon in the constellation Gemini (looking south, almost overhead).  Radiating from near the bright stars Castor and Pollux in the constellation Gemini the Twins, ...


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