2017 Noe Valley Garden Tour – June 3rd

The 2017 Noe Valley Garden Tour is coming Saturday, June 3rd from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Nine gardens throughout the Noe Valley neighborhood will be on display. When: Saturday, June 3, 2017 – 10:00am – 4:00pm Where: Noe Valley, San Francisco Cost: $18 adults. $15 seniors 62 and over. Free children 11 and under Be inspired by the thriving shrubs and flowers with vibrant colors and lush foliage after the much needed winter rains. This years theme is, “Tour de Fleur,” […]

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Bike to Work Day, San Francisco! May 11, 2017

In an effort to celebrate and inspire biking in the Bay Area, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is hosting Bike to Work Day on Thursday, May 11th 2017. Join your community to celebrate and promote a healthy and cost-saving alternative in your commute to work. There will be 26 Energizer Stations set up across the city for free snacks, beverages and reusable, collectable tote bags to use for future commutes that will be filled with goodies. Click here to see a […]

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Noe Valley Egg Hunt at Douglass Park – April 15, 2017

The Noe Valley Association Annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place at Douglass Park in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood this year on Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 10am – 12pm. The Egg Hunt is a neighborhood community event and tradition that is open to all families. When: Saturday April 15, 2017 from 10am – 12pm Where: Douglass Park @ 26th & Douglass Streets Price: FREE More information: https://www.noevalleyassociation.org/easter-egg-hunt/ The Noe Valley Egg Hunt is a free egg hunt on the […]

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A Jane Austen Celebration coming to Noe Valley March 20, 2017

Get ready to visit eighteenth and early nineteenth century England right here in Noe Valley, San Francisco! On March 20, 2017, Noe Valley will be hosting A Jane Austen Celebration as part of the popular Word Week event. When: Monday, March 20, 7pm – 8:30pm Where: Umpqua Bank, 3938 24th Street Price: FREE More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1323192314467175/ As part of A Jane Austen Celebration, USA Today and New York Times bestselling authors, Cara Black and Mary McNear, will read from Pride and Prejudice and Northanger […]

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Word Week 2017 and Noe Valley Authors Festival Coming in March

The 11th annual Word Week is coming to Noe Valley the third week of March from March 19th to March 24th. Produced by the Friends of Noe Valley neighborhood association, Word Week is Noe Valley’s literary festival. Friends of Noe Valley would like to acknowledge and thank Martha & Bros. Coffee Company as the official sponsor for Word Week. To conclude Word Week, the third Noe Valley Authors Festival will be held on Saturday, March 24th from 2 p.m. to 5 […]

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Yerba Buena Gardens Festival starting May 1st

Welcome to Summer! Coming soon to downtown San Francisco is a festival unlike any other. The Yerba Buena Gardens Festival boasts over 75 performances that span throughout the entire summer from May 1st to the October 30th Halloween Bash. Whatever your interests are, you’ll have a great time at any of the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival events. The six main categories throughout the summer festival are Weekend Sessions, Let’s Go Salsa @ Jessie Square, Poetic Tuesdays, Thursday Lunchtime Concerts, Children’s […]

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5 Blocks film about Central Market Street at Green Film Fest

This year, appearing in the 2016 San Francisco Green Film Festival, the new documentary film, 5 Blocks, will be showing for free Saturday, April 16 at 2:30pm. Directed by Robert Cortlandt and Dan Goldes, 5 Blocks, is a documentary film about the many revitalizing changes that are taking place in and around central Market Street in San Francisco. Central Market Street has been an area of decline over the last 40 years after once being known as “The Great White Way of […]

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Noe Valley Word Week Literary Festival in March

The Friends of Noe Valley neighborhood association is producing the 10th annual Word Week as a part of Noe Valley’s literary festival. The event will include nine events from Sunday, March 20th until Saturday March 26. All events during Word Week are FREE and open to everyone. Events include Word Wit, Work Week, Women in Their Own Write, Stories, Stickers, and Scribbles, In Translation, Noir at the Bar, How to Get Your Book Published, Queer Words: LGBT Authors, and Does […]

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2016 San Francisco Writers Conference

Super Bowl 50 isn’t only big “cultural” event coming to the Bay Area in the next weeks. The annual San Francisco Writers Conference will take place from February 11th through February 14th at the Mark Hopkins Hotel. This is an excellent opportunity for hobbyists, aspiring writers, and professionals to come together and improve their craft – all in beautiful San Francisco, a city known for its rich, bohemian literary heritage. Read more about the conference and San Francisco writers below! […]

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Happy 4th of July!

Have a great and safe 4th of July!  And be safe out there. A little history:  The Continental Congress, made up of delegates from the 13 original colonies, voted to declare independence from Britain on July 2nd 1776.  The Declaration of Independence, drafted by Thomas Jefferson, was adopted on July 4th 1776, 239 years ago.  I had to look this up on wikipedia.  A little more history:  Every year, no matter how sunny and warm San Francisco is, when it […]

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