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October 12, 2021

Events Around Town

By Compass

San Francisco Bay Area

Halloween happenings

From real-life haunted houses to pirate-themed theme parks to science-themed pumpkin patches, check out the best attractions available in the Bay Area for Spooky Season. Destinations include San Jose’s Winchester Mystery House, Six Flags, the Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, and the World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay. Click here to read the full story via Mercery News.

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BottleRock ’round the clock 

Can’t make it to BottleRock this year? A new outdoor gathering spot inspired by the popular Wine Country music fest brings that rockin’ spirit to Napa year-round. Located in a formerly-empty parking lot, Yard by Feast it Forward includes a large stage, an astroturf grounds filled with picnic tables, lawn games, food trucks, a bar, and even a “guitar lounge” open for jam sessions. Click here to read the full story via 7x7.com.

View of a music festival
Courtesy of Feast it Forward

Bay Area Arts comeback

Shhhhh! Do you hear that? It’s the sound of the Bay Area’s dormant arts scene coming back to life. A retrospective for a seminal feminist painter (Judy Chicago at the De Young), a new conductor (Esa-Pekka Salonen) replaces a legend at SF Symphony, and the return of a beloved literary gathering (Litquake) are a few of the highlights in this fall’s Bay Area arts scene. Click here to read the full article via 7x7.com.

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Leonard Cohen | Courtesy of Contemporary Jewish Museum

Fruit sandwiches for breakfast in Oakland

Yes, fruit sandwiches are indeed a thing in Japan, and Umami Mart brings this unique culinary specialty to the fore. In addition to the sandos, made with Japanese-style white milk bread, seasonal fruit, and whipped cream, the picturesque barware, bar, and now part-time café in north Oakland serves coffee and Japanese custard. Click here to read the full story via berkeleystory.com.

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Courtesy of Umami Mart

The post What’s Happening This Week: October 12, 2021, first appeared on California Real Estate Blog. Click here to read the article via the Compass blog.

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