San Francisco - November 2017 Calendar of Unique Events
San Francisco November 2017 Calendar of Unique Events
Published By Dean Badessa
To augment your summer travel fun, I’d like to draw your attention to the new links below, which will take you to July events for two of my favorite destinations NYC and Washington DC. My Sotheby's colleagues, Kevin (in NYC) and Sheryl (in DC) have generously offered to share their calendars. Wishing you safe travels and tons of fun this summer.
Happy 4th of July!!
What's happening this month in San Francisco
Courtesy of Dean Badessa
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November 1 SF Green Film Fest & Bay Area Science Festival Presents Chasing CoralSF Public Library, Main Branch - Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers, and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world. VISIT THE SITE

November 2 – Día de los Muertos: Day of the Dead SFBryant & 22nd – El Colectivo Del Rescate Cultural invites you to its 35th annual San Francisco Day Of The Dead Ritual Procession. VISIT THE SITE

November 3 Another Hole In The Head FilmFest Presents Dark StarNew people Cinema – Dark Star is a 1974 American science fiction comedy film directed by John Carpenter and co-written with Dan O'Bannon. It follows the crew of the deteriorating starship "Dark Star", twenty years into their mission to destroy unstable planets that might threaten future colonization of other planets. VISIT THE SITE

November 4 2017 San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival presented by SNOWBOMBPier 35 - Join us for The San Francisco Snowbomb Ski and Board Festival! Complimentary lift tickets, beer and wine tasting, ski and board sale, entertainment and more! VISIT THE SITE

November 5 The Benny Green TrioSFJAZZ Center - Nobody plays straight-ahead modern jazz piano with more swinging joy and finesse than Benny Green, the one-time Berkeley High wunderkind who developed his leanly lyrical and propulsive playing in the star-making bands of three powerful master musicians: singer Betty Carter, drummer Art Blakey and bassist Ray Brown. VISIT THE SITE

November 6 42nd Annual American Indian Film Festival Presents Program 6Brava Theatre Center – We are excited to present to you a new collection of creative, powerful and moving film-works from talented filmmakers this season. VISIT THE SITE

November 7 The Eva TrilogyThe Magic Theatre – World premiere Barbara Hammond's The Eva Trilogy -- a lyrical Irish epic spanning thirty years over the course of three plays: Eden, Enter TheRoar and No Coast Road. VISIT THE SITE

November 8 Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient WorldLegion of Honor - Ancient sculpture and architecture from Greece and Rome will be revealed as intended—garishly colorful, richly ornamented, and full of life—along with original sculpture from the Near East, Egypt, Greece, and Rome against the backdrop of the Legion of Honor's neoclassical building. VISIT THE SITE

November 9 After Dark: Animal AppetitesThe Exploratorium - Herbivore, carnivore, omnivore: these are just a few of the dietary preferences found in the animal kingdom. From drinking only nectar to devouring a mate, delve into the immense variety of animal dining habits, including our own. VISIT THE SITE

November 10 San Francisco Transgender Film Festival 2017The Roxie - The San Francisco Transgender Film Festival (SFTFF) screens films that promote the visibility of transgender and gender variant people and challenge the mainstream media’s negative stereotypes of our communities. VISIT THE SITE

November 11 – Renegade Craft FestivalFort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion – Renegade is a celebration of creative spirit and for each Fair gathers emergent and seasoned independent makers alike. VISIT THE SITE

November 12 San Francisco International Tea FestivalFerry Building Marketplace - We invite tea lovers and inquisitive newcomers alike to experience all the possibilities with us. VISIT THE SITE

November 13 Sabbath: The 2017 Dorothy Saxe InvitationalContemporary Jewish Museum - Inviting fifty-seven artists to comment on Sabbath—the day of rest—gives the diverse group an opportunity to examine the depth of the fourth commandment, its influences, and its universality. VISIT THE SITE

November 14 A Holiday Toast To The 2017 Wine Harvest: Sustainable Practices and PairingsCommonwealth Club of California - Join our distinguished panelists as they share their year-long journey toward the 2017 vineyard harvest and their commitments to environmental stewardship, social responsibility and the desire to keep land and businesses sustainable for future generations. VISIT THE SITE

November 15 Walker EvansSFMOMA - Unprecedented in scope and scale, this major retrospective of seminal photographer Walker Evans views his work through the lens of one of his obsessions — the American vernacular, or the language of everyday life found in roadside attractions, postcards, storefronts, and signage across the country. VISIT THE SITE

November 16 3rd Annual Flying Robot International Film FestivalThe Roxie - The Flying Robot international Film Festival, now in our 3rd year, is an open competitive short film festival focused on aerial cinema created from the perspective of drones. VISIT THE SITE

November 17 Regina Carter QuintetHerbst Theatre Violinist Regina Carter and her ensemble present an evening-long instrumental tribute to music made famous by the great lady of American song and swing, Ella Fitzgerald called Simply Ella. VISIT THE SITE

November 18 Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2017The Cow Palace - Enter the world of Charles Dickens' Victorian London on a magical Christmas Eve, and discover the heart of the holidays!  VISIT THE SITE

November 19 San Francisco Fall Holiday Chocolate SalonGolden Gate Park, County Fair Auditorium - Chocolate aficionados, fanatics, lovers and addicts can taste & experience the finest in artisan, gourmet & premium chocolate in one of the world’s great culinary metropolitan areas. VISIT THE SITE

November 20 – Trevor NoahThe Masonic - Trevor Noah is the most successful comedian in Africa and is the host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning The Daily Show on Comedy Central. VISIT THE SITE

November 21 Ebitenyefa Baralaye – Many RoomsMuseum of The African Diaspora - Many Rooms explores the experience of disparate presence in relation to home, faith, geography and culture. Interdisciplinary artist, Ebitenyefa Baralaye, examines ways to name the compounded realities and spaces reconciled in a diasporic mindset through form, pattern, and symbolism. VISIT THE SITE

November 22 ManonSF Opera Taub Atrium Theatre - Composed at the height of the Belle Epoque, Jules Massenet’s bright, sensual opera follows a pair of not-so-innocent young lovers as they tangle with the toast of Paris, inviting dangerous consequences. VISIT THE SITE

November 23 Crown Room Thanksgiving FeastFairmont San Francisco - Enjoy a Thanksgiving Feast on top of the hotel with breathtaking views of San Francisco. VISIT THE SITE

November 24 Macy’s Great Tree Lighting 2017Macy’s Union Square - Join us for Macy's 28th Annual Great Tree Lighting ceremony with special performances from pop couple Us The Duo, Tony-Award-nominated star of The Curran's Bright Star, Carmen Cusack, the cast of San Francisco Playhouse's A Christmas Story: The Musical, Grammy Award-Winning San Francisco Boys' Chorus, and the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir. VISIT THE SITE

November 25 - San Francisco Chronicle  60th Annual International Auto ShowMoscone Center - The San Francisco International Auto Show, the only auto show held regionally that lures the dazzling high-tech manufacturer displays, will offer Bay Area auto buyers and enthusiasts their first opportunity to see the new 2018 model vehicles all in one place. VISIT THE SITE

November 26 ODC Presents The Velveteen RabbitYerba Buena Center For The Arts Theatre - Told through music, dance and a powerful narrative, The Velveteen Rabbit celebrates the unique relationship between a little boy and his stuffed rabbit, and the enduring power of love. VISIT THE SITE

November 27 Bay Area Generations 2017 #51The Bindery – A literary reading series that features notable authors, poets, writers, playwrights and musicians. VISIT THE SITE

November 28 COUTURE KOREA 우리의 옷, 한복Asian Art Museum - Couture Korea showcases historical Korean fashion and its modern reinterpretations at a moment when young Seoul-based designers are making the leap to the global stage and international haute couture is finding inspiration in Korean art and culture. VISIT THE SITE

November 29 Mark NormandPunchline SF – Mark Normand is a favorite of the New York comedy scene. VISIT THE SITE

November 30 The Māori Portraits: Gottfried Lindauer's New ZealanddeYoung Museum - Come face to face with the leading Māori protagonists of nineteenth-century New Zealand in a series of arresting images by the country’s most prolific portrait painter, Gottfried Lindauer. VISIT THE SITE

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