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March 3 & 4: Two Awesome Weekend Events Celebrating SF History!

San Francisco History Expo
Saturday & Sunday, March 3 & 4, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Old Mint

Heritage volunteer Kaleene Kenning at the 2011 History Expo. Photo by Heritage staff.

The San Francisco Museum and Historical Society hosts the Second Annual San Francisco History Expo on March 3 and 4 at the Old Mint. Celebrate the organizations that help keep San Francisco’s history alive at this two-day open house style event with dozens of the city’s leading community groups. The expo includes a photo exhibit of historic garages called “Elegant Pit Stops,” special presentations, and historic film screenings. Admission is free and there’s a lot to see!

The Balboa Theater’s 86th Birthday Bash
Sunday, March 4, 7 p.m.
Balboa Theater

The Balboa Theater in San Francisco's Richmond District. Photo by Dennis Hearne.

Celebrate the Balboa Theater’s 86th birthday this Sunday, March 4 at 7 p.m. Presented by Cinema SF, the San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation, and the San Francisco Silent Film Festival, the night includes a screening of Harold Lloyd’s silent classic Safety Last(1923) with a 35mm print directly from the Lloyd family. Everyone will receive birthday prizes and enjoy a special birthday cake created by The Cake Lady, Diane Boate, served with liquid libations.

Audience members are encouraged to dress in their best jazz-age clothing to recreate a night at the movies in 1926. General admission is $10 and seniors and children 11 and under are $7.50.


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