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Aug
2
Wed
2017
13th Annual Flower Power Luncheon @ Sir Francis Drake Hotel
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Salvation Army 13th Annual Flower Power Luncheon and Floral Design Show, Red Carpet Bay AreaSalvation Army 13th Annual Flower Power Luncheon and Floral Design Show will feature designs by John James co-hosted by Leigh Martinez of KTVU FOX 2. Using a colorful array of flowers, John will show guests how to create his signature designs at home.

11:00 a.m. Silent auction
12:00p.m-1:30p.m. Lunch/Show

A benefit for The Salvation Army’s Back to School and After-school programs in San Francisco.

Aug
8
Tue
2017
Menlo Charity Horse Show 2017 @ Menlo Circus Club
Aug 8 @ 8:30 am – Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm

Menlo Charity Horse Show, Red Carpet Bay AreaMenlo Charity Horse Show attracts 500 of the most notable names on the circuit. In addition to the exciting equine competitions, the six-day event features shopping for clothing, jewelry, and art, beer and wine tasting, casual lunches and dinners and a black-tie gala event. The Menlo Charity Horse Show raises funds for Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Admission: $10.00 Daily Pass, $35.00 weekly pass; Children under 12 and Senior Citizens (65 and over) are complimentary

Show Events

Tuesday, August 8

  • “Pony Palooza” Special Treats for our Pony Exhibitors and Fans
  • Noon to 3:00 PM Palooza Hospitality Tent
  • “Exhibitor Welcome Dinner”
    5:30 PM Dinner on the Terrace

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

  • “Pony Palooza” Special Treats for our Pony Exhibitors and Fans
    Noon to 3:00 PM Palooza Hospitality Tent
  • $1,000 USHJA Pre-Green 3’3″ Incentive Program Stake
    Arena
  • $1,000 USHJA Pre-Green 3′ Incentive Program Stake
    Arena
  • $1,000 Round Meadow Farm Pony Hunter Classic
    Arena
  • $2,000 Windy Hill Equestrian in Memory of Larry Mayfield 1.20m Horse & Hound Jumper Class
    6:00 PM Grass Jumper Field
  • “Round Meadow Farm-Nicole Norris Pizza Night”
    5:00 PM Pizza and Salad on the Polo Field

Thursday, August 10, 2017

  • $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby Presented by Daryl K. Hoffman, M.D.
    4:30 PM Grass Hunter Field
  • Pasta Dinner courtesy of The Cask Wine Bar Restaurant
    5:00 PM Polo Field

Friday, August 11, 2017

  • $10,000 The Rhys Vineyards 1.30m Ryman Memorial Speed Jumper Class
    6:00 PM Grass Jumper Field
  • “Village Pub and SAAG’S Night”
    5:00 PM Polo Field
  • The Menlo Charity Horse Show Gala

Saturday, August 12, 2016

  • Menlo Charity Horse Show Leadline Class
    Underwritten by Don DeFranco in Memory of his father V. James DeFranco, M.D.
    Arena
  • “Adult  Palooza” Special Treats and Wine Tasting for our Exhibitors and Fans
    1:30pm – 3:00 PM Palooza Hospitality Tent
  • $1,000 Matilda Nieri .95m Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic
    Grass Jumper Field
  • 6:00 PM Stephen Silver $40,000 Grand Prix
    Appetizers courtesy of John Bentley’s
  • Bayhill Equine BBQ
    5:00 PM Polo Field

Sunday, August 13, 2016

  • $2,500 Strideway Farms/The Peterson Family Junior Hunter Classic
    Grass Hunter Field
  • $5,000 China Blue Farm Amateur-Owner Hunter Classic
    Grass Hunter Field
  • $2,500 DeLeon Realty, Inc.  Junior Low Hunter Classic
    Grass Hunter Field
  • $2,500 Kristin Kendall-Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC Amateur Owner Low Hunter Classic
    Grass Hunter Field
  • $1,000 Peninsula Equine Medical Center Adult Amateur Hunter Classic
    Arena
  • $1,000 Trick or Treat Children’s Hunter Classic
    Arena
  • $2,500 Rosewood Sandhill 1.0m Children’s/Adult Amateur Low Jumper Classic
    Grass Jumper Field
  • $5,000 Summerhouse Farm 1.10m Children’s High Jumper Classic
    Grass Jumper Field
  • $5,000 ELLA in Town and Country Village 1.10m Adult Amateur High Jumper Classic
    Grass Jumper Field
  • $7,500 Charlebois Farm 1.20m Junior/Amateur Modified Jumper Classic
    Grass Jumper Field
  • $7,500 FlexJet 1.30m  Junior/Amateur Owner Low Jumper Classic
    Grass Jumper Field
  • $7,500 ABC 7 (KGO-TV) 1.40m Junior /Amateur High Jumper Classic
    Grass Jumper Field

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Sep
14
Thu
2017
San Francisco Symphony Opening Night Gala 2017 @ San Francisco Symphony
Sep 14 @ 5:00 pm – 11:59 pm

YoYo Ma, San Francisco Symphony Opening Night Gala 2017San Francisco Symphony’s 2017-2018 season will celebrate the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein, one of the greatest composers, conductors, and educators of the 20th century. The season kicks off with an Opening Night Gala featuring superstar YoYo Ma with Michael Tilson Thomas and the Symphony Orchestra performing two beloved works. All opening night concertgoers are invited to continue the celebration at the After-Party, which includes cocktails, live music, and dancing.

Make a whole night of it! Four unique Dinner Packages that include premium seating for the concert are available.

San Francisco Opening Night Gala Performers:

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
San Francisco Symphony

Program:

Bernstein, Overture to Candide
Saint-Saëns, Cello Concerto No. 1

Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme
Ravel

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Sep
16
Sat
2017
American Cancer Society Discovery Gala @ The Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco
Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

American Cancer Society San Francisco Discovery GalaThe 2017 American Cancer Society San Francisco Discovery Gala is expected to raise more than $2 million in the effort to finish the fight against cancer.

Some 600 guests including American Cancer Society’s Board of Ambassadors will gather for a reception, elegant dinner, special guest entertainment, and a live and silent auction.

Event Chairs: Denise and John Orwin, Chief Executive Officer of Relypsa

Oct
20
Fri
2017
15th Annual Fashion Fights Arthritis @ The Fairmont Hotel
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Yuka Uehara, Tokyo Gamine, Red Carpet Bay AreaJudy Jorgensen, Fashion Fights Arthritis Chair, Sharon and David Seto, Honorary Chairs, and Chelsey Seippel, Bay Area Arthritis Auxiliary President, invite you to a thrilling runway show featuring designs by Yuka Uehara. Join us for this fun-filled day of fashion to support our efforts in the fight against arthritis.

10:30 a.m. – Champagne Reception & Silent Auction
12:00 p.m. – Luncheon, Live Auction & Runway Show

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Oct
25
Wed
2017
San Francisco Fall Art and Antiques Show: Flower Power @ Fort Mason Festival Pavilion
Oct 25 – Oct 29 all-day

San Francisco Fall Art and Antiques Show, Red Carpet Bay AreaFollowing San Francisco’s Summer of Love 50th anniversary celebrations, save the dates for San Francisco Fall Art and Antiques Show FLOWER POWER: Floral Imagery in Art, Antiques & Design. This year’s theme springs from the beauty and romance of blooms and blossoms. Floral imagery has long been part of a rich visual symbolism in art, be it mythological, religious or romantic. Flower Power is fertile ground for cultivating a uniquely curated assortment of art and antiques. San Francisco Art and Antiques Show also serves as a benefit event for Enterprise for Youth.

San Francisco Fall Art & Antiques Show Opening Night Preview Gala: October 25
Show Dates: October 26 – 29

Show Chair: Suzanne Tucker

Preview Gala Committee: Ken Fulk, Laura King Pfaff, Allison Speer and Frederic Hutchins Moll, OJ and Gary Shansby, Alexis and Trevor Traina, Diane B. Wilsey

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