Category Archive: Events

Sep 27

Live Performances Of Hamlet In McLaren Park This Weekend

SF Shakes Presents Hamlet September 23-24, 29–30 & October 1st, See Times Below McLaren Park Jerry Garcia Amphitheater The Details: Returning for the 5th year, SF Shakes returns to the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater to present Shakespeare’s famous tragedy Hamlet, which speaks strongly about disenfranchisement in the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark …

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Sep 27

11th Annual Portola Garden District Tour Saturday

It’s that time of the year again.  Get a peek into all the hidden spaces and meet some of your neighbors here in San Francisco’s Garden District.  This year’s event has been simplified so no tickets needed but donations are accepted at each garden site.  All the essential info: Why: Get a peek into private spaces, …

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Sep 22

Portola Prost! – 2nd Annual Oktoberfest Starts Saturday

The week long celebration begins tomorrow (9/23) at F.D.R. down on San Bruno. Special brews, accordians and sausages this and next Saturday with a Munich beer tent vibe all week.  Here are all the details from Kevin & Shae: Our favorite time of year is upon us! OKTOBERFEST! We will be kicking off our week …

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Sep 12

Mayor To Unveil Avenue Theater’s Striking New Neon Tomorrow – Come Join The Party!

After years of planning and decades of wishful thinking, tomorrow night Mayor Ed Lee will flip the switch on a new chapter in the Avenue Theater’s history.  Come join the countdown and tour an historical exhibit curated by our Portola neighbors in the old Johnson’s B.B.Q. space.  Live organ music, ice cream and an after …

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Aug 25

Portola’s Colorful Drag Queen Bingo Prom

Another drag queen bingo has come and gone in a blaze of smeared makeup and bingo ball glory. The Portola Prom theme for this season’s event was embraced by the crowd with attendees in everything from formal wear to cross dressing fabulousness with even some random pandas and a unicorn tossed into the mix.  Capturing all …

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Aug 14

Drag Queen Bingo Presents “Portola Prom” This Thursday

Drag Queen Bingo Presents The Portola Prom Fundraiser This Thursday marks the 5th edition of this popular biannual neighborhood fundraising event. Every Drag Queen Bingo has a theme and this time it’s “Portola Prom”,  You can expect all the trappings of a high school dance but with drag queens, prizes and a bar.  No dates …

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Aug 14

Free Eclipse Glasses At The Portola Library While Supplies Last

Our fabulous Librarian Nicole wants to makes sure that we all experience the solar eclipse safely on the 21st.  San Francisco is too far south to see the full celestial event which means that the only safe way to view the partial eclipse is with a specific type of glasses. Luckily, you can pick up your …

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Aug 10

Invite Your Friends & Neighbors To WildeWhere…wait, what’s that?

One of McLaren Park’s many hidden gems is the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, a 700 seat greek style amphitheater that’s right in our backyard but secluded enough to give you the feeling that you’ve been transported outside of the City. The amphitheater has been around since the 70’s, but it wasn’t until the early 2000’s when …

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