Happenings Abound This Autumn
Fall for seasonal events and performances happening in our neighborhood, and all within easy reach of Serif. Theater, art, retail, dining, nightlife—it’s all part of the Serif experience. Satisfy your soul. Look again and discover boredom proof living where San Francisco happens. Dig into the line-up of happenings this season:
Get serenaded during SFWednesdays. Now through the end of October, the SF Mayor’s Office is sponsoring a series of free live events featuring local artists every other Wednesday from 12pm – 2pm in three simultaneous offerings surrounding Serif at Union Square, Embarcadero Plaza and Mint Plaza. Check the SFWednesdays website for the most up-to-date information on performances, times, and locations.
Catch a Theater District show. Say hello to Broadway in your backyard. Catch Jesus Christ Superstar at the Golden Gate Theatre from October 13-November 7. Unravel the mystery of Fidelio by Ludwig Van Beethoven at the San Francisco Opera from October 14–30 and follow the second part of the trilogy with Così Fan Tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart from November 21–December 3. Rock out with the Pressure and Time 10 Year Anniversary of Rival Sons with Special Guest Reignwolf on November 11 at San Francisco’s premier spot for live music, the Warfield.
Fall for the last performances of the season at Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. Celebrate Native art, music and culture during San Francisco Indigenous Peoples’ Day on October 11, enjoy live readings and music from SF’s annual literary festival on October 16-17 during Litquake and head out for some Halloween Hoopla on October 30.
Immerse yourself in life after dark. Every block has a story and this one is your alternative route to unexpected beauty in San Francisco. Skybridge on Stevenson returns to revitalize the 500 block of Stevenson Street with 10 weeks of pop-up art, live music, dance performances, special guest DJs, dance competition, food and drinks and more in the open-air minutes from Serif.
Ring in Autumn at District Six. An all new SoMa StrEat Food Park is open daily from 10am-6pm which hosts The Bus Stop Barbershop, Social Fit Club, and food trucks to satisfy every palate. Nibble on Pandan themed food at Pandan-monium on September 26. Indulge in a variety of savory classics like garlic, kare kare, and chicken afritada lumpia during LumpiaPalooza on October 23. Join the Sundaze Day Party with a spooky twist during Sundaze – Halloween, and enjoy a special lineup of vendors serving ‘nacho’ average, mouth-watering selections during the Nachos Festival on November 6.
Step inside Van Gogh. The west coast premiere of the new Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit from creators of the blockbuster show in Paris have brought the art of Vincent to life in San Francisco to the SVN West, located at 10 South Van Ness Ave. Astonishing in scale and breathtakingly imaginative, you will experience Van Gogh’s art in a completely new and unforgettable way. The exhibit has been extended by popular demand through November 7.
Find your center at Civic Center. There’s always something to see or do in Civic Center. Skylight Gallery Shows at the SF Public Library run daily through October, featuring a rotation of exhibits on the sixth floor of the Main Branch. Currently on view in the Skylight Gallery are two exhibits: Votes for Women (through October 31) and When the Conference Heard From the Street (through October 10).
Dive into a good book. The Friends of San Francisco Public Library Wednesday Step Sales have returned to Civic Center where you’ll find $1 reads for sale at the Larkin Street steps 11am to 3pm, every Wednesday.
Get ready for live performance at its very best: San Francisco Symphony live performances return at Davies Symphony Hall for Re-Opening Night on October 1. We’re also looking forward to Día De Los Muertos on November 6, the Holiday Gaiety on December 17 and New Year’s Eve With Darren Criss on December 31.
Step into an experience like no other at the Asian Art Museum. At teamLab: Continuity, you become part of an interactive landscape of blooming flowers, darting fish, and soaring crows. They have extended tickets to October and November.
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