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Leningrad band and cider festival: how to spend a weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area (November 8-10)

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What: Museum of Illusions

When: Friday-Sunday, November 8-10.

Where: Museum Of 3D Illusions 55-61 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133

More: Immerse yourself in the fantastic world of optical interactive illusions, where the visitor is not a passive observer, but an active participant in each installation.

At the exhibition, everyone will find something interesting, because the creators have tried to cover all the topics available for creating illusions that interest people of different ages.

Cost: $ 20.

What: Cider festival

Фото: Depositphotos

When: Saturday-Sunday, 9-10 November.

Where: Spark Social SF, 601 Mission Bay Boulevard North, San Francisco, CA 94158

More: With the advent of the apple season, many people want to try this fruit not only in fresh form, but also in the form of cider. Therefore, a festival dedicated to this drink is held in San Francisco every fall.

It offers an unlimited number of drinks - from sweet honey sage, spicy ginger and pepper, sour orange, tropical pineapple, pink cranberries and flower cider.

Cost: From $ 0.

What: 'Mafia' in Russian

When: Friday, November 8 with 19: 30.

Where: Russian Center of San Francisco, 2450 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94115

More: The Black Cat Club opens its doors again and invites everyone to enjoy the Mafia's psychological and intellectual game. Entrance is free for beginners, and $ 10 for those who have already played. You can also bring snacks with you to snack between games.

Cost: $ 0-10.

What: Meeting with Efim Raysberg

Фото: Depositphotos

When: Saturday, November 9 with 15: 00.

Where: San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102

More: Efim Raisberg - Design Engineer led the department of biological research. The author of numerous patents, one of them a device for determining DNA proteins, was recognized as the best in the world.

At present, for over 17 years, a successful real estate broker.

Efim Raysberg is a creative person-singer, member of theatrical productions, as an actor.

Gathers friends in his hospitable house. He has an “Art Cafe at Fima” where concerts, karaoke, poetry reading and much more are held.

Cost: Free.

What: Leonard Cohen Festival

When: Saturday, November 9 with 19: 00.

Where: Swedish American Hall 2174 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94114

More: Leonard Cohen is a Canadian poet, writer, singer and songwriter. The first poetry collection was published in 1956, the first novel in 1963.

Cohen's songs and poetry had a great influence on many songwriters and musicians. Leonard Cohen inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame; from April 19 on 1991 of the year he was an officer of the Order of Canada, and from October 10 of 2002 of the year he was an associate of the Order of Canada, which is the highest award for a citizen of Canada. There are many cover versions of his song.

At this tribute festival, guests will hear the performance of Cohen's most beloved and best songs.

Cost: $ 16-20.

What: Armenian food festival

Фото: Depositphotos

When: Saturday, November 9 with 12: 00.

Where: Calvary Armenian Congregational Church, 725 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco, CA 94132

More: The annual festival of Armenian food has been held for 38 year. It offers very tasty treats of Armenian cuisine - from traditional cultural dishes to modern Armenian treats. This festival is considered the largest Armenian festival in all of Northern California.

This event is not only for representatives of the Armenian community, but also for those who are interested in world cultures and want to discover more and more new things.

Cost: Free.

What: Meeting with Ukrainian journalist Ruslan Gorov

When: Saturday, November 9 with 17: 00.

Where: Ukrainian Hall San Francisco 110 Brussels St, San Francisco 94134

More: Meeting with a writer, journalist, director, volunteer Ruslan Gorov. Presentation of books.

All participants will talk about life, about war and peace, and laugh.

We will also have the opportunity to watch the Ruslan documentary “Dill of Donbass”.

This is an opportunity to chat with interesting people and make this evening unforgettable.

Cost: Free.

What: Sergey Shnurov and the group "Leningrad" in San Francisco

Photo: group press service

When: Sunday, November 10 with 20: 00.

Where: The Warfield 982 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94102

More: In November, a whirlwind of unrestrained fun will roll across America - the final tour of the Leningrad group.

The team that set an absolute record for the Russian team attendance of concerts, completes its activities. Officially that the song "Leningrad" is currently sung, Sergei Shnurov announced 13 May. According to the artist, "Leningrad" is time to "give way to the young."

But the group could not leave without saying goodbye to the fans, so it goes to the final round.

Residents of the United States feel about themselves # Leningrad in November. Shnurov's concerts were always held here with soldier outs - the tickets were bought up long before the date of the performance. The excitement around the concerts surprised even the well-worn members of the group, forcing promises of comebacks - and returning again and again gathering sold out.

According to Shnurov, “the peculiarity of“ Leningrad ”is in that unique feeling that we broadcast and evoke - the feeling of the holiday of“ disobedience ”, permissiveness, and everyone wants to participate in this. This is pure emotion. ”

Cost: From $ 90.

What: Free Walking Tour 'Amazing Women of San Francisco'

When: Sunday, November 10 with 14: 00.

Where: Cottage Row Between Bush & Sutter San Francisco, CA 94115

More: The San Francisco Amazing Women Free Hiking Tour is set up to honor the many women who have contributed to the city’s heritage.

On this tour, guests will meet artists, pioneers, revolutionaries, and generally impressive women who have influenced San Francisco and contributed to the city’s heritage.

The tour is free, but registration is required - by link.

Cost: Free.

What: Concert of classical music

Фото: Depositphotos

When: Sunday, November 10 with 14: 00.

Where: San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102

More: Aurora Mandolin Orchestra presents a program of classical concerts. Guests will hear famous works by world-famous composers from countries such as Italy, Russia, Spain and others.

The orchestra will also perform some compositions from their personal repertoire.

Cost: Free.

In addition, interesting events for each day of the week can be found in our calendar. Come, learn, share with friends.

Before the visit, check the organizers website for details and location of the event, as they may vary.

Keep us informed about what is happening in your city. Send information about events for the Russian-speaking diaspora to the mail eventforumdaily@gmail.com.

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