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10/4 Oakland - St. Vartan Armenian Church Bazaar and Food Festival
http://www.stvartanoakland.org/

10/5 Oakland - Oaktoberfest
http://www.oaktoberfest.org/

10/5 Oakland - Flaunt: Oakland-Style Art Party, Beer Garden, and Fashion Show
https://www.facebook.com/events/14107...

10/5 Oakland - West Oakland Grown Harvest Festival
http://www.baylocalize.org/green-your...

10/6 Oakland - Rockridge Out and About
http://www.rockridgeoutandabout.com/

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  1. 10/12 - Life Is Living Breakfast, Oakland (free)
    http://www.peopleskitchen510.org/life...

    10/12 & 13 - 94th Annual Columbus Day Bazaar, San Francisco
    http://www.sspeterpaulsf.org/news/col...

    10/12, 13, 19, 20 - Tolay Fall Festival, Petaluma
    http://parks.sonomacounty.ca.gov/Get_... (select Fall Festival tab)
    Dad n Son's BBQ will be there this weekend,
    https://twitter.com/dadnsonsbbq/statu...

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

    10/26 - Garden to Plate Dinner, Piner High School, Santa Rosa
    http://e2.ma/message/p4e0e/xe8re

    10/30 - Reinventing California Cuisine, David Kinch and Daniel Patterson, SF
    https://www.jccsf.org/arts-ideas/lect...

    10/30 - Food Summit, Stanford University
    http://foodsummit.stanford.edu/

    1. 10/12 Bolinas Food Festival

      http://bocenter.org/2013/10/12/bolina...

      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"

        http://www.holytrinitymoraga.org/img/....

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        1. 10/16 - Healthier Food at the Hospital
          http://www.spur.org/events/calendar/h...

          1016-23 - Silicon Valley Restaurant Week
          http://www.siliconvalleyrestaurantwee...

          10/18-20 - National Bioneers Conference, San Rafael
          http://www.bioneers.org/event/the-nat...

          10/19 - Santa Rosa Mini Maker Faire, Fall Festival & Apple Tasting
          http://santarosaminimakerfaire.eventb...

          10/19 - Viking Fest & Taste of Norway, Santa Rosa
          http://www.freyalodge.org/images/viki...

          10/19-20 - Sonoma Valley Reserve
          http://www.reservesonomavalley.com/

          10/20 - 12th Annual Pumpkin Festival (pumpkin dessert bake sale)
          http://www.windsorfarmersmarket.com/c...

          10/22 - Urban Ag in the Tenderloin, San Francisco
          http://www.spur.org/events/calendar/u...

          10/26 - Fort Ross Harvest Festival, Seaview Wine Festival
          http://www.fortross.org/festival.htm
          http://fortross-seaview-es2.eventbrit... (menu, chefs & wines detailed here)

          10/26 - Haunted Halloween at the Bodega Schoolhouse
          http://www.seb.org/event/1856243-haun...

          10/27 - Fall Colors Festival, Geyserville (and pancake breakfast)
          http://www.geyservillecc.com/

          10/27 - 10th Annual Pinot on the River, Healdsburg
          http://www.pinotfestival.com/

          10/29 - The Harvest/La Cosecha screening, SF
          http://www.spur.org/events/calendar/h...

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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

            http://www.atasteofoakland.com/

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

            http://www.mercurynews.com/food-wine/...

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

            www.oktoberfesteastbay.com.

            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

            http://ce.strength.org/events/taste-n...

            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

            http://www.commonwealthclub.org/event...

            Various Halloween and pumpkin events -

            http://www.mercurynews.com/halloween/...

            1. 10/25 - 9th Annual Harvest Market Festival, Occidental
              https://www.facebook.com/events/56920...

              10/26 - 4th Annual Dia de los Muertos, San Jose
              http://www.nhu.edu/dia_de_los_muertos...

              1. 10/20 - Breakfast in Bloomfield, Masonic Hall
                http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/gms/4...

                10/23 - Exotic fruit tasting, Walnut Creek (free)
                http://www.chamberorganizer.com/Calen...

                 
                1. 10/27 Oakland Museum of California -
                  19th Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration, dance and music groups,demonstrations of traditional Mesoamerican arts and cooking, 12–4:30 pm, $6-$15

                  http://www.museumca.org/event/19th-an...

                  10/27 Old Oakland - Food Day Pop-Up and Beer Garden, La Borinqueña Mexicatessen, 582 7th St., 3-7 pm

                  https://www.facebook.com/events/36151...

                  10/27 Downtown Oakland - Golden State Warriors Fan Fest, food by Tribune Tavern and Lungomare, 12-5 pm

                  https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...

                  10/31 Jack London Sq. Oakland - Bocanova’s First Annual Costume Party, 55 Webster Street, "four-course dinner will be served, highlighting the holiday’s staple fruit, the pumpkin. Each dish will incorporate a pumpkin component, such as pumpkin soup with duck liver crostini, pumpkin risotto, scallops a la plancha with pumpkin sauce, and a pumpkin-inspired dessert." 7 p.m., $28

                  see next to last listing:
                  http://oaklandlocal.com/2013/10/13-oa...

                  http://www.bocanova.com/contact.shtml

                  http://www.bocanova.com/events.shtml

                  1. 10/26 - Boun Orkpunsa Lao food festival, Wat Lao Saysettha, Santa Rosa
                    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...

                    10/26 - Bodega Land Trust Annual Dinner & Fundraiser ($20)
                    http://bodegalandtrust.org/wp-content...

                    10/26 - Greater Good Food Fair, San Francisco
                    http://ggfood.org/

                    10/26 - 2nd annual Sonoma Chili Contest
                    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sonoma...

                    10/26 - Blood Drive & Halloween Carnival, Santa Rosa
                    http://www.scfymca.org/pdf/2013BloodD...

                    10/26 - CUESA Harvest Festival & Pie Contest, SF
                    http://www.cuesa.org/event/harvest-fe...

                    10/26 - Blind Cafe, San Francisco
                    http://theblindcafe.com/san-francisco...

                    10/27 - Cider & Cheese pairing, Sebastopol
                    http://e2.ma/message/pws1e/xe8re

                    10/27 - Daniel Boulud, San Francisco
                    https://www.jccsf.org/arts-ideas/lect...

                    10/29 - Mollie Katzen, Commonwealth Club, SF
                    http://www.commonwealthclub.org/event...

                    10/31 - Halloween Spaghetti Dinner - Graton Fire Dept.
                    We will be giving away candy at the Fire Station! Enjoy the free spaghetti dinner cooked by your favorite volunteer firefighters. Fire Engines will be on display as well.
                    Graton Fire Dept.
                    3750 Hwy 116 North, Graton
                    (707) 823-5515