12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SF War Memorial Veteran’s Building
San Francisco CA
37 Local Ensembles • 4 Stages • 160 Musicians
Listen local at the eleventh annual SF Music Day, the Bay Area’s free daylong music festival in downtown San Francisco, presented by InterMusic SF. SF Music Day showcases the dynamism and diversity of Bay Area music, from string quartets to jazz combos, new music pioneers to chamber groups steeped in musical sounds from across the globe.
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
War Memorial Veterans Building
San Francisco CA
Listen local at the eleventh annual SF Music Day, the Bay Area’s free daylong music festival in downtown San Francisco, presented by InterMusic SF. SF Music Day celebrates a sweeping panorama of music of our region, with 37 ensembles performing over eight hours-from string quartets to jazz combos, new music pioneers to chamber groups steeped in musical sounds from across the globe. SF Music Day showcases the dynamism and diversity of Bay Area music making. Come with open ears, to experience all that the Bay’s vibrant music community has to offer.
Presented by InterMusic SF
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Main Street between Mill and Spruce Streets
Half Moon Bay CA
Half Moon Bay celebrates its world-famous Art & Pumpkin Festival, October 13-14. The World Pumpkin Capital of Half Moon Bay celebrates its bountiful fall harvest and autumn splendor with a special display of gigantically enormous/heavyweight champion pumpkins, smashing entertainment with four stages of stellar live music, the home-spun Great Pumpkin Parade led by SF Giants fan fave and all-time, all-out inspiration Hunter Pence as Grand Marshal, Young Actors Workshop bone-chilling Haunted House, boo-tiful harvest-inspired crafts, tasty homestyle foods, premium wines, seasonal craft beer, pumpkin-infused ales, pumpkin-flavored artisanal cocktails, expert pumpkin carver Farmer Mike sculpting monster pumpkins into amazing one-of-a-kind masterpieces, photos with the gargantuan grand champion mega-gourd, pie-eating and costume contests, pumpkin carving for fun, the world’s largest mosaic pumpkin sculpture that measures 12-feet long, 11-feet high and weighs 10,000 pounds by artist Peter Hazel, “Smashing Pumpkins: Battle of the Bands”, the Comcast Take 5 Lounge with giant screen TV, wild and wacky waterballerz, a 24’ rock climbing wall, ultra thrilling bungee jump, selfies and fun with the delightfully rotund, playful and mischievious Pumpkin Festival mascot “Gourdy”, and the Sunday-only “Made on the Coast” local artists block with art and live music.
The dynamite entertainment lineup includes non-stop live music on four stages throughout downtown by some of the Bay Area’s biggest name bands. Performing on the IDES Main Stage are Journey Revisited, Robby James and the Streets of Bakersfield, The Swampers Credence Clearwater Revival Tribute, James Nash and the Nomads, The Megatones, Camino, and Jim Stevens & Friends. The Ritz-Carlton South Stage at the Gazebo will feature East Side Funk, Coast Tribe, Hank & Ella and the Fine Country Band, and Cocktail Monkeys. The Half Moon Bay Brewing Company Made on the Coast Stage includes the Patrick Maier Duo, the Keller Sisters, the Jim Moore Duo, Blue, and the Half Moon Bay High School Band. Street musicians include Emerson & The GroWiser Band, John Clarke, Bob Culbertson and Stephen Dreyfuss. The Safeway Family Stage features the amazing, three-wheeling comic explosion known as Bob at Large, award-winning children’s performer Andy Z, sensational bluegrass band West Coast Ramblers, exceptional singer-songwriter Mark Malec, School of Rock Band, kid-friendly fun and games plus “Smashing Pumpkins: Battle of the Bands.
Festival admission is free. Pets are not allowed. Presented by the non-profit Half Moon Bay Beautification Committee which has raised several million dollars for community service organizations and civic improvements in its 48 year history.
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lakeside Park Garden Center,
Lakeside Park Garden Center 666 Bellevue Ave Oakland – 5:30p Bonsai garden open house-closes 6:30p,
Japanese drums and performances by the student delegates of the Asian Pacific Children’s Convention & Las Lomas High School, Japan Tea Studio. 7:30p Moon Viewing by Eastbay Astronomical Society Japanese Bento box dinners available only on a pre-paid basis for $15 to OFSCA, PO Box 13022, Oakland CA 94661-3022. Check must be received by October 15, 2018 or pay online on the website. www.oakland-fukuoka.org email@example.com