WHAT'S HAPPENING 11.2-11.4

October 31, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO EVENTS
54th Big Book Sale
Fri-Sun, Nov 2-4. 10AM-6PM

Friends of the San Francisco Public Library will host the 54th Big Book Sale at Fort Mason. Peruse to your heart's content and immerse yourself in other worlds.
San Francisco Interntional Tea Festival
Sat-Sun, Nov 3-4. 10AM-5PM

Every cup of tea is a story. We invite tea lovers and inquisitive newcomers alike to experience all the possibilities with us.
Discovery Day at AT&T Park
Sat, Nov 3. 11AM-4:30PM

This FREE event is unlike any other – with dynamic demonstrations, engaging experiments, geeky games and astounding activities for all ages! This super-charged, super-fun celebration will include hundreds of hands-on activities, untold opportunities to meet local scientists and engineers, and even the chance to run around the bases!
38Makers 2018 - Holiday Fair at Pinterest
Sat, Nov 3. 11AM-4PM

38Makers kicks off the season with an early gift fair specially curated by Pinterest for shoppers looking for artisan, locally-made gifts in a unique and festive setting. Imagine you discover a Pinterest board of hand-picked goods from makers in your city, and now imagine it brought to life!
Leaps and Castle Classic
Sat, Nov 3. 11AM-3:30PM

See fantastic sandcastles built by competing teams of architects, designers, engineers, and students at Leap Sandcastle Classic at Ocean Beach.
Events Coming Soon:
San Francisco Bacon & Beer Classic Sat, Nov 10. Times Vary
Golden Gate Symphony Presents: Beethoven 5+5 Sat, Nov 10th. 7PM
Outdoor Roller Skate Groove | SF Sat, Nov 10. 11AM-1PM
The San Francisco Fall Cider Festival Mon, Nov 12. 12PM-5PM
2018 Renegade Craft Fair Market: 300+ Makers | Fort Mason Sat-Sun, Nov 10-11.11AM-5PM
 
NORTH BAY EVENTS
God of Carnage
Fri-Sun, Nov 2-11. Times Vary

Novato Theater Company presents God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza. An off-beat comedy about two sets of parents seeking reconciliation, after their sons were in a fight at a public park. Originally a French play translated into English and then winning numerous Tony awards
Holiday Boutique Craft Fair
Sat-Sun, Nov 3-11 . 9AM-4PM

The Sonoma Valley Woman’s Club is holding its 10th annual Holiday Boutique Craft Fair. Find many one-of-a-kind gifts to choose from created by one of the 20+ artists participating. Items for sale include original jewelry, ceramics, fiber crafts, crochet/knit wear, handcrafted soaps and potions,holiday décor and much more!
Harvest Halloween Carnival
Sat, Nov 3. 12PM-3PM

Wear your costume and join us for one of West County’s best family festivals! Enjoy Carnival Games, Face Painting, Cookie Decorating, Fortune Teller, Cake Walk, Book Court, Inflatables, Mexican Food and the 5th Grade Hosted Haunted House!
Harvest Festival
Sat, Nov 3. 3PM-6PM

Bring the whole family for a day on the farm during Connolly Ranch’s annual Harvest Festival - everyone's favorite FREE fall event! Guests will enjoy live music and old-fashioned classics like corn grinding, wool spinning and scarecrow building and games and activities by our favorite like-minded organizations!
Marin Homeless Aid
Sat, Nov 3. 7PM

Marin Homeless Aid invites you to spend a fun-filled, nostalgic, musically packed evening with live performances from Fleetwood Mask and the Illeagles at our 2nd Annual Concert To Solve Homelessness in Marin County. These tribute bands will take you on a musical journey back in time playing the greatest hits from Fleetwood Mac and the Eagles.
Events Coming Soon:
Napa Valley Film Festival Wed-Sun, Nov 7PM-11PM. Times Vary
Ama Foundation Climbing to the Summit Dance Party Fri, Nov 9. 6PM
Wreath Making Workshop at McEvoy Ranch Sat, Nov 10. Times Vary
Opening Celebration for “Walt Disney’s Trains” Sat, Nov 10. 4PM-7PM
Children's Book Signing and Honey Tasting with Orietta Gianjorio Sun, Nov 11. 2PM-3:30PM
 
