Photo courtesy of Dancers’ Group
Where the cheers still echo and the excitement lingers, the Candlestick area has a vibe unlike any other in the Bay. The energy remains, as the community embraces its history and readies for the future. Surrounded by Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhoods, some of the best things to do in San Francisco reverberate in this legendary area.
Every Thursday at 8 pm
2007 16th Street, at Utah Street Potrero Hill, San Francisco
It’s not just a fun thing to do on the weekend. It’s a fun thing to do before the weekend! Go to IL Pirata Bar & Restaurant on Thursdays for Comedy Night. They offer 20 beers on tap, a garden patio and an outside area with darts. Bonus, there is usually plenty of parking on 16th and Utah.
Every Saturday from 6 am to 2:30 pm
100 Alemany (Portero Hill/Dogpatch), San Francisco
The Alemany Farmer’s Market offers an opportunity to eat local and cook local, starting with fresh ingredients. Food trucks are on site, serving street food and community favorites. The market offers everything from fish to fruit, at reasonable prices. It’s a must-do for a true, local experience.
Tuesday, February 5 from 11 am to 6 pm
Museum of Craft and Design
2569 Third Street, San Francisco
Admission to The Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) is free to the public on the first Tuesday of every month. It’s located in the historic American Industrial Center in the vibrant Dogpatch neighborhood. Featuring art in the form of furniture, jewelry and made-goods, it showcases the unique and crafty.
Thursday, February 7 from 5 to 8 pm
Anchor Public Taps
495 DeHaro Street, San Francisco
Family Dog Rescue—a grassroots-grown, not-for-profit dog rescue—saves family-friendly homeless dogs, provides care and works to find them a longterm, loving home. Celebrating SF Beer Week, this event combines a good cause with a great time. Anchor Public Taps serves 19 beers on tap.
February 16 and 17
Dance Mission Theater
3316 24th Street, San Francisco
Information provided by Zaccho Dance Theatre
The AAAPAC & K*Star*Productions and Dance Mission Theater present a festival 15 years in the making. Coinciding with Black History Month, this event celebrates African American heritage and culture in a dynamic, moving way.