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St. Patrick’s Day In the Bay Area 2021

It was one year ago this month that the pandemic kicked off a series of event cancellations which effectively brought the Bay Area’s entertainment scene to a halt. This included the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade and the music, dancing and green-beer-fueled, in-person activities that normally surround it. While these crowded events are still on hold, or reconfigured for a now familiar virtual setting, we...

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How to do Halloween in Bay Area: 2020 Edition

Well, we made it to Fall, y’all! And you know what that means… It’s ~ spooky season ~. While we can all agree that 2020 has been spooky enough thus far, we think we’re all overdue for the fun kind of spooky this Halloween season. We’re talking haunted walk-throughs, drive-throughs, costume contests, and more all around the Bay.  Pro tips:  Complete your spooky costume with...

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Your Local Guide to What’s Happening in the Bay Area

FRIDAY, February 28th – SUNDAY, March 1st 2020 HOT AIR MUSIC FESTIVAL: CELEBRATION OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC – SF Sunday, March 1st, All DaySan Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St, San Francisco Welcome to the Eleventh Annual Hot Air Music Festival. HAMF is a student-organized new music marathon that focuses on world premieres and collaborations by young composers and performers as well as music written...

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Your Local Guide to What’s Happening in the Bay Area

FRIDAY, February 21st – SUNDAY, February 23rd MARDI GRAS CARNIVAL – BRASS, BEADS, AND BEIGNETSRUSSIAN FESTIVAL 2020 Saturday, February 22nd – 4:30 PMDowntown Redwood CityBring the beads and we’ll provide the bands! Celebrate Mardi Gras Carnival at the “French Quarter” in downtown Redwood City, where the public is invited to come disguised for the occasion. Mardi Gras Carnival will transform Broadway into Bourbon Street from...

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Your Local Guide to What’s Happening in the Bay Area

SATURDAY, February 15th – SUNDAY, February 16th SF Beer Week: All You Can Drink Beer & Whiskey Train Saturday, February 15, 11:00 am to 1:00 pmSeven Stills Brewery & Distillery (Mission Bay), 100 Hooper Street, Suite #4, San FranciscoChoo Choo y’all. It’s time once again for the SFBW Whiskey Train. Pick up will be at 11 am on 2nd & King and we’ll take the...

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Your Local Guide to What’s Happening in the Bay Area

FRIDAY, February 7th – SUNDAY, February 9th CHINESE NEW YEAR PARADE – 2020  Saturday, February 8, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PMMarket Street Parade Route – 2nd Street at Market Street, San Francisco Named one of the Top Ten Parades in the World by International Festivals & Events Association, the Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is one of the few remaining night...

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Your Local Guide to What’s Happening in the Bay Area – Super Bowl Edition!

SUNDAY, February 2nd: BEST SUPER BOWL VIEWING PARTIES Bourbon Pub at Levi’s Stadium   1:00 PM – 6:30 PMBourbon Pub, 4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara The restaurant at the home of the San Francisco 49ers will offer a culinary experience for Super Bowl Sunday. James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur Michael Mina are set to bring the best flavors of the game to an...

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Your Local Guide to What’s Happening in the Bay Area

FRIDAY, January 24th – SUNDAY, January 26th PENINSULA ORCHID SOCIETY SHOW AND SALE   Saturday, January 25, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM  Redwood City Community Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Ave. Redwood City This event gives local orchid lovers a chance to show off their orchids, attend seminars and find new orchids to add to their collections or give as gifts. Events include a judged show, American Orchid...

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Your Local Guide to What’s Happening in the Bay Area

SATURDAY, January 18th – SUNDAY, January 19th LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION AT HILLSDALE SHOPPING CENTER Sunday,  January 19, 1:00 PM Hillsdale Shopping Center, Sixty 31st Avenue. San Mateo Join us to bring in the Lunar New Year and celebrate the Year of the Rat! Enjoy Lion Dancers as they parade from the North Block Plaza to Macy’s Center Court (weather permitting) accompanied by music and heart-pounding...

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Your Local Guide to What’s Happening in the Bay Area

SATURDAY, January 11th – SUNDAY, January 12th LUNAR NEW YEAR LION DANCING: TRAVELING FESTIVAL Saturday, January 11th, 10:15 am – 5:30 pmAll Over San Francisco Ring in the Lunar New Year of the Rat, with an exciting celebration of Chinese lion dance and martial arts. All are welcome.10:15 – 10:45 – Anza, 11:00 – 11:30 – Presidio, 12:00 – 12:30 – Golden Gate Valley, 1:00...

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