What’s Happening In The Bay Area – October 2020

“What’s Happening 

in the Bay Area”

Take a look at this compiled list of fun TV, exercise, yummy recipes, and different ways you can help the community.

The first WCC Market will take place Saturday, October 10, from 10am to 4pm, at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. This single-day, outdoor market will bring together nearly 50 of the best artist and designer craftspeople in the Bay Area.

Still longing to go to a Zoo, browse a museum, or go hiking during this quarantine? If you miss the smell of jet fuel as much as an island breeze, virtual travel can fill a part of that void!

Right now, because rules are rules and SF is doing its best to keep us safe, most bars aren’t open. Hopefully, they’ll be back soon, but in the meantime, we are lucky to still have a slew of bars where we can either enjoy libations in an outdoor setting, take them to-go, or get them delivered.

From kid-friendly specials to scary movies, Amazon Prime Video is gearing up for Halloween with a slate of new releases in October. And Borat!

The Great Food Truck Race:
Seoul Sausage

The TV show “The Great Food Truck Race” is has commenced and one of their contestants, Seoul Sausage, has stationed their truck all around San Francisco! They’re not here for long, so follow their Instagram to find out where they’re located to taste their mouth-watering Fried Kimchi Balls including their Kalbi Sausage! Treat yourself to this Korean American BBQ fusion this week!

When it comes to Puerto Rican comfort food, arroz con pollo or mofongo are usually the first dishes that come to mind. Like its close cousin pastelón, this cheesy layered casserole is often compared to lasagna, but the flavors couldn’t be more different.

What makes this recipe so good? For starters, swap in full-fat sour cream (don’t even think about reaching for low-fat) instead of milk, which gives the banana bread a subtle tangy flavor and richer texture. Instead of adding two eggs (traditional in most banana breads), use one whole egg plus one egg yolk, which helps make the banana bread extra moist.

Taking full advantage of fall flavors with a fresh twist on the classic cocktail. Instead of rye or bourbon, go for Zacapa 23 Centenario Rum. The tang of the cider and the sweetness of the sugar really bring out the notes of vanilla and spiced oak in the rum. Pair it with this Apple Cider Glazed Chicken for dinner tonight.

The Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign was inspired by Maya Angelou’s “Phenomenal Woman” poem, bringing awareness to social causes. Support this amazingly talented Black Owned Business today!

Goodee World is a community of socially-conscious design enthusiasts who put “caring” for people, and the planet, at the center of everything they do. Their products support, services people love, and ideas that reflect their unwavering pursuit of a happier and more sustainable future for all.

Liya Kebede’s homeland, Ethiopia, is at the heart of lemlem. Each lemlem piece begins in the hands in one of their exceptional artisans. They partner with local artisan studios that use traditional African motifs and techniques to create the beautiful, modern designs that lemlem is known for.

Nicole Gibbons, founder and an interior designer who saw that no paint brands were offering an easy or convenient way to shop for paint, so she decided to fix that. A true expert in her field, her design know-how has been featured by top media outlets like HGTV, The Oprah Winfrey Network, Good Morning America, Elle Decor and more.

Do this 5-minute workout every day this month, to help keep you joint flexible and feeling good as the seasons change. It’s a great way to wake up, get moving, get the blood flowing. So make your day a great day by doing these morning stretches.

Do sometimes forget where your favorite clothes, accessories, or even car keys are? Take these 10 quick steps to organize your closet to help your life stress free and prepared for whatever comes your way.

Smoke from wildfires have left millions of Americans trapped inside for days sometimes weeks on end during fire season. When wildfires ignite, they release tiny particulate matter called PM2.5.

New Tech Is Putting Our Health Data at Our Fingertips—and Our Health Care in Our Hands

Thanks to rapid advances in technology, the Apple Watch and other wearable fitness trackers aren’t so much mini smartphones as they are personalized health-care devices, arming users with easy-to-digest snapshots of their activity and recovery data in order to optimize their health and wellness.

Hamilton Families

Established in 1985, Hamilton Families is San Francisco’s leading service provider to families experiencing homelessness, with carefully designed programs to prevent homelessness, provide shelter and stability, return families to permanent housing and support the well-being of children experiencing homelessness.

ZogSports was founded in the wake of 9/11 and makes playing for charity a core part of the social sports experience. Instead of trophies, a donation will be made to a Zog Partner Charity on behalf of your team.

The Junior League of San Francisco, Inc. an organization of women – 800+ strong in the Bay Area – dedicated to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

Root Division’s mission is to empower artists, promote community service, inspire youth, and enrich the Bay Area through engagement in the visual arts.

Root Division’s vision is to be a model of creative excellence, sustainability, and collaboration as it empowers emerging artists to amplify art’s positive impact on society.

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