Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale Has Big Savings

Chronicle Book SaleChronicle Books Warehouse Sale. October 29-31, 2014

The Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale is back with simple math — everything is marked down 65%.

Whether you are searching for yourself, or just want to get a jump-start on your holiday shopping, put the Chronicle Books’ warehouse sale on your must-do list.

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Sample Sale Extravaganza @ LOLA Creative

Sample Sale Extravaganza @ LOLA CreativeSample Sale Extravaganza @ LOLA Creative. October 26, 2014.

Q: What is a Sample Sale Extravaganza?

A: Five vendors. One locale. Great merch at deep discount.  Plus pampering. As in manicures, mini makeovers, and mimosas. But wait there’s more…

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High Tail It To Pet Pride Day

pet pride dayPet Pride Day 2014. October 26, 2014. San Francisco. Free.

You and your furry (or feathered friend) are invited to celebrate Pet Pride Day. See and be seen at the City’s fluffiest-tail-wagging-feathered-scaled-finned citizens event of the season.

This only in San Francisco celebration includes a pet parade, pet costume contest, eats, two-legged kid activities, on site adoptions, photo booth, low-cost rabies clinic, vendors, pet tricks, doggie agility demonstrations, and more.

FREE admission. Woof.

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Bay Area Science Festival Will Ignite Your Imagination

Bay Area Science FestivalBay Area Science Festival 2014. October 23 – November 1, 2104. Bay Area Wide.

The 4th annual Bay Area Science Festival kicks off Thursday for a 10 day wonder-fest.

Enjoy over 50 science & technology events/activities including hands-on tinkering, exhibits, hikes, games, museums, lectures, debates, workshops, NPR shows, and more at a variety of locations throughout the Bay Area.

Most event are free; many are family friendly.

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Make a Killing At The Coup d’Etat Warehouse Sale

Coup D'Etat Warehouse SaleCoup d’Etat Warehouse Sale. October 18, 2014. San Francisco

San Francisco’s fab interior design store, Coup d’Etat, is having a one day warehouse sale. This is your chance to score some amazing luxe home (and office) furnishing at warehouse prices.

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Scout Original Art @SF Open Studios

SF Open StudiosSF Open Studios. October 11 through November 9, 2014. Free Admission.

SF Open Studios is a fantastic annual, four weekend art event showcasing over 900 emerging and established San Francisco artists. Each weekend studios are open in a different quadrant of the city.

This is a great opportunity to purchase art or just be inspired.
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Let San Francisco Trolley Dances Transform Your MUNI Ride

San Francisco Trolley DancesSan Francisco Trolley Dances. October 18 & 19, 2014. San Francisco. Free(ish).

San Francisco Trolley Dances are back with a moving feast of site specific, original, modern dance performances by some of the Bay Area’s most innovative dance companies. The show is FREE, your only cost is your Muni ticket.

Fun for all, bring your BFF, your family or go solo. Just make sure you give this dance performance a whirl.

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Gardeners: Join The Sharing Economy – FREE Plant Exchange

 Free Plant EschangeFREE Plant Exchange. October 18, 2014. Oakland.

The sharing economy in the Bay Area is legendary. Oakland’s Free Plant Exchange, now in its 7th year, is one of the movement’s pioneers. Share your overflow, no longer needed garden-related stuff and pick up someone else’s overflow garden-related stuff.

Whether you are a gardening pro, beginner, or some place in between, you will not want to miss the free plant exchange. No green thumb required. Swear. Continue reading

Britex Fabrics One Day Sale Makes You Want to Sew

Britex Fabric SaleBritex Fabrics One Day Sale In-Store & Online

Britex Fabrics, the Union Square mecca for sewing enthusiasts, is having a one day sale. All four floors of fabric, ribbons, buttons, embellishments, and notions are 30% off.

Designers, sewists, stitchers, creatives, DIYers (and wannabes), put Britex Fabrics One Day Sale on your must-do list.

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2 Chances To Explore The Exploratorium Free in October

Exploratorium2 Chances To Explore The Exploratorium Free in October. Multiple Dates With Different Hours. San Francisco.

Need a science fix and want it for free? You are in luck.

October brings two chances to explore the Exploratorium Free. The first honors “Founder’s Day”  – you can enter free all day. The second commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake (“LP25″) with 3 hours of free admission.

Mark your calendar and explore San Francisco’s scientific-fun-house-extraordinaire admission free.

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