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Weekend Planner: October 22nd, 2021

View of San Francico,with Bay Bridge in the background.

Happy Friday Everyone! You've worked hard all week, and now it's time to have fun! Getting out and enjoying the beautiful Bay Area, as well as enjoying the company of friends old and new, is great for your mental health. So check out some of our favorite events from around the Bay that you can attend this weekend!

Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event.


Friday, October 22nd

Collage and Assemblage

Stowe Lake Boathouse, San Francisco

7:30 PM, All Ages


Enjoy the most reviewed intimate music experience WORLDWIDE! Lakehouse Jazz, a unique and intimate concert experience in the iconic Golden Gate Park at a hidden and iconic boathouse. As Karl the Fog moves over the lake and covers a slew of colorful boats, we’ll sit inside our intimate and improvised concert venue where the music of the best musicians in the Bay Area and a glass of beer or wine will be the perfect way to unwind your week. By attending this event not only you’ll listen and learn jazz from some of the best musicians in The Bay Area but also, you'll be actively supporting the local art scene and its musicians. Kudos!

Every week we feature new bands. This makes each concert unique and fresh. All things Jazz! From 1920's Swing to Latin Jazz, Funk, Fusion, and original compositions. This concert series is produced by The Mellow Sessions.

About the venue

Located in the heart of SF's famous Golden Gate Park, there’s a lovely boathouse known mostly to locals. Every Friday we transform this space into a non-conventional intimate music venue. Nearby you can start off your evening by visiting the best Gold Gate Park has to offer. Our top favorites are the De Young Museum, the Japanese Garden, the Academy of Science, and of course a cruise around the Stow Lake on a paddleboat, perfect for a date!]



What can I bring to the event?

  • Multiple layers of clothing

  • Your wallet, to purchase drinks. Beer and wine available (Credit cards accepted)

  • Valid ID to purchase alcohol (only 21+)

  • Camera or phone for pics :)

  • You can bring your own food or order it to be delivered.

Is this event indoors?

Absolutely! The concert takes place inside the boathouse. But even then, it can get chilly so we suggest you bring multiple layers of clothing.

What's the seating situation like?

Seating is communal on a first-come basis. Doors open at 7:15 pm. There are picnic tables for larger groups and smaller tables for couples, we suggest you arrive early to secure a table for your needs. If you arrive late, you may end up standing until there's a break and you can find seating.

What time does the music start?

The concert will start on time at 7:30 pm - unless we have more than 50% of our guests running late.

Is there food or drinks?

There's a bar with a wide selection of wine and beer. No food, so we suggest you order food to be delivered or bring your own food. Pack in and pack out, we ask our guests to clean up after themselves.

Is there free parking?

Yes, plenty.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes, we welcome dogs but you need to make sure the other guests you'll sit close to are ok with a pet. As long as your dog behaves and doesn't bark, they are always welcome.

What's the refund policy?

You may be eligible for a full refund if you have an unforeseen emergency if you request a refund more than 24 hours before the event starting time. Cancellations within 24 hours are not eligible for a refund.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You don't have to ;) just bring your cellphone to show us your e-tickets

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Absolutely! Just let us know well ahead of time

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes, 100% ok - we check for codes used previously.

Can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can reach out to us with any other Q's you couldn't find here :)

Food Truck Market

District Six, San Francisco

5 PM, All Ages






District Six is an outdoor continuously evolving experience that brings individuals safely together to enjoy a curated selection of local small good vendors and food trucks. We also feature weekly themes and live entertainment such as local DJs or bands.

Please note: Most importantly, we are also following social distancing and health protocols which includes tables being placed 6 feet apart, mandatory masks for each attendee, and disinfecting surfaces after each group.


Apply Here: Vendor Application


Saturday, October 23rd

Tiburon Wine Festival

District Six, San Francisco

11 AM, All Ages


Continuing Soma Streat Food Park's legendary food festival series by adding a District Six touch to it.

October is Filipino-American History Month, giving you the perfect excuse to nourish your passion for local Filipino culture and community in the most delectable way possible: with crispy, flaky, buttery, deliciously-stuffed, and perfectly-golden LUMPIA!

Indulge in a variety of savory classics like garlic, kare kare, and chicken afritada lumpia. Then, take a stroll down lumpia city with new flavors and combinations like cheesy, serrano-stuffed lumpia, elote lumpia, sisig lumpia-cheladas, cheeseburger lumpia, banana-stuffed lumpia, lumpia on custard bars, and more perfectly-golden favorites and lip-smacking surprises.

Get your roll with a rolling demo, manifest your love for lumpia in the ultimate lumpia-eating contest, bust a move (or two) to bangin’ DJ’d beats, challenge your buds to giant games, take your stab at fun contests, strike a pose in front of the photo booth, and more!


