miss the last days of winter skating in SF
Friday on First Street in Benicia At At this monthly event, First
Street shops offer a special welcome to the community by opening their
doors in a festive way to share not only their wares, but also to spread
good cheer for the new year. Some have live entertainment, others will
provide refreshments. All are open from 6pm til 9pm.
West Shrine Game, Pac Bell Park, San Francisco. A game with the best
collegiate football players divided into East and West teams. Call (925)
762-2277 for tickets.
Friends of the Library Book Sale at 150 East L Street, Benicia. For
information and times, please call (707) 745-4770.
Men of Worth Celtic Concert Concert at the Camel
Barn at 2024 Camel Road; call (707) 745-5435 for tickets and show time.
8th Chinese New Year Parade and Celebration, San Francisco Chinatown.
The festivities include a Chinese New
Year Flower Fair (January 17-18), The Miss Chinatown USA Pageant (January
30), Miss Chinatown Coronation Ball (February 6), and the Chinatown
Community Street Fair (February 7-8). It’s all built around a fantastic
parade from Market and Second Street to Columbus Avenue beginning at
5:30pm on Saturday, February 7. For information, call (415) 982-3000.
Zinfandel Festival, a special tasting from 5:30-8:30pm during
the festivals Jan 21-24’s events. This event pairs 35 wineries
with 35 restaurants in a tasting walk at the beautiful Arboretum in Golden
Gate Park. Ticktets for this event sell out quickly. Call (530) 274-4900
for more information.
Evening with Paula Poundstone Comedienne Poundstone appears at Benicia’s
Majestic Theatre at 710 First Street. For tickets and information, call
Chinese New Year’s Bazaar Enjoy this rich cultural event featuring
ongoing music, foods, and arts and crafts. Oakland Chinatown (510)
Burns Night, Muir Beach (415) 383-6000.
Crab Feast Gala Banquet and Fundraiser for the Fishermen and Seamen’s
Memorial Chapel: McCormick and Kuleto’s Seafood Restaurant at
Ghirardelli Square hosts this public event, which features plenty of fresh
Dungeness crab plus a silent and live auction for getaway weekends,
dinners, attraction tickets, cruises, and more. 7pm. Tickets are $75;
advance reservations are required. Call (415) 626-7070.
American Indian Art Show, Marin Center (415) 472–3500.