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Stern Grove Festival 2011: SF Ballet

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Sunday, July 31, 2011 - 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive very early to get a good spot with a view of the stage

Stern Grove | 19th Avenue and Sloat Blvd., San Francisco, CA



The San Francisco Ballet brightens Stern Grove Festival’s 74th season of splendid summer admission-free performances in the park.

San Francisco Ballet returns with artists of the Company performing a selection of works from their current repertory. Renowned for its incomparable level of innovation and exuberance, San Francisco Ballet is one of the premier ballet companies in America.

San Francisco Ballet
Stern Grove Festival 2011
Sunday, July 31, 2011 at 2:00 p.m.
FREE

Stern Grove Festival 2011
Sunday Concerts at 2pm
June 19 – August 21, 2011
Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Blvd., SF
Since 1938, Stern Grove Festival has been the Bay Area’s home for outstanding performing arts in a beautiful outdoor setting, completely admission-free.

2011 Concert Schedule:
June 19, 2011 – Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings / Ben L’Oncle Soul
June 26, 2011 – Jazz Mafia Symphony (featuring Chali 2Na)
July 3, 2011 – Neko Case / The Dodos
July 10, 2011 – Afrocubism / Pellejo Seco
July 17, 2011 – The English Beat / My First Earthquake
July 24, 2011 – San Francisco Symphony
>>> July 31, 2011 – San Francisco Ballet
August 7, 2011 – Aaron Neville / Blue Beat Review
August 14, 2011 – Javier Limon and Buika / Luisa Maita
August 21, 2011 – San Francisco Opera

Seating
Concerts begin Sunday at 2pm. Bring a picnic and arrive early as the main Concert Meadow (and hillside)  often fills up early and is closed to admittance once capacity is reached.

What if the Concert Meadow is filled up? There is overflow seating in the West Meadow. Although there is no direct view of the stage from the west meadow, there are speakers set up for you to still be able to enjoy the concert and enjoy a nice picnic.

Free Picnic Table Lottery: Households can enter to receive free reservations to six picnic table seats in the concert meadow at one concert per season. Entries will be chosen at random and notified the week before the concert.  Entries must be received by the Monday before the concert you want to attend.  Households may submit one entry per concert or indicate multiple concert dates on one entry. Enter the Picnic Table Lottery.

  • Are You Mr. Moneybags? Why risk losing the lottery? Instead, donate $100+ to the Friends of Stern Grove Festival and receive two picnic table seats to one concert per season [details]

Getting to Stern Grove:

Public Transportation:
Muni buses: 23 and 28, exit at 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard
Muni Metro: K or M, exit at St. Francis Circle

Bike Valet Service
Stern Grove Festival will provide complimentary bike valet service for Festival patrons every concert Sunday.

The bike valet is located at the top of the main entrance to the park at 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard. The valet service will open at 10:00 a.m. and close one hour after the concert ends. Bikes will not be allowed in the Concert Meadow or Esplanade area of Stern Grove.

Driving / Parking:

  • From the North Bay: Golden Gate Bridge to 19th Avenue/Park Presidio exit. Continue on 19th Avenue. Turn right at Sloat Boulevard.
  • From the South Bay: 280-North to 19th Avenue exit. At the first stoplight, bear right onto Junipero Serra. Turn left at Sloat Boulevard.
  • From the East Bay: Bay Bridge to 101-South to 280-South. Exit at Ocean Avenue and turn right. Bear right onto Junipero Serra. Turn left at Sloat Boulevard.

There is no public parking at Stern Grove and street parking is extremely limited.



Event Details


Cost: FREE*
*Arrive very early to get a good spot with a view of the stage
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Categories: *Top Pick*, Kids & Families, Recurring – Annual - July, San Francisco, Theater & Performance
Venue: Stern Grove
Address: 19th Avenue and Sloat Blvd., San Francisco, CA

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