Festivals

Sea Lion Anniversary at PIER 39

01/01/2018-01/28/2018
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
PIER 39
San Francisco 

PIER 39 is celebrating the 28th Anniversary of the sea lions’ arrival to The PIER, January 1 – 28! Enjoy daily programming at the Sea Lion Center every half hour from 10:30am – 3:30pm including Sea Lion Shenanigans, Party for the Planet Blue, What’s for Lunch? and Floatin’ with the Sea Lions of San Francisco. While you are there, sign the Sea Lion Love Wall. On January 13 -15 and January 20 – 21, participate in the Sea Lion Encounter educational walking tours led by naturalists hourly from 12 – 3pm. For complete details visit: http://bit.ly/2D869D2.

Lion Dancers Performance

01/27/2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chinatown Branch Library
San Francisco  CA

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at the San Francisco Public Library with a Chinese Lion Dance and Martial Arts Performance.

For more Information: https://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=1031253903&sl=3

Lunar New Year Celebration: Calligraphy and Concert!

01/28/2018
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Burlingame Main Library
Burlingame  CA

Join us for a Lunar New Year Celebration, with a calligraphy demonstration, concert, and refreshments!

1:30-2:30pm Calligraphy Demonstration by Mak Ming Chan

Chinese calligrapher Mak Ming Chan will demonstrate the 5 calligraphy styles, large and small, with phrases to celebrate the Lunar New Year. A select few will be raffled off! (must be present to win)

Mr. Mak Ming Chan of Ming’s Chinese Calligraphy is an esteemed artist and teacher of calligraphy. His works appear in the Hong Kong Museum of Art and China’s National Museum, and commissions include a large piece adorning the new CCSF Chinatown building.

http://mingschinesecalligraphy.com/biography

3-4pm Bay Breeze presents their “Love Stories by Pipa” concert!

Bay Breeze is an acoustic music band who presents Chinese traditional and movie music with a fusion of eastern/western musical instruments. With passion in music and deep connection with the Chinese culture and the Bay Area local communities, the band is excit

Year of the Dog : Celebrating Lunar New Year

02/03/2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
San Francisco Main Library, Auditorium (舊金山市立總圖書館 禮堂)
San Francisco  CA

Please join us to celebrate the Year of the Dog. Enjoy extraordinary show of bands, Shaolin Kung Fu, folk dance, line dance, singing, instruments, a Chinese ethnic fashion show and the Year of the Dog quiz with prizes. The Lunar New Year program is co-sponsored with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco. The program will be conducted in English and Chinese.

Hearts + Crafts, A Valentine Market

02/10/2018
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lottie Rose Artist House
Oakland 

On February 10th, the Lottie Rose Gallery opens its doors to display one of a kind Valentine Cards, craft gifts, and a build your own bouquet station! There will be live music, dancing, poetry readings, food, booze, and an overall good time!

Come pick up something special for your loved ones and enjoy a night of pre-valentine festivities!

$3 at the door

$3 suggested donation.

Presented by Firehouse Art Collective