What's Happening! September 6 - 8

September 6, 2013

















What’s Happening





 





San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma & Napa, Peninsula & South Bay, East Bay






 


September 6 - 8








SAN FRANCISCO EVENTS





 


 


 


America’s Cup Park – FREE Events & Activities


Fri, Sept 6 – Sun, Sept 8. 10:00am to 7:00pm / FREE for All Ages / Phone: 415.412.4642


@ America’s Cup Park – Pier 27 & 29. SF, CA 94102


  


The America’s Cup Park, located at Piers 27/29, is the newest free public access park along San Francisco’s Embarcadero. While being a prime location to watch the end of the race, AC Park also hosts a wide range


 of activities for all to enjoy: ride in the Flying on Water 4D AC72 simulator, learn about the science of sailing, meet the athletes at poster signings, play in the Kids’ Zone, enjoy food and beverages, relax in bean bags


 at PUMA YARD, and much more. For more info go to http://www.americascup.com/


 

8th Annual Sunset District Autumn Moon Festival


Saturday, September 7. 10:00am to 5:00pm / FREE for All Ages / Phone: 415.326.3208


@ Irving Street (between 22nd and 25th Ave) SF, CA 94122


  


The Annual Autumn Moon Festival is a Chinese cultural event that is put on in the Inner Sunset on


 Irving Street between 22nd and 25th Ave. Over 10,000 attendees come to the harvest festival to


experience the cultural performances, taste mooncake, and check out the family friendly activities.


For more info go to http://www.autumnmoonfestival.org/


 

Film Night in the Park – “Moonrise Kingdom”


Saturday, September 7. 8:00pm / FREE for All Ages / Phone: 415.272.2756


@ Washington Square Park – Columbus Ave & Union St. SF, CA 94133


  


A large screen, outdoor presentation of "Moonrise Kingdom" at Washington Square Park, San Francisco.


Set in 1965, a pair of pre-teen lovers flee from their New England town causing a local search party to try


and find them in this critically acclaimed romantic comedy. Bring blankets, pillows, backrest and low chairs. Donations greatly appreciated. Film Night in the Park screenings in San Francisco presented by the San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation and its sponsors. For more info go to http://www.filmnight.org/


 

42nd Mountain View Art & Wine Festival, ‘A Festival Like No Other’


Sat, Sept 7 – Sun, Sept 8. 10:00am to 6:00pm / FREE for All Ages / Phone: 650.968.8378


@ Castro Street – San Francisco, CA 94114


     


Exceptional fine art, stellar live music, fabulous food and drink, the Comcast Pigskin Party Lounge with


 giant screen TV and tons of fun for kids. For more info go to http://www.miramarevents.com/


 

Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival


Sunday, September 8. 10:00am / For All Ages / Phone: 415.775.5500


@ Ghirardelli Square – 900 N. Point St. SF, CA 94109


   


Ghirardelli Chocolate Company is excited to announce the Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival held in Ghirardelli Square benefiting Project Open Hand. Projected to be the biggest one yet, this two-day long celebration of chocolate will feature sampling by some of the finest local dessert companies and of course Ghirardelli Chocolate! Come enjoy live music, chef demonstrations, ice cream eating contests and more!


For more info go to http://www.ghirardellisq.com/chocolate-festival#sthash.ccQPqfqm.dpuf


 


 


 








MARIN, SONOMA & NAPA EVENTS





 


 


 


 


Film Night in the Park – “The Lorax”


Friday, September 6. 8:00pm / FREE for All Ages / Phone: 415.272.2756


@ Old Mill Park – 320 Throckmorton Ave. Mill Valley, CA 94942 / Phone: 415.453.4333


  


Film Night in the Park presents a large screen outdoor presentation of "The Lorax" Friday, Sept. 6 at Old


Mill Park in Mill Valley. To win the affections of the girl of his dreams, an idealistic 12-year-old boy sets off to


find the last living tree with the help a grumpy, but charming mystical creature called the Lorax. The animated 3D film is based on the Dr. Seuss' children's book of the same name. Bring blankets, pillows, backrest and low chairs. Free. Donations greatly appreciated. For more info go to http://www.filmnight.org/


 


8th Annual Sunset District Autumn Moon Festival


Saturday, September 7. 10:00am to 5:00pm / FREE for All Ages / Phone: 415.326.3208


@ Irving Street (between 22nd and 25th Ave) SF, CA 94122


  


The Annual Autumn Moon Festival is a Chinese cultural event that is put on in the Inner Sunset on Irving Streetbetween 22nd and 25th Ave. Over 10,000 attendees come to the harvest festival to experience the cultural performances, taste mooncake, and check out the family friendly activities.


