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El Pulpo Mecanico

Free burning man style festival with giant fire-breathing octopus sculpture
By - posted 3/10/2013 No Comment

The Exploratorium’s “On the Move”  pre-opening festival continues into the night across the street from Pier 15 with an evening of live music, outdoor movies, art projects, a beer garden and a gigantic “el pulpo mecanico” burning man octopus sculpture that spews fire from 8:30pm to 10pm.

Exploratorium “On The Move” Roadshow
Sunday, March 10, 2013 – 11am to 10pm
Opposite of Pier 15, the Exploratorium’s new home


El Pulpo Mecanico – a giant burning man Octopus sculpture that spews fire from 8:30pm to 10pm
The Front Porch
Fun Bike Unicorn Club
Mission Pony
Pacific Pinball Museum
San Francisco Lowrider Council


11:15 a.m. T.F. Buckaroos
12:20 p.m. Gaucho
1:30 p.m. drea roemer and friends
2:25 p.m. Mark Growden Trio
3:15 p.m. Emperor Norton’s Jazz Band
3:50 p.m. Gyasi Ross
4:30–6:30 p.m. Prescott Circus Theatre
5:00 p.m. The Goat Family
5:45 p.m. Loyd Family Players
6:25 p.m. Hobo Paradise
7:35 p.m. Beso Negro
9:00 p.m. El Radio Fantastique

Exploratorium Exhibits and Activities
some are daytime and some are nighttime activities

Bed of Nails with Eric Muller
Community Filmmaking with Cinema Arts
Cow Eye and Heart Dissections with Explainers
Cow Eye Dissections: Noon, 1:00, 3:00 & 4:00 p.m.
Heart Dissections: 2:00 & 6:00 p.m.
Glove-a-phones with Explorables volunteers
Glow Grotto
Levity Chamber
Lingua Casa
True Colors
Truck Stop Cinema
Outdoor Exhibits