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Where to be and what to buy.

Watch indie films under the stars during the PROXY Fall Film Fest. 


October 1–31
Shop cheeky fashion, decor, accessories, and art at local e-tailer Lisa Says Gah’s Boob Shop, where 15 percent of proceeds benefit the UCSF Cancer Research Foundation. 

October 9–17
Attend readings, panel discussions, write-a-thons, trivia nights, and more during Litquake, San Francisco’s annual literary festival. See the event schedule and buy tickets here

October 10
Sample fare from 30 restaurants and 30 wineries and breweries at FallFestSan Francisco magazine's annual outdoor food and wine fest benefiting Meals on Wheels. Justin Herman Plaza, Embarcadero Center (at One Market St.). 12–4 p.m. Buy tickets here

October 10
See live glassblowing demonstrations and browse hand-blown glassworks at the opening of the Glassybaby hot shop and studio in Berkeley. 745 Heinz Ave. (near 7th St.) Berkeley, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. 

October 16–November 13
Watch best-of-show selections from SXSW and Sundance outside at the PROXY Fall Film Festival, a five-week series of free Friday night screenings. Proxy Walk-in Movie Theater, 432 Octavia St. (at Hayes St.), 510-644-2400. 7 p.m.

October 22–25
Rock out to King of Pop classics when the SFJAZZ Collective covers the music of Michael Jackson. SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium, 201 Franklin St. (at Fell St.), 415-788-7353. 7:30 p.m. Buy tickets here


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