Marin Arts & Crafts Show

Marin Arts & Crafts Show Start Date: Friday 10/8/2021 — End Date: Sunday 10/10/2021 Admission:free Marin Arts & Crafts Show returns to the San Rafael Embassy Suites Ballrooms from October 8 through 10. Inspired by the Arts & Crafts movement of the late 19th century, the show brings together over 100 artists, artisans, and purveyors in a celebration of handcraft. Show goers can shop directly from the artists and artisans, and find products made with careful, meticulous detail, natural materials, and brilliant colors. Ranging from finely crafted jewelry, accessories, clothing, art and decor, to everyday items as beautiful to look at as they are useful. A series of small interactive workshops are on-going throughout the show and offer a chance to learn handcraft skills such as jewelry making, painting, and mixed media. Marin Arts & Crafts Show looks to capture the spirit and romance of a bygone era, while bringing focus to the future of Art & Crafts and promoting the makers of today. The three-day show encompasses all handcrafted media –jewelry, clothing, woodwork, ceramics, artwork, paper arts, specialty foods, antiquities, and objets d’art –designed and made by independent artisans, studio artists, and small production workshops. Come to shop, take a workshop, mingle with like minded souls, and take in all the creativity. There is no charge for admission or parking, so relax, take your time, and stay all three days! Marin Arts & Crafts Show presents an unparalleled selection of artisan handcraft, Friday through Sunday, October 8 -10, at Embassy Suites, 101 McInnis Pkwy, San Rafael, CA. Hours are 10am to 6pm daily. Everyone is welcome. www.ArtsAndCraftsShow.com Location: 101 McInnis Pkwy, San Rafael, CA 94903 San Rafael Contact: Casey Kennerson info@beadagio.com URL: https://www.artsandcraftsshow.com/marin.php

Autumn Speed Dating Party!

Autumn Speed Dating Party! Start Date: Sunday 9/26/2021 — End Date: Sunday 9/26/2021 Admission:25-35 Time to escape the house and meet new friends, 5 minutes at a time, on a PRIVATE OUTDOOR PATIO on popular Murphy Street in Downtown Sunnyvale! Limiting the party to fully-vaccinated singles and doing it outdoors is prudent! Please bring proof of vaccination. Sunday, Sep 26, 2021. 3:00-5:00pm – Young Singles Speed Dating, ages 26-42 5:00-7:00pm – Advanced Degrees Speed Dating, ages 36-54 7:00-9:00pm – Single Professionals Speed Dating, ages 42-60 TICKETS: $25/Advance or $35/Door (If space permits) We recommend you PREPAY on our main website, www.thepartyhotline.com, as some sections are likely to sell out. LOCATION: Off the Rails Brewing Co, 111 S Murphy Avenue, Sunnyvale CA 94086. Free parking in back. DISCOUNTS & MORE EVENTS at www.thepartyhotline.com •Sep 10, The Masked Ball! San Francisco •Sep 15-21, Athens & Greek Islands Getaway •Sep 25, Upscale Private House Party, Emerald Hills (Redwood City) •Sep 26, Autumn Speed Dating Party, Sunnyvale •Dec 22-27, Christmas in Oxaca, Mexico •Jan 6-11, Perfect Belize Adventure •March 31-April 5, Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls Adventure CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; and by many other singles organizations and meetups. All events benefit The Seva Foundation, www.seva.org, to restore sight to the blind. Location: 111 S Murphy Ave Heritage District Sunnyvale Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com URL: https://www.thepartyhotline.com

31st Annual Autumn Moon Festival

31st Annual Autumn Moon Festival Start Date: Saturday 9/11/2021 — End Date: Sunday 9/12/2021 Admission:Free Once again, the streets of historic Chinatown will be transformed into a lively, colorful pedestrian bazaar for the 31st Annual Autumn Moon Festival on September 11-12, 2021, from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, produced by the Chinatown Merchants Association. For two days, Saturday and Sunday, San Francisco Chinatown on historic Grant Avenue from California to Broadway will be filled with attractive arts and crafts booths, live music, cultural performances, children’s activities, numerous food vendors, corporate sponsors and lion dancing. Location: 667 Grant Ave Chinatown San Francisco Contact: Chinatown Merchant Association info@moonfestival.org URL: http://www.moonfestival.org/index.html

42nd Los Altos Arts and Wine Festival

42nd Los Altos Arts and Wine Festival Start Date: Saturday 9/25/2021 — End Date: Sunday 9/26/2021 Admission:FREE Saturday & Sunday, September 25 and 26, 2021 from 10am to 5pm each day. (Opening night concert by The Megatones, Saturday 5-7pm.) This year on the last weekend in September, Downtown Los Altos will host one of the largest two-day, events in the Bay Area. The highly-rated Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival showcases the distinctive works of artists and craftspeople from more than a dozen states. The Festival also features select vintages from local wineries as well as a wide variety of foods. The Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival is a great event for the whole family with all-day free concerts on two stages and entertainment for children all weekend in the Kidzone. Location: Main and State Streets Los Altos Contact: Scott Hunter info@downtownlosaltos.org URL: https://downtownlosaltos.org/event/42nd-los-altos-arts-wine-festival/

Island City Waterways Art Walk: Japantown

Island City Waterways Art Walk: Japantown Start Date: Friday 9/17/2021 — End Date: Friday 9/17/2021 Admission:FREE RSVP Recommended Celebrating Alameda’s Lost Japantown through the Performing Arts The Island City Waterways® Japantown Art Walk honors Alameda’s Japanese American community with traditional Japanese folk arts, contemporary dance, traditional taiko and world music in Alameda’s historic Japantown district. The Japantown Art Walk brings back the memory of Alameda’s Japantown that was lost during WWII. Each performance reflects a different aspect of Alameda’s Japanese American community in conjunction with the City of Alameda’s Tonarigumi historic marker project. All locations are outdoors! Beginning at the Alameda Free Library, ODC/Dance– San Francisco’s premier contemporary dance company – presents “May’s Letters” an original work by ODC choreographer Kimi Okada, inspired by letters written by her mother while in Tule Lake internment camp. Performances at the Buddhist Temple of Alameda reflect traditional cultural celebrations: Ensohza Minyoshu presents traditional Japanese folk dance and music evoking the festival spirit and character of Japan’s diverse rural communities; PJ Hirabayashi, taiko artist & founder of TaikoPeace, invites the community to participate in “Ei Ja Nai Ka,” a dance, rhythm, song, and chant in celebration, gratitude and commemoration of our immigrant ancestors; Jane Suiei Naito will create a contemporary art installation using a traditional form of ikebana (flower arranging). At Buena Vista United Methodist Church, embracing the contemporary and progressive, Maze Daiko performs original music that combines taiko with world rhythms and melodies creating a unique sound that is influenced by the cultural diversity of the Bay Area. The Japantown Art Walk is a collaboration between Rhythmix Cultural Works, the Buddhist Temple of Alameda, Buena Vista United Methodist Church, the City of Alameda Free Library and Economic Development and Community Services Department. Location: 2513 Blanding Ave Alameda Contact: Rhythmix info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/icw-artwalk-japantown/

The Masked Ball for Single Professionals

The Masked Ball for Single Professionals Start Date: Friday 9/10/2021 — End Date: Friday 9/10/2021 Admission:15-20 Since legally we have to wear a mask indoors in San Francisco, why not turn a negative into a positive? Our first-ever Masked Ball features dancing to your favorite hits at a fun nightclub! Prizes to the most original and most beautiful masks (must cover mouth and nose). Dressy nightclub attire requested. Adults of all ages welcome. Friday, Sep 10, 2021, 8pm-Midnight. Proof of Vaccination and Mask REQUIRED. LOCATION: Lion’s Den, 57 Wentworth Place, San Francisco CA 94108. One block from Hilton Financial Center. Limited free street parking or $3 validated parking (bartender will validate with 2 drink minimum) at Portsmouth Square Parking Garage, 733 Kearny St., one block from Lion’s Den. TICKETS: $15/advance (by Sep 9) or $20/door. DISCOUNTS & MORE EVENTS at www.thepartyhotline.com •Aug 15, Speed Dating, Sunnyvale •Aug 22, Russian River Canoe Trip •Aug 28, Mansion Party for Upscale Singles, Fremont •Sep 10, The Masked Ball! San Francisco •Sep 12-15, Istanbul, Turkey Option (before Greece) •Sep 15-21, Athens & Greek Islands Getaway •Dec 22-27, Christmas in Oxaca, Mexico •Jan 6-11, Perfect Belize Adventure •March 31-April 5, Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls Adventure CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; and by many other singles organizations and meetups. All events benefit The Seva Foundation, www.seva.org, to restore sight to the blind. Location: 57 Wentworth Pl Chinatown San Francisco Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com URL: https://www.thepartyhotline.com

Marin Arts & Crafts Show

Marin Arts & Crafts Show Start Date: Friday 8/6/2021 — End Date: Sunday 8/8/2021 Admission:free Marin Arts & Crafts Show is back! August 6-8, at the San Rafael Embassy suites hotel. The show brings together over 100 artisan exhibits and interactive workshops to celebrate the makers of our time with a nod to craftsmen of the past. A one-of-a-kind shopping experience with free admission and parking – everyone is welcome to shop, mingle, learn and take in all the creativity! The 3-day show encompasses all handcrafted media – jewelry, clothing, woodwork, ceramics, artwork, paper arts, specialty foods, antiquities, and objets d’art –designed and made by independent artisans, studio artists, and small production workshops. Many highly-skilled handcraft artisans have spent over half a century reviving lost styles; using traditional tools and techniques, as well as natural materials, in both traditional and contemporary artisan design. In addition to this unique shopping experience you will also have the opportunity to take part in the workshops, create and explore handcraft skills such as jewelry making, painting, fabric work, and mixed media. Marin Arts & Crafts Show presents an unparalleled selection of artisan handcraft, Friday through Sunday, August 6-8, at Embassy Suites, 101 McInnis Pkwy, San Rafael, CA. Hours are 10am to 6pm –daily. Everyone is welcome. Take advantage of the complimentary Parking along with free admission. Visit our website to learn more www.ArtsAndCraftsShow.com. Location: 101 McInnis Pkwy San Rafael Contact: Josie Johnson josiemwood@gmail.com URL: https://www.artsandcraftsshow.com/

Lady in Red Singles Dance Party!

Lady in Red Singles Dance Party! Start Date: Friday 8/13/2021 — End Date: Friday 8/13/2021 Admission:20-25 Bay Area bachelors are invited to meet that very special Lady in Red at this fun party! Gifts for the best-dressed ladies in red. $20/advance (by Aug 12) or $25/door includes dancing to your favorite hits, with DJ Mike. Dressy attire requested. Adults of all ages welcome. Lucky Friday the 13th of August, 2021, 7:30pm-Midnight. PLEASE BRING PROOF OF VACCINATION. LOCATION: Sonesta San Jose (formerly Crowne Plaza Milpitas), 777 Bellew Drive, Milpitas CA 95035. Especially convenient for our East Bay and Silicon Valley singles, because it is located at the junction of Hwy 880 and Hwy 237. Free parking! Dress to impress. SPONSORED by Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; and by many other singles organizations and meetups. This is a fundraiser for The Seva Foundation, www.seva.org, to restore sight to the blind. MORE EVENTS at www.thepartyhotline.com •July 30 – Aug 2, Zion/Bryce/St. George Adventure •July 31, Everybody Loves Saturday Night!, East Bay •Aug 13, Lady in Red Party, San Jose/Milpitas •Aug 15, Speed Dating, Sunnyvale •Aug 22, Russian River Canoe Trip •Aug 28 – Mansion Party for Upscale Singles, Fremont •Sep 12-15, Istanbul, Turkey Option (before Greece) •Sep 15-21, Athens & Greek Islands Getaway •Dec 22-27, Christmas in Oxaca, Mexico •Jan 6-11, Perfect Belize Adventure •March 31-April 5, Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls Adventure Location: 777 Bellew Dr Milpitas Milpitas Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com URL: https://www.thepartyhotline.com

Take a 360 Selfie for Free Smitten Ice Cream!

Take a 360 Selfie for Free Smitten Ice Cream! Start Date: Saturday 8/7/2021 — End Date: Saturday 8/7/2021 Admission:Free Come to the Santana Row Smitten location to try out the IQUI 360 camera, a revolutionary new camera from Vecnos Inc! Take a selfie with the IQUI and get a free scoop of Smitten ice cream from 2-4 PM! Must allow @IQUI_US to share your 360 creation(s) to participate. Location: #1055 3055 Olin Ave San Jose Contact: rachael rachael@oppkey.com URL: https://www.instagram.com/iqui_us/

Take a 360 Selfie for Free Smitten Ice Cream!

Take a 360 Selfie for Free Smitten Ice Cream! Start Date: Saturday 8/7/2021 — End Date: Saturday 8/7/2021 Admission:Free Come to the Santana Row Smitten location to try out the IQUI 360 camera, a revolutionary new camera from Vecnos Inc! Take a selfie with the IQUI and get a free scoop of Smitten ice cream from 2-4 PM! Must allow @IQUI_US to share your 360 creation(s) to participate. Location: 3055 Olin Ave West Valley San Jose Contact: rachael rachael@oppkey.com URL: https://www.instagram.com/iqui_us/