EAST BAY EVENTS
38th Annual Ia Oe E Ka La Hula Competition & Festival
Fri-Sun, Nov 2-4. Times Vary

Come join us for the 38th Annual Iā ʼOe E Ka Lā Hula Competition & Festival at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. The oldest hula competition held outside of the State of Hawai'i. It attracts over 8,000 visitors annually and celebrates Hawaiian culture and traditions through solo and group hula competition, arts and crafts, and food.
Downtown Spirits Stroll 2018
Fri, Nov 2. 6-9PM

Ticket holders can visit up to to 10 downtown merchants sampling top-notch, handcrafted, small-batch spirits paired with yummy bites prepared by some of your favorite eateries. Along your walk enjoy local musicians and art exhibits.
Cosmicomics 2018
Fri, Nov 2. 8PM

Bay Area bassist, composer and bandleader Lisa Mezzacappa visits with her sextet to premiere a new suite of music inspired by Italo Calvino’s Cosmicomics stories on the origins of the universe, and the invisible forces at work in the cosmos.
Patchwork Show: Modern Maker's Festival
Sat, Nov 3. 11AM-5PM

Patchwork Show: Modern Makers Festival showcases local emerging artists, crafters and designers alongside artisan food, DIY craft workshops from Little Paper Press, Marion and Rose's pop‑up shop, gourmet food trucks and live music.
USS Hornet 7th Anniversary Big Band Dance Gala
Sat, Nov 3. 6PM-11:30PM

The USS Hornet Museum is celebrating 75 years afloat! Please join us as we travel back in time to celebrate!
Events Coming Soon:
The Wizard of Oz Fri-Sun, Nov 9-11. Times Vary
East Bay Bike Party Fri, Nov 9. 7:30PM
“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Beer & Popcorn | Oakland Fri, Nov 9. 9PM
Monkeypalooza on Fourth Street Berkeley Sat, Nov 10. 11AM-4PM
Music Expo San Francisco 2018 Sat, Nov 10. 9:30PM-6PM
 
PENINSULA EVENTS
The Explorers Club
Fri-Sun, Nov 2-18. Times Vary

A woman? In the venerated Explorers Club? Catch the mayhem that unfolds in 1879 London as The Explorers Club is beset by not just a woman, but poisonous snakes, exotic plants, a bar-tending savage and a crazed Irishman!
All the Way
Fri-Sun, Nov 2-18 Times Vary

Tony Award-winning play ALL THE WAY. Written by Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle),the riveting historical drama depicts “accidental president” Lyndon B. Johnson’s intense first year in office as he struggles to pass the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Fri-Sun, Nov 2-11.​ Times Vary​

Charles Dickens’ final novel was entitled, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. There was just one small problem with the murder mystery: the author died of a stroke in 1870 before it was completed! As a result, the reader never knew the true fate that Dickens had intended for his beloved title character…until now!
Aida
Fri-Sun, Nov 2-4. Times Vary

November will see the final show of the season, the four-time Tony Award winner, Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida. In the time of Pharaohs, a beautiful Nubian princess is taken from her land. But when a bond between her and the future ruler of Egypt grows, loyalties are tested, and both must question their true heart’s desire.
Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix
Sat-Sun, Nov 3-4. Times Vary

Audiences will experience the next chapter of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series with Symphony Silicon Valley and SSV Chorale performing every note from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix while the film plays on a high definition screen above the stage.
Events Coming Soon:
Hairspray! The Musical Fri, Nov 9-11. 7:30PM
2018 San Mateo Harvest Festival | Saturday Fri-Sun, Nov 9-11. 10AM-5PM
NorCal Reptile Expo | San Mateo Event Center Sat, Nov 10. 10AM
Tribute to “Bruno Mars” Sat, Nov 10. 8:30 PM​
Fun for Families: November Nature Activities and Crafts Sat, Nov 10. 10AM-12PM