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STANFORD COURT BLOG

January Happenings in SF

January 8th, 2018

It’s the start of a new year and San Francisco is set for another 12 months of activities for everyone. From the Harlem Globetrotters to midnight bicycle rides and magic shows, at SCH we want our guests to be in the know of different events happening in our fair city. Let’s take a look at what January 2018 has to offer.

FOG Design+Art Fair

The fifth annual design and art fair will feature vibrant collections from 45 international galleries. The opening gala on Jan. 10 will preview the fair and also supports SF MOMA. The FOG Design+Art Fair runs Jan. 11-14 at Fort Mason Center, between the Marina District and Fisherman’s Wharf (2 miles from SCH). More details at fogfair.com

Martin Luther King Day events

The Museum of African Diaspora has no shortage of events to celebrate the work and life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Admission is free at the museum on Jan. 15. Admission is also free at all U.S. National Parks, including the nearby Muir Woods (see day trip guide to Muir Woods). Yerba Buena Gardens will celebrate MLK from Jan. 13-15. Details here. NorCalMLK is set to host a film festival in honor of the revered reverend and civil rights leader. More info here.

Fog City Magic Festival

The fog city’s third-annual magic festival features a week of shows from the Bay Area’s lauded magicians, presented by the Exit Theatre. Headliner and renowned magician Peter Samelson will prove that magic isn’t just for kids. Check out www.theexit.org/fog/ for the full line-up and ticket info. Event runs Jan. 24-27.

San Francisco Restaurant Week

If you’re in SF from Jan. 22-31, you’re in luck! Nearly 130 restaurants will participate in showcasing their culinary creations with a prix fixe menu throughout SF Restaurant Week. The city has some of the best food in the country so make sure to take advantage of this dining special. Look up participating restaurants here. 

SF Film Noir Festival @ The Castro

The 16th Annual San Francisco Film Noir Festival features “class A and trashy B” films from 1941 to 1953 at the historic Castro Theatre. Classic films are the perfect reason to visit San Francisco’s beloved Castro Theatre. Event runs Jan. 26-Feb. 4. Info at noircity.com

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