Saturday, October 23rd | 11AM - 4PM

Sunday, October 24th | 11AM - 4PM

District Six | 428 11th St SF 94103

Lumpia specials & delicious Filipino creations

Beats by Dj Shortkut I Hosted by Fran Boogie

Lumpia eating contest & rolling demo

Games, contests, and photo opportunities

All ages, dogs welcome, rain or shine!

Join the Facebook event for live updates, lumpia specials, and to share with your lumpia-lovin' buds! #LUMPIAPALOOZA

Drag Brunch

Circuit Launch, Oakland

10 AM, All Ages


The Silicon Valley Robotics Robot Block Party is BACK! Join us at Circuit Launch in Oakland for a Saturday full of robot demos, developer workshops, speakers, job fair, show'n'tell, Brazilian BBQ and Bliss Pops, and most of all lots and lots of fun! AGENDA:

  • Acknowledgement of Land

  • Robot Demos (upstairs, downstairs & outside - all day)

    • Play with Spot the robot dog

    • MechLabs Robot Building Workshop Intro

    • See full exhibitor list below

  • Robot Races (upstairs, downstairs & outside weather permitting)

    • 10am-2pm Indoor DIY Robocar Track Day

    • 2pm-4pm Outdoor Autonomous Rover Rally

    • 10am-1.30pm Indy Autonomous Challenge Live Stream

  • Tech Talks

    • 11am-4pm on Tech Talk Stage

    • 2pm-4pm on Indoor Robocar Stage

    • See full Tech Talk program below

  • Robojobs Job Wall & Community Notice Board

  • Networking events at 10am & 3pm : Women in Robotics, Black in Robotics (tbc) and Bots&Beverages

  • RoboCafe, Brazilian BBQ & Bliss Pops (thanks to Haddington Dynamics!)

What are you going to bring??? (aside from your masks of course!) Oct 20-21 ROSCon '21 Viewing Party at Circuit Launch if you're in the Bay Area. Almost as good as New Orleans ;p Oct 22 Keep your hands busy with an indepth Robot Developer Day of workshops at Circuit Launch

Robots roaming around:

OhmniLabsTM create flexible robotics modules and scalable additive manufacturing processes. Their flagship product, the Ohmni Robot is an award-winning telepresence robot that transforms how people connect, from their homes, businesses, classrooms, to hospitals. You can even visit the Robot Block Party via an Ohmni Robot! @OhmniLabs Friendly Robots won the DOE ERobot Challenge in 2021. The company is based on the principle of creating sustainability through the automation of maintenance jobs and currently has a commercial grade floor care robot in the market. @friendly_robots Cartken builds AI powered delivery robots for indoors or outdoors, reducing the labor and environmental costs of current solutions. @gocartken Dusty Robotics accelerates the digital transformation of the construction industry by developing robot-powered tools for the modern construction workforce, starting with BIM-driven robotics layout. @DustyRobotics GotRobots is an online showcase for Nick Donaldson's robot projects. He's bringing Marauder, a giant octopod skating robot to the Robot Block Party. @Got_Robots Ubiquity Robotics Magni is a highly capable robot platform at an affordable cost. Built with a sturdy aluminum chassis, Magni has a substantial payload capability, able to carry upwards of 100 kilos. @UbiquityR

Robots in real world applications: Haddington Dynamics, recently acquired by Ocado, build Dexter, a light industrial collaborative robot with better than human touch sensitivity and up to 3kg payload. @HDRobotic Boston Dynamics' Spot is the world's most famous robot dog, now being deployed in construction and other areas. You'll program Spot to lift a leg or bust a dance move. @BostonDynamics Foxglove Dev accelerates your robotics development with Foxglove Studio, an open source visualization & debugging tool. @foxglovedev SICK/EandM need to buy, build or accessorize a robot? EandM is the SICK representative and automation leader on the West Coast. @EandMonline Parker Hannifin is the global leader in motion and control technologies, with a new line of inertial sensor technologies to showcase. @ParkerHannifin Dexterity Robotics delivers true autonomy in the warehouse with a full-stack integration that increases productivity, safety and control. @DexterityRobotics Caterpillar, the leading manufacturer of large-scale equipment for construction, mining and transportation is hiring for their robotics division. @CaterpillarInc Ologic, the company behind everyone else's robots, is Silicon Valley's premier engineering consultancy. @ologicinc Monarch Tractor implement smart technology on a fully electric tractor platform, leading the digital transformation of farming. @MonarchTractor Tangible Research are a breakthrough in telerobotics, allowing you to control and feel a pair of robotic hands as if they were your own. @TangibleRes Fuji Innovation Lab is a global leader in robotics and automation for manufacturing of electronic devices, the automotive industry, healthcare and logistics. @fujiamerica Urban Machine salvaging the past to build the future (with robots). Still in stealth but hiring! @urbanmachinebuild Merklebot is financing the 4th Industrial Revolution. Want robots? Merklebot finances the upfront costs and provides you with Robots-As-A-Service. @MerkleBot Item Farm's easy to use Orchard modules can 3D print, laser cut or etch up to 14 things at once for the local production of almost anything. @itemfarm FreshBot is stealthily developing technology to make quality food MORE accessible than fast food using autonomous restaurant kiosks. Misty Robotics is changing the way the robotics market works by opening up access to the world's 23 million developers. Meet and customize our very own Misty. @MistyRobotics Picknik combines world-class robotics expertise and state of the art open source robotics frameworks to save you time and money. @PickNikRobotics

Robots you can make at home: DIY Robocars for people who want to make and race DIY autonomous cars of any size from tiny 16th scale to full size @diyrobocars Roboticists in Residence see various projects from our Roboticists in Residence from Tesla's that make tea, to a scale 3D printed Mars Rover and Eliza Dolls for STEM. Point1 Seconds meet A1 a mechatronic quadruped and other designs and implementations of limbed robots and humanoids. Techy Kids is an online educational platform for kids to be inspired with a blend of robotics, creativity, technology, and invention and US distributor of Thymio robots. HomeBrew Robotics Club is a group enthusiasts interested in the emerging field of robotics, bringing a selection of robot projects to show and tell. Engineering Chick is a member of HBRC and Cupertinkers and builds 3D printed humanoids and dancing robots for fun. @DDroboticsChick AI or DIE's MIke Winter builds crazy amazing AI robots, often with daughter Lisa, several times joint winners of Battlebots & Robot Combat League. Circuit Launch Mechlabs is where you can learn mechatronics in self-paced hands on or virtual programs building robots like Reachy, the humanoid. @circuitlaunch Silicon Valley Robotics would like to see a robot in every business by 2030 and it's getting super easy and affordable. Let us show you some examples! @svrobo The Museum of Social Robots will launch next year at Silicon Valley Robotics and Circuit Launch but you can get a sneak peek today with a working Jibo, Kuri and more robots from the past. Let Robot.MD Joanne Pransky, the world's first Robo-Psychiatrist, show you around as she visits us via robot!

AR/VR Zone: Explore the latest in interface and interaction technologies in the AR/VR zone with Ethereal Matter and the AR/VR Creators Group. Ethereal Matter is creating the future of exercise with a multimedia, multisensory and multiplayer platform. Anina Net is a model/fashion designer/technologist who will be roaming in an OhmniBot to talk about her latest AR and robotics designs, as well as Robociti, a new robotics program for women. AR/VR Creators Group is for all builders and enthusiasts of immersive technology. We are developers, engineers, designers, artists, and more.

Tech Talks Timetable: 10:00 Merklebot 10:20 FoxGlove Robotics 10:40 Dusty Robotics 11:00 DOE 11:20 Parker Hannifin 11:40 Jim the STEAM Clown 12:00 EandM 12:20 Mike Winter 12:40 Haddington Dynamics 1:00 Silicon Valley Robotics & Circuit Launch & Open Robotics 1:20 Techy Kids 1:40 Chris Anderson 2:00 SRI International (Alex) 2:20 Parker Hannifin 2:40 InOrbit 3:00 TRI 3:20 Eliza Dolls 3:40 Matthew Ebisu 4:00 Anina Net


Sunday, October 24th


Sunday Brunch

District Six, San Francisco

11 AM, All Ages








The Sundaze Brunch and Marketplace is an outdoor continuously evolving experience that brings individuals safely together to enjoy a curated selection of local small good vendors and food trucks. We also feature weekly themes and live entertainment such as local DJs or bands.

Please note: There is parking you can find easily surrounding the venue.


Golden State Warriors Farmers Market

Chase Center, San Francisco

9AM, All Ages


The Warriors and Kaiser Permanente are hosting weekly Thrive City Farmers Market every Sunday from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Thrive City plaza, the community gathering space surrounding Chase Center, will provide shoppers with access to a wide variety of locally-sourced offerings including seasonal fruits, fresh produce, naturally-raised meats, farm fresh eggs and artisan pastries. The Farmers’ Market will also include health and wellness sessions, live music, scavenger hunts, a kids corner and more! Please note that the Thrive City Farmer’s Market will have various categories of special events every Sunday. For more information visit


• Wear face coverings. You will be refused service if you are not wearing one.

• Minimize the size of your group when shopping and keep your group together – this is especially important when shopping with young children.

• Bring small bills and pay with exact change or tell your farmer to keep the change to minimize exposure and speed up your transaction.

• Farmers/Producers may not touch reusable bags belonging to customers.

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