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Oakland Zoo's "Glowfari" Lantern Festival is Back (Feb. 5)Oakland Zoo’s “Glowfari” Lantern Festival is Back (Feb. 5)
By - posted 1/27/2021
Curfew / Stay-at-Home, Get Out: Events, What's Closed / What's Open

After a nearly two month closure, the Oakland Zoo’s Glowfari festival is coming back with an extended run now that the stay-at-home order has been lifted. The new lantern festival was originally supposed to run from November 20 to January 17th, but was cut short in early December due to the more...

Oakland Zoo's "Glowfari" Shut Down for 2020Oakland Zoo’s “Glowfari” Shut Down for 2020
By - posted 12/6/2020
Curfew / Stay-at-Home, Get Out: Events, What's Closed / What's Open

This brand-new, family-friendly experience features hundreds of larger-than-life animal lanterns throughout the Zoo has been forced to close early due to the new shelter-in-place order which begins on Monday, December 7 in Alameda County Dozens of towering and even interactive, glowing lanterns of every order were supposed await to entertain and more...

SF Opera at the Fort Mason Drive-InSF Opera at the Fort Mason Drive-In
By - posted 11/18/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Drive-In Movies, Get Out: Events, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do

Experience opera — from the comfort of your car. San Francisco Opera is once again partnering with Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture to bring the performing arts to the big screen, with a drive-in movie experience.  Enjoy bayside views and delicious snacks from Off the Grid food trucks as you and your more...

Oakland Zoo's Brand New "Glowfari" Lantern FestivalOakland Zoo’s Brand New “Glowfari” Lantern Festival
By - posted 11/13/2020
Get Out: Events

This brand-new, family-friendly experience features hundreds of larger-than-life animal lanterns throughout the Zoo, storytelling the ongoing journey of wildlife, the importance of every species on our planet, and Oakland Zoo’s commitment to conservation. Dozens of towering and even interactive, glowing lanterns of every order await to entertain and enlighten you at more...

"West Coast Craft Market" is Back in SF on Oct. 10“West Coast Craft Market” is Back in SF on Oct. 10
By - posted 10/4/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Get Out: Events, What's Closed / What's Open

The first West Coast Craft Market of 2020 will take place Saturday, October 10, from 10am to 4pm, at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. DATE CHANGE – Event is now October 10th (it was originally scheduled for October 3rd but was moved due to poor air quality) This single-day, outdoor market more...

"UNDSCVRD Sundays" Filipino 3-Block Pop-Up is Back Oct. 4th“UNDSCVRD Sundays” Filipino 3-Block Pop-Up is Back Oct. 4th
By - posted 10/1/2020
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Celebrate Filipino American History Month and support your favorite Undiscovered vendors with three blocks of daytime outdoor dining, artisan markets, and street art in SOMA Pilipinas. It’s a new way to stroll, shop, & dine during Covid-19 to help reboot life safely, adapt to the “new normal” and help save and more...

Major Lazer Live Drive-In Concert Comes to BurlingameMajor Lazer Live Drive-In Concert Comes to Burlingame
By - posted 9/30/2020
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Major Lazer is embarking on a drive-in concert tour in support of their newest album release ‘Music Is The Weapon,’ out on October 23rd. The second date of the tour is heading to Burlingame at the Bayshore Drive-In, which is at the Burlingame Golf Center, on October 24, 2020. Major Lazer more...

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Goes "Live" This SaturdayHardly Strictly Bluegrass Goes “Live” This Saturday
By - posted 9/28/2020
Community, Get Out: Events

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass was supposed to take place this weekend. But with all big events still prohibited, you can enjoy a virtual one-time-only Hardly Strictly Broadcast instead. You’ll see new & archival performances from a stellar lineup of artists including Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, Fantastic Negrito, Boz Scaggs, Steve Earle, Patty more...

"Mission Youth Arts Festival" Pop-Up Dance at 24th/Mission“Mission Youth Arts Festival” Pop-Up Dance at 24th/Mission
By - posted 9/28/2020
Community, Fairs & Festivals, Get Out: Events

On October 3rd, celebrated young voices of the Mission will come together to talk about “home” through dance and music. There will be a series of pop-up performances from Mission and 24th to Mission and 22nd Streets. There will be two in-person showings on Oct 3. The first will begin at more...

"The Great Food Truck Race" Returns to SF“The Great Food Truck Race” Returns to SF
By - posted 9/23/2020
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The Food Network returns to SoMa StrEat Food Park this week (September 22-23) to film an “All-Star Season” of the food truck series The Great Food Truck Race. The very best trucks from the last 12 seasons are rolling into SF to slice, dice, bbq, and fry their way to the more...

SF's Only Drive-in Theater Announces 19 New Films for OctoberSF’s Only Drive-in Theater Announces 19 New Films for October
By - posted 9/17/2020
Drive-In Movies, Get Out: Events

Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture announces the October lineups for “Fort Mason Flix”, San Francisco’s first drive-in movie theater from September 18 to October 18, 2020. A pop-up drive-in theater “Fort Mason Flix” will present a drive in movies, from family favorites and cult classics to blockbusters and arthouse more...

SF’s First Drive-In Movie Theater Sells Out in 72 HoursSF’s First Drive-In Movie Theater Sells Out in 72 Hours
By - posted 9/8/2020
Drive-In Movies, Get Out: Events

Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture launches “Fort Mason Flix”, San Francisco’s first drive-in movie theater from September 18 to October 18, 2020. A pop-up drive-in theater launching September 18, 2020,  “Fort Mason Flix” will present a drive in movies, from family favorites and cult classics to blockbusters and arthouse more...

SF Art Institute's New Friday Night Outdoor Videos on Iconic TowerSF Art Institute’s New Friday Night Outdoor Videos on Iconic Tower
By - posted 9/2/2020
Brand New, Get Out: Events, Things to Do

Get ready for a COVID friendly and free eight-week series of outdoor video screenings on all four sides of SF Art Institute’s landmark tower at 800 Chestnut St. Every Friday night at 9pm for 8 weeks starting Sept 4, the school will be screening experimental video works by SFAI alumni that more...

Santa Cruz's Brand New Beach Boardwalk Drive-in Movies | Sept 4-26Santa Cruz’s Brand New Beach Boardwalk Drive-in Movies | Sept 4-26
By - posted 9/2/2020
Drive-In Movies, Get Out: Events, Things to Do

Join a truly unique California beach experience with Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Drive-In Movies from August 21 September 4 – 26, 2020, Fridays, and Saturdays. Please note, the initial two weekends were cancelled due to impacts from the CZU Lightning Complex Fires.  Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Drive-In Movies River Parking Lot (at more...

SF's Smelliest "Corpse Flower" is Blooming AgainSF’s Smelliest “Corpse Flower” is Blooming Again
By - posted 8/18/2020
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Introducing the return of Terra the Titan! Terra bloomed at the Conservatory of Flowers in 2017 and is now blooming 3 years later. Amorphophallus titanum plants take an average of 7-10 years to bloom for the first time. After this initial bloom, they can re-bloom every 3-5 years thereafter. The plant is more...