For more info go to http://www.autumnmoonfestival.org/


 

San Rafael Yacht Club Water Festival


Saturday, September 7. 1:00pm to 4:00pm / FREE for All Ages / Phone: 415.459.9828


@ San Rafael Yacht Club – 200 Yacht Club Dr. San Rafael, CA 94901


  


The festival will provide free sailboat rides and trial excursions on kayaks and stand-up paddleboards.


The Great Paddle Challenge and other water activities are planned as well. Live music, BBQ food and


drinks will be available. Raffle prizes, donated by local restaurants and merchants, will be offered.


For more info go to http://www.sanrafaelyachtclub.org/


 


American Folk Art Festival


Saturday, September 7. 10:00am to 4:00pm / For All Ages / Price: $10 donation


@ Madonna Estate Winery – 5400 Old Sonoma Rd. Napa, CA 94559 / Phone: 707.255.8864


  


Enjoy a true spectacle of antiques, art, wine and chocolate in the colorful Napa Valley. Primitive antiques blend with original creations from today’s leading folk artists. Madonna Estate’s 2014 HalloVine will be released with a special artist label by Andrea Matus DeMeng and chocolate pairings by Brad Kintzer from Tcho Chocolate. Enjoy food from ABC Baking Company or bring your own basket to share at the winery’s picnic groves. New this year, therapeutic massages by Barbara Hanson.


For more info go to http://www.americanfolkartfestival.com/


 


Petaluma Art in the Park


Sat, Sept 7 – Sun, Sept 8. 10:00am / For All Ages


@ Walnut Park – D Street & Petaluma Blvd S. Petaluma, CA 94952


     


Our largest event of the year is held every September in Walnut Park, which is located at Petaluma Blvd. South and "D" St., in historical Petaluma, CA. This show is open to all members and non-members, as room permits. Donations from sales at this event provide scholarships for local art students and programs in the schools. For more info go to http://www.petalumaarts.org/


 


The French Market, Marin’s Outdoor Antique Market


Sunday, September 8. 9:00am to 3:00pm / FREE for All Ages / Phone: 415.383.2252


@ Marin Civic Center: Marin Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium – 10 Ave of the Flags San Rafael, CA 94903


     


Experience the atmosphere of a French neighborhood street market right here in Marin at The French Market, Marin County’s Outdoor Antique Market, where folks can enjoy a Sunday stroll through aisles of interesting antiques, collectibles, books, vintage furniture, jewelry, vintage clothing, retro décor, vintage shabby chic and a host of other items. French music and crepes add to the ambiance of this unique event! Don’t miss it! For more info go to http://www.goldengateshows.com/


 


 


 


 








EAST BAY EVENTS





 


 


 


 


Questions form the Sky: New Work by Hung Liu


Fri, Sept 6 – Sun, Sept 8. 11:00am to 5:00pm / For All Ages / Price: $5-$8 / Phone: 408.294.2787


@ San Jose Museum of Art – 110 S. Market St. San Jose, CA 95113


   


Hung Liu contemplates the cycles of life, death, and memory in an installation of three videos. Simple


images of burning candles, fallen deer and birds, Buddha's hand citrus fruit, and cloud formations poetically reflect Liu's state of mind in the years prior to her mother's death. Also included are site-specific wall paintings and a group of digital prints on aluminum.


 For more info go to http://www.sanjosemuseumofart.org/


 


Mountain View Art & Wine Festival “A Festival Like No Other”


Sat, Sept 7 – Sun, Sept 8. 10:00am to 6:00pm / FREE for All Ages / Phone: 650.968.8378


@ Downtown Mountain View – Castro St and Villa St. Mountain View, CA 94041


     


Silicon Valley’s World-Class Art & Music Festival is a vibrant multicultural celebration featuring 600 professional artists and craftmakers showing exceptional handcrafted wares, stellar live music on stage and street throughout downtown with headliners heating things up on “Salsa Sunday.


For more info go to http://www.miramarevents.com/


 


Antique Autos in History Park


Sunday, September 8. 11:00am / FREE for All Ages / Phone: 408.287.2290


@ History Park – 1650 Senter Rd. San Jose, CA 95112


     


The 13th Annual Antique Autos in History Park, presented by the Santa Clara Valley Model T Ford Club and History San Jose, will take place on Sunday, September 8. This event fills History Park with 200 antique autos, fire equipment, bicycles and motorcycles of all makes from the late 1800s to 1945.


For more info go to http://www.sanjose.org/node/25616


 


Foodie Fun


Sunday, September 8. 4:00pm to 8:00pm / FREE for All Ages / Phone: 408.257.6262


@ Alameda Family Funeral & Cremation – 12341 Saratoga Sunnyvale Rd. Saratoga, CA 95070


     


A gourmet food truck event with live music, non-profits to benefit from the event. 11 events May to October


 in the Saratoga Gateway. Free entrance, a bike parking lot & local business open houses. Fire Safe Council, American Cancer Society, Pathways, Hospice of the Valley, Saratoga Senior Center, YSI and other non-profits to benefit. Sam’s Chowder House, Chutney Mary’s, TAKO MODE MEX, Waffle Amore, Arabian Bites and other food trucks help to raise money for local charities!


For more info go to https://www.facebook.com/SaratogaGatewayBusinesses


 


 


 








PENINSULA, SOUTH BAY EVENTS





 


 


 


 


America’s Cup 2013 Commodore Experience


Fri, Sept 6 – Sun, Sept 8. 11:00am / For All Ages / Price: $89-$419 / Phone: 415.573.0740


@ Commodore Cruise Lines – 2394 Mariner Square Dr. Alameda, CA 94501 / Phone: 510.337.9000


   


Commodore is an accredited provider of on-water spectator experiences as an official stake/support boat


for the 34th America’s Cup on San Francisco Bay! Get VIP access to the race course while enjoying the fine amenities of our luxury fleet. Whether you are looking to host an event on one of our private yachts or interested in individual tickets aboard, we have several options based on the series of racing you’d like to attend and the type of services you are interested in.


For more info go to http://ournightlife.com/show.cfm?id=98014&key=eCZZ8E5ZK1


 

Circus Vargas presents Magikaria!


Fri, Sept 6 – Sun, Sept 8. Various Show Times / Price: $25-$65 / For All Ages / Phone: 877.568.3861


@ Circus Vargas Big Top – I-880 and 66th Ave Oakland, CA 94622


    


Circus Vargas conjures up an astonishing array of artists in its newest spectacular! Presenting, “Magikaria,


A Fantastical Magical Experience!” An amazing production bursting with mystery, magic, music, and more!  Join us, as we travel to a realm of fantasy as far as magic will allow, to a world where anything is possible …


a world of magic under the big top. Unleash your imagination and discover the secret to Magikaria! Arrive early for the interactive pre-show where your KIDS are the STARS!


For more info go to http://www.circusvargas.com/


 

Neptune Beach Community Celebration


Sat, Sept 7 – Sun, Sept 8. 10:00am to 6:00pm / FREE for All Ages / Phone: 510.521.9892


@ Webster St between Lincoln & Central – 1701 Webster St. Alameda, CA 94501


     


A 2-day lively street fair on historic Webster Street to recall the Neptune Beach amusement park of the early 20th century. Kids will enjoy a Ferris wheel (Sat. only),giant slide, pony rides, obstacle course, climbing wall, water walking, Jeep rides (Sat. only),and nature activities. Award-winning bands, a history walk, author reading, arts and crafts booths, and community organizations. Food available at Webster Street cafes and food booths, with beer and wine from local vintners. For more info go to http://neptunebeachcc.com/


 

Ella, the Musical


Fri, Sept 6 – Sun, Sept 8. Various Show Times / For All Ages / Price: $37-$64 / Phone: 925.943.7469


@ Commodore Cruise Lines – 2394 Mariner Ave. Mill Valley, CA 94942 / Phone: 415.453.4333


   


The Queen of Jazz. The First Lady of Song. The great Ella Fitzgerald. It's a life lived out loud in this exhilarating new musical that weaves myth, memory and music to tell the uplifting and poignant story of one of the greatest jazz vocalists of all time. Featuring more than a dozen of her most famous hits, this swinging celebration is a must-see dazzling musical event for anyone who wants to fall in love with the magic and


 soul of Ella Fitzgerald all over again.


For more info go to http://www.centerrep.org/season1314/ella_the_musical.php