Festivals

Tulipmania at PIER 39

02/10/2018-02/18/2018
All Day
PIER 39
San Francisco 

PIER 39’s iconic floral festival, Tulipmania, returns from February 10 – 18 with more than 39,000 blooming tulips and other seasonal garden favorites! As you immerse yourself in insta-heaven, be sure to share your photos using #tulipmania. Enjoy the flowers’ beauty and learn helpful gardening tips by taking free guided tours led by PIER 39’s Landscaping experts. The guided tours depart at 10am daily from the Crab Statue in the Entrance Plaza. Self-guided tours can also be taken any time during Tulipmania. The tulips typically begin blooming in early February and will last through mid-March (weather dependent). Visit https://www.pier39.com/tulipmania/ for more information.

農曆春節街會

02/16/2018-02/17/2018
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cupertino Main Street
Cupertino 

農曆春節街會

2月16日及17日兩天
在庫比蒂諾 Main Street 舉行
萬元禮品,旺狗巡遊邀你興興旺旺迎新春

喜迎犬年新春 ,南灣精品商場 Main Street (名街) 將於 2月16日 (週五) 及2月17日 (週六) 兩天,舉行新春街會,與社區共慶佳節。街會活動精彩豐富, 包括迎春花市、年貨大街、美食試吃,狗狗巡遊、年宵燈謎,賀歲演出,另外還有許多年俗攤位,如剪紙、龍鬚糖,畫臉、揮春(春聯),親子互動遊戲,熱熱鬧鬧迎新歲。現場的紅包大派送和總值過萬元的名貴禮品大抽獎讓大家旺年更旺。
這一塲南灣首次舉辦之新年街會預計將吸引上萬人次到場參加,免費入場,免費停車,全曰舞台表演,節目豐富多彩,歡迎僑胞扶老攜幼闔府光臨。

Main Street 新春街會,將從 2月16日 (星期五)下午 3時揭開序幕。善長挖掘美食的“吃貨小分隊”進駐Main Street,以遊園會的形式與大家分享充滿童年記憶的零食,更有美食折扣券讓大家美食輕鬆享受。灣區知名樂團「Encore」7時登台,以勁歌熱舞與大眾歡渡大年初一夜晚。

街會的高潮將從年初二 (2月17日) 上午10時的年貨大街正式開始,近 65個來自灣區各地的知名廠商,免費試吃年節食品、如:發糕、年糕、蘿蔔糕、水餃、湯圓等,當天所有年貨商品,也將特價出售。

街會最吸睛的活動,除了萬元大抽獎外,還有應節的旺狗大巡遊。歡迎各位帶著自己的愛犬早上10點到Main Street,以狗會友,並與其他愛狗人士一起遛狗,為健康犬年齊起步。為了讓大家分享養狗的樂趣,主辦單位從即日起至 2月15日午夜 11:59在Instagram上舉辦#MainStTopDog活動,票選人氣最旺的狗。參加活動十分簡單,1) 在Instagram 關注@ MainStCupertino 2) 分享狗狗美照一張和名字以及其故事 3)tag @ MainStCupertino并用#MainStTopDog,人氣以上傳照片的點贊率決定,入選「Top Dog of Main St Cuperitno」的狗狗可獲得精美神秘獎品。

除此之外,「元宵花燈猜謎」也㸹為活動現場帶來熱鬧滾滾的氣氛。主協辦單位精心準備了200道有趣的謎題,請大家一起來「動動腦」。猜中謎題者,可獲贈狗年燈籠及禮卡一份。

是㳄活動感謝參展厰商熱烈支持,再加上Main Street 所有知名商家的熱情贊助,目前主辦單位已募得獎品,餐券,超市購物卡,以及現金紅包,總價值逾萬元以上。

奬品及獎金如下:
海㡳撈火鍋,4人桌,餐券200元, 共送出10桌,計2000 元
亞歷山大牛排禮券總金額1000元
4张入門票觀Broadway by the Bay
PG 三明治店,贈送25元禮券15張
高登眼鏡贈送名牌太陽眼鏡兩只,售價1000元以上
鮮芋仙甜品禮券,共計1000元
大華超市25元禮券40張
康元蛋捲禮盒150盒
太子牌花旗參禮包,每包100元,共送出5包
賽普特45吋電視機
洪師父牛肉麵店禮券500元
Residence Inn Marriott 住宿券(限周末使用)10張,價值2680元
Sandhill Property 送出狗年現金紅包,100元一個共九(狗)個。

活動舉辦地點:
Cupertino Main Street
19401 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, CA 95014

舉辦時間:
2月16日 (年初一)
下午 3時至晚9時30分
2月17日 (年初二)
早上 10時至下午 5時

Year of the Dog: Exhibit and Lunar New Year Party!

02/17/2018-03/17/2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nexus Gallery at Hayes Valley Art Works
San Francisco 

Sat. Feb 17, 1-5 pm opening party, exhibit runs 2/16-3/22

Join us Saturday, Feb 17 from 1-4 for a celebration of Lunar New Year and the opening of our new exhibit: Year of the Dog. The exhbition features canine themed art work by local artists Delaine Hackney, Rikki List, Barbara Oplinger, Rhonel Roberts, Eva Sacher, and Ashley Siemon. Live Music by Joshua Brody, performance by singer/songwriter Skate Stone, poetry by Frank Andrick! Refreshments will be served.

Exhibition runs Feb 11 – March 22. Gallery hours Friday, Sat, Sun & Monday 11-5 or by appointment.

Free, all are welcome.

Presented by Nexus Gallery at Hayes Valley Art Works.

Spring Festival

02/24/2018
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chinese Culture Center 中華文化中心
San Francisco  

CCC’s Spring Festival is the largest indoor Lunar New Year Celebration in San Francisco and features afternoon performances from a variety of artists including musicians, dancers, and art. New to this year is a Year of the Dog exhibition with contributed artworks from Sketchpad Gallery, Leon Sun, and guest curator Pamela Ybanez selected works.
Enjoy dog themed artwork at the exhibition and all day performances from the Vietnamese Student Association Lion Dance, Chen Tai Chi, Tamiko Wong and Charlie Chin, singer Katherine Park, Hai Yan Dance Group, China’s Spirit, and the Chinese Folk Dance Association. The festival will also feature booths from local artists and artisans. Afternoon performances are free and open to the public.

Lunar New Year Celebration & Other Asian Traditions: Year of the Dog

02/25/2018
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Oakland Museum of California
Oakland 

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) rings in the Year of the Dog during its 17th annual Lunar New Year Celebration and Other Asian Traditions on Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 12 to 4:30 pm. The event features activities for the entire family, celebrating the many time-honored traditions of diverse cultures represented in California, including Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese, Tibetan and other Asian cultures with an array of arts, crafts, food, demonstrations, live music, dance, martial arts, and more.

Included with Museum admission, free-$16

Presented by Oakland Museum of California

CHCP Chinese Lunar New Year of the Dog 2018

03/04/2018
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chinese American Historical Museum at History Park
San Jose  California

Chinese Historical & Cultural Project (CHCP) Celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year of the Dog 2018
Sunday, March 4, 2018
From NOON to 3p.m.
Where: Chinese American Historical Museum
Replica 1888 Ng Shing Gung Temple
(History Park San Jose)
Address: 635 Phelan Ave., San Jose, CA 95112

Performances & Activities: Please see attached flyer for details.
Open to the public
Free Admission
Questions? please contact::chcp.info@gmail.com

Pleasanton Gem Faire

03/09/2018-03/11/2018
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Alameda County Fairgrounds
Pleasanton  

March 9-11, 2018, Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton. Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Admission $7 weekend pass. Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals and much more at manufacturer’s prices. Over 60 exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com.

Nowruz Celebration

03/10/2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fremont Main Library – Fukaya Room
Fremont  CA

Please join us to celebrate Nowruz with a dance performance by Shahrzad Dance Academy and Persian music by Amir School of Music. Nowruz is the celebration of the New Year (spring equinox) in Afghanistan, Iran and Tajikistan.

This event is free. No reservations are required. Seating limits will be observed. For more information, call (510) 745-1401 or email fkhalili@aclibrary.org.

The Fremont Main Library, a branch of the Alameda County Library system, is located at 2400 Stevenson Boulevard, Fremont, and is wheelchair accessible. The library will provide an ASL interpreter for any event with at least seven working days’ notice; Please call 510-745-1401 or TTY 888-663-0660 for more information.

8TH ANNUAL ALBANY FILM FESTIVAL

03/17/2018-03/25/2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Albany Twin Theatres
Albany 

COME TO THE EIGHTH ANNUAL ALBANY FILM FESTIVAL FROM MARCH 17TH TO 25TH AT ALBANY TWIN AND ALBANY COMMUNITY CENTER. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT WWW.ALBANYFILMFEST.ORG

COME ENJOY THE EIGHTH ANNUAL ALBANY FILM FESTIVAL FROM MARCH 17TH TO 25TH. THE FESTIVAL WILL KICKS OFF AT THE ALBANY COMMUNITY CENTER ON MARCH 17TH, AND RUN FOR A WHOLE WEEK AT THE ALBANY TWIN. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.ALBANYFILMFEST.ORG

CELEBRATE THE EIGHTH ANNUAL ALBANY FILM FESTIVAL IN THE EAST BAY! FILMS WILL RUN FROM MARCH 17TH TO MARCH 25TH AT THE ALBANY TWIN AND ALBANY COMMUNITY CENTER. FEATURING STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD AND AN ALL DAY, IN-DEPTH DISCUSSION ABOUT VR FILMMAKING. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT WWW.ALBANYFILMFEST.ORG OR CALL 510-528-2507

COMPLEX SUBJECTS, HUMAN-CENTERED STORYTELLING, AND FUN COLLIDE AT THIS YEAR’S ECLECTIC ALBANY FILM FESTIVAL FOR ITS EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY. THE FESTIVAL WILL RUN FROM MARCH 17TH TO 25TH AT ALBANY TWIN AND ALBANY COMMUNITY CENTER, WITH A WHOLE WEEK OF FILM EVENTS FEATURING FILMS FROM AROUND THE WORLD. HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDING EXPERIENCE INNOVATIVE AND AWARD-WINNING VIRTUAL REALITY SHORTS WITH IN-DEPTH DISCUSSION ABOUT THE FUTURE OF FILMMAKING. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.ALBANYFILMFEST.ORG OR CALL 510-528-2507