Happy New Year!

December 29, 2011

It time again to cow-nt our blessings, celebrate the past year and start the new one. We have suggested some ways to celebrate.

Friday, December 30, 2011

Alfred Hitchcock’s San Francisco | A Walking Tour
This unique tour begins at 11:00 am and is free. Hitchcock used San Francisco as the background for several of his movies. From Nob Hill to Union Square, you’ll see some of the hotels, clubs, retail stores and other locations featured in Vertigo and other Hitchcock classics and learn about their history, architecture, and the stories they tell about the San Francisco of fifty years ago. Meet at the fountain in Huntington Park, off Sacramento Street between Taylor and Mason. Tour ends in Union Square and includes a steep downhill walk.

SF Chamber Orchestra Plays Beethoven
The SF Chamber Orchestra rings in the New Year with music of Ludwig van Beethoven at the Herbst Theater. The music starts at 8:00 pm but Maestro Ben Simon gives an informative onstage-talk 30 minutes before each concert. Concerts are two hours in length. The concert is free but reservations are needed.

Saturday December 31st.

Radio Disney “Noon Year’s Eve”
Event is held at The Children’s Discovery Museum on Woz Way in San Jose. This annual event for kids and families at the Children’s Discovery Museum, has a lot of glitter with hourly ball drops, rainbows of confetti, sparkly art projects and all kinds of activities. Ball drops are on the hour from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

San Jose’s Christmas in the Park
Around the corner is San Jose’s Christmas in the Park which has for 32 years delighted kids with more than 60 animated displays, thousands of glittering lights and the gigantic Community Giving Tree. Christmas music is played throughout the Plaza De Cesar Chavez Park located at Park and Market Streets across from the Tech Museum. There is also a winter wonderland of rides.

Sunday January 1, 2012

SF Chamber Orchestra Plays Beethoven
The Beethoven concert is repeated on Sunday, January 1 at 3:00 pm | St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Maestro Ben Simon will also be hosting a talk 45 minutes before the concert, so make sure to reserve your tickets in advance start the New Year with Beethoven.

We wish you and yours a Happy and safe New Year.

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