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Saturday, January 21

2017 Chinese New Year Flower Fair | Chinatown
Saturday, January 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2017 Chinese New Year Flower Fair | Chinatown

Each year, the Chinese New Year Flower Fair takes place the weekend before the Lunar New Year holiday, so that families can enjoy the festive atmosphere and purchase their traditional holiday plants, flowers and fruits, while enjoying traditional Chinese dance, music, art and cultural displays. 2017 Chinese ...

Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Mini Traveling Festival | SF
Saturday, January 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Mini Traveling Festival | SF

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a mini traveling festival of free lion dancing performances at several San Francisco Public Library branches. 2017 Lunar New Year Lion Dancer Celebrations Saturday, January 7, 2017 10:30-11 am: Main Library 11:30 am-12:30 pm: Chinatown/Him Mark Lai 12:30-1 pm: North Beach 5:00-5:30 pm: ...

Chinese New Year Mini-Parade 2017 | Chinatown
Saturday, January 21 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | St. Mary’s Square
Chinese New Year Mini-Parade 2017 | Chinatown
Experience what the original Chinese New Year Parade was like 150 years ago while you sneak a peek at what the larger Lunar New Year parade will bring. Chinese New Year Mini-Parade Preview Saturday, January 21, 2017 | 10:30 am Grant Ave. from California to Pacific, Chinatown FREE The procession begins ...
Sea Lion 27th Anniversary Walking Tours | Pier 39
Saturday, January 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Sea Lion 27th Anniversary Walking Tours | Pier 39

Become sea lion savvy and learn more about California sea lions, marine life, and bay conservation during the annual “Sea Lion Encounter,” in celebration of the anniversary of their arrival to Pier 39. The boisterous barking pinnipeds began arriving in droves shortly after the Loma Prieta ...

Opening Day of 2017 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week | January 21-28
Saturday, January 21 – All Day | Cost: 20% off*
*Get up to 15% – 20% discount at participating eateries; conditions may apply.
| First Street (Benicia)
Opening Day of 2017 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week |  January 21-28

Downtown Benicia celebrates California Restaurant Month with Restaurant Week in January. A dining passport offers a 15% – 20% discount at participating eateries the entire week between January 21st and January 28th (conditions may apply). Dining passports are available at Benicia Main Street, 90 First ...

2017 Edwardian Ball Vending Bazaar | SF
Saturday, January 21 – All Day | Cost: $5 | The Regency Sutter Room
2017 Edwardian Ball Vending Bazaar | SF
Welcome to The Edwardian Ball Vendor Bazaar, which for over 10 years has painstakingly and lovingly presented over 50 carefully curated, artisan vendors. Enjoy unfettered access to their creative delights – including fashion, haberdashery, accessories, oddities, and more – without the delightful hubbub of the nighttime ...
Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | Glen Park
Saturday, January 21 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Glen Park
Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Traveling Festival | Glen Park

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a mini traveling festival of free lion dancing performances at several San Francisco Public Library branches. 2017 Lunar New Year Lion Dancer Celebrations Saturday, January 7, 2017 10:30-11 am: Main Library 11:30 am-12:30 pm: Chinatown/Him Mark Lai 12:30-1 pm: North Beach 5:00-5:30 pm: ...

Star Gazing Night | San Carlos
Saturday, January 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Crestview Park
Star Gazing Night | San Carlos
Come to Crestview Park to experience the stars. Please arrive before dark. They try to minimize lights in the area, so please park on Crestview Drive. And if you choose to bring a small flashlight, only bring flashlights with a red lens. Dress warmly and wear a ...
80+ Person Choir in Mission Dolores Basilica | Mission Dist.
Saturday, January 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested
| Mission Dolores Basilica
80+ Person Choir in Mission Dolores Basilica | Mission Dist.
The Calling All Choir is hosting a season finale performance on January 21st at the beautiful, historic Mission Dolores Basilica. They’re featuring performances of compositions from Appalachia, Australia, Hungary, Brazil, Renaissance England, the American South, and pieces by Mark Growden and other living composers. The Calling All ...

Sunday, January 22

“Good Food Award” Marketplace 2017 | Fort Mason
Sunday, January 22 – 9:00 am | Cost: $5 | Fort Mason Center
The annual “Good Food” Awards marketplace takes place in the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason and gathers together vendors from around the country who are redefining ‘good food’ by crafting products that are both incredibly tasty and responsibly produced.  2017 Good Food Awards Marketplace Sunday, January 22, 2016 | 9 ...
2017 Chinese New Year Flower Fair | Chinatown
Sunday, January 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2017 Chinese New Year Flower Fair | Chinatown

Each year, the Chinese New Year Flower Fair takes place the weekend before the Lunar New Year holiday, so that families can enjoy the festive atmosphere and purchase their traditional holiday plants, flowers and fruits, while enjoying traditional Chinese dance, music, art and cultural displays. 2017 Chinese ...

Sea Lion 27th Anniversary Walking Tours: Final Day | Pier 39
Sunday, January 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Sea Lion 27th Anniversary Walking Tours: Final Day | Pier 39

Become sea lion savvy and learn more about California sea lions, marine life, and bay conservation during the annual “Sea Lion Encounter,” in celebration of the anniversary of their arrival to Pier 39. The boisterous barking pinnipeds began arriving in droves shortly after the Loma Prieta ...

Opening Day of Napa Valley Restaurant Week | January 22-29
Opening Day of Napa Valley Restaurant Week | January 22-29

Napa Valley Restaurant Week allows locals and visitors to dine and delight throughout the valley and experience the legendary food and wine culture from January 22-29, 2017. Through multi-course prix-fixe menus for lunch ($20) and dinner ($36 or $46), guests can try out the latest culinary ...

Free San Francisco Civic Symphony Winter Concert | Nourse Theatre
Free San Francisco Civic Symphony Winter Concert | Nourse Theatre
The oldest community orchestra on the West Coast, the San Francisco Civic Symphony cordially invites you to attend its winter concert on Sunday, January 22, 2017. Admission is free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are gratefully accepted ($10 suggested). 2017 Winter Concert Program Franz von Suppe – ...

Wednesday, January 25

2017 Australia Day Block Party: Free Fairy Bread, Games & Aussie Top 100 | SF
Wednesday, January 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but a Facebook RSVP is required.
| Score Bar
2017 Australia Day Block Party: Free Fairy Bread, Games & Aussie Top 100 | SF
Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oi Oi Oi! Ring in Australia Day while enjoying Aussie-themed drinking games, Tim Tam Slams, the ‘Neighbours’ Team Drinking Challenge, and Australian beers all while listening to Triple J’s Hottest 100 streaming live. They’ll be picking up groups of Australians that are currently traveling in ...

Thursday, January 26

Downtown San Jose Restaurant Week | Final Day
Thursday, January 26 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*Lunch starts at $10 at The Blue Chip, but deals and discounts vary by participants.
| Downtown San Jose
Downtown San Jose Restaurant Week | Final Day

Dine in Downtown San Jose for their annual Downtown San Jose Restaurant Week from January 16 – 26, 2017. Where Silicon Valley meets the Valley of Heart’s delight, DTSJ Restaurant Week is your chance to try innovative chef’s specials made with local produce at special ...

Chinese New Year Extravaganza: Lion Dancing, Costumes & Giveaways | San Mateo
Thursday, January 26 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hillsdale Shopping Center
Chinese New Year Extravaganza: Lion Dancing, Costumes & Giveaways | San Mateo
The Hillsdale Shopping Center Kid’s Club will kick off 2017 with a thrilling Chinese New Year Extravaganza – lion dancing, costumes and crafts. It’s the Year of the Rooster and Kid’s Club is celebrating. They’re honoring the Chinese New Year tradition with authentic music and festive lion ...
50th “Summer of Love” Anniversary Art Show | SF
Thursday, January 26 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
50th
The San Francisco Arts Commission presents an extensive exhibition of work by legendary 60s rock ‘n’ roll photographer Jim Marshall and a new Market Street Poster Series featuring contemporary perspectives on the Summer of Love by local artists As part of a citywide celebration of the 50th ...

Saturday, January 28

2017 Fort Point Civil War Days | Presidio
Saturday, January 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Point
2017 Fort Point Civil War Days | Presidio
In honor of Living History Day 2016, experience first-hand the momentous era of the American Civil War with live re-enactors, infantry and artillery demonstrations, music, Victorian dance, and exhibits displaying medicine in the 1800’s, and the lives of men, women, and children of days past. Talks and demonstrations will be ...
Family Geochaching Adventure | San Carlos
Saturday, January 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Carlos Museum of History
Family Geochaching Adventure | San Carlos
Meet at the San Carlos Museum to start a geocaching adventure around San Carlos.
Oakland A’s FanFest 2017 | Oakland
Saturday, January 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Oakland A's FanFest 2017 | Oakland
Save the date. The Oakland A’s will host the annual FanFest, presented by CSN California, on Saturday, January 28 from 11 am to 2 pm at Jack London Square. A’s FanFest 2017 Saturday, January 28, 2017 | 11 am to 2 pm Jack London Square, Broadway, Oakland FREE for all ...
Free Lunar New Year Celebration: Art-making & Lion Dance | San Jose Museum of Art
Saturday, January 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but reservations are highly recommended.
| San Jose Museum of Art
Free Lunar New Year Celebration: Art-making & Lion Dance | San Jose Museum of Art
Enjoy free admission to the San Jose Museum of Art and celebrate the Lunar New Year all day from 11 am to 5 pm on January 28, 2017. Welcome the Year of the Rooster with interactive art-making activities and live performances. Free, but reservations are highly recommended. This contemporary celebration honors ...
Free Zoo Admission for Roosters: Chinese New Year Celebration & Dance Performances | SF Zoo
Free Zoo Admission for Roosters: Chinese New Year Celebration & Dance Performances | SF Zoo
Get into the San Francisco Zoo for free if you were born in the Year of the Rooster (1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017) will receive free Zoo admission on that day to enjoy a day of Chinese New Year performances and activities at the ...
2017 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week | Final Day
Saturday, January 28 – All Day | Cost: 20% off*
*Get up to 15% – 20% discount at participating eateries; conditions may apply.
| First Street (Benicia)
2017 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week | Final Day

Downtown Benicia celebrates California Restaurant Month with Restaurant Week in January. A dining passport offers a 15% – 20% discount at participating eateries the entire week between January 21st and January 28th (conditions may apply). Dining passports are available at Benicia Main Street, 90 First ...

Lunar New Year Celebration 2017: Kungfu Dragon USA Lion Dance | Milpitas
Saturday, January 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Great Mall Entrance 2
Lunar New Year Celebration 2017: Kungfu Dragon USA Lion Dance | Milpitas
Enjoy live Lion Dance performances by Kungfu Dragon USA martial arts school in celebration the Lunar New Year at the Great Mall of the Bay Area on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 12 noon – 12:30pm and 2pm – 2:30pm.
All Out 2017: REI’s Day of 30+ Free Awesome Outdoor Classes | Bay Area
Saturday, January 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| San Francisco Bay Area
All Out 2017: REI's Day of 30+ Free Awesome Outdoor Classes | Bay Area
To kick off a year dedicated to getting outside every day, beginning on Saturday, January 28, 2017 REI is offering hundreds of free outdoor events and REI Outdoor School classes. With more than 30 events in the Bay Area (and 350+ total events planned across ...
Magnificent Magnolia Bloom Tour | SF Botanical Garden
Magnificent Magnolia Bloom Tour | SF Botanical Garden

One of San Francisco’s most breathtaking natural marvels, the annual bloom of nearly 100 rare and historic magnolias with trees reaching 80 feet, is at its peak from mid-January through March at the SF Botanical Garden. Velvety silver buds on the often bare branches of these elegant trees, ...

Sunday, January 29

2016 Sausalito Herring Festival: Live Music & Fishery History | North Bay
Sunday, January 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bay Model Visitor Center
2016 Sausalito Herring Festival: Live Music & Fishery History | North Bay
Celebrate the little silvery fish that comes to Richardson Bay by the thousands each year and sustains the last commercial fishery in San Francisco Bay at the Sausalito Herring Festival which will showcase food, beverages, information, and entertainment from the surrounding Richardson Bay. 2016 Sausalito Herring Festival Sunday, January ...
Napa Valley Restaurant Week | Final Day
Napa Valley Restaurant Week | Final Day

Napa Valley Restaurant Week allows locals and visitors to dine and delight throughout the valley and experience the legendary food and wine culture from January 22-29, 2017. Through multi-course prix-fixe menus for lunch ($20) and dinner ($36 or $46), guests can try out the latest culinary ...

Berkeley Restaurant Week 2017 | Final Day
Berkeley Restaurant Week 2017 | Final Day

Discover prix fixe menus at 27 leading Berkeley restaurants during Berkeley Restaurant Week happening from January 19-29, 2017. Participating restaurants are offering lunch and/or dinner menus at special values of $20 per person for lunch, and $25 or $35 per person for dinner (tax and gratuity ...