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Oct 4, 2013 01:29 PM

Bay Area Food Festivals and Events - October 2013

10/4 Oakland - St. Vartan Armenian Church Bazaar and Food Festival

10/5 Oakland - Oaktoberfest

10/5 Oakland - Flaunt: Oakland-Style Art Party, Beer Garden, and Fashion Show

10/5 Oakland - West Oakland Grown Harvest Festival

10/6 Oakland - Rockridge Out and About

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  1. 10/12 - Life Is Living Breakfast, Oakland (free)

    10/12 & 13 - 94th Annual Columbus Day Bazaar, San Francisco

    10/12, 13, 19, 20 - Tolay Fall Festival, Petaluma (select Fall Festival tab)
    Dad n Son's BBQ will be there this weekend,

    10/16 - Inside the California Food Revolution: Thirty Years That Changed Our Culinary Consciousness, Joyce Goldstein and Jonathan Kauffman, Brisbane

    10/26 - Garden to Plate Dinner, Piner High School, Santa Rosa

    10/30 - Reinventing California Cuisine, David Kinch and Daniel Patterson, SF

    10/30 - Food Summit, Stanford University

    1. 10/12 Bolinas Food Festival

      Took the dog to the beach there today (bad idea, extreme high tide) and saw a couple of desultory, falling-down banners. How very Bolinas!

      1. 10/12, Serbian food festival, Serbian Church, Moraga "special feature BBQ OX"

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        1. 10/16 - Healthier Food at the Hospital

          1016-23 - Silicon Valley Restaurant Week

          10/18-20 - National Bioneers Conference, San Rafael

          10/19 - Santa Rosa Mini Maker Faire, Fall Festival & Apple Tasting

          10/19 - Viking Fest & Taste of Norway, Santa Rosa

          10/19-20 - Sonoma Valley Reserve

          10/20 - 12th Annual Pumpkin Festival (pumpkin dessert bake sale)

          10/22 - Urban Ag in the Tenderloin, San Francisco

          10/26 - Fort Ross Harvest Festival, Seaview Wine Festival

          http://fortross-seaview-es2.eventbrit... (menu, chefs & wines detailed here)

          10/26 - Haunted Halloween at the Bodega Schoolhouse

          10/27 - Fall Colors Festival, Geyserville (and pancake breakfast)

          10/27 - 10th Annual Pinot on the River, Healdsburg

          10/29 - The Harvest/La Cosecha screening, SF

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          1. re: Melanie Wong

            Foursight Wines in Boonville offers a discount code for Pinot on the River,

            10% Discount Code is: FoursightW

          2. 10/19 Uptown Oakland - A Taste of Oakland, tastes from Camber, Bar Dogwood, Hawker Fare, Hutch and others, 5pm-8pm,$22


            10/19 Walnut Creek - Prickly Fruit Tasting, palm, dragon and other spiny cactus fruit at the Ruth Bancroft Garden, $12-$20


            10/19 Richmond - Craneway Pavilion, Oktoberfest East Bay $10-$70


            10/20 Berkeley - Taste of the Nation East Bay, Claremont Hotel, 3pm-7pm, $85-$150, raising funds to feed hungry children, tastes from A16, BayWolf and others


            10/29 Lafayete Library- Mollie Katzen, author of The Heart of the Plate: Vegetarian Recipes for a New Generation and the Moosewood Cookbook talks with John Birdsall, 6:00pm, $7-$22


            Various Halloween and pumpkin events -