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SF SketchFest

Fri-Sun, Jan 11-27. Times Vary

SF Sketchfest mixes national headliners, local favorites and up-and-coming groups for a variety of sketch, improv, stand-up, and alternative comedy.

The Great War | WW1 Exhibit

Fri-Sun, Jan 11-17. 1PM-8PM

Great War/World War 1: The American Experience historical display focuses on the American Expeditionary Force, honoring men and women from Northern California who served at home as well as in France.

Sat, Jan 12. 11AM-2PM

Celebrate the Japanese New Year with Kagami Kai, an acclaimed mochi group, as they present the exciting New Year tradition of mochi pounding to make delectably sweet rice cakes, with lively music, energetic dance, and traditional costumes.

Sun, Jan 13. 7:20AM

Run through Golden Gate Park and along the ocean on the Hot Chocolate 15K/5K, which includes snacks along the way and hot chocolate at the finish line.

Sun, Jan 13. 3PM

Come witness Cheesemongers create hundreds of the most perfect bites of cheese while the finest purveyors share unlimited samples of their best products. Can one ever sample enough cheese?!

Events Coming Soon:

MLK March & Festival Fri-Sun, Jan 18-21. Times Vary

29th Anniversary of the Sea Lions' Arrival Sat-Sun, Jan 19-20. Times Vary

Black and Brown Comix Arts Festival Sat-Sun, Jan 19-21. Times Vary

Lunar New Year Lion Dancing Sat-Sun, Jan 19-26. Times Vary

Come From Away Sat-Sun, Jan 19-Feb 3. Times Vary

North Bay

Fri-Sun, Jan 11-Feb 2. Times Vary

What do paintings, sculpture, photographs — in fact, all matter — have in common? Elements! This national fine arts exhibition at the Marin Society of Artists in San Rafael is one of the first events of this worldwide celebration! We have invited artists to interpret the theme of Elements.

Chushingura - West Meets East Film Series

Sat, Jan 12. 10:30AM-4PM

Sonoma County Matsuri Festival presents Chushingura (The 47 Loyal Ronin), Kunio Watanabe’s classic samurai film. Watch this film for free while enjoying light refreshments.

Sat, Jan 12. 11AM-3PM

The How-To Festival is a free interactive community educational event with something for everyone. Attend at any Napa County Library location, except in Yountville.

2nd Annual Napa Lighted Art Festival

Sat-Sun, Jan 12-20. Times Vary

Napa does Art After Dark! The Napa Lighted Art Festival is a celebration of creative arts, technology, and lights. Artwork displayed at this year’s Napa Lighted Art Festival will include light art, video art, 3D video mapping projections, lighted sculptures and projects that use technology or interactivity.

Jazz in January

Sun, Jan 13. 3PM-7PM

Join Musica Marin for an exciting afternoon of jazz, appetizers prepared by Chef Mark Furr, as well as dancing featuring two-time Grammy Award winner violinist Mads Tolling, among other artists.

Events Coming Soon:

Beyond Color Fri, Jan 18. 10AM-11AM

Taste Beyond Borders II Fri, Jan 18. 1PM-2:30PM

Napa Truffle Festival Fri-Sun, Jan 18-21. Times Vary

27th Winter Wineland Sat-Sun, Jan 19-20. 11AM-4PM

Napa Valley Restaurant Week Sun, Jan 20-27. Times Vary

East Bay

Fri, Jan 11. 6PM-7:30PM

Founded in 1952, Doox of Yale is Yale University's first all-gender a capella group. For the past sixty-five years, Doox of Yale has delighted audiences around the world with a dynamic, engagingly diverse repertoire.

Fri, Jan 11. 8PM

Award-winning New York City jazz pianist Ben Rosenblum returns to Berkeley to perform at the California Jazz Conservatory as part of an eight-stop West Coast tour celebrating the release of his second trio album, River City.

Fri-Sun, Jan 11-20. Times Vary

Oakland Restaurant Week celebrates the diverse local food scene with great deals and even better eats.

The Harlem Globetrotters

Sat, Jan 12. Times Vary

Harlem Globetrotters perform ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, and comedy bits in an entertaining show at Oracle Arena in Oakland.

Sat, Jan 12. 7PM

Paris Combo is a blend of swinging gypsy jazz, cabaret, French pop, Latin and Middle Eastern rhythms. The musically devious Parisians will be showcasing songs from their latest studio release, Tako Tsubo, as well as favorites from their previous six albums.

Events Coming Soon:

Elton John Fri, Jan 18. 8PM

Mental Health Comedy Hour Fri, Jan 18. 10PM-11:30PM
2019 Alameda Restaurant Week Fri-Sun, Jan 18-27. Times Vary

7th Annual Berkeley Restaurant Week Fri-Sun, Jan 18-27. Times Vary

Women's March Oakland 2019 Sat, Jan 19. 10AM


Fri, Jan 11. 8PM

Featuring the beloved songs of Steven Schwartz, award-winning composer of Wicked, Pippin & Godspell, this new musical is a touching, authentic look at the power of trusting our hearts and memories.

Fri, Jan 11. 9:45PM

Joel McHale is one of the most sought after comedians and actors in the industry. He is also best known for his starring role on the hit comedy series Community.

Diane Milo - With a Little Help from My Friends

Fri-Sat, Jan 11-12. 7:30PM

Featuring some of the Bay Area's best vocalists, this "With a Little Help from My Friends" is not just a showcase, but also a farewell performance celebrating 24 years of musical theatre before Milo leaves the Bay Area.

Fri-Sun, Jan 11-Feb 10. 9AM

The Main Gallery celebrates the New Year with their newest exhibit, "Old Friends New Art.” The collective represents a wide variety of media: oil, acrylic, pencil, watercolor, photography woven metals, felting, textiles, jewelry, ceramics, and found-object sculptures.

Sat, Jan 12. 7:30PM

A fan favorite wherever she goes, international pianist, Kate Liu won the third prize and Best Mazurkas at the 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland.

Events Coming Soon:

Beauty and the Beast Enchanted Cast Fri, Jan 18. Times Vary

Women's March San Jose Sat, Jan 19. 11AM-4PM

Shakespeare in Love Sat-Sun, Jan 19-Feb 3. Times Vary

Clairdee Sun, Jan 20. 4:30PM

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