Magic Market and AvocadoCon: How to Spend a Weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area (July 29-31)

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    Magic Market and AvocadoCon: How to Spend a Weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area (July 29-31) )

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    What: San Francisco Detective Tour< /p>

    When: Friday-Sunday, July 29-31

    Where: San Francisco 1 Telegraph Hill Boulevard San Francisco, CA 94133

    More:Discover San Francisco from a different perspective. You will be tasked with solving the murder of silent film director Rex King, who visited this metropolis during filming in 1926. Gather clues – outdoors and on the go – by visiting historical sites throughout the city.

    During this game, you will travel to several historical sites, collecting clues along the way. This fantastic game for the whole family is great fun while visiting the sights on vacation or just getting to know the city better.

    Price: $15

     

    What: Embedded Optimism Exhibition

    When: Friday-Sunday 29- July 31

    Where: Mirus Gallery & Art Bar SF 540 Howard Street #3rd fl San Francisco, CA 94105

    More: Mirus Gallery presents a solo exhibition by artist Alexandra Levasseur Embedded Optimism.

    In her exhibition, the artist seeks to combine ceramics and painting to tell stories of nature and mythology. Through painting, sculpture and animation, Alexandra Levasseur intends to illustrate the ideal relationship between humans and nature. Her work is driven by a deep interest: on the one hand, in physics and biology, and on the other, in mythology and mystical interpretations that can be drawn from nature. By adding sculptural elements to her paintings, she creates scenes in which very different subjects line up perfectly in the overall picture.

    Price: Free

     

    What: Magic Market

    Magic Market and AvocadoCon: San Francisco Bay Area weekend getaway (July 29-31) )

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    When: Friday, July 29, from 6:00 pm

    Where: ALFRESCO DINING PARK 1435 Webster Street Alameda, CA 94501

    More: It will be the most magical event of this summer. Spend an evening with witches, old women, healers, tarot cards, henna, artists, acoustic music, food, bar, dancing, and lots of magical crystals. So don't forget to try magical dishes and tell fortunes.

    Price: Free

     

    What: Orchid summer sale

    When: Saturday-Sunday, July 30-31

    Where: San Francisco County Fair Building, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122

    More:We were lucky enough to live in one of the best parts of the country for growing orchids at home. The San Francisco Orchid Society (SFOS) invites you to try one of the most enjoyable hobbies on the planet – getting yourself an orchid and growing it. SFOS is running a summer sale, so don't miss your chance to grab your future favorite plant for a discount.

    SFOS is a California non-profit organization made up of individuals and businesses related to orchids. The mission of the organization is to promote the culture and conservation of orchids, as well as to educate the care of these elegant flowers.

    Price: $8

     

    What: Silicon Valley Tour

    When: Saturday, July 30, from 10:00

    Where: Rengstorff House, 3070 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043

    More:You will be told the history of the Bay Area and Silicon Valley, including the gold rush and the historic Rengstorf House, the early days of Stanford, Moffett Field during World War II and the Vietnam War. You'll learn about the infamous Agent Orange poison and the toxic pollution that still haunts the place, walk around the Google campus and talk about GooglePlex, new additions to it, and plans for the future.

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    What: AvocadoCon

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    When: Saturday, July 30 from 11:00

    Where: District Six 428 11th Street San Francisco, CA 94103

    More info:Savor your favorite avocado in all its glory and buttery splendor: shredded, diced, crushed and placed on top of all your favorite dishes – from fried appetizers to soft stuffed empanadas, fresh green sandwiches and juicy burgers, from ice cream rolls to crispy fries in breaded.

    At this festival, you will feel as happy as an avocado that grows under the California sun.

    Guests will be entertained by DJs, and in the bar they will be able to buy craft drinks, which are perfect for dishes with avocado.

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    What: Ukrainian film premiere

    When: Saturday, July 30, from 19:00

    Where:Faith Christian Fellowship Church, 860 Bancroft Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598

    More: Hromada San Francisco invites everyone to the premiere of the Ukrainian film directed by Mikhail Ukhman, The Path of Generations. This is a joint project of the Ukhman & Co company with the non-profit organization Hromada in support of initiatives to purchase transport and medical supplies for Ukrainians.

    Come with the whole family so that the children learn the history of the struggle for the independence of Ukraine. This is an informative and patriotic feature film that will not leave anyone indifferent. After the screening, the audience will have an online communication with director Mikhail Ukhman, a participant in the Russian-Ukrainian war.

    Price: $0-30

     

    Dear readers! Please note that due to the coronavirus epidemic, some events may be canceled or rescheduled to other dates. Therefore, before visiting, we recommend checking the information on the websites of the organizers.

    But we have collected a lot of interesting online events for you:

    • we offer you to go on one of 11 virtual tours of New York
    • if you have long wanted to visit the best museums and theaters, now do it without leaving your home – just follow this link
    • < li>Get free access to online courses from US universities here

    • Read this post on how to make the most of your weeks at home during quarantine
    • Here – 50 free courses on a variety of topics
    • by clicking on this link, visit the most famous castles in Europe
    • we have collected dozens of free resources for not boring self-isolation here

    In addition, interesting Look for events for each day of the week in our calendar. Come, learn, share with friends. Before visiting, check the organizers' websites for details and venues, as they may change.

    Keep us updated on what's happening in your city. Send information about events for the Russian-speaking diaspora to [email protected]

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