10/17 - “Magic Lantern” Abstract-Pop Outdoor 3D Light Show - The Magic Lantern 3-D Show will cover the San Mateo County History Museum with an array of colorful lights taking viewers on an abstract adventure through Redwood City’s history. The show, titled RWC 150, depicts a mysterious time-travelling robot, from the days of redwood forests, through the hippie movement, and into the rise of Silicon Valley. San Mateo County History Museum: CALTRAIN in San Jose direction, get off Redwood City Station, walk to 2200 Broadway.

10/18 - $1 Book Sale - San Francisco Public Library host weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library. All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco Public Library. SF Main Library: BART to Civic Center, walk to 100 Larkin St.

10/19 - “Exploratorium After Dark” Poetic Virtual Reality Journey - Feed your head every Thursday night at After Dark at the Exploratorium. Savor unique, thought-provoking series for adults—plus, grab dinner and drinks by the Bay, play with hundreds of hands-on exhibits, crawl through their pitch black Tactile Dome, and explore. Exploratorium: BART to Embarcadero, walk to Market St., take the F in Fisherman's Wharf direction, get off at the Embarcadero & Green St., arrive at Pier 15

10/20 - “Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party - Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of Fort Mason Center with DJs (typically 5-7) and live music (typically 8-10). Fort Mason Center: BART to 16th St. Mission, @ 16th St. & Mission St. take bus 22 (Bay St.) to Fillmore St. & Bay St., walk (0.6mi/11min) to 2 Marina Blvd.

10/20 - SF’s Filipino Night Market Festival: October 2017 - Inspired by the vibrant night markets of Asia, Undiscovered SF is a free monthly Music+Art+Food Festival and curated collection of emerging artists and merchants that celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the SOMA Pilipinas district located in the heart of San Francisco’s innovative South Of Market neighborhood. The SF Mint: BART to Powell St., walk to 88 5th St.

10/21 - 2017 Wharf Fest - Wharf Fest returns to San Francisco’s iconic waterfront neighborhood. For the fifth year in a row, Fisherman’s Wharf invites Bay Area locals to come enjoy the neighborhood after the crowds of visitors have subsided but before the fabulous fall weather fades away. Fisherman's Wharf: BART to Embarcadero, walk to Market St. & Main St., take F trolley bus (Fisherman's Wharf), get off at Jones St. & Beach St., walk to Fisherman's Wharf

10/22 - Exploratorium Free Community Day - The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. Exploratorium: BART to Embarcadero, walk to Market St., take the F in Fisherman's Wharf direction, get off at the Embarcadero & Green St., arrive at Pier 15

10/22 - “Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market - Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. UN Plaza: BART to Civic Center, walk to UN Plaza

The Dylan Hotel - Cow Palace Rodeo October 2017

Grand National Livestock Exposition, Horse Show & Rodeo

October 20 & 21, 2017

October 20 will be “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” night. Keep an eye out for the pink collection boots going around the rodeo. Proceeds will benefit Bay Area Cancer Connections, a Palo Alto-based organization that provides people touched by breast cancer with the resources and community they need. $6.00 off Rodeo tickets.

Cow Palace: Caltrain North to Bayshore Station, get off at Sunnydale Ave & Bay Shore Blvd, take Bus 9R (Sunnydale) to Geneva Ave & Castelo St, walk to Cow Palace

http://www.cowpalace.com/events/2017/gnr2017-wk1

 

The Dylan Hotel -  2017 Burlingame Fall Fest. Caltrain going south 5 minutes form The Dylan Hotel

2nd Annual Fall Fest 

October 28 & 29, 2017

ADMISSION FREE! 
Downtown Burlingame's Second Annual Fall Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, October 28th and 29th on Howard Avenue from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. This event will include FREE live music, food trucks, a beer garden and a FREE kids zone.

Downtown Burlingame: Caltrain South, exit Burlingame Ave Station, walk 5 minutes to Howard Ave.

 

Moscone Center

10/17 - 10/19 - Samsung Developer Conference 2017 - The Samsung Developer Conference brings together thousands of developers, technologists, business leaders, innovators, designers, and content creators to network and learn about the next wave of intelligent technology.

11/6 - 11/9 - Dreamforce - Four days of transforming your career, innovating, giving back, having a ball, and connecting with your community of fellow Trailblazers — all at the largest software conference in the world.

For specific event information, you're welcome to contact events@moscone.com Monday through Friday between 8 AM and 5 PM, PST. Otherwise it will be forwarded at the opening of the next business day.    

Moscone Convention Center: 747 Howard St.-  BART to Powell St., walk 0.4 miles.

http://moscone.com

de Young Museum

Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire 

September 30th, 2017 - February 11th, 2018

Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire will explore how artworks from the ancient city shape our understanding of Teotihuacan as an urban environment. One of the earliest, largest, and most important cities in the ancient Americas, Teotihuacan is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most visited archaeological site in Mexico. The exhibition, organized in collaboration with Mexico’s Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), will feature recent, never-before-seen archaeological discoveries and other major loans from Mexican and US cultural institutions. 

 

Leonardo Drew: Number 197  

August 30 - October 29, 2017 

Leonardo Drew: Number 197    Leonardo Drew has employed the grid, while also working to subvert it as a principle, to organize his assemblages and installations since the early 1990s. Using off-the-shelf-materials and the occasional found object, Drew produces pieces whose metaphorical power is located within his labor-intensive manipulation of materials and the spatial dynamics of his compositions.

 

de Young Museum:  BART to Glen Park, walk to Bosworth St & Diamond St, Bus 44 towards the Richmond District, walk Concorse Dr 0.1 miles.

http://deyoungmuseum.com

Legion of Honor 

KLIMT & RODIN: An Artistic Encounter

October 14th. 2017 - January 28th, 2018 

This exhibition marks the first survey of Klimt’s work in California. Sharing the galleries with the Legion of Honor’s important holdings of Rodin works will be examples from Klimt’s oeuvre on loan from public and private collections in the United States and Europe, including the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, which holds the world’s largest and finest collection of Klimt paintings anywhere.

 

The Future of the Past: Mummies and Medicine

October 1st, 2017 - August 2018

Ancient Egypt meets modern medicine in this exhibition that makes use of state-of-the-art scientific techniques to explore two of the Fine Arts Museums’ mummies. An interdisciplinary team of scientists, Egyptologists, physicians, and museum curators and conservators has learned more about how these embalmed individuals lived, died, and were prepared for eternity.

 

Legion of Honor: BART to Daily City, Bus 28, get off at 19th & Winston, walk to 20th Ave & Winston Dr, Bus 18 towards the Richmond, get off at Legion of Honor 

 http://legionofhonor.famsf.org/