Category Archive: Events

Aug 27

Free concert in McLaren Park – Flavor of the South Side

This Saturday we once again see yet another free concert hosted in McLaren Park! Saturday in the Park – McLaren features free, family-friendly performances that showcase local talent.  Each concert has different themes to cover a wide range of interests and musical tastes.  Flavor of the South Side is a day dedicated to bluegrass, classic rock, folk …

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Aug 23

Acoustic Soul Fest success in McLaren Park free concert series

Well this weekend the Portola Planet editor had a 7 year old’s birthday party to attend and our senior journalist, Alex Hobbs, is roughing it in Africa. So we were unable to make the wonderful start to the “Saturday in the Park” series of free concerts in McLaren Park. BUT Laura Kemp has been kind enough …

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Aug 23

Mark your calendar for the 2015 Portola Garden Tour!

Quick heads up Portola residents. We’ve not yet got the final details, but we do know the time and date for the upcoming Portola Garden Tour and keep an eye on their website. So mark your calendars for September 26th, 10am-3pm. Not sure what this is all about? Why not read some of the planets previous …

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Aug 19

Hawaiian, Chinese, Latin and Italian music night this Friday at the next Moving Art House event

You cannot think of art in the Portola without thinking of the awesome Kate Connell and Oscar Melara. They both are key contributors to artwork around the neighborhood and are part of many art events through the year. A few weekends ago they kicked off their Moving Art House events with a celebration at the Portola …

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Aug 13

Jerry Day Concert in McLaren Park a huge success

August 2nd this year was host to the superb Jerry Day event in McLaren Park. Every year there is a free concert at the amphitheater named after the Grateful Dead co-founder and it is always packed out and the sun is always shining. This year was no exception, we’ve never seen as many people attend. The …

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Jul 29

Bernie Sanders Rally Tonight in McLaren Park

For the Bernie Sanders fans and those interested to learn more about his Presidential Campaign, there will be a rally tonight at the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater from 7pm-8pm.  Here are some details from the website:   McLaren Park/ Jerry Garcia Amphitheater/ Southeastern quadrant patriots purpose is to create further interest and momentum for THEE candidate who …

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Jul 24

Palega Park Play Day!!

It is late on Friday night and we just found out that tomorrow from 11-3 there is an amazing play day taking place at Palega Park in the Portola. There will be food trucks, slides, arts and crafts for kids as well as mini fun fair rides. All sponsored by Kaiser! Look forward to seeing …

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Jul 24

SF Mime Troupe Performing in McLaren Park Saturday

Yet another addition to what is turning out to be a hopping weekend here the Portola.  This Saturday (July 25th) at the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, the Tony Award winning San Francisco Mime Troupe will perform their latest show  “Freedomland”.  For those of you as uniformed as me, I will clarify that despite what the troupe’s name may …

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