Sunday, February 24 • $60 Members/$75 Public
Spend the day in San Francisco’s world famous Chinatown! Start with a family-style lunch at Garden Restaurant, then stroll across the street to catch a bilingual (English/Cantonese) performance of the play, A Change of Heart. This operatic classic follows a young mother who abandons her poor family in the pursuit of riches, while a wealthy heir spirals out of control with debt. A San Francisco treasure, Costumes and Cookies has been entertaining visitors since the 1950s. Sorry, registration is closed. Contact Jane Skinner for waitlist.
Wednesday, February 27 • $110 Members/$125 Public
Winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival. Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in “Hello, Dolly!”—the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls “the best show of the year!” Breaking box office records week after week and receiving thunderous raves on Broadway, this “Hello, Dolly!” pays tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion. Rolling Stone calls it “a must-see event. A musical comedy dream. If you’re lucky enough to score a ticket, you’ll be seeing something historic.” Golden Gate Theatre, SF. Sorry, registration is closed. Contact Jane Skinner for waitlist.
Thursday, March 28 • $55 Members/$70 Public
During his later years, the well-traveled Monet stayed close to home, inspired by the variety of elements making up his own garden at Giverny with its evolving scenery of flower beds, footpaths, willows, wisteria, and nymphaea. This exhibition of 50 paintings focuses on the series that Monet invented and, just as important, reinvented, in this setting. Includes admission to the Gaugin: A Spiritual Journey exhibition, displaying more than 50 paintings, wood carvings, and ceramics on view for the first time in San Francisco. No-host lunch in the museum café. FAMSF members may deduct $25.
Thursday, May 16 • $40 Members/$55 Public
Start your day steeped in history with the California Historical Society at the historic Old Mint. Walk through over 150 years of history with an expert docent who will share unique stories and answer questions. Tours are 60 minutes and include walking and standing, so wear comfortable shoes. Afterwards, we’ll break for a no-host lunch in the vibrant Yerba Buena District.