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Lighting Christmas lights and Tchaikovsky's ballet: how to spend a weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area (December 6-8)

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What: Lighting Christmas lights at Presidio Park

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When: Friday, December 6, with 17: 00.

Where: Main Post (opposite the Presidio Community Y), Lincoln Blvd and Funston Ave San Francisco, CA 94129

More: The famous ceremony of lighting lights on a Christmas tree this year will surprise visitors to this event. The event will take place on the street to the sounds of the festive music of the singing choir of girls SF Girls Chorus.

In addition, a real tale awaits the guests of the event - a walk in the night park under the lights. Children will be able to make their own lantern at a free lantern station.

Delicious food lovers will appreciate Johnny Dongnuts hot chocolate, The Gillcheezeguy fried cheese, Presidio Fort Point brewery and free Little Brothers Kettle Corn popcorn.

Cost: at no extra charge.

What: Holiday Gift Fair

When: Friday, December 6, with 18: 00.

Where: Arc Studios & Gallery, 1246 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103

More: On the eve of Christmas and New Year, we offer to go shopping.

You will enjoy meetings with local artists and producers, as well as free festive snacks and drinks.

Cost: at no extra charge.

That: Tchaikovsky Ballet at Oakland Temple Hill Auditorium

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When: Saturday, December 7, from 14: 00.

Where: Oakland Temple Hill Auditorium, 4780 Lincoln Ave, Oakland, CA 94602

More: This season, the charming ballet of P.I. Tchaikovsky returns to Temple Hill to once again lead the audience in complete delight. You will meet with the revived heroes - Fairy Dragee, Mouse King, Clara, tin soldiers and, of course, the Nutcracker. Exciting dances and music, beautiful scenery, costumes and entertainment will create an unusual festive atmosphere.

This popular performance will be interesting for both adults and children.

For your convenience, there is free parking on site and nearby.

Admission is free if you have an electronic ticket (although the organizers recommend having a printed version). Also, if you wish, you can make a donation, which will allow you to continue to show free performances for residents of the Gulf region.

Cost: at no extra charge.

What: Kids Show Nutcracker Sweets

When: Saturday, December 7, from 11: 00.

Where: The Cowell Theater at Pier 2, 2 Marina Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94123

More: Nutcracker Sweets is a Nutcracker dance story specially designed for children.

In this version, the show lasts 50 minutes. During such a seemingly short time, your whole family will plunge into fantastic fun filled with live music.

The event will be interesting to children of all ages.

Cost: from $ 22,50.

What: Family Party Daybreaker SF

When: Saturday, December 7, from 10: 00.

Where: The Winter Park at Civic Center, 180 Larkin St. San Francisco, CA 94102

More: This Saturday, you should head out to the festive party at The Winter Park at Civic Center to have fun with your family and friends.

Here the air will be filled with the aroma of gingerbread, from everywhere the bells will ring, the flickering of garlands and overflow of festive lights.

You will have the opportunity to do yoga outdoors (you need to bring a rug with you), watch DJ performances, light up wild dances, sledding and more.

Remember to wear your best Christmas sweater!

The event is interesting for all ages.

Cost: from $ 20.

What: Screening of the movie "Frozen-2"

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When: Saturday, December 7, from 10: 30.

Where: AMC Metreon 16, 135 Fourth St Suite 3000, San Francisco, CA 94103

More: If you have not seen the popular cartoon "Frozen 2" (Frozen 2), then you have such a chance. Join this Saturday's private show to plunge into the magical world of the heroes of this cartoon - Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven. Embark on a journey through the ancient autumn forest.

In addition to receiving positive emotions, you will also help children: the event was organized by South of Market Child Care, Inc. (SOMACC)

All proceeds from the fundraising will go to the Early Childhood Care and Education Program at three SOMACC Child Development Centers (CDCs): CDC Yerba Buena Gardens, Judith Baker CDC and Transbay CDC. The program is designed for children aged 3 months to 5 + years, most of whom come from low-income families.

Cost: from $ 20.

What: Tea Party with Teddy Bear

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When: Saturday, December 7, from 10: 00.

Where: The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, 600 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

More: Every year, children traditionally gather for tea with a teddy bear.

The meeting takes place in the festively decorated room on the terrace of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco.

While they enjoy tea drinking, delicious sandwiches and a teddy bear game, they are entertained by the elves, as well as the giant teddy bear during the holiday show.

Each child will receive a teddy bear as a gift and a photograph with a giant teddy bear. $ 2 dollars for each ticket sold will benefit Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area.

Cost: from $ 0 (for more details about conditions and price, check on this site).

What: Visual and musical journey of Mesmerica 360

When: Sunday, December 8, with 19: 30.

Where: Chabot Space & Science Center, Ask Jeeves Planetarium, 10000 Skyline Blvd. Oakland, CA 94619

More: This expanding horizons projector is designed to relieve stress and is suitable for all age groups. Embark on a fantastic journey with the whole family - leave your problems in front of the front door and immerse yourself in unusual landscapes that make you tremble with delight.

Cost: from $ 12.

What: Howliday Pet Photos Pet Party

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When: Sunday, December 8, with 12: 00.

Where: Healthy Spot, Mission Bay, 1200 4th St, Suite F, San Francisco, CA 94158

More: You can go to this festive party with your pet!

The event is organized by the Healthy Spot (Mission Bay) pet store so you can have a great time outdoors and take pictures with your pets.

For any purchase in the store, you will receive a printed holiday photo (4 × 6 format) with you and your pet, as well as Bosco & Roxy themed cookies.

All pets must be vaccinated.

For the convenience of guests there is parking.

Cost: free (required registration site).

That: Fo 'Fifteen's Winter Car Show and Toy Drive Winter Auto Show

When: Sunday, December 8, with 11: 00.

Where: Rolling Stock, 601 Bayshore Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94124

More: Come with your whole family and call your friends with you at the Fo 'Fifteen's Winter Car Show and Toy Drive! Here you can see the beautiful cars presented at the car dealership.

Along with the desire to urgently change the car, dancing to classical music, delicious food and the opportunity to donate some fun toys for children for the holidays are waiting for you.

And a competition will be held: the lucky one will receive a special prize.

Cost: at no extra charge.

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

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

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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