From Chinese New Year Celebrations To Oscar Viewings, Here Are 9 Things To Do In February


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Wondering what we will be up to in the next month? Here is what’s on our February agenda.

Fury, the Mad Mex-inspired dance and music experience is back. The show, which is produced by filmmaker Kate Duhamel, premiered last fall with principals from Lines Ballet and San Francisco Ballet dancing to a live musical performance by Yassou. If you missed this thrilling show, you’ve got the chance to see it again this weekend at August Hall. On Friday and Saturday, February 1 and 2, doors open at 7:30 p.m. with the experience starting at 8:30.

Fort-Point’s dim sum brunch at Hong Kong Lounge

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With a wide variety of events all over the city, SF Beer Week is going down February 1 through 10. Taste Brooklyn Brewery’s favorite beers for the first time in California at the opening night gala this Friday. Dnjoy dim sum with Fort Point Beer Company at their beer brunch on Saturday, February 2, or visit San Francisco Brewing Co. in Ghirardelli Square for a six-course meal on Wednesday, February 6. There are also tap takeovers all over town, drink specials, and tons more beer-centric events, so browse the entire list of happenings on SF Beer Week’s website.


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The Presidio Social Club is welcoming the year of the pig with an exciting celebration on Wednesday, February 6. From 6 to 9 p.m., the restaurant will close and transform into a Chinese New Year extravaganza. Ticket holders can look forward to Chinese lion dancers, dim sum carts, themed cocktails, a master soup dumpling maker and more. The event pays homage to chef and owner Ray Tang’s cultural heritage.

Jerry Rice at last year’s Guardsmen event

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On Saturday, February 7 mingle with sports personalities, bid on exciting auction items, and enjoy a lively dinner at the 31st annual Guardsmen Celebrity Dinner and Sports Auction. The event takes place at the Four Seasons and proceeds benefit the Guardsmen’s long-time partner, the Giants Community Fund

A scene from “Hamilton”

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Broadway sensation Hamilton returns for a second run at the Orpheum Theater on Tuesday, February 12. If you missed the musical telling of founding father Alexander Hamilton’s life the first time it was in town, be sure to get this hot ticket today. It runs through September. 

The 2018 Chinese New Year event at the Symphony

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The San Francisco Symphony is throwing a lavish Chinese New Year party with a special concert and banquet on Saturday, February 16. Get the inside scoop on this celebration in our story here.

Hilary Newsom and Joanne Horning at the Susan G. Komen Visionary Awards Luncheon in 2018

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Join the Susan G. Komen San Francisco Bay Area chapter at their 2019 Visionary Awards Luncheon at the Julia Morgan Ballroom on Friday, February 22. Individuals like Dr. Melinda Telli and philanthropist Anette Harris will be honored for their significant achievements and advancements in breast cancer research.

The atmosphere at Saint Francis Foundation’s Oscar viewing last year

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The Saint Francis Foundation Ambassadors present their 4th annual Academy Awards viewing party and benefit at the Fairmont’s Penthouse Suite on Sunday, February 24. Dust off that tux and glittering gown for this elegant and fabulous soirée.


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Meals on Wheels SF is throwing a female-centric Women in Wine dinner on Wednesday, February 27. The event, which takes place at chef Melissa Perello’s acclaimed Octavia restaurant, features vintners Elan Fayard of Azur Wines, Jennifer Reichardt of Raft Wines, and Kathryn Sloan of Small Vines.