Feb 22 - Apr 23, 2017

“John” at Strand Theater

This drama from Pulitzer Prize-winner Annie Baker follows a young couple as they grapple with the strains on their relationship during a stay at a bed-and-breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

May 14, 2016 - Aug 26, 2018

“Future of the Past” at Legion of Honor

This exhibit showcases the new discoveries about ancient Egyptian mummies gleaned from high-resolution, three-dimensional computed tomography (CT) scans. Examine two mummies from about 2,600 years ago through an interactive virtual dissection table and learn what researches have recently discovered about their lifestyle, religion and customs.

Mar 31, 2017

Whiskies of the World

Sample more than 200 varieties of Scotch, Bourbon, Irish, Canadian and other whiskies from around the world. The event also includes seminars, whisky and food and whisky and cigar pairings.

Mar 18, 2017

International Chocolate Salon

The 10th annual event brings a day packed with chocolate tasting, demonstrations and chef and author talks with award-winning chocolatiers, confectioners and other culinary artisans.

Mar 11, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day Festival

Don your best green outfit for the largest St. Patrick’s Day event west of the Mississippi. The parade begins at 11:30 am and the ensuing festival in Civic Center Plaza features live music, children’s activities, food and plenty of beer.

Mar 04, 2017

Black Cuisine Festival

This soul food festival in the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood is back for its 37th year with down home classics like fried chicken and fish, barbecue, greens, yams, beans and rice. The event attracts more than 2,000 attendees each year. Carroll Street Station (near 3rd St. and Carroll Ave.)

Mar 14-19, 2017

Bouquets to Art

This annual spring exhibit returns for its 33rd year, featuring a variety of elegant and elaborate floral arrangements inspired by the museum’s paintings, sculptures and architecture. More than 120 Bay Area floral designers are featured in the exhibit, and a variety of events throughout the week include renowned guest speakers, a raffle, an opening gala inspired by French culture and daily luncheons.


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Nightclub & Bar

Nightclub & Bar Show is the nation’s most influential gathering of bar and nightlife professionals. Annually, for 30+ years now more than 36,000 professionals gather from across the U.S. and 50+ other countries to learn, network and grow the industry. The 2017 show will host 600+ exhibitors on our innovative expo floor, leading experts from the industry in our comprehensive conference program, and an unparalleled nightlife lineup.

Nov 25, 2016 - Mar 31, 2017

UnSeenGC Summer 16-17

Making the most of the exceptional public spaces in the Gold Coast Cultural Precinct, Gold Coast City Gallery presents a series of digital artworks in “UnSeenGC Summer 16-17”. The exhibition is a mobile 3D augmented reality (AR) art experience and features artworks by five prominent national digital artists: Andrew Burrell, Josh Harle, Tracey M Benson, Pamela Lee Brenner and Johannes Muljana. Invisible to the naked eye, virtual objects, images, and video are discovered by looking through a smartphone or tablet.