Things To Do
Among the most anticipated and exciting events coming up in the next few weeks is the dazzling Cinco de Mayo. While the original event was born in the mid-1800s to celebrate the surprising victory of the Mexican Army over the French Army during the famous Battle of Puebla, the date as it is recognized today (especially in the United States) is treated as a time to honor Mexican and Mexican-American culture throughout the country.
What would you say if I told you that the 6th of May was recently crowned the official How Weird Day for San Francisco? And then what would you say if I told you that the official How Weird Day also featured and entire How Weird Street Faire?
You’ve been patient throughout an entire year, and now your self control is being rewarded! How, you ask? By the return of the 40th Annual Carnival San Francisco! Your brain might not even be entirely prepared for the waves of exuberance that are about to wash over you on May 26th and 27th on Harrison Street between 16th Street and 24th Street, but your soul is likely aching for this chance to celebrate life, music, and art.
Do you have interest in shaping the future of the waterfront? Then the Port of San Francisco wants to hear from you. In April, the agency in charge of the port will be holding two public walking tours and an open house workshop. The idea behind these tours and meetings is to share recommendations that came out of a 2.5 year long process to update the Waterfront Plan.
The houses of San Francisco are something that visitors to the city have always taken notice of. There is some stunning old world architecture on display in our great city. Houses dating all the way back to the Victorian era live along their modern counterparts. For those of us that have been dying to step back into the past, and take in one of these houses, the wait is over.
The waters are warming up, and that means that our City by the Bay will become host once again to the beautiful yachts, sailboats, and other sea craft that are owned and sailed by members of various boat and yacht clubs thought the Bay Area. To kick off the new year of nautical fun, the annual opening day of the boating season features plenty of good things to experience, whether or not you enjoy life on the high seas.
The San Francisco Decorator Showcase has spent the past 41 years building up a strong reputation as one of the decoration industries touchstone events. The SFDS gathers together the Bay Area’s best and brightest who are working in areas such as interior design and landscape design for a month long showcase of their work and their visions.
Are you looking for some good outdoor events to go to in the Lake County area in the next couple months? Well we have a couple of events that just might make your list. Lake County houses some of our area’s best wineries, so expect these events to feature some of your favorite drinks. However, these events are appropriate for everybody in the family, get away from the city and out into nature.
Earth Day celebrations return to San Francisco this April! Celebrating the 49th consecutive year of this major event, Earth Day San Francisco 2018 is an all-ages festival that seeks to raise awareness for our need to take better care of our planet.
Over the past hundred years, San Francisco has acted as a powerful beacon for artists looking to reinvent, challenge, and discover themselves. From filmmakers to musicians to poets to painters, the Bay Area is the home they have looked for their entire lives. This helps explain why the city boasts of so many wonderful art galleries, bookstores, cafes, and other spaces that host and nurture artists of all kinds.