Dream weaving: Jazz pianist Fred Hersch presents “My Coma Dreams,” a multimedia musical journey inspired by the dreams he experienced during a two-month coma in 2008. [7 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]
Art and antiques
Antiques show: Furniture, wall decor, boxes with secret compartments and other items are for sale at the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show. This year’s show spotlights the pearl. [Noon to 5 p.m., Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.]
Jazz cabaret: Writer-performer Brenda Wong Aoki and bassist-composer Mark Izu present their “Kabuki Jazz Cabaret,” a Halloween show with ghost stories and music. [5 p.m., Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore St., S.F.]
Francophone films: The San Francisco Film Society’s French Cinema Now series continues. Today’s films include “The Kid With a Bike,” by the Dardenne brothers at 4:30 p.m. [1:30 p.m. onward, SFFS Cinema, 1746 Post St., S.F.; www.sffs.org]
Indian comics: The Outsourced Comedy Tour, featuring top Indian comics, comes to San Francisco. Raj Sharma and Kabir “Kabeezy” Singh co-headline the show. [7 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]
Something to read
By Rhys Bowen ($24.95)
The Northern California mystery maven returns with the latest in her “Royal Spyness” series: it’s a romp of aristocratic mischief, stolen snuffboxes and murder on the French Riviera.
Lend A Hand
Golden Gate National Parks Volunteer Program: Volunteers are needed to help enhance native-plant habitats and create wildlife corridors in the Presidio of San Francisco. [10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Transit Center at La Terasse, 215 Lincoln Blvd, S.F.; details at www.parksconservancy.org]
Cemetery tour: Shaping San Francisco presents its Halloween cemetery bike tour. The spirited ride visits cemeteries where famous San Franciscans are buried. [Noon; meet at Colma BART Station, Colma; www.shapingsf.org]
Hitchcock walk: San Francisco City Guides hosts “Alfred Hitchcock’s San Francisco,” a tour featuring sites from “Vertigo” and other films. [11 a.m.; Huntington Park fountain, off Sacramento Street between Taylor and Mason streets, S.F.]
Pet fete: San Francisco Animal Care and Control presents “Pet Pride Day.” Festivities include pet-costume and pet-trick contests, pet awards, vendors and a falcon demo. [11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]
Games and parade: “Halloween Hoopla” happens at Yerba Buena Gardens. The child-geared celebration includes entertainment, activities, and, for kids under 10, a costume parade. [Noon to 1:30 p.m., Howard and Fourth streets, S.F.]
Destino and Pisco Latin Lounge: Chef James Schenk is now serving brunch, Latin style. Recommended dishes include “Frito Mixto.” Ingredients include fried calamari, fried lemon wheels and squash blossom. Also look for the “TLT” tocino (pork belly), lettuce, tomato and tetilla cheese on housemade focaccia. Cocktails are also available. [1815 and 1817 Market St., S.F.; (415) 552-4451 or (415) 874-9951]
Game of the day
NFL:Browns at 49ers
1:05 p.m., CBS (KPIX, Ch. 5)
Fresh off their bye week, Alex Smith and the 5-1 49ers look to stay hot against the visiting Cleveland Browns.
NASCAR: The Sprint Cup series heads to Virginia for the Tums Fast Relief 500. [10:30 a.m., Martinsville, Va., ESPN]
Golf: The Nationwide Tour Championship wraps up. [11:30 a.m., Charleston, S.C., Golf]
Image of the week
key piece: Ironworkers help lower the final deck section of the eastern span of the Bay Bridge on Friday. Crews began hoisting the 1,049-ton segment at dawn with a custom-built floating crane. The bridge is expected to be opened to traffic in both directions by the end of 2013.