Sep 29 - Nov 15, 2016

"Masters of Pop Art" Exhibit

Works by Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Mark Kostabi and more. Martin Lawrence Gallery, 433 Royal St., 504.299.9055;

Sep 29, 2016

"Colonial Spirits: A Toast to Our Drunken History" at Omnivore Books

Author and founder of Hendrick's Gin, Steven Grasse will delve into the history of alcoholic spirits in Colonial America, from rum and punch to liqueurs and cordials. Grasse's recently published book "Colonial Spirits: A Toast to Our Drunken History," also includes 50 colonial era-inspired cocktail recipes. Free. 6:30-7:30 pm.

Oct 17-23, 2016

Spa Week

Fall Spa Week is back, and hundreds of spa, wellness and fitness facilities in the Bay Area and around the country will be offering premium full-service treatments at a major discount of $50 each (normally $100-$500). The biannual event has given millions of people a chance for self-care on a budget over the past decade.

Oct 28-30, 2016

Voodoo Music +Arts Experience

11:30am-10pm. New Orleans City Park Festival Grounds, 1 Palm Drive.

Sep 21, 2016

Fall Feast Social at Barrel Head Brewhouse

This modern brewpub located in the NoPa neighborhood celebrates Oktoberfest with this three-course food and beer tasting event. The evening begins with a welcoming mug of Pilsner Urquell (in a complimentary keepsake mug) before pairings of pork schnitzel, sausage and kraut and more with a variety of Barrel Head beers. Tickets $44. 6 pm and 8 pm. 1785 Fulton St.,

Oct 20, 2016

Itzhak Perlman at Green Music Center

Widely considered the world’s greatest violinist, Itzhak Perlman, accompanied by pianist Rohan de Silva, will perform works by Vivaldi, Beethoven and Stravinsky in one of the world’s most sought-after music venues. 1801 East Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park, 866.955.6040,

Oct 15-16, 2016

Treasure Island Music Festival

Located on Treasure Island with the backdrop of the San Francisco skyline and bay, this two-day music festival features headliners Sugar Rós and Ice Cube along with about 20 other indie and electronic acts. 2-day pass $180.

Oct 15-16, 2016

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival

Held in the “World Pumpkin Capital” of Half Moon Bay, this annual festival features a display of gigantic, heavyweight champion pumpkins, four stages of live music, the Great Pumpkin Parade, a haunted house, pie-eating contests and much more. Main St., Half Moon Bay,

Oct 01, 2016


Oakland’s version of Oktoberfest, this annual festival features a traditional Biergarten offering plenty of regional brews along with steins of traditional German flavors. Oaktoberfest also features food vendors from throughout the Bay Area, an eco fair and a kid’s area complete with entertainment and steins of root beer and ice cream. The Dimond at intersection of Fruitvale and MacArthur, Oakland.


Oct 16, 2016

Duboce Park Neighborhood House Tour

This self-guided walking tour brings you into the charming Victorian homes surrounding historic Duboce Park, including a historic church outfitted with beautiful stained glass and detailed woodwork. Tickets